The table below looks at the statistics for AWK skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited AWK over the 3 months to 24 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
AWK
UK / England
Rank 551 527 563
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +36
Contract jobs citing AWK 17 63 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.041% 0.14% 0.029%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.10% 0.35% 0.075%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 32 6
Median daily rate £375 £360 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £303 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £440 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £20.50 £36.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -43.83%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £36.50

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Programming Languages Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
16777 17856 17234
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 40.39% 38.98% 37.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 11564 12218 11696
Median daily rate £440 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £298 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 370 482 385
Median hourly rate £41.25 £40.00 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +12.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.78 £17.72 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £45.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +12.67%

AWK
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing AWK as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

AWK Jobs Demand Trend in England

AWK
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

AWK Daily Rate Trend in England

AWK
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing AWK across the England region over the 3 months to 24 January 2017.

AWK Daily Rate Histogram in England

AWK
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

AWK Hourly Rate Trend in England

AWK
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing AWK within the England region over the 3 months to 24 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -4 10 £375 -13.49% 1
Yorkshire - 5 - - 2
South West -4 2 £350 -5.40%
AWK
UK

AWK
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing AWK also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for AWK.

1 20 (68.97%) Linux
2 17 (58.62%) Windows
3 16 (55.17%) Apache
3 16 (55.17%) Tomcat
3 16 (55.17%) Puppet
4 15 (51.72%) Perl
4 15 (51.72%) VMware
5 14 (48.28%) VMware Infrastructure
5 14 (48.28%) Red Hat
6 13 (44.83%) Unix
6 13 (44.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 13 (44.83%) Bash Shell
6 13 (44.83%) sed
7 12 (41.38%) SQL
8 11 (37.93%) Nagios
9 10 (34.48%) PHP
9 10 (34.48%) PowerShell
9 10 (34.48%) Load Balancing
9 10 (34.48%) SSH
9 10 (34.48%) Performance Tuning
10 9 (31.03%) Java
10 9 (31.03%) Configuration Management
10 9 (31.03%) Active Directory
11 8 (27.59%) Oracle
11 8 (27.59%) DNS
11 8 (27.59%) DevOps
12 7 (24.14%) Oracle Database
13 6 (20.69%) XML
13 6 (20.69%) Banking
13 6 (20.69%) Oracle Database 11g

AWK
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 16 (55.17%) Apache
1 16 (55.17%) Tomcat
2 4 (13.79%) WebSphere
3 1 (3.45%) JBoss
3 1 (3.45%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 6 (20.69%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.45%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 1 (3.45%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (3.45%) Amazon Glacier
2 1 (3.45%) Amazon S3
2 1 (3.45%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (3.45%) Route 53
2 1 (3.45%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 10 (34.48%) SSH
2 8 (27.59%) DNS
3 4 (13.79%) HTTP
3 4 (13.79%) SAN
3 4 (13.79%) SMTP
3 4 (13.79%) SSL
4 3 (10.34%) Firewall
4 3 (10.34%) X.509
5 2 (6.90%) TCP/IP
6 1 (3.45%) Kerberos
6 1 (3.45%) LDAP
6 1 (3.45%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (24.14%) Oracle Database
2 6 (20.69%) Oracle Database 11g
3 5 (17.24%) DB2
3 5 (17.24%) DB2 UDB
3 5 (17.24%) OLTP
4 4 (13.79%) Big Data
5 1 (3.45%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (3.45%) Hadoop
5 1 (3.45%) HBase
5 1 (3.45%) KDB
5 1 (3.45%) Kdb+
5 1 (3.45%) OpenTSDB
5 1 (3.45%) RDBMS
5 1 (3.45%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (17.24%) Git (software)
2 4 (13.79%) JIRA
3 2 (6.90%) Jenkins
4 1 (3.45%) Subversion
General
1 6 (20.69%) Banking
2 5 (17.24%) Finance
3 4 (13.79%) Games
4 2 (6.90%) Back Office
4 2 (6.90%) Investment Banking
4 2 (6.90%) Publishing
5 1 (3.45%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 14 (48.28%) Administrator
2 10 (34.48%) Linux Administrator
2 10 (34.48%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 10 (34.48%) Systems Administrator
3 7 (24.14%) Developer
4 6 (20.69%) Senior Linux Administrator
4 6 (20.69%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
4 6 (20.69%) Senior Systems Administrator
5 5 (17.24%) DB2 DBA
5 5 (17.24%) DBA
6 4 (13.79%) DB2 Administrator
6 4 (13.79%) Linux Scripter
7 3 (10.34%) Java Developer
7 3 (10.34%) VMWare Administrator
8 2 (6.90%) Architect
9 1 (3.45%) Applications Support Analyst
9 1 (3.45%) C# Developer
9 1 (3.45%) Oracle Developer
9 1 (3.45%) Systems Architect
9 1 (3.45%) Unix Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (20.69%) XML
2 4 (13.79%) SOAP
3 3 (10.34%) Web Services
4 2 (6.90%) MDX
4 2 (6.90%) XSLT
5 1 (3.45%) .NET
5 1 (3.45%) POSIX
5 1 (3.45%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.69%) Data Centre
2 5 (17.24%) HACMP
2 5 (17.24%) Replication
3 4 (13.79%) Clustering
3 4 (13.79%) EMC VNX
3 4 (13.79%) Grid Computing
4 3 (10.34%) Statistics
4 3 (10.34%) Visualisation
5 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (6.90%) Equities
5 2 (6.90%) Reference Data
6 1 (3.45%) Computer Science
6 1 (3.45%) Pricing Data
Operating Systems
1 20 (68.97%) Linux
2 17 (58.62%) Windows
3 13 (44.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 13 (44.83%) Unix
4 4 (13.79%) Windows Server
5 3 (10.34%) CentOS
6 1 (3.45%) Debian
6 1 (3.45%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (34.48%) Load Balancing
1 10 (34.48%) Performance Tuning
2 9 (31.03%) Configuration Management
3 8 (27.59%) DevOps
4 5 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (17.24%) Change Management
4 5 (17.24%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (17.24%) ETL
4 5 (17.24%) ITIL
5 4 (13.79%) Business Analysis
5 4 (13.79%) Defect Management
5 4 (13.79%) Risk Management
5 4 (13.79%) SDLC
5 4 (13.79%) Software Delivery
5 4 (13.79%) Technical Architecture
5 4 (13.79%) Test Management
5 4 (13.79%) Time Management
5 4 (13.79%) Validation
5 4 (13.79%) Virtual Environments
6 3 (10.34%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 15 (51.72%) Perl
2 13 (44.83%) Bash Shell
2 13 (44.83%) sed
3 12 (41.38%) SQL
4 10 (34.48%) PHP
4 10 (34.48%) PowerShell
5 9 (31.03%) Java
6 4 (13.79%) JavaScript
6 4 (13.79%) PL/SQL
6 4 (13.79%) Scala
7 3 (10.34%) C++
7 3 (10.34%) Python
8 2 (6.90%) C#
8 2 (6.90%) Shell Script
9 1 (3.45%) Go
9 1 (3.45%) Korn
9 1 (3.45%) Ruby
9 1 (3.45%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (13.79%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (48.28%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (31.03%) Active Directory
3 4 (13.79%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 4 (13.79%) VMware ESX
3 4 (13.79%) vSphere
4 1 (3.45%) iptables
Systems Management
1 16 (55.17%) Puppet
2 11 (37.93%) Nagios
3 5 (17.24%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 4 (13.79%) NetBackup
4 4 (13.79%) vRealize
4 4 (13.79%) Zenoss
5 3 (10.34%) Control-M
6 2 (6.90%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (3.45%) Ansible
7 1 (3.45%) HAProxy
7 1 (3.45%) Opsview
7 1 (3.45%) SELinux
Vendors
1 15 (51.72%) VMware
2 14 (48.28%) Red Hat
3 8 (27.59%) Oracle
4 5 (17.24%) Bloomberg
4 5 (17.24%) NetApp
4 5 (17.24%) Reuters
5 4 (13.79%) Brocade
5 4 (13.79%) Cisco
5 4 (13.79%) DataSynapse
5 4 (13.79%) Dell
5 4 (13.79%) EMC
5 4 (13.79%) HP
5 4 (13.79%) Symantec
5 4 (13.79%) Veritas
6 2 (6.90%) GoldenSource