The table below looks at the statistics 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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Shell Scripting (Shell Programming)
Rank 109 90 74
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -16
Contract jobs citing Shell Script 23 41 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.73% 1.50% 2.02%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.11% 4.18% 5.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 19 30
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£344 £340 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.10% -6.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £226 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £406 £445 £439
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £374
% change year-on-year
- -6.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.25 £34.82 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-33.22% -12.95%
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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 North West region.

Programming Languages Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1090 980 978
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 34.77% 35.77% 37.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 716 556 559
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 34 45
Average hourly rate £35.50 £32.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.93% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.60 £15.25 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.00 £41.43
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.23% -7.14%

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 23 January 2015.

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 23 January 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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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
Cheshire -5 12 £325 -0.95% 1
Manchester -8 6 £306 -7.89% 5
Merseyside - - - - 1
Shell Script
England

Shell Script
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 36 (67.92%) Oracle
2 32 (60.38%) UNIX
3 31 (58.49%) Linux
4 25 (47.17%) SQL
5 21 (39.62%) PL/SQL
6 19 (35.85%) Finance
7 16 (30.19%) Windows
8 15 (28.30%) Tomcat
9 14 (26.42%) Red Hat
10 13 (24.53%) Business Intelligence
10 13 (24.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 12 (22.64%) Analytical Skills
11 12 (22.64%) CA
11 12 (22.64%) Informatica
11 12 (22.64%) IIS
11 12 (22.64%) Java
12 11 (20.75%) ITIL
12 11 (20.75%) Migration
12 11 (20.75%) SC Cleared
12 11 (20.75%) Security Cleared
13 10 (18.87%) Oracle Database
13 10 (18.87%) Web Services
13 10 (18.87%) HP
14 9 (16.98%) WebSphere
15 8 (15.09%) Performance Tuning
15 8 (15.09%) CA SiteMinder
15 8 (15.09%) ITIL Certification
15 8 (15.09%) PowerCenter
15 8 (15.09%) Firmware
15 8 (15.09%) ETL

