The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Berkshire region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Shell Scripting (Shell Programming)
Rank 89 69 112
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +43
Contract jobs citing Shell Script 30 52 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.23% 2.14% 0.79%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.79% 6.90% 3.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 17 9
Average daily rate
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£355 £370 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.05% -1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £197 £275 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £560 £640
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -6.66%
Programming Languages Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
626 754 774
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 25.63% 30.98% 24.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 289 335 378
Average daily rate £375 £363 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +9.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £436
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 22 28
Average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.45% -21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £13.90 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £35.00 £43.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
Shell Script
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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 22 July 2014.

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 22 July 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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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 -12 13 £475 +40.74% 1
Bracknell +12 10 £335 - 2
Slough +1 1 £210 -
Newbury - 1 - - 1
Maidenhead - - - - 2
Shell Script
South East

Shell Script
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 32 (56.14%) UNIX
2 24 (42.11%) Linux
3 18 (31.58%) Oracle
3 18 (31.58%) IBM
4 17 (29.82%) Solaris
4 17 (29.82%) Java
4 17 (29.82%) SQL
5 15 (26.32%) Windows
5 15 (26.32%) Software Engineering
6 13 (22.81%) Tivoli
6 13 (22.81%) Telecoms
6 13 (22.81%) Perl
7 12 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (19.30%) C
9 10 (17.54%) Web Services
9 10 (17.54%) Security Cleared
10 8 (14.04%) Degree
10 8 (14.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 8 (14.04%) Bash Shell
10 8 (14.04%) ITIL
10 8 (14.04%) C++
10 8 (14.04%) HTTP
10 8 (14.04%) Workflow
11 7 (12.28%) AWK
11 7 (12.28%) Red Hat
11 7 (12.28%) SLA
11 7 (12.28%) EMC
11 7 (12.28%) SC Cleared
11 7 (12.28%) Korn
11 7 (12.28%) Spring

Shell Script
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 5 (8.77%) WebSphere
2 3 (5.26%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.75%) CMS
3 1 (1.75%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (1.75%) IIS
3 1 (1.75%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (1.75%) Apache
3 1 (1.75%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 6 (10.53%) Remedy ITSM
1 6 (10.53%) Remedy AR System
2 2 (3.51%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.02%) SaaS
2 1 (1.75%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.75%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 8 (14.04%) HTTP
2 5 (8.77%) TCP/IP
3 3 (5.26%) FTP
3 3 (5.26%) HTTPS
4 2 (3.51%) SNMP
4 2 (3.51%) SAN
5 1 (1.75%) Firewall
5 1 (1.75%) IPsec
5 1 (1.75%) X.21
5 1 (1.75%) BGP
5 1 (1.75%) DSL
5 1 (1.75%) L2TP
5 1 (1.75%) MPLS
5 1 (1.75%) OSPF
5 1 (1.75%) LDAP
5 1 (1.75%) WAN
5 1 (1.75%) SMTP
5 1 (1.75%) Ethernet
5 1 (1.75%) VPN
5 1 (1.75%) PPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.53%) SQLPlus
2 5 (8.77%) DB2
3 4 (7.02%) MongoDB
4 3 (5.26%) Oracle Database
5 2 (3.51%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (3.51%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.75%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.75%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 6 (10.53%) Maven
1 6 (10.53%) Selenium
1 6 (10.53%) JBehave
1 6 (10.53%) Eclipse
2 4 (7.02%) Ant
2 4 (7.02%) JUnit
2 4 (7.02%) QuickTest Pro
3 3 (5.26%) Introscope
3 3 (5.26%) LoadRunner
3 3 (5.26%) Toad
3 3 (5.26%) Gradle
3 3 (5.26%) JProfiler
3 3 (5.26%) Rational Performance Tester
4 2 (3.51%) Subversion
4 2 (3.51%) Robotium
4 2 (3.51%) TestDirector
5 1 (1.75%) JMeter
5 1 (1.75%) MSI
5 1 (1.75%) IntelliJ
5 1 (1.75%) Trac
General
1 13 (22.81%) Telecoms
2 6 (10.53%) Finance
3 2 (3.51%) Marketing
3 2 (3.51%) Retail
3 2 (3.51%) Billing
3 2 (3.51%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.75%) Legal
4 1 (1.75%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 15 (26.32%) Developer
2 12 (21.05%) Analyst
3 8 (14.04%) Java Developer
4 7 (12.28%) Software Engineer
5 6 (10.53%) Remedy Analyst
5 6 (10.53%) Test Analyst
5 6 (10.53%) Consultant
5 6 (10.53%) Support Analyst
6 5 (8.77%) Systems Engineer
6 5 (8.77%) Ab Initio Developer
7 4 (7.02%) Senior Developer
8 3 (5.26%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 3 (5.26%) Java Software Engineer
8 3 (5.26%) Senior Java Developer
9 2 (3.51%) Oracle Consultant
9 2 (3.51%) Virtualisation Consultant
9 2 (3.51%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
10 1 (1.75%) Technical Consultant
10 1 (1.75%) Support Consultant
10 1 (1.75%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (17.54%) Web Services
2 7 (12.28%) Spring
3 5 (8.77%) WebSphere MQ
3 5 (8.77%) J2EE
4 4 (7.02%) CCXML
4 4 (7.02%) JMS
4 4 (7.02%) VXML
5 3 (5.26%) Middleware
5 3 (5.26%) ODBC
5 3 (5.26%) JDBC
6 2 (3.51%) JSP
6 2 (3.51%) Struts
6 2 (3.51%) Hibernate
7 1 (1.75%) HTML
7 1 (1.75%) SOAP
7 1 (1.75%) XML
7 1 (1.75%) DOM
7 1 (1.75%) Flash
7 1 (1.75%) HTML5
7 1 (1.75%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.77%) Embedded Systems
1 5 (8.77%) DataPower
2 4 (7.02%) Open Source
3 3 (5.26%) Client/Server
4 2 (3.51%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.75%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.75%) Smart Meter
5 1 (1.75%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (1.75%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 32 (56.14%) UNIX
2 24 (42.11%) Linux
3 17 (29.82%) Solaris
4 15 (26.32%) Windows
5 8 (14.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (10.53%) Oracle Linux
6 6 (10.53%) AIX
7 5 (8.77%) Embedded Linux
8 4 (7.02%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (5.26%) Windows 8
9 3 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (5.26%) Windows 7
10 1 (1.75%) FreeBSD
10 1 (1.75%) Apple iOS
10 1 (1.75%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (26.32%) Software Engineering
2 12 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (14.04%) ITIL
3 8 (14.04%) Workflow
4 6 (10.53%) ITSM
4 6 (10.53%) Migration
5 5 (8.77%) UML
5 5 (8.77%) OOD
6 4 (7.02%) TDD
6 4 (7.02%) Test Scripting
6 4 (7.02%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (5.26%) Scrum
7 3 (5.26%) CRM
7 3 (5.26%) High Availability
7 3 (5.26%) Test Strategy
7 3 (5.26%) Web Testing
7 3 (5.26%) Performance Testing
7 3 (5.26%) Data Migration
7 3 (5.26%) Automated Testing
7 3 (5.26%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (29.82%) Java
1 17 (29.82%) SQL
2 13 (22.81%) Perl
3 11 (19.30%) C
4 8 (14.04%) Bash Shell
4 8 (14.04%) C++
5 7 (12.28%) AWK
5 7 (12.28%) Korn
6 5 (8.77%) VB
6 5 (8.77%) Ruby
7 4 (7.02%) PowerShell
8 3 (5.26%) PL/SQL
8 3 (5.26%) Python
9 2 (3.51%) VBScript
10 1 (1.75%) JavaScript
10 1 (1.75%) Groovy
10 1 (1.75%) XPath
Qualifications
1 10 (17.54%) Security Cleared
2 8 (14.04%) Degree
3 7 (12.28%) SC Cleared
4 3 (5.26%) ISEB
4 3 (5.26%) ISTQB
5 2 (3.51%) ISEB Practitioner
5 2 (3.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.75%) CCNP
6 1 (1.75%) CCNA
6 1 (1.75%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.75%) MCTS
6 1 (1.75%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.28%) SLA
2 3 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 6 (10.53%) Xen
2 3 (5.26%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (5.26%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.75%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (1.75%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 1 (1.75%) NFS
3 1 (1.75%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 13 (22.81%) Tivoli
2 6 (10.53%) Netcool/Webtop
2 6 (10.53%) Ionix
2 6 (10.53%) Puppet
2 6 (10.53%) Cobbler
2 6 (10.53%) Netcool
2 6 (10.53%) Netcool/OMNIbus
3 3 (5.26%) nmon
3 3 (5.26%) SCCM
4 2 (3.51%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (1.75%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.75%) Nagios
5 1 (1.75%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (1.75%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 18 (31.58%) Oracle
1 18 (31.58%) IBM
2 7 (12.28%) Red Hat
2 7 (12.28%) EMC
3 6 (10.53%) Sun
3 6 (10.53%) BMC
3 6 (10.53%) Remedy
4 5 (8.77%) Ab Initio
5 3 (5.26%) Microsoft
6 2 (3.51%) Cisco
7 1 (1.75%) Perforce
7 1 (1.75%) Juniper
7 1 (1.75%) NetApp
7 1 (1.75%) Veritas
7 1 (1.75%) PeopleSoft
7 1 (1.75%) F5
7 1 (1.75%) Egenera
7 1 (1.75%) Fujitsu
Bracknell, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago