The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Bourne shell
Rank 583 546 575
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +29
Contract jobs citing Bourne shell 20 6 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.035% 0.012% 0.028%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.094% 0.034% 0.081%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 3 11
Average daily rate £450 £463 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.70% +23.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £456 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £529 £493 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £500 £319
% change year-on-year
-30.00% +56.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Programming Languages Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
21195 17889 21032
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 36.87% 36.81% 34.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 13677 11010 12415
Average daily rate £375 £375 £376
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -0.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £258 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £570
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 497 637 740
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +4.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £16.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £43.75 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%

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 16 April 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 19 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -22 19 £450 -1.85% 3
London -27 13 £475 +3.59% 1
South West - 5 £350 -
Gloucestershire - 4 £350 -
Scotland -9 1 £550 +10.00%
South East -11 1 £265 - 1
Gloucester - 1 £350 -
Dorset - 1 - -
Bracknell - - - -
Cambridge - - - -
Glasgow - - - -
Reading - - - -
Spalding - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - - 1
East of England - - - - 1
Hertfordshire - - - -
Lincolnshire - - - -
East Midlands - - - -

Bourne shell
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 35 (85.37%) UNIX
2 27 (65.85%) Perl
3 24 (58.54%) Solaris
4 22 (53.66%) Linux
5 21 (51.22%) Red Hat
6 20 (48.78%) Finance
6 20 (48.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 19 (46.34%) Korn
7 19 (46.34%) Oracle
8 18 (43.90%) Shell Script
9 17 (41.46%) SAN
10 15 (36.59%) C
10 15 (36.59%) Veritas
11 14 (34.15%) SQL
12 13 (31.71%) Windows
12 13 (31.71%) HP
13 12 (29.27%) Bash Shell
14 10 (24.39%) TCP/IP
14 10 (24.39%) NetBackup
15 9 (21.95%) AWK
15 9 (21.95%) DNS
15 9 (21.95%) Performance Tuning
16 8 (19.51%) Oracle RAC
16 8 (19.51%) Release Management
16 8 (19.51%) NFS
17 7 (17.07%) Banking
17 7 (17.07%) NetApp
17 7 (17.07%) BCP
17 7 (17.07%) Data Modelling
17 7 (17.07%) Sybase

Bourne shell
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 4 (9.76%) Apache
1 4 (9.76%) WebLogic
2 3 (7.32%) IIS
2 3 (7.32%) AquaLogic
2 3 (7.32%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (2.44%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (2.44%) CATIA
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Teamcenter
Communications & Networking
1 17 (41.46%) SAN
2 10 (24.39%) TCP/IP
3 9 (21.95%) DNS
4 6 (14.63%) LDAP
5 5 (12.20%) SSH
5 5 (12.20%) LAN
5 5 (12.20%) WAN
5 5 (12.20%) DHCP
5 5 (12.20%) NAS
6 4 (9.76%) FTP
7 1 (2.44%) VoIP
7 1 (2.44%) Ethernet
7 1 (2.44%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.76%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (9.76%) OLAP
2 3 (7.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (7.32%) Oracle OLAP
3 2 (4.88%) Relational Database
3 2 (4.88%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.44%) Sybase IQ
4 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (2.44%) MySQL
4 1 (2.44%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (2.44%) Sybase ASE
4 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (12.20%) Maven
2 3 (7.32%) Ant
2 3 (7.32%) JUnit
3 2 (4.88%) TeamCity
3 2 (4.88%) Git (software)
3 2 (4.88%) FishEye
3 2 (4.88%) Subversion
3 2 (4.88%) JIRA
General
1 20 (48.78%) Finance
2 7 (17.07%) Banking
3 5 (12.20%) Investment Banking
4 3 (7.32%) Publishing
4 3 (7.32%) Back Office
5 2 (4.88%) Advertising
6 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (24.39%) Support Engineer
1 10 (24.39%) Administrator
2 8 (19.51%) UNIX Administrator
3 6 (14.63%) Platform Engineer
3 6 (14.63%) Storage Support Engineer
3 6 (14.63%) Storage Engineer
3 6 (14.63%) UNIX Support
3 6 (14.63%) Systems Administrator
3 6 (14.63%) UNIX Engineer
3 6 (14.63%) UNIX Support Engineer
4 5 (12.20%) UNIX Systems Administrator
4 5 (12.20%) Linux Administrator
5 4 (9.76%) Linux Engineer
5 4 (9.76%) DBA
5 4 (9.76%) Developer
5 4 (9.76%) 2nd Line Support
5 4 (9.76%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 3 (7.32%) Sybase DBA
6 3 (7.32%) Java Developer
6 3 (7.32%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.76%) jQuery
1 4 (9.76%) HTML
2 3 (7.32%) Hibernate
2 3 (7.32%) CSS
2 3 (7.32%) JSP
2 3 (7.32%) J2EE
2 3 (7.32%) JMS
2 3 (7.32%) JAX-RS
2 3 (7.32%) Java EE
2 3 (7.32%) Spring
2 3 (7.32%) JPA
2 3 (7.32%) Apache CXF
3 1 (2.44%) CGI
3 1 (2.44%) .NET
3 1 (2.44%) XML
3 1 (2.44%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.44%) LINQ
3 1 (2.44%) .NET Framework
3 1 (2.44%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 1 (2.44%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.63%) Replication
2 4 (9.76%) Celerra
2 4 (9.76%) CLARiiON
3 3 (7.32%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 35 (85.37%) UNIX
2 24 (58.54%) Solaris
3 22 (53.66%) Linux
4 20 (48.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 13 (31.71%) Windows
6 5 (12.20%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (12.20%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (9.76%) HPUX
8 3 (7.32%) Windows XP
8 3 (7.32%) Windows 7
9 1 (2.44%) SUSE
9 1 (2.44%) Debian
9 1 (2.44%) Gentoo
9 1 (2.44%) Windows NT
9 1 (2.44%) AIX
9 1 (2.44%) Windows 8
9 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (2.44%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (21.95%) Performance Tuning
2 8 (19.51%) Release Management
3 7 (17.07%) BCP
3 7 (17.07%) Data Modelling
3 7 (17.07%) Load Balancing
4 6 (14.63%) Kernel Tuning
4 6 (14.63%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 4 (9.76%) Software Deployment
5 4 (9.76%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (7.32%) Information Management
6 3 (7.32%) Migration
6 3 (7.32%) Analytics
6 3 (7.32%) Incident Management
6 3 (7.32%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (4.88%) Performance Analysis
7 2 (4.88%) ETL
7 2 (4.88%) Validation
8 1 (2.44%) Data Management
8 1 (2.44%) MVC
8 1 (2.44%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (65.85%) Perl
2 19 (46.34%) Korn
3 18 (43.90%) Shell Script
4 15 (36.59%) C
5 14 (34.15%) SQL
6 12 (29.27%) Bash Shell
7 9 (21.95%) AWK
8 7 (17.07%) T-SQL
8 7 (17.07%) Java
8 7 (17.07%) sed
9 4 (9.76%) JavaScript
9 4 (9.76%) PL/SQL
10 3 (7.32%) VB
11 2 (4.88%) C-shell
11 2 (4.88%) Python
12 1 (2.44%) VBScript
12 1 (2.44%) PHP
12 1 (2.44%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (9.76%) SC Cleared
1 4 (9.76%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.88%) CCA
2 2 (4.88%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (4.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (2.44%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.44%) RHCE
3 1 (2.44%) CCNA
3 1 (2.44%) MCP
3 1 (2.44%) MCSE
3 1 (2.44%) MCSA
3 1 (2.44%) MCITP
3 1 (2.44%) NCDA
System Software
1 8 (19.51%) Oracle RAC
1 8 (19.51%) NFS
2 4 (9.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (9.76%) vSphere
2 4 (9.76%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.44%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (2.44%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 1 (2.44%) Veritas File System
3 1 (2.44%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 10 (24.39%) NetBackup
2 7 (17.07%) Puppet
2 7 (17.07%) YUM
3 4 (9.76%) EMC NetWorker
3 4 (9.76%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 1 (2.44%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (2.44%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 21 (51.22%) Red Hat
2 19 (46.34%) Oracle
3 15 (36.59%) Veritas
4 13 (31.71%) HP
5 7 (17.07%) NetApp
5 7 (17.07%) Sybase
5 7 (17.07%) Brocade
6 5 (12.20%) VMware
6 5 (12.20%) Cisco
6 5 (12.20%) Sun
7 4 (9.76%) EMC
8 3 (7.32%) Alias
9 1 (2.44%) Teradata
9 1 (2.44%) CQG
9 1 (2.44%) Reuters
9 1 (2.44%) Bloomberg
9 1 (2.44%) Symantec
9 1 (2.44%) Informatica
9 1 (2.44%) Microsoft
9 1 (2.44%) Cognos
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