The first table below looks at the demand for HTTP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HTTP over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Hampshire region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
Rank 84 90 89
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -1
Contract jobs citing HTTP 28 27 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.35% 1.58% 0.66%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.81% 8.23% 3.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 12 7
Average daily rate £343 £334 £367
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.62% -9.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £258 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £477
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £42.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 £29.80 £23.75
% change year-on-year
-58.04% +25.45%
Communications & Networking Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
411 328 388
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 19.80% 19.23% 21.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 217 179 158
Average daily rate £350 £315 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 58 69
Average hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £34.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -5.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.83 £15.00 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £39.50 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -23.72%
HTTP
South East

HTTP
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

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

HTTP Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

HTTP
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

HTTP Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

HTTP
Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HTTP across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

HTTP Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

HTTP
Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

HTTP Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

HTTP
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HTTP within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Basingstoke +23 6 £315 -33.68% 1
Southampton -11 3 £405 +28.57% 2
Winchester - - - -
Farnborough - - - -
Portsmouth - - - -
HTTP
South East

HTTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 25 (56.82%) Security Cleared
2 22 (50.00%) HP
3 21 (47.73%) UNIX
3 21 (47.73%) Windows
4 20 (45.45%) HP Quality Center
5 19 (43.18%) HTML
5 19 (43.18%) TCP/IP
6 18 (40.91%) JavaScript
7 17 (38.64%) DNS
7 17 (38.64%) Microsoft
7 17 (38.64%) SC Cleared
7 17 (38.64%) Software Testing
8 16 (36.36%) ISTQB
9 15 (34.09%) Windows Server 2008
9 15 (34.09%) Windows Server 2003
10 14 (31.82%) HTTPS
10 14 (31.82%) Windows XP
11 13 (29.55%) .NET
11 13 (29.55%) Oracle
12 12 (27.27%) QuickTest Pro
12 12 (27.27%) LoadRunner
12 12 (27.27%) Windows 2000
12 12 (27.27%) ASP.NET
12 12 (27.27%) JSP
12 12 (27.27%) SMTP
12 12 (27.27%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 12 (27.27%) Performance Testing
13 11 (25.00%) PowerShell
13 11 (25.00%) IIS
13 11 (25.00%) Oracle EBS

