The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 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 26 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)
South East / West Sussex
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 54 76 51
Rank change year-on-year +22 -25  
Contract jobs citing Shell Script 4 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 0.80% 0.41% 1.45%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.02% 1.08% 3.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
Median daily rate £383 £295 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +29.66% -26.25%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £390 £400
% change year-on-year +8.97% -2.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £44.50 - -
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 West Sussex with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
West Sussex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 198 279 203
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 39.52% 38.11% 36.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 165 138
Median daily rate £425 £434 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.07% +24.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £513 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 7
Median hourly rate £46.00 £43.00 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.97% -14.00%  
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 West Sussex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Sussex 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 West Sussex

Shell Script
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Shell Script in West Sussex

Shell Script
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Shell Script in West Sussex

Shell Script
Contract Job Locations in West Sussex

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 West Sussex region over the 3 months to 26 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
Gatwick +4 3 £383 +29.66%
Shell Script
South East

For the 6 months to 26 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 West Sussex region with a requirement for Shell Script.

1 8 (88.89%) Unix
2 7 (77.78%) Linux
3 5 (55.56%) Perl
3 5 (55.56%) Oracle
3 5 (55.56%) SAN
3 5 (55.56%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (44.44%) Korn
4 4 (44.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (44.44%) Red Hat
5 3 (33.33%) Sun
5 3 (33.33%) HP
5 3 (33.33%) EMC
5 3 (33.33%) OCP
5 3 (33.33%) OCA
5 3 (33.33%) Oracle Certification
5 3 (33.33%) RHCE
5 3 (33.33%) Quality Management
5 3 (33.33%) Change Management
5 3 (33.33%) StorageTek
5 3 (33.33%) Veritas
5 3 (33.33%) Benchmarking
5 3 (33.33%) ITIL
5 3 (33.33%) AIX
5 3 (33.33%) Solaris
5 3 (33.33%) QMS
5 3 (33.33%) Degree
5 3 (33.33%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 3 (33.33%) Mathematics
5 3 (33.33%) Computer Science
5 3 (33.33%) Brocade

Shell Script
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Sussex 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:

Communications & Networking
1 5 (55.56%) SAN
2 3 (33.33%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (22.22%) FTP
3 2 (22.22%) SSH
3 2 (22.22%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database 12c
1 2 (22.22%) SQLPlus
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Banking
3 1 (11.11%) Aerospace
3 1 (11.11%) Avionics
3 1 (11.11%) Games
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Administrator
1 4 (44.44%) Linux Administrator
1 4 (44.44%) Unix Administrator
2 3 (33.33%) Solaris Administrator
3 2 (22.22%) Backup Consultant
3 2 (22.22%) Consultant
3 2 (22.22%) Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Oracle Developer
3 2 (22.22%) PL/SQL Developer
3 2 (22.22%) SQL Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Storage and Backup Consultant
3 2 (22.22%) Storage Consultant
3 2 (22.22%) Storage Manager
3 2 (22.22%) Tivoli Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) AIX Administrator
4 1 (11.11%) AIX Systems Administrator
4 1 (11.11%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (11.11%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (11.11%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) Flash
1 2 (22.22%) HTML
1 2 (22.22%) jQuery
1 2 (22.22%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Computer Science
1 3 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
2 1 (11.11%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 8 (88.89%) Unix
2 7 (77.78%) Linux
3 4 (44.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (33.33%) AIX
4 3 (33.33%) CentOS
4 3 (33.33%) Solaris
5 2 (22.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (33.33%) Benchmarking
2 3 (33.33%) Business Continuity
2 3 (33.33%) Change Management
2 3 (33.33%) Information Security
2 3 (33.33%) ITIL
2 3 (33.33%) Mathematics
2 3 (33.33%) QMS
2 3 (33.33%) Quality Management
2 3 (33.33%) Server Hardening
3 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (22.22%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (22.22%) Change Control
3 2 (22.22%) Data Protection
3 2 (22.22%) Mentoring
3 2 (22.22%) Requirements Analysis
3 2 (22.22%) SDLC
3 2 (22.22%) Virtual Environments
3 2 (22.22%) Waterfall
4 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) Perl
2 4 (44.44%) Korn
3 3 (33.33%) AWK
3 3 (33.33%) Bourne shell
4 2 (22.22%) Bash Shell
4 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
4 2 (22.22%) PL/SQL
4 2 (22.22%) SQL
5 1 (11.11%) C
5 1 (11.11%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) Degree
1 3 (33.33%) OCA
1 3 (33.33%) OCP
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle Certification
1 3 (33.33%) RHCE
1 3 (33.33%) RHCSA
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) GlusterFS
1 3 (33.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) NetBackup
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle ZFS
1 3 (33.33%) Red Hat Satellite
1 3 (33.33%) Red Hat Spacewalk
1 3 (33.33%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 2 (22.22%) Tivoli
2 2 (22.22%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Oracle
2 4 (44.44%) Red Hat
3 3 (33.33%) Brocade
3 3 (33.33%) EMC
3 3 (33.33%) HP
3 3 (33.33%) StorageTek
3 3 (33.33%) Sun
3 3 (33.33%) Veritas
3 3 (33.33%) VMware
4 1 (11.11%) IBM