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The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London 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 20 May 2022 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)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
20 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 173 - 157
Rank change year-on-year - - +83
Contract jobs citing SSH 13 0 2
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.31% - 0.062%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.16% - 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 1
10th Percentile £518 - -
25th Percentile £522 - £613
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £638 - £625
Median % change year-on-year - - +38.89%
75th Percentile £755 - £638
90th Percentile £795 - -
Central London median daily rate £638 - £625
% change year-on-year - - +60.77%

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 the City of London with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 411 273 308
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 9.70% 9.71% 9.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 307 206 222
10th Percentile £313 £316 £213
25th Percentile £450 £386 £350
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £500 £450
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% -5.26%
75th Percentile £625 £575 £575
90th Percentile £713 £690 £661
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £450
% change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% -6.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 2 6
10th Percentile - £11.98 £14.85
25th Percentile £21.00 £12.69 £22.46
Median hourly rate £30.50 £14.75 £37.13
Median % change year-on-year +106.78% -60.27% +16.93%
75th Percentile £48.81 £17.19 £48.25
90th Percentile £62.43 £18.13 £53.88
Central London median hourly rate £35.00 £15.75 £36.50
% change year-on-year +122.22% -56.85% +62.22%

SSH
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing SSH as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for SSH in the City of London

SSH
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing SSH in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for SSH in the City of London

SSH
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing SSH in the City of London over the 6 months to 20 May 2022.

Daily rate histogram for SSH in the City of London

For the 6 months to 20 May 2022, IT contractor jobs citing SSH also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for SSH.

1 10 (76.92%) Linux
2 9 (69.23%) Python
2 9 (69.23%) Finance
3 8 (61.54%) Shell Script
3 8 (61.54%) Unix
3 8 (61.54%) ETL
3 8 (61.54%) Ansible
4 7 (53.85%) Kafka
4 7 (53.85%) Splunk
4 7 (53.85%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (53.85%) Problem-Solving
4 7 (53.85%) Innovative Thinking
4 7 (53.85%) Social Skills
4 7 (53.85%) SQL
4 7 (53.85%) Red Hat
4 7 (53.85%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (53.85%) Disaster Recovery
4 7 (53.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (53.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (53.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (46.15%) DevOps
6 5 (38.46%) Windows
7 4 (30.77%) Back Office
8 3 (23.08%) Azure
8 3 (23.08%) HTTP
8 3 (23.08%) Kubernetes
8 3 (23.08%) Docker
8 3 (23.08%) ITIL
8 3 (23.08%) Terraform
9 2 (15.38%) Zscaler

SSH
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 1 (7.69%) Apache
1 1 (7.69%) Confluence
1 1 (7.69%) nginx
1 1 (7.69%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 3 (23.08%) Azure
2 2 (15.38%) Azure ExpressRoute
3 1 (7.69%) AWS
3 1 (7.69%) Azure Storage
3 1 (7.69%) GCP
3 1 (7.69%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) HTTP
2 2 (15.38%) Firewall
2 2 (15.38%) VPN
2 2 (15.38%) Wireless
3 1 (7.69%) DHCP
3 1 (7.69%) DNS
3 1 (7.69%) HTTPS
3 1 (7.69%) Internet
3 1 (7.69%) SMTP
3 1 (7.69%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (53.85%) Data Warehouse
1 7 (53.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 7 (53.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (15.38%) MySQL
3 1 (7.69%) Data Lake
3 1 (7.69%) Hadoop
3 1 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (7.69%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Git (software)
2 1 (7.69%) Gradle
2 1 (7.69%) Jenkins
2 1 (7.69%) JIRA
2 1 (7.69%) Maven
General
1 9 (69.23%) Finance
2 7 (53.85%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (53.85%) Social Skills
3 4 (30.77%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Analyst
2 7 (53.85%) Applications Support
2 7 (53.85%) Applications Support Analyst
2 7 (53.85%) Support Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Administrator
3 1 (7.69%) Architect
3 1 (7.69%) AWS Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Azure Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Cloud Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (7.69%) Linux DevOps Administrator
3 1 (7.69%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (7.69%) Linux Systems Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 1 (7.69%) Network Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Network Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Performance Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (53.85%) Kafka
2 1 (7.69%) AngularJS
2 1 (7.69%) CSS
2 1 (7.69%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (7.69%) FastAPI
2 1 (7.69%) Flask
2 1 (7.69%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) PKI
1 1 (7.69%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 10 (76.92%) Linux
2 8 (61.54%) Unix
3 7 (53.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (38.46%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) ETL
2 7 (53.85%) Disaster Recovery
2 7 (53.85%) Innovative Thinking
2 7 (53.85%) Problem-Solving
3 6 (46.15%) DevOps
4 3 (23.08%) ITIL
5 2 (15.38%) Agile
5 2 (15.38%) Configuration Management
5 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure as Code
6 1 (7.69%) Artificial Intelligence
6 1 (7.69%) Asset Management
6 1 (7.69%) CI/CD
6 1 (7.69%) Computational Fluid Dynamics
6 1 (7.69%) Data Science
6 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Management
6 1 (7.69%) Machine Learning
6 1 (7.69%) Parallel Processing
6 1 (7.69%) Scrum
6 1 (7.69%) SDLC
6 1 (7.69%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (69.23%) Python
2 8 (61.54%) Shell Script
3 7 (53.85%) SQL
4 2 (15.38%) Bash
4 2 (15.38%) PowerShell
5 1 (7.69%) C#
5 1 (7.69%) C++
5 1 (7.69%) Java
5 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (61.54%) Ansible
2 3 (23.08%) Kubernetes
2 3 (23.08%) Terraform
3 1 (7.69%) FortiGate
3 1 (7.69%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Red Hat
1 7 (53.85%) Splunk
2 2 (15.38%) Aruba
2 2 (15.38%) Cisco
2 2 (15.38%) Zscaler
3 1 (7.69%) Atlassian
3 1 (7.69%) CheckPoint
3 1 (7.69%) Citrix
3 1 (7.69%) Juniper
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle
3 1 (7.69%) Palo Alto