The table below looks at the statistics for Shell Script skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Shell Script over the 3 months to 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Shell Scripting (Shell Programming)
Rank 49 41 43
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +2
Contract jobs citing Shell Script 8 13 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.27% 2.28% 1.71%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.37% 6.47% 4.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 0
Average daily rate
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£360 £243 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+48.45% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £370 £375
% change year-on-year
-5.40% -1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 4
Average hourly rate £26.00 £32.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -12.16%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £35.20 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+2.98% -12.00%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Programming Languages Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
183 201 181
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 29.05% 35.20% 34.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 120 93
Average daily rate £336 £313 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.60% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 11
Average hourly rate £22.50 £16.50 £34.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -51.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.00 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £32.50 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

Shell Script
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Shell Script across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Shell Script Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Shell Script
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Shell Script Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Shell Script
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Shell Script Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

Shell Script
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing Shell Script also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Shell Script.

1 13 (100.00%) UNIX
2 7 (53.85%) Oracle
3 6 (46.15%) SQL Server
3 6 (46.15%) SQL
3 6 (46.15%) Solaris
3 6 (46.15%) Linux
3 6 (46.15%) ETL
3 6 (46.15%) SAN
3 6 (46.15%) Ab Initio
3 6 (46.15%) VMware
3 6 (46.15%) Netezza
3 6 (46.15%) Data Extraction
3 6 (46.15%) Mentoring
4 3 (23.08%) SUSE
4 3 (23.08%) PowerShell
4 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (23.08%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 3 (23.08%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 3 (23.08%) Symmetrix DMX
4 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (23.08%) Korn
4 3 (23.08%) Wiki
4 3 (23.08%) Banking
4 3 (23.08%) Clustering
4 3 (23.08%) NetBackup
4 3 (23.08%) Veritas
4 3 (23.08%) Red Hat
4 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (23.08%) EMC
4 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP

Shell Script
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing Shell Script also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Shell Script. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (23.08%) SharePoint
2 1 (7.69%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (46.15%) SAN
2 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
3 1 (7.69%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (46.15%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) RDBMS
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
2 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
General
1 3 (23.08%) Banking
2 2 (15.38%) Investment Banking
3 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (23.08%) Developer
1 3 (23.08%) Systems Administrator
1 3 (23.08%) Administrator
1 3 (23.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 3 (23.08%) UNIX Systems Administrator
1 3 (23.08%) UNIX Administrator
2 2 (15.38%) Ab Initio Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Java Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) J2EE
1 1 (7.69%) JSP
1 1 (7.69%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 6 (46.15%) Data Extraction
2 3 (23.08%) Symmetrix DMX
2 3 (23.08%) Clustering
2 3 (23.08%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) UNIX
2 6 (46.15%) Solaris
2 6 (46.15%) Linux
3 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (23.08%) SUSE
3 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (23.08%) Windows
3 3 (23.08%) HPUX
3 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) ETL
1 6 (46.15%) Mentoring
2 2 (15.38%) ITIL
3 1 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) SQL
2 3 (23.08%) VB
2 3 (23.08%) Korn
2 3 (23.08%) PowerShell
3 1 (7.69%) VBA
3 1 (7.69%) C
3 1 (7.69%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 3 (23.08%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Oracle
2 6 (46.15%) Ab Initio
2 6 (46.15%) VMware
2 6 (46.15%) Netezza
3 3 (23.08%) IBM
3 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
3 3 (23.08%) Sun
3 3 (23.08%) EMC
3 3 (23.08%) Veritas
3 3 (23.08%) Red Hat
4 1 (7.69%) Symantec
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