Period
to 24 September 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 24 September 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
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 202 201 201
Rank change year-on-year -1 0 0
Contract jobs citing SSH 9 1 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.15% 0.018% 0.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.10% 0.12% 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 5
South West median daily rate £250 - £360
10th Percentile £168 - £275
90th Percentile £528 - £425
England median daily rate £450 £400 £463
% change year-on-year +12.50% -13.51% +8.82%
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 815 836 891
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 13.94% 15.45% 15.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 453 502 533
South West median daily rate £375 £370 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.35% +5.71% -6.67%
10th Percentile £200 £185 £200
90th Percentile £550 £525 £519
England median daily rate £425 £405 £400
% change year-on-year +4.94% +1.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 81 57 87
South West median hourly rate £42.50 £39.50 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.59% +19.70% -5.04%
10th Percentile £17.50 £11.72 £12.20
90th Percentile £48.75 £50.00 £47.50
England median hourly rate £20.00 £18.10 £23.00
% change year-on-year +10.50% -21.30% +15.00%

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 24 September 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 24 September 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 -7 6 £240 - 2
Gloucestershire - 1 - - 2
Somerset - 1 £475 - 1
SSH
England

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 6 (66.67%) VPN
2 5 (55.56%) HTTP
2 5 (55.56%) TCP/IP
2 5 (55.56%) Apache
2 5 (55.56%) Tomcat
2 5 (55.56%) Cisco
2 5 (55.56%) MPLS
2 5 (55.56%) Firewall
2 5 (55.56%) Data Centre
3 4 (44.44%) Network Architecture
3 4 (44.44%) CheckPoint
3 4 (44.44%) Telnet
3 4 (44.44%) HTTPS
3 4 (44.44%) WAN
3 4 (44.44%) SMTP
3 4 (44.44%) Finance
3 4 (44.44%) IP Telephony
3 4 (44.44%) Git (software)
3 4 (44.44%) Linux
4 3 (33.33%) QA
4 3 (33.33%) Jenkins
4 3 (33.33%) Ansible
4 3 (33.33%) DevOps
4 3 (33.33%) Kubernetes
5 2 (22.22%) Bash Shell
5 2 (22.22%) Puppet
5 2 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (22.22%) Network Design
5 2 (22.22%) PKI
5 2 (22.22%) Atlassian Bamboo

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 (55.56%) Apache
1 5 (55.56%) Tomcat
2 1 (11.11%) Mule
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (11.11%) Amazon CloudWatch
1 1 (11.11%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (11.11%) Amazon S3
1 1 (11.11%) Route 53
1 1 (11.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (66.67%) VPN
2 5 (55.56%) Firewall
2 5 (55.56%) HTTP
2 5 (55.56%) MPLS
2 5 (55.56%) TCP/IP
3 4 (44.44%) HTTPS
3 4 (44.44%) IP Telephony
3 4 (44.44%) SMTP
3 4 (44.44%) Telnet
3 4 (44.44%) WAN
4 1 (11.11%) BGP
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (11.11%) IPsec
4 1 (11.11%) LAN
4 1 (11.11%) OpenVPN
4 1 (11.11%) OSPF
4 1 (11.11%) RSVP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Hadoop
1 1 (11.11%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Git (software)
2 3 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 2 (22.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (11.11%) JMeter
General
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Network Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) AWS DevOps
3 1 (11.11%) AWS DevOps Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) AWS Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Developer
3 1 (11.11%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Java Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Open Source Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Data Centre
2 2 (22.22%) PKI
3 1 (11.11%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Linux
2 2 (22.22%) Windows
3 1 (11.11%) CentOS
3 1 (11.11%) Debian
3 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (11.11%) Ubuntu
3 1 (11.11%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Network Architecture
2 3 (33.33%) DevOps
3 2 (22.22%) ETL
3 2 (22.22%) Network Design
4 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (11.11%) Auto-Scaling
4 1 (11.11%) Continuous Deployment
4 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (11.11%) Deployment Automation
4 1 (11.11%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (11.11%) Open Source
4 1 (11.11%) Open Source Development
4 1 (11.11%) Performance Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Software Delivery
4 1 (11.11%) TDD
4 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
4 1 (11.11%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) Bash Shell
1 2 (22.22%) Java
2 1 (11.11%) C++
2 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
2 1 (11.11%) Python
2 1 (11.11%) Shell Script
2 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) CCNA
2 1 (11.11%) CCNP
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (11.11%) DV Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) Ansible
1 3 (33.33%) Kubernetes
2 2 (22.22%) Puppet
3 1 (11.11%) SELinux
3 1 (11.11%) Terraform
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Cisco
2 4 (44.44%) CheckPoint
3 1 (11.11%) hybris
3 1 (11.11%) Juniper