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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SSL over the 3 months to 29 May 2015 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
Rank 47 49 25
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -24
Contract jobs citing SSL 11 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 1.84% 0.63% 2.08%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.36% 6.00% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 3
Average daily rate
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£275 £260 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.76% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £300
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £25.25 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+54.45% -22.30%
SSL
North East

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
89 50 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 14.91% 10.53% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 37 15
Average daily rate £288 £280 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.68% -6.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £378 £301
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 2
Average hourly rate £26.75 £10.25 £10.56
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+160.97% -2.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.05 £10.05 £10.51
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £10.45 £10.61
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -20.00%

SSL
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SSL across the Tyne and Wear region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SSL within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newcastle upon Tyne +1 10 £275 +5.76% 2
Sunderland - 1 - -
SSL
North East

SSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 11 (78.57%) Java
1 11 (78.57%) Linux
1 11 (78.57%) Configuration Management
2 10 (71.43%) WebSphere
3 9 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (57.14%) DNS
5 7 (50.00%) Network Security
6 6 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (42.86%) UNIX
6 6 (42.86%) HTTP
6 6 (42.86%) TCP/IP
7 5 (35.71%) DHCP
7 5 (35.71%) FTP
7 5 (35.71%) Siebel
7 5 (35.71%) IBM
7 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
7 5 (35.71%) Sun
7 5 (35.71%) JBoss
7 5 (35.71%) Apache
7 5 (35.71%) Tomcat
7 5 (35.71%) LDAP
7 5 (35.71%) Perl
7 5 (35.71%) Servlets
7 5 (35.71%) SQL
7 5 (35.71%) .NET
7 5 (35.71%) J2EE
7 5 (35.71%) Oracle
7 5 (35.71%) WebSphere Application Server
7 5 (35.71%) Business Objects
7 5 (35.71%) WebLogic

SSL
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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.

Application Platforms
1 10 (71.43%) WebSphere
2 5 (35.71%) JBoss
2 5 (35.71%) Apache
2 5 (35.71%) Tomcat
2 5 (35.71%) WebSphere Application Server
2 5 (35.71%) WebLogic
2 5 (35.71%) IIS
2 5 (35.71%) FileNet
2 5 (35.71%) Jetty
2 5 (35.71%) nginx
3 4 (28.57%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Office
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (35.71%) Cloud Computing
1 5 (35.71%) Amazon EC2
1 5 (35.71%) Google App Engine
1 5 (35.71%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (35.71%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 8 (57.14%) DNS
2 7 (50.00%) Network Security
3 6 (42.86%) HTTP
3 6 (42.86%) TCP/IP
4 5 (35.71%) DHCP
4 5 (35.71%) FTP
4 5 (35.71%) LDAP
4 5 (35.71%) Intrusion Detection
4 5 (35.71%) IPsec
5 3 (21.43%) Firewall
5 3 (21.43%) Cisco IOS
5 3 (21.43%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 3 (21.43%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 1 (7.14%) LAN
6 1 (7.14%) WAN
6 1 (7.14%) SAN
6 1 (7.14%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (7.14%) Junos
Development Applications
1 5 (35.71%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 3 (21.43%) UNIX Engineer
1 3 (21.43%) Network Engineer
1 3 (21.43%) Build Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Technical Specialist
3 1 (7.14%) Release Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Build and Release Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) DevOps Specialist
3 1 (7.14%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (35.71%) Servlets
1 5 (35.71%) .NET
1 5 (35.71%) J2EE
1 5 (35.71%) WebSphere MQ
1 5 (35.71%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) DataPower
1 5 (35.71%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (21.43%) Cryptography
2 3 (21.43%) Data Centre
3 2 (14.29%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 11 (78.57%) Linux
2 6 (42.86%) UNIX
3 5 (35.71%) AIX
3 5 (35.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (14.29%) Windows
5 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (78.57%) Configuration Management
2 9 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (35.71%) Workflow
4 5 (35.71%) Open Source
4 5 (35.71%) Change Control
4 5 (35.71%) DevOps
5 4 (28.57%) Unit Testing
5 4 (28.57%) Automated Testing
6 3 (21.43%) Load Balancing
6 3 (21.43%) Network Design
7 2 (14.29%) Time Management
7 2 (14.29%) Service Delivery
8 1 (7.14%) ITIL
8 1 (7.14%) Incident Management
8 1 (7.14%) Service Management
8 1 (7.14%) Network Monitoring
8 1 (7.14%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (78.57%) Java
2 5 (35.71%) Perl
2 5 (35.71%) SQL
3 1 (7.14%) PHP
3 1 (7.14%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) QA
1 1 (7.14%) JSP 440
System Software
1 5 (35.71%) Xen
1 5 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V
2 1 (7.14%) vSphere
2 1 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (35.71%) Puppet
1 5 (35.71%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (7.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (7.14%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Siebel
1 5 (35.71%) IBM
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
1 5 (35.71%) Sun
1 5 (35.71%) Oracle
1 5 (35.71%) Business Objects
1 5 (35.71%) VMware
1 5 (35.71%) Axway
1 5 (35.71%) Google
1 5 (35.71%) Informatica
1 5 (35.71%) Red Hat
2 4 (28.57%) HP
3 3 (21.43%) Cisco
3 3 (21.43%) Juniper
3 3 (21.43%) McAfee
3 3 (21.43%) CheckPoint
3 3 (21.43%) F5
4 1 (7.14%) EMC
4 1 (7.14%) TippingPoint
4 1 (7.14%) 3PAR