The table below looks at the statistics for SSH skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SSH over the 3 months to 30 October 2014 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Secure Shell (SSH)
Rank 381 407 386
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -21
Contract jobs citing SSH 38 12 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.15% 0.048% 0.067%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.21% 0.39% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 9 8
Average daily rate
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£400 £475 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.78% +46.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £365 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £560 £426
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £300
% change year-on-year
- +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
3148 3075 3283
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.81% 12.32% 13.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 2103 2028 2094
Average daily rate £400 £400 £394
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+5.29% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 94 140
Average hourly rate £22.00 £20.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £12.68 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.13 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +7.14%

SSH
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SSH across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 30 October 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SSH within the London region over the 3 months to 30 October 2014. 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
City of London +27 6 £400 -15.78% 1
SSH
England

SSH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 53 (66.25%) Linux
2 36 (45.00%) Apache
3 35 (43.75%) MySQL
4 33 (41.25%) UNIX
5 28 (35.00%) Oracle
6 27 (33.75%) Perl
7 25 (31.25%) PHP
7 25 (31.25%) HTTP
7 25 (31.25%) TCP/IP
8 24 (30.00%) Red Hat
9 23 (28.75%) SQL
9 23 (28.75%) Java
10 22 (27.50%) SSL
11 20 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 19 (23.75%) Firewall
12 19 (23.75%) Bash Shell
13 18 (22.50%) DNS
14 16 (20.00%) Shell Script
15 15 (18.75%) VPN
16 14 (17.50%) FTP
16 14 (17.50%) HTML
16 14 (17.50%) XML
16 14 (17.50%) Git (software)
17 13 (16.25%) Finance
18 12 (15.00%) Subversion
18 12 (15.00%) CentOS
18 12 (15.00%) sed
19 11 (13.75%) Regular Expression
19 11 (13.75%) Moodle
19 11 (13.75%) Migration

SSH
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 36 (45.00%) Apache
2 11 (13.75%) Moodle
3 10 (12.50%) IIS
4 8 (10.00%) WebSphere
5 7 (8.75%) WebLogic
6 6 (7.50%) Tomcat
6 6 (7.50%) Confluence
7 5 (6.25%) JBoss
8 3 (3.75%) WordPress
9 2 (2.50%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 2 (2.50%) Drupal
10 1 (1.25%) nginx
10 1 (1.25%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
10 1 (1.25%) OpenStack
10 1 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (1.25%) CICS
10 1 (1.25%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (2.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.50%) Magento
2 1 (1.25%) SAP ERP
2 1 (1.25%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.50%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.25%) PaaS
2 1 (1.25%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.25%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (31.25%) HTTP
1 25 (31.25%) TCP/IP
2 22 (27.50%) SSL
3 19 (23.75%) Firewall
4 18 (22.50%) DNS
5 15 (18.75%) VPN
6 14 (17.50%) FTP
7 11 (13.75%) Ethernet
8 9 (11.25%) LDAP
8 9 (11.25%) SMTP
9 8 (10.00%) SNMP
10 7 (8.75%) IPsec
10 7 (8.75%) WAN
11 6 (7.50%) DHCP
11 6 (7.50%) HTTPS
11 6 (7.50%) BGP
12 5 (6.25%) Intranet
12 5 (6.25%) LAN
13 4 (5.00%) ATM
13 4 (5.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (43.75%) MySQL
2 4 (5.00%) MS Access
2 4 (5.00%) DB2
2 4 (5.00%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (3.75%) Oracle Database
3 3 (3.75%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (3.75%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.25%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.25%) Big Data
4 1 (1.25%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.25%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.25%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 14 (17.50%) Git (software)
2 12 (15.00%) Subversion
3 6 (7.50%) JIRA
3 6 (7.50%) Maven
3 6 (7.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (1.25%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (16.25%) Finance
2 9 (11.25%) Banking
3 8 (10.00%) Investment Banking
4 5 (6.25%) Telecoms
5 4 (5.00%) Front Office
6 3 (3.75%) Financial Institution
7 2 (2.50%) Automotive
7 2 (2.50%) Legal
7 2 (2.50%) Publishing
7 2 (2.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 23 (28.75%) Developer
2 16 (20.00%) Analyst
3 11 (13.75%) Administrator
3 11 (13.75%) Systems Administrator
4 10 (12.50%) Java Developer
5 9 (11.25%) Linux Administrator
6 8 (10.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 6 (7.50%) Technical Analyst
8 5 (6.25%) PHP Developer
8 5 (6.25%) Network Engineer
9 4 (5.00%) Software Engineer
9 4 (5.00%) Consultant
9 4 (5.00%) Senior Analyst
9 4 (5.00%) Senior Security Analyst
9 4 (5.00%) Security Analyst
9 4 (5.00%) IT Security Analyst
9 4 (5.00%) Moodle Developer
9 4 (5.00%) Senior IT Security Analyst
10 3 (3.75%) Development Analyst
10 3 (3.75%) UNIX Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (17.50%) HTML
1 14 (17.50%) XML
2 11 (13.75%) Regular Expression
2 11 (13.75%) jQuery
3 9 (11.25%) .NET
3 9 (11.25%) Web Services
4 8 (10.00%) CSS
4 8 (10.00%) RESTful
5 7 (8.75%) HTML5
5 7 (8.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 7 (8.75%) JSON
6 6 (7.50%) Servlets
6 6 (7.50%) Spring
6 6 (7.50%) Spring Security
6 6 (7.50%) JPA
6 6 (7.50%) Hibernate
6 6 (7.50%) AngularJS
7 4 (5.00%) SOAP
7 4 (5.00%) Middleware
7 4 (5.00%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.50%) E-Learning
2 7 (8.75%) VLE
2 7 (8.75%) Equities
3 5 (6.25%) Clustering
4 4 (5.00%) Open Source
4 4 (5.00%) Learning Management System
5 3 (3.75%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.75%) Algorithms
5 3 (3.75%) PKI
5 3 (3.75%) Computer Science
5 3 (3.75%) Client/Server
6 2 (2.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (2.50%) Fixed Income
6 2 (2.50%) Cryptography
6 2 (2.50%) SWIFT
6 2 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.50%) Hedge funds
7 1 (1.25%) LPAR
7 1 (1.25%) DLPAR
7 1 (1.25%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 53 (66.25%) Linux
2 33 (41.25%) UNIX
3 20 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 12 (15.00%) CentOS
5 8 (10.00%) Windows
5 8 (10.00%) Solaris
6 5 (6.25%) AIX
7 4 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (3.75%) SUSE
8 3 (3.75%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.25%) Ubuntu
9 1 (1.25%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (13.75%) Migration
1 11 (13.75%) Performance Testing
1 11 (13.75%) Data Modelling
2 7 (8.75%) E-Commerce
3 6 (7.50%) Identity Management
4 5 (6.25%) ITIL
5 4 (5.00%) ETL
5 4 (5.00%) OO
5 4 (5.00%) Configuration Management
5 4 (5.00%) Project Management
5 4 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (5.00%) Risk Assessment
5 4 (5.00%) Security Architecture
5 4 (5.00%) Mentoring
6 3 (3.75%) DevOps
6 3 (3.75%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (3.75%) Penetration Testing
6 3 (3.75%) Software Engineering
6 3 (3.75%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (3.75%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 27 (33.75%) Perl
2 25 (31.25%) PHP
3 23 (28.75%) SQL
3 23 (28.75%) Java
4 19 (23.75%) Bash Shell
5 16 (20.00%) Shell Script
6 12 (15.00%) sed
7 10 (12.50%) JavaScript
8 7 (8.75%) Python
9 5 (6.25%) C
10 4 (5.00%) C++
10 4 (5.00%) PowerShell
11 3 (3.75%) Korn
11 3 (3.75%) T-SQL
12 2 (2.50%) VB
12 2 (2.50%) ActionScript
12 2 (2.50%) C#
12 2 (2.50%) Ruby
12 2 (2.50%) XPath
12 2 (2.50%) ActionScript 2.0
Qualifications
1 9 (11.25%) Degree
2 4 (5.00%) CISSP
2 4 (5.00%) CISM
3 3 (3.75%) RHCE
4 1 (1.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (1.25%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.25%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.25%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.25%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.50%) QA
2 1 (1.25%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (5.00%) NFS
1 4 (5.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (3.75%) OpenSSH
3 2 (2.50%) qmail
3 2 (2.50%) Postfix
3 2 (2.50%) Sendmail
3 2 (2.50%) PowerHA
3 2 (2.50%) RHEV
4 1 (1.25%) vSphere
4 1 (1.25%) XenApp
4 1 (1.25%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 1 (1.25%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (1.25%) Squid
4 1 (1.25%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.25%) Samba
4 1 (1.25%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (6.25%) Puppet
2 3 (3.75%) Tivoli
2 3 (3.75%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (2.50%) CA SiteMinder
3 2 (2.50%) BladeLogic
4 1 (1.25%) ITRS Geneos
4 1 (1.25%) Capistrano
4 1 (1.25%) Red Hat Satellite
4 1 (1.25%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 1 (1.25%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 1 (1.25%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.25%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (1.25%) Nagios
4 1 (1.25%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 28 (35.00%) Oracle
2 24 (30.00%) Red Hat
3 7 (8.75%) F5
3 7 (8.75%) VMware
3 7 (8.75%) CheckPoint
3 7 (8.75%) Cisco
4 6 (7.50%) IBM
5 5 (6.25%) NetApp
6 4 (5.00%) Zend
6 4 (5.00%) Cyber-Ark
7 3 (3.75%) Microsoft
8 2 (2.50%) Veritas
8 2 (2.50%) BMC
8 2 (2.50%) HP
8 2 (2.50%) EMC
8 2 (2.50%) Citrix
8 2 (2.50%) Sun
8 2 (2.50%) Radianz
8 2 (2.50%) Reuters
8 2 (2.50%) Symantec
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