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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Shell Scripting (Shell Programming)
Rank 106 157 102
Rank change year-on-year
+51 -55
Contract jobs citing Shell Script 189 94 142
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.91% 1.03% 1.62%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.48% 3.13% 4.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 31 68
Average daily rate
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£425 £388 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% +9.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £260 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £462
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +19.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 2
Average hourly rate £28.13 £13.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+108.33% -12.90%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.00 £35.61 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+15.12% +1.75%
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
3450 3005 3074
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 34.81% 32.86% 35.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 2190 1657 1617
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £230 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £470 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 109 113 144
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.74 £15.25 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.94%

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 28 August 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
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 28 August 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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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
Hampshire -2 52 £400 -5.88% 4
Surrey +33 43 £400 +6.66% 4
Berkshire +22 43 £498 +80.90% 9
Buckinghamshire -9 14 £469 +33.92% 2
West Sussex -4 12 £370 +24.36% 1
Oxfordshire -22 12 £270 -46.00% 1
Middlesex - 5 £338 -
Kent +6 1 £313 -34.21% 3
Shell Script
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Shell Script
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 223 (66.77%) UNIX
2 153 (45.81%) Linux
3 146 (43.71%) Oracle
4 121 (36.23%) SQL
5 103 (30.84%) Perl
6 90 (26.95%) PL/SQL
7 76 (22.75%) Oracle Database
8 73 (21.86%) Agile Software Development
8 73 (21.86%) Red Hat
9 64 (19.16%) XML
10 62 (18.56%) Solaris
11 60 (17.96%) Security Cleared
12 59 (17.66%) Windows
13 58 (17.37%) Finance
14 57 (17.07%) Python
14 57 (17.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 56 (16.77%) AIX
16 55 (16.47%) IBM
17 54 (16.17%) VMware
17 54 (16.17%) SC Cleared
18 49 (14.67%) JavaScript
19 45 (13.47%) HTML
19 45 (13.47%) Performance Tuning
20 44 (13.17%) Java
21 43 (12.87%) Oracle Database 11g
22 42 (12.57%) Web Services
23 41 (12.28%) SAN
24 38 (11.38%) WebSphere
25 36 (10.78%) Apache
25 36 (10.78%) Ab Initio

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 38 (11.38%) WebSphere
2 36 (10.78%) Apache
3 33 (9.88%) WebLogic
4 9 (2.69%) SAS
4 9 (2.69%) IBM HTTP Server
5 8 (2.40%) Elasticsearch
6 7 (2.10%) Commerce Server
6 7 (2.10%) Tomcat
7 6 (1.80%) IIS
7 6 (1.80%) Documentum
8 4 (1.20%) WebSphere Application Server
8 4 (1.20%) SharePoint
8 4 (1.20%) SharePoint 2013
8 4 (1.20%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (0.90%) MediaWiki
9 3 (0.90%) Apache ServiceMix
9 3 (0.90%) Oracle Application Server
9 3 (0.90%) Oracle 10gAS
9 3 (0.90%) nginx
10 2 (0.60%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 10 (2.99%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.20%) MS Project
3 2 (0.60%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.60%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (3.29%) Oracle Applications
2 10 (2.99%) Maximo
3 7 (2.10%) Oracle EBS
4 5 (1.50%) Oracle Payables
4 5 (1.50%) Oracle Receivables
4 5 (1.50%) Oracle General Ledger
5 4 (1.20%) Oracle EBS R12
