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 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Secure Shell (SSH)
South East / Berkshire
Rank 82 117 128
Rank change year-on-year +35 +11  
Contract jobs citing SSH 18 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.98% 0.20% 0.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.00% 0.81% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 2 4
Median daily rate £500 £508 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.47% +20.83%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £414 £502 £354
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £514 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £325 £388
% change year-on-year +46.15% -16.12%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £49.19 -

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 360 619 771
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 19.65% 25.20% 26.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 294 340
Median daily rate £416 £363 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.82% +20.83%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £253 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 18 16
Median hourly rate £13.00 £55.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -76.36% +52.77%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £22.50 £13.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.60 £63.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.85 £37.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year -38.24% +34.54%  

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SSH in Berkshire over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SSH in Berkshire

SSH
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SSH in Berkshire

SSH
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SSH within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 23 March 2017. 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 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
Reading +33 18 £500 -1.47% 1
SSH
South East

SSH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 26 (100.00%) Linux
2 24 (92.31%) Python
3 23 (88.46%) JavaScript
3 23 (88.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 23 (88.46%) Bash Shell
4 21 (80.77%) CentOS
4 21 (80.77%) Git (software)
4 21 (80.77%) SC Cleared
4 21 (80.77%) Security Cleared
4 21 (80.77%) Debian
4 21 (80.77%) Ubuntu
4 21 (80.77%) Java
4 21 (80.77%) Unix
4 21 (80.77%) HTTP
4 21 (80.77%) SELinux
5 19 (73.08%) Hadoop
5 19 (73.08%) DevOps
5 19 (73.08%) Ansible
5 19 (73.08%) Linux Command Line
6 18 (69.23%) Prototyping
6 18 (69.23%) TCP/IP
7 16 (61.54%) ICMP
8 11 (42.31%) Open Source
9 6 (23.08%) Open Source Development
10 5 (19.23%) Big Data
10 5 (19.23%) DNS
10 5 (19.23%) Microsoft
11 4 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
11 4 (15.38%) Web Services
12 3 (11.54%) Windows Server

SSH
Top Related 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (7.69%) Apache
1 2 (7.69%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (11.54%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (7.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (80.77%) HTTP
2 18 (69.23%) TCP/IP
3 16 (61.54%) ICMP
4 5 (19.23%) DNS
5 3 (11.54%) SMTP
6 2 (7.69%) FTP
6 2 (7.69%) HTTPS
6 2 (7.69%) Internet
6 2 (7.69%) SSL
6 2 (7.69%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (73.08%) Hadoop
2 5 (19.23%) Big Data
3 1 (3.85%) MySQL
3 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 21 (80.77%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (7.69%) Electronics
1 2 (7.69%) Finance
1 2 (7.69%) Manufacturing
1 2 (7.69%) Marketing
1 2 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (76.92%) Developer
2 10 (38.46%) DevOps Engineer
2 10 (38.46%) Java Developer
2 10 (38.46%) JavaScript Developer
2 10 (38.46%) Python Developer
3 9 (34.62%) Consultant
3 9 (34.62%) DevOps Consultant
3 9 (34.62%) Java Consultant
3 9 (34.62%) Java Engineer
3 9 (34.62%) JavaScript Engineer
4 7 (26.92%) Open Source Developer
5 4 (15.38%) Hadoop Consultant
5 4 (15.38%) Hadoop Developer
5 4 (15.38%) Hadoop Engineer
5 4 (15.38%) Java Hadoop Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Linux Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 2 (7.69%) Open Source Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) PowerShell Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (15.38%) Web Services
2 3 (11.54%) CGI
3 2 (7.69%) CSS
3 2 (7.69%) HTML
3 2 (7.69%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 19 (73.08%) Linux Command Line
2 3 (11.54%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 26 (100.00%) Linux
2 23 (88.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 21 (80.77%) CentOS
3 21 (80.77%) Debian
3 21 (80.77%) Ubuntu
3 21 (80.77%) Unix
4 3 (11.54%) Windows
4 3 (11.54%) Windows Server
4 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (73.08%) DevOps
2 18 (69.23%) Prototyping
3 11 (42.31%) Open Source
4 6 (23.08%) Open Source Development
5 3 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (11.54%) Load Balancing
5 3 (11.54%) Mentoring
5 3 (11.54%) Patch Management
5 3 (11.54%) Problem Management
5 3 (11.54%) Product Management
5 3 (11.54%) Scrum
6 2 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (7.69%) Digital Marketing
6 2 (7.69%) Programme Management
7 1 (3.85%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 24 (92.31%) Python
2 23 (88.46%) Bash Shell
2 23 (88.46%) JavaScript
3 21 (80.77%) Java
4 3 (11.54%) PowerShell
5 2 (7.69%) PHP
6 1 (3.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (80.77%) SC Cleared
1 21 (80.77%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.54%) QA
System Software
1 3 (11.54%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.85%) Xen
Systems Management
1 21 (80.77%) SELinux
2 19 (73.08%) Ansible
Vendors
1 5 (19.23%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.69%) Red Hat
2 2 (7.69%) SAP
3 1 (3.85%) VMware