The table below looks at the statistics for SSH skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East 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 / South East
Rank 205 218 245
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +27
Contract jobs citing SSH 31 34 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.41% 0.40% 0.18%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.99% 1.94% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 24 10
Median daily rate £500 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £120 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £596 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +28.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £9.00 -
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 South East region.

Communications & Networking Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1555 1755 1978
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 20.41% 20.45% 20.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 933 973 942
Median daily rate £395 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.92% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £230 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 90 114
Median hourly rate £21.50 £42.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.41% +18.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £18.00 £13.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.87 £52.63 £47.50
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 South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing SSH as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

SSH Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

SSH
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SSH across the South East region.

SSH Daily Rate Trend in the South East

SSH
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SSH across the South East region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017.

SSH Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

SSH
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SSH across the South East region.

SSH Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

SSH
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SSH within the South East 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
Berkshire +35 22 £500 +17.64% 3
Surrey +12 7 £400 -28.73%
Buckinghamshire +4 1 £474 -10.61%
Hampshire -2 1 - -
SSH
England

SSH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

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 South East region with a requirement for SSH.

1 46 (85.19%) Linux
2 37 (68.52%) Unix
2 37 (68.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 26 (48.15%) SC Cleared
3 26 (48.15%) Security Cleared
4 24 (44.44%) Bash Shell
4 24 (44.44%) JavaScript
5 23 (42.59%) HTTP
5 23 (42.59%) TCP/IP
6 22 (40.74%) Python
6 22 (40.74%) Java
7 21 (38.89%) Debian
7 21 (38.89%) FTP
7 21 (38.89%) Git (software)
8 20 (37.04%) CentOS
8 20 (37.04%) SELinux
8 20 (37.04%) DevOps
8 20 (37.04%) Ubuntu
9 19 (35.19%) Linux Command Line
10 18 (33.33%) Hadoop
11 17 (31.48%) Prototyping
11 17 (31.48%) Ansible
12 16 (29.63%) Oracle
13 15 (27.78%) Solaris
13 15 (27.78%) Microsoft
13 15 (27.78%) Red Hat
13 15 (27.78%) ICMP
14 13 (24.07%) Finance
15 12 (22.22%) SSL
15 12 (22.22%) Windows

SSH
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 5 (9.26%) MS Exchange
2 4 (7.41%) Apache
2 4 (7.41%) IIS
3 1 (1.85%) SAS
3 1 (1.85%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (12.96%) MS Excel
2 4 (7.41%) MS Visio
3 2 (3.70%) MS Office
3 2 (3.70%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (3.70%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (7.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.26%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (42.59%) HTTP
1 23 (42.59%) TCP/IP
2 21 (38.89%) FTP
3 15 (27.78%) ICMP
4 12 (22.22%) SSL
5 10 (18.52%) NAS
5 10 (18.52%) SAN
6 9 (16.67%) Internet
7 8 (14.81%) iSCSI
8 7 (12.96%) SMTP
9 6 (11.11%) DNS
9 6 (11.11%) Intrusion Detection
10 5 (9.26%) IPsec
10 5 (9.26%) Telnet
11 4 (7.41%) HTTPS
11 4 (7.41%) VPN
12 2 (3.70%) Fibre Channel
12 2 (3.70%) Firewall
12 2 (3.70%) LDAP
12 2 (3.70%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (33.33%) Hadoop
2 8 (14.81%) SQL Server
3 5 (9.26%) Big Data
4 4 (7.41%) MySQL
5 3 (5.56%) InterSystems Cache
5 3 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 21 (38.89%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.85%) ClearCase
2 1 (1.85%) JIRA
General
1 13 (24.07%) Finance
2 4 (7.41%) Electronics
2 4 (7.41%) Manufacturing
2 4 (7.41%) Marketing
2 4 (7.41%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (40.74%) Developer
2 11 (20.37%) Java Developer
3 10 (18.52%) Administrator
3 10 (18.52%) DevOps Engineer
4 9 (16.67%) JavaScript Developer
4 9 (16.67%) Python Developer
4 9 (16.67%) Storage Administrator
5 8 (14.81%) Consultant
5 8 (14.81%) DevOps Consultant
5 8 (14.81%) Java Consultant
5 8 (14.81%) Java Engineer
5 8 (14.81%) JavaScript Engineer
5 8 (14.81%) Unix Administrator
6 7 (12.96%) Open Source Developer
7 6 (11.11%) SAN Administrator
7 6 (11.11%) SAN Storage Administrator
7 6 (11.11%) Solaris Administrator
8 4 (7.41%) Analyst
8 4 (7.41%) Incident Analyst
8 4 (7.41%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.41%) CSS
1 4 (7.41%) HTML
1 4 (7.41%) LAMP
1 4 (7.41%) Middleware
1 4 (7.41%) Web Services
2 3 (5.56%) CGI
3 2 (3.70%) REST
3 2 (3.70%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 19 (35.19%) Linux Command Line
2 11 (20.37%) Enterprise Storage
3 5 (9.26%) CESG
3 5 (9.26%) Client/Server
3 5 (9.26%) Replication
4 4 (7.41%) Data Centre
5 3 (5.56%) EMC VNX
6 2 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (3.70%) DataPower
6 2 (3.70%) Hedge funds
6 2 (3.70%) PKI
6 2 (3.70%) Public Cloud
7 1 (1.85%) Clustering
7 1 (1.85%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 46 (85.19%) Linux
2 37 (68.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 37 (68.52%) Unix
3 21 (38.89%) Debian
4 20 (37.04%) CentOS
4 20 (37.04%) Ubuntu
5 15 (27.78%) Solaris
6 12 (22.22%) Windows
7 5 (9.26%) AIX
7 5 (9.26%) HPUX
7 5 (9.26%) Windows Vista
8 3 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (3.70%) Data ONTAP
9 2 (3.70%) SUSE
9 2 (3.70%) Windows Server
10 1 (1.85%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (37.04%) DevOps
2 17 (31.48%) Prototyping
3 12 (22.22%) Load Balancing
4 11 (20.37%) Disaster Recovery
4 11 (20.37%) High Availability
4 11 (20.37%) Open Source
5 9 (16.67%) Patch Management
6 7 (12.96%) Capacity Management
7 6 (11.11%) Mentoring
7 6 (11.11%) Open Source Development
8 5 (9.26%) Cryptography
8 5 (9.26%) Cybersecurity
8 5 (9.26%) Fuzz Testing
8 5 (9.26%) Information Assurance
8 5 (9.26%) OWASP
9 4 (7.41%) Analytics
9 4 (7.41%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (7.41%) Digital Marketing
9 4 (7.41%) Programme Management
9 4 (7.41%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 24 (44.44%) Bash Shell
1 24 (44.44%) JavaScript
2 22 (40.74%) Java
2 22 (40.74%) Python
3 5 (9.26%) PHP
4 4 (7.41%) Perl
4 4 (7.41%) SQL
5 3 (5.56%) Shell Script
6 2 (3.70%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.85%) C#
7 1 (1.85%) Korn
7 1 (1.85%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 26 (48.15%) SC Cleared
1 26 (48.15%) Security Cleared
2 7 (12.96%) CISSP
3 5 (9.26%) CESG Certified Professional
4 3 (5.56%) CEH
5 2 (3.70%) Degree
5 2 (3.70%) GCIA
5 2 (3.70%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.70%) COBIT
1 2 (3.70%) COSO
1 2 (3.70%) PCI DSS
1 2 (3.70%) QA
1 2 (3.70%) SAS 70
2 1 (1.85%) RMADS
System Software
1 10 (18.52%) NFS
1 10 (18.52%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 10 (18.52%) Veritas File System
2 8 (14.81%) Virtual Servers
3 7 (12.96%) Active Directory
4 5 (9.26%) Sendmail
5 4 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (3.70%) Snort
6 2 (3.70%) Xen
7 1 (1.85%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 1 (1.85%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (1.85%) VirtualBox
7 1 (1.85%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 20 (37.04%) SELinux
2 17 (31.48%) Ansible
3 10 (18.52%) Nagios
3 10 (18.52%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 8 (14.81%) EMC Navisphere
5 4 (7.41%) NetBackup
5 4 (7.41%) RSA Security Analytics
6 3 (5.56%) Norton AntiVirus
6 3 (5.56%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 2 (3.70%) CSIRT
8 1 (1.85%) HP Data Protector
8 1 (1.85%) NetApp OnCommand
8 1 (1.85%) Puppet
8 1 (1.85%) SCCM
Vendors
1 16 (29.63%) Oracle
2 15 (27.78%) Microsoft
2 15 (27.78%) Red Hat
3 11 (20.37%) Brocade
3 11 (20.37%) Veritas
4 10 (18.52%) NetApp
4 10 (18.52%) Sun
5 5 (9.26%) Citrix
5 5 (9.26%) SAP
6 4 (7.41%) Cisco
6 4 (7.41%) EMC
6 4 (7.41%) Intel Security
6 4 (7.41%) Symantec
6 4 (7.41%) VMware
7 2 (3.70%) NetWitness
7 2 (3.70%) Nimble Storage
8 1 (1.85%) 3PAR
8 1 (1.85%) HP
8 1 (1.85%) IBM