Period
to 22 May 2018

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 22 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)
England > London
6 months to
22 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 566 503 515
Rank change year-on-year -63 +12 +34
Contract jobs citing SSH 59 70 78
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.13% 0.18% 0.18%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.06% 1.49% 1.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 49 45
London median daily rate £475 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.76% +9.68%
10th Percentile £325 £323 £225
90th Percentile £575 £575 £538
England median daily rate £455 £475 £419
% change year-on-year -4.21% +13.43% +15.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
London median hourly rate - £49.19 £9.39
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +423.86% -
England median hourly rate - £49.19 £9.39
% change year-on-year - +423.86% -

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 5,547 4,693 5,523
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 12.17% 11.93% 12.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,840 3,150 3,705
London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £213 £263 £235
90th Percentile £625 £615 £600
England median daily rate £425 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 168 138 111
London median hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +2.27% +10.00%
10th Percentile £12.93 £12.85 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.83 £50.00 £43.75
England median hourly rate £20.00 £19.89 £25.00
% change year-on-year +0.57% -20.45% +16.28%

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 22 May 2018.

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 22 May 2018. 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 -41 6 £488 - 9
South London -58 4 £495 - 1
East London -15 1 - - 1
SSH
England

For the 6 months to 22 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 London region with a requirement for SSH.

1 45 (76.27%) Linux
2 33 (55.93%) Bash Shell
3 26 (44.07%) Git (software)
4 24 (40.68%) Java
4 24 (40.68%) Jenkins
5 21 (35.59%) DevOps
6 20 (33.90%) JIRA
7 19 (32.20%) Maven
7 19 (32.20%) Windows
8 18 (30.51%) SQL
8 18 (30.51%) DNS
9 17 (28.81%) Apache
9 17 (28.81%) Puppet
10 16 (27.12%) Tomcat
10 16 (27.12%) PostgreSQL
11 15 (25.42%) Amazon AWS
11 15 (25.42%) Spring
12 14 (23.73%) Python
12 14 (23.73%) FTP
13 13 (22.03%) SMTP
13 13 (22.03%) TCP/IP
13 13 (22.03%) Perl
13 13 (22.03%) Finance
14 12 (20.34%) VMware
14 12 (20.34%) Docker
14 12 (20.34%) GitHub
15 11 (18.64%) Ansible
15 11 (18.64%) Oracle
15 11 (18.64%) HTTP
15 11 (18.64%) CentOS

