The table below looks at the statistics for HTTPS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HTTPS over the 3 months to 26 February 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
HyperText Transport Protocol, Secure (HTTPS)
UK / Scotland
Rank 101 119 119
Rank change year-on-year
+18 0
Contract jobs citing HTTPS 9 17 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.52% 0.66% 0.33%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.86% 4.70% 2.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 14 1
Median daily rate £416 £345 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.65% -31.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £416 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.06% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £15.00 £34.05
% change year-on-year
- -55.94%

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

Communications & Networking Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
233 362 353
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 13.53% 14.05% 12.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 178 167
Median daily rate £350 £375 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £205 £127
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £445 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 9 8
Median hourly rate £46.00 £45.00 £29.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.22% +52.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.01 £40.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £66.00 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £37.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-42.66% +41.50%

HTTPS
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland region citing HTTPS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

HTTPS Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

HTTPS
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

HTTPS Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

HTTPS
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HTTPS within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 26 February 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
Renfrewshire +18 8 £416 +2.46% 2
HTTPS
UK

HTTPS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 Scotland region with a requirement for HTTPS.

1 22 (64.71%) HTTP
1 22 (64.71%) Software Distribution
2 19 (55.88%) SSL
3 17 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 17 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 15 (44.12%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 14 (41.18%) Microsoft
5 14 (41.18%) Active Directory
5 14 (41.18%) CA
5 14 (41.18%) SQL
5 14 (41.18%) ITIL
5 14 (41.18%) Windows
5 14 (41.18%) Linux
5 14 (41.18%) PowerShell
5 14 (41.18%) Windows Server
5 14 (41.18%) Virtual Environments
6 11 (32.35%) HP
7 10 (29.41%) IBM
7 10 (29.41%) Configuration Management
7 10 (29.41%) Finance
8 9 (26.47%) Shell Script
8 9 (26.47%) Unix
8 9 (26.47%) Identity Access Management
9 8 (23.53%) Patch Management
9 8 (23.53%) Windows 10
9 8 (23.53%) Virtual Infrastructure
9 8 (23.53%) Prototyping
9 8 (23.53%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (23.53%) Analytics
9 8 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008

HTTPS
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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 5 (14.71%) OpenStack
1 5 (14.71%) WebSphere
2 2 (5.88%) JBoss
3 1 (2.94%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 22 (64.71%) HTTP
2 19 (55.88%) SSL
3 8 (23.53%) LDAP
4 6 (17.65%) Firewall
4 6 (17.65%) iSCSI
4 6 (17.65%) NAS
4 6 (17.65%) SAN
5 4 (11.76%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (17.65%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.88%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 8 (23.53%) MSI
2 2 (5.88%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.94%) JIRA
General
1 10 (29.41%) Finance
2 1 (2.94%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (20.59%) Identity Management Specialist
2 3 (8.82%) Automation Engineer
2 3 (8.82%) Technical Specialist
3 2 (5.88%) Consultant
3 2 (5.88%) Tivoli Specialist
4 1 (2.94%) Automation Tester
4 1 (2.94%) Designer
4 1 (2.94%) DevOps Consultant
4 1 (2.94%) Identity and Access Management Consultant
4 1 (2.94%) Identity Management Consultant
4 1 (2.94%) Management Consultant
4 1 (2.94%) Middleware Specialist
4 1 (2.94%) Project Manager
4 1 (2.94%) SCCM Engineer
4 1 (2.94%) Scrum Master
4 1 (2.94%) Technical Manager
4 1 (2.94%) Technical Project Manager
4 1 (2.94%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (23.53%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
2 7 (20.59%) Middleware
3 6 (17.65%) J2EE
4 2 (5.88%) Kafka
4 2 (5.88%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 1 (2.94%) HTML
5 1 (2.94%) RESTful
5 1 (2.94%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (23.53%) DataPower
2 7 (20.59%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (17.65%) Computer Science
4 4 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.94%) Digital Media
5 1 (2.94%) IPTV
5 1 (2.94%) New Media
5 1 (2.94%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 14 (41.18%) Linux
1 14 (41.18%) Windows
1 14 (41.18%) Windows Server
2 9 (26.47%) Unix
3 8 (23.53%) Windows 10
3 8 (23.53%) Windows 7
3 8 (23.53%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (23.53%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (23.53%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (64.71%) Software Distribution
2 14 (41.18%) ITIL
2 14 (41.18%) Virtual Environments
3 10 (29.41%) Configuration Management
4 9 (26.47%) Identity Access Management
5 8 (23.53%) Analytics
5 8 (23.53%) Information Security
5 8 (23.53%) Patch Management
5 8 (23.53%) Prototyping
5 8 (23.53%) Virtual Infrastructure
6 7 (20.59%) Service Design
7 6 (17.65%) Identity Management
7 6 (17.65%) ITSM
8 4 (11.76%) OO
9 2 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (5.88%) Scrum
10 1 (2.94%) Agile Project Management
10 1 (2.94%) High Availability
10 1 (2.94%) Project Governance
Programming Languages
1 14 (41.18%) PowerShell
1 14 (41.18%) SQL
2 9 (26.47%) Shell Script
3 8 (23.53%) Python
3 8 (23.53%) REXX
3 8 (23.53%) Tcl
3 8 (23.53%) VB
4 7 (20.59%) JavaScript
5 6 (17.65%) Jython
6 2 (5.88%) Bash Shell
6 2 (5.88%) Java
7 1 (2.94%) PHP
Qualifications
1 17 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 17 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (23.53%) ITIL Certification
2 8 (23.53%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (17.65%) Degree
4 2 (5.88%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) QA
System Software
1 14 (41.18%) Active Directory
2 8 (23.53%) Tivoli Directory Server
3 7 (20.59%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (5.88%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 15 (44.12%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 8 (23.53%) Puppet
2 8 (23.53%) SCCM
2 8 (23.53%) Tivoli
2 8 (23.53%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 6 (17.65%) BladeLogic
3 6 (17.65%) HP Operations Orchestration
3 6 (17.65%) SCOrch
4 2 (5.88%) Ansible
4 2 (5.88%) BMC PATROL
4 2 (5.88%) Data Guard
4 2 (5.88%) logstash
4 2 (5.88%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 14 (41.18%) CA
1 14 (41.18%) Microsoft
2 11 (32.35%) HP
3 10 (29.41%) IBM
4 6 (17.65%) BMC
4 6 (17.65%) Dell
5 2 (5.88%) AppDynamics
5 2 (5.88%) Oracle
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