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 3 months to 27 June 2017 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
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 110 122 113
Rank change year-on-year +12 -9  
Contract jobs citing SSL 7 26 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.35% 0.92% 1.09%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.30% 6.34% 7.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 18 20
Median daily rate £463 £434 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.62% +57.72%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £431 £385 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £527 £380
UK excluding London median daily rate £488 £388 £345
% change year-on-year +26.00% +12.48%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Median hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £40.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year - +2.56%  

SSL is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 304 410 409
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 15.00% 14.53% 13.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 164 258 248
Median daily rate £375 £420 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.71% +35.48%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £285 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 12 22
Median hourly rate £22.00 £15.32 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +43.60% -48.93%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.20 £11.86
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.27 £26.30 £150.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £31.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year -4.76% +31.25%  

SSL
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Yorkshire citing SSL as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

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

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

SSL
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 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
North Yorkshire +6 3 £475 +11.76%
West Yorkshire +3 3 £431 -2.54% 3
South Yorkshire +1 1 £450 +2.85%
SSL
England

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SSL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Yorkshire region with a requirement for SSL.

1 14 (60.87%) Firewall
2 12 (52.17%) Windows
2 12 (52.17%) TCP/IP
3 11 (47.83%) HTTP
4 10 (43.48%) Linux
4 10 (43.48%) Finance
5 8 (34.78%) Opscode Chef
6 7 (30.43%) DevOps
6 7 (30.43%) Windows Server
6 7 (30.43%) MongoDB
6 7 (30.43%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (26.09%) Ruby
7 6 (26.09%) PostgreSQL
7 6 (26.09%) Internet
7 6 (26.09%) Cisco
7 6 (26.09%) VPN
7 6 (26.09%) ITIL
7 6 (26.09%) Unix
8 5 (21.74%) MySQL
8 5 (21.74%) DNS
8 5 (21.74%) Python
8 5 (21.74%) Information Security
8 5 (21.74%) Wireless
8 5 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (21.74%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 5 (21.74%) F5
8 5 (21.74%) Microsoft Azure
8 5 (21.74%) Cisco ASA
8 5 (21.74%) Git (software)
8 5 (21.74%) Malware Detection/Protection

