The table below looks at the statistics for SSH skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SSH over the 3 months to 27 November 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 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Secure Shell (SSH)
Rank 507 519 493
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -26
Contract jobs citing SSH 65 49 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.13% 0.10% 0.095%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.87% 0.77% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 33 29
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£375 £400 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £518 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £30.00 £10.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+200.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £10.00 -
% change year-on-year
+200.00% -
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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 England region.

Communications & Networking Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
7457 6376 7289
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.34% 13.66% 15.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 4362 3564 3609
Average daily rate £365 £375 £361
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% +3.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 405 428 603
Average hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% -2.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.25 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.70 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £21.75 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+8.04% +3.57%

SSH
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SSH across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 November 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SSH within the England region over the 3 months to 27 November 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
London -3 28 £388 -13.88% 8
South East -13 17 £400 - 5
North West -1 6 £345 +38.00% 3
East of England -9 5 £400 - 3
South West -40 4 £375 +26.05% 1
Yorkshire -12 2 £430 - 1
West Midlands -16 2 £360 +44.00% 1
North East - 1 - -
East Midlands - - - -
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SSH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 87 (62.14%) Linux
2 63 (45.00%) UNIX
3 45 (32.14%) Apache
3 45 (32.14%) Oracle
4 43 (30.71%) Perl
5 40 (28.57%) Java
6 36 (25.71%) SQL
6 36 (25.71%) HTML
6 36 (25.71%) SSL
7 33 (23.57%) HTTP
7 33 (23.57%) MySQL
7 33 (23.57%) Windows
8 32 (22.86%) TCP/IP
8 32 (22.86%) DNS
9 31 (22.14%) CSS
9 31 (22.14%) PHP
10 30 (21.43%) Firewall
10 30 (21.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 29 (20.71%) JavaScript
12 28 (20.00%) FTP
13 27 (19.29%) Red Hat
14 25 (17.86%) VMware
14 25 (17.86%) Bash Shell
15 24 (17.14%) Korn
15 24 (17.14%) XML
16 21 (15.00%) Active Directory
16 21 (15.00%) HTTPS
16 21 (15.00%) NFS
17 20 (14.29%) Migration
17 20 (14.29%) Subversion

SSH
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

Application Platforms
1 45 (32.14%) Apache
2 17 (12.14%) WebLogic
3 14 (10.00%) Tomcat
4 12 (8.57%) JBoss
5 8 (5.71%) IIS
6 6 (4.29%) WebSphere
7 4 (2.86%) Moodle
8 3 (2.14%) SharePoint
8 3 (2.14%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 3 (2.14%) Confluence
9 2 (1.43%) WordPress
9 2 (1.43%) Drupal
9 2 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (1.43%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.71%) CICS
10 1 (0.71%) CMS
10 1 (0.71%) nginx
10 1 (0.71%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
10 1 (0.71%) Oracle Service Bus
10 1 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 10 (7.14%) Adobe Illustrator
1 10 (7.14%) Photoshop
2 6 (4.29%) MS Excel
3 3 (2.14%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.43%) Magento
2 1 (0.71%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.71%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.71%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 10 (7.14%) Amazon S3
1 10 (7.14%) Heroku
1 10 (7.14%) GitHub
2 5 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.43%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.71%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.71%) PaaS
4 1 (0.71%) Rackspace Cloud
4 1 (0.71%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 36 (25.71%) SSL
2 33 (23.57%) HTTP
3 32 (22.86%) TCP/IP
3 32 (22.86%) DNS
4 30 (21.43%) Firewall
5 28 (20.00%) FTP
6 21 (15.00%) HTTPS
7 19 (13.57%) VPN
8 16 (11.43%) LDAP
9 12 (8.57%) SNMP
10 11 (7.86%) SAN
11 10 (7.14%) DHCP
12 9 (6.43%) SMTP
12 9 (6.43%) Internet
13 8 (5.71%) PuTTY
14 7 (5.00%) LAN
14 7 (5.00%) IPsec
14 7 (5.00%) Telnet
15 6 (4.29%) Network Security
15 6 (4.29%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (23.57%) MySQL
2 14 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
3 11 (7.86%) MongoDB
4 8 (5.71%) Relational Database
4 8 (5.71%) RDBMS
4 8 (5.71%) SQL Server
5 7 (5.00%) Oracle Database
6 6 (4.29%) Ingres
7 5 (3.57%) JasperReports
8 4 (2.86%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (2.86%) MS Access
8 4 (2.86%) Oracle Reports
8 4 (2.86%) DB2
9 2 (1.43%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (1.43%) NoSQL
9 2 (1.43%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (0.71%) SQLPlus
10 1 (0.71%) Big Data
10 1 (0.71%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 20 (14.29%) Subversion
2 11 (7.86%) Git (software)
3 10 (7.14%) RSpec
3 10 (7.14%) Cucumber
3 10 (7.14%) Karma Test Runner
3 10 (7.14%) Sublime Text
4 6 (4.29%) JIRA
5 5 (3.57%) PHPUnit
5 5 (3.57%) GCC
6 3 (2.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (2.14%) Maven
7 2 (1.43%) JUnit
8 1 (0.71%) Ant
8 1 (0.71%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.71%) ClearCase
8 1 (0.71%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.71%) JDeveloper
8 1 (0.71%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.71%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.71%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 17 (12.14%) Banking
1 17 (12.14%) Finance
2 11 (7.86%) Telecoms
3 10 (7.14%) Investment Banking
4 6 (4.29%) Retail
5 4 (2.86%) Marketing
5 4 (2.86%) Front Office
6 3 (2.14%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.43%) Automotive
7 2 (1.43%) Legal
8 1 (0.71%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.71%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 41 (29.29%) Developer
2 23 (16.43%) Analyst
3 15 (10.71%) Administrator
4 13 (9.29%) Systems Administrator
5 12 (8.57%) Java Developer
6 11 (7.86%) Linux Administrator
7 10 (7.14%) Support Analyst
8 9 (6.43%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 8 (5.71%) Software Engineer
10 7 (5.00%) Applications Support Analyst
10 7 (5.00%) Network Engineer
10 7 (5.00%) Applications Support
10 7 (5.00%) Designer
10 7 (5.00%) Linux Engineer
11 6 (4.29%) Architect
11 6 (4.29%) Consultant
11 6 (4.29%) Applications Developer
11 6 (4.29%) Technical Analyst
12 5 (3.57%) UNIX Administrator
12 5 (3.57%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (25.71%) HTML
2 31 (22.14%) CSS
3 24 (17.14%) XML
4 17 (12.14%) HTML5
5 15 (10.71%) jQuery
6 14 (10.00%) AngularJS
7 13 (9.29%) Web Services
8 12 (8.57%) SOAP
9 11 (7.86%) Hibernate
9 11 (7.86%) Backbone.js
10 10 (7.14%) Ruby on Rails
11 9 (6.43%) .NET
12 8 (5.71%) Spring
13 7 (5.00%) JSP
13 7 (5.00%) Middleware
13 7 (5.00%) RESTful
13 7 (5.00%) Java EE
14 6 (4.29%) Laravel
14 6 (4.29%) Struts
14 6 (4.29%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 14 (10.00%) Clustering
2 10 (7.14%) PKI
3 7 (5.00%) Equities
3 7 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (3.57%) N-Tier
4 5 (3.57%) IVR
4 5 (3.57%) Algorithms
5 4 (2.86%) Open Source
6 3 (2.14%) EFT
6 3 (2.14%) VLE
6 3 (2.14%) E-Learning
7 2 (1.43%) Cryptography
7 2 (1.43%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.43%) Digital Media
7 2 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.43%) SWIFT
7 2 (1.43%) Hedge funds
7 2 (1.43%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.43%) Fixed Income
7 2 (1.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 87 (62.14%) Linux
2 63 (45.00%) UNIX
3 33 (23.57%) Windows
4 30 (21.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 18 (12.86%) Solaris
6 17 (12.14%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (7.14%) Mac OS
8 7 (5.00%) VMS
9 6 (4.29%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (4.29%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (4.29%) Windows XP
9 6 (4.29%) AIX
10 5 (3.57%) SUSE
10 5 (3.57%) CentOS
11 4 (2.86%) Windows 7
11 4 (2.86%) HPUX
12 3 (2.14%) Debian
12 3 (2.14%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 2 (1.43%) FreeBSD
14 1 (0.71%) openSUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (14.29%) Migration
2 18 (12.86%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (9.29%) OO
3 13 (9.29%) TDD
4 12 (8.57%) Configuration Management
4 12 (8.57%) ITIL
5 10 (7.14%) MVC
5 10 (7.14%) Scrum
6 9 (6.43%) Software Engineering
7 8 (5.71%) Penetration Testing
7 8 (5.71%) Validation
8 7 (5.00%) E-Commerce
8 7 (5.00%) Identity Management
9 6 (4.29%) Change Control
9 6 (4.29%) Business Continuity
10 5 (3.57%) Risk Assessment
10 5 (3.57%) Information Security
10 5 (3.57%) Performance Tuning
10 5 (3.57%) Mentoring
10 5 (3.57%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 43 (30.71%) Perl
2 40 (28.57%) Java
3 36 (25.71%) SQL
4 31 (22.14%) PHP
5 29 (20.71%) JavaScript
6 25 (17.86%) Bash Shell
7 24 (17.14%) Korn
8 17 (12.14%) Shell Script
9 13 (9.29%) PowerShell
9 13 (9.29%) Ruby
10 11 (7.86%) XPath
11 9 (6.43%) Python
12 8 (5.71%) C++
13 6 (4.29%) PL/SQL
14 5 (3.57%) sed
15 4 (2.86%) ActionScript 2.0
15 4 (2.86%) C
15 4 (2.86%) C#
15 4 (2.86%) ActionScript
15 4 (2.86%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (5.71%) Degree
1 8 (5.71%) Security Cleared
2 5 (3.57%) CISSP
2 5 (3.57%) SC Cleared
3 4 (2.86%) CISM
4 3 (2.14%) RHCE
4 3 (2.14%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (2.14%) CCSA
4 3 (2.14%) CCSE
5 2 (1.43%) RHCSA
5 2 (1.43%) CCNA
5 2 (1.43%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.43%) Check Point Certification
5 2 (1.43%) MCSE
5 2 (1.43%) HNC
6 1 (0.71%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.43%) COBIT
1 2 (1.43%) QA
1 2 (1.43%) SLA
2 1 (0.71%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 21 (15.00%) Active Directory
1 21 (15.00%) NFS
2 13 (9.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (5.71%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 8 (5.71%) OpenSSH
4 7 (5.00%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.43%) qmail
5 2 (1.43%) Postfix
5 2 (1.43%) Sendmail
5 2 (1.43%) PowerHA
5 2 (1.43%) Samba
5 2 (1.43%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (0.71%) Firmware
6 1 (0.71%) vSphere
6 1 (0.71%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.71%) Cygwin
6 1 (0.71%) XenApp
6 1 (0.71%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 1 (0.71%) Squid
Systems Management
1 15 (10.71%) Puppet
2 4 (2.86%) SCCM
3 3 (2.14%) Tivoli
3 3 (2.14%) Nagios
3 3 (2.14%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 3 (2.14%) SCOrch
3 3 (2.14%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 3 (2.14%) SCSM
3 3 (2.14%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 3 (2.14%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 3 (2.14%) SCOM
4 2 (1.43%) BladeLogic
4 2 (1.43%) SCVMM
4 2 (1.43%) Hyperic
4 2 (1.43%) YaST
4 2 (1.43%) CA SiteMinder
4 2 (1.43%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.71%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.71%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (0.71%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 45 (32.14%) Oracle
2 27 (19.29%) Red Hat
3 25 (17.86%) VMware
4 11 (7.86%) Cisco
5 9 (6.43%) HP
5 9 (6.43%) Microsoft
6 8 (5.71%) CheckPoint
7 7 (5.00%) IBM
7 7 (5.00%) NetApp
7 7 (5.00%) Symantec
8 6 (4.29%) Veritas
8 6 (4.29%) Citrix
9 5 (3.57%) Dell
10 4 (2.86%) Zend
10 4 (2.86%) Cyber-Ark
10 4 (2.86%) F5
11 3 (2.14%) Juniper
11 3 (2.14%) Remedy
11 3 (2.14%) 3PAR
11 3 (2.14%) Sourcefire
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