The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North East 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 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Shell Scripting (Shell Programming)
England / North East
Rank 75 58 48
Rank change year-on-year -17 -10  
Contract jobs citing Shell Script 10 14 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 1.36% 1.61% 1.42%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.18% 4.43% 3.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 11 8
Median daily rate £550 £345 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +59.42% +15.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £401 £400 £350
% change year-on-year +0.12% +14.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.50 £41.38 £36.25
% change year-on-year -52.87% +14.13%  

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 the North East with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
North East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 314 316 254
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 42.72% 36.36% 40.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 210 203 161
Median daily rate £350 £338 £324
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.70% +4.24%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 4
Median hourly rate £37.50 £18.13 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +106.89% -42.46%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £15.83 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.80 £20.43 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

Shell Script
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North East 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 the North East

Shell Script
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Shell Script in the North East

Shell Script
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Shell Script in the North East over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Shell Script in the North East

Shell Script
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Shell Script in the North East

Shell Script
Contract Job Locations in the North East

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 North East region over the 3 months to 24 March 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
Tyne and Wear -20 4 £300 -13.04%
Northumberland - 4 £550 -
Shell Script
England

Shell Script
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 North East region with a requirement for Shell Script.

1 41 (85.42%) SQL
1 41 (85.42%) Linux
2 39 (81.25%) Unix
3 35 (72.92%) Windows
4 34 (70.83%) VB
4 34 (70.83%) Perl
4 34 (70.83%) TCP/IP
4 34 (70.83%) Windows Server
5 30 (62.50%) Security Cleared
6 27 (56.25%) SC Cleared
7 25 (52.08%) HP
8 23 (47.92%) Tivoli
9 22 (45.83%) HP SiteScope
10 20 (41.67%) Server Monitoring
11 14 (29.17%) Java
12 11 (22.92%) ITIL
12 11 (22.92%) Solaris
12 11 (22.92%) Incident Management
13 10 (20.83%) DV Cleared
13 10 (20.83%) Problem Management
13 10 (20.83%) IBM Mainframe
13 10 (20.83%) Change Control
13 10 (20.83%) Quality Management
13 10 (20.83%) Mainframe
13 10 (20.83%) zOS
13 10 (20.83%) CA
13 10 (20.83%) AIX
14 8 (16.67%) Oracle
14 8 (16.67%) IBM
14 8 (16.67%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler

Shell Script
Top Related IT Skills in the North East 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 (8.33%) Apache Spark
2 2 (4.17%) Oracle Workflow
2 2 (4.17%) Tuxedo
3 1 (2.08%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.08%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.17%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (4.17%) Oracle iRecruitment
2 1 (2.08%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (2.08%) Oracle HRMS
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (8.33%) Amazon EC2
1 4 (8.33%) Amazon EMR
1 4 (8.33%) Amazon S3
2 3 (6.25%) AWS Lambda
2 3 (6.25%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 34 (70.83%) TCP/IP
2 3 (6.25%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.33%) Hadoop
1 4 (8.33%) HBase
1 4 (8.33%) Mahout
2 3 (6.25%) Big Data
2 3 (6.25%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (4.17%) Oracle Discoverer
3 2 (4.17%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.08%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (6.25%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (4.17%) ProC
2 2 (4.17%) Toad
3 1 (2.08%) StarTeam
General
1 3 (6.25%) Banking
2 1 (2.08%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (33.33%) Automation Engineer
2 14 (29.17%) Support Engineer
3 8 (16.67%) Developer
4 7 (14.58%) Product Engineer
4 7 (14.58%) Products Support Engineer
5 4 (8.33%) Unix Engineer
6 3 (6.25%) Administrator
6 3 (6.25%) Mainframe Support
6 3 (6.25%) Oracle Developer
7 2 (4.17%) Consultant
7 2 (4.17%) Java Developer
7 2 (4.17%) Monitoring Engineer
7 2 (4.17%) Oracle Consultant
8 1 (2.08%) AWS Developer
8 1 (2.08%) Big Data Developer
8 1 (2.08%) Hadoop Administrator
8 1 (2.08%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 1 (2.08%) Oracle Forms Developer
8 1 (2.08%) Oracle Technical Consultant
8 1 (2.08%) SC Cleared Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.42%) Web Services
2 4 (8.33%) OpenCV
2 4 (8.33%) XML
3 2 (4.17%) J2EE
3 2 (4.17%) JDBC
3 2 (4.17%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (20.83%) IBM Mainframe
1 10 (20.83%) Mainframe
2 2 (4.17%) Data Structures
2 2 (4.17%) Web 2.0
3 1 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.08%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 41 (85.42%) Linux
2 39 (81.25%) Unix
3 35 (72.92%) Windows
4 34 (70.83%) Windows Server
5 11 (22.92%) Solaris
6 10 (20.83%) AIX
6 10 (20.83%) zOS
7 4 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (2.08%) Windows 7
9 1 (2.08%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (41.67%) Server Monitoring
2 11 (22.92%) Incident Management
2 11 (22.92%) ITIL
3 10 (20.83%) Change Control
3 10 (20.83%) Problem Management
3 10 (20.83%) Quality Management
4 8 (16.67%) Change Management
5 4 (8.33%) Customer Requirements
5 4 (8.33%) Data Ingestion
5 4 (8.33%) MapReduce
5 4 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (6.25%) Integration Testing
6 3 (6.25%) Operational Acceptance Testing
7 2 (4.17%) CRM
7 2 (4.17%) Validation
7 2 (4.17%) Workflow
8 1 (2.08%) High Availability
8 1 (2.08%) Mathematics
8 1 (2.08%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 41 (85.42%) SQL
2 34 (70.83%) Perl
2 34 (70.83%) VB
3 14 (29.17%) Java
4 7 (14.58%) PL/SQL
5 4 (8.33%) R
6 3 (6.25%) C
6 3 (6.25%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 30 (62.50%) Security Cleared
2 27 (56.25%) SC Cleared
3 10 (20.83%) DV Cleared
4 4 (8.33%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (2.08%) Degree
5 1 (2.08%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.08%) MCSA
5 1 (2.08%) MCSE
5 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 8 (16.67%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 1 (2.08%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 23 (47.92%) Tivoli
2 22 (45.83%) HP SiteScope
3 7 (14.58%) Control-M
4 3 (6.25%) MOM
5 2 (4.17%) SCOM
Vendors
1 25 (52.08%) HP
2 10 (20.83%) CA
3 8 (16.67%) IBM
3 8 (16.67%) Oracle
4 2 (4.17%) Informatica
5 1 (2.08%) BMC
5 1 (2.08%) Borland
5 1 (2.08%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.08%) ServiceNow
5 1 (2.08%) Sun