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 27 May 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Secure Shell (SSH)
Rank 391 397 382
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -15
Contract jobs citing SSH 39 26 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.18% 0.12% 0.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.33% 0.87% 1.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 15 30
Median daily rate £450 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.13% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £270 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £470 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £438
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £49.19 - £30.00
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
2923 2983 2722
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 13.25% 13.38% 12.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2006 1950 1822
Median daily rate £425 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £369 £340 £333
% change year-on-year
+8.38% +2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 93 82
Median hourly rate £21.34 £22.67 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.84% +13.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.70 £14.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £50.00 £34.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +44.44%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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
City of London +34 4 £525 +45.32% 2
Croydon -15 1 - -
Paddington - 1 - -
SSH
England

SSH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 40 (55.56%) Unix
2 35 (48.61%) Windows
3 34 (47.22%) Linux
4 33 (45.83%) Oracle
5 26 (36.11%) DNS
6 25 (34.72%) Java
7 24 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
8 23 (31.94%) Git (software)
9 22 (30.56%) Bash Shell
9 22 (30.56%) DevOps
10 21 (29.17%) VPN
10 21 (29.17%) Firewall
11 19 (26.39%) SSL
12 18 (25.00%) TCP/IP
13 17 (23.61%) Maven
14 16 (22.22%) JIRA
14 16 (22.22%) HTTP
14 16 (22.22%) Opscode Chef
14 16 (22.22%) Open Source
15 15 (20.83%) Confluence
16 14 (19.44%) Amazon AWS
16 14 (19.44%) Windows Server
16 14 (19.44%) Cisco
16 14 (19.44%) Configuration Management
17 13 (18.06%) Microsoft
17 13 (18.06%) Finance
17 13 (18.06%) Windows Server 2012
18 12 (16.67%) Docker
18 12 (16.67%) Wiki
19 11 (15.28%) Groovy

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 15 (20.83%) Confluence
2 9 (12.50%) Apache
3 5 (6.94%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (6.94%) Tomcat
4 4 (5.56%) WordPress
5 3 (4.17%) Moodle
5 3 (4.17%) MS Exchange
6 2 (2.78%) WebSphere
7 1 (1.39%) OpenStack
Applications
1 8 (11.11%) HipChat
2 2 (2.78%) MS Office
2 2 (2.78%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (2.78%) Magento
2 1 (1.39%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.39%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (19.44%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.78%) GitHub
3 1 (1.39%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 26 (36.11%) DNS
2 21 (29.17%) Firewall
2 21 (29.17%) VPN
3 19 (26.39%) SSL
4 18 (25.00%) TCP/IP
5 16 (22.22%) HTTP
6 10 (13.89%) FTP
6 10 (13.89%) LDAP
7 8 (11.11%) Internet
8 6 (8.33%) SMTP
8 6 (8.33%) Wi-Fi
9 5 (6.94%) IPsec
10 4 (5.56%) LAN
10 4 (5.56%) Network Security
10 4 (5.56%) SAN
11 3 (4.17%) BGP
11 3 (4.17%) Cisco ASA
11 3 (4.17%) SNMP
11 3 (4.17%) Telnet
11 3 (4.17%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (15.28%) MySQL
2 4 (5.56%) SQL Server
3 3 (4.17%) DB2
4 1 (1.39%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.39%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.39%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 23 (31.94%) Git (software)
2 17 (23.61%) Maven
3 16 (22.22%) JIRA
4 9 (12.50%) Jenkins
5 5 (6.94%) JUnit
5 5 (6.94%) Sonatype Nexus
6 3 (4.17%) Ant
6 3 (4.17%) JIRA Agile
6 3 (4.17%) Liquibase
6 3 (4.17%) SonarQube
6 3 (4.17%) Subversion
6 3 (4.17%) Vagrant
7 2 (2.78%) SoapUI
8 1 (1.39%) Cucumber
8 1 (1.39%) Gradle
8 1 (1.39%) Hudson
8 1 (1.39%) IntelliJ
8 1 (1.39%) Robotium
8 1 (1.39%) Selenium
8 1 (1.39%) Toad
General
1 13 (18.06%) Finance
2 1 (1.39%) Banking
2 1 (1.39%) French Language
2 1 (1.39%) Legal
2 1 (1.39%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (18.06%) Developer
2 12 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
3 11 (15.28%) AWS Engineer
4 8 (11.11%) Consultant
5 7 (9.72%) Applications Support
5 7 (9.72%) Technical Support
6 6 (8.33%) Administrator
6 6 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
7 5 (6.94%) Analyst
7 5 (6.94%) PHP Developer
7 5 (6.94%) Systems Engineer
8 4 (5.56%) Cybersecurity Consultant
8 4 (5.56%) Security Consultant
8 4 (5.56%) Windows Administrator
8 4 (5.56%) Windows Systems Administrator
9 3 (4.17%) Business Analyst
9 3 (4.17%) Identity and Access Management Analyst
9 3 (4.17%) Network Engineer
9 3 (4.17%) Security Advisor
9 3 (4.17%) Tableau Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (11.11%) LAMP
1 8 (11.11%) SOAP
2 7 (9.72%) REST
3 6 (8.33%) CSS
3 6 (8.33%) HTML
3 6 (8.33%) jQuery
3 6 (8.33%) SAML
4 5 (6.94%) Middleware
5 3 (4.17%) .NET
5 3 (4.17%) ELK Stack
5 3 (4.17%) MCollective
5 3 (4.17%) Pandas
5 3 (4.17%) Web Services
6 2 (2.78%) CSS3
6 2 (2.78%) HTML5
6 2 (2.78%) JMS
6 2 (2.78%) LESS
6 2 (2.78%) Sass
6 2 (2.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (2.78%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (16.67%) Wiki
2 6 (8.33%) Computer Science
3 5 (6.94%) Client/Server
3 5 (6.94%) Derivative
3 5 (6.94%) PKI
4 4 (5.56%) Algorithms
5 3 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (4.17%) CESG
5 3 (4.17%) Cryptography
6 2 (2.78%) DataPower
6 2 (2.78%) e-Learning
6 2 (2.78%) Hedge funds
6 2 (2.78%) Learning Management System
6 2 (2.78%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.78%) VLE
7 1 (1.39%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.39%) Digital Media
7 1 (1.39%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.39%) User Experience
7 1 (1.39%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 40 (55.56%) Unix
2 35 (48.61%) Windows
3 34 (47.22%) Linux
4 14 (19.44%) Windows Server
5 13 (18.06%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (11.11%) CentOS
7 7 (9.72%) AIX
8 6 (8.33%) Mac OS X
9 3 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (4.17%) Windows Vista
10 2 (2.78%) Oracle Linux
10 2 (2.78%) Solaris
10 2 (2.78%) Ubuntu
10 2 (2.78%) VyOS
11 1 (1.39%) Apple iOS
11 1 (1.39%) Mac OS X Server
11 1 (1.39%) Windows 10
11 1 (1.39%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (30.56%) DevOps
3 16 (22.22%) Open Source
4 14 (19.44%) Configuration Management
5 10 (13.89%) Identity Management
5 10 (13.89%) Migration
6 9 (12.50%) Identity Access Management
7 8 (11.11%) Continuous Delivery
8 7 (9.72%) Information Security
8 7 (9.72%) SDLC
9 6 (8.33%) OWASP
9 6 (8.33%) Scrum
10 5 (6.94%) Business Continuity
10 5 (6.94%) Business Continuity Management
10 5 (6.94%) Change Management
10 5 (6.94%) Cybersecurity
10 5 (6.94%) Kanban
10 5 (6.94%) Penetration Testing
10 5 (6.94%) Service Management
10 5 (6.94%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 25 (34.72%) Java
2 22 (30.56%) Bash Shell
3 11 (15.28%) Groovy
3 11 (15.28%) Perl
4 10 (13.89%) PHP
4 10 (13.89%) Python
5 7 (9.72%) JavaScript
6 6 (8.33%) PowerShell
7 5 (6.94%) Ruby
8 4 (5.56%) Korn
8 4 (5.56%) SQL
9 3 (4.17%) AWK
9 3 (4.17%) C++
9 3 (4.17%) sed
9 3 (4.17%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.39%) Apple Swift
10 1 (1.39%) C#
10 1 (1.39%) COBOL
10 1 (1.39%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 11 (15.28%) CISSP
1 11 (15.28%) Security Cleared
2 10 (13.89%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (11.11%) CCNA
3 8 (11.11%) SC Cleared
4 7 (9.72%) MCSA
4 7 (9.72%) MCSE
4 7 (9.72%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (4.17%) CESG Certified Professional
6 2 (2.78%) CCIE
6 2 (2.78%) CCNP
6 2 (2.78%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.39%) CCSE
7 1 (1.39%) CEH
7 1 (1.39%) Check Point Certification
7 1 (1.39%) JNCIE
7 1 (1.39%) JNCIP
7 1 (1.39%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.17%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (2.78%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.78%) QA
3 1 (1.39%) RMADS
System Software
1 12 (16.67%) Docker
2 8 (11.11%) Active Directory
3 5 (6.94%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (4.17%) Postfix
5 3 (4.17%) Sendmail
5 3 (4.17%) Squid
6 2 (2.78%) iptables
6 2 (2.78%) NFS
6 2 (2.78%) VirtualBox
7 1 (1.39%) OpenSSH
7 1 (1.39%) oVirt
7 1 (1.39%) Samba
7 1 (1.39%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 16 (22.22%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (12.50%) Packer
3 8 (11.11%) Puppet
4 7 (9.72%) ZABBIX
5 6 (8.33%) Ansible
6 4 (5.56%) Control-M
6 4 (5.56%) logstash
6 4 (5.56%) Nagios
7 3 (4.17%) Kibana
7 3 (4.17%) Kubernetes
7 3 (4.17%) Salt
7 3 (4.17%) Terraform
7 3 (4.17%) yum
8 2 (2.78%) CA Single Sign-On
8 2 (2.78%) Oracle ZFS
9 1 (1.39%) Graphite
9 1 (1.39%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (1.39%) NetVault Backup
9 1 (1.39%) OpenView
9 1 (1.39%) vMotion
Vendors
1 33 (45.83%) Oracle
2 14 (19.44%) Cisco
3 13 (18.06%) Microsoft
4 11 (15.28%) VMware
5 6 (8.33%) F5
6 5 (6.94%) BMC
7 4 (5.56%) Apple
8 3 (4.17%) CA
8 3 (4.17%) Citrix
8 3 (4.17%) Dell
8 3 (4.17%) Sonatype
8 3 (4.17%) Tableau
9 2 (2.78%) 3PAR
9 2 (2.78%) CheckPoint
9 2 (2.78%) HP
9 2 (2.78%) IBM
9 2 (2.78%) QNAP
9 2 (2.78%) Red Hat
9 2 (2.78%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (2.78%) Vyatta
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