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 6 May 2015 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Secure Shell (SSH)
Rank 236 224 229
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +5
Contract jobs citing SSH 20 23 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.20% 0.25% 0.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.00% 1.37% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 6 1
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£425 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
UK excluding London average daily rate £376 £413 £300
% change year-on-year
-8.80% +37.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £30.00 £29.80
% change year-on-year
- +0.68%
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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
2000 1681 1580
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 20.19% 18.25% 19.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 965 726 658
Average daily rate £361 £325 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.07% +3.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £175 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 103 107 165
Average hourly rate £36.00 £20.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+80.00% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.20 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.18 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £20.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+43.45% -6.97%

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 6 May 2015.

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 6 May 2015. 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
Berkshire -3 8 £425 -
Hampshire -5 7 £245 -48.42% 2
Surrey +3 3 £425 +58.13% 1
West Sussex -24 1 £50 -
Oxfordshire - 1 - - 1
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England

SSH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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 27 (71.05%) Linux
2 22 (57.89%) UNIX
3 15 (39.47%) Solaris
4 14 (36.84%) Red Hat
5 13 (34.21%) FTP
5 13 (34.21%) SSL
6 12 (31.58%) Microsoft
6 12 (31.58%) HTTP
6 12 (31.58%) VPN
6 12 (31.58%) Windows
6 12 (31.58%) Oracle
6 12 (31.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 11 (28.95%) Sun
7 11 (28.95%) Finance
8 10 (26.32%) TCP/IP
8 10 (26.32%) Java
9 8 (21.05%) Python
9 8 (21.05%) HTTPS
9 8 (21.05%) Middleware
9 8 (21.05%) SAN
10 7 (18.42%) SQL
10 7 (18.42%) Capacity Management
10 7 (18.42%) PKI
11 6 (15.79%) Degree
11 6 (15.79%) Perl
11 6 (15.79%) Apache
11 6 (15.79%) Tomcat
11 6 (15.79%) ITIL
11 6 (15.79%) Cisco
11 6 (15.79%) DNS

SSH
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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 (15.79%) Apache
1 6 (15.79%) Tomcat
2 4 (10.53%) WebLogic
2 4 (10.53%) JBoss
3 3 (7.89%) SharePoint Server
3 3 (7.89%) SharePoint
4 2 (5.26%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (5.26%) CMS
5 1 (2.63%) OpenStack
Applications
1 5 (13.16%) MS Excel
1 5 (13.16%) MS Visio
2 4 (10.53%) MS Project
3 2 (5.26%) MS Office
4 1 (2.63%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.26%) PaaS
2 2 (5.26%) GitHub
2 2 (5.26%) IaaS
2 2 (5.26%) Amazon EMR
2 2 (5.26%) AWS CloudFormation
2 2 (5.26%) Amazon Glacier
2 2 (5.26%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 2 (5.26%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (5.26%) Amazon S3
3 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (34.21%) FTP
1 13 (34.21%) SSL
2 12 (31.58%) VPN
2 12 (31.58%) HTTP
3 10 (26.32%) TCP/IP
4 8 (21.05%) HTTPS
4 8 (21.05%) SAN
5 6 (15.79%) DNS
5 6 (15.79%) Firewall
6 5 (13.16%) NAS
6 5 (13.16%) SMTP
7 4 (10.53%) SNMP
7 4 (10.53%) Intrusion Detection
7 4 (10.53%) MPLS
8 3 (7.89%) OSPF
8 3 (7.89%) BGP
8 3 (7.89%) Telnet
8 3 (7.89%) Network Security
8 3 (7.89%) RIP
8 3 (7.89%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.53%) Oracle Database
2 3 (7.89%) Relational Database
2 3 (7.89%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.89%) RDBMS
3 2 (5.26%) MySQL
3 2 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (5.26%) Amazon Redshift
3 2 (5.26%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (2.63%) DB2
4 1 (2.63%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Ant
1 1 (2.63%) Subversion
1 1 (2.63%) Maven
1 1 (2.63%) JIRA
1 1 (2.63%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.63%) Jenkins
General
1 11 (28.95%) Finance
2 4 (10.53%) Financial Institution
3 3 (7.89%) Banking
4 2 (5.26%) Publishing
4 2 (5.26%) Games
5 1 (2.63%) Retail
5 1 (2.63%) Billing
5 1 (2.63%) Front Office
5 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.63%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (28.95%) Analyst
2 7 (18.42%) Administrator
2 7 (18.42%) Linux Administrator
3 6 (15.79%) Support Analyst
4 4 (10.53%) Applications Support
4 4 (10.53%) Applications Support Analyst
4 4 (10.53%) Incident Analyst
5 3 (7.89%) Developer
5 3 (7.89%) Technical Support
5 3 (7.89%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (7.89%) Architect
5 3 (7.89%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 3 (7.89%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (5.26%) Perl Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Technical Support Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) Java Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Middleware Specialist
6 2 (5.26%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (21.05%) Middleware
2 4 (10.53%) HTML
2 4 (10.53%) Web Services
3 3 (7.89%) J2EE
3 3 (7.89%) Application Packaging
4 2 (5.26%) Silverlight
4 2 (5.26%) RESTful
4 2 (5.26%) boto
4 2 (5.26%) SOAP
5 1 (2.63%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.42%) PKI
2 6 (15.79%) Management Information System
3 5 (13.16%) Client/Server
4 4 (10.53%) Open Source
4 4 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (7.89%) EFT
5 3 (7.89%) Enterprise Storage
6 2 (5.26%) DTV
6 2 (5.26%) MPEG
6 2 (5.26%) Streaming Video
6 2 (5.26%) Clustering
6 2 (5.26%) STB
6 2 (5.26%) Video on Demand
6 2 (5.26%) IPTV
6 2 (5.26%) Computer Science
7 1 (2.63%) Visualisation
7 1 (2.63%) Statistics
7 1 (2.63%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 27 (71.05%) Linux
2 22 (57.89%) UNIX
3 15 (39.47%) Solaris
4 12 (31.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 12 (31.58%) Windows
5 4 (10.53%) AIX
5 4 (10.53%) CentOS
6 3 (7.89%) Debian
7 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (5.26%) SUSE
7 2 (5.26%) HPUX
7 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (5.26%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (18.42%) Capacity Management
2 6 (15.79%) ITIL
3 5 (13.16%) Change Management
3 5 (13.16%) Information Security
3 5 (13.16%) Cyber Security
4 4 (10.53%) Analytics
4 4 (10.53%) Mentoring
4 4 (10.53%) Document Management
4 4 (10.53%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 4 (10.53%) Information Security Management
4 4 (10.53%) Security Management
4 4 (10.53%) PRINCE
4 4 (10.53%) Root Cause Analysis
4 4 (10.53%) Digital Forensics
4 4 (10.53%) Network Architecture
4 4 (10.53%) SIEM
4 4 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (7.89%) Release Management
5 3 (7.89%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (7.89%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 10 (26.32%) Java
2 8 (21.05%) Python
3 7 (18.42%) SQL
4 6 (15.79%) Perl
5 5 (13.16%) C
5 5 (13.16%) C++
6 4 (10.53%) PHP
6 4 (10.53%) PowerShell
6 4 (10.53%) Bash Shell
7 3 (7.89%) ActionScript 2.0
7 3 (7.89%) Bourne shell
7 3 (7.89%) Shell Script
7 3 (7.89%) C#
7 3 (7.89%) ActionScript
8 2 (5.26%) Ruby
8 2 (5.26%) Korn
9 1 (2.63%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (15.79%) Degree
2 4 (10.53%) RHCE
2 4 (10.53%) GCIA
2 4 (10.53%) GCIH
2 4 (10.53%) CISSP
3 1 (2.63%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.63%) CCIE
3 1 (2.63%) CCNP
3 1 (2.63%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.53%) COBIT
1 4 (10.53%) PCI DSS
1 4 (10.53%) COSO
2 1 (2.63%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (13.16%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 4 (10.53%) Postfix
2 4 (10.53%) SpamAssassin
3 3 (7.89%) qmail
4 2 (5.26%) Samba
4 2 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (5.26%) NFS
5 1 (2.63%) Firmware
5 1 (2.63%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.63%) Veritas File System
5 1 (2.63%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (2.63%) iptables
Systems Management
1 4 (10.53%) NetBackup
1 4 (10.53%) Puppet
1 4 (10.53%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (10.53%) SELinux
2 3 (7.89%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (5.26%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 2 (5.26%) YaST
4 1 (2.63%) Ansible
4 1 (2.63%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (2.63%) Cacti
4 1 (2.63%) Nagios
4 1 (2.63%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 14 (36.84%) Red Hat
2 12 (31.58%) Oracle
2 12 (31.58%) Microsoft
3 11 (28.95%) Sun
4 6 (15.79%) Cisco
5 5 (13.16%) Symantec
6 4 (10.53%) McAfee
6 4 (10.53%) VMware
7 3 (7.89%) Veritas
8 2 (5.26%) Apple
8 2 (5.26%) Tektronix
8 2 (5.26%) EMC
8 2 (5.26%) IBM
8 2 (5.26%) SAP
8 2 (5.26%) Adobe
9 1 (2.63%) HP
9 1 (2.63%) Juniper
9 1 (2.63%) Informatica
9 1 (2.63%) NetApp
9 1 (2.63%) Brocade
Staines, Middlesex
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Market rate
Posted: 6 hours ago