Period
to 24 May 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 24 May 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
24 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 241 224 218
Rank change year-on-year -17 -6 +63
Contract jobs citing SSH 6 7 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.087% 0.11% 0.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.68% 1.04% 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 5
City of London median daily rate £488 £475 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.63% -9.52% +45.33%
10th Percentile £389 £401 £375
90th Percentile £545 £550 £545
Central London median daily rate £488 £488 £525
% change year-on-year - -7.14% +45.33%
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 876 674 771
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 12.64% 10.95% 11.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 688 513 578
City of London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £233 £206 £256
90th Percentile £625 £625 £588
Central London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 22 16
City of London median hourly rate £18.10 £20.08 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.85% -16.34% +28.34%
10th Percentile £12.13 £12.92 £18.50
90th Percentile £33.00 £29.98 £30.00
Central London median hourly rate £18.10 £20.08 £21.34
% change year-on-year -9.85% -5.92% +12.32%

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 24 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SSH in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 4 (66.67%) Linux
2 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) DevOps
3 2 (33.33%) Bash Shell
3 2 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 2 (33.33%) Ansible
3 2 (33.33%) Unix
3 2 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Nagios
3 2 (33.33%) Middleware
3 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (33.33%) Puppet
3 2 (33.33%) Splunk
3 2 (33.33%) Python
3 2 (33.33%) SMTP
3 2 (33.33%) FTP
3 2 (33.33%) Perl
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle
3 2 (33.33%) SNMP
3 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 2 (33.33%) Migration
4 1 (16.67%) CMS
4 1 (16.67%) VMware
4 1 (16.67%) AWK
4 1 (16.67%) CCSA
4 1 (16.67%) Risk Assessment

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 1 (16.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 1 (16.67%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (16.67%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 1 (16.67%) Datadog
2 1 (16.67%) G Suite
2 1 (16.67%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) FTP
1 2 (33.33%) SMTP
1 2 (33.33%) SNMP
1 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (16.67%) DNS
2 1 (16.67%) Firewall
2 1 (16.67%) HTTP
2 1 (16.67%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Big Data
1 1 (16.67%) Hadoop
1 1 (16.67%) MySQL
1 1 (16.67%) Qlik Sense
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (16.67%) Banking
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) French Language
1 1 (16.67%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Business Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Business Systems Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Configuration Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) CyberArk Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Deployment Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Health and Safety Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) WebOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) Middleware
2 1 (16.67%) REST
2 1 (16.67%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
1 1 (16.67%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Linux
2 3 (50.00%) Windows
3 2 (33.33%) Unix
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) DevOps
2 2 (33.33%) Migration
2 2 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (16.67%) Identity Access Management
3 1 (16.67%) Information Security
3 1 (16.67%) Network Management
3 1 (16.67%) Open Source
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Release Management
3 1 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (16.67%) SDLC
3 1 (16.67%) Security Patching
3 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Stress Testing
3 1 (16.67%) System Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) Bash Shell
1 2 (33.33%) Perl
1 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
1 2 (33.33%) Python
2 1 (16.67%) AWK
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) AWS Certification
1 1 (16.67%) CCNA
1 1 (16.67%) CCSA
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (16.67%) CISM
1 1 (16.67%) CISSP
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Ansible
1 2 (33.33%) Nagios
1 2 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (33.33%) Puppet
2 1 (16.67%) Grafana
2 1 (16.67%) Pingdom
2 1 (16.67%) Tivoli Identity Manager
2 1 (16.67%) yum
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle
1 2 (33.33%) Splunk
2 1 (16.67%) Adobe
2 1 (16.67%) CA
2 1 (16.67%) CyberArk
2 1 (16.67%) ForgeRock
2 1 (16.67%) IBM
2 1 (16.67%) Okta
2 1 (16.67%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (16.67%) ServiceNow
2 1 (16.67%) VMware