The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the South East region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Secure Shell (SSH)
Rank 233 226 239
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +13
Contract jobs citing SSH 11 10 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.12% 0.12% 0.10%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.64% 0.64% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 1
Average daily rate
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£354 £270 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.11% -40.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £354 £225 £360
% change year-on-year
+57.33% -37.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £67.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £32.50 £67.50
% change year-on-year
- -51.85%
Communications & Networking Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1724 1555 2028
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 18.72% 18.34% 20.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 768 691 566
Average daily rate £338 £342 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.38% +3.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £175 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £463 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 125 192
Average hourly rate £17.50 £25.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.37% -15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.90 £13.15 £14.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +2.00%
SSH
England

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
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 31 July 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
Hampshire -5 7 £354 -
Berkshire +1 2 - - 1
Oxfordshire - 2 £375 - 1
Surrey - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
East Sussex - - - - 1
SSH
England

SSH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 19 (55.88%) UNIX
2 17 (50.00%) Linux
2 17 (50.00%) FTP
3 14 (41.18%) HTTP
4 12 (35.29%) VPN
4 12 (35.29%) Windows
5 11 (32.35%) Cisco
5 11 (32.35%) WAN
5 11 (32.35%) Telecoms
6 10 (29.41%) TCP/IP
6 10 (29.41%) Citrix
6 10 (29.41%) Internet
6 10 (29.41%) MS Excel
6 10 (29.41%) Java
7 9 (26.47%) Solaris
7 9 (26.47%) ITIL
7 9 (26.47%) SSL
8 8 (23.53%) Microsoft
8 8 (23.53%) SMTP
8 8 (23.53%) Shell Script
8 8 (23.53%) Middleware
8 8 (23.53%) CSS
8 8 (23.53%) HTML
8 8 (23.53%) Firewall
9 7 (20.59%) Management Information System
9 7 (20.59%) Perl
10 6 (17.65%) .NET
10 6 (17.65%) MS Office
10 6 (17.65%) Apache
10 6 (17.65%) LAN

SSH
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 6 (17.65%) Apache
2 2 (5.88%) WebLogic
2 2 (5.88%) IIS
3 1 (2.94%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.94%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.94%) Confluence
Applications
1 10 (29.41%) MS Excel
2 6 (17.65%) MS Office
3 2 (5.88%) Photoshop
3 2 (5.88%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.88%) Amazon S3
1 2 (5.88%) Heroku
1 2 (5.88%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 17 (50.00%) FTP
2 14 (41.18%) HTTP
3 12 (35.29%) VPN
4 11 (32.35%) WAN
5 10 (29.41%) TCP/IP
5 10 (29.41%) Internet
6 9 (26.47%) SSL
7 8 (23.53%) SMTP
7 8 (23.53%) Firewall
8 6 (17.65%) LAN
9 5 (14.71%) ATM
9 5 (14.71%) Telnet
10 2 (5.88%) DNS
10 2 (5.88%) tcpdump
10 2 (5.88%) LDAP
10 2 (5.88%) SNMP
11 1 (2.94%) IPsec
11 1 (2.94%) ASN.1
11 1 (2.94%) BIG-IP
11 1 (2.94%) Ethereal
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.76%) MySQL
2 2 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (5.88%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.94%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (14.71%) Subversion
2 2 (5.88%) Selenium
2 2 (5.88%) RSpec
2 2 (5.88%) Cucumber
2 2 (5.88%) Karma Test Runner
2 2 (5.88%) Sublime Text
3 1 (2.94%) Hudson
3 1 (2.94%) Gradle
3 1 (2.94%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.94%) Apache Ivy
3 1 (2.94%) JIRA
3 1 (2.94%) Ant
3 1 (2.94%) IntelliJ
3 1 (2.94%) JMeter
General
1 11 (32.35%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.94%) Finance
2 1 (2.94%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.94%) Marketing
2 1 (2.94%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 8 (23.53%) Administrator
2 7 (20.59%) Analyst
3 6 (17.65%) Support Analyst
3 6 (17.65%) Developer
4 5 (14.71%) Systems Administrator
5 4 (11.76%) Middleware Specialist
6 3 (8.82%) UNIX Specialist
6 3 (8.82%) UNIX Administrator
6 3 (8.82%) UNIX Systems Administrator
7 2 (5.88%) Perl Developer
7 2 (5.88%) Security Specialist
7 2 (5.88%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) Security Designer
7 2 (5.88%) Designer
7 2 (5.88%) Development Engineer
8 1 (2.94%) IP Engineer
8 1 (2.94%) Ruby on Rails Developer
8 1 (2.94%) Ruby Developer
8 1 (2.94%) Senior Systems Administrator
8 1 (2.94%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (23.53%) HTML
1 8 (23.53%) CSS
1 8 (23.53%) Middleware
2 6 (17.65%) .NET
3 4 (11.76%) EDI
4 2 (5.88%) AngularJS
4 2 (5.88%) RESTful
4 2 (5.88%) HTML5
4 2 (5.88%) Backbone.js
4 2 (5.88%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (2.94%) WCF
5 1 (2.94%) jQuery
5 1 (2.94%) CPAN
5 1 (2.94%) X-Windows
5 1 (2.94%) SOAP
5 1 (2.94%) XHTML
5 1 (2.94%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.59%) Management Information System
2 4 (11.76%) PKI
3 1 (2.94%) Wiki
3 1 (2.94%) Clustering
3 1 (2.94%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 19 (55.88%) UNIX
2 17 (50.00%) Linux
3 12 (35.29%) Windows
4 9 (26.47%) Solaris
5 3 (8.82%) HPUX
6 2 (5.88%) AIX
6 2 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (5.88%) Mac OS
7 1 (2.94%) SELinux
7 1 (2.94%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (26.47%) ITIL
2 6 (17.65%) Fault Management
3 5 (14.71%) Change Management
3 5 (14.71%) Incident Management
3 5 (14.71%) Web Development
3 5 (14.71%) Problem Management
4 4 (11.76%) Information Security
4 4 (11.76%) Identity Management
4 4 (11.76%) Data Security
4 4 (11.76%) Security Management
4 4 (11.76%) Penetration Testing
5 3 (8.82%) Workflow
6 2 (5.88%) TDD
7 1 (2.94%) Kanban
7 1 (2.94%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (2.94%) Migration
7 1 (2.94%) Scrum
7 1 (2.94%) Programme Management
7 1 (2.94%) Digital Marketing
7 1 (2.94%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 10 (29.41%) Java
2 8 (23.53%) Shell Script
3 7 (20.59%) Perl
4 5 (14.71%) PHP
5 4 (11.76%) PowerShell
5 4 (11.76%) C++
6 3 (8.82%) Ruby
6 3 (8.82%) JavaScript
7 2 (5.88%) C
7 2 (5.88%) Korn
7 2 (5.88%) Bash Shell
8 1 (2.94%) C-shell
8 1 (2.94%) C#
8 1 (2.94%) SQL
8 1 (2.94%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (14.71%) ITIL Certification
1 5 (14.71%) Degree
2 4 (11.76%) CISSP
3 1 (2.94%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (14.71%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (17.65%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.94%) Sendmail
3 1 (2.94%) NFS
3 1 (2.94%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 1 (2.94%) Samba
3 1 (2.94%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (2.94%) Tivoli
1 1 (2.94%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 1 (2.94%) Nagios
1 1 (2.94%) YUM
1 1 (2.94%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (32.35%) Cisco
2 10 (29.41%) Citrix
3 8 (23.53%) Microsoft
4 4 (11.76%) Juniper
4 4 (11.76%) Nokia
5 3 (8.82%) Red Hat
6 2 (5.88%) VMware
6 2 (5.88%) Ericsson
6 2 (5.88%) Motorola
6 2 (5.88%) F5
6 2 (5.88%) HP
6 2 (5.88%) Oracle
7 1 (2.94%) Vignette
7 1 (2.94%) SAP
7 1 (2.94%) Sun
7 1 (2.94%) Dell
7 1 (2.94%) BEA
7 1 (2.94%) Google
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