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 28 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HyperText Transport Protocol, Secure (HTTPS)
Rank 484 512 512
Rank change year-on-year
+28 0
Contract jobs citing HTTPS 116 69 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.13% 0.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.41% 0.99% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 41 34
Average daily rate
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£425 £460 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.60% +19.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £325 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £613 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £420 £359
% change year-on-year
-10.71% +17.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Average hourly rate £12.00 £41.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-70.73% -3.52%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.00 £41.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-70.73% -3.52%

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
8200 7004 7963
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.22% 13.53% 15.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 4694 3859 3836
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 £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 450 458 642
Average hourly rate £22.69 £20.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.45% -2.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.60 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.88 £21.75 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+5.17% +3.57%

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 28 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 28 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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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 -24 97 £425 -7.60% 29
London +12 42 £425 -10.52% 11
South East -11 29 £300 -36.17% 2
Scotland - 17 £413 -
Glasgow - 16 £413 -
Berkshire +13 12 £275 -38.37% 2
Hampshire -15 12 £550 -
City of London +27 7 £425 -7.60% 4
East Midlands - 7 £400 - 3
Cheshire +9 6 £345 +2.22% 2
North West +1 6 £345 -6.44% 4
South West -29 4 £375 -15.73% 4
Dorset - 4 £375 -
Poole - 4 £375 -
Reading +15 3 - - 1
Basingstoke +1 3 - -
West Yorkshire -1 3 - -
Yorkshire -5 3 - - 1
East of England -10 2 - - 1
West Midlands - 2 £338 - 3
North East - 2 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
Leeds - 1 - -
Liverpool - - - -
Preston - - - -
Marlow - - - -
Northwich - - - - 1
Nottingham - - - - 1
Birmingham - - - - 2
Bournemouth - - - -

HTTPS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 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.

1 136 (61.26%) HTTP
2 92 (41.44%) Oracle
2 92 (41.44%) Windows
3 83 (37.39%) HTML
4 77 (34.68%) Linux
5 76 (34.23%) JavaScript
6 69 (31.08%) SSL
7 64 (28.83%) TCP/IP
8 63 (28.38%) UNIX
9 62 (27.93%) DNS
10 53 (23.87%) Finance
11 49 (22.07%) XML
12 48 (21.62%) Firewall
13 41 (18.47%) FTP
14 39 (17.57%) Web Services
14 39 (17.57%) Analytical Skills
15 37 (16.67%) VPN
15 37 (16.67%) SOA
16 36 (16.22%) CSS
16 36 (16.22%) Bash Shell
16 36 (16.22%) HTML5
17 35 (15.77%) Agile Software Development
17 35 (15.77%) JIRA
17 35 (15.77%) .NET
18 34 (15.32%) JDBC
18 34 (15.32%) JSON
19 33 (14.86%) Java
19 33 (14.86%) JMS
20 32 (14.41%) Middleware
20 32 (14.41%) Oracle EBS

HTTPS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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 (13.06%) WebLogic
2 22 (9.91%) Oracle Service Bus
3 21 (9.46%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 21 (9.46%) WebLogic Portal
3 21 (9.46%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 21 (9.46%) Apache
4 20 (9.01%) IIS
5 15 (6.76%) WebSphere
6 7 (3.15%) NetWeaver
6 7 (3.15%) Tomcat
7 6 (2.70%) SharePoint
8 5 (2.25%) Oracle Workflow
9 3 (1.35%) Confluence
9 3 (1.35%) MS Exchange
10 2 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2013
10 2 (0.90%) CMS
10 2 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 19 (8.56%) MS Office
2 13 (5.86%) MS Visio
3 11 (4.95%) Doxygen
4 10 (4.50%) MS Excel
5 7 (3.15%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.45%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 32 (14.41%) Oracle EBS
2 23 (10.36%) Oracle BPM
3 22 (9.91%) Documaker
4 13 (5.86%) Oracle FAH
5 1 (0.45%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.45%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.15%) Force.com
2 1 (0.45%) Route 53
2 1 (0.45%) SaaS
2 1 (0.45%) PaaS
2 1 (0.45%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.45%) Amazon S3
2 1 (0.45%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.45%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 136 (61.26%) HTTP
2 69 (31.08%) SSL
3 64 (28.83%) TCP/IP
4 62 (27.93%) DNS
5 48 (21.62%) Firewall
6 41 (18.47%) FTP
7 37 (16.67%) VPN
8 22 (9.91%) IPsec
8 22 (9.91%) SSH
9 19 (8.56%) Intrusion Detection
10 18 (8.11%) Internet
10 18 (8.11%) VLAN
10 18 (8.11%) HSRP
11 17 (7.66%) NAS
11 17 (7.66%) DMZ
12 15 (6.76%) DMVPN
12 15 (6.76%) Wireshark
12 15 (6.76%) WAN
13 13 (5.86%) OSPF
13 13 (5.86%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (12.61%) Oracle Database
2 24 (10.81%) Oracle BI EE
2 24 (10.81%) Oracle ODI
3 23 (10.36%) Oracle Database 11g
4 21 (9.46%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 17 (7.66%) SQL Server
6 15 (6.76%) MySQL
7 10 (4.50%) Relational Database
7 10 (4.50%) RDBMS
8 9 (4.05%) Oracle Reports
9 5 (2.25%) JasperReports
9 5 (2.25%) PostgreSQL
9 5 (2.25%) Ingres
10 3 (1.35%) Crystal Enterprise
10 3 (1.35%) MS Access
11 2 (0.90%) Oracle Database 10g
12 1 (0.45%) DB2
12 1 (0.45%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 35 (15.77%) JIRA
2 14 (6.31%) Xcode
3 10 (4.50%) Selenium
3 10 (4.50%) Git (software)
4 8 (3.60%) QuickTest Pro
4 8 (3.60%) LoadRunner
4 8 (3.60%) Jasmine
5 6 (2.70%) JUnit
6 5 (2.25%) Maven
6 5 (2.25%) PHPUnit
6 5 (2.25%) Jenkins
7 3 (1.35%) NUnit
7 3 (1.35%) Subversion
7 3 (1.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 3 (1.35%) GCC
7 3 (1.35%) SpecFlow
7 3 (1.35%) WebDriver
8 2 (0.90%) Visual Studio
8 2 (0.90%) Ant
8 2 (0.90%) Eclipse
General
1 53 (23.87%) Finance
2 25 (11.26%) Billing
3 12 (5.41%) Financial Institution
4 11 (4.95%) Banking
5 7 (3.15%) Retail
6 4 (1.80%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.35%) Marketing
7 3 (1.35%) Back Office
8 1 (0.45%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.45%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.45%) Military
8 1 (0.45%) Electronics
8 1 (0.45%) Automotive
8 1 (0.45%) Law
8 1 (0.45%) Legal
8 1 (0.45%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 56 (25.23%) Developer
2 30 (13.51%) Analyst
2 30 (13.51%) Consultant
3 19 (8.56%) Architect
4 16 (7.21%) Network Support
5 15 (6.76%) iOS Developer
6 14 (6.31%) Oracle Consultant
6 14 (6.31%) Applications Support
6 14 (6.31%) Administrator
7 12 (5.41%) Java Developer
8 11 (4.95%) Test Analyst
8 11 (4.95%) Senior Consultant
9 10 (4.50%) Solutions Architect
10 9 (4.05%) Systems Administrator
11 8 (3.60%) Tester
11 8 (3.60%) UNIX Systems Administrator
11 8 (3.60%) UNIX Administrator
12 7 (3.15%) JavaScript Developer
12 7 (3.15%) Applications Support Analyst
12 7 (3.15%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (37.39%) HTML
2 49 (22.07%) XML
3 39 (17.57%) Web Services
4 36 (16.22%) CSS
4 36 (16.22%) HTML5
5 35 (15.77%) .NET
6 34 (15.32%) JDBC
6 34 (15.32%) JSON
7 33 (14.86%) JMS
8 32 (14.41%) Middleware
9 29 (13.06%) ASP.NET
10 28 (12.61%) JSP
11 26 (11.71%) Oracle Fusion
12 24 (10.81%) WebCenter
13 21 (9.46%) CSS3
14 20 (9.01%) jQuery
15 18 (8.11%) AngularJS
16 16 (7.21%) RESTful
17 15 (6.76%) KnockoutJS
18 14 (6.31%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 39 (17.57%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (9.91%) User Experience
3 15 (6.76%) PKI
4 10 (4.50%) Mobile App
5 9 (4.05%) Hedge funds
6 8 (3.60%) Clustering
6 8 (3.60%) Visualisation
7 7 (3.15%) Enterprise Software
8 6 (2.70%) N-Tier
9 4 (1.80%) EFT
9 4 (1.80%) Open Source
10 3 (1.35%) Copywriting
10 3 (1.35%) Wiki
10 3 (1.35%) Data Integration
10 3 (1.35%) GIS
11 2 (0.90%) iPhone
11 2 (0.90%) Digital Media
12 1 (0.45%) Cryptography
12 1 (0.45%) Computer Science
12 1 (0.45%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 92 (41.44%) Windows
2 77 (34.68%) Linux
3 63 (28.38%) UNIX
4 31 (13.96%) Windows Server 2008
5 27 (12.16%) Windows Server 2003
6 25 (11.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 24 (10.81%) Windows XP
8 21 (9.46%) Windows 2000
9 16 (7.21%) Apple iOS
10 12 (5.41%) Android
11 10 (4.50%) Solaris
12 9 (4.05%) Windows Server 2012
13 7 (3.15%) VMS
14 3 (1.35%) Debian
15 1 (0.45%) CentOS
15 1 (0.45%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (16.67%) SOA
2 35 (15.77%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (11.71%) Migration
4 25 (11.26%) Test Scripting
4 25 (11.26%) Validation
5 23 (10.36%) Revenue Management
6 22 (9.91%) Scrum
6 22 (9.91%) Business Intelligence
6 22 (9.91%) Software Testing
7 21 (9.46%) Content Management
8 18 (8.11%) Knowledge Management
8 18 (8.11%) Network Monitoring
9 16 (7.21%) Workflow
10 15 (6.76%) Responsive Web Design
10 15 (6.76%) Test Strategy
10 15 (6.76%) Web Design
10 15 (6.76%) iOS Development
11 14 (6.31%) Change Management
12 13 (5.86%) OO
13 12 (5.41%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 76 (34.23%) JavaScript
2 36 (16.22%) Bash Shell
3 33 (14.86%) Java
4 27 (12.16%) SQL
5 25 (11.26%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
5 25 (11.26%) Python
5 25 (11.26%) Jython
6 24 (10.81%) Korn
7 23 (10.36%) Shell Script
8 17 (7.66%) sed
8 17 (7.66%) AWK
9 15 (6.76%) Objective-C
10 10 (4.50%) PHP
11 9 (4.05%) C++
11 9 (4.05%) Perl
12 8 (3.60%) PowerShell
13 7 (3.15%) XPath
13 7 (3.15%) C
13 7 (3.15%) C#
14 4 (1.80%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 28 (12.61%) Security Cleared
2 21 (9.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 21 (9.46%) ISTQB
3 20 (9.01%) SC Cleared
4 14 (6.31%) DV Cleared
5 7 (3.15%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (2.70%) CCNA
7 5 (2.25%) Degree
7 5 (2.25%) CCNP
7 5 (2.25%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (2.25%) MCSE
8 4 (1.80%) MCP
8 4 (1.80%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.45%) MCPD
9 1 (0.45%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (0.45%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (11.26%) Data Quality
2 6 (2.70%) QA
3 4 (1.80%) SLA
4 1 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.45%) COBIT
System Software
1 26 (11.71%) Active Directory
2 19 (8.56%) Oracle RAC
3 13 (5.86%) Nmap
4 9 (4.05%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (3.15%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 7 (3.15%) NFS
6 5 (2.25%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 2 (0.90%) VMware ESX
7 2 (0.90%) Forefront TMG
7 2 (0.90%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 29 (13.06%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 23 (10.36%) Oracle Identity Management
3 21 (9.46%) HP Quality Center
4 13 (5.86%) Nessus
5 6 (2.70%) Tivoli
5 6 (2.70%) Puppet
6 3 (1.35%) SCCM
7 2 (0.90%) FortiGate
7 2 (0.90%) Hyperic
8 1 (0.45%) Nagios
8 1 (0.45%) CA SiteMinder
8 1 (0.45%) Tivoli Identity Manager
8 1 (0.45%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.45%) Ansible
Vendors
1 92 (41.44%) Oracle
2 27 (12.16%) Microsoft
2 27 (12.16%) Remedy
3 25 (11.26%) Red Hat
4 22 (9.91%) HP
5 18 (8.11%) Siebel
6 15 (6.76%) Blue Coat
7 11 (4.95%) VMware
8 10 (4.50%) Sun
9 9 (4.05%) Cisco
9 9 (4.05%) Sybase
10 8 (3.60%) Salesforce.com
11 7 (3.15%) SAP
11 7 (3.15%) ServiceNow
12 6 (2.70%) Intel
12 6 (2.70%) F5
13 5 (2.25%) IBM
14 4 (1.80%) CheckPoint
14 4 (1.80%) Charles River
15 3 (1.35%) Google
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