Period
to 19 April 2019

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 19 April 2019 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
19 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 127 153 154
Rank change year-on-year +26 +1 +9
Contract jobs citing SSL 68 39 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.44% 0.81% 0.62%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.95% 6.20% 4.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 22 18
Yorkshire median daily rate £500 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% - +1.69%
10th Percentile £416 £364 £343
90th Percentile £559 £550 £575
England median daily rate £513 £520 £450
% change year-on-year -1.44% +15.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate - £35.00 -
England median hourly rate £25.67 £35.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year -26.66% +133.33% -61.54%

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 621 629 644
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 13.11% 13.06% 14.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 424 439 361
Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £400 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -0.62% +1.90%
10th Percentile £289 £213 £225
90th Percentile £588 £575 £550
England median daily rate £425 £425 £413
% change year-on-year - +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 39 34
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.30 £16.00 £16.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.38% -4.48% +19.64%
10th Percentile £10.70 £12.60 £10.75
90th Percentile £19.45 £40.08 £33.38
England median hourly rate £18.73 £20.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year -6.38% -6.98% -13.13%

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 19 April 2019.

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 19 April 2019. 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
South Yorkshire +10 45 £525 +14.13%
West Yorkshire +13 22 £500 +11.11%
SSL
England

For the 6 months to 19 April 2019, 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 59 (86.76%) HTTP
2 57 (83.82%) TCP/IP
3 55 (80.88%) Linux
4 48 (70.59%) Configuration Management
5 47 (69.12%) Continuous Integration
6 45 (66.18%) Java
7 43 (63.24%) Open Source
8 41 (60.29%) DevOps
9 35 (51.47%) Amazon AWS
10 34 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
11 33 (48.53%) Test Automation
12 32 (47.06%) Puppet
13 29 (42.65%) DNS
14 27 (39.71%) Python
14 27 (39.71%) Ruby
15 26 (38.24%) FTP
15 26 (38.24%) Jenkins
16 25 (36.76%) Git (software)
17 24 (35.29%) Node.js
18 23 (33.82%) Microsoft Azure
19 22 (32.35%) DHCP
19 22 (32.35%) IPsec
20 21 (30.88%) Bash Shell
20 21 (30.88%) Travis CI
21 20 (29.41%) Opscode Chef
22 18 (26.47%) VMware
22 18 (26.47%) Microsoft
23 17 (25.00%) Web Operations
24 16 (23.53%) MySQL
24 16 (23.53%) MongoDB

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 11 (16.18%) Apache
2 10 (14.71%) Tomcat
2 10 (14.71%) WebSphere
3 8 (11.76%) IIS
3 8 (11.76%) Jetty
3 8 (11.76%) Mongrel
3 8 (11.76%) nginx
4 3 (4.41%) WebLogic
5 2 (2.94%) IBM HTTP Server
5 2 (2.94%) IBM Transformation Extender
5 2 (2.94%) Mule
5 2 (2.94%) WebLogic Portal
5 2 (2.94%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (2.94%) WebSphere Portal
Cloud Services
1 35 (51.47%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (33.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (13.24%) Amazon EC2
3 9 (13.24%) Google App Engine
3 9 (13.24%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (1.47%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 59 (86.76%) HTTP
2 57 (83.82%) TCP/IP
3 29 (42.65%) DNS
4 26 (38.24%) FTP
5 22 (32.35%) DHCP
5 22 (32.35%) IPsec
6 4 (5.88%) NAS
6 4 (5.88%) SAN
6 4 (5.88%) SMTP
6 4 (5.88%) SSH
7 3 (4.41%) BIG-IP
7 3 (4.41%) Extranet
7 3 (4.41%) Firewall
7 3 (4.41%) Internet
7 3 (4.41%) Intranet
8 1 (1.47%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 1 (1.47%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (23.53%) MongoDB
1 16 (23.53%) MySQL
2 13 (19.12%) NoSQL
2 13 (19.12%) RDBMS
2 13 (19.12%) Relational Database
3 3 (4.41%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (2.94%) Hazelcast
5 1 (1.47%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 26 (38.24%) Jenkins
2 25 (36.76%) Git (software)
3 21 (30.88%) Travis CI
4 3 (4.41%) Subversion
General
1 9 (13.24%) Banking
2 6 (8.82%) Finance
3 2 (2.94%) Retail
Job Titles
1 24 (35.29%) DevOps Engineer
2 14 (20.59%) Web Engineer
3 12 (17.65%) Operations Engineer
4 11 (16.18%) WebOps Engineer
5 7 (10.29%) Senior DevOps
6 6 (8.82%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 5 (7.35%) Linux Engineer
8 4 (5.88%) Developer
8 4 (5.88%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 4 (5.88%) VMware Engineer
9 3 (4.41%) AWS DevOps
9 3 (4.41%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 3 (4.41%) AWS Engineer
9 3 (4.41%) Java Developer
9 3 (4.41%) Technical Leader
10 2 (2.94%) Administrator
10 2 (2.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 2 (2.94%) JavaScript Developer
11 1 (1.47%) Project Manager
11 1 (1.47%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (35.29%) Node.js
2 10 (14.71%) Web Services
3 9 (13.24%) .NET
3 9 (13.24%) J2EE
4 8 (11.76%) LDAP
4 8 (11.76%) Servlets
5 5 (7.35%) REST
6 4 (5.88%) SAML
7 3 (4.41%) JDBC
7 3 (4.41%) Middleware
7 3 (4.41%) ODBC
8 2 (2.94%) CSS
8 2 (2.94%) HTML
8 2 (2.94%) IBM Integration Bus
8 2 (2.94%) RESTful
8 2 (2.94%) Spring
8 2 (2.94%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.41%) CMDB
1 3 (4.41%) Public Cloud
1 3 (4.41%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (1.47%) DataPower
2 1 (1.47%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 55 (80.88%) Linux
2 10 (14.71%) Windows
3 8 (11.76%) Unix
3 8 (11.76%) Windows Server
4 4 (5.88%) AIX
4 4 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (5.88%) Solaris
4 4 (5.88%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 2 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (70.59%) Configuration Management
2 47 (69.12%) Continuous Integration
3 43 (63.24%) Open Source
4 41 (60.29%) DevOps
5 34 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
6 33 (48.53%) Test Automation
7 17 (25.00%) Web Operations
8 13 (19.12%) Microservices
9 12 (17.65%) Target Operating Model
9 12 (17.65%) Thought Leadership
10 10 (14.71%) OO
10 10 (14.71%) OOP
11 8 (11.76%) Deployment Automation
12 6 (8.82%) Mentoring
13 5 (7.35%) Change Management
13 5 (7.35%) Data Security
13 5 (7.35%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 5 (7.35%) ITIL
13 5 (7.35%) The Twelve-Factor App
14 4 (5.88%) Continuous Deployment
Programming Languages
1 45 (66.18%) Java
2 27 (39.71%) Python
2 27 (39.71%) Ruby
3 21 (30.88%) Bash Shell
4 10 (14.71%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.94%) Perl
5 2 (2.94%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.47%) C
6 1 (1.47%) Go
6 1 (1.47%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (11.76%) BPSS Clearance
1 8 (11.76%) Security Cleared
2 4 (5.88%) DBS Check
2 4 (5.88%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.41%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (4.41%) Degree
4 1 (1.47%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.41%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (2.94%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 14 (20.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (19.12%) Virtual Machines
3 9 (13.24%) Xen
4 4 (5.88%) vSphere
5 3 (4.41%) Firmware
6 2 (2.94%) Active Directory
7 1 (1.47%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 32 (47.06%) Puppet
2 20 (29.41%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (10.29%) Ansible
4 5 (7.35%) Terraform
5 4 (5.88%) Salt
5 4 (5.88%) Single Sign-On
6 3 (4.41%) SCCM
7 2 (2.94%) Kubernetes
8 1 (1.47%) vCenter Server
8 1 (1.47%) vRealize
8 1 (1.47%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 18 (26.47%) Microsoft
1 18 (26.47%) VMware
2 9 (13.24%) Google
3 4 (5.88%) BMC
3 4 (5.88%) Red Hat
3 4 (5.88%) ServiceNow
4 3 (4.41%) Cisco
4 3 (4.41%) F5
5 2 (2.94%) IBM
6 1 (1.47%) Oracle