The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 28 April 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 / South East
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 248 260 252
Rank change year-on-year +12 -8  
Contract jobs citing HTTPS 9 21 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.11% 0.22% 0.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.62% 1.01% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 8
Median daily rate £338 £450 £256
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.00% +75.60%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £420 £400
% change year-on-year -3.57% +5.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 the South East with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 1453 2069 2032
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 17.55% 21.22% 20.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 819 1173 987
Median daily rate £410 £373 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.91% +6.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £364 £342
% change year-on-year +6.45% +6.43%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 107 102 103
Median hourly rate £25.00 £37.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -32.43% +2.77%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.83 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -16.66% -  

HTTPS
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 the South East

HTTPS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for HTTPS in the South East

HTTPS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing HTTPS in the South East over the 3 months to 28 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for HTTPS in the South East

HTTPS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing HTTPS in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for HTTPS in the South East

HTTPS
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HTTPS within the South East region over the 3 months to 28 April 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
Kent - 5 £338 -
Hampshire +13 4 £550 +29.41%
HTTPS
England

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 South East region with a requirement for HTTPS.

1 20 (68.97%) HTTP
2 15 (51.72%) VMware
3 14 (48.28%) Linux
4 13 (44.83%) Apache
4 13 (44.83%) REST
5 12 (41.38%) DNS
6 11 (37.93%) XML
7 10 (34.48%) Windows
7 10 (34.48%) SQL
7 10 (34.48%) Firewall
8 9 (31.03%) Java
8 9 (31.03%) ITIL
8 9 (31.03%) Oracle
8 9 (31.03%) SOAP
9 8 (27.59%) Middleware
9 8 (27.59%) Multithreading
10 7 (24.14%) Jenkins
10 7 (24.14%) SSL
10 7 (24.14%) JAXB
10 7 (24.14%) TCP/IP
10 7 (24.14%) Finance
11 6 (20.69%) ActiveMQ
11 6 (20.69%) LAN
11 6 (20.69%) WAN
11 6 (20.69%) JMS
11 6 (20.69%) Active Directory
11 6 (20.69%) PCI DSS
11 6 (20.69%) VMware Infrastructure
12 5 (17.24%) PA-DSS
12 5 (17.24%) EPiServer

