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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Secure Shell (SSH)
Rank 495 552 506
Rank change year-on-year
+57 -46
Contract jobs citing SSH 101 41 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.21% 0.087% 0.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.47% 0.58% 1.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 20 44
Average daily rate £388 £355 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.15% -11.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £318 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £582 £437 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £12.00 £30.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.00 £30.00 -
% change year-on-year
-60.00% -
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
6850 7067 6159
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.52% 15.01% 13.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 4085 3968 3287
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £220 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 310 415 367
Average hourly rate £27.50 £23.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.56% +21.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £40.00 £42.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

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 11 February 2016.

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 11 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
London +38 38 £375 - 6
South East +31 33 £425 - 10
North West -7 17 £338 -3.57%
West Midlands -7 7 £428 +18.75%
East of England +2 4 - - 2
South West +5 1 £313 - 1
North East -18 1 - -
SSH
UK

SSH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

1 127 (58.53%) Linux
2 98 (45.16%) Unix
3 83 (38.25%) TCP/IP
4 77 (35.48%) FTP
5 73 (33.64%) Firewall
6 70 (32.26%) SSL
7 63 (29.03%) DNS
7 63 (29.03%) Windows
8 61 (28.11%) VPN
8 61 (28.11%) Cisco
9 58 (26.73%) Finance
10 57 (26.27%) Oracle
11 51 (23.50%) HTTP
12 48 (22.12%) LDAP
13 45 (20.74%) Agile Software Development
14 44 (20.28%) Perl
15 42 (19.35%) Python
16 40 (18.43%) Solaris
16 40 (18.43%) DHCP
17 35 (16.13%) Red Hat
18 34 (15.67%) Apache
19 31 (14.29%) Ansible
20 30 (13.82%) Middleware
20 30 (13.82%) Web Services
20 30 (13.82%) JIRA
20 30 (13.82%) Security Cleared
21 29 (13.36%) Network Security
21 29 (13.36%) Git (software)
21 29 (13.36%) LAN
22 28 (12.90%) Active Directory

