Period
to 28 July 2017

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 28 July 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)
England > South West
6 months to
28 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 186 168 182
Rank change year-on-year -18 +14 +5
Contract jobs citing SSL 18 40 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.33% 0.67% 0.49%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.97% 3.86% 4.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 30 26
South West median daily rate £450 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -11.11% +15.38%
10th Percentile £349 £307 £325
90th Percentile £560 £648 £488
England median daily rate £500 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +17.65% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
South West median hourly rate £35.00 - -
England median hourly rate £32.04 £36.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year -12.22% -6.41% +56.00%

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

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 912 1035 766
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 16.49% 17.24% 12.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 548 641 407
South West median daily rate £363 £363 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +0.69% -1.37%
10th Percentile £200 £228 £205
90th Percentile £500 £519 £500
England median daily rate £415 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.75% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 89 61
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £34.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.94% +64.29% +20.00%
10th Percentile £12.42 £11.63 £11.00
90th Percentile £52.63 £46.05 £45.25
England median hourly rate £18.50 £25.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year -26.00% +21.95% +7.89%

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 28 July 2017.

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 28 July 2017. 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
Wiltshire -3 5 £365 +15.87% 1
Devon -7 5 £488 -
Bristol -6 2 £500 -9.09% 4
Dorset +11 1 £450 -
Gloucestershire +9 1 £195 -51.25%
Somerset - 1 £375 -
SSL
England

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 South West region with a requirement for SSL.

1 13 (72.22%) Linux
1 13 (72.22%) Security Cleared
2 12 (66.67%) IPsec
2 12 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 12 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 11 (61.11%) DNS
3 11 (61.11%) SC Cleared
3 11 (61.11%) DevOps
4 9 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (50.00%) VMware
4 9 (50.00%) DHCP
5 8 (44.44%) HTTP
5 8 (44.44%) VPN
5 8 (44.44%) Java
5 8 (44.44%) Configuration Management
5 8 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (44.44%) Amazon EC2
5 8 (44.44%) Amazon AWS
5 8 (44.44%) Open Source
5 8 (44.44%) Jenkins
6 7 (38.89%) Puppet
6 7 (38.89%) Google Cloud Platform
6 7 (38.89%) Travis CI
6 7 (38.89%) Mongrel
6 7 (38.89%) nginx
6 7 (38.89%) Google App Engine
6 7 (38.89%) Jetty
6 7 (38.89%) Google
6 7 (38.89%) WebSphere
6 7 (38.89%) Xen

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 7 (38.89%) Apache
1 7 (38.89%) IIS
1 7 (38.89%) Jetty
1 7 (38.89%) Mongrel
1 7 (38.89%) nginx
1 7 (38.89%) Tomcat
1 7 (38.89%) WebSphere
2 1 (5.56%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 8 (44.44%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (44.44%) Amazon EC2
2 7 (38.89%) Google App Engine
2 7 (38.89%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (5.56%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 1 (5.56%) Amazon S3
3 1 (5.56%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 1 (5.56%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (5.56%) OpenShift
3 1 (5.56%) PaaS
3 1 (5.56%) Route 53
3 1 (5.56%) SaaS
3 1 (5.56%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 12 (66.67%) IPsec
1 12 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 11 (61.11%) DNS
3 9 (50.00%) DHCP
4 8 (44.44%) HTTP
4 8 (44.44%) VPN
5 7 (38.89%) FTP
6 5 (27.78%) Firewall
6 5 (27.78%) Wireless
7 4 (22.22%) LAN
7 4 (22.22%) LDAP
7 4 (22.22%) Network Security
7 4 (22.22%) WAN
8 3 (16.67%) NetScaler
8 3 (16.67%) OSPF
9 2 (11.11%) BGP
9 2 (11.11%) Cisco Nexus
10 1 (5.56%) EIGRP
10 1 (5.56%) Internet
10 1 (5.56%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 1 (5.56%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (5.56%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (5.56%) MongoDB
1 1 (5.56%) MySQL
1 1 (5.56%) NoSQL
1 1 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (44.44%) Jenkins
2 7 (38.89%) Travis CI
3 1 (5.56%) Artifactory
3 1 (5.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (5.56%) JIRA
3 1 (5.56%) SonarQube
3 1 (5.56%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (5.56%) Vagrant
3 1 (5.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
Job Titles
1 3 (16.67%) Architect
1 3 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
1 3 (16.67%) Network Engineer
1 3 (16.67%) Security Engineer
1 3 (16.67%) Technical Architect
2 2 (11.11%) Information Security Engineer
2 2 (11.11%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 1 (5.56%) AWS DevOps
3 1 (5.56%) AWS DevOps Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) AWS Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Implementation Consultant
3 1 (5.56%) Java Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Senior Information Security Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Senior Security Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) ServiceNow Consultant
3 1 (5.56%) Technical Implementation Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (38.89%) .NET
1 7 (38.89%) J2EE
1 7 (38.89%) Servlets
2 2 (11.11%) Middleware
2 2 (11.11%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (5.56%) 802.1X
3 1 (5.56%) CSS
3 1 (5.56%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (5.56%) HTML
3 1 (5.56%) Web Services
3 1 (5.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Clustering
1 2 (11.11%) Data Centre
1 2 (11.11%) Fat Client
1 2 (11.11%) Management Information System
1 2 (11.11%) Thin Client
2 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) CESG
2 1 (5.56%) CMDB
2 1 (5.56%) Public Cloud
2 1 (5.56%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 13 (72.22%) Linux
2 4 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (22.22%) Windows
3 3 (16.67%) CentOS
3 3 (16.67%) Unix
4 2 (11.11%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (5.56%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (61.11%) DevOps
2 8 (44.44%) Configuration Management
2 8 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
2 8 (44.44%) Open Source
3 5 (27.78%) Load Balancing
3 5 (27.78%) Migration
4 3 (16.67%) Data Encryption
4 3 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (16.67%) Information Security
4 3 (16.67%) Information Security Management
4 3 (16.67%) ISMS
4 3 (16.67%) ITIL
4 3 (16.67%) Network Segmentation
4 3 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
4 3 (16.67%) Security Architecture
4 3 (16.67%) Security Management
4 3 (16.67%) SIEM
5 2 (11.11%) High Availability
5 2 (11.11%) Protective Monitoring
5 2 (11.11%) Threat Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 8 (44.44%) Java
2 3 (16.67%) Shell Script
3 1 (5.56%) Bash Shell
3 1 (5.56%) Go
3 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.56%) PL/SQL
3 1 (5.56%) Python
3 1 (5.56%) Ruby
3 1 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (72.22%) Security Cleared
2 11 (61.11%) SC Cleared
3 3 (16.67%) CCNA
3 3 (16.67%) CCNP
3 3 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (16.67%) SANS
4 1 (5.56%) CESG Certified Professional
4 1 (5.56%) RHCE
4 1 (5.56%) RHCSS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (11.11%) JSP 440
3 1 (5.56%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (38.89%) Active Directory
2 7 (38.89%) Xen
3 2 (11.11%) GFS2
3 2 (11.11%) OCFS2
3 2 (11.11%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (5.56%) Docker
4 1 (5.56%) GlusterFS
4 1 (5.56%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 7 (38.89%) Puppet
2 3 (16.67%) Ansible
2 3 (16.67%) McAfee ePO
2 3 (16.67%) vRealize
3 1 (5.56%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (5.56%) Kubernetes
3 1 (5.56%) Nagios
3 1 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (5.56%) OSSEC
3 1 (5.56%) Terraform
Vendors
1 12 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 9 (50.00%) VMware
3 7 (38.89%) Google
4 4 (22.22%) Juniper
4 4 (22.22%) Oracle
4 4 (22.22%) Red Hat
5 3 (16.67%) Aruba
5 3 (16.67%) CheckPoint
5 3 (16.67%) Cisco
5 3 (16.67%) Citrix
5 3 (16.67%) McAfee
6 1 (5.56%) Avaya
6 1 (5.56%) F5
6 1 (5.56%) New Relic
6 1 (5.56%) Palo Alto
6 1 (5.56%) Remedy
6 1 (5.56%) ServiceNow
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