Period
to 17 July 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 July 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 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 575 486 584
Rank change year-on-year -89 +98 -20
Contract jobs citing HTTPS 58 96 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.13% 0.23% 0.092%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.02% 2.00% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 65 35
London median daily rate £463 £500 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.50% +25.00% -5.88%
10th Percentile £350 £372 £323
90th Percentile £625 £588 £666
England median daily rate £425 £489 £400
% change year-on-year -13.04% +22.19% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
London median hourly rate - £22.50 -
England median hourly rate - £22.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year - -47.06% +12.17%

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 5,678 4,798 6,051
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 12.26% 11.48% 13.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,935 3,207 4,121
London median daily rate £450 £450 £433
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.05% +8.13%
10th Percentile £213 £242 £238
90th Percentile £631 £625 £600
England median daily rate £425 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 167 137 96
London median hourly rate £20.00 £21.50 £20.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.98% +6.17% +3.24%
10th Percentile £14.00 £12.88 £10.50
90th Percentile £48.20 £50.00 £48.59
England median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% -24.00% +21.95%

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 July 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 July 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 -42 12 £450 -16.28% 2
West London - 4 £425 - 1
North London +4 1 - -
HTTPS
England

For the 6 months to 17 July 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 London region with a requirement for HTTPS.

1 27 (46.55%) HTTP
2 19 (32.76%) Windows
3 17 (29.31%) HTML
3 17 (29.31%) JavaScript
3 17 (29.31%) .NET
4 16 (27.59%) DNS
5 15 (25.86%) Linux
5 15 (25.86%) Firewall
5 15 (25.86%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (24.14%) jQuery
6 14 (24.14%) Finance
6 14 (24.14%) Microsoft
7 13 (22.41%) AngularJS
8 12 (20.69%) CSS
8 12 (20.69%) Java
8 12 (20.69%) C#
8 12 (20.69%) JSON
8 12 (20.69%) TDD
9 11 (18.97%) DHCP
9 11 (18.97%) IPsec
10 10 (17.24%) TCP/IP
10 10 (17.24%) SSL
10 10 (17.24%) OO
10 10 (17.24%) VMware
10 10 (17.24%) Algorithms
10 10 (17.24%) BDD
11 9 (15.52%) GitHub
11 9 (15.52%) Black-Box Testing
11 9 (15.52%) Scrum
11 9 (15.52%) .NET Framework

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 6 (10.34%) SharePoint
2 3 (5.17%) CMS
2 3 (5.17%) IIS
2 3 (5.17%) Tomcat
3 2 (3.45%) Umbraco
4 1 (1.72%) Apache
4 1 (1.72%) Drupal
4 1 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.72%) MQSeries
4 1 (1.72%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.72%) nginx
4 1 (1.72%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.72%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (1.72%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (1.72%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Oracle Cash Management
1 1 (1.72%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 9 (15.52%) GitHub
2 5 (8.62%) BrowserStack
2 5 (8.62%) Sauce Labs
3 4 (6.90%) Office 365
4 3 (5.17%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (5.17%) Dropbox
4 3 (5.17%) G Suite
4 3 (5.17%) OneDrive
4 3 (5.17%) SaaS
5 2 (3.45%) Force.com
5 2 (3.45%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
5 2 (3.45%) Salesforce Service Cloud
6 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 27 (46.55%) HTTP
2 16 (27.59%) DNS
3 15 (25.86%) Firewall
4 11 (18.97%) DHCP
4 11 (18.97%) IPsec
5 10 (17.24%) SSL
5 10 (17.24%) TCP/IP
6 9 (15.52%) FTP
6 9 (15.52%) WAN
7 8 (13.79%) LAN
8 7 (12.07%) VPN
9 6 (10.34%) Intrusion Detection
10 5 (8.62%) SSH
11 4 (6.90%) Internet
11 4 (6.90%) Kerberos
11 4 (6.90%) SNMP
12 3 (5.17%) MPLS
13 2 (3.45%) Cisco ASA
13 2 (3.45%) OSPF
13 2 (3.45%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (15.52%) SQL Server
2 7 (12.07%) MySQL
3 6 (10.34%) MongoDB
4 5 (8.62%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (5.17%) Relational Database
6 2 (3.45%) Big Data
6 2 (3.45%) Oracle Database
6 2 (3.45%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (3.45%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.72%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 9 (15.52%) Git (software)
2 8 (13.79%) Jenkins
3 7 (12.07%) JIRA
4 6 (10.34%) JMeter
5 5 (8.62%) Bitbucket
5 5 (8.62%) Cucumber
5 5 (8.62%) Gerrit
5 5 (8.62%) Hudson
5 5 (8.62%) JBehave
5 5 (8.62%) LoadRunner
5 5 (8.62%) Selenium
5 5 (8.62%) WebDriver
6 3 (5.17%) Maven
7 2 (3.45%) Appium
7 2 (3.45%) FitNesse
7 2 (3.45%) Jasmine
7 2 (3.45%) JUnit
7 2 (3.45%) Mocha
7 2 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (1.72%) Vagrant
General
1 14 (24.14%) Finance
2 7 (12.07%) Games
3 4 (6.90%) Banking
4 2 (3.45%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.72%) Electronics
5 1 (1.72%) Legal
5 1 (1.72%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.72%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 20 (34.48%) Developer
2 8 (13.79%) Network Engineer
3 7 (12.07%) Senior Network Engineer
4 6 (10.34%) Security Engineer
5 4 (6.90%) CISSP Engineer
5 4 (6.90%) CyberArk Engineer
5 4 (6.90%) Java Developer
5 4 (6.90%) SIEM Engineer
5 4 (6.90%) VMware Engineer
6 3 (5.17%) .NET Developer
6 3 (5.17%) Architect
6 3 (5.17%) Cisco Engineer
6 3 (5.17%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 3 (5.17%) Consultant
6 3 (5.17%) Deployment Engineer
6 3 (5.17%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 3 (5.17%) Integration Developer
6 3 (5.17%) QA Manager
6 3 (5.17%) Senior Cisco Engineer
6 3 (5.17%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (29.31%) .NET
1 17 (29.31%) HTML
2 14 (24.14%) jQuery
3 13 (22.41%) AngularJS
4 12 (20.69%) CSS
4 12 (20.69%) JSON
5 9 (15.52%) .NET Framework
5 9 (15.52%) SOAP
6 8 (13.79%) REST
6 8 (13.79%) XML
7 7 (12.07%) Ajax
7 7 (12.07%) ASP.NET
7 7 (12.07%) Node.js
8 6 (10.34%) ASP.NET MVC
9 5 (8.62%) HTML5
9 5 (8.62%) RESTful
9 5 (8.62%) SignalR
9 5 (8.62%) Unity (Game Engine)
9 5 (8.62%) Unity DI Container
9 5 (8.62%) Unreal Engine
Miscellaneous
1 10 (17.24%) Algorithms
2 7 (12.07%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (10.34%) Computer Science