SSH
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 34 (15.67%) Apache
2 20 (9.22%) CMS
3 17 (7.83%) Confluence
4 9 (4.15%) WebSphere
5 8 (3.69%) SharePoint
5 8 (3.69%) Tomcat
6 7 (3.23%) OpenStack
7 6 (2.76%) nginx
8 5 (2.30%) MS Exchange
9 4 (1.84%) Drupal
9 4 (1.84%) SAS
10 3 (1.38%) Elasticsearch
10 3 (1.38%) IIS
10 3 (1.38%) JBoss
11 2 (0.92%) Node.js
11 2 (0.92%) WebLogic
11 2 (0.92%) WordPress
12 1 (0.46%) CICS
12 1 (0.46%) ColdFusion
12 1 (0.46%) MQSeries
Applications
1 13 (5.99%) MS Excel
1 13 (5.99%) MS Office
2 9 (4.15%) MS Visio
3 5 (2.30%) HipChat
3 5 (2.30%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (2.30%) MS Project
4 2 (0.92%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.46%) Maple
5 1 (0.46%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 2 (0.92%) Magento
2 1 (0.46%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 22 (10.14%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (2.76%) Amazon EC2
2 6 (2.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (2.30%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 5 (2.30%) AWS CloudFormation
4 4 (1.84%) GitHub
5 3 (1.38%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 2 (0.92%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.46%) CloudFront
7 1 (0.46%) Datadog
7 1 (0.46%) IaaS
7 1 (0.46%) PaaS
7 1 (0.46%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 83 (38.25%) TCP/IP
2 77 (35.48%) FTP
3 73 (33.64%) Firewall
4 70 (32.26%) SSL
5 63 (29.03%) DNS
6 61 (28.11%) VPN
7 51 (23.50%) HTTP
8 48 (22.12%) LDAP
9 40 (18.43%) DHCP
10 29 (13.36%) LAN
10 29 (13.36%) Network Security
11 25 (11.52%) IPsec
12 24 (11.06%) Telnet
13 23 (10.60%) SMTP
14 22 (10.14%) SNMP
15 21 (9.68%) BGP
15 21 (9.68%) SAN
15 21 (9.68%) Wi-Fi
16 20 (9.22%) OSPF
17 19 (8.76%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (12.44%) MySQL
2 26 (11.98%) SQL Server
3 11 (5.07%) MongoDB
4 10 (4.61%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (2.30%) Oracle Database
6 4 (1.84%) DB2
6 4 (1.84%) Relational Database
7 3 (1.38%) MariaDB
7 3 (1.38%) NoSQL
8 2 (0.92%) Amazon RDS
8 2 (0.92%) Big Data
8 2 (0.92%) CouchDB
8 2 (0.92%) Data Mining
8 2 (0.92%) InterSystems Cache
8 2 (0.92%) SQLite
9 1 (0.46%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.46%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.46%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.46%) Parquet
9 1 (0.46%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 30 (13.82%) JIRA
2 29 (13.36%) Git (software)
3 26 (11.98%) Jenkins
4 17 (7.83%) Subversion
5 16 (7.37%) Maven
6 15 (6.91%) GitLab
7 8 (3.69%) Hudson
7 8 (3.69%) IntelliJ
8 6 (2.76%) Vagrant
9 5 (2.30%) Ant
9 5 (2.30%) Gradle
10 4 (1.84%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 4 (1.84%) Gerrit
11 3 (1.38%) Eclipse
11 3 (1.38%) git-flow
11 3 (1.38%) JUnit
11 3 (1.38%) RSpec
11 3 (1.38%) Toad
12 2 (0.92%) TeamCity
13 1 (0.46%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 58 (26.73%) Finance
2 21 (9.68%) Banking
3 11 (5.07%) Investment Banking
4 7 (3.23%) Front Office
5 5 (2.30%) Financial Institution
6 4 (1.84%) Games
7 3 (1.38%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.92%) Law
9 1 (0.46%) Billing
9 1 (0.46%) French Language
9 1 (0.46%) Retail
9 1 (0.46%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 32 (14.75%) Administrator
2 28 (12.90%) Developer
3 22 (10.14%) Systems Administrator
4 20 (9.22%) Architect
4 20 (9.22%) Network Engineer
5 16 (7.37%) Unix Administrator
6 15 (6.91%) Cisco Engineer
6 15 (6.91%) DevOps Engineer
7 13 (5.99%) Analyst
8 12 (5.53%) Unix Systems Administrator
9 10 (4.61%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 10 (4.61%) Security Engineer
10 9 (4.15%) Applications Support
10 9 (4.15%) Linux Administrator
10 9 (4.15%) Linux Specialist
10 9 (4.15%) Security Architect
10 9 (4.15%) Storage Administrator
11 8 (3.69%) AWS Engineer
11 8 (3.69%) Software Engineer
12 7 (3.23%) Storage Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (13.82%) Middleware
1 30 (13.82%) Web Services
2 22 (10.14%) .NET
2 22 (10.14%) CSS
2 22 (10.14%) HTML
3 20 (9.22%) jQuery
4 19 (8.76%) HTML5
4 19 (8.76%) SOAP
5 18 (8.29%) REST
6 16 (7.37%) RSS
7 10 (4.61%) LAMP
8 8 (3.69%) IBM Integration Bus
8 8 (3.69%) SAML
9 6 (2.76%) JMS
9 6 (2.76%) XML
10 5 (2.30%) LAPP Stack
11 4 (1.84%) Drush
11 4 (1.84%) Pandas
11 4 (1.84%) SailPoint
11 4 (1.84%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 17 (7.83%) Client/Server
1 17 (7.83%) Computer Science
2 16 (7.37%) Social Media
3 14 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (6.45%) Data Centre
3 14 (6.45%) DataPower
3 14 (6.45%) Management Information System
4 12 (5.53%) PKI
5 9 (4.15%) Cryptography
6 7 (3.23%) Mobile Computing
7 6 (2.76%) Video Conferencing
8 5 (2.30%) Derivative
8 5 (2.30%) Statistics
9 4 (1.84%) CLARiiON
9 4 (1.84%) DTV
9 4 (1.84%) IPTV
9 4 (1.84%) MPEG
9 4 (1.84%) Streaming Video
9 4 (1.84%) Video on Demand
10 3 (1.38%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 127 (58.53%) Linux
2 98 (45.16%) Unix
3 63 (29.03%) Windows
4 40 (18.43%) Solaris
5 28 (12.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 18 (8.29%) AIX
6 18 (8.29%) Mac OS
7 17 (7.83%) Windows Server
8 13 (5.99%) Windows Server 2012
9 12 (5.53%) SUSE
10 8 (3.69%) CentOS
11 7 (3.23%) Ubuntu
11 7 (3.23%) Windows XP
12 6 (2.76%) Windows 8
13 5 (2.30%) Debian
13 5 (2.30%) Windows Vista
14 3 (1.38%) Android
14 3 (1.38%) CoreOS
14 3 (1.38%) Mac OS X Server
14 3 (1.38%) SmartOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (20.74%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (12.90%) Load Balancing
3 27 (12.44%) DevOps
4 25 (11.52%) Configuration Management
4 25 (11.52%) Open Source
5 24 (11.06%) Information Security
5 24 (11.06%) SDLC
6 23 (10.60%) High Availability
7 20 (9.22%) Change Control
8 18 (8.29%) Continuous Improvement
8 18 (8.29%) Identity Management
8 18 (8.29%) ITIL
8 18 (8.29%) Kalman Filter
8 18 (8.29%) Migration
9 17 (7.83%) Identity Access Management
10 16 (7.37%) Content Management
10 16 (7.37%) SEO
11 15 (6.91%) Continuous Delivery
12 14 (6.45%) Analytics
13 13 (5.99%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 44 (20.28%) Perl
2 42 (19.35%) Python
3 28 (12.90%) Bash Shell
4 27 (12.44%) Shell Script
5 26 (11.98%) PHP
6 25 (11.52%) Java
7 23 (10.60%) JavaScript
8 16 (7.37%) ActionScript
8 16 (7.37%) VB
9 13 (5.99%) Ruby
10 11 (5.07%) Korn
11 10 (4.61%) SQL
12 9 (4.15%) C++
13 7 (3.23%) AWK
13 7 (3.23%) PowerShell
13 7 (3.23%) sed
14 5 (2.30%) C
15 3 (1.38%) Bourne shell
15 3 (1.38%) C-shell
16 2 (0.92%) Lua
Qualifications
1 30 (13.82%) Security Cleared
2 24 (11.06%) Cisco Certification
2 24 (11.06%) CISSP
2 24 (11.06%) SC Cleared
3 16 (7.37%) CCNA
3 16 (7.37%) Degree
4 9 (4.15%) CCNP
4 9 (4.15%) RHCE
4 9 (4.15%) RHCSA
5 7 (3.23%) GCIA
5 7 (3.23%) GCIH
5 7 (3.23%) MCSA
5 7 (3.23%) MCSE
5 7 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (2.76%) JNCIA
7 4 (1.84%) CCIE
7 4 (1.84%) CCSA
7 4 (1.84%) CISM
7 4 (1.84%) DV Cleared
8 3 (1.38%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.53%) Disclosure Scotland
2 6 (2.76%) PCI DSS
3 5 (2.30%) COBIT
3 5 (2.30%) COSO
3 5 (2.30%) SAS 70
4 4 (1.84%) SLA
5 3 (1.38%) QA
6 1 (0.46%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.46%) RMADS
System Software
1 28 (12.90%) Active Directory
2 20 (9.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (6.91%) NFS
4 13 (5.99%) Squid
5 9 (4.15%) iptables
5 9 (4.15%) Samba
5 9 (4.15%) VMware ESXi
5 9 (4.15%) vSphere
6 8 (3.69%) Docker
6 8 (3.69%) Sendmail
6 8 (3.69%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 7 (3.23%) RHEV
8 6 (2.76%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 5 (2.30%) oVirt
10 4 (1.84%) KVM
11 3 (1.38%) Btrfs
11 3 (1.38%) LXC
11 3 (1.38%) Postfix
11 3 (1.38%) Varnish
11 3 (1.38%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 31 (14.29%) Ansible
2 27 (12.44%) Puppet
3 22 (10.14%) Opscode Chef
4 21 (9.68%) Nagios
5 14 (6.45%) CFEngine
6 10 (4.61%) Cisco CUCM
7 9 (4.15%) ZABBIX
8 8 (3.69%) CA Single Sign-On
8 8 (3.69%) Control-M
8 8 (3.69%) Oracle ZFS
9 7 (3.23%) RSA Security Analytics
9 7 (3.23%) Salt
9 7 (3.23%) Tivoli Identity Manager
10 6 (2.76%) systemd
11 5 (2.30%) BladeLogic
11 5 (2.30%) Cobbler
12 4 (1.84%) Graphite
12 4 (1.84%) HAProxy
13 3 (1.38%) Kibana
13 3 (1.38%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 61 (28.11%) Cisco
2 57 (26.27%) Oracle
3 35 (16.13%) Red Hat
4 26 (11.98%) Microsoft
4 26 (11.98%) VMware
5 24 (11.06%) IBM
6 18 (8.29%) CA
7 17 (7.83%) Palo Alto
8 16 (7.37%) EMC
9 15 (6.91%) F5
10 13 (5.99%) Sun
11 12 (5.53%) BMC
11 12 (5.53%) Remedy
12 11 (5.07%) Brocade
13 9 (4.15%) Fortinet
13 9 (4.15%) HP
13 9 (4.15%) Intel Security
14 8 (3.69%) Tandberg
14 8 (3.69%) Veritas
15 7 (3.23%) Juniper
Surrey
Stott & May
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
North West London
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £125 - £150 Per Day
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Jonathan Garth
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Spencer Rose
Rate: From £450 to £520 per day
Posted: 6 days ago