The first table below looks at the demand for SSH skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SSH over the 3 months to 18 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 Birmingham 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Secure Shell (SSH)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing SSH 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham - - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £378 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.27% +7.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £29.59 -
Communications & Networking Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
75 63 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 12.23% 12.30% 8.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 37 29
Average daily rate £325 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £153 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 3
Average hourly rate £15.00 £13.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -25.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £13.00 £12.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £13.00 £18.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -23.72%
SSH
West Midlands

SSH
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

SSH Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

SSH
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

SSH Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

SSH
Top 3 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) TELNET
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall

SSH
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) TELNET
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall