Period
to 11 December 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 11 December 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
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 243 248 219
Rank change year-on-year +5 -29 +31
Contract jobs citing SSH 13 10 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.18% 0.14% 0.28%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.67% 1.32% 1.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 10 14
City of London median daily rate £400 £500 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +33.33% -11.76%
10th Percentile £313 £359 £303
90th Percentile £557 £631 £591
Central London median daily rate £400 £500 £375
% change year-on-year -20.00% +33.33% -14.29%
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 778 758 912
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 10.90% 10.55% 13.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 602 585 702
City of London median daily rate £425 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £156 £203 £298
90th Percentile £638 £625 £588
Central London median daily rate £425 £450 £450
% change year-on-year -5.56% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 14 16
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £16.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -13.16% +7.10%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.33 £11.50
90th Percentile £25.50 £23.08 £55.00
Central London median hourly rate £18.88 £16.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year +18.00% -15.79% +7.10%

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 11 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SSH in the City of London

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 (46.15%) FTP
2 5 (38.46%) HTTP
2 5 (38.46%) DNS
2 5 (38.46%) HTTPS
2 5 (38.46%) Active Directory
3 4 (30.77%) TCP/IP
3 4 (30.77%) VPN
3 4 (30.77%) Windows
3 4 (30.77%) LAN
3 4 (30.77%) WAN
3 4 (30.77%) Internet
3 4 (30.77%) Git (software)
4 3 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (23.08%) Bash Shell
4 3 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (23.08%) SMTP
4 3 (23.08%) DHCP
4 3 (23.08%) Linux
4 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (23.08%) Skype
5 2 (15.38%) Data Centre
5 2 (15.38%) Vue.js
5 2 (15.38%) Windows Server
5 2 (15.38%) Kubernetes
5 2 (15.38%) React
5 2 (15.38%) Front End Development
5 2 (15.38%) Polymer
5 2 (15.38%) Anycast
5 2 (15.38%) Task Automation
5 2 (15.38%) CSS

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 (15.38%) Apache
1 2 (15.38%) nginx
2 1 (7.69%) CMS
2 1 (7.69%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (15.38%) Office 365
3 1 (7.69%) G Suite
3 1 (7.69%) OpenShift
3 1 (7.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (46.15%) FTP
2 5 (38.46%) DNS
2 5 (38.46%) HTTP
2 5 (38.46%) HTTPS
3 4 (30.77%) Internet
3 4 (30.77%) LAN
3 4 (30.77%) TCP/IP
3 4 (30.77%) VPN
3 4 (30.77%) WAN
4 3 (23.08%) DHCP
4 3 (23.08%) Skype
4 3 (23.08%) SMTP
5 2 (15.38%) 3G
5 2 (15.38%) 4G
5 2 (15.38%) Anycast
5 2 (15.38%) Radio Access Network
5 2 (15.38%) SSL
5 2 (15.38%) tcpdump
5 2 (15.38%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (15.38%) XCAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) MySQL
2 1 (7.69%) NoSQL
2 1 (7.69%) phpMyAdmin
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Git (software)
2 1 (7.69%) Gradle
2 1 (7.69%) gulp
2 1 (7.69%) Jenkins
2 1 (7.69%) Maven
2 1 (7.69%) SonarQube
2 1 (7.69%) Subversion
2 1 (7.69%) TortoiseSVN
2 1 (7.69%) Vagrant
General
1 2 (15.38%) Legal
2 1 (7.69%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (23.08%) Developer
2 2 (15.38%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 2 (15.38%) Network Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Administrator
3 1 (7.69%) Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Customer Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) IT Support
3 1 (7.69%) IT Support Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (7.69%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (7.69%) Network Support
3 1 (7.69%) Network Support Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Developer
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Support Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Support Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Systems Support
3 1 (7.69%) Systems Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) AngularJS
1 2 (15.38%) CSS
1 2 (15.38%) HTML
1 2 (15.38%) Polymer
1 2 (15.38%) React
1 2 (15.38%) Sass
1 2 (15.38%) Vue.js
2 1 (7.69%) Gearman
2 1 (7.69%) jQuery
2 1 (7.69%) LAMP
2 1 (7.69%) LEMP Stack
2 1 (7.69%) Middleware
2 1 (7.69%) REST
2 1 (7.69%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (15.38%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.69%) Handset
2 1 (7.69%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (7.69%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Windows
2 3 (23.08%) Linux
3 2 (15.38%) CentOS
3 2 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (15.38%) Unix
3 2 (15.38%) Windows Server
3 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (15.38%) DevOps
1 2 (15.38%) Front End Development
1 2 (15.38%) Migration
1 2 (15.38%) Responsive Web Design
1 2 (15.38%) Root Cause Analysis
1 2 (15.38%) Task Automation
2 1 (7.69%) Analytics
2 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
2 1 (7.69%) Content Management
2 1 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (7.69%) ETL
2 1 (7.69%) Information Security
2 1 (7.69%) ITSM
2 1 (7.69%) Line Management
2 1 (7.69%) Network Design
2 1 (7.69%) Network Management
2 1 (7.69%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (7.69%) Risk Management
2 1 (7.69%) Security Management
2 1 (7.69%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) Bash Shell
2 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
3 1 (7.69%) C
3 1 (7.69%) PHP
3 1 (7.69%) Shell Script
3 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (15.38%) CCNP
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
2 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
3 1 (7.69%) AWS Certification
3 1 (7.69%) CCIE
3 1 (7.69%) CCNA
3 1 (7.69%) CCSA
3 1 (7.69%) CISM
3 1 (7.69%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) SLA
1 2 (15.38%) WCAG
System Software
1 5 (38.46%) Active Directory
2 2 (15.38%) Docker
3 1 (7.69%) VirtualBox
3 1 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (7.69%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) Kubernetes
1 2 (15.38%) SCCM
2 1 (7.69%) Ansible
2 1 (7.69%) Puppet
2 1 (7.69%) Rancher
2 1 (7.69%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Cisco
1 2 (15.38%) Empirix
1 2 (15.38%) Ericsson
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
1 2 (15.38%) Nokia
1 2 (15.38%) Rackspace
1 2 (15.38%) Red Hat
1 2 (15.38%) Remedy
2 1 (7.69%) Apple
2 1 (7.69%) CA
2 1 (7.69%) CheckPoint
2 1 (7.69%) Citrix
2 1 (7.69%) CyberArk
2 1 (7.69%) Dell
2 1 (7.69%) ForgeRock
2 1 (7.69%) Meraki
2 1 (7.69%) Openreach
2 1 (7.69%) ServiceNow
2 1 (7.69%) Synology
2 1 (7.69%) Ubiquiti