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 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HyperText Transport Protocol, Secure (HTTPS)
Rank 566 510 514
Rank change year-on-year
-56 +4
Contract jobs citing HTTPS 62 104 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.19% 0.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.79% 1.36% 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 47 40
Average daily rate
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£399 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.40% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £312 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £376
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £43.78 £35.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.08% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.78 £35.00 -
% change year-on-year
+25.08% -

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
7818 7661 7013
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 13.73% 14.00% 13.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 4471 4083 3635
Average daily rate £375 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £323
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 474 416 465
Average hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £12.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £42.50 £41.13
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+7.62% -21.56%

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 3 August 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 3 August 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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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 -52 57 £400 +6.53% 88
London -35 26 £369 -15.71% 38
South East -36 12 £410 +15.49% 17
South West +4 9 £400 +28.00% 8
Berkshire -3 8 - - 1
Newbury - 7 - -
Exeter +2 6 £425 +38.77%
Devon 0 6 £425 +38.77%
North West - 4 £488 - 11
Scotland -2 3 £376 - 2
Buckinghamshire -10 3 £410 -
Manchester - 3 £377 - 4
East of England - 3 - - 9
West Midlands +5 2 £288 - 2
Glasgow +1 2 £375 - 1
City of London -25 2 £330 -29.03% 2
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 £336 -
Wiltshire - 2 £350 - 6
Essex - 2 - - 7
Yorkshire -21 1 - - 2
West Yorkshire -22 1 - - 1
Leeds -23 1 - - 1
Malvern - 1 £288 -
Cheltenham - 1 £399 -
Hammersmith - 1 - -
Shefford - 1 - -
Bracknell - 1 - -
Lancashire - 1 £600 -
Surrey - 1 - - 2
Gloucestershire - 1 £399 -

HTTPS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 82 (58.16%) HTTP
2 45 (31.91%) Java
3 42 (29.79%) TCP/IP
4 34 (24.11%) Web Services
5 33 (23.40%) Firewall
5 33 (23.40%) REST
6 32 (22.70%) DNS
7 30 (21.28%) FTP
8 29 (20.57%) SSL
9 28 (19.86%) Windows
9 28 (19.86%) HTML
10 27 (19.15%) Oracle
10 27 (19.15%) XML
11 24 (17.02%) JavaScript
12 23 (16.31%) Linux
12 23 (16.31%) Finance
13 22 (15.60%) SOAP
13 22 (15.60%) Spring
14 21 (14.89%) SQL
15 19 (13.48%) CSS
15 19 (13.48%) JSON
15 19 (13.48%) MongoDB
16 18 (12.77%) .NET
16 18 (12.77%) UNIX
17 17 (12.06%) Internet
18 16 (11.35%) Microsoft
18 16 (11.35%) Maven
19 15 (10.64%) SMTP
20 14 (9.93%) PHP
20 14 (9.93%) Agile Software Development

HTTPS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 12 (8.51%) Apache
2 11 (7.80%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 9 (6.38%) Tomcat
4 8 (5.67%) IIS
4 8 (5.67%) WebSphere
5 5 (3.55%) BizTalk Server
5 5 (3.55%) WebLogic
6 4 (2.84%) WebSphere Application Server
6 4 (2.84%) Apache Solr
7 3 (2.13%) Oracle Service Bus
7 3 (2.13%) Lync
7 3 (2.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 3 (2.13%) NetWeaver
8 2 (1.42%) MQSeries
8 2 (1.42%) Jetty
8 2 (1.42%) WordPress
8 2 (1.42%) SAP Portal
8 2 (1.42%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.71%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
9 1 (0.71%) OpenStack
Applications
1 7 (4.96%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.84%) MS Office
3 1 (0.71%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (1.42%) SAP R/3
1 2 (1.42%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.71%) SAP EWM
2 1 (0.71%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.71%) SAP GRC
2 1 (0.71%) Documaker
2 1 (0.71%) SAP xRPM
2 1 (0.71%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.26%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.13%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (1.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.42%) Amazon ELB
3 2 (1.42%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (0.71%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 82 (58.16%) HTTP
2 42 (29.79%) TCP/IP
3 33 (23.40%) Firewall
4 32 (22.70%) DNS
5 30 (21.28%) FTP
6 29 (20.57%) SSL
7 17 (12.06%) Internet
8 15 (10.64%) SMTP
9 12 (8.51%) SSH
10 9 (6.38%) Network Security
10 9 (6.38%) VPN
11 8 (5.67%) IPsec
12 7 (4.96%) 4G
12 7 (4.96%) 3G
13 6 (4.26%) SNMP
13 6 (4.26%) Radio Access Network
14 5 (3.55%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 5 (3.55%) BIG-IP
14 5 (3.55%) 2G
14 5 (3.55%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (13.48%) MongoDB
2 12 (8.51%) NoSQL
2 12 (8.51%) Relational Database
3 10 (7.09%) SQL Server
4 9 (6.38%) MySQL
5 8 (5.67%) Oracle Database
6 6 (4.26%) RDBMS
7 3 (2.13%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (2.13%) CouchDB
7 3 (2.13%) Oracle BI EE
7 3 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (2.13%) Redis
7 3 (2.13%) Oracle ODI
8 2 (1.42%) Amazon RDS
8 2 (1.42%) InfluxDB
8 2 (1.42%) OLTP
8 2 (1.42%) DB2
8 2 (1.42%) Sybase ASE
8 2 (1.42%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 16 (11.35%) Maven
2 12 (8.51%) JUnit
3 4 (2.84%) Introscope
3 4 (2.84%) LoadRunner
3 4 (2.84%) SoapUI
4 3 (2.13%) Jenkins
4 3 (2.13%) Git (software)
4 3 (2.13%) JMeter
5 2 (1.42%) Xcode
5 2 (1.42%) Subversion
5 2 (1.42%) Visual Studio
5 2 (1.42%) MSI
5 2 (1.42%) Fiddler
5 2 (1.42%) JIRA
5 2 (1.42%) Selenium
5 2 (1.42%) Liquibase
6 1 (0.71%) CANoe
6 1 (0.71%) Ant
6 1 (0.71%) PHPUnit
6 1 (0.71%) NWDI
General
1 23 (16.31%) Finance
2 14 (9.93%) Marketing
3 10 (7.09%) Retail
4 9 (6.38%) Telecoms
5 6 (4.26%) Banking
6 5 (3.55%) Manufacturing
6 5 (3.55%) Back Office
7 3 (2.13%) Electronics
7 3 (2.13%) Legal
7 3 (2.13%) Publishing
7 3 (2.13%) Games
7 3 (2.13%) Billing
7 3 (2.13%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.71%) Private Banking
8 1 (0.71%) Automotive
8 1 (0.71%) Law
8 1 (0.71%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.71%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 46 (32.62%) Developer
2 14 (9.93%) Java Developer
3 12 (8.51%) Architect
3 12 (8.51%) Consultant
4 11 (7.80%) Analyst
5 10 (7.09%) Administrator
6 8 (5.67%) Lead Developer
6 8 (5.67%) Tester
7 6 (4.26%) Applications Packager
7 6 (4.26%) Linux Administrator
7 6 (4.26%) Linux Engineer
8 5 (3.55%) Test Analyst
8 5 (3.55%) Network Engineer
8 5 (3.55%) DevOps Engineer
9 4 (2.84%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 4 (2.84%) Systems Administrator
9 4 (2.84%) Solutions Architect
9 4 (2.84%) Business Analyst
9 4 (2.84%) BizTalk Developer
9 4 (2.84%) Technical Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (24.11%) Web Services
2 33 (23.40%) REST
3 28 (19.86%) HTML
4 27 (19.15%) XML
5 22 (15.60%) SOAP
5 22 (15.60%) Spring
6 19 (13.48%) CSS
6 19 (13.48%) JSON
7 18 (12.77%) .NET
8 14 (9.93%) jQuery
9 13 (9.22%) J2EE
10 12 (8.51%) Hibernate
10 12 (8.51%) JAX-RS
10 12 (8.51%) AngularJS
11 9 (6.38%) JAXB
11 9 (6.38%) JDBC
12 8 (5.67%) JMS
13 7 (4.96%) JSP
14 6 (4.26%) Servlets
14 6 (4.26%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 8 (5.67%) Clustering
2 6 (4.26%) Mobile App
3 5 (3.55%) TRADACOMS
3 5 (3.55%) iPad
3 5 (3.55%) Client/Server
4 4 (2.84%) NHS
4 4 (2.84%) PKI
4 4 (2.84%) Replication
4 4 (2.84%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.13%) Private Cloud
5 3 (2.13%) Data Centre
5 3 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (2.13%) User Experience
5 3 (2.13%) SCADA
5 3 (2.13%) Wiki
5 3 (2.13%) DataPower
5 3 (2.13%) Derivative
6 2 (1.42%) DTV
6 2 (1.42%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.42%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 28 (19.86%) Windows
2 23 (16.31%) Linux
3 18 (12.77%) UNIX
4 10 (7.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (5.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (5.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (4.26%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (2.84%) CentOS
8 3 (2.13%) Debian
8 3 (2.13%) Apple iOS
8 3 (2.13%) Amazon Linux
9 2 (1.42%) Windows 8
9 2 (1.42%) Windows 7
9 2 (1.42%) Solaris
10 1 (0.71%) AIX
10 1 (0.71%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.71%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.71%) MVS
10 1 (0.71%) Android
10 1 (0.71%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (9.93%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (7.80%) E-Commerce
2 11 (7.80%) SOA
3 10 (7.09%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (6.38%) Configuration Management
4 9 (6.38%) CRM
4 9 (6.38%) DevOps
5 8 (5.67%) Coaching
5 8 (5.67%) OO
5 8 (5.67%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (5.67%) Validation
6 7 (4.96%) Project Management
6 7 (4.96%) Performance Tuning
6 7 (4.96%) Digital Marketing
7 6 (4.26%) Performance Testing
7 6 (4.26%) Load Testing
7 6 (4.26%) Information Security
8 5 (3.55%) TOGAF
8 5 (3.55%) Content Management
8 5 (3.55%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 45 (31.91%) Java
2 24 (17.02%) JavaScript
3 21 (14.89%) SQL
4 14 (9.93%) PHP
5 13 (9.22%) Python
6 7 (4.96%) Bash Shell
7 6 (4.26%) C#
8 5 (3.55%) Perl
8 5 (3.55%) ActionScript
8 5 (3.55%) Shell Script
8 5 (3.55%) Jython
8 5 (3.55%) ActionScript 2.0
9 4 (2.84%) Ruby
9 4 (2.84%) C++
9 4 (2.84%) PL/SQL
10 3 (2.13%) C
10 3 (2.13%) Korn
11 2 (1.42%) PowerShell
11 2 (1.42%) XAML
11 2 (1.42%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 8 (5.67%) Cisco Certification
1 8 (5.67%) Degree
2 7 (4.96%) CCNP
2 7 (4.96%) CISSP
3 4 (2.84%) Security Cleared
3 4 (2.84%) RHCE
4 3 (2.13%) CCNA
4 3 (2.13%) CISM
5 2 (1.42%) CCSA
5 2 (1.42%) CCSE
5 2 (1.42%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.42%) CISMP
5 2 (1.42%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.71%) MCITP
6 1 (0.71%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.71%) OCPJP
6 1 (0.71%) MCSE
6 1 (0.71%) CCIE
6 1 (0.71%) Sun Certification
6 1 (0.71%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.38%) QA
2 3 (2.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (2.13%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.42%) SLA
4 1 (0.71%) EMIR
4 1 (0.71%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (0.71%) MiFID
4 1 (0.71%) HL7
System Software
1 6 (4.26%) Active Directory
1 6 (4.26%) Terminal Server
1 6 (4.26%) Microsoft App-V
1 6 (4.26%) Hyper-V
1 6 (4.26%) XenApp
2 4 (2.84%) SpamAssassin
2 4 (2.84%) Postfix
3 3 (2.13%) Varnish
3 3 (2.13%) qmail
4 2 (1.42%) ProxySG
4 2 (1.42%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (1.42%) BitLocker
5 1 (0.71%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 10 (7.09%) Puppet
2 6 (4.26%) Ansible
3 5 (3.55%) SELinux
3 5 (3.55%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (2.84%) CA Wily
4 4 (2.84%) Nagios
4 4 (2.84%) CA Single Sign-On
5 3 (2.13%) Tivoli
5 3 (2.13%) Tivoli Identity Manager
5 3 (2.13%) AirWatch
6 2 (1.42%) FortiGate
6 2 (1.42%) Vagrant
6 2 (1.42%) SCCM
6 2 (1.42%) logstash
6 2 (1.42%) Kibana
7 1 (0.71%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (0.71%) Oracle Identity Management
7 1 (0.71%) SCOM
7 1 (0.71%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.71%) Nessus
Vendors
1 27 (19.15%) Oracle
2 16 (11.35%) Microsoft
3 12 (8.51%) Adobe
3 12 (8.51%) Cisco
3 12 (8.51%) SAP
4 11 (7.80%) IBM
5 9 (6.38%) Citrix
5 9 (6.38%) Red Hat
6 7 (4.96%) CheckPoint
7 6 (4.26%) CA
8 5 (3.55%) Juniper
8 5 (3.55%) Blue Coat
8 5 (3.55%) F5
9 4 (2.84%) hybris
9 4 (2.84%) VMware
9 4 (2.84%) TIBCO
10 3 (2.13%) HP
10 3 (2.13%) Sybase
10 3 (2.13%) Remedy
10 3 (2.13%) ExactTarget
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