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 24 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
Rank 71 48 65
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +17
Contract jobs citing HTTP 8 21 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.77% 2.69% 1.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.10% 10.66% 3.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 4
Average daily rate £313 £356 £220
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.28% +61.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £205 £85
10% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £409 £441
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+13.63% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £10.75 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 £28.55 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-56.20% +8.74%
Communications & Networking Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
258 197 420
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 24.83% 25.22% 38.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 76 113
Average daily rate £280 £288 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.60% +2.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £185 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £408 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 7 8
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 £16.00 £14.25 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £180.00 £21.50 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -18.18%
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 24 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 24 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 16 (59.26%) TCP/IP
2 13 (48.15%) Windows
3 12 (44.44%) Internet
4 11 (40.74%) UNIX
5 10 (37.04%) LAN
6 9 (33.33%) Perl
6 9 (33.33%) Oracle
7 8 (29.63%) SQL
7 8 (29.63%) Apache
7 8 (29.63%) WAN
7 8 (29.63%) Firewall
8 7 (25.93%) Telecoms
8 7 (25.93%) Workflow
8 7 (25.93%) SSL
8 7 (25.93%) JavaScript
8 7 (25.93%) MySQL
8 7 (25.93%) HTML
9 6 (22.22%) ITIL
9 6 (22.22%) Linux
9 6 (22.22%) SMTP
9 6 (22.22%) FTP
9 6 (22.22%) VPN
9 6 (22.22%) DNS
9 6 (22.22%) VMware
9 6 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
10 5 (18.52%) Finance
10 5 (18.52%) Java
10 5 (18.52%) Web Services
10 5 (18.52%) Oracle Database
11 4 (14.81%) WebLogic

HTTP
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 24 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 (29.63%) Apache
2 4 (14.81%) Tomcat
2 4 (14.81%) WebLogic
2 4 (14.81%) IIS
2 4 (14.81%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (3.70%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 1 (3.70%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (11.11%) MS Office
2 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (14.81%) CSG Singleview
Communications & Networking
1 16 (59.26%) TCP/IP
2 12 (44.44%) Internet
3 10 (37.04%) LAN
4 8 (29.63%) WAN
4 8 (29.63%) Firewall
5 7 (25.93%) SSL
6 6 (22.22%) FTP
6 6 (22.22%) SMTP
6 6 (22.22%) VPN
6 6 (22.22%) DNS
7 3 (11.11%) BGP
7 3 (11.11%) MPLS
7 3 (11.11%) SSH
7 3 (11.11%) VLAN
7 3 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (11.11%) FWSM
8 2 (7.41%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (7.41%) OSPF
8 2 (7.41%) IPsec
8 2 (7.41%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (25.93%) MySQL
2 5 (18.52%) Oracle Database
3 3 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
4 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 3 (11.11%) JUnit
1 3 (11.11%) TeamCity
1 3 (11.11%) Git (software)
1 3 (11.11%) Sinon.JS
1 3 (11.11%) Karma Test Runner
2 2 (7.41%) Subversion
3 1 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (25.93%) Telecoms
2 5 (18.52%) Finance
3 3 (11.11%) Billing
4 1 (3.70%) Legal
4 1 (3.70%) Banking
4 1 (3.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (22.22%) Developer
1 6 (22.22%) Administrator
2 3 (11.11%) Network Architect
2 3 (11.11%) DBA
2 3 (11.11%) Architect
3 2 (7.41%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (7.41%) Front-End Developer
3 2 (7.41%) Front-End Web Developer
3 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (7.41%) Web Developer
3 2 (7.41%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (7.41%) Network Engineer
4 1 (3.70%) Analyst
4 1 (3.70%) Test Analyst
4 1 (3.70%) Oracle DBA
4 1 (3.70%) SQL DBA
4 1 (3.70%) Senior Architect
4 1 (3.70%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (3.70%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (3.70%) Senior Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (25.93%) HTML
2 5 (18.52%) Web Services
3 4 (14.81%) XHTML
3 4 (14.81%) CGI
4 3 (11.11%) CSS
5 2 (7.41%) jQuery
5 2 (7.41%) HTML5
5 2 (7.41%) CSS3
5 2 (7.41%) XML
5 2 (7.41%) XSLT
5 2 (7.41%) .NET
6 1 (3.70%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.41%) Management Information System
1 2 (7.41%) Clustering
1 2 (7.41%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.70%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 13 (48.15%) Windows
2 11 (40.74%) UNIX
3 6 (22.22%) Linux
4 4 (14.81%) Solaris
4 4 (14.81%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (7.41%) Windows 7
7 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (3.70%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.93%) Workflow
2 6 (22.22%) ITIL
3 4 (14.81%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (11.11%) Web Development
4 3 (11.11%) E-Commerce
4 3 (11.11%) Configuration Management
5 2 (7.41%) Problem Management
5 2 (7.41%) Network Design
5 2 (7.41%) Fault Management
6 1 (3.70%) Network Architecture
6 1 (3.70%) SABSA
6 1 (3.70%) Automated Testing
6 1 (3.70%) Business Analysis
6 1 (3.70%) Software Testing
6 1 (3.70%) DoDAF
6 1 (3.70%) Incident Management
6 1 (3.70%) Project Planning
6 1 (3.70%) Release Management
6 1 (3.70%) DSDM
Programming Languages
1 9 (33.33%) Perl
2 8 (29.63%) SQL
3 7 (25.93%) JavaScript
4 5 (18.52%) Java
5 4 (14.81%) PHP
6 3 (11.11%) Bash Shell
7 1 (3.70%) Python
7 1 (3.70%) Ruby
7 1 (3.70%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (14.81%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (14.81%) CCNA
2 3 (11.11%) Degree
2 3 (11.11%) MCSA
3 1 (3.70%) MCDBA
3 1 (3.70%) CCIE
3 1 (3.70%) CCNP
3 1 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (3.70%) ISTQB
3 1 (3.70%) MCSE
3 1 (3.70%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) SLA
2 1 (3.70%) COBIT
System Software
1 6 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (14.81%) Active Directory
3 3 (11.11%) KVM
4 1 (3.70%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (11.11%) Puppet
2 1 (3.70%) Foglight
2 1 (3.70%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (3.70%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 9 (33.33%) Oracle
2 6 (22.22%) VMware
3 4 (14.81%) IBM
4 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
4 3 (11.11%) HP
4 3 (11.11%) Citrix
4 3 (11.11%) Cisco
4 3 (11.11%) Red Hat
4 3 (11.11%) CheckPoint
4 3 (11.11%) F5
5 2 (7.41%) Juniper
6 1 (3.70%) Ektron