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 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
England / Yorkshire
Rank 110 113 112
Rank change year-on-year +3 -1  
Contract jobs citing SSL 17 29 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.79% 1.02% 0.80%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.21% 7.84% 5.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 21 12
Median daily rate £450 £454 £220
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.88% +106.36%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £373
% change year-on-year +12.50% +7.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Median hourly rate - - £17.11
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £42.75 £17.11
% change year-on-year -64.32% +149.85%  

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 326 370 395
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 15.09% 13.03% 14.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 177 208 266
Median daily rate £425 £375 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +22.95%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £192 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 34 23
Median hourly rate £17.39 £18.00 £16.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.38% +7.65%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.99 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.25 £40.50 £35.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £29.17
% change year-on-year -39.18% +26.84%  

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SSL in Yorkshire over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SSL in Yorkshire

SSL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 25 March 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
West Yorkshire 0 8 £425 -12.82% 2
South Yorkshire -3 6 £550 +100.00%
North Yorkshire - 3 £450 -
SSL
England

SSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 20 (58.82%) HTTP
2 19 (55.88%) TCP/IP
3 17 (50.00%) Firewall
4 16 (47.06%) Linux
5 14 (41.18%) Windows
5 14 (41.18%) DevOps
6 13 (38.24%) Finance
6 13 (38.24%) Ruby
7 12 (35.29%) Opscode Chef
8 10 (29.41%) MongoDB
8 10 (29.41%) PostgreSQL
8 10 (29.41%) Java
9 9 (26.47%) Python
9 9 (26.47%) Cisco
9 9 (26.47%) Microsoft Azure
9 9 (26.47%) Windows Server 2012
9 9 (26.47%) Windows Server
10 8 (23.53%) Jenkins
10 8 (23.53%) F5
10 8 (23.53%) Puppet
10 8 (23.53%) Unix
10 8 (23.53%) Web Services
10 8 (23.53%) DNS
11 7 (20.59%) ITIL
11 7 (20.59%) Configuration Management
11 7 (20.59%) Load Balancing
11 7 (20.59%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (20.59%) Security Cleared
11 7 (20.59%) Agile Software Development
11 7 (20.59%) Salt

SSL
Top Related 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 6 (17.65%) IIS
1 6 (17.65%) OpenStack
2 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.94%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.94%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.94%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (2.94%) Skype for Business
2 1 (2.94%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.94%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (5.88%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (26.47%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (17.65%) GitHub
3 4 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (11.76%) Office 365
4 3 (8.82%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (58.82%) HTTP
2 19 (55.88%) TCP/IP
3 17 (50.00%) Firewall
4 8 (23.53%) DNS
5 6 (17.65%) FTP
5 6 (17.65%) Internet
5 6 (17.65%) SMTP
5 6 (17.65%) VPN
6 5 (14.71%) DHCP
6 5 (14.71%) HTTPS
6 5 (14.71%) Telnet
7 4 (11.76%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (11.76%) Network Security
7 4 (11.76%) Wireless
8 2 (5.88%) BIG-IP
8 2 (5.88%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (5.88%) Extranet
8 2 (5.88%) IPsec
8 2 (5.88%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (5.88%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (29.41%) MongoDB
1 10 (29.41%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (17.65%) Redis
3 5 (14.71%) SQL Server
3 5 (14.71%) SQL Server 2014
4 4 (11.76%) Azure SQL Database
4 4 (11.76%) MySQL
4 4 (11.76%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (23.53%) Jenkins
2 6 (17.65%) Bitbucket
2 6 (17.65%) Git (software)
2 6 (17.65%) Subversion
3 5 (14.71%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (2.94%) TeamCity
4 1 (2.94%) Vagrant
General
1 13 (38.24%) Finance
2 1 (2.94%) Banking
2 1 (2.94%) Law
Job Titles
1 9 (26.47%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (11.76%) Information Security Specialist
2 4 (11.76%) Information Specialist
2 4 (11.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (11.76%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
2 4 (11.76%) Security Engineer
2 4 (11.76%) Security Specialist
3 3 (8.82%) Administrator
3 3 (8.82%) Implementation Specialist
4 2 (5.88%) Designer
4 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Designer
4 2 (5.88%) Network Engineer
4 2 (5.88%) WebOps Engineer
5 1 (2.94%) Applications Support
5 1 (2.94%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (2.94%) Consultant
5 1 (2.94%) Developer
5 1 (2.94%) Senior Developer
5 1 (2.94%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (2.94%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (23.53%) Web Services
2 6 (17.65%) Node.js
3 4 (11.76%) 802.1X
4 1 (2.94%) .NET
4 1 (2.94%) JDBC
4 1 (2.94%) JMS
4 1 (2.94%) Middleware
4 1 (2.94%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.88%) Client/Server
2 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.94%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.94%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 16 (47.06%) Linux
2 14 (41.18%) Windows
3 9 (26.47%) Windows Server
3 9 (26.47%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (23.53%) Unix
5 6 (17.65%) CoreOS
5 6 (17.65%) RancherOS
6 5 (14.71%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (8.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (2.94%) Android
9 1 (2.94%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (41.18%) DevOps
2 7 (20.59%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (20.59%) Configuration Management
2 7 (20.59%) Continuous Integration
2 7 (20.59%) ITIL
2 7 (20.59%) Load Balancing
3 6 (17.65%) Security Hardening
4 5 (14.71%) Continuous Delivery
4 5 (14.71%) Incident Management
4 5 (14.71%) Open Source
4 5 (14.71%) Project Management
4 5 (14.71%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 4 (11.76%) Information Security
5 4 (11.76%) Malware Detection/Protection
5 4 (11.76%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 4 (11.76%) Two-Factor Authentication
5 4 (11.76%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 4 (11.76%) Web Development
5 4 (11.76%) Web Operations
6 1 (2.94%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 13 (38.24%) Ruby
2 10 (29.41%) Java
3 9 (26.47%) Python
4 6 (17.65%) Go
5 5 (14.71%) PowerShell
6 2 (5.88%) Perl
6 2 (5.88%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (20.59%) Security Cleared
2 6 (17.65%) SC Cleared
3 3 (8.82%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (8.82%) MCSE
3 3 (8.82%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (5.88%) CCNA
4 2 (5.88%) CCNP
4 2 (5.88%) JNCIA
5 1 (2.94%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.76%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.94%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 7 (20.59%) Docker
2 6 (17.65%) etcd
2 6 (17.65%) flannel
3 5 (14.71%) Active Directory
4 2 (5.88%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 12 (35.29%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (23.53%) Puppet
3 7 (20.59%) Salt
4 6 (17.65%) Consul
4 6 (17.65%) Docker Swarm
4 6 (17.65%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 6 (17.65%) Kubernetes
4 6 (17.65%) Marathon
4 6 (17.65%) Mesos
4 6 (17.65%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 6 (17.65%) Rancher
5 4 (11.76%) Nexpose
6 3 (8.82%) Ansible
7 2 (5.88%) SCOM
8 1 (2.94%) Backup Exec
8 1 (2.94%) Control-M
8 1 (2.94%) NetBackup
8 1 (2.94%) OpenView
Vendors
1 9 (26.47%) Cisco
2 8 (23.53%) F5
3 6 (17.65%) Juniper
4 4 (11.76%) ArcSight
4 4 (11.76%) Blue Coat
4 4 (11.76%) FireEye
4 4 (11.76%) GFI Software
4 4 (11.76%) Intel Security
4 4 (11.76%) LogRhythm
4 4 (11.76%) Microsoft
4 4 (11.76%) Rapid7
4 4 (11.76%) Sophos
4 4 (11.76%) Sourcefire
4 4 (11.76%) Symantec
4 4 (11.76%) TippingPoint
5 3 (8.82%) Red Hat
6 2 (5.88%) Extreme Networks
7 1 (2.94%) CheckPoint
7 1 (2.94%) IBM Sterling
7 1 (2.94%) LANDesk