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 31 August 2015 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Secure Shell (SSH)
Rank 499 507 530
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +23
Contract jobs citing SSH 113 75 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.21% 0.15% 0.089%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.49% 1.00% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 53 23
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£495 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.42% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £241 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £450 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £515 £338 £308
% change year-on-year
+52.59% +9.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 3
Average hourly rate £17.50 - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 - £32.50
SSH
UK

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
7567 7483 6566
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.03% 14.86% 13.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 4383 4125 3639
Average daily rate £375 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 489 409 381
Average hourly rate £21.53 £21.63 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.46% -3.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £45.00 £40.29
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-4.33% -4.25%

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 31 August 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SSH across the England region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

SSH Hourly Rate Histogram 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 31 August 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +4 39 £375 -1.31% 11
South East -6 34 £525 +82.60% 9
East of England +15 12 £500 +33.33% 7
South West -5 11 £588 +67.85% 1
North East -21 9 £503 +91.06%
North West -23 9 £400 - 1
Yorkshire -30 3 £225 -34.78% 2
West Midlands - 1 - - 3
SSH
UK

SSH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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.

1 106 (58.24%) Linux
2 77 (42.31%) UNIX
3 68 (37.36%) Oracle
4 62 (34.07%) Windows
5 54 (29.67%) LDAP
6 52 (28.57%) FTP
7 49 (26.92%) Firewall
8 47 (25.82%) Finance
9 46 (25.27%) SSL
10 42 (23.08%) Red Hat
11 41 (22.53%) Java
12 40 (21.98%) TCP/IP
13 36 (19.78%) HTTP
13 36 (19.78%) Python
14 35 (19.23%) Solaris
14 35 (19.23%) IBM
14 35 (19.23%) Telnet
15 34 (18.68%) VPN
16 33 (18.13%) DNS
16 33 (18.13%) Apache
17 32 (17.58%) .NET
18 31 (17.03%) Cisco
19 29 (15.93%) Middleware
19 29 (15.93%) Agile Software Development
20 28 (15.38%) Sun
21 27 (14.84%) Microsoft
22 26 (14.29%) SQL
22 26 (14.29%) Identity Management
23 25 (13.74%) Web Services
23 25 (13.74%) CA

SSH
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 33 (18.13%) Apache
2 10 (5.49%) WebSphere
3 9 (4.95%) Tomcat
3 9 (4.95%) MQSeries
4 8 (4.40%) OpenStack
5 7 (3.85%) SharePoint
6 6 (3.30%) WebLogic
6 6 (3.30%) CICS
6 6 (3.30%) JBoss
6 6 (3.30%) Confluence
6 6 (3.30%) WordPress
7 5 (2.75%) nginx
8 4 (2.20%) CMS
9 3 (1.65%) MS Exchange
9 3 (1.65%) Drupal
10 2 (1.10%) SAS
10 2 (1.10%) SharePoint Server
10 2 (1.10%) IIS
Applications
1 14 (7.69%) MS Office
2 12 (6.59%) MS Excel
3 8 (4.40%) MS Visio
4 5 (2.75%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (2.20%) MS Project
6 2 (1.10%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.55%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.55%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 5 (2.75%) Magento
2 2 (1.10%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (1.10%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 23 (12.64%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (4.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (4.95%) AWS CloudFormation
2 9 (4.95%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 4 (2.20%) PaaS
3 4 (2.20%) IaaS
4 3 (1.65%) GitHub
5 2 (1.10%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (1.10%) SaaS
6 1 (0.55%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.55%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 54 (29.67%) LDAP
2 52 (28.57%) FTP
3 49 (26.92%) Firewall
4 46 (25.27%) SSL
5 40 (21.98%) TCP/IP
6 36 (19.78%) HTTP
7 35 (19.23%) Telnet
8 34 (18.68%) VPN
9 33 (18.13%) DNS
10 24 (13.19%) DHCP
11 21 (11.54%) PuTTY
12 20 (10.99%) SNMP
12 20 (10.99%) Internet
13 19 (10.44%) LAN
14 15 (8.24%) SAN
14 15 (8.24%) SMTP
14 15 (8.24%) OSPF
15 13 (7.14%) Wireless
15 13 (7.14%) IPsec
16 12 (6.59%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (12.09%) MySQL
2 17 (9.34%) SQL Server
3 14 (7.69%) DB2
4 11 (6.04%) PostgreSQL
5 10 (5.49%) Relational Database
6 9 (4.95%) Oracle Database
7 7 (3.85%) RDBMS
8 5 (2.75%) MongoDB
8 5 (2.75%) MariaDB
9 3 (1.65%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (1.65%) SQLite
10 2 (1.10%) Oracle Database 10g
10 2 (1.10%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (1.10%) Oracle Discoverer
10 2 (1.10%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (0.55%) Oracle9i Database
11 1 (0.55%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 20 (10.99%) Jenkins
2 17 (9.34%) Toad
2 17 (9.34%) JIRA
2 17 (9.34%) Git (software)
3 13 (7.14%) Maven
4 10 (5.49%) GitLab
5 9 (4.95%) Subversion
6 7 (3.85%) Ant
7 6 (3.30%) RSpec
8 5 (2.75%) Hudson
8 5 (2.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (1.10%) Oracle Forms
10 1 (0.55%) Mercurial
10 1 (0.55%) Cucumber
General
1 47 (25.82%) Finance
2 17 (9.34%) Banking
3 8 (4.40%) Telecoms
4 7 (3.85%) Financial Institution
5 6 (3.30%) Investment Banking
6 4 (2.20%) Back Office
7 3 (1.65%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.65%) Billing
8 2 (1.10%) Legal
8 2 (1.10%) Retail
8 2 (1.10%) Publishing
8 2 (1.10%) Games
8 2 (1.10%) Front Office
9 1 (0.55%) Automotive
9 1 (0.55%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 28 (15.38%) Analyst
2 22 (12.09%) Developer
3 20 (10.99%) Administrator
4 15 (8.24%) Consultant
5 14 (7.69%) Architect
6 13 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
7 12 (6.59%) UNIX Administrator
8 10 (5.49%) Linux Administrator
9 9 (4.95%) UNIX Systems Administrator
10 7 (3.85%) Software Engineer
10 7 (3.85%) Support Analyst
10 7 (3.85%) DevOps Engineer
10 7 (3.85%) Cloud Architect
10 7 (3.85%) AWS Developer
11 6 (3.30%) Cyber-Ark Consultant
11 6 (3.30%) Information Security Engineer
11 6 (3.30%) Security Engineer
11 6 (3.30%) Linux Systems Administrator
12 5 (2.75%) UNIX Engineer
12 5 (2.75%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (17.58%) .NET
2 29 (15.93%) Middleware
3 25 (13.74%) Web Services
4 23 (12.64%) HTML
4 23 (12.64%) REST
5 19 (10.44%) CSS
6 16 (8.79%) SOAP
7 11 (6.04%) jQuery
8 10 (5.49%) HTML5
8 10 (5.49%) XML
9 9 (4.95%) boto
10 8 (4.40%) RSS
11 7 (3.85%) ISPF
11 7 (3.85%) 802.1X
12 5 (2.75%) MCollective
12 5 (2.75%) WebSphere Message Broker
12 5 (2.75%) JMS
12 5 (2.75%) Ajax
13 4 (2.20%) SailPoint
14 3 (1.65%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 22 (12.09%) PKI
2 19 (10.44%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (8.79%) Data Centre
4 15 (8.24%) Computer Science
5 14 (7.69%) Client/Server
6 10 (5.49%) Management Information System
7 9 (4.95%) Mainframe
7 9 (4.95%) Algorithms
7 9 (4.95%) Social Media
8 5 (2.75%) DataPower
8 5 (2.75%) Statistics
9 4 (2.20%) CLARiiON
9 4 (2.20%) Enterprise Storage
10 3 (1.65%) Mobile Payment
10 3 (1.65%) Hybrid Cloud
11 2 (1.10%) Video on Demand
11 2 (1.10%) Performance Metrics
11 2 (1.10%) Streaming Video
11 2 (1.10%) DTV
