The table below looks at the statistics for SSL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northern Ireland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SSL over the 3 months to 6 May 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
Rank - 23 -
Contract jobs citing SSL 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland - 0.89% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 2.78% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £475 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £335 £375
% change year-on-year
+19.40% -10.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.25 £28.00 £25.25
% change year-on-year
+40.17% +10.89%
SSL
UK

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

Communications & Networking Category
Northern Ireland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
44 36 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 40.37% 32.14% 5.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 14 3
Median daily rate £400 £215 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+86.04% -33.84%
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £345 £328
% change year-on-year
+7.24% +5.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 0
Median hourly rate £13.50 £32.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.81% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £28.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+23.21% +40.00%

SSL
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

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

SSL Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

SSL
Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

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

SSL Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland