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 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
England / North East
Rank 83 50 50
Rank change year-on-year
-33 0
Contract jobs citing SSL 13 29 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 1.30% 3.25% 1.48%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.05% 22.48% 9.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 24 8
Median daily rate £345 £411 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.00% +12.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £329 £297 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £528 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £15.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £43.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-68.60% +7.50%

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
215 129 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 21.50% 14.46% 16.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 64 62
Median daily rate £325 £450 £349
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.77% +28.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £295 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £533 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.68% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 15 0
Median hourly rate £29.00 £18.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+56.75% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +26.31%

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 18 January 2017.

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 18 January 2017. 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 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 -38 10 £340 -16.71%
Durham +8 3 £363 - 1
SSL
England

SSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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 26 (68.42%) Configuration Management
2 25 (65.79%) Java
3 23 (60.53%) Unix
3 23 (60.53%) AIX
3 23 (60.53%) Linux
4 22 (57.89%) WebSphere
5 21 (55.26%) IBM
5 21 (55.26%) Puppet
5 21 (55.26%) DevOps
6 19 (50.00%) Sun
6 19 (50.00%) Windows
7 18 (47.37%) Perl
8 16 (42.11%) Oracle
8 16 (42.11%) WebSphere Application Server
8 16 (42.11%) Microsoft
9 15 (39.47%) WebLogic
9 15 (39.47%) SQL
10 14 (36.84%) Red Hat
10 14 (36.84%) Axway
10 14 (36.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 14 (36.84%) Opscode Chef
10 14 (36.84%) Analytical Skills
11 13 (34.21%) Change Control
11 13 (34.21%) Software Packaging
11 13 (34.21%) Agile Software Development
11 13 (34.21%) Workflow
11 13 (34.21%) HP
11 13 (34.21%) BusinessObjects
11 13 (34.21%) ITIL
11 13 (34.21%) OO

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 22 (57.89%) WebSphere
2 16 (42.11%) WebSphere Application Server
3 15 (39.47%) WebLogic
4 9 (23.68%) JBoss
5 8 (21.05%) FileNet
5 8 (21.05%) MQSeries
5 8 (21.05%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 8 (21.05%) Oracle Workflow
6 6 (15.79%) Apache
6 6 (15.79%) AquaLogic
6 6 (15.79%) IIS
6 6 (15.79%) Jetty
6 6 (15.79%) Mongrel
6 6 (15.79%) nginx
6 6 (15.79%) Oracle Application Server
6 6 (15.79%) Tomcat
6 6 (15.79%) Tuxedo
7 5 (13.16%) Confluence
8 2 (5.26%) OpenStack
8 2 (5.26%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (7.89%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.26%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (21.05%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 6 (15.79%) OpenText MBPM
3 2 (5.26%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (2.63%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 6 (15.79%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (15.79%) Amazon EC2
1 6 (15.79%) Google App Engine
1 6 (15.79%) Google Cloud Platform
2 5 (13.16%) OpenShift
3 4 (10.53%) IaaS
3 4 (10.53%) PaaS
3 4 (10.53%) SaaS
4 2 (5.26%) HP Helion
5 1 (2.63%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 13 (34.21%) LDAP
2 11 (28.95%) TCP/IP
3 9 (23.68%) HTTP
4 8 (21.05%) Intrusion Detection
5 7 (18.42%) Network Security
6 6 (15.79%) DHCP
6 6 (15.79%) DNS
6 6 (15.79%) FTP
6 6 (15.79%) IPsec
7 5 (13.16%) Cisco ASA
7 5 (13.16%) Firewall
7 5 (13.16%) LAN
7 5 (13.16%) VPN
8 2 (5.26%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (34.21%) BusinessObjects
2 4 (10.53%) SQL Server
3 2 (5.26%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 2 (5.26%) SAS Enterprise Miner
Development Applications
1 7 (18.42%) Jenkins
2 6 (15.79%) Travis CI
3 5 (13.16%) Git (software)
3 5 (13.16%) JIRA
General
1 1 (2.63%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (44.74%) DevOps Engineer
2 5 (13.16%) Cloud Engineer
2 5 (13.16%) Network Engineer
3 4 (10.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (7.89%) Consultant
4 3 (7.89%) Linux Engineer
4 3 (7.89%) Middleware Consultant
4 3 (7.89%) Support Consultant
4 3 (7.89%) Technical Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Infrastructure Support
5 2 (5.26%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Operations Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Support Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) WebOps Engineer
6 1 (2.63%) Analyst
6 1 (2.63%) Junior
6 1 (2.63%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (2.63%) Senior Support Analyst
6 1 (2.63%) Support Analyst
6 1 (2.63%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (34.21%) Software Packaging
2 11 (28.95%) J2EE
3 8 (21.05%) IBM Integration Bus
3 8 (21.05%) Middleware
3 8 (21.05%) WebSphere MQ
4 6 (15.79%) .NET
4 6 (15.79%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 14 (36.84%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (21.05%) DataPower
3 6 (15.79%) Private Cloud
4 2 (5.26%) Clustering
4 2 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (5.26%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.63%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 23 (60.53%) AIX
1 23 (60.53%) Linux
1 23 (60.53%) Unix
2 19 (50.00%) Windows
3 14 (36.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 12 (31.58%) Windows Server
5 8 (21.05%) OS/390
5 8 (21.05%) Solaris
6 3 (7.89%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (5.26%) Windows 2000
7 2 (5.26%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (68.42%) Configuration Management
2 21 (55.26%) DevOps
3 13 (34.21%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (34.21%) Change Control
3 13 (34.21%) ITIL
3 13 (34.21%) OO
3 13 (34.21%) Workflow
4 9 (23.68%) Open Source
5 8 (21.05%) Change Management
5 8 (21.05%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (21.05%) Problem Management
6 6 (15.79%) Release Management
6 6 (15.79%) Service Delivery
7 5 (13.16%) Network Design
7 5 (13.16%) Root Cause Analysis
8 4 (10.53%) Data Management
8 4 (10.53%) QMS
8 4 (10.53%) Security Management
9 3 (7.89%) Web Operations
10 2 (5.26%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 25 (65.79%) Java
2 18 (47.37%) Perl
3 15 (39.47%) SQL
4 6 (15.79%) C++
5 5 (13.16%) C
5 5 (13.16%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.63%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.63%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (21.05%) Security Cleared
2 5 (13.16%) CCSE
2 5 (13.16%) Check Point Certification
2 5 (13.16%) Degree
2 5 (13.16%) ITIL Certification
2 5 (13.16%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (10.53%) SC Cleared
4 3 (7.89%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (7.89%) MCSA
5 2 (5.26%) MCP
5 2 (5.26%) MCTS
6 1 (2.63%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.26%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.63%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (26.32%) Active Directory
2 7 (18.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (15.79%) Xen
4 5 (13.16%) Docker
5 4 (10.53%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (7.89%) vSphere
7 2 (5.26%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 21 (55.26%) Puppet
2 14 (36.84%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (5.26%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 2 (5.26%) SCCM
Vendors
1 21 (55.26%) IBM
2 19 (50.00%) Sun
3 16 (42.11%) Microsoft
3 16 (42.11%) Oracle
4 14 (36.84%) Axway
4 14 (36.84%) Red Hat
5 13 (34.21%) HP
6 8 (21.05%) Informatica
6 8 (21.05%) Siebel
7 7 (18.42%) VMware
8 6 (15.79%) Google
9 5 (13.16%) Atlassian
9 5 (13.16%) CheckPoint
9 5 (13.16%) Cisco
9 5 (13.16%) Juniper
10 4 (10.53%) Fujitsu