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 24 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HyperText Transport Protocol, Secure (HTTPS)
Rank 472 519 500
Rank change year-on-year
+47 -19
Contract jobs citing HTTPS 120 51 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.22% 0.100% 0.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.53% 0.74% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 25 41
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.17% +2.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £343 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £420 £368
% change year-on-year
-10.71% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £41.00 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +12.32%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £41.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
- +12.32%

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
7825 6877 7709
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.43% 13.43% 15.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 4453 3746 3776
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 £215 £220 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 419 411 645
Average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -4.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.52 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.85 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £21.00 £21.67
% change year-on-year
+11.90% -3.06%

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 24 December 2014.

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 24 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
England +21 100 £388 -10.91% 26
London +35 40 £425 -7.60% 7
South East -18 25 £400 -11.11% 2
Glasgow - 19 £413 -
Scotland - 19 £413 -
Hampshire -12 14 £550 -
City of London +11 11 £355 -17.44% 3
North West -10 9 £350 -14.63% 4
Cheshire +11 8 £350 +3.70%
Berkshire 0 7 £250 -43.97% 2
East Midlands - 6 £350 - 7
East of England -10 5 £363 +11.53%
West Midlands - 5 £360 - 3
Reading +19 3 - - 2
Basingstoke 0 3 - -
South West -28 3 £375 -15.73% 2
Nottinghamshire - 3 - - 4
North East - 2 - -
Nottingham - 2 - - 2
Poole - 2 £375 -
Dorset - 2 £375 -
Hertfordshire +6 1 - -
Birmingham - 1 - - 1
Manchester - 1 £350 - 4
Marlow - - - -
Northwich - - - -
Royston - - - -
Runcorn - - - -
Trowbridge - - - -
Watford - - - -

HTTPS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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.

1 121 (59.61%) HTTP
2 78 (38.42%) Oracle
3 76 (37.44%) Windows
4 68 (33.50%) JavaScript
5 67 (33.00%) HTML
6 64 (31.53%) Linux
7 62 (30.54%) SSL
8 54 (26.60%) TCP/IP
9 51 (25.12%) DNS
9 51 (25.12%) Finance
10 49 (24.14%) Firewall
11 45 (22.17%) XML
12 43 (21.18%) UNIX
13 38 (18.72%) Java
13 38 (18.72%) Agile Software Development
14 36 (17.73%) Analytical Skills
15 35 (17.24%) HTML5
15 35 (17.24%) CSS
15 35 (17.24%) VPN
16 34 (16.75%) Bash Shell
17 33 (16.26%) SOA
18 32 (15.76%) Middleware
18 32 (15.76%) JDBC
19 31 (15.27%) .NET
19 31 (15.27%) JIRA
20 30 (14.78%) Web Services
21 29 (14.29%) JSON
22 28 (13.79%) SQL
22 28 (13.79%) FTP
23 27 (13.30%) JMS

HTTPS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 26 (12.81%) WebLogic
2 23 (11.33%) Apache
3 20 (9.85%) Oracle Service Bus
3 20 (9.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 18 (8.87%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 17 (8.37%) WebLogic Portal
6 15 (7.39%) IIS
7 10 (4.93%) WebSphere
8 8 (3.94%) Tomcat
9 5 (2.46%) SharePoint
9 5 (2.46%) Oracle Workflow
10 4 (1.97%) NetWeaver
11 3 (1.48%) MS Exchange
11 3 (1.48%) Confluence
12 2 (0.99%) CMS
12 2 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2013
12 2 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2010
13 1 (0.49%) Node.js
13 1 (0.49%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 16 (7.88%) MS Office
2 14 (6.90%) MS Visio
3 11 (5.42%) MS Excel
4 9 (4.43%) Doxygen
5 3 (1.48%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.49%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 25 (12.32%) Oracle EBS
2 20 (9.85%) Documaker
3 18 (8.87%) Oracle BPM
4 11 (5.42%) Oracle FAH
5 1 (0.49%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.49%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.45%) Force.com
2 1 (0.49%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.49%) Amazon S3
2 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.49%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.49%) Route 53
2 1 (0.49%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 121 (59.61%) HTTP
2 62 (30.54%) SSL
3 54 (26.60%) TCP/IP
4 51 (25.12%) DNS
5 49 (24.14%) Firewall
6 35 (17.24%) VPN
7 28 (13.79%) FTP
8 24 (11.82%) SSH
9 22 (10.84%) IPsec
10 19 (9.36%) Intrusion Detection
11 18 (8.87%) HSRP
11 18 (8.87%) VLAN
12 15 (7.39%) DMVPN
13 14 (6.90%) Wireshark
13 14 (6.90%) Internet
13 14 (6.90%) WAN
13 14 (6.90%) DMZ
14 13 (6.40%) SMTP
14 13 (6.40%) OSPF
14 13 (6.40%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (11.33%) Oracle Database
2 21 (10.34%) Oracle BI EE
2 21 (10.34%) Oracle ODI
3 20 (9.85%) Oracle Database 11g
3 20 (9.85%) SQL Server
4 17 (8.37%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 15 (7.39%) MySQL
6 10 (4.93%) Relational Database
6 10 (4.93%) RDBMS
7 9 (4.43%) Oracle Reports
8 5 (2.46%) Ingres
8 5 (2.46%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (2.46%) JasperReports
9 4 (1.97%) DB2
10 3 (1.48%) MS Access
10 3 (1.48%) Crystal Enterprise
11 2 (0.99%) Oracle Database 10g
12 1 (0.49%) Couchbase
12 1 (0.49%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 31 (15.27%) JIRA
2 13 (6.40%) Selenium
3 11 (5.42%) Xcode
4 9 (4.43%) Git (software)
5 8 (3.94%) Jasmine
6 6 (2.96%) SpecFlow
6 6 (2.96%) Maven
6 6 (2.96%) JUnit
7 5 (2.46%) NUnit
7 5 (2.46%) WebDriver
7 5 (2.46%) PHPUnit
7 5 (2.46%) Cucumber
7 5 (2.46%) Jenkins
8 3 (1.48%) Fiddler
8 3 (1.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 3 (1.48%) GCC
8 3 (1.48%) Subversion
8 3 (1.48%) Ant
8 3 (1.48%) Visual Studio
9 2 (0.99%) Eclipse
General
1 51 (25.12%) Finance
2 22 (10.84%) Billing
3 14 (6.90%) Banking
4 11 (5.42%) Retail
4 11 (5.42%) Financial Institution
5 4 (1.97%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.97%) Automotive
6 3 (1.48%) Investment Banking
6 3 (1.48%) Marketing
6 3 (1.48%) Military
7 2 (0.99%) Back Office
8 1 (0.49%) Front Office
8 1 (0.49%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.49%) Publishing
8 1 (0.49%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 58 (28.57%) Developer
2 27 (13.30%) Analyst
3 25 (12.32%) Consultant
4 18 (8.87%) Architect
5 16 (7.88%) Network Support
6 14 (6.90%) Java Developer
7 11 (5.42%) Oracle Consultant
7 11 (5.42%) Senior Consultant
8 10 (4.93%) Administrator
9 9 (4.43%) Applications Support
9 9 (4.43%) iOS Developer
10 8 (3.94%) Front-End Developer
10 8 (3.94%) Test Analyst
11 7 (3.45%) JavaScript Developer
11 7 (3.45%) Salesforce.com Architect
12 6 (2.96%) Senior Oracle Consultant
12 6 (2.96%) Business Analyst
12 6 (2.96%) Solutions Architect
13 5 (2.46%) Systems Administrator
13 5 (2.46%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (33.00%) HTML
2 45 (22.17%) XML
3 35 (17.24%) CSS
3 35 (17.24%) HTML5
4 32 (15.76%) JDBC
4 32 (15.76%) Middleware
5 31 (15.27%) .NET
6 30 (14.78%) Web Services
7 29 (14.29%) JSON
8 27 (13.30%) JMS
9 23 (11.33%) JSP
9 23 (11.33%) CSS3
9 23 (11.33%) Oracle Fusion
10 22 (10.84%) jQuery
11 21 (10.34%) WebCenter
11 21 (10.34%) AngularJS
12 18 (8.87%) ASP.NET
13 17 (8.37%) KnockoutJS
14 16 (7.88%) Backbone.js
14 16 (7.88%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 36 (17.73%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (8.37%) PKI
3 15 (7.39%) User Experience
4 11 (5.42%) Clustering
5 9 (4.43%) Open Source
5 9 (4.43%) Hedge funds
6 8 (3.94%) Visualisation
7 7 (3.45%) Mobile App
7 7 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
8 6 (2.96%) N-Tier
9 4 (1.97%) EFT
9 4 (1.97%) Video on Demand
10 3 (1.48%) Data Integration
10 3 (1.48%) Copywriting
10 3 (1.48%) GIS
11 2 (0.99%) Wiki
11 2 (0.99%) Computer Science
12 1 (0.49%) CMDB
12 1 (0.49%) iPhone
12 1 (0.49%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 76 (37.44%) Windows
2 64 (31.53%) Linux
3 43 (21.18%) UNIX
4 24 (11.82%) Windows Server 2008
5 20 (9.85%) Windows Server 2003
6 17 (8.37%) Windows XP
6 17 (8.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 14 (6.90%) Windows 2000
8 13 (6.40%) Apple iOS
9 11 (5.42%) Android
10 9 (4.43%) Windows Server 2012
11 7 (3.45%) VMS
12 5 (2.46%) Solaris
13 3 (1.48%) Mac OS X
13 3 (1.48%) Debian
14 2 (0.99%) Windows Phone
15 1 (0.49%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (18.72%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (16.26%) SOA
3 23 (11.33%) Validation
4 21 (10.34%) Scrum
5 20 (9.85%) Business Intelligence
5 20 (9.85%) Test Scripting
5 20 (9.85%) Revenue Management
6 19 (9.36%) Migration
7 18 (8.87%) Network Monitoring
8 17 (8.37%) Responsive Web Design
8 17 (8.37%) Web Design
8 17 (8.37%) Content Management
8 17 (8.37%) Software Testing
9 16 (7.88%) Workflow
10 15 (7.39%) Change Management
11 14 (6.90%) Knowledge Management
12 12 (5.91%) OO
13 11 (5.42%) CRM
13 11 (5.42%) MVC
13 11 (5.42%) Network Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 68 (33.50%) JavaScript
2 38 (18.72%) Java
3 34 (16.75%) Bash Shell
4 28 (13.79%) SQL
5 20 (9.85%) Python
5 20 (9.85%) Jython
5 20 (9.85%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
6 16 (7.88%) Korn
6 16 (7.88%) Shell Script
7 14 (6.90%) C#
8 12 (5.91%) Objective-C
9 11 (5.42%) C++
10 10 (4.93%) C
10 10 (4.93%) Perl
10 10 (4.93%) PHP
10 10 (4.93%) PowerShell
11 9 (4.43%) sed
11 9 (4.43%) AWK
11 9 (4.43%) XPath
12 4 (1.97%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 22 (10.84%) Security Cleared
2 17 (8.37%) SC Cleared
3 14 (6.90%) DV Cleared
3 14 (6.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 14 (6.90%) ISTQB
4 5 (2.46%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (2.46%) CCNP
5 4 (1.97%) CCNA
5 4 (1.97%) MCP
5 4 (1.97%) MCSE
5 4 (1.97%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (1.48%) Degree
7 2 (0.99%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.49%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (10.84%) Data Quality
2 5 (2.46%) QA
3 4 (1.97%) SLA
4 1 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.49%) COBIT
System Software
1 24 (11.82%) Active Directory
2 17 (8.37%) Oracle RAC
3 12 (5.91%) Nmap
4 9 (4.43%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (3.45%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 7 (3.45%) NFS
6 4 (1.97%) Forefront TMG
7 2 (0.99%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 2 (0.99%) VMware ESX
7 2 (0.99%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 20 (9.85%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 18 (8.87%) Oracle Identity Management
3 14 (6.90%) HP Quality Center
4 12 (5.91%) Nessus
5 7 (3.45%) Puppet
6 4 (1.97%) SCCM
7 2 (0.99%) Tivoli
7 2 (0.99%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 2 (0.99%) FortiGate
7 2 (0.99%) Hyperic
8 1 (0.49%) Ansible
8 1 (0.49%) Graphite
8 1 (0.49%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.49%) Nagios
8 1 (0.49%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 78 (38.42%) Oracle
2 26 (12.81%) Remedy
3 25 (12.32%) Microsoft
4 17 (8.37%) Red Hat
5 16 (7.88%) Siebel
6 15 (7.39%) HP
7 13 (6.40%) Blue Coat
8 11 (5.42%) VMware
9 10 (4.93%) Sybase
10 7 (3.45%) Cisco
10 7 (3.45%) Salesforce.com
11 6 (2.96%) F5
11 6 (2.96%) ServiceNow
11 6 (2.96%) Sun
12 4 (1.97%) SAP
12 4 (1.97%) Intel
12 4 (1.97%) Software AG
12 4 (1.97%) Charles River
13 3 (1.48%) Alias
13 3 (1.48%) Verint
Manchester
Venturi
Rate: £325 - £375 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Nottingham
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
South West England
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: competitive
Posted: 25 days ago