Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Wales 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 17 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)
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 81 93
Contract jobs citing SSL 0 8 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales - 0.70% 1.32%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 3.64% 7.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 16
South Wales median daily rate - £438 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +15.13% -5.00%
Wales median daily rate - £438 £380
% change year-on-year - +15.13% -13.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South Wales median hourly rate - - -
Wales 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 South Wales with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
South Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 155 220 218
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 15.82% 19.25% 16.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 148 172
South Wales median daily rate £316 £400 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.94% +21.21% -12.00%
10th Percentile £154 £221 £213
90th Percentile £450 £506 £475
Wales median daily rate £316 £400 £343
% change year-on-year -20.94% +16.79% -8.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 14 5
South Wales median hourly rate £20.00 £37.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -46.67% +87.50% +42.86%
10th Percentile £12.43 £12.75 £11.03
90th Percentile £35.69 £77.50 £27.80
Wales median hourly rate £12.86 £21.00 £11.55
% change year-on-year -38.76% +81.82% -27.81%

SSL
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for SSL in South Wales

SSL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SSL in South Wales