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

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 15 (28.30%) Tomcat
2 12 (22.64%) IIS
3 9 (16.98%) WebSphere
4 4 (7.55%) Oracle Service Bus
4 4 (7.55%) JBoss
4 4 (7.55%) Apache
4 4 (7.55%) SharePoint
4 4 (7.55%) iPlanet
5 3 (5.66%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
5 3 (5.66%) TIBCO EMS
5 3 (5.66%) Oracle Workflow
6 2 (3.77%) IBM HTTP Server
6 2 (3.77%) CMS
6 2 (3.77%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 1 (1.89%) PowerExchange
7 1 (1.89%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (1.89%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (5.66%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.77%) MS Office
3 1 (1.89%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (11.32%) Oracle EBS R12
2 5 (9.43%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (5.66%) Oracle Applications
3 3 (5.66%) ResourceLink
3 3 (5.66%) BusinessWorks
4 2 (3.77%) Oracle 11i
5 1 (1.89%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.66%) SaaS
1 3 (5.66%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (1.89%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (15.09%) LDAP
2 7 (13.21%) SAN
3 2 (3.77%) HTTP
4 1 (1.89%) SNMP
4 1 (1.89%) DNS
4 1 (1.89%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (18.87%) Oracle Database
2 8 (15.09%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (15.09%) PowerCenter
3 6 (11.32%) SQL Server
4 5 (9.43%) Oracle Discoverer
4 5 (9.43%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 5 (9.43%) Oracle Reports
4 5 (9.43%) Oracle Database 10g
4 5 (9.43%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (5.66%) Relational Database
5 3 (5.66%) RDBMS
6 2 (3.77%) SQLPlus
6 2 (3.77%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.89%) Oracle OLAP
7 1 (1.89%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 7 (13.21%) ERwin
2 6 (11.32%) Rational Rose
3 4 (7.55%) Oracle Forms
4 3 (5.66%) Ant
5 2 (3.77%) Oracle APEX
5 2 (3.77%) Introscope
6 1 (1.89%) Subversion
6 1 (1.89%) JIRA
General
1 19 (35.85%) Finance
2 7 (13.21%) Banking
3 5 (9.43%) Manufacturing
4 4 (7.55%) Retail
5 2 (3.77%) Investment Banking
5 2 (3.77%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (30.19%) Administrator
2 13 (24.53%) Developer
3 9 (16.98%) Linux Administrator
4 8 (15.09%) Technical Specialist
4 8 (15.09%) Oracle Developer
5 5 (9.43%) Systems Administrator
5 5 (9.43%) HPUX Systems Administrator
5 5 (9.43%) HPUX Engineer
6 4 (7.55%) Linux Engineer
6 4 (7.55%) AIX Administrator
7 3 (5.66%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 3 (5.66%) TIBCO Specialist
7 3 (5.66%) Applications Developer
7 3 (5.66%) Architect
7 3 (5.66%) Oracle Applications Developer
8 2 (3.77%) Java Developer
8 2 (3.77%) Integration Architect
8 2 (3.77%) Senior Developer
8 2 (3.77%) Systems Engineer
8 2 (3.77%) Systems Integrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (18.87%) Web Services
2 3 (5.66%) Rendezvous
2 3 (5.66%) Middleware
3 2 (3.77%) HTML
3 2 (3.77%) J2EE
3 2 (3.77%) EJB
3 2 (3.77%) JDBC
3 2 (3.77%) XML
4 1 (1.89%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (1.89%) Java EE
4 1 (1.89%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 12 (22.64%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.55%) Data Integration
3 2 (3.77%) LPAR
3 2 (3.77%) HACMP
4 1 (1.89%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.89%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 32 (60.38%) UNIX
2 31 (58.49%) Linux
3 16 (30.19%) Windows
4 13 (24.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (15.09%) HPUX
6 7 (13.21%) AIX
7 2 (3.77%) VMS
7 2 (3.77%) SUSE
7 2 (3.77%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (3.77%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 1 (1.89%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.89%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (24.53%) Business Intelligence
2 11 (20.75%) ITIL
2 11 (20.75%) Migration
3 8 (15.09%) ETL
3 8 (15.09%) Performance Tuning
4 7 (13.21%) Dimensional Modelling
4 7 (13.21%) Capacity Planning
4 7 (13.21%) Data Modelling
4 7 (13.21%) SOA
4 7 (13.21%) Physical Data Model
5 6 (11.32%) CRM
6 5 (9.43%) Process Improvement
6 5 (9.43%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (9.43%) Business Analysis
7 4 (7.55%) Data Architecture
7 4 (7.55%) EAI
7 4 (7.55%) Root Cause Analysis
8 3 (5.66%) Configuration Management
8 3 (5.66%) Service Delivery
8 3 (5.66%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (47.17%) SQL
2 21 (39.62%) PL/SQL
3 12 (22.64%) Java
4 4 (7.55%) Perl
4 4 (7.55%) Python
5 3 (5.66%) VBA
6 2 (3.77%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.89%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (20.75%) SC Cleared
1 11 (20.75%) Security Cleared
2 8 (15.09%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (5.66%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.32%) SLA
2 2 (3.77%) QA
System Software
1 8 (15.09%) Firmware
2 2 (3.77%) GPFS
3 1 (1.89%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.89%) Terminal Services
3 1 (1.89%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 1 (1.89%) PowerHA
3 1 (1.89%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 8 (15.09%) CA SiteMinder
2 3 (5.66%) TIBCO Hawk
2 3 (5.66%) Tivoli
2 3 (5.66%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (3.77%) CA Wily
3 2 (3.77%) Puppet
4 1 (1.89%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.89%) Nagios
4 1 (1.89%) WSUS
Vendors
1 36 (67.92%) Oracle
2 14 (26.42%) Red Hat
3 12 (22.64%) CA
3 12 (22.64%) Informatica
4 10 (18.87%) HP
5 6 (11.32%) Sun
5 6 (11.32%) IBM
6 4 (7.55%) SAP
6 4 (7.55%) Cyber-Ark
7 3 (5.66%) Software AG
7 3 (5.66%) Dell
7 3 (5.66%) Microsoft
7 3 (5.66%) Sybase
7 3 (5.66%) TIBCO
7 3 (5.66%) webMethods
8 2 (3.77%) FatWire
8 2 (3.77%) VMware
8 2 (3.77%) Brocade
8 2 (3.77%) EMC
9 1 (1.89%) Splunk