Period
to 14 December 2018

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 14 December 2018 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
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 133 134 133
Rank change year-on-year +1 -1 -4
Contract jobs citing SSL 26 6 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.81% 0.21% 0.79%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.34% 1.66% 5.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 5 17
Manchester median daily rate £512 £375 £389
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +36.53% -3.47% +11.00%
10th Percentile £269 £309 £350
90th Percentile £538 £670 £514
North West median daily rate £481 £405 £400
% change year-on-year +18.83% +1.25% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Manchester median hourly rate £29.00 - £14.75
10th Percentile £20.60 - £14.38
90th Percentile £32.00 - £15.13
North West median hourly rate £24.75 - £14.75

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 487 361 526
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 15.23% 12.42% 15.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 285 223 313
Manchester median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £176 £115 £209
90th Percentile £538 £573 £550
North West median daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 34 25
Manchester median hourly rate £20.00 £18.13 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.34% +0.69% +33.33%
10th Percentile £13.25 £11.75 £12.95
90th Percentile £47.50 £41.00 £40.00
North West median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +2.94% -5.56% +5.88%

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

SSL
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 14 December 2018.

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 14 December 2018. 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 - 2 - -
SSL
North West

For the 6 months to 14 December 2018, 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 23 (88.46%) TCP/IP
2 20 (76.92%) DNS
3 17 (65.38%) HTTP
4 16 (61.54%) Linux
5 15 (57.69%) DHCP
5 15 (57.69%) Amazon AWS
5 15 (57.69%) DevOps
6 14 (53.85%) Java
6 14 (53.85%) IIS
6 14 (53.85%) Configuration Management
6 14 (53.85%) Continuous Integration
7 13 (50.00%) Test Automation
7 13 (50.00%) nginx
7 13 (50.00%) IPsec
7 13 (50.00%) VMware
7 13 (50.00%) Microsoft
7 13 (50.00%) Apache
7 13 (50.00%) FTP
7 13 (50.00%) Puppet
8 12 (46.15%) Jenkins
8 12 (46.15%) Servlets
9 11 (42.31%) .NET
9 11 (42.31%) Amazon EC2
9 11 (42.31%) VMware Infrastructure
9 11 (42.31%) Cloud Computing
9 11 (42.31%) Google
9 11 (42.31%) WebSphere
9 11 (42.31%) Open Source
9 11 (42.31%) Google Cloud Platform
9 11 (42.31%) Travis CI

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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 (53.85%) IIS
2 13 (50.00%) Apache
2 13 (50.00%) nginx
3 11 (42.31%) WebSphere
4 10 (38.46%) Jetty
4 10 (38.46%) Mongrel
4 10 (38.46%) Tomcat
5 3 (11.54%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (7.69%) Skype for Business
7 1 (3.85%) IBM HTTP Server
Cloud Services
1 15 (57.69%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (42.31%) Amazon EC2
2 11 (42.31%) Cloud Computing
2 11 (42.31%) Google Cloud Platform
3 10 (38.46%) Google App Engine
4 1 (3.85%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 1 (3.85%) Amazon S3
4 1 (3.85%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (3.85%) Route 53
4 1 (3.85%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 23 (88.46%) TCP/IP
2 20 (76.92%) DNS
3 17 (65.38%) HTTP
4 15 (57.69%) DHCP
5 13 (50.00%) FTP
5 13 (50.00%) IPsec
6 8 (30.77%) Firewall
7 5 (19.23%) Internet
7 5 (19.23%) LAN
7 5 (19.23%) VLAN
7 5 (19.23%) VPN
8 4 (15.38%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (15.38%) ISDN
8 4 (15.38%) MPLS
8 4 (15.38%) SMTP
8 4 (15.38%) WAN
9 2 (7.69%) Cisco Nexus
9 2 (7.69%) HSRP
9 2 (7.69%) NAS
9 2 (7.69%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) Amazon Redshift
1 2 (7.69%) Apache Cassandra
1 2 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (3.85%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (3.85%) MongoDB
2 1 (3.85%) MySQL
2 1 (3.85%) NoSQL
2 1 (3.85%) RDBMS
2 1 (3.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (46.15%) Jenkins
2 11 (42.31%) Travis CI
3 2 (7.69%) GitLab
4 1 (3.85%) Artifactory
4 1 (3.85%) JIRA
4 1 (3.85%) Maven
General
1 3 (11.54%) Banking
2 2 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (50.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (11.54%) Network Engineer
3 2 (7.69%) Deployment Engineer
3 2 (7.69%) Firewall Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) Analyst
4 1 (3.85%) Consultant
4 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) Installations Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) Senior DevOps
4 1 (3.85%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) Server Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (46.15%) Servlets
2 11 (42.31%) .NET
3 10 (38.46%) J2EE
4 2 (7.69%) 802.1X
4 2 (7.69%) LAPP Stack
4 2 (7.69%) Web Services
4 2 (7.69%) WSGI
5 1 (3.85%) Middleware
5 1 (3.85%) Sensu
5 1 (3.85%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (19.23%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.69%) EFT
2 2 (7.69%) Smartphone
3 1 (3.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (3.85%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (3.85%) NHS
3 1 (3.85%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 16 (61.54%) Linux
2 7 (26.92%) Windows
3 3 (11.54%) Unix
3 3 (11.54%) Windows Server
4 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (3.85%) AIX
5 1 (3.85%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (57.69%) DevOps
2 14 (53.85%) Configuration Management
2 14 (53.85%) Continuous Integration
3 13 (50.00%) Test Automation
4 11 (42.31%) Open Source
5 10 (38.46%) Unit Testing
6 3 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (11.54%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (11.54%) ITIL
6 3 (11.54%) Load Balancing
6 3 (11.54%) Penetration Testing
7 2 (7.69%) Build Automation
7 2 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (7.69%) Computer Science
7 2 (7.69%) Informatics
7 2 (7.69%) ITSM
7 2 (7.69%) Load Testing
7 2 (7.69%) Network Monitoring
7 2 (7.69%) Security Operations
7 2 (7.69%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (53.85%) Java
2 4 (15.38%) Bash Shell
2 4 (15.38%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (15.38%) CCNP
1 4 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (15.38%) Security Cleared
2 3 (11.54%) BPSS Clearance
2 3 (11.54%) SC Cleared
3 2 (7.69%) CCNA
3 2 (7.69%) CCSA
3 2 (7.69%) CCSE
3 2 (7.69%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (7.69%) Degree
3 2 (7.69%) HP APS
3 2 (7.69%) ISEB
3 2 (7.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 11 (42.31%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (38.46%) Xen
3 4 (15.38%) Active Directory
4 1 (3.85%) Docker
4 1 (3.85%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 13 (50.00%) Puppet
2 6 (23.08%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (11.54%) Ansible
4 2 (7.69%) Salt
5 1 (3.85%) Kibana
5 1 (3.85%) Kubernetes
5 1 (3.85%) logstash
5 1 (3.85%) Nagios
5 1 (3.85%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 13 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 13 (50.00%) VMware
2 11 (42.31%) Google
3 6 (23.08%) Cisco
4 4 (15.38%) CheckPoint
4 4 (15.38%) F5
4 4 (15.38%) IronPort
4 4 (15.38%) Nokia
5 2 (7.69%) Blue Coat
5 2 (7.69%) Forcepoint
5 2 (7.69%) HP
5 2 (7.69%) Juniper
5 2 (7.69%) McAfee
5 2 (7.69%) SolarWinds
6 1 (3.85%) Citrix
6 1 (3.85%) IBM