The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Surrey with a requirement for SSL skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SSL over the 3 months to 28 June 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)
South East / Surrey
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 64 84
Contract jobs citing SSL 0 33 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey - 2.60% 0.78%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 13.81% 3.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 26 6
Median daily rate - £475 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +15.85%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £488 £388 £345
% change year-on-year +26.00% +12.48%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £40.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year - +2.56%  

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 Surrey with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Surrey
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 141 239 273
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey 11.58% 18.80% 21.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 148 151
Median daily rate £450 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £174 £238 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 14 22
Median hourly rate £45.00 £23.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +95.65% +48.38%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.25 £12.38 £12.22
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £51.90 £40.15
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £31.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year -4.76% +31.25%  

SSL
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Surrey citing SSL as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for SSL in Surrey

SSL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SSL in Surrey

SSL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SSL in Surrey

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 Surrey region with a requirement for SSL.

1 3 (75.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (75.00%) VPN
1 3 (75.00%) Firewall
1 3 (75.00%) Load Balancing
2 2 (50.00%) QA
2 2 (50.00%) Ubuntu
2 2 (50.00%) Law
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) HTTP
2 2 (50.00%) Web Services
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (50.00%) Network Security
2 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (25.00%) 802.1X
3 1 (25.00%) Palo Alto
3 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Security Architecture
3 1 (25.00%) Spanning Tree
3 1 (25.00%) DHCP
3 1 (25.00%) Unix
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) SNMP
3 1 (25.00%) IPsec
3 1 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (25.00%) DNS
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco
3 1 (25.00%) CCNP
3 1 (25.00%) CCNA

SSL
Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey 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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) Firewall
1 3 (75.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (75.00%) VPN
2 2 (50.00%) HTTP
2 2 (50.00%) Network Security
3 1 (25.00%) 802.11
3 1 (25.00%) BGP
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (25.00%) DHCP
3 1 (25.00%) DNS
3 1 (25.00%) IPsec
3 1 (25.00%) MPLS
3 1 (25.00%) OSPF
3 1 (25.00%) SNMP
3 1 (25.00%) Spanning Tree
3 1 (25.00%) TACACS
General
1 2 (50.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Network Security Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Network Security Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Security Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Security Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (25.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
1 2 (50.00%) Ubuntu
2 1 (25.00%) Unix
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (25.00%) Security Architecture
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) CCNA
1 1 (25.00%) CCNP
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) Palo Alto
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