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 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
HyperText Transport Protocol, Secure (HTTPS)
England / North West
Rank 123 155 125
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -30
Contract jobs citing HTTPS 11 5 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.42% 0.13% 0.28%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.72% 0.87% 2.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 5 7
Median daily rate £400 £345 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.94% -1.42%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £420 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £15.00 £30.20
% change year-on-year
- -50.33%

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
404 577 402
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 15.43% 14.84% 12.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 249 316 197
Median daily rate £383 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.37% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £572 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.68% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 33 41
Median hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +21.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £162.50 £40.00 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +25.00%

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 20 January 2017. 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 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 - 10 £400 - 2
Cheshire +22 1 £425 +11.11%
HTTPS
England

HTTPS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 15 (71.43%) Linux
1 15 (71.43%) Python
1 15 (71.43%) SSL
1 15 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
1 15 (71.43%) Amazon AWS
1 15 (71.43%) Puppet
1 15 (71.43%) Opscode Chef
1 15 (71.43%) Jenkins
2 11 (52.38%) Windows
3 8 (38.10%) TDD
3 8 (38.10%) MSI
3 8 (38.10%) Shell Script
3 8 (38.10%) Bash Shell
3 8 (38.10%) PowerShell
3 8 (38.10%) Wiki
3 8 (38.10%) Security Operations
3 8 (38.10%) yum
4 7 (33.33%) Travis CI
4 7 (33.33%) GoCD
4 7 (33.33%) Riemann
4 7 (33.33%) Configuration Management
4 7 (33.33%) Ruby
4 7 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (33.33%) CentOS
4 7 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (33.33%) Git (software)
4 7 (33.33%) Ganglia
4 7 (33.33%) Security Architecture
4 7 (33.33%) OpenStack
4 7 (33.33%) Ansible

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 7 (33.33%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 15 (71.43%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (71.43%) SSL
2 7 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 3 (14.29%) FTP
3 3 (14.29%) Internet
3 3 (14.29%) SMTP
3 3 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 15 (71.43%) Jenkins
2 8 (38.10%) MSI
3 7 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 7 (33.33%) GitLab
3 7 (33.33%) GoCD
3 7 (33.33%) Subversion
3 7 (33.33%) Travis CI
Job Titles
1 7 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
2 6 (28.57%) Automation Engineer
2 6 (28.57%) Linux Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) Cloud Automation Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) Cloud Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) .NET Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Architect
4 3 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (14.29%) C# Developer
4 3 (14.29%) C# WCF Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Integration Architect
4 3 (14.29%) Messaging Architect
4 3 (14.29%) WCF Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Web Architect
5 2 (9.52%) Automation Consultant
5 2 (9.52%) Cloud Consultant
5 2 (9.52%) Consultant
5 2 (9.52%) Linux Consultant
5 2 (9.52%) Linux Scripter
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (28.57%) SOAP
1 6 (28.57%) Web Services
2 3 (14.29%) .NET
2 3 (14.29%) EDIFACT
2 3 (14.29%) Middleware
2 3 (14.29%) WCF
2 3 (14.29%) WPF
2 3 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (38.10%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 15 (71.43%) Linux
2 11 (52.38%) Windows
3 7 (33.33%) CentOS
3 7 (33.33%) Fedora
3 7 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (14.29%) Android
4 3 (14.29%) Apple iOS
4 3 (14.29%) Windows 10
4 3 (14.29%) Windows 8
5 1 (4.76%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (38.10%) Security Operations
2 8 (38.10%) TDD
3 7 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 7 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (33.33%) DevOps
3 7 (33.33%) Security Architecture
4 3 (14.29%) B2B
4 3 (14.29%) Data Entry
4 3 (14.29%) SOA
4 3 (14.29%) Use Case
4 3 (14.29%) Validation
5 2 (9.52%) Presales
5 2 (9.52%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 15 (71.43%) Python
2 8 (38.10%) Bash Shell
2 8 (38.10%) PowerShell
2 8 (38.10%) Shell Script
3 7 (33.33%) Java
3 7 (33.33%) Ruby
4 3 (14.29%) C#
4 3 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 3 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 15 (71.43%) Opscode Chef
1 15 (71.43%) Puppet
2 8 (38.10%) yum
3 7 (33.33%) Ansible
3 7 (33.33%) Ganglia
3 7 (33.33%) Graphite
3 7 (33.33%) Kibana
3 7 (33.33%) Nagios
3 7 (33.33%) Riemann
Vendors
1 7 (33.33%) Red Hat