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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Shell Scripting (Shell Programming)
Rank 145 110 168
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +58
Contract jobs citing Shell Script 95 142 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.04% 1.60% 0.82%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.20% 4.60% 2.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 66 42
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £274 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £450 £464
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £328 £373
% change year-on-year
+14.50% -12.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
Average hourly rate £13.50 £15.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.90% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.61 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+1.75% -6.66%
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
2965 3089 3151
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 32.33% 34.77% 31.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1634 1620 1544
Average daily rate £350 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 105 148 194
Average hourly rate £35.00 £36.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% +4.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £17.50 £19.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

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 20 August 2014.

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 20 August 2014.

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 20 August 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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Rank Change
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Last Year
Matching
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire -12 43 £425 +28.78% 5
Berkshire -40 18 £285 -24.00% 8
Buckinghamshire +10 11 £338 +36.63% 3
Oxfordshire +7 10 £500 +73.91% 4
Surrey -14 9 £375 +4.16% 8
West Sussex - 2 £298 - 1
East Sussex - 1 - -
Middlesex - - - -
Sussex - - - -
Shell Script
England

Shell Script
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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.

1 119 (60.71%) UNIX
2 107 (54.59%) Linux
3 85 (43.37%) Oracle
4 75 (38.27%) SQL
5 58 (29.59%) Java
6 53 (27.04%) Windows
7 51 (26.02%) Solaris
8 50 (25.51%) Perl
9 49 (25.00%) Korn
10 39 (19.90%) Oracle Database
11 38 (19.39%) Red Hat
12 36 (18.37%) Bash Shell
13 34 (17.35%) PL/SQL
14 31 (15.82%) AIX
14 31 (15.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 30 (15.31%) Apache
16 29 (14.80%) Tivoli
17 28 (14.29%) Python
17 28 (14.29%) PHP
17 28 (14.29%) WebLogic
17 28 (14.29%) Security Cleared
18 26 (13.27%) Puppet
18 26 (13.27%) IBM
18 26 (13.27%) SAN
19 24 (12.24%) Middleware
20 23 (11.73%) Migration
20 23 (11.73%) Web Services
20 23 (11.73%) C
21 22 (11.22%) C++
21 22 (11.22%) VMware

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

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 30 (15.31%) Apache
2 28 (14.29%) WebLogic
3 16 (8.16%) WebSphere
4 9 (4.59%) Oracle Workflow
5 8 (4.08%) CMS
6 7 (3.57%) Oracle Application Server
6 7 (3.57%) WebSphere Application Server
7 6 (3.06%) Tomcat
8 4 (2.04%) TIBCO EMS
8 4 (2.04%) uWSGI
9 3 (1.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 3 (1.53%) MQSeries
9 3 (1.53%) Documentum
10 2 (1.02%) Oracle Service Bus
10 2 (1.02%) Confluence
10 2 (1.02%) Node.js
10 2 (1.02%) K2 blackpearl
11 1 (0.51%) Apache Pig
11 1 (0.51%) nginx
11 1 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (2.04%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.53%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (1.02%) MS Office
4 1 (0.51%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.51%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (4.08%) Maximo
2 6 (3.06%) Remedy ITSM
2 6 (3.06%) Remedy AR System
3 5 (2.55%) TIBCO iProcess
3 5 (2.55%) BusinessWorks
4 4 (2.04%) Oracle Applications
4 4 (2.04%) Staffware
5 3 (1.53%) Oracle Retail
6 2 (1.02%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (1.02%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 1 (0.51%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.57%) SaaS
2 2 (1.02%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.51%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (0.51%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.51%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 26 (13.27%) SAN
2 18 (9.18%) FTP
3 14 (7.14%) TCP/IP
4 12 (6.12%) Fibre Channel
5 10 (5.10%) HTTPS
5 10 (5.10%) HTTP
5 10 (5.10%) NAS
6 9 (4.59%) SSL
7 8 (4.08%) SSH
8 7 (3.57%) Firewall
9 5 (2.55%) iSCSI
9 5 (2.55%) DMZ
10 4 (2.04%) DNS
11 3 (1.53%) LDAP
12 2 (1.02%) VPN
12 2 (1.02%) SNMP
12 2 (1.02%) ATM
12 2 (1.02%) DHCP
12 2 (1.02%) FCoE
13 1 (0.51%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (19.90%) Oracle Database
2 22 (11.22%) Oracle Database 11g
3 18 (9.18%) MySQL
4 17 (8.67%) Oracle Database 10g
5 13 (6.63%) PostgreSQL
5 13 (6.63%) SQLPlus
6 12 (6.12%) SQL Server
6 12 (6.12%) Relational Database
7 11 (5.61%) Data Warehouse
7 11 (5.61%) Oracle Reports
8 8 (4.08%) DB2
8 8 (4.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 6 (3.06%) MongoDB
9 6 (3.06%) Oracle Database 12c
10 5 (2.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 5 (2.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 5 (2.55%) RDBMS
10 5 (2.55%) Oracle Discoverer
10 5 (2.55%) Oracle OWB
11 4 (2.04%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 17 (8.67%) Subversion
2 16 (8.16%) Jenkins
3 14 (7.14%) Git (software)
4 10 (5.10%) Ant
4 10 (5.10%) Toad
5 9 (4.59%) Selenium
5 9 (4.59%) Eclipse
6 8 (4.08%) LoadRunner
6 8 (4.08%) Oracle Forms
7 7 (3.57%) Maven
8 6 (3.06%) JUnit
8 6 (3.06%) JBehave
8 6 (3.06%) Cucumber
8 6 (3.06%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 5 (2.55%) SoapUI
9 5 (2.55%) Oracle APEX
9 5 (2.55%) JIRA
10 4 (2.04%) Introscope
10 4 (2.04%) JMeter
10 4 (2.04%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 16 (8.16%) Telecoms
2 10 (5.10%) Finance
3 4 (2.04%) Manufacturing
4 3 (1.53%) Marketing
4 3 (1.53%) Retail
4 3 (1.53%) Billing
5 2 (1.02%) Automotive
5 2 (1.02%) Back Office
5 2 (1.02%) Banking
6 1 (0.51%) Spanish Language
6 1 (0.51%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.51%) Military
Job Titles
1 30 (15.31%) Developer
1 30 (15.31%) Analyst
2 22 (11.22%) Administrator
3 18 (9.18%) DBA
4 17 (8.67%) Consultant
5 15 (7.65%) Oracle DBA
6 13 (6.63%) Software Engineer
7 12 (6.12%) Support Analyst
8 11 (5.61%) Systems Administrator
8 11 (5.61%) Test Analyst
9 9 (4.59%) Oracle Developer
9 9 (4.59%) Java Developer
10 8 (4.08%) UNIX Systems Administrator
10 8 (4.08%) UNIX Administrator
11 7 (3.57%) DevOps Engineer
11 7 (3.57%) Development Engineer
11 7 (3.57%) Test Engineer
12 6 (3.06%) Systems Engineer
12 6 (3.06%) Remedy Analyst
13 5 (2.55%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (12.24%) Middleware
2 23 (11.73%) Web Services
3 16 (8.16%) HTML
4 13 (6.63%) XML
5 10 (5.10%) J2EE
6 9 (4.59%) Ajax
7 8 (4.08%) LAMP
7 8 (4.08%) ODBC
8 7 (3.57%) Spring
8 7 (3.57%) CSS
8 7 (3.57%) WebSphere MQ
9 6 (3.06%) SOAP
9 6 (3.06%) WebSphere Message Broker
9 6 (3.06%) jQuery
10 5 (2.55%) Regular Expression
10 5 (2.55%) JDBC
10 5 (2.55%) JMS
11 4 (2.04%) VXML
11 4 (2.04%) EDI
11 4 (2.04%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (5.10%) Clustering
2 9 (4.59%) HACMP
3 8 (4.08%) Replication
4 6 (3.06%) Management Information System
5 5 (2.55%) Embedded Systems
6 4 (2.04%) Open Source
6 4 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.53%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.53%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.02%) GIS
8 2 (1.02%) STB
8 2 (1.02%) FMCG
9 1 (0.51%) DataPower
9 1 (0.51%) Smart Meter
9 1 (0.51%) IBM Mainframe
9 1 (0.51%) Data Conversion
9 1 (0.51%) Data Integration
9 1 (0.51%) Wiki
9 1 (0.51%) Statistics
9 1 (0.51%) MPEG
Operating Systems
1 119 (60.71%) UNIX
2 107 (54.59%) Linux
3 53 (27.04%) Windows
4 51 (26.02%) Solaris
5 31 (15.82%) AIX
5 31 (15.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 14 (7.14%) Oracle Linux
7 13 (6.63%) HPUX
8 8 (4.08%) Windows 7
9 6 (3.06%) Embedded Linux
10 5 (2.55%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (2.55%) NetWare
11 4 (2.04%) Windows 8
12 3 (1.53%) Windows Server 2012
13 2 (1.02%) SUSE
13 2 (1.02%) CentOS
14 1 (0.51%) SELinux
14 1 (0.51%) Android
14 1 (0.51%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.51%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (11.73%) Migration
2 19 (9.69%) Workflow
3 18 (9.18%) Software Engineering
4 16 (8.16%) ITIL
4 16 (8.16%) DevOps
5 15 (7.65%) Business Intelligence
5 15 (7.65%) Configuration Management
6 13 (6.63%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (6.12%) E-Commerce
7 12 (6.12%) Performance Tuning
7 12 (6.12%) Performance Monitoring
8 11 (5.61%) Continuous Integration
9 10 (5.10%) Disaster Recovery
10 8 (4.08%) Scrum
10 8 (4.08%) SOA
10 8 (4.08%) Release Management
10 8 (4.08%) Test Automation
11 7 (3.57%) Root Cause Analysis
11 7 (3.57%) TDD
11 7 (3.57%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 75 (38.27%) SQL
2 58 (29.59%) Java
3 50 (25.51%) Perl
4 49 (25.00%) Korn
5 36 (18.37%) Bash Shell
6 34 (17.35%) PL/SQL
7 28 (14.29%) Python
7 28 (14.29%) PHP
8 23 (11.73%) C
9 22 (11.22%) C++
10 14 (7.14%) AWK
11 12 (6.12%) VB
12 11 (5.61%) JavaScript
13 10 (5.10%) PowerShell
14 9 (4.59%) Ruby
15 8 (4.08%) T-SQL
16 7 (3.57%) sed
17 4 (2.04%) VBScript
18 3 (1.53%) Groovy
19 1 (0.51%) XPath
Qualifications
1 28 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 22 (11.22%) SC Cleared
3 5 (2.55%) Degree
3 5 (2.55%) ISEB
4 4 (2.04%) RHCE
4 4 (2.04%) ISTQB
5 3 (1.53%) MCITP
5 3 (1.53%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.02%) OCP
6 2 (1.02%) Oracle Certification
6 2 (1.02%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (1.02%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.02%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (0.51%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 1 (0.51%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.51%) MCTS
7 1 (0.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.51%) CCNP
7 1 (0.51%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.08%) SLA
2 5 (2.55%) QA
System Software
1 13 (6.63%) Oracle RAC
2 11 (5.61%) Oracle RMAN
3 10 (5.10%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 10 (5.10%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (3.06%) Xen
5 5 (2.55%) GPFS
5 5 (2.55%) Shibboleth
6 4 (2.04%) VMware ESX
6 4 (2.04%) Active Directory
6 4 (2.04%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 4 (2.04%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 3 (1.53%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (1.02%) vSphere
8 2 (1.02%) SRDF
9 1 (0.51%) XenApp
9 1 (0.51%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.51%) Varnish
9 1 (0.51%) NFS
9 1 (0.51%) Samba
Systems Management
1 29 (14.80%) Tivoli
2 26 (13.27%) Puppet
3 13 (6.63%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 10 (5.10%) Data Guard
5 9 (4.59%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 8 (4.08%) Opscode Chef
7 7 (3.57%) Cobbler
8 6 (3.06%) Nagios
9 4 (2.04%) TIBCO Hawk
9 4 (2.04%) SCCM
9 4 (2.04%) Vagrant
10 3 (1.53%) nmon
10 3 (1.53%) WebInspect
10 3 (1.53%) Control-M
10 3 (1.53%) NetBackup
11 2 (1.02%) HP Quality Center
12 1 (0.51%) Zenoss
12 1 (0.51%) Dollar Universe
12 1 (0.51%) WSUS
12 1 (0.51%) MOM
Vendors
1 85 (43.37%) Oracle
2 38 (19.39%) Red Hat
3 26 (13.27%) IBM
4 22 (11.22%) VMware
5 21 (10.71%) Sun
6 19 (9.69%) Microsoft
7 14 (7.14%) HP
7 14 (7.14%) EMC
8 11 (5.61%) Veritas
9 8 (4.08%) Remedy
10 7 (3.57%) Hitachi
11 6 (3.06%) BMC
11 6 (3.06%) Compaq
12 5 (2.55%) TIBCO
13 4 (2.04%) SAP
14 3 (1.53%) Cisco
15 2 (1.02%) Serena
15 2 (1.02%) Teradata
15 2 (1.02%) Informatica
15 2 (1.02%) Dell
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