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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Secure Shell (SSH)
Rank 104 125 127
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +2
Contract jobs citing SSH 16 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.63% 0.12% 0.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.86% 0.45% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 3
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£525 £225 £190
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+133.33% +18.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £406 £225 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £558 £243 £270
UK excluding London average daily rate £520 £338 £308
% change year-on-year
+54.07% +9.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £17.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 - £32.50
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
560 662 695
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 21.90% 26.81% 27.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 269 244 229
Average daily rate £325 £360 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.72% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £220 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £475 £469
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 20 29
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -25.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £59.00 £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-4.33% -4.25%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SSH across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 27 August 2015.

SSH Daily Rate Histogram 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 27 August 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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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 -2 9 £525 +121.05%
Newbury - 6 - - 1
Slough +3 1 - -
SSH
South East

SSH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 14 (58.33%) HTTP
2 13 (54.17%) FTP
3 12 (50.00%) SSL
4 11 (45.83%) VPN
4 11 (45.83%) Middleware
5 10 (41.67%) Oracle
5 10 (41.67%) UNIX
5 10 (41.67%) Firewall
6 8 (33.33%) SOAP
6 8 (33.33%) Apache
6 8 (33.33%) TCP/IP
6 8 (33.33%) Cisco
7 7 (29.17%) SNMP
7 7 (29.17%) Telnet
7 7 (29.17%) Web Services
7 7 (29.17%) Migration
7 7 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (29.17%) REST
8 6 (25.00%) Validation
8 6 (25.00%) Java
8 6 (25.00%) LDAP
8 6 (25.00%) Linux
8 6 (25.00%) HTTPS
9 5 (20.83%) IBM
9 5 (20.83%) CA
9 5 (20.83%) Red Hat
9 5 (20.83%) Ethernet
9 5 (20.83%) PKI
9 5 (20.83%) WebSphere
9 5 (20.83%) DataPower

SSH
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 8 (33.33%) Apache
2 5 (20.83%) WebSphere
3 3 (12.50%) WebLogic
3 3 (12.50%) JBoss
3 3 (12.50%) Tomcat
4 2 (8.33%) SharePoint
4 2 (8.33%) CMS
4 2 (8.33%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Visio
1 1 (4.17%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (8.33%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (4.17%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 14 (58.33%) HTTP
2 13 (54.17%) FTP
3 12 (50.00%) SSL
4 11 (45.83%) VPN
5 10 (41.67%) Firewall
6 8 (33.33%) TCP/IP
7 7 (29.17%) SNMP
7 7 (29.17%) Telnet
8 6 (25.00%) HTTPS
8 6 (25.00%) LDAP
9 5 (20.83%) Ethernet
10 4 (16.67%) ATM
10 4 (16.67%) SDH
10 4 (16.67%) VoIP
10 4 (16.67%) 3G
10 4 (16.67%) SIGTRAN
10 4 (16.67%) GGSN
10 4 (16.67%) SGSN
10 4 (16.67%) MGW
10 4 (16.67%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.67%) Oracle Database
2 3 (12.50%) DB2
3 2 (8.33%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (8.33%) Oracle Discoverer
3 2 (8.33%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (8.33%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (8.33%) Relational Database
3 2 (8.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (4.17%) Subversion
2 1 (4.17%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.17%) Mercurial
General
1 4 (16.67%) Back Office
1 4 (16.67%) Finance
2 3 (12.50%) Financial Institution
3 2 (8.33%) Games
3 2 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (20.83%) Consultant
2 4 (16.67%) Tester
2 4 (16.67%) Software Engineer
2 4 (16.67%) Technical Tester
3 3 (12.50%) Security Consultant
3 3 (12.50%) Cyber Security Consultant
4 2 (8.33%) Oracle Technical Consultant
4 2 (8.33%) Oracle Payroll Consultant
4 2 (8.33%) E-Business Consultant
4 2 (8.33%) Payroll Consultant
4 2 (8.33%) Technical Consultant
4 2 (8.33%) Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Oracle Consultant
4 2 (8.33%) Deployment Manager
4 2 (8.33%) Test Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Business Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) Technical Specialist
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Test Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Network Architect
5 1 (4.17%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (45.83%) Middleware
2 8 (33.33%) SOAP
3 7 (29.17%) Web Services
3 7 (29.17%) REST
4 5 (20.83%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 4 (16.67%) JMS
5 4 (16.67%) HTML
6 3 (12.50%) .NET
7 2 (8.33%) J2EE
7 2 (8.33%) Application Packaging
7 2 (8.33%) Silverlight
8 1 (4.17%) CSS
8 1 (4.17%) jQuery
8 1 (4.17%) HTML5
8 1 (4.17%) Memcached
8 1 (4.17%) CSS3
8 1 (4.17%) Sass
8 1 (4.17%) LESS
8 1 (4.17%) Esper
8 1 (4.17%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) PKI
1 5 (20.83%) DataPower
2 4 (16.67%) Client/Server
2 4 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (16.67%) Computer Science
3 3 (12.50%) Algorithms
3 3 (12.50%) Management Information System
4 2 (8.33%) Streaming Video
4 2 (8.33%) STB
4 2 (8.33%) MPEG
4 2 (8.33%) DTV
4 2 (8.33%) Video on Demand
4 2 (8.33%) Mobile Payment
4 2 (8.33%) IPTV
5 1 (4.17%) Statistics
5 1 (4.17%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 10 (41.67%) UNIX
2 6 (25.00%) Linux
3 4 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (16.67%) Windows
3 4 (16.67%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (29.17%) Migration
1 7 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (25.00%) Validation
3 4 (16.67%) Software Engineering
3 4 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
3 4 (16.67%) Time Management
3 4 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (16.67%) Test Planning
4 3 (12.50%) SDLC
4 3 (12.50%) Cyber Security
4 3 (12.50%) Load Balancing
4 3 (12.50%) Information Security
4 3 (12.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 3 (12.50%) Penetration Testing
4 3 (12.50%) Ethical Hacking
4 3 (12.50%) Identity Management
4 3 (12.50%) Data Security
5 2 (8.33%) Scrum
5 2 (8.33%) ITIL
5 2 (8.33%) DRM
Programming Languages
1 6 (25.00%) Java
2 4 (16.67%) PHP
3 3 (12.50%) C++
4 2 (8.33%) PL/SQL
4 2 (8.33%) SQL
4 2 (8.33%) Korn
4 2 (8.33%) Bash Shell
5 1 (4.17%) Perl
5 1 (4.17%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.17%) CCIE
2 1 (4.17%) CCNP
2 1 (4.17%) CCDP
2 1 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (4.17%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.50%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (8.33%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (16.67%) CA Single Sign-On
2 1 (4.17%) ZABBIX
2 1 (4.17%) Cacti
2 1 (4.17%) Ganglia
2 1 (4.17%) Puppet
2 1 (4.17%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (4.17%) collectd
2 1 (4.17%) logstash
2 1 (4.17%) Salt
2 1 (4.17%) Graphite
2 1 (4.17%) Nagios
Vendors
1 10 (41.67%) Oracle
2 8 (33.33%) Cisco
3 5 (20.83%) IBM
3 5 (20.83%) CA
3 5 (20.83%) Red Hat
4 4 (16.67%) F5
5 2 (8.33%) Tektronix
5 2 (8.33%) Apple
5 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
5 2 (8.33%) Adobe
5 2 (8.33%) Sun
6 1 (4.17%) Juniper
6 1 (4.17%) Brocade
6 1 (4.17%) Riverbed