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 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Korn shell (ksh)
Rank 472 464 432
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -32
Contract jobs citing Korn 120 107 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.22% 0.21% 0.26%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.58% 0.55% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 56 81
Average daily rate
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£375 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £262 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £500 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £328
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +10.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 1
Average hourly rate £35.00 £23.57 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.49% -41.07%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £23.57 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+48.49% -41.07%

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
20685 19299 18387
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 38.14% 37.70% 37.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 14073 12258 11255
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 443 559 731
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 £16.00 £14.29 £16.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.18 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.59% -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 24 December 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 December 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 December 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 -9 113 £377 -5.79% 7
London +35 56 £414 -7.93% 5
South East -38 33 £400 +14.28% 2
Hampshire -13 21 £425 +19.29%
East of England -3 9 £375 -7.40%
Feltham - 7 £272 -
City of London +5 6 £523 +4.50% 4
West Midlands -2 5 £360 +29.72%
Berkshire -19 5 £300 -20.00% 2
South West -29 5 £375 -7.40%
Reading +13 4 £300 -25.92% 1
Basingstoke - 4 £425 -
Wales - 4 £325 -
South Wales - 4 £325 -
Hertfordshire +8 2 £375 -7.40%
Birmingham - 2 £360 -
Dorset - 2 £375 -
Poole - 2 £375 -
Watford - 2 £375 -
Scotland -13 1 £450 +34.32%
Glasgow - 1 £450 -
Leicester - - - -
Newport - - - -
Bracknell - - - -
Coventry - - - -
Cwmbran - - - -
Edinburgh - - - -
Essex - - - -
Rickmansworth - - - -
Southampton - - - -

Korn
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 149 (64.50%) UNIX
2 128 (55.41%) Linux
3 124 (53.68%) Perl
4 120 (51.95%) Shell Script
5 109 (47.19%) Oracle
6 93 (40.26%) Bash Shell
7 85 (36.80%) SQL
8 78 (33.77%) Windows
9 68 (29.44%) Red Hat
10 56 (24.24%) AIX
11 54 (23.38%) Banking
11 54 (23.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 53 (22.94%) Finance
13 49 (21.21%) Solaris
14 47 (20.35%) Java
14 47 (20.35%) VMware
15 42 (18.18%) SQL Server
16 41 (17.75%) IBM
17 40 (17.32%) SAN
18 39 (16.88%) Web Services
19 37 (16.02%) Relational Database
20 36 (15.58%) PL/SQL
20 36 (15.58%) DNS
20 36 (15.58%) Migration
21 35 (15.15%) Clustering
22 32 (13.85%) HP
22 32 (13.85%) Sybase
22 32 (13.85%) Apache
22 32 (13.85%) Windows Server 2008
23 30 (12.99%) Investment Banking

Korn
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 32 (13.85%) Apache
2 29 (12.55%) WebLogic
3 27 (11.69%) WebSphere
4 26 (11.26%) SharePoint
5 25 (10.82%) Tomcat
6 17 (7.36%) JBoss
7 11 (4.76%) IIS
8 10 (4.33%) WebSphere Application Server
8 10 (4.33%) IBM HTTP Server
9 9 (3.90%) OpenStack
9 9 (3.90%) Cloud Foundry
10 7 (3.03%) Documentum
10 7 (3.03%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 4 (1.73%) SharePoint 2013
11 4 (1.73%) SharePoint 2010
12 2 (0.87%) CMS
13 1 (0.43%) Oracle Workflow
13 1 (0.43%) Oracle Service Bus
13 1 (0.43%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 23 (9.96%) MS Excel
2 12 (5.19%) MS Office
3 8 (3.46%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (3.03%) MS Project
5 4 (1.73%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (2.60%) Maximo
2 4 (1.73%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (1.30%) Oracle Applications
3 3 (1.30%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.43%) RMDS
4 1 (0.43%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.43%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.90%) PaaS
1 9 (3.90%) Heroku
1 9 (3.90%) Engine Yard
1 9 (3.90%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.73%) SaaS
3 1 (0.43%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 40 (17.32%) SAN
2 36 (15.58%) DNS
3 27 (11.69%) Firewall
4 21 (9.09%) SSH
5 20 (8.66%) TCP/IP
6 16 (6.93%) HTTPS
7 15 (6.49%) SSL
8 11 (4.76%) VLAN
8 11 (4.76%) NAS
9 10 (4.33%) FTP
9 10 (4.33%) HTTP
10 9 (3.90%) DHCP
10 9 (3.90%) DMZ
11 5 (2.16%) PuTTY
12 4 (1.73%) LDAP
13 3 (1.30%) WAN
13 3 (1.30%) OpenLDAP
13 3 (1.30%) Fibre Channel
14 2 (0.87%) ATM
14 2 (0.87%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 37 (16.02%) Relational Database
3 28 (12.12%) Oracle Database
4 26 (11.26%) RDBMS
5 20 (8.66%) Oracle Database 11g
6 19 (8.23%) Oracle Database 10g
7 18 (7.79%) DB2
8 14 (6.06%) Oracle Reports
9 13 (5.63%) MySQL
9 13 (5.63%) SQL Server 2008
10 12 (5.19%) SQLPlus
11 10 (4.33%) MongoDB
11 10 (4.33%) Apache Cassandra
11 10 (4.33%) NoSQL
12 7 (3.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 7 (3.03%) SQL Server 2005
13 6 (2.60%) Ingres
14 5 (2.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 5 (2.16%) JasperReports
14 5 (2.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 22 (9.52%) JIRA
2 17 (7.36%) Subversion
2 17 (7.36%) Jenkins
3 16 (6.93%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 11 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
4 11 (4.76%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 9 (3.90%) Toad
6 7 (3.03%) Oracle Forms
6 7 (3.03%) Git (software)
7 6 (2.60%) JUnit
7 6 (2.60%) Mockito
8 5 (2.16%) GCC
8 5 (2.16%) PHPUnit
8 5 (2.16%) Maven
9 3 (1.30%) ClearCase
10 2 (0.87%) PowerDesigner
10 2 (0.87%) ERwin
10 2 (0.87%) Ant
10 2 (0.87%) ClearQuest
10 2 (0.87%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 54 (23.38%) Banking
2 53 (22.94%) Finance
3 30 (12.99%) Investment Banking
4 8 (3.46%) Manufacturing
5 7 (3.03%) Front Office
6 6 (2.60%) Telecoms
6 6 (2.60%) Retail
7 5 (2.16%) Back Office
8 3 (1.30%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.87%) German Language
10 1 (0.43%) International Banking
10 1 (0.43%) French Language
10 1 (0.43%) Advertising
10 1 (0.43%) Legal
Job Titles
1 40 (17.32%) Analyst
2 36 (15.58%) Developer
3 34 (14.72%) Administrator
4 33 (14.29%) DBA
5 32 (13.85%) Applications Support
6 27 (11.69%) Oracle DBA
7 23 (9.96%) Support Analyst
8 19 (8.23%) UNIX Administrator
9 17 (7.36%) Systems Administrator
10 16 (6.93%) Applications Support Analyst
10 16 (6.93%) Linux Engineer
11 15 (6.49%) UNIX Systems Administrator
11 15 (6.49%) Java Developer
12 14 (6.06%) Consultant
13 9 (3.90%) Systems Engineer
13 9 (3.90%) DevOps Engineer
13 9 (3.90%) Senior DevOps Engineer
14 8 (3.46%) Middleware Engineer
14 8 (3.46%) SQL DBA
15 7 (3.03%) UNIX Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (16.88%) Web Services
2 22 (9.52%) HTML
3 19 (8.23%) JMS
4 18 (7.79%) CSS
5 14 (6.06%) Middleware
6 13 (5.63%) jQuery
7 12 (5.19%) FIX Protocol
7 12 (5.19%) CGI
7 12 (5.19%) Hibernate
8 11 (4.76%) XML
9 10 (4.33%) .NET
9 10 (4.33%) MCollective
10 7 (3.03%) Java EE
10 7 (3.03%) Spring
11 6 (2.60%) JDBC
11 6 (2.60%) Laravel
12 5 (2.16%) Spring Integration
12 5 (2.16%) J2EE
12 5 (2.16%) DAO
12 5 (2.16%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 35 (15.15%) Clustering
2 22 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (5.63%) Replication
4 12 (5.19%) Wiki
5 11 (4.76%) Computer Science
6 10 (4.33%) Symmetrix DMX
6 10 (4.33%) Device Driver
6 10 (4.33%) Derivative
7 9 (3.90%) Thin Client
7 9 (3.90%) Fat Client
8 7 (3.03%) Equities
8 7 (3.03%) Credit Risk
9 6 (2.60%) Fixed Income
10 5 (2.16%) N-Tier
10 5 (2.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 5 (2.16%) HACMP
10 5 (2.16%) IVR
11 3 (1.30%) Mathematics
12 2 (0.87%) Market Risk
12 2 (0.87%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 149 (64.50%) UNIX
2 128 (55.41%) Linux
3 78 (33.77%) Windows
4 56 (24.24%) AIX
5 54 (23.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 49 (21.21%) Solaris
7 32 (13.85%) Windows Server 2008
8 16 (6.93%) SUSE
8 16 (6.93%) HPUX
9 13 (5.63%) Windows Server 2003
9 13 (5.63%) CentOS
10 12 (5.19%) Ubuntu
11 9 (3.90%) Windows 7
12 7 (3.03%) VMS
13 4 (1.73%) Windows Server 2012
13 4 (1.73%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 3 (1.30%) NetWare
14 3 (1.30%) Windows XP
15 2 (0.87%) Debian
16 1 (0.43%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (15.58%) Migration
2 26 (11.26%) ITIL
3 22 (9.52%) Performance Tuning
4 20 (8.66%) Unit Testing
5 18 (7.79%) Change Management
6 16 (6.93%) Change Control
7 15 (6.49%) OO
7 15 (6.49%) DevOps
8 12 (5.19%) Configuration Management
9 11 (4.76%) Validation
9 11 (4.76%) Quality Management
9 11 (4.76%) ITIL V2
9 11 (4.76%) Release Management
9 11 (4.76%) Performance Monitoring
10 10 (4.33%) Load Balancing
11 9 (3.90%) Service Delivery
12 8 (3.46%) Project Management
12 8 (3.46%) Incident Management
12 8 (3.46%) Problem Management
13 7 (3.03%) Electronic Trading
Programming Languages
1 124 (53.68%) Perl
2 120 (51.95%) Shell Script
3 93 (40.26%) Bash Shell
4 85 (36.80%) SQL
5 47 (20.35%) Java
6 36 (15.58%) PL/SQL
7 27 (11.69%) Python
8 26 (11.26%) C
9 21 (9.09%) T-SQL
9 21 (9.09%) C-shell
10 20 (8.66%) JavaScript
11 16 (6.93%) Bourne shell
11 16 (6.93%) Jython
12 15 (6.49%) C++
13 13 (5.63%) PHP
13 13 (5.63%) Ruby
14 11 (4.76%) AWK
15 10 (4.33%) VB
15 10 (4.33%) sed
16 8 (3.46%) C#
Qualifications
1 17 (7.36%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (4.76%) Security Cleared
3 7 (3.03%) Degree
4 6 (2.60%) HNC
4 6 (2.60%) MCSE
4 6 (2.60%) CCA
4 6 (2.60%) Citrix Certification
5 4 (1.73%) SC Cleared
6 3 (1.30%) Oracle Certification
6 3 (1.30%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.87%) RHCT
7 2 (0.87%) RHCE
7 2 (0.87%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.19%) SLA
1 12 (5.19%) QA
System Software
1 23 (9.96%) NFS
1 23 (9.96%) Active Directory
2 22 (9.52%) Oracle RMAN
3 20 (8.66%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 16 (6.93%) Oracle RAC
5 14 (6.06%) VMware Infrastructure
6 11 (4.76%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 7 (3.03%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 5 (2.16%) GPFS
8 5 (2.16%) OpenSSH
9 3 (1.30%) PowerHA
9 3 (1.30%) Samba
10 2 (0.87%) ISA Server
10 2 (0.87%) Firmware
10 2 (0.87%) Hyper-V
11 1 (0.43%) Tivoli Directory Server
11 1 (0.43%) Cygwin
Systems Management
1 27 (11.69%) Puppet
2 21 (9.09%) Nagios
3 19 (8.23%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 16 (6.93%) Tivoli
5 13 (5.63%) NetBackup
6 12 (5.19%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 12 (5.19%) Data Guard
7 10 (4.33%) Cobbler
8 9 (3.90%) collectd
9 4 (1.73%) Control-M
9 4 (1.73%) Tivoli Monitoring
10 2 (0.87%) Veritas Storage Foundation
10 2 (0.87%) ZABBIX
10 2 (0.87%) HP Quality Center
10 2 (0.87%) YaST
11 1 (0.43%) Capistrano
11 1 (0.43%) CFEngine
11 1 (0.43%) Red Hat Spacewalk
11 1 (0.43%) Zenoss
11 1 (0.43%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 109 (47.19%) Oracle
2 68 (29.44%) Red Hat
3 47 (20.35%) VMware
4 41 (17.75%) IBM
5 32 (13.85%) HP
5 32 (13.85%) Sybase
6 29 (12.55%) Microsoft
6 29 (12.55%) Sun
7 26 (11.26%) EMC
8 23 (9.96%) Veritas
9 9 (3.90%) Remedy
9 9 (3.90%) Isilon
9 9 (3.90%) Citrix
10 7 (3.03%) Trayport
11 6 (2.60%) Symantec
11 6 (2.60%) MarketAxess
11 6 (2.60%) Business Objects
12 5 (2.16%) 3PAR
13 4 (1.73%) SAP
13 4 (1.73%) NetApp