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 1 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Secure Shell (SSH)
Rank 525 566 505
Rank change year-on-year
+41 -61
Contract jobs citing SSH 97 52 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.19% 0.10% 0.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.26% 0.67% 1.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 32 42
Average daily rate £425 £369 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.25% -7.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £241 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £425
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £9.39 - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £49.19 - £30.00
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
7718 7768 6693
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 15.06% 15.08% 13.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 4757 4290 3593
Average daily rate £393 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.14% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £208 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £340 £335
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 294 423 375
Average hourly rate £26.00 £27.32 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.81% +36.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £45.00 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- +50.00%

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 1 May 2016.

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 1 May 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +1 43 £425 +11.47% 5
South East -8 26 £475 +38.18% 4
North East - 12 £310 -
North West -6 5 £400 - 3
West Midlands - 5 £425 -
South West +9 3 £344 +5.76% 5
Yorkshire - 3 - - 2
East Midlands - 1 £450 -
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SSH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 98 (50.52%) Unix
2 92 (47.42%) Linux
3 84 (43.30%) Windows
4 81 (41.75%) Firewall
5 80 (41.24%) Oracle
6 69 (35.57%) SSL
7 63 (32.47%) DNS
8 57 (29.38%) TCP/IP
8 57 (29.38%) Cisco
9 55 (28.35%) VPN
10 50 (25.77%) FTP
11 46 (23.71%) HTTP
12 45 (23.20%) Active Directory
13 40 (20.62%) Java
13 40 (20.62%) DevOps
14 38 (19.59%) Perl
15 37 (19.07%) Agile Software Development
15 37 (19.07%) Security Cleared
15 37 (19.07%) Git (software)
16 36 (18.56%) Microsoft
17 34 (17.53%) LDAP
18 33 (17.01%) DHCP
18 33 (17.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 33 (17.01%) Bash Shell
19 32 (16.49%) SC Cleared
19 32 (16.49%) Python
19 32 (16.49%) Finance
20 31 (15.98%) Red Hat
21 29 (14.95%) SMTP
22 27 (13.92%) Configuration Management

SSH
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 27 (13.92%) Apache
2 20 (10.31%) Confluence
3 14 (7.22%) Tomcat
4 12 (6.19%) SharePoint
5 11 (5.67%) MS Exchange
6 10 (5.15%) JBoss
7 8 (4.12%) WebLogic
8 6 (3.09%) WebSphere
9 4 (2.06%) Elasticsearch
9 4 (2.06%) OpenStack
9 4 (2.06%) WordPress
10 3 (1.55%) SAS
10 3 (1.55%) SharePoint Server
11 2 (1.03%) CMS
11 2 (1.03%) iPlanet
11 2 (1.03%) Moodle
11 2 (1.03%) MQSeries
11 2 (1.03%) WebLogic Portal
12 1 (0.52%) Apache Spark
12 1 (0.52%) Node.js
Applications
1 16 (8.25%) MS Office
2 13 (6.70%) MS Excel
3 9 (4.64%) HipChat
3 9 (4.64%) MS Visio
4 4 (2.06%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (1.55%) MS Project
6 2 (1.03%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.52%) Maple
7 1 (0.52%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 2 (1.03%) Magento
1 2 (1.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.52%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.52%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 20 (10.31%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.03%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 2 (1.03%) AWS CloudFormation
2 2 (1.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.52%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.52%) GitHub
3 1 (0.52%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 81 (41.75%) Firewall
2 69 (35.57%) SSL
3 63 (32.47%) DNS
4 57 (29.38%) TCP/IP
5 55 (28.35%) VPN
6 50 (25.77%) FTP
7 46 (23.71%) HTTP
8 34 (17.53%) LDAP
9 33 (17.01%) DHCP
10 29 (14.95%) SMTP
11 27 (13.92%) IPsec
12 24 (12.37%) LAN
12 24 (12.37%) Network Security
13 19 (9.79%) Telnet
14 17 (8.76%) Internet
14 17 (8.76%) SAN
15 15 (7.73%) BGP
15 15 (7.73%) Intrusion Detection
15 15 (7.73%) SNMP
16 13 (6.70%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (10.82%) MySQL
2 17 (8.76%) SQL Server
3 12 (6.19%) Oracle Database
4 6 (3.09%) DB2
4 6 (3.09%) MongoDB
4 6 (3.09%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (2.58%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.03%) Data Mining
6 2 (1.03%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.52%) Big Data
7 1 (0.52%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.52%) MariaDB
7 1 (0.52%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.52%) Parquet
7 1 (0.52%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 37 (19.07%) Git (software)
2 27 (13.92%) JIRA
2 27 (13.92%) Maven
3 24 (12.37%) Jenkins
4 18 (9.28%) Subversion
5 9 (4.64%) IntelliJ
6 7 (3.61%) Gradle
6 7 (3.61%) Hudson
6 7 (3.61%) Vagrant
7 5 (2.58%) Eclipse
8 4 (2.06%) JUnit
9 3 (1.55%) GitLab
9 3 (1.55%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (1.55%) TeamCity
10 2 (1.03%) Ant
10 2 (1.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 2 (1.03%) Gerrit
10 2 (1.03%) Zephyr
11 1 (0.52%) Toad
11 1 (0.52%) Visual Studio
General
1 32 (16.49%) Finance
2 16 (8.25%) Banking
3 3 (1.55%) Investment Banking
3 3 (1.55%) Law
3 3 (1.55%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.03%) Electronics
4 2 (1.03%) Financial Institution
4 2 (1.03%) Games
4 2 (1.03%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.03%) Marketing
4 2 (1.03%) Retail
5 1 (0.52%) French Language
5 1 (0.52%) Legal
Job Titles
1 28 (14.43%) Administrator
2 18 (9.28%) Network Engineer
3 17 (8.76%) DevOps Engineer
4 16 (8.25%) Architect
4 16 (8.25%) Consultant
4 16 (8.25%) Systems Administrator
5 15 (7.73%) Developer
6 14 (7.22%) Analyst
7 13 (6.70%) Applications Support
7 13 (6.70%) Cisco Engineer
8 12 (6.19%) Linux Engineer
9 11 (5.67%) AWS Engineer
10 10 (5.15%) Security Engineer
10 10 (5.15%) Support Engineer
10 10 (5.15%) Unix Support
11 8 (4.12%) Firewall Engineer
11 8 (4.12%) IT Administrator
11 8 (4.12%) Linux Support
11 8 (4.12%) Security Consultant
12 7 (3.61%) Cisco Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (9.28%) SOAP
2 17 (8.76%) Web Services
3 15 (7.73%) LAMP
3 15 (7.73%) REST
4 14 (7.22%) SAML
5 12 (6.19%) Middleware
6 6 (3.09%) CSS
6 6 (3.09%) HTML
6 6 (3.09%) XML
7 5 (2.58%) IBM Integration Bus
7 5 (2.58%) Java EE
7 5 (2.58%) jQuery
7 5 (2.58%) LAPP Stack
8 4 (2.06%) .NET
8 4 (2.06%) JMS
8 4 (2.06%) Pandas
9 3 (1.55%) POSIX
9 3 (1.55%) Sass
10 2 (1.03%) LESS
10 2 (1.03%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 19 (9.79%) Client/Server
2 16 (8.25%) Cryptography
2 16 (8.25%) PKI
3 14 (7.22%) Data Centre
4 12 (6.19%) Wiki
5 11 (5.67%) DataPower
5 11 (5.67%) Derivative
6 10 (5.15%) Management Information System
7 9 (4.64%) CESG
7 9 (4.64%) Computer Science
8 8 (4.12%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (2.06%) Algorithms
9 4 (2.06%) Video Conferencing
10 3 (1.55%) Statistics
11 2 (1.03%) Clustering
11 2 (1.03%) DTV
11 2 (1.03%) Grid Computing
11 2 (1.03%) IPTV
11 2 (1.03%) MPEG
11 2 (1.03%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 98 (50.52%) Unix
