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 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Secure Shell (SSH)
Rank 377 416 401
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -15
Contract jobs citing SSH 38 16 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.16% 0.064% 0.087%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.20% 0.52% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 13 13
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£400 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £220 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £470 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £338 £349
% change year-on-year
+2.81% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
3173 3091 3685
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.98% 12.32% 13.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 2016 2003 2216
Average daily rate £400 £385 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 88 176
Average hourly rate £23.00 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £57.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
- -10.00%

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 16 September 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 16 September 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +28 9 £363 -23.68% 2
SSH
England

SSH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 49 (60.49%) Linux
2 36 (44.44%) UNIX
2 36 (44.44%) MySQL
2 36 (44.44%) Oracle
3 35 (43.21%) Apache
4 29 (35.80%) Perl
5 28 (34.57%) TCP/IP
6 27 (33.33%) Java
7 26 (32.10%) PHP
7 26 (32.10%) HTTP
7 26 (32.10%) Red Hat
8 24 (29.63%) SSL
9 23 (28.40%) Firewall
9 23 (28.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 19 (23.46%) DNS
11 18 (22.22%) SQL
11 18 (22.22%) XML
12 17 (20.99%) Bash Shell
13 15 (18.52%) Git (software)
13 15 (18.52%) HTML
13 15 (18.52%) Shell Script
14 14 (17.28%) VPN
14 14 (17.28%) FTP
14 14 (17.28%) Subversion
15 13 (16.05%) Finance
15 13 (16.05%) JavaScript
16 12 (14.81%) IIS
16 12 (14.81%) Migration
16 12 (14.81%) Degree
17 11 (13.58%) jQuery

