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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Secure Shell (SSH)
Rank 526 504 494
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -10
Contract jobs citing SSH 63 55 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.12% 0.12% 0.089%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.86% 0.85% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 34 31
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£375 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £540 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £298 £300
% change year-on-year
+26.05% -0.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £30.00 £10.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+200.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £10.00 -
% change year-on-year
+200.00% -
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
7286 6452 7186
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.44% 13.66% 15.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 4224 3572 3591
Average daily rate £365 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £215 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 395 397 635
Average hourly rate £21.50 £19.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.25% -7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £20.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+14.63% -2.38%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 +12 23 £375 -11.76% 6
South East -13 17 £400 - 4
North West -1 8 £350 +40.00%
East of England - 7 £375 - 1
South West -29 3 £375 +26.05% 1
Yorkshire -10 2 £430 - 2
West Midlands -17 2 £360 +44.00%
North East - 1 - -
East Midlands - - - - 1
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SSH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 85 (61.59%) Linux
2 59 (42.75%) UNIX
3 48 (34.78%) Oracle
4 40 (28.99%) Apache
5 39 (28.26%) Java
6 37 (26.81%) Windows
7 35 (25.36%) SQL
7 35 (25.36%) HTML
7 35 (25.36%) TCP/IP
8 34 (24.64%) Perl
9 33 (23.91%) SSL
10 32 (23.19%) HTTP
11 31 (22.46%) FTP
12 30 (21.74%) DNS
13 28 (20.29%) Red Hat
13 28 (20.29%) JavaScript
13 28 (20.29%) CSS
13 28 (20.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 26 (18.84%) MySQL
15 25 (18.12%) PHP
15 25 (18.12%) Firewall
15 25 (18.12%) VMware
16 24 (17.39%) XML
16 24 (17.39%) HTTPS
16 24 (17.39%) Bash Shell
17 21 (15.22%) Banking
17 21 (15.22%) Korn
17 21 (15.22%) Solaris
18 20 (14.49%) Finance
19 19 (13.77%) Migration

SSH
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 40 (28.99%) Apache
2 14 (10.14%) WebLogic
3 12 (8.70%) Tomcat
4 9 (6.52%) JBoss
5 6 (4.35%) IIS
6 4 (2.90%) WebSphere
7 3 (2.17%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 3 (2.17%) SharePoint
7 3 (2.17%) Confluence
8 2 (1.45%) Drupal
8 2 (1.45%) WordPress
8 2 (1.45%) Moodle
8 2 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (1.45%) OpenStack
8 2 (1.45%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.72%) CICS
9 1 (0.72%) CMS
9 1 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.72%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.72%) nginx
Applications
1 10 (7.25%) Adobe Illustrator
1 10 (7.25%) Photoshop
2 5 (3.62%) MS Excel
3 4 (2.90%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.45%) Temenos T24
1 2 (1.45%) Magento
2 1 (0.72%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.72%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.72%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 10 (7.25%) GitHub
1 10 (7.25%) Heroku
1 10 (7.25%) Amazon S3
2 5 (3.62%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.45%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.72%) IaaS
4 1 (0.72%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.72%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (25.36%) TCP/IP
2 33 (23.91%) SSL
3 32 (23.19%) HTTP
4 31 (22.46%) FTP
5 30 (21.74%) DNS
6 25 (18.12%) Firewall
7 24 (17.39%) HTTPS
8 19 (13.77%) VPN
9 16 (11.59%) SAN
10 12 (8.70%) LDAP
11 11 (7.97%) SNMP
11 11 (7.97%) SMTP
12 10 (7.25%) DHCP
13 8 (5.80%) PuTTY
13 8 (5.80%) Internet
14 7 (5.07%) IPsec
15 6 (4.35%) NAS
15 6 (4.35%) Network Security
15 6 (4.35%) Wireless
15 6 (4.35%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (18.84%) MySQL
2 15 (10.87%) PostgreSQL
3 11 (7.97%) RDBMS
3 11 (7.97%) Relational Database
4 10 (7.25%) MongoDB
4 10 (7.25%) SQL Server
5 8 (5.80%) Oracle Database
6 6 (4.35%) Ingres
7 5 (3.62%) JasperReports
8 4 (2.90%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (2.90%) DB2
8 4 (2.90%) MS Access
8 4 (2.90%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (1.45%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (1.45%) NonStop SQL
9 2 (1.45%) NoSQL
9 2 (1.45%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (1.45%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (0.72%) SQLPlus
10 1 (0.72%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 14 (10.14%) Subversion
2 10 (7.25%) Sublime Text
2 10 (7.25%) Karma Test Runner
2 10 (7.25%) Cucumber
2 10 (7.25%) RSpec
3 9 (6.52%) Git (software)
4 6 (4.35%) JIRA
5 5 (3.62%) GCC
5 5 (3.62%) PHPUnit
6 3 (2.17%) Maven
6 3 (2.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (1.45%) JUnit
8 1 (0.72%) JDeveloper
8 1 (0.72%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.72%) ClearCase
8 1 (0.72%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.72%) Ant
8 1 (0.72%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.72%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.72%) NUnit
General
1 21 (15.22%) Banking
2 20 (14.49%) Finance
3 10 (7.25%) Telecoms
4 9 (6.52%) Investment Banking
5 6 (4.35%) Retail
6 4 (2.90%) Marketing
7 3 (2.17%) Publishing
7 3 (2.17%) Financial Institution
8 2 (1.45%) Front Office
8 2 (1.45%) Automotive
8 2 (1.45%) Legal
9 1 (0.72%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 41 (29.71%) Developer
2 24 (17.39%) Analyst
3 15 (10.87%) Administrator
4 13 (9.42%) Systems Administrator
4 13 (9.42%) Java Developer
5 12 (8.70%) Linux Administrator
5 12 (8.70%) Support Analyst
6 10 (7.25%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 9 (6.52%) Software Engineer
7 9 (6.52%) Applications Support
7 9 (6.52%) Applications Support Analyst
8 7 (5.07%) Consultant
8 7 (5.07%) Network Engineer
9 6 (4.35%) Designer
9 6 (4.35%) Technical Analyst
9 6 (4.35%) Security Specialist
10 5 (3.62%) UNIX Administrator
10 5 (3.62%) Senior Analyst
10 5 (3.62%) Architect
10 5 (3.62%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (25.36%) HTML
2 28 (20.29%) CSS
3 24 (17.39%) XML
4 19 (13.77%) HTML5
5 14 (10.14%) jQuery
5 14 (10.14%) AngularJS
5 14 (10.14%) SOAP
6 13 (9.42%) Web Services
7 11 (7.97%) Hibernate
7 11 (7.97%) Backbone.js
8 10 (7.25%) Ruby on Rails
9 9 (6.52%) JSP
9 9 (6.52%) Java EE
10 8 (5.80%) Spring
10 8 (5.80%) Struts
10 8 (5.80%) .NET
11 6 (4.35%) Laravel
11 6 (4.35%) Middleware
11 6 (4.35%) JDBC
12 5 (3.62%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.70%) Clustering
2 9 (6.52%) PKI
3 6 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (4.35%) Client/Server
4 5 (3.62%) N-Tier
4 5 (3.62%) IVR
4 5 (3.62%) Open Source
5 4 (2.90%) Algorithms
5 4 (2.90%) Equities
5 4 (2.90%) EFT
6 3 (2.17%) Enterprise Storage
7 2 (1.45%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.45%) Hedge funds
7 2 (1.45%) Digital Media
7 2 (1.45%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.45%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (1.45%) VLE
7 2 (1.45%) Fixed Income
7 2 (1.45%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 85 (61.59%) Linux
2 59 (42.75%) UNIX
3 37 (26.81%) Windows
4 28 (20.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 21 (15.22%) Solaris
6 17 (12.32%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (7.25%) Mac OS
