The table below looks at the statistics for HTTPS skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HTTPS over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HyperText Transport Protocol, Secure (HTTPS)
Rank 502 478 518
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +40
Contract jobs citing HTTPS 78 84 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.15% 0.17% 0.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.02% 1.27% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 57 35
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£405 £448 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.49% +27.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £333 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £562 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £425 £330
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +28.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 5
Average hourly rate £12.00 £31.25 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.60% -26.47%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.00 £31.25 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-61.60% -26.47%
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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 England region.

Communications & Networking Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
7620 6595 8152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.66% 13.71% 15.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 4301 3682 3819
Average daily rate £370 £370 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 419 376 632
Average hourly rate £23.00 £20.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% -4.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.54 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+8.88% -

HTTPS
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

HTTPS Jobs Demand Trend in England

HTTPS
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

HTTPS Daily Rate Trend in England

HTTPS
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HTTPS across the England region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

HTTPS Daily Rate Histogram in England

HTTPS
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

HTTPS Hourly Rate Trend in England

HTTPS
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HTTPS within the England region over the 3 months to 1 October 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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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
London -10 47 £450 +0.55% 9
South East -10 11 £375 -32.43% 5
East Midlands - 9 £425 - 1
South West -24 7 £375 - 2
Yorkshire +1 2 - - 1
West Midlands - 1 £315 - 2
East of England - - - - 3
North East - - - -
North West - - - - 6
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HTTPS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

1 120 (63.49%) HTTP
2 97 (51.32%) HTML
3 91 (48.15%) Oracle
4 83 (43.92%) UNIX
4 83 (43.92%) Windows
5 81 (42.86%) JavaScript
6 73 (38.62%) TCP/IP
7 69 (36.51%) SSL
8 67 (35.45%) Linux
9 59 (31.22%) .NET
10 56 (29.63%) XML
11 51 (26.98%) ASP.NET
11 51 (26.98%) DNS
12 49 (25.93%) Oracle EBS
13 47 (24.87%) Java
14 46 (24.34%) Windows Server 2008
15 45 (23.81%) Web Services
16 43 (22.75%) Windows Server 2003
16 43 (22.75%) Security Cleared
17 42 (22.22%) ISTQB
17 42 (22.22%) Finance
17 42 (22.22%) HP
18 41 (21.69%) JSON
18 41 (21.69%) Software Testing
18 41 (21.69%) HP Quality Center
19 40 (21.16%) Windows 2000
19 40 (21.16%) Windows XP
19 40 (21.16%) JSP
20 38 (20.11%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
20 38 (20.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

HTTPS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 27 (14.29%) WebLogic
2 25 (13.23%) Apache
3 24 (12.70%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 20 (10.58%) WebLogic Portal
4 20 (10.58%) Oracle Service Bus
5 19 (10.05%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 18 (9.52%) WebSphere
7 17 (8.99%) IIS
8 8 (4.23%) NetWeaver
9 7 (3.70%) SharePoint
10 6 (3.17%) Confluence
11 4 (2.12%) Oracle Workflow
11 4 (2.12%) IBM HTTP Server
11 4 (2.12%) WebSphere Application Server
11 4 (2.12%) Liferay
12 3 (1.59%) MS Exchange
13 2 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2010
13 2 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2013
14 1 (0.53%) SharePoint 2010
14 1 (0.53%) Tomcat
Applications
1 11 (5.82%) Doxygen
2 10 (5.29%) MS Office
3 8 (4.23%) MS Visio
4 5 (2.65%) MS Excel
5 3 (1.59%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.53%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.53%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 49 (25.93%) Oracle EBS
2 22 (11.64%) Oracle BPM
3 20 (10.58%) Documaker
4 13 (6.88%) Oracle FAH
5 1 (0.53%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.53%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.76%) Force.com
2 2 (1.06%) SaaS
2 2 (1.06%) PaaS
2 2 (1.06%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 120 (63.49%) HTTP
2 73 (38.62%) TCP/IP
3 69 (36.51%) SSL
4 51 (26.98%) DNS
5 31 (16.40%) FTP
6 24 (12.70%) Firewall
7 21 (11.11%) Wireshark
7 21 (11.11%) Internet
8 20 (10.58%) VPN
9 17 (8.99%) SSH
10 8 (4.23%) SAN
10 8 (4.23%) DMZ
10 8 (4.23%) WAN
11 7 (3.70%) NAS
11 7 (3.70%) PuTTY
12 6 (3.17%) BGP
12 6 (3.17%) OSPF
12 6 (3.17%) Intranet
13 5 (2.65%) LAN
13 5 (2.65%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (14.81%) Oracle Database
2 22 (11.64%) Oracle ODI
2 22 (11.64%) Oracle Database 11g
2 22 (11.64%) Oracle BI EE
3 20 (10.58%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 15 (7.94%) SQL Server
4 15 (7.94%) Oracle Reports
5 13 (6.88%) MySQL
6 8 (4.23%) Relational Database
7 7 (3.70%) RDBMS
8 5 (2.65%) JasperReports
8 5 (2.65%) Ingres
9 3 (1.59%) MS Access
10 2 (1.06%) DB2
10 2 (1.06%) Oracle Database 10g
11 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 36 (19.05%) JIRA
2 22 (11.64%) QuickTest Pro
2 22 (11.64%) LoadRunner
3 17 (8.99%) Xcode
4 14 (7.41%) Git (software)
5 7 (3.70%) Introscope
6 6 (3.17%) Jenkins
6 6 (3.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 6 (3.17%) Selenium
6 6 (3.17%) Maven
7 5 (2.65%) PHPUnit
7 5 (2.65%) Subversion
8 4 (2.12%) JUnit
8 4 (2.12%) FitNesse
9 3 (1.59%) Rational Performance Tester
9 3 (1.59%) JProfiler
9 3 (1.59%) GCC
9 3 (1.59%) Toad
10 2 (1.06%) NUnit
10 2 (1.06%) NuGet
General
1 42 (22.22%) Finance
2 23 (12.17%) Billing
3 13 (6.88%) Financial Institution
4 9 (4.76%) Retail
5 6 (3.17%) Back Office
5 6 (3.17%) Banking
6 3 (1.59%) Marketing
6 3 (1.59%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.06%) Legal
8 1 (0.53%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.53%) Electronics
8 1 (0.53%) Front Office
8 1 (0.53%) Automotive
8 1 (0.53%) Law
Job Titles
1 43 (22.75%) Developer
2 27 (14.29%) Analyst
3 25 (13.23%) Architect
4 20 (10.58%) Consultant
5 18 (9.52%) iOS Developer
6 17 (8.99%) Test Analyst
7 15 (7.94%) Tester
8 14 (7.41%) Administrator
9 13 (6.88%) Oracle Consultant
10 11 (5.82%) Solutions Architect
11 10 (5.29%) Java Developer
12 9 (4.76%) Salesforce.com Architect
12 9 (4.76%) Applications Support
12 9 (4.76%) Senior Consultant
13 8 (4.23%) Performance Tester
14 7 (3.70%) Test Specialist
14 7 (3.70%) Performance Engineer
15 6 (3.17%) Siebel Consultant
15 6 (3.17%) Middleware Consultant
15 6 (3.17%) Senior Oracle Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 97 (51.32%) HTML
2 59 (31.22%) .NET
3 56 (29.63%) XML
4 51 (26.98%) ASP.NET
5 45 (23.81%) Web Services
6 41 (21.69%) JSON
7 40 (21.16%) JSP
8 33 (17.46%) JDBC
9 32 (16.93%) JMS
9 32 (16.93%) Middleware
10 26 (13.76%) WebCenter
11 24 (12.70%) Oracle Fusion
11 24 (12.70%) HTML5
12 22 (11.64%) CSS
13 18 (9.52%) RESTful
14 14 (7.41%) WebSphere MQ
15 13 (6.88%) Hibernate
16 11 (5.82%) REST
17 9 (4.76%) Spring
17 9 (4.76%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 34 (17.99%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (12.70%) User Experience
3 9 (4.76%) Hedge funds
3 9 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
3 9 (4.76%) Mobile App
3 9 (4.76%) Clustering
4 7 (3.70%) N-Tier
5 5 (2.65%) PKI
6 4 (2.12%) Open Source
7 3 (1.59%) Copywriting
7 3 (1.59%) Wiki
7 3 (1.59%) Data Integration
7 3 (1.59%) Digital Media
8 2 (1.06%) GIS
8 2 (1.06%) Mainframe
8 2 (1.06%) iPhone
8 2 (1.06%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.53%) CMDB
9 1 (0.53%) Statistics
9 1 (0.53%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 83 (43.92%) UNIX
1 83 (43.92%) Windows
2 67 (35.45%) Linux
3 46 (24.34%) Windows Server 2008
4 43 (22.75%) Windows Server 2003
5 40 (21.16%) Windows 2000
5 40 (21.16%) Windows XP
6 18 (9.52%) Apple iOS
7 15 (7.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 14 (7.41%) Solaris
9 12 (6.35%) Android
10 7 (3.70%) VMS
11 6 (3.17%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (1.06%) Debian
13 1 (0.53%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (21.69%) Software Testing
2 37 (19.58%) Test Scripting
3 36 (19.05%) SOA
4 28 (14.81%) Validation
4 28 (14.81%) Test Strategy
5 26 (13.76%) Performance Testing
5 26 (13.76%) Knowledge Management
6 25 (13.23%) Agile Software Development
7 23 (12.17%) Scrum
8 22 (11.64%) Workflow
9 21 (11.11%) Revenue Management
9 21 (11.11%) Content Management
10 20 (10.58%) Business Intelligence
11 18 (9.52%) iOS Development
12 16 (8.47%) Migration
13 15 (7.94%) Test Automation
14 13 (6.88%) OO
15 12 (6.35%) Performance Analysis
16 11 (5.82%) Load Testing
16 11 (5.82%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 81 (42.86%) JavaScript
2 47 (24.87%) Java
3 33 (17.46%) Bash Shell
3 33 (17.46%) SQL
4 24 (12.70%) Jython
4 24 (12.70%) Python
4 24 (12.70%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
5 19 (10.05%) Objective-C
6 16 (8.47%) Korn
7 15 (7.94%) Shell Script
8 13 (6.88%) C++
9 12 (6.35%) PHP
10 9 (4.76%) Perl
11 7 (3.70%) sed
11 7 (3.70%) VB
11 7 (3.70%) AWK
12 6 (3.17%) C#
13 5 (2.65%) Apex Code
13 5 (2.65%) C
14 4 (2.12%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 43 (22.75%) Security Cleared
2 42 (22.22%) ISTQB
3 38 (20.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 35 (18.52%) SC Cleared
5 21 (11.11%) DV Cleared
6 10 (5.29%) Degree
7 6 (3.17%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (3.17%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (3.17%) CCNA
8 5 (2.65%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (2.65%) MCSE
9 3 (1.59%) CCNP
9 3 (1.59%) ISEB
10 2 (1.06%) ISEB Practitioner
10 2 (1.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (1.06%) CTC Cleared
10 2 (1.06%) MCPD
11 1 (0.53%) MCITP
11 1 (0.53%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 1 (0.53%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (12.17%) Data Quality
2 12 (6.35%) QA
3 2 (1.06%) COBIT
4 1 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.53%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (10.58%) Active Directory
2 19 (10.05%) Nmap
3 17 (8.99%) Oracle RAC
4 10 (5.29%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (3.70%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 7 (3.70%) NFS
6 6 (3.17%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 2 (1.06%) ProxySG
7 2 (1.06%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.53%) Squid
Systems Management
1 41 (21.69%) HP Quality Center
2 38 (20.11%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 22 (11.64%) Oracle Identity Management
4 19 (10.05%) Nessus
5 7 (3.70%) Tivoli
6 5 (2.65%) Puppet
7 4 (2.12%) CA Wily
8 3 (1.59%) nmon
9 2 (1.06%) Hyperic
9 2 (1.06%) FortiGate
10 1 (0.53%) SCCM
10 1 (0.53%) CA SiteMinder
10 1 (0.53%) Netcool
10 1 (0.53%) Netcool/OMNIbus
Vendors
1 91 (48.15%) Oracle
2 42 (22.22%) HP
3 21 (11.11%) Remedy
4 19 (10.05%) Microsoft
5 18 (9.52%) Siebel
6 15 (7.94%) Red Hat
7 11 (5.82%) Salesforce.com
7 11 (5.82%) VMware
8 8 (4.23%) SAP
8 8 (4.23%) Cisco
9 7 (3.70%) IBM
9 7 (3.70%) Intel
9 7 (3.70%) Blue Coat
10 6 (3.17%) Apple
11 5 (2.65%) F5
11 5 (2.65%) CheckPoint
12 4 (2.12%) FatWire
13 3 (1.59%) Sun
13 3 (1.59%) Charles River
13 3 (1.59%) Juniper
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