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 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Bourne shell
Rank 587 585 596
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +11
Contract jobs citing Bourne shell 19 7 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.033% 0.013% 0.022%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.089% 0.034% 0.059%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 3 6
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£350 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £360 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £520 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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
21256 20591 21864
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 36.98% 38.98% 37.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 13624 13032 12983
Average daily rate £390 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 419 563 755
Average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.95 £15.40 £17.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £47.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

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 September 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 20 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 September 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 +12 17 £350 -22.22% 8
South East +4 11 £300 - 1
Berkshire - 10 £300 - 1
Reading - 8 £300 - 1
London +18 3 £475 +5.55% 4
City of London +22 1 £475 -13.63% 4
Surrey - 1 £450 -
Camberley - 1 £450 -
Cambridge - - - -
Chester - - - -
Liverpool - - - -
Basingstoke - - - -
Bracknell - - - -
Merseyside - - - -
North West - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - - 2
Cheshire - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
East of England - - - - 2

Bourne shell
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 30 (81.08%) Linux
2 27 (72.97%) UNIX
2 27 (72.97%) Red Hat
3 21 (56.76%) Korn
4 18 (48.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 17 (45.95%) Perl
6 15 (40.54%) Windows
7 14 (37.84%) Shell Script
7 14 (37.84%) HP
8 13 (35.14%) NetBackup
8 13 (35.14%) Finance
8 13 (35.14%) Solaris
8 13 (35.14%) Oracle
9 11 (29.73%) SAN
10 10 (27.03%) Nagios
10 10 (27.03%) DHCP
10 10 (27.03%) DNS
10 10 (27.03%) Veritas
11 9 (24.32%) NFS
11 9 (24.32%) EMC
11 9 (24.32%) C
11 9 (24.32%) SQL
11 9 (24.32%) Puppet
12 8 (21.62%) Isilon
12 8 (21.62%) Windows Server 2008
12 8 (21.62%) Windows 7
12 8 (21.62%) Bash Shell
12 8 (21.62%) Fat Client
12 8 (21.62%) VB
12 8 (21.62%) Citrix

