Period
to 17 February 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 17 February 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
17 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 567 471 531
Rank change year-on-year -96 +60 +42
Contract jobs citing SSH 60 123 78
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.13% 0.30% 0.18%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.14% 2.33% 1.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 64 58
London median daily rate £425 £450 £419
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +7.46% +8.06%
10th Percentile £320 £288 £225
90th Percentile £625 £575 £575
England median daily rate £425 £475 £450
% change year-on-year -10.53% +5.56% +20.00%
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 £15.00
% change year-on-year - +166.67% -50.00%

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 5,253 5,275 5,420
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 11.28% 12.77% 12.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,624 3,498 3,596
London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £213 £260 £225
90th Percentile £625 £600 £600
England median daily rate £413 £405 £400
% change year-on-year +1.85% +1.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 155 152 145
London median hourly rate £20.00 £21.72 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.93% -1.26% +22.22%
10th Percentile £12.75 £12.53 £12.01
90th Percentile £47.83 £50.00 £45.00
England median hourly rate £20.00 £21.50 £22.38
% change year-on-year -6.98% -3.91% +11.88%

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 17 February 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
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 17 February 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 -24 10 £438 +16.67% 2
South London -51 4 £708 +65.98%
SSH
England

For the 6 months to 17 February 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 40 (66.67%) Linux
2 23 (38.33%) Java
2 23 (38.33%) HTTP
3 20 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
4 19 (31.67%) SMTP
4 19 (31.67%) Jenkins
5 18 (30.00%) Docker
6 17 (28.33%) Git (software)
7 16 (26.67%) Amazon EC2
7 16 (26.67%) Amazon S3
7 16 (26.67%) TCP/IP
8 15 (25.00%) DevOps
9 14 (23.33%) Bash Shell
10 13 (21.67%) Puppet
10 13 (21.67%) VMware
10 13 (21.67%) FTP
10 13 (21.67%) Microservices
11 12 (20.00%) Ansible
11 12 (20.00%) Apache
12 11 (18.33%) DNS
12 11 (18.33%) Windows
12 11 (18.33%) Shell Script
12 11 (18.33%) CentOS
13 10 (16.67%) JIRA
13 10 (16.67%) XML
13 10 (16.67%) VPN
13 10 (16.67%) SSL
13 10 (16.67%) LDAP
13 10 (16.67%) Linux Command Line

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 12 (20.00%) Apache
2 8 (13.33%) Tomcat
3 7 (11.67%) Confluence
3 7 (11.67%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (6.67%) Drupal
5 2 (3.33%) CMS
6 1 (1.67%) Apache Airflow
6 1 (1.67%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (1.67%) IIS
6 1 (1.67%) nginx
6 1 (1.67%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.67%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.67%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (5.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.67%) HipChat
2 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.67%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 20 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (26.67%) Amazon EC2
2 16 (26.67%) Amazon S3
3 9 (15.00%) Amazon SQS
3 9 (15.00%) AWS Lambda
3 9 (15.00%) Serverless
4 7 (11.67%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 7 (11.67%) Amazon ELB
5 6 (10.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 3 (5.00%) GitHub
6 3 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 23 (38.33%) HTTP
2 19 (31.67%) SMTP
3 16 (26.67%) TCP/IP
4 13 (21.67%) FTP
5 11 (18.33%) DNS
6 10 (16.67%) SSL
6 10 (16.67%) VPN
7 7 (11.67%) OpenLDAP
7 7 (11.67%) OpenVPN
8 6 (10.00%) Firewall
8 6 (10.00%) SNMP
8 6 (10.00%) WAN
9 5 (8.33%) Internet
9 5 (8.33%) LAN
10 4 (6.67%) DHCP
11 3 (5.00%) Network Security
12 2 (3.33%) ATM
13 1 (1.67%) Kerberos
13 1 (1.67%) SAN
13 1 (1.67%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.67%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (10.00%) Amazon RDS
3 5 (8.33%) MySQL
4 4 (6.67%) SQL Server
5 2 (3.33%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.67%) Big Data
6 1 (1.67%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.67%) Qlik Sense
6 1 (1.67%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.67%) Redis
6 1 (1.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 19 (31.67%) Jenkins
2 17 (28.33%) Git (software)
3 10 (16.67%) JIRA
4 9 (15.00%) Maven
5 7 (11.67%) Ant
5 7 (11.67%) JUnit
5 7 (11.67%) Liquibase
5 7 (11.67%) SonarQube
5 7 (11.67%) Sonatype Nexus
6 6 (10.00%) Bitbucket
7 3 (5.00%) Subversion
8 2 (3.33%) Grunt
8 2 (3.33%) gulp
9 1 (1.67%) Arsenale Dataplane
9 1 (1.67%) JIRA Agile
General
1 9 (15.00%) Finance
2 6 (10.00%) Banking
3 2 (3.33%) French Language
4 1 (1.67%) Digital Economy
4 1 (1.67%) Front Office
4 1 (1.67%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.67%) Legal
4 1 (1.67%) Marketing
4 1 (1.67%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.67%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 16 (26.67%) Developer
2 11 (18.33%) Java Developer
3 10 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
4 9 (15.00%) Administrator
4 9 (15.00%) Consultant
5 8 (13.33%) Systems Administrator
6 4 (6.67%) Encryption Consultant
6 4 (6.67%) Linux Administrator
6 4 (6.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 3 (5.00%) Architect
7 3 (5.00%) AWS Engineer
7 3 (5.00%) Cloud Engineer
7 3 (5.00%) Drupal Developer
7 3 (5.00%) Integration Consultant
7 3 (5.00%) Linux Engineer
7 3 (5.00%) PHP Developer
7 3 (5.00%) Project Manager
7 3 (5.00%) Security Consultant
7 3 (5.00%) Security Engineer
7 3 (5.00%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (16.67%) LDAP
1 10 (16.67%) XML
2 9 (15.00%) AngularJS
2 9 (15.00%) JSON
3 7 (11.67%) Elastic Stack
3 7 (11.67%) MCollective
4 6 (10.00%) REST
5 5 (8.33%) .NET
6 4 (6.67%) ASP.NET
6 4 (6.67%) LAMP
7 3 (5.00%) Spring
8 2 (3.33%) CSS
8 2 (3.33%) Drush
8 2 (3.33%) HTML
8 2 (3.33%) jQuery
8 2 (3.33%) OAuth
8 2 (3.33%) React
8 2 (3.33%) RESTful
8 2 (3.33%) Sass
9 1 (1.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.67%) Linux Command Line
2 5 (8.33%) Clustering
2 5 (8.33%) Computer Science
3 3 (5.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.33%) Fintech
4 2 (3.33%) User Experience
5 1 (1.67%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.67%) Cyberattack
5 1 (1.67%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (1.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.67%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.67%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.67%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.67%) PKI
5 1 (1.67%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.67%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 40 (66.67%) Linux
2 11 (18.33%) CentOS
2 11 (18.33%) Windows
3 9 (15.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (13.33%) Unix
5 4 (6.67%) AIX
5 4 (6.67%) Windows Server
6 3 (5.00%) Ubuntu
7 2 (3.33%) HPUX
7 2 (3.33%) Solaris
8 1 (1.67%) Mac OS X Server
8 1 (1.67%) SUSE
8 1 (1.67%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (25.00%) DevOps
3 13 (21.67%) Microservices
4 9 (15.00%) TDD
5 8 (13.33%) BDD
6 7 (11.67%) Continuous Delivery
6 7 (11.67%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (11.67%) Scrum
6 7 (11.67%) Service Management
6 7 (11.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (10.00%) Coaching
7 6 (10.00%) Configuration Management
7 6 (10.00%) Load Balancing
7 6 (10.00%) Project Management
7 6 (10.00%) Workflow
8 5 (8.33%) Migration
8 5 (8.33%) OO
8 5 (8.33%) Open Source
8 5 (8.33%) Web Development
9 4 (6.67%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 23 (38.33%) Java
2 14 (23.33%) Bash Shell
3 11 (18.33%) Shell Script
4 9 (15.00%) SQL
5 8 (13.33%) JavaScript
6 7 (11.67%) Perl
7 6 (10.00%) Groovy
8 5 (8.33%) C#
8 5 (8.33%) PowerShell
8 5 (8.33%) Python
9 4 (6.67%) PHP
10 3 (5.00%) AWK
10 3 (5.00%) Ruby
10 3 (5.00%) VB.NET
11 2 (3.33%) C
11 2 (3.33%) VBA
12 1 (1.67%) C++
12 1 (1.67%) Scala
12 1 (1.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (11.67%) Degree
2 5 (8.33%) Computer Science Degree
2 5 (8.33%) SC Cleared
2 5 (8.33%) Security Cleared
3 3 (5.00%) CISM
3 3 (5.00%) CISSP
4 2 (3.33%) CISA
4 2 (3.33%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (1.67%) CEH
5 1 (1.67%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.33%) GDPR
1 2 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (3.33%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.67%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (1.67%) PMO
System Software
1 18 (30.00%) Docker
2 7 (11.67%) Active Directory
2 7 (11.67%) Postfix
2 7 (11.67%) Squid
2 7 (11.67%) vCloud
2 7 (11.67%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (5.00%) NFS
5 2 (3.33%) vSphere
6 1 (1.67%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.67%) LXC
6 1 (1.67%) PowerHA
6 1 (1.67%) Samba
6 1 (1.67%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 13 (21.67%) Puppet
2 12 (20.00%) Ansible
3 9 (15.00%) ZABBIX
4 8 (13.33%) Kubernetes
4 8 (13.33%) Terraform
5 7 (11.67%) Docker Swarm
5 7 (11.67%) Kibana
5 7 (11.67%) logstash
5 7 (11.67%) Rancher
6 6 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (10.00%) Rsyslog
6 6 (10.00%) Sysdig
7 3 (5.00%) Grafana
7 3 (5.00%) Nagios
8 2 (3.33%) Cacti
8 2 (3.33%) OpenView
9 1 (1.67%) Nessus
9 1 (1.67%) QRadar
9 1 (1.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 1 (1.67%) yum
Vendors
1 13 (21.67%) VMware
2 7 (11.67%) Oracle
2 7 (11.67%) Sonatype
3 4 (6.67%) Cisco
3 4 (6.67%) Microsoft
3 4 (6.67%) Veritas
4 3 (5.00%) HP
5 2 (3.33%) CyberArk
5 2 (3.33%) EMC
5 2 (3.33%) NetApp
5 2 (3.33%) ServiceNow
5 2 (3.33%) SolarWinds
6 1 (1.67%) Apple
6 1 (1.67%) F5
6 1 (1.67%) FireEye
6 1 (1.67%) IBM
6 1 (1.67%) MuleSoft
6 1 (1.67%) Qualys
6 1 (1.67%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.67%) TIBCO