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 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
Rank 87 73 102
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +29
Contract jobs citing HTTP 32 47 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.45% 1.88% 0.94%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.94% 8.82% 3.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 32 13
Median daily rate £363 £423 £308
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.20% +37.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £301 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £525 £478
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
- +13.33%
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
461 533 652
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 20.86% 21.29% 26.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 231 279 239
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £208 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £495 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £360 £344
% change year-on-year
+1.38% +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 21 25
Median hourly rate £36.00 £18.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+94.59% +5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £10.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £39.70 £59.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £21.01 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+38.06% -6.64%

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 29 September 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 29 September 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 £375 -11.76% 7
Slough +12 10 £363 -3.65%
Newbury +3 4 - -
Bracknell -2 4 £444 +4.47%
HTTP
South East

HTTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 41 (56.16%) Windows
2 39 (53.42%) TCP/IP
3 34 (46.58%) CSS
4 28 (38.36%) HTML
4 28 (38.36%) Linux
4 28 (38.36%) Marketing
5 27 (36.99%) JavaScript
5 27 (36.99%) DNS
6 25 (34.25%) Microsoft
7 24 (32.88%) IIS
8 19 (26.03%) C#
8 19 (26.03%) .NET
9 18 (24.66%) Bash Shell
10 17 (23.29%) Red Hat
10 17 (23.29%) Internet
11 16 (21.92%) C
12 15 (20.55%) C++
12 15 (20.55%) PHP
12 15 (20.55%) DHCP
12 15 (20.55%) FTP
12 15 (20.55%) VMware
12 15 (20.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 14 (19.18%) Hyper-V
13 14 (19.18%) VMware Infrastructure
13 14 (19.18%) Load Balancing
13 14 (19.18%) Telecoms
13 14 (19.18%) IPsec
13 14 (19.18%) Finance
13 14 (19.18%) VPN
13 14 (19.18%) Apache

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 24 (32.88%) IIS
2 14 (19.18%) Apache
3 5 (6.85%) Drupal
3 5 (6.85%) Joomla!
3 5 (6.85%) WordPress
4 4 (5.48%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.74%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.37%) iPlanet
6 1 (1.37%) JBoss
6 1 (1.37%) MQSeries
6 1 (1.37%) OpenStack
6 1 (1.37%) SAS
6 1 (1.37%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.37%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 13 (17.81%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 12 (16.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (2.74%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.37%) SAP Business ByDesign
Cloud Services
1 12 (16.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (6.85%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (4.11%) Boomi
4 2 (2.74%) IaaS
4 2 (2.74%) SuccessFactors
5 1 (1.37%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (1.37%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (53.42%) TCP/IP
2 27 (36.99%) DNS
3 17 (23.29%) Internet
4 15 (20.55%) DHCP
4 15 (20.55%) FTP
5 14 (19.18%) HTTPS
5 14 (19.18%) IPsec
5 14 (19.18%) Software-Defined Networking
5 14 (19.18%) SSL
5 14 (19.18%) VPN
6 13 (17.81%) BGP
6 13 (17.81%) IPv6
7 11 (15.07%) Wireshark
8 9 (12.33%) Firewall
8 9 (12.33%) SMTP
9 8 (10.96%) BIG-IP
10 7 (9.59%) Cisco ASA
10 7 (9.59%) Cisco PIX
10 7 (9.59%) FWSM
10 7 (9.59%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (16.44%) MySQL
2 10 (13.70%) SQL Server
3 7 (9.59%) RDBMS
3 7 (9.59%) Relational Database
4 4 (5.48%) Oracle Database
4 4 (5.48%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.37%) DB2
5 1 (1.37%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.37%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 8 (10.96%) Visual Studio
2 5 (6.85%) GoCD
2 5 (6.85%) Jasmine
3 3 (4.11%) Git (software)
3 3 (4.11%) SoapUI
4 2 (2.74%) Fiddler
4 2 (2.74%) Jenkins
4 2 (2.74%) JUnit
4 2 (2.74%) SpecFlow
4 2 (2.74%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.37%) Bitbucket
5 1 (1.37%) DbUnit
5 1 (1.37%) JIRA
5 1 (1.37%) jMock
5 1 (1.37%) Maven
5 1 (1.37%) Mockito
5 1 (1.37%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (1.37%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.37%) TestNG
General
1 28 (38.36%) Marketing
2 14 (19.18%) Finance
2 14 (19.18%) Telecoms
3 12 (16.44%) Electronics
3 12 (16.44%) Manufacturing
4 4 (5.48%) German Language
5 2 (2.74%) Back Office
5 2 (2.74%) Billing
5 2 (2.74%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (34.25%) Support Engineer
2 10 (13.70%) Developer
3 9 (12.33%) Network Engineer
4 8 (10.96%) Azure Engineer
4 8 (10.96%) Escalation Engineer
5 7 (9.59%) Network Support
5 7 (9.59%) Network Support Engineer
5 7 (9.59%) Security Engineer
6 6 (8.22%) IP Engineer
6 6 (8.22%) IP Security Engineer
7 5 (6.85%) Administrator
7 5 (6.85%) Software Developer
7 5 (6.85%) Web Administrator
8 4 (5.48%) Software Engineer
8 4 (5.48%) Web Engineer
9 3 (4.11%) Applications Engineer
9 3 (4.11%) Integration Developer
9 3 (4.11%) Systems Administrator
9 3 (4.11%) Video On Demand Engineer
9 3 (4.11%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (46.58%) CSS
2 28 (38.36%) HTML
3 19 (26.03%) .NET
4 13 (17.81%) .NET Framework
5 11 (15.07%) XML
6 8 (10.96%) Node.js
6 8 (10.96%) Web Services
7 7 (9.59%) ASP.NET
7 7 (9.59%) ASP.NET MVC
7 7 (9.59%) JSON
8 6 (8.22%) DCOM
9 5 (6.85%) AngularJS
9 5 (6.85%) REST
9 5 (6.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 4 (5.48%) LAMP
10 4 (5.48%) SOAP
11 3 (4.11%) COM
11 3 (4.11%) JDBC
11 3 (4.11%) Middleware
11 3 (4.11%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 14 (19.18%) Public Cloud
2 9 (12.33%) Computer Science
3 6 (8.22%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 6 (8.22%) MPEG
3 6 (8.22%) Virtual Team
4 5 (6.85%) STB
5 4 (5.48%) Video on Demand
6 2 (2.74%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.74%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.37%) Clustering
7 1 (1.37%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.37%) Digital TV
7 1 (1.37%) Grid Computing
7 1 (1.37%) HP Storage
7 1 (1.37%) HP StoreVirtual
7 1 (1.37%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 41 (56.16%) Windows
2 28 (38.36%) Linux
3 15 (20.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 11 (15.07%) Windows Server
5 10 (13.70%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (8.22%) Unix
7 5 (6.85%) Ubuntu
8 2 (2.74%) Debian
8 2 (2.74%) Solaris
9 1 (1.37%) AIX
9 1 (1.37%) CentOS
9 1 (1.37%) Mac OS
9 1 (1.37%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (19.18%) Load Balancing
2 13 (17.81%) Business Intelligence
2 13 (17.81%) Programme Management
3 12 (16.44%) Digital Marketing
4 11 (15.07%) Mentoring
5 10 (13.70%) Workflow
6 9 (12.33%) DevOps
6 9 (12.33%) Presales
6 9 (12.33%) Process Improvement
7 8 (10.96%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (10.96%) MVC
8 6 (8.22%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (8.22%) Continuous Delivery
8 6 (8.22%) Deep Packet Inspection
8 6 (8.22%) High Availability
8 6 (8.22%) Multi-Factor Authentication
8 6 (8.22%) OO
8 6 (8.22%) Scrum
8 6 (8.22%) Software Testing
8 6 (8.22%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 27 (36.99%) JavaScript
2 19 (26.03%) C#
3 18 (24.66%) Bash Shell
4 16 (21.92%) C
5 15 (20.55%) C++
5 15 (20.55%) PHP
6 11 (15.07%) Java
6 11 (15.07%) VB
6 11 (15.07%) VB.NET
7 9 (12.33%) SQL
8 7 (9.59%) Python
9 6 (8.22%) VB6
10 5 (6.85%) F#
10 5 (6.85%) Go
10 5 (6.85%) Haskell
10 5 (6.85%) OCaml
10 5 (6.85%) PowerShell
10 5 (6.85%) Ruby
10 5 (6.85%) Rust
10 5 (6.85%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (13.70%) CCNP
1 10 (13.70%) Cisco Certification
1 10 (13.70%) Degree
2 8 (10.96%) MCSA
2 8 (10.96%) MCSD
2 8 (10.96%) MCSE
2 8 (10.96%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (8.22%) CCSA
3 6 (8.22%) CCSE
3 6 (8.22%) CISSP
4 4 (5.48%) CCIE
4 4 (5.48%) CCNA
5 3 (4.11%) CCVP
5 3 (4.11%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (2.74%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.37%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.59%) SLA
2 1 (1.37%) JSP 440
2 1 (1.37%) QA
2 1 (1.37%) SDET
System Software
1 14 (19.18%) Hyper-V
1 14 (19.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (8.22%) ProxySG
3 5 (6.85%) Docker
4 4 (5.48%) Active Directory
5 3 (4.11%) Xen
6 1 (1.37%) Ceph
6 1 (1.37%) Dovecot
6 1 (1.37%) iptables
6 1 (1.37%) KVM
6 1 (1.37%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (1.37%) Sendmail
6 1 (1.37%) Squid
6 1 (1.37%) VMware ESX
6 1 (1.37%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (12.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 7 (9.59%) FortiGate
3 5 (6.85%) Kubernetes
4 3 (4.11%) Cisco CUCM
4 3 (4.11%) Cisco UCCE
5 2 (2.74%) Ansible
5 2 (2.74%) Puppet
6 1 (1.37%) BMC PATROL
6 1 (1.37%) Cacti
6 1 (1.37%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (1.37%) HAProxy
6 1 (1.37%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (1.37%) Nagios
6 1 (1.37%) NetBackup
6 1 (1.37%) OpenView
6 1 (1.37%) Oracle ZFS
6 1 (1.37%) RANCID
6 1 (1.37%) Terraform
6 1 (1.37%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 25 (34.25%) Microsoft
2 17 (23.29%) Red Hat
3 15 (20.55%) VMware
4 13 (17.81%) SAP
5 12 (16.44%) Cisco
6 8 (10.96%) CheckPoint
6 8 (10.96%) F5
7 6 (8.22%) Blue Coat
8 5 (6.85%) Oracle
9 3 (4.11%) Dell
10 2 (2.74%) Concur
10 2 (2.74%) Fortinet
10 2 (2.74%) HP
10 2 (2.74%) Juniper
10 2 (2.74%) Palo Alto
11 1 (1.37%) Atlassian
11 1 (1.37%) Barracuda Networks
11 1 (1.37%) Opsware
11 1 (1.37%) Qualys
11 1 (1.37%) Sonatype
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