Period
to 21 January 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 21 January 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
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 159 143 155
Rank change year-on-year -16 +12 +1
Contract jobs citing SSL 22 50 64
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.50% 1.02% 1.06%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.72% 6.91% 7.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 32 39
Yorkshire median daily rate £475 £446 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.50% -6.11% +35.71%
10th Percentile £413 £351 £261
90th Percentile £488 £575 £550
England median daily rate £500 £430 £450
% change year-on-year +16.28% -4.44% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £32.00 £14.88 £39.00
% change year-on-year +115.13% -61.86% +40.54%

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 591 724 867
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 13.50% 14.82% 14.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 371 427 539
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £170 £213 £213
90th Percentile £575 £550 £540
England median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 40 70
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.65 £16.75 £13.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.54% +26.42% -17.19%
10th Percentile £10.99 £11.81 £10.50
90th Percentile £39.48 £35.88 £22.25
England median hourly rate £18.70 £22.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year -16.89% +2.27% +7.61%

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

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 6 months to 21 January 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
West Yorkshire -8 13 £438 +3.55% 9
North Yorkshire +4 5 £475 +5.56%
South Yorkshire -7 3 £431 -21.59%
SSL
England

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, 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 12 (54.55%) Firewall
2 9 (40.91%) TCP/IP
2 9 (40.91%) Finance
3 8 (36.36%) Unix
4 7 (31.82%) VPN
4 7 (31.82%) Internet
4 7 (31.82%) Cisco
4 7 (31.82%) HTTP
4 7 (31.82%) F5
5 6 (27.27%) Juniper
5 6 (27.27%) Windows
5 6 (27.27%) Linux
5 6 (27.27%) Web Services
5 6 (27.27%) Information Security
6 5 (22.73%) Blue Coat
6 5 (22.73%) Sourcefire
6 5 (22.73%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 5 (22.73%) TippingPoint
6 5 (22.73%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (22.73%) XML
6 5 (22.73%) Java
6 5 (22.73%) Symantec
6 5 (22.73%) Wireless
6 5 (22.73%) McAfee
6 5 (22.73%) ArcSight
6 5 (22.73%) GFI Software
6 5 (22.73%) LogRhythm
6 5 (22.73%) Malware Detection/Protection
6 5 (22.73%) 802.1X
6 5 (22.73%) FireEye

