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 20 November 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
20 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
Rank 60 - 26
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SSL 7 0 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 1.13% - 4.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.80% - 17.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 4
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£347 - £255
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 - £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £389 - £259
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £333
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £28.75 -
% change year-on-year
-4.34% -
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
103 22 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 16.61% 10.48% 24.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 12 26
Average daily rate £348 £315 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.47% -3.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £240 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.88% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 0 16
Average hourly rate £27.50 - £18.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 - £13.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.69 £22.25 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +5.95%

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
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 20 November 2014.

SSL Daily Rate Histogram 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 20 November 2014. 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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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 - 5 £320 -
SSL
North East

SSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 11 (84.62%) DNS
1 11 (84.62%) Cisco
1 11 (84.62%) Juniper
1 11 (84.62%) CheckPoint
1 11 (84.62%) Firewall
1 11 (84.62%) Network Design
1 11 (84.62%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 11 (84.62%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 11 (84.62%) F5
2 10 (76.92%) Network Monitoring
2 10 (76.92%) Network Management
2 10 (76.92%) WhatsUp Gold
2 10 (76.92%) Incident Management
2 10 (76.92%) Load Balancing
2 10 (76.92%) Service Management
2 10 (76.92%) Service Delivery
2 10 (76.92%) HP
2 10 (76.92%) LAN
2 10 (76.92%) WAN
3 9 (69.23%) McAfee
3 9 (69.23%) Cisco IOS
4 8 (61.54%) Network Security
4 8 (61.54%) TippingPoint
4 8 (61.54%) QA
4 8 (61.54%) Cryptography
4 8 (61.54%) Cisco ASA
4 8 (61.54%) Junos
5 7 (53.85%) 3PAR
5 7 (53.85%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (53.85%) Windows Server 2008

SSL
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 20 November 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.

Applications
1 6 (46.15%) MS Office
1 6 (46.15%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 11 (84.62%) Firewall
1 11 (84.62%) DNS
1 11 (84.62%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 11 (84.62%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 10 (76.92%) LAN
2 10 (76.92%) WAN
3 9 (69.23%) Cisco IOS
4 8 (61.54%) Network Security
4 8 (61.54%) Cisco ASA
4 8 (61.54%) Junos
5 7 (53.85%) SAN
6 4 (30.77%) SMS
7 2 (15.38%) HTTP
7 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
Job Titles
1 10 (76.92%) Network Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Network Consultant
2 2 (15.38%) Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Support Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Network Support Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Network Support
3 1 (7.69%) Network Architect
Miscellaneous
1 8 (61.54%) Cryptography
2 2 (15.38%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 7 (53.85%) Windows
1 7 (53.85%) Windows Server 2003
1 7 (53.85%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (15.38%) Linux
2 2 (15.38%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (84.62%) Network Design
2 10 (76.92%) Incident Management
2 10 (76.92%) Load Balancing
2 10 (76.92%) Service Management
2 10 (76.92%) Service Delivery
2 10 (76.92%) Network Management
2 10 (76.92%) Network Monitoring
3 7 (53.85%) ITIL
4 5 (38.46%) Time Management
5 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (15.38%) DevOps
5 2 (15.38%) Configuration Management
5 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (7.69%) Network Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) Java
1 2 (15.38%) PHP
1 2 (15.38%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) Security Cleared
2 3 (23.08%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (61.54%) QA
2 7 (53.85%) JSP 440
System Software
1 7 (53.85%) Hyper-V
1 7 (53.85%) vSphere
1 7 (53.85%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 10 (76.92%) WhatsUp Gold
2 4 (30.77%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (15.38%) Puppet
3 2 (15.38%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 11 (84.62%) Juniper
1 11 (84.62%) CheckPoint
1 11 (84.62%) Cisco
1 11 (84.62%) F5
2 10 (76.92%) HP
3 9 (69.23%) McAfee
4 8 (61.54%) TippingPoint
5 7 (53.85%) EMC
5 7 (53.85%) 3PAR
6 1 (7.69%) Riverbed
6 1 (7.69%) Crossbeam