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 23 July 2016 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HyperText Transport Protocol, Secure (HTTPS)
Rank 124 137 128
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -9
Contract jobs citing HTTPS 10 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.39% 0.094% 0.074%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.54% 0.96% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 0
Median daily rate £420 £413 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.81% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £410 £350
% change year-on-year
-12.19% +17.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £43.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.75 - £35.00
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
393 311 382
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 15.14% 9.79% 14.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 220 127 199
Median daily rate £334 £300 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.25% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £168 £182
10% offered a daily rate of more than £431 £450 £456
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £331
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +5.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 11 18
Median hourly rate £41.00 £16.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+156.25% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £12.35 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £33.67 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.50 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+37.04% +7.62%

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
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

HTTPS Hourly 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 23 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Glasgow +7 4 £420 +1.81% 2
West Dunbartonshire - 3 £420 -
Clackmannanshire - 1 £350 -
Renfrewshire - 1 - -
HTTPS
UK

HTTPS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 23 July 2016, 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 24 (85.71%) HTTP
2 15 (53.57%) Software Distribution
2 15 (53.57%) Virtual Environments
3 14 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 13 (46.43%) HP
4 13 (46.43%) SC Cleared
4 13 (46.43%) Security Cleared
5 12 (42.86%) SCCM
5 12 (42.86%) DataPower
5 12 (42.86%) ITIL
5 12 (42.86%) Unix
6 11 (39.29%) SQL
6 11 (39.29%) CA
6 11 (39.29%) Middleware
6 11 (39.29%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 10 (35.71%) IBM
8 9 (32.14%) SSL
8 9 (32.14%) Java
8 9 (32.14%) Windows
8 9 (32.14%) Shell Script
8 9 (32.14%) Windows Server
9 8 (28.57%) SCOrch
9 8 (28.57%) Public Cloud
9 8 (28.57%) Puppet
9 8 (28.57%) NAS
9 8 (28.57%) HP Operations Orchestration
9 8 (28.57%) iSCSI
9 8 (28.57%) PowerShell
9 8 (28.57%) WebSphere
9 8 (28.57%) BladeLogic

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 8 (28.57%) WebSphere
2 6 (21.43%) WebSphere Application Server
2 6 (21.43%) WebSphere Portal
3 5 (17.86%) IBM HTTP Server
4 3 (10.71%) IBM Transformation Extender
4 3 (10.71%) MQSeries
4 3 (10.71%) OpenStack
Communications & Networking
1 24 (85.71%) HTTP
2 9 (32.14%) SSL
3 8 (28.57%) Firewall
3 8 (28.57%) iSCSI
3 8 (28.57%) NAS
3 8 (28.57%) SAN
4 3 (10.71%) FTP
4 3 (10.71%) LDAP
4 3 (10.71%) WinSCP
5 2 (7.14%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 3 (10.71%) ClearCase
1 3 (10.71%) XMLSpy
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle Forms
General
1 5 (17.86%) Finance
2 4 (14.29%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (21.43%) WebSphere Specialist
2 4 (14.29%) Applications Specialist
3 3 (10.71%) Automation Engineer
3 3 (10.71%) Server Specialist
3 3 (10.71%) Software Engineer
3 3 (10.71%) Support Specialist
3 3 (10.71%) Technical Specialist
3 3 (10.71%) WebSphere Server Specialist
3 3 (10.71%) WebSphere Technical Specialist
4 2 (7.14%) SCCM Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Tivoli Specialist
5 1 (3.57%) Applications Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Applications Support Specialist
5 1 (3.57%) Consultant
5 1 (3.57%) Designer
5 1 (3.57%) Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Identity Management Specialist
5 1 (3.57%) Software Deployment Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Tivoli Consultant
5 1 (3.57%) Windows Server Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (39.29%) Middleware
2 6 (21.43%) J2EE
3 3 (10.71%) EDI
3 3 (10.71%) JMS
3 3 (10.71%) JSON
3 3 (10.71%) REST
3 3 (10.71%) SOAP
3 3 (10.71%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
3 3 (10.71%) Web Services
3 3 (10.71%) WSDL
3 3 (10.71%) XML
3 3 (10.71%) XSD
3 3 (10.71%) XSL
3 3 (10.71%) XSLT
4 1 (3.57%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 12 (42.86%) DataPower
2 8 (28.57%) Public Cloud
3 7 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (17.86%) Computer Science
5 3 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (10.71%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 12 (42.86%) Unix
2 9 (32.14%) Windows
2 9 (32.14%) Windows Server
3 2 (7.14%) AIX
3 2 (7.14%) Linux
3 2 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (7.14%) Solaris
4 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (53.57%) Software Distribution
1 15 (53.57%) Virtual Environments
2 12 (42.86%) ITIL
3 8 (28.57%) ITSM
4 7 (25.00%) Analytics
4 7 (25.00%) Information Security
5 4 (14.29%) OO
6 3 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (10.71%) Defect Tracking
6 3 (10.71%) EAI
6 3 (10.71%) Identity Access Management
6 3 (10.71%) SOA
6 3 (10.71%) Software Engineering
7 1 (3.57%) Data Protection
7 1 (3.57%) Identity Management
7 1 (3.57%) Service Design
7 1 (3.57%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 11 (39.29%) SQL
2 9 (32.14%) Java
2 9 (32.14%) Shell Script
3 8 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 8 (28.57%) Jython
3 8 (28.57%) PowerShell
3 8 (28.57%) Python
Qualifications
1 13 (46.43%) SC Cleared
1 13 (46.43%) Security Cleared
2 7 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
2 7 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (17.86%) Degree
4 4 (14.29%) DV Cleared
5 2 (7.14%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (3.57%) OCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.71%) HL7
1 3 (10.71%) SEPA
System Software
1 7 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 7 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (10.71%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 12 (42.86%) SCCM
2 11 (39.29%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 8 (28.57%) BladeLogic
3 8 (28.57%) HP Operations Orchestration
3 8 (28.57%) Puppet
3 8 (28.57%) SCOrch
4 4 (14.29%) WSUS
5 3 (10.71%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (10.71%) Tivoli
5 3 (10.71%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 14 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 13 (46.43%) HP
3 11 (39.29%) CA
4 10 (35.71%) IBM
5 8 (28.57%) BMC
5 8 (28.57%) Dell
6 4 (14.29%) Symantec
7 3 (10.71%) Remedy
8 1 (3.57%) Oracle