HTTPS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 13 (44.83%) Apache
2 5 (17.24%) EPiServer
2 5 (17.24%) FileNet
2 5 (17.24%) IIS
2 5 (17.24%) MS Exchange
2 5 (17.24%) WebSphere
3 4 (13.79%) OpenStack
4 3 (10.34%) Mule
5 1 (3.45%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (13.79%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (6.90%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (68.97%) HTTP
2 12 (41.38%) DNS
3 10 (34.48%) Firewall
4 7 (24.14%) SSL
4 7 (24.14%) TCP/IP
5 6 (20.69%) LAN
5 6 (20.69%) WAN
6 5 (17.24%) Reverse Proxy
7 3 (10.34%) BGP
7 3 (10.34%) FTP
7 3 (10.34%) MPLS
7 3 (10.34%) OSPF
7 3 (10.34%) SNMP
8 2 (6.90%) HSRP
8 2 (6.90%) ICMP
8 2 (6.90%) NAS
8 2 (6.90%) SAN
8 2 (6.90%) Telnet
8 2 (6.90%) VPN
8 2 (6.90%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.79%) Apache Cassandra
1 4 (13.79%) MongoDB
1 4 (13.79%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (24.14%) Jenkins
2 4 (13.79%) Git (software)
3 3 (10.34%) Maven
General
1 7 (24.14%) Finance
2 4 (13.79%) Law
3 3 (10.34%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.45%) Back Office
4 1 (3.45%) Billing
4 1 (3.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (44.83%) Developer
2 9 (31.03%) Java Developer
3 5 (17.24%) Linux Developer
4 4 (13.79%) Applications Specialist
4 4 (13.79%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 4 (13.79%) HTML CSS Developer
4 4 (13.79%) HTML Developer
4 4 (13.79%) JavaScript Developer
4 4 (13.79%) Lead Developer
5 3 (10.34%) Consultant
5 3 (10.34%) DevOps Engineer
5 3 (10.34%) Lead Java Developer
5 3 (10.34%) UI Developer
6 2 (6.90%) DevOps Consultant
6 2 (6.90%) IP Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) IP Network Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Network Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
6 2 (6.90%) Senior Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (44.83%) REST
2 11 (37.93%) XML
3 9 (31.03%) SOAP
4 8 (27.59%) Middleware
5 7 (24.14%) JAXB
6 6 (20.69%) ActiveMQ
6 6 (20.69%) JMS
7 5 (17.24%) Web Services
7 5 (17.24%) WebSphere MQ
8 4 (13.79%) .NET
8 4 (13.79%) CSS
8 4 (13.79%) CSS3
8 4 (13.79%) Elastic Stack
8 4 (13.79%) HTML
8 4 (13.79%) HTML5
8 4 (13.79%) JSON
8 4 (13.79%) Sensu
9 3 (10.34%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) Clustering
1 5 (17.24%) Mainframe
1 5 (17.24%) Tandem
2 4 (13.79%) Video on Demand
3 1 (3.45%) Cyber Attack
3 1 (3.45%) Cyber Defence
3 1 (3.45%) Cyber Kill Chain
3 1 (3.45%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (3.45%) PMI
3 1 (3.45%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 14 (48.28%) Linux
2 10 (34.48%) Windows
3 4 (13.79%) CentOS
4 2 (6.90%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (31.03%) ITIL
2 8 (27.59%) Multithreading
3 5 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (17.24%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (17.24%) Project Management
3 5 (17.24%) Software Engineering
4 4 (13.79%) Configuration Management
4 4 (13.79%) Cryptography
4 4 (13.79%) DevOps
4 4 (13.79%) DRM
4 4 (13.79%) Line Management
4 4 (13.79%) Open Source
4 4 (13.79%) Problem Management
4 4 (13.79%) Release Management
4 4 (13.79%) Responsive Web Design
4 4 (13.79%) UML
5 3 (10.34%) Data Transformation
6 2 (6.90%) Business Activity Monitoring
6 2 (6.90%) High Availability
6 2 (6.90%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 10 (34.48%) SQL
2 9 (31.03%) Java
3 5 (17.24%) JCL
4 4 (13.79%) JavaScript
4 4 (13.79%) Perl
4 4 (13.79%) PHP
4 4 (13.79%) Python
5 2 (6.90%) ActionScript
5 2 (6.90%) ActionScript 2.0
5 2 (6.90%) ActionScript 3.0
Qualifications
1 3 (10.34%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (6.90%) CCNA
2 2 (6.90%) CCNP
3 1 (3.45%) CCDA
3 1 (3.45%) CCIP
3 1 (3.45%) CCVP
3 1 (3.45%) CISM
3 1 (3.45%) CISSP
3 1 (3.45%) Degree
3 1 (3.45%) PMI Certification
3 1 (3.45%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (20.69%) PCI DSS
2 5 (17.24%) PA-DSS
3 4 (13.79%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (20.69%) Active Directory
1 6 (20.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (17.24%) Oracle RAC
2 5 (17.24%) VMware ESX
3 4 (13.79%) Docker
3 4 (13.79%) KVM
3 4 (13.79%) Xen
4 2 (6.90%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (3.45%) ProxySG
5 1 (3.45%) Snort
Systems Management
1 5 (17.24%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 4 (13.79%) Ansible
2 4 (13.79%) Grafana
2 4 (13.79%) Kubernetes
2 4 (13.79%) logstash
2 4 (13.79%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (13.79%) Puppet
Vendors
1 15 (51.72%) VMware
2 9 (31.03%) Oracle
3 5 (17.24%) Citrix
3 5 (17.24%) Genesys
3 5 (17.24%) Informatica
3 5 (17.24%) Splunk
4 4 (13.79%) Cisco
4 4 (13.79%) F5
4 4 (13.79%) Red Hat
4 4 (13.79%) SaltStack
5 3 (10.34%) Juniper
6 2 (6.90%) Axway
7 1 (3.45%) Blue Coat
7 1 (3.45%) CheckPoint