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 28 May 2016 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Secure Shell (SSH)
Rank 526 541 486
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -55
Contract jobs citing SSH 99 70 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.20% 0.14% 0.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.27% 0.93% 1.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 37 62
Median daily rate £450 £363 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.13% -7.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £246 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £523
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £440
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -14.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London median 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
7814 7525 6422
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 15.61% 15.01% 13.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 4812 4262 3548
Median daily rate £400 £350 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £205 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £510 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 324 430 370
Median hourly rate £26.00 £25.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +31.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.38 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £43.00 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +44.44%

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 28 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SSH within the England region over the 3 months to 28 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +2 39 £450 +24.13% 10
South East -2 21 £475 +11.76% 3
North East - 14 £310 -
South West 0 9 £343 +5.38% 8
West Midlands - 7 £425 -
North West -2 5 £400 +45.45%
Yorkshire - 4 £400 - 2
East Midlands - 1 £450 -
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SSH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 May 2016, 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.

1 100 (52.36%) Linux
2 86 (45.03%) Unix
3 84 (43.98%) Windows
4 78 (40.84%) Firewall
5 76 (39.79%) Oracle
6 67 (35.08%) DNS
7 58 (30.37%) SSL
8 51 (26.70%) Cisco
9 49 (25.65%) TCP/IP
10 47 (24.61%) VPN
11 46 (24.08%) FTP
12 45 (23.56%) Java
12 45 (23.56%) Security Cleared
13 44 (23.04%) Active Directory
14 43 (22.51%) Microsoft
15 42 (21.99%) DevOps
16 39 (20.42%) HTTP
16 39 (20.42%) SC Cleared
17 38 (19.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 37 (19.37%) Git (software)
19 36 (18.85%) Agile Software Development
20 33 (17.28%) LDAP
21 31 (16.23%) Red Hat
21 31 (16.23%) IPsec
22 30 (15.71%) DHCP
22 30 (15.71%) Maven
22 30 (15.71%) Bash Shell
23 29 (15.18%) SMTP
24 27 (14.14%) Apache
24 27 (14.14%) Perl

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 27 (14.14%) Apache
2 18 (9.42%) Confluence
3 14 (7.33%) MS Exchange
4 12 (6.28%) SharePoint
4 12 (6.28%) Tomcat
5 11 (5.76%) JBoss
6 9 (4.71%) WebLogic
7 7 (3.66%) Elasticsearch
8 5 (2.62%) WebSphere
8 5 (2.62%) WordPress
9 4 (2.09%) SharePoint Server
10 3 (1.57%) Moodle
11 2 (1.05%) CMS
11 2 (1.05%) iPlanet
11 2 (1.05%) MQSeries
11 2 (1.05%) OpenStack
11 2 (1.05%) WebLogic Portal
12 1 (0.52%) Drupal
12 1 (0.52%) IIS
12 1 (0.52%) nginx
Applications
1 18 (9.42%) MS Office
2 16 (8.38%) MS Excel
3 11 (5.76%) MS Visio
4 8 (4.19%) HipChat
5 4 (2.09%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (1.57%) MS Project
7 2 (1.05%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.52%) Maple
8 1 (0.52%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 4 (2.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.05%) Magento
