The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 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 Chester 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Shell Scripting (Shell Programming)
Rank 31 22 -
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -
Contract jobs citing Shell Script 9 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 3.52% 1.99% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.83% 7.89% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate £150 - -
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
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
115 38 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 44.92% 25.17% 20.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 19 8
Average daily rate £350 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £275 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £450 £382
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 4
Average hourly rate £40.57 £9.00 £26.94
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+350.77% -66.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.64 £9.00 £11.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £140.00 £51.39 £47.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
Shell Script
Cheshire

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Chester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Shell Script across the Chester region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Shell Script Daily Rate Histogram in Chester

Shell Script
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 10 (76.92%) SQL
2 9 (69.23%) Java
3 8 (61.54%) Oracle
4 7 (53.85%) VBScript
4 7 (53.85%) VB
4 7 (53.85%) VB.NET
4 7 (53.85%) .NET
4 7 (53.85%) MySQL
4 7 (53.85%) C
4 7 (53.85%) C#
4 7 (53.85%) C++
4 7 (53.85%) HTML
4 7 (53.85%) Web Services
4 7 (53.85%) XML
4 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
4 7 (53.85%) Manual Testing
5 6 (46.15%) Test Scripting
5 6 (46.15%) Business Analysis
5 6 (46.15%) Linux
5 6 (46.15%) ITIL
5 6 (46.15%) MS Excel
6 4 (30.77%) UNIX
6 4 (30.77%) JavaScript
7 3 (23.08%) Windows
7 3 (23.08%) Red Hat
7 3 (23.08%) Change Management
8 2 (15.38%) Finance
8 2 (15.38%) Tivoli
8 2 (15.38%) DNS
8 2 (15.38%) Information Security

Shell Script
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (7.69%) WebSphere
1 1 (7.69%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (7.69%) Lync
1 1 (7.69%) IIS
1 1 (7.69%) Tomcat
1 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
1 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
1 1 (7.69%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (46.15%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.69%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) DNS
2 1 (7.69%) SAN
2 1 (7.69%) DHCP
2 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
2 1 (7.69%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (53.85%) MySQL
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Tester
1 7 (53.85%) Software Tester
2 2 (15.38%) Administrator
2 2 (15.38%) Junior
2 2 (15.38%) Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (15.38%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Linux Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Junior Tester
2 2 (15.38%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 2 (15.38%) Linux Administrator
2 2 (15.38%) Junior Software Tester
3 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Server Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) UNIX Specialist
3 1 (7.69%) Technical Business Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Business Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (53.85%) .NET
1 7 (53.85%) HTML
1 7 (53.85%) Web Services
1 7 (53.85%) XML
2 2 (15.38%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Clustering
2 1 (7.69%) Mainframe
2 1 (7.69%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) Linux
2 4 (30.77%) UNIX
3 3 (23.08%) Windows
4 1 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (7.69%) AIX
4 1 (7.69%) Tru64
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Manual Testing
2 6 (46.15%) Test Scripting
2 6 (46.15%) Business Analysis
2 6 (46.15%) ITIL
3 3 (23.08%) Change Management
4 2 (15.38%) Information Security
4 2 (15.38%) Analytics
4 2 (15.38%) Problem Management
4 2 (15.38%) Performance Management
4 2 (15.38%) Incident Management
5 1 (7.69%) Web Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Software Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
5 1 (7.69%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (76.92%) SQL
2 9 (69.23%) Java
3 7 (53.85%) VBScript
3 7 (53.85%) VB
3 7 (53.85%) VB.NET
3 7 (53.85%) C
3 7 (53.85%) C#
3 7 (53.85%) C++
4 4 (30.77%) JavaScript
5 2 (15.38%) Perl
6 1 (7.69%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (7.69%) ISTQB
2 1 (7.69%) Degree
2 1 (7.69%) ISEB
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) VMware ESX
2 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (7.69%) PowerHA
2 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) Tivoli
2 1 (7.69%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) Oracle
2 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
3 3 (23.08%) Red Hat
4 2 (15.38%) VMware
5 1 (7.69%) HP