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 3 June 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
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Secure Shell (SSH)
Rank 189 190 204
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +14
Contract jobs citing SSH 6 15 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.11% 0.25% 0.047%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.83% 2.20% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 12 3
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£361 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £301 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £424 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £376 £440 £285
% change year-on-year
-14.50% +54.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £30.00 -
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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
720 683 834
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.09% 11.44% 12.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 534 499 549
Average daily rate £413 £395 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.43% -1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £240 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £335 £313
% change year-on-year
+1.49% +7.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 15 43
Average hourly rate £18.70 £21.00 £43.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.95% -51.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.46 £15.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.40 £27.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -20.00%

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 3 June 2015.

SSH Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

SSH
Top 25 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 3 June 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 4 (66.67%) IBM
1 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 4 (66.67%) HP
1 4 (66.67%) Dell
1 4 (66.67%) CA
1 4 (66.67%) Tivoli Identity Manager
1 4 (66.67%) Oracle
1 4 (66.67%) Identity Management
1 4 (66.67%) ArcSight
1 4 (66.67%) SIEM
1 4 (66.67%) SailPoint
1 4 (66.67%) Cyber-Ark
1 4 (66.67%) ForgeRock
2 2 (33.33%) PKI
2 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) UNIX
3 1 (16.67%) AIX
3 1 (16.67%) Solaris
3 1 (16.67%) Sybase
3 1 (16.67%) MS Office
3 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
3 1 (16.67%) Korn
3 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (16.67%) sed
3 1 (16.67%) MySQL

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

For the 6 months to 3 June 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.

Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) MySQL
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
1 1 (16.67%) Author
1 1 (16.67%) Technical Author
1 1 (16.67%) Analyst
1 1 (16.67%) Support Analyst
1 1 (16.67%) Technical Writer
1 1 (16.67%) UNIX Support Analyst
1 1 (16.67%) UNIX Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) PKI
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) UNIX
2 1 (16.67%) AIX
2 1 (16.67%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Identity Management
1 4 (66.67%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
1 1 (16.67%) Korn
1 1 (16.67%) sed
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (66.67%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) IBM
1 4 (66.67%) HP
1 4 (66.67%) Dell
1 4 (66.67%) CA
1 4 (66.67%) ArcSight
1 4 (66.67%) Cyber-Ark
1 4 (66.67%) ForgeRock
1 4 (66.67%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) Sybase