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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SSH over the 3 months to 25 November 2014 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
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Secure Shell (SSH)
Rank 238 226 227
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +1
Contract jobs citing SSH 19 7 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.19% 0.083% 0.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.02% 0.50% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 6
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£344 £400 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.00% +28.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £383 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £488 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £30.00 £10.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+200.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £10.00 -
% change year-on-year
+200.00% -
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 South East region.

Communications & Networking Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1862 1409 1881
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 19.04% 16.63% 21.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 866 665 657
Average daily rate £350 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £180 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 107 96 173
Average hourly rate £23.13 £23.80 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.83% +19.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.46 £13.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.13 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +7.14%

SSH
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SSH across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 25 November 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SSH within the South East region over the 3 months to 25 November 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
Berkshire +8 9 £250 -37.50% 1
Surrey -1 4 £400 +6.66%
Hampshire -18 2 £344 -34.47% 2
Oxfordshire - - - - 1
East Sussex - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
SSH
England

SSH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 17 (62.96%) UNIX
2 15 (55.56%) Linux
3 14 (51.85%) FTP
4 12 (44.44%) Solaris
4 12 (44.44%) Perl
5 11 (40.74%) Windows
6 10 (37.04%) CSS
6 10 (37.04%) HTML
6 10 (37.04%) HTTP
7 9 (33.33%) SSL
7 9 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (29.63%) Apache
9 7 (25.93%) Telecoms
9 7 (25.93%) Korn
9 7 (25.93%) Oracle
10 6 (22.22%) Java
10 6 (22.22%) JavaScript
10 6 (22.22%) Subversion
11 5 (18.52%) OpenSSH
11 5 (18.52%) HTML5
11 5 (18.52%) GCC
11 5 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (18.52%) VMware
11 5 (18.52%) IVR
11 5 (18.52%) Web Development
11 5 (18.52%) Penetration Testing
11 5 (18.52%) Firewall
11 5 (18.52%) WebLogic
11 5 (18.52%) Tomcat
11 5 (18.52%) VPN

