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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Shell Scripting (Shell Programming)
Rank 77 58 42
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -16
Contract jobs citing Shell Script 11 19 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.83% 1.59% 3.90%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.32% 4.46% 8.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 14 7
Average daily rate
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£300 £288 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.34% -8.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £229 £211 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £375 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £325 £375
% change year-on-year
+16.15% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.61 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+1.75% -6.66%
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
474 426 631
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 35.94% 35.65% 43.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 305 256 298
Average daily rate £325 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £427 £425 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 10 37
Average hourly rate £18.00 £23.75 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.21% -13.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £19.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £35.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Shell Script across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Shell Script Daily Rate Histogram 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 29 August 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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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 - - - -
Bury - - - -
Cheadle - - - -
Shell Script
North West

Shell Script
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (83.33%) UNIX
2 10 (55.56%) Linux
3 9 (50.00%) Red Hat
4 8 (44.44%) Change Management
5 7 (38.89%) Banking
5 7 (38.89%) AIX
5 7 (38.89%) Perl
6 5 (27.78%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (27.78%) Regular Expression
6 5 (27.78%) Capacity Planning
6 5 (27.78%) Oracle
6 5 (27.78%) IBM
6 5 (27.78%) Migration
7 4 (22.22%) Performance Management
7 4 (22.22%) EMC
7 4 (22.22%) SAN
7 4 (22.22%) Middleware
7 4 (22.22%) Firmware
7 4 (22.22%) ITIL
7 4 (22.22%) Apache
7 4 (22.22%) Tomcat
7 4 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (22.22%) Analytics
7 4 (22.22%) Splunk
8 3 (16.67%) Performance Improvement
8 3 (16.67%) Relational Database
8 3 (16.67%) RHEV
8 3 (16.67%) DLPAR
8 3 (16.67%) Windows
8 3 (16.67%) WebLogic

Shell Script
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 4 (22.22%) Apache
1 4 (22.22%) Tomcat
2 3 (16.67%) WebLogic
2 3 (16.67%) WebSphere
3 2 (11.11%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (5.56%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 1 (5.56%) CMS
4 1 (5.56%) IBM HTTP Server
Communications & Networking
1 4 (22.22%) SAN
2 1 (5.56%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) RDBMS
1 3 (16.67%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) WebLogic Workshop
1 1 (5.56%) Introscope
General
1 7 (38.89%) Banking
2 3 (16.67%) Finance
3 1 (5.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (66.67%) Administrator
2 7 (38.89%) AIX Administrator
3 6 (33.33%) Linux Administrator
4 5 (27.78%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
5 3 (16.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 3 (16.67%) UNIX Administrator
5 3 (16.67%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (11.11%) VMware Engineer
7 1 (5.56%) Solaris Support Engineer
7 1 (5.56%) Test Leader
7 1 (5.56%) UNIX Support
7 1 (5.56%) UNIX Engineer
7 1 (5.56%) UNIX Support Engineer
7 1 (5.56%) Support Engineer
7 1 (5.56%) UNIX Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (27.78%) Regular Expression
2 4 (22.22%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Firmware
2 3 (16.67%) HACMP
2 3 (16.67%) DLPAR
3 2 (11.11%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 15 (83.33%) UNIX
2 10 (55.56%) Linux
3 7 (38.89%) AIX
4 4 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (16.67%) Windows
6 2 (11.11%) Windows 7
7 1 (5.56%) SUSE
7 1 (5.56%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) Change Management
2 5 (27.78%) Migration
2 5 (27.78%) Capacity Planning
2 5 (27.78%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (22.22%) Analytics
3 4 (22.22%) Performance Management
3 4 (22.22%) ITIL
4 3 (16.67%) Business Continuity
4 3 (16.67%) Information Security
4 3 (16.67%) Data Management
4 3 (16.67%) Performance Improvement
5 1 (5.56%) High Availability
5 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (5.56%) Content Management
5 1 (5.56%) Software Engineering
5 1 (5.56%) Problem Management
5 1 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (5.56%) OO
5 1 (5.56%) Configuration Management
5 1 (5.56%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 7 (38.89%) Perl
2 1 (5.56%) Python
2 1 (5.56%) C#
2 1 (5.56%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 3 (16.67%) RHEV
2 2 (11.11%) VMware ESX
2 2 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Legato
1 1 (5.56%) Tivoli
1 1 (5.56%) EMC NetWorker
1 1 (5.56%) CA Wily
1 1 (5.56%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 5 (27.78%) Oracle
2 5 (27.78%) IBM
3 4 (22.22%) EMC
3 4 (22.22%) Splunk
4 3 (16.67%) NetApp
4 3 (16.67%) VMware
4 3 (16.67%) Sybase
5 1 (5.56%) JBoss
5 1 (5.56%) HP
5 1 (5.56%) CA
5 1 (5.56%) FatWire