The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the England region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Secure Shell (SSH)
Rank 509 471 517
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +46
Contract jobs citing SSH 81 32 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.16% 0.074% 0.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.22% 0.49% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 13 21
Average daily rate £400 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £325 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £424 £999
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £378 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.27% +7.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Average hourly rate - £29.59 £29.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +1.16%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £29.59 -
Communications & Networking Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
6654 6543 8532
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 12.96% 15.18% 15.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 3569 3350 4094
Average daily rate £363 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.71% -6.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £190 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 388 529 578
Average hourly rate £20.00 £22.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.46 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -23.72%
SSH
UK

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -3 32 £388 -3.72% 16
South East -7 18 £413 +6.45% 6
South West - 16 £450 - 2
East of England -24 4 - -
East Midlands - 4 £388 -
Yorkshire -19 3 £375 +38.88% 2
North West -18 2 - - 2
West Midlands - - - - 1
SSH
UK

SSH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 95 (65.07%) Linux
2 70 (47.95%) UNIX
3 65 (44.52%) TCP/IP
4 62 (42.47%) Oracle
5 52 (35.62%) FTP
6 50 (34.25%) Perl
6 50 (34.25%) Windows
7 45 (30.82%) Red Hat
8 41 (28.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 39 (26.71%) Solaris
9 39 (26.71%) NFS
10 36 (24.66%) SSL
11 33 (22.60%) DNS
12 32 (21.92%) Apache
12 32 (21.92%) Python
13 31 (21.23%) HTTP
14 29 (19.86%) Finance
14 29 (19.86%) VMware
15 28 (19.18%) HP
15 28 (19.18%) Java
15 28 (19.18%) VMware Infrastructure
16 27 (18.49%) Sun
17 26 (17.81%) Firewall
18 25 (17.12%) VPN
18 25 (17.12%) LDAP
19 24 (16.44%) Cisco
20 22 (15.07%) WAN
20 22 (15.07%) MySQL
20 22 (15.07%) ITIL
21 21 (14.38%) Active Directory

SSH
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 32 (21.92%) Apache
2 16 (10.96%) Tomcat
3 11 (7.53%) WebLogic
4 9 (6.16%) WebSphere
5 8 (5.48%) MS Exchange
6 4 (2.74%) Oracle Coherence
7 3 (2.05%) IIS
7 3 (2.05%) nginx
7 3 (2.05%) OpenStack
8 2 (1.37%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (1.37%) SharePoint
8 2 (1.37%) Commerce Server
8 2 (1.37%) CMS
9 1 (0.68%) SAS
9 1 (0.68%) Confluence
9 1 (0.68%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.68%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.68%) WordPress
Applications
1 10 (6.85%) MS Excel
2 9 (6.16%) MS Office
3 1 (0.68%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (4.11%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.79%) IaaS
2 5 (3.42%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (2.74%) Rackspace Cloud
4 3 (2.05%) PaaS
4 3 (2.05%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 65 (44.52%) TCP/IP
2 52 (35.62%) FTP
3 36 (24.66%) SSL
4 33 (22.60%) DNS
5 31 (21.23%) HTTP
6 26 (17.81%) Firewall
7 25 (17.12%) VPN
7 25 (17.12%) LDAP
8 22 (15.07%) WAN
9 21 (14.38%) SNMP
10 18 (12.33%) Internet
11 17 (11.64%) SMTP
11 17 (11.64%) NAS
12 16 (10.96%) SAN
13 11 (7.53%) DHCP
