Period
to 23 April 2018

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 23 April 2018 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
23 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 143 133 131
Rank change year-on-year -10 -2 +26
Contract jobs citing Shell Script 26 30 49
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.65% 0.78% 1.00%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.09% 3.03% 4.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 13 32
Berkshire median daily rate £388 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% -6.25% +2.89%
10th Percentile £329 £288 £250
90th Percentile £451 £500 £486
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £40.00 - £36.25

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 1,243 990 1,200
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 30.87% 25.79% 24.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 695 578 738
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £300 £299 £264
90th Percentile £575 £538 £525
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +6.25% +5.26% +7.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 22 37
Berkshire median hourly rate £30.00 £24.75 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.21% +30.26% -46.85%
10th Percentile £8.00 £12.10 £11.15
90th Percentile £49.75 £47.35 £55.55
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% +11.89%

Shell Script
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

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

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 6 months to 23 April 2018.

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 23 April 2018. 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
Reading -2 8 £349 -17.94% 7
Newbury - 7 £400 - 2
Slough -1 6 £375 -
Shell Script
South East

For the 6 months to 23 April 2018, 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 17 (65.38%) Unix
2 16 (61.54%) Oracle
3 13 (50.00%) Telecoms
4 12 (46.15%) Linux
5 10 (38.46%) SQL
6 9 (34.62%) Red Hat
6 9 (34.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (30.77%) Oracle Database
8 7 (26.92%) Performance Tuning
8 7 (26.92%) PL/SQL
9 6 (23.08%) Firewall
9 6 (23.08%) Perl
9 6 (23.08%) Customer Requirements
10 5 (19.23%) ITIL
11 4 (15.38%) Python
11 4 (15.38%) C++
11 4 (15.38%) STL
11 4 (15.38%) OLTP
11 4 (15.38%) Solaris
11 4 (15.38%) 3GPP
11 4 (15.38%) SLA
11 4 (15.38%) Remedy
11 4 (15.38%) Network Planning
11 4 (15.38%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 4 (15.38%) Penetration Testing
11 4 (15.38%) Security Operations
11 4 (15.38%) Threat Modelling
11 4 (15.38%) Oracle Exadata
11 4 (15.38%) Operations Management
11 4 (15.38%) Security 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 3 (11.54%) Apache
2 2 (7.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (7.69%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.85%) Apache Solr
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle Coherence
Business Applications
1 2 (7.69%) BusinessWorks
1 2 (7.69%) Remedy ITSM
1 2 (7.69%) TIBCO iProcess
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (7.69%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (7.69%) AWS CloudFormation
1 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.85%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 1 (3.85%) AWS Lambda
2 1 (3.85%) IaaS
2 1 (3.85%) PaaS
2 1 (3.85%) SaaS
2 1 (3.85%) Serverless
2 1 (3.85%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (23.08%) Firewall
2 4 (15.38%) 3GPP
3 2 (7.69%) FTP
3 2 (7.69%) SNMP
3 2 (7.69%) SSH
3 2 (7.69%) TCP/IP
3 2 (7.69%) Telnet
4 1 (3.85%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (30.77%) Oracle Database
2 4 (15.38%) OLTP
2 4 (15.38%) Oracle Exadata
3 1 (3.85%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database 12c
General
1 13 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.85%) Billing
Job Titles
1 10 (38.46%) Consultant
2 7 (26.92%) DBA
2 7 (26.92%) Oracle DBA
3 4 (15.38%) C++ Consultant
3 4 (15.38%) C++ Developer
3 4 (15.38%) Developer
3 4 (15.38%) Test Leader
4 3 (11.54%) Security Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Test Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Ab Initio Consultant
5 2 (7.69%) Linux Consultant
5 2 (7.69%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Storage Consultant
5 2 (7.69%) Storage Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) AWS DevOps
6 1 (3.85%) AWS Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Middleware Specialist
6 1 (3.85%) Oracle Specialist
6 1 (3.85%) WebCenter Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (15.38%) STL
2 3 (11.54%) REST
3 2 (7.69%) Middleware
3 2 (7.69%) Regular Expression
3 2 (7.69%) Rendezvous
3 2 (7.69%) SOAP
3 2 (7.69%) TIBCO EMS
3 2 (7.69%) Web Services
4 1 (3.85%) Spring
4 1 (3.85%) Spring Boot
4 1 (3.85%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (7.69%) Public Cloud
1 2 (7.69%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 17 (65.38%) Unix
2 12 (46.15%) Linux
3 9 (34.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (15.38%) Solaris
5 2 (7.69%) Oracle Linux
5 2 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (26.92%) Performance Tuning
2 6 (23.08%) Customer Requirements
3 5 (19.23%) ITIL
4 4 (15.38%) Network Planning
4 4 (15.38%) Operations Management
4 4 (15.38%) Penetration Testing
4 4 (15.38%) Security Operations
4 4 (15.38%) Security Testing
4 4 (15.38%) Threat Modelling
4 4 (15.38%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 3 (11.54%) Incident Management
5 3 (11.54%) Runbook
6 2 (7.69%) Artificial Intelligence
6 2 (7.69%) Business Continuity
6 2 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (7.69%) Change Management
6 2 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (7.69%) Metaprogramming
6 2 (7.69%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (7.69%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 10 (38.46%) SQL
2 7 (26.92%) PL/SQL
3 6 (23.08%) Perl
4 4 (15.38%) C++
4 4 (15.38%) Python
5 3 (11.54%) Java
6 2 (7.69%) Bash Shell
6 2 (7.69%) JavaScript
6 2 (7.69%) Korn
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) Degree
2 1 (3.85%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (15.38%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (7.69%) Gluster
1 2 (7.69%) NFS
1 2 (7.69%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (3.85%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (3.85%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) BladeLogic
1 2 (7.69%) Control-M
1 2 (7.69%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
1 2 (7.69%) Netcool
1 2 (7.69%) Netcool/OMNIbus
1 2 (7.69%) TIBCO Hawk
1 2 (7.69%) Tivoli
2 1 (3.85%) Data Guard
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (3.85%) Puppet
2 1 (3.85%) Red Hat Satellite
2 1 (3.85%) Terraform
Vendors
1 16 (61.54%) Oracle
2 9 (34.62%) Red Hat
3 4 (15.38%) Remedy
4 3 (11.54%) TIBCO
5 2 (7.69%) Ab Initio
5 2 (7.69%) BMC
5 2 (7.69%) FairCom
5 2 (7.69%) HP
5 2 (7.69%) IBM