The table below looks at the statistics 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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HyperText Transport Protocol, Secure (HTTPS)
Rank 233 216 207
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -9
Contract jobs citing HTTPS 16 20 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.17% 0.24% 0.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.88% 1.39% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 6
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£400 £450 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £436 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £498 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £420 £363
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +15.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.05 - £36.50
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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 South East region.

Communications & Networking Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1825 1444 1587
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 19.90% 17.14% 20.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 880 611 620
Average daily rate £350 £363 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £212 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 107 119 162
Average hourly rate £34.00 £22.50 £20.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+51.11% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.53 £13.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £60.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%

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 29 January 2015.

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 29 January 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
Hampshire -22 8 £550 -
Berkshire +2 4 £250 -43.97% 1
Surrey +2 2 - -
West Sussex - - - -
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England

HTTPS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 25 (69.44%) Windows
2 23 (63.89%) Linux
3 21 (58.33%) FTP
3 21 (58.33%) Oracle
4 20 (55.56%) UNIX
5 17 (47.22%) TCP/IP
5 17 (47.22%) Firewall
6 15 (41.67%) SSL
6 15 (41.67%) JavaScript
6 15 (41.67%) HTTP
7 13 (36.11%) DNS
8 12 (33.33%) Red Hat
8 12 (33.33%) Security Cleared
8 12 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 11 (30.56%) Windows Server 2008
9 11 (30.56%) Migration
9 11 (30.56%) .NET
10 10 (27.78%) HTML
10 10 (27.78%) ASP.NET
10 10 (27.78%) SMTP
11 9 (25.00%) DMZ
11 9 (25.00%) Shell Script
11 9 (25.00%) AWK
11 9 (25.00%) PowerShell
11 9 (25.00%) Korn
11 9 (25.00%) DV Cleared
11 9 (25.00%) NAS
11 9 (25.00%) sed
12 8 (22.22%) Wireshark
13 7 (19.44%) ISTQB

HTTPS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 3 (8.33%) IIS
1 3 (8.33%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (8.33%) Spreadsheet
1 3 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (19.44%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (58.33%) FTP
2 17 (47.22%) TCP/IP
2 17 (47.22%) Firewall
3 15 (41.67%) SSL
3 15 (41.67%) HTTP
4 13 (36.11%) DNS
5 10 (27.78%) SMTP
6 9 (25.00%) DMZ
6 9 (25.00%) NAS
7 8 (22.22%) Wireshark
8 7 (19.44%) BIG-IP
8 7 (19.44%) Internet
9 4 (11.11%) VPN
9 4 (11.11%) X.400
9 4 (11.11%) X.500
9 4 (11.11%) IMAP
10 3 (8.33%) Network Security
10 3 (8.33%) SSH
11 2 (5.56%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 2 (5.56%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (19.44%) MySQL
2 4 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (8.33%) SQL Server
3 3 (8.33%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (2.78%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (2.78%) LoadRunner
General
1 4 (11.11%) Military
2 2 (5.56%) Back Office
2 2 (5.56%) Retail
2 2 (5.56%) Billing
3 1 (2.78%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (25.00%) Analyst
2 6 (16.67%) Consultant
3 5 (13.89%) Applications Support
3 5 (13.89%) Administrator
4 4 (11.11%) Test Analyst
5 3 (8.33%) Integration Test Analyst
5 3 (8.33%) Integration Analyst
5 3 (8.33%) Integration Tester
5 3 (8.33%) UNIX Consultant
5 3 (8.33%) Tester
5 3 (8.33%) Migration Consultant
5 3 (8.33%) Applications Support Analyst
5 3 (8.33%) UNIX Systems Administrator
5 3 (8.33%) UNIX Administrator
5 3 (8.33%) Security Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) Support Analyst
5 3 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (8.33%) Security Tester
6 2 (5.56%) Test Leader
6 2 (5.56%) IP Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (30.56%) .NET
2 10 (27.78%) HTML
2 10 (27.78%) ASP.NET
3 7 (19.44%) JSP
4 6 (16.67%) JSON
5 5 (13.89%) Ajax
6 3 (8.33%) CSS
7 2 (5.56%) LAMP
8 1 (2.78%) XHR
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.89%) PKI
2 4 (11.11%) EFT
3 2 (5.56%) Open Source
4 1 (2.78%) Video on Demand
4 1 (2.78%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 25 (69.44%) Windows
2 23 (63.89%) Linux
3 20 (55.56%) UNIX
4 12 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (30.56%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (19.44%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (19.44%) Windows XP
6 7 (19.44%) Windows 2000
7 3 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (30.56%) Migration
2 7 (19.44%) Software Testing
3 6 (16.67%) Workflow
3 6 (16.67%) Validation
4 5 (13.89%) Boundary Protection
5 4 (11.11%) Test Strategy
5 4 (11.11%) Knowledge Management
5 4 (11.11%) Integration Testing
5 4 (11.11%) Test Scripting
6 3 (8.33%) Change Management
6 3 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (8.33%) E-Commerce
6 3 (8.33%) Capacity Management
6 3 (8.33%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (5.56%) Deep Packet Inspection
7 2 (5.56%) Performance Management
7 2 (5.56%) CRM
7 2 (5.56%) Service Management
7 2 (5.56%) Incident Management
8 1 (2.78%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (41.67%) JavaScript
2 9 (25.00%) Shell Script
2 9 (25.00%) AWK
2 9 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 9 (25.00%) Korn
2 9 (25.00%) sed
3 4 (11.11%) ActionScript 2.0
3 4 (11.11%) SQL
3 4 (11.11%) ActionScript
3 4 (11.11%) C
4 3 (8.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 12 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 9 (25.00%) DV Cleared
3 7 (19.44%) ISTQB
3 7 (19.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 7 (19.44%) SC Cleared
4 3 (8.33%) MCSE
4 3 (8.33%) CCNP
4 3 (8.33%) CCNA
4 3 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 6 (16.67%) Nmap
2 5 (13.89%) Forefront TMG
3 2 (5.56%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 7 (19.44%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (16.67%) Nessus
3 3 (8.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 2 (5.56%) FortiGate
5 1 (2.78%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 21 (58.33%) Oracle
2 12 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 7 (19.44%) HP
3 7 (19.44%) F5
4 6 (16.67%) Sun
5 5 (13.89%) Microsoft
6 4 (11.11%) ServiceNow
6 4 (11.11%) Remedy
6 4 (11.11%) Sybase
7 3 (8.33%) Alias
7 3 (8.33%) Clearswift
7 3 (8.33%) IBM
8 2 (5.56%) Cisco
8 2 (5.56%) CheckPoint
8 2 (5.56%) Blue Coat
9 1 (2.78%) CA
9 1 (2.78%) New Relic