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 26 June 2016 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Shell Scripting (Shell Programming)
Rank 119 106 104
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -2
Contract jobs citing Shell Script 44 43 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.17% 1.16% 0.93%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.41% 3.55% 3.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 15 15
Median daily rate £450 £363 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.13% +16.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £330 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £476 £348
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £28.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -24.32%
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
1289 1210 907
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 34.36% 32.77% 29.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 858 780 527
Median daily rate £388 £363 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.89% +6.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £275 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 26 23
Median hourly rate £28.50 £35.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.71% +42.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.80 £15.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £56.88 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £35.75
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +3.49%

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 26 June 2016.

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 26 June 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -7 18 £450 +24.13% 3
Lancashire -5 14 £423 -11.00% 1
Cheshire -9 6 £450 +36.36%
Merseyside -3 4 £450 -
Shell Script
England

Shell Script
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 26 June 2016, 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 69 (72.63%) Linux
2 63 (66.32%) Oracle
3 47 (49.47%) Unix
4 43 (45.26%) Bash Shell
5 35 (36.84%) Java
6 32 (33.68%) C
6 32 (33.68%) Oracle Database
7 30 (31.58%) Windows
8 28 (29.47%) Clustering
9 26 (27.37%) COBOL
9 26 (27.37%) Tuxedo
9 26 (27.37%) Micro Focus
10 23 (24.21%) RDBMS
10 23 (24.21%) Relational Database
11 18 (18.95%) Finance
12 17 (17.89%) Python
12 17 (17.89%) Puppet
13 16 (16.84%) Agile Software Development
13 16 (16.84%) Tivoli
14 15 (15.79%) Red Hat
14 15 (15.79%) WebLogic
14 15 (15.79%) WebSphere
15 14 (14.74%) IBM
15 14 (14.74%) Change Management
16 13 (13.68%) Middleware
17 12 (12.63%) SSL
17 12 (12.63%) Apache
17 12 (12.63%) AIX
17 12 (12.63%) Perl
17 12 (12.63%) SQL

