Period
to 16 January 2018

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 6 months to 16 January 2018 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
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 142 126 150
Rank change year-on-year -16 +24 -33
Contract jobs citing SSL 13 27 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.43% 0.84% 0.74%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.86% 6.01% 5.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 11 18
West Yorkshire median daily rate £438 £420 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.17% -16.00% +42.86%
10th Percentile £413 £325 £313
90th Percentile £450 £450 £550
Yorkshire median daily rate £475 £442 £475
% change year-on-year +7.47% -6.95% +35.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -

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 West Yorkshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 337 449 539
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 11.16% 13.90% 12.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 202 264 336
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £158 £213 £250
90th Percentile £575 £559 £550
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 18 33
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.58 £15.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.97% +10.71% -4.65%
10th Percentile £12.54 £10.76 £10.50
90th Percentile £25.00 £32.88 £32.10
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.65 £17.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year -13.82% +30.77% -18.75%

SSL
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

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 6 months to 16 January 2018. 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
Leeds -3 6 - - 4
Halifax +7 5 £450 +3.51%
Wakefield -4 1 £425 +30.77%
SSL
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 7 (53.85%) Firewall
2 5 (38.46%) Java
2 5 (38.46%) XML
2 5 (38.46%) HTTP
3 4 (30.77%) Linux
3 4 (30.77%) JDBC
3 4 (30.77%) Finance
3 4 (30.77%) SSH
3 4 (30.77%) DataPower
4 3 (23.08%) WebSphere
4 3 (23.08%) Load Balancing
4 3 (23.08%) High Availability
4 3 (23.08%) Jenkins
4 3 (23.08%) DevOps
4 3 (23.08%) Clustering
4 3 (23.08%) Middleware
4 3 (23.08%) DNS
4 3 (23.08%) Web Services
4 3 (23.08%) SQL
4 3 (23.08%) SOA
4 3 (23.08%) JMS
4 3 (23.08%) IBM
5 2 (15.38%) EAI
5 2 (15.38%) Unix
5 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
5 2 (15.38%) VPN
5 2 (15.38%) J2EE
5 2 (15.38%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (15.38%) SOAP
5 2 (15.38%) XSLT

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 3 (23.08%) WebSphere
2 2 (15.38%) IBM HTTP Server
2 2 (15.38%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (15.38%) WebSphere Portal
3 1 (7.69%) Mule
3 1 (7.69%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (7.69%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (7.69%) GitHub
1 1 (7.69%) IaaS
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (53.85%) Firewall
2 5 (38.46%) HTTP
3 4 (30.77%) SSH
4 3 (23.08%) DNS
5 2 (15.38%) BIG-IP
5 2 (15.38%) Extranet
5 2 (15.38%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 2 (15.38%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 2 (15.38%) HTTPS
5 2 (15.38%) Internet
5 2 (15.38%) Intranet
5 2 (15.38%) IPsec
5 2 (15.38%) LDAP
5 2 (15.38%) MQTT
5 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
5 2 (15.38%) VPN
6 1 (7.69%) DMVPN
6 1 (7.69%) HSRP
6 1 (7.69%) iSCSI
6 1 (7.69%) NX-OS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Jenkins
2 2 (15.38%) Maven
3 1 (7.69%) CircleCI
3 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (30.77%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Banking
2 2 (15.38%) Retail Banking
3 1 (7.69%) Advertising
3 1 (7.69%) Games
3 1 (7.69%) Marketing
3 1 (7.69%) Online Betting
3 1 (7.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Administrator
2 3 (23.08%) Developer
3 2 (15.38%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Portal Developer
3 2 (15.38%) WebSphere Developer
3 2 (15.38%) WebSphere Portal Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Firewall Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (7.69%) MuleSoft Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Unix Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) WebSphere Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) WebSphere MQ Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (38.46%) XML
2 4 (30.77%) JDBC
3 3 (23.08%) JMS
3 3 (23.08%) Middleware
3 3 (23.08%) Web Services
4 2 (15.38%) J2EE
4 2 (15.38%) REST
4 2 (15.38%) SOAP
4 2 (15.38%) XSLT
5 1 (7.69%) ISPF
5 1 (7.69%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) DataPower
2 3 (23.08%) Clustering
3 2 (15.38%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (15.38%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Linux
2 2 (15.38%) Unix
3 1 (7.69%) Mac OS
3 1 (7.69%) Windows
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server
3 1 (7.69%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) DevOps
1 3 (23.08%) High Availability
1 3 (23.08%) Load Balancing
1 3 (23.08%) SOA
2 2 (15.38%) EAI
2 2 (15.38%) Mentoring
2 2 (15.38%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (15.38%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (15.38%) Presales
2 2 (15.38%) Service Management
2 2 (15.38%) Task Automation
3 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (7.69%) Incident Management
3 1 (7.69%) Information Security
3 1 (7.69%) Open Source
3 1 (7.69%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (7.69%) Project Management
3 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (7.69%) Time Management
3 1 (7.69%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) Java
2 3 (23.08%) SQL
3 2 (15.38%) Bash Shell
4 1 (7.69%) JCL
4 1 (7.69%) Python
4 1 (7.69%) REXX
4 1 (7.69%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) CCNA
1 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (7.69%) MCSA
1 1 (7.69%) MCSE
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) ACF2
1 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
1 1 (7.69%) Docker
1 1 (7.69%) RACF
1 1 (7.69%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) Tivoli
2 1 (7.69%) Ansible
2 1 (7.69%) SCCM
2 1 (7.69%) Terraform
2 1 (7.69%) WSUS
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) IBM
2 2 (15.38%) AppDynamics
2 2 (15.38%) Cisco
2 2 (15.38%) F5
2 2 (15.38%) Splunk
3 1 (7.69%) Aruba
3 1 (7.69%) CheckPoint
3 1 (7.69%) Fortinet
3 1 (7.69%) Juniper
3 1 (7.69%) MuleSoft
3 1 (7.69%) VMware