Period
to 20 July 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 20 July 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
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 85 77 78
Rank change year-on-year -8 +1 +23
Contract jobs citing SSL 7 8 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.47% 0.64% 1.83%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.55% 2.92% 6.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 19
Reading median daily rate £363 £400 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.38% -15.79% +11.76%
10th Percentile £225 £336 £321
90th Percentile £469 £400 £525
Berkshire median daily rate £363 £400 £410
% change year-on-year -9.38% -2.44% -0.61%
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 275 274 487
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 18.66% 21.94% 26.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 137 260
Reading median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £200 £263 £255
90th Percentile £575 £560 £519
Berkshire median daily rate £410 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +2.50% +6.67% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 15 12
Reading median hourly rate £17.50 £19.66 £19.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.99% +0.25% +12.06%
10th Percentile £15.50 £12.90 £10.65
90th Percentile £56.25 £56.76 £52.96
Berkshire median hourly rate £21.00 £13.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +61.54% -27.78% -48.57%

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 20 July 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 20 July 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 4 (57.14%) WAN
1 4 (57.14%) Cisco
1 4 (57.14%) Firewall
2 3 (42.86%) Wireless
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (42.86%) VMware
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 3 (42.86%) Juniper
2 3 (42.86%) LAN
2 3 (42.86%) SNMP
2 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
2 3 (42.86%) VPN
2 3 (42.86%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) MS Exchange
2 3 (42.86%) SCCM
2 3 (42.86%) WLAN
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server
3 2 (28.57%) Use Case
3 2 (28.57%) VLAN
3 2 (28.57%) User Experience
3 2 (28.57%) Network Architecture
3 2 (28.57%) WAAS
3 2 (28.57%) Skype for Business
3 2 (28.57%) Unified Communications
3 2 (28.57%) DECT
3 2 (28.57%) DNS
3 2 (28.57%) HTTPS
3 2 (28.57%) PBX
3 2 (28.57%) SMTP

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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 3 (42.86%) MS Exchange
2 2 (28.57%) Skype for Business
3 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) IaaS
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (14.29%) Office 365
1 1 (14.29%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) Firewall
1 4 (57.14%) WAN
2 3 (42.86%) LAN
2 3 (42.86%) SNMP
2 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
2 3 (42.86%) VPN
2 3 (42.86%) Wireless
2 3 (42.86%) WLAN
3 2 (28.57%) DECT
3 2 (28.57%) DNS
3 2 (28.57%) FTP
3 2 (28.57%) HTTP
3 2 (28.57%) HTTPS
3 2 (28.57%) Internet
3 2 (28.57%) IPsec
3 2 (28.57%) MPLS
3 2 (28.57%) OSPF
3 2 (28.57%) PBX
3 2 (28.57%) SMTP
3 2 (28.57%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) Systems Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Applications Support
2 1 (14.29%) Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Azure Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Cloud Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Graduate
2 1 (14.29%) Graduate Applications Support
2 1 (14.29%) Network Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) Project Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) User Experience
2 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) Clustering
2 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 1 (14.29%) Replication
2 1 (14.29%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
1 3 (42.86%) Windows Server
2 1 (14.29%) Mac OS X
2 1 (14.29%) Windows 2000 Server
2 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Business Continuity
1 2 (28.57%) Load Balancing
1 2 (28.57%) Network Architecture
1 2 (28.57%) Use Case
2 1 (14.29%) Change Management
2 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
2 1 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (14.29%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (28.57%) CCDA
2 2 (28.57%) CCNA
2 2 (28.57%) CCVP
3 1 (14.29%) CCNP
3 1 (14.29%) DV Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) HNC
3 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) Firmware
2 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) SCCM
2 1 (14.29%) FortiGate
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (14.29%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Cisco
2 3 (42.86%) Juniper
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) VMware
3 2 (28.57%) Avaya
3 2 (28.57%) CheckPoint
3 2 (28.57%) Citrix
3 2 (28.57%) Nortel
4 1 (14.29%) Capita
4 1 (14.29%) Extreme Networks
4 1 (14.29%) HP
4 1 (14.29%) SolarWinds
4 1 (14.29%) SonicWALL
4 1 (14.29%) WatchGuard