The table below looks at the statistics for SSH skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SSH over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Secure Shell (SSH)
North West / Cheshire
Rank 44 63 69
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +6
Contract jobs citing SSH 2 14 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.39% 1.49% 0.64%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.90% 7.18% 3.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 5
Median daily rate - - £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £450 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +28.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £12.00 -

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
69 195 149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 13.58% 20.72% 19.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 115 75
Median daily rate £338 £474 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.75% +22.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £189 £226 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £600 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 10 17
Median hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +38.88%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-28.33% +13.20%

SSH
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheshire region citing SSH as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SSH within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 23 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +13 1 - -
Knutsford - 1 - -
SSH
North West

SSH
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SSH also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for SSH.

1 2 (100.00%) SSL
2 1 (50.00%) Juniper
2 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (50.00%) Change Management
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) IPsec
2 1 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (50.00%) PKI
2 1 (50.00%) VLAN
2 1 (50.00%) Statistics
2 1 (50.00%) Fortinet
2 1 (50.00%) Network Security
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) F5
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (50.00%) Palo Alto
2 1 (50.00%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (50.00%) Unix
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) DHCP
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) DNS

SSH
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) SSL
2 1 (50.00%) DHCP
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (50.00%) IPsec
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) Network Security
2 1 (50.00%) VLAN
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Check Point Support
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall Support
1 1 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Network Security Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Network Support
1 1 (50.00%) Network Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Security Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Security Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Linux Command Line
1 1 (50.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Unix
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Change Management
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
1 1 (50.00%) Statistics
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (50.00%) F5
1 1 (50.00%) Fortinet
1 1 (50.00%) Juniper
1 1 (50.00%) Palo Alto