The table below looks at the statistics for Shell Script skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Shell Script over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Shell Scripting (Shell Programming)
Rank 68 57 51
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -6
Contract jobs citing Shell Script 7 12 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.74% 1.56% 2.99%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.08% 4.18% 9.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 15
Average daily rate - £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.70%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £140.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.00 £37.50 £35.20
% change year-on-year
+17.33% +6.53%
Shell Script
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Programming Languages Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
336 287 290
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 35.59% 37.22% 32.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 233 183 149
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 6 15
Average hourly rate £16.00 £35.50 £34.06
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.92% +4.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.28 £20.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £40.00 £140.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

Shell Script
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

Shell Script Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Shell Script
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Shell Script Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Shell Script
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Shell Script Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

Shell Script
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Shell Script within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Knutsford -5 3 - -
Warrington -10 1 - -
Shell Script
North West

Shell Script
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 8 (88.89%) Perl
1 8 (88.89%) Unix
1 8 (88.89%) Linux
2 7 (77.78%) Red Hat
2 7 (77.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (55.56%) Korn
3 5 (55.56%) Jython
3 5 (55.56%) Internet
3 5 (55.56%) SSL
3 5 (55.56%) Middleware
3 5 (55.56%) AIX
4 4 (44.44%) Oracle
4 4 (44.44%) WebSphere Application Server
4 4 (44.44%) WebLogic
4 4 (44.44%) JBoss
4 4 (44.44%) Apache
4 4 (44.44%) Tomcat
4 4 (44.44%) HTTP
4 4 (44.44%) IBM
4 4 (44.44%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 4 (44.44%) Sun
4 4 (44.44%) CA
4 4 (44.44%) iPlanet
4 4 (44.44%) Introscope
4 4 (44.44%) Java
4 4 (44.44%) IBM HTTP Server
4 4 (44.44%) WebSphere
4 4 (44.44%) CA Wily
5 2 (22.22%) Puppet
5 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure

Shell Script
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 4 (44.44%) Apache
1 4 (44.44%) IBM HTTP Server
1 4 (44.44%) iPlanet
1 4 (44.44%) JBoss
1 4 (44.44%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 4 (44.44%) Tomcat
1 4 (44.44%) WebLogic
1 4 (44.44%) WebSphere
1 4 (44.44%) WebSphere Application Server
Communications & Networking
1 5 (55.56%) Internet
1 5 (55.56%) SSL
2 4 (44.44%) HTTP
3 1 (11.11%) Intrusion Detection
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Introscope
2 1 (11.11%) JIRA
2 1 (11.11%) JIRA Agile
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Delivery Manager
1 4 (44.44%) Technical Delivery Manager
1 4 (44.44%) Technical Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Applications Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Linux Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Automation Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) IT Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) IT Security Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) IT Security Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Operations Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Security Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Security Operations Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Security Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Solaris Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Unix Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Unix Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (22.22%) Clustering
2 1 (11.11%) Mainframe
2 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
2 1 (11.11%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 8 (88.89%) Linux
1 8 (88.89%) Unix
2 7 (77.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (55.56%) AIX
4 2 (22.22%) Solaris
5 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Migration
1 2 (22.22%) Open Source
2 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (11.11%) Information Security
2 1 (11.11%) Problem Management
2 1 (11.11%) Reverse Engineering
2 1 (11.11%) Security Operations
2 1 (11.11%) SIEM
2 1 (11.11%) Threat Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) Perl
2 5 (55.56%) Jython
2 5 (55.56%) Korn
3 4 (44.44%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) GCFA
1 1 (11.11%) GCFE
1 1 (11.11%) GIAC
1 1 (11.11%) GREM
1 1 (11.11%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 2 (22.22%) Veritas File System
1 2 (22.22%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (44.44%) CA Wily
2 2 (22.22%) Puppet
3 1 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Red Hat
2 4 (44.44%) CA
2 4 (44.44%) IBM
2 4 (44.44%) Oracle
2 4 (44.44%) Sun
3 2 (22.22%) Veritas
3 2 (22.22%) VMware