The table below looks at the statistics for HTTP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HTTP over the 3 months to 31 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
Rank 92 83 89
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +6
Contract jobs citing HTTP 26 43 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.14% 1.65% 1.36%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.34% 7.40% 5.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 27 15
Median daily rate £363 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.70% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £356 £346 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £538 £477
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £33.64 £50.00
% change year-on-year
-55.41% -32.72%
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
487 581 653
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 21.43% 22.29% 26.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 240 280 240
Median daily rate £365 £330 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.60% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £208 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 29 20
Median hourly rate £37.50 £20.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+87.50% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £36.00 £59.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £21.53 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+67.24% -4.33%

HTTP
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing HTTP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 31 August 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HTTP within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 31 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Reading -4 11 £369 -13.23% 10
Slough - 9 £363 - 2
Bracknell -5 1 £488 +14.70% 3
Newbury -11 1 - - 1
HTTP
South East

HTTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 31 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing HTTP 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for HTTP.

1 47 (62.67%) Windows
2 38 (50.67%) TCP/IP
3 37 (49.33%) CSS
4 35 (46.67%) DNS
5 30 (40.00%) Microsoft
5 30 (40.00%) Linux
5 30 (40.00%) Marketing
6 27 (36.00%) .NET
7 26 (34.67%) C#
8 24 (32.00%) HTML
9 22 (29.33%) C++
9 22 (29.33%) VPN
10 21 (28.00%) DHCP
10 21 (28.00%) JavaScript
10 21 (28.00%) IIS
10 21 (28.00%) Load Balancing
10 21 (28.00%) IPsec
10 21 (28.00%) Hyper-V
10 21 (28.00%) Software-Defined Networking
10 21 (28.00%) Public Cloud
11 20 (26.67%) MS Excel
11 20 (26.67%) IPv6
11 20 (26.67%) Red Hat
11 20 (26.67%) BGP
12 19 (25.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 18 (24.00%) Windows Server
13 18 (24.00%) SSL
13 18 (24.00%) C
13 18 (24.00%) Degree
14 17 (22.67%) VB

HTTP
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 21 (28.00%) IIS
2 10 (13.33%) Apache
3 5 (6.67%) Drupal
3 5 (6.67%) Joomla!
3 5 (6.67%) WordPress
4 4 (5.33%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.67%) OpenStack
5 2 (2.67%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.33%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.33%) IBM HTTP Server
6 1 (1.33%) iPlanet
6 1 (1.33%) JBoss
6 1 (1.33%) MQSeries
6 1 (1.33%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.33%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.33%) WebLogic Portal
6 1 (1.33%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 20 (26.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (10.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (2.67%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.33%) SAP Business ByDesign
Cloud Services
1 16 (21.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.00%) Boomi
3 2 (2.67%) IaaS
3 2 (2.67%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 38 (50.67%) TCP/IP
2 35 (46.67%) DNS
3 22 (29.33%) VPN
4 21 (28.00%) DHCP
4 21 (28.00%) IPsec
4 21 (28.00%) Software-Defined Networking
5 20 (26.67%) BGP
5 20 (26.67%) IPv6
6 18 (24.00%) SSL
7 14 (18.67%) Internet
8 12 (16.00%) FTP
9 11 (14.67%) HTTPS
9 11 (14.67%) SMTP
10 10 (13.33%) Firewall
10 10 (13.33%) Wireshark
11 9 (12.00%) BIG-IP
12 8 (10.67%) Cisco ASA
12 8 (10.67%) Cisco PIX
12 8 (10.67%) FWSM
12 8 (10.67%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (12.00%) MySQL
2 7 (9.33%) RDBMS
2 7 (9.33%) Relational Database
2 7 (9.33%) SQL Server
3 4 (5.33%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.67%) DB2
4 2 (2.67%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.33%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.33%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 9 (12.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (4.00%) Fiddler
2 3 (4.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (4.00%) SoapUI
3 2 (2.67%) GoCD
3 2 (2.67%) Jasmine
3 2 (2.67%) SpecFlow
3 2 (2.67%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.33%) DbUnit
4 1 (1.33%) Introscope
4 1 (1.33%) jMock
4 1 (1.33%) JUnit
4 1 (1.33%) Mockito
4 1 (1.33%) TeamCity
General
1 30 (40.00%) Marketing
2 10 (13.33%) Finance
2 10 (13.33%) Telecoms
3 8 (10.67%) Electronics
3 8 (10.67%) Manufacturing
4 4 (5.33%) German Language
5 2 (2.67%) Back Office
5 2 (2.67%) Billing
5 2 (2.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 30 (40.00%) Support Engineer
2 11 (14.67%) Azure Engineer
3 9 (12.00%) Network Engineer
4 8 (10.67%) Administrator
4 8 (10.67%) Escalation Engineer
4 8 (10.67%) Network Support
4 8 (10.67%) Network Support Engineer
5 7 (9.33%) IP Engineer
5 7 (9.33%) IP Security Engineer
5 7 (9.33%) Security Engineer
6 6 (8.00%) Developer
7 5 (6.67%) Software Engineer
7 5 (6.67%) Web Administrator
8 4 (5.33%) Technical Support
8 4 (5.33%) Web Engineer
8 4 (5.33%) Windows Engineer
9 3 (4.00%) Applications Support
9 3 (4.00%) Systems Administrator
9 3 (4.00%) Technical Engineer
9 3 (4.00%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (49.33%) CSS
2 27 (36.00%) .NET
3 24 (32.00%) HTML
4 17 (22.67%) XML
5 13 (17.33%) .NET Framework
6 9 (12.00%) Node.js
6 9 (12.00%) Web Services
7 8 (10.67%) ASP.NET
7 8 (10.67%) REST
8 7 (9.33%) ASP.NET MVC
9 6 (8.00%) DCOM
9 6 (8.00%) SOAP
10 5 (6.67%) Middleware
11 4 (5.33%) JSON
12 3 (4.00%) Ajax
12 3 (4.00%) COM
12 3 (4.00%) JDBC
12 3 (4.00%) Oracle Fusion
12 3 (4.00%) XMPP
13 2 (2.67%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 21 (28.00%) Public Cloud
2 16 (21.33%) Computer Science
3 7 (9.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 3 (4.00%) Virtual Team
5 2 (2.67%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.67%) Client/Server
5 2 (2.67%) DataPower
5 2 (2.67%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.67%) MPEG
6 1 (1.33%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.33%) Clustering
6 1 (1.33%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.33%) Digital TV
6 1 (1.33%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.33%) Grid Computing
6 1 (1.33%) HP Storage
6 1 (1.33%) HP StoreVirtual
6 1 (1.33%) PKI
6 1 (1.33%) STB
Operating Systems
1 47 (62.67%) Windows
2 30 (40.00%) Linux
3 19 (25.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 18 (24.00%) Windows Server
5 10 (13.33%) Ubuntu
6 9 (12.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (9.33%) Unix
8 1 (1.33%) AIX
8 1 (1.33%) Solaris
8 1 (1.33%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (28.00%) Load Balancing
2 17 (22.67%) Mentoring
3 16 (21.33%) Workflow
4 15 (20.00%) Presales
4 15 (20.00%) Process Improvement
5 12 (16.00%) Software Testing
6 9 (12.00%) Business Intelligence
6 9 (12.00%) High Availability
6 9 (12.00%) MVC
6 9 (12.00%) Programme Management
7 8 (10.67%) Digital Marketing
8 7 (9.33%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (9.33%) DDoS Mitigation
8 7 (9.33%) Deep Packet Inspection
8 7 (9.33%) Multi-Factor Authentication
8 7 (9.33%) Two-Factor Authentication
9 6 (8.00%) ITIL
10 5 (6.67%) Garbage Collection
10 5 (6.67%) Memory Management
10 5 (6.67%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 26 (34.67%) C#
2 22 (29.33%) C++
3 21 (28.00%) JavaScript
4 18 (24.00%) C
5 17 (22.67%) VB
6 13 (17.33%) Java
7 11 (14.67%) PowerShell
7 11 (14.67%) VB.NET
7 11 (14.67%) VBScript
8 10 (13.33%) Bash Shell
9 9 (12.00%) PHP
10 7 (9.33%) SQL
11 6 (8.00%) VB6
12 4 (5.33%) Python
13 3 (4.00%) Groovy
13 3 (4.00%) Ruby
14 2 (2.67%) Go
14 2 (2.67%) Haskell
14 2 (2.67%) OCaml
14 2 (2.67%) Rust
Qualifications
1 18 (24.00%) Degree
2 14 (18.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 13 (17.33%) MCSA
3 13 (17.33%) MCSD
3 13 (17.33%) MCSE
4 11 (14.67%) CCNP
4 11 (14.67%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (9.33%) CCSA
5 7 (9.33%) CCSE
5 7 (9.33%) CISSP
6 4 (5.33%) CCIE
6 4 (5.33%) CCNA
7 3 (4.00%) CCVP
7 3 (4.00%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (2.67%) Security Cleared
9 1 (1.33%) MCITP
9 1 (1.33%) MCTS
9 1 (1.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.00%) SLA
2 1 (1.33%) JSP 440
2 1 (1.33%) QA
2 1 (1.33%) SDET
System Software
1 21 (28.00%) Hyper-V
2 10 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (9.33%) ProxySG
4 5 (6.67%) Active Directory
5 2 (2.67%) Docker
6 1 (1.33%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (1.33%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (1.33%) Xen
Systems Management
1 15 (20.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 7 (9.33%) FortiGate
3 3 (4.00%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (4.00%) Cisco UCCE
4 2 (2.67%) Kubernetes
5 1 (1.33%) Ansible
5 1 (1.33%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (1.33%) CA Single Sign-On
5 1 (1.33%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (1.33%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (1.33%) Nagios
5 1 (1.33%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.33%) OpenView
5 1 (1.33%) Puppet
5 1 (1.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 30 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 20 (26.67%) Red Hat
3 12 (16.00%) Cisco
3 12 (16.00%) VMware
4 10 (13.33%) F5
5 9 (12.00%) SAP
6 8 (10.67%) CheckPoint
7 7 (9.33%) Blue Coat
8 6 (8.00%) Oracle
9 3 (4.00%) Dell
10 2 (2.67%) Concur
10 2 (2.67%) Fortinet
10 2 (2.67%) HP
10 2 (2.67%) IBM
11 1 (1.33%) 3PAR
11 1 (1.33%) ATG
11 1 (1.33%) Foundry
11 1 (1.33%) Opsware
11 1 (1.33%) Qualys
11 1 (1.33%) Symantec
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