Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Kent 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 18 November 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.

Shell Scripting (Shell Programming)
South East > Kent
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 59 47 55
Rank change year-on-year -12 +8 +12
Contract jobs citing Shell Script 2 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 0.39% 0.80% 1.42%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.95% 2.17% 2.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 4
Kent median daily rate £340 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.62% - -31.58%
South East median daily rate £413 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -2.94% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Kent median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £39.75 £40.00 £28.13
% change year-on-year -0.63% +42.22% +108.33%

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 Kent with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Kent
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 210 184 283
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 40.62% 36.80% 50.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 117 181
Kent median daily rate £350 £350 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.48% +3.08%
10th Percentile £288 £260 £263
90th Percentile £563 £510 £475
South East median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 16
Kent median hourly rate £45.00 £17.42 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +158.40% -53.56% -6.25%
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% +7.14%

Shell Script
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

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

Job vacancy trend for Shell Script in Kent

Shell Script
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Shell Script in Kent

Shell Script
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Shell Script in Kent

Shell Script
Contract Job Locations in Kent

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 Kent region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. 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
Tunbridge Wells - 1 - -
Shell Script
South East

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 Kent region with a requirement for Shell Script.

1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) IIS
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Unix
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Solaris
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Apache
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Change Management
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 2 (100.00%) Reverse Proxy
1 2 (100.00%) EPiServer
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (50.00%) Line Management
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (50.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (50.00%) HTTPS
2 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Clustering
2 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) BusinessObjects

Shell Script
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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 (100.00%) Apache
1 2 (100.00%) EPiServer
1 2 (100.00%) IIS
2 1 (50.00%) JBoss
2 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (50.00%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Reverse Proxy
2 1 (50.00%) HTTPS
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) BusinessObjects
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Applications Support
2 1 (50.00%) Applications Support Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Service Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) J2EE
2 1 (50.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Solaris
1 2 (100.00%) Unix
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Change Management
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (50.00%) Line Management
2 1 (50.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) ISA Server
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) BEA
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (50.00%) Siebel
2 1 (50.00%) VMware