The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England 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 24 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)
UK / England
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 521 559 572
Rank change year-on-year +38 +13  
Contract jobs citing HTTPS 61 73 53
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.14% 0.15% 0.10%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.05% 0.93% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 47 31
Median daily rate £500 £393 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +27.38% -7.64%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £276 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £573 £476 £528
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £393 £410
% change year-on-year +14.64% -4.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £22.50 - -
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 England with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 5810 7839 7552
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 13.68% 15.88% 14.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 3455 4850 4319
Median daily rate £400 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.34%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £240 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £368 £345
% change year-on-year +2.04% +6.52%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 350 356 439
Median hourly rate £24.86 £28.00 £22.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.21% +22.64%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.83 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £32.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -13.84% +30.00%  

HTTPS
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing HTTPS as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for HTTPS in England

HTTPS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for HTTPS in England

HTTPS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing HTTPS in England over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for HTTPS in England

HTTPS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for HTTPS in England

HTTPS
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HTTPS within the England region over the 3 months to 24 June 2017. 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 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
London +36 37 £513 +30.57% 6
South East +31 17 £500 +11.11% 4
West Midlands +28 6 £388 +38.39%
South West -4 1 - - 2
HTTPS
UK

For the 6 months to 24 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 England region with a requirement for HTTPS.

1 93 (72.66%) HTTP
2 65 (50.78%) Linux
3 53 (41.41%) Puppet
4 48 (37.50%) DevOps
4 48 (37.50%) Configuration Management
5 47 (36.72%) TCP/IP
6 44 (34.38%) Python
7 43 (33.59%) SSL
7 43 (33.59%) Jenkins
8 42 (32.81%) Java
9 39 (30.47%) Opscode Chef
10 37 (28.91%) Agile Software Development
11 36 (28.13%) Git (software)
12 34 (26.56%) Ansible
12 34 (26.56%) Windows
13 33 (25.78%) DNS
13 33 (25.78%) Amazon AWS
14 32 (25.00%) Firewall
15 31 (24.22%) Docker
16 30 (23.44%) Apache
16 30 (23.44%) MySQL
17 29 (22.66%) Security Cleared
18 27 (21.09%) SQL
19 26 (20.31%) Oracle
19 26 (20.31%) VMware
19 26 (20.31%) MongoDB
20 25 (19.53%) Bash Shell
20 25 (19.53%) SC Cleared
20 25 (19.53%) XML
21 24 (18.75%) Ruby

HTTPS
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 30 (23.44%) Apache
2 22 (17.19%) nginx
3 17 (13.28%) OpenStack
4 14 (10.94%) IIS
5 8 (6.25%) WebSphere
6 7 (5.47%) MS Exchange
7 5 (3.91%) EPiServer
7 5 (3.91%) FileNet
8 4 (3.13%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 4 (3.13%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (2.34%) Anypoint
9 3 (2.34%) Mule
10 2 (1.56%) CMS
10 2 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2010
11 1 (0.78%) Confluence
11 1 (0.78%) Elasticsearch
11 1 (0.78%) IBM HTTP Server
11 1 (0.78%) Jetty
11 1 (0.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 1 (0.78%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (1.56%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.78%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (3.91%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.78%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 1 (0.78%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.78%) SAP HCM
2 1 (0.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 33 (25.78%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (10.16%) IaaS
3 8 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (3.13%) SaaS
5 3 (2.34%) AWS CloudFormation
5 3 (2.34%) Dynamics 365
6 2 (1.56%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.78%) Boomi
7 1 (0.78%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.78%) Mimecast
7 1 (0.78%) Office 365
7 1 (0.78%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 93 (72.66%) HTTP
2 47 (36.72%) TCP/IP
3 43 (33.59%) SSL
4 33 (25.78%) DNS
5 32 (25.00%) Firewall
6 19 (14.84%) LAN
7 18 (14.06%) IPsec
8 17 (13.28%) WAN
9 15 (11.72%) FTP
10 13 (10.16%) Network Security
11 8 (6.25%) SMTP
12 6 (4.69%) OSPF
12 6 (4.69%) Telnet
12 6 (4.69%) VoIP
12 6 (4.69%) VPN
13 5 (3.91%) DHCP
13 5 (3.91%) Internet
13 5 (3.91%) MPLS
13 5 (3.91%) Reverse Proxy
14 4 (3.13%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (23.44%) MySQL
2 26 (20.31%) MongoDB
3 13 (10.16%) PostgreSQL
4 12 (9.38%) Apache Cassandra
5 5 (3.91%) SQL Server
6 4 (3.13%) Azure SQL Database
6 4 (3.13%) GIS
6 4 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (3.13%) SQL Server 2014
6 4 (3.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (2.34%) NoSQL
7 3 (2.34%) Oracle Database
8 2 (1.56%) Big Data
8 2 (1.56%) Hadoop
8 2 (1.56%) Redis
9 1 (0.78%) SAP HANA
9 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 43 (33.59%) Jenkins
2 36 (28.13%) Git (software)
3 10 (7.81%) Maven
4 7 (5.47%) MSI
5 5 (3.91%) GoCD
5 5 (3.91%) JIRA
5 5 (3.91%) Subversion
5 5 (3.91%) Travis CI
6 4 (3.13%) GitLab
6 4 (3.13%) Octopus Deploy
6 4 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (2.34%) Eclipse
8 2 (1.56%) JUnit
9 1 (0.78%) Artifactory
9 1 (0.78%) Fiddler
9 1 (0.78%) Liquibase
9 1 (0.78%) Mocha
9 1 (0.78%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.78%) Vagrant
General
1 17 (13.28%) Finance
2 8 (6.25%) Telecoms
3 6 (4.69%) Retail
4 5 (3.91%) Banking
5 4 (3.13%) Financial Institution
6 3 (2.34%) Law
7 1 (0.78%) Back Office
7 1 (0.78%) Billing
7 1 (0.78%) Electronics
7 1 (0.78%) Front Office
7 1 (0.78%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.78%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.78%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 31 (24.22%) DevOps Engineer
2 16 (12.50%) Developer
3 15 (11.72%) Consultant
3 15 (11.72%) Security Engineer
4 13 (10.16%) Java Developer
5 10 (7.81%) Linux Engineer
5 10 (7.81%) Operations Engineer
6 8 (6.25%) Automation Engineer
6 8 (6.25%) Security Consultant
6 8 (6.25%) Systems Engineer
7 7 (5.47%) Architect
7 7 (5.47%) AWS Engineer
7 7 (5.47%) Cybersecurity Consultant
8 6 (4.69%) Cloud Engineer
8 6 (4.69%) Unix Engineer
8 6 (4.69%) Unix Linux Engineer
9 5 (3.91%) Analyst
10 4 (3.13%) Applications Specialist
10 4 (3.13%) Network Engineer
10 4 (3.13%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (19.53%) XML
2 16 (12.50%) SOAP
3 15 (11.72%) Elastic Stack
3 15 (11.72%) Web Services
4 13 (10.16%) Spring
5 12 (9.38%) Sensu
6 11 (8.59%) .NET
6 11 (8.59%) REST
7 9 (7.03%) CSS
7 9 (7.03%) HTML
7 9 (7.03%) JSON
8 8 (6.25%) JMS
9 6 (4.69%) XSD
10 5 (3.91%) AngularJS
10 5 (3.91%) J2EE
10 5 (3.91%) jQuery
11 4 (3.13%) 802.1X
11 4 (3.13%) ODBC
11 4 (3.13%) WCF
11 4 (3.13%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.38%) Video on Demand
2 9 (7.03%) Clustering
2 9 (7.03%) Mainframe
3 7 (5.47%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (3.91%) Tandem
5 4 (3.13%) Wiki
6 3 (2.34%) DataPower
6 3 (2.34%) Linux Command Line
7 2 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.56%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (1.56%) N-Tier
7 2 (1.56%) PKI
8 1 (0.78%) AS400
8 1 (0.78%) Cyber Kill Chain
8 1 (0.78%) Derivative
8 1 (0.78%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.78%) IBM XIV
8 1 (0.78%) RSA SecurID
8 1 (0.78%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.78%) Streaming Media
Operating Systems
1 65 (50.78%) Linux
2 34 (26.56%) Windows
3 18 (14.06%) Unix
4 17 (13.28%) CentOS
5 10 (7.81%) Windows Server
6 7 (5.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (5.47%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (5.47%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (4.69%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (3.91%) Fedora
9 4 (3.13%) Windows 10
10 3 (2.34%) AIX
10 3 (2.34%) Windows 7
11 2 (1.56%) Solaris
11 2 (1.56%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.78%) Android
12 1 (0.78%) HPUX
12 1 (0.78%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.78%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (37.50%) Configuration Management
1 48 (37.50%) DevOps
2 37 (28.91%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (14.84%) Load Balancing
4 15 (11.72%) Security Operations
5 14 (10.94%) Microservices
5 14 (10.94%) Security Monitoring
6 13 (10.16%) ITIL
6 13 (10.16%) Malware Analysis
6 13 (10.16%) Penetration Testing
6 13 (10.16%) Project Management
6 13 (10.16%) Software Engineering
7 12 (9.38%) DRM
7 12 (9.38%) Open Source
8 11 (8.59%) Cybersecurity
9 9 (7.03%) Threat Intelligence
10 8 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (6.25%) TDD
11 7 (5.47%) CRM
11 7 (5.47%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 44 (34.38%) Python
2 42 (32.81%) Java
3 27 (21.09%) SQL
4 25 (19.53%) Bash Shell
5 24 (18.75%) Ruby
6 16 (12.50%) C-shell
6 16 (12.50%) Korn
6 16 (12.50%) Perl
7 14 (10.94%) JavaScript
8 12 (9.38%) PHP
8 12 (9.38%) PowerShell
9 8 (6.25%) Shell Script
10 7 (5.47%) JCL
11 5 (3.91%) C#
12 4 (3.13%) ActionScript
12 4 (3.13%) ActionScript 2.0
12 4 (3.13%) ActionScript 3.0
12 4 (3.13%) Tcl
13 2 (1.56%) REXX
13 2 (1.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 29 (22.66%) Security Cleared
2 25 (19.53%) SC Cleared
3 16 (12.50%) CISSP
4 14 (10.94%) CEH
4 14 (10.94%) SANS
5 13 (10.16%) CREST Certified
5 13 (10.16%) GIAC
6 4 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (1.56%) CCIE
7 2 (1.56%) CCNP
7 2 (1.56%) CISM
7 2 (1.56%) Degree
7 2 (1.56%) ISEB
7 2 (1.56%) MCSE
7 2 (1.56%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.78%) CCIP
8 1 (0.78%) CCNA
8 1 (0.78%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.13%) SLA
2 3 (2.34%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (0.78%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 31 (24.22%) Docker
2 15 (11.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (9.38%) KVM
3 12 (9.38%) Xen
4 10 (7.81%) Active Directory
5 5 (3.91%) Oracle RAC
5 5 (3.91%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (1.56%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 2 (1.56%) NFS
6 2 (1.56%) ProxySG
6 2 (1.56%) Time Sharing Option
7 1 (0.78%) Firmware
7 1 (0.78%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.78%) RACF
7 1 (0.78%) Samba
7 1 (0.78%) Snort
7 1 (0.78%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 53 (41.41%) Puppet
2 39 (30.47%) Opscode Chef
3 34 (26.56%) Ansible
4 24 (18.75%) Kubernetes
5 17 (13.28%) HAProxy
6 12 (9.38%) Grafana
6 12 (9.38%) logstash
7 5 (3.91%) Ganglia
7 5 (3.91%) Graphite
7 5 (3.91%) Kibana
7 5 (3.91%) Nagios
7 5 (3.91%) Riemann
7 5 (3.91%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 4 (3.13%) yum
9 2 (1.56%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 2 (1.56%) Terraform
9 2 (1.56%) Tivoli
9 2 (1.56%) WebSphere Cast Iron
10 1 (0.78%) CA Single Sign-On
10 1 (0.78%) SCCM
Vendors
1 26 (20.31%) Oracle
1 26 (20.31%) VMware
2 20 (15.63%) Red Hat
3 15 (11.72%) Splunk
4 12 (9.38%) SaltStack
5 10 (7.81%) Cisco
5 10 (7.81%) IBM
6 9 (7.03%) Microsoft
7 7 (5.47%) Citrix
7 7 (5.47%) SAP
8 6 (4.69%) F5
8 6 (4.69%) Juniper
9 5 (3.91%) Genesys
9 5 (3.91%) Informatica
10 4 (3.13%) Adobe
10 4 (3.13%) Axway
10 4 (3.13%) Mitel
10 4 (3.13%) Salesforce.com
11 3 (2.34%) MuleSoft
12 2 (1.56%) SolarWinds