The table below looks at the statistics for Korn skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Korn over the 3 months to 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Korn shell (ksh)
Rank 482 447 472
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +25
Contract jobs citing Korn 132 130 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.23% 0.25% 0.21%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.61% 0.64% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 52 72
Average daily rate
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£375 £413 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +6.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £350 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £369 £315
% change year-on-year
-11.86% +17.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Average hourly rate £36.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 - -

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
21761 20430 20302
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 37.28% 38.95% 37.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 14475 13071 12065
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 415 583 691
Average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £16.35 £16.29
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

Korn
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Korn Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Korn
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Korn within the UK.

Korn Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Korn
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Korn within the UK over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

Korn Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Korn
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Korn within the UK.

Korn Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Korn
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Korn within the UK over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

Korn Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Korn
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Korn within the UK over the 3 months to 24 October 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 -31 116 £400 -3.90% 17
London +8 60 £420 -9.18% 8
South East -52 31 £300 -25.46% 5
Berkshire -14 18 £300 -20.00% 3
Reading -5 12 £300 -25.00% 1
City of London +11 10 £520 +15.55% 3
Hampshire -21 10 £433 +5.81% 2
East of England - 10 £375 - 1
South West -26 9 £375 -
Cambridgeshire - 8 - -
Dorset - 8 £375 -
Poole - 7 £375 -
Scotland -8 4 £413 +13.79%
Feltham - 4 £275 -
West Midlands -20 3 £338 +21.62% 2
Basingstoke +3 2 - - 1
Watford - 2 £375 -
Wales - 2 £375 -
South Wales - 2 £375 -
Hertfordshire - 2 £375 -
Middlesex - 2 £259 -
Edinburgh -3 1 £375 -
Birmingham -7 1 £338 -
Gloucestershire - 1 £300 -
North West - - - -
Somerset - - - -
Surrey - - - -
Warwickshire - - - - 1
Essex - - - -
Cheshire - - - -

Korn
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

1 158 (67.52%) UNIX
2 146 (62.39%) Linux
3 136 (58.12%) Perl
4 116 (49.57%) Oracle
5 109 (46.58%) Shell Script
6 101 (43.16%) Bash Shell
7 92 (39.32%) SQL
8 89 (38.03%) Windows
9 82 (35.04%) Red Hat
10 78 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 63 (26.92%) Finance
12 59 (25.21%) Java
13 57 (24.36%) Banking
14 52 (22.22%) Solaris
15 41 (17.52%) Apache
15 41 (17.52%) IBM
16 40 (17.09%) PL/SQL
16 40 (17.09%) Migration
17 39 (16.67%) WebLogic
18 37 (15.81%) SAN
19 36 (15.38%) HP
20 35 (14.96%) SQL Server
20 35 (14.96%) AIX
20 35 (14.96%) Web Services
21 33 (14.10%) VMware
22 32 (13.68%) Sun
22 32 (13.68%) DNS
23 31 (13.25%) WebSphere
24 30 (12.82%) Investment Banking
24 30 (12.82%) Sybase

Korn
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 41 (17.52%) Apache
2 39 (16.67%) WebLogic
3 31 (13.25%) WebSphere
4 27 (11.54%) Tomcat
5 21 (8.97%) JBoss
6 20 (8.55%) SharePoint
7 13 (5.56%) WebSphere Application Server
8 11 (4.70%) IIS
9 10 (4.27%) Documentum
10 9 (3.85%) IBM HTTP Server
11 7 (2.99%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 4 (1.71%) Oracle Workflow
12 4 (1.71%) SharePoint 2010
12 4 (1.71%) SharePoint 2013
13 2 (0.85%) Oracle Service Bus
13 2 (0.85%) CMS
13 2 (0.85%) AquaLogic
14 1 (0.43%) PowerExchange
Applications
1 18 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 9 (3.85%) MS Office
3 8 (3.42%) MS PowerPoint
3 8 (3.42%) Spreadsheet
4 7 (2.99%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 9 (3.85%) Oracle Applications
2 7 (2.99%) Oracle EBS R12
3 6 (2.56%) Oracle EBS
4 5 (2.14%) Maximo
5 3 (1.28%) WebTrends
6 2 (0.85%) Oracle General Ledger
6 2 (0.85%) Oracle iProcurement
6 2 (0.85%) Oracle Payables
6 2 (0.85%) Oracle Assets
6 2 (0.85%) Oracle E-Business Tax
6 2 (0.85%) Oracle Internet Expenses
6 2 (0.85%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
6 2 (0.85%) Oracle FAH
7 1 (0.43%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.28%) SaaS
2 1 (0.43%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 37 (15.81%) SAN
2 32 (13.68%) DNS
3 28 (11.97%) Firewall
4 23 (9.83%) SSH
5 22 (9.40%) HTTPS
6 19 (8.12%) NAS
7 18 (7.69%) SSL
7 18 (7.69%) FTP
8 13 (5.56%) HTTP
8 13 (5.56%) DMZ
9 11 (4.70%) LDAP
10 9 (3.85%) DHCP
10 9 (3.85%) Fibre Channel
10 9 (3.85%) TCP/IP
11 7 (2.99%) OpenLDAP
12 5 (2.14%) PuTTY
12 5 (2.14%) WAN
13 4 (1.71%) LAN
14 2 (0.85%) ATM
14 2 (0.85%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (14.96%) SQL Server
2 23 (9.83%) Oracle Database
3 20 (8.55%) Relational Database
4 14 (5.98%) Oracle Database 10g
5 13 (5.56%) Oracle Database 11g
6 12 (5.13%) RDBMS
6 12 (5.13%) DB2
7 11 (4.70%) SQLPlus
8 10 (4.27%) Oracle Discoverer
8 10 (4.27%) SQL Server 2008
9 8 (3.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 7 (2.99%) Oracle BI EE
10 7 (2.99%) Oracle Reports
11 6 (2.56%) Ingres
11 6 (2.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 6 (2.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 5 (2.14%) JasperReports
12 5 (2.14%) Data Warehouse
13 4 (1.71%) MySQL
13 4 (1.71%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 16 (6.84%) Oracle Forms
2 14 (5.98%) JIRA
3 11 (4.70%) Maven
3 11 (4.70%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 8 (3.42%) Jenkins
4 8 (3.42%) Git (software)
5 7 (2.99%) Subversion
5 7 (2.99%) JUnit
6 6 (2.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 6 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (2.14%) PHPUnit
7 5 (2.14%) Toad
7 5 (2.14%) Mockito
7 5 (2.14%) GCC
8 4 (1.71%) Introscope
9 3 (1.28%) SoapUI
10 2 (0.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 2 (0.85%) TeamCity
10 2 (0.85%) CruiseControl
10 2 (0.85%) Ant
General
1 63 (26.92%) Finance
2 57 (24.36%) Banking
3 30 (12.82%) Investment Banking
4 9 (3.85%) Manufacturing
5 7 (2.99%) Retail
5 7 (2.99%) Front Office
6 6 (2.56%) Back Office
7 5 (2.14%) Financial Institution
8 4 (1.71%) Telecoms
9 3 (1.28%) German Language
10 2 (0.85%) General Ledger
10 2 (0.85%) Marketing
11 1 (0.43%) French Language
11 1 (0.43%) International Banking
11 1 (0.43%) Automotive
11 1 (0.43%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 42 (17.95%) Developer
2 38 (16.24%) Administrator
3 36 (15.38%) Analyst
4 29 (12.39%) Applications Support
5 26 (11.11%) DBA
6 23 (9.83%) Systems Administrator
7 20 (8.55%) Java Developer
7 20 (8.55%) Oracle DBA
8 19 (8.12%) Linux Engineer
9 18 (7.69%) UNIX Administrator
10 17 (7.26%) Support Analyst
11 16 (6.84%) UNIX Systems Administrator
12 15 (6.41%) Consultant
13 14 (5.98%) Applications Support Analyst
14 9 (3.85%) WebSphere Administrator
15 8 (3.42%) Middleware Engineer
16 7 (2.99%) Market Data Engineer
16 7 (2.99%) Oracle Analyst
16 7 (2.99%) UNIX Engineer
16 7 (2.99%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (14.96%) Web Services
2 20 (8.55%) XML
2 20 (8.55%) JMS
2 20 (8.55%) Middleware
3 18 (7.69%) Hibernate
3 18 (7.69%) HTML
4 16 (6.84%) .NET
5 14 (5.98%) CSS
6 13 (5.56%) Spring
7 12 (5.13%) JDBC
8 11 (4.70%) J2EE
8 11 (4.70%) CGI
8 11 (4.70%) WebSphere MQ
9 9 (3.85%) Java EE
9 9 (3.85%) FIX Protocol
9 9 (3.85%) jQuery
