Period
to 23 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 23 January 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)
England > London
6 months to
23 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 544 562 440
Rank change year-on-year +18 -122 +81
Contract jobs citing SSH 71 74 160
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.16% 0.16% 0.38%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.50% 1.40% 2.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 44 74
London median daily rate £425 £425 £469
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -9.33% +4.17%
10th Percentile £315 £307 £316
90th Percentile £588 £614 £575
England median daily rate £450 £425 £475
% change year-on-year +5.88% -10.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
London median hourly rate £26.00 - £40.85
England median hourly rate £19.25 - £40.00

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 London with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 4,725 5,284 5,458
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 10.62% 11.33% 13.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,211 3,630 3,594
London median daily rate £453 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £205 £213 £260
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
England median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 120 149 153
London median hourly rate £24.12 £18.70 £19.92
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.96% -6.12% -11.47%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.40 £12.50
90th Percentile £55.79 £47.83 £50.00
England median hourly rate £18.76 £18.70 £22.50
% change year-on-year +0.29% -16.89% -

SSH
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing SSH as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for SSH in London

SSH
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SSH in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for SSH in London

SSH
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SSH in London over the 6 months to 23 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SSH in London

SSH
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing SSH in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SSH in London

SSH
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SSH within the London region over the 6 months to 23 January 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Central London -12 9 £365 -23.16% 4
West London +22 4 £558 -
South London -13 2 £475 -15.37%
East London - 1 - - 2
SSH
England

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 London region with a requirement for SSH.

1 31 (43.66%) Linux
2 29 (40.85%) Firewall
2 29 (40.85%) Git (software)
3 28 (39.44%) Docker
3 28 (39.44%) Kubernetes
4 26 (36.62%) Bash Shell
5 25 (35.21%) VMware
5 25 (35.21%) DevOps
6 24 (33.80%) HTTP
7 21 (29.58%) Java
7 21 (29.58%) Configuration Management
8 20 (28.17%) SMTP
9 19 (26.76%) DNS
9 19 (26.76%) Ansible
10 18 (25.35%) Docker Swarm
10 18 (25.35%) VMware Infrastructure
11 17 (23.94%) Python
12 16 (22.54%) SSL
12 16 (22.54%) TCP/IP
12 16 (22.54%) Internet
13 15 (21.13%) FTP
13 15 (21.13%) Puppet
13 15 (21.13%) Test Automation
14 14 (19.72%) Amazon AWS
14 14 (19.72%) NFS
14 14 (19.72%) Cisco
14 14 (19.72%) HTML
14 14 (19.72%) CSS
15 13 (18.31%) LAN
15 13 (18.31%) Splunk

SSH
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 13 (18.31%) OpenStack
2 11 (15.49%) Apache
3 9 (12.68%) Tomcat
4 8 (11.27%) CMS
5 6 (8.45%) Confluence
5 6 (8.45%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (2.82%) nginx
Applications
1 5 (7.04%) Microsoft Excel
1 5 (7.04%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.41%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 3 (4.23%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 14 (19.72%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (12.68%) OpenShift
3 6 (8.45%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (7.04%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 5 (7.04%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (7.04%) Amazon ELB
4 5 (7.04%) Amazon S3
4 5 (7.04%) Google Cloud Platform
4 5 (7.04%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 3 (4.23%) SaaS
6 2 (2.82%) GitHub
7 1 (1.41%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 29 (40.85%) Firewall
2 24 (33.80%) HTTP
3 20 (28.17%) SMTP
4 19 (26.76%) DNS
5 16 (22.54%) Internet
5 16 (22.54%) SSL
5 16 (22.54%) TCP/IP
6 15 (21.13%) FTP
7 13 (18.31%) LAN
8 12 (16.90%) SNMP
8 12 (16.90%) VLAN
8 12 (16.90%) WAN
9 10 (14.08%) OpenLDAP
10 8 (11.27%) DHCP
10 8 (11.27%) Wireless
11 7 (9.86%) VPN
12 6 (8.45%) Cisco Wireless
12 6 (8.45%) HTTPS
12 6 (8.45%) MPLS
12 6 (8.45%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (12.68%) Apache Cassandra
2 6 (8.45%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (7.04%) Amazon RDS
4 3 (4.23%) MySQL
5 2 (2.82%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.82%) SQL Server
5 2 (2.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.41%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 29 (40.85%) Git (software)
2 12 (16.90%) Jenkins
3 10 (14.08%) Maven
4 9 (12.68%) gulp
5 8 (11.27%) Bitbucket
6 7 (9.86%) Ant
6 7 (9.86%) JUnit
6 7 (9.86%) SonarQube
7 6 (8.45%) JIRA
7 6 (8.45%) Liquibase
7 6 (8.45%) Sonatype Nexus
8 4 (5.63%) GitLab
9 3 (4.23%) git-flow
9 3 (4.23%) GoCD
9 3 (4.23%) Subversion
10 2 (2.82%) Gradle
10 2 (2.82%) Vagrant
11 1 (1.41%) Arsenale Dataplane
11 1 (1.41%) Cucumber
11 1 (1.41%) JIRA Agile
General
1 3 (4.23%) German Language
1 3 (4.23%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.41%) Finance
2 1 (1.41%) Legal
2 1 (1.41%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 15 (21.13%) Developer
1 15 (21.13%) DevOps Engineer
2 10 (14.08%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 9 (12.68%) Network Engineer
4 7 (9.86%) Administrator
4 7 (9.86%) Analyst
4 7 (9.86%) Systems Administrator
5 6 (8.45%) AWS DevOps
5 6 (8.45%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 6 (8.45%) AWS Engineer
5 6 (8.45%) Consultant
6 5 (7.04%) Linux Administrator
6 5 (7.04%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 5 (7.04%) Network Analyst
7 4 (5.63%) Cassandra Engineer
7 4 (5.63%) Network Support
7 4 (5.63%) Security Engineer
7 4 (5.63%) Senior DevOps
7 4 (5.63%) Site Engineer
7 4 (5.63%) Site Reliability Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (19.72%) CSS
1 14 (19.72%) HTML
2 13 (18.31%) React
3 12 (16.90%) Elastic Stack
4 10 (14.08%) AngularJS
4 10 (14.08%) Polymer
4 10 (14.08%) Vue.js
5 9 (12.68%) jQuery
5 9 (12.68%) Sass
6 8 (11.27%) REST
7 6 (8.45%) LDAP
7 6 (8.45%) MCollective
8 4 (5.63%) Web Services
9 3 (4.23%) CSS3
9 3 (4.23%) HTML5
9 3 (4.23%) Symfony
10 2 (2.82%) Pixi.js
10 2 (2.82%) Three.js
11 1 (1.41%) Jest
11 1 (1.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 13 (18.31%) Data Centre
2 12 (16.90%) Clustering
3 11 (15.49%) Linux Command Line
4 3 (4.23%) Social Media
4 3 (4.23%) User Experience
5 2 (2.82%) IBM Storwize
6 1 (1.41%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.41%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 1 (1.41%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.41%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.41%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.41%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.41%) STB
6 1 (1.41%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 31 (43.66%) Linux
2 12 (16.90%) Unix
3 11 (15.49%) Windows
4 6 (8.45%) CentOS
5 4 (5.63%) Windows Server
6 3 (4.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (2.82%) AIX
7 2 (2.82%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.41%) Debian
8 1 (1.41%) RancherOS
8 1 (1.41%) Solaris
8 1 (1.41%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (35.21%) DevOps
2 21 (29.58%) Configuration Management
3 15 (21.13%) Test Automation
4 12 (16.90%) Performance Optimisation
5 11 (15.49%) Microservices
5 11 (15.49%) Task Automation
6 10 (14.08%) Front End Development
7 9 (12.68%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (12.68%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (12.68%) Responsive Web Design
7 9 (12.68%) Service Management
7 9 (12.68%) TDD
8 8 (11.27%) Capacity Planning
8 8 (11.27%) Content Management
8 8 (11.27%) Demand Forecasting
8 8 (11.27%) ITIL
8 8 (11.27%) Performance Analysis
8 8 (11.27%) Problem-Solving
9 7 (9.86%) Continuous Delivery
9 7 (9.86%) Storage Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (36.62%) Bash Shell
2 21 (29.58%) Java
3 17 (23.94%) Python
4 12 (16.90%) Go
5 11 (15.49%) JavaScript
6 7 (9.86%) Perl
6 7 (9.86%) PHP
7 6 (8.45%) Groovy
8 5 (7.04%) C
8 5 (7.04%) Shell Script
9 4 (5.63%) SQL
10 2 (2.82%) PowerShell
10 2 (2.82%) Ruby
11 1 (1.41%) C#
11 1 (1.41%) C++
11 1 (1.41%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (8.45%) CCNP
1 6 (8.45%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (2.82%) CCIE
2 2 (2.82%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (2.82%) PMI Certification
2 2 (2.82%) PMP
2 2 (2.82%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.41%) CCNA
3 1 (1.41%) CESG Certified Professional
3 1 (1.41%) CISA
3 1 (1.41%) CISM
3 1 (1.41%) CISSP
3 1 (1.41%) Degree
3 1 (1.41%) JNCIA
3 1 (1.41%) JNCIS
3 1 (1.41%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (12.68%) WCAG
2 1 (1.41%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (1.41%) GDPR
2 1 (1.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.41%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.41%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (39.44%) Docker
2 18 (25.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (19.72%) NFS
4 13 (18.31%) Xen
5 9 (12.68%) Virtual Machines
6 6 (8.45%) Postfix
6 6 (8.45%) Squid
6 6 (8.45%) vCloud
7 5 (7.04%) Active Directory
8 3 (4.23%) Shibboleth
8 3 (4.23%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (4.23%) vSphere
9 2 (2.82%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (1.41%) Firmware
10 1 (1.41%) Hyper-V
10 1 (1.41%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 28 (39.44%) Kubernetes
2 19 (26.76%) Ansible
3 18 (25.35%) Docker Swarm
4 15 (21.13%) Puppet
5 12 (16.90%) Mesos
6 11 (15.49%) Terraform
7 7 (9.86%) Rancher
7 7 (9.86%) ZABBIX
8 6 (8.45%) Kibana
8 6 (8.45%) logstash
9 5 (7.04%) Rsyslog
9 5 (7.04%) Sysdig
10 4 (5.63%) Icinga
10 4 (5.63%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 3 (4.23%) Nagios
11 3 (4.23%) Opscode Chef
11 3 (4.23%) Prometheus
12 2 (2.82%) PowerCLI
12 2 (2.82%) Tivoli
13 1 (1.41%) Nessus
Vendors
1 25 (35.21%) VMware
2 14 (19.72%) Cisco
3 13 (18.31%) Splunk
4 8 (11.27%) Microsoft
5 6 (8.45%) Sonatype
6 4 (5.63%) CyberArk
6 4 (5.63%) F5
6 4 (5.63%) NetApp
7 3 (4.23%) CheckPoint
7 3 (4.23%) IBM
7 3 (4.23%) Oracle
8 2 (2.82%) Huawei
8 2 (2.82%) Meraki
8 2 (2.82%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.41%) AppDynamics
9 1 (1.41%) EMC
9 1 (1.41%) Google
9 1 (1.41%) Qualys
9 1 (1.41%) Rackspace
9 1 (1.41%) Zerto