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 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Secure Shell (SSH)
Rank 149 157 207
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +50
Contract jobs citing SSH 10 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.31% 0.18% 0.086%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.28% 1.67% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 4
Median daily rate £375 £425 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% -12.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £419 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £431 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £401 £475 £375
% change year-on-year
-15.68% +26.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £30.19 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +0.63%
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
439 360 762
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.60% 10.51% 13.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 331 269 552
Median daily rate £450 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 12 17
Median hourly rate £55.00 £23.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+139.13% +17.94%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.69
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -0.83%

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 5 December 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 5 December 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 15 (83.33%) Linux
2 11 (61.11%) VMware
3 10 (55.56%) Apache
3 10 (55.56%) Puppet
4 9 (50.00%) Windows
4 9 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (44.44%) PHP
5 8 (44.44%) Oracle
5 8 (44.44%) Active Directory
6 7 (38.89%) Perl
6 7 (38.89%) PowerShell
7 6 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (33.33%) Unix
7 6 (33.33%) Tomcat
7 6 (33.33%) Red Hat
7 6 (33.33%) DNS
7 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
7 6 (33.33%) Nagios
7 6 (33.33%) Bash Shell
7 6 (33.33%) Data Centre
8 5 (27.78%) Amazon AWS
8 5 (27.78%) sed
8 5 (27.78%) SSL
8 5 (27.78%) LAN
8 5 (27.78%) WAN
8 5 (27.78%) FTP
8 5 (27.78%) MySQL
8 5 (27.78%) Load Balancing
8 5 (27.78%) Firewall
8 5 (27.78%) AWK

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 10 (55.56%) Apache
2 6 (33.33%) Tomcat
3 2 (11.11%) Confluence
3 2 (11.11%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (11.11%) OpenStack
3 2 (11.11%) WebSphere
4 1 (5.56%) ColdFusion
4 1 (5.56%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) HipChat
2 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (27.78%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (33.33%) DNS
2 5 (27.78%) Firewall
2 5 (27.78%) FTP
2 5 (27.78%) LAN
2 5 (27.78%) SSL
2 5 (27.78%) WAN
3 4 (22.22%) MPLS
3 4 (22.22%) VPN
4 3 (16.67%) HTTP
4 3 (16.67%) Internet
4 3 (16.67%) TCP/IP
5 2 (11.11%) BGP
5 2 (11.11%) Ethernet
5 2 (11.11%) ICMP
5 2 (11.11%) OSPF
5 2 (11.11%) SAN
5 2 (11.11%) SMTP
5 2 (11.11%) SNMP
5 2 (11.11%) Telnet
5 2 (11.11%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (27.78%) MySQL
2 4 (22.22%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (11.11%) DB2
3 2 (11.11%) Hadoop
3 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (11.11%) Ant
2 2 (11.11%) Bitbucket
2 2 (11.11%) Jenkins
2 2 (11.11%) JIRA
2 2 (11.11%) JIRA Agile
2 2 (11.11%) JUnit
2 2 (11.11%) Liquibase
2 2 (11.11%) Maven
2 2 (11.11%) SonarQube
2 2 (11.11%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (5.56%) Subversion
General
1 4 (22.22%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Games
2 1 (5.56%) Law
Job Titles
1 5 (27.78%) Administrator
1 5 (27.78%) Linux Administrator
1 5 (27.78%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 5 (27.78%) Senior Linux Administrator
1 5 (27.78%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
1 5 (27.78%) Senior Systems Administrator
1 5 (27.78%) Systems Administrator
2 4 (22.22%) Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Network Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Senior Network Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Unix Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Unix Linux Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Cloud Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Cybersecurity Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Support
5 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Support Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Lead DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) LAMP
2 2 (11.11%) 802.1X
2 2 (11.11%) ELK Stack
2 2 (11.11%) MCollective
2 2 (11.11%) Software Packaging
3 1 (5.56%) LAPP Stack
3 1 (5.56%) Web Services
3 1 (5.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 4 (22.22%) PKI
3 3 (16.67%) Computer Science
4 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (11.11%) Cyberthreat
4 2 (11.11%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 2 (11.11%) NHS
4 2 (11.11%) Private Cloud
5 1 (5.56%) Algorithms
5 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
5 1 (5.56%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 15 (83.33%) Linux
2 9 (50.00%) Windows
3 6 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (33.33%) Unix
4 3 (16.67%) CentOS
5 2 (11.11%) Windows Server
6 1 (5.56%) Amazon Linux
6 1 (5.56%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) Load Balancing
2 3 (16.67%) ITIL
2 3 (16.67%) Service Management
3 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (11.11%) Coaching
3 2 (11.11%) Configuration Management
3 2 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (11.11%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (11.11%) Database Security
3 2 (11.11%) Identity Management
3 2 (11.11%) Migration
3 2 (11.11%) Network Architecture
3 2 (11.11%) Operations Management
3 2 (11.11%) Problem Management
3 2 (11.11%) Scrum
3 2 (11.11%) SIEM
3 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (11.11%) Time Management
3 2 (11.11%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 8 (44.44%) PHP
2 7 (38.89%) Perl
2 7 (38.89%) PowerShell
3 6 (33.33%) Bash Shell
4 5 (27.78%) AWK
4 5 (27.78%) sed
4 5 (27.78%) Shell Script
5 3 (16.67%) Ruby
5 3 (16.67%) SQL
6 2 (11.11%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) CISSP
1 3 (16.67%) Degree
2 2 (11.11%) CCNP
2 2 (11.11%) CCSA
2 2 (11.11%) CCSE
2 2 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (11.11%) CTC Cleared
2 2 (11.11%) MCP
2 2 (11.11%) MCSA
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (11.11%) RHCE
2 2 (11.11%) SC Cleared
2 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
3 1 (5.56%) CISA
3 1 (5.56%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (11.11%) COBIT
2 2 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (11.11%) PCI DSS
3 1 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (44.44%) Active Directory
3 3 (16.67%) Docker
3 3 (16.67%) Hyper-V
4 2 (11.11%) Postfix
4 2 (11.11%) Squid
4 2 (11.11%) vCloud
4 2 (11.11%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (5.56%) NFS
Systems Management
1 10 (55.56%) Puppet
2 6 (33.33%) Nagios
3 3 (16.67%) Ansible
3 3 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (11.11%) Kibana
4 2 (11.11%) Kubernetes
4 2 (11.11%) logstash
4 2 (11.11%) Rancher
4 2 (11.11%) Terraform
4 2 (11.11%) ZABBIX
5 1 (5.56%) Oracle Identity Management
5 1 (5.56%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 11 (61.11%) VMware
2 8 (44.44%) Oracle
3 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 6 (33.33%) Red Hat
4 2 (11.11%) Atlassian
4 2 (11.11%) CheckPoint
4 2 (11.11%) Cisco
4 2 (11.11%) Citrix
4 2 (11.11%) IBM
4 2 (11.11%) Meraki
4 2 (11.11%) Sonatype
4 2 (11.11%) WorldPay
5 1 (5.56%) Cyber-Ark
5 1 (5.56%) EMC
5 1 (5.56%) ServiceNow
5 1 (5.56%) Symantec