The table below looks at the statistics for Shell Script skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Shell Script over the 3 months to 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Shell Scripting (Shell Programming)
Rank 100 76 65
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -11
Contract jobs citing Shell Script 5 10 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.27% 0.75% 1.50%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.79% 2.10% 4.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 13
Average daily rate
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£363 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.83% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £384 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.23% +18.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.00 £35.61 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+15.12% +1.75%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Programming Languages Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
636 477 424
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 33.79% 35.89% 35.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 394 308 257
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £374 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.85% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 12 9
Average hourly rate £37.50 £18.00 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+108.33% -24.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £12.50 £19.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.35 £30.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.42% +2.94%

Shell Script
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Shell Script Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Shell Script
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Shell Script Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Shell Script
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Shell Script Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Shell Script
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 11 (61.11%) Linux
2 9 (50.00%) Python
2 9 (50.00%) MySQL
2 9 (50.00%) Bourne shell
3 7 (38.89%) Replication
3 7 (38.89%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (27.78%) UNIX
5 3 (16.67%) Korn
5 3 (16.67%) Banking
5 3 (16.67%) C-shell
6 2 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (11.11%) Active Directory
6 2 (11.11%) SQL
7 1 (5.56%) VBScript
7 1 (5.56%) Oracle
7 1 (5.56%) C
7 1 (5.56%) C#
7 1 (5.56%) Java
7 1 (5.56%) Perl
7 1 (5.56%) PL/SQL
7 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
7 1 (5.56%) ERP
7 1 (5.56%) ETL
7 1 (5.56%) Progress
7 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
7 1 (5.56%) Windows 2000
7 1 (5.56%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (5.56%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (5.56%) NetApp
7 1 (5.56%) Red Hat

Shell Script
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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.

Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) BusinessWorks
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
1 1 (5.56%) Firewall
1 1 (5.56%) Wireless
1 1 (5.56%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (50.00%) MySQL
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle Discoverer
2 1 (5.56%) DataStage
2 1 (5.56%) Spotfire
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle Forms
General
1 3 (16.67%) Banking
2 1 (5.56%) Financial Institution
2 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (55.56%) DBA
2 8 (44.44%) MySQL DBA
3 7 (38.89%) Administrator
4 3 (16.67%) Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Operations Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Linux Administrator
6 1 (5.56%) TIBCO Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Progress DBA
6 1 (5.56%) Migration Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Oracle Developer
6 1 (5.56%) UNIX Administrator
6 1 (5.56%) Penetration Tester
6 1 (5.56%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 7 (38.89%) Replication
1 7 (38.89%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) Data Structures
2 1 (5.56%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.56%) Clustering
2 1 (5.56%) SCADA
2 1 (5.56%) EFT
2 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (61.11%) Linux
2 5 (27.78%) UNIX
3 1 (5.56%) Windows
3 1 (5.56%) Windows 2000
3 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (5.56%) Ubuntu
3 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (5.56%) Scientific Linux
3 1 (5.56%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (5.56%) BCP
2 1 (5.56%) Configuration Management
2 1 (5.56%) Project Management
2 1 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (5.56%) Risk Management
2 1 (5.56%) Migration
2 1 (5.56%) Business Continuity
2 1 (5.56%) Information Security
2 1 (5.56%) Data Management
2 1 (5.56%) Document Management
2 1 (5.56%) Ethical Hacking
2 1 (5.56%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (5.56%) Network Load Balancing
2 1 (5.56%) Data Migration
2 1 (5.56%) Data Cleansing
2 1 (5.56%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (5.56%) Business Transformation
2 1 (5.56%) Database Security
2 1 (5.56%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 9 (50.00%) Python
1 9 (50.00%) Bourne shell
2 3 (16.67%) C-shell
2 3 (16.67%) Korn
3 2 (11.11%) SQL
4 1 (5.56%) VBScript
4 1 (5.56%) Ruby
4 1 (5.56%) C
4 1 (5.56%) C#
4 1 (5.56%) Java
4 1 (5.56%) Perl
4 1 (5.56%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.56%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Tivoli
1 1 (5.56%) SCCM
1 1 (5.56%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle
1 1 (5.56%) Progress
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
1 1 (5.56%) NetApp
1 1 (5.56%) Red Hat
1 1 (5.56%) TIBCO
1 1 (5.56%) QAD
1 1 (5.56%) VMware
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