4 5 (8.62%) Animation
4 5 (8.62%) Data Structures
4 5 (8.62%) Mobile App
4 5 (8.62%) PKI
4 5 (8.62%) Replication
5 4 (6.90%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (5.17%) Data Centre
7 2 (3.45%) Client/Server
7 2 (3.45%) Online Games
7 2 (3.45%) Video on Demand
8 1 (1.72%) Digital TV
8 1 (1.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (1.72%) Media Streaming
8 1 (1.72%) MPEG
8 1 (1.72%) NHS
8 1 (1.72%) Smartphone
8 1 (1.72%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 19 (32.76%) Windows
2 15 (25.86%) Linux
3 7 (12.07%) Unix
4 4 (6.90%) Apple iOS
5 3 (5.17%) Android
6 2 (3.45%) Windows Server
7 1 (1.72%) AIX
7 1 (1.72%) Mac OS
7 1 (1.72%) Ubuntu
7 1 (1.72%) Windows 10
7 1 (1.72%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (25.86%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (20.69%) TDD
3 10 (17.24%) BDD
3 10 (17.24%) OO
4 9 (15.52%) Black-Box Testing
4 9 (15.52%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (15.52%) Scrum
5 8 (13.79%) Problem-Solving
6 7 (12.07%) Multithreading
6 7 (12.07%) Test Automation
7 6 (10.34%) Content Management
7 6 (10.34%) Ethical Hacking
7 6 (10.34%) Identity Access Management
7 6 (10.34%) Information Security
7 6 (10.34%) MVC
7 6 (10.34%) SDLC
7 6 (10.34%) Secure Coding
7 6 (10.34%) SIEM
7 6 (10.34%) Threat Modelling
8 5 (8.62%) Data Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 17 (29.31%) JavaScript
2 12 (20.69%) C#
2 12 (20.69%) Java
3 8 (13.79%) SQL
4 6 (10.34%) PowerShell
5 5 (8.62%) PHP
5 5 (8.62%) TypeScript
6 2 (3.45%) Apple Swift
6 2 (3.45%) C++
6 2 (3.45%) ES6
6 2 (3.45%) Java 8
6 2 (3.45%) Objective-C
6 2 (3.45%) Perl
6 2 (3.45%) Python
7 1 (1.72%) ActionScript
7 1 (1.72%) ActionScript 2.0
7 1 (1.72%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.72%) C-shell
7 1 (1.72%) Groovy
7 1 (1.72%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (15.52%) Cisco Certification
1 9 (15.52%) Security Cleared
2 8 (13.79%) DV Cleared
3 6 (10.34%) CISSP
3 6 (10.34%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (10.34%) Degree
4 5 (8.62%) CCNP
5 4 (6.90%) CEH
5 4 (6.90%) GCIA
5 4 (6.90%) GCIH
5 4 (6.90%) GIAC
5 4 (6.90%) GSEC
6 2 (3.45%) JNCIA
6 2 (3.45%) JNCIS
7 1 (1.72%) CCIE
7 1 (1.72%) CCNA
7 1 (1.72%) CCSA
7 1 (1.72%) CCSE
7 1 (1.72%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.34%) QA
2 2 (3.45%) WCAG
3 1 (1.72%) FATCA
3 1 (1.72%) HL7
3 1 (1.72%) ISO 20022
3 1 (1.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.72%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.72%) PSD2
3 1 (1.72%) SEPA
3 1 (1.72%) SLA
3 1 (1.72%) TARGET2
System Software
1 7 (12.07%) VMware Infrastructure
1 7 (12.07%) VMware NSX
2 4 (6.90%) vSphere
3 1 (1.72%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.72%) Docker
3 1 (1.72%) KVM
3 1 (1.72%) LXC
3 1 (1.72%) NFS
3 1 (1.72%) Samba
3 1 (1.72%) vCloud
3 1 (1.72%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 4 (6.90%) vCenter Server
2 3 (5.17%) CA Single Sign-On
2 3 (5.17%) CASB
3 2 (3.45%) PingFederate
4 1 (1.72%) Capistrano
4 1 (1.72%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (1.72%) Kibana
4 1 (1.72%) OpenView
4 1 (1.72%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.72%) Puppet
4 1 (1.72%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (1.72%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (1.72%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 14 (24.14%) Microsoft
2 10 (17.24%) VMware
3 7 (12.07%) Oracle
4 6 (10.34%) CyberArk
5 5 (8.62%) Cisco
5 5 (8.62%) Cypress Semiconductor
5 5 (8.62%) HP
5 5 (8.62%) Perfecto Mobile
6 4 (6.90%) SAP
7 3 (5.17%) Axway
7 3 (5.17%) F5
7 3 (5.17%) Google
7 3 (5.17%) Infoblox
7 3 (5.17%) Juniper
7 3 (5.17%) MobileIron
7 3 (5.17%) Palo Alto
8 2 (3.45%) CheckPoint
8 2 (3.45%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (3.45%) SolarWinds
9 1 (1.72%) NetApp