The table below looks at the statistics for SSH skills in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SSH over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Secure Shell (SSH)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing SSH 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside - - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.00 £30.00 -
% change year-on-year
-60.00% -
SSH
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Merseyside region.

Communications & Networking Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
41 44 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 12.65% 14.81% 10.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 13 11
Average daily rate £420 £388 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.38% +29.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £170 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £417 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 2
Average hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.15% +15.15%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

SSH
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

SSH Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

SSH
Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

SSH Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

SSH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 2 (66.67%) Web Services
1 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
1 2 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
1 2 (66.67%) Load Balancing
1 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
1 2 (66.67%) Network Security
2 1 (33.33%) Time Management
2 1 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (33.33%) People Management
2 1 (33.33%) Private Cloud
2 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (33.33%) Time Sharing Option
2 1 (33.33%) CLIST
2 1 (33.33%) Job Entry Subsystem
2 1 (33.33%) zSecure
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (33.33%) PKI
2 1 (33.33%) ISPF
2 1 (33.33%) Project Planning
2 1 (33.33%) Security Management
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Information Security
2 1 (33.33%) SSL
2 1 (33.33%) IBM
2 1 (33.33%) CICS
2 1 (33.33%) Assembly Language
2 1 (33.33%) CA

SSH
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 1 (33.33%) CICS
1 1 (33.33%) MQSeries
1 1 (33.33%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
1 1 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Network Security
1 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (33.33%) Kerberos
2 1 (33.33%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) DB2
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Architect
1 2 (66.67%) Cloud Architect
1 2 (66.67%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
1 2 (66.67%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (33.33%) RACF Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) ISPF
2 1 (33.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (33.33%) Mainframe
2 1 (33.33%) PKI
2 1 (33.33%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Unix
1 1 (33.33%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Load Balancing
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Information Security
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) People Management
2 1 (33.33%) Project Planning
2 1 (33.33%) Security Management
2 1 (33.33%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Assembly Language
1 1 (33.33%) CLIST
1 1 (33.33%) JCL
1 1 (33.33%) Perl
1 1 (33.33%) REXX
1 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Job Entry Subsystem
1 1 (33.33%) RACF
1 1 (33.33%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) zSecure
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) CA
1 1 (33.33%) IBM
1 1 (33.33%) Sybase