Period
to 18 October 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 October 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 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 710 736 743
Rank change year-on-year +26 +7 +32
Contract jobs citing HTTPS 139 112 142
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.15% 0.12% 0.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.11% 0.89% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 73 106
England median daily rate £450 £500 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +25.00% -4.19%
10th Percentile £353 £400 £263
90th Percentile £700 £607 £594
UK median daily rate £450 £493 £401
% change year-on-year -8.63% +22.97% -3.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 2
England median hourly rate £12.50 £40.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -68.75% -5.88% -2.92%
10th Percentile £11.25 £23.40 £41.25
90th Percentile £13.75 £40.00 £43.75
UK median hourly rate £12.50 £40.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year -68.75% -5.88% -2.92%

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 12,505 12,580 15,118
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 13.27% 13.77% 15.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,585 7,728 9,301
England median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.94% +1.25% +3.90%
10th Percentile £200 £200 £223
90th Percentile £613 £588 £575
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 609 657 745
England median hourly rate £20.00 £18.70 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.95% -16.89% +12.50%
10th Percentile £12.25 £11.56 £11.55
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.50 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £19.25 £23.75
% change year-on-year -1.30% -18.95% +18.75%

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 October 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 October 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 -15 79 £519 +3.70% 16
North of England -10 20 £365 - 7
South East -5 19 £450 -10.89% 8
North West -7 12 £365 - 6
Midlands -15 12 £400 -23.81% 4
East Midlands +12 11 £400 -23.81% 2
North East - 5 £465 -
East of England -5 4 £394 -7.35% 4
South West -12 4 £220 -41.72% 1
Yorkshire - 3 £413 - 1
West Midlands -24 1 £300 -22.58% 2
HTTPS
UK

For the 6 months to 18 October 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 83 (59.71%) HTTP
2 54 (38.85%) Firewall
3 50 (35.97%) SSL
4 45 (32.37%) Windows
5 44 (31.65%) Linux
5 44 (31.65%) Agile Software Development
6 43 (30.94%) Microsoft
7 37 (26.62%) DNS
8 36 (25.90%) Jenkins
9 35 (25.18%) SQL
10 34 (24.46%) TCP/IP
11 33 (23.74%) Java
12 31 (22.30%) REST
13 29 (20.86%) JavaScript
14 28 (20.14%) VPN
15 27 (19.42%) WAN
16 26 (18.71%) .NET
17 25 (17.99%) C#
17 25 (17.99%) Git (software)
18 24 (17.27%) FTP
18 24 (17.27%) LAN
19 23 (16.55%) Configuration Management
19 23 (16.55%) Security Cleared
20 22 (15.83%) Continuous Integration
20 22 (15.83%) DevOps
20 22 (15.83%) Cisco
21 21 (15.11%) DHCP
21 21 (15.11%) OO
21 21 (15.11%) JSON
21 21 (15.11%) Microsoft Azure

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 12 (8.63%) Apache
2 9 (6.47%) Skype for Business
3 8 (5.76%) SharePoint
4 7 (5.04%) OpenStack
4 7 (5.04%) Tomcat
5 6 (4.32%) Apache Spark
5 6 (4.32%) IIS
6 5 (3.60%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (2.16%) CMS
7 3 (2.16%) nginx
7 3 (2.16%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 2 (1.44%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.72%) Confluence
9 1 (0.72%) Oracle Service Bus
9 1 (0.72%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.72%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (1.44%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (1.44%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (6.47%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.72%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 21 (15.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (12.95%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (12.23%) GitHub
4 9 (6.47%) BrowserStack
4 9 (6.47%) Sauce Labs
5 6 (4.32%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (3.60%) Force.com
6 5 (3.60%) IaaS
6 5 (3.60%) PaaS
6 5 (3.60%) SaaS
7 4 (2.88%) Office 365
7 4 (2.88%) OneDrive
8 3 (2.16%) Dropbox
8 3 (2.16%) G Suite
9 2 (1.44%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
9 2 (1.44%) Salesforce Service Cloud
10 1 (0.72%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.72%) OpenShift
10 1 (0.72%) Route 53
10 1 (0.72%) Stackdriver
Communications & Networking
1 83 (59.71%) HTTP
2 54 (38.85%) Firewall
3 50 (35.97%) SSL
4 37 (26.62%) DNS
5 34 (24.46%) TCP/IP
6 28 (20.14%) VPN
7 27 (19.42%) WAN
8 24 (17.27%) FTP
8 24 (17.27%) LAN
9 21 (15.11%) DHCP
10 19 (13.67%) SMTP
11 17 (12.23%) IPsec
12 16 (11.51%) MPLS
12 16 (11.51%) SSH
13 12 (8.63%) Internet
13 12 (8.63%) OSPF
13 12 (8.63%) Wireless
14 11 (7.91%) Kerberos
14 11 (7.91%) SNMP
14 11 (7.91%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (10.79%) SQL Server
2 14 (10.07%) MongoDB
3 10 (7.19%) MySQL
4 9 (6.47%) Big Data
5 8 (5.76%) PostgreSQL
6 7 (5.04%) Power BI
7 6 (4.32%) Apache Hive
7 6 (4.32%) Hadoop
7 6 (4.32%) HBase
7 6 (4.32%) Pentaho
7 6 (4.32%) QlikView
7 6 (4.32%) Sqoop
8 5 (3.60%) Apache Cassandra
9 4 (2.88%) Redis
10 3 (2.16%) Oracle Database
10 3 (2.16%) Relational Database
10 3 (2.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (1.44%) SQL Server 2012
12 1 (0.72%) Amazon RDS
12 1 (0.72%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 36 (25.90%) Jenkins
2 25 (17.99%) Git (software)
3 15 (10.79%) Bitbucket
4 11 (7.91%) Selenium
5 9 (6.47%) Cucumber
5 9 (6.47%) Gerrit
5 9 (6.47%) Hudson
5 9 (6.47%) JBehave
5 9 (6.47%) JMeter
5 9 (6.47%) LoadRunner
5 9 (6.47%) WebDriver
6 8 (5.76%) TeamCity
7 6 (4.32%) Artifactory
8 5 (3.60%) JIRA
9 4 (2.88%) Subversion
10 3 (2.16%) AutoIt
10 3 (2.16%) Gradle
10 3 (2.16%) JUnit
10 3 (2.16%) Maven
11 2 (1.44%) Travis CI
General
1 18 (12.95%) Finance
2 14 (10.07%) Banking
3 9 (6.47%) Telecoms
4 6 (4.32%) Legal
5 5 (3.60%) Back Office
6 4 (2.88%) Games
7 2 (1.44%) Retail
8 1 (0.72%) Front Office
8 1 (0.72%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 38 (27.34%) Developer
2 20 (14.39%) Network Engineer
3 15 (10.79%) DevOps Engineer
4 10 (7.19%) Automation Engineer
5 9 (6.47%) Java Developer
6 8 (5.76%) Senior Network Engineer
7 7 (5.04%) Analyst
7 7 (5.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 6 (4.32%) Consultant
8 6 (4.32%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
8 6 (4.32%) Software Developer
9 5 (3.60%) Integration Developer
9 5 (3.60%) QA Manager
9 5 (3.60%) Senior DevOps
9 5 (3.60%) Support Analyst
10 4 (2.88%) Applications Support
10 4 (2.88%) Azure DevOps
10 4 (2.88%) Azure DevOps Engineer
10 4 (2.88%) Azure Engineer
10 4 (2.88%) Hadoop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (22.30%) REST
2 26 (18.71%) .NET
3 21 (15.11%) JSON
4 20 (14.39%) SOAP
5 19 (13.67%) HTML
6 15 (10.79%) jQuery
7 14 (10.07%) CSS
8 13 (9.35%) .NET Framework
8 13 (9.35%) Ajax
8 13 (9.35%) OAuth
9 12 (8.63%) SAML
9 12 (8.63%) Web Services
10 11 (7.91%) AngularJS
10 11 (7.91%) Node.js
10 11 (7.91%) XML
11 10 (7.19%) 802.1X
11 10 (7.19%) LDAP
12 9 (6.47%) Middleware
12 9 (6.47%) Nightwatchjs
12 9 (6.47%) WebdriverIO
Miscellaneous
1 17 (12.23%) Analytical Skills
1 17 (12.23%) Data Centre
2 13 (9.35%) Algorithms
3 10 (7.19%) Data Structures
4 6 (4.32%) Computer Science
4 6 (4.32%) PKI
4 6 (4.32%) Replication
4 6 (4.32%) Video on Demand
5 3 (2.16%) Animation
5 3 (2.16%) CMDB
5 3 (2.16%) Life Science
5 3 (2.16%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.16%) Mobile App
5 3 (2.16%) Private Cloud
6 2 (1.44%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.44%) User Experience
7 1 (0.72%) Cyber Defence
7 1 (0.72%) DataPower
7 1 (0.72%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.72%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 45 (32.37%) Windows
2 44 (31.65%) Linux
3 18 (12.95%) Unix
3 18 (12.95%) Windows Server
4 9 (6.47%) zOS
5 6 (4.32%) CentOS
6 5 (3.60%) Apple iOS
7 3 (2.16%) Android
7 3 (2.16%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (1.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (1.44%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.72%) AIX
9 1 (0.72%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (31.65%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (16.55%) Configuration Management
3 22 (15.83%) Continuous Integration
3 22 (15.83%) DevOps
4 21 (15.11%) OO
5 20 (14.39%) Open Source
6 17 (12.23%) Scrum
6 17 (12.23%) Test Automation
7 16 (11.51%) TDD
8 14 (10.07%) Software Engineering
9 13 (9.35%) BDD
9 13 (9.35%) Load Balancing
9 13 (9.35%) Network Architecture
9 13 (9.35%) Problem-Solving
10 11 (7.91%) Black-Box Testing
10 11 (7.91%) Information Security
10 11 (7.91%) OOP
11 10 (7.19%) Cybersecurity
12 9 (6.47%) Functional Programming
12 9 (6.47%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 35 (25.18%) SQL
2 33 (23.74%) Java
3 29 (20.86%) JavaScript
4 25 (17.99%) C#
5 17 (12.23%) PHP
6 12 (8.63%) Perl
6 12 (8.63%) Python
7 11 (7.91%) PowerShell
8 10 (7.19%) C++
8 10 (7.19%) Shell Script
9 9 (6.47%) ActionScript
9 9 (6.47%) ActionScript 2.0
9 9 (6.47%) JCL
10 7 (5.04%) Groovy
11 6 (4.32%) Bash Shell
12 3 (2.16%) Apex Code
12 3 (2.16%) C
12 3 (2.16%) TypeScript
13 2 (1.44%) Go
13 2 (1.44%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 23 (16.55%) Security Cleared
2 19 (13.67%) Cisco Certification
3 14 (10.07%) CCNP
3 14 (10.07%) SC Cleared
4 10 (7.19%) CCNA
4 10 (7.19%) DV Cleared
5 6 (4.32%) Degree
6 4 (2.88%) CISSP
6 4 (2.88%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (1.44%) CCDA
7 2 (1.44%) CCVP
7 2 (1.44%) CEH
7 2 (1.44%) GCIA
7 2 (1.44%) GCIH
7 2 (1.44%) GIAC
7 2 (1.44%) GSEC
7 2 (1.44%) HP APS
7 2 (1.44%) JNCIA
7 2 (1.44%) JNCIS
7 2 (1.44%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (8.63%) QA
2 6 (4.32%) GDPR
2 6 (4.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (3.60%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.72%) WCAG
System Software
1 18 (12.95%) Active Directory
2 12 (8.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (7.91%) Docker
4 10 (7.19%) VMware NSX
5 6 (4.32%) HDFS
5 6 (4.32%) Xen
6 5 (3.60%) KVM
7 4 (2.88%) vSphere
8 2 (1.44%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.72%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.72%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 15 (10.79%) Ansible
2 13 (9.35%) Puppet
3 12 (8.63%) Kubernetes
4 9 (6.47%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (5.04%) Kibana
6 6 (4.32%) Ambari
6 6 (4.32%) Hadoop YARN
6 6 (4.32%) logstash
6 6 (4.32%) Oozie
6 6 (4.32%) Single Sign-On
6 6 (4.32%) Terraform
6 6 (4.32%) vCenter Server
7 5 (3.60%) Grafana
7 5 (3.60%) HP Operations Orchestration
8 4 (2.88%) Consul
8 4 (2.88%) Prometheus
8 4 (2.88%) Uchiwa
9 3 (2.16%) CA Single Sign-On
9 3 (2.16%) CASB
10 2 (1.44%) Nagios
Vendors
1 43 (30.94%) Microsoft
2 22 (15.83%) Cisco
3 20 (14.39%) VMware
4 14 (10.07%) CheckPoint
5 12 (8.63%) Oracle
6 11 (7.91%) CyberArk
6 11 (7.91%) HP
7 10 (7.19%) IBM
8 9 (6.47%) BMC
8 9 (6.47%) Cypress Semiconductor
8 9 (6.47%) IBM Sterling
8 9 (6.47%) OpenText
8 9 (6.47%) Perfecto Mobile
8 9 (6.47%) Remedy
9 8 (5.76%) Juniper
9 8 (5.76%) SolarWinds
10 7 (5.04%) Aruba
11 6 (4.32%) F5
11 6 (4.32%) Meraki
11 6 (4.32%) Splunk