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 22 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
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
North West / Manchester
Rank 64 85 80
Rank change year-on-year +21 -5  
Contract jobs citing SSL 24 16 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.84% 0.90% 0.69%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.82% 6.30% 4.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 6 8
Median daily rate £400 £400 £318
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +25.98%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £313 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £470 £330
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £370
% change year-on-year +12.50% +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £42.50 £17.11
% change year-on-year -64.11% +148.39%  

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 203 254 228
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 15.56% 14.30% 14.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 132 114
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £529 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 13 11
Median hourly rate £15.50 £20.00 £25.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.50% -22.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £48.00 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.95 £37.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year -35.27% +34.54%  

SSL
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester 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 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 22 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 22 March 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
Salford - 5 £550 - 1
Stockport - 1 - - 3
SSL
North West

SSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 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 Manchester region with a requirement for SSL.

1 24 (70.59%) Linux
2 16 (47.06%) Java
2 16 (47.06%) TCP/IP
2 16 (47.06%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (47.06%) Jenkins
3 15 (44.12%) Puppet
3 15 (44.12%) HTTPS
4 13 (38.24%) DevOps
5 12 (35.29%) Opscode Chef
5 12 (35.29%) Continuous Integration
5 12 (35.29%) Travis CI
5 12 (35.29%) HTTP
5 12 (35.29%) Python
5 12 (35.29%) Configuration Management
5 12 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (32.35%) Unix
7 10 (29.41%) Windows
7 10 (29.41%) WebSphere
8 9 (26.47%) Ruby
8 9 (26.47%) J2EE
8 9 (26.47%) IBM
8 9 (26.47%) Nagios
8 9 (26.47%) CentOS
8 9 (26.47%) Git (software)
8 9 (26.47%) Ansible
8 9 (26.47%) Kibana
8 9 (26.47%) Graphite
9 8 (23.53%) Riemann
9 8 (23.53%) Ganglia
9 8 (23.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

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Top Related 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 10 (29.41%) WebSphere
2 8 (23.53%) OpenStack
3 6 (17.65%) Tomcat
3 6 (17.65%) WebSphere Application Server
4 5 (14.71%) Apache
5 4 (11.76%) IBM HTTP Server
5 4 (11.76%) IIS
5 4 (11.76%) Jetty
5 4 (11.76%) Mongrel
5 4 (11.76%) nginx
6 1 (2.94%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (2.94%) SharePoint
6 1 (2.94%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 16 (47.06%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (11.76%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (11.76%) Google App Engine
2 4 (11.76%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 16 (47.06%) TCP/IP
2 15 (44.12%) HTTPS
3 12 (35.29%) HTTP
4 8 (23.53%) DNS
4 8 (23.53%) FTP
5 6 (17.65%) DHCP
5 6 (17.65%) Firewall
6 5 (14.71%) LAN
7 4 (11.76%) IPsec
7 4 (11.76%) VPN
7 4 (11.76%) WAN
8 3 (8.82%) SSH
8 3 (8.82%) VLAN
8 3 (8.82%) VoIP
9 2 (5.88%) Cisco IOS
9 2 (5.88%) Network Security
10 1 (2.94%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (2.94%) IPv4
10 1 (2.94%) PBX
10 1 (2.94%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.76%) MySQL
2 1 (2.94%) Big Data
2 1 (2.94%) DB2
2 1 (2.94%) SAP HANA
2 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 16 (47.06%) Jenkins
2 12 (35.29%) Travis CI
3 9 (26.47%) Git (software)
4 8 (23.53%) GoCD
4 8 (23.53%) Subversion
5 2 (5.88%) GitLab
5 2 (5.88%) JIRA
5 2 (5.88%) MSI
6 1 (2.94%) Eclipse
6 1 (2.94%) Maven
General
1 4 (11.76%) Finance
1 4 (11.76%) Retail
2 2 (5.88%) Banking
2 2 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (23.53%) DevOps Engineer
2 5 (14.71%) Administrator
3 4 (11.76%) WebSphere Administrator
4 3 (8.82%) Integration Specialist
4 3 (8.82%) Product Specialist
4 3 (8.82%) Server Administrator
4 3 (8.82%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
5 2 (5.88%) Automation Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Security Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Telecoms Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Unix Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Unix Linux Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Unix Security Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) Cisco Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) Java Developer
6 1 (2.94%) Server Analyst
6 1 (2.94%) Technical Specialist
6 1 (2.94%) WebSphere Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (26.47%) J2EE
2 6 (17.65%) JDBC
2 6 (17.65%) JMS
3 5 (14.71%) Servlets
3 5 (14.71%) XML
4 4 (11.76%) .NET
4 4 (11.76%) EDIFACT
4 4 (11.76%) ODBC
5 3 (8.82%) Elastic Stack
6 2 (5.88%) Middleware
7 1 (2.94%) AngularJS
7 1 (2.94%) Java EE
7 1 (2.94%) JSON
7 1 (2.94%) REST
7 1 (2.94%) Restlet
7 1 (2.94%) Sensu
7 1 (2.94%) SOAP
7 1 (2.94%) WebSphere MQ
7 1 (2.94%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.76%) Clustering
2 3 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.82%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.88%) Security Operations Centre
3 2 (5.88%) Wiki
4 1 (2.94%) Fat Client
4 1 (2.94%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (2.94%) NHS
4 1 (2.94%) Smartphone
4 1 (2.94%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 24 (70.59%) Linux
2 11 (32.35%) Unix
3 10 (29.41%) Windows
4 9 (26.47%) CentOS
5 8 (23.53%) Fedora
5 8 (23.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (8.82%) AIX
7 1 (2.94%) Solaris
7 1 (2.94%) VMS
7 1 (2.94%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (38.24%) DevOps
2 12 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (35.29%) Configuration Management
2 12 (35.29%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (11.76%) High Availability
3 4 (11.76%) ITIL
3 4 (11.76%) Open Source
3 4 (11.76%) Security Operations
4 3 (8.82%) Patch Management
4 3 (8.82%) SIEM
5 2 (5.88%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (5.88%) Information Security
5 2 (5.88%) ITSM
5 2 (5.88%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (5.88%) Privileged Access Management
5 2 (5.88%) Service Management
5 2 (5.88%) TDD
5 2 (5.88%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 2 (5.88%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (47.06%) Java
2 12 (35.29%) Python
3 9 (26.47%) Ruby
4 6 (17.65%) Shell Script
5 4 (11.76%) ActionScript
5 4 (11.76%) ActionScript 2.0
5 4 (11.76%) ActionScript 3.0
6 3 (8.82%) Bash Shell
7 2 (5.88%) Jython
7 2 (5.88%) PowerShell
7 2 (5.88%) SQL
8 1 (2.94%) JavaScript
8 1 (2.94%) Korn
8 1 (2.94%) Perl
8 1 (2.94%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (8.82%) CISSP
1 3 (8.82%) ISEB
1 3 (8.82%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.88%) CCNA
2 2 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (5.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (5.88%) SANS
2 2 (5.88%) SSCP
3 1 (2.94%) CCNP
3 1 (2.94%) CISM
3 1 (2.94%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (14.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (11.76%) Xen
3 1 (2.94%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.94%) Docker
3 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (2.94%) OpenSSH
3 1 (2.94%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (2.94%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (2.94%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 15 (44.12%) Puppet
2 12 (35.29%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (26.47%) Ansible
3 9 (26.47%) Graphite
3 9 (26.47%) Kibana
3 9 (26.47%) Nagios
4 8 (23.53%) Ganglia
4 8 (23.53%) Riemann
5 3 (8.82%) QRadar
6 2 (5.88%) yum
7 1 (2.94%) Control-M
7 1 (2.94%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (2.94%) logstash
7 1 (2.94%) Nmap
7 1 (2.94%) SCCM
7 1 (2.94%) Terraform
Vendors
1 9 (26.47%) IBM
2 8 (23.53%) Red Hat
3 6 (17.65%) Oracle
4 5 (14.71%) Microsoft
4 5 (14.71%) VMware
5 4 (11.76%) Axway
5 4 (11.76%) Google
5 4 (11.76%) Splunk
6 3 (8.82%) Apple
6 3 (8.82%) Cisco
7 2 (5.88%) HP
7 2 (5.88%) LogRhythm
8 1 (2.94%) AlienVault
8 1 (2.94%) AppDynamics
8 1 (2.94%) ArcSight
8 1 (2.94%) BMC
8 1 (2.94%) Dell
8 1 (2.94%) Motorola
8 1 (2.94%) Qualys
8 1 (2.94%) SAP
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