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 22 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Secure Shell (SSH)
Rank 226 227 226
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Contract jobs citing SSH 14 7 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.16% 0.083% 0.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.84% 0.46% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 2
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £266
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +31.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £222 £119
10% offered a daily rate of more than £369 £370 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £255 £225
% change year-on-year
+37.25% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £30.00 - £67.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.50 £67.50
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -51.85%
Communications & Networking Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1657 1524 2051
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 18.56% 18.15% 20.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 714 663 562
Average daily rate £338 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £175 £187
10% offered a daily rate of more than £461 £450 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £331 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 144 187
Average hourly rate £17.50 £25.50 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.37% -17.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -
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 22 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 -3 7 £354 - 2
Berkshire +5 5 - -
Oxfordshire - 1 £338 -
West Sussex - 1 - -
Surrey - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
East Sussex - - - - 2
SSH
England

SSH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 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 20 (58.82%) UNIX
2 18 (52.94%) FTP
3 17 (50.00%) Linux
4 14 (41.18%) HTTP
5 12 (35.29%) VPN
5 12 (35.29%) Windows
6 11 (32.35%) Cisco
6 11 (32.35%) WAN
6 11 (32.35%) Telecoms
7 10 (29.41%) TCP/IP
7 10 (29.41%) Citrix
7 10 (29.41%) Internet
7 10 (29.41%) ITIL
7 10 (29.41%) Solaris
7 10 (29.41%) MS Excel
7 10 (29.41%) Java
8 9 (26.47%) SSL
9 8 (23.53%) Microsoft
9 8 (23.53%) SMTP
9 8 (23.53%) Shell Script
9 8 (23.53%) Perl
9 8 (23.53%) Firewall
9 8 (23.53%) Middleware
10 7 (20.59%) Management Information System
10 7 (20.59%) HTML
10 7 (20.59%) CSS
11 6 (17.65%) Apache
11 6 (17.65%) .NET
11 6 (17.65%) MS Office
11 6 (17.65%) Active Directory

SSH
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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%) Confluence
3 1 (2.94%) Oracle Coherence
3 1 (2.94%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.94%) Tomcat
Applications
1 10 (29.41%) MS Excel
2 6 (17.65%) MS Office
3 1 (2.94%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (2.94%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) Heroku
1 1 (2.94%) GitHub
1 1 (2.94%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 18 (52.94%) 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%) Telnet
9 5 (14.71%) ATM
10 3 (8.82%) DNS
11 2 (5.88%) LDAP
11 2 (5.88%) SNMP
11 2 (5.88%) tcpdump
12 1 (2.94%) snoop
12 1 (2.94%) Cisco Nexus
12 1 (2.94%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 1 (2.94%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.76%) MySQL
2 1 (2.94%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.94%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.94%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (14.71%) Subversion
2 2 (5.88%) Selenium
3 1 (2.94%) Cucumber
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%) Karma Test Runner
3 1 (2.94%) Sublime Text
3 1 (2.94%) JIRA
3 1 (2.94%) RSpec
3 1 (2.94%) JMeter
3 1 (2.94%) IntelliJ
3 1 (2.94%) Ant
General
1 11 (32.35%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.94%) Marketing
2 1 (2.94%) Finance
2 1 (2.94%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.94%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 8 (23.53%) Analyst
1 8 (23.53%) Administrator
2 6 (17.65%) Support Analyst
3 5 (14.71%) Systems Administrator
3 5 (14.71%) Developer
4 4 (11.76%) UNIX Administrator
4 4 (11.76%) Middleware Specialist
5 3 (8.82%) UNIX Systems Administrator
5 3 (8.82%) UNIX Specialist
6 2 (5.88%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Perl Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Security Specialist
6 2 (5.88%) Designer
6 2 (5.88%) Development Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Security Designer
7 1 (2.94%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (2.94%) IP Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Solaris Administrator
7 1 (2.94%) Systems Test Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (23.53%) Middleware
2 7 (20.59%) HTML
2 7 (20.59%) CSS
3 6 (17.65%) .NET
4 4 (11.76%) EDI
5 2 (5.88%) RESTful
6 1 (2.94%) HTML5
6 1 (2.94%) Backbone.js
6 1 (2.94%) AngularJS
6 1 (2.94%) WCF
6 1 (2.94%) jQuery
6 1 (2.94%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (2.94%) X-Windows
6 1 (2.94%) CPAN
6 1 (2.94%) XHTML
6 1 (2.94%) SOAP
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 20 (58.82%) UNIX
2 17 (50.00%) Linux
3 12 (35.29%) Windows
4 10 (29.41%) Solaris
5 3 (8.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (8.82%) HPUX
6 2 (5.88%) AIX
7 1 (2.94%) SELinux
7 1 (2.94%) CentOS
7 1 (2.94%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (29.41%) ITIL
2 6 (17.65%) Change Management
2 6 (17.65%) Fault Management
3 5 (14.71%) Problem Management
3 5 (14.71%) Web Development
3 5 (14.71%) Incident Management
4 4 (11.76%) Identity Management
4 4 (11.76%) Data Security
4 4 (11.76%) Security Management
4 4 (11.76%) Penetration Testing
4 4 (11.76%) Information Security
5 3 (8.82%) Workflow
6 2 (5.88%) Migration
7 1 (2.94%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (2.94%) Server Monitoring
7 1 (2.94%) Digital Marketing
7 1 (2.94%) Kanban
7 1 (2.94%) Programme Management
7 1 (2.94%) TDD
7 1 (2.94%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 10 (29.41%) Java
2 8 (23.53%) Shell Script
2 8 (23.53%) Perl
3 5 (14.71%) PHP
4 4 (11.76%) C++
4 4 (11.76%) PowerShell
5 3 (8.82%) C
6 2 (5.88%) JavaScript
6 2 (5.88%) Ruby
6 2 (5.88%) Korn
6 2 (5.88%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.94%) C-shell
7 1 (2.94%) Python
7 1 (2.94%) SQL
7 1 (2.94%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (14.71%) Degree
1 5 (14.71%) ITIL Certification
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%) NFS
2 2 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.94%) Xen
3 1 (2.94%) Sendmail
3 1 (2.94%) Samba
3 1 (2.94%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 1 (2.94%) YUM
1 1 (2.94%) Puppet
1 1 (2.94%) Nagios
1 1 (2.94%) Tivoli
1 1 (2.94%) Tivoli Storage Manager
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
4 4 (11.76%) Red Hat
5 3 (8.82%) Oracle
6 2 (5.88%) Sun
6 2 (5.88%) HP
6 2 (5.88%) Ericsson
6 2 (5.88%) Motorola
6 2 (5.88%) VMware
6 2 (5.88%) F5
7 1 (2.94%) Google
7 1 (2.94%) NetApp
7 1 (2.94%) BEA
7 1 (2.94%) Dell
7 1 (2.94%) StorageTek
7 1 (2.94%) Vignette
7 1 (2.94%) SAP