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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HyperText Transport Protocol, Secure (HTTPS)
Rank 231 224 213
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -11
Contract jobs citing HTTPS 26 13 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.26% 0.15% 0.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.38% 0.91% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 10
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£400 £450 £359
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +25.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £447 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £506 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £420 £368
% change year-on-year
-10.71% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £41.00 £39.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.79%
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
1879 1422 1768
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 18.95% 16.68% 21.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 884 658 699
Average daily rate £350 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £213 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 111 97 182
Average hourly rate £22.04 £22.50 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.04% +9.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.84 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £20.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+14.63% -2.38%

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 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
Hampshire -11 14 £550 -
Berkshire +6 8 £250 -43.97% 2
Buckinghamshire - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
HTTPS
England

HTTPS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 31 (77.50%) Windows
2 23 (57.50%) Linux
3 22 (55.00%) Oracle
4 21 (52.50%) UNIX
4 21 (52.50%) FTP
5 19 (47.50%) JavaScript
6 18 (45.00%) HTTP
7 17 (42.50%) .NET
8 16 (40.00%) ASP.NET
8 16 (40.00%) TCP/IP
9 15 (37.50%) HTML
9 15 (37.50%) Firewall
10 13 (32.50%) DNS
10 13 (32.50%) SSL
11 12 (30.00%) Red Hat
11 12 (30.00%) Internet
11 12 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
11 12 (30.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 11 (27.50%) Migration
13 10 (25.00%) Security Cleared
14 9 (22.50%) NAS
14 9 (22.50%) sed
14 9 (22.50%) Shell Script
14 9 (22.50%) AWK
14 9 (22.50%) Korn
14 9 (22.50%) DMZ
15 8 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
15 8 (20.00%) SMTP
15 8 (20.00%) HP
15 8 (20.00%) IIS

HTTPS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 8 (20.00%) IIS
2 3 (7.50%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (7.50%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (5.00%) MS Office
3 1 (2.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (20.00%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (2.50%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 21 (52.50%) FTP
2 18 (45.00%) HTTP
3 16 (40.00%) TCP/IP
4 15 (37.50%) Firewall
5 13 (32.50%) DNS
5 13 (32.50%) SSL
6 12 (30.00%) Internet
7 9 (22.50%) NAS
7 9 (22.50%) DMZ
8 8 (20.00%) SMTP
8 8 (20.00%) Wireshark
9 5 (12.50%) BIG-IP
10 4 (10.00%) IMAP
10 4 (10.00%) VPN
11 3 (7.50%) SSH
11 3 (7.50%) Network Security
12 2 (5.00%) 4G
12 2 (5.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 2 (5.00%) Radio Access Network
12 2 (5.00%) FWSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.50%) MySQL
2 4 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (7.50%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (7.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (5.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 2 (5.00%) LoadRunner
General
1 2 (5.00%) Back Office
1 2 (5.00%) Military
1 2 (5.00%) Retail
1 2 (5.00%) Billing
2 1 (2.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (22.50%) Analyst
2 6 (15.00%) Consultant
3 5 (12.50%) Applications Support
3 5 (12.50%) Administrator
4 4 (10.00%) Test Analyst
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%) UNIX Administrator
5 3 (7.50%) Security Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (7.50%) Tester
5 3 (7.50%) Support Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) Support Analyst
5 3 (7.50%) Security Tester
5 3 (7.50%) Integration Analyst
5 3 (7.50%) Integration Tester
5 3 (7.50%) Integration Test Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (42.50%) .NET
2 16 (40.00%) ASP.NET
3 15 (37.50%) HTML
4 8 (20.00%) CSS
4 8 (20.00%) JSP
5 4 (10.00%) JSON
6 3 (7.50%) Ajax
7 2 (5.00%) LAMP
8 1 (2.50%) XHR
8 1 (2.50%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.00%) EFT
2 3 (7.50%) PKI
3 2 (5.00%) Open Source
4 1 (2.50%) Video on Demand
4 1 (2.50%) User Experience
4 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 31 (77.50%) Windows
2 23 (57.50%) Linux
3 21 (52.50%) UNIX
4 12 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (30.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (20.00%) Windows 2000
5 8 (20.00%) Windows XP
6 3 (7.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (27.50%) Migration
2 8 (20.00%) Software Testing
3 6 (15.00%) Workflow
3 6 (15.00%) Validation
4 5 (12.50%) Knowledge Management
4 5 (12.50%) Test Scripting
4 5 (12.50%) Performance Analysis
5 4 (10.00%) Test Strategy
5 4 (10.00%) Web Development
6 3 (7.50%) Change Management
6 3 (7.50%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (7.50%) E-Commerce
6 3 (7.50%) Capacity Management
6 3 (7.50%) Performance Monitoring
6 3 (7.50%) Boundary Protection
7 2 (5.00%) Deep Packet Inspection
7 2 (5.00%) Performance Management
7 2 (5.00%) Performance Testing
7 2 (5.00%) Load Testing
7 2 (5.00%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (47.50%) JavaScript
2 9 (22.50%) sed
2 9 (22.50%) Shell Script
2 9 (22.50%) AWK
2 9 (22.50%) Korn
3 7 (17.50%) PowerShell
4 5 (12.50%) SQL
5 4 (10.00%) ActionScript 2.0
5 4 (10.00%) ActionScript
6 3 (7.50%) PHP
7 2 (5.00%) C
8 1 (2.50%) C#
8 1 (2.50%) Java
8 1 (2.50%) VB
Qualifications
1 10 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (20.00%) ISTQB
2 8 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 7 (17.50%) SC Cleared
3 7 (17.50%) DV Cleared
4 4 (10.00%) MCSE
4 4 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (7.50%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (7.50%) CCNP
5 3 (7.50%) CCNA
6 1 (2.50%) Degree
6 1 (2.50%) MCPD
System Software
1 6 (15.00%) Nmap
2 3 (7.50%) Forefront TMG
3 2 (5.00%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 8 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (15.00%) Nessus
3 2 (5.00%) FortiGate
3 2 (5.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (2.50%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 22 (55.00%) Oracle
2 12 (30.00%) Red Hat
3 8 (20.00%) HP
4 6 (15.00%) Microsoft
4 6 (15.00%) Sun
5 5 (12.50%) F5
6 4 (10.00%) ServiceNow
6 4 (10.00%) Sybase
6 4 (10.00%) Remedy
7 3 (7.50%) IBM
7 3 (7.50%) Alias
8 2 (5.00%) Cisco
8 2 (5.00%) CheckPoint
8 2 (5.00%) Blue Coat
9 1 (2.50%) Clearswift
9 1 (2.50%) CA
9 1 (2.50%) New Relic