Period
to 16 September 2019

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 16 September 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)
UK > Wales
6 months to
16 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 71 109 -
Rank change year-on-year +38 - +77
Contract jobs citing SSL 17 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 1.29% 0.26% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.09% 1.71% -
Number of daily rates quoted 12 2 0
Wales median daily rate £413 £506 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.52% - -
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £488
% change year-on-year - +2.56% +13.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wales median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £25.12 £28.00 £23.20
% change year-on-year -10.29% +20.68% -38.94%

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 187 234 142
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 14.21% 15.30% 12.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 165 99
Wales median daily rate £400 £400 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +45.45% -26.67%
10th Percentile £228 £248 £149
90th Percentile £529 £566 £460
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 10 13
Wales median hourly rate £40.00 £14.52 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +175.53% +3.70% -32.12%
10th Percentile £15.10 £12.00 £10.50
90th Percentile £45.30 £42.00 £39.72
UK median hourly rate £26.00 £20.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year +30.00% +5.26% -24.00%

SSL
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for SSL in Wales

SSL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SSL in Wales

SSL
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SSL in Wales over the 6 months to 16 September 2019.

Contractor 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 16 September 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
South Wales +31 14 £413 -18.52% 1
West Wales - 3 £600 -
SSL
UK

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 Wales region with a requirement for SSL.

1 11 (64.71%) BIG-IP
1 11 (64.71%) VLAN
1 11 (64.71%) Load Balancing
1 11 (64.71%) F5
1 11 (64.71%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 11 (64.71%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 11 (64.71%) Data Centre
2 5 (29.41%) Python
3 4 (23.53%) AWS
4 3 (17.65%) Bash Shell
4 3 (17.65%) GPEN
4 3 (17.65%) Security Testing
4 3 (17.65%) Reverse Proxy
4 3 (17.65%) Oracle
4 3 (17.65%) HTTP
4 3 (17.65%) SQL
4 3 (17.65%) SOAP
4 3 (17.65%) GIAC
4 3 (17.65%) EC-Council LPT
5 2 (11.76%) CEPT
5 2 (11.76%) Serverless
5 2 (11.76%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 2 (11.76%) React
5 2 (11.76%) AWS Lambda
5 2 (11.76%) Elastic Stack
5 2 (11.76%) Terraform
5 2 (11.76%) GXPN
5 2 (11.76%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (11.76%) DevOps
5 2 (11.76%) GCP

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 2 (11.76%) Elasticsearch
1 2 (11.76%) WebLogic
1 2 (11.76%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 4 (23.53%) AWS
2 2 (11.76%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 2 (11.76%) AWS CloudFormation
2 2 (11.76%) AWS Lambda
2 2 (11.76%) Azure
2 2 (11.76%) GCP
2 2 (11.76%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 11 (64.71%) BIG-IP
1 11 (64.71%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 11 (64.71%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 11 (64.71%) VLAN
2 3 (17.65%) HTTP
2 3 (17.65%) Reverse Proxy
3 2 (11.76%) Network Security
3 2 (11.76%) Wireshark
4 1 (5.88%) Firewall
4 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (5.88%) MySQL
2 1 (5.88%) OLAP
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle OLAP
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
Job Titles
1 11 (64.71%) Network Engineer
2 9 (52.94%) IP Engineer
2 9 (52.94%) IP Network Engineer
2 9 (52.94%) IP Specialist
2 9 (52.94%) Network Specialist
3 3 (17.65%) Application Security Specialist
3 3 (17.65%) Applications Specialist
3 3 (17.65%) Security Specialist
4 2 (11.76%) Architect
4 2 (11.76%) Developer
5 1 (5.88%) AWS Architect
5 1 (5.88%) AWS DevOps
5 1 (5.88%) AWS Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Cloud Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) DevOps Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Security Penetration Tester
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Cloud Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Senior DevOps
5 1 (5.88%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) SOAP
2 2 (11.76%) Elastic Stack
2 2 (11.76%) J2EE
2 2 (11.76%) Node.js
2 2 (11.76%) React
2 2 (11.76%) Struts
3 1 (5.88%) JSON
3 1 (5.88%) OAuth
3 1 (5.88%) OAuth2
3 1 (5.88%) Serverless Framework
Miscellaneous
1 11 (64.71%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Linux
1 2 (11.76%) Windows
2 1 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (64.71%) Load Balancing
2 3 (17.65%) Security Testing
3 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (11.76%) DevOps
3 2 (11.76%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (11.76%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (11.76%) Test Automation
3 2 (11.76%) Waterfall
4 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (5.88%) ETL
4 1 (5.88%) OWASP
4 1 (5.88%) SDLC
4 1 (5.88%) Secure Coding
4 1 (5.88%) Security Architecture
4 1 (5.88%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 5 (29.41%) Python
2 3 (17.65%) Bash Shell
2 3 (17.65%) SQL
3 2 (11.76%) Java
3 2 (11.76%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) EC-Council LPT
1 3 (17.65%) GIAC
1 3 (17.65%) GPEN
2 2 (11.76%) CEPT
2 2 (11.76%) GXPN
3 1 (5.88%) OSCP
3 1 (5.88%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) Snort
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) Terraform
Vendors
1 11 (64.71%) F5
2 3 (17.65%) Oracle
3 2 (11.76%) Google
3 2 (11.76%) Splunk
4 1 (5.88%) Atlassian
4 1 (5.88%) Sun