Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North East with a requirement for SSL skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SSL over the 6 months to 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
England > North East
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 87 110 72
Rank change year-on-year +23 -38 +15
Contract jobs citing SSL 13 58 47
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 1.06% 2.11% 2.34%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.87% 7.55% 13.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 37 39
North East median daily rate £525 £340 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +54.41% -30.26% +40.09%
10th Percentile £338 £305 £305
90th Percentile £538 £540 £647
England median daily rate £500 £438 £429
% change year-on-year +14.29% +2.04% +7.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 1
North East median hourly rate - £36.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +166.67% -
England median hourly rate £32.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -9.72% -10.00% +44.14%

SSL is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the North East with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
North East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 267 768 343
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 21.78% 27.95% 17.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 212 495 171
North East median daily rate £339 £320 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.86% -17.42% +19.23%
10th Percentile £195 £205 £228
90th Percentile £537 £456 £653
England median daily rate £403 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +0.63% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 78 50
North East median hourly rate £14.31 £28.00 £19.39
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -48.89% +44.44% -35.38%
10th Percentile £9.10 £15.00 £11.70
90th Percentile £31.80 £36.00 £39.18
England median hourly rate £18.70 £22.84 £20.50
% change year-on-year -18.11% +11.39% +2.50%

SSL
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings citing SSL as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North East.

Job vacancy trend for SSL in the North East

SSL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SSL in the North East.

Contractor daily rate trend for SSL in the North East

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SSL in the North East over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SSL in the North East

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing SSL in the North East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SSL in the North East

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Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SSL within the North East region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear +24 12 £525 +54.41%
Durham -3 1 - -
SSL
England

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SSL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North East region with a requirement for SSL.

1 13 (100.00%) Linux
2 12 (92.31%) Java
2 12 (92.31%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (92.31%) DevOps
3 7 (53.85%) Open Source
3 7 (53.85%) Scala
3 7 (53.85%) HTTP
3 7 (53.85%) TCP/IP
4 6 (46.15%) LDAP
4 6 (46.15%) Puppet
5 5 (38.46%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (38.46%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
5 5 (38.46%) Forum Sentry
5 5 (38.46%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (38.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (38.46%) DataPower
5 5 (38.46%) WebSphere
5 5 (38.46%) Axway
5 5 (38.46%) Software Packaging
5 5 (38.46%) Intrusion Detection
5 5 (38.46%) Network Security
5 5 (38.46%) Siebel
5 5 (38.46%) OO
5 5 (38.46%) JBoss
5 5 (38.46%) Perl
5 5 (38.46%) SQL
5 5 (38.46%) Oracle
5 5 (38.46%) WebSphere Application Server
5 5 (38.46%) WebLogic
5 5 (38.46%) Unix

SSL
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (38.46%) JBoss
1 5 (38.46%) Oracle Workflow
1 5 (38.46%) WebLogic
1 5 (38.46%) WebSphere
1 5 (38.46%) WebSphere Application Server
2 4 (30.77%) FileNet
3 1 (7.69%) Apache
Business Applications
1 5 (38.46%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Communications & Networking
1 7 (53.85%) HTTP
1 7 (53.85%) TCP/IP
2 6 (46.15%) LDAP
3 5 (38.46%) Intrusion Detection
3 5 (38.46%) Network Security
4 1 (7.69%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (38.46%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
1 1 (7.69%) GitLab
1 1 (7.69%) Mercurial
1 1 (7.69%) Phabricator
1 1 (7.69%) Subversion
1 1 (7.69%) Trac
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Developer
1 7 (53.85%) Java Developer
1 7 (53.85%) Java Scala Developer
1 7 (53.85%) Scala Developer
2 4 (30.77%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Cloud Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Cloud Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) DevOps Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Open Source Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (38.46%) Software Packaging
1 5 (38.46%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (38.46%) DataPower
2 3 (23.08%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Linux
2 5 (38.46%) AIX
2 5 (38.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (38.46%) Unix
3 1 (7.69%) CentOS
3 1 (7.69%) Ubuntu
3 1 (7.69%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (92.31%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (92.31%) DevOps
2 7 (53.85%) Open Source
3 5 (38.46%) OO
3 5 (38.46%) Workflow
4 3 (23.08%) Change Control
4 3 (23.08%) Configuration Management
5 1 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 12 (92.31%) Java
2 7 (53.85%) Scala
3 5 (38.46%) Perl
3 5 (38.46%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) Security Cleared
2 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
Systems Management
1 6 (46.15%) Puppet
2 5 (38.46%) Forum Sentry
2 5 (38.46%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (7.69%) FreeIPA
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Axway
1 5 (38.46%) HP
1 5 (38.46%) IBM
1 5 (38.46%) Informatica
1 5 (38.46%) Oracle
1 5 (38.46%) Red Hat
1 5 (38.46%) Siebel
1 5 (38.46%) Sun