Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 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 West
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 194 201 211
Rank change year-on-year +7 +10 -20
Contract jobs citing SSH 3 3 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.054% 0.052% 0.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.36% 0.36% 1.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 12
South West median daily rate £425 £360 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.06% -34.55% +57.14%
10th Percentile £413 £234 £334
90th Percentile £438 £416 £600
England median daily rate £425 £475 £475
% change year-on-year -10.53% - +34.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South West median hourly rate - - -
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 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 826 843 863
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 14.84% 14.67% 13.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 495 496 474
South West median daily rate £370 £350 £364
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.71% -3.78% +0.34%
10th Percentile £171 £166 £180
90th Percentile £528 £538 £513
England median daily rate £403 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +0.75% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 82 76
South West median hourly rate £31.50 £33.00 £39.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.55% -15.92% +82.56%
10th Percentile £12.42 £12.03 £13.58
90th Percentile £44.25 £47.40 £48.60
England median hourly rate £18.70 £23.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year -20.43% +14.63% +2.50%

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 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 19 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
Wiltshire +2 2 - -
Bristol -9 1 £425 +97.67%
SSH
England

For the 6 months to 19 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 West region with a requirement for SSH.

1 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) ITSM
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 1 (33.33%) Clustering
2 1 (33.33%) Asset Management
2 1 (33.33%) WMI
2 1 (33.33%) Project Planning
2 1 (33.33%) CMDB
2 1 (33.33%) SCCM
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
2 1 (33.33%) Network Management
2 1 (33.33%) REST
2 1 (33.33%) Regular Expression
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Management
2 1 (33.33%) ServiceNow
2 1 (33.33%) Software Asset Management
2 1 (33.33%) Proactive Management
2 1 (33.33%) LDAP
2 1 (33.33%) HTTP
2 1 (33.33%) SNMP
2 1 (33.33%) WSDL
2 1 (33.33%) HTTPS
2 1 (33.33%) EMC
2 1 (33.33%) Veritas
2 1 (33.33%) Nagios
2 1 (33.33%) McAfee
2 1 (33.33%) HTML

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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
1 1 (33.33%) HTTP
1 1 (33.33%) HTTPS
1 1 (33.33%) LDAP
1 1 (33.33%) SNMP
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Nagios Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) ServiceNow Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Unix Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
1 1 (33.33%) Regular Expression
1 1 (33.33%) REST
1 1 (33.33%) SOAP
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
1 1 (33.33%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Clustering
1 1 (33.33%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) AIX
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Asset Management
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Management
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) ITSM
1 1 (33.33%) Network Management
1 1 (33.33%) Proactive Management
1 1 (33.33%) Project Planning
1 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
1 1 (33.33%) Software Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
1 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 1 (33.33%) Perl
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Nagios
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM
1 1 (33.33%) WMI
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) EMC
1 1 (33.33%) McAfee
1 1 (33.33%) ServiceNow
1 1 (33.33%) Veritas