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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
Rank 42 38 47
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +9
Contract jobs citing SSL 28 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 3.92% 1.27% 0.31%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 30.11% 6.76% 1.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 5 0
Average daily rate £408 £420 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.79% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £378 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.31% +16.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £17.11 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+148.39% -61.97%
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
93 74 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 13.01% 18.83% 18.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 48 32
Average daily rate £403 £413 £245
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.42% +68.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £265 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £451 £503
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 9
Average hourly rate £27.50 - £25.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.10 - £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 - £28.04
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

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 11 February 2016.

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 11 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -4 27 £417 -7.44% 1
SSL
North East

SSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 46 (90.20%) Java
2 43 (84.31%) Microsoft
2 43 (84.31%) WebSphere
3 41 (80.39%) Linux
4 40 (78.43%) J2EE
5 39 (76.47%) Configuration Management
6 34 (66.67%) .NET
7 33 (64.71%) Apache
7 33 (64.71%) IIS
8 31 (60.78%) FTP
8 31 (60.78%) HTTP
8 31 (60.78%) TCP/IP
9 29 (56.86%) Continuous Integration
10 27 (52.94%) Jetty
10 27 (52.94%) nginx
10 27 (52.94%) Jenkins
10 27 (52.94%) Tomcat
10 27 (52.94%) VMware
11 26 (50.98%) Xen
11 26 (50.98%) Servlets
11 26 (50.98%) VMware Infrastructure
12 25 (49.02%) DHCP
12 25 (49.02%) DNS
12 25 (49.02%) IPsec
13 21 (41.18%) Windows
13 21 (41.18%) Oracle
14 20 (39.22%) WebSphere Application Server
14 20 (39.22%) AIX
14 20 (39.22%) Solaris
14 20 (39.22%) Oracle HTTP Server

