The first table below looks at the demand for AWK skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited AWK over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the City of London region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
AWK
Rank 205 - 223
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing AWK 5 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.077% - 0.012%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.18% - 0.034%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Average daily rate £510 - £508
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £325 £250
% change year-on-year
+10.76% +30.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Programming Languages Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
2740 2559 2912
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 42.45% 41.06% 36.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 2103 2001 2138
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £313 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 20 27
Average hourly rate £30.34 £47.50 £25.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.12% +86.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.10 £16.69 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £92.00 £72.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
AWK
London

AWK
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing AWK across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

AWK Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

AWK
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing AWK across the City of London region.

AWK Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

AWK
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing AWK across the City of London region.

AWK Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

AWK
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing AWK 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 AWK.

1 9 (90.00%) UNIX
2 8 (80.00%) sed
3 7 (70.00%) Oracle
3 7 (70.00%) Linux
3 7 (70.00%) Python
4 6 (60.00%) Finance
4 6 (60.00%) Oracle Database
4 6 (60.00%) Bash Shell
5 5 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (50.00%) Oracle Linux
5 5 (50.00%) vCloud
5 5 (50.00%) KVM
5 5 (50.00%) SUSE
5 5 (50.00%) VMware
5 5 (50.00%) VMware ESX
5 5 (50.00%) Fedora
5 5 (50.00%) Ruby
5 5 (50.00%) Xen
5 5 (50.00%) Oracle RAC
5 5 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
5 5 (50.00%) CentOS
5 5 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (50.00%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (50.00%) XenServer
5 5 (50.00%) Oracle Database 10g
5 5 (50.00%) Citrix
5 5 (50.00%) Red Hat
6 4 (40.00%) Windows
7 3 (30.00%) VB

AWK
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing AWK 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 AWK. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (50.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) SSH
1 1 (10.00%) LDAP
1 1 (10.00%) FTP
1 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (60.00%) Oracle Database
2 5 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 5 (50.00%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (10.00%) SQLPlus
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MSI
1 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (60.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Banking
3 1 (10.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Linux Engineer
1 5 (50.00%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Systems Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Technical Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Server Administrator
2 1 (10.00%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (10.00%) ODBC
2 1 (10.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Equities
2 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (10.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (10.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (10.00%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 9 (90.00%) UNIX
2 7 (70.00%) Linux
3 5 (50.00%) Oracle Linux
3 5 (50.00%) SUSE
3 5 (50.00%) Fedora
3 5 (50.00%) CentOS
3 5 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (40.00%) Windows
5 1 (10.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) Electronic Trading
2 1 (10.00%) Supplier Management
2 1 (10.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (10.00%) Algorithmic Trading
2 1 (10.00%) ITIL
2 1 (10.00%) EAI
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) sed
2 7 (70.00%) Python
3 6 (60.00%) Bash Shell
4 5 (50.00%) Ruby
5 3 (30.00%) VB
5 3 (30.00%) Perl
6 2 (20.00%) SQL
6 2 (20.00%) C-shell
6 2 (20.00%) Java
7 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
7 1 (10.00%) VB6
7 1 (10.00%) C#
7 1 (10.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
1 5 (50.00%) vCloud
1 5 (50.00%) KVM
1 5 (50.00%) VMware ESX
1 5 (50.00%) Xen
1 5 (50.00%) Oracle RAC
1 5 (50.00%) XenServer
2 1 (10.00%) NFS
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) HP SIM
1 1 (10.00%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Oracle
2 5 (50.00%) VMware
2 5 (50.00%) Citrix
2 5 (50.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (20.00%) HP
3 2 (20.00%) BMC
3 2 (20.00%) Opsware
4 1 (10.00%) ServiceNow
4 1 (10.00%) Nimsoft
4 1 (10.00%) CA
4 1 (10.00%) Remedy
4 1 (10.00%) Microsoft