Period
to 21 November 2017

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 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 > South East
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 353 325 331
Rank change year-on-year -28 +6 +29
Contract jobs citing SSH 25 53 63
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.15% 0.32% 0.33%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.85% 1.68% 1.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 39 30
South East median daily rate £413 £500 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.50% -2.44% +48.98%
10th Percentile £304 £344 £324
90th Percentile £569 £628 £579
England median daily rate £420 £475 £475
% change year-on-year -11.58% - +31.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
South East median hourly rate - - £17.50
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 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 2927 3156 3506
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 17.39% 18.98% 18.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 1579 1803 1880
South East median daily rate £390 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.00% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £185 £232 £225
90th Percentile £550 £530 £500
England median daily rate £403 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +0.63% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 157 217 240
South East median hourly rate £17.38 £25.50 £22.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.86% +11.70% +26.83%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.75 £11.81
90th Percentile £46.07 £54.25 £47.83
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 South East

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

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 6 months to 21 November 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 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
Surrey -10 20 £375 -21.05% 1
Thames Valley -31 5 £450 -14.29% 4
Berkshire -4 3 £265 -33.83% 3
Oxfordshire +3 1 £450 -19.64% 1
Buckinghamshire -33 1 £500 -4.76%
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 South East region with a requirement for SSH.

1 21 (84.00%) Linux
2 20 (80.00%) Windows
3 19 (76.00%) Unix
4 16 (64.00%) VMware ESXi
5 14 (56.00%) Veritas
5 14 (56.00%) SQL
5 14 (56.00%) Web Services
5 14 (56.00%) NetBackup
6 13 (52.00%) VMware
6 13 (52.00%) Finance
6 13 (52.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 13 (52.00%) LDAP
6 13 (52.00%) Microsoft
6 13 (52.00%) Citrix
6 13 (52.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (44.00%) Active Directory
8 10 (40.00%) Red Hat
9 9 (36.00%) Middleware
9 9 (36.00%) Symantec
9 9 (36.00%) McAfee
9 9 (36.00%) Client/Server
9 9 (36.00%) FTP
9 9 (36.00%) JBoss
9 9 (36.00%) Java
9 9 (36.00%) Perl
9 9 (36.00%) SQL Server
9 9 (36.00%) IIS
9 9 (36.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 9 (36.00%) Banking
9 9 (36.00%) Capacity Management

SSH
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:

Application Platforms
1 9 (36.00%) IIS
1 9 (36.00%) JBoss
1 9 (36.00%) WildFly
2 3 (12.00%) SAS
3 1 (4.00%) Apache
3 1 (4.00%) CMS
3 1 (4.00%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (4.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (4.00%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (16.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (16.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.00%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (4.00%) Amazon S3
1 1 (4.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 13 (52.00%) LDAP
2 9 (36.00%) FTP
3 6 (24.00%) SAN
4 5 (20.00%) DNS
4 5 (20.00%) HTTP
4 5 (20.00%) IPsec
5 4 (16.00%) Asterisk PBX
5 4 (16.00%) CTI
5 4 (16.00%) HTTPS
5 4 (16.00%) PBX
5 4 (16.00%) RTP
5 4 (16.00%) Softphone
5 4 (16.00%) VoIP
6 3 (12.00%) Fibre Channel
6 3 (12.00%) Firewall
6 3 (12.00%) NAS
6 3 (12.00%) TCP/IP
7 2 (8.00%) SMTP
7 2 (8.00%) SNMP
7 2 (8.00%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (36.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (4.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (4.00%) Redis
Development Applications
1 4 (16.00%) JIRA
2 2 (8.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (4.00%) Emacs
3 1 (4.00%) GitLab
3 1 (4.00%) Grunt
3 1 (4.00%) gulp
General
1 13 (52.00%) Finance
2 9 (36.00%) Banking
3 2 (8.00%) Legal
4 1 (4.00%) Electronics
4 1 (4.00%) Manufacturing
4 1 (4.00%) Marketing
4 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (36.00%) Analyst
1 9 (36.00%) Technical Analyst
2 7 (28.00%) Administrator
3 5 (20.00%) Storage Administrator
3 5 (20.00%) Unix Administrator
4 4 (16.00%) Architect
4 4 (16.00%) Platform Architect
4 4 (16.00%) Support Analyst
4 4 (16.00%) Systems Administrator
4 4 (16.00%) Technical Support
4 4 (16.00%) Technical Support Analyst
5 3 (12.00%) Solaris Administrator
5 3 (12.00%) Storage Systems Administrator
5 3 (12.00%) Technical Architect
5 3 (12.00%) Unix Systems Administrator
6 2 (8.00%) Consultant
6 2 (8.00%) Linux Administrator
6 2 (8.00%) SAN Administrator
6 2 (8.00%) SAN Storage Administrator
6 2 (8.00%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (56.00%) Web Services
2 9 (36.00%) Middleware
3 4 (16.00%) JTAPI
3 4 (16.00%) RFC 2833
3 4 (16.00%) TAPI
4 2 (8.00%) LAMP
4 2 (8.00%) Regular Expression
5 1 (4.00%) CSS
5 1 (4.00%) CSS3
5 1 (4.00%) Elastic Stack
5 1 (4.00%) HTML
5 1 (4.00%) HTML5
5 1 (4.00%) jQuery
5 1 (4.00%) Sass
5 1 (4.00%) Vue (Vue.js)
Miscellaneous
1 9 (36.00%) Client/Server
2 5 (20.00%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.00%) CESG
3 1 (4.00%) Clustering
3 1 (4.00%) HP Storage
3 1 (4.00%) Life Science
3 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 21 (84.00%) Linux
2 20 (80.00%) Windows
3 19 (76.00%) Unix
4 13 (52.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (36.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (32.00%) Ubuntu
7 6 (24.00%) Solaris
8 5 (20.00%) Windows Server
9 4 (16.00%) Debian
9 4 (16.00%) Fedora
9 4 (16.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (4.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (36.00%) Capacity Management
2 5 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (20.00%) High Availability
3 4 (16.00%) Presales
3 4 (16.00%) Process Management
4 3 (12.00%) Load Balancing
4 3 (12.00%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (8.00%) Change Management
5 2 (8.00%) Customer Requirements
5 2 (8.00%) Front End Development
5 2 (8.00%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (8.00%) Patch Management
5 2 (8.00%) Problem Management
5 2 (8.00%) Project Management
5 2 (8.00%) Service Delivery
6 1 (4.00%) Coaching
6 1 (4.00%) DevOps
6 1 (4.00%) Mentoring
6 1 (4.00%) Prototyping
6 1 (4.00%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 14 (56.00%) SQL
2 9 (36.00%) Java
2 9 (36.00%) Perl
3 8 (32.00%) PowerShell
4 3 (12.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (12.00%) Shell Script
5 1 (4.00%) Bash Shell
5 1 (4.00%) Go
5 1 (4.00%) PHP
5 1 (4.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) CESG Certified Professional
1 1 (4.00%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (16.00%) PA-DSS
1 4 (16.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 16 (64.00%) VMware ESXi
2 13 (52.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (44.00%) Active Directory
4 5 (20.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 5 (20.00%) Veritas File System
5 4 (16.00%) NFS
6 3 (12.00%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (8.00%) Samba
8 1 (4.00%) Docker
8 1 (4.00%) iptables
8 1 (4.00%) Sendmail
8 1 (4.00%) zsh
Systems Management
1 14 (56.00%) NetBackup
2 6 (24.00%) Ansible
2 6 (24.00%) Puppet
3 5 (20.00%) SnapMirror
3 5 (20.00%) SnapVault
3 5 (20.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 4 (16.00%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (16.00%) vCenter Server
5 2 (8.00%) Netcool
5 2 (8.00%) Netcool/OMNIbus
5 2 (8.00%) Tivoli
6 1 (4.00%) Cacti
6 1 (4.00%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (4.00%) Kibana
6 1 (4.00%) logstash
6 1 (4.00%) Oracle ZFS
6 1 (4.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 14 (56.00%) Veritas
2 13 (52.00%) Citrix
2 13 (52.00%) Microsoft
2 13 (52.00%) VMware
3 10 (40.00%) Red Hat
4 9 (36.00%) McAfee
4 9 (36.00%) Symantec
5 6 (24.00%) NetApp
5 6 (24.00%) Oracle
5 6 (24.00%) Sun
6 4 (16.00%) Brocade
6 4 (16.00%) Cisco
7 2 (8.00%) IBM
8 1 (4.00%) EMC
8 1 (4.00%) HP
8 1 (4.00%) SAP