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 24 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Secure Shell (SSH)
Rank 231 245 243
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -2
Contract jobs citing SSH 30 32 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.34% 0.33% 0.098%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.90% 1.79% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 13 6
Median daily rate £525 £525 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +52.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £344 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £558 £381
UK excluding London median daily rate £480 £500 £350
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +42.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £17.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £49.19 £17.50 -
% change year-on-year
+181.08% -
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
1581 1786 1821
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 17.96% 18.26% 19.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 926 975 852
Median daily rate £375 £356 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% +2.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £480 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 99 125 99
Median hourly rate £38.50 £23.75 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+62.10% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.46 £47.83 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £21.53 £21.88
% change year-on-year
+62.60% -1.60%

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 24 August 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 24 August 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 +2 8 £475 +40.74% 1
Hampshire 0 6 £300 -46.18% 2
Buckinghamshire - 6 £525 - 1
Oxfordshire 0 5 £570 +52.00%
Berkshire -6 4 £353 -32.85% 2
SSH
England

SSH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 29 (58.00%) Unix
2 25 (50.00%) Windows
2 25 (50.00%) FTP
3 24 (48.00%) Linux
4 22 (44.00%) Oracle
4 22 (44.00%) Microsoft
5 19 (38.00%) Patch Management
6 18 (36.00%) CISSP
6 18 (36.00%) Security Cleared
7 17 (34.00%) Cryptography
7 17 (34.00%) Active Directory
7 17 (34.00%) SMTP
7 17 (34.00%) MS Excel
7 17 (34.00%) Client/Server
7 17 (34.00%) Cybersecurity
8 16 (32.00%) SQL Server
8 16 (32.00%) Internet
8 16 (32.00%) OWASP
9 15 (30.00%) Information Assurance
9 15 (30.00%) Sendmail
9 15 (30.00%) CESG
9 15 (30.00%) IPsec
9 15 (30.00%) Citrix
9 15 (30.00%) CESG Certified Professional
10 14 (28.00%) MS Exchange
10 14 (28.00%) Windows Vista
10 14 (28.00%) SC Cleared
11 13 (26.00%) Penetration Testing
11 13 (26.00%) HTTP
11 13 (26.00%) SSL

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 14 (28.00%) MS Exchange
2 9 (18.00%) Apache
3 5 (10.00%) Tomcat
4 4 (8.00%) OpenStack
5 2 (4.00%) CMS
6 1 (2.00%) IIS
6 1 (2.00%) iPlanet
6 1 (2.00%) MQSeries
6 1 (2.00%) WebLogic
6 1 (2.00%) WebLogic Portal
6 1 (2.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 17 (34.00%) MS Excel
2 10 (20.00%) MS Visio
3 9 (18.00%) MS Office
4 5 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (6.00%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (8.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 4 (8.00%) AWS CloudFormation
2 4 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (4.00%) IaaS
3 2 (4.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (50.00%) FTP
2 17 (34.00%) SMTP
3 16 (32.00%) Internet
4 15 (30.00%) IPsec
5 13 (26.00%) HTTP
5 13 (26.00%) SSL
6 12 (24.00%) TCP/IP
7 9 (18.00%) Firewall
7 9 (18.00%) VPN
8 7 (14.00%) LDAP
9 6 (12.00%) Telnet
10 5 (10.00%) DNS
11 4 (8.00%) DHCP
11 4 (8.00%) MPLS
11 4 (8.00%) NAS
11 4 (8.00%) SAN
12 3 (6.00%) HTTPS
13 2 (4.00%) Kerberos
13 2 (4.00%) RIP
13 2 (4.00%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (32.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (12.00%) MySQL
3 3 (6.00%) Oracle Database
4 2 (4.00%) DB2
5 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 9 (18.00%) Maven
2 8 (16.00%) Subversion
3 7 (14.00%) Git (software)
3 7 (14.00%) JIRA
4 6 (12.00%) Jenkins
5 4 (8.00%) Ant
6 3 (6.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (4.00%) Eclipse
7 2 (4.00%) Hudson
7 2 (4.00%) IntelliJ
7 2 (4.00%) JUnit
General
1 9 (18.00%) Finance
2 4 (8.00%) Telecoms
3 3 (6.00%) Financial Institution
4 2 (4.00%) Advertising
4 2 (4.00%) Billing
4 2 (4.00%) Games
5 1 (2.00%) Banking
5 1 (2.00%) Electronics
5 1 (2.00%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.00%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (16.00%) Developer
2 7 (14.00%) Security Advisor
3 6 (12.00%) Information Assurance Leader
4 5 (10.00%) Applications Engineer
4 5 (10.00%) Applications Support
4 5 (10.00%) Applications Support Engineer
4 5 (10.00%) Java Developer
4 5 (10.00%) Linux Engineer
4 5 (10.00%) Support Engineer
5 4 (8.00%) Analyst
5 4 (8.00%) Architect
5 4 (8.00%) AWS Architect
5 4 (8.00%) Cloud Architect
6 3 (6.00%) Consultant
6 3 (6.00%) Cybersecurity Consultant
6 3 (6.00%) Linux Support
6 3 (6.00%) Linux Support Engineer
6 3 (6.00%) Perl Developer
6 3 (6.00%) Products Support Engineer
6 3 (6.00%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (18.00%) REST
2 5 (10.00%) Web Services
3 4 (8.00%) boto
3 4 (8.00%) CSS
3 4 (8.00%) HTML
3 4 (8.00%) Middleware
4 3 (6.00%) JAX-RS
4 3 (6.00%) LAMP
4 3 (6.00%) SOAP
5 2 (4.00%) Java EE
5 2 (4.00%) SAML
5 2 (4.00%) Silverlight
5 2 (4.00%) XML
6 1 (2.00%) .NET
6 1 (2.00%) Apache Flex
6 1 (2.00%) IBM Integration Bus
6 1 (2.00%) J2EE
6 1 (2.00%) JMS
6 1 (2.00%) JSP
6 1 (2.00%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 17 (34.00%) Client/Server
1 17 (34.00%) Cryptography
2 15 (30.00%) CESG
3 11 (22.00%) Management Information System
4 9 (18.00%) Data Centre
5 7 (14.00%) PKI
6 4 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (8.00%) Computer Science
7 2 (4.00%) DataPower
7 2 (4.00%) Derivative
7 2 (4.00%) Digital TV
7 2 (4.00%) Enterprise Storage
7 2 (4.00%) Hedge funds
7 2 (4.00%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (4.00%) IPTV
7 2 (4.00%) MPEG
7 2 (4.00%) Streaming Video
7 2 (4.00%) Video on Demand
8 1 (2.00%) HP StoreVirtual
8 1 (2.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 29 (58.00%) Unix
2 25 (50.00%) Windows
3 24 (48.00%) Linux
4 14 (28.00%) Windows Vista
5 11 (22.00%) Solaris
6 7 (14.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (10.00%) AIX
8 2 (4.00%) CentOS
8 2 (4.00%) Data ONTAP
8 2 (4.00%) Windows 8
8 2 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (4.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (38.00%) Patch Management
2 17 (34.00%) Cybersecurity
3 16 (32.00%) OWASP
4 15 (30.00%) Information Assurance
5 13 (26.00%) Fuzz Testing
5 13 (26.00%) Penetration Testing
6 12 (24.00%) Ethical Hacking
6 12 (24.00%) ISMS
7 11 (22.00%) Risk Management
8 10 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
9 6 (12.00%) Configuration Management
10 5 (10.00%) ITIL
10 5 (10.00%) Security Architecture
10 5 (10.00%) Security Operations
11 4 (8.00%) Auto-Scaling
11 4 (8.00%) DevOps
11 4 (8.00%) Network Architecture
11 4 (8.00%) Software Deployment
11 4 (8.00%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 9 (18.00%) Java
2 8 (16.00%) Python
3 6 (12.00%) PHP
4 5 (10.00%) Perl
4 5 (10.00%) Shell Script
5 4 (8.00%) Ruby
6 2 (4.00%) PL/SQL
6 2 (4.00%) SQL
7 1 (2.00%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.00%) C++
7 1 (2.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 18 (36.00%) CISSP
1 18 (36.00%) Security Cleared
2 15 (30.00%) CESG Certified Professional
3 14 (28.00%) SC Cleared
4 12 (24.00%) CEH
5 4 (8.00%) AWS Certification
5 4 (8.00%) Degree
6 3 (6.00%) DV Cleared
6 3 (6.00%) GCIA
6 3 (6.00%) GCIH
7 2 (4.00%) RHCE
8 1 (2.00%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (22.00%) RMADS
2 4 (8.00%) COBIT
2 4 (8.00%) COSO
2 4 (8.00%) PCI DSS
2 4 (8.00%) SAS 70
3 3 (6.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (2.00%) Government Security Classifications
4 1 (2.00%) JSP 440
4 1 (2.00%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (34.00%) Active Directory
2 15 (30.00%) Sendmail
3 8 (16.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (4.00%) iptables
4 2 (4.00%) NFS
4 2 (4.00%) Postfix
4 2 (4.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 1 (2.00%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (2.00%) RHEV
5 1 (2.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 6 (12.00%) Ansible
1 6 (12.00%) Puppet
2 3 (6.00%) NetBackup
3 2 (4.00%) Nagios
3 2 (4.00%) NetApp OnCommand
3 2 (4.00%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (4.00%) Red Hat Spacewalk
3 2 (4.00%) RSA Security Analytics
3 2 (4.00%) yum
4 1 (2.00%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (2.00%) CA Single Sign-On
4 1 (2.00%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (2.00%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (2.00%) OpenView
4 1 (2.00%) SELinux
4 1 (2.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 22 (44.00%) Microsoft
1 22 (44.00%) Oracle
2 15 (30.00%) Citrix
3 9 (18.00%) Red Hat
4 8 (16.00%) VMware
5 7 (14.00%) Cisco
6 4 (8.00%) NetApp
6 4 (8.00%) Sun
7 3 (6.00%) Brocade
7 3 (6.00%) F5
7 3 (6.00%) Qualys
7 3 (6.00%) Symantec
7 3 (6.00%) Veritas
8 2 (4.00%) Adobe
8 2 (4.00%) Apple
8 2 (4.00%) Blue Coat
8 2 (4.00%) Intel Security
8 2 (4.00%) NetWitness
8 2 (4.00%) Splunk
8 2 (4.00%) Tektronix