Period
to 17 July 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 17 July 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
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 742 682 742
Rank change year-on-year -60 +60 0
Contract jobs citing HTTPS 111 142 143
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.12% 0.16% 0.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.88% 1.18% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 96 93
England median daily rate £425 £489 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.04% +22.19% -
10th Percentile £313 £356 £273
90th Percentile £571 £588 £585
UK median daily rate £425 £450 £400
% change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
England median hourly rate - £22.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -47.06% +12.17%
UK median hourly rate - £22.50 £42.75
% change year-on-year - -47.37% +12.83%

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 12,589 12,036 15,520
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 13.31% 13.76% 15.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,761 7,285 9,554
England median daily rate £425 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +6.67%
10th Percentile £205 £211 £225
90th Percentile £600 £583 £575
UK median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 700 695 691
England median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -24.00% +21.95%
10th Percentile £12.25 £11.10 £11.00
90th Percentile £47.83 £50.00 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £19.66 £25.00
% change year-on-year +1.73% -21.36% +19.05%

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 17 July 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 17 July 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 -89 58 £463 -7.50% 11
Midlands -2 14 £450 +12.50% 2
South East -31 14 £450 -10.00% 3
North of England -17 11 £350 -12.50% 6
East Midlands +8 8 £425 +3.03% 1
East of England +16 7 £400 -17.95% 10
South West +5 7 £200 - 2
North East -3 6 £350 -10.26%
West Midlands -20 6 £450 +16.13% 1
Yorkshire -10 4 £413 -8.33%
North West -24 1 £325 -18.75% 6
HTTPS
UK

For the 6 months to 17 July 2018, 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 England region with a requirement for HTTPS.

1 61 (54.95%) HTTP
2 47 (42.34%) SSL
3 38 (34.23%) Firewall
4 35 (31.53%) DNS
5 34 (30.63%) TCP/IP
6 33 (29.73%) Linux
7 30 (27.03%) Windows
8 29 (26.13%) Microsoft
9 27 (24.32%) SQL
9 27 (24.32%) FTP
9 27 (24.32%) WAN
10 24 (21.62%) .NET
10 24 (21.62%) VPN
11 22 (19.82%) Cisco
11 22 (19.82%) LAN
12 21 (18.92%) Cisco Certification
13 20 (18.02%) Configuration Management
13 20 (18.02%) HTML
13 20 (18.02%) Finance
14 19 (17.12%) IPsec
14 19 (17.12%) Agile Software Development
14 19 (17.12%) C#
14 19 (17.12%) Git (software)
14 19 (17.12%) REST
15 18 (16.22%) Jenkins
15 18 (16.22%) Java
15 18 (16.22%) JavaScript
15 18 (16.22%) MPLS
15 18 (16.22%) VMware
16 17 (15.32%) XML

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 8 (7.21%) OpenStack
1 8 (7.21%) SharePoint
1 8 (7.21%) Tomcat
1 8 (7.21%) WebLogic
2 6 (5.41%) Apache
2 6 (5.41%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (5.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 6 (5.41%) Skype for Business
2 6 (5.41%) WebSphere
3 4 (3.60%) nginx
4 3 (2.70%) CMS
4 3 (2.70%) IIS
5 2 (1.80%) Confluence
5 2 (1.80%) Oracle Service Bus
5 2 (1.80%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.90%) Drupal
6 1 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.90%) MQSeries
6 1 (0.90%) Mule
6 1 (0.90%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 2 (1.80%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (1.80%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.90%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.80%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (0.90%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (0.90%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 10 (9.01%) Amazon AWS
1 10 (9.01%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (8.11%) GitHub
3 5 (4.50%) BrowserStack
3 5 (4.50%) Sauce Labs
4 4 (3.60%) Office 365
5 3 (2.70%) Dropbox
5 3 (2.70%) G Suite
5 3 (2.70%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (2.70%) OneDrive
5 3 (2.70%) SaaS
5 3 (2.70%) Stackdriver
6 2 (1.80%) Akamai
6 2 (1.80%) Force.com
6 2 (1.80%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
6 2 (1.80%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 61 (54.95%) HTTP
2 47 (42.34%) SSL
3 38 (34.23%) Firewall
4 35 (31.53%) DNS
5 34 (30.63%) TCP/IP
6 27 (24.32%) FTP
6 27 (24.32%) WAN
7 24 (21.62%) VPN
8 22 (19.82%) LAN
9 19 (17.12%) IPsec
10 18 (16.22%) MPLS
11 17 (15.32%) DHCP
12 16 (14.41%) SMTP
13 15 (13.51%) SSH
14 12 (10.81%) OSPF
14 12 (10.81%) SNMP
15 11 (9.91%) Wireless
16 10 (9.01%) BGP
16 10 (9.01%) Internet
16 10 (9.01%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (11.71%) MongoDB
2 11 (9.91%) MySQL
3 10 (9.01%) SQL Server
4 7 (6.31%) Power BI
5 5 (4.50%) Big Data
5 5 (4.50%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (3.60%) Apache Cassandra
6 4 (3.60%) Oracle Database
7 3 (2.70%) Oracle Database 12c
7 3 (2.70%) Redis
7 3 (2.70%) Relational Database
7 3 (2.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (1.80%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (1.80%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 19 (17.12%) Git (software)
2 18 (16.22%) Jenkins
3 9 (8.11%) JIRA
4 6 (5.41%) JMeter
5 5 (4.50%) Bitbucket
5 5 (4.50%) Cucumber
5 5 (4.50%) Gerrit
5 5 (4.50%) Hudson
5 5 (4.50%) JBehave
5 5 (4.50%) LoadRunner
5 5 (4.50%) Maven
5 5 (4.50%) Selenium
5 5 (4.50%) WebDriver
6 4 (3.60%) Sonatype Nexus
7 3 (2.70%) Ant
7 3 (2.70%) Artifactory
7 3 (2.70%) Subversion
8 2 (1.80%) Jasmine
8 2 (1.80%) JUnit
8 2 (1.80%) SoapUI
General
1 20 (18.02%) Finance
2 10 (9.01%) Telecoms
3 7 (6.31%) Games
4 5 (4.50%) Back Office
5 4 (3.60%) Banking
6 3 (2.70%) Retail
7 1 (0.90%) Electronics
7 1 (0.90%) Legal
7 1 (0.90%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.90%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 28 (25.23%) Developer
2 20 (18.02%) Network Engineer
3 8 (7.21%) DevOps Engineer
3 8 (7.21%) Security Engineer
3 8 (7.21%) Senior Network Engineer
4 7 (6.31%) Consultant
5 5 (4.50%) .NET Developer
5 5 (4.50%) Analyst
5 5 (4.50%) Integration Developer
5 5 (4.50%) Software Developer
6 4 (3.60%) CISSP Engineer
6 4 (3.60%) CyberArk Engineer
6 4 (3.60%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (3.60%) Java Developer
6 4 (3.60%) Network Support
6 4 (3.60%) Operations Analyst
6 4 (3.60%) Oracle Consultant
6 4 (3.60%) SIEM Engineer
6 4 (3.60%) Support Analyst
6 4 (3.60%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (21.62%) .NET
2 20 (18.02%) HTML
3 19 (17.12%) REST
4 17 (15.32%) XML
5 16 (14.41%) JSON
6 15 (13.51%) jQuery
7 14 (12.61%) SOAP
8 13 (11.71%) AngularJS
9 12 (10.81%) CSS
9 12 (10.81%) Web Services
10 10 (9.01%) Node.js
11 9 (8.11%) .NET Framework
12 8 (7.21%) ASP.NET
12 8 (7.21%) Elastic Stack
13 7 (6.31%) 802.1X
13 7 (6.31%) Ajax
13 7 (6.31%) ASP.NET MVC
13 7 (6.31%) Middleware
14 6 (5.41%) Apache Flex
14 6 (5.41%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.91%) Analytical Skills
1 11 (9.91%) Data Centre
2 10 (9.01%) Algorithms
3 8 (7.21%) Replication
4 6 (5.41%) Computer Science
4 6 (5.41%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (5.41%) Video on Demand
5 5 (4.50%) Animation
5 5 (4.50%) Data Structures
5 5 (4.50%) Mobile App
5 5 (4.50%) PKI
6 3 (2.70%) Client/Server
6 3 (2.70%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.80%) Linux Command Line
7 2 (1.80%) Online Games
7 2 (1.80%) User Experience
8 1 (0.90%) Fedwire
8 1 (0.90%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.90%) Over-the-Top Content
8 1 (0.90%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 33 (29.73%) Linux
2 30 (27.03%) Windows
3 16 (14.41%) Unix
4 11 (9.91%) Windows Server
5 7 (6.31%) CentOS
6 6 (5.41%) MVS
6 6 (5.41%) VME
7 5 (4.50%) AIX
7 5 (4.50%) Apple iOS
8 4 (3.60%) Android
8 4 (3.60%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (1.80%) Mac OS
9 2 (1.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (1.80%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.90%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.90%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.90%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (18.02%) Configuration Management
2 19 (17.12%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (11.71%) Continuous Integration
3 13 (11.71%) OO
4 12 (10.81%) Network Architecture
4 12 (10.81%) Problem-Solving
4 12 (10.81%) TDD
5 11 (9.91%) DevOps
6 10 (9.01%) BDD
6 10 (9.01%) Deployment Automation
6 10 (9.01%) SOA
6 10 (9.01%) Test Automation
7 9 (8.11%) Black-Box Testing
7 9 (8.11%) Scrum
8 8 (7.21%) Load Balancing
8 8 (7.21%) Network Management
9 7 (6.31%) Information Security
9 7 (6.31%) Mentoring
9 7 (6.31%) Multithreading
9 7 (6.31%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 27 (24.32%) SQL
2 19 (17.12%) C#
3 18 (16.22%) Java
3 18 (16.22%) JavaScript
4 14 (12.61%) PHP
5 13 (11.71%) Python
6 12 (10.81%) Perl
7 8 (7.21%) PowerShell
8 6 (5.41%) Bash Shell
9 5 (4.50%) TypeScript
10 4 (3.60%) Ruby
11 3 (2.70%) Apple Swift
11 3 (2.70%) C++
12 2 (1.80%) C
12 2 (1.80%) ES6
12 2 (1.80%) Java 8
12 2 (1.80%) Objective-C
12 2 (1.80%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.90%) ActionScript
13 1 (0.90%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 21 (18.92%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (12.61%) Security Cleared
3 13 (11.71%) CCNP
4 10 (9.01%) CCNA
5 8 (7.21%) DV Cleared
6 6 (5.41%) CISSP
6 6 (5.41%) Computer Science Degree
6 6 (5.41%) Degree
7 5 (4.50%) SC Cleared
8 4 (3.60%) CEH
8 4 (3.60%) GCIA
8 4 (3.60%) GCIH
8 4 (3.60%) GIAC
8 4 (3.60%) GSEC
9 3 (2.70%) CCDA
9 3 (2.70%) CCVP
10 2 (1.80%) CCSA
10 2 (1.80%) CCSE
10 2 (1.80%) JNCIA
10 2 (1.80%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.11%) QA
2 2 (1.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.80%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.80%) SLA
2 2 (1.80%) WCAG
3 1 (0.90%) FATCA
3 1 (0.90%) HL7
3 1 (0.90%) ISO 20022
3 1 (0.90%) PSD2
3 1 (0.90%) SEPA
3 1 (0.90%) TARGET2
System Software
1 14 (12.61%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (7.21%) VMware NSX
3 6 (5.41%) Active Directory
4 5 (4.50%) Docker
4 5 (4.50%) KVM
5 4 (3.60%) vSphere
5 4 (3.60%) Xen
6 2 (1.80%) Sendmail
7 1 (0.90%) LXC
7 1 (0.90%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.90%) NFS
7 1 (0.90%) Samba
7 1 (0.90%) vCloud
7 1 (0.90%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 16 (14.41%) Puppet
2 10 (9.01%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (7.21%) Ansible
3 8 (7.21%) Kibana
4 7 (6.31%) logstash
4 7 (6.31%) vCenter Server
5 4 (3.60%) Grafana
5 4 (3.60%) Kubernetes
6 3 (2.70%) CA Single Sign-On
6 3 (2.70%) CASB
6 3 (2.70%) Consul
6 3 (2.70%) HAProxy
6 3 (2.70%) Nagios
6 3 (2.70%) Prometheus
6 3 (2.70%) SolarWinds Orion
6 3 (2.70%) Uchiwa
7 2 (1.80%) Netcool
7 2 (1.80%) PingFederate
7 2 (1.80%) TIBCO Hawk
7 2 (1.80%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 29 (26.13%) Microsoft
2 22 (19.82%) Cisco
3 18 (16.22%) VMware
4 16 (14.41%) Oracle
5 14 (12.61%) CheckPoint
6 10 (9.01%) SolarWinds
7 9 (8.11%) Axway
7 9 (8.11%) Splunk
8 8 (7.21%) F5
8 8 (7.21%) IBM
9 7 (6.31%) Juniper
9 7 (6.31%) Red Hat
10 6 (5.41%) CyberArk
10 6 (5.41%) Fujitsu
10 6 (5.41%) Google
11 5 (4.50%) Aruba
11 5 (4.50%) Cypress Semiconductor
11 5 (4.50%) HP
11 5 (4.50%) Perfecto Mobile
12 4 (3.60%) Palo Alto