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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Secure Shell (SSH)
Rank 333 392 396
Rank change year-on-year
+59 +4
Contract jobs citing SSH 113 32 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.49% 0.13% 0.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.44% 1.06% 1.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 20 26
Median daily rate £475 £375 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £200 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £558 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £488 £520 £338
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +54.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £49.19 £17.50 -
% change year-on-year
+181.08% -
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
3288 3019 3120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 14.27% 12.72% 13.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 2147 1943 1931
Median daily rate £450 £417 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.04% +4.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 86 98
Median hourly rate £20.72 £18.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.12% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.70 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £21.53 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+67.24% -4.33%

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 31 August 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
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 31 August 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 - 18 £435 -
City of London +30 9 £475 -11.21% 3
SSH
England

SSH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 August 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.

1 112 (74.67%) Linux
2 104 (69.33%) Oracle
2 104 (69.33%) DevOps
3 102 (68.00%) DNS
3 102 (68.00%) VMware
4 101 (67.33%) Git (software)
5 99 (66.00%) Agile Software Development
5 99 (66.00%) Apache
6 97 (64.67%) Puppet
7 96 (64.00%) Docker
8 94 (62.67%) Amazon AWS
8 94 (62.67%) Configuration Management
9 91 (60.67%) Maven
10 90 (60.00%) JIRA
11 89 (59.33%) Ansible
12 88 (58.67%) Kubernetes
13 87 (58.00%) Jenkins
14 86 (57.33%) Confluence
14 86 (57.33%) Sonatype Nexus
15 85 (56.67%) ZABBIX
16 84 (56.00%) Continuous Delivery
17 83 (55.33%) logstash
17 83 (55.33%) OpenLDAP
17 83 (55.33%) OpenVPN
17 83 (55.33%) Terraform
17 83 (55.33%) Rancher
18 82 (54.67%) HipChat
18 82 (54.67%) JUnit
19 81 (54.00%) Elasticsearch
20 80 (53.33%) MCollective

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 (66.00%) Apache
2 86 (57.33%) Confluence
3 81 (54.00%) Elasticsearch
4 14 (9.33%) Tomcat
5 5 (3.33%) JBoss
6 3 (2.00%) Moodle
6 3 (2.00%) WebLogic
6 3 (2.00%) WebSphere
7 2 (1.33%) ColdFusion
7 2 (1.33%) IBM HTTP Server
7 2 (1.33%) Oracle Workflow
7 2 (1.33%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (1.33%) WordPress
8 1 (0.67%) IIS
8 1 (0.67%) iPlanet
8 1 (0.67%) MQSeries
8 1 (0.67%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.67%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 82 (54.67%) HipChat
2 1 (0.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.67%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 94 (62.67%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.33%) GitHub
3 1 (0.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 102 (68.00%) DNS
2 83 (55.33%) OpenLDAP
2 83 (55.33%) OpenVPN
3 30 (20.00%) SSL
4 23 (15.33%) Firewall
5 19 (12.67%) HTTP
6 16 (10.67%) TCP/IP
7 14 (9.33%) VPN
8 10 (6.67%) Internet
8 10 (6.67%) LDAP
9 8 (5.33%) FTP
10 7 (4.67%) LAN
11 6 (4.00%) DHCP
11 6 (4.00%) IPsec
11 6 (4.00%) Reverse Proxy
11 6 (4.00%) SMTP
11 6 (4.00%) WAN
12 5 (3.33%) SAN
12 5 (3.33%) SNMP
13 4 (2.67%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (52.67%) PostgreSQL
2 75 (50.00%) Hadoop
3 18 (12.00%) MySQL
4 7 (4.67%) Oracle Database
5 6 (4.00%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (2.67%) DB2
Development Applications
1 101 (67.33%) Git (software)
2 91 (60.67%) Maven
3 90 (60.00%) JIRA
4 87 (58.00%) Jenkins
5 86 (57.33%) Sonatype Nexus
6 82 (54.67%) JUnit
7 79 (52.67%) Ant
7 79 (52.67%) SonarQube
8 78 (52.00%) JIRA Agile
9 77 (51.33%) Liquibase
10 64 (42.67%) Bitbucket
11 5 (3.33%) Subversion
12 3 (2.00%) SoapUI
13 2 (1.33%) Vagrant
14 1 (0.67%) Cucumber
14 1 (0.67%) Robotium
14 1 (0.67%) Selenium
14 1 (0.67%) Toad
General
1 11 (7.33%) Finance
2 2 (1.33%) Advertising
3 1 (0.67%) Games
3 1 (0.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 64 (42.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 27 (18.00%) Lead DevOps
2 27 (18.00%) Senior DevOps
2 27 (18.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 22 (14.67%) Consultant
4 12 (8.00%) DevOps Consultant
5 11 (7.33%) Administrator
5 11 (7.33%) Systems Administrator
6 9 (6.00%) Developer
7 8 (5.33%) AWS DevOps
7 8 (5.33%) AWS Engineer
7 8 (5.33%) Systems Engineer
8 7 (4.67%) Linux Administrator
8 7 (4.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 6 (4.00%) Linux Engineer
9 6 (4.00%) Unix Engineer
10 5 (3.33%) Junior
10 5 (3.33%) Junior DevOps
10 5 (3.33%) Lead DevOps Engineer
10 5 (3.33%) Unix Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (53.33%) MCollective
2 79 (52.67%) ELK Stack
3 75 (50.00%) Software Packaging
4 14 (9.33%) LAMP
5 10 (6.67%) SOAP
6 7 (4.67%) Middleware
6 7 (4.67%) REST
7 5 (3.33%) Web Services
8 4 (2.67%) CSS
8 4 (2.67%) HTML
8 4 (2.67%) J2EE
8 4 (2.67%) jQuery
9 3 (2.00%) .NET
9 3 (2.00%) JMS
10 2 (1.33%) Ajax
10 2 (1.33%) Apache Flex
10 2 (1.33%) Java EE
10 2 (1.33%) JDBC
10 2 (1.33%) XML
10 2 (1.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 11 (7.33%) PKI
2 8 (5.33%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (5.33%) Wiki
3 7 (4.67%) Algorithms
4 5 (3.33%) Data Centre
5 4 (2.67%) Computer Science
5 4 (2.67%) Derivative
6 3 (2.00%) Clustering
7 2 (1.33%) e-Learning
7 2 (1.33%) Learning Management System
7 2 (1.33%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.33%) Private Cloud
7 2 (1.33%) Virtual Team
7 2 (1.33%) VLE
7 2 (1.33%) Web 2.0
8 1 (0.67%) DataPower
8 1 (0.67%) HP Storage
8 1 (0.67%) HP StoreVirtual
8 1 (0.67%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.67%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 112 (74.67%) Linux
2 74 (49.33%) CentOS
3 38 (25.33%) Unix
4 21 (14.00%) Windows
5 12 (8.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (4.67%) AIX
6 7 (4.67%) Windows Server
7 5 (3.33%) Mac OS X
8 4 (2.67%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (2.00%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.67%) Amazon Linux
10 1 (0.67%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.67%) Solaris
10 1 (0.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (69.33%) DevOps
2 99 (66.00%) Agile Software Development
3 94 (62.67%) Configuration Management
4 84 (56.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 80 (53.33%) Continuous Integration
5 80 (53.33%) Scrum
6 79 (52.67%) Identity Management
6 79 (52.67%) Service Management
7 66 (44.00%) Case Management
8 57 (38.00%) Coaching
9 53 (35.33%) Workflow
10 47 (31.33%) Stakeholder Management
11 15 (10.00%) Software Engineering
12 14 (9.33%) Open Source
13 8 (5.33%) Migration
14 7 (4.67%) High Availability
15 6 (4.00%) E-Commerce
15 6 (4.00%) Penetration Testing
16 5 (3.33%) BCP
16 5 (3.33%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 80 (53.33%) Shell Script
2 74 (49.33%) Ruby
3 27 (18.00%) Java
4 24 (16.00%) Bash Shell
5 23 (15.33%) Perl
6 16 (10.67%) Python
7 12 (8.00%) PHP
8 8 (5.33%) Groovy
9 7 (4.67%) PowerShell
9 7 (4.67%) SQL
10 5 (3.33%) JavaScript
11 4 (2.67%) Korn
12 3 (2.00%) AWK
12 3 (2.00%) C++
12 3 (2.00%) sed
13 1 (0.67%) Apple Swift
13 1 (0.67%) C
13 1 (0.67%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 72 (48.00%) Security Cleared
2 70 (46.67%) SC Cleared
3 36 (24.00%) CTC Cleared
4 16 (10.67%) BPSS Clearance
5 4 (2.67%) CISSP
5 4 (2.67%) Degree
6 3 (2.00%) CISA
6 3 (2.00%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (2.00%) CISM
7 2 (1.33%) BC Cleared
7 2 (1.33%) CCIE
7 2 (1.33%) CCNA
7 2 (1.33%) CCNP
7 2 (1.33%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.67%) CCSE
8 1 (0.67%) JNCIE
8 1 (0.67%) JNCIP
8 1 (0.67%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.67%) OSCP
8 1 (0.67%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (1.33%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (1.33%) QA
3 1 (0.67%) JSP 440
3 1 (0.67%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.67%) SLA
System Software
1 96 (64.00%) Docker
2 79 (52.67%) Postfix
2 79 (52.67%) Squid
3 75 (50.00%) vCloud
4 18 (12.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 10 (6.67%) Active Directory
6 5 (3.33%) NFS
7 3 (2.00%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (1.33%) iptables
8 2 (1.33%) VirtualBox
9 1 (0.67%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.67%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.67%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.67%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.67%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 97 (64.67%) Puppet
2 89 (59.33%) Ansible
3 88 (58.67%) Kubernetes
4 85 (56.67%) ZABBIX
5 83 (55.33%) logstash
5 83 (55.33%) Rancher
5 83 (55.33%) Terraform
6 79 (52.67%) Kibana
7 14 (9.33%) Opscode Chef
8 13 (8.67%) Packer
9 6 (4.00%) Consul
10 5 (3.33%) SELinux
10 5 (3.33%) yum
11 4 (2.67%) Control-M
11 4 (2.67%) Nagios
12 3 (2.00%) OpenView
13 1 (0.67%) BMC PATROL
13 1 (0.67%) CA Single Sign-On
13 1 (0.67%) Tivoli
13 1 (0.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 104 (69.33%) Oracle
2 102 (68.00%) VMware
3 80 (53.33%) Sonatype
4 64 (42.67%) Atlassian
5 6 (4.00%) AppDynamics
5 6 (4.00%) Cisco
5 6 (4.00%) F5
5 6 (4.00%) Red Hat
6 5 (3.33%) BMC
6 5 (3.33%) HP
7 4 (2.67%) Apple
7 4 (2.67%) NetApp
8 3 (2.00%) Cyber-Ark
8 3 (2.00%) Dell
8 3 (2.00%) IBM
9 2 (1.33%) EMC
9 2 (1.33%) Juniper
9 2 (1.33%) Microsoft
9 2 (1.33%) Opsware
9 2 (1.33%) QNAP
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