The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 29 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)
North West > Manchester
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 80 86 63
Rank change year-on-year +6 -23  
Contract jobs citing SSL 10 19 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.71% 1.06% 2.04%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.85% 7.09% 14.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 20
Manchester median daily rate £163 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -56.53% +15.38%  
10th Percentile £161 £342 £252
90th Percentile £587 £425 £355
North West median daily rate £163 £381 £300
% change year-on-year -57.24% +27.08%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Manchester median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - - -

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 Manchester with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 206 268 207
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 14.61% 15.01% 13.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 280 287 327
Manchester median daily rate £390 £375 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.00% +25.00%  
10th Percentile £160 £200 £188
90th Percentile £538 £525 £450
North West median daily rate £375 £388 £310
% change year-on-year -3.22% +25.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 25 38
Manchester median hourly rate £22.00 £45.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -51.11% +125.00%  
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
90th Percentile £168.75 £45.00 £42.50
North West median hourly rate £40.00 £14.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +185.71% -20.00%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings citing SSL as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for SSL in Manchester

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SSL in Manchester

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SSL in Manchester over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SSL in Manchester

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SSL in Manchester

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Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SSL within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 29 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stockport - 1 - - 2
SSL
North West

For the 6 months to 29 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 Manchester region with a requirement for SSL.

1 20 (58.82%) Linux
2 16 (47.06%) TCP/IP
3 14 (41.18%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (41.18%) Jenkins
4 12 (35.29%) Puppet
4 12 (35.29%) HTTP
4 12 (35.29%) Java
5 11 (32.35%) Windows
5 11 (32.35%) HTTPS
5 11 (32.35%) Firewall
6 10 (29.41%) DNS
6 10 (29.41%) DHCP
6 10 (29.41%) Unix
6 10 (29.41%) DevOps
7 9 (26.47%) Opscode Chef
7 9 (26.47%) Python
7 9 (26.47%) IBM
7 9 (26.47%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (23.53%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (23.53%) FTP
8 8 (23.53%) VPN
8 8 (23.53%) WAN
8 8 (23.53%) Configuration Management
8 8 (23.53%) LAN
8 8 (23.53%) Travis CI
9 7 (20.59%) ITIL
9 7 (20.59%) J2EE
9 7 (20.59%) Tomcat
9 7 (20.59%) VLAN
10 6 (17.65%) WebSphere

