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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Shell Script over the 3 months to 5 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Shell Scripting (Shell Programming)
Rank 125 144 116
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -28
Contract jobs citing Shell Script 30 18 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.93% 0.43% 0.89%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.61% 1.41% 2.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 12 20
Median daily rate £413 £363 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.79% +1.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £291 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £415 £363
% change year-on-year
-5.42% +14.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.25 £39.50 £35.50
% change year-on-year
-3.16% +11.26%
Shell Script
England

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
1148 1280 1156
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 35.64% 30.90% 35.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 811 789 756
Median daily rate £388 £375 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £236 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 57 32
Median hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £13.50 £17.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.65 £47.33 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

Shell Script
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing Shell Script as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 5 December 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Shell Script within the North West region over the 3 months to 5 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Lancashire +8 15 £388 +69.58% 2
Manchester +11 13 £430 +43.33% 10
Cumbria - 1 - -
Shell Script
England

Shell Script
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 5 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Shell Script also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for Shell Script.

1 44 (63.77%) Linux
2 34 (49.28%) Bash Shell
3 31 (44.93%) Oracle
4 28 (40.58%) C
4 28 (40.58%) Python
5 26 (37.68%) Java
6 25 (36.23%) Oracle Database
7 22 (31.88%) Clustering
8 21 (30.43%) Unix
9 19 (27.54%) Puppet
10 17 (24.64%) Opscode Chef
10 17 (24.64%) Relational Database
10 17 (24.64%) RDBMS
11 16 (23.19%) SSL
11 16 (23.19%) Tuxedo
11 16 (23.19%) Perl
11 16 (23.19%) COBOL
11 16 (23.19%) Micro Focus
12 14 (20.29%) Amazon AWS
12 14 (20.29%) Open Source
13 13 (18.84%) Ruby
14 12 (17.39%) Jenkins
14 12 (17.39%) DevOps
15 10 (14.49%) OpenStack
15 10 (14.49%) Agile Software Development
15 10 (14.49%) JavaScript
15 10 (14.49%) Windows
16 9 (13.04%) Oracle EBS
16 9 (13.04%) Oracle EBS R12
17 8 (11.59%) Security Cleared

