Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 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 23 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)
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 88 94 -
Rank change year-on-year +6 - +98
Contract jobs citing SSH 3 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.22% 0.14% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.60% 0.87% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Cheshire median daily rate £450 £406 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.77% - -
North West median daily rate £450 £400 £369
% change year-on-year +12.50% +8.47% +13.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - - £30.19

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 Cheshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Cheshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 187 231 297
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 14.00% 15.87% 14.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 146 199
Cheshire median daily rate £375 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% - +16.84%
10th Percentile £225 £243 £229
90th Percentile £525 £675 £555
North West median daily rate £386 £406 £375
% change year-on-year -4.92% +8.33% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 35
Cheshire median hourly rate £13.00 £18.00 £17.33
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.78% +3.87% -8.79%
10th Percentile £12.11 £11.25 £12.41
90th Percentile £20.93 £52.75 £21.75
North West median hourly rate £16.25 £16.00 £16.92
% change year-on-year +1.56% -5.44% -12.10%

SSH
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

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

Job vacancy trend for SSH in Cheshire

SSH
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SSH in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 23 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for SSH.

1 3 (100.00%) HP
1 3 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 3 (100.00%) Perl
1 3 (100.00%) Workflow
1 3 (100.00%) Jython
2 2 (66.67%) Python
2 2 (66.67%) Middleware
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Task Automation
3 1 (33.33%) Banking
3 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) Test Automation

SSH
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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:

General
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Automation Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) Middleware
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Workflow
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Task Automation
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Jython
1 3 (100.00%) Perl
1 3 (100.00%) Shell Script
2 2 (66.67%) Python
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) HP