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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HyperText Transport Protocol, Secure (HTTPS)
Rank 545 486 493
Rank change year-on-year
-59 +7
Contract jobs citing HTTPS 55 113 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.098% 0.21% 0.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.69% 1.55% 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 46 44
Average daily rate
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£425 £358 £351
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.88% +1.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £471 £543
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+26.15% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £35.00 -

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
8010 7295 7035
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.28% 13.55% 14.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 4490 3939 3567
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £201 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 472 383 531
Average hourly rate £23.00 £19.00 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.05% -20.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £13.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.10 £41.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £18.63 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+34.22% -25.50%

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 30 June 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 30 June 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 -67 51 £425 +18.88% 66
London -29 18 £500 +17.64% 19
South East -61 12 £410 +26.15% 13
South West +10 11 £413 +32.00% 13
Devon -3 8 £425 +38.77% 2
Exeter -5 8 £425 +38.77% 1
Buckinghamshire -1 4 £418 -
Berkshire -9 4 - -
North West - 4 £500 - 7
Scotland +4 3 £413 - 1
East of England +2 3 - - 6
Glasgow -2 3 £413 - 1
Essex - 2 - - 6
Manchester - 2 - - 3
Newbury - 2 - -
Surrey - 2 - - 1
Wiltshire - 2 £350 - 6
West Midlands 0 1 £288 - 3
City of London -12 1 - - 2
East Midlands -15 1 £425 - 3
Hampshire -33 1 £263 -19.23% 1
Lancashire - 1 £600 - 2
Northamptonshire - 1 £425 - 2
Gloucestershire - 1 £399 -
Malvern - 1 £288 -
Northampton - 1 £425 -
Shefford - 1 - -
Bedfordshire - 1 - -
Gatwick - 1 £50 -
Bracknell - 1 - -

HTTPS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 81 (55.10%) HTTP
2 48 (32.65%) Java
3 43 (29.25%) TCP/IP
4 40 (27.21%) Web Services
5 36 (24.49%) REST
6 34 (23.13%) Oracle
6 34 (23.13%) SSL
7 32 (21.77%) Windows
8 31 (21.09%) DNS
8 31 (21.09%) Finance
9 30 (20.41%) Firewall
9 30 (20.41%) XML
10 28 (19.05%) HTML
11 24 (16.33%) JavaScript
11 24 (16.33%) Linux
11 24 (16.33%) FTP
12 23 (15.65%) SQL
12 23 (15.65%) .NET
12 23 (15.65%) JSON
13 22 (14.97%) Spring
13 22 (14.97%) SOAP
14 19 (12.93%) Agile Software Development
15 18 (12.24%) UNIX
15 18 (12.24%) Microsoft
15 18 (12.24%) Internet
16 17 (11.56%) SOA
16 17 (11.56%) MongoDB
17 16 (10.88%) SMTP
17 16 (10.88%) JMS
17 16 (10.88%) CSS

HTTPS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 11 (7.48%) WebSphere
2 10 (6.80%) IIS
2 10 (6.80%) Apache
2 10 (6.80%) Tomcat
3 8 (5.44%) WebLogic
3 8 (5.44%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 6 (4.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 6 (4.08%) Oracle Service Bus
4 6 (4.08%) NetWeaver
5 5 (3.40%) BizTalk Server
6 4 (2.72%) WebSphere Application Server
6 4 (2.72%) Apache Solr
7 3 (2.04%) Lync
8 2 (1.36%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (1.36%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 2 (1.36%) SAP Portal
8 2 (1.36%) WebLogic Portal
8 2 (1.36%) MQSeries
9 1 (0.68%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.68%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (4.76%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.72%) MS Office
3 2 (1.36%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (2.72%) Documaker
2 3 (2.04%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (1.36%) SAP R/3
3 2 (1.36%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (1.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.68%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.68%) Remedy AR System
4 1 (0.68%) SAP GRC
4 1 (0.68%) SAP EWM
4 1 (0.68%) SAP xRPM
4 1 (0.68%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.72%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.68%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.68%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 81 (55.10%) HTTP
2 43 (29.25%) TCP/IP
3 34 (23.13%) SSL
4 31 (21.09%) DNS
5 30 (20.41%) Firewall
6 24 (16.33%) FTP
7 18 (12.24%) Internet
8 16 (10.88%) SMTP
9 7 (4.76%) SSH
9 7 (4.76%) Network Security
10 6 (4.08%) Wireshark
10 6 (4.08%) BIG-IP
11 5 (3.40%) DMZ
11 5 (3.40%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 4 (2.72%) 4G
12 4 (2.72%) VPN
12 4 (2.72%) SNMP
12 4 (2.72%) LAN
12 4 (2.72%) IPsec
12 4 (2.72%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (11.56%) MongoDB
2 13 (8.84%) SQL Server
3 12 (8.16%) Relational Database
4 10 (6.80%) Oracle Database
4 10 (6.80%) NoSQL
4 10 (6.80%) MySQL
5 6 (4.08%) Oracle BI EE
5 6 (4.08%) RDBMS
5 6 (4.08%) Oracle ODI
6 5 (3.40%) DB2
7 4 (2.72%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (2.04%) CouchDB
8 3 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (2.04%) Redis
9 2 (1.36%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 2 (1.36%) InfluxDB
9 2 (1.36%) OLTP
9 2 (1.36%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (1.36%) Sybase ASE
9 2 (1.36%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 14 (9.52%) Maven
2 10 (6.80%) JUnit
3 5 (3.40%) JIRA
3 5 (3.40%) Jenkins
4 4 (2.72%) Fiddler
4 4 (2.72%) Introscope
5 3 (2.04%) Selenium
5 3 (2.04%) Git (software)
6 2 (1.36%) WebDriver
6 2 (1.36%) Cucumber
6 2 (1.36%) SoapUI
6 2 (1.36%) SpecFlow
6 2 (1.36%) CANoe
6 2 (1.36%) Xcode
6 2 (1.36%) Subversion
6 2 (1.36%) Eclipse
6 2 (1.36%) LoadRunner
6 2 (1.36%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.68%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (0.68%) ClearCase
General
1 31 (21.09%) Finance
2 13 (8.84%) Retail
3 12 (8.16%) Marketing
4 9 (6.12%) Telecoms
5 7 (4.76%) Billing
5 7 (4.76%) Banking
6 5 (3.40%) Manufacturing
7 4 (2.72%) Publishing
8 3 (2.04%) Electronics
8 3 (2.04%) Legal
8 3 (2.04%) Automotive
8 3 (2.04%) Investment Banking
9 2 (1.36%) Games
10 1 (0.68%) Military
10 1 (0.68%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.68%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.68%) Back Office
10 1 (0.68%) Local Government
10 1 (0.68%) Private Banking
10 1 (0.68%) Law
Job Titles
1 44 (29.93%) Developer
2 17 (11.56%) Analyst
3 15 (10.20%) Architect
4 14 (9.52%) Consultant
4 14 (9.52%) Java Developer
5 11 (7.48%) Administrator
6 8 (5.44%) Lead Developer
7 7 (4.76%) Business Analyst
8 6 (4.08%) Test Analyst
8 6 (4.08%) Linux Administrator
8 6 (4.08%) Linux Engineer
9 5 (3.40%) DevOps Engineer
9 5 (3.40%) Systems Administrator
10 4 (2.72%) Solutions Architect
10 4 (2.72%) SAP Consultant
10 4 (2.72%) BizTalk Developer
10 4 (2.72%) Web Administrator
10 4 (2.72%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 3 (2.04%) Cloud Consultant
11 3 (2.04%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (27.21%) Web Services
2 36 (24.49%) REST
3 30 (20.41%) XML
4 28 (19.05%) HTML
5 23 (15.65%) .NET
5 23 (15.65%) JSON
6 22 (14.97%) Spring
6 22 (14.97%) SOAP
7 16 (10.88%) CSS
7 16 (10.88%) JMS
8 13 (8.84%) J2EE
8 13 (8.84%) jQuery
9 12 (8.16%) JDBC
9 12 (8.16%) Hibernate
10 10 (6.80%) Middleware
10 10 (6.80%) WebCenter
10 10 (6.80%) JAX-RS
10 10 (6.80%) AngularJS
11 9 (6.12%) RESTful
12 8 (5.44%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.12%) Clustering
2 7 (4.76%) Mobile App
2 7 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (3.40%) Data Centre
3 5 (3.40%) iPad
3 5 (3.40%) TRADACOMS
3 5 (3.40%) PKI
3 5 (3.40%) Client/Server
4 4 (2.72%) Derivative
4 4 (2.72%) Replication
4 4 (2.72%) BYOD
5 3 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (2.04%) SCADA
5 3 (2.04%) DataPower
5 3 (2.04%) NHS
6 2 (1.36%) Telematics
6 2 (1.36%) Wiki
6 2 (1.36%) Animation
6 2 (1.36%) DTV
6 2 (1.36%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 32 (21.77%) Windows
2 24 (16.33%) Linux
3 18 (12.24%) UNIX
4 10 (6.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (5.44%) Apple iOS
6 6 (4.08%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (4.08%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (3.40%) Android
8 4 (2.72%) Windows Phone
8 4 (2.72%) Amazon Linux
8 4 (2.72%) CentOS
9 3 (2.04%) Debian
9 3 (2.04%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (1.36%) Windows 8
10 2 (1.36%) Windows 7
10 2 (1.36%) Solaris
10 2 (1.36%) Windows 2000
10 2 (1.36%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.68%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.68%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (12.93%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (11.56%) SOA
3 13 (8.84%) Configuration Management
4 12 (8.16%) E-Commerce
5 10 (6.80%) Business Intelligence
5 10 (6.80%) CRM
5 10 (6.80%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (6.12%) DevOps
7 8 (5.44%) Performance Tuning
7 8 (5.44%) OO
8 7 (4.76%) Project Management
8 7 (4.76%) Information Security
8 7 (4.76%) Digital Marketing
8 7 (4.76%) Open Source
9 6 (4.08%) iOS Development
9 6 (4.08%) Load Balancing
9 6 (4.08%) Content Management
9 6 (4.08%) Scrum
10 5 (3.40%) Service Delivery
10 5 (3.40%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 48 (32.65%) Java
2 24 (16.33%) JavaScript
3 23 (15.65%) SQL
4 14 (9.52%) Python
5 12 (8.16%) PHP
6 10 (6.80%) Bash Shell
7 8 (5.44%) C
8 7 (4.76%) C#
9 6 (4.08%) C++
9 6 (4.08%) Jython
10 5 (3.40%) Shell Script
10 5 (3.40%) Perl
10 5 (3.40%) ActionScript
10 5 (3.40%) ActionScript 2.0
11 4 (2.72%) PL/SQL
11 4 (2.72%) Ruby
12 3 (2.04%) Korn
12 3 (2.04%) Objective-C
12 3 (2.04%) PowerShell
13 2 (1.36%) XAML
Qualifications
1 9 (6.12%) Degree
2 8 (5.44%) CISSP
3 7 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (4.08%) CCNP
4 6 (4.08%) Security Cleared
5 4 (2.72%) DV Cleared
5 4 (2.72%) CCNA
5 4 (2.72%) RHCE
6 3 (2.04%) SC Cleared
6 3 (2.04%) CISM
7 2 (1.36%) CCSA
7 2 (1.36%) CCSE
7 2 (1.36%) CISMP
7 2 (1.36%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (1.36%) MCSE
8 1 (0.68%) CCIE
8 1 (0.68%) Sun Certification
8 1 (0.68%) CISA
8 1 (0.68%) MCITP
8 1 (0.68%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.44%) QA
2 6 (4.08%) Data Quality
3 4 (2.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.36%) SLA
5 1 (0.68%) HL7
System Software
1 6 (4.08%) Active Directory
1 6 (4.08%) Hyper-V
2 4 (2.72%) Postfix
2 4 (2.72%) Varnish
2 4 (2.72%) SpamAssassin
2 4 (2.72%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (2.04%) XenApp
3 3 (2.04%) qmail
3 3 (2.04%) Terminal Server
3 3 (2.04%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (1.36%) ProxySG
4 2 (1.36%) BitLocker
5 1 (0.68%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 11 (7.48%) Puppet
2 7 (4.76%) Ansible
3 6 (4.08%) AirWatch
4 5 (3.40%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (3.40%) SELinux
5 4 (2.72%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 4 (2.72%) Nagios
5 4 (2.72%) CA Single Sign-On
5 4 (2.72%) CA Wily
6 3 (2.04%) Tivoli
6 3 (2.04%) Tivoli Identity Manager
7 2 (1.36%) Nessus
7 2 (1.36%) Nmap
7 2 (1.36%) SCCM
7 2 (1.36%) logstash
7 2 (1.36%) Kibana
7 2 (1.36%) Oracle Identity Management
7 2 (1.36%) FortiGate
7 2 (1.36%) Vagrant
7 2 (1.36%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 34 (23.13%) Oracle
2 18 (12.24%) Microsoft
3 16 (10.88%) SAP
4 11 (7.48%) IBM
5 9 (6.12%) Adobe
5 9 (6.12%) Red Hat
6 8 (5.44%) Remedy
7 6 (4.08%) Cisco
7 6 (4.08%) Citrix
7 6 (4.08%) CA
7 6 (4.08%) F5
8 5 (3.40%) CheckPoint
8 5 (3.40%) Blue Coat
9 4 (2.72%) VMware
9 4 (2.72%) hybris
9 4 (2.72%) TIBCO
9 4 (2.72%) Software AG
10 3 (2.04%) Juniper
10 3 (2.04%) Intel
10 3 (2.04%) HP
England
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Rate: £140 - £160 per day + competitive
Posted: 9 hours ago
Manchester
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Rate: £300 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
London
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Rate: From £300 to £360 per day 3 month rolling contracts- Long term project
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City, London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £300.00 - £360.00 per day
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Exeter
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + competitive
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London
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Rate: Competitive Market Rates
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Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Rate: From £325 to £400 per day direct - no agency margin
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Essex
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
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Manchester
Computer Futures
Rate: £200 - £250 per annum + competitive
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Lancashire
Edward Carter Solutions
Rate: £0 - £120,000+ per year
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London
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Rate: £400 - £450 per day
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Manchester
Computer Futures
Rate: £18000 - £22000 per annum + competitive
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