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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HyperText Transport Protocol, Secure (HTTPS)
Rank 131 148 140
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -8
Contract jobs citing HTTPS 5 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.18% 0.091% 0.18%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.31% 0.64% 1.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 2
Median daily rate £260 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £355 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £366 £395 £370
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £377 £378
% change year-on-year
+6.24% -0.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £43.78 £12.00
% change year-on-year
-2.92% +264.83%
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
381 468 554
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 13.60% 14.14% 16.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 210 228 344
Median daily rate £325 £404 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.50% +7.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £181 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £550 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £360 £345
% change year-on-year
+1.38% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 41 34
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.46 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.09% +69.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £15.75 £14.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £49.19 £120.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.01 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+33.30% -6.64%

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 25 September 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
Bristol - 4 £259 - 6
Dorset - 1 £393 - 2
HTTPS
England

HTTPS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 9 (60.00%) HTTP
1 9 (60.00%) TCP/IP
1 9 (60.00%) VPN
1 9 (60.00%) Finance
1 9 (60.00%) Load Balancing
2 7 (46.67%) FTP
2 7 (46.67%) Java
3 6 (40.00%) Perl
3 6 (40.00%) J2EE
3 6 (40.00%) ITIL
3 6 (40.00%) Unix
3 6 (40.00%) Linux
3 6 (40.00%) Python
3 6 (40.00%) MQSeries
3 6 (40.00%) LDAP
3 6 (40.00%) Firewall
3 6 (40.00%) NetApp
3 6 (40.00%) Red Hat
3 6 (40.00%) CheckPoint
3 6 (40.00%) Shell Script
3 6 (40.00%) Nagios
3 6 (40.00%) IPsec
3 6 (40.00%) Samba
3 6 (40.00%) VMware
3 6 (40.00%) Network Security
3 6 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (40.00%) NAS
3 6 (40.00%) iPad
3 6 (40.00%) tcpdump
3 6 (40.00%) Puppet

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 6 (40.00%) MQSeries
Applications
1 4 (26.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (26.67%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (20.00%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (20.00%) Amazon S3
2 3 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (6.67%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 9 (60.00%) HTTP
1 9 (60.00%) TCP/IP
1 9 (60.00%) VPN
2 7 (46.67%) FTP
3 6 (40.00%) Firewall
3 6 (40.00%) IPsec
3 6 (40.00%) LDAP
3 6 (40.00%) NAS
3 6 (40.00%) Network Security
3 6 (40.00%) tcpdump
3 6 (40.00%) Wireshark
4 5 (33.33%) LAN
4 5 (33.33%) WAN
5 4 (26.67%) SSL
6 3 (20.00%) DHCP
6 3 (20.00%) DNS
6 3 (20.00%) SAN
7 2 (13.33%) RTP
7 2 (13.33%) SNMP
7 2 (13.33%) VoIP
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) LoadRunner
General
1 9 (60.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Developer
2 3 (20.00%) ERP Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) LoadRunner Test Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Test Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) JavaScript Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Linux Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Cloud Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Data Network Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Integration Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) IT Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) IT Support
4 1 (6.67%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Network Communications Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Network Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Network Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (40.00%) J2EE
2 4 (26.67%) Web Services
3 2 (13.33%) D3.js
3 2 (13.33%) React
4 1 (6.67%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 6 (40.00%) iPad
2 2 (13.33%) Visualisation
3 1 (6.67%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 6 (40.00%) Linux
1 6 (40.00%) Unix
2 4 (26.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) Load Balancing
2 6 (40.00%) ITIL
3 4 (26.67%) DevOps
4 3 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (20.00%) ERP
4 3 (20.00%) Load Testing
4 3 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 3 (20.00%) Performance Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Configuration Management
5 2 (13.33%) Functional Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Integration Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (13.33%) Regression Testing
5 2 (13.33%) System Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Test Management
5 2 (13.33%) Validation
6 1 (6.67%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 7 (46.67%) Java
2 6 (40.00%) Perl
2 6 (40.00%) Python
2 6 (40.00%) Shell Script
3 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) CCNA
1 3 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (40.00%) Samba
1 6 (40.00%) Virtual Machines
1 6 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (40.00%) Nagios
1 6 (40.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) CheckPoint
1 6 (40.00%) F5
1 6 (40.00%) NetApp
1 6 (40.00%) Red Hat
1 6 (40.00%) VMware
2 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
3 3 (20.00%) Citrix
4 2 (13.33%) Cisco