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 4 (17.39%) IIS
2 2 (8.70%) OpenStack
3 1 (4.35%) Apache
3 1 (4.35%) CMS
3 1 (4.35%) nginx
3 1 (4.35%) WebLogic
3 1 (4.35%) WebSphere
3 1 (4.35%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (4.35%) WebSphere Process Server
Cloud Services
1 5 (21.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (13.04%) Office 365
3 2 (8.70%) GitHub
4 1 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (4.35%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 14 (60.87%) Firewall
2 12 (52.17%) TCP/IP
3 11 (47.83%) HTTP
4 6 (26.09%) Internet
4 6 (26.09%) VPN
5 5 (21.74%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (21.74%) DNS
5 5 (21.74%) Wireless
6 4 (17.39%) DHCP
6 4 (17.39%) FTP
6 4 (17.39%) HTTPS
6 4 (17.39%) SMTP
6 4 (17.39%) Telnet
7 3 (13.04%) Network Security
8 1 (4.35%) BIG-IP
8 1 (4.35%) Extranet
8 1 (4.35%) Intranet
8 1 (4.35%) IPsec
8 1 (4.35%) LAN
8 1 (4.35%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (30.43%) MongoDB
2 6 (26.09%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (21.74%) MySQL
4 4 (17.39%) Azure SQL Database
4 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
4 4 (17.39%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (17.39%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (8.70%) Redis
6 1 (4.35%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (4.35%) Big Data
6 1 (4.35%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (21.74%) Git (software)
2 4 (17.39%) Octopus Deploy
2 4 (17.39%) Subversion
3 3 (13.04%) Bitbucket
3 3 (13.04%) Jenkins
4 1 (4.35%) ClearCase
4 1 (4.35%) ClearQuest
4 1 (4.35%) Grunt
4 1 (4.35%) gulp
General
1 10 (43.48%) Finance
2 3 (13.04%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (21.74%) Information Security Specialist
1 5 (21.74%) Information Specialist
1 5 (21.74%) Security Specialist
2 3 (13.04%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (13.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (13.04%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
2 3 (13.04%) Security Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Administrator
3 2 (8.70%) Designer
3 2 (8.70%) Implementation Specialist
3 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Designer
3 2 (8.70%) WebOps Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Cisco Administrator
4 1 (4.35%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Developer
4 1 (4.35%) Java Developer
4 1 (4.35%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Server Administrator
4 1 (4.35%) WebSphere Administrator
4 1 (4.35%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (21.74%) 802.1X
2 4 (17.39%) Web Services
3 3 (13.04%) Node.js
4 1 (4.35%) AngularJS
4 1 (4.35%) CSS
4 1 (4.35%) HTML
4 1 (4.35%) jQuery
4 1 (4.35%) LAMP
4 1 (4.35%) LEMP Stack
4 1 (4.35%) LESS
4 1 (4.35%) OAuth2
4 1 (4.35%) React
4 1 (4.35%) Sass
4 1 (4.35%) Spring
4 1 (4.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
1 1 (4.35%) Greenfield Project
1 1 (4.35%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 12 (52.17%) Windows
2 10 (43.48%) Linux
3 7 (30.43%) Windows Server
3 7 (30.43%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (26.09%) Unix
5 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (8.70%) CoreOS
6 2 (8.70%) RancherOS
6 2 (8.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (4.35%) AIX
7 1 (4.35%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (30.43%) DevOps
2 6 (26.09%) ITIL
3 5 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (21.74%) Information Security
3 5 (21.74%) Malware Detection/Protection
3 5 (21.74%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 5 (21.74%) Two-Factor Authentication
3 5 (21.74%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 5 (21.74%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 4 (17.39%) Configuration Management
4 4 (17.39%) Continuous Delivery
4 4 (17.39%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (17.39%) Incident Management
4 4 (17.39%) Load Balancing
4 4 (17.39%) Open Source
4 4 (17.39%) Project Management
4 4 (17.39%) Web Operations
5 2 (8.70%) Security Hardening
5 2 (8.70%) Web Development
6 1 (4.35%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 6 (26.09%) Ruby
2 5 (21.74%) Python
3 4 (17.39%) PowerShell
4 3 (13.04%) Java
5 2 (8.70%) Go
6 1 (4.35%) Bash Shell
6 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
6 1 (4.35%) Jython
6 1 (4.35%) PHP
6 1 (4.35%) Shell Script
6 1 (4.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) MCSE
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.35%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (4.35%) Degree
2 1 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) PCI DSS
2 1 (4.35%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (13.04%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.70%) Docker
2 2 (8.70%) etcd
2 2 (8.70%) flannel
3 1 (4.35%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 8 (34.78%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (17.39%) Nexpose
2 4 (17.39%) Puppet
2 4 (17.39%) Salt
3 2 (8.70%) Consul
3 2 (8.70%) Docker Swarm
3 2 (8.70%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 2 (8.70%) Kubernetes
3 2 (8.70%) Marathon
3 2 (8.70%) Mesos
3 2 (8.70%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 2 (8.70%) Rancher
4 1 (4.35%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
Vendors
1 6 (26.09%) Cisco
2 5 (21.74%) F5
3 4 (17.39%) ArcSight
3 4 (17.39%) Blue Coat
3 4 (17.39%) FireEye
3 4 (17.39%) GFI Software
3 4 (17.39%) Juniper
3 4 (17.39%) LogRhythm
3 4 (17.39%) McAfee
3 4 (17.39%) Rapid7
3 4 (17.39%) Sourcefire
3 4 (17.39%) Symantec
3 4 (17.39%) TippingPoint
4 3 (13.04%) Sophos
5 2 (8.70%) IBM
5 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
5 2 (8.70%) Red Hat
6 1 (4.35%) CheckPoint
6 1 (4.35%) IBM Sterling
6 1 (4.35%) Zend