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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HyperText Transport Protocol, Secure (HTTPS)
Rank 154 154 135
Rank change year-on-year
0 -19
Contract jobs citing HTTPS 3 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.095% 0.048% 0.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.65% 0.34% 1.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 5
Median daily rate £300 £395 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.05% +12.85%
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £450 £375
% change year-on-year
-8.88% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £15.00 £12.00
% change year-on-year
- +25.00%
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
465 597 420
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 14.80% 14.39% 12.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 283 347 227
Median daily rate £425 £375 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £510 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 50 37
Median hourly rate £19.63 £16.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.93% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.50 £37.50 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £23.13
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -2.70%

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
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 10 December 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
Manchester - 3 £300 - 2
HTTPS
England

HTTPS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 17 (77.27%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (45.45%) Security Cleared
3 9 (40.91%) JSON
3 9 (40.91%) HTTP
3 9 (40.91%) SAML
3 9 (40.91%) Tivoli
3 9 (40.91%) JavaScript
3 9 (40.91%) Windows
3 9 (40.91%) Apache
3 9 (40.91%) LDAP
3 9 (40.91%) Microservices
4 8 (36.36%) Puppet
4 8 (36.36%) Apache Cassandra
4 8 (36.36%) Jenkins
4 8 (36.36%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (36.36%) Python
4 8 (36.36%) Linux
4 8 (36.36%) VB
4 8 (36.36%) SSL
4 8 (36.36%) Lua
4 8 (36.36%) Amazon AWS
5 7 (31.82%) PowerShell
5 7 (31.82%) Wiki
5 7 (31.82%) TDD
5 7 (31.82%) Extreme Programming
5 7 (31.82%) Shell Script
5 7 (31.82%) MSI
5 7 (31.82%) Bash Shell
5 7 (31.82%) Security Architecture
5 7 (31.82%) yum

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 9 (40.91%) Apache
2 1 (4.55%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 8 (36.36%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (40.91%) HTTP
1 9 (40.91%) LDAP
2 8 (36.36%) SSL
3 3 (13.64%) FTP
3 3 (13.64%) SMTP
4 2 (9.09%) Internet
4 2 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (4.55%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (36.36%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (9.09%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 8 (36.36%) Jenkins
2 7 (31.82%) MSI
3 6 (27.27%) GitLab
4 1 (4.55%) Git (software)
4 1 (4.55%) GoCD
4 1 (4.55%) Subversion
4 1 (4.55%) Travis CI
General
1 2 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (50.00%) Developer
2 6 (27.27%) Senior Developer
3 5 (22.73%) Automation Engineer
3 5 (22.73%) Linux Engineer
4 4 (18.18%) Cloud Automation Engineer
4 4 (18.18%) Cloud Engineer
5 3 (13.64%) Architect
5 3 (13.64%) Digital Developer
5 3 (13.64%) Integration Architect
5 3 (13.64%) Messaging Architect
5 3 (13.64%) Web Architect
6 2 (9.09%) .NET Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Automation Consultant
6 2 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (9.09%) C# Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Cloud Consultant
6 2 (9.09%) Consultant
6 2 (9.09%) Linux Consultant
6 2 (9.09%) Linux Scripter
6 2 (9.09%) WCF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (40.91%) JSON
1 9 (40.91%) SAML
2 5 (22.73%) SOAP
2 5 (22.73%) Web Services
3 3 (13.64%) EDIFACT
3 3 (13.64%) Middleware
3 3 (13.64%) XML
4 2 (9.09%) .NET
4 2 (9.09%) WCF
4 2 (9.09%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (31.82%) Wiki
2 1 (4.55%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 9 (40.91%) Windows
2 8 (36.36%) Linux
3 2 (9.09%) Android
3 2 (9.09%) Apple iOS
3 2 (9.09%) Windows 10
3 2 (9.09%) Windows 8
4 1 (4.55%) CentOS
4 1 (4.55%) Fedora
4 1 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (77.27%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (40.91%) Microservices
3 7 (31.82%) Extreme Programming
3 7 (31.82%) Security Architecture
3 7 (31.82%) Security Operations
3 7 (31.82%) TDD
4 3 (13.64%) B2B
4 3 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (13.64%) SOA
4 3 (13.64%) Use Case
4 3 (13.64%) Web Development
5 2 (9.09%) Continuous Deployment
5 2 (9.09%) Data Entry
5 2 (9.09%) Presales
5 2 (9.09%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (9.09%) Validation
6 1 (4.55%) Configuration Management
6 1 (4.55%) DevOps
6 1 (4.55%) Open Source
6 1 (4.55%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 9 (40.91%) JavaScript
2 8 (36.36%) Lua
2 8 (36.36%) Python
2 8 (36.36%) VB
3 7 (31.82%) Bash Shell
3 7 (31.82%) PowerShell
3 7 (31.82%) Shell Script
4 2 (9.09%) C#
4 2 (9.09%) SQL
5 1 (4.55%) Java
5 1 (4.55%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 10 (45.45%) Security Cleared
2 3 (13.64%) SC Cleared
3 2 (9.09%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 9 (40.91%) Tivoli
2 8 (36.36%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (36.36%) Puppet
3 7 (31.82%) yum
4 1 (4.55%) Ansible
4 1 (4.55%) Ganglia
4 1 (4.55%) Graphite
4 1 (4.55%) Kibana
4 1 (4.55%) Nagios
4 1 (4.55%) Riemann
Vendors
1 1 (4.55%) Red Hat