11 2 (1.10%) MPEG
Operating Systems
1 106 (58.24%) Linux
2 77 (42.31%) UNIX
3 62 (34.07%) Windows
4 35 (19.23%) Solaris
5 24 (13.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 15 (8.24%) AIX
7 10 (5.49%) Mac OS
8 9 (4.95%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (4.40%) zOS
10 6 (3.30%) Windows Server 2003
11 5 (2.75%) SmartOS
11 5 (2.75%) CoreOS
12 4 (2.20%) CentOS
12 4 (2.20%) SUSE
12 4 (2.20%) Debian
13 2 (1.10%) Ubuntu
13 2 (1.10%) HPUX
13 2 (1.10%) Windows 7
14 1 (0.55%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.55%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (15.93%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (14.29%) Identity Management
3 20 (10.99%) DevOps
4 19 (10.44%) Information Security
5 18 (9.89%) Configuration Management
6 16 (8.79%) Load Balancing
6 16 (8.79%) Open Source
7 15 (8.24%) Capacity Management
8 12 (6.59%) SDLC
9 11 (6.04%) Time Management
10 10 (5.49%) SIEM
10 10 (5.49%) ITIL
11 9 (4.95%) SEO
11 9 (4.95%) Migration
11 9 (4.95%) Content Management
11 9 (4.95%) Auto-Scaling
11 9 (4.95%) Software Deployment
11 9 (4.95%) Kalman Filter
12 8 (4.40%) Cyber Security
12 8 (4.40%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 41 (22.53%) Java
2 36 (19.78%) Python
3 26 (14.29%) SQL
4 23 (12.64%) PHP
5 20 (10.99%) Shell Script
6 19 (10.44%) Perl
7 17 (9.34%) Ruby
8 16 (8.79%) JavaScript
9 13 (7.14%) C++
10 11 (6.04%) Bash Shell
11 8 (4.40%) C
11 8 (4.40%) VB
11 8 (4.40%) ActionScript
12 7 (3.85%) Bourne shell
13 6 (3.30%) C-shell
13 6 (3.30%) Korn
13 6 (3.30%) C#
14 4 (2.20%) PL/SQL
14 4 (2.20%) Groovy
14 4 (2.20%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 15 (8.24%) Degree
2 7 (3.85%) CISSP
2 7 (3.85%) OCA
2 7 (3.85%) Oracle Certification
3 6 (3.30%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (2.20%) CCIE
4 4 (2.20%) RHCE
4 4 (2.20%) GCIA
4 4 (2.20%) GCIH
5 3 (1.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (1.65%) JNCIE
5 3 (1.65%) Security Cleared
5 3 (1.65%) AWS Certification
6 2 (1.10%) MBA
7 1 (0.55%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.55%) PMP
7 1 (0.55%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.55%) CCNP
7 1 (0.55%) CCDP
7 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.40%) PCI DSS
2 6 (3.30%) SLA
3 4 (2.20%) COBIT
3 4 (2.20%) COSO
System Software
1 19 (10.44%) Active Directory
2 9 (4.95%) iptables
3 8 (4.40%) Job Entry Subsystem
3 8 (4.40%) Tivoli Directory Server
3 8 (4.40%) KVM
3 8 (4.40%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (3.85%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 7 (3.85%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 7 (3.85%) RACF
4 7 (3.85%) Time Sharing Option
5 6 (3.30%) vSphere
5 6 (3.30%) Docker
5 6 (3.30%) RHEV
5 6 (3.30%) Samba
6 5 (2.75%) Snort
6 5 (2.75%) Squid
6 5 (2.75%) NFS
6 5 (2.75%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 5 (2.75%) Oracle RAC
6 5 (2.75%) LXC
Systems Management
1 21 (11.54%) Puppet
2 19 (10.44%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 18 (9.89%) CA Single Sign-On
4 17 (9.34%) Tivoli
5 16 (8.79%) Ansible
6 15 (8.24%) Opscode Chef
7 10 (5.49%) Oracle ZFS
8 8 (4.40%) Oracle Identity Manager
9 7 (3.85%) BladeLogic
9 7 (3.85%) Novell Identity Manager
9 7 (3.85%) NetBackup
10 6 (3.30%) Norton AntiVirus
10 6 (3.30%) zSecure
11 5 (2.75%) Nessus
11 5 (2.75%) BMC PATROL
11 5 (2.75%) CFEngine
11 5 (2.75%) HAProxy
11 5 (2.75%) systemd
11 5 (2.75%) Cisco CUCM
11 5 (2.75%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 68 (37.36%) Oracle
2 42 (23.08%) Red Hat
3 35 (19.23%) IBM
4 31 (17.03%) Cisco
5 28 (15.38%) Sun
6 27 (14.84%) Microsoft
7 25 (13.74%) CA
8 21 (11.54%) Cyber-Ark
9 19 (10.44%) VMware
10 16 (8.79%) EMC
11 13 (7.14%) HP
12 11 (6.04%) F5
13 10 (5.49%) BMC
14 8 (4.40%) McAfee
14 8 (4.40%) Dell
14 8 (4.40%) Sybase
14 8 (4.40%) Novell
15 7 (3.85%) Veritas
16 6 (3.30%) Juniper
16 6 (3.30%) Symantec
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £370 - £420 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Connectus
Rate: £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
South West London
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £400 - £550 Per Day (depending on experience)
Posted: 6 days ago
Bedfordshire
Volt
Rate: £500.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Kent
Computer Futures
Rate: £35 - £40 per hour + homeworking
Posted: 11 days ago
East London
Lost My Name
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
East Sussex
Computer Futures
Rate: £35 - £40 per hour + home working
Posted: 18 days ago
Brighton
Computer Futures
Rate: £35 - £40 per hour + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Portsmouth
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: NEG
Posted: 27 days ago