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 17 (28.81%) Apache
2 16 (27.12%) Tomcat
3 7 (11.86%) Confluence
3 7 (11.86%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (6.78%) CMS
5 3 (5.08%) Apache Spark
5 3 (5.08%) JBoss
5 3 (5.08%) Jetty
5 3 (5.08%) Oracle Self-Service HR
5 3 (5.08%) WebLogic
6 2 (3.39%) Apache Airflow
7 1 (1.69%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (1.69%) IBM HTTP Server
7 1 (1.69%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.69%) WebSphere
7 1 (1.69%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 7 (11.86%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (5.08%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.69%) HipChat
Cloud Services
1 15 (25.42%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (20.34%) GitHub
3 9 (15.25%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (11.86%) SaaS
5 6 (10.17%) Amazon EC2
5 6 (10.17%) Amazon S3
6 5 (8.47%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 4 (6.78%) G Suite
7 4 (6.78%) Slack
8 3 (5.08%) Amazon ELB
8 3 (5.08%) Amazon SQS
8 3 (5.08%) AWS Lambda
8 3 (5.08%) Serverless
8 3 (5.08%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 2 (3.39%) Datadog
9 2 (3.39%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (30.51%) DNS
2 14 (23.73%) FTP
3 13 (22.03%) SMTP
3 13 (22.03%) TCP/IP
4 11 (18.64%) HTTP
5 10 (16.95%) SNMP
5 10 (16.95%) WAN
6 9 (15.25%) DHCP
6 9 (15.25%) LAN
7 8 (13.56%) Firewall
8 6 (10.17%) SSL
9 5 (8.47%) Internet
10 4 (6.78%) OpenLDAP
10 4 (6.78%) OpenVPN
11 3 (5.08%) BGP
11 3 (5.08%) Cisco ASA
11 3 (5.08%) EIGRP
11 3 (5.08%) OSPF
11 3 (5.08%) VPN
12 2 (3.39%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (27.12%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (8.47%) Hadoop
2 5 (8.47%) MySQL
3 4 (6.78%) MongoDB
4 3 (5.08%) Amazon RDS
4 3 (5.08%) Oracle Database
4 3 (5.08%) SQL Server
5 2 (3.39%) Redis
6 1 (1.69%) Big Data
6 1 (1.69%) QGIS
6 1 (1.69%) Qlik Sense
Development Applications
1 26 (44.07%) Git (software)
2 24 (40.68%) Jenkins
3 20 (33.90%) JIRA
4 19 (32.20%) Maven
5 7 (11.86%) Ant
6 5 (8.47%) Subversion
7 4 (6.78%) JUnit
7 4 (6.78%) Liquibase
7 4 (6.78%) SonarQube
7 4 (6.78%) Sonatype Nexus
8 3 (5.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 3 (5.08%) ClearCase
8 3 (5.08%) Cucumber
8 3 (5.08%) Eclipse
8 3 (5.08%) Hudson
8 3 (5.08%) IntelliJ
8 3 (5.08%) Mercurial
8 3 (5.08%) Poseidon for UML
8 3 (5.08%) Selenium
8 3 (5.08%) Vagrant
General
1 13 (22.03%) Finance
2 7 (11.86%) Legal
3 5 (8.47%) French Language
4 4 (6.78%) Banking
5 2 (3.39%) Spanish Language
6 1 (1.69%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 16 (27.12%) Developer
2 15 (25.42%) Java Developer
3 12 (20.34%) DevOps Engineer
4 7 (11.86%) Senior Developer
4 7 (11.86%) Senior Java Developer
5 5 (8.47%) Integration Developer
5 5 (8.47%) Network Engineer
6 4 (6.78%) Administrator
6 4 (6.78%) Analyst
6 4 (6.78%) IT Engineer
6 4 (6.78%) IT Security Engineer
6 4 (6.78%) Security Engineer
7 3 (5.08%) Applications Architect
7 3 (5.08%) Applications Engineer
7 3 (5.08%) Architect
7 3 (5.08%) Configuration Analyst
7 3 (5.08%) Consultant
7 3 (5.08%) Support Engineer
8 2 (3.39%) Site Engineer
8 2 (3.39%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (25.42%) Spring
2 9 (15.25%) XML
3 8 (13.56%) REST
4 7 (11.86%) AngularJS
5 6 (10.17%) JSON
5 6 (10.17%) LDAP
5 6 (10.17%) Node.js
5 6 (10.17%) React
6 5 (8.47%) RabbitMQ
7 4 (6.78%) Elastic Stack
7 4 (6.78%) JMS
7 4 (6.78%) MCollective
7 4 (6.78%) Middleware
8 3 (5.08%) ActiveMQ
8 3 (5.08%) Apache Camel
8 3 (5.08%) GWT
8 3 (5.08%) Hibernate
8 3 (5.08%) HTML
8 3 (5.08%) Play Framework
8 3 (5.08%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.47%) Fintech
1 5 (8.47%) Management Information System
2 4 (6.78%) Self-Motivation
3 3 (5.08%) Derivative
3 3 (5.08%) Linux Command Line
3 3 (5.08%) User Experience
4 2 (3.39%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.39%) Replication
5 1 (1.69%) Clustering
5 1 (1.69%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.69%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.69%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 45 (76.27%) Linux
2 19 (32.20%) Windows
3 11 (18.64%) CentOS
4 10 (16.95%) Windows Server
5 6 (10.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (10.17%) Ubuntu
5 6 (10.17%) Unix
6 3 (5.08%) Android
6 3 (5.08%) Apple iOS
6 3 (5.08%) Debian
6 3 (5.08%) Mac OS X
7 2 (3.39%) Windows 10
7 2 (3.39%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (1.69%) Mac OS
8 1 (1.69%) Solaris
8 1 (1.69%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (35.59%) DevOps
2 10 (16.95%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (15.25%) Microservices
4 7 (11.86%) Continuous Delivery
4 7 (11.86%) Information Security
4 7 (11.86%) Migration
4 7 (11.86%) Scrum
5 6 (10.17%) Configuration Management
5 6 (10.17%) ITIL
5 6 (10.17%) Open Source
5 6 (10.17%) Problem-Solving
5 6 (10.17%) Service Management
5 6 (10.17%) TDD
6 5 (8.47%) Change Management
6 5 (8.47%) Deployment Automation
6 5 (8.47%) High Availability
6 5 (8.47%) Network Management
7 4 (6.78%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (6.78%) Risk Management
7 4 (6.78%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 33 (55.93%) Bash Shell
2 24 (40.68%) Java
3 18 (30.51%) SQL
4 14 (23.73%) Python
5 13 (22.03%) Perl
6 8 (13.56%) JavaScript
7 7 (11.86%) PowerShell
8 6 (10.17%) Groovy
8 6 (10.17%) VBA
9 5 (8.47%) AWK
10 4 (6.78%) C++
10 4 (6.78%) Ruby
10 4 (6.78%) Shell Script
11 3 (5.08%) Clojure
11 3 (5.08%) ClojureScript
11 3 (5.08%) PL/SQL
11 3 (5.08%) Scala
11 3 (5.08%) T-SQL
12 2 (3.39%) C
12 2 (3.39%) C#
Qualifications
1 7 (11.86%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (8.47%) CCNA
3 4 (6.78%) CISM
3 4 (6.78%) CISSP
3 4 (6.78%) SC Cleared
3 4 (6.78%) Security Cleared
4 3 (5.08%) CCSA
4 3 (5.08%) Degree
5 2 (3.39%) AWS Certification
5 2 (3.39%) CCNP
5 2 (3.39%) CISA
5 2 (3.39%) CTC Cleared
5 2 (3.39%) DV Cleared
5 2 (3.39%) Network+ Certification
6 1 (1.69%) CCSE
6 1 (1.69%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (5.08%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.69%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (1.69%) GDPR
3 1 (1.69%) PMO
3 1 (1.69%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (20.34%) Docker
2 7 (11.86%) Active Directory
3 6 (10.17%) Virtual Machines
4 5 (8.47%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (6.78%) Postfix
5 4 (6.78%) Squid
5 4 (6.78%) vCloud
5 4 (6.78%) vSphere
6 3 (5.08%) NFS
6 3 (5.08%) Samba
7 2 (3.39%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (1.69%) Hyper-V
8 1 (1.69%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 1 (1.69%) Veritas File System
8 1 (1.69%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 17 (28.81%) Puppet
2 11 (18.64%) Ansible
3 10 (16.95%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (13.56%) ZABBIX
5 7 (11.86%) Nagios
6 6 (10.17%) Kubernetes
7 5 (8.47%) Grafana
7 5 (8.47%) Terraform
8 4 (6.78%) Cacti
8 4 (6.78%) Docker Swarm
8 4 (6.78%) Kibana
8 4 (6.78%) logstash
8 4 (6.78%) OpenView
8 4 (6.78%) Rancher
9 3 (5.08%) Rsyslog
9 3 (5.08%) Salt
9 3 (5.08%) Sysdig
9 3 (5.08%) vRealize Orchestrator
10 2 (3.39%) Pingdom
10 2 (3.39%) WSUS
Vendors
1 12 (20.34%) VMware
2 11 (18.64%) Oracle
3 8 (13.56%) Microsoft
4 6 (10.17%) HP
5 5 (8.47%) Cisco
5 5 (8.47%) Okta
5 5 (8.47%) SolarWinds
6 4 (6.78%) Red Hat
6 4 (6.78%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (6.78%) Sonatype
6 4 (6.78%) Splunk
7 3 (5.08%) CheckPoint
7 3 (5.08%) Cloudera
7 3 (5.08%) Hortonworks
7 3 (5.08%) IBM
7 3 (5.08%) Sybase
8 2 (3.39%) CenturyLink
8 2 (3.39%) CyberArk
8 2 (3.39%) ForgeRock
8 2 (3.39%) ServiceNow