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 24 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HyperText Transport Protocol, Secure (HTTPS)
Rank 129 162 -
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -
Contract jobs citing HTTPS 20 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.57% 0.095% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.74% 0.76% -
Number of daily rates quoted 12 2 0
Median daily rate £550 £488 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.64% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £369
% change year-on-year
- +8.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £43.78 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-2.92% +25.08%
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
535 523 465
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 15.12% 12.46% 14.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 305 285 229
Median daily rate £375 £375 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £220 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £439
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 51 52
Median hourly rate £16.00 £17.33 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.67% -22.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.35 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £27.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £21.53 £21.88
% change year-on-year
+62.60% -1.60%

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 24 August 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 24 August 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 -9 4 £550 +46.08% 5
Merseyside - 3 £500 -
Lancashire +12 2 £500 -16.66%
HTTPS
England

HTTPS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 23 (69.70%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (51.52%) Apache
3 15 (45.45%) HTTP
3 15 (45.45%) Security Cleared
4 14 (42.42%) Microservices
4 14 (42.42%) JSON
4 14 (42.42%) LDAP
4 14 (42.42%) JavaScript
4 14 (42.42%) SAML
4 14 (42.42%) Tivoli
5 13 (39.39%) VB
5 13 (39.39%) Lua
5 13 (39.39%) Apache Cassandra
6 11 (33.33%) Windows
6 11 (33.33%) Extreme Programming
7 10 (30.30%) Linux
7 10 (30.30%) Wiki
8 9 (27.27%) Amazon AWS
8 9 (27.27%) Bash Shell
8 9 (27.27%) Security Architecture
8 9 (27.27%) yum
8 9 (27.27%) Puppet
8 9 (27.27%) TDD
8 9 (27.27%) PowerShell
8 9 (27.27%) Jenkins
8 9 (27.27%) Opscode Chef
8 9 (27.27%) Python
8 9 (27.27%) SSL
8 9 (27.27%) Shell Script
8 9 (27.27%) MSI

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 17 (51.52%) Apache
2 2 (6.06%) FileNet
2 2 (6.06%) IIS
2 2 (6.06%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.03%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (3.03%) iPlanet
3 1 (3.03%) JBoss
3 1 (3.03%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 1 (3.03%) WebSphere
3 1 (3.03%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 9 (27.27%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (45.45%) HTTP
2 14 (42.42%) LDAP
3 9 (27.27%) SSL
4 3 (9.09%) FTP
4 3 (9.09%) SMTP
5 2 (6.06%) DNS
5 2 (6.06%) Firewall
5 2 (6.06%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (39.39%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 9 (27.27%) Jenkins
1 9 (27.27%) MSI
2 8 (24.24%) GitLab
3 1 (3.03%) Introscope
General
1 5 (15.15%) Finance
2 1 (3.03%) Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (42.42%) Developer
2 7 (21.21%) Architect
3 6 (18.18%) Automation Engineer
3 6 (18.18%) Integration Architect
3 6 (18.18%) Linux Engineer
3 6 (18.18%) Senior Developer
4 5 (15.15%) Applications Developer
5 4 (12.12%) Cloud Automation Engineer
5 4 (12.12%) Cloud Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) Digital Developer
6 3 (9.09%) Messaging Architect
6 3 (9.09%) Web Architect
7 2 (6.06%) Agile Developer
7 2 (6.06%) Automation Consultant
7 2 (6.06%) Cloud Consultant
7 2 (6.06%) Consultant
7 2 (6.06%) Linux Consultant
7 2 (6.06%) Linux Scripter
8 1 (3.03%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
8 1 (3.03%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (42.42%) JSON
1 14 (42.42%) SAML
2 7 (21.21%) XML
3 6 (18.18%) EDIFACT
4 4 (12.12%) Middleware
5 3 (9.09%) SOAP
5 3 (9.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (30.30%) Wiki
2 3 (9.09%) Mainframe
3 2 (6.06%) Clustering
3 2 (6.06%) Tandem
4 1 (3.03%) Client/Server
4 1 (3.03%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 11 (33.33%) Windows
2 10 (30.30%) Linux
3 1 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (69.70%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (42.42%) Microservices
3 11 (33.33%) Extreme Programming
4 9 (27.27%) Security Architecture
4 9 (27.27%) TDD
5 8 (24.24%) Security Operations
6 6 (18.18%) B2B
6 6 (18.18%) Use Case
7 3 (9.09%) SOA
7 3 (9.09%) Web Development
8 2 (6.06%) Change Management
8 2 (6.06%) Continuous Deployment
8 2 (6.06%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (6.06%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (6.06%) Data Analysis
8 2 (6.06%) ITIL
8 2 (6.06%) People Management
8 2 (6.06%) Problem Management
8 2 (6.06%) Service Delivery
8 2 (6.06%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 14 (42.42%) JavaScript
2 13 (39.39%) Lua
2 13 (39.39%) VB
3 9 (27.27%) Bash Shell
3 9 (27.27%) PowerShell
3 9 (27.27%) Python
3 9 (27.27%) Shell Script
4 2 (6.06%) Java
4 2 (6.06%) JCL
4 2 (6.06%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (45.45%) Security Cleared
2 8 (24.24%) SC Cleared
3 2 (6.06%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (3.03%) CCIE
4 1 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (6.06%) Active Directory
1 2 (6.06%) Oracle RAC
1 2 (6.06%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 14 (42.42%) Tivoli
2 9 (27.27%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (27.27%) Puppet
2 9 (27.27%) yum
3 2 (6.06%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (3.03%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 3 (9.09%) Oracle
2 2 (6.06%) Citrix
2 2 (6.06%) Ektron
2 2 (6.06%) Genesys
2 2 (6.06%) Informatica
2 2 (6.06%) VMware
3 1 (3.03%) CA
3 1 (3.03%) IBM
3 1 (3.03%) Red Hat