The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the North West region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Shell Scripting (Shell Programming)
Rank 111 97 76
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -21
Contract jobs citing Shell Script 25 23 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.79% 0.96% 1.99%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.46% 2.93% 6.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 23
Average daily rate £275 £305 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.83% -18.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £230 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £360 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £450
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -22.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £140.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £37.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+3.37% -
Programming Languages Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1017 786 1004
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 32.05% 32.64% 32.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 578 382 560
Average daily rate £325 £323 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.77% -0.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £438 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 41 55
Average hourly rate £35.00 £25.00 £23.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% +7.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.32 £12.15 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £140.00 £112.50 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
Shell Script
England

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Cheshire -1 17 £150 - 8
Manchester -16 8 £325 -7.14% 4
Lancashire -21 2 - -
Merseyside - - - - 1
Shell Script
England

Shell Script
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 53 (77.94%) UNIX
2 31 (45.59%) Oracle
3 28 (41.18%) AIX
3 28 (41.18%) Middleware
4 25 (36.76%) Windows
5 24 (35.29%) Linux
5 24 (35.29%) Change Management
6 20 (29.41%) SQL
7 18 (26.47%) ITIL
8 17 (25.00%) Java
9 15 (22.06%) Finance
9 15 (22.06%) Mainframe
10 14 (20.59%) WebSphere
11 13 (19.12%) Solaris
12 12 (17.65%) SSL
12 12 (17.65%) Banking
12 12 (17.65%) Oracle Database
13 11 (16.18%) Clustering
13 11 (16.18%) IBM
13 11 (16.18%) Oracle Database 10g
13 11 (16.18%) MySQL
14 10 (14.71%) FTP
14 10 (14.71%) Oracle Discoverer
14 10 (14.71%) JCL
14 10 (14.71%) GIS
14 10 (14.71%) ISPF
15 9 (13.24%) Oracle Database 11g
15 9 (13.24%) Manual Testing
15 9 (13.24%) DMZ
15 9 (13.24%) Web Services

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 14 (20.59%) WebSphere
2 6 (8.82%) Gentran
3 5 (7.35%) TIBCO EMS
4 4 (5.88%) WebSphere Application Server
4 4 (5.88%) WebLogic
4 4 (5.88%) Tuxedo
5 3 (4.41%) IBM HTTP Server
6 2 (2.94%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.47%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (1.47%) Lync
7 1 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (1.47%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (1.47%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.47%) SAS
7 1 (1.47%) MS Exchange
7 1 (1.47%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (8.82%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.41%) MS Office
3 1 (1.47%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (10.29%) Oracle EBS R12
2 6 (8.82%) Oracle Applications
3 5 (7.35%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (2.94%) Oracle 11i
5 1 (1.47%) SAP R/3
Communications & Networking
1 12 (17.65%) SSL
2 10 (14.71%) FTP
3 9 (13.24%) DMZ
4 6 (8.82%) Internet
5 4 (5.88%) HTTPS
6 3 (4.41%) SAN
7 2 (2.94%) DNS
7 2 (2.94%) HTTP
7 2 (2.94%) CTI
8 1 (1.47%) NAS
8 1 (1.47%) Firewall
8 1 (1.47%) LDAP
8 1 (1.47%) DHCP
8 1 (1.47%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (17.65%) Oracle Database
2 11 (16.18%) Oracle Database 10g
2 11 (16.18%) MySQL
3 10 (14.71%) Oracle Discoverer
4 9 (13.24%) Oracle Database 11g
5 5 (7.35%) Oracle BI EE
5 5 (7.35%) Oracle Reports
6 4 (5.88%) SQL Server
7 3 (4.41%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 3 (4.41%) Relational Database
7 3 (4.41%) RDBMS
8 2 (2.94%) DB2
8 2 (2.94%) Oracle Database 12c
9 1 (1.47%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 3 (4.41%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (2.94%) Selenium
2 2 (2.94%) JIRA
2 2 (2.94%) Cucumber
3 1 (1.47%) PHPUnit
3 1 (1.47%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.47%) Subversion
3 1 (1.47%) TestDirector
3 1 (1.47%) Toad
General
1 15 (22.06%) Finance
2 12 (17.65%) Banking
3 4 (5.88%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.47%) Retail
4 1 (1.47%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.47%) Marketing
4 1 (1.47%) Publishing
4 1 (1.47%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 13 (19.12%) Analyst
2 9 (13.24%) Oracle DBA
2 9 (13.24%) DBA
3 8 (11.76%) Developer
4 7 (10.29%) Middleware Specialist
4 7 (10.29%) Software Tester
4 7 (10.29%) Tester
5 5 (7.35%) Middleware Analyst
5 5 (7.35%) Administrator
6 4 (5.88%) Consultant
6 4 (5.88%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 3 (4.41%) Communications Analyst
7 3 (4.41%) UNIX Specialist
7 3 (4.41%) Oracle Applications DBA
7 3 (4.41%) Oracle Developer
7 3 (4.41%) Systems Engineer
7 3 (4.41%) Support Analyst
8 2 (2.94%) Systems Administrator
8 2 (2.94%) Junior
8 2 (2.94%) IT Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (41.18%) Middleware
2 10 (14.71%) ISPF
3 9 (13.24%) Web Services
4 8 (11.76%) XML
4 8 (11.76%) HTML
4 8 (11.76%) WebSphere MQ
5 7 (10.29%) .NET
6 5 (7.35%) Rendezvous
7 3 (4.41%) Spring
8 2 (2.94%) EJB
8 2 (2.94%) CSS
8 2 (2.94%) JSP
8 2 (2.94%) Struts
8 2 (2.94%) J2EE
8 2 (2.94%) ActiveMQ
8 2 (2.94%) Regular Expression
8 2 (2.94%) Zend Framework
9 1 (1.47%) Spring Security
9 1 (1.47%) jQuery
9 1 (1.47%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 15 (22.06%) Mainframe
2 11 (16.18%) Clustering
3 10 (14.71%) GIS
4 5 (7.35%) Client/Server
5 2 (2.94%) HACMP
6 1 (1.47%) iSeries
6 1 (1.47%) Open Source
6 1 (1.47%) LPAR
6 1 (1.47%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (1.47%) CMDB
6 1 (1.47%) Tandem
6 1 (1.47%) Replication
6 1 (1.47%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 53 (77.94%) UNIX
2 28 (41.18%) AIX
3 25 (36.76%) Windows
4 24 (35.29%) Linux
5 13 (19.12%) Solaris
6 4 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (4.41%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (4.41%) HPUX
8 2 (2.94%) Tru64
8 2 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (1.47%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (35.29%) Change Management
2 18 (26.47%) ITIL
3 9 (13.24%) Manual Testing
4 7 (10.29%) Problem Management
5 6 (8.82%) Business Analysis
5 6 (8.82%) Test Scripting
6 5 (7.35%) Unit Testing
6 5 (7.35%) Migration
6 5 (7.35%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (5.88%) Configuration Management
7 4 (5.88%) TDD
8 3 (4.41%) Capacity Planning
8 3 (4.41%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (4.41%) Business Transformation
8 3 (4.41%) Scrum
8 3 (4.41%) Service Delivery
9 2 (2.94%) SOA
9 2 (2.94%) UML
9 2 (2.94%) OO
9 2 (2.94%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 20 (29.41%) SQL
2 17 (25.00%) Java
3 10 (14.71%) JCL
4 9 (13.24%) C++
4 9 (13.24%) VB
5 8 (11.76%) PL/SQL
5 8 (11.76%) C
6 7 (10.29%) C#
6 7 (10.29%) VBScript
6 7 (10.29%) VB.NET
7 6 (8.82%) Perl
8 5 (7.35%) JavaScript
9 3 (4.41%) R
10 2 (2.94%) PHP
10 2 (2.94%) Ruby
11 1 (1.47%) Bash Shell
11 1 (1.47%) RPG
11 1 (1.47%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 8 (11.76%) Security Cleared
2 7 (10.29%) SC Cleared
2 7 (10.29%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (2.94%) Degree
4 1 (1.47%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (1.47%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.47%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.41%) QA
2 1 (1.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (7.35%) PowerHA
2 3 (4.41%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (2.94%) VMware ESX
3 2 (2.94%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (1.47%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.47%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.47%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 6 (8.82%) Tivoli
2 5 (7.35%) Data Guard
2 5 (7.35%) BladeLogic
3 4 (5.88%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 2 (2.94%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (2.94%) Unicenter
5 1 (1.47%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (1.47%) CA Wily
5 1 (1.47%) OMEGAMON
5 1 (1.47%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.47%) Legato
5 1 (1.47%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 31 (45.59%) Oracle
2 11 (16.18%) IBM
3 8 (11.76%) HP
3 8 (11.76%) Microsoft
4 6 (8.82%) Red Hat
4 6 (8.82%) Splunk
5 5 (7.35%) Cyber-Ark
5 5 (7.35%) TIBCO
6 2 (2.94%) CA
6 2 (2.94%) BEA
6 2 (2.94%) EMC
6 2 (2.94%) VMware
6 2 (2.94%) Axway
6 2 (2.94%) Zend
6 2 (2.94%) Tumbleweed
7 1 (1.47%) WSO2
7 1 (1.47%) GoldenSource
7 1 (1.47%) Sun
7 1 (1.47%) Cisco
7 1 (1.47%) SAP
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