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 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Shell Scripting (Shell Programming)
England / North West
Rank 104 126 110
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -16
Contract jobs citing Shell Script 27 32 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.04% 0.84% 0.89%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.62% 2.35% 2.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 15 13
Median daily rate £430 £380 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.15% +16.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £292 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £465 £390
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £418 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.79% +19.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £41.50 £9.00
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +361.11%

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
1032 1362 1086
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 39.68% 35.88% 34.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 710 877 725
Median daily rate £375 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 65 30
Median hourly rate £45.00 £30.00 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -15.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.70 £14.00 £21.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.68 £42.36 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +12.67%

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 23 January 2017.

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 23 January 2017. 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 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
Manchester +15 20 £430 +38.70% 4
Cheshire +23 4 £425 -10.52%
Lancashire +3 1 - -
Shell Script
England

Shell Script
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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 39 (61.90%) Linux
2 32 (50.79%) Python
3 26 (41.27%) Bash Shell
4 25 (39.68%) Oracle
5 24 (38.10%) Unix
5 24 (38.10%) Puppet
6 21 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
7 18 (28.57%) Oracle Database
7 18 (28.57%) Open Source
7 18 (28.57%) C
8 17 (26.98%) Amazon AWS
9 16 (25.40%) Java
9 16 (25.40%) Perl
9 16 (25.40%) SSL
10 15 (23.81%) Ruby
11 14 (22.22%) DevOps
11 14 (22.22%) Clustering
12 13 (20.63%) Agile Software Development
12 13 (20.63%) OpenStack
13 12 (19.05%) Jenkins
14 11 (17.46%) JavaScript
14 11 (17.46%) Windows
15 10 (15.87%) HTTP
15 10 (15.87%) Apache
15 10 (15.87%) VMware
16 9 (14.29%) Red Hat
16 9 (14.29%) Oracle EBS
16 9 (14.29%) vSphere
16 9 (14.29%) Oracle EBS R12
16 9 (14.29%) Relational Database

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 13 (20.63%) OpenStack
2 10 (15.87%) Apache
3 8 (12.70%) WebSphere
3 8 (12.70%) WebSphere Application Server
4 7 (11.11%) CloudStack
5 6 (9.52%) Tuxedo
6 5 (7.94%) SAS
7 4 (6.35%) Oracle Application Server
8 3 (4.76%) IBM HTTP Server
9 2 (3.17%) JBoss
9 2 (3.17%) Tomcat
10 1 (1.59%) Apache Solr
10 1 (1.59%) Cloud Foundry
10 1 (1.59%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (1.59%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 9 (14.29%) Oracle EBS
1 9 (14.29%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (3.17%) Oracle Cash Management
2 2 (3.17%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 17 (26.98%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (7.94%) IaaS
2 5 (7.94%) SaaS
3 4 (6.35%) PaaS
4 2 (3.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (25.40%) SSL
2 10 (15.87%) HTTP
3 7 (11.11%) HTTPS
4 5 (7.94%) DHCP
4 5 (7.94%) DNS
4 5 (7.94%) Fibre Channel
4 5 (7.94%) IMAP
4 5 (7.94%) iSCSI
4 5 (7.94%) LDAP
4 5 (7.94%) MRTG
4 5 (7.94%) SMTP
5 3 (4.76%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (28.57%) Oracle Database
2 9 (14.29%) Relational Database
3 7 (11.11%) Oracle Database 11g
3 7 (11.11%) RDBMS
4 6 (9.52%) Oracle Database 12c
5 5 (7.94%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (4.76%) MySQL
7 2 (3.17%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (3.17%) Oracle9i Database
7 2 (3.17%) SAP HANA
7 2 (3.17%) SQL Server
8 1 (1.59%) Amazon Redshift
8 1 (1.59%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.59%) NonStop SQL
8 1 (1.59%) NoSQL
8 1 (1.59%) Oracle8/8i Database
8 1 (1.59%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (1.59%) SQLPlus
8 1 (1.59%) TKPROF
8 1 (1.59%) VLDB
Development Applications
1 12 (19.05%) Jenkins
2 7 (11.11%) MSI
3 6 (9.52%) GitLab
4 1 (1.59%) Ant
4 1 (1.59%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.59%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.59%) Subversion
4 1 (1.59%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (1.59%) Toad
4 1 (1.59%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (7.94%) Banking
2 4 (6.35%) Finance
3 2 (3.17%) General Ledger
4 1 (1.59%) Advertising
4 1 (1.59%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (22.22%) DevOps Engineer
2 11 (17.46%) Linux Engineer
3 9 (14.29%) Developer
4 7 (11.11%) Administrator
4 7 (11.11%) Platform Engineer
4 7 (11.11%) Test Engineer
5 6 (9.52%) Senior Test Engineer
6 5 (7.94%) Automation Engineer
6 5 (7.94%) DBA
7 4 (6.35%) Cloud Engineer
7 4 (6.35%) Oracle DBA
7 4 (6.35%) WebSphere Administrator
8 3 (4.76%) Cloud Automation Engineer
8 3 (4.76%) Consultant
8 3 (4.76%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 3 (4.76%) Server Administrator
8 3 (4.76%) Solaris Engineer
8 3 (4.76%) Unix Engineer
8 3 (4.76%) Unix Linux Engineer
8 3 (4.76%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (12.70%) .NET
2 4 (6.35%) ELK Stack
2 4 (6.35%) Middleware
3 3 (4.76%) J2EE
3 3 (4.76%) JMS
3 3 (4.76%) Web Services
4 2 (3.17%) .NET Framework
4 2 (3.17%) JDBC
4 2 (3.17%) XML
5 1 (1.59%) CSS
5 1 (1.59%) Django
5 1 (1.59%) HTML
5 1 (1.59%) IBM Integration Bus
5 1 (1.59%) Java EE
5 1 (1.59%) Java SE
5 1 (1.59%) JPA
5 1 (1.59%) jQuery
5 1 (1.59%) REST
5 1 (1.59%) SOAP
5 1 (1.59%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 14 (22.22%) Clustering
2 8 (12.70%) Virtual Team
3 7 (11.11%) Wiki
4 5 (7.94%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.17%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.17%) User Experience
6 1 (1.59%) BBC
6 1 (1.59%) CESG
6 1 (1.59%) CESG CLAS
6 1 (1.59%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.59%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.59%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.59%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 39 (61.90%) Linux
2 24 (38.10%) Unix
3 11 (17.46%) Windows
4 8 (12.70%) Solaris
5 5 (7.94%) CentOS
5 5 (7.94%) Debian
5 5 (7.94%) Ubuntu
6 4 (6.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (3.17%) AIX
7 2 (3.17%) SUSE
8 1 (1.59%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (28.57%) Open Source
2 14 (22.22%) DevOps
3 13 (20.63%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (11.11%) High Availability
4 7 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
4 7 (11.11%) Security Operations
4 7 (11.11%) TDD
4 7 (11.11%) Test Strategy
5 6 (9.52%) Automated Testing
5 6 (9.52%) Configuration Management
5 6 (9.52%) ERP
5 6 (9.52%) Integration Testing
5 6 (9.52%) Security Architecture
6 5 (7.94%) Change Management
6 5 (7.94%) Functional Testing
6 5 (7.94%) ITIL
7 4 (6.35%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (6.35%) Performance Analysis
8 3 (4.76%) Data Management
8 3 (4.76%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 32 (50.79%) Python
2 26 (41.27%) Bash Shell
3 18 (28.57%) C
4 16 (25.40%) Java
4 16 (25.40%) Perl
5 15 (23.81%) Ruby
6 11 (17.46%) JavaScript
7 8 (12.70%) C#
7 8 (12.70%) PowerShell
7 8 (12.70%) SQL
8 6 (9.52%) COBOL
9 5 (7.94%) C++
9 5 (7.94%) Jython
9 5 (7.94%) Korn
9 5 (7.94%) PHP
9 5 (7.94%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.59%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (9.52%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.76%) BPSS Clearance
2 3 (4.76%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.17%) Degree
4 1 (1.59%) CISSP
4 1 (1.59%) CLAS
4 1 (1.59%) ISEB
4 1 (1.59%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.35%) QA
2 2 (3.17%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.59%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.59%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (14.29%) vSphere
2 7 (11.11%) Xen
2 7 (11.11%) XenServer
3 5 (7.94%) Dovecot
3 5 (7.94%) iptables
3 5 (7.94%) KVM
3 5 (7.94%) Sendmail
3 5 (7.94%) Squid
3 5 (7.94%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (3.17%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (3.17%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 2 (3.17%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 1 (1.59%) Ceph
5 1 (1.59%) Docker
Systems Management
1 24 (38.10%) Puppet
2 21 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (11.11%) Cobbler
3 7 (11.11%) yum
4 6 (9.52%) Oracle ZFS
5 5 (7.94%) Ansible
5 5 (7.94%) Cacti
5 5 (7.94%) HAProxy
5 5 (7.94%) Nagios
5 5 (7.94%) OpenNebula
6 4 (6.35%) SCOM
7 3 (4.76%) Graphite
7 3 (4.76%) Graylog
8 2 (3.17%) BladeLogic
8 2 (3.17%) CA Wily
8 2 (3.17%) Data Guard
8 2 (3.17%) NetBackup
8 2 (3.17%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 2 (3.17%) Oracle RMAN
9 1 (1.59%) Control-M
Vendors
1 25 (39.68%) Oracle
2 10 (15.87%) VMware
3 9 (14.29%) Red Hat
4 6 (9.52%) Micro Focus
5 4 (6.35%) IBM
5 4 (6.35%) Microsoft
6 3 (4.76%) New Relic
6 3 (4.76%) Sun
6 3 (4.76%) Veritas
7 2 (3.17%) CA
7 2 (3.17%) EMC
7 2 (3.17%) LANDesk
7 2 (3.17%) SAP
8 1 (1.59%) Ab Initio
8 1 (1.59%) Cisco
8 1 (1.59%) Greenplum
8 1 (1.59%) IBM Sterling
8 1 (1.59%) Splunk
8 1 (1.59%) Teradata
8 1 (1.59%) Wonderware