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 7 (20.59%) Tomcat
2 6 (17.65%) WebSphere
3 4 (11.76%) Apache
3 4 (11.76%) IIS
3 4 (11.76%) Jetty
3 4 (11.76%) Mongrel
3 4 (11.76%) nginx
3 4 (11.76%) OpenStack
4 2 (5.88%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (5.88%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (2.94%) IBM HTTP Server
Cloud Services
1 14 (41.18%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (14.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (11.76%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (11.76%) Google App Engine
3 4 (11.76%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 16 (47.06%) TCP/IP
2 12 (35.29%) HTTP
3 11 (32.35%) Firewall
3 11 (32.35%) HTTPS
4 10 (29.41%) DHCP
4 10 (29.41%) DNS
5 8 (23.53%) FTP
5 8 (23.53%) LAN
5 8 (23.53%) VPN
5 8 (23.53%) WAN
6 7 (20.59%) VLAN
7 6 (17.65%) Cisco IOS
8 5 (14.71%) MPLS
8 5 (14.71%) VoIP
9 4 (11.76%) IPsec
9 4 (11.76%) PBX
10 3 (8.82%) SSH
11 2 (5.88%) IP Telephony
11 2 (5.88%) ISDN
11 2 (5.88%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.76%) MySQL
2 2 (5.88%) Big Data
3 1 (2.94%) DB2
3 1 (2.94%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 14 (41.18%) Jenkins
2 8 (23.53%) Travis CI
3 6 (17.65%) Git (software)
4 4 (11.76%) GoCD
4 4 (11.76%) Subversion
5 3 (8.82%) JIRA
6 2 (5.88%) Eclipse
6 2 (5.88%) GitLab
6 2 (5.88%) Maven
6 2 (5.88%) MSI
General
1 5 (14.71%) Telecoms
2 4 (11.76%) Retail
3 3 (8.82%) Finance
4 1 (2.94%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (14.71%) Telecoms Engineer
2 4 (11.76%) Designer
2 4 (11.76%) DevOps Engineer
3 3 (8.82%) Integration Specialist
3 3 (8.82%) Network Engineer
3 3 (8.82%) Product Specialist
3 3 (8.82%) Technical Designer
4 2 (5.88%) Analyst
4 2 (5.88%) Architect
4 2 (5.88%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (5.88%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (5.88%) Cloud Architect
4 2 (5.88%) Developer
4 2 (5.88%) DevOps Architect
4 2 (5.88%) Java Developer
4 2 (5.88%) LAN Engineer
4 2 (5.88%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (5.88%) Security Engineer
4 2 (5.88%) Unix Engineer
4 2 (5.88%) Unix Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (20.59%) J2EE
2 6 (17.65%) Servlets
2 6 (17.65%) XML
3 4 (11.76%) .NET
3 4 (11.76%) EDIFACT
3 4 (11.76%) Elastic Stack
3 4 (11.76%) JDBC
3 4 (11.76%) JMS
3 4 (11.76%) ODBC
4 2 (5.88%) AngularJS
4 2 (5.88%) JSON
4 2 (5.88%) REST
4 2 (5.88%) Restlet
4 2 (5.88%) Sensu
4 2 (5.88%) SOAP
4 2 (5.88%) XSLT
5 1 (2.94%) Java EE
5 1 (2.94%) Middleware
5 1 (2.94%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (11.76%) Smartphone
3 3 (8.82%) Management Information System
4 2 (5.88%) NHS
4 2 (5.88%) Security Operations Centre
4 2 (5.88%) Wiki
5 1 (2.94%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.94%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.94%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 20 (58.82%) Linux
2 11 (32.35%) Windows
3 10 (29.41%) Unix
4 5 (14.71%) CentOS
5 4 (11.76%) Fedora
5 4 (11.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (5.88%) AIX
7 1 (2.94%) Solaris
7 1 (2.94%) VMS
7 1 (2.94%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (29.41%) DevOps
2 9 (26.47%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (23.53%) Configuration Management
3 8 (23.53%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (20.59%) ITIL
5 5 (14.71%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (11.76%) ITSM
6 4 (11.76%) Open Source
6 4 (11.76%) Security Operations
6 4 (11.76%) Service Management
7 3 (8.82%) Informatics
7 3 (8.82%) SIEM
8 2 (5.88%) Cybersecurity
8 2 (5.88%) Data Modelling
8 2 (5.88%) Identity Management
8 2 (5.88%) Information Security
8 2 (5.88%) Network Monitoring
8 2 (5.88%) Scrum
8 2 (5.88%) TDD
8 2 (5.88%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 12 (35.29%) Java
2 9 (26.47%) Python
3 6 (17.65%) Ruby
4 4 (11.76%) ActionScript
4 4 (11.76%) ActionScript 2.0
4 4 (11.76%) ActionScript 3.0
5 3 (8.82%) Bash Shell
5 3 (8.82%) SQL
6 2 (5.88%) JavaScript
6 2 (5.88%) PowerShell
6 2 (5.88%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.94%) Jython
7 1 (2.94%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (14.71%) ISEB
2 4 (11.76%) CCNA
2 4 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (11.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (8.82%) CCNP
3 3 (8.82%) CISSP
3 3 (8.82%) Security Cleared
4 2 (5.88%) SANS
4 2 (5.88%) SSCP
5 1 (2.94%) CISM
5 1 (2.94%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (2.94%) Degree
5 1 (2.94%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) PCI DSS
1 1 (2.94%) PMO
System Software
1 4 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (11.76%) Xen
2 2 (5.88%) Docker
2 2 (5.88%) OpenSSH
3 1 (2.94%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 12 (35.29%) Puppet
2 9 (26.47%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (17.65%) Ansible
3 6 (17.65%) Graphite
3 6 (17.65%) Kibana
3 6 (17.65%) Nagios
4 4 (11.76%) Ganglia
4 4 (11.76%) Riemann
5 3 (8.82%) QRadar
6 2 (5.88%) logstash
6 2 (5.88%) Nmap
6 2 (5.88%) Terraform
6 2 (5.88%) yum
7 1 (2.94%) SCOM
Vendors
1 9 (26.47%) IBM
2 6 (17.65%) Cisco
3 5 (14.71%) Microsoft
3 5 (14.71%) Oracle
3 5 (14.71%) Splunk
4 4 (11.76%) Axway
4 4 (11.76%) Google
4 4 (11.76%) Red Hat
4 4 (11.76%) VMware
5 2 (5.88%) AppDynamics
5 2 (5.88%) Apple
5 2 (5.88%) HP
5 2 (5.88%) LogRhythm
6 1 (2.94%) AlienVault
6 1 (2.94%) ArcSight
6 1 (2.94%) Qualys
6 1 (2.94%) SAP