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 21 January 2017 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Secure Shell (SSH)
England / London
Rank 362 379 404
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +25
Contract jobs citing SSH 41 37 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.21% 0.18% 0.066%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.68% 1.39% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 24 10
Median daily rate £475 £450 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +22.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £343 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £625 £429
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £360
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £12.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- -60.00%

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
2445 2663 2770
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.79% 12.68% 13.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 1659 1732 1848
Median daily rate £430 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.17% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.36% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 77 66
Median hourly rate £45.00 £24.23 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+85.72% +29.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.40 £14.00 £13.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +20.83%

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 21 January 2017.

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 21 January 2017. 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 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 +2 10 £375 -9.09% 2
Croydon - 2 - -
Hayes - 1 £365 -
Docklands, London - 1 £375 -
Canary Wharf - 1 £400 -
SSH
England

SSH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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.

1 130 (80.25%) Linux
2 110 (67.90%) VMware
3 107 (66.05%) DNS
4 103 (63.58%) Puppet
5 99 (61.11%) Apache
5 99 (61.11%) Oracle
6 93 (57.41%) Git (software)
7 92 (56.79%) Amazon AWS
8 91 (56.17%) Configuration Management
8 91 (56.17%) Agile Software Development
9 88 (54.32%) Ansible
10 87 (53.70%) DevOps
10 87 (53.70%) Shell Script
11 86 (53.09%) Docker
11 86 (53.09%) Jenkins
12 85 (52.47%) logstash
12 85 (52.47%) Kubernetes
12 85 (52.47%) Terraform
12 85 (52.47%) OpenVPN
13 84 (51.85%) ZABBIX
13 84 (51.85%) OpenLDAP
13 84 (51.85%) JIRA
13 84 (51.85%) Sonatype Nexus
13 84 (51.85%) PostgreSQL
13 84 (51.85%) Rancher
14 83 (51.23%) Scrum
14 83 (51.23%) Service Management
14 83 (51.23%) Identity Management
14 83 (51.23%) Maven
14 83 (51.23%) Ant

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 99 (61.11%) Apache
2 83 (51.23%) Elasticsearch
3 79 (48.77%) Confluence
4 18 (11.11%) nginx
5 16 (9.88%) Tomcat
6 4 (2.47%) WebSphere
7 3 (1.85%) WebLogic
8 2 (1.23%) ColdFusion
8 2 (1.23%) JBoss
8 2 (1.23%) OpenStack
8 2 (1.23%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.62%) IBM HTTP Server
9 1 (0.62%) IIS
9 1 (0.62%) iPlanet
9 1 (0.62%) MQSeries
9 1 (0.62%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.62%) WebLogic Portal
9 1 (0.62%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.62%) WordPress
Applications
1 78 (48.15%) HipChat
2 5 (3.09%) MS Excel
3 4 (2.47%) MS Office
4 3 (1.85%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.62%) LaTeX
Business Applications
1 1 (0.62%) Magento
1 1 (0.62%) Maximo
1 1 (0.62%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 92 (56.79%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (3.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.85%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (1.23%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (1.23%) Amazon S3
4 2 (1.23%) G Suite
4 2 (1.23%) Route 53
5 1 (0.62%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.62%) GitHub
5 1 (0.62%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 107 (66.05%) DNS
2 85 (52.47%) OpenVPN
3 84 (51.85%) OpenLDAP
4 29 (17.90%) IPsec
5 28 (17.28%) VPN
6 25 (15.43%) HTTP
7 23 (14.20%) Firewall
8 22 (13.58%) Reverse Proxy
9 21 (12.96%) SSL
10 20 (12.35%) TCP/IP
11 16 (9.88%) Internet
12 14 (8.64%) FTP
12 14 (8.64%) LAN
12 14 (8.64%) LDAP
12 14 (8.64%) WAN
13 13 (8.02%) DHCP
14 12 (7.41%) Cisco ASA
14 12 (7.41%) OSPF
15 10 (6.17%) SAN
16 9 (5.56%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (51.85%) PostgreSQL
2 78 (48.15%) Hadoop
3 25 (15.43%) Oracle Database
4 24 (14.81%) Oracle Database 11g
5 8 (4.94%) MySQL
6 4 (2.47%) SQL Server
7 3 (1.85%) DB2
8 2 (1.23%) Data Mining
8 2 (1.23%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.23%) RDBMS
8 2 (1.23%) Redis
8 2 (1.23%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.62%) GIS
Development Applications
1 93 (57.41%) Git (software)
2 86 (53.09%) Jenkins
3 84 (51.85%) JIRA
3 84 (51.85%) Sonatype Nexus
4 83 (51.23%) Ant
4 83 (51.23%) JUnit
4 83 (51.23%) Maven
4 83 (51.23%) SonarQube
5 82 (50.62%) Liquibase
6 78 (48.15%) JIRA Agile
7 55 (33.95%) Bitbucket
8 3 (1.85%) Subversion
8 3 (1.85%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 2 (1.23%) Phabricator
9 2 (1.23%) Toad
General
1 22 (13.58%) Finance
2 6 (3.70%) Banking
3 2 (1.23%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.62%) Advertising
4 1 (0.62%) Electronics
4 1 (0.62%) Games
4 1 (0.62%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.62%) Japanese Language
4 1 (0.62%) Law
4 1 (0.62%) Marketing
4 1 (0.62%) Retail
4 1 (0.62%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 55 (33.95%) DevOps Engineer
2 24 (14.81%) Senior DevOps
2 24 (14.81%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 23 (14.20%) Administrator
4 21 (12.96%) Consultant
4 21 (12.96%) Systems Administrator
5 16 (9.88%) Linux Administrator
5 16 (9.88%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 14 (8.64%) Lead DevOps
7 10 (6.17%) Network Engineer
8 8 (4.94%) Developer
8 8 (4.94%) Linux Engineer
8 8 (4.94%) Security Engineer
9 7 (4.32%) DevOps Consultant
10 6 (3.70%) Senior Linux Administrator
10 6 (3.70%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
10 6 (3.70%) Senior Systems Administrator
10 6 (3.70%) Systems Engineer
10 6 (3.70%) Unix Engineer
11 5 (3.09%) Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (51.23%) ELK Stack
1 83 (51.23%) MCollective
2 81 (50.00%) Software Packaging
3 7 (4.32%) 802.1X
4 6 (3.70%) CSS
4 6 (3.70%) HTML
5 5 (3.09%) LAMP
5 5 (3.09%) Leaflet
5 5 (3.09%) OpenLayers
6 4 (2.47%) Play Framework
6 4 (2.47%) SOAP
6 4 (2.47%) Web Services
7 3 (1.85%) COM
8 2 (1.23%) J2EE
8 2 (1.23%) Middleware
8 2 (1.23%) REST
8 2 (1.23%) XML
9 1 (0.62%) D3.js
9 1 (0.62%) Gherkin
9 1 (0.62%) Highcharts JS
Miscellaneous
1 14 (8.64%) Data Centre
2 9 (5.56%) PKI
3 8 (4.94%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (3.09%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.85%) Algorithms
5 3 (1.85%) CLARiiON
5 3 (1.85%) Clustering
5 3 (1.85%) Private Cloud
6 2 (1.23%) Cyberthreat
6 2 (1.23%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 2 (1.23%) Hedge funds
6 2 (1.23%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.23%) NHS
6 2 (1.23%) Virtual Team
6 2 (1.23%) Visualisation
6 2 (1.23%) Wiki
7 1 (0.62%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.62%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (0.62%) HP Storage
7 1 (0.62%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 130 (80.25%) Linux
2 72 (44.44%) CentOS
3 35 (21.60%) Unix
4 29 (17.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 26 (16.05%) Windows
6 13 (8.02%) RancherOS
6 13 (8.02%) VyOS
7 8 (4.94%) Solaris
7 8 (4.94%) Windows Server
8 4 (2.47%) Ubuntu
9 3 (1.85%) AIX
10 2 (1.23%) FreeBSD
10 2 (1.23%) Mac OS X
10 2 (1.23%) SUSE
11 1 (0.62%) Amazon Linux
11 1 (0.62%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.62%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (56.17%) Agile Software Development
1 91 (56.17%) Configuration Management
2 87 (53.70%) DevOps
3 83 (51.23%) Continuous Delivery
3 83 (51.23%) Continuous Integration
3 83 (51.23%) Identity Management
3 83 (51.23%) Scrum
3 83 (51.23%) Service Management
4 60 (37.04%) Workflow
5 54 (33.33%) Case Management
6 51 (31.48%) Stakeholder Management
7 49 (30.25%) Coaching
8 10 (6.17%) Load Balancing
9 8 (4.94%) Performance Tuning
9 8 (4.94%) Software Engineering
10 7 (4.32%) Security Monitoring
11 6 (3.70%) Migration
11 6 (3.70%) Virtual Environments
12 5 (3.09%) Threat Management
12 5 (3.09%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 87 (53.70%) Shell Script
2 62 (38.27%) Ruby
3 32 (19.75%) Perl
4 23 (14.20%) Bash Shell
5 18 (11.11%) PowerShell
6 17 (10.49%) Python
7 16 (9.88%) SQL
8 15 (9.26%) PHP
9 14 (8.64%) Java
10 10 (6.17%) AWK
10 10 (6.17%) sed
11 7 (4.32%) Korn
12 6 (3.70%) JavaScript
13 4 (2.47%) Scala
14 2 (1.23%) C
14 2 (1.23%) PL/SQL
14 2 (1.23%) VB
15 1 (0.62%) C#
15 1 (0.62%) C++
15 1 (0.62%) R
Qualifications
1 80 (49.38%) SC Cleared
1 80 (49.38%) Security Cleared
2 30 (18.52%) CTC Cleared
3 17 (10.49%) BPSS Clearance
4 13 (8.02%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (6.17%) CCNP
6 9 (5.56%) CISSP
7 8 (4.94%) DV Cleared
8 7 (4.32%) CCIE
9 5 (3.09%) Degree
10 3 (1.85%) CCNA
10 3 (1.85%) CISA
10 3 (1.85%) CISM
11 2 (1.23%) CCDP
11 2 (1.23%) CCSA
11 2 (1.23%) CCSE
11 2 (1.23%) JNCIP
11 2 (1.23%) MCP
11 2 (1.23%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (1.23%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (1.23%) COBIT
2 2 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.23%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.23%) SLA
3 1 (0.62%) JSP 440
System Software
1 86 (53.09%) Docker
2 83 (51.23%) Squid
3 82 (50.62%) Postfix
4 81 (50.00%) vCloud
5 24 (14.81%) VMware Infrastructure
6 19 (11.73%) Active Directory
7 7 (4.32%) NFS
8 6 (3.70%) vSphere
9 4 (2.47%) Virtual Machines
10 3 (1.85%) Forefront TMG
10 3 (1.85%) Hyper-V
10 3 (1.85%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 3 (1.85%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 3 (1.85%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (1.23%) Samba
11 2 (1.23%) Tivoli Directory Server
12 1 (0.62%) OpenSSH
12 1 (0.62%) Oracle RAC
12 1 (0.62%) Snort
12 1 (0.62%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 103 (63.58%) Puppet
2 88 (54.32%) Ansible
3 85 (52.47%) Kubernetes
3 85 (52.47%) logstash
3 85 (52.47%) Terraform
4 84 (51.85%) Rancher
4 84 (51.85%) ZABBIX
5 83 (51.23%) Kibana
6 22 (13.58%) Consul
6 22 (13.58%) Packer
7 14 (8.64%) HAProxy
8 13 (8.02%) Nagios
9 4 (2.47%) Nessus
9 4 (2.47%) Opscode Chef
9 4 (2.47%) Tivoli
10 3 (1.85%) BMC PATROL
10 3 (1.85%) OpenView
10 3 (1.85%) WhatsUp Gold
10 3 (1.85%) yum
11 2 (1.23%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 110 (67.90%) VMware
2 99 (61.11%) Oracle
3 83 (51.23%) Sonatype
4 55 (33.95%) Atlassian
5 23 (14.20%) AppDynamics
6 21 (12.96%) Red Hat
7 15 (9.26%) Cisco
8 13 (8.02%) Microsoft
8 13 (8.02%) Vyatta
9 10 (6.17%) HP
10 8 (4.94%) IBM
10 8 (4.94%) Juniper
11 7 (4.32%) CheckPoint
11 7 (4.32%) Palo Alto
12 6 (3.70%) EMC
12 6 (3.70%) Sun
13 5 (3.09%) Cyber-Ark
13 5 (3.09%) Fortinet
13 5 (3.09%) Sourcefire
14 4 (2.47%) Citrix
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