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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Shell Scripting (Shell Programming)
Rank 112 150 97
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -53
Contract jobs citing Shell Script 40 22 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.15% 0.51% 1.33%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.01% 1.57% 4.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 7 23
Median daily rate £425 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.24% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £389 £350 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £547 £491
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £41.00 £35.61
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +15.12%
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
1327 1402 1016
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 38.17% 32.42% 32.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 896 887 585
Median daily rate £375 £385 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.59% +18.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 44 27
Median hourly rate £25.00 £37.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £21.50 £12.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

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
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 31 August 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
Cheshire +21 14 £401 -38.26%
Lancashire +20 12 £423 -8.94%
Manchester +5 11 £425 +17.24% 9
Merseyside +1 1 £450 +28.57% 1
Shell Script
England

Shell Script
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 56 (67.47%) Linux
2 46 (55.42%) Oracle
3 38 (45.78%) Bash Shell
4 32 (38.55%) Unix
5 31 (37.35%) Oracle Database
6 27 (32.53%) Clustering
6 27 (32.53%) C
7 26 (31.33%) Java
8 24 (28.92%) Windows
9 21 (25.30%) COBOL
9 21 (25.30%) Tuxedo
9 21 (25.30%) Micro Focus
10 20 (24.10%) RDBMS
10 20 (24.10%) Relational Database
11 18 (21.69%) Python
12 17 (20.48%) SSL
12 17 (20.48%) Puppet
13 14 (16.87%) Jenkins
13 14 (16.87%) Apache
13 14 (16.87%) Red Hat
14 13 (15.66%) Finance
14 13 (15.66%) IBM
14 13 (15.66%) Agile Software Development
15 12 (14.46%) WebSphere
15 12 (14.46%) Amazon AWS
15 12 (14.46%) Opscode Chef
16 11 (13.25%) Oracle RAC
16 11 (13.25%) Security Cleared
16 11 (13.25%) Middleware
17 10 (12.05%) Change Management

