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 7 July 2015 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HyperText Transport Protocol, Secure (HTTPS)
Rank 129 126 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Contract jobs citing HTTPS 3 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.10% 0.076% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.05% 0.52% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£413 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+26.15% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £35.00 -
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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
287 387 261
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 9.59% 14.63% 10.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 207 129
Average daily rate £300 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £203 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 9 8
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £32.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -44.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £16.00 £9.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £38.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £18.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+28.37% -26.00%

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 7 July 2015. 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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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 -6 3 £413 - 1
HTTPS
UK

HTTPS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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 7 (77.78%) Finance
2 6 (66.67%) SSL
3 5 (55.56%) UNIX
4 3 (33.33%) HTML
4 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 3 (33.33%) LDAP
4 3 (33.33%) HTTP
4 3 (33.33%) IBM
4 3 (33.33%) Tivoli
4 3 (33.33%) Tivoli Identity Manager
4 3 (33.33%) Shell Script
4 3 (33.33%) CA
4 3 (33.33%) WebSphere
4 3 (33.33%) DataPower
5 2 (22.22%) HTML5
5 2 (22.22%) CSS3
5 2 (22.22%) Backbone.js
5 2 (22.22%) jQuery
5 2 (22.22%) Web Design
5 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
5 2 (22.22%) CSS
5 2 (22.22%) .NET
5 2 (22.22%) Windows
5 2 (22.22%) KnockoutJS
5 2 (22.22%) Responsive Web Design
5 2 (22.22%) AngularJS
6 1 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (11.11%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (11.11%) Malware Analysis

HTTPS
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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 3 (33.33%) WebSphere
2 1 (11.11%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (11.11%) IIS
2 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (66.67%) SSL
2 3 (33.33%) LDAP
2 3 (33.33%) HTTP
3 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
4 1 (11.11%) FTP
4 1 (11.11%) Internet
4 1 (11.11%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Reports
General
1 7 (77.78%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) Developer
1 2 (22.22%) Analyst
1 2 (22.22%) Front-End Developer
1 2 (22.22%) Tivoli Specialist
2 1 (11.11%) Information Specialist
2 1 (11.11%) Charles River Business Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Business Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Test Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) Technical Specialist
2 1 (11.11%) Security Specialist
2 1 (11.11%) SharePoint Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) Information Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) HTML
2 2 (22.22%) .NET
2 2 (22.22%) CSS
2 2 (22.22%) jQuery
2 2 (22.22%) HTML5
2 2 (22.22%) CSS3
2 2 (22.22%) Backbone.js
2 2 (22.22%) KnockoutJS
2 2 (22.22%) AngularJS
3 1 (11.11%) JSP
3 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) UNIX
2 2 (22.22%) Windows
3 1 (11.11%) Linux
3 1 (11.11%) Windows 2000
3 1 (11.11%) Windows XP
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (22.22%) Web Design
1 2 (22.22%) Responsive Web Design
2 1 (11.11%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (11.11%) Malware Analysis
2 1 (11.11%) Security Hardening
2 1 (11.11%) Information Security
2 1 (11.11%) Identity Management
2 1 (11.11%) Workflow
2 1 (11.11%) Validation
2 1 (11.11%) Knowledge Management
2 1 (11.11%) Software Testing
2 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
2 1 (11.11%) Problem Management
2 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
2 1 (11.11%) SIEM
2 1 (11.11%) Test Strategy
2 1 (11.11%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 3 (33.33%) Shell Script
2 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
2 1 (11.11%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) MCSE
1 1 (11.11%) CCNP
1 1 (11.11%) CCNA
1 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (11.11%) ISTQB
1 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 1 (11.11%) DV Cleared
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
1 1 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) Tivoli
1 3 (33.33%) Tivoli Identity Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Nessus
2 1 (11.11%) Nmap
2 1 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) IBM
1 3 (33.33%) CA
2 1 (11.11%) Charles River
2 1 (11.11%) Qualys
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) HP
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle