Period
to 22 October 2018

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 22 October 2018 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
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 247 239 234
Rank change year-on-year -8 -5 +41
Contract jobs citing SSH 11 8 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.16% 0.12% 0.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.39% 1.12% 1.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 11
City of London median daily rate £410 £550 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.45% +15.79% +11.76%
10th Percentile £313 £415 £363
90th Percentile £573 £580 £525
Central London median daily rate £410 £550 £475
% change year-on-year -25.45% +15.79% -0.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 - -
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 - -

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 791 716 962
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 11.30% 10.44% 14.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 617 557 742
City of London median daily rate £448 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £164 £212 £288
90th Percentile £638 £638 £588
Central London median daily rate £433 £450 £450
% change year-on-year -3.78% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 14 12
City of London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.94% -10.53% +5.67%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.91 £11.50
90th Percentile £25.50 £29.18 £24.33
Central London median hourly rate £18.10 £17.00 £18.73
% change year-on-year +6.47% -9.21% +4.14%

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 22 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SSH in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 October 2018, 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 6 (54.55%) Active Directory
2 5 (45.45%) Windows
2 5 (45.45%) FTP
3 4 (36.36%) HTTP
3 4 (36.36%) DNS
3 4 (36.36%) HTTPS
3 4 (36.36%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (27.27%) Bash Shell
4 3 (27.27%) Git (software)
4 3 (27.27%) Internet
4 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (27.27%) Unix
4 3 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (27.27%) TCP/IP
4 3 (27.27%) VPN
4 3 (27.27%) LAN
4 3 (27.27%) WAN
4 3 (27.27%) Linux
4 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (27.27%) Skype
4 3 (27.27%) DevOps
5 2 (18.18%) Anycast
5 2 (18.18%) Privileged Access Management
5 2 (18.18%) Task Automation
5 2 (18.18%) Identity Access Management
5 2 (18.18%) Windows Server
5 2 (18.18%) Apache
5 2 (18.18%) MySQL
5 2 (18.18%) Oracle

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 2 (18.18%) Apache
1 2 (18.18%) nginx
2 1 (9.09%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (36.36%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (18.18%) Office 365
4 1 (9.09%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 5 (45.45%) FTP
2 4 (36.36%) DNS
2 4 (36.36%) HTTP
2 4 (36.36%) HTTPS
3 3 (27.27%) Internet
3 3 (27.27%) LAN
3 3 (27.27%) Skype
3 3 (27.27%) TCP/IP
3 3 (27.27%) VPN
3 3 (27.27%) WAN
4 2 (18.18%) 3G
4 2 (18.18%) 4G
4 2 (18.18%) Anycast
4 2 (18.18%) DHCP
4 2 (18.18%) Radio Access Network
4 2 (18.18%) SMTP
4 2 (18.18%) SSL
4 2 (18.18%) tcpdump
4 2 (18.18%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (18.18%) XCAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) MySQL
2 1 (9.09%) NoSQL
2 1 (9.09%) phpMyAdmin
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Git (software)
2 1 (9.09%) Gradle
2 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
2 1 (9.09%) Maven
2 1 (9.09%) SonarQube
2 1 (9.09%) Subversion
2 1 (9.09%) TortoiseSVN
2 1 (9.09%) Vagrant
General
1 2 (18.18%) Legal
2 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (18.18%) CyberArk Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Administrator
2 1 (9.09%) Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) AWS Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Azure Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Customer Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Desktop Support
2 1 (9.09%) Developer
2 1 (9.09%) Floorwalker
2 1 (9.09%) IT Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) IT Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) IT Support Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) Network Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared Desktop Support
2 1 (9.09%) Senior Network Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Support Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (9.09%) Systems Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) Systems Support
2 1 (9.09%) Systems Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) Middleware
1 2 (18.18%) REST
1 2 (18.18%) SailPoint
2 1 (9.09%) AngularJS
2 1 (9.09%) CSS
2 1 (9.09%) Gearman
2 1 (9.09%) HTML
2 1 (9.09%) jQuery
2 1 (9.09%) LAMP
2 1 (9.09%) LEMP Stack
2 1 (9.09%) Polymer
2 1 (9.09%) React
2 1 (9.09%) Sass
2 1 (9.09%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
2 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
2 1 (9.09%) Handset
2 1 (9.09%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (9.09%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Windows
2 3 (27.27%) Linux
2 3 (27.27%) Unix
3 2 (18.18%) CentOS
3 2 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (18.18%) Windows Server
3 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) DevOps
2 2 (18.18%) Analytics
2 2 (18.18%) Identity Access Management
2 2 (18.18%) Information Security
2 2 (18.18%) Privileged Access Management
2 2 (18.18%) Risk Assessment
2 2 (18.18%) Risk Management
2 2 (18.18%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (18.18%) Task Automation
3 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
3 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (9.09%) Data Science
3 1 (9.09%) Front End Development
3 1 (9.09%) ITSM
3 1 (9.09%) Line Management
3 1 (9.09%) Network Design
3 1 (9.09%) Network Management
3 1 (9.09%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (9.09%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) Bash Shell
2 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
2 1 (9.09%) PHP
2 1 (9.09%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (18.18%) AWS Certification
2 2 (18.18%) CCNA
2 2 (18.18%) CCSA
2 2 (18.18%) CISM
2 2 (18.18%) CISSP
2 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
2 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
3 1 (9.09%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (9.09%) Degree
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) SLA
2 1 (9.09%) WCAG
System Software
1 6 (54.55%) Active Directory
2 2 (18.18%) Docker
2 2 (18.18%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (9.09%) VirtualBox
3 1 (9.09%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) SCCM
1 2 (18.18%) Tivoli Identity Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Ansible
2 1 (9.09%) Kubernetes
2 1 (9.09%) Puppet
2 1 (9.09%) Rancher
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) CA
1 2 (18.18%) CyberArk
1 2 (18.18%) Empirix
1 2 (18.18%) Ericsson
1 2 (18.18%) ForgeRock
1 2 (18.18%) IBM
1 2 (18.18%) Nokia
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle
1 2 (18.18%) Rackspace
1 2 (18.18%) Red Hat
1 2 (18.18%) Remedy
1 2 (18.18%) ServiceNow
1 2 (18.18%) Splunk
1 2 (18.18%) VMware
2 1 (9.09%) Apple
2 1 (9.09%) Dell
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) Openreach
2 1 (9.09%) Synology
2 1 (9.09%) Ubiquiti