The table below looks at the statistics for SSL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Tyne and Wear region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SSL over the 3 months to 22 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
North East / Tyne and Wear
Rank 79 41 45
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +4
Contract jobs citing SSL 10 26 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 1.27% 3.76% 1.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.99% 27.96% 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 22 5
Median daily rate £340 £408 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.71% -2.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £296 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £436 £530 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Tyne and Wear region.

Communications & Networking Category
Tyne and Wear
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
167 93 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 21.25% 13.44% 18.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 48 42
Median daily rate £335 £417 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.56% +14.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £295 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £533 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.36% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 8 0
Median hourly rate £29.00 £21.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.09% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +20.83%

SSL
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

SSL Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

SSL
Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

SSL Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

SSL
Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SSL across the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 22 January 2017.

SSL Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

SSL
Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SSL across the Tyne and Wear region.

SSL Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

SSL
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SSL within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 22 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
Newcastle upon Tyne -36 10 £340 -16.71%
SSL
North East

SSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 22 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for SSL.

1 26 (78.79%) Configuration Management
2 25 (75.76%) Java
3 23 (69.70%) Unix
3 23 (69.70%) AIX
3 23 (69.70%) Linux
4 22 (66.67%) WebSphere
5 21 (63.64%) Puppet
5 21 (63.64%) IBM
5 21 (63.64%) DevOps
6 19 (57.58%) Sun
6 19 (57.58%) Windows
7 18 (54.55%) Perl
8 16 (48.48%) Oracle
8 16 (48.48%) WebSphere Application Server
8 16 (48.48%) Microsoft
9 15 (45.45%) WebLogic
9 15 (45.45%) SQL
10 14 (42.42%) Red Hat
10 14 (42.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 14 (42.42%) Axway
10 14 (42.42%) Opscode Chef
10 14 (42.42%) Analytical Skills
11 13 (39.39%) Software Packaging
11 13 (39.39%) Workflow
11 13 (39.39%) Agile Software Development
11 13 (39.39%) Change Control
11 13 (39.39%) HP
11 13 (39.39%) BusinessObjects
11 13 (39.39%) ITIL
11 13 (39.39%) OO

SSL
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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 (66.67%) WebSphere
2 16 (48.48%) WebSphere Application Server
3 15 (45.45%) WebLogic
4 9 (27.27%) JBoss
5 8 (24.24%) FileNet
5 8 (24.24%) MQSeries
5 8 (24.24%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 8 (24.24%) Oracle Workflow
6 6 (18.18%) Apache
6 6 (18.18%) AquaLogic
6 6 (18.18%) IIS
6 6 (18.18%) Jetty
6 6 (18.18%) Mongrel
6 6 (18.18%) nginx
6 6 (18.18%) Oracle Application Server
6 6 (18.18%) Tomcat
6 6 (18.18%) Tuxedo
7 5 (15.15%) Confluence
8 2 (6.06%) OpenStack
8 2 (6.06%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.06%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (24.24%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 6 (18.18%) OpenText MBPM
3 2 (6.06%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (3.03%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 6 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (18.18%) Amazon EC2
1 6 (18.18%) Google App Engine
1 6 (18.18%) Google Cloud Platform
2 5 (15.15%) OpenShift
3 4 (12.12%) IaaS
3 4 (12.12%) PaaS
3 4 (12.12%) SaaS
4 2 (6.06%) HP Helion
5 1 (3.03%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 13 (39.39%) LDAP
2 11 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 9 (27.27%) HTTP
4 8 (24.24%) Intrusion Detection
5 7 (21.21%) Network Security
6 6 (18.18%) DHCP
6 6 (18.18%) DNS
6 6 (18.18%) FTP
6 6 (18.18%) IPsec
7 2 (6.06%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (39.39%) BusinessObjects
2 4 (12.12%) SQL Server
3 2 (6.06%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 2 (6.06%) SAS Enterprise Miner
Development Applications
1 7 (21.21%) Jenkins
2 6 (18.18%) Travis CI
3 5 (15.15%) Git (software)
3 5 (15.15%) JIRA
General
1 1 (3.03%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (51.52%) DevOps Engineer
2 5 (15.15%) Cloud Engineer
3 4 (12.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Consultant
4 3 (9.09%) Linux Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Middleware Consultant
4 3 (9.09%) Support Consultant
4 3 (9.09%) Technical Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Support
5 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Operations Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Support Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) WebOps Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Junior DevOps
6 1 (3.03%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 1 (3.03%) Middleware Specialist
6 1 (3.03%) Senior Support Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) Web Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Workflow Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (39.39%) Software Packaging
2 11 (33.33%) J2EE
3 8 (24.24%) IBM Integration Bus
3 8 (24.24%) Middleware
3 8 (24.24%) WebSphere MQ
4 6 (18.18%) .NET
4 6 (18.18%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 14 (42.42%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (24.24%) DataPower
3 6 (18.18%) Private Cloud
4 2 (6.06%) Clustering
4 2 (6.06%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (6.06%) Management Information System
5 1 (3.03%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 23 (69.70%) AIX
1 23 (69.70%) Linux
1 23 (69.70%) Unix
2 19 (57.58%) Windows
3 14 (42.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 12 (36.36%) Windows Server
5 8 (24.24%) OS/390
5 8 (24.24%) Solaris
6 3 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (6.06%) Windows 2000
7 2 (6.06%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (78.79%) Configuration Management
2 21 (63.64%) DevOps
3 13 (39.39%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (39.39%) Change Control
3 13 (39.39%) ITIL
3 13 (39.39%) OO
3 13 (39.39%) Workflow
4 9 (27.27%) Open Source
5 8 (24.24%) Change Management
5 8 (24.24%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (24.24%) Problem Management
6 6 (18.18%) Release Management
6 6 (18.18%) Service Delivery
7 5 (15.15%) Root Cause Analysis
8 4 (12.12%) Data Management
8 4 (12.12%) QMS
8 4 (12.12%) Security Management
9 3 (9.09%) Web Operations
10 2 (6.06%) Performance Management
10 2 (6.06%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 25 (75.76%) Java
2 18 (54.55%) Perl
3 15 (45.45%) SQL
4 6 (18.18%) C++
5 5 (15.15%) C
5 5 (15.15%) PowerShell
6 1 (3.03%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.03%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (24.24%) Security Cleared
2 5 (15.15%) ITIL Certification
2 5 (15.15%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (12.12%) SC Cleared
4 3 (9.09%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (9.09%) MCSA
5 2 (6.06%) MCP
5 2 (6.06%) MCTS
6 1 (3.03%) Degree
6 1 (3.03%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (3.03%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (30.30%) Active Directory
2 7 (21.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (18.18%) Xen
4 5 (15.15%) Docker
5 4 (12.12%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (9.09%) vSphere
7 2 (6.06%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 21 (63.64%) Puppet
2 14 (42.42%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (6.06%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 2 (6.06%) SCCM
Vendors
1 21 (63.64%) IBM
2 19 (57.58%) Sun
3 16 (48.48%) Microsoft
3 16 (48.48%) Oracle
4 14 (42.42%) Axway
4 14 (42.42%) Red Hat
5 13 (39.39%) HP
6 8 (24.24%) Informatica
6 8 (24.24%) Siebel
7 7 (21.21%) VMware
8 6 (18.18%) Google
9 5 (15.15%) Atlassian
10 4 (12.12%) Fujitsu