Period
to 11 December 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 11 December 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
11 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 486 555 584
Rank change year-on-year +69 +29 -149
Contract jobs citing SSH 42 84 71
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.12% 0.18% 0.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.12% 1.64% 1.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 58 42
London median daily rate £481 £500 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.75% +17.65% -7.61%
10th Percentile £356 £315 £306
90th Percentile £699 £595 £625
England median daily rate £444 £450 £413
% change year-on-year -1.39% +9.09% -13.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
London median hourly rate - £18.70 -
England median hourly rate - £15.60 -

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 3,751 5,137 5,436
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 10.98% 10.91% 11.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,566 3,530 3,692
London median daily rate £450 £450 £450
10th Percentile £183 £200 £210
90th Percentile £650 £638 £625
England median daily rate £414 £425 £403
% change year-on-year -2.59% +5.59% +0.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 105 131 145
London median hourly rate £21.00 £23.13 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.21% +21.74% +2.29%
10th Percentile £14.00 £13.00 £12.60
90th Percentile £50.00 £54.63 £47.83
England median hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £18.70
% change year-on-year +25.00% +6.95% -16.89%

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 11 December 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 11 December 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 +41 9 £481 +20.31% 5
South London +50 2 - - 1
North London - 1 £350 -
SSH
England

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 28 (66.67%) Linux
2 19 (45.24%) Windows
2 19 (45.24%) MySQL
3 17 (40.48%) Hadoop
4 16 (38.10%) SQL
4 16 (38.10%) PostgreSQL
5 14 (33.33%) Bash Shell
5 14 (33.33%) Git (software)
5 14 (33.33%) DevOps
6 13 (30.95%) Security Cleared
6 13 (30.95%) Java
6 13 (30.95%) Python
7 12 (28.57%) Oracle
7 12 (28.57%) Spring
7 12 (28.57%) Jenkins
8 11 (26.19%) Test Automation
8 11 (26.19%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (26.19%) CentOS
8 11 (26.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 10 (23.81%) DV Cleared
9 10 (23.81%) HTML
10 9 (21.43%) C++
10 9 (21.43%) JavaScript
10 9 (21.43%) Tomcat
10 9 (21.43%) FTP
10 9 (21.43%) Debian
10 9 (21.43%) jQuery
10 9 (21.43%) TDD
10 9 (21.43%) Subversion
10 9 (21.43%) Maven

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 9 (21.43%) Tomcat
2 6 (14.29%) Confluence
2 6 (14.29%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (14.29%) JBoss
2 6 (14.29%) Jetty
2 6 (14.29%) Oracle Self-Service HR
2 6 (14.29%) WebLogic
3 5 (11.90%) Apache Spark
3 5 (11.90%) SAS
4 3 (7.14%) CMS
5 2 (4.76%) Apache
6 1 (2.38%) IIS
6 1 (2.38%) nginx
6 1 (2.38%) OpenStack
6 1 (2.38%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (11.90%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.38%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 9 (21.43%) AWS
2 6 (14.29%) Azure
3 1 (2.38%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (2.38%) Amazon S3
3 1 (2.38%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (2.38%) Cloudflare
3 1 (2.38%) Datadog
3 1 (2.38%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 9 (21.43%) FTP
2 7 (16.67%) HTTP
3 6 (14.29%) Internet
4 5 (11.90%) DHCP
4 5 (11.90%) Firewall
5 4 (9.52%) IPsec
5 4 (9.52%) LAN
5 4 (9.52%) SMTP
5 4 (9.52%) SNMP
5 4 (9.52%) TCP/IP
5 4 (9.52%) WAN
6 3 (7.14%) Wireshark
7 2 (4.76%) BGP
7 2 (4.76%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (4.76%) DMVPN
7 2 (4.76%) EIGRP
7 2 (4.76%) Telnet
7 2 (4.76%) VPN
7 2 (4.76%) Wireless
7 2 (4.76%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (45.24%) MySQL
2 17 (40.48%) Hadoop
3 16 (38.10%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (14.29%) MongoDB
4 6 (14.29%) Oracle Database
5 5 (11.90%) RDBMS
5 5 (11.90%) Relational Database
6 4 (9.52%) Big Data
7 3 (7.14%) Cloudera CDH
7 3 (7.14%) SQL Server
8 1 (2.38%) Amazon Aurora
8 1 (2.38%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 1 (2.38%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (2.38%) Redis
8 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 14 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 12 (28.57%) Jenkins
3 9 (21.43%) Maven
3 9 (21.43%) Mercurial
3 9 (21.43%) Subversion
4 6 (14.29%) Ant
4 6 (14.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 6 (14.29%) ClearCase
4 6 (14.29%) Eclipse
4 6 (14.29%) FishEye
4 6 (14.29%) Gradle
4 6 (14.29%) Hudson
4 6 (14.29%) IntelliJ
4 6 (14.29%) JIRA
4 6 (14.29%) Leiningen
4 6 (14.29%) Poseidon for UML
4 6 (14.29%) Selenium
4 6 (14.29%) Vagrant
5 4 (9.52%) Cucumber
6 3 (7.14%) FindBugs
General
1 6 (14.29%) Finance
2 3 (7.14%) Banking
2 3 (7.14%) Public Sector
3 2 (4.76%) Retail
4 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (19.05%) Administrator
2 7 (16.67%) Architect
2 7 (16.67%) Developer
3 6 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
4 5 (11.90%) Enterprise Architect
4 5 (11.90%) SAS Administrator
5 4 (9.52%) Senior Developer
6 3 (7.14%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 3 (7.14%) Full Stack Developer
6 3 (7.14%) Linux Administrator
6 3 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (4.76%) Analyst
7 2 (4.76%) DV Cleared Software Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) Java Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 2 (4.76%) Network Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) React Developer
7 2 (4.76%) Senior Front-End Developer
7 2 (4.76%) Senior React Developer
7 2 (4.76%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (28.57%) Spring
2 10 (23.81%) HTML
3 9 (21.43%) AngularJS
3 9 (21.43%) jQuery
3 9 (21.43%) RabbitMQ
3 9 (21.43%) React
4 7 (16.67%) HTML5
4 7 (16.67%) Node.js
5 6 (14.29%) ActiveMQ
5 6 (14.29%) Apache Camel
5 6 (14.29%) GWT
5 6 (14.29%) Hibernate
5 6 (14.29%) JMS
5 6 (14.29%) JSON
5 6 (14.29%) LDAP
5 6 (14.29%) Play Framework
5 6 (14.29%) STL
5 6 (14.29%) XML
6 4 (9.52%) CSS
6 4 (9.52%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.29%) Derivative
1 6 (14.29%) User Experience
2 5 (11.90%) Linux Command Line
3 4 (9.52%) Client/Server
3 4 (9.52%) Data Centre
3 4 (9.52%) Management Information System
3 4 (9.52%) PKI
4 2 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.76%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (2.38%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 28 (66.67%) Linux
2 19 (45.24%) Windows
3 11 (26.19%) CentOS
3 11 (26.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (21.43%) Debian
4 9 (21.43%) Ubuntu
5 7 (16.67%) Mac OS X
6 6 (14.29%) Android
6 6 (14.29%) Apple iOS
7 4 (9.52%) Unix
7 4 (9.52%) Windows Server
8 2 (4.76%) AIX
8 2 (4.76%) Solaris
8 2 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (4.76%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (33.33%) DevOps
2 11 (26.19%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (26.19%) Test Automation
3 9 (21.43%) TDD
4 8 (19.05%) Continuous Delivery
4 8 (19.05%) Problem-Solving
5 6 (14.29%) Configuration Management
5 6 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (14.29%) Deployment Automation
5 6 (14.29%) JVM Tuning
5 6 (14.29%) Kanban
5 6 (14.29%) Scrum
5 6 (14.29%) UML
6 5 (11.90%) Process Management
6 5 (11.90%) Project Delivery
6 5 (11.90%) Root Cause Analysis
7 4 (9.52%) Analytics
7 4 (9.52%) Network Management
7 4 (9.52%) Self-Awareness
7 4 (9.52%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 16 (38.10%) SQL
2 14 (33.33%) Bash Shell
3 13 (30.95%) Java
3 13 (30.95%) Python
4 9 (21.43%) C++
4 9 (21.43%) JavaScript
5 7 (16.67%) PowerShell
6 6 (14.29%) Clojure
6 6 (14.29%) ClojureScript
6 6 (14.29%) Groovy
6 6 (14.29%) Perl
6 6 (14.29%) PL/SQL
6 6 (14.29%) Ruby
6 6 (14.29%) Scala
6 6 (14.29%) T-SQL
7 4 (9.52%) C
7 4 (9.52%) VBA
8 2 (4.76%) Java 8
8 2 (4.76%) PHP
Qualifications
1 13 (30.95%) Security Cleared
2 10 (23.81%) DV Cleared
3 5 (11.90%) SAS Certification
4 4 (9.52%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (7.14%) CCIE
5 3 (7.14%) SC Cleared
6 2 (4.76%) CCNP
7 1 (2.38%) CCIE Routing and Switching
7 1 (2.38%) CCNA
7 1 (2.38%) Degree
7 1 (2.38%) MCSE
7 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (2.38%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.14%) WCAG
2 1 (2.38%) COBIT
2 1 (2.38%) HIPAA
2 1 (2.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.38%) NIST
2 1 (2.38%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.38%) QA
2 1 (2.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (2.38%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (16.67%) Docker
2 5 (11.90%) Active Directory
3 2 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.38%) Tivoli Directory Server
4 1 (2.38%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (2.38%) vSphere
4 1 (2.38%) XenApp
4 1 (2.38%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (16.67%) Ansible
2 6 (14.29%) Puppet
2 6 (14.29%) Salt
3 5 (11.90%) Single Sign-On
4 4 (9.52%) SELinux
5 2 (4.76%) Kubernetes
5 2 (4.76%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (2.38%) Terraform
6 1 (2.38%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 12 (28.57%) Oracle
2 9 (21.43%) Cloudera
3 8 (19.05%) Red Hat
4 6 (14.29%) Hortonworks
4 6 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 6 (14.29%) Sybase
5 5 (11.90%) Atlassian
5 5 (11.90%) Cisco
6 3 (7.14%) VMware
7 2 (4.76%) CheckPoint
7 2 (4.76%) Dell
7 2 (4.76%) IBM
7 2 (4.76%) Meraki
7 2 (4.76%) Rackspace
7 2 (4.76%) TIBCO
8 1 (2.38%) BeyondTrust
8 1 (2.38%) CyberArk
8 1 (2.38%) LogRhythm
8 1 (2.38%) New Relic
8 1 (2.38%) Palo Alto