The table below looks at the statistics for SSL skills in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SSL over the 3 months to 27 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
Rank 93 73 48
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -25
Contract jobs citing SSL 31 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 2.07% 0.54% 1.34%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.05% 3.60% 9.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 3 7
Median daily rate £325 £350 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +5.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £296 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £471 £360 £421
UK excluding London median daily rate £389 £400 £365
% change year-on-year
-2.87% +9.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Median hourly rate £36.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £39.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-1.28% +56.00%
SSL
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the North East region.

Communications & Networking Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
512 139 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 34.27% 14.90% 13.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 320 59 51
Median daily rate £290 £294 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.36% -11.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £235 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £425 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 27 3
Median hourly rate £28.00 £18.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+55.55% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.94 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.90 £30.00 £30.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.75 £21.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+47.67% +7.50%

SSL
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North East region citing SSL as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

SSL Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

SSL
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SSL across the North East region.

SSL Daily Rate Trend in the North East

SSL
Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SSL across the North East region over the 3 months to 27 July 2016.

SSL Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

SSL
Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SSL across the North East region.

SSL Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

SSL
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SSL within the North East region over the 3 months to 27 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Tyne and Wear -28 25 £325 -7.14% 1
Durham - 6 £350 -
SSL
England

SSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 27 July 2016, 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 North East region with a requirement for SSL.

1 25 (44.64%) Java
2 24 (42.86%) WebLogic
2 24 (42.86%) Configuration Management
3 23 (41.07%) Linux
3 23 (41.07%) TCP/IP
4 20 (35.71%) Migration
4 20 (35.71%) Security Cleared
5 19 (33.93%) WebSphere
5 19 (33.93%) IBM
6 18 (32.14%) Sun
6 18 (32.14%) Oracle
6 18 (32.14%) Perl
7 17 (30.36%) SQL
7 17 (30.36%) J2EE
7 17 (30.36%) WebSphere Application Server
7 17 (30.36%) Unix
7 17 (30.36%) Windows
7 17 (30.36%) AIX
7 17 (30.36%) Axway
8 16 (28.57%) DNS
8 16 (28.57%) DevOps
9 15 (26.79%) Puppet
9 15 (26.79%) Microsoft
9 15 (26.79%) Service Delivery
10 14 (25.00%) HTTP
10 14 (25.00%) JBoss
11 13 (23.21%) Microsoft Certification
12 12 (21.43%) .NET
13 11 (19.64%) JavaScript
13 11 (19.64%) C

