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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HyperText Transport Protocol, Secure (HTTPS)
Rank 250 214 225
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +11
Contract jobs citing HTTPS 15 21 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.15% 0.23% 0.088%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.75% 1.32% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 4
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£313 £386 £343
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.09% +12.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £335 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £668 £463 £493
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £361
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.89 - £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
1988 1595 1566
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 20.20% 17.63% 19.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 966 661 610
Average daily rate £340 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £175 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
-0.72% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 142 154
Average hourly rate £36.00 £22.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.50 £11.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £55.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 -23 5 £240 -29.41%
Berkshire -9 2 - - 3
Surrey - 1 - -
HTTPS
England

HTTPS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (62.50%) Linux
2 24 (60.00%) Windows
3 21 (52.50%) FTP
4 20 (50.00%) Oracle
4 20 (50.00%) Firewall
5 18 (45.00%) UNIX
6 17 (42.50%) HTTP
6 17 (42.50%) TCP/IP
7 16 (40.00%) SSL
8 12 (30.00%) DNS
8 12 (30.00%) SMTP
8 12 (30.00%) Korn
9 11 (27.50%) Migration
10 10 (25.00%) JavaScript
11 9 (22.50%) Red Hat
11 9 (22.50%) DMZ
11 9 (22.50%) Shell Script
11 9 (22.50%) AWK
11 9 (22.50%) DV Cleared
11 9 (22.50%) Security Cleared
11 9 (22.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 9 (22.50%) NAS
11 9 (22.50%) sed
12 7 (17.50%) Python
13 6 (15.00%) SOAP
13 6 (15.00%) IBM
13 6 (15.00%) Microsoft
13 6 (15.00%) Sun
13 6 (15.00%) SSH
13 6 (15.00%) F5

HTTPS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (10.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 4 (10.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.50%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (7.50%) Spreadsheet
2 3 (7.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (10.00%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 21 (52.50%) FTP
2 20 (50.00%) Firewall
3 17 (42.50%) HTTP
3 17 (42.50%) TCP/IP
4 16 (40.00%) SSL
5 12 (30.00%) DNS
5 12 (30.00%) SMTP
6 9 (22.50%) DMZ
6 9 (22.50%) NAS
7 6 (15.00%) SSH
7 6 (15.00%) BIG-IP
7 6 (15.00%) Wireshark
8 5 (12.50%) Internet
9 4 (10.00%) VPN
9 4 (10.00%) X.400
9 4 (10.00%) X.500
9 4 (10.00%) IMAP
10 2 (5.00%) Network Security
11 1 (2.50%) Cisco PIX
11 1 (2.50%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.00%) MySQL
1 4 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (7.50%) SQL Server
3 2 (5.00%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (5.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (10.00%) Introscope
2 1 (2.50%) Fiddler
2 1 (2.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (10.00%) Military
2 3 (7.50%) Finance
3 2 (5.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.50%) Retail
4 1 (2.50%) Billing
4 1 (2.50%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (2.50%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 8 (20.00%) Administrator
1 8 (20.00%) Consultant
2 6 (15.00%) Analyst
3 5 (12.50%) Applications Support
4 4 (10.00%) Architect
5 3 (7.50%) UNIX Consultant
5 3 (7.50%) Migration Consultant
5 3 (7.50%) Applications Support Analyst
5 3 (7.50%) UNIX Systems Administrator
5 3 (7.50%) Linux Administrator
5 3 (7.50%) UNIX Administrator
5 3 (7.50%) Enterprise Architect
5 3 (7.50%) Security Architect
5 3 (7.50%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (7.50%) Support Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) Systems Support
6 2 (5.00%) Tester
6 2 (5.00%) Test Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) Security Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) WebSphere Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (15.00%) SOAP
1 6 (15.00%) Ajax
2 5 (12.50%) JSON
2 5 (12.50%) ASP.NET
2 5 (12.50%) HTML
2 5 (12.50%) .NET
3 4 (10.00%) JSP
3 4 (10.00%) WebSphere MQ
4 3 (7.50%) JNDI
4 3 (7.50%) JDBC
4 3 (7.50%) Web Services
4 3 (7.50%) J2EE
5 1 (2.50%) WCF
5 1 (2.50%) Silverlight
5 1 (2.50%) LINQ
5 1 (2.50%) Windows Identity Foundation
5 1 (2.50%) FastCGI
5 1 (2.50%) REST
5 1 (2.50%) ADO.NET
5 1 (2.50%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.50%) PKI
2 4 (10.00%) EFT
3 3 (7.50%) SCADA
3 3 (7.50%) Clustering
4 1 (2.50%) Video on Demand
4 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.50%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 25 (62.50%) Linux
2 24 (60.00%) Windows
3 18 (45.00%) UNIX
4 9 (22.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (10.00%) Windows 2000
6 4 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (10.00%) Windows XP
7 3 (7.50%) CentOS
8 2 (5.00%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (27.50%) Migration
2 5 (12.50%) Boundary Protection
3 4 (10.00%) Workflow
3 4 (10.00%) Information Security
3 4 (10.00%) Validation
3 4 (10.00%) Integration Testing
4 3 (7.50%) Software Testing
4 3 (7.50%) Incident Management
4 3 (7.50%) Security Architecture
4 3 (7.50%) Cyber Security
4 3 (7.50%) High Availability
4 3 (7.50%) SABSA
4 3 (7.50%) TOGAF
4 3 (7.50%) Service Management
4 3 (7.50%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (5.00%) Test Strategy
5 2 (5.00%) Knowledge Management
5 2 (5.00%) Test Scripting
6 1 (2.50%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (30.00%) Korn
2 10 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 9 (22.50%) Shell Script
3 9 (22.50%) AWK
3 9 (22.50%) sed
4 7 (17.50%) Python
5 6 (15.00%) PowerShell
6 5 (12.50%) SQL
7 4 (10.00%) ActionScript
7 4 (10.00%) Jython
7 4 (10.00%) ActionScript 2.0
8 3 (7.50%) Bash Shell
8 3 (7.50%) C
9 1 (2.50%) Ruby
9 1 (2.50%) C#
9 1 (2.50%) C++
9 1 (2.50%) Java
9 1 (2.50%) T-SQL
9 1 (2.50%) PHP
Qualifications
1 9 (22.50%) DV Cleared
1 9 (22.50%) Security Cleared
2 5 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 4 (10.00%) CISSP
4 3 (7.50%) ISTQB
4 3 (7.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (7.50%) CISM
4 3 (7.50%) RHCE
5 2 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (5.00%) CCNP
5 2 (5.00%) CISMP
6 1 (2.50%) Degree
6 1 (2.50%) CCSA
6 1 (2.50%) CCSE
6 1 (2.50%) CCNA
6 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (2.50%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.50%) QA
System Software
1 5 (12.50%) Forefront TMG
2 3 (7.50%) Postfix
2 3 (7.50%) SpamAssassin
3 2 (5.00%) qmail
4 1 (2.50%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 4 (10.00%) Nmap
1 4 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
1 4 (10.00%) CA Wily
1 4 (10.00%) Nessus
2 3 (7.50%) SELinux
2 3 (7.50%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (2.50%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 20 (50.00%) Oracle
2 9 (22.50%) Red Hat
3 6 (15.00%) IBM
3 6 (15.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (15.00%) Sun
3 6 (15.00%) F5
4 4 (10.00%) Sybase
4 4 (10.00%) HP
4 4 (10.00%) Remedy
4 4 (10.00%) ServiceNow
5 3 (7.50%) Alias
5 3 (7.50%) Clearswift
6 1 (2.50%) Blue Coat
6 1 (2.50%) CA
6 1 (2.50%) Cisco
6 1 (2.50%) CheckPoint