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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HTTPS over the 3 months to 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HyperText Transport Protocol, Secure (HTTPS)
Rank 138 105 -
Rank change year-on-year
-33 -
Contract jobs citing HTTPS 4 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.13% 0.18% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.81% 1.41% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate
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£325 £440 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.13% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £369 £400 £313
% change year-on-year
-7.81% +28.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -11.11%
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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 West region.

Communications & Networking Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
491 283 431
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 15.47% 12.68% 13.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 296 149 183
Average daily rate £365 £325 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.30% -9.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £177 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £487 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 25 62
Average hourly rate £22.50 £19.65 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.50% -39.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £16.37 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £120.00 £40.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £24.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-10.20% -2.00%

HTTPS
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing HTTPS across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 5 (62.50%) HTML
1 5 (62.50%) CSS
2 4 (50.00%) N-Tier
2 4 (50.00%) XML
2 4 (50.00%) UNIX
2 4 (50.00%) Linux
2 4 (50.00%) MVC
2 4 (50.00%) HTTP
2 4 (50.00%) Scrum
2 4 (50.00%) TDD
2 4 (50.00%) Subversion
2 4 (50.00%) JSON
2 4 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (50.00%) HTML5
2 4 (50.00%) REST
2 4 (50.00%) CSS3
3 3 (37.50%) NuGet
3 3 (37.50%) User Stories
3 3 (37.50%) Relational Database
3 3 (37.50%) Ninject
3 3 (37.50%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 3 (37.50%) Bash Shell
3 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (37.50%) ReSharper
3 3 (37.50%) Korn
3 3 (37.50%) SSH
3 3 (37.50%) NUnit
3 3 (37.50%) VMware
3 3 (37.50%) Clustering
3 3 (37.50%) NFS

HTTPS
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 3 (37.50%) Apache
2 2 (25.00%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) HTTP
2 3 (37.50%) SSH
2 3 (37.50%) DNS
3 1 (12.50%) PuTTY
3 1 (12.50%) Reverse Proxy
3 1 (12.50%) SAN
3 1 (12.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) Relational Database
1 3 (37.50%) RDBMS
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (12.50%) JasperReports
3 1 (12.50%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Subversion
1 4 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (37.50%) NuGet
2 3 (37.50%) ReSharper
2 3 (37.50%) NUnit
3 1 (12.50%) PHPUnit
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Banking
2 2 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) .NET Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Applications Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Architect
4 1 (12.50%) UI Programmer
4 1 (12.50%) UI Developer
4 1 (12.50%) UNIX Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Lead Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Applications Architect
4 1 (12.50%) .NET Web Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Web Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) HTML
1 5 (62.50%) CSS
2 4 (50.00%) XML
2 4 (50.00%) JSON
2 4 (50.00%) HTML5
2 4 (50.00%) REST
2 4 (50.00%) CSS3
3 3 (37.50%) Ninject
3 3 (37.50%) .NET
4 2 (25.00%) JDBC
4 2 (25.00%) NHibernate
4 2 (25.00%) Spring
4 2 (25.00%) Ajax
4 2 (25.00%) jQuery
4 2 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (25.00%) Laravel
5 1 (12.50%) DAO
5 1 (12.50%) Web Services
5 1 (12.50%) Hibernate
5 1 (12.50%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) N-Tier
2 3 (37.50%) Clustering
3 1 (12.50%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) UNIX
1 4 (50.00%) Linux
2 3 (37.50%) VMS
3 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (12.50%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) MVC
1 4 (50.00%) Scrum
1 4 (50.00%) TDD
2 3 (37.50%) User Stories
2 3 (37.50%) Validation
2 3 (37.50%) Migration
2 3 (37.50%) OO
2 3 (37.50%) E-Commerce
3 1 (12.50%) Change Control
3 1 (12.50%) Software Architecture
3 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (12.50%) Business Continuity
3 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) Bash Shell
1 3 (37.50%) Korn
1 3 (37.50%) C#
1 3 (37.50%) PHP
1 3 (37.50%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (25.00%) Perl
3 1 (12.50%) Java
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (37.50%) NFS
1 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (12.50%) Squid
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) VMware