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 1 October 2016 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Secure Shell (SSH)
Rank 234 229 237
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +8
Contract jobs citing SSH 27 43 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.33% 0.44% 0.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.85% 2.54% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 16 8
Median daily rate £550 £525 £306
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% +71.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £339 £346 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £561 £401
UK excluding London median daily rate £488 £525 £350
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +50.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £27.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £49.19 £17.50 -
% change year-on-year
+181.08% -
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
1463 1696 1851
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 17.80% 17.18% 19.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 871 928 870
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £233 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £363 £347
% change year-on-year
- +4.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 100 108 97
Median hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £19.91
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +63.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.83 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £21.01 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+38.06% -6.64%

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 1 October 2016.

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 1 October 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Oxfordshire -5 6 £560 +49.33% 2
Hampshire +9 5 £325 -41.70% 3
Berkshire -5 5 £401 -23.71% 3
Surrey -2 4 £475 -9.52% 5
Buckinghamshire - 4 £550 - 1
Thames Valley - 2 £700 -
SSH
England

SSH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 October 2016, 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 29 (59.18%) Linux
2 25 (51.02%) Microsoft
3 24 (48.98%) Unix
3 24 (48.98%) Windows
4 22 (44.90%) FTP
5 18 (36.73%) SSL
6 17 (34.69%) CISSP
6 17 (34.69%) Oracle
6 17 (34.69%) Patch Management
7 16 (32.65%) SQL Server
7 16 (32.65%) MS Excel
7 16 (32.65%) Internet
8 15 (30.61%) Finance
8 15 (30.61%) Security Cleared
9 14 (28.57%) Cryptography
9 14 (28.57%) Cybersecurity
10 13 (26.53%) SC Cleared
10 13 (26.53%) Solaris
10 13 (26.53%) HTTP
11 12 (24.49%) TCP/IP
11 12 (24.49%) Client/Server
11 12 (24.49%) MS Visio
11 12 (24.49%) Citrix
11 12 (24.49%) Active Directory
11 12 (24.49%) SMTP
11 12 (24.49%) Apache
11 12 (24.49%) IPsec
11 12 (24.49%) OWASP
11 12 (24.49%) Information Assurance
11 12 (24.49%) Sendmail

