The table below looks at the statistics for SSH skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SSH over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Secure Shell (SSH)
Rank 56 60 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Contract jobs citing SSH 14 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.52% 0.93% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.14% 4.52% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 0
Average daily rate - £350 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
+21.42% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.00 £30.00 -
% change year-on-year
-60.00% -
SSH
North West

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

Communications & Networking Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
196 155 132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 21.21% 20.56% 14.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 86 70
Average daily rate £488 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.28% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £203 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £565
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 15 8
Average hourly rate £25.00 £18.00 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.88% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.84 £16.50 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £19.45 £31.56
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +23.80%

SSH
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

SSH Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

SSH
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

SSH Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

SSH
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SSH within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Warrington - 14 - -
SSH
North West

SSH
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 (100.00%) DHCP
1 14 (100.00%) VPN
1 14 (100.00%) DNS
1 14 (100.00%) SSL
1 14 (100.00%) Network Security
2 13 (92.86%) Firewall
2 13 (92.86%) Palo Alto
3 10 (71.43%) Cisco
4 9 (64.29%) IPsec
4 9 (64.29%) VLAN
4 9 (64.29%) LAN
4 9 (64.29%) Continuous Improvement
4 9 (64.29%) Change Control
4 9 (64.29%) Kalman Filter
5 8 (57.14%) Intrusion Detection
6 7 (50.00%) SC Cleared
6 7 (50.00%) Security Cleared
7 5 (35.71%) Information Security
7 5 (35.71%) CCNP
7 5 (35.71%) CCNA
7 5 (35.71%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (35.71%) F5
7 5 (35.71%) Fortinet
7 5 (35.71%) Infrastructure Management
8 1 (7.14%) Security Operations
8 1 (7.14%) Security Operations Centre

SSH
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 14 (100.00%) DHCP
1 14 (100.00%) DNS
1 14 (100.00%) Network Security
1 14 (100.00%) SSL
1 14 (100.00%) VPN
2 13 (92.86%) Firewall
3 9 (64.29%) IPsec
3 9 (64.29%) LAN
3 9 (64.29%) VLAN
4 8 (57.14%) Intrusion Detection
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 6 (42.86%) Architect
3 5 (35.71%) Network Security Engineer
3 5 (35.71%) Security Engineer
4 4 (28.57%) Network Architect
5 3 (21.43%) Cisco Engineer
5 3 (21.43%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 2 (14.29%) Designer
6 2 (14.29%) Network Security Architect
6 2 (14.29%) Security Architect
7 1 (7.14%) Cisco Security Engineer
7 1 (7.14%) Firewall Architect
7 1 (7.14%) Lead Architect
7 1 (7.14%) Network Consultant
7 1 (7.14%) Network Designer
7 1 (7.14%) Network Security Consultant
7 1 (7.14%) Security Consultant
7 1 (7.14%) Senior Network Engineer
7 1 (7.14%) Senior Network Security Engineer
7 1 (7.14%) Senior Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Security Operations Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) Change Control
1 9 (64.29%) Continuous Improvement
1 9 (64.29%) Kalman Filter
2 5 (35.71%) Information Security
2 5 (35.71%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (7.14%) Security Operations
Qualifications
1 7 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 7 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (35.71%) CCNA
2 5 (35.71%) CCNP
2 5 (35.71%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 13 (92.86%) Palo Alto
2 10 (71.43%) Cisco
3 5 (35.71%) F5
3 5 (35.71%) Fortinet