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 22 September 2014 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Shell Scripting (Shell Programming)
Rank 87 77 59
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -18
Contract jobs citing Shell Script 50 58 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.57% 1.96% 2.81%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.55% 5.75% 7.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 39 39
Average daily rate
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£388 £275 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.90% -31.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £223 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £452 £378 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £325 £375
% change year-on-year
+19.23% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.73 £23.46 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+43.75% -37.44%
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
1098 1008 1303
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 34.38% 34.10% 38.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 660 552 690
Average daily rate £325 £310 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.83% -4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 28 55
Average hourly rate £34.00 £31.56 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.74% -2.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 £18.03 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.00 £41.71
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

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 22 September 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 22 September 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
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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
Manchester -22 10 £300 +5.74% 2
Merseyside +7 9 £450 -5.26% 3
Cheshire -15 5 £388 +42.72% 5
Shell Script
England

Shell Script
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 39 (49.37%) SQL
2 37 (46.84%) PL/SQL
3 35 (44.30%) UNIX
4 33 (41.77%) Linux
5 32 (40.51%) Oracle
6 29 (36.71%) Migration
7 27 (34.18%) Perl
8 26 (32.91%) Red Hat
9 24 (30.38%) Analytical Skills
10 21 (26.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 20 (25.32%) Java
11 20 (25.32%) Python
12 19 (24.05%) Informatica
12 19 (24.05%) Data Modelling
12 19 (24.05%) ETL
13 18 (22.78%) Security Cleared
14 17 (21.52%) SaaS
14 17 (21.52%) Data Warehouse
14 17 (21.52%) Microsoft
14 17 (21.52%) PowerCenter
14 17 (21.52%) VBA
15 16 (20.25%) SAP
15 16 (20.25%) Dell
15 16 (20.25%) Software AG
15 16 (20.25%) webMethods
15 16 (20.25%) CA
15 16 (20.25%) SC Cleared
16 15 (18.99%) ResourceLink
16 15 (18.99%) Performance Tuning
16 15 (18.99%) SuccessFactors

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

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 11 (13.92%) Tomcat
2 6 (7.59%) SharePoint
2 6 (7.59%) MS Exchange
2 6 (7.59%) IIS
2 6 (7.59%) Apache
2 6 (7.59%) Exchange Server 2003
2 6 (7.59%) Oracle Workflow
3 4 (5.06%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (5.06%) WebSphere
3 4 (5.06%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (3.80%) WebLogic
5 2 (2.53%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (2.53%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 2 (2.53%) CMS
5 2 (2.53%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (2.53%) Lync
5 2 (2.53%) OpenStack
5 2 (2.53%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 10 (12.66%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 15 (18.99%) ResourceLink
2 2 (2.53%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (2.53%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.27%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 17 (21.52%) SaaS
2 15 (18.99%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 11 (13.92%) SAN
2 2 (2.53%) Firewall
2 2 (2.53%) DHCP
2 2 (2.53%) HTTP
2 2 (2.53%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.53%) DNS
3 1 (1.27%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (21.52%) Data Warehouse
1 17 (21.52%) PowerCenter
2 14 (17.72%) Oracle Database
3 13 (16.46%) SQL Server
4 9 (11.39%) Oracle Database 11g
4 9 (11.39%) Oracle Database 10g
5 6 (7.59%) BusinessObjects XI
6 3 (3.80%) RDBMS
6 3 (3.80%) Relational Database
7 2 (2.53%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (2.53%) Siebel EIM
Development Applications
1 11 (13.92%) ERwin
2 6 (7.59%) Rational Rose
3 2 (2.53%) Introscope
4 1 (1.27%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 12 (15.19%) Banking
2 7 (8.86%) Finance
3 2 (2.53%) Retail
4 1 (1.27%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (25.32%) Administrator
2 13 (16.46%) Developer
3 12 (15.19%) Architect
4 11 (13.92%) Linux Administrator
5 10 (12.66%) Integration Architect
5 10 (12.66%) Systems Administrator
6 9 (11.39%) AIX Administrator
7 7 (8.86%) Linux Engineer
8 6 (7.59%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 6 (7.59%) VMware Engineer
9 5 (6.33%) HPUX Engineer
9 5 (6.33%) HPUX Systems Administrator
10 4 (5.06%) Systems Engineer
10 4 (5.06%) Analyst
10 4 (5.06%) Data Warehouse Developer
11 3 (3.80%) UNIX Administrator
11 3 (3.80%) IT Consultant
11 3 (3.80%) Consultant
11 3 (3.80%) Informatica Developer
11 3 (3.80%) Data Warehouse Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.13%) Web Services
2 6 (7.59%) Velocity
3 5 (6.33%) Regular Expression
3 5 (6.33%) Middleware
4 2 (2.53%) XML
4 2 (2.53%) JSON
5 1 (1.27%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (1.27%) Java EE
5 1 (1.27%) HTML
5 1 (1.27%) J2EE
5 1 (1.27%) EJB
5 1 (1.27%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 24 (30.38%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (12.66%) Firmware
3 8 (10.13%) Data Integration
4 6 (7.59%) HACMP
5 4 (5.06%) LPAR
6 3 (3.80%) DLPAR
7 2 (2.53%) Replication
7 2 (2.53%) Clustering
7 2 (2.53%) Wiki
8 1 (1.27%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 35 (44.30%) UNIX
2 33 (41.77%) Linux
3 21 (26.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 14 (17.72%) Windows
5 13 (16.46%) AIX
6 9 (11.39%) HPUX
6 9 (11.39%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (8.86%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (5.06%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (3.80%) Solaris
10 2 (2.53%) SUSE
10 2 (2.53%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (36.71%) Migration
2 19 (24.05%) Data Modelling
2 19 (24.05%) ETL
3 15 (18.99%) Performance Tuning
4 14 (17.72%) Capacity Planning
5 11 (13.92%) Dimensional Modelling
6 9 (11.39%) Change Management
7 8 (10.13%) Business Intelligence
7 8 (10.13%) EAI
7 8 (10.13%) Data Architecture
8 7 (8.86%) Business Analysis
9 6 (7.59%) ITIL
9 6 (7.59%) Configuration Management
9 6 (7.59%) Workflow
9 6 (7.59%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 6 (7.59%) Customer Engagement
10 5 (6.33%) Analytics
11 4 (5.06%) Information Security
11 4 (5.06%) Performance Management
12 3 (3.80%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 39 (49.37%) SQL
2 37 (46.84%) PL/SQL
3 27 (34.18%) Perl
4 20 (25.32%) Java
4 20 (25.32%) Python
5 17 (21.52%) VBA
6 3 (3.80%) VB
7 2 (2.53%) Ruby
7 2 (2.53%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.27%) C#
Qualifications
1 18 (22.78%) Security Cleared
2 16 (20.25%) SC Cleared
3 14 (17.72%) Degree
4 6 (7.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (2.53%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.27%) MCSE
6 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.27%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 8 (10.13%) VMware ESX
2 6 (7.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (7.59%) Active Directory
3 3 (3.80%) PowerHA
3 3 (3.80%) RHEV
4 2 (2.53%) GPFS
5 1 (1.27%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 6 (7.59%) Tivoli
2 3 (3.80%) Unicenter
3 2 (2.53%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (2.53%) NetBackup
3 2 (2.53%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (2.53%) CA Wily
3 2 (2.53%) Puppet
4 1 (1.27%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (1.27%) SCCM
4 1 (1.27%) Nagios
Vendors
1 32 (40.51%) Oracle
2 26 (32.91%) Red Hat
3 19 (24.05%) Informatica
4 17 (21.52%) Microsoft
5 16 (20.25%) Dell
5 16 (20.25%) SAP
5 16 (20.25%) Software AG
5 16 (20.25%) CA
5 16 (20.25%) webMethods
6 13 (16.46%) HP
7 11 (13.92%) VMware
8 6 (7.59%) Cyber-Ark
8 6 (7.59%) IBM
9 4 (5.06%) Sybase
9 4 (5.06%) Splunk
10 3 (3.80%) EMC
10 3 (3.80%) NetApp
11 2 (2.53%) FatWire
11 2 (2.53%) JBoss
11 2 (2.53%) Siebel
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