The table below looks at the statistics for SSH skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SSH over the 3 months to 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Secure Shell (SSH)
Rank 61 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SSH 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.47% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.42% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£363 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £401
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £29.59
SSH
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Hertfordshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
124 119 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 19.28% 15.66% 14.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 39 25
Average daily rate £375 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £239 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
-0.72% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 6 4
Average hourly rate £14.85 £23.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.80% +56.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £16.50 £13.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £30.00 £32.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%

SSH
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SSH across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

SSH Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

SSH
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SSH across the Hertfordshire region.

SSH Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

SSH
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SSH across the Hertfordshire region.

SSH Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

SSH
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SSH within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 27 March 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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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
Watford - - - -
SSH
East of England

SSH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 6 (75.00%) VMware
1 6 (75.00%) Hyper-V
2 5 (62.50%) Shell Script
2 5 (62.50%) Linux
2 5 (62.50%) TCP/IP
2 5 (62.50%) HP
3 3 (37.50%) Dell
3 3 (37.50%) EMC
3 3 (37.50%) DNS
3 3 (37.50%) Cisco
3 3 (37.50%) Sun
3 3 (37.50%) Red Hat
3 3 (37.50%) UNIX
3 3 (37.50%) Python
3 3 (37.50%) LDAP
3 3 (37.50%) Perl
3 3 (37.50%) Oracle
3 3 (37.50%) VMware ESX
3 3 (37.50%) PKI
3 3 (37.50%) Solaris
3 3 (37.50%) PowerShell
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (37.50%) vSphere
3 3 (37.50%) Bourne shell
3 3 (37.50%) C-shell
3 3 (37.50%) Puppet
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (25.00%) Bash Shell
4 2 (25.00%) HP SIM
4 2 (25.00%) Amazon AWS

SSH
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 2 (25.00%) WebLogic
1 2 (25.00%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) TCP/IP
2 3 (37.50%) DNS
2 3 (37.50%) LDAP
3 2 (25.00%) FTP
3 2 (25.00%) X.25
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) NonStop SQL
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) UNIX Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) Web Services
1 2 (25.00%) XML
2 1 (12.50%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) PKI
2 2 (25.00%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Linux
2 3 (37.50%) UNIX
2 3 (37.50%) Solaris
3 2 (25.00%) Windows
3 2 (25.00%) FreeBSD
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (12.50%) Operations Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) Shell Script
2 3 (37.50%) PowerShell
2 3 (37.50%) Bourne shell
2 3 (37.50%) C-shell
2 3 (37.50%) Perl
2 3 (37.50%) Python
3 2 (25.00%) SQL
3 2 (25.00%) C
3 2 (25.00%) COBOL
3 2 (25.00%) Bash Shell
System Software
1 6 (75.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (37.50%) vSphere
2 3 (37.50%) VMware ESX
3 2 (25.00%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) Puppet
2 2 (25.00%) BMC PATROL
2 2 (25.00%) SCCM
2 2 (25.00%) HP SIM
3 1 (12.50%) SCOM
3 1 (12.50%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (12.50%) SCOrch
3 1 (12.50%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (12.50%) SCSM
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) VMware
2 5 (62.50%) HP
3 3 (37.50%) Dell
3 3 (37.50%) EMC
3 3 (37.50%) Oracle
3 3 (37.50%) Cisco
3 3 (37.50%) Red Hat
3 3 (37.50%) Sun
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (25.00%) BMC
5 1 (12.50%) Symantec