Period
to 22 October 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 22 October 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
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 148 166 156
Rank change year-on-year +18 -10 -10
Contract jobs citing SSL 51 18 57
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.04% 0.42% 1.03%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.19% 2.77% 7.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 12 29
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £475 £442
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.53% +7.47% +6.51%
10th Percentile £329 £426 £386
90th Percentile £550 £488 £575
England median daily rate £475 £500 £438
% change year-on-year -5.00% +14.29% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate £33.75 - -
England median hourly rate £28.00 £32.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year -13.85% -9.72% -7.69%

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 623 649 783
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 12.65% 15.27% 14.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 387 372 469
Yorkshire median daily rate £417 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.09% +3.13% +14.29%
10th Percentile £215 £198 £225
90th Percentile £550 £543 £550
England median daily rate £425 £405 £400
% change year-on-year +4.94% +1.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 34 41
Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.66 £14.20 £13.92
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.29% +2.05% +7.04%
10th Percentile £12.30 £10.26 £11.00
90th Percentile £27.00 £33.24 £47.50
England median hourly rate £19.69 £18.70 £22.50
% change year-on-year +5.31% -16.89% +12.50%

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 22 October 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 22 October 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
South Yorkshire +27 24 £431 -4.17% 4
West Yorkshire -5 23 £446 +3.42% 3
North Yorkshire -10 3 £300 -36.84%
SSL
England

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 27 (52.94%) TCP/IP
2 24 (47.06%) HTTP
3 22 (43.14%) Linux
4 20 (39.22%) DevOps
5 19 (37.25%) Windows
6 18 (35.29%) Java
6 18 (35.29%) DNS
6 18 (35.29%) Jenkins
7 16 (31.37%) Puppet
8 15 (29.41%) Open Source
9 14 (27.45%) Microsoft
9 14 (27.45%) DHCP
9 14 (27.45%) Python
9 14 (27.45%) Configuration Management
10 13 (25.49%) Tomcat
10 13 (25.49%) Continuous Integration
10 13 (25.49%) nginx
11 12 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
11 12 (23.53%) Google
11 12 (23.53%) Active Directory
11 12 (23.53%) Servlets
12 11 (21.57%) FTP
12 11 (21.57%) IPsec
12 11 (21.57%) VMware
12 11 (21.57%) MongoDB
13 10 (19.61%) Ruby
13 10 (19.61%) VMware Infrastructure
13 10 (19.61%) Firewall
13 10 (19.61%) JavaScript
14 9 (17.65%) Finance

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 13 (25.49%) nginx
1 13 (25.49%) Tomcat
2 9 (17.65%) WebSphere
3 8 (15.69%) Apache
4 7 (13.73%) IIS
5 6 (11.76%) Jetty
5 6 (11.76%) Mongrel
6 3 (5.88%) SharePoint
6 3 (5.88%) Skype for Business
7 2 (3.92%) IBM Notes
7 2 (3.92%) JBoss
7 2 (3.92%) WebLogic
8 1 (1.96%) Apache ServiceMix
8 1 (1.96%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (1.96%) IBM HTTP Server
8 1 (1.96%) Mule
8 1 (1.96%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (1.96%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (1.96%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 9 (17.65%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (11.76%) Amazon EC2
2 6 (11.76%) Google Analytics
2 6 (11.76%) Google App Engine
2 6 (11.76%) Google Cloud Platform
2 6 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.92%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (1.96%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (1.96%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (1.96%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.96%) GitHub
4 1 (1.96%) Office 365
4 1 (1.96%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 27 (52.94%) TCP/IP
2 24 (47.06%) HTTP
3 18 (35.29%) DNS
4 14 (27.45%) DHCP
5 11 (21.57%) FTP
5 11 (21.57%) IPsec
6 10 (19.61%) Firewall
7 8 (15.69%) Internet
8 7 (13.73%) VPN
9 6 (11.76%) SSH
9 6 (11.76%) WAN
10 5 (9.80%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 5 (9.80%) LAN
10 5 (9.80%) VoIP
11 4 (7.84%) Network Security
12 3 (5.88%) FCoE
12 3 (5.88%) Fibre Channel
12 3 (5.88%) Skype
12 3 (5.88%) Wireless
12 3 (5.88%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (21.57%) MongoDB
2 7 (13.73%) NoSQL
3 5 (9.80%) MySQL
4 4 (7.84%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (3.92%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.96%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.96%) MariaDB
6 1 (1.96%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.96%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 18 (35.29%) Jenkins
2 7 (13.73%) Ant
2 7 (13.73%) IntelliJ
2 7 (13.73%) Selenium
2 7 (13.73%) Travis CI
3 6 (11.76%) Cucumber
3 6 (11.76%) Gatling
4 5 (9.80%) Git (software)
5 2 (3.92%) JUnit
5 2 (3.92%) Maven
5 2 (3.92%) Subversion
6 1 (1.96%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.96%) Grunt
6 1 (1.96%) gulp
6 1 (1.96%) Jasmine
6 1 (1.96%) Karma Test Runner
6 1 (1.96%) Sublime Text
General
1 9 (17.65%) Finance
2 5 (9.80%) Banking
3 3 (5.88%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.92%) Retail
5 1 (1.96%) Automotive
5 1 (1.96%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.96%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (15.69%) Developer
1 8 (15.69%) DevOps Engineer
2 7 (13.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (13.73%) Scala Developer
3 6 (11.76%) Consultant
4 5 (9.80%) Administrator
5 4 (7.84%) DevOps Consultant
5 4 (7.84%) Network Engineer
5 4 (7.84%) Operations Engineer
5 4 (7.84%) Technical Writer
6 3 (5.88%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (5.88%) Windows Engineer
7 2 (3.92%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 2 (3.92%) 3rd Line Support
7 2 (3.92%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (3.92%) Server Engineer
7 2 (3.92%) Support Engineer
7 2 (3.92%) Windows Server Engineer
8 1 (1.96%) Infrastructure Support
8 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (23.53%) Servlets
2 9 (17.65%) Node.js
3 8 (15.69%) CSS
3 8 (15.69%) J2EE
4 7 (13.73%) .NET
4 7 (13.73%) XML
5 6 (11.76%) Gherkin
5 6 (11.76%) JSON
5 6 (11.76%) Play Framework
6 4 (7.84%) 802.1X
6 4 (7.84%) Middleware
7 3 (5.88%) HTML
8 2 (3.92%) AngularJS
8 2 (3.92%) REST
8 2 (3.92%) Spring
9 1 (1.96%) .NET Framework
9 1 (1.96%) Hibernate
9 1 (1.96%) ISPF
9 1 (1.96%) Spring Boot
9 1 (1.96%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.73%) PKI
2 4 (7.84%) Cyberthreat
3 2 (3.92%) Clustering
4 1 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.96%) DataPower
4 1 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.96%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.96%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (1.96%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 22 (43.14%) Linux
2 19 (37.25%) Windows
3 9 (17.65%) Windows Server
4 6 (11.76%) Ubuntu
5 4 (7.84%) Unix
5 4 (7.84%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (3.92%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.96%) Mac OS X
7 1 (1.96%) OS/390
7 1 (1.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.96%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (39.22%) DevOps
2 15 (29.41%) Open Source
3 14 (27.45%) Configuration Management
4 13 (25.49%) Continuous Integration
5 12 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (13.73%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 7 (13.73%) Microservices
6 7 (13.73%) Test Automation
7 6 (11.76%) Analytics
8 5 (9.80%) Workflow
9 4 (7.84%) Cybersecurity
9 4 (7.84%) Risk Management
9 4 (7.84%) Service Management
9 4 (7.84%) Web Operations
10 3 (5.88%) Deployment Automation
10 3 (5.88%) ITIL
10 3 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
10 3 (5.88%) SIEM
11 2 (3.92%) Load Balancing
11 2 (3.92%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 18 (35.29%) Java
2 14 (27.45%) Python
3 10 (19.61%) JavaScript
3 10 (19.61%) Ruby
4 8 (15.69%) Perl
5 7 (13.73%) Scala
6 6 (11.76%) C#
6 6 (11.76%) Groovy
6 6 (11.76%) Haskell
7 5 (9.80%) Bash Shell
7 5 (9.80%) Shell Script
7 5 (9.80%) SQL
8 4 (7.84%) PowerShell
9 2 (3.92%) C
9 2 (3.92%) Go
9 2 (3.92%) JCL
10 1 (1.96%) Java 8
10 1 (1.96%) Jython
10 1 (1.96%) PHP
10 1 (1.96%) REXX
Qualifications
1 6 (11.76%) SC Cleared
1 6 (11.76%) Security Cleared
2 5 (9.80%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (7.84%) CISSP
3 4 (7.84%) CompTIA Security+
3 4 (7.84%) GSEC
4 3 (5.88%) CCNA
4 3 (5.88%) CCNP
5 2 (3.92%) Degree
5 2 (3.92%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.96%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.96%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (23.53%) Active Directory
2 10 (19.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (17.65%) Xen
4 7 (13.73%) Docker
5 4 (7.84%) ProxySG
6 3 (5.88%) Hyper-V
6 3 (5.88%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (3.92%) ACF2
7 2 (3.92%) RACF
7 2 (3.92%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (1.96%) Firmware
8 1 (1.96%) Time Sharing Option
8 1 (1.96%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 16 (31.37%) Puppet
2 7 (13.73%) Grafana
2 7 (13.73%) Kibana
3 6 (11.76%) Ansible
4 5 (9.80%) SCCM
5 4 (7.84%) Terraform
6 3 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (5.88%) Tivoli
7 2 (3.92%) Failover Clustering
7 2 (3.92%) NetBackup
7 2 (3.92%) OpenView
7 2 (3.92%) SCSM
7 2 (3.92%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 1 (1.96%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 1 (1.96%) QRadar
8 1 (1.96%) Salt
Vendors
1 14 (27.45%) Microsoft
2 12 (23.53%) Google
3 11 (21.57%) VMware
4 7 (13.73%) CheckPoint
5 6 (11.76%) Cisco
6 5 (9.80%) Adobe
6 5 (9.80%) Blue Coat
6 5 (9.80%) F5
7 4 (7.84%) Aruba
7 4 (7.84%) Symantec
8 3 (5.88%) Meraki
8 3 (5.88%) SolarWinds
8 3 (5.88%) Splunk
9 2 (3.92%) AppDynamics
9 2 (3.92%) Citrix
9 2 (3.92%) HP
9 2 (3.92%) Lotus
9 2 (3.92%) MuleSoft
9 2 (3.92%) Trend Micro
10 1 (1.96%) Red Hat