Period
to 10 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 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 10 December 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)
Yorkshire > South Yorkshire
6 months to
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 48 63 69
Rank change year-on-year +15 +6 -17
Contract jobs citing SSL 26 1 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 2.88% 0.12% 1.73%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.99% 0.58% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 1 15
South Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £388 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.68% -29.55% +35.80%
10th Percentile £395 £381 £391
90th Percentile £494 £394 £575
Yorkshire median daily rate £431 £475 £442
% change year-on-year -9.21% +7.47% -6.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate £33.75 - -

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
South Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 153 173 210
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 16.96% 20.12% 17.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 115 124
South Yorkshire median daily rate £406 £430 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.52% +1.18% +22.04%
10th Percentile £252 £238 £264
90th Percentile £550 £633 £575
Yorkshire median daily rate £417 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +4.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 17
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.75 £21.87 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -32.54% +1.70% +74.27%
10th Percentile £13.50 £13.25 £12.90
90th Percentile £16.80 £40.26 £47.50
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.50 £14.35 £14.25
% change year-on-year +8.01% +0.70% +14.00%

SSL
Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for SSL in South Yorkshire

SSL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SSL in South Yorkshire

SSL
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SSL in South Yorkshire over the 6 months to 10 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SSL in South Yorkshire

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SSL in South Yorkshire

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Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 10 December 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
Sheffield +17 17 £450 +16.13%
Barnsley - 4 £375 -
Doncaster - 1 £425 -
SSL
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 10 December 2018, 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 South Yorkshire region with a requirement for SSL.

1 10 (38.46%) HTTP
1 10 (38.46%) TCP/IP
2 9 (34.62%) VMware
3 8 (30.77%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 7 (26.92%) DNS
4 7 (26.92%) Microsoft
4 7 (26.92%) Linux
4 7 (26.92%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (26.92%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (26.92%) DevOps
5 6 (23.08%) Open Source
5 6 (23.08%) PKI
5 6 (23.08%) Java
5 6 (23.08%) CheckPoint
5 6 (23.08%) Python
5 6 (23.08%) DHCP
5 6 (23.08%) SSH
5 6 (23.08%) Firewall
5 6 (23.08%) IPsec
5 6 (23.08%) FTP
5 6 (23.08%) Finance
6 5 (19.23%) Workflow
6 5 (19.23%) Configuration Management
6 5 (19.23%) Banking
6 5 (19.23%) .NET
6 5 (19.23%) J2EE
6 5 (19.23%) Windows
6 5 (19.23%) Xen
6 5 (19.23%) SC Cleared
6 5 (19.23%) Security Cleared

SSL
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Yorkshire 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 (15.38%) Apache
1 4 (15.38%) IIS
1 4 (15.38%) Jetty
1 4 (15.38%) Mongrel
1 4 (15.38%) nginx
1 4 (15.38%) Tomcat
1 4 (15.38%) WebSphere
2 2 (7.69%) Skype for Business
3 1 (3.85%) Apache ServiceMix
3 1 (3.85%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 7 (26.92%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (15.38%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (15.38%) Google App Engine
2 4 (15.38%) Google Cloud Platform
2 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (7.69%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (3.85%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (3.85%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (3.85%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 10 (38.46%) HTTP
1 10 (38.46%) TCP/IP
2 7 (26.92%) DNS
3 6 (23.08%) DHCP
3 6 (23.08%) Firewall
3 6 (23.08%) FTP
3 6 (23.08%) IPsec
3 6 (23.08%) SSH
4 4 (15.38%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 4 (15.38%) Internet
5 2 (7.69%) Ethernet
5 2 (7.69%) FCoE
5 2 (7.69%) Fibre Channel
5 2 (7.69%) H.323
5 2 (7.69%) HTTPS
5 2 (7.69%) LAN
5 2 (7.69%) MPLS
5 2 (7.69%) OSPF
5 2 (7.69%) Skype
5 2 (7.69%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) MongoDB
1 2 (7.69%) MySQL
1 2 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (15.38%) Jenkins
1 4 (15.38%) Travis CI
2 2 (7.69%) Git (software)
2 2 (7.69%) Subversion
General
1 6 (23.08%) Finance
2 5 (19.23%) Banking
3 2 (7.69%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.85%) Financial Institution
4 1 (3.85%) Legal
4 1 (3.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (19.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (15.38%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (15.38%) Technical Writer
2 4 (15.38%) VMware Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) Operations Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Consultant
4 2 (7.69%) DevOps Consultant
4 2 (7.69%) Network Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Administrator
5 1 (3.85%) AWS Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Cryptography Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Services Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Java Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 1 (3.85%) Network Operations Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Web Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) WebOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (19.23%) .NET
1 5 (19.23%) J2EE
2 4 (15.38%) Servlets
3 3 (11.54%) 802.1X
4 2 (7.69%) CSS
4 2 (7.69%) HTML
4 2 (7.69%) Node.js
4 2 (7.69%) REST
5 1 (3.85%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (3.85%) AngularJS
5 1 (3.85%) Apache CXF
5 1 (3.85%) Elastic Stack
5 1 (3.85%) Spring
5 1 (3.85%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 6 (23.08%) PKI
2 4 (15.38%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 7 (26.92%) Linux
2 5 (19.23%) Windows
3 2 (7.69%) Windows Server
3 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (30.77%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 7 (26.92%) DevOps
3 6 (23.08%) Open Source
4 5 (19.23%) Configuration Management
4 5 (19.23%) Workflow
5 4 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (15.38%) Cybersecurity
5 4 (15.38%) Risk Management
5 4 (15.38%) Test Automation
5 4 (15.38%) Web Operations
6 3 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (7.69%) Deployment Automation
8 1 (3.85%) Change Management
8 1 (3.85%) Cryptography
8 1 (3.85%) Data Analysis
8 1 (3.85%) Digital Transformation Programme
8 1 (3.85%) Migration
8 1 (3.85%) Network Architecture
8 1 (3.85%) Test Scripting
8 1 (3.85%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 6 (23.08%) Java
1 6 (23.08%) Python
2 3 (11.54%) Bash Shell
2 3 (11.54%) Ruby
3 2 (7.69%) JavaScript
3 2 (7.69%) Shell Script
4 1 (3.85%) C
4 1 (3.85%) Go
4 1 (3.85%) Java 8
4 1 (3.85%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (19.23%) SC Cleared
1 5 (19.23%) Security Cleared
2 4 (15.38%) CISSP
2 4 (15.38%) CompTIA Security+
2 4 (15.38%) GSEC
3 2 (7.69%) CCNA
3 2 (7.69%) CCNP
3 2 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (3.85%) BPSS Clearance
System Software
1 7 (26.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (19.23%) Xen
3 4 (15.38%) Active Directory
3 4 (15.38%) ProxySG
4 1 (3.85%) Docker
4 1 (3.85%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (3.85%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 5 (19.23%) Puppet
2 4 (15.38%) Ansible
2 4 (15.38%) Terraform
3 3 (11.54%) SCCM
4 1 (3.85%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (3.85%) Salt
4 1 (3.85%) vCenter Server
4 1 (3.85%) vRealize
4 1 (3.85%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 9 (34.62%) VMware
2 7 (26.92%) Microsoft
3 6 (23.08%) CheckPoint
4 4 (15.38%) Blue Coat
4 4 (15.38%) F5
4 4 (15.38%) Google
4 4 (15.38%) Symantec
5 2 (7.69%) Aruba
5 2 (7.69%) Cisco
5 2 (7.69%) Meraki
5 2 (7.69%) SolarWinds
6 1 (3.85%) Thales