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 16 (23.19%) Tuxedo
2 10 (14.49%) OpenStack
3 8 (11.59%) Apache
4 6 (8.70%) WebSphere
4 6 (8.70%) WebSphere Application Server
5 5 (7.25%) CloudStack
5 5 (7.25%) SAS
6 4 (5.80%) JBoss
6 4 (5.80%) Oracle Application Server
7 3 (4.35%) IBM HTTP Server
7 3 (4.35%) Tomcat
8 1 (1.45%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 9 (13.04%) Oracle EBS
1 9 (13.04%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (2.90%) Oracle Cash Management
2 2 (2.90%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 14 (20.29%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (7.25%) IaaS
2 5 (7.25%) SaaS
3 4 (5.80%) PaaS
4 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (23.19%) SSL
2 8 (11.59%) HTTP
3 7 (10.14%) HTTPS
4 6 (8.70%) LDAP
5 5 (7.25%) DHCP
5 5 (7.25%) DNS
5 5 (7.25%) Fibre Channel
5 5 (7.25%) IMAP
5 5 (7.25%) iSCSI
5 5 (7.25%) MRTG
5 5 (7.25%) SMTP
6 2 (2.90%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (36.23%) Oracle Database
2 17 (24.64%) RDBMS
2 17 (24.64%) Relational Database
3 6 (8.70%) Oracle Database 11g
4 5 (7.25%) Oracle Database 12c
4 5 (7.25%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (2.90%) MySQL
5 2 (2.90%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (2.90%) Oracle9i Database
5 2 (2.90%) SAP HANA
6 1 (1.45%) Amazon Redshift
6 1 (1.45%) NonStop SQL
6 1 (1.45%) Oracle8/8i Database
6 1 (1.45%) PowerCenter
6 1 (1.45%) SQLPlus
6 1 (1.45%) TKPROF
6 1 (1.45%) VLDB
Development Applications
1 12 (17.39%) Jenkins
2 7 (10.14%) MSI
3 6 (8.70%) GitLab
4 1 (1.45%) Ant
4 1 (1.45%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.45%) Subversion
4 1 (1.45%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (1.45%) Toad
General
1 6 (8.70%) Finance
2 5 (7.25%) Banking
3 2 (2.90%) General Ledger
4 1 (1.45%) Advertising
4 1 (1.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (28.99%) Developer
2 12 (17.39%) DevOps Engineer
3 10 (14.49%) Linux Engineer
4 7 (10.14%) Test Engineer
5 6 (8.70%) Senior Test Engineer
6 5 (7.25%) Administrator
6 5 (7.25%) Automation Engineer
6 5 (7.25%) Consultant
6 5 (7.25%) Platform Engineer
7 4 (5.80%) Cloud Automation Engineer
7 4 (5.80%) Cloud Engineer
7 4 (5.80%) DBA
8 3 (4.35%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 3 (4.35%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 3 (4.35%) Oracle DBA
8 3 (4.35%) Server Administrator
8 3 (4.35%) WebSphere Administrator
8 3 (4.35%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
9 2 (2.90%) J2EE Applications Developer
9 2 (2.90%) Linux Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.14%) .NET
2 6 (8.70%) Middleware
3 5 (7.25%) J2EE
4 3 (4.35%) ELK Stack
4 3 (4.35%) JMS
5 2 (2.90%) JDBC
6 1 (1.45%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.45%) Hibernate
6 1 (1.45%) HTML
6 1 (1.45%) IBM Integration Bus
6 1 (1.45%) Java EE
6 1 (1.45%) Java SE
6 1 (1.45%) JPA
6 1 (1.45%) JSF
6 1 (1.45%) REST
6 1 (1.45%) SOAP
6 1 (1.45%) Spring
6 1 (1.45%) Web Services
6 1 (1.45%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (1.45%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 22 (31.88%) Clustering
2 8 (11.59%) Virtual Team
3 7 (10.14%) Wiki
4 6 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.90%) Mainframe
5 2 (2.90%) User Experience
6 1 (1.45%) BBC
6 1 (1.45%) CESG
6 1 (1.45%) CESG CLAS
6 1 (1.45%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.45%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 44 (63.77%) Linux
2 21 (30.43%) Unix
3 10 (14.49%) Windows
4 5 (7.25%) CentOS
4 5 (7.25%) Debian
4 5 (7.25%) Solaris
4 5 (7.25%) Ubuntu
5 3 (4.35%) SUSE
6 2 (2.90%) AIX
6 2 (2.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.45%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (20.29%) Open Source
2 12 (17.39%) DevOps
3 10 (14.49%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (10.14%) High Availability
4 7 (10.14%) Security Architecture
4 7 (10.14%) Security Operations
4 7 (10.14%) TDD
4 7 (10.14%) Test Strategy
5 6 (8.70%) Automated Testing
5 6 (8.70%) ERP
5 6 (8.70%) Integration Testing
5 6 (8.70%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (7.25%) Change Management
6 5 (7.25%) Functional Testing
6 5 (7.25%) ITIL
7 4 (5.80%) Configuration Management
7 4 (5.80%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (4.35%) Performance Analysis
8 3 (4.35%) Workflow
9 2 (2.90%) Cash Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (49.28%) Bash Shell
2 28 (40.58%) C
2 28 (40.58%) Python
3 26 (37.68%) Java
4 16 (23.19%) COBOL
4 16 (23.19%) Perl
5 13 (18.84%) Ruby
6 10 (14.49%) JavaScript
7 8 (11.59%) PowerShell
8 7 (10.14%) C#
9 6 (8.70%) SQL
10 5 (7.25%) C++
10 5 (7.25%) Korn
10 5 (7.25%) PHP
11 4 (5.80%) PL/SQL
12 3 (4.35%) Jython
Qualifications
1 8 (11.59%) Security Cleared
2 4 (5.80%) BPSS Clearance
2 4 (5.80%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.45%) CISSP
3 1 (1.45%) CLAS
3 1 (1.45%) ISEB
3 1 (1.45%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.80%) QA
2 2 (2.90%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (10.14%) vSphere
2 5 (7.25%) Dovecot
2 5 (7.25%) iptables
2 5 (7.25%) KVM
2 5 (7.25%) Sendmail
2 5 (7.25%) Squid
2 5 (7.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (7.25%) Xen
2 5 (7.25%) XenServer
3 2 (2.90%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (2.90%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 2 (2.90%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 1 (1.45%) Ceph
4 1 (1.45%) Docker
Systems Management
1 19 (27.54%) Puppet
2 17 (24.64%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (10.14%) yum
4 5 (7.25%) Cacti
4 5 (7.25%) Cobbler
4 5 (7.25%) HAProxy
4 5 (7.25%) Nagios
4 5 (7.25%) OpenNebula
5 4 (5.80%) Ansible
5 4 (5.80%) Oracle ZFS
6 3 (4.35%) BladeLogic
6 3 (4.35%) CA Wily
7 2 (2.90%) Data Guard
7 2 (2.90%) NetBackup
8 1 (1.45%) Graphite
8 1 (1.45%) Graylog
8 1 (1.45%) Oracle Statspack
8 1 (1.45%) SCOM
8 1 (1.45%) TADDM
8 1 (1.45%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 31 (44.93%) Oracle
2 16 (23.19%) Micro Focus
3 8 (11.59%) VMware
4 7 (10.14%) Red Hat
5 5 (7.25%) IBM
6 3 (4.35%) CA
6 3 (4.35%) New Relic
6 3 (4.35%) Sun
7 2 (2.90%) EMC
7 2 (2.90%) LANDesk
7 2 (2.90%) SAP
7 2 (2.90%) Veritas
8 1 (1.45%) Cisco
8 1 (1.45%) Greenplum
8 1 (1.45%) Informatica
8 1 (1.45%) Microsoft
8 1 (1.45%) ParAccel
8 1 (1.45%) Siebel
8 1 (1.45%) Talend
8 1 (1.45%) Vertica
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