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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Bourne shell
Rank 576 540 519
Rank change year-on-year
-36 -21
Contract jobs citing Bourne shell 2 17 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.004% 0.035% 0.036%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.010% 0.094% 0.094%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 11 10
Average daily rate
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- £700 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +64.70%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £725 £425
% change year-on-year
- +70.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £30.00 £27.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.00 -
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -

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
19274 18137 17083
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 38.00% 37.23% 38.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 12858 11442 10509
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 420 522 714
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 £17.22 £14.00 £16.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £44.55 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.23% -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
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 23 January 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
South East -22 2 - -
England -36 2 - - 5
East of England - - - - 4
Mayfair - - - -
South West - - - -
Basingstoke - - - -
Gloucester - - - -
Ipswich - - - - 3
Leicester - - - - 1
London - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
Leicestershire - - - - 1
Suffolk - - - - 3
City of London - - - -
East Midlands - - - - 1

Bourne shell
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 17 (100.00%) Linux
2 16 (94.12%) Red Hat
3 14 (82.35%) UNIX
3 14 (82.35%) Korn
4 13 (76.47%) Perl
5 11 (64.71%) C
5 11 (64.71%) NFS
5 11 (64.71%) HP
6 10 (58.82%) EMC
6 10 (58.82%) DNS
6 10 (58.82%) DHCP
6 10 (58.82%) NetBackup
7 9 (52.94%) Nagios
7 9 (52.94%) Active Directory
7 9 (52.94%) Thin Client
7 9 (52.94%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (52.94%) Citrix
7 9 (52.94%) VB
7 9 (52.94%) Windows
7 9 (52.94%) Fat Client
7 9 (52.94%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (52.94%) Windows 7
7 9 (52.94%) Isilon
8 8 (47.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (35.29%) HNC
9 6 (35.29%) CCA
9 6 (35.29%) Citrix Certification
9 6 (35.29%) Microsoft Certification
9 6 (35.29%) MCSE
9 6 (35.29%) Veritas

Bourne shell
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 (17.65%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.88%) WebLogic
2 1 (5.88%) JBoss
2 1 (5.88%) Apache
2 1 (5.88%) Tomcat
2 1 (5.88%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 10 (58.82%) DNS
1 10 (58.82%) DHCP
2 4 (23.53%) SAN
3 3 (17.65%) TCP/IP
4 2 (11.76%) SSH
5 1 (5.88%) LAN
5 1 (5.88%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Subversion
1 2 (11.76%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.88%) Ant
General
1 3 (17.65%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Banking
3 1 (5.88%) Financial Institution
3 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.88%) Advertising
3 1 (5.88%) Retail
3 1 (5.88%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (70.59%) Linux Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) Windows Server Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) Linux Administrator
2 2 (11.76%) Linux Support
2 2 (11.76%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) Linux Support Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) Windows Support Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) Linux Server Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) Desktop Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) UNIX Administrator
2 2 (11.76%) Server Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) Server Support Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) UNIX Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) Desktop Support
2 2 (11.76%) Server Support
2 2 (11.76%) Support Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) Administrator
3 1 (5.88%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) XML
1 1 (5.88%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (52.94%) Thin Client
1 9 (52.94%) Fat Client
2 3 (17.65%) Clustering
3 1 (5.88%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 17 (100.00%) Linux
2 14 (82.35%) UNIX
3 9 (52.94%) Windows Server 2003
3 9 (52.94%) Windows
3 9 (52.94%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (52.94%) Windows 7
4 8 (47.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (29.41%) Solaris
6 3 (17.65%) HPUX
7 2 (11.76%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 2 (11.76%) Ubuntu
7 2 (11.76%) SUSE
7 2 (11.76%) Debian
8 1 (5.88%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (17.65%) Incident Management
1 3 (17.65%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (11.76%) DevOps
2 2 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (11.76%) Configuration Management
2 2 (11.76%) ITIL
3 1 (5.88%) Data Modelling
3 1 (5.88%) Server Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 14 (82.35%) Korn
2 13 (76.47%) Perl
3 11 (64.71%) C
4 9 (52.94%) VB
5 3 (17.65%) Shell Script
6 2 (11.76%) Bash Shell
6 2 (11.76%) C++
6 2 (11.76%) Java
7 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (35.29%) HNC
1 6 (35.29%) CCA
1 6 (35.29%) Citrix Certification
1 6 (35.29%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (35.29%) MCSE
2 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 11 (64.71%) NFS
2 9 (52.94%) Active Directory
3 2 (11.76%) Samba
4 1 (5.88%) Sendmail
4 1 (5.88%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 10 (58.82%) NetBackup
2 9 (52.94%) Nagios
3 2 (11.76%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 2 (11.76%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (11.76%) YaST
3 2 (11.76%) Puppet
4 1 (5.88%) Legato
Vendors
1 16 (94.12%) Red Hat
2 11 (64.71%) HP
3 10 (58.82%) EMC
4 9 (52.94%) Citrix
4 9 (52.94%) Isilon
5 6 (35.29%) Veritas
6 3 (17.65%) Sun
6 3 (17.65%) VMware
6 3 (17.65%) Altiris
7 2 (11.76%) Symantec
8 1 (5.88%) Oracle
8 1 (5.88%) Sybase
8 1 (5.88%) IBM
8 1 (5.88%) TIBCO