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 3 months to 27 March 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)
London / City of London
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 152 153 -
Rank change year-on-year +1 -  
Contract jobs citing SSH 3 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.100% 0.15% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.88% 1.28% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 0
Median daily rate £500 £525 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £488 £325 £375
% change year-on-year +50.00% -13.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £49.19 -

SSH is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next 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 and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 340 392 702
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 11.28% 11.79% 13.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 255 291 512
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £197 £275 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 11 13
Median hourly rate £19.00 £26.00 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.92% +39.03%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £19.00 £13.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.73 £30.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -39.18% +23.33%  

SSH
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing SSH as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

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 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SSH in the City of London

SSH
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (45.45%) Linux
2 4 (36.36%) LAN
2 4 (36.36%) WAN
2 4 (36.36%) HTTP
2 4 (36.36%) SQL
2 4 (36.36%) Windows
2 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
2 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 4 (36.36%) VMware
2 4 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (27.27%) PowerShell
3 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (27.27%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (27.27%) Puppet
3 3 (27.27%) Bash Shell
3 3 (27.27%) Firewall
3 3 (27.27%) Internet
3 3 (27.27%) SSL
3 3 (27.27%) MPLS
3 3 (27.27%) Apache
3 3 (27.27%) PHP
3 3 (27.27%) FTP
3 3 (27.27%) VPN
3 3 (27.27%) DNS
3 3 (27.27%) Data Centre
4 2 (18.18%) OpenLayers
4 2 (18.18%) Meraki
4 2 (18.18%) CheckPoint
4 2 (18.18%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP

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%) Apache
2 2 (18.18%) Tomcat
3 1 (9.09%) nginx
3 1 (9.09%) OpenStack
3 1 (9.09%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (27.27%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (9.09%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (9.09%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) HTTP
1 4 (36.36%) LAN
1 4 (36.36%) WAN
2 3 (27.27%) DNS
2 3 (27.27%) Firewall
2 3 (27.27%) FTP
2 3 (27.27%) Internet
2 3 (27.27%) MPLS
2 3 (27.27%) SSL
2 3 (27.27%) VPN
3 2 (18.18%) BGP
3 2 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (18.18%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (18.18%) ICMP
3 2 (18.18%) IPsec
3 2 (18.18%) OSPF
3 2 (18.18%) SAN
3 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
3 2 (18.18%) Telnet
3 2 (18.18%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) MySQL
2 1 (9.09%) DB2
2 1 (9.09%) GIS
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
1 1 (9.09%) Law
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Administrator
2 2 (18.18%) AWS Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Linux Administrator
2 2 (18.18%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 2 (18.18%) Network Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Senior Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Senior Linux Administrator
2 2 (18.18%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
2 2 (18.18%) Senior Network Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Senior Systems Administrator
2 2 (18.18%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) AWS Software Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Azure Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Cybersecurity Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Support
3 1 (9.09%) Java Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Java Scala Software Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Scala Software Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) Leaflet
1 2 (18.18%) OpenLayers
1 2 (18.18%) Play Framework
2 1 (9.09%) 802.1X
2 1 (9.09%) CSS
2 1 (9.09%) HTML
2 1 (9.09%) LAMP
2 1 (9.09%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Data Centre
2 2 (18.18%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
3 1 (9.09%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (9.09%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (9.09%) NHS
3 1 (9.09%) PKI
3 1 (9.09%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Linux
2 4 (36.36%) Windows
3 2 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (18.18%) Unix
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) ITIL
1 2 (18.18%) Load Balancing
1 2 (18.18%) Migration
1 2 (18.18%) Network Architecture
1 2 (18.18%) Problem Management
1 2 (18.18%) Time Management
2 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (9.09%) Asset Management
2 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (9.09%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (9.09%) Database Security
2 1 (9.09%) High Availability
2 1 (9.09%) Operations Management
2 1 (9.09%) Project Management
2 1 (9.09%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (9.09%) Service Management
2 1 (9.09%) SIEM
2 1 (9.09%) Software Asset Management
2 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
2 1 (9.09%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) SQL
2 3 (27.27%) Bash Shell
2 3 (27.27%) PHP
2 3 (27.27%) PowerShell
3 2 (18.18%) AWK
3 2 (18.18%) Java
3 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
3 2 (18.18%) Perl
3 2 (18.18%) Scala
3 2 (18.18%) sed
4 1 (9.09%) Python
4 1 (9.09%) Ruby
4 1 (9.09%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) CCNP
1 2 (18.18%) CCSA
1 2 (18.18%) CCSE
1 2 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (9.09%) CISSP
2 1 (9.09%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) MCP
2 1 (9.09%) MCSA
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (9.09%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) COBIT
1 1 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (9.09%) PCI DSS
1 1 (9.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
1 4 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (18.18%) Hyper-V
3 1 (9.09%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) Puppet
2 2 (18.18%) Nagios
3 1 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (9.09%) Terraform
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
1 4 (36.36%) VMware
2 2 (18.18%) CheckPoint
2 2 (18.18%) Cisco
2 2 (18.18%) Meraki
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle
2 2 (18.18%) Red Hat
3 1 (9.09%) Citrix
3 1 (9.09%) EMC
3 1 (9.09%) IBM
3 1 (9.09%) ServiceNow
3 1 (9.09%) Symantec
3 1 (9.09%) WorldPay