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 20 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HyperText Transport Protocol, Secure (HTTPS)
Rank 491 471 508
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +37
Contract jobs citing HTTPS 97 89 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.18% 0.19% 0.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.23% 1.35% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 58 32
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£425 £460 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.60% +25.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £338 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £553 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £435 £368
% change year-on-year
-5.74% +18.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 3
Average hourly rate £12.00 £37.00 £47.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-67.56% -22.10%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.00 £37.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year
-67.56% -22.10%
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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
7863 6570 7874
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.80% 13.66% 15.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 4508 3670 3807
Average daily rate £370 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.33% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 431 410 592
Average hourly rate £22.50 £20.38 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.42% -0.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+4.44% -

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 20 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 20 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 +8 60 £425 -7.60% 16
South East -7 16 £350 -36.93% 7
East Midlands - 9 £425 -
South West -31 7 £375 -15.73% 2
Yorkshire -3 2 - - 1
North West -13 1 - - 4
West Midlands - 1 £315 - 3
East of England - - - -
North East - - - - 1
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HTTPS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 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.

1 128 (63.37%) HTTP
2 95 (47.03%) Windows
3 91 (45.05%) Oracle
4 88 (43.56%) HTML
5 82 (40.59%) Linux
6 79 (39.11%) TCP/IP
7 78 (38.61%) UNIX
8 75 (37.13%) JavaScript
9 69 (34.16%) SSL
10 65 (32.18%) DNS
11 53 (26.24%) XML
12 49 (24.26%) .NET
13 45 (22.28%) Firewall
14 44 (21.78%) Finance
14 44 (21.78%) Web Services
15 43 (21.29%) ASP.NET
16 42 (20.79%) Java
16 42 (20.79%) Oracle EBS
17 41 (20.30%) Windows Server 2008
17 41 (20.30%) Analytical Skills
18 40 (19.80%) JSON
19 38 (18.81%) Windows Server 2003
20 37 (18.32%) Test Scripting
21 36 (17.82%) Security Cleared
21 36 (17.82%) JIRA
21 36 (17.82%) FTP
22 35 (17.33%) Windows XP
22 35 (17.33%) SOA
23 33 (16.34%) JDBC
23 33 (16.34%) JSP

HTTPS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 20 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 29 (14.36%) WebLogic
2 26 (12.87%) Apache
3 24 (11.88%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 20 (9.90%) IIS
4 20 (9.90%) WebLogic Portal
4 20 (9.90%) Oracle Service Bus
5 19 (9.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 18 (8.91%) WebSphere
7 7 (3.47%) NetWeaver
8 6 (2.97%) Confluence
9 5 (2.48%) Tomcat
10 4 (1.98%) SharePoint
10 4 (1.98%) WebSphere Application Server
10 4 (1.98%) Liferay
10 4 (1.98%) Oracle Workflow
10 4 (1.98%) IBM HTTP Server
11 3 (1.49%) MS Exchange
12 2 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2010
12 2 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 15 (7.43%) MS Office
2 12 (5.94%) MS Visio
2 12 (5.94%) Doxygen
3 10 (4.95%) MS Excel
4 5 (2.48%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.50%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 42 (20.79%) Oracle EBS
2 22 (10.89%) Oracle BPM
3 20 (9.90%) Documaker
4 13 (6.44%) Oracle FAH
5 1 (0.50%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.50%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.96%) Force.com
2 1 (0.50%) SaaS
2 1 (0.50%) PaaS
2 1 (0.50%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 128 (63.37%) HTTP
2 79 (39.11%) TCP/IP
3 69 (34.16%) SSL
4 65 (32.18%) DNS
5 45 (22.28%) Firewall
6 36 (17.82%) FTP
7 28 (13.86%) VPN
8 21 (10.40%) Internet
9 19 (9.41%) Wireshark
10 18 (8.91%) Intrusion Detection
10 18 (8.91%) IPsec
11 17 (8.42%) VLAN
11 17 (8.42%) HSRP
12 16 (7.92%) SSH
13 15 (7.43%) WAN
14 12 (5.94%) DMZ
14 12 (5.94%) OSPF
14 12 (5.94%) BGP
14 12 (5.94%) NAS
15 11 (5.45%) DMVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (13.86%) Oracle Database
2 22 (10.89%) Oracle ODI
2 22 (10.89%) Oracle Database 11g
2 22 (10.89%) Oracle BI EE
3 20 (9.90%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 15 (7.43%) SQL Server
5 13 (6.44%) Oracle Reports
6 11 (5.45%) MySQL
7 10 (4.95%) Relational Database
7 10 (4.95%) RDBMS
8 5 (2.48%) Ingres
8 5 (2.48%) JasperReports
9 3 (1.49%) Crystal Enterprise
9 3 (1.49%) MS Access
10 2 (0.99%) Oracle Database 10g
11 1 (0.50%) DB2
11 1 (0.50%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 36 (17.82%) JIRA
2 17 (8.42%) Xcode
3 16 (7.92%) QuickTest Pro
3 16 (7.92%) LoadRunner
4 13 (6.44%) Git (software)
5 9 (4.46%) Selenium
6 8 (3.96%) Jenkins
7 7 (3.47%) Maven
8 6 (2.97%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 6 (2.97%) Introscope
8 6 (2.97%) JUnit
9 5 (2.48%) FitNesse
9 5 (2.48%) PHPUnit
10 4 (1.98%) Subversion
11 3 (1.49%) NUnit
11 3 (1.49%) GCC
12 2 (0.99%) NuGet
12 2 (0.99%) JProfiler
12 2 (0.99%) Toad
12 2 (0.99%) ReSharper
General
1 44 (21.78%) Finance
2 23 (11.39%) Billing
3 13 (6.44%) Financial Institution
4 7 (3.47%) Banking
4 7 (3.47%) Retail
5 5 (2.48%) Telecoms
5 5 (2.48%) Back Office
6 3 (1.49%) Marketing
7 1 (0.50%) Electronics
7 1 (0.50%) Front Office
7 1 (0.50%) Automotive
7 1 (0.50%) Law
7 1 (0.50%) Legal
7 1 (0.50%) Military
Job Titles
1 45 (22.28%) Developer
2 24 (11.88%) Analyst
2 24 (11.88%) Consultant
3 22 (10.89%) Architect
4 18 (8.91%) iOS Developer
5 16 (7.92%) Network Support
6 15 (7.43%) Administrator
7 13 (6.44%) Test Analyst
7 13 (6.44%) Oracle Consultant
8 12 (5.94%) Java Developer
8 12 (5.94%) Tester
9 10 (4.95%) Applications Support
9 10 (4.95%) Solutions Architect
10 9 (4.46%) Senior Consultant
11 8 (3.96%) Salesforce.com Architect
12 6 (2.97%) Middleware Consultant
12 6 (2.97%) Senior Oracle Consultant
12 6 (2.97%) Systems Administrator
12 6 (2.97%) UNIX Systems Administrator
12 6 (2.97%) Siebel Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (43.56%) HTML
2 53 (26.24%) XML
3 49 (24.26%) .NET
4 44 (21.78%) Web Services
5 43 (21.29%) ASP.NET
6 40 (19.80%) JSON
7 33 (16.34%) JDBC
7 33 (16.34%) JSP
8 31 (15.35%) JMS
8 31 (15.35%) Middleware
9 26 (12.87%) WebCenter
9 26 (12.87%) HTML5
10 24 (11.88%) Oracle Fusion
10 24 (11.88%) CSS
11 19 (9.41%) RESTful
12 13 (6.44%) WebSphere MQ
12 13 (6.44%) Hibernate
13 11 (5.45%) REST
14 10 (4.95%) Spring
15 9 (4.46%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 41 (20.30%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (11.88%) User Experience
3 13 (6.44%) PKI
4 9 (4.46%) Hedge funds
5 8 (3.96%) Mobile App
5 8 (3.96%) Enterprise Software
5 8 (3.96%) Clustering
6 7 (3.47%) N-Tier
7 3 (1.49%) GIS
7 3 (1.49%) Copywriting
7 3 (1.49%) Wiki
7 3 (1.49%) Data Integration
7 3 (1.49%) Open Source
7 3 (1.49%) Digital Media
8 2 (0.99%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.99%) iPhone
9 1 (0.50%) Telematics
9 1 (0.50%) Smart Meter
9 1 (0.50%) Augmented Reality
9 1 (0.50%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 95 (47.03%) Windows
2 82 (40.59%) Linux
3 78 (38.61%) UNIX
4 41 (20.30%) Windows Server 2008
5 38 (18.81%) Windows Server 2003
6 35 (17.33%) Windows XP
7 32 (15.84%) Windows 2000
8 20 (9.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 18 (8.91%) Apple iOS
10 13 (6.44%) Android
10 13 (6.44%) Solaris
11 7 (3.47%) VMS
12 6 (2.97%) Windows Server 2012
13 2 (0.99%) Debian
14 1 (0.50%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (18.32%) Test Scripting
2 35 (17.33%) SOA
3 33 (16.34%) Software Testing
4 28 (13.86%) Validation
5 27 (13.37%) Agile Software Development
5 27 (13.37%) Test Strategy
6 25 (12.38%) Scrum
7 23 (11.39%) Knowledge Management
8 21 (10.40%) Revenue Management
8 21 (10.40%) Performance Testing
8 21 (10.40%) Content Management
8 21 (10.40%) Migration
8 21 (10.40%) Workflow
9 20 (9.90%) Business Intelligence
10 18 (8.91%) iOS Development
11 17 (8.42%) Network Monitoring
11 17 (8.42%) Change Management
12 13 (6.44%) Test Automation
13 12 (5.94%) OO
13 12 (5.94%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 75 (37.13%) JavaScript
2 42 (20.79%) Java
3 32 (15.84%) Bash Shell
4 30 (14.85%) SQL
5 24 (11.88%) Python
5 24 (11.88%) Jython
5 24 (11.88%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
6 19 (9.41%) Korn
6 19 (9.41%) Shell Script
6 19 (9.41%) Objective-C
7 12 (5.94%) AWK
7 12 (5.94%) sed
8 11 (5.45%) C++
9 10 (4.95%) PHP
10 8 (3.96%) Perl
11 5 (2.48%) C
12 4 (1.98%) C#
12 4 (1.98%) Apex Code
13 3 (1.49%) PowerShell
13 3 (1.49%) VB
Qualifications
1 36 (17.82%) Security Cleared
2 33 (16.34%) ISTQB
3 31 (15.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 29 (14.36%) SC Cleared
5 20 (9.90%) DV Cleared
6 10 (4.95%) Degree
7 6 (2.97%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (2.48%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (2.48%) MCSE
8 5 (2.48%) CCNA
8 5 (2.48%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (1.98%) CCNP
10 2 (0.99%) ISEB
10 2 (0.99%) MCPD
10 2 (0.99%) CTC Cleared
11 1 (0.50%) ISEB Practitioner
11 1 (0.50%) MCP
11 1 (0.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (0.50%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (11.39%) Data Quality
2 13 (6.44%) QA
3 4 (1.98%) SLA
4 1 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.50%) COBIT
System Software
1 24 (11.88%) Active Directory
2 17 (8.42%) Oracle RAC
2 17 (8.42%) Nmap
3 9 (4.46%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (3.47%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 7 (3.47%) NFS
5 6 (2.97%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 2 (0.99%) VMware ESX
6 2 (0.99%) ProxySG
7 1 (0.50%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (0.50%) Squid
Systems Management
1 33 (16.34%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 33 (16.34%) HP Quality Center
2 22 (10.89%) Oracle Identity Management
3 17 (8.42%) Nessus
4 6 (2.97%) Tivoli
5 5 (2.48%) Puppet
6 4 (1.98%) CA Wily
7 2 (0.99%) FortiGate
7 2 (0.99%) nmon
7 2 (0.99%) Hyperic
8 1 (0.50%) CA SiteMinder
8 1 (0.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 91 (45.05%) Oracle
2 33 (16.34%) HP
3 24 (11.88%) Microsoft
4 21 (10.40%) Remedy
5 20 (9.90%) Red Hat
6 18 (8.91%) Siebel
7 14 (6.93%) Blue Coat
8 10 (4.95%) VMware
9 9 (4.46%) Salesforce.com
10 7 (3.47%) SAP
10 7 (3.47%) Sun
11 6 (2.97%) Intel
11 6 (2.97%) Cisco
12 5 (2.48%) IBM
12 5 (2.48%) Apple
12 5 (2.48%) F5
13 4 (1.98%) FatWire
13 4 (1.98%) CheckPoint
13 4 (1.98%) Sybase
14 3 (1.49%) Business Objects
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