Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 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 22 November 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)
England > Midlands
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 165 155 135
Rank change year-on-year -10 -20 +40
Contract jobs citing Shell Script 79 117 101
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 0.96% 1.20% 1.21%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.88% 3.60% 3.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 52 41
Midlands median daily rate £375 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% -11.11% +16.13%
10th Percentile £305 £315 £325
90th Percentile £525 £488 £488
England median daily rate £469 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +10.29% - +5.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Midlands median hourly rate - £40.00 -
England median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +5.63%

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 the Midlands with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 2739 3247 2622
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 33.33% 33.17% 31.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 1763 2023 1582
Midlands median daily rate £380 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.33% +7.14% +7.69%
10th Percentile £263 £255 £220
90th Percentile £538 £525 £488
England median daily rate £462 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +8.71% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 85 78 78
Midlands median hourly rate £33.00 £29.75 £24.71
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.92% +20.42% -10.16%
10th Percentile £14.22 £12.73 £12.44
90th Percentile £53.75 £43.75 £43.75
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.45
% change year-on-year +6.67% +0.13% +21.79%

Shell Script
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Shell Script in the Midlands

Shell Script
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Shell Script in the Midlands

Shell Script
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Shell Script in the Midlands over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Shell Script in the Midlands

Shell Script
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Shell Script in the Midlands

Shell Script
Contract Job Locations in the Midlands

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 Midlands region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. 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
West Midlands +9 58 £375 -16.67% 4
East Midlands -24 20 £356 -8.65% 1
Shell Script
England

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 Midlands region with a requirement for Shell Script.

1 63 (79.75%) Unix
2 47 (59.49%) Linux
2 47 (59.49%) Oracle
3 28 (35.44%) Solaris
3 28 (35.44%) Security Cleared
4 25 (31.65%) Puppet
4 25 (31.65%) AIX
4 25 (31.65%) Red Hat
5 24 (30.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 22 (27.85%) SC Cleared
6 22 (27.85%) SQL
7 21 (26.58%) SUSE
8 18 (22.78%) SAN
9 17 (21.52%) Perl
9 17 (21.52%) Cloud Computing
10 15 (18.99%) Performance Tuning
10 15 (18.99%) HPUX
10 15 (18.99%) Disaster Recovery
11 14 (17.72%) Oracle Database
11 14 (17.72%) Ansible
11 14 (17.72%) DevOps
11 14 (17.72%) Amazon AWS
12 13 (16.46%) BladeLogic
12 13 (16.46%) Migration
12 13 (16.46%) NetBackup
12 13 (16.46%) ITIL
12 13 (16.46%) PL/SQL
13 12 (15.19%) Oracle Linux
14 11 (13.92%) Microsoft Azure
14 11 (13.92%) Windows

Shell Script
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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 10 (12.66%) Apache
1 10 (12.66%) JBoss
1 10 (12.66%) Tomcat
2 8 (10.13%) WebLogic
3 6 (7.59%) Oracle Application Server
4 5 (6.33%) Exchange Server 2000
4 5 (6.33%) Exchange Server 2003
4 5 (6.33%) Exchange Server 5.5
4 5 (6.33%) IIS
4 5 (6.33%) iPlanet
4 5 (6.33%) MS Exchange
5 3 (3.80%) OpenStack
5 3 (3.80%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (1.27%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.27%) MQSeries
6 1 (1.27%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.27%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 2 (2.53%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (2.53%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 9 (11.39%) Oracle EBS
2 8 (10.13%) Oracle Applications
2 8 (10.13%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (2.53%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 17 (21.52%) Cloud Computing
2 14 (17.72%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (13.92%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (6.33%) AWS CloudFormation
5 3 (3.80%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (3.80%) Boomi
5 3 (3.80%) GitHub
5 3 (3.80%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 18 (22.78%) SAN
2 5 (6.33%) DNS
2 5 (6.33%) FCoE
2 5 (6.33%) iSCSI
2 5 (6.33%) TCP/IP
2 5 (6.33%) WAN
3 4 (5.06%) Firewall
4 2 (2.53%) Z-Wave
5 1 (1.27%) LDAP
5 1 (1.27%) NAS
5 1 (1.27%) X.500
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (17.72%) Oracle Database
2 10 (12.66%) Oracle BI EE
3 8 (10.13%) Oracle Database 10g
3 8 (10.13%) Oracle Database 11g
4 7 (8.86%) Relational Database
5 6 (7.59%) RDBMS
6 5 (6.33%) Hadoop
7 3 (3.80%) Amazon RDS
7 3 (3.80%) Oracle ODI
7 3 (3.80%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (3.80%) SQL Server
8 2 (2.53%) Big Data
8 2 (2.53%) MongoDB
9 1 (1.27%) Informix
Development Applications
1 10 (12.66%) Git (software)
1 10 (12.66%) Jenkins
1 10 (12.66%) Subversion
2 8 (10.13%) GitLab
2 8 (10.13%) Selenium
3 5 (6.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 5 (6.33%) JMeter
3 5 (6.33%) Oracle APEX
3 5 (6.33%) TeamCity
4 4 (5.06%) JIRA
5 3 (3.80%) git-flow
5 3 (3.80%) ProC
6 2 (2.53%) Jasmine
6 2 (2.53%) Protractor
6 2 (2.53%) TortoiseSVN
6 2 (2.53%) Vagrant
7 1 (1.27%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.27%) JProfiler
7 1 (1.27%) JUnit
7 1 (1.27%) Oracle Forms
General
1 3 (3.80%) Retail
2 2 (2.53%) Automotive
2 2 (2.53%) Finance
2 2 (2.53%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.27%) Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (22.78%) Unix Engineer
2 11 (13.92%) DBA
3 10 (12.66%) AIX Engineer
3 10 (12.66%) Solaris Engineer
4 8 (10.13%) Developer
4 8 (10.13%) DevOps Engineer
4 8 (10.13%) Linux Engineer
4 8 (10.13%) Oracle DBA
4 8 (10.13%) Unix Scripting Engineer
5 6 (7.59%) Consultant
5 6 (7.59%) Oracle Applications DBA
6 5 (6.33%) Administrator
6 5 (6.33%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 5 (6.33%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 4 (5.06%) Architect
7 4 (5.06%) AWS Engineer
7 4 (5.06%) Cloud Engineer
7 4 (5.06%) Designer
8 3 (3.80%) Unix Scripter
8 3 (3.80%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (12.66%) JSON
2 7 (8.86%) HTML
3 5 (6.33%) .NET
3 5 (6.33%) Middleware
3 5 (6.33%) REST
3 5 (6.33%) XML
4 4 (5.06%) WCF
4 4 (5.06%) WPF
5 3 (3.80%) Ajax
5 3 (3.80%) CSS
5 3 (3.80%) J2EE
5 3 (3.80%) XSD
5 3 (3.80%) XSL
6 2 (2.53%) AngularJS
6 2 (2.53%) Apache Cordova
6 2 (2.53%) ASP.NET
6 2 (2.53%) HTML5
6 2 (2.53%) Node.js
6 2 (2.53%) SOAP
6 2 (2.53%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.39%) Data Centre
2 5 (6.33%) DataPower
2 5 (6.33%) PKI
3 3 (3.80%) Clustering
4 2 (2.53%) Smart Home
4 2 (2.53%) User Experience
4 2 (2.53%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 63 (79.75%) Unix
2 47 (59.49%) Linux
3 28 (35.44%) Solaris
4 25 (31.65%) AIX
5 24 (30.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 21 (26.58%) SUSE
7 15 (18.99%) HPUX
8 12 (15.19%) Oracle Linux
9 11 (13.92%) Windows
10 5 (6.33%) Windows 2000 Server
10 5 (6.33%) Windows Server
11 2 (2.53%) Android
11 2 (2.53%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (18.99%) Disaster Recovery
1 15 (18.99%) Performance Tuning
2 14 (17.72%) DevOps
3 13 (16.46%) ITIL
3 13 (16.46%) Migration
4 10 (12.66%) Service Delivery
5 9 (11.39%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (11.39%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (11.39%) Load Balancing
5 9 (11.39%) Test Automation
6 8 (10.13%) Database Tuning
7 7 (8.86%) Unit Testing
8 5 (6.33%) Continuous Deployment
8 5 (6.33%) CRM
8 5 (6.33%) Infrastructure Management
8 5 (6.33%) Release Automation
9 4 (5.06%) Build Automation
9 4 (5.06%) High Availability
10 3 (3.80%) Capacity Management
10 3 (3.80%) EAI
Programming Languages
1 22 (27.85%) SQL
2 17 (21.52%) Perl
3 13 (16.46%) PL/SQL
4 7 (8.86%) Java
4 7 (8.86%) JavaScript
5 6 (7.59%) Bash Shell
5 6 (7.59%) C-shell
5 6 (7.59%) Korn
5 6 (7.59%) Python
6 4 (5.06%) C#
7 3 (3.80%) Ruby
7 3 (3.80%) XPath
7 3 (3.80%) XQuery
8 2 (2.53%) Apple Swift
8 2 (2.53%) ES6
8 2 (2.53%) Objective-C
8 2 (2.53%) TypeScript
9 1 (1.27%) C
9 1 (1.27%) VBA
Qualifications
1 28 (35.44%) Security Cleared
2 22 (27.85%) SC Cleared
3 5 (6.33%) DV Cleared
4 2 (2.53%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.53%) QA
System Software
1 10 (12.66%) Samba
2 7 (8.86%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (3.80%) NFS
4 2 (2.53%) Docker
4 2 (2.53%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.53%) KVM
4 2 (2.53%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 2 (2.53%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.27%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 1 (1.27%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 25 (31.65%) Puppet
2 14 (17.72%) Ansible
3 13 (16.46%) BladeLogic
3 13 (16.46%) NetBackup
4 9 (11.39%) Oracle RMAN
5 8 (10.13%) Opscode Chef
6 7 (8.86%) Data Guard
7 6 (7.59%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 6 (7.59%) Tivoli
8 5 (6.33%) Graylog
8 5 (6.33%) logstash
8 5 (6.33%) Nagios
8 5 (6.33%) Rundeck
9 2 (2.53%) Kubernetes
9 2 (2.53%) Terraform
10 1 (1.27%) OpenView
Vendors
1 47 (59.49%) Oracle
2 25 (31.65%) Red Hat
3 10 (12.66%) Sun
4 7 (8.86%) HP
5 6 (7.59%) IBM
6 5 (6.33%) CA
6 5 (6.33%) Micro Focus
6 5 (6.33%) Serena
6 5 (6.33%) Splunk
6 5 (6.33%) Teradata
7 4 (5.06%) Cisco
7 4 (5.06%) F5
8 3 (3.80%) Dell
8 3 (3.80%) Retek
8 3 (3.80%) VMware
9 2 (2.53%) CommVault
9 2 (2.53%) Google
9 2 (2.53%) Informatica
9 2 (2.53%) PlateSpin
9 2 (2.53%) Veritas