Period
to 19 August 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 August 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 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 144 145 174
Rank change year-on-year +1 +29 -10
Contract jobs citing SSL 38 52 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.93% 1.06% 0.42%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.85% 8.06% 2.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 33 15
Yorkshire median daily rate £513 £425 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.59% -10.53% +7.34%
10th Percentile £416 £318 £418
90th Percentile £606 £550 £488
England median daily rate £500 £500 £500
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate - £35.00 -
England median hourly rate £25.12 £29.00 £33.04
% change year-on-year -13.38% -12.23% -8.22%

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 484 645 641
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 11.81% 13.17% 15.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 330 430 343
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £415 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.61% -1.19% +5.00%
10th Percentile £192 £256 £213
90th Percentile £575 £560 £549
England median daily rate £425 £425 £413
% change year-on-year - +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 45 38
Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.00 £18.00 £14.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +26.76% +1.43%
10th Percentile £14.50 £13.80 £10.53
90th Percentile £39.89 £40.10 £30.89
England median hourly rate £23.75 £20.00 £18.05
% change year-on-year +18.75% +10.80% -27.80%

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 19 August 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 August 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
West Yorkshire +15 19 £550 +21.61% 9
South Yorkshire -5 19 £500 +17.65% 2
SSL
England

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 34 (89.47%) HTTP
2 32 (84.21%) Linux
3 31 (81.58%) TCP/IP
4 27 (71.05%) Puppet
5 25 (65.79%) Configuration Management
5 25 (65.79%) Continuous Integration
6 24 (63.16%) Agile Software Development
6 24 (63.16%) Open Source
6 24 (63.16%) DevOps
7 21 (55.26%) MongoDB
8 20 (52.63%) Opscode Chef
9 19 (50.00%) Windows
9 19 (50.00%) MySQL
10 18 (47.37%) Python
10 18 (47.37%) Ruby
10 18 (47.37%) Git (software)
10 18 (47.37%) Windows Server
11 17 (44.74%) Amazon AWS
12 16 (42.11%) Web Services
13 15 (39.47%) DNS
14 14 (36.84%) FTP
14 14 (36.84%) Java
15 13 (34.21%) Subversion
15 13 (34.21%) PostgreSQL
15 13 (34.21%) Jenkins
15 13 (34.21%) Salt
16 12 (31.58%) Deployment Automation
17 11 (28.95%) DHCP
18 10 (26.32%) IPsec
18 10 (26.32%) Microservices

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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 6 (15.79%) Apache
2 5 (13.16%) Tomcat
3 4 (10.53%) WebLogic
3 4 (10.53%) WebSphere
4 3 (7.89%) IIS
4 3 (7.89%) nginx
5 2 (5.26%) IBM HTTP Server
5 2 (5.26%) IBM Transformation Extender
5 2 (5.26%) JBoss
5 2 (5.26%) Jetty
5 2 (5.26%) Mongrel
5 2 (5.26%) Mule
5 2 (5.26%) WebLogic Portal
5 2 (5.26%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (5.26%) WebSphere Portal
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 17 (44.74%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (5.26%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (5.26%) Google Analytics
4 1 (2.63%) Amazon S3
4 1 (2.63%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (2.63%) Azure ExpressRoute
4 1 (2.63%) GitHub
4 1 (2.63%) Google App Engine
4 1 (2.63%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (2.63%) Office 365
4 1 (2.63%) Route 53
4 1 (2.63%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 34 (89.47%) HTTP
2 31 (81.58%) TCP/IP
3 15 (39.47%) DNS
4 14 (36.84%) FTP
5 11 (28.95%) DHCP
6 10 (26.32%) IPsec
7 5 (13.16%) SMTP
8 4 (10.53%) NAS
8 4 (10.53%) SAN
8 4 (10.53%) SSH
9 3 (7.89%) Firewall
10 2 (5.26%) VPN
11 1 (2.63%) Cisco ASA
11 1 (2.63%) Cisco ISE
11 1 (2.63%) HTTPS
11 1 (2.63%) ISDN
11 1 (2.63%) Telnet
11 1 (2.63%) VLAN
11 1 (2.63%) VoIP
11 1 (2.63%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (55.26%) MongoDB
2 19 (50.00%) MySQL
3 13 (34.21%) PostgreSQL
4 8 (21.05%) NoSQL
5 7 (18.42%) RDBMS
5 7 (18.42%) Relational Database
6 2 (5.26%) Hazelcast
7 1 (2.63%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (2.63%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (2.63%) Data Lake
7 1 (2.63%) SQL Server
7 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 18 (47.37%) Git (software)
2 13 (34.21%) Jenkins
2 13 (34.21%) Subversion
3 8 (21.05%) Travis CI
4 3 (7.89%) JUnit
4 3 (7.89%) Selenium
5 2 (5.26%) Cucumber
5 2 (5.26%) Eclipse
5 2 (5.26%) Gatling
5 2 (5.26%) IntelliJ
6 1 (2.63%) Ant
6 1 (2.63%) Sublime Text
General
1 7 (18.42%) Public Sector
2 4 (10.53%) Banking
3 3 (7.89%) Finance
4 1 (2.63%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (23.68%) DevOps Engineer
2 5 (13.16%) WebOps Engineer
3 3 (7.89%) Developer
3 3 (7.89%) Operations Engineer
3 3 (7.89%) Senior DevOps
4 2 (5.26%) Administrator
4 2 (5.26%) Scala Developer
4 2 (5.26%) Senior WebOps Engineer
4 2 (5.26%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (5.26%) Technical Leader
4 2 (5.26%) Web Engineer
5 1 (2.63%) Automation Specialist
5 1 (2.63%) AWS DevOps
5 1 (2.63%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 1 (2.63%) AWS Engineer
5 1 (2.63%) IT Analyst
5 1 (2.63%) IT Systems Administrator
5 1 (2.63%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 1 (2.63%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 1 (2.63%) Systems Administration Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (42.11%) Web Services
2 6 (15.79%) LDAP
2 6 (15.79%) Node.js
3 5 (13.16%) REST
4 4 (10.53%) J2EE
4 4 (10.53%) Spring
5 3 (7.89%) CSS
5 3 (7.89%) HTML
5 3 (7.89%) HTML5
5 3 (7.89%) JSON
5 3 (7.89%) Play Framework
5 3 (7.89%) Servlets
5 3 (7.89%) XML
6 2 (5.26%) Gherkin
6 2 (5.26%) Hibernate
6 2 (5.26%) IBM Integration Bus
6 2 (5.26%) Middleware
6 2 (5.26%) SAML
6 2 (5.26%) SOAP
6 2 (5.26%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.26%) CMDB
2 1 (2.63%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.63%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 32 (84.21%) Linux
2 19 (50.00%) Windows
3 18 (47.37%) Windows Server
4 6 (15.79%) Unix
5 4 (10.53%) AIX
5 4 (10.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (10.53%) Solaris
5 4 (10.53%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 1 (2.63%) Mac OS X
6 1 (2.63%) Ubuntu
6 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (65.79%) Configuration Management
1 25 (65.79%) Continuous Integration
2 24 (63.16%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (63.16%) DevOps
2 24 (63.16%) Open Source
3 12 (31.58%) Deployment Automation
4 10 (26.32%) Microservices
4 10 (26.32%) Web Operations
5 9 (23.68%) Test Automation
6 6 (15.79%) Mentoring
6 6 (15.79%) Target Operating Model
6 6 (15.79%) Thought Leadership
7 5 (13.16%) OO
7 5 (13.16%) OOP
8 4 (10.53%) Change Management
8 4 (10.53%) Data Security
8 4 (10.53%) ITIL
9 3 (7.89%) Computer Science
9 3 (7.89%) Customer Requirements
9 3 (7.89%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 18 (47.37%) Python
1 18 (47.37%) Ruby
2 14 (36.84%) Java
3 7 (18.42%) JavaScript
4 3 (7.89%) Perl
4 3 (7.89%) Scala
4 3 (7.89%) SQL
5 2 (5.26%) Bash Shell
5 2 (5.26%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.63%) C#
6 1 (2.63%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 7 (18.42%) BPSS Clearance
2 5 (13.16%) Security Cleared
3 4 (10.53%) Degree
4 3 (7.89%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (5.26%) DBS Check
6 1 (2.63%) CCIE
6 1 (2.63%) CCIE Routing and Switching
6 1 (2.63%) CCNP
6 1 (2.63%) MCSA
6 1 (2.63%) MCSE
6 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (2.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (2.63%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.89%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (2.63%) WCAG
System Software
1 7 (18.42%) Virtual Machines
2 5 (13.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (10.53%) vSphere
4 3 (7.89%) Docker
5 2 (5.26%) Xen
6 1 (2.63%) Active Directory
6 1 (2.63%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 27 (71.05%) Puppet
2 20 (52.63%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (34.21%) Salt
4 3 (7.89%) Ansible
4 3 (7.89%) Grafana
4 3 (7.89%) Kibana
4 3 (7.89%) Kubernetes
5 2 (5.26%) Single Sign-On
6 1 (2.63%) Terraform
Vendors
1 7 (18.42%) Microsoft
2 6 (15.79%) VMware
3 4 (10.53%) BMC
3 4 (10.53%) Google
3 4 (10.53%) Red Hat
4 2 (5.26%) Cisco
4 2 (5.26%) IBM
4 2 (5.26%) ServiceNow
4 2 (5.26%) webMethods
5 1 (2.63%) Adobe
5 1 (2.63%) F5
5 1 (2.63%) SonicWALL