Period
to 18 October 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 18 October 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
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 143 149 151
Rank change year-on-year +6 +2 -14
Contract jobs citing SSL 25 8 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.73% 0.27% 0.73%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.25% 1.99% 5.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 2 12
West Yorkshire median daily rate £431 £431 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.07% -10.11%
10th Percentile £230 £414 £355
90th Percentile £550 £443 £451
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £475 £442
% change year-on-year -10.53% +7.47% +6.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £33.75 - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate £33.75 - -

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 400 402 470
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 11.65% 13.74% 12.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 224 217 276
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £250
90th Percentile £584 £543 £550
Yorkshire median daily rate £415 £411 £400
% change year-on-year +0.91% +2.81% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 23 19
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.51 £14.20 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.23% +5.19% -13.89%
10th Percentile £10.70 £9.40 £10.20
90th Percentile £25.23 £28.30 £21.78
Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.66 £14.20 £13.96
% change year-on-year +17.29% +1.74% +7.37%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SSL in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 18 October 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 18 October 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 +2 10 £525 - 2
Wakefield +2 4 £250 -41.18%
Halifax +1 2 £446 +1.94%
Todmorden - 2 - -
Bradford - 1 - - 3
SSL
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 October 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 15 (60.00%) TCP/IP
2 14 (56.00%) Linux
3 13 (52.00%) HTTP
3 13 (52.00%) DevOps
4 12 (48.00%) Jenkins
4 12 (48.00%) Java
5 11 (44.00%) Windows
5 11 (44.00%) DNS
6 10 (40.00%) Puppet
7 9 (36.00%) Open Source
7 9 (36.00%) MongoDB
7 9 (36.00%) Configuration Management
7 9 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (36.00%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (32.00%) Google
8 8 (32.00%) Tomcat
8 8 (32.00%) Servlets
8 8 (32.00%) JavaScript
8 8 (32.00%) nginx
9 7 (28.00%) Test Automation
9 7 (28.00%) Scala
9 7 (28.00%) NoSQL
9 7 (28.00%) Node.js
9 7 (28.00%) Kibana
9 7 (28.00%) Microservices
9 7 (28.00%) Grafana
9 7 (28.00%) Ant
9 7 (28.00%) XML
9 7 (28.00%) IntelliJ
9 7 (28.00%) DHCP

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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 8 (32.00%) nginx
1 8 (32.00%) Tomcat
2 4 (16.00%) WebSphere
3 3 (12.00%) Apache
3 3 (12.00%) IIS
3 3 (12.00%) SharePoint
4 2 (8.00%) IBM Notes
4 2 (8.00%) Jetty
4 2 (8.00%) Mongrel
5 1 (4.00%) JBoss
5 1 (4.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (4.00%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (4.00%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 6 (24.00%) Google Analytics
2 2 (8.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (8.00%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (8.00%) Google App Engine
2 2 (8.00%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (4.00%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (4.00%) GitHub
3 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (4.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (60.00%) TCP/IP
2 13 (52.00%) HTTP
3 11 (44.00%) DNS
4 7 (28.00%) DHCP
5 4 (16.00%) FTP
5 4 (16.00%) IPsec
5 4 (16.00%) VoIP
5 4 (16.00%) VPN
6 3 (12.00%) Firewall
6 3 (12.00%) WAN
7 2 (8.00%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (8.00%) Internet
7 2 (8.00%) LAN
7 2 (8.00%) NetScaler
7 2 (8.00%) Network Security
7 2 (8.00%) Reverse Proxy
7 2 (8.00%) SMS
8 1 (4.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 1 (4.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 1 (4.00%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (36.00%) MongoDB
2 7 (28.00%) NoSQL
3 3 (12.00%) MySQL
4 2 (8.00%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
5 1 (4.00%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (4.00%) MariaDB
5 1 (4.00%) RDBMS
5 1 (4.00%) Relational Database
5 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 12 (48.00%) Jenkins
