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 23 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Korn shell (ksh)
Rank 503 426 509
Rank change year-on-year
-77 +83
Contract jobs citing Korn 111 153 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.29% 0.16%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.52% 0.75% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 56 54
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£400 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £350 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £331 £363 £338
% change year-on-year
-8.62% +7.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £57.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £57.50 - -

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
21221 20494 21640
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 36.72% 38.88% 37.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 13638 13017 12799
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 £568 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 415 548 770
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 £15.00 £17.14
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%

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 23 September 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
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 23 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -67 93 £420 -1.46% 18
London +4 50 £420 -16.00% 10
South East -47 31 £388 +10.71% 4
Hampshire -11 18 £438 +8.02%
Berkshire -25 13 £300 -7.69% 2
City of London +8 11 £385 -23.00% 5
Reading -10 8 £300 -
Scotland -14 7 £425 +11.47%
South West - 7 £325 -
Glasgow -18 4 £425 +17.24%
Basingstoke +16 3 - -
Edinburgh -4 2 £350 -
West Midlands -16 2 £338 - 2
South Wales - 2 £375 -
Wales - 2 £375 -
Birmingham -5 1 £338 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 - -
Gloucestershire - 1 £300 -
East of England - 1 - -
Torfaen - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
Merseyside - - - -
North West - - - - 1
Hertfordshire - - - -
Leicestershire - - - -
Middlesex - - - -
Somerset - - - -
Surrey - - - -
Cheshire - - - -
Essex - - - -

Korn
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 September 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.

1 150 (67.87%) UNIX
2 136 (61.54%) Linux
3 135 (61.09%) Perl
4 107 (48.42%) Oracle
5 103 (46.61%) Shell Script
6 97 (43.89%) Bash Shell
7 83 (37.56%) SQL
8 82 (37.10%) Red Hat
9 75 (33.94%) Windows
10 73 (33.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 58 (26.24%) Solaris
12 57 (25.79%) Java
13 55 (24.89%) Finance
14 47 (21.27%) IBM
15 45 (20.36%) Apache
16 43 (19.46%) Banking
17 42 (19.00%) WebLogic
18 38 (17.19%) PL/SQL
18 38 (17.19%) HP
19 37 (16.74%) SAN
20 36 (16.29%) AIX
21 35 (15.84%) Python
21 35 (15.84%) WebSphere
22 34 (15.38%) Web Services
23 31 (14.03%) DNS
24 30 (13.57%) VMware
25 29 (13.12%) C
25 29 (13.12%) SQL Server
26 28 (12.67%) NFS
26 28 (12.67%) Sun

Korn
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 45 (20.36%) Apache
2 42 (19.00%) WebLogic
3 35 (15.84%) WebSphere
4 22 (9.95%) Tomcat
5 17 (7.69%) SharePoint
5 17 (7.69%) WebSphere Application Server
6 10 (4.52%) IIS
7 9 (4.07%) Documentum
8 8 (3.62%) IBM HTTP Server
9 6 (2.71%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 4 (1.81%) SharePoint 2010
10 4 (1.81%) Oracle Workflow
10 4 (1.81%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (0.90%) Tuxedo
11 2 (0.90%) MQSeries
11 2 (0.90%) AquaLogic
11 2 (0.90%) SharePoint Server
11 2 (0.90%) Oracle Service Bus
11 2 (0.90%) CMS
12 1 (0.45%) PowerExchange
Applications
1 12 (5.43%) MS Excel
2 8 (3.62%) MS PowerPoint
3 7 (3.17%) MS Project
4 6 (2.71%) Spreadsheet
5 4 (1.81%) MS Office
6 1 (0.45%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (5.43%) Oracle Applications
2 9 (4.07%) Oracle EBS R12
3 7 (3.17%) Maximo
4 6 (2.71%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (1.36%) WebTrends
6 2 (0.90%) Oracle General Ledger
6 2 (0.90%) Oracle iProcurement
6 2 (0.90%) Oracle Payables
6 2 (0.90%) Oracle Assets
6 2 (0.90%) Oracle E-Business Tax
6 2 (0.90%) Oracle Internet Expenses
6 2 (0.90%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
6 2 (0.90%) Oracle FAH
7 1 (0.45%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.36%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 37 (16.74%) SAN
2 31 (14.03%) DNS
3 24 (10.86%) SSH
4 23 (10.41%) Firewall
5 22 (9.95%) SSL
6 20 (9.05%) HTTP
7 19 (8.60%) LDAP
8 15 (6.79%) HTTPS
8 15 (6.79%) TCP/IP
9 13 (5.88%) FTP
10 12 (5.43%) NAS
11 11 (4.98%) Fibre Channel
11 11 (4.98%) DHCP
12 8 (3.62%) WAN
12 8 (3.62%) OpenLDAP
13 7 (3.17%) LAN
14 6 (2.71%) DMZ
15 5 (2.26%) iSCSI
16 3 (1.36%) IMAP
16 3 (1.36%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (13.12%) SQL Server
2 26 (11.76%) Oracle Database
3 15 (6.79%) SQLPlus
3 15 (6.79%) Oracle Database 10g
4 13 (5.88%) Oracle Discoverer
4 13 (5.88%) Oracle Database 11g
5 11 (4.98%) Relational Database
6 9 (4.07%) MySQL
6 9 (4.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 9 (4.07%) Oracle BI EE
7 8 (3.62%) DB2
8 7 (3.17%) Oracle Reports
8 7 (3.17%) RDBMS
8 7 (3.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 7 (3.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 5 (2.26%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (1.81%) Ingres
10 4 (1.81%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 4 (1.81%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 3 (1.36%) JasperReports
Development Applications
1 19 (8.60%) Oracle Forms
2 13 (5.88%) Maven
3 10 (4.52%) Git (software)
4 9 (4.07%) Subversion
4 9 (4.07%) JIRA
5 8 (3.62%) Jenkins
6 7 (3.17%) Introscope
7 6 (2.71%) JUnit
7 6 (2.71%) Toad
7 6 (2.71%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 4 (1.81%) GCC
9 3 (1.36%) SoapUI
9 3 (1.36%) PHPUnit
9 3 (1.36%) TeamCity
9 3 (1.36%) CruiseControl
9 3 (1.36%) Mockito
9 3 (1.36%) ClearCase
10 2 (0.90%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 2 (0.90%) Eclipse
10 2 (0.90%) IntelliJ
General
1 55 (24.89%) Finance
2 43 (19.46%) Banking
3 22 (9.95%) Investment Banking
4 7 (3.17%) Retail
5 6 (2.71%) Financial Institution
5 6 (2.71%) Manufacturing
6 5 (2.26%) Front Office
7 4 (1.81%) Back Office
7 4 (1.81%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.90%) General Ledger
8 2 (0.90%) Marketing
8 2 (0.90%) German Language
9 1 (0.45%) International Banking
9 1 (0.45%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 39 (17.65%) Developer
1 39 (17.65%) Administrator
2 27 (12.22%) DBA
3 25 (11.31%) Systems Administrator
3 25 (11.31%) Analyst
4 21 (9.50%) Oracle DBA
5 18 (8.14%) Linux Engineer
6 17 (7.69%) Java Developer
7 16 (7.24%) Applications Support
8 15 (6.79%) UNIX Administrator
9 14 (6.33%) UNIX Systems Administrator
10 11 (4.98%) WebSphere Administrator
10 11 (4.98%) Support Analyst
10 11 (4.98%) Consultant
11 9 (4.07%) Applications Support Analyst
11 9 (4.07%) UNIX Engineer
12 8 (3.62%) Support Engineer
12 8 (3.62%) Linux Administrator
12 8 (3.62%) Automation Engineer
13 7 (3.17%) Middleware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (15.38%) Web Services
2 25 (11.31%) XML
3 24 (10.86%) Middleware
4 18 (8.14%) Hibernate
5 17 (7.69%) JMS
5 17 (7.69%) J2EE
6 15 (6.79%) Spring
7 13 (5.88%) .NET
7 13 (5.88%) JDBC
7 13 (5.88%) WebSphere MQ
8 11 (4.98%) HTML
9 9 (4.07%) SOAP
10 8 (3.62%) Java EE
10 8 (3.62%) Spring Integration
11 6 (2.71%) FIX Protocol
11 6 (2.71%) CGI
12 5 (2.26%) CSS
12 5 (2.26%) JSON
12 5 (2.26%) JNDI
13 4 (1.81%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 18 (8.14%) Clustering
2 14 (6.33%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (5.88%) Replication
4 12 (5.43%) Credit Risk
5 8 (3.62%) Fat Client
5 8 (3.62%) Thin Client
6 6 (2.71%) Fixed Income
7 5 (2.26%) HACMP
8 4 (1.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 4 (1.81%) Equities
8 4 (1.81%) IVR
8 4 (1.81%) Open Source
9 3 (1.36%) N-Tier
9 3 (1.36%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.90%) Firmware
10 2 (0.90%) Mainframe
10 2 (0.90%) Derivative
10 2 (0.90%) Mathematics
10 2 (0.90%) Computer Science
10 2 (0.90%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 150 (67.87%) UNIX
2 136 (61.54%) Linux
3 75 (33.94%) Windows
4 73 (33.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 58 (26.24%) Solaris
6 36 (16.29%) AIX
7 18 (8.14%) Windows Server 2008
8 14 (6.33%) Windows Server 2003
9 11 (4.98%) Windows 7
10 10 (4.52%) HPUX
11 9 (4.07%) Windows XP
12 6 (2.71%) SUSE
12 6 (2.71%) Oracle Linux
12 6 (2.71%) Windows Server 2012
13 5 (2.26%) Debian
13 5 (2.26%) VMS
14 3 (1.36%) NetWare
14 3 (1.36%) Ubuntu
15 2 (0.90%) Android
16 1 (0.45%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (9.05%) ITIL
1 20 (9.05%) Migration
2 19 (8.60%) Business Intelligence
3 18 (8.14%) Change Management
4 15 (6.79%) SOA
5 13 (5.88%) E-business
5 13 (5.88%) Unit Testing
6 10 (4.52%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (4.52%) ITIL V2
6 10 (4.52%) Performance Tuning
6 10 (4.52%) Configuration Management
6 10 (4.52%) Quality Management
6 10 (4.52%) OO
7 9 (4.07%) Project Management
7 9 (4.07%) Incident Management
8 8 (3.62%) Problem Management
8 8 (3.62%) Change Control
9 7 (3.17%) Electronic Trading
9 7 (3.17%) Workflow
10 6 (2.71%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 135 (61.09%) Perl
2 103 (46.61%) Shell Script
3 97 (43.89%) Bash Shell
4 83 (37.56%) SQL
5 57 (25.79%) Java
6 38 (17.19%) PL/SQL
7 35 (15.84%) Python
8 29 (13.12%) C
9 27 (12.22%) C-shell
10 20 (9.05%) T-SQL
11 19 (8.60%) Bourne shell
12 18 (8.14%) Jython
13 17 (7.69%) C++
13 17 (7.69%) PHP
14 15 (6.79%) AWK
15 11 (4.98%) VB
16 9 (4.07%) JavaScript
16 9 (4.07%) SQR
17 8 (3.62%) PowerShell
17 8 (3.62%) sed
Qualifications
1 15 (6.79%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (5.43%) Security Cleared
3 10 (4.52%) SC Cleared
4 5 (2.26%) HNC
4 5 (2.26%) MCSE
4 5 (2.26%) CCA
4 5 (2.26%) Citrix Certification
5 2 (0.90%) Oracle Certification
5 2 (0.90%) RHCE
5 2 (0.90%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (0.90%) RHCT
5 2 (0.90%) Degree
6 1 (0.45%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.45%) Server+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.36%) QA
2 2 (0.90%) COBIT
3 1 (0.45%) SLA
3 1 (0.45%) Data Quality
System Software
1 28 (12.67%) NFS
2 26 (11.76%) Active Directory
3 19 (8.60%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (7.24%) Oracle RAC
5 13 (5.88%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 11 (4.98%) Oracle RMAN
7 9 (4.07%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 6 (2.71%) Xen
9 4 (1.81%) OpenSSH
9 4 (1.81%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 3 (1.36%) Sendmail
10 3 (1.36%) Dovecot
10 3 (1.36%) KVM
10 3 (1.36%) GPFS
10 3 (1.36%) Squid
11 2 (0.90%) ISA Server
11 2 (0.90%) Samba
11 2 (0.90%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (0.90%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 24 (10.86%) Tivoli
2 22 (9.95%) Puppet
3 19 (8.60%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 13 (5.88%) Nagios
5 10 (4.52%) NetBackup
6 9 (4.07%) Data Guard
7 8 (3.62%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 6 (2.71%) Cobbler
8 6 (2.71%) CA Wily
9 3 (1.36%) HAProxy
10 2 (0.90%) nmon
10 2 (0.90%) OpenView
10 2 (0.90%) Tivoli Monitoring
10 2 (0.90%) ZABBIX
10 2 (0.90%) SCOM
10 2 (0.90%) Control-M
10 2 (0.90%) HP Quality Center
11 1 (0.45%) CFEngine
11 1 (0.45%) Red Hat Spacewalk
11 1 (0.45%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 107 (48.42%) Oracle
2 82 (37.10%) Red Hat
3 47 (21.27%) IBM
4 38 (17.19%) HP
5 30 (13.57%) VMware
6 28 (12.67%) Sun
7 23 (10.41%) Sybase
8 21 (9.50%) JBoss
8 21 (9.50%) EMC
9 17 (7.69%) Microsoft
10 14 (6.33%) Veritas
11 9 (4.07%) Citrix
12 8 (3.62%) Isilon
13 7 (3.17%) Trayport
14 6 (2.71%) MarketAxess
15 5 (2.26%) Dell
15 5 (2.26%) SAP
15 5 (2.26%) Cisco
16 4 (1.81%) Compaq
16 4 (1.81%) Hitachi
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