3 1 (0.52%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.52%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 17 (8.90%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.05%) GitHub
2 2 (1.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.52%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (0.52%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (0.52%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 78 (40.84%) Firewall
2 67 (35.08%) DNS
3 58 (30.37%) SSL
4 49 (25.65%) TCP/IP
5 47 (24.61%) VPN
6 46 (24.08%) FTP
7 39 (20.42%) HTTP
8 33 (17.28%) LDAP
9 31 (16.23%) IPsec
10 30 (15.71%) DHCP
11 29 (15.18%) SMTP
12 26 (13.61%) Network Security
13 21 (10.99%) Internet
14 19 (9.95%) LAN
15 18 (9.42%) Telnet
16 15 (7.85%) Intrusion Detection
17 12 (6.28%) BGP
17 12 (6.28%) SAN
18 11 (5.76%) Cisco ASA
18 11 (5.76%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (9.95%) SQL Server
2 18 (9.42%) MySQL
3 9 (4.71%) Oracle Database
4 6 (3.14%) DB2
5 5 (2.62%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.05%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.05%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.52%) MariaDB
7 1 (0.52%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.52%) Riak
Development Applications
1 37 (19.37%) Git (software)
2 30 (15.71%) Maven
3 26 (13.61%) JIRA
4 23 (12.04%) Jenkins
5 13 (6.81%) Subversion
6 9 (4.71%) JUnit
7 5 (2.62%) Eclipse
7 5 (2.62%) IntelliJ
7 5 (2.62%) Sonatype Nexus
7 5 (2.62%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (2.09%) Ant
8 4 (2.09%) Zephyr
9 3 (1.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 3 (1.57%) Cucumber
9 3 (1.57%) GitLab
9 3 (1.57%) JIRA Agile
9 3 (1.57%) Liquibase
9 3 (1.57%) SonarQube
9 3 (1.57%) TeamCity
9 3 (1.57%) Vagrant
General
1 26 (13.61%) Finance
2 11 (5.76%) Banking
3 4 (2.09%) Electronics
3 4 (2.09%) Manufacturing
3 4 (2.09%) Marketing
3 4 (2.09%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.57%) Investment Banking
4 3 (1.57%) Law
5 2 (1.05%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.05%) Retail
6 1 (0.52%) French Language
6 1 (0.52%) Games
6 1 (0.52%) Legal
Job Titles
1 25 (13.09%) Administrator
2 19 (9.95%) Network Engineer
3 18 (9.42%) Developer
3 18 (9.42%) DevOps Engineer
4 17 (8.90%) Consultant
5 15 (7.85%) Linux Engineer
6 13 (6.81%) Applications Support
6 13 (6.81%) Cisco Engineer
6 13 (6.81%) Systems Administrator
7 12 (6.28%) Analyst
7 12 (6.28%) Support Engineer
7 12 (6.28%) Unix Support
8 11 (5.76%) Architect
8 11 (5.76%) AWS Engineer
9 10 (5.24%) Linux Support
9 10 (5.24%) Security Engineer
10 8 (4.19%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 8 (4.19%) Firewall Engineer
10 8 (4.19%) IT Administrator
10 8 (4.19%) Security Advisor
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (11.52%) SOAP
2 16 (8.38%) Web Services
3 15 (7.85%) REST
3 15 (7.85%) SAML
4 13 (6.81%) LAMP
5 10 (5.24%) Middleware
6 7 (3.66%) CSS
6 7 (3.66%) HTML
7 6 (3.14%) Java EE
7 6 (3.14%) jQuery
7 6 (3.14%) XML
8 5 (2.62%) IBM Integration Bus
9 4 (2.09%) .NET
9 4 (2.09%) Gherkin
9 4 (2.09%) JMS
9 4 (2.09%) MCollective
9 4 (2.09%) OCX
10 3 (1.57%) CSS3
10 3 (1.57%) ELK Stack
10 3 (1.57%) Pandas
Miscellaneous
1 23 (12.04%) Client/Server
2 19 (9.95%) Cryptography
3 17 (8.90%) PKI
4 14 (7.33%) Data Centre
4 14 (7.33%) Wiki
5 12 (6.28%) CESG
5 12 (6.28%) Computer Science
6 11 (5.76%) DataPower
7 10 (5.24%) Management Information System
8 9 (4.71%) Derivative
9 7 (3.66%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (2.09%) Algorithms
11 3 (1.57%) Statistics
11 3 (1.57%) Video Conferencing
12 2 (1.05%) Clustering
12 2 (1.05%) e-Learning
12 2 (1.05%) Grid Computing
12 2 (1.05%) HP Storage
12 2 (1.05%) Learning Management System
12 2 (1.05%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 100 (52.36%) Linux
2 86 (45.03%) Unix
3 84 (43.98%) Windows
4 38 (19.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 20 (10.47%) Windows XP
6 19 (9.95%) Windows Server
7 18 (9.42%) AIX
8 15 (7.85%) Solaris
9 14 (7.33%) Windows Vista
10 13 (6.81%) Windows Server 2012
11 12 (6.28%) CentOS
12 8 (4.19%) Windows 8
13 7 (3.66%) Mac OS X
14 5 (2.62%) Ubuntu
15 3 (1.57%) Android
16 2 (1.05%) Oracle Linux
16 2 (1.05%) SUSE
16 2 (1.05%) VyOS
16 2 (1.05%) Windows Server 2008
17 1 (0.52%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (21.99%) DevOps
2 36 (18.85%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (13.61%) Configuration Management
4 20 (10.47%) ITIL
5 18 (9.42%) Open Source
5 18 (9.42%) Patch Management
6 17 (8.90%) OWASP
7 16 (8.38%) Migration
8 15 (7.85%) Cybersecurity
8 15 (7.85%) Defect Management
8 15 (7.85%) Information Security
8 15 (7.85%) Kalman Filter
8 15 (7.85%) Mentoring
9 14 (7.33%) Change Management
9 14 (7.33%) Identity Management
9 14 (7.33%) Validation
10 13 (6.81%) Change Control
10 13 (6.81%) Continuous Improvement
11 12 (6.28%) Fuzz Testing
11 12 (6.28%) Information Assurance
Programming Languages
1 45 (23.56%) Java
2 30 (15.71%) Bash Shell
3 27 (14.14%) Perl
3 27 (14.14%) SQL
4 25 (13.09%) Python
5 16 (8.38%) PL/SQL
6 15 (7.85%) PHP
7 14 (7.33%) Korn
8 12 (6.28%) Groovy
9 9 (4.71%) Ruby
9 9 (4.71%) Shell Script
10 8 (4.19%) JavaScript
11 7 (3.66%) PowerShell
12 4 (2.09%) C++
13 3 (1.57%) AWK
13 3 (1.57%) sed
14 1 (0.52%) Apple Swift
14 1 (0.52%) COBOL
14 1 (0.52%) Fortran
14 1 (0.52%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 45 (23.56%) Security Cleared
2 39 (20.42%) SC Cleared
3 25 (13.09%) CISSP
4 20 (10.47%) Cisco Certification
5 13 (6.81%) CCNA
6 12 (6.28%) CCNP
6 12 (6.28%) CESG Certified Professional
7 10 (5.24%) Degree
8 7 (3.66%) CEH
8 7 (3.66%) DV Cleared
8 7 (3.66%) MCSA
8 7 (3.66%) MCSE
8 7 (3.66%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (2.62%) CCIE
9 5 (2.62%) GCIA
9 5 (2.62%) GCIH
10 4 (2.09%) Check Point Certification
10 4 (2.09%) RHCE
11 3 (1.57%) ISTQB
11 3 (1.57%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.19%) RMADS
2 6 (3.14%) PCI DSS
3 4 (2.09%) COBIT
3 4 (2.09%) COSO
3 4 (2.09%) Disclosure Scotland
3 4 (2.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (2.09%) QA
3 4 (2.09%) SAS 70
3 4 (2.09%) SLA
4 2 (1.05%) JSP 440
System Software
1 44 (23.04%) Active Directory
2 14 (7.33%) Docker
2 14 (7.33%) Sendmail
3 13 (6.81%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (5.24%) NFS
5 7 (3.66%) iptables
5 7 (3.66%) Postfix
6 5 (2.62%) vSphere
7 4 (2.09%) Squid
7 4 (2.09%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (1.57%) RHEV
9 2 (1.05%) Oracle RAC
9 2 (1.05%) VirtualBox
10 1 (0.52%) KVM
10 1 (0.52%) LXC
10 1 (0.52%) OpenSSH
10 1 (0.52%) oVirt
10 1 (0.52%) Samba
10 1 (0.52%) vCloud
10 1 (0.52%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 20 (10.47%) Opscode Chef
2 18 (9.42%) Ansible
2 18 (9.42%) Puppet
3 10 (5.24%) Nagios
3 10 (5.24%) Packer
4 7 (3.66%) yum
4 7 (3.66%) ZABBIX
5 6 (3.14%) Cisco CUCM
5 6 (3.14%) Control-M
5 6 (3.14%) RSA Security Analytics
6 5 (2.62%) Kibana
7 4 (2.09%) CA Single Sign-On
7 4 (2.09%) Kubernetes
7 4 (2.09%) logstash
7 4 (2.09%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 3 (1.57%) Graphite
8 3 (1.57%) OpenView
8 3 (1.57%) Salt
8 3 (1.57%) Terraform
9 2 (1.05%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 76 (39.79%) Oracle
2 51 (26.70%) Cisco
3 43 (22.51%) Microsoft
4 31 (16.23%) Red Hat
5 21 (10.99%) VMware
6 20 (10.47%) F5
7 16 (8.38%) Palo Alto
8 14 (7.33%) Citrix
9 13 (6.81%) HP
10 9 (4.71%) BMC
11 8 (4.19%) Fortinet
12 6 (3.14%) CA
12 6 (3.14%) CheckPoint
12 6 (3.14%) Remedy
13 5 (2.62%) Apple
13 5 (2.62%) Brocade
13 5 (2.62%) EMC
13 5 (2.62%) IBM
13 5 (2.62%) NetApp
13 5 (2.62%) Sun
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