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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HyperText Transport Protocol, Secure (HTTPS)
Rank 184 196 203
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +7
Contract jobs citing HTTPS 8 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.15% 0.084% 0.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.14% 0.73% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 3
Average daily rate
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£520 £350 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+48.57% -33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £489 £305 £367
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £426 £545
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
704 686 852
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 12.97% 11.48% 13.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 524 503 564
Average daily rate £413 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £248 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 14 43
Average hourly rate £18.70 £21.00 £48.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.95% -56.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.46 £12.50 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.83 £27.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £19.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+36.84% -13.63%

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 22 May 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 10 (45.45%) HTTP
2 9 (40.91%) Finance
3 8 (36.36%) SSL
4 7 (31.82%) Oracle
4 7 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (27.27%) SQL
5 6 (27.27%) Microsoft
5 6 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (22.73%) DNS
6 5 (22.73%) C#
6 5 (22.73%) Java
6 5 (22.73%) IIS
6 5 (22.73%) Windows
6 5 (22.73%) Firewall
7 4 (18.18%) Billing
7 4 (18.18%) PKI
7 4 (18.18%) JIRA
7 4 (18.18%) Oracle RAC
7 4 (18.18%) Oracle BI EE
7 4 (18.18%) Revenue Management
7 4 (18.18%) Oracle Fusion
7 4 (18.18%) XML
7 4 (18.18%) JMS
7 4 (18.18%) SOA
7 4 (18.18%) SAP
7 4 (18.18%) JDBC
7 4 (18.18%) .NET
7 4 (18.18%) WebLogic
7 4 (18.18%) Oracle Enterprise Manager

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 5 (22.73%) IIS
2 4 (18.18%) WebLogic
2 4 (18.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 4 (18.18%) Oracle Service Bus
3 2 (9.09%) Apache
3 2 (9.09%) Tomcat
3 2 (9.09%) NetWeaver
3 2 (9.09%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 2 (9.09%) WebLogic Portal
3 2 (9.09%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (18.18%) Documaker
2 2 (9.09%) SAP R/3
2 2 (9.09%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (4.55%) SAP xRPM
3 1 (4.55%) SAP GRC
Communications & Networking
1 10 (45.45%) HTTP
2 8 (36.36%) SSL
3 5 (22.73%) DNS
3 5 (22.73%) Firewall
4 4 (18.18%) Internet
5 3 (13.64%) TCP/IP
5 3 (13.64%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (9.09%) VPN
6 2 (9.09%) DHCP
7 1 (4.55%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (18.18%) Oracle BI EE
1 4 (18.18%) Oracle ODI
2 2 (9.09%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (9.09%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 2 (9.09%) Oracle Database
3 1 (4.55%) SAP HANA
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (4.55%) QlikView
3 1 (4.55%) Spotfire
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (18.18%) JIRA
2 3 (13.64%) Cucumber
2 3 (13.64%) WebDriver
2 3 (13.64%) SpecFlow
2 3 (13.64%) Selenium
2 3 (13.64%) Fiddler
3 2 (9.09%) Xcode
3 2 (9.09%) Jenkins
4 1 (4.55%) NWDI
4 1 (4.55%) NWDS
4 1 (4.55%) Android Studio
4 1 (4.55%) Gradle
General
1 9 (40.91%) Finance
2 4 (18.18%) Billing
3 3 (13.64%) Banking
3 3 (13.64%) Investment Banking
4 1 (4.55%) Private Banking
4 1 (4.55%) Law
4 1 (4.55%) Legal
4 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) Developer
2 3 (13.64%) Consultant
3 2 (9.09%) SAP Consultant
3 2 (9.09%) Architect
3 2 (9.09%) Business Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) Oracle Team Leader
3 2 (9.09%) SAP Developer
3 2 (9.09%) Team Leader
3 2 (9.09%) Web Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) Mac Developer
3 2 (9.09%) Middleware Team Leader
4 1 (4.55%) iOS Developer
4 1 (4.55%) Middleware Consultant
4 1 (4.55%) Android Developer
4 1 (4.55%) Build Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Technical Architect
4 1 (4.55%) Business Developer
4 1 (4.55%) Commercial Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (18.18%) Oracle Fusion
1 4 (18.18%) XML
1 4 (18.18%) JMS
1 4 (18.18%) JDBC
1 4 (18.18%) .NET
1 4 (18.18%) Middleware
1 4 (18.18%) WebCenter
2 3 (13.64%) WebSockets
2 3 (13.64%) RESTful
2 3 (13.64%) J2EE
2 3 (13.64%) JSP
2 3 (13.64%) Servlets
2 3 (13.64%) .NET Framework
2 3 (13.64%) JSON
2 3 (13.64%) Cocoa
3 2 (9.09%) Web Dynpro
3 2 (9.09%) Web Services
3 2 (9.09%) REST
4 1 (4.55%) Cocoa Touch
4 1 (4.55%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (18.18%) PKI
3 3 (13.64%) Open Source
3 3 (13.64%) Video on Demand
3 3 (13.64%) Mobile App
4 2 (9.09%) Clustering
4 2 (9.09%) Data Integration
5 1 (4.55%) Visualisation
5 1 (4.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (22.73%) Windows
2 3 (13.64%) Apple iOS
3 2 (9.09%) Mac OS X
3 2 (9.09%) Windows 8
3 2 (9.09%) Windows 7
4 1 (4.55%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (18.18%) Revenue Management
3 4 (18.18%) SOA
4 3 (13.64%) Waterfall
4 3 (13.64%) BDD
4 3 (13.64%) V-Model
4 3 (13.64%) iOS Development
4 3 (13.64%) DRM
4 3 (13.64%) DSDM
4 3 (13.64%) CRM
4 3 (13.64%) Test Automation
4 3 (13.64%) Performance Testing
4 3 (13.64%) Security Testing
4 3 (13.64%) Software Testing
4 3 (13.64%) Scrum
5 2 (9.09%) Programme Management
5 2 (9.09%) Content Management
5 2 (9.09%) ITIL
5 2 (9.09%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 6 (27.27%) SQL
2 5 (22.73%) C#
2 5 (22.73%) Java
3 4 (18.18%) Bash Shell
4 3 (13.64%) C
4 3 (13.64%) C++
5 2 (9.09%) Objective-C
5 2 (9.09%) Jython
5 2 (9.09%) Python
5 2 (9.09%) ABAP
5 2 (9.09%) Shell Script
5 2 (9.09%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
6 1 (4.55%) R
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) CISA
1 1 (4.55%) CISSP
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (4.55%) MCSE
1 1 (4.55%) Degree
1 1 (4.55%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (18.18%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (18.18%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (9.09%) Active Directory
2 2 (9.09%) BitLocker
2 2 (9.09%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (18.18%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 3 (13.64%) CA Single Sign-On
3 2 (9.09%) SCCM
3 2 (9.09%) Oracle Identity Management
3 2 (9.09%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 7 (31.82%) Oracle
2 6 (27.27%) Microsoft
3 4 (18.18%) SAP
3 4 (18.18%) Remedy
3 4 (18.18%) WorldPay
4 3 (13.64%) Gemalto
4 3 (13.64%) IBM
4 3 (13.64%) CA
5 2 (9.09%) AppSense
5 2 (9.09%) Apple
5 2 (9.09%) Citrix
5 2 (9.09%) Xamarin
6 1 (4.55%) Tableau
6 1 (4.55%) Syclo
6 1 (4.55%) TIBCO
6 1 (4.55%) Adobe