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 4 May 2016 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Secure Shell (SSH)
Rank 157 197 199
Rank change year-on-year
+40 +2
Contract jobs citing SSH 5 6 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.14% 0.11% 0.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.13% 0.81% 1.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 10
Median daily rate £525 £361 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.32% -9.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £294 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £413 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £413
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £49.19 - £30.00
SSH
London

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
441 738 727
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 12.75% 13.47% 11.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 341 534 515
Median daily rate £425 £403 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.59% +3.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £345 £333
% change year-on-year
+5.79% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 15 21
Median hourly rate £19.00 £18.70 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.60% -10.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.25 £13.27 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £22.83 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £28.35 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+5.83% +41.72%

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 4 May 2016.

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 4 May 2016, 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 6 (85.71%) Unix
2 5 (71.43%) Oracle
2 5 (71.43%) VPN
3 4 (57.14%) Perl
3 4 (57.14%) Linux
3 4 (57.14%) SSL
4 3 (42.86%) Cisco
4 3 (42.86%) HTTP
4 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
4 3 (42.86%) Java
4 3 (42.86%) Windows
4 3 (42.86%) DNS
4 3 (42.86%) Shell Script
4 3 (42.86%) Firewall
5 2 (28.57%) Finance
5 2 (28.57%) Information Security
5 2 (28.57%) Korn
5 2 (28.57%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (28.57%) iSCSI
5 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (28.57%) CentOS
5 2 (28.57%) OWASP
5 2 (28.57%) VMware
5 2 (28.57%) Sendmail
5 2 (28.57%) Open Source
5 2 (28.57%) Bash Shell
5 2 (28.57%) Puppet
5 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (28.57%) Jenkins
5 2 (28.57%) Nagios

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 2 (28.57%) Apache
1 2 (28.57%) OpenStack
2 1 (14.29%) Confluence
2 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 1 (14.29%) SAS
2 1 (14.29%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) HipChat
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (14.29%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) VPN
2 4 (57.14%) SSL
3 3 (42.86%) DNS
3 3 (42.86%) Firewall
3 3 (42.86%) HTTP
3 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
4 2 (28.57%) FTP
4 2 (28.57%) Internet
4 2 (28.57%) iSCSI
4 2 (28.57%) LDAP
4 2 (28.57%) SMTP
5 1 (14.29%) BGP
5 1 (14.29%) DHCP
5 1 (14.29%) IGRP
5 1 (14.29%) LAN
5 1 (14.29%) MRTG
5 1 (14.29%) NAS
5 1 (14.29%) OSPF
5 1 (14.29%) SAN
5 1 (14.29%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) MySQL
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Jenkins
2 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 1 (14.29%) JIRA
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (14.29%) Administrator
1 1 (14.29%) Applications Engineer
1 1 (14.29%) Applications Support
1 1 (14.29%) Cloud Engineer
1 1 (14.29%) Consultant
1 1 (14.29%) Cybersecurity Consultant
1 1 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
1 1 (14.29%) Network Administrator
1 1 (14.29%) Security Advisor
1 1 (14.29%) Security Consultant
1 1 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
1 1 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
1 1 (14.29%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
1 1 (14.29%) Apache Flex
1 1 (14.29%) LAMP
1 1 (14.29%) Middleware
1 1 (14.29%) POSIX
1 1 (14.29%) REST
1 1 (14.29%) SAML
1 1 (14.29%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Algorithms
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (14.29%) CESG
1 1 (14.29%) Client/Server
1 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
1 1 (14.29%) Cryptography
1 1 (14.29%) Derivative
1 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
1 1 (14.29%) PKI
1 1 (14.29%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Unix
2 4 (57.14%) Linux
3 3 (42.86%) Windows
4 2 (28.57%) CentOS
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Server
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (14.29%) AIX
5 1 (14.29%) Debian
5 1 (14.29%) Mac OS X
5 1 (14.29%) Solaris
5 1 (14.29%) Ubuntu
5 1 (14.29%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) DevOps
1 2 (28.57%) Information Security
1 2 (28.57%) Open Source
1 2 (28.57%) OWASP
1 2 (28.57%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Business Continuity
2 1 (14.29%) Business Continuity Management
2 1 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (14.29%) Fuzz Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Identity Access Management
2 1 (14.29%) Migration
2 1 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (14.29%) Patch Management
2 1 (14.29%) Performance Optimisation
2 1 (14.29%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (14.29%) Scrum
2 1 (14.29%) SDLC
2 1 (14.29%) Security Operations
2 1 (14.29%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) Perl
2 3 (42.86%) Java
2 3 (42.86%) Shell Script
3 2 (28.57%) Bash Shell
3 2 (28.57%) Korn
3 2 (28.57%) Python
4 1 (14.29%) C
4 1 (14.29%) C#
4 1 (14.29%) C++
4 1 (14.29%) PHP
4 1 (14.29%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) CISSP
2 1 (14.29%) CCNA
2 1 (14.29%) CEH
2 1 (14.29%) CESG Certified Professional
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (14.29%) DV Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) MCSA
2 1 (14.29%) MCSE
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (14.29%) PCI DSS
1 1 (14.29%) QA
1 1 (14.29%) RMADS
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
1 2 (28.57%) Sendmail
1 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (14.29%) Ceph
2 1 (14.29%) Dovecot
2 1 (14.29%) iptables
2 1 (14.29%) KVM
2 1 (14.29%) NFS
2 1 (14.29%) Postfix
2 1 (14.29%) Samba
2 1 (14.29%) Squid
2 1 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) Nagios
1 2 (28.57%) Puppet
2 1 (14.29%) Ansible
2 1 (14.29%) Cacti
2 1 (14.29%) Control-M
2 1 (14.29%) Graphite
2 1 (14.29%) HAProxy
2 1 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle ZFS
2 1 (14.29%) RANCID
2 1 (14.29%) Salt
2 1 (14.29%) systemd
2 1 (14.29%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Oracle
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 2 (28.57%) VMware
4 1 (14.29%) Apple
4 1 (14.29%) Atlassian
4 1 (14.29%) BMC
4 1 (14.29%) CA
4 1 (14.29%) Citrix
4 1 (14.29%) Dell
4 1 (14.29%) F5
4 1 (14.29%) Google
4 1 (14.29%) HP
4 1 (14.29%) QNAP
4 1 (14.29%) Rackspace
4 1 (14.29%) Red Hat
4 1 (14.29%) Supermicro