Period
to 22 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 January 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)
England > South West
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 180 178 197
Rank change year-on-year -2 +19 -12
Contract jobs citing SSL 13 22 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.25% 0.42% 0.40%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.70% 3.28% 3.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 18 20
South West median daily rate £463 £408 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.50% -14.21% +22.58%
10th Percentile £350 £305 £210
90th Percentile £540 £591 £548
England median daily rate £500 £430 £450
% change year-on-year +16.28% -4.44% +8.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £32.00 £14.88 £39.00
% change year-on-year +115.13% -61.86% +40.54%

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 the South West with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 765 671 830
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 14.63% 12.69% 13.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 458 408 484
South West median daily rate £388 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.71% - -3.11%
10th Percentile £181 £146 £180
90th Percentile £550 £513 £500
England median daily rate £409 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 72 69
South West median hourly rate £26.75 £37.75 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -29.14% -3.21% +65.96%
10th Percentile £13.25 £12.98 £16.19
90th Percentile £43.63 £47.50 £48.00
England median hourly rate £18.70 £22.50 £22.38
% change year-on-year -16.89% +0.56% +9.29%

SSL
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for SSL in the South West

SSL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SSL in the South West

SSL
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SSL in the South West over the 6 months to 22 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SSL in the South West

SSL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SSL in the South West

SSL
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SSL within the South West region over the 6 months to 22 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol -6 5 £450 -23.40% 2
Wiltshire +1 3 £500 - 2
Devon - 2 £450 - 2
Gloucestershire +23 1 - - 1
Dorset -6 1 £598 +89.89%
Cornwall -10 1 - -
SSL
England

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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 South West region with a requirement for SSL.

1 8 (61.54%) DNS
1 8 (61.54%) TCP/IP
2 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
2 7 (53.85%) DHCP
2 7 (53.85%) VMware
2 7 (53.85%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (53.85%) DevOps
3 6 (46.15%) Puppet
3 6 (46.15%) IPsec
3 6 (46.15%) HTTP
3 6 (46.15%) Linux
4 5 (38.46%) Windows
4 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (38.46%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (38.46%) Jenkins
5 4 (30.77%) Windows Server
5 4 (30.77%) Git (software)
5 4 (30.77%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (30.77%) Amazon S3
5 4 (30.77%) Scrum
5 4 (30.77%) Apache
5 4 (30.77%) Tomcat
5 4 (30.77%) SQL
5 4 (30.77%) .NET
5 4 (30.77%) IIS
5 4 (30.77%) Firewall
5 4 (30.77%) Configuration Management
6 3 (23.08%) FTP
6 3 (23.08%) MS Exchange

