The first table below looks at the demand for C-shell skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C-shell over the 3 months to 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the City of London region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C shell (csh)
Rank 194 217 217
Rank change year-on-year
+23 0
Contract jobs citing C-shell 4 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.068% 0.070% 0.051%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.16% 0.16% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 4
Average daily rate
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£518 £525 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.42% +38.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £391 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 - £208
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Programming Languages Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
2494 3131 3021
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 42.40% 44.06% 38.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 1931 2411 2344
Average daily rate £460 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.22% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 33 23
Average hourly rate £29.74 £41.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.33% +10.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.58 £22.50 £21.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.64 £52.50 £48.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
C-shell
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C-shell
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing C-shell across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

C-shell Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

C-shell
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing C-shell across the City of London region.

C-shell Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

C-shell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing C-shell also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited C-shell.

1 10 (100.00%) UNIX
2 9 (90.00%) Perl
3 6 (60.00%) Windows
3 6 (60.00%) AWK
3 6 (60.00%) Equities
3 6 (60.00%) FIX Protocol
3 6 (60.00%) Electronic Trading
4 5 (50.00%) Banking
4 5 (50.00%) MS Office
5 4 (40.00%) Investment Banking
6 3 (30.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 3 (30.00%) Solaris
6 3 (30.00%) Linux
6 3 (30.00%) Finance
6 3 (30.00%) Degree
6 3 (30.00%) Problem Management
6 3 (30.00%) Algorithmic Trading
7 2 (20.00%) Qualys
7 2 (20.00%) Java
7 2 (20.00%) Bash Shell
7 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (20.00%) Tripwire
7 2 (20.00%) Snort
7 2 (20.00%) Red Hat
7 2 (20.00%) VMware
7 2 (20.00%) VMware ESX
7 2 (20.00%) Sybase
7 2 (20.00%) SQL
7 2 (20.00%) Oracle

C-shell
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing C-shell also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited C-shell. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (20.00%) Apache
2 1 (10.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (10.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (10.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (50.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (10.00%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) LDAP
1 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (10.00%) VPN
1 1 (10.00%) SSL
1 1 (10.00%) SAN
1 1 (10.00%) NetScreen
1 1 (10.00%) Firewall
1 1 (10.00%) SSH
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco PIX
1 1 (10.00%) iSCSI
1 1 (10.00%) NAS
1 1 (10.00%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (10.00%) MySQL
1 1 (10.00%) DB2
1 1 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (10.00%) KDB
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) JUnit
1 1 (10.00%) JMeter
1 1 (10.00%) JIRA
General
1 5 (50.00%) Banking
2 4 (40.00%) Investment Banking
3 3 (30.00%) Finance
4 1 (10.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 1 (10.00%) UNIX Systems Engineer
1 1 (10.00%) Murex Developer
1 1 (10.00%) UNIX Engineer
1 1 (10.00%) Storage Engineer
1 1 (10.00%) Developer
1 1 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
1 1 (10.00%) Murex MxML Developer
1 1 (10.00%) Market Data Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (60.00%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (10.00%) SOAP
2 1 (10.00%) XSL
2 1 (10.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (10.00%) CORBA
2 1 (10.00%) Xerces
2 1 (10.00%) Xalan
2 1 (10.00%) wxWidgets
2 1 (10.00%) Murex MxML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) Equities
2 3 (30.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (10.00%) Clustering
3 1 (10.00%) Derivative
3 1 (10.00%) Replication
3 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) UNIX
2 6 (60.00%) Windows
3 3 (30.00%) Solaris
3 3 (30.00%) Linux
4 2 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (10.00%) AIX
5 1 (10.00%) Ubuntu
5 1 (10.00%) SUSE
5 1 (10.00%) Debian
5 1 (10.00%) OpenSolaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Electronic Trading
2 3 (30.00%) Problem Management
2 3 (30.00%) Algorithmic Trading
3 1 (10.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 9 (90.00%) Perl
2 6 (60.00%) AWK
3 2 (20.00%) Java
3 2 (20.00%) Bash Shell
3 2 (20.00%) SQL
4 1 (10.00%) Python
4 1 (10.00%) Lisp
4 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (10.00%) PHP
4 1 (10.00%) C#
4 1 (10.00%) C++
4 1 (10.00%) Ruby
4 1 (10.00%) Korn
4 1 (10.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) HNC
2 1 (10.00%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (20.00%) Snort
1 2 (20.00%) VMware ESX
2 1 (10.00%) NFS
2 1 (10.00%) Squid
2 1 (10.00%) Xen
2 1 (10.00%) Nmap
2 1 (10.00%) qmail
2 1 (10.00%) Postfix
2 1 (10.00%) Sendmail
2 1 (10.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (10.00%) OpenSSH
2 1 (10.00%) KVM
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Nessus
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Qualys
1 2 (20.00%) Tripwire
1 2 (20.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (20.00%) VMware
1 2 (20.00%) Sybase
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco
2 1 (10.00%) IBM
2 1 (10.00%) Murex
2 1 (10.00%) NetApp
2 1 (10.00%) Nokia
2 1 (10.00%) Veritas
2 1 (10.00%) Fortinet
2 1 (10.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (10.00%) Reuters
2 1 (10.00%) Symantec
2 1 (10.00%) JBoss
2 1 (10.00%) Akamai
2 1 (10.00%) Splunk