The table below looks at the statistics for HTTPS skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HTTPS over the 3 months to 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HyperText Transport Protocol, Secure (HTTPS)
Rank 538 535 511
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -24
Contract jobs citing HTTPS 92 109 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.20% 0.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.22% 1.37% 1.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 60 53
Median daily rate £423 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.11% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £310 £317
10% offered a daily rate of more than £604 £525 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £450 £375
% change year-on-year
-8.88% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £12.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £12.00

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
7558 7938 8196
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.16% 14.32% 14.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 4563 4664 4682
Median daily rate £400 £400 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £240 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 391 477 441
Median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.44% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.20 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.69
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -0.83%

HTTPS
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing HTTPS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 7 December 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HTTPS within the UK over the 3 months to 7 December 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
England +8 76 £424 -5.83% 98
London +15 43 £450 - 50
Scotland +19 19 £420 +4.15% 1
South East +14 15 £413 -5.71% 8
North East -25 12 £340 - 1
Tyne and Wear -26 12 £340 -
Newcastle upon Tyne -29 12 £340 -
Renfrewshire +4 11 £380 -5.00%
Erskine +4 11 £380 -5.00%
Hampshire +18 6 £320 -37.86% 1
Berkshire +10 5 £407 +16.14% 1
Clydebank -1 4 £495 +17.85%
Glasgow -1 4 £473 +5.00%
West Dunbartonshire -1 4 £495 +17.85%
Surrey - 4 £625 - 4
Yorkshire +11 3 £423 -11.05% 2
City of London -1 3 £300 -20.00% 1
West Yorkshire - 3 £423 - 1
North West +5 2 £350 -11.39% 7
Bradford - 2 £420 -
Manchester - 2 £350 - 3
Bracknell - 2 £450 -
East of England +7 1 - - 7
Essex +6 1 - -
Basingstoke +2 1 - -
Reading +1 1 - -
Hayes +1 1 £365 -39.16%
East Midlands -8 1 £450 +5.88% 4
West Midlands -18 1 £320 -5.25% 9
Shropshire - 1 £320 -

HTTPS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 with a requirement for HTTPS.

1 121 (62.37%) HTTP
2 62 (31.96%) Linux
3 61 (31.44%) SSL
4 56 (28.87%) Windows
5 54 (27.84%) JavaScript
6 48 (24.74%) Agile Software Development
7 43 (22.16%) Java
8 42 (21.65%) Microsoft
9 41 (21.13%) Finance
10 40 (20.62%) XML
11 38 (19.59%) Oracle
11 38 (19.59%) FTP
11 38 (19.59%) Firewall
12 36 (18.56%) Security Cleared
13 34 (17.53%) Web Services
13 34 (17.53%) IBM
14 33 (17.01%) Windows Server
15 32 (16.49%) ITIL
15 32 (16.49%) HTML
16 31 (15.98%) SQL
16 31 (15.98%) CSS
16 31 (15.98%) Shell Script
16 31 (15.98%) REST
17 30 (15.46%) Unix
17 30 (15.46%) IIS
18 29 (14.95%) Middleware
19 28 (14.43%) TCP/IP
19 28 (14.43%) HP
19 28 (14.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
20 27 (13.92%) SC Cleared

