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 26 May 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Secure Shell (SSH)
Rank 500 470 506
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +36
Contract jobs citing SSH 70 100 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.14% 0.21% 0.060%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.95% 1.58% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 61 13
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£363 £385 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.84% +18.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £295 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £419
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £438 £300
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +45.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £30.00 -
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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
7387 6319 6168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.96% 13.17% 14.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 4191 3496 3135
Average daily rate £350 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 406 357 508
Average hourly rate £25.00 £19.00 £22.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.57% -15.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.90 £40.50 £43.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £18.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -19.10%

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 26 May 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 26 May 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 -6 26 £363 -3.33% 7
South East -4 23 £425 +8.28% 7
East of England +11 16 £375 - 1
North West -20 4 £275 - 3
South West -9 2 £325 -35.00% 2
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SSH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 54 (51.43%) Linux
2 42 (40.00%) Oracle
3 41 (39.05%) Windows
4 40 (38.10%) UNIX
5 28 (26.67%) Java
6 26 (24.76%) SQL
6 26 (24.76%) Solaris
6 26 (24.76%) Red Hat
6 26 (24.76%) Finance
7 25 (23.81%) FTP
8 24 (22.86%) TCP/IP
9 22 (20.95%) SSL
9 22 (20.95%) Sun
10 21 (20.00%) LDAP
11 20 (19.05%) Python
11 20 (19.05%) HTTP
11 20 (19.05%) Microsoft
11 20 (19.05%) Telnet
12 19 (18.10%) Firewall
12 19 (18.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 18 (17.14%) DNS
14 16 (15.24%) Active Directory
15 15 (14.29%) Apache
15 15 (14.29%) Identity Management
16 14 (13.33%) VMware
16 14 (13.33%) Banking
16 14 (13.33%) Internet
16 14 (13.33%) Shell Script
16 14 (13.33%) PKI
16 14 (13.33%) Cyber-Ark

SSH
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 15 (14.29%) Apache
2 9 (8.57%) Tomcat
2 9 (8.57%) WebLogic
2 9 (8.57%) JBoss
3 6 (5.71%) SharePoint
4 4 (3.81%) CMS
5 3 (2.86%) SharePoint Server
5 3 (2.86%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (2.86%) Moodle
5 3 (2.86%) OpenStack
5 3 (2.86%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.95%) SAS
6 1 (0.95%) CICS
6 1 (0.95%) IIS
6 1 (0.95%) MQSeries
6 1 (0.95%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.95%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (5.71%) MS Office
1 6 (5.71%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.76%) MS Visio
3 4 (3.81%) MS Project
4 2 (1.90%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.95%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (1.90%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (1.90%) Temenos T24
1 2 (1.90%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.95%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.62%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.81%) PaaS
2 4 (3.81%) IaaS
3 3 (2.86%) AWS CloudFormation
3 3 (2.86%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 2 (1.90%) Amazon Glacier
4 2 (1.90%) Amazon EMR
4 2 (1.90%) GitHub
4 2 (1.90%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (1.90%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.95%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.95%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (23.81%) FTP
2 24 (22.86%) TCP/IP
3 22 (20.95%) SSL
4 21 (20.00%) LDAP
5 20 (19.05%) HTTP
5 20 (19.05%) Telnet
6 19 (18.10%) Firewall
7 18 (17.14%) DNS
8 14 (13.33%) Internet
9 13 (12.38%) VPN
9 13 (12.38%) SMTP
10 12 (11.43%) SNMP
11 10 (9.52%) SAN
12 9 (8.57%) PuTTY
13 8 (7.62%) NAS
13 8 (7.62%) HTTPS
13 8 (7.62%) DHCP
14 5 (4.76%) MPLS
14 5 (4.76%) Network Security
15 4 (3.81%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (11.43%) SQL Server
2 10 (9.52%) MySQL
3 8 (7.62%) Oracle Database
4 7 (6.67%) Relational Database
4 7 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (6.67%) RDBMS
5 3 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.90%) DB2
6 2 (1.90%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (1.90%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (1.90%) Oracle Discoverer
6 2 (1.90%) Amazon Redshift
6 2 (1.90%) NonStop SQL
6 2 (1.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.90%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (1.90%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.95%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.95%) DTS
Development Applications
1 10 (9.52%) Toad
2 3 (2.86%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.90%) JIRA
3 2 (1.90%) Subversion
3 2 (1.90%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.95%) Ant
4 1 (0.95%) Maven
4 1 (0.95%) Jenkins
General
1 26 (24.76%) Finance
2 14 (13.33%) Banking
3 6 (5.71%) Telecoms
4 5 (4.76%) Financial Institution
5 3 (2.86%) Publishing
6 2 (1.90%) Games
6 2 (1.90%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.90%) Retail
6 2 (1.90%) Billing
6 2 (1.90%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.95%) Marketing
7 1 (0.95%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 24 (22.86%) Analyst
2 18 (17.14%) Developer
3 13 (12.38%) Consultant
4 10 (9.52%) Support Analyst
4 10 (9.52%) Administrator
5 7 (6.67%) Java Developer
5 7 (6.67%) Systems Administrator
5 7 (6.67%) Linux Administrator
6 6 (5.71%) Cyber-Ark Consultant
7 5 (4.76%) Software Engineer
7 5 (4.76%) Architect
8 4 (3.81%) Project Manager
8 4 (3.81%) Software Developer
8 4 (3.81%) Technical Analyst
8 4 (3.81%) Technical Support
8 4 (3.81%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 4 (3.81%) Python Developer
8 4 (3.81%) Python Software Engineer
8 4 (3.81%) Incident Analyst
9 3 (2.86%) Moodle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (11.43%) Middleware
2 11 (10.48%) .NET
3 9 (8.57%) Web Services
3 9 (8.57%) XML
4 8 (7.62%) HTML
5 5 (4.76%) J2EE
6 4 (3.81%) SOAP
6 4 (3.81%) SailPoint
7 3 (2.86%) boto
7 3 (2.86%) CSS
7 3 (2.86%) Application Packaging
7 3 (2.86%) HTML5
8 2 (1.90%) Silverlight
8 2 (1.90%) Java EE
8 2 (1.90%) JSP
8 2 (1.90%) Struts
8 2 (1.90%) REST
8 2 (1.90%) RESTful
8 2 (1.90%) Regular Expression
9 1 (0.95%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 14 (13.33%) PKI
2 13 (12.38%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (9.52%) Data Centre
4 8 (7.62%) Client/Server
5 6 (5.71%) Management Information System
6 5 (4.76%) Enterprise Storage
7 4 (3.81%) Algorithms
8 3 (2.86%) Mainframe
9 2 (1.90%) DTV
9 2 (1.90%) Streaming Video
9 2 (1.90%) MPEG
9 2 (1.90%) IPTV
9 2 (1.90%) Computer Science
9 2 (1.90%) Clustering
9 2 (1.90%) VLE
9 2 (1.90%) Tandem
9 2 (1.90%) STB
9 2 (1.90%) Hybrid Cloud
9 2 (1.90%) Video on Demand
10 1 (0.95%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 54 (51.43%) Linux
2 41 (39.05%) Windows
3 40 (38.10%) UNIX
