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 26 November 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Shell Scripting (Shell Programming)
Rank 120 103 81
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -22
Contract jobs citing Shell Script 25 12 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.77% 0.54% 1.77%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.17% 1.51% 4.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 3 26
Average daily rate
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£333 £405 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.90% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £237 £341 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £681 £434
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.61% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Average hourly rate £9.00 £26.82 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-66.44% -28.48%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £23.46 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+51.32% -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 South West region.

Programming Languages Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1154 793 1067
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 35.58% 35.51% 38.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 721 519 559
Average daily rate £375 £320 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.18% -1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 66 85
Average hourly rate £35.00 £31.90 £35.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.71% -10.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £20.00 £18.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £40.00 £47.00
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 26 November 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 26 November 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 0 14 £288 - 1
Dorset - 5 £450 -
Bristol -11 3 £375 -7.40% 3
Somerset -5 1 £500 -33.33% 2
Wiltshire -13 1 £360 - 1
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England

Shell Script
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 24 (54.55%) Linux
2 22 (50.00%) UNIX
3 15 (34.09%) SQL
4 13 (29.55%) Windows
5 12 (27.27%) Oracle
5 12 (27.27%) PL/SQL
6 11 (25.00%) Perl
6 11 (25.00%) Oracle APEX
6 11 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
6 11 (25.00%) Oracle Database
7 10 (22.73%) Security Cleared
7 10 (22.73%) Python
7 10 (22.73%) ITIL
8 8 (18.18%) Red Hat
8 8 (18.18%) SC Cleared
8 8 (18.18%) jQuery
8 8 (18.18%) Performance Tuning
9 7 (15.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (15.91%) Oracle Applications
9 7 (15.91%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (15.91%) Informatica
10 6 (13.64%) TCP/IP
10 6 (13.64%) NFS
10 6 (13.64%) XML
10 6 (13.64%) Solaris
10 6 (13.64%) Java
10 6 (13.64%) Regression Testing
10 6 (13.64%) SAN
10 6 (13.64%) Oracle BI EE
10 6 (13.64%) CentOS

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

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 5 (11.36%) Apache
2 4 (9.09%) IIS
3 2 (4.55%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (2.27%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.27%) K2 blackpearl
Applications
1 3 (6.82%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (15.91%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (2.27%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (2.27%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (2.27%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (2.27%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (2.27%) Oracle Receivables
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.64%) TCP/IP
1 6 (13.64%) SAN
2 4 (9.09%) Multicast
2 4 (9.09%) LAN
2 4 (9.09%) WAN
2 4 (9.09%) DNS
3 3 (6.82%) LDAP
3 3 (6.82%) SMTP
3 3 (6.82%) SNMP
4 2 (4.55%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 11 (25.00%) Oracle Database
2 6 (13.64%) Oracle BI EE
3 3 (6.82%) SQL Server
3 3 (6.82%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (4.55%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 1 (2.27%) Oracle OWB
5 1 (2.27%) Sybase ASE
5 1 (2.27%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (2.27%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 11 (25.00%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (2.27%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (2.27%) PowerBuilder
2 1 (2.27%) JDeveloper
General
1 5 (11.36%) Finance
2 3 (6.82%) Banking
3 1 (2.27%) Law
3 1 (2.27%) Legal
Job Titles
1 16 (36.36%) Developer
2 10 (22.73%) Oracle Developer
3 8 (18.18%) Administrator
4 5 (11.36%) Consultant
5 4 (9.09%) C++ Developer
6 3 (6.82%) Linux Administrator
7 2 (4.55%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (4.55%) Applications Support
7 2 (4.55%) UNIX Systems Administrator
7 2 (4.55%) Test Engineer
7 2 (4.55%) UNIX Administrator
7 2 (4.55%) Integration Engineer
7 2 (4.55%) Security Administrator
8 1 (2.27%) Analyst
8 1 (2.27%) Senior Analyst
8 1 (2.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 1 (2.27%) Systems Integration Engineer
8 1 (2.27%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 1 (2.27%) Oracle DBA
8 1 (2.27%) Systems Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (18.18%) jQuery
2 6 (13.64%) XML
3 2 (4.55%) CSS
3 2 (4.55%) HTML
4 1 (2.27%) Ajax
4 1 (2.27%) DHTML
4 1 (2.27%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.27%) .NET
4 1 (2.27%) DOM
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.36%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.55%) Client/Server
2 2 (4.55%) Animation
3 1 (2.27%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 24 (54.55%) Linux
2 22 (50.00%) UNIX
3 13 (29.55%) Windows
4 7 (15.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (13.64%) Solaris
5 6 (13.64%) CentOS
6 3 (6.82%) Windows 7
7 1 (2.27%) Ubuntu
7 1 (2.27%) HPUX
7 1 (2.27%) Mac OS X
7 1 (2.27%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (22.73%) ITIL
2 8 (18.18%) Performance Tuning
3 7 (15.91%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (13.64%) Regression Testing
5 4 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (9.09%) OO
5 4 (9.09%) Multithreading
5 4 (9.09%) Release Management
6 2 (4.55%) Test Automation
6 2 (4.55%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (4.55%) User Stories
6 2 (4.55%) Business Continuity Planning
6 2 (4.55%) ETL
6 2 (4.55%) Software Testing
6 2 (4.55%) Information Management
6 2 (4.55%) Software Engineering
6 2 (4.55%) Problem Management
6 2 (4.55%) Integration Testing
6 2 (4.55%) Business Continuity
6 2 (4.55%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 15 (34.09%) SQL
2 12 (27.27%) PL/SQL
3 11 (25.00%) Perl
4 10 (22.73%) Python
5 6 (13.64%) Java
6 4 (9.09%) C++
7 3 (6.82%) Ruby
8 2 (4.55%) JavaScript
9 1 (2.27%) Korn
9 1 (2.27%) C
9 1 (2.27%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 10 (22.73%) Security Cleared
2 8 (18.18%) SC Cleared
3 3 (6.82%) Degree
4 1 (2.27%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.82%) QA
System Software
1 6 (13.64%) NFS
2 4 (9.09%) Oracle RMAN
2 4 (9.09%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (6.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (6.82%) Squid
3 3 (6.82%) Samba
3 3 (6.82%) qmail
4 1 (2.27%) VMware ESX
4 1 (2.27%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 4 (9.09%) Data Guard
1 4 (9.09%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (2.27%) Tivoli
2 1 (2.27%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 12 (27.27%) Oracle
2 8 (18.18%) Red Hat
3 7 (15.91%) Informatica
4 4 (9.09%) VMware
5 3 (6.82%) Cisco
5 3 (6.82%) Microsoft
5 3 (6.82%) NetApp
6 1 (2.27%) Sybase
6 1 (2.27%) HP