Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South 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 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)
England > South West
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 203 199 205
Rank change year-on-year -4 +6 0
Contract jobs citing HTTPS 5 4 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.088% 0.070% 0.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.60% 0.48% 1.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 14
South West median daily rate £418 £393 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.37% -12.78% +20.00%
10th Percentile £347 £371 £348
90th Percentile £475 £414 £518
England median daily rate £485 £415 £425
% change year-on-year +16.87% -2.35% +1.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
South West median hourly rate - £42.50 -
England 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 the South West with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 840 828 848
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 14.84% 14.48% 13.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 507 488 460
South West median daily rate £370 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.71% -3.45% +3.57%
10th Percentile £171 £164 £180
90th Percentile £538 £533 £513
England median daily rate £404 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +1.00% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 79 76
South West median hourly rate £32.00 £33.00 £39.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.03% -16.72% +76.11%
10th Percentile £12.60 £12.20 £13.58
90th Percentile £46.15 £47.50 £48.60
England median hourly rate £18.70 £23.00 £20.94
% change year-on-year -18.70% +9.86% +4.68%

HTTPS
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for HTTPS in the South West

HTTPS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for HTTPS in the South West

HTTPS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for HTTPS in the South West

HTTPS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for HTTPS in the South West

HTTPS
Contract Job Locations in the South 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 South West 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
Bristol -13 2 £406 -
Dorset +3 1 £418 +6.37%
Wiltshire -5 1 - - 1
Devon - 1 - -
HTTPS
England

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 South West region with a requirement for HTTPS.

1 3 (60.00%) Java
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
1 3 (60.00%) Unix
1 3 (60.00%) Firewall
1 3 (60.00%) Bash Shell
2 2 (40.00%) Puppet
2 2 (40.00%) VMware
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) Shell Script
2 2 (40.00%) Nagios
2 2 (40.00%) Load Balancing
2 2 (40.00%) Maven
2 2 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (40.00%) Perl
2 2 (40.00%) HTTP
3 1 (20.00%) SNMP
3 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (20.00%) VPN
3 1 (20.00%) DNS
3 1 (20.00%) XML Schema
3 1 (20.00%) SSL
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco
3 1 (20.00%) JAXB
3 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (20.00%) HP
3 1 (20.00%) EMC
3 1 (20.00%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (20.00%) Citrix
3 1 (20.00%) NetApp

HTTPS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) Apache
1 1 (20.00%) EPiServer
1 1 (20.00%) IIS
1 1 (20.00%) Jetty
1 1 (20.00%) MQSeries
1 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) Firewall
2 2 (40.00%) HTTP
3 1 (20.00%) DNS
3 1 (20.00%) FTP
3 1 (20.00%) IPsec
3 1 (20.00%) LDAP
3 1 (20.00%) NAS
3 1 (20.00%) Network Security
3 1 (20.00%) Reverse Proxy
3 1 (20.00%) SNMP
3 1 (20.00%) SSH
3 1 (20.00%) SSL
3 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (20.00%) tcpdump
3 1 (20.00%) VPN
3 1 (20.00%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (20.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (20.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Maven
2 1 (20.00%) Bitbucket
2 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (20.00%) Gitweb
2 1 (20.00%) JUnit
2 1 (20.00%) Liquibase
2 1 (20.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (20.00%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (20.00%) Banking
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) DevOps Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Nagios Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
1 1 (20.00%) CSS
1 1 (20.00%) Dropwizard
1 1 (20.00%) Hibernate
1 1 (20.00%) HTML
1 1 (20.00%) J2EE
1 1 (20.00%) JAXB
1 1 (20.00%) JAX-RS
1 1 (20.00%) JPA
1 1 (20.00%) JSON
1 1 (20.00%) Regular Expression
1 1 (20.00%) REST
1 1 (20.00%) SOAP
1 1 (20.00%) Spring
1 1 (20.00%) XML
1 1 (20.00%) XML Schema
1 1 (20.00%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Clustering
1 1 (20.00%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
1 3 (60.00%) Unix
2 2 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL
1 2 (40.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (20.00%) DevOps
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Management
2 1 (20.00%) Line Management
2 1 (20.00%) Microservices
2 1 (20.00%) Network Management
2 1 (20.00%) Proactive Management
2 1 (20.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Bash Shell
1 3 (60.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) Perl
2 2 (40.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (20.00%) Python
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (20.00%) Samba
1 1 (20.00%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Nagios
1 2 (40.00%) Puppet
2 1 (20.00%) Icinga
2 1 (20.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco
2 1 (20.00%) Citrix
2 1 (20.00%) EMC
2 1 (20.00%) F5
2 1 (20.00%) HP
2 1 (20.00%) McAfee
2 1 (20.00%) NetApp
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (20.00%) Siebel