The first table below looks at the demand for HTTPS 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 HTTPS over the 3 months to 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HyperText Transport Protocol, Secure (HTTPS)
Rank 211 222 228
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +6
Contract jobs citing HTTPS 29 12 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.32% 0.14% 0.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.70% 0.77% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 10 10
Average daily rate
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£355 £338 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.18% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £206 £300 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £448 £383
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £376 £330
% change year-on-year
-6.97% +14.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 - £42.50
Communications & Networking Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1708 1558 2029
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 18.61% 18.42% 20.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 762 692 566
Average daily rate £338 £338 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £201 £175 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £462 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £322 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.81% -0.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 123 192
Average hourly rate £17.50 £24.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% -18.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.80 £13.20 £14.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -
HTTPS
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HTTPS
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

HTTPS Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

HTTPS
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

HTTPS Daily Rate Trend in the South East

HTTPS
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HTTPS across the South East region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

HTTPS Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

HTTPS
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

HTTPS Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

HTTPS
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 HTTPS within the South East region over the 3 months to 1 August 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
Hampshire +5 16 £350 +7.69% 3
Berkshire +5 10 £375 +21.95% 1
Buckinghamshire -2 3 - -
East Sussex - - - -
Kent - - - -
Middlesex - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - - 1
Surrey - - - - 1
HTTPS
England

HTTPS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 57 (90.48%) Windows
2 51 (80.95%) UNIX
3 47 (74.60%) .NET
4 45 (71.43%) JavaScript
4 45 (71.43%) Oracle
4 45 (71.43%) ASP.NET
5 44 (69.84%) HTML
6 41 (65.08%) TCP/IP
7 38 (60.32%) HP
7 38 (60.32%) HP Quality Center
8 37 (58.73%) Windows Server 2008
8 37 (58.73%) ISTQB
8 37 (58.73%) Windows 2000
8 37 (58.73%) JSP
8 37 (58.73%) Windows XP
8 37 (58.73%) Windows Server 2003
9 36 (57.14%) Software Testing
10 34 (53.97%) Security Cleared
10 34 (53.97%) Oracle EBS
11 33 (52.38%) Linux
11 33 (52.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 32 (50.79%) HTTP
13 28 (44.44%) SC Cleared
14 21 (33.33%) Performance Testing
14 21 (33.33%) QuickTest Pro
14 21 (33.33%) LoadRunner
15 19 (30.16%) SSL
15 19 (30.16%) Workflow
15 19 (30.16%) Test Scripting
16 18 (28.57%) Knowledge Management

