Period
to 11 December 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 11 December 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
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 141 166 147
Rank change year-on-year +25 -19 +21
Contract jobs citing SSL 50 17 55
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.00% 0.38% 1.03%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.52% 2.60% 7.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 10 31
Yorkshire median daily rate £431 £475 £442
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.21% +7.47% -6.95%
10th Percentile £332 £409 £350
90th Percentile £549 £488 £575
England median daily rate £488 £500 £438
% change year-on-year -2.50% +14.29% -2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate £33.75 - -
England median hourly rate £29.00 £32.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year -10.77% -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 665 654 779
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 13.32% 14.68% 14.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 415 407 466
Yorkshire median daily rate £417 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £258 £167 £213
90th Percentile £565 £553 £550
England median daily rate £425 £403 £400
% change year-on-year +5.59% +0.63% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 44 44
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.50 £14.35 £14.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.01% +0.70% +14.00%
10th Percentile £11.75 £11.22 £11.08
90th Percentile £25.00 £33.20 £46.38
England median hourly rate £20.00 £18.70 £22.50
% change year-on-year +6.95% -16.89% +8.60%

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 11 December 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 11 December 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 +14 26 £425 +9.68%
West Yorkshire 0 21 £480 +9.60% 5
North Yorkshire -6 3 £300 -36.84% 1
SSL
England

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 26 (52.00%) TCP/IP
2 21 (42.00%) HTTP
3 20 (40.00%) Linux
4 19 (38.00%) DNS
5 17 (34.00%) Windows
6 16 (32.00%) DevOps
7 15 (30.00%) Java
7 15 (30.00%) DHCP
8 14 (28.00%) Open Source
8 14 (28.00%) Puppet
9 13 (26.00%) Configuration Management
9 13 (26.00%) VMware
10 12 (24.00%) IPsec
10 12 (24.00%) Active Directory
10 12 (24.00%) FTP
10 12 (24.00%) Microsoft
10 12 (24.00%) Jenkins
10 12 (24.00%) Continuous Integration
10 12 (24.00%) Test Automation
11 11 (22.00%) MongoDB
11 11 (22.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 10 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
12 10 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
12 10 (20.00%) Python
12 10 (20.00%) Firewall
13 9 (18.00%) JavaScript
13 9 (18.00%) Microservices
13 9 (18.00%) Windows Server
14 8 (16.00%) Travis CI
14 8 (16.00%) NoSQL

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 8 (16.00%) nginx
1 8 (16.00%) Tomcat
2 6 (12.00%) WebSphere
3 5 (10.00%) Apache
3 5 (10.00%) IIS
4 4 (8.00%) Jetty
4 4 (8.00%) Mongrel
5 3 (6.00%) SharePoint
5 3 (6.00%) Skype for Business
6 2 (4.00%) IBM Notes
7 1 (2.00%) Apache ServiceMix
7 1 (2.00%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (2.00%) JBoss
7 1 (2.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (2.00%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (2.00%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 7 (14.00%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (12.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (8.00%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (8.00%) Google Analytics
3 4 (8.00%) Google App Engine
3 4 (8.00%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (4.00%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (2.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (2.00%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (2.00%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (2.00%) Office 365
5 1 (2.00%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 26 (52.00%) TCP/IP
2 21 (42.00%) HTTP
3 19 (38.00%) DNS
4 15 (30.00%) DHCP
5 12 (24.00%) FTP
5 12 (24.00%) IPsec
6 10 (20.00%) Firewall
7 7 (14.00%) VPN
8 6 (12.00%) SSH
8 6 (12.00%) WAN
9 5 (10.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 5 (10.00%) Internet
9 5 (10.00%) LAN
9 5 (10.00%) VoIP
10 3 (6.00%) H.323
10 3 (6.00%) MPLS
10 3 (6.00%) OSPF
10 3 (6.00%) SMTP
10 3 (6.00%) Wireless
10 3 (6.00%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (22.00%) MongoDB
2 8 (16.00%) NoSQL
3 7 (14.00%) MySQL
4 4 (8.00%) RDBMS
4 4 (8.00%) Relational Database
5 3 (6.00%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (4.00%) SQL Server
7 1 (2.00%) MariaDB
7 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 12 (24.00%) Jenkins
2 8 (16.00%) Travis CI
3 5 (10.00%) Ant
3 5 (10.00%) IntelliJ
3 5 (10.00%) Selenium
4 4 (8.00%) Cucumber
4 4 (8.00%) Gatling
5 3 (6.00%) Git (software)
6 2 (4.00%) Subversion
7 1 (2.00%) Eclipse
7 1 (2.00%) JUnit
General
1 7 (14.00%) Banking
2 6 (12.00%) Finance
3 3 (6.00%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.00%) Retail
5 1 (2.00%) Automotive
5 1 (2.00%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (16.00%) DevOps Engineer
1 8 (16.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (14.00%) Developer
3 6 (12.00%) Administrator
4 5 (10.00%) Scala Developer
5 4 (8.00%) Technical Writer
5 4 (8.00%) VMware Engineer
6 3 (6.00%) Network Engineer
6 3 (6.00%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (6.00%) Operations Engineer
6 3 (6.00%) Windows Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) 3rd Line Support
7 2 (4.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) Consultant
7 2 (4.00%) DevOps Consultant
7 2 (4.00%) Server Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) Support Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) Windows Server Engineer
8 1 (2.00%) Infrastructure Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (16.00%) Servlets
2 7 (14.00%) CSS
3 6 (12.00%) J2EE
3 6 (12.00%) Node.js
3 6 (12.00%) XML
4 5 (10.00%) .NET
4 5 (10.00%) JSON
4 5 (10.00%) Play Framework
4 5 (10.00%) REST
5 4 (8.00%) 802.1X
5 4 (8.00%) Gherkin
6 3 (6.00%) HTML
6 3 (6.00%) LDAP
6 3 (6.00%) Middleware
7 2 (4.00%) JDBC
7 2 (4.00%) SAML
7 2 (4.00%) Spring
7 2 (4.00%) Web Services
8 1 (2.00%) ActiveMQ
8 1 (2.00%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.00%) PKI
2 4 (8.00%) Cyberthreat
3 2 (4.00%) Clustering
4 1 (2.00%) CMDB
4 1 (2.00%) DataPower
4 1 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.00%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.00%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (2.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 20 (40.00%) Linux
2 17 (34.00%) Windows
3 9 (18.00%) Windows Server
4 4 (8.00%) Ubuntu
4 4 (8.00%) Unix
4 4 (8.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.00%) Mac OS X
6 1 (2.00%) OS/390
6 1 (2.00%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (32.00%) DevOps
2 14 (28.00%) Open Source
3 13 (26.00%) Configuration Management
4 12 (24.00%) Continuous Integration
4 12 (24.00%) Test Automation
5 11 (22.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 10 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (18.00%) Microservices
8 5 (10.00%) Workflow
9 4 (8.00%) Analytics
9 4 (8.00%) Cybersecurity
9 4 (8.00%) Lean Software Development
9 4 (8.00%) OO
9 4 (8.00%) OOP
9 4 (8.00%) Risk Management
9 4 (8.00%) Target Operating Model
9 4 (8.00%) Thought Leadership
9 4 (8.00%) Web Operations
10 3 (6.00%) ITIL
11 2 (4.00%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 15 (30.00%) Java
2 10 (20.00%) Python
3 9 (18.00%) JavaScript
4 7 (14.00%) Ruby
5 5 (10.00%) Perl
5 5 (10.00%) Scala
5 5 (10.00%) Shell Script
5 5 (10.00%) SQL
6 4 (8.00%) C#
6 4 (8.00%) Groovy
6 4 (8.00%) Haskell
6 4 (8.00%) PowerShell
7 3 (6.00%) Bash Shell
8 2 (4.00%) JCL
9 1 (2.00%) C
9 1 (2.00%) Go
9 1 (2.00%) Jython
9 1 (2.00%) PHP
9 1 (2.00%) REXX
9 1 (2.00%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 6 (12.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (12.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (8.00%) CISSP
3 4 (8.00%) CompTIA Security+
3 4 (8.00%) GSEC
4 3 (6.00%) CCNA
4 3 (6.00%) CCNP
5 2 (4.00%) Degree
5 2 (4.00%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (2.00%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.00%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (24.00%) Active Directory
2 10 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (14.00%) Xen
4 6 (12.00%) Docker
5 5 (10.00%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (8.00%) ProxySG
7 3 (6.00%) Hyper-V
7 3 (6.00%) Virtual Servers
8 2 (4.00%) ACF2
8 2 (4.00%) RACF
8 2 (4.00%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (2.00%) Firmware
9 1 (2.00%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 14 (28.00%) Puppet
2 5 (10.00%) Grafana
2 5 (10.00%) Kibana
2 5 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (10.00%) SCCM
3 4 (8.00%) Ansible
3 4 (8.00%) Terraform
4 3 (6.00%) Tivoli
5 2 (4.00%) Failover Clustering
5 2 (4.00%) NetBackup
5 2 (4.00%) OpenView
5 2 (4.00%) SCSM
5 2 (4.00%) Single Sign-On
5 2 (4.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (2.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (2.00%) Salt
6 1 (2.00%) vCenter Server
6 1 (2.00%) vRealize
6 1 (2.00%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 13 (26.00%) VMware
2 12 (24.00%) Microsoft
3 8 (16.00%) Google
4 7 (14.00%) CheckPoint
5 6 (12.00%) Cisco
6 5 (10.00%) F5
7 4 (8.00%) Adobe
7 4 (8.00%) Aruba
7 4 (8.00%) Blue Coat
7 4 (8.00%) Symantec
8 3 (6.00%) Meraki
8 3 (6.00%) SolarWinds
9 2 (4.00%) Citrix
9 2 (4.00%) HP
9 2 (4.00%) Lotus
9 2 (4.00%) ServiceNow
9 2 (4.00%) Trend Micro
10 1 (2.00%) Oracle
10 1 (2.00%) SonicWALL
10 1 (2.00%) webMethods