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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Secure Shell (SSH)
Rank 237 241 225
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -16
Contract jobs citing SSH 24 10 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.25% 0.11% 0.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.37% 0.58% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 4
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£500 £350 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% +29.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £334 £323 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £558 £369 £368
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £350 £225
% change year-on-year
+28.57% +55.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £187.50 - £32.50
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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
1748 1734 1564
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 18.34% 18.85% 18.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 917 773 689
Average daily rate £360 £338 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -0.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £203 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £470 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £336 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.27% +4.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 117 95 127
Average hourly rate £25.50 £17.50 £25.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.71% -31.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.91 £12.95 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.76 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+8.81% -21.56%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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
Surrey - 12 £338 - 3
Berkshire +12 9 £500 - 2
Hampshire -11 3 £443 +25.21%
Oxfordshire -23 1 £375 +11.11%
SSH
England

SSH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 30 (68.18%) Linux
2 27 (61.36%) UNIX
3 20 (45.45%) FTP
4 16 (36.36%) Windows
4 16 (36.36%) Solaris
5 15 (34.09%) Oracle
5 15 (34.09%) VPN
6 14 (31.82%) HTTP
7 13 (29.55%) Red Hat
8 12 (27.27%) Microsoft
8 12 (27.27%) Apache
8 12 (27.27%) Python
9 11 (25.00%) SSL
9 11 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 11 (25.00%) Capacity Management
10 10 (22.73%) Amazon AWS
10 10 (22.73%) Finance
10 10 (22.73%) Cisco
10 10 (22.73%) HTTPS
10 10 (22.73%) Sun
10 10 (22.73%) Firewall
10 10 (22.73%) Data Centre
11 9 (20.45%) SAN
11 9 (20.45%) TCP/IP
11 9 (20.45%) LDAP
11 9 (20.45%) SQL
11 9 (20.45%) Puppet
12 8 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
12 8 (18.18%) Ruby
12 8 (18.18%) SNMP

SSH
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 12 (27.27%) Apache
2 5 (11.36%) Tomcat
2 5 (11.36%) OpenStack
3 3 (6.82%) WebLogic
3 3 (6.82%) JBoss
3 3 (6.82%) SharePoint
4 2 (4.55%) CMS
4 2 (4.55%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 4 (9.09%) MS Visio
2 3 (6.82%) MS Project
2 3 (6.82%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.27%) Photoshop
3 1 (2.27%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (2.27%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.27%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (4.55%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 10 (22.73%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (15.91%) AWS CloudFormation
2 7 (15.91%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 5 (11.36%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (6.82%) IaaS
4 3 (6.82%) PaaS
5 2 (4.55%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (4.55%) Amazon S3
5 2 (4.55%) Amazon EMR
5 2 (4.55%) GitHub
5 2 (4.55%) Amazon Glacier
6 1 (2.27%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 20 (45.45%) FTP
2 15 (34.09%) VPN
3 14 (31.82%) HTTP
4 11 (25.00%) SSL
5 10 (22.73%) HTTPS
5 10 (22.73%) Firewall
6 9 (20.45%) SAN
6 9 (20.45%) TCP/IP
6 9 (20.45%) LDAP
7 8 (18.18%) SNMP
7 8 (18.18%) Telnet
8 7 (15.91%) DNS
8 7 (15.91%) NAS
9 5 (11.36%) MPLS
9 5 (11.36%) Ethernet
9 5 (11.36%) SMTP
10 4 (9.09%) DHCP
10 4 (9.09%) ATM
10 4 (9.09%) LAN
10 4 (9.09%) SDH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.64%) Oracle Database
2 5 (11.36%) Relational Database
3 4 (9.09%) RDBMS
4 3 (6.82%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (4.55%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (4.55%) Amazon Redshift
5 2 (4.55%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (4.55%) Oracle Discoverer
5 2 (4.55%) SQL Server
5 2 (4.55%) DB2
5 2 (4.55%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (2.27%) Oracle9i Database
6 1 (2.27%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (13.64%) Git (software)
2 5 (11.36%) Jenkins
2 5 (11.36%) Ant
2 5 (11.36%) Subversion
2 5 (11.36%) Maven
2 5 (11.36%) JIRA
3 4 (9.09%) Hudson
4 2 (4.55%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (2.27%) RSpec
5 1 (2.27%) Cucumber
General
1 10 (22.73%) Finance
2 5 (11.36%) Banking
3 4 (9.09%) Financial Institution
3 4 (9.09%) Back Office
4 2 (4.55%) Publishing
4 2 (4.55%) Games
4 2 (4.55%) Billing
5 1 (2.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (18.18%) Architect
2 7 (15.91%) Analyst
2 7 (15.91%) Cloud Architect
3 6 (13.64%) Administrator
4 5 (11.36%) Linux Administrator
5 4 (9.09%) Technical Tester
5 4 (9.09%) Technical Analyst
5 4 (9.09%) Consultant
5 4 (9.09%) Tester
5 4 (9.09%) DevOps Engineer
6 3 (6.82%) Incident Analyst
6 3 (6.82%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
6 3 (6.82%) Infrastructure Architect
7 2 (4.55%) Test Engineer
7 2 (4.55%) SQL DBA
7 2 (4.55%) Oracle Consultant
7 2 (4.55%) Oracle Technical Consultant
7 2 (4.55%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 2 (4.55%) Oracle Payroll Consultant
7 2 (4.55%) E-Business Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (15.91%) Middleware
1 7 (15.91%) boto
2 5 (11.36%) REST
3 4 (9.09%) HTML
4 3 (6.82%) SOAP
4 3 (6.82%) Web Services
5 2 (4.55%) J2EE
5 2 (4.55%) Application Packaging
5 2 (4.55%) Silverlight
5 2 (4.55%) RESTful
6 1 (2.27%) 802.1X
6 1 (2.27%) jQuery
6 1 (2.27%) AngularJS
6 1 (2.27%) CSS
6 1 (2.27%) .NET
6 1 (2.27%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 10 (22.73%) Data Centre
2 7 (15.91%) Client/Server
3 6 (13.64%) PKI
4 5 (11.36%) Computer Science
4 5 (11.36%) Management Information System
5 4 (9.09%) Enterprise Storage
6 3 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (4.55%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (4.55%) STB
7 2 (4.55%) Video on Demand
7 2 (4.55%) Streaming Video
7 2 (4.55%) MPEG
7 2 (4.55%) DTV
7 2 (4.55%) IPTV
8 1 (2.27%) Statistics
8 1 (2.27%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (2.27%) E-Learning
8 1 (2.27%) Mobile Payment
8 1 (2.27%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 30 (68.18%) Linux
2 27 (61.36%) UNIX
3 16 (36.36%) Windows
3 16 (36.36%) Solaris
4 11 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (9.09%) CentOS
5 4 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (6.82%) Debian
6 3 (6.82%) AIX
7 1 (2.27%) HPUX
7 1 (2.27%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (25.00%) Capacity Management
2 8 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (15.91%) Software Deployment
3 7 (15.91%) Auto-Scaling
4 6 (13.64%) DevOps
4 6 (13.64%) Validation
5 5 (11.36%) Information Security
5 5 (11.36%) Configuration Management
5 5 (11.36%) ITIL
5 5 (11.36%) Cyber Security
6 4 (9.09%) Patch Management
6 4 (9.09%) Test Planning
6 4 (9.09%) Change Management
6 4 (9.09%) Requirements Analysis
6 4 (9.09%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 4 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (9.09%) Use Case
7 3 (6.82%) Asset Management
7 3 (6.82%) Document Management
7 3 (6.82%) Information Security Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (27.27%) Python
2 9 (20.45%) SQL
3 8 (18.18%) Ruby
4 6 (13.64%) Java
5 4 (9.09%) Bash Shell
6 3 (6.82%) C++
6 3 (6.82%) PHP
7 2 (4.55%) PL/SQL
7 2 (4.55%) C
7 2 (4.55%) C#
7 2 (4.55%) Shell Script
7 2 (4.55%) Korn
8 1 (2.27%) PowerShell
8 1 (2.27%) Bourne shell
8 1 (2.27%) JavaScript
8 1 (2.27%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (11.36%) Degree
2 4 (9.09%) RHCE
3 3 (6.82%) GCIA
3 3 (6.82%) GCIH
3 3 (6.82%) CISSP
4 2 (4.55%) AWS Certification
5 1 (2.27%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.27%) CCIE
5 1 (2.27%) CCNP
5 1 (2.27%) CCDP
5 1 (2.27%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.27%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.09%) PCI DSS
2 3 (6.82%) COSO
2 3 (6.82%) COBIT
3 1 (2.27%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (15.91%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 4 (9.09%) Postfix
2 4 (9.09%) SpamAssassin
3 3 (6.82%) qmail
4 2 (4.55%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 2 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (2.27%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.27%) Veritas File System
5 1 (2.27%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (2.27%) Firmware
5 1 (2.27%) Samba
5 1 (2.27%) vSphere
5 1 (2.27%) iptables
5 1 (2.27%) Job Entry Subsystem
Systems Management
1 9 (20.45%) Puppet
2 7 (15.91%) NetBackup
3 6 (13.64%) Norton AntiVirus
3 6 (13.64%) Ansible
4 5 (11.36%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (9.09%) SELinux
6 1 (2.27%) Oracle ZFS
6 1 (2.27%) Red Hat Satellite
6 1 (2.27%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (2.27%) Nagios
6 1 (2.27%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (2.27%) Cacti
Vendors
1 15 (34.09%) Oracle
2 13 (29.55%) Red Hat
3 12 (27.27%) Microsoft
4 10 (22.73%) Sun
4 10 (22.73%) Cisco
5 6 (13.64%) Symantec
6 4 (9.09%) Splunk
7 3 (6.82%) McAfee
7 3 (6.82%) Adobe
8 2 (4.55%) SAP
8 2 (4.55%) Informatica
8 2 (4.55%) VMware
8 2 (4.55%) Veritas
8 2 (4.55%) Apple
8 2 (4.55%) Tektronix
8 2 (4.55%) F5
9 1 (2.27%) Remedy
9 1 (2.27%) Brocade
9 1 (2.27%) Tandberg
9 1 (2.27%) Riverbed
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