The table below looks at the statistics for HTTPS 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 HTTPS over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HyperText Transport Protocol, Secure (HTTPS)
Rank 77 - 72
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing HTTPS 4 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.39% - 0.097%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.37% - 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £463 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £412 £400 £328
% change year-on-year
+2.87% +22.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
HTTPS
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Reading region.

Communications & Networking Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
291 203 263
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 28.23% 20.44% 25.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 74 90
Average daily rate £400 £350 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £275 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £457 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £340 £335
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 11
Average hourly rate £24.00 £17.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.14% +9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £17.50 £14.53
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £39.75 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- +50.00%

HTTPS
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

HTTPS Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

HTTPS
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

HTTPS Daily Rate Trend in Reading

HTTPS
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

HTTPS Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

HTTPS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region citing HTTPS 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 HTTPS.

1 5 (100.00%) HTTP
2 4 (80.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (80.00%) Firewall
2 4 (80.00%) High Availability
3 3 (60.00%) FWSM
3 3 (60.00%) FortiGate
3 3 (60.00%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (60.00%) F5
3 3 (60.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 3 (60.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 3 (60.00%) DDoS Mitigation
3 3 (60.00%) CheckPoint
3 3 (60.00%) Blue Coat
3 3 (60.00%) ProxySG
3 3 (60.00%) CCSE
3 3 (60.00%) BIG-IP
3 3 (60.00%) Wireshark
3 3 (60.00%) CCSA
3 3 (60.00%) Cisco PIX
3 3 (60.00%) DNS
3 3 (60.00%) Cisco
3 3 (60.00%) CCNP
3 3 (60.00%) CISSP
3 3 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (60.00%) OSPF
3 3 (60.00%) BGP
3 3 (60.00%) VRRP
3 3 (60.00%) RIP
3 3 (60.00%) SNMP
3 3 (60.00%) SMTP

HTTPS
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region citing HTTPS 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 HTTPS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) Apache
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) SAP Business ByDesign
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Boomi
1 1 (20.00%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) HTTP
2 4 (80.00%) Firewall
2 4 (80.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (60.00%) BGP
3 3 (60.00%) BIG-IP
3 3 (60.00%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (60.00%) Cisco PIX
3 3 (60.00%) DNS
3 3 (60.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 3 (60.00%) FWSM
3 3 (60.00%) OSPF
3 3 (60.00%) RIP
3 3 (60.00%) SMTP
3 3 (60.00%) SNMP
3 3 (60.00%) VRRP
3 3 (60.00%) Wireshark
4 1 (20.00%) FTP
4 1 (20.00%) SAN
4 1 (20.00%) SSL
4 1 (20.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) SoapUI
General
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) IP Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) IP Security Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Security Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Integration Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Mobile Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) Web Services
2 1 (20.00%) JDBC
2 1 (20.00%) Middleware
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (20.00%) REST
2 1 (20.00%) SOAP
2 1 (20.00%) WAP
2 1 (20.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (20.00%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Unix
2 1 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) High Availability
2 3 (60.00%) DDoS Mitigation
2 3 (60.00%) Deep Packet Inspection
3 1 (20.00%) Defect Management
3 1 (20.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Groovy
1 1 (20.00%) Java
1 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) CCNP
1 3 (60.00%) CCSA
1 3 (60.00%) CCSE
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (60.00%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) ProxySG
2 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Blue Coat
1 3 (60.00%) CheckPoint
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco
1 3 (60.00%) F5
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle
3 1 (20.00%) Concur
3 1 (20.00%) Dell
3 1 (20.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (20.00%) SAP