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 24 June 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.

Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 88 99 87
Rank change year-on-year +11 -12  
Contract jobs citing SSL 2 12 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.18% 0.80% 1.32%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.45% 5.53% 8.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 10 16
Median daily rate £425 £425 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +61.90%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £488 £388 £350
% change year-on-year +26.00% +10.71%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £40.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year - +2.56%  

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 138 217 225
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 12.75% 14.45% 14.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 141 143
Median daily rate £375 £400 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +18.51%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £325 £123
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £533 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £368 £345
% change year-on-year +2.04% +6.52%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 8
Median hourly rate £26.63 £10.20 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +161.10% -54.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £10.20 £13.14
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.34 £13.21 £117.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £32.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -13.84% +30.00%  

SSL
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

SSL
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

SSL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SSL in Leeds

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 4 (80.00%) Firewall
2 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 3 (60.00%) Network Security
2 3 (60.00%) PCI DSS
2 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (60.00%) Sophos
2 3 (60.00%) Office 365
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (40.00%) ITIL
4 1 (20.00%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (20.00%) Change Management
4 1 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (20.00%) CheckPoint
4 1 (20.00%) ClearQuest
4 1 (20.00%) AIX
4 1 (20.00%) Linux
4 1 (20.00%) ClearCase
4 1 (20.00%) LAN
4 1 (20.00%) WAN
4 1 (20.00%) VPN
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco
4 1 (20.00%) IBM
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (20.00%) Banking
4 1 (20.00%) WebSphere Process Server
4 1 (20.00%) Network Design

SSL
Co-occurring 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (20.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (20.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (20.00%) WebSphere Process Server
Cloud Services
1 3 (60.00%) Office 365
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) Firewall
2 3 (60.00%) Network Security
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (20.00%) IPsec
3 1 (20.00%) LAN
3 1 (20.00%) VPN
3 1 (20.00%) WAN
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) ClearCase
1 1 (20.00%) ClearQuest
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Security Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Office 365 Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Server Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) WebSphere Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Server
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (20.00%) AIX
2 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Change Management
2 1 (20.00%) Network Design
2 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Jython
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Sophos
2 1 (20.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco
2 1 (20.00%) IBM