Period
to 8 August 2020

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 8 August 2020 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
8 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 544 830 848
Rank change year-on-year +286 +18 -23
Contract jobs citing PuTTY 4 15 60
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.011% 0.016% 0.058%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.085% 0.13% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 9 37
Median daily rate £380 £270 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +40.74% -28.00% -
10th Percentile £376 £188 £303
90th Percentile £391 £450 £443
UK excluding London median daily rate - £240 £375
% change year-on-year - -36.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 4,726 11,758 13,758
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.42% 12.90% 13.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,695 7,191 8,445
Median daily rate £425 £425 £425
10th Percentile £200 £200 £203
90th Percentile £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £395
% change year-on-year - +1.27% +3.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 287 593 769
Median hourly rate £35.00 £23.75 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +47.37% +18.75% +3.20%
10th Percentile £14.95 £12.38 £12.20
90th Percentile £52.50 £52.50 £47.57
Median hourly rate £31.50 £22.50 £19.39
% change year-on-year +40.00% +16.07% +3.66%

PuTTY
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for PuTTY in the UK

PuTTY
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing PuTTY.

Daily rate trend for PuTTY in the UK

PuTTY
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing PuTTY.

Hourly rate trend for PuTTY in the UK

PuTTY
Top 4 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 8 August 2020. 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 +288 4 £380 +40.74%
London +202 3 £380 -10.59%
UK excluding London +240 1 - -
South East +172 1 - -

For the 6 months to 8 August 2020, 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 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) WinSCP
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (50.00%) ServiceNow
2 2 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (50.00%) Wallstreet Suite
2 2 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (50.00%) Cash Management
2 2 (50.00%) IBM
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) Unix
2 2 (50.00%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (25.00%) Change Management
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) TDD
3 1 (25.00%) Banking
3 1 (25.00%) Investment Banking
3 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) Software AG
3 1 (25.00%) LoadRunner
3 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling

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 2 (50.00%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Apache Hive
1 1 (25.00%) Big Data
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Ant
1 1 (25.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (25.00%) LoadRunner
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle APEX
1 1 (25.00%) Selenium
1 1 (25.00%) SoapUI
1 1 (25.00%) SpecFlow
1 1 (25.00%) TestNG
General
1 1 (25.00%) Banking
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Applications Support
2 1 (25.00%) Applications Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Automation Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Banking Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Data Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Data Business Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Operations Support Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Support Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) Web Services
2 1 (25.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (50.00%) Unix
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Cash Management
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
1 2 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) API Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Change Management
2 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (25.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (25.00%) Runbook
2 1 (25.00%) SDLC
2 1 (25.00%) System Integration Testing
2 1 (25.00%) TDD
2 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (25.00%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) F#
1 1 (25.00%) Java
1 1 (25.00%) Scala
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) Data Quality
1 1 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) IBM
1 2 (50.00%) ServiceNow
1 2 (50.00%) Wallstreet Suite
2 1 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (25.00%) Software AG
2 1 (25.00%) VMware