Period
to 22 November 2017

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 6 months to 22 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)
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 79 112 64
Rank change year-on-year +33 -48 +14
Contract jobs citing SSL 12 46 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 1.31% 1.94% 2.78%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.26% 6.58% 15.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 31 38
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £525 £340 £469
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +54.41% -27.47% +34.70%
10th Percentile £338 £305 £305
90th Percentile £538 £540 £647
North East median daily rate £525 £345 £488
% change year-on-year +52.17% -29.23% +40.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 0
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate - £36.00 -
North East median hourly rate - £36.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year - +166.67% -

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 Tyne and Wear with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Tyne and Wear
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 228 699 267
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 24.84% 29.41% 17.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 186 465 141
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £345 £320 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.89% -24.71% +21.95%
10th Percentile £241 £206 £240
90th Percentile £538 £456 £653
North East median daily rate £339 £320 £391
% change year-on-year +5.86% -18.21% +20.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 71 37
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £15.80 £28.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -43.57% +12.00% +12.36%
10th Percentile £9.00 £15.00 £12.11
90th Percentile £32.05 £36.00 £40.45
North East median hourly rate £14.31 £28.00 £22.75
% change year-on-year -48.89% +23.08% -24.17%

SSL
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

Job postings citing SSL as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear.

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

SSL
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SSL in Tyne and Wear over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SSL 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SSL within the Tyne and Wear region over the 6 months to 22 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
Newcastle upon Tyne +39 12 £525 +53.28% 1
SSL
North East

For the 6 months to 22 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for SSL.

1 12 (100.00%) Java
1 12 (100.00%) Linux
1 12 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (100.00%) DevOps
2 7 (58.33%) Scala
2 7 (58.33%) Open Source
2 7 (58.33%) HTTP
2 7 (58.33%) TCP/IP
3 5 (41.67%) IBM
3 5 (41.67%) Sun
3 5 (41.67%) HP
3 5 (41.67%) BusinessObjects
3 5 (41.67%) Informatica
3 5 (41.67%) Red Hat
3 5 (41.67%) WebSphere MQ
3 5 (41.67%) Perl
3 5 (41.67%) SQL
3 5 (41.67%) Oracle
3 5 (41.67%) WebSphere Application Server
3 5 (41.67%) WebLogic
3 5 (41.67%) Unix
3 5 (41.67%) AIX
3 5 (41.67%) Workflow
3 5 (41.67%) Oracle Workflow
3 5 (41.67%) OO
3 5 (41.67%) JBoss
3 5 (41.67%) LDAP
3 5 (41.67%) Siebel
3 5 (41.67%) Intrusion Detection
3 5 (41.67%) WebSphere

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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (41.67%) JBoss
1 5 (41.67%) Oracle Workflow
1 5 (41.67%) WebLogic
1 5 (41.67%) WebSphere
1 5 (41.67%) WebSphere Application Server
2 4 (33.33%) FileNet
Business Applications
1 5 (41.67%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Communications & Networking
1 7 (58.33%) HTTP
1 7 (58.33%) TCP/IP
2 5 (41.67%) Intrusion Detection
2 5 (41.67%) LDAP
2 5 (41.67%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) BusinessObjects
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Developer
1 7 (58.33%) Java Developer
1 7 (58.33%) Java Scala Developer
1 7 (58.33%) Scala Developer
2 4 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Cloud Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Cloud Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) DevOps Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Open Source Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Operations Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) Software Packaging
1 5 (41.67%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (41.67%) DataPower
2 3 (25.00%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Linux
2 5 (41.67%) AIX
2 5 (41.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (41.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (100.00%) DevOps
2 7 (58.33%) Open Source
3 5 (41.67%) OO
3 5 (41.67%) Workflow
4 3 (25.00%) Change Control
4 3 (25.00%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) Java
2 7 (58.33%) Scala
3 5 (41.67%) Perl
3 5 (41.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
Systems Management
1 5 (41.67%) Forum Sentry
1 5 (41.67%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (41.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Axway
1 5 (41.67%) HP
1 5 (41.67%) IBM
1 5 (41.67%) Informatica
1 5 (41.67%) Oracle
1 5 (41.67%) Red Hat
1 5 (41.67%) Siebel
1 5 (41.67%) Sun