Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 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 17 November 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 > Merseyside
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 42 49 49
Rank change year-on-year +7 0 -5
Contract jobs citing SSL 6 4 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 1.22% 0.66% 1.55%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.57% 3.67% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 2
Merseyside median daily rate £350 £548 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -36.07% +28.82% -
10th Percentile £325 £430 £403
90th Percentile £375 £571 £468
North West median daily rate £319 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -20.31% +14.29% -26.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Merseyside median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - £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 Merseyside with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Merseyside
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 70 109 132
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 14.23% 17.96% 17.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 65 48
Merseyside median daily rate £325 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.75% - +25.49%
10th Percentile £146 £176 £150
90th Percentile £438 £523 £479
North West median daily rate £400 £408 £375
% change year-on-year -1.84% +8.67% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 10 11
Merseyside median hourly rate £11.74 £16.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.66% +28.00% -39.76%
10th Percentile £10.57 £12.75 £12.00
90th Percentile £14.10 £28.48 £23.75
North West median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year +3.13% -5.88% -10.53%

SSL
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

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

Job vacancy trend for SSL in Merseyside

SSL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SSL in Merseyside

SSL
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SSL within the Merseyside region over the 6 months to 17 November 2017. 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
Liverpool +4 5 £350 -14.63%
SSL
North West

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for SSL.

1 4 (66.67%) Windows
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 4 (66.67%) Citrix
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft App-V
1 4 (66.67%) AppSense
1 4 (66.67%) XenApp
1 4 (66.67%) XenDesktop
1 4 (66.67%) PowerShell
1 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (66.67%) Capacity Management
1 4 (66.67%) NetScaler
1 4 (66.67%) AppDNA
1 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
1 4 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 3 (50.00%) Virtual Team
2 3 (50.00%) Fat Client
2 3 (50.00%) Thin Client
2 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (50.00%) DNS
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco
3 2 (33.33%) Linux
3 2 (33.33%) SAS
3 2 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 2 (33.33%) SMTP
3 2 (33.33%) Publishing
3 2 (33.33%) Route 53
3 2 (33.33%) Big Data
3 2 (33.33%) CentOS
3 2 (33.33%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (33.33%) Amazon S3

SSL
Co-occurring IT Skills in Merseyside 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 2 (33.33%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (33.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
1 2 (33.33%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (33.33%) Amazon S3
1 2 (33.33%) AWS CloudFormation
1 2 (33.33%) AWS Lambda
1 2 (33.33%) Route 53
1 2 (33.33%) Serverless
1 2 (33.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) NetScaler
2 3 (50.00%) DNS
3 2 (33.33%) SMTP
4 1 (16.67%) Internet
4 1 (16.67%) Intranet
4 1 (16.67%) LAN
4 1 (16.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) GitLab
1 2 (33.33%) Jenkins
1 2 (33.33%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 2 (33.33%) Publishing
1 2 (33.33%) Retail
2 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Citrix Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Citrix Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Citrix Support
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Citrix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Fat Client
1 3 (50.00%) Thin Client
1 3 (50.00%) Virtual Team
2 2 (33.33%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
1 4 (66.67%) Windows Server
1 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (33.33%) CentOS
2 2 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Capacity Management
2 2 (33.33%) Application Packaging
2 2 (33.33%) Auto-Scaling
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft App-V
1 4 (66.67%) XenApp
1 4 (66.67%) XenDesktop
2 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (66.67%) AppDNA
2 2 (33.33%) Puppet
2 2 (33.33%) Rsyslog
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) AppSense
1 4 (66.67%) Citrix
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco
2 2 (33.33%) Red Hat