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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Secure Shell (SSH)
Rank 122 121 108
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -13
Contract jobs citing SSH 5 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.19% 0.12% 0.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.77% 0.51% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 2
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£400 - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £295 £300
% change year-on-year
+27.11% -1.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £10.00 -
% change year-on-year
+200.00% -
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
653 584 731
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 24.83% 22.59% 30.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 294 232 221
Average daily rate £350 £375 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +16.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 34 36
Average hourly rate £37.50 £28.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.92% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £14.70 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £21.00 £21.67
% change year-on-year
+11.90% -3.06%

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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 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
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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 +18 4 £400 -
SSH
South East

SSH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (63.64%) UNIX
2 6 (54.55%) Windows
2 6 (54.55%) Java
2 6 (54.55%) Oracle
2 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (45.45%) Perl
3 5 (45.45%) Solaris
3 5 (45.45%) WebLogic
3 5 (45.45%) Apache
3 5 (45.45%) Tomcat
3 5 (45.45%) FTP
3 5 (45.45%) SSL
4 4 (36.36%) HTML
4 4 (36.36%) Linux
4 4 (36.36%) IVR
4 4 (36.36%) Penetration Testing
4 4 (36.36%) Korn
4 4 (36.36%) OpenSSH
4 4 (36.36%) GCC
5 3 (27.27%) CSS3
5 3 (27.27%) HTML5
5 3 (27.27%) Responsive Web Design
5 3 (27.27%) Git (software)
5 3 (27.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (27.27%) jQuery
5 3 (27.27%) Subversion
5 3 (27.27%) SharePoint
5 3 (27.27%) SMTP
5 3 (27.27%) Red Hat
5 3 (27.27%) Internet

SSH
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 5 (45.45%) Apache
1 5 (45.45%) Tomcat
1 5 (45.45%) WebLogic
2 3 (27.27%) SharePoint
3 1 (9.09%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (9.09%) JBoss
Communications & Networking
1 5 (45.45%) FTP
1 5 (45.45%) SSL
2 3 (27.27%) Internet
2 3 (27.27%) SMTP
2 3 (27.27%) HTTP
2 3 (27.27%) TCP/IP
3 2 (18.18%) DNS
3 2 (18.18%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) GCC
2 3 (27.27%) Subversion
2 3 (27.27%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (18.18%) Marketing
2 1 (9.09%) Front Office
2 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Designer
2 3 (27.27%) Front-End Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Support Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Linux Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Linux Support
3 2 (18.18%) Linux Support Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Windows Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Middleware Specialist
4 1 (9.09%) Front-End Web Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Applications Support
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Applications Support Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Support Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Applications Support Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Web Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) HTML
2 3 (27.27%) CSS
2 3 (27.27%) VXML
2 3 (27.27%) jQuery
2 3 (27.27%) HTML5
2 3 (27.27%) CSS3
3 1 (9.09%) LAMP
3 1 (9.09%) Application Packaging
3 1 (9.09%) Middleware
3 1 (9.09%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) IVR
2 1 (9.09%) PKI
2 1 (9.09%) Open Source
2 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (63.64%) UNIX
2 6 (54.55%) Windows
2 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (45.45%) Solaris
4 4 (36.36%) Linux
5 3 (27.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (18.18%) Windows 7
6 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Penetration Testing
2 3 (27.27%) ITIL
2 3 (27.27%) Responsive Web Design
3 2 (18.18%) Time Management
3 2 (18.18%) Email Marketing
3 2 (18.18%) Incident Management
4 1 (9.09%) Web Development
4 1 (9.09%) Release Management
4 1 (9.09%) Investment Management
4 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
4 1 (9.09%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) Java
2 5 (45.45%) Perl
3 4 (36.36%) Korn
4 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
5 1 (9.09%) C
5 1 (9.09%) C#
5 1 (9.09%) C++
5 1 (9.09%) PHP
5 1 (9.09%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) HNC
1 2 (18.18%) MCSE
1 2 (18.18%) CCNA
1 2 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (18.18%) RHCSA
2 1 (9.09%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (36.36%) OpenSSH
2 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
2 2 (18.18%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) Nagios
1 2 (18.18%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Oracle
2 3 (27.27%) Red Hat
3 2 (18.18%) Remedy
3 2 (18.18%) VMware
3 2 (18.18%) Altiris
3 2 (18.18%) 3PAR
3 2 (18.18%) Isilon
3 2 (18.18%) HP
3 2 (18.18%) Citrix
3 2 (18.18%) Veritas
4 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
4 1 (9.09%) Sun