Period
to 17 November 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 17 November 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
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 537 572 436
Rank change year-on-year +35 -136 +99
Contract jobs citing SSH 93 66 197
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.20% 0.14% 0.43%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.83% 1.24% 3.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 35 82
London median daily rate £509 £430 £455
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.26% -5.49% +7.06%
10th Percentile £311 £280 £313
90th Percentile £605 £625 £605
England median daily rate £450 £425 £475
% change year-on-year +5.88% -10.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
London median hourly rate £18.70 - £40.85
10th Percentile £12.74 - £33.04
90th Percentile £24.54 - £47.65
England median hourly rate £15.60 - £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 5,091 5,338 6,189
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 11.08% 11.40% 13.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,496 3,612 4,059
London median daily rate £450 £450 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +1.12% +5.95%
10th Percentile £200 £213 £255
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
England median daily rate £425 £403 £400
% change year-on-year +5.59% +0.63% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 130 149 142
London median hourly rate £22.82 £19.50 £19.12
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.00% +2.01% +4.74%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.70 £11.52
90th Percentile £55.79 £48.01 £50.00
England median hourly rate £20.00 £18.70 £22.50
% change year-on-year +6.95% -16.89% +9.76%

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 17 November 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing SSH in London over the 6 months to 17 November 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 17 November 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 -17 16 £400 -27.27% 2
West London -3 6 £525 - 2
South London -27 2 £475 +14.46%
East London - 1 - - 1
SSH
England

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 35 (37.63%) Linux
1 35 (37.63%) VMware
2 34 (36.56%) DevOps
3 32 (34.41%) Kubernetes
3 32 (34.41%) Bash Shell
3 32 (34.41%) DNS
3 32 (34.41%) Firewall
4 31 (33.33%) Docker
5 29 (31.18%) Git (software)
6 28 (30.11%) Amazon AWS
7 27 (29.03%) FTP
8 26 (27.96%) Java
9 25 (26.88%) HTTP
9 25 (26.88%) VMware Infrastructure
10 24 (25.81%) Windows
10 24 (25.81%) Configuration Management
11 23 (24.73%) WAN
12 22 (23.66%) Ansible
12 22 (23.66%) LAN
13 21 (22.58%) Unix
13 21 (22.58%) Docker Swarm
14 19 (20.43%) Splunk
14 19 (20.43%) Cisco
15 18 (19.35%) SSL
15 18 (19.35%) DHCP
15 18 (19.35%) NFS
16 17 (18.28%) TCP/IP
16 17 (18.28%) Internet
16 17 (18.28%) Cisco Certification
16 17 (18.28%) Task Automation

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 14 (15.05%) Apache
2 13 (13.98%) OpenStack
3 10 (10.75%) Tomcat
4 9 (9.68%) CMS
4 9 (9.68%) Confluence
4 9 (9.68%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (3.23%) nginx
6 1 (1.08%) Apache Airflow
6 1 (1.08%) Apache Spark
6 1 (1.08%) Gunicorn
6 1 (1.08%) IBM HTTP Server
6 1 (1.08%) IIS
6 1 (1.08%) JBoss
6 1 (1.08%) Jupyter
6 1 (1.08%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 1 (1.08%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.08%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.08%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 6 (6.45%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (5.38%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (5.38%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.08%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 2 (2.15%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 28 (30.11%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (16.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (9.68%) Amazon EC2
3 9 (9.68%) Amazon S3
3 9 (9.68%) OpenShift
3 9 (9.68%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 8 (8.60%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 8 (8.60%) Amazon ELB
5 5 (5.38%) Google Cloud Platform
5 5 (5.38%) Office 365
6 3 (3.23%) SaaS
7 2 (2.15%) G Suite
8 1 (1.08%) Amazon EMR
8 1 (1.08%) GitHub
8 1 (1.08%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 32 (34.41%) DNS
1 32 (34.41%) Firewall
2 27 (29.03%) FTP
3 25 (26.88%) HTTP
4 23 (24.73%) WAN
5 22 (23.66%) LAN
6 18 (19.35%) DHCP
6 18 (19.35%) SSL
7 17 (18.28%) Internet
7 17 (18.28%) TCP/IP
8 14 (15.05%) SMTP
9 13 (13.98%) VLAN
10 11 (11.83%) SNMP
10 11 (11.83%) VPN
10 11 (11.83%) Wireless
11 10 (10.75%) OpenLDAP
12 9 (9.68%) HTTPS
12 9 (9.68%) OpenVPN
13 8 (8.60%) Cisco Wireless
14 7 (7.53%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (9.68%) Amazon RDS
1 9 (9.68%) PostgreSQL
2 8 (8.60%) Apache Cassandra
3 5 (5.38%) MySQL
4 1 (1.08%) Big Data
4 1 (1.08%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.08%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.08%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.08%) phpMyAdmin
4 1 (1.08%) Spark SQL
4 1 (1.08%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.08%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.08%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 29 (31.18%) Git (software)
2 15 (16.13%) Jenkins
3 14 (15.05%) Maven
4 10 (10.75%) SonarQube
5 9 (9.68%) Ant
5 9 (9.68%) JIRA
5 9 (9.68%) JUnit
5 9 (9.68%) Liquibase
5 9 (9.68%) Sonatype Nexus
6 8 (8.60%) Bitbucket
6 8 (8.60%) gulp
7 5 (5.38%) Subversion
8 3 (3.23%) git-flow
9 2 (2.15%) GitLab
9 2 (2.15%) GoCD
10 1 (1.08%) Arsenale Dataplane
10 1 (1.08%) Gradle
10 1 (1.08%) JIRA Agile
10 1 (1.08%) TortoiseSVN
10 1 (1.08%) Vagrant
General
1 7 (7.53%) Finance
2 4 (4.30%) Banking
3 3 (3.23%) German Language
3 3 (3.23%) Legal
4 2 (2.15%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.08%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 23 (24.73%) DevOps Engineer
2 15 (16.13%) Network Engineer
3 14 (15.05%) AWS Engineer
4 12 (12.90%) Developer
5 10 (10.75%) Administrator
5 10 (10.75%) AWS DevOps
5 10 (10.75%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 10 (10.75%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 9 (9.68%) Security Engineer
7 7 (7.53%) Analyst
7 7 (7.53%) Cisco Engineer
7 7 (7.53%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 7 (7.53%) Linux Administrator
8 6 (6.45%) Consultant
8 6 (6.45%) CyberArk Engineer
8 6 (6.45%) Senior DevOps
8 6 (6.45%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 6 (6.45%) Systems Administrator
9 5 (5.38%) Network Analyst
9 5 (5.38%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (17.20%) REST
2 14 (15.05%) Elastic Stack
3 11 (11.83%) CSS
3 11 (11.83%) HTML
4 10 (10.75%) AngularJS
4 10 (10.75%) Polymer
4 10 (10.75%) React
4 10 (10.75%) Vue.js
5 9 (9.68%) MCollective
5 9 (9.68%) Sass
6 8 (8.60%) jQuery
7 7 (7.53%) Middleware
7 7 (7.53%) SailPoint
8 2 (2.15%) LAMP
8 2 (2.15%) LDAP
8 2 (2.15%) Pixi.js
8 2 (2.15%) Three.js
8 2 (2.15%) Web Services
8 2 (2.15%) XML
8 2 (2.15%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 16 (17.20%) Data Centre
1 16 (17.20%) Linux Command Line
2 13 (13.98%) Clustering
3 9 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.23%) Wiki
5 2 (2.15%) Celerra
5 2 (2.15%) CLARiiON
5 2 (2.15%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.15%) IBM Storwize
5 2 (2.15%) Private Cloud
5 2 (2.15%) Public Cloud
5 2 (2.15%) Replication
5 2 (2.15%) SWIFT
6 1 (1.08%) Fintech
6 1 (1.08%) Handset
