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 19 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Shell Scripting (Shell Programming)
Rank 79 58 39
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -19
Contract jobs citing Shell Script 10 20 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.73% 1.65% 3.97%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.98% 4.64% 9.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 15 11
Average daily rate
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£300 £284 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.74% -15.94%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £325 £375
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.73 £23.46 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+43.75% -37.44%
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 Manchester region.

Programming Languages Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
505 431 648
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 37.08% 35.47% 43.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 339 271 312
Average daily rate £323 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.76% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 31
Average hourly rate £21.00 £28.75 £25.87
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.95% +11.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £19.32 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.75 £35.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

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
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

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 Manchester region over the 3 months to 19 September 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
Bolton - - - -
Cheadle - - - -
Sale - - - - 1
Shell Script
North West

Shell Script
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 15 (78.95%) UNIX
2 11 (57.89%) Linux
3 10 (52.63%) Red Hat
4 7 (36.84%) AIX
4 7 (36.84%) Perl
4 7 (36.84%) Change Management
4 7 (36.84%) Banking
5 6 (31.58%) IBM
6 5 (26.32%) Firmware
6 5 (26.32%) Middleware
6 5 (26.32%) Oracle
6 5 (26.32%) Apache
6 5 (26.32%) Tomcat
6 5 (26.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (26.32%) Migration
6 5 (26.32%) Capacity Planning
6 5 (26.32%) Regular Expression
6 5 (26.32%) Analytics
6 5 (26.32%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (21.05%) Splunk
7 4 (21.05%) VMware
7 4 (21.05%) Performance Management
7 4 (21.05%) WebSphere
8 3 (15.79%) DLPAR
8 3 (15.79%) Finance
8 3 (15.79%) Data Management
8 3 (15.79%) Business Continuity
8 3 (15.79%) Information Security
8 3 (15.79%) Windows
8 3 (15.79%) Sybase

Shell Script
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (26.32%) Apache
1 5 (26.32%) Tomcat
2 4 (21.05%) WebSphere
3 3 (15.79%) WebLogic
4 2 (10.53%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 2 (10.53%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (10.53%) IBM HTTP Server
4 2 (10.53%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.79%) SAN
2 2 (10.53%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) RDBMS
1 3 (15.79%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Introscope
2 1 (5.26%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 7 (36.84%) Banking
2 3 (15.79%) Finance
3 2 (10.53%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (68.42%) Administrator
2 7 (36.84%) Linux Administrator
2 7 (36.84%) AIX Administrator
3 5 (26.32%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (15.79%) Linux Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) UNIX Administrator
4 3 (15.79%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 3 (15.79%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) VMware Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) WebSphere Developer
6 1 (5.26%) WebSphere Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Test Leader
6 1 (5.26%) UNIX Systems Administrator
6 1 (5.26%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (26.32%) Middleware
1 5 (26.32%) Regular Expression
2 1 (5.26%) Java EE
2 1 (5.26%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Firmware
2 3 (15.79%) DLPAR
2 3 (15.79%) HACMP
3 2 (10.53%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 15 (78.95%) UNIX
2 11 (57.89%) Linux
3 7 (36.84%) AIX
4 5 (26.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (15.79%) Windows
6 2 (10.53%) SUSE
6 2 (10.53%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) Change Management
2 5 (26.32%) Migration
2 5 (26.32%) Capacity Planning
2 5 (26.32%) Analytics
2 5 (26.32%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (21.05%) Performance Management
4 3 (15.79%) Data Management
4 3 (15.79%) Business Continuity
4 3 (15.79%) Information Security
4 3 (15.79%) ITIL
4 3 (15.79%) Performance Improvement
4 3 (15.79%) Mentoring
4 3 (15.79%) Coaching
5 2 (10.53%) Configuration Management
5 2 (10.53%) Problem Management
5 2 (10.53%) Content Management
6 1 (5.26%) Software Engineering
6 1 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (5.26%) OO
Programming Languages
1 7 (36.84%) Perl
2 2 (10.53%) Java
3 1 (5.26%) Python
3 1 (5.26%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (5.26%) DV Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (15.79%) RHEV
2 2 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (10.53%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) Puppet
1 2 (10.53%) CA Wily
1 2 (10.53%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 10 (52.63%) Red Hat
2 6 (31.58%) IBM
3 5 (26.32%) Oracle
4 4 (21.05%) Splunk
4 4 (21.05%) VMware
5 3 (15.79%) Sybase
5 3 (15.79%) NetApp
5 3 (15.79%) EMC
6 2 (10.53%) HP
6 2 (10.53%) CA
6 2 (10.53%) JBoss
6 2 (10.53%) FatWire