5 4 (1.20%) Cordys
5 4 (1.20%) Fredhopper
6 3 (0.90%) Dynamics CRM
6 3 (0.90%) Dynamics AX
6 3 (0.90%) Oracle ERP
7 2 (0.60%) Oracle BRM
7 2 (0.60%) SAP PSCD
8 1 (0.30%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 17 (5.09%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (4.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (2.10%) Heroku
4 4 (1.20%) Office 365
4 4 (1.20%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.30%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 41 (12.28%) SAN
2 32 (9.58%) TCP/IP
3 23 (6.89%) DNS
4 18 (5.39%) LDAP
4 18 (5.39%) Firewall
5 16 (4.79%) VPN
6 15 (4.49%) SSL
7 14 (4.19%) SMTP
8 13 (3.89%) WAN
9 12 (3.59%) LAN
10 10 (2.99%) Fibre Channel
11 9 (2.69%) DHCP
12 8 (2.40%) NAS
13 7 (2.10%) Cisco ASA
14 5 (1.50%) IPsec
14 5 (1.50%) NetScaler
14 5 (1.50%) Wireshark
14 5 (1.50%) IPv4
15 4 (1.20%) Intranet
15 4 (1.20%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (22.75%) Oracle Database
2 43 (12.87%) Oracle Database 11g
3 35 (10.48%) Oracle Database 10g
4 33 (9.88%) DB2
5 24 (7.19%) SQL Server
6 21 (6.29%) Big Data
7 18 (5.39%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 18 (5.39%) Oracle9i Database
8 17 (5.09%) Data Warehouse
9 15 (4.49%) BusinessObjects
10 14 (4.19%) PowerCenter
11 13 (3.89%) Oracle Database 12c
12 12 (3.59%) MySQL
12 12 (3.59%) Oracle BI EE
13 9 (2.69%) Oracle Reports
14 8 (2.40%) MongoDB
15 7 (2.10%) BusinessObjects XI
16 6 (1.80%) Oracle Discoverer
17 5 (1.50%) Hadoop
18 4 (1.20%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 32 (9.58%) Git (software)
2 26 (7.78%) Jenkins
3 21 (6.29%) SoapUI
3 21 (6.29%) Oracle Forms
4 19 (5.69%) Oracle APEX
5 12 (3.59%) Subversion
5 12 (3.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 10 (2.99%) Eclipse
7 9 (2.69%) TeamCity
7 9 (2.69%) Team Foundation Server
8 8 (2.40%) PHPUnit
8 8 (2.40%) Bitbucket
8 8 (2.40%) Grunt
8 8 (2.40%) Bower
9 7 (2.10%) CA Gen
10 6 (1.80%) Toad
10 6 (1.80%) Ant
11 5 (1.50%) Maven
12 3 (0.90%) JIRA
12 3 (0.90%) LoadRunner
General
1 58 (17.37%) Finance
2 24 (7.19%) Telecoms
3 10 (2.99%) Banking
4 7 (2.10%) Military
5 5 (1.50%) Retail
6 3 (0.90%) Billing
6 3 (0.90%) Spanish Language
7 2 (0.60%) Marketing
7 2 (0.60%) Electronics
8 1 (0.30%) Legal
8 1 (0.30%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 124 (37.13%) Developer
2 59 (17.66%) Administrator
3 35 (10.48%) Analyst
3 35 (10.48%) Ab Initio Developer
4 34 (10.18%) Systems Administrator
4 34 (10.18%) Oracle Developer
5 26 (7.78%) Senior Developer
6 23 (6.89%) Test Analyst
7 22 (6.59%) Linux Administrator
8 17 (5.09%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 17 (5.09%) DBA
9 16 (4.79%) Senior Ab Initio Developer
10 14 (4.19%) Oracle DBA
10 14 (4.19%) UNIX Administrator
11 12 (3.59%) UNIX Systems Administrator
11 12 (3.59%) Consultant
12 9 (2.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 9 (2.69%) Technical Analyst
12 9 (2.69%) Support Engineer
12 9 (2.69%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (19.16%) XML
2 45 (13.47%) HTML
3 42 (12.57%) Web Services
4 32 (9.58%) CSS
5 27 (8.08%) Middleware
6 26 (7.78%) SOAP
7 25 (7.49%) XML Messaging
8 21 (6.29%) Ajax
9 17 (5.09%) WebSphere MQ
10 14 (4.19%) Oracle Fusion
10 14 (4.19%) jQuery
11 13 (3.89%) J2EE
12 12 (3.59%) HTML5
13 11 (3.29%) JSON
14 8 (2.40%) RabbitMQ
14 8 (2.40%) Laravel
14 8 (2.40%) Sass
14 8 (2.40%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 7 (2.10%) Java EE
15 7 (2.10%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 27 (8.08%) Data Centre
2 20 (5.99%) DataPower
3 18 (5.39%) Clustering
3 18 (5.39%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (3.29%) HACMP
5 8 (2.40%) Management Information System
6 6 (1.80%) Data Integration
7 5 (1.50%) PKI
7 5 (1.50%) Replication
7 5 (1.50%) LPAR
8 4 (1.20%) Statistics
9 3 (0.90%) Mainframe
9 3 (0.90%) Smart Meter
10 2 (0.60%) Video on Demand
10 2 (0.60%) W3C
10 2 (0.60%) Wiki
11 1 (0.30%) iSeries
11 1 (0.30%) Freedom of Information Act
11 1 (0.30%) Cryptography