14 9 (6.16%) Kerberos
14 9 (6.16%) LAN
15 8 (5.48%) Cisco Nexus
15 8 (5.48%) VoIP
15 8 (5.48%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (15.07%) MySQL
2 11 (7.53%) Oracle Database
3 9 (6.16%) SQL Server
3 9 (6.16%) MongoDB
4 8 (5.48%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (3.42%) SQLPlus
5 5 (3.42%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (2.74%) VLDB
7 3 (2.05%) Big Data
8 2 (1.37%) DB2
8 2 (1.37%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.68%) DataStage
9 1 (0.68%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.68%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (6.16%) Subversion
1 9 (6.16%) Selenium
1 9 (6.16%) Git (software)
1 9 (6.16%) Jenkins
2 6 (4.11%) JUnit
3 5 (3.42%) MSI
3 5 (3.42%) Hudson
4 3 (2.05%) JMeter
4 3 (2.05%) Ant
4 3 (2.05%) Cucumber
5 2 (1.37%) JIRA
5 2 (1.37%) TestNG
5 2 (1.37%) SoapUI
5 2 (1.37%) Gerrit
5 2 (1.37%) Maven
6 1 (0.68%) ClearQuest
6 1 (0.68%) Toad
6 1 (0.68%) LoadRunner
6 1 (0.68%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
6 1 (0.68%) IntelliJ
General
1 29 (19.86%) Finance
2 16 (10.96%) Banking
3 10 (6.85%) Telecoms
4 7 (4.79%) Investment Banking
5 5 (3.42%) Financial Institution
6 4 (2.74%) Games
7 3 (2.05%) Advertising
8 2 (1.37%) German Language
9 1 (0.68%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.68%) Electronics
9 1 (0.68%) Back Office
9 1 (0.68%) Marketing
9 1 (0.68%) French Language
Job Titles
1 46 (31.51%) Administrator
2 32 (21.92%) Systems Administrator
3 22 (15.07%) UNIX Administrator
4 14 (9.59%) UNIX Systems Administrator
5 12 (8.22%) Developer
5 12 (8.22%) Analyst
6 10 (6.85%) Linux Administrator
7 9 (6.16%) Linux Engineer
8 8 (5.48%) Python Developer
9 7 (4.79%) Support Analyst
9 7 (4.79%) Consultant
10 6 (4.11%) Solaris Administrator
10 6 (4.11%) Test Engineer
11 5 (3.42%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 5 (3.42%) Server Administrator
12 4 (2.74%) Technical Design Authority
12 4 (2.74%) UNIX Support
12 4 (2.74%) Security Engineer
13 3 (2.05%) Architect
13 3 (2.05%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (13.01%) XML
2 10 (6.85%) JSON
2 10 (6.85%) Middleware
3 8 (5.48%) Web Services
4 7 (4.79%) HTML
4 7 (4.79%) Ajax
5 6 (4.11%) jQuery
5 6 (4.11%) RESTful
5 6 (4.11%) SOAP
6 5 (3.42%) .NET
6 5 (3.42%) REST
6 5 (3.42%) Symfony
6 5 (3.42%) CakePHP
7 3 (2.05%) X-Windows
7 3 (2.05%) CSS
7 3 (2.05%) XSD
7 3 (2.05%) XSLT
8 2 (1.37%) JDBC
8 2 (1.37%) J2EE
8 2 (1.37%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 13 (8.90%) CLARiiON
2 12 (8.22%) Open Source
2 12 (8.22%) PKI
3 11 (7.53%) Celerra
4 7 (4.79%) Management Information System
5 6 (4.11%) Clustering
6 5 (3.42%) Client/Server
7 3 (2.05%) CESG
7 3 (2.05%) Firmware
7 3 (2.05%) Enterprise Storage
8 2 (1.37%) Wiki
8 2 (1.37%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.68%) DTV
9 1 (0.68%) Replication
9 1 (0.68%) Cryptography
9 1 (0.68%) SWIFT
9 1 (0.68%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.68%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 95 (65.07%) Linux
2 70 (47.95%) UNIX
3 50 (34.25%) Windows
4 41 (28.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 39 (26.71%) Solaris
6 13 (8.90%) CentOS
7 11 (7.53%) AIX
8 6 (4.11%) Ubuntu
9 4 (2.74%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (2.74%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (2.05%) SUSE
10 3 (2.05%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.68%) Debian
11 1 (0.68%) Gentoo
11 1 (0.68%) HPUX
11 1 (0.68%) SELinux
11 1 (0.68%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.68%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (15.07%) ITIL
2 16 (10.96%) Problem Management
3 14 (9.59%) Change Management
4 11 (7.53%) Load Balancing
4 11 (7.53%) Software Deployment
5 10 (6.85%) E-Commerce
5 10 (6.85%) Disaster Recovery
5 10 (6.85%) Migration
6 8 (5.48%) Fault Management
6 8 (5.48%) Incident Management
6 8 (5.48%) OO
6 8 (5.48%) Workflow
7 7 (4.79%) Performance Tuning
8 6 (4.11%) Identity Management
9 5 (3.42%) Configuration Management
9 5 (3.42%) Service Delivery
9 5 (3.42%) Server Monitoring
10 4 (2.74%) Unit Testing
10 4 (2.74%) Test Scripting
10 4 (2.74%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 50 (34.25%) Perl
2 32 (21.92%) Python
3 28 (19.18%) Java
4 18 (12.33%) SQL
5 17 (11.64%) Shell Script
5 17 (11.64%) Bash Shell
6 11 (7.53%) PHP
7 10 (6.85%) JavaScript
8 9 (6.16%) Korn
9 8 (5.48%) C
10 6 (4.11%) VB
11 5 (3.42%) PL/SQL
11 5 (3.42%) Bourne shell
11 5 (3.42%) sed
12 4 (2.74%) Ruby
12 4 (2.74%) PowerShell
12 4 (2.74%) C-shell
13 3 (2.05%) AWK
13 3 (2.05%) C++
13 3 (2.05%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 12 (8.22%) Security Cleared
2 9 (6.16%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (5.48%) Degree
4 6 (4.11%) SC Cleared
4 6 (4.11%) CCIE
4 6 (4.11%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (3.42%) Sun Certification
6 4 (2.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (2.05%) CCNA
7 3 (2.05%) RHCE
7 3 (2.05%) DV Cleared
8 2 (1.37%) OSCP
8 2 (1.37%) CISSP
8 2 (1.37%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.68%) SCSA
9 1 (0.68%) ISEB
9 1 (0.68%) CCNP
9 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.68%) MCSE
9 1 (0.68%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.79%) SLA
2 4 (2.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.68%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.68%) QA
System Software
1 39 (26.71%) NFS
2 28 (19.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (14.38%) Active Directory
4 13 (8.90%) vSphere
5 8 (5.48%) Terminal Services
6 4 (2.74%) Samba
7 2 (1.37%) XenDesktop
7 2 (1.37%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 2 (1.37%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 2 (1.37%) PowerHA
7 2 (1.37%) KVM
8 1 (0.68%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.68%) Snort
8 1 (0.68%) Nmap
8 1 (0.68%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 1 (0.68%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.68%) XenApp
8 1 (0.68%) Postfix
8 1 (0.68%) Sendmail
8 1 (0.68%) Xen
Systems Management
1 10 (6.85%) Puppet
2 9 (6.16%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 9 (6.16%) EMC NetWorker
3 8 (5.48%) BladeLogic
4 5 (3.42%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (2.05%) Tivoli
5 3 (2.05%) Red Hat Satellite
6 2 (1.37%) HP SIM
6 2 (1.37%) NetBackup
6 2 (1.37%) Backup Exec
6 2 (1.37%) BMC PATROL
7 1 (0.68%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (0.68%) Netcool
7 1 (0.68%) Netcool/OMNIbus
7 1 (0.68%) Nagios
7 1 (0.68%) nmon
7 1 (0.68%) YUM
7 1 (0.68%) HP UCMDB
7 1 (0.68%) WMI
Vendors
1 62 (42.47%) Oracle
2 45 (30.82%) Red Hat
3 29 (19.86%) VMware
4 28 (19.18%) HP
5 27 (18.49%) Sun
6 24 (16.44%) Cisco
7 16 (10.96%) Citrix
8 13 (8.90%) EMC
8 13 (8.90%) Microsoft
9 11 (7.53%) IBM
9 11 (7.53%) Veritas
10 10 (6.85%) NetApp
10 10 (6.85%) BMC
11 8 (5.48%) F5
12 7 (4.79%) JBoss
13 6 (4.11%) Opsware
13 6 (4.11%) ServiceNow
13 6 (4.11%) CheckPoint
13 6 (4.11%) Juniper
13 6 (4.11%) Remedy
Leeds, West Yorkshire
LA International
Rate: quote
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Experis IT
Rate: £500 - £580 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Coal IT Services
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester
Interquest - IQ ESM
Rate: £400 - £450 per day + expenses
Posted: 7 days ago
Hampshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive Rates
Posted: 14 days ago