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 17 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HyperText Transport Protocol, Secure (HTTPS)
Rank 128 113 109
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -4
Contract jobs citing HTTPS 2 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.073% 0.041% 0.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.62% 0.40% 2.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
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£750 - £200
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 - £31.25 £45.00
% change year-on-year
- -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 Scotland region.

Communications & Networking Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
321 253 342
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 11.64% 10.25% 12.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 174 102 118
Average daily rate £320 £361 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.23% +44.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £180 £121
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £423 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 15 33
Average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £40.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
- -10.00%

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 17 September 2014. 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
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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
Glasgow - 1 - -
Perth and Kinross - - - -
Edinburgh - - - -
HTTPS
UK

HTTPS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 2 (66.67%) UNIX
2 1 (33.33%) Identity Management
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Asset Management
2 1 (33.33%) Knowledge Management
2 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Load Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) DataPower
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 1 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (33.33%) User Experience
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 2000
2 1 (33.33%) LDAP
2 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
2 1 (33.33%) HTTP
2 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (33.33%) DNS
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (33.33%) SSL
2 1 (33.33%) IBM

HTTPS
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) LDAP
1 1 (33.33%) HTTP
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (33.33%) DNS
1 1 (33.33%) SSL
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (33.33%) LoadRunner
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Test Leader
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Test Leader
2 1 (33.33%) Charles River Business Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
1 1 (33.33%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) DataPower
1 1 (33.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) UNIX
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 2000
2 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Identity Management
1 1 (33.33%) Asset Management
1 1 (33.33%) Knowledge Management
1 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Load Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
1 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
1 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
1 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Tivoli
1 1 (33.33%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) IBM
1 1 (33.33%) HP
1 1 (33.33%) CA
1 1 (33.33%) Charles River
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle
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