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 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Shell Scripting (Shell Programming)
Rank 126 107 87
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -20
Contract jobs citing Shell Script 21 23 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.62% 0.85% 1.01%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.93% 2.39% 2.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 10
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£458 £322 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.13% -21.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £140 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £337 £503
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £140.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £35.20 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+2.98% -12.00%
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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
1087 961 772
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 31.90% 35.49% 33.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 698 552 401
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £218 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 35 40
Average hourly rate £37.00 £34.53 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.16% +64.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.70 £17.58 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.27 £140.00 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -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 5 March 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 5 March 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
Manchester -10 9 £500 +53.84% 2
Cheshire 0 8 £458 +102.43% 1
Merseyside - - - -
Shell Script
England

Shell Script
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 36 (72.00%) Oracle
2 29 (58.00%) UNIX
2 29 (58.00%) Linux
3 22 (44.00%) SQL
4 19 (38.00%) PL/SQL
4 19 (38.00%) Windows
5 17 (34.00%) Finance
6 14 (28.00%) Java
7 13 (26.00%) Security Cleared
8 12 (24.00%) IIS
8 12 (24.00%) Business Intelligence
9 11 (22.00%) Tomcat
9 11 (22.00%) ITIL
9 11 (22.00%) Informatica
10 10 (20.00%) Red Hat
10 10 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
11 9 (18.00%) SC Cleared
11 9 (18.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 9 (18.00%) Migration
11 9 (18.00%) CA
11 9 (18.00%) Web Services
11 9 (18.00%) HP
12 8 (16.00%) ITIL Certification
12 8 (16.00%) LDAP
12 8 (16.00%) CA Single Sign-On
12 8 (16.00%) Oracle Database
12 8 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
12 8 (16.00%) WebSphere
13 7 (14.00%) Banking
13 7 (14.00%) Performance Tuning

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

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 12 (24.00%) IIS
2 11 (22.00%) Tomcat
3 8 (16.00%) WebSphere
4 6 (12.00%) Oracle Workflow
5 4 (8.00%) SharePoint
5 4 (8.00%) iPlanet
5 4 (8.00%) Oracle Service Bus
6 3 (6.00%) TIBCO EMS
6 3 (6.00%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
6 3 (6.00%) JBoss
7 2 (4.00%) PowerExchange
8 1 (2.00%) CMS
8 1 (2.00%) IBM HTTP Server
8 1 (2.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 1 (2.00%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (6.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.00%) MS Office
3 1 (2.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (12.00%) Oracle EBS R12
2 5 (10.00%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (6.00%) BusinessWorks
3 3 (6.00%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (4.00%) Oracle 11i
4 2 (4.00%) ResourceLink
5 1 (2.00%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.00%) SuccessFactors
1 2 (4.00%) SaaS
2 1 (2.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (16.00%) LDAP
2 4 (8.00%) SAN
3 2 (4.00%) NAS
4 1 (2.00%) Firewall
4 1 (2.00%) HTTP
4 1 (2.00%) SNMP
4 1 (2.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (16.00%) Oracle Database
2 7 (14.00%) PowerCenter
2 7 (14.00%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (14.00%) SQL Server
3 5 (10.00%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 5 (10.00%) Oracle Discoverer
3 5 (10.00%) Oracle Reports
4 4 (8.00%) Oracle Database 10g
4 4 (8.00%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (6.00%) MongoDB
5 3 (6.00%) Hadoop
6 2 (4.00%) RDBMS
6 2 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (4.00%) SQLPlus
6 2 (4.00%) Relational Database
7 1 (2.00%) Oracle OLAP
7 1 (2.00%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 5 (10.00%) ERwin
2 4 (8.00%) Oracle Forms
2 4 (8.00%) Rational Rose
2 4 (8.00%) JIRA
3 3 (6.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (6.00%) Eclipse
3 3 (6.00%) Ant
4 2 (4.00%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (2.00%) Subversion
5 1 (2.00%) Introscope
General
1 17 (34.00%) Finance
2 7 (14.00%) Banking
3 5 (10.00%) Manufacturing
4 3 (6.00%) Retail
5 2 (4.00%) Telecoms
5 2 (4.00%) Investment Banking
6 1 (2.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 13 (26.00%) Developer
2 11 (22.00%) Administrator
3 8 (16.00%) Oracle Developer
3 8 (16.00%) Technical Specialist
4 4 (8.00%) Linux Administrator
4 4 (8.00%) AIX Administrator
5 3 (6.00%) TIBCO Specialist
5 3 (6.00%) Architect
5 3 (6.00%) Applications Developer
5 3 (6.00%) Test Engineer
5 3 (6.00%) Technical Engineer
5 3 (6.00%) Oracle Applications Developer
6 2 (4.00%) Senior Java Developer
6 2 (4.00%) HPUX Systems Administrator
6 2 (4.00%) Senior Developer
6 2 (4.00%) Consultant
6 2 (4.00%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (4.00%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (4.00%) Integration Architect
6 2 (4.00%) HPUX Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (18.00%) Web Services
2 3 (6.00%) Rendezvous
2 3 (6.00%) XML
3 2 (4.00%) HTML
3 2 (4.00%) J2EE
3 2 (4.00%) EJB
3 2 (4.00%) JDBC
4 1 (2.00%) Java EE
4 1 (2.00%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (2.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.00%) Data Integration
3 2 (4.00%) HACMP
3 2 (4.00%) LPAR
4 1 (2.00%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (2.00%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 29 (58.00%) UNIX
1 29 (58.00%) Linux
2 19 (38.00%) Windows
3 9 (18.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (14.00%) AIX
5 5 (10.00%) HPUX
6 3 (6.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (4.00%) VMS
8 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (2.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (2.00%) SUSE
8 1 (2.00%) Windows 2000
8 1 (2.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (24.00%) Business Intelligence
2 11 (22.00%) ITIL
3 9 (18.00%) Migration
4 8 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (14.00%) Performance Tuning
5 7 (14.00%) SOA
6 6 (12.00%) ETL
6 6 (12.00%) CRM
6 6 (12.00%) Scrum
6 6 (12.00%) Workflow
6 6 (12.00%) Capacity Planning
7 5 (10.00%) Dimensional Modelling
7 5 (10.00%) Process Improvement
7 5 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
7 5 (10.00%) Physical Data Model
7 5 (10.00%) Data Modelling
8 4 (8.00%) Business Analysis
9 3 (6.00%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (6.00%) Time Management
9 3 (6.00%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (44.00%) SQL
2 19 (38.00%) PL/SQL
3 14 (28.00%) Java
4 6 (12.00%) Python
5 5 (10.00%) JavaScript
5 5 (10.00%) Perl
6 3 (6.00%) C#
7 2 (4.00%) VBA
8 1 (2.00%) PowerShell
8 1 (2.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 13 (26.00%) Security Cleared
2 9 (18.00%) SC Cleared
3 8 (16.00%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (6.00%) DV Cleared
5 2 (4.00%) VCP4
5 2 (4.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.00%) SLA
2 2 (4.00%) QA
System Software
1 4 (8.00%) Firmware
2 2 (4.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.00%) Terminal Services
2 2 (4.00%) GPFS
3 1 (2.00%) PowerHA
3 1 (2.00%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 8 (16.00%) CA Single Sign-On
2 4 (8.00%) Puppet
3 3 (6.00%) TIBCO Hawk
3 3 (6.00%) Tivoli
3 3 (6.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (2.00%) WSUS
4 1 (2.00%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.00%) CA Wily
4 1 (2.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 36 (72.00%) Oracle
2 11 (22.00%) Informatica
3 10 (20.00%) Red Hat
4 9 (18.00%) CA
4 9 (18.00%) HP
5 6 (12.00%) Sun
6 4 (8.00%) IBM
6 4 (8.00%) Cyber-Ark
7 3 (6.00%) TIBCO
7 3 (6.00%) Microsoft
7 3 (6.00%) SAP
8 2 (4.00%) Sybase
8 2 (4.00%) Software AG
8 2 (4.00%) Dell
8 2 (4.00%) VMware
8 2 (4.00%) webMethods
8 2 (4.00%) Brocade
9 1 (2.00%) Splunk
9 1 (2.00%) NetApp
9 1 (2.00%) FatWire