The table below looks at the statistics for HTTP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HTTP over the 3 months to 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
Rank 90 86 105
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +19
Contract jobs citing HTTP 27 36 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.05% 1.43% 0.82%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.49% 5.63% 3.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 12 9
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£398 £383 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.92% +17.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £211 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £434 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £61.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-46.93% +172.22%
HTTP
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
601 640 637
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 23.39% 25.45% 26.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 267 214 207
Average daily rate £325 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £215 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £475 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +4.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 14 25
Average hourly rate £35.00 £17.50 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -27.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £13.90 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.06 £42.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+7.62% -21.56%

HTTP
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing HTTP across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

HTTP Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

HTTP
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing HTTP across the Berkshire region.

HTTP Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

HTTP
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HTTP across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 28 July 2015.

HTTP Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

HTTP
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing HTTP across the Berkshire region.

HTTP Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

HTTP
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HTTP within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 28 July 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Maidenhead +3 8 £398 +47.22%
Newbury - 7 - - 1
Bracknell -1 5 £413 -8.33% 1
Reading -9 5 £450 +15.38% 12
HTTP
South East

HTTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing HTTP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited HTTP.

1 38 (48.72%) Windows
2 29 (37.18%) Firewall
3 28 (35.90%) Cisco
3 28 (35.90%) VPN
4 26 (33.33%) DNS
5 24 (30.77%) HTML
6 23 (29.49%) SMTP
6 23 (29.49%) CheckPoint
7 22 (28.21%) TCP/IP
7 22 (28.21%) LAN
8 21 (26.92%) WAN
8 21 (26.92%) JavaScript
8 21 (26.92%) Active Directory
8 21 (26.92%) MPLS
8 21 (26.92%) Windows 7
9 20 (25.64%) XML
10 17 (21.79%) Java
10 17 (21.79%) JMS
10 17 (21.79%) IBM
11 16 (20.51%) Project Management
12 15 (19.23%) Back Office
12 15 (19.23%) SSL
12 15 (19.23%) MS Visio
12 15 (19.23%) DB2
13 14 (17.95%) SOAP
13 14 (17.95%) DataPower
13 14 (17.95%) Agile Software Development
13 14 (17.95%) WebSphere
14 13 (16.67%) UNIX
14 13 (16.67%) Linux

HTTP
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing HTTP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited HTTP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 14 (17.95%) WebSphere
2 12 (15.38%) Apache
3 11 (14.10%) WebSphere Application Server
4 8 (10.26%) WebLogic
5 5 (6.41%) IIS
6 2 (2.56%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 2 (2.56%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 2 (2.56%) IBM HTTP Server
7 1 (1.28%) Tomcat
Applications
1 15 (19.23%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.28%) Fredhopper
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 29 (37.18%) Firewall
2 28 (35.90%) VPN
3 26 (33.33%) DNS
4 23 (29.49%) SMTP
5 22 (28.21%) TCP/IP
5 22 (28.21%) LAN
6 21 (26.92%) WAN
6 21 (26.92%) MPLS
7 15 (19.23%) SSL
8 11 (14.10%) HTTPS
9 9 (11.54%) FTP
9 9 (11.54%) Internet
10 6 (7.69%) 3G
10 6 (7.69%) SSH
10 6 (7.69%) SNMP
10 6 (7.69%) 4G
10 6 (7.69%) Radio Access Network
11 4 (5.13%) VoLTE
11 4 (5.13%) Skype
11 4 (5.13%) SIGTRAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (19.23%) DB2
2 11 (14.10%) Big Data
3 4 (5.13%) MySQL
4 2 (2.56%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.56%) MongoDB
4 2 (2.56%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.28%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 3 (3.85%) Maven
2 2 (2.56%) JIRA
2 2 (2.56%) Selenium
2 2 (2.56%) QUnit
2 2 (2.56%) Grunt
2 2 (2.56%) Karma Test Runner
2 2 (2.56%) JSHint
2 2 (2.56%) Bower
2 2 (2.56%) webpack
2 2 (2.56%) gulp
2 2 (2.56%) Visual Studio
2 2 (2.56%) Subversion
3 1 (1.28%) Fiddler
3 1 (1.28%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.28%) Cucumber
General
1 15 (19.23%) Back Office
2 8 (10.26%) Finance
3 7 (8.97%) Telecoms
4 6 (7.69%) Retail
5 5 (6.41%) Marketing
6 2 (2.56%) Billing
6 2 (2.56%) Front Office
7 1 (1.28%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 21 (26.92%) Developer
2 12 (15.38%) Architect
3 11 (14.10%) Infrastructure Architect
4 9 (11.54%) Infrastructure Manager
5 8 (10.26%) Support Engineer
6 6 (7.69%) Consultant
6 6 (7.69%) Network Architect
6 6 (7.69%) JavaScript Developer
7 5 (6.41%) Analyst
7 5 (6.41%) Tester
8 4 (5.13%) Project Manager
8 4 (5.13%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 4 (5.13%) Technical Project Manager
8 4 (5.13%) Technical Manager
8 4 (5.13%) Technical Tester
8 4 (5.13%) WebSphere Developer
8 4 (5.13%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
9 3 (3.85%) Network Infrastructure Architect
9 3 (3.85%) Infrastructure Team Leader
9 3 (3.85%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (30.77%) HTML
2 20 (25.64%) XML
3 17 (21.79%) JMS
4 14 (17.95%) SOAP
5 12 (15.38%) CSS
6 11 (14.10%) WSDL
6 11 (14.10%) Middleware
7 10 (12.82%) RESTful
8 9 (11.54%) HTML5
8 9 (11.54%) WebSphere MQ
8 9 (11.54%) CSS3
8 9 (11.54%) AngularJS
9 8 (10.26%) Backbone.js
9 8 (10.26%) DOM
10 7 (8.97%) Web Services
10 7 (8.97%) .NET
11 6 (7.69%) XHTML
11 6 (7.69%) LAMP
11 6 (7.69%) Dojo
12 5 (6.41%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 14 (17.95%) DataPower
2 8 (10.26%) User Experience
3 6 (7.69%) Mobile App
4 3 (3.85%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.85%) Clustering
4 3 (3.85%) Cryptography
5 2 (2.56%) Device Driver
5 2 (2.56%) Web 2.0
5 2 (2.56%) Graphic Design
5 2 (2.56%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 2 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.28%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.28%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (1.28%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.28%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.28%) Mobile Payment
6 1 (1.28%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.28%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.28%) Data Integration
6 1 (1.28%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 38 (48.72%) Windows
2 21 (26.92%) Windows 7
3 13 (16.67%) UNIX
3 13 (16.67%) Linux
4 5 (6.41%) AIX
5 4 (5.13%) Android
6 3 (3.85%) Solaris
7 1 (1.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.28%) FreeBSD
7 1 (1.28%) Windows CE
7 1 (1.28%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (20.51%) Project Management
2 14 (17.95%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (14.10%) High Availability
3 11 (14.10%) Low Latency
4 8 (10.26%) User Stories
4 8 (10.26%) Web Development
4 8 (10.26%) Configuration Management
5 6 (7.69%) OO
5 6 (7.69%) E-Commerce
5 6 (7.69%) Garbage Collection
6 5 (6.41%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (5.13%) Validation
7 4 (5.13%) Test Planning
7 4 (5.13%) Memory Management
7 4 (5.13%) Requirements Analysis
8 3 (3.85%) MVC
8 3 (3.85%) Service Delivery
9 2 (2.56%) SEO
9 2 (2.56%) DNA
9 2 (2.56%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 21 (26.92%) JavaScript
2 17 (21.79%) Java
3 6 (7.69%) C#
3 6 (7.69%) C++
3 6 (7.69%) PHP
4 5 (6.41%) Perl
5 4 (5.13%) SQL
5 4 (5.13%) VB.NET
5 4 (5.13%) Python
6 2 (2.56%) Shell Script
6 2 (2.56%) Jython
6 2 (2.56%) Groovy
6 2 (2.56%) Scala
6 2 (2.56%) C
7 1 (1.28%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.28%) Ruby
7 1 (1.28%) XPath
Qualifications
1 8 (10.26%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (7.69%) CCNA
2 6 (7.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 6 (7.69%) MCITP
3 3 (3.85%) IBM Certification
4 2 (2.56%) CCSA
4 2 (2.56%) CCSE
4 2 (2.56%) Degree
4 2 (2.56%) CISSP
4 2 (2.56%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.28%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 21 (26.92%) Active Directory
2 6 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.56%) ProxySG
4 1 (1.28%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (1.28%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (2.56%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 28 (35.90%) Cisco
2 23 (29.49%) CheckPoint
3 17 (21.79%) IBM
4 9 (11.54%) Oracle
5 6 (7.69%) VMware
6 4 (5.13%) Microsoft
7 3 (3.85%) F5
8 2 (2.56%) Blue Coat
8 2 (2.56%) SAP
8 2 (2.56%) TIBCO
9 1 (1.28%) Adobe
9 1 (1.28%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.28%) Google
9 1 (1.28%) Assembla
Berkshire
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + Dependent on skills and experience.
Posted: 3 hours ago
Berkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £325 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Berkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £370 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Berkshire
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £450 - £530 per day
Posted: 19 days ago