The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 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 26 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)
North East / Tyne and Wear
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 92 48
Contract jobs citing SSL 0 27 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear - 1.92% 1.91%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 4.85% 11.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 22 9
Median daily rate - £321 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +16.54%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £488 £388 £345
% change year-on-year +26.00% +12.48%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £36.00 -
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 Tyne and Wear with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Tyne and Wear
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 87 557 104
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 22.54% 39.59% 16.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 348 54
Median daily rate £342 £295 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.93% +7.27%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £218 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £423 £347
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 43 13
Median hourly rate £17.00 £28.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -39.28% +86.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.25 £19.50 £13.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £36.00 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £31.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -7.93% +26.00%  

SSL
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 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 Tyne and Wear

SSL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SSL in Tyne and Wear.

Contractor daily rate trend for SSL in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for SSL.

1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) HTTP
2 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 2 (66.67%) Software Distribution
2 2 (66.67%) Patch Management
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 10
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) Virtual Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) Prototyping
2 2 (66.67%) Windows XP
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) VB
2 2 (66.67%) HTTPS
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) REXX
2 2 (66.67%) Tcl
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 2 (66.67%) Configuration Management
2 2 (66.67%) MSI
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) JSON
3 1 (33.33%) CSS
3 1 (33.33%) XML
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) IntelliJ
3 1 (33.33%) Play Framework

SSL
Co-occurring IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) HTTP
2 2 (66.67%) HTTPS
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MSI
2 1 (33.33%) IntelliJ
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) CSS
1 1 (33.33%) JSON
1 1 (33.33%) Play Framework
1 1 (33.33%) XML
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 10
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Configuration Management
1 2 (66.67%) Patch Management
1 2 (66.67%) Prototyping
1 2 (66.67%) Software Distribution
1 2 (66.67%) Virtual Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) Microservices
2 1 (33.33%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
1 2 (66.67%) REXX
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
1 2 (66.67%) Tcl
1 2 (66.67%) VB
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) Scala
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (33.33%) Puppet