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 16 January 2017 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Secure Shell (SSH)
UK / England
Rank 477 488 539
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +51
Contract jobs citing SSH 98 102 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.24% 0.22% 0.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.57% 1.55% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 52 35
Median daily rate £475 £465 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.15% +29.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £325 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £428
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £475 £355
% change year-on-year
- +33.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £12.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -60.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £12.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- -60.00%

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
6260 6592 6894
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 15.10% 14.44% 14.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 3817 3881 3971
Median daily rate £400 £400 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £245 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 307 346 385
Median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +27.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.90 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.58 £30.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
-11.41% +26.31%

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 16 January 2017.

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 16 January 2017. 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 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 -1 42 £475 +5.55% 12
South East +21 30 £475 +8.57% 4
North East -20 8 £313 -36.86%
South West +19 4 £350 +9.80% 3
West Midlands -8 4 - - 1
Yorkshire - 4 £575 - 1
North West +7 2 £400 +18.51% 1
East Midlands - 2 £450 - 2
East of England -2 1 - -
SSH
UK

SSH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, 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.

1 199 (76.54%) Linux
2 136 (52.31%) DNS
3 133 (51.15%) Oracle
4 127 (48.85%) VMware
5 116 (44.62%) Puppet
6 114 (43.85%) Git (software)
7 112 (43.08%) SC Cleared
7 112 (43.08%) Security Cleared
8 110 (42.31%) Apache
9 109 (41.92%) DevOps
10 108 (41.54%) Agile Software Development
11 105 (40.38%) Ansible
12 100 (38.46%) Configuration Management
13 99 (38.08%) Shell Script
14 98 (37.69%) OpenLDAP
14 98 (37.69%) Amazon AWS
15 97 (37.31%) JIRA
16 95 (36.54%) Hadoop
17 94 (36.15%) Scrum
18 93 (35.77%) Jenkins
18 93 (35.77%) Docker
19 92 (35.38%) Kubernetes
20 91 (35.00%) logstash
20 91 (35.00%) OpenVPN
20 91 (35.00%) Maven
21 90 (34.62%) ZABBIX
21 90 (34.62%) PostgreSQL
21 90 (34.62%) Sonatype Nexus
21 90 (34.62%) Terraform
21 90 (34.62%) Rancher