HTTP
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 11 (25.00%) IIS
2 7 (15.91%) Apache
2 7 (15.91%) SharePoint
3 6 (13.64%) SharePoint 2010
3 6 (13.64%) CMS
4 3 (6.82%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (6.82%) IBM HTTP Server
4 3 (6.82%) WebSphere
5 2 (4.55%) Tomcat
6 1 (2.27%) WebSphere Process Server
6 1 (2.27%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (2.27%) Lync
Applications
1 4 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.55%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 11 (25.00%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.55%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (43.18%) TCP/IP
2 17 (38.64%) DNS
3 14 (31.82%) HTTPS
4 12 (27.27%) SMTP
5 10 (22.73%) Firewall
5 10 (22.73%) FTP
6 8 (18.18%) SSL
7 6 (13.64%) Internet
7 6 (13.64%) X.400
7 6 (13.64%) X.500
8 5 (11.36%) SAN
9 4 (9.09%) LDAP
10 3 (6.82%) NetScaler
11 2 (4.55%) LTE
11 2 (4.55%) Network Security
11 2 (4.55%) VLAN
11 2 (4.55%) Kerberos
11 2 (4.55%) SNMP
11 2 (4.55%) DHCP
11 2 (4.55%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.82%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (2.27%) MySQL
2 1 (2.27%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.27%) QlikView
2 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 12 (27.27%) QuickTest Pro
1 12 (27.27%) LoadRunner
2 6 (13.64%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (6.82%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.27%) ClearCase
4 1 (2.27%) Subversion
General
1 7 (15.91%) Finance
1 7 (15.91%) Military
2 5 (11.36%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.55%) Financial Institution
3 2 (4.55%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.27%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 13 (29.55%) Analyst
2 12 (27.27%) Test Analyst
3 6 (13.64%) Performance Test Analyst
3 6 (13.64%) Performance Analyst
3 6 (13.64%) Developer
4 5 (11.36%) Tester
4 5 (11.36%) Performance Tester
4 5 (11.36%) Design Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) Software Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) Performance Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) Web Analyst
5 3 (6.82%) Web Test Analyst
5 3 (6.82%) Senior Design Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Cloud Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Cloud Software Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) WebSphere Server Consultant
6 2 (4.55%) WebSphere Server Specialist
6 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Specialist
6 2 (4.55%) Performance Test Specialist
6 2 (4.55%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (43.18%) HTML
2 13 (29.55%) .NET
3 12 (27.27%) ASP.NET
3 12 (27.27%) JSP
4 10 (22.73%) XML
5 8 (18.18%) Web Services
6 7 (15.91%) CSS
7 5 (11.36%) SOAP
8 3 (6.82%) Middleware
9 2 (4.55%) JPA
9 2 (4.55%) J2EE
9 2 (4.55%) XSD
9 2 (4.55%) XSLT
9 2 (4.55%) XML Schema
9 2 (4.55%) WebSphere MQ
10 1 (2.27%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.36%) Management Information System
2 3 (6.82%) DataPower
3 2 (4.55%) HACMP
3 2 (4.55%) Replication
4 1 (2.27%) Clustering
4 1 (2.27%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.27%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 21 (47.73%) UNIX
1 21 (47.73%) Windows
2 15 (34.09%) Windows Server 2008
2 15 (34.09%) Windows Server 2003
3 14 (31.82%) Windows XP
4 12 (27.27%) Windows 2000
5 9 (20.45%) Linux
6 3 (6.82%) AIX
6 3 (6.82%) Solaris
6 3 (6.82%) Windows 7
7 1 (2.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (38.64%) Software Testing
2 12 (27.27%) Performance Testing
3 7 (15.91%) Web Development
4 6 (13.64%) Test Strategy
4 6 (13.64%) Load Testing
4 6 (13.64%) Test Scripting
4 6 (13.64%) Test Automation
4 6 (13.64%) Knowledge Management
4 6 (13.64%) Automated Testing
4 6 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (13.64%) DSDM
5 5 (11.36%) Integration Testing
6 4 (9.09%) ITIL
7 3 (6.82%) Software Engineering
7 3 (6.82%) Performance Engineering
8 2 (4.55%) Change Control
8 2 (4.55%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (4.55%) Document Management
8 2 (4.55%) ERP
9 1 (2.27%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 18 (40.91%) JavaScript
2 11 (25.00%) PowerShell
3 8 (18.18%) SQL
4 6 (13.64%) VBScript
5 3 (6.82%) Jython
5 3 (6.82%) VB
5 3 (6.82%) Perl
5 3 (6.82%) Java
5 3 (6.82%) C
5 3 (6.82%) C++
6 2 (4.55%) Ruby
6 2 (4.55%) XPath
6 2 (4.55%) C#
6 2 (4.55%) Python
7 1 (2.27%) PHP
Qualifications
1 25 (56.82%) Security Cleared
2 17 (38.64%) SC Cleared
3 16 (36.36%) ISTQB
4 8 (18.18%) ISEB
5 5 (11.36%) DV Cleared
6 2 (4.55%) MCSE
6 2 (4.55%) MCSA
6 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (2.27%) Degree
System Software
1 7 (15.91%) Forefront TMG
2 2 (4.55%) vCloud
2 2 (4.55%) vSphere
2 2 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.55%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.55%) VMware Workstation
2 2 (4.55%) Samba
Systems Management
1 20 (45.45%) HP Quality Center
2 12 (27.27%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 6 (13.64%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 2 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (4.55%) WSUS
4 2 (4.55%) CA SiteMinder
4 2 (4.55%) Tivoli
4 2 (4.55%) Tivoli Monitoring
5 1 (2.27%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (2.27%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 22 (50.00%) HP
2 17 (38.64%) Microsoft
3 13 (29.55%) Oracle
4 6 (13.64%) Ektron
4 6 (13.64%) Cisco
4 6 (13.64%) Clearswift
5 5 (11.36%) IBM
6 4 (9.09%) VMware
7 3 (6.82%) Citrix
7 3 (6.82%) CheckPoint
7 3 (6.82%) EMC
7 3 (6.82%) IronPort
8 2 (4.55%) Dell
8 2 (4.55%) Sun
8 2 (4.55%) Remedy
8 2 (4.55%) NetApp
9 1 (2.27%) CA
9 1 (2.27%) Juniper
9 1 (2.27%) 3PAR
Hampshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 11 days ago