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 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HyperText Transport Protocol, Secure (HTTPS)
Rank 258 228 226
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -2
Contract jobs citing HTTPS 12 23 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.12% 0.25% 0.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.66% 1.27% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 5
Average daily rate
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£380 £360 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +10.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £356 £335 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £404 £375 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £361 £400
% change year-on-year
+10.72% -9.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.78 £35.00 £31.25
% change year-on-year
+25.08% +12.00%
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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
1817 1815 1613
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 18.34% 19.84% 18.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 974 859 741
Average daily rate £350 £347 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.72% -0.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £475 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 129 97 102
Average hourly rate £27.00 £20.21 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.63% -10.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £50.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-4.33% -4.25%

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 August 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
Berkshire +1 10 £350 -6.66% 1
Buckinghamshire - 1 £410 -
Oxfordshire - 1 - -
HTTPS
England

HTTPS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (89.29%) HTTP
2 17 (60.71%) FTP
3 11 (39.29%) SSH
4 10 (35.71%) Firewall
5 9 (32.14%) SSL
6 8 (28.57%) Web Services
6 8 (28.57%) XML
6 8 (28.57%) Linux
7 7 (25.00%) SMTP
7 7 (25.00%) TCP/IP
7 7 (25.00%) DNS
7 7 (25.00%) Telecoms
8 6 (21.43%) SNMP
8 6 (21.43%) VPN
8 6 (21.43%) Cisco
8 6 (21.43%) 3G
8 6 (21.43%) Python
8 6 (21.43%) 4G
8 6 (21.43%) Radio Access Network
9 5 (17.86%) Windows
9 5 (17.86%) Oracle
9 5 (17.86%) Back Office
10 4 (14.29%) Telnet
10 4 (14.29%) IPsec
10 4 (14.29%) 2G
10 4 (14.29%) Validation
10 4 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
10 4 (14.29%) cXML
10 4 (14.29%) ActionScript
10 4 (14.29%) UNIX

HTTPS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (14.29%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (7.14%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (7.14%) WebLogic
2 2 (7.14%) WebSphere
2 2 (7.14%) Apache
3 1 (3.57%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (3.57%) IIS
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle Spatial
Applications
1 2 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.57%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 25 (89.29%) HTTP
2 17 (60.71%) FTP
3 11 (39.29%) SSH
4 10 (35.71%) Firewall
5 9 (32.14%) SSL
6 7 (25.00%) TCP/IP
6 7 (25.00%) SMTP
6 7 (25.00%) DNS
7 6 (21.43%) SNMP
7 6 (21.43%) 3G
7 6 (21.43%) VPN
7 6 (21.43%) 4G
7 6 (21.43%) Radio Access Network
8 4 (14.29%) MGW
8 4 (14.29%) VoLTE
8 4 (14.29%) Ethernet
8 4 (14.29%) ATM
8 4 (14.29%) SDH
8 4 (14.29%) VoIP
8 4 (14.29%) SS7
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.71%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Introscope
1 2 (7.14%) SoapUI
2 1 (3.57%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.57%) Maven
2 1 (3.57%) Fiddler
General
1 7 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 5 (17.86%) Back Office
3 2 (7.14%) Retail
3 2 (7.14%) Billing
4 1 (3.57%) Marketing
4 1 (3.57%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 6 (21.43%) Tester
2 5 (17.86%) Developer
3 4 (14.29%) Technical Tester
3 4 (14.29%) Linux Administrator
3 4 (14.29%) BizTalk Developer
4 3 (10.71%) Analyst
4 3 (10.71%) Administrator
5 2 (7.14%) Deployment Manager
5 2 (7.14%) Test Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Consultant
5 2 (7.14%) Web Tester
5 2 (7.14%) IP Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Security Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Security Specialist
5 2 (7.14%) WebSphere Consultant
6 1 (3.57%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 1 (3.57%) .NET Analyst Programmer
6 1 (3.57%) Senior Programmer
6 1 (3.57%) .NET Programmer
6 1 (3.57%) Senior .NET Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (28.57%) Web Services
1 8 (28.57%) XML
2 4 (14.29%) cXML
2 4 (14.29%) SOAP
3 3 (10.71%) REST
4 2 (7.14%) RESTful
4 2 (7.14%) SAP XI
4 2 (7.14%) JNDI
4 2 (7.14%) JSON
4 2 (7.14%) WebSphere MQ
4 2 (7.14%) CSS
4 2 (7.14%) JDBC
4 2 (7.14%) HTML
4 2 (7.14%) .NET
4 2 (7.14%) J2EE
5 1 (3.57%) ADO.NET
5 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET
5 1 (3.57%) WCF
5 1 (3.57%) Silverlight
5 1 (3.57%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) TRADACOMS
2 2 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (7.14%) Mobile Payment
2 2 (7.14%) Clustering
2 2 (7.14%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (3.57%) Client/Server
3 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.57%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 8 (28.57%) Linux
2 5 (17.86%) Windows
3 4 (14.29%) UNIX
3 4 (14.29%) CentOS
4 3 (10.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (10.71%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (14.29%) Validation
1 4 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
1 4 (14.29%) Test Planning
2 3 (10.71%) ITIL
2 3 (10.71%) CRM
3 2 (7.14%) Regression Testing
3 2 (7.14%) MVC
3 2 (7.14%) DNA
3 2 (7.14%) Project Management
3 2 (7.14%) Load Balancing
3 2 (7.14%) Deep Packet Inspection
3 2 (7.14%) Coaching
3 2 (7.14%) Garbage Collection
3 2 (7.14%) DDoS Mitigation
3 2 (7.14%) API Development
3 2 (7.14%) ITIL V3
3 2 (7.14%) High Availability
3 2 (7.14%) Performance Management
3 2 (7.14%) Transition Management
4 1 (3.57%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 6 (21.43%) Python
2 4 (14.29%) ActionScript
2 4 (14.29%) ActionScript 2.0
3 3 (10.71%) Java
3 3 (10.71%) SQL
4 2 (7.14%) C#
4 2 (7.14%) C++
4 2 (7.14%) JavaScript
4 2 (7.14%) Bash Shell
4 2 (7.14%) Korn
4 2 (7.14%) Jython
5 1 (3.57%) Ruby
5 1 (3.57%) C
5 1 (3.57%) PHP
5 1 (3.57%) PL/SQL
5 1 (3.57%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (14.29%) RHCE
2 2 (7.14%) CCNP
2 2 (7.14%) CISSP
2 2 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (7.14%) CCSA
2 2 (7.14%) CCSE
2 2 (7.14%) Degree
3 1 (3.57%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.71%) QA
2 1 (3.57%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (14.29%) Postfix
1 4 (14.29%) SpamAssassin
2 3 (10.71%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (10.71%) qmail
3 2 (7.14%) ProxySG
4 1 (3.57%) Oracle Clusterware
Systems Management
1 4 (14.29%) SELinux
2 2 (7.14%) CA Wily
2 2 (7.14%) FortiGate
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (3.57%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 6 (21.43%) Cisco
2 5 (17.86%) Oracle
3 2 (7.14%) SAP
3 2 (7.14%) IBM
3 2 (7.14%) Red Hat
3 2 (7.14%) CheckPoint
3 2 (7.14%) TIBCO
3 2 (7.14%) Blue Coat
3 2 (7.14%) F5
4 1 (3.57%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.57%) Adobe
4 1 (3.57%) HP
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