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
1 110 (42.31%) Apache
2 88 (33.85%) Elasticsearch
3 84 (32.31%) Confluence
4 23 (8.85%) Tomcat
5 15 (5.77%) nginx
6 13 (5.00%) WebLogic
7 11 (4.23%) JBoss
8 8 (3.08%) MS Exchange
9 6 (2.31%) IIS
10 4 (1.54%) WebSphere
11 3 (1.15%) iPlanet
11 3 (1.15%) MQSeries
11 3 (1.15%) OpenStack
11 3 (1.15%) WebLogic Portal
12 2 (0.77%) ColdFusion
12 2 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2010
12 2 (0.77%) Oracle Workflow
13 1 (0.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 1 (0.38%) Skype for Business
13 1 (0.38%) WordPress
Applications
1 83 (31.92%) HipChat
2 15 (5.77%) MS Excel
3 10 (3.85%) MS Office
4 9 (3.46%) MS Visio
5 4 (1.54%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.77%) MS Project
7 1 (0.38%) LaTeX
Business Applications
1 6 (2.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.77%) Magento
3 1 (0.38%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 98 (37.69%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (2.31%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.77%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (0.77%) Amazon S3
3 2 (0.77%) G Suite
3 2 (0.77%) IaaS
3 2 (0.77%) Route 53
4 1 (0.38%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (0.38%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (0.38%) GitHub
4 1 (0.38%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 136 (52.31%) DNS
2 98 (37.69%) OpenLDAP
3 91 (35.00%) OpenVPN
4 51 (19.62%) FTP
5 50 (19.23%) Firewall
5 50 (19.23%) HTTP
6 49 (18.85%) SSL
7 41 (15.77%) IPsec
8 39 (15.00%) TCP/IP
9 38 (14.62%) VPN
10 33 (12.69%) LDAP
11 32 (12.31%) Internet
12 25 (9.62%) SAN
13 23 (8.85%) Reverse Proxy
14 21 (8.08%) DHCP
14 21 (8.08%) NAS
15 20 (7.69%) LAN
15 20 (7.69%) SMTP
16 15 (5.77%) ICMP
16 15 (5.77%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 95 (36.54%) Hadoop
2 90 (34.62%) PostgreSQL
3 28 (10.77%) Oracle Database
4 25 (9.62%) Oracle Database 11g
5 15 (5.77%) MySQL
6 14 (5.38%) SQL Server
7 5 (1.92%) DB2
8 4 (1.54%) RDBMS
8 4 (1.54%) Relational Database
9 3 (1.15%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (1.15%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (0.77%) Data Mining
10 2 (0.77%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 114 (43.85%) Git (software)
2 97 (37.31%) JIRA
3 93 (35.77%) Jenkins
4 91 (35.00%) Maven
5 90 (34.62%) Sonatype Nexus
6 89 (34.23%) Ant
7 88 (33.85%) JUnit
7 88 (33.85%) SonarQube
8 87 (33.46%) Liquibase
9 83 (31.92%) JIRA Agile
10 59 (22.69%) Bitbucket
11 4 (1.54%) Subversion
11 4 (1.54%) Toad
12 3 (1.15%) Cucumber
12 3 (1.15%) Team Foundation Server
12 3 (1.15%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 3 (1.15%) Zephyr
13 2 (0.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 2 (0.77%) Phabricator
14 1 (0.38%) ClearCase
General
1 41 (15.77%) Finance
2 10 (3.85%) Telecoms
3 9 (3.46%) Banking
4 7 (2.69%) Manufacturing
5 6 (2.31%) Electronics
5 6 (2.31%) Marketing
6 3 (1.15%) Advertising
7 2 (0.77%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.38%) Billing
8 1 (0.38%) Games
8 1 (0.38%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.38%) Japanese Language
8 1 (0.38%) Law
8 1 (0.38%) Retail
Job Titles
1 68 (26.15%) DevOps Engineer
2 33 (12.69%) Administrator
3 32 (12.31%) Developer
4 30 (11.54%) Consultant
5 26 (10.00%) Senior DevOps
5 26 (10.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 25 (9.62%) Systems Administrator
7 18 (6.92%) Java Developer
8 17 (6.54%) Linux Administrator
8 17 (6.54%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 16 (6.15%) Lead DevOps
10 15 (5.77%) DevOps Consultant
10 15 (5.77%) Network Engineer
11 13 (5.00%) Linux Engineer
12 11 (4.23%) Support Engineer
12 11 (4.23%) Unix Administrator
13 10 (3.85%) Analyst
13 10 (3.85%) Security Engineer
14 9 (3.46%) Java Engineer
15 8 (3.08%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (33.85%) ELK Stack
1 88 (33.85%) MCollective
2 87 (33.46%) Software Packaging
3 15 (5.77%) HTML
3 15 (5.77%) REST
3 15 (5.77%) SOAP
4 13 (5.00%) CSS
4 13 (5.00%) Web Services
5 9 (3.46%) LAMP
6 7 (2.69%) 802.1X
7 6 (2.31%) Middleware
7 6 (2.31%) XML
8 5 (1.92%) JSP
9 4 (1.54%) Gherkin
9 4 (1.54%) J2EE
9 4 (1.54%) Leaflet
9 4 (1.54%) OpenLayers
10 3 (1.15%) JDBC
10 3 (1.15%) Oracle GoldenGate
10 3 (1.15%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 25 (9.62%) Data Centre
2 14 (5.38%) PKI
3 13 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (3.85%) Enterprise Storage
