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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HyperText Transport Protocol, Secure (HTTPS)
Rank 248 207 221
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +14
Contract jobs citing HTTPS 14 39 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.15% 0.42% 0.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.79% 2.27% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 13 12
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£418 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £233 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £387 £352
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+17.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.78 £35.00 -
% change year-on-year
+25.08% -
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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
1780 1716 1532
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 18.59% 18.68% 18.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 924 745 661
Average daily rate £360 £338 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £203 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +4.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 119 99 136
Average hourly rate £27.00 £17.50 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+54.28% -33.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.82 £13.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £47.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+7.62% -21.56%

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 28 July 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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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
Berkshire +3 8 - - 1
Buckinghamshire -3 4 £418 -
Surrey - 2 - - 3
HTTPS
England

HTTPS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 26 (83.87%) HTTP
2 16 (51.61%) FTP
3 12 (38.71%) TCP/IP
4 11 (35.48%) Firewall
5 10 (32.26%) SSH
5 10 (32.26%) SSL
5 10 (32.26%) Linux
6 8 (25.81%) SOAP
6 8 (25.81%) Web Services
6 8 (25.81%) XML
6 8 (25.81%) Python
7 7 (22.58%) Windows
7 7 (22.58%) SMTP
7 7 (22.58%) DNS
8 6 (19.35%) Cisco
8 6 (19.35%) UNIX
8 6 (19.35%) Oracle
8 6 (19.35%) Telecoms
8 6 (19.35%) SNMP
8 6 (19.35%) 3G
8 6 (19.35%) 4G
8 6 (19.35%) Radio Access Network
9 5 (16.13%) Back Office
9 5 (16.13%) Validation
9 5 (16.13%) CISSP
9 5 (16.13%) VPN
10 4 (12.90%) Ethernet
10 4 (12.90%) ATM
10 4 (12.90%) SDH
10 4 (12.90%) VoIP

HTTPS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 4 (12.90%) WebSphere Application Server
1 4 (12.90%) BizTalk Server
1 4 (12.90%) WebSphere
2 2 (6.45%) WebLogic
3 1 (3.23%) IIS
3 1 (3.23%) Apache
3 1 (3.23%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) MS Office
1 1 (3.23%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 26 (83.87%) HTTP
2 16 (51.61%) FTP
3 12 (38.71%) TCP/IP
4 11 (35.48%) Firewall
5 10 (32.26%) SSH
5 10 (32.26%) SSL
6 7 (22.58%) SMTP
6 7 (22.58%) DNS
7 6 (19.35%) SNMP
7 6 (19.35%) 3G
7 6 (19.35%) 4G
7 6 (19.35%) Radio Access Network
8 5 (16.13%) VPN
9 4 (12.90%) Ethernet
9 4 (12.90%) ATM
9 4 (12.90%) SDH
9 4 (12.90%) VoIP
9 4 (12.90%) SS7
9 4 (12.90%) Telnet
9 4 (12.90%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.68%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.45%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.23%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (12.90%) Introscope
2 2 (6.45%) SoapUI
3 1 (3.23%) Visual Studio
3 1 (3.23%) Maven
3 1 (3.23%) Fiddler
General
1 6 (19.35%) Telecoms
2 5 (16.13%) Back Office
3 2 (6.45%) Finance
3 2 (6.45%) Retail
3 2 (6.45%) Billing
4 1 (3.23%) Marketing
4 1 (3.23%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 6 (19.35%) Tester
2 5 (16.13%) Developer
2 5 (16.13%) Administrator
3 4 (12.90%) Technical Tester
3 4 (12.90%) Linux Administrator
3 4 (12.90%) BizTalk Developer
4 3 (9.68%) Architect
4 3 (9.68%) Enterprise Architect
4 3 (9.68%) Security Architect
4 3 (9.68%) Analyst
4 3 (9.68%) Test Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Consultant
5 2 (6.45%) Security Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) WebSphere Administrator
5 2 (6.45%) Security Specialist
5 2 (6.45%) Web Tester
5 2 (6.45%) Enterprise Security Architect
5 2 (6.45%) IP Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) WebSphere Consultant
6 1 (3.23%) Senior Enterprise Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (25.81%) SOAP
1 8 (25.81%) Web Services
1 8 (25.81%) XML
2 4 (12.90%) WebSphere MQ
2 4 (12.90%) cXML
3 3 (9.68%) HTML
3 3 (9.68%) J2EE
3 3 (9.68%) JDBC
3 3 (9.68%) REST
3 3 (9.68%) JNDI
4 2 (6.45%) RESTful
4 2 (6.45%) ASP.NET
4 2 (6.45%) CSS
4 2 (6.45%) .NET
4 2 (6.45%) SAP XI
4 2 (6.45%) JSON
5 1 (3.23%) WCF
5 1 (3.23%) Silverlight
5 1 (3.23%) LINQ
5 1 (3.23%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.90%) TRADACOMS
2 3 (9.68%) Clustering
2 3 (9.68%) SCADA
3 2 (6.45%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (6.45%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (3.23%) Mobile Payment
4 1 (3.23%) Private Cloud
4 1 (3.23%) Client/Server
4 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (32.26%) Linux
2 7 (22.58%) Windows
3 6 (19.35%) UNIX
4 4 (12.90%) CentOS
5 3 (9.68%) Debian
6 2 (6.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (3.23%) Windows 2000
7 1 (3.23%) Windows XP
7 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (16.13%) Validation
2 4 (12.90%) Requirements Analysis
2 4 (12.90%) Cyber Security
2 4 (12.90%) Test Planning
3 3 (9.68%) SABSA
3 3 (9.68%) High Availability
3 3 (9.68%) Security Architecture
3 3 (9.68%) Information Security
3 3 (9.68%) TOGAF
3 3 (9.68%) Garbage Collection
4 2 (6.45%) DDoS Mitigation
4 2 (6.45%) Deep Packet Inspection
4 2 (6.45%) API Development
4 2 (6.45%) DNA
4 2 (6.45%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (6.45%) ITIL
4 2 (6.45%) CRM
4 2 (6.45%) Regression Testing
4 2 (6.45%) Performance Management
5 1 (3.23%) Information Assurance
Programming Languages
1 8 (25.81%) Python
2 4 (12.90%) Jython
2 4 (12.90%) ActionScript 2.0
2 4 (12.90%) SQL
2 4 (12.90%) ActionScript
3 3 (9.68%) Java
3 3 (9.68%) JavaScript
3 3 (9.68%) Bash Shell
3 3 (9.68%) Korn
4 2 (6.45%) C#
4 2 (6.45%) C++
5 1 (3.23%) PHP
5 1 (3.23%) C
5 1 (3.23%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.23%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (16.13%) CISSP
2 4 (12.90%) RHCE
3 3 (9.68%) CISM
4 2 (6.45%) CCSA
4 2 (6.45%) CCSE
4 2 (6.45%) CISMP
4 2 (6.45%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (6.45%) CCNP
5 1 (3.23%) Degree
5 1 (3.23%) SC Cleared
5 1 (3.23%) DV Cleared
5 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (9.68%) QA
2 1 (3.23%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (12.90%) Postfix
1 4 (12.90%) SpamAssassin
2 3 (9.68%) qmail
3 2 (6.45%) ProxySG
4 1 (3.23%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (12.90%) CA Wily
1 4 (12.90%) SELinux
2 2 (6.45%) FortiGate
3 1 (3.23%) Nessus
3 1 (3.23%) Nmap
3 1 (3.23%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (19.35%) Cisco
1 6 (19.35%) Oracle
2 3 (9.68%) IBM
3 2 (6.45%) CheckPoint
3 2 (6.45%) TIBCO
3 2 (6.45%) Blue Coat
3 2 (6.45%) F5
3 2 (6.45%) SAP
4 1 (3.23%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.23%) Adobe
4 1 (3.23%) HP
4 1 (3.23%) Red Hat