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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SSL over the 3 months to 16 September 2014 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
Rank 22 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SSL 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 0.82% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.33% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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- - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £323 £392
% change year-on-year
+14.72% -17.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 -
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -
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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
12 17 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 9.84% 14.17% 15.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 17
Average daily rate £375 £260 £150
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.23% +73.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £239 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £323 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
- -10.00%

SSL
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SSL across the Northern Ireland region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) FTP
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Sun
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) CISSP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) SSCP
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (100.00%) OPNET
1 1 (100.00%) GIAC
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) GCIH
1 1 (100.00%) Ethical Hacking
1 1 (100.00%) CEH
1 1 (100.00%) Snort
1 1 (100.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Wireshark
1 1 (100.00%) Reverse Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) ArcSight
1 1 (100.00%) LogLogic
1 1 (100.00%) SIEM
1 1 (100.00%) GPEN

SSL
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northern Ireland 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) FTP
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (100.00%) Wireshark
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Security Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) IT Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) Ethical Hacking
1 1 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Reverse Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) SIEM
1 1 (100.00%) Vulnerability Management
1 1 (100.00%) Mentoring
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) CISSP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) SSCP
1 1 (100.00%) GIAC
1 1 (100.00%) GCIH
1 1 (100.00%) CEH
1 1 (100.00%) GPEN
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Snort
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) OPNET
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Sun
1 1 (100.00%) ArcSight
1 1 (100.00%) LogLogic