5 9 (3.46%) Client/Server
6 8 (3.08%) Management Information System
7 7 (2.69%) CESG
7 7 (2.69%) Cryptography
7 7 (2.69%) Replication
7 7 (2.69%) Virtual Team
8 6 (2.31%) Clustering
8 6 (2.31%) Computer Science
8 6 (2.31%) Private Cloud
9 5 (1.92%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 5 (1.92%) Hedge funds
10 3 (1.15%) Algorithms
10 3 (1.15%) EMC VNX
10 3 (1.15%) HP StoreVirtual
10 3 (1.15%) User Experience
10 3 (1.15%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 199 (76.54%) Linux
2 89 (34.23%) CentOS
3 83 (31.92%) Unix
4 69 (26.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 54 (20.77%) Windows
6 27 (10.38%) Solaris
7 17 (6.54%) Ubuntu
8 13 (5.00%) Debian
8 13 (5.00%) RancherOS
8 13 (5.00%) VyOS
9 12 (4.62%) AIX
9 12 (4.62%) Windows Server
10 7 (2.69%) Windows XP
11 6 (2.31%) Windows Vista
12 5 (1.92%) SUSE
13 4 (1.54%) HPUX
13 4 (1.54%) Windows Server 2008
14 2 (0.77%) Data ONTAP
14 2 (0.77%) FreeBSD
14 2 (0.77%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (41.92%) DevOps
2 108 (41.54%) Agile Software Development
3 100 (38.46%) Configuration Management
4 94 (36.15%) Scrum
5 89 (34.23%) Identity Management
6 88 (33.85%) Continuous Delivery
6 88 (33.85%) Continuous Integration
6 88 (33.85%) Service Management
7 70 (26.92%) Workflow
8 60 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
9 58 (22.31%) Case Management
10 53 (20.38%) Coaching
11 18 (6.92%) Load Balancing
12 13 (5.00%) High Availability
13 12 (4.62%) Change Management
13 12 (4.62%) Prototyping
14 11 (4.23%) Security Monitoring
15 10 (3.85%) Open Source
15 10 (3.85%) Patch Management
16 9 (3.46%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 99 (38.08%) Shell Script
2 70 (26.92%) Ruby
3 47 (18.08%) Perl
4 39 (15.00%) Java
5 38 (14.62%) Bash Shell
5 38 (14.62%) SQL
6 28 (10.77%) Python
7 27 (10.38%) JavaScript
8 23 (8.85%) PHP
9 21 (8.08%) PowerShell
10 18 (6.92%) Korn
11 10 (3.85%) AWK
11 10 (3.85%) PL/SQL
11 10 (3.85%) sed
12 5 (1.92%) Scala
13 3 (1.15%) C
14 2 (0.77%) VB
15 1 (0.38%) C#
15 1 (0.38%) C++
15 1 (0.38%) R
Qualifications
1 112 (43.08%) SC Cleared
1 112 (43.08%) Security Cleared
2 33 (12.69%) CTC Cleared
3 21 (8.08%) BPSS Clearance
4 20 (7.69%) CISSP
5 15 (5.77%) Cisco Certification
6 11 (4.23%) CCNP
7 8 (3.08%) Degree
7 8 (3.08%) DV Cleared
8 7 (2.69%) CCIE
8 7 (2.69%) CESG Certified Professional
9 6 (2.31%) CISM
10 5 (1.92%) CEH
10 5 (1.92%) CISA
11 4 (1.54%) CCNA
11 4 (1.54%) ISEB
11 4 (1.54%) ISTQB
12 2 (0.77%) CCDP
12 2 (0.77%) Microsoft Certification
12 2 (0.77%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 4 (1.54%) COBIT
2 4 (1.54%) PCI DSS
2 4 (1.54%) SLA
3 3 (1.15%) JSP 440
4 2 (0.77%) COSO
4 2 (0.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.77%) RMADS
4 2 (0.77%) SAS 70
5 1 (0.38%) Government Security Classifications
System Software
1 93 (35.77%) Docker
2 88 (33.85%) Squid
2 88 (33.85%) vCloud
3 87 (33.46%) Postfix
4 37 (14.23%) Active Directory
5 32 (12.31%) VMware Infrastructure
6 24 (9.23%) NFS
7 11 (4.23%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 8 (3.08%) Veritas File System
9 7 (2.69%) Sendmail
9 7 (2.69%) Virtual Servers
9 7 (2.69%) vSphere
10 5 (1.92%) Virtual Machines
11 4 (1.54%) Veritas Volume Manager
11 4 (1.54%) VMware ESX
12 3 (1.15%) Forefront TMG
12 3 (1.15%) Hyper-V
12 3 (1.15%) Oracle RAC
12 3 (1.15%) Samba
12 3 (1.15%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 116 (44.62%) Puppet
2 105 (40.38%) Ansible
3 92 (35.38%) Kubernetes
4 91 (35.00%) logstash
5 90 (34.62%) Rancher
5 90 (34.62%) Terraform
5 90 (34.62%) ZABBIX
6 88 (33.85%) Kibana
7 23 (8.85%) Consul
7 23 (8.85%) Packer
8 20 (7.69%) Nagios
9 15 (5.77%) SELinux
10 14 (5.38%) HAProxy
11 10 (3.85%) OpenView
12 8 (3.08%) Veritas Storage Foundation
13 7 (2.69%) NetBackup
14 6 (2.31%) EMC Navisphere
15 5 (1.92%) BMC PATROL
16 4 (1.54%) HP Data Protector
16 4 (1.54%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 133 (51.15%) Oracle
2 127 (48.85%) VMware
3 88 (33.85%) Sonatype
4 59 (22.69%) Atlassian
5 44 (16.92%) Red Hat
6 33 (12.69%) Microsoft
7 24 (9.23%) AppDynamics
8 23 (8.85%) Cisco
8 23 (8.85%) HP
9 16 (6.15%) Sun
10 15 (5.77%) Veritas
11 14 (5.38%) NetApp
12 13 (5.00%) Juniper
12 13 (5.00%) Vyatta
13 12 (4.62%) CheckPoint
13 12 (4.62%) Palo Alto
14 11 (4.23%) Citrix
14 11 (4.23%) EMC
15 10 (3.85%) Fortinet
16 9 (3.46%) Brocade
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