The table below looks at the statistics for HTTPS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HTTPS over the 3 months to 30 April 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
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HyperText Transport Protocol, Secure (HTTPS)
Rank 133 129 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Contract jobs citing HTTPS 16 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.53% 0.10% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.87% 0.85% -
Number of daily rates quoted 10 1 0
Average daily rate £405 £450 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £412 £400 £330
% change year-on-year
+2.87% +21.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
HTTPS
UK

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
558 355 348
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 18.66% 11.87% 13.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 275 170 151
Average daily rate £345 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.15% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £140 £129
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £473 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.05% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 20 13
Average hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +72.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.95 £16.50 £16.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
- +46.34%

HTTPS
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing HTTPS across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HTTPS within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Renfrewshire - 11 £420 - 2
Glasgow +2 2 £300 -33.33%
Edinburgh - 1 - -
HTTPS
UK

HTTPS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 26 (74.29%) HTTP
2 20 (57.14%) Unix
3 19 (54.29%) HP
4 18 (51.43%) SQL
4 18 (51.43%) Middleware
4 18 (51.43%) DataPower
5 17 (48.57%) IBM
6 16 (45.71%) CA
7 15 (42.86%) Software Distribution
8 14 (40.00%) Security Cleared
8 14 (40.00%) SC Cleared
8 14 (40.00%) Microsoft
9 12 (34.29%) Java
9 12 (34.29%) SCCM
10 11 (31.43%) SSL
10 11 (31.43%) ITIL
10 11 (31.43%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 11 (31.43%) Shell Script
11 10 (28.57%) SAN
11 10 (28.57%) Firewall
11 10 (28.57%) SQL Server
11 10 (28.57%) Windows
11 10 (28.57%) iSCSI
11 10 (28.57%) NAS
11 10 (28.57%) Public Cloud
11 10 (28.57%) Windows Server
12 9 (25.71%) Defect Tracking
12 9 (25.71%) SEPA
12 9 (25.71%) HP Quality Center
12 9 (25.71%) PowerShell

HTTPS
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 9 (25.71%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
2 8 (22.86%) MQSeries
3 6 (17.14%) WebSphere
4 3 (8.57%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (8.57%) WebSphere Portal
5 2 (5.71%) IBM HTTP Server
5 2 (5.71%) OpenStack
Communications & Networking
1 26 (74.29%) HTTP
2 11 (31.43%) SSL
3 10 (28.57%) Firewall
3 10 (28.57%) iSCSI
3 10 (28.57%) NAS
3 10 (28.57%) SAN
4 9 (25.71%) FTP
4 9 (25.71%) WinSCP
5 6 (17.14%) LDAP
6 5 (14.29%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (28.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (25.71%) ClearCase
1 9 (25.71%) XMLSpy
General
1 4 (11.43%) Banking
2 3 (8.57%) Finance
3 2 (5.71%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (14.29%) Automation Engineer
2 4 (11.43%) Tivoli Specialist
3 3 (8.57%) Applications Specialist
3 3 (8.57%) Software Engineer
3 3 (8.57%) Technical Specialist
3 3 (8.57%) WebSphere Specialist
4 2 (5.71%) Developer
4 2 (5.71%) Server Specialist
4 2 (5.71%) WebSphere Server Specialist
4 2 (5.71%) WebSphere Technical Specialist
5 1 (2.86%) Applications Support
5 1 (2.86%) Applications Support Specialist
5 1 (2.86%) Designer
5 1 (2.86%) Full Stack Developer
5 1 (2.86%) Identity Management Specialist
5 1 (2.86%) Senior Automation Engineer
5 1 (2.86%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (51.43%) Middleware
2 9 (25.71%) JSON
2 9 (25.71%) SOAP
2 9 (25.71%) XML
3 8 (22.86%) EDI
3 8 (22.86%) J2EE
3 8 (22.86%) JMS
3 8 (22.86%) REST
3 8 (22.86%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
3 8 (22.86%) Web Services
3 8 (22.86%) WSDL
3 8 (22.86%) XSD
3 8 (22.86%) XSL
3 8 (22.86%) XSLT
4 2 (5.71%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (2.86%) IBM Integration Bus
Miscellaneous
1 18 (51.43%) DataPower
2 10 (28.57%) Public Cloud
3 9 (25.71%) SWIFT
4 5 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (11.43%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 20 (57.14%) Unix
2 10 (28.57%) Windows
2 10 (28.57%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (42.86%) Software Distribution
2 11 (31.43%) ITIL
3 9 (25.71%) Defect Tracking
3 9 (25.71%) Information Security
3 9 (25.71%) ITSM
4 8 (22.86%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (22.86%) EAI
4 8 (22.86%) Identity Access Management
4 8 (22.86%) SOA
5 6 (17.14%) OO
6 5 (14.29%) Analytics
7 3 (8.57%) Software Engineering
8 1 (2.86%) Identity Management
8 1 (2.86%) Mentoring
8 1 (2.86%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (51.43%) SQL
2 12 (34.29%) Java
3 11 (31.43%) Shell Script
4 9 (25.71%) JavaScript
4 9 (25.71%) Jython
4 9 (25.71%) PowerShell
4 9 (25.71%) Python
5 1 (2.86%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 14 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (14.29%) DV Cleared
2 5 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
2 5 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (11.43%) Degree
4 1 (2.86%) OCA
4 1 (2.86%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (25.71%) SEPA
2 8 (22.86%) HL7
System Software
1 9 (25.71%) Active Directory
2 6 (17.14%) Tivoli Directory Server
3 5 (14.29%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 12 (34.29%) SCCM
2 11 (31.43%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 9 (25.71%) BladeLogic
3 9 (25.71%) HP Quality Center
3 9 (25.71%) Puppet
3 9 (25.71%) SCOrch
4 8 (22.86%) HP Operations Orchestration
4 8 (22.86%) Tivoli
4 8 (22.86%) Tivoli Identity Manager
5 6 (17.14%) WSUS
Vendors
1 19 (54.29%) HP
2 17 (48.57%) IBM
3 16 (45.71%) CA
4 14 (40.00%) Microsoft
5 9 (25.71%) BMC
5 9 (25.71%) Dell
5 9 (25.71%) Remedy
6 6 (17.14%) Symantec
7 1 (2.86%) Oracle