The table below looks at the statistics for Korn skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Korn over the 3 months to 11 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Korn shell (ksh)
Rank 144 182 200
Rank change year-on-year
+38 +18
Contract jobs citing Korn 9 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.29% 0.12% 0.10%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.64% 0.26% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 5
Average daily rate £525 £450 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -10.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £30.00 £44.00
% change year-on-year
- -31.81%
Korn
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Programming Languages Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1400 2340 2568
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 44.50% 45.52% 43.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1166 1927 1947
Average daily rate £475 £475 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £320 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £638
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 14
Average hourly rate £29.64 £29.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.20% -13.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £27.37 £24.27
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £147.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

Korn
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Korn across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Korn Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Korn
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Korn across the City of London region.

Korn Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Korn
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Korn across the City of London region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

Korn Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Korn
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Korn across the City of London region.

Korn Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Korn
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Korn 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 Korn.

1 13 (81.25%) Linux
2 11 (68.75%) Shell Script
3 10 (62.50%) Red Hat
4 9 (56.25%) SAN
4 9 (56.25%) Unix
4 9 (56.25%) Banking
5 8 (50.00%) VMware
5 8 (50.00%) Oracle
5 8 (50.00%) Bash Shell
6 7 (43.75%) Perl
6 7 (43.75%) Windows
6 7 (43.75%) Finance
6 7 (43.75%) NAS
7 6 (37.50%) AIX
7 6 (37.50%) Solaris
7 6 (37.50%) EMC
7 6 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (37.50%) Windows Server
8 5 (31.25%) Oracle Database
8 5 (31.25%) SQL
8 5 (31.25%) PowerShell
9 4 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 4 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
9 4 (25.00%) EMC Centera
9 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
9 4 (25.00%) NFS
9 4 (25.00%) Veritas
9 4 (25.00%) Puppet
9 4 (25.00%) Data Centre

Korn
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Korn 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 Korn. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (18.75%) OpenStack
1 3 (18.75%) PowerExchange
2 2 (12.50%) WebSphere
2 2 (12.50%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (6.25%) Apache
3 1 (6.25%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (56.25%) SAN
2 7 (43.75%) NAS
3 3 (18.75%) DNS
3 3 (18.75%) Firewall
3 3 (18.75%) SSL
4 2 (12.50%) LDAP
5 1 (6.25%) BGP
5 1 (6.25%) DHCP
5 1 (6.25%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (6.25%) FTP
5 1 (6.25%) HTTP
5 1 (6.25%) IGRP
5 1 (6.25%) IMAP
5 1 (6.25%) iSCSI
5 1 (6.25%) MRTG
5 1 (6.25%) OSPF
5 1 (6.25%) SMTP
5 1 (6.25%) SNMP
5 1 (6.25%) SSH
5 1 (6.25%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (31.25%) Oracle Database
2 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (18.75%) PowerCenter
4 2 (12.50%) DB2
5 1 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (6.25%) NoSQL
5 1 (6.25%) RDBMS
5 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
5 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (6.25%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Subversion
2 1 (6.25%) Eclipse
2 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
2 1 (6.25%) Jenkins
2 1 (6.25%) JIRA
General
1 9 (56.25%) Banking
2 7 (43.75%) Finance
3 2 (12.50%) Investment Banking
4 1 (6.25%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) Consultant
2 3 (18.75%) Administrator
2 3 (18.75%) Informatica Consultant
2 3 (18.75%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (12.50%) Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Linux Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) VMware Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Wintel Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Architect
4 1 (6.25%) C++ Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Electronic Trading Support
4 1 (6.25%) Network Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) Support Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Sybase Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Unix Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) Unix Systems Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) Middleware
2 1 (6.25%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Data Centre
1 4 (25.00%) EMC Centera
2 2 (12.50%) Public Cloud
3 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.25%) Celerra
3 1 (6.25%) Clustering
3 1 (6.25%) Credit Risk
3 1 (6.25%) Grid Computing
3 1 (6.25%) Hedge funds
3 1 (6.25%) Market Risk
3 1 (6.25%) PMI
3 1 (6.25%) Replication
3 1 (6.25%) Symmetrix
3 1 (6.25%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 13 (81.25%) Linux
2 9 (56.25%) Unix
3 7 (43.75%) Windows
4 6 (37.50%) AIX
4 6 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (37.50%) Solaris
4 6 (37.50%) Windows Server
5 2 (12.50%) Oracle Linux
5 2 (12.50%) SUSE
5 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (6.25%) CentOS
6 1 (6.25%) Debian
6 1 (6.25%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (18.75%) Data Validation
1 3 (18.75%) High Availability
1 3 (18.75%) Validation
2 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (12.50%) Configuration Management
2 2 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery
2 2 (12.50%) Data Protection
2 2 (12.50%) ITIL
2 2 (12.50%) ITIL V3
2 2 (12.50%) ITSM
2 2 (12.50%) Load Balancing
2 2 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (12.50%) Service Management
3 1 (6.25%) Change Control
3 1 (6.25%) Line Management
3 1 (6.25%) Patch Management
3 1 (6.25%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (6.25%) SDLC
3 1 (6.25%) Software Deployment
3 1 (6.25%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 11 (68.75%) Shell Script
2 8 (50.00%) Bash Shell
3 7 (43.75%) Perl
4 5 (31.25%) PowerShell
4 5 (31.25%) SQL
5 3 (18.75%) C-shell
5 3 (18.75%) PL/SQL
6 2 (12.50%) Python
6 2 (12.50%) VBScript
7 1 (6.25%) C
7 1 (6.25%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) PMI Certification
1 1 (6.25%) VCAP
1 1 (6.25%) VCDX
1 1 (6.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (25.00%) NFS
1 4 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
3 2 (12.50%) KVM
3 2 (12.50%) Samba
3 2 (12.50%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 2 (12.50%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 2 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (12.50%) vSphere
4 1 (6.25%) Ceph
4 1 (6.25%) Dovecot
4 1 (6.25%) iptables
4 1 (6.25%) Postfix
4 1 (6.25%) Sendmail
4 1 (6.25%) Squid
4 1 (6.25%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (25.00%) Puppet
2 2 (12.50%) Ansible
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle ZFS
3 1 (6.25%) BladeLogic
3 1 (6.25%) Cacti
3 1 (6.25%) Control-M
3 1 (6.25%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (6.25%) HAProxy
3 1 (6.25%) Icinga
3 1 (6.25%) Nagios
3 1 (6.25%) RANCID
3 1 (6.25%) systemd
3 1 (6.25%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 10 (62.50%) Red Hat
2 8 (50.00%) Oracle
2 8 (50.00%) VMware
3 6 (37.50%) EMC
4 4 (25.00%) Veritas
5 3 (18.75%) Informatica
5 3 (18.75%) Sybase
6 2 (12.50%) HP
6 2 (12.50%) IBM
6 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
6 2 (12.50%) Sun
7 1 (6.25%) Atlassian
7 1 (6.25%) BMC
7 1 (6.25%) CA
7 1 (6.25%) Cisco
7 1 (6.25%) Dell
7 1 (6.25%) MarketAxess
7 1 (6.25%) NetApp
7 1 (6.25%) SAP
7 1 (6.25%) Tradeweb