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 20 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
HyperText Transport Protocol, Secure (HTTPS)
England / West Midlands
Rank - 114 106
Contract jobs citing HTTPS 0 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands - 0.083% 0.28%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.75% 1.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Median daily rate - £365 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.38%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £420 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £30.20
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 in the West Midlands region.

Communications & Networking Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
324 265 309
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 13.53% 11.00% 14.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 130 144
Median daily rate £375 £338 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £155 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.68% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 21 41
Median hourly rate £14.00 £18.00 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% -30.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.60 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £32.00 £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 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for HTTPS.

1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Dell
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) BMC
1 1 (100.00%) CA
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) ITSM
1 1 (100.00%) Jython
1 1 (100.00%) BladeLogic
1 1 (100.00%) iSCSI
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (100.00%) NAS
1 1 (100.00%) HP Operations Orchestration
1 1 (100.00%) Puppet
1 1 (100.00%) Software Distribution

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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
1 1 (100.00%) iSCSI
1 1 (100.00%) NAS
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) ITSM
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) Software Distribution
1 1 (100.00%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) Jython
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) BladeLogic
1 1 (100.00%) HP Operations Orchestration
1 1 (100.00%) Puppet
1 1 (100.00%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) BMC
1 1 (100.00%) CA
1 1 (100.00%) Dell
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft