Period
to 21 September 2021

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 6 months to 21 September 2021 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)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
21 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 162 101 229
Rank change year-on-year -61 +128 +25
Contract jobs citing HTTPS 11 16 9
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.30% 0.91% 0.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.46% 7.02% 1.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 14 9
10th Percentile £429 £508 £437
25th Percentile £453 £513 £450
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £559 £475
Median % change year-on-year -1.61% +17.68% +3.83%
75th Percentile £619 £635 £525
90th Percentile £653 £636 £540
Central London median daily rate £503 £559 £500
% change year-on-year -10.11% +11.80% +11.11%

HTTPS is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following 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 or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 318 228 675
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 8.72% 12.98% 10.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 246 174 525
10th Percentile £323 £314 £208
25th Percentile £413 £411 £363
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £500 £475
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
75th Percentile £588 £575 £575
90th Percentile £695 £638 £666
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 17
10th Percentile £21.08 £28.20 £13.05
25th Percentile £21.19 £36.75 £16.50
Median hourly rate £29.50 £37.75 £20.50
Median % change year-on-year -21.85% +84.15% +9.63%
75th Percentile £37.75 £56.50 £37.50
90th Percentile " £59.65 £44.80
Central London median hourly rate £23.75 £37.75 £21.00
% change year-on-year -37.09% +79.76% +12.30%

HTTPS
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing HTTPS as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing HTTPS in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for HTTPS in the City of London

HTTPS
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing HTTPS in the City of London over the 6 months to 21 September 2021.

Daily rate histogram for HTTPS in the City of London

HTTPS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing HTTPS in the City of London.

Hourly rate trend for HTTPS in the City of London

For the 6 months to 21 September 2021, IT contractor jobs citing HTTPS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for HTTPS.

1 9 (81.82%) HTTP
2 8 (72.73%) SQL
2 8 (72.73%) AWS
3 7 (63.64%) Software Engineering
3 7 (63.64%) SOAP
3 7 (63.64%) Java
3 7 (63.64%) NoSQL
3 7 (63.64%) REST
3 7 (63.64%) Kafka
3 7 (63.64%) Spring Boot
3 7 (63.64%) Microservices
3 7 (63.64%) Technology Roadmap
3 7 (63.64%) Confluent
4 6 (54.55%) UML
4 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (54.55%) Scrum
5 3 (27.27%) Firewall
6 2 (18.18%) SNMP
6 2 (18.18%) Cisco
6 2 (18.18%) Finance
6 2 (18.18%) VLAN
6 2 (18.18%) Network Security
6 2 (18.18%) Network Management
6 2 (18.18%) Data Centre
6 2 (18.18%) Azure
7 1 (9.09%) F5
7 1 (9.09%) High Availability
7 1 (9.09%) Splunk
7 1 (9.09%) Microsoft 365
7 1 (9.09%) DMVPN

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:

Cloud Services
1 8 (72.73%) AWS
2 2 (18.18%) Azure
3 1 (9.09%) Azure ExpressRoute
3 1 (9.09%) GCP
3 1 (9.09%) IaaS
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft 365
3 1 (9.09%) PaaS
3 1 (9.09%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 9 (81.82%) HTTP
2 3 (27.27%) Firewall
3 2 (18.18%) Network Security
3 2 (18.18%) SNMP
3 2 (18.18%) VLAN
4 1 (9.09%) BGP
4 1 (9.09%) DHCP
4 1 (9.09%) DNS
4 1 (9.09%) EIGRP
4 1 (9.09%) Ethernet
4 1 (9.09%) FTP
4 1 (9.09%) LAN
4 1 (9.09%) MPLS
4 1 (9.09%) OSPF
4 1 (9.09%) SSH
4 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
4 1 (9.09%) VPN
4 1 (9.09%) WAAS
4 1 (9.09%) WAN
4 1 (9.09%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (63.64%) NoSQL
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Java Engineer
1 7 (63.64%) Java Software Engineer
1 7 (63.64%) Senior Java Engineer
1 7 (63.64%) Senior Java Software Engineer
1 7 (63.64%) Senior Software Engineer
1 7 (63.64%) Software Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Network Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Network Security Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Security Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Azure Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco Security Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Cloud Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Firewall Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Network Systems Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Security Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (63.64%) Kafka
1 7 (63.64%) REST
1 7 (63.64%) SOAP
1 7 (63.64%) Spring Boot
2 1 (9.09%) LDAP
2 1 (9.09%) OAuth
2 1 (9.09%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Data Centre
2 1 (9.09%) Cyber Defence
2 1 (9.09%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
2 1 (9.09%) Public Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Microservices
1 7 (63.64%) Software Engineering
1 7 (63.64%) Technology Roadmap
2 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (54.55%) Scrum
2 6 (54.55%) UML
3 2 (18.18%) Network Management
4 1 (9.09%) Cloud Operations
4 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (9.09%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (9.09%) High Availability
4 1 (9.09%) Information Security
4 1 (9.09%) Information Security Management
4 1 (9.09%) IT Strategy
4 1 (9.09%) Migration
4 1 (9.09%) Network Planning
4 1 (9.09%) Project Delivery
4 1 (9.09%) Security Architecture
4 1 (9.09%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (72.73%) SQL
2 7 (63.64%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) CCIE
1 1 (9.09%) CCNP
1 1 (9.09%) CCSA
1 1 (9.09%) Check Point Certification
1 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (9.09%) CISSP
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Ansible
1 1 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (9.09%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Confluent
2 2 (18.18%) Cisco
3 1 (9.09%) Arista
3 1 (9.09%) CheckPoint
3 1 (9.09%) Citrix
3 1 (9.09%) F5
3 1 (9.09%) Forcepoint
3 1 (9.09%) Google
3 1 (9.09%) Meraki
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 1 (9.09%) Neustar
3 1 (9.09%) Splunk
3 1 (9.09%) Zscaler