Period
to 19 August 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 19 August 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
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 537 524 483
Rank change year-on-year -13 -41 +57
Contract jobs citing SSH 89 75 142
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.20% 0.17% 0.31%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.60% 1.51% 2.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 40 66
London median daily rate £509 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.05% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £327 £308 £313
90th Percentile £588 £588 £600
England median daily rate £463 £414 £450
% change year-on-year +11.78% -8.06% +6.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
London median hourly rate £18.70 £49.19 £9.39
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -61.98% +423.86% -
England median hourly rate £18.70 £49.19 £9.39
% change year-on-year -61.98% +423.86% -46.34%

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 5,570 4,961 6,080
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 12.23% 11.52% 13.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,864 3,282 4,082
London median daily rate £450 £450 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.27% +10.00%
10th Percentile £206 £228 £255
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
England median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 164 136 102
London median hourly rate £20.02 £20.58 £19.12
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.73% +7.65% -2.55%
10th Percentile £14.00 £12.25 £10.50
90th Percentile £52.50 £49.60 £48.76
England median hourly rate £20.00 £18.05 £25.00
% change year-on-year +10.80% -27.80% +21.95%

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 19 August 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 19 August 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 19 August 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 -19 15 £464 -15.73% 4
West London -23 5 £500 - 3
South London -43 5 £485 +16.87%
East London - 1 - -
SSH
England

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 51 (57.30%) Linux
2 42 (47.19%) Bash Shell
3 36 (40.45%) DNS
4 35 (39.33%) DevOps
5 34 (38.20%) Git (software)
6 32 (35.96%) Java
7 31 (34.83%) Amazon AWS
8 29 (32.58%) Windows
9 27 (30.34%) VMware
10 26 (29.21%) Maven
10 26 (29.21%) Jenkins
11 24 (26.97%) Firewall
11 24 (26.97%) Apache
12 22 (24.72%) WAN
12 22 (24.72%) JIRA
13 21 (23.60%) REST
13 21 (23.60%) PostgreSQL
13 21 (23.60%) LAN
13 21 (23.60%) FTP
13 21 (23.60%) Oracle
14 20 (22.47%) Tomcat
14 20 (22.47%) Unix
15 19 (21.35%) TCP/IP
15 19 (21.35%) Active Directory
15 19 (21.35%) Cisco Certification
16 18 (20.22%) Ansible
16 18 (20.22%) Docker
16 18 (20.22%) Microsoft Azure
16 18 (20.22%) Puppet
17 17 (19.10%) 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 24 (26.97%) Apache
2 20 (22.47%) Tomcat
3 12 (13.48%) Confluence
3 12 (13.48%) Elasticsearch
4 5 (5.62%) OpenStack
5 4 (4.49%) Apache Spark
5 4 (4.49%) CMS
5 4 (4.49%) JBoss
5 4 (4.49%) WebLogic
6 3 (3.37%) Jetty
6 3 (3.37%) nginx
6 3 (3.37%) Oracle Self-Service HR
7 2 (2.25%) Apache Airflow
7 2 (2.25%) IBM HTTP Server
7 2 (2.25%) WebSphere
7 2 (2.25%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (1.12%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (1.12%) IIS
8 1 (1.12%) Jupyter
8 1 (1.12%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 10 (11.24%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (8.99%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (5.62%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.12%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 2 (2.25%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 31 (34.83%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (20.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (11.24%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 9 (10.11%) Amazon EC2
4 9 (10.11%) Amazon S3
4 9 (10.11%) GitHub
4 9 (10.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 8 (8.99%) Amazon ELB
5 8 (8.99%) SaaS
6 6 (6.74%) Office 365
7 5 (5.62%) G Suite
8 4 (4.49%) Slack
9 2 (2.25%) Datadog
9 2 (2.25%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (1.12%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 36 (40.45%) DNS
2 24 (26.97%) Firewall
3 22 (24.72%) WAN
4 21 (23.60%) FTP
4 21 (23.60%) LAN
5 19 (21.35%) TCP/IP
6 17 (19.10%) DHCP
6 17 (19.10%) HTTP
7 12 (13.48%) SSL
8 10 (11.24%) OpenLDAP
8 10 (11.24%) SNMP
8 10 (11.24%) VPN
8 10 (11.24%) Wireless
9 9 (10.11%) OpenVPN
10 8 (8.99%) Cisco Wireless
10 8 (8.99%) Internet
10 8 (8.99%) IPsec
10 8 (8.99%) SMTP
11 7 (7.87%) HTTPS
11 7 (7.87%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (23.60%) PostgreSQL
2 9 (10.11%) Amazon RDS
3 8 (8.99%) MySQL
4 5 (5.62%) Hadoop
5 4 (4.49%) MongoDB
5 4 (4.49%) Oracle Database
6 2 (2.25%) SQL Server
7 1 (1.12%) Big Data
7 1 (1.12%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.12%) phpMyAdmin
7 1 (1.12%) QGIS
7 1 (1.12%) Redis
7 1 (1.12%) Spark SQL
7 1 (1.12%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.12%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 34 (38.20%) Git (software)
2 26 (29.21%) Jenkins
2 26 (29.21%) Maven
3 22 (24.72%) JIRA
4 12 (13.48%) Ant
5 10 (11.24%) SonarQube
6 9 (10.11%) JUnit
6 9 (10.11%) Liquibase
6 9 (10.11%) Sonatype Nexus
7 8 (8.99%) Bitbucket
7 8 (8.99%) Subversion
8 4 (4.49%) Gradle
8 4 (4.49%) Vagrant
9 3 (3.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 3 (3.37%) Cucumber
9 3 (3.37%) FishEye
9 3 (3.37%) Hudson
9 3 (3.37%) Mercurial
9 3 (3.37%) Poseidon for UML
9 3 (3.37%) Selenium
General
1 14 (15.73%) Finance
2 8 (8.99%) Legal
3 4 (4.49%) Banking
4 3 (3.37%) French Language
4 3 (3.37%) German Language
5 1 (1.12%) Italian Language
5 1 (1.12%) Spanish Language
5 1 (1.12%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (24.72%) DevOps Engineer
2 14 (15.73%) Network Engineer
3 13 (14.61%) AWS Engineer
4 11 (12.36%) Developer
5 10 (11.24%) Java Developer
6 9 (10.11%) AWS DevOps
6 9 (10.11%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 9 (10.11%) Security Engineer
7 8 (8.99%) Administrator
7 8 (8.99%) Analyst
7 8 (8.99%) CyberArk Engineer
8 7 (7.87%) Cisco Engineer
8 7 (7.87%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 5 (5.62%) IT Engineer
9 5 (5.62%) IT Support
9 5 (5.62%) Linux Administrator
9 5 (5.62%) Network Analyst
9 5 (5.62%) Senior DevOps
9 5 (5.62%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 5 (5.62%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (23.60%) REST
2 13 (14.61%) Spring
3 11 (12.36%) Elastic Stack
4 10 (11.24%) Middleware
5 9 (10.11%) MCollective
5 9 (10.11%) SailPoint
6 8 (8.99%) XML
7 5 (5.62%) JMS
7 5 (5.62%) Node.js
7 5 (5.62%) React
8 4 (4.49%) AngularJS
8 4 (4.49%) LDAP
8 4 (4.49%) RabbitMQ
9 3 (3.37%) Apache Camel
9 3 (3.37%) GWT
9 3 (3.37%) Hibernate
9 3 (3.37%) HTML5
9 3 (3.37%) jQuery
9 3 (3.37%) JSON
9 3 (3.37%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 15 (16.85%) Linux Command Line
2 9 (10.11%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (7.87%) Data Centre
4 6 (6.74%) Clustering
5 4 (4.49%) Fintech
6 3 (3.37%) Derivative
6 3 (3.37%) Replication
6 3 (3.37%) User Experience
6 3 (3.37%) Wiki
7 2 (2.25%) Celerra
7 2 (2.25%) CLARiiON
7 2 (2.25%) Computer Science
7 2 (2.25%) Private Cloud
7 2 (2.25%) SWIFT
7 2 (2.25%) Web 2.0
8 1 (1.12%) Handset
8 1 (1.12%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.12%) PKI
8 1 (1.12%) Public Cloud
8 1 (1.12%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 51 (57.30%) Linux
2 29 (32.58%) Windows
3 20 (22.47%) Unix
4 17 (19.10%) CentOS
5 10 (11.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (11.24%) Windows Server
6 6 (6.74%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (5.62%) Solaris
8 4 (4.49%) Ubuntu
9 3 (3.37%) Android
9 3 (3.37%) Apple iOS
9 3 (3.37%) Debian
9 3 (3.37%) Mac OS X
10 2 (2.25%) AIX
10 2 (2.25%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 2 (2.25%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (1.12%) Mac OS
11 1 (1.12%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (39.33%) DevOps
2 17 (19.10%) Configuration Management
3 13 (14.61%) Information Security
4 12 (13.48%) Continuous Delivery
4 12 (13.48%) Service Management
5 11 (12.36%) Task Automation
6 10 (11.24%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (10.11%) Identity Access Management
7 9 (10.11%) Privileged Access Management
7 9 (10.11%) Risk Assessment
7 9 (10.11%) Risk Management
8 8 (8.99%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (8.99%) Digital Transformation Programme
8 8 (8.99%) Load Balancing
9 7 (7.87%) Analytics
9 7 (7.87%) ITIL
9 7 (7.87%) Patch Management
9 7 (7.87%) Problem-Solving
9 7 (7.87%) Test Automation
10 5 (5.62%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 42 (47.19%) Bash Shell
2 32 (35.96%) Java
3 17 (19.10%) SQL
4 15 (16.85%) Perl
4 15 (16.85%) Python
5 14 (15.73%) Groovy
6 7 (7.87%) JavaScript
7 6 (6.74%) Shell Script
8 4 (4.49%) C++
8 4 (4.49%) Go
8 4 (4.49%) PowerShell
8 4 (4.49%) Ruby
8 4 (4.49%) VBA
9 3 (3.37%) C
9 3 (3.37%) Clojure
9 3 (3.37%) ClojureScript
9 3 (3.37%) PL/SQL
9 3 (3.37%) Scala
9 3 (3.37%) T-SQL
10 2 (2.25%) AWK
Qualifications
1 19 (21.35%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (12.36%) CCNA
3 8 (8.99%) CCSA
4 7 (7.87%) CISM
4 7 (7.87%) CISSP
5 6 (6.74%) AWS Certification
5 6 (6.74%) CCNP
5 6 (6.74%) SC Cleared
5 6 (6.74%) Security Cleared
6 3 (3.37%) Degree
6 3 (3.37%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (2.25%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (2.25%) DV Cleared
7 2 (2.25%) Network+ Certification
8 1 (1.12%) CCIE
8 1 (1.12%) CCSE
8 1 (1.12%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (1.12%) JNCIA
8 1 (1.12%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (4.49%) SLA
3 2 (2.25%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.12%) ISAE 3402
System Software
1 19 (21.35%) Active Directory
2 18 (20.22%) Docker
3 17 (19.10%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (13.48%) Virtual Machines
5 10 (11.24%) NFS
6 9 (10.11%) Postfix
6 9 (10.11%) Squid
6 9 (10.11%) vCloud
6 9 (10.11%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (5.62%) Xen
8 4 (4.49%) vSphere
9 2 (2.25%) Samba
9 2 (2.25%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 2 (2.25%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (1.12%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 1 (1.12%) Veritas File System
10 1 (1.12%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 18 (20.22%) Ansible
1 18 (20.22%) Puppet
2 16 (17.98%) Kubernetes
3 13 (14.61%) Docker Swarm
4 12 (13.48%) Terraform
5 11 (12.36%) ZABBIX
6 10 (11.24%) Rancher
7 9 (10.11%) Kibana
7 9 (10.11%) logstash
8 8 (8.99%) Rsyslog
8 8 (8.99%) Sysdig
9 7 (7.87%) Tivoli Identity Manager
10 5 (5.62%) Opscode Chef
11 4 (4.49%) Mesos
11 4 (4.49%) Nagios
12 3 (3.37%) Salt
12 3 (3.37%) SCCM
12 3 (3.37%) Veritas Storage Foundation
12 3 (3.37%) WSUS
13 2 (2.25%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 27 (30.34%) VMware
2 21 (23.60%) Oracle
3 17 (19.10%) Cisco
4 15 (16.85%) Microsoft
4 15 (16.85%) Splunk
5 11 (12.36%) IBM
6 9 (10.11%) CA
6 9 (10.11%) CyberArk
6 9 (10.11%) ForgeRock
6 9 (10.11%) Red Hat
6 9 (10.11%) ServiceNow
6 9 (10.11%) Sonatype
7 6 (6.74%) HP
8 5 (5.62%) Veritas
9 4 (4.49%) Okta
9 4 (4.49%) Salesforce.com
10 3 (3.37%) Cloudera
10 3 (3.37%) Hortonworks
10 3 (3.37%) Meraki
10 3 (3.37%) Remedy