The table below looks at the statistics for SSH skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SSH over the 3 months to 29 June 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Secure Shell (SSH)
Rank 160 147 127
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -20
Contract jobs citing SSH 4 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.11% 0.11% 0.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.70% 0.83% 1.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
Median daily rate £400 £275 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.45% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £377 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.99% -5.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £49.19 £187.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-73.76% +525.00%
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 North West region.

Communications & Networking Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
571 480 387
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 15.19% 12.96% 12.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 323 242 183
Median daily rate £385 £325 £285
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.46% +14.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £200 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 44 31
Median hourly rate £14.00 £17.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.70 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £24.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+31.25% +33.33%

SSH
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing SSH as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

SSH Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

SSH
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

SSH Daily Rate Trend in the North West

SSH
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

SSH Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

SSH
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SSH within the North West region over the 3 months to 29 June 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
Manchester -9 3 £400 +45.45%
Merseyside -2 1 £400 - 2
SSH
England

SSH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 North West region with a requirement for SSH.

1 12 (100.00%) DNS
1 12 (100.00%) Firewall
2 9 (75.00%) DHCP
2 9 (75.00%) VPN
3 7 (58.33%) LAN
3 7 (58.33%) Cisco
3 7 (58.33%) Network Security
3 7 (58.33%) Kalman Filter
3 7 (58.33%) Palo Alto
4 6 (50.00%) SSL
5 5 (41.67%) Unix
5 5 (41.67%) Windows
5 5 (41.67%) VLAN
5 5 (41.67%) Fortinet
5 5 (41.67%) IPsec
5 5 (41.67%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (41.67%) Change Control
6 4 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
7 3 (25.00%) BGP
7 3 (25.00%) Configuration Management
7 3 (25.00%) TACACS
7 3 (25.00%) Telnet
7 3 (25.00%) SMTP
7 3 (25.00%) FTP
7 3 (25.00%) HTTP
7 3 (25.00%) SNMP
7 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
7 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (25.00%) Information Security
7 3 (25.00%) Cisco IOS

SSH
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 2 (16.67%) JBoss
2 1 (8.33%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 12 (100.00%) DNS
1 12 (100.00%) Firewall
2 9 (75.00%) DHCP
2 9 (75.00%) VPN
3 7 (58.33%) LAN
3 7 (58.33%) Network Security
4 6 (50.00%) SSL
5 5 (41.67%) IPsec
5 5 (41.67%) VLAN
6 4 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
7 3 (25.00%) BGP
7 3 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
7 3 (25.00%) FTP
7 3 (25.00%) HTTP
7 3 (25.00%) SMTP
7 3 (25.00%) SNMP
7 3 (25.00%) TACACS
7 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
7 3 (25.00%) Telnet
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (16.67%) Gradle
2 2 (16.67%) Maven
3 1 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (8.33%) TeamCity
3 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (16.67%) Banking
2 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Architect
1 4 (33.33%) Network Architect
1 4 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Firewall Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Java Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Linux Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 2 (16.67%) Network Security Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Security Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Wireless Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Wireless Network Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Designer
4 1 (8.33%) Firewall Architect
4 1 (8.33%) LAN Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Network Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Statistics
2 1 (8.33%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Unix
1 5 (41.67%) Windows
2 2 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Kalman Filter
2 5 (41.67%) Change Control
2 5 (41.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 3 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 3 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (25.00%) DevOps
3 3 (25.00%) Information Security
3 3 (25.00%) Infrastructure Management
3 3 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (16.67%) Load Balancing
4 2 (16.67%) Server Virtualisation
4 2 (16.67%) Web Filtering
5 1 (8.33%) Investment Management
5 1 (8.33%) Security Operations
5 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) Bash Shell
2 2 (16.67%) Java
3 1 (8.33%) Perl
3 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (8.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) CCNP
1 2 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) Cisco CUCM
1 2 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Cisco
1 7 (58.33%) Palo Alto
2 5 (41.67%) Fortinet
3 3 (25.00%) F5
4 1 (8.33%) Aruba
4 1 (8.33%) Microsoft