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 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HyperText Transport Protocol, Secure (HTTPS)
Rank 256 246 224
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -22
Contract jobs citing HTTPS 22 18 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.23% 0.18% 0.27%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.08% 0.89% 1.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 9
Average daily rate £450 £256 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+75.60% -21.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £181 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £661 £358
UK excluding London average daily rate £412 £400 £330
% change year-on-year
+2.87% +21.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
HTTPS
England

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
2045 2024 1724
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 21.22% 20.34% 18.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 1149 987 758
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £180 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £340 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.05% +1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 102 98 119
Average hourly rate £37.00 £36.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% +71.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £17.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £42.50 £116.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.75
% change year-on-year
- +44.57%

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 29 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +15 10 £469 -
Buckinghamshire +15 4 - -
Hampshire -2 4 £425 +73.46%
West Sussex -12 2 - -
Surrey -13 2 £450 - 5
HTTPS
England

HTTPS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 40 (86.96%) HTTP
2 25 (54.35%) TCP/IP
3 23 (50.00%) Firewall
4 20 (43.48%) SOAP
5 18 (39.13%) Linux
6 16 (34.78%) SSL
6 16 (34.78%) DNS
7 15 (32.61%) FTP
8 14 (30.43%) Java
8 14 (30.43%) BIG-IP
8 14 (30.43%) F5
8 14 (30.43%) REST
9 13 (28.26%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 13 (28.26%) Unix
9 13 (28.26%) Web Services
10 12 (26.09%) XML
10 12 (26.09%) SQL
10 12 (26.09%) Cisco
11 11 (23.91%) Oracle
11 11 (23.91%) Windows
11 11 (23.91%) Middleware
12 10 (21.74%) Active Directory
12 10 (21.74%) VPN
12 10 (21.74%) LAN
12 10 (21.74%) LDAP
12 10 (21.74%) Network Security
13 9 (19.57%) Wireshark
13 9 (19.57%) Load Balancing
13 9 (19.57%) Algorithms
13 9 (19.57%) High Availability

HTTPS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 (17.39%) Apache
1 8 (17.39%) WebSphere
2 4 (8.70%) Tomcat
2 4 (8.70%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (6.52%) MQSeries
3 3 (6.52%) WebLogic
4 2 (4.35%) IBM HTTP Server
5 1 (2.17%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (2.17%) Liferay
5 1 (2.17%) nginx
Applications
1 4 (8.70%) MS Excel
1 4 (8.70%) MS Office
1 4 (8.70%) MS PowerPoint
1 4 (8.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) SAP Business ByDesign
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.52%) Boomi
2 2 (4.35%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 40 (86.96%) HTTP
2 25 (54.35%) TCP/IP
3 23 (50.00%) Firewall
4 16 (34.78%) DNS
4 16 (34.78%) SSL
5 15 (32.61%) FTP
6 14 (30.43%) BIG-IP
7 13 (28.26%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 10 (21.74%) LAN
8 10 (21.74%) LDAP
8 10 (21.74%) Network Security
8 10 (21.74%) VPN
9 9 (19.57%) DHCP
9 9 (19.57%) DMZ
9 9 (19.57%) WAN
9 9 (19.57%) Wireshark
10 8 (17.39%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 8 (17.39%) ICMP
10 8 (17.39%) Reverse Proxy
11 7 (15.22%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (15.22%) Oracle Database
2 4 (8.70%) MySQL
3 3 (6.52%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.17%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (10.87%) Introscope
1 5 (10.87%) Jenkins
2 4 (8.70%) Eclipse
2 4 (8.70%) IntelliJ
2 4 (8.70%) JUnit
2 4 (8.70%) Maven
2 4 (8.70%) Subversion
3 3 (6.52%) SoapUI
3 3 (6.52%) XMLSpy
4 1 (2.17%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.17%) HP UFT
4 1 (2.17%) JProfiler
4 1 (2.17%) LoadRunner
4 1 (2.17%) Rational Performance Tester
4 1 (2.17%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (2.17%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.17%) Toad
4 1 (2.17%) Vagrant
General
1 5 (10.87%) Finance
1 5 (10.87%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.35%) Back Office
2 2 (4.35%) Billing
2 2 (4.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (19.57%) Network Engineer
2 8 (17.39%) Architect
2 8 (17.39%) Infrastructure Architect
3 7 (15.22%) Developer
3 7 (15.22%) IP Network Engineer
3 7 (15.22%) WAN Engineer
4 6 (13.04%) Security Engineer
5 5 (10.87%) Applications Engineer
5 5 (10.87%) Designer
5 5 (10.87%) IP Engineer
5 5 (10.87%) IP Security Engineer
6 4 (8.70%) Applications Support
6 4 (8.70%) Applications Support Engineer
6 4 (8.70%) AWS Architect
6 4 (8.70%) Network Architect
6 4 (8.70%) Network Infrastructure Architect
6 4 (8.70%) Network Security Architect
6 4 (8.70%) Security Architect
6 4 (8.70%) Support Engineer
6 4 (8.70%) WebSphere Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (43.48%) SOAP
2 14 (30.43%) REST
3 13 (28.26%) Web Services
4 12 (26.09%) XML
5 11 (23.91%) Middleware
6 7 (15.22%) JDBC
6 7 (15.22%) WebSphere MQ
7 6 (13.04%) LAMP
8 4 (8.70%) IBM Integration Bus
8 4 (8.70%) J2EE
8 4 (8.70%) Java EE
8 4 (8.70%) JMS
8 4 (8.70%) JSON
8 4 (8.70%) SAML
8 4 (8.70%) XSD
8 4 (8.70%) XSLT
9 3 (6.52%) JNDI
9 3 (6.52%) Oracle Fusion
9 3 (6.52%) WSDL
9 3 (6.52%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 9 (19.57%) Algorithms
2 5 (10.87%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 4 (8.70%) Cryptography
3 4 (8.70%) DataPower
3 4 (8.70%) PKI
4 3 (6.52%) Clustering
4 3 (6.52%) Data Centre
5 2 (4.35%) NGOSS
5 2 (4.35%) User Experience
6 1 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.17%) HACMP
6 1 (2.17%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.17%) Mobile Payment
6 1 (2.17%) Private Cloud
6 1 (2.17%) Smart Meter
6 1 (2.17%) TRADACOMS
Operating Systems
1 18 (39.13%) Linux
2 13 (28.26%) Unix
3 11 (23.91%) Windows
4 7 (15.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (4.35%) Solaris
6 1 (2.17%) AIX
6 1 (2.17%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (19.57%) High Availability
1 9 (19.57%) Load Balancing
2 8 (17.39%) Data Security
3 5 (10.87%) DDoS Mitigation
3 5 (10.87%) Deep Packet Inspection
3 5 (10.87%) SOA
4 4 (8.70%) Migration
4 4 (8.70%) Technical Architecture
5 3 (6.52%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (6.52%) EAI
5 3 (6.52%) Garbage Collection
6 2 (4.35%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (4.35%) CRM
6 2 (4.35%) DevOps
6 2 (4.35%) Network Architecture
6 2 (4.35%) Performance Management
6 2 (4.35%) Project Management
6 2 (4.35%) Validation
7 1 (2.17%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (2.17%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 14 (30.43%) Java
2 12 (26.09%) SQL
3 8 (17.39%) Python
3 8 (17.39%) Tcl
4 6 (13.04%) Shell Script
5 5 (10.87%) PHP
6 4 (8.70%) Jython
6 4 (8.70%) Korn
6 4 (8.70%) Perl
6 4 (8.70%) PL/SQL
7 3 (6.52%) Bash Shell
7 3 (6.52%) Groovy
7 3 (6.52%) JavaScript
8 1 (2.17%) ActionScript
8 1 (2.17%) ActionScript 2.0
8 1 (2.17%) C++
8 1 (2.17%) VB
8 1 (2.17%) XPath
Qualifications
1 5 (10.87%) CCNP
1 5 (10.87%) CCSA
1 5 (10.87%) CCSE
1 5 (10.87%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (10.87%) CISSP
2 4 (8.70%) SC Cleared
2 4 (8.70%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.17%) Degree
3 1 (2.17%) ISEB
3 1 (2.17%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.17%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 1 (2.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.17%) QA
System Software
1 10 (21.74%) Active Directory
2 5 (10.87%) ProxySG
2 5 (10.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.17%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 5 (10.87%) Ansible
1 5 (10.87%) FortiGate
2 4 (8.70%) CA Wily
2 4 (8.70%) yum
3 3 (6.52%) HP SiteScope
3 3 (6.52%) Nagios
4 2 (4.35%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (2.17%) CA Single Sign-On
5 1 (2.17%) HAProxy
5 1 (2.17%) nmon
5 1 (2.17%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 14 (30.43%) F5
2 12 (26.09%) Cisco
3 11 (23.91%) Oracle
4 9 (19.57%) IBM
5 6 (13.04%) Red Hat
5 6 (13.04%) VMware
6 5 (10.87%) Blue Coat
6 5 (10.87%) CheckPoint
7 3 (6.52%) CA
7 3 (6.52%) Dell
8 2 (4.35%) Concur
8 2 (4.35%) EMC
8 2 (4.35%) Fortinet
8 2 (4.35%) HP
8 2 (4.35%) Juniper
8 2 (4.35%) NetScout
9 1 (2.17%) Capita
9 1 (2.17%) FatWire
9 1 (2.17%) Microsoft
9 1 (2.17%) WSO2