11 1 (0.30%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 223 (66.77%) UNIX
2 153 (45.81%) Linux
3 62 (18.56%) Solaris
4 59 (17.66%) Windows
5 57 (17.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 56 (16.77%) AIX
7 24 (7.19%) HPUX
8 18 (5.39%) Oracle Linux
9 10 (2.99%) Mac OS X
10 8 (2.40%) Windows Server 2008
10 8 (2.40%) Data ONTAP
11 5 (1.50%) CentOS
11 5 (1.50%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (1.50%) SUSE
12 4 (1.20%) Fedora
12 4 (1.20%) Windows Server 2003
13 3 (0.90%) VMS
14 2 (0.60%) NetWare
14 2 (0.60%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (21.86%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (13.47%) Performance Tuning
3 33 (9.88%) Business Intelligence
4 26 (7.78%) System Testing
5 25 (7.49%) Configuration Management
6 23 (6.89%) Test Management
6 23 (6.89%) Use Case
7 21 (6.29%) ITIL
7 21 (6.29%) Validation
7 21 (6.29%) Low Latency
8 20 (5.99%) Continuous Integration
9 19 (5.69%) Web Development
10 18 (5.39%) Waterfall
11 16 (4.79%) Test Planning
11 16 (4.79%) Business Development
11 16 (4.79%) Business Analysis
12 15 (4.49%) Problem Management
12 15 (4.49%) Performance Analysis
13 14 (4.19%) Security Testing
13 14 (4.19%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 121 (36.23%) SQL
2 103 (30.84%) Perl
3 90 (26.95%) PL/SQL
4 57 (17.07%) Python
5 49 (14.67%) JavaScript
6 44 (13.17%) Java
7 26 (7.78%) Bash Shell
8 25 (7.49%) C
9 21 (6.29%) PowerShell
10 18 (5.39%) Ruby
11 16 (4.79%) Korn
12 13 (3.89%) C++
12 13 (3.89%) PHP
13 7 (2.10%) T-SQL
13 7 (2.10%) Go
14 6 (1.80%) Jython
15 5 (1.50%) ABAP
16 4 (1.20%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
17 3 (0.90%) sed
17 3 (0.90%) AWK
Qualifications
1 60 (17.96%) Security Cleared
2 54 (16.17%) SC Cleared
3 21 (6.29%) ISTQB
4 6 (1.80%) ISEB
5 5 (1.50%) DV Cleared
6 3 (0.90%) OCP
6 3 (0.90%) OCA
6 3 (0.90%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.30%) IBM AIX Certification
7 1 (0.30%) JNCIA
7 1 (0.30%) CCIE
7 1 (0.30%) CCSP
7 1 (0.30%) CCNP
7 1 (0.30%) CCIP
7 1 (0.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.30%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 1 (0.30%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.30%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.10%) QA
1 7 (2.10%) Data Quality
2 3 (0.90%) SLA
3 2 (0.60%) TickIT
System Software
1 29 (8.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (4.79%) Active Directory
2 16 (4.79%) Oracle Clusterware
3 13 (3.89%) VMware ESX
3 13 (3.89%) Oracle RAC
4 12 (3.59%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 11 (3.29%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 9 (2.69%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 6 (1.80%) Sendmail
8 5 (1.50%) XenApp
8 5 (1.50%) XenDesktop
8 5 (1.50%) Veritas File System
8 5 (1.50%) vSphere
8 5 (1.50%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (1.50%) HDFS
8 5 (1.50%) NFS
9 3 (0.90%) GPFS
10 2 (0.60%) Samba
10 2 (0.60%) Firmware
10 2 (0.60%) iptables
Systems Management
1 27 (8.08%) Puppet
2 23 (6.89%) Tivoli
3 22 (6.59%) HP Quality Center
4 15 (4.49%) Oracle RMAN
5 14 (4.19%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 13 (3.89%) Opscode Chef
7 11 (3.29%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 11 (3.29%) Data Guard
8 10 (2.99%) NetBackup
8 10 (2.99%) Nagios
9 9 (2.69%) Oracle ZFS
10 8 (2.40%) SnapMirror
10 8 (2.40%) SnapVault
11 6 (1.80%) Red Hat Satellite
11 6 (1.80%) MIMEsweeper
11 6 (1.80%) MAILsweeper
11 6 (1.80%) Netcool
12 5 (1.50%) Zenoss
13 3 (0.90%) LiteSpeed
13 3 (0.90%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 146 (43.71%) Oracle
2 73 (21.86%) Red Hat
3 55 (16.47%) IBM
4 54 (16.17%) VMware
5 36 (10.78%) Ab Initio
6 29 (8.68%) HP
7 25 (7.49%) Informatica
8 20 (5.99%) Microsoft
9 17 (5.09%) Veritas
10 16 (4.79%) NetApp
11 15 (4.49%) Sun
12 14 (4.19%) Symantec
13 12 (3.59%) webMethods
14 11 (3.29%) EMC
15 10 (2.99%) SAP
15 10 (2.99%) Splunk
16 9 (2.69%) Pega
16 9 (2.69%) Cisco
16 9 (2.69%) McAfee
17 8 (2.40%) BEA
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