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 22 August 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Shell Scripting (Shell Programming)
Rank 123 90 91
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +1
Contract jobs citing Shell Script 19 19 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.60% 0.85% 1.28%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.64% 2.44% 3.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 9 29
Average daily rate
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£388 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £173 £270 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £403 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £325 £373
% change year-on-year
+16.92% -12.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.61 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+1.75% -6.66%
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 South West region.

Programming Languages Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1160 778 1110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 36.56% 34.86% 35.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 737 479 582
Average daily rate £350 £326 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.36% +0.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 55 98
Average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £12.75 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £49.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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
Gloucestershire -14 9 £320 - 1
Dorset -2 6 £438 +14.00% 1
Bristol -17 3 £170 -38.18% 3
Devon - 1 £405 -
Somerset - - - -
Wiltshire - - - - 1
Shell Script
England

Shell Script
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 30 (60.00%) Linux
2 28 (56.00%) UNIX
3 22 (44.00%) Security Cleared
4 18 (36.00%) Solaris
4 18 (36.00%) Red Hat
5 16 (32.00%) SC Cleared
5 16 (32.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 14 (28.00%) Windows
7 13 (26.00%) Python
7 13 (26.00%) NFS
7 13 (26.00%) CentOS
8 12 (24.00%) TCP/IP
8 12 (24.00%) Perl
9 11 (22.00%) LAN
9 11 (22.00%) WAN
10 9 (18.00%) DNS
10 9 (18.00%) Java
11 8 (16.00%) SQL Server
11 8 (16.00%) SMTP
11 8 (16.00%) Ruby
12 7 (14.00%) Squid
12 7 (14.00%) Degree
12 7 (14.00%) VMware Infrastructure
12 7 (14.00%) QA
12 7 (14.00%) VMware
12 7 (14.00%) NetApp
12 7 (14.00%) Apache
12 7 (14.00%) SNMP
12 7 (14.00%) Cisco
12 7 (14.00%) Microsoft

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (14.00%) Apache
1 7 (14.00%) IIS
2 2 (4.00%) WebLogic
2 2 (4.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.00%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (2.00%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 7 (14.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.00%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (2.00%) Amazon S3
1 1 (2.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (24.00%) TCP/IP
2 11 (22.00%) LAN
2 11 (22.00%) WAN
3 9 (18.00%) DNS
4 8 (16.00%) SMTP
5 7 (14.00%) SNMP
5 7 (14.00%) LDAP
6 5 (10.00%) SAN
7 4 (8.00%) Multicast
8 1 (2.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (16.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (10.00%) MySQL
3 4 (8.00%) Oracle Database
4 3 (6.00%) Relational Database
5 2 (4.00%) MongoDB
5 2 (4.00%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (4.00%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (2.00%) RDBMS
6 1 (2.00%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 3 (6.00%) Oracle APEX
2 2 (4.00%) Eclipse
3 1 (2.00%) JDeveloper
General
1 2 (4.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.00%) Finance
2 1 (2.00%) Military
2 1 (2.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (22.00%) Administrator
2 10 (20.00%) Linux Administrator
2 10 (20.00%) Consultant
3 8 (16.00%) Developer
4 6 (12.00%) Systems Administrator
4 6 (12.00%) UNIX Systems Administrator
4 6 (12.00%) UNIX Administrator
5 5 (10.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 4 (8.00%) C++ Developer
6 4 (8.00%) QA Engineer
7 3 (6.00%) Analyst
7 3 (6.00%) Build Engineer
8 2 (4.00%) Infrastructure Technician
8 2 (4.00%) Development Analyst
8 2 (4.00%) Software Development Analyst
8 2 (4.00%) webMethods Consultant
8 2 (4.00%) Security Administrator
8 2 (4.00%) SharePoint Developer
8 2 (4.00%) Systems Support
9 1 (2.00%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.00%) CSS
1 2 (4.00%) HTML
1 2 (4.00%) Drools
1 2 (4.00%) Hibernate
2 1 (2.00%) LAMP
2 1 (2.00%) jQuery
2 1 (2.00%) ActiveMQ
2 1 (2.00%) JMS
2 1 (2.00%) Java RMI
2 1 (2.00%) DHTML
2 1 (2.00%) DOM
2 1 (2.00%) XSLT
2 1 (2.00%) Middleware
2 1 (2.00%) CSS3
2 1 (2.00%) WebCenter
2 1 (2.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.00%) Clustering
2 3 (6.00%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 30 (60.00%) Linux
2 28 (56.00%) UNIX
3 18 (36.00%) Solaris
4 16 (32.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 14 (28.00%) Windows
6 13 (26.00%) CentOS
7 6 (12.00%) Windows 7
8 5 (10.00%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (10.00%) OO
2 4 (8.00%) ITIL
2 4 (8.00%) Multithreading
3 2 (4.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (4.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (4.00%) UML
3 2 (4.00%) Migration
3 2 (4.00%) Service Management
4 1 (2.00%) Workflow
4 1 (2.00%) Release Management
4 1 (2.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (2.00%) Data Migration
4 1 (2.00%) BPEL
4 1 (2.00%) Logistics
4 1 (2.00%) SOA
4 1 (2.00%) CRM
4 1 (2.00%) High Availability
4 1 (2.00%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (2.00%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 13 (26.00%) Python
2 12 (24.00%) Perl
3 9 (18.00%) Java
4 8 (16.00%) Ruby
5 6 (12.00%) C++
6 5 (10.00%) Korn
6 5 (10.00%) Bourne shell
7 4 (8.00%) SQL
8 2 (4.00%) C
9 1 (2.00%) PHP5
9 1 (2.00%) PowerShell
9 1 (2.00%) JavaScript
9 1 (2.00%) PHP
9 1 (2.00%) PL/SQL
9 1 (2.00%) XQuery
9 1 (2.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 22 (44.00%) Security Cleared
2 16 (32.00%) SC Cleared
3 7 (14.00%) Degree
4 3 (6.00%) DV Cleared
5 2 (4.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (14.00%) QA
2 1 (2.00%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (26.00%) NFS
2 7 (14.00%) Squid
2 7 (14.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (14.00%) qmail
3 6 (12.00%) Samba
4 2 (4.00%) Active Directory
5 1 (2.00%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (2.00%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (2.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (2.00%) Tivoli
1 1 (2.00%) Tivoli Monitoring
1 1 (2.00%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 18 (36.00%) Red Hat
2 7 (14.00%) VMware
2 7 (14.00%) NetApp
2 7 (14.00%) Cisco
2 7 (14.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (12.00%) Oracle
4 5 (10.00%) webMethods
5 3 (6.00%) Informatica
6 1 (2.00%) HP
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