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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C shell (csh)
Rank 605 597 571
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -26
Contract jobs citing C-shell 14 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.027% 0.008% 0.016%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.071% 0.021% 0.045%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 2
Average daily rate £500 £533 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.10% +15.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £399 £499 £393
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £567 £533
UK excluding London average daily rate £366 - £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £44.00

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
19676 19149 17940
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 38.26% 37.80% 36.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 13377 12746 11251
Average daily rate £415 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 521 427 478
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.54 £18.65 £15.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.68 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +4.41%

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 5 February 2016.

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 10 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 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +8 12 £500 -6.10% 1
London -1 9 £500 -6.10%
City of London +40 3 £550 +12.24%
Gosport - 2 - -
Hampshire - 2 - -
Glasgow - 2 £420 -
Scotland - 2 £420 -
South East - 2 - - 1
Yorkshire - 1 £313 -
North Yorkshire - 1 £313 -

C-shell
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 37 (84.09%) Oracle
2 36 (81.82%) Unix
3 26 (59.09%) Shell Script
4 25 (56.82%) Perl
5 24 (54.55%) Korn
6 22 (50.00%) SQL
7 19 (43.18%) Banking
8 18 (40.91%) PL/SQL
9 16 (36.36%) Linux
10 15 (34.09%) SAN
10 15 (34.09%) Performance Tuning
11 14 (31.82%) Finance
12 13 (29.55%) Sun
12 13 (29.55%) Business Intelligence
12 13 (29.55%) Solaris
12 13 (29.55%) CRM
12 13 (29.55%) SC Cleared
12 13 (29.55%) Security Cleared
13 12 (27.27%) Oracle APEX
13 12 (27.27%) Test Scripting
13 12 (27.27%) System Testing
13 12 (27.27%) Oracle BI Publisher
13 12 (27.27%) Bash Shell
13 12 (27.27%) MS Excel
13 12 (27.27%) Oracle Forms
13 12 (27.27%) Oracle Reports
13 12 (27.27%) HTML
13 12 (27.27%) MS Office
13 12 (27.27%) XML
13 12 (27.27%) SQL Navigator

C-shell
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 12 (27.27%) Oracle Workflow
2 5 (11.36%) PowerExchange
3 2 (4.55%) Apache
4 1 (2.27%) Oracle Application Server
4 1 (2.27%) WebLogic
Applications
1 12 (27.27%) MS Excel
1 12 (27.27%) MS Office
2 10 (22.73%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (2.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 15 (34.09%) SAN
2 10 (22.73%) NAS
3 9 (20.45%) TCP/IP
4 6 (13.64%) LDAP
5 5 (11.36%) DNS
6 4 (9.09%) Ethernet
7 3 (6.82%) SSH
8 2 (4.55%) iSCSI
8 2 (4.55%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (27.27%) Oracle BI Publisher
1 12 (27.27%) Oracle Discoverer
1 12 (27.27%) Oracle Reports
1 12 (27.27%) SQL Navigator
2 7 (15.91%) SQL Server
3 6 (13.64%) Oracle Database
3 6 (13.64%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (11.36%) PowerCenter
4 5 (11.36%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (2.27%) OLAP
5 1 (2.27%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (2.27%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (2.27%) Oracle OLAP
5 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 12 (27.27%) JDeveloper
1 12 (27.27%) Oracle APEX
1 12 (27.27%) Oracle Forms
1 12 (27.27%) Toad
2 1 (2.27%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 19 (43.18%) Banking
2 14 (31.82%) Finance
3 9 (20.45%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.27%) Electronics
4 1 (2.27%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.27%) Marketing
4 1 (2.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (40.91%) Developer
2 12 (27.27%) Administrator
3 11 (25.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 10 (22.73%) Systems Administrator
5 9 (20.45%) Unix Administrator
5 9 (20.45%) XML Developer
6 8 (18.18%) Consultant
6 8 (18.18%) Oracle BI Developer
6 8 (18.18%) Oracle Developer
7 7 (15.91%) Solaris Administrator
7 7 (15.91%) Unix Systems Administrator
8 6 (13.64%) Solaris Systems Administrator
9 5 (11.36%) Oracle Consultant
10 4 (9.09%) Business Intelligence Consultant
10 4 (9.09%) C++ Developer
10 4 (9.09%) Linux Administrator
10 4 (9.09%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 4 (9.09%) Oracle BI Consultant
10 4 (9.09%) Unix Developer
10 4 (9.09%) XML Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (27.27%) HTML
1 12 (27.27%) XML
2 4 (9.09%) .NET
2 4 (9.09%) FIX Protocol
2 4 (9.09%) Middleware
3 1 (2.27%) .NET Framework
3 1 (2.27%) Entity Framework
3 1 (2.27%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.36%) EMC Centera
2 4 (9.09%) Computer Science
2 4 (9.09%) Equities
2 4 (9.09%) Fintech
2 4 (9.09%) Grid Computing
3 1 (2.27%) Clustering
3 1 (2.27%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 36 (81.82%) Unix
2 16 (36.36%) Linux
3 13 (29.55%) Solaris
4 5 (11.36%) AIX
5 4 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (4.55%) Mac OS
6 2 (4.55%) Windows
6 2 (4.55%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (34.09%) Performance Tuning
2 13 (29.55%) Business Intelligence
2 13 (29.55%) CRM
3 12 (27.27%) E-business
3 12 (27.27%) System Testing
3 12 (27.27%) Test Scripting
3 12 (27.27%) Workflow
4 9 (20.45%) Patch Management
4 9 (20.45%) Performance Monitoring
5 8 (18.18%) High Availability
5 8 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (11.36%) Data Validation
6 5 (11.36%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (11.36%) Line Management
6 5 (11.36%) Validation
7 4 (9.09%) Data Management
7 4 (9.09%) Electronic Trading
7 4 (9.09%) Infrastructure Management
7 4 (9.09%) Mentoring
7 4 (9.09%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 26 (59.09%) Shell Script
2 25 (56.82%) Perl
3 24 (54.55%) Korn
4 22 (50.00%) SQL
5 18 (40.91%) PL/SQL
6 12 (27.27%) Bash Shell
7 9 (20.45%) Python
8 6 (13.64%) Java
9 4 (9.09%) Assembly Language
9 4 (9.09%) C++
10 3 (6.82%) Bourne shell
11 2 (4.55%) AWK
11 2 (4.55%) PowerShell
11 2 (4.55%) sed
12 1 (2.27%) C#
12 1 (2.27%) VB
12 1 (2.27%) VB6
Qualifications
1 13 (29.55%) SC Cleared
1 13 (29.55%) Security Cleared
2 4 (9.09%) Degree
3 2 (4.55%) OCP
3 2 (4.55%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.27%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (20.45%) NFS
2 6 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (9.09%) vSphere
4 2 (4.55%) Active Directory
4 2 (4.55%) Samba
4 2 (4.55%) SRDF
5 1 (2.27%) Veritas File System
5 1 (2.27%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 1 (2.27%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (9.09%) Cacti
1 4 (9.09%) Ganglia
1 4 (9.09%) Nagios
1 4 (9.09%) Oracle ZFS
2 1 (2.27%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 37 (84.09%) Oracle
2 13 (29.55%) Sun
3 12 (27.27%) Microsoft
4 9 (20.45%) Red Hat
4 9 (20.45%) Veritas
5 8 (18.18%) EMC
6 7 (15.91%) VMware
7 5 (11.36%) Informatica
8 2 (4.55%) Citrix
9 1 (2.27%) SAP
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