Period
to 11 December 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for PuTTY skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited PuTTY over the 6 months to 11 December 2019 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.

PuTTY
UK
6 months to
11 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 767 883 872
Rank change year-on-year +116 -11 -11
Contract jobs citing PuTTY 20 33 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.025% 0.031% 0.029%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.18% 0.24% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 27 11
UK median daily rate £538 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +34.38% +6.67% -10.18%
10th Percentile £400 £173 £285
90th Percentile £588 £500 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £538 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +34.38% +6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
UK median hourly rate - - £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

PuTTY 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 with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 11,002 13,612 13,973
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.70% 12.91% 13.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,593 8,222 8,590
UK median daily rate £413 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.94% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £185 £200 £180
90th Percentile £600 £613 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 647 652 712
UK median hourly rate £25.12 £20.00 £18.73
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.60% +6.81% -16.78%
10th Percentile £13.33 £12.25 £11.00
90th Percentile £53.00 £47.50 £45.23
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £18.06 £18.56
% change year-on-year +24.60% -2.72% -23.92%

PuTTY
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing PuTTY as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for PuTTY in the UK

PuTTY
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PuTTY in the UK

PuTTY
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PuTTY over the 6 months to 11 December 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PuTTY in the UK

PuTTY
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for PuTTY in the UK

PuTTY
Top 7 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PuTTY within the UK over the 6 months to 11 December 2019. 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
England +107 20 £538 +34.38% 2
UK excluding London +71 14 £538 +34.38% 2
South East +65 11 £550 +51.72%
London +104 6 £543 +49.66%
North of England +30 3 £425 - 1
Yorkshire +32 2 £425 +3.03%
North East - 2 £425 -

For the 6 months to 11 December 2019, IT contractor jobs citing PuTTY 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 with a requirement for PuTTY.

1 14 (70.00%) SQL
2 11 (55.00%) Eclipse
2 11 (55.00%) JIRA
2 11 (55.00%) WinSCP
3 9 (45.00%) Confluence
3 9 (45.00%) Okta
4 8 (40.00%) FileZilla
4 8 (40.00%) Bitbucket
4 8 (40.00%) Jenkins
4 8 (40.00%) IBM
5 7 (35.00%) Oracle
5 7 (35.00%) Finance
5 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (35.00%) Master Data Management
5 7 (35.00%) Notepad++
6 6 (30.00%) QA
7 5 (25.00%) Data Quality
7 5 (25.00%) Big Data
7 5 (25.00%) Windows
7 5 (25.00%) Data Modelling
8 4 (20.00%) Linux
8 4 (20.00%) XML
8 4 (20.00%) TDD
8 4 (20.00%) Banking
8 4 (20.00%) Migration
8 4 (20.00%) BDD
8 4 (20.00%) Analytics
8 4 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 4 (20.00%) Selenium
8 4 (20.00%) Credit Risk

PuTTY
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 (45.00%) Confluence
2 3 (15.00%) SAS
Applications
1 8 (40.00%) FileZilla
2 7 (35.00%) Notepad++
3 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.00%) Azure
2 1 (5.00%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (5.00%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 11 (55.00%) WinSCP
2 2 (10.00%) Firewall
2 2 (10.00%) SSH
2 2 (10.00%) Telnet
3 1 (5.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (25.00%) Big Data
2 3 (15.00%) Apache Hive
2 3 (15.00%) Oracle Database
2 3 (15.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 3 (15.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (15.00%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (15.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (15.00%) SQL Server 2016
3 2 (10.00%) Base SAS
3 2 (10.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (5.00%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (5.00%) IBM InfoSphere
4 1 (5.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 11 (55.00%) Eclipse
1 11 (55.00%) JIRA
2 8 (40.00%) Bitbucket
2 8 (40.00%) Jenkins
3 4 (20.00%) Selenium
4 3 (15.00%) Ant
4 3 (15.00%) HP UFT
4 3 (15.00%) LoadRunner
4 3 (15.00%) Oracle APEX
4 3 (15.00%) SoapUI
4 3 (15.00%) SpecFlow
4 3 (15.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (15.00%) TestNG
5 1 (5.00%) Cucumber
5 1 (5.00%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (5.00%) Toad
General
1 7 (35.00%) Finance
2 4 (20.00%) Banking
3 2 (10.00%) Manufacturing
3 2 (10.00%) Public Sector
3 2 (10.00%) Retail
3 2 (10.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (5.00%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 10 (50.00%) Developer
2 4 (20.00%) Analyst
2 4 (20.00%) Data Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Automation Tester
3 2 (10.00%) Data Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) ETL Developer
3 2 (10.00%) Tester
4 1 (5.00%) Test Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Test Specialist
4 1 (5.00%) Vulnerability Management Specialist
4 1 (5.00%) Vulnerability Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (20.00%) XML
2 3 (15.00%) .NET
2 3 (15.00%) Web Services
3 2 (10.00%) HTML
4 1 (5.00%) LDAP
4 1 (5.00%) REST
4 1 (5.00%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 5 (25.00%) Windows
2 4 (20.00%) Linux
2 4 (20.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (15.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (15.00%) Unix
3 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (35.00%) Master Data Management
2 5 (25.00%) Data Modelling
3 4 (20.00%) Analytics
3 4 (20.00%) API Testing
3 4 (20.00%) BDD
3 4 (20.00%) Integration Testing
3 4 (20.00%) Migration
3 4 (20.00%) Performance Testing
3 4 (20.00%) SDLC
3 4 (20.00%) TDD
3 4 (20.00%) Test Automation
4 3 (15.00%) Defect Tracking
4 3 (15.00%) Exploratory Testing
4 3 (15.00%) Manual Testing
4 3 (15.00%) Problem-Solving
4 3 (15.00%) System Integration Testing
4 3 (15.00%) Technical Leadership
4 3 (15.00%) Test Scripting
4 3 (15.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 14 (70.00%) SQL
2 4 (20.00%) Scala
3 3 (15.00%) F#
3 3 (15.00%) Java
4 2 (10.00%) C
4 2 (10.00%) VBA
5 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (15.00%) ISEB
2 3 (15.00%) ISEB Practitioner
2 3 (15.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (15.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (10.00%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (5.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (30.00%) QA
2 5 (25.00%) Data Quality
3 1 (5.00%) WCAG
System Software
1 3 (15.00%) vSphere
2 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.00%) Tivoli Directory Server
2 1 (5.00%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) HP ALM
2 1 (5.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 9 (45.00%) Okta
2 8 (40.00%) IBM
3 7 (35.00%) Oracle
4 3 (15.00%) HP
4 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (15.00%) Red Hat
4 3 (15.00%) Software AG
4 3 (15.00%) VMware
4 3 (15.00%) webMethods
5 1 (5.00%) BeyondTrust
5 1 (5.00%) CA
5 1 (5.00%) CyberArk
5 1 (5.00%) Informatica
5 1 (5.00%) Novell
5 1 (5.00%) Sun
5 1 (5.00%) Thycotic