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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Secure Shell (SSH)
Rank 144 131 121
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -10
Contract jobs citing SSH 10 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.26% 0.098% 0.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.23% 0.76% 1.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 4
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£338 - £225
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 - £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 - £260
UK excluding London average daily rate £389 £350 £240
% change year-on-year
+11.05% +45.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £187.50 - £32.50
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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
448 397 383
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 11.71% 13.00% 14.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 223 200 180
Average daily rate £350 £300 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £210 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +4.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 33 43
Average hourly rate £16.84 £22.50 £32.03
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.15% -29.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £11.85 £14.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £43.25 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+7.62% -21.56%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SSH across the North West region over the 3 months to 28 July 2015.

SSH Daily Rate Histogram 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 28 July 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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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
Merseyside - 6 £400 -
Manchester -14 4 £275 - 1
SSH
England

SSH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 9 (69.23%) SQL
1 9 (69.23%) SSL
2 6 (46.15%) CA
2 6 (46.15%) DNS
2 6 (46.15%) IBM
2 6 (46.15%) zOS
2 6 (46.15%) RACF
2 6 (46.15%) Middleware
2 6 (46.15%) Mainframe
2 6 (46.15%) Sybase
2 6 (46.15%) DB2
2 6 (46.15%) Windows
2 6 (46.15%) MQSeries
2 6 (46.15%) SMTP
2 6 (46.15%) Kerberos
2 6 (46.15%) SNMP
2 6 (46.15%) Information Security
2 6 (46.15%) ISPF
2 6 (46.15%) Time Sharing Option
2 6 (46.15%) Job Entry Subsystem
3 5 (38.46%) UNIX
3 5 (38.46%) Perl
3 5 (38.46%) CICS
3 5 (38.46%) zSecure
4 4 (30.77%) HTTP
4 4 (30.77%) VPN
4 4 (30.77%) MySQL
4 4 (30.77%) DHCP
4 4 (30.77%) Python
4 4 (30.77%) Firewall

SSH
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 6 (46.15%) MQSeries
2 5 (38.46%) CICS
3 2 (15.38%) CMS
3 2 (15.38%) SAS
3 2 (15.38%) JBoss
3 2 (15.38%) Apache
3 2 (15.38%) Tomcat
4 1 (7.69%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Office
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
1 1 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 9 (69.23%) SSL
2 6 (46.15%) DNS
2 6 (46.15%) SMTP
2 6 (46.15%) Kerberos
2 6 (46.15%) SNMP
3 4 (30.77%) HTTP
3 4 (30.77%) DHCP
3 4 (30.77%) VPN
3 4 (30.77%) Firewall
4 3 (23.08%) Wireless
4 3 (23.08%) Cisco IOS
4 3 (23.08%) Network Security
4 3 (23.08%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (23.08%) Spanning Tree
4 3 (23.08%) OSPF
4 3 (23.08%) BGP
4 3 (23.08%) TACACS
4 3 (23.08%) Telnet
4 3 (23.08%) VoIP
4 3 (23.08%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (46.15%) DB2
2 4 (30.77%) MySQL
3 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
4 2 (15.38%) RDBMS
4 2 (15.38%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (15.38%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
1 1 (7.69%) Retail
1 1 (7.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Security Engineer
1 5 (38.46%) Information Security Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (15.38%) Administrator
2 2 (15.38%) Network Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) PHP Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Network Support
3 1 (7.69%) Network Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Support Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Network Support Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Web Developer
3 1 (7.69%) PHP Web Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Operations Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) RACF Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (46.15%) Middleware
1 6 (46.15%) ISPF
2 3 (23.08%) 802.1X
3 2 (15.38%) .NET
4 1 (7.69%) XML
4 1 (7.69%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 6 (46.15%) Mainframe
2 3 (23.08%) Statistics
3 2 (15.38%) PKI
4 1 (7.69%) Social Media
4 1 (7.69%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) Windows
1 6 (46.15%) zOS
2 5 (38.46%) UNIX
3 3 (23.08%) Linux
4 2 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Information Security
2 3 (23.08%) Load Balancing
2 3 (23.08%) Time Management
2 3 (23.08%) SIEM
2 3 (23.08%) Network Monitoring
2 3 (23.08%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (15.38%) Service Delivery
4 1 (7.69%) Security Management
4 1 (7.69%) Business Continuity
4 1 (7.69%) ITIL
4 1 (7.69%) OO
4 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce
4 1 (7.69%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (7.69%) Content Management
4 1 (7.69%) Project Planning
4 1 (7.69%) People Management
4 1 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 9 (69.23%) SQL
2 5 (38.46%) Perl
3 4 (30.77%) Python
4 3 (23.08%) PHP
4 3 (23.08%) Bash Shell
5 2 (15.38%) CLIST
5 2 (15.38%) JCL
5 2 (15.38%) PowerShell
5 2 (15.38%) PL/SQL
5 2 (15.38%) Java
5 2 (15.38%) Assembly Language
5 2 (15.38%) REXX
6 1 (7.69%) Shell Script
6 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
6 1 (7.69%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) SLA
2 1 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (46.15%) RACF
1 6 (46.15%) Time Sharing Option
1 6 (46.15%) Job Entry Subsystem
2 3 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (7.69%) iptables
3 1 (7.69%) Samba
3 1 (7.69%) NFS
3 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
3 1 (7.69%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 5 (38.46%) zSecure
2 3 (23.08%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (15.38%) Hyperic
4 1 (7.69%) Opsview
4 1 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (7.69%) MOM
4 1 (7.69%) Nagios
4 1 (7.69%) SCOM
4 1 (7.69%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Sybase
1 6 (46.15%) IBM
1 6 (46.15%) CA
2 3 (23.08%) Cisco
2 3 (23.08%) VMware
2 3 (23.08%) Fortinet
2 3 (23.08%) Aruba
3 2 (15.38%) Red Hat
3 2 (15.38%) Oracle
4 1 (7.69%) CheckPoint
4 1 (7.69%) ArcSight
4 1 (7.69%) Microsoft