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 2 October 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Secure Shell (SSH)
Rank 193 218 217
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -1
Contract jobs citing SSH 9 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.15% 0.042% 0.053%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.11% 0.34% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 4
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£363 £475 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.68% +47.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £453 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £475 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £300
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
810 877 969
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.69% 12.29% 12.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 538 575 653
Average daily rate £400 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 30 35
Average hourly rate £19.50 £27.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.09% +30.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.05 £13.97 £13.99
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £160.00 £49.80 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+8.88% -

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 2 October 2014.

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 2 October 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 17 (73.91%) Linux
2 14 (60.87%) UNIX
3 11 (47.83%) Oracle
3 11 (47.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (43.48%) Perl
4 10 (43.48%) Red Hat
4 10 (43.48%) Firewall
5 9 (39.13%) MySQL
5 9 (39.13%) TCP/IP
6 7 (30.43%) Solaris
6 7 (30.43%) PHP
6 7 (30.43%) SQL
6 7 (30.43%) Finance
7 6 (26.09%) Disaster Recovery
7 6 (26.09%) Degree
7 6 (26.09%) Client/Server
7 6 (26.09%) Sun
7 6 (26.09%) RHEV
8 5 (21.74%) Bash Shell
8 5 (21.74%) Git (software)
8 5 (21.74%) Sun Certification
8 5 (21.74%) SSL
8 5 (21.74%) Apache
8 5 (21.74%) CSS
9 4 (17.39%) Performance Testing
9 4 (17.39%) Shell Script
9 4 (17.39%) E-Learning
9 4 (17.39%) HTML
9 4 (17.39%) Java
9 4 (17.39%) JavaScript

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

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 3 (13.04%) WebSphere
4 2 (8.70%) IIS
4 2 (8.70%) Tomcat
5 1 (4.35%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
5 1 (4.35%) CICS
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 10 (43.48%) Firewall
2 9 (39.13%) TCP/IP
3 5 (21.74%) SSL
4 4 (17.39%) Ethernet
4 4 (17.39%) FTP
4 4 (17.39%) HTTP
5 3 (13.04%) Internet
6 2 (8.70%) Network Security
6 2 (8.70%) X.509
6 2 (8.70%) IPsec
6 2 (8.70%) LDAP
6 2 (8.70%) VPN
6 2 (8.70%) DNS
6 2 (8.70%) DHCP
6 2 (8.70%) SNMP
6 2 (8.70%) OSPF
6 2 (8.70%) BGP
6 2 (8.70%) OpenVPN
7 1 (4.35%) NAS
7 1 (4.35%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (39.13%) MySQL
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.35%) DB2
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 5 (21.74%) Git (software)
2 3 (13.04%) Subversion
3 1 (4.35%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (30.43%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (30.43%) Analyst
2 6 (26.09%) Administrator
3 5 (21.74%) UNIX Administrator
4 4 (17.39%) Systems Administrator
4 4 (17.39%) Developer
5 3 (13.04%) Linux Administrator
6 2 (8.70%) PHP Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 2 (8.70%) Support Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) Technical Support
6 2 (8.70%) Technical Support Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) UNIX Systems Administrator
6 2 (8.70%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) Market Data Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Network Administrator
7 1 (4.35%) Systems Developer
7 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (4.35%) .NET Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Support Specialist
7 1 (4.35%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (21.74%) CSS
2 4 (17.39%) HTML
2 4 (17.39%) Regular Expression
3 2 (8.70%) jQuery
3 2 (8.70%) Zend Framework
3 2 (8.70%) XML
3 2 (8.70%) FIXML
4 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (4.35%) Web Services
4 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET
4 1 (4.35%) .NET
4 1 (4.35%) WCF
4 1 (4.35%) JSON
4 1 (4.35%) Ajax
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%) Replication
5 1 (4.35%) Mathematics
5 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 17 (73.91%) Linux
2 14 (60.87%) UNIX
3 11 (47.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (30.43%) Solaris
5 4 (17.39%) CentOS
6 1 (4.35%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (26.09%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (17.39%) Performance Testing
2 4 (17.39%) Data Modelling
3 3 (13.04%) B2B
3 3 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (13.04%) TDD
4 2 (8.70%) Electronic Trading
4 2 (8.70%) Load Balancing
4 2 (8.70%) Identity Management
4 2 (8.70%) Migration
4 2 (8.70%) ITIL
4 2 (8.70%) E-Commerce
4 2 (8.70%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (4.35%) Mentoring
5 1 (4.35%) ERP
5 1 (4.35%) OOD
5 1 (4.35%) OO
5 1 (4.35%) MVC
5 1 (4.35%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (4.35%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 10 (43.48%) Perl
2 7 (30.43%) PHP
2 7 (30.43%) SQL
3 5 (21.74%) Bash Shell
4 4 (17.39%) Shell Script
4 4 (17.39%) Java
4 4 (17.39%) JavaScript
4 4 (17.39%) sed
5 3 (13.04%) T-SQL
5 3 (13.04%) Korn
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%) VB
7 1 (4.35%) C
7 1 (4.35%) C#
7 1 (4.35%) C++
7 1 (4.35%) COBOL
7 1 (4.35%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 6 (26.09%) Degree
2 5 (21.74%) Sun Certification
System Software
1 6 (26.09%) RHEV
2 2 (8.70%) OpenSSH
3 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.35%) Postfix
3 1 (4.35%) NFS
3 1 (4.35%) VMware ESX
3 1 (4.35%) Snort
3 1 (4.35%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) CA SiteMinder
2 1 (4.35%) Nagios
Vendors
1 11 (47.83%) Oracle
2 10 (43.48%) Red Hat
3 6 (26.09%) Sun
4 2 (8.70%) Axway
4 2 (8.70%) Zend
4 2 (8.70%) Reuters
4 2 (8.70%) Radianz
4 2 (8.70%) Trayport
4 2 (8.70%) MarketAxess
4 2 (8.70%) Tumbleweed
5 1 (4.35%) Splunk
5 1 (4.35%) Cisco
5 1 (4.35%) IBM
5 1 (4.35%) NetApp
5 1 (4.35%) SAP
5 1 (4.35%) VMware
5 1 (4.35%) Qualys
5 1 (4.35%) Tripwire
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