Period
to 19 November 2017

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 November 2017 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 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 573 555 570
Rank change year-on-year -18 +15 -60
Contract jobs citing HTTPS 61 52 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.13% 0.12% 0.068%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.14% 0.83% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 46 22
London median daily rate £500 £450 £354
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +27.00% -16.63%
10th Percentile £370 £263 £281
90th Percentile £663 £630 £536
England median daily rate £500 £416 £425
% change year-on-year +20.12% -2.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £43.78
% change year-on-year -5.88% -2.92% +86.30%

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 5329 6256 5948
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 11.53% 13.93% 12.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 3583 4090 3922
London median daily rate £450 £448 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.56% +5.29% +6.25%
10th Percentile £213 £255 £218
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
England median daily rate £403 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +0.75% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 145 141 180
London median hourly rate £19.64 £19.00 £18.71
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.37% +1.58% -1.55%
10th Percentile £12.60 £11.50 £11.50
90th Percentile £48.38 £50.00 £45.03
England median hourly rate £18.70 £23.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year -20.43% +14.63% +2.50%

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 November 2017.

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 November 2017. 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 -1 9 £525 +24.63%
South London -32 2 £418 +14.38%
North London - 1 - -
HTTPS
England

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, 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 43 (70.49%) TCP/IP
2 41 (67.21%) Linux
3 40 (65.57%) HTTP
4 37 (60.66%) Java
5 34 (55.74%) Python
6 33 (54.10%) Ruby
7 29 (47.54%) PKI
8 26 (42.62%) DevOps
9 25 (40.98%) Amazon AWS
10 24 (39.34%) Security Cleared
10 24 (39.34%) Puppet
11 23 (37.70%) Agile Software Development
12 21 (34.43%) IPsec
12 21 (34.43%) Configuration Management
13 20 (32.79%) Bash Shell
14 19 (31.15%) Network Security
14 19 (31.15%) Opscode Chef
14 19 (31.15%) Ansible
15 18 (29.51%) VMware
16 16 (26.23%) Cryptography
16 16 (26.23%) SC Cleared
16 16 (26.23%) C-shell
16 16 (26.23%) Korn
17 15 (24.59%) Go
17 15 (24.59%) SIEM
18 14 (22.95%) Salt
19 13 (21.31%) SSL
20 12 (19.67%) DNS
20 12 (19.67%) SQL
20 12 (19.67%) Finance

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 5 (8.20%) Apache
1 5 (8.20%) nginx
2 3 (4.92%) JBoss
2 3 (4.92%) MS Exchange
3 2 (3.28%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (3.28%) MQSeries
3 2 (3.28%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.64%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.64%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (4.92%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (1.64%) Magento
1 1 (1.64%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 25 (40.98%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (13.11%) PaaS
3 5 (8.20%) IaaS
4 4 (6.56%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (3.28%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (3.28%) Office 365
6 1 (1.64%) Mimecast
6 1 (1.64%) SaaS
6 1 (1.64%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 43 (70.49%) TCP/IP
2 40 (65.57%) HTTP
3 21 (34.43%) IPsec
4 19 (31.15%) Network Security
5 13 (21.31%) SSL
6 12 (19.67%) DNS
7 9 (14.75%) Firewall
7 9 (14.75%) FTP
8 7 (11.48%) SMTP
9 6 (9.84%) VPN
10 5 (8.20%) WAN
11 3 (4.92%) Internet
11 3 (4.92%) LAN
11 3 (4.92%) MPLS
11 3 (4.92%) NAS
11 3 (4.92%) SSH
11 3 (4.92%) VoIP
12 2 (3.28%) tcpdump
12 2 (3.28%) Wireshark
12 2 (3.28%) XCAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (14.75%) MongoDB
2 8 (13.11%) Big Data
3 6 (9.84%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (6.56%) Apache Cassandra
4 4 (6.56%) BigQuery
5 3 (4.92%) Data Mining
5 3 (4.92%) MySQL
5 3 (4.92%) NoSQL
6 2 (3.28%) Qlik Sense
6 2 (3.28%) SQL Server
7 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (13.11%) Jenkins
2 6 (9.84%) Git (software)
3 4 (6.56%) ProC
4 3 (4.92%) Artifactory
4 3 (4.92%) Sonatype Nexus
5 2 (3.28%) Gradle
5 2 (3.28%) Travis CI
6 1 (1.64%) CocoaPods
6 1 (1.64%) JIRA
6 1 (1.64%) JMeter
6 1 (1.64%) Selenium
6 1 (1.64%) SoapUI
6 1 (1.64%) Xcode
6 1 (1.64%) XMLSpy
General
1 12 (19.67%) Finance
2 9 (14.75%) Telecoms
3 7 (11.48%) Electronics
3 7 (11.48%) Manufacturing
3 7 (11.48%) Marketing
4 6 (9.84%) Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (21.31%) Analyst
2 12 (19.67%) Security Analyst
3 11 (18.03%) DevOps Engineer
4 6 (9.84%) Consultant
4 6 (9.84%) Linux Engineer
5 5 (8.20%) Architect
5 5 (8.20%) Cloud Architect
5 5 (8.20%) WebOps Engineer
6 4 (6.56%) Platform Architect
6 4 (6.56%) SIEM Analyst
6 4 (6.56%) VMware Engineer
7 3 (4.92%) Developer
7 3 (4.92%) Digital Analyst
7 3 (4.92%) Security Specialist
8 2 (3.28%) DevOps Consultant
8 2 (3.28%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (3.28%) Network Engineer
8 2 (3.28%) Security Consultant
8 2 (3.28%) Security Engineer
8 2 (3.28%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (14.75%) XML
2 8 (13.11%) JSON
3 5 (8.20%) CSS
3 5 (8.20%) HTML
3 5 (8.20%) REST
4 4 (6.56%) AngularJS
4 4 (6.56%) Elastic Stack
4 4 (6.56%) HTML5
4 4 (6.56%) Node.js
4 4 (6.56%) SOAP
5 3 (4.92%) Java EE
5 3 (4.92%) JDBC
5 3 (4.92%) LAPP Stack
5 3 (4.92%) RabbitMQ
5 3 (4.92%) Servlets
5 3 (4.92%) Web Services
6 2 (3.28%) 802.1X
6 2 (3.28%) Regular Expression
7 1 (1.64%) CSS3
7 1 (1.64%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 29 (47.54%) PKI
2 4 (6.56%) Mobile App
3 3 (4.92%) Fintech
4 2 (3.28%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.28%) User Experience
5 1 (1.64%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.64%) Cyber Attack
5 1 (1.64%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.64%) iPad
5 1 (1.64%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 41 (67.21%) Linux
2 4 (6.56%) Apple iOS
2 4 (6.56%) Unix
3 3 (4.92%) Android
3 3 (4.92%) Windows
4 2 (3.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (3.28%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.64%) CentOS
5 1 (1.64%) Windows 10
5 1 (1.64%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (42.62%) DevOps
2 23 (37.70%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (34.43%) Configuration Management
4 16 (26.23%) Cryptography
5 15 (24.59%) SIEM
6 11 (18.03%) Security Operations
7 10 (16.39%) Web Operations
8 8 (13.11%) Load Balancing
8 8 (13.11%) Protective Monitoring
9 7 (11.48%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (11.48%) Digital Marketing
9 7 (11.48%) Programme Management
10 6 (9.84%) GAP Analysis
11 5 (8.20%) Cybersecurity
11 5 (8.20%) Migration
11 5 (8.20%) Performance Tuning
12 4 (6.56%) Data Ingestion
12 4 (6.56%) Malware Analysis
12 4 (6.56%) Microservices
12 4 (6.56%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 37 (60.66%) Java
2 34 (55.74%) Python
3 33 (54.10%) Ruby
4 20 (32.79%) Bash Shell
5 16 (26.23%) C-shell
5 16 (26.23%) Korn
6 15 (24.59%) Go
7 12 (19.67%) SQL
8 6 (9.84%) JavaScript
9 4 (6.56%) Objective-C
9 4 (6.56%) Perl
9 4 (6.56%) PHP
10 2 (3.28%) BeanShell
10 2 (3.28%) PowerShell
10 2 (3.28%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.64%) C#
Qualifications
1 24 (39.34%) Security Cleared
2 16 (26.23%) SC Cleared
3 4 (6.56%) BPSS Clearance
3 4 (6.56%) CEH
3 4 (6.56%) CISSP
4 3 (4.92%) CREST Certified
4 3 (4.92%) GIAC
4 3 (4.92%) SANS
5 2 (3.28%) CCIE
5 2 (3.28%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.64%) CISM
6 1 (1.64%) Degree
6 1 (1.64%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.56%) GCP
2 2 (3.28%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.64%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (11.48%) Docker
2 3 (4.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.28%) Active Directory
3 2 (3.28%) Samba
4 1 (1.64%) KVM
4 1 (1.64%) UAG
4 1 (1.64%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.64%) Xen
Systems Management
1 24 (39.34%) Puppet
2 19 (31.15%) Ansible
2 19 (31.15%) Opscode Chef
3 14 (22.95%) Salt
4 5 (8.20%) HAProxy
5 4 (6.56%) logstash
6 3 (4.92%) Kibana
6 3 (4.92%) Kubernetes
7 2 (3.28%) Capistrano
8 1 (1.64%) Computer Incident Response Team
8 1 (1.64%) Grafana
8 1 (1.64%) Icinga
8 1 (1.64%) Ionix
8 1 (1.64%) Nagios
8 1 (1.64%) OpenView
8 1 (1.64%) SCOM
8 1 (1.64%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 18 (29.51%) VMware
2 7 (11.48%) SAP
3 4 (6.56%) Google
3 4 (6.56%) Oracle
4 3 (4.92%) CheckPoint
4 3 (4.92%) Red Hat
5 2 (3.28%) Apple
5 2 (3.28%) Cisco
5 2 (3.28%) Cloudera
5 2 (3.28%) Ericsson
5 2 (3.28%) F5
5 2 (3.28%) Hortonworks
5 2 (3.28%) Microsoft
5 2 (3.28%) NetApp
5 2 (3.28%) Nokia
5 2 (3.28%) SolarWinds
5 2 (3.28%) Tableau
6 1 (1.64%) Demandware
6 1 (1.64%) New Relic
6 1 (1.64%) Splunk