Bourne shell
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 6 (16.22%) Apache
2 5 (13.51%) WebLogic
3 3 (8.11%) Oracle Service Bus
3 3 (8.11%) AquaLogic
3 3 (8.11%) SharePoint
4 2 (5.41%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.70%) PowerExchange
5 1 (2.70%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 11 (29.73%) SAN
2 10 (27.03%) DNS
2 10 (27.03%) DHCP
3 8 (21.62%) TCP/IP
4 6 (16.22%) LDAP
5 5 (13.51%) LAN
5 5 (13.51%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.51%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.81%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (8.11%) Oracle Database
3 3 (8.11%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (5.41%) MySQL
4 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (5.41%) RDBMS
4 2 (5.41%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (2.70%) DataStage
5 1 (2.70%) DB2
5 1 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (10.81%) Git (software)
2 3 (8.11%) JUnit
2 3 (8.11%) Subversion
2 3 (8.11%) Maven
3 2 (5.41%) Ant
4 1 (2.70%) Eclipse
General
1 13 (35.14%) Finance
2 6 (16.22%) Banking
3 3 (8.11%) Investment Banking
3 3 (8.11%) Back Office
4 1 (2.70%) Electronics
4 1 (2.70%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.70%) German Language
Job Titles
1 14 (37.84%) Linux Engineer
2 9 (24.32%) Systems Administrator
2 9 (24.32%) Administrator
3 8 (21.62%) UNIX Administrator
3 8 (21.62%) UNIX Systems Administrator
3 8 (21.62%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 8 (21.62%) Linux Administrator
4 7 (18.92%) Developer
4 7 (18.92%) Support Engineer
5 6 (16.22%) UNIX Engineer
5 6 (16.22%) UNIX Support
6 5 (13.51%) Platform Engineer
6 5 (13.51%) UNIX Support Engineer
7 4 (10.81%) Systems Engineer
7 4 (10.81%) Storage Support Engineer
7 4 (10.81%) Storage Engineer
8 3 (8.11%) DevOps Engineer
8 3 (8.11%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 3 (8.11%) DBA
8 3 (8.11%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (18.92%) jQuery
2 5 (13.51%) HTML
2 5 (13.51%) .NET
3 4 (10.81%) J2EE
3 4 (10.81%) ASP.NET
3 4 (10.81%) LINQ
3 4 (10.81%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (10.81%) Razor View Engine
4 3 (8.11%) JAX-RS
4 3 (8.11%) Java EE
4 3 (8.11%) JPA
4 3 (8.11%) Apache CXF
4 3 (8.11%) CSS
4 3 (8.11%) JSP
4 3 (8.11%) JMS
4 3 (8.11%) Hibernate
4 3 (8.11%) Spring
5 2 (5.41%) .NET Framework
5 2 (5.41%) XML
5 2 (5.41%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.62%) Thin Client
1 8 (21.62%) Fat Client
2 3 (8.11%) Fixed Income
3 1 (2.70%) Clustering
3 1 (2.70%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 30 (81.08%) Linux
2 27 (72.97%) UNIX
3 18 (48.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 15 (40.54%) Windows
5 13 (35.14%) Solaris
6 8 (21.62%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (21.62%) Windows 7
6 8 (21.62%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (13.51%) HPUX
8 3 (8.11%) Debian
8 3 (8.11%) Ubuntu
9 1 (2.70%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (16.22%) Release Management
1 6 (16.22%) Continuous Integration
1 6 (16.22%) Kernel Tuning
1 6 (16.22%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 4 (10.81%) Load Balancing
2 4 (10.81%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (10.81%) MVC
3 3 (8.11%) Configuration Management
3 3 (8.11%) DevOps
3 3 (8.11%) Incident Management
4 2 (5.41%) OOP
4 2 (5.41%) OO
4 2 (5.41%) Dependency Injection
5 1 (2.70%) Data Governance
5 1 (2.70%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (2.70%) Performance Analysis
5 1 (2.70%) Server Monitoring
5 1 (2.70%) Data Modelling
5 1 (2.70%) ETL
5 1 (2.70%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 21 (56.76%) Korn
2 17 (45.95%) Perl
3 14 (37.84%) Shell Script
4 9 (24.32%) SQL
4 9 (24.32%) C
5 8 (21.62%) VB
5 8 (21.62%) Bash Shell
6 7 (18.92%) JavaScript
7 6 (16.22%) Java
8 4 (10.81%) C#
8 4 (10.81%) PL/SQL
9 1 (2.70%) sed
9 1 (2.70%) AWK
9 1 (2.70%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (13.51%) HNC
1 5 (13.51%) MCSE
1 5 (13.51%) CCA
1 5 (13.51%) Citrix Certification
1 5 (13.51%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (13.51%) SC Cleared
1 5 (13.51%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) Data Quality
System Software
1 9 (24.32%) NFS
2 8 (21.62%) Active Directory
3 7 (18.92%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.70%) Sendmail
4 1 (2.70%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 1 (2.70%) Veritas File System
4 1 (2.70%) VirtualBox
4 1 (2.70%) KVM
4 1 (2.70%) Samba
4 1 (2.70%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 13 (35.14%) NetBackup
2 10 (27.03%) Nagios
3 9 (24.32%) Puppet
4 7 (18.92%) YUM
5 3 (8.11%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (2.70%) Data Guard
6 1 (2.70%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (2.70%) Legato
Vendors
1 27 (72.97%) Red Hat
2 14 (37.84%) HP
3 13 (35.14%) Oracle
4 10 (27.03%) Veritas
5 9 (24.32%) EMC
6 8 (21.62%) Citrix
6 8 (21.62%) Isilon
7 6 (16.22%) NetApp
8 4 (10.81%) Brocade
9 3 (8.11%) Altiris
9 3 (8.11%) Symantec
9 3 (8.11%) VMware
10 2 (5.41%) CA
11 1 (2.70%) Informatica
11 1 (2.70%) Sybase
11 1 (2.70%) JBoss
11 1 (2.70%) IBM
11 1 (2.70%) Sun
11 1 (2.70%) Teradata
11 1 (2.70%) Alias
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