Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for C-shell skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited C-shell over the 6 months to 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

C shell (csh)
UK
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 820 860 847
Rank change year-on-year +40 -13 -21
Contract jobs citing C-shell 55 36 45
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.054% 0.034% 0.039%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.13% 0.085% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 31 25
UK median daily rate £370 £350 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.71% -30.00% +16.28%
10th Percentile £308 £290 £391
90th Percentile £439 £410 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £345 £425
% change year-on-year +1.45% -18.82% +36.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

C-shell is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 42587 42282 43921
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.00% 40.33% 38.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 29754 29055 29713
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £308 £281 £269
90th Percentile £638 £588 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £368
% change year-on-year +6.67% +2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 791 878 1051
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +23.97%
10th Percentile £16.00 £14.31 £14.13
90th Percentile £52.50 £52.50 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +20.97%

C-shell
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing C-shell as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for C-shell in the UK

C-shell
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for C-shell in the UK

C-shell
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing C-shell over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for C-shell in the UK

C-shell
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for C-shell in the UK

C-shell
Top 10 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C-shell within the UK over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +42 49 £370 +6.63%
UK excluding London +27 32 £350 +1.45%
London -16 18 £410 +17.14%
North East +67 16 £315 -4.55%
North of England +56 16 £315 -4.55%
South East +13 7 £383 -19.47%
East Midlands - 6 £320 -
Midlands - 6 £320 -
South West +6 2 £418 +1.83%
Scotland -11 1 - -

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing C-shell also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for C-shell.

1 51 (92.73%) Bash Shell
2 50 (90.91%) Korn
3 46 (83.64%) Linux
4 44 (80.00%) TCP/IP
5 35 (63.64%) Perl
6 29 (52.73%) Data Centre
7 28 (50.91%) Unix
8 27 (49.09%) Python
9 26 (47.27%) IPsec
9 26 (47.27%) Network Security
10 25 (45.45%) DNS
11 24 (43.64%) Cisco
11 24 (43.64%) Load Balancing
12 23 (41.82%) Firewall
12 23 (41.82%) HTTP
12 23 (41.82%) ITIL
12 23 (41.82%) Security Cleared
13 22 (40.00%) Solaris
14 21 (38.18%) AIX
14 21 (38.18%) Shell Script
14 21 (38.18%) F5
15 20 (36.36%) Red Hat
15 20 (36.36%) WAN
15 20 (36.36%) HPUX
15 20 (36.36%) Oracle
15 20 (36.36%) SUSE
16 19 (34.55%) WebLogic
16 19 (34.55%) JBoss
16 19 (34.55%) Apache
16 19 (34.55%) Tomcat

C-shell
Co-occurring IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 19 (34.55%) Apache
1 19 (34.55%) iPlanet
1 19 (34.55%) JBoss
1 19 (34.55%) Tomcat
1 19 (34.55%) WebLogic
2 17 (30.91%) Oracle Application Server
3 6 (10.91%) BizTalk Server
3 6 (10.91%) MQSeries
3 6 (10.91%) OpenStack
3 6 (10.91%) SharePoint
3 6 (10.91%) WebLogic Portal
4 1 (1.82%) Confluence
4 1 (1.82%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (10.91%) Microsoft Office
1 6 (10.91%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (1.82%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 10 (18.18%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.27%) PaaS
2 3 (5.45%) IaaS
3 1 (1.82%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.82%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (1.82%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (1.82%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 44 (80.00%) TCP/IP
2 26 (47.27%) IPsec
2 26 (47.27%) Network Security
3 25 (45.45%) DNS
4 23 (41.82%) Firewall
4 23 (41.82%) HTTP
5 20 (36.36%) WAN
6 16 (29.09%) HTTPS
7 15 (27.27%) LDAP
8 14 (25.45%) FCoE
8 14 (25.45%) iSCSI
8 14 (25.45%) SAN
9 10 (18.18%) BGP
9 10 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
9 10 (18.18%) VPN
10 9 (16.36%) DHCP
10 9 (16.36%) MPLS
11 8 (14.55%) Junos
11 8 (14.55%) OpenVPN
11 8 (14.55%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.73%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (1.82%) KDB
2 1 (1.82%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (3.64%) Jenkins
1 2 (3.64%) JIRA
2 1 (1.82%) GitLab
2 1 (1.82%) gulp
2 1 (1.82%) Jasmine
2 1 (1.82%) Karma Test Runner
2 1 (1.82%) Selenium
2 1 (1.82%) webpack
2 1 (1.82%) Xcode
General
1 2 (3.64%) Banking
2 1 (1.82%) Back Office
2 1 (1.82%) Front Office
2 1 (1.82%) Investment Banking
2 1 (1.82%) Publishing
2 1 (1.82%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (27.27%) Unix Engineer
2 11 (20.00%) Analyst
3 10 (18.18%) Network Engineer
3 10 (18.18%) Security Analyst
4 9 (16.36%) Solaris Engineer
5 7 (12.73%) Cloud Engineer
6 6 (10.91%) AIX Engineer
7 3 (5.45%) Consultant
7 3 (5.45%) HPUX Engineer
7 3 (5.45%) Security Specialist
7 3 (5.45%) SIEM Analyst
7 3 (5.45%) Systems Engineer
8 2 (3.64%) Administrator
8 2 (3.64%) Digital Analyst
8 2 (3.64%) Security Engineer
8 2 (3.64%) Senior Network Engineer
8 2 (3.64%) Unix Consultant
9 1 (1.82%) Angular Developer
9 1 (1.82%) SIEM Specialist
9 1 (1.82%) Solaris Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (29.09%) J2EE
2 1 (1.82%) AngularJS
2 1 (1.82%) Apache Cordova
2 1 (1.82%) CSS
2 1 (1.82%) CSS3
2 1 (1.82%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (1.82%) Ionic Framework
2 1 (1.82%) JSON
2 1 (1.82%) Material Design
2 1 (1.82%) RESTful
2 1 (1.82%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 29 (52.73%) Data Centre
2 15 (27.27%) PKI
3 14 (25.45%) Clustering
4 6 (10.91%) Computer Science
5 3 (5.45%) Grid Computing
5 3 (5.45%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.82%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.82%) Equities
6 1 (1.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.82%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 46 (83.64%) Linux
2 28 (50.91%) Unix
3 22 (40.00%) Solaris
4 21 (38.18%) AIX
5 20 (36.36%) HPUX
5 20 (36.36%) SUSE
6 16 (29.09%) Windows
7 8 (14.55%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (1.82%) Android
8 1 (1.82%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (43.64%) Load Balancing
2 23 (41.82%) ITIL
3 19 (34.55%) Unit Testing
4 15 (27.27%) Cryptography
5 14 (25.45%) High Availability
6 13 (23.64%) SIEM
7 10 (18.18%) Procure-to-Pay
7 10 (18.18%) Security Architecture
8 7 (12.73%) Network Design
8 7 (12.73%) Protective Monitoring
8 7 (12.73%) Requirements Management
8 7 (12.73%) Root Cause Analysis
9 6 (10.91%) Mathematics
9 6 (10.91%) Physics
10 5 (9.09%) GAP Analysis
11 4 (7.27%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (7.27%) Migration
11 4 (7.27%) Penetration Testing
11 4 (7.27%) Threat Intelligence
12 3 (5.45%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 51 (92.73%) Bash Shell
2 50 (90.91%) Korn
3 35 (63.64%) Perl
4 27 (49.09%) Python
5 21 (38.18%) Shell Script
6 16 (29.09%) Java
6 16 (29.09%) Ruby
7 2 (3.64%) SQL
8 1 (1.82%) Bourne shell
8 1 (1.82%) C#
8 1 (1.82%) Groovy
8 1 (1.82%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.82%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.82%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 23 (41.82%) Security Cleared
2 14 (25.45%) SC Cleared
3 8 (14.55%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (5.45%) CEH
4 3 (5.45%) CISSP
4 3 (5.45%) CREST Certified
4 3 (5.45%) GIAC
4 3 (5.45%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.45%) Data Quality
2 2 (3.64%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 17 (30.91%) Hyper-V
2 15 (27.27%) Samba
3 10 (18.18%) KVM
3 10 (18.18%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 10 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (16.36%) NFS
5 8 (14.55%) Openswan
6 7 (12.73%) pfSense
7 6 (10.91%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (1.82%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (10.91%) OpenView
2 4 (7.27%) Puppet
3 3 (5.45%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.82%) Packer
4 1 (1.82%) Terraform
4 1 (1.82%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 24 (43.64%) Cisco
2 21 (38.18%) F5
3 20 (36.36%) Oracle
3 20 (36.36%) Red Hat
4 19 (34.55%) Sun
5 10 (18.18%) Juniper
5 10 (18.18%) PlateSpin
5 10 (18.18%) Veritas
5 10 (18.18%) VMware
6 9 (16.36%) CheckPoint
6 9 (16.36%) Fortinet
6 9 (16.36%) HP
6 9 (16.36%) Palo Alto
6 9 (16.36%) SonicWALL
7 8 (14.55%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 8 (14.55%) Arista
7 8 (14.55%) Vyatta
8 7 (12.73%) Brocade
8 7 (12.73%) Citrix
8 7 (12.73%) Extreme Networks