The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Tyne and Wear region.

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 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
Rank 59 25 33
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +8
Contract jobs citing SSL 1 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 0.19% 2.87% 1.45%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.47% 13.95% 5.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 3
Average daily rate - £260 £232
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.31%
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £288 £301
% change year-on-year
+36.52% -4.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £43.41
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -19.37%
Communications & Networking Category
Tyne and Wear
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
68 43 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 12.62% 20.57% 24.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 20 30
Average daily rate £271 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.58% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £240 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 1
Average hourly rate £14.00 £10.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -22.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £28.25
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -20.35%
SSL
North East

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (100.00%) Business Objects
1 1 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) AIX
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) JBoss
1 1 (100.00%) LDAP
1 1 (100.00%) Siebel
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) Sun
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Informatica
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere MQ
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) FileNet
1 1 (100.00%) Workflow
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Workflow
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (100.00%) Axway
1 1 (100.00%) Software Packaging
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Change Control

SSL
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 1 (100.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (100.00%) FileNet
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Workflow
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) LDAP
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Linux Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere MQ
1 1 (100.00%) Software Packaging
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) AIX
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) Workflow
1 1 (100.00%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Business Objects
1 1 (100.00%) JBoss
1 1 (100.00%) Siebel
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) Sun
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Informatica
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (100.00%) Axway