The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire 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 27 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)
South West / Wiltshire
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 63 55 55
Rank change year-on-year -8 0  
Contract jobs citing SSL 2 10 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 0.30% 1.52% 0.48%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.00% 6.37% 3.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 9 1
Median daily rate £470 £315 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +49.20% -10.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £488 £388 £345
% change year-on-year +26.00% +12.48%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Wiltshire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Wiltshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 100 157 94
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire 14.81% 23.86% 14.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 101 52
Median daily rate £375 £363 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.44% -9.37%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £191 £250 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £475 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 5
Median hourly rate £42.00 £35.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.30% +102.85%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.12 £22.00 £12.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £54.50 £41.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £31.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year -4.76% +31.25%  

SSL
Job Vacancy Trend in Wiltshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wiltshire 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 Wiltshire

SSL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SSL in Wiltshire

SSL
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SSL in Wiltshire over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SSL in Wiltshire

SSL
Contract Job Locations in Wiltshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SSL within the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 27 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
Salisbury - 1 £365 -
SSL
South West

For the 6 months to 27 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 Wiltshire region with a requirement for SSL.

1 6 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 6 (100.00%) VPN
1 6 (100.00%) DNS
1 6 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 6 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (83.33%) Security Architecture
2 5 (83.33%) McAfee ePO
2 5 (83.33%) Aruba
2 5 (83.33%) SIEM
2 5 (83.33%) NetScaler
2 5 (83.33%) ISMS
2 5 (83.33%) Penetration Testing
2 5 (83.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (83.33%) SANS
2 5 (83.33%) Data Encryption
2 5 (83.33%) Network Segmentation
2 5 (83.33%) LAN
2 5 (83.33%) WAN
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (83.33%) Juniper
2 5 (83.33%) CheckPoint
2 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 5 (83.33%) Citrix
2 5 (83.33%) McAfee
2 5 (83.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (83.33%) Firewall
2 5 (83.33%) Information Security Management
2 5 (83.33%) Security Management
2 5 (83.33%) Wireless
2 5 (83.33%) Migration

SSL
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wiltshire 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:

Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) DNS
1 6 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 6 (100.00%) VPN
2 5 (83.33%) Firewall
2 5 (83.33%) LAN
2 5 (83.33%) NetScaler
2 5 (83.33%) WAN
2 5 (83.33%) Wireless
3 1 (16.67%) 802.11
3 1 (16.67%) BGP
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (16.67%) DHCP
3 1 (16.67%) IPsec
3 1 (16.67%) MPLS
3 1 (16.67%) OSPF
3 1 (16.67%) SNMP
3 1 (16.67%) Software-Defined Networking
3 1 (16.67%) Spanning Tree
3 1 (16.67%) TACACS
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Security Engineer
2 4 (66.67%) Information Security Engineer
3 2 (33.33%) Network Engineer
3 2 (33.33%) Senior Information Security Engineer
3 2 (33.33%) Senior Security Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Firewall Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Linux
3 1 (16.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Load Balancing
2 5 (83.33%) Data Encryption
2 5 (83.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (83.33%) Information Security
2 5 (83.33%) Information Security Management
2 5 (83.33%) ISMS
2 5 (83.33%) Migration
2 5 (83.33%) Network Segmentation
2 5 (83.33%) Penetration Testing
2 5 (83.33%) Security Architecture
2 5 (83.33%) Security Management
2 5 (83.33%) SIEM
3 3 (50.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 3 (50.00%) Protective Monitoring
3 3 (50.00%) Threat Intelligence
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (83.33%) SANS
3 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (16.67%) CCNA
4 1 (16.67%) CCNP
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (83.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (83.33%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Aruba
1 5 (83.33%) CheckPoint
1 5 (83.33%) Citrix
1 5 (83.33%) Juniper
1 5 (83.33%) McAfee
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco