Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 2017 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
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 556 429 534
Rank change year-on-year -127 +105 +13
Contract jobs citing SSH 73 194 79
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.15% 0.43% 0.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.34% 3.09% 1.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 83 62
London median daily rate £425 £460 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.61% +8.24% +9.68%
10th Percentile £301 £313 £275
90th Percentile £628 £605 £579
England median daily rate £415 £475 £475
% change year-on-year -12.63% - +31.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
London median hourly rate - £40.85 £8.21
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +397.50% -
England median hourly rate - £40.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year - +128.57% -41.67%

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 5430 6270 5907
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 11.53% 13.90% 12.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 3643 4098 3904
London median daily rate £450 £450 £424
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.13% +6.00%
10th Percentile £213 £256 £219
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
England median daily rate £403 £400 £393
% change year-on-year +0.63% +1.91% +4.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 146 142 178
London median hourly rate £19.57 £19.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.00% -2.56% +5.41%
10th Percentile £12.75 £11.74 £11.50
90th Percentile £49.38 £50.00 £44.13
England median hourly rate £18.70 £23.50 £20.94
% change year-on-year -20.43% +12.25% +4.68%

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 24 November 2017.

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 24 November 2017. 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 -8 11 £500 +29.03%
South London -52 8 £561 +49.67%
West London -12 1 - - 2
SSH
England

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SSH also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for SSH.

1 40 (54.79%) Linux
2 28 (38.36%) HTTP
3 25 (34.25%) Java
4 23 (31.51%) Amazon AWS
5 20 (27.40%) SSL
5 20 (27.40%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (26.03%) DNS
6 19 (26.03%) Unix
7 18 (24.66%) TCP/IP
8 17 (23.29%) Git (software)
9 16 (21.92%) SMTP
9 16 (21.92%) Apache
9 16 (21.92%) Docker
9 16 (21.92%) Linux Command Line
10 15 (20.55%) Jenkins
10 15 (20.55%) Amazon EC2
10 15 (20.55%) Amazon S3
11 14 (19.18%) VPN
12 13 (17.81%) FTP
12 13 (17.81%) DevOps
13 12 (16.44%) Bash Shell
13 12 (16.44%) Puppet
13 12 (16.44%) Ansible
13 12 (16.44%) VMware
14 11 (15.07%) CentOS
14 11 (15.07%) Active Directory
14 11 (15.07%) Firewall
14 11 (15.07%) Finance
14 11 (15.07%) LDAP
14 11 (15.07%) Oracle

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 16 (21.92%) Apache
2 9 (12.33%) Confluence
2 9 (12.33%) Elasticsearch
2 9 (12.33%) Tomcat
3 6 (8.22%) Drupal
4 5 (6.85%) IIS
4 5 (6.85%) WebLogic
5 4 (5.48%) WebSphere
6 2 (2.74%) CMS
6 2 (2.74%) JBoss
7 1 (1.37%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (1.37%) nginx
7 1 (1.37%) OpenStack
7 1 (1.37%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (1.37%) HipChat
1 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.37%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (1.37%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.37%) SAP CO
1 1 (1.37%) SAP FI
1 1 (1.37%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (1.37%) SAP HR
1 1 (1.37%) SAP PP
1 1 (1.37%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 23 (31.51%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (20.55%) Amazon EC2
2 15 (20.55%) Amazon S3
3 9 (12.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 9 (12.33%) Amazon ELB
4 8 (10.96%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 6 (8.22%) Amazon SQS
5 6 (8.22%) AWS Lambda
5 6 (8.22%) Serverless
6 2 (2.74%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 28 (38.36%) HTTP
2 20 (27.40%) SSL
3 19 (26.03%) DNS
4 18 (24.66%) TCP/IP
5 16 (21.92%) SMTP
6 14 (19.18%) VPN
7 13 (17.81%) FTP
8 11 (15.07%) Firewall
8 11 (15.07%) LDAP
9 10 (13.70%) OpenLDAP
10 9 (12.33%) OpenVPN
11 8 (10.96%) WAN
12 7 (9.59%) Internet
12 7 (9.59%) Kerberos
13 5 (6.85%) ATM
13 5 (6.85%) tcpdump
14 4 (5.48%) Diameter Protocol
14 4 (5.48%) LAN
14 4 (5.48%) SNMP
14 4 (5.48%) snoop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (13.70%) PostgreSQL
2 8 (10.96%) Amazon RDS
2 8 (10.96%) MySQL
3 4 (5.48%) SQL Server
4 3 (4.11%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.74%) Hadoop
5 2 (2.74%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.37%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (1.37%) MariaDB
6 1 (1.37%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 17 (23.29%) Git (software)
2 15 (20.55%) Jenkins
3 10 (13.70%) Sonatype Nexus
4 9 (12.33%) Ant
4 9 (12.33%) JIRA
4 9 (12.33%) JUnit
4 9 (12.33%) Liquibase
4 9 (12.33%) Maven
4 9 (12.33%) SonarQube
5 8 (10.96%) Bitbucket
6 3 (4.11%) Subversion
7 2 (2.74%) git-flow
7 2 (2.74%) Grunt
7 2 (2.74%) gulp
8 1 (1.37%) Arsenale Dataplane
8 1 (1.37%) JIRA Agile
General
1 11 (15.07%) Finance
2 5 (6.85%) Banking
3 4 (5.48%) Legal
4 2 (2.74%) Back Office
4 2 (2.74%) Investment Banking
4 2 (2.74%) Law
4 2 (2.74%) Publishing
5 1 (1.37%) Digital Economy
5 1 (1.37%) Front Office
5 1 (1.37%) International Banking
5 1 (1.37%) Marketing
5 1 (1.37%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 13 (17.81%) Developer
2 11 (15.07%) Administrator
2 11 (15.07%) Consultant
3 10 (13.70%) DevOps Engineer
4 8 (10.96%) Systems Administrator
5 7 (9.59%) AWS Engineer
6 6 (8.22%) Java Developer
6 6 (8.22%) Security Engineer
7 5 (6.85%) Drupal Developer
8 4 (5.48%) Encryption Consultant
8 4 (5.48%) Linux Administrator
8 4 (5.48%) Linux Engineer
8 4 (5.48%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 4 (5.48%) Migration Engineer
8 4 (5.48%) Network Engineer
9 3 (4.11%) Architect
9 3 (4.11%) AWS DevOps
9 3 (4.11%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 3 (4.11%) Project Manager
9 3 (4.11%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (13.70%) REST
2 9 (12.33%) Elastic Stack
2 9 (12.33%) MCollective
3 8 (10.96%) .NET
3 8 (10.96%) JSON
4 7 (9.59%) OAuth
4 7 (9.59%) XML
5 6 (8.22%) AngularJS
5 6 (8.22%) LAMP
6 4 (5.48%) ASP.NET
6 4 (5.48%) CSS
6 4 (5.48%) HTML
6 4 (5.48%) jQuery
6 4 (5.48%) Sass
7 3 (4.11%) SOAP
7 3 (4.11%) Web Services
8 2 (2.74%) CSS3
8 2 (2.74%) LESS
8 2 (2.74%) RESTful
8 2 (2.74%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (21.92%) Linux Command Line
2 7 (9.59%) Clustering
3 6 (8.22%) Data Centre
4 5 (6.85%) Algorithms
4 5 (6.85%) Computer Science
5 4 (5.48%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (5.48%) Private Cloud
5 4 (5.48%) User Experience
6 2 (2.74%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.37%) Cyber Attack
7 1 (1.37%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (1.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (1.37%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (1.37%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (1.37%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.37%) PKI
7 1 (1.37%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 40 (54.79%) Linux
2 19 (26.03%) Unix
3 11 (15.07%) CentOS
4 10 (13.70%) Windows
5 9 (12.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (8.22%) AIX
7 5 (6.85%) Solaris
8 2 (2.74%) HPUX
8 2 (2.74%) Windows Server
9 1 (1.37%) Android
9 1 (1.37%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.37%) Mac OS X Server
9 1 (1.37%) SUSE
9 1 (1.37%) Ubuntu
9 1 (1.37%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (27.40%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (17.81%) DevOps
3 10 (13.70%) Configuration Management
3 10 (13.70%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (12.33%) Continuous Delivery
4 9 (12.33%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (12.33%) Load Balancing
4 9 (12.33%) Scrum
4 9 (12.33%) Service Management
5 8 (10.96%) Coaching
6 7 (9.59%) Data Encryption
6 7 (9.59%) Data Protection
6 7 (9.59%) ITIL
6 7 (9.59%) Microservices
7 6 (8.22%) Migration
7 6 (8.22%) TDD
7 6 (8.22%) Workflow
8 5 (6.85%) GAP Analysis
8 5 (6.85%) OO
8 5 (6.85%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (34.25%) Java
2 12 (16.44%) Bash Shell
3 11 (15.07%) Perl
4 10 (13.70%) Shell Script
4 10 (13.70%) SQL
5 8 (10.96%) Groovy
6 7 (9.59%) JavaScript
7 6 (8.22%) C
7 6 (8.22%) PHP
8 5 (6.85%) PowerShell
9 4 (5.48%) C#
10 3 (4.11%) Python
10 3 (4.11%) Ruby
10 3 (4.11%) VB
10 3 (4.11%) VB.NET
11 2 (2.74%) C++
11 2 (2.74%) Korn
12 1 (1.37%) ABAP
12 1 (1.37%) AWK
12 1 (1.37%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (12.33%) Degree
1 9 (12.33%) Security Cleared
2 8 (10.96%) SC Cleared
3 7 (9.59%) CISSP
4 4 (5.48%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (4.11%) AWS Certification
6 2 (2.74%) CISM
6 2 (2.74%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.37%) CEH
7 1 (1.37%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (1.37%) GSEC
7 1 (1.37%) OSCP
7 1 (1.37%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.22%) GDPR
2 1 (1.37%) QA
2 1 (1.37%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (21.92%) Docker
2 11 (15.07%) Active Directory
3 10 (13.70%) Virtual Machines
4 9 (12.33%) Postfix
4 9 (12.33%) Squid
4 9 (12.33%) vCloud
5 3 (4.11%) NFS
5 3 (4.11%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (2.74%) Varnish
7 1 (1.37%) LXC
7 1 (1.37%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 12 (16.44%) Ansible
1 12 (16.44%) Puppet
2 10 (13.70%) Kubernetes
3 9 (12.33%) Docker Swarm
3 9 (12.33%) Kibana
3 9 (12.33%) logstash
3 9 (12.33%) Rancher
3 9 (12.33%) Terraform
3 9 (12.33%) ZABBIX
4 8 (10.96%) Rsyslog
4 8 (10.96%) Sysdig
5 2 (2.74%) Cobbler
5 2 (2.74%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (2.74%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 2 (2.74%) SCOM
5 2 (2.74%) SolarWinds Orion
5 2 (2.74%) WMI
6 1 (1.37%) HP Operations Orchestration
6 1 (1.37%) Nessus
6 1 (1.37%) Nmap
Vendors
1 12 (16.44%) VMware
2 11 (15.07%) Oracle
3 9 (12.33%) Sonatype
4 5 (6.85%) CyberArk
5 4 (5.48%) Cisco
5 4 (5.48%) F5
5 4 (5.48%) ServiceNow
5 4 (5.48%) Veritas
6 3 (4.11%) Microsoft
6 3 (4.11%) Red Hat
6 3 (4.11%) TIBCO
7 2 (2.74%) AppDynamics
7 2 (2.74%) Ericsson
7 2 (2.74%) HP
7 2 (2.74%) NetApp
7 2 (2.74%) Nokia
7 2 (2.74%) Palo Alto
7 2 (2.74%) SolarWinds
8 1 (1.37%) FireEye
8 1 (1.37%) MuleSoft