Period
to 20 April 2019

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 6 months to 20 April 2019 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
6 months to
20 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 119 145 102
Rank change year-on-year +26 -43 +26
Contract jobs citing SSL 29 10 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.01% 0.33% 1.31%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.99% 2.80% 9.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 9 27
Manchester median daily rate £550 £325 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +69.23% -18.75% +10.34%
10th Percentile £480 £213 £214
90th Percentile £600 £679 £560
North West median daily rate £538 £405 £400
% change year-on-year +32.72% +1.25% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Manchester median hourly rate £25.67 - -
North West median hourly rate £25.67 - £16.00

SSL is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Manchester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 363 357 406
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 12.61% 11.92% 14.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 221 225 245
Manchester median daily rate £425 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +5.26% -1.94%
10th Percentile £206 £175 £235
90th Percentile £575 £627 £550
North West median daily rate £425 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +6.25% +0.95% -3.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 48 15
Manchester median hourly rate £17.41 £17.76 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.97% +31.56% -14.29%
10th Percentile £13.05 £12.69 £10.70
90th Percentile £34.07 £31.80 £17.95
North West median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year +6.06% +3.13% -33.75%

SSL
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 6 months to 20 April 2019.

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 6 months to 20 April 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Salford - 3 - -
SSL
North West

For the 6 months to 20 April 2019, IT contractor jobs citing SSL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for SSL.

1 28 (96.55%) TCP/IP
2 26 (89.66%) DNS
2 26 (89.66%) DevOps
3 25 (86.21%) Linux
3 25 (86.21%) HTTP
3 25 (86.21%) Configuration Management
4 24 (82.76%) Java
4 24 (82.76%) DHCP
5 23 (79.31%) Puppet
6 22 (75.86%) Continuous Integration
7 21 (72.41%) FTP
7 21 (72.41%) Jenkins
8 20 (68.97%) Test Automation
8 20 (68.97%) Travis CI
8 20 (68.97%) IPsec
9 19 (65.52%) Open Source
10 14 (48.28%) Amazon AWS
10 14 (48.28%) nginx
10 14 (48.28%) Servlets
10 14 (48.28%) .NET
10 14 (48.28%) J2EE
10 14 (48.28%) Apache
11 13 (44.83%) Opscode Chef
12 12 (41.38%) Google Cloud Platform
12 12 (41.38%) Amazon EC2
12 12 (41.38%) Google App Engine
12 12 (41.38%) Mongrel
12 12 (41.38%) Tomcat
12 12 (41.38%) IIS
12 12 (41.38%) Microsoft

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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 14 (48.28%) Apache
1 14 (48.28%) nginx
2 12 (41.38%) IIS
2 12 (41.38%) Jetty
2 12 (41.38%) Mongrel
2 12 (41.38%) Tomcat
2 12 (41.38%) WebSphere
3 2 (6.90%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (3.45%) JBoss
4 1 (3.45%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 14 (48.28%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (41.38%) Amazon EC2
2 12 (41.38%) Google App Engine
2 12 (41.38%) Google Cloud Platform
3 10 (34.48%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (3.45%) OpenShift
4 1 (3.45%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (96.55%) TCP/IP
2 26 (89.66%) DNS
3 25 (86.21%) HTTP
4 24 (82.76%) DHCP
5 21 (72.41%) FTP
6 20 (68.97%) IPsec
7 3 (10.34%) Cisco IOS
7 3 (10.34%) IP Telephony
7 3 (10.34%) ISDN
7 3 (10.34%) LAN
7 3 (10.34%) MPLS
7 3 (10.34%) PBX
7 3 (10.34%) VLAN
7 3 (10.34%) VPN
7 3 (10.34%) WAN
8 2 (6.90%) Firewall
8 2 (6.90%) Internet
8 2 (6.90%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (31.03%) NoSQL
1 9 (31.03%) RDBMS
1 9 (31.03%) Relational Database
2 8 (27.59%) MongoDB
2 8 (27.59%) MySQL
3 2 (6.90%) Amazon Redshift
3 2 (6.90%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (6.90%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 21 (72.41%) Jenkins
2 20 (68.97%) Travis CI
3 1 (3.45%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.45%) Gradle
3 1 (3.45%) Maven
General
1 2 (6.90%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.45%) Finance
Job Titles
1 20 (68.97%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (10.34%) Network Engineer
3 2 (6.90%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 2 (6.90%) Linux Engineer
3 2 (6.90%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 2 (6.90%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (3.45%) Automation Engineer
4 1 (3.45%) Cloud Automation Engineer
4 1 (3.45%) Cloud Engineer
4 1 (3.45%) Lead DevOps
4 1 (3.45%) Lead DevOps Engineer
4 1 (3.45%) Technical Leader
4 1 (3.45%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (48.28%) .NET
1 14 (48.28%) J2EE
1 14 (48.28%) Servlets
2 2 (6.90%) LAPP Stack
2 2 (6.90%) WSGI
3 1 (3.45%) Java EE
3 1 (3.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (10.34%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 25 (86.21%) Linux
2 3 (10.34%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (89.66%) DevOps
2 25 (86.21%) Configuration Management
3 22 (75.86%) Continuous Integration
4 20 (68.97%) Test Automation
5 19 (65.52%) Open Source
6 10 (34.48%) Unit Testing
7 9 (31.03%) Microservices
8 8 (27.59%) OO
8 8 (27.59%) OOP
9 7 (24.14%) Target Operating Model
9 7 (24.14%) Thought Leadership
10 4 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
11 3 (10.34%) Disaster Recovery
11 3 (10.34%) ITIL
11 3 (10.34%) Problem-Solving
12 2 (6.90%) Computer Science
12 2 (6.90%) Deployment Automation
12 2 (6.90%) Informatics
12 2 (6.90%) ITSM
12 2 (6.90%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (82.76%) Java
2 2 (6.90%) Bash Shell
2 2 (6.90%) Python
3 1 (3.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (27.59%) SC Cleared
1 8 (27.59%) Security Cleared
2 4 (13.79%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (6.90%) CCNA
3 2 (6.90%) CCNP
3 2 (6.90%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (6.90%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (6.90%) Degree
3 2 (6.90%) ISEB
3 2 (6.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
System Software
1 12 (41.38%) VMware Infrastructure
1 12 (41.38%) Xen
2 7 (24.14%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (6.90%) Docker
Systems Management
1 23 (79.31%) Puppet
2 13 (44.83%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (10.34%) Ansible
4 2 (6.90%) Salt
5 1 (3.45%) CA Wily
5 1 (3.45%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 12 (41.38%) Google
1 12 (41.38%) Microsoft
1 12 (41.38%) VMware
2 3 (10.34%) Cisco