SSL
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 43 (84.31%) WebSphere
2 33 (64.71%) Apache
2 33 (64.71%) IIS
3 27 (52.94%) Jetty
3 27 (52.94%) nginx
3 27 (52.94%) Tomcat
4 20 (39.22%) Oracle Application Server
4 20 (39.22%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 20 (39.22%) WebSphere Application Server
5 12 (23.53%) WebLogic
6 11 (21.57%) Oracle 10gAS
7 10 (19.61%) PowerExchange
8 9 (17.65%) AquaLogic
8 9 (17.65%) MQSeries
8 9 (17.65%) Tuxedo
9 6 (11.76%) CICS
9 6 (11.76%) Oracle Spatial
10 3 (5.88%) JBoss
Applications
1 6 (11.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (5.88%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 15 (29.41%) Amazon AWS
1 15 (29.41%) Amazon EC2
1 15 (29.41%) Google App Engine
1 15 (29.41%) Google Cloud Platform
2 14 (27.45%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 31 (60.78%) FTP
1 31 (60.78%) HTTP
1 31 (60.78%) TCP/IP
2 25 (49.02%) DHCP
2 25 (49.02%) DNS
2 25 (49.02%) IPsec
3 6 (11.76%) WinSCP
4 2 (3.92%) Internet
5 1 (1.96%) Firewall
5 1 (1.96%) LAN
5 1 (1.96%) MPLS
5 1 (1.96%) Network Security
5 1 (1.96%) SAN
5 1 (1.96%) SNMP
5 1 (1.96%) VPN
5 1 (1.96%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (21.57%) BusinessObjects
1 11 (21.57%) PowerCenter
2 7 (13.73%) Oracle Database
2 7 (13.73%) Oracle Database 11g
2 7 (13.73%) SQL Server
3 6 (11.76%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
3 6 (11.76%) DB2
3 6 (11.76%) Easytrieve
3 6 (11.76%) MS Access
3 6 (11.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (11.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (9.80%) Data Mining
5 1 (1.96%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 27 (52.94%) Jenkins
2 11 (21.57%) Log4j
3 9 (17.65%) Eclipse
4 6 (11.76%) Visual Studio
5 3 (5.88%) Ant
5 3 (5.88%) StarTeam
General
1 11 (21.57%) Finance
2 6 (11.76%) Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (29.41%) Developer
2 8 (15.69%) Applications Developer
3 7 (13.73%) WebOps Engineer
4 6 (11.76%) DevOps Engineer
4 6 (11.76%) Microsoft Developer
4 6 (11.76%) Middleware Engineer
5 5 (9.80%) Web Engineer
6 4 (7.84%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 4 (7.84%) Operations Engineer
7 3 (5.88%) J2EE Developer
7 3 (5.88%) Java Developer
7 3 (5.88%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 3 (5.88%) Middleware Developer
8 2 (3.92%) Applications Consultant
8 2 (3.92%) Consultant
8 2 (3.92%) Linux Consultant
8 2 (3.92%) Senior Applications Developer
8 2 (3.92%) Senior Developer
8 2 (3.92%) Senior Microsoft Developer
8 2 (3.92%) WebSphere Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (78.43%) J2EE
2 34 (66.67%) .NET
3 26 (50.98%) Servlets
4 9 (17.65%) IBM Integration Bus
4 9 (17.65%) Middleware
5 6 (11.76%) ASP.NET
5 6 (11.76%) ISPF
6 3 (5.88%) EJB
6 3 (5.88%) JDBC
6 3 (5.88%) JSP
6 3 (5.88%) Swing
6 3 (5.88%) TIBCO EMS
7 2 (3.92%) Web Services
8 1 (1.96%) LAMP
8 1 (1.96%) WSDL
8 1 (1.96%) XML
8 1 (1.96%) XSD
8 1 (1.96%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.76%) IBM Mainframe
1 6 (11.76%) Mainframe
1 6 (11.76%) VSAM
2 5 (9.80%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.96%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.96%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 41 (80.39%) Linux
2 21 (41.18%) Windows
3 20 (39.22%) AIX
3 20 (39.22%) Solaris
4 9 (17.65%) OS/390
4 9 (17.65%) Unix
5 7 (13.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (11.76%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (76.47%) Configuration Management
2 29 (56.86%) Continuous Integration
3 18 (35.29%) Web Operations
4 17 (33.33%) DevOps
5 15 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (27.45%) Automated Testing
6 14 (27.45%) Unit Testing
7 9 (17.65%) Change Management
7 9 (17.65%) ITIL
7 9 (17.65%) Problem Management
7 9 (17.65%) QMS
7 9 (17.65%) Release Management
7 9 (17.65%) Service Delivery
8 8 (15.69%) Root Cause Analysis
8 8 (15.69%) Security Management
9 6 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (11.76%) CRM
10 4 (7.84%) Migration
11 3 (5.88%) Open Source
12 1 (1.96%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 46 (90.20%) Java
2 16 (31.37%) C++
3 15 (29.41%) Perl
4 9 (17.65%) C
5 7 (13.73%) JavaScript
6 6 (11.76%) Assembly Language
6 6 (11.76%) C#
6 6 (11.76%) CLIST
6 6 (11.76%) COBOL
6 6 (11.76%) JCL
6 6 (11.76%) REXX
6 6 (11.76%) VBA
7 1 (1.96%) Python
Qualifications
1 16 (31.37%) Security Cleared
2 9 (17.65%) SC Cleared
3 4 (7.84%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.92%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 26 (50.98%) VMware Infrastructure
1 26 (50.98%) Xen
2 6 (11.76%) Oracle RAC
2 6 (11.76%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 4 (7.84%) Puppet
2 2 (3.92%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 43 (84.31%) Microsoft
2 27 (52.94%) VMware
3 21 (41.18%) Oracle
4 20 (39.22%) Axway
5 15 (29.41%) Google
5 15 (29.41%) IBM
5 15 (29.41%) Sun
6 11 (21.57%) Genesys
6 11 (21.57%) Informatica
7 9 (17.65%) Fujitsu
7 9 (17.65%) Metastorm
8 7 (13.73%) Red Hat
8 7 (13.73%) SAP
9 6 (11.76%) CA
9 6 (11.76%) Micro Focus
9 6 (11.76%) Siebel
10 3 (5.88%) TIBCO
11 1 (1.96%) Dell
11 1 (1.96%) HP
11 1 (1.96%) Juniper