The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 25 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)
England / South West
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 126 117 114
Rank change year-on-year -9 -3  
Contract jobs citing Shell Script 9 20 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.34% 0.68% 1.00%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.90% 1.79% 2.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 18 27
Median daily rate £438 £384 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.00% -1.60%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £318 £361
10% offered a daily rate of more than £496 £422 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £390 £400
% change year-on-year +8.97% -2.50%  
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 the South West with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 1005 1117 1195
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 37.50% 37.88% 38.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 609 702 797
Median daily rate £375 £365 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.73% -2.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £276 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 80 72
Median hourly rate £47.50 £39.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.79% +8.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.60 £25.00 £20.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £49.80 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +13.33% +1.35%  

Shell Script
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West 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 South West

Shell Script
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Shell Script in the South West

Shell Script
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Shell Script in the South West over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Shell Script in the South West

Shell Script
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Shell Script in the South West

Shell Script
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 South West region over the 3 months to 25 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
Wiltshire +9 5 £425 +26.86% 1
Bristol -9 2 £436 +16.33% 5
Gloucestershire 0 1 £550 +69.23%
Shell Script
England

For the 6 months to 25 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 South West region with a requirement for Shell Script.

1 21 (80.77%) Oracle
2 16 (61.54%) SQL
2 16 (61.54%) Unix
3 14 (53.85%) PL/SQL
4 12 (46.15%) Linux
5 11 (42.31%) Finance
6 9 (34.62%) Java
6 9 (34.62%) Oracle Database
7 8 (30.77%) DevOps
7 8 (30.77%) SC Cleared
7 8 (30.77%) Security Cleared
7 8 (30.77%) Windows
8 7 (26.92%) ITIL
8 7 (26.92%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (26.92%) Red Hat
8 7 (26.92%) Middleware
9 6 (23.08%) ETL
9 6 (23.08%) Apache
9 6 (23.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (23.08%) Oracle RAC
9 6 (23.08%) Bash Shell
10 5 (19.23%) REST
10 5 (19.23%) Kimball Methodology
10 5 (19.23%) Jenkins
10 5 (19.23%) Dimensional Modelling
10 5 (19.23%) Oracle Fusion
10 5 (19.23%) vRealize
10 5 (19.23%) Solaris
10 5 (19.23%) SQL Server
10 5 (19.23%) VMware

