The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 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 23 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)
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 99 107 96
Rank change year-on-year +8 -11  
Contract jobs citing SSL 3 17 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.21% 0.83% 1.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.50% 6.39% 9.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 15 16
Median daily rate £431 £443 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.54% +68.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £426 £370 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £436 £530 £300
UK excluding London median daily rate £488 £388 £350
% change year-on-year +25.74% +10.85%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Median hourly rate - - £40.00
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 West Yorkshire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 200 266 271
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 13.96% 12.93% 12.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 168 161
Median daily rate £375 £425 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% +25.92%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £325 £143
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £531 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £347
% change year-on-year +2.73% +5.04%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 7 14
Median hourly rate £22.50 £15.32 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +46.86% -65.95%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.20 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.49 £15.50 £187.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £32.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year -15.38% +25.00%  

SSL
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 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 West Yorkshire

SSL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SSL in West Yorkshire

SSL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SSL in West Yorkshire

SSL
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SSL within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 23 June 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
Leeds +3 2 £425 - 1
Halifax +5 1 £438 -1.12%
SSL
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for SSL.

1 9 (81.82%) Firewall
2 7 (63.64%) Windows
2 7 (63.64%) Windows Server 2012
2 7 (63.64%) Windows Server
3 6 (54.55%) ITIL
4 5 (45.45%) HTTP
4 5 (45.45%) DNS
4 5 (45.45%) Finance
4 5 (45.45%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (36.36%) Azure SQL Database
5 4 (36.36%) Incident Management
5 4 (36.36%) Load Balancing
5 4 (36.36%) PowerShell
5 4 (36.36%) SMTP
5 4 (36.36%) DHCP
5 4 (36.36%) FTP
5 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
5 4 (36.36%) HTTPS
5 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (36.36%) IIS
5 4 (36.36%) Telnet
5 4 (36.36%) Project Management
5 4 (36.36%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (36.36%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (36.36%) Octopus Deploy
5 4 (36.36%) DevOps
5 4 (36.36%) Continuous Delivery
5 4 (36.36%) SQL Server 2014
6 3 (27.27%) Office 365

SSL
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 4 (36.36%) IIS
2 1 (9.09%) WebLogic
2 1 (9.09%) WebSphere
2 1 (9.09%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (9.09%) WebSphere Process Server
Cloud Services
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (27.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (81.82%) Firewall
2 5 (45.45%) DNS
2 5 (45.45%) HTTP
3 4 (36.36%) DHCP
3 4 (36.36%) FTP
3 4 (36.36%) HTTPS
3 4 (36.36%) SMTP
3 4 (36.36%) Telnet
4 3 (27.27%) Network Security
5 1 (9.09%) BIG-IP
5 1 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (9.09%) Extranet
5 1 (9.09%) Internet
5 1 (9.09%) Intranet
5 1 (9.09%) IPsec
5 1 (9.09%) LAN
5 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
5 1 (9.09%) VPN
5 1 (9.09%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) Azure SQL Database
1 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
1 4 (36.36%) SQL Server 2012
1 4 (36.36%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (9.09%) ClearCase
2 1 (9.09%) ClearQuest
General
1 5 (45.45%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 3 (27.27%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
1 3 (27.27%) Security Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Administrator
2 2 (18.18%) Designer
2 2 (18.18%) Implementation Specialist
2 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Designer
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco Network Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Office 365 Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Server Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) WebSphere Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 7 (63.64%) Windows
1 7 (63.64%) Windows Server
1 7 (63.64%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (27.27%) Linux
4 2 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (9.09%) AIX
5 1 (9.09%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) ITIL
2 4 (36.36%) Continuous Delivery
2 4 (36.36%) DevOps
2 4 (36.36%) Incident Management
2 4 (36.36%) Load Balancing
2 4 (36.36%) Project Management
3 1 (9.09%) B2B
3 1 (9.09%) Change Management
3 1 (9.09%) Network Design
3 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) PowerShell
2 1 (9.09%) Jython
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) MCSE
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
2 1 (9.09%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (36.36%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Sophos
2 2 (18.18%) Cisco
2 2 (18.18%) IBM
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) Red Hat
3 1 (9.09%) CheckPoint
3 1 (9.09%) F5
3 1 (9.09%) IBM Sterling