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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SSL over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
Rank 49 52 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Contract jobs citing SSL 38 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 3.49% 1.02% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 19.29% 7.32% -
Number of daily rates quoted 29 6 0
Average daily rate
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£525 £409 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.44% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £430 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £13.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.75 £25.00 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+7.00% -17.35%
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
197 82 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 18.11% 13.95% 9.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 49 13
Average daily rate £475 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.71% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 9 11
Average hourly rate £14.25 £27.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.18% +77.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £13.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.55 £32.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £23.50 £23.21
% change year-on-year
-8.40% +1.24%

SSL
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SSL across the North East region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 4 September 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SSL within the North East region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear +2 33 £513 +25.38% 1
Durham - 3 - -
SSL
England

SSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North East region citing SSL also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SSL.

1 41 (82.00%) Linux
1 41 (82.00%) WebSphere
2 36 (72.00%) Configuration Management
3 35 (70.00%) Java
4 30 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
5 29 (58.00%) Agile Software Development
6 26 (52.00%) VMware
6 26 (52.00%) HTTP
7 25 (50.00%) Apache
7 25 (50.00%) Tomcat
7 25 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 24 (48.00%) Jetty
8 24 (48.00%) Jenkins
8 24 (48.00%) WebSphere Application Server
9 22 (44.00%) TCP/IP
9 22 (44.00%) Microsoft
10 21 (42.00%) DNS
10 21 (42.00%) J2EE
11 20 (40.00%) Oracle
11 20 (40.00%) JBoss
11 20 (40.00%) Solaris
12 19 (38.00%) Perl
12 19 (38.00%) DHCP
12 19 (38.00%) IPsec
13 17 (34.00%) Google
13 17 (34.00%) Google Cloud Platform
13 17 (34.00%) Amazon EC2
13 17 (34.00%) Google App Engine
13 17 (34.00%) Amazon AWS
13 17 (34.00%) nginx

SSL
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North East region citing SSL also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SSL. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 41 (82.00%) WebSphere
2 25 (50.00%) Apache
2 25 (50.00%) Tomcat
3 24 (48.00%) Jetty
3 24 (48.00%) WebSphere Application Server
4 20 (40.00%) JBoss
5 17 (34.00%) nginx
6 16 (32.00%) IIS
7 10 (20.00%) WebLogic
8 8 (16.00%) Node.js
9 5 (10.00%) Tuxedo
9 5 (10.00%) MQSeries
9 5 (10.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 5 (10.00%) FileNet
9 5 (10.00%) Oracle Application Server
9 5 (10.00%) AquaLogic
10 4 (8.00%) Oracle Workflow
11 2 (4.00%) OpenStack
12 1 (2.00%) CMS
12 1 (2.00%) Zope
Applications
1 1 (2.00%) MS Office
1 1 (2.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 17 (34.00%) Amazon EC2
1 17 (34.00%) Google App Engine
1 17 (34.00%) Amazon AWS
1 17 (34.00%) Google Cloud Platform
2 16 (32.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 26 (52.00%) HTTP
2 22 (44.00%) TCP/IP
3 21 (42.00%) DNS
4 19 (38.00%) IPsec
4 19 (38.00%) DHCP
5 16 (32.00%) FTP
6 9 (18.00%) SNMP
6 9 (18.00%) Network Security
7 6 (12.00%) Firewall
8 5 (10.00%) LDAP
8 5 (10.00%) LAN
8 5 (10.00%) WAN
8 5 (10.00%) Intrusion Detection
9 4 (8.00%) VPN
10 3 (6.00%) VLAN
10 3 (6.00%) OSPF
10 3 (6.00%) EIGRP
10 3 (6.00%) Wi-Fi
10 3 (6.00%) Wireless
10 3 (6.00%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (16.00%) Oracle Database
2 5 (10.00%) BusinessObjects
3 4 (8.00%) MongoDB
3 4 (8.00%) Apache Cassandra
3 4 (8.00%) NoSQL
4 2 (4.00%) MySQL
5 1 (2.00%) SQL Server
5 1 (2.00%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 24 (48.00%) Jenkins
2 8 (16.00%) Git (software)
3 7 (14.00%) SoapUI
4 3 (6.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (2.00%) Subversion
General
1 1 (2.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (18.00%) Developer
2 7 (14.00%) Technical Architect
2 7 (14.00%) Architect
2 7 (14.00%) Java Developer
3 5 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
4 4 (8.00%) Middleware Engineer
4 4 (8.00%) Django Developer
5 3 (6.00%) Build Engineer
5 3 (6.00%) Cisco Support
5 3 (6.00%) Network Support
5 3 (6.00%) UNIX Engineer
5 3 (6.00%) Senior Java Developer
5 3 (6.00%) Senior Developer
6 2 (4.00%) Network Engineer
6 2 (4.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 1 (2.00%) Build and Release Engineer
7 1 (2.00%) DevOps Specialist
7 1 (2.00%) Operations Engineer
7 1 (2.00%) Middleware Developer
7 1 (2.00%) WebSphere Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (42.00%) J2EE
2 16 (32.00%) .NET
2 16 (32.00%) Servlets
3 15 (30.00%) SOAP
3 15 (30.00%) XML
3 15 (30.00%) JSON
4 8 (16.00%) Django
4 8 (16.00%) Apache CXF
4 8 (16.00%) Sass
4 8 (16.00%) XSD
4 8 (16.00%) XSLT
4 8 (16.00%) WSDL
4 8 (16.00%) Struts
4 8 (16.00%) Web Services
4 8 (16.00%) HTML
4 8 (16.00%) CSS
5 7 (14.00%) SAML
5 7 (14.00%) REST
6 5 (10.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 5 (10.00%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 13 (26.00%) DataPower
2 5 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.00%) Private Cloud
3 2 (4.00%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.00%) Cryptography
4 1 (2.00%) PKI
4 1 (2.00%) Reference Data
4 1 (2.00%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 41 (82.00%) Linux
2 20 (40.00%) Solaris
3 11 (22.00%) Windows
4 10 (20.00%) AIX
4 10 (20.00%) UNIX
5 6 (12.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (10.00%) OS/390
7 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (2.00%) CentOS
7 1 (2.00%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (72.00%) Configuration Management
2 30 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
3 29 (58.00%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (28.00%) Microservices
5 13 (26.00%) Open Source
6 12 (24.00%) DevOps
7 7 (14.00%) Information Security
8 6 (12.00%) ITIL
8 6 (12.00%) Service Delivery
9 5 (10.00%) Change Management
9 5 (10.00%) Workflow
9 5 (10.00%) Migration
9 5 (10.00%) Problem Management
9 5 (10.00%) Release Management
9 5 (10.00%) QMS
9 5 (10.00%) Change Control
10 4 (8.00%) Root Cause Analysis
10 4 (8.00%) Unit Testing
10 4 (8.00%) Automated Testing
10 4 (8.00%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (70.00%) Java
2 19 (38.00%) Perl
3 8 (16.00%) Groovy
4 6 (12.00%) SQL
5 5 (10.00%) C
5 5 (10.00%) C++
6 3 (6.00%) Python
7 2 (4.00%) Bash Shell
8 1 (2.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 13 (26.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (12.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (6.00%) CCSP
3 3 (6.00%) CCNP
3 3 (6.00%) CCNA
3 3 (6.00%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (6.00%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.00%) QA
2 1 (2.00%) JSP 440
System Software
1 25 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (32.00%) Xen
3 8 (16.00%) Hyper-V
4 2 (4.00%) QEMU
4 2 (4.00%) KVM
5 1 (2.00%) qmail
5 1 (2.00%) Postfix
5 1 (2.00%) vSphere
5 1 (2.00%) Varnish
5 1 (2.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (16.00%) Puppet
2 7 (14.00%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.00%) HAProxy
3 1 (2.00%) Ansible
3 1 (2.00%) systemd
3 1 (2.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (2.00%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (2.00%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 26 (52.00%) VMware
2 22 (44.00%) Microsoft
3 20 (40.00%) Oracle
4 17 (34.00%) Google
5 10 (20.00%) Axway
5 10 (20.00%) IBM
5 10 (20.00%) Sun
6 6 (12.00%) Red Hat
7 5 (10.00%) Informatica
7 5 (10.00%) Metastorm
7 5 (10.00%) Fujitsu
7 5 (10.00%) Siebel
7 5 (10.00%) Cisco
8 2 (4.00%) Juniper
8 2 (4.00%) HP
9 1 (2.00%) Dell
9 1 (2.00%) EMC
9 1 (2.00%) TippingPoint
9 1 (2.00%) 3PAR
9 1 (2.00%) F5