Period
to 14 June 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for Shell Script skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Shell Script over the 6 months to 14 June 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Shell Scripting (Shell Programming)
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
14 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 97 57 144
Rank change year-on-year -40 +87 -3
Contract jobs citing Shell Script 7 55 34
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.39% 2.89% 0.82%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.47% 9.62% 2.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 36 20
10th Percentile £303 £409 £273
25th Percentile £381 £459 £343
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £400 £500 £411
Median % change year-on-year -20.00% +21.58% +2.81%
75th Percentile £488 £535 £625
90th Percentile £495 £588 £638
South East median daily rate £400 £488 £450
% change year-on-year -17.95% +8.33% +2.86%

Shell Script is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 476 572 1,168
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 26.82% 30.01% 28.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 306 375 700
10th Percentile £300 £313 £313
25th Percentile £358 £388 £388
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £450 £475 £450
Median % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% +12.50%
75th Percentile £531 £545 £538
90th Percentile £588 £629 £607
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 10 9
10th Percentile £25.50 " £35.25
25th Percentile £29.63 £18.25 £42.50
Median hourly rate £47.50 £26.73 £45.00
Median % change year-on-year +77.74% -40.61% +63.64%
75th Percentile £60.50 £47.50 £48.75
90th Percentile £63.35 £49.34 £55.70
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £43.50 £47.50
% change year-on-year -2.30% -8.42% +11.76%

Shell Script
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing Shell Script as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Shell Script in Berkshire

Shell Script
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Shell Script in Berkshire.

Daily rate trend for Shell Script in Berkshire

Shell Script
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Shell Script in Berkshire over the 6 months to 14 June 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Shell Script in Berkshire

Shell Script
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Shell Script in Berkshire.

Hourly rate trend for Shell Script in Berkshire

Shell Script
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Shell Script within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 14 June 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bracknell +1 3 £394 -
Reading +3 2 £375 -26.47% 3
Shell Script
South East

For the 6 months to 14 June 2021, IT contractor jobs citing Shell Script also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Shell Script.

1 5 (71.43%) Security Cleared
2 4 (57.14%) SC Cleared
2 4 (57.14%) PowerShell
2 4 (57.14%) Windows
3 3 (42.86%) Linux
3 3 (42.86%) Java
3 3 (42.86%) Perl
3 3 (42.86%) C
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server
4 2 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (28.57%) FishEye
4 2 (28.57%) Jenkins
4 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
4 2 (28.57%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle
4 2 (28.57%) SOAP
4 2 (28.57%) Python
4 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
4 2 (28.57%) Red Hat
4 2 (28.57%) McAfee
4 2 (28.57%) Subversion
4 2 (28.57%) Unix
5 1 (14.29%) Spring
5 1 (14.29%) Maven
5 1 (14.29%) Artificial Intelligence
5 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
5 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Google
5 1 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM

Shell Script
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
2 1 (14.29%) Apache
2 1 (14.29%) Apache Spark
2 1 (14.29%) Confluence
2 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 1 (14.29%) MS Project Server
2 1 (14.29%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (14.29%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco IPT
1 1 (14.29%) CTI
1 1 (14.29%) DHCP
1 1 (14.29%) DNS
1 1 (14.29%) Firewall
1 1 (14.29%) IP Telephony
1 1 (14.29%) LAN
1 1 (14.29%) Reverse Proxy
1 1 (14.29%) SSL
1 1 (14.29%) Unified Communications
1 1 (14.29%) WAN
1 1 (14.29%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (14.29%) Apache Hive
2 1 (14.29%) Hadoop
2 1 (14.29%) MySQL
2 1 (14.29%) RDBMS
2 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) FishEye
1 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
1 2 (28.57%) Jenkins
1 2 (28.57%) Subversion
2 1 (14.29%) Bitbucket
2 1 (14.29%) Eclipse
2 1 (14.29%) JIRA
2 1 (14.29%) Maven
2 1 (14.29%) Postman
2 1 (14.29%) ProC
2 1 (14.29%) SoapUI
2 1 (14.29%) SonarQube
2 1 (14.29%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (14.29%) Documentation Skills
1 1 (14.29%) Electronics
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Social Skills
1 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (14.29%) Applications Engineer
1 1 (14.29%) Applications Support
1 1 (14.29%) Applications Support Engineer
1 1 (14.29%) Architect
1 1 (14.29%) Consultant
1 1 (14.29%) Designer
1 1 (14.29%) Developer
1 1 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
1 1 (14.29%) Hadoop Engineer
1 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (14.29%) Java Developer
1 1 (14.29%) Lead Developer
1 1 (14.29%) Lead Java Developer
1 1 (14.29%) Senior Consultant
1 1 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
1 1 (14.29%) Solutions Consultant
1 1 (14.29%) Solutions Designer
1 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) SOAP
2 1 (14.29%) Apache Camel
2 1 (14.29%) Apache CXF
2 1 (14.29%) Kafka
2 1 (14.29%) OpenJDK
2 1 (14.29%) POJO
2 1 (14.29%) Spring
2 1 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Clustering
1 1 (14.29%) Embedded Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Storage
1 1 (14.29%) Linux Command Line
1 1 (14.29%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Linux
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server
3 2 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (28.57%) Unix
4 1 (14.29%) Amazon Linux
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Vista
4 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (14.29%) Artificial Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Change Management
1 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
1 1 (14.29%) CRM
1 1 (14.29%) DevOps
1 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
1 1 (14.29%) Integration Testing
1 1 (14.29%) ITIL
1 1 (14.29%) Mathematics
1 1 (14.29%) Migration
1 1 (14.29%) Network Management
1 1 (14.29%) Physics
1 1 (14.29%) Requirements Management
1 1 (14.29%) SDLC
1 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
1 1 (14.29%) Software Licensing
1 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
1 1 (14.29%) UML
1 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) PowerShell
2 3 (42.86%) C
2 3 (42.86%) Java
2 3 (42.86%) Perl
3 2 (28.57%) Python
4 1 (14.29%) AWK
4 1 (14.29%) Bash Shell
4 1 (14.29%) Bourne shell
4 1 (14.29%) C#
4 1 (14.29%) C++
4 1 (14.29%) C-shell
4 1 (14.29%) MATLAB
4 1 (14.29%) sed
4 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) Security Cleared
2 4 (57.14%) SC Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (14.29%) Netcool
1 1 (14.29%) Netcool/OMNIbus
1 1 (14.29%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 1 (14.29%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) McAfee
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle
1 2 (28.57%) Red Hat
2 1 (14.29%) BMC
2 1 (14.29%) Borland
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco
2 1 (14.29%) Genesys
2 1 (14.29%) Google
2 1 (14.29%) HP
2 1 (14.29%) IBM
2 1 (14.29%) MathWorks
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) MicroStrategy
2 1 (14.29%) Remedy
2 1 (14.29%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (14.29%) SAP
2 1 (14.29%) Siebel
2 1 (14.29%) Sophos
2 1 (14.29%) Splunk
2 1 (14.29%) VMware