The table below looks at the statistics for HTTP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheltenham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HTTP over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
Rank 21 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing HTTP 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 3.16% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.75% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate £400 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.13 £39.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-3.48% -12.22%
HTTP
Gloucestershire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Cheltenham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
16 28 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 16.84% 18.79% 24.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 7 4
Average daily rate £375 £495 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.24% +32.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £334 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £495 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £19.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +23.80%

HTTP
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

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

HTTP Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

HTTP
Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

HTTP Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

HTTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham 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 3 (75.00%) Tomcat
1 3 (75.00%) ITIL
1 3 (75.00%) JBoss
1 3 (75.00%) HP
1 3 (75.00%) Service Management
1 3 (75.00%) Change Management
1 3 (75.00%) Scrum
1 3 (75.00%) VMware
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) Kanban
1 3 (75.00%) DV Cleared
1 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
1 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (75.00%) DevOps
2 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (50.00%) OpenStack
2 2 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 2 (50.00%) Atlassian
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (50.00%) CentOS
2 2 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 2 (50.00%) Puppet
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL V3
2 2 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (50.00%) SOAP
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Python

HTTP
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham 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 3 (75.00%) JBoss
1 3 (75.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (50.00%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) 3G
1 1 (25.00%) 3GPP
1 1 (25.00%) DHCP
1 1 (25.00%) DNS
1 1 (25.00%) DVB
1 1 (25.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (25.00%) FTP
1 1 (25.00%) GPRS
1 1 (25.00%) GSM
1 1 (25.00%) HSPA
1 1 (25.00%) LTE
1 1 (25.00%) RTP
1 1 (25.00%) Telnet
1 1 (25.00%) VoIP
1 1 (25.00%) VSAT
1 1 (25.00%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (50.00%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Administrator
1 2 (50.00%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Linux Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Fat Client
1 1 (25.00%) Streaming Video
1 1 (25.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) CentOS
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) Change Management
1 3 (75.00%) DevOps
1 3 (75.00%) ITIL
1 3 (75.00%) Kanban
1 3 (75.00%) Scrum
1 3 (75.00%) Service Management
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL V3
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (25.00%) SOA
3 1 (25.00%) Test Planning
3 1 (25.00%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Bash Shell
1 2 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) DV Cleared
1 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) MCSE
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (50.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) HP
1 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) Atlassian
2 2 (50.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft