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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Secure Shell (SSH)
Rank 513 475 492
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +17
Contract jobs citing SSH 44 64 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.097% 0.14% 0.073%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.66% 1.07% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 43 19
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£361 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.68% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £297 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £518 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £313
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £30.00 £10.00 £22.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+200.00% -55.94%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £10.00 £22.70
% change year-on-year
+200.00% -55.94%
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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
6708 5959 6485
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.72% 13.36% 15.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 3807 3218 3168
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 373 360 604
Average hourly rate £22.69 £18.38 £22.20
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.48% -17.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £43.00 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%

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 29 January 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
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 29 January 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
South East -7 17 £425 +41.66% 5
North West +8 9 £350 +40.00% 3
London -22 9 £375 -10.44% 7
East of England - 5 £350 - 1
West Midlands +2 2 £360 +30.90% 1
South West -21 1 - - 2
North East - 1 - -
Yorkshire - - - - 2
East Midlands - - - -
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SSH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 67 (56.78%) Linux
2 50 (42.37%) UNIX
3 41 (34.75%) Oracle
4 37 (31.36%) Windows
5 36 (30.51%) SQL
6 35 (29.66%) Java
7 34 (28.81%) Perl
8 30 (25.42%) Apache
8 30 (25.42%) SSL
9 28 (23.73%) FTP
10 27 (22.88%) TCP/IP
10 27 (22.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 26 (22.03%) HTTP
11 26 (22.03%) VMware
12 25 (21.19%) Red Hat
12 25 (21.19%) Bash Shell
13 24 (20.34%) PHP
14 23 (19.49%) DNS
15 22 (18.64%) HTML
16 21 (17.80%) Solaris
17 20 (16.95%) Banking
18 19 (16.10%) Finance
18 19 (16.10%) Migration
18 19 (16.10%) MySQL
18 19 (16.10%) NFS
18 19 (16.10%) HTTPS
18 19 (16.10%) Active Directory
18 19 (16.10%) Korn
19 18 (15.25%) CSS
20 17 (14.41%) JavaScript

SSH
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 30 (25.42%) Apache
2 12 (10.17%) WebLogic
3 11 (9.32%) Tomcat
4 8 (6.78%) JBoss
5 4 (3.39%) SharePoint
5 4 (3.39%) IIS
6 3 (2.54%) Moodle
6 3 (2.54%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (2.54%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 2 (1.69%) MS Exchange
7 2 (1.69%) WebSphere
7 2 (1.69%) WordPress
7 2 (1.69%) Drupal
7 2 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (1.69%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.85%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
8 1 (0.85%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.85%) CICS
Applications
1 7 (5.93%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.39%) MS Office
3 2 (1.69%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (1.69%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.85%) MS Project
4 1 (0.85%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.69%) Magento
1 2 (1.69%) Temenos T24
2 1 (0.85%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.85%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.69%) Amazon S3
2 2 (1.69%) Heroku
2 2 (1.69%) GitHub
3 1 (0.85%) IaaS
3 1 (0.85%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (25.42%) SSL
2 28 (23.73%) FTP
3 27 (22.88%) TCP/IP
4 26 (22.03%) HTTP
5 23 (19.49%) DNS
6 19 (16.10%) HTTPS
7 17 (14.41%) SAN
8 15 (12.71%) VPN
8 15 (12.71%) Firewall
9 12 (10.17%) SNMP
10 11 (9.32%) SMTP
11 10 (8.47%) LDAP
12 8 (6.78%) DHCP
12 8 (6.78%) Internet
13 6 (5.08%) NAS
13 6 (5.08%) PuTTY
14 4 (3.39%) Telnet
14 4 (3.39%) LAN
14 4 (3.39%) Ethernet
15 3 (2.54%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (16.10%) MySQL
2 10 (8.47%) RDBMS
2 10 (8.47%) SQL Server
2 10 (8.47%) Relational Database
3 7 (5.93%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (5.08%) Ingres
5 5 (4.24%) Oracle Database
5 5 (4.24%) JasperReports
6 4 (3.39%) MS Access
6 4 (3.39%) Oracle Reports
6 4 (3.39%) DB2
7 3 (2.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (1.69%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.69%) NonStop SQL
8 2 (1.69%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (1.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (1.69%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (1.69%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.85%) Big Data
9 1 (0.85%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (9.32%) Subversion
2 10 (8.47%) Git (software)
3 5 (4.24%) GCC
3 5 (4.24%) PHPUnit
4 2 (1.69%) JUnit
4 2 (1.69%) RSpec
4 2 (1.69%) Cucumber
4 2 (1.69%) Karma Test Runner
4 2 (1.69%) Sublime Text
5 1 (0.85%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.85%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.85%) JIRA
5 1 (0.85%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.85%) NUnit
General
1 20 (16.95%) Banking
2 19 (16.10%) Finance
3 9 (7.63%) Telecoms
4 7 (5.93%) Investment Banking
5 6 (5.08%) Retail
6 4 (3.39%) Marketing
7 3 (2.54%) Financial Institution
8 2 (1.69%) Automotive
8 2 (1.69%) Legal
8 2 (1.69%) Publishing
9 1 (0.85%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.85%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 35 (29.66%) Developer
2 25 (21.19%) Analyst
3 12 (10.17%) Java Developer
4 11 (9.32%) Support Analyst
4 11 (9.32%) Administrator
5 9 (7.63%) Systems Administrator
6 8 (6.78%) Linux Administrator
7 7 (5.93%) Applications Support Analyst
7 7 (5.93%) Consultant
7 7 (5.93%) Applications Support
8 6 (5.08%) Applications Developer
8 6 (5.08%) Software Engineer
8 6 (5.08%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 6 (5.08%) Technical Analyst
8 6 (5.08%) Security Specialist
8 6 (5.08%) Designer
9 5 (4.24%) Linux Engineer
9 5 (4.24%) PHP Developer
9 5 (4.24%) UNIX Administrator
9 5 (4.24%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (18.64%) HTML
2 18 (15.25%) CSS
3 16 (13.56%) XML
4 13 (11.02%) SOAP
5 11 (9.32%) Web Services
6 10 (8.47%) jQuery
7 9 (7.63%) JSP
8 8 (6.78%) Struts
8 8 (6.78%) Java EE
9 7 (5.93%) HTML5
9 7 (5.93%) Middleware
10 6 (5.08%) Hibernate
10 6 (5.08%) JDBC
10 6 (5.08%) .NET
10 6 (5.08%) Laravel
11 5 (4.24%) REST
11 5 (4.24%) DAO
11 5 (4.24%) J2EE
11 5 (4.24%) CGI
12 4 (3.39%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.47%) Clustering
2 9 (7.63%) PKI
3 6 (5.08%) Client/Server
3 6 (5.08%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (4.24%) Open Source
4 5 (4.24%) N-Tier
4 5 (4.24%) IVR
5 4 (3.39%) EFT
6 3 (2.54%) Algorithms
6 3 (2.54%) Enterprise Storage
6 3 (2.54%) VLE
6 3 (2.54%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.69%) Tandem
7 2 (1.69%) Equities
7 2 (1.69%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.69%) Visualisation
7 2 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.85%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.85%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 67 (56.78%) Linux
2 50 (42.37%) UNIX
3 37 (31.36%) Windows
4 27 (22.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 21 (17.80%) Solaris
6 17 (14.41%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (6.78%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (5.93%) AIX
8 7 (5.93%) VMS
9 6 (5.08%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (4.24%) Windows 7
11 4 (3.39%) SUSE
11 4 (3.39%) HPUX
11 4 (3.39%) CentOS
12 3 (2.54%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 3 (2.54%) Windows XP
13 2 (1.69%) FreeBSD
13 2 (1.69%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.85%) openSUSE
14 1 (0.85%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (16.10%) Migration
2 14 (11.86%) OO
3 13 (11.02%) Configuration Management
4 10 (8.47%) ITIL
5 9 (7.63%) MVC
6 8 (6.78%) Validation
7 7 (5.93%) Change Control
7 7 (5.93%) Penetration Testing
7 7 (5.93%) Software Engineering
8 6 (5.08%) Business Continuity
8 6 (5.08%) Risk Assessment
8 6 (5.08%) Information Security
9 5 (4.24%) Performance Tuning
9 5 (4.24%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (4.24%) TDD
10 4 (3.39%) ITSM
10 4 (3.39%) Identity Management
10 4 (3.39%) E-Commerce
10 4 (3.39%) Incident Management
10 4 (3.39%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 36 (30.51%) SQL
2 35 (29.66%) Java
3 34 (28.81%) Perl
4 25 (21.19%) Bash Shell
5 24 (20.34%) PHP
6 19 (16.10%) Korn
7 17 (14.41%) JavaScript
8 14 (11.86%) PowerShell
9 13 (11.02%) Python
9 13 (11.02%) Shell Script
10 12 (10.17%) XPath
11 8 (6.78%) C++
12 7 (5.93%) Ruby
13 6 (5.08%) C
14 4 (3.39%) C#
14 4 (3.39%) sed
15 3 (2.54%) ActionScript 2.0
15 3 (2.54%) ActionScript
15 3 (2.54%) T-SQL
15 3 (2.54%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 10 (8.47%) Degree
2 5 (4.24%) CISSP
3 4 (3.39%) CISM
4 3 (2.54%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.69%) CCNA
5 2 (1.69%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.69%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.69%) MCSE
5 2 (1.69%) HNC
5 2 (1.69%) RHCSA
6 1 (0.85%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (0.85%) RHCE
6 1 (0.85%) Check Point Certification
6 1 (0.85%) CCSA
6 1 (0.85%) CCSE
6 1 (0.85%) GCIA
6 1 (0.85%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.69%) SLA
1 2 (1.69%) COBIT
1 2 (1.69%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.85%) COSO
2 1 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.85%) QA
System Software
1 19 (16.10%) NFS
1 19 (16.10%) Active Directory
2 14 (11.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (7.63%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 7 (5.93%) Hyper-V
5 5 (4.24%) OpenSSH
5 5 (4.24%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 3 (2.54%) Samba
7 2 (1.69%) VMware Workstation
7 2 (1.69%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (1.69%) PowerHA
8 1 (0.85%) vSphere
8 1 (0.85%) Cygwin
8 1 (0.85%) XenApp
8 1 (0.85%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 1 (0.85%) Veritas File System
8 1 (0.85%) Firmware
8 1 (0.85%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 17 (14.41%) Puppet
2 5 (4.24%) NetBackup
3 4 (3.39%) Nagios
3 4 (3.39%) SCCM
3 4 (3.39%) SCOM
4 3 (2.54%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 3 (2.54%) SCOrch
4 3 (2.54%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 3 (2.54%) SCSM
4 3 (2.54%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 3 (2.54%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (1.69%) Tivoli
5 2 (1.69%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (1.69%) BladeLogic
5 2 (1.69%) SCVMM
5 2 (1.69%) HP SIM
5 2 (1.69%) YaST
5 2 (1.69%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.85%) ITRS Geneos
6 1 (0.85%) Opsview
Vendors
1 41 (34.75%) Oracle
2 26 (22.03%) VMware
3 25 (21.19%) Red Hat
4 16 (13.56%) Microsoft
5 10 (8.47%) Symantec
6 9 (7.63%) Sun
7 8 (6.78%) IBM
7 8 (6.78%) HP
8 7 (5.93%) Veritas
8 7 (5.93%) Cisco
9 6 (5.08%) NetApp
9 6 (5.08%) CheckPoint
10 5 (4.24%) Dell
10 5 (4.24%) EMC
10 5 (4.24%) Citrix
11 4 (3.39%) Zend
11 4 (3.39%) Cyber-Ark
12 3 (2.54%) F5
12 3 (2.54%) 3PAR
12 3 (2.54%) SAP
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