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 29 March 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
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 74 52 -
Rank change year-on-year -22 -  
Contract jobs citing SSL 3 15 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 0.52% 2.16% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.78% 17.65% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 0
Median daily rate £390 £300 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.00% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +15.62% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £42.75 £17.11
% change year-on-year -60.23% +149.85%  

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 108 85 58
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 18.69% 12.21% 12.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 44 36
Median daily rate £385 £285 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +35.08% -5.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £230 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £507 £420 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 2
Median hourly rate £40.00 £16.99 £26.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +135.43% -36.48%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.25 £16.99 £26.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £17.29 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year -39.18% +25.42%  

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

SSL
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SSL in Tyne and Wear over the 3 months to 29 March 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 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newcastle upon Tyne -21 3 £390 +30.00% 1
SSL
North East

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 13 (81.25%) Unix
1 13 (81.25%) AIX
1 13 (81.25%) Linux
2 12 (75.00%) Windows
2 12 (75.00%) Java
2 12 (75.00%) Configuration Management
3 11 (68.75%) IBM
3 11 (68.75%) Puppet
4 10 (62.50%) DevOps
4 10 (62.50%) SQL
5 9 (56.25%) Perl
5 9 (56.25%) Sun
5 9 (56.25%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (50.00%) Change Control
6 8 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
6 8 (50.00%) WebSphere
6 8 (50.00%) Software Packaging
6 8 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (50.00%) HP
6 8 (50.00%) BusinessObjects
6 8 (50.00%) Red Hat
6 8 (50.00%) Workflow
6 8 (50.00%) OO
6 8 (50.00%) LDAP
7 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (43.75%) Active Directory
7 7 (43.75%) PowerShell
8 6 (37.50%) Docker
8 6 (37.50%) Oracle
8 6 (37.50%) WebSphere Application Server

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 8 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 6 (37.50%) WebSphere Application Server
3 5 (31.25%) Confluence
4 4 (25.00%) WebLogic
5 3 (18.75%) FileNet
5 3 (18.75%) JBoss
5 3 (18.75%) MQSeries
5 3 (18.75%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 3 (18.75%) Oracle Workflow
6 2 (12.50%) Apache
6 2 (12.50%) IIS
6 2 (12.50%) Jetty
6 2 (12.50%) Mongrel
6 2 (12.50%) nginx
6 2 (12.50%) SAS
6 2 (12.50%) Tomcat
7 1 (6.25%) AquaLogic
7 1 (6.25%) Oracle Application Server
7 1 (6.25%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
1 2 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (18.75%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 1 (6.25%) OpenText MBPM
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 5 (31.25%) OpenShift
2 2 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (12.50%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (12.50%) Google App Engine
2 2 (12.50%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (12.50%) IaaS
2 2 (12.50%) PaaS
2 2 (12.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (50.00%) LDAP
2 5 (31.25%) HTTP
3 3 (18.75%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
4 2 (12.50%) DHCP
4 2 (12.50%) DNS
4 2 (12.50%) FTP
4 2 (12.50%) HTTPS
4 2 (12.50%) IPsec
4 2 (12.50%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (50.00%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (12.50%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 2 (12.50%) SAS Enterprise Miner
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
3 1 (6.25%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 5 (31.25%) Git (software)
1 5 (31.25%) JIRA
2 2 (12.50%) Jenkins
2 2 (12.50%) MSI
2 2 (12.50%) Travis CI
3 1 (6.25%) IntelliJ
General
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Consultant
2 3 (18.75%) Middleware Consultant
2 3 (18.75%) Support Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) Cloud Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (50.00%) Software Packaging
2 3 (18.75%) IBM Integration Bus
2 3 (18.75%) J2EE
2 3 (18.75%) Middleware
2 3 (18.75%) WebSphere MQ
3 2 (12.50%) .NET
3 2 (12.50%) Servlets
4 1 (6.25%) CSS
4 1 (6.25%) JSON
4 1 (6.25%) Play Framework
4 1 (6.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (56.25%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (18.75%) DataPower
3 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.25%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 13 (81.25%) AIX
1 13 (81.25%) Linux
1 13 (81.25%) Unix
2 12 (75.00%) Windows
3 8 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (31.25%) Windows Server
5 4 (25.00%) Windows XP
6 3 (18.75%) OS/390
6 3 (18.75%) Solaris
7 2 (12.50%) Windows 10
7 2 (12.50%) Windows 2000
7 2 (12.50%) Windows 7
7 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (75.00%) Configuration Management
2 10 (62.50%) DevOps
3 8 (50.00%) Change Control
3 8 (50.00%) OO
3 8 (50.00%) Workflow
4 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (31.25%) ITIL
6 3 (18.75%) Open Source
7 2 (12.50%) Change Management
7 2 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (12.50%) Data Management
7 2 (12.50%) High Availability
7 2 (12.50%) ITSM
7 2 (12.50%) Patch Management
7 2 (12.50%) Performance Management
7 2 (12.50%) Prototyping
7 2 (12.50%) Service Management
7 2 (12.50%) Software Distribution
7 2 (12.50%) Virtual Infrastructure
8 1 (6.25%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 12 (75.00%) Java
2 10 (62.50%) SQL
3 9 (56.25%) Perl
4 7 (43.75%) PowerShell
5 2 (12.50%) REXX
5 2 (12.50%) Tcl
5 2 (12.50%) VB
6 1 (6.25%) C
6 1 (6.25%) C++
6 1 (6.25%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
2 2 (12.50%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (43.75%) Active Directory
2 6 (37.50%) Docker
3 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (12.50%) Xen
Systems Management
1 11 (68.75%) Puppet
2 8 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (18.75%) Forum Sentry
4 2 (12.50%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 11 (68.75%) IBM
2 9 (56.25%) Sun
3 8 (50.00%) HP
3 8 (50.00%) Red Hat
4 6 (37.50%) Oracle
5 5 (31.25%) Atlassian
5 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
6 4 (25.00%) Axway
7 3 (18.75%) Informatica
7 3 (18.75%) Siebel
8 2 (12.50%) Google
8 2 (12.50%) VMware