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 21 February 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Shell Scripting (Shell Programming)
England / North West
Rank 104 111 123
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +12
Contract jobs citing Shell Script 29 47 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.10% 1.26% 0.61%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.76% 3.32% 1.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 23 7
Median daily rate £430 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.17% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £295 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £403 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.62% +15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £44.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +17.33%

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
1052 1415 1101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 40.03% 37.98% 33.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 724 905 719
Median daily rate £375 £370 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 69 25
Median hourly rate £42.50 £37.00 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.86% +4.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £14.60 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.33 £52.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £40.00 £35.75
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +11.88%

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 21 February 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 21 February 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 +9 22 £430 +7.50% 5
Cheshire +21 5 £425 - 2
Shell Script
England

Shell Script
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 33 (52.38%) Linux
2 31 (49.21%) Unix
3 30 (47.62%) Python
4 26 (41.27%) Oracle
5 25 (39.68%) Puppet
6 22 (34.92%) Opscode Chef
7 20 (31.75%) DevOps
7 20 (31.75%) Java
8 19 (30.16%) Bash Shell
9 17 (26.98%) Oracle Database
10 16 (25.40%) Ruby
10 16 (25.40%) Open Source
11 15 (23.81%) Amazon AWS
11 15 (23.81%) C
12 14 (22.22%) Perl
13 13 (20.63%) Windows
13 13 (20.63%) Clustering
13 13 (20.63%) Agile Software Development
14 12 (19.05%) JavaScript
15 11 (17.46%) ITIL
15 11 (17.46%) SSL
15 11 (17.46%) Ansible
16 10 (15.87%) OpenStack
16 10 (15.87%) SQL
16 10 (15.87%) .NET
17 9 (14.29%) SQL Server
17 9 (14.29%) Oracle EBS
17 9 (14.29%) Relational Database
17 9 (14.29%) vSphere
17 9 (14.29%) Oracle EBS R12

