The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 27 March 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Secure Shell (SSH)
England / South East
Rank 222 239 256
Rank change year-on-year +17 +17  
Contract jobs citing SSH 31 26 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.40% 0.28% 0.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.12% 1.28% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 16 11
Median daily rate £500 £300 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +66.66% -29.41%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £120 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £561 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £488 £325 £375
% change year-on-year +50.00% -13.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £49.19 -

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 the South East with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 1465 2039 2052
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 18.80% 22.11% 20.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 840 1128 994
Median daily rate £400 £352 £343
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.63% +2.77%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 103 105
Median hourly rate £19.56 £42.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -53.42% +16.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £18.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £51.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -39.18% +23.33%  

SSH
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 the South East

SSH
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SSH in the South East

SSH
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SSH in the South East over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SSH in the South East

SSH
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SSH in the South East

SSH
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 SSH within the South East region over the 3 months to 27 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +42 18 £500 -1.47% 2
Surrey +5 9 £438 -22.04% 1
Hampshire +3 2 - - 1
West Sussex - 2 - -
SSH
England

SSH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 South East region with a requirement for SSH.

1 45 (86.54%) Linux
2 42 (80.77%) Unix
3 39 (75.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 27 (51.92%) SC Cleared
4 27 (51.92%) Security Cleared
5 24 (46.15%) Python
6 23 (44.23%) JavaScript
7 22 (42.31%) FTP
7 22 (42.31%) Git (software)
7 22 (42.31%) Bash Shell
8 21 (40.38%) CentOS
8 21 (40.38%) SELinux
8 21 (40.38%) Linux Command Line
8 21 (40.38%) TCP/IP
8 21 (40.38%) Java
8 21 (40.38%) Debian
8 21 (40.38%) Ubuntu
9 20 (38.46%) HTTP
10 19 (36.54%) Ansible
10 19 (36.54%) Hadoop
11 18 (34.62%) DevOps
11 18 (34.62%) Prototyping
11 18 (34.62%) Oracle
12 17 (32.69%) Disaster Recovery
13 16 (30.77%) Load Balancing
13 16 (30.77%) SAN
13 16 (30.77%) ICMP
13 16 (30.77%) Red Hat
14 15 (28.85%) Veritas
14 15 (28.85%) Solaris

SSH
Top Related 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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (5.77%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.85%) SAS
3 1 (1.92%) Apache
3 1 (1.92%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (11.54%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.85%) MS Office
2 2 (3.85%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (3.85%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.77%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (42.31%) FTP
2 21 (40.38%) TCP/IP
3 20 (38.46%) HTTP
4 16 (30.77%) ICMP
4 16 (30.77%) SAN
5 14 (26.92%) NAS
6 11 (21.15%) iSCSI
7 6 (11.54%) SMTP
8 4 (7.69%) DNS
8 4 (7.69%) Internet
8 4 (7.69%) Telnet
9 3 (5.77%) Fibre Channel
9 3 (5.77%) IPsec
9 3 (5.77%) SSL
10 2 (3.85%) Firewall
10 2 (3.85%) Intrusion Detection
10 2 (3.85%) LDAP
10 2 (3.85%) Network Security
10 2 (3.85%) SNMP
11 1 (1.92%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (36.54%) Hadoop
2 5 (9.62%) Big Data
3 4 (7.69%) InterSystems Cache
4 3 (5.77%) SQL Server
5 2 (3.85%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 22 (42.31%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.92%) ClearCase
2 1 (1.92%) JIRA
General
1 8 (15.38%) Finance
2 1 (1.92%) Electronics
2 1 (1.92%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.92%) Marketing
2 1 (1.92%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (42.31%) Developer
2 14 (26.92%) Administrator
3 13 (25.00%) Storage Administrator
4 12 (23.08%) Unix Administrator
5 11 (21.15%) Consultant
6 10 (19.23%) DevOps Engineer
6 10 (19.23%) Java Developer
6 10 (19.23%) JavaScript Developer
6 10 (19.23%) Python Developer
7 9 (17.31%) DevOps Consultant
7 9 (17.31%) Java Consultant
7 9 (17.31%) Java Engineer
7 9 (17.31%) JavaScript Engineer
7 9 (17.31%) SAN Administrator
7 9 (17.31%) SAN Storage Administrator
8 8 (15.38%) Solaris Administrator
9 7 (13.46%) Open Source Developer
10 5 (9.62%) Systems Administrator
11 4 (7.69%) Support Engineer
11 4 (7.69%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.77%) CGI
1 3 (5.77%) Web Services
2 2 (3.85%) CSS
2 2 (3.85%) Flash
2 2 (3.85%) HTML
2 2 (3.85%) Regular Expression
2 2 (3.85%) SOAP
3 1 (1.92%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 21 (40.38%) Linux Command Line
2 15 (28.85%) Enterprise Storage
3 7 (13.46%) Replication
4 4 (7.69%) EMC VNX
5 3 (5.77%) CESG
5 3 (5.77%) Client/Server
5 3 (5.77%) Public Cloud
6 2 (3.85%) Data Centre
6 2 (3.85%) DataPower
7 1 (1.92%) Clustering
7 1 (1.92%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 45 (86.54%) Linux
2 42 (80.77%) Unix
3 39 (75.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 21 (40.38%) CentOS
4 21 (40.38%) Debian
4 21 (40.38%) Ubuntu
5 15 (28.85%) Solaris
6 8 (15.38%) Windows
7 7 (13.46%) HPUX
8 3 (5.77%) AIX
8 3 (5.77%) Data ONTAP
8 3 (5.77%) Windows Server
8 3 (5.77%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (5.77%) Windows Vista
9 1 (1.92%) SUSE
9 1 (1.92%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (34.62%) DevOps
1 18 (34.62%) Prototyping
2 17 (32.69%) Disaster Recovery
3 16 (30.77%) Load Balancing
4 15 (28.85%) High Availability
5 11 (21.15%) Open Source
6 10 (19.23%) Capacity Management
7 6 (11.54%) Open Source Development
7 6 (11.54%) Patch Management
8 5 (9.62%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (9.62%) Mentoring
9 3 (5.77%) Cryptography
9 3 (5.77%) Fuzz Testing
9 3 (5.77%) Information Assurance
9 3 (5.77%) ISMS
9 3 (5.77%) OWASP
9 3 (5.77%) Problem Management
9 3 (5.77%) Product Management
9 3 (5.77%) Scrum
9 3 (5.77%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 24 (46.15%) Python
2 23 (44.23%) JavaScript
3 22 (42.31%) Bash Shell
4 21 (40.38%) Java
5 7 (13.46%) Perl
6 5 (9.62%) Shell Script
7 3 (5.77%) PHP
7 3 (5.77%) PowerShell
8 2 (3.85%) C#
8 2 (3.85%) SQL
9 1 (1.92%) Korn
9 1 (1.92%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 27 (51.92%) SC Cleared
1 27 (51.92%) Security Cleared
2 3 (5.77%) CESG Certified Professional
2 3 (5.77%) CISSP
3 1 (1.92%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.77%) QA
2 1 (1.92%) RMADS
System Software
1 14 (26.92%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 14 (26.92%) Veritas File System
2 13 (25.00%) NFS
3 11 (21.15%) Virtual Servers
4 6 (11.54%) Active Directory
5 3 (5.77%) Sendmail
6 2 (3.85%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (1.92%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 1 (1.92%) VirtualBox
7 1 (1.92%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 21 (40.38%) SELinux
2 19 (36.54%) Ansible
3 14 (26.92%) Nagios
3 14 (26.92%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 11 (21.15%) EMC Navisphere
5 5 (9.62%) NetBackup
6 4 (7.69%) Norton AntiVirus
6 4 (7.69%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 2 (3.85%) Tivoli
7 2 (3.85%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 1 (1.92%) HP Data Protector
8 1 (1.92%) NetApp OnCommand
8 1 (1.92%) Puppet
8 1 (1.92%) SCCM
Vendors
1 18 (34.62%) Oracle
2 16 (30.77%) Red Hat
3 15 (28.85%) Brocade
3 15 (28.85%) Veritas
4 14 (26.92%) NetApp
4 14 (26.92%) Sun
5 7 (13.46%) Microsoft
6 5 (9.62%) EMC
6 5 (9.62%) Symantec
7 3 (5.77%) Citrix
7 3 (5.77%) Nimble Storage
8 2 (3.85%) SAP
9 1 (1.92%) 3PAR
9 1 (1.92%) HP
9 1 (1.92%) IBM
9 1 (1.92%) VMware
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