The table below looks at the statistics for SSH skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SSH over the 3 months to 27 February 2017 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Secure Shell (SSH)
UK / England
Rank 495 497 564
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +67
Contract jobs citing SSH 82 92 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.20% 0.20% 0.073%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.31% 1.35% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 49 18
Median daily rate £475 £400 £411
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% -2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £371 £137 £327
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £9.39 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £12.00 -

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

Communications & Networking Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
6264 6804 7144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.90% 14.45% 14.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 3950 4068 3948
Median daily rate £400 £385 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 326 296 423
Median hourly rate £21.50 £27.83 £24.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.74% +15.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £51.00 £44.04
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £37.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-42.66% +41.50%

SSH
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing SSH as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

SSH Jobs Demand Trend in England

SSH
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

SSH Daily Rate Trend in England

SSH
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SSH across the England region over the 3 months to 27 February 2017.

SSH Daily Rate Histogram in England

SSH
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

SSH Hourly Rate Trend in England

SSH
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SSH within the England region over the 3 months to 27 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +18 32 £450 +33.33% 9
South East +15 30 £500 +5.26% 3
West Midlands +11 5 - - 2
North West +6 4 £650 +92.59% 1
South West - 4 £365 - 3
Yorkshire - 3 £575 - 3
East Midlands - 2 £450 - 1
East of England -9 1 - - 2
SSH
UK

SSH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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 England region with a requirement for SSH.

1 152 (73.08%) Linux
2 87 (41.83%) DNS
3 83 (39.90%) Unix
4 79 (37.98%) Oracle
5 77 (37.02%) Security Cleared
5 77 (37.02%) SC Cleared
6 75 (36.06%) Git (software)
7 74 (35.58%) VMware
8 71 (34.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 68 (32.69%) DevOps
10 64 (30.77%) Puppet
11 62 (29.81%) Ansible
12 60 (28.85%) Agile Software Development
13 59 (28.37%) CentOS
14 57 (27.40%) Amazon AWS
14 57 (27.40%) Apache
15 55 (26.44%) Hadoop
16 54 (25.96%) HTTP
17 51 (24.52%) Configuration Management
18 49 (23.56%) Scrum
18 49 (23.56%) OpenLDAP
19 48 (23.08%) Bash Shell
19 48 (23.08%) Windows
20 46 (22.12%) Firewall
20 46 (22.12%) JIRA
21 45 (21.63%) vCloud
21 45 (21.63%) Red Hat
21 45 (21.63%) Shell Script
22 44 (21.15%) JavaScript
22 44 (21.15%) Jenkins

SSH
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 57 (27.40%) Apache
2 43 (20.67%) Elasticsearch
3 38 (18.27%) Confluence
4 18 (8.65%) nginx
5 13 (6.25%) Tomcat
6 10 (4.81%) WebLogic
7 9 (4.33%) JBoss
8 6 (2.88%) IIS
9 5 (2.40%) MS Exchange
10 3 (1.44%) WebSphere
11 2 (0.96%) iPlanet
11 2 (0.96%) MQSeries
11 2 (0.96%) OpenStack
11 2 (0.96%) WebLogic Portal
11 2 (0.96%) WordPress
12 1 (0.48%) CMS
12 1 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2010
12 1 (0.48%) SharePoint
12 1 (0.48%) SharePoint 2013
12 1 (0.48%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 38 (18.27%) HipChat
2 13 (6.25%) MS Excel
3 7 (3.37%) MS Office
3 7 (3.37%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.96%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.96%) MS Project
5 1 (0.48%) LaTeX
Business Applications
1 6 (2.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.96%) Magento
3 1 (0.48%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 57 (27.40%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (2.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.92%) AWS CloudFormation
4 3 (1.44%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.96%) Amazon S3
5 2 (0.96%) G Suite
5 2 (0.96%) GitHub
5 2 (0.96%) Route 53
6 1 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.48%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.48%) IaaS
6 1 (0.48%) PaaS
6 1 (0.48%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 87 (41.83%) DNS
2 54 (25.96%) HTTP
3 49 (23.56%) OpenLDAP
4 46 (22.12%) Firewall
5 43 (20.67%) OpenVPN
5 43 (20.67%) SSL
6 42 (20.19%) FTP
6 42 (20.19%) TCP/IP
7 35 (16.83%) VPN
8 34 (16.35%) IPsec
9 31 (14.90%) LDAP
10 26 (12.50%) Internet
11 22 (10.58%) SAN
12 21 (10.10%) ICMP
13 20 (9.62%) SMTP
14 19 (9.13%) NAS
15 18 (8.65%) LAN
16 17 (8.17%) Reverse Proxy
17 16 (7.69%) DHCP
18 15 (7.21%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (26.44%) Hadoop
2 40 (19.23%) PostgreSQL
3 21 (10.10%) Oracle Database
4 19 (9.13%) Oracle Database 11g
5 16 (7.69%) SQL Server
6 12 (5.77%) MySQL
7 7 (3.37%) Relational Database
8 6 (2.88%) Big Data
9 4 (1.92%) DB2
9 4 (1.92%) InterSystems Cache
10 3 (1.44%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (1.44%) RDBMS
10 3 (1.44%) SQL Server 2008
11 2 (0.96%) Data Mining
11 2 (0.96%) Redis
12 1 (0.48%) Amazon RDS
12 1 (0.48%) GIS
Development Applications
1 75 (36.06%) Git (software)
2 46 (22.12%) JIRA
3 44 (21.15%) Jenkins
4 41 (19.71%) Ant
4 41 (19.71%) JUnit
4 41 (19.71%) Maven
4 41 (19.71%) SonarQube
4 41 (19.71%) Sonatype Nexus
5 40 (19.23%) Liquibase
6 38 (18.27%) JIRA Agile
7 20 (9.62%) Bitbucket
8 3 (1.44%) Cucumber
8 3 (1.44%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (1.44%) Toad
8 3 (1.44%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 3 (1.44%) Zephyr
9 2 (0.96%) Phabricator
10 1 (0.48%) ClearCase
10 1 (0.48%) Subversion
General
1 43 (20.67%) Finance
2 9 (4.33%) Banking
3 8 (3.85%) Telecoms
4 7 (3.37%) Manufacturing
5 6 (2.88%) Electronics
5 6 (2.88%) Marketing
6 2 (0.96%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.48%) Japanese Language
7 1 (0.48%) Law
7 1 (0.48%) Legal
7 1 (0.48%) Retail
Job Titles
1 40 (19.23%) Developer
2 37 (17.79%) DevOps Engineer
3 32 (15.38%) Administrator
4 25 (12.02%) Consultant
5 21 (10.10%) Systems Administrator
6 17 (8.17%) Java Developer
7 15 (7.21%) Linux Administrator
7 15 (7.21%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 14 (6.73%) Unix Administrator
9 12 (5.77%) Java Engineer
10 11 (5.29%) Storage Administrator
11 10 (4.81%) JavaScript Developer
11 10 (4.81%) Network Engineer
12 9 (4.33%) DevOps Consultant
12 9 (4.33%) Linux Engineer
12 9 (4.33%) Python Developer
12 9 (4.33%) SAN Administrator
12 9 (4.33%) Senior DevOps
12 9 (4.33%) Senior DevOps Engineer
12 9 (4.33%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (20.67%) Elastic Stack
2 41 (19.71%) MCollective
3 40 (19.23%) Software Packaging
4 20 (9.62%) SOAP
5 18 (8.65%) HTML
6 17 (8.17%) CSS
6 17 (8.17%) Web Services
7 15 (7.21%) REST
8 9 (4.33%) XML
9 7 (3.37%) 802.1X
9 7 (3.37%) Leaflet
9 7 (3.37%) OpenLayers
10 6 (2.88%) LAMP
10 6 (2.88%) Play Framework
11 4 (1.92%) Ajax
11 4 (1.92%) AngularJS
11 4 (1.92%) Gherkin
11 4 (1.92%) Middleware
11 4 (1.92%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 3 (1.44%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 42 (20.19%) Linux Command Line
2 21 (10.10%) Data Centre
3 15 (7.21%) PKI
4 14 (6.73%) Enterprise Storage
5 12 (5.77%) Replication
6 10 (4.81%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (3.85%) User Experience
8 7 (3.37%) Private Cloud
9 6 (2.88%) Client/Server
10 5 (2.40%) EMC VNX
10 5 (2.40%) Management Information System
10 5 (2.40%) VxBlock/Vblock
11 4 (1.92%) CESG
11 4 (1.92%) Clustering
12 3 (1.44%) CLARiiON
12 3 (1.44%) Computer Science
12 3 (1.44%) Hedge funds
12 3 (1.44%) Security Operations Centre
13 2 (0.96%) HP StoreVirtual
13 2 (0.96%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 152 (73.08%) Linux
2 83 (39.90%) Unix
3 71 (34.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 59 (28.37%) CentOS
5 48 (23.08%) Windows
6 27 (12.98%) Solaris
7 24 (11.54%) Ubuntu
8 22 (10.58%) Debian
9 13 (6.25%) RancherOS
9 13 (6.25%) VyOS
10 11 (5.29%) AIX
11 10 (4.81%) Windows Server
12 7 (3.37%) Windows Server 2008
12 7 (3.37%) Windows XP
13 6 (2.88%) HPUX
14 5 (2.40%) SUSE
15 4 (1.92%) Windows Vista
16 2 (0.96%) Data ONTAP
16 2 (0.96%) FreeBSD
16 2 (0.96%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (32.69%) DevOps
2 60 (28.85%) Agile Software Development
3 51 (24.52%) Configuration Management
4 49 (23.56%) Scrum
5 43 (20.67%) Identity Management
6 42 (20.19%) Service Management
7 41 (19.71%) Continuous Delivery
7 41 (19.71%) Continuous Integration
8 39 (18.75%) Workflow
9 27 (12.98%) Stakeholder Management
10 22 (10.58%) Load Balancing
11 19 (9.13%) Coaching
12 18 (8.65%) Case Management
13 17 (8.17%) Prototyping
14 14 (6.73%) Disaster Recovery
14 14 (6.73%) High Availability
14 14 (6.73%) Open Source
15 11 (5.29%) Security Monitoring
16 10 (4.81%) Security Operations
17 9 (4.33%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 48 (23.08%) Bash Shell
2 45 (21.63%) Shell Script
3 44 (21.15%) JavaScript
4 43 (20.67%) SQL
5 42 (20.19%) Java
6 37 (17.79%) Perl
7 34 (16.35%) Python
8 28 (13.46%) Ruby
9 22 (10.58%) PowerShell
10 19 (9.13%) PHP
11 18 (8.65%) Korn
12 10 (4.81%) PL/SQL
13 8 (3.85%) AWK
13 8 (3.85%) Scala
13 8 (3.85%) sed
14 2 (0.96%) C
14 2 (0.96%) C#
14 2 (0.96%) VB
15 1 (0.48%) C++
15 1 (0.48%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 77 (37.02%) SC Cleared
1 77 (37.02%) Security Cleared
2 18 (8.65%) CISSP
3 14 (6.73%) CTC Cleared
4 13 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (4.81%) CCNP
6 7 (3.37%) BPSS Clearance
6 7 (3.37%) CCIE
7 6 (2.88%) DV Cleared
8 5 (2.40%) CISM
8 5 (2.40%) Degree
8 5 (2.40%) ISEB
9 4 (1.92%) CESG Certified Professional
9 4 (1.92%) CISA
9 4 (1.92%) ISTQB
10 3 (1.44%) CEH
11 2 (0.96%) CCSA
11 2 (0.96%) GCIA
11 2 (0.96%) GCIH
11 2 (0.96%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 5 (2.40%) PCI DSS
3 4 (1.92%) COBIT
4 3 (1.44%) QA
4 3 (1.44%) SLA
5 2 (0.96%) COSO
5 2 (0.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.96%) JSP 440
5 2 (0.96%) SAS 70
6 1 (0.48%) RMADS
System Software
1 45 (21.63%) vCloud
2 43 (20.67%) Squid
3 42 (20.19%) Docker
4 41 (19.71%) Postfix
5 30 (14.42%) Active Directory
6 26 (12.50%) NFS
7 25 (12.02%) VMware Infrastructure
8 15 (7.21%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 12 (5.77%) Veritas File System
10 10 (4.81%) Virtual Servers
11 6 (2.88%) VMware ESX
11 6 (2.88%) vSphere
12 5 (2.40%) Virtual Machines
13 4 (1.92%) Sendmail
13 4 (1.92%) Snort
13 4 (1.92%) Veritas Volume Manager
13 4 (1.92%) VMware ESXi
14 3 (1.44%) Forefront TMG
14 3 (1.44%) Hyper-V
14 3 (1.44%) Samba
Systems Management
1 64 (30.77%) Puppet
2 62 (29.81%) Ansible
3 43 (20.67%) Kibana
3 43 (20.67%) logstash
3 43 (20.67%) Terraform
4 41 (19.71%) Docker Swarm
4 41 (19.71%) Kubernetes
4 41 (19.71%) Rancher
4 41 (19.71%) ZABBIX
5 23 (11.06%) Nagios
6 20 (9.62%) SELinux
7 17 (8.17%) Consul
7 17 (8.17%) Packer
8 15 (7.21%) HAProxy
9 12 (5.77%) Veritas Storage Foundation
10 10 (4.81%) EMC Navisphere
11 8 (3.85%) NetBackup
12 5 (2.40%) Nessus
12 5 (2.40%) Norton AntiVirus
12 5 (2.40%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 79 (37.98%) Oracle
2 74 (35.58%) VMware
3 45 (21.63%) Red Hat
4 41 (19.71%) Sonatype
5 32 (15.38%) Microsoft
6 20 (9.62%) Atlassian
6 20 (9.62%) Cisco
6 20 (9.62%) Sun
7 19 (9.13%) AppDynamics
8 18 (8.65%) Veritas
9 17 (8.17%) NetApp
10 15 (7.21%) HP
11 13 (6.25%) Brocade
11 13 (6.25%) Vyatta
12 12 (5.77%) CheckPoint
12 12 (5.77%) Juniper
12 12 (5.77%) Palo Alto
13 11 (5.29%) EMC
14 10 (4.81%) Fortinet
15 9 (4.33%) SAP
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