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 6 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HyperText Transport Protocol, Secure (HTTPS)
Rank 508 486 452
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -34
Contract jobs citing HTTPS 71 76 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.14% 0.16% 0.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.94% 1.17% 1.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 27 56
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£400 £348 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.10% -22.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £290 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £418 £575
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 - - -
HTTPS
UK

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
7576 6519 6452
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.97% 13.31% 15.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 4195 3525 3311
Average daily rate £350 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 413 361 524
Average hourly rate £26.00 £20.00 £22.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -10.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.09 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £41.00 £44.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £20.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+43.45% -6.97%

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 6 May 2015.

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 6 May 2015. 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 +2 29 £475 +18.75% 18
South East -25 19 £263 -19.23% 19
South West +16 8 £400 +29.03% 8
East Midlands -11 6 £400 - 3
West Midlands - 3 £388 - 1
East of England +1 1 - - 11
North West - 1 £400 - 3
Yorkshire - 1 - -
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HTTPS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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 77 (50.66%) HTTP
2 50 (32.89%) Oracle
3 45 (29.61%) Java
4 42 (27.63%) Windows
5 39 (25.66%) TCP/IP
6 38 (25.00%) Firewall
7 36 (23.68%) SSL
8 31 (20.39%) Web Services
8 31 (20.39%) XML
8 31 (20.39%) Finance
9 30 (19.74%) .NET
10 29 (19.08%) SQL
11 28 (18.42%) DNS
11 28 (18.42%) REST
12 26 (17.11%) SOA
13 25 (16.45%) SOAP
13 25 (16.45%) JSON
14 24 (15.79%) HTML
14 24 (15.79%) Linux
15 21 (13.82%) JMS
15 21 (13.82%) Microsoft
16 20 (13.16%) FTP
16 20 (13.16%) Internet
16 20 (13.16%) JavaScript
16 20 (13.16%) SQL Server
17 19 (12.50%) SMTP
18 18 (11.84%) Agile Software Development
18 18 (11.84%) Retail
19 17 (11.18%) SAP
19 17 (11.18%) Middleware

HTTPS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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 15 (9.87%) WebSphere
2 12 (7.89%) IIS
2 12 (7.89%) Apache
3 11 (7.24%) Tomcat
4 10 (6.58%) NetWeaver
5 9 (5.92%) WebLogic
5 9 (5.92%) Oracle Service Bus
5 9 (5.92%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 4 (2.63%) Apache Solr
6 4 (2.63%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (1.32%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (1.32%) WebLogic Portal
7 2 (1.32%) MQSeries
7 2 (1.32%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 2 (1.32%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 2 (1.32%) SAP Portal
8 1 (0.66%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
8 1 (0.66%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.66%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.66%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (5.26%) MS Excel
2 7 (4.61%) MS Office
3 3 (1.97%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.66%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (4.61%) Documaker
2 3 (1.97%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (1.32%) SAP R/3
3 2 (1.32%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (1.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.66%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.66%) Remedy AR System
4 1 (0.66%) SAP GRC
4 1 (0.66%) SAP EWM
4 1 (0.66%) SAP xRPM
4 1 (0.66%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.97%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (1.97%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.32%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.66%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.66%) Route 53
3 1 (0.66%) GitHub
3 1 (0.66%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 77 (50.66%) HTTP
2 39 (25.66%) TCP/IP
3 38 (25.00%) Firewall
4 36 (23.68%) SSL
5 28 (18.42%) DNS
6 20 (13.16%) FTP
6 20 (13.16%) Internet
7 19 (12.50%) SMTP
8 15 (9.87%) SSH
9 10 (6.58%) VPN
10 9 (5.92%) DMZ
11 8 (5.26%) LAN
12 6 (3.95%) BIG-IP
12 6 (3.95%) Wireshark
13 5 (3.29%) IMAP
13 5 (3.29%) 3G
13 5 (3.29%) 4G
13 5 (3.29%) Network Security
14 4 (2.63%) Wireless
14 4 (2.63%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (13.16%) SQL Server
2 15 (9.87%) MySQL
3 12 (7.89%) MongoDB
4 9 (5.92%) Oracle ODI
4 9 (5.92%) Oracle Database
4 9 (5.92%) Relational Database
4 9 (5.92%) Oracle BI EE
4 9 (5.92%) DB2
5 6 (3.95%) RDBMS
5 6 (3.95%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (3.95%) NoSQL
6 4 (2.63%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (1.97%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.32%) OLTP
8 2 (1.32%) Sybase ASE
8 2 (1.32%) CouchDB
8 2 (1.32%) Redis
8 2 (1.32%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 1 (0.66%) Couchbase
9 1 (0.66%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 9 (5.92%) JUnit
1 9 (5.92%) Selenium
2 8 (5.26%) JIRA
3 7 (4.61%) Maven
4 6 (3.95%) Fiddler
4 6 (3.95%) SpecFlow
5 5 (3.29%) WebDriver
5 5 (3.29%) Cucumber
6 4 (2.63%) Jenkins
6 4 (2.63%) Visual Studio
6 4 (2.63%) Introscope
7 3 (1.97%) Xcode
7 3 (1.97%) NUnit
7 3 (1.97%) Eclipse
7 3 (1.97%) Git (software)
7 3 (1.97%) CANoe
8 2 (1.32%) Ant
8 2 (1.32%) LoadRunner
8 2 (1.32%) Subversion
9 1 (0.66%) JMeter
General
1 31 (20.39%) Finance
2 18 (11.84%) Retail
3 12 (7.89%) Banking
4 10 (6.58%) Billing
5 8 (5.26%) Marketing
5 8 (5.26%) Automotive
6 7 (4.61%) Telecoms
7 6 (3.95%) Investment Banking
8 5 (3.29%) Manufacturing
9 4 (2.63%) Electronics
10 3 (1.97%) Legal
10 3 (1.97%) Military
11 2 (1.32%) Publishing
11 2 (1.32%) Games
12 1 (0.66%) Law
12 1 (0.66%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.66%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.66%) Back Office
12 1 (0.66%) Local Government
12 1 (0.66%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 39 (25.66%) Developer
2 20 (13.16%) Analyst
3 17 (11.18%) Architect
3 17 (11.18%) Java Developer
4 14 (9.21%) Consultant
5 9 (5.92%) Administrator
6 8 (5.26%) Business Analyst
7 7 (4.61%) Linux Administrator
8 5 (3.29%) Team Leader
8 5 (3.29%) Integration Architect
8 5 (3.29%) Solutions Architect
8 5 (3.29%) Linux Engineer
8 5 (3.29%) Oracle Team Leader
9 4 (2.63%) DevOps Engineer
9 4 (2.63%) Applications Support
9 4 (2.63%) Systems Administrator
9 4 (2.63%) SAP Consultant
9 4 (2.63%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 3 (1.97%) Security Architect
10 3 (1.97%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (20.39%) Web Services
1 31 (20.39%) XML
2 30 (19.74%) .NET
3 28 (18.42%) REST
4 25 (16.45%) JSON
4 25 (16.45%) SOAP
5 24 (15.79%) HTML
6 21 (13.82%) JMS
7 17 (11.18%) Middleware
8 15 (9.87%) JDBC
9 14 (9.21%) Spring
10 13 (8.55%) JSP
11 12 (7.89%) WebSphere MQ
12 11 (7.24%) CSS
12 11 (7.24%) J2EE
12 11 (7.24%) WebCenter
13 10 (6.58%) Ajax
14 9 (5.92%) Oracle Fusion
14 9 (5.92%) RESTful
14 9 (5.92%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 13 (8.55%) Clustering
2 12 (7.89%) Open Source
2 12 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (5.26%) PKI
4 6 (3.95%) BYOD
4 6 (3.95%) Mobile App
5 5 (3.29%) Video on Demand
6 4 (2.63%) EFT
6 4 (2.63%) Replication
7 3 (1.97%) SCADA
7 3 (1.97%) iPad
7 3 (1.97%) Telematics
8 2 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.32%) Data Integration
8 2 (1.32%) Private Cloud
8 2 (1.32%) Derivative
8 2 (1.32%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.32%) DTV
8 2 (1.32%) NHS
8 2 (1.32%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 42 (27.63%) Windows
2 24 (15.79%) Linux
3 11 (7.24%) Apple iOS
3 11 (7.24%) UNIX
4 7 (4.61%) Android
4 7 (4.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (3.95%) Windows Phone
6 5 (3.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (3.29%) CentOS
7 4 (2.63%) Mac OS X
7 4 (2.63%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (2.63%) Debian
8 2 (1.32%) Windows 2000
8 2 (1.32%) Windows XP
8 2 (1.32%) Windows 7
8 2 (1.32%) Amazon Linux
8 2 (1.32%) Windows 8
8 2 (1.32%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.66%) AIX
9 1 (0.66%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (17.11%) SOA
2 18 (11.84%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (8.55%) Business Intelligence
4 12 (7.89%) Configuration Management
5 10 (6.58%) E-Commerce
5 10 (6.58%) Load Balancing
6 9 (5.92%) CRM
6 9 (5.92%) Scrum
7 7 (4.61%) Project Management
7 7 (4.61%) OO
7 7 (4.61%) Performance Testing
7 7 (4.61%) Revenue Management
7 7 (4.61%) BDD
8 6 (3.95%) Mobile Device Management
8 6 (3.95%) Performance Tuning
8 6 (3.95%) OOP
8 6 (3.95%) Workflow
8 6 (3.95%) Validation
9 5 (3.29%) Information Security
9 5 (3.29%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 45 (29.61%) Java
2 29 (19.08%) SQL
3 20 (13.16%) JavaScript
4 14 (9.21%) C#
5 13 (8.55%) Bash Shell
6 11 (7.24%) C
6 11 (7.24%) Python
7 9 (5.92%) PHP
7 9 (5.92%) PowerShell
8 8 (5.26%) C++
9 7 (4.61%) XPath
10 6 (3.95%) Jython
10 6 (3.95%) ActionScript 2.0
10 6 (3.95%) ActionScript
11 5 (3.29%) Objective-C
12 4 (2.63%) Shell Script
12 4 (2.63%) Perl
12 4 (2.63%) PL/SQL
13 3 (1.97%) Korn
14 2 (1.32%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 10 (6.58%) Degree
2 8 (5.26%) CISSP
3 6 (3.95%) DV Cleared
3 6 (3.95%) Security Cleared
4 4 (2.63%) RHCE
5 3 (1.97%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (1.97%) CISM
6 2 (1.32%) CCSA
6 2 (1.32%) CCSE
6 2 (1.32%) CISMP
6 2 (1.32%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.32%) CCNP
7 1 (0.66%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.66%) MCITP
7 1 (0.66%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.66%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.66%) CISA
7 1 (0.66%) MCP
7 1 (0.66%) HND
7 1 (0.66%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.92%) Data Quality
2 7 (4.61%) QA
3 4 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.32%) SLA
5 1 (0.66%) HL7
System Software
1 11 (7.24%) Active Directory
2 7 (4.61%) Oracle RAC
3 6 (3.95%) Hyper-V
4 4 (2.63%) Postfix
4 4 (2.63%) Forefront TMG
4 4 (2.63%) SpamAssassin
5 3 (1.97%) qmail
6 2 (1.32%) Varnish
6 2 (1.32%) BitLocker
6 2 (1.32%) ProxySG
7 1 (0.66%) XenApp
7 1 (0.66%) Terminal Server
7 1 (0.66%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 8 (5.26%) Puppet
1 8 (5.26%) AirWatch
2 7 (4.61%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 5 (3.29%) SCCM
3 5 (3.29%) Nagios
3 5 (3.29%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (2.63%) SELinux
4 4 (2.63%) CA Wily
4 4 (2.63%) CA Single Sign-On
5 3 (1.97%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 3 (1.97%) Ansible
6 2 (1.32%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (1.32%) Oracle Identity Management
6 2 (1.32%) FortiGate
6 2 (1.32%) Nessus
6 2 (1.32%) Nmap
7 1 (0.66%) SCOM
7 1 (0.66%) Graphite
Vendors
1 50 (32.89%) Oracle
2 21 (13.82%) Microsoft
3 17 (11.18%) SAP
4 15 (9.87%) Remedy
5 11 (7.24%) IBM
6 9 (5.92%) Sybase
7 8 (5.26%) Software AG
8 7 (4.61%) Intel
9 6 (3.95%) Red Hat
9 6 (3.95%) F5
10 5 (3.29%) VMware
10 5 (3.29%) ServiceNow
10 5 (3.29%) WorldPay
11 4 (2.63%) CA
11 4 (2.63%) Xamarin
11 4 (2.63%) hybris
11 4 (2.63%) Citrix
11 4 (2.63%) Cisco
12 3 (1.97%) Adobe
12 3 (1.97%) HP
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