The first table below looks at the demand for HTTP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HTTP over the 3 months to 18 April 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 Reading 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
Rank 64 48 65
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +17
Contract jobs citing HTTP 9 22 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.84% 2.85% 1.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.45% 11.22% 3.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 2
Average daily rate £425 £356 £220
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.29% +61.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £205 £116
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £409 £324
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £10.75 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 £29.80 £23.75
% change year-on-year
-58.04% +25.45%
Communications & Networking Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
261 196 415
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 24.30% 25.39% 38.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 74 114
Average daily rate £300 £300 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £210 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £402 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 6 10
Average hourly rate £18.00 £16.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.40 £13.55 £10.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £180.00 £19.10 £31.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -23.72%
HTTP
Berkshire

HTTP
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

HTTP Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

HTTP
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

HTTP Daily Rate Trend in Reading

HTTP
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HTTP across the Reading region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

HTTP Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

HTTP
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

HTTP Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

HTTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region citing HTTP 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 HTTP.

1 17 (56.67%) TCP/IP
2 13 (43.33%) UNIX
2 13 (43.33%) Windows
3 12 (40.00%) Internet
4 11 (36.67%) Perl
4 11 (36.67%) SQL
4 11 (36.67%) Oracle
5 10 (33.33%) LAN
6 8 (26.67%) Firewall
6 8 (26.67%) WAN
6 8 (26.67%) HTML
6 8 (26.67%) Apache
7 7 (23.33%) Linux
7 7 (23.33%) JavaScript
7 7 (23.33%) MySQL
7 7 (23.33%) SSL
7 7 (23.33%) Telecoms
7 7 (23.33%) Workflow
7 7 (23.33%) Oracle Database
8 6 (20.00%) Finance
8 6 (20.00%) VMware
8 6 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 6 (20.00%) FTP
8 6 (20.00%) VPN
8 6 (20.00%) DNS
8 6 (20.00%) CGI
8 6 (20.00%) SMTP
8 6 (20.00%) ITIL
8 6 (20.00%) CSG Singleview
8 6 (20.00%) Java

HTTP
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region citing HTTP 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 HTTP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (26.67%) Apache
2 4 (13.33%) Tomcat
2 4 (13.33%) WebLogic
2 4 (13.33%) IIS
2 4 (13.33%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (3.33%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (3.33%) CMS
3 1 (3.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.33%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 3 (10.00%) MS Office
2 1 (3.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (20.00%) CSG Singleview
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (56.67%) TCP/IP
2 12 (40.00%) Internet
3 10 (33.33%) LAN
4 8 (26.67%) Firewall
4 8 (26.67%) WAN
5 7 (23.33%) SSL
6 6 (20.00%) FTP
6 6 (20.00%) VPN
6 6 (20.00%) DNS
6 6 (20.00%) SMTP
7 3 (10.00%) FWSM
7 3 (10.00%) BGP
7 3 (10.00%) SSH
7 3 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (10.00%) VLAN
7 3 (10.00%) HTTPS
7 3 (10.00%) MPLS
8 2 (6.67%) OSPF
8 2 (6.67%) SAN
8 2 (6.67%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (23.33%) MySQL
1 7 (23.33%) Oracle Database
2 3 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (6.67%) SQL Server
3 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (3.33%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.33%) NoSQL
4 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (3.33%) RDBMS
4 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 4 (13.33%) JUnit
2 3 (10.00%) TeamCity
2 3 (10.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (10.00%) Sinon.JS
2 3 (10.00%) Karma Test Runner
3 2 (6.67%) Subversion
4 1 (3.33%) EasyMock
4 1 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (3.33%) Eclipse
General
1 7 (23.33%) Telecoms
2 6 (20.00%) Finance
3 4 (13.33%) Billing
4 1 (3.33%) Legal
4 1 (3.33%) Banking
4 1 (3.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (30.00%) Developer
2 6 (20.00%) Administrator
3 3 (10.00%) DBA
3 3 (10.00%) Architect
3 3 (10.00%) Network Architect
4 2 (6.67%) Senior Developer
4 2 (6.67%) Web Developer
4 2 (6.67%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (6.67%) Network Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Front-End Developer
4 2 (6.67%) Front-End Web Developer
4 2 (6.67%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Senior Architect
5 1 (3.33%) Java Developer
5 1 (3.33%) Oracle DBA
5 1 (3.33%) SQL DBA
5 1 (3.33%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (3.33%) Analyst
5 1 (3.33%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (26.67%) HTML
2 6 (20.00%) CGI
3 5 (16.67%) Web Services
4 4 (13.33%) CSS
4 4 (13.33%) XHTML
5 3 (10.00%) jQuery
6 2 (6.67%) XML
6 2 (6.67%) XSLT
6 2 (6.67%) .NET
6 2 (6.67%) CSS3
6 2 (6.67%) HTML5
7 1 (3.33%) Hibernate
7 1 (3.33%) Ajax
7 1 (3.33%) Spring
7 1 (3.33%) J2EE
7 1 (3.33%) Struts
7 1 (3.33%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.67%) Clustering
1 2 (6.67%) Management Information System
1 2 (6.67%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.33%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 13 (43.33%) UNIX
1 13 (43.33%) Windows
2 7 (23.33%) Linux
3 6 (20.00%) Solaris
4 4 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (6.67%) Windows 7
7 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (3.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (23.33%) Workflow
2 6 (20.00%) ITIL
3 4 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (10.00%) Configuration Management
4 3 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (10.00%) Web Development
4 3 (10.00%) E-Commerce
5 2 (6.67%) Problem Management
5 2 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (6.67%) Fault Management
5 2 (6.67%) Network Design
5 2 (6.67%) Business Analysis
6 1 (3.33%) Network Architecture
6 1 (3.33%) SABSA
6 1 (3.33%) Validation
6 1 (3.33%) Change Management
6 1 (3.33%) Project Management
6 1 (3.33%) TOGAF
6 1 (3.33%) Content Management
6 1 (3.33%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (36.67%) Perl
1 11 (36.67%) SQL
2 7 (23.33%) JavaScript
3 6 (20.00%) Java
4 4 (13.33%) PHP
5 3 (10.00%) Bash Shell
6 1 (3.33%) Ruby
6 1 (3.33%) PL/SQL
6 1 (3.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (13.33%) CCNA
2 3 (10.00%) Degree
2 3 (10.00%) MCSA
3 1 (3.33%) ISTQB
3 1 (3.33%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (3.33%) CCIE
3 1 (3.33%) CCNP
3 1 (3.33%) ISEB
3 1 (3.33%) MCDBA
3 1 (3.33%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.00%) SLA
2 1 (3.33%) COBIT
System Software
1 6 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (13.33%) Active Directory
3 3 (10.00%) KVM
4 1 (3.33%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (10.00%) Puppet
2 1 (3.33%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (3.33%) HP SIM
2 1 (3.33%) Foglight
Vendors
1 11 (36.67%) Oracle
2 6 (20.00%) VMware
3 4 (13.33%) IBM
4 3 (10.00%) F5
4 3 (10.00%) Red Hat
4 3 (10.00%) CheckPoint
4 3 (10.00%) Citrix
4 3 (10.00%) Cisco
4 3 (10.00%) HP
4 3 (10.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (6.67%) Juniper
6 1 (3.33%) Ektron
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