The table below looks at the statistics for HTTPS skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HTTPS over the 3 months to 30 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HyperText Transport Protocol, Secure (HTTPS)
Rank 139 140 144
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +4
Contract jobs citing HTTPS 6 10 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.20% 0.31% 0.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.09% 2.50% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 9 3
Median daily rate £393 £400 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.87% +28.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £405 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.08% +15.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £43.78 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-2.92% +25.08%
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 West region.

Communications & Networking Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
550 400 433
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 18.03% 12.47% 14.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 331 233 256
Median daily rate £360 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £499 £500 £494
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 30 36
Median hourly rate £40.00 £42.46 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.79% +142.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £16.30 £15.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £49.19 £42.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+50.98% +7.62%

HTTPS
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West region citing HTTPS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

HTTPS Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

HTTPS
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing HTTPS across the South West region.

HTTPS Daily Rate Trend in the South West

HTTPS
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing HTTPS across the South West region.

HTTPS Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

HTTPS
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HTTPS within the South West region over the 3 months to 30 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Dorset - 3 £393 - 2
Bristol - 2 - - 1
Wiltshire -8 1 - -
HTTPS
England

HTTPS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing HTTPS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South West region with a requirement for HTTPS.

1 11 (64.71%) VPN
1 11 (64.71%) Finance
1 11 (64.71%) Load Balancing
2 10 (58.82%) TCP/IP
3 9 (52.94%) HTTP
3 9 (52.94%) Java
4 8 (47.06%) FTP
5 7 (41.18%) ITIL
5 7 (41.18%) Unix
5 7 (41.18%) Perl
5 7 (41.18%) J2EE
5 7 (41.18%) Linux
5 7 (41.18%) Python
5 7 (41.18%) MQSeries
5 7 (41.18%) LDAP
5 7 (41.18%) Nagios
5 7 (41.18%) NetApp
5 7 (41.18%) Red Hat
5 7 (41.18%) Firewall
5 7 (41.18%) Samba
5 7 (41.18%) VMware
5 7 (41.18%) IPsec
5 7 (41.18%) Network Security
5 7 (41.18%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (41.18%) NAS
5 7 (41.18%) Puppet
5 7 (41.18%) F5
5 7 (41.18%) Virtual Machines
6 6 (35.29%) iPad
6 6 (35.29%) tcpdump

HTTPS
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (41.18%) MQSeries
Applications
1 5 (29.41%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.88%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle Cash Management
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 5 (29.41%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (23.53%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (23.53%) Amazon S3
2 4 (23.53%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (64.71%) VPN
2 10 (58.82%) TCP/IP
3 9 (52.94%) HTTP
4 8 (47.06%) FTP
5 7 (41.18%) Firewall
5 7 (41.18%) IPsec
5 7 (41.18%) LDAP
5 7 (41.18%) NAS
5 7 (41.18%) Network Security
6 6 (35.29%) LAN
6 6 (35.29%) tcpdump
6 6 (35.29%) WAN
6 6 (35.29%) Wireshark
7 5 (29.41%) SSL
8 4 (23.53%) SAN
9 3 (17.65%) DHCP
9 3 (17.65%) DNS
10 2 (11.76%) Internet
10 2 (11.76%) SNMP
10 2 (11.76%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (23.53%) LoadRunner
General
1 11 (64.71%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) LoadRunner Test Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) Test Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) ERP Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Architect
4 2 (11.76%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Oracle Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Data Network Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Integration Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) IT Support Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Java Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Network Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Service Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (41.18%) J2EE
2 5 (29.41%) Web Services
3 2 (11.76%) XML
4 1 (5.88%) .NET
4 1 (5.88%) Middleware
4 1 (5.88%) Node.js
4 1 (5.88%) SAML
4 1 (5.88%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) iPad
2 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (5.88%) Internet of Things
2 1 (5.88%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 7 (41.18%) Linux
1 7 (41.18%) Unix
2 5 (29.41%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (64.71%) Load Balancing
2 7 (41.18%) ITIL
3 4 (23.53%) DevOps
3 4 (23.53%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (23.53%) Load Testing
3 4 (23.53%) Non-Functional Testing
3 4 (23.53%) Performance Testing
4 3 (17.65%) Configuration Management
4 3 (17.65%) ERP
4 3 (17.65%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (11.76%) Functional Testing
5 2 (11.76%) Integration Testing
5 2 (11.76%) Regression Testing
5 2 (11.76%) System Testing
5 2 (11.76%) Test Management
5 2 (11.76%) Validation
6 1 (5.88%) Analytics
6 1 (5.88%) Business Continuity Planning
6 1 (5.88%) Cash Management
6 1 (5.88%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 9 (52.94%) Java
2 7 (41.18%) Perl
2 7 (41.18%) Python
3 6 (35.29%) Shell Script
4 4 (23.53%) SQL
5 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) CCNA
1 4 (23.53%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (5.88%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) HND
2 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) PCI DSS
1 1 (5.88%) SEPA
System Software
1 7 (41.18%) Samba
1 7 (41.18%) Virtual Machines
1 7 (41.18%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (41.18%) Nagios
1 7 (41.18%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (41.18%) F5
1 7 (41.18%) NetApp
1 7 (41.18%) Red Hat
1 7 (41.18%) VMware
2 6 (35.29%) CheckPoint
3 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
4 4 (23.53%) Citrix
5 2 (11.76%) Cisco
5 2 (11.76%) Oracle
6 1 (5.88%) RainStor