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 28 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Secure Shell (SSH)
Rank 516 478 525
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +47
Contract jobs citing SSH 81 93 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.16% 0.19% 0.073%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.11% 1.36% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 67 22
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£375 £350 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +21.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £278 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £558 £470 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £389 £350 £240
% change year-on-year
+11.05% +45.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £187.50 - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £187.50 - £32.50
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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
7272 6840 6387
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.07% 13.85% 13.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 4237 3708 3381
Average daily rate £375 £362 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.66% +3.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £500 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +4.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 447 393 451
Average hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £12.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £42.05 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+7.62% -21.56%

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 28 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 28 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 -13 28 £375 +13.20% 9
South East -4 25 £500 +42.85% 9
East of England +12 16 £377 +0.62% 5
North West -13 10 £338 - 2
South West -9 3 £588 +42.42%
Yorkshire -33 1 - - 3
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SSH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 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 71 (55.47%) Linux
2 52 (40.63%) Windows
3 50 (39.06%) UNIX
4 47 (36.72%) Oracle
5 34 (26.56%) LDAP
6 31 (24.22%) FTP
7 30 (23.44%) SSL
7 30 (23.44%) Telnet
8 29 (22.66%) Firewall
8 29 (22.66%) Finance
9 28 (21.88%) Python
9 28 (21.88%) Solaris
10 27 (21.09%) Red Hat
11 26 (20.31%) HTTP
11 26 (20.31%) SQL
12 25 (19.53%) Java
12 25 (19.53%) TCP/IP
13 24 (18.75%) IBM
13 24 (18.75%) Apache
14 23 (17.97%) Microsoft
14 23 (17.97%) VPN
14 23 (17.97%) DNS
15 21 (16.41%) Sun
15 21 (16.41%) Cisco
16 20 (15.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 19 (14.84%) Active Directory
18 18 (14.06%) CA
18 18 (14.06%) SNMP
18 18 (14.06%) Identity Management
18 18 (14.06%) VMware

SSH
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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 24 (18.75%) Apache
2 8 (6.25%) Tomcat
2 8 (6.25%) MQSeries
2 8 (6.25%) WebLogic
2 8 (6.25%) JBoss
3 6 (4.69%) OpenStack
3 6 (4.69%) WebSphere
3 6 (4.69%) SharePoint
4 5 (3.91%) CICS
5 4 (3.13%) CMS
5 4 (3.13%) WordPress
6 3 (2.34%) MS Exchange
7 2 (1.56%) SAS
7 2 (1.56%) SharePoint Server
7 2 (1.56%) IIS
7 2 (1.56%) Confluence
8 1 (0.78%) nginx
8 1 (0.78%) Moodle
Applications
1 10 (7.81%) MS Office
2 8 (6.25%) MS Excel
3 5 (3.91%) MS Visio
4 4 (3.13%) MS Project
5 2 (1.56%) Photoshop
5 2 (1.56%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.78%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.78%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 4 (3.13%) Magento
2 2 (1.56%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (1.56%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 17 (13.28%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (5.47%) AWS CloudFormation
2 7 (5.47%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 6 (4.69%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (3.13%) PaaS
4 4 (3.13%) IaaS
5 2 (1.56%) Amazon EMR
5 2 (1.56%) Amazon Glacier
5 2 (1.56%) GitHub
5 2 (1.56%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (1.56%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.78%) SaaS
6 1 (0.78%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 34 (26.56%) LDAP
2 31 (24.22%) FTP
3 30 (23.44%) SSL
3 30 (23.44%) Telnet
4 29 (22.66%) Firewall
5 26 (20.31%) HTTP
6 25 (19.53%) TCP/IP
7 23 (17.97%) VPN
7 23 (17.97%) DNS
8 18 (14.06%) SNMP
9 16 (12.50%) SMTP
10 15 (11.72%) Internet
10 15 (11.72%) PuTTY
11 14 (10.94%) DHCP
12 11 (8.59%) VoIP
12 11 (8.59%) LAN
12 11 (8.59%) SAN
13 10 (7.81%) WAN
13 10 (7.81%) HTTPS
14 8 (6.25%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (10.16%) MySQL
2 9 (7.03%) SQL Server
2 9 (7.03%) Oracle Database
3 8 (6.25%) Relational Database
3 8 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
3 8 (6.25%) DB2
4 7 (5.47%) RDBMS
5 3 (2.34%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (1.56%) SQLite
6 2 (1.56%) Amazon Redshift
6 2 (1.56%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (1.56%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (1.56%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.56%) Oracle Discoverer
6 2 (1.56%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.78%) Oracle9i Database
7 1 (0.78%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.78%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 12 (9.38%) Toad
2 10 (7.81%) JIRA
3 9 (7.03%) Git (software)
3 9 (7.03%) Jenkins
4 8 (6.25%) Maven
5 6 (4.69%) Subversion
6 5 (3.91%) Ant
7 4 (3.13%) Hudson
8 2 (1.56%) Oracle Forms
8 2 (1.56%) RSpec
9 1 (0.78%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.78%) GitLab
General
1 29 (22.66%) Finance
2 9 (7.03%) Banking
3 5 (3.91%) Financial Institution
4 4 (3.13%) Back Office
4 4 (3.13%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.56%) Retail
5 2 (1.56%) Billing
5 2 (1.56%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.56%) Publishing
5 2 (1.56%) Games
6 1 (0.78%) Marketing
6 1 (0.78%) Legal
Job Titles
1 24 (18.75%) Analyst
2 13 (10.16%) Consultant
3 11 (8.59%) Developer
4 10 (7.81%) Administrator
5 9 (7.03%) Architect
6 8 (6.25%) Support Analyst
7 7 (5.47%) Cloud Architect
8 6 (4.69%) Cyber-Ark Consultant
8 6 (4.69%) DevOps Engineer
8 6 (4.69%) Systems Administrator
8 6 (4.69%) Linux Administrator
9 5 (3.91%) Security Engineer
9 5 (3.91%) UNIX Engineer
9 5 (3.91%) Information Security Engineer
10 4 (3.13%) Incident Analyst
10 4 (3.13%) Technical Analyst
10 4 (3.13%) PHP Developer
10 4 (3.13%) Technical Tester
10 4 (3.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 4 (3.13%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (13.28%) Middleware
2 15 (11.72%) .NET
3 12 (9.38%) HTML
3 12 (9.38%) Web Services
4 9 (7.03%) REST
5 8 (6.25%) CSS
6 7 (5.47%) XML
6 7 (5.47%) boto
7 6 (4.69%) SOAP
7 6 (4.69%) ISPF
8 4 (3.13%) 802.1X
8 4 (3.13%) Ajax
8 4 (3.13%) SailPoint
9 2 (1.56%) JSON
9 2 (1.56%) Application Packaging
9 2 (1.56%) Silverlight
9 2 (1.56%) Django
9 2 (1.56%) jQuery
9 2 (1.56%) RESTful
9 2 (1.56%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 18 (14.06%) PKI
2 14 (10.94%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (9.38%) Data Centre
4 7 (5.47%) Mainframe
4 7 (5.47%) Client/Server
5 6 (4.69%) Management Information System
5 6 (4.69%) Computer Science
6 5 (3.91%) Algorithms
7 4 (3.13%) Enterprise Storage
7 4 (3.13%) Statistics
8 2 (1.56%) DTV
8 2 (1.56%) IPTV
8 2 (1.56%) STB
8 2 (1.56%) Streaming Video
8 2 (1.56%) MPEG
8 2 (1.56%) Clustering
8 2 (1.56%) Video on Demand
8 2 (1.56%) Performance Metrics
8 2 (1.56%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.78%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 71 (55.47%) Linux
2 52 (40.63%) Windows
3 50 (39.06%) UNIX
4 28 (21.88%) Solaris
5 20 (15.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 15 (11.72%) AIX
7 8 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (5.47%) zOS
9 5 (3.91%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (3.91%) CentOS
10 3 (2.34%) Debian
11 2 (1.56%) HPUX
12 1 (0.78%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.78%) SmartOS
12 1 (0.78%) CoreOS
12 1 (0.78%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.78%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.78%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.78%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (14.06%) Identity Management
2 12 (9.38%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (9.38%) DevOps
3 11 (8.59%) SIEM
3 11 (8.59%) Capacity Management
3 11 (8.59%) Information Security
4 10 (7.81%) Configuration Management
5 8 (6.25%) ITIL
5 8 (6.25%) Load Balancing
6 7 (5.47%) Software Deployment
6 7 (5.47%) Validation
6 7 (5.47%) Network Monitoring
6 7 (5.47%) Auto-Scaling
7 6 (4.69%) Mentoring
7 6 (4.69%) Document Management
7 6 (4.69%) Change Management
7 6 (4.69%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (3.91%) Time Management
8 5 (3.91%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 5 (3.91%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 28 (21.88%) Python
2 26 (20.31%) SQL
3 25 (19.53%) Java
4 14 (10.94%) Shell Script
5 11 (8.59%) Perl
5 11 (8.59%) PHP
6 10 (7.81%) Ruby
6 10 (7.81%) Bash Shell
7 8 (6.25%) C++
8 7 (5.47%) C
8 7 (5.47%) Korn
9 6 (4.69%) JavaScript
10 5 (3.91%) C#
10 5 (3.91%) PL/SQL
11 4 (3.13%) PowerShell
11 4 (3.13%) Bourne shell
11 4 (3.13%) sed
12 3 (2.34%) C-shell
13 2 (1.56%) JCL
13 2 (1.56%) AWK
Qualifications
1 9 (7.03%) Degree
2 5 (3.91%) RHCE
3 4 (3.13%) GCIA
3 4 (3.13%) GCIH
3 4 (3.13%) CISSP
4 3 (2.34%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (2.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (2.34%) OCA
4 3 (2.34%) Oracle Certification
5 2 (1.56%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.56%) AWS Certification
6 1 (0.78%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.78%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.78%) CCIE
6 1 (0.78%) CCNP
6 1 (0.78%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.69%) SLA
2 5 (3.91%) PCI DSS
3 4 (3.13%) COSO
3 4 (3.13%) COBIT
4 1 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 19 (14.84%) Active Directory
2 12 (9.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (7.81%) VMware ESXi
4 7 (5.47%) Tivoli Directory Server
4 7 (5.47%) Job Entry Subsystem
4 7 (5.47%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 6 (4.69%) RACF
5 6 (4.69%) vSphere
5 6 (4.69%) Time Sharing Option
6 5 (3.91%) iptables
7 4 (3.13%) KVM
7 4 (3.13%) SpamAssassin
7 4 (3.13%) Terminal Services
7 4 (3.13%) Hyper-V
7 4 (3.13%) Postfix
7 4 (3.13%) OpenSSH
8 3 (2.34%) qmail
8 3 (2.34%) Oracle RAC
8 3 (2.34%) NFS
8 3 (2.34%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 15 (11.72%) Puppet
2 14 (10.94%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 11 (8.59%) Tivoli
4 9 (7.03%) CA Single Sign-On
4 9 (7.03%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (7.03%) Ansible
5 7 (5.47%) NetBackup
5 7 (5.47%) Oracle Identity Manager
6 6 (4.69%) Novell Identity Manager
6 6 (4.69%) Norton AntiVirus
6 6 (4.69%) Oracle ZFS
7 5 (3.91%) zSecure
8 4 (3.13%) SELinux
8 4 (3.13%) Cisco CUCM
9 3 (2.34%) yum
9 3 (2.34%) BladeLogic
9 3 (2.34%) EMC NetWorker
10 2 (1.56%) BMC PATROL
10 2 (1.56%) Nagios
10 2 (1.56%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 47 (36.72%) Oracle
2 27 (21.09%) Red Hat
3 24 (18.75%) IBM
4 23 (17.97%) Microsoft
5 21 (16.41%) Cisco
5 21 (16.41%) Sun
6 18 (14.06%) CA
6 18 (14.06%) VMware
7 16 (12.50%) Cyber-Ark
8 9 (7.03%) HP
9 7 (5.47%) Dell
9 7 (5.47%) Sybase
9 7 (5.47%) Novell
10 6 (4.69%) BMC
10 6 (4.69%) EMC
10 6 (4.69%) Symantec
11 5 (3.91%) Splunk
11 5 (3.91%) ArcSight
12 4 (3.13%) ForgeRock
12 4 (3.13%) Aruba
Kent
Computer Futures
Rate: £38 - £42 per hour + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £220 - £270 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
X4 Group
Rate: £200 - 250 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Portsmouth
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: NEG
Posted: 25 days ago