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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SSH over the 3 months to 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Secure Shell (SSH)
Rank 151 133 116
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -17
Contract jobs citing SSH 3 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.077% 0.064% 0.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.59% 0.51% 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
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£408 - £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £413 £375
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
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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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
508 391 329
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 13.09% 12.60% 13.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 238 162 131
Average daily rate £350 £310 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £200 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 34 46
Average hourly rate £19.00 £28.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +42.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.55 £15.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.67 £45.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -11.11%

SSH
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SSH across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SSH within the North West region over the 3 months to 24 April 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Manchester -12 2 - - 1
Cheshire -7 1 £408 -
SSH
England

SSH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 10 (90.91%) Oracle
2 9 (81.82%) Java
3 7 (63.64%) JSP
3 7 (63.64%) SOAP
3 7 (63.64%) XML
3 7 (63.64%) HTTPS
3 7 (63.64%) XPath
4 6 (54.55%) Java EE
4 6 (54.55%) Struts
4 6 (54.55%) Windows
4 6 (54.55%) Banking
5 4 (36.36%) Linux
6 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
6 3 (27.27%) SQL
6 3 (27.27%) SMTP
6 3 (27.27%) MySQL
6 3 (27.27%) DNS
6 3 (27.27%) SNMP
6 3 (27.27%) SSL
6 3 (27.27%) VMware
6 3 (27.27%) Investment Banking
6 3 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (27.27%) Bash Shell
6 3 (27.27%) SIEM
7 2 (18.18%) Apache Camel
7 2 (18.18%) Hyperic
7 2 (18.18%) Relational Database
7 2 (18.18%) PowerShell
7 2 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (18.18%) jQuery

SSH
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 (18.18%) CMS
1 2 (18.18%) JBoss
1 2 (18.18%) Apache
1 2 (18.18%) Tomcat
2 1 (9.09%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (63.64%) HTTPS
2 3 (27.27%) SMTP
2 3 (27.27%) DNS
2 3 (27.27%) SNMP
2 3 (27.27%) SSL
3 2 (18.18%) Internet
3 2 (18.18%) Extranet
4 1 (9.09%) LDAP
4 1 (9.09%) VoIP
4 1 (9.09%) DHCP
4 1 (9.09%) Ethernet
4 1 (9.09%) HTTP
4 1 (9.09%) VPN
4 1 (9.09%) Firewall
4 1 (9.09%) Telnet
4 1 (9.09%) IPv4
4 1 (9.09%) SAN
4 1 (9.09%) VLAN
4 1 (9.09%) iSCSI
4 1 (9.09%) Softswitch
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
1 3 (27.27%) MySQL
2 2 (18.18%) Relational Database
2 2 (18.18%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (18.18%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) JUnit
General
1 6 (54.55%) Banking
2 3 (27.27%) Investment Banking
3 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
3 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Java Developer
1 5 (45.45%) Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Senior Java Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) Java Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) J2EE Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) Senior J2EE Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) Senior Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (18.18%) Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Network Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) VoIP Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (63.64%) JSP
1 7 (63.64%) SOAP
1 7 (63.64%) XML
2 6 (54.55%) Java EE
2 6 (54.55%) Struts
3 2 (18.18%) Apache Camel
3 2 (18.18%) jQuery
3 2 (18.18%) Ajax
3 2 (18.18%) Spring
3 2 (18.18%) ActiveMQ
3 2 (18.18%) .NET
3 2 (18.18%) J2EE
4 1 (9.09%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 6 (54.55%) Windows
2 4 (36.36%) Linux
3 2 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (9.09%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) SIEM
2 2 (18.18%) Time Management
2 2 (18.18%) MVC
3 1 (9.09%) ITIL
3 1 (9.09%) Migration
3 1 (9.09%) Business Continuity
3 1 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 9 (81.82%) Java
2 7 (63.64%) XPath
3 3 (27.27%) SQL
3 3 (27.27%) Bash Shell
4 2 (18.18%) PowerShell
4 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
4 2 (18.18%) PHP
4 2 (18.18%) PL/SQL
5 1 (9.09%) Python
5 1 (9.09%) Perl
5 1 (9.09%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (9.09%) NFS
2 1 (9.09%) Terminal Services
2 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
2 1 (9.09%) Samba
2 1 (9.09%) iptables
2 1 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) Hyperic
2 1 (9.09%) MOM
2 1 (9.09%) Nagios
2 1 (9.09%) SCOM
2 1 (9.09%) Opsview
2 1 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (9.09%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (90.91%) Oracle
2 3 (27.27%) VMware
3 2 (18.18%) Red Hat
4 1 (9.09%) CheckPoint
4 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
4 1 (9.09%) Sun
4 1 (9.09%) HP
4 1 (9.09%) Sonus
4 1 (9.09%) ArcSight