Period
to 15 January 2021

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 15 January 2021 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
15 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 148 214 215
Rank change year-on-year +66 +1 -48
Contract jobs citing Shell Script 32 103 167
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the South East 0.75% 0.87% 1.04%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.43% 2.50% 2.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 55 88
Median daily rate £390 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.89% +5.56% +9.09%
10th Percentile £307 £374 £311
90th Percentile £541 £598 £575
England median daily rate £450 £475 £500
% change year-on-year -5.26% -5.00% +5.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Median hourly rate £55.00 £41.75 £53.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +31.74% -22.33% +34.38%
10th Percentile £52.50 £39.63 £44.38
90th Percentile £57.50 £42.88 £62.13
England median hourly rate £52.50 £33.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +56.72% -16.25% -

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 the South East with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1,315 4,119 6,522
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 30.71% 34.93% 40.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 822 2,597 4,252
Median daily rate £438 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.78% +2.86% +6.06%
10th Percentile £284 £313 £313
90th Percentile £576 £588 £575
England median daily rate £482 £485 £475
% change year-on-year -0.62% +2.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 102 133 138
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -5.56% -
10th Percentile £13.38 £18.25 £26.28
90th Percentile £58.75 £73.75 £51.25
Median hourly rate £42.50 £44.00 £42.27
% change year-on-year -3.41% +4.11% +5.66%

Shell Script
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Shell Script as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Shell Script in the South East.

Daily rate trend for Shell Script in the South East

Shell Script
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Shell Script in the South East over the 6 months to 15 January 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Shell Script in the South East

Shell Script
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Shell Script in the South East.

Hourly rate trend 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 15 January 2021. 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
Hampshire +42 13 £522 +7.08% 2
Thames Valley +50 11 £369 -22.37% 3
Berkshire +49 9 £400 -15.79% 1
Surrey +45 3 £360 -23.20% 1
West Sussex +27 2 £390 -38.22%
Buckinghamshire +27 2 £260 -49.27% 1
Kent - 2 - -
Shell Script
England

For the 6 months to 15 January 2021, 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 21 (65.63%) Linux
2 14 (43.75%) Security Cleared
2 14 (43.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 13 (40.63%) Bash Shell
3 13 (40.63%) Red Hat
4 12 (37.50%) Oracle
5 10 (31.25%) SC Cleared
6 9 (28.13%) Open Source
6 9 (28.13%) Analytics
6 9 (28.13%) Unix
6 9 (28.13%) Tomcat
6 9 (28.13%) IBM
7 8 (25.00%) WebSphere MQ
7 8 (25.00%) JBoss
7 8 (25.00%) WebSphere Application Server
7 8 (25.00%) SQL
7 8 (25.00%) WebSphere
7 8 (25.00%) Apache TomEE
7 8 (25.00%) Apache Geronimo
7 8 (25.00%) IBM Integration Bus
8 7 (21.88%) Python
9 6 (18.75%) Windows
9 6 (18.75%) Middleware
9 6 (18.75%) Migration
9 6 (18.75%) PowerShell
9 6 (18.75%) DevOps
10 5 (15.63%) Git (software)
10 5 (15.63%) AWS
10 5 (15.63%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (15.63%) VMware