Shell Script
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 6 (23.08%) Apache
2 4 (15.38%) WebLogic
3 3 (11.54%) Tomcat
4 2 (7.69%) GeoServer
5 1 (3.85%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (3.85%) IIS
5 1 (3.85%) iPlanet
5 1 (3.85%) JBoss
5 1 (3.85%) MQSeries
5 1 (3.85%) OpenStack
5 1 (3.85%) Oracle Application Server
5 1 (3.85%) SAS
5 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
5 1 (3.85%) WebLogic Portal
5 1 (3.85%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Oracle 11i
1 2 (7.69%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 4 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.85%) GitHub
2 1 (3.85%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.85%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (15.38%) LDAP
2 3 (11.54%) IPsec
2 3 (11.54%) Kerberos
2 3 (11.54%) Network Security
2 3 (11.54%) SSL
3 2 (7.69%) WAN
4 1 (3.85%) DNS
4 1 (3.85%) FCoE
4 1 (3.85%) Firewall
4 1 (3.85%) iSCSI
4 1 (3.85%) LAN
4 1 (3.85%) NAS
4 1 (3.85%) SAN
4 1 (3.85%) SSH
4 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
4 1 (3.85%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (34.62%) Oracle Database
2 7 (26.92%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (19.23%) SQL Server
4 4 (15.38%) Oracle BI EE
4 4 (15.38%) Oracle ODI
4 4 (15.38%) Star Schema
5 3 (11.54%) Amazon Redshift
5 3 (11.54%) MySQL
5 3 (11.54%) Oracle Database 10g
5 3 (11.54%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (11.54%) Oracle OWB
5 3 (11.54%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (7.69%) Hadoop
6 2 (7.69%) Oracle Discoverer
7 1 (3.85%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (3.85%) Relational Database
7 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (19.23%) Jenkins
2 3 (11.54%) Maven
2 3 (11.54%) Oracle APEX
3 2 (7.69%) Ant
3 2 (7.69%) Cucumber
3 2 (7.69%) JUnit
3 2 (7.69%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (7.69%) Selenium
3 2 (7.69%) Subversion
3 2 (7.69%) Toad
4 1 (3.85%) Artifactory
4 1 (3.85%) Bitbucket
4 1 (3.85%) Git (software)
General
1 11 (42.31%) Finance
2 4 (15.38%) Marketing
3 2 (7.69%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.85%) Banking
4 1 (3.85%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 10 (38.46%) Developer
2 5 (19.23%) Applications Support
3 4 (15.38%) Analyst
3 4 (15.38%) ETL Developer
3 4 (15.38%) Java Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Architect
4 3 (11.54%) DBA
4 3 (11.54%) Oracle DBA
4 3 (11.54%) Redshift Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Technical Architect
5 2 (7.69%) Administrator
5 2 (7.69%) Applications Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Applications Support Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Oracle Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Senior Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Senior PL/SQL Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Senior SQL Developer
5 2 (7.69%) SQL Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Support Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (26.92%) Middleware
2 5 (19.23%) Oracle Fusion
2 5 (19.23%) REST
3 4 (15.38%) Spring
4 3 (11.54%) Hibernate
4 3 (11.54%) OAuth2
5 2 (7.69%) .NET
5 2 (7.69%) CSS
5 2 (7.69%) HTML
5 2 (7.69%) J2EE
5 2 (7.69%) RabbitMQ
5 2 (7.69%) RESTful
5 2 (7.69%) Spring MVC
5 2 (7.69%) Web Services
5 2 (7.69%) XML
6 1 (3.85%) IBM Integration Bus
6 1 (3.85%) JSON
6 1 (3.85%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) Clustering
1 3 (11.54%) Computer Science
1 3 (11.54%) Linux Command Line
2 2 (7.69%) Fat Client
2 2 (7.69%) Thin Client
3 1 (3.85%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.85%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (3.85%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 16 (61.54%) Unix
2 12 (46.15%) Linux
3 8 (30.77%) Windows
4 6 (23.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (19.23%) Solaris
6 4 (15.38%) Oracle Linux
7 2 (7.69%) AIX
7 2 (7.69%) CentOS
8 1 (3.85%) HPUX
8 1 (3.85%) SUSE
8 1 (3.85%) Windows Server
8 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (30.77%) DevOps
2 7 (26.92%) ITIL
3 6 (23.08%) ETL
4 5 (19.23%) Dimensional Modelling
4 5 (19.23%) Kimball Methodology
5 4 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (15.38%) Analytics
5 4 (15.38%) Data Analysis
5 4 (15.38%) Data Modelling
5 4 (15.38%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (11.54%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (11.54%) High Availability
6 3 (11.54%) SDLC
6 3 (11.54%) Unit Testing
7 2 (7.69%) Build Automation
7 2 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (7.69%) Identity Access Management
7 2 (7.69%) Performance Improvement
7 2 (7.69%) Scrum
7 2 (7.69%) Security Hardening
Programming Languages
1 16 (61.54%) SQL
2 14 (53.85%) PL/SQL
3 9 (34.62%) Java
4 6 (23.08%) Bash Shell
5 2 (7.69%) JavaScript
5 2 (7.69%) Perl
5 2 (7.69%) Python
6 1 (3.85%) C#
6 1 (3.85%) C-shell
6 1 (3.85%) Korn
6 1 (3.85%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (30.77%) SC Cleared
1 8 (30.77%) Security Cleared
2 5 (19.23%) Degree
3 2 (7.69%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (3.85%) CEH
4 1 (3.85%) CISM
4 1 (3.85%) CISSP
4 1 (3.85%) ISEB
4 1 (3.85%) ISTQB
4 1 (3.85%) RHCE
4 1 (3.85%) RHCSS
4 1 (3.85%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) JSP 440
2 1 (3.85%) Basel II
2 1 (3.85%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (3.85%) ISO 9000
2 1 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (23.08%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (11.54%) Active Directory
2 3 (11.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (7.69%) GFS2
3 2 (7.69%) OCFS2
4 1 (3.85%) Docker
4 1 (3.85%) Hyper-V
4 1 (3.85%) KVM
4 1 (3.85%) Samba
4 1 (3.85%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 1 (3.85%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (3.85%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (19.23%) vRealize
2 3 (11.54%) Ansible
2 3 (11.54%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (7.69%) Data Guard
3 2 (7.69%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
3 2 (7.69%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (3.85%) OpenView
Vendors
1 21 (80.77%) Oracle
2 7 (26.92%) Red Hat
3 5 (19.23%) VMware
4 3 (11.54%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.85%) Cisco
5 1 (3.85%) Cognos
5 1 (3.85%) F5
5 1 (3.85%) Google
5 1 (3.85%) HP
5 1 (3.85%) Opsware
5 1 (3.85%) PlateSpin
5 1 (3.85%) Splunk
5 1 (3.85%) Sun
5 1 (3.85%) Teradata
5 1 (3.85%) Veritas
Warminster, Wiltshire
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Rate: £40 - £45 per hour
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