Period
to 18 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 18 October 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)
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 83 73 85
Rank change year-on-year -10 +12 +1
Contract jobs citing SSL 11 9 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.77% 0.72% 0.65%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.96% 3.40% 2.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 6 7
Reading median daily rate £355 £340 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.41% -15.00% -20.00%
10th Percentile £148 £288 £340
90th Percentile £465 £419 £523
Berkshire median daily rate £363 £340 £363
% change year-on-year +6.62% -6.21% -19.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Reading median hourly rate £52.50 - -
Berkshire median hourly rate £52.50 - -

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 Reading with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Reading
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 278 265 364
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 19.37% 21.08% 23.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 134 170
Reading median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £190 £263 £250
90th Percentile £538 £560 £525
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +3.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 18 14
Reading median hourly rate £20.00 £19.33 £19.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.47% -1.43% +12.06%
10th Percentile £15.80 £14.61 £12.15
90th Percentile £41.75 £47.50 £44.88
Berkshire median hourly rate £19.00 £13.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year +40.74% -6.90% -39.58%

SSL
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for SSL in Reading

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SSL in Reading

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SSL in Reading over the 6 months to 18 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SSL in Reading

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SSL in Reading

For the 6 months to 18 October 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 Reading region with a requirement for SSL.

1 5 (45.45%) VPN
2 4 (36.36%) Cisco
2 4 (36.36%) Juniper
2 4 (36.36%) Firewall
2 4 (36.36%) IPsec
3 3 (27.27%) Telecoms
3 3 (27.27%) Change Management
3 3 (27.27%) Wireless
3 3 (27.27%) HTTPS
3 3 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (27.27%) CheckPoint
3 3 (27.27%) WAN
3 3 (27.27%) SNMP
3 3 (27.27%) Virtual Team
4 2 (18.18%) Consul
4 2 (18.18%) Amazon ELB
4 2 (18.18%) HAProxy
4 2 (18.18%) Oracle ZFS
4 2 (18.18%) Load Balancing
4 2 (18.18%) Use Case
4 2 (18.18%) Network Security
4 2 (18.18%) CentOS
4 2 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (18.18%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (18.18%) Amazon S3
4 2 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (18.18%) Bash Shell
4 2 (18.18%) Network Architecture
4 2 (18.18%) WAAS
4 2 (18.18%) OpenVPN

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 (18.18%) Apache
1 2 (18.18%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (18.18%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (18.18%) Amazon ELB
1 2 (18.18%) Amazon S3
1 2 (18.18%) Route 53
1 2 (18.18%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 1 (9.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (45.45%) VPN
2 4 (36.36%) Firewall
2 4 (36.36%) IPsec
3 3 (27.27%) HTTPS
3 3 (27.27%) SNMP
3 3 (27.27%) WAN
3 3 (27.27%) Wireless
4 2 (18.18%) DECT
4 2 (18.18%) DNS
4 2 (18.18%) FTP
4 2 (18.18%) HTTP
4 2 (18.18%) Internet
4 2 (18.18%) LAN
4 2 (18.18%) MPLS
4 2 (18.18%) NetScreen
4 2 (18.18%) OSPF
4 2 (18.18%) PBX
4 2 (18.18%) SMTP
4 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
4 2 (18.18%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) MariaDB
1 2 (18.18%) MySQL
General
1 3 (27.27%) Telecoms
2 1 (9.09%) Electronics
2 1 (9.09%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
2 1 (9.09%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) AWS DevOps
2 2 (18.18%) AWS DevOps Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) AWS Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Functional Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Graduate
2 2 (18.18%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Linux Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Linux Scripter
2 2 (18.18%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 1 (9.09%) Digital Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Graduate Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Graduate Applications Support
3 1 (9.09%) Graduate Support Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Integration Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Integration Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) IT Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Network Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) Web Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) LAMP
2 1 (9.09%) IBM Integration Bus
2 1 (9.09%) REST
2 1 (9.09%) SOAP
2 1 (9.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Virtual Team
2 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (18.18%) User Experience
3 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
3 1 (9.09%) DataPower
3 1 (9.09%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) CentOS
1 2 (18.18%) Fedora
1 2 (18.18%) Linux
1 2 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Change Management
2 2 (18.18%) Analytics
2 2 (18.18%) Business Continuity
2 2 (18.18%) DevOps
2 2 (18.18%) Load Balancing
2 2 (18.18%) Network Architecture
2 2 (18.18%) Use Case
3 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (9.09%) API Development
3 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (9.09%) Cryptography
3 1 (9.09%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (9.09%) Identity Management
3 1 (9.09%) Incident Management
3 1 (9.09%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (9.09%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (9.09%) Programme Management
3 1 (9.09%) Project Management
3 1 (9.09%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) Bash Shell
1 2 (18.18%) Python
2 1 (9.09%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (18.18%) CCDA
2 2 (18.18%) CCNA
2 2 (18.18%) CCVP
3 1 (9.09%) CCNP
3 1 (9.09%) Degree
3 1 (9.09%) DV Cleared
3 1 (9.09%) HNC
3 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Btrfs
1 2 (18.18%) Docker
2 1 (9.09%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) Consul
1 2 (18.18%) HAProxy
1 2 (18.18%) Kubernetes
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle ZFS
2 1 (9.09%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Cisco
1 4 (36.36%) Juniper
2 3 (27.27%) CheckPoint
3 2 (18.18%) Avaya
3 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 2 (18.18%) Nortel
3 2 (18.18%) Red Hat
4 1 (9.09%) Extreme Networks
4 1 (9.09%) Fortinet
4 1 (9.09%) IBM
4 1 (9.09%) SAP
4 1 (9.09%) SolarWinds