Period
to 18 November 2017

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 6 months to 18 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)
UK > England
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 736 736 754
Rank change year-on-year 0 +18 -93
Contract jobs citing HTTPS 95 137 111
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.10% 0.14% 0.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.73% 0.90% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 100 62
England median daily rate £500 £416 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.12% -2.06% +3.66%
10th Percentile £375 £263 £300
90th Percentile £626 £615 £525
UK median daily rate £450 £420 £415
% change year-on-year +7.14% +1.20% +0.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
England median hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £43.78
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.88% -2.92% +86.30%
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £43.78
% change year-on-year -5.88% -2.92% +86.30%

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 England with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 13002 15144 14754
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 13.85% 15.43% 14.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 7972 9217 8640
England median daily rate £403 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.63% +2.56% +4.00%
10th Percentile £190 £220 £213
90th Percentile £588 £575 £550
UK median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year - +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 675 768 952
England median hourly rate £18.70 £22.84 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.11% +11.39% +2.50%
10th Percentile £11.50 £11.72 £11.00
90th Percentile £46.23 £47.50 £47.15
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £23.75 £20.50
% change year-on-year -20.00% +15.85% +2.50%

HTTPS
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing HTTPS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

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 6 months to 18 November 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 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +1 61 £500 +11.11% 4
Midlands +29 11 £525 +64.06% 1
South East +7 10 £500 +39.86% 2
West Midlands +39 6 - -
North of England +16 5 £425 +15.65% 1
South West +13 5 £418 +6.37%
East Midlands +6 5 £525 +16.67% 1
North West +11 3 £425 -22.73%
East of England -18 3 £425 - 1
Yorkshire +18 2 - - 1
HTTPS
UK

For the 6 months to 18 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 England region with a requirement for HTTPS.

1 60 (63.16%) Linux
2 59 (62.11%) HTTP
3 51 (53.68%) TCP/IP
4 50 (52.63%) Java
5 40 (42.11%) Python
6 34 (35.79%) VMware
7 33 (34.74%) Agile Software Development
7 33 (34.74%) Ruby
8 31 (32.63%) DevOps
9 30 (31.58%) Puppet
10 29 (30.53%) Amazon AWS
10 29 (30.53%) PKI
11 28 (29.47%) Security Cleared
12 27 (28.42%) IPsec
13 26 (27.37%) Configuration Management
14 25 (26.32%) Firewall
15 23 (24.21%) Bash Shell
15 23 (24.21%) Ansible
16 22 (23.16%) Opscode Chef
17 21 (22.11%) Network Security
17 21 (22.11%) DNS
18 20 (21.05%) SSL
19 19 (20.00%) SQL
19 19 (20.00%) Finance
20 17 (17.89%) SC Cleared
21 16 (16.84%) Korn
21 16 (16.84%) Cryptography
21 16 (16.84%) XML
21 16 (16.84%) C-shell
22 15 (15.79%) SIEM

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 7 (7.37%) Apache
2 6 (6.32%) nginx
2 6 (6.32%) OpenStack
3 5 (5.26%) MS Exchange
4 4 (4.21%) IIS
4 4 (4.21%) MQSeries
5 3 (3.16%) Documentum
5 3 (3.16%) JBoss
6 2 (2.11%) EPiServer
6 2 (2.11%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (2.11%) WebSphere
7 1 (1.05%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (1.05%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (1.05%) Jetty
7 1 (1.05%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (3.16%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.05%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (1.05%) Magento
1 1 (1.05%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 29 (30.53%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (8.42%) PaaS
3 5 (5.26%) IaaS
4 4 (4.21%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (2.11%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (2.11%) Office 365
6 1 (1.05%) Mimecast
6 1 (1.05%) SaaS
6 1 (1.05%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 59 (62.11%) HTTP
2 51 (53.68%) TCP/IP
3 27 (28.42%) IPsec
4 25 (26.32%) Firewall
5 21 (22.11%) DNS
5 21 (22.11%) Network Security
6 20 (21.05%) SSL
7 14 (14.74%) FTP
8 13 (13.68%) VoIP
9 12 (12.63%) LAN
10 10 (10.53%) RTP
10 10 (10.53%) SSH
11 9 (9.47%) SMTP
11 9 (9.47%) VPN
12 8 (8.42%) LDAP
12 8 (8.42%) WAN
13 6 (6.32%) RTCP
14 5 (5.26%) Megaco
14 5 (5.26%) NAS
15 4 (4.21%) Asterisk PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (13.68%) MongoDB
2 8 (8.42%) Big Data
3 7 (7.37%) Apache Cassandra
3 7 (7.37%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (6.32%) MySQL
5 5 (5.26%) SQL Server
6 4 (4.21%) BigQuery
6 4 (4.21%) NoSQL
7 3 (3.16%) Data Mining
7 3 (3.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (2.11%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (2.11%) DB2
8 2 (2.11%) Qlik Sense
9 1 (1.05%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (1.05%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (1.05%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (1.05%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 13 (13.68%) Git (software)
2 12 (12.63%) Jenkins
3 5 (5.26%) JIRA
4 4 (4.21%) ProC
5 3 (3.16%) Artifactory
5 3 (3.16%) JUnit
5 3 (3.16%) Sonatype Nexus
5 3 (3.16%) Subversion
6 2 (2.11%) Gradle
6 2 (2.11%) Maven
6 2 (2.11%) SoapUI
6 2 (2.11%) Travis CI
7 1 (1.05%) Bitbucket
7 1 (1.05%) CocoaPods
7 1 (1.05%) Gitweb
7 1 (1.05%) JMeter
7 1 (1.05%) Selenium
7 1 (1.05%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.05%) Xcode
7 1 (1.05%) XMLSpy
General
1 19 (20.00%) Finance
2 10 (10.53%) Telecoms
3 9 (9.47%) Banking
4 8 (8.42%) Electronics
4 8 (8.42%) Manufacturing
4 8 (8.42%) Marketing
5 1 (1.05%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (18.95%) Analyst
1 18 (18.95%) Architect
2 13 (13.68%) DevOps Engineer
3 12 (12.63%) Security Analyst
4 11 (11.58%) Developer
5 8 (8.42%) Consultant
5 8 (8.42%) Linux Engineer
5 8 (8.42%) Platform Architect
6 5 (5.26%) Cloud Architect
6 5 (5.26%) Solutions Architect
6 5 (5.26%) WebOps Engineer
7 4 (4.21%) Java Developer
7 4 (4.21%) SIEM Analyst
7 4 (4.21%) Systems Engineer
7 4 (4.21%) VMware Engineer
8 3 (3.16%) DevOps Consultant
8 3 (3.16%) Digital Analyst
8 3 (3.16%) Security Specialist
8 3 (3.16%) Technical Architect
9 2 (2.11%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (16.84%) XML
2 10 (10.53%) REST
2 10 (10.53%) Web Services
3 9 (9.47%) JSON
3 9 (9.47%) SOAP
4 7 (7.37%) CSS
4 7 (7.37%) Elastic Stack
5 6 (6.32%) HTML
6 5 (5.26%) .NET
6 5 (5.26%) JDBC
6 5 (5.26%) Middleware
7 4 (4.21%) AngularJS
7 4 (4.21%) HTML5
7 4 (4.21%) JTAPI
7 4 (4.21%) Node.js
7 4 (4.21%) RabbitMQ
7 4 (4.21%) RFC 2833
7 4 (4.21%) Sensu
7 4 (4.21%) TAPI
8 3 (3.16%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 29 (30.53%) PKI
2 4 (4.21%) Mobile App
2 4 (4.21%) User Experience
2 4 (4.21%) Video on Demand
3 3 (3.16%) DataPower
3 3 (3.16%) Fintech
4 2 (2.11%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.11%) Client/Server
4 2 (2.11%) Clustering
4 2 (2.11%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.11%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.11%) iPad
4 2 (2.11%) STB
5 1 (1.05%) Cyber Attack
5 1 (1.05%) FMCG
5 1 (1.05%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.05%) Market Risk
5 1 (1.05%) OTC Derivatives
Operating Systems
1 60 (63.16%) Linux
2 13 (13.68%) Windows
3 9 (9.47%) Unix
3 9 (9.47%) Windows Server
4 7 (7.37%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (6.32%) Apple iOS
5 6 (6.32%) Ubuntu
6 5 (5.26%) Android
6 5 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (4.21%) CentOS
7 4 (4.21%) Debian
7 4 (4.21%) Fedora
8 2 (2.11%) Solaris
9 1 (1.05%) OS/400
9 1 (1.05%) Windows 10
9 1 (1.05%) Windows 7
9 1 (1.05%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (34.74%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (32.63%) DevOps
3 26 (27.37%) Configuration Management
4 16 (16.84%) Cryptography
5 15 (15.79%) SIEM
6 12 (12.63%) Load Balancing
7 11 (11.58%) Security Operations
8 10 (10.53%) Presales
8 10 (10.53%) Web Operations
9 8 (8.42%) Business Intelligence
9 8 (8.42%) Digital Marketing
9 8 (8.42%) ITIL
9 8 (8.42%) Migration
9 8 (8.42%) Open Source
9 8 (8.42%) Performance Tuning
9 8 (8.42%) Programme Management
9 8 (8.42%) Protective Monitoring
10 7 (7.37%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (6.32%) GAP Analysis
11 6 (6.32%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 50 (52.63%) Java
2 40 (42.11%) Python
3 33 (34.74%) Ruby
4 23 (24.21%) Bash Shell
5 19 (20.00%) SQL
6 16 (16.84%) C-shell
6 16 (16.84%) Korn
7 15 (15.79%) Go
8 10 (10.53%) Perl
9 7 (7.37%) JavaScript
9 7 (7.37%) PHP
10 5 (5.26%) Shell Script
11 4 (4.21%) Objective-C
12 2 (2.11%) BeanShell
12 2 (2.11%) C
12 2 (2.11%) C++
12 2 (2.11%) PowerShell
13 1 (1.05%) ActionScript 2.0
13 1 (1.05%) C#
13 1 (1.05%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 28 (29.47%) Security Cleared
2 17 (17.89%) SC Cleared
3 4 (4.21%) BPSS Clearance
3 4 (4.21%) CEH
3 4 (4.21%) CISSP
4 3 (3.16%) CREST Certified
4 3 (3.16%) GIAC
4 3 (3.16%) SANS
5 2 (2.11%) CCIE
5 2 (2.11%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (2.11%) Degree
6 1 (1.05%) CISM
6 1 (1.05%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (1.05%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (4.21%) GCP
2 4 (4.21%) PA-DSS
2 4 (4.21%) PCI DSS
3 2 (2.11%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (1.05%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 12 (12.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (10.53%) Docker
3 6 (6.32%) Active Directory
3 6 (6.32%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (4.21%) KVM
4 4 (4.21%) Samba
4 4 (4.21%) Xen
5 3 (3.16%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (2.11%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (1.05%) UAG
Systems Management
1 30 (31.58%) Puppet
2 23 (24.21%) Ansible
3 22 (23.16%) Opscode Chef
4 14 (14.74%) Salt
5 7 (7.37%) logstash
6 6 (6.32%) Kubernetes
7 5 (5.26%) HAProxy
8 4 (4.21%) Grafana
8 4 (4.21%) vCenter Server
9 3 (3.16%) Kibana
9 3 (3.16%) Nagios
10 2 (2.11%) Capistrano
10 2 (2.11%) Icinga
10 2 (2.11%) Tivoli
10 2 (2.11%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 1 (1.05%) Computer Incident Response Team
11 1 (1.05%) Ionix
11 1 (1.05%) OpenView
11 1 (1.05%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 1 (1.05%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 34 (35.79%) VMware
2 14 (14.74%) Cisco
3 11 (11.58%) Red Hat
4 9 (9.47%) Oracle
5 8 (8.42%) SAP
6 7 (7.37%) Citrix
7 6 (6.32%) Juniper
7 6 (6.32%) Mitel
8 5 (5.26%) CheckPoint
9 4 (4.21%) F5
9 4 (4.21%) Google
9 4 (4.21%) NetApp
9 4 (4.21%) SaltStack
9 4 (4.21%) Splunk
10 3 (3.16%) HP
10 3 (3.16%) IBM
10 3 (3.16%) OpenText
11 2 (2.11%) Ericsson
11 2 (2.11%) Microsoft
11 2 (2.11%) Nokia