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 28 June 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Secure Shell (SSH)
Rank 160 193 193
Rank change year-on-year
+33 0
Contract jobs citing SSH 4 7 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.12% 0.12% 0.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.85% 0.96% 2.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 12
Median daily rate £500 £361 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.40% +5.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £294 £307
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £413 £424
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £377 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.99% -5.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £49.19 £187.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-73.76% +525.00%
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
470 732 689
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.96% 12.75% 11.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 369 545 491
Median daily rate £463 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.12% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £290 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 24 18
Median hourly rate £19.00 £17.98 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.67% -12.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £14.90 £16.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.20 £32.86 £48.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £25.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+26.00% +38.88%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 (75.00%) Unix
1 6 (75.00%) Linux
2 4 (50.00%) Java
2 4 (50.00%) Oracle
2 4 (50.00%) VPN
2 4 (50.00%) Firewall
2 4 (50.00%) Finance
2 4 (50.00%) Information Security
3 3 (37.50%) SSL
3 3 (37.50%) LDAP
3 3 (37.50%) CISSP
3 3 (37.50%) Perl
3 3 (37.50%) PKI
3 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (37.50%) DevOps
3 3 (37.50%) Identity Access Management
3 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (25.00%) SDLC
4 2 (25.00%) Cyber-Ark
4 2 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (25.00%) Windows
4 2 (25.00%) MySQL
4 2 (25.00%) Python
4 2 (25.00%) DNS
4 2 (25.00%) FTP
4 2 (25.00%) HTTP
4 2 (25.00%) Cisco
4 2 (25.00%) Shell Script

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 1 (12.50%) Apache
1 1 (12.50%) Confluence
1 1 (12.50%) OpenStack
1 1 (12.50%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) HipChat
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (12.50%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) Firewall
1 4 (50.00%) VPN
2 3 (37.50%) LDAP
2 3 (37.50%) SSL
2 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
3 2 (25.00%) DNS
3 2 (25.00%) FTP
3 2 (25.00%) HTTP
4 1 (12.50%) Internet
4 1 (12.50%) iSCSI
4 1 (12.50%) LAN
4 1 (12.50%) NAS
4 1 (12.50%) SAN
4 1 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) MySQL
2 1 (12.50%) DB2
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Cucumber
1 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
1 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
1 1 (12.50%) JIRA
1 1 (12.50%) Robotium
1 1 (12.50%) Selenium
General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Applications Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Applications Support
2 1 (12.50%) Business Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Cloud Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Cyber-Ark Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Cybersecurity Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Security Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
1 1 (12.50%) Apache Flex
1 1 (12.50%) LAMP
1 1 (12.50%) Middleware
1 1 (12.50%) REST
1 1 (12.50%) SAML
1 1 (12.50%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (37.50%) PKI
2 1 (12.50%) Algorithms
2 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 1 (12.50%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Linux
1 6 (75.00%) Unix
2 2 (25.00%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (12.50%) AIX
3 1 (12.50%) CentOS
3 1 (12.50%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Information Security
2 3 (37.50%) DevOps
2 3 (37.50%) Identity Access Management
3 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (25.00%) Scrum
3 2 (25.00%) SDLC
4 1 (12.50%) Automated Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Business Continuity
4 1 (12.50%) Change Management
4 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
4 1 (12.50%) Data Security
4 1 (12.50%) Identity Management
4 1 (12.50%) Kanban
4 1 (12.50%) Load Balancing
4 1 (12.50%) Manual Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Migration
4 1 (12.50%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
4 1 (12.50%) SIEM
4 1 (12.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) Java
2 3 (37.50%) Perl
3 2 (25.00%) Python
3 2 (25.00%) Ruby
3 2 (25.00%) Shell Script
4 1 (12.50%) Bash Shell
4 1 (12.50%) C#
4 1 (12.50%) C++
4 1 (12.50%) Korn
4 1 (12.50%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) CISSP
2 2 (25.00%) CISA
2 2 (25.00%) CISM
3 1 (12.50%) CCNA
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (12.50%) MCSA
3 1 (12.50%) MCSE
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (12.50%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (12.50%) PCI DSS
2 1 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
1 1 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Ansible
1 1 (12.50%) Control-M
1 1 (12.50%) Graphite
1 1 (12.50%) Nagios
1 1 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (12.50%) Puppet
1 1 (12.50%) Salt
1 1 (12.50%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (25.00%) Cisco
2 2 (25.00%) Cyber-Ark
3 1 (12.50%) Apple
3 1 (12.50%) BMC
3 1 (12.50%) Dell
3 1 (12.50%) F5
3 1 (12.50%) Google
3 1 (12.50%) HP
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) QNAP
3 1 (12.50%) Rackspace
3 1 (12.50%) VMware