The table below looks at the statistics for Shell Script skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Shell Script over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Shell Scripting (Shell Programming)
Rank 42 43 46
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +3
Contract jobs citing Shell Script 6 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.33% 0.82% 0.73%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.86% 2.08% 1.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 2
Average daily rate
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£375 £283 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.74% -13.07%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £325 £375
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Average hourly rate £57.50 £51.00 £38.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.74% +32.03%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.73 £23.46 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+43.75% -37.44%
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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 Cambridge region.

Programming Languages Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
210 144 247
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 46.56% 39.34% 59.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 63 122
Average daily rate £350 £300 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £235 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 15 55
Average hourly rate £57.50 £45.00 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.77% +18.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.70 £32.50 £24.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.00 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

Shell Script
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

Shell Script Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Shell Script
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Shell Script Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

Shell Script
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Shell Script Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

Shell Script
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 6 (66.67%) Windows
2 5 (55.56%) Linux
2 5 (55.56%) PowerShell
3 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (44.44%) Windows 7
3 4 (44.44%) Bash Shell
3 4 (44.44%) Windows 8
3 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (44.44%) MS Office
3 4 (44.44%) MS Excel
3 4 (44.44%) DHCP
3 4 (44.44%) TCP/IP
3 4 (44.44%) DNS
3 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
3 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
3 4 (44.44%) SAN
4 3 (33.33%) IPv6
4 3 (33.33%) Python
4 3 (33.33%) UNIX
4 3 (33.33%) VMware
4 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (33.33%) Computer Science
4 3 (33.33%) SCCM
4 3 (33.33%) SCOM
4 3 (33.33%) SCVMM
4 3 (33.33%) SCOrch
4 3 (33.33%) Hadoop
4 3 (33.33%) Fibre Channel
5 2 (22.22%) Computer Architecture
5 2 (22.22%) Scrum

Shell Script
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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.

Applications
1 4 (44.44%) MS Office
1 4 (44.44%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) DHCP
1 4 (44.44%) TCP/IP
1 4 (44.44%) DNS
1 4 (44.44%) SAN
2 3 (33.33%) Fibre Channel
2 3 (33.33%) IPv6
3 1 (11.11%) LAN
3 1 (11.11%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) Hadoop
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (22.22%) Jenkins
2 1 (11.11%) Robotium
2 1 (11.11%) JUnit
2 1 (11.11%) Eclipse
2 1 (11.11%) IntelliJ
2 1 (11.11%) WinRunner
2 1 (11.11%) LoadRunner
2 1 (11.11%) JMeter
2 1 (11.11%) JIRA
2 1 (11.11%) Selenium
General
1 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
2 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Support Specialist
2 2 (22.22%) Server Support Specialist
2 2 (22.22%) Software Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Server Support
2 2 (22.22%) Network Specialist
2 2 (22.22%) Server Specialist
2 2 (22.22%) Network Support Specialist
2 2 (22.22%) Network Support
2 2 (22.22%) Build Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Software Build Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) IT Support Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Server Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) IT Support
3 1 (11.11%) Software Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Developer
3 1 (11.11%) DBA
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle DBA
3 1 (11.11%) Network Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) J2EE
1 1 (11.11%) XML
1 1 (11.11%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (66.67%) Windows
2 5 (55.56%) Linux
3 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (44.44%) Windows 7
3 4 (44.44%) Windows 8
3 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (33.33%) UNIX
5 2 (22.22%) AIX
5 2 (22.22%) HPUX
5 2 (22.22%) Solaris
6 1 (11.11%) CentOS
6 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (11.11%) VMS
6 1 (11.11%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (22.22%) Test Management
2 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (22.22%) Scrum
2 2 (22.22%) Computer Architecture
3 1 (11.11%) OO
3 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) PowerShell
2 4 (44.44%) Bash Shell
3 3 (33.33%) Python
4 2 (22.22%) Tcl
4 2 (22.22%) Korn
4 2 (22.22%) SQL
5 1 (11.11%) Groovy
5 1 (11.11%) Ruby
5 1 (11.11%) Java
5 1 (11.11%) Perl
5 1 (11.11%) PHP
5 1 (11.11%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) MCSD
2 1 (11.11%) MCSE
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
2 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) SCCM
1 3 (33.33%) SCOM
1 3 (33.33%) SCVMM
1 3 (33.33%) SCOrch
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 3 (33.33%) VMware
3 2 (22.22%) Oracle
4 1 (11.11%) HP
4 1 (11.11%) Red Hat
4 1 (11.11%) Perforce