Period
to 22 August 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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 532 544 530
Rank change year-on-year +12 -14 -53
Contract jobs citing SSH 38 84 74
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.097% 0.18% 0.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.93% 1.51% 1.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 59 39
London median daily rate £475 £517 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.12% +8.84% +5.56%
10th Percentile £265 £322 £306
90th Percentile £696 £593 £588
England median daily rate £450 £450 £418
% change year-on-year - +7.78% -7.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
London median hourly rate - £18.70 £49.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -61.98% +423.86%
England median hourly rate - £18.70 £49.19
% change year-on-year - -61.98% +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 4,089 5,548 4,918
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 10.39% 12.21% 11.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,719 3,849 3,242
London median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% - +2.27%
10th Percentile £210 £206 £225
90th Percentile £650 £638 £625
England median daily rate £425 £425 £413
% change year-on-year - +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 108 158 141
London median hourly rate £23.25 £20.00 £21.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.25% -5.46% +11.34%
10th Percentile £13.84 £14.00 £12.00
90th Percentile £53.75 £52.50 £49.19
England median hourly rate £23.75 £20.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +18.75% +11.11% -28.00%

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 August 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 22 August 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 +23 9 £450 +9.76% 3
West London +21 7 £525 +5.00% 2
North London - 1 £350 -
SSH
England

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 16 (42.11%) Linux
2 14 (36.84%) Windows
3 12 (31.58%) Java
4 11 (28.95%) Bash Shell
5 10 (26.32%) AWS
5 10 (26.32%) Node.js
5 10 (26.32%) SQL
5 10 (26.32%) MySQL
5 10 (26.32%) Cisco
6 9 (23.68%) Data Centre
7 8 (21.05%) React
7 8 (21.05%) FTP
7 8 (21.05%) SNMP
7 8 (21.05%) Python
7 8 (21.05%) Oracle
7 8 (21.05%) HTML
7 8 (21.05%) XML
7 8 (21.05%) Jenkins
7 8 (21.05%) HTML5
7 8 (21.05%) JSON
7 8 (21.05%) Git (software)
8 7 (18.42%) Test Automation
8 7 (18.42%) CentOS
8 7 (18.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (18.42%) MongoDB
8 7 (18.42%) RabbitMQ
8 7 (18.42%) Cisco Certification
8 7 (18.42%) Red Hat
8 7 (18.42%) Firewall
8 7 (18.42%) JavaScript

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 7 (18.42%) Tomcat
2 5 (13.16%) Confluence
2 5 (13.16%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (13.16%) JBoss
2 5 (13.16%) Jetty
2 5 (13.16%) Oracle Self-Service HR
2 5 (13.16%) WebLogic
3 4 (10.53%) Apache Spark
4 3 (7.89%) WordPress
5 2 (5.26%) Apache
5 2 (5.26%) WebSphere
6 1 (2.63%) nginx
Applications
1 7 (18.42%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (7.89%) MS Visio
3 2 (5.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (13.16%) Workday HCM
2 1 (2.63%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 10 (26.32%) AWS
2 5 (13.16%) Azure
3 2 (5.26%) Cloudflare
3 2 (5.26%) DigitalOcean
4 1 (2.63%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (2.63%) Amazon S3
4 1 (2.63%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (2.63%) Datadog
4 1 (2.63%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 8 (21.05%) FTP
1 8 (21.05%) SNMP
2 7 (18.42%) Firewall
2 7 (18.42%) LAN
3 6 (15.79%) DHCP
3 6 (15.79%) Internet
3 6 (15.79%) IPsec
3 6 (15.79%) WAN
4 5 (13.16%) WLAN
4 5 (13.16%) X.509
5 4 (10.53%) Cisco IOS
5 4 (10.53%) HTTPS
6 3 (7.89%) HTTP
6 3 (7.89%) PuTTY
6 3 (7.89%) SSL
6 3 (7.89%) Telnet
6 3 (7.89%) VPN
7 2 (5.26%) BGP
7 2 (5.26%) Cisco ISE
7 2 (5.26%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (26.32%) MySQL
2 7 (18.42%) MongoDB
3 5 (13.16%) Hadoop
3 5 (13.16%) Oracle Database
3 5 (13.16%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (5.26%) Blockchain
4 2 (5.26%) SQL Server
5 1 (2.63%) Amazon Aurora
5 1 (2.63%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (2.63%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (2.63%) Redis
Development Applications
1 8 (21.05%) Git (software)
1 8 (21.05%) Jenkins
2 6 (15.79%) Cucumber
2 6 (15.79%) Selenium
3 5 (13.16%) Ant
3 5 (13.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 5 (13.16%) ClearCase
3 5 (13.16%) Eclipse
3 5 (13.16%) FishEye
3 5 (13.16%) Gradle
3 5 (13.16%) Hudson
3 5 (13.16%) IntelliJ
3 5 (13.16%) JIRA
3 5 (13.16%) Leiningen
3 5 (13.16%) Maven
3 5 (13.16%) Mercurial
3 5 (13.16%) Poseidon for UML
3 5 (13.16%) Subversion
3 5 (13.16%) Vagrant
4 4 (10.53%) Toad
General
1 4 (10.53%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (7.89%) Banking
2 3 (7.89%) Manufacturing
3 2 (5.26%) Games
3 2 (5.26%) Public Sector
3 2 (5.26%) Publishing
3 2 (5.26%) Retail
4 1 (2.63%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (21.05%) Consultant
2 6 (15.79%) Architect
3 5 (13.16%) Developer
3 5 (13.16%) Enterprise Architect
3 5 (13.16%) Network Engineer
4 4 (10.53%) Integration Consultant
4 4 (10.53%) Workday Consultant
4 4 (10.53%) Workday Integration Consultant
5 2 (5.26%) Administrator
5 2 (5.26%) Analyst
5 2 (5.26%) Automation Tester
5 2 (5.26%) Business Architect
5 2 (5.26%) Cisco Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) E-Commerce Tester
5 2 (5.26%) Java Automation Tester
5 2 (5.26%) Node.js Developer
5 2 (5.26%) Payroll Consultant
5 2 (5.26%) Senior Network Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (26.32%) Node.js
2 8 (21.05%) HTML
2 8 (21.05%) HTML5
2 8 (21.05%) JSON
2 8 (21.05%) React
2 8 (21.05%) XML
3 7 (18.42%) RabbitMQ
4 6 (15.79%) AngularJS
4 6 (15.79%) jQuery
5 5 (13.16%) ActiveMQ
5 5 (13.16%) Apache Camel
5 5 (13.16%) GWT
5 5 (13.16%) Hibernate
5 5 (13.16%) JMS
5 5 (13.16%) Play Framework
5 5 (13.16%) Spring
5 5 (13.16%) STL
6 4 (10.53%) CSS
6 4 (10.53%) LAMP
6 4 (10.53%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (23.68%) Data Centre
2 5 (13.16%) Derivative
2 5 (13.16%) User Experience
3 4 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (10.53%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (5.26%) Bitcoin
4 2 (5.26%) Online Games
4 2 (5.26%) SCADA
4 2 (5.26%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (2.63%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (2.63%) Data Structures
5 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.63%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 16 (42.11%) Linux
2 14 (36.84%) Windows
3 7 (18.42%) CentOS
3 7 (18.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (13.16%) Android
4 5 (13.16%) Apple iOS
4 5 (13.16%) Debian
4 5 (13.16%) Mac OS X
4 5 (13.16%) Ubuntu
4 5 (13.16%) Unix
5 3 (7.89%) Solaris
5 3 (7.89%) Windows Server
6 2 (5.26%) AIX
6 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (5.26%) zOS
7 1 (2.63%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (18.42%) Test Automation
2 6 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (15.79%) DevOps
2 6 (15.79%) Migration
2 6 (15.79%) Network Design
2 6 (15.79%) Problem-Solving
2 6 (15.79%) Scrum
3 5 (13.16%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (13.16%) Change Management
3 5 (13.16%) Continuous Delivery
3 5 (13.16%) Deployment Automation
3 5 (13.16%) JVM Tuning
3 5 (13.16%) Kanban
3 5 (13.16%) Load Balancing
3 5 (13.16%) Network Management
3 5 (13.16%) UML
4 4 (10.53%) TDD
5 3 (7.89%) E-Commerce
5 3 (7.89%) High Availability
5 3 (7.89%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 12 (31.58%) Java
2 11 (28.95%) Bash Shell
3 10 (26.32%) SQL
4 8 (21.05%) Python
5 7 (18.42%) JavaScript
6 5 (13.16%) C++
6 5 (13.16%) Clojure
6 5 (13.16%) ClojureScript
6 5 (13.16%) Groovy
6 5 (13.16%) Perl
6 5 (13.16%) PL/SQL
6 5 (13.16%) PowerShell
6 5 (13.16%) Ruby
6 5 (13.16%) Scala
6 5 (13.16%) T-SQL
7 4 (10.53%) PHP
7 4 (10.53%) VBA
8 3 (7.89%) C
9 1 (2.63%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (18.42%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (13.16%) CCIE
2 5 (13.16%) Security Cleared
3 3 (7.89%) CCNP
3 3 (7.89%) SC Cleared
4 2 (5.26%) CCNA
4 2 (5.26%) Degree
4 2 (5.26%) DV Cleared
5 1 (2.63%) CCIE Routing and Switching
5 1 (2.63%) CCIE Service Provider
5 1 (2.63%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (2.63%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.63%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) COBIT
1 1 (2.63%) HIPAA
1 1 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.63%) NIST
1 1 (2.63%) PCI DSS
1 1 (2.63%) QA
1 1 (2.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (2.63%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (13.16%) Active Directory
2 4 (10.53%) VMware ESXi
2 4 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (7.89%) Docker
3 3 (7.89%) Tivoli Directory Server
4 2 (5.26%) Firmware
4 2 (5.26%) ISA Server
4 2 (5.26%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (5.26%) VMware Workstation
4 2 (5.26%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (13.16%) Puppet
1 5 (13.16%) Salt
2 4 (10.53%) Tivoli
3 2 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (5.26%) Stealthwatch
3 2 (5.26%) vCenter Server
4 1 (2.63%) Terraform
Vendors
1 10 (26.32%) Cisco
2 8 (21.05%) Oracle
3 7 (18.42%) Microsoft
3 7 (18.42%) Red Hat
4 6 (15.79%) Sybase
5 5 (13.16%) Cloudera
5 5 (13.16%) Hortonworks
5 5 (13.16%) VMware
5 5 (13.16%) Workday
6 4 (10.53%) BeyondTrust
6 4 (10.53%) CA
6 4 (10.53%) CyberArk
6 4 (10.53%) IBM
6 4 (10.53%) Meraki
6 4 (10.53%) Sun
6 4 (10.53%) Thycotic
7 3 (7.89%) Centrify
7 3 (7.89%) hybris
7 3 (7.89%) Novell
8 2 (5.26%) Rackspace