8 8 (5.80%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (5.07%) VMS
10 6 (4.35%) AIX
10 6 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
11 5 (3.62%) Windows 7
12 4 (2.90%) SUSE
12 4 (2.90%) HPUX
12 4 (2.90%) Windows XP
13 3 (2.17%) Debian
13 3 (2.17%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 3 (2.17%) CentOS
14 2 (1.45%) FreeBSD
15 1 (0.72%) openSUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (13.77%) Migration
2 15 (10.87%) OO
2 15 (10.87%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (9.42%) ITIL
3 13 (9.42%) Configuration Management
3 13 (9.42%) TDD
4 10 (7.25%) Software Engineering
4 10 (7.25%) Scrum
4 10 (7.25%) MVC
5 8 (5.80%) Validation
6 7 (5.07%) E-Commerce
6 7 (5.07%) Change Control
6 7 (5.07%) Penetration Testing
7 6 (4.35%) Risk Assessment
8 5 (3.62%) Information Security
8 5 (3.62%) Business Continuity
9 4 (2.90%) Incident Management
9 4 (2.90%) Security Architecture
9 4 (2.90%) Mentoring
9 4 (2.90%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 39 (28.26%) Java
2 35 (25.36%) SQL
3 34 (24.64%) Perl
4 28 (20.29%) JavaScript
5 25 (18.12%) PHP
6 24 (17.39%) Bash Shell
7 21 (15.22%) Korn
8 15 (10.87%) Shell Script
9 14 (10.14%) Ruby
9 14 (10.14%) PowerShell
10 13 (9.42%) XPath
11 12 (8.70%) Python
12 8 (5.80%) C++
13 7 (5.07%) C
14 5 (3.62%) C#
15 3 (2.17%) ActionScript
15 3 (2.17%) COBOL
15 3 (2.17%) PL/SQL
15 3 (2.17%) sed
15 3 (2.17%) ActionScript 2.0
Qualifications
1 10 (7.25%) Degree
2 6 (4.35%) Security Cleared
3 4 (2.90%) CISM
3 4 (2.90%) CISSP
4 3 (2.17%) RHCE
4 3 (2.17%) CCSA
4 3 (2.17%) CCSE
4 3 (2.17%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.45%) RHCSA
5 2 (1.45%) HNC
5 2 (1.45%) MCSE
5 2 (1.45%) CCNA
5 2 (1.45%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.45%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.45%) Check Point Certification
6 1 (0.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (0.72%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.45%) QA
1 2 (1.45%) COBIT
1 2 (1.45%) SLA
2 1 (0.72%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 19 (13.77%) NFS
1 19 (13.77%) Active Directory
2 13 (9.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (6.52%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 8 (5.80%) OpenSSH
5 7 (5.07%) Hyper-V
6 5 (3.62%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 2 (1.45%) qmail
7 2 (1.45%) Postfix
7 2 (1.45%) Sendmail
7 2 (1.45%) PowerHA
7 2 (1.45%) Samba
7 2 (1.45%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (0.72%) Firmware
8 1 (0.72%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.72%) Cygwin
8 1 (0.72%) vSphere
8 1 (0.72%) Squid
8 1 (0.72%) XenApp
8 1 (0.72%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 16 (11.59%) Puppet
2 5 (3.62%) NetBackup
3 4 (2.90%) SCCM
4 3 (2.17%) Tivoli
4 3 (2.17%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 3 (2.17%) Nagios
4 3 (2.17%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (2.17%) SCOrch
4 3 (2.17%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 3 (2.17%) SCSM
4 3 (2.17%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 3 (2.17%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 3 (2.17%) SCOM
5 2 (1.45%) SCVMM
5 2 (1.45%) BladeLogic
5 2 (1.45%) YaST
5 2 (1.45%) HP SIM
5 2 (1.45%) Hyperic
6 1 (0.72%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.72%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 48 (34.78%) Oracle
2 28 (20.29%) Red Hat
3 25 (18.12%) VMware
4 14 (10.14%) Microsoft
5 10 (7.25%) Symantec
6 8 (5.80%) HP
6 8 (5.80%) IBM
6 8 (5.80%) CheckPoint
7 7 (5.07%) Veritas
7 7 (5.07%) Sun
8 6 (4.35%) Cisco
8 6 (4.35%) Citrix
8 6 (4.35%) NetApp
9 5 (3.62%) Dell
10 4 (2.90%) Zend
10 4 (2.90%) F5
10 4 (2.90%) Cyber-Ark
11 3 (2.17%) SAP
11 3 (2.17%) Remedy
11 3 (2.17%) 3PAR
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