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 9 (28.13%) Tomcat
2 8 (25.00%) Apache Geronimo
2 8 (25.00%) Apache TomEE
2 8 (25.00%) JBoss
2 8 (25.00%) WebSphere
2 8 (25.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (9.38%) Apache
4 2 (6.25%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (6.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (6.25%) WebLogic
5 1 (3.13%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (3.13%) Confluence
5 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (3.13%) MS Exchange
5 1 (3.13%) nginx
5 1 (3.13%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Oracle BPM
1 2 (6.25%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (6.25%) Remedy ITSM
1 2 (6.25%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 5 (15.63%) AWS
2 3 (9.38%) GitHub
3 2 (6.25%) Azure
4 1 (3.13%) Amazon GuardDuty
4 1 (3.13%) Amazon S3
4 1 (3.13%) AWS CloudTrail
4 1 (3.13%) AWS CodeBuild
4 1 (3.13%) CloudFront
4 1 (3.13%) Datadog
4 1 (3.13%) Office 365
4 1 (3.13%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.50%) DNS
2 3 (9.38%) SAN
3 2 (6.25%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (6.25%) Firewall
4 1 (3.13%) DHCP
4 1 (3.13%) FTP
4 1 (3.13%) NetScaler
4 1 (3.13%) SSL
4 1 (3.13%) TCP/IP
4 1 (3.13%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.38%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.25%) SQLPlus
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle Exadata
3 1 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (3.13%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (15.63%) Git (software)
2 4 (12.50%) JIRA
3 3 (9.38%) GitLab
3 3 (9.38%) Subversion
4 2 (6.25%) Artifactory
4 2 (6.25%) Cucumber
4 2 (6.25%) JDeveloper
4 2 (6.25%) Jenkins
4 2 (6.25%) Selenium
4 2 (6.25%) SonarQube
5 1 (3.13%) Bitbucket
5 1 (3.13%) FishEye
5 1 (3.13%) GDB
5 1 (3.13%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (3.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (6.25%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.13%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 7 (21.88%) WebSphere Specialist
2 6 (18.75%) Applications Specialist
2 6 (18.75%) Developer
2 6 (18.75%) Server Specialist
2 6 (18.75%) WebSphere Server Specialist
3 4 (12.50%) Consultant
4 3 (9.38%) Administrator
5 2 (6.25%) DBA
5 2 (6.25%) Linux Administrator
5 2 (6.25%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 2 (6.25%) Migration Consultant
5 2 (6.25%) Remedy Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Senior Systems Administrator
5 2 (6.25%) Senior Unix Administrator
5 2 (6.25%) Software Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Solaris Systems Administrator
5 2 (6.25%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (6.25%) Test Automation Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Unix Administrator
5 2 (6.25%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (25.00%) IBM Integration Bus
1 8 (25.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 6 (18.75%) Middleware
3 4 (12.50%) REST
4 2 (6.25%) Elastic Stack
4 2 (6.25%) Flask
4 2 (6.25%) Itk
4 2 (6.25%) Keycloak
4 2 (6.25%) LAMP
4 2 (6.25%) Oracle Fusion
4 2 (6.25%) SOAP
4 2 (6.25%) XML
4 2 (6.25%) XSLT
5 1 (3.13%) .NET
5 1 (3.13%) EDI
5 1 (3.13%) JSON
5 1 (3.13%) Node.js
5 1 (3.13%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 1 (3.13%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (3.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (6.25%) Clustering
1 2 (6.25%) CMDB
1 2 (6.25%) Embedded Systems
1 2 (6.25%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.13%) Cloud Native
2 1 (3.13%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.13%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (3.13%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 21 (65.63%) Linux
2 14 (43.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (28.13%) Unix
4 6 (18.75%) Windows
5 3 (9.38%) AIX
6 2 (6.25%) CentOS
6 2 (6.25%) Oracle Linux
6 2 (6.25%) Solaris
6 2 (6.25%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 2 (6.25%) Windows Server
7 1 (3.13%) Data ONTAP
7 1 (3.13%) OpenWrt
7 1 (3.13%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (28.13%) Analytics
1 9 (28.13%) Open Source
2 6 (18.75%) DevOps
2 6 (18.75%) Migration
3 5 (15.63%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (12.50%) Change Management
4 4 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (9.38%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (9.38%) Information Security
5 3 (9.38%) ITIL
5 3 (9.38%) Problem-Solving
5 3 (9.38%) SOA
5 3 (9.38%) Test Automation
6 2 (6.25%) Analytical Thinking
6 2 (6.25%) Business Continuity
6 2 (6.25%) Defect Management
6 2 (6.25%) Patch Management
6 2 (6.25%) Server Hardening
6 2 (6.25%) Server Management
6 2 (6.25%) Storage Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (40.63%) Bash Shell
2 8 (25.00%) SQL
3 7 (21.88%) Python
4 6 (18.75%) PowerShell
5 5 (15.63%) Java
5 5 (15.63%) Perl
5 5 (15.63%) PL/SQL
6 4 (12.50%) C#
6 4 (12.50%) C++
7 3 (9.38%) AWK
7 3 (9.38%) Bourne shell
8 2 (6.25%) C
8 2 (6.25%) Go
8 2 (6.25%) JavaScript
8 2 (6.25%) Korn
8 2 (6.25%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
9 1 (3.13%) ActionScript
9 1 (3.13%) C-shell
9 1 (3.13%) MATLAB
9 1 (3.13%) sed
Qualifications
1 14 (43.75%) Security Cleared
2 10 (31.25%) SC Cleared
3 2 (6.25%) MCAD
3 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (3.13%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) Data Quality
2 1 (3.13%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (6.25%) Active Directory
1 2 (6.25%) Docker
1 2 (6.25%) Firmware
1 2 (6.25%) GlusterFS
1 2 (6.25%) NFS
1 2 (6.25%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 2 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.13%) Hyper-V
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (3.13%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (3.13%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (3.13%) VMware NSX
2 1 (3.13%) vSphere
2 1 (3.13%) XenApp
2 1 (3.13%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (12.50%) Ansible
2 3 (9.38%) Kubernetes
2 3 (9.38%) Terraform
3 2 (6.25%) NetBackup
3 2 (6.25%) Oracle ZFS
3 2 (6.25%) Red Hat Satellite
3 2 (6.25%) Red Hat Spacewalk
3 2 (6.25%) Sysdig
3 2 (6.25%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 1 (3.13%) Data Guard
4 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
4 1 (3.13%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (3.13%) SCOM
4 1 (3.13%) vRealize
Vendors
1 13 (40.63%) Red Hat
2 12 (37.50%) Oracle
3 9 (28.13%) IBM
4 5 (15.63%) VMware
5 4 (12.50%) HP
6 2 (6.25%) BMC
6 2 (6.25%) Brocade
6 2 (6.25%) Centrify
6 2 (6.25%) Dell
6 2 (6.25%) EMC
6 2 (6.25%) Microsoft
6 2 (6.25%) Remedy
6 2 (6.25%) StorageTek
6 2 (6.25%) Sun
6 2 (6.25%) Veritas
7 1 (3.13%) Klocwork
7 1 (3.13%) MathWorks
7 1 (3.13%) NetApp
7 1 (3.13%) SEEBURGER
7 1 (3.13%) SolarWinds