2 92 (47.42%) Linux
3 84 (43.30%) Windows
4 33 (17.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 23 (11.86%) AIX
5 23 (11.86%) Solaris
6 21 (10.82%) Windows Server
7 18 (9.28%) Windows XP
8 16 (8.25%) CentOS
9 15 (7.73%) Windows Server 2012
10 11 (5.67%) Windows Vista
11 8 (4.12%) Ubuntu
11 8 (4.12%) Windows 8
12 7 (3.61%) SUSE
13 5 (2.58%) Mac OS X
14 3 (1.55%) Android
14 3 (1.55%) Debian
14 3 (1.55%) Mac OS X Server
15 2 (1.03%) Oracle Linux
15 2 (1.03%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (20.62%) DevOps
2 37 (19.07%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (13.92%) Configuration Management
4 21 (10.82%) Open Source
5 19 (9.79%) Migration
6 18 (9.28%) ITIL
7 17 (8.76%) Identity Management
7 17 (8.76%) Information Security
8 15 (7.73%) Change Management
8 15 (7.73%) Cybersecurity
8 15 (7.73%) Kalman Filter
8 15 (7.73%) Patch Management
8 15 (7.73%) Scrum
9 14 (7.22%) Mentoring
9 14 (7.22%) OWASP
10 13 (6.70%) Continuous Improvement
10 13 (6.70%) Identity Access Management
10 13 (6.70%) Validation
11 12 (6.19%) Continuous Delivery
11 12 (6.19%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 40 (20.62%) Java
2 38 (19.59%) Perl
3 33 (17.01%) Bash Shell
4 32 (16.49%) Python
5 25 (12.89%) SQL
6 20 (10.31%) Korn
7 14 (7.22%) PHP
7 14 (7.22%) PL/SQL
7 14 (7.22%) Shell Script
8 10 (5.15%) Groovy
9 8 (4.12%) PowerShell
9 8 (4.12%) Ruby
10 7 (3.61%) JavaScript
11 6 (3.09%) AWK
11 6 (3.09%) sed
12 4 (2.06%) C++
13 2 (1.03%) Lua
13 2 (1.03%) VBA
14 1 (0.52%) Apple Swift
14 1 (0.52%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 37 (19.07%) Security Cleared
2 32 (16.49%) SC Cleared
3 23 (11.86%) CISSP
4 21 (10.82%) Cisco Certification
5 14 (7.22%) CCNA
6 11 (5.67%) CCNP
7 9 (4.64%) CESG Certified Professional
8 8 (4.12%) Degree
9 7 (3.61%) MCSA
9 7 (3.61%) MCSE
9 7 (3.61%) Microsoft Certification
10 6 (3.09%) DV Cleared
11 5 (2.58%) Check Point Certification
11 5 (2.58%) GCIA
11 5 (2.58%) GCIH
12 4 (2.06%) CEH
13 3 (1.55%) CCIE
13 3 (1.55%) OSCP
14 2 (1.03%) ISEB
14 2 (1.03%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.09%) PCI DSS
2 5 (2.58%) RMADS
3 4 (2.06%) COBIT
3 4 (2.06%) COSO
3 4 (2.06%) Disclosure Scotland
3 4 (2.06%) SAS 70
3 4 (2.06%) SLA
4 3 (1.55%) QA
5 2 (1.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (1.03%) JSP 440
6 1 (0.52%) Data Quality
System Software
1 45 (23.20%) Active Directory
2 20 (10.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (7.22%) Sendmail
4 11 (5.67%) NFS
5 10 (5.15%) Docker
5 10 (5.15%) VMware ESXi
6 8 (4.12%) iptables
7 6 (3.09%) vSphere
8 5 (2.58%) oVirt
8 5 (2.58%) Postfix
9 4 (2.06%) Samba
10 3 (1.55%) Oracle RAC
10 3 (1.55%) RHEV
11 2 (1.03%) KVM
11 2 (1.03%) Squid
11 2 (1.03%) VirtualBox
12 1 (0.52%) OpenSSH
12 1 (0.52%) Snort
12 1 (0.52%) vCloud
12 1 (0.52%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 23 (11.86%) Opscode Chef
2 19 (9.79%) Puppet
3 16 (8.25%) Ansible
4 11 (5.67%) Control-M
4 11 (5.67%) Nagios
5 8 (4.12%) Packer
5 8 (4.12%) ZABBIX
6 7 (3.61%) Cisco CUCM
6 7 (3.61%) Salt
7 6 (3.09%) RSA Security Analytics
8 5 (2.58%) Oracle ZFS
9 4 (2.06%) CA Single Sign-On
9 4 (2.06%) systemd
9 4 (2.06%) yum
10 3 (1.55%) Graphite
11 2 (1.03%) CFEngine
11 2 (1.03%) EMC NetWorker
11 2 (1.03%) HP Data Protector
11 2 (1.03%) Kibana
11 2 (1.03%) Rsyslog
Vendors
1 80 (41.24%) Oracle
2 57 (29.38%) Cisco
3 36 (18.56%) Microsoft
4 31 (15.98%) Red Hat
5 25 (12.89%) VMware
6 19 (9.79%) F5
7 15 (7.73%) Palo Alto
8 14 (7.22%) BMC
9 11 (5.67%) Citrix
10 10 (5.15%) CA
11 9 (4.64%) HP
12 8 (4.12%) Fortinet
12 8 (4.12%) IBM
13 7 (3.61%) Dell
13 7 (3.61%) Remedy
14 6 (3.09%) Apple
14 6 (3.09%) CheckPoint
14 6 (3.09%) Tandberg
15 5 (2.58%) Brocade
15 5 (2.58%) Sun
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