The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for SSH skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SSH over the 3 months to 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Secure Shell (SSH)
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 118 109
Contract jobs citing SSH 0 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire - 0.084% 0.32%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.36% 1.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 5
Median daily rate - £288 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -32.35%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £379
% change year-on-year -6.25% +5.63%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.89 £49.19 £187.50
% change year-on-year -4.67% -73.76%  

SSH is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 370 560 600
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 20.25% 23.51% 24.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 249 243
Median daily rate £400 £365 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.58% +4.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £235 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £347
% change year-on-year +2.73% +5.04%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 25 27
Median hourly rate £13.50 £14.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.89% -59.72%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £14.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £45.00 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £32.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year -15.38% +25.00%  

SSH
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing SSH as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for SSH in Berkshire

SSH
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SSH in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for SSH in Berkshire

SSH
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SSH in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for SSH.

1 18 (100.00%) Linux
1 18 (100.00%) Python
2 15 (83.33%) Debian
2 15 (83.33%) Java
2 15 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 15 (83.33%) Unix
2 15 (83.33%) HTTP
2 15 (83.33%) Ubuntu
2 15 (83.33%) SC Cleared
2 15 (83.33%) Security Cleared
2 15 (83.33%) CentOS
2 15 (83.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 15 (83.33%) Git (software)
2 15 (83.33%) Bash Shell
2 15 (83.33%) Ansible
2 15 (83.33%) SELinux
3 14 (77.78%) Hadoop
3 14 (77.78%) Linux Command Line
4 12 (66.67%) ICMP
4 12 (66.67%) TCP/IP
4 12 (66.67%) Prototyping
4 12 (66.67%) DevOps
5 8 (44.44%) Open Source
6 6 (33.33%) Open Source Development
7 5 (27.78%) Big Data
8 3 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
8 3 (16.67%) Mentoring
8 3 (16.67%) Public Cloud
8 3 (16.67%) Patch Management
8 3 (16.67%) Windows Server

SSH
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (83.33%) HTTP
2 12 (66.67%) ICMP
2 12 (66.67%) TCP/IP
3 3 (16.67%) DNS
3 3 (16.67%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (77.78%) Hadoop
2 5 (27.78%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 15 (83.33%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 14 (77.78%) Developer
2 11 (61.11%) DevOps Developer
3 7 (38.89%) DevOps Engineer
4 6 (33.33%) Consultant
4 6 (33.33%) DevOps Consultant
4 6 (33.33%) Java Consultant
4 6 (33.33%) Java Developer
4 6 (33.33%) Java Engineer
4 6 (33.33%) JavaScript Developer
4 6 (33.33%) JavaScript Engineer
4 6 (33.33%) Open Source Developer
4 6 (33.33%) Python Developer
5 3 (16.67%) Hadoop Consultant
5 3 (16.67%) Hadoop Developer
5 3 (16.67%) Hadoop Engineer
5 3 (16.67%) Java Hadoop Developer
6 2 (11.11%) Linux Developer
6 2 (11.11%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 2 (11.11%) Open Source Engineer
7 1 (5.56%) AWS Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) CGI
1 3 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (77.78%) Linux Command Line
2 3 (16.67%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 18 (100.00%) Linux
2 15 (83.33%) CentOS
2 15 (83.33%) Debian
2 15 (83.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 15 (83.33%) Ubuntu
2 15 (83.33%) Unix
3 3 (16.67%) Windows
3 3 (16.67%) Windows Server
3 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (66.67%) DevOps
1 12 (66.67%) Prototyping
2 8 (44.44%) Open Source
3 6 (33.33%) Open Source Development
4 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (16.67%) Load Balancing
4 3 (16.67%) Mentoring
4 3 (16.67%) Patch Management
4 3 (16.67%) Problem Management
4 3 (16.67%) Product Management
4 3 (16.67%) Scrum
4 3 (16.67%) Task Automation
5 1 (5.56%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (5.56%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 18 (100.00%) Python
2 15 (83.33%) Bash Shell
2 15 (83.33%) Java
2 15 (83.33%) JavaScript
3 3 (16.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 15 (83.33%) SC Cleared
1 15 (83.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 3 (16.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 15 (83.33%) Ansible
1 15 (83.33%) SELinux
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft