Period
to 18 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 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)
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 154 163 164
Rank change year-on-year +9 +1 -8
Contract jobs citing SSL 54 17 56
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.08% 0.40% 0.97%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.39% 2.65% 7.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 10 38
Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £463 £443
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.70% +4.52% +60.91%
10th Percentile £313 £424 £339
90th Percentile £550 £496 £575
England median daily rate £500 £500 £425
% change year-on-year - +17.65% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate £35.00 - -
England median hourly rate £29.00 £30.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year -3.33% -18.92% -5.13%

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 644 641 782
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 12.87% 15.02% 13.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 442 340 474
Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.79% +5.00% +23.08%
10th Percentile £226 £250 £250
90th Percentile £550 £544 £561
England median daily rate £425 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 39 50
Yorkshire median hourly rate £19.25 £14.50 £12.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.76% +14.04% -27.34%
10th Percentile £13.88 £10.73 £10.20
90th Percentile £43.63 £30.31 £42.25
England median hourly rate £20.00 £18.70 £25.00
% change year-on-year +6.95% -25.20% +21.95%

SSL
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for SSL in Yorkshire

SSL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SSL in Yorkshire

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SSL in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 18 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SSL in Yorkshire

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SSL in Yorkshire

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Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 18 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
West Yorkshire +1 28 £450 +2.86% 4
South Yorkshire +17 23 £455 -9.00% 3
North Yorkshire -1 2 £319 -32.89% 2
SSL
England

For the 6 months to 18 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for SSL.

1 28 (51.85%) TCP/IP
2 27 (50.00%) HTTP
3 24 (44.44%) Linux
4 21 (38.89%) Windows
5 20 (37.04%) Configuration Management
6 19 (35.19%) DNS
6 19 (35.19%) Continuous Integration
6 19 (35.19%) Jenkins
7 18 (33.33%) Open Source
7 18 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
8 15 (27.78%) Tomcat
8 15 (27.78%) Java
8 15 (27.78%) Puppet
8 15 (27.78%) nginx
9 14 (25.93%) Git (software)
9 14 (25.93%) WebSphere
9 14 (25.93%) Microsoft
9 14 (25.93%) IPsec
10 13 (24.07%) DHCP
10 13 (24.07%) DevOps
11 12 (22.22%) FTP
11 12 (22.22%) Servlets
11 12 (22.22%) Finance
11 12 (22.22%) Google
11 12 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
12 11 (20.37%) VMware
12 11 (20.37%) Apache
13 10 (18.52%) SC Cleared
13 10 (18.52%) Security Cleared
13 10 (18.52%) VMware Infrastructure

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Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 15 (27.78%) nginx
1 15 (27.78%) Tomcat
2 14 (25.93%) WebSphere
3 11 (20.37%) Apache
4 9 (16.67%) IIS
5 8 (14.81%) Jetty
5 8 (14.81%) Mongrel
6 4 (7.41%) Skype for Business
7 3 (5.56%) IBM HTTP Server
7 3 (5.56%) JBoss
7 3 (5.56%) Mule
7 3 (5.56%) SharePoint
7 3 (5.56%) WebLogic
7 3 (5.56%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (1.85%) IBM Notes
8 1 (1.85%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 12 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (14.81%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (14.81%) Amazon EC2
2 8 (14.81%) Google App Engine
2 8 (14.81%) Google Cloud Platform
3 4 (7.41%) Google Analytics
4 2 (3.70%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (3.70%) Office 365
5 1 (1.85%) GitHub
5 1 (1.85%) IaaS
5 1 (1.85%) OneDrive
5 1 (1.85%) PaaS
5 1 (1.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (51.85%) TCP/IP
2 27 (50.00%) HTTP
3 19 (35.19%) DNS
4 14 (25.93%) IPsec
5 13 (24.07%) DHCP
6 12 (22.22%) FTP
7 9 (16.67%) SSH
8 8 (14.81%) Firewall
8 8 (14.81%) SMS
9 7 (12.96%) VPN
10 6 (11.11%) VoIP
11 5 (9.26%) Internet
11 5 (9.26%) LAN
11 5 (9.26%) MPLS
11 5 (9.26%) WAN
12 4 (7.41%) HTTPS
12 4 (7.41%) OSPF
12 4 (7.41%) Skype
13 3 (5.56%) Ethernet
13 3 (5.56%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.11%) NoSQL
2 5 (9.26%) MongoDB
3 3 (5.56%) SQL Server
4 2 (3.70%) MySQL
4 2 (3.70%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.85%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.85%) MariaDB
5 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 19 (35.19%) Jenkins
2 14 (25.93%) Git (software)
3 8 (14.81%) Travis CI
4 6 (11.11%) Subversion
5 4 (7.41%) Ant
5 4 (7.41%) Cucumber
5 4 (7.41%) Gatling
5 4 (7.41%) IntelliJ
5 4 (7.41%) Selenium
6 2 (3.70%) Maven
7 1 (1.85%) Grunt
7 1 (1.85%) gulp
7 1 (1.85%) Jasmine
7 1 (1.85%) JUnit
7 1 (1.85%) Karma Test Runner
7 1 (1.85%) Sublime Text
General
1 12 (22.22%) Finance
2 6 (11.11%) Banking
3 3 (5.56%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.85%) Advertising
4 1 (1.85%) Automotive
4 1 (1.85%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (16.67%) Consultant
2 6 (11.11%) Developer
3 5 (9.26%) Administrator
3 5 (9.26%) Architect
3 5 (9.26%) DevOps Engineer
3 5 (9.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (9.26%) Network Engineer
4 4 (7.41%) Azure Architect
4 4 (7.41%) Cloud Engineer
4 4 (7.41%) Java Engineer
4 4 (7.41%) Scala Developer
5 3 (5.56%) Analyst
5 3 (5.56%) Middleware Consultant
5 3 (5.56%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (5.56%) Security Engineer
5 3 (5.56%) Unix Engineer
5 3 (5.56%) WebOps Consultant
6 2 (3.70%) Java Software Engineer
6 2 (3.70%) Software Engineer
6 2 (3.70%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (22.22%) Servlets
2 8 (14.81%) .NET
2 8 (14.81%) J2EE
2 8 (14.81%) Web Services
3 6 (11.11%) Middleware
4 5 (9.26%) 802.1X
4 5 (9.26%) Node.js
4 5 (9.26%) XML
5 4 (7.41%) CSS
5 4 (7.41%) Gherkin
6 3 (5.56%) JSON
6 3 (5.56%) Play Framework
6 3 (5.56%) RESTful
7 2 (3.70%) IBM Integration Bus
7 2 (3.70%) WebSphere MQ
8 1 (1.85%) Apache Axis
8 1 (1.85%) HTML
8 1 (1.85%) JDBC
8 1 (1.85%) jQuery
8 1 (1.85%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.26%) Cyberthreat
2 4 (7.41%) PKI
3 3 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.70%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.85%) Clustering
5 1 (1.85%) CMDB
5 1 (1.85%) DataPower
5 1 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.85%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.85%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.85%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 24 (44.44%) Linux
2 21 (38.89%) Windows
3 9 (16.67%) Windows Server
4 6 (11.11%) Unix
5 4 (7.41%) Ubuntu
6 2 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (3.70%) zOS
7 1 (1.85%) Mac OS
7 1 (1.85%) Mac OS X
7 1 (1.85%) OS/390
7 1 (1.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.85%) Windows 10
7 1 (1.85%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (37.04%) Configuration Management
2 19 (35.19%) Continuous Integration
3 18 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (33.33%) Open Source
4 13 (24.07%) DevOps
5 9 (16.67%) Microservices
6 8 (14.81%) Web Operations
7 7 (12.96%) TDD
8 6 (11.11%) Cybersecurity
8 6 (11.11%) User Stories
9 5 (9.26%) Cryptography
9 5 (9.26%) ITIL
9 5 (9.26%) Project Management
9 5 (9.26%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (7.41%) Analytics
10 4 (7.41%) Migration
10 4 (7.41%) Performance Tuning
10 4 (7.41%) Problem Management
10 4 (7.41%) Software Engineering
10 4 (7.41%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 15 (27.78%) Java
2 8 (14.81%) Perl
2 8 (14.81%) Python
3 7 (12.96%) Ruby
4 6 (11.11%) JavaScript
5 5 (9.26%) SQL
6 4 (7.41%) C#
6 4 (7.41%) Groovy
6 4 (7.41%) Haskell
6 4 (7.41%) Scala
7 2 (3.70%) Bash Shell
7 2 (3.70%) JCL
7 2 (3.70%) PowerShell
7 2 (3.70%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.85%) C
8 1 (1.85%) Go
8 1 (1.85%) REXX
Qualifications
1 10 (18.52%) SC Cleared
1 10 (18.52%) Security Cleared
2 5 (9.26%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (7.41%) CCNA
4 3 (5.56%) CCNP
5 1 (1.85%) CCSA
5 1 (1.85%) CCSE
5 1 (1.85%) Degree
5 1 (1.85%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.70%) SLA
2 1 (1.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.85%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (18.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (16.67%) Xen
3 8 (14.81%) Active Directory
4 5 (9.26%) Firmware
5 3 (5.56%) Docker
5 3 (5.56%) OpenSSH
6 2 (3.70%) ACF2
6 2 (3.70%) Hyper-V
6 2 (3.70%) RACF
7 1 (1.85%) Time Sharing Option
7 1 (1.85%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (1.85%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 15 (27.78%) Puppet
2 4 (7.41%) Ansible
2 4 (7.41%) Grafana
2 4 (7.41%) Kibana
2 4 (7.41%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (3.70%) Tivoli
3 2 (3.70%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (1.85%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (1.85%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.85%) OpenView
4 1 (1.85%) QRadar
4 1 (1.85%) SCCM
4 1 (1.85%) SCSM
4 1 (1.85%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (1.85%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 14 (25.93%) Microsoft
2 12 (22.22%) Google
3 11 (20.37%) VMware
4 9 (16.67%) Cisco
5 4 (7.41%) Aruba
5 4 (7.41%) CheckPoint
5 4 (7.41%) Meraki
5 4 (7.41%) SolarWinds
6 3 (5.56%) Adobe
6 3 (5.56%) Centrify
6 3 (5.56%) Citrix
6 3 (5.56%) IBM
6 3 (5.56%) Splunk
7 2 (3.70%) AppDynamics
7 2 (3.70%) F5
7 2 (3.70%) Fortinet
7 2 (3.70%) Infoblox
7 2 (3.70%) MuleSoft
8 1 (1.85%) LogRhythm
8 1 (1.85%) Thales