The first table below looks at the demand for Shell Script skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Shell Script over the 3 months to 31 July 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 North West 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Shell Scripting (Shell Programming)
Rank 91 90 69
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -21
Contract jobs citing Shell Script 42 40 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.39% 1.48% 2.42%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.35% 4.57% 6.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 23 27
Average daily rate
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£345 £315 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.52% -21.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £211 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £491 £375 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £330 £370
% change year-on-year
+13.63% -10.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £40.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.73 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-3.64% -6.66%
Programming Languages Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
965 876 1272
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 31.91% 32.34% 39.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 547 464 688
Average daily rate £350 £305 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.75% -2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £226 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 24 74
Average hourly rate £28.75 £31.56 £25.73
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.88% +22.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.61 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.25 £40.00 £39.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
Shell Script
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Shell Script
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Shell Script Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Shell Script
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Shell Script Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Shell Script
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Shell Script across the North West region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

Shell Script Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Shell Script
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Shell Script Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Shell Script
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 3 months to 31 July 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
Manchester -21 12 £275 -10.56% 1
Cheshire -2 7 £388 +24.00% 2
Merseyside +4 2 - - 1
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Shell Script
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 39 (51.32%) UNIX
2 37 (48.68%) SQL
3 30 (39.47%) Oracle
3 30 (39.47%) PL/SQL
4 28 (36.84%) Linux
5 25 (32.89%) Perl
6 21 (27.63%) Java
7 20 (26.32%) Red Hat
7 20 (26.32%) Migration
8 19 (25.00%) Microsoft
9 18 (23.68%) Python
10 16 (21.05%) ITIL
10 16 (21.05%) Windows
10 16 (21.05%) Change Management
10 16 (21.05%) Security Cleared
11 15 (19.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 15 (19.74%) SaaS
11 15 (19.74%) Banking
11 15 (19.74%) Performance Tuning
11 15 (19.74%) VBA
12 14 (18.42%) AIX
12 14 (18.42%) SAP
12 14 (18.42%) Dell
12 14 (18.42%) Software AG
12 14 (18.42%) webMethods
13 13 (17.11%) SuccessFactors
13 13 (17.11%) Capacity Planning
13 13 (17.11%) ResourceLink
13 13 (17.11%) SC Cleared
14 12 (15.79%) Degree

Shell Script
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 9 (11.84%) WebSphere
2 7 (9.21%) Exchange Server 2003
2 7 (9.21%) IIS
2 7 (9.21%) SharePoint
2 7 (9.21%) MS Exchange
3 6 (7.89%) Tomcat
3 6 (7.89%) Oracle Workflow
4 5 (6.58%) TIBCO EMS
5 4 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (3.95%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (3.95%) Lync
6 3 (3.95%) Apache
6 3 (3.95%) WebLogic
7 2 (2.63%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (2.63%) OpenStack
8 1 (1.32%) SAS
Applications
1 11 (14.47%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.32%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 13 (17.11%) ResourceLink
2 4 (5.26%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (2.63%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (2.63%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (2.63%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (1.32%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 15 (19.74%) SaaS
2 13 (17.11%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 7 (9.21%) SAN
2 3 (3.95%) DHCP
2 3 (3.95%) TCP/IP
2 3 (3.95%) DNS
2 3 (3.95%) Firewall
3 2 (2.63%) CTI
3 2 (2.63%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (13.16%) Data Warehouse
