Period
to 21 April 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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 161 164 164
Rank change year-on-year +3 0 -24
Contract jobs citing SSL 39 27 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.81% 0.63% 0.73%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.19% 4.27% 5.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 18 32
Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £450 £443
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +1.69% +47.50%
10th Percentile £364 £343 £266
90th Percentile £550 £575 £575
England median daily rate £520 £453 £425
% change year-on-year +14.92% +6.47% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate £35.00 - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £15.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year +133.33% -61.54% +52.94%

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 630 632 756
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 13.07% 14.68% 13.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 439 358 467
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £404 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.93% +2.22% +14.49%
10th Percentile £213 £224 £238
90th Percentile £575 £558 £553
England median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 33 54
Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +21.43% -8.20%
10th Percentile £12.60 £10.75 £10.20
90th Percentile £40.08 £33.50 £41.93
England median hourly rate £20.00 £21.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -6.98% -14.00% +16.28%

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

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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 21 April 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 21 April 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 -7 20 £450 +5.88% 11
South Yorkshire +9 18 £460 -16.36% 1
SSL
England

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 21 (53.85%) HTTP
2 20 (51.28%) TCP/IP
3 19 (48.72%) Linux
4 16 (41.03%) Configuration Management
5 15 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (38.46%) Continuous Integration
5 15 (38.46%) Git (software)
5 15 (38.46%) Open Source
6 12 (30.77%) DNS
6 12 (30.77%) Web Services
7 11 (28.21%) Jenkins
7 11 (28.21%) Security Cleared
8 10 (25.64%) SC Cleared
8 10 (25.64%) Puppet
8 10 (25.64%) Web Operations
8 10 (25.64%) Java
8 10 (25.64%) WebSphere
9 9 (23.08%) IPsec
10 8 (20.51%) Finance
10 8 (20.51%) Firewall
10 8 (20.51%) Subversion
10 8 (20.51%) Apache
10 8 (20.51%) Tomcat
10 8 (20.51%) Windows
10 8 (20.51%) SMS
10 8 (20.51%) Microsoft Azure
10 8 (20.51%) nginx
11 7 (17.95%) Amazon AWS
11 7 (17.95%) VMware Infrastructure
11 7 (17.95%) Unix

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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 10 (25.64%) WebSphere
2 8 (20.51%) Apache
2 8 (20.51%) nginx
2 8 (20.51%) Tomcat
3 6 (15.38%) IIS
3 6 (15.38%) Jetty
3 6 (15.38%) Mongrel
4 2 (5.13%) IBM HTTP Server
4 2 (5.13%) JBoss
4 2 (5.13%) Mule
4 2 (5.13%) SharePoint
4 2 (5.13%) WebLogic
4 2 (5.13%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (2.56%) MQSeries
5 1 (2.56%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (2.56%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (20.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (17.95%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (15.38%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (15.38%) Google App Engine
3 6 (15.38%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (5.13%) IaaS
5 1 (2.56%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (2.56%) GitHub
5 1 (2.56%) Office 365
5 1 (2.56%) OneDrive
5 1 (2.56%) PaaS
5 1 (2.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (53.85%) HTTP
2 20 (51.28%) TCP/IP
3 12 (30.77%) DNS
4 9 (23.08%) IPsec
5 8 (20.51%) Firewall
5 8 (20.51%) SMS
6 7 (17.95%) FTP
6 7 (17.95%) SSH
7 6 (15.38%) DHCP
8 3 (7.69%) BIG-IP
8 3 (7.69%) Extranet
8 3 (7.69%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 3 (7.69%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 3 (7.69%) HTTPS
8 3 (7.69%) Internet
8 3 (7.69%) Intranet
8 3 (7.69%) VPN
9 2 (5.13%) Cisco Nexus
9 2 (5.13%) MQTT
9 2 (5.13%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.13%) MongoDB
1 2 (5.13%) MySQL
1 2 (5.13%) NoSQL
1 2 (5.13%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (5.13%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 15 (38.46%) Git (software)
2 11 (28.21%) Jenkins
3 8 (20.51%) Subversion
4 6 (15.38%) Travis CI
5 2 (5.13%) Maven
6 1 (2.56%) CircleCI
General
1 8 (20.51%) Finance
2 5 (12.82%) Banking
3 2 (5.13%) Advertising
4 1 (2.56%) Games
4 1 (2.56%) Law
4 1 (2.56%) Marketing
4 1 (2.56%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 6 (15.38%) Administrator
2 5 (12.82%) Architect
2 5 (12.82%) Consultant
3 4 (10.26%) Azure Architect
3 4 (10.26%) DevOps Engineer
3 4 (10.26%) Java Engineer
4 3 (7.69%) Cloud Engineer
4 3 (7.69%) Developer
4 3 (7.69%) Unix Engineer
4 3 (7.69%) WebOps Consultant
5 2 (5.13%) Analyst
5 2 (5.13%) Applications Consultant
5 2 (5.13%) Java Software Engineer
5 2 (5.13%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (5.13%) Network Analyst
5 2 (5.13%) Security Engineer
5 2 (5.13%) Software Engineer
5 2 (5.13%) Technical Architect
5 2 (5.13%) Unix Administrator
5 2 (5.13%) Unix Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (30.77%) Web Services
2 7 (17.95%) .NET
3 6 (15.38%) J2EE
3 6 (15.38%) Middleware
3 6 (15.38%) Servlets
4 3 (7.69%) XML
5 2 (5.13%) CSS
5 2 (5.13%) HTML
5 2 (5.13%) JDBC
5 2 (5.13%) RESTful
6 1 (2.56%) 802.1X
6 1 (2.56%) Ajax
6 1 (2.56%) Apache Axis
6 1 (2.56%) ASP.NET
6 1 (2.56%) IBM Integration Bus
6 1 (2.56%) LDAP
6 1 (2.56%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.69%) Cyberthreat
2 2 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.13%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.13%) DataPower
2 2 (5.13%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.56%) CMDB
3 1 (2.56%) Public Cloud
3 1 (2.56%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 19 (48.72%) Linux
2 8 (20.51%) Windows
3 7 (17.95%) Unix
4 2 (5.13%) Windows Server
5 1 (2.56%) Mac OS
5 1 (2.56%) Windows 10
5 1 (2.56%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.56%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (41.03%) Configuration Management
2 15 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (38.46%) Continuous Integration
2 15 (38.46%) Open Source
3 10 (25.64%) Web Operations
4 6 (15.38%) DevOps
4 6 (15.38%) Microservices
4 6 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (15.38%) TDD
4 6 (15.38%) User Stories
5 5 (12.82%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (12.82%) Project Management
6 4 (10.26%) Cryptography
6 4 (10.26%) Cybersecurity
6 4 (10.26%) Migration
7 3 (7.69%) High Availability
7 3 (7.69%) ITIL
7 3 (7.69%) Performance Monitoring
7 3 (7.69%) Problem Management
7 3 (7.69%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 10 (25.64%) Java
2 5 (12.82%) Python
2 5 (12.82%) Ruby
3 3 (7.69%) SQL
4 2 (5.13%) Bash Shell
4 2 (5.13%) JavaScript
4 2 (5.13%) Perl
5 1 (2.56%) C#
5 1 (2.56%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (28.21%) Security Cleared
2 10 (25.64%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.56%) CCNA
3 1 (2.56%) CCSA
3 1 (2.56%) CCSE
3 1 (2.56%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.56%) Degree
3 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.56%) PCI DSS
1 1 (2.56%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (17.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (15.38%) Xen
3 4 (10.26%) Firmware
4 3 (7.69%) OpenSSH
5 2 (5.13%) Active Directory
6 1 (2.56%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (25.64%) Puppet
2 5 (12.82%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (7.69%) Ansible
4 2 (5.13%) Salt
4 2 (5.13%) Single Sign-On
4 2 (5.13%) Tivoli
5 1 (2.56%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (2.56%) Terraform
5 1 (2.56%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 7 (17.95%) Microsoft
1 7 (17.95%) VMware
2 6 (15.38%) Google
3 5 (12.82%) Cisco
4 3 (7.69%) Centrify
4 3 (7.69%) F5
4 3 (7.69%) IBM
5 2 (5.13%) AppDynamics
5 2 (5.13%) CheckPoint
5 2 (5.13%) Citrix
5 2 (5.13%) Fortinet
5 2 (5.13%) Infoblox
5 2 (5.13%) Splunk
6 1 (2.56%) Aruba
6 1 (2.56%) CommVault
6 1 (2.56%) Juniper
6 1 (2.56%) Meraki
6 1 (2.56%) ServiceNow
6 1 (2.56%) SolarWinds