The table below looks at the statistics for HTTP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HTTP over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
Rank 51 - 39
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing HTTP 1 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.21% - 1.60%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.20% - 6.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 6
Average daily rate £400 - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £388 £361
% change year-on-year
+6.45% +7.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.13 £46.25 £12.50
% change year-on-year
-11.08% +270.00%
HTTP
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Gloucestershire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
83 52 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 17.66% 10.97% 26.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 23 58
Average daily rate £338 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £310 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.05% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 3
Average hourly rate £40.25 £43.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.47% +117.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
- +46.34%

HTTP
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

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

HTTP Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

HTTP
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

HTTP Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

HTTP
Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

HTTP Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

HTTP
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HTTP within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Cheltenham - 1 £400 - 3
HTTP
South West

HTTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire region citing HTTP 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 HTTP.

1 7 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 7 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) Kanban
2 3 (42.86%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (42.86%) DevOps
2 3 (42.86%) Tomcat
2 3 (42.86%) ITIL
2 3 (42.86%) HP
2 3 (42.86%) JBoss
2 3 (42.86%) Service Management
2 3 (42.86%) Change Management
2 3 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (42.86%) Scrum
2 3 (42.86%) VMware
3 2 (28.57%) Risk Management
3 2 (28.57%) Finance
3 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (28.57%) Red Hat
3 2 (28.57%) Linux
3 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
3 2 (28.57%) C
3 2 (28.57%) SOAP
3 2 (28.57%) Python
3 2 (28.57%) Continuous Delivery
3 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
3 2 (28.57%) Jenkins
3 2 (28.57%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (28.57%) Opscode Chef

HTTP
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire region citing HTTP 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 HTTP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (42.86%) JBoss
1 3 (42.86%) Tomcat
2 2 (28.57%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (14.29%) DHCP
1 1 (14.29%) DNS
1 1 (14.29%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
1 2 (28.57%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Administrator
1 2 (28.57%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Data Centre Technician
2 1 (14.29%) Data Technician
2 1 (14.29%) Linux Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Network Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
2 1 (14.29%) Fat Client
2 1 (14.29%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) CentOS
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (42.86%) Change Management
1 3 (42.86%) Continuous Improvement
1 3 (42.86%) DevOps
1 3 (42.86%) ITIL
1 3 (42.86%) Kanban
1 3 (42.86%) Scrum
1 3 (42.86%) Service Management
1 3 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (28.57%) Change Control
2 2 (28.57%) Continuous Delivery
2 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (28.57%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (28.57%) Document Management
2 2 (28.57%) Information Assurance
2 2 (28.57%) ITIL V3
2 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
2 2 (28.57%) Requirements Management
2 2 (28.57%) Risk Management
3 1 (14.29%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) Bash Shell
1 2 (28.57%) C
1 2 (28.57%) Python
2 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 7 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (14.29%) CCIE
3 1 (14.29%) CCNP
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (14.29%) MCSE
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (28.57%) Puppet
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco LMS
2 1 (14.29%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) HP
1 3 (42.86%) VMware
2 2 (28.57%) Atlassian
2 2 (28.57%) Red Hat
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco
3 1 (14.29%) Citrix
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft