The table below looks at the statistics for Bourne shell skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Bourne shell over the 3 months to 29 April 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Bourne shell
Rank 273 255 247
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -8
Contract jobs citing Bourne shell 5 9 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.052% 0.090% 0.021%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.15% 0.28% 0.067%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 2
Average daily rate £425 £263 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+61.90% -0.94%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £263 £350
% change year-on-year
+61.90% -25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.75 - -
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England

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

Programming Languages Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
3266 3231 2987
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 33.90% 32.47% 32.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2120 1932 1699
Average daily rate £400 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £265 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £495 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 114 112 106
Average hourly rate £38.00 £37.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £20.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £45.00 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.36%

Bourne shell
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Bourne shell Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Bourne shell Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Bourne shell Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 29 April 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
Surrey -9 5 £425 -
Bourne shell
England

Bourne shell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 6 (100.00%) Perl
1 6 (100.00%) Unix
1 6 (100.00%) Solaris
1 6 (100.00%) Sun
1 6 (100.00%) SAN
1 6 (100.00%) Veritas
1 6 (100.00%) Clustering
1 6 (100.00%) NetBackup
1 6 (100.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 6 (100.00%) Veritas File System
2 5 (83.33%) Finance
2 5 (83.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (83.33%) Performance Monitoring
2 5 (83.33%) Server Patching
2 5 (83.33%) IBM
2 5 (83.33%) Red Hat
2 5 (83.33%) Legato
2 5 (83.33%) Shell Script
2 5 (83.33%) HP
2 5 (83.33%) Dell
2 5 (83.33%) EMC
2 5 (83.33%) Linux
2 5 (83.33%) DHCP
2 5 (83.33%) TCP/IP
2 5 (83.33%) AIX
3 4 (66.67%) Banking
3 4 (66.67%) Investment Banking
4 1 (16.67%) Korn
4 1 (16.67%) Business Continuity
4 1 (16.67%) VLDB

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Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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.

Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) SAN
2 5 (83.33%) DHCP
2 5 (83.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) OLTP
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (16.67%) VLDB
General
1 5 (83.33%) Finance
2 4 (66.67%) Banking
2 4 (66.67%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Administrator
1 6 (100.00%) Systems Administrator
1 6 (100.00%) Unix Administrator
1 6 (100.00%) Unix Systems Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) AIX Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) AIX Systems Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Linux Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 6 (100.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Solaris
1 6 (100.00%) Unix
2 5 (83.33%) AIX
2 5 (83.33%) Linux
2 5 (83.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Performance Monitoring
1 5 (83.33%) Server Patching
2 1 (16.67%) Benchmarking
2 1 (16.67%) Business Continuity
2 1 (16.67%) Change Management
2 1 (16.67%) CRM
2 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (16.67%) High Availability
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) Perl
2 5 (83.33%) Shell Script
3 1 (16.67%) AWK
3 1 (16.67%) Korn
System Software
1 6 (100.00%) Veritas File System
1 6 (100.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 6 (100.00%) NetBackup
2 5 (83.33%) Legato
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Sun
1 6 (100.00%) Veritas
2 5 (83.33%) Dell
2 5 (83.33%) EMC
2 5 (83.33%) HP
2 5 (83.33%) IBM
2 5 (83.33%) Red Hat
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle