Period
to 6 June 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wales 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 6 June 2020 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)
UK > Wales
6 months to
6 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 60 90 101
Rank change year-on-year +30 +11 -19
Contract jobs citing SSL 13 13 2
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Wales 1.63% 0.88% 0.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.48% 6.77% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 10 1
Median daily rate £505 £476 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.04% -7.07% +21.30%
10th Percentile £350 £356 £494
90th Percentile £588 £563 £531
UK median daily rate £500 £514 £500
% change year-on-year -2.72% +2.80% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - £25.67 £31.50
% change year-on-year - -18.51% +133.33%

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 Wales with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 124 192 232
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 15.58% 12.94% 15.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 127 147
Median daily rate £400 £420 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +12.00% +7.14%
10th Percentile £116 £220 £175
90th Percentile £525 £550 £519
UK median daily rate £425 £428 £425
% change year-on-year -0.58% +0.59% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 25 21
Median hourly rate £16.50 £19.65 £19.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.01% -0.78% -64.00%
10th Percentile £11.65 £11.92 £10.75
90th Percentile £22.90 £46.00 £42.00
Median hourly rate £30.00 £20.50 £19.44
% change year-on-year +46.34% +5.45% -6.34%

SSL
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

Job postings citing SSL as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Wales.

Job vacancy trend for SSL in Wales

SSL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing SSL in Wales.

Daily rate trend for SSL in Wales

SSL
Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing SSL in Wales over the 6 months to 6 June 2020.

Daily rate histogram for SSL in Wales

SSL
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SSL within the Wales region over the 6 months to 6 June 2020. 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
South Wales +36 13 £505 +22.42%
SSL
UK

For the 6 months to 6 June 2020, 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 Wales region with a requirement for SSL.

1 12 (92.31%) Oracle
1 12 (92.31%) WebLogic
1 12 (92.31%) JBoss
1 12 (92.31%) SOA
1 12 (92.31%) WebLogic Portal
1 12 (92.31%) Middleware
1 12 (92.31%) WebSphere
1 12 (92.31%) Continuous Integration
1 12 (92.31%) JIRA
1 12 (92.31%) Oracle Fusion
1 12 (92.31%) WebCenter
1 12 (92.31%) Oracle BPM
1 12 (92.31%) Oracle Service Bus
1 12 (92.31%) Oracle Identity Management
1 12 (92.31%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 12 (92.31%) GitHub
1 12 (92.31%) DevOps
1 12 (92.31%) Business Activity Monitoring
2 11 (84.62%) Linux
3 2 (15.38%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (7.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (7.69%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (7.69%) ServiceNow
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
4 1 (7.69%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (7.69%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (7.69%) Public Sector
4 1 (7.69%) Project Delivery

SSL
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales 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 12 (92.31%) JBoss
1 12 (92.31%) Oracle Service Bus
1 12 (92.31%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 12 (92.31%) WebLogic
1 12 (92.31%) WebLogic Portal
1 12 (92.31%) WebSphere
2 2 (15.38%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 12 (92.31%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 12 (92.31%) GitHub
2 1 (7.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 12 (92.31%) JIRA
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Forms
General
1 1 (7.69%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Consultant
2 6 (46.15%) Oracle Consultant
3 4 (30.77%) Middleware Consultant
3 4 (30.77%) Oracle Middleware Consultant
4 3 (23.08%) Oracle SOA Consultant
4 3 (23.08%) SOA Consultant
5 2 (15.38%) Middleware Engineer
5 2 (15.38%) Technical Consultant
6 1 (7.69%) Functional Consultant
6 1 (7.69%) Middleware Specialist
6 1 (7.69%) Oracle Functional Consultant
6 1 (7.69%) Oracle Middleware Specialist
6 1 (7.69%) Oracle Specialist
6 1 (7.69%) Oracle Technical Consultant
6 1 (7.69%) Technical Leader
6 1 (7.69%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (92.31%) Middleware
1 12 (92.31%) Oracle Fusion
1 12 (92.31%) WebCenter
2 1 (7.69%) Ajax
2 1 (7.69%) CSS
2 1 (7.69%) HTML
2 1 (7.69%) LDAP
2 1 (7.69%) Web Services
2 1 (7.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 11 (84.62%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (92.31%) Business Activity Monitoring
1 12 (92.31%) Continuous Integration
1 12 (92.31%) DevOps
1 12 (92.31%) SOA
2 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
2 1 (7.69%) ITIL
2 1 (7.69%) ITSM
2 1 (7.69%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (7.69%) Project Delivery
2 1 (7.69%) Release Management
2 1 (7.69%) Scrum
2 1 (7.69%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (7.69%) Time Management
2 1 (7.69%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
1 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 12 (92.31%) Oracle Identity Management
2 1 (7.69%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 12 (92.31%) Oracle
2 1 (7.69%) ServiceNow