The table below looks at the statistics for SSH skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SSH over the 3 months to 22 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Secure Shell (SSH)
Rank 147 118 143
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +25
Contract jobs citing SSH 3 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.094% 0.12% 0.033%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.65% 0.84% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
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£375 - £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £283 £349
% change year-on-year
+23.89% -18.99%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £32.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £32.50 £67.50
% change year-on-year
- -51.85%
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England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the East of England region.

Communications & Networking Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
465 359 635
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 14.61% 14.79% 20.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 247 141 259
Average daily rate £338 £275 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.72% -21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £188 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £413 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 43 75
Average hourly rate £25.50 £26.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.92% +4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.55 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £36.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £24.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-10.20% -2.00%

SSH
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SSH across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

SSH Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

SSH
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SSH across the East of England region.

SSH Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

SSH
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SSH across the East of England region.

SSH Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

SSH
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SSH within the East of England region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Suffolk - 3 £375 -
Bedfordshire - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - - 1
Essex - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
SSH
England

SSH
Top 28 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (50.00%) VPN
2 3 (50.00%) DNS
2 3 (50.00%) SSL
2 3 (50.00%) Cisco
2 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (50.00%) Linux
2 3 (50.00%) LAN
2 3 (50.00%) WAN
2 3 (50.00%) NFS
2 3 (50.00%) SNMP
2 3 (50.00%) Firewall
2 3 (50.00%) Wireless
2 3 (50.00%) IPsec
2 3 (50.00%) VMware
2 3 (50.00%) CCSA
2 3 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 3 (50.00%) Internet
2 3 (50.00%) CCSE
2 3 (50.00%) PKI
2 3 (50.00%) Network Security
2 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (50.00%) NAS
2 3 (50.00%) Open Source
2 3 (50.00%) Sourcefire
2 3 (50.00%) UNIX
3 2 (33.33%) Check Point Certification

SSH
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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.

Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (50.00%) VPN
2 3 (50.00%) DNS
2 3 (50.00%) SSL
2 3 (50.00%) LAN
2 3 (50.00%) WAN
2 3 (50.00%) SNMP
2 3 (50.00%) Firewall
2 3 (50.00%) Wireless
2 3 (50.00%) IPsec
2 3 (50.00%) Internet
2 3 (50.00%) Network Security
2 3 (50.00%) NAS
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Network Security Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Operations Manager
1 3 (50.00%) Security Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) IT Operations Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Security Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Network Security Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Security Tester
2 1 (16.67%) Network Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) PKI
1 3 (50.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Linux
2 3 (50.00%) UNIX
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) CCSA
1 3 (50.00%) CCSE
2 2 (33.33%) Check Point Certification
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (50.00%) NFS
1 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco
1 3 (50.00%) VMware
1 3 (50.00%) CheckPoint
1 3 (50.00%) Sourcefire