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 30 May 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Secure Shell (SSH)
Rank 159 145 138
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -7
Contract jobs citing SSH 5 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.13% 0.11% 0.094%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.83% 0.78% 0.74%
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 £375 £440
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -14.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £49.19 - £30.00
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
599 512 405
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 15.35% 13.71% 12.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 345 243 189
Median daily rate £375 £335 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.94% +11.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £489
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+8.82% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 56 36
Median hourly rate £13.00 £17.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.71% -30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.20 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +44.44%

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 30 May 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 -11 3 £400 +45.45%
Merseyside -5 2 £400 -
SSH
England

SSH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 May 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 21 (95.45%) DNS
2 20 (90.91%) Firewall
3 18 (81.82%) VPN
3 18 (81.82%) DHCP
4 16 (72.73%) Network Security
5 15 (68.18%) Palo Alto
6 14 (63.64%) SSL
6 14 (63.64%) Cisco
7 12 (54.55%) Kalman Filter
8 11 (50.00%) LAN
9 9 (40.91%) IPsec
9 9 (40.91%) VLAN
9 9 (40.91%) Continuous Improvement
9 9 (40.91%) Change Control
10 8 (36.36%) Fortinet
10 8 (36.36%) Intrusion Detection
11 7 (31.82%) Unix
11 7 (31.82%) SC Cleared
11 7 (31.82%) Security Cleared
12 6 (27.27%) Windows
12 6 (27.27%) CCNP
12 6 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
13 5 (22.73%) Information Security
13 5 (22.73%) CCNA
13 5 (22.73%) F5
13 5 (22.73%) Infrastructure Management
14 4 (18.18%) Network Monitoring
14 4 (18.18%) Bash Shell
14 4 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
14 4 (18.18%) 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 (9.09%) JBoss
2 1 (4.55%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 21 (95.45%) DNS
2 20 (90.91%) Firewall
3 18 (81.82%) DHCP
3 18 (81.82%) VPN
4 16 (72.73%) Network Security
5 14 (63.64%) SSL
6 11 (50.00%) LAN
7 9 (40.91%) IPsec
7 9 (40.91%) VLAN
8 8 (36.36%) Intrusion Detection
9 4 (18.18%) BGP
9 4 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (18.18%) Cisco IOS
9 4 (18.18%) FTP
9 4 (18.18%) HTTP
9 4 (18.18%) SMTP
9 4 (18.18%) SNMP
9 4 (18.18%) TACACS
9 4 (18.18%) TCP/IP
9 4 (18.18%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Git (software)
1 3 (13.64%) Jenkins
2 2 (9.09%) Gradle
2 2 (9.09%) Maven
3 1 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (4.55%) TeamCity
3 1 (4.55%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (9.09%) Banking
2 1 (4.55%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 7 (31.82%) Cisco Engineer
2 7 (31.82%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 6 (27.27%) Architect
4 5 (22.73%) Network Security Engineer
4 5 (22.73%) Security Engineer
5 4 (18.18%) Firewall Engineer
5 4 (18.18%) Network Architect
6 3 (13.64%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
6 3 (13.64%) DevOps Engineer
6 3 (13.64%) Wireless Engineer
6 3 (13.64%) Wireless Network Engineer
7 2 (9.09%) Designer
7 2 (9.09%) Java Engineer
7 2 (9.09%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 2 (9.09%) Linux Engineer
7 2 (9.09%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 2 (9.09%) Network Security Architect
7 2 (9.09%) Security Architect
8 1 (4.55%) Network Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Statistics
2 1 (4.55%) LPAR
2 1 (4.55%) Security Operations Centre
2 1 (4.55%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 7 (31.82%) Unix
2 6 (27.27%) Windows
3 2 (9.09%) Linux
4 1 (4.55%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (54.55%) Kalman Filter
2 9 (40.91%) Change Control
2 9 (40.91%) Continuous Improvement
3 5 (22.73%) Information Security
3 5 (22.73%) Infrastructure Management
4 4 (18.18%) Network Monitoring
5 3 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (13.64%) Configuration Management
5 3 (13.64%) Continuous Delivery
5 3 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (13.64%) DevOps
5 3 (13.64%) Load Balancing
5 3 (13.64%) Server Virtualisation
5 3 (13.64%) Web Filtering
6 2 (9.09%) Service Delivery
7 1 (4.55%) Identity Management
7 1 (4.55%) Investment Management
7 1 (4.55%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 4 (18.18%) Bash Shell
2 3 (13.64%) Perl
3 2 (9.09%) Java
3 2 (9.09%) Python
4 1 (4.55%) Korn
4 1 (4.55%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (31.82%) SC Cleared
1 7 (31.82%) Security Cleared
2 6 (27.27%) CCNP
2 6 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (22.73%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) SLA
Systems Management
1 3 (13.64%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 15 (68.18%) Palo Alto
2 14 (63.64%) Cisco
3 8 (36.36%) Fortinet
4 5 (22.73%) F5
5 2 (9.09%) Aruba
6 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
6 1 (4.55%) Oracle