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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Secure Shell (SSH)
Rank 242 246 241
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -5
Contract jobs citing SSH 27 25 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.30% 0.26% 0.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.61% 1.38% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 5 7
Median daily rate £488 £338 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.44% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £342 £162 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £500 £369
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £377 £350
% change year-on-year
+22.62% +7.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £49.19 £187.50 -
% change year-on-year
-73.76% -
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
1678 1812 1702
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 18.91% 18.94% 18.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 950 942 736
Median daily rate £375 £363 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +8.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £230 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £495 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 113 121 101
Median hourly rate £32.50 £22.83 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.35% +30.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.52 £12.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £45.00 £45.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+39.37% +7.62%

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 -8 8 £475 +40.74% 1
Buckinghamshire - 7 £525 -
Hampshire +3 5 £325 -1.21% 4
Berkshire -5 4 £353 -29.50%
Oxfordshire - 2 £570 - 1
SSH
England

SSH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 28 (52.83%) Linux
2 26 (49.06%) Unix
3 25 (47.17%) FTP
4 24 (45.28%) Windows
5 22 (41.51%) Oracle
6 21 (39.62%) Security Cleared
7 20 (37.74%) TCP/IP
7 20 (37.74%) Microsoft
8 18 (33.96%) Active Directory
8 18 (33.96%) Client/Server
9 17 (32.08%) SMTP
9 17 (32.08%) SC Cleared
9 17 (32.08%) Patch Management
10 16 (30.19%) SSL
10 16 (30.19%) MS Excel
10 16 (30.19%) CISSP
10 16 (30.19%) Firewall
11 15 (28.30%) IPsec
11 15 (28.30%) Internet
11 15 (28.30%) HTTP
11 15 (28.30%) Cryptography
11 15 (28.30%) Cybersecurity
12 14 (26.42%) OWASP
12 14 (26.42%) SQL Server
13 13 (24.53%) MS Exchange
13 13 (24.53%) Citrix
13 13 (24.53%) Information Assurance
13 13 (24.53%) Sendmail
13 13 (24.53%) Windows Vista
13 13 (24.53%) CESG

