Period
to 25 September 2020

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 25 September 2020 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
25 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 74 229 246
Rank change year-on-year +155 +17 -69
Contract jobs citing Shell Script 93 140 155
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the South East 2.63% 0.98% 0.94%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.15% 2.67% 2.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 68 100
Median daily rate £475 £500 £448
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +11.73% +5.29%
10th Percentile £363 £363 £313
90th Percentile £638 £638 £575
England median daily rate £480 £495 £500
% change year-on-year -3.03% -1.00% +7.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 5
Median hourly rate £45.00 - £49.50
10th Percentile £36.75 - £40.90
90th Percentile £55.25 - £60.25
England median hourly rate £35.00 £50.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year -30.00% +42.86% -11.39%

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 1,141 5,240 6,631
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 32.30% 36.51% 40.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 706 3,252 4,192
Median daily rate £463 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £300 £313 £313
90th Percentile £601 £588 £575
England median daily rate £500 £480 £475
% change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 150 195
Median hourly rate £42.25 £46.59 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.31% +3.52% -
10th Percentile £14.88 £21.79 £21.25
90th Percentile £60.00 £61.85 £53.25
Median hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £42.13
% change year-on-year -22.22% +6.82% +5.31%

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 25 September 2020.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Shell Script in the South East over the 6 months to 25 September 2020.

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 25 September 2020. 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
Thames Valley +129 63 £475 -5.00% 3
Buckinghamshire +61 42 £450 -10.00%
Hampshire +63 22 £480 +9.71% 2
Berkshire +75 21 £488 +8.33% 3
Surrey +73 2 £375 -40.00% 2
Kent +29 2 - -
West Sussex +43 1 - -
East Sussex +35 1 - -
Middlesex - 1 £300 -
Shell Script
England

For the 6 months to 25 September 2020, 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 60 (64.52%) Security Cleared
2 59 (63.44%) Oracle
3 57 (61.29%) SQL
4 49 (52.69%) SC Cleared
5 42 (45.16%) PL/SQL
6 41 (44.09%) Linux
6 41 (44.09%) Migration
7 39 (41.94%) Data Migration
8 36 (38.71%) Unit Testing
9 35 (37.63%) Oracle Payables
10 33 (35.48%) General Ledger
11 31 (33.33%) E-business
12 24 (25.81%) Analytics
13 23 (24.73%) Cash Management
13 23 (24.73%) Oracle Cash Management
14 21 (22.58%) ERP
15 19 (20.43%) Oracle Receivables
16 18 (19.35%) IBM
16 18 (19.35%) Red Hat
17 17 (18.28%) Windows
17 17 (18.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 17 (18.28%) DevOps
18 15 (16.13%) Business Intelligence
19 14 (15.05%) Middleware
19 14 (15.05%) Microsoft
19 14 (15.05%) Open Source
19 14 (15.05%) Bash Shell
20 13 (13.98%) Oracle SOA Suite
20 13 (13.98%) Agile Software Development
20 13 (13.98%) IBM Integration Bus

