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 30 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Secure Shell (SSH)
Rank 121 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SSH 13 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.42% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.96% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 13 0 0
Average daily rate
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£413 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £225 £360
% change year-on-year
+55.55% -37.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £32.50 £67.50
% change year-on-year
- -51.85%
Communications & Networking Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
439 292 444
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 14.32% 13.63% 14.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 258 148 195
Average daily rate £375 £313 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £198 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £497 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 28 53
Average hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -26.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £15.80 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £41.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +2.00%
SSH
England

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 30 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
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 30 July 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
Wiltshire - 8 £350 -
SSH
England

SSH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 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 26 (89.66%) Linux
2 22 (75.86%) PostgreSQL
3 18 (62.07%) Perl
4 17 (58.62%) Windows
5 15 (51.72%) Python
6 14 (48.28%) OO
6 14 (48.28%) Apache
6 14 (48.28%) MySQL
6 14 (48.28%) SNMP
6 14 (48.28%) Problem Management
6 14 (48.28%) Open Source
6 14 (48.28%) Bash Shell
7 13 (44.83%) DevOps
8 8 (27.59%) Karma Test Runner
8 8 (27.59%) Sublime Text
8 8 (27.59%) Backbone.js
8 8 (27.59%) GitHub
8 8 (27.59%) AngularJS
8 8 (27.59%) HTML5
8 8 (27.59%) Heroku
8 8 (27.59%) Cucumber
8 8 (27.59%) MongoDB
8 8 (27.59%) Amazon S3
8 8 (27.59%) RSpec
8 8 (27.59%) Mac OS
8 8 (27.59%) Ruby
8 8 (27.59%) Ruby on Rails
8 8 (27.59%) Scrum
8 8 (27.59%) Adobe Illustrator
8 8 (27.59%) TDD

SSH
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 (48.28%) Apache
2 2 (6.90%) MS Exchange
2 2 (6.90%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 8 (27.59%) Adobe Illustrator
1 8 (27.59%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 8 (27.59%) GitHub
1 8 (27.59%) Heroku
1 8 (27.59%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 14 (48.28%) SNMP
2 4 (13.79%) FTP
2 4 (13.79%) DNS
3 1 (3.45%) NAS
3 1 (3.45%) SAN
3 1 (3.45%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.45%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (75.86%) PostgreSQL
2 14 (48.28%) MySQL
3 8 (27.59%) MongoDB
4 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (27.59%) Karma Test Runner
1 8 (27.59%) Sublime Text
1 8 (27.59%) Cucumber
1 8 (27.59%) RSpec
Job Titles
1 18 (62.07%) Developer
2 14 (48.28%) Python Developer
3 13 (44.83%) DevOps Engineer
4 8 (27.59%) Administrator
5 6 (20.69%) Linux Engineer
6 5 (17.24%) Linux Administrator
7 4 (13.79%) Software Engineer
8 3 (10.34%) Ruby Developer
8 3 (10.34%) Systems Administrator
9 2 (6.90%) UNIX Administrator
10 1 (3.45%) Solaris Administrator
10 1 (3.45%) UNIX Specialist
10 1 (3.45%) Server Administrator
10 1 (3.45%) UNIX Systems Administrator
10 1 (3.45%) Systems Engineer
10 1 (3.45%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (27.59%) Backbone.js
1 8 (27.59%) AngularJS
1 8 (27.59%) HTML5
1 8 (27.59%) Ruby on Rails
1 8 (27.59%) HTML
1 8 (27.59%) CSS
2 3 (10.34%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 14 (48.28%) Open Source
2 2 (6.90%) Digital Media
3 1 (3.45%) Celerra
3 1 (3.45%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 26 (89.66%) Linux
2 17 (58.62%) Windows
3 8 (27.59%) Mac OS
4 5 (17.24%) UNIX
5 4 (13.79%) Solaris
5 4 (13.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (48.28%) OO
1 14 (48.28%) Problem Management
2 13 (44.83%) DevOps
3 8 (27.59%) Scrum
3 8 (27.59%) TDD
4 4 (13.79%) Software Engineering
5 3 (10.34%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (10.34%) Migration
5 3 (10.34%) ITIL
5 3 (10.34%) Server Monitoring
6 2 (6.90%) Service Delivery
6 2 (6.90%) Change Management
6 2 (6.90%) Load Balancing
7 1 (3.45%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 18 (62.07%) Perl
2 15 (51.72%) Python
3 14 (48.28%) Bash Shell
4 8 (27.59%) Ruby
4 8 (27.59%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.45%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (6.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 4 (13.79%) NFS
2 3 (10.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (6.90%) Terminal Services
3 2 (6.90%) Active Directory
4 1 (3.45%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) NetBackup
1 1 (3.45%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 4 (13.79%) Oracle
1 4 (13.79%) Sun
1 4 (13.79%) Red Hat
2 3 (10.34%) VMware
2 3 (10.34%) NetApp
2 3 (10.34%) StorageTek
3 1 (3.45%) HP
3 1 (3.45%) EMC