6 1 (1.08%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.08%) PKI
6 1 (1.08%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 35 (37.63%) Linux
2 24 (25.81%) Windows
3 21 (22.58%) Unix
4 13 (13.98%) CentOS
5 8 (8.60%) Windows Server
6 7 (7.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (5.38%) Solaris
7 5 (5.38%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (4.30%) AIX
9 3 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (2.15%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 1 (1.08%) Debian
11 1 (1.08%) RancherOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (36.56%) DevOps
2 24 (25.81%) Configuration Management
3 17 (18.28%) Task Automation
4 13 (13.98%) Test Automation
5 12 (12.90%) Performance Optimisation
5 12 (12.90%) Problem-Solving
6 11 (11.83%) Information Security
6 11 (11.83%) Microservices
6 11 (11.83%) Privileged Access Management
6 11 (11.83%) Service Management
7 10 (10.75%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (10.75%) Front End Development
8 9 (9.68%) Capacity Planning
8 9 (9.68%) Continuous Delivery
8 9 (9.68%) Responsive Web Design
8 9 (9.68%) TDD
9 8 (8.60%) Content Management
9 8 (8.60%) Load Balancing
9 8 (8.60%) Patch Management
9 8 (8.60%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (34.41%) Bash Shell
2 26 (27.96%) Java
3 14 (15.05%) Python
4 12 (12.90%) Go
4 12 (12.90%) JavaScript
5 11 (11.83%) Groovy
6 8 (8.60%) Perl
7 6 (6.45%) Shell Script
8 4 (4.30%) SQL
9 2 (2.15%) Bourne shell
9 2 (2.15%) C
9 2 (2.15%) PHP
9 2 (2.15%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.08%) XPath
Qualifications
1 17 (18.28%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (8.60%) CCNP
3 7 (7.53%) CCNA
4 6 (6.45%) CISM
4 6 (6.45%) CISSP
5 5 (5.38%) CCSA
6 4 (4.30%) AWS Certification
7 3 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (3.23%) SC Cleared
7 3 (3.23%) Security Cleared
8 2 (2.15%) CCIE
8 2 (2.15%) Computer Science Degree
8 2 (2.15%) Degree
9 1 (1.08%) CESG Certified Professional
9 1 (1.08%) CISA
9 1 (1.08%) JNCIA
9 1 (1.08%) JNCIS
9 1 (1.08%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (9.68%) WCAG
2 4 (4.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (3.23%) SLA
4 2 (2.15%) PCI DSS
5 1 (1.08%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (1.08%) GDPR
5 1 (1.08%) ISAE 3402
System Software
1 31 (33.33%) Docker
2 25 (26.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (19.35%) NFS
4 16 (17.20%) Active Directory
5 13 (13.98%) Xen
6 12 (12.90%) Virtual Machines
7 9 (9.68%) Postfix
7 9 (9.68%) Squid
7 9 (9.68%) vCloud
8 8 (8.60%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (4.30%) vSphere
10 2 (2.15%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 2 (2.15%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (1.08%) Hyper-V
11 1 (1.08%) PowerHA
11 1 (1.08%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 32 (34.41%) Kubernetes
2 22 (23.66%) Ansible
3 21 (22.58%) Docker Swarm
4 14 (15.05%) Puppet
4 14 (15.05%) Terraform
5 12 (12.90%) Mesos
6 10 (10.75%) Rancher
7 9 (9.68%) Kibana
7 9 (9.68%) logstash
7 9 (9.68%) ZABBIX
8 8 (8.60%) Rsyslog
8 8 (8.60%) Sysdig
9 5 (5.38%) Tivoli Identity Manager
10 4 (4.30%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 3 (3.23%) SCCM
12 2 (2.15%) EMC NetWorker
12 2 (2.15%) Nagios
12 2 (2.15%) Tivoli
12 2 (2.15%) Veritas Storage Foundation
12 2 (2.15%) WSUS
Vendors
1 35 (37.63%) VMware
2 19 (20.43%) Cisco
2 19 (20.43%) Splunk
3 13 (13.98%) Oracle
4 12 (12.90%) Microsoft
5 11 (11.83%) CyberArk
6 10 (10.75%) IBM
7 9 (9.68%) Sonatype
8 7 (7.53%) CA
8 7 (7.53%) ForgeRock
8 7 (7.53%) ServiceNow
9 5 (5.38%) Red Hat
10 4 (4.30%) Meraki
10 4 (4.30%) NetApp
10 4 (4.30%) Veritas
11 3 (3.23%) CheckPoint
11 3 (3.23%) EMC
11 3 (3.23%) HP
11 3 (3.23%) Infoblox
11 3 (3.23%) Remedy