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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Secure Shell (SSH)
Rank 501 509 520
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +11
Contract jobs citing SSH 78 43 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.16% 0.089% 0.072%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.07% 0.65% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 25 20
Average daily rate
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£350 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £200 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £283 £349
% change year-on-year
+23.89% -18.99%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £32.50 £67.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -51.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £32.50 £67.50
% change year-on-year
- -51.85%
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
7287 6633 8388
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.55% 13.66% 15.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 3987 3673 3880
Average daily rate £363 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 399 387 659
Average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.88% -2.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.50 £12.71
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.80 £40.57 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.88 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 +39 39 £360 +20.00% 12
South West - 13 £350 -
South East -5 9 £344 -5.17% 3
Yorkshire -1 4 £380 - 2
East of England -17 3 £375 - 1
North West -12 2 - - 2
East Midlands - 2 £450 -
West Midlands - - - - 2
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SSH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 August 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.

1 118 (65.92%) Linux
2 73 (40.78%) UNIX
3 71 (39.66%) Apache
4 65 (36.31%) Perl
5 59 (32.96%) MySQL
6 53 (29.61%) Oracle
7 52 (29.05%) SSL
8 51 (28.49%) TCP/IP
9 49 (27.37%) Windows
10 45 (25.14%) Firewall
11 43 (24.02%) PHP
11 43 (24.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 41 (22.91%) Red Hat
13 40 (22.35%) DNS
14 38 (21.23%) Java
15 37 (20.67%) SQL
16 36 (20.11%) HTTP
17 35 (19.55%) Bash Shell
18 34 (18.99%) JavaScript
19 31 (17.32%) HTML
20 30 (16.76%) XML
21 28 (15.64%) FTP
22 27 (15.08%) SNMP
22 27 (15.08%) Shell Script
23 26 (14.53%) Python
24 25 (13.97%) VPN
24 25 (13.97%) Active Directory
24 25 (13.97%) PostgreSQL
25 24 (13.41%) Subversion
26 23 (12.85%) WebLogic

SSH
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 71 (39.66%) Apache
2 23 (12.85%) WebLogic
3 14 (7.82%) IIS
4 12 (6.70%) WebSphere
5 10 (5.59%) Moodle
6 7 (3.91%) Confluence
6 7 (3.91%) Tomcat
7 4 (2.23%) nginx
8 3 (1.68%) CMS
8 3 (1.68%) MS Exchange
9 2 (1.12%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 2 (1.12%) SharePoint
9 2 (1.12%) WordPress
10 1 (0.56%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.56%) Commerce Server
10 1 (0.56%) SAS
10 1 (0.56%) Oracle Service Bus
10 1 (0.56%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (0.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 11 (6.15%) MS Excel
2 10 (5.59%) Photoshop
2 10 (5.59%) Adobe Illustrator
3 7 (3.91%) MS Office
4 1 (0.56%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.56%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.56%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (0.56%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 10 (5.59%) Amazon S3
1 10 (5.59%) Heroku
1 10 (5.59%) GitHub
2 8 (4.47%) Rackspace Cloud
3 5 (2.79%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (2.79%) IaaS
4 2 (1.12%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.56%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 52 (29.05%) SSL
2 51 (28.49%) TCP/IP
3 45 (25.14%) Firewall
4 40 (22.35%) DNS
5 36 (20.11%) HTTP
