Period
to 20 January 2020

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 20 January 2020 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
20 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 127 151 161
Rank change year-on-year +24 +10 -18
Contract jobs citing SSL 24 47 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.76% 0.98% 0.50%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.45% 7.34% 3.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 40 11
Yorkshire median daily rate £538 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.44% -5.26% +6.50%
10th Percentile £264 £385 £413
90th Percentile £700 £578 £488
England median daily rate £500 £500 £500
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate £18.80 £32.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -42.15% - -
England median hourly rate £40.00 £27.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year +48.15% -15.63% +115.13%

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 440 640 593
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 13.93% 13.34% 13.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 271 406 372
Yorkshire median daily rate £350 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.65% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £188 £281 £170
90th Percentile £538 £575 £575
England median daily rate £410 £425 £410
% change year-on-year -3.53% +3.66% +2.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 50 40
Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.00 £15.30 £14.65
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.58% +4.44% -12.54%
10th Percentile £12.42 £10.50 £10.99
90th Percentile £43.75 £20.13 £39.48
England median hourly rate £22.50 £18.76 £18.70
% change year-on-year +19.94% +0.32% -16.89%

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 20 January 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SSL in Yorkshire

SSL
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 20 January 2020. 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 +42 16 £675 +35.00% 3
South Yorkshire +6 8 £500 +14.29%
SSL
England

For the 6 months to 20 January 2020, 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 19 (79.17%) TCP/IP
2 15 (62.50%) DNS
2 15 (62.50%) HTTP
2 15 (62.50%) Linux
3 14 (58.33%) Continuous Integration
3 14 (58.33%) Open Source
4 12 (50.00%) DHCP
4 12 (50.00%) Configuration Management
5 11 (45.83%) FTP
5 11 (45.83%) IPsec
5 11 (45.83%) Puppet
5 11 (45.83%) Jenkins
5 11 (45.83%) DevOps
6 10 (41.67%) AWS
6 10 (41.67%) Java
7 9 (37.50%) IIS
7 9 (37.50%) Travis CI
8 8 (33.33%) Microsoft
8 8 (33.33%) Firewall
8 8 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (29.17%) VMware
9 7 (29.17%) Test Automation
9 7 (29.17%) VPN
9 7 (29.17%) .NET
9 7 (29.17%) Microservices
10 6 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
10 6 (25.00%) Relational Database
10 6 (25.00%) MongoDB
10 6 (25.00%) Virtual Machines
10 6 (25.00%) Windows Server

SSL
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 9 (37.50%) IIS
2 5 (20.83%) Apache
2 5 (20.83%) Jetty
2 5 (20.83%) Mongrel
2 5 (20.83%) nginx
2 5 (20.83%) Tomcat
2 5 (20.83%) WebSphere
3 4 (16.67%) SharePoint
4 1 (4.17%) CMS
Business Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (41.67%) AWS
2 5 (20.83%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (16.67%) Azure
3 4 (16.67%) GCP
3 4 (16.67%) Google App Engine
4 3 (12.50%) Office 365
5 2 (8.33%) GitHub
5 2 (8.33%) Google Analytics
6 1 (4.17%) Amazon S3
6 1 (4.17%) Azure ExpressRoute
6 1 (4.17%) Route 53
6 1 (4.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 19 (79.17%) TCP/IP
2 15 (62.50%) DNS
2 15 (62.50%) HTTP
3 12 (50.00%) DHCP
4 11 (45.83%) FTP
4 11 (45.83%) IPsec
5 8 (33.33%) Firewall
6 7 (29.17%) VPN
7 6 (25.00%) VLAN
8 5 (20.83%) LAN
8 5 (20.83%) WAN
9 4 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
10 3 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
10 3 (12.50%) MPLS
10 3 (12.50%) VoIP
11 2 (8.33%) Cisco ASA
11 2 (8.33%) SSH
12 1 (4.17%) Internet
12 1 (4.17%) Network Security
12 1 (4.17%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (25.00%) MongoDB
1 6 (25.00%) MySQL
1 6 (25.00%) RDBMS
1 6 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 5 (20.83%) NoSQL
3 4 (16.67%) SQL Server
4 2 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (4.17%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (4.17%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (4.17%) Data Lake
5 1 (4.17%) Electronic Patient Records
5 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 11 (45.83%) Jenkins
2 9 (37.50%) Travis CI
3 4 (16.67%) Git (software)
4 2 (8.33%) Cucumber
4 2 (8.33%) Gatling
4 2 (8.33%) JUnit
4 2 (8.33%) Selenium
5 1 (4.17%) Fiddler
5 1 (4.17%) Subversion
5 1 (4.17%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (8.33%) Finance
1 2 (8.33%) Public Sector
2 1 (4.17%) Games
Job Titles
1 7 (29.17%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (16.67%) Senior DevOps
3 3 (12.50%) Administrator
3 3 (12.50%) Developer
3 3 (12.50%) Network Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (8.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 2 (8.33%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Senior Systems Administrator
4 2 (8.33%) Site Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Site Reliability Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Active Directory Administrator
5 1 (4.17%) Cisco VoIP Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Cloud Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) IT Systems Administrator
5 1 (4.17%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Operations Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Senior VMWare Administrator
5 1 (4.17%) Systems Administration Leader
5 1 (4.17%) VMWare Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (29.17%) .NET
2 5 (20.83%) HTML
2 5 (20.83%) J2EE
2 5 (20.83%) Servlets
2 5 (20.83%) Web Services
3 4 (16.67%) CSS
3 4 (16.67%) XML
4 3 (12.50%) Node.js
5 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET
5 2 (8.33%) CSS3
5 2 (8.33%) Gherkin
5 2 (8.33%) HTML5
5 2 (8.33%) jQuery
5 2 (8.33%) JSON
5 2 (8.33%) LAMP
5 2 (8.33%) Play Framework
5 2 (8.33%) REST
5 2 (8.33%) Sass
6 1 (4.17%) .NET Framework
6 1 (4.17%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) CESG
2 2 (8.33%) Data Centre
2 2 (8.33%) Driving Licence
3 1 (4.17%) CMDB
3 1 (4.17%) e-Health
3 1 (4.17%) LIMS
3 1 (4.17%) PACS
Operating Systems
1 15 (62.50%) Linux
2 6 (25.00%) Windows
2 6 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (8.33%) CentOS
3 2 (8.33%) Debian
3 2 (8.33%) Windows 10
4 1 (4.17%) Mac OS X
4 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (58.33%) Continuous Integration
1 14 (58.33%) Open Source
2 12 (50.00%) Configuration Management
3 11 (45.83%) DevOps
4 8 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (29.17%) Microservices
5 7 (29.17%) Test Automation
6 5 (20.83%) ITSM
6 5 (20.83%) Service Management
6 5 (20.83%) Target Operating Model
6 5 (20.83%) Thought Leadership
7 4 (16.67%) Asset Management
7 4 (16.67%) OO
7 4 (16.67%) OOP
7 4 (16.67%) PRINCE2
7 4 (16.67%) Project Management
7 4 (16.67%) TOGAF
8 3 (12.50%) Analytics
8 3 (12.50%) Penetration Testing
8 3 (12.50%) Site Reliability Engineering
Programming Languages
1 10 (41.67%) Java
2 5 (20.83%) JavaScript
3 4 (16.67%) SQL
4 3 (12.50%) C#
5 2 (8.33%) PowerShell
5 2 (8.33%) Python
5 2 (8.33%) Ruby
5 2 (8.33%) Scala
6 1 (4.17%) Bash Shell
6 1 (4.17%) T-SQL
6 1 (4.17%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (16.67%) BPSS Clearance
1 4 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 3 (12.50%) CCNA
3 2 (8.33%) SC Cleared
4 1 (4.17%) CCNP
4 1 (4.17%) Degree
4 1 (4.17%) MCSA
4 1 (4.17%) MCSE
4 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (4.17%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.50%) COBIT
2 2 (8.33%) SLA
2 2 (8.33%) WCAG
3 1 (4.17%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (4.17%) HL7
System Software
1 6 (25.00%) Virtual Machines
2 5 (20.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (20.83%) Xen
3 3 (12.50%) Active Directory
4 2 (8.33%) vSphere
5 1 (4.17%) Docker
5 1 (4.17%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 11 (45.83%) Puppet
2 6 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (8.33%) Grafana
3 2 (8.33%) Kibana
3 2 (8.33%) SCCM
3 2 (8.33%) WSUS
4 1 (4.17%) Ansible
4 1 (4.17%) Kubernetes
4 1 (4.17%) Salt
Vendors
1 8 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 7 (29.17%) VMware
3 6 (25.00%) Cisco
3 6 (25.00%) Google
4 2 (8.33%) Dell
4 2 (8.33%) Sophos
4 2 (8.33%) Veeam
5 1 (4.17%) F5
5 1 (4.17%) Palo Alto
5 1 (4.17%) Perforce
5 1 (4.17%) SonicWALL