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 8 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Korn shell (ksh)
Rank 544 506 501
Rank change year-on-year
-38 -5
Contract jobs citing Korn 84 103 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.20% 0.17%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.43% 0.53% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 69 46
Average daily rate £425 £430 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.16% +7.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £297 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £580 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £30.00 £44.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -31.81%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £30.00 £44.00
% change year-on-year
- -31.81%

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
19693 19516 17954
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 38.28% 37.83% 36.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 13395 12979 11257
Average daily rate £416 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.87% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 525 441 479
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £19.00 £15.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.59 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +4.41%

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 8 February 2016.

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 8 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -27 80 £425 -1.16% 14
London -27 30 £439 -10.00% 7
South East +2 20 £365 -2.66% 1
Hampshire +4 11 £365 -7.30% 1
City of London +52 9 £525 +16.66%
Derbyshire - 9 £438 -
East Midlands - 9 £438 - 1
North West - 9 £425 - 4
Birmingham 0 7 £463 +28.47%
West Midlands -7 7 £463 +28.47%
Derby - 7 £438 -
Reading - 5 £338 -
Berkshire - 5 £338 -
Cheshire - 5 - -
Manchester - 4 £425 - 3
Scotland -6 3 £323 -28.33% 1
Winchester -12 3 - -
Knutsford - 3 - -
Buckinghamshire +12 2 - -
Milton Keynes +5 2 - -
South West +3 2 - -
Wiltshire -4 2 - -
Swindon -4 2 - -
Gosport - 2 - -
Portsmouth - 2 £365 - 1
Southampton - 2 - -
Salford - 2 £425 - 1
Surrey - 2 £400 -
Edinburgh - 2 £323 - 1
Glasgow +8 1 - -

Korn
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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.

1 153 (75.00%) Unix
2 124 (60.78%) Linux
3 119 (58.33%) Oracle
4 110 (53.92%) Bash Shell
5 105 (51.47%) Perl
6 97 (47.55%) Shell Script
7 77 (37.75%) Solaris
8 72 (35.29%) SQL
9 64 (31.37%) Red Hat
10 56 (27.45%) Finance
11 55 (26.96%) SAN
12 51 (25.00%) VMware
13 50 (24.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 48 (23.53%) IBM
15 47 (23.04%) Banking
16 46 (22.55%) Python
17 45 (22.06%) VMware Infrastructure
18 44 (21.57%) High Availability
19 41 (20.10%) AIX
19 41 (20.10%) Veritas
20 38 (18.63%) Java
21 36 (17.65%) SSL
22 35 (17.16%) Windows
23 34 (16.67%) Sun
24 33 (16.18%) HTTP
24 33 (16.18%) WebSphere
25 31 (15.20%) Security Cleared
25 31 (15.20%) Oracle Database
26 30 (14.71%) C++
27 29 (14.22%) J2EE

Korn
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 33 (16.18%) WebSphere
2 24 (11.76%) WebSphere Application Server
3 20 (9.80%) Apache
4 13 (6.37%) WebLogic
5 12 (5.88%) OpenStack
5 12 (5.88%) Oracle Workflow
6 11 (5.39%) IBM HTTP Server
7 10 (4.90%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 8 (3.92%) SAS
9 7 (3.43%) Tomcat
10 5 (2.45%) iPlanet
10 5 (2.45%) JBoss
10 5 (2.45%) PowerExchange
11 4 (1.96%) SharePoint
12 1 (0.49%) Confluence
12 1 (0.49%) IIS
Applications
1 13 (6.37%) MS Excel
2 12 (5.88%) MS Office
3 10 (4.90%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (2.94%) BusinessWorks
2 4 (1.96%) Sentinel
3 2 (0.98%) Misys Midas
4 1 (0.49%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.49%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.49%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.45%) SaaS
2 4 (1.96%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 55 (26.96%) SAN
2 36 (17.65%) SSL
3 33 (16.18%) HTTP
4 22 (10.78%) DNS
5 17 (8.33%) LDAP
6 16 (7.84%) TCP/IP
7 13 (6.37%) NAS
8 11 (5.39%) Firewall
8 11 (5.39%) SSH
9 10 (4.90%) Fibre Channel
9 10 (4.90%) iSCSI
10 8 (3.92%) DHCP
10 8 (3.92%) SMTP
11 6 (2.94%) IMAP
11 6 (2.94%) Internet
11 6 (2.94%) Kerberos
11 6 (2.94%) MRTG
12 5 (2.45%) HTTPS
13 4 (1.96%) FTP
13 4 (1.96%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (15.20%) Oracle Database
2 16 (7.84%) Oracle Reports
2 16 (7.84%) SQL Server
3 14 (6.86%) Relational Database
4 13 (6.37%) DB2
4 13 (6.37%) Oracle Discoverer
5 12 (5.88%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 12 (5.88%) SQL Navigator
6 10 (4.90%) SQL Server 2005
6 10 (4.90%) SQL Server 2008
7 9 (4.41%) RDBMS
8 8 (3.92%) Sybase ASE
9 7 (3.43%) Oracle Database 10g
9 7 (3.43%) Oracle Database 11g
10 6 (2.94%) PowerCenter
11 5 (2.45%) Oracle Database 12c
11 5 (2.45%) SQL Server 2012
12 4 (1.96%) NoSQL
12 4 (1.96%) Oracle Exadata
13 3 (1.47%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 20 (9.80%) Subversion
2 16 (7.84%) Oracle Forms
3 14 (6.86%) Introscope
4 13 (6.37%) JIRA
4 13 (6.37%) Oracle APEX
5 12 (5.88%) JDeveloper
5 12 (5.88%) Toad
6 11 (5.39%) Jenkins
7 9 (4.41%) Git (software)
8 6 (2.94%) Ant
9 4 (1.96%) Eclipse
10 3 (1.47%) Maven
10 3 (1.47%) TeamCity
11 2 (0.98%) ClearCase
11 2 (0.98%) PVCS
11 2 (0.98%) Talend Open Studio
12 1 (0.49%) Cucumber
12 1 (0.49%) JUnit
12 1 (0.49%) Mockito
12 1 (0.49%) ProC
General
1 56 (27.45%) Finance
2 47 (23.04%) Banking
3 21 (10.29%) Investment Banking
4 14 (6.86%) Telecoms
5 6 (2.94%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.96%) Back Office
6 4 (1.96%) Legal
6 4 (1.96%) Retail
7 2 (0.98%) Avionics
7 2 (0.98%) Front Office
7 2 (0.98%) Military
8 1 (0.49%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (0.49%) Electronics
8 1 (0.49%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.49%) French Language
8 1 (0.49%) Marketing
8 1 (0.49%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 45 (22.06%) Administrator
2 42 (20.59%) Developer
3 21 (10.29%) Analyst
3 21 (10.29%) Consultant
3 21 (10.29%) Systems Administrator
4 16 (7.84%) Linux Administrator
5 15 (7.35%) Architect
5 15 (7.35%) C++ Developer
6 14 (6.86%) Oracle Developer
7 13 (6.37%) Linux Engineer
7 13 (6.37%) WebSphere Administrator
8 11 (5.39%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 11 (5.39%) Unix Administrator
9 10 (4.90%) WebSphere MQ Administrator
10 9 (4.41%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 9 (4.41%) Unix Systems Administrator
10 9 (4.41%) XML Developer
11 8 (3.92%) Oracle BI Developer
11 8 (3.92%) Unix Engineer
12 7 (3.43%) Unix Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (14.22%) J2EE
2 20 (9.80%) WebSphere MQ
3 19 (9.31%) Software Packaging
4 16 (7.84%) XML
5 15 (7.35%) Middleware
5 15 (7.35%) SOAP
5 15 (7.35%) Web Services
6 13 (6.37%) HTML
6 13 (6.37%) JDBC
6 13 (6.37%) JNDI
7 6 (2.94%) TIBCO EMS
8 5 (2.45%) FIX Protocol
9 4 (1.96%) IBM Integration Bus
10 3 (1.47%) Moose
10 3 (1.47%) POSIX
11 2 (0.98%) JMS
12 1 (0.49%) CGI
12 1 (0.49%) Hibernate
12 1 (0.49%) XML Messaging
12 1 (0.49%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 26 (12.75%) Clustering
2 17 (8.33%) Data Centre
