The table below looks at the statistics for HTTPS skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HTTPS over the 3 months to 29 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HyperText Transport Protocol, Secure (HTTPS)
Rank 137 162 -
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -
Contract jobs citing HTTPS 19 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.54% 0.067% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.53% 0.51% -
Number of daily rates quoted 11 1 0
Median daily rate £550 £377 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.08% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £378
% change year-on-year
+0.06% +5.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £43.78 £12.00
% change year-on-year
-2.92% +264.83%
HTTPS
England

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

Communications & Networking Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
539 592 492
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 15.20% 13.20% 15.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 332 336 274
Median daily rate £413 £400 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +28.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £360 £344
% change year-on-year
+1.38% +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 68 51
Median hourly rate £18.38 £17.33 £20.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.03% -16.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.53 £12.00 £11.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £30.19 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £21.01 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+38.06% -6.64%

HTTPS
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing HTTPS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

HTTPS Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

HTTPS
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

HTTPS Daily Rate Trend in the North West

HTTPS
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HTTPS across the North West region over the 3 months to 29 September 2016.

HTTPS Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

HTTPS
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HTTPS within the North West region over the 3 months to 29 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheshire - 11 £525 -
Manchester 0 4 £550 +46.08% 13
Merseyside - 3 £500 - 2
Lancashire - 1 £550 -
HTTPS
England

HTTPS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing HTTPS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for HTTPS.

1 22 (81.48%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (51.85%) JSON
2 14 (51.85%) JavaScript
2 14 (51.85%) Apache
2 14 (51.85%) LDAP
2 14 (51.85%) HTTP
2 14 (51.85%) SAML
2 14 (51.85%) Tivoli
2 14 (51.85%) Microservices
3 13 (48.15%) Apache Cassandra
3 13 (48.15%) VB
3 13 (48.15%) Lua
3 13 (48.15%) Security Cleared
4 11 (40.74%) Extreme Programming
5 9 (33.33%) Wiki
5 9 (33.33%) Linux
6 8 (29.63%) Python
6 8 (29.63%) Windows
6 8 (29.63%) MSI
6 8 (29.63%) Shell Script
6 8 (29.63%) SSL
6 8 (29.63%) PowerShell
6 8 (29.63%) Amazon AWS
6 8 (29.63%) Bash Shell
6 8 (29.63%) Security Architecture
6 8 (29.63%) yum
6 8 (29.63%) Puppet
6 8 (29.63%) TDD
6 8 (29.63%) Jenkins
6 8 (29.63%) Opscode Chef

HTTPS
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 14 (51.85%) Apache
2 1 (3.70%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 8 (29.63%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (51.85%) HTTP
1 14 (51.85%) LDAP
2 8 (29.63%) SSL
3 3 (11.11%) FTP
3 3 (11.11%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (48.15%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 8 (29.63%) Jenkins
1 8 (29.63%) MSI
2 7 (25.93%) GitLab
General
1 2 (7.41%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (51.85%) Developer
2 6 (22.22%) Senior Developer
3 5 (18.52%) Applications Developer
3 5 (18.52%) Architect
3 5 (18.52%) Automation Engineer
3 5 (18.52%) Linux Engineer
4 4 (14.81%) Cloud Automation Engineer
4 4 (14.81%) Cloud Engineer
4 4 (14.81%) Integration Architect
5 3 (11.11%) Digital Developer
5 3 (11.11%) Messaging Architect
5 3 (11.11%) Web Architect
6 2 (7.41%) Agile Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Automation Consultant
6 2 (7.41%) Cloud Consultant
6 2 (7.41%) Consultant
6 2 (7.41%) Linux Consultant
6 2 (7.41%) Linux Scripter
7 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Architect
7 1 (3.70%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (51.85%) JSON
1 14 (51.85%) SAML
2 4 (14.81%) EDIFACT
2 4 (14.81%) XML
3 3 (11.11%) Middleware
3 3 (11.11%) SOAP
3 3 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (33.33%) Wiki
2 1 (3.70%) Client/Server
2 1 (3.70%) Mainframe
2 1 (3.70%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 9 (33.33%) Linux
2 8 (29.63%) Windows
3 1 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (81.48%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (51.85%) Microservices
3 11 (40.74%) Extreme Programming
4 8 (29.63%) Security Architecture
4 8 (29.63%) Security Operations
4 8 (29.63%) TDD
5 4 (14.81%) B2B
5 4 (14.81%) Use Case
6 3 (11.11%) SOA
6 3 (11.11%) Web Development
7 2 (7.41%) Continuous Deployment
7 2 (7.41%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (7.41%) Presales
7 2 (7.41%) Technical Architecture
8 1 (3.70%) DevOps
8 1 (3.70%) Ethical Hacking
8 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Management
8 1 (3.70%) Open Source
8 1 (3.70%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 14 (51.85%) JavaScript
2 13 (48.15%) Lua
2 13 (48.15%) VB
3 8 (29.63%) Bash Shell
3 8 (29.63%) PowerShell
3 8 (29.63%) Python
3 8 (29.63%) Shell Script
4 1 (3.70%) Java
Qualifications
1 13 (48.15%) Security Cleared
2 6 (22.22%) SC Cleared
3 2 (7.41%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (3.70%) CCIE
4 1 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 14 (51.85%) Tivoli
2 8 (29.63%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (29.63%) Puppet
2 8 (29.63%) yum
Vendors
1 1 (3.70%) Red Hat