Period
to 18 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for PuTTY skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited PuTTY over the 6 months to 18 August 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.

PuTTY
England > South East
6 months to
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 345 359 374
Rank change year-on-year +14 +15 +17
Contract jobs citing PuTTY 36 11 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.21% 0.068% 0.060%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.37% 0.40% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 7 8
South East median daily rate £363 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.54% - -13.33%
10th Percentile £325 £246 £250
90th Percentile £406 £453 £458
England median daily rate £375 £375 £335
% change year-on-year - +11.94% -10.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - £9.39

PuTTY 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 South East with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 2,636 2,729 3,507
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 15.68% 16.96% 19.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,372 1,478 2,015
South East median daily rate £413 £400 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +0.63% +7.43%
10th Percentile £200 £213 £227
90th Percentile £575 £538 £525
England median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 152 172 198
South East median hourly rate £23.75 £17.49 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +35.79% -30.04% +2.04%
10th Percentile £12.78 £12.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £52.38 £47.50 £47.83
England median hourly rate £20.00 £18.05 £25.00
% change year-on-year +10.80% -27.80% +21.95%

PuTTY
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing PuTTY as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for PuTTY in the South East

PuTTY
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing PuTTY in the South East.

Contractor daily rate trend for PuTTY in the South East

PuTTY
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PuTTY within the South East region over the 6 months to 18 August 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
Hampshire +10 34 £363 +4.32%
Thames Valley -4 1 £375 +66.67%
Berkshire -15 1 £375 +66.67%
West Sussex - 1 £325 -
PuTTY
England

For the 6 months to 18 August 2018, IT contractor jobs citing PuTTY 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 South East region with a requirement for PuTTY.

1 31 (86.11%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (83.33%) Linux
3 27 (75.00%) HP
4 26 (72.22%) Java
4 26 (72.22%) Selenium
4 26 (72.22%) WinSCP
4 26 (72.22%) HP ALM
5 25 (69.44%) System Integration Testing
5 25 (69.44%) F#
5 25 (69.44%) SpecFlow
5 25 (69.44%) Oracle APEX
5 25 (69.44%) .NET
5 25 (69.44%) Oracle
5 25 (69.44%) HP UFT
6 24 (66.67%) webMethods
6 24 (66.67%) ISEB
6 24 (66.67%) Software AG
6 24 (66.67%) Eclipse
6 24 (66.67%) Ant
6 24 (66.67%) DevOps
6 24 (66.67%) TestNG
6 24 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
6 24 (66.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 23 (63.89%) API Testing
7 23 (63.89%) SQL Server 2016
7 23 (63.89%) Windows Server
7 23 (63.89%) vSphere
7 23 (63.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 23 (63.89%) Oracle Database
7 23 (63.89%) SQL Server 2012

PuTTY
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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:

Applications
1 9 (25.00%) MS Visio
2 5 (13.89%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 24 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 26 (72.22%) WinSCP
2 7 (19.44%) SNMP
3 1 (2.78%) 2G
3 1 (2.78%) 3G
3 1 (2.78%) 4G
3 1 (2.78%) Diameter Protocol
3 1 (2.78%) GSM
3 1 (2.78%) ISUP
3 1 (2.78%) LTE
3 1 (2.78%) SCCP
3 1 (2.78%) SIGTRAN
3 1 (2.78%) SS7
3 1 (2.78%) tcpdump
3 1 (2.78%) UMTS
3 1 (2.78%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (63.89%) Oracle Database
1 23 (63.89%) Oracle Database 10g
1 23 (63.89%) Oracle Database 11g
1 23 (63.89%) SQL Server
1 23 (63.89%) SQL Server 2012
1 23 (63.89%) SQL Server 2016
2 6 (16.67%) MySQL
3 4 (11.11%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 26 (72.22%) Selenium
2 25 (69.44%) HP UFT
2 25 (69.44%) Oracle APEX
2 25 (69.44%) SpecFlow
3 24 (66.67%) Ant
3 24 (66.67%) Eclipse
3 24 (66.67%) TestNG
4 23 (63.89%) SoapUI
5 18 (50.00%) LoadRunner
6 17 (47.22%) Team Foundation Server
7 9 (25.00%) Visual Studio
8 2 (5.56%) Toad
9 1 (2.78%) Cucumber
General
1 1 (2.78%) Finance
1 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (27.78%) Analyst
1 10 (27.78%) Test Analyst
2 9 (25.00%) Test Engineer
3 7 (19.44%) OSS Engineer
3 7 (19.44%) Test Automation Engineer
4 6 (16.67%) Automation Test Analyst
4 6 (16.67%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
5 5 (13.89%) Developer
5 5 (13.89%) Technical Specialist
5 5 (13.89%) Test Specialist
5 5 (13.89%) Tester
6 4 (11.11%) Automation Tester
7 3 (8.33%) OSS Developer
8 2 (5.56%) Agile Tester
8 2 (5.56%) C# Developer
8 2 (5.56%) Java Developer
9 1 (2.78%) Programmer
9 1 (2.78%) Software Test Analyst
9 1 (2.78%) Technical Analyst
9 1 (2.78%) Technical Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (69.44%) .NET
2 23 (63.89%) Web Services
3 9 (25.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.89%) Virtual Team
2 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 30 (83.33%) Linux
2 23 (63.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 23 (63.89%) Windows
2 23 (63.89%) Windows Server
3 22 (61.11%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (16.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (86.11%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (69.44%) System Integration Testing
3 24 (66.67%) DevOps
4 23 (63.89%) API Testing
4 23 (63.89%) Test Automation
5 21 (58.33%) Scrum
6 18 (50.00%) Performance Testing
7 17 (47.22%) Defect Tracking
7 17 (47.22%) Test Strategy
8 14 (38.89%) Kanban
9 11 (30.56%) Collaborative Working
10 9 (25.00%) Waterfall
11 6 (16.67%) BDD
11 6 (16.67%) Test Scripting
12 4 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
13 2 (5.56%) Continuous Deployment
13 2 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
13 2 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
13 2 (5.56%) Non-Functional Testing
13 2 (5.56%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 26 (72.22%) Java
2 25 (69.44%) F#
3 12 (33.33%) C#
4 5 (13.89%) Perl
5 3 (8.33%) SQL
6 2 (5.56%) C
7 1 (2.78%) Python
Qualifications
1 24 (66.67%) ISEB
1 24 (66.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 23 (63.89%) ISEB Practitioner
3 19 (52.78%) SC Cleared
3 19 (52.78%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.78%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 23 (63.89%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 26 (72.22%) HP ALM
2 6 (16.67%) vRealize
Vendors
1 27 (75.00%) HP
2 25 (69.44%) Oracle
3 24 (66.67%) Software AG
3 24 (66.67%) webMethods
4 23 (63.89%) Microsoft
4 23 (63.89%) Red Hat
4 23 (63.89%) VMware
5 5 (13.89%) ComArch