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 18 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Secure Shell (SSH)
Rank 150 108 126
Rank change year-on-year
-42 +18
Contract jobs citing SSH 3 10 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.091% 0.42% 0.037%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.63% 3.17% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 1
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£375 £298 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.05% -30.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £298 £300
% change year-on-year
+26.05% -0.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £10.00 -
% change year-on-year
+200.00% -
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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
475 315 374
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 14.41% 13.38% 13.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 261 156 190
Average daily rate £338 £300 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £175 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £450 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 35 38
Average hourly rate £23.50 £20.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.63% -41.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.50 £13.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £34.50 £190.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £20.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+14.63% -2.38%

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 18 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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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
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SSH
England

SSH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 17 (100.00%) Linux
2 13 (76.47%) HTML
2 13 (76.47%) JavaScript
2 13 (76.47%) CSS
3 9 (52.94%) NFS
3 9 (52.94%) Ruby
4 8 (47.06%) Ruby on Rails
4 8 (47.06%) Korn
4 8 (47.06%) Mac OS
4 8 (47.06%) Amazon S3
4 8 (47.06%) RSpec
4 8 (47.06%) Bash Shell
4 8 (47.06%) Scrum
4 8 (47.06%) Adobe Illustrator
4 8 (47.06%) Migration
4 8 (47.06%) PostgreSQL
4 8 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (47.06%) TDD
4 8 (47.06%) DNS
4 8 (47.06%) SQL
4 8 (47.06%) Photoshop
4 8 (47.06%) UNIX
4 8 (47.06%) HTML5
4 8 (47.06%) Heroku
4 8 (47.06%) Cucumber
4 8 (47.06%) MongoDB
4 8 (47.06%) Backbone.js
4 8 (47.06%) GitHub
4 8 (47.06%) AngularJS
4 8 (47.06%) Karma Test Runner

SSH
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 7 (41.18%) Apache
2 1 (5.88%) OpenStack
Applications
1 8 (47.06%) Adobe Illustrator
1 8 (47.06%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 8 (47.06%) Amazon S3
1 8 (47.06%) Heroku
1 8 (47.06%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 8 (47.06%) DNS
2 7 (41.18%) HTTPS
3 5 (29.41%) PuTTY
3 5 (29.41%) SAN
4 1 (5.88%) SMTP
4 1 (5.88%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (47.06%) PostgreSQL
1 8 (47.06%) MongoDB
2 7 (41.18%) Relational Database
2 7 (41.18%) RDBMS
3 6 (35.29%) Ingres
4 5 (29.41%) JasperReports
Development Applications
1 8 (47.06%) RSpec
1 8 (47.06%) Cucumber
1 8 (47.06%) Karma Test Runner
1 8 (47.06%) Sublime Text
2 5 (29.41%) PHPUnit
General
1 5 (29.41%) Retail
2 4 (23.53%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) Developer
2 5 (29.41%) Applications Developer
3 4 (23.53%) Architect
3 4 (23.53%) Software Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) Linux Administrator
4 3 (17.65%) Applications Architect
4 3 (17.65%) Ruby Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 2 (11.76%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (11.76%) Lead Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Administrator
6 1 (5.88%) Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Technical Administrator
6 1 (5.88%) UNIX Systems Administrator
6 1 (5.88%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) UNIX Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (76.47%) HTML
1 13 (76.47%) CSS
2 8 (47.06%) Ruby on Rails
2 8 (47.06%) HTML5
2 8 (47.06%) Backbone.js
2 8 (47.06%) AngularJS
3 6 (35.29%) JDBC
3 6 (35.29%) Laravel
4 5 (29.41%) Web Services
4 5 (29.41%) CGI
4 5 (29.41%) DAO
4 5 (29.41%) Hibernate
5 3 (17.65%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 7 (41.18%) Clustering
2 5 (29.41%) N-Tier
3 2 (11.76%) Digital Media
4 1 (5.88%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 17 (100.00%) Linux
2 8 (47.06%) Mac OS
2 8 (47.06%) UNIX
3 7 (41.18%) VMS
4 5 (29.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) Scrum
1 8 (47.06%) Migration
1 8 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (47.06%) TDD
2 7 (41.18%) OO
2 7 (41.18%) Validation
3 6 (35.29%) Configuration Management
3 6 (35.29%) Change Control
4 5 (29.41%) MVC
4 5 (29.41%) Business Continuity
5 4 (23.53%) Software Engineering
6 3 (17.65%) Enterprise Architecture
7 1 (5.88%) Problem Management
7 1 (5.88%) Capacity Management
7 1 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (5.88%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 13 (76.47%) JavaScript
2 9 (52.94%) Ruby
3 8 (47.06%) Korn
3 8 (47.06%) Bash Shell
3 8 (47.06%) SQL
4 7 (41.18%) Perl
4 7 (41.18%) PHP
5 5 (29.41%) Java
6 1 (5.88%) Python
6 1 (5.88%) AWK
System Software
1 9 (52.94%) NFS
2 7 (41.18%) Active Directory
2 7 (41.18%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 7 (41.18%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (35.29%) Puppet
2 1 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (5.88%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 7 (41.18%) VMware