The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wales with a requirement for SSH skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SSH over the 3 months to 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Secure Shell (SSH)
UK / Wales
Rank 62 76 -
Rank change year-on-year +14 -  
Contract jobs citing SSH 5 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.71% 0.15% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.63% 0.88% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Median daily rate £388 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £325 £375
% change year-on-year +46.15% -13.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £49.19 -

SSH is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Wales with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 108 113 68
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 15.38% 16.64% 9.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 77 41
Median daily rate £375 £375 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +36.36%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £169 £140 £156
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £467 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 1 6
Median hourly rate £55.00 £13.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +307.40% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.85 £37.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -38.24% +23.33%  

SSH
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wales citing SSH as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for SSH in Wales

SSH
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SSH in Wales

SSH
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SSH within the Wales region over the 3 months to 26 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales +19 5 £388 -
SSH
UK

SSH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 Wales region with a requirement for SSH.

1 6 (85.71%) Git (software)
2 5 (71.43%) Jenkins
2 5 (71.43%) DevOps
3 4 (57.14%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (57.14%) Ansible
3 4 (57.14%) Puppet
3 4 (57.14%) Windows
3 4 (57.14%) Linux
4 3 (42.86%) DNS
4 3 (42.86%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (42.86%) Bash Shell
4 3 (42.86%) Rackspace
4 3 (42.86%) Bitbucket
4 3 (42.86%) PowerShell
5 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
5 2 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (28.57%) Red Hat
5 2 (28.57%) Subversion
5 2 (28.57%) Maven
5 2 (28.57%) JIRA
5 2 (28.57%) NuGet
5 2 (28.57%) Vagrant
5 2 (28.57%) Confluence
5 2 (28.57%) Hudson
5 2 (28.57%) BMC
5 2 (28.57%) SQL
5 2 (28.57%) NFS
5 2 (28.57%) Configuration Management
5 2 (28.57%) LDAP

SSH
Top Related IT Skills in Wales 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 (28.57%) Confluence
2 1 (14.29%) Apache
2 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (42.86%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) DNS
2 2 (28.57%) LDAP
2 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
2 2 (28.57%) tcpdump
3 1 (14.29%) DHCP
3 1 (14.29%) IPsec
3 1 (14.29%) Network Security
3 1 (14.29%) RTP
3 1 (14.29%) SNMP
3 1 (14.29%) SSL
3 1 (14.29%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) MySQL
2 1 (14.29%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 6 (85.71%) Git (software)
2 5 (71.43%) Jenkins
3 3 (42.86%) Bitbucket
4 2 (28.57%) Ant
4 2 (28.57%) Hudson
4 2 (28.57%) JIRA
4 2 (28.57%) Maven
4 2 (28.57%) NuGet
4 2 (28.57%) Subversion
4 2 (28.57%) Vagrant
General
1 1 (14.29%) Banking
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) AWS DevOps
2 1 (14.29%) AWS Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Developer
2 1 (14.29%) MySQL Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Network Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) PHP Developer
2 1 (14.29%) PHP MySQL Developer
2 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
1 1 (14.29%) CSS
1 1 (14.29%) HTML
1 1 (14.29%) HTML5
1 1 (14.29%) jQuery
1 1 (14.29%) LAMP
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Linux
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (14.29%) Unix
3 1 (14.29%) Windows 10
3 1 (14.29%) Windows 8
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) DevOps
2 2 (28.57%) Configuration Management
2 2 (28.57%) Continuous Delivery
2 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (28.57%) Server Hardening
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) Identity Management
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) ITSM
3 1 (14.29%) MVC
3 1 (14.29%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) Bash Shell
1 3 (42.86%) PowerShell
2 2 (28.57%) Perl
2 2 (28.57%) SQL
3 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 1 (14.29%) JCL
3 1 (14.29%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Docker
1 2 (28.57%) iptables
1 2 (28.57%) NFS
Systems Management
1 4 (57.14%) Ansible
1 4 (57.14%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (57.14%) Puppet
2 1 (14.29%) Control-M
2 1 (14.29%) Salt
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Rackspace
2 2 (28.57%) BMC
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle
2 2 (28.57%) Red Hat
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco
3 1 (14.29%) Informatica
3 1 (14.29%) Micro Focus
3 1 (14.29%) Remedy
3 1 (14.29%) ServiceNow
3 1 (14.29%) Thunderhead