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 24 February 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
UK / Northern Ireland
Rank 35 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SSL 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 1.69% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.79% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Median daily rate £450 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £370
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +8.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £42.50 £17.11
% change year-on-year
-68.23% +148.39%

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
29 20 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 12.24% 17.09% 27.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 0 5
Median daily rate £425 - £110
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 - £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 - £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £40.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +220.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-28.33% +13.20%

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

SSL
Contract Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SSL within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 24 February 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
County Antrim - 4 £450 -
SSL
UK

SSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for SSL.

1 4 (100.00%) Perl
1 4 (100.00%) Python
1 4 (100.00%) DHCP
1 4 (100.00%) VPN
1 4 (100.00%) DNS
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) Juniper
1 4 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 4 (100.00%) Nagios
1 4 (100.00%) DWDM
1 4 (100.00%) MPLS
1 4 (100.00%) Radware
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) Wireless
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
1 4 (100.00%) Information Security
1 4 (100.00%) Blue Coat
1 4 (100.00%) ProxySG
1 4 (100.00%) Sourcefire
1 4 (100.00%) JNCIP
1 4 (100.00%) JNCIE
1 4 (100.00%) RSA SecurID
1 4 (100.00%) FortiGate
1 4 (100.00%) Structured Cabling
1 4 (100.00%) SevOne
1 4 (100.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
1 4 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 4 (100.00%) FireEye
1 4 (100.00%) Fortinet
1 4 (100.00%) IronPort

SSL
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) DHCP
1 4 (100.00%) DNS
1 4 (100.00%) DWDM
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) MPLS
1 4 (100.00%) Structured Cabling
1 4 (100.00%) VPN
1 4 (100.00%) Wireless
General
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Blue Coat Engineer
1 4 (100.00%) Security Engineer
2 3 (75.00%) Firewall Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 4 (100.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
1 4 (100.00%) RSA SecurID
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Information Security
1 4 (100.00%) Network Management
2 1 (25.00%) Security Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Perl
1 4 (100.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) JNCIE
1 4 (100.00%) JNCIP
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 4 (100.00%) FortiGate
1 4 (100.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Aruba
1 4 (100.00%) Blue Coat
1 4 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) FireEye
1 4 (100.00%) Fortinet
1 4 (100.00%) IronPort
1 4 (100.00%) Juniper
1 4 (100.00%) Radware
1 4 (100.00%) Riverbed
1 4 (100.00%) SevOne
1 4 (100.00%) Sourcefire