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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Secure Shell (SSH)
Rank 191 216 212
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -4
Contract jobs citing SSH 8 1 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.14% 0.014% 0.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.00% 0.12% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 9
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£325 £448 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.45% +46.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £448 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £448 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £308 £349
% change year-on-year
+9.75% -11.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £32.50 £67.50
% change year-on-year
- -51.85%
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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
798 854 986
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.53% 11.78% 12.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 513 572 642
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 30 43
Average hourly rate £19.50 £23.75 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.89% +15.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.30 £16.00 £13.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £160.00 £60.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.21 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-3.05% -7.16%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 14 (60.87%) Linux
2 12 (52.17%) UNIX
2 12 (52.17%) Oracle
3 11 (47.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (43.48%) Firewall
4 10 (43.48%) Perl
4 10 (43.48%) Red Hat
5 9 (39.13%) TCP/IP
6 7 (30.43%) MySQL
6 7 (30.43%) SQL
6 7 (30.43%) Solaris
7 6 (26.09%) Client/Server
7 6 (26.09%) Sun
7 6 (26.09%) Disaster Recovery
7 6 (26.09%) Finance
7 6 (26.09%) Git (software)
7 6 (26.09%) Degree
7 6 (26.09%) RHEV
8 5 (21.74%) Bash Shell
8 5 (21.74%) Sun Certification
8 5 (21.74%) Apache
8 5 (21.74%) PHP
9 4 (17.39%) JavaScript
9 4 (17.39%) Ethernet
9 4 (17.39%) FTP
9 4 (17.39%) Data Modelling
9 4 (17.39%) SSL
9 4 (17.39%) Shell Script
9 4 (17.39%) E-Learning
9 4 (17.39%) Performance Testing

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 5 (21.74%) Apache
2 4 (17.39%) Moodle
3 2 (8.70%) IIS
3 2 (8.70%) Tomcat
3 2 (8.70%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (43.48%) Firewall
2 9 (39.13%) TCP/IP
3 4 (17.39%) Ethernet
3 4 (17.39%) FTP
3 4 (17.39%) SSL
4 3 (13.04%) Internet
4 3 (13.04%) HTTP
5 2 (8.70%) Kerberos
5 2 (8.70%) LDAP
5 2 (8.70%) OSPF
5 2 (8.70%) BGP
5 2 (8.70%) X.509
5 2 (8.70%) VPN
5 2 (8.70%) DNS
5 2 (8.70%) DHCP
5 2 (8.70%) IPsec
5 2 (8.70%) Network Security
5 2 (8.70%) OpenVPN
6 1 (4.35%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (4.35%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (30.43%) MySQL
2 2 (8.70%) VLDB
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (26.09%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.35%) Cucumber
2 1 (4.35%) Capybara
2 1 (4.35%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.35%) RSpec
2 1 (4.35%) WebDriver
2 1 (4.35%) Selenium
2 1 (4.35%) Subversion
2 1 (4.35%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (26.09%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Banking
2 2 (8.70%) German Language
3 1 (4.35%) Games
3 1 (4.35%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 6 (26.09%) Analyst
1 6 (26.09%) Administrator
2 5 (21.74%) UNIX Administrator
3 4 (17.39%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (13.04%) Linux Administrator
5 2 (8.70%) Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Support Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Technical Support
5 2 (8.70%) Technical Support Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 2 (8.70%) UNIX Systems Administrator
5 2 (8.70%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Market Data Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Automated Tester
6 1 (4.35%) Network Administrator
6 1 (4.35%) Systems Developer
6 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Oracle DBA
6 1 (4.35%) .NET Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (17.39%) Regular Expression
2 3 (13.04%) CSS
3 2 (8.70%) HTML
3 2 (8.70%) XML
3 2 (8.70%) FIXML
4 1 (4.35%) REST
4 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (4.35%) RESTful
4 1 (4.35%) WCF
4 1 (4.35%) JSON
4 1 (4.35%) Ajax
4 1 (4.35%) Middleware
4 1 (4.35%) Web Services
4 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET
4 1 (4.35%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) Client/Server
2 4 (17.39%) E-Learning
2 4 (17.39%) Learning Management System
3 3 (13.04%) Clustering
4 2 (8.70%) Cryptography
4 2 (8.70%) Fixed Income
4 2 (8.70%) Equities
4 2 (8.70%) SWIFT
5 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (4.35%) Mathematics
5 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
5 1 (4.35%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 14 (60.87%) Linux
2 12 (52.17%) UNIX
3 11 (47.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (30.43%) Solaris
5 4 (17.39%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (26.09%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (17.39%) Data Modelling
2 4 (17.39%) Performance Testing
3 3 (13.04%) ITIL
4 2 (8.70%) B2B
4 2 (8.70%) Migration
4 2 (8.70%) Identity Management
4 2 (8.70%) TDD
4 2 (8.70%) Load Balancing
4 2 (8.70%) Electronic Trading
4 2 (8.70%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (4.35%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (4.35%) BDD
5 1 (4.35%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (4.35%) MVC
5 1 (4.35%) Scrum
5 1 (4.35%) Information Security
5 1 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (4.35%) OOD
5 1 (4.35%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 10 (43.48%) Perl
2 7 (30.43%) SQL
3 5 (21.74%) Bash Shell
3 5 (21.74%) PHP
4 4 (17.39%) JavaScript
4 4 (17.39%) Shell Script
4 4 (17.39%) sed
5 3 (13.04%) Korn
5 3 (13.04%) T-SQL
5 3 (13.04%) Java
6 2 (8.70%) ActionScript
6 2 (8.70%) Python
6 2 (8.70%) ActionScript 2.0
7 1 (4.35%) C-shell
7 1 (4.35%) Groovy
7 1 (4.35%) Ruby
7 1 (4.35%) C
7 1 (4.35%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (26.09%) Degree
2 5 (21.74%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (26.09%) RHEV
2 2 (8.70%) OpenSSH
3 1 (4.35%) Postfix
3 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.35%) VMware ESX
3 1 (4.35%) Snort
3 1 (4.35%) Nmap
3 1 (4.35%) NFS
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 12 (52.17%) Oracle
2 10 (43.48%) Red Hat
3 6 (26.09%) Sun
4 2 (8.70%) Reuters
4 2 (8.70%) Radianz
4 2 (8.70%) HP
4 2 (8.70%) Axway
4 2 (8.70%) Trayport
4 2 (8.70%) Tumbleweed
4 2 (8.70%) MarketAxess
5 1 (4.35%) Splunk
5 1 (4.35%) Qualys
5 1 (4.35%) VMware
5 1 (4.35%) Tripwire
5 1 (4.35%) NetApp
5 1 (4.35%) Cisco
5 1 (4.35%) IBM
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