Period
to 27 January 2021

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 27 January 2021 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
27 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 384 478 553
Rank change year-on-year +94 +75 +24
Contract jobs citing SSH 26 31 69
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.14% 0.10% 0.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.44% 0.94% 1.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 21 55
Median daily rate £494 £500 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.25% +20.48% -2.35%
10th Percentile £383 £438 £315
90th Percentile £634 £613 £588
England median daily rate £475 £469 £450
% change year-on-year +1.33% +4.17% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £26.00
England median hourly rate - - £19.25

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 1,801 3,312 4,645
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 9.95% 11.13% 10.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,222 2,327 3,200
Median daily rate £475 £435 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.20% -3.33% -
10th Percentile £260 £183 £200
90th Percentile £650 £650 £638
England median daily rate £425 £413 £425
% change year-on-year +3.03% -2.94% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 90 112
Median hourly rate £29.98 £20.50 £22.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +46.22% -7.87% +22.93%
10th Percentile £21.63 £14.00 £13.00
90th Percentile £61.38 £50.00 £47.46
Median hourly rate £32.50 £21.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +54.76% +16.67% -2.37%

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 27 January 2021.

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 27 January 2021. 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
West London - 6 - - 2
Central London +85 2 £525 +7.69% 1
South London +50 1 - -
SSH
England

For the 6 months to 27 January 2021, 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 (61.54%) Linux
2 13 (50.00%) Python
3 11 (42.31%) FTP
3 11 (42.31%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (38.46%) Windows
5 9 (34.62%) DNS
6 8 (30.77%) DHCP
7 7 (26.92%) HTTP
7 7 (26.92%) Oracle
7 7 (26.92%) Bash Shell
7 7 (26.92%) DevOps
7 7 (26.92%) Terraform
8 6 (23.08%) SQL
8 6 (23.08%) SMTP
9 5 (19.23%) Tomcat
9 5 (19.23%) Red Hat
9 5 (19.23%) IBM
9 5 (19.23%) AWS
9 5 (19.23%) Windows Server
9 5 (19.23%) Ansible
9 5 (19.23%) Serverless
10 4 (15.38%) Docker
10 4 (15.38%) REST
10 4 (15.38%) AWS Lambda
10 4 (15.38%) GCP
10 4 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
10 4 (15.38%) Google
10 4 (15.38%) VMware
10 4 (15.38%) LDAP
10 4 (15.38%) NFS

