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 3 months to 27 June 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
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 386 410 419
Rank change year-on-year +24 +9  
Contract jobs citing HTTPS 38 17 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.18% 0.078% 0.065%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.65% 0.56% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 15 7
Median daily rate £525 £393 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.75% -21.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £368 £430
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £425 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £393 £410
% change year-on-year +14.64% -4.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £22.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £43.00 -

HTTPS is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 2303 3014 3064
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 11.06% 13.84% 13.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1536 2050 1982
Median daily rate £450 £430 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.65% +10.96%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £585 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 48 91
Median hourly rate £24.86 £22.00 £19.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.00% +11.59%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.83 £11.80 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £31.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year -4.76% +31.25%  

HTTPS
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London citing HTTPS as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

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 3 months to 27 June 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 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -2 3 £548 +31.53% 1
HTTPS
England

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 57 (75.00%) HTTP
2 35 (46.05%) Puppet
3 32 (42.11%) Linux
4 31 (40.79%) Java
4 31 (40.79%) Configuration Management
5 28 (36.84%) DevOps
6 27 (35.53%) Security Cleared
7 26 (34.21%) Python
7 26 (34.21%) TCP/IP
8 24 (31.58%) SC Cleared
9 22 (28.95%) nginx
9 22 (28.95%) Bash Shell
9 22 (28.95%) Apache
9 22 (28.95%) Jenkins
10 20 (26.32%) Docker
10 20 (26.32%) Git (software)
10 20 (26.32%) Ruby
11 19 (25.00%) Ansible
12 18 (23.68%) IPsec
13 17 (22.37%) Agile Software Development
13 17 (22.37%) Opscode Chef
13 17 (22.37%) HAProxy
14 16 (21.05%) Korn
14 16 (21.05%) C-shell
15 15 (19.74%) Amazon AWS
15 15 (19.74%) Load Balancing
16 14 (18.42%) CEH
16 14 (18.42%) MongoDB
16 14 (18.42%) XML
16 14 (18.42%) MySQL

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 22 (28.95%) Apache
1 22 (28.95%) nginx
2 4 (5.26%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 4 (5.26%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (5.26%) IIS
3 3 (3.95%) Anypoint
3 3 (3.95%) WebSphere
4 2 (2.63%) CMS
4 2 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (2.63%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.32%) Confluence
5 1 (1.32%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.32%) Mule
5 1 (1.32%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (2.63%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (5.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.32%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 15 (19.74%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (17.11%) IaaS
3 4 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (3.95%) AWS CloudFormation
4 3 (3.95%) Dynamics 365
5 2 (2.63%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (1.32%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (1.32%) Mimecast
6 1 (1.32%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 57 (75.00%) HTTP
2 26 (34.21%) TCP/IP
3 18 (23.68%) IPsec
4 13 (17.11%) Network Security
5 11 (14.47%) DNS
5 11 (14.47%) SSL
6 7 (9.21%) Firewall
7 6 (7.89%) FTP
8 5 (6.58%) Internet
8 5 (6.58%) VPN
8 5 (6.58%) WAN
9 4 (5.26%) OSPF
9 4 (5.26%) SMTP
9 4 (5.26%) X.509
10 3 (3.95%) LAN
10 3 (3.95%) MPLS
10 3 (3.95%) SSH
11 2 (2.63%) BGP
11 2 (2.63%) Fibre Channel
11 2 (2.63%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (18.42%) MongoDB
1 14 (18.42%) MySQL
2 13 (17.11%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (5.26%) GIS
3 4 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (3.95%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.63%) Big Data
5 2 (2.63%) Hadoop
5 2 (2.63%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.63%) Redis
6 1 (1.32%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.32%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.32%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 22 (28.95%) Jenkins
2 20 (26.32%) Git (software)
3 7 (9.21%) Maven
4 5 (6.58%) JIRA
5 4 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (3.95%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.32%) Artifactory
7 1 (1.32%) Fiddler
7 1 (1.32%) GitLab
7 1 (1.32%) JUnit
7 1 (1.32%) Mocha
7 1 (1.32%) MSI
7 1 (1.32%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.32%) Vagrant
General
1 9 (11.84%) Finance
2 6 (7.89%) Telecoms
3 5 (6.58%) Banking
4 4 (5.26%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.32%) Electronics
5 1 (1.32%) Front Office
5 1 (1.32%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.32%) Law
5 1 (1.32%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.32%) Marketing
5 1 (1.32%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (23.68%) DevOps Engineer
2 12 (15.79%) Consultant
2 12 (15.79%) Security Engineer
3 11 (14.47%) Developer
3 11 (14.47%) Operations Engineer
4 8 (10.53%) Java Developer
5 7 (9.21%) AWS Engineer
5 7 (9.21%) Security Consultant
6 6 (7.89%) Cybersecurity Consultant
6 6 (7.89%) Linux Engineer
6 6 (7.89%) Systems Engineer
7 4 (5.26%) Analyst
7 4 (5.26%) CRM Consultant
7 4 (5.26%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
7 4 (5.26%) Integration Consultant
7 4 (5.26%) Microsoft Consultant
7 4 (5.26%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
7 4 (5.26%) Technical Leader
8 3 (3.95%) Senior Developer
8 3 (3.95%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (18.42%) XML
2 12 (15.79%) Web Services
3 10 (13.16%) SOAP
3 10 (13.16%) Spring
4 9 (11.84%) CSS
4 9 (11.84%) HTML
5 7 (9.21%) JSON
6 5 (6.58%) AngularJS
6 5 (6.58%) jQuery
6 5 (6.58%) REST
7 4 (5.26%) .NET
7 4 (5.26%) 802.1X
7 4 (5.26%) Elastic Stack
7 4 (5.26%) WCF
7 4 (5.26%) XML Messaging
7 4 (5.26%) XSD
8 3 (3.95%) Ehcache
8 3 (3.95%) Hibernate
8 3 (3.95%) JMS
8 3 (3.95%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.26%) Clustering
2 4 (5.26%) Mainframe
3 3 (3.95%) PKI
4 2 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.63%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (2.63%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (2.63%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.32%) Derivative
5 1 (1.32%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.32%) Fintech
5 1 (1.32%) IBM XIV
5 1 (1.32%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.32%) Streaming Media
5 1 (1.32%) Video on Demand
5 1 (1.32%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 32 (42.11%) Linux
2 10 (13.16%) Windows
3 9 (11.84%) Unix
4 3 (3.95%) Windows Server
5 2 (2.63%) AIX
6 1 (1.32%) Android
6 1 (1.32%) CentOS
6 1 (1.32%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.32%) Windows 10
6 1 (1.32%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.32%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (40.79%) Configuration Management
2 28 (36.84%) DevOps
3 17 (22.37%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (19.74%) Load Balancing
5 14 (18.42%) Microservices
6 13 (17.11%) Malware Analysis
6 13 (17.11%) Penetration Testing
6 13 (17.11%) Security Monitoring
7 11 (14.47%) Security Operations
8 10 (13.16%) Cybersecurity
9 8 (10.53%) Threat Intelligence
10 6 (7.89%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
10 6 (7.89%) GAP Analysis
10 6 (7.89%) SDLC
10 6 (7.89%) SOA
10 6 (7.89%) Web Operations
11 5 (6.58%) CRM
11 5 (6.58%) TDD
12 4 (5.26%) BDD
12 4 (5.26%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 31 (40.79%) Java
2 26 (34.21%) Python
3 22 (28.95%) Bash Shell
4 20 (26.32%) Ruby
5 16 (21.05%) C-shell
5 16 (21.05%) Korn
6 12 (15.79%) JavaScript
7 6 (7.89%) SQL
8 5 (6.58%) Shell Script
9 4 (5.26%) C#
9 4 (5.26%) Perl
10 2 (2.63%) Go
10 2 (2.63%) JCL
10 2 (2.63%) PowerShell
10 2 (2.63%) Scala
10 2 (2.63%) Tcl
11 1 (1.32%) Lua
11 1 (1.32%) PHP
Qualifications
1 27 (35.53%) Security Cleared
2 24 (31.58%) SC Cleared
3 14 (18.42%) CEH
3 14 (18.42%) CISSP
4 13 (17.11%) CREST Certified
4 13 (17.11%) GIAC
4 13 (17.11%) SANS
5 2 (2.63%) CCIE
5 2 (2.63%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.32%) Degree
6 1 (1.32%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 20 (26.32%) Docker
2 3 (3.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.63%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.63%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 2 (2.63%) NFS
3 2 (2.63%) Time Sharing Option
4 1 (1.32%) KVM
4 1 (1.32%) ProxySG
4 1 (1.32%) Samba
4 1 (1.32%) Xen
Systems Management
1 35 (46.05%) Puppet
2 19 (25.00%) Ansible
3 17 (22.37%) HAProxy
3 17 (22.37%) Opscode Chef
4 13 (17.11%) Kubernetes
5 2 (2.63%) Terraform
5 2 (2.63%) Tivoli
6 1 (1.32%) Grafana
6 1 (1.32%) logstash
6 1 (1.32%) OpenView
6 1 (1.32%) Salt
6 1 (1.32%) yum
Vendors
1 5 (6.58%) Microsoft
1 5 (6.58%) Oracle
1 5 (6.58%) SAP
1 5 (6.58%) VMware
2 4 (5.26%) Adobe
2 4 (5.26%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (3.95%) Cisco
3 3 (3.95%) MuleSoft
4 2 (2.63%) Apple
4 2 (2.63%) Citrix
4 2 (2.63%) F5
4 2 (2.63%) IBM
4 2 (2.63%) Red Hat
4 2 (2.63%) SolarWinds
4 2 (2.63%) Splunk
5 1 (1.32%) Blue Coat
5 1 (1.32%) CheckPoint
5 1 (1.32%) Forcepoint
5 1 (1.32%) Google
5 1 (1.32%) Remedy