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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HyperText Transport Protocol, Secure (HTTPS)
Rank 541 512 472
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -40
Contract jobs citing HTTPS 66 70 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.13% 0.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.83% 1.01% 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 32 52
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£400 £325 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -27.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £278 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £521 £423 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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
7948 6904 6873
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.67% 13.12% 14.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 4423 3766 3378
Average daily rate £350 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 449 383 558
Average hourly rate £26.00 £20.00 £22.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -10.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.50 £43.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £19.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+36.84% -13.63%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 -35 59 £400 +23.07% 58
London -3 21 £520 +46.47% 17
South East -30 16 £256 -21.15% 19
City of London +12 8 £520 +48.57% 1
South West +13 7 £400 +28.51% 5
Devon +2 6 £400 +29.03%
Exeter -1 6 £400 +29.03%
Buckinghamshire +2 5 £425 - 1
East Midlands -7 5 £400 - 1
Northamptonshire +4 4 £400 -
Northampton +1 4 £400 -
Hampshire -21 4 £245 -24.61% 1
Glasgow - 4 £450 -
Scotland - 4 £450 -
Milton Keynes +1 3 £375 -
Berkshire -8 3 - - 5
Farnborough - 3 £240 -
Surrey - 3 - - 1
North West - 3 £400 - 4
West Midlands - 3 £338 - 1
Manchester - 2 - - 2
East of England +3 1 - - 10
Nottingham -7 1 - -
Nottinghamshire -9 1 - -
West Sussex - 1 £50 - 1
Worcestershire - 1 £288 -
Wolverhampton - 1 - -
Essex - 1 - - 9
Malvern - 1 £288 -
Gatwick - 1 £50 -

HTTPS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 85 (53.13%) HTTP
2 45 (28.13%) TCP/IP
3 43 (26.88%) Java
3 43 (26.88%) Oracle
4 39 (24.38%) Windows
4 39 (24.38%) Finance
5 38 (23.75%) SSL
6 37 (23.13%) Firewall
7 34 (21.25%) Web Services
8 33 (20.63%) HTML
9 31 (19.38%) DNS
9 31 (19.38%) REST
10 30 (18.75%) .NET
10 30 (18.75%) XML
11 29 (18.13%) JSON
12 28 (17.50%) JavaScript
13 26 (16.25%) Agile Software Development
14 25 (15.63%) Linux
14 25 (15.63%) SOA
15 24 (15.00%) SQL
16 23 (14.38%) SOAP
17 22 (13.75%) FTP
17 22 (13.75%) Internet
18 21 (13.13%) Microsoft
19 20 (12.50%) SMTP
19 20 (12.50%) JMS
20 19 (11.88%) CSS
21 18 (11.25%) UNIX
21 18 (11.25%) Retail
22 17 (10.63%) WebSphere

HTTPS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 17 (10.63%) WebSphere
2 10 (6.25%) Apache
2 10 (6.25%) NetWeaver
3 9 (5.63%) Tomcat
3 9 (5.63%) IIS
4 8 (5.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 8 (5.00%) WebLogic
4 8 (5.00%) Oracle Service Bus
5 4 (2.50%) WebSphere Application Server
5 4 (2.50%) Apache Solr
6 3 (1.88%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (1.88%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (1.25%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 2 (1.25%) MQSeries
7 2 (1.25%) WebLogic Portal
7 2 (1.25%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 2 (1.25%) SAP Portal
8 1 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.63%) Jetty
Applications
1 8 (5.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.13%) MS Office
3 3 (1.88%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.63%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (3.75%) Documaker
2 3 (1.88%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (1.88%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (1.25%) SAP R/3
3 2 (1.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.63%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.63%) Remedy AR System
4 1 (0.63%) SAP GRC
4 1 (0.63%) SAP xRPM
4 1 (0.63%) SAP EWM
4 1 (0.63%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.25%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.63%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.63%) GitHub
3 1 (0.63%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 85 (53.13%) HTTP
2 45 (28.13%) TCP/IP
3 38 (23.75%) SSL
4 37 (23.13%) Firewall
5 31 (19.38%) DNS
6 22 (13.75%) FTP
6 22 (13.75%) Internet
7 20 (12.50%) SMTP
8 11 (6.88%) SSH
9 9 (5.63%) BIG-IP
9 9 (5.63%) DMZ
10 8 (5.00%) VPN
10 8 (5.00%) Network Security
11 7 (4.38%) Wireshark
12 5 (3.13%) 4G
12 5 (3.13%) IPsec
12 5 (3.13%) 3G
12 5 (3.13%) LAN
12 5 (3.13%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 4 (2.50%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (10.63%) SQL Server
2 12 (7.50%) MongoDB
3 10 (6.25%) Relational Database
3 10 (6.25%) MySQL
4 9 (5.63%) DB2
4 9 (5.63%) Oracle Database
5 8 (5.00%) Oracle ODI
5 8 (5.00%) Oracle BI EE
6 6 (3.75%) RDBMS
6 6 (3.75%) NoSQL
7 4 (2.50%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (2.50%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (1.88%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (1.88%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (1.25%) InfluxDB
9 2 (1.25%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 2 (1.25%) OLTP
9 2 (1.25%) Redis
9 2 (1.25%) CouchDB
9 2 (1.25%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 8 (5.00%) Selenium
2 7 (4.38%) JIRA
2 7 (4.38%) JUnit
2 7 (4.38%) Jenkins
3 6 (3.75%) Fiddler
3 6 (3.75%) Maven
4 5 (3.13%) Cucumber
4 5 (3.13%) SpecFlow
5 4 (2.50%) Introscope
5 4 (2.50%) Xcode
5 4 (2.50%) WebDriver
5 4 (2.50%) Git (software)
6 3 (1.88%) Visual Studio
6 3 (1.88%) CANoe
7 2 (1.25%) LoadRunner
7 2 (1.25%) Eclipse
7 2 (1.25%) SoapUI
7 2 (1.25%) NUnit
8 1 (0.63%) Subversion
8 1 (0.63%) WebLOAD
General
1 39 (24.38%) Finance
2 18 (11.25%) Retail
3 10 (6.25%) Banking
4 9 (5.63%) Billing
5 8 (5.00%) Automotive
5 8 (5.00%) Marketing
6 7 (4.38%) Telecoms
7 5 (3.13%) Investment Banking
7 5 (3.13%) Manufacturing
7 5 (3.13%) Publishing
8 4 (2.50%) Electronics
9 3 (1.88%) Legal
9 3 (1.88%) Military
10 2 (1.25%) Games
11 1 (0.63%) Local Government
11 1 (0.63%) Private Banking
11 1 (0.63%) Back Office
11 1 (0.63%) Law
11 1 (0.63%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.63%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 46 (28.75%) Developer
2 20 (12.50%) Analyst
3 17 (10.63%) Architect
4 13 (8.13%) Consultant
4 13 (8.13%) Java Developer
5 8 (5.00%) Business Analyst
5 8 (5.00%) Administrator
5 8 (5.00%) Front-End Developer
6 7 (4.38%) Test Analyst
7 6 (3.75%) Linux Administrator
7 6 (3.75%) Linux Engineer
8 5 (3.13%) Integration Architect
8 5 (3.13%) Solutions Architect
8 5 (3.13%) DevOps Engineer
9 4 (2.50%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 4 (2.50%) Network Engineer
9 4 (2.50%) Team Leader
9 4 (2.50%) SAP Consultant
9 4 (2.50%) Oracle Team Leader
10 3 (1.88%) Marketing Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (21.25%) Web Services
2 33 (20.63%) HTML
3 31 (19.38%) REST
4 30 (18.75%) .NET
4 30 (18.75%) XML
5 29 (18.13%) JSON
6 23 (14.38%) SOAP
7 20 (12.50%) JMS
8 19 (11.88%) CSS
9 16 (10.00%) Middleware
10 14 (8.75%) HTML5
11 13 (8.13%) JDBC
12 12 (7.50%) WebSphere MQ
12 12 (7.50%) Spring
12 12 (7.50%) jQuery
13 10 (6.25%) AngularJS
13 10 (6.25%) J2EE
13 10 (6.25%) JSP
13 10 (6.25%) WebCenter
13 10 (6.25%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 13 (8.13%) Open Source
1 13 (8.13%) Clustering
2 11 (6.88%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (5.00%) PKI
4 6 (3.75%) Mobile App
5 5 (3.13%) Video on Demand
5 5 (3.13%) Client/Server
5 5 (3.13%) BYOD
6 4 (2.50%) Replication
7 3 (1.88%) SCADA
7 3 (1.88%) DataPower
7 3 (1.88%) Telematics
7 3 (1.88%) iPad
7 3 (1.88%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.25%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 2 (1.25%) Private Cloud
8 2 (1.25%) NHS
8 2 (1.25%) DTV
8 2 (1.25%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.25%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 39 (24.38%) Windows
2 25 (15.63%) Linux
3 18 (11.25%) UNIX
4 11 (6.88%) Apple iOS
5 8 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (3.75%) Android
7 5 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (3.13%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (3.13%) Windows Phone
8 4 (2.50%) Mac OS X
8 4 (2.50%) CentOS
9 3 (1.88%) Debian
9 3 (1.88%) Windows XP
9 3 (1.88%) Windows 2000
10 2 (1.25%) Amazon Linux
10 2 (1.25%) Windows 8
10 2 (1.25%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (1.25%) Solaris
10 2 (1.25%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.63%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (16.25%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (15.63%) SOA
3 12 (7.50%) Business Intelligence
3 12 (7.50%) Configuration Management
4 10 (6.25%) Load Balancing
5 9 (5.63%) CRM
5 9 (5.63%) E-Commerce
6 7 (4.38%) Performance Testing
6 7 (4.38%) Scrum
6 7 (4.38%) Validation
6 7 (4.38%) Workflow
6 7 (4.38%) Web Design
6 7 (4.38%) Project Management
6 7 (4.38%) OO
6 7 (4.38%) Responsive Web Design
6 7 (4.38%) DevOps
7 6 (3.75%) iOS Development
7 6 (3.75%) Performance Tuning
7 6 (3.75%) OOP
7 6 (3.75%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 43 (26.88%) Java
2 28 (17.50%) JavaScript
3 24 (15.00%) SQL
4 13 (8.13%) Python
5 12 (7.50%) C
5 12 (7.50%) C#
5 12 (7.50%) Bash Shell
6 11 (6.88%) PHP
7 8 (5.00%) C++
8 7 (4.38%) Shell Script
9 6 (3.75%) Jython
9 6 (3.75%) Objective-C
10 5 (3.13%) PowerShell
10 5 (3.13%) Perl
11 4 (2.50%) ActionScript
11 4 (2.50%) PL/SQL
11 4 (2.50%) ActionScript 2.0
12 3 (1.88%) Ruby
12 3 (1.88%) Korn
12 3 (1.88%) XPath
Qualifications
1 12 (7.50%) Degree
2 9 (5.63%) Security Cleared
3 8 (5.00%) CISSP
3 8 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (4.38%) DV Cleared
4 7 (4.38%) CCNP
5 5 (3.13%) CCNA
6 4 (2.50%) RHCE
6 4 (2.50%) SC Cleared
7 3 (1.88%) CISM
7 3 (1.88%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (1.88%) MCSE
8 2 (1.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (1.25%) CCSA
8 2 (1.25%) CCSE
8 2 (1.25%) ISTQB
8 2 (1.25%) CISMP
9 1 (0.63%) MCITP
9 1 (0.63%) BC Cleared
9 1 (0.63%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.00%) Data Quality
1 8 (5.00%) QA
2 4 (2.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.25%) SLA
4 1 (0.63%) HL7
System Software
1 8 (5.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (3.75%) Hyper-V
2 6 (3.75%) Oracle RAC
3 4 (2.50%) SpamAssassin
3 4 (2.50%) Forefront TMG
3 4 (2.50%) Postfix
4 3 (1.88%) qmail
5 2 (1.25%) BitLocker
5 2 (1.25%) Varnish
5 2 (1.25%) ProxySG
6 1 (0.63%) XenApp
6 1 (0.63%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.63%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 10 (6.25%) Puppet
2 7 (4.38%) AirWatch
3 6 (3.75%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 5 (3.13%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (3.13%) Ansible
4 5 (3.13%) SELinux
5 4 (2.50%) Nagios
5 4 (2.50%) CA Single Sign-On
5 4 (2.50%) CA Wily
6 3 (1.88%) Nessus
6 3 (1.88%) Nmap
6 3 (1.88%) SCCM
6 3 (1.88%) HP Quality Center
6 3 (1.88%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 3 (1.88%) Tivoli
6 3 (1.88%) Tivoli Identity Manager
7 2 (1.25%) Vagrant
7 2 (1.25%) Kibana
7 2 (1.25%) logstash
7 2 (1.25%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 43 (26.88%) Oracle
2 21 (13.13%) Microsoft
3 17 (10.63%) SAP
4 12 (7.50%) IBM
4 12 (7.50%) Remedy
5 9 (5.63%) F5
6 8 (5.00%) Software AG
7 7 (4.38%) Cisco
7 7 (4.38%) Intel
7 7 (4.38%) CA
7 7 (4.38%) Red Hat
8 6 (3.75%) Sybase
9 5 (3.13%) Blue Coat
9 5 (3.13%) CheckPoint
10 4 (2.50%) WorldPay
10 4 (2.50%) Xamarin
10 4 (2.50%) Citrix
10 4 (2.50%) HP
10 4 (2.50%) VMware
10 4 (2.50%) hybris
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