The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Cheshire region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Shell Scripting (Shell Programming)
Rank 58 57 32
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -25
Contract jobs citing Shell Script 17 5 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.02% 0.68% 3.60%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.77% 2.54% 11.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 14
Average daily rate £150 - £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 - £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £293 - £493
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £450
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -22.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £140.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £37.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+3.37% -
Programming Languages Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
251 197 213
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 29.88% 26.69% 30.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 92 110
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 5 11
Average hourly rate £40.57 £14.50 £28.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+179.79% -49.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.28 £9.00 £12.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £140.00 £51.39 £39.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +2.94%
Shell Script
North West

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Shell Script across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

Shell Script Daily Rate Histogram 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 17 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Chester -9 9 £150 -
Knutsford +5 1 - - 5
Macclesfield - - - -
Warrington - - - - 1
Crewe - - - - 1
Shell Script
North West

Shell Script
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 30 (68.18%) UNIX
2 22 (50.00%) Windows
2 22 (50.00%) Middleware
3 21 (47.73%) Change Management
4 20 (45.45%) AIX
5 15 (34.09%) ITIL
6 14 (31.82%) Finance
7 13 (29.55%) Mainframe
7 13 (29.55%) Java
8 12 (27.27%) Oracle
9 11 (25.00%) MySQL
9 11 (25.00%) Linux
9 11 (25.00%) Clustering
10 10 (22.73%) GIS
10 10 (22.73%) SQL
10 10 (22.73%) FTP
10 10 (22.73%) SSL
11 9 (20.45%) DMZ
11 9 (20.45%) Banking
11 9 (20.45%) Manual Testing
12 8 (18.18%) Problem Management
12 8 (18.18%) ISPF
12 8 (18.18%) WebSphere
12 8 (18.18%) JCL
12 8 (18.18%) XML
12 8 (18.18%) VB
12 8 (18.18%) C++
13 7 (15.91%) HTML
13 7 (15.91%) C
13 7 (15.91%) C#

Shell Script
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 8 (18.18%) WebSphere
2 6 (13.64%) Gentran
3 5 (11.36%) TIBCO EMS
4 1 (2.27%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (2.27%) Lync
4 1 (2.27%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (2.27%) IIS
4 1 (2.27%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.27%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.27%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.27%) SAS
4 1 (2.27%) IBM HTTP Server
4 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 6 (13.64%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.55%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) SAP R/3
Communications & Networking
1 10 (22.73%) FTP
1 10 (22.73%) SSL
2 9 (20.45%) DMZ
3 4 (9.09%) HTTPS
4 2 (4.55%) DNS
4 2 (4.55%) SAN
4 2 (4.55%) TCP/IP
4 2 (4.55%) Internet
4 2 (4.55%) Firewall
5 1 (2.27%) NAS
5 1 (2.27%) VPN
5 1 (2.27%) LDAP
5 1 (2.27%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (25.00%) MySQL
2 2 (4.55%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.27%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Subversion
1 2 (4.55%) JIRA
1 2 (4.55%) Selenium
1 2 (4.55%) Git (software)
1 2 (4.55%) PHPUnit
1 2 (4.55%) Cucumber
2 1 (2.27%) Eclipse
General
1 14 (31.82%) Finance
2 9 (20.45%) Banking
3 4 (9.09%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.27%) Retail Banking
4 1 (2.27%) Marketing
4 1 (2.27%) Retail
4 1 (2.27%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 9 (20.45%) Analyst
2 7 (15.91%) Tester
2 7 (15.91%) Software Tester
3 5 (11.36%) Middleware Specialist
3 5 (11.36%) Middleware Analyst
4 3 (6.82%) Communications Analyst
4 3 (6.82%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 3 (6.82%) UNIX Specialist
4 3 (6.82%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (6.82%) Support Analyst
5 2 (4.55%) Administrator
5 2 (4.55%) Junior
5 2 (4.55%) Developer
5 2 (4.55%) Consultant
5 2 (4.55%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (4.55%) Junior Tester
5 2 (4.55%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 2 (4.55%) Linux Administrator
5 2 (4.55%) PHP Developer
5 2 (4.55%) Junior Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (50.00%) Middleware
2 8 (18.18%) ISPF
2 8 (18.18%) XML
3 7 (15.91%) WebSphere MQ
3 7 (15.91%) HTML
3 7 (15.91%) .NET
3 7 (15.91%) Web Services
4 5 (11.36%) Rendezvous
5 2 (4.55%) Zend Framework
5 2 (4.55%) jQuery
5 2 (4.55%) Regular Expression
6 1 (2.27%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 13 (29.55%) Mainframe
2 11 (25.00%) Clustering
3 10 (22.73%) GIS
4 2 (4.55%) HACMP
5 1 (2.27%) Replication
5 1 (2.27%) Tandem
5 1 (2.27%) CMDB
5 1 (2.27%) LPAR
5 1 (2.27%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 30 (68.18%) UNIX
2 22 (50.00%) Windows
3 20 (45.45%) AIX
4 11 (25.00%) Linux
5 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (4.55%) Tru64
5 2 (4.55%) Solaris
5 2 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.27%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (47.73%) Change Management
2 15 (34.09%) ITIL
3 9 (20.45%) Manual Testing
4 8 (18.18%) Problem Management
5 6 (13.64%) Test Scripting
5 6 (13.64%) Business Analysis
6 4 (9.09%) TDD
7 2 (4.55%) Penetration Testing
7 2 (4.55%) Software Engineering
7 2 (4.55%) Incident Management
7 2 (4.55%) Performance Testing
7 2 (4.55%) UML
7 2 (4.55%) OOP
7 2 (4.55%) OO
7 2 (4.55%) B2B
7 2 (4.55%) Configuration Management
7 2 (4.55%) Service Management
7 2 (4.55%) Scrum
7 2 (4.55%) Information Security
7 2 (4.55%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (29.55%) Java
2 10 (22.73%) SQL
3 8 (18.18%) VB
3 8 (18.18%) JCL
3 8 (18.18%) C++
4 7 (15.91%) VB.NET
4 7 (15.91%) VBScript
4 7 (15.91%) C
4 7 (15.91%) C#
5 4 (9.09%) JavaScript
6 3 (6.82%) Perl
7 2 (4.55%) PHP
7 2 (4.55%) Ruby
7 2 (4.55%) Bash Shell
8 1 (2.27%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (15.91%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (2.27%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.27%) Degree
2 1 (2.27%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.82%) QA
2 1 (2.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (6.82%) PowerHA
2 2 (4.55%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.55%) VMware ESX
3 1 (2.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.27%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 5 (11.36%) BladeLogic
2 4 (9.09%) Tivoli
3 2 (4.55%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (2.27%) NetBackup
4 1 (2.27%) Tivoli Monitoring
4 1 (2.27%) Business Desktop Deployment
4 1 (2.27%) OMEGAMON
4 1 (2.27%) SCCM
4 1 (2.27%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 12 (27.27%) Oracle
2 7 (15.91%) Microsoft
3 6 (13.64%) IBM
4 5 (11.36%) TIBCO
4 5 (11.36%) Splunk
4 5 (11.36%) Cyber-Ark
5 4 (9.09%) Red Hat
6 2 (4.55%) VMware
6 2 (4.55%) Axway
6 2 (4.55%) Zend
6 2 (4.55%) Tumbleweed
7 1 (2.27%) SAP
7 1 (2.27%) Cisco
7 1 (2.27%) Sun
7 1 (2.27%) HP
7 1 (2.27%) EMC