The table below looks at the statistics for Shell Script skills in IT contracts advertised for the South 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 18 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Shell Scripting (Shell Programming)
Rank 124 91 94
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +3
Contract jobs citing Shell Script 18 17 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.54% 0.77% 1.33%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.54% 2.07% 3.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 8 25
Average daily rate
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£415 £323 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.68% -19.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £268 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £408 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £325 £375
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £16.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -56.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.73 £23.46 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+43.75% -37.44%
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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 South West region.

Programming Languages Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1168 820 1132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 35.21% 37.17% 36.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 717 524 586
Average daily rate £375 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £450 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 59 98
Average hourly rate £35.00 £31.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -14.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.13 £12.75 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £44.00 £47.50
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 South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Shell Script across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Shell Script Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Shell Script
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Shell Script across the South West region.

Shell Script Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Shell Script
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Shell Script across the South West region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014.

Shell Script Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Shell Script
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Shell Script across the South West region.

Shell Script Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Shell Script
Contract Job Locations in the South 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 South West region over the 3 months to 18 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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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
Gloucestershire -10 9 £325 - 1
Devon - 1 £405 -
Bristol - - - -
Somerset - - - -
Wiltshire - - - -
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Shell Script
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South 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 26 (57.78%) UNIX
2 25 (55.56%) Linux
3 17 (37.78%) Red Hat
3 17 (37.78%) Security Cleared
4 16 (35.56%) Solaris
5 15 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 14 (31.11%) Windows
7 13 (28.89%) Perl
7 13 (28.89%) NFS
7 13 (28.89%) CentOS
7 13 (28.89%) SC Cleared
8 12 (26.67%) Python
9 11 (24.44%) TCP/IP
10 10 (22.22%) LAN
10 10 (22.22%) WAN
11 8 (17.78%) DNS
11 8 (17.78%) Ruby
12 7 (15.56%) Squid
12 7 (15.56%) Degree
12 7 (15.56%) QA
12 7 (15.56%) VMware
12 7 (15.56%) VMware Infrastructure
12 7 (15.56%) qmail
12 7 (15.56%) Cisco
12 7 (15.56%) Microsoft
12 7 (15.56%) SMTP
12 7 (15.56%) LDAP
12 7 (15.56%) MS Excel
12 7 (15.56%) Java
12 7 (15.56%) SQL Server

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

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South 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 7 (15.56%) IIS
1 7 (15.56%) Apache
Applications
1 7 (15.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 11 (24.44%) TCP/IP
2 10 (22.22%) LAN
2 10 (22.22%) WAN
3 8 (17.78%) DNS
4 7 (15.56%) SMTP
4 7 (15.56%) SNMP
4 7 (15.56%) LDAP
5 6 (13.33%) SAN
6 4 (8.89%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (15.56%) SQL Server
2 5 (11.11%) Oracle Database
3 3 (6.67%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (4.44%) MongoDB
4 2 (4.44%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (11.11%) Oracle APEX
General
1 3 (6.67%) Banking
2 2 (4.44%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (20.00%) Consultant
1 9 (20.00%) Administrator
2 8 (17.78%) Developer
2 8 (17.78%) Linux Administrator
3 5 (11.11%) UNIX Systems Administrator
3 5 (11.11%) UNIX Administrator
3 5 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
4 4 (8.89%) QA Engineer
4 4 (8.89%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 4 (8.89%) C++ Developer
5 3 (6.67%) Build Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) Infrastructure Technician
6 2 (4.44%) webMethods Consultant
6 2 (4.44%) Security Administrator
6 2 (4.44%) Oracle Developer
6 2 (4.44%) Systems Support
7 1 (2.22%) Support Analyst
7 1 (2.22%) Support Engineer
7 1 (2.22%) Applications Support
7 1 (2.22%) Database Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.44%) jQuery
1 2 (4.44%) Drools
2 1 (2.22%) DHTML
2 1 (2.22%) HTML
2 1 (2.22%) CSS
2 1 (2.22%) XML
2 1 (2.22%) DOM
2 1 (2.22%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (11.11%) Clustering
3 3 (6.67%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 26 (57.78%) UNIX
2 25 (55.56%) Linux
3 16 (35.56%) Solaris
4 15 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 14 (31.11%) Windows
6 13 (28.89%) CentOS
7 6 (13.33%) Windows 7
8 4 (8.89%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (11.11%) ITIL
2 4 (8.89%) OO
2 4 (8.89%) Multithreading
3 2 (4.44%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (4.44%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (4.44%) Configuration Management
3 2 (4.44%) Service Management
4 1 (2.22%) Regression Testing
4 1 (2.22%) Release Management
4 1 (2.22%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 13 (28.89%) Perl
2 12 (26.67%) Python
3 8 (17.78%) Ruby
4 7 (15.56%) Java
5 6 (13.33%) C++
5 6 (13.33%) SQL
6 4 (8.89%) Korn
6 4 (8.89%) Bourne shell
7 3 (6.67%) PL/SQL
8 2 (4.44%) C
9 1 (2.22%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 17 (37.78%) Security Cleared
2 13 (28.89%) SC Cleared
3 7 (15.56%) Degree
4 2 (4.44%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (4.44%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (15.56%) QA
2 1 (2.22%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (28.89%) NFS
2 7 (15.56%) Squid
2 7 (15.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (15.56%) qmail
3 6 (13.33%) Samba
4 2 (4.44%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (4.44%) Active Directory
4 2 (4.44%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (4.44%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 2 (4.44%) Data Guard
2 1 (2.22%) Tivoli
2 1 (2.22%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 17 (37.78%) Red Hat
2 7 (15.56%) NetApp
2 7 (15.56%) VMware
2 7 (15.56%) Cisco
2 7 (15.56%) Microsoft
3 5 (11.11%) Oracle
3 5 (11.11%) webMethods
4 3 (6.67%) Informatica
5 1 (2.22%) HP