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 3 months to 22 March 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.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
UK / Wales
Rank 56 - 61
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing SSL 10 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 1.43% - 0.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.17% - 1.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 0
Median daily rate £425 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £370
% change year-on-year +12.50% +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £42.50 £17.11
% change year-on-year -64.11% +148.39%  

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 Wales with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 109 119 65
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 15.62% 17.32% 9.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 83 43
Median daily rate £375 £363 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.44% +20.83%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £140 £154
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 1 6
Median hourly rate £55.00 £13.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +307.40% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.95 £37.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year -35.27% +34.54%  

SSL
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wales 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 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 3 months to 22 March 2017.

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 3 months to 22 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales - 7 £425 -
West Wales - 2 £463 -
SSL
UK

SSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 22 March 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 Wales region with a requirement for SSL.

1 11 (78.57%) Jenkins
2 8 (57.14%) Apache
3 7 (50.00%) Linux
3 7 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 7 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 7 (50.00%) Open Source
4 6 (42.86%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (42.86%) Amazon EC2
4 6 (42.86%) Amazon S3
4 6 (42.86%) Ansible
4 6 (42.86%) DevOps
4 6 (42.86%) Terraform
4 6 (42.86%) HTTP
4 6 (42.86%) WebLogic
4 6 (42.86%) Perl
4 6 (42.86%) TCP/IP
4 6 (42.86%) IPsec
5 5 (35.71%) ClearQuest
5 5 (35.71%) Configuration Management
5 5 (35.71%) DSL
5 5 (35.71%) Maven
5 5 (35.71%) Atlassian
5 5 (35.71%) Java
5 5 (35.71%) J2EE
5 5 (35.71%) Ant
5 5 (35.71%) ClearCase
5 5 (35.71%) Sonatype
5 5 (35.71%) Sonatype Nexus
5 5 (35.71%) Rundeck
5 5 (35.71%) Git (software)

SSL
Top Related 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 8 (57.14%) Apache
2 6 (42.86%) WebLogic
3 3 (21.43%) IIS
3 3 (21.43%) Jetty
3 3 (21.43%) Mongrel
3 3 (21.43%) nginx
3 3 (21.43%) Tomcat
3 3 (21.43%) WebSphere
4 1 (7.14%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (7.14%) MS Exchange
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle HTTP Server
Cloud Services
1 6 (42.86%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (42.86%) Amazon EC2
1 6 (42.86%) Amazon S3
2 3 (21.43%) Google App Engine
2 3 (21.43%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (7.14%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (7.14%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 1 (7.14%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (7.14%) Route 53
3 1 (7.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (42.86%) HTTP
1 6 (42.86%) IPsec
1 6 (42.86%) TCP/IP
2 5 (35.71%) DSL
3 4 (28.57%) DHCP
3 4 (28.57%) DNS
4 3 (21.43%) FTP
5 2 (14.29%) BGP
5 2 (14.29%) Broadband
5 2 (14.29%) EIGRP
5 2 (14.29%) Ethernet
5 2 (14.29%) Firewall
5 2 (14.29%) IPv4
5 2 (14.29%) L2TP
5 2 (14.29%) MPLS
5 2 (14.29%) OSPF
5 2 (14.29%) PPP
5 2 (14.29%) VPN
5 2 (14.29%) WAN
5 2 (14.29%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) MongoDB
2 1 (7.14%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 1 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (7.14%) Redis
Development Applications
1 11 (78.57%) Jenkins
2 5 (35.71%) Ant
2 5 (35.71%) Bitbucket
2 5 (35.71%) ClearCase
2 5 (35.71%) ClearQuest
2 5 (35.71%) Git (software)
2 5 (35.71%) Maven
2 5 (35.71%) Sonatype Nexus
3 3 (21.43%) Travis CI
4 1 (7.14%) Cucumber
4 1 (7.14%) Selenium
4 1 (7.14%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (14.29%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 3 (21.43%) DevOps Engineer
1 3 (21.43%) Network Engineer
1 3 (21.43%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Build and Release Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Build Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Configuration Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Release Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Software Build Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Software Configuration Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Build and Configuration Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Release and Configuration Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Software Release Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (35.71%) J2EE
2 4 (28.57%) .NET
3 3 (21.43%) Servlets
4 1 (7.14%) .NET Framework
4 1 (7.14%) Hibernate
4 1 (7.14%) Java EE
4 1 (7.14%) Kafka
4 1 (7.14%) Node.js
4 1 (7.14%) Spring
4 1 (7.14%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 7 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (7.14%) Unix
2 1 (7.14%) Windows
2 1 (7.14%) Windows 10
2 1 (7.14%) Windows 8
2 1 (7.14%) Windows Server
2 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (7.14%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Open Source
2 6 (42.86%) DevOps
3 5 (35.71%) Configuration Management
4 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (21.43%) Microservices
4 3 (21.43%) Migration
4 3 (21.43%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (14.29%) Load Balancing
5 2 (14.29%) Mentoring
5 2 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (7.14%) ITIL
6 1 (7.14%) ITSM
6 1 (7.14%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) Perl
2 5 (35.71%) Java
3 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
3 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 7 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (14.29%) CCIE
2 2 (14.29%) CCNP
2 2 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (7.14%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (21.43%) Xen
Systems Management
1 6 (42.86%) Ansible
1 6 (42.86%) Terraform
2 5 (35.71%) Puppet
2 5 (35.71%) Rundeck
3 4 (28.57%) Marathon
3 4 (28.57%) Mesos
4 1 (7.14%) Fluentd
4 1 (7.14%) Grafana
4 1 (7.14%) Kibana
4 1 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Atlassian
1 5 (35.71%) Sonatype
2 3 (21.43%) Cisco
2 3 (21.43%) Google
2 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 3 (21.43%) VMware
3 2 (14.29%) Juniper
4 1 (7.14%) BMC
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle
4 1 (7.14%) ServiceNow