Period
to 29 May 2020

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 29 May 2020 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
29 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 64 146 141
Rank change year-on-year +82 -5 -13
Contract jobs citing Shell Script 55 31 26
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Berkshire 2.68% 0.75% 0.66%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.79% 2.61% 2.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 16 14
Median daily rate £500 £513 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.44% +32.26% +3.33%
10th Percentile £411 £266 £280
90th Percentile £623 £638 £454
South East median daily rate £488 £465 £425
% change year-on-year +4.84% +9.41% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - - £43.75

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 626 1,190 1,239
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 30.51% 28.95% 31.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 398 709 691
Median daily rate £475 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +12.50% -
10th Percentile £312 £319 £306
90th Percentile £625 £600 £563
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 11 30
Median hourly rate £32.50 £45.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.78% +63.64% +12.24%
10th Percentile £18.25 £35.00 £8.00
90th Percentile £48.75 £51.50 £48.88
Median hourly rate £42.50 £46.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year -8.60% +9.41% -

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 29 May 2020.

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 29 May 2020. 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
Newbury +23 32 £500 -20.00%
Reading +20 8 £510 +69.86%
Bracknell +34 1 - -
Shell Script
South East

For the 6 months to 29 May 2020, 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 36 (65.45%) Perl
2 34 (61.82%) IBM
2 34 (61.82%) Netcool
2 34 (61.82%) Netcool/OMNIbus
3 27 (49.09%) Remedy
3 27 (49.09%) BMC
3 27 (49.09%) Siebel
3 27 (49.09%) Remedy ITSM
3 27 (49.09%) ServiceNow
3 27 (49.09%) xMatters
3 27 (49.09%) Problem-Solving
4 26 (47.27%) Analytical Skills
4 26 (47.27%) SC Cleared
4 26 (47.27%) Security Cleared
4 26 (47.27%) Network Management
4 26 (47.27%) REST
4 26 (47.27%) SOAP
4 26 (47.27%) Web Services
5 25 (45.45%) Cramer
5 25 (45.45%) SNMP
5 25 (45.45%) Amdocs OSS
6 21 (38.18%) Java
7 19 (34.55%) JavaScript
7 19 (34.55%) Python
8 18 (32.73%) Unit Testing
9 17 (30.91%) Integration Testing
9 17 (30.91%) Web Development
9 17 (30.91%) PHP
9 17 (30.91%) SQL
9 17 (30.91%) Smoke Testing

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 (3.64%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (1.82%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 27 (49.09%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.82%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 11 (20.00%) Azure
1 11 (20.00%) IaaS
2 10 (18.18%) PaaS
3 9 (16.36%) Power Platform
4 2 (3.64%) AWS
4 2 (3.64%) Serverless
5 1 (1.82%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (1.82%) Amazon EMR
5 1 (1.82%) Amazon S3
5 1 (1.82%) Apigee
5 1 (1.82%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (1.82%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (1.82%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (45.45%) SNMP
2 3 (5.45%) Firewall
3 2 (3.64%) DNS
4 1 (1.82%) DHCP
4 1 (1.82%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (18.18%) Hadoop
2 9 (16.36%) Data Lake
2 9 (16.36%) HDInsight
2 9 (16.36%) Power BI
2 9 (16.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (5.45%) Oracle Database
4 2 (3.64%) Big Data
4 2 (3.64%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (3.64%) Oracle Database 12c
4 2 (3.64%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.82%) Amazon Redshift
5 1 (1.82%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.82%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (1.82%) Informix
5 1 (1.82%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.82%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.82%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (16.36%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.82%) Oracle APEX
General
1 7 (12.73%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.64%) Finance
3 1 (1.82%) Law
3 1 (1.82%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 31 (56.36%) Designer
2 29 (52.73%) Architect
3 27 (49.09%) Solutions Designer
4 26 (47.27%) Solutions Architect
5 10 (18.18%) DevOps Engineer
6 7 (12.73%) Developer
7 4 (7.27%) Technical Engineer
8 3 (5.45%) Consultant
8 3 (5.45%) Linux Engineer
8 3 (5.45%) Oracle Developer
8 3 (5.45%) SQL Developer
9 2 (3.64%) AWS Engineer
9 2 (3.64%) Azure Engineer
9 2 (3.64%) Hadoop Engineer
9 2 (3.64%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 2 (3.64%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 2 (3.64%) PL/SQL Developer
10 1 (1.82%) Active Directory Engineer
10 1 (1.82%) Azure DevOps
10 1 (1.82%) Data Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (47.27%) REST
1 26 (47.27%) SOAP
1 26 (47.27%) Web Services
2 3 (5.45%) OpenID
2 3 (5.45%) SAML
3 2 (3.64%) LDAP
4 1 (1.82%) CSS
4 1 (1.82%) HTML
4 1 (1.82%) HTML5
4 1 (1.82%) Java SE
4 1 (1.82%) jQuery
4 1 (1.82%) JSON
4 1 (1.82%) OAuth
4 1 (1.82%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 26 (47.27%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.64%) Cloud Native
3 1 (1.82%) Clustering
3 1 (1.82%) Industry 4.0
3 1 (1.82%) Private Cloud
3 1 (1.82%) Public Cloud
3 1 (1.82%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 15 (27.27%) Linux
2 11 (20.00%) Windows
3 6 (10.91%) Unix
4 1 (1.82%) AIX
4 1 (1.82%) HPUX
4 1 (1.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (49.09%) Problem-Solving
2 26 (47.27%) Network Management
3 18 (32.73%) Unit Testing
4 17 (30.91%) Integration Testing
4 17 (30.91%) Smoke Testing
4 17 (30.91%) Web Development
5 14 (25.45%) DevOps
6 12 (21.82%) Business Intelligence
7 10 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (18.18%) Analytics
8 9 (16.36%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (16.36%) Data Management
8 9 (16.36%) Data-Driven Testing
8 9 (16.36%) Security Testing
8 9 (16.36%) Task Automation
8 9 (16.36%) Test Automation
9 8 (14.55%) Continuous Delivery
10 7 (12.73%) Scrum
11 6 (10.91%) Project Delivery
12 3 (5.45%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 36 (65.45%) Perl
2 21 (38.18%) Java
3 19 (34.55%) JavaScript
3 19 (34.55%) Python
4 17 (30.91%) PHP
4 17 (30.91%) SQL
5 4 (7.27%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.82%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.82%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.82%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.82%) VB
Qualifications
1 26 (47.27%) SC Cleared
1 26 (47.27%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 9 (16.36%) Virtual Machines
2 3 (5.45%) Docker
3 1 (1.82%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.82%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.82%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 34 (61.82%) Netcool
1 34 (61.82%) Netcool/OMNIbus
2 25 (45.45%) Amdocs OSS
3 3 (5.45%) Kubernetes
4 2 (3.64%) Docker Swarm
5 1 (1.82%) Data Guard
5 1 (1.82%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
5 1 (1.82%) Istio
5 1 (1.82%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (1.82%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 34 (61.82%) IBM
2 27 (49.09%) BMC
2 27 (49.09%) Remedy
2 27 (49.09%) ServiceNow
2 27 (49.09%) Siebel
2 27 (49.09%) xMatters
3 25 (45.45%) Cramer
4 11 (20.00%) Cisco
4 11 (20.00%) Huawei
4 11 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 11 (20.00%) Nokia
5 9 (16.36%) Informatica
6 8 (14.55%) Hortonworks
7 7 (12.73%) Oracle
8 2 (3.64%) WSO2
9 1 (1.82%) Google