SSH
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 8 (29.63%) Apache
2 5 (18.52%) WebLogic
2 5 (18.52%) Tomcat
3 2 (7.41%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.70%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (11.11%) MS Office
2 2 (7.41%) MS Excel
2 2 (7.41%) Photoshop
2 2 (7.41%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) GitHub
1 2 (7.41%) Amazon S3
1 2 (7.41%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 14 (51.85%) FTP
2 10 (37.04%) HTTP
3 9 (33.33%) SSL
4 5 (18.52%) Firewall
4 5 (18.52%) VPN
5 4 (14.81%) TCP/IP
5 4 (14.81%) Telnet
5 4 (14.81%) Internet
6 3 (11.11%) DNS
6 3 (11.11%) SNMP
6 3 (11.11%) SMTP
7 2 (7.41%) SAN
7 2 (7.41%) DHCP
7 2 (7.41%) HTTPS
8 1 (3.70%) Asterisk PBX
8 1 (3.70%) Wireshark
8 1 (3.70%) ATM
8 1 (3.70%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (11.11%) MySQL
2 2 (7.41%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.70%) NoSQL
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (22.22%) Subversion
2 5 (18.52%) GCC
3 3 (11.11%) Git (software)
4 2 (7.41%) Karma Test Runner
4 2 (7.41%) Sublime Text
4 2 (7.41%) RSpec
4 2 (7.41%) Cucumber
5 1 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (3.70%) NUnit
General
1 7 (25.93%) Telecoms
2 2 (7.41%) Marketing
3 1 (3.70%) Retail
3 1 (3.70%) Finance
3 1 (3.70%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (29.63%) Developer
2 6 (22.22%) Designer
3 4 (14.81%) Applications Support
3 4 (14.81%) Analyst
3 4 (14.81%) Support Analyst
3 4 (14.81%) Applications Support Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Front-End Developer
4 3 (11.11%) UNIX Administrator
4 3 (11.11%) Linux Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Administrator
5 2 (7.41%) Support Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Linux Support
5 2 (7.41%) Development Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Linux Support Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Windows Support Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Ruby Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Ruby on Rails Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Front-End Web Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Test Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (37.04%) CSS
1 10 (37.04%) HTML
2 5 (18.52%) HTML5
3 4 (14.81%) VXML
3 4 (14.81%) jQuery
4 3 (11.11%) CSS3
4 3 (11.11%) AngularJS
5 2 (7.41%) .NET
5 2 (7.41%) Ruby on Rails
5 2 (7.41%) Backbone.js
5 2 (7.41%) RESTful
6 1 (3.70%) WCF
6 1 (3.70%) WPF
6 1 (3.70%) Sass
6 1 (3.70%) .NET Framework
6 1 (3.70%) Middleware
6 1 (3.70%) LAMP
6 1 (3.70%) SOAP
6 1 (3.70%) Web Services
6 1 (3.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) IVR
2 3 (11.11%) EFT
3 2 (7.41%) Clustering
4 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.70%) Algorithms
4 1 (3.70%) PKI
4 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 17 (62.96%) UNIX
2 15 (55.56%) Linux
3 12 (44.44%) Solaris
4 11 (40.74%) Windows
5 9 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (14.81%) HPUX
6 4 (14.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (11.11%) Windows 7
7 3 (11.11%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (7.41%) SUSE
8 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (7.41%) Mac OS
9 1 (3.70%) openSUSE
9 1 (3.70%) AIX
9 1 (3.70%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (18.52%) Web Development
1 5 (18.52%) Penetration Testing
2 3 (11.11%) Responsive Web Design
2 3 (11.11%) Incident Management
2 3 (11.11%) Migration
2 3 (11.11%) ITIL
3 2 (7.41%) Scrum
3 2 (7.41%) TDD
3 2 (7.41%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (7.41%) Time Management
3 2 (7.41%) Email Marketing
4 1 (3.70%) Unit Testing
4 1 (3.70%) Information Security
4 1 (3.70%) Logistics
4 1 (3.70%) Software Engineering
4 1 (3.70%) Software Testing
4 1 (3.70%) Identity Management
4 1 (3.70%) Data Security
4 1 (3.70%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (44.44%) Perl
2 7 (25.93%) Korn
3 6 (22.22%) Java
3 6 (22.22%) JavaScript
4 4 (14.81%) PHP
4 4 (14.81%) SQL
4 4 (14.81%) PowerShell
5 3 (11.11%) Bash Shell
5 3 (11.11%) Shell Script
5 3 (11.11%) C++
6 2 (7.41%) ActionScript
6 2 (7.41%) C
6 2 (7.41%) Ruby
6 2 (7.41%) ActionScript 2.0
6 2 (7.41%) Bourne shell
7 1 (3.70%) C#
7 1 (3.70%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) CCNA
1 2 (7.41%) MCSE
1 2 (7.41%) HNC
1 2 (7.41%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (7.41%) RHCSA
1 2 (7.41%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.70%) Degree
2 1 (3.70%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (18.52%) OpenSSH
2 2 (7.41%) Active Directory
2 2 (7.41%) NFS
2 2 (7.41%) VMware Workstation
3 1 (3.70%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (3.70%) Cygwin
3 1 (3.70%) Samba
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) Nagios
1 2 (7.41%) NetBackup
1 2 (7.41%) YaST
1 2 (7.41%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 7 (25.93%) Oracle
2 5 (18.52%) VMware
2 5 (18.52%) Cisco
3 4 (14.81%) Veritas
3 4 (14.81%) Red Hat
4 3 (11.11%) Juniper
4 3 (11.11%) HP
5 2 (7.41%) Citrix
5 2 (7.41%) Microsoft
5 2 (7.41%) Sun
5 2 (7.41%) Motorola
5 2 (7.41%) Symantec
5 2 (7.41%) Remedy
5 2 (7.41%) 3PAR
5 2 (7.41%) Isilon
5 2 (7.41%) Altiris
6 1 (3.70%) Nokia
6 1 (3.70%) IBM
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