Period
to 23 April 2019

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 23 April 2019 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
23 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 760 775 683
Rank change year-on-year +15 -92 +34
Contract jobs citing HTTPS 88 81 130
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.10% 0.087% 0.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.80% 0.66% 1.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 55 90
England median daily rate £425 £413 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% -8.33% +5.88%
10th Percentile £306 £313 £331
90th Percentile £563 £571 £590
UK median daily rate £425 £413 £450
% change year-on-year +3.03% -8.33% +6.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
England median hourly rate £15.37 - £26.25
UK median hourly rate £15.37 - £26.25

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 11,031 12,293 12,144
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 12.65% 13.27% 14.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,834 7,627 7,418
England median daily rate £425 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £207 £200 £213
90th Percentile £613 £600 £575
UK median daily rate £425 £415 £405
% change year-on-year +2.41% +2.47% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 499 675 661
England median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.00% -6.98% -14.00%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.68 £11.00
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.50 £50.00
UK median hourly rate £18.75 £19.49 £22.00
% change year-on-year -3.77% -11.43% -15.38%

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 23 April 2019.

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 23 April 2019. 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 +35 40 £455 +7.06% 1
East of England +24 12 £413 +6.45% 1
South West -22 11 £450 +18.03% 3
South East +7 10 £375 -31.82%
North of England +1 10 £413 +10.00% 2
Midlands -3 6 - -
East Midlands +21 5 - -
Yorkshire +8 4 £413 -5.71%
North West +5 4 £370 -12.94% 2
North East -3 2 £445 +27.00%
West Midlands -22 1 - -
HTTPS
UK

For the 6 months to 23 April 2019, 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 50 (56.82%) HTTP
2 27 (30.68%) Java
2 27 (30.68%) Windows
3 26 (29.55%) Linux
3 26 (29.55%) DNS
3 26 (29.55%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (26.14%) SQL
5 22 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 21 (23.86%) Unix
6 21 (23.86%) FTP
6 21 (23.86%) PKI
7 18 (20.45%) Windows Server
8 17 (19.32%) Git (software)
8 17 (19.32%) REST
8 17 (19.32%) Active Directory
8 17 (19.32%) TCP/IP
8 17 (19.32%) Firewall
9 16 (18.18%) PowerShell
9 16 (18.18%) LAN
10 15 (17.05%) WAN
10 15 (17.05%) ITIL
10 15 (17.05%) Cisco
10 15 (17.05%) Security Cleared
10 15 (17.05%) JSON
11 14 (15.91%) Migration
11 14 (15.91%) Project Management
11 14 (15.91%) Web Services
11 14 (15.91%) JavaScript
11 14 (15.91%) LDAP
11 14 (15.91%) Data Centre

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 (7.95%) JBoss
2 6 (6.82%) Apache
2 6 (6.82%) Skype for Business
3 4 (4.55%) IIS
4 3 (3.41%) ColdFusion
5 2 (2.27%) Apache Spark
5 2 (2.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (2.27%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.14%) Anypoint
6 1 (1.14%) CMS
6 1 (1.14%) IBM HTTP Server
6 1 (1.14%) Mule
6 1 (1.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (1.14%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.14%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.14%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 2 (2.27%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.14%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.14%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 9 (10.23%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (7.95%) GitHub
3 5 (5.68%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (5.68%) npm
4 4 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (3.41%) Amazon S3
5 3 (3.41%) Office 365
5 3 (3.41%) Route 53
6 2 (2.27%) Amazon ELB
6 2 (2.27%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (2.27%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 1 (1.14%) BrowserStack
7 1 (1.14%) OneDrive
7 1 (1.14%) OpenShift
7 1 (1.14%) SaaS
7 1 (1.14%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 50 (56.82%) HTTP
2 26 (29.55%) DNS
3 21 (23.86%) FTP
4 17 (19.32%) Firewall
4 17 (19.32%) TCP/IP
5 16 (18.18%) LAN
6 15 (17.05%) WAN
7 11 (12.50%) SSL
8 10 (11.36%) DHCP
8 10 (11.36%) SMTP
9 9 (10.23%) IPsec
9 9 (10.23%) SSH
10 8 (9.09%) BGP
10 8 (9.09%) OSPF
11 7 (7.95%) Internet
11 7 (7.95%) VPN
12 5 (5.68%) EIGRP
12 5 (5.68%) Skype
12 5 (5.68%) SNMP
12 5 (5.68%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (10.23%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.95%) MySQL
2 7 (7.95%) Oracle Database
3 5 (5.68%) Relational Database
4 4 (4.55%) MongoDB
5 3 (3.41%) GIS
6 2 (2.27%) Blockchain
6 2 (2.27%) Data Mining
6 2 (2.27%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.14%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (1.14%) DB2
7 1 (1.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 17 (19.32%) Git (software)
2 12 (13.64%) Jenkins
3 7 (7.95%) Maven
4 5 (5.68%) Babel
4 5 (5.68%) webpack
5 4 (4.55%) git-flow
5 4 (4.55%) JIRA
5 4 (4.55%) SoapUI
5 4 (4.55%) Xcode
6 3 (3.41%) AdminStudio
6 3 (3.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (3.41%) Cucumber
6 3 (3.41%) InstallShield
6 3 (3.41%) JMeter
6 3 (3.41%) Selenium
6 3 (3.41%) TestRail
6 3 (3.41%) Visual Studio Team System
6 3 (3.41%) WebDriver
6 3 (3.41%) Zephyr
7 2 (2.27%) Gatling
General
1 8 (9.09%) Finance
2 4 (4.55%) Manufacturing
2 4 (4.55%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.41%) Banking
3 3 (3.41%) Retail
4 1 (1.14%) Electronics
4 1 (1.14%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.14%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 19 (21.59%) Developer
2 12 (13.64%) Consultant
3 8 (9.09%) Architect
4 7 (7.95%) Network Engineer
5 6 (6.82%) DevOps Engineer
6 4 (4.55%) iOS Developer
6 4 (4.55%) Java Developer
6 4 (4.55%) Tester
7 3 (3.41%) Administrator
7 3 (3.41%) Applications Specialist
7 3 (3.41%) Applications Support
7 3 (3.41%) Applications Support Specialist
7 3 (3.41%) Cisco Engineer
7 3 (3.41%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 3 (3.41%) IT Project Manager
7 3 (3.41%) Network Architect
7 3 (3.41%) Security Engineer
7 3 (3.41%) Senior Developer
7 3 (3.41%) Support Specialist
7 3 (3.41%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (19.32%) REST
2 15 (17.05%) JSON
3 14 (15.91%) LDAP
3 14 (15.91%) Web Services
4 12 (13.64%) HTML
5 11 (12.50%) XML
6 10 (11.36%) CSS
7 9 (10.23%) Middleware
7 9 (10.23%) SOAP
8 6 (6.82%) RESTful
9 5 (5.68%) .NET
9 5 (5.68%) Spring
10 4 (4.55%) Elastic Stack
10 4 (4.55%) iOS SDK
10 4 (4.55%) RxCocoa
10 4 (4.55%) RxSwift
10 4 (4.55%) Spring Boot
10 4 (4.55%) XSLT
11 3 (3.41%) ASP.NET
11 3 (3.41%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 21 (23.86%) PKI
2 14 (15.91%) Data Centre
3 8 (9.09%) Mobile App
4 7 (7.95%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (5.68%) User Experience
6 4 (4.55%) Client/Server
6 4 (4.55%) Public Cloud
7 3 (3.41%) Clustering
7 3 (3.41%) Mainframe
8 2 (2.27%) Blackberry
8 2 (2.27%) Private Cloud
8 2 (2.27%) Self-Motivation
9 1 (1.14%) Algorithms
9 1 (1.14%) CMDB
9 1 (1.14%) Data Structures
9 1 (1.14%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 27 (30.68%) Windows
2 26 (29.55%) Linux
3 21 (23.86%) Unix
4 18 (20.45%) Windows Server
5 13 (14.77%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (6.82%) Android
6 6 (6.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (4.55%) Apple iOS
7 4 (4.55%) CentOS
7 4 (4.55%) Solaris
7 4 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (3.41%) Windows 10
8 3 (3.41%) Windows 7
9 2 (2.27%) Ubuntu
10 1 (1.14%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (29.55%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (17.05%) ITIL
3 14 (15.91%) Migration
3 14 (15.91%) Project Management
4 13 (14.77%) DevOps
4 13 (14.77%) Scrum
5 9 (10.23%) Configuration Management
5 9 (10.23%) Load Balancing
6 8 (9.09%) Software Engineering
7 7 (7.95%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (6.82%) Android Development
8 6 (6.82%) Change Management
8 6 (6.82%) Continuous Delivery
8 6 (6.82%) Data Protection
8 6 (6.82%) Open Source
8 6 (6.82%) Test Automation
9 5 (5.68%) Information Security
9 5 (5.68%) Microservices
9 5 (5.68%) Mobile Device Management
9 5 (5.68%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 27 (30.68%) Java
2 23 (26.14%) SQL
3 16 (18.18%) PowerShell
4 14 (15.91%) JavaScript
5 11 (12.50%) Python
6 6 (6.82%) Kotlin
7 4 (4.55%) Apple Swift
7 4 (4.55%) C
7 4 (4.55%) PHP
8 3 (3.41%) Java 8
8 3 (3.41%) VB
9 2 (2.27%) Bash Shell
9 2 (2.27%) Groovy
10 1 (1.14%) C#
10 1 (1.14%) Go
10 1 (1.14%) Perl
10 1 (1.14%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.14%) TypeScript
10 1 (1.14%) VBScript
10 1 (1.14%) XPath
Qualifications
1 15 (17.05%) Security Cleared
2 11 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (11.36%) DV Cleared
4 9 (10.23%) CCNP
4 9 (10.23%) SC Cleared
5 7 (7.95%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (5.68%) Degree
7 4 (4.55%) CCIE
8 3 (3.41%) CISSP
8 3 (3.41%) Computer Science Degree
8 3 (3.41%) MCSE
8 3 (3.41%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (3.41%) PMI Certification
8 3 (3.41%) PMP
9 2 (2.27%) CCNA
9 2 (2.27%) CEH
9 2 (2.27%) GCIA
9 2 (2.27%) GCIH
9 2 (2.27%) GIAC
9 2 (2.27%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.41%) PCI DSS
1 3 (3.41%) QA
2 2 (2.27%) GDPR
2 2 (2.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.14%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (1.14%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 1 (1.14%) SLA
3 1 (1.14%) WCAG
System Software
1 17 (19.32%) Active Directory
2 13 (14.77%) Docker
3 10 (11.36%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (3.41%) BitLocker
4 3 (3.41%) Hyper-V
4 3 (3.41%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (2.27%) Forefront TMG
5 2 (2.27%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (1.14%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 9 (10.23%) Kubernetes
2 7 (7.95%) Terraform
3 6 (6.82%) Ansible
4 5 (5.68%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (5.68%) Puppet
5 4 (4.55%) Packer
6 3 (3.41%) Norton AntiVirus
6 3 (3.41%) SCCM
6 3 (3.41%) ThinApp
6 3 (3.41%) WSUS
6 3 (3.41%) ZABBIX
7 2 (2.27%) AirWatch
7 2 (2.27%) Grafana
7 2 (2.27%) HP Operations Orchestration
7 2 (2.27%) Prometheus
8 1 (1.14%) Nagios
8 1 (1.14%) OpenView
8 1 (1.14%) OVPM
Vendors
1 22 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 15 (17.05%) Cisco
3 12 (13.64%) VMware
4 10 (11.36%) Oracle
5 9 (10.23%) CA
6 5 (5.68%) F5
7 4 (4.55%) Citrix
7 4 (4.55%) Red Hat
8 3 (3.41%) CyberArk
8 3 (3.41%) HP
8 3 (3.41%) Juniper
8 3 (3.41%) McAfee
8 3 (3.41%) New Relic
8 3 (3.41%) Symantec
9 2 (2.27%) Black Duck
9 2 (2.27%) Meraki
9 2 (2.27%) MobileIron
9 2 (2.27%) Palo Alto
9 2 (2.27%) SolarWinds
9 2 (2.27%) Workday