The table below looks at the statistics for Shell Script skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire 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 March 2015 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Shell Scripting (Shell Programming)
Rank 53 70 57
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -13
Contract jobs citing Shell Script 10 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.52% 0.39% 0.77%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.29% 1.02% 1.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 4
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £400 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £35.20 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+2.98% -4.86%
Shell Script
East of England

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

Programming Languages Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
233 295 267
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 35.30% 38.61% 41.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 162 167
Average daily rate £375 £345 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.69% -4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £444 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 13 3
Average hourly rate £32.50 £32.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -9.72%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

Shell Script
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Shell Script Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Shell Script
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Shell Script Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Shell Script
Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Shell Script across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 30 March 2015.

Shell Script Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

Shell Script
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Shell Script across the Hertfordshire region.

Shell Script Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Shell Script
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

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 Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 30 March 2015. 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
Rickmansworth - 3 £350 -
Watford - 3 £356 -
Letchworth - - - -
Shell Script
East of England

Shell Script
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 15 (78.95%) UNIX
2 13 (68.42%) Linux
3 11 (57.89%) Oracle
4 9 (47.37%) SQL
5 8 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (36.84%) VMware
6 7 (36.84%) Finance
6 7 (36.84%) Hyper-V
7 6 (31.58%) Oracle Database
7 6 (31.58%) PL/SQL
7 6 (31.58%) HP
8 5 (26.32%) Perl
8 5 (26.32%) Banking
8 5 (26.32%) SSH
8 5 (26.32%) Bash Shell
9 4 (21.05%) Relational Database
9 4 (21.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (21.05%) Puppet
9 4 (21.05%) NetCracker
9 4 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
9 4 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (21.05%) Billing
9 4 (21.05%) ProC
9 4 (21.05%) C
9 4 (21.05%) RDBMS
9 4 (21.05%) CRM
9 4 (21.05%) TCP/IP
10 3 (15.79%) Python
10 3 (15.79%) LDAP
10 3 (15.79%) Cisco

Shell Script
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 (10.53%) WebLogic
1 2 (10.53%) Apache
2 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.26%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (26.32%) SSH
2 4 (21.05%) TCP/IP
3 3 (15.79%) DNS
3 3 (15.79%) LDAP
4 1 (5.26%) Internet
4 1 (5.26%) Firewall
4 1 (5.26%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (31.58%) Oracle Database
2 4 (21.05%) Relational Database
2 4 (21.05%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 4 (21.05%) ProC
2 3 (15.79%) JIRA
2 3 (15.79%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 7 (36.84%) Finance
2 5 (26.32%) Banking
3 4 (21.05%) Billing
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) Developer
2 4 (21.05%) Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Tester
3 3 (15.79%) UNIX Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Linux Administrator
4 2 (10.53%) XML Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Software Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Software Developer
4 2 (10.53%) C++ Software Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Test Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Administrator
4 2 (10.53%) Oracle Developer
4 2 (10.53%) C++ Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) Web Services
1 2 (10.53%) XML
1 2 (10.53%) XSLT
2 1 (5.26%) Middleware
2 1 (5.26%) HTML5
2 1 (5.26%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (15.79%) PKI
2 3 (15.79%) SWIFT
3 2 (10.53%) Clustering
3 2 (10.53%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 15 (78.95%) UNIX
2 13 (68.42%) Linux
3 4 (21.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (15.79%) Solaris
4 3 (15.79%) Windows
5 2 (10.53%) AIX
5 2 (10.53%) HPUX
5 2 (10.53%) FreeBSD
5 2 (10.53%) Ubuntu
5 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (10.53%) CentOS
5 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (10.53%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (21.05%) CRM
3 3 (15.79%) Configuration Management
3 3 (15.79%) Software Testing
3 3 (15.79%) Test Management
3 3 (15.79%) Test Planning
4 2 (10.53%) Scrum
4 2 (10.53%) Test Scripting
4 2 (10.53%) Software Engineering
5 1 (5.26%) Identity Management
5 1 (5.26%) DevOps
5 1 (5.26%) Operations Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (47.37%) SQL
2 6 (31.58%) PL/SQL
3 5 (26.32%) Bash Shell
3 5 (26.32%) Perl
4 4 (21.05%) C
5 3 (15.79%) JavaScript
5 3 (15.79%) Python
5 3 (15.79%) Bourne shell
5 3 (15.79%) C-shell
6 2 (10.53%) XQuery
6 2 (10.53%) Ruby
6 2 (10.53%) Korn
6 2 (10.53%) PowerShell
6 2 (10.53%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) QA
System Software
1 7 (36.84%) Hyper-V
2 4 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (15.79%) vSphere
3 3 (15.79%) VMware ESX
4 2 (10.53%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (21.05%) Puppet
2 3 (15.79%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (10.53%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (5.26%) SCCM
4 1 (5.26%) SCOM
Vendors
1 11 (57.89%) Oracle
2 7 (36.84%) VMware
3 6 (31.58%) HP
4 4 (21.05%) NetCracker
5 3 (15.79%) Cisco
5 3 (15.79%) EMC
5 3 (15.79%) Sun
5 3 (15.79%) Red Hat
6 2 (10.53%) BMC
6 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
6 2 (10.53%) Dell
7 1 (5.26%) MobileIron