SSL
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 4 (30.77%) Apache
1 4 (30.77%) IIS
1 4 (30.77%) Tomcat
2 3 (23.08%) Jetty
2 3 (23.08%) Mongrel
2 3 (23.08%) MS Exchange
2 3 (23.08%) nginx
2 3 (23.08%) WebSphere
3 1 (7.69%) Confluence
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
3 1 (7.69%) Skype for Business
3 1 (7.69%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (53.85%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (30.77%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (30.77%) Amazon S3
3 3 (23.08%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 3 (23.08%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 3 (23.08%) AWS Lambda
3 3 (23.08%) Google App Engine
3 3 (23.08%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (23.08%) Office 365
3 3 (23.08%) Route 53
3 3 (23.08%) Serverless
3 3 (23.08%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 2 (15.38%) PaaS
5 1 (7.69%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (7.69%) GitHub
5 1 (7.69%) IaaS
5 1 (7.69%) OpenShift
5 1 (7.69%) SaaS
5 1 (7.69%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 8 (61.54%) DNS
1 8 (61.54%) TCP/IP
2 7 (53.85%) DHCP
3 6 (46.15%) HTTP
3 6 (46.15%) IPsec
4 4 (30.77%) Firewall
5 3 (23.08%) FTP
5 3 (23.08%) VPN
6 1 (7.69%) HTTPS
6 1 (7.69%) Internet
6 1 (7.69%) IPv4
6 1 (7.69%) IPv6
6 1 (7.69%) LAN
6 1 (7.69%) MPLS
6 1 (7.69%) SAN
6 1 (7.69%) Skype
6 1 (7.69%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) Amazon RDS
1 3 (23.08%) MongoDB
1 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 2 (15.38%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (15.38%) MySQL
2 2 (15.38%) NoSQL
3 1 (7.69%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (7.69%) CouchDB
3 1 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (7.69%) RDBMS
3 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (38.46%) Jenkins
2 4 (30.77%) Git (software)
3 3 (23.08%) Travis CI
4 1 (7.69%) Artifactory
4 1 (7.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (7.69%) Bitbucket
4 1 (7.69%) Gitweb
4 1 (7.69%) JIRA
4 1 (7.69%) Maven
4 1 (7.69%) Mercurial
4 1 (7.69%) MSBuild
4 1 (7.69%) SoapUI
4 1 (7.69%) SonarQube
4 1 (7.69%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (7.69%) TeamCity
4 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (7.69%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (15.38%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 2 (15.38%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (15.38%) Administrator
1 2 (15.38%) AWS DevOps
1 2 (15.38%) DevOps Engineer
1 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) .NET Software Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) AWS DevOps Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) C# Software Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) Java Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) Linux Administrator
2 1 (7.69%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 1 (7.69%) Linux/Unix DevOps
2 1 (7.69%) Messaging Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) Security Architect
2 1 (7.69%) Senior DevOps
2 1 (7.69%) SQL DBA
2 1 (7.69%) VMware Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) WebOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) .NET
2 3 (23.08%) J2EE
2 3 (23.08%) Servlets
3 2 (15.38%) CSS
3 2 (15.38%) HTML
3 2 (15.38%) LAMP
3 2 (15.38%) Web Services
4 1 (7.69%) AngularJS
4 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET
4 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (7.69%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (7.69%) HTML5
4 1 (7.69%) JSON
4 1 (7.69%) JSP
4 1 (7.69%) Kafka
4 1 (7.69%) LAPP Stack
4 1 (7.69%) LDAP
4 1 (7.69%) LEMP Stack
4 1 (7.69%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (7.69%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Public Cloud
2 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.69%) EMC VNX
2 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (7.69%) Replication
2 1 (7.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) Linux
2 5 (38.46%) Windows
3 4 (30.77%) Windows Server
4 2 (15.38%) CentOS
4 2 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (7.69%) Unix
5 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) DevOps
2 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (38.46%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (30.77%) Configuration Management
3 4 (30.77%) Scrum
4 3 (23.08%) Auto-Scaling
4 3 (23.08%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (23.08%) Open Source
5 2 (15.38%) BDD
5 2 (15.38%) Business Continuity
5 2 (15.38%) DSDM
5 2 (15.38%) Kanban
5 2 (15.38%) Load Balancing
5 2 (15.38%) TDD
5 2 (15.38%) Waterfall
6 1 (7.69%) CRM
6 1 (7.69%) ERP
6 1 (7.69%) Information Security
6 1 (7.69%) OO
6 1 (7.69%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) SQL
2 3 (23.08%) Bash Shell
2 3 (23.08%) Java
3 2 (15.38%) C#
3 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
3 2 (15.38%) Python
3 2 (15.38%) Ruby
4 1 (7.69%) Perl
4 1 (7.69%) PHP
4 1 (7.69%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) BPSS Clearance
1 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) MCITP
2 1 (7.69%) MCSA
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) GDPR
1 1 (7.69%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
2 3 (23.08%) Hyper-V
2 3 (23.08%) Xen
3 2 (15.38%) Docker
4 1 (7.69%) GlusterFS
4 1 (7.69%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (7.69%) vSphere
4 1 (7.69%) XenApp
4 1 (7.69%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (46.15%) Puppet
2 2 (15.38%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (7.69%) Backup Exec
3 1 (7.69%) Grafana
3 1 (7.69%) Kibana
3 1 (7.69%) Kubernetes
3 1 (7.69%) Nagios
3 1 (7.69%) OSSEC
3 1 (7.69%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
1 7 (53.85%) VMware
2 3 (23.08%) Google
3 2 (15.38%) Dell
3 2 (15.38%) Oracle
3 2 (15.38%) Red Hat
4 1 (7.69%) Avaya
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco
4 1 (7.69%) Citrix
4 1 (7.69%) CyberSource
4 1 (7.69%) Dell Compellent
4 1 (7.69%) EMC
4 1 (7.69%) HP
4 1 (7.69%) IBM
4 1 (7.69%) Jitterbit
4 1 (7.69%) New Relic
4 1 (7.69%) Sage
4 1 (7.69%) Sonus
4 1 (7.69%) Splunk
4 1 (7.69%) Veeam