Period
to 19 November 2017

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 6 months to 19 November 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
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 87 101 80
Rank change year-on-year +14 -21 -
Contract jobs citing SSH 12 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.77% 0.13% 0.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.46% 0.94% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 0
Birmingham median daily rate £413 - -
West Midlands median daily rate £413 £375 -
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Birmingham median hourly rate - - £17.50
West Midlands median hourly rate - £40.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year - +128.57% -

SSH is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Birmingham
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 269 212 182
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 17.30% 13.94% 13.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 196 135 114
Birmingham median daily rate £350 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +23.08% -7.14%
10th Percentile £154 £205 £168
90th Percentile £494 £533 £488
West Midlands median daily rate £375 £381 £350
% change year-on-year -1.64% +8.93% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 15
Birmingham median hourly rate £13.75 £15.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.33% -3.23% -13.89%
10th Percentile £9.98 £10.69 £10.73
90th Percentile £31.10 £26.00 £20.85
West Midlands median hourly rate £22.49 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +4.60% +22.86% -12.50%

SSH
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing SSH as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

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 19 November 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 12 (100.00%) DNS
2 7 (58.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (58.33%) SC Cleared
2 7 (58.33%) Security Cleared
3 6 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
3 6 (50.00%) CentOS
3 6 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 6 (50.00%) ZABBIX
3 6 (50.00%) OpenLDAP
3 6 (50.00%) Postfix
3 6 (50.00%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (50.00%) Amazon S3
3 6 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (50.00%) Bash Shell
3 6 (50.00%) Confluence
3 6 (50.00%) Puppet
3 6 (50.00%) OpenVPN
3 6 (50.00%) REST
3 6 (50.00%) vCloud
3 6 (50.00%) Bitbucket
3 6 (50.00%) Jenkins
3 6 (50.00%) Amazon ELB
3 6 (50.00%) Amazon RDS
3 6 (50.00%) Elasticsearch
3 6 (50.00%) MCollective
3 6 (50.00%) Ansible
3 6 (50.00%) Docker
3 6 (50.00%) logstash
3 6 (50.00%) DevOps
3 6 (50.00%) Kibana

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:

Application Platforms
1 6 (50.00%) Apache
1 6 (50.00%) Confluence
1 6 (50.00%) Elasticsearch
1 6 (50.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 6 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (50.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
1 6 (50.00%) Amazon EC2
1 6 (50.00%) Amazon ELB
1 6 (50.00%) Amazon S3
1 6 (50.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 12 (100.00%) DNS
2 6 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 6 (50.00%) DHCP
2 6 (50.00%) Firewall
2 6 (50.00%) HTTP
2 6 (50.00%) IPsec
2 6 (50.00%) LAN
2 6 (50.00%) OpenLDAP
2 6 (50.00%) OpenVPN
2 6 (50.00%) SNMP
2 6 (50.00%) VPN
3 4 (33.33%) HSRP
3 4 (33.33%) TACACS
3 4 (33.33%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (50.00%) Amazon RDS
1 6 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (50.00%) Ant
1 6 (50.00%) Bitbucket
1 6 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 6 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 6 (50.00%) JIRA
1 6 (50.00%) JUnit
1 6 (50.00%) Liquibase
1 6 (50.00%) Maven
1 6 (50.00%) SonarQube
1 6 (50.00%) Sonatype Nexus
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Network Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Network Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (50.00%) Elastic Stack
1 6 (50.00%) MCollective
1 6 (50.00%) REST
2 4 (33.33%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) Linux Command Line
1 6 (50.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 6 (50.00%) CentOS
1 6 (50.00%) Linux
2 4 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (50.00%) Coaching
2 6 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 6 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 6 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (50.00%) DevOps
2 6 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 6 (50.00%) Scrum
2 6 (50.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) Bash Shell
1 6 (50.00%) Groovy
1 6 (50.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (58.33%) SC Cleared
1 7 (58.33%) Security Cleared
2 6 (50.00%) CCIE
2 6 (50.00%) CCNP
2 6 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 6 (50.00%) Docker
1 6 (50.00%) Postfix
1 6 (50.00%) Squid
1 6 (50.00%) vCloud
1 6 (50.00%) Virtual Machines
2 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (50.00%) Ansible
1 6 (50.00%) Docker Swarm
1 6 (50.00%) Kibana
1 6 (50.00%) Kubernetes
1 6 (50.00%) logstash
1 6 (50.00%) Puppet
1 6 (50.00%) Rancher
1 6 (50.00%) Rsyslog
1 6 (50.00%) Sysdig
1 6 (50.00%) Terraform
1 6 (50.00%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Cisco
1 6 (50.00%) Juniper
1 6 (50.00%) Sonatype
1 6 (50.00%) VMware
2 4 (33.33%) SolarWinds
2 4 (33.33%) Sophos