The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for SSL skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SSL over the 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
Rank 83 90 78
Rank change year-on-year +7 -12  
Contract jobs citing SSL 3 10 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.30% 0.70% 1.02%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.59% 6.25% 7.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 10
Median daily rate £425 £550 £220
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.72% +150.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £460 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +15.00% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £42.75 £17.11
% change year-on-year -60.23% +149.85%  

SSL is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Leeds
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 116 160 169
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 11.55% 11.20% 14.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 103 116
Median daily rate £425 £369 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.25% +13.46%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £265 £123
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 12 4
Median hourly rate £19.00 £14.30 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.86% -59.14%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -39.18% +23.33%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leeds citing SSL as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for SSL in Leeds

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SSL in Leeds.

Contractor daily rate trend for SSL in Leeds

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SSL in Leeds.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SSL in Leeds

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Top 25 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SSL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Leeds region with a requirement for SSL.

1 6 (100.00%) Firewall
2 5 (83.33%) Finance
3 4 (66.67%) Sophos
3 4 (66.67%) Windows
3 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 4 (66.67%) Network Security
3 4 (66.67%) PCI DSS
3 4 (66.67%) Office 365
3 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (66.67%) Windows Server
4 2 (33.33%) F5
4 2 (33.33%) Firmware
4 2 (33.33%) Intranet
4 2 (33.33%) Internet
4 2 (33.33%) Extranet
4 2 (33.33%) HTTP
4 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
4 2 (33.33%) DNS
4 2 (33.33%) Cisco
4 2 (33.33%) Unix
4 2 (33.33%) BIG-IP
5 1 (16.67%) Law
5 1 (16.67%) Banking
5 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (16.67%) Data Centre

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Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Cloud Services
1 4 (66.67%) Office 365
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) Firewall
2 4 (66.67%) Network Security
3 2 (33.33%) BIG-IP
3 2 (33.33%) DNS
3 2 (33.33%) Extranet
3 2 (33.33%) HTTP
3 2 (33.33%) Internet
3 2 (33.33%) Intranet
3 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
General
1 5 (83.33%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Banking
2 1 (16.67%) Law
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 4 (66.67%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
1 4 (66.67%) Security Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Office 365 Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
1 4 (66.67%) Windows Server
1 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (33.33%) Unix
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (66.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (33.33%) Firmware
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Sophos
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco
2 2 (33.33%) F5