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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C shell (csh)
Rank 593 579 589
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +10
Contract jobs citing C-shell 19 7 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.033% 0.013% 0.026%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.089% 0.034% 0.070%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 7 11
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£333 £500 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.50% +11.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £450 -
% change year-on-year
-30.55% -
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
21245 20525 21295
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 36.88% 38.90% 36.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 13636 13000 12607
Average daily rate £390 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £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 420 560 739
Average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £15.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £46.40 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -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 19 September 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 19 September 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
England -4 12 £428 -14.50% 2
London +19 11 £430 -18.09% 1
South East +5 1 £425 -5.55%
Luton - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - - 1
Berkshire - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
East of England - - - - 1
Bracknell - - - -
Dunstable - - - - 1

C-shell
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 31 (75.61%) UNIX
2 30 (73.17%) Perl
3 26 (63.41%) Korn
4 22 (53.66%) Windows
5 20 (48.78%) Banking
6 18 (43.90%) Linux
6 18 (43.90%) Oracle
7 16 (39.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 16 (39.02%) Bash Shell
8 15 (36.59%) SQL Server
8 15 (36.59%) Java
8 15 (36.59%) Red Hat
8 15 (36.59%) Finance
9 14 (34.15%) Investment Banking
10 13 (31.71%) Shell Script
10 13 (31.71%) SQL
11 12 (29.27%) ITIL
11 12 (29.27%) MS Office
11 12 (29.27%) Microsoft
11 12 (29.27%) HP
11 12 (29.27%) Apache
11 12 (29.27%) AWK
11 12 (29.27%) Equities
11 12 (29.27%) FIX Protocol
12 10 (24.39%) Spring
12 10 (24.39%) Tomcat
12 10 (24.39%) MS Excel
12 10 (24.39%) Problem Management
12 10 (24.39%) Electronic Trading
13 9 (21.95%) WebSphere

C-shell
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 12 (29.27%) Apache
2 10 (24.39%) Tomcat
3 9 (21.95%) WebSphere
3 9 (21.95%) SharePoint
3 9 (21.95%) IIS
4 7 (17.07%) WebSphere Application Server
5 6 (14.63%) WebLogic
6 5 (12.20%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 5 (12.20%) Documentum
6 5 (12.20%) IBM HTTP Server
7 4 (9.76%) SharePoint 2010
7 4 (9.76%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (2.44%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (2.44%) Confluence
Applications
1 12 (29.27%) MS Office
2 10 (24.39%) MS Excel
3 8 (19.51%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (17.07%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (7.32%) WebTrends
2 1 (2.44%) RMDS
2 1 (2.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 7 (17.07%) SSL
2 6 (14.63%) SAN
3 5 (12.20%) HTTP
3 5 (12.20%) DNS
3 5 (12.20%) Firewall
4 3 (7.32%) TCP/IP
4 3 (7.32%) LDAP
4 3 (7.32%) WAN
4 3 (7.32%) Fibre Channel
4 3 (7.32%) NAS
5 2 (4.88%) iSCSI
5 2 (4.88%) SSH
5 2 (4.88%) LAN
6 1 (2.44%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (2.44%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (36.59%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.44%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (2.44%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (17.07%) Maven
2 4 (9.76%) JIRA
3 2 (4.88%) Subversion
4 1 (2.44%) IntelliJ
4 1 (2.44%) Eclipse
4 1 (2.44%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (2.44%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.44%) Ant
4 1 (2.44%) JUnit
4 1 (2.44%) NUnit
4 1 (2.44%) Hudson
4 1 (2.44%) Apache Ivy
4 1 (2.44%) Gradle
4 1 (2.44%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.44%) Selenium
General
1 20 (48.78%) Banking
2 15 (36.59%) Finance
3 14 (34.15%) Investment Banking
4 5 (12.20%) Financial Institution
5 3 (7.32%) Marketing
6 1 (2.44%) Manufacturing
6 1 (2.44%) Electronics
6 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (36.59%) Developer
2 11 (26.83%) Java Developer
3 5 (12.20%) Middleware Engineer
4 4 (9.76%) Cloud Developer
5 3 (7.32%) Support Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (7.32%) Administrator
6 2 (4.88%) UNIX Systems Administrator
6 2 (4.88%) UNIX Administrator
6 2 (4.88%) UNIX Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Linux Engineer
7 1 (2.44%) Storage Engineer
7 1 (2.44%) Senior UNIX Engineer
7 1 (2.44%) Senior Java Developer
7 1 (2.44%) Oracle Technical Consultant
7 1 (2.44%) Oracle Consultant
7 1 (2.44%) Senior Systems Administrator
7 1 (2.44%) Oracle Developer
7 1 (2.44%) Technical Consultant
7 1 (2.44%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (29.27%) FIX Protocol
2 10 (24.39%) Spring
3 9 (21.95%) JMS
3 9 (21.95%) Web Services
3 9 (21.95%) Hibernate
4 7 (17.07%) Spring Integration
5 6 (14.63%) .NET
6 5 (12.20%) Middleware
6 5 (12.20%) Java EE
7 2 (4.88%) HTML
7 2 (4.88%) Struts
7 2 (4.88%) XML
8 1 (2.44%) XSLT
8 1 (2.44%) CSS
8 1 (2.44%) JSP
8 1 (2.44%) Servlets
8 1 (2.44%) CPAN
8 1 (2.44%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 12 (29.27%) Equities
2 8 (19.51%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 7 (17.07%) Credit Risk
4 3 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (4.88%) Computer Science
5 2 (4.88%) Clustering
6 1 (2.44%) DTV
6 1 (2.44%) Replication
6 1 (2.44%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (2.44%) Wiki
6 1 (2.44%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 31 (75.61%) UNIX
2 22 (53.66%) Windows
3 18 (43.90%) Linux
4 16 (39.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (14.63%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (9.76%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (9.76%) Solaris
6 4 (9.76%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (4.88%) CentOS
7 2 (4.88%) SUSE
8 1 (2.44%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (29.27%) ITIL
2 10 (24.39%) Problem Management
2 10 (24.39%) Electronic Trading
3 9 (21.95%) ITIL V2
3 9 (21.95%) Project Management
3 9 (21.95%) Quality Management
4 7 (17.07%) Change Management
5 5 (12.20%) Incident Management
6 4 (9.76%) Algorithmic Trading
6 4 (9.76%) OO
7 3 (7.32%) Risk Management
7 3 (7.32%) Service Desk Management
8 2 (4.88%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (4.88%) Service Delivery
8 2 (4.88%) Business Intelligence
9 1 (2.44%) Requirements Analysis
9 1 (2.44%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (2.44%) Business Continuity
9 1 (2.44%) Programme Management
9 1 (2.44%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 30 (73.17%) Perl
2 26 (63.41%) Korn
3 16 (39.02%) Bash Shell
4 15 (36.59%) Java
5 13 (31.71%) Shell Script
5 13 (31.71%) SQL
6 12 (29.27%) AWK
7 9 (21.95%) T-SQL
7 9 (21.95%) Jython
8 8 (19.51%) SQR
9 5 (12.20%) C#
10 4 (9.76%) Scala
11 1 (2.44%) Python
11 1 (2.44%) JavaScript
11 1 (2.44%) PL/SQL
11 1 (2.44%) C
11 1 (2.44%) Ruby
11 1 (2.44%) PowerShell
11 1 (2.44%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 9 (21.95%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (9.76%) Degree
3 2 (4.88%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.88%) Security Cleared
3 2 (4.88%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (4.88%) HNC
3 2 (4.88%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.88%) COBIT
System Software
1 6 (14.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (9.76%) NFS
3 2 (4.88%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 2 (4.88%) Hyper-V
3 2 (4.88%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.44%) Snort
4 1 (2.44%) Nmap
4 1 (2.44%) Samba
4 1 (2.44%) VMware ESX
4 1 (2.44%) Postfix
4 1 (2.44%) Sendmail
4 1 (2.44%) Xen
Systems Management
1 5 (12.20%) Puppet
2 2 (4.88%) SCOM
2 2 (4.88%) nmon
2 2 (4.88%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (2.44%) Nagios
3 1 (2.44%) YUM
3 1 (2.44%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 18 (43.90%) Oracle
2 15 (36.59%) Red Hat
3 12 (29.27%) Microsoft
3 12 (29.27%) HP
4 9 (21.95%) JBoss
4 9 (21.95%) Sybase
5 6 (14.63%) VMware
6 5 (12.20%) IBM
7 3 (7.32%) Sun
7 3 (7.32%) Business Objects
7 3 (7.32%) ServiceNow
8 2 (4.88%) Veritas
9 1 (2.44%) NetApp
9 1 (2.44%) Cisco
9 1 (2.44%) BEA
9 1 (2.44%) Dell
9 1 (2.44%) Intel
9 1 (2.44%) Vignette
9 1 (2.44%) SAP
9 1 (2.44%) Tripwire
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