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 13 (24.53%) MS Exchange
2 9 (16.98%) Apache
3 3 (5.66%) OpenStack
3 3 (5.66%) Tomcat
3 3 (5.66%) WebSphere
4 2 (3.77%) CMS
5 1 (1.89%) Confluence
5 1 (1.89%) IIS
5 1 (1.89%) iPlanet
5 1 (1.89%) MQSeries
5 1 (1.89%) nginx
5 1 (1.89%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.89%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 16 (30.19%) MS Excel
2 11 (20.75%) MS Office
3 10 (18.87%) MS Visio
4 5 (9.43%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (5.66%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.43%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (5.66%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 3 (5.66%) AWS CloudFormation
2 3 (5.66%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.89%) IaaS
3 1 (1.89%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (47.17%) FTP
2 20 (37.74%) TCP/IP
3 17 (32.08%) SMTP
4 16 (30.19%) Firewall
4 16 (30.19%) SSL
5 15 (28.30%) HTTP
5 15 (28.30%) Internet
5 15 (28.30%) IPsec
6 11 (20.75%) LDAP
7 8 (15.09%) VPN
8 7 (13.21%) DNS
8 7 (13.21%) SAN
9 6 (11.32%) DHCP
9 6 (11.32%) NAS
10 4 (7.55%) Telnet
11 3 (5.66%) HTTPS
11 3 (5.66%) Intrusion Detection
11 3 (5.66%) MPLS
11 3 (5.66%) Network Security
11 3 (5.66%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (26.42%) SQL Server
2 5 (9.43%) MySQL
3 3 (5.66%) Oracle Database
4 2 (3.77%) DB2
5 1 (1.89%) MariaDB
5 1 (1.89%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.89%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (13.21%) Maven
1 7 (13.21%) Subversion
2 6 (11.32%) Jenkins
2 6 (11.32%) JIRA
3 5 (9.43%) Git (software)
4 3 (5.66%) Ant
4 3 (5.66%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (3.77%) Eclipse
5 2 (3.77%) Hudson
5 2 (3.77%) IntelliJ
5 2 (3.77%) JUnit
6 1 (1.89%) GitLab
6 1 (1.89%) RSpec
General
1 10 (18.87%) Finance
2 3 (5.66%) Banking
2 3 (5.66%) Investment Banking
3 2 (3.77%) Financial Institution
3 2 (3.77%) Games
3 2 (3.77%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.89%) Billing
4 1 (1.89%) Electronics
4 1 (1.89%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.89%) Marketing
4 1 (1.89%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (15.09%) Administrator
2 7 (13.21%) Security Advisor
3 6 (11.32%) Support Engineer
4 5 (9.43%) Applications Engineer
4 5 (9.43%) Applications Support
4 5 (9.43%) Applications Support Engineer
4 5 (9.43%) Developer
4 5 (9.43%) Linux Engineer
4 5 (9.43%) Security Engineer
5 4 (7.55%) Analyst
5 4 (7.55%) Information Assurance Leader
5 4 (7.55%) IT Administrator
5 4 (7.55%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (5.66%) Architect
6 3 (5.66%) Consultant
6 3 (5.66%) Network Security Engineer
6 3 (5.66%) Products Support Engineer
6 3 (5.66%) Security Consultant
6 3 (5.66%) Storage Administrator
6 3 (5.66%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (16.98%) SOAP
2 8 (15.09%) REST
3 7 (13.21%) Web Services
4 6 (11.32%) Middleware
5 3 (5.66%) boto
5 3 (5.66%) IBM Integration Bus
5 3 (5.66%) LAMP
5 3 (5.66%) SAML
6 2 (3.77%) CSS
6 2 (3.77%) HTML
6 2 (3.77%) Java EE
6 2 (3.77%) JAX-RS
6 2 (3.77%) JMS
6 2 (3.77%) Silverlight
6 2 (3.77%) XML
7 1 (1.89%) .NET
7 1 (1.89%) Apache Flex
7 1 (1.89%) J2EE
7 1 (1.89%) JSP
7 1 (1.89%) MCollective
Miscellaneous
1 18 (33.96%) Client/Server
2 15 (28.30%) Cryptography
3 13 (24.53%) CESG
4 10 (18.87%) Data Centre
4 10 (18.87%) Management Information System
5 8 (15.09%) PKI
6 7 (13.21%) DataPower
7 4 (7.55%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (5.66%) Computer Science
9 2 (3.77%) Derivative
9 2 (3.77%) Digital TV
9 2 (3.77%) Enterprise Storage
9 2 (3.77%) IPTV
9 2 (3.77%) MPEG
9 2 (3.77%) Streaming Video
9 2 (3.77%) Video on Demand
10 1 (1.89%) Algorithms
10 1 (1.89%) HP Storage
10 1 (1.89%) HP StoreVirtual
10 1 (1.89%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 28 (52.83%) Linux
2 26 (49.06%) Unix
3 24 (45.28%) Windows
4 13 (24.53%) Windows Vista
5 12 (22.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 11 (20.75%) Solaris
7 5 (9.43%) AIX
8 4 (7.55%) Windows 8
8 4 (7.55%) Windows XP
9 2 (3.77%) CentOS
9 2 (3.77%) Data ONTAP
9 2 (3.77%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (1.89%) CoreOS
10 1 (1.89%) SmartOS
10 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (32.08%) Patch Management
2 15 (28.30%) Cybersecurity
3 14 (26.42%) OWASP
4 13 (24.53%) Information Assurance
5 11 (20.75%) Fuzz Testing
5 11 (20.75%) ISMS
5 11 (20.75%) Penetration Testing
6 10 (18.87%) Ethical Hacking
6 10 (18.87%) Risk Management
7 9 (16.98%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (16.98%) Risk Assessment
8 7 (13.21%) Migration
9 6 (11.32%) Configuration Management
9 6 (11.32%) Disaster Recovery
10 5 (9.43%) High Availability
10 5 (9.43%) ITIL
10 5 (9.43%) Security Architecture
10 5 (9.43%) Security Operations
11 4 (7.55%) Continuous Improvement
11 4 (7.55%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 8 (15.09%) Python
2 6 (11.32%) Java
3 5 (9.43%) Shell Script
4 4 (7.55%) PHP
4 4 (7.55%) Ruby
5 3 (5.66%) Perl
6 2 (3.77%) PL/SQL
6 2 (3.77%) SQL
7 1 (1.89%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.89%) C++
7 1 (1.89%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 21 (39.62%) Security Cleared
2 17 (32.08%) SC Cleared
3 16 (30.19%) CISSP
4 13 (24.53%) CESG Certified Professional
5 10 (18.87%) CEH
6 4 (7.55%) Degree
7 3 (5.66%) AWS Certification
7 3 (5.66%) DV Cleared
7 3 (5.66%) GCIA
7 3 (5.66%) GCIH
8 2 (3.77%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (18.87%) RMADS
2 4 (7.55%) COBIT
2 4 (7.55%) COSO
2 4 (7.55%) PCI DSS
2 4 (7.55%) SAS 70
3 3 (5.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.89%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (1.89%) JSP 440
4 1 (1.89%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (33.96%) Active Directory
2 13 (24.53%) Sendmail
3 7 (13.21%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (5.66%) iptables
4 3 (5.66%) RHEV
5 2 (3.77%) NFS
5 2 (3.77%) Postfix
5 2 (3.77%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 1 (1.89%) Btrfs
6 1 (1.89%) Docker
6 1 (1.89%) KVM
6 1 (1.89%) LXC
6 1 (1.89%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (1.89%) Snort
6 1 (1.89%) Squid
6 1 (1.89%) Varnish
6 1 (1.89%) vCloud
6 1 (1.89%) Xen
Systems Management
1 6 (11.32%) Ansible
1 6 (11.32%) Puppet
2 3 (5.66%) NetBackup
3 2 (3.77%) CA Single Sign-On
3 2 (3.77%) Nagios
3 2 (3.77%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (3.77%) Red Hat Spacewalk
3 2 (3.77%) RSA Security Analytics
3 2 (3.77%) yum
4 1 (1.89%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (1.89%) CFEngine
4 1 (1.89%) HAProxy
4 1 (1.89%) Kubernetes
4 1 (1.89%) Nessus
4 1 (1.89%) OpenView
4 1 (1.89%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.89%) rkt
4 1 (1.89%) SELinux
4 1 (1.89%) systemd
4 1 (1.89%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 22 (41.51%) Oracle
2 20 (37.74%) Microsoft
3 13 (24.53%) Citrix
4 12 (22.64%) Red Hat
5 9 (16.98%) VMware
6 7 (13.21%) Cisco
7 6 (11.32%) F5
7 6 (11.32%) NetApp
7 6 (11.32%) Sun
8 5 (9.43%) Brocade
9 4 (7.55%) EMC
10 3 (5.66%) CA
10 3 (5.66%) IBM
10 3 (5.66%) Qualys
10 3 (5.66%) Symantec
10 3 (5.66%) Veritas
11 2 (3.77%) Apple
11 2 (3.77%) Blue Coat
11 2 (3.77%) Intel Security
11 2 (3.77%) Tektronix