The table below looks at the statistics 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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Secure Shell (SSH)
Rank 115 112 122
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +10
Contract jobs citing SSH 8 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.32% 0.20% 0.041%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.21% 0.88% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
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£425 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £376 £400 £300
% change year-on-year
-5.95% +33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £30.00 £29.59
% change year-on-year
- +1.38%
SSH
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
662 571 603
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 26.09% 22.56% 24.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 278 193 179
Average daily rate £310 £290 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.89% +1.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £175 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 24 19
Average hourly rate £39.00 £20.00 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+95.00% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £15.50 £12.68
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.75 £30.00 £93.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £19.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+36.84% -13.63%

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 22 May 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +15 7 £425 - 1
Newbury - 1 - -
SSH
South East

SSH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 9 (64.29%) UNIX
2 7 (50.00%) Oracle
2 7 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 6 (42.86%) Java
3 6 (42.86%) Linux
4 5 (35.71%) Solaris
4 5 (35.71%) Red Hat
4 5 (35.71%) Oracle Database
5 4 (28.57%) SSL
5 4 (28.57%) Middleware
5 4 (28.57%) HTML
5 4 (28.57%) JBoss
5 4 (28.57%) Tomcat
5 4 (28.57%) WebLogic
5 4 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (28.57%) Bash Shell
6 3 (21.43%) Open Source
6 3 (21.43%) SharePoint Server
6 3 (21.43%) Application Packaging
6 3 (21.43%) Release Management
6 3 (21.43%) Migration
6 3 (21.43%) PKI
6 3 (21.43%) J2EE
6 3 (21.43%) PHP
6 3 (21.43%) SQL
6 3 (21.43%) Python
6 3 (21.43%) SharePoint
6 3 (21.43%) MPLS
6 3 (21.43%) OSPF
6 3 (21.43%) BGP

SSH
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 4 (28.57%) JBoss
1 4 (28.57%) Tomcat
1 4 (28.57%) WebLogic
2 3 (21.43%) SharePoint Server
2 3 (21.43%) SharePoint
2 3 (21.43%) Apache
3 2 (14.29%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (7.14%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (14.29%) Amazon S3
1 2 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (14.29%) Amazon Glacier
1 2 (14.29%) Amazon EMR
1 2 (14.29%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (28.57%) SSL
3 3 (21.43%) MPLS
3 3 (21.43%) OSPF
3 3 (21.43%) BGP
3 3 (21.43%) VPN
3 3 (21.43%) RIP
3 3 (21.43%) SNMP
4 2 (14.29%) FTP
4 2 (14.29%) DOCSIS
4 2 (14.29%) Telnet
5 1 (7.14%) HSRP
5 1 (7.14%) GLBP
5 1 (7.14%) Spanning Tree
5 1 (7.14%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (7.14%) Firewall
5 1 (7.14%) Wireless
5 1 (7.14%) IP Telephony
5 1 (7.14%) WAN
5 1 (7.14%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) Oracle Database
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle Discoverer
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (14.29%) Amazon Redshift
2 2 (14.29%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (7.14%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle Forms
General
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
1 2 (14.29%) Games
2 1 (7.14%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 2 (14.29%) Consultant
1 2 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle Payroll Consultant
1 2 (14.29%) E-Business Consultant
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle Consultant
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle Technical Consultant
1 2 (14.29%) Technical Consultant
1 2 (14.29%) Administrator
1 2 (14.29%) Test Engineer
1 2 (14.29%) Business Consultant
1 2 (14.29%) Payroll Consultant
1 2 (14.29%) Middleware Specialist
1 2 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (7.14%) Senior Support Analyst
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Developer
2 1 (7.14%) Technical Specialist
2 1 (7.14%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (7.14%) Applications Support Analyst
2 1 (7.14%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 1 (7.14%) Senior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) Middleware
1 4 (28.57%) HTML
2 3 (21.43%) Application Packaging
2 3 (21.43%) J2EE
3 2 (14.29%) SOAP
3 2 (14.29%) Web Services
3 2 (14.29%) Silverlight
3 2 (14.29%) RESTful
4 1 (7.14%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Open Source
1 3 (21.43%) PKI
2 2 (14.29%) DTV
2 2 (14.29%) MPEG
2 2 (14.29%) IPTV
2 2 (14.29%) STB
2 2 (14.29%) Streaming Video
2 2 (14.29%) Video on Demand
3 1 (7.14%) Visualisation
3 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
3 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (64.29%) UNIX
2 6 (42.86%) Linux
3 5 (35.71%) Solaris
4 4 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) Release Management
1 3 (21.43%) Migration
2 2 (14.29%) DRM
2 2 (14.29%) Validation
2 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (14.29%) Scrum
2 2 (14.29%) Video Processing
2 2 (14.29%) DevOps
2 2 (14.29%) Data Transformation
3 1 (7.14%) Database Security
3 1 (7.14%) Change Control
3 1 (7.14%) Capacity Management
3 1 (7.14%) Load Balancing
3 1 (7.14%) Investment Management
3 1 (7.14%) Time Management
3 1 (7.14%) Network Design
3 1 (7.14%) Network Planning
3 1 (7.14%) ITIL
3 1 (7.14%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) Java
2 4 (28.57%) Bash Shell
3 3 (21.43%) PHP
3 3 (21.43%) SQL
3 3 (21.43%) Python
4 2 (14.29%) PL/SQL
4 2 (14.29%) Korn
5 1 (7.14%) T-SQL
5 1 (7.14%) Perl
5 1 (7.14%) C
5 1 (7.14%) C#
5 1 (7.14%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) CCIE
2 1 (7.14%) CCNP
2 1 (7.14%) CCDP
2 1 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) Puppet
1 2 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) Oracle
2 5 (35.71%) Red Hat
3 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
3 3 (21.43%) Sun
4 2 (14.29%) Adobe
4 2 (14.29%) Apple
4 2 (14.29%) Cisco
4 2 (14.29%) VMware
4 2 (14.29%) Tektronix
5 1 (7.14%) Riverbed
5 1 (7.14%) F5
5 1 (7.14%) Brocade
5 1 (7.14%) Juniper