Period
to 20 July 2019

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 20 July 2019 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
20 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 237 246 225
Rank change year-on-year +9 -21 +11
Contract jobs citing SSH 7 11 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.10% 0.15% 0.047%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.96% 1.25% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 2
City of London median daily rate £450 £496 £469
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.27% +5.81% -8.54%
10th Percentile £377 £349 £446
90th Percentile £666 £574 £487
Central London median daily rate £413 £517 £475
% change year-on-year -20.21% +8.84% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 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 729 882 686
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 10.89% 12.42% 10.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 540 693 519
City of London median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% - +1.64%
10th Percentile £206 £209 £180
90th Percentile £663 £625 £638
Central London median daily rate £490 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +8.89% - +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 23 21
City of London median hourly rate £33.75 £19.00 £21.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +77.63% -10.19% +8.49%
10th Percentile £13.88 £14.35 £13.31
90th Percentile £44.80 £33.00 £29.77
Central London median hourly rate £33.75 £19.50 £20.08
% change year-on-year +73.08% -2.88% +0.39%

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 20 July 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SSH in the City of London

For the 6 months to 20 July 2019, 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 5 (71.43%) FTP
1 5 (71.43%) Data Centre
2 4 (57.14%) Load Balancing
2 4 (57.14%) Network Management
2 4 (57.14%) SNMP
2 4 (57.14%) LAN
2 4 (57.14%) WLAN
2 4 (57.14%) WAN
2 4 (57.14%) HTTPS
2 4 (57.14%) Cisco
2 4 (57.14%) DHCP
2 4 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (57.14%) IPsec
2 4 (57.14%) Migration
3 3 (42.86%) Manufacturing
3 3 (42.86%) Network Design
3 3 (42.86%) Red Hat
3 3 (42.86%) CCNP
3 3 (42.86%) Windows
3 3 (42.86%) Linux
3 3 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
4 2 (28.57%) Android
4 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (28.57%) TDD
4 2 (28.57%) ActiveMQ
4 2 (28.57%) Subversion
4 2 (28.57%) Selenium
4 2 (28.57%) GWT
4 2 (28.57%) jQuery

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 (28.57%) Apache Spark
1 2 (28.57%) Confluence
1 2 (28.57%) Elasticsearch
1 2 (28.57%) JBoss
1 2 (28.57%) Jetty
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle Self-Service HR
1 2 (28.57%) Tomcat
1 2 (28.57%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) FTP
2 4 (57.14%) DHCP
2 4 (57.14%) HTTPS
2 4 (57.14%) IPsec
2 4 (57.14%) LAN
2 4 (57.14%) SNMP
2 4 (57.14%) WAN
2 4 (57.14%) WLAN
3 1 (14.29%) BGP
3 1 (14.29%) HSRP
3 1 (14.29%) Internet
3 1 (14.29%) OSPF
3 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
3 1 (14.29%) VoIP
3 1 (14.29%) VPN
3 1 (14.29%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) Hadoop
1 2 (28.57%) MongoDB
1 2 (28.57%) MySQL
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database
1 2 (28.57%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Ant
1 2 (28.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (28.57%) ClearCase
1 2 (28.57%) Cucumber
1 2 (28.57%) Eclipse
1 2 (28.57%) FishEye
1 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
1 2 (28.57%) Gradle
1 2 (28.57%) Hudson
1 2 (28.57%) IntelliJ
1 2 (28.57%) Jenkins
1 2 (28.57%) JIRA
1 2 (28.57%) Leiningen
1 2 (28.57%) Maven
1 2 (28.57%) Mercurial
1 2 (28.57%) Poseidon for UML
1 2 (28.57%) Selenium
1 2 (28.57%) Subversion
1 2 (28.57%) Vagrant
General
1 3 (42.86%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Network Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Architect
3 2 (28.57%) Enterprise Architect
4 1 (14.29%) Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) ActiveMQ
1 2 (28.57%) AngularJS
1 2 (28.57%) Apache Camel
1 2 (28.57%) GWT
1 2 (28.57%) Hibernate
1 2 (28.57%) HTML
1 2 (28.57%) HTML5
1 2 (28.57%) JMS
1 2 (28.57%) jQuery
1 2 (28.57%) JSON
1 2 (28.57%) Node.js
1 2 (28.57%) Play Framework
1 2 (28.57%) RabbitMQ
1 2 (28.57%) React
1 2 (28.57%) Spring
1 2 (28.57%) STL
1 2 (28.57%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) Data Centre
2 2 (28.57%) Derivative
2 2 (28.57%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Linux
1 3 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Android
2 2 (28.57%) Apple iOS
2 2 (28.57%) CentOS
2 2 (28.57%) Debian
2 2 (28.57%) Mac OS X
2 2 (28.57%) Ubuntu
3 1 (14.29%) AIX
3 1 (14.29%) Solaris
3 1 (14.29%) Unix
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (14.29%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Load Balancing
1 4 (57.14%) Migration
1 4 (57.14%) Network Management
2 3 (42.86%) Network Design
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) Continuous Delivery
3 2 (28.57%) Deployment Automation
3 2 (28.57%) DevOps
3 2 (28.57%) JVM Tuning
3 2 (28.57%) Kanban
3 2 (28.57%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (28.57%) Scrum
3 2 (28.57%) TDD
3 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
3 2 (28.57%) UML
4 1 (14.29%) B2B
4 1 (14.29%) High Availability
4 1 (14.29%) Performance Metrics
4 1 (14.29%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) Bash Shell
1 2 (28.57%) C
1 2 (28.57%) C++
1 2 (28.57%) Clojure
1 2 (28.57%) ClojureScript
1 2 (28.57%) Groovy
1 2 (28.57%) Java
1 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
1 2 (28.57%) Perl
1 2 (28.57%) PL/SQL
1 2 (28.57%) Python
1 2 (28.57%) Ruby
1 2 (28.57%) Scala
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
1 2 (28.57%) T-SQL
1 2 (28.57%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (42.86%) CCNP
3 2 (28.57%) CCIE
3 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
4 1 (14.29%) CCIE Routing and Switching
4 1 (14.29%) CCIE Service Provider
4 1 (14.29%) DV Cleared
4 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) Puppet
1 2 (28.57%) Salt
2 1 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Cisco
2 3 (42.86%) Red Hat
3 2 (28.57%) Cloudera
3 2 (28.57%) Hortonworks
3 2 (28.57%) Meraki
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle
3 2 (28.57%) Sybase
4 1 (14.29%) IBM
4 1 (14.29%) TIBCO