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 28 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Secure Shell (SSH)
Rank 237 241 222
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -19
Contract jobs citing SSH 33 10 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.33% 0.11% 0.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.82% 0.55% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 8 9
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£525 £288 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+82.60% -23.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £344 £225 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £558 £356 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £520 £338 £308
% change year-on-year
+54.07% +9.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £17.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 - £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 South East region.

Communications & Networking Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1817 1815 1613
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 18.34% 19.84% 18.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 974 859 741
Average daily rate £350 £347 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.72% -0.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £475 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 129 97 102
Average hourly rate £27.00 £20.21 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.63% -10.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £50.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-4.33% -4.25%

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 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
Berkshire +9 16 £525 +133.33% 1
Surrey - 13 £431 - 2
Hampshire -6 6 £558 +59.28% 1
Oxfordshire -24 1 £375 -
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England

SSH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 35 (62.50%) Linux
2 31 (55.36%) UNIX
3 27 (48.21%) FTP
4 22 (39.29%) HTTP
5 21 (37.50%) Oracle
6 19 (33.93%) VPN
6 19 (33.93%) SSL
6 19 (33.93%) Solaris
7 18 (32.14%) Apache
7 18 (32.14%) Windows
8 17 (30.36%) Red Hat
8 17 (30.36%) Firewall
9 16 (28.57%) LDAP
10 15 (26.79%) Finance
10 15 (26.79%) Agile Software Development
11 14 (25.00%) Client/Server
11 14 (25.00%) Middleware
12 13 (23.21%) Sun
12 13 (23.21%) SAN
12 13 (23.21%) Python
12 13 (23.21%) Cisco
12 13 (23.21%) TCP/IP
13 12 (21.43%) Microsoft
13 12 (21.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 12 (21.43%) REST
13 12 (21.43%) Capacity Management
14 11 (19.64%) Data Centre
14 11 (19.64%) HTTPS
15 10 (17.86%) NAS
15 10 (17.86%) Amazon AWS

