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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HyperText Transport Protocol, Secure (HTTPS)
Rank 481 491 500
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +9
Contract jobs citing HTTPS 102 74 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.20% 0.15% 0.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.36% 1.13% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 43 37
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£410 £425 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.52% +28.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £303 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £361 £400 £313
% change year-on-year
-9.68% +28.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 4
Average hourly rate £35.00 £31.25 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -30.55%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £31.25 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -30.55%
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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
7522 6544 8246
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.70% 13.60% 15.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 4152 3631 3818
Average daily rate £363 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £200 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 407 380 641
Average hourly rate £21.75 £22.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.57 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.21 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-3.05% -7.16%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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
London +22 57 £450 +5.88% 8
South East -4 23 £360 +10.76% 11
East Midlands +12 13 £410 - 2
Yorkshire +3 2 £345 - 2
West Midlands -12 2 - - 5
East of England - - - - 2
North West - - - - 1
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HTTPS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 106 (60.92%) HTTP
2 95 (54.60%) HTML
3 92 (52.87%) Oracle
4 82 (47.13%) Windows
5 78 (44.83%) UNIX
6 72 (41.38%) JavaScript
7 71 (40.80%) TCP/IP
8 66 (37.93%) SSL
9 61 (35.06%) Linux
10 59 (33.91%) .NET
11 54 (31.03%) XML
12 51 (29.31%) ASP.NET
13 49 (28.16%) Oracle EBS
14 46 (26.44%) Security Cleared
15 45 (25.86%) HP
15 45 (25.86%) Windows Server 2003
16 44 (25.29%) Windows Server 2008
16 44 (25.29%) HP Quality Center
16 44 (25.29%) ISTQB
17 43 (24.71%) Software Testing
17 43 (24.71%) DNS
17 43 (24.71%) JSP
17 43 (24.71%) Windows 2000
17 43 (24.71%) Windows XP
18 42 (24.14%) Finance
19 40 (22.99%) Java
19 40 (22.99%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
20 38 (21.84%) SC Cleared
21 37 (21.26%) Web Services
21 37 (21.26%) Oracle Enterprise Manager

HTTPS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 24 (13.79%) WebLogic
2 21 (12.07%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 18 (10.34%) Apache
3 18 (10.34%) WebSphere
4 17 (9.77%) WebLogic Portal
4 17 (9.77%) Oracle Service Bus
5 16 (9.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 15 (8.62%) IIS
7 8 (4.60%) NetWeaver
8 7 (4.02%) SharePoint
9 6 (3.45%) Confluence
10 4 (2.30%) WebSphere Application Server
10 4 (2.30%) Liferay
10 4 (2.30%) Oracle Workflow
10 4 (2.30%) IBM HTTP Server
11 2 (1.15%) Tomcat
12 1 (0.57%) MS Exchange
12 1 (0.57%) Jetty
12 1 (0.57%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 11 (6.32%) MS Visio
2 9 (5.17%) MS Office
3 7 (4.02%) Doxygen
4 5 (2.87%) MS Excel
5 3 (1.72%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (1.15%) RoboHelp
7 1 (0.57%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.57%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 49 (28.16%) Oracle EBS
2 19 (10.92%) Oracle BPM
3 17 (9.77%) Documaker
4 11 (6.32%) Oracle FAH
5 1 (0.57%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.57%) Minerva
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.45%) Force.com
2 2 (1.15%) SaaS
2 2 (1.15%) PaaS
2 2 (1.15%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 106 (60.92%) HTTP
2 71 (40.80%) TCP/IP
3 66 (37.93%) SSL
4 43 (24.71%) DNS
5 28 (16.09%) FTP
6 23 (13.22%) Internet
7 22 (12.64%) Firewall
8 21 (12.07%) VPN
9 20 (11.49%) Wireshark
10 13 (7.47%) SSH
11 9 (5.17%) WAN
12 8 (4.60%) DMZ
13 7 (4.02%) NAS
14 6 (3.45%) IPsec
14 6 (3.45%) LAN
15 5 (2.87%) MPLS
15 5 (2.87%) OSPF
15 5 (2.87%) BGP
15 5 (2.87%) VLAN
16 4 (2.30%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (14.94%) Oracle Database
2 20 (11.49%) Oracle Database 11g
3 19 (10.92%) Oracle BI EE
3 19 (10.92%) Oracle ODI
4 17 (9.77%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 16 (9.20%) Oracle Reports
6 12 (6.90%) SQL Server
7 10 (5.75%) MySQL
8 4 (2.30%) Relational Database
9 3 (1.72%) RDBMS
9 3 (1.72%) Oracle Database 10g
9 3 (1.72%) MS Access
10 2 (1.15%) DB2
10 2 (1.15%) SQL Server 2008
11 1 (0.57%) Oracle Exadata
11 1 (0.57%) Ingres
11 1 (0.57%) JasperReports
Development Applications
1 37 (21.26%) JIRA
2 23 (13.22%) QuickTest Pro
2 23 (13.22%) LoadRunner
3 13 (7.47%) Xcode
4 11 (6.32%) Git (software)
5 7 (4.02%) Introscope
6 6 (3.45%) Subversion
6 6 (3.45%) Maven
6 6 (3.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 6 (3.45%) Selenium
6 6 (3.45%) Jenkins
7 4 (2.30%) FitNesse
7 4 (2.30%) JUnit
8 3 (1.72%) NUnit
8 3 (1.72%) ReSharper
8 3 (1.72%) Rational Performance Tester
8 3 (1.72%) Toad
8 3 (1.72%) JProfiler
8 3 (1.72%) GCC
8 3 (1.72%) NuGet
General
1 42 (24.14%) Finance
2 18 (10.34%) Billing
3 11 (6.32%) Financial Institution
4 9 (5.17%) Retail
5 7 (4.02%) Marketing
6 4 (2.30%) Back Office
6 4 (2.30%) Games
6 4 (2.30%) Banking
7 3 (1.72%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.72%) Legal
8 1 (0.57%) Electronics
8 1 (0.57%) Automotive
8 1 (0.57%) Law
8 1 (0.57%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 38 (21.84%) Developer
2 25 (14.37%) Analyst
3 20 (11.49%) Architect
4 18 (10.34%) Tester
4 18 (10.34%) Test Analyst
5 17 (9.77%) Consultant
6 14 (8.05%) iOS Developer
7 11 (6.32%) Solutions Architect
7 11 (6.32%) Oracle Consultant
8 9 (5.17%) Applications Support
8 9 (5.17%) Administrator
8 9 (5.17%) Performance Tester
8 9 (5.17%) Java Developer
9 7 (4.02%) Senior Consultant
9 7 (4.02%) Author
9 7 (4.02%) Technical Author
9 7 (4.02%) Technical Writer
9 7 (4.02%) Test Specialist
9 7 (4.02%) Performance Engineer
10 6 (3.45%) Performance Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 95 (54.60%) HTML
2 59 (33.91%) .NET
3 54 (31.03%) XML
4 51 (29.31%) ASP.NET
5 43 (24.71%) JSP
6 37 (21.26%) Web Services
7 36 (20.69%) JSON
8 29 (16.67%) JMS
8 29 (16.67%) Middleware
9 26 (14.94%) JDBC
10 23 (13.22%) WebCenter
11 22 (12.64%) HTML5
12 21 (12.07%) Oracle Fusion
13 16 (9.20%) CSS
14 14 (8.05%) RESTful
14 14 (8.05%) WebSphere MQ
15 13 (7.47%) REST
16 11 (6.32%) Spring
17 9 (5.17%) jQuery
17 9 (5.17%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 8 (4.60%) Mobile App
2 7 (4.02%) Hedge funds
2 7 (4.02%) Copywriting
3 6 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (2.87%) Clustering
4 5 (2.87%) PKI
5 4 (2.30%) N-Tier
6 3 (1.72%) Wiki
7 2 (1.15%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.15%) Mainframe
7 2 (1.15%) GIS
7 2 (1.15%) Digital Media
7 2 (1.15%) Open Source
8 1 (0.57%) iPad
8 1 (0.57%) SWIFT
8 1 (0.57%) Fixed Income
8 1 (0.57%) Web 2.0
8 1 (0.57%) Statistics
8 1 (0.57%) Animation
8 1 (0.57%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 82 (47.13%) Windows
2 78 (44.83%) UNIX
3 61 (35.06%) Linux
4 45 (25.86%) Windows Server 2003
5 44 (25.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 43 (24.71%) Windows 2000
6 43 (24.71%) Windows XP
7 14 (8.05%) Solaris
7 14 (8.05%) Apple iOS
8 8 (4.60%) Android
8 8 (4.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (1.72%) VMS
10 2 (1.15%) Debian
10 2 (1.15%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.57%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (24.71%) Software Testing
2 36 (20.69%) Test Scripting
3 33 (18.97%) SOA
4 29 (16.67%) Test Strategy
5 27 (15.52%) Knowledge Management
5 27 (15.52%) Performance Testing
6 25 (14.37%) Validation
7 24 (13.79%) Workflow
8 21 (12.07%) Scrum
9 18 (10.34%) Content Management
9 18 (10.34%) Business Intelligence
9 18 (10.34%) Revenue Management
10 16 (9.20%) Test Automation
11 14 (8.05%) Migration
11 14 (8.05%) iOS Development
12 12 (6.90%) Performance Analysis
13 11 (6.32%) E-Commerce
13 11 (6.32%) Load Testing
14 10 (5.75%) ITIL
15 9 (5.17%) OO
Programming Languages
1 72 (41.38%) JavaScript
2 40 (22.99%) Java
3 26 (14.94%) Bash Shell
4 23 (13.22%) SQL
5 21 (12.07%) Jython
5 21 (12.07%) Python
5 21 (12.07%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
6 15 (8.62%) Shell Script
6 15 (8.62%) Objective-C
7 12 (6.90%) Korn
8 10 (5.75%) C++
9 7 (4.02%) C#
9 7 (4.02%) AWK
9 7 (4.02%) VB
9 7 (4.02%) sed
10 5 (2.87%) C
10 5 (2.87%) PHP
11 4 (2.30%) Perl
12 2 (1.15%) Apex Code
12 2 (1.15%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 46 (26.44%) Security Cleared
2 44 (25.29%) ISTQB
3 40 (22.99%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 38 (21.84%) SC Cleared
5 21 (12.07%) DV Cleared
6 10 (5.75%) Degree
7 6 (3.45%) CCNA
7 6 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (2.87%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (2.87%) MCSE
9 3 (1.72%) CCNP
9 3 (1.72%) ISEB
10 2 (1.15%) ISEB Practitioner
10 2 (1.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (1.15%) MCPD
10 2 (1.15%) CTC Cleared
11 1 (0.57%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 1 (0.57%) MCP
11 1 (0.57%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (11.49%) Data Quality
2 12 (6.90%) QA
3 2 (1.15%) COBIT
4 1 (0.57%) SLA
4 1 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 20 (11.49%) Nmap
2 15 (8.62%) Oracle RAC
3 14 (8.05%) Active Directory
4 6 (3.45%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 4 (2.30%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (1.72%) NFS
6 3 (1.72%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (0.57%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.57%) Squid
Systems Management
1 44 (25.29%) HP Quality Center
2 37 (21.26%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 20 (11.49%) Nessus
4 19 (10.92%) Oracle Identity Management
5 7 (4.02%) Tivoli
6 4 (2.30%) CA Wily
7 3 (1.72%) nmon
8 2 (1.15%) Hyperic
9 1 (0.57%) Puppet
9 1 (0.57%) Netcool
9 1 (0.57%) Netcool/OMNIbus
9 1 (0.57%) CA SiteMinder
9 1 (0.57%) SCCM
9 1 (0.57%) SolarWinds Orion
9 1 (0.57%) OpenView
Vendors
1 92 (52.87%) Oracle
2 45 (25.86%) HP
3 18 (10.34%) Remedy
4 16 (9.20%) Microsoft
4 16 (9.20%) Siebel
5 12 (6.90%) Red Hat
6 8 (4.60%) Salesforce.com
6 8 (4.60%) SAP
7 7 (4.02%) Cisco
7 7 (4.02%) IBM
7 7 (4.02%) Intel
8 6 (3.45%) Apple
9 5 (2.87%) VMware
9 5 (2.87%) Blue Coat
10 4 (2.30%) F5
10 4 (2.30%) FatWire
11 3 (1.72%) CheckPoint
11 3 (1.72%) Sun
11 3 (1.72%) Juniper
12 2 (1.15%) Software AG
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