The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 27 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
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Shell Scripting (Shell Programming)
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 54 74 -
Rank change year-on-year +20 -  
Contract jobs citing Shell Script 5 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.77% 0.69% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.65% 2.43% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 0
Median daily rate £500 £270 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +85.18% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £404 £400 £350
% change year-on-year +1.00% +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 Reading with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Reading
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 189 288 328
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 29.12% 28.54% 32.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 189 214
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £338 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 3
Median hourly rate £14.00 £9.00 £55.65
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +55.55% -83.82%  
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 Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading 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 Reading

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Shell Script in Reading

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Shell Script in Reading over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Shell Script in Reading

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Shell Script in Reading

Shell Script
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 27 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 Reading region with a requirement for Shell Script.

1 17 (77.27%) Unix
1 17 (77.27%) Linux
2 16 (72.73%) Windows
3 15 (68.18%) Cisco
3 15 (68.18%) VMware
3 15 (68.18%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (63.64%) Solaris
5 13 (59.09%) IBM
5 13 (59.09%) EMC
5 13 (59.09%) SAN
5 13 (59.09%) NetApp
5 13 (59.09%) Mainframe
5 13 (59.09%) AIX
5 13 (59.09%) IBM Mainframe
5 13 (59.09%) EMC VNX
5 13 (59.09%) EMC VMAX
6 11 (50.00%) Data Centre
6 11 (50.00%) Law
7 7 (31.82%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 4 (18.18%) Python
8 4 (18.18%) Finance
9 3 (13.64%) Customer Requirements
9 3 (13.64%) SDLC
9 3 (13.64%) Jenkins
9 3 (13.64%) Oracle Database
9 3 (13.64%) Performance Tuning
9 3 (13.64%) SC Cleared
9 3 (13.64%) Security Cleared
9 3 (13.64%) Unit Testing
9 3 (13.64%) Continuous Integration

Shell Script
Top Related IT Skills in Reading 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 (9.09%) Apache
1 2 (9.09%) OpenStack
2 1 (4.55%) CloudStack
2 1 (4.55%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (59.09%) SAN
2 1 (4.55%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (4.55%) DHCP
2 1 (4.55%) DNS
2 1 (4.55%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (4.55%) Firewall
2 1 (4.55%) HTTP
2 1 (4.55%) IMAP
2 1 (4.55%) iSCSI
2 1 (4.55%) LDAP
2 1 (4.55%) MRTG
2 1 (4.55%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (4.55%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.64%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.55%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.55%) Gerrit
General
1 11 (50.00%) Law
2 4 (18.18%) Finance
3 3 (13.64%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (22.73%) Storage Engineer
2 4 (18.18%) Cisco Engineer
2 4 (18.18%) Developer
3 3 (13.64%) Consultant
3 3 (13.64%) Oracle Developer
3 3 (13.64%) PL/SQL Developer
3 3 (13.64%) Senior Developer
3 3 (13.64%) Senior Oracle Developer
3 3 (13.64%) Senior PL/SQL Developer
3 3 (13.64%) Senior SQL Developer
3 3 (13.64%) SQL Developer
3 3 (13.64%) Team Leader
4 2 (9.09%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Storage Consultant
4 2 (9.09%) Storage Specialist
5 1 (4.55%) Applications Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) Java Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Network Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Storage Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) JSON
1 1 (4.55%) Middleware
1 1 (4.55%) RabbitMQ
1 1 (4.55%) REST
1 1 (4.55%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 13 (59.09%) EMC VMAX
1 13 (59.09%) EMC VNX
1 13 (59.09%) IBM Mainframe
1 13 (59.09%) Mainframe
2 11 (50.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.55%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 17 (77.27%) Linux
1 17 (77.27%) Unix
2 16 (72.73%) Windows
3 14 (63.64%) Solaris
4 13 (59.09%) AIX
5 1 (4.55%) CentOS
5 1 (4.55%) Debian
5 1 (4.55%) Mac OS
5 1 (4.55%) Ubuntu
5 1 (4.55%) Windows 7
5 1 (4.55%) Windows 8
5 1 (4.55%) Windows Server
5 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (13.64%) Customer Requirements
1 3 (13.64%) ETL
1 3 (13.64%) Performance Tuning
1 3 (13.64%) SDLC
1 3 (13.64%) Unit Testing
2 2 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (9.09%) Business Continuity
2 2 (9.09%) DevOps
2 2 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (4.55%) Configuration Management
3 1 (4.55%) IT Strategy
3 1 (4.55%) ITIL
3 1 (4.55%) Load Balancing
3 1 (4.55%) Migration
3 1 (4.55%) Open Source
3 1 (4.55%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (4.55%) Scrum
3 1 (4.55%) Service Management
3 1 (4.55%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 4 (18.18%) Python
2 3 (13.64%) Bash Shell
2 3 (13.64%) Perl
2 3 (13.64%) PL/SQL
2 3 (13.64%) SQL
3 2 (9.09%) PowerShell
4 1 (4.55%) C
4 1 (4.55%) Java
4 1 (4.55%) Korn
4 1 (4.55%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) SC Cleared
1 3 (13.64%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.55%) CCNA
2 1 (4.55%) CCNP
2 1 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (4.55%) JNCIA
System Software
1 15 (68.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.55%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.55%) Ceph
2 1 (4.55%) Docker
2 1 (4.55%) Dovecot
2 1 (4.55%) iptables
2 1 (4.55%) KVM
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (4.55%) Sendmail
2 1 (4.55%) Squid
2 1 (4.55%) Virtual Desktop
2 1 (4.55%) vSphere
2 1 (4.55%) Xen
2 1 (4.55%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 7 (31.82%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 3 (13.64%) Puppet
3 2 (9.09%) Ansible
3 2 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (4.55%) Cacti
4 1 (4.55%) Cobbler
4 1 (4.55%) HAProxy
4 1 (4.55%) Nagios
4 1 (4.55%) Oracle ZFS
4 1 (4.55%) RANCID
4 1 (4.55%) Salt
4 1 (4.55%) SCCM
Vendors
1 15 (68.18%) Cisco
1 15 (68.18%) VMware
2 13 (59.09%) EMC
2 13 (59.09%) IBM
2 13 (59.09%) NetApp
3 3 (13.64%) Oracle
4 1 (4.55%) Extreme Networks
4 1 (4.55%) F5
4 1 (4.55%) Juniper
4 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.55%) Red Hat