The table below looks at the statistics for HTTPS skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HTTPS over the 3 months to 31 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HyperText Transport Protocol, Secure (HTTPS)
Rank 498 519 462
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -57
Contract jobs citing HTTPS 91 69 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.13% 0.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.14% 1.00% 1.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 30 63
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £309 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £462 £590
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £388 £361
% change year-on-year
- +7.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £37.89 - £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.89 - £36.50

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Communications & Networking Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
7976 6895 6994
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.52% 12.94% 15.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 4359 3571 3404
Average daily rate £363 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £205 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
-0.72% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 429 415 582
Average hourly rate £27.00 £20.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.00% -13.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%

HTTPS
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing HTTPS within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

HTTPS Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

HTTPS
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing HTTPS within the UK.

HTTPS Daily Rate Trend in the UK

HTTPS
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HTTPS within the UK over the 3 months to 31 March 2015.

HTTPS Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

HTTPS
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing HTTPS within the UK.

HTTPS Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

HTTPS
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HTTPS within the UK over the 3 months to 31 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
England +7 81 £400 - 44
London +20 37 £425 +1.49% 10
City of London +27 17 £475 +18.75% 2
South East -36 15 £313 -21.87% 4
East Midlands -4 8 £400 +14.28% 6
South West -2 6 £388 +25.00% 16
West Midlands - 6 £388 - 2
Hampshire -20 5 £240 -30.18%
Nottinghamshire - 5 - - 2
Nottingham - 5 - - 2
Yorkshire - 4 - - 2
Farnborough - 3 £240 -
Leeds - 3 - - 2
Coventry - 3 - -
West Yorkshire - 3 - - 2
East of England +4 2 - -
Berkshire 0 2 - - 4
Devon -2 2 £388 +25.00%
Exeter -9 2 £388 +25.00%
Bristol - 2 - -
Wiltshire - 2 - -
Manchester - 1 £350 - 1
Surrey - 1 - -
North West - 1 £350 - 4
Wales - 1 - -
South Wales - - - -
Channel Islands - - - -
Maidenhead - - - - 2
Reading - - - - 2
Royston - - - -

HTTPS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

1 113 (53.30%) HTTP
2 75 (35.38%) Windows
3 67 (31.60%) Oracle
4 62 (29.25%) Firewall
5 60 (28.30%) TCP/IP
6 54 (25.47%) HTML
7 53 (25.00%) Linux
8 52 (24.53%) JavaScript
8 52 (24.53%) SSL
9 50 (23.58%) Finance
10 48 (22.64%) DNS
11 45 (21.23%) Java
12 39 (18.40%) Agile Software Development
13 35 (16.51%) .NET
14 33 (15.57%) CSS
14 33 (15.57%) Web Services
14 33 (15.57%) XML
15 30 (14.15%) SQL
15 30 (14.15%) HTML5
16 29 (13.68%) Microsoft
17 28 (13.21%) FTP
17 28 (13.21%) UNIX
18 27 (12.74%) SOAP
18 27 (12.74%) JSON
19 25 (11.79%) SOA
19 25 (11.79%) REST
20 24 (11.32%) CSS3
21 22 (10.38%) JMS
21 22 (10.38%) jQuery
21 22 (10.38%) AngularJS

HTTPS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 18 (8.49%) WebSphere
2 17 (8.02%) IIS
3 14 (6.60%) Tomcat
4 13 (6.13%) WebLogic
5 12 (5.66%) Apache
6 10 (4.72%) NetWeaver
6 10 (4.72%) Oracle Service Bus
6 10 (4.72%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 4 (1.89%) WebSphere Application Server
8 3 (1.42%) WebLogic Portal
8 3 (1.42%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 3 (1.42%) Apache Solr
8 3 (1.42%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (0.94%) SAP Portal
9 2 (0.94%) CMS
9 2 (0.94%) MQSeries
9 2 (0.94%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.47%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.47%) Oracle Workflow
10 1 (0.47%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 14 (6.60%) MS Office
1 14 (6.60%) MS Excel
2 9 (4.25%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.42%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.94%) Doxygen
5 1 (0.47%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (3.77%) Documaker
2 7 (3.30%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (1.89%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (0.94%) SAP R/3
5 1 (0.47%) BusinessWorks
5 1 (0.47%) SAP xRPM
5 1 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.47%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.47%) Remedy AR System
5 1 (0.47%) SAP GRC
5 1 (0.47%) SAP EWM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.42%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (1.42%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.94%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.47%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.47%) Route 53
3 1 (0.47%) GitHub
3 1 (0.47%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 113 (53.30%) HTTP
2 62 (29.25%) Firewall
3 60 (28.30%) TCP/IP
4 52 (24.53%) SSL
5 48 (22.64%) DNS
6 28 (13.21%) FTP
7 21 (9.91%) VPN
8 20 (9.43%) SMTP
9 19 (8.96%) Internet
10 18 (8.49%) DMZ
10 18 (8.49%) IPsec
11 17 (8.02%) SSH
11 17 (8.02%) Intrusion Detection
12 14 (6.60%) VLAN
12 14 (6.60%) HSRP
13 10 (4.72%) DMVPN
13 10 (4.72%) Wireshark
13 10 (4.72%) OSPF
13 10 (4.72%) BGP
13 10 (4.72%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (8.96%) SQL Server
2 13 (6.13%) MySQL
3 11 (5.19%) Relational Database
4 10 (4.72%) Oracle BI EE
4 10 (4.72%) Oracle ODI
5 9 (4.25%) DB2
6 8 (3.77%) Oracle Database
7 7 (3.30%) RDBMS
8 6 (2.83%) PostgreSQL
8 6 (2.83%) MongoDB
9 5 (2.36%) Oracle Reports
10 3 (1.42%) Crystal Enterprise
10 3 (1.42%) Oracle Database 11g
10 3 (1.42%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 2 (0.94%) InfluxDB
11 2 (0.94%) NoSQL
12 1 (0.47%) SAP HANA
12 1 (0.47%) Redis
12 1 (0.47%) Couchbase
12 1 (0.47%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 15 (7.08%) Selenium
2 10 (4.72%) Jenkins
3 9 (4.25%) JIRA
4 8 (3.77%) JUnit
4 8 (3.77%) SpecFlow
4 8 (3.77%) Jasmine
5 7 (3.30%) Fiddler
5 7 (3.30%) WebDriver
6 6 (2.83%) Xcode
6 6 (2.83%) Cucumber
7 5 (2.36%) Visual Studio
7 5 (2.36%) Git (software)
7 5 (2.36%) Maven
8 4 (1.89%) Eclipse
8 4 (1.89%) NUnit
8 4 (1.89%) Introscope
9 3 (1.42%) Ant
9 3 (1.42%) Subversion
10 1 (0.47%) LoadRunner
10 1 (0.47%) FitNesse
General
1 50 (23.58%) Finance
2 16 (7.55%) Retail
3 13 (6.13%) Banking
4 10 (4.72%) Billing
5 8 (3.77%) Automotive
5 8 (3.77%) Telecoms
6 6 (2.83%) Investment Banking
6 6 (2.83%) Marketing
7 4 (1.89%) Military
7 4 (1.89%) Manufacturing
8 3 (1.42%) Electronics
8 3 (1.42%) Legal
9 2 (0.94%) Publishing
9 2 (0.94%) Games
10 1 (0.47%) Law
10 1 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.47%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.47%) Back Office
10 1 (0.47%) Local Government
10 1 (0.47%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 60 (28.30%) Developer
2 24 (11.32%) Consultant
3 23 (10.85%) Analyst
4 17 (8.02%) Architect
5 15 (7.08%) Java Developer
6 14 (6.60%) Network Support
7 13 (6.13%) Administrator
8 12 (5.66%) Front-End Developer
9 10 (4.72%) Business Analyst
10 7 (3.30%) Systems Administrator
10 7 (3.30%) JavaScript Developer
11 6 (2.83%) Linux Engineer
11 6 (2.83%) Linux Administrator
11 6 (2.83%) Systems Engineer
11 6 (2.83%) Applications Support
12 5 (2.36%) Solutions Architect
12 5 (2.36%) Integration Architect
12 5 (2.36%) Team Leader
12 5 (2.36%) Oracle Team Leader
12 5 (2.36%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (25.47%) HTML
2 35 (16.51%) .NET
3 33 (15.57%) CSS
3 33 (15.57%) Web Services
3 33 (15.57%) XML
4 30 (14.15%) HTML5
5 27 (12.74%) JSON
5 27 (12.74%) SOAP
6 25 (11.79%) REST
7 24 (11.32%) CSS3
8 22 (10.38%) jQuery
8 22 (10.38%) JMS
8 22 (10.38%) AngularJS
9 20 (9.43%) JSP
9 20 (9.43%) KnockoutJS
10 19 (8.96%) Middleware
10 19 (8.96%) Backbone.js
11 17 (8.02%) JDBC
12 12 (5.66%) WebSphere MQ
12 12 (5.66%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 22 (10.38%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (7.55%) PKI
3 14 (6.60%) Open Source
4 13 (6.13%) Clustering
5 11 (5.19%) Mobile App
6 9 (4.25%) Visualisation
7 7 (3.30%) User Experience
8 6 (2.83%) Video on Demand
9 4 (1.89%) EFT
10 3 (1.42%) GIS
10 3 (1.42%) Management Information System
10 3 (1.42%) Replication
10 3 (1.42%) SCADA
10 3 (1.42%) iPad
10 3 (1.42%) Telematics
11 2 (0.94%) Animation
11 2 (0.94%) Private Cloud
11 2 (0.94%) Data Integration
11 2 (0.94%) DataPower
11 2 (0.94%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 75 (35.38%) Windows
2 53 (25.00%) Linux
3 28 (13.21%) UNIX
4 15 (7.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 14 (6.60%) Apple iOS
6 13 (6.13%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (5.66%) Windows Server 2003
8 10 (4.72%) Windows XP
9 9 (4.25%) Android
10 7 (3.30%) Windows 2000
11 6 (2.83%) Windows Phone
12 5 (2.36%) Windows Server 2012
13 4 (1.89%) Mac OS X
13 4 (1.89%) CentOS
14 3 (1.42%) Debian
15 2 (0.94%) Windows 8
15 2 (0.94%) Windows 7
15 2 (0.94%) Amazon Linux
16 1 (0.47%) MVS
16 1 (0.47%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (18.40%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (11.79%) SOA
3 20 (9.43%) Web Design
3 20 (9.43%) Responsive Web Design
4 17 (8.02%) Scrum
5 14 (6.60%) Workflow
5 14 (6.60%) Validation
5 14 (6.60%) Network Monitoring
6 13 (6.13%) Migration
6 13 (6.13%) Business Intelligence
7 12 (5.66%) Configuration Management
8 11 (5.19%) CRM
8 11 (5.19%) Software Testing
9 10 (4.72%) Load Balancing
9 10 (4.72%) E-Commerce
9 10 (4.72%) OO
9 10 (4.72%) BDD
9 10 (4.72%) High Availability
10 9 (4.25%) Test Scripting
11 8 (3.77%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 52 (24.53%) JavaScript
2 45 (21.23%) Java
3 30 (14.15%) SQL
4 17 (8.02%) Bash Shell
5 16 (7.55%) C#
6 13 (6.13%) Python
6 13 (6.13%) Shell Script
7 12 (5.66%) C
7 12 (5.66%) Korn
8 9 (4.25%) XPath
8 9 (4.25%) AWK
8 9 (4.25%) sed
9 8 (3.77%) Objective-C
9 8 (3.77%) PowerShell
9 8 (3.77%) C++
10 7 (3.30%) PHP
10 7 (3.30%) Jython
11 5 (2.36%) ActionScript 2.0
11 5 (2.36%) Perl
11 5 (2.36%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 14 (6.60%) Security Cleared
2 12 (5.66%) DV Cleared
3 8 (3.77%) Degree
3 8 (3.77%) SC Cleared
4 7 (3.30%) CISSP
5 6 (2.83%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (2.83%) ISTQB
5 6 (2.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 5 (2.36%) CCNP
7 4 (1.89%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (1.89%) MCSE
8 3 (1.42%) MCP
8 3 (1.42%) RHCE
8 3 (1.42%) CCNA
8 3 (1.42%) CISM
9 2 (0.94%) CISMP
10 1 (0.47%) MCITP
10 1 (0.47%) BC Cleared
10 1 (0.47%) CCSA
10 1 (0.47%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.72%) Data Quality
2 6 (2.83%) QA
3 4 (1.89%) SLA
3 4 (1.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 18 (8.49%) Active Directory
2 8 (3.77%) Oracle RAC
3 5 (2.36%) Hyper-V
3 5 (2.36%) Forefront TMG
4 3 (1.42%) Postfix
4 3 (1.42%) SpamAssassin
5 2 (0.94%) Varnish
5 2 (0.94%) qmail
6 1 (0.47%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.47%) Terminal Server
6 1 (0.47%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.47%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.47%) ProxySG
6 1 (0.47%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 10 (4.72%) Puppet
2 8 (3.77%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 7 (3.30%) Nessus
3 7 (3.30%) Nmap
3 7 (3.30%) HP Quality Center
4 6 (2.83%) Ansible
5 5 (2.36%) SCCM
5 5 (2.36%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (1.89%) CA Wily
6 4 (1.89%) Nagios
6 4 (1.89%) CA Single Sign-On
6 4 (1.89%) SELinux
7 3 (1.42%) Oracle Identity Management
7 3 (1.42%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 2 (0.94%) Vagrant
8 2 (0.94%) logstash
8 2 (0.94%) Kibana
8 2 (0.94%) Tivoli
8 2 (0.94%) Tivoli Identity Manager
9 1 (0.47%) Graphite
Vendors
1 67 (31.60%) Oracle
2 29 (13.68%) Microsoft
3 16 (7.55%) SAP
4 15 (7.08%) Red Hat
4 15 (7.08%) Remedy
5 13 (6.13%) IBM
6 10 (4.72%) Sybase
7 8 (3.77%) HP
7 8 (3.77%) Software AG
7 8 (3.77%) Blue Coat
8 7 (3.30%) Sun
8 7 (3.30%) Intel
9 6 (2.83%) CA
9 6 (2.83%) Cisco
9 6 (2.83%) F5
9 6 (2.83%) ServiceNow
10 5 (2.36%) VMware
11 4 (1.89%) Xamarin
12 3 (1.42%) ExactTarget
12 3 (1.42%) Alias
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