6 28 (15.64%) FTP
7 27 (15.08%) SNMP
8 25 (13.97%) VPN
9 21 (11.73%) LDAP
10 20 (11.17%) WAN
11 19 (10.61%) Internet
12 14 (7.82%) IPsec
13 13 (7.26%) SMTP
13 13 (7.26%) HTTPS
14 12 (6.70%) ATM
14 12 (6.70%) LAN
15 11 (6.15%) Ethernet
16 9 (5.03%) OpenLDAP
17 8 (4.47%) tcpdump
18 7 (3.91%) snoop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (32.96%) MySQL
2 25 (13.97%) PostgreSQL
3 19 (10.61%) MongoDB
4 9 (5.03%) Oracle Database
5 7 (3.91%) SQL Server
6 5 (2.79%) Relational Database
6 5 (2.79%) Oracle Database 11g
7 4 (2.23%) RDBMS
7 4 (2.23%) VLDB
8 2 (1.12%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (1.12%) Ingres
8 2 (1.12%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.56%) Big Data
9 1 (0.56%) SQLPlus
9 1 (0.56%) DB2
9 1 (0.56%) JasperReports
9 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 24 (13.41%) Subversion
2 18 (10.06%) Git (software)
3 11 (6.15%) RSpec
3 11 (6.15%) Cucumber
4 10 (5.59%) Karma Test Runner
4 10 (5.59%) Sublime Text
4 10 (5.59%) JIRA
5 6 (3.35%) Maven
5 6 (3.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 4 (2.23%) Jenkins
7 3 (1.68%) Ant
8 2 (1.12%) Selenium
9 1 (0.56%) WebDriver
9 1 (0.56%) PHPUnit
9 1 (0.56%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.56%) ClearCase
9 1 (0.56%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.56%) IntelliJ
9 1 (0.56%) Toad
9 1 (0.56%) JDeveloper
General
1 15 (8.38%) Telecoms
2 13 (7.26%) Finance
2 13 (7.26%) Banking
3 8 (4.47%) Investment Banking
4 4 (2.23%) Front Office
5 3 (1.68%) Retail
5 3 (1.68%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.12%) German Language
6 2 (1.12%) Publishing
7 1 (0.56%) Games
7 1 (0.56%) Electronics
7 1 (0.56%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 48 (26.82%) Developer
2 33 (18.44%) Administrator
3 23 (12.85%) Systems Administrator
4 16 (8.94%) Analyst
5 15 (8.38%) Linux Administrator
6 14 (7.82%) Python Developer
7 13 (7.26%) DevOps Engineer
8 11 (6.15%) Network Engineer
9 10 (5.59%) Java Developer
9 10 (5.59%) Software Engineer
10 9 (5.03%) UNIX Administrator
10 9 (5.03%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 8 (4.47%) Consultant
11 8 (4.47%) Support Analyst
11 8 (4.47%) Linux Engineer
12 6 (3.35%) Support Engineer
12 6 (3.35%) UNIX Specialist
12 6 (3.35%) UNIX Systems Administrator
13 5 (2.79%) Technical Analyst
13 5 (2.79%) UNIX Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (17.32%) HTML
2 30 (16.76%) XML
3 22 (12.29%) CSS
4 20 (11.17%) RESTful
5 19 (10.61%) JSON
6 18 (10.06%) HTML5
7 17 (9.50%) jQuery
7 17 (9.50%) Web Services
8 16 (8.94%) AngularJS
9 14 (7.82%) .NET
10 11 (6.15%) Ajax
10 11 (6.15%) Ruby on Rails
10 11 (6.15%) Middleware
10 11 (6.15%) Backbone.js
11 10 (5.59%) Regular Expression
12 9 (5.03%) Symfony
12 9 (5.03%) CakePHP
12 9 (5.03%) Hibernate
12 9 (5.03%) Spring
13 7 (3.91%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 22 (12.29%) Open Source
2 11 (6.15%) Clustering
3 10 (5.59%) E-Learning
4 8 (4.47%) PKI
4 8 (4.47%) Client/Server
5 7 (3.91%) Management Information System
5 7 (3.91%) Equities
6 6 (3.35%) VLE
7 4 (2.23%) Learning Management System
8 3 (1.68%) SWIFT
8 3 (1.68%) Cryptography
9 2 (1.12%) Fixed Income
9 2 (1.12%) Replication
9 2 (1.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 2 (1.12%) Digital Media
9 2 (1.12%) Hedge funds
9 2 (1.12%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.56%) Wiki
10 1 (0.56%) DataPower
10 1 (0.56%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 118 (65.92%) Linux
2 73 (40.78%) UNIX
3 49 (27.37%) Windows
4 43 (24.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 21 (11.73%) CentOS
6 20 (11.17%) Solaris
7 10 (5.59%) Mac OS
8 8 (4.47%) Windows XP
9 7 (3.91%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (3.91%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (2.23%) AIX
11 3 (1.68%) HPUX
11 3 (1.68%) SUSE
11 3 (1.68%) VMS
12 2 (1.12%) Debian
13 1 (0.56%) openSUSE
13 1 (0.56%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.56%) SELinux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (11.73%) OO
2 20 (11.17%) Migration
3 19 (10.61%) Problem Management
4 16 (8.94%) DevOps
5 14 (7.82%) ITIL
6 12 (6.70%) TDD
7 10 (5.59%) Scrum
7 10 (5.59%) Data Modelling
7 10 (5.59%) Performance Testing
8 9 (5.03%) Software Engineering
9 8 (4.47%) E-Commerce
9 8 (4.47%) Disaster Recovery
10 7 (3.91%) Identity Management
10 7 (3.91%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (3.91%) Performance Tuning
11 6 (3.35%) Web Development
11 6 (3.35%) Configuration Management
11 6 (3.35%) Project Management
12 5 (2.79%) Information Security
12 5 (2.79%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 65 (36.31%) Perl
2 43 (24.02%) PHP
3 38 (21.23%) Java
4 37 (20.67%) SQL
5 35 (19.55%) Bash Shell
6 34 (18.99%) JavaScript
7 27 (15.08%) Shell Script
8 26 (14.53%) Python
9 20 (11.17%) Korn
10 14 (7.82%) Ruby
11 11 (6.15%) PL/SQL
12 10 (5.59%) sed
13 9 (5.03%) C
14 8 (4.47%) C++
15 6 (3.35%) PowerShell
16 3 (1.68%) XPath
16 3 (1.68%) Groovy
16 3 (1.68%) C#
16 3 (1.68%) T-SQL
17 2 (1.12%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 15 (8.38%) Degree
2 8 (4.47%) Security Cleared
3 6 (3.35%) SC Cleared
4 5 (2.79%) Sun Certification
5 4 (2.23%) CISSP
6 3 (1.68%) RHCE
6 3 (1.68%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (1.68%) CCSA
6 3 (1.68%) CCSE
6 3 (1.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (1.12%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (1.12%) Check Point Certification
8 1 (0.56%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.56%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.68%) SLA
2 1 (0.56%) COBIT
2 1 (0.56%) QA
2 1 (0.56%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 25 (13.97%) Active Directory
2 21 (11.73%) NFS
3 15 (8.38%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (3.91%) RHEV
5 4 (2.23%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 3 (1.68%) OpenSSH
6 3 (1.68%) Postfix
6 3 (1.68%) Sendmail
7 2 (1.12%) Hyper-V
7 2 (1.12%) qmail
7 2 (1.12%) Terminal Services
7 2 (1.12%) Samba
8 1 (0.56%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.56%) Snort
8 1 (0.56%) Nmap
8 1 (0.56%) Squid
8 1 (0.56%) Xen
8 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.56%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 1 (0.56%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (2.23%) Tivoli
1 4 (2.23%) Puppet
2 3 (1.68%) HP UCMDB
2 3 (1.68%) WMI
3 2 (1.12%) BladeLogic
3 2 (1.12%) Hyperic
3 2 (1.12%) CA SiteMinder
3 2 (1.12%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (0.56%) Netcool
4 1 (0.56%) Netcool/OMNIbus
4 1 (0.56%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (0.56%) Nagios
4 1 (0.56%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.56%) Tivoli Monitoring
4 1 (0.56%) ITRS Geneos
4 1 (0.56%) Red Hat Satellite
4 1 (0.56%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 1 (0.56%) YUM
4 1 (0.56%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 53 (29.61%) Oracle
2 41 (22.91%) Red Hat
3 21 (11.73%) Cisco
4 18 (10.06%) VMware
5 15 (8.38%) HP
6 13 (7.26%) Microsoft
7 12 (6.70%) JBoss
8 9 (5.03%) Citrix
8 9 (5.03%) Rackspace
9 8 (4.47%) Sun
9 8 (4.47%) F5
10 6 (3.35%) CheckPoint
11 5 (2.79%) IBM
11 5 (2.79%) NetApp
12 4 (2.23%) Nokia
12 4 (2.23%) Juniper
13 3 (1.68%) Sourcefire
14 2 (1.12%) Radianz
14 2 (1.12%) Axway
14 2 (1.12%) Tumbleweed
South West London
Optimus Search Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £600 per day Rate Dependant on Experience
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Optimus Search Ltd
Rate: £400 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Durham, County Durham
Northern Recruitment Group
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day This is a 6 month contract with a scope to b
Posted: 6 days ago