The first table below looks at the demand for SSH skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SSH over the 3 months to 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Berkshire region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Secure Shell (SSH)
Rank 118 124 115
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -9
Contract jobs citing SSH 6 2 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.21% 0.080% 0.58%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.91% 0.31% 1.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate - - £83
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £375 £275
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +36.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £30.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £29.80 -
% change year-on-year
+0.68% -
Communications & Networking Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
659 653 990
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 23.27% 25.96% 31.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 243 208 218
Average daily rate £290 £285 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.75% -1.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £174 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £413 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 20 28
Average hourly rate £22.50 £16.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.62% -36.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £11.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £180.00 £21.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -18.18%
SSH
South East

SSH
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SSH across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

SSH Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

SSH
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SSH across the Berkshire region.

SSH Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

SSH
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SSH across the Berkshire region.

SSH Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

SSH
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SSH within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 23 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Reading -3 2 - - 1
Slough - 1 - -
SSH
South East

SSH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing SSH also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SSH.

1 7 (70.00%) Telecoms
2 5 (50.00%) Citrix
2 5 (50.00%) Internet
2 5 (50.00%) MS Office
2 5 (50.00%) Windows
2 5 (50.00%) Linux
2 5 (50.00%) WAN
3 4 (40.00%) FTP
3 4 (40.00%) HTTP
3 4 (40.00%) TCP/IP
4 3 (30.00%) VPN
4 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
4 3 (30.00%) LAN
4 3 (30.00%) ITIL
4 3 (30.00%) UNIX
4 3 (30.00%) Oracle
4 3 (30.00%) SSL
4 3 (30.00%) SLA
4 3 (30.00%) SMTP
4 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
4 3 (30.00%) Red Hat
4 3 (30.00%) Workflow
4 3 (30.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (20.00%) Change Management
5 2 (20.00%) Selenium
5 2 (20.00%) Fault Management
5 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (20.00%) VMware
5 2 (20.00%) Bash Shell
5 2 (20.00%) Firewall

SSH
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing SSH also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SSH. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (20.00%) Apache
1 2 (20.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (10.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (10.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (10.00%) Commerce Server
2 1 (10.00%) Confluence
2 1 (10.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 5 (50.00%) MS Office
2 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 5 (50.00%) Internet
1 5 (50.00%) WAN
2 4 (40.00%) FTP
2 4 (40.00%) HTTP
2 4 (40.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (30.00%) VPN
3 3 (30.00%) LAN
3 3 (30.00%) SSL
3 3 (30.00%) SMTP
4 2 (20.00%) Firewall
4 2 (20.00%) LDAP
4 2 (20.00%) DNS
5 1 (10.00%) tcpdump
5 1 (10.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (10.00%) ASN.1
5 1 (10.00%) Wireshark
5 1 (10.00%) OpenLDAP
5 1 (10.00%) SCTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) DB2
1 1 (10.00%) DataStage
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Selenium
1 2 (20.00%) Ant
2 1 (10.00%) IntelliJ
2 1 (10.00%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
2 1 (10.00%) LoadRunner
2 1 (10.00%) JMeter
2 1 (10.00%) Hudson
2 1 (10.00%) Gradle
2 1 (10.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (10.00%) Apache Ivy
2 1 (10.00%) Subversion
2 1 (10.00%) JIRA
General
1 7 (70.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (10.00%) Electronics
2 1 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (10.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Administrator
2 1 (10.00%) Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Technical Support
2 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Applications Support
2 1 (10.00%) Test Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) UNIX Administrator
2 1 (10.00%) Systems Test Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Senior Systems Administrator
2 1 (10.00%) Server Administrator
2 1 (10.00%) NOC Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Solaris Administrator
2 1 (10.00%) IP Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) X-Windows
2 1 (10.00%) JDBC
2 1 (10.00%) XML
2 1 (10.00%) J2EE
2 1 (10.00%) CPAN
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (10.00%) DTV
2 1 (10.00%) Clustering
2 1 (10.00%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Windows
1 5 (50.00%) Linux
2 3 (30.00%) UNIX
2 3 (30.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (20.00%) AIX
3 2 (20.00%) Solaris
4 1 (10.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) ITIL
1 3 (30.00%) Workflow
2 2 (20.00%) Change Management
2 2 (20.00%) Fault Management
3 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (10.00%) RAD
3 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (10.00%) Migration
3 1 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) Database Security
3 1 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (10.00%) Server Monitoring
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) Programme Management
3 1 (10.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (10.00%) Kanban
3 1 (10.00%) Problem Management
3 1 (10.00%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) Bash Shell
1 2 (20.00%) C
1 2 (20.00%) Java
1 2 (20.00%) Perl
1 2 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) Python
2 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (10.00%) Jython
2 1 (10.00%) Ruby
2 1 (10.00%) Korn
2 1 (10.00%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (20.00%) NFS
3 1 (10.00%) Xen
3 1 (10.00%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Nagios
1 1 (10.00%) YUM
1 1 (10.00%) Puppet
1 1 (10.00%) nmon
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Citrix
2 3 (30.00%) Oracle
2 3 (30.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (20.00%) VMware
3 2 (20.00%) HP
3 2 (20.00%) Sun
3 2 (20.00%) Cisco
4 1 (10.00%) Vignette
4 1 (10.00%) SAP
4 1 (10.00%) IBM
4 1 (10.00%) Dell
4 1 (10.00%) BEA
4 1 (10.00%) NetApp
4 1 (10.00%) StorageTek
4 1 (10.00%) F5
4 1 (10.00%) Google