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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Secure Shell (SSH)
Rank 37 - 34
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SSH 6 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 1.53% - 0.41%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.70% - 4.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£400 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £515 £338 £308
% change year-on-year
+52.59% +9.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 - £32.50
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
69 24 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 17.65% 9.96% 10.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 13 16
Average daily rate £375 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £190 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £475 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 2
Average hourly rate £22.50 £125.00 £20.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-82.00% +502.40%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-4.33% -4.25%

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
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SSH within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 31 August 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
Liverpool - 6 £400 -
SSH
North West

SSH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 7 (100.00%) SQL
1 7 (100.00%) Sybase
1 7 (100.00%) DB2
1 7 (100.00%) MQSeries
1 7 (100.00%) Kerberos
1 7 (100.00%) SSL
1 7 (100.00%) IBM
1 7 (100.00%) CA
1 7 (100.00%) zOS
1 7 (100.00%) Middleware
1 7 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 7 (100.00%) RACF
1 7 (100.00%) Information Security
1 7 (100.00%) ISPF
1 7 (100.00%) Time Sharing Option
1 7 (100.00%) Job Entry Subsystem
2 6 (85.71%) zSecure
2 6 (85.71%) CICS
3 2 (28.57%) Assembly Language
3 2 (28.57%) REXX
3 2 (28.57%) UNIX
3 2 (28.57%) CLIST
3 2 (28.57%) SAS
3 2 (28.57%) PKI
3 2 (28.57%) JCL
4 1 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (14.29%) Security Management
4 1 (14.29%) Finance
4 1 (14.29%) Project Planning
4 1 (14.29%) Time Management

SSH
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 7 (100.00%) MQSeries
2 6 (85.71%) CICS
3 2 (28.57%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Office
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
1 1 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) Kerberos
1 7 (100.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (100.00%) DB2
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Security Engineer
1 6 (85.71%) Information Security Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) RACF Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) Middleware
1 7 (100.00%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 2 (28.57%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) zOS
2 2 (28.57%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Information Security
2 1 (14.29%) Project Planning
2 1 (14.29%) Time Management
2 1 (14.29%) People Management
2 1 (14.29%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) Assembly Language
2 2 (28.57%) REXX
2 2 (28.57%) JCL
2 2 (28.57%) CLIST
3 1 (14.29%) Perl
3 1 (14.29%) Shell Script
System Software
1 7 (100.00%) RACF
1 7 (100.00%) Time Sharing Option
1 7 (100.00%) Job Entry Subsystem
Systems Management
1 6 (85.71%) zSecure
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Sybase
1 7 (100.00%) IBM
1 7 (100.00%) CA