The first table below looks at the demand for Shell Script skills in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Shell Script over the 3 months to 18 April 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 Kent 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Shell Scripting (Shell Programming)
Rank 35 40 37
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -3
Contract jobs citing Shell Script 2 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 0.92% 1.15% 0.67%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.41% 2.76% 2.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £475 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £450
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -22.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £37.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+3.37% -
Programming Languages Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
83 145 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 38.25% 41.79% 28.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 66 45
Average daily rate £375 £290 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.31% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 6
Average hourly rate £17.00 £61.75 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-72.46% +105.83%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
Shell Script
South East

Shell Script
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

Shell Script Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Shell Script
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Shell Script Daily Rate Trend in Kent

Shell Script
Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

Shell Script Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

Shell Script
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 3 (100.00%) UNIX
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) IIS
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle Database
2 2 (66.67%) Apache
2 2 (66.67%) Tomcat
2 2 (66.67%) Red Hat
3 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 1 (33.33%) HACMP
3 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) Back Office
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Debian
3 1 (33.33%) Replication
3 1 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) NetBackup
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (33.33%) Squid
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 1 (33.33%) SMTP
3 1 (33.33%) DHCP
3 1 (33.33%) Kerberos

Shell Script
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 2 (66.67%) IIS
1 2 (66.67%) Apache
1 2 (66.67%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
1 1 (33.33%) SMTP
1 1 (33.33%) DHCP
1 1 (33.33%) Kerberos
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (33.33%) DNS
1 1 (33.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle Database
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (33.33%) RDBMS
2 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (33.33%) MySQL
General
1 1 (33.33%) Back Office
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) DBA
1 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
1 1 (33.33%) Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle DBA
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Oracle DBA
1 1 (33.33%) Senior DBA
1 1 (33.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) Linux Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) HACMP
1 1 (33.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) UNIX
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Debian
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) AIX
3 1 (33.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (33.33%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (33.33%) OCP
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Certification
1 1 (33.33%) RHCE
1 1 (33.33%) MCSE
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (33.33%) Squid
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) NetBackup
1 1 (33.33%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
1 2 (66.67%) Red Hat
2 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
2 1 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) IBM
2 1 (33.33%) Sun
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) EMC