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 20 November 2014 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
20 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HyperText Transport Protocol, Secure (HTTPS)
Rank 482 506 505
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -1
Contract jobs citing HTTPS 115 65 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.13% 0.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.42% 0.95% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 39 33
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£425 £460 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.60% +25.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £315 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £614 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £428 £368
% change year-on-year
-12.28% +16.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Average hourly rate £12.00 £37.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-67.56% -12.94%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.00 £37.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-67.56% -12.94%

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
8126 6870 8015
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.24% 13.42% 15.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 4647 3771 3839
Average daily rate £363 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.88% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 438 467 605
Average hourly rate £22.50 £20.50 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.75% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.69 £22.25 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +5.95%

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 20 November 2014.

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 20 November 2014. 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 +11 98 £425 -7.60% 33
London +12 49 £425 -10.52% 9
South East -6 25 £300 -36.17% 4
Scotland - 15 £413 -
Glasgow - 14 £413 -
Hampshire -12 12 - - 1
Berkshire +12 10 £300 -32.77% 3
City of London +18 9 £425 -7.60% 3
East Midlands - 6 £400 - 1
Cheshire +7 5 £338 - 3
North West -3 5 £338 - 5
South West -23 4 £375 -15.73% 5
Dorset - 4 £375 -
Poole - 4 £375 -
Reading +16 3 - - 2
Yorkshire -6 3 - - 1
West Yorkshire -8 3 - -
Basingstoke - 3 - -
East of England -18 2 - - 4
West Midlands - 2 £338 - 4
North East - 2 - -
Leeds - 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
Cambridgeshire - - - - 1
Cornwall - - - -
Devon - - - -
Royston - - - -
Runcorn - - - -
Swindon - - - -
Watford - - - - 1

HTTPS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 November 2014, 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.

1 135 (61.09%) HTTP
2 94 (42.53%) Windows
3 90 (40.72%) Oracle
4 87 (39.37%) HTML
5 77 (34.84%) JavaScript
5 77 (34.84%) Linux
6 71 (32.13%) SSL
7 65 (29.41%) TCP/IP
7 65 (29.41%) UNIX
8 61 (27.60%) DNS
9 52 (23.53%) Finance
10 51 (23.08%) XML
11 47 (21.27%) Firewall
12 42 (19.00%) Web Services
13 41 (18.55%) FTP
14 40 (18.10%) Analytical Skills
15 38 (17.19%) .NET
16 37 (16.74%) Java
16 37 (16.74%) CSS
16 37 (16.74%) SOA
16 37 (16.74%) Agile Software Development
17 36 (16.29%) JSON
17 36 (16.29%) Bash Shell
18 35 (15.84%) HTML5
18 35 (15.84%) JIRA
19 34 (15.38%) VPN
19 34 (15.38%) JDBC
20 33 (14.93%) JMS
21 32 (14.48%) ASP.NET
21 32 (14.48%) Oracle EBS

HTTPS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 November 2014, 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 29 (13.12%) WebLogic
2 23 (10.41%) IIS
3 22 (9.95%) Apache
3 22 (9.95%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 22 (9.95%) Oracle Service Bus
4 21 (9.50%) WebLogic Portal
4 21 (9.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 16 (7.24%) WebSphere
6 7 (3.17%) NetWeaver
6 7 (3.17%) Tomcat
7 6 (2.71%) SharePoint
8 5 (2.26%) Oracle Workflow
9 3 (1.36%) Confluence
9 3 (1.36%) MS Exchange
10 2 (0.90%) CMS
10 2 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2010
10 2 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2013
11 1 (0.45%) WebSphere Application Server
11 1 (0.45%) IBM HTTP Server
11 1 (0.45%) Liferay
Applications
1 17 (7.69%) MS Office
2 13 (5.88%) MS Visio
3 11 (4.98%) Doxygen
3 11 (4.98%) MS Excel
4 7 (3.17%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.45%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 32 (14.48%) Oracle EBS
2 23 (10.41%) Oracle BPM
3 22 (9.95%) Documaker
4 13 (5.88%) Oracle FAH
5 1 (0.45%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.45%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.17%) Force.com
2 1 (0.45%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.45%) Amazon S3
2 1 (0.45%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.45%) SaaS
2 1 (0.45%) PaaS
2 1 (0.45%) Route 53
2 1 (0.45%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 135 (61.09%) HTTP
2 71 (32.13%) SSL
3 65 (29.41%) TCP/IP
4 61 (27.60%) DNS
5 47 (21.27%) Firewall
6 41 (18.55%) FTP
7 34 (15.38%) VPN
8 21 (9.50%) IPsec
9 20 (9.05%) Internet
10 19 (8.60%) SSH
10 19 (8.60%) Intrusion Detection
11 18 (8.14%) VLAN
11 18 (8.14%) HSRP
12 17 (7.69%) NAS
12 17 (7.69%) DMZ
13 16 (7.24%) WAN
14 15 (6.79%) Wireshark
15 14 (6.33%) DMVPN
16 13 (5.88%) OSPF
16 13 (5.88%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (12.67%) Oracle Database
2 24 (10.86%) Oracle BI EE
2 24 (10.86%) Oracle ODI
3 23 (10.41%) Oracle Database 11g
4 21 (9.50%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 17 (7.69%) SQL Server
6 13 (5.88%) MySQL
7 10 (4.52%) Relational Database
7 10 (4.52%) RDBMS
8 9 (4.07%) Oracle Reports
9 5 (2.26%) Ingres
9 5 (2.26%) JasperReports
10 3 (1.36%) PostgreSQL
10 3 (1.36%) Crystal Enterprise
10 3 (1.36%) MS Access
11 2 (0.90%) Oracle Database 10g
12 1 (0.45%) DB2
12 1 (0.45%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 35 (15.84%) JIRA
2 16 (7.24%) Xcode
3 12 (5.43%) Selenium
4 10 (4.52%) Git (software)
5 8 (3.62%) QuickTest Pro
5 8 (3.62%) LoadRunner
5 8 (3.62%) Jasmine
6 7 (3.17%) Jenkins
6 7 (3.17%) JUnit
7 5 (2.26%) Maven
7 5 (2.26%) PHPUnit
8 3 (1.36%) GCC
8 3 (1.36%) SpecFlow
8 3 (1.36%) NUnit
8 3 (1.36%) Subversion
8 3 (1.36%) WebDriver
8 3 (1.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 3 (1.36%) FitNesse
9 2 (0.90%) Ant
9 2 (0.90%) Visual Studio
General
1 52 (23.53%) Finance
2 25 (11.31%) Billing
3 12 (5.43%) Financial Institution
4 11 (4.98%) Banking
5 7 (3.17%) Retail
6 5 (2.26%) Back Office
7 4 (1.81%) Telecoms
8 3 (1.36%) Marketing
9 1 (0.45%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.45%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.45%) Electronics
9 1 (0.45%) Front Office
9 1 (0.45%) Automotive
9 1 (0.45%) Law
9 1 (0.45%) Legal
9 1 (0.45%) Military
Job Titles
1 58 (26.24%) Developer
2 31 (14.03%) Consultant
3 28 (12.67%) Analyst
4 19 (8.60%) Architect
5 17 (7.69%) iOS Developer
6 16 (7.24%) Network Support
7 15 (6.79%) Administrator
8 14 (6.33%) Oracle Consultant
9 12 (5.43%) Java Developer
9 12 (5.43%) Applications Support
10 11 (4.98%) Test Analyst
10 11 (4.98%) Senior Consultant
11 10 (4.52%) Solutions Architect
12 9 (4.07%) Systems Administrator
13 8 (3.62%) Tester
13 8 (3.62%) UNIX Systems Administrator
13 8 (3.62%) UNIX Administrator
14 7 (3.17%) Salesforce.com Architect
14 7 (3.17%) JavaScript Developer
15 6 (2.71%) Senior Oracle Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (39.37%) HTML
2 51 (23.08%) XML
3 42 (19.00%) Web Services
4 38 (17.19%) .NET
5 37 (16.74%) CSS
6 36 (16.29%) JSON
7 35 (15.84%) HTML5
8 34 (15.38%) JDBC
9 33 (14.93%) JMS
10 32 (14.48%) ASP.NET
10 32 (14.48%) Middleware
11 27 (12.22%) JSP
12 26 (11.76%) Oracle Fusion
13 25 (11.31%) WebCenter
14 19 (8.60%) CSS3
15 18 (8.14%) jQuery
16 16 (7.24%) RESTful
16 16 (7.24%) AngularJS
17 13 (5.88%) KnockoutJS
18 12 (5.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 40 (18.10%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (10.41%) User Experience
3 14 (6.33%) PKI
4 12 (5.43%) Mobile App
5 9 (4.07%) Hedge funds
6 8 (3.62%) Visualisation
6 8 (3.62%) Clustering
7 7 (3.17%) Enterprise Software
8 6 (2.71%) N-Tier
9 4 (1.81%) GIS
9 4 (1.81%) Open Source
10 3 (1.36%) Copywriting
10 3 (1.36%) Wiki
10 3 (1.36%) Data Integration
11 2 (0.90%) iPhone
11 2 (0.90%) EFT
11 2 (0.90%) Digital Media
11 2 (0.90%) Computer Science
12 1 (0.45%) CMDB
12 1 (0.45%) Augmented Reality
Operating Systems
1 94 (42.53%) Windows
2 77 (34.84%) Linux
3 65 (29.41%) UNIX
4 31 (14.03%) Windows Server 2008
5 27 (12.22%) Windows Server 2003
6 25 (11.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 24 (10.86%) Windows XP
8 21 (9.50%) Windows 2000
9 18 (8.14%) Apple iOS
10 13 (5.88%) Android
11 10 (4.52%) Solaris
12 8 (3.62%) Windows Server 2012
13 7 (3.17%) VMS
14 3 (1.36%) Debian
15 1 (0.45%) Windows Phone
15 1 (0.45%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (16.74%) SOA
1 37 (16.74%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (11.76%) Scrum
2 26 (11.76%) Test Scripting
3 25 (11.31%) Validation
4 24 (10.86%) Migration
5 23 (10.41%) Revenue Management
6 22 (9.95%) Business Intelligence
6 22 (9.95%) Content Management
6 22 (9.95%) Software Testing
7 18 (8.14%) Knowledge Management
7 18 (8.14%) Network Monitoring
8 17 (7.69%) iOS Development
9 16 (7.24%) Test Strategy
9 16 (7.24%) Workflow
10 15 (6.79%) Change Management
10 15 (6.79%) OO
11 13 (5.88%) Web Design
11 13 (5.88%) Responsive Web Design
12 12 (5.43%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 77 (34.84%) JavaScript
2 37 (16.74%) Java
3 36 (16.29%) Bash Shell
4 28 (12.67%) SQL
5 25 (11.31%) Python
5 25 (11.31%) Jython
5 25 (11.31%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
6 24 (10.86%) Korn
7 23 (10.41%) Shell Script
8 18 (8.14%) Objective-C
9 17 (7.69%) AWK
9 17 (7.69%) sed
10 10 (4.52%) PHP
10 10 (4.52%) C++
11 9 (4.07%) Perl
12 7 (3.17%) C
12 7 (3.17%) C#
13 6 (2.71%) XPath
13 6 (2.71%) PowerShell
14 3 (1.36%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 28 (12.67%) Security Cleared
2 21 (9.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 21 (9.50%) SC Cleared
2 21 (9.50%) ISTQB
3 13 (5.88%) DV Cleared
4 8 (3.62%) Degree
5 7 (3.17%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (2.71%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (2.71%) MCSE
6 6 (2.71%) CCNA
7 5 (2.26%) CCNP
8 4 (1.81%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (1.36%) MCP
10 2 (0.90%) CTC Cleared
10 2 (0.90%) MCPD
11 1 (0.45%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (11.31%) Data Quality
2 7 (3.17%) QA
3 4 (1.81%) SLA
4 1 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.45%) COBIT
System Software
1 26 (11.76%) Active Directory
2 19 (8.60%) Oracle RAC
3 13 (5.88%) Nmap
4 9 (4.07%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (3.17%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 7 (3.17%) NFS
6 5 (2.26%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 2 (0.90%) VMware ESX
7 2 (0.90%) ProxySG
8 1 (0.45%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 29 (13.12%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 23 (10.41%) Oracle Identity Management
3 21 (9.50%) HP Quality Center
4 13 (5.88%) Nessus
5 6 (2.71%) Tivoli
5 6 (2.71%) Puppet
6 3 (1.36%) SCCM
7 2 (0.90%) FortiGate
7 2 (0.90%) Hyperic
8 1 (0.45%) Ansible
8 1 (0.45%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.45%) CA Wily
8 1 (0.45%) Tivoli Identity Manager
8 1 (0.45%) Nagios
8 1 (0.45%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 90 (40.72%) Oracle
2 27 (12.22%) Microsoft
3 25 (11.31%) Red Hat
3 25 (11.31%) Remedy
4 22 (9.95%) HP
5 18 (8.14%) Siebel
6 15 (6.79%) Blue Coat
7 11 (4.98%) VMware
8 10 (4.52%) Sun
9 8 (3.62%) Salesforce.com
9 8 (3.62%) Cisco
10 7 (3.17%) Sybase
10 7 (3.17%) SAP
11 6 (2.71%) Intel
12 5 (2.26%) Apple
12 5 (2.26%) F5
12 5 (2.26%) ServiceNow
13 4 (1.81%) Charles River
13 4 (1.81%) CheckPoint
13 4 (1.81%) IBM
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Rate: market rates
Posted: 3 days ago
Sheffield
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Rate: competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
North West England
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Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
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Posted: 6 days ago
North West England
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Rate: competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheltenham
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Chester
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Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
London
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Rate: Competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £600 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Cheltenham
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Cheltenham
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £501 - £595 per day
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Cheshire
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