SSL
Top Related IT Skills in the North East 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 24 (42.86%) WebLogic
2 19 (33.93%) WebSphere
3 17 (30.36%) WebSphere Application Server
4 14 (25.00%) JBoss
5 11 (19.64%) IIS
6 10 (17.86%) AquaLogic
6 10 (17.86%) MQSeries
6 10 (17.86%) Oracle Application Server
6 10 (17.86%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 10 (17.86%) Tuxedo
7 9 (16.07%) SharePoint
8 7 (12.50%) Oracle Workflow
9 5 (8.93%) FileNet
9 5 (8.93%) OpenStack
10 3 (5.36%) Confluence
11 2 (3.57%) CMS
12 1 (1.79%) Apache
12 1 (1.79%) nginx
12 1 (1.79%) Oracle Service Bus
12 1 (1.79%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (5.36%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (17.86%) OpenText MBPM
2 7 (12.50%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 5 (8.93%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (1.79%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.14%) OpenShift
2 1 (1.79%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.79%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.79%) Google App Engine
2 1 (1.79%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (1.79%) IaaS
2 1 (1.79%) PaaS
2 1 (1.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (41.07%) TCP/IP
2 16 (28.57%) DNS
3 14 (25.00%) HTTP
4 8 (14.29%) Intrusion Detection
4 8 (14.29%) LDAP
4 8 (14.29%) Network Security
5 7 (12.50%) BIG-IP
5 7 (12.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 6 (10.71%) BGP
6 6 (10.71%) OSPF
7 5 (8.93%) Internet
7 5 (8.93%) SSH
8 4 (7.14%) SNMP
9 1 (1.79%) DHCP
9 1 (1.79%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 1 (1.79%) Firewall
9 1 (1.79%) FTP
9 1 (1.79%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (14.29%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (1.79%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (17.86%) Visual Studio
2 9 (16.07%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (8.93%) Ant
3 5 (8.93%) Eclipse
3 5 (8.93%) StarTeam
4 3 (5.36%) Git (software)
4 3 (5.36%) JIRA
5 1 (1.79%) Bower
5 1 (1.79%) Grunt
5 1 (1.79%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.79%) MSTest
5 1 (1.79%) NuGet
5 1 (1.79%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (1.79%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.79%) Travis CI
General
1 3 (5.36%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 8 (14.29%) Cloud Engineer
3 7 (12.50%) Developer
3 7 (12.50%) SharePoint Engineer
4 5 (8.93%) Java Developer
4 5 (8.93%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 4 (7.14%) Technical Leader
6 3 (5.36%) J2EE Developer
6 3 (5.36%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 3 (5.36%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 3 (5.36%) Linux Engineer
6 3 (5.36%) Middleware Engineer
6 3 (5.36%) SharePoint Specialist
6 3 (5.36%) Support Engineer
6 3 (5.36%) Technical Engineer
7 2 (3.57%) Applications Consultant
7 2 (3.57%) Collaboration Engineer
7 2 (3.57%) Consultant
7 2 (3.57%) DevOps Consultant
7 2 (3.57%) Web Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (30.36%) J2EE
2 12 (21.43%) .NET
3 11 (19.64%) IBM Integration Bus
3 11 (19.64%) Middleware
4 10 (17.86%) XML
5 8 (14.29%) Software Packaging
6 7 (12.50%) WebSphere MQ
7 5 (8.93%) EJB
7 5 (8.93%) JDBC
7 5 (8.93%) JSP
7 5 (8.93%) Swing
7 5 (8.93%) TIBCO EMS
8 2 (3.57%) Web Services
9 1 (1.79%) ADO.NET
9 1 (1.79%) ASP.NET
9 1 (1.79%) CSS
9 1 (1.79%) HTML
9 1 (1.79%) Servlets
9 1 (1.79%) XSD
9 1 (1.79%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.07%) DataPower
2 7 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (12.50%) Private Cloud
3 1 (1.79%) Algorithms
3 1 (1.79%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.79%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 23 (41.07%) Linux
2 17 (30.36%) AIX
2 17 (30.36%) Unix
2 17 (30.36%) Windows
3 10 (17.86%) OS/390
3 10 (17.86%) Solaris
3 10 (17.86%) Windows Server
4 7 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (42.86%) Configuration Management
2 20 (35.71%) Migration
3 16 (28.57%) DevOps
4 15 (26.79%) Service Delivery
5 11 (19.64%) Change Control
5 11 (19.64%) ITIL
6 9 (16.07%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (16.07%) Problem Management
7 8 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (14.29%) Change Management
7 8 (14.29%) OO
7 8 (14.29%) Open Source
7 8 (14.29%) QMS
7 8 (14.29%) Release Management
7 8 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
7 8 (14.29%) Security Management
7 8 (14.29%) Workflow
8 6 (10.71%) Load Balancing
9 4 (7.14%) Unit Testing
10 2 (3.57%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (44.64%) Java
2 18 (32.14%) Perl
3 17 (30.36%) SQL
4 11 (19.64%) C
4 11 (19.64%) C++
4 11 (19.64%) JavaScript
4 11 (19.64%) PowerShell
5 10 (17.86%) C#
6 1 (1.79%) Python
Qualifications
1 20 (35.71%) Security Cleared
2 13 (23.21%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (19.64%) BPSS Clearance
3 11 (19.64%) SC Cleared
4 9 (16.07%) MCSD
4 9 (16.07%) MCSE
5 3 (5.36%) MCSA
6 2 (3.57%) Degree
7 1 (1.79%) IBM Certification
7 1 (1.79%) MCP
7 1 (1.79%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.50%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 5 (8.93%) Active Directory
2 4 (7.14%) Docker
3 1 (1.79%) Firmware
3 1 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.79%) Xen
Systems Management
1 15 (26.79%) Puppet
2 8 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (7.14%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 4 (7.14%) SCCM
4 3 (5.36%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 19 (33.93%) IBM
2 18 (32.14%) Oracle
2 18 (32.14%) Sun
3 17 (30.36%) Axway
4 15 (26.79%) Microsoft
5 11 (19.64%) HP
6 10 (17.86%) Fujitsu
7 8 (14.29%) Red Hat
8 7 (12.50%) F5
8 7 (12.50%) Informatica
8 7 (12.50%) Siebel
9 5 (8.93%) TIBCO
10 4 (7.14%) VMware
11 3 (5.36%) Altiris
12 1 (1.79%) Google
12 1 (1.79%) ReadSoft
12 1 (1.79%) Spiceworks