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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HyperText Transport Protocol, Secure (HTTPS)
Rank 477 505 472
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -33
Contract jobs citing HTTPS 100 53 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.11% 0.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.34% 0.82% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 26 52
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£350 £433 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.07% +8.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £336 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £506 £510 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £423 £363
% change year-on-year
-17.15% +16.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Average hourly rate £34.05 - £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.05 - £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
7437 6447 7160
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.63% 13.24% 15.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 4181 3434 3423
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 404 383 640
Average hourly rate £23.75 £18.38 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.25% -14.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £41.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -11.11%

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 27 January 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 27 January 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 +15 87 £350 -19.07% 34
London +5 29 £353 -20.78% 13
South East -22 17 £400 -11.11% 2
City of London +27 13 £355 -17.44% 2
Scotland +5 13 £450 - 1
North West -10 9 £350 -16.66% 2
Hampshire -17 9 £550 -
West Midlands - 8 £360 - 4
Cheshire +8 7 £350 +3.70%
East Midlands - 7 £350 - 4
East of England -2 6 £363 - 5
Yorkshire - 6 - -
Leeds - 5 - -
West Yorkshire - 5 - -
Berkshire 0 4 £250 -43.97% 2
Nottinghamshire - 4 - - 3
Nottingham - 3 - - 1
Surrey -3 2 - -
North East - 2 - -
South West - 2 - - 3
Manchester - 2 £350 - 1
Bristol - 2 - - 2
Basingstoke +2 1 - -
Hertfordshire +1 1 - -
Birmingham - 1 - - 3
Coventry - 1 - -
Edinburgh - - - -
Exeter - - - -
Gatwick - - - -
Hinckley - - - -

HTTPS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 January 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.

1 119 (55.61%) HTTP
2 76 (35.51%) Windows
3 71 (33.18%) HTML
4 70 (32.71%) JavaScript
4 70 (32.71%) Oracle
5 60 (28.04%) SSL
6 55 (25.70%) Linux
6 55 (25.70%) Finance
7 52 (24.30%) TCP/IP
8 49 (22.90%) Firewall
9 45 (21.03%) DNS
9 45 (21.03%) Agile Software Development
10 44 (20.56%) XML
11 38 (17.76%) UNIX
11 38 (17.76%) CSS
12 37 (17.29%) HTML5
13 35 (16.36%) Java
14 33 (15.42%) SOA
14 33 (15.42%) Bash Shell
15 32 (14.95%) .NET
15 32 (14.95%) Web Services
15 32 (14.95%) Middleware
15 32 (14.95%) Analytical Skills
16 31 (14.49%) JDBC
16 31 (14.49%) VPN
17 29 (13.55%) SQL
17 29 (13.55%) JMS
17 29 (13.55%) JSON
18 28 (13.08%) Remedy
19 27 (12.62%) Validation

HTTPS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 25 (11.68%) WebLogic
2 20 (9.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 19 (8.88%) Oracle Service Bus
4 18 (8.41%) Apache
5 16 (7.48%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 15 (7.01%) IIS
7 14 (6.54%) WebLogic Portal
8 9 (4.21%) WebSphere
9 7 (3.27%) Tomcat
10 5 (2.34%) NetWeaver
10 5 (2.34%) SharePoint
11 4 (1.87%) Oracle Workflow
12 3 (1.40%) MS Exchange
13 2 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2010
13 2 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2013
13 2 (0.93%) CMS
14 1 (0.47%) Elasticsearch
14 1 (0.47%) Node.js
Applications
1 12 (5.61%) MS Visio
2 11 (5.14%) MS Office
3 10 (4.67%) MS Excel
4 9 (4.21%) Doxygen
5 3 (1.40%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.47%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 22 (10.28%) Oracle EBS
2 19 (8.88%) Documaker
3 15 (7.01%) Oracle BPM
4 8 (3.74%) Oracle FAH
5 1 (0.47%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.47%) Remedy AR System
5 1 (0.47%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.27%) Force.com
2 1 (0.47%) OpenShift
2 1 (0.47%) Route 53
2 1 (0.47%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.47%) Amazon S3
2 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.47%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 119 (55.61%) HTTP
2 60 (28.04%) SSL
3 52 (24.30%) TCP/IP
4 49 (22.90%) Firewall
5 45 (21.03%) DNS
6 31 (14.49%) VPN
7 27 (12.62%) FTP
8 19 (8.88%) SSH
9 18 (8.41%) IPsec
10 17 (7.94%) Internet
11 16 (7.48%) Intrusion Detection
12 15 (7.01%) DMZ
13 14 (6.54%) HSRP
13 14 (6.54%) Wireshark
13 14 (6.54%) VLAN
13 14 (6.54%) SMTP
14 11 (5.14%) DMVPN
15 10 (4.67%) WAN
16 9 (4.21%) BGP
16 9 (4.21%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (9.35%) Oracle ODI
1 20 (9.35%) Oracle BI EE
2 17 (7.94%) SQL Server
2 17 (7.94%) Oracle Database
3 16 (7.48%) Oracle Database 11g
4 14 (6.54%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 10 (4.67%) Relational Database
5 10 (4.67%) MySQL
5 10 (4.67%) RDBMS
6 9 (4.21%) Oracle Reports
7 5 (2.34%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (2.34%) Ingres
7 5 (2.34%) DB2
7 5 (2.34%) JasperReports
8 3 (1.40%) Crystal Enterprise
8 3 (1.40%) MS Access
9 1 (0.47%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (0.47%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 25 (11.68%) JIRA
2 15 (7.01%) Selenium
3 11 (5.14%) Xcode
4 8 (3.74%) Git (software)
4 8 (3.74%) Jasmine
4 8 (3.74%) SpecFlow
5 7 (3.27%) Jenkins
5 7 (3.27%) Cucumber
5 7 (3.27%) WebDriver
6 6 (2.80%) JUnit
7 5 (2.34%) Fiddler
7 5 (2.34%) PHPUnit
8 4 (1.87%) NUnit
8 4 (1.87%) Eclipse
9 3 (1.40%) Ant
9 3 (1.40%) Visual Studio
9 3 (1.40%) Maven
9 3 (1.40%) GCC
10 2 (0.93%) Subversion
11 1 (0.47%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 55 (25.70%) Finance
2 22 (10.28%) Billing
3 16 (7.48%) Banking
4 12 (5.61%) Retail
5 8 (3.74%) Financial Institution
6 7 (3.27%) Automotive
7 5 (2.34%) Telecoms
8 4 (1.87%) Military
9 3 (1.40%) Marketing
9 3 (1.40%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.93%) Back Office
10 2 (0.93%) Electronics
10 2 (0.93%) Publishing
11 1 (0.47%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.47%) Front Office
11 1 (0.47%) Local Government
11 1 (0.47%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 62 (28.97%) Developer
2 26 (12.15%) Analyst
3 24 (11.21%) Consultant
4 20 (9.35%) Architect
5 14 (6.54%) Network Support
6 13 (6.07%) Java Developer
7 12 (5.61%) Front-End Developer
8 10 (4.67%) iOS Developer
8 10 (4.67%) Administrator
8 10 (4.67%) Senior Consultant
8 10 (4.67%) Oracle Consultant
9 9 (4.21%) Business Analyst
10 8 (3.74%) Test Analyst
11 7 (3.27%) JavaScript Developer
11 7 (3.27%) Salesforce.com Architect
12 6 (2.80%) Systems Engineer
12 6 (2.80%) Solutions Architect
13 5 (2.34%) Systems Administrator
13 5 (2.34%) Applications Support
13 5 (2.34%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (33.18%) HTML
2 44 (20.56%) XML
3 38 (17.76%) CSS
4 37 (17.29%) HTML5
5 32 (14.95%) .NET
5 32 (14.95%) Web Services
5 32 (14.95%) Middleware
6 31 (14.49%) JDBC
7 29 (13.55%) JMS
7 29 (13.55%) JSON
8 25 (11.68%) CSS3
9 22 (10.28%) Oracle Fusion
9 22 (10.28%) jQuery
9 22 (10.28%) JSP
10 21 (9.81%) AngularJS
11 20 (9.35%) KnockoutJS
11 20 (9.35%) WebCenter
12 19 (8.88%) Backbone.js
13 17 (7.94%) ASP.NET
14 16 (7.48%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 32 (14.95%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (6.54%) PKI
2 14 (6.54%) User Experience
3 12 (5.61%) Open Source
3 12 (5.61%) Clustering
4 8 (3.74%) Visualisation
4 8 (3.74%) Hedge funds
4 8 (3.74%) Mobile App
5 7 (3.27%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (2.80%) Video on Demand
7 5 (2.34%) N-Tier
8 4 (1.87%) EFT
9 3 (1.40%) GIS
9 3 (1.40%) Copywriting
9 3 (1.40%) Data Integration
9 3 (1.40%) Telematics
10 2 (0.93%) Computer Science
11 1 (0.47%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.47%) Smartcard
11 1 (0.47%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 76 (35.51%) Windows
2 55 (25.70%) Linux
3 38 (17.76%) UNIX
4 23 (10.75%) Windows Server 2008
5 19 (8.88%) Windows Server 2003
6 18 (8.41%) Apple iOS
7 17 (7.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 16 (7.48%) Windows XP
9 15 (7.01%) Android
10 13 (6.07%) Windows 2000
11 9 (4.21%) Windows Server 2012
12 7 (3.27%) VMS
13 5 (2.34%) Windows Phone
14 4 (1.87%) Mac OS X
15 3 (1.40%) Solaris
16 1 (0.47%) Debian
16 1 (0.47%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (21.03%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (15.42%) SOA
3 27 (12.62%) Validation
4 22 (10.28%) Scrum
5 20 (9.35%) Responsive Web Design
5 20 (9.35%) Migration
5 20 (9.35%) Web Design
6 19 (8.88%) Test Scripting
6 19 (8.88%) Revenue Management
7 18 (8.41%) Software Testing
7 18 (8.41%) Business Intelligence
7 18 (8.41%) Workflow
8 14 (6.54%) Network Monitoring
8 14 (6.54%) Content Management
9 13 (6.07%) iOS Development
10 12 (5.61%) OO
10 12 (5.61%) CRM
11 11 (5.14%) Change Management
11 11 (5.14%) BDD
11 11 (5.14%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 70 (32.71%) JavaScript
2 35 (16.36%) Java
3 33 (15.42%) Bash Shell
4 29 (13.55%) SQL
5 17 (7.94%) Jython
5 17 (7.94%) Python
5 17 (7.94%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
6 16 (7.48%) Korn
7 15 (7.01%) C
8 14 (6.54%) C#
8 14 (6.54%) Shell Script
9 13 (6.07%) Objective-C
9 13 (6.07%) C++
10 11 (5.14%) PowerShell
11 10 (4.67%) Perl
11 10 (4.67%) PHP
12 9 (4.21%) AWK
12 9 (4.21%) XPath
12 9 (4.21%) sed
13 4 (1.87%) ActionScript 2.0
Qualifications
1 19 (8.88%) Security Cleared
2 15 (7.01%) DV Cleared
3 13 (6.07%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 13 (6.07%) ISTQB
3 13 (6.07%) SC Cleared
4 6 (2.80%) Degree
4 6 (2.80%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (2.80%) CCNP
5 5 (2.34%) CCNA
5 5 (2.34%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (2.34%) MCSE
6 4 (1.87%) MCP
7 1 (0.47%) CCDP
7 1 (0.47%) CISSP
7 1 (0.47%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (8.88%) Data Quality
2 5 (2.34%) QA
3 4 (1.87%) SLA
4 1 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 25 (11.68%) Active Directory
2 16 (7.48%) Oracle RAC
3 12 (5.61%) Nmap
4 9 (4.21%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (3.27%) NFS
5 7 (3.27%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 5 (2.34%) Forefront TMG
7 2 (0.93%) ProxySG
7 2 (0.93%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 18 (8.41%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 15 (7.01%) Oracle Identity Management
3 13 (6.07%) HP Quality Center
4 12 (5.61%) Nessus
5 7 (3.27%) Puppet
6 4 (1.87%) SCCM
7 3 (1.40%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 2 (0.93%) FortiGate
9 1 (0.47%) Nagios
9 1 (0.47%) CA SiteMinder
9 1 (0.47%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (0.47%) Ansible
9 1 (0.47%) Graphite
Vendors
1 70 (32.71%) Oracle
2 28 (13.08%) Remedy
3 25 (11.68%) Microsoft
4 15 (7.01%) Red Hat
5 14 (6.54%) HP
6 12 (5.61%) Siebel
7 11 (5.14%) VMware
8 10 (4.67%) Sybase
9 9 (4.21%) Blue Coat
10 7 (3.27%) Salesforce.com
10 7 (3.27%) Cisco
10 7 (3.27%) F5
11 6 (2.80%) ServiceNow
11 6 (2.80%) Sun
11 6 (2.80%) Charles River
12 5 (2.34%) Software AG
12 5 (2.34%) Intel
12 5 (2.34%) SAP
13 4 (1.87%) Xamarin
14 3 (1.40%) Clearswift
London
Coal IT Services
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Scotland
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £600 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £60000 - £80000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £600 - £800 per annum + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Burnley
Computer Futures
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
Manchester
Venturi
Rate: £325 - £375 per day
Posted: 21 days ago