The table below looks at the statistics for SSH skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SSH over the 3 months to 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Secure Shell (SSH)
Rank 126 118 109
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -9
Contract jobs citing SSH 5 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.18% 0.20% 0.085%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.39% 1.47% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £375 - £360
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £475 £375
% change year-on-year
-18.42% +26.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £22.60 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- -24.68%
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 West Midlands region.

Communications & Networking Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
360 339 357
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 13.10% 13.27% 15.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 185 162 188
Median daily rate £400 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £173 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £475 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 27 31
Median hourly rate £15.71 £14.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.36% -27.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.18 £10.89 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £34.86 £29.08
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.69
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -0.83%

SSH
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing SSH as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

SSH Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

SSH
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SSH across the West Midlands region.

SSH Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

SSH
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SSH across the West Midlands region.

SSH Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

SSH
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SSH within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 8 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Solihull - 3 - - 2
Birmingham -13 1 - -
Coventry - 1 £375 -
SSH
England

SSH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for SSH.

1 4 (57.14%) DNS
1 4 (57.14%) SSL
2 3 (42.86%) Juniper
2 3 (42.86%) CheckPoint
2 3 (42.86%) VPN
2 3 (42.86%) LAN
2 3 (42.86%) DHCP
2 3 (42.86%) Linux
2 3 (42.86%) Firewall
2 3 (42.86%) IPsec
2 3 (42.86%) VLAN
2 3 (42.86%) Fortinet
2 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
2 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 3 (42.86%) Network Security
2 3 (42.86%) F5
2 3 (42.86%) Palo Alto
2 3 (42.86%) Security Operations
2 3 (42.86%) Security Operations Centre
3 2 (28.57%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) Scrum
3 2 (28.57%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (28.57%) Shell Script
3 2 (28.57%) Telnet
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle
3 2 (28.57%) Java
4 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 1 (14.29%) Perl
4 1 (14.29%) SQL

SSH
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 (14.29%) Apache
1 1 (14.29%) Confluence
1 1 (14.29%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (14.29%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) HipChat
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) DNS
1 4 (57.14%) SSL
2 3 (42.86%) DHCP
2 3 (42.86%) Firewall
2 3 (42.86%) IPsec
2 3 (42.86%) LAN
2 3 (42.86%) Network Security
2 3 (42.86%) VLAN
2 3 (42.86%) VPN
3 2 (28.57%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (28.57%) Telnet
4 1 (14.29%) Broadband
4 1 (14.29%) Ethernet
4 1 (14.29%) FTP
4 1 (14.29%) OpenLDAP
4 1 (14.29%) OpenVPN
4 1 (14.29%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (14.29%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Hadoop
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (14.29%) RDBMS
1 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Ant
1 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
1 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
1 1 (14.29%) JIRA
1 1 (14.29%) JIRA Agile
1 1 (14.29%) JUnit
1 1 (14.29%) Liquibase
1 1 (14.29%) Maven
1 1 (14.29%) SonarQube
1 1 (14.29%) Sonatype Nexus
1 1 (14.29%) Toad
General
1 1 (14.29%) Banking
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Firewall Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Java Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Design Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Developer
2 1 (14.29%) DevOps Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Java Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Lead DevOps
2 1 (14.29%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Agile Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Agile Java Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Java Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Test Automation Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) ELK Stack
1 1 (14.29%) Hibernate
1 1 (14.29%) JDBC
1 1 (14.29%) JMX
1 1 (14.29%) JSP
1 1 (14.29%) MCollective
1 1 (14.29%) REST
1 1 (14.29%) Servlets
1 1 (14.29%) SOAP
1 1 (14.29%) Software Packaging
1 1 (14.29%) Spring
1 1 (14.29%) Struts
1 1 (14.29%) Swing
1 1 (14.29%) SWT
1 1 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Security Operations Centre
2 1 (14.29%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (14.29%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) AIX
2 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Solaris
2 1 (14.29%) SUSE
2 1 (14.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Security Operations
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (28.57%) Scrum
3 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (14.29%) DevOps
3 1 (14.29%) Identity Management
3 1 (14.29%) Investment Management
3 1 (14.29%) OO
3 1 (14.29%) Service Management
3 1 (14.29%) Software Delivery
3 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
3 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
3 1 (14.29%) UML
3 1 (14.29%) Validation
3 1 (14.29%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) Java
1 2 (28.57%) Shell Script
2 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
2 1 (14.29%) Korn
2 1 (14.29%) Perl
2 1 (14.29%) Python
2 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
1 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Docker
1 1 (14.29%) Postfix
1 1 (14.29%) Squid
1 1 (14.29%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Ansible
1 1 (14.29%) Consul
1 1 (14.29%) Control-M
1 1 (14.29%) Kibana
1 1 (14.29%) Kubernetes
1 1 (14.29%) logstash
1 1 (14.29%) Packer
1 1 (14.29%) Puppet
1 1 (14.29%) Rancher
1 1 (14.29%) Terraform
1 1 (14.29%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) CheckPoint
1 3 (42.86%) F5
1 3 (42.86%) Fortinet
1 3 (42.86%) Juniper
1 3 (42.86%) Palo Alto
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle
3 1 (14.29%) AppDynamics
3 1 (14.29%) BMC
3 1 (14.29%) Sonatype
3 1 (14.29%) VMware