The table below looks at the statistics for HTTPS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HTTPS over the 3 months to 5 February 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HyperText Transport Protocol, Secure (HTTPS)
Rank 26 33 -
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -
Contract jobs citing HTTPS 1 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 0.40% 1.34% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.17% 3.81% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate £340 £250 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £350 £413
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -15.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £34.05 -
% change year-on-year
-55.94% -
HTTPS
Berkshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
46 105 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 18.18% 35.12% 24.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 58 25
Average daily rate £365 £345 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.79% +25.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £250 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 5
Average hourly rate £18.00 £34.00 £33.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.05% +0.74%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

HTTPS
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing HTTPS across the Slough region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

HTTPS Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

HTTPS
Daily Rate Trend in Slough

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

HTTPS Daily Rate Trend in Slough

HTTPS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Slough 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 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) VB
1 2 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 2 (100.00%) JDBC
1 2 (100.00%) ODBC
1 2 (100.00%) Unix
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Solaris
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) FTP
1 2 (100.00%) HTTP
1 2 (100.00%) Toad
1 2 (100.00%) ISEB
1 2 (100.00%) HP UFT
1 2 (100.00%) LoadRunner
1 2 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 2 (100.00%) Middleware
1 2 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Introscope
1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (100.00%) Usability Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Test Management
1 2 (100.00%) Rational Performance Tester
1 2 (100.00%) Smart Meter
1 2 (100.00%) JProfiler
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 2 (100.00%) Test Strategy

HTTPS
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Slough 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 2 (100.00%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) FTP
1 2 (100.00%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) HP UFT
1 2 (100.00%) Introscope
1 2 (100.00%) JProfiler
1 2 (100.00%) LoadRunner
1 2 (100.00%) Rational Performance Tester
1 2 (100.00%) Toad
General
1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Non-Functional Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Test Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) JDBC
1 2 (100.00%) Middleware
1 2 (100.00%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (100.00%) Smart Meter
2 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Solaris
1 2 (100.00%) Unix
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 2 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Test Management
1 2 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 2 (100.00%) Usability Testing
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) ISEB
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) HP SiteScope
1 2 (100.00%) nmon