The first table below looks at the demand for HTTPS 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 HTTPS over the 3 months to 28 July 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HyperText Transport Protocol, Secure (HTTPS)
Rank 96 106 100
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -6
Contract jobs citing HTTPS 23 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.11% 0.11% 0.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.08% 0.63% 1.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 1
Average daily rate
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£338 £325 £480
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -32.29%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £353 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.70% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 - £42.50
Communications & Networking Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
453 315 304
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 21.88% 18.09% 17.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 240 154 122
Average daily rate £345 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.42% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £182 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £470 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 43 55
Average hourly rate £37.50 £27.50 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -11.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £15.50 £21.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +2.12%
HTTPS
South East

HTTPS
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

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

HTTPS Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

HTTPS
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

HTTPS Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

HTTPS
Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

HTTPS Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

HTTPS
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 HTTPS within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 28 July 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
Southampton - - - - 1
Farnborough - - - - 1
HTTPS
South East

HTTPS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 45 (100.00%) UNIX
2 42 (93.33%) Windows
3 41 (91.11%) Oracle
4 38 (84.44%) TCP/IP
4 38 (84.44%) HP Quality Center
5 37 (82.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 37 (82.22%) Windows XP
5 37 (82.22%) Windows 2000
5 37 (82.22%) JavaScript
5 37 (82.22%) .NET
5 37 (82.22%) ASP.NET
5 37 (82.22%) JSP
5 37 (82.22%) HP
5 37 (82.22%) Windows Server 2003
6 36 (80.00%) HTML
7 34 (75.56%) Security Cleared
7 34 (75.56%) Oracle EBS
7 34 (75.56%) ISTQB
8 33 (73.33%) Software Testing
8 33 (73.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 28 (62.22%) SC Cleared
10 26 (57.78%) Linux
11 20 (44.44%) SSL
12 19 (42.22%) Test Scripting
12 19 (42.22%) Workflow
13 18 (40.00%) Performance Testing
13 18 (40.00%) Knowledge Management
13 18 (40.00%) Test Strategy
13 18 (40.00%) QuickTest Pro
13 18 (40.00%) LoadRunner

HTTPS
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 1 (2.22%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (2.22%) IBM HTTP Server
1 1 (2.22%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (6.67%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (2.22%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 34 (75.56%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (2.22%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 38 (84.44%) TCP/IP
2 20 (44.44%) SSL
3 18 (40.00%) HTTP
4 17 (37.78%) DNS
5 16 (35.56%) Wireshark
6 8 (17.78%) FTP
7 7 (15.56%) NAS
8 5 (11.11%) DMZ
9 3 (6.67%) Firewall
9 3 (6.67%) SAN
10 1 (2.22%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (22.22%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 18 (40.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 18 (40.00%) LoadRunner
Job Titles
1 15 (33.33%) Tester
2 14 (31.11%) Analyst
2 14 (31.11%) Test Analyst
3 9 (20.00%) Performance Tester
4 7 (15.56%) Test Specialist
5 6 (13.33%) Performance Analyst
5 6 (13.33%) Performance Test Analyst
6 5 (11.11%) Administrator
7 4 (8.89%) Performance Engineer
7 4 (8.89%) UNIX Administrator
7 4 (8.89%) UNIX Systems Administrator
7 4 (8.89%) Systems Administrator
7 4 (8.89%) Performance Test Specialist
8 3 (6.67%) Applications Specialist
8 3 (6.67%) Performance Manager
9 2 (4.44%) Integration Analyst
9 2 (4.44%) Performance Test Manager
9 2 (4.44%) Test Leader
9 2 (4.44%) Systems Test Analyst
9 2 (4.44%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (82.22%) ASP.NET
1 37 (82.22%) JSP
1 37 (82.22%) .NET
2 36 (80.00%) HTML
3 3 (6.67%) JPA
4 1 (2.22%) J2EE
4 1 (2.22%) SOAP
4 1 (2.22%) Web Services
4 1 (2.22%) XML
4 1 (2.22%) XSD
4 1 (2.22%) XSLT
4 1 (2.22%) XML Schema
4 1 (2.22%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (2.22%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.22%) HACMP
1 1 (2.22%) Clustering
1 1 (2.22%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 45 (100.00%) UNIX
2 42 (93.33%) Windows
3 37 (82.22%) Windows 2000
3 37 (82.22%) Windows XP
3 37 (82.22%) Windows Server 2003
3 37 (82.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 26 (57.78%) Linux
5 7 (15.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (6.67%) Solaris
7 1 (2.22%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (73.33%) Software Testing
2 19 (42.22%) Workflow
2 19 (42.22%) Test Scripting
3 18 (40.00%) Test Strategy
3 18 (40.00%) Knowledge Management
3 18 (40.00%) Performance Testing
4 16 (35.56%) Validation
5 8 (17.78%) Load Testing
5 8 (17.78%) Test Automation
6 7 (15.56%) Migration
7 4 (8.89%) Performance Engineering
8 1 (2.22%) Change Control
8 1 (2.22%) ITIL
8 1 (2.22%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (2.22%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 37 (82.22%) JavaScript
2 7 (15.56%) Shell Script
2 7 (15.56%) AWK
2 7 (15.56%) Korn
2 7 (15.56%) sed
3 4 (8.89%) VB
4 3 (6.67%) SQL
4 3 (6.67%) C#
4 3 (6.67%) Java
5 1 (2.22%) VBScript
5 1 (2.22%) XPath
5 1 (2.22%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.22%) Jython
Qualifications
1 34 (75.56%) ISTQB
1 34 (75.56%) Security Cleared
2 33 (73.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 28 (62.22%) SC Cleared
4 14 (31.11%) DV Cleared
5 2 (4.44%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (4.44%) CCNA
6 1 (2.22%) ISEB
6 1 (2.22%) MCSE
6 1 (2.22%) CCNP
6 1 (2.22%) MCITP
6 1 (2.22%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) QA
System Software
1 16 (35.56%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 38 (84.44%) HP Quality Center
2 18 (40.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 16 (35.56%) Nessus
4 1 (2.22%) Tivoli
4 1 (2.22%) Tivoli Monitoring
4 1 (2.22%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 41 (91.11%) Oracle
2 37 (82.22%) HP
3 7 (15.56%) Red Hat
4 3 (6.67%) Sun
5 1 (2.22%) Remedy
5 1 (2.22%) IBM
5 1 (2.22%) Microsoft