Period
to 11 December 2018

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 11 December 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)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 197 172 144
Rank change year-on-year -25 -28 +43
Contract jobs citing HTTPS 4 15 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.076% 0.30% 0.94%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.75% 2.58% 5.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 12 22
Scotland median daily rate £488 £419 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.49% +0.84% +3.75%
10th Percentile £424 £340 £320
90th Percentile £601 £450 £451
UK median daily rate £455 £445 £420
% change year-on-year +2.25% +5.95% -1.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Scotland median hourly rate - - £43.00
UK median hourly rate £12.50 £40.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year -68.75% -5.88% +44.61%

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 530 581 703
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 10.14% 11.65% 16.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 278 311 418
Scotland median daily rate £375 £375 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.29% -2.86%
10th Percentile £144 £150 £206
90th Percentile £525 £538 £450
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 31 23
Scotland median hourly rate £17.50 £25.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.00% +16.28% +26.47%
10th Percentile £11.55 £11.32 £13.50
90th Percentile £36.05 £46.00 £51.60
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £18.73 £22.50
% change year-on-year +6.81% -16.78% +7.48%

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 11 December 2018.

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 11 December 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
Glasgow -21 3 £544 +27.94%
Renfrewshire -17 1 £425 +3.16%
HTTPS
UK

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 Scotland region with a requirement for HTTPS.

1 3 (75.00%) SSL
1 3 (75.00%) Information Security
2 2 (50.00%) LDAP
2 2 (50.00%) CA
2 2 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 2 (50.00%) IBM
2 2 (50.00%) HTTP
2 2 (50.00%) J2EE
2 2 (50.00%) Unix
2 2 (50.00%) DataPower
2 2 (50.00%) Tivoli
2 2 (50.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) Identity Management
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
2 2 (50.00%) Tivoli Directory Server
2 2 (50.00%) Identity Access Management
3 1 (25.00%) Terraform
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (25.00%) Virtual Environments
3 1 (25.00%) GDPR
3 1 (25.00%) Runbook
3 1 (25.00%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (25.00%) Okta
3 1 (25.00%) Systems Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) Apache Hive
3 1 (25.00%) Tableau
3 1 (25.00%) Data Quality
3 1 (25.00%) HBase

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 1 (25.00%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (25.00%) IaaS
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (25.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) SSL
2 2 (50.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) HTTP
3 1 (25.00%) Internet
3 1 (25.00%) iSCSI
3 1 (25.00%) Kerberos
3 1 (25.00%) NAS
3 1 (25.00%) SAN
3 1 (25.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Apache Hive
1 1 (25.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (25.00%) HBase
1 1 (25.00%) Pentaho
1 1 (25.00%) QlikView
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) Sqoop
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Automation Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) AWS DevOps
1 1 (25.00%) AWS DevOps Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) AWS Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Azure DevOps
1 1 (25.00%) Azure DevOps Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Azure Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Cloud Automation Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Cloud Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Hadoop Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) IAM Specialist
1 1 (25.00%) Identity Management Specialist
1 1 (25.00%) Senior DevOps
1 1 (25.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Senior Hadoop Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Tivoli Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) J2EE
1 2 (50.00%) LDAP
1 2 (50.00%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
2 1 (25.00%) Middleware
2 1 (25.00%) OAuth
2 1 (25.00%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) DataPower
2 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (25.00%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Unix
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Information Security
2 2 (50.00%) Identity Access Management
2 2 (50.00%) Identity Management
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (25.00%) Dependency Management
3 1 (25.00%) DevOps
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) ITSM
3 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (25.00%) OO
3 1 (25.00%) Open Source
3 1 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (25.00%) Runbook
3 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (25.00%) Software Delivery
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) Systems Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) Data Quality
1 1 (25.00%) GDPR
1 1 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Tivoli Directory Server
2 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) Tivoli
2 1 (25.00%) Ambari
2 1 (25.00%) Ansible
2 1 (25.00%) Hadoop YARN
2 1 (25.00%) HP Operations Orchestration
2 1 (25.00%) Oozie
2 1 (25.00%) Single Sign-On
2 1 (25.00%) Terraform
2 1 (25.00%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) CA
1 2 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (25.00%) Cloudera
2 1 (25.00%) Cognos
2 1 (25.00%) Hortonworks
2 1 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Okta
2 1 (25.00%) Tableau