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 19 September 2014 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.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HyperText Transport Protocol, Secure (HTTPS)
Rank 63 81 93
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +12
Contract jobs citing HTTPS 5 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.58% 0.20% 0.51%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.30% 0.85% 1.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 7
Average daily rate
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£375 £425 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +14.86%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £330
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +21.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.00 £31.25 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-61.60% -30.55%
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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
217 236 540
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 24.97% 23.21% 39.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 80 111
Average daily rate £400 £315 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.98% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £164 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 8 5
Average hourly rate £17.50 £25.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +42.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.30 £13.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.00 £30.50 £29.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
- -9.89%

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 19 September 2014, 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 7 (87.50%) Windows
1 7 (87.50%) HTML
1 7 (87.50%) JavaScript
1 7 (87.50%) .NET
1 7 (87.50%) IIS
1 7 (87.50%) ASP.NET
1 7 (87.50%) CSS
1 7 (87.50%) Internet
1 7 (87.50%) Performance Analysis
2 6 (75.00%) HTTP
3 5 (62.50%) FTP
3 5 (62.50%) Web Development
4 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (25.00%) MCSE
5 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (25.00%) Degree
5 2 (25.00%) MCPD
6 1 (12.50%) Project Planning
6 1 (12.50%) Retail
6 1 (12.50%) TOGAF
6 1 (12.50%) Network Design
6 1 (12.50%) DoDAF
6 1 (12.50%) VLAN
6 1 (12.50%) COBIT
6 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (12.50%) F5
6 1 (12.50%) FWSM
6 1 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (12.50%) SABSA

HTTPS
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 7 (87.50%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
1 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 7 (87.50%) Internet
2 6 (75.00%) HTTP
3 5 (62.50%) FTP
4 1 (12.50%) VLAN
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (12.50%) FWSM
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (12.50%) Firewall
4 1 (12.50%) IPsec
4 1 (12.50%) MPLS
4 1 (12.50%) OSPF
4 1 (12.50%) BGP
4 1 (12.50%) EIGRP
4 1 (12.50%) IGRP
4 1 (12.50%) ATM
4 1 (12.50%) LAN
4 1 (12.50%) WAN
4 1 (12.50%) SMTP
4 1 (12.50%) Ethernet
4 1 (12.50%) DNS
General
1 1 (12.50%) Retail
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
1 1 (12.50%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Technical Support
2 2 (25.00%) Technical Support Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Escalation Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Network Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (87.50%) HTML
1 7 (87.50%) .NET
1 7 (87.50%) ASP.NET
1 7 (87.50%) CSS
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Performance Analysis
2 5 (62.50%) Web Development
3 1 (12.50%) Project Planning
3 1 (12.50%) TOGAF
3 1 (12.50%) Network Design
3 1 (12.50%) DoDAF
3 1 (12.50%) SABSA
3 1 (12.50%) Validation
3 1 (12.50%) Project Management
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) MCSE
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
1 2 (25.00%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) F5
2 1 (12.50%) Juniper
2 1 (12.50%) CheckPoint
2 1 (12.50%) VMware
2 1 (12.50%) HP
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco