Period
to 18 March 2019

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 18 March 2019 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
18 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 50 65 71
Rank change year-on-year +15 +6 -10
Contract jobs citing SSL 42 15 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 4.20% 1.63% 1.40%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 26.09% 7.77% 7.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 8 9
South Yorkshire median daily rate £525 £468 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.30% -15.00% +37.50%
10th Percentile £420 £394 £400
90th Percentile £550 £579 £575
Yorkshire median daily rate £500 £455 £450
% change year-on-year +9.89% +1.11% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
South Yorkshire median hourly rate - £35.00 -
Yorkshire median hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 -
% change year-on-year -7.14% - -

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 161 193 194
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 16.12% 20.91% 18.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 142 100
South Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £439 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.13% +3.24% +6.25%
10th Percentile £288 £264 £175
90th Percentile £623 £600 £550
Yorkshire median daily rate £438 £413 £410
% change year-on-year +6.06% +0.61% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 14 10
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.75 £35.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -57.86% +133.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £13.42 £18.14 £10.75
90th Percentile £41.48 £45.65 £22.40
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.30 £15.89 £16.50
% change year-on-year -3.70% -3.71% +17.86%

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

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SSL in South Yorkshire over the 6 months to 18 March 2019.

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 18 March 2019. 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 +13 36 £550 +17.65%
Barnsley - 4 £375 -
SSL
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 March 2019, 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 36 (85.71%) Linux
1 36 (85.71%) HTTP
1 36 (85.71%) TCP/IP
2 35 (83.33%) Amazon AWS
3 34 (80.95%) Configuration Management
4 33 (78.57%) Continuous Integration
5 30 (71.43%) Java
5 30 (71.43%) Open Source
6 26 (61.90%) Python
7 25 (59.52%) Git (software)
7 25 (59.52%) Ruby
8 24 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
9 23 (54.76%) Test Automation
9 23 (54.76%) Microsoft Azure
10 22 (52.38%) Node.js
10 22 (52.38%) DevOps
11 21 (50.00%) Bash Shell
12 16 (38.10%) Puppet
12 16 (38.10%) Web Operations
13 13 (30.95%) VMware
13 13 (30.95%) Microsoft
14 10 (23.81%) Jenkins
14 10 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
15 8 (19.05%) Google App Engine
15 8 (19.05%) Amazon EC2
15 8 (19.05%) Google
15 8 (19.05%) Xen
15 8 (19.05%) DNS
15 8 (19.05%) IPsec
15 8 (19.05%) DHCP

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 8 (19.05%) Apache
2 7 (16.67%) IIS
2 7 (16.67%) Jetty
2 7 (16.67%) Mongrel
2 7 (16.67%) nginx
2 7 (16.67%) Tomcat
2 7 (16.67%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.38%) Apache ServiceMix
3 1 (2.38%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (2.38%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 35 (83.33%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (54.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (19.05%) Amazon EC2
3 8 (19.05%) Google App Engine
3 8 (19.05%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (2.38%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (2.38%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (2.38%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (2.38%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 36 (85.71%) HTTP
1 36 (85.71%) TCP/IP
2 8 (19.05%) DHCP
2 8 (19.05%) DNS
2 8 (19.05%) FTP
2 8 (19.05%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.14%) MongoDB
1 3 (7.14%) MySQL
1 3 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.38%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 25 (59.52%) Git (software)
2 10 (23.81%) Jenkins
3 7 (16.67%) Travis CI
4 3 (7.14%) Subversion
General
1 5 (11.90%) Finance
2 3 (7.14%) Banking
3 1 (2.38%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (33.33%) Web Engineer
2 12 (28.57%) Operations Engineer
3 11 (26.19%) WebOps Engineer
4 10 (23.81%) DevOps Engineer
5 7 (16.67%) Senior DevOps
6 4 (9.52%) Developer
6 4 (9.52%) Java Developer
6 4 (9.52%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 4 (9.52%) VMware Engineer
7 3 (7.14%) Linux Engineer
8 2 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (4.76%) JavaScript Developer
8 2 (4.76%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 1 (2.38%) Applications Engineer
9 1 (2.38%) AWS Developer
9 1 (2.38%) AWS Engineer
9 1 (2.38%) Azure Engineer
9 1 (2.38%) Cloud Developer
9 1 (2.38%) Linux Developer
9 1 (2.38%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (52.38%) Node.js
2 8 (19.05%) .NET
2 8 (19.05%) J2EE
3 7 (16.67%) Servlets
4 6 (14.29%) Web Services
5 2 (4.76%) CSS
5 2 (4.76%) HTML
5 2 (4.76%) REST
6 1 (2.38%) ActiveMQ
6 1 (2.38%) AngularJS
6 1 (2.38%) Apache CXF
6 1 (2.38%) Elastic Stack
6 1 (2.38%) Middleware
6 1 (2.38%) Spring
6 1 (2.38%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.14%) Public Cloud
2 1 (2.38%) DataPower
2 1 (2.38%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 36 (85.71%) Linux
2 6 (14.29%) Windows
3 4 (9.52%) Windows Server
4 2 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.38%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (80.95%) Configuration Management
2 33 (78.57%) Continuous Integration
3 30 (71.43%) Open Source
4 24 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
5 23 (54.76%) Test Automation
6 22 (52.38%) DevOps
7 16 (38.10%) Web Operations
8 8 (19.05%) Deployment Automation
9 5 (11.90%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 5 (11.90%) The Twelve-Factor App
10 4 (9.52%) Continuous Deployment
11 3 (7.14%) Web Development
12 1 (2.38%) Change Management
12 1 (2.38%) Data Security
12 1 (2.38%) Digital Transformation Programme
12 1 (2.38%) Mentoring
12 1 (2.38%) Migration
12 1 (2.38%) Service Delivery
12 1 (2.38%) Site Reliability Engineering
12 1 (2.38%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 30 (71.43%) Java
2 26 (61.90%) Python
3 25 (59.52%) Ruby
4 21 (50.00%) Bash Shell
5 4 (9.52%) JavaScript
6 2 (4.76%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.38%) C
7 1 (2.38%) Go
7 1 (2.38%) Java 8
7 1 (2.38%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (16.67%) BPSS Clearance
1 7 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 4 (9.52%) DBS Check
3 3 (7.14%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.38%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.14%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 10 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (19.05%) Xen
3 2 (4.76%) Active Directory
4 1 (2.38%) Docker
4 1 (2.38%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (2.38%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 16 (38.10%) Puppet
2 7 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (14.29%) Ansible
3 6 (14.29%) Terraform
4 4 (9.52%) Salt
5 3 (7.14%) SCCM
6 1 (2.38%) vCenter Server
6 1 (2.38%) vRealize
6 1 (2.38%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 13 (30.95%) Microsoft
1 13 (30.95%) VMware
2 8 (19.05%) Google
3 1 (2.38%) Oracle