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 (18.18%) WebSphere
2 2 (9.09%) IBM HTTP Server
2 2 (9.09%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (9.09%) WebSphere Portal
3 1 (4.55%) MQSeries
3 1 (4.55%) Mule
3 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.55%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (4.55%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.55%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (4.55%) GitHub
1 1 (4.55%) IaaS
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (4.55%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (54.55%) Firewall
2 9 (40.91%) TCP/IP
3 7 (31.82%) HTTP
3 7 (31.82%) Internet
3 7 (31.82%) VPN
4 5 (22.73%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (22.73%) Wireless
5 4 (18.18%) SSH
6 3 (13.64%) DNS
7 2 (9.09%) BIG-IP
7 2 (9.09%) Extranet
7 2 (9.09%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 2 (9.09%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 2 (9.09%) HTTPS
7 2 (9.09%) Intranet
7 2 (9.09%) IPsec
7 2 (9.09%) MQTT
8 1 (4.55%) DMVPN
8 1 (4.55%) HSRP
8 1 (4.55%) NX-OS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) MongoDB
1 2 (9.09%) MySQL
1 2 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
1 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Git (software)
1 3 (13.64%) Jenkins
2 2 (9.09%) Maven
2 2 (9.09%) Subversion
3 1 (4.55%) CircleCI
General
1 9 (40.91%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Banking
2 2 (9.09%) Retail Banking
3 1 (4.55%) Advertising
3 1 (4.55%) Games
3 1 (4.55%) Law
3 1 (4.55%) Marketing
3 1 (4.55%) Online Betting
3 1 (4.55%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (22.73%) Administrator
1 5 (22.73%) Security Specialist
2 4 (18.18%) Developer
3 2 (9.09%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Information Security Specialist
3 2 (9.09%) Information Specialist
3 2 (9.09%) Portal Developer
3 2 (9.09%) WebSphere Developer
3 2 (9.09%) WebSphere Portal Developer
4 1 (4.55%) .NET Developer
4 1 (4.55%) .NET Software Developer
4 1 (4.55%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (4.55%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (4.55%) C# Software Developer
4 1 (4.55%) Firewall Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Middleware Specialist
4 1 (4.55%) MuleSoft Developer
4 1 (4.55%) SharePoint Developer
4 1 (4.55%) T-SQL Developer
4 1 (4.55%) WebSphere MQ Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (27.27%) Web Services
2 5 (22.73%) 802.1X
2 5 (22.73%) XML
3 4 (18.18%) JDBC
3 4 (18.18%) Middleware
4 3 (13.64%) JMS
5 2 (9.09%) J2EE
5 2 (9.09%) LDAP
5 2 (9.09%) REST
5 2 (9.09%) SOAP
5 2 (9.09%) XSLT
6 1 (4.55%) .NET
6 1 (4.55%) Ajax
6 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET
6 1 (4.55%) CSS
6 1 (4.55%) HTML
6 1 (4.55%) ISPF
6 1 (4.55%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) DataPower
2 3 (13.64%) Clustering
3 2 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (9.09%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 8 (36.36%) Unix
2 6 (27.27%) Linux
2 6 (27.27%) Windows
3 1 (4.55%) Mac OS
3 1 (4.55%) Windows Server
3 1 (4.55%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (27.27%) Information Security
2 5 (22.73%) Malware Detection/Protection
2 5 (22.73%) Multi-Factor Authentication
2 5 (22.73%) Two-Factor Authentication
2 5 (22.73%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 5 (22.73%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 4 (18.18%) High Availability
4 3 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (13.64%) DevOps
4 3 (13.64%) Load Balancing
4 3 (13.64%) Open Source
4 3 (13.64%) Performance Monitoring
4 3 (13.64%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (13.64%) SOA
5 2 (9.09%) Configuration Management
5 2 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (9.09%) EAI
5 2 (9.09%) Presales
5 2 (9.09%) Service Management
5 2 (9.09%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 5 (22.73%) Java
2 4 (18.18%) SQL
3 3 (13.64%) Python
3 3 (13.64%) Ruby
4 2 (9.09%) Bash Shell
5 1 (4.55%) C#
5 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
5 1 (4.55%) JCL
5 1 (4.55%) REXX
5 1 (4.55%) Shell Script
5 1 (4.55%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.55%) CCNA
2 1 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (4.55%) Degree
2 1 (4.55%) MCSA
2 1 (4.55%) MCSE
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 2 (9.09%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.55%) ACF2
2 1 (4.55%) Docker
2 1 (4.55%) RACF
2 1 (4.55%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 5 (22.73%) Nexpose
2 2 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (9.09%) Puppet
2 2 (9.09%) Salt
2 2 (9.09%) Tivoli
3 1 (4.55%) Ansible
3 1 (4.55%) SCCM
3 1 (4.55%) Terraform
3 1 (4.55%) WSUS
Vendors
1 7 (31.82%) Cisco
1 7 (31.82%) F5
2 6 (27.27%) Juniper
3 5 (22.73%) ArcSight
3 5 (22.73%) Blue Coat
3 5 (22.73%) FireEye
3 5 (22.73%) GFI Software
3 5 (22.73%) LogRhythm
3 5 (22.73%) McAfee
3 5 (22.73%) Rapid7
3 5 (22.73%) Sourcefire
3 5 (22.73%) Symantec
3 5 (22.73%) TippingPoint
4 4 (18.18%) IBM
5 2 (9.09%) AppDynamics
5 2 (9.09%) Splunk
6 1 (4.55%) Aruba
6 1 (4.55%) CheckPoint
6 1 (4.55%) Fortinet
6 1 (4.55%) MuleSoft