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 2 July 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Secure Shell (SSH)
Rank 514 477 515
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +38
Contract jobs citing SSH 72 94 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.14% 0.19% 0.060%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.99% 1.42% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 62 16
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£350 £369 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.08% +36.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £281 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £523 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £377 £383 £270
% change year-on-year
-1.34% +41.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Average hourly rate £187.50 £30.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+525.00% -7.69%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £187.50 £30.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+525.00% -7.69%
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
7252 6633 6399
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.50% 13.65% 14.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 4142 3638 3359
Average daily rate £361 £355 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.54% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £205 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 430 368 496
Average hourly rate £22.22 £19.00 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.94% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.25 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.60 £40.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £18.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+28.37% -26.00%

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 2 July 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 2 July 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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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 -9 27 £344 -3.16% 8
South East -18 23 £425 +18.71% 6
East of England - 15 £377 - 3
North West -14 6 £275 - 2
South West -9 1 - - 8
Yorkshire -27 1 - -
SSH
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SSH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 63 (57.27%) Linux
2 46 (41.82%) Windows
3 42 (38.18%) UNIX
4 40 (36.36%) Oracle
5 29 (26.36%) LDAP
6 28 (25.45%) Solaris
7 27 (24.55%) Finance
8 26 (23.64%) Red Hat
9 25 (22.73%) FTP
10 24 (21.82%) Java
10 24 (21.82%) TCP/IP
10 24 (21.82%) SSL
10 24 (21.82%) Telnet
11 23 (20.91%) Microsoft
12 22 (20.00%) Python
13 21 (19.09%) Apache
13 21 (19.09%) Sun
13 21 (19.09%) DNS
13 21 (19.09%) Firewall
14 20 (18.18%) SQL
15 19 (17.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 18 (16.36%) Active Directory
17 17 (15.45%) VPN
17 17 (15.45%) Shell Script
17 17 (15.45%) HTTP
17 17 (15.45%) VMware
18 16 (14.55%) Identity Management
18 16 (14.55%) PKI
18 16 (14.55%) Cisco
18 16 (14.55%) IBM

SSH
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 21 (19.09%) Apache
2 8 (7.27%) Tomcat
2 8 (7.27%) WebLogic
2 8 (7.27%) JBoss
3 5 (4.55%) SharePoint
4 4 (3.64%) CMS
4 4 (3.64%) WordPress
4 4 (3.64%) OpenStack
5 3 (2.73%) WebSphere
5 3 (2.73%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (2.73%) MS Exchange
5 3 (2.73%) MQSeries
6 2 (1.82%) IIS
6 2 (1.82%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (1.82%) Moodle
7 1 (0.91%) SAS
7 1 (0.91%) CICS
Applications
1 10 (9.09%) MS Office
2 9 (8.18%) MS Excel
3 5 (4.55%) MS Visio
4 4 (3.64%) MS Project
5 2 (1.82%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.91%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (3.64%) Magento
2 2 (1.82%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (1.82%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 10 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (4.55%) AWS CloudFormation
