The table below looks at the statistics for Bourne shell skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Bourne shell over the 3 months to 23 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Bourne shell
Rank 563 557 572
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +15
Contract jobs citing Bourne shell 16 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.030% 0.006% 0.015%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.083% 0.016% 0.039%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 2 4
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£300 £450 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +15.38%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
-25.00% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Programming Languages Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
19315 19025 20286
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 36.82% 39.50% 37.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 12596 12314 12162
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 386 492 715
Average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £15.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £46.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%

Bourne shell
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Bourne shell Jobs Demand Trend in England

Bourne shell
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Bourne shell across the England region.

Bourne shell Daily Rate Trend in England

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Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Bourne shell across the England region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014.

Bourne shell Daily Rate Histogram in England

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Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Bourne shell across the England region.

Bourne shell Hourly Rate Trend in England

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Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Bourne shell within the England region over the 3 months to 23 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
South East +2 11 £300 -
London +15 2 £463 +2.77% 3
North West - - - -
East of England - - - - 3
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Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Bourne shell 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 Bourne shell.

1 24 (80.00%) Linux
2 22 (73.33%) UNIX
2 22 (73.33%) Red Hat
3 16 (53.33%) Korn
4 15 (50.00%) Perl
5 13 (43.33%) Windows
5 13 (43.33%) HP
5 13 (43.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 12 (40.00%) NetBackup
7 10 (33.33%) DHCP
7 10 (33.33%) DNS
7 10 (33.33%) Solaris
7 10 (33.33%) Nagios
8 9 (30.00%) Shell Script
8 9 (30.00%) Veritas
8 9 (30.00%) NFS
8 9 (30.00%) EMC
8 9 (30.00%) Oracle
9 8 (26.67%) C
9 8 (26.67%) VB
9 8 (26.67%) Citrix
9 8 (26.67%) Thin Client
9 8 (26.67%) Active Directory
9 8 (26.67%) SAN
9 8 (26.67%) Windows Server 2003
9 8 (26.67%) Finance
9 8 (26.67%) Fat Client
9 8 (26.67%) Windows 7
9 8 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (26.67%) Puppet

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Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Bourne shell 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 Bourne shell. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (10.00%) Apache
1 3 (10.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.67%) AquaLogic
2 2 (6.67%) Oracle Service Bus
2 2 (6.67%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 10 (33.33%) DHCP
1 10 (33.33%) DNS
2 8 (26.67%) SAN
3 5 (16.67%) TCP/IP
3 5 (16.67%) LDAP
4 4 (13.33%) LAN
4 4 (13.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.33%) SQL Server
1 4 (13.33%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (6.67%) Oracle Database
2 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (6.67%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (13.33%) Git (software)
2 3 (10.00%) Subversion
3 2 (6.67%) Maven
3 2 (6.67%) JUnit
4 1 (3.33%) Eclipse
General
1 8 (26.67%) Finance
2 5 (16.67%) Banking
3 2 (6.67%) Investment Banking
3 2 (6.67%) Back Office
4 1 (3.33%) Electronics
4 1 (3.33%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 12 (40.00%) Linux Engineer
2 8 (26.67%) Systems Administrator
2 8 (26.67%) Administrator
3 7 (23.33%) UNIX Administrator
3 7 (23.33%) UNIX Systems Administrator
3 7 (23.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 7 (23.33%) Linux Administrator
4 6 (20.00%) Developer
4 6 (20.00%) Support Engineer
5 5 (16.67%) UNIX Engineer
5 5 (16.67%) UNIX Support
6 4 (13.33%) UNIX Support Engineer
6 4 (13.33%) Platform Engineer
6 4 (13.33%) Systems Engineer
7 3 (10.00%) Storage Support Engineer
7 3 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
7 3 (10.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 3 (10.00%) Linux Support
7 3 (10.00%) Linux Support Engineer
7 3 (10.00%) Storage Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (20.00%) jQuery
2 4 (13.33%) HTML
2 4 (13.33%) .NET
2 4 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 4 (13.33%) Razor View Engine
2 4 (13.33%) ASP.NET
2 4 (13.33%) LINQ
3 2 (6.67%) CSS
3 2 (6.67%) JSP
3 2 (6.67%) JMS
3 2 (6.67%) Hibernate
3 2 (6.67%) Spring
3 2 (6.67%) .NET Framework
3 2 (6.67%) Java EE
3 2 (6.67%) JAX-RS
3 2 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 2 (6.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 2 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC 3
3 2 (6.67%) J2EE
3 2 (6.67%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 8 (26.67%) Thin Client
1 8 (26.67%) Fat Client
2 2 (6.67%) Fixed Income
3 1 (3.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 24 (80.00%) Linux
2 22 (73.33%) UNIX
3 13 (43.33%) Windows
3 13 (43.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (33.33%) Solaris
5 8 (26.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (26.67%) Windows 7
5 8 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (13.33%) HPUX
7 3 (10.00%) Debian
7 3 (10.00%) Ubuntu
8 1 (3.33%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (16.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 5 (16.67%) Release Management
1 5 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
1 5 (16.67%) Kernel Tuning
2 4 (13.33%) MVC
3 3 (10.00%) DevOps
3 3 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (10.00%) Incident Management
3 3 (10.00%) Load Balancing
3 3 (10.00%) Configuration Management
4 2 (6.67%) OOP
4 2 (6.67%) OO
4 2 (6.67%) Dependency Injection
5 1 (3.33%) ITIL
5 1 (3.33%) Server Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 16 (53.33%) Korn
2 15 (50.00%) Perl
3 9 (30.00%) Shell Script
4 8 (26.67%) C
4 8 (26.67%) VB
5 6 (20.00%) Bash Shell
5 6 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 6 (20.00%) SQL
6 4 (13.33%) C#
7 2 (6.67%) Java
7 2 (6.67%) PL/SQL
8 1 (3.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (16.67%) HNC
1 5 (16.67%) MCSE
1 5 (16.67%) CCA
1 5 (16.67%) Citrix Certification
1 5 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (13.33%) SC Cleared
2 4 (13.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 9 (30.00%) NFS
2 8 (26.67%) Active Directory
3 5 (16.67%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (3.33%) Sendmail
4 1 (3.33%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 1 (3.33%) Veritas File System
4 1 (3.33%) VirtualBox
4 1 (3.33%) KVM
4 1 (3.33%) Samba
Systems Management
1 12 (40.00%) NetBackup
2 10 (33.33%) Nagios
3 8 (26.67%) Puppet
4 6 (20.00%) YUM
5 3 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (3.33%) Legato
Vendors
1 22 (73.33%) Red Hat
2 13 (43.33%) HP
3 9 (30.00%) EMC
3 9 (30.00%) Oracle
3 9 (30.00%) Veritas
4 8 (26.67%) Citrix
4 8 (26.67%) Isilon
5 5 (16.67%) NetApp
6 3 (10.00%) Symantec
6 3 (10.00%) Altiris
6 3 (10.00%) Brocade
7 2 (6.67%) CA
8 1 (3.33%) IBM
8 1 (3.33%) Sun
8 1 (3.33%) VMware