The table below looks at the statistics for SSH skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SSH over the 3 months to 20 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Secure Shell (SSH)
London / City of London
Rank 146 147 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Contract jobs citing SSH 4 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.13% 0.096% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.09% 0.87% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 0
Median daily rate £500 £425 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £488 £450 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +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 City of London region.

Communications & Networking Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
368 344 711
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 12.42% 10.96% 13.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 294 241 517
Median daily rate £430 £405 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.17% +4.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.06% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 12
Median hourly rate £19.00 £29.82 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.28% +59.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £24.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £30.00 £40.00
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 the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing SSH as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

SSH Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

SSH
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

SSH Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

SSH
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SSH across the City of London region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017.

SSH Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

SSH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 20 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 City of London region with a requirement for SSH.

1 10 (62.50%) Linux
2 8 (50.00%) Windows
2 8 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 7 (43.75%) VMware
4 6 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (37.50%) Apache
4 6 (37.50%) Puppet
5 5 (31.25%) Bash Shell
5 5 (31.25%) Data Centre
5 5 (31.25%) LAN
5 5 (31.25%) WAN
5 5 (31.25%) Perl
5 5 (31.25%) PHP
5 5 (31.25%) SQL
5 5 (31.25%) Oracle
5 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
5 5 (31.25%) PowerShell
6 4 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (25.00%) Load Balancing
6 4 (25.00%) AWK
6 4 (25.00%) Firewall
6 4 (25.00%) SSL
6 4 (25.00%) Red Hat
6 4 (25.00%) Internet
6 4 (25.00%) MPLS
6 4 (25.00%) Nagios
6 4 (25.00%) Unix
6 4 (25.00%) Tomcat
6 4 (25.00%) HTTP
6 4 (25.00%) VPN

SSH
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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:

Application Platforms
1 6 (37.50%) Apache
2 4 (25.00%) Tomcat
3 2 (12.50%) WebSphere
4 1 (6.25%) Confluence
4 1 (6.25%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (6.25%) nginx
4 1 (6.25%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) HipChat
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (6.25%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (6.25%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (31.25%) LAN
1 5 (31.25%) WAN
2 4 (25.00%) DNS
2 4 (25.00%) Firewall
2 4 (25.00%) HTTP
2 4 (25.00%) Internet
2 4 (25.00%) MPLS
2 4 (25.00%) SSL
2 4 (25.00%) VPN
3 3 (18.75%) FTP
3 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
4 2 (12.50%) 802.11
4 2 (12.50%) BGP
4 2 (12.50%) Ethernet
4 2 (12.50%) ICMP
4 2 (12.50%) OSPF
4 2 (12.50%) SAN
4 2 (12.50%) Telnet
4 2 (12.50%) Wireless
4 2 (12.50%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) MySQL
2 2 (12.50%) DB2
2 2 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
3 1 (6.25%) GIS
3 1 (6.25%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Git (software)
2 1 (6.25%) Ant
2 1 (6.25%) Bitbucket
2 1 (6.25%) Jenkins
2 1 (6.25%) JIRA
2 1 (6.25%) JIRA Agile
2 1 (6.25%) JUnit
2 1 (6.25%) Liquibase
2 1 (6.25%) Maven
2 1 (6.25%) SonarQube
2 1 (6.25%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 3 (18.75%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Law
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) Administrator
1 4 (25.00%) Linux Administrator
1 4 (25.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 4 (25.00%) Senior Linux Administrator
1 4 (25.00%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
1 4 (25.00%) Senior Systems Administrator
1 4 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
2 3 (18.75%) Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) AWS Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Linux Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Network Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Senior Network Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) AWS Software Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Cybersecurity Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Cybersecurity Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Support Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Java Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) 802.1X
1 2 (12.50%) Leaflet
1 2 (12.50%) OpenLayers
1 2 (12.50%) Play Framework
2 1 (6.25%) CSS
2 1 (6.25%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (6.25%) HTML
2 1 (6.25%) LAMP
2 1 (6.25%) MCollective
2 1 (6.25%) Software Packaging
2 1 (6.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Data Centre
2 4 (25.00%) Linux Command Line
3 3 (18.75%) PKI
4 2 (12.50%) Computer Science
4 2 (12.50%) Cyberthreat
4 2 (12.50%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (6.25%) Algorithms
5 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
5 1 (6.25%) NHS
5 1 (6.25%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 10 (62.50%) Linux
2 8 (50.00%) Windows
3 4 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (25.00%) Unix
4 2 (12.50%) Windows Server
5 1 (6.25%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) Load Balancing
2 3 (18.75%) ITIL
3 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (12.50%) Data Loss Prevention
3 2 (12.50%) Database Security
3 2 (12.50%) Migration
3 2 (12.50%) Network Architecture
3 2 (12.50%) Problem Management
3 2 (12.50%) Security Monitoring
3 2 (12.50%) Security Operations
3 2 (12.50%) Service Management
3 2 (12.50%) SIEM
3 2 (12.50%) Threat Analysis
3 2 (12.50%) Time Management
3 2 (12.50%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 1 (6.25%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (6.25%) DevOps
4 1 (6.25%) Patch Management
4 1 (6.25%) Server Hardening
Programming Languages
1 5 (31.25%) Bash Shell
1 5 (31.25%) Perl
1 5 (31.25%) PHP
1 5 (31.25%) PowerShell
1 5 (31.25%) SQL
2 4 (25.00%) AWK
2 4 (25.00%) sed
3 3 (18.75%) Shell Script
4 2 (12.50%) Java
4 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
4 2 (12.50%) Python
4 2 (12.50%) Ruby
4 2 (12.50%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) CCNP
1 2 (12.50%) CCSA
1 2 (12.50%) CCSE
1 2 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (12.50%) CISSP
1 2 (12.50%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) CTC Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) MCP
2 1 (6.25%) MCSA
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (6.25%) RHCE
2 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) COBIT
1 2 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (12.50%) PCI DSS
1 2 (12.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (12.50%) Hyper-V
4 1 (6.25%) Docker
4 1 (6.25%) Postfix
4 1 (6.25%) Squid
4 1 (6.25%) vCloud
4 1 (6.25%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (37.50%) Puppet
2 4 (25.00%) Nagios
3 2 (12.50%) Terraform
4 1 (6.25%) Ansible
4 1 (6.25%) Docker Swarm
4 1 (6.25%) Kibana
4 1 (6.25%) Kubernetes
4 1 (6.25%) logstash
4 1 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (6.25%) Rancher
4 1 (6.25%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) VMware
2 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
2 5 (31.25%) Oracle
3 4 (25.00%) Red Hat
4 2 (12.50%) CheckPoint
4 2 (12.50%) Cisco
4 2 (12.50%) Citrix
4 2 (12.50%) IBM
4 2 (12.50%) Meraki
4 2 (12.50%) WorldPay
5 1 (6.25%) Atlassian
5 1 (6.25%) EMC
5 1 (6.25%) ServiceNow
5 1 (6.25%) Sonatype
5 1 (6.25%) Symantec