Period
to 19 June 2019

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 19 June 2019 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
19 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 54 48 60
Rank change year-on-year -6 +12 -1
Contract jobs citing SSL 34 18 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 3.80% 2.53% 1.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 32.08% 12.77% 5.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 10 4
Sheffield median daily rate £550 £474 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.09% -5.25% +81.82%
South Yorkshire median daily rate £550 £474 £500
% change year-on-year +16.09% -5.25% +73.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Sheffield median hourly rate - £35.00 -
South Yorkshire median hourly rate - £35.00 -

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 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 106 141 122
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 11.84% 19.83% 19.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 105 61
Sheffield median daily rate £500 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% +15.15%
10th Percentile £175 £260 £213
90th Percentile £601 £578 £575
South Yorkshire median daily rate £419 £413 £445
% change year-on-year +1.52% -7.30% +11.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 2
Sheffield median hourly rate £16.00 £35.00 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -54.29% +204.35% -26.98%
10th Percentile £14.23 £35.00 £10.75
90th Percentile £51.85 £35.00 £12.25
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.75 £35.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year -55.00% +150.00% -20.00%

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 19 June 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SSL in Sheffield

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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 19 June 2019, 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 33 (97.06%) Linux
1 33 (97.06%) HTTP
2 31 (91.18%) TCP/IP
3 28 (82.35%) Configuration Management
3 28 (82.35%) Continuous Integration
3 28 (82.35%) Amazon AWS
4 26 (76.47%) Open Source
5 25 (73.53%) Agile Software Development
5 25 (73.53%) Java
6 24 (70.59%) Python
6 24 (70.59%) Ruby
6 24 (70.59%) Git (software)
7 21 (61.76%) Microsoft Azure
7 21 (61.76%) Node.js
8 19 (55.88%) Bash Shell
8 19 (55.88%) DevOps
9 18 (52.94%) Test Automation
10 13 (38.24%) Puppet
11 11 (32.35%) Web Operations
12 10 (29.41%) Microsoft
13 9 (26.47%) Deployment Automation
14 7 (20.59%) Jenkins
14 7 (20.59%) Web Services
15 6 (17.65%) Apache
15 6 (17.65%) Windows
15 6 (17.65%) FTP
15 6 (17.65%) DNS
15 6 (17.65%) VMware
15 6 (17.65%) Opscode Chef
15 6 (17.65%) Windows Server

SSL
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 6 (17.65%) Apache
2 5 (14.71%) Tomcat
2 5 (14.71%) WebSphere
3 3 (8.82%) IIS
3 3 (8.82%) Jetty
3 3 (8.82%) Mongrel
3 3 (8.82%) nginx
3 3 (8.82%) WebLogic
4 2 (5.88%) IBM HTTP Server
4 2 (5.88%) IBM Transformation Extender
4 2 (5.88%) Mule
4 2 (5.88%) WebLogic Portal
4 2 (5.88%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (5.88%) WebSphere Portal
Cloud Services
1 28 (82.35%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (61.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (11.76%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (11.76%) Google App Engine
3 4 (11.76%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 33 (97.06%) HTTP
2 31 (91.18%) TCP/IP
3 6 (17.65%) DNS
3 6 (17.65%) FTP
4 4 (11.76%) DHCP
4 4 (11.76%) IPsec
5 2 (5.88%) NAS
5 2 (5.88%) SAN
5 2 (5.88%) SMTP
5 2 (5.88%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.76%) MongoDB
1 4 (11.76%) MySQL
1 4 (11.76%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (5.88%) Hazelcast
3 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 24 (70.59%) Git (software)
2 7 (20.59%) Jenkins
3 4 (11.76%) Subversion
4 3 (8.82%) Travis CI
General
1 4 (11.76%) Finance
2 3 (8.82%) Banking
3 1 (2.94%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (38.24%) Web Engineer
2 11 (32.35%) Operations Engineer
3 9 (26.47%) WebOps Engineer
4 7 (20.59%) DevOps Engineer
4 7 (20.59%) Senior DevOps
5 3 (8.82%) Developer
5 3 (8.82%) Java Developer
5 3 (8.82%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 2 (5.88%) JavaScript Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Linux Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Automation Specialist
7 1 (2.94%) AWS DevOps
7 1 (2.94%) AWS Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Azure DevOps
7 1 (2.94%) Azure Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) IT Analyst
7 1 (2.94%) Linux Developer
7 1 (2.94%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Web Applications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (61.76%) Node.js
2 7 (20.59%) Web Services
3 3 (8.82%) .NET
3 3 (8.82%) J2EE
3 3 (8.82%) Middleware
3 3 (8.82%) Servlets
4 2 (5.88%) IBM Integration Bus
4 2 (5.88%) LDAP
4 2 (5.88%) RESTful
4 2 (5.88%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.82%) Public Cloud
2 1 (2.94%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 33 (97.06%) Linux
2 6 (17.65%) Windows
2 6 (17.65%) Windows Server
3 3 (8.82%) Unix
4 2 (5.88%) AIX
4 2 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (5.88%) Solaris
4 2 (5.88%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (82.35%) Configuration Management
1 28 (82.35%) Continuous Integration
2 26 (76.47%) Open Source
3 25 (73.53%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (55.88%) DevOps
5 18 (52.94%) Test Automation
6 11 (32.35%) Web Operations
7 9 (26.47%) Deployment Automation
8 5 (14.71%) Infrastructure Automation
8 5 (14.71%) The Twelve-Factor App
9 4 (11.76%) Continuous Deployment
10 3 (8.82%) Change Management
10 3 (8.82%) Data Security
10 3 (8.82%) Mentoring
10 3 (8.82%) Web Development
11 2 (5.88%) Computer Science
11 2 (5.88%) ITIL
11 2 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
11 2 (5.88%) Planning and Forecasting
11 2 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 25 (73.53%) Java
2 24 (70.59%) Python
2 24 (70.59%) Ruby
3 19 (55.88%) Bash Shell
4 4 (11.76%) JavaScript
5 2 (5.88%) Perl
Qualifications
1 6 (17.65%) BPSS Clearance
2 4 (11.76%) DBS Check
2 4 (11.76%) Security Cleared
3 2 (5.88%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (5.88%) Degree
4 1 (2.94%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.82%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (5.88%) NCSC
System Software
1 5 (14.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (8.82%) Xen
3 2 (5.88%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (38.24%) Puppet
2 6 (17.65%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (14.71%) Ansible
4 4 (11.76%) Salt
5 2 (5.88%) Kubernetes
5 2 (5.88%) Terraform
Vendors
1 10 (29.41%) Microsoft
2 6 (17.65%) VMware
3 4 (11.76%) Google
4 2 (5.88%) BMC
4 2 (5.88%) IBM
4 2 (5.88%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.94%) Oracle