The table below looks at the statistics for Shell Script skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Shell Script over the 3 months to 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Shell Scripting (Shell Programming)
Rank 84 88 72
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -16
Contract jobs citing Shell Script 23 21 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.06% 1.01% 1.77%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.60% 2.86% 5.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 13 12
Average daily rate
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£325 £290 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.06% -35.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £221 £353
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £32.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -12.16%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £32.50 £41.50
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -21.68%
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 West Midlands region.

Programming Languages Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
639 735 623
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 29.54% 35.27% 34.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 385 421 339
Average daily rate £338 £300 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £444 £401
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 27 32
Average hourly rate £28.69 £31.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.45% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.85 £16.50 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £35.00 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.53 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.89% -4.21%

Shell Script
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Shell Script Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Shell Script
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Shell Script Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Shell Script
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Shell Script across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Shell Script Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Shell Script
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Shell Script Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Shell Script
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 January 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
Coventry +8 7 £288 -23.33% 1
Birmingham -6 6 £360 +53.19% 3
Shropshire -6 4 £600 +106.89% 1
Staffordshire - - - -
Shell Script
England

Shell Script
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 33 (86.84%) UNIX
2 23 (60.53%) Linux
2 23 (60.53%) Oracle
3 16 (42.11%) SQL
4 15 (39.47%) Java
5 11 (28.95%) SAN
6 9 (23.68%) SQL Server
6 9 (23.68%) J2EE
6 9 (23.68%) Windows
7 7 (18.42%) VMware
7 7 (18.42%) HPUX
7 7 (18.42%) Solaris
8 6 (15.79%) Perl
8 6 (15.79%) EMC
8 6 (15.79%) Banking
8 6 (15.79%) Waterfall
9 5 (13.16%) Oracle Database
9 5 (13.16%) Mentoring
9 5 (13.16%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (13.16%) Netezza
9 5 (13.16%) Wiki
9 5 (13.16%) Data Extraction
9 5 (13.16%) Pega
9 5 (13.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (13.16%) Ab Initio
9 5 (13.16%) ETL
9 5 (13.16%) Informatica
9 5 (13.16%) Red Hat
9 5 (13.16%) webMethods
9 5 (13.16%) C

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 4 (10.53%) JBoss
1 4 (10.53%) WebLogic
2 3 (7.89%) SharePoint
3 2 (5.26%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (7.89%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.63%) CATIA
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Teamcenter
1 1 (2.63%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.26%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (28.95%) SAN
2 4 (10.53%) TCP/IP
3 3 (7.89%) NAS
3 3 (7.89%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (23.68%) SQL Server
2 5 (13.16%) Oracle Database
3 4 (10.53%) MySQL
4 2 (5.26%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (5.26%) RDBMS
4 2 (5.26%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (2.63%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (2.63%) Big Data
5 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (2.63%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Mercurial
1 1 (2.63%) Toad
1 1 (2.63%) ProC
1 1 (2.63%) ClearCase
General
1 6 (15.79%) Banking
2 3 (7.89%) Law
3 2 (5.26%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.63%) Finance
4 1 (2.63%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 15 (39.47%) Developer
2 8 (21.05%) Administrator
3 6 (15.79%) Systems Administrator
4 5 (13.16%) Applications Support
4 5 (13.16%) UNIX Administrator
5 4 (10.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (10.53%) Java Developer
5 4 (10.53%) Web Developer
5 4 (10.53%) Consultant
5 4 (10.53%) UNIX Systems Administrator
6 3 (7.89%) Applications Support Consultant
6 3 (7.89%) Applications Consultant
6 3 (7.89%) Support Consultant
6 3 (7.89%) Ab Initio Developer
7 2 (5.26%) Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) Applications Support Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) Support Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Applications Specialist
7 2 (5.26%) Java Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (23.68%) J2EE
2 4 (10.53%) JSP
3 2 (5.26%) Servlets
3 2 (5.26%) SAX
4 1 (2.63%) Java EE
4 1 (2.63%) Oracle Streams
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.16%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (13.16%) Wiki
1 5 (13.16%) Data Extraction
2 3 (7.89%) Statistics
2 3 (7.89%) Celerra
2 3 (7.89%) Symmetrix DMX
2 3 (7.89%) Clustering
3 1 (2.63%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.63%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 33 (86.84%) UNIX
2 23 (60.53%) Linux
3 9 (23.68%) Windows
4 7 (18.42%) HPUX
4 7 (18.42%) Solaris
5 5 (13.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (10.53%) Windows XP
6 4 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (7.89%) SUSE
7 3 (7.89%) VMS
7 3 (7.89%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (15.79%) Waterfall
2 5 (13.16%) Mentoring
2 5 (13.16%) ETL
3 4 (10.53%) ITIL
3 4 (10.53%) RUP
3 4 (10.53%) Data Modelling
3 4 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (10.53%) Test Strategy
4 3 (7.89%) Problem Management
4 3 (7.89%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (7.89%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (7.89%) Configuration Management
4 3 (7.89%) OO
5 2 (5.26%) DevOps
6 1 (2.63%) Coaching
6 1 (2.63%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (2.63%) Time Management
6 1 (2.63%) CAD
Programming Languages
1 16 (42.11%) SQL
2 15 (39.47%) Java
3 6 (15.79%) Perl
4 5 (13.16%) C
4 5 (13.16%) PL/SQL
5 4 (10.53%) JavaScript
5 4 (10.53%) VB
5 4 (10.53%) PowerShell
6 3 (7.89%) Korn
6 3 (7.89%) VBA
7 2 (5.26%) Python
7 2 (5.26%) PHP
8 1 (2.63%) C++
8 1 (2.63%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 4 (10.53%) Degree
2 1 (2.63%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (7.89%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (7.89%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 3 (7.89%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 3 (7.89%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.63%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (2.63%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 4 (10.53%) NetBackup
1 4 (10.53%) HP Data Protector
2 2 (5.26%) Puppet
2 2 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.63%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 23 (60.53%) Oracle
2 7 (18.42%) VMware
3 6 (15.79%) EMC
4 5 (13.16%) Netezza
4 5 (13.16%) Pega
4 5 (13.16%) Ab Initio
4 5 (13.16%) Informatica
4 5 (13.16%) Red Hat
4 5 (13.16%) webMethods
5 4 (10.53%) Business Objects
5 4 (10.53%) HP
5 4 (10.53%) BEA
5 4 (10.53%) IBM
5 4 (10.53%) Microsoft
5 4 (10.53%) LANDesk
6 3 (7.89%) Sun
6 3 (7.89%) NetApp
6 3 (7.89%) Symantec
6 3 (7.89%) Veritas
6 3 (7.89%) Sybase
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Square One Resources
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
Jumar Solutions
Posted: 12 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 13 days ago
Coventry
NFP Group Ltd
Rate: £275 - £300 per day
Posted: 26 days ago