SSH
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 35 (43.21%) Apache
2 12 (14.81%) IIS
3 10 (12.35%) WebSphere
3 10 (12.35%) Moodle
4 9 (11.11%) WebLogic
5 6 (7.41%) Tomcat
5 6 (7.41%) Confluence
6 4 (4.94%) WordPress
7 2 (2.47%) Drupal
7 2 (2.47%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 1 (1.23%) CICS
8 1 (1.23%) CMS
8 1 (1.23%) SharePoint
8 1 (1.23%) MS Exchange
8 1 (1.23%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
8 1 (1.23%) nginx
8 1 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (1.23%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (3.70%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.23%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.23%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.47%) Magento
2 1 (1.23%) SAP ERP
2 1 (1.23%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.70%) IaaS
2 2 (2.47%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.23%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.23%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (34.57%) TCP/IP
2 26 (32.10%) HTTP
3 24 (29.63%) SSL
4 23 (28.40%) Firewall
5 19 (23.46%) DNS
6 14 (17.28%) VPN
6 14 (17.28%) FTP
7 10 (12.35%) Ethernet
8 9 (11.11%) SMTP
8 9 (11.11%) IPsec
9 8 (9.88%) LDAP
9 8 (9.88%) HTTPS
10 7 (8.64%) WAN
11 6 (7.41%) DHCP
11 6 (7.41%) ATM
11 6 (7.41%) BIG-IP
11 6 (7.41%) Ethereal
11 6 (7.41%) tcpdump
11 6 (7.41%) snoop
12 5 (6.17%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (44.44%) MySQL
2 3 (3.70%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.70%) DB2
2 3 (3.70%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.47%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.47%) VLDB
4 1 (1.23%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.23%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.23%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.23%) Big Data
4 1 (1.23%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 15 (18.52%) Git (software)
2 14 (17.28%) Subversion
3 6 (7.41%) Maven
3 6 (7.41%) JIRA
3 6 (7.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (3.70%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.23%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.23%) Selenium
5 1 (1.23%) RSpec
5 1 (1.23%) WebDriver
5 1 (1.23%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.23%) Capybara
General
1 13 (16.05%) Finance
2 11 (13.58%) Banking
3 8 (9.88%) Investment Banking
4 4 (4.94%) Financial Institution
4 4 (4.94%) Front Office
5 3 (3.70%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.47%) Automotive
6 2 (2.47%) Marketing
6 2 (2.47%) Publishing
7 1 (1.23%) Games
7 1 (1.23%) Legal
Job Titles
1 22 (27.16%) Developer
2 12 (14.81%) Analyst
3 11 (13.58%) Administrator
4 10 (12.35%) Java Developer
5 9 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
6 7 (8.64%) Linux Administrator
7 6 (7.41%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 6 (7.41%) Technical Analyst
7 6 (7.41%) UNIX Administrator
8 5 (6.17%) Network Engineer
8 5 (6.17%) PHP Developer
9 4 (4.94%) Consultant
10 3 (3.70%) Technical Support
10 3 (3.70%) Support Engineer
10 3 (3.70%) UNIX Systems Administrator
10 3 (3.70%) Automation Engineer
10 3 (3.70%) Development Analyst
10 3 (3.70%) Moodle Developer
11 2 (2.47%) Market Data Engineer
11 2 (2.47%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (22.22%) XML
2 15 (18.52%) HTML
3 11 (13.58%) jQuery
4 10 (12.35%) JSON
4 10 (12.35%) Regular Expression
4 10 (12.35%) .NET
4 10 (12.35%) Web Services
5 9 (11.11%) RESTful
6 8 (9.88%) HTML5
6 8 (9.88%) CSS
7 7 (8.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 6 (7.41%) JPA
8 6 (7.41%) Spring Security
8 6 (7.41%) Servlets
8 6 (7.41%) Hibernate
8 6 (7.41%) Spring
8 6 (7.41%) AngularJS
9 4 (4.94%) SOAP
9 4 (4.94%) Middleware
9 4 (4.94%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.35%) E-Learning
2 8 (9.88%) Client/Server
3 7 (8.64%) Equities
4 6 (7.41%) VLE
4 6 (7.41%) Clustering
5 5 (6.17%) Open Source
5 5 (6.17%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (4.94%) Learning Management System
7 3 (3.70%) SWIFT
7 3 (3.70%) Computer Science
8 2 (2.47%) Fixed Income
8 2 (2.47%) Cryptography
8 2 (2.47%) PKI
8 2 (2.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (2.47%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (2.47%) Hedge funds
9 1 (1.23%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (1.23%) Firmware
9 1 (1.23%) HACMP
9 1 (1.23%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 49 (60.49%) Linux
2 36 (44.44%) UNIX
3 23 (28.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (12.35%) CentOS
4 10 (12.35%) Solaris
5 5 (6.17%) Windows
6 3 (3.70%) AIX
6 3 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (2.47%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (14.81%) Migration
2 10 (12.35%) Data Modelling
2 10 (12.35%) Performance Testing
3 8 (9.88%) Disaster Recovery
3 8 (9.88%) E-Commerce
4 6 (7.41%) ITIL
5 5 (6.17%) Identity Management
5 5 (6.17%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (4.94%) TDD
6 4 (4.94%) ETL
6 4 (4.94%) OO
6 4 (4.94%) Mentoring
7 3 (3.70%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (3.70%) DevOps
7 3 (3.70%) Information Security
7 3 (3.70%) B2B
7 3 (3.70%) ERP
7 3 (3.70%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (2.47%) Electronic Trading
8 2 (2.47%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (35.80%) Perl
2 27 (33.33%) Java
3 26 (32.10%) PHP
4 18 (22.22%) SQL
5 17 (20.99%) Bash Shell
6 15 (18.52%) Shell Script
7 13 (16.05%) JavaScript
8 11 (13.58%) sed
9 8 (9.88%) C
10 6 (7.41%) Korn
11 5 (6.17%) Python
12 4 (4.94%) Ruby
13 3 (3.70%) Groovy
13 3 (3.70%) C++
13 3 (3.70%) T-SQL
14 2 (2.47%) VB
14 2 (2.47%) ActionScript
14 2 (2.47%) C#
14 2 (2.47%) XPath
14 2 (2.47%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (14.81%) Degree
2 5 (6.17%) Sun Certification
3 3 (3.70%) RHCE
4 1 (1.23%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (1.23%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.47%) QA
1 2 (2.47%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (8.64%) RHEV
2 4 (4.94%) NFS
2 4 (4.94%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.70%) Postfix
3 3 (3.70%) OpenSSH
4 2 (2.47%) qmail
4 2 (2.47%) Sendmail
5 1 (1.23%) XenApp
5 1 (1.23%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.23%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.23%) Snort
5 1 (1.23%) Nmap
5 1 (1.23%) Squid
5 1 (1.23%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (3.70%) Puppet
2 2 (2.47%) Tivoli
2 2 (2.47%) CA SiteMinder
3 1 (1.23%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.23%) BladeLogic
3 1 (1.23%) Capistrano
3 1 (1.23%) Tivoli Monitoring
3 1 (1.23%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (1.23%) Netcool
3 1 (1.23%) Netcool/OMNIbus
3 1 (1.23%) Nagios
3 1 (1.23%) Red Hat Satellite
3 1 (1.23%) Red Hat Spacewalk
3 1 (1.23%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 36 (44.44%) Oracle
2 26 (32.10%) Red Hat
3 8 (9.88%) F5
4 7 (8.64%) Cisco
4 7 (8.64%) Sun
5 5 (6.17%) JBoss
5 5 (6.17%) VMware
6 4 (4.94%) NetApp
6 4 (4.94%) IBM
6 4 (4.94%) Microsoft
6 4 (4.94%) Zend
7 3 (3.70%) HP
7 3 (3.70%) CheckPoint
8 2 (2.47%) Reuters
8 2 (2.47%) Citrix
8 2 (2.47%) Google
8 2 (2.47%) Axway
8 2 (2.47%) Tumbleweed
8 2 (2.47%) MarketAxess
8 2 (2.47%) Trayport
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