Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 November 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)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 233 249 267
Rank change year-on-year +16 +18 +12
Contract jobs citing HTTPS 7 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.100% 0.060% 0.044%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.94% 0.42% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 2
City of London median daily rate £525 £421 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +24.63% +31.64% -30.43%
10th Percentile £414 £408 £306
90th Percentile £613 £438 £342
Central London median daily rate £525 £421 £310
% change year-on-year +24.63% +35.89% -27.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

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 743 960 1128
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 10.58% 14.43% 12.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 580 734 847
City of London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +5.52%
10th Percentile £213 £287 £263
90th Percentile £638 £588 £575
Central London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 14 29
City of London median hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.53% +8.57% -10.26%
10th Percentile £11.86 £11.50 £13.81
90th Percentile £23.28 £48.63 £31.65
Central London median hourly rate £16.96 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -10.75% +8.57% -10.26%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing HTTPS in the City of London over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 19 November 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 6 (85.71%) Java
1 6 (85.71%) Linux
2 5 (71.43%) Python
2 5 (71.43%) TCP/IP
2 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (71.43%) Ruby
2 5 (71.43%) PKI
2 5 (71.43%) Security Cleared
2 5 (71.43%) DevOps
3 4 (57.14%) Puppet
3 4 (57.14%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (57.14%) Configuration Management
4 3 (42.86%) VMware
4 3 (42.86%) Go
4 3 (42.86%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (42.86%) Security Operations
4 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
4 3 (42.86%) Ansible
5 2 (28.57%) Web Operations
5 2 (28.57%) Salt
5 2 (28.57%) IaaS
5 2 (28.57%) Cryptography
5 2 (28.57%) Korn
5 2 (28.57%) PaaS
5 2 (28.57%) C-shell
5 2 (28.57%) Bash Shell
5 2 (28.57%) HTTP
5 2 (28.57%) Network Security
5 2 (28.57%) IPsec
5 2 (28.57%) SQL

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 1 (14.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (14.29%) JBoss
1 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
1 1 (14.29%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (57.14%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (28.57%) IaaS
2 2 (28.57%) PaaS
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (14.29%) Office 365
3 1 (14.29%) SaaS
3 1 (14.29%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) TCP/IP
2 2 (28.57%) HTTP
2 2 (28.57%) IPsec
2 2 (28.57%) Network Security
3 1 (14.29%) DNS
3 1 (14.29%) Internet
3 1 (14.29%) NAS
3 1 (14.29%) NetScaler
3 1 (14.29%) SAN
3 1 (14.29%) Skype
3 1 (14.29%) SMTP
3 1 (14.29%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (14.29%) Big Data
1 1 (14.29%) Data Mining
1 1 (14.29%) MongoDB
1 1 (14.29%) NoSQL
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) DevOps Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Operations Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) AWS Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Digital Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Security Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Security Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Web Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Web Developer
2 1 (14.29%) WebOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) AngularJS
1 1 (14.29%) CSS
1 1 (14.29%) HTML
1 1 (14.29%) HTML5
1 1 (14.29%) Java EE
1 1 (14.29%) JDBC
1 1 (14.29%) JSON
1 1 (14.29%) REST
1 1 (14.29%) Servlets
1 1 (14.29%) SOAP
1 1 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) PKI
2 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Android
2 1 (14.29%) Apple iOS
2 1 (14.29%) Unix
2 1 (14.29%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (71.43%) DevOps
2 4 (57.14%) Configuration Management
3 3 (42.86%) Security Operations
4 2 (28.57%) Cryptography
4 2 (28.57%) Web Operations
5 1 (14.29%) API Development
5 1 (14.29%) Computer Security
5 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (14.29%) Load Balancing
5 1 (14.29%) Malware Analysis
5 1 (14.29%) Migration
5 1 (14.29%) Mobile Development
5 1 (14.29%) OO
5 1 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Personalization
5 1 (14.29%) Security Monitoring
5 1 (14.29%) Task Automation
5 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
5 1 (14.29%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) Java
2 5 (71.43%) Python
2 5 (71.43%) Ruby
3 3 (42.86%) Go
4 2 (28.57%) Bash Shell
4 2 (28.57%) C-shell
4 2 (28.57%) Korn
4 2 (28.57%) SQL
5 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
5 1 (14.29%) Objective-C
5 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) Security Cleared
2 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (14.29%) CEH
3 1 (14.29%) CISSP
3 1 (14.29%) CREST Certified
3 1 (14.29%) GIAC
3 1 (14.29%) SANS
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 1 (14.29%) UAG
Systems Management
1 4 (57.14%) Puppet
2 3 (42.86%) Ansible
2 3 (42.86%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (28.57%) Salt
4 1 (14.29%) Ionix
4 1 (14.29%) SCOM
4 1 (14.29%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) VMware
2 1 (14.29%) AppSense
2 1 (14.29%) Forcepoint
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) Symantec