The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the South West region.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Secure Shell (SSH)
Rank 124 - 126
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SSH 12 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.42% - 0.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.13% - 1.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 0 5
Average daily rate
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£500 - £225
90% offered a daily rate of more than £339 - £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 - £345
UK excluding London average daily rate £354 £250 £244
% change year-on-year
+41.60% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.50 £67.50
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -51.85%
Communications & Networking Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
384 298 419
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 13.59% 14.18% 13.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 232 159 186
Average daily rate £375 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £205 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 24 46
Average hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £24.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -13.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.97 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £43.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £24.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-22.44% -2.00%
SSH
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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 11 July 2014.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 23 (85.19%) Linux
2 19 (70.37%) Perl
3 18 (66.67%) PostgreSQL
4 17 (62.96%) Windows
5 16 (59.26%) Python
6 15 (55.56%) SNMP
7 14 (51.85%) OO
7 14 (51.85%) Apache
7 14 (51.85%) MySQL
7 14 (51.85%) Problem Management
7 14 (51.85%) Open Source
7 14 (51.85%) Bash Shell
8 13 (48.15%) DevOps
9 6 (22.22%) UNIX
10 5 (18.52%) Solaris
10 5 (18.52%) Oracle
10 5 (18.52%) FTP
10 5 (18.52%) NFS
10 5 (18.52%) DNS
10 5 (18.52%) Sun
10 5 (18.52%) Red Hat
10 5 (18.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (14.81%) Mac OS
11 4 (14.81%) VMware Infrastructure
11 4 (14.81%) HTML5
11 4 (14.81%) Heroku
11 4 (14.81%) Cucumber
11 4 (14.81%) MongoDB
11 4 (14.81%) Amazon S3
11 4 (14.81%) RSpec

SSH
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 14 (51.85%) Apache
2 2 (7.41%) MS Exchange
2 2 (7.41%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 4 (14.81%) Photoshop
1 4 (14.81%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.81%) Amazon S3
1 4 (14.81%) Heroku
1 4 (14.81%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 15 (55.56%) SNMP
2 5 (18.52%) FTP
2 5 (18.52%) DNS
3 2 (7.41%) SAN
3 2 (7.41%) NAS
3 2 (7.41%) DHCP
3 2 (7.41%) TCP/IP
4 1 (3.70%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (66.67%) PostgreSQL
2 14 (51.85%) MySQL
3 4 (14.81%) MongoDB
4 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (14.81%) RSpec
1 4 (14.81%) Cucumber
1 4 (14.81%) Karma Test Runner
1 4 (14.81%) Sublime Text
General
1 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (62.96%) Developer
2 14 (51.85%) Python Developer
3 13 (48.15%) DevOps Engineer
4 8 (29.63%) Administrator
5 7 (25.93%) Linux Engineer
6 5 (18.52%) Linux Administrator
7 3 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
8 2 (7.41%) Systems Engineer
8 2 (7.41%) Ruby Developer
8 2 (7.41%) UNIX Administrator
9 1 (3.70%) UNIX Specialist
9 1 (3.70%) Server Administrator
9 1 (3.70%) Solaris Administrator
9 1 (3.70%) Software Engineer
9 1 (3.70%) UNIX Systems Administrator
9 1 (3.70%) Network Engineer
9 1 (3.70%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.81%) HTML
1 4 (14.81%) CSS
1 4 (14.81%) Ruby on Rails
1 4 (14.81%) HTML5
1 4 (14.81%) Backbone.js
1 4 (14.81%) AngularJS
2 2 (7.41%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 14 (51.85%) Open Source
2 2 (7.41%) Digital Media
2 2 (7.41%) CLARiiON
2 2 (7.41%) Celerra
Operating Systems
1 23 (85.19%) Linux
2 17 (62.96%) Windows
3 6 (22.22%) UNIX
4 5 (18.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (18.52%) Solaris
5 4 (14.81%) Mac OS
6 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (51.85%) OO
1 14 (51.85%) Problem Management
2 13 (48.15%) DevOps
3 4 (14.81%) Scrum
3 4 (14.81%) TDD
4 3 (11.11%) ITIL
4 3 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (11.11%) Migration
4 3 (11.11%) Server Monitoring
5 2 (7.41%) Software Deployment
5 2 (7.41%) Service Delivery
5 2 (7.41%) Change Management
5 2 (7.41%) Load Balancing
6 1 (3.70%) Software Engineering
6 1 (3.70%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 19 (70.37%) Perl
2 16 (59.26%) Python
3 14 (51.85%) Bash Shell
4 4 (14.81%) Ruby
4 4 (14.81%) JavaScript
5 2 (7.41%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.70%) CCNP
2 1 (3.70%) CCNA
2 1 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 5 (18.52%) NFS
2 4 (14.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (7.41%) vSphere
3 2 (7.41%) Active Directory
3 2 (7.41%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) NetBackup
1 2 (7.41%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 5 (18.52%) Oracle
1 5 (18.52%) Sun
1 5 (18.52%) Red Hat
2 4 (14.81%) VMware
3 3 (11.11%) NetApp
3 3 (11.11%) StorageTek
4 2 (7.41%) HP
4 2 (7.41%) EMC
5 1 (3.70%) Cisco