The first table below looks at the demand for HTTP skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HTTP over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the South East region.

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 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
Rank 161 118 150
Rank change year-on-year
-43 +32
Contract jobs citing HTTP 86 116 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.89% 1.38% 0.94%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.01% 7.14% 4.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 66 43
Average daily rate £345 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.42% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £265 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £576
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 9 2
Average hourly rate - £32.50 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -27.77%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 £29.59 £23.75
% change year-on-year
-57.75% +24.58%
Communications & Networking Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1717 1624 2193
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 17.69% 19.38% 20.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 762 655 711
Average daily rate £338 £305 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.65% -6.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £188 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £470 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 126 154 177
Average hourly rate £22.25 £22.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.11% -30.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.00 £37.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -18.18%
HTTP
England

HTTP
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

HTTP Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

HTTP
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

HTTP Daily Rate Trend in the South East

HTTP
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HTTP across the South East region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

HTTP Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

HTTP
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

HTTP Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

HTTP
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HTTP within the South East region over the 3 months to 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire -1 29 £360 +7.86% 6
Berkshire -34 21 £425 +25.92% 39
Surrey -3 18 £325 -23.52% 15
Kent +7 6 £400 +23.07% 3
Oxfordshire -3 6 £320 - 14
East Sussex -9 3 £328 -18.12% 3
Buckinghamshire -28 1 - - 3
Middlesex - - - - 4
West Sussex - - - - 4
HTTP
England

HTTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing HTTP 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 HTTP.

1 59 (36.65%) Windows
1 59 (36.65%) TCP/IP
2 49 (30.43%) HTML
3 45 (27.95%) JavaScript
4 43 (26.71%) UNIX
5 39 (24.22%) Oracle
6 38 (23.60%) SMTP
7 36 (22.36%) HP
8 35 (21.74%) Linux
9 34 (21.12%) SQL
9 34 (21.12%) Windows Server 2008
10 33 (20.50%) DNS
10 33 (20.50%) Microsoft
10 33 (20.50%) Windows Server 2003
10 33 (20.50%) Internet
10 33 (20.50%) Firewall
11 30 (18.63%) FTP
11 30 (18.63%) CSS
12 29 (18.01%) Web Services
12 29 (18.01%) Java
13 28 (17.39%) Security Cleared
14 27 (16.77%) .NET
15 26 (16.15%) LAN
16 25 (15.53%) WAN
16 25 (15.53%) HTTPS
16 25 (15.53%) SSL
16 25 (15.53%) Active Directory
17 24 (14.91%) Telecoms
18 23 (14.29%) VMware
18 23 (14.29%) MS Excel

HTTP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing HTTP 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 HTTP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 20 (12.42%) IIS
2 18 (11.18%) Apache
3 12 (7.45%) SharePoint
4 11 (6.83%) MS Exchange
5 10 (6.21%) SharePoint 2010
6 9 (5.59%) Exchange Server 2010
6 9 (5.59%) Tomcat
6 9 (5.59%) IBM HTTP Server
6 9 (5.59%) Exchange Server 2007
7 7 (4.35%) CMS
8 6 (3.73%) WebSphere
8 6 (3.73%) WebSphere Application Server
8 6 (3.73%) WebLogic
9 3 (1.86%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 2 (1.24%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
11 1 (0.62%) Liferay
11 1 (0.62%) WebSphere Process Server
11 1 (0.62%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.62%) Commerce Server
11 1 (0.62%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 23 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 15 (9.32%) MS Office
3 4 (2.48%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.86%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.86%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.62%) Doxygen
5 1 (0.62%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 11 (6.83%) Oracle EBS
2 7 (4.35%) CSG Singleview
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.86%) SaaS
2 2 (1.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.62%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 59 (36.65%) TCP/IP
2 38 (23.60%) SMTP
3 33 (20.50%) DNS
3 33 (20.50%) Internet
3 33 (20.50%) Firewall
4 30 (18.63%) FTP
5 26 (16.15%) LAN
6 25 (15.53%) HTTPS
6 25 (15.53%) SSL
6 25 (15.53%) WAN
7 22 (13.66%) SAN
7 22 (13.66%) VPN
8 16 (9.94%) SSH
9 12 (7.45%) LDAP
10 9 (5.59%) MPLS
11 6 (3.73%) BGP
11 6 (3.73%) X.400
11 6 (3.73%) X.500
11 6 (3.73%) DHCP
11 6 (3.73%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (12.42%) SQL Server
2 13 (8.07%) MySQL
3 11 (6.83%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (5.59%) SQL Server 2005
5 8 (4.97%) Oracle Database
6 5 (3.11%) Hadoop
7 3 (1.86%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (1.86%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (1.86%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (1.24%) Relational Database
8 2 (1.24%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.62%) Big Data
9 1 (0.62%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.62%) QlikView
9 1 (0.62%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.62%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.62%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (0.62%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 14 (8.70%) LoadRunner
2 13 (8.07%) QuickTest Pro
3 10 (6.21%) Visual Studio
3 10 (6.21%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (4.97%) Git (software)
4 8 (4.97%) Eclipse
5 7 (4.35%) Selenium
5 7 (4.35%) JUnit
6 6 (3.73%) Subversion
6 6 (3.73%) Maven
6 6 (3.73%) TeamCity
7 3 (1.86%) PhoneGap
7 3 (1.86%) SpecFlow
7 3 (1.86%) Sinon.JS
7 3 (1.86%) Karma Test Runner
7 3 (1.86%) NetBeans
7 3 (1.86%) Introscope
8 2 (1.24%) JMeter
8 2 (1.24%) Jenkins
8 2 (1.24%) TestNG
General
1 24 (14.91%) Telecoms
2 20 (12.42%) Finance
3 7 (4.35%) Military
3 7 (4.35%) Japanese Language
4 5 (3.11%) Billing
5 4 (2.48%) French Language
5 4 (2.48%) German Language
5 4 (2.48%) Italian Language
6 3 (1.86%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.86%) Legal
7 2 (1.24%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.24%) Games
7 2 (1.24%) Banking
8 1 (0.62%) Retail
8 1 (0.62%) Electronics
8 1 (0.62%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 36 (22.36%) Developer
2 26 (16.15%) Analyst
3 16 (9.94%) Test Analyst
4 10 (6.21%) Administrator
5 9 (5.59%) Senior Developer
5 9 (5.59%) Architect
6 8 (4.97%) JavaScript Developer
7 7 (4.35%) Support Analyst
8 6 (3.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 6 (3.73%) Java Developer
8 6 (3.73%) Test Engineer
8 6 (3.73%) Performance Test Analyst
8 6 (3.73%) Performance Analyst
9 5 (3.11%) Senior Java Developer
9 5 (3.11%) Performance Tester
9 5 (3.11%) Design Engineer
9 5 (3.11%) Network Engineer
9 5 (3.11%) Tester
9 5 (3.11%) Consultant
10 4 (2.48%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (30.43%) HTML
2 30 (18.63%) CSS
3 29 (18.01%) Web Services
4 27 (16.77%) .NET
5 22 (13.66%) XML
6 15 (9.32%) ASP.NET
7 14 (8.70%) SOAP
7 14 (8.70%) HTML5
8 13 (8.07%) CSS3
8 13 (8.07%) JSP
9 12 (7.45%) JSON
9 12 (7.45%) REST
10 11 (6.83%) XSLT
11 10 (6.21%) AngularJS
11 10 (6.21%) RESTful
12 9 (5.59%) Backbone.js
12 9 (5.59%) jQuery
13 8 (4.97%) Dojo
13 8 (4.97%) DOM
14 7 (4.35%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 12 (7.45%) Management Information System
2 11 (6.83%) Mobile App
3 8 (4.97%) Clustering
4 7 (4.35%) Computer Science
5 4 (2.48%) iPad
6 3 (1.86%) DataPower
6 3 (1.86%) Visualisation
6 3 (1.86%) Informatics
6 3 (1.86%) Biology
6 3 (1.86%) Replication
7 2 (1.24%) HACMP
8 1 (0.62%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.62%) PKI
8 1 (0.62%) Augmented Reality
8 1 (0.62%) Open Source
8 1 (0.62%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (0.62%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 59 (36.65%) Windows
2 43 (26.71%) UNIX
3 35 (21.74%) Linux
4 34 (21.12%) Windows Server 2008
5 33 (20.50%) Windows Server 2003
6 16 (9.94%) Windows 7
7 15 (9.32%) Windows XP
8 12 (7.45%) Windows 2000
8 12 (7.45%) Solaris
9 4 (2.48%) AIX
9 4 (2.48%) Apple iOS
10 2 (1.24%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (1.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (1.24%) Android
11 1 (0.62%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.62%) CentOS
11 1 (0.62%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (12.42%) ITIL
3 19 (11.80%) Software Testing
4 13 (8.07%) Problem Management
4 13 (8.07%) Performance Testing
5 12 (7.45%) Continuous Integration
5 12 (7.45%) Test Automation
5 12 (7.45%) Web Development
6 11 (6.83%) OO
7 10 (6.21%) Workflow
8 9 (5.59%) User Stories
9 8 (4.97%) Project Management
9 8 (4.97%) Fault Management
10 7 (4.35%) Automated Testing
10 7 (4.35%) MVC
10 7 (4.35%) DSDM
10 7 (4.35%) UML
11 6 (3.73%) SOA
11 6 (3.73%) Change Management
11 6 (3.73%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 45 (27.95%) JavaScript
2 34 (21.12%) SQL
3 29 (18.01%) Java
4 18 (11.18%) PowerShell
5 16 (9.94%) Perl
6 13 (8.07%) C#
7 9 (5.59%) C++
8 8 (4.97%) C
9 6 (3.73%) PHP
9 6 (3.73%) VBScript
10 5 (3.11%) Jython
11 4 (2.48%) Objective-C
11 4 (2.48%) Bash Shell
11 4 (2.48%) VB
11 4 (2.48%) Python
12 3 (1.86%) Ruby
13 2 (1.24%) ABAP
13 2 (1.24%) ActionScript
13 2 (1.24%) XPath
13 2 (1.24%) ActionScript 2.0
Qualifications
1 28 (17.39%) Security Cleared
2 18 (11.18%) SC Cleared
2 18 (11.18%) ISTQB
3 12 (7.45%) Degree
4 11 (6.83%) ISEB
5 10 (6.21%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (6.21%) CCNA
6 8 (4.97%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (3.73%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (3.11%) MCSE
8 5 (3.11%) MCSA
8 5 (3.11%) DV Cleared
9 3 (1.86%) CCSA
10 2 (1.24%) CCNP
10 2 (1.24%) MCDBA
11 1 (0.62%) CCIE
11 1 (0.62%) CNE
11 1 (0.62%) Novell Certification
11 1 (0.62%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (0.62%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.59%) SLA
2 7 (4.35%) QA
3 1 (0.62%) COBIT
System Software
1 25 (15.53%) Active Directory
2 21 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (4.97%) vSphere
4 7 (4.35%) Forefront TMG
5 3 (1.86%) VMware ESX
5 3 (1.86%) KVM
6 2 (1.24%) VMware Workstation
6 2 (1.24%) Samba
6 2 (1.24%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (1.24%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 21 (13.04%) HP Quality Center
2 12 (7.45%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 11 (6.83%) WSUS
4 9 (5.59%) SCCM
4 9 (5.59%) NetBackup
5 6 (3.73%) Norton AntiVirus
5 6 (3.73%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 4 (2.48%) Puppet
7 3 (1.86%) SCOM
7 3 (1.86%) McAfee ePO
8 2 (1.24%) HP SIM
8 2 (1.24%) CA Wily
8 2 (1.24%) CA SiteMinder
8 2 (1.24%) Tivoli
8 2 (1.24%) Tivoli Monitoring
8 2 (1.24%) Foglight
8 2 (1.24%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (1.24%) nmon
9 1 (0.62%) SCOrch
9 1 (0.62%) MIIS
Vendors
1 39 (24.22%) Oracle
2 36 (22.36%) HP
3 33 (20.50%) Microsoft
4 23 (14.29%) VMware
5 20 (12.42%) Cisco
6 15 (9.32%) IBM
6 15 (9.32%) CheckPoint
7 14 (8.70%) Citrix
8 9 (5.59%) Symantec
8 9 (5.59%) Blue Coat
8 9 (5.59%) Brocade
9 7 (4.35%) McAfee
9 7 (4.35%) Ektron
10 6 (3.73%) Clearswift
11 5 (3.11%) Red Hat
12 3 (1.86%) Barracuda Networks
12 3 (1.86%) IronPort
12 3 (1.86%) Remedy
12 3 (1.86%) Salesforce.com
12 3 (1.86%) Juniper
Richmond, Surrey
Aston Carter
Rate: £100 - £130 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
Berkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £280 - £310 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
TEKsystems
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Rate: £250 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Kent
Red10
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Canterbury, Kent
University of Kent
Rate: From £31,644 to £36,661 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
TEKsystems
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Middlesex
TEKsystems
Rate: £475 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Aston Carter
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Berkshire
TEKsystems
Posted: 6 days ago
Hampshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Banbury
Hudson - London
Rate: £275 - £325 per day + Market Rate DOE
Posted: 21 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Vitamin T
Rate: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago