Period
to 18 January 2018

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 January 2018 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 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 762 704 733
Rank change year-on-year -58 +29 -72
Contract jobs citing HTTPS 76 139 106
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.082% 0.15% 0.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.60% 1.02% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 107 56
England median daily rate £488 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.71% -5.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £377 £300 £309
90th Percentile £638 £630 £538
UK median daily rate £475 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +11.76% - +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
England median hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £29.39
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +44.61% +39.29%
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £29.39
% change year-on-year -5.88% +44.61% +39.29%

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 12,613 13,658 13,919
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 13.66% 15.13% 14.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,837 8,338 8,156
England median daily rate £410 £402 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.12% +0.38% +6.67%
10th Percentile £185 £218 £213
90th Percentile £590 £575 £563
UK median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 624 679 861
England median hourly rate £18.70 £22.50 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.89% +2.27% +8.64%
10th Percentile £11.00 £11.77 £11.25
90th Percentile £45.18 £48.01 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £22.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year -16.89% +2.27% +4.76%

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 January 2018.

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 January 2018. 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 -52 40 £505 +12.22% 12
North of England +7 10 £425 +6.25% 2
Midlands +13 8 £463 +44.53% 2
South East -47 8 £575 +39.39% 13
East Midlands +8 6 £463 +2.78%
North West 0 6 £425 +6.25% 1
South West +18 5 £415 +5.73% 1
East of England -9 5 £383 - 4
Yorkshire +14 3 £500 +19.05% 1
West Midlands +12 2 - - 2
North East +38 1 £565 +70.95%
HTTPS
UK

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, 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 47 (61.84%) HTTP
2 40 (52.63%) Linux
3 34 (44.74%) Java
4 28 (36.84%) TCP/IP
5 21 (27.63%) XML
6 20 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
7 19 (25.00%) SSL
8 18 (23.68%) Firewall
9 17 (22.37%) IPsec
9 17 (22.37%) SQL
10 16 (21.05%) Windows
11 15 (19.74%) FTP
12 14 (18.42%) DNS
12 14 (18.42%) Finance
12 14 (18.42%) DevOps
13 13 (17.11%) Bash Shell
13 13 (17.11%) Python
14 12 (15.79%) Unix
14 12 (15.79%) SOAP
14 12 (15.79%) Web Services
14 12 (15.79%) VMware
14 12 (15.79%) Puppet
15 11 (14.47%) REST
15 11 (14.47%) Amazon AWS
15 11 (14.47%) SSH
15 11 (14.47%) Network Security
15 11 (14.47%) Security Cleared
16 10 (13.16%) Cisco
16 10 (13.16%) VPN
16 10 (13.16%) 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 5 (6.58%) Apache
2 4 (5.26%) IIS
2 4 (5.26%) MQSeries
2 4 (5.26%) MS Exchange
3 3 (3.95%) Documentum
3 3 (3.95%) JBoss
4 2 (2.63%) EPiServer
4 2 (2.63%) nginx
4 2 (2.63%) Oracle Service Bus
4 2 (2.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (1.32%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (1.32%) Anypoint
5 1 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.32%) Mule
5 1 (1.32%) Mule ESB
5 1 (1.32%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.32%) Skype for Business
5 1 (1.32%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.32%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (2.63%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.32%) BusinessWorks
1 1 (1.32%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (1.32%) Magento
1 1 (1.32%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 11 (14.47%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (7.89%) PaaS
3 4 (5.26%) Force.com
3 4 (5.26%) Google Cloud Platform
3 4 (5.26%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
3 4 (5.26%) Salesforce Service Cloud
4 3 (3.95%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (2.63%) IaaS
6 1 (1.32%) Office 365
6 1 (1.32%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 47 (61.84%) HTTP
2 28 (36.84%) TCP/IP
3 19 (25.00%) SSL
4 18 (23.68%) Firewall
5 17 (22.37%) IPsec
6 15 (19.74%) FTP
7 14 (18.42%) DNS
8 11 (14.47%) Network Security
8 11 (14.47%) SSH
9 10 (13.16%) VPN
10 9 (11.84%) SMTP
11 8 (10.53%) LDAP
11 8 (10.53%) VoIP
12 6 (7.89%) NAS
13 5 (6.58%) RTP
14 4 (5.26%) CTI
14 4 (5.26%) MPLS
14 4 (5.26%) PBX
14 4 (5.26%) WAN
14 4 (5.26%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.53%) Big Data
2 5 (6.58%) MongoDB
2 5 (6.58%) SQL Server
3 4 (5.26%) BigQuery
4 3 (3.95%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (3.95%) Data Mining
4 3 (3.95%) NoSQL
4 3 (3.95%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (2.63%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (2.63%) MySQL
5 2 (2.63%) Qlik Sense
5 2 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.32%) DB2
6 1 (1.32%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 10 (13.16%) Git (software)
2 8 (10.53%) Jenkins
3 7 (9.21%) Subversion
4 5 (6.58%) Maven
4 5 (6.58%) Travis CI
5 4 (5.26%) JIRA
5 4 (5.26%) ProC
6 3 (3.95%) GoCD
6 3 (3.95%) JUnit
6 3 (3.95%) SoapUI
7 2 (2.63%) Bitbucket
7 2 (2.63%) Gitweb
7 2 (2.63%) Gradle
7 2 (2.63%) TeamCity
8 1 (1.32%) Ant
8 1 (1.32%) Artifactory
8 1 (1.32%) CocoaPods
8 1 (1.32%) FitNesse
8 1 (1.32%) SCons
8 1 (1.32%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 14 (18.42%) Finance
2 8 (10.53%) Banking
3 5 (6.58%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.95%) Electronics
4 3 (3.95%) Manufacturing
4 3 (3.95%) Marketing
5 1 (1.32%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.32%) Games
5 1 (1.32%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (22.37%) Architect
2 12 (15.79%) Developer
3 11 (14.47%) Analyst
4 9 (11.84%) Consultant
5 8 (10.53%) Platform Architect
6 7 (9.21%) DevOps Engineer
7 6 (7.89%) Java Developer
7 6 (7.89%) Technical Architect
8 5 (6.58%) Cloud Architect
8 5 (6.58%) Security Analyst
9 4 (5.26%) Salesforce Architect
9 4 (5.26%) Solutions Architect
10 3 (3.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 3 (3.95%) Linux Engineer
10 3 (3.95%) Network Engineer
10 3 (3.95%) Salesforce Technical Architect
11 2 (2.63%) AWS Engineer
11 2 (2.63%) Core Java Developer
11 2 (2.63%) DevOps Consultant
11 2 (2.63%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (27.63%) XML
2 12 (15.79%) SOAP
2 12 (15.79%) Web Services
3 11 (14.47%) REST
4 10 (13.16%) JSON
5 8 (10.53%) CSS
6 6 (7.89%) HTML
6 6 (7.89%) Middleware
7 5 (6.58%) AngularJS
7 5 (6.58%) JDBC
8 4 (5.26%) .NET
8 4 (5.26%) HTML5
8 4 (5.26%) J2SE
8 4 (5.26%) Java ME
8 4 (5.26%) JMS
8 4 (5.26%) JTAPI
8 4 (5.26%) RFC 2833
8 4 (5.26%) TAPI
9 3 (3.95%) Java EE
9 3 (3.95%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.84%) PKI
2 7 (9.21%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (6.58%) User Experience
4 4 (5.26%) Mobile App
5 3 (3.95%) Client/Server
5 3 (3.95%) Computer Science
5 3 (3.95%) DataPower
5 3 (3.95%) Fintech
5 3 (3.95%) STB
6 2 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.63%) Clustering
6 2 (2.63%) iPad
7 1 (1.32%) Cyberattack
7 1 (1.32%) Digital TV
7 1 (1.32%) FMCG
7 1 (1.32%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (1.32%) Online Games
7 1 (1.32%) OTC Derivatives
7 1 (1.32%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 40 (52.63%) Linux
2 16 (21.05%) Windows
3 12 (15.79%) Unix
4 9 (11.84%) Windows Server
5 8 (10.53%) Apple iOS
6 7 (9.21%) Android
6 7 (9.21%) Ubuntu
6 7 (9.21%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (6.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (5.26%) Debian
8 4 (5.26%) Fedora
9 2 (2.63%) Solaris
10 1 (1.32%) OS/400
10 1 (1.32%) Windows 10
10 1 (1.32%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (18.42%) DevOps
3 9 (11.84%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (11.84%) ITIL
3 9 (11.84%) Load Balancing
4 8 (10.53%) Configuration Management
4 8 (10.53%) OO
4 8 (10.53%) Performance Tuning
4 8 (10.53%) SIEM
5 7 (9.21%) iOS Development
5 7 (9.21%) Mentoring
5 7 (9.21%) SOA
6 6 (7.89%) Android Development
6 6 (7.89%) Cryptography
6 6 (7.89%) E-Commerce
6 6 (7.89%) SDLC
7 5 (6.58%) Microservices
7 5 (6.58%) Presales
7 5 (6.58%) Waterfall
7 5 (6.58%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 34 (44.74%) Java
2 17 (22.37%) SQL
3 13 (17.11%) Bash Shell
3 13 (17.11%) Python
4 10 (13.16%) Ruby
5 9 (11.84%) C++
5 9 (11.84%) JavaScript
6 6 (7.89%) C-shell
6 6 (7.89%) Korn
6 6 (7.89%) Perl
6 6 (7.89%) Shell Script
7 5 (6.58%) C
8 4 (5.26%) Objective-C
9 3 (3.95%) PHP
9 3 (3.95%) XPath
10 2 (2.63%) Apex Code
10 2 (2.63%) BeanShell
10 2 (2.63%) Go
11 1 (1.32%) F#
11 1 (1.32%) OCaml
Qualifications
1 11 (14.47%) Security Cleared
2 6 (7.89%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.95%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (2.63%) CCIE
4 2 (2.63%) CEH
4 2 (2.63%) CISSP
4 2 (2.63%) Degree
4 2 (2.63%) GSEC
5 1 (1.32%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.32%) CCNP
5 1 (1.32%) CISM
5 1 (1.32%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.32%) GCIA
5 1 (1.32%) GCIH
5 1 (1.32%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (6.58%) PCI DSS
2 4 (5.26%) GCP
2 4 (5.26%) PA-DSS
3 1 (1.32%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 7 (9.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (7.89%) Active Directory
2 6 (7.89%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (5.26%) Samba
4 3 (3.95%) Docker
4 3 (3.95%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (2.63%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (1.32%) UAG
Systems Management
1 12 (15.79%) Puppet
2 7 (9.21%) Ansible
3 6 (7.89%) Nagios
3 6 (7.89%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (5.26%) Kibana
4 4 (5.26%) vCenter Server
5 3 (3.95%) Ganglia
5 3 (3.95%) Graphite
5 3 (3.95%) Riemann
6 2 (2.63%) Capistrano
6 2 (2.63%) HAProxy
6 2 (2.63%) Icinga
6 2 (2.63%) OpenView
6 2 (2.63%) Salt
6 2 (2.63%) Tivoli
6 2 (2.63%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (1.32%) Kubernetes
7 1 (1.32%) logstash
7 1 (1.32%) SCOM
7 1 (1.32%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 12 (15.79%) VMware
2 10 (13.16%) Cisco
3 8 (10.53%) Oracle
4 7 (9.21%) Red Hat
5 6 (7.89%) CheckPoint
5 6 (7.89%) Citrix
6 5 (6.58%) HP
6 5 (6.58%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (5.26%) F5
7 4 (5.26%) Google
7 4 (5.26%) NetApp
8 3 (3.95%) IBM
8 3 (3.95%) OpenText
8 3 (3.95%) SAP
9 2 (2.63%) Ericsson
9 2 (2.63%) Hortonworks
9 2 (2.63%) Microsoft
9 2 (2.63%) Nokia
9 2 (2.63%) Siebel
9 2 (2.63%) Tableau