Period
to 16 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Slough 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 16 December 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)
Berkshire > Slough
6 months to
16 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 27 32 46
Rank change year-on-year +5 +14 +15
Contract jobs citing Shell Script 8 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 2.85% 1.67% 0.81%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.08% 4.55% 2.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 4
Slough median daily rate £450 - £304
Berkshire median daily rate £375 £500 £475
% change year-on-year -25.00% +5.26% +43.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Slough median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate £35.00 - -

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 Slough with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Slough
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 99 110 141
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 35.23% 36.67% 28.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 71 104
Slough median daily rate £400 £330 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.21% -5.71% +7.69%
10th Percentile £313 £281 £253
90th Percentile £525 £450 £456
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year - +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 5
Slough median hourly rate £41.00 £39.75 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.14% +59.00% -23.08%
10th Percentile £40.50 £36.75 £14.60
90th Percentile £41.50 £41.50 £41.45
Berkshire median hourly rate £33.00 £35.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +2.14% +7.69%

Shell Script
Job Vacancy Trend in Slough

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

Job vacancy trend for Shell Script in Slough

Shell Script
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Slough

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Shell Script in Slough

For the 6 months to 16 December 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 Slough region with a requirement for Shell Script.

1 7 (87.50%) Unix
2 5 (62.50%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) Perl
3 4 (50.00%) C++
3 4 (50.00%) Linux
4 3 (37.50%) Customer Requirements
5 2 (25.00%) IDMS
5 2 (25.00%) TPMS
5 2 (25.00%) VME
5 2 (25.00%) Regular Expression
5 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (25.00%) Refactoring
5 2 (25.00%) STL
5 2 (25.00%) Firewall
5 2 (25.00%) SSH
5 2 (25.00%) Fujitsu
5 2 (25.00%) Pascal
5 2 (25.00%) Tivoli
5 2 (25.00%) Netcool
5 2 (25.00%) Netcool/OMNIbus
5 2 (25.00%) Telnet
5 2 (25.00%) Python
5 2 (25.00%) OpenVMS
5 2 (25.00%) Fortran
5 2 (25.00%) FTP
5 2 (25.00%) SNMP
5 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
5 2 (25.00%) OLTP
5 2 (25.00%) IBM
5 2 (25.00%) COBOL

Shell Script
Co-occurring IT Skills in Slough 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 (25.00%) TPMS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) Firewall
1 2 (25.00%) FTP
1 2 (25.00%) SNMP
1 2 (25.00%) SSH
1 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (25.00%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) IDMS
1 2 (25.00%) OLTP
2 1 (12.50%) MongoDB
2 1 (12.50%) MySQL
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Architect
2 2 (25.00%) C++ Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) C++ Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Applications Support
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) Regular Expression
1 2 (25.00%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Unix
2 5 (62.50%) Windows
3 4 (50.00%) Linux
4 2 (25.00%) OpenVMS
4 2 (25.00%) VME
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Customer Requirements
2 2 (25.00%) Refactoring
3 1 (12.50%) Data Protection
3 1 (12.50%) High Availability
3 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) Perl
2 4 (50.00%) C++
3 2 (25.00%) C
3 2 (25.00%) C#
3 2 (25.00%) COBOL
3 2 (25.00%) Fortran
3 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (25.00%) Pascal
3 2 (25.00%) Python
4 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
4 1 (12.50%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) Netcool
1 2 (25.00%) Netcool/OMNIbus
1 2 (25.00%) Tivoli
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 1 (12.50%) SCCM
2 1 (12.50%) SCOM
2 1 (12.50%) WSUS
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Fujitsu
1 2 (25.00%) IBM
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft