Period
to 22 April 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 22 April 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
22 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 766 685 711
Rank change year-on-year -81 +26 -21
Contract jobs citing HTTPS 82 130 141
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.088% 0.15% 0.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.67% 1.07% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 90 81
England median daily rate £419 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.94% +5.88% +13.33%
10th Percentile £313 £331 £320
90th Percentile £575 £590 £600
UK median daily rate £419 £450 £423
% change year-on-year -6.94% +6.51% +12.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
England median hourly rate - £26.25 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +75.00% -55.94%
UK median hourly rate - £26.25 £15.00
% change year-on-year - +75.00% -55.94%

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 12,295 12,111 14,281
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 13.27% 14.21% 14.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,623 7,388 8,606
England median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £200 £213 £216
90th Percentile £600 £575 £575
UK median daily rate £415 £403 £400
% change year-on-year +3.11% +0.63% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 678 661 648
England median hourly rate £20.00 £21.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.98% -14.00% +16.28%
10th Percentile £11.78 £11.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.50 £50.00 £47.83
UK median hourly rate £19.49 £22.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -11.43% -12.00% +11.48%

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 22 April 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 22 April 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 -83 35 £461 +2.50% 7
North of England -21 17 £375 -6.25% 7
Midlands - 9 £400 - 2
South East -45 8 £550 +22.22% 6
North East +38 7 £350 -10.26% 1
South West - 7 £381 - 5
East of England -9 6 £388 -20.51% 9
North West -24 6 £425 +6.25% 1
West Midlands - 6 £475 - 2
Yorkshire -10 4 £438 -2.78% 5
East Midlands - 3 £400 -
HTTPS
UK

For the 6 months to 22 April 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 45 (54.88%) HTTP
2 37 (45.12%) SSL
3 34 (41.46%) Linux
4 26 (31.71%) TCP/IP
5 24 (29.27%) Firewall
6 22 (26.83%) Windows
6 22 (26.83%) XML
7 20 (24.39%) Web Services
8 17 (20.73%) DNS
8 17 (20.73%) Unix
8 17 (20.73%) Git (software)
9 16 (19.51%) VPN
9 16 (19.51%) FTP
9 16 (19.51%) Java
9 16 (19.51%) IPsec
10 15 (18.29%) Cisco
10 15 (18.29%) Puppet
11 14 (17.07%) SSH
12 13 (15.85%) MPLS
12 13 (15.85%) WAN
12 13 (15.85%) SOA
13 12 (14.63%) Oracle
13 12 (14.63%) Configuration Management
13 12 (14.63%) Agile Software Development
13 12 (14.63%) Finance
14 11 (13.41%) Cisco Certification
14 11 (13.41%) HTML
14 11 (13.41%) SOAP
14 11 (13.41%) SMTP
14 11 (13.41%) Enterprise Software

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 (9.76%) WebLogic
2 6 (7.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 6 (7.32%) Tomcat
2 6 (7.32%) WebSphere
3 4 (4.88%) Apache
3 4 (4.88%) Oracle Service Bus
4 3 (3.66%) nginx
4 3 (3.66%) OpenStack
5 2 (2.44%) Anypoint
5 2 (2.44%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (2.44%) MQSeries
5 2 (2.44%) MS Exchange
5 2 (2.44%) Mule
5 2 (2.44%) Mule ESB
6 1 (1.22%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (1.22%) CMS
6 1 (1.22%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.22%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.22%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (2.44%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.66%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (1.22%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (1.22%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.32%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (4.88%) Force.com
2 4 (4.88%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
2 4 (4.88%) Salesforce Service Cloud
3 3 (3.66%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (2.44%) Akamai
4 2 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (2.44%) Stackdriver
5 1 (1.22%) GitHub
5 1 (1.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 45 (54.88%) HTTP
2 37 (45.12%) SSL
3 26 (31.71%) TCP/IP
4 24 (29.27%) Firewall
5 17 (20.73%) DNS
6 16 (19.51%) FTP
6 16 (19.51%) IPsec
6 16 (19.51%) VPN
7 14 (17.07%) SSH
8 13 (15.85%) MPLS
8 13 (15.85%) WAN
9 11 (13.41%) SMTP
10 8 (9.76%) OSPF
11 7 (8.54%) LAN
11 7 (8.54%) VoIP
12 5 (6.10%) BGP
12 5 (6.10%) Internet
12 5 (6.10%) PBX
12 5 (6.10%) SNMP
12 5 (6.10%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.10%) MySQL
1 5 (6.10%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.88%) Big Data
2 4 (4.88%) Oracle Database
3 3 (3.66%) MongoDB
3 3 (3.66%) Oracle Database 12c
4 2 (2.44%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.22%) BigQuery
5 1 (1.22%) Qlik Sense
Development Applications
1 17 (20.73%) Git (software)
2 10 (12.20%) Jenkins
2 10 (12.20%) Maven
3 9 (10.98%) JIRA
3 9 (10.98%) Subversion
4 5 (6.10%) SoapUI
5 4 (4.88%) Ant
6 3 (3.66%) FitNesse
6 3 (3.66%) GoCD
6 3 (3.66%) JUnit
6 3 (3.66%) Travis CI
7 2 (2.44%) Artifactory
7 2 (2.44%) Bitbucket
7 2 (2.44%) Gitweb
7 2 (2.44%) Sonatype Nexus
7 2 (2.44%) TeamCity
8 1 (1.22%) JMeter
8 1 (1.22%) ProC
8 1 (1.22%) SCons
8 1 (1.22%) Vagrant
General
1 12 (14.63%) Finance
2 7 (8.54%) Telecoms
3 6 (7.32%) Games
4 2 (2.44%) Banking
4 2 (2.44%) Electronics
4 2 (2.44%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.44%) Marketing
4 2 (2.44%) Retail
5 1 (1.22%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.22%) Legal
Job Titles
1 17 (20.73%) Developer
2 11 (13.41%) Architect
3 10 (12.20%) Consultant
3 10 (12.20%) Network Engineer
4 7 (8.54%) Java Developer
4 7 (8.54%) Security Engineer
5 6 (7.32%) Analyst
5 6 (7.32%) DevOps Engineer
5 6 (7.32%) Technical Architect
6 5 (6.10%) Platform Architect
7 4 (4.88%) Administrator
7 4 (4.88%) Operational Support Analyst
7 4 (4.88%) Operations Analyst
7 4 (4.88%) Operations Support Analyst
7 4 (4.88%) Oracle Consultant
7 4 (4.88%) Salesforce Architect
7 4 (4.88%) Senior Network Engineer
7 4 (4.88%) Support Analyst
7 4 (4.88%) Support Engineer
8 3 (3.66%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (26.83%) XML
2 20 (24.39%) Web Services
3 11 (13.41%) HTML
3 11 (13.41%) SOAP
4 10 (12.20%) JMS
4 10 (12.20%) JSON
4 10 (12.20%) Middleware
5 7 (8.54%) AngularJS
5 7 (8.54%) REST
5 7 (8.54%) WSDL
5 7 (8.54%) XSD
6 6 (7.32%) jQuery
7 5 (6.10%) .NET
7 5 (6.10%) 802.1X
7 5 (6.10%) CSS
7 5 (6.10%) LDAP
7 5 (6.10%) RESTful
8 4 (4.88%) J2SE
8 4 (4.88%) Java ME
8 4 (4.88%) JTAPI
Miscellaneous
1 11 (13.41%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.88%) Client/Server
2 4 (4.88%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.66%) Algorithms
3 3 (3.66%) Animation
3 3 (3.66%) Data Centre
3 3 (3.66%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.66%) Online Games
3 3 (3.66%) STB
3 3 (3.66%) User Experience
4 2 (2.44%) DataPower
4 2 (2.44%) Digital TV
4 2 (2.44%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (2.44%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.44%) Replication
5 1 (1.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.22%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.22%) MPEG
5 1 (1.22%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 34 (41.46%) Linux
2 22 (26.83%) Windows
3 17 (20.73%) Unix
4 11 (13.41%) Windows Server
5 8 (9.76%) Ubuntu
6 6 (7.32%) Android
6 6 (7.32%) MVS
6 6 (7.32%) VME
7 5 (6.10%) Apple iOS
8 4 (4.88%) AIX
8 4 (4.88%) Debian
8 4 (4.88%) Fedora
8 4 (4.88%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (4.88%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (3.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (2.44%) CentOS
10 2 (2.44%) Mac OS
10 2 (2.44%) Windows 10
10 2 (2.44%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (15.85%) SOA
2 12 (14.63%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (14.63%) Configuration Management
3 10 (12.20%) DevOps
3 10 (12.20%) Mentoring
3 10 (12.20%) OO
4 9 (10.98%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (9.76%) Deployment Automation
5 8 (9.76%) Problem-Solving
6 6 (7.32%) Information Security
6 6 (7.32%) ITIL
6 6 (7.32%) Load Balancing
6 6 (7.32%) Performance Testing
6 6 (7.32%) Presales
6 6 (7.32%) Scrum
6 6 (7.32%) SDLC
7 5 (6.10%) Network Architecture
7 5 (6.10%) Network Management
7 5 (6.10%) Performance Tuning
7 5 (6.10%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 16 (19.51%) Java
2 10 (12.20%) SQL
3 9 (10.98%) Bash Shell
3 9 (10.98%) C++
3 9 (10.98%) JavaScript
4 7 (8.54%) Python
5 6 (7.32%) Perl
6 5 (6.10%) C
6 5 (6.10%) C#
7 3 (3.66%) Java 8
7 3 (3.66%) Ruby
7 3 (3.66%) Shell Script
7 3 (3.66%) XPath
8 2 (2.44%) Apex Code
8 2 (2.44%) Apple Swift
8 2 (2.44%) ES6
8 2 (2.44%) Objective-C
8 2 (2.44%) PHP
8 2 (2.44%) PowerShell
8 2 (2.44%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 11 (13.41%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (9.76%) Security Cleared
3 7 (8.54%) SC Cleared
4 6 (7.32%) CCNP
5 4 (4.88%) CISSP
6 3 (3.66%) CCIE
6 3 (3.66%) CCNA
6 3 (3.66%) CEH
6 3 (3.66%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (3.66%) Degree
6 3 (3.66%) GCIA
6 3 (3.66%) GCIH
6 3 (3.66%) GIAC
6 3 (3.66%) GSEC
7 2 (2.44%) CCSA
7 2 (2.44%) CCSE
8 1 (1.22%) CCDA
8 1 (1.22%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.54%) PCI DSS
2 6 (7.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (4.88%) PA-DSS
3 4 (4.88%) QA
4 2 (2.44%) SLA
4 2 (2.44%) WCAG
5 1 (1.22%) FATCA
5 1 (1.22%) GCP
5 1 (1.22%) HL7
5 1 (1.22%) ISO 20022
5 1 (1.22%) PSD2
5 1 (1.22%) SEPA
5 1 (1.22%) TARGET2
System Software
1 7 (8.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (4.88%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (3.66%) Active Directory
4 2 (2.44%) Samba
4 2 (2.44%) Sendmail
5 1 (1.22%) Docker
5 1 (1.22%) KVM
5 1 (1.22%) LXC
5 1 (1.22%) NFS
5 1 (1.22%) vCloud
5 1 (1.22%) VirtualBox
5 1 (1.22%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 15 (18.29%) Puppet
2 7 (8.54%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (7.32%) Kibana
3 6 (7.32%) Nagios
4 5 (6.10%) Ansible
4 5 (6.10%) vCenter Server
5 3 (3.66%) Ganglia
5 3 (3.66%) Graphite
5 3 (3.66%) OpenView
5 3 (3.66%) Riemann
5 3 (3.66%) TIBCO Hawk
6 2 (2.44%) HAProxy
6 2 (2.44%) logstash
6 2 (2.44%) Netcool
6 2 (2.44%) SolarWinds Orion
6 2 (2.44%) Tivoli
6 2 (2.44%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (1.22%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (1.22%) HP Operations Orchestration
7 1 (1.22%) vRealize
Vendors
1 15 (18.29%) Cisco
2 12 (14.63%) Oracle
3 9 (10.98%) CheckPoint
4 8 (9.76%) IBM
4 8 (9.76%) Red Hat
4 8 (9.76%) VMware
5 7 (8.54%) Axway
5 7 (8.54%) SolarWinds
6 6 (7.32%) Citrix
6 6 (7.32%) Fujitsu
7 5 (6.10%) F5
8 4 (4.88%) CyberArk
8 4 (4.88%) Fortinet
8 4 (4.88%) HP
8 4 (4.88%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (4.88%) Splunk
9 3 (3.66%) Google
9 3 (3.66%) SAP
9 3 (3.66%) TIBCO
10 2 (2.44%) Apple