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 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Secure Shell (SSH)
England / North West
Rank 129 140 137
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -3
Contract jobs citing SSH 4 17 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.15% 0.46% 0.18%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.01% 3.02% 1.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 5
Median daily rate £650 £338 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+92.59% -3.57%
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +28.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £12.00 -

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
397 563 428
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 15.11% 15.11% 13.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 252 321 200
Median daily rate £380 £424 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.32% +21.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £600 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 33 40
Median hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £18.32
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +22.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.03 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.70 £40.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-28.33% +13.20%

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 21 February 2017. 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 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 +12 2 £650 +92.59% 2
Cheshire +11 2 - -
SSH
England

SSH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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 5 (100.00%) SSL
2 2 (40.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) Unix
2 2 (40.00%) Firewall
2 2 (40.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (40.00%) VLAN
2 2 (40.00%) Network Security
2 2 (40.00%) Splunk
2 2 (40.00%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (20.00%) ArcSight
3 1 (20.00%) SIEM
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (20.00%) Big Data
3 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (20.00%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (20.00%) Ansible
3 1 (20.00%) Docker
3 1 (20.00%) Sensu
3 1 (20.00%) logstash
3 1 (20.00%) DevOps
3 1 (20.00%) Kibana
3 1 (20.00%) PuTTY
3 1 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (20.00%) AppDynamics
3 1 (20.00%) Graphite
3 1 (20.00%) Palo Alto
3 1 (20.00%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (20.00%) Terraform

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 1 (20.00%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) SSL
2 2 (40.00%) Firewall
2 2 (40.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (40.00%) Network Security
2 2 (40.00%) VLAN
3 1 (20.00%) DHCP
3 1 (20.00%) DNS
3 1 (20.00%) HTTPS
3 1 (20.00%) IPsec
3 1 (20.00%) LAN
3 1 (20.00%) PuTTY
3 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (20.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Check Point Support
2 1 (20.00%) Cloud Architect
2 1 (20.00%) DevOps Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Firewall Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Firewall Support
2 1 (20.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Network Security Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Network Support
2 1 (20.00%) Network Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Security Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Security Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) SIEM Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) VMS Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Elastic Stack
1 1 (20.00%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (20.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
1 2 (40.00%) Unix
2 1 (20.00%) AIX
2 1 (20.00%) VMS
2 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (20.00%) Change Management
1 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (20.00%) DevOps
1 1 (20.00%) Identity Management
1 1 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
1 1 (20.00%) OWASP
1 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (20.00%) Scrum
1 1 (20.00%) SIEM
1 1 (20.00%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Java
1 1 (20.00%) Korn
1 1 (20.00%) Perl
1 1 (20.00%) Python
1 1 (20.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) CISM
1 1 (20.00%) CISSP
1 1 (20.00%) ISEB
1 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Docker
1 1 (20.00%) OpenSSH
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Ansible
1 1 (20.00%) Control-M
1 1 (20.00%) Graphite
1 1 (20.00%) Kibana
1 1 (20.00%) logstash
1 1 (20.00%) Nagios
1 1 (20.00%) Nmap
1 1 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (20.00%) Puppet
1 1 (20.00%) QRadar
1 1 (20.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Splunk
2 1 (20.00%) AlienVault
2 1 (20.00%) AppDynamics
2 1 (20.00%) ArcSight
2 1 (20.00%) BMC
2 1 (20.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (20.00%) F5
2 1 (20.00%) Fortinet
2 1 (20.00%) Juniper
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) Palo Alto
2 1 (20.00%) Qualys