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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Shell Scripting (Shell Programming)
Rank 129 162 88
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -74
Contract jobs citing Shell Script 31 12 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.88% 0.27% 1.58%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.38% 0.87% 4.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 8 30
Median daily rate £420 £388 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.38% -4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £334 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £545 £452
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £401 £383
% change year-on-year
-3.24% +4.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 £33.73
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +33.43%
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
1304 1373 1107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 36.96% 30.67% 34.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 886 871 672
Median daily rate £375 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 50 30
Median hourly rate £32.50 £37.50 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +10.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.95 £19.20 £13.83
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £41.20 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +11.42%

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
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 30 September 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
Cheshire +14 12 £415 -36.15%
Manchester -5 9 £425 +21.86% 8
Lancashire +28 7 £381 -15.27%
Cumbria - 2 - -
Shell Script
England

Shell Script
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 51 (65.38%) Linux
2 43 (55.13%) Oracle
3 33 (42.31%) Bash Shell
3 33 (42.31%) Oracle Database
4 29 (37.18%) Unix
5 27 (34.62%) C
6 26 (33.33%) Java
7 24 (30.77%) Clustering
8 21 (26.92%) Windows
9 20 (25.64%) Python
10 18 (23.08%) Tuxedo
10 18 (23.08%) RDBMS
10 18 (23.08%) COBOL
10 18 (23.08%) Micro Focus
10 18 (23.08%) Relational Database
11 16 (20.51%) Puppet
11 16 (20.51%) Perl
11 16 (20.51%) SSL
12 15 (19.23%) Security Cleared
13 13 (16.67%) Jenkins
13 13 (16.67%) Apache
13 13 (16.67%) Finance
14 12 (15.38%) Red Hat
14 12 (15.38%) IBM
14 12 (15.38%) Performance Tuning
14 12 (15.38%) Open Source
14 12 (15.38%) Oracle Database 11g
14 12 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
15 11 (14.10%) WebSphere
15 11 (14.10%) Opscode Chef

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 18 (23.08%) Tuxedo
2 13 (16.67%) Apache
3 11 (14.10%) WebSphere
4 9 (11.54%) Oracle Application Server
5 8 (10.26%) Tomcat
5 8 (10.26%) WebLogic
5 8 (10.26%) WebSphere Application Server
6 6 (7.69%) JBoss
7 5 (6.41%) OpenStack
7 5 (6.41%) SAS
8 3 (3.85%) IBM HTTP Server
9 2 (2.56%) GlassFish
9 2 (2.56%) IIS
9 2 (2.56%) Liferay
9 2 (2.56%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 2 (2.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 2 (2.56%) WebLogic Portal
10 1 (1.28%) Commerce Server
Applications
1 1 (1.28%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.28%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 11 (14.10%) Oracle EBS
2 10 (12.82%) Oracle EBS R12
3 5 (6.41%) Oracle 11i
3 5 (6.41%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (2.56%) Oracle Cash Management
4 2 (2.56%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (1.28%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (12.82%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (6.41%) IaaS
2 5 (6.41%) SaaS
3 4 (5.13%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (20.51%) SSL
2 10 (12.82%) HTTP
3 8 (10.26%) HTTPS
4 7 (8.97%) DNS
5 6 (7.69%) DHCP
5 6 (7.69%) LDAP
6 5 (6.41%) Fibre Channel
6 5 (6.41%) IMAP
6 5 (6.41%) iSCSI
6 5 (6.41%) MRTG
6 5 (6.41%) SMTP
7 3 (3.85%) SAN
8 2 (2.56%) Firewall
9 1 (1.28%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (42.31%) Oracle Database
2 18 (23.08%) RDBMS
2 18 (23.08%) Relational Database
3 12 (15.38%) Oracle Database 11g
4 9 (11.54%) Oracle Database 10g
5 5 (6.41%) Oracle Database 12c
5 5 (6.41%) Oracle Discoverer
6 3 (3.85%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (3.85%) Oracle9i Database
7 2 (2.56%) MySQL
7 2 (2.56%) Oracle8/8i Database
7 2 (2.56%) SAP HANA
7 2 (2.56%) SQL Server
8 1 (1.28%) Amazon Redshift
8 1 (1.28%) DB2
8 1 (1.28%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (1.28%) PowerCenter
8 1 (1.28%) SQLPlus
8 1 (1.28%) TKPROF
8 1 (1.28%) VLDB
Development Applications
1 13 (16.67%) Jenkins
2 8 (10.26%) MSI
3 7 (8.97%) GitLab
4 3 (3.85%) JIRA
5 2 (2.56%) ClearCase
5 2 (2.56%) Git (software)
5 2 (2.56%) Introscope
6 1 (1.28%) Ant
6 1 (1.28%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 13 (16.67%) Finance
2 7 (8.97%) Banking
3 2 (2.56%) General Ledger
3 2 (2.56%) Retail
3 2 (2.56%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.28%) Law
Job Titles
1 24 (30.77%) Developer
2 12 (15.38%) Linux Engineer
3 10 (12.82%) Administrator
3 10 (12.82%) DBA
4 9 (11.54%) Oracle DBA
5 7 (8.97%) Consultant
6 5 (6.41%) Automation Engineer
6 5 (6.41%) DevOps Engineer
6 5 (6.41%) Senior Test Engineer
6 5 (6.41%) Test Engineer
7 4 (5.13%) Cloud Automation Engineer
7 4 (5.13%) Cloud Engineer
7 4 (5.13%) Oracle Applications DBA
7 4 (5.13%) SC Cleared DBA
7 4 (5.13%) Systems Administrator
7 4 (5.13%) Unix Administrator
8 3 (3.85%) Applications Specialist
8 3 (3.85%) J2EE Developer
8 3 (3.85%) Oracle Developer
8 3 (3.85%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (14.10%) Middleware
2 5 (6.41%) J2EE
3 3 (3.85%) .NET
3 3 (3.85%) Oracle Fusion
4 2 (2.56%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (1.28%) CSS
5 1 (1.28%) HTML
5 1 (1.28%) IBM Integration Bus
5 1 (1.28%) JDBC
5 1 (1.28%) JMS
5 1 (1.28%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 24 (30.77%) Clustering
2 9 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (10.26%) Wiki
4 4 (5.13%) Virtual Team
5 3 (3.85%) Mainframe
6 2 (2.56%) Data Centre
6 2 (2.56%) LPAR
6 2 (2.56%) User Experience
7 1 (1.28%) BBC
7 1 (1.28%) CESG
7 1 (1.28%) CESG CLAS
7 1 (1.28%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.28%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 51 (65.38%) Linux
2 29 (37.18%) Unix
3 21 (26.92%) Windows
4 8 (10.26%) CentOS
4 8 (10.26%) Solaris
5 7 (8.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (7.69%) AIX
6 6 (7.69%) SUSE
7 5 (6.41%) Debian
7 5 (6.41%) Ubuntu
8 4 (5.13%) HPUX
9 3 (3.85%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 2 (2.56%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (15.38%) Open Source
1 12 (15.38%) Performance Tuning
2 11 (14.10%) Change Management
3 9 (11.54%) TDD
4 8 (10.26%) Security Architecture
4 8 (10.26%) Security Operations
5 7 (8.97%) DevOps
5 7 (8.97%) High Availability
5 7 (8.97%) ITIL
6 6 (7.69%) Database Tuning
6 6 (7.69%) Problem Management
7 5 (6.41%) SOA
8 4 (5.13%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (5.13%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (5.13%) Test Strategy
9 3 (3.85%) Data Modelling
9 3 (3.85%) ETL
9 3 (3.85%) Scrum
9 3 (3.85%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 33 (42.31%) Bash Shell
2 27 (34.62%) C
3 26 (33.33%) Java
4 20 (25.64%) Python
5 18 (23.08%) COBOL
6 16 (20.51%) Perl
7 8 (10.26%) PowerShell
7 8 (10.26%) SQL
8 7 (8.97%) PL/SQL
9 6 (7.69%) JavaScript
9 6 (7.69%) PHP
10 5 (6.41%) C++
10 5 (6.41%) Korn
11 4 (5.13%) Jython
12 3 (3.85%) C#
12 3 (3.85%) Ruby
13 1 (1.28%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 15 (19.23%) Security Cleared
2 9 (11.54%) SC Cleared
3 5 (6.41%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (2.56%) MCSE
6 1 (1.28%) CISSP
6 1 (1.28%) CLAS
6 1 (1.28%) ISEB
6 1 (1.28%) OCP
6 1 (1.28%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (1.28%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.13%) QA
2 2 (2.56%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (12.82%) Oracle RAC
2 8 (10.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (8.97%) iptables
4 6 (7.69%) Virtual Machines
5 5 (6.41%) Dovecot
5 5 (6.41%) KVM
5 5 (6.41%) Sendmail
5 5 (6.41%) Squid
6 3 (3.85%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 2 (2.56%) Firmware
7 2 (2.56%) NFS
7 2 (2.56%) Samba
7 2 (2.56%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 2 (2.56%) vSphere
8 1 (1.28%) Ceph
8 1 (1.28%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 16 (20.51%) Puppet
2 11 (14.10%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (10.26%) yum
4 7 (8.97%) Data Guard
5 6 (7.69%) Tivoli
6 5 (6.41%) CA Wily
6 5 (6.41%) Cacti
6 5 (6.41%) HAProxy
6 5 (6.41%) Nagios
6 5 (6.41%) OpenNebula
7 3 (3.85%) BladeLogic
7 3 (3.85%) NetBackup
7 3 (3.85%) Oracle ZFS
8 2 (2.56%) HP Data Protector
8 2 (2.56%) nmon
8 2 (2.56%) TADDM
9 1 (1.28%) Legato
9 1 (1.28%) Oracle Statspack
Vendors
1 43 (55.13%) Oracle
2 18 (23.08%) Micro Focus
3 12 (15.38%) IBM
3 12 (15.38%) Red Hat
4 10 (12.82%) VMware
5 5 (6.41%) CA
6 4 (5.13%) Sun
7 3 (3.85%) EMC
7 3 (3.85%) HP
7 3 (3.85%) Veritas
8 2 (2.56%) Actimize
8 2 (2.56%) Endeca
8 2 (2.56%) Informatica
8 2 (2.56%) LANDesk
8 2 (2.56%) Microsoft
8 2 (2.56%) SAP
8 2 (2.56%) Siebel
9 1 (1.28%) Greenplum
9 1 (1.28%) ParAccel
9 1 (1.28%) Vertica