Period
to 17 January 2018

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 17 January 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)
England > London
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 587 545 575
Rank change year-on-year -42 +30 -54
Contract jobs citing HTTPS 40 62 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.086% 0.15% 0.060%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.75% 1.09% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 52 18
London median daily rate £505 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.22% +12.50% -5.88%
10th Percentile £377 £263 £268
90th Percentile £663 £630 £583
England median daily rate £488 £425 £450
% change year-on-year +14.71% -5.56% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £29.39
% change year-on-year -5.88% +44.61% +39.29%

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 5,369 5,674 5,395
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 11.55% 13.49% 12.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,667 3,701 3,546
London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £213 £260 £225
90th Percentile £625 £600 £600
England median daily rate £410 £402 £400
% change year-on-year +1.99% +0.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 145 148 160
London median hourly rate £18.70 £19.25 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.86% -14.44% +20.32%
10th Percentile £12.20 £12.50 £12.23
90th Percentile £47.83 £50.00 £45.00
England median hourly rate £18.70 £22.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year -16.89% +2.27% +8.64%

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 17 January 2018.

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 17 January 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
Central London -11 6 £420 -1.18% 1
South London -32 2 £418 +14.38%
HTTPS
England

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing HTTPS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for HTTPS.

1 29 (72.50%) HTTP
2 20 (50.00%) Java
3 19 (47.50%) TCP/IP
4 18 (45.00%) Linux
5 11 (27.50%) XML
5 11 (27.50%) SQL
5 11 (27.50%) IPsec
5 11 (27.50%) Amazon AWS
6 10 (25.00%) Ruby
6 10 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (25.00%) Python
6 10 (25.00%) SSL
6 10 (25.00%) DevOps
7 9 (22.50%) Finance
7 9 (22.50%) PKI
7 9 (22.50%) Bash Shell
8 8 (20.00%) JSON
8 8 (20.00%) Network Security
8 8 (20.00%) SIEM
8 8 (20.00%) Big Data
8 8 (20.00%) FTP
8 8 (20.00%) DNS
9 7 (17.50%) JavaScript
9 7 (17.50%) Firewall
9 7 (17.50%) Puppet
10 6 (15.00%) Korn
10 6 (15.00%) PaaS
10 6 (15.00%) C-shell
10 6 (15.00%) Security Cleared
10 6 (15.00%) Banking

