The table below looks at the statistics for SSH skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SSH over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Secure Shell (SSH)
Rank 143 148 124
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -24
Contract jobs citing SSH 1 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.034% 0.031% 0.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.24% 0.24% 1.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
Average daily rate £313 - £295
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.00 £30.00 -
% change year-on-year
-60.00% -
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 West region.

Communications & Networking Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
412 424 347
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 13.83% 13.15% 13.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 268 215 171
Average daily rate £351 £375 £327
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.53% +14.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £215 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £495 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 36 17
Average hourly rate £27.50 £24.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.58% +23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.15 £13.90 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £44.00 £30.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

SSH
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SSH across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

SSH Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

SSH
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SSH across the South West region.

SSH Daily Rate Trend in the South West

SSH
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SSH across the South West region.

SSH Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

SSH
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 10 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Wiltshire - 1 £313 -
SSH
England

SSH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 7 (77.78%) Cisco
1 7 (77.78%) Firewall
2 6 (66.67%) DHCP
2 6 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (66.67%) BGP
3 5 (55.56%) OSPF
3 5 (55.56%) Ethernet
3 5 (55.56%) IPsec
4 4 (44.44%) Blue Coat
4 4 (44.44%) Intel Security
4 4 (44.44%) Wireless
4 4 (44.44%) Load Balancing
4 4 (44.44%) Computer Science
4 4 (44.44%) IronPort
4 4 (44.44%) CCIE
4 4 (44.44%) LAN
4 4 (44.44%) Intel
4 4 (44.44%) Juniper
4 4 (44.44%) Degree
4 4 (44.44%) Network Security
4 4 (44.44%) Junos
4 4 (44.44%) F5
4 4 (44.44%) High Availability
4 4 (44.44%) Cisco ISE
4 4 (44.44%) Kalman Filter
4 4 (44.44%) Spanning Tree
5 3 (33.33%) Data Centre
5 3 (33.33%) 802.1X
5 3 (33.33%) Information Security
5 3 (33.33%) PuTTY

SSH
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 2 (22.22%) Confluence
1 2 (22.22%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (22.22%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (77.78%) Firewall
2 6 (66.67%) BGP
2 6 (66.67%) DHCP
3 5 (55.56%) Ethernet
3 5 (55.56%) IPsec
3 5 (55.56%) OSPF
4 4 (44.44%) Cisco ISE
4 4 (44.44%) Junos
4 4 (44.44%) LAN
4 4 (44.44%) Network Security
4 4 (44.44%) Spanning Tree
4 4 (44.44%) Wireless
5 3 (33.33%) GLBP
5 3 (33.33%) HSRP
5 3 (33.33%) PuTTY
5 3 (33.33%) RIP
5 3 (33.33%) SNMP
5 3 (33.33%) SSL
5 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP
5 3 (33.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) MariaDB
1 2 (22.22%) MongoDB
1 2 (22.22%) MySQL
1 2 (22.22%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (22.22%) GitLab
1 2 (22.22%) Jenkins
1 2 (22.22%) JIRA
1 2 (22.22%) RSpec
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Architect
1 4 (44.44%) Security Architect
2 3 (33.33%) Firewall Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Network Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) DevOps Systems Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco Security Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Juniper Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) 802.1X
2 2 (22.22%) LEMP Stack
2 2 (22.22%) MCollective
2 2 (22.22%) REST
2 2 (22.22%) Web Services
3 1 (11.11%) OCX
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Computer Science
2 3 (33.33%) Data Centre
3 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Linux
2 2 (22.22%) CoreOS
2 2 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (22.22%) SmartOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) High Availability
1 4 (44.44%) Kalman Filter
1 4 (44.44%) Load Balancing
2 3 (33.33%) Information Security
3 2 (22.22%) Capacity Management
3 2 (22.22%) Configuration Management
3 2 (22.22%) DevOps
3 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (22.22%) Network Management
3 2 (22.22%) Network Planning
3 2 (22.22%) Open Source
3 2 (22.22%) Performance Analysis
3 2 (22.22%) SOA
3 2 (22.22%) Time Management
4 1 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (11.11%) Change Control
4 1 (11.11%) ITIL
4 1 (11.11%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) Python
1 2 (22.22%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (44.44%) CCIE
2 4 (44.44%) Degree
3 3 (33.33%) CCNP
3 3 (33.33%) Check Point Certification
3 3 (33.33%) CISSP
3 3 (33.33%) JNCIE
4 1 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Btrfs
1 2 (22.22%) Docker
1 2 (22.22%) iptables
1 2 (22.22%) KVM
1 2 (22.22%) LXC
1 2 (22.22%) Snort
1 2 (22.22%) Squid
1 2 (22.22%) Varnish
1 2 (22.22%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) Ansible
1 2 (22.22%) CFEngine
1 2 (22.22%) HAProxy
1 2 (22.22%) Kubernetes
1 2 (22.22%) Nessus
1 2 (22.22%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (22.22%) Puppet
1 2 (22.22%) systemd
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Cisco
2 4 (44.44%) Blue Coat
2 4 (44.44%) F5
2 4 (44.44%) Intel
2 4 (44.44%) Intel Security
2 4 (44.44%) IronPort
2 4 (44.44%) Juniper
3 3 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 3 (33.33%) Remedy
4 2 (22.22%) Red Hat
4 2 (22.22%) SaltStack
4 2 (22.22%) VMware