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 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Secure Shell (SSH)
Rank 388 365 402
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +37
Contract jobs citing SSH 23 41 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.10% 0.18% 0.046%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.76% 1.46% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 30 10
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£338 £365 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.53% +21.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £294 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £450 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £377 £380 £270
% change year-on-year
-0.69% +40.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £187.50 £30.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+525.00% -7.69%
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
3045 2810 2908
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 13.32% 12.26% 12.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1960 1785 1803
Average daily rate £400 £400 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 102 86 123
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £21.87
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -8.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £15.75 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £34.00 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £18.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+28.37% -26.00%

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 7 July 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 7 July 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 -13 3 £350 +1.81% 1
Twickenham - 3 £375 -
Canary Wharf -10 1 - -
SSH
England

SSH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 17 (41.46%) Linux
2 13 (31.71%) Windows
3 12 (29.27%) UNIX
3 12 (29.27%) Finance
4 11 (26.83%) Oracle
5 10 (24.39%) TCP/IP
5 10 (24.39%) IBM
6 9 (21.95%) Microsoft
6 9 (21.95%) Shell Script
6 9 (21.95%) MS Office
6 9 (21.95%) AIX
6 9 (21.95%) Apache
6 9 (21.95%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (19.51%) LDAP
7 8 (19.51%) Solaris
7 8 (19.51%) SSL
7 8 (19.51%) Active Directory
8 7 (17.07%) FTP
8 7 (17.07%) Dell
8 7 (17.07%) Red Hat
8 7 (17.07%) VMware
8 7 (17.07%) PKI
9 6 (14.63%) Python
9 6 (14.63%) PHP
9 6 (14.63%) MySQL
10 5 (12.20%) C
10 5 (12.20%) HTML
10 5 (12.20%) DHCP
10 5 (12.20%) HP
10 5 (12.20%) DNS

SSH
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 9 (21.95%) Apache
2 4 (9.76%) WebSphere
2 4 (9.76%) WordPress
3 2 (4.88%) Moodle
3 2 (4.88%) WebLogic
3 2 (4.88%) MQSeries
3 2 (4.88%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.88%) MS Exchange
3 2 (4.88%) JBoss
4 1 (2.44%) IIS
4 1 (2.44%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.44%) OpenStack
Applications
1 9 (21.95%) MS Office
2 3 (7.32%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.44%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (9.76%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.88%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.44%) PaaS
2 1 (2.44%) IaaS
2 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (24.39%) TCP/IP
2 8 (19.51%) SSL
2 8 (19.51%) LDAP
3 7 (17.07%) FTP
4 5 (12.20%) DHCP
4 5 (12.20%) DNS
5 4 (9.76%) HTTP
5 4 (9.76%) SNMP
5 4 (9.76%) LAN
5 4 (9.76%) VoIP
5 4 (9.76%) WAN
5 4 (9.76%) Wireless
6 3 (7.32%) Telnet
6 3 (7.32%) VPN
6 3 (7.32%) SMTP
6 3 (7.32%) PuTTY
7 1 (2.44%) Ethernet
7 1 (2.44%) SAN
7 1 (2.44%) Internet
7 1 (2.44%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (14.63%) MySQL
2 3 (7.32%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (4.88%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.44%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.44%) Subversion
2 1 (2.44%) Maven
2 1 (2.44%) JIRA
General
1 12 (29.27%) Finance
2 4 (9.76%) Banking
3 1 (2.44%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (24.39%) Analyst
2 9 (21.95%) Developer
3 4 (9.76%) Support Analyst
3 4 (9.76%) PHP Developer
4 3 (7.32%) UNIX Support
4 3 (7.32%) Python Developer
4 3 (7.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (7.32%) UNIX Support Analyst
4 3 (7.32%) Software Engineer
4 3 (7.32%) Software Developer
4 3 (7.32%) Project Manager
4 3 (7.32%) Business Analyst
4 3 (7.32%) Python Software Engineer
5 2 (4.88%) Moodle Developer
5 2 (4.88%) Magento Developer
5 2 (4.88%) Technical Project Manager
5 2 (4.88%) Support Engineer
5 2 (4.88%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (4.88%) Developer Analyst
5 2 (4.88%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.20%) HTML
2 4 (9.76%) CSS
2 4 (9.76%) SailPoint
3 2 (4.88%) Middleware
4 1 (2.44%) jQuery
4 1 (2.44%) HTML5
4 1 (2.44%) CSS3
4 1 (2.44%) Regular Expression
4 1 (2.44%) Sass
4 1 (2.44%) LESS
4 1 (2.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (2.44%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (21.95%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (17.07%) PKI
3 4 (9.76%) Algorithms
4 2 (4.88%) Clustering
5 1 (2.44%) VLE
5 1 (2.44%) CESG
5 1 (2.44%) Cryptography
5 1 (2.44%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.44%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (2.44%) Smartcard
5 1 (2.44%) Mainframe
5 1 (2.44%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.44%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 17 (41.46%) Linux
2 13 (31.71%) Windows
3 12 (29.27%) UNIX
4 9 (21.95%) AIX
5 8 (19.51%) Solaris
6 5 (12.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (9.76%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (4.88%) CentOS
9 1 (2.44%) Mac OS
9 1 (2.44%) Windows 7
9 1 (2.44%) HPUX
9 1 (2.44%) zOS
9 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (12.20%) Identity Management
2 4 (9.76%) SIEM
3 3 (7.32%) Network Monitoring
3 3 (7.32%) E-business
3 3 (7.32%) Configuration Management
3 3 (7.32%) Project Management
3 3 (7.32%) Software Engineering
4 2 (4.88%) Document Management
4 2 (4.88%) Workflow
4 2 (4.88%) E-Commerce
4 2 (4.88%) Analytics
4 2 (4.88%) Load Balancing
4 2 (4.88%) Performance Testing
5 1 (2.44%) High Availability
5 1 (2.44%) Problem Management
5 1 (2.44%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (2.44%) Change Control
5 1 (2.44%) Server Hardening
5 1 (2.44%) Server Building
5 1 (2.44%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 9 (21.95%) Shell Script
2 6 (14.63%) Python
2 6 (14.63%) PHP
3 5 (12.20%) C
3 5 (12.20%) sed
4 4 (9.76%) Bash Shell
4 4 (9.76%) Korn
5 3 (7.32%) Java
6 2 (4.88%) SQL
6 2 (4.88%) Perl
6 2 (4.88%) AWK
7 1 (2.44%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.44%) Groovy
7 1 (2.44%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (4.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 2 (4.88%) Degree
2 1 (2.44%) DV Cleared
2 1 (2.44%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.44%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.32%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (19.51%) Active Directory
2 5 (12.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (9.76%) OpenSSH
4 3 (7.32%) KVM
4 3 (7.32%) RHEV
5 2 (4.88%) vSphere
5 2 (4.88%) PowerHA
5 2 (4.88%) Terminal Services
6 1 (2.44%) NFS
6 1 (2.44%) Firmware
6 1 (2.44%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (9.76%) Tivoli Identity Manager
2 3 (7.32%) BladeLogic
2 3 (7.32%) EMC NetWorker
2 3 (7.32%) yum
3 2 (4.88%) Puppet
4 1 (2.44%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 11 (26.83%) Oracle
2 10 (24.39%) IBM
3 9 (21.95%) Microsoft
4 7 (17.07%) Dell
4 7 (17.07%) Red Hat
4 7 (17.07%) VMware
5 5 (12.20%) HP
6 4 (9.76%) Cisco
6 4 (9.76%) CA
6 4 (9.76%) ArcSight
6 4 (9.76%) Cyber-Ark
6 4 (9.76%) ForgeRock
7 3 (7.32%) Ruckus Wireless
7 3 (7.32%) BMC
7 3 (7.32%) EMC
8 1 (2.44%) Citrix
8 1 (2.44%) Sybase
8 1 (2.44%) NetApp
8 1 (2.44%) Aruba
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