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 23 September 2014 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HyperText Transport Protocol, Secure (HTTPS)
Rank 240 235 236
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +1
Contract jobs citing HTTPS 12 9 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.13% 0.10% 0.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.66% 0.58% 1.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 13
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£375 £555 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.43% +58.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £445 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £641 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £400 £330
% change year-on-year
-5.62% +21.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £12.00 £22.50 £77.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.66% -70.96%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.00 £31.25 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-61.60% -30.55%
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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
1828 1556 2070
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 19.79% 17.90% 20.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 873 723 612
Average daily rate £350 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £190 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £333
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 86 167
Average hourly rate £19.91 £23.25 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.36% -15.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £44.98 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £22.50

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
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 23 September 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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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
Berkshire +15 6 £350 -17.64%
Hampshire - 5 £375 - 3
Buckinghamshire -8 1 - -
East Sussex - - - - 1
Kent - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - - 1
Surrey - - - -
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England

HTTPS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 54 (85.71%) Windows
2 48 (76.19%) UNIX
3 45 (71.43%) .NET
4 42 (66.67%) JavaScript
4 42 (66.67%) ASP.NET
5 41 (65.08%) HTML
6 40 (63.49%) TCP/IP
7 39 (61.90%) Oracle
8 37 (58.73%) HTTP
9 34 (53.97%) Windows Server 2008
10 32 (50.79%) ISTQB
10 32 (50.79%) HP Quality Center
10 32 (50.79%) HP
11 31 (49.21%) Windows XP
11 31 (49.21%) JSP
11 31 (49.21%) Linux
11 31 (49.21%) Windows 2000
11 31 (49.21%) Windows Server 2003
11 31 (49.21%) Software Testing
12 28 (44.44%) Security Cleared
12 28 (44.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 28 (44.44%) Oracle EBS
13 22 (34.92%) DNS
14 21 (33.33%) SC Cleared
15 20 (31.75%) Performance Testing
15 20 (31.75%) QuickTest Pro
15 20 (31.75%) LoadRunner
16 19 (30.16%) FTP
17 17 (26.98%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
17 17 (26.98%) SSL

HTTPS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 11 (17.46%) IIS
2 7 (11.11%) Apache
3 4 (6.35%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 4 (6.35%) IBM HTTP Server
3 4 (6.35%) WebSphere
3 4 (6.35%) Liferay
3 4 (6.35%) WebSphere Application Server
4 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 28 (44.44%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.59%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.59%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 40 (63.49%) TCP/IP
2 37 (58.73%) HTTP
3 22 (34.92%) DNS
4 19 (30.16%) FTP
5 17 (26.98%) SSL
6 15 (23.81%) Internet
7 13 (20.63%) Wireshark
8 10 (15.87%) Firewall
9 7 (11.11%) NAS
10 6 (9.52%) Intranet
11 5 (7.94%) DMZ
12 3 (4.76%) SAN
12 3 (4.76%) SMTP
12 3 (4.76%) OSPF
12 3 (4.76%) BGP
12 3 (4.76%) FWSM
12 3 (4.76%) Cisco ASA
13 2 (3.17%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 2 (3.17%) Radio Access Network
13 2 (3.17%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.11%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (4.76%) MySQL
2 3 (4.76%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 20 (31.75%) QuickTest Pro
1 20 (31.75%) 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
2 3 (4.76%) Retail
3 2 (3.17%) Billing
3 2 (3.17%) Back Office
4 1 (1.59%) Legal
Job Titles
1 15 (23.81%) Analyst
2 14 (22.22%) Test Analyst
3 13 (20.63%) Tester
4 10 (15.87%) Administrator
5 9 (14.29%) Performance Tester
6 7 (11.11%) Test Specialist
7 6 (9.52%) Performance Test Analyst
7 6 (9.52%) Performance Analyst
8 4 (6.35%) Test Leader
8 4 (6.35%) Integration Test Analyst
8 4 (6.35%) Integration Analyst
8 4 (6.35%) Architect
8 4 (6.35%) Performance Test Specialist
8 4 (6.35%) UNIX Administrator
8 4 (6.35%) UNIX Systems Administrator
8 4 (6.35%) Systems Administrator
8 4 (6.35%) Support Engineer
9 3 (4.76%) Performance Engineer
10 2 (3.17%) Systems Test Analyst
10 2 (3.17%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (71.43%) .NET
2 42 (66.67%) ASP.NET
3 41 (65.08%) HTML
4 31 (49.21%) JSP
5 10 (15.87%) CSS
6 4 (6.35%) WebCenter
7 3 (4.76%) JPA
7 3 (4.76%) XML
7 3 (4.76%) ODBC
7 3 (4.76%) Middleware
7 3 (4.76%) JDBC
8 2 (3.17%) Web Services
8 2 (3.17%) LAMP
9 1 (1.59%) JSON
9 1 (1.59%) Visualforce
9 1 (1.59%) XHR
9 1 (1.59%) Struts
9 1 (1.59%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.11%) User Experience
2 4 (6.35%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.17%) Open Source
4 1 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.59%) Statistics
4 1 (1.59%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 54 (85.71%) Windows
2 48 (76.19%) UNIX
3 34 (53.97%) Windows Server 2008
4 31 (49.21%) Linux
4 31 (49.21%) Windows 2000
4 31 (49.21%) Windows XP
4 31 (49.21%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (15.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (7.94%) Solaris
7 3 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (49.21%) Software Testing
2 20 (31.75%) Performance Testing
3 15 (23.81%) Test Scripting
4 14 (22.22%) Test Strategy
4 14 (22.22%) Workflow
4 14 (22.22%) Knowledge Management
5 12 (19.05%) Performance Analysis
5 12 (19.05%) Validation
6 9 (14.29%) Migration
7 8 (12.70%) Test Automation
7 8 (12.70%) Load Testing
8 7 (11.11%) Change Management
9 5 (7.94%) Web Development
10 4 (6.35%) Capacity Planning
10 4 (6.35%) Incident Management
11 3 (4.76%) Capacity Management
11 3 (4.76%) CRM
11 3 (4.76%) E-Commerce
11 3 (4.76%) Performance Engineering
11 3 (4.76%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 42 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 16 (25.40%) SQL
3 11 (17.46%) Java
4 10 (15.87%) Shell Script
5 7 (11.11%) AWK
5 7 (11.11%) Korn
5 7 (11.11%) VB
5 7 (11.11%) sed
6 4 (6.35%) PowerShell
6 4 (6.35%) C++
7 3 (4.76%) C#
7 3 (4.76%) PHP
8 1 (1.59%) VBScript
8 1 (1.59%) C
8 1 (1.59%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 32 (50.79%) ISTQB
2 28 (44.44%) Security Cleared
2 28 (44.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 21 (33.33%) SC Cleared
4 10 (15.87%) DV Cleared
5 6 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (7.94%) MCSE
7 4 (6.35%) CCNA
7 4 (6.35%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (4.76%) ISEB
8 3 (4.76%) CCNP
9 2 (3.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (3.17%) ISEB Practitioner
9 2 (3.17%) MCPD
9 2 (3.17%) Degree
10 1 (1.59%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 1 (1.59%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.59%) COBIT
System Software
1 11 (17.46%) Nmap
2 2 (3.17%) ProxySG
3 1 (1.59%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 32 (50.79%) HP Quality Center
2 17 (26.98%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 11 (17.46%) Nessus
4 4 (6.35%) CA Wily
5 3 (4.76%) nmon
6 2 (3.17%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 39 (61.90%) Oracle
2 32 (50.79%) HP
3 10 (15.87%) Red Hat
4 5 (7.94%) Microsoft
5 4 (6.35%) FatWire
5 4 (6.35%) IBM
6 3 (4.76%) F5
6 3 (4.76%) Sun
6 3 (4.76%) Cisco
6 3 (4.76%) CheckPoint
7 2 (3.17%) Blue Coat
8 1 (1.59%) VMware
8 1 (1.59%) New Relic
8 1 (1.59%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (1.59%) Juniper
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