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 26 (27.37%) Tuxedo
2 15 (15.79%) WebLogic
2 15 (15.79%) WebSphere
3 12 (12.63%) Apache
4 11 (11.58%) WebSphere Application Server
5 10 (10.53%) OpenStack
6 7 (7.37%) Tomcat
7 6 (6.32%) IIS
8 5 (5.26%) IBM HTTP Server
8 5 (5.26%) Oracle Application Server
9 4 (4.21%) CloudStack
9 4 (4.21%) JBoss
9 4 (4.21%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 4 (4.21%) SAS
10 3 (3.16%) Apache Pig
11 2 (2.11%) GlassFish
11 2 (2.11%) iPlanet
11 2 (2.11%) Liferay
11 2 (2.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 2 (2.11%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 4 (4.21%) MS Office
2 1 (1.05%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (7.37%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (5.26%) Oracle 11i
2 5 (5.26%) Oracle Applications
2 5 (5.26%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (2.11%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.21%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (12.63%) SSL
2 10 (10.53%) DNS
3 8 (8.42%) HTTP
3 8 (8.42%) SMTP
4 5 (5.26%) DHCP
4 5 (5.26%) MRTG
4 5 (5.26%) TCP/IP
5 4 (4.21%) Fibre Channel
5 4 (4.21%) IMAP
5 4 (4.21%) iSCSI
5 4 (4.21%) SNMP
6 3 (3.16%) Internet
7 2 (2.11%) Firewall
7 2 (2.11%) HTTPS
8 1 (1.05%) FTP
8 1 (1.05%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (1.05%) LDAP
8 1 (1.05%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (33.68%) Oracle Database
2 23 (24.21%) RDBMS
2 23 (24.21%) Relational Database
3 9 (9.47%) SQL Server
4 7 (7.37%) Oracle Database 10g
4 7 (7.37%) Oracle Database 11g
5 5 (5.26%) DB2
5 5 (5.26%) Oracle Discoverer
6 4 (4.21%) PowerCenter
6 4 (4.21%) Siebel EIM
7 3 (3.16%) Apache Hive
7 3 (3.16%) Big Data
7 3 (3.16%) Hadoop
8 1 (1.05%) OpenStack Swift
8 1 (1.05%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (1.05%) Oracle8/8i Database
8 1 (1.05%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 10 (10.53%) Jenkins
2 7 (7.37%) Subversion
3 6 (6.32%) JIRA
4 5 (5.26%) Git (software)
5 4 (4.21%) Introscope
6 3 (3.16%) Bugzilla
6 3 (3.16%) Hudson
7 2 (2.11%) ClearCase
7 2 (2.11%) GitLab
7 2 (2.11%) MSI
8 1 (1.05%) Ant
General
1 18 (18.95%) Finance
2 9 (9.47%) Banking
3 4 (4.21%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.05%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.05%) Law
4 1 (1.05%) Retail
Job Titles
1 37 (38.95%) Developer
2 12 (12.63%) Administrator
3 9 (9.47%) DevOps Engineer
3 9 (9.47%) Linux Engineer
4 7 (7.37%) Consultant
5 6 (6.32%) Analyst
5 6 (6.32%) DBA
5 6 (6.32%) Oracle DBA
5 6 (6.32%) Systems Administrator
6 5 (5.26%) Applications Support
7 4 (4.21%) Oracle Applications DBA
7 4 (4.21%) SC Cleared DBA
7 4 (4.21%) Unix Administrator
8 3 (3.16%) Applications Support Analyst
8 3 (3.16%) Big Data Developer
8 3 (3.16%) J2EE Developer
8 3 (3.16%) Middleware Developer
8 3 (3.16%) Oracle Developer
8 3 (3.16%) Support Analyst
8 3 (3.16%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (13.68%) Middleware
2 5 (5.26%) J2EE
2 5 (5.26%) Web Services
2 5 (5.26%) WebSphere MQ
3 4 (4.21%) HTML
3 4 (4.21%) IBM Integration Bus
3 4 (4.21%) Oracle Fusion
4 3 (3.16%) Hibernate
4 3 (3.16%) HTML5
4 3 (3.16%) Spring
4 3 (3.16%) Struts
5 2 (2.11%) XML
6 1 (1.05%) CSS
6 1 (1.05%) JDBC
6 1 (1.05%) JMS
6 1 (1.05%) JSON
6 1 (1.05%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 28 (29.47%) Clustering
2 10 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (7.37%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.16%) Wiki
5 2 (2.11%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.11%) LPAR
5 2 (2.11%) Mainframe
5 2 (2.11%) User Experience
6 1 (1.05%) HACMP
6 1 (1.05%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.05%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 69 (72.63%) Linux
2 47 (49.47%) Unix
3 30 (31.58%) Windows
4 12 (12.63%) AIX
5 10 (10.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (9.47%) Solaris
7 8 (8.42%) CentOS
8 7 (7.37%) Windows Server
9 5 (5.26%) Debian
9 5 (5.26%) Ubuntu
10 4 (4.21%) HPUX
10 4 (4.21%) Mac OS
10 4 (4.21%) SUSE
10 4 (4.21%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (16.84%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (14.74%) Change Management
3 12 (12.63%) DevOps
4 9 (9.47%) Configuration Management
4 9 (9.47%) Performance Tuning
5 8 (8.42%) Problem Management
6 7 (7.37%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (7.37%) Database Tuning
6 7 (7.37%) Migration
6 7 (7.37%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (6.32%) Data Migration
7 6 (6.32%) Data Modelling
7 6 (6.32%) ETL
7 6 (6.32%) ITIL
7 6 (6.32%) Open Source
7 6 (6.32%) RUP
7 6 (6.32%) Scrum
7 6 (6.32%) SOA
7 6 (6.32%) Supplier Management
8 4 (4.21%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 43 (45.26%) Bash Shell
2 35 (36.84%) Java
3 32 (33.68%) C
4 26 (27.37%) COBOL
5 17 (17.89%) Python
6 12 (12.63%) Perl
6 12 (12.63%) SQL
7 9 (9.47%) PL/SQL
8 8 (8.42%) Korn
8 8 (8.42%) Ruby
9 6 (6.32%) PHP
10 5 (5.26%) C++
11 3 (3.16%) Jython
11 3 (3.16%) PowerShell
12 1 (1.05%) Bourne shell
12 1 (1.05%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 12 (12.63%) Security Cleared
2 9 (9.47%) SC Cleared
3 7 (7.37%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (6.32%) MCSE
5 5 (5.26%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (3.16%) Degree
7 1 (1.05%) GCFA
7 1 (1.05%) GCFE
7 1 (1.05%) GIAC
7 1 (1.05%) GREM
7 1 (1.05%) OCP
7 1 (1.05%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (1.05%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.11%) QA
2 1 (1.05%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (9.47%) Oracle RAC
2 8 (8.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (6.32%) iptables
3 6 (6.32%) Virtual Machines
4 5 (5.26%) KVM
5 4 (4.21%) Dovecot
5 4 (4.21%) Sendmail
5 4 (4.21%) Squid
5 4 (4.21%) vSphere
5 4 (4.21%) Xen
5 4 (4.21%) XenServer
6 3 (3.16%) Firmware
6 3 (3.16%) HDFS
7 2 (2.11%) NFS
7 2 (2.11%) Samba
8 1 (1.05%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 1 (1.05%) Veritas File System
8 1 (1.05%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 17 (17.89%) Puppet
2 16 (16.84%) Tivoli
3 9 (9.47%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (7.37%) Cobbler
5 5 (5.26%) Cacti
5 5 (5.26%) Data Guard
5 5 (5.26%) Nagios
5 5 (5.26%) OpenNebula
6 4 (4.21%) CA Wily
6 4 (4.21%) HAProxy
7 3 (3.16%) TADDM
8 2 (2.11%) HP Data Protector
8 2 (2.11%) nmon
8 2 (2.11%) yum
9 1 (1.05%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (1.05%) Legato
9 1 (1.05%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 63 (66.32%) Oracle
2 26 (27.37%) Micro Focus
3 15 (15.79%) Red Hat
4 14 (14.74%) IBM
5 8 (8.42%) VMware
6 6 (6.32%) Informatica
6 6 (6.32%) Siebel
7 4 (4.21%) CA
7 4 (4.21%) EnterpriseDB
8 3 (3.16%) HP
8 3 (3.16%) Microsoft
8 3 (3.16%) Sun
9 2 (2.11%) Actimize
9 2 (2.11%) Endeca
10 1 (1.05%) Dell
10 1 (1.05%) EMC
10 1 (1.05%) Veritas
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