The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for HTTPS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited HTTPS over the 3 months to 29 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

HyperText Transport Protocol, Secure (HTTPS)
London / City of London
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 166 159 208
Rank change year-on-year -7 +49  
Contract jobs citing HTTPS 3 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.092% 0.12% 0.034%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.88% 0.85% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 0
Median daily rate £548 £416 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +31.53% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £393 £410
% change year-on-year +14.64% -4.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £30.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £43.00 -

HTTPS is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 341 469 748
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 10.43% 14.03% 12.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 676 1008 1589
Median daily rate £427 £463 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.67% +12.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £269 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £588 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +4.10% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 19 43
Median hourly rate £24.86 £19.00 £17.98
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.84% +5.67%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.40 £18.05 £14.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £26.00 £32.86
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £31.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year -12.69% +36.95%  

HTTPS
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing HTTPS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for HTTPS in the City of London

HTTPS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing HTTPS in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for HTTPS in the City of London

HTTPS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing HTTPS in the City of London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for HTTPS in the City of London

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 City of London region with a requirement for HTTPS.

1 5 (83.33%) HTTP
2 4 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 4 (66.67%) Java
3 3 (50.00%) Python
3 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (50.00%) Ruby
4 2 (33.33%) PKI
4 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 2 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (33.33%) Scala
4 2 (33.33%) Bash Shell
4 2 (33.33%) Puppet
4 2 (33.33%) Leaflet
4 2 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (33.33%) Play Framework
4 2 (33.33%) DevOps
4 2 (33.33%) Front End Development
4 2 (33.33%) Internet
4 2 (33.33%) CMS
4 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
4 2 (33.33%) GIS
4 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 2 (33.33%) SQL
4 2 (33.33%) CSS
4 2 (33.33%) HTML
4 2 (33.33%) Linux
5 1 (16.67%) OpenLayers
5 1 (16.67%) Security Monitoring
5 1 (16.67%) Greenfield Project

HTTPS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 2 (33.33%) CMS
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (16.67%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (16.67%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (16.67%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) HTTP
2 4 (66.67%) TCP/IP
3 2 (33.33%) Internet
4 1 (16.67%) ADSL
4 1 (16.67%) DNS
4 1 (16.67%) Firewall
4 1 (16.67%) FTP
4 1 (16.67%) IPsec
4 1 (16.67%) LAN
4 1 (16.67%) MPLS
4 1 (16.67%) Network Security
4 1 (16.67%) SMTP
4 1 (16.67%) SSH
4 1 (16.67%) SSL
4 1 (16.67%) VPN
4 1 (16.67%) WAN
4 1 (16.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) GIS
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Developer
1 2 (33.33%) Java Developer
1 2 (33.33%) Java Scala Developer
1 2 (33.33%) Operations Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Scala Developer
2 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) AWS Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Security Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) CSS
1 2 (33.33%) HTML
1 2 (33.33%) Leaflet
1 2 (33.33%) Play Framework
2 1 (16.67%) OpenLayers
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) PKI
2 1 (16.67%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (16.67%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Android
2 1 (16.67%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Windows 10
2 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 2 (33.33%) DevOps
2 2 (33.33%) Front End Development
3 1 (16.67%) Cryptography
3 1 (16.67%) Malware Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Migration
3 1 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Security Monitoring
3 1 (16.67%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) Java
2 3 (50.00%) Python
2 3 (50.00%) Ruby
3 2 (33.33%) Bash Shell
3 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (33.33%) Scala
3 2 (33.33%) SQL
4 1 (16.67%) C-shell
4 1 (16.67%) Go
4 1 (16.67%) Korn
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) CEH
2 1 (16.67%) CISSP
2 1 (16.67%) CREST Certified
2 1 (16.67%) GIAC
2 1 (16.67%) SANS
2 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (33.33%) Puppet
2 1 (16.67%) Ansible
2 1 (16.67%) Salt
2 1 (16.67%) Terraform
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Apple
1 1 (16.67%) VMware
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