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 13 (13.98%) Apache Geronimo
1 13 (13.98%) Apache TomEE
1 13 (13.98%) JBoss
1 13 (13.98%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 13 (13.98%) Tomcat
1 13 (13.98%) WebSphere
1 13 (13.98%) WebSphere Application Server
2 4 (4.30%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.08%) Apache
3 1 (1.08%) Confluence
3 1 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.08%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.08%) nginx
3 1 (1.08%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (1.08%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (2.15%) Windchill
2 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 35 (37.63%) Oracle Payables
2 23 (24.73%) Oracle Cash Management
3 19 (20.43%) Oracle Receivables
4 7 (7.53%) Documaker
4 7 (7.53%) Oracle Applications
4 7 (7.53%) Oracle EBS
5 5 (5.38%) Oracle ERP
6 2 (2.15%) Oracle BPM
6 2 (2.15%) Oracle General Ledger
6 2 (2.15%) Remedy ITSM
6 2 (2.15%) Teamcenter
7 1 (1.08%) Oracle EBS R12
7 1 (1.08%) Oracle Payroll
Cloud Services
1 12 (12.90%) Azure
1 12 (12.90%) PaaS
2 10 (10.75%) IaaS
3 9 (9.68%) Power Platform
4 8 (8.60%) SaaS
5 2 (2.15%) AWS
5 2 (2.15%) GitHub
6 1 (1.08%) Amazon S3
6 1 (1.08%) Apigee
6 1 (1.08%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (1.08%) Datadog
6 1 (1.08%) Office 365
6 1 (1.08%) OpenShift
6 1 (1.08%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.45%) DNS
2 5 (5.38%) Firewall
3 3 (3.23%) SAN
3 3 (3.23%) VPN
4 2 (2.15%) DMZ
4 2 (2.15%) Fibre Channel
4 2 (2.15%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.08%) BGP
5 1 (1.08%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (1.08%) DHCP
5 1 (1.08%) IPv6
5 1 (1.08%) NetScaler
5 1 (1.08%) Network Security
5 1 (1.08%) OSPF
5 1 (1.08%) SSL
5 1 (1.08%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (10.75%) Hadoop
2 9 (9.68%) Data Lake
2 9 (9.68%) HDInsight
2 9 (9.68%) Power BI
2 9 (9.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (8.60%) Oracle Database
3 8 (8.60%) Oracle Database 12c
4 6 (6.45%) SQL Server
5 4 (4.30%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (2.15%) Oracle ODI
6 2 (2.15%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (2.15%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.08%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (1.08%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.08%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.08%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (1.08%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 1 (1.08%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (1.08%) Oracle Discoverer
7 1 (1.08%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 9 (9.68%) Visual Studio
2 3 (3.23%) Git (software)
2 3 (3.23%) Subversion
3 2 (2.15%) JDeveloper
3 2 (2.15%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.15%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (1.08%) Bitbucket
4 1 (1.08%) FishEye
4 1 (1.08%) JIRA
4 1 (1.08%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (1.08%) PowerBuilder
4 1 (1.08%) SonarQube
4 1 (1.08%) Toad
General
1 33 (35.48%) General Ledger
2 12 (12.90%) Public Sector
3 5 (5.38%) Manufacturing
3 5 (5.38%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.23%) Finance
5 2 (2.15%) Aerospace
5 2 (2.15%) Electronics
5 2 (2.15%) Marketing
6 1 (1.08%) Back Office
6 1 (1.08%) Law
Job Titles
1 32 (34.41%) Developer
2 21 (22.58%) Technical Developer
3 15 (16.13%) Oracle Developer
4 13 (13.98%) ERP Developer
5 12 (12.90%) DevOps Engineer
6 10 (10.75%) DBA
7 9 (9.68%) WebSphere Specialist
8 8 (8.60%) Consultant
8 8 (8.60%) Oracle DBA
9 6 (6.45%) Applications Specialist
9 6 (6.45%) Architect
9 6 (6.45%) Server Specialist
9 6 (6.45%) WebSphere Server Specialist
10 5 (5.38%) Migration Consultant
11 4 (4.30%) Administrator
11 4 (4.30%) Data Consultant
11 4 (4.30%) Data Migration Consultant
11 4 (4.30%) Oracle Applications DBA
11 4 (4.30%) Oracle Consultant
11 4 (4.30%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (15.05%) Middleware
2 13 (13.98%) IBM Integration Bus
2 13 (13.98%) WebSphere MQ
3 11 (11.83%) Oracle Fusion
4 5 (5.38%) SAML
5 4 (4.30%) REST
6 3 (3.23%) OpenID
6 3 (3.23%) SOAP
6 3 (3.23%) XML
7 2 (2.15%) Flask
7 2 (2.15%) Itk
7 2 (2.15%) JSON
7 2 (2.15%) LDAP
7 2 (2.15%) XSLT
8 1 (1.08%) 802.1X
8 1 (1.08%) HTML5
8 1 (1.08%) jQuery
8 1 (1.08%) Node.js
8 1 (1.08%) OAuth
8 1 (1.08%) React
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.30%) Clustering
2 2 (2.15%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.08%) Cloud Native
3 1 (1.08%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.08%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (1.08%) Industry 4.0
3 1 (1.08%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (1.08%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.08%) Private Cloud
3 1 (1.08%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (1.08%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 41 (44.09%) Linux
2 17 (18.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 17 (18.28%) Windows
3 11 (11.83%) Unix
4 3 (3.23%) Windows Server
5 2 (2.15%) CentOS
6 1 (1.08%) AIX
6 1 (1.08%) Data ONTAP
6 1 (1.08%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (44.09%) Migration
2 39 (41.94%) Data Migration
3 36 (38.71%) Unit Testing
4 31 (33.33%) E-business
5 24 (25.81%) Analytics
6 23 (24.73%) Cash Management
7 21 (22.58%) ERP
8 17 (18.28%) DevOps
9 15 (16.13%) Business Intelligence
10 14 (15.05%) Open Source
11 13 (13.98%) Agile Software Development
11 13 (13.98%) SOA
12 11 (11.83%) BPEL
13 9 (9.68%) Continuous Integration
13 9 (9.68%) Data Management
13 9 (9.68%) Data-Driven Testing
13 9 (9.68%) Security Testing
13 9 (9.68%) Task Automation
13 9 (9.68%) Test Automation
14 8 (8.60%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 57 (61.29%) SQL
2 42 (45.16%) PL/SQL
3 14 (15.05%) Bash Shell
4 9 (9.68%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
5 8 (8.60%) Java
6 7 (7.53%) Perl
7 5 (5.38%) Python
8 3 (3.23%) AWK
8 3 (3.23%) Bourne shell
8 3 (3.23%) C
8 3 (3.23%) C++
8 3 (3.23%) JavaScript
8 3 (3.23%) PowerShell
9 2 (2.15%) C#
9 2 (2.15%) Korn
10 1 (1.08%) C-shell
10 1 (1.08%) MATLAB
10 1 (1.08%) sed
Qualifications
1 60 (64.52%) Security Cleared
2 49 (52.69%) SC Cleared
3 11 (11.83%) DV Cleared
4 2 (2.15%) MCAD
4 2 (2.15%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.15%) RHCE
4 2 (2.15%) RHCSA
5 1 (1.08%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.08%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.15%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.08%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.08%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.08%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (10.75%) Virtual Machines
2 9 (9.68%) Active Directory
3 3 (3.23%) Docker
4 2 (2.15%) vSphere
5 1 (1.08%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.08%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.08%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.08%) VMware NSX
5 1 (1.08%) XenApp
5 1 (1.08%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (4.30%) Kubernetes
2 3 (3.23%) Ansible
3 2 (2.15%) Docker Swarm
3 2 (2.15%) NetBackup
3 2 (2.15%) Netcool
3 2 (2.15%) Netcool/OMNIbus
3 2 (2.15%) Red Hat Satellite
3 2 (2.15%) Single Sign-On
3 2 (2.15%) yum
4 1 (1.08%) Istio
4 1 (1.08%) SCOM
4 1 (1.08%) vRealize
Vendors
1 59 (63.44%) Oracle
2 18 (19.35%) IBM
2 18 (19.35%) Red Hat
3 14 (15.05%) Microsoft
4 9 (9.68%) Informatica
5 8 (8.60%) Hortonworks
6 2 (2.15%) BMC
6 2 (2.15%) Centrify
6 2 (2.15%) Remedy
6 2 (2.15%) SAP
6 2 (2.15%) ServiceNow
6 2 (2.15%) Siebel
6 2 (2.15%) Veritas
6 2 (2.15%) VMware
6 2 (2.15%) WSO2
6 2 (2.15%) xMatters
7 1 (1.08%) Cisco
7 1 (1.08%) Google
7 1 (1.08%) Klocwork
7 1 (1.08%) SolarWinds