Period
to 15 June 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 15 June 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 > North West
6 months to
15 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 190 220 185
Rank change year-on-year +30 -35 +35
Contract jobs citing HTTPS 6 3 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.12% 0.051% 0.27%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.06% 0.39% 1.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 13
North West median daily rate £370 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.94% +6.25% -5.88%
10th Percentile £346 £333 £350
90th Percentile £521 £438 £463
England median daily rate £475 £425 £450
% change year-on-year +11.76% -5.56% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £15.37 - £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 the North West with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 565 771 808
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 11.11% 13.21% 14.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 333 441 467
North West median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - -3.03%
10th Percentile £201 £208 £245
90th Percentile £588 £600 £550
England median daily rate £434 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +2.06% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 88 77
North West median hourly rate £17.21 £16.96 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.46% +9.40% -6.06%
10th Percentile £12.83 £12.32 £10.50
90th Percentile £28.75 £40.75 £54.03
England median hourly rate £20.50 £20.00 £19.63
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.91% -21.50%

HTTPS
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing HTTPS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for HTTPS in the North West

HTTPS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for HTTPS in the North West

HTTPS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing HTTPS in the North West over the 6 months to 15 June 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for HTTPS in the North West

HTTPS
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HTTPS within the North West region over the 6 months to 15 June 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
Cheshire - 3 £353 -
Merseyside 0 2 - -
Manchester - 1 £550 - 1
HTTPS
England

For the 6 months to 15 June 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 North West region with a requirement for HTTPS.

1 3 (50.00%) Java
1 3 (50.00%) Web Services
1 3 (50.00%) ITIL
1 3 (50.00%) Unix
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
1 3 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
1 3 (50.00%) DMZ
1 3 (50.00%) Middleware
1 3 (50.00%) GIS
1 3 (50.00%) Change Management
1 3 (50.00%) Clustering
1 3 (50.00%) SSL
1 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (50.00%) Mainframe
2 2 (33.33%) OLE
2 2 (33.33%) OLE DB
2 2 (33.33%) REST
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (33.33%) Data Modelling
2 2 (33.33%) ETL
2 2 (33.33%) FTP
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (16.67%) MySQL
3 1 (16.67%) Linux
3 1 (16.67%) Python
3 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
3 1 (16.67%) CentOS
3 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

HTTPS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon ELB
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon S3
1 1 (16.67%) Route 53
1 1 (16.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) DMZ
1 3 (50.00%) SSL
2 2 (33.33%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) GIS
2 2 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (16.67%) MongoDB
3 1 (16.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) GitLab
1 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
1 1 (16.67%) SonarQube
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Administrator
2 2 (33.33%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) ETL Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Integration Developer
3 1 (16.67%) AWS DevOps
3 1 (16.67%) Linux/Unix DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) Middleware
1 3 (50.00%) Web Services
2 2 (33.33%) OLE
2 2 (33.33%) OLE DB
2 2 (33.33%) REST
3 1 (16.67%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (50.00%) Clustering
1 3 (50.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Unix
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) CentOS
2 1 (16.67%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Change Management
1 3 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) Data Modelling
2 2 (33.33%) ETL
3 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
3 1 (16.67%) DevOps
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Monitoring
3 1 (16.67%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Grafana
1 1 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (16.67%) Packer
1 1 (16.67%) Prometheus
1 1 (16.67%) Puppet
1 1 (16.67%) Terraform
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) Black Duck
2 1 (16.67%) Citrix