4 26 (24.76%) Solaris
5 19 (18.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 11 (10.48%) AIX
7 7 (6.67%) CentOS
8 6 (5.71%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (2.86%) Debian
11 2 (1.90%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (1.90%) zOS
12 1 (0.95%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.95%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.95%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (14.29%) Identity Management
2 11 (10.48%) SIEM
2 11 (10.48%) Capacity Management
3 7 (6.67%) Information Security
4 6 (5.71%) Migration
4 6 (5.71%) ITIL
4 6 (5.71%) Cyber Security
5 5 (4.76%) Open Source
5 5 (4.76%) Load Balancing
5 5 (4.76%) Security Management
5 5 (4.76%) Change Management
5 5 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (4.76%) Software Engineering
5 5 (4.76%) Patch Management
6 4 (3.81%) Mentoring
6 4 (3.81%) Document Management
6 4 (3.81%) Information Security Management
6 4 (3.81%) PRINCE
6 4 (3.81%) Time Management
6 4 (3.81%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 28 (26.67%) Java
2 26 (24.76%) SQL
3 20 (19.05%) Python
4 14 (13.33%) Shell Script
5 13 (12.38%) Perl
6 11 (10.48%) PHP
6 11 (10.48%) Bash Shell
7 10 (9.52%) C
8 7 (6.67%) Korn
9 6 (5.71%) sed
10 5 (4.76%) C#
10 5 (4.76%) C++
10 5 (4.76%) PL/SQL
10 5 (4.76%) Ruby
11 4 (3.81%) JavaScript
11 4 (3.81%) Bourne shell
11 4 (3.81%) PowerShell
12 3 (2.86%) C-shell
13 2 (1.90%) Scala
13 2 (1.90%) XPath
Qualifications
1 10 (9.52%) Degree
2 5 (4.76%) RHCE
3 4 (3.81%) GCIA
3 4 (3.81%) GCIH
3 4 (3.81%) CISSP
4 3 (2.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (2.86%) OCA
4 3 (2.86%) Oracle Certification
5 2 (1.90%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.95%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.95%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.95%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.95%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.95%) CCIE
6 1 (0.95%) CCNP
6 1 (0.95%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.81%) COBIT
1 4 (3.81%) PCI DSS
1 4 (3.81%) COSO
2 1 (0.95%) SLA
2 1 (0.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 16 (15.24%) Active Directory
2 10 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (9.52%) VMware ESXi
3 8 (7.62%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 5 (4.76%) vSphere
4 5 (4.76%) Tivoli Directory Server
5 4 (3.81%) SpamAssassin
5 4 (3.81%) NFS
5 4 (3.81%) Terminal Services
5 4 (3.81%) Hyper-V
5 4 (3.81%) Postfix
5 4 (3.81%) OpenSSH
6 3 (2.86%) VMware ESX
6 3 (2.86%) qmail
7 2 (1.90%) Veritas File System
7 2 (1.90%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 2 (1.90%) Firmware
7 2 (1.90%) Samba
7 2 (1.90%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (1.90%) iptables
Systems Management
1 12 (11.43%) Tivoli Identity Manager
2 9 (8.57%) Tivoli
3 8 (7.62%) Puppet
4 7 (6.67%) CA Single Sign-On
4 7 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (5.71%) NetBackup
6 5 (4.76%) Oracle Identity Manager
6 5 (4.76%) Norton AntiVirus
7 4 (3.81%) Novell Identity Manager
7 4 (3.81%) SELinux
8 2 (1.90%) Hyperic
8 2 (1.90%) Ansible
8 2 (1.90%) HP SIM
8 2 (1.90%) Red Hat Satellite
8 2 (1.90%) BMC PATROL
8 2 (1.90%) Nagios
9 1 (0.95%) CFEngine
9 1 (0.95%) SCOM
9 1 (0.95%) HP Data Protector
9 1 (0.95%) Cacti
Vendors
1 42 (40.00%) Oracle
2 26 (24.76%) Red Hat
3 22 (20.95%) Sun
4 20 (19.05%) Microsoft
5 14 (13.33%) VMware
5 14 (13.33%) Cyber-Ark
6 12 (11.43%) HP
6 12 (11.43%) IBM
7 10 (9.52%) CA
7 10 (9.52%) Cisco
8 6 (5.71%) EMC
9 5 (4.76%) ArcSight
9 5 (4.76%) Symantec
9 5 (4.76%) Novell
10 4 (3.81%) McAfee
10 4 (3.81%) ForgeRock
10 4 (3.81%) Dell
11 3 (2.86%) Citrix
11 3 (2.86%) BMC
11 3 (2.86%) SAP
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