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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SSH over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Secure Shell (SSH)
Rank 205 188 223
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +35
Contract jobs citing SSH 3 11 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.051% 0.19% 0.042%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.39% 1.52% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 11 3
Average daily rate
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£535 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+64.61% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £300 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £767 £375 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £350 £225
% change year-on-year
+28.57% +55.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £187.50 - £32.50
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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
766 722 798
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.08% 12.44% 11.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 571 488 531
Average daily rate £425 £395 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.59% -1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £236 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £570 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £336 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.27% +4.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 21 36
Average hourly rate £17.98 £20.50 £43.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.29% -52.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £15.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.58 £160.00 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.76 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+8.81% -21.56%

SSH
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SSH across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 5 (55.56%) Oracle
1 5 (55.56%) IBM
1 5 (55.56%) Finance
1 5 (55.56%) SIEM
2 4 (44.44%) Identity Management
2 4 (44.44%) SailPoint
2 4 (44.44%) Cyber-Ark
2 4 (44.44%) ForgeRock
2 4 (44.44%) ArcSight
2 4 (44.44%) PKI
2 4 (44.44%) CA
2 4 (44.44%) Tivoli Identity Manager
2 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
2 4 (44.44%) HP
2 4 (44.44%) Dell
3 3 (33.33%) UNIX
3 3 (33.33%) AIX
3 3 (33.33%) Solaris
3 3 (33.33%) Linux
3 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (22.22%) Change Management
4 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
4 2 (22.22%) MS Office
4 2 (22.22%) Windows
4 2 (22.22%) SSL
4 2 (22.22%) Shell Script
4 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
5 1 (11.11%) Red Hat
5 1 (11.11%) Middleware
5 1 (11.11%) Cisco

SSH
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 1 (11.11%) Apache
1 1 (11.11%) MQSeries
1 1 (11.11%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Office
1 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
2 1 (11.11%) MS Visio
2 1 (11.11%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) SSL
2 1 (11.11%) Firewall
2 1 (11.11%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (11.11%) LDAP
2 1 (11.11%) HTTP
2 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
2 1 (11.11%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
1 1 (11.11%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (55.56%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Support Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Technical Writer
2 1 (11.11%) UNIX Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) UNIX Support Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) UNIX Support
2 1 (11.11%) Incident Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Build Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Project Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Author
2 1 (11.11%) Technical Author
2 1 (11.11%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) SailPoint
2 1 (11.11%) Web Services
2 1 (11.11%) Middleware
2 1 (11.11%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) PKI
2 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
3 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) AIX
1 3 (33.33%) Solaris
1 3 (33.33%) Linux
1 3 (33.33%) UNIX
2 2 (22.22%) Windows
3 1 (11.11%) Debian
3 1 (11.11%) Ubuntu
3 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) SIEM
2 4 (44.44%) Identity Management
3 2 (22.22%) Change Management
4 1 (11.11%) E-business
4 1 (11.11%) ITIL
4 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
4 1 (11.11%) Validation
4 1 (11.11%) Document Management
4 1 (11.11%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 1 (11.11%) Problem Management
4 1 (11.11%) Network Architecture
4 1 (11.11%) Change Control
4 1 (11.11%) DevOps
4 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
4 1 (11.11%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) Shell Script
2 1 (11.11%) Ruby
2 1 (11.11%) Korn
2 1 (11.11%) Bash Shell
2 1 (11.11%) sed
2 1 (11.11%) Go
2 1 (11.11%) PHP
2 1 (11.11%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) CISSP
1 1 (11.11%) GCIA
1 1 (11.11%) GCIH
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) COBIT
1 1 (11.11%) PCI DSS
1 1 (11.11%) COSO
System Software
1 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
2 1 (11.11%) PowerHA
2 1 (11.11%) KVM
2 1 (11.11%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 4 (44.44%) Tivoli Identity Manager
2 1 (11.11%) BladeLogic
2 1 (11.11%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (11.11%) yum
2 1 (11.11%) Puppet
2 1 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Oracle
1 5 (55.56%) IBM
2 4 (44.44%) HP
2 4 (44.44%) Dell
2 4 (44.44%) ArcSight
2 4 (44.44%) Cyber-Ark
2 4 (44.44%) ForgeRock
2 4 (44.44%) CA
3 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
4 1 (11.11%) Sybase
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco
4 1 (11.11%) EMC
4 1 (11.11%) BMC
4 1 (11.11%) Red Hat
4 1 (11.11%) SaltStack