Period
to 19 July 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 19 July 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)
England > London
6 months to
19 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 563 582 516
Rank change year-on-year +19 -66 +66
Contract jobs citing HTTPS 28 58 93
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.068% 0.13% 0.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.66% 1.03% 1.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 46 63
London median daily rate £500 £463 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.11% -7.50% +25.00%
10th Percentile £361 £350 £371
90th Percentile £570 £625 £588
England median daily rate £475 £425 £493
% change year-on-year +11.76% -13.71% +23.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
London median hourly rate - - £22.50
England median hourly rate - - £22.50

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 London with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 4,247 5,633 4,813
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 10.33% 12.19% 11.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,857 3,904 3,208
London median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% - +2.86%
10th Percentile £218 £207 £239
90th Percentile £650 £632 £625
England median daily rate £425 £425 £415
% change year-on-year - +2.41% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 102 165 137
London median hourly rate £23.25 £20.00 £21.30
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.25% -6.10% +2.65%
10th Percentile £14.00 £14.00 £12.84
90th Percentile £52.50 £49.50 £50.00
England median hourly rate £21.15 £20.00 £18.70
% change year-on-year +5.75% +6.95% -25.20%

HTTPS
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing HTTPS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for HTTPS in London

HTTPS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing HTTPS in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for HTTPS in London

HTTPS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing HTTPS in London over the 6 months to 19 July 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for HTTPS in London

HTTPS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing HTTPS in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for HTTPS in London

HTTPS
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HTTPS within the London region over the 6 months to 19 July 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
Central London +21 12 £500 +11.11% 6
West London +23 2 £513 +20.59% 5
HTTPS
England

For the 6 months to 19 July 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 London region with a requirement for HTTPS.

1 13 (46.43%) HTTP
2 9 (32.14%) Cisco
2 9 (32.14%) IPsec
2 9 (32.14%) REST
2 9 (32.14%) Data Centre
3 8 (28.57%) Java
3 8 (28.57%) Linux
3 8 (28.57%) Firewall
3 8 (28.57%) JSON
4 7 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 7 (25.00%) Python
4 7 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (25.00%) Mobile App
5 6 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (21.43%) CCNP
5 6 (21.43%) LAN
5 6 (21.43%) WAN
5 6 (21.43%) FTP
5 6 (21.43%) Intrusion Detection
6 5 (17.86%) VMware
6 5 (17.86%) Information Security
6 5 (17.86%) DNS
6 5 (17.86%) SMTP
6 5 (17.86%) Unix
6 5 (17.86%) Windows
6 5 (17.86%) SIEM
7 4 (14.29%) SoapUI
7 4 (14.29%) Network Management
7 4 (14.29%) Android Development

HTTPS
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 1 (3.57%) Anypoint
1 1 (3.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (3.57%) Mule
1 1 (3.57%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 6 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (10.71%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (7.14%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (3.57%) Amazon S3
4 1 (3.57%) GitHub
4 1 (3.57%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 13 (46.43%) HTTP
2 9 (32.14%) IPsec
3 8 (28.57%) Firewall
4 7 (25.00%) TCP/IP
5 6 (21.43%) FTP
5 6 (21.43%) Intrusion Detection
5 6 (21.43%) LAN
5 6 (21.43%) WAN
6 5 (17.86%) DNS
6 5 (17.86%) SMTP
7 4 (14.29%) DHCP
7 4 (14.29%) SNMP
7 4 (14.29%) SSH
7 4 (14.29%) WLAN
8 3 (10.71%) BGP
8 3 (10.71%) OSPF
8 3 (10.71%) VLAN
9 2 (7.14%) EIGRP
9 2 (7.14%) IGRP
9 2 (7.14%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.29%) MySQL
1 4 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.14%) Blockchain
3 1 (3.57%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (3.57%) NoSQL
3 1 (3.57%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (3.57%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (14.29%) SoapUI
2 3 (10.71%) JIRA
2 3 (10.71%) TestRail
2 3 (10.71%) Zephyr
3 2 (7.14%) Cucumber
3 2 (7.14%) Gatling
3 2 (7.14%) Git (software)
3 2 (7.14%) Jenkins
3 2 (7.14%) JMeter
3 2 (7.14%) Selenium
3 2 (7.14%) WebDriver
4 1 (3.57%) Burp Suite
4 1 (3.57%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (10.71%) Manufacturing
2 2 (7.14%) Finance
3 1 (3.57%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (3.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (21.43%) Developer
2 4 (14.29%) Network Engineer
2 4 (14.29%) Senior Developer
3 3 (10.71%) Architect
3 3 (10.71%) Cisco Engineer
3 3 (10.71%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 3 (10.71%) DevOps Engineer
3 3 (10.71%) Security Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) Cloud Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Network Architect
4 2 (7.14%) SOC Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) Test Manager
4 2 (7.14%) Tester
4 2 (7.14%) Web Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) .NET Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Consultant
5 1 (3.57%) Network Consultant
5 1 (3.57%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (32.14%) REST
2 8 (28.57%) JSON
3 4 (14.29%) Web Services
4 2 (7.14%) SOAP
5 1 (3.57%) .NET
5 1 (3.57%) .NET Core
5 1 (3.57%) .NET Framework
5 1 (3.57%) Akka
5 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (3.57%) CSS
5 1 (3.57%) CSS3
5 1 (3.57%) HTML
5 1 (3.57%) Kafka
5 1 (3.57%) LDAP
5 1 (3.57%) Node.js
5 1 (3.57%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 9 (32.14%) Data Centre
2 7 (25.00%) Mobile App
3 4 (14.29%) Client/Server
4 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (7.14%) Private Cloud
4 2 (7.14%) Public Cloud
5 1 (3.57%) Blackberry
5 1 (3.57%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (3.57%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 8 (28.57%) Linux
2 5 (17.86%) Unix
2 5 (17.86%) Windows
3 4 (14.29%) Android
4 2 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (7.14%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (17.86%) Information Security
2 5 (17.86%) SIEM
3 4 (14.29%) Android Development
3 4 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
3 4 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (14.29%) Data Management
3 4 (14.29%) DevOps
3 4 (14.29%) Load Balancing
3 4 (14.29%) Migration
3 4 (14.29%) Network Design
3 4 (14.29%) Network Management
3 4 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
3 4 (14.29%) Test Automation
4 3 (10.71%) API Testing
4 3 (10.71%) Defect Management
4 3 (10.71%) Identity Access Management
4 3 (10.71%) Secure Coding
4 3 (10.71%) Software Engineering
4 3 (10.71%) Threat Modelling
Programming Languages
1 8 (28.57%) Java
2 7 (25.00%) Python
3 4 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 4 (14.29%) Kotlin
3 4 (14.29%) SQL
4 3 (10.71%) Bash Shell
5 2 (7.14%) PowerShell
6 1 (3.57%) C
6 1 (3.57%) C#
6 1 (3.57%) ES6
6 1 (3.57%) Go
6 1 (3.57%) Scala
6 1 (3.57%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 7 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (21.43%) CCNP
3 4 (14.29%) CCIE
4 2 (7.14%) CISSP
5 1 (3.57%) CCIE Routing and Switching
5 1 (3.57%) CCIE Service Provider
5 1 (3.57%) CEH
5 1 (3.57%) CREST Certified
5 1 (3.57%) GCIA
5 1 (3.57%) GCIH
5 1 (3.57%) GIAC
5 1 (3.57%) GSEC
5 1 (3.57%) OSCE
5 1 (3.57%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) GDPR
1 2 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (7.14%) PCI DSS
1 2 (7.14%) QA
1 2 (7.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (14.29%) Docker
1 4 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.57%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.57%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 3 (10.71%) Ansible
1 3 (10.71%) Kubernetes
2 2 (7.14%) Packer
2 2 (7.14%) Terraform
3 1 (3.57%) AirWatch
3 1 (3.57%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (3.57%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (32.14%) Cisco
2 5 (17.86%) VMware
3 4 (14.29%) Palo Alto
4 3 (10.71%) Darktrace
4 3 (10.71%) F5
5 2 (7.14%) ArcSight
5 2 (7.14%) CyberArk
5 2 (7.14%) Google
5 2 (7.14%) Juniper
5 2 (7.14%) Meraki
5 2 (7.14%) Proofpoint
5 2 (7.14%) Red Hat
6 1 (3.57%) Barracuda Networks
6 1 (3.57%) Imperva
6 1 (3.57%) Microsoft
6 1 (3.57%) MobileIron
6 1 (3.57%) MuleSoft
6 1 (3.57%) Radware