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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Secure Shell (SSH)
Rank 240 218 228
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +10
Contract jobs citing SSH 18 10 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.18% 0.12% 0.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.96% 0.71% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 6
Average daily rate
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£400 £338 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% +8.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £291 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £449 £480 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £295 £300
% change year-on-year
+27.11% -1.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £30.00 £10.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+200.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £10.00 -
% change year-on-year
+200.00% -
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
1881 1412 1715
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 19.12% 16.55% 20.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 899 656 697
Average daily rate £350 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £213 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 108 96 176
Average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.63 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £21.00 £21.67
% change year-on-year
+11.90% -3.06%

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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 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
Surrey +2 8 £325 -13.33%
Berkshire -1 5 £400 -
East Sussex - - - -
Hampshire - - - - 3
Oxfordshire - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
SSH
England

SSH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 19 (63.33%) UNIX
2 18 (60.00%) Linux
3 16 (53.33%) FTP
4 15 (50.00%) Solaris
4 15 (50.00%) Windows
5 14 (46.67%) Oracle
6 10 (33.33%) Red Hat
6 10 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 9 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (30.00%) Perl
7 9 (30.00%) SQL
7 9 (30.00%) SSL
8 8 (26.67%) Sun
9 7 (23.33%) SAN
9 7 (23.33%) Microsoft
9 7 (23.33%) HTTP
9 7 (23.33%) HTML
9 7 (23.33%) Java
9 7 (23.33%) Korn
10 6 (20.00%) JavaScript
10 6 (20.00%) WebLogic
10 6 (20.00%) CSS
10 6 (20.00%) Apache
10 6 (20.00%) Tomcat
10 6 (20.00%) Finance
11 5 (16.67%) NetBackup
11 5 (16.67%) IVR
11 5 (16.67%) VMware
11 5 (16.67%) Firewall
11 5 (16.67%) Symantec

SSH
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (20.00%) Apache
1 6 (20.00%) Tomcat
1 6 (20.00%) WebLogic
2 3 (10.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.33%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (3.33%) IIS
3 1 (3.33%) JBoss
Applications
1 4 (13.33%) MS Office
2 2 (6.67%) Photoshop
2 2 (6.67%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (3.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.67%) Amazon S3
1 2 (6.67%) Heroku
1 2 (6.67%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 16 (53.33%) FTP
2 9 (30.00%) SSL
3 7 (23.33%) SAN
3 7 (23.33%) HTTP
4 5 (16.67%) TCP/IP
4 5 (16.67%) VPN
4 5 (16.67%) Internet
4 5 (16.67%) Firewall
4 5 (16.67%) NAS
5 3 (10.00%) DNS
5 3 (10.00%) HTTPS
5 3 (10.00%) SMTP
6 2 (6.67%) DHCP
6 2 (6.67%) Intranet
7 1 (3.33%) Wireshark
7 1 (3.33%) Asterisk PBX
7 1 (3.33%) VoIP
7 1 (3.33%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.00%) RDBMS
1 3 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (10.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (6.67%) Oracle Database
2 2 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (6.67%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.33%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (16.67%) GCC
2 3 (10.00%) Subversion
2 3 (10.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (6.67%) RSpec
3 2 (6.67%) Cucumber
3 2 (6.67%) Karma Test Runner
3 2 (6.67%) Sublime Text
4 1 (3.33%) NUnit
4 1 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (20.00%) Finance
2 3 (10.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (10.00%) Banking
3 2 (6.67%) Publishing
3 2 (6.67%) Marketing
4 1 (3.33%) Retail
4 1 (3.33%) Front Office
4 1 (3.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (30.00%) Analyst
2 8 (26.67%) Support Analyst
3 6 (20.00%) Applications Support
3 6 (20.00%) Applications Support Analyst
3 6 (20.00%) Developer
4 5 (16.67%) Designer
5 3 (10.00%) Technical Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) Front-End Developer
5 3 (10.00%) Linux Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Linux Support
5 3 (10.00%) Administrator
5 3 (10.00%) Technical Support
5 3 (10.00%) Support Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) UNIX Administrator
6 2 (6.67%) Technical Support Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Linux Support Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Windows Support Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Middleware Specialist
7 1 (3.33%) Front-End Web Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Senior Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (23.33%) HTML
2 6 (20.00%) CSS
3 5 (16.67%) HTML5
4 4 (13.33%) VXML
4 4 (13.33%) jQuery
5 3 (10.00%) AngularJS
5 3 (10.00%) CSS3
6 2 (6.67%) Backbone.js
6 2 (6.67%) Ruby on Rails
7 1 (3.33%) .NET Framework
7 1 (3.33%) Application Packaging
7 1 (3.33%) WCF
7 1 (3.33%) WPF
7 1 (3.33%) Sass
7 1 (3.33%) LAMP
7 1 (3.33%) .NET
7 1 (3.33%) J2EE
7 1 (3.33%) SOAP
7 1 (3.33%) Web Services
7 1 (3.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.67%) Client/Server
1 5 (16.67%) IVR
2 4 (13.33%) EFT
3 3 (10.00%) Enterprise Storage
4 2 (6.67%) Clustering
5 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
5 1 (3.33%) PKI
5 1 (3.33%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 19 (63.33%) UNIX
2 18 (60.00%) Linux
3 15 (50.00%) Windows
3 15 (50.00%) Solaris
4 10 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (13.33%) HPUX
7 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (10.00%) Windows 7
7 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (10.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 2 (6.67%) Mac OS
8 2 (6.67%) SUSE
9 1 (3.33%) Windows XP
9 1 (3.33%) AIX
9 1 (3.33%) openSUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (13.33%) ITIL
1 4 (13.33%) Migration
1 4 (13.33%) Penetration Testing
1 4 (13.33%) Incident Management
2 3 (10.00%) Capacity Management
2 3 (10.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 2 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (6.67%) Time Management
3 2 (6.67%) Email Marketing
3 2 (6.67%) Scrum
3 2 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (6.67%) TDD
4 1 (3.33%) OO
4 1 (3.33%) SOA
4 1 (3.33%) B2C
4 1 (3.33%) Configuration Management
4 1 (3.33%) MVC
4 1 (3.33%) Validation
4 1 (3.33%) Unit Testing
4 1 (3.33%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (30.00%) Perl
1 9 (30.00%) SQL
2 7 (23.33%) Java
2 7 (23.33%) Korn
3 6 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 5 (16.67%) PowerShell
5 3 (10.00%) ActionScript 2.0
5 3 (10.00%) Shell Script
5 3 (10.00%) C++
5 3 (10.00%) Bash Shell
5 3 (10.00%) C
5 3 (10.00%) ActionScript
6 2 (6.67%) Python
6 2 (6.67%) C#
6 2 (6.67%) Ruby
6 2 (6.67%) Bourne shell
7 1 (3.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (6.67%) HNC
1 2 (6.67%) MCSE
1 2 (6.67%) CCNA
1 2 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (6.67%) Security Cleared
1 2 (6.67%) RHCSA
2 1 (3.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (16.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 5 (16.67%) OpenSSH
2 2 (6.67%) VMware Workstation
2 2 (6.67%) NFS
2 2 (6.67%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.33%) Samba
3 1 (3.33%) Veritas File System
3 1 (3.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (3.33%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (3.33%) Cygwin
Systems Management
1 5 (16.67%) NetBackup
2 3 (10.00%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (6.67%) Nagios
3 2 (6.67%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 2 (6.67%) YaST
Vendors
1 14 (46.67%) Oracle
2 10 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 8 (26.67%) Sun
4 7 (23.33%) Microsoft
5 5 (16.67%) Veritas
5 5 (16.67%) Symantec
5 5 (16.67%) VMware
6 3 (10.00%) HP
7 2 (6.67%) Citrix
7 2 (6.67%) SAP
7 2 (6.67%) IBM
7 2 (6.67%) Altiris
7 2 (6.67%) 3PAR
7 2 (6.67%) Isilon
7 2 (6.67%) Remedy
8 1 (3.33%) Informatica