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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Shell Scripting (Shell Programming)
Rank 145 95 91
Rank change year-on-year
-50 -4
Contract jobs citing Shell Script 22 41 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.51% 1.33% 1.57%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.57% 4.03% 4.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 23 25
Average daily rate
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£363 £375 £293
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +27.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £260 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £547 £491 £384
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +19.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.00 £35.61 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+15.12% +1.75%
Shell Script
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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
1402 1018 971
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 32.42% 33.00% 33.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 887 587 524
Average daily rate £385 £325 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.46% +4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £490 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 27 28
Average hourly rate £37.50 £30.00 £33.28
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -9.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £12.98 £21.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.94%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -22 8 £464 +6.05% 2
Manchester -23 7 £363 +20.83% 1
Merseyside -8 6 £350 -22.22%
Cheshire -13 1 £650 +67.74% 2
Shell Script
England

Shell Script
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 33 (57.89%) Linux
2 26 (45.61%) Java
3 23 (40.35%) Oracle
4 20 (35.09%) Oracle Database
5 19 (33.33%) SQL
6 16 (28.07%) Oracle Database 10g
7 15 (26.32%) Python
7 15 (26.32%) PL/SQL
8 11 (19.30%) MySQL
8 11 (19.30%) Web Services
8 11 (19.30%) Performance Tuning
8 11 (19.30%) DevOps
9 10 (17.54%) Analytical Skills
9 10 (17.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 10 (17.54%) JSP
9 10 (17.54%) ProC
9 10 (17.54%) Stakeholder Management
10 9 (15.79%) Migration
10 9 (15.79%) Security Management
10 9 (15.79%) UNIX
10 9 (15.79%) JBoss
10 9 (15.79%) C
10 9 (15.79%) Data Migration
10 9 (15.79%) Oracle Database 11g
10 9 (15.79%) Database Security
10 9 (15.79%) Bourne shell
11 8 (14.04%) Database Tuning
11 8 (14.04%) Capacity Planning
11 8 (14.04%) Oracle RAC
11 8 (14.04%) Patch Management

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 9 (15.79%) JBoss
2 7 (12.28%) WebSphere
3 5 (8.77%) Tuxedo
4 4 (7.02%) OpenStack
5 2 (3.51%) SAS
6 1 (1.75%) CICS
6 1 (1.75%) iPlanet
6 1 (1.75%) MQSeries
6 1 (1.75%) Node.js
Applications
1 4 (7.02%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.75%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.75%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.51%) ResourceLink
2 1 (1.75%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.53%) Cloud Computing
1 6 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.51%) SaaS
2 2 (3.51%) SuccessFactors
2 2 (3.51%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.53%) DHCP
1 6 (10.53%) Network Security
2 2 (3.51%) SSL
3 1 (1.75%) Firewall
3 1 (1.75%) Wireless
3 1 (1.75%) SSH
3 1 (1.75%) NAS
3 1 (1.75%) Kerberos
3 1 (1.75%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (35.09%) Oracle Database
2 16 (28.07%) Oracle Database 10g
3 11 (19.30%) MySQL
4 9 (15.79%) Oracle Database 11g
5 7 (12.28%) Oracle Database 12c
6 2 (3.51%) DB2
6 2 (3.51%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.75%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.75%) Oracle Discoverer
7 1 (1.75%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.75%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (1.75%) PowerCenter
7 1 (1.75%) DataStage
7 1 (1.75%) Spotfire
7 1 (1.75%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 1 (1.75%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.75%) BusinessObjects XI
7 1 (1.75%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (1.75%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (17.54%) ProC
2 6 (10.53%) Git (software)
3 5 (8.77%) Jenkins
4 2 (3.51%) PhpStorm
4 2 (3.51%) LoadRunner
5 1 (1.75%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (1.75%) PHPUnit
5 1 (1.75%) Hudson
5 1 (1.75%) CruiseControl
5 1 (1.75%) Subversion
5 1 (1.75%) Rational Functional Tester
General
1 3 (5.26%) Finance
1 3 (5.26%) Banking
2 2 (3.51%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.75%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 18 (31.58%) DBA
2 16 (28.07%) Administrator
3 10 (17.54%) Developer
3 10 (17.54%) DevOps Engineer
4 8 (14.04%) MySQL DBA
5 6 (10.53%) Oracle Developer
6 3 (5.26%) Analyst
6 3 (5.26%) Project Manager
7 2 (3.51%) Architect
7 2 (3.51%) Integration Architect
7 2 (3.51%) Consultant
7 2 (3.51%) Technical Project Manager
7 2 (3.51%) PHP Developer
7 2 (3.51%) Technical Manager
7 2 (3.51%) Operations Analyst
8 1 (1.75%) Linux Administrator
8 1 (1.75%) TIBCO Developer
8 1 (1.75%) Transition Manager
8 1 (1.75%) PHP Web Developer
8 1 (1.75%) SAS Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (19.30%) Web Services
2 10 (17.54%) JSP
3 2 (3.51%) XML
4 1 (1.75%) WSDL
4 1 (1.75%) JAX-RPC
4 1 (1.75%) Middleware
4 1 (1.75%) Hibernate
4 1 (1.75%) SAP XI
4 1 (1.75%) Spring
4 1 (1.75%) Ajax
4 1 (1.75%) ISPF
4 1 (1.75%) Apache Axis
4 1 (1.75%) jQuery
4 1 (1.75%) Backbone.js
4 1 (1.75%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (17.54%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (12.28%) Replication
3 5 (8.77%) Mainframe
3 5 (8.77%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.51%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.51%) Clustering
5 1 (1.75%) Cryptography
5 1 (1.75%) PKI
5 1 (1.75%) SCADA
5 1 (1.75%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.75%) EFT
Operating Systems
1 33 (57.89%) Linux
2 10 (17.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (15.79%) UNIX
4 8 (14.04%) Solaris
5 5 (8.77%) Ubuntu
6 4 (7.02%) CentOS
6 4 (7.02%) Debian
7 2 (3.51%) Windows
8 1 (1.75%) Windows 2000
8 1 (1.75%) zOS
8 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (1.75%) Scientific Linux
8 1 (1.75%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (19.30%) Performance Tuning
1 11 (19.30%) DevOps
2 10 (17.54%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (15.79%) Security Management
3 9 (15.79%) Migration
3 9 (15.79%) Data Migration
3 9 (15.79%) Database Security
4 8 (14.04%) Capacity Planning
4 8 (14.04%) Patch Management
4 8 (14.04%) Database Tuning
4 8 (14.04%) Change Management
5 6 (10.53%) Load Balancing
6 5 (8.77%) Configuration Management
7 4 (7.02%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (5.26%) SDLC
9 2 (3.51%) Information Security
9 2 (3.51%) Performance Monitoring
9 2 (3.51%) TDD
9 2 (3.51%) Unit Testing
9 2 (3.51%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (45.61%) Java
2 19 (33.33%) SQL
3 15 (26.32%) Python
3 15 (26.32%) PL/SQL
4 9 (15.79%) C
4 9 (15.79%) Bourne shell
5 8 (14.04%) Perl
6 7 (12.28%) Ruby
7 5 (8.77%) Bash Shell
8 3 (5.26%) C-shell
8 3 (5.26%) Scala
8 3 (5.26%) Korn
9 2 (3.51%) VBA
9 2 (3.51%) PHP
10 1 (1.75%) VBScript
10 1 (1.75%) C#
10 1 (1.75%) C++
10 1 (1.75%) COBOL
10 1 (1.75%) PHP5
10 1 (1.75%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 7 (12.28%) Security Cleared
2 4 (7.02%) Degree
2 4 (7.02%) SC Cleared
3 3 (5.26%) BC Cleared
4 1 (1.75%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 8 (14.04%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (3.51%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.75%) Terminal Services
3 1 (1.75%) RACF
3 1 (1.75%) Time Sharing Option
3 1 (1.75%) Job Entry Subsystem
Systems Management
1 8 (14.04%) Oracle RMAN
2 6 (10.53%) Puppet
3 5 (8.77%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (7.02%) Graphite
4 4 (7.02%) Nagios
4 4 (7.02%) Munin
5 1 (1.75%) Tivoli
5 1 (1.75%) SCCM
5 1 (1.75%) zSecure
Vendors
1 23 (40.35%) Oracle
2 3 (5.26%) SAP
2 3 (5.26%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.51%) Dell
3 2 (3.51%) Software AG
3 2 (3.51%) webMethods
3 2 (3.51%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.75%) TIBCO
4 1 (1.75%) Micro Focus
4 1 (1.75%) QAD
4 1 (1.75%) VMware
4 1 (1.75%) CA
4 1 (1.75%) Informatica
4 1 (1.75%) NetApp
4 1 (1.75%) Progress
4 1 (1.75%) IBM
4 1 (1.75%) Sybase
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