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 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
Rank 85 48 62
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +14
Contract jobs citing SSL 24 40 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 1.75% 3.64% 1.41%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.88% 21.28% 8.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 30 10
Median daily rate £400 £513 £374
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.95% +37.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £310 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £558 £635 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £423 £445 £375
% change year-on-year
-5.05% +18.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 0
Median hourly rate £36.00 £13.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+166.66% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +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
349 188 123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 25.40% 17.12% 17.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 237 101 72
Median daily rate £330 £490 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.65% +40.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £600 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £360 £344
% change year-on-year
+1.38% +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 23 16
Median hourly rate £27.50 £13.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+103.70% -50.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £12.35 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £31.50 £37.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £21.01 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+38.06% -6.64%

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 29 September 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 29 September 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 -39 24 £400 -20.00% 1
SSL
England

SSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 29 (50.88%) Java
2 28 (49.12%) Configuration Management
2 28 (49.12%) WebSphere
3 25 (43.86%) WebLogic
3 25 (43.86%) TCP/IP
3 25 (43.86%) Microsoft
4 24 (42.11%) IBM
4 24 (42.11%) Oracle
5 23 (40.35%) WebSphere Application Server
5 23 (40.35%) Unix
5 23 (40.35%) Windows
5 23 (40.35%) AIX
5 23 (40.35%) Sun
5 23 (40.35%) Axway
6 22 (38.60%) Perl
7 20 (35.09%) SQL
7 20 (35.09%) Linux
7 20 (35.09%) DNS
8 19 (33.33%) J2EE
9 18 (31.58%) ITIL
9 18 (31.58%) Microsoft Certification
9 18 (31.58%) Security Cleared
9 18 (31.58%) Windows Server
10 17 (29.82%) DevOps
10 17 (29.82%) Service Delivery
11 16 (28.07%) Problem Management
11 16 (28.07%) .NET
11 16 (28.07%) Puppet
12 15 (26.32%) IBM Integration Bus
12 15 (26.32%) 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 28 (49.12%) WebSphere
2 25 (43.86%) WebLogic
3 23 (40.35%) WebSphere Application Server
4 15 (26.32%) IIS
5 14 (24.56%) AquaLogic
5 14 (24.56%) MQSeries
5 14 (24.56%) Oracle Application Server
5 14 (24.56%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 14 (24.56%) Tuxedo
6 11 (19.30%) JBoss
7 9 (15.79%) Oracle Workflow
7 9 (15.79%) SharePoint
8 8 (14.04%) FileNet
9 7 (12.28%) OpenStack
10 5 (8.77%) Apache
10 5 (8.77%) Jetty
10 5 (8.77%) Mongrel
10 5 (8.77%) nginx
10 5 (8.77%) Tomcat
11 2 (3.51%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (7.02%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 14 (24.56%) OpenText MBPM
2 9 (15.79%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 2 (3.51%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (1.75%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.77%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (8.77%) Amazon EC2
1 5 (8.77%) Google App Engine
1 5 (8.77%) Google Cloud Platform
2 3 (5.26%) IaaS
2 3 (5.26%) PaaS
2 3 (5.26%) SaaS
3 2 (3.51%) HP Helion
3 2 (3.51%) OpenShift
4 1 (1.75%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 25 (43.86%) TCP/IP
2 20 (35.09%) DNS
3 14 (24.56%) HTTP
4 9 (15.79%) Intrusion Detection
4 9 (15.79%) LDAP
4 9 (15.79%) Network Security
5 7 (12.28%) BIG-IP
5 7 (12.28%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 6 (10.53%) BGP
6 6 (10.53%) OSPF
6 6 (10.53%) SNMP
7 5 (8.77%) DHCP
7 5 (8.77%) FTP
7 5 (8.77%) IPsec
7 5 (8.77%) SSH
8 1 (1.75%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 1 (1.75%) Firewall
8 1 (1.75%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (15.79%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (5.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (17.54%) Visual Studio
2 9 (15.79%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (10.53%) Jenkins
4 5 (8.77%) Travis CI
5 2 (3.51%) Git (software)
5 2 (3.51%) JIRA
6 1 (1.75%) Bower
6 1 (1.75%) Grunt
6 1 (1.75%) MSTest
6 1 (1.75%) NuGet
6 1 (1.75%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (1.75%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (3.51%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (26.32%) DevOps Engineer
2 8 (14.04%) Cloud Engineer
3 7 (12.28%) SharePoint Engineer
4 5 (8.77%) Linux Engineer
4 5 (8.77%) Support Engineer
5 4 (7.02%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (7.02%) Technical Leader
6 3 (5.26%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 3 (5.26%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 3 (5.26%) Middleware Engineer
6 3 (5.26%) Operations Engineer
6 3 (5.26%) SharePoint Specialist
7 2 (3.51%) Analyst
7 2 (3.51%) Collaboration Engineer
7 2 (3.51%) Infrastructure Support
7 2 (3.51%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 2 (3.51%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (3.51%) Technical Engineer
7 2 (3.51%) WebOps Engineer
8 1 (1.75%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (33.33%) J2EE
2 16 (28.07%) .NET
3 15 (26.32%) IBM Integration Bus
3 15 (26.32%) Middleware
4 9 (15.79%) Software Packaging
4 9 (15.79%) WebSphere MQ
4 9 (15.79%) XML
5 5 (8.77%) Servlets
6 1 (1.75%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.75%) AngularJS
6 1 (1.75%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (1.75%) Entity Framework
6 1 (1.75%) HTML5
6 1 (1.75%) jQuery
6 1 (1.75%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (1.75%) Razor View Engine
6 1 (1.75%) RESTful
6 1 (1.75%) StructureMap
6 1 (1.75%) Web Services
6 1 (1.75%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 10 (17.54%) Private Cloud
2 9 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (15.79%) DataPower
3 3 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (3.51%) Clustering
4 2 (3.51%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.75%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.75%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.75%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 23 (40.35%) AIX
1 23 (40.35%) Unix
1 23 (40.35%) Windows
2 20 (35.09%) Linux
3 18 (31.58%) Windows Server
4 14 (24.56%) OS/390
4 14 (24.56%) Solaris
5 10 (17.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (49.12%) Configuration Management
2 18 (31.58%) ITIL
3 17 (29.82%) DevOps
3 17 (29.82%) Service Delivery
4 16 (28.07%) Problem Management
5 15 (26.32%) Migration
6 13 (22.81%) Change Management
7 12 (21.05%) Change Control
7 12 (21.05%) Release Management
7 12 (21.05%) Root Cause Analysis
8 11 (19.30%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (19.30%) QMS
8 11 (19.30%) Security Management
9 10 (17.54%) OO
10 9 (15.79%) Workflow
11 8 (14.04%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (14.04%) Open Source
12 6 (10.53%) Load Balancing
13 5 (8.77%) Unit Testing
14 3 (5.26%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 29 (50.88%) Java
2 22 (38.60%) Perl
3 20 (35.09%) SQL
4 15 (26.32%) C++
5 14 (24.56%) C
6 12 (21.05%) JavaScript
7 11 (19.30%) PowerShell
8 10 (17.54%) C#
9 2 (3.51%) Python
Qualifications
1 18 (31.58%) Microsoft Certification
1 18 (31.58%) Security Cleared
2 12 (21.05%) SC Cleared
3 10 (17.54%) MCSE
4 9 (15.79%) MCSD
5 8 (14.04%) BPSS Clearance
6 6 (10.53%) MCSA
7 3 (5.26%) Degree
7 3 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (5.26%) MCP
7 3 (5.26%) MCTS
8 1 (1.75%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (14.04%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 8 (14.04%) Active Directory
2 6 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (8.77%) Xen
4 4 (7.02%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (5.26%) Firmware
5 3 (5.26%) vSphere
6 2 (3.51%) Docker
Systems Management
1 16 (28.07%) Puppet
2 10 (17.54%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (10.53%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 6 (10.53%) SCCM
4 3 (5.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (3.51%) PowerCLI
Vendors
1 25 (43.86%) Microsoft
2 24 (42.11%) IBM
2 24 (42.11%) Oracle
3 23 (40.35%) Axway
3 23 (40.35%) Sun
4 13 (22.81%) Fujitsu
4 13 (22.81%) HP
5 11 (19.30%) Red Hat
6 9 (15.79%) Informatica
6 9 (15.79%) Siebel
6 9 (15.79%) VMware
7 7 (12.28%) F5
8 5 (8.77%) Google
9 3 (5.26%) Altiris
10 1 (1.75%) ReadSoft
10 1 (1.75%) Spiceworks
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