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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Shell Scripting (Shell Programming)
Rank 62 58 58
Rank change year-on-year
-4 0
Contract jobs citing Shell Script 6 12 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.70% 1.45% 1.67%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.14% 4.33% 4.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 13
Average daily rate
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£388 £325 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% -23.52%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £328 £373
% change year-on-year
+14.50% -12.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.61 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+1.75% -6.66%
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
281 277 339
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 32.60% 33.37% 37.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 137 223
Average daily rate £365 £309 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.12% -4.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £420 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 11 8
Average hourly rate £34.00 £40.00 £42.26
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% -5.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.20 £30.47 £38.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.15 £50.00 £43.44
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

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 20 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 +7 1 - -
Warrington - - - - 1
Wilmslow - - - -
Chester - - - -
Crewe - - - -
Shell Script
North West

Shell Script
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 20 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 16 (76.19%) Linux
2 14 (66.67%) UNIX
3 12 (57.14%) Red Hat
4 10 (47.62%) ITIL
5 9 (42.86%) Windows
5 9 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (38.10%) Capacity Planning
6 8 (38.10%) Performance Tuning
6 8 (38.10%) Microsoft
7 7 (33.33%) VMware
7 7 (33.33%) Cyber-Ark
8 6 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2003
8 6 (28.57%) VMware ESX
8 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (28.57%) Active Directory
8 6 (28.57%) SharePoint
8 6 (28.57%) MS Exchange
8 6 (28.57%) SQL Server
8 6 (28.57%) IIS
9 5 (23.81%) Oracle
9 5 (23.81%) SQL
9 5 (23.81%) Change Management
9 5 (23.81%) Banking
10 4 (19.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 4 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
10 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2007
10 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2010
10 4 (19.05%) ITIL Certification

Shell Script
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 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 6 (28.57%) IIS
1 6 (28.57%) SharePoint
1 6 (28.57%) MS Exchange
1 6 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2003
2 4 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (9.52%) OpenStack
3 2 (9.52%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (9.52%) Lync
3 2 (9.52%) WebSphere
3 2 (9.52%) Tomcat
4 1 (4.76%) SAS
4 1 (4.76%) TIBCO EMS
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Office
1 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) SAP R/3
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.52%) DHCP
1 2 (9.52%) TCP/IP
1 2 (9.52%) DNS
1 2 (9.52%) SAN
1 2 (9.52%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.76%) MySQL
General
1 5 (23.81%) Banking
2 3 (14.29%) Finance
3 1 (4.76%) Investment Banking
3 1 (4.76%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (23.81%) Administrator
2 4 (19.05%) Linux Administrator
2 4 (19.05%) VMware Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 3 (14.29%) Linux Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
3 3 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) AIX Administrator
4 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Cloud Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Storage Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Communications Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Junior Software Tester
5 1 (4.76%) Middleware Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Software Tester
5 1 (4.76%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) UNIX Specialist
5 1 (4.76%) Junior Tester
5 1 (4.76%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (14.29%) XML
1 3 (14.29%) Regular Expression
2 2 (9.52%) JSON
3 1 (4.76%) HTML
3 1 (4.76%) .NET
3 1 (4.76%) Web Services
3 1 (4.76%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (4.76%) Rendezvous
3 1 (4.76%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) HACMP
2 2 (9.52%) Replication
2 2 (9.52%) Clustering
2 2 (9.52%) Wiki
2 2 (9.52%) LPAR
3 1 (4.76%) CMDB
3 1 (4.76%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 16 (76.19%) Linux
2 14 (66.67%) UNIX
3 9 (42.86%) Windows
3 9 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (19.05%) AIX
5 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (4.76%) Tru64
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (47.62%) ITIL
2 8 (38.10%) Capacity Planning
2 8 (38.10%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (23.81%) Change Management
4 3 (14.29%) Information Security
4 3 (14.29%) Problem Management
4 3 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
4 3 (14.29%) Performance Management
4 3 (14.29%) Analytics
5 2 (9.52%) Service Management
5 2 (9.52%) Incident Management
6 1 (4.76%) Test Scripting
6 1 (4.76%) Manual Testing
6 1 (4.76%) Business Analysis
6 1 (4.76%) Configuration Management
6 1 (4.76%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 5 (23.81%) SQL
2 3 (14.29%) Java
2 3 (14.29%) Perl
3 2 (9.52%) Python
3 2 (9.52%) Ruby
3 2 (9.52%) Bash Shell
4 1 (4.76%) PL/SQL
4 1 (4.76%) C
4 1 (4.76%) C#
4 1 (4.76%) C++
4 1 (4.76%) VBScript
4 1 (4.76%) VB
4 1 (4.76%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) ITIL Certification
1 4 (19.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (4.76%) MCSE
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (28.57%) VMware ESX
1 6 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 4 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (14.29%) PowerHA
4 2 (9.52%) GPFS
5 1 (4.76%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) Tivoli
2 2 (9.52%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (9.52%) NetBackup
2 2 (9.52%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (4.76%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (4.76%) BladeLogic
3 1 (4.76%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (57.14%) Red Hat
2 8 (38.10%) Microsoft
3 7 (33.33%) VMware
3 7 (33.33%) Cyber-Ark
4 5 (23.81%) Oracle
5 2 (9.52%) HP
6 1 (4.76%) SAP
6 1 (4.76%) IBM
6 1 (4.76%) Splunk
6 1 (4.76%) TIBCO
6 1 (4.76%) Symantec