The table below looks at the statistics for Shell Script skills in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Shell Script over the 3 months to 30 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Shell Scripting (Shell Programming)
Rank - 32 22
Contract jobs citing Shell Script 0 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester - 0.46% 3.06%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 1.27% 14.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 5
Average daily rate
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- £325 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -31.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £375
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.73 £37.23 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-9.41% -0.72%
Shell Script
Cheshire

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

Programming Languages Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
53 79 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 40.15% 36.57% 20.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 26 19
Average daily rate £313 £325 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £238 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 12 6
Average hourly rate £30.00 £31.56 £39.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.92% -20.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

Shell Script
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

Shell Script Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

Shell Script
Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

Shell Script Daily Rate Trend in Chester

Shell Script
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) ITIL
2 3 (60.00%) UNIX
2 3 (60.00%) Perl
2 3 (60.00%) Information Security
2 3 (60.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (60.00%) Performance Management
2 3 (60.00%) Regular Expression
2 3 (60.00%) Analytics
2 3 (60.00%) Change Management
3 2 (40.00%) Firewall
3 2 (40.00%) Replication
3 2 (40.00%) VMware
3 2 (40.00%) VMware ESX
3 2 (40.00%) Clustering
3 2 (40.00%) NetBackup
3 2 (40.00%) Tomcat
3 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (40.00%) DHCP
3 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (40.00%) DNS
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (40.00%) HP
3 2 (40.00%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (40.00%) SAN
3 2 (40.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (40.00%) Lync
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003

Shell Script
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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 2 (40.00%) IIS
1 2 (40.00%) Tomcat
1 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (40.00%) SharePoint 2010
1 2 (40.00%) Lync
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) DHCP
1 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (40.00%) DNS
1 2 (40.00%) SAN
1 2 (40.00%) Firewall
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Systems Administrator
1 3 (60.00%) Systems Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Administrator
1 3 (60.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 3 (60.00%) Linux Administrator
1 3 (60.00%) Linux Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Replication
1 2 (40.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) UNIX
3 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) ITIL
2 3 (60.00%) Change Management
2 3 (60.00%) Information Security
2 3 (60.00%) Performance Management
2 3 (60.00%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Perl
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (40.00%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (40.00%) VMware
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) HP