The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 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 28 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.

Secure Shell (SSH)
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 56 54 -
Rank change year-on-year -2 -  
Contract jobs citing SSH 1 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.16% 0.30% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.11% 2.13% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £428 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £325 £375
% change year-on-year +46.15% -13.33%  
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 Birmingham with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Birmingham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 90 94 102
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 14.49% 14.01% 13.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 35 54
Median daily rate £375 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £210 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 5
Median hourly rate £14.00 £11.50 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.73% -55.76%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.14 £37.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -40.96% +25.00%  

SSH
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham 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 Birmingham

SSH
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SSH in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 28 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for SSH.

1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) SUSE
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Korn
2 1 (50.00%) Investment Management
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) Perl
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) Unix
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) AIX
2 1 (50.00%) Solaris
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) DHCP
2 1 (50.00%) FTP
2 1 (50.00%) RIP
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) SSL
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) CCNP
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) BMC

SSH
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) BGP
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (50.00%) DHCP
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) EIGRP
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) FTP
1 1 (50.00%) OSPF
1 1 (50.00%) RIP
1 1 (50.00%) SSL
1 1 (50.00%) TACACS
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (50.00%) VPN
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) AIX
2 1 (50.00%) Solaris
2 1 (50.00%) SUSE
2 1 (50.00%) Unix
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (50.00%) Investment Management
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) Korn
1 1 (50.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CCNP
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Control-M
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) BMC
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) VMware