The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the London region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Secure Shell (SSH)
Rank 380 366 410
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +44
Contract jobs citing SSH 32 12 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.13% 0.055% 0.068%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.14% 0.40% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 8 9
Average daily rate £388 £403 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.72% +23.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £325 £197
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £378 £350
% change year-on-year
+12.58% +7.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £29.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £29.59 -
Communications & Networking Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
2796 2966 3736
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 11.54% 13.72% 13.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 1822 1842 2269
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £210 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 86 134 152
Average hourly rate £20.00 £24.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £135.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -18.18%
SSH
England

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 17 April 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
City of London +2 14 £400 +3.22% 3
Chiswick - - - -
SSH
England

SSH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 52 (68.42%) Linux
2 46 (60.53%) Oracle
3 45 (59.21%) UNIX
4 43 (56.58%) TCP/IP
5 33 (43.42%) Red Hat
6 30 (39.47%) FTP
7 29 (38.16%) Solaris
8 28 (36.84%) Finance
9 27 (35.53%) NFS
10 25 (32.89%) Perl
10 25 (32.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 21 (27.63%) HP
11 21 (27.63%) SSL
12 20 (26.32%) Firewall
13 19 (25.00%) DNS
13 19 (25.00%) LDAP
13 19 (25.00%) Java
14 18 (23.68%) Sun
15 17 (22.37%) Cisco
16 15 (19.74%) VMware
16 15 (19.74%) Banking
17 14 (18.42%) VMware Infrastructure
17 14 (18.42%) Shell Script
17 14 (18.42%) VPN
17 14 (18.42%) Windows
18 13 (17.11%) Apache
18 13 (17.11%) Python
19 12 (15.79%) PKI
19 12 (15.79%) HTTP
19 12 (15.79%) SAN

SSH
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 13 (17.11%) Apache
2 9 (11.84%) Tomcat
3 6 (7.89%) WebSphere
4 5 (6.58%) WebLogic
5 3 (3.95%) OpenStack
6 2 (2.63%) IIS
6 2 (2.63%) CMS
6 2 (2.63%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.32%) SAS
7 1 (1.32%) Commerce Server
7 1 (1.32%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (1.32%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (1.32%) Oracle Coherence
7 1 (1.32%) WordPress
7 1 (1.32%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 4 (5.26%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.32%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.32%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (7.89%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 7 (9.21%) IaaS
2 5 (6.58%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (3.95%) PaaS
4 1 (1.32%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 43 (56.58%) TCP/IP
2 30 (39.47%) FTP
3 21 (27.63%) SSL
4 20 (26.32%) Firewall
5 19 (25.00%) DNS
5 19 (25.00%) LDAP
6 14 (18.42%) VPN
7 12 (15.79%) HTTP
7 12 (15.79%) SAN
8 10 (13.16%) NAS
9 9 (11.84%) WAN
10 8 (10.53%) Kerberos
10 8 (10.53%) SNMP
10 8 (10.53%) IPsec
11 7 (9.21%) DHCP
11 7 (9.21%) Ethernet
11 7 (9.21%) VoIP
11 7 (9.21%) MPLS
11 7 (9.21%) OSPF
11 7 (9.21%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.89%) Oracle Database
2 5 (6.58%) MySQL
2 5 (6.58%) SQLPlus
3 4 (5.26%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (5.26%) VLDB
4 3 (3.95%) Big Data
5 1 (1.32%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.32%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.32%) DB2
5 1 (1.32%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (6.58%) MSI
2 4 (5.26%) Git (software)
3 3 (3.95%) Jenkins
4 2 (2.63%) Selenium
4 2 (2.63%) Subversion
5 1 (1.32%) JIRA
5 1 (1.32%) RSpec
5 1 (1.32%) WebDriver
5 1 (1.32%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.32%) Hudson
5 1 (1.32%) Capybara
5 1 (1.32%) Ant
5 1 (1.32%) JUnit
5 1 (1.32%) Toad
5 1 (1.32%) ClearQuest
General
1 28 (36.84%) Finance
2 15 (19.74%) Banking
3 7 (9.21%) Investment Banking
4 5 (6.58%) Financial Institution
5 4 (5.26%) Games
6 3 (3.95%) Advertising
7 2 (2.63%) German Language
8 1 (1.32%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 22 (28.95%) Administrator
2 19 (25.00%) UNIX Administrator
3 16 (21.05%) Systems Administrator
4 13 (17.11%) UNIX Systems Administrator
5 6 (7.89%) Consultant
6 4 (5.26%) Architect
6 4 (5.26%) Security Engineer
6 4 (5.26%) Solaris Administrator
6 4 (5.26%) Technical Design Authority
7 3 (3.95%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 3 (3.95%) Server Administrator
7 3 (3.95%) Linux Administrator
7 3 (3.95%) UNIX Support
8 2 (2.63%) Senior Network Architect
8 2 (2.63%) Security Architect
8 2 (2.63%) Network Architect
8 2 (2.63%) Developer
8 2 (2.63%) Analyst
8 2 (2.63%) Network Engineer
8 2 (2.63%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.53%) XML
1 8 (10.53%) Middleware
2 7 (9.21%) Web Services
3 5 (6.58%) HTML
4 4 (5.26%) .NET
5 3 (3.95%) JSON
6 2 (2.63%) Ajax
7 1 (1.32%) Ruby on Rails
7 1 (1.32%) RESTful
7 1 (1.32%) HTML5
7 1 (1.32%) REST
7 1 (1.32%) J2EE
7 1 (1.32%) COM
7 1 (1.32%) CSS
7 1 (1.32%) JDBC
7 1 (1.32%) SOAP
7 1 (1.32%) CPAN
7 1 (1.32%) X-Windows
7 1 (1.32%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (15.79%) PKI
2 11 (14.47%) CLARiiON
3 9 (11.84%) Celerra
4 5 (6.58%) Clustering
4 5 (6.58%) Client/Server
5 3 (3.95%) Firmware
5 3 (3.95%) CESG
6 2 (2.63%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.32%) Replication
7 1 (1.32%) Cryptography
7 1 (1.32%) Open Source
7 1 (1.32%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (1.32%) SWIFT
7 1 (1.32%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.32%) Web 2.0
7 1 (1.32%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.32%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 52 (68.42%) Linux
2 45 (59.21%) UNIX
3 29 (38.16%) Solaris
4 25 (32.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 14 (18.42%) Windows
6 9 (11.84%) AIX
7 7 (9.21%) CentOS
8 5 (6.58%) Ubuntu
9 2 (2.63%) SUSE
10 1 (1.32%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (1.32%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (11.84%) Software Deployment
2 8 (10.53%) ITIL
3 6 (7.89%) E-Commerce
3 6 (7.89%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (7.89%) Identity Management
4 5 (6.58%) Change Management
5 4 (5.26%) Information Security
6 3 (3.95%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (3.95%) Migration
6 3 (3.95%) Data Management
6 3 (3.95%) Data Security
6 3 (3.95%) Security Management
6 3 (3.95%) Configuration Management
7 2 (2.63%) Validation
7 2 (2.63%) Network Design
7 2 (2.63%) Incident Management
7 2 (2.63%) Service Delivery
7 2 (2.63%) Change Control
7 2 (2.63%) Problem Management
8 1 (1.32%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 25 (32.89%) Perl
2 19 (25.00%) Java
3 14 (18.42%) Shell Script
4 13 (17.11%) Python
5 11 (14.47%) SQL
6 6 (7.89%) VB
7 5 (6.58%) Bash Shell
7 5 (6.58%) sed
8 4 (5.26%) PHP
8 4 (5.26%) C
8 4 (5.26%) Korn
8 4 (5.26%) Bourne shell
9 3 (3.95%) Groovy
9 3 (3.95%) Ruby
9 3 (3.95%) C++
9 3 (3.95%) JavaScript
10 2 (2.63%) AWK
10 2 (2.63%) PowerShell
10 2 (2.63%) C-shell
11 1 (1.32%) Jython
Qualifications
1 6 (7.89%) CCIE
1 6 (7.89%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (7.89%) Degree
2 5 (6.58%) Security Cleared
2 5 (6.58%) Sun Certification
3 3 (3.95%) RHCE
3 3 (3.95%) DV Cleared
4 2 (2.63%) OSCP
4 2 (2.63%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (2.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.32%) SCSA
5 1 (1.32%) ISEB
5 1 (1.32%) CISSP
5 1 (1.32%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.32%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 27 (35.53%) NFS
2 14 (18.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (14.47%) vSphere
4 2 (2.63%) PowerHA
4 2 (2.63%) KVM
4 2 (2.63%) XenDesktop
4 2 (2.63%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 2 (2.63%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 2 (2.63%) Samba
5 1 (1.32%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.32%) Snort
5 1 (1.32%) Nmap
5 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (1.32%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.32%) Postfix
5 1 (1.32%) XenApp
5 1 (1.32%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (11.84%) Veritas Storage Foundation
1 9 (11.84%) EMC NetWorker
2 8 (10.53%) Puppet
2 8 (10.53%) BladeLogic
3 5 (6.58%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (3.95%) Red Hat Satellite
5 2 (2.63%) HP SIM
5 2 (2.63%) BMC PATROL
5 2 (2.63%) Tivoli
6 1 (1.32%) Netcool
6 1 (1.32%) Netcool/OMNIbus
Vendors
1 46 (60.53%) Oracle
2 33 (43.42%) Red Hat
3 21 (27.63%) HP
4 18 (23.68%) Sun
5 17 (22.37%) Cisco
6 15 (19.74%) VMware
7 11 (14.47%) Veritas
7 11 (14.47%) Microsoft
7 11 (14.47%) EMC
8 10 (13.16%) IBM
8 10 (13.16%) BMC
9 8 (10.53%) F5
10 6 (7.89%) ServiceNow
10 6 (7.89%) NetApp
10 6 (7.89%) Opsware
10 6 (7.89%) CheckPoint
10 6 (7.89%) Remedy
11 5 (6.58%) Juniper
12 4 (5.26%) Citrix
12 4 (5.26%) Aveksa
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