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 7 July 2015 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Korn shell (ksh)
Rank 514 491 481
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -10
Contract jobs citing Korn 99 105 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.20% 0.20%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.47% 0.53% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 51 50
Average daily rate
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£425 £400 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £310 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £503
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £425
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £35.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%

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
20864 19760 18972
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 38.05% 37.34% 37.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 14000 12753 11633
Average daily rate £400 £388 £392
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -1.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 437 403 601
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.03 £16.50 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £51.00 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%

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 7 July 2015.

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 7 July 2015. 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 -22 91 £425 +6.25% 7
London +1 45 £450 -14.28% 5
South East -20 33 £470 +17.50% 1
Hampshire -1 19 £440 +13.54%
Milton Keynes +11 9 - -
Buckinghamshire +4 9 - -
City of London -3 9 £450 -14.28% 1
Havant -1 8 £406 -6.60%
Leeds - 7 £385 -
West Yorkshire - 7 £385 -
Yorkshire - 7 £385 -
Scotland 0 6 £365 - 2
Glasgow - 6 £365 - 1
Berkshire +8 3 £500 +19.04%
East of England -4 3 £375 +25.00%
Canary Wharf - 3 £300 -
East Midlands - 3 £325 -
Winchester - 3 - -
Bedfordshire - 3 £375 -
Surrey -3 2 - -
Reading - 2 £500 -
Epsom - 2 - -
Luton - 2 £375 -
Bracknell -7 1 £400 -3.61%
Dunstable - 1 - -
Northamptonshire - 1 - -
Nottinghamshire - 1 - -
Northampton - 1 - -
Nottingham - 1 - -
Docklands, London - 1 - -

Korn
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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.

1 148 (69.81%) UNIX
2 127 (59.91%) Linux
3 111 (52.36%) Perl
4 106 (50.00%) Oracle
5 102 (48.11%) Shell Script
6 95 (44.81%) Bash Shell
7 84 (39.62%) SQL
8 71 (33.49%) Solaris
9 66 (31.13%) Windows
10 64 (30.19%) Red Hat
11 63 (29.72%) Finance
12 61 (28.77%) AIX
13 53 (25.00%) SAN
14 51 (24.06%) Banking
14 51 (24.06%) Relational Database
15 48 (22.64%) IBM
16 47 (22.17%) Java
16 47 (22.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 45 (21.23%) VMware
18 40 (18.87%) Clustering
18 40 (18.87%) SQL Server
18 40 (18.87%) Oracle Database
19 37 (17.45%) Python
20 34 (16.04%) Sybase
21 33 (15.57%) RDBMS
22 31 (14.62%) Investment Banking
22 31 (14.62%) Oracle Database 11g
23 29 (13.68%) C++
24 27 (12.74%) PL/SQL
25 26 (12.26%) DB2

Korn
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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 25 (11.79%) WebSphere
2 14 (6.60%) WebLogic
2 14 (6.60%) Tomcat
3 11 (5.19%) JBoss
4 8 (3.77%) OpenStack
5 6 (2.83%) Apache
6 5 (2.36%) IIS
6 5 (2.36%) GlassFish
6 5 (2.36%) WebSphere Application Server
7 4 (1.89%) Oracle Application Server
7 4 (1.89%) Cloud Foundry
7 4 (1.89%) MediaWiki
8 3 (1.42%) Confluence
8 3 (1.42%) iPlanet
9 2 (0.94%) WebLogic Portal
9 2 (0.94%) PowerExchange
9 2 (0.94%) MQSeries
9 2 (0.94%) SharePoint
9 2 (0.94%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.47%) Commerce Server
Applications
1 16 (7.55%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.83%) MS Office
3 2 (0.94%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 10 (4.72%) Maximo
1 10 (4.72%) BusinessWorks
2 4 (1.89%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.89%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (1.42%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 2 (0.94%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.94%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.94%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.47%) ION MarketView
5 1 (0.47%) Markit EDM
5 1 (0.47%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.83%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.36%) IBM SmartCloud
3 4 (1.89%) SaaS
3 4 (1.89%) Heroku
3 4 (1.89%) Engine Yard
4 1 (0.47%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 53 (25.00%) SAN
2 21 (9.91%) TCP/IP
3 19 (8.96%) Fibre Channel
4 16 (7.55%) Firewall
4 16 (7.55%) NAS
5 14 (6.60%) DNS
6 13 (6.13%) VLAN
7 12 (5.66%) WAN
7 12 (5.66%) SSL
8 9 (4.25%) LAN
9 7 (3.30%) LDAP
9 7 (3.30%) HTTP
9 7 (3.30%) SSH
10 3 (1.42%) iSCSI
10 3 (1.42%) FCoE
10 3 (1.42%) FTP
10 3 (1.42%) HTTPS
11 2 (0.94%) Internet
12 1 (0.47%) RTP
12 1 (0.47%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (24.06%) Relational Database
2 40 (18.87%) Oracle Database
2 40 (18.87%) SQL Server
3 33 (15.57%) RDBMS
4 31 (14.62%) Oracle Database 11g
5 26 (12.26%) DB2
6 14 (6.60%) NoSQL
7 11 (5.19%) Oracle Reports
8 10 (4.72%) Oracle Database 10g
8 10 (4.72%) SQL Server 2008
9 9 (4.25%) MongoDB
9 9 (4.25%) Apache Cassandra
9 9 (4.25%) MySQL
10 8 (3.77%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 8 (3.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 7 (3.30%) BODI
11 7 (3.30%) Oracle Database 12c
11 7 (3.30%) Data Mart
11 7 (3.30%) Data Warehouse
12 6 (2.83%) DB2 UDB
Development Applications
1 20 (9.43%) Subversion
2 17 (8.02%) JIRA
3 12 (5.66%) Jenkins
4 7 (3.30%) JUnit
5 6 (2.83%) Maven
6 4 (1.89%) Ant
6 4 (1.89%) Git (software)
6 4 (1.89%) Oracle Forms
6 4 (1.89%) Introscope
6 4 (1.89%) Mockito
7 3 (1.42%) Gerrit
7 3 (1.42%) TeamCity
8 2 (0.94%) Oracle APEX
8 2 (0.94%) ProC
8 2 (0.94%) ClearQuest
8 2 (0.94%) ClearCase
9 1 (0.47%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.47%) CruiseControl
9 1 (0.47%) StarTeam
9 1 (0.47%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 63 (29.72%) Finance
2 51 (24.06%) Banking
3 31 (14.62%) Investment Banking
4 8 (3.77%) Retail
4 8 (3.77%) Telecoms
5 5 (2.36%) Financial Institution
6 4 (1.89%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.42%) Front Office
7 3 (1.42%) Legal
8 1 (0.47%) Back Office
8 1 (0.47%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 47 (22.17%) Administrator
2 37 (17.45%) Developer
3 36 (16.98%) Analyst
4 22 (10.38%) DBA
4 22 (10.38%) Support Analyst
5 18 (8.49%) Systems Administrator
6 14 (6.60%) Oracle DBA
6 14 (6.60%) UNIX Systems Administrator
6 14 (6.60%) UNIX Administrator
7 13 (6.13%) SQL DBA
8 12 (5.66%) Applications Support
9 11 (5.19%) C++ Developer
9 11 (5.19%) DevOps Engineer
10 9 (4.25%) Applications Support Analyst
10 9 (4.25%) Senior Developer
11 8 (3.77%) Java Developer
11 8 (3.77%) Senior C++ Developer
11 8 (3.77%) Senior DevOps Engineer
12 7 (3.30%) UNIX Engineer
12 7 (3.30%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (7.08%) Web Services
1 15 (7.08%) FIX Protocol
2 10 (4.72%) TIBCO EMS
2 10 (4.72%) CGI
2 10 (4.72%) J2EE
3 9 (4.25%) MCollective
4 8 (3.77%) XML
4 8 (3.77%) Middleware
5 6 (2.83%) JMS
5 6 (2.83%) WebSphere MQ
5 6 (2.83%) SOAP
5 6 (2.83%) Moose
5 6 (2.83%) Spring
6 5 (2.36%) JDBC
7 4 (1.89%) JNDI
8 3 (1.42%) JSP
9 2 (0.94%) STL
9 2 (0.94%) HTML
9 2 (0.94%) .NET
10 1 (0.47%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 40 (18.87%) Clustering
2 14 (6.60%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (5.66%) Data Centre
4 10 (4.72%) Credit Risk
5 9 (4.25%) Device Driver
6 8 (3.77%) Fixed Income
6 8 (3.77%) HACMP
6 8 (3.77%) Computer Science
7 7 (3.30%) Derivative
8 5 (2.36%) Grid Computing
9 3 (1.42%) Client/Server
9 3 (1.42%) Equities
9 3 (1.42%) Market Risk
10 2 (0.94%) Mainframe
10 2 (0.94%) EMC Centera
10 2 (0.94%) Enterprise Storage
10 2 (0.94%) SWIFT
11 1 (0.47%) Over-the-Top Content
11 1 (0.47%) Eurex
11 1 (0.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 148 (69.81%) UNIX
2 127 (59.91%) Linux
3 71 (33.49%) Solaris
4 66 (31.13%) Windows
5 61 (28.77%) AIX
6 47 (22.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 24 (11.32%) Windows Server 2008
8 17 (8.02%) Windows Server 2003
9 14 (6.60%) HPUX
10 12 (5.66%) Ubuntu
11 9 (4.25%) SUSE
11 9 (4.25%) CentOS
12 8 (3.77%) NetWare
13 7 (3.30%) Windows 2000 Server
14 5 (2.36%) Windows Server 2012
15 1 (0.47%) Windows 7
15 1 (0.47%) Windows 8
15 1 (0.47%) Debian
15 1 (0.47%) MVS
15 1 (0.47%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (10.85%) ITIL
2 20 (9.43%) Migration
2 20 (9.43%) Performance Tuning
3 17 (8.02%) High Availability
4 16 (7.55%) Multithreading
5 14 (6.60%) Load Balancing
6 11 (5.19%) DevOps
7 10 (4.72%) Root Cause Analysis
7 10 (4.72%) Workflow
7 10 (4.72%) Service Management
8 9 (4.25%) OO
8 9 (4.25%) Low Latency
9 8 (3.77%) SDLC
9 8 (3.77%) ETL
9 8 (3.77%) Software Engineering
9 8 (3.77%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (3.77%) Release Management
10 7 (3.30%) Unit Testing
10 7 (3.30%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (3.30%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 111 (52.36%) Perl
2 102 (48.11%) Shell Script
3 95 (44.81%) Bash Shell
4 84 (39.62%) SQL
5 47 (22.17%) Java
6 37 (17.45%) Python
7 29 (13.68%) C++
8 27 (12.74%) PL/SQL
9 22 (10.38%) C
10 15 (7.08%) C-shell
11 13 (6.13%) PowerShell
12 11 (5.19%) T-SQL
13 10 (4.72%) Ruby
14 7 (3.30%) AWK
14 7 (3.30%) Jython
15 6 (2.83%) sed
16 5 (2.36%) C#
16 5 (2.36%) VB
17 3 (1.42%) VBScript
18 2 (0.94%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 11 (5.19%) Degree
2 5 (2.36%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (1.42%) SC Cleared
3 3 (1.42%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.47%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.30%) QA
2 4 (1.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (1.42%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (11.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (7.55%) Oracle Clusterware
3 13 (6.13%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 12 (5.66%) Oracle RAC
5 10 (4.72%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 9 (4.25%) vSphere
6 9 (4.25%) GPFS
6 9 (4.25%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 9 (4.25%) NFS
7 8 (3.77%) Hyper-V
8 5 (2.36%) Samba
9 4 (1.89%) vCloud
10 3 (1.42%) KVM
11 2 (0.94%) PowerHA
11 2 (0.94%) Active Directory
12 1 (0.47%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 22 (10.38%) Tivoli
2 18 (8.49%) Puppet
3 16 (7.55%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 11 (5.19%) NetBackup
5 10 (4.72%) Oracle RMAN
6 9 (4.25%) Cobbler
7 8 (3.77%) Control-M
8 7 (3.30%) Data Guard
9 5 (2.36%) Red Hat Satellite
9 5 (2.36%) Nagios
10 4 (1.89%) CA Wily
10 4 (1.89%) collectd
11 3 (1.42%) Oracle ZFS
11 3 (1.42%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 3 (1.42%) LiteSpeed
12 2 (0.94%) BladeLogic
12 2 (0.94%) Veritas Storage Foundation
12 2 (0.94%) OpenView
12 2 (0.94%) yum
13 1 (0.47%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 106 (50.00%) Oracle
2 64 (30.19%) Red Hat
3 48 (22.64%) IBM
4 45 (21.23%) VMware
5 34 (16.04%) Sybase
6 26 (12.26%) Veritas
7 24 (11.32%) Sun
7 24 (11.32%) HP
8 17 (8.02%) EMC
9 16 (7.55%) Cisco
10 13 (6.13%) CommVault
11 12 (5.66%) StorageTek
12 11 (5.19%) Microsoft
13 10 (4.72%) TIBCO
14 8 (3.77%) Business Objects
15 7 (3.30%) Hitachi
15 7 (3.30%) Compaq
16 5 (2.36%) Remedy
17 4 (1.89%) Symantec
17 4 (1.89%) NetApp