The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland with a requirement for SSL skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SSL over the 3 months to 24 June 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)
UK / Northern Ireland
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 22
Contract jobs citing SSL 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland - - 1.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 4.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £488 £388 £350
% change year-on-year +26.00% +10.71%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £40.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year - +2.56%  

SSL is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Northern Ireland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 42 36 25
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland 11.86% 36.00% 28.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 14 12
Median daily rate £350 £388 £213
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.67% +82.35%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £308 £121
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £501
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £368 £345
% change year-on-year +2.04% +6.52%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Median hourly rate - £18.50 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -42.18%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £32.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -13.84% +30.00%  

SSL
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Northern Ireland citing SSL as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for SSL in Northern Ireland

SSL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SSL in Northern Ireland