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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
Rank 52 - 28
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SSL 9 0 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 1.77% - 3.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.33% - 14.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 7
Average daily rate
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£400 - £255
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £325 £391
% change year-on-year
+13.84% -16.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 -
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -
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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
73 15 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 14.34% 8.02% 23.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 7 35
Average daily rate £350 £300 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £188 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £350 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 1 12
Average hourly rate £13.50 £15.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.90% -13.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £15.50 £18.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
- -9.89%

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 18 September 2014.

SSL Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

SSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 9 (75.00%) DNS
1 9 (75.00%) Cisco
1 9 (75.00%) Juniper
1 9 (75.00%) HP
1 9 (75.00%) CheckPoint
1 9 (75.00%) Firewall
1 9 (75.00%) Network Design
1 9 (75.00%) F5
1 9 (75.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 9 (75.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 8 (66.67%) Network Monitoring
2 8 (66.67%) Network Management
2 8 (66.67%) Incident Management
2 8 (66.67%) Service Management
2 8 (66.67%) WAN
2 8 (66.67%) Load Balancing
2 8 (66.67%) WhatsUp Gold
2 8 (66.67%) LAN
3 7 (58.33%) McAfee
3 7 (58.33%) QA
3 7 (58.33%) Cisco IOS
3 7 (58.33%) Service Delivery
4 6 (50.00%) Network Security
4 6 (50.00%) Cryptography
4 6 (50.00%) TippingPoint
4 6 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
4 6 (50.00%) Junos
5 5 (41.67%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (41.67%) vSphere
5 5 (41.67%) 3PAR

SSL
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 3 (25.00%) WebLogic
1 3 (25.00%) FileNet
1 3 (25.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (16.67%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 5 (41.67%) MS Office
1 5 (41.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (75.00%) Firewall
1 9 (75.00%) DNS
1 9 (75.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 9 (75.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 8 (66.67%) LAN
2 8 (66.67%) WAN
3 7 (58.33%) Cisco IOS
4 6 (50.00%) Network Security
4 6 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
4 6 (50.00%) Junos
5 5 (41.67%) SAN
6 3 (25.00%) LDAP
6 3 (25.00%) SMS
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Network Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) UNIX Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Network Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Build Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Cloud Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Network Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Network Support
3 1 (8.33%) Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Network Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) Cryptography
2 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Windows
1 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2003
1 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (25.00%) AIX
2 3 (25.00%) Linux
2 3 (25.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) Network Design
2 8 (66.67%) Incident Management
2 8 (66.67%) Load Balancing
2 8 (66.67%) Service Management
2 8 (66.67%) Network Management
2 8 (66.67%) Network Monitoring
3 7 (58.33%) Service Delivery
4 5 (41.67%) ITIL
5 4 (33.33%) Time Management
6 3 (25.00%) Workflow
7 2 (16.67%) Configuration Management
7 2 (16.67%) Change Control
8 1 (8.33%) Network Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) Java
1 3 (25.00%) Perl
1 3 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (58.33%) QA
2 5 (41.67%) JSP 440
System Software
1 5 (41.67%) Hyper-V
1 5 (41.67%) vSphere
1 5 (41.67%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (66.67%) WhatsUp Gold
2 3 (25.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 9 (75.00%) Cisco
1 9 (75.00%) HP
1 9 (75.00%) Juniper
1 9 (75.00%) CheckPoint
1 9 (75.00%) F5
2 7 (58.33%) McAfee
3 6 (50.00%) TippingPoint
4 5 (41.67%) 3PAR
4 5 (41.67%) EMC
5 3 (25.00%) Informatica
5 3 (25.00%) Red Hat
5 3 (25.00%) IBM
5 3 (25.00%) Sun
5 3 (25.00%) Business Objects
5 3 (25.00%) JBoss
5 3 (25.00%) Siebel
6 2 (16.67%) Oracle
6 2 (16.67%) Axway
7 1 (8.33%) Crossbeam
7 1 (8.33%) Riverbed
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