SSH
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 18 (32.14%) Apache
2 7 (12.50%) OpenStack
3 6 (10.71%) Tomcat
4 5 (8.93%) WebSphere
5 4 (7.14%) SharePoint
6 3 (5.36%) WebLogic
6 3 (5.36%) JBoss
7 2 (3.57%) CMS
7 2 (3.57%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 4 (7.14%) MS Visio
2 3 (5.36%) MS Project
2 3 (5.36%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.79%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.79%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (1.79%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.79%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 2 (3.57%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (3.57%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.79%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 10 (17.86%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (16.07%) AWS CloudFormation
2 9 (16.07%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 7 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (7.14%) PaaS
4 4 (7.14%) IaaS
5 1 (1.79%) Heroku
5 1 (1.79%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 27 (48.21%) FTP
2 22 (39.29%) HTTP
3 19 (33.93%) VPN
3 19 (33.93%) SSL
4 17 (30.36%) Firewall
5 16 (28.57%) LDAP
6 13 (23.21%) TCP/IP
6 13 (23.21%) SAN
7 11 (19.64%) HTTPS
8 10 (17.86%) NAS
9 9 (16.07%) Telnet
9 9 (16.07%) DNS
10 7 (12.50%) SNMP
11 6 (10.71%) DHCP
11 6 (10.71%) LAN
11 6 (10.71%) MPLS
12 5 (8.93%) Ethernet
12 5 (8.93%) SMTP
13 4 (7.14%) ATM
13 4 (7.14%) SDH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.71%) Oracle Database
1 6 (10.71%) Relational Database
2 4 (7.14%) DB2
2 4 (7.14%) RDBMS
3 3 (5.36%) MySQL
3 3 (5.36%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (3.57%) SQL Server
4 2 (3.57%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (3.57%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (3.57%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (3.57%) Oracle Discoverer
5 1 (1.79%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 9 (16.07%) Git (software)
2 8 (14.29%) Subversion
3 7 (12.50%) Maven
3 7 (12.50%) JIRA
3 7 (12.50%) Ant
3 7 (12.50%) Jenkins
4 5 (8.93%) Hudson
5 2 (3.57%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (1.79%) Mercurial
6 1 (1.79%) RSpec
6 1 (1.79%) Cucumber
General
1 15 (26.79%) Finance
2 8 (14.29%) Banking
3 6 (10.71%) Financial Institution
4 4 (7.14%) Back Office
5 3 (5.36%) Billing
5 3 (5.36%) Investment Banking
6 2 (3.57%) Telecoms
6 2 (3.57%) Publishing
6 2 (3.57%) Games
Job Titles
1 9 (16.07%) Administrator
2 8 (14.29%) Architect
3 7 (12.50%) Analyst
3 7 (12.50%) Cloud Architect
4 6 (10.71%) Consultant
5 5 (8.93%) Systems Administrator
5 5 (8.93%) Software Engineer
5 5 (8.93%) UNIX Administrator
5 5 (8.93%) Linux Administrator
6 4 (7.14%) Technical Analyst
6 4 (7.14%) Technical Tester
6 4 (7.14%) Storage Administrator
6 4 (7.14%) Tester
6 4 (7.14%) UNIX Systems Administrator
7 3 (5.36%) Security Consultant
7 3 (5.36%) Infrastructure Architect
7 3 (5.36%) Incident Analyst
7 3 (5.36%) Storage Systems Administrator
7 3 (5.36%) DevOps Engineer
7 3 (5.36%) Cyber Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (25.00%) Middleware
2 12 (21.43%) REST
3 9 (16.07%) boto
4 8 (14.29%) SOAP
5 7 (12.50%) Web Services
6 5 (8.93%) HTML
6 5 (8.93%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 4 (7.14%) JMS
8 3 (5.36%) .NET
9 2 (3.57%) J2EE
9 2 (3.57%) CSS
9 2 (3.57%) jQuery
9 2 (3.57%) Application Packaging
9 2 (3.57%) Silverlight
10 1 (1.79%) 802.1X
10 1 (1.79%) HTML5
10 1 (1.79%) Memcached
10 1 (1.79%) CSS3
10 1 (1.79%) Sass
10 1 (1.79%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 14 (25.00%) Client/Server
2 11 (19.64%) Data Centre
3 8 (14.29%) PKI
3 8 (14.29%) Computer Science
4 7 (12.50%) Management Information System
4 7 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (8.93%) DataPower
6 4 (7.14%) Enterprise Storage
7 3 (5.36%) Algorithms
7 3 (5.36%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (3.57%) STB
8 2 (3.57%) Mobile Payment
8 2 (3.57%) Video on Demand
8 2 (3.57%) Streaming Video
8 2 (3.57%) MPEG
8 2 (3.57%) DTV
8 2 (3.57%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (3.57%) IPTV
8 2 (3.57%) Statistics
9 1 (1.79%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 35 (62.50%) Linux
2 31 (55.36%) UNIX
3 19 (33.93%) Solaris
4 18 (32.14%) Windows
5 12 (21.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (8.93%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (8.93%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (7.14%) CentOS
8 3 (5.36%) Debian
8 3 (5.36%) AIX
9 1 (1.79%) HPUX
9 1 (1.79%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (26.79%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (21.43%) Capacity Management
3 9 (16.07%) Software Deployment
3 9 (16.07%) Auto-Scaling
4 8 (14.29%) Migration
5 7 (12.50%) ITIL
5 7 (12.50%) Configuration Management
5 7 (12.50%) Cyber Security
5 7 (12.50%) DevOps
5 7 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
6 6 (10.71%) Validation
6 6 (10.71%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 6 (10.71%) Software Engineering
6 6 (10.71%) Information Security
7 5 (8.93%) Use Case
7 5 (8.93%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (7.14%) Time Management
8 4 (7.14%) Requirements Analysis
8 4 (7.14%) Asset Management
8 4 (7.14%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (23.21%) Python
2 10 (17.86%) Ruby
3 9 (16.07%) SQL
4 8 (14.29%) Java
5 5 (8.93%) C++
6 4 (7.14%) PHP
7 2 (3.57%) PL/SQL
7 2 (3.57%) C
7 2 (3.57%) C#
7 2 (3.57%) Korn
7 2 (3.57%) Shell Script
7 2 (3.57%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.79%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.79%) Bourne shell
8 1 (1.79%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.79%) Perl
Qualifications
1 7 (12.50%) Degree
2 4 (7.14%) RHCE
3 3 (5.36%) GCIA
3 3 (5.36%) GCIH
3 3 (5.36%) CISSP
3 3 (5.36%) AWS Certification
4 1 (1.79%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.79%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.79%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.79%) CCIE
4 1 (1.79%) CCNP
4 1 (1.79%) CCDP
4 1 (1.79%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.71%) PCI DSS
2 3 (5.36%) COSO
2 3 (5.36%) COBIT
3 1 (1.79%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (12.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 4 (7.14%) Postfix
2 4 (7.14%) SpamAssassin
3 3 (5.36%) RHEV
3 3 (5.36%) qmail
4 2 (3.57%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 2 (3.57%) vSphere
4 2 (3.57%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (1.79%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.79%) Firmware
5 1 (1.79%) Samba
5 1 (1.79%) Veritas File System
5 1 (1.79%) iptables
5 1 (1.79%) Job Entry Subsystem
5 1 (1.79%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (17.86%) Puppet
2 8 (14.29%) Ansible
3 7 (12.50%) NetBackup
4 6 (10.71%) Norton AntiVirus
5 5 (8.93%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (7.14%) SELinux
6 4 (7.14%) CA Single Sign-On
7 2 (3.57%) Nagios
7 2 (3.57%) Cacti
7 2 (3.57%) Cisco CUCM
8 1 (1.79%) collectd
8 1 (1.79%) logstash
8 1 (1.79%) Salt
8 1 (1.79%) Graphite
8 1 (1.79%) Oracle ZFS
8 1 (1.79%) Ganglia
8 1 (1.79%) Red Hat Satellite
8 1 (1.79%) HP Data Protector
8 1 (1.79%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 21 (37.50%) Oracle
2 17 (30.36%) Red Hat
3 13 (23.21%) Cisco
3 13 (23.21%) Sun
4 12 (21.43%) Microsoft
5 6 (10.71%) Symantec
6 5 (8.93%) CA
6 5 (8.93%) IBM
6 5 (8.93%) Splunk
7 4 (7.14%) F5
7 4 (7.14%) Brocade
8 3 (5.36%) McAfee
8 3 (5.36%) Adobe
8 3 (5.36%) EMC
9 2 (3.57%) Informatica
9 2 (3.57%) Remedy
9 2 (3.57%) Apple
9 2 (3.57%) SAP
9 2 (3.57%) Veritas
9 2 (3.57%) Tandberg
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