The table below looks at the statistics for SSH skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SSH over the 3 months to 28 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Secure Shell (SSH)
Rank 352 405 380
Rank change year-on-year
+53 -25
Contract jobs citing SSH 76 28 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.34% 0.12% 0.18%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.35% 0.91% 1.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 15 32
Median daily rate £463 £375 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.33% +13.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £371 £234 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £535 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £389 £350
% change year-on-year
+15.84% +11.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £49.19 £187.50 -
% change year-on-year
-73.76% -
SSH
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 London region.

Communications & Networking Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
3229 3067 2887
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 14.56% 13.01% 12.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 2166 2004 1800
Median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £331
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +5.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 109 91
Median hourly rate £21.00 £17.98 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.79% -10.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £13.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £43.00 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+50.98% +7.62%

SSH
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing SSH as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

SSH Jobs Demand Trend in London

SSH
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

SSH Daily Rate Trend in London

SSH
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SSH across the London region over the 3 months to 28 July 2016.

SSH Daily Rate Histogram in London

SSH
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

SSH Hourly Rate Trend in London

SSH
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SSH within the London region over the 3 months to 28 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Croydon - 12 £375 -
City of London +51 5 £500 -39.39% 2
SSH
England

SSH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SSH also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for SSH.

1 78 (66.10%) Linux
2 74 (62.71%) Oracle
3 73 (61.86%) DNS
4 71 (60.17%) DevOps
5 68 (57.63%) Agile Software Development
6 66 (55.93%) Git (software)
7 62 (52.54%) Amazon AWS
8 61 (51.69%) Docker
8 61 (51.69%) Configuration Management
9 59 (50.00%) Apache
9 59 (50.00%) VMware
10 58 (49.15%) Maven
10 58 (49.15%) JIRA
10 58 (49.15%) Puppet
11 54 (45.76%) Confluence
11 54 (45.76%) Ansible
12 53 (44.92%) Jenkins
13 52 (44.07%) Kubernetes
14 51 (43.22%) ZABBIX
14 51 (43.22%) Sonatype Nexus
15 49 (41.53%) Continuous Delivery
15 49 (41.53%) HipChat
15 49 (41.53%) logstash
15 49 (41.53%) Identity Management
16 48 (40.68%) OpenLDAP
16 48 (40.68%) Security Cleared
16 48 (40.68%) OpenVPN
16 48 (40.68%) Terraform
16 48 (40.68%) Rancher
17 47 (39.83%) CentOS