1 10 (13.16%) PowerCenter
2 9 (11.84%) SQL Server
2 9 (11.84%) Oracle Database
3 8 (10.53%) Oracle Database 10g
3 8 (10.53%) Oracle Database 11g
4 6 (7.89%) BusinessObjects XI
5 5 (6.58%) Relational Database
5 5 (6.58%) RDBMS
6 4 (5.26%) Oracle Reports
6 4 (5.26%) Oracle Discoverer
7 3 (3.95%) MySQL
8 2 (2.63%) Siebel EIM
8 2 (2.63%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 2 (2.63%) Oracle BI EE
8 2 (2.63%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 4 (5.26%) ERwin
2 2 (2.63%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (1.32%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 15 (19.74%) Banking
2 9 (11.84%) Finance
3 4 (5.26%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.32%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (17.11%) Administrator
2 12 (15.79%) Developer
3 10 (13.16%) Analyst
3 10 (13.16%) Architect
4 9 (11.84%) AIX Administrator
5 8 (10.53%) Integration Architect
6 6 (7.89%) Linux Administrator
6 6 (7.89%) VMware Engineer
7 5 (6.58%) Middleware Analyst
7 5 (6.58%) Systems Administrator
8 3 (3.95%) Systems Engineer
8 3 (3.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (3.95%) Support Analyst
8 3 (3.95%) Tester
8 3 (3.95%) IT Consultant
8 3 (3.95%) Consultant
8 3 (3.95%) Informatica Developer
8 3 (3.95%) Data Warehouse Specialist
8 3 (3.95%) Software Tester
8 3 (3.95%) Data Warehouse Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.53%) Middleware
2 7 (9.21%) Web Services
3 6 (7.89%) Velocity
4 5 (6.58%) Regular Expression
4 5 (6.58%) XML
4 5 (6.58%) WebSphere MQ
4 5 (6.58%) Rendezvous
5 3 (3.95%) HTML
5 3 (3.95%) .NET
6 2 (2.63%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.89%) HACMP
2 4 (5.26%) Data Integration
2 4 (5.26%) LPAR
3 3 (3.95%) DLPAR
3 3 (3.95%) Firmware
3 3 (3.95%) Replication
3 3 (3.95%) Clustering
4 2 (2.63%) Wiki
5 1 (1.32%) CMDB
5 1 (1.32%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.32%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 39 (51.32%) UNIX
2 28 (36.84%) Linux
3 16 (21.05%) Windows
4 15 (19.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 14 (18.42%) AIX
6 10 (13.16%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (9.21%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (7.89%) Solaris
9 4 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (3.95%) HPUX
11 2 (2.63%) Windows 7
12 1 (1.32%) Tru64
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (26.32%) Migration
2 16 (21.05%) Change Management
2 16 (21.05%) ITIL
3 15 (19.74%) Performance Tuning
4 13 (17.11%) Capacity Planning
5 12 (15.79%) Data Modelling
5 12 (15.79%) ETL
6 8 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (7.89%) Business Analysis
7 6 (7.89%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 6 (7.89%) Customer Engagement
7 6 (7.89%) Workflow
8 4 (5.26%) Test Scripting
8 4 (5.26%) Performance Management
8 4 (5.26%) Dimensional Modelling
8 4 (5.26%) Data Architecture
8 4 (5.26%) Configuration Management
8 4 (5.26%) CRM
8 4 (5.26%) EAI
9 3 (3.95%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (48.68%) SQL
2 30 (39.47%) PL/SQL
3 25 (32.89%) Perl
4 21 (27.63%) Java
5 18 (23.68%) Python
6 15 (19.74%) VBA
7 6 (7.89%) VB
8 4 (5.26%) C#
9 3 (3.95%) C++
9 3 (3.95%) C
9 3 (3.95%) VBScript
9 3 (3.95%) VB.NET
10 2 (2.63%) Ruby
10 2 (2.63%) Bash Shell
11 1 (1.32%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 16 (21.05%) Security Cleared
2 13 (17.11%) SC Cleared
3 12 (15.79%) Degree
4 9 (11.84%) ITIL Certification
5 6 (7.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.32%) MCSE
6 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.32%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (1.32%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 9 (11.84%) VMware ESX
2 7 (9.21%) Active Directory
3 6 (7.89%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (3.95%) PowerHA
4 3 (3.95%) RHEV
5 2 (2.63%) GPFS
5 2 (2.63%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (1.32%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 6 (7.89%) Tivoli
2 5 (6.58%) BladeLogic
3 3 (3.95%) NetBackup
3 3 (3.95%) Unicenter
4 2 (2.63%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (2.63%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 2 (2.63%) Data Guard
4 2 (2.63%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (1.32%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (1.32%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (1.32%) SCCM
5 1 (1.32%) Legato
Vendors
1 30 (39.47%) Oracle
2 20 (26.32%) Red Hat
3 19 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 14 (18.42%) Dell
4 14 (18.42%) SAP
4 14 (18.42%) webMethods
4 14 (18.42%) Software AG
5 12 (15.79%) Informatica
6 11 (14.47%) Cyber-Ark
7 10 (13.16%) VMware
8 9 (11.84%) Splunk
8 9 (11.84%) IBM
9 7 (9.21%) CA
10 6 (7.89%) HP
11 5 (6.58%) TIBCO
12 4 (5.26%) EMC
13 3 (3.95%) Sybase
13 3 (3.95%) NetApp
14 2 (2.63%) Siebel
15 1 (1.32%) Symantec