The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for Shell Script skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Shell Script over the 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Shell Scripting (Shell Programming)
North West / Cheshire
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 33 76 71
Rank change year-on-year +43 -5  
Contract jobs citing Shell Script 24 6 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 3.80% 0.65% 1.00%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.41% 1.60% 2.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 4
Median daily rate £388 £450 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.88% +36.36%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £282 £324
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £530 £406
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £391 £400
% change year-on-year +8.62% -2.18%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £40.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year +18.75% +42.85%  

Shell Script is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Cheshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 255 374 390
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 40.41% 40.70% 38.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 188 283 259
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £550 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 7 2
Median hourly rate £32.00 £21.00 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +52.38% -36.36%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year +13.33% +2.73%  

Shell Script
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire citing Shell Script as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for Shell Script in Cheshire

Shell Script
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Shell Script in Cheshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Shell Script in Cheshire

Shell Script
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Shell Script in Cheshire over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Shell Script in Cheshire

Shell Script
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

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 Cheshire region over the 3 months to 24 June 2017. 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 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
Warrington - 6 £550 - 2
Chester +17 2 £350 +45.83%
Shell Script
North West

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Shell Script.

1 18 (64.29%) Unix
2 14 (50.00%) Windows
2 14 (50.00%) Linux
3 10 (35.71%) HTTP
3 10 (35.71%) Mainframe
4 9 (32.14%) IBM
4 9 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (25.00%) FTP
5 7 (25.00%) SSL
5 7 (25.00%) Middleware
5 7 (25.00%) Python
5 7 (25.00%) Bash Shell
5 7 (25.00%) Puppet
5 7 (25.00%) Jenkins
6 6 (21.43%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (21.43%) DevOps
6 6 (21.43%) Kanban
6 6 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (21.43%) Clustering
7 5 (17.86%) Problem Management
8 4 (14.29%) Confluence
8 4 (14.29%) X-Windows
8 4 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (14.29%) PowerShell
8 4 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (14.29%) Git (software)
8 4 (14.29%) Test Automation
8 4 (14.29%) nginx
8 4 (14.29%) PuTTY
8 4 (14.29%) MongoDB

Shell Script
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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 4 (14.29%) Confluence
1 4 (14.29%) nginx
2 2 (7.14%) Apache
2 2 (7.14%) JBoss
2 2 (7.14%) WebSphere
2 2 (7.14%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (3.57%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.29%) Slack
2 3 (10.71%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (7.14%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 10 (35.71%) HTTP
2 7 (25.00%) FTP
2 7 (25.00%) SSL
3 4 (14.29%) PuTTY
3 4 (14.29%) SSH
3 4 (14.29%) tcpdump
4 1 (3.57%) HTTPS
4 1 (3.57%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.29%) Apache Cassandra
1 4 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (14.29%) MongoDB
1 4 (14.29%) MySQL
2 2 (7.14%) Oracle Database
2 2 (7.14%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (7.14%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (7.14%) Oracle Database 12c
2 2 (7.14%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 7 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 4 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 4 (14.29%) JIRA
2 4 (14.29%) SonarQube
3 2 (7.14%) Toad
4 1 (3.57%) GitLab
4 1 (3.57%) MSI
General
1 4 (14.29%) Banking
2 3 (10.71%) Finance
3 2 (7.14%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (21.43%) DevOps Engineer
1 6 (21.43%) Senior DevOps
1 6 (21.43%) Senior DevOps Engineer
2 5 (17.86%) Consultant
3 4 (14.29%) Administrator
3 4 (14.29%) Developer
3 4 (14.29%) Linux Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Analyst
4 3 (10.71%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 3 (10.71%) Operations Analyst
4 3 (10.71%) Senior Linux Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Unix Analyst
4 3 (10.71%) Wintel Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Ab Initio Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Database Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Oracle Developer
5 2 (7.14%) PL/SQL Developer
5 2 (7.14%) SQL Database Developer
5 2 (7.14%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (25.00%) Middleware
2 4 (14.29%) LEMP Stack
2 4 (14.29%) X-Windows
3 2 (7.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (35.71%) Mainframe
2 6 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (21.43%) Clustering
3 4 (14.29%) Linux Command Line
3 4 (14.29%) PKI
4 1 (3.57%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 18 (64.29%) Unix
2 14 (50.00%) Linux
2 14 (50.00%) Windows
3 4 (14.29%) AIX
3 4 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (10.71%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (21.43%) DevOps
2 6 (21.43%) Kanban
3 5 (17.86%) Problem Management
4 4 (14.29%) Coaching
4 4 (14.29%) Configuration Management
4 4 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
4 4 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (14.29%) ETL
4 4 (14.29%) Load Balancing
4 4 (14.29%) Mentoring
4 4 (14.29%) Microservices
4 4 (14.29%) Scrum
4 4 (14.29%) Software Engineering
4 4 (14.29%) Static Code Analysis
4 4 (14.29%) Statistics
4 4 (14.29%) Test Automation
5 2 (7.14%) Data Management
5 2 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (7.14%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (25.00%) Bash Shell
1 7 (25.00%) Python
2 4 (14.29%) JCL
2 4 (14.29%) PL/SQL
2 4 (14.29%) PowerShell
2 4 (14.29%) SQL
3 3 (10.71%) VB
4 2 (7.14%) Jython
5 1 (3.57%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.29%) QA
2 2 (7.14%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (14.29%) Docker
1 4 (14.29%) Xen
Systems Management
1 7 (25.00%) Puppet
2 6 (21.43%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (14.29%) Kubernetes
3 4 (14.29%) Rancher
4 2 (7.14%) Control-M
5 1 (3.57%) BladeLogic
5 1 (3.57%) CA Wily
5 1 (3.57%) yum
Vendors
1 9 (32.14%) IBM
2 4 (14.29%) IBM Sterling
2 4 (14.29%) Oracle
3 2 (7.14%) Ab Initio
3 2 (7.14%) Teradata
4 1 (3.57%) CA
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