HTTPS
Top Related IT Skills 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 30 (15.46%) IIS
2 23 (11.86%) WebSphere
3 20 (10.31%) Apache
4 13 (6.70%) WebLogic
5 12 (6.19%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 9 (4.64%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 9 (4.64%) Skype for Business
7 8 (4.12%) OpenStack
8 7 (3.61%) WebSphere Application Server
9 6 (3.09%) BizTalk Server
9 6 (3.09%) JBoss
9 6 (3.09%) SharePoint
10 5 (2.58%) IBM HTTP Server
10 5 (2.58%) WebSphere Portal
11 4 (2.06%) Confluence
12 3 (1.55%) Drupal
13 2 (1.03%) Tomcat
14 1 (0.52%) Joomla!
14 1 (0.52%) MQSeries
14 1 (0.52%) WebLogic Integration
Applications
1 6 (3.09%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.52%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (3.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (3.09%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.52%) Adobe Campaign
3 1 (0.52%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.52%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 16 (8.25%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (5.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (3.09%) Office 365
3 6 (3.09%) Yammer
4 2 (1.03%) Force.com
5 1 (0.52%) GitHub
5 1 (0.52%) IaaS
5 1 (0.52%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 121 (62.37%) HTTP
2 61 (31.44%) SSL
3 38 (19.59%) Firewall
3 38 (19.59%) FTP
4 28 (14.43%) TCP/IP
5 25 (12.89%) Internet
6 22 (11.34%) LDAP
7 19 (9.79%) DNS
8 16 (8.25%) NAS
9 15 (7.73%) SAN
10 14 (7.22%) SMTP
11 13 (6.70%) iSCSI
12 11 (5.67%) WAN
13 10 (5.15%) Telnet
13 10 (5.15%) VPN
14 9 (4.64%) BGP
14 9 (4.64%) LAN
14 9 (4.64%) OSPF
15 8 (4.12%) MPLS
15 8 (4.12%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (13.92%) SQL Server
2 9 (4.64%) Oracle Database
3 8 (4.12%) Apache Cassandra
4 6 (3.09%) CouchDB
4 6 (3.09%) MongoDB
4 6 (3.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (3.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (2.58%) MySQL
6 4 (2.06%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (1.55%) MarkLogic
7 3 (1.55%) Redis
7 3 (1.55%) SQL Server 2014
7 3 (1.55%) Triplestore
8 1 (0.52%) IBM InfoSphere
8 1 (0.52%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.52%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.52%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (0.52%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.52%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.52%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 12 (6.19%) Jenkins
2 9 (4.64%) Maven
3 8 (4.12%) JIRA
4 7 (3.61%) ClearCase
4 7 (3.61%) MSI
4 7 (3.61%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (3.61%) XMLSpy
5 6 (3.09%) GitLab
6 5 (2.58%) Subversion
7 4 (2.06%) Git (software)
8 3 (1.55%) Eclipse
8 3 (1.55%) Octopus Deploy
8 3 (1.55%) TeamCity
8 3 (1.55%) Vagrant
9 2 (1.03%) Introscope
10 1 (0.52%) Oracle APEX
10 1 (0.52%) Oracle Forms
10 1 (0.52%) Redmine
10 1 (0.52%) Visual Studio
10 1 (0.52%) Zephyr
General
1 41 (21.13%) Finance
2 15 (7.73%) Marketing
3 10 (5.15%) Telecoms
4 9 (4.64%) Manufacturing
4 9 (4.64%) Retail
5 8 (4.12%) Banking
6 7 (3.61%) Electronics
7 3 (1.55%) Investment Banking
7 3 (1.55%) Publishing
8 2 (1.03%) Law
9 1 (0.52%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.52%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 54 (27.84%) Developer
2 21 (10.82%) Architect
3 16 (8.25%) Consultant
4 13 (6.70%) Solutions Architect
5 12 (6.19%) Analyst
5 12 (6.19%) Automation Engineer
6 11 (5.67%) Integration Developer
6 11 (5.67%) Java Developer
6 11 (5.67%) Senior Developer
7 10 (5.15%) Java Architect
7 10 (5.15%) Java Solutions Architect
8 9 (4.64%) Identity Management Specialist
9 7 (3.61%) JavaScript Developer
9 7 (3.61%) Technical Specialist
10 6 (3.09%) CRM Consultant
10 6 (3.09%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
10 6 (3.09%) Microsoft Consultant
10 6 (3.09%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
11 5 (2.58%) Test Leader
11 5 (2.58%) Tivoli Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (20.62%) XML
2 34 (17.53%) Web Services
3 32 (16.49%) HTML
4 31 (15.98%) CSS
4 31 (15.98%) REST
5 29 (14.95%) Middleware
6 25 (12.89%) SOAP
7 23 (11.86%) JSON
8 21 (10.82%) J2EE
9 17 (8.76%) jQuery
10 15 (7.73%) AngularJS
11 13 (6.70%) XSD
12 12 (6.19%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
13 11 (5.67%) .NET
13 11 (5.67%) Spring
14 9 (4.64%) SAML
15 8 (4.12%) XSLT
16 7 (3.61%) COM
16 7 (3.61%) WSDL
16 7 (3.61%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 24 (12.37%) DataPower
2 19 (9.79%) Enterprise Software
3 15 (7.73%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (6.19%) Computer Science
5 9 (4.64%) Wiki
6 4 (2.06%) Data Centre
6 4 (2.06%) User Experience
7 3 (1.55%) Client/Server
7 3 (1.55%) Cryptography
7 3 (1.55%) Embedded Systems
7 3 (1.55%) Public Cloud
7 3 (1.55%) Tandem
8 2 (1.03%) Clustering
8 2 (1.03%) iPad
8 2 (1.03%) iPhone
8 2 (1.03%) Mathematics
8 2 (1.03%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.52%) RIA
9 1 (0.52%) RSA SecurID
9 1 (0.52%) Streaming Media
Operating Systems
1 62 (31.96%) Linux
2 56 (28.87%) Windows
3 33 (17.01%) Windows Server
4 30 (15.46%) Unix
5 28 (14.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (4.12%) Android
6 8 (4.12%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (3.09%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (2.06%) Apple iOS
9 2 (1.03%) CentOS
9 2 (1.03%) Mac OS X
9 2 (1.03%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.52%) AIX
10 1 (0.52%) Debian
10 1 (0.52%) Fedora
10 1 (0.52%) Solaris
10 1 (0.52%) SUSE
10 1 (0.52%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.52%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (24.74%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (16.49%) ITIL
3 26 (13.40%) Identity Access Management
3 26 (13.40%) Software Distribution
4 24 (12.37%) Virtual Environments
5 22 (11.34%) SOA
6 19 (9.79%) Analytics
6 19 (9.79%) Service Design
7 18 (9.28%) Continuous Delivery
7 18 (9.28%) Information Security
8 16 (8.25%) Continuous Integration
9 14 (7.22%) Digital Marketing
9 14 (7.22%) E-Commerce
9 14 (7.22%) SDLC
9 14 (7.22%) TDD
10 13 (6.70%) Business Intelligence
10 13 (6.70%) ITSM
11 12 (6.19%) Waterfall
12 11 (5.67%) B2B
12 11 (5.67%) UML
Programming Languages
1 54 (27.84%) JavaScript
2 43 (22.16%) Java
3 31 (15.98%) Shell Script
3 31 (15.98%) SQL
4 25 (12.89%) Python
5 17 (8.76%) Bash Shell
6 15 (7.73%) PowerShell
7 10 (5.15%) Jython
8 9 (4.64%) C
8 9 (4.64%) C#
8 9 (4.64%) PHP
9 8 (4.12%) Lua
9 8 (4.12%) VB
10 7 (3.61%) ActionScript
10 7 (3.61%) ActionScript 2.0
10 7 (3.61%) C++
11 5 (2.58%) Perl
12 3 (1.55%) Korn
12 3 (1.55%) SPARQL
12 3 (1.55%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 36 (18.56%) Security Cleared
2 27 (13.92%) SC Cleared
3 15 (7.73%) Cisco Certification
3 15 (7.73%) Microsoft Certification
4 13 (6.70%) Degree
4 13 (6.70%) ITIL Certification
5 7 (3.61%) BPSS Clearance
5 7 (3.61%) CCIE
5 7 (3.61%) DV Cleared
6 6 (3.09%) CCNA
6 6 (3.09%) CCNP
7 4 (2.06%) CISSP
8 3 (1.55%) MCSE
9 2 (1.03%) AWS Certification
9 2 (1.03%) JNCIP
9 2 (1.03%) Oracle Certification
9 2 (1.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.52%) CHECK Team Leader
10 1 (0.52%) CREST Certified
10 1 (0.52%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.09%) QA
2 5 (2.58%) Disclosure Scotland
2 5 (2.58%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.55%) PA-DSS
4 1 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.52%) SEPA
4 1 (0.52%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (7.22%) Active Directory
2 13 (6.70%) Microsoft App-V
3 12 (6.19%) Tivoli Directory Server
4 7 (3.61%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (1.55%) Docker
5 3 (1.55%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (1.55%) Xen
6 2 (1.03%) ProxySG
6 2 (1.03%) Terminal Server
6 2 (1.03%) vCloud
6 2 (1.03%) vSphere
6 2 (1.03%) XenApp
7 1 (0.52%) Apache Flume
7 1 (0.52%) Samba
7 1 (0.52%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 22 (11.34%) Puppet
2 21 (10.82%) Tivoli
3 17 (8.76%) SCCM
4 15 (7.73%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 13 (6.70%) HP Operations Orchestration
6 12 (6.19%) Tivoli Identity Manager
7 11 (5.67%) Opscode Chef
8 8 (4.12%) BladeLogic
8 8 (4.12%) SCOrch
9 7 (3.61%) HP Quality Center
9 7 (3.61%) yum
10 4 (2.06%) WSUS
11 3 (1.55%) Nagios
11 3 (1.55%) SCOM
12 2 (1.03%) Ansible
12 2 (1.03%) CA Wily
12 2 (1.03%) vRealize
13 1 (0.52%) Graphite
13 1 (0.52%) Kibana
13 1 (0.52%) logstash
Vendors
1 42 (21.65%) Microsoft
2 38 (19.59%) Oracle
3 34 (17.53%) IBM
4 28 (14.43%) HP
5 24 (12.37%) CA
6 19 (9.79%) Red Hat
7 14 (7.22%) Cisco
8 13 (6.70%) Adobe
8 13 (6.70%) PTC
8 13 (6.70%) SAP
9 12 (6.19%) hybris
10 10 (5.15%) VMware
11 9 (4.64%) BMC
11 9 (4.64%) Salesforce.com
12 8 (4.12%) Dell
12 8 (4.12%) Juniper
13 6 (3.09%) Citrix
13 6 (3.09%) Infor
14 4 (2.06%) CheckPoint
14 4 (2.06%) Splunk
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