Period
to 18 November 2017

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 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)
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 82 87 84
Rank change year-on-year +5 -3 +9
Contract jobs citing SSL 6 9 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.48% 0.61% 1.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.47% 2.45% 6.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 27
Reading median daily rate £340 £375 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.33% -25.00% +33.33%
10th Percentile £288 £328 £410
90th Percentile £419 £540 £579
Berkshire median daily rate £380 £363 £450
% change year-on-year +4.83% -19.44% +34.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Reading median hourly rate - - £45.00
Berkshire median hourly rate - - £39.00

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 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 243 367 398
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 19.24% 24.90% 20.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 160 201
Reading median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.23% +3.33%
10th Percentile £263 £248 £213
90th Percentile £550 £526 £518
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £391 £375
% change year-on-year +2.24% +4.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 16 23
Reading median hourly rate £19.00 £29.25 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -35.04% +67.14% -
10th Percentile £12.90 £13.13 £11.18
90th Percentile £47.50 £55.65 £47.50
Berkshire median hourly rate £13.50 £15.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year -10.00% -45.45% +57.14%

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

SSL
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

SSL
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 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 Reading region with a requirement for SSL.

1 5 (83.33%) VPN
2 4 (66.67%) Firewall
2 4 (66.67%) IPsec
3 3 (50.00%) Wireless
3 3 (50.00%) CCNP
3 3 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (50.00%) Cisco
3 3 (50.00%) Ethernet
3 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (33.33%) Palo Alto
4 2 (33.33%) Cisco Wireless
4 2 (33.33%) Junos
4 2 (33.33%) LAN
4 2 (33.33%) VoIP
4 2 (33.33%) WAN
4 2 (33.33%) Juniper
4 2 (33.33%) CCNA
4 2 (33.33%) CheckPoint
4 2 (33.33%) MPLS
4 2 (33.33%) McAfee
4 2 (33.33%) Information Security
4 2 (33.33%) Blue Coat
4 2 (33.33%) Network Security
4 2 (33.33%) Wireless Security
4 2 (33.33%) FMCG
5 1 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
5 1 (16.67%) SolarWinds
5 1 (16.67%) C-shell

SSL
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 1 (16.67%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) VPN
2 4 (66.67%) Firewall
2 4 (66.67%) IPsec
3 3 (50.00%) Ethernet
3 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (50.00%) Wireless
4 2 (33.33%) Cisco Wireless
4 2 (33.33%) Junos
4 2 (33.33%) LAN
4 2 (33.33%) MPLS
4 2 (33.33%) Network Security
4 2 (33.33%) VoIP
4 2 (33.33%) WAN
4 2 (33.33%) Wireless Security
5 1 (16.67%) BGP
5 1 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (16.67%) DNS
5 1 (16.67%) FTP
5 1 (16.67%) OpenVPN
5 1 (16.67%) Quagga
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Firewall Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Information Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Information Security Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Information Security Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Information Systems Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Information Systems Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) IP Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) IP Network Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Network Security Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) Network Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) Security Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Security Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Security Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Telecoms Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) FMCG
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (16.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Information Security
2 1 (16.67%) Change Control
2 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
2 1 (16.67%) Load Balancing
2 1 (16.67%) Mathematics
2 1 (16.67%) Network Design
2 1 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (16.67%) Physics
2 1 (16.67%) Proactive Monitoring
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) Security Architecture
2 1 (16.67%) SIEM
2 1 (16.67%) Software Deployment
2 1 (16.67%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
1 1 (16.67%) C-shell
1 1 (16.67%) Korn
1 1 (16.67%) Perl
1 1 (16.67%) Python
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) CCNP
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (33.33%) CCNA
3 1 (16.67%) HNC
3 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
1 1 (16.67%) Openswan
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (16.67%) QRadar
1 1 (16.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco
2 2 (33.33%) Blue Coat
2 2 (33.33%) CheckPoint
2 2 (33.33%) Juniper
2 2 (33.33%) McAfee
2 2 (33.33%) Palo Alto
3 1 (16.67%) Alcatel-Lucent
3 1 (16.67%) Arista
3 1 (16.67%) BT
3 1 (16.67%) CyberArk
3 1 (16.67%) Lumension
3 1 (16.67%) Meridio
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) SAP
3 1 (16.67%) ServiceNow
3 1 (16.67%) SolarWinds
3 1 (16.67%) Varonis
3 1 (16.67%) Vyatta