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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Secure Shell (SSH)
Rank 137 131 107
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -24
Contract jobs citing SSH 11 12 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.32% 0.37% 0.045%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.37% 2.39% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 9 0
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£588 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+67.85% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £520 £338 £308
% change year-on-year
+54.07% +9.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 - £32.50
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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
465 502 269
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 13.71% 15.54% 12.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 254 307 136
Average daily rate £400 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £200 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £480 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 27 28
Average hourly rate £42.46 £22.50 £19.65
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+88.71% +14.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.75 £14.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.05 £134.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-4.33% -4.25%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SSH across the South West region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015.

SSH Daily Rate Histogram 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 1 September 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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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
Bristol - 6 £600 -
Wiltshire -6 5 £475 +35.71%
SSH
England

SSH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 11 (84.62%) DHCP
2 10 (76.92%) OSPF
3 9 (69.23%) IPsec
4 7 (53.85%) Load Balancing
5 6 (46.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (46.15%) JIRA
5 6 (46.15%) Open Source
5 6 (46.15%) Confluence
5 6 (46.15%) F5
5 6 (46.15%) REST
5 6 (46.15%) DevOps
5 6 (46.15%) Spanning Tree
5 6 (46.15%) Firewall
5 6 (46.15%) VMware
5 6 (46.15%) Wireless
5 6 (46.15%) Juniper
5 6 (46.15%) Red Hat
5 6 (46.15%) Configuration Management
5 6 (46.15%) Ethernet
5 6 (46.15%) LAN
5 6 (46.15%) Cisco
5 6 (46.15%) Web Services
5 6 (46.15%) Linux
6 5 (38.46%) Python
6 5 (38.46%) MySQL
6 5 (38.46%) IPv6
6 5 (38.46%) SOA
6 5 (38.46%) Intel
6 5 (38.46%) RIP
6 5 (38.46%) SNMP

SSH
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 6 (46.15%) Confluence
2 5 (38.46%) nginx
3 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
3 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (30.77%) MS Visio
1 4 (30.77%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (38.46%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (84.62%) DHCP
2 10 (76.92%) OSPF
3 9 (69.23%) IPsec
4 6 (46.15%) Spanning Tree
4 6 (46.15%) Firewall
4 6 (46.15%) Wireless
4 6 (46.15%) Ethernet
4 6 (46.15%) LAN
5 5 (38.46%) RIP
5 5 (38.46%) SNMP
5 5 (38.46%) DNS
5 5 (38.46%) VRRP
5 5 (38.46%) BGP
5 5 (38.46%) IPv6
5 5 (38.46%) MPLS
5 5 (38.46%) Junos
5 5 (38.46%) OpenVPN
5 5 (38.46%) HSRP
5 5 (38.46%) GLBP
5 5 (38.46%) Cisco ISE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (38.46%) PostgreSQL
1 5 (38.46%) MongoDB
1 5 (38.46%) MariaDB
1 5 (38.46%) MySQL
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) RDBMS
2 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (46.15%) JIRA
2 5 (38.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 5 (38.46%) RSpec
2 5 (38.46%) Jenkins
2 5 (38.46%) GitLab
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Architect
2 5 (38.46%) Systems Engineer
3 4 (30.77%) Security Architect
4 2 (15.38%) Network Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Configuration Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (46.15%) Web Services
1 6 (46.15%) REST
2 5 (38.46%) MCollective
2 5 (38.46%) 802.1X
3 1 (7.69%) XML
3 1 (7.69%) Ajax
3 1 (7.69%) HTML
3 1 (7.69%) CSS
3 1 (7.69%) JDBC
3 1 (7.69%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Computer Science
1 5 (38.46%) Data Centre
2 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
3 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) Linux
1 6 (46.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (38.46%) SmartOS
2 5 (38.46%) CoreOS
3 1 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Load Balancing
2 6 (46.15%) Open Source
2 6 (46.15%) DevOps
2 6 (46.15%) Configuration Management
3 5 (38.46%) SOA
3 5 (38.46%) Kalman Filter
4 4 (30.77%) Capacity Management
4 4 (30.77%) Time Management
4 4 (30.77%) Information Security
4 4 (30.77%) Network Planning
5 2 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (15.38%) Network Management
5 2 (15.38%) Performance Analysis
6 1 (7.69%) ITIL V3
6 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (7.69%) Network Design
6 1 (7.69%) ITIL
6 1 (7.69%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) Python
1 5 (38.46%) Ruby
2 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
2 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) Degree
2 4 (30.77%) CCIE
2 4 (30.77%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (23.08%) CISSP
3 3 (23.08%) JNCIE
4 1 (7.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (7.69%) CCNP
4 1 (7.69%) CCDP
System Software
1 5 (38.46%) Snort
1 5 (38.46%) Squid
1 5 (38.46%) Varnish
1 5 (38.46%) vCloud
1 5 (38.46%) KVM
1 5 (38.46%) Docker
1 5 (38.46%) LXC
1 5 (38.46%) iptables
1 5 (38.46%) Btrfs
2 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.69%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 5 (38.46%) Puppet
1 5 (38.46%) CFEngine
1 5 (38.46%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (38.46%) Nessus
1 5 (38.46%) HAProxy
1 5 (38.46%) Ansible
1 5 (38.46%) systemd
1 5 (38.46%) Kubernetes
2 1 (7.69%) logstash
2 1 (7.69%) ZABBIX
2 1 (7.69%) Zenoss
2 1 (7.69%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Cisco
1 6 (46.15%) Juniper
1 6 (46.15%) Red Hat
1 6 (46.15%) VMware
1 6 (46.15%) F5
2 5 (38.46%) IronPort
2 5 (38.46%) McAfee
2 5 (38.46%) SaltStack
2 5 (38.46%) Blue Coat
2 5 (38.46%) Intel
3 4 (30.77%) Remedy
4 1 (7.69%) Brocade
4 1 (7.69%) BMC
4 1 (7.69%) CA
4 1 (7.69%) Riverbed
4 1 (7.69%) Splunk