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 29 May 2015 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Shell Scripting (Shell Programming)
Rank 116 105 75
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -30
Contract jobs citing Shell Script 35 29 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.97% 0.93% 1.99%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.03% 3.18% 6.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 14 19
Average daily rate
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£370 £310 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.35% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £198 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £349 £401
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £36.50 £32.10
% change year-on-year
-27.39% +13.70%
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
1156 911 779
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 32.00% 29.33% 32.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 749 529 391
Average daily rate £375 £330 £322
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% +2.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £231 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £341 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.79% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 23 37
Average hourly rate £34.00 £31.24 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.85% -6.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £15.18 £13.51
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.09 £40.00 £112.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.38% +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 29 May 2015.

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 29 May 2015. 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
Lancashire +10 11 £475 +40.74%
Manchester -1 11 £375 +50.00%
Cheshire -13 10 £330 +28.15%
Merseyside - 3 - -
Shell Script
England

Shell Script
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 (60.71%) Linux
2 25 (44.64%) Java
3 24 (42.86%) Oracle
4 19 (33.93%) SQL
4 19 (33.93%) UNIX
5 17 (30.36%) Windows
6 14 (25.00%) PL/SQL
7 13 (23.21%) Python
8 12 (21.43%) Security Cleared
8 12 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
9 11 (19.64%) DevOps
9 11 (19.64%) IIS
9 11 (19.64%) ITIL
10 10 (17.86%) Perl
11 9 (16.07%) Puppet
11 9 (16.07%) WebSphere
11 9 (16.07%) Web Services
12 8 (14.29%) LDAP
12 8 (14.29%) Tomcat
12 8 (14.29%) Finance
12 8 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
12 8 (14.29%) CA Single Sign-On
12 8 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
12 8 (14.29%) Oracle Database
13 7 (12.50%) SOA
14 6 (10.71%) SLA
14 6 (10.71%) DHCP
14 6 (10.71%) Business Intelligence
14 6 (10.71%) MySQL
14 6 (10.71%) Scrum

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

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 11 (19.64%) IIS
2 9 (16.07%) WebSphere
3 8 (14.29%) Tomcat
4 5 (8.93%) iPlanet
4 5 (8.93%) JBoss
5 4 (7.14%) SharePoint
5 4 (7.14%) OpenStack
5 4 (7.14%) Oracle Service Bus
6 3 (5.36%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
6 3 (5.36%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (1.79%) Node.js
7 1 (1.79%) CICS
7 1 (1.79%) PowerExchange
7 1 (1.79%) SAS
7 1 (1.79%) MQSeries
Applications
1 5 (8.93%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.57%) MS Office
3 1 (1.79%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (7.14%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (7.14%) BusinessWorks
2 3 (5.36%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (5.36%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (3.57%) ResourceLink
4 1 (1.79%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.71%) Cloud Computing
1 6 (10.71%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.57%) SaaS
2 2 (3.57%) SuccessFactors
2 2 (3.57%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 8 (14.29%) LDAP
2 6 (10.71%) DHCP
2 6 (10.71%) Network Security
3 2 (3.57%) SSL
3 2 (3.57%) TCP/IP
3 2 (3.57%) Firewall
3 2 (3.57%) NAS
4 1 (1.79%) SSH
4 1 (1.79%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (14.29%) Oracle Database
2 6 (10.71%) MySQL
3 5 (8.93%) Oracle Database 10g
4 4 (7.14%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (5.36%) Hadoop
5 3 (5.36%) MongoDB
5 3 (5.36%) SQL Server
6 2 (3.57%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.79%) Spotfire
7 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (1.79%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 1 (1.79%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.79%) PowerCenter
7 1 (1.79%) DataStage
7 1 (1.79%) SQLPlus
7 1 (1.79%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.79%) DB2
7 1 (1.79%) Oracle Discoverer
7 1 (1.79%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 6 (10.71%) Git (software)
2 5 (8.93%) Jenkins
3 4 (7.14%) ProC
4 3 (5.36%) JIRA
4 3 (5.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (5.36%) Ant
4 3 (5.36%) Eclipse
5 2 (3.57%) LoadRunner
5 2 (3.57%) PhpStorm
6 1 (1.79%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (1.79%) Rational Functional Tester
6 1 (1.79%) Subversion
6 1 (1.79%) CruiseControl
6 1 (1.79%) PHPUnit
6 1 (1.79%) Hudson
6 1 (1.79%) Oracle Forms
General
1 8 (14.29%) Finance
2 3 (5.36%) Banking
3 2 (3.57%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.79%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (19.64%) Developer
2 10 (17.86%) DevOps Engineer
3 8 (14.29%) Technical Specialist
4 7 (12.50%) DBA
5 6 (10.71%) Administrator
5 6 (10.71%) Oracle Developer
6 3 (5.36%) TIBCO Specialist
6 3 (5.36%) Test Engineer
6 3 (5.36%) Technical Engineer
6 3 (5.36%) Oracle Applications Developer
6 3 (5.36%) MySQL DBA
6 3 (5.36%) Applications Developer
6 3 (5.36%) Analyst
7 2 (3.57%) Architect
7 2 (3.57%) Integration Architect
7 2 (3.57%) PHP Developer
7 2 (3.57%) Operations Analyst
7 2 (3.57%) Migration Engineer
8 1 (1.79%) Progress DBA
8 1 (1.79%) Systems Integrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (16.07%) Web Services
2 4 (7.14%) XML
2 4 (7.14%) JSP
3 3 (5.36%) TIBCO EMS
3 3 (5.36%) Rendezvous
4 1 (1.79%) jQuery
4 1 (1.79%) Apache Axis
4 1 (1.79%) ISPF
4 1 (1.79%) Spring
4 1 (1.79%) Ajax
4 1 (1.79%) Backbone.js
4 1 (1.79%) Middleware
4 1 (1.79%) Hibernate
4 1 (1.79%) SOAP
4 1 (1.79%) WSDL
4 1 (1.79%) JAX-RPC
Miscellaneous
1 12 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (8.93%) Data Centre
3 4 (7.14%) Replication
4 2 (3.57%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.57%) Data Structures
4 2 (3.57%) Clustering
5 1 (1.79%) Cryptography
5 1 (1.79%) PKI
5 1 (1.79%) EFT
5 1 (1.79%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 34 (60.71%) Linux
2 19 (33.93%) UNIX
3 17 (30.36%) Windows
4 5 (8.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (8.93%) Ubuntu
5 4 (7.14%) Debian
5 4 (7.14%) CentOS
6 3 (5.36%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (5.36%) AIX
7 2 (3.57%) Windows 2000
7 2 (3.57%) Solaris
7 2 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.79%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 1 (1.79%) Scientific Linux
8 1 (1.79%) zOS
8 1 (1.79%) HPUX
8 1 (1.79%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (19.64%) DevOps
1 11 (19.64%) ITIL
2 8 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (12.50%) SOA
4 6 (10.71%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (10.71%) Scrum
4 6 (10.71%) SDLC
4 6 (10.71%) Load Balancing
5 5 (8.93%) Process Improvement
5 5 (8.93%) Root Cause Analysis
5 5 (8.93%) Configuration Management
6 4 (7.14%) Change Management
6 4 (7.14%) Migration
6 4 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (7.14%) Time Management
6 4 (7.14%) Data Migration
6 4 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (5.36%) Unit Testing
7 3 (5.36%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 25 (44.64%) Java
2 19 (33.93%) SQL
3 14 (25.00%) PL/SQL
4 13 (23.21%) Python
5 10 (17.86%) Perl
6 5 (8.93%) Ruby
7 4 (7.14%) JavaScript
7 4 (7.14%) Bash Shell
7 4 (7.14%) Bourne shell
8 3 (5.36%) Korn
8 3 (5.36%) C-shell
8 3 (5.36%) Scala
8 3 (5.36%) C
8 3 (5.36%) C#
9 2 (3.57%) PHP
9 2 (3.57%) VBScript
9 2 (3.57%) VBA
10 1 (1.79%) PHP5
10 1 (1.79%) Assembly Language
10 1 (1.79%) REXX
Qualifications
1 12 (21.43%) Security Cleared
2 8 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
3 5 (8.93%) SC Cleared
4 4 (7.14%) DV Cleared
5 3 (5.36%) Degree
5 3 (5.36%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.71%) SLA
2 1 (1.79%) QA
System Software
1 3 (5.36%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.57%) Terminal Services
2 2 (3.57%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (1.79%) RACF
Systems Management
1 9 (16.07%) Puppet
2 8 (14.29%) CA Single Sign-On
3 4 (7.14%) Nagios
3 4 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (7.14%) Graphite
3 4 (7.14%) Munin
4 3 (5.36%) TIBCO Hawk
5 2 (3.57%) Tivoli
5 2 (3.57%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (1.79%) SCCM
Vendors
1 24 (42.86%) Oracle
2 6 (10.71%) Sun
3 5 (8.93%) Informatica
4 4 (7.14%) IBM
4 4 (7.14%) Microsoft
4 4 (7.14%) CA
4 4 (7.14%) TIBCO
4 4 (7.14%) HP
5 3 (5.36%) Red Hat
6 2 (3.57%) SAP
6 2 (3.57%) webMethods
6 2 (3.57%) NetApp
6 2 (3.57%) Dell
6 2 (3.57%) Software AG
6 2 (3.57%) VMware
7 1 (1.79%) QAD
7 1 (1.79%) Sybase
7 1 (1.79%) Progress