2 5 (4.55%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 4 (3.64%) PaaS
3 4 (3.64%) IaaS
4 3 (2.73%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (1.82%) Amazon Glacier
5 2 (1.82%) Amazon EMR
5 2 (1.82%) GitHub
5 2 (1.82%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (1.82%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.91%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (26.36%) LDAP
2 25 (22.73%) FTP
3 24 (21.82%) TCP/IP
3 24 (21.82%) SSL
3 24 (21.82%) Telnet
4 21 (19.09%) Firewall
4 21 (19.09%) DNS
5 17 (15.45%) VPN
5 17 (15.45%) HTTP
6 14 (12.73%) SNMP
6 14 (12.73%) Internet
7 13 (11.82%) SMTP
7 13 (11.82%) PuTTY
8 12 (10.91%) DHCP
9 10 (9.09%) SAN
10 8 (7.27%) VoIP
10 8 (7.27%) WAN
10 8 (7.27%) LAN
11 7 (6.36%) Wireless
11 7 (6.36%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (10.91%) MySQL
2 10 (9.09%) SQL Server
3 7 (6.36%) Oracle Database
4 6 (5.45%) Relational Database
4 6 (5.45%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (5.45%) RDBMS
5 3 (2.73%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (1.82%) Amazon Redshift
6 2 (1.82%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (1.82%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.82%) Oracle Discoverer
6 2 (1.82%) DB2
6 2 (1.82%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.91%) Oracle9i Database
7 1 (0.91%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 11 (10.00%) Toad
2 4 (3.64%) Subversion
2 4 (3.64%) JIRA
2 4 (3.64%) Git (software)
3 3 (2.73%) Jenkins
3 3 (2.73%) Maven
3 3 (2.73%) Ant
4 2 (1.82%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (1.82%) Hudson
General
1 27 (24.55%) Finance
2 9 (8.18%) Banking
3 5 (4.55%) Financial Institution
4 4 (3.64%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.82%) Retail
5 2 (1.82%) Billing
5 2 (1.82%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.82%) Publishing
5 2 (1.82%) Games
6 1 (0.91%) Marketing
6 1 (0.91%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 24 (21.82%) Analyst
2 16 (14.55%) Developer
3 10 (9.09%) Consultant
3 10 (9.09%) Administrator
4 7 (6.36%) Support Analyst
4 7 (6.36%) Architect
5 6 (5.45%) Systems Administrator
5 6 (5.45%) Linux Administrator
5 6 (5.45%) Cyber-Ark Consultant
6 5 (4.55%) Cloud Architect
6 5 (4.55%) PHP Developer
6 5 (4.55%) UNIX Engineer
7 4 (3.64%) Project Manager
7 4 (3.64%) Software Engineer
7 4 (3.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (3.64%) Technical Analyst
7 4 (3.64%) Incident Analyst
8 3 (2.73%) DevOps Engineer
8 3 (2.73%) UNIX Support
8 3 (2.73%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (11.82%) .NET
2 11 (10.00%) Middleware
3 10 (9.09%) Web Services
4 8 (7.27%) HTML
5 6 (5.45%) XML
6 5 (4.55%) boto
7 4 (3.64%) CSS
7 4 (3.64%) SailPoint
8 2 (1.82%) Application Packaging
8 2 (1.82%) Silverlight
8 2 (1.82%) RESTful
8 2 (1.82%) SOAP
8 2 (1.82%) J2EE
8 2 (1.82%) REST
9 1 (0.91%) CSS3
9 1 (0.91%) Regular Expression
9 1 (0.91%) JMS
9 1 (0.91%) Ajax
9 1 (0.91%) ISPF
9 1 (0.91%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 16 (14.55%) PKI
2 14 (12.73%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (9.09%) Data Centre
4 7 (6.36%) Client/Server
5 6 (5.45%) Management Information System
6 4 (3.64%) Computer Science
6 4 (3.64%) Algorithms
6 4 (3.64%) Enterprise Storage
7 3 (2.73%) Statistics
8 2 (1.82%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (1.82%) Video on Demand
8 2 (1.82%) IPTV
8 2 (1.82%) STB
8 2 (1.82%) Streaming Video
8 2 (1.82%) Clustering
8 2 (1.82%) MPEG
8 2 (1.82%) DTV
8 2 (1.82%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.91%) Smartcard
9 1 (0.91%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 63 (57.27%) Linux
2 46 (41.82%) Windows
3 42 (38.18%) UNIX
4 28 (25.45%) Solaris
5 19 (17.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 13 (11.82%) AIX
7 8 (7.27%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (5.45%) CentOS
9 5 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (2.73%) Debian
11 2 (1.82%) HPUX
11 2 (1.82%) zOS
12 1 (0.91%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.91%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.91%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.91%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.91%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (14.55%) Identity Management
2 11 (10.00%) SIEM
2 11 (10.00%) Capacity Management
3 7 (6.36%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (5.45%) Information Security
4 6 (5.45%) Document Management
4 6 (5.45%) Change Management
4 6 (5.45%) Analytics
4 6 (5.45%) Network Monitoring
4 6 (5.45%) Load Balancing
5 5 (4.55%) Cyber Security
5 5 (4.55%) Software Deployment
5 5 (4.55%) ITIL
5 5 (4.55%) Configuration Management
5 5 (4.55%) Security Management
5 5 (4.55%) Migration
5 5 (4.55%) Auto-Scaling
5 5 (4.55%) Patch Management
6 4 (3.64%) ITSM
6 4 (3.64%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 24 (21.82%) Java
2 22 (20.00%) Python
3 20 (18.18%) SQL
4 17 (15.45%) Shell Script
5 14 (12.73%) Perl
6 12 (10.91%) PHP
7 10 (9.09%) Bash Shell
8 7 (6.36%) C
8 7 (6.36%) Korn
9 6 (5.45%) Ruby
10 5 (4.55%) sed
10 5 (4.55%) C#
10 5 (4.55%) C++
10 5 (4.55%) PL/SQL
11 4 (3.64%) PowerShell
11 4 (3.64%) Bourne shell
12 3 (2.73%) C-shell
13 2 (1.82%) JavaScript
13 2 (1.82%) AWK
14 1 (0.91%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (7.27%) Degree
2 5 (4.55%) RHCE
3 4 (3.64%) GCIA
3 4 (3.64%) GCIH
3 4 (3.64%) CISSP
4 3 (2.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (2.73%) OCA
4 3 (2.73%) Oracle Certification
5 2 (1.82%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.82%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.91%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.91%) CCIE
6 1 (0.91%) CCNP
6 1 (0.91%) CCDP
6 1 (0.91%) AWS Certification
6 1 (0.91%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.91%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.55%) SLA
2 4 (3.64%) COBIT
2 4 (3.64%) PCI DSS
2 4 (3.64%) COSO
3 1 (0.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 18 (16.36%) Active Directory
2 12 (10.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
4 7 (6.36%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 6 (5.45%) Tivoli Directory Server
6 5 (4.55%) vSphere
7 4 (3.64%) OpenSSH
7 4 (3.64%) Hyper-V
7 4 (3.64%) Postfix
7 4 (3.64%) Terminal Services
7 4 (3.64%) SpamAssassin
8 3 (2.73%) KVM
8 3 (2.73%) RHEV
8 3 (2.73%) NFS
8 3 (2.73%) qmail
8 3 (2.73%) VMware ESX
9 2 (1.82%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 2 (1.82%) Samba
9 2 (1.82%) Oracle RAC
9 2 (1.82%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 13 (11.82%) Tivoli Identity Manager
2 10 (9.09%) Tivoli
2 10 (9.09%) Puppet
3 8 (7.27%) CA Single Sign-On
4 7 (6.36%) NetBackup
5 6 (5.45%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 6 (5.45%) Norton AntiVirus
5 6 (5.45%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (4.55%) Novell Identity Manager
7 4 (3.64%) Ansible
7 4 (3.64%) SELinux
7 4 (3.64%) Oracle ZFS
8 3 (2.73%) yum
8 3 (2.73%) BladeLogic
8 3 (2.73%) EMC NetWorker
9 2 (1.82%) Red Hat Satellite
9 2 (1.82%) Cisco CUCM
9 2 (1.82%) BMC PATROL
9 2 (1.82%) Nagios
9 2 (1.82%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 40 (36.36%) Oracle
2 26 (23.64%) Red Hat
3 23 (20.91%) Microsoft
4 21 (19.09%) Sun
5 17 (15.45%) VMware
6 16 (14.55%) Cisco
6 16 (14.55%) IBM
7 15 (13.64%) Cyber-Ark
8 11 (10.00%) CA
9 10 (9.09%) HP
10 9 (8.18%) EMC
11 7 (6.36%) Dell
12 6 (5.45%) Novell
12 6 (5.45%) Symantec
13 5 (4.55%) BMC
13 5 (4.55%) ArcSight
14 4 (3.64%) McAfee
14 4 (3.64%) ForgeRock
15 3 (2.73%) Ruckus Wireless
15 3 (2.73%) Aruba
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