Period
to 21 February 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 21 February 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
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 242 214 213
Rank change year-on-year -28 -1 +74
Contract jobs citing SSH 11 16 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.15% 0.26% 0.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.49% 2.01% 1.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 13 10
City of London median daily rate £450 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -11.76% -12.82%
10th Percentile £363 £295 £356
90th Percentile £625 £563 £454
Central London median daily rate £450 £375 £425
% change year-on-year +20.00% -11.76% -12.82%
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 740 796 687
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 10.43% 12.91% 10.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 584 618 506
City of London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £231 £282 £225
90th Percentile £625 £597 £588
Central London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 17 19
City of London median hourly rate £16.00 £19.00 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.79% -20.83% +28.34%
10th Percentile £11.25 £13.34 £15.45
90th Percentile £22.55 £55.00 £31.68
Central London median hourly rate £15.50 £19.00 £21.66
% change year-on-year -18.42% -12.27% +15.82%

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 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SSH in the City of London

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 7 (63.64%) Linux
2 4 (36.36%) MySQL
2 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (36.36%) Git (software)
3 3 (27.27%) LAMP
3 3 (27.27%) Drupal
3 3 (27.27%) DevOps
3 3 (27.27%) TCP/IP
3 3 (27.27%) Workflow
3 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
3 3 (27.27%) PHP
3 3 (27.27%) SQL
3 3 (27.27%) FTP
3 3 (27.27%) SSL
4 2 (18.18%) HTTP
4 2 (18.18%) XML
4 2 (18.18%) OO
4 2 (18.18%) Apache
4 2 (18.18%) Python
4 2 (18.18%) Finance
4 2 (18.18%) Migration
4 2 (18.18%) Java
4 2 (18.18%) Windows
4 2 (18.18%) User Experience
4 2 (18.18%) Microservices
4 2 (18.18%) Windows Server
4 2 (18.18%) Drush
4 2 (18.18%) Open Source
4 2 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (18.18%) User Stories

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 (27.27%) Drupal
2 2 (18.18%) Apache
3 1 (9.09%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (9.09%) CMS
3 1 (9.09%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (9.09%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (9.09%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (9.09%) Amazon S3
2 1 (9.09%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (9.09%) AWS Lambda
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (9.09%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) FTP
1 3 (27.27%) SSL
1 3 (27.27%) TCP/IP
2 2 (18.18%) HTTP
2 2 (18.18%) SMTP
3 1 (9.09%) Firewall
3 1 (9.09%) Internet
3 1 (9.09%) Kerberos
3 1 (9.09%) LAN
3 1 (9.09%) Reverse Proxy
3 1 (9.09%) SNMP
3 1 (9.09%) VPN
3 1 (9.09%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) MySQL
2 1 (9.09%) Big Data
2 1 (9.09%) Hadoop
2 1 (9.09%) Qlik Sense
2 1 (9.09%) RDBMS
2 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Git (software)
2 1 (9.09%) Grunt
2 1 (9.09%) gulp
2 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
2 1 (9.09%) Subversion
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Banking
2 1 (9.09%) Digital Economy
2 1 (9.09%) French Language
2 1 (9.09%) Marketing
2 1 (9.09%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Drupal Developer
3 2 (18.18%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) PHP Developer
3 2 (18.18%) PHP Drupal Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Business Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Business Systems Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Configuration Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Java Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Linux Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Security Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Specialist
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Support
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) LAMP
2 2 (18.18%) Drush
2 2 (18.18%) RESTful
2 2 (18.18%) XML
3 1 (9.09%) .NET
3 1 (9.09%) AngularJS
3 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
3 1 (9.09%) CSS
3 1 (9.09%) HTML
3 1 (9.09%) jQuery
3 1 (9.09%) JSON
3 1 (9.09%) Middleware
3 1 (9.09%) OAuth
3 1 (9.09%) React
3 1 (9.09%) Sass
3 1 (9.09%) Spring
3 1 (9.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (9.09%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Linux Command Line
1 2 (18.18%) User Experience
2 1 (9.09%) Clustering
2 1 (9.09%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (9.09%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
2 1 (9.09%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (63.64%) Linux
2 2 (18.18%) Windows
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Server
3 1 (9.09%) Ubuntu
3 1 (9.09%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (27.27%) DevOps
2 3 (27.27%) Workflow
3 2 (18.18%) Microservices
3 2 (18.18%) Migration
3 2 (18.18%) OO
3 2 (18.18%) OO PHP
3 2 (18.18%) Open Source
3 2 (18.18%) User Stories
4 1 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (9.09%) High Availability
4 1 (9.09%) Network Management
4 1 (9.09%) Operations Management
4 1 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (9.09%) Release Management
4 1 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) Software Testing
4 1 (9.09%) TDD
4 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
1 3 (27.27%) PHP
1 3 (27.27%) SQL
2 2 (18.18%) Java
2 2 (18.18%) Python
3 1 (9.09%) AWK
3 1 (9.09%) Bash Shell
3 1 (9.09%) C#
3 1 (9.09%) Perl
3 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
3 1 (9.09%) Ruby
3 1 (9.09%) Scala
3 1 (9.09%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Docker
2 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
2 1 (9.09%) LXC
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) Ansible
1 2 (18.18%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (18.18%) Puppet
2 1 (9.09%) Grafana
2 1 (9.09%) Kubernetes
2 1 (9.09%) Nagios
2 1 (9.09%) yum
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
1 1 (9.09%) MuleSoft
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle
1 1 (9.09%) TIBCO