The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the North West region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Secure Shell (SSH)
Rank 129 122 135
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +13
Contract jobs citing SSH 3 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.098% 0.23% 0.031%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.76% 1.57% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 0
Average daily rate
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- £225 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £240 £331
% change year-on-year
+45.83% -27.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £32.50 £67.50
% change year-on-year
- -51.85%
Communications & Networking Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
397 383 543
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 13.01% 14.37% 16.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 200 180 196
Average daily rate £300 £284 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.72% -12.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £175 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £435 £453
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 43 55
Average hourly rate £22.50 £32.03 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.74% +60.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.85 £14.65 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.25 £40.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +2.12%
SSH
England

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 July 2014. 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 -1 3 - -
Cheshire - - - -
SSH
England

SSH
Top 14 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 3 (60.00%) SNMP
1 3 (60.00%) HP
1 3 (60.00%) WMI
1 3 (60.00%) HP UCMDB
2 2 (40.00%) Service Management
3 1 (20.00%) Wireless
3 1 (20.00%) CMS
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (20.00%) 802.11
3 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (20.00%) UNIX
3 1 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) Linux

SSH
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 1 (20.00%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) SNMP
2 1 (20.00%) Wireless
2 1 (20.00%) 802.11
2 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Consultant
2 2 (40.00%) Management Consultant
2 2 (40.00%) Service Management Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Wireless Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Network Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (20.00%) UNIX
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Service Management
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) WMI
1 3 (60.00%) HP UCMDB
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) HP