Period
to 18 June 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 18 June 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
18 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 172 198 201
Rank change year-on-year +26 +3 +14
Contract jobs citing SSH 12 4 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.24% 0.076% 0.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.63% 0.49% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 6
South West median daily rate £240 £438 £343
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -45.14% +27.74% +5.38%
10th Percentile £163 £414 £259
90th Percentile £510 £471 £425
England median daily rate £475 £475 £400
% change year-on-year - +18.75% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £49.19 £9.39
% change year-on-year - +423.86% -94.99%

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 737 817 953
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 14.81% 15.59% 16.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 414 500 622
South West median daily rate £375 £352 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.46% -2.83% -3.33%
10th Percentile £201 £193 £213
90th Percentile £540 £515 £500
England median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 70 72
South West median hourly rate £37.50 £42.00 £34.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.71% +20.86% +72.16%
10th Percentile £16.25 £14.78 £11.03
90th Percentile £47.50 £77.50 £46.00
England median hourly rate £20.00 £19.38 £25.00
% change year-on-year +3.20% -22.48% +16.96%

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 18 June 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 18 June 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 +21 9 £240 - 2
Dorset - 2 - -
Bristol -2 1 - -
SSH
England

For the 6 months to 18 June 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 9 (75.00%) TCP/IP
1 9 (75.00%) HTTP
2 8 (66.67%) Linux
3 7 (58.33%) Python
4 6 (50.00%) WAN
4 6 (50.00%) SMTP
4 6 (50.00%) HTTPS
4 6 (50.00%) Finance
5 5 (41.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (41.67%) Apache
5 5 (41.67%) Java
5 5 (41.67%) Bash Shell
5 5 (41.67%) Data Centre
5 5 (41.67%) Linux Command Line
6 4 (33.33%) Network Architecture
6 4 (33.33%) Network Management
6 4 (33.33%) Splunk
6 4 (33.33%) Tomcat
6 4 (33.33%) VPN
6 4 (33.33%) Cisco
6 4 (33.33%) MPLS
6 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (33.33%) IP Telephony
6 4 (33.33%) Configuration Management
6 4 (33.33%) Telnet
7 3 (25.00%) Firewall
7 3 (25.00%) Debian
7 3 (25.00%) Ubuntu
7 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
7 3 (25.00%) CentOS

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 5 (41.67%) Apache
2 4 (33.33%) Tomcat
3 1 (8.33%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (75.00%) HTTP
1 9 (75.00%) TCP/IP
2 6 (50.00%) HTTPS
2 6 (50.00%) SMTP
2 6 (50.00%) WAN
3 4 (33.33%) IP Telephony
3 4 (33.33%) MPLS
3 4 (33.33%) Telnet
3 4 (33.33%) VPN
4 3 (25.00%) Firewall
5 2 (16.67%) DKIM
5 2 (16.67%) DMARC
5 2 (16.67%) DNS
5 2 (16.67%) FTP
5 2 (16.67%) Internet
5 2 (16.67%) Kerberos
5 2 (16.67%) SNMP
6 1 (8.33%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) Hadoop
2 2 (16.67%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Consultant
2 2 (16.67%) Developer
2 2 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Management Consultant
2 2 (16.67%) Network Consultant
2 2 (16.67%) Network Support
2 2 (16.67%) Network Support Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) 2nd/3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) DevOps Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Open Source Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Senior DevOps
3 1 (8.33%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Site Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Site Reliability Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) XML
2 1 (8.33%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Data Centre
1 5 (41.67%) Linux Command Line
2 2 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 8 (66.67%) Linux
2 5 (41.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (25.00%) CentOS
3 3 (25.00%) Debian
3 3 (25.00%) Ubuntu
3 3 (25.00%) Unix
4 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (33.33%) Configuration Management
1 4 (33.33%) Network Architecture
1 4 (33.33%) Network Management
2 3 (25.00%) Open Source
3 2 (16.67%) Benchmarking
3 2 (16.67%) Dashboard Development
3 2 (16.67%) DevOps
3 2 (16.67%) ITIL
3 2 (16.67%) OO
3 2 (16.67%) Open Source Development
3 2 (16.67%) Performance Testing
3 2 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (16.67%) Programme Management
3 2 (16.67%) Service Management
3 2 (16.67%) Site Reliability Engineering
3 2 (16.67%) Task Automation
3 2 (16.67%) Validation
3 2 (16.67%) Workflow
4 1 (8.33%) Security Hardening
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) Python
2 5 (41.67%) Bash Shell
2 5 (41.67%) Java
3 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (16.67%) Perl
5 1 (8.33%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (16.67%) Docker
2 2 (16.67%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) SELinux
2 2 (16.67%) Ansible
2 2 (16.67%) Kubernetes
2 2 (16.67%) Nagios
2 2 (16.67%) Netcool
3 1 (8.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Cisco
1 4 (33.33%) Splunk
2 3 (25.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (16.67%) Hortonworks
3 2 (16.67%) Micro Focus
3 2 (16.67%) Proofpoint
3 2 (16.67%) Red Hat
3 2 (16.67%) ServiceNow
4 1 (8.33%) VMware