The table below looks at the statistics for SSH skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SSH over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Secure Shell (SSH)
Rank - 70 63
Contract jobs citing SSH 0 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh - 0.090% 0.28%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.90% 2.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £308 £349
% change year-on-year
+9.75% -11.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £32.50 £67.50
% change year-on-year
- -51.85%
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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 Edinburgh region.

Communications & Networking Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
95 111 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 8.07% 9.95% 10.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 33 42
Average daily rate £375 £400 £245
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +63.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £159 £200 £118
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 4
Average hourly rate £12.00 £32.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-62.50% +42.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £15.80 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.05 £32.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-4.25% -6.00%

SSH
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

SSH Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh