The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 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.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C shell (csh)
Rank 581 556 563
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +7
Contract jobs citing C-shell 12 12 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.022% 0.024% 0.036%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.059% 0.062% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 9 17
Average daily rate
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£495 £500 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £341 £447 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £570
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
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
20247 19436 20658
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 37.04% 38.09% 35.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 12959 12021 12339
Average daily rate £388 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 410 571 791
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £16.80 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.80 £50.00 £45.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00

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 25 July 2014.

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 11 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 25 July 2014. 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
London 0 9 £495 -1.00%
England -31 9 £495 -1.00% 1
City of London +15 4 £518 -1.42%
South East - - - -
East of England - - - - 1
Luton - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - - 1
Hertfordshire - - - -
Middlesex - - - -
Dunstable - - - - 1

C-shell
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 30 (93.75%) Perl
1 30 (93.75%) UNIX
2 17 (53.13%) Windows
2 17 (53.13%) Banking
3 15 (46.88%) Finance
4 14 (43.75%) Linux
5 13 (40.63%) AWK
5 13 (40.63%) Equities
5 13 (40.63%) FIX Protocol
6 12 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 12 (37.50%) MS Office
6 12 (37.50%) Red Hat
7 11 (34.38%) Korn
7 11 (34.38%) Electronic Trading
8 10 (31.25%) Investment Banking
9 9 (28.13%) VMware
9 9 (28.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 9 (28.13%) Java
9 9 (28.13%) VMware Infrastructure
9 9 (28.13%) Bash Shell
10 8 (25.00%) SQL
11 7 (21.88%) SAN
12 6 (18.75%) Solaris
13 5 (15.63%) SUSE
13 5 (15.63%) Marketing
13 5 (15.63%) Sybase
13 5 (15.63%) HP
13 5 (15.63%) TCP/IP
14 4 (12.50%) NFS
14 4 (12.50%) LDAP

C-shell
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 3 (9.38%) Apache
2 2 (6.25%) Tomcat
2 2 (6.25%) WebLogic
3 1 (3.13%) WebSphere
3 1 (3.13%) Confluence
Applications
1 12 (37.50%) MS Office
2 2 (6.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (12.50%) RMDS
2 1 (3.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (3.13%) 3000 Xtra
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (3.13%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 7 (21.88%) SAN
2 5 (15.63%) TCP/IP
3 4 (12.50%) LDAP
4 3 (9.38%) DNS
4 3 (9.38%) Firewall
4 3 (9.38%) NAS
4 3 (9.38%) Fibre Channel
5 2 (6.25%) SSH
5 2 (6.25%) LAN
5 2 (6.25%) WAN
6 1 (3.13%) VPN
6 1 (3.13%) SSL
6 1 (3.13%) NetScreen
6 1 (3.13%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (3.13%) Cisco PIX
6 1 (3.13%) iSCSI
6 1 (3.13%) OpenLDAP
6 1 (3.13%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.25%) SQL Server
1 2 (6.25%) DB2
2 1 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (3.13%) DB2 UDB
2 1 (3.13%) KDB
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.13%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (9.38%) Maven
2 2 (6.25%) JIRA
2 2 (6.25%) Eclipse
2 2 (6.25%) JUnit
2 2 (6.25%) Subversion
3 1 (3.13%) Ant
3 1 (3.13%) Visual Studio
3 1 (3.13%) IntelliJ
3 1 (3.13%) JMeter
3 1 (3.13%) NUnit
3 1 (3.13%) Selenium
3 1 (3.13%) Hudson
3 1 (3.13%) Gradle
3 1 (3.13%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.13%) Apache Ivy
General
1 17 (53.13%) Banking
2 15 (46.88%) Finance
3 10 (31.25%) Investment Banking
4 5 (15.63%) Marketing
5 2 (6.25%) Financial Institution
6 1 (3.13%) Front Office
6 1 (3.13%) Electronics
6 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
6 1 (3.13%) Legal
6 1 (3.13%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (18.75%) Developer
2 5 (15.63%) Java Developer
3 4 (12.50%) Linux Engineer
3 4 (12.50%) Market Data Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (9.38%) Support Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Administrator
5 2 (6.25%) AIX Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) UNIX Systems Administrator
5 2 (6.25%) UNIX Administrator
6 1 (3.13%) UNIX Systems Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Murex Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Senior Systems Administrator
6 1 (3.13%) UNIX Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Storage Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Data Migration Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Murex MxML Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Migration Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (40.63%) FIX Protocol
2 4 (12.50%) Hibernate
2 4 (12.50%) Spring
3 3 (9.38%) Spring Integration
4 1 (3.13%) wxWidgets
4 1 (3.13%) Murex MxML
4 1 (3.13%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (3.13%) Xerces
4 1 (3.13%) Xalan
4 1 (3.13%) HTML
4 1 (3.13%) .NET
4 1 (3.13%) CSS
4 1 (3.13%) JDBC
4 1 (3.13%) JSP
4 1 (3.13%) Servlets
4 1 (3.13%) SOAP
4 1 (3.13%) XML
4 1 (3.13%) XSL
4 1 (3.13%) XSLT
4 1 (3.13%) CORBA
Miscellaneous
1 13 (40.63%) Equities
2 9 (28.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 3 (9.38%) Credit Risk
4 2 (6.25%) Clustering
5 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (3.13%) DTV
5 1 (3.13%) Replication
5 1 (3.13%) Derivative
5 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
5 1 (3.13%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 30 (93.75%) UNIX
2 17 (53.13%) Windows
3 14 (43.75%) Linux
4 12 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (18.75%) Solaris
6 5 (15.63%) SUSE
7 4 (12.50%) AIX
7 4 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (3.13%) OpenSolaris
8 1 (3.13%) Debian
8 1 (3.13%) Ubuntu
8 1 (3.13%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (34.38%) Electronic Trading
2 4 (12.50%) Problem Management
3 3 (9.38%) Algorithmic Trading
4 2 (6.25%) ITIL
4 2 (6.25%) Project Management
4 2 (6.25%) Service Delivery
4 2 (6.25%) Risk Management
4 2 (6.25%) Migration
5 1 (3.13%) Programme Management
5 1 (3.13%) TDD
5 1 (3.13%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (3.13%) Web Development
5 1 (3.13%) Change Management
5 1 (3.13%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (3.13%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (3.13%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (3.13%) Multithreading
5 1 (3.13%) Kanban
5 1 (3.13%) Data Migration
5 1 (3.13%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 30 (93.75%) Perl
2 13 (40.63%) AWK
3 11 (34.38%) Korn
4 9 (28.13%) Java
4 9 (28.13%) Bash Shell
5 8 (25.00%) SQL
6 4 (12.50%) T-SQL
7 3 (9.38%) C#
7 3 (9.38%) C++
7 3 (9.38%) Shell Script
8 2 (6.25%) Python
8 2 (6.25%) Ruby
8 2 (6.25%) C
8 2 (6.25%) SQR
9 1 (3.13%) PHP
9 1 (3.13%) Groovy
9 1 (3.13%) Lisp
9 1 (3.13%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (12.50%) Degree
2 2 (6.25%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 2 (6.25%) HNC
2 2 (6.25%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) COBIT
2 1 (3.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 9 (28.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (12.50%) Hyper-V
2 4 (12.50%) NFS
2 4 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (9.38%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 2 (6.25%) Sendmail
4 2 (6.25%) Xen
4 2 (6.25%) VMware ESX
4 2 (6.25%) Snort
5 1 (3.13%) Nmap
5 1 (3.13%) Squid
5 1 (3.13%) qmail
5 1 (3.13%) Postfix
5 1 (3.13%) KVM
5 1 (3.13%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 1 (3.13%) OpenSSH
Systems Management
1 4 (12.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 4 (12.50%) SCOM
1 4 (12.50%) nmon
2 1 (3.13%) ITRS Geneos
2 1 (3.13%) YUM
2 1 (3.13%) Puppet
2 1 (3.13%) Nagios
2 1 (3.13%) Nessus
Vendors
1 12 (37.50%) Red Hat
2 9 (28.13%) VMware
3 5 (15.63%) HP
3 5 (15.63%) Sybase
4 4 (12.50%) Oracle
4 4 (12.50%) Reuters
5 3 (9.38%) Veritas
5 3 (9.38%) IBM
5 3 (9.38%) Sun
6 2 (6.25%) Microsoft
6 2 (6.25%) Cisco
6 2 (6.25%) Qualys
6 2 (6.25%) Tripwire
7 1 (3.13%) Google
7 1 (3.13%) Fortinet
7 1 (3.13%) Akamai
7 1 (3.13%) Splunk
7 1 (3.13%) Symantec
7 1 (3.13%) Vignette
7 1 (3.13%) SAP