Period
to 10 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South 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 10 December 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.

Secure Shell (SSH)
England > South West
6 months to
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 213 192 199
Rank change year-on-year -21 +7 +11
Contract jobs citing SSH 14 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.22% 0.054% 0.053%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.48% 0.37% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 3
South West median daily rate £365 £419 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.84% +16.32% -34.55%
10th Percentile £205 £407 £232
90th Percentile £508 £436 £394
England median daily rate £450 £413 £475
% change year-on-year +9.09% -13.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £15.60 - £40.00

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 West with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 948 817 766
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 14.75% 14.73% 13.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 548 495 457
South West median daily rate £388 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14% -3.45%
10th Percentile £185 £181 £168
90th Percentile £538 £538 £525
England median daily rate £425 £403 £400
% change year-on-year +5.59% +0.63% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 50 77
South West median hourly rate £42.00 £27.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +52.73% -23.61% -9.15%
10th Percentile £12.18 £12.42 £12.55
90th Percentile £49.43 £43.53 £47.50
England median hourly rate £20.00 £18.70 £22.50
% change year-on-year +6.95% -16.89% +9.76%

SSH
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for SSH in the South West

SSH
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SSH in the South West

SSH
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SSH in the South West over the 6 months to 10 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SSH in the South West

SSH
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SSH in the South West

SSH
Contract Job Locations in the South 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 South West region over the 6 months to 10 December 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
Wiltshire -18 8 £250 -39.39% 4
Bristol -8 2 £394 -7.35% 1
Somerset - 2 £475 -
Gloucestershire - 1 - - 1
SSH
England

For the 6 months to 10 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing SSH 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 West region with a requirement for SSH.

1 7 (50.00%) Linux
1 7 (50.00%) VPN
2 6 (42.86%) Jenkins
2 6 (42.86%) DevOps
2 6 (42.86%) Data Centre
3 5 (35.71%) TCP/IP
4 4 (28.57%) HTTP
4 4 (28.57%) Apache
4 4 (28.57%) Tomcat
4 4 (28.57%) Cisco
4 4 (28.57%) Finance
4 4 (28.57%) Firewall
4 4 (28.57%) Bash Shell
4 4 (28.57%) Git (software)
5 3 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (21.43%) QA
5 3 (21.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (21.43%) Puppet
5 3 (21.43%) SIEM
5 3 (21.43%) CyberArk
5 3 (21.43%) Ansible
5 3 (21.43%) Kubernetes
5 3 (21.43%) Nagios
5 3 (21.43%) MPLS
5 3 (21.43%) Windows
5 3 (21.43%) MySQL
5 3 (21.43%) Privileged Access Management
6 2 (14.29%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 2 (14.29%) Linux Command Line
6 2 (14.29%) Deployment Automation

SSH
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South 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 4 (28.57%) Apache
1 4 (28.57%) Tomcat
2 2 (14.29%) nginx
3 1 (7.14%) Confluence
3 1 (7.14%) GlassFish
3 1 (7.14%) Mule
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) HipChat
Cloud Services
1 3 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (14.29%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 2 (14.29%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (14.29%) Amazon S3
2 2 (14.29%) Route 53
2 2 (14.29%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 7 (50.00%) VPN
2 5 (35.71%) TCP/IP
3 4 (28.57%) Firewall
3 4 (28.57%) HTTP
4 3 (21.43%) MPLS
5 2 (14.29%) DNS
5 2 (14.29%) HTTPS
5 2 (14.29%) Internet
5 2 (14.29%) IP Telephony
5 2 (14.29%) LAN
5 2 (14.29%) SMTP
5 2 (14.29%) SSL
5 2 (14.29%) Telnet
5 2 (14.29%) WAN
6 1 (7.14%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (7.14%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (7.14%) iSCSI
6 1 (7.14%) NAS
6 1 (7.14%) Network Security
6 1 (7.14%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) MySQL
2 1 (7.14%) Big Data
2 1 (7.14%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 6 (42.86%) Jenkins
2 4 (28.57%) Git (software)
3 3 (21.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (7.14%) JIRA
5 1 (7.14%) JMeter
5 1 (7.14%) Liquibase
5 1 (7.14%) Maven
5 1 (7.14%) PHPCI
General
1 4 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Consultant
2 3 (21.43%) CyberArk Consultant
2 3 (21.43%) Network Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Administrator
3 2 (14.29%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Applications Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) AWS DevOps
4 1 (7.14%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) AWS Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Hadoop Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) Java Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) Elastic Stack
1 1 (7.14%) LAMP
1 1 (7.14%) Laravel
1 1 (7.14%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) Data Centre
2 2 (14.29%) Linux Command Line
2 2 (14.29%) PKI
3 1 (7.14%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 7 (50.00%) Linux
2 3 (21.43%) Windows
3 1 (7.14%) CentOS
3 1 (7.14%) Data ONTAP
3 1 (7.14%) Mac OS X
3 1 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (7.14%) Ubuntu
3 1 (7.14%) Unix
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Server
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) DevOps
2 3 (21.43%) Privileged Access Management
2 3 (21.43%) SIEM
3 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (14.29%) Configuration Management
3 2 (14.29%) Deployment Automation
3 2 (14.29%) ETL
3 2 (14.29%) Network Architecture
3 2 (14.29%) Network Design
4 1 (7.14%) Business Continuity
4 1 (7.14%) CAE
4 1 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (7.14%) Logistics
4 1 (7.14%) Migration
4 1 (7.14%) Performance Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Resource Management
4 1 (7.14%) Scrum
4 1 (7.14%) Service Management
4 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) Bash Shell
2 2 (14.29%) Python
2 2 (14.29%) SQL
3 1 (7.14%) Java
3 1 (7.14%) Perl
3 1 (7.14%) PHP
3 1 (7.14%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) CCNA
2 1 (7.14%) CCNP
2 1 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (7.14%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) QA
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Docker
2 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.14%) Cygwin
2 1 (7.14%) iptables
2 1 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (21.43%) Ansible
1 3 (21.43%) Kubernetes
1 3 (21.43%) Nagios
1 3 (21.43%) Puppet
2 1 (7.14%) Ganglia
2 1 (7.14%) HAProxy
2 1 (7.14%) Icinga
2 1 (7.14%) SELinux
2 1 (7.14%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (7.14%) Terraform
2 1 (7.14%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Cisco
2 3 (21.43%) CyberArk
3 2 (14.29%) CheckPoint
3 2 (14.29%) HP
4 1 (7.14%) Apple
4 1 (7.14%) Dell
4 1 (7.14%) hybris
4 1 (7.14%) IBM
4 1 (7.14%) Intel
4 1 (7.14%) Juniper
4 1 (7.14%) NetApp
4 1 (7.14%) QNAP
4 1 (7.14%) Red Hat
4 1 (7.14%) SolarWinds
4 1 (7.14%) VMware