The table below looks at the statistics for HTTPS skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HTTPS over the 3 months to 24 August 2016 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HyperText Transport Protocol, Secure (HTTPS)
Rank 146 114 126
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +12
Contract jobs citing HTTPS 2 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.061% 0.041% 0.080%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.42% 0.37% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £275 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £369
% change year-on-year
- +8.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £43.78 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +25.08%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £43.78 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-2.92% +25.08%
HTTPS
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Communications & Networking Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
474 268 420
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 14.36% 10.92% 16.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 250 141 219
Median daily rate £363 £315 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.07% -1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £240 £161
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £487 £457
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 27 25
Median hourly rate £37.50 £16.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+127.27% -17.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.35 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £43.78 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £21.53 £21.88
% change year-on-year
+62.60% -1.60%

HTTPS
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing HTTPS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

HTTPS Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

HTTPS
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing HTTPS across the West Midlands region.

HTTPS Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

HTTPS
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing HTTPS across the West Midlands region.

HTTPS Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

HTTPS
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HTTPS within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Solihull - 1 £270 - 1
HTTPS
England

HTTPS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 August 2016, 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for HTTPS.

1 7 (87.50%) HTTP
2 6 (75.00%) VPN
3 5 (62.50%) DHCP
3 5 (62.50%) Linux
4 4 (50.00%) Ethernet
4 4 (50.00%) SSL
4 4 (50.00%) Internet
4 4 (50.00%) Firewall
4 4 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (50.00%) Wireless
4 4 (50.00%) Retail
4 4 (50.00%) Software Engineering
4 4 (50.00%) Windows
4 4 (50.00%) ZigBee
4 4 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 4 (50.00%) Arduino
4 4 (50.00%) Home Automation
4 4 (50.00%) Internet of Things
4 4 (50.00%) Raspberry Pi
5 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
6 2 (25.00%) CCIE
6 2 (25.00%) CCNP
6 2 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (25.00%) Juniper
6 2 (25.00%) MPLS
6 2 (25.00%) OSPF
6 2 (25.00%) BGP
6 2 (25.00%) EIGRP
6 2 (25.00%) FTP
6 2 (25.00%) LAN

HTTPS
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 1 (12.50%) Apache
1 1 (12.50%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 7 (87.50%) HTTP
2 6 (75.00%) VPN
3 5 (62.50%) DHCP
4 4 (50.00%) Ethernet
4 4 (50.00%) Firewall
4 4 (50.00%) Internet
4 4 (50.00%) SSL
4 4 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (50.00%) Wireless
4 4 (50.00%) ZigBee
5 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
6 2 (25.00%) BGP
6 2 (25.00%) EIGRP
6 2 (25.00%) FTP
6 2 (25.00%) LAN
6 2 (25.00%) MPLS
6 2 (25.00%) OSPF
6 2 (25.00%) SMTP
6 2 (25.00%) VLAN
6 2 (25.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
1 1 (12.50%) RDBMS
1 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 4 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Linux Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Software Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (25.00%) Network Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (25.00%) Network Manager
4 1 (12.50%) C# Developer
4 1 (12.50%) DBA
4 1 (12.50%) Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Operations Manager
4 1 (12.50%) IoT Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Network Operations Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Arduino
1 4 (50.00%) Home Automation
1 4 (50.00%) Internet of Things
1 4 (50.00%) Raspberry Pi
2 2 (25.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Linux
2 4 (50.00%) Windows
3 1 (12.50%) CentOS
3 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (12.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (25.00%) Mentoring
2 2 (25.00%) Migration
2 2 (25.00%) Problem Management
3 1 (12.50%) Case Management
3 1 (12.50%) Change Management
3 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
3 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL
3 1 (12.50%) Line Management
3 1 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) C#
1 1 (12.50%) Java
1 1 (12.50%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (25.00%) CCIE
2 2 (25.00%) CCNP
2 2 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) HAProxy
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Brocade
1 2 (25.00%) Juniper
2 1 (12.50%) AppDynamics
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) Red Hat
2 1 (12.50%) VMware