3 13 (6.37%) Computer Science
4 11 (5.39%) Replication
5 10 (4.90%) Market Risk
6 8 (3.92%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (3.92%) Grid Computing
7 7 (3.43%) Credit Risk
8 6 (2.94%) EMC Centera
8 6 (2.94%) Wiki
9 5 (2.45%) Equities
9 5 (2.45%) Public Cloud
10 4 (1.96%) Fintech
10 4 (1.96%) PMI
10 4 (1.96%) Symmetrix DMX
10 4 (1.96%) User Experience
11 3 (1.47%) Derivative
11 3 (1.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 3 (1.47%) HACMP
12 2 (0.98%) Ontologies
Operating Systems
1 153 (75.00%) Unix
2 124 (60.78%) Linux
3 77 (37.75%) Solaris
4 50 (24.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 41 (20.10%) AIX
6 35 (17.16%) Windows
7 20 (9.80%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 16 (7.84%) SUSE
9 10 (4.90%) Windows Server
10 9 (4.41%) CentOS
10 9 (4.41%) Debian
10 9 (4.41%) Ubuntu
11 5 (2.45%) Mac OS
12 4 (1.96%) HPUX
12 4 (1.96%) Oracle Linux
13 3 (1.47%) Windows Server 2008
14 2 (0.98%) NetWare
15 1 (0.49%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (21.57%) High Availability
2 23 (11.27%) Performance Tuning
3 15 (7.35%) Business Intelligence
4 14 (6.86%) ITIL
4 14 (6.86%) Multithreading
5 13 (6.37%) Configuration Management
5 13 (6.37%) CRM
6 12 (5.88%) E-business
6 12 (5.88%) Open Source
6 12 (5.88%) System Testing
6 12 (5.88%) Test Scripting
6 12 (5.88%) Workflow
7 11 (5.39%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (5.39%) Garbage Collection
8 10 (4.90%) Electronic Trading
9 9 (4.41%) Change Management
9 9 (4.41%) Investment Management
10 8 (3.92%) Project Management
11 7 (3.43%) Release Management
11 7 (3.43%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 110 (53.92%) Bash Shell
2 105 (51.47%) Perl
3 97 (47.55%) Shell Script
4 72 (35.29%) SQL
5 46 (22.55%) Python
6 38 (18.63%) Java
7 30 (14.71%) C++
8 29 (14.22%) PL/SQL
9 24 (11.76%) C-shell
10 22 (10.78%) Jython
11 16 (7.84%) C
12 15 (7.35%) PowerShell
13 10 (4.90%) AWK
14 8 (3.92%) sed
15 5 (2.45%) PHP
15 5 (2.45%) Ruby
16 4 (1.96%) Assembly Language
16 4 (1.96%) T-SQL
17 3 (1.47%) VB
17 3 (1.47%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 31 (15.20%) Security Cleared
2 25 (12.25%) SC Cleared
3 18 (8.82%) Degree
4 4 (1.96%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 4 (1.96%) PMI Certification
4 4 (1.96%) VCAP
4 4 (1.96%) VCDX
4 4 (1.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (1.47%) HND
6 2 (0.98%) OCP
6 2 (0.98%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.47%) PCI DSS
2 2 (0.98%) SLA
3 1 (0.49%) Data Quality
System Software
1 45 (22.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 29 (14.22%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 27 (13.24%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 21 (10.29%) Veritas File System
5 12 (5.88%) NFS
6 11 (5.39%) KVM
7 9 (4.41%) Active Directory
8 8 (3.92%) iptables
8 8 (3.92%) Oracle RAC
8 8 (3.92%) Samba
8 8 (3.92%) Sendmail
9 6 (2.94%) Dovecot
9 6 (2.94%) Squid
10 5 (2.45%) Oracle Clusterware
11 4 (1.96%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
11 4 (1.96%) VMware ESX
11 4 (1.96%) VMware ESXi
11 4 (1.96%) vSphere
12 3 (1.47%) Ceph
12 3 (1.47%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 18 (8.82%) Puppet
2 16 (7.84%) CA Wily
3 11 (5.39%) Control-M
3 11 (5.39%) Oracle ZFS
4 8 (3.92%) Nagios
4 8 (3.92%) Tivoli
5 7 (3.43%) Cacti
6 6 (2.94%) HAProxy
7 5 (2.45%) OpenNebula
7 5 (2.45%) Opscode Chef
7 5 (2.45%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 4 (1.96%) Ansible
8 4 (1.96%) BladeLogic
9 3 (1.47%) Data Guard
9 3 (1.47%) Oracle RMAN
9 3 (1.47%) systemd
10 2 (0.98%) OPNET
10 2 (0.98%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 2 (0.98%) RANCID
11 1 (0.49%) Icinga
Vendors
1 119 (58.33%) Oracle
2 64 (31.37%) Red Hat
3 51 (25.00%) VMware
4 48 (23.53%) IBM
5 41 (20.10%) Veritas
6 34 (16.67%) Sun
7 28 (13.73%) HP
8 24 (11.76%) EMC
9 23 (11.27%) Sybase
10 17 (8.33%) Opsware
11 16 (7.84%) Microsoft
12 9 (4.41%) BMC
13 8 (3.92%) CA
13 8 (3.92%) Cisco
14 7 (3.43%) Informatica
14 7 (3.43%) SAP
15 6 (2.94%) Splunk
15 6 (2.94%) TIBCO
16 5 (2.45%) Ab Initio
16 5 (2.45%) NetApp
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