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 29 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Secure Shell (SSH)
Rank 377 366 392
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +26
Contract jobs citing SSH 25 39 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.11% 0.17% 0.036%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.86% 1.44% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 30 7
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£363 £365 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.68% +12.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £288 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £428 £422
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £445 £300
% change year-on-year
-15.73% +48.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £30.00 -
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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
2918 2704 2865
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 13.31% 11.87% 12.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 1923 1800 1769
Average daily rate £375 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £520 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 80 131
Average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -6.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.90 £14.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £34.00 £103.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -20.00%

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 29 May 2015.

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 29 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
City of London +4 6 £361 -3.66%
Croydon - 5 £425 -
SSH
England

SSH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 8 (24.24%) Finance
1 8 (24.24%) UNIX
1 8 (24.24%) Linux
1 8 (24.24%) TCP/IP
1 8 (24.24%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (21.21%) Active Directory
2 7 (21.21%) Shell Script
2 7 (21.21%) Windows
2 7 (21.21%) Oracle
3 6 (18.18%) AIX
3 6 (18.18%) IBM
3 6 (18.18%) sed
4 5 (15.15%) SNMP
4 5 (15.15%) Red Hat
4 5 (15.15%) HP
4 5 (15.15%) SSL
4 5 (15.15%) FTP
4 5 (15.15%) HTTP
4 5 (15.15%) Solaris
4 5 (15.15%) C
4 5 (15.15%) Identity Management
4 5 (15.15%) VMware
5 4 (12.12%) Banking
5 4 (12.12%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (12.12%) Software Engineering
5 4 (12.12%) PKI
5 4 (12.12%) Korn
5 4 (12.12%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (12.12%) Tivoli Identity Manager
5 4 (12.12%) PHP

SSH
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 4 (12.12%) Apache
2 3 (9.09%) Moodle
3 2 (6.06%) SharePoint
3 2 (6.06%) MS Exchange
3 2 (6.06%) WebLogic
3 2 (6.06%) JBoss
4 1 (3.03%) OpenStack
4 1 (3.03%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (3.03%) Tomcat
4 1 (3.03%) WebSphere
4 1 (3.03%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (12.12%) MS Office
2 1 (3.03%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.03%) PaaS
1 1 (3.03%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (24.24%) TCP/IP
2 5 (15.15%) SNMP
2 5 (15.15%) SSL
2 5 (15.15%) FTP
2 5 (15.15%) HTTP
3 4 (12.12%) SMTP
3 4 (12.12%) Telnet
4 3 (9.09%) DNS
4 3 (9.09%) DHCP
4 3 (9.09%) LDAP
5 2 (6.06%) Ethernet
6 1 (3.03%) Internet
6 1 (3.03%) Kerberos
6 1 (3.03%) LAN
6 1 (3.03%) VoIP
6 1 (3.03%) WAN
6 1 (3.03%) Wireless
6 1 (3.03%) Firewall
6 1 (3.03%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.12%) PostgreSQL
1 4 (12.12%) MySQL
2 2 (6.06%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.03%) JIRA
2 1 (3.03%) Subversion
General
1 8 (24.24%) Finance
2 4 (12.12%) Banking
3 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.03%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 10 (30.30%) Analyst
2 9 (27.27%) Developer
3 4 (12.12%) Python Developer
3 4 (12.12%) Software Developer
3 4 (12.12%) Software Engineer
3 4 (12.12%) Support Analyst
3 4 (12.12%) Python Software Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Moodle Developer
4 3 (9.09%) Project Manager
4 3 (9.09%) Business Analyst
4 3 (9.09%) UNIX Support
4 3 (9.09%) UNIX Support Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Developer Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Technical Manager
5 2 (6.06%) Banking Business Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Technical Project Manager
6 1 (3.03%) Windows Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Magento Developer
6 1 (3.03%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.12%) SailPoint
2 2 (6.06%) HTML
2 2 (6.06%) Middleware
2 2 (6.06%) Regular Expression
3 1 (3.03%) HTML5
3 1 (3.03%) Twisted
3 1 (3.03%) CSS3
3 1 (3.03%) Sass
3 1 (3.03%) LESS
3 1 (3.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (3.03%) CSS
3 1 (3.03%) Web Services
3 1 (3.03%) XML
3 1 (3.03%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 8 (24.24%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (12.12%) PKI
2 4 (12.12%) Algorithms
3 2 (6.06%) Clustering
3 2 (6.06%) VLE
3 2 (6.06%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.03%) Smartcard
4 1 (3.03%) Mainframe
4 1 (3.03%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (3.03%) CESG
4 1 (3.03%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 8 (24.24%) UNIX
1 8 (24.24%) Linux
2 7 (21.21%) Windows
3 6 (18.18%) AIX
4 5 (15.15%) Solaris
5 3 (9.09%) CentOS
5 3 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (3.03%) Windows 7
7 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (3.03%) zOS
7 1 (3.03%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (15.15%) Identity Management
2 4 (12.12%) Software Engineering
2 4 (12.12%) SIEM
3 3 (9.09%) Project Management
3 3 (9.09%) Load Balancing
3 3 (9.09%) Performance Testing
4 2 (6.06%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (6.06%) Data Modelling
5 1 (3.03%) Vulnerability Management
5 1 (3.03%) High Availability
5 1 (3.03%) Cyber Security
5 1 (3.03%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (3.03%) Server Hardening
5 1 (3.03%) Configuration Management
5 1 (3.03%) PRINCE2
5 1 (3.03%) Migration
5 1 (3.03%) SEO
5 1 (3.03%) ITSM
5 1 (3.03%) Business Development
5 1 (3.03%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (21.21%) Shell Script
2 6 (18.18%) sed
3 5 (15.15%) C
4 4 (12.12%) Korn
4 4 (12.12%) PHP
4 4 (12.12%) Python
5 3 (9.09%) Bash Shell
5 3 (9.09%) Perl
5 3 (9.09%) SQL
5 3 (9.09%) Java
6 2 (6.06%) AWK
7 1 (3.03%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (6.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.03%) RHCE
2 1 (3.03%) Degree
2 1 (3.03%) DV Cleared
2 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 7 (21.21%) Active Directory
2 4 (12.12%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (12.12%) OpenSSH
3 2 (6.06%) Terminal Services
3 2 (6.06%) vSphere
4 1 (3.03%) XenApp
4 1 (3.03%) Firmware
4 1 (3.03%) NFS
Systems Management
1 4 (12.12%) Tivoli Identity Manager
2 1 (3.03%) Red Hat Satellite
2 1 (3.03%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (21.21%) Oracle
2 6 (18.18%) IBM
3 5 (15.15%) Red Hat
3 5 (15.15%) HP
3 5 (15.15%) VMware
4 4 (12.12%) Dell
4 4 (12.12%) CA
4 4 (12.12%) Microsoft
4 4 (12.12%) Cyber-Ark
4 4 (12.12%) ForgeRock
4 4 (12.12%) ArcSight
5 1 (3.03%) Aruba
5 1 (3.03%) Sophos
5 1 (3.03%) Cisco
5 1 (3.03%) EMC
5 1 (3.03%) Citrix
5 1 (3.03%) Sybase
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