Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 23 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)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 171 148 181
Rank change year-on-year -23 +33 -11
Contract jobs citing HTTPS 16 38 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.32% 0.88% 0.28%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.64% 5.27% 2.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 22 8
Scotland median daily rate £425 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% -3.03%
10th Percentile £345 £320 £363
90th Percentile £450 £451 £444
UK median daily rate £450 £420 £423
% change year-on-year +7.14% -0.59% +2.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Scotland median hourly rate - £43.00 -
UK 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 Scotland with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 605 721 698
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 12.00% 16.64% 11.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 326 433 306
Scotland median daily rate £363 £340 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.62% +3.03% +1.54%
10th Percentile £150 £208 £167
90th Percentile £541 £450 £463
UK median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year - +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 24 32
Scotland median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +73.91% -42.50%
10th Percentile £11.50 £13.50 £12.35
90th Percentile £47.40 £47.90 £40.23
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £23.75 £20.94
% change year-on-year -20.00% +13.45% +4.68%

HTTPS
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing HTTPS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for HTTPS in Scotland

HTTPS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for HTTPS in Scotland

HTTPS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing HTTPS in Scotland over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for HTTPS in Scotland

HTTPS
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HTTPS within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 23 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
Renfrewshire +34 11 £412 +17.71%
Glasgow -20 2 £438 +2.94%
West Dunbartonshire -5 1 - -
Edinburgh - 1 £550 -
HTTPS
UK

For the 6 months to 23 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 Scotland region with a requirement for HTTPS.

1 16 (100.00%) SSL
2 13 (81.25%) HTTP
2 13 (81.25%) Configuration Management
2 13 (81.25%) SQL
3 12 (75.00%) Windows
3 12 (75.00%) PowerShell
3 12 (75.00%) Active Directory
3 12 (75.00%) Windows 7
3 12 (75.00%) Security Cleared
3 12 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 12 (75.00%) Windows 10
3 12 (75.00%) Windows Server
3 12 (75.00%) Virtual Infrastructure
3 12 (75.00%) Prototyping
4 10 (62.50%) SCCM
4 10 (62.50%) SC Cleared
4 10 (62.50%) Microsoft App-V
4 10 (62.50%) WSUS
4 10 (62.50%) IIS
5 9 (56.25%) Software Distribution
6 8 (50.00%) Virtual Environments
6 8 (50.00%) ITIL
7 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
8 5 (31.25%) Service Design
9 3 (18.75%) Shell Script
9 3 (18.75%) IBM
9 3 (18.75%) Unix
9 3 (18.75%) J2EE
9 3 (18.75%) Information Security
10 2 (12.50%) Finance

HTTPS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 10 (62.50%) IIS
2 1 (6.25%) Apache
2 1 (6.25%) IBM HTTP Server
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (6.25%) Tomcat
2 1 (6.25%) WebSphere
2 1 (6.25%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (6.25%) WebSphere Portal
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 16 (100.00%) SSL
2 13 (81.25%) HTTP
3 2 (12.50%) Internet
3 2 (12.50%) LDAP
4 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) Hadoop
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MSI
2 1 (6.25%) Artifactory
2 1 (6.25%) Cucumber
2 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
2 1 (6.25%) JMeter
2 1 (6.25%) JUnit
2 1 (6.25%) Log4j
2 1 (6.25%) Maven
2 1 (6.25%) Selenium
2 1 (6.25%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Banking
2 1 (6.25%) Law
Job Titles
1 2 (12.50%) SCCM Engineer
2 1 (6.25%) Applications Specialist
2 1 (6.25%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (6.25%) Senior DevOps
2 1 (6.25%) Senior DevOps Engineer
2 1 (6.25%) Server Specialist
2 1 (6.25%) Technical Specialist
2 1 (6.25%) Tivoli Engineer
2 1 (6.25%) Tivoli Specialist
2 1 (6.25%) WebSphere Server Specialist
2 1 (6.25%) WebSphere Specialist
2 1 (6.25%) WebSphere Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) J2EE
2 1 (6.25%) Hibernate
2 1 (6.25%) HTML
2 1 (6.25%) JDBC
2 1 (6.25%) JPA
2 1 (6.25%) REST
2 1 (6.25%) RESTful
2 1 (6.25%) Spring
2 1 (6.25%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
2 1 (6.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (12.50%) DataPower
2 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 12 (75.00%) Windows
1 12 (75.00%) Windows 10
1 12 (75.00%) Windows 7
1 12 (75.00%) Windows Server
1 12 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (18.75%) Unix
3 2 (12.50%) Linux
3 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (12.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (81.25%) Configuration Management
2 12 (75.00%) Prototyping
2 12 (75.00%) Virtual Infrastructure
3 9 (56.25%) Software Distribution
4 8 (50.00%) ITIL
4 8 (50.00%) Virtual Environments
5 5 (31.25%) Service Design
6 3 (18.75%) Information Security
7 2 (12.50%) Patch Management
8 1 (6.25%) DevOps
8 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Management
8 1 (6.25%) Inversion of Control
8 1 (6.25%) Microservices
8 1 (6.25%) MVC
8 1 (6.25%) SOA
8 1 (6.25%) Software Testing
8 1 (6.25%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 13 (81.25%) SQL
2 12 (75.00%) PowerShell
3 3 (18.75%) Shell Script
4 2 (12.50%) Java
4 2 (12.50%) REXX
4 2 (12.50%) Tcl
4 2 (12.50%) VB
5 1 (6.25%) Bash Shell
5 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
5 1 (6.25%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 10 (62.50%) SC Cleared
3 1 (6.25%) Degree
System Software
1 12 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 10 (62.50%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (12.50%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 10 (62.50%) SCCM
1 10 (62.50%) WSUS
2 2 (12.50%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 2 (12.50%) Tivoli
2 2 (12.50%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
2 3 (18.75%) IBM
3 1 (6.25%) CA
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle