The table below looks at the statistics for HTTPS skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HTTPS over the 3 months to 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HyperText Transport Protocol, Secure (HTTPS)
Rank 170 197 188
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -9
Contract jobs citing HTTPS 16 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.31% 0.051% 0.086%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.38% 0.46% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 5
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.84% +42.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £406 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £454 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
-3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.05 - £36.50
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Communications & Networking Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
673 658 831
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.20% 11.27% 14.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 489 415 555
Average daily rate £400 £376 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.52% -6.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £600 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £320
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 24 45
Average hourly rate £18.70 £20.00 £44.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.50% -54.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £14.65 £16.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £33.75 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+43.45% -11.11%

HTTPS
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

HTTPS Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

HTTPS
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing HTTPS across the City of London region.

HTTPS Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

HTTPS
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing HTTPS across the City of London region.

HTTPS Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

HTTPS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing HTTPS 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 HTTPS.

1 11 (47.83%) HTTP
1 11 (47.83%) Finance
2 9 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (39.13%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (34.78%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (26.09%) Remedy
4 6 (26.09%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 6 (26.09%) SSL
4 6 (26.09%) Microsoft
4 6 (26.09%) Middleware
4 6 (26.09%) JMS
4 6 (26.09%) SOA
4 6 (26.09%) Windows
4 6 (26.09%) C#
4 6 (26.09%) Oracle
4 6 (26.09%) WebLogic
4 6 (26.09%) JDBC
4 6 (26.09%) Billing
4 6 (26.09%) JIRA
4 6 (26.09%) Oracle RAC
4 6 (26.09%) Oracle BI EE
4 6 (26.09%) Revenue Management
4 6 (26.09%) Oracle Fusion
4 6 (26.09%) Oracle ODI
4 6 (26.09%) Documaker
4 6 (26.09%) Bash Shell
4 6 (26.09%) WebCenter
4 6 (26.09%) Oracle Service Bus
4 6 (26.09%) Data Quality
4 6 (26.09%) Oracle SOA Suite

HTTPS
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing HTTPS 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 HTTPS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (26.09%) WebLogic
1 6 (26.09%) Oracle Service Bus
1 6 (26.09%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 4 (17.39%) IIS
3 3 (13.04%) WebLogic Portal
3 3 (13.04%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 2 (8.70%) NetWeaver
4 2 (8.70%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.35%) MS Office
2 1 (4.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (26.09%) Documaker
2 3 (13.04%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (8.70%) SAP R/3
4 1 (4.35%) SAP xRPM
4 1 (4.35%) SAP GRC
Communications & Networking
1 11 (47.83%) HTTP
2 6 (26.09%) SSL
3 4 (17.39%) Firewall
3 4 (17.39%) VPN
4 2 (8.70%) MPLS
4 2 (8.70%) OSPF
4 2 (8.70%) Internet
4 2 (8.70%) BGP
4 2 (8.70%) IPsec
4 2 (8.70%) DNS
4 2 (8.70%) TCP/IP
4 2 (8.70%) WAN
4 2 (8.70%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (8.70%) VLAN
4 2 (8.70%) HSRP
4 2 (8.70%) DMVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (26.09%) Oracle BI EE
1 6 (26.09%) Oracle ODI
2 3 (13.04%) Oracle Database
2 3 (13.04%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 3 (13.04%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (4.35%) SAP HANA
3 1 (4.35%) Spotfire
3 1 (4.35%) QlikView
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 6 (26.09%) JIRA
2 4 (17.39%) Fiddler
2 4 (17.39%) Selenium
2 4 (17.39%) SpecFlow
2 4 (17.39%) Cucumber
2 4 (17.39%) WebDriver
3 2 (8.70%) Xcode
3 2 (8.70%) Jenkins
4 1 (4.35%) NWDI
4 1 (4.35%) NWDS
4 1 (4.35%) Android Studio
4 1 (4.35%) Gradle
General
1 11 (47.83%) Finance
2 6 (26.09%) Billing
3 1 (4.35%) Law
3 1 (4.35%) Legal
3 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (30.43%) Developer
2 5 (21.74%) Consultant
3 3 (13.04%) Middleware Team Leader
3 3 (13.04%) Oracle Consultant
3 3 (13.04%) Team Leader
3 3 (13.04%) Oracle Team Leader
4 2 (8.70%) Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) SAP Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Network Support
4 2 (8.70%) SAP Consultant
4 2 (8.70%) Business Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Mac Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Android Developer
5 1 (4.35%) iOS Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Middleware Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) Portal Developer
5 1 (4.35%) SAP Portal Developer
5 1 (4.35%) SAP GRC Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Commercial Manager
5 1 (4.35%) ABAP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (26.09%) Middleware
1 6 (26.09%) JMS
1 6 (26.09%) JDBC
1 6 (26.09%) Oracle Fusion
1 6 (26.09%) WebCenter
2 5 (21.74%) XML
2 5 (21.74%) .NET
3 4 (17.39%) JSON
3 4 (17.39%) .NET Framework
3 4 (17.39%) RESTful
4 3 (13.04%) Cocoa
5 2 (8.70%) Web Services
5 2 (8.70%) Web Dynpro
5 2 (8.70%) REST
6 1 (4.35%) Cocoa Touch
6 1 (4.35%) MDX
6 1 (4.35%) SAP XI
6 1 (4.35%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 9 (39.13%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (17.39%) Open Source
2 4 (17.39%) Video on Demand
3 2 (8.70%) PKI
4 1 (4.35%) Visualisation
4 1 (4.35%) Mobile App
4 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
4 1 (4.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 6 (26.09%) Windows
2 3 (13.04%) Apple iOS
3 2 (8.70%) Mac OS X
3 2 (8.70%) Linux
4 1 (4.35%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (34.78%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (26.09%) SOA
3 6 (26.09%) Revenue Management
4 5 (21.74%) Scrum
5 4 (17.39%) DRM
5 4 (17.39%) DSDM
5 4 (17.39%) V-Model
5 4 (17.39%) Test Automation
5 4 (17.39%) Performance Testing
5 4 (17.39%) Security Testing
5 4 (17.39%) Software Testing
5 4 (17.39%) Waterfall
5 4 (17.39%) BDD
6 3 (13.04%) iOS Development
6 3 (13.04%) Content Management
6 3 (13.04%) CRM
7 2 (8.70%) OOP
7 2 (8.70%) OO
7 2 (8.70%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 6 (26.09%) C#
1 6 (26.09%) Bash Shell
2 5 (21.74%) SQL
3 4 (17.39%) C++
3 4 (17.39%) C
4 3 (13.04%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
4 3 (13.04%) Jython
4 3 (13.04%) Python
5 2 (8.70%) Shell Script
5 2 (8.70%) Java
5 2 (8.70%) ABAP
5 2 (8.70%) Objective-C
6 1 (4.35%) R
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) MCITP
1 1 (4.35%) Degree
1 1 (4.35%) MCSE
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (26.09%) Data Quality
2 1 (4.35%) QA
2 1 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (26.09%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 6 (26.09%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 3 (13.04%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 6 (26.09%) Remedy
1 6 (26.09%) Microsoft
1 6 (26.09%) Oracle
2 4 (17.39%) SAP
3 2 (8.70%) Apple
3 2 (8.70%) Blue Coat
3 2 (8.70%) Xamarin
4 1 (4.35%) Tableau
4 1 (4.35%) Syclo
4 1 (4.35%) Google
4 1 (4.35%) Sony
4 1 (4.35%) TIBCO
4 1 (4.35%) Adobe