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 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
HyperText Transport Protocol, Secure (HTTPS)
UK
Rank 519 517 486
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -31
Contract jobs citing HTTPS 72 101 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.20% 0.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.05% 1.37% 1.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 59 34
Median daily rate £450 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £250 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £582 £600 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £420 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.78% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £15.00 £30.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -50.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £15.00 £30.20
% change year-on-year
- -50.33%

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
6858 7366 7533
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.33% 14.48% 14.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 4166 4299 4257
Median daily rate £400 £398 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% +8.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
- +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 355 368 423
Median hourly rate £28.00 £27.50 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.81% +19.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.07 £13.90 £12.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +25.00%

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 19 January 2017.

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 28 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 19 January 2017. 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 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 +30 68 £450 +4.95% 129
London +16 31 £450 -13.95% 66
South East +19 22 £500 +11.11% 15
Surrey +27 12 £500 +5.26% 5
North West +29 11 £400 +15.94% 2
Manchester - 10 £400 - 2
Guildford - 8 £475 - 2
Berkshire +15 5 £400 +15.94% 2
Hampshire +12 5 - - 3
Scotland +11 4 £500 +25.00%
City of London -10 4 £425 +24.08% 5
Reading +9 3 - - 2
Glasgow -2 2 £500 +122.22%
North East -15 2 £320 -41.81% 2
Tyne and Wear -17 2 £320 -41.81% 1
Newcastle upon Tyne -24 2 £320 -41.81% 1
Bracknell - 2 £400 -
Cheshire +26 1 £425 +11.11%
Basingstoke +14 1 - - 1
East of England +6 1 - - 4
Hayes +1 1 £365 -39.16%
Essex -1 1 - - 1
West Dunbartonshire -4 1 - -
Clydebank -4 1 - -
Westminster - 1 £425 -
Bradford - 1 - -
West Yorkshire - 1 - - 1
Yorkshire - 1 - - 2

HTTPS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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 98 (55.68%) HTTP
2 67 (38.07%) Linux
3 65 (36.93%) SSL
4 61 (34.66%) Java
5 52 (29.55%) XML
6 48 (27.27%) Windows
7 47 (26.70%) Agile Software Development
8 43 (24.43%) JavaScript
9 42 (23.86%) SOAP
10 41 (23.30%) REST
11 39 (22.16%) Microsoft
11 39 (22.16%) Finance
12 38 (21.59%) Web Services
13 35 (19.89%) IBM
13 35 (19.89%) Firewall
14 34 (19.32%) Python
15 33 (18.75%) ITIL
15 33 (18.75%) SQL
16 32 (18.18%) Middleware
17 31 (17.61%) TCP/IP
18 30 (17.05%) FTP
19 29 (16.48%) Shell Script
19 29 (16.48%) Puppet
20 28 (15.91%) WebSphere
20 28 (15.91%) HTML
21 27 (15.34%) SQL Server
21 27 (15.34%) CSS
21 27 (15.34%) HP
22 26 (14.77%) Unix
23 25 (14.20%) Internet

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 28 (15.91%) WebSphere
2 18 (10.23%) Apache
3 17 (9.66%) IIS
4 13 (7.39%) OpenStack
5 12 (6.82%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 9 (5.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 9 (5.11%) Skype for Business
7 7 (3.98%) JBoss
8 6 (3.41%) BizTalk Server
8 6 (3.41%) SharePoint
9 4 (2.27%) Mule
9 4 (2.27%) WebSphere Application Server
10 3 (1.70%) Confluence
11 2 (1.14%) IBM HTTP Server
11 2 (1.14%) nginx
11 2 (1.14%) Tomcat
11 2 (1.14%) WebSphere Portal
12 1 (0.57%) Elasticsearch
12 1 (0.57%) Joomla!
12 1 (0.57%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 6 (3.41%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.57%) MS Office
2 1 (0.57%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (3.41%) Dynamics CRM
1 6 (3.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.57%) Adobe Campaign
2 1 (0.57%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.57%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 23 (13.07%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (6.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (3.41%) Office 365
3 6 (3.41%) Yammer
4 2 (1.14%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (1.14%) Force.com
5 1 (0.57%) GitHub
5 1 (0.57%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.57%) IaaS
5 1 (0.57%) PaaS
5 1 (0.57%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 98 (55.68%) HTTP
2 65 (36.93%) SSL
3 35 (19.89%) Firewall
4 31 (17.61%) TCP/IP
5 30 (17.05%) FTP
6 25 (14.20%) Internet
7 20 (11.36%) DNS
8 15 (8.52%) NAS
8 15 (8.52%) SAN
9 13 (7.39%) iSCSI
10 11 (6.25%) SMTP
10 11 (6.25%) Telnet
11 10 (5.68%) LDAP
12 8 (4.55%) SSH
13 7 (3.98%) BGP
13 7 (3.98%) Kerberos
13 7 (3.98%) MPLS
13 7 (3.98%) OSPF
13 7 (3.98%) Wi-Fi
13 7 (3.98%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (15.34%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.98%) Oracle Database
3 6 (3.41%) CouchDB
3 6 (3.41%) MongoDB
3 6 (3.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (3.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (2.84%) Redis
5 4 (2.27%) MySQL
5 4 (2.27%) SQL Server 2014
6 3 (1.70%) MarkLogic
6 3 (1.70%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (1.70%) SQLite
6 3 (1.70%) Triplestore
7 2 (1.14%) IBM InfoSphere
8 1 (0.57%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (0.57%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.57%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.57%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.57%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 24 (13.64%) Jenkins
2 15 (8.52%) Maven
3 10 (5.68%) Git (software)
3 10 (5.68%) Subversion
4 8 (4.55%) JIRA
4 8 (4.55%) MSI
5 7 (3.98%) ClearCase
5 7 (3.98%) GitLab
5 7 (3.98%) GoCD
5 7 (3.98%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (3.98%) Travis CI
5 7 (3.98%) XMLSpy
6 4 (2.27%) Eclipse
6 4 (2.27%) Octopus Deploy
6 4 (2.27%) TeamCity
7 3 (1.70%) Vagrant
8 2 (1.14%) Introscope
9 1 (0.57%) Fiddler
9 1 (0.57%) JUnit
9 1 (0.57%) Visual Studio
General
1 39 (22.16%) Finance
2 14 (7.95%) Marketing
3 11 (6.25%) Telecoms
4 9 (5.11%) Retail
5 8 (4.55%) Law
6 7 (3.98%) Banking
7 6 (3.41%) Electronics
7 6 (3.41%) Manufacturing
8 3 (1.70%) Investment Banking
8 3 (1.70%) Publishing
9 1 (0.57%) Back Office
9 1 (0.57%) Billing
9 1 (0.57%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.57%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 44 (25.00%) Developer
2 21 (11.93%) Java Developer
3 20 (11.36%) Architect
4 15 (8.52%) Consultant
5 13 (7.39%) Analyst
5 13 (7.39%) Automation Engineer
5 13 (7.39%) Solutions Architect
6 10 (5.68%) DevOps Engineer
6 10 (5.68%) Java Architect
6 10 (5.68%) Java Solutions Architect
7 9 (5.11%) Senior Developer
7 9 (5.11%) Solutions Analyst
8 8 (4.55%) Identity Management Specialist
8 8 (4.55%) Lead Developer
9 7 (3.98%) Linux Developer
9 7 (3.98%) Senior Java Developer
10 6 (3.41%) Cloud Engineer
10 6 (3.41%) CRM Consultant
10 6 (3.41%) Lead Java Developer
10 6 (3.41%) Microsoft Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (29.55%) XML
2 42 (23.86%) SOAP
3 41 (23.30%) REST
4 38 (21.59%) Web Services
5 32 (18.18%) Middleware
6 28 (15.91%) HTML
7 27 (15.34%) CSS
8 17 (9.66%) jQuery
8 17 (9.66%) Spring
9 16 (9.09%) J2EE
10 15 (8.52%) AngularJS
10 15 (8.52%) JSON
11 13 (7.39%) .NET
11 13 (7.39%) XSD
12 10 (5.68%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
13 9 (5.11%) IBM Integration Bus