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 10 (15.87%) OpenStack
2 7 (11.11%) CloudStack
2 7 (11.11%) WebSphere
2 7 (11.11%) WebSphere Application Server
3 6 (9.52%) Apache
3 6 (9.52%) Tuxedo
4 4 (6.35%) Oracle Application Server
5 3 (4.76%) IBM HTTP Server
6 2 (3.17%) Apache Solr
6 2 (3.17%) SAS
6 2 (3.17%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.59%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (1.59%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (1.59%) JBoss
7 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 15 (23.81%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (9.52%) PaaS
3 5 (7.94%) IaaS
3 5 (7.94%) SaaS
4 4 (6.35%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (1.59%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 11 (17.46%) SSL
2 6 (9.52%) HTTP
3 3 (4.76%) HTTPS
3 3 (4.76%) SAN
4 2 (3.17%) DHCP
4 2 (3.17%) DNS
4 2 (3.17%) Fibre Channel
4 2 (3.17%) IMAP
4 2 (3.17%) iSCSI
4 2 (3.17%) LDAP
4 2 (3.17%) MRTG
4 2 (3.17%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (26.98%) Oracle Database
2 9 (14.29%) Relational Database
2 9 (14.29%) SQL Server
3 7 (11.11%) Hadoop
3 7 (11.11%) RDBMS
4 6 (9.52%) Oracle Database 11g
4 6 (9.52%) Oracle Database 12c
5 5 (7.94%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (4.76%) MySQL
6 3 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (3.17%) Big Data
7 2 (3.17%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (3.17%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (3.17%) SAP HANA
8 1 (1.59%) NonStop SQL
8 1 (1.59%) NoSQL
8 1 (1.59%) Oracle8/8i Database
8 1 (1.59%) Oracle9i Database
8 1 (1.59%) SQLPlus
8 1 (1.59%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 7 (11.11%) Jenkins
2 3 (4.76%) GitLab
2 3 (4.76%) MSI
3 2 (3.17%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.59%) Ant
4 1 (1.59%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.59%) Subversion
4 1 (1.59%) Toad
4 1 (1.59%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (7.94%) Finance
2 4 (6.35%) Banking
3 2 (3.17%) General Ledger
4 1 (1.59%) Advertising
4 1 (1.59%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (23.81%) DevOps Engineer
2 11 (17.46%) Developer
3 7 (11.11%) Administrator
3 7 (11.11%) Platform Engineer
3 7 (11.11%) Test Engineer
4 6 (9.52%) Linux Engineer
4 6 (9.52%) Senior Test Engineer
5 5 (7.94%) Unix Engineer
5 5 (7.94%) Unix Linux Engineer
6 4 (6.35%) Architect
6 4 (6.35%) Technical Architect
6 4 (6.35%) WebSphere Administrator
7 3 (4.76%) Cloud Architect
7 3 (4.76%) DBA
7 3 (4.76%) Infrastructure Architect
7 3 (4.76%) Oracle DBA
7 3 (4.76%) Security Engineer
7 3 (4.76%) Server Administrator
7 3 (4.76%) Unix Security Engineer
7 3 (4.76%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (15.87%) .NET
2 4 (6.35%) Elastic Stack
3 3 (4.76%) J2EE
3 3 (4.76%) JMS
3 3 (4.76%) Middleware
3 3 (4.76%) Web Services
4 2 (3.17%) .NET Framework
4 2 (3.17%) Django
4 2 (3.17%) JDBC
4 2 (3.17%) jQuery
4 2 (3.17%) XML
5 1 (1.59%) CSS
5 1 (1.59%) Hibernate
5 1 (1.59%) HTML
5 1 (1.59%) Java EE
5 1 (1.59%) Java SE
5 1 (1.59%) JPA
5 1 (1.59%) REST
5 1 (1.59%) SOAP
5 1 (1.59%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 13 (20.63%) Clustering
2 8 (12.70%) Virtual Team
3 3 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.76%) Wiki
4 2 (3.17%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.17%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.59%) CESG
5 1 (1.59%) CESG CLAS
5 1 (1.59%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.59%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.59%) Replication
5 1 (1.59%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 33 (52.38%) Linux
2 31 (49.21%) Unix
3 13 (20.63%) Windows
4 7 (11.11%) Solaris
5 4 (6.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (3.17%) AIX
6 2 (3.17%) CentOS
6 2 (3.17%) Debian
6 2 (3.17%) SUSE
6 2 (3.17%) Ubuntu
7 1 (1.59%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (31.75%) DevOps
2 16 (25.40%) Open Source
3 13 (20.63%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (17.46%) ITIL
5 8 (12.70%) Performance Tuning
6 7 (11.11%) Automated Testing
6 7 (11.11%) Configuration Management
6 7 (11.11%) High Availability
6 7 (11.11%) Test Strategy
7 6 (9.52%) ERP
7 6 (9.52%) Integration Testing
8 5 (7.94%) Change Management
8 5 (7.94%) Functional Testing
9 4 (6.35%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (6.35%) Data Management
9 4 (6.35%) Performance Analysis
9 4 (6.35%) Scrum
9 4 (6.35%) Software Engineering
10 3 (4.76%) TDD
10 3 (4.76%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 30 (47.62%) Python
2 20 (31.75%) Java
3 19 (30.16%) Bash Shell
4 16 (25.40%) Ruby
5 15 (23.81%) C
6 14 (22.22%) Perl
7 12 (19.05%) JavaScript
8 10 (15.87%) SQL
9 8 (12.70%) C#
10 7 (11.11%) PL/SQL
11 6 (9.52%) COBOL
12 4 (6.35%) C++
12 4 (6.35%) Jython
12 4 (6.35%) PowerShell
12 4 (6.35%) Scala
13 2 (3.17%) Korn
13 2 (3.17%) PHP
14 1 (1.59%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (9.52%) Security Cleared
2 4 (6.35%) Degree
3 3 (4.76%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (4.76%) SC Cleared
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%) Data Quality
2 2 (3.17%) Disclosure Scotland
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 2 (3.17%) Docker
3 2 (3.17%) Dovecot
3 2 (3.17%) iptables
3 2 (3.17%) KVM
3 2 (3.17%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (3.17%) Sendmail
3 2 (3.17%) Squid
3 2 (3.17%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 2 (3.17%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 2 (3.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 25 (39.68%) Puppet
2 22 (34.92%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (17.46%) Ansible
4 7 (11.11%) Cobbler
5 5 (7.94%) Oracle ZFS
6 4 (6.35%) SCOM
7 3 (4.76%) Graphite
7 3 (4.76%) Graylog
7 3 (4.76%) yum
8 2 (3.17%) Cacti
8 2 (3.17%) Control-M
8 2 (3.17%) Data Guard
8 2 (3.17%) HAProxy
8 2 (3.17%) Nagios
8 2 (3.17%) NetBackup
8 2 (3.17%) OpenNebula
8 2 (3.17%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 2 (3.17%) Oracle RMAN
9 1 (1.59%) CA Wily
9 1 (1.59%) Oracle Statspack
Vendors
1 26 (41.27%) Oracle
2 8 (12.70%) VMware
3 6 (9.52%) Micro Focus
3 6 (9.52%) Red Hat
4 4 (6.35%) Microsoft
5 3 (4.76%) IBM
5 3 (4.76%) New Relic
5 3 (4.76%) Sun
5 3 (4.76%) Veritas
6 2 (3.17%) Ab Initio
6 2 (3.17%) EMC
6 2 (3.17%) LANDesk
6 2 (3.17%) SAP
6 2 (3.17%) Teradata
7 1 (1.59%) CA
7 1 (1.59%) Cloudera
7 1 (1.59%) Google
7 1 (1.59%) IBM Sterling
7 1 (1.59%) Splunk
7 1 (1.59%) Wonderware