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 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Secure Shell (SSH)
England / South East
Rank 201 226 241
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +15
Contract jobs citing SSH 32 29 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.44% 0.35% 0.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.07% 1.76% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 18 7
Median daily rate £488 £400 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.87% -3.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £474 £120 £370
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £591 £458
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £455 £368
% change year-on-year
+4.39% +23.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £9.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -70.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £12.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- -60.00%

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
1547 1645 1880
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 21.31% 19.70% 20.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 897 896 910
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
- +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 98 111
Median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.58 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.50 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +25.00%

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 19 January 2017.

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 19 January 2017. 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 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
Surrey +26 14 £475 -11.62% 1
Berkshire +24 14 £500 +42.85% 2
Buckinghamshire 0 3 £474 -10.61%
West Sussex - 1 - -
SSH
England

SSH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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 42 (77.78%) Linux
2 35 (64.81%) Unix
3 30 (55.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 25 (46.30%) FTP
5 22 (40.74%) SC Cleared
5 22 (40.74%) Security Cleared
6 20 (37.04%) TCP/IP
7 19 (35.19%) HTTP
8 18 (33.33%) Java
9 17 (31.48%) JavaScript
9 17 (31.48%) Oracle
9 17 (31.48%) Solaris
9 17 (31.48%) Git (software)
9 17 (31.48%) Bash Shell
10 16 (29.63%) SSL
11 15 (27.78%) Microsoft
11 15 (27.78%) Finance
12 14 (25.93%) Debian
12 14 (25.93%) Red Hat
12 14 (25.93%) Python
12 14 (25.93%) SELinux
12 14 (25.93%) DevOps
13 13 (24.07%) CentOS
13 13 (24.07%) Ubuntu
13 13 (24.07%) Windows
13 13 (24.07%) Prototyping
14 12 (22.22%) Hadoop
15 11 (20.37%) Ansible
16 10 (18.52%) Enterprise Storage
16 10 (18.52%) High Availability

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 6 (11.11%) MS Exchange
2 5 (9.26%) Apache
3 4 (7.41%) IIS
3 4 (7.41%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.85%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.85%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (12.96%) MS Excel
2 5 (9.26%) MS Visio
3 3 (5.56%) MS Office
3 3 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (3.70%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (7.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.41%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.85%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 1 (1.85%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (1.85%) IaaS
2 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.85%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (46.30%) FTP
2 20 (37.04%) TCP/IP
3 19 (35.19%) HTTP
4 16 (29.63%) SSL
5 10 (18.52%) ICMP
5 10 (18.52%) Internet
6 9 (16.67%) NAS
6 9 (16.67%) SAN
7 7 (12.96%) IPsec
7 7 (12.96%) iSCSI
7 7 (12.96%) SMTP
7 7 (12.96%) Telnet
8 6 (11.11%) Intrusion Detection
9 5 (9.26%) DNS
9 5 (9.26%) VPN
10 4 (7.41%) HTTPS
10 4 (7.41%) LDAP
11 3 (5.56%) Firewall
11 3 (5.56%) Network Security
12 2 (3.70%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (22.22%) Hadoop
2 10 (18.52%) SQL Server
3 6 (11.11%) MySQL
4 3 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (3.70%) InterSystems Cache
6 1 (1.85%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 17 (31.48%) Git (software)
2 4 (7.41%) JIRA
3 3 (5.56%) Maven
4 2 (3.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (1.85%) Ant
5 1 (1.85%) ClearCase
5 1 (1.85%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.85%) Subversion
General
1 15 (27.78%) Finance
2 7 (12.96%) Telecoms
3 4 (7.41%) Electronics
3 4 (7.41%) Manufacturing
3 4 (7.41%) Marketing
4 2 (3.70%) Advertising
4 2 (3.70%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.85%) Billing
Job Titles
1 21 (38.89%) Developer
2 12 (22.22%) Java Developer
3 9 (16.67%) Administrator
4 8 (14.81%) Storage Administrator
5 7 (12.96%) DevOps Engineer
5 7 (12.96%) JavaScript Developer
5 7 (12.96%) Python Developer
5 7 (12.96%) Unix Administrator
6 6 (11.11%) Consultant
6 6 (11.11%) DevOps Consultant
6 6 (11.11%) Java Consultant
6 6 (11.11%) Java Engineer
6 6 (11.11%) JavaScript Engineer
6 6 (11.11%) SAN Administrator
6 6 (11.11%) SAN Storage Administrator
6 6 (11.11%) Solaris Administrator
7 5 (9.26%) Support Engineer
8 4 (7.41%) Analyst
8 4 (7.41%) Incident Analyst
8 4 (7.41%) Information Assurance Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.96%) CSS
1 7 (12.96%) HTML
2 5 (9.26%) REST
3 4 (7.41%) LAMP
3 4 (7.41%) Middleware
4 3 (5.56%) CGI
4 3 (5.56%) SOAP
5 2 (3.70%) JAX-RS
5 2 (3.70%) Web Services
6 1 (1.85%) boto
Miscellaneous
1 10 (18.52%) Enterprise Storage
2 7 (12.96%) CESG
2 7 (12.96%) Client/Server
2 7 (12.96%) Cryptography
3 6 (11.11%) Data Centre
4 5 (9.26%) Replication
5 3 (5.56%) DataPower
5 3 (5.56%) Hedge funds
6 2 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (3.70%) EMC VNX
6 2 (3.70%) Management Information System
6 2 (3.70%) PKI
7 1 (1.85%) Clustering
7 1 (1.85%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.85%) Fat Client
7 1 (1.85%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (1.85%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 42 (77.78%) Linux
2 35 (64.81%) Unix
3 30 (55.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 17 (31.48%) Solaris
5 14 (25.93%) Debian
6 13 (24.07%) CentOS
6 13 (24.07%) Ubuntu
6 13 (24.07%) Windows
7 6 (11.11%) Windows Vista
8 5 (9.26%) AIX
8 5 (9.26%) HPUX
9 2 (3.70%) Data ONTAP
9 2 (3.70%) SUSE
10 1 (1.85%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (25.93%) DevOps
2 13 (24.07%) Prototyping
3 10 (18.52%) Disaster Recovery
3 10 (18.52%) High Availability
4 9 (16.67%) Load Balancing
4 9 (16.67%) Patch Management
5 8 (14.81%) Capacity Management
5 8 (14.81%) Open Source
6 7 (12.96%) Fuzz Testing
6 7 (12.96%) Information Assurance
6 7 (12.96%) OWASP
7 6 (11.11%) Cybersecurity
8 5 (9.26%) Ethical Hacking
8 5 (9.26%) Penetration Testing
9 4 (7.41%) Analytics
9 4 (7.41%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (7.41%) Digital Marketing
9 4 (7.41%) ISMS
9 4 (7.41%) Programme Management
9 4 (7.41%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 18 (33.33%) Java
2 17 (31.48%) Bash Shell
2 17 (31.48%) JavaScript
3 14 (25.93%) Python
4 7 (12.96%) PHP
5 5 (9.26%) Perl
6 4 (7.41%) Shell Script
7 3 (5.56%) SQL
8 2 (3.70%) Ruby
9 1 (1.85%) Korn
Qualifications
1 22 (40.74%) SC Cleared
1 22 (40.74%) Security Cleared
2 9 (16.67%) CISSP
3 7 (12.96%) CESG Certified Professional
4 5 (9.26%) CEH
5 2 (3.70%) Degree
5 2 (3.70%) GCIA
5 2 (3.70%) GCIH
6 1 (1.85%) AWS Certification
6 1 (1.85%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.70%) COBIT
1 2 (3.70%) COSO
1 2 (3.70%) PCI DSS
1 2 (3.70%) RMADS
1 2 (3.70%) SAS 70
2 1 (1.85%) Government Security Classifications
System Software
1 9 (16.67%) NFS
1 9 (16.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 9 (16.67%) Veritas File System
2 7 (12.96%) Active Directory
2 7 (12.96%) Sendmail
2 7 (12.96%) Virtual Servers
3 5 (9.26%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (3.70%) Snort
4 2 (3.70%) Xen
5 1 (1.85%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 1 (1.85%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (1.85%) VirtualBox
5 1 (1.85%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 14 (25.93%) SELinux
2 11 (20.37%) Ansible
3 9 (16.67%) Nagios
3 9 (16.67%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 7 (12.96%) EMC Navisphere
5 4 (7.41%) RSA Security Analytics
6 3 (5.56%) NetBackup
7 2 (3.70%) CSIRT
7 2 (3.70%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (3.70%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 2 (3.70%) Puppet
8 1 (1.85%) HP Data Protector
8 1 (1.85%) NetApp OnCommand
8 1 (1.85%) SCCM
Vendors
1 17 (31.48%) Oracle
2 15 (27.78%) Microsoft
3 14 (25.93%) Red Hat
4 10 (18.52%) Brocade
4 10 (18.52%) Veritas
5 9 (16.67%) NetApp
5 9 (16.67%) Sun
6 7 (12.96%) Citrix
7 5 (9.26%) SAP
7 5 (9.26%) VMware
8 4 (7.41%) Cisco
8 4 (7.41%) Intel Security
9 3 (5.56%) EMC
9 3 (5.56%) Symantec
10 2 (3.70%) NetWitness
10 2 (3.70%) Nimble Storage
11 1 (1.85%) 3PAR
11 1 (1.85%) F5
11 1 (1.85%) HP
11 1 (1.85%) IBM