SSH
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 59 (50.00%) Apache
2 54 (45.76%) Confluence
3 47 (39.83%) Elasticsearch
4 8 (6.78%) Tomcat
5 4 (3.39%) JBoss
5 4 (3.39%) WebSphere
6 3 (2.54%) Moodle
6 3 (2.54%) WordPress
7 2 (1.69%) IBM HTTP Server
7 2 (1.69%) OpenStack
7 2 (1.69%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.85%) IIS
Applications
1 49 (41.53%) HipChat
2 2 (1.69%) MS Office
3 1 (0.85%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.85%) Magento
1 1 (0.85%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (0.85%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 62 (52.54%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.69%) GitHub
2 2 (1.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.85%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 73 (61.86%) DNS
2 48 (40.68%) OpenLDAP
2 48 (40.68%) OpenVPN
3 26 (22.03%) SSL
4 23 (19.49%) Firewall
5 22 (18.64%) TCP/IP
6 21 (17.80%) VPN
7 15 (12.71%) HTTP
7 15 (12.71%) LDAP
8 9 (7.63%) FTP
9 6 (5.08%) Internet
9 6 (5.08%) LAN
10 5 (4.24%) WAN
10 5 (4.24%) Wi-Fi
11 4 (3.39%) SNMP
11 4 (3.39%) Telnet
12 3 (2.54%) DHCP
12 3 (2.54%) HTTPS
12 3 (2.54%) NAS
12 3 (2.54%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (35.59%) Hadoop
1 42 (35.59%) PostgreSQL
2 16 (13.56%) MySQL
3 3 (2.54%) DB2
4 1 (0.85%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 66 (55.93%) Git (software)
2 58 (49.15%) JIRA
2 58 (49.15%) Maven
3 53 (44.92%) Jenkins
4 51 (43.22%) Sonatype Nexus
5 47 (39.83%) JUnit
6 45 (38.14%) JIRA Agile
7 44 (37.29%) Ant
7 44 (37.29%) SonarQube
8 42 (35.59%) Liquibase
9 37 (31.36%) Bitbucket
10 4 (3.39%) Subversion
11 3 (2.54%) SoapUI
12 2 (1.69%) Vagrant
13 1 (0.85%) Cucumber
13 1 (0.85%) Robotium
13 1 (0.85%) Selenium
13 1 (0.85%) Toad
General
1 8 (6.78%) Finance
2 1 (0.85%) Advertising
2 1 (0.85%) French Language
2 1 (0.85%) Legal
2 1 (0.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 43 (36.44%) DevOps Engineer
2 18 (15.25%) Lead DevOps
3 17 (14.41%) Senior DevOps
3 17 (14.41%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 16 (13.56%) Consultant
5 11 (9.32%) Developer
6 10 (8.47%) AWS DevOps
6 10 (8.47%) AWS Engineer
7 8 (6.78%) Systems Engineer
8 7 (5.93%) Applications Support
8 7 (5.93%) Technical Support
9 6 (5.08%) DevOps Consultant
10 5 (4.24%) Administrator
10 5 (4.24%) PHP Developer
10 5 (4.24%) Systems Administrator
11 4 (3.39%) Cybersecurity Consultant
11 4 (3.39%) Junior
11 4 (3.39%) Junior DevOps
11 4 (3.39%) Security Consultant
12 3 (2.54%) Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (38.14%) ELK Stack
1 45 (38.14%) MCollective
2 42 (35.59%) Software Packaging
3 12 (10.17%) LAMP
4 11 (9.32%) SOAP
5 9 (7.63%) REST
6 7 (5.93%) Middleware
7 6 (5.08%) SAML
8 5 (4.24%) CSS
8 5 (4.24%) HTML
8 5 (4.24%) jQuery
8 5 (4.24%) Web Services
9 4 (3.39%) JMS
10 3 (2.54%) .NET
10 3 (2.54%) J2EE
10 3 (2.54%) JDBC
10 3 (2.54%) XML
11 2 (1.69%) Apache Flex
11 2 (1.69%) Java EE
11 2 (1.69%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.32%) Wiki
2 7 (5.93%) Computer Science
2 7 (5.93%) PKI
3 5 (4.24%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.39%) Algorithms
4 4 (3.39%) Derivative
5 2 (1.69%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.69%) Clustering
5 2 (1.69%) DataPower
5 2 (1.69%) e-Learning
5 2 (1.69%) Learning Management System
5 2 (1.69%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.69%) Private Cloud
5 2 (1.69%) VLE
5 2 (1.69%) Web 2.0
6 1 (0.85%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.85%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.85%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.85%) User Experience
6 1 (0.85%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 78 (66.10%) Linux
2 47 (39.83%) CentOS
3 33 (27.97%) Unix
4 25 (21.19%) Windows
5 12 (10.17%) Windows Server
5 12 (10.17%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (5.08%) AIX
6 6 (5.08%) Mac OS X
7 3 (2.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (1.69%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.85%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.85%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.85%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (60.17%) DevOps
2 68 (57.63%) Agile Software Development
3 61 (51.69%) Configuration Management
4 49 (41.53%) Continuous Delivery
4 49 (41.53%) Identity Management
5 47 (39.83%) Scrum
5 47 (39.83%) Service Management
6 46 (38.98%) Continuous Integration
7 37 (31.36%) Case Management
8 34 (28.81%) Coaching
9 33 (27.97%) Workflow
10 30 (25.42%) Stakeholder Management
11 15 (12.71%) Open Source
12 13 (11.02%) Software Engineering
13 9 (7.63%) Information Security
13 9 (7.63%) Migration
14 8 (6.78%) Identity Access Management
15 7 (5.93%) Change Management
16 6 (5.08%) E-Commerce
16 6 (5.08%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 46 (38.98%) Ruby
2 43 (36.44%) Shell Script
3 27 (22.88%) Java
4 22 (18.64%) Bash Shell
5 14 (11.86%) Perl
6 10 (8.47%) Groovy
6 10 (8.47%) PHP
6 10 (8.47%) Python
7 7 (5.93%) SQL
8 6 (5.08%) JavaScript
9 4 (3.39%) Korn
10 3 (2.54%) C++
10 3 (2.54%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.85%) Apple Swift
11 1 (0.85%) C#
11 1 (0.85%) COBOL
11 1 (0.85%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 48 (40.68%) Security Cleared
2 45 (38.14%) SC Cleared
3 24 (20.34%) CTC Cleared
4 10 (8.47%) CISSP
5 9 (7.63%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (6.78%) CCNA
6 8 (6.78%) MCSA
6 8 (6.78%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (5.93%) MCSE
8 5 (4.24%) BPSS Clearance
9 2 (1.69%) CCIE
9 2 (1.69%) CISA
9 2 (1.69%) CISM
10 1 (0.85%) CCNP
10 1 (0.85%) CCSE
10 1 (0.85%) Check Point Certification
10 1 (0.85%) Degree
10 1 (0.85%) JNCIE
10 1 (0.85%) JNCIP
10 1 (0.85%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.54%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (1.69%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.69%) QA
2 2 (1.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 61 (51.69%) Docker
2 45 (38.14%) Postfix
2 45 (38.14%) Squid
3 42 (35.59%) vCloud
4 11 (9.32%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (4.24%) Active Directory
6 3 (2.54%) NFS
6 3 (2.54%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (1.69%) iptables
7 2 (1.69%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.85%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.85%) OpenSSH
8 1 (0.85%) Samba
8 1 (0.85%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.85%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 58 (49.15%) Puppet
2 54 (45.76%) Ansible
3 52 (44.07%) Kubernetes
4 51 (43.22%) ZABBIX
5 49 (41.53%) logstash
6 48 (40.68%) Rancher
6 48 (40.68%) Terraform
7 45 (38.14%) Kibana
8 17 (14.41%) Opscode Chef
9 9 (7.63%) Packer
10 4 (3.39%) Control-M
10 4 (3.39%) SELinux
11 3 (2.54%) yum
12 2 (1.69%) CA Single Sign-On
12 2 (1.69%) Nagios
12 2 (1.69%) OpenView
12 2 (1.69%) Salt
13 1 (0.85%) Graphite
13 1 (0.85%) HP Quality Center
13 1 (0.85%) vMotion
Vendors
1 74 (62.71%) Oracle
2 59 (50.00%) VMware
3 45 (38.14%) Sonatype
4 37 (31.36%) Atlassian
5 12 (10.17%) Cisco
6 11 (9.32%) Microsoft
7 5 (4.24%) BMC
7 5 (4.24%) F5
8 4 (3.39%) Apple
8 4 (3.39%) Dell
8 4 (3.39%) HP
8 4 (3.39%) IBM
9 3 (2.54%) CA
9 3 (2.54%) NetApp
10 2 (1.69%) Cyber-Ark
10 2 (1.69%) QNAP
10 2 (1.69%) Red Hat
10 2 (1.69%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (1.69%) Zend
11 1 (0.85%) Palo Alto
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