The table below looks at the statistics for C-shell skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C-shell over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C shell (csh)
Rank 589 560 546
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -14
Contract jobs citing C-shell 18 22 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.033% 0.042% 0.006%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.088% 0.11% 0.017%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 15 3
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£349 £510 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.61% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £474 £485
10% offered a daily rate of more than £499 £552 £545
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 -
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Programming Languages Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
20342 19691 17540
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 37.55% 37.41% 37.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 13467 13006 10832
Average daily rate £400 £375 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 421 468 618
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £17.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £52.50 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +2.85%

C-shell
Jobs Demand Trend

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

C-shell Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

C-shell
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing C-shell within the UK.

C-shell Daily Rate Trend in the UK

C-shell
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C-shell within the UK over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

C-shell Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

C-shell
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing C-shell within the UK.

C-shell Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

C-shell
Top 16 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C-shell within the UK over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -26 18 £349 -32.28% 5
London -18 7 £345 -33.00%
East of England - 4 £363 - 4
Hertfordshire - 3 £363 -
Nottinghamshire - 3 £347 -
East Midlands - 3 £347 -
North West - 3 £348 -
Manchester - 3 £348 -
Nottingham - 3 £347 -
City of London +3 2 £399 -22.85%
Rickmansworth - 2 £363 -
Berkshire -6 1 - -
South East -14 1 - - 1
Dunstable - 1 - -
Maidenhead - 1 - -
Bedfordshire - 1 - - 1

C-shell
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 21 (87.50%) Perl
2 17 (70.83%) UNIX
3 13 (54.17%) Korn
3 13 (54.17%) Bash Shell
4 12 (50.00%) Solaris
4 12 (50.00%) Linux
4 12 (50.00%) Oracle
5 11 (45.83%) Red Hat
6 10 (41.67%) Shell Script
6 10 (41.67%) Sun
6 10 (41.67%) VMware
7 9 (37.50%) Banking
8 8 (33.33%) Finance
9 7 (29.17%) TCP/IP
9 7 (29.17%) Veritas
9 7 (29.17%) SQL
9 7 (29.17%) Apache
9 7 (29.17%) Windows
9 7 (29.17%) MS Office
9 7 (29.17%) VMware Infrastructure
10 6 (25.00%) Hyper-V
10 6 (25.00%) WebLogic
10 6 (25.00%) DNS
10 6 (25.00%) Cisco
10 6 (25.00%) AWK
11 5 (20.83%) Oracle Application Server
11 5 (20.83%) FIX Protocol
11 5 (20.83%) LDAP
11 5 (20.83%) HP
11 5 (20.83%) SQL Server

C-shell
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 7 (29.17%) Apache
2 6 (25.00%) WebLogic
3 5 (20.83%) Oracle Application Server
3 5 (20.83%) Tomcat
4 3 (12.50%) iPlanet
4 3 (12.50%) SharePoint
4 3 (12.50%) JBoss
5 2 (8.33%) OpenStack
5 2 (8.33%) MQSeries
5 2 (8.33%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (8.33%) WebLogic Portal
6 1 (4.17%) WebSphere
6 1 (4.17%) nginx
6 1 (4.17%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 7 (29.17%) MS Office
2 2 (8.33%) MS Project
3 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.17%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 7 (29.17%) TCP/IP
2 6 (25.00%) DNS
3 5 (20.83%) LDAP
4 3 (12.50%) Firewall
4 3 (12.50%) SSH
4 3 (12.50%) VLAN
4 3 (12.50%) WAN
4 3 (12.50%) SAN
4 3 (12.50%) iSCSI
4 3 (12.50%) FCoE
5 2 (8.33%) NAS
6 1 (4.17%) HTTP
6 1 (4.17%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.83%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.33%) Oracle Database
2 2 (8.33%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (8.33%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle OLAP
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (4.17%) DataStage
3 1 (4.17%) OLAP
3 1 (4.17%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (12.50%) NUnit
1 3 (12.50%) Selenium
2 2 (8.33%) JUnit
2 2 (8.33%) Visual Studio
2 2 (8.33%) Eclipse
2 2 (8.33%) Subversion
3 1 (4.17%) Maven
3 1 (4.17%) Ant
3 1 (4.17%) Hudson
General
1 9 (37.50%) Banking
2 8 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (4.17%) Publishing
3 1 (4.17%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (25.00%) UNIX Engineer
2 3 (12.50%) UNIX Systems Administrator
2 3 (12.50%) UNIX Administrator
2 3 (12.50%) Developer
2 3 (12.50%) Analyst
2 3 (12.50%) Senior Developer
2 3 (12.50%) Administrator
3 2 (8.33%) Operations Analyst
3 2 (8.33%) Senior C# Developer
3 2 (8.33%) Senior Java Developer
3 2 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (8.33%) Java Developer
3 2 (8.33%) C# Developer
4 1 (4.17%) Technical Manager
4 1 (4.17%) Project Manager
4 1 (4.17%) Technical Project Manager
4 1 (4.17%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (4.17%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (4.17%) Problem Manager
4 1 (4.17%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.83%) FIX Protocol
2 3 (12.50%) Spring
2 3 (12.50%) Web Services
2 3 (12.50%) XML
2 3 (12.50%) XSLT
2 3 (12.50%) CSS
2 3 (12.50%) J2EE
2 3 (12.50%) HTML
3 2 (8.33%) .NET
3 2 (8.33%) Middleware
4 1 (4.17%) JDBC
4 1 (4.17%) Servlets
4 1 (4.17%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Equities
2 3 (12.50%) Clustering
2 3 (12.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (8.33%) PKI
3 2 (8.33%) Grid Computing
4 1 (4.17%) EFT
4 1 (4.17%) Eurex
Operating Systems
1 17 (70.83%) UNIX
2 12 (50.00%) Solaris
2 12 (50.00%) Linux
3 7 (29.17%) Windows
4 5 (20.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (16.67%) SUSE
6 3 (12.50%) AIX
6 3 (12.50%) HPUX
7 1 (4.17%) Debian
7 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (4.17%) Windows 7
7 1 (4.17%) Windows 8
7 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (16.67%) Load Balancing
1 4 (16.67%) Electronic Trading
1 4 (16.67%) ITIL
1 4 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (12.50%) Service Delivery
2 3 (12.50%) Unit Testing
2 3 (12.50%) High Availability
2 3 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
2 3 (12.50%) User Stories
2 3 (12.50%) Procure-to-pay
3 2 (8.33%) Business Continuity Management
3 2 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (8.33%) Requirements Management
3 2 (8.33%) Requirements Analysis
3 2 (8.33%) Web Development
3 2 (8.33%) Problem Management
3 2 (8.33%) Risk Management
3 2 (8.33%) Configuration Management
3 2 (8.33%) Business Continuity
4 1 (4.17%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 21 (87.50%) Perl
2 13 (54.17%) Korn
2 13 (54.17%) Bash Shell
3 10 (41.67%) Shell Script
4 7 (29.17%) SQL
5 6 (25.00%) AWK
6 5 (20.83%) Python
7 4 (16.67%) Groovy
8 3 (12.50%) C#
8 3 (12.50%) Java
8 3 (12.50%) JavaScript
8 3 (12.50%) Bourne shell
9 1 (4.17%) Ruby
9 1 (4.17%) PL/SQL
System Software
1 7 (29.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (25.00%) Hyper-V
3 4 (16.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 4 (16.67%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (12.50%) Samba
4 3 (12.50%) VMware ESX
4 3 (12.50%) vSphere
4 3 (12.50%) KVM
4 3 (12.50%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Active Directory
5 1 (4.17%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 5 (20.83%) Puppet
2 2 (8.33%) OpenView
2 2 (8.33%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (4.17%) Vagrant
3 1 (4.17%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 12 (50.00%) Oracle
2 11 (45.83%) Red Hat
3 10 (41.67%) Sun
3 10 (41.67%) VMware
4 7 (29.17%) Veritas
5 6 (25.00%) Cisco
6 5 (20.83%) HP
7 3 (12.50%) PlateSpin
7 3 (12.50%) EMC
7 3 (12.50%) Sybase
7 3 (12.50%) F5
8 2 (8.33%) Opsware
8 2 (8.33%) BMC
8 2 (8.33%) Cognos
9 1 (4.17%) EccoWare
9 1 (4.17%) CQG
9 1 (4.17%) ION Trading
9 1 (4.17%) Patsystems
9 1 (4.17%) GL TRADE
9 1 (4.17%) Microsoft