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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Secure Shell (SSH)
Rank 394 386 410
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +24
Contract jobs citing SSH 39 38 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.16% 0.16% 0.051%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.29% 1.20% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 27 10
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£385 £400 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.75% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £275 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £558 £450 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £520 £338 £308
% change year-on-year
+54.07% +9.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 - £32.50
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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
3032 3179 3089
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.60% 13.07% 12.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 1964 1980 1997
Average daily rate £418 £400 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.37% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 81 97 98
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 £14.50 £14.06
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £50.00 £48.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £23.50 £23.36
% change year-on-year
-8.40% +0.62%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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 +7 5 £400 +23.07% 3
Paddington - 3 £558 -
Twickenham - 2 £363 -
Canary Wharf - 2 - -
Docklands, London - 1 £403 -
SSH
England

SSH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 32 (50.00%) Linux
2 29 (45.31%) UNIX
3 25 (39.06%) Oracle
4 22 (34.38%) Finance
5 20 (31.25%) Windows
6 17 (26.56%) TCP/IP
7 15 (23.44%) SSL
7 15 (23.44%) IBM
7 15 (23.44%) Microsoft
7 15 (23.44%) Java
8 14 (21.88%) LDAP
9 13 (20.31%) MS Office
9 13 (20.31%) PKI
10 12 (18.75%) AIX
10 12 (18.75%) Apache
10 12 (18.75%) HTTP
11 11 (17.19%) Shell Script
12 10 (15.63%) VPN
12 10 (15.63%) DNS
12 10 (15.63%) FTP
12 10 (15.63%) Cisco
12 10 (15.63%) Red Hat
12 10 (15.63%) Python
12 10 (15.63%) Solaris
12 10 (15.63%) Analytical Skills
13 9 (14.06%) Algorithms
13 9 (14.06%) Banking
13 9 (14.06%) SOAP
13 9 (14.06%) MySQL
13 9 (14.06%) Active Directory

SSH
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 12 (18.75%) Apache
2 5 (7.81%) WebSphere
3 4 (6.25%) WordPress
4 2 (3.13%) IIS
4 2 (3.13%) MQSeries
4 2 (3.13%) SharePoint
4 2 (3.13%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.56%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.56%) JBoss
5 1 (1.56%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.56%) Node.js
5 1 (1.56%) OpenStack
Applications
1 13 (20.31%) MS Office
2 8 (12.50%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.56%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.56%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (4.69%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.94%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.13%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.56%) CloudFront
3 1 (1.56%) Route 53
3 1 (1.56%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.56%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 17 (26.56%) TCP/IP
2 15 (23.44%) SSL
3 14 (21.88%) LDAP
4 12 (18.75%) HTTP
5 10 (15.63%) FTP
5 10 (15.63%) VPN
5 10 (15.63%) DNS
6 9 (14.06%) Firewall
7 6 (9.38%) DHCP
7 6 (9.38%) LAN
7 6 (9.38%) WAN
8 5 (7.81%) SMTP
9 4 (6.25%) VoIP
9 4 (6.25%) Wireless
10 3 (4.69%) SNMP
10 3 (4.69%) PuTTY
11 2 (3.13%) Telnet
12 1 (1.56%) Intrusion Detection
12 1 (1.56%) Network Security
12 1 (1.56%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (14.06%) MySQL
2 5 (7.81%) DB2
3 3 (4.69%) SQL Server
3 3 (4.69%) SQLite
3 3 (4.69%) Oracle Database
4 2 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.56%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 8 (12.50%) Git (software)
1 8 (12.50%) Jenkins
2 6 (9.38%) Maven
3 3 (4.69%) JIRA
General
1 22 (34.38%) Finance
2 9 (14.06%) Banking
3 4 (6.25%) Financial Institution
4 3 (4.69%) Investment Banking
5 2 (3.13%) Front Office
6 1 (1.56%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.56%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (14.06%) Analyst
2 8 (12.50%) Administrator
3 6 (9.38%) Developer
3 6 (9.38%) UNIX Administrator
3 6 (9.38%) Consultant
3 6 (9.38%) Systems Administrator
4 5 (7.81%) UNIX Systems Administrator
4 5 (7.81%) Linux Administrator
4 5 (7.81%) DevOps Engineer
5 4 (6.25%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 4 (6.25%) Support Analyst
6 3 (4.69%) Project Manager
6 3 (4.69%) Business Analyst
6 3 (4.69%) UNIX Support Analyst
6 3 (4.69%) PHP Developer
6 3 (4.69%) Security Consultant
6 3 (4.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (4.69%) UNIX Support
6 3 (4.69%) Cyber Security Consultant
7 2 (3.13%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (14.06%) SOAP
2 8 (12.50%) HTML
2 8 (12.50%) Middleware
2 8 (12.50%) REST
3 7 (10.94%) CSS
4 5 (7.81%) .NET
4 5 (7.81%) Web Services
5 4 (6.25%) SailPoint
6 3 (4.69%) Ajax
6 3 (4.69%) JSON
6 3 (4.69%) Django
7 1 (1.56%) RESTful
7 1 (1.56%) Flash
7 1 (1.56%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (20.31%) PKI
2 10 (15.63%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (14.06%) Algorithms
4 5 (7.81%) Computer Science
5 4 (6.25%) Management Information System
5 4 (6.25%) CLARiiON
6 2 (3.13%) Wiki
6 2 (3.13%) Performance Metrics
7 1 (1.56%) Raspberry Pi
7 1 (1.56%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.56%) Smartcard
7 1 (1.56%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.56%) IBM Mainframe
7 1 (1.56%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.56%) Clustering
7 1 (1.56%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 32 (50.00%) Linux
2 29 (45.31%) UNIX
3 20 (31.25%) Windows
4 12 (18.75%) AIX
5 10 (15.63%) Solaris
6 4 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (6.25%) SUSE
7 3 (4.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (3.13%) Mac OS
8 2 (3.13%) Windows 7
9 1 (1.56%) zOS
9 1 (1.56%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.56%) Debian
9 1 (1.56%) Ubuntu
9 1 (1.56%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (1.56%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (14.06%) Identity Management
2 8 (12.50%) DevOps
3 6 (9.38%) Data Security
3 6 (9.38%) Configuration Management
4 5 (7.81%) Information Security
4 5 (7.81%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 5 (7.81%) Penetration Testing
4 5 (7.81%) SIEM
4 5 (7.81%) SDLC
5 4 (6.25%) Cyber Security
5 4 (6.25%) Network Monitoring
5 4 (6.25%) Mentoring
5 4 (6.25%) Ethical Hacking
5 4 (6.25%) Time Management
6 3 (4.69%) Test Automation
6 3 (4.69%) Document Management
6 3 (4.69%) Load Balancing
6 3 (4.69%) Release Management
6 3 (4.69%) Unit Testing
6 3 (4.69%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 15 (23.44%) Java
2 11 (17.19%) Shell Script
3 10 (15.63%) Python
4 8 (12.50%) C++
4 8 (12.50%) Perl
5 7 (10.94%) Bash Shell
6 6 (9.38%) PHP
6 6 (9.38%) C
7 4 (6.25%) JavaScript
7 4 (6.25%) sed
7 4 (6.25%) Korn
7 4 (6.25%) Groovy
8 3 (4.69%) SQL
8 3 (4.69%) Ruby
9 2 (3.13%) Go
9 2 (3.13%) AWK
10 1 (1.56%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.56%) Bourne shell
10 1 (1.56%) C-shell
10 1 (1.56%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (9.38%) Degree
2 2 (3.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (1.56%) CISSP
3 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.56%) PMP
3 1 (1.56%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.56%) GCIA
3 1 (1.56%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.81%) PCI DSS
2 3 (4.69%) SLA
3 1 (1.56%) COBIT
3 1 (1.56%) COSO
System Software
1 9 (14.06%) Active Directory
2 5 (7.81%) Samba
2 5 (7.81%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 5 (7.81%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 5 (7.81%) NFS
3 4 (6.25%) OpenSSH
3 4 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (4.69%) KVM
4 3 (4.69%) RHEV
4 3 (4.69%) iptables
5 2 (3.13%) PowerHA
5 2 (3.13%) Terminal Services
6 1 (1.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (10.94%) BladeLogic
2 6 (9.38%) Puppet
2 6 (9.38%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (6.25%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 4 (6.25%) Oracle ZFS
4 3 (4.69%) BMC PATROL
4 3 (4.69%) EMC NetWorker
4 3 (4.69%) yum
4 3 (4.69%) Ansible
5 2 (3.13%) Nagios
6 1 (1.56%) Graphite
Vendors
1 25 (39.06%) Oracle
2 15 (23.44%) IBM
2 15 (23.44%) Microsoft
3 10 (15.63%) Cisco
3 10 (15.63%) Red Hat
4 9 (14.06%) HP
5 8 (12.50%) EMC
6 7 (10.94%) BMC
6 7 (10.94%) Dell
6 7 (10.94%) VMware
7 5 (7.81%) Veritas
7 5 (7.81%) F5
8 4 (6.25%) ArcSight
8 4 (6.25%) 3PAR
8 4 (6.25%) Cyber-Ark
8 4 (6.25%) ForgeRock
8 4 (6.25%) CA
9 3 (4.69%) Ruckus Wireless
10 2 (3.13%) Google
10 2 (3.13%) MKS
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