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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C shell (csh)
Rank 607 600 567
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -33
Contract jobs citing C-shell 13 11 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.023% 0.020% 0.023%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.060% 0.054% 0.062%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 9
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£450 £495 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -1.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £402 £447
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 - -
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
21523 20252 19490
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 37.85% 37.06% 38.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 14462 12959 12063
Average daily rate £400 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 450 414 555
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £15.00 £15.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £59.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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 31 July 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 14 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 31 July 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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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 -22 12 £425 -14.14% 12
South East - 5 £400 - 2
Berkshire - 5 £400 -
London -7 4 £488 -1.51% 9
Maidenhead - 4 £400 -
City of London -10 3 £525 +1.44% 5
Dunstable - 1 - -
Derby - 1 - -
Derbyshire - 1 - -
Gloucestershire - 1 £350 -
East Midlands - 1 - -
South West - 1 £350 -
East of England - 1 - - 1
Bedfordshire - 1 - - 1

C-shell
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 27 (81.82%) UNIX
2 26 (78.79%) Perl
3 21 (63.64%) Oracle
4 20 (60.61%) Linux
5 17 (51.52%) Korn
6 15 (45.45%) SQL
6 15 (45.45%) Red Hat
7 14 (42.42%) Shell Script
7 14 (42.42%) Windows
8 13 (39.39%) Solaris
9 12 (36.36%) SQL Server
9 12 (36.36%) Banking
9 12 (36.36%) Data Centre
10 11 (33.33%) Bash Shell
10 11 (33.33%) VMware
10 11 (33.33%) WebLogic
10 11 (33.33%) Sun
11 10 (30.30%) ITIL
11 10 (30.30%) Oracle Application Server
11 10 (30.30%) Oracle Database
12 9 (27.27%) PL/SQL
13 8 (24.24%) Finance
13 8 (24.24%) Root Cause Analysis
13 8 (24.24%) Problem Management
13 8 (24.24%) VMware Infrastructure
14 7 (21.21%) Oracle Database 11g
14 7 (21.21%) Configuration Management
14 7 (21.21%) MS Office
14 7 (21.21%) TCP/IP
14 7 (21.21%) Middleware

C-shell
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 11 (33.33%) WebLogic
2 10 (30.30%) Oracle Application Server
3 5 (15.15%) Apache
4 3 (9.09%) Tomcat
4 3 (9.09%) JBoss
4 3 (9.09%) SharePoint
4 3 (9.09%) iPlanet
4 3 (9.09%) PowerExchange
5 2 (6.06%) OpenStack
5 2 (6.06%) WebLogic Portal
5 2 (6.06%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (6.06%) MQSeries
6 1 (3.03%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 7 (21.21%) MS Office
2 2 (6.06%) MS Project
3 1 (3.03%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (9.09%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.06%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (21.21%) TCP/IP
2 6 (18.18%) DNS
2 6 (18.18%) SAN
2 6 (18.18%) LDAP
3 5 (15.15%) NAS
4 4 (12.12%) VLAN
5 3 (9.09%) iSCSI
5 3 (9.09%) WAN
5 3 (9.09%) Firewall
5 3 (9.09%) SSH
5 3 (9.09%) FCoE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 10 (30.30%) Oracle Database
3 7 (21.21%) Oracle Database 11g
4 6 (18.18%) OLAP
4 6 (18.18%) Oracle Database 10g
4 6 (18.18%) Oracle OLAP
5 5 (15.15%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (9.09%) PowerCenter
6 3 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (3.03%) Spotfire
7 1 (3.03%) QlikView
7 1 (3.03%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 2 (6.06%) JUnit
1 2 (6.06%) Visual Studio
1 2 (6.06%) Eclipse
1 2 (6.06%) NUnit
1 2 (6.06%) Subversion
1 2 (6.06%) Selenium
General
1 12 (36.36%) Banking
2 8 (24.24%) Finance
3 2 (6.06%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (18.18%) UNIX Engineer
2 5 (15.15%) Problem Manager
3 4 (12.12%) Technical Manager
3 4 (12.12%) Developer
4 3 (9.09%) Analyst
4 3 (9.09%) Consultant
4 3 (9.09%) Administrator
4 3 (9.09%) Java Developer
4 3 (9.09%) UNIX Systems Administrator
4 3 (9.09%) UNIX Administrator
5 2 (6.06%) C# Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Operations Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Senior Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (6.06%) Senior C# Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Informatica Consultant
6 1 (3.03%) Incident Manager
6 1 (3.03%) UNIX Consultant
6 1 (3.03%) Applications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (21.21%) Middleware
2 6 (18.18%) .NET
2 6 (18.18%) Oracle Fusion
3 5 (15.15%) FIX Protocol
4 4 (12.12%) .NET Framework
5 3 (9.09%) J2EE
6 2 (6.06%) CSS
6 2 (6.06%) Web Services
6 2 (6.06%) XML
6 2 (6.06%) XSLT
6 2 (6.06%) HTML
6 2 (6.06%) Spring
7 1 (3.03%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 12 (36.36%) Data Centre
2 4 (12.12%) Clustering
2 4 (12.12%) Equities
3 3 (9.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 3 (9.09%) EMC Centera
3 3 (9.09%) Statistics
4 2 (6.06%) Grid Computing
4 2 (6.06%) PKI
5 1 (3.03%) EFT
5 1 (3.03%) Thin Client
5 1 (3.03%) Fat Client
5 1 (3.03%) Visualisation
5 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.03%) Eurex
Operating Systems
1 27 (81.82%) UNIX
2 20 (60.61%) Linux
3 14 (42.42%) Windows
4 13 (39.39%) Solaris
5 6 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (18.18%) AIX
6 4 (12.12%) SUSE
7 3 (9.09%) HPUX
8 1 (3.03%) Debian
8 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (3.03%) Windows 7
8 1 (3.03%) Windows 8
8 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (30.30%) ITIL
2 8 (24.24%) Problem Management
2 8 (24.24%) Root Cause Analysis
3 7 (21.21%) Configuration Management
4 6 (18.18%) Project Management
4 6 (18.18%) Service Delivery
4 6 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (18.18%) Incident Management
5 5 (15.15%) Capacity Management
6 4 (12.12%) Electronic Trading
6 4 (12.12%) Service Management
6 4 (12.12%) E-Commerce
7 3 (9.09%) Validation
7 3 (9.09%) Data Validation
7 3 (9.09%) Load Balancing
7 3 (9.09%) High Availability
7 3 (9.09%) Unit Testing
7 3 (9.09%) Procure-to-pay
8 2 (6.06%) User Stories
8 2 (6.06%) Business Continuity Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (78.79%) Perl
2 17 (51.52%) Korn
3 15 (45.45%) SQL
4 14 (42.42%) Shell Script
5 11 (33.33%) Bash Shell
6 9 (27.27%) PL/SQL
7 6 (18.18%) AWK
8 5 (15.15%) Python
9 4 (12.12%) Java
10 3 (9.09%) Bourne shell
11 2 (6.06%) Groovy
11 2 (6.06%) JavaScript
11 2 (6.06%) C#
12 1 (3.03%) C++
12 1 (3.03%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (12.12%) Degree
2 2 (6.06%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (3.03%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 8 (24.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (18.18%) Hyper-V
3 5 (15.15%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 4 (12.12%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 4 (12.12%) Oracle RAC
5 3 (9.09%) Samba
5 3 (9.09%) VMware ESX
5 3 (9.09%) vSphere
5 3 (9.09%) KVM
6 2 (6.06%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (18.18%) Oracle RMAN
2 4 (12.12%) Puppet
2 4 (12.12%) Oracle ZFS
3 2 (6.06%) OpenView
3 2 (6.06%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 21 (63.64%) Oracle
2 15 (45.45%) Red Hat
3 11 (33.33%) Sun
3 11 (33.33%) VMware
4 7 (21.21%) Veritas
5 6 (18.18%) EMC
5 6 (18.18%) Cisco
6 5 (15.15%) HP
7 3 (9.09%) Informatica
7 3 (9.09%) PlateSpin
7 3 (9.09%) F5
8 2 (6.06%) Opsware
8 2 (6.06%) BMC
8 2 (6.06%) Sybase
8 2 (6.06%) Cognos
9 1 (3.03%) Microsoft
9 1 (3.03%) Citrix
9 1 (3.03%) Fidessa
9 1 (3.03%) Reuters
9 1 (3.03%) Bloomberg