The table below looks at the statistics for Bourne shell skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Bourne shell over the 3 months to 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Bourne shell
Rank 591 559 538
Rank change year-on-year
-32 -21
Contract jobs citing Bourne shell 4 23 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.007% 0.045% 0.038%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.019% 0.12% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 17
Average daily rate
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£411 £750 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-45.16% +76.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £554 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £800 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £750 £425
% change year-on-year
-60.00% +76.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £30.00 £10.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+200.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £10.00 -
% change year-on-year
+200.00% -

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

Programming Languages Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
20975 19538 18709
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 38.02% 37.86% 37.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 14282 12430 11439
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 442 572 738
Average hourly rate £35.00 £33.80 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.56% -3.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £14.00 £16.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.95 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.57% -5.71%

Bourne shell
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Bourne shell Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Bourne shell
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Bourne shell within the UK.

Bourne shell Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Bourne shell
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Bourne shell within the UK over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Bourne shell Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Bourne shell
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Bourne shell within the UK.

Bourne shell Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Bourne shell
Top 16 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 19 December 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
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
England -44 4 £411 -45.16% 2
South East -25 3 £300 -
London +14 1 £523 - 1
Berkshire -4 1 £300 -
City of London - 1 £523 - 1
East Midlands - - - -
South West - - - -
Mayfair - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
Leicestershire - - - -
Maidenhead - - - -
Southampton - - - -
Basingstoke - - - -
Gloucester - - - -
Leicester - - - -

Bourne shell
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 21 (91.30%) Linux
2 19 (82.61%) Red Hat
3 16 (69.57%) UNIX
3 16 (69.57%) Korn
4 15 (65.22%) Perl
5 12 (52.17%) NFS
6 11 (47.83%) DNS
6 11 (47.83%) DHCP
6 11 (47.83%) HP
6 11 (47.83%) C
7 10 (43.48%) Windows
7 10 (43.48%) EMC
7 10 (43.48%) Nagios
7 10 (43.48%) NetBackup
7 10 (43.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 9 (39.13%) Fat Client
8 9 (39.13%) Windows 7
8 9 (39.13%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (39.13%) Isilon
8 9 (39.13%) Thin Client
8 9 (39.13%) Windows Server 2003
8 9 (39.13%) Citrix
8 9 (39.13%) Active Directory
8 9 (39.13%) VB
9 7 (30.43%) Veritas
10 6 (26.09%) CCA
10 6 (26.09%) Citrix Certification
10 6 (26.09%) Microsoft Certification
10 6 (26.09%) HNC
10 6 (26.09%) Solaris

Bourne shell
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (13.04%) Apache
1 3 (13.04%) SharePoint
2 2 (8.70%) Tomcat
2 2 (8.70%) WebLogic
3 1 (4.35%) JBoss
3 1 (4.35%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 11 (47.83%) DNS
1 11 (47.83%) DHCP
2 4 (17.39%) SAN
2 4 (17.39%) TCP/IP
3 2 (8.70%) SSH
4 1 (4.35%) LDAP
4 1 (4.35%) LAN
4 1 (4.35%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) MySQL
1 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
1 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Git (software)
2 2 (8.70%) Subversion
2 2 (8.70%) Ant
3 1 (4.35%) Eclipse
General
1 5 (21.74%) Finance
2 3 (13.04%) Banking
3 1 (4.35%) Financial Institution
3 1 (4.35%) Investment Banking
3 1 (4.35%) Retail
3 1 (4.35%) Electronics
3 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.35%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 15 (65.22%) Linux Engineer
2 4 (17.39%) Linux Administrator
2 4 (17.39%) Administrator
3 3 (13.04%) Developer
3 3 (13.04%) Systems Administrator
3 3 (13.04%) Systems Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Linux Support Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Linux Support
3 3 (13.04%) Support Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) UNIX Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 3 (13.04%) UNIX Administrator
4 2 (8.70%) Server Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) UNIX Systems Administrator
4 2 (8.70%) Desktop Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Server Support Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Windows Server Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) UNIX Support
4 2 (8.70%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) LINQ
1 2 (8.70%) jQuery
1 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET MVC
1 2 (8.70%) Razor View Engine
1 2 (8.70%) .NET
1 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET
1 2 (8.70%) XML
1 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 1 (4.35%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (39.13%) Fat Client
1 9 (39.13%) Thin Client
2 3 (13.04%) Clustering
3 1 (4.35%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 21 (91.30%) Linux
2 16 (69.57%) UNIX
3 10 (43.48%) Windows
3 10 (43.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (39.13%) Windows 7
4 9 (39.13%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (39.13%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (26.09%) Solaris
6 3 (13.04%) HPUX
7 2 (8.70%) SUSE
7 2 (8.70%) Debian
7 2 (8.70%) Ubuntu
7 2 (8.70%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 1 (4.35%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (21.74%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (13.04%) Incident Management
3 2 (8.70%) MVC
3 2 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (8.70%) Dependency Injection
3 2 (8.70%) Configuration Management
3 2 (8.70%) OOP
3 2 (8.70%) OO
3 2 (8.70%) ITIL
3 2 (8.70%) DevOps
4 1 (4.35%) Kernel Tuning
4 1 (4.35%) Server Monitoring
4 1 (4.35%) Data Modelling
4 1 (4.35%) Release Management
4 1 (4.35%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 16 (69.57%) Korn
2 15 (65.22%) Perl
3 11 (47.83%) C
4 9 (39.13%) VB
5 5 (21.74%) Shell Script
6 4 (17.39%) Bash Shell
6 4 (17.39%) SQL
7 3 (13.04%) Java
8 2 (8.70%) JavaScript
8 2 (8.70%) C#
8 2 (8.70%) C++
9 1 (4.35%) PL/SQL
9 1 (4.35%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (26.09%) CCA
1 6 (26.09%) Citrix Certification
1 6 (26.09%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (26.09%) HNC
1 6 (26.09%) MCSE
2 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 12 (52.17%) NFS
2 9 (39.13%) Active Directory
3 2 (8.70%) Samba
4 1 (4.35%) KVM
4 1 (4.35%) VirtualBox
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (4.35%) Sendmail
4 1 (4.35%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 10 (43.48%) Nagios
1 10 (43.48%) NetBackup
2 3 (13.04%) Puppet
3 2 (8.70%) YaST
3 2 (8.70%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 2 (8.70%) yum
3 2 (8.70%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (4.35%) Legato
Vendors
1 19 (82.61%) Red Hat
2 11 (47.83%) HP
3 10 (43.48%) EMC
4 9 (39.13%) Isilon
4 9 (39.13%) Citrix
5 7 (30.43%) Veritas
6 5 (21.74%) VMware
7 3 (13.04%) Oracle
7 3 (13.04%) Sun
7 3 (13.04%) Symantec
7 3 (13.04%) Altiris
8 1 (4.35%) Sybase
8 1 (4.35%) TIBCO
8 1 (4.35%) IBM
8 1 (4.35%) CA
8 1 (4.35%) NetApp