Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 21 November 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)
England > North West
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 186 221 226
Rank change year-on-year +35 +5 -28
Contract jobs citing SSH 15 3 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.26% 0.044% 0.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.93% 0.29% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 2
North West median daily rate £450 £400 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +8.47% +13.46%
10th Percentile £316 £356 £338
90th Percentile £573 £448 £394
England median daily rate £420 £475 £475
% change year-on-year -11.58% - +31.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
North West median hourly rate - - £30.19
England median hourly rate - £40.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year - +128.57% -41.67%

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 the North West with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 777 1024 1106
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 13.55% 15.02% 12.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 481 598 636
North West median daily rate £388 £410 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.49% +9.33% +15.38%
10th Percentile £163 £213 £206
90th Percentile £543 £575 £538
England median daily rate £403 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +0.63% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 56 106
North West median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.92
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -5.44% -10.95%
10th Percentile £11.00 £12.54 £12.00
90th Percentile £45.24 £40.00 £41.80
England median hourly rate £18.56 £23.75 £20.50
% change year-on-year -21.84% +15.85% +2.50%

SSH
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing SSH as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for SSH in the North West

SSH
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SSH in the North West

SSH
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SSH in the North West over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SSH in the North West

SSH
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SSH in the North West

SSH
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SSH within the North West region over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. 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
Manchester +37 12 £475 +18.75% 1
Cheshire +3 3 £450 +10.77% 1
SSH
England

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 North West region with a requirement for SSH.

1 11 (73.33%) Linux
1 11 (73.33%) Python
2 8 (53.33%) Firewall
3 7 (46.67%) Banking
3 7 (46.67%) Unix
3 7 (46.67%) Perl
4 6 (40.00%) Shell Script
4 6 (40.00%) Windows
4 6 (40.00%) SNMP
4 6 (40.00%) Mainframe
4 6 (40.00%) Load Balancing
4 6 (40.00%) Bash Shell
4 6 (40.00%) Splunk
4 6 (40.00%) Big Data
4 6 (40.00%) Kafka
4 6 (40.00%) Apache Flume
4 6 (40.00%) Apache Pig
5 5 (33.33%) Jython
5 5 (33.33%) HP
6 3 (20.00%) Middleware
6 3 (20.00%) Workflow
7 2 (13.33%) Test Automation
8 1 (6.67%) vCenter Server
8 1 (6.67%) Task Automation
8 1 (6.67%) Collaborative Working
8 1 (6.67%) Translating Business Requirements
8 1 (6.67%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (6.67%) Amazon S3
8 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
8 1 (6.67%) vSphere

SSH
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 6 (40.00%) Apache Pig
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (6.67%) Amazon CloudWatch
1 1 (6.67%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (6.67%) Amazon ELB
1 1 (6.67%) Amazon S3
1 1 (6.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (53.33%) Firewall
2 6 (40.00%) SNMP
3 1 (6.67%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (6.67%) SAN
3 1 (6.67%) VLAN
3 1 (6.67%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (40.00%) Big Data
2 1 (6.67%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
1 1 (6.67%) Subversion
General
1 7 (46.67%) Banking
2 1 (6.67%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Automation Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Linux Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Splunk Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Automation Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) AWS Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Cloud Automation Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Cloud Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (40.00%) Kafka
2 3 (20.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (40.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (6.67%) Clustering
2 1 (6.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (6.67%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 11 (73.33%) Linux
2 7 (46.67%) Unix
3 6 (40.00%) Windows
4 1 (6.67%) AIX
4 1 (6.67%) HPUX
4 1 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (6.67%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Load Balancing
2 3 (20.00%) Workflow
3 2 (13.33%) Test Automation
4 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (6.67%) Auto-Scaling
4 1 (6.67%) Collaborative Working
4 1 (6.67%) DevOps
4 1 (6.67%) High Availability
4 1 (6.67%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (6.67%) Software Engineering
4 1 (6.67%) Task Automation
4 1 (6.67%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 11 (73.33%) Python
2 7 (46.67%) Perl
3 6 (40.00%) Bash Shell
3 6 (40.00%) Shell Script
4 5 (33.33%) Jython
5 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
5 1 (6.67%) Ruby
5 1 (6.67%) SQL
System Software
1 6 (40.00%) Apache Flume
2 1 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (6.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Ansible
1 1 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (6.67%) Puppet
1 1 (6.67%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) Splunk
2 5 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (6.67%) Aruba
3 1 (6.67%) Citrix
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.67%) Veritas
3 1 (6.67%) VMware