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 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Secure Shell (SSH)
Rank 248 227 211
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -16
Contract jobs citing SSH 16 13 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.16% 0.15% 0.077%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.79% 0.82% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 2
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£425 £300 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.66% -22.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £198 £378
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £330 £398
UK excluding London average daily rate £404 £300 £375
% change year-on-year
+34.58% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £29.59
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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
2018 1582 1569
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 20.57% 17.74% 20.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 959 663 623
Average daily rate £350 £350 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £200 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £320
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 109 128 148
Average hourly rate £36.00 £21.61 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.58% -3.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £14.00 £11.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £57.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+43.45% -11.11%

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 4 March 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 4 March 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 +3 6 £425 +21.42%
Surrey -1 5 £325 +136.36%
Hampshire -16 1 £550 +83.33%
SSH
England

SSH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 21 (61.76%) UNIX
2 19 (55.88%) Linux
3 16 (47.06%) Solaris
4 15 (44.12%) Windows
5 14 (41.18%) Oracle
5 14 (41.18%) FTP
6 11 (32.35%) SSL
6 11 (32.35%) Perl
6 11 (32.35%) Red Hat
6 11 (32.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 10 (29.41%) Java
8 9 (26.47%) SQL
8 9 (26.47%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (23.53%) Sun
10 7 (20.59%) Finance
10 7 (20.59%) SAN
10 7 (20.59%) Microsoft
10 7 (20.59%) VPN
10 7 (20.59%) Korn
11 6 (17.65%) TCP/IP
11 6 (17.65%) HTTP
11 6 (17.65%) Apache
11 6 (17.65%) Tomcat
11 6 (17.65%) WebLogic
11 6 (17.65%) VMware
12 5 (14.71%) IVR
12 5 (14.71%) NetBackup
12 5 (14.71%) Migration
12 5 (14.71%) Firewall
12 5 (14.71%) Veritas

SSH
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 6 (17.65%) Apache
1 6 (17.65%) Tomcat
1 6 (17.65%) WebLogic
2 3 (8.82%) SharePoint
3 2 (5.88%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (2.94%) JBoss
4 1 (2.94%) IIS
4 1 (2.94%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 3 (8.82%) MS Office
2 2 (5.88%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.94%) MS Project
3 1 (2.94%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.88%) Amazon EMR
1 2 (5.88%) GitHub
1 2 (5.88%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (5.88%) Amazon S3
1 2 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (41.18%) FTP
2 11 (32.35%) SSL
3 7 (20.59%) SAN
3 7 (20.59%) VPN
4 6 (17.65%) TCP/IP
4 6 (17.65%) HTTP
5 5 (14.71%) Firewall
5 5 (14.71%) NAS
6 3 (8.82%) Internet
6 3 (8.82%) HTTPS
7 2 (5.88%) DNS
7 2 (5.88%) DHCP
7 2 (5.88%) Intranet
8 1 (2.94%) Telnet
8 1 (2.94%) SNMP
8 1 (2.94%) SMTP
8 1 (2.94%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (2.94%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (2.94%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.76%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.82%) RDBMS
2 3 (8.82%) Relational Database
3 2 (5.88%) Amazon Redshift
3 2 (5.88%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (5.88%) Oracle Database
3 2 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.94%) MySQL
4 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.94%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (14.71%) GCC
2 1 (2.94%) NUnit
2 1 (2.94%) Subversion
2 1 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.94%) Git (software)
General
1 7 (20.59%) Finance
2 3 (8.82%) Banking
3 2 (5.88%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.88%) Publishing
4 1 (2.94%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.94%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.94%) Front Office
4 1 (2.94%) Marketing
4 1 (2.94%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (29.41%) Analyst
2 8 (23.53%) Support Analyst
3 6 (17.65%) Applications Support
3 6 (17.65%) Applications Support Analyst
4 5 (14.71%) Developer
4 5 (14.71%) Designer
5 4 (11.76%) Administrator
6 3 (8.82%) Technical Support
6 3 (8.82%) Support Engineer
6 3 (8.82%) Technical Analyst
6 3 (8.82%) Linux Engineer
6 3 (8.82%) Linux Support
6 3 (8.82%) UNIX Administrator
7 2 (5.88%) DevOps Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) Linux Support Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) Windows Support Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) Linux Administrator
7 2 (5.88%) Technical Support Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) Java Developer
7 2 (5.88%) Perl Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (14.71%) Web Services
2 4 (11.76%) VXML
3 3 (8.82%) HTML
3 3 (8.82%) SOAP
4 2 (5.88%) RESTful
4 2 (5.88%) jQuery
4 2 (5.88%) CSS
4 2 (5.88%) Middleware
5 1 (2.94%) .NET
5 1 (2.94%) J2EE
5 1 (2.94%) XML
5 1 (2.94%) XHTML
5 1 (2.94%) JMS
5 1 (2.94%) WCF
5 1 (2.94%) WPF
5 1 (2.94%) Application Packaging
5 1 (2.94%) .NET Framework
5 1 (2.94%) HTML5
5 1 (2.94%) AngularJS
5 1 (2.94%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.71%) IVR
1 5 (14.71%) Client/Server
2 4 (11.76%) EFT
3 3 (8.82%) Enterprise Storage
4 2 (5.88%) PKI
4 2 (5.88%) Clustering
4 2 (5.88%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.94%) Visualisation
5 1 (2.94%) Open Source
5 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 21 (61.76%) UNIX
2 19 (55.88%) Linux
3 16 (47.06%) Solaris
4 15 (44.12%) Windows
5 11 (32.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (26.47%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (11.76%) HPUX
8 3 (8.82%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (8.82%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (5.88%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 2 (5.88%) Windows 7
9 2 (5.88%) AIX
9 2 (5.88%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (14.71%) Migration
1 5 (14.71%) ITIL
2 4 (11.76%) Incident Management
2 4 (11.76%) Penetration Testing
3 3 (8.82%) Capacity Management
4 2 (5.88%) DevOps
4 2 (5.88%) Data Transformation
4 2 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (5.88%) Time Management
4 2 (5.88%) Resource Management
4 2 (5.88%) Information Security
4 2 (5.88%) ITSM
5 1 (2.94%) Information Security Management
5 1 (2.94%) Security Management
5 1 (2.94%) Service Management
5 1 (2.94%) Change Management
5 1 (2.94%) Configuration Management
5 1 (2.94%) PRINCE
5 1 (2.94%) Scrum
5 1 (2.94%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 11 (32.35%) Perl
2 10 (29.41%) Java
3 9 (26.47%) SQL
4 7 (20.59%) Korn
5 5 (14.71%) Shell Script
5 5 (14.71%) PowerShell
6 4 (11.76%) Bash Shell
7 3 (8.82%) ActionScript
7 3 (8.82%) C
7 3 (8.82%) C++
7 3 (8.82%) Python
7 3 (8.82%) ActionScript 2.0
8 2 (5.88%) Bourne shell
8 2 (5.88%) C#
8 2 (5.88%) JavaScript
8 2 (5.88%) PHP
9 1 (2.94%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (5.88%) RHCSA
1 2 (5.88%) Security Cleared
1 2 (5.88%) Degree
1 2 (5.88%) CCNA
1 2 (5.88%) HNC
1 2 (5.88%) MCSE
1 2 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.94%) GCIA
2 1 (2.94%) GCIH
2 1 (2.94%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) SLA
2 1 (2.94%) COBIT
2 1 (2.94%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.94%) COSO
System Software
1 5 (14.71%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 5 (14.71%) OpenSSH
2 2 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.88%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.88%) NFS
2 2 (5.88%) VMware Workstation
3 1 (2.94%) Samba
3 1 (2.94%) Veritas File System
3 1 (2.94%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (2.94%) Cygwin
Systems Management
1 5 (14.71%) NetBackup
2 3 (8.82%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (5.88%) Puppet
3 2 (5.88%) YaST
3 2 (5.88%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 2 (5.88%) Nagios
Vendors
1 14 (41.18%) Oracle
2 11 (32.35%) Red Hat
3 8 (23.53%) Sun
4 7 (20.59%) Microsoft
5 6 (17.65%) VMware
6 5 (14.71%) Veritas
6 5 (14.71%) Symantec
7 3 (8.82%) HP
8 2 (5.88%) Isilon
8 2 (5.88%) 3PAR
8 2 (5.88%) Altiris
8 2 (5.88%) Cisco
8 2 (5.88%) IBM
8 2 (5.88%) EMC
8 2 (5.88%) Citrix
8 2 (5.88%) SAP
8 2 (5.88%) Remedy
9 1 (2.94%) Informatica
9 1 (2.94%) McAfee