Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 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)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 242 230 252
Rank change year-on-year -12 +22 +33
Contract jobs citing SSH 10 19 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.14% 0.29% 0.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.32% 1.96% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 16 10
City of London median daily rate £500 £388 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +29.03% -8.82% +30.77%
10th Percentile £359 £320 £350
90th Percentile £631 £575 £491
Central London median daily rate £500 £388 £438
% change year-on-year +29.03% -11.43% +34.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

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 756 968 1112
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 10.57% 14.55% 12.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 590 738 835
City of London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.12%
10th Percentile £213 £286 £263
90th Percentile £638 £588 £575
Central London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 14 30
City of London median hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £17.74
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.53% +7.10% -9.03%
10th Percentile £11.86 £11.50 £14.03
90th Percentile £23.28 £48.63 £30.33
Central London median hourly rate £16.96 £19.00 £17.74
% change year-on-year -10.75% +7.10% -6.63%

SSH
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing SSH as a percentage 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

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SSH in the City of London

SSH
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SSH in the City of London over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SSH in the City of London

For the 6 months to 21 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 City of London region with a requirement for SSH.

1 5 (50.00%) SSL
2 4 (40.00%) Internet
2 4 (40.00%) Kerberos
2 4 (40.00%) Linux
2 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (40.00%) Finance
2 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (40.00%) Data Protection
2 4 (40.00%) OAuth
2 4 (40.00%) Data Encryption
3 3 (30.00%) Disk Encryption
3 3 (30.00%) GDPR
3 3 (30.00%) Algorithms
3 3 (30.00%) Private Cloud
3 3 (30.00%) Cybersecurity
3 3 (30.00%) Drupal
3 3 (30.00%) Git (software)
3 3 (30.00%) Legal
3 3 (30.00%) Workflow
3 3 (30.00%) LAMP
3 3 (30.00%) CISSP
3 3 (30.00%) GAP Analysis
3 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (30.00%) PHP
3 3 (30.00%) SQL
3 3 (30.00%) MySQL
4 2 (20.00%) OO
4 2 (20.00%) Apache
4 2 (20.00%) XML
4 2 (20.00%) Java

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 3 (30.00%) Drupal
2 2 (20.00%) Apache
3 1 (10.00%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (10.00%) CMS
3 1 (10.00%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (10.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (10.00%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (10.00%) Amazon S3
2 1 (10.00%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (10.00%) AWS Lambda
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (10.00%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 5 (50.00%) SSL
2 4 (40.00%) Internet
2 4 (40.00%) Kerberos
3 2 (20.00%) HTTP
4 1 (10.00%) FTP
4 1 (10.00%) LAN
4 1 (10.00%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (10.00%) SMTP
4 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (10.00%) VPN
4 1 (10.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) MySQL
2 1 (10.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (10.00%) Grunt
2 1 (10.00%) gulp
2 1 (10.00%) Subversion
General
1 4 (40.00%) Finance
2 3 (30.00%) Legal
3 1 (10.00%) Digital Economy
3 1 (10.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Developer
1 4 (40.00%) Security Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Drupal Developer
3 2 (20.00%) PHP Developer
3 2 (20.00%) PHP Drupal Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Java Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Linux Support
4 1 (10.00%) Linux Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Support
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) OAuth
2 3 (30.00%) LAMP
3 2 (20.00%) Drush
3 2 (20.00%) RESTful
3 2 (20.00%) XML
4 1 (10.00%) .NET
4 1 (10.00%) AngularJS
4 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (10.00%) CSS
4 1 (10.00%) HTML
4 1 (10.00%) jQuery
4 1 (10.00%) JSON
4 1 (10.00%) React
4 1 (10.00%) Sass
4 1 (10.00%) Spring
4 1 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (10.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Algorithms
1 3 (30.00%) Private Cloud
2 2 (20.00%) Linux Command Line
2 2 (20.00%) User Experience
3 1 (10.00%) Clustering
3 1 (10.00%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (10.00%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (10.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Linux
2 1 (10.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (40.00%) Data Encryption
1 4 (40.00%) Data Protection
2 3 (30.00%) Cybersecurity
2 3 (30.00%) Disk Encryption
2 3 (30.00%) GAP Analysis
2 3 (30.00%) Workflow
3 2 (20.00%) Microservices
3 2 (20.00%) OO
3 2 (20.00%) OO PHP
3 2 (20.00%) User Stories
4 1 (10.00%) DevOps
4 1 (10.00%) Mobile First
4 1 (10.00%) MVC
4 1 (10.00%) Open Source
4 1 (10.00%) Operations Management
4 1 (10.00%) TDD
4 1 (10.00%) Virtual Environments
4 1 (10.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (30.00%) PHP
1 3 (30.00%) SQL
2 2 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (10.00%) C#
3 1 (10.00%) Python
3 1 (10.00%) Ruby
3 1 (10.00%) Scala
3 1 (10.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) GDPR
System Software
1 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (20.00%) Docker
3 1 (10.00%) LXC
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (10.00%) MuleSoft
1 1 (10.00%) TIBCO