Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 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)
UK > Wales
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 101 92
Contract jobs citing SSL 0 3 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales - 0.21% 1.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 1.26% 7.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 18
Wales median daily rate - - £380
UK median daily rate £500 £430 £425
% change year-on-year +16.28% +1.18% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wales median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £32.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -9.72% -10.00% +44.14%

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 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 182 239 262
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 15.24% 16.90% 15.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 153 195
Wales median daily rate £310 £400 £343
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.50% +16.79% -8.67%
10th Percentile £150 £211 £216
90th Percentile £475 £513 £475
UK median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year - +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 16 15
Wales median hourly rate £12.86 £28.00 £10.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -54.07% +160.47% -32.28%
10th Percentile £10.45 £11.99 £9.00
90th Percentile £25.62 £77.50 £20.45
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £23.75 £20.50
% change year-on-year -20.00% +15.85% +2.50%

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