The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 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 29 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 > Lancashire
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 33 34 33
Rank change year-on-year +1 -1  
Contract jobs citing Shell Script 10 15 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 2.96% 3.34% 4.03%
As % of the Programming Languages category 13.33% 8.11% 10.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 9 7
Lancashire median daily rate £535 £425 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.88% -10.52%  
10th Percentile £368 £350 £371
90th Percentile £755 £495 £503
North West median daily rate £535 £426 £363
% change year-on-year +25.73% +17.37%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Lancashire median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate £47.50 - -

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 Lancashire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Lancashire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 75 185 156
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 22.19% 41.20% 39.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 230 228
Lancashire median daily rate £375 £410 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.53% +9.33%  
10th Percentile £256 £281 £258
90th Percentile £543 £525 £556
North West median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 34 5
Lancashire median hourly rate £42.50 £33.50 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.86% -9.45%  
North West median hourly rate £41.00 £28.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +43.85% -22.97%  

Shell Script
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

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

Job vacancy trend for Shell Script in Lancashire

Shell Script
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Shell Script in Lancashire

Shell Script
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Shell Script in Lancashire over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Shell Script in Lancashire

Shell Script
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

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 Lancashire region over the 3 months to 29 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
Blackpool +23 5 £535 +25.80%
Preston - 5 £338 -
Shell Script
North West

For the 6 months to 29 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for Shell Script.

1 9 (90.00%) Oracle
1 9 (90.00%) Linux
2 8 (80.00%) SQL Server
3 6 (60.00%) SQL
3 6 (60.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (50.00%) SC Cleared
4 5 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 5 (50.00%) Oracle Database 12c
4 5 (50.00%) Oracle Database
4 5 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (50.00%) Relational Database
4 5 (50.00%) Data Guard
4 5 (50.00%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 5 (50.00%) Virtual Machines
4 5 (50.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 5 (50.00%) RDBMS
4 5 (50.00%) TCP/IP
4 5 (50.00%) Red Hat
4 5 (50.00%) Migration
4 5 (50.00%) Oracle RMAN
4 5 (50.00%) PL/SQL
4 5 (50.00%) SSH
4 5 (50.00%) Data Migration
5 4 (40.00%) Data Integration
5 4 (40.00%) Load Balancing
5 4 (40.00%) SAS
5 4 (40.00%) Unix
6 3 (30.00%) Windows
6 3 (30.00%) WebLogic
6 3 (30.00%) Oracle Reports

Shell Script
Co-occurring IT Skills in Lancashire 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 (40.00%) SAS
2 3 (30.00%) WebLogic
3 1 (10.00%) Confluence
3 1 (10.00%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 5 (50.00%) SSH
1 5 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (10.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 5 (50.00%) Oracle Database 12c
2 5 (50.00%) RDBMS
2 5 (50.00%) Relational Database
3 3 (30.00%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (30.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 3 (30.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 3 (30.00%) SAS Enterprise Miner
3 3 (30.00%) SQLPlus
4 2 (20.00%) MongoDB
5 1 (10.00%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (10.00%) Apache Hive
5 1 (10.00%) Big Data
5 1 (10.00%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (10.00%) Data Lake
5 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 1 (10.00%) Hadoop
5 1 (10.00%) HBase
5 1 (10.00%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) ERwin
1 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (10.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (10.00%) JIRA
1 1 (10.00%) SonarQube
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) DBA
1 3 (30.00%) Developer
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle DBA
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Applications Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Data Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Database Developer
3 1 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Lead Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Lead Data Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle Applications Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database Developer
3 1 (10.00%) SAS Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) SAS Developer
3 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared DBA
3 1 (10.00%) Senior DevOps
3 1 (10.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 1 (10.00%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (10.00%) Clustering
2 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (90.00%) Linux
2 6 (60.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (40.00%) Unix
4 3 (30.00%) Windows
5 2 (20.00%) AIX
5 2 (20.00%) HPUX
5 2 (20.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Data Migration
1 5 (50.00%) Migration
1 5 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (40.00%) Data Integration
2 4 (40.00%) Load Balancing
3 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (30.00%) DevOps
3 3 (30.00%) High Availability
4 2 (20.00%) Change Management
4 2 (20.00%) ITIL
4 2 (20.00%) ITSM
4 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (20.00%) Problem Management
4 2 (20.00%) Service Management
5 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
5 1 (10.00%) Data Modelling
5 1 (10.00%) Data Security
5 1 (10.00%) Process Management
5 1 (10.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) SQL
2 5 (50.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (10.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (10.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 5 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) QA
2 1 (10.00%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (50.00%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (10.00%) Docker
2 1 (10.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 5 (50.00%) Data Guard
1 5 (50.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 5 (50.00%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (10.00%) Kubernetes
2 1 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (10.00%) Puppet
2 1 (10.00%) Rancher
Vendors
1 9 (90.00%) Oracle
2 5 (50.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (20.00%) IBM
3 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (10.00%) CA
4 1 (10.00%) Capita
4 1 (10.00%) Informatica
4 1 (10.00%) Tableau