The table below looks at the statistics for Shell Script 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 Shell Script over the 3 months to 27 April 2015 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Shell Scripting (Shell Programming)
Rank 134 128 149
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +21
Contract jobs citing Shell Script 131 118 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.31% 1.27% 1.10%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.06% 3.95% 3.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 72 45
Average daily rate
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£416 £375 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.00% +8.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £282 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £544 £454 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-5.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 7
Average hourly rate £28.00 £37.50 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.33% +38.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.35 £35.50 £18.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.25 £39.50 £33.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £38.25 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-32.02% +3.37%
Shell Script
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
3224 2990 2715
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 32.32% 32.06% 32.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1921 1696 1367
Average daily rate £350 £335 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% -2.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £245 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £486 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 114 104 214
Average hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £17.00 £17.26
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £52.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £36.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-2.73% +4.28%

Shell Script
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Shell Script Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Shell Script
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Shell Script Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Shell Script
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Shell Script across the South East region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015.

Shell Script Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Shell Script
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Shell Script Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Shell Script
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Shell Script across the South East region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015.

Shell Script Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

Shell Script
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 Shell Script within the South East region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015. 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
Hampshire -13 48 £375 -6.25% 4
Surrey +24 44 £425 +21.42% 7
Berkshire -4 16 £500 +67.36% 8
Buckinghamshire +1 14 £363 +1.75% 1
West Sussex -20 4 £580 +38.09% 2
Kent -3 3 £466 -2.00% 1
Middlesex +7 1 £345 -17.85%
Oxfordshire - 1 - - 4
Sussex - 1 £350 -
Shell Script
England

Shell Script
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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.

1 178 (69.26%) UNIX
2 153 (59.53%) Linux
3 103 (40.08%) Oracle
4 87 (33.85%) SQL
5 82 (31.91%) Python
6 80 (31.13%) Windows
7 79 (30.74%) Perl
8 66 (25.68%) Security Cleared
9 59 (22.96%) SC Cleared
10 54 (21.01%) Oracle Database
10 54 (21.01%) VMware
11 53 (20.62%) Jenkins
12 52 (20.23%) Puppet
13 51 (19.84%) Agile Software Development
14 48 (18.68%) Configuration Management
15 46 (17.90%) PL/SQL
16 44 (17.12%) AIX
17 42 (16.34%) PowerShell
18 40 (15.56%) Performance Tuning
19 39 (15.18%) Solaris
19 39 (15.18%) C++
20 38 (14.79%) Ruby
21 36 (14.01%) VMware Infrastructure
22 35 (13.62%) Git (software)
22 35 (13.62%) C
22 35 (13.62%) Apache
22 35 (13.62%) IBM
23 34 (13.23%) WebLogic
23 34 (13.23%) Amazon AWS
24 33 (12.84%) Red Hat

Shell Script
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 35 (13.62%) Apache
2 34 (13.23%) WebLogic
3 20 (7.78%) WebSphere
4 13 (5.06%) Oracle 10gAS
5 10 (3.89%) IBM HTTP Server
5 10 (3.89%) uWSGI
6 9 (3.50%) WebSphere Application Server
7 7 (2.72%) OpenStack
8 6 (2.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 6 (2.33%) IIS
8 6 (2.33%) Tomcat
9 4 (1.56%) SAS
9 4 (1.56%) Commerce Server
9 4 (1.56%) CMS
9 4 (1.56%) Drupal
10 2 (0.78%) nginx
10 2 (0.78%) Oracle Service Bus
10 2 (0.78%) Oracle Workflow
10 2 (0.78%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (0.78%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 14 (5.45%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.17%) MS Office
3 2 (0.78%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.78%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.39%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 17 (6.61%) Oracle EBS
1 17 (6.61%) Oracle Applications
2 16 (6.23%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (1.17%) Fredhopper
3 3 (1.17%) Maximo
4 2 (0.78%) SAP MDM
4 2 (0.78%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.39%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.39%) Oracle 11i
5 1 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.39%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 34 (13.23%) Amazon AWS
2 29 (11.28%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (7.78%) Heroku
4 9 (3.50%) Amazon EC2
5 7 (2.72%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (1.17%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.39%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (12.45%) SAN
2 29 (11.28%) DNS
3 23 (8.95%) Firewall
3 23 (8.95%) SSL
4 19 (7.39%) VPN
4 19 (7.39%) LDAP
5 17 (6.61%) LAN
5 17 (6.61%) WAN
5 17 (6.61%) SMTP
6 14 (5.45%) Cisco ASA
7 13 (5.06%) TCP/IP
8 12 (4.67%) Fibre Channel
9 10 (3.89%) HTTP
10 5 (1.95%) DHCP
10 5 (1.95%) SMS
10 5 (1.95%) NAS
11 4 (1.56%) FCoE
11 4 (1.56%) iSCSI
11 4 (1.56%) NetScaler
11 4 (1.56%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (21.01%) Oracle Database
2 26 (10.12%) Oracle Database 11g
3 24 (9.34%) MySQL
4 20 (7.78%) SQL Server
5 16 (6.23%) Oracle Reports
6 15 (5.84%) Oracle Discoverer
7 14 (5.45%) PowerCenter
8 12 (4.67%) PostgreSQL
9 11 (4.28%) Oracle Database 10g
10 9 (3.50%) RDBMS
10 9 (3.50%) Relational Database
11 7 (2.72%) DB2
12 6 (2.33%) BusinessObjects
12 6 (2.33%) SQLPlus
12 6 (2.33%) BusinessObjects XI
13 5 (1.95%) Data Warehouse
13 5 (1.95%) Oracle ODI
14 4 (1.56%) Oracle Database 12c
14 4 (1.56%) Hadoop
14 4 (1.56%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 53 (20.62%) Jenkins
2 35 (13.62%) Git (software)
3 29 (11.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 12 (4.67%) Subversion
5 9 (3.50%) ClearCase
6 8 (3.11%) LoadRunner
6 8 (3.11%) ClearQuest
7 7 (2.72%) StarTeam
7 7 (2.72%) Toad
8 6 (2.33%) Introscope
8 6 (2.33%) ProC
9 5 (1.95%) SoapUI
9 5 (1.95%) Oracle Forms
10 4 (1.56%) TestDirector
10 4 (1.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 3 (1.17%) JMeter
11 3 (1.17%) JIRA
12 2 (0.78%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 2 (0.78%) Team Foundation Server
13 1 (0.39%) Hudson
General
1 22 (8.56%) Finance
2 21 (8.17%) Telecoms
3 5 (1.95%) Banking
4 2 (0.78%) Manufacturing
4 2 (0.78%) Billing
4 2 (0.78%) Marketing
5 1 (0.39%) Retail
Job Titles
1 51 (19.84%) Developer
2 32 (12.45%) Analyst
3 31 (12.06%) Administrator
4 28 (10.89%) DBA
5 22 (8.56%) Oracle DBA
6 18 (7.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 17 (6.61%) Test Analyst
8 16 (6.23%) Systems Administrator
9 15 (5.84%) Linux Engineer
10 14 (5.45%) Consultant
11 11 (4.28%) Software Engineer
12 10 (3.89%) Linux Systems Administrator
12 10 (3.89%) Linux Administrator
13 9 (3.50%) Security Engineer
14 7 (2.72%) Tester
14 7 (2.72%) Senior Developer
14 7 (2.72%) Support Analyst
15 6 (2.33%) Technical Analyst
15 6 (2.33%) UNIX Administrator
15 6 (2.33%) Ab Initio Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (9.34%) Middleware
2 20 (7.78%) Ruby on Rails
3 19 (7.39%) XML
4 13 (5.06%) HTML
4 13 (5.06%) Oracle Fusion
4 13 (5.06%) XML Messaging
5 12 (4.67%) Regular Expression
6 11 (4.28%) Web Services
7 10 (3.89%) WSGI
8 9 (3.50%) Worklight
9 8 (3.11%) CSS
9 8 (3.11%) Ajax
10 7 (2.72%) SOAP
10 7 (2.72%) WebSphere MQ
11 6 (2.33%) JSON
12 5 (1.95%) Java EE
13 4 (1.56%) Django
13 4 (1.56%) SAP XI
13 4 (1.56%) ODBC
14 3 (1.17%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (5.45%) Clustering
2 12 (4.67%) HACMP
3 10 (3.89%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (3.50%) Statistics
5 8 (3.11%) Replication
5 8 (3.11%) Data Integration
6 7 (2.72%) Open Source
7 6 (2.33%) Wiki
8 5 (1.95%) DataPower
8 5 (1.95%) Management Information System
8 5 (1.95%) Computer Science
9 4 (1.56%) PKI
10 3 (1.17%) Device Driver
10 3 (1.17%) User Experience
11 1 (0.39%) BBC
11 1 (0.39%) Cryptography
11 1 (0.39%) Embedded Systems
11 1 (0.39%) Smart Meter
11 1 (0.39%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 178 (69.26%) UNIX
2 153 (59.53%) Linux
3 80 (31.13%) Windows
4 44 (17.12%) AIX
5 39 (15.18%) Solaris
6 30 (11.67%) Mac OS X
7 27 (10.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 25 (9.73%) HPUX
9 13 (5.06%) Windows Server 2008
10 10 (3.89%) Windows Server 2003
11 9 (3.50%) Windows 7
11 9 (3.50%) Oracle Linux
11 9 (3.50%) Windows Server 2012
12 8 (3.11%) Windows 8
12 8 (3.11%) NetWare
13 7 (2.72%) Windows XP
14 6 (2.33%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
15 5 (1.95%) CentOS
16 3 (1.17%) Debian
17 2 (0.78%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (19.84%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (18.68%) Configuration Management
3 40 (15.56%) Performance Tuning
4 32 (12.45%) Continuous Integration
5 21 (8.17%) Disaster Recovery
6 20 (7.78%) Continuous Delivery
7 16 (6.23%) DevOps
7 16 (6.23%) Kalman Filter
7 16 (6.23%) Root Cause Analysis
8 15 (5.84%) Load Balancing
8 15 (5.84%) Performance Testing
9 14 (5.45%) Change Control
10 13 (5.06%) Software Engineering
10 13 (5.06%) OO
11 12 (4.67%) ETL
11 12 (4.67%) Incident Management
12 10 (3.89%) User Acceptance Testing
12 10 (3.89%) SOA
12 10 (3.89%) Workflow
12 10 (3.89%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 87 (33.85%) SQL
2 82 (31.91%) Python
3 79 (30.74%) Perl
4 46 (17.90%) PL/SQL
5 42 (16.34%) PowerShell
6 39 (15.18%) C++
7 38 (14.79%) Ruby
8 35 (13.62%) C
9 31 (12.06%) Java
9 31 (12.06%) Bash Shell
10 28 (10.89%) Korn
11 16 (6.23%) PHP
12 15 (5.84%) Go
13 13 (5.06%) JavaScript
14 8 (3.11%) VB
15 7 (2.72%) T-SQL
15 7 (2.72%) VBScript
15 7 (2.72%) AWK
16 6 (2.33%) Jython
17 4 (1.56%) sed
Qualifications
1 66 (25.68%) Security Cleared
2 59 (22.96%) SC Cleared
3 13 (5.06%) DV Cleared
4 9 (3.50%) ISEB
5 8 (3.11%) Degree
6 7 (2.72%) RHCA
6 7 (2.72%) RHCE
6 7 (2.72%) RHCSA
7 6 (2.33%) ISTQB
8 4 (1.56%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (1.17%) CISSP
9 3 (1.17%) CCNA
10 2 (0.78%) GIAC
11 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.39%) CCNP
11 1 (0.39%) CEH
11 1 (0.39%) MCTS
11 1 (0.39%) MCITP
11 1 (0.39%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.50%) Data Quality
2 4 (1.56%) QA
3 2 (0.78%) SLA
System Software
1 36 (14.01%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (9.34%) Oracle RAC
3 21 (8.17%) Active Directory
4 13 (5.06%) Sendmail
5 10 (3.89%) Shibboleth
6 8 (3.11%) GPFS
7 7 (2.72%) Hyper-V
8 6 (2.33%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 6 (2.33%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 6 (2.33%) vSphere
9 5 (1.95%) Oracle Clusterware
10 4 (1.56%) NFS
10 4 (1.56%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 4 (1.56%) HDFS
10 4 (1.56%) XenApp
10 4 (1.56%) XenDesktop
11 2 (0.78%) Firmware
12 1 (0.39%) Terminal Server
12 1 (0.39%) Samba
12 1 (0.39%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 52 (20.23%) Puppet
2 23 (8.95%) Oracle RMAN
3 17 (6.61%) Tivoli
4 15 (5.84%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 13 (5.06%) MIMEsweeper
5 13 (5.06%) MAILsweeper
6 12 (4.67%) Opscode Chef
7 8 (3.11%) SCCM
7 8 (3.11%) Data Guard
7 8 (3.11%) Nagios
7 8 (3.11%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 7 (2.72%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 7 (2.72%) Control-M
8 7 (2.72%) HP Quality Center
9 6 (2.33%) Oracle Flashback
10 5 (1.95%) Vagrant
10 5 (1.95%) NetBackup
11 4 (1.56%) OpenView Configuration Management
11 4 (1.56%) Zenoss
12 2 (0.78%) Opsview
Vendors
1 103 (40.08%) Oracle
2 54 (21.01%) VMware
3 35 (13.62%) IBM
4 33 (12.84%) Red Hat
5 24 (9.34%) Microsoft
6 20 (7.78%) HP
6 20 (7.78%) Veritas
7 16 (6.23%) Cisco
7 16 (6.23%) Informatica
7 16 (6.23%) NetApp
8 15 (5.84%) McAfee
9 14 (5.45%) Juniper
10 13 (5.06%) Websense
10 13 (5.06%) Blue Coat
11 9 (3.50%) AppDynamics
11 9 (3.50%) EMC
11 9 (3.50%) Sun
11 9 (3.50%) Hitachi
12 8 (3.11%) Ab Initio
13 7 (2.72%) SAP
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