The table below looks at the statistics for SSH skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SSH over the 3 months to 1 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Secure Shell (SSH)
Rank 97 83 74
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -9
Contract jobs citing SSH 2 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.12% 0.14% 0.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.85% 1.42% 2.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate
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- - £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £413 £338
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +22.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £30.00 £29.80
% change year-on-year
- +0.68%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Communications & Networking Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
235 141 137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 14.15% 10.22% 13.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 53 56
Average daily rate £325 £325 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +13.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £189 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £335 £315
% change year-on-year
+2.98% +6.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 9 23
Average hourly rate £20.50 £18.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.88% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £9.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -10.11%

SSH
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SSH across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

SSH Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

SSH
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SSH across the Manchester region.

SSH Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

SSH
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SSH across the Manchester region.

SSH Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

SSH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) CMS
2 2 (66.67%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Time Management
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 2 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Bash Shell
2 2 (66.67%) SIEM
2 2 (66.67%) JBoss
2 2 (66.67%) Apache
2 2 (66.67%) Tomcat
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) PHP
2 2 (66.67%) PL/SQL
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) MySQL
2 2 (66.67%) SMTP
2 2 (66.67%) SNMP
2 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 2 (66.67%) RDBMS
2 2 (66.67%) SSL
2 2 (66.67%) Red Hat
2 2 (66.67%) Internet
2 2 (66.67%) Extranet
2 2 (66.67%) Hyperic

SSH
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 2 (66.67%) CMS
1 2 (66.67%) JBoss
1 2 (66.67%) Apache
1 2 (66.67%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) SMTP
1 2 (66.67%) SNMP
1 2 (66.67%) DNS
1 2 (66.67%) SSL
1 2 (66.67%) Internet
1 2 (66.67%) Extranet
2 1 (33.33%) Telnet
2 1 (33.33%) VoIP
2 1 (33.33%) Softswitch
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (66.67%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (66.67%) MySQL
1 2 (66.67%) RDBMS
1 2 (66.67%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Systems Administrator
1 2 (66.67%) Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) VoIP Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Time Management
1 2 (66.67%) SIEM
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
1 2 (66.67%) Bash Shell
1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) PHP
1 2 (66.67%) PL/SQL
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Red Hat
3 1 (33.33%) Sun
3 1 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) Sonus