13 9 (5.11%) JAXB
13 9 (5.11%) WCF
13 9 (5.11%) WebSphere MQ
14 8 (4.55%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 19 (10.80%) Analytical Skills
1 19 (10.80%) DataPower
2 18 (10.23%) Enterprise Software
3 12 (6.82%) Computer Science
4 10 (5.68%) Wiki
5 5 (2.84%) Cryptography
6 4 (2.27%) User Experience
7 3 (1.70%) Client/Server
7 3 (1.70%) Embedded Systems
7 3 (1.70%) Public Cloud
8 2 (1.14%) Clustering
8 2 (1.14%) Cyber Attack
8 2 (1.14%) Digital Media
8 2 (1.14%) Mathematics
8 2 (1.14%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.57%) Cyber Defence
9 1 (0.57%) iPhone
9 1 (0.57%) RSA SecurID
9 1 (0.57%) Security Operations Centre
9 1 (0.57%) Streaming Media
Operating Systems
1 67 (38.07%) Linux
2 48 (27.27%) Windows
3 26 (14.77%) Unix
4 20 (11.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 20 (11.36%) Windows Server
5 8 (4.55%) Android
5 8 (4.55%) CentOS
6 7 (3.98%) Fedora
6 7 (3.98%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (3.41%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (2.84%) Apple iOS
9 3 (1.70%) Windows 10
9 3 (1.70%) Windows 8
9 3 (1.70%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (1.14%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.57%) Debian
11 1 (0.57%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (26.70%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (18.75%) ITIL
3 25 (14.20%) Software Distribution
4 24 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
5 23 (13.07%) Virtual Environments
6 22 (12.50%) SOA
7 19 (10.80%) Continuous Delivery
8 18 (10.23%) DevOps
9 16 (9.09%) Analytics
9 16 (9.09%) Service Design
10 15 (8.52%) TDD
11 14 (7.95%) Information Security
11 14 (7.95%) Multithreading
11 14 (7.95%) SDLC
12 13 (7.39%) Digital Marketing
12 13 (7.39%) E-Commerce
12 13 (7.39%) ITSM
13 12 (6.82%) Business Intelligence
14 11 (6.25%) B2B
14 11 (6.25%) UML
Programming Languages
1 61 (34.66%) Java
2 43 (24.43%) JavaScript
3 34 (19.32%) Python
4 33 (18.75%) SQL
5 29 (16.48%) Shell Script
6 21 (11.93%) Bash Shell
7 17 (9.66%) PowerShell
8 11 (6.25%) C#
9 10 (5.68%) Jython
10 8 (4.55%) PHP
10 8 (4.55%) Ruby
11 7 (3.98%) C++
12 6 (3.41%) C
13 5 (2.84%) ActionScript
13 5 (2.84%) ActionScript 2.0
14 4 (2.27%) Perl
15 3 (1.70%) Korn
15 3 (1.70%) SPARQL
15 3 (1.70%) XPath
15 3 (1.70%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 25 (14.20%) Security Cleared
2 24 (13.64%) SC Cleared
3 15 (8.52%) Microsoft Certification
4 14 (7.95%) Degree
5 12 (6.82%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (6.82%) ITIL Certification
6 7 (3.98%) DV Cleared
7 6 (3.41%) CCNA
8 4 (2.27%) CCIE
8 4 (2.27%) CCNP
8 4 (2.27%) CISSP
8 4 (2.27%) MCSE
9 2 (1.14%) AWS Certification
9 2 (1.14%) CISM
9 2 (1.14%) JNCIP
9 2 (1.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.57%) CCVP
10 1 (0.57%) JNCIE
10 1 (0.57%) MOS
10 1 (0.57%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.55%) PCI DSS
2 6 (3.41%) PA-DSS
3 5 (2.84%) QA
4 1 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.57%) SEPA
System Software
1 15 (8.52%) Active Directory
2 12 (6.82%) Microsoft App-V
3 10 (5.68%) Tivoli Directory Server
4 6 (3.41%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (1.70%) Docker
5 3 (1.70%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (1.14%) Apache Flume
6 2 (1.14%) ProxySG
6 2 (1.14%) Terminal Server
6 2 (1.14%) vCloud
6 2 (1.14%) vSphere
6 2 (1.14%) Xen
6 2 (1.14%) XenApp
7 1 (0.57%) Snort
7 1 (0.57%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 29 (16.48%) Puppet
2 19 (10.80%) Opscode Chef
3 16 (9.09%) SCCM
4 14 (7.95%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 13 (7.39%) HP Operations Orchestration
6 10 (5.68%) Tivoli
6 10 (5.68%) Tivoli Identity Manager
7 9 (5.11%) Ansible
8 8 (4.55%) BladeLogic
8 8 (4.55%) Nagios
8 8 (4.55%) SCOrch
8 8 (4.55%) yum
9 7 (3.98%) Ganglia
9 7 (3.98%) Graphite
9 7 (3.98%) HP Quality Center
9 7 (3.98%) Kibana
9 7 (3.98%) Riemann
10 4 (2.27%) WSUS
11 3 (1.70%) SCOM
12 2 (1.14%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 39 (22.16%) Microsoft
2 35 (19.89%) IBM
3 27 (15.34%) HP
4 24 (13.64%) Oracle
5 22 (12.50%) CA
5 22 (12.50%) Red Hat
6 15 (8.52%) VMware
7 13 (7.39%) Adobe
7 13 (7.39%) Cisco
8 12 (6.82%) hybris
8 12 (6.82%) SAP
9 9 (5.11%) BMC
9 9 (5.11%) Salesforce.com
10 8 (4.55%) Dell
11 6 (3.41%) Citrix
11 6 (3.41%) Infor
11 6 (3.41%) Juniper
11 6 (3.41%) Splunk
12 5 (2.84%) MuleSoft
13 4 (2.27%) Symantec
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