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 1 September 2014 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Shell Scripting (Shell Programming)
Rank 92 93 61
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -32
Contract jobs citing Shell Script 41 43 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.32% 1.48% 2.79%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.01% 4.36% 6.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 26 32
Average daily rate
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£375 £293 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.98% -26.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £211 £319
10% offered a daily rate of more than £491 £383 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £375
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.61 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+1.75% -6.66%
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
1022 987 1337
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 32.96% 33.91% 40.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 587 531 717
Average daily rate £325 £310 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.83% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 28 63
Average hourly rate £30.00 £33.28 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.84% +2.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.86 £21.25 £14.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £58.90 £45.00 £39.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

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 1 September 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 1 September 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 -13 11 £300 +4.34% 5
Cheshire -6 6 £388 +32.25%
Merseyside +7 5 £450 -5.26%
Shell Script
England

Shell Script
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 34 (49.28%) SQL
2 32 (46.38%) UNIX
3 30 (43.48%) PL/SQL
4 29 (42.03%) Linux
5 26 (37.68%) Oracle
6 25 (36.23%) Perl
7 23 (33.33%) Red Hat
8 22 (31.88%) Migration
9 19 (27.54%) Java
10 18 (26.09%) Python
10 18 (26.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 16 (23.19%) Microsoft
12 15 (21.74%) VBA
12 15 (21.74%) Windows
12 15 (21.74%) Security Cleared
12 15 (21.74%) SaaS
12 15 (21.74%) Performance Tuning
13 14 (20.29%) AIX
13 14 (20.29%) SAP
13 14 (20.29%) Dell
13 14 (20.29%) Software AG
13 14 (20.29%) Informatica
13 14 (20.29%) Data Modelling
13 14 (20.29%) ETL
13 14 (20.29%) webMethods
14 13 (18.84%) SuccessFactors
14 13 (18.84%) Capacity Planning
14 13 (18.84%) SC Cleared
14 13 (18.84%) ResourceLink
15 12 (17.39%) Degree

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

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 8 (11.59%) Tomcat
2 6 (8.70%) SharePoint
2 6 (8.70%) MS Exchange
2 6 (8.70%) IIS
2 6 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2003
2 6 (8.70%) Oracle Workflow
3 5 (7.25%) Apache
4 4 (5.80%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (5.80%) WebSphere
4 4 (5.80%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (4.35%) WebLogic
6 2 (2.90%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (2.90%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (2.90%) Lync
6 2 (2.90%) OpenStack
7 1 (1.45%) IBM HTTP Server
7 1 (1.45%) SAS
7 1 (1.45%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 1 (1.45%) CMS
Applications
1 9 (13.04%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.45%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 13 (18.84%) ResourceLink
2 2 (2.90%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (2.90%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.45%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 15 (21.74%) SaaS
2 13 (18.84%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 8 (11.59%) SAN
2 2 (2.90%) Firewall
2 2 (2.90%) DHCP
2 2 (2.90%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.90%) DNS
3 1 (1.45%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (17.39%) Data Warehouse
1 12 (17.39%) PowerCenter
2 11 (15.94%) SQL Server
3 8 (11.59%) Oracle Database
4 7 (10.14%) Oracle Database 11g
4 7 (10.14%) Oracle Database 10g
5 6 (8.70%) BusinessObjects XI
6 3 (4.35%) Relational Database
6 3 (4.35%) RDBMS
7 2 (2.90%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (2.90%) Siebel EIM
8 1 (1.45%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (8.70%) ERwin
2 2 (2.90%) Rational Rose
3 1 (1.45%) WebLogic Workshop
3 1 (1.45%) Introscope
General
1 11 (15.94%) Banking
2 7 (10.14%) Finance
3 1 (1.45%) Retail
3 1 (1.45%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 17 (24.64%) Administrator
2 10 (14.49%) Architect
2 10 (14.49%) Developer
2 10 (14.49%) Linux Administrator
3 9 (13.04%) AIX Administrator
4 8 (11.59%) Integration Architect
4 8 (11.59%) Systems Administrator
5 6 (8.70%) Linux Engineer
5 6 (8.70%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 6 (8.70%) VMware Engineer
6 5 (7.25%) Analyst
7 3 (4.35%) IT Consultant
7 3 (4.35%) Consultant
7 3 (4.35%) Systems Engineer
7 3 (4.35%) HPUX Systems Administrator
7 3 (4.35%) Data Warehouse Developer
7 3 (4.35%) UNIX Administrator
7 3 (4.35%) Informatica Developer
7 3 (4.35%) Data Warehouse Specialist
7 3 (4.35%) HPUX Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.70%) Web Services
1 6 (8.70%) Velocity
2 5 (7.25%) Regular Expression
3 4 (5.80%) Middleware
4 3 (4.35%) XML
5 2 (2.90%) JSON
6 1 (1.45%) HTML
6 1 (1.45%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.70%) Firmware
1 6 (8.70%) HACMP
2 5 (7.25%) Data Integration
3 4 (5.80%) LPAR
4 3 (4.35%) DLPAR
5 2 (2.90%) Wiki
5 2 (2.90%) Replication
5 2 (2.90%) Clustering
6 1 (1.45%) CMDB
6 1 (1.45%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 32 (46.38%) UNIX
2 29 (42.03%) Linux
3 18 (26.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 15 (21.74%) Windows
5 14 (20.29%) AIX
6 9 (13.04%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (10.14%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (8.70%) HPUX
9 4 (5.80%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (4.35%) Solaris
11 2 (2.90%) Windows 7
12 1 (1.45%) Tru64
12 1 (1.45%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (31.88%) Migration
2 15 (21.74%) Performance Tuning
3 14 (20.29%) Data Modelling
3 14 (20.29%) ETL
4 13 (18.84%) Capacity Planning
5 10 (14.49%) Change Management
6 9 (13.04%) ITIL
7 6 (8.70%) Workflow
7 6 (8.70%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 6 (8.70%) Customer Engagement
7 6 (8.70%) Dimensional Modelling
8 5 (7.25%) Business Analysis
8 5 (7.25%) Data Architecture
8 5 (7.25%) EAI
8 5 (7.25%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (7.25%) Configuration Management
9 4 (5.80%) Performance Management
9 4 (5.80%) Problem Management
9 4 (5.80%) Analytics
10 3 (4.35%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 34 (49.28%) SQL
2 30 (43.48%) PL/SQL
3 25 (36.23%) Perl
4 19 (27.54%) Java
5 18 (26.09%) Python
6 15 (21.74%) VBA
7 4 (5.80%) VB
8 2 (2.90%) Ruby
8 2 (2.90%) Bash Shell
8 2 (2.90%) C#
9 1 (1.45%) C++
9 1 (1.45%) C
9 1 (1.45%) VBScript
9 1 (1.45%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 15 (21.74%) Security Cleared
2 13 (18.84%) SC Cleared
3 12 (17.39%) Degree
4 6 (8.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.45%) MCSE
6 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.45%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 8 (11.59%) VMware ESX
2 6 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (8.70%) Active Directory
3 3 (4.35%) PowerHA
3 3 (4.35%) RHEV
4 2 (2.90%) GPFS
5 1 (1.45%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 7 (10.14%) Tivoli
2 3 (4.35%) Unicenter
3 2 (2.90%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (2.90%) NetBackup
3 2 (2.90%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (1.45%) CA Wily
4 1 (1.45%) Puppet
4 1 (1.45%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (1.45%) SCCM
Vendors
1 26 (37.68%) Oracle
2 23 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 16 (23.19%) Microsoft
4 14 (20.29%) SAP
4 14 (20.29%) webMethods
4 14 (20.29%) Dell
4 14 (20.29%) Software AG
4 14 (20.29%) Informatica
5 10 (14.49%) VMware
5 10 (14.49%) CA
6 9 (13.04%) HP
7 6 (8.70%) Cyber-Ark
8 5 (7.25%) IBM
9 4 (5.80%) Splunk
10 3 (4.35%) NetApp
10 3 (4.35%) Sybase
10 3 (4.35%) EMC
11 2 (2.90%) Siebel
12 1 (1.45%) JBoss
12 1 (1.45%) Symantec