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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
Rank 45 52 55
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +3
Contract jobs citing SSL 32 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 3.47% 1.13% 0.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 26.89% 6.80% 1.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 5 0
Average daily rate £411 £420 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.20% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £378 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.31% +16.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £15.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £17.11 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+148.39% -61.97%
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
119 103 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 12.91% 16.56% 19.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 64 39
Average daily rate £400 £365 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% +1.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £256 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £451 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 20
Average hourly rate £16.00 - £31.10
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 - £14.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 - £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

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 11 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SSL within the North East region over the 3 months to 11 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -4 28 £408 -2.79% 1
Durham +5 1 - -
SSL
England

SSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 48 (85.71%) Java
2 45 (80.36%) Linux
3 43 (76.79%) Microsoft
3 43 (76.79%) WebSphere
4 42 (75.00%) J2EE
4 42 (75.00%) Configuration Management
5 36 (64.29%) .NET
6 35 (62.50%) TCP/IP
7 34 (60.71%) HTTP
8 33 (58.93%) Apache
8 33 (58.93%) IIS
9 31 (55.36%) FTP
10 30 (53.57%) Continuous Integration
11 27 (48.21%) Jetty
11 27 (48.21%) nginx
11 27 (48.21%) Jenkins
11 27 (48.21%) Tomcat
11 27 (48.21%) VMware
12 26 (46.43%) IPsec
12 26 (46.43%) DHCP
12 26 (46.43%) DNS
12 26 (46.43%) Servlets
12 26 (46.43%) VMware Infrastructure
12 26 (46.43%) Xen
13 22 (39.29%) Windows
14 21 (37.50%) Oracle
15 20 (35.71%) WebSphere Application Server
15 20 (35.71%) AIX
15 20 (35.71%) Solaris
15 20 (35.71%) Oracle HTTP Server

SSL
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 43 (76.79%) WebSphere
2 33 (58.93%) Apache
2 33 (58.93%) IIS
3 27 (48.21%) Jetty
3 27 (48.21%) nginx
3 27 (48.21%) Tomcat
4 20 (35.71%) Oracle Application Server
4 20 (35.71%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 20 (35.71%) WebSphere Application Server
5 12 (21.43%) WebLogic
6 11 (19.64%) Oracle 10gAS
7 10 (17.86%) PowerExchange
8 9 (16.07%) AquaLogic
8 9 (16.07%) MQSeries
8 9 (16.07%) Tuxedo
9 6 (10.71%) CICS
9 6 (10.71%) Oracle Spatial
10 3 (5.36%) JBoss
Applications
1 6 (10.71%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.79%) Maple
2 1 (1.79%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 3 (5.36%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 15 (26.79%) Amazon AWS
1 15 (26.79%) Amazon EC2
1 15 (26.79%) Google App Engine
1 15 (26.79%) Google Cloud Platform
2 14 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 35 (62.50%) TCP/IP
2 34 (60.71%) HTTP
3 31 (55.36%) FTP
4 26 (46.43%) DHCP
4 26 (46.43%) DNS
4 26 (46.43%) IPsec
5 6 (10.71%) WinSCP
6 2 (3.57%) Firewall
6 2 (3.57%) Internet
6 2 (3.57%) LAN
6 2 (3.57%) Network Security
6 2 (3.57%) VPN
6 2 (3.57%) WAN
7 1 (1.79%) EIGRP
7 1 (1.79%) HTTPS
7 1 (1.79%) LDAP
7 1 (1.79%) MPLS
7 1 (1.79%) OSPF
7 1 (1.79%) SAN
7 1 (1.79%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (19.64%) BusinessObjects
1 11 (19.64%) PowerCenter
2 7 (12.50%) Oracle Database
2 7 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
2 7 (12.50%) SQL Server
3 6 (10.71%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
3 6 (10.71%) DB2
3 6 (10.71%) Easytrieve
3 6 (10.71%) MS Access
3 6 (10.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (10.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (8.93%) Data Mining
5 1 (1.79%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 27 (48.21%) Jenkins
2 11 (19.64%) Log4j
3 9 (16.07%) Eclipse
4 6 (10.71%) Visual Studio
5 3 (5.36%) Ant
5 3 (5.36%) StarTeam
6 1 (1.79%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 11 (19.64%) Finance
2 6 (10.71%) Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (26.79%) Developer
2 8 (14.29%) Applications Developer
2 8 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
2 8 (14.29%) WebOps Engineer
3 6 (10.71%) Microsoft Developer
3 6 (10.71%) Middleware Engineer
3 6 (10.71%) Web Engineer
4 5 (8.93%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 5 (8.93%) Operations Engineer
5 3 (5.36%) J2EE Developer
5 3 (5.36%) Java Developer
5 3 (5.36%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 3 (5.36%) Middleware Developer
6 2 (3.57%) Applications Consultant
6 2 (3.57%) Consultant
6 2 (3.57%) Linux Consultant
6 2 (3.57%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (3.57%) Senior Applications Developer
6 2 (3.57%) Senior Developer
6 2 (3.57%) Senior Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (75.00%) J2EE
2 36 (64.29%) .NET
3 26 (46.43%) Servlets
4 9 (16.07%) IBM Integration Bus
4 9 (16.07%) Middleware
5 6 (10.71%) ASP.NET
5 6 (10.71%) ISPF
6 3 (5.36%) EJB
6 3 (5.36%) JDBC
6 3 (5.36%) JSP
6 3 (5.36%) Swing
6 3 (5.36%) TIBCO EMS
7 2 (3.57%) Web Services
8 1 (1.79%) LAMP
8 1 (1.79%) WSDL
8 1 (1.79%) XML
8 1 (1.79%) XSD
8 1 (1.79%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.71%) IBM Mainframe
1 6 (10.71%) Mainframe
1 6 (10.71%) VSAM
2 5 (8.93%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.79%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.79%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 45 (80.36%) Linux
2 22 (39.29%) Windows
3 20 (35.71%) AIX
3 20 (35.71%) Solaris
4 9 (16.07%) OS/390
4 9 (16.07%) Unix
5 7 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (10.71%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (75.00%) Configuration Management
2 30 (53.57%) Continuous Integration
3 20 (35.71%) DevOps
4 19 (33.93%) Web Operations
5 15 (26.79%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (25.00%) Automated Testing
6 14 (25.00%) Unit Testing
7 9 (16.07%) Change Management
7 9 (16.07%) ITIL
7 9 (16.07%) Problem Management
7 9 (16.07%) QMS
7 9 (16.07%) Release Management
7 9 (16.07%) Service Delivery
8 8 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
8 8 (14.29%) Security Management
9 6 (10.71%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (10.71%) CRM
10 4 (7.14%) Migration
10 4 (7.14%) Open Source
11 1 (1.79%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 48 (85.71%) Java
2 17 (30.36%) C++
3 15 (26.79%) Perl
4 9 (16.07%) C
5 7 (12.50%) JavaScript
6 6 (10.71%) Assembly Language
6 6 (10.71%) C#
6 6 (10.71%) CLIST
6 6 (10.71%) COBOL
6 6 (10.71%) JCL
6 6 (10.71%) REXX
6 6 (10.71%) VBA
7 1 (1.79%) Fortran
7 1 (1.79%) Python
Qualifications
1 17 (30.36%) Security Cleared
2 9 (16.07%) SC Cleared
3 4 (7.14%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.79%) CCNA
4 1 (1.79%) CCNP
4 1 (1.79%) CCSP
4 1 (1.79%) CCVP
4 1 (1.79%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.79%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.57%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 26 (46.43%) VMware Infrastructure
1 26 (46.43%) Xen
2 6 (10.71%) Oracle RAC
2 6 (10.71%) Time Sharing Option
3 1 (1.79%) NFS
Systems Management
1 5 (8.93%) Puppet
2 2 (3.57%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 43 (76.79%) Microsoft
2 27 (48.21%) VMware
3 21 (37.50%) Oracle
4 20 (35.71%) Axway
5 15 (26.79%) Google
5 15 (26.79%) IBM
5 15 (26.79%) Sun
6 11 (19.64%) Genesys
6 11 (19.64%) Informatica
7 9 (16.07%) Fujitsu
7 9 (16.07%) Metastorm
8 7 (12.50%) Red Hat
8 7 (12.50%) SAP
9 6 (10.71%) CA
9 6 (10.71%) Micro Focus
9 6 (10.71%) Siebel
10 3 (5.36%) TIBCO
11 2 (3.57%) Cisco
12 1 (1.79%) HP
12 1 (1.79%) Juniper