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 6 December 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Secure Shell (SSH)
Rank 353 389 404
Rank change year-on-year
+36 +15
Contract jobs citing SSH 78 40 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.35% 0.18% 0.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.71% 1.43% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 31 23
Median daily rate £438 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £375 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £625 £573
UK excluding London median daily rate £401 £475 £375
% change year-on-year
-15.68% +26.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Median hourly rate £40.85 £8.21 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+397.50% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £30.19 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +0.63%
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
2880 2795 3079
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 13.07% 12.51% 13.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 1903 1882 2084
Median daily rate £438 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £575 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 88 85
Median hourly rate £32.89 £22.62 £20.22
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.40% +11.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.65 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.69
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -0.83%

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 6 December 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SSH across the London region over the 3 months to 6 December 2016.

SSH Hourly Rate Histogram 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 6 December 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
Croydon - 11 £488 -
City of London +8 10 £375 -11.76% 3
New Malden - 2 - -
Hayes - 1 £365 -
Twickenham - 1 £325 -
SSH
England

SSH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 6 December 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.

1 157 (83.07%) Linux
2 147 (77.78%) VMware
3 143 (75.66%) Puppet
4 139 (73.54%) DNS
5 138 (73.02%) Apache
6 134 (70.90%) Oracle
7 127 (67.20%) Configuration Management
8 125 (66.14%) Ansible
9 124 (65.61%) Docker
9 124 (65.61%) DevOps
9 124 (65.61%) Git (software)
9 124 (65.61%) Amazon AWS
10 123 (65.08%) Kubernetes
10 123 (65.08%) Agile Software Development
11 119 (62.96%) logstash
11 119 (62.96%) Jenkins
12 118 (62.43%) OpenVPN
12 118 (62.43%) ZABBIX
12 118 (62.43%) OpenLDAP
12 118 (62.43%) Terraform
12 118 (62.43%) Sonatype Nexus
12 118 (62.43%) Rancher
12 118 (62.43%) JIRA
13 116 (61.38%) Shell Script
14 115 (60.85%) Maven
14 115 (60.85%) Service Management
14 115 (60.85%) ELK Stack
14 115 (60.85%) Sonatype
14 115 (60.85%) Continuous Delivery
14 115 (60.85%) Continuous Integration

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
1 138 (73.02%) Apache
2 115 (60.85%) Elasticsearch
3 111 (58.73%) Confluence
4 17 (8.99%) Tomcat
5 13 (6.88%) nginx
6 6 (3.17%) JBoss
7 5 (2.65%) WebSphere
8 3 (1.59%) OpenStack
8 3 (1.59%) WebLogic
9 2 (1.06%) ColdFusion
9 2 (1.06%) IBM HTTP Server
9 2 (1.06%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 2 (1.06%) Oracle Workflow
9 2 (1.06%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.53%) IIS
10 1 (0.53%) iPlanet
10 1 (0.53%) MQSeries
10 1 (0.53%) WebLogic Portal
10 1 (0.53%) WordPress
Applications
1 110 (58.20%) HipChat
2 4 (2.12%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.59%) MS Office
3 3 (1.59%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.53%) LaTeX
Business Applications
1 1 (0.53%) Magento
1 1 (0.53%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 124 (65.61%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (3.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.53%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 139 (73.54%) DNS
2 118 (62.43%) OpenLDAP
2 118 (62.43%) OpenVPN
3 29 (15.34%) IPsec
4 28 (14.81%) VPN
5 26 (13.76%) SSL
6 22 (11.64%) Reverse Proxy
7 20 (10.58%) Firewall
8 18 (9.52%) TCP/IP
9 17 (8.99%) HTTP
9 17 (8.99%) LAN
9 17 (8.99%) WAN
10 14 (7.41%) DHCP
10 14 (7.41%) Internet
11 12 (6.35%) Cisco ASA
11 12 (6.35%) LDAP
11 12 (6.35%) OSPF
12 11 (5.82%) FTP
13 9 (4.76%) BGP
13 9 (4.76%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 113 (59.79%) PostgreSQL
2 109 (57.67%) Hadoop
3 25 (13.23%) Oracle Database
4 24 (12.70%) Oracle Database 11g
5 14 (7.41%) MySQL
6 4 (2.12%) SQL Server
7 3 (1.59%) DB2
8 2 (1.06%) Data Mining
8 2 (1.06%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.06%) RDBMS
8 2 (1.06%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 124 (65.61%) Git (software)
2 119 (62.96%) Jenkins
3 118 (62.43%) JIRA
3 118 (62.43%) Sonatype Nexus
4 115 (60.85%) Maven
5 114 (60.32%) Ant
5 114 (60.32%) JUnit
5 114 (60.32%) SonarQube
6 111 (58.73%) Liquibase
7 110 (58.20%) JIRA Agile
8 82 (43.39%) Bitbucket
9 5 (2.65%) Subversion
10 3 (1.59%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 2 (1.06%) Toad
General
1 15 (7.94%) Finance
2 3 (1.59%) Banking
3 2 (1.06%) Advertising
4 1 (0.53%) Games
4 1 (0.53%) Japanese Language
4 1 (0.53%) Law
4 1 (0.53%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.53%) Retail
Job Titles
1 78 (41.27%) DevOps Engineer
2 35 (18.52%) Senior DevOps
2 35 (18.52%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 26 (13.76%) Consultant
4 25 (13.23%) Lead DevOps
5 20 (10.58%) Administrator
6 19 (10.05%) Systems Administrator
7 14 (7.41%) Linux Administrator
7 14 (7.41%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 11 (5.82%) DevOps Consultant
9 10 (5.29%) Network Engineer
10 8 (4.23%) Security Engineer
11 6 (3.17%) Linux Engineer
11 6 (3.17%) Senior Linux Administrator
11 6 (3.17%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
11 6 (3.17%) Senior Systems Administrator
11 6 (3.17%) Systems Engineer
11 6 (3.17%) Unix Engineer
12 5 (2.65%) Junior
12 5 (2.65%) Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 115 (60.85%) ELK Stack
1 115 (60.85%) MCollective
2 112 (59.26%) Software Packaging
3 9 (4.76%) LAMP
4 7 (3.70%) 802.1X
5 4 (2.12%) SOAP
5 4 (2.12%) Web Services
6 3 (1.59%) COM
6 3 (1.59%) J2EE
6 3 (1.59%) Middleware
6 3 (1.59%) XML
7 2 (1.06%) CSS
7 2 (1.06%) HTML
7 2 (1.06%) JDBC
7 2 (1.06%) JMS
7 2 (1.06%) REST
7 2 (1.06%) XSLT
8 1 (0.53%) D3.js
8 1 (0.53%) Highcharts JS
8 1 (0.53%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 14 (7.41%) Data Centre
2 8 (4.23%) PKI
3 6 (3.17%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (3.17%) Computer Science
4 4 (2.12%) Clustering
4 4 (2.12%) Private Cloud
5 3 (1.59%) Algorithms
5 3 (1.59%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.59%) NHS
6 2 (1.06%) Cyberthreat
6 2 (1.06%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 2 (1.06%) Virtual Team
6 2 (1.06%) Visualisation
6 2 (1.06%) Web 2.0
7 1 (0.53%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.53%) Derivative
7 1 (0.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.53%) Grid Computing
7 1 (0.53%) RSA SecurID
7 1 (0.53%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 157 (83.07%) Linux
2 99 (52.38%) CentOS
3 32 (16.93%) Unix
4 27 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 25 (13.23%) Windows
6 13 (6.88%) RancherOS
6 13 (6.88%) VyOS
7 8 (4.23%) Windows Server
8 6 (3.17%) Solaris
9 4 (2.12%) AIX
10 2 (1.06%) FreeBSD
10 2 (1.06%) Mac OS X
10 2 (1.06%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.53%) Amazon Linux
11 1 (0.53%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.53%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 127 (67.20%) Configuration Management
2 124 (65.61%) DevOps
3 123 (65.08%) Agile Software Development
4 115 (60.85%) Continuous Delivery
4 115 (60.85%) Continuous Integration
4 115 (60.85%) Service Management
5 114 (60.32%) Identity Management
6 113 (59.79%) Scrum
7 83 (43.92%) Workflow
8 82 (43.39%) Case Management
9 74 (39.15%) Coaching
10 72 (38.10%) Stakeholder Management
11 15 (7.94%) Software Engineering
12 9 (4.76%) Load Balancing
13 8 (4.23%) High Availability
14 7 (3.70%) Performance Tuning
15 6 (3.17%) E-Commerce
16 5 (2.65%) BCP
16 5 (2.65%) ITIL
16 5 (2.65%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 116 (61.38%) Shell Script
2 92 (48.68%) Ruby
3 31 (16.40%) Perl
4 18 (9.52%) Bash Shell
5 17 (8.99%) PowerShell
6 15 (7.94%) PHP
6 15 (7.94%) Python
7 11 (5.82%) SQL
8 9 (4.76%) AWK
8 9 (4.76%) Java
8 9 (4.76%) sed
9 7 (3.70%) Korn
10 2 (1.06%) C
10 2 (1.06%) PL/SQL
10 2 (1.06%) VB
11 1 (0.53%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.53%) R
Qualifications
1 109 (57.67%) SC Cleared
1 109 (57.67%) Security Cleared
2 48 (25.40%) CTC Cleared
3 21 (11.11%) BPSS Clearance
4 13 (6.88%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (5.29%) CCNP
6 8 (4.23%) CISSP
6 8 (4.23%) DV Cleared
7 7 (3.70%) CCIE
8 6 (3.17%) Degree
9 3 (1.59%) CCNA
9 3 (1.59%) MCP
9 3 (1.59%) MCSA
9 3 (1.59%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (1.59%) RHCE
10 2 (1.06%) CCDP
10 2 (1.06%) CCSE
10 2 (1.06%) CISA
10 2 (1.06%) CISM
10 2 (1.06%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (1.06%) COBIT
2 2 (1.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.06%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.06%) SLA
3 1 (0.53%) JSP 440
System Software
1 124 (65.61%) Docker
2 114 (60.32%) Postfix
2 114 (60.32%) Squid
3 113 (59.79%) vCloud
4 27 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
5 19 (10.05%) Active Directory
6 7 (3.70%) NFS
7 6 (3.17%) vSphere
8 5 (2.65%) Virtual Machines
9 4 (2.12%) Hyper-V
10 3 (1.59%) Forefront TMG
10 3 (1.59%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (1.06%) Tivoli Directory Server
12 1 (0.53%) iptables
12 1 (0.53%) OpenSSH
12 1 (0.53%) Oracle RAC
12 1 (0.53%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 1 (0.53%) Veritas Volume Manager
12 1 (0.53%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 143 (75.66%) Puppet
2 125 (66.14%) Ansible
3 123 (65.08%) Kubernetes
4 119 (62.96%) logstash
5 118 (62.43%) Rancher
5 118 (62.43%) Terraform
5 118 (62.43%) ZABBIX
6 115 (60.85%) Kibana
7 22 (11.64%) Consul
7 22 (11.64%) Packer
8 13 (6.88%) HAProxy
9 11 (5.82%) Nagios
10 8 (4.23%) Opscode Chef
11 5 (2.65%) SELinux
12 4 (2.12%) Tivoli
13 3 (1.59%) Nessus
13 3 (1.59%) OpenView
13 3 (1.59%) WhatsUp Gold
14 2 (1.06%) Data Guard
14 2 (1.06%) yum
Vendors
1 147 (77.78%) VMware
2 134 (70.90%) Oracle
3 115 (60.85%) Sonatype
4 82 (43.39%) Atlassian
5 23 (12.17%) AppDynamics
6 16 (8.47%) Red Hat
7 15 (7.94%) Cisco
8 13 (6.88%) Vyatta
9 12 (6.35%) Microsoft
10 8 (4.23%) Juniper
11 7 (3.70%) CheckPoint
11 7 (3.70%) HP
11 7 (3.70%) IBM
11 7 (3.70%) Palo Alto
12 6 (3.17%) NetApp
13 5 (2.65%) Fortinet
13 5 (2.65%) Sourcefire
13 5 (2.65%) Sun
14 4 (2.12%) Citrix
14 4 (2.12%) Cyber-Ark
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