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 (19.23%) Tomcat
2 4 (15.38%) Apache
2 4 (15.38%) JBoss
3 3 (11.54%) IBM Transformation Extender
3 3 (11.54%) WebSphere
4 2 (7.69%) Jupyter
5 1 (3.85%) Jetty
5 1 (3.85%) Mule
5 1 (3.85%) Oracle Self-Service HR
Business Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Sentinel
2 1 (3.85%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (19.23%) AWS
1 5 (19.23%) Serverless
2 4 (15.38%) AWS Lambda
2 4 (15.38%) GCP
3 3 (11.54%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (11.54%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 2 (7.69%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 2 (7.69%) Amazon ELB
4 2 (7.69%) Amazon S3
4 2 (7.69%) Amazon SQS
4 2 (7.69%) Azure
4 2 (7.69%) GitHub
4 2 (7.69%) IBM Cloud
5 1 (3.85%) Akamai
5 1 (3.85%) Amazon ECS
5 1 (3.85%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 1 (3.85%) AWS CodeBuild
5 1 (3.85%) BlazeMeter
5 1 (3.85%) Cloudflare
5 1 (3.85%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 11 (42.31%) FTP
2 9 (34.62%) DNS
3 8 (30.77%) DHCP
4 7 (26.92%) HTTP
5 6 (23.08%) SMTP
6 3 (11.54%) Firewall
6 3 (11.54%) SNMP
6 3 (11.54%) TCP/IP
7 2 (7.69%) HTTPS
7 2 (7.69%) InfiniBand
7 2 (7.69%) SSL
8 1 (3.85%) BGP
8 1 (3.85%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (3.85%) DMVPN
8 1 (3.85%) Ethernet
8 1 (3.85%) Frame Relay
8 1 (3.85%) IPsec
8 1 (3.85%) LAN
8 1 (3.85%) Spanning Tree
8 1 (3.85%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.54%) Neo4j
2 2 (7.69%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 2 (7.69%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (7.69%) BigQuery
2 2 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (7.69%) MySQL
2 2 (7.69%) RDBMS
2 2 (7.69%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.85%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (3.85%) Redis
3 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (11.54%) JIRA
2 2 (7.69%) Git (software)
2 2 (7.69%) Jenkins
2 2 (7.69%) RStudio
2 2 (7.69%) Selenium
3 1 (3.85%) Bitbucket
3 1 (3.85%) GitLab
3 1 (3.85%) Maven
3 1 (3.85%) Mocha
3 1 (3.85%) TestNG
3 1 (3.85%) Vagrant
General
1 2 (7.69%) Banking
1 2 (7.69%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (15.38%) Administrator
1 4 (15.38%) Cloud Engineer
1 4 (15.38%) Developer
1 4 (15.38%) DevOps Engineer
1 4 (15.38%) Linux Administrator
1 4 (15.38%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 4 (15.38%) Systems Administrator
2 3 (11.54%) AWS Engineer
2 3 (11.54%) Linux Engineer
3 2 (7.69%) Applications Developer
3 2 (7.69%) Architect
3 2 (7.69%) AWS DevOps
3 2 (7.69%) AWS DevOps Engineer
3 2 (7.69%) Azure Architect
3 2 (7.69%) Consultant
3 2 (7.69%) CyberArk Consultant
3 2 (7.69%) Security Engineer
3 2 (7.69%) Site Reliability Engineer
3 2 (7.69%) VMWare Administrator
3 2 (7.69%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (15.38%) LDAP
1 4 (15.38%) REST
1 4 (15.38%) SOAP
2 2 (7.69%) OAuth
2 2 (7.69%) SAML
2 2 (7.69%) Web Services
3 1 (3.85%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (3.85%) J2EE
3 1 (3.85%) JSON
3 1 (3.85%) Kafka
3 1 (3.85%) Spring
3 1 (3.85%) Spring Boot
3 1 (3.85%) XML
3 1 (3.85%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) Clustering
1 2 (7.69%) Linux Command Line
1 2 (7.69%) Public Cloud
1 2 (7.69%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.85%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 16 (61.54%) Linux
2 10 (38.46%) Windows
3 5 (19.23%) Windows Server
4 3 (11.54%) Oracle Linux
5 2 (7.69%) CentOS
5 2 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (7.69%) Unix
6 1 (3.85%) Ubuntu
6 1 (3.85%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (42.31%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (26.92%) DevOps
3 3 (11.54%) Configuration Management
3 3 (11.54%) Problem-Solving
3 3 (11.54%) Software Testing
3 3 (11.54%) System Testing
3 3 (11.54%) Task Automation
3 3 (11.54%) Test Automation
4 2 (7.69%) Computer Science
4 2 (7.69%) Data Science
4 2 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (7.69%) Identity Management
4 2 (7.69%) Load Balancing
4 2 (7.69%) Migration
4 2 (7.69%) Performance Optimisation
4 2 (7.69%) Privileged Identity Management
4 2 (7.69%) SDLC
4 2 (7.69%) Site Reliability Engineering
4 2 (7.69%) Storage Management
4 2 (7.69%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (50.00%) Python
2 7 (26.92%) Bash Shell
3 6 (23.08%) SQL
4 4 (15.38%) Java
4 4 (15.38%) Perl
5 2 (7.69%) Erlang
5 2 (7.69%) Go
5 2 (7.69%) PL/SQL
6 1 (3.85%) Cypher
6 1 (3.85%) PHP
6 1 (3.85%) PowerShell
6 1 (3.85%) Ruby
6 1 (3.85%) XPath
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) SC Cleared
1 2 (7.69%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.85%) CCIE
2 1 (3.85%) CCIE Routing and Switching
2 1 (3.85%) CCNP
2 1 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (3.85%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (3.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.54%) QA
System Software
1 4 (15.38%) Docker
1 4 (15.38%) NFS
1 4 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (11.54%) Active Directory
3 2 (7.69%) GPFS
4 1 (3.85%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (3.85%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 7 (26.92%) Terraform
2 5 (19.23%) Ansible
3 3 (11.54%) Kubernetes
3 3 (11.54%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (7.69%) Failover Clustering
4 2 (7.69%) Mesos
4 2 (7.69%) Puppet
5 1 (3.85%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (3.85%) Consul
5 1 (3.85%) Grafana
5 1 (3.85%) Packer
5 1 (3.85%) Prometheus
5 1 (3.85%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 7 (26.92%) Oracle
2 5 (19.23%) IBM
2 5 (19.23%) Red Hat
3 4 (15.38%) Google
3 4 (15.38%) VMware
4 3 (11.54%) Dell
5 2 (7.69%) BeyondTrust
5 2 (7.69%) CyberArk
5 2 (7.69%) Fujitsu
5 2 (7.69%) Remedy
5 2 (7.69%) SGI
6 1 (3.85%) Centrify
6 1 (3.85%) Cisco
6 1 (3.85%) F5
6 1 (3.85%) NVIDIA
6 1 (3.85%) Palo Alto
6 1 (3.85%) Splunk