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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SSH over the 3 months to 1 October 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Secure Shell (SSH)
Rank - 141 128
Contract jobs citing SSH 0 11 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West - 0.33% 0.47%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 2.37% 2.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 10 12
Median daily rate - £588 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +67.85%
UK excluding London median daily rate £488 £525 £350
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +50.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £49.19 £17.50 -
% change year-on-year
+181.08% -
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
373 464 565
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 13.60% 14.01% 16.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 209 229 354
Median daily rate £325 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £181 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £550 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £363 £347
% change year-on-year
- +4.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 42 34
Median hourly rate £42.50 £41.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +84.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £15.75 £14.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £49.19 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £21.01 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+38.06% -6.64%

SSH
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West region citing SSH as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 1 October 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SSH also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South West region with a requirement for SSH.

1 6 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (66.67%) Computer Science
3 3 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 3 (50.00%) Change Control
3 3 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 3 (50.00%) PuTTY
3 3 (50.00%) Ethernet
3 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (50.00%) Cisco
3 3 (50.00%) CCNP
3 3 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 3 (50.00%) BGP
3 3 (50.00%) EIGRP
3 3 (50.00%) OCX
3 3 (50.00%) Telnet
3 3 (50.00%) Firewall
3 3 (50.00%) Gigabit Ethernet
3 3 (50.00%) ITIL
3 3 (50.00%) Degree
3 3 (50.00%) Network Security
4 2 (33.33%) Kanban
4 2 (33.33%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (33.33%) Test Management
4 2 (33.33%) JIRA
4 2 (33.33%) Marketing
4 2 (33.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (33.33%) Scrum
4 2 (33.33%) Programme Management

SSH
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) Apache
1 1 (16.67%) CMS
1 1 (16.67%) Drupal
1 1 (16.67%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 2 (33.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) BGP
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
1 3 (50.00%) EIGRP
1 3 (50.00%) Ethernet
1 3 (50.00%) Firewall
1 3 (50.00%) Gigabit Ethernet
1 3 (50.00%) Network Security
1 3 (50.00%) PuTTY
1 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (50.00%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (33.33%) JIRA
2 2 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (33.33%) Zephyr
3 1 (16.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (16.67%) Cucumber
3 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
3 1 (16.67%) Maven
General
1 2 (33.33%) Electronics
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
1 2 (33.33%) Manufacturing
1 2 (33.33%) Marketing
1 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Firewall Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Drupal Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Full Stack Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Manual Tester
2 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) OCX
2 2 (33.33%) Gherkin
2 2 (33.33%) REST
2 2 (33.33%) SOAP
2 2 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (16.67%) CSS
3 1 (16.67%) CSS3
3 1 (16.67%) HTML
3 1 (16.67%) HTML5
3 1 (16.67%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (16.67%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Change Control
1 3 (50.00%) ITIL
1 3 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) BDD
2 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (33.33%) Data Transformation
2 2 (33.33%) Defect Management
2 2 (33.33%) Digital Marketing
2 2 (33.33%) Kanban
2 2 (33.33%) Programme Management
2 2 (33.33%) Scrum
2 2 (33.33%) Test Management
3 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Manual Testing
3 1 (16.67%) OOP
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) TDD
3 1 (16.67%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (16.67%) PHP
2 1 (16.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) CCNP
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (33.33%) CCIE
2 2 (33.33%) Check Point Certification
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (16.67%) CCSA
3 1 (16.67%) CCSE
3 1 (16.67%) ISEB
3 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
3 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) CheckPoint
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco
2 2 (33.33%) HP
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) SAP