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 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Secure Shell (SSH)
Rank 236 231 229
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -2
Contract jobs citing SSH 9 14 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.097% 0.16% 0.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.49% 0.86% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 2
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£344 £363 £394
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.17% -7.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £160 £349
10% offered a daily rate of more than £381 £408 £439
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £283 £349
% change year-on-year
+23.89% -18.99%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £67.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £32.50 £67.50
% change year-on-year
- -51.85%
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
1820 1630 2019
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 19.61% 18.37% 20.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 856 750 601
Average daily rate £348 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.57% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £190 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £463 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 105 180
Average hourly rate £18.25 £23.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.34% -14.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £37.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £24.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-10.20% -2.00%

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 22 August 2014.

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 22 August 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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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 -6 4 £350 -
Berkshire +7 2 - - 1
Oxfordshire - 2 £375 - 1
East Sussex - 1 £275 -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
SSH
England

SSH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (63.33%) UNIX
2 17 (56.67%) Linux
3 14 (46.67%) FTP
4 11 (36.67%) HTTP
4 11 (36.67%) Cisco
4 11 (36.67%) Telecoms
5 10 (33.33%) Windows
5 10 (33.33%) Java
6 9 (30.00%) Microsoft
6 9 (30.00%) VPN
6 9 (30.00%) Solaris
7 8 (26.67%) TCP/IP
7 8 (26.67%) Shell Script
7 8 (26.67%) Perl
7 8 (26.67%) HTML
7 8 (26.67%) CSS
7 8 (26.67%) MS Excel
7 8 (26.67%) Firewall
7 8 (26.67%) Middleware
8 7 (23.33%) WAN
8 7 (23.33%) SSL
9 6 (20.00%) Internet
9 6 (20.00%) Citrix
9 6 (20.00%) Apache
9 6 (20.00%) ITIL
9 6 (20.00%) .NET
9 6 (20.00%) Management Information System
10 5 (16.67%) Telnet
10 5 (16.67%) Subversion
10 5 (16.67%) Web Development

SSH
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (20.00%) Apache
2 2 (6.67%) WebLogic
2 2 (6.67%) IIS
3 1 (3.33%) WebSphere
3 1 (3.33%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.33%) Confluence
Applications
1 8 (26.67%) MS Excel
2 5 (16.67%) MS Office
3 2 (6.67%) Photoshop
3 2 (6.67%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.67%) Amazon S3
1 2 (6.67%) Heroku
1 2 (6.67%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 14 (46.67%) FTP
2 11 (36.67%) HTTP
3 9 (30.00%) VPN
4 8 (26.67%) TCP/IP
4 8 (26.67%) Firewall
5 7 (23.33%) WAN
5 7 (23.33%) SSL
6 6 (20.00%) Internet
7 5 (16.67%) Telnet
7 5 (16.67%) SMTP
7 5 (16.67%) ATM
8 4 (13.33%) LAN
9 3 (10.00%) SNMP
9 3 (10.00%) DNS
10 2 (6.67%) tcpdump
10 2 (6.67%) LDAP
10 2 (6.67%) Wireshark
11 1 (3.33%) IPsec
11 1 (3.33%) BIG-IP
11 1 (3.33%) Ethereal
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.33%) MySQL
2 3 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (6.67%) MongoDB
4 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database
4 1 (3.33%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (16.67%) Subversion
2 2 (6.67%) RSpec
2 2 (6.67%) Cucumber
2 2 (6.67%) Karma Test Runner
2 2 (6.67%) Sublime Text
3 1 (3.33%) Selenium
3 1 (3.33%) Ant
3 1 (3.33%) IntelliJ
3 1 (3.33%) Gradle
3 1 (3.33%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.33%) Apache Ivy
3 1 (3.33%) Hudson
3 1 (3.33%) JIRA
General
1 11 (36.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.33%) Finance
2 1 (3.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.33%) Electronics
2 1 (3.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (23.33%) Administrator
2 6 (20.00%) Developer
3 5 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
4 4 (13.33%) Middleware Specialist
4 4 (13.33%) Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) Support Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) UNIX Systems Administrator
5 3 (10.00%) UNIX Administrator
5 3 (10.00%) UNIX Specialist
6 2 (6.67%) Designer
6 2 (6.67%) Development Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Security Designer
6 2 (6.67%) Perl Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Security Specialist
7 1 (3.33%) Help Desk Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Support Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Service Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Network Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Systems Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (26.67%) HTML
1 8 (26.67%) CSS
1 8 (26.67%) Middleware
2 6 (20.00%) .NET
3 4 (13.33%) EDI
4 2 (6.67%) Ruby on Rails
4 2 (6.67%) RESTful
4 2 (6.67%) HTML5
4 2 (6.67%) Backbone.js
4 2 (6.67%) AngularJS
5 1 (3.33%) X-Windows
5 1 (3.33%) CPAN
5 1 (3.33%) WCF
5 1 (3.33%) SOAP
5 1 (3.33%) XHTML
5 1 (3.33%) Sass
5 1 (3.33%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 4 (13.33%) PKI
3 1 (3.33%) Clustering
3 1 (3.33%) DTV
3 1 (3.33%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 19 (63.33%) UNIX
2 17 (56.67%) Linux
3 10 (33.33%) Windows
4 9 (30.00%) Solaris
5 3 (10.00%) HPUX
6 2 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (6.67%) Mac OS
6 2 (6.67%) AIX
7 1 (3.33%) Windows XP
7 1 (3.33%) SELinux
7 1 (3.33%) Windows 7
7 1 (3.33%) openSUSE
7 1 (3.33%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (20.00%) ITIL
2 5 (16.67%) Web Development
3 4 (13.33%) Penetration Testing
3 4 (13.33%) Information Security
3 4 (13.33%) Identity Management
3 4 (13.33%) Data Security
3 4 (13.33%) Security Management
4 3 (10.00%) Change Management
4 3 (10.00%) Incident Management
4 3 (10.00%) Problem Management
4 3 (10.00%) Fault Management
5 2 (6.67%) TDD
5 2 (6.67%) Workflow
6 1 (3.33%) Validation
6 1 (3.33%) Migration
6 1 (3.33%) Scrum
6 1 (3.33%) MVC
6 1 (3.33%) Programme Management
6 1 (3.33%) Logistics
6 1 (3.33%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (33.33%) Java
2 8 (26.67%) Shell Script
2 8 (26.67%) Perl
3 5 (16.67%) PHP
4 4 (13.33%) PowerShell
4 4 (13.33%) C++
5 3 (10.00%) Ruby
5 3 (10.00%) JavaScript
6 2 (6.67%) Bash Shell
6 2 (6.67%) C
6 2 (6.67%) Korn
7 1 (3.33%) Python
7 1 (3.33%) C#
7 1 (3.33%) SQL
7 1 (3.33%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 5 (16.67%) Degree
2 4 (13.33%) CISSP
3 3 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (13.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.33%) Samba
3 1 (3.33%) Xen
3 1 (3.33%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 1 (3.33%) NFS
3 1 (3.33%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (3.33%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) Nagios
1 1 (3.33%) Tivoli
1 1 (3.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 1 (3.33%) Puppet
1 1 (3.33%) YUM
Vendors
1 11 (36.67%) Cisco
2 9 (30.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (20.00%) Citrix
4 4 (13.33%) Juniper
4 4 (13.33%) Nokia
5 3 (10.00%) VMware
5 3 (10.00%) Red Hat
6 2 (6.67%) F5
6 2 (6.67%) HP
6 2 (6.67%) Motorola
6 2 (6.67%) Oracle
7 1 (3.33%) Google
7 1 (3.33%) Vignette
7 1 (3.33%) SAP
7 1 (3.33%) BEA
7 1 (3.33%) Ericsson
7 1 (3.33%) Dell
7 1 (3.33%) Sun
Reading, Berkshire
Optimus Search Ltd
Rate: £400 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago