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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 2022 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 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 511 452 422
Rank change year-on-year -59 -30 +151
Contract jobs citing SSH 75 18 19
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.19% 0.074% 0.096%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.06% 0.82% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 11 12
10th Percentile £461 £405 -
25th Percentile £553 £419 £450
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £677 £500 £563
Median % change year-on-year +35.36% -11.11% +26.76%
75th Percentile £700 £650 £619
90th Percentile £746 £688 £638
England median daily rate £625 £488 £489
% change year-on-year +28.21% -0.26% +8.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £78.75 - -
England median hourly rate £78.75 £52.50 -
% change year-on-year +50.00% - -

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 3,645 2,183 2,166
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 9.44% 8.95% 10.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,527 1,514 1,506
10th Percentile £313 £294 £213
25th Percentile £450 £380 £350
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £475 £450
Median % change year-on-year +15.79% +5.56% -5.26%
75th Percentile £650 £575 £575
90th Percentile £750 £675 £650
England median daily rate £500 £440 £425
% change year-on-year +13.64% +3.53% -2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 87 20 60
10th Percentile £20.96 £13.85 £15.18
25th Percentile £23.91 £21.53 £18.50
Median hourly rate £29.12 £47.33 £37.13
Median % change year-on-year -38.47% +27.48% +65.00%
75th Percentile £46.81 £64.06 £47.83
90th Percentile £67.50 £76.03 £52.63
England median hourly rate £23.91 £23.63 £20.50
% change year-on-year +1.21% +15.24% +9.33%

SSH
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for SSH in London

SSH
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing SSH in London.

Daily rate trend for SSH in London

SSH
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing SSH in London over the 6 months to 22 May 2022.

Daily rate histogram for SSH in London

SSH
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing SSH in London.

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 2022. 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
Jobs
Central London - 13 £638 - 3
South London - 1 £450 -
SSH
England

For the 6 months to 22 May 2022, 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 55 (73.33%) Linux
2 43 (57.33%) Windows
3 41 (54.67%) Python
4 33 (44.00%) DevOps
5 32 (42.67%) Azure
6 27 (36.00%) Bash
6 27 (36.00%) HTTP
6 27 (36.00%) DNS
7 25 (33.33%) Ansible
8 24 (32.00%) Unix
8 24 (32.00%) Finance
9 23 (30.67%) FTP
9 23 (30.67%) PowerShell
9 23 (30.67%) Kubernetes
10 21 (28.00%) Terraform
10 21 (28.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 21 (28.00%) Red Hat
10 21 (28.00%) Agile
11 20 (26.67%) Shell Script
11 20 (26.67%) SMTP
11 20 (26.67%) Git (software)
12 19 (25.33%) Analytical Skills
12 19 (25.33%) SQL
12 19 (25.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 19 (25.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 19 (25.33%) CI/CD
13 17 (22.67%) Test Automation
14 16 (21.33%) Back Office
15 15 (20.00%) Microsoft
16 14 (18.67%) Banking

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 5 (6.67%) Confluence
2 4 (5.33%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.33%) Apache
3 1 (1.33%) IIS
3 1 (1.33%) nginx
3 1 (1.33%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.33%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (8.00%) FileZilla
2 2 (2.67%) AutoCAD
Cloud Services
1 32 (42.67%) Azure
2 11 (14.67%) AWS
3 7 (9.33%) Azure ExpressRoute
4 6 (8.00%) GCP
5 4 (5.33%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (5.33%) Azure Data Factory
5 4 (5.33%) OpenShift
6 3 (4.00%) Azure Storage
7 2 (2.67%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 2 (2.67%) Amazon ELB
7 2 (2.67%) Amazon Glacier
7 2 (2.67%) Amazon S3
7 2 (2.67%) AWS KMS
7 2 (2.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 1 (1.33%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (1.33%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (1.33%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 27 (36.00%) DNS
1 27 (36.00%) HTTP
2 23 (30.67%) FTP
3 20 (26.67%) SMTP
4 9 (12.00%) DHCP
4 9 (12.00%) VPN
5 7 (9.33%) Firewall
6 6 (8.00%) MPLS
6 6 (8.00%) WAN
6 6 (8.00%) Wireless
7 5 (6.67%) HTTPS
7 5 (6.67%) SD-WAN
7 5 (6.67%) TCP/IP
8 3 (4.00%) Telnet
9 2 (2.67%) Network Security
9 2 (2.67%) SNMP
9 2 (2.67%) X.509
10 1 (1.33%) Reverse Proxy
10 1 (1.33%) SSL
10 1 (1.33%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (25.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 19 (25.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 13 (17.33%) SQL Server
3 12 (16.00%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (8.00%) MySQL
5 5 (6.67%) Data Lake
5 5 (6.67%) Spatial Data
6 4 (5.33%) Hadoop
6 4 (5.33%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (2.67%) Amazon RDS
7 2 (2.67%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 20 (26.67%) Git (software)
2 5 (6.67%) JIRA
3 4 (5.33%) Jenkins
4 2 (2.67%) Bitbucket
4 2 (2.67%) Maven
4 2 (2.67%) Subversion
4 2 (2.67%) Vagrant
5 1 (1.33%) Gradle
5 1 (1.33%) webpack
5 1 (1.33%) WiX
General
1 24 (32.00%) Finance
2 19 (25.33%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (21.33%) Back Office
4 14 (18.67%) Banking
5 12 (16.00%) Social Skills
6 7 (9.33%) Financial Institution
7 2 (2.67%) Legal
8 1 (1.33%) Organisational Skills
8 1 (1.33%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (1.33%) Presentation Skills
8 1 (1.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 24 (32.00%) Analyst
2 20 (26.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 20 (26.67%) Support Analyst
3 19 (25.33%) Applications Support
4 18 (24.00%) Applications Support Analyst
5 17 (22.67%) Azure Engineer
6 13 (17.33%) Azure DevOps
7 12 (16.00%) Azure DevOps Engineer
8 8 (10.67%) Data Engineer
8 8 (10.67%) Developer
9 4 (5.33%) Consultant
9 4 (5.33%) Senior Data Engineer
10 2 (2.67%) Broadcast Engineer
10 2 (2.67%) Cloud Engineer
10 2 (2.67%) CyberArk Consultant
10 2 (2.67%) DevOps Consultant
10 2 (2.67%) HR Analyst
10 2 (2.67%) IT Engineer
10 2 (2.67%) Reward Analyst
10 2 (2.67%) Workday Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (17.33%) Kafka
2 12 (16.00%) .NET
3 5 (6.67%) AngularJS
3 5 (6.67%) CSS
3 5 (6.67%) FastAPI
3 5 (6.67%) Flask
3 5 (6.67%) HTML
4 4 (5.33%) Elastic Stack
4 4 (5.33%) PySpark
5 2 (2.67%) LDAP
6 1 (1.33%) Node.js
6 1 (1.33%) SailPoint
6 1 (1.33%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.67%) SWIFT
2 4 (5.33%) PKI
3 2 (2.67%) Private Cloud
3 2 (2.67%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (1.33%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.33%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.33%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 55 (73.33%) Linux
2 43 (57.33%) Windows
3 24 (32.00%) Unix
4 21 (28.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (2.67%) VMS
6 1 (1.33%) AIX
6 1 (1.33%) CentOS
6 1 (1.33%) Solaris
6 1 (1.33%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (44.00%) DevOps
2 21 (28.00%) Agile
3 19 (25.33%) CI/CD
4 17 (22.67%) Test Automation
5 13 (17.33%) ETL
6 12 (16.00%) Deployment Automation
6 12 (16.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 12 (16.00%) Strategic Roadmap
7 10 (13.33%) Problem-Solving
8 7 (9.33%) Configuration Management
8 7 (9.33%) Innovative Thinking
9 6 (8.00%) Infrastructure as Code
9 6 (8.00%) Migration
9 6 (8.00%) Workflow
10 5 (6.67%) Artificial Intelligence
10 5 (6.67%) Data Science
10 5 (6.67%) Machine Learning
10 5 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
10 5 (6.67%) Scrum
10 5 (6.67%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 41 (54.67%) Python
2 27 (36.00%) Bash
3 23 (30.67%) PowerShell
4 20 (26.67%) Shell Script
5 19 (25.33%) SQL
6 9 (12.00%) Perl
7 7 (9.33%) Java
7 7 (9.33%) Korn
8 6 (8.00%) C#
9 5 (6.67%) JavaScript
10 4 (5.33%) C++
10 4 (5.33%) Scala
11 2 (2.67%) Groovy
11 2 (2.67%) Ruby
12 1 (1.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (9.33%) Security Cleared
2 6 (8.00%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.33%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.33%) CISM
3 1 (1.33%) CISSP
3 1 (1.33%) Degree
3 1 (1.33%) GIAC
3 1 (1.33%) IISP
3 1 (1.33%) ISSAP
3 1 (1.33%) Master's Degree
3 1 (1.33%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.33%) Accessibility
1 1 (1.33%) QA
System Software
1 12 (16.00%) NFS
2 11 (14.67%) Docker
3 3 (4.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (2.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.33%) Sendmail
5 1 (1.33%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 25 (33.33%) Ansible
2 23 (30.67%) Kubernetes
3 21 (28.00%) Terraform
4 5 (6.67%) FortiGate
5 1 (1.33%) Active Directory Federation Services
5 1 (1.33%) CASB
5 1 (1.33%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (1.33%) Nagios
5 1 (1.33%) Oracle Identity Management
5 1 (1.33%) Puppet
5 1 (1.33%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 21 (28.00%) Red Hat
2 15 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 9 (12.00%) Splunk
4 7 (9.33%) Zscaler
5 6 (8.00%) Aruba
5 6 (8.00%) Atlassian
5 6 (8.00%) CheckPoint
5 6 (8.00%) Cisco
5 6 (8.00%) Juniper
5 6 (8.00%) Oracle
5 6 (8.00%) Palo Alto
6 4 (5.33%) VMware
7 3 (4.00%) Citrix
8 2 (2.67%) CyberArk
8 2 (2.67%) Workday
9 1 (1.33%) Aveksa