Period
to 22 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Sheffield 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 22 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)
South Yorkshire > Sheffield
6 months to
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 42 65 52
Rank change year-on-year +23 -13 -7
Contract jobs citing SSL 18 1 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 3.02% 0.16% 2.47%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.65% 0.79% 14.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 1 12
Sheffield median daily rate £450 £450 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -18.18% +41.03%
10th Percentile £409 £425 £407
90th Percentile £547 £475 £575
South Yorkshire median daily rate £431 £450 £550
% change year-on-year -4.17% -18.18% +35.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Sheffield median hourly rate - - -
South Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -

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 Sheffield with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Sheffield
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 102 126 152
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 17.09% 19.78% 17.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 75 93
Sheffield median daily rate £413 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.33% -5.26% +36.10%
10th Percentile £161 £223 £307
90th Percentile £555 £638 £575
South Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £430 £446
% change year-on-year -4.07% -3.64% +39.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 5
Sheffield median hourly rate - £28.14 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -37.46% +264.37%
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £21.50
% change year-on-year -4.78% -19.41% +74.09%

SSL
Job Vacancy Trend in Sheffield

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

Job vacancy trend for SSL in Sheffield

SSL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SSL in Sheffield

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Sheffield

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SSL in Sheffield over the 6 months to 22 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SSL in Sheffield

SSL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SSL in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 22 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 Sheffield region with a requirement for SSL.

1 8 (44.44%) HTTP
1 8 (44.44%) TCP/IP
2 7 (38.89%) Python
2 7 (38.89%) Linux
2 7 (38.89%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (38.89%) DevOps
3 6 (33.33%) Open Source
3 6 (33.33%) Puppet
3 6 (33.33%) Java
3 6 (33.33%) SSH
3 6 (33.33%) PKI
4 5 (27.78%) WebSphere
4 5 (27.78%) Xen
4 5 (27.78%) Configuration Management
4 5 (27.78%) Workflow
4 5 (27.78%) VMware
4 5 (27.78%) .NET
4 5 (27.78%) J2EE
4 5 (27.78%) Apache
4 5 (27.78%) Tomcat
4 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
4 5 (27.78%) Jenkins
4 5 (27.78%) nginx
4 5 (27.78%) SC Cleared
4 5 (27.78%) Security Cleared
4 5 (27.78%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (27.78%) Ansible
5 4 (22.22%) Google App Engine
5 4 (22.22%) Google Cloud Platform
5 4 (22.22%) Cyberthreat

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Sheffield 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 5 (27.78%) Apache
1 5 (27.78%) nginx
1 5 (27.78%) Tomcat
1 5 (27.78%) WebSphere
2 4 (22.22%) IIS
2 4 (22.22%) Jetty
2 4 (22.22%) Mongrel
3 1 (5.56%) Apache ServiceMix
3 1 (5.56%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (5.56%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (5.56%) JBoss
3 1 (5.56%) Mule
3 1 (5.56%) WebLogic
3 1 (5.56%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 7 (38.89%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (22.22%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (22.22%) Google App Engine
2 4 (22.22%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (11.11%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (5.56%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (5.56%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (5.56%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 8 (44.44%) HTTP
1 8 (44.44%) TCP/IP
2 6 (33.33%) SSH
3 4 (22.22%) DHCP
3 4 (22.22%) DNS
3 4 (22.22%) FTP
3 4 (22.22%) IPsec
4 2 (11.11%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 2 (11.11%) Firewall
4 2 (11.11%) Internet
5 1 (5.56%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) MongoDB
1 2 (11.11%) MySQL
1 2 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (27.78%) Jenkins
2 4 (22.22%) Travis CI
3 2 (11.11%) Git (software)
3 2 (11.11%) Subversion
General
1 4 (22.22%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Banking
3 1 (5.56%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 4 (22.22%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Consultant
2 3 (16.67%) Operations Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) DevOps Consultant
3 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Technical Writer
4 1 (5.56%) Automation Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) AWS Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Cryptography Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Java Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 1 (5.56%) Middleware Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Web Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) WebLogic Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) WebOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (27.78%) .NET
1 5 (27.78%) J2EE
2 4 (22.22%) Servlets
3 2 (11.11%) CSS
3 2 (11.11%) HTML
3 2 (11.11%) Node.js
4 1 (5.56%) 802.1X
4 1 (5.56%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (5.56%) AngularJS
4 1 (5.56%) Apache CXF
4 1 (5.56%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (5.56%) Middleware
4 1 (5.56%) REST
4 1 (5.56%) RESTful
4 1 (5.56%) Spring
4 1 (5.56%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) PKI
2 4 (22.22%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (38.89%) Linux
2 3 (16.67%) Windows
3 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) DevOps
2 6 (33.33%) Open Source
3 5 (27.78%) Configuration Management
3 5 (27.78%) Workflow
4 4 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (22.22%) Cybersecurity
4 4 (22.22%) Web Operations
5 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (11.11%) Deployment Automation
6 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 2 (11.11%) Migration
6 2 (11.11%) Risk Management
7 1 (5.56%) Change Management
7 1 (5.56%) Cryptography
7 1 (5.56%) Digital Transformation Programme
7 1 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (5.56%) Planning and Forecasting
7 1 (5.56%) Problem Management
7 1 (5.56%) Remediation Plan
7 1 (5.56%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (38.89%) Python
2 6 (33.33%) Java
3 4 (22.22%) Ruby
4 3 (16.67%) Bash Shell
5 2 (11.11%) JavaScript
5 2 (11.11%) Shell Script
6 1 (5.56%) C
6 1 (5.56%) Go
6 1 (5.56%) Java 8
6 1 (5.56%) Perl
6 1 (5.56%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) SC Cleared
1 5 (27.78%) Security Cleared
2 2 (11.11%) CISSP
2 2 (11.11%) CompTIA Security+
2 2 (11.11%) GSEC
3 1 (5.56%) BPSS Clearance
System Software
1 5 (27.78%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (27.78%) Xen
2 2 (11.11%) Active Directory
2 2 (11.11%) ProxySG
3 1 (5.56%) Docker
3 1 (5.56%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 6 (33.33%) Puppet
2 5 (27.78%) Ansible
3 4 (22.22%) Terraform
4 3 (16.67%) SCCM
5 2 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (5.56%) Salt
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
1 5 (27.78%) VMware
2 4 (22.22%) Google
3 2 (11.11%) Blue Coat
3 2 (11.11%) CheckPoint
3 2 (11.11%) F5
3 2 (11.11%) Symantec
4 1 (5.56%) IBM
4 1 (5.56%) Thales