The table below looks at the statistics for HTTP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Halifax region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HTTP over the 3 months to 29 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
Rank 25 - 19
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing HTTP 3 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 1.82% - 1.56%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.65% - 10.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate
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- - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
- +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.25 - £22.35
HTTP
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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 Halifax region.

Communications & Networking Category
Halifax
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
17 6 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 10.30% 3.92% 14.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 6 12
Average daily rate £265 £380 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.26% +17.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £300 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £416 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -20.00%

HTTP
Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

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

HTTP Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

HTTP
Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

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

HTTP Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

HTTP
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Halifax 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 3 (100.00%) UNIX
1 3 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
1 3 (100.00%) SSL
1 3 (100.00%) Intranet
1 3 (100.00%) Internet
1 3 (100.00%) Extranet
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) BIG-IP
1 3 (100.00%) F5
1 3 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 3 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 2 (66.67%) Retail Banking
2 2 (66.67%) Banking
2 2 (66.67%) Retail

HTTP
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Halifax 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
1 3 (100.00%) SSL
1 3 (100.00%) Intranet
1 3 (100.00%) Internet
1 3 (100.00%) Extranet
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) BIG-IP
1 3 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 3 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
General
1 2 (66.67%) Retail Banking
1 2 (66.67%) Banking
1 2 (66.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Administrator
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) UNIX
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) F5