Period
to 17 July 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 17 July 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
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 141 139 148
Rank change year-on-year -2 +9 -16
Contract jobs citing SSL 28 9 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.81% 0.32% 0.82%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.31% 2.27% 6.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 3 27
West Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £438 £443
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% -1.13% +60.91%
10th Percentile £298 £416 £358
90th Percentile £550 £449 £575
Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £463 £443
% change year-on-year -2.70% +4.52% +60.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £35.00 - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate £35.00 - -

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 337 396 489
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 9.75% 13.92% 12.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 206 212 302
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% +14.29%
10th Percentile £266 £263 £282
90th Percentile £556 £536 £575
Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £420 £400
% change year-on-year -1.79% +5.00% +23.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 23 24
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.41 £14.50 £11.74
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.07% +23.56% -47.52%
10th Percentile £11.97 £9.53 £10.20
90th Percentile £35.98 £29.11 £16.32
Yorkshire median hourly rate £18.50 £14.35 £12.72
% change year-on-year +28.92% +12.86% -27.34%

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

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SSL in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 17 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SSL in West Yorkshire

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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

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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 17 July 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 -10 15 £500 +17.65% 1
Halifax +7 4 £446 +1.94%
Wakefield - 3 £275 -
Todmorden - 1 - - 2
SSL
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 17 July 2018, 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for SSL.

1 18 (64.29%) Linux
2 17 (60.71%) TCP/IP
3 16 (57.14%) HTTP
3 16 (57.14%) DNS
4 15 (53.57%) Java
4 15 (53.57%) Jenkins
5 13 (46.43%) Configuration Management
6 12 (42.86%) Google
6 12 (42.86%) Servlets
6 12 (42.86%) Tomcat
6 12 (42.86%) DevOps
6 12 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
6 12 (42.86%) nginx
6 12 (42.86%) Open Source
6 12 (42.86%) Puppet
7 11 (39.29%) WebSphere
7 11 (39.29%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (39.29%) VMware
8 10 (35.71%) IPsec
8 10 (35.71%) DHCP
8 10 (35.71%) Microsoft
8 10 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
9 9 (32.14%) Microservices
9 9 (32.14%) FTP
9 9 (32.14%) Windows
9 9 (32.14%) IIS
9 9 (32.14%) Xen
10 8 (28.57%) Apache
10 8 (28.57%) .NET
10 8 (28.57%) J2EE

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 12 (42.86%) nginx
1 12 (42.86%) Tomcat
2 11 (39.29%) WebSphere
3 9 (32.14%) IIS
4 8 (28.57%) Apache
4 8 (28.57%) Jetty
4 8 (28.57%) Mongrel
5 2 (7.14%) SharePoint
6 1 (3.57%) IBM Notes
6 1 (3.57%) SharePoint Server
Cloud Services
1 8 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (28.57%) Amazon EC2
1 8 (28.57%) Google App Engine
1 8 (28.57%) Google Cloud Platform
2 4 (14.29%) Google Analytics
3 1 (3.57%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (3.57%) GitHub
3 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (60.71%) TCP/IP
2 16 (57.14%) DNS
2 16 (57.14%) HTTP
3 10 (35.71%) DHCP
3 10 (35.71%) IPsec
4 9 (32.14%) FTP
5 5 (17.86%) Firewall
6 3 (10.71%) Internet
6 3 (10.71%) VoIP
6 3 (10.71%) VPN
7 2 (7.14%) BIG-IP
7 2 (7.14%) Extranet
7 2 (7.14%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 2 (7.14%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 2 (7.14%) Intranet
7 2 (7.14%) LAN
7 2 (7.14%) NetScaler
7 2 (7.14%) Reverse Proxy
7 2 (7.14%) SMS
7 2 (7.14%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (21.43%) NoSQL
2 5 (17.86%) MongoDB
3 2 (7.14%) MySQL
3 2 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (7.14%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.57%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (3.57%) MariaDB
4 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 15 (53.57%) Jenkins
2 8 (28.57%) Git (software)
2 8 (28.57%) Travis CI
3 4 (14.29%) Ant
3 4 (14.29%) Cucumber
3 4 (14.29%) Gatling
3 4 (14.29%) IntelliJ
3 4 (14.29%) Selenium
4 2 (7.14%) Maven
5 1 (3.57%) Grunt
5 1 (3.57%) gulp
5 1 (3.57%) Jasmine
5 1 (3.57%) JUnit
5 1 (3.57%) Karma Test Runner
5 1 (3.57%) Sublime Text
General
1 4 (14.29%) Banking
1 4 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Advertising
2 1 (3.57%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 6 (21.43%) Developer
2 5 (17.86%) Administrator
2 5 (17.86%) DevOps Engineer
3 4 (14.29%) Java Engineer
3 4 (14.29%) Scala Developer
4 2 (7.14%) Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) Cloud Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Consultant
4 2 (7.14%) DevOps Consultant
4 2 (7.14%) Java Software Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 2 (7.14%) Network Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) Software Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Windows Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) IT Support Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Server Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Unix Administrator
5 1 (3.57%) WebSphere Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (42.86%) Servlets
2 8 (28.57%) .NET
2 8 (28.57%) J2EE
3 5 (17.86%) Node.js
3 5 (17.86%) XML
4 4 (14.29%) CSS
4 4 (14.29%) Gherkin
5 3 (10.71%) JSON
5 3 (10.71%) Middleware
5 3 (10.71%) Play Framework
6 2 (7.14%) IBM Integration Bus
6 2 (7.14%) WebSphere MQ
7 1 (3.57%) .NET Framework
7 1 (3.57%) Apache Axis
7 1 (3.57%) HTML
7 1 (3.57%) ISPF
7 1 (3.57%) JDBC
7 1 (3.57%) jQuery
7 1 (3.57%) LDAP
7 1 (3.57%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.57%) Clustering
1 1 (3.57%) CMDB
1 1 (3.57%) Data Centre
1 1 (3.57%) DataPower
1 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (3.57%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 18 (64.29%) Linux
2 9 (32.14%) Windows
3 5 (17.86%) Windows Server
4 4 (14.29%) Ubuntu
5 2 (7.14%) Unix
5 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (7.14%) zOS
6 1 (3.57%) Mac OS
6 1 (3.57%) Mac OS X
6 1 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (46.43%) Configuration Management
2 12 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
2 12 (42.86%) DevOps
2 12 (42.86%) Open Source
3 11 (39.29%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (32.14%) Microservices
5 7 (25.00%) TDD
6 4 (14.29%) Analytics
6 4 (14.29%) Software Engineering
6 4 (14.29%) Test Automation
7 3 (10.71%) Service Management
8 2 (7.14%) Incident Management
8 2 (7.14%) ITIL
8 2 (7.14%) Load Balancing
9 1 (3.57%) Change Control
9 1 (3.57%) Continuous Improvement
9 1 (3.57%) High Availability
9 1 (3.57%) Kanban
9 1 (3.57%) Problem Management
9 1 (3.57%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 15 (53.57%) Java
2 6 (21.43%) JavaScript
3 5 (17.86%) SQL
4 4 (14.29%) C#
4 4 (14.29%) Groovy
4 4 (14.29%) Haskell
4 4 (14.29%) Perl
4 4 (14.29%) Python
4 4 (14.29%) Ruby
4 4 (14.29%) Scala
5 2 (7.14%) Bash Shell
5 2 (7.14%) PowerShell
6 1 (3.57%) C
6 1 (3.57%) Go
6 1 (3.57%) JCL
6 1 (3.57%) REXX
6 1 (3.57%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (7.14%) SC Cleared
1 2 (7.14%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.57%) CCNA
2 1 (3.57%) CCSA
2 1 (3.57%) CCSE
2 1 (3.57%) Degree
2 1 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (3.57%) PCI DSS
1 1 (3.57%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (32.14%) Xen
3 4 (14.29%) Active Directory
4 3 (10.71%) Docker
5 2 (7.14%) Hyper-V
6 1 (3.57%) ACF2
6 1 (3.57%) Firmware
6 1 (3.57%) RACF
6 1 (3.57%) Time Sharing Option
6 1 (3.57%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (3.57%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 12 (42.86%) Puppet
2 4 (14.29%) Grafana
2 4 (14.29%) Kibana
3 2 (7.14%) Tivoli
3 2 (7.14%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (3.57%) Ansible
4 1 (3.57%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (3.57%) NetBackup
4 1 (3.57%) OpenView
4 1 (3.57%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (3.57%) SCCM
4 1 (3.57%) SCSM
4 1 (3.57%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 12 (42.86%) Google
2 11 (39.29%) VMware
3 10 (35.71%) Microsoft
4 5 (17.86%) Cisco
5 3 (10.71%) Adobe
5 3 (10.71%) Citrix
6 2 (7.14%) AppDynamics
6 2 (7.14%) F5
6 2 (7.14%) Fortinet
6 2 (7.14%) Infoblox
6 2 (7.14%) MuleSoft
6 2 (7.14%) Splunk
7 1 (3.57%) Aruba
7 1 (3.57%) CommVault
7 1 (3.57%) HP
7 1 (3.57%) NETGEAR
7 1 (3.57%) ServiceNow
7 1 (3.57%) SolarWinds
7 1 (3.57%) SonicWALL
7 1 (3.57%) Trend Micro