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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Shell Scripting (Shell Programming)
Rank 60 59 53
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -6
Contract jobs citing Shell Script 7 11 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.87% 1.41% 2.02%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.68% 4.40% 5.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 15
Average daily rate
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£388 £313 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.00% -26.47%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £328 £370
% change year-on-year
+14.50% -11.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.73 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-3.64% -6.66%
Programming Languages Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
261 250 317
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 32.58% 32.09% 37.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 124 203
Average daily rate £373 £309 £322
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.55% -4.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £226 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £425 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 9
Average hourly rate £30.00 £31.56 £39.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.92% -20.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.24 £31.56 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £40.57 £43.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
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 1 August 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 1 August 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
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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 1 - - 1
Warrington - - - - 1
Wilmslow - - - -
Chester - - - -
Crewe - - - -
Shell Script
North West

Shell Script
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 18 (64.29%) UNIX
2 17 (60.71%) Linux
3 15 (53.57%) ITIL
4 12 (42.86%) Red Hat
5 11 (39.29%) Microsoft
5 11 (39.29%) Cyber-Ark
6 10 (35.71%) Windows
7 9 (32.14%) ITIL Certification
7 9 (32.14%) Change Management
7 9 (32.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (28.57%) Capacity Planning
8 8 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
8 8 (28.57%) VMware
8 8 (28.57%) Banking
8 8 (28.57%) SQL
9 7 (25.00%) Oracle
9 7 (25.00%) IIS
9 7 (25.00%) Active Directory
9 7 (25.00%) SharePoint
9 7 (25.00%) MS Exchange
9 7 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (25.00%) VMware ESX
9 7 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
10 6 (21.43%) WebSphere
10 6 (21.43%) Finance
10 6 (21.43%) SQL Server
11 5 (17.86%) Java
11 5 (17.86%) XML
11 5 (17.86%) IBM
11 5 (17.86%) WebSphere MQ

Shell Script
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 7 (25.00%) IIS
1 7 (25.00%) SharePoint
1 7 (25.00%) MS Exchange
1 7 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 6 (21.43%) WebSphere
3 5 (17.86%) TIBCO EMS
4 4 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (10.71%) Tomcat
5 3 (10.71%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (10.71%) Lync
6 2 (7.14%) OpenStack
7 1 (3.57%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (10.71%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.57%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) SAP R/3
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.71%) SAN
1 3 (10.71%) DHCP
1 3 (10.71%) TCP/IP
1 3 (10.71%) DNS
1 3 (10.71%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (21.43%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.71%) MySQL
General
1 8 (28.57%) Banking
2 6 (21.43%) Finance
3 4 (14.29%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.57%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (25.00%) Analyst
2 5 (17.86%) Administrator
2 5 (17.86%) Middleware Analyst
3 4 (14.29%) VMware Engineer
3 4 (14.29%) Linux Administrator
4 3 (10.71%) Tester
4 3 (10.71%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (10.71%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Support Analyst
4 3 (10.71%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 3 (10.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Software Tester
4 3 (10.71%) Linux Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Communications Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Junior Software Tester
5 2 (7.14%) Cloud Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Storage Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) AIX Administrator
5 2 (7.14%) UNIX Specialist
5 2 (7.14%) Junior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.86%) XML
1 5 (17.86%) WebSphere MQ
1 5 (17.86%) Rendezvous
1 5 (17.86%) Middleware
2 3 (10.71%) Web Services
2 3 (10.71%) HTML
2 3 (10.71%) .NET
2 3 (10.71%) Regular Expression
3 2 (7.14%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) HACMP
1 3 (10.71%) Replication
1 3 (10.71%) Clustering
2 2 (7.14%) LPAR
2 2 (7.14%) Wiki
3 1 (3.57%) GIS
3 1 (3.57%) Mainframe
3 1 (3.57%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 18 (64.29%) UNIX
2 17 (60.71%) Linux
3 10 (35.71%) Windows
4 9 (32.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (14.29%) AIX
7 1 (3.57%) Tru64
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (53.57%) ITIL
2 9 (32.14%) Change Management
3 8 (28.57%) Capacity Planning
3 8 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (10.71%) Information Security
4 3 (10.71%) Manual Testing
4 3 (10.71%) Performance Management
4 3 (10.71%) Business Analysis
4 3 (10.71%) Analytics
4 3 (10.71%) Performance Monitoring
4 3 (10.71%) Problem Management
5 2 (7.14%) Incident Management
5 2 (7.14%) Test Scripting
5 2 (7.14%) Service Management
6 1 (3.57%) Configuration Management
6 1 (3.57%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 8 (28.57%) SQL
2 5 (17.86%) Java
3 3 (10.71%) Perl
3 3 (10.71%) C
3 3 (10.71%) C#
3 3 (10.71%) C++
3 3 (10.71%) VBScript
3 3 (10.71%) VB
3 3 (10.71%) VB.NET
4 2 (7.14%) Bash Shell
4 2 (7.14%) Ruby
4 2 (7.14%) Python
5 1 (3.57%) PL/SQL
5 1 (3.57%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 9 (32.14%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (3.57%) MCSE
3 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 7 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 7 (25.00%) VMware ESX
2 4 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (10.71%) PowerHA
4 2 (7.14%) GPFS
5 1 (3.57%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 5 (17.86%) BladeLogic
2 3 (10.71%) Tivoli
2 3 (10.71%) NetBackup
3 2 (7.14%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (7.14%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (3.57%) SCCM
4 1 (3.57%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 12 (42.86%) Red Hat
2 11 (39.29%) Microsoft
2 11 (39.29%) Cyber-Ark
3 8 (28.57%) VMware
4 7 (25.00%) Oracle
5 5 (17.86%) IBM
5 5 (17.86%) TIBCO
5 5 (17.86%) Splunk
6 3 (10.71%) HP
7 1 (3.57%) SAP
7 1 (3.57%) Symantec