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 12 (24.49%) Apache
2 11 (22.45%) MS Exchange
3 6 (12.24%) Tomcat
4 4 (8.16%) IIS
4 4 (8.16%) OpenStack
5 2 (4.08%) CMS
6 1 (2.04%) iPlanet
6 1 (2.04%) MQSeries
6 1 (2.04%) WebLogic
6 1 (2.04%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 16 (32.65%) MS Excel
2 12 (24.49%) MS Visio
3 7 (14.29%) MS Office
4 5 (10.20%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (10.20%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (8.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (16.33%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (8.16%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 4 (8.16%) AWS CloudFormation
2 4 (8.16%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (4.08%) IaaS
3 2 (4.08%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (44.90%) FTP
2 18 (36.73%) SSL
3 16 (32.65%) Internet
4 13 (26.53%) HTTP
5 12 (24.49%) IPsec
5 12 (24.49%) SMTP
5 12 (24.49%) TCP/IP
6 11 (22.45%) VPN
7 9 (18.37%) Telnet
8 6 (12.24%) DNS
8 6 (12.24%) HTTPS
8 6 (12.24%) LDAP
9 5 (10.20%) Firewall
9 5 (10.20%) Intrusion Detection
10 4 (8.16%) MPLS
11 3 (6.12%) NAS
11 3 (6.12%) SAN
12 2 (4.08%) Fibre Channel
12 2 (4.08%) VLAN
12 2 (4.08%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (32.65%) SQL Server
2 9 (18.37%) MySQL
3 4 (8.16%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (6.12%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.04%) DB2
Development Applications
1 9 (18.37%) Maven
2 8 (16.33%) Subversion
3 7 (14.29%) Git (software)
3 7 (14.29%) JIRA
4 6 (12.24%) Jenkins
5 4 (8.16%) Ant
6 3 (6.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (4.08%) Eclipse
7 2 (4.08%) Hudson
7 2 (4.08%) IntelliJ
7 2 (4.08%) JUnit
General
1 15 (30.61%) Finance
2 7 (14.29%) Telecoms
3 4 (8.16%) Electronics
3 4 (8.16%) Manufacturing
3 4 (8.16%) Marketing
4 3 (6.12%) Financial Institution
5 2 (4.08%) Advertising
5 2 (4.08%) Billing
5 2 (4.08%) Games
Job Titles
1 9 (18.37%) Developer
2 7 (14.29%) Analyst
3 6 (12.24%) Information Assurance Leader
3 6 (12.24%) Java Developer
4 5 (10.20%) Applications Engineer
4 5 (10.20%) Applications Support
4 5 (10.20%) Applications Support Engineer
4 5 (10.20%) Incident Analyst
4 5 (10.20%) Linux Engineer
4 5 (10.20%) Security Advisor
4 5 (10.20%) Support Engineer
5 4 (8.16%) Architect
5 4 (8.16%) AWS Architect
5 4 (8.16%) Cloud Architect
6 3 (6.12%) Linux Support
6 3 (6.12%) Linux Support Engineer
6 3 (6.12%) Perl Developer
6 3 (6.12%) PHP Developer
6 3 (6.12%) Products Support Engineer
7 2 (4.08%) Unix Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (16.33%) REST
2 7 (14.29%) CSS
2 7 (14.29%) HTML
2 7 (14.29%) Middleware
3 6 (12.24%) LAMP
3 6 (12.24%) Web Services
4 4 (8.16%) boto
5 3 (6.12%) JAX-RS
6 2 (4.08%) Java EE
6 2 (4.08%) SAML
6 2 (4.08%) Silverlight
6 2 (4.08%) XML
7 1 (2.04%) J2EE
7 1 (2.04%) JSP
7 1 (2.04%) Oracle GoldenGate
7 1 (2.04%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (28.57%) Cryptography
2 12 (24.49%) CESG
2 12 (24.49%) Client/Server
3 10 (20.41%) Data Centre
3 10 (20.41%) Management Information System
4 7 (14.29%) PKI
5 5 (10.20%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (8.16%) Computer Science
7 3 (6.12%) Hedge funds
8 2 (4.08%) Derivative
8 2 (4.08%) Digital TV
8 2 (4.08%) Enterprise Storage
8 2 (4.08%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (4.08%) IPTV
8 2 (4.08%) MPEG
8 2 (4.08%) Streaming Video
8 2 (4.08%) Video on Demand
9 1 (2.04%) Grid Computing
9 1 (2.04%) STB
9 1 (2.04%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 29 (59.18%) Linux
2 24 (48.98%) Unix
2 24 (48.98%) Windows
3 13 (26.53%) Solaris
4 11 (22.45%) Windows Vista
5 10 (20.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (16.33%) AIX
7 3 (6.12%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (4.08%) CentOS
8 2 (4.08%) Data ONTAP
8 2 (4.08%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (4.08%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (2.04%) Debian
9 1 (2.04%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (34.69%) Patch Management
2 14 (28.57%) Cybersecurity
3 12 (24.49%) Information Assurance
3 12 (24.49%) OWASP
4 11 (22.45%) Ethical Hacking
4 11 (22.45%) Fuzz Testing
4 11 (22.45%) Penetration Testing
5 9 (18.37%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (14.29%) DevOps
6 7 (14.29%) ISMS
6 7 (14.29%) Risk Assessment
6 7 (14.29%) Risk Management
7 6 (12.24%) Configuration Management
7 6 (12.24%) ITIL
8 5 (10.20%) Analytics
8 5 (10.20%) Change Management
8 5 (10.20%) Document Management
8 5 (10.20%) Mentoring
8 5 (10.20%) PRINCE
8 5 (10.20%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 9 (18.37%) Java
1 9 (18.37%) PHP
2 8 (16.33%) Python
3 5 (10.20%) Perl
3 5 (10.20%) Shell Script
3 5 (10.20%) SQL
4 4 (8.16%) Bash Shell
4 4 (8.16%) JavaScript
4 4 (8.16%) Ruby
5 2 (4.08%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (34.69%) CISSP
2 15 (30.61%) Security Cleared
3 13 (26.53%) SC Cleared
4 12 (24.49%) CESG Certified Professional
5 11 (22.45%) CEH
6 6 (12.24%) Degree
7 5 (10.20%) GCIA
7 5 (10.20%) GCIH
8 4 (8.16%) AWS Certification
9 2 (4.08%) DV Cleared
9 2 (4.08%) RHCE
10 1 (2.04%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (14.29%) RMADS
2 5 (10.20%) COBIT
2 5 (10.20%) COSO
2 5 (10.20%) PCI DSS
2 5 (10.20%) SAS 70
3 3 (6.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (2.04%) Government Security Classifications
4 1 (2.04%) JSP 440
4 1 (2.04%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (24.49%) Active Directory
1 12 (24.49%) Sendmail
2 11 (22.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (6.12%) Xen
4 2 (4.08%) iptables
4 2 (4.08%) NFS
4 2 (4.08%) Postfix
4 2 (4.08%) Snort
4 2 (4.08%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 1 (2.04%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (2.04%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 6 (12.24%) Ansible
1 6 (12.24%) Puppet
2 5 (10.20%) RSA Security Analytics
3 3 (6.12%) NetBackup
4 2 (4.08%) Nagios
4 2 (4.08%) NetApp OnCommand
4 2 (4.08%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (4.08%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 2 (4.08%) yum
5 1 (2.04%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (2.04%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (2.04%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (2.04%) OpenView
5 1 (2.04%) SELinux
5 1 (2.04%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 25 (51.02%) Microsoft
2 17 (34.69%) Oracle
3 12 (24.49%) Citrix
4 11 (22.45%) Red Hat
4 11 (22.45%) VMware
5 10 (20.41%) Cisco
6 5 (10.20%) Intel Security
7 4 (8.16%) SAP
8 3 (6.12%) NetApp
8 3 (6.12%) NetWitness
8 3 (6.12%) Qualys
8 3 (6.12%) Sun
8 3 (6.12%) Symantec
8 3 (6.12%) Veritas
9 2 (4.08%) Apple
9 2 (4.08%) Blue Coat
9 2 (4.08%) Brocade
9 2 (4.08%) F5
9 2 (4.08%) Splunk
9 2 (4.08%) Tektronix