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 3 months to 23 March 2017 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Shell Scripting (Shell Programming)
South East / Berkshire
Rank 83 101 119
Rank change year-on-year +18 +18  
Contract jobs citing Shell Script 17 21 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.93% 0.86% 0.48%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.81% 3.62% 1.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 14 7
Median daily rate £370 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.33% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £255 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £475 £417
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year - +14.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.50 £41.38 £36.25
% change year-on-year -52.87% +14.13%  

Shell Script is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 446 580 795
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 24.34% 23.62% 27.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 250 368 463
Median daily rate £425 £400 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +11.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £281 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 13 23
Median hourly rate £27.50 £19.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +44.73% -47.22%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £9.00 £17.22
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £55.55 £55.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

Shell Script
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing Shell Script as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for Shell Script in Berkshire

Shell Script
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Shell Script in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Shell Script in Berkshire

Shell Script
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Shell Script in Berkshire over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Shell Script in Berkshire

Shell Script
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Shell Script in Berkshire.

Contractor 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 3 months to 23 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +17 5 £500 +75.43% 2
Hungerford - 3 £253 -
Slough - 3 £370 -
Maidenhead -2 2 - -
Bracknell -2 1 - -
Shell Script
South East

Shell Script
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Shell Script also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Shell Script.

1 33 (82.50%) Linux
2 27 (67.50%) Unix
3 22 (55.00%) IBM
4 20 (50.00%) AIX
5 18 (45.00%) Windows
6 17 (42.50%) VMware
7 16 (40.00%) Solaris
7 16 (40.00%) Cisco
7 16 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 14 (35.00%) IBM Mainframe
8 14 (35.00%) EMC VNX
8 14 (35.00%) EMC VMAX
8 14 (35.00%) EMC
8 14 (35.00%) SAN
8 14 (35.00%) NetApp
8 14 (35.00%) Mainframe
9 13 (32.50%) Data Centre
10 12 (30.00%) Law
11 11 (27.50%) Python
11 11 (27.50%) SQL
12 9 (22.50%) Continuous Integration
13 7 (17.50%) Bash Shell
13 7 (17.50%) Jenkins
13 7 (17.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 7 (17.50%) Agile Software Development
14 6 (15.00%) JSON
14 6 (15.00%) DB2
14 6 (15.00%) Apache
14 6 (15.00%) Ansible
14 6 (15.00%) Performance Tuning

Shell Script
Top Related 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 6 (15.00%) Apache
2 4 (10.00%) WebSphere
3 3 (7.50%) Commerce Server
3 3 (7.50%) IBM HTTP Server
3 3 (7.50%) OpenStack
3 3 (7.50%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (5.00%) Tomcat
4 2 (5.00%) WebLogic
5 1 (2.50%) CloudStack
5 1 (2.50%) SAS
Business Applications
1 3 (7.50%) Fredhopper
2 2 (5.00%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (2.50%) Exstream
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.50%) GitHub
2 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (35.00%) SAN
2 1 (2.50%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (2.50%) DHCP
2 1 (2.50%) DNS
2 1 (2.50%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (2.50%) Firewall
2 1 (2.50%) HTTP
2 1 (2.50%) IMAP
2 1 (2.50%) iSCSI
2 1 (2.50%) LDAP
2 1 (2.50%) MRTG
2 1 (2.50%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (2.50%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.00%) DB2
2 3 (7.50%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (7.50%) DB2 UDB
2 3 (7.50%) Oracle Database
3 2 (5.00%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 7 (17.50%) Jenkins
2 3 (7.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 3 (7.50%) Bitbucket
2 3 (7.50%) Git (software)
2 3 (7.50%) JIRA
3 2 (5.00%) ProC
4 1 (2.50%) Gerrit
4 1 (2.50%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (2.50%) Vagrant
General
1 12 (30.00%) Law
2 5 (12.50%) Finance
2 5 (12.50%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (15.00%) Developer
2 5 (12.50%) Storage Engineer
3 4 (10.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 4 (10.00%) Consultant
4 3 (7.50%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (7.50%) Oracle Developer
4 3 (7.50%) PL/SQL Developer
4 3 (7.50%) Release Engineer
4 3 (7.50%) Senior Developer
4 3 (7.50%) Senior Oracle Developer
4 3 (7.50%) Senior PL/SQL Developer
4 3 (7.50%) Senior SQL Developer
4 3 (7.50%) Software Release Engineer
4 3 (7.50%) SQL Developer
4 3 (7.50%) Storage Specialist
4 3 (7.50%) Team Leader
5 2 (5.00%) Technical Operations Analyst
5 2 (5.00%) Unix Administrator
5 2 (5.00%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
5 2 (5.00%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (15.00%) JSON
2 3 (7.50%) Ajax
2 3 (7.50%) CSS
2 3 (7.50%) HTML
2 3 (7.50%) Middleware
2 3 (7.50%) RabbitMQ
2 3 (7.50%) Worklight
2 3 (7.50%) XML
3 2 (5.00%) J2EE
3 2 (5.00%) REST
3 2 (5.00%) Spring
4 1 (2.50%) .NET
4 1 (2.50%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 14 (35.00%) EMC VMAX
1 14 (35.00%) EMC VNX
1 14 (35.00%) IBM Mainframe
1 14 (35.00%) Mainframe
2 13 (32.50%) Data Centre
3 2 (5.00%) Linux Command Line
3 2 (5.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.50%) Private Cloud
4 1 (2.50%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 33 (82.50%) Linux
2 27 (67.50%) Unix
3 20 (50.00%) AIX
4 18 (45.00%) Windows
5 16 (40.00%) Solaris
6 3 (7.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (2.50%) CentOS
7 1 (2.50%) Debian
7 1 (2.50%) Mac OS
7 1 (2.50%) Ubuntu
7 1 (2.50%) Windows 7
7 1 (2.50%) Windows 8
7 1 (2.50%) Windows Server
7 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (22.50%) Continuous Integration
2 7 (17.50%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (15.00%) DevOps
3 6 (15.00%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (12.50%) Configuration Management
4 5 (12.50%) Migration
5 4 (10.00%) ITIL
6 3 (7.50%) Customer Requirements
6 3 (7.50%) E-Commerce
6 3 (7.50%) ETL
6 3 (7.50%) Mobile First
6 3 (7.50%) SDLC
6 3 (7.50%) Unit Testing
7 2 (5.00%) Business Continuity
7 2 (5.00%) Continuous Delivery
7 2 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (5.00%) ERP
7 2 (5.00%) TDD
7 2 (5.00%) Workflow
8 1 (2.50%) E-business
Programming Languages
1 11 (27.50%) Python
1 11 (27.50%) SQL
2 7 (17.50%) Bash Shell
3 5 (12.50%) Java
3 5 (12.50%) PL/SQL
4 4 (10.00%) Perl
5 3 (7.50%) JavaScript
5 3 (7.50%) Ruby
6 2 (5.00%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.50%) C
7 1 (2.50%) C++
7 1 (2.50%) Korn
7 1 (2.50%) R
Qualifications
1 3 (7.50%) SC Cleared
1 3 (7.50%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.50%) CCNA
2 1 (2.50%) CCNP
2 1 (2.50%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.50%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.50%) QA
2 1 (2.50%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (10.00%) Docker
3 1 (2.50%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.50%) Ceph
3 1 (2.50%) Dovecot
3 1 (2.50%) iptables
3 1 (2.50%) KVM
3 1 (2.50%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (2.50%) Sendmail
3 1 (2.50%) Squid
3 1 (2.50%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (2.50%) vSphere
3 1 (2.50%) Xen
3 1 (2.50%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 7 (17.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 6 (15.00%) Ansible
3 4 (10.00%) Puppet
4 3 (7.50%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (5.00%) MOM
6 1 (2.50%) Cacti
6 1 (2.50%) Cobbler
6 1 (2.50%) HAProxy
6 1 (2.50%) Nagios
6 1 (2.50%) Oracle ZFS
6 1 (2.50%) RANCID
6 1 (2.50%) Salt
6 1 (2.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 22 (55.00%) IBM
2 17 (42.50%) VMware
3 16 (40.00%) Cisco
4 14 (35.00%) EMC
4 14 (35.00%) NetApp
5 5 (12.50%) Oracle
5 5 (12.50%) Red Hat
6 3 (7.50%) AppDynamics
6 3 (7.50%) Atlassian
6 3 (7.50%) SAP
6 3 (7.50%) Splunk
7 1 (2.50%) Extreme Networks
7 1 (2.50%) F5
7 1 (2.50%) HP
7 1 (2.50%) Juniper
7 1 (2.50%) Microsoft