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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Shell Scripting (Shell Programming)
Rank 95 108 84
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -24
Contract jobs citing Shell Script 26 21 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.02% 0.77% 1.62%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.05% 2.89% 5.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 9 18
Average daily rate £373 £378 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.32% +7.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £290 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £419 £497
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.00 £37.50 £35.20
% change year-on-year
+17.33% +6.53%
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
642 727 781
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 25.27% 26.81% 29.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 391 423 409
Average daily rate £390 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.58% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £253 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 19 19
Average hourly rate £38.50 £36.00 £27.20
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.94% +32.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £32.50 £15.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.55 £55.65 £40.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Shell Script across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

Shell Script Daily Rate Histogram 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 10 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +13 18 £409 -3.82% 2
Slough +7 3 £250 -
Bracknell -10 2 £400 +5.96% 1
Newbury - 1 - -
Shell Script
South East

Shell Script
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 31 (64.58%) Unix
2 27 (56.25%) Linux
3 18 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (31.25%) Bash Shell
4 15 (31.25%) ITIL
4 15 (31.25%) IBM
5 14 (29.17%) DB2
5 14 (29.17%) WebSphere
6 13 (27.08%) Python
6 13 (27.08%) Java
6 13 (27.08%) SQL
7 12 (25.00%) JavaScript
7 12 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 11 (22.92%) Ab Initio
9 10 (20.83%) IBM HTTP Server
9 10 (20.83%) Oracle
10 9 (18.75%) sed
10 9 (18.75%) Web Services
10 9 (18.75%) Windows
10 9 (18.75%) AIX
10 9 (18.75%) Solaris
10 9 (18.75%) Configuration Management
10 9 (18.75%) AWK
11 8 (16.67%) VB
11 8 (16.67%) Perl
11 8 (16.67%) Puppet
12 7 (14.58%) Incident Management
12 7 (14.58%) DevOps
12 7 (14.58%) Analytical Skills
12 7 (14.58%) C++

Shell Script
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 14 (29.17%) WebSphere
2 10 (20.83%) IBM HTTP Server
3 6 (12.50%) Apache
3 6 (12.50%) Commerce Server
3 6 (12.50%) Elasticsearch
3 6 (12.50%) WebLogic
4 4 (8.33%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 4 (8.33%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (4.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (8.33%) Fredhopper
2 1 (2.08%) Oracle BRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (14.58%) HTTP
2 5 (10.42%) FTP
3 3 (6.25%) HTTPS
4 1 (2.08%) BGP
4 1 (2.08%) Broadband
4 1 (2.08%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (2.08%) EIGRP
4 1 (2.08%) Firewall
4 1 (2.08%) IPsec
4 1 (2.08%) IPv4
4 1 (2.08%) L2TP
4 1 (2.08%) MPLS
4 1 (2.08%) MVNO
4 1 (2.08%) Network Security
4 1 (2.08%) OSPF
4 1 (2.08%) PPP
4 1 (2.08%) SSL
4 1 (2.08%) VPN
4 1 (2.08%) Wireless
4 1 (2.08%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (29.17%) DB2
2 4 (8.33%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.17%) Big Data
3 2 (4.17%) OLTP
3 2 (4.17%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.08%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 5 (10.42%) Introscope
1 5 (10.42%) JProfiler
1 5 (10.42%) Toad
2 3 (6.25%) HP UFT
2 3 (6.25%) LoadRunner
2 3 (6.25%) Rational Performance Tester
3 2 (4.17%) SilkPerformer
4 1 (2.08%) Eclipse
4 1 (2.08%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.08%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.08%) Maven
4 1 (2.08%) NetBeans
General
1 6 (12.50%) Telecoms
2 5 (10.42%) Finance
2 5 (10.42%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (29.17%) Analyst
2 10 (20.83%) Applications Support
2 10 (20.83%) Linux Engineer
3 8 (16.67%) Developer
4 7 (14.58%) DevOps Engineer
4 7 (14.58%) Technical Analyst
5 6 (12.50%) AWS Engineer
5 6 (12.50%) Elasticsearch Engineer
5 6 (12.50%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 6 (12.50%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 5 (10.42%) Ab Initio Developer
6 5 (10.42%) Administrator
7 4 (8.33%) Applications Engineer
7 4 (8.33%) Applications Support Analyst
7 4 (8.33%) Applications Support Engineer
7 4 (8.33%) Linux Support
7 4 (8.33%) Linux Support Engineer
7 4 (8.33%) Support Engineer
7 4 (8.33%) Test Analyst
8 3 (6.25%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (18.75%) Web Services
2 7 (14.58%) WebSphere MQ
3 6 (12.50%) Ajax
3 6 (12.50%) CSS
3 6 (12.50%) ELK Stack
3 6 (12.50%) HTML
3 6 (12.50%) RESTful
3 6 (12.50%) Sensu
3 6 (12.50%) XML
4 5 (10.42%) JSON
4 5 (10.42%) Middleware
5 4 (8.33%) Worklight
6 3 (6.25%) IBM Integration Bus
6 3 (6.25%) J2EE
6 3 (6.25%) JDBC
6 3 (6.25%) ODBC
7 2 (4.17%) STL
8 1 (2.08%) Oracle GoldenGate
8 1 (2.08%) POSIX
8 1 (2.08%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.58%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.25%) Data Centre
2 3 (6.25%) DataPower
2 3 (6.25%) Mainframe
3 2 (4.17%) Fat Client
3 2 (4.17%) Smart Meter
3 2 (4.17%) Thin Client
3 2 (4.17%) Wiki
4 1 (2.08%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 31 (64.58%) Unix
2 27 (56.25%) Linux
3 12 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (18.75%) AIX
4 9 (18.75%) Solaris
4 9 (18.75%) Windows
5 6 (12.50%) CentOS
5 6 (12.50%) Ubuntu
6 4 (8.33%) Windows Server
7 3 (6.25%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (31.25%) ITIL
3 9 (18.75%) Configuration Management
4 7 (14.58%) Change Management
4 7 (14.58%) DevOps
4 7 (14.58%) Incident Management
5 6 (12.50%) E-Commerce
6 5 (10.42%) Non-Functional Testing
6 5 (10.42%) Software Testing
7 4 (8.33%) Mobile First
7 4 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (8.33%) PRINCE2
8 3 (6.25%) Functional Testing
8 3 (6.25%) ITSM
8 3 (6.25%) Performance Testing
8 3 (6.25%) Problem Management
8 3 (6.25%) Regression Testing
8 3 (6.25%) Service Management
8 3 (6.25%) Technical Architecture
8 3 (6.25%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (31.25%) Bash Shell
2 13 (27.08%) Java
2 13 (27.08%) Python
2 13 (27.08%) SQL
3 12 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 9 (18.75%) AWK
4 9 (18.75%) sed
5 8 (16.67%) Perl
5 8 (16.67%) VB
6 7 (14.58%) C++
7 6 (12.50%) Korn
8 3 (6.25%) COBOL
8 3 (6.25%) PL/SQL
8 3 (6.25%) VB6
9 1 (2.08%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (12.50%) ISEB
2 5 (10.42%) ISTQB
3 3 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (4.17%) CCNA
4 2 (4.17%) Degree
4 2 (4.17%) HNC
4 2 (4.17%) ISEB Practitioner
4 2 (4.17%) MCSE
4 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (4.17%) RHCSA
5 1 (2.08%) CCIE
5 1 (2.08%) CCIP
5 1 (2.08%) CCNP
5 1 (2.08%) CCSP
5 1 (2.08%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (2.08%) JNCIA
5 1 (2.08%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.08%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.42%) QA
2 4 (8.33%) SLA
3 3 (6.25%) TickIT
System Software
1 2 (4.17%) Active Directory
1 2 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (4.17%) VMware Workstation
1 2 (4.17%) XenServer
2 1 (2.08%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (2.08%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 8 (16.67%) Puppet
2 6 (12.50%) Ansible
2 6 (12.50%) Graphite
2 6 (12.50%) logstash
2 6 (12.50%) Terraform
3 5 (10.42%) HP SiteScope
3 5 (10.42%) nmon
4 3 (6.25%) BMC PATROL
5 2 (4.17%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (2.08%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (2.08%) Oracle Identity Management
6 1 (2.08%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (2.08%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 15 (31.25%) IBM
2 11 (22.92%) Ab Initio
3 10 (20.83%) Oracle
4 7 (14.58%) Red Hat
5 4 (8.33%) AppDynamics
5 4 (8.33%) Remedy
6 3 (6.25%) BMC
6 3 (6.25%) ServiceNow
7 2 (4.17%) HP
7 2 (4.17%) VMware
8 1 (2.08%) Cisco
8 1 (2.08%) F5
8 1 (2.08%) Juniper
8 1 (2.08%) NetApp
8 1 (2.08%) webMethods