10 7 (2.99%) Spring Integration
11 6 (2.56%) Laravel
11 6 (2.56%) SOAP
12 5 (2.14%) DAO
Miscellaneous
1 21 (8.97%) Clustering
1 21 (8.97%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (5.13%) Replication
3 10 (4.27%) Credit Risk
4 9 (3.85%) Thin Client
4 9 (3.85%) Fat Client
5 7 (2.99%) Fixed Income
6 6 (2.56%) Equities
6 6 (2.56%) Derivative
7 5 (2.14%) IVR
7 5 (2.14%) N-Tier
7 5 (2.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 5 (2.14%) HACMP
7 5 (2.14%) Wiki
8 3 (1.28%) Symmetrix DMX
8 3 (1.28%) Computer Science
9 2 (0.85%) Mathematics
9 2 (0.85%) Market Risk
9 2 (0.85%) Mainframe
9 2 (0.85%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 158 (67.52%) UNIX
2 146 (62.39%) Linux
3 89 (38.03%) Windows
4 78 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 52 (22.22%) Solaris
6 35 (14.96%) AIX
7 27 (11.54%) Windows Server 2008
8 15 (6.41%) Windows Server 2003
9 12 (5.13%) Windows 7
10 9 (3.85%) SUSE
10 9 (3.85%) HPUX
11 8 (3.42%) Windows XP
12 7 (2.99%) VMS
13 6 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
14 3 (1.28%) NetWare
14 3 (1.28%) Oracle Linux
14 3 (1.28%) CentOS
15 2 (0.85%) Debian
15 2 (0.85%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (17.09%) Migration
2 24 (10.26%) ITIL
2 24 (10.26%) Unit Testing
3 19 (8.12%) Change Management
4 16 (6.84%) Business Intelligence
5 15 (6.41%) Change Control
6 13 (5.56%) Configuration Management
6 13 (5.56%) OO
7 11 (4.70%) SOA
7 11 (4.70%) Quality Management
7 11 (4.70%) Validation
7 11 (4.70%) ITIL V2
8 10 (4.27%) E-business
8 10 (4.27%) Business Analysis
9 9 (3.85%) Incident Management
9 9 (3.85%) Project Management
9 9 (3.85%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (3.42%) Problem Management
10 8 (3.42%) Low Latency
10 8 (3.42%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 136 (58.12%) Perl
2 109 (46.58%) Shell Script
3 101 (43.16%) Bash Shell
4 92 (39.32%) SQL
5 59 (25.21%) Java
6 40 (17.09%) PL/SQL
7 28 (11.97%) C
7 28 (11.97%) Python
8 27 (11.54%) C-shell
9 21 (8.97%) T-SQL
10 20 (8.55%) AWK
11 18 (7.69%) Bourne shell
12 17 (7.26%) Jython
12 17 (7.26%) JavaScript
12 17 (7.26%) C++
13 16 (6.84%) sed
14 15 (6.41%) PHP
15 11 (4.70%) VB
16 9 (3.85%) PowerShell
17 8 (3.42%) SQR
Qualifications
1 17 (7.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (4.70%) Security Cleared
3 6 (2.56%) SC Cleared
3 6 (2.56%) HNC
3 6 (2.56%) MCSE
3 6 (2.56%) CCA
3 6 (2.56%) Citrix Certification
4 4 (1.71%) Degree
5 2 (0.85%) RHCT
5 2 (0.85%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (0.85%) Oracle Certification
5 2 (0.85%) RHCE
6 1 (0.43%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.56%) SLA
2 2 (0.85%) COBIT
2 2 (0.85%) QA
3 1 (0.43%) Data Quality
System Software
1 29 (12.39%) NFS
2 26 (11.11%) Active Directory
3 20 (8.55%) VMware Infrastructure
4 19 (8.12%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 16 (6.84%) Oracle RAC
6 11 (4.70%) Oracle RMAN
7 6 (2.56%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 5 (2.14%) OpenSSH
8 5 (2.14%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 4 (1.71%) Hyper-V
10 3 (1.28%) Xen
10 3 (1.28%) GPFS
11 2 (0.85%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (0.85%) ISA Server
11 2 (0.85%) Samba
11 2 (0.85%) Firmware
12 1 (0.43%) Cygwin
12 1 (0.43%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 20 (8.55%) Puppet
2 16 (6.84%) Tivoli
3 14 (5.98%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 13 (5.56%) NetBackup
5 11 (4.70%) Nagios
6 8 (3.42%) Data Guard
7 6 (2.56%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 4 (1.71%) CA Wily
9 3 (1.28%) Cobbler
9 3 (1.28%) Tivoli Monitoring
10 2 (0.85%) OpenView
10 2 (0.85%) Control-M
10 2 (0.85%) ZABBIX
10 2 (0.85%) SCOM
10 2 (0.85%) HP Quality Center
10 2 (0.85%) nmon
11 1 (0.43%) CFEngine
11 1 (0.43%) Red Hat Spacewalk
11 1 (0.43%) HP Data Protector
11 1 (0.43%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 116 (49.57%) Oracle
2 82 (35.04%) Red Hat
3 41 (17.52%) IBM
4 36 (15.38%) HP
5 33 (14.10%) VMware
6 32 (13.68%) Sun
7 30 (12.82%) Sybase
8 23 (9.83%) EMC
9 22 (9.40%) Microsoft
10 18 (7.69%) Veritas
11 10 (4.27%) Citrix
12 9 (3.85%) Isilon
13 7 (2.99%) Trayport
14 6 (2.56%) MarketAxess
15 5 (2.14%) SAP
16 4 (1.71%) Business Objects
16 4 (1.71%) 3PAR
16 4 (1.71%) Symantec
17 3 (1.28%) Alias
17 3 (1.28%) Reuters
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