The table below looks at the statistics for Shell Script skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Shell Script over the 3 months to 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Shell Scripting (Shell Programming)
Rank 103 62 123
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +61
Contract jobs citing Shell Script 17 70 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.70% 2.75% 0.48%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.65% 8.24% 1.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 25 4
Average daily rate
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£285 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.75% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £288 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £307 £550 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £325 £375
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.73 £23.46 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+43.75% -37.44%
Shell Script
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Programming Languages Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
641 850 843
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 26.34% 33.41% 26.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 331 413 343
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £220 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 14 34
Average hourly rate £21.25 £36.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.97% +9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £16.80 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £39.80 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

Shell Script
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Shell Script across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Shell Script Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Shell Script
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Shell Script across the Berkshire region.

Shell Script Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Shell Script
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Shell Script across the Berkshire region.

Shell Script Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Shell Script
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Shell Script within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -26 7 £260 -22.96% 2
Slough -9 3 £304 -
Bracknell +1 2 £275 - 1
Maidenhead -1 1 - - 1
Newbury - - - - 1
Windsor - - - -
Shell Script
South East

Shell Script
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Shell Script also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Shell Script.

1 28 (60.87%) UNIX
2 23 (50.00%) Linux
2 23 (50.00%) SQL
3 21 (45.65%) Oracle
4 14 (30.43%) Windows
5 13 (28.26%) Java
6 12 (26.09%) Solaris
7 11 (23.91%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (21.74%) Bash Shell
9 9 (19.57%) Perl
10 8 (17.39%) Telecoms
10 8 (17.39%) Workflow
10 8 (17.39%) ITIL
10 8 (17.39%) HTTP
10 8 (17.39%) IBM
10 8 (17.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 8 (17.39%) Korn
11 7 (15.22%) Performance Tuning
11 7 (15.22%) SLA
11 7 (15.22%) C++
11 7 (15.22%) AWK
11 7 (15.22%) Red Hat
12 6 (13.04%) Tivoli
12 6 (13.04%) BMC
12 6 (13.04%) SQLPlus
12 6 (13.04%) Remedy
12 6 (13.04%) ITSM
12 6 (13.04%) Sun
12 6 (13.04%) ETL
12 6 (13.04%) Eclipse

Shell Script
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Shell Script also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Shell Script. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (6.52%) WebLogic
2 1 (2.17%) IIS
2 1 (2.17%) Apache
2 1 (2.17%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.17%) CMS
2 1 (2.17%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (2.17%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (2.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (13.04%) Remedy ITSM
1 6 (13.04%) Remedy AR System
2 1 (2.17%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.70%) SaaS
2 1 (2.17%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (2.17%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 8 (17.39%) HTTP
2 3 (6.52%) HTTPS
2 3 (6.52%) FTP
3 2 (4.35%) NAS
3 2 (4.35%) SNMP
3 2 (4.35%) TCP/IP
3 2 (4.35%) SAN
4 1 (2.17%) MPLS
4 1 (2.17%) OSPF
4 1 (2.17%) BGP
4 1 (2.17%) DSL
4 1 (2.17%) L2TP
4 1 (2.17%) X.21
4 1 (2.17%) Firewall
4 1 (2.17%) IPsec
4 1 (2.17%) ZigBee
4 1 (2.17%) iSCSI
4 1 (2.17%) VPN
4 1 (2.17%) DNS
4 1 (2.17%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.04%) SQLPlus
2 5 (10.87%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (6.52%) Oracle Database
4 2 (4.35%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (2.17%) Big Data
5 1 (2.17%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (2.17%) Oracle OWB
5 1 (2.17%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.17%) PowerCenter
5 1 (2.17%) MySQL
5 1 (2.17%) DB2
Development Applications
1 6 (13.04%) Eclipse
1 6 (13.04%) Maven
1 6 (13.04%) JBehave
1 6 (13.04%) Selenium
2 4 (8.70%) Ant
2 4 (8.70%) JUnit
2 4 (8.70%) QuickTest Pro
3 3 (6.52%) LoadRunner
3 3 (6.52%) Toad
3 3 (6.52%) TestDirector
3 3 (6.52%) JProfiler
3 3 (6.52%) Introscope
3 3 (6.52%) Rational Performance Tester
3 3 (6.52%) Gradle
4 2 (4.35%) Subversion
4 2 (4.35%) Robotium
5 1 (2.17%) TeamCity
5 1 (2.17%) Trac
5 1 (2.17%) Calabash
5 1 (2.17%) JMeter
General
1 8 (17.39%) Telecoms
2 3 (6.52%) Billing
2 3 (6.52%) Marketing
3 2 (4.35%) Finance
4 1 (2.17%) Legal
4 1 (2.17%) Retail
4 1 (2.17%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 13 (28.26%) Analyst
2 9 (19.57%) Developer
3 7 (15.22%) Test Analyst
4 6 (13.04%) Consultant
4 6 (13.04%) Support Analyst
4 6 (13.04%) Remedy Analyst
5 4 (8.70%) Ab Initio Developer
6 3 (6.52%) Senior Developer
6 3 (6.52%) Java Developer
6 3 (6.52%) Software Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
7 2 (4.35%) Virtualisation Consultant
7 2 (4.35%) Senior Java Developer
8 1 (2.17%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 1 (2.17%) Infrastructure Consultant
8 1 (2.17%) Deployment Engineer
8 1 (2.17%) Linux Administrator
8 1 (2.17%) NOC Engineer
8 1 (2.17%) Senior Ab Initio Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.87%) Web Services
2 4 (8.70%) Middleware
2 4 (8.70%) VXML
2 4 (8.70%) JMS
2 4 (8.70%) CCXML
3 3 (6.52%) ODBC
3 3 (6.52%) JDBC
4 2 (4.35%) HTML
4 2 (4.35%) XML
4 2 (4.35%) SOAP
4 2 (4.35%) Hibernate
4 2 (4.35%) Ajax
5 1 (2.17%) Java SE
5 1 (2.17%) JSON
5 1 (2.17%) Application Packaging
5 1 (2.17%) Spring
5 1 (2.17%) Struts
5 1 (2.17%) DOM
5 1 (2.17%) J2EE
5 1 (2.17%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.70%) Open Source
3 3 (6.52%) Client/Server
3 3 (6.52%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.35%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (2.17%) User Experience
5 1 (2.17%) Statistics
5 1 (2.17%) Data Integration
5 1 (2.17%) DataPower
5 1 (2.17%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 28 (60.87%) UNIX
2 23 (50.00%) Linux
3 14 (30.43%) Windows
4 12 (26.09%) Solaris
5 8 (17.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (13.04%) Oracle Linux
7 4 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (6.52%) Windows 8
8 3 (6.52%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (6.52%) Windows 7
9 2 (4.35%) Embedded Linux
9 2 (4.35%) AIX
10 1 (2.17%) FreeBSD
10 1 (2.17%) SUSE
10 1 (2.17%) Android
10 1 (2.17%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (23.91%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (17.39%) ITIL
2 8 (17.39%) Workflow
3 7 (15.22%) Performance Tuning
4 6 (13.04%) Kalman Filter
4 6 (13.04%) ETL
4 6 (13.04%) ITSM
5 5 (10.87%) Test Scripting
5 5 (10.87%) Software Engineering
5 5 (10.87%) Migration
6 4 (8.70%) CRM
6 4 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (8.70%) Web Testing
6 4 (8.70%) Test Strategy
7 3 (6.52%) High Availability
7 3 (6.52%) V-Model
7 3 (6.52%) Test Automation
7 3 (6.52%) Test Management
7 3 (6.52%) Performance Testing
7 3 (6.52%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (50.00%) SQL
2 13 (28.26%) Java
3 10 (21.74%) Bash Shell
4 9 (19.57%) Perl
5 8 (17.39%) Korn
6 7 (15.22%) AWK
6 7 (15.22%) C++
7 5 (10.87%) VB
7 5 (10.87%) Python
8 4 (8.70%) PowerShell
9 3 (6.52%) PL/SQL
9 3 (6.52%) Ruby
9 3 (6.52%) C
10 2 (4.35%) JavaScript
10 2 (4.35%) VBScript
11 1 (2.17%) PHP
11 1 (2.17%) XPath
11 1 (2.17%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 6 (13.04%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.52%) ISTQB
2 3 (6.52%) Degree
2 3 (6.52%) SC Cleared
2 3 (6.52%) ISEB
3 2 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (4.35%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (2.17%) MCTS
4 1 (2.17%) MCITP
4 1 (2.17%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.17%) CCNP
4 1 (2.17%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (15.22%) SLA
2 4 (8.70%) QA
System Software
1 6 (13.04%) Xen
2 3 (6.52%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.52%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (2.17%) NFS
3 1 (2.17%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 1 (2.17%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (2.17%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (13.04%) Tivoli
1 6 (13.04%) Puppet
1 6 (13.04%) Cobbler
2 3 (6.52%) nmon
2 3 (6.52%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (6.52%) SCCM
3 1 (2.17%) Data Guard
3 1 (2.17%) Nagios
3 1 (2.17%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 21 (45.65%) Oracle
2 8 (17.39%) IBM
3 7 (15.22%) Red Hat
4 6 (13.04%) Remedy
4 6 (13.04%) BMC
4 6 (13.04%) Sun
5 4 (8.70%) Ab Initio
6 3 (6.52%) Microsoft
7 1 (2.17%) Perforce
7 1 (2.17%) Hitachi
7 1 (2.17%) Informatica
7 1 (2.17%) Veritas
7 1 (2.17%) HP
7 1 (2.17%) EMC
7 1 (2.17%) Juniper
7 1 (2.17%) PeopleSoft
7 1 (2.17%) SAP
7 1 (2.17%) Cisco
7 1 (2.17%) VMware
7 1 (2.17%) Fujitsu