Period
to 21 September 2018

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 6 months to 21 September 2018 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
6 months to
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 85 53 90
Rank change year-on-year -32 +37 +17
Contract jobs citing Shell Script 11 38 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.86% 3.05% 1.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.97% 8.62% 2.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 28 5
Cheshire median daily rate £344 £493 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -30.20% +18.67% +25.76%
10th Percentile £289 £200 £297
90th Percentile £472 £575 £525
North West median daily rate £500 £535 £425
% change year-on-year -6.54% +25.88% +16.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate £35.00 £48.00 -
% change year-on-year -27.08% - -

Shell Script is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Cheshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 558 441 670
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 43.39% 35.36% 39.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 395 317 506
Cheshire median daily rate £385 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.75% +3.23% -3.13%
10th Percentile £300 £288 £269
90th Percentile £500 £502 £500
North West median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 15 12
Cheshire median hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.67% -7.69% -13.33%
10th Percentile £20.00 £27.00 £13.10
90th Percentile £47.50 £57.00 £38.93
North West median hourly rate £35.00 £38.75 £28.50
% change year-on-year -9.68% +35.96% -22.97%

Shell Script
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing Shell Script as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

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 6 months to 21 September 2018.

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 6 months to 21 September 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Knutsford - 5 £313 - 1
Chester -5 2 £423 +20.71%
Crewe - 1 £300 -
Shell Script
North West

For the 6 months to 21 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Shell Script also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for Shell Script.

1 10 (90.91%) Unix
2 8 (72.73%) Linux
2 8 (72.73%) Python
3 7 (63.64%) PowerShell
4 6 (54.55%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (54.55%) Windows
4 6 (54.55%) C#
5 5 (45.45%) SQL
5 5 (45.45%) .NET
5 5 (45.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (45.45%) .NET Core
6 4 (36.36%) Data Protection
6 4 (36.36%) Isilon
6 4 (36.36%) NetApp
6 4 (36.36%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 4 (36.36%) NetBackup
7 3 (27.27%) Java
8 2 (18.18%) Perl
8 2 (18.18%) PHP
8 2 (18.18%) PL/SQL
8 2 (18.18%) HTML
8 2 (18.18%) ITIL
8 2 (18.18%) Oracle
8 2 (18.18%) OO
8 2 (18.18%) OOD
8 2 (18.18%) Unit Testing
8 2 (18.18%) Database Tuning
8 2 (18.18%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (9.09%) AngularJS
9 1 (9.09%) Mobile App

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) Amazon Redshift
1 1 (9.09%) MongoDB
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Cucumber
1 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
1 1 (9.09%) JUnit
1 1 (9.09%) Mercurial
1 1 (9.09%) Subversion
General
1 1 (9.09%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Automation Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Applications Support
3 2 (18.18%) Backup Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Java Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Storage Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Applications Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Linux Support
4 1 (9.09%) Operations Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Storage and Backup Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) .NET
1 5 (45.45%) .NET Core
2 2 (18.18%) HTML
3 1 (9.09%) Ajax
3 1 (9.09%) AngularJS
3 1 (9.09%) CSS
3 1 (9.09%) DHTML
3 1 (9.09%) J2EE
3 1 (9.09%) JSON
3 1 (9.09%) REST
3 1 (9.09%) RESTful
3 1 (9.09%) SOAP
3 1 (9.09%) Web Services
3 1 (9.09%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Cloud
1 1 (9.09%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 10 (90.91%) Unix
2 8 (72.73%) Linux
3 6 (54.55%) Windows
4 5 (45.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (18.18%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Data Protection
2 2 (18.18%) Database Tuning
2 2 (18.18%) ITIL
2 2 (18.18%) OO
2 2 (18.18%) OOD
2 2 (18.18%) Unit Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Front End Development
3 1 (9.09%) ITSM
3 1 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (9.09%) Task Automation
3 1 (9.09%) TDD
3 1 (9.09%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 8 (72.73%) Python
2 7 (63.64%) PowerShell
3 6 (54.55%) C#
4 5 (45.45%) SQL
5 3 (27.27%) Java
6 2 (18.18%) Perl
6 2 (18.18%) PHP
6 2 (18.18%) PL/SQL
7 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
7 1 (9.09%) Scala
7 1 (9.09%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Systems Management
1 6 (54.55%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (36.36%) NetBackup
2 4 (36.36%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Salt
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Isilon
1 4 (36.36%) NetApp
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle
3 1 (9.09%) SaltStack
3 1 (9.09%) ServiceNow