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 21 (25.30%) Tuxedo
2 14 (16.87%) Apache
3 12 (14.46%) WebSphere
4 9 (10.84%) WebLogic
5 8 (9.64%) Tomcat
5 8 (9.64%) WebSphere Application Server
6 6 (7.23%) JBoss
6 6 (7.23%) OpenStack
7 5 (6.02%) Oracle Application Server
7 5 (6.02%) SAS
8 4 (4.82%) IIS
9 3 (3.61%) IBM HTTP Server
10 2 (2.41%) GlassFish
10 2 (2.41%) Liferay
10 2 (2.41%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 2 (2.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 2 (2.41%) WebLogic Portal
11 1 (1.20%) Commerce Server
Applications
1 2 (2.41%) MS Office
2 1 (1.20%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (8.43%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (6.02%) Oracle 11i
2 5 (6.02%) Oracle Applications
2 5 (6.02%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (2.41%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (14.46%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (20.48%) SSL
2 10 (12.05%) HTTP
3 9 (10.84%) HTTPS
4 7 (8.43%) DNS
5 6 (7.23%) DHCP
5 6 (7.23%) LDAP
6 5 (6.02%) Fibre Channel
6 5 (6.02%) IMAP
6 5 (6.02%) iSCSI
6 5 (6.02%) MRTG
6 5 (6.02%) SMTP
7 2 (2.41%) Firewall
8 1 (1.20%) SAN
8 1 (1.20%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (37.35%) Oracle Database
2 20 (24.10%) RDBMS
2 20 (24.10%) Relational Database
3 10 (12.05%) Oracle Database 11g
4 9 (10.84%) Oracle Database 10g
5 5 (6.02%) Oracle Discoverer
6 4 (4.82%) SQL Server
7 3 (3.61%) Oracle9i Database
8 2 (2.41%) MySQL
8 2 (2.41%) Oracle8/8i Database
8 2 (2.41%) PowerCenter
8 2 (2.41%) Siebel EIM
9 1 (1.20%) Amazon Redshift
9 1 (1.20%) DB2
9 1 (1.20%) OpenStack Swift
9 1 (1.20%) Oracle BI EE
9 1 (1.20%) Oracle Database 12c
9 1 (1.20%) SQLPlus
9 1 (1.20%) TKPROF
9 1 (1.20%) VLDB
Development Applications
1 14 (16.87%) Jenkins
2 9 (10.84%) MSI
3 8 (9.64%) GitLab
4 3 (3.61%) JIRA
5 2 (2.41%) ClearCase
5 2 (2.41%) Git (software)
5 2 (2.41%) Introscope
6 1 (1.20%) Ant
6 1 (1.20%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 13 (15.66%) Finance
2 10 (12.05%) Banking
3 2 (2.41%) Retail
3 2 (2.41%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.20%) Law
Job Titles
1 29 (34.94%) Developer
2 15 (18.07%) Linux Engineer
3 11 (13.25%) Administrator
4 10 (12.05%) DBA
5 9 (10.84%) Oracle DBA
6 7 (8.43%) Consultant
7 6 (7.23%) Automation Engineer
8 5 (6.02%) DevOps Engineer
8 5 (6.02%) Systems Administrator
9 4 (4.82%) Cloud Automation Engineer
9 4 (4.82%) Cloud Engineer
9 4 (4.82%) Oracle Applications DBA
9 4 (4.82%) SC Cleared DBA
9 4 (4.82%) Unix Administrator
10 3 (3.61%) 2nd Line Support
10 3 (3.61%) J2EE Developer
10 3 (3.61%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 3 (3.61%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 3 (3.61%) Middleware Developer
10 3 (3.61%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (13.25%) Middleware
2 5 (6.02%) J2EE
3 4 (4.82%) Oracle Fusion
4 2 (2.41%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (1.20%) CSS
5 1 (1.20%) HTML
5 1 (1.20%) IBM Integration Bus
5 1 (1.20%) JDBC
5 1 (1.20%) JMS
5 1 (1.20%) JSON
5 1 (1.20%) REST
5 1 (1.20%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 27 (32.53%) Clustering
2 10 (12.05%) Wiki
3 9 (10.84%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.61%) Mainframe
5 2 (2.41%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.41%) LPAR
5 2 (2.41%) User Experience
6 1 (1.20%) BBC
6 1 (1.20%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 56 (67.47%) Linux
2 32 (38.55%) Unix
3 24 (28.92%) Windows
4 9 (10.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (9.64%) CentOS
6 7 (8.43%) AIX
6 7 (8.43%) Solaris
7 5 (6.02%) Debian
7 5 (6.02%) HPUX
7 5 (6.02%) SUSE
7 5 (6.02%) Ubuntu
8 4 (4.82%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 4 (4.82%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (15.66%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (12.05%) Change Management
2 10 (12.05%) Performance Tuning
2 10 (12.05%) TDD
3 9 (10.84%) Open Source
3 9 (10.84%) Security Architecture
4 8 (9.64%) Security Operations
5 7 (8.43%) Database Tuning
5 7 (8.43%) DevOps
5 7 (8.43%) Problem Management
6 6 (7.23%) SOA
6 6 (7.23%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (6.02%) Data Modelling
7 5 (6.02%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (6.02%) ETL
8 4 (4.82%) CRM
8 4 (4.82%) Data Migration
8 4 (4.82%) High Availability
8 4 (4.82%) Migration
8 4 (4.82%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (45.78%) Bash Shell
2 27 (32.53%) C
3 26 (31.33%) Java
4 21 (25.30%) COBOL
5 18 (21.69%) Python
6 10 (12.05%) SQL
7 9 (10.84%) Perl
7 9 (10.84%) PL/SQL
7 9 (10.84%) PowerShell
8 6 (7.23%) PHP
9 5 (6.02%) C++
9 5 (6.02%) Korn
10 4 (4.82%) Jython
11 1 (1.20%) Bourne shell
11 1 (1.20%) JavaScript
11 1 (1.20%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 11 (13.25%) Security Cleared
2 8 (9.64%) SC Cleared
3 5 (6.02%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (4.82%) MCSE
5 3 (3.61%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.20%) OCP
6 1 (1.20%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (1.20%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.41%) QA
System Software
1 11 (13.25%) Oracle RAC
2 8 (9.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (8.43%) iptables
4 6 (7.23%) Virtual Machines
5 5 (6.02%) Dovecot
5 5 (6.02%) KVM
5 5 (6.02%) Sendmail
5 5 (6.02%) Squid
6 3 (3.61%) Firmware
7 2 (2.41%) NFS
7 2 (2.41%) Samba
8 1 (1.20%) Ceph
8 1 (1.20%) Veritas File System
8 1 (1.20%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 17 (20.48%) Puppet
2 12 (14.46%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (10.84%) Tivoli
3 9 (10.84%) yum
4 7 (8.43%) Data Guard
5 5 (6.02%) CA Wily
5 5 (6.02%) Cacti
5 5 (6.02%) HAProxy
5 5 (6.02%) Nagios
5 5 (6.02%) OpenNebula
6 3 (3.61%) BladeLogic
6 3 (3.61%) TADDM
7 2 (2.41%) HP Data Protector
7 2 (2.41%) nmon
8 1 (1.20%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (1.20%) Legato
8 1 (1.20%) NetBackup
8 1 (1.20%) Oracle Statspack
8 1 (1.20%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 46 (55.42%) Oracle
2 21 (25.30%) Micro Focus
3 14 (16.87%) Red Hat
4 13 (15.66%) IBM
5 8 (9.64%) VMware
6 5 (6.02%) CA
7 4 (4.82%) Informatica
7 4 (4.82%) Siebel
8 3 (3.61%) HP
8 3 (3.61%) Microsoft
9 2 (2.41%) Actimize
9 2 (2.41%) Endeca
9 2 (2.41%) Sun
10 1 (1.20%) Dell
10 1 (1.20%) Greenplum
10 1 (1.20%) IBM Sterling
10 1 (1.20%) ParAccel
10 1 (1.20%) Talend
10 1 (1.20%) Veritas
10 1 (1.20%) Vertica
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