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 3 months to 30 March 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)
South Yorkshire / Sheffield
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 48 45 32
Rank change year-on-year -3 -13  
Contract jobs citing SSL 4 10 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 1.11% 2.25% 0.38%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.19% 14.49% 2.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 0
Median daily rate £550 £275 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +100.00% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +18.75% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £42.75 £17.11
% change year-on-year -60.23% +149.85%  

SSL is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Sheffield with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Sheffield
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 77 69 46
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Sheffield 21.33% 15.54% 17.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 34 32
Median daily rate £500 £400 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% +33.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £187 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 3
Median hourly rate £11.50 £17.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -34.28% -30.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year -39.18% +25.42%  

SSL
Job Vacancy Trend in Sheffield

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Sheffield citing SSL as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

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

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 30 March 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 Sheffield region with a requirement for SSL.

1 13 (86.67%) Linux
1 13 (86.67%) HTTP
1 13 (86.67%) TCP/IP
1 13 (86.67%) Ruby
2 10 (66.67%) PostgreSQL
2 10 (66.67%) Java
2 10 (66.67%) MongoDB
3 9 (60.00%) DevOps
4 7 (46.67%) Salt
4 7 (46.67%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (46.67%) Puppet
4 7 (46.67%) Jenkins
4 7 (46.67%) Python
4 7 (46.67%) Configuration Management
4 7 (46.67%) Web Services
4 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (46.67%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (40.00%) Security Cleared
5 6 (40.00%) Git (software)
5 6 (40.00%) Subversion
5 6 (40.00%) Node.js
5 6 (40.00%) Redis
5 6 (40.00%) OpenStack
5 6 (40.00%) GitHub
5 6 (40.00%) Bitbucket
5 6 (40.00%) Go
5 6 (40.00%) Docker
5 6 (40.00%) etcd
5 6 (40.00%) flannel
5 6 (40.00%) Host Intrusion Detection System

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 (40.00%) OpenStack
2 1 (6.67%) WebSphere
2 1 (6.67%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 6 (40.00%) GitHub
2 3 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (20.00%) IaaS
2 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (86.67%) HTTP
1 13 (86.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (6.67%) DNS
2 1 (6.67%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (66.67%) MongoDB
1 10 (66.67%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (40.00%) Redis
3 4 (26.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (46.67%) Jenkins
2 6 (40.00%) Bitbucket
2 6 (40.00%) Git (software)
2 6 (40.00%) Subversion
General
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) WebOps Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Administrator
3 1 (6.67%) Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Java Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 1 (6.67%) Operations Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Senior Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Senior Java Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (46.67%) Web Services
2 6 (40.00%) Node.js
3 1 (6.67%) JDBC
3 1 (6.67%) JMS
3 1 (6.67%) Middleware
3 1 (6.67%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 13 (86.67%) Linux
2 6 (40.00%) CoreOS
2 6 (40.00%) RancherOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) DevOps
2 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (46.67%) Configuration Management
2 7 (46.67%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (40.00%) Security Hardening
4 5 (33.33%) Open Source
5 4 (26.67%) Web Development
5 4 (26.67%) Web Operations
6 1 (6.67%) ITIL
6 1 (6.67%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 13 (86.67%) Ruby
2 10 (66.67%) Java
3 7 (46.67%) Python
4 6 (40.00%) Go
Qualifications
1 6 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (33.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 6 (40.00%) Docker
1 6 (40.00%) etcd
1 6 (40.00%) flannel
Systems Management
1 7 (46.67%) Opscode Chef
1 7 (46.67%) Puppet
1 7 (46.67%) Salt
2 6 (40.00%) Consul
2 6 (40.00%) Docker Swarm
2 6 (40.00%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 6 (40.00%) Kubernetes
2 6 (40.00%) Marathon
2 6 (40.00%) Mesos
2 6 (40.00%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 6 (40.00%) Rancher
3 3 (20.00%) Ansible
4 1 (6.67%) Control-M