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 28 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.

Shell Scripting (Shell Programming)
South East / West Sussex
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 59 64 55
Rank change year-on-year +5 -9  
Contract jobs citing Shell Script 5 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 0.96% 1.16% 0.95%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.69% 3.02% 2.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 3
Median daily rate £400 £650 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -38.46% +62.50%  
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 £44.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year -55.68% +21.37%  

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 186 232 189
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 35.63% 38.54% 36.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 120 124
Median daily rate £468 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.57% -6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 7
Median hourly rate £50.00 £42.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.64% +6.25%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.87 £37.50 £36.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £46.05 £47.45
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +3.75% +11.11%  

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
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 28 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
Crawley +12 3 £400 -
Horsham - 2 - -
Shell Script
South East

For the 6 months to 28 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 West Sussex region with a requirement for Shell Script.

1 6 (85.71%) Unix
2 4 (57.14%) Oracle
2 4 (57.14%) AIX
2 4 (57.14%) Linux
3 3 (42.86%) Perl
3 3 (42.86%) FTP
3 3 (42.86%) Finance
3 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (42.86%) SSH
4 2 (28.57%) Change Control
4 2 (28.57%) Regular Expression
4 2 (28.57%) Data Protection
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database 12c
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database
4 2 (28.57%) Mentoring
4 2 (28.57%) SDLC
4 2 (28.57%) Virtual Environments
4 2 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (28.57%) Banking
4 2 (28.57%) Korn
4 2 (28.57%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (28.57%) jQuery
4 2 (28.57%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (28.57%) Waterfall
4 2 (28.57%) Telnet
4 2 (28.57%) IBM
4 2 (28.57%) SAN
4 2 (28.57%) Tivoli
4 2 (28.57%) Tivoli Storage Manager

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) Elasticsearch
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) FTP
1 3 (42.86%) SSH
2 2 (28.57%) SAN
2 2 (28.57%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database 12c
1 2 (28.57%) SQLPlus
2 1 (14.29%) Apache Hive
2 1 (14.29%) Big Data
2 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (14.29%) Hadoop
2 1 (14.29%) HBase
2 1 (14.29%) OLAP
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) ClearCase
1 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
1 1 (14.29%) JIRA
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Banking
3 1 (14.29%) Games
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Backup Consultant
1 2 (28.57%) Consultant
1 2 (28.57%) Developer
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle Developer
1 2 (28.57%) PL/SQL Developer
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Developer
1 2 (28.57%) Storage and Backup Consultant
1 2 (28.57%) Storage Consultant
1 2 (28.57%) Storage Manager
1 2 (28.57%) Tivoli Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) AIX Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) AIX Systems Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Data Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Integration Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Linux Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Unix Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) Flash
1 2 (28.57%) HTML
1 2 (28.57%) jQuery
1 2 (28.57%) Regular Expression
2 1 (14.29%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Clustering
1 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
1 1 (14.29%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Unix
2 4 (57.14%) AIX
2 4 (57.14%) Linux
3 2 (28.57%) Windows
4 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (14.29%) SUSE
4 1 (14.29%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (28.57%) Change Control
2 2 (28.57%) Data Protection
2 2 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (28.57%) Mentoring
2 2 (28.57%) Requirements Analysis
2 2 (28.57%) SDLC
2 2 (28.57%) Virtual Environments
2 2 (28.57%) Waterfall
3 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
3 1 (14.29%) Data Architecture
3 1 (14.29%) Data Governance
3 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling
3 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
3 1 (14.29%) ETL
3 1 (14.29%) Logical Data Model
3 1 (14.29%) Physical Data Model
3 1 (14.29%) SIEM
3 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) Perl
2 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
2 2 (28.57%) Korn
2 2 (28.57%) PL/SQL
2 2 (28.57%) SQL
3 1 (14.29%) Bash Shell
3 1 (14.29%) Ruby
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) NFS
1 1 (14.29%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) Tivoli
1 2 (28.57%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Oracle
2 2 (28.57%) IBM
3 1 (14.29%) Informatica
3 1 (14.29%) Red Hat
3 1 (14.29%) SAP