The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for SSH skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SSH over the 3 months to 26 June 2017 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)
North West / Manchester
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 86 100 88
Rank change year-on-year +14 -12  
Contract jobs citing SSH 4 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.29% 0.17% 0.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.00% 1.10% 1.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 1
Median daily rate £481 £400 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.31% +45.45%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £400 £377
% change year-on-year -9.31% +5.99%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.89 £49.19 £187.50
% change year-on-year -4.67% -73.76%  

SSH is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 200 272 206
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 14.33% 15.39% 13.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 144 110
Median daily rate £375 £375 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +25.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 9 16
Median hourly rate £19.50 £45.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -56.66% +125.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £162.50 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £31.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -7.93% +26.00%  

SSH
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester citing SSH as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for SSH in Manchester

SSH
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SSH in Manchester.

Contractor daily rate trend for SSH in Manchester

SSH
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SSH in Manchester over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SSH in Manchester

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing SSH in Manchester.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SSH in Manchester

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SSH also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for SSH.

1 5 (83.33%) Linux
1 5 (83.33%) Splunk
2 4 (66.67%) Python
2 4 (66.67%) Big Data
3 3 (50.00%) Unix
3 3 (50.00%) SSL
3 3 (50.00%) Firewall
4 2 (33.33%) Identity Management
4 2 (33.33%) Scrum
4 2 (33.33%) Nagios
4 2 (33.33%) Mainframe
4 2 (33.33%) SNMP
4 2 (33.33%) Windows
4 2 (33.33%) Network Security
4 2 (33.33%) OWASP
4 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
4 2 (33.33%) OpenSSH
4 2 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (33.33%) Bash Shell
4 2 (33.33%) Puppet
4 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (33.33%) Banking
4 2 (33.33%) Nmap
4 2 (33.33%) Ruby
4 2 (33.33%) Load Balancing
4 2 (33.33%) Kafka
4 2 (33.33%) Apache Flume
4 2 (33.33%) Apache Pig
4 2 (33.33%) Jenkins
4 2 (33.33%) Elasticsearch

SSH
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 2 (33.33%) Apache Pig
1 2 (33.33%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) Firewall
1 3 (50.00%) SSL
2 2 (33.33%) Network Security
2 2 (33.33%) SNMP
3 1 (16.67%) HTTPS
3 1 (16.67%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (16.67%) PuTTY
3 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
3 1 (16.67%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 2 (33.33%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Architect
1 2 (33.33%) Cloud Architect
1 2 (33.33%) DevOps Architect
1 2 (33.33%) Linux Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Splunk Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Middleware Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) SIEM Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Unix Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) VMS Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) Elastic Stack
1 2 (33.33%) Kafka
1 2 (33.33%) Sensu
2 1 (16.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Mainframe
2 1 (16.67%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Linux
2 3 (50.00%) Unix
3 2 (33.33%) Windows
4 1 (16.67%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (33.33%) DevOps
1 2 (33.33%) Identity Management
1 2 (33.33%) Load Balancing
1 2 (33.33%) OWASP
1 2 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (16.67%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) Python
2 2 (33.33%) Bash Shell
2 2 (33.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) CISM
1 1 (16.67%) CISSP
1 1 (16.67%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Apache Flume
1 2 (33.33%) Docker
1 2 (33.33%) OpenSSH
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Ansible
1 2 (33.33%) Graphite
1 2 (33.33%) Kibana
1 2 (33.33%) logstash
1 2 (33.33%) Nagios
1 2 (33.33%) Nmap
1 2 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (33.33%) Puppet
1 2 (33.33%) Terraform
2 1 (16.67%) QRadar
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Splunk
2 2 (33.33%) AppDynamics
3 1 (16.67%) AlienVault
3 1 (16.67%) ArcSight
3 1 (16.67%) Qualys