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 3 (7.50%) Apache
1 3 (7.50%) JBoss
2 2 (5.00%) MQSeries
2 2 (5.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.00%) nginx
3 1 (2.50%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (2.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.50%) OpenStack
3 1 (2.50%) Skype for Business
3 1 (2.50%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (2.50%) Magento
1 1 (2.50%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 11 (27.50%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (15.00%) PaaS
3 4 (10.00%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (7.50%) Force.com
4 3 (7.50%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (7.50%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
4 3 (7.50%) Salesforce Service Cloud
5 2 (5.00%) IaaS
6 1 (2.50%) Office 365
6 1 (2.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (72.50%) HTTP
2 19 (47.50%) TCP/IP
3 11 (27.50%) IPsec
4 10 (25.00%) SSL
5 8 (20.00%) DNS
5 8 (20.00%) FTP
5 8 (20.00%) Network Security
6 7 (17.50%) Firewall
7 6 (15.00%) SMTP
7 6 (15.00%) VPN
8 3 (7.50%) Internet
8 3 (7.50%) MPLS
8 3 (7.50%) NAS
8 3 (7.50%) SSH
8 3 (7.50%) VoIP
8 3 (7.50%) WAN
9 2 (5.00%) Fibre Channel
9 2 (5.00%) tcpdump
9 2 (5.00%) Wireshark
9 2 (5.00%) XCAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (20.00%) Big Data
2 5 (12.50%) MongoDB
3 4 (10.00%) BigQuery
4 3 (7.50%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (7.50%) Data Mining
4 3 (7.50%) NoSQL
4 3 (7.50%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (5.00%) MySQL
5 2 (5.00%) Qlik Sense
5 2 (5.00%) SQL Server
6 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (10.00%) Jenkins
1 4 (10.00%) ProC
2 3 (7.50%) Git (software)
2 3 (7.50%) Maven
3 2 (5.00%) Gradle
3 2 (5.00%) Travis CI
4 1 (2.50%) Artifactory
4 1 (2.50%) Bitbucket
4 1 (2.50%) CocoaPods
4 1 (2.50%) FitNesse
4 1 (2.50%) Gitweb
4 1 (2.50%) SoapUI
4 1 (2.50%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (2.50%) TeamCity
4 1 (2.50%) Xcode
General
1 9 (22.50%) Finance
2 6 (15.00%) Banking
3 4 (10.00%) Telecoms
4 2 (5.00%) Electronics
4 2 (5.00%) Manufacturing
4 2 (5.00%) Marketing
5 1 (2.50%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.50%) Games
Job Titles
1 7 (17.50%) Architect
2 6 (15.00%) Analyst
3 5 (12.50%) Cloud Architect
3 5 (12.50%) Developer
3 5 (12.50%) Security Analyst
4 4 (10.00%) Consultant
4 4 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
4 4 (10.00%) Platform Architect
5 3 (7.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) Salesforce Architect
6 2 (5.00%) AWS Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Digital Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Network Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Salesforce Technical Architect
6 2 (5.00%) Security Specialist
6 2 (5.00%) Senior Network Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Technical Architect
7 1 (2.50%) Senior Cisco Engineer
7 1 (2.50%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (27.50%) XML
2 8 (20.00%) JSON
3 6 (15.00%) CSS
4 5 (12.50%) AngularJS
4 5 (12.50%) HTML
4 5 (12.50%) REST
5 4 (10.00%) HTML5
5 4 (10.00%) SOAP
6 3 (7.50%) Java EE
6 3 (7.50%) JDBC
6 3 (7.50%) Servlets
7 2 (5.00%) 802.1X
7 2 (5.00%) jQuery
7 2 (5.00%) Middleware
7 2 (5.00%) Node.js
7 2 (5.00%) Regular Expression
7 2 (5.00%) Visualforce
8 1 (2.50%) Elastic Stack
8 1 (2.50%) LAPP Stack
8 1 (2.50%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (22.50%) PKI
2 4 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (10.00%) Mobile App
3 3 (7.50%) Fintech
4 2 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.00%) Computer Science
4 2 (5.00%) User Experience
5 1 (2.50%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.50%) Cyberattack
5 1 (2.50%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (2.50%) iPad
5 1 (2.50%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 18 (45.00%) Linux
2 5 (12.50%) Unix
3 4 (10.00%) Apple iOS
3 4 (10.00%) Windows
4 3 (7.50%) Android
5 2 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.50%) Windows 10
6 1 (2.50%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.50%) Windows Server
6 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (25.00%) DevOps
2 8 (20.00%) SIEM
3 6 (15.00%) Cryptography
3 6 (15.00%) Mentoring
4 5 (12.50%) Load Balancing
4 5 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (12.50%) Web Application Development
5 4 (10.00%) Analytics
5 4 (10.00%) Configuration Management
5 4 (10.00%) Data Ingestion
5 4 (10.00%) Information Security
5 4 (10.00%) iOS Development
5 4 (10.00%) Low Latency
5 4 (10.00%) Microservices
5 4 (10.00%) Mobile Development
5 4 (10.00%) Protective Monitoring
6 3 (7.50%) API Development
6 3 (7.50%) Cybersecurity
6 3 (7.50%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 20 (50.00%) Java
2 11 (27.50%) SQL
3 10 (25.00%) Python
3 10 (25.00%) Ruby
4 9 (22.50%) Bash Shell
5 7 (17.50%) JavaScript
6 6 (15.00%) C-shell
6 6 (15.00%) Korn
7 4 (10.00%) Objective-C
8 3 (7.50%) C++
8 3 (7.50%) Perl
8 3 (7.50%) PHP
9 2 (5.00%) Apex Code
9 2 (5.00%) BeanShell
9 2 (5.00%) Go
9 2 (5.00%) Shell Script
10 1 (2.50%) C#
10 1 (2.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (15.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (7.50%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (7.50%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.00%) CCIE
3 2 (5.00%) CEH
3 2 (5.00%) CISSP
3 2 (5.00%) Degree
3 2 (5.00%) GSEC
4 1 (2.50%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (2.50%) CCNP
4 1 (2.50%) CISM
4 1 (2.50%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (2.50%) GCIA
4 1 (2.50%) GCIH
4 1 (2.50%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.00%) GCP
2 1 (2.50%) ISO 9001
2 1 (2.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (7.50%) Docker
2 2 (5.00%) Samba
3 1 (2.50%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.50%) UAG
3 1 (2.50%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (17.50%) Puppet
2 4 (10.00%) Ansible
3 3 (7.50%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (5.00%) Capistrano
4 2 (5.00%) HAProxy
4 2 (5.00%) OpenView
4 2 (5.00%) Salt
5 1 (2.50%) Computer Incident Response Team
5 1 (2.50%) Icinga
5 1 (2.50%) Ionix
5 1 (2.50%) Kibana
5 1 (2.50%) Kubernetes
5 1 (2.50%) logstash
5 1 (2.50%) Nagios
5 1 (2.50%) SCOM
5 1 (2.50%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 4 (10.00%) Google
1 4 (10.00%) Oracle
1 4 (10.00%) Salesforce.com
2 3 (7.50%) CheckPoint
2 3 (7.50%) VMware
3 2 (5.00%) Cisco
3 2 (5.00%) Cloudera
3 2 (5.00%) Ericsson
3 2 (5.00%) F5
3 2 (5.00%) Hortonworks
3 2 (5.00%) HP
3 2 (5.00%) NetApp
3 2 (5.00%) Nokia
3 2 (5.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (5.00%) SAP
3 2 (5.00%) SolarWinds
3 2 (5.00%) Tableau
4 1 (2.50%) Apple
4 1 (2.50%) Demandware
4 1 (2.50%) Ivanti