2 7 (28.00%) Ant
2 7 (28.00%) IntelliJ
2 7 (28.00%) Selenium
3 6 (24.00%) Cucumber
3 6 (24.00%) Gatling
4 3 (12.00%) Git (software)
4 3 (12.00%) Travis CI
5 2 (8.00%) JUnit
5 2 (8.00%) Maven
6 1 (4.00%) Eclipse
6 1 (4.00%) Grunt
6 1 (4.00%) gulp
6 1 (4.00%) Jasmine
6 1 (4.00%) Karma Test Runner
6 1 (4.00%) Sublime Text
General
1 3 (12.00%) Banking
1 3 (12.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Automotive
2 1 (4.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (28.00%) Developer
1 7 (28.00%) Scala Developer
2 4 (16.00%) Administrator
2 4 (16.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (8.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 2 (8.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (8.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (8.00%) Analyst
3 2 (8.00%) Consultant
3 2 (8.00%) DevOps Consultant
3 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (8.00%) Network Analyst
3 2 (8.00%) Support Engineer
3 2 (8.00%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
4 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Support
4 1 (4.00%) IP Specialist
4 1 (4.00%) IT Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (32.00%) Servlets
2 7 (28.00%) Node.js
2 7 (28.00%) XML
3 6 (24.00%) CSS
3 6 (24.00%) Gherkin
3 6 (24.00%) JSON
3 6 (24.00%) Play Framework
4 3 (12.00%) J2EE
4 3 (12.00%) Middleware
5 2 (8.00%) .NET
6 1 (4.00%) EJB
6 1 (4.00%) HTML
6 1 (4.00%) J2SE
6 1 (4.00%) JDBC
6 1 (4.00%) JMS
6 1 (4.00%) JRockit
6 1 (4.00%) LDAP
6 1 (4.00%) SOAP
6 1 (4.00%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (4.00%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.00%) Clustering
1 1 (4.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (4.00%) DataPower
1 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (4.00%) PKI
1 1 (4.00%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 14 (56.00%) Linux
2 11 (44.00%) Windows
3 6 (24.00%) Ubuntu
4 5 (20.00%) Windows Server
5 3 (12.00%) Unix
5 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (4.00%) Mac OS X
6 1 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (4.00%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (52.00%) DevOps
2 9 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (36.00%) Configuration Management
2 9 (36.00%) Continuous Integration
2 9 (36.00%) Open Source
3 7 (28.00%) Microservices
3 7 (28.00%) Test Automation
4 6 (24.00%) Analytics
5 4 (16.00%) Service Management
6 2 (8.00%) CAD
6 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 2 (8.00%) ITIL
6 2 (8.00%) Load Balancing
6 2 (8.00%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (8.00%) Problem-Solving
6 2 (8.00%) Storage Management
7 1 (4.00%) Collaborative Working
7 1 (4.00%) Continuous Delivery
7 1 (4.00%) Deployment Automation
7 1 (4.00%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 12 (48.00%) Java
2 8 (32.00%) JavaScript
3 7 (28.00%) Scala
4 6 (24.00%) C#
4 6 (24.00%) Groovy
4 6 (24.00%) Haskell
4 6 (24.00%) Perl
4 6 (24.00%) Python
4 6 (24.00%) Ruby
5 5 (20.00%) SQL
6 3 (12.00%) PowerShell
7 2 (8.00%) Bash Shell
7 2 (8.00%) Shell Script
8 1 (4.00%) C
8 1 (4.00%) Go
8 1 (4.00%) JCL
8 1 (4.00%) Jython
8 1 (4.00%) REXX
8 1 (4.00%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (8.00%) Degree
1 2 (8.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 6 (24.00%) Active Directory
1 6 (24.00%) Docker
2 4 (16.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (16.00%) Xen
3 3 (12.00%) Hyper-V
4 2 (8.00%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (4.00%) ACF2
5 1 (4.00%) Firmware
5 1 (4.00%) RACF
5 1 (4.00%) Time Sharing Option
5 1 (4.00%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (4.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 10 (40.00%) Puppet
2 7 (28.00%) Grafana
2 7 (28.00%) Kibana
3 3 (12.00%) Tivoli
4 2 (8.00%) SCSM
4 2 (8.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Ansible
5 1 (4.00%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (4.00%) NetBackup
5 1 (4.00%) OpenView
5 1 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (4.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (4.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (32.00%) Google
2 6 (24.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (20.00%) Adobe
3 5 (20.00%) Cisco
3 5 (20.00%) VMware
4 4 (16.00%) Citrix
5 2 (8.00%) AppDynamics
5 2 (8.00%) Infoblox
5 2 (8.00%) Lotus
5 2 (8.00%) MuleSoft
5 2 (8.00%) Splunk
5 2 (8.00%) Trend Micro
6 1 (4.00%) Aruba
6 1 (4.00%) F5
6 1 (4.00%) HP
6 1 (4.00%) NETGEAR
6 1 (4.00%) Oracle
6 1 (4.00%) Red Hat
6 1 (4.00%) SonicWALL
6 1 (4.00%) webMethods