The first table below looks at the demand for HTTP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HTTP over the 3 months to 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Cheshire region.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
Rank 57 63 41
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -22
Contract jobs citing HTTP 9 4 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.12% 0.52% 2.95%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.57% 2.33% 15.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 15
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £375 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £429 £435 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £340
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £61.25 £22.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+172.22% -25.00%
Communications & Networking Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
137 172 163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 17.06% 22.43% 19.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 66 82
Average daily rate £300 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £320 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 24 14
Average hourly rate £19.00 £35.00 £19.09
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.71% +83.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £16.84 £14.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.57 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £24.38
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +4.61%
HTTP
North West

HTTP
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

HTTP Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

HTTP
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

HTTP Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

HTTP
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HTTP across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014.

HTTP Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

HTTP
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

HTTP Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

HTTP
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HTTP within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Crewe - 4 £435 - 2
Chester +5 1 £263 -30.00% 7
Northwich - - - -
Wilmslow - - - - 2
HTTP
North West

HTTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 16 (53.33%) Java
2 14 (46.67%) Linux
2 14 (46.67%) Continuous Integration
3 13 (43.33%) Firewall
4 12 (40.00%) WebSphere
4 12 (40.00%) DNS
5 11 (36.67%) Web Services
6 10 (33.33%) Configuration Management
6 10 (33.33%) Open Source
6 10 (33.33%) Puppet
7 9 (30.00%) DevOps
8 8 (26.67%) Jenkins
8 8 (26.67%) Performance Testing
8 8 (26.67%) Ruby
8 8 (26.67%) Maven
8 8 (26.67%) DHCP
9 7 (23.33%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (23.33%) Servlets
9 7 (23.33%) UNIX
9 7 (23.33%) Apache
9 7 (23.33%) Tomcat
9 7 (23.33%) JUnit
9 7 (23.33%) JavaScript
9 7 (23.33%) HTML
9 7 (23.33%) Red Hat
9 7 (23.33%) Jetty
9 7 (23.33%) Amazon EC2
9 7 (23.33%) Amazon S3
9 7 (23.33%) Amazon AWS
9 7 (23.33%) CentOS

HTTP
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 12 (40.00%) WebSphere
2 7 (23.33%) Jetty
2 7 (23.33%) nginx
2 7 (23.33%) OpenStack
2 7 (23.33%) Apache
2 7 (23.33%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.33%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) MS Office
1 1 (3.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (23.33%) Amazon EC2
1 7 (23.33%) Amazon S3
1 7 (23.33%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (23.33%) Route 53
1 7 (23.33%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (3.33%) SaaS
2 1 (3.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (43.33%) Firewall
2 12 (40.00%) DNS
3 8 (26.67%) DHCP
4 5 (16.67%) FTP
5 4 (13.33%) LAN
5 4 (13.33%) NetScaler
6 3 (10.00%) EIGRP
6 3 (10.00%) OSPF
6 3 (10.00%) Cisco IOS
6 3 (10.00%) TCP/IP
6 3 (10.00%) SSL
7 1 (3.33%) DMZ
7 1 (3.33%) Internet
7 1 (3.33%) VPN
7 1 (3.33%) Cisco PIX
7 1 (3.33%) Wireless
7 1 (3.33%) VLAN
7 1 (3.33%) BGP
7 1 (3.33%) WAN
7 1 (3.33%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (23.33%) Data Warehouse
1 7 (23.33%) Big Data
2 2 (6.67%) Couchbase
2 2 (6.67%) Relational Database
2 2 (6.67%) CouchDB
2 2 (6.67%) NoSQL
3 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.33%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 8 (26.67%) Maven
1 8 (26.67%) Jenkins
2 7 (23.33%) Cucumber
2 7 (23.33%) Hudson
2 7 (23.33%) JUnit
3 1 (3.33%) LoadRunner
3 1 (3.33%) JMeter
3 1 (3.33%) OpenSTA
3 1 (3.33%) Gradle
3 1 (3.33%) LoadUI
3 1 (3.33%) Ant
General
1 1 (3.33%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
1 1 (3.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (40.00%) Developer
2 4 (13.33%) WebSphere Developer
2 4 (13.33%) Network Engineer
3 3 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 3 (10.00%) ServiceNow Developer
3 3 (10.00%) Administrator
3 3 (10.00%) Java Developer
4 2 (6.67%) Analyst
5 1 (3.33%) Test Analyst
5 1 (3.33%) Consultant
5 1 (3.33%) .NET Developer
5 1 (3.33%) Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (3.33%) WebSphere Consultant
5 1 (3.33%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
5 1 (3.33%) Service Analyst
5 1 (3.33%) Web Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Senior Web Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Designer
5 1 (3.33%) Operations Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Senior Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (36.67%) Web Services
2 7 (23.33%) HTML
2 7 (23.33%) Servlets
3 6 (20.00%) CSS
3 6 (20.00%) XML
4 5 (16.67%) SOAP
4 5 (16.67%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 4 (13.33%) JSON
6 3 (10.00%) Spring
6 3 (10.00%) WebSphere MQ
6 3 (10.00%) RESTful
7 2 (6.67%) ActiveMQ
7 2 (6.67%) Spring MVC
7 2 (6.67%) .NET
7 2 (6.67%) ASP.NET
8 1 (3.33%) JDBC
8 1 (3.33%) JSP
8 1 (3.33%) Flash
8 1 (3.33%) XML Schema
8 1 (3.33%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 10 (33.33%) Open Source
2 2 (6.67%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.33%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 14 (46.67%) Linux
2 7 (23.33%) UNIX
2 7 (23.33%) CentOS
3 6 (20.00%) Windows
4 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (6.67%) Ubuntu
5 1 (3.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (46.67%) Continuous Integration
2 10 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 9 (30.00%) DevOps
4 8 (26.67%) Performance Testing
5 7 (23.33%) JVM Tuning
6 5 (16.67%) TDD
7 4 (13.33%) ITSM
7 4 (13.33%) Scrum
7 4 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (10.00%) MVC
8 3 (10.00%) Migration
8 3 (10.00%) Network Load Balancing
9 2 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
9 2 (6.67%) BDD
9 2 (6.67%) ATDD
9 2 (6.67%) Pair Programming
10 1 (3.33%) Business Analysis
10 1 (3.33%) Incident Management
10 1 (3.33%) Requirements Management
10 1 (3.33%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 16 (53.33%) Java
2 8 (26.67%) Ruby
3 7 (23.33%) JavaScript
4 3 (10.00%) SQL
5 2 (6.67%) C#
6 1 (3.33%) T-SQL
6 1 (3.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (13.33%) CCNP
1 4 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (10.00%) CCIP
3 2 (6.67%) Security Cleared
4 1 (3.33%) MCP
4 1 (3.33%) ISEB
4 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) QA
2 1 (3.33%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (6.67%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 10 (33.33%) Puppet
2 7 (23.33%) Vagrant
3 3 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (3.33%) OpenView
4 1 (3.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 7 (23.33%) Red Hat
1 7 (23.33%) RightScale
2 5 (16.67%) IBM
3 4 (13.33%) Cisco
3 4 (13.33%) F5
4 3 (10.00%) ServiceNow
4 3 (10.00%) Riverbed
4 3 (10.00%) Citrix
5 1 (3.33%) Juniper
5 1 (3.33%) Lotus
5 1 (3.33%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.33%) HP
5 1 (3.33%) Blue Coat
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Crewe, Cheshire
LA International
Rate: £420 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Alexander Mann Solutions
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago