Period
to 17 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 17 October 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)
England > South East
6 months to
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 232 175 151
Rank change year-on-year -57 -24 -33
Contract jobs citing Shell Script 153 219 262
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.93% 1.35% 1.54%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.30% 3.82% 4.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 127 118
South East median daily rate £445 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.71% - -
10th Percentile £313 £323 £300
90th Percentile £575 £550 £538
England median daily rate £500 £474 £425
% change year-on-year +5.54% +11.47% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 5
South East median hourly rate £48.75 £39.75 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.64% -0.63% +53.85%
10th Percentile £40.43 £35.73 £29.45
90th Percentile £61.13 £45.58 £57.50
England median hourly rate £35.00 £39.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year -11.39% -1.25% +23.08%

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 the South East with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 6,656 5,738 6,065
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 40.41% 35.29% 35.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,242 3,563 3,737
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £312 £290 £275
90th Percentile £575 £544 £538
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 197 173 222
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +12.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £21.65 £17.00 £12.25
90th Percentile £52.50 £52.50 £55.50
England median hourly rate £42.27 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +5.66% +6.67% +2.74%

Shell Script
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Shell Script as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Shell Script in the South East

Shell Script
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Shell Script in the South East

Shell Script
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Shell Script in the South East over the 6 months to 17 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Shell Script in the South East

Shell Script
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Shell Script in the South East

Shell Script
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Shell Script in the South East over the 6 months to 17 October 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Shell Script in the South East

Shell Script
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 6 months to 17 October 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
Surrey -36 46 £500 +8.11% 8
Thames Valley -55 38 £450 +12.50% 10
Hampshire -33 33 £425 +6.25% 10
West Sussex +1 18 £411 +7.52% 1
Buckinghamshire -12 15 £400 +2.56% 2
Berkshire -38 15 £488 +21.88% 3
East Sussex +14 12 £375 - 1
Kent +10 8 £550 +65.41%
Oxfordshire +8 8 £475 - 5
Sussex - 1 £400 -
Shell Script
England

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 South East region with a requirement for Shell Script.

1 84 (54.90%) Linux
2 83 (54.25%) Unix
3 55 (35.95%) SQL
4 51 (33.33%) Oracle
5 46 (30.07%) Windows
6 37 (24.18%) Agile Software Development
7 35 (22.88%) Finance
8 34 (22.22%) Degree
9 33 (21.57%) Microsoft
10 31 (20.26%) PL/SQL
11 30 (19.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 29 (18.95%) Red Hat
13 28 (18.30%) Active Directory
13 28 (18.30%) Jenkins
14 26 (16.99%) Configuration Management
15 25 (16.34%) Performance Tuning
16 24 (15.69%) CentOS
17 23 (15.03%) Git (software)
17 23 (15.03%) Java
18 22 (14.38%) PowerShell
18 22 (14.38%) Microsoft Azure
18 22 (14.38%) Big Data
19 20 (13.07%) Python
20 19 (12.42%) Oracle Reports
20 19 (12.42%) Scrum
20 19 (12.42%) Puppet
20 19 (12.42%) Oracle Database
21 18 (11.76%) Data Centre
21 18 (11.76%) Office 365
21 18 (11.76%) Security Cleared

Shell Script
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 15 (9.80%) Apache
2 9 (5.88%) Apache Spark
3 6 (3.92%) Cloud Foundry
3 6 (3.92%) GemFire
4 5 (3.27%) Confluence
4 5 (3.27%) IBM Notes
5 2 (1.31%) nginx
6 1 (0.65%) CICS
6 1 (0.65%) CMS
6 1 (0.65%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.65%) IIS
6 1 (0.65%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.65%) SAS
6 1 (0.65%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (1.31%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (3.92%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (1.31%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.65%) Oracle BRM
3 1 (0.65%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.65%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.65%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 22 (14.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (11.76%) Office 365
3 17 (11.11%) Azure Active Directory
4 11 (7.19%) GitHub
5 10 (6.54%) Amazon AWS
6 6 (3.92%) PaaS
7 3 (1.96%) Azure Data Factory
7 3 (1.96%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (1.31%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (1.31%) AWS Lambda
8 2 (1.31%) CloudBees
8 2 (1.31%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (1.31%) OpenShift
8 2 (1.31%) Serverless
9 1 (0.65%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.65%) Google Play
9 1 (0.65%) Sauce Labs
9 1 (0.65%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.58%) DNS
2 5 (3.27%) DHCP
2 5 (3.27%) SAN
3 4 (2.61%) Fibre Channel
3 4 (2.61%) Internet
3 4 (2.61%) SSH
4 3 (1.96%) Broadband
4 3 (1.96%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.31%) 4G
5 2 (1.31%) 5G
5 2 (1.31%) Ethernet
5 2 (1.31%) ICMP
5 2 (1.31%) RS-232
5 2 (1.31%) SNMP
6 1 (0.65%) GPRS
6 1 (0.65%) GSM
6 1 (0.65%) iSCSI
6 1 (0.65%) Kerberos
6 1 (0.65%) LTE
6 1 (0.65%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (14.38%) Big Data
2 19 (12.42%) Oracle Database
2 19 (12.42%) Oracle Reports
3 18 (11.76%) Hadoop
4 16 (10.46%) Relational Database
4 16 (10.46%) SQL Server
5 12 (7.84%) NoSQL
6 11 (7.19%) HBase
6 11 (7.19%) RDBMS
7 10 (6.54%) Apache Hive
7 10 (6.54%) Data Warehouse
8 9 (5.88%) DB2
9 8 (5.23%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 7 (4.58%) MySQL
10 7 (4.58%) Oracle BI EE
10 7 (4.58%) Oracle Discoverer
11 6 (3.92%) MongoDB
11 6 (3.92%) Oracle Database 10g
12 5 (3.27%) Oracle Database 11g
13 4 (2.61%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 28 (18.30%) Jenkins
2 23 (15.03%) Git (software)
3 9 (5.88%) Oracle Forms
4 8 (5.23%) JIRA
5 7 (4.58%) PowerBuilder
5 7 (4.58%) Toad
6 6 (3.92%) Cucumber
6 6 (3.92%) Eclipse
6 6 (3.92%) Gradle
6 6 (3.92%) IntelliJ
6 6 (3.92%) JUnit
7 4 (2.61%) Bitbucket
7 4 (2.61%) Visual Studio Team System
8 3 (1.96%) ProC
8 3 (1.96%) Sonatype Nexus
8 3 (1.96%) Visual Studio
9 2 (1.31%) Artifactory
9 2 (1.31%) LoadRunner
9 2 (1.31%) Phabricator
9 2 (1.31%) Selenium
General
1 35 (22.88%) Finance
2 7 (4.58%) Banking
3 5 (3.27%) Manufacturing
3 5 (3.27%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.61%) Retail
5 2 (1.31%) Spanish Language
6 1 (0.65%) Avionics
6 1 (0.65%) Billing
6 1 (0.65%) General Ledger
6 1 (0.65%) Law
6 1 (0.65%) Legal
Job Titles
1 43 (28.10%) Administrator
2 33 (21.57%) Developer
3 17 (11.11%) Oracle Developer
4 16 (10.46%) DBA
5 15 (9.80%) Systems Administrator
6 14 (9.15%) Office 365 Administrator
7 12 (7.84%) Architect
8 11 (7.19%) Analyst
8 11 (7.19%) DevOps Engineer
8 11 (7.19%) Linux Administrator
8 11 (7.19%) Sybase DBA
9 8 (5.23%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 8 (5.23%) Oracle Analyst
9 8 (5.23%) Oracle DBA
9 8 (5.23%) Senior Developer
9 8 (5.23%) Senior Oracle Developer
10 7 (4.58%) Analyst Developer
10 7 (4.58%) Consultant
10 7 (4.58%) Senior Analyst
10 7 (4.58%) Senior Oracle Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (10.46%) JSON
2 15 (9.80%) Kafka
3 13 (8.50%) Middleware
4 12 (7.84%) Spring
5 11 (7.19%) RabbitMQ
6 10 (6.54%) HTML
7 9 (5.88%) RESTful
8 8 (5.23%) CSS
8 8 (5.23%) REST
9 6 (3.92%) SOAP
10 5 (3.27%) .NET
10 5 (3.27%) jQuery
10 5 (3.27%) LDAP
10 5 (3.27%) Node.js
10 5 (3.27%) XML
11 4 (2.61%) Apache Avro
11 4 (2.61%) Gherkin
11 4 (2.61%) J2EE
11 4 (2.61%) LAMP
11 4 (2.61%) Spring Cloud
Miscellaneous
1 18 (11.76%) Data Centre
2 13 (8.50%) Linux Command Line
3 12 (7.84%) Computer Science
4 11 (7.19%) Virtual Team
5 6 (3.92%) Management Information System
6 5 (3.27%) PKI
7 4 (2.61%) Algorithms
7 4 (2.61%) HACMP
8 3 (1.96%) CMDB
8 3 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.96%) Fintech
8 3 (1.96%) Social Media
9 2 (1.31%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (1.31%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 2 (1.31%) Mainframe
9 2 (1.31%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.65%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.65%) Embedded Systems
10 1 (0.65%) IBM Mainframe
10 1 (0.65%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 84 (54.90%) Linux
2 83 (54.25%) Unix
3 46 (30.07%) Windows
4 30 (19.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 24 (15.69%) CentOS
6 17 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
7 14 (9.15%) AIX
8 11 (7.19%) Windows Server
9 8 (5.23%) Solaris
10 2 (1.31%) Amazon Linux
10 2 (1.31%) Debian
10 2 (1.31%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.65%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (24.18%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (16.99%) Configuration Management
3 25 (16.34%) Performance Tuning
4 19 (12.42%) Scrum
5 18 (11.76%) Identity Management
5 18 (11.76%) Problem-Solving
6 17 (11.11%) DevOps
7 16 (10.46%) Migration
8 15 (9.80%) Continuous Integration
9 14 (9.15%) TDD
10 13 (8.50%) Disaster Recovery
10 13 (8.50%) OO
10 13 (8.50%) Validation
11 12 (7.84%) OOP
11 12 (7.84%) Project Management
11 12 (7.84%) Runbook
11 12 (7.84%) Unit Testing
12 11 (7.19%) Business Intelligence
13 10 (6.54%) ERP
13 10 (6.54%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 55 (35.95%) SQL
2 31 (20.26%) PL/SQL
3 23 (15.03%) Java
4 22 (14.38%) PowerShell
5 20 (13.07%) Python
6 14 (9.15%) Perl
7 11 (7.19%) T-SQL
8 10 (6.54%) JavaScript
9 8 (5.23%) Bash Shell
9 8 (5.23%) Korn
10 7 (4.58%) C
10 7 (4.58%) Groovy
10 7 (4.58%) Ruby
11 6 (3.92%) PHP
12 5 (3.27%) C++
13 4 (2.61%) AWK
13 4 (2.61%) Bourne shell
14 3 (1.96%) Scala
15 2 (1.31%) Go
15 2 (1.31%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 34 (22.22%) Degree
2 18 (11.76%) Security Cleared
3 15 (9.80%) SC Cleared
4 8 (5.23%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (1.96%) OCA
5 3 (1.96%) OCP
5 3 (1.96%) Oracle Certification
5 3 (1.96%) RHCE
5 3 (1.96%) RHCSA
6 1 (0.65%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.65%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.65%) MCSE
6 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.92%) QA
2 4 (2.61%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 4 (2.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (1.96%) GDPR
3 3 (1.96%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 2 (1.31%) Data Quality
4 2 (1.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.31%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.65%) PMO
5 1 (0.65%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (18.30%) Active Directory
2 13 (8.50%) Docker
3 12 (7.84%) HDFS
4 10 (6.54%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 4 (2.61%) GlusterFS
5 4 (2.61%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 4 (2.61%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 3 (1.96%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (0.65%) Apache Flume
7 1 (0.65%) iptables
7 1 (0.65%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.65%) Samba
7 1 (0.65%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.65%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.65%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 19 (12.42%) Puppet
2 17 (11.11%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 15 (9.80%) Ansible
4 7 (4.58%) Kubernetes
4 7 (4.58%) Terraform
5 6 (3.92%) Netcool
5 6 (3.92%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (2.61%) Hadoop YARN
6 4 (2.61%) NetBackup
6 4 (2.61%) Netcool/OMNIbus
6 4 (2.61%) Oracle ZFS
6 4 (2.61%) Red Hat Satellite
6 4 (2.61%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 4 (2.61%) Tivoli
6 4 (2.61%) Tivoli Monitoring
6 4 (2.61%) Veritas Storage Foundation
7 3 (1.96%) Kibana
7 3 (1.96%) Packer
7 3 (1.96%) Rancher
8 2 (1.31%) Icinga
Vendors
1 51 (33.33%) Oracle
2 33 (21.57%) Microsoft
3 29 (18.95%) Red Hat
4 11 (7.19%) Sybase
5 8 (5.23%) VMware
6 7 (4.58%) IBM
6 7 (4.58%) MicroStrategy
7 6 (3.92%) BMC
7 6 (3.92%) Cognos
7 6 (3.92%) Remedy
8 5 (3.27%) Centrify
8 5 (3.27%) EMC
8 5 (3.27%) Lotus
8 5 (3.27%) Thales
9 4 (2.61%) Brocade
9 4 (2.61%) HP
9 4 (2.61%) StorageTek
9 4 (2.61%) Sun
9 4 (2.61%) Veritas
10 3 (1.96%) Google