Period
to 17 August 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 17 August 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
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 249 238 231
Rank change year-on-year -11 -7 +52
Contract jobs citing SSH 12 6 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.17% 0.091% 0.18%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.38% 0.85% 1.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 10
City of London median daily rate £464 £550 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.73% +10.00% +38.41%
10th Percentile £349 £451 £430
90th Percentile £574 £550 £564
Central London median daily rate £464 £550 £500
% change year-on-year -15.73% +10.00% -10.31%
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 867 708 939
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 12.31% 10.71% 13.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 681 532 730
City of London median daily rate £450 £450 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +1.12% +4.71%
10th Percentile £205 £185 £263
90th Percentile £638 £638 £588
Central London median daily rate £450 £450 £441
% change year-on-year - +2.16% +3.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 21 15
City of London median hourly rate £19.00 £21.16 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.19% +11.34% +3.60%
10th Percentile £14.55 £13.31 £11.50
90th Percentile £33.90 £30.00 £26.75
Central London median hourly rate £19.50 £21.16 £19.00
% change year-on-year -7.82% +11.34% +1.60%

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 17 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SSH in the City of London

For the 6 months to 17 August 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 (50.00%) Windows
1 6 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (41.67%) DNS
2 5 (41.67%) Linux
2 5 (41.67%) FTP
2 5 (41.67%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (33.33%) Bash Shell
3 4 (33.33%) HTTP
3 4 (33.33%) HTTPS
3 4 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 4 (33.33%) Unix
3 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (25.00%) Windows Server
4 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (25.00%) Skype
4 3 (25.00%) DevOps
4 3 (25.00%) VPN
4 3 (25.00%) SSL
4 3 (25.00%) WAN
4 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (25.00%) LAN
4 3 (25.00%) Oracle
4 3 (25.00%) Middleware
4 3 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (25.00%) Splunk
5 2 (16.67%) Radio Access Network
5 2 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (16.67%) G Suite
5 2 (16.67%) Office 365
5 2 (16.67%) VMware ESXi

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 (16.67%) Apache
1 2 (16.67%) nginx
2 1 (8.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (8.33%) CMS
2 1 (8.33%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (41.67%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (16.67%) G Suite
3 2 (16.67%) Office 365
4 1 (8.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (8.33%) Datadog
4 1 (8.33%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) DNS
1 5 (41.67%) FTP
2 4 (33.33%) HTTP
2 4 (33.33%) HTTPS
2 4 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 3 (25.00%) LAN
3 3 (25.00%) Skype
3 3 (25.00%) SSL
3 3 (25.00%) VPN
3 3 (25.00%) WAN
4 2 (16.67%) 3G
4 2 (16.67%) Anycast
4 2 (16.67%) DHCP
4 2 (16.67%) Internet
4 2 (16.67%) SMTP
4 2 (16.67%) SNMP
4 2 (16.67%) tcpdump
4 2 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (16.67%) Wireshark
4 2 (16.67%) XCAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) MySQL
2 1 (8.33%) NoSQL
2 1 (8.33%) phpMyAdmin
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 1 (8.33%) Gradle
2 1 (8.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (8.33%) Maven
2 1 (8.33%) SonarQube
2 1 (8.33%) Subversion
2 1 (8.33%) TortoiseSVN
2 1 (8.33%) Vagrant
General
1 2 (16.67%) Legal
2 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (16.67%) Analyst
1 2 (16.67%) CyberArk Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Administrator
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Configuration Analyst
2 1 (8.33%) Customer Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Desktop Support
2 1 (8.33%) IT Support Analyst
2 1 (8.33%) Linux Administrator
2 1 (8.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 1 (8.33%) Network Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Senior Cisco Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Senior Network Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Support Analyst
2 1 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (8.33%) Systems Analyst
2 1 (8.33%) Systems Support
2 1 (8.33%) Systems Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) Middleware
2 2 (16.67%) REST
2 2 (16.67%) SailPoint
3 1 (8.33%) Gearman
3 1 (8.33%) LAMP
3 1 (8.33%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (8.33%) Handset
2 1 (8.33%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (8.33%) Private Cloud
2 1 (8.33%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 6 (50.00%) Windows
2 5 (41.67%) Linux
3 4 (33.33%) Unix
4 3 (25.00%) Windows Server
5 2 (16.67%) CentOS
5 2 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) DevOps
2 2 (16.67%) Analytics
2 2 (16.67%) Identity Access Management
2 2 (16.67%) Information Security
2 2 (16.67%) Privileged Access Management
2 2 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
2 2 (16.67%) Risk Management
2 2 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (16.67%) Task Automation
2 2 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
3 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (8.33%) Data Science
3 1 (8.33%) ITSM
3 1 (8.33%) Network Design
3 1 (8.33%) Network Management
3 1 (8.33%) Security Management
3 1 (8.33%) Software Testing
3 1 (8.33%) System Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) Bash Shell
2 1 (8.33%) Perl
2 1 (8.33%) PHP
2 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (8.33%) Python
2 1 (8.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (16.67%) AWS Certification
2 2 (16.67%) CCNA
2 2 (16.67%) CCSA
2 2 (16.67%) CISM
2 2 (16.67%) CISSP
2 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
2 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (8.33%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (8.33%) Degree
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (8.33%) Docker
3 1 (8.33%) VirtualBox
3 1 (8.33%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) SCCM
1 2 (16.67%) Tivoli Identity Manager
2 1 (8.33%) Ansible
2 1 (8.33%) Kubernetes
2 1 (8.33%) Nagios
2 1 (8.33%) Pingdom
2 1 (8.33%) Puppet
2 1 (8.33%) Rancher
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Oracle
1 3 (25.00%) Splunk
2 2 (16.67%) CA
2 2 (16.67%) CyberArk
2 2 (16.67%) Empirix
2 2 (16.67%) Ericsson
2 2 (16.67%) ForgeRock
2 2 (16.67%) IBM
2 2 (16.67%) Nokia
2 2 (16.67%) Rackspace
2 2 (16.67%) Red Hat
2 2 (16.67%) Remedy
2 2 (16.67%) ServiceNow
2 2 (16.67%) VMware
3 1 (8.33%) BT
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco
3 1 (8.33%) Okta
3 1 (8.33%) Openreach
3 1 (8.33%) Synology
3 1 (8.33%) Ubiquiti