Period
to 13 April 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 13 April 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
13 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 405 436 562
Rank change year-on-year +31 +126 +18
Contract jobs citing SSH 22 24 52
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.10% 0.098% 0.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.10% 0.88% 1.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 14 38
10th Percentile £407 £441 £311
25th Percentile £425 £450 £363
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £523 £406
Median % change year-on-year -4.31% +28.62% -9.72%
75th Percentile £650 £613 £504
90th Percentile £670 £630 £573
England median daily rate £475 £475 £413
% change year-on-year - +15.15% -8.33%

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 1,999 2,724 4,445
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 9.23% 11.10% 10.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,376 1,911 3,075
10th Percentile £288 £200 £213
25th Percentile £384 £325 £356
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £475 £450 £475
Median % change year-on-year +5.56% -5.26% +5.56%
75th Percentile £575 £556 £575
90th Percentile £656 £650 £650
England median daily rate £435 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +2.35% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 87 93
10th Percentile £13.55 £14.41 £15.00
25th Percentile £21.34 £16.79 £18.70
Median hourly rate £24.00 £24.00 £24.23
Median % change year-on-year - -0.95% +21.15%
75th Percentile £50.75 £45.08 £37.50
90th Percentile £67.40 £50.50 £47.50
England median hourly rate £25.00 £19.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year +28.21% +8.33% -4.99%

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 13 April 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 13 April 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 - 2 - -
Central London +56 1 - - 1
SSH
England

For the 6 months to 13 April 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 12 (54.55%) Linux
2 10 (45.45%) Windows
3 9 (40.91%) SQL
4 8 (36.36%) Python
4 8 (36.36%) Terraform
5 7 (31.82%) DevOps
5 7 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (27.27%) SSL
6 6 (27.27%) IBM
6 6 (27.27%) Windows Server
7 5 (22.73%) GCP
7 5 (22.73%) Oracle
7 5 (22.73%) Banking
7 5 (22.73%) Google
7 5 (22.73%) JIRA
8 4 (18.18%) Bash Shell
8 4 (18.18%) Unix
8 4 (18.18%) Active Directory
8 4 (18.18%) TCP/IP
8 4 (18.18%) FTP
8 4 (18.18%) NFS
8 4 (18.18%) Finance
9 3 (13.64%) Sentinel
9 3 (13.64%) Red Hat
9 3 (13.64%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (13.64%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (13.64%) DNS
9 3 (13.64%) SOAP
9 3 (13.64%) Java
9 3 (13.64%) AWS

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 3 (13.64%) IBM Transformation Extender
1 3 (13.64%) WebSphere
2 2 (9.09%) Jupyter
3 1 (4.55%) IIS
3 1 (4.55%) Jetty
3 1 (4.55%) Mule
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle Self-Service HR
3 1 (4.55%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 5 (22.73%) GCP
2 3 (13.64%) AWS
2 3 (13.64%) IBM Cloud
2 3 (13.64%) Serverless
3 2 (9.09%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (4.55%) Akamai
4 1 (4.55%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (4.55%) Amazon ECS
4 1 (4.55%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 1 (4.55%) AWS CodeBuild
4 1 (4.55%) Azure
4 1 (4.55%) BlazeMeter
4 1 (4.55%) Cloudflare
4 1 (4.55%) Route 53
4 1 (4.55%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (27.27%) SSL
2 4 (18.18%) FTP
2 4 (18.18%) TCP/IP
3 3 (13.64%) DNS
4 2 (9.09%) HTTP
4 2 (9.09%) HTTPS
4 2 (9.09%) InfiniBand
4 2 (9.09%) SNMP
5 1 (4.55%) DHCP
5 1 (4.55%) Firewall
5 1 (4.55%) IGMP
5 1 (4.55%) Internet
5 1 (4.55%) UPnP
5 1 (4.55%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (4.55%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.64%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (9.09%) BigQuery
2 2 (9.09%) MySQL
2 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (4.55%) Neo4j
3 1 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (4.55%) RDBMS
3 1 (4.55%) Redis
3 1 (4.55%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (22.73%) JIRA
2 2 (9.09%) RStudio
3 1 (4.55%) Bitbucket
3 1 (4.55%) Git (software)
3 1 (4.55%) GitLab
3 1 (4.55%) Jenkins
3 1 (4.55%) Mocha
3 1 (4.55%) Selenium
General
1 5 (22.73%) Banking
2 4 (18.18%) Finance
3 2 (9.09%) Back Office
4 1 (4.55%) Retail
4 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (13.64%) Cloud Engineer
1 3 (13.64%) Consultant
1 3 (13.64%) Developer
1 3 (13.64%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (9.09%) Administrator
2 2 (9.09%) Applications Developer
2 2 (9.09%) CyberArk Consultant
2 2 (9.09%) Linux Administrator
2 2 (9.09%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 2 (9.09%) Security Engineer
2 2 (9.09%) Senior Developer
2 2 (9.09%) Site Reliability Engineer
2 2 (9.09%) Support Specialist
2 2 (9.09%) SWIFT Specialist
2 2 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (4.55%) Architect
3 1 (4.55%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle Developer
3 1 (4.55%) Senior Oracle Applications Developer
3 1 (4.55%) Senior PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.64%) REST
1 3 (13.64%) SOAP
2 2 (9.09%) .NET
2 2 (9.09%) JSON
2 2 (9.09%) LDAP
2 2 (9.09%) SAML
2 2 (9.09%) XML
3 1 (4.55%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (4.55%) J2EE
3 1 (4.55%) Kafka
3 1 (4.55%) OAuth
3 1 (4.55%) Spring
3 1 (4.55%) Spring Boot
3 1 (4.55%) Web Services
3 1 (4.55%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Algorithms
1 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (9.09%) Clustering
1 2 (9.09%) PKI
1 2 (9.09%) SWIFT
2 1 (4.55%) Device Driver
2 1 (4.55%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (4.55%) Public Cloud
2 1 (4.55%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (4.55%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 12 (54.55%) Linux
2 10 (45.45%) Windows
3 6 (27.27%) Windows Server
4 4 (18.18%) Unix
5 3 (13.64%) Oracle Linux
6 2 (9.09%) CentOS
6 2 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (4.55%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (31.82%) DevOps
2 3 (13.64%) Change Control
2 3 (13.64%) Cybersecurity
2 3 (13.64%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (13.64%) Software Testing
2 3 (13.64%) System Testing
2 3 (13.64%) Task Automation
2 3 (13.64%) Test Automation
3 2 (9.09%) Architectural Design
3 2 (9.09%) Configuration Management
3 2 (9.09%) Cryptography
3 2 (9.09%) Identity Management
3 2 (9.09%) Performance Optimisation
3 2 (9.09%) Privileged Access Management
3 2 (9.09%) Security Operations
3 2 (9.09%) Storage Management
3 2 (9.09%) Systems Engineering
3 2 (9.09%) Technical Leadership
3 2 (9.09%) Threat Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (40.91%) SQL
2 8 (36.36%) Python
3 4 (18.18%) Bash Shell
4 3 (13.64%) Java
5 2 (9.09%) Go
5 2 (9.09%) PL/SQL
5 2 (9.09%) Shell Script
6 1 (4.55%) C
6 1 (4.55%) Cypher
6 1 (4.55%) Erlang
6 1 (4.55%) PHP
6 1 (4.55%) PowerShell
6 1 (4.55%) Ruby
6 1 (4.55%) XPath
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 4 (18.18%) Active Directory
1 4 (18.18%) NFS
2 2 (9.09%) Docker
2 2 (9.09%) GPFS
3 1 (4.55%) Firmware
3 1 (4.55%) IAG
Systems Management
1 8 (36.36%) Terraform
2 3 (13.64%) Kubernetes
3 2 (9.09%) Ansible
3 2 (9.09%) Failover Clustering
3 2 (9.09%) Mesos
4 1 (4.55%) Consul
4 1 (4.55%) Grafana
4 1 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (4.55%) Packer
4 1 (4.55%) Prometheus
4 1 (4.55%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 6 (27.27%) IBM
2 5 (22.73%) Google
2 5 (22.73%) Oracle
3 3 (13.64%) Red Hat
4 2 (9.09%) BeyondTrust
4 2 (9.09%) CA
4 2 (9.09%) CyberArk
4 2 (9.09%) Dell
4 2 (9.09%) Fujitsu
4 2 (9.09%) Remedy
4 2 (9.09%) SGI
5 1 (4.55%) Splunk