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 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Secure Shell (SSH)
Rank 223 226 253
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +27
Contract jobs citing SSH 23 33 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.30% 0.35% 0.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.48% 1.87% 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 14 6
Median daily rate £475 £475 £372
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +27.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £333 £297
10% offered a daily rate of more than £680 £575 £406
UK excluding London median daily rate £401 £475 £375
% change year-on-year
-15.68% +26.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £23.25 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -22.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £30.19 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +0.63%
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
1559 1761 1894
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 20.13% 18.73% 18.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 857 948 888
Median daily rate £375 £380 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £265 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 118 121 114
Median hourly rate £41.00 £37.00 £23.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.81% +60.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.69
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -0.83%

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 5 December 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 5 December 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
Surrey +24 10 £475 +8.57% 1
Berkshire +7 6 £475 +5.55% 3
Buckinghamshire +11 3 £474 -10.61%
Thames Valley - 2 £700 -
Hampshire +8 1 £700 +20.43%
West Sussex - 1 - -
SSH
England

SSH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 38 (66.67%) Linux
2 32 (56.14%) Unix
3 29 (50.88%) FTP
4 22 (38.60%) Microsoft
4 22 (38.60%) Windows
5 20 (35.09%) Oracle
5 20 (35.09%) SSL
6 18 (31.58%) Solaris
6 18 (31.58%) Finance
6 18 (31.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 17 (29.82%) Security Cleared
7 17 (29.82%) TCP/IP
8 16 (28.07%) Internet
9 15 (26.32%) HTTP
9 15 (26.32%) CISSP
9 15 (26.32%) SQL Server
9 15 (26.32%) SC Cleared
9 15 (26.32%) Patch Management
10 14 (24.56%) Red Hat
11 13 (22.81%) MS Excel
12 12 (21.05%) Cybersecurity
13 11 (19.30%) CESG Certified Professional
13 11 (19.30%) Fuzz Testing
13 11 (19.30%) IPsec
13 11 (19.30%) Citrix
13 11 (19.30%) Active Directory
13 11 (19.30%) Client/Server
13 11 (19.30%) SMTP
13 11 (19.30%) Sendmail
13 11 (19.30%) OWASP

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 10 (17.54%) MS Exchange
2 8 (14.04%) Apache
3 6 (10.53%) Tomcat
4 5 (8.77%) IIS
5 3 (5.26%) OpenStack
6 2 (3.51%) CMS
7 1 (1.75%) iPlanet
7 1 (1.75%) MQSeries
7 1 (1.75%) SAS
7 1 (1.75%) WebLogic
7 1 (1.75%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 13 (22.81%) MS Excel
2 9 (15.79%) MS Visio
3 5 (8.77%) MS Office
3 5 (8.77%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (7.02%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (8.77%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (12.28%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (5.26%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 3 (5.26%) AWS CloudFormation
2 3 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.51%) IaaS
3 2 (3.51%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (50.88%) FTP
2 20 (35.09%) SSL
3 17 (29.82%) TCP/IP
4 16 (28.07%) Internet
5 15 (26.32%) HTTP
6 11 (19.30%) IPsec
6 11 (19.30%) SMTP
7 10 (17.54%) Telnet
7 10 (17.54%) VPN
8 8 (14.04%) NAS
8 8 (14.04%) SAN
9 7 (12.28%) DNS
9 7 (12.28%) LDAP
10 6 (10.53%) Intrusion Detection
11 5 (8.77%) Firewall
11 5 (8.77%) HTTPS
12 4 (7.02%) Fibre Channel
12 4 (7.02%) MPLS
12 4 (7.02%) Network Security
13 3 (5.26%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (26.32%) SQL Server
2 7 (12.28%) MySQL
3 4 (7.02%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (3.51%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.75%) DB2
5 1 (1.75%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 10 (17.54%) Git (software)
2 7 (12.28%) JIRA
3 6 (10.53%) Maven
4 3 (5.26%) Ant
4 3 (5.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (5.26%) Jenkins
4 3 (5.26%) Subversion
5 1 (1.75%) ClearCase
5 1 (1.75%) Hudson
General
1 18 (31.58%) Finance
2 8 (14.04%) Telecoms
3 5 (8.77%) Electronics
3 5 (8.77%) Manufacturing
3 5 (8.77%) Marketing
4 3 (5.26%) Financial Institution
5 2 (3.51%) Advertising
5 2 (3.51%) Billing
5 2 (3.51%) Games
Job Titles
1 12 (21.05%) Developer
2 8 (14.04%) Java Developer
3 7 (12.28%) Support Engineer
4 6 (10.53%) Analyst
4 6 (10.53%) Information Assurance Leader
5 5 (8.77%) Administrator
5 5 (8.77%) Applications Engineer
5 5 (8.77%) Applications Support
5 5 (8.77%) Applications Support Engineer
5 5 (8.77%) Linux Engineer
5 5 (8.77%) Linux Support
5 5 (8.77%) Linux Support Engineer
5 5 (8.77%) Security Advisor
6 4 (7.02%) Incident Analyst
6 4 (7.02%) Products Support Engineer
6 4 (7.02%) Solaris Administrator
6 4 (7.02%) Storage Administrator
7 3 (5.26%) Perl Developer
7 3 (5.26%) PHP Developer
7 3 (5.26%) Unix Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (14.04%) CSS
1 8 (14.04%) HTML
2 7 (12.28%) REST
3 6 (10.53%) Middleware
4 5 (8.77%) LAMP
5 4 (7.02%) Web Services
6 3 (5.26%) boto
6 3 (5.26%) JAX-RS
6 3 (5.26%) SOAP
7 2 (3.51%) Silverlight
8 1 (1.75%) J2EE
8 1 (1.75%) JSP
8 1 (1.75%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 11 (19.30%) CESG
1 11 (19.30%) Client/Server
1 11 (19.30%) Cryptography
2 10 (17.54%) Data Centre
3 8 (14.04%) Enterprise Storage
3 8 (14.04%) Management Information System
4 4 (7.02%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (7.02%) PKI
5 3 (5.26%) Computer Science
5 3 (5.26%) DataPower
5 3 (5.26%) Hedge funds
5 3 (5.26%) Replication
6 2 (3.51%) Clustering
6 2 (3.51%) Digital TV
6 2 (3.51%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (3.51%) IPTV
6 2 (3.51%) MPEG
6 2 (3.51%) Streaming Video
6 2 (3.51%) Video on Demand
7 1 (1.75%) HP StoreVirtual
Operating Systems
1 38 (66.67%) Linux
2 32 (56.14%) Unix
3 22 (38.60%) Windows
4 18 (31.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 18 (31.58%) Solaris
5 10 (17.54%) Windows Vista
6 8 (14.04%) AIX
7 4 (7.02%) Data ONTAP
7 4 (7.02%) Debian
8 3 (5.26%) CentOS
8 3 (5.26%) HPUX
8 3 (5.26%) Ubuntu
8 3 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (3.51%) SUSE
9 2 (3.51%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (3.51%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (1.75%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (26.32%) Patch Management
2 12 (21.05%) Cybersecurity
3 11 (19.30%) Fuzz Testing
3 11 (19.30%) Information Assurance
3 11 (19.30%) OWASP
4 9 (15.79%) DevOps
4 9 (15.79%) Disaster Recovery
4 9 (15.79%) Ethical Hacking
4 9 (15.79%) Penetration Testing
5 8 (14.04%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (14.04%) High Availability
6 7 (12.28%) Capacity Management
6 7 (12.28%) ISMS
7 5 (8.77%) Digital Marketing
7 5 (8.77%) ITIL
7 5 (8.77%) Load Balancing
7 5 (8.77%) Programme Management
7 5 (8.77%) Risk Assessment
7 5 (8.77%) Risk Management
7 5 (8.77%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 10 (17.54%) Java
2 8 (14.04%) Bash Shell
2 8 (14.04%) JavaScript
2 8 (14.04%) PHP
3 6 (10.53%) Python
3 6 (10.53%) Shell Script
4 4 (7.02%) Ruby
5 3 (5.26%) Perl
5 3 (5.26%) SQL
6 1 (1.75%) Korn
Qualifications
1 17 (29.82%) Security Cleared
2 15 (26.32%) CISSP
2 15 (26.32%) SC Cleared
3 11 (19.30%) CESG Certified Professional
4 9 (15.79%) CEH
5 5 (8.77%) Degree
6 4 (7.02%) GCIA
6 4 (7.02%) GCIH
7 3 (5.26%) AWS Certification
8 1 (1.75%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.77%) RMADS
2 4 (7.02%) COBIT
2 4 (7.02%) COSO
2 4 (7.02%) PCI DSS
2 4 (7.02%) SAS 70
3 1 (1.75%) Government Security Classifications
3 1 (1.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.75%) JSP 440
3 1 (1.75%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (19.30%) Active Directory
1 11 (19.30%) Sendmail
2 10 (17.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (12.28%) NFS
4 5 (8.77%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 5 (8.77%) Veritas File System
5 3 (5.26%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 3 (5.26%) Virtual Servers
5 3 (5.26%) Xen
6 2 (3.51%) Snort
7 1 (1.75%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (1.75%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (1.75%) VirtualBox
7 1 (1.75%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (8.77%) Ansible
1 5 (8.77%) Nagios
1 5 (8.77%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 4 (7.02%) NetBackup
2 4 (7.02%) Puppet
2 4 (7.02%) RSA Security Analytics
2 4 (7.02%) SELinux
3 3 (5.26%) EMC Navisphere
3 3 (5.26%) NetApp OnCommand
4 2 (3.51%) HP Data Protector
4 2 (3.51%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (1.75%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (1.75%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (1.75%) OpenView
5 1 (1.75%) SCCM
5 1 (1.75%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 22 (38.60%) Microsoft
2 20 (35.09%) Oracle
3 14 (24.56%) Red Hat
4 11 (19.30%) Citrix
5 10 (17.54%) VMware
6 9 (15.79%) NetApp
6 9 (15.79%) Veritas
7 8 (14.04%) Brocade
7 8 (14.04%) Sun
8 7 (12.28%) Cisco
9 6 (10.53%) SAP
10 4 (7.02%) Intel Security
10 4 (7.02%) Symantec
11 3 (5.26%) Nimble Storage
11 3 (5.26%) Qualys
12 2 (3.51%) 3PAR
12 2 (3.51%) Blue Coat
12 2 (3.51%) F5
12 2 (3.51%) NetWitness
12 2 (3.51%) Tektronix