HTTPS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 8 (12.70%) IIS
2 4 (6.35%) Apache
2 4 (6.35%) WebSphere Application Server
2 4 (6.35%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 4 (6.35%) IBM HTTP Server
2 4 (6.35%) WebSphere
2 4 (6.35%) Liferay
3 3 (4.76%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (4.76%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (1.59%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.59%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 34 (53.97%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.59%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.59%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 41 (65.08%) TCP/IP
2 32 (50.79%) HTTP
3 19 (30.16%) SSL
4 18 (28.57%) DNS
5 16 (25.40%) FTP
5 16 (25.40%) Wireshark
6 12 (19.05%) Internet
7 8 (12.70%) Firewall
8 7 (11.11%) NAS
9 5 (7.94%) DMZ
10 4 (6.35%) Intranet
11 3 (4.76%) SAN
12 1 (1.59%) Cisco ASA
12 1 (1.59%) Cisco Nexus
12 1 (1.59%) FWSM
12 1 (1.59%) VLAN
12 1 (1.59%) ZigBee
12 1 (1.59%) IPsec
12 1 (1.59%) MPLS
12 1 (1.59%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (15.87%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 21 (33.33%) QuickTest Pro
1 21 (33.33%) LoadRunner
2 7 (11.11%) Introscope
3 3 (4.76%) Rational Performance Tester
3 3 (4.76%) JProfiler
3 3 (4.76%) Toad
General
1 6 (9.52%) Finance
2 3 (4.76%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.59%) Retail
3 1 (1.59%) Legal
Job Titles
1 17 (26.98%) Analyst
1 17 (26.98%) Test Analyst
2 15 (23.81%) Tester
3 9 (14.29%) Performance Tester
4 8 (12.70%) Administrator
5 7 (11.11%) Test Specialist
6 6 (9.52%) Performance Analyst
6 6 (9.52%) Performance Test Analyst
7 4 (6.35%) Architect
7 4 (6.35%) Support Engineer
7 4 (6.35%) Systems Administrator
7 4 (6.35%) Performance Engineer
7 4 (6.35%) UNIX Administrator
7 4 (6.35%) UNIX Systems Administrator
7 4 (6.35%) Performance Test Specialist
8 3 (4.76%) Performance Manager
9 2 (3.17%) Developer
9 2 (3.17%) Support Specialist
9 2 (3.17%) Applications Support
9 2 (3.17%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (74.60%) .NET
2 45 (71.43%) ASP.NET
3 44 (69.84%) HTML
4 37 (58.73%) JSP
5 7 (11.11%) CSS
6 4 (6.35%) WebCenter
7 3 (4.76%) JPA
7 3 (4.76%) Middleware
7 3 (4.76%) JDBC
7 3 (4.76%) XML
7 3 (4.76%) ODBC
8 2 (3.17%) Web Services
9 1 (1.59%) Visualforce
9 1 (1.59%) Struts
9 1 (1.59%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.59%) Smart Meter
1 1 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (1.59%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 57 (90.48%) Windows
2 51 (80.95%) UNIX
3 37 (58.73%) Windows Server 2008
3 37 (58.73%) Windows 2000
3 37 (58.73%) Windows XP
3 37 (58.73%) Windows Server 2003
4 33 (52.38%) Linux
5 7 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (7.94%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (57.14%) Software Testing
2 21 (33.33%) Performance Testing
3 19 (30.16%) Workflow
3 19 (30.16%) Test Scripting
4 18 (28.57%) Knowledge Management
4 18 (28.57%) Test Strategy
5 17 (26.98%) Validation
6 12 (19.05%) Performance Analysis
7 9 (14.29%) Migration
8 8 (12.70%) Load Testing
8 8 (12.70%) Test Automation
9 5 (7.94%) Web Development
10 4 (6.35%) Change Management
10 4 (6.35%) Incident Management
10 4 (6.35%) Capacity Planning
10 4 (6.35%) Performance Engineering
11 2 (3.17%) PRINCE2
11 2 (3.17%) Regression Testing
11 2 (3.17%) Stakeholder Management
11 2 (3.17%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 45 (71.43%) JavaScript
2 13 (20.63%) SQL
3 11 (17.46%) Java
4 10 (15.87%) Shell Script
5 7 (11.11%) sed
5 7 (11.11%) Korn
5 7 (11.11%) VB
5 7 (11.11%) AWK
6 4 (6.35%) C++
7 3 (4.76%) C#
8 1 (1.59%) Apex Code
8 1 (1.59%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.59%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 37 (58.73%) ISTQB
2 34 (53.97%) Security Cleared
3 33 (52.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 28 (44.44%) SC Cleared
5 14 (22.22%) DV Cleared
6 4 (6.35%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (4.76%) ISEB
7 3 (4.76%) MCSE
8 2 (3.17%) CCNA
8 2 (3.17%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (3.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (3.17%) ISEB Practitioner
8 2 (3.17%) Degree
8 2 (3.17%) MCPD
9 1 (1.59%) MCITP
9 1 (1.59%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 1 (1.59%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.59%) COBIT
1 1 (1.59%) QA
System Software
1 16 (25.40%) Nmap
2 1 (1.59%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 38 (60.32%) HP Quality Center
2 18 (28.57%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 16 (25.40%) Nessus
4 4 (6.35%) CA Wily
5 3 (4.76%) nmon
Vendors
1 45 (71.43%) Oracle
2 38 (60.32%) HP
3 7 (11.11%) Red Hat
4 5 (7.94%) Microsoft
5 4 (6.35%) IBM
5 4 (6.35%) FatWire
6 3 (4.76%) Sun
7 1 (1.59%) F5
7 1 (1.59%) VMware
7 1 (1.59%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.59%) Juniper
7 1 (1.59%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.59%) Cisco
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