The first table below looks at the demand for AWK skills in IT contracts advertised for the England 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 England 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 557 494 554
Rank change year-on-year
-63 +60
Contract jobs citing AWK 33 9 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.064% 0.021% 0.041%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.17% 0.056% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 6 21
Average daily rate £500 £313 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+59.84% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £349 £508
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £325 £250
% change year-on-year
+10.76% +30.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £30.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Programming Languages Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
19076 15932 19789
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 37.16% 36.97% 35.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 12561 10005 11910
Average daily rate £375 £385 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.59% -1.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 452 578 705
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £16.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £43.75 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
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AWK
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing AWK across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 18 April 2014.

AWK Daily Rate Histogram in England

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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

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Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing AWK within the England region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -5 21 £495 +62.29% 8
South East -10 5 £508 +53.20%
East of England - 4 - - 2
South West - 2 - -
Yorkshire -23 1 - -
North East - - - - 1
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Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 49 (87.50%) UNIX
2 37 (66.07%) sed
3 34 (60.71%) Perl
4 22 (39.29%) Linux
5 21 (37.50%) SQL
6 20 (35.71%) Bash Shell
7 19 (33.93%) Oracle
8 16 (28.57%) Windows
9 15 (26.79%) Finance
10 14 (25.00%) Oracle Database
11 13 (23.21%) Shell Script
12 12 (21.43%) Java
12 12 (21.43%) Solaris
13 11 (19.64%) Python
14 10 (17.86%) Red Hat
14 10 (17.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 9 (16.07%) Bourne shell
15 9 (16.07%) Ruby
15 9 (16.07%) Korn
15 9 (16.07%) FIX Protocol
15 9 (16.07%) Performance Tuning
15 9 (16.07%) C
16 8 (14.29%) C++
16 8 (14.29%) Oracle Linux
16 8 (14.29%) Open Source
16 8 (14.29%) Xen
16 8 (14.29%) C-shell
17 7 (12.50%) SC Cleared
17 7 (12.50%) Security Cleared
17 7 (12.50%) Oracle RAC

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Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (8.93%) Apache
2 4 (7.14%) Node.js
3 1 (1.79%) concrete5
Applications
1 7 (12.50%) MS Office
2 3 (5.36%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.79%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (3.57%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.93%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.14%) FTP
1 4 (7.14%) SAN
1 4 (7.14%) NAS
2 3 (5.36%) SSH
2 3 (5.36%) TCP/IP
3 2 (3.57%) SNMP
3 2 (3.57%) LDAP
4 1 (1.79%) IMAP
4 1 (1.79%) iSCSI
4 1 (1.79%) LAN
4 1 (1.79%) VoIP
4 1 (1.79%) WAN
4 1 (1.79%) DHCP
4 1 (1.79%) Ethernet
4 1 (1.79%) DNS
4 1 (1.79%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (25.00%) Oracle Database
2 6 (10.71%) Oracle Database 10g
2 6 (10.71%) Oracle Database 11g
3 5 (8.93%) MySQL
3 5 (8.93%) SQLPlus
4 4 (7.14%) Big Data
5 2 (3.57%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.79%) Sybase ASE
6 1 (1.79%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.79%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.79%) Sybase IQ
Development Applications
1 5 (8.93%) Subversion
2 4 (7.14%) Cucumber
2 4 (7.14%) Jenkins
2 4 (7.14%) Git (software)
3 2 (3.57%) MSI
3 2 (3.57%) Visual Studio
3 2 (3.57%) SoapUI
General
1 15 (26.79%) Finance
2 5 (8.93%) Banking
3 2 (3.57%) Advertising
3 2 (3.57%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.79%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (8.93%) Linux Engineer
1 5 (8.93%) Architect
1 5 (8.93%) Developer
1 5 (8.93%) Systems Engineer
2 4 (7.14%) Consultant
2 4 (7.14%) Administrator
2 4 (7.14%) DBA
2 4 (7.14%) Technical Architect
3 3 (5.36%) UNIX Developer
3 3 (5.36%) Support Engineer
3 3 (5.36%) Analyst
3 3 (5.36%) Sybase DBA
4 2 (3.57%) Systems Manager
4 2 (3.57%) Operations Analyst
4 2 (3.57%) Tester
4 2 (3.57%) Software Engineer
4 2 (3.57%) Web Developer
4 2 (3.57%) LAMP Developer
4 2 (3.57%) AIX Administrator
5 1 (1.79%) UNIX Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (16.07%) FIX Protocol
2 7 (12.50%) XML
3 6 (10.71%) Middleware
3 6 (10.71%) Web Services
3 6 (10.71%) JSON
4 5 (8.93%) Ajax
4 5 (8.93%) HTML
4 5 (8.93%) CSS
5 4 (7.14%) CSS3
5 4 (7.14%) HTML5
5 4 (7.14%) Spring
5 4 (7.14%) jQuery
6 3 (5.36%) SOAP
6 3 (5.36%) LAMP
7 2 (3.57%) CGI
7 2 (3.57%) ODBC
7 2 (3.57%) .NET
7 2 (3.57%) REST
8 1 (1.79%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.29%) Open Source
2 7 (12.50%) Equities
3 6 (10.71%) Replication
3 6 (10.71%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (8.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 4 (7.14%) Data Extraction
6 2 (3.57%) Clustering
6 2 (3.57%) HACMP
6 2 (3.57%) Client/Server
6 2 (3.57%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 49 (87.50%) UNIX
2 22 (39.29%) Linux
3 16 (28.57%) Windows
4 12 (21.43%) Solaris
5 10 (17.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (14.29%) Oracle Linux
7 6 (10.71%) SUSE
8 5 (8.93%) CentOS
8 5 (8.93%) Fedora
9 4 (7.14%) AIX
10 2 (3.57%) Windows XP
11 1 (1.79%) Ubuntu
11 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (1.79%) Windows 8
11 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (1.79%) Windows NT
11 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (1.79%) Debian
11 1 (1.79%) Gentoo
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (16.07%) Performance Tuning
2 7 (12.50%) Data Modelling
2 7 (12.50%) BCP
3 6 (10.71%) ETL
4 5 (8.93%) Electronic Trading
4 5 (8.93%) Validation
5 4 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (7.14%) E-Commerce
5 4 (7.14%) Analytics
6 3 (5.36%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (5.36%) Security Architecture
6 3 (5.36%) Data Entry
6 3 (5.36%) Performance Analysis
6 3 (5.36%) ITIL
6 3 (5.36%) Migration
6 3 (5.36%) PLM
7 2 (3.57%) Process Management
7 2 (3.57%) Change Management
7 2 (3.57%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (3.57%) EAI
Programming Languages
1 37 (66.07%) sed
2 34 (60.71%) Perl
3 21 (37.50%) SQL
4 20 (35.71%) Bash Shell
5 13 (23.21%) Shell Script
6 12 (21.43%) Java
7 11 (19.64%) Python
8 9 (16.07%) Bourne shell
8 9 (16.07%) Ruby
8 9 (16.07%) Korn
8 9 (16.07%) C
9 8 (14.29%) C++
9 8 (14.29%) C-shell
10 7 (12.50%) T-SQL
11 6 (10.71%) VB
11 6 (10.71%) C#
11 6 (10.71%) PHP
12 5 (8.93%) JavaScript
13 2 (3.57%) VB6
13 2 (3.57%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 7 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 4 (7.14%) Degree
3 1 (1.79%) MCITP
3 1 (1.79%) MCSE
3 1 (1.79%) MCSA
3 1 (1.79%) MCP
3 1 (1.79%) HNC
3 1 (1.79%) HND
3 1 (1.79%) CCNA
3 1 (1.79%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.57%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (14.29%) Xen
2 7 (12.50%) Oracle RAC
3 6 (10.71%) NFS
4 5 (8.93%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (8.93%) XenServer
4 5 (8.93%) KVM
4 5 (8.93%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (8.93%) vCloud
4 5 (8.93%) VMware ESX
5 3 (5.36%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 2 (3.57%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (1.79%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (12.50%) Puppet
2 5 (8.93%) Tivoli
3 3 (5.36%) Cobbler
4 2 (3.57%) Control-M
4 2 (3.57%) Nagios
4 2 (3.57%) HP SIM
4 2 (3.57%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (3.57%) Cacti
4 2 (3.57%) Munin
5 1 (1.79%) BladeLogic
5 1 (1.79%) Data Guard
5 1 (1.79%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (1.79%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 19 (33.93%) Oracle
2 10 (17.86%) Red Hat
3 7 (12.50%) Sybase
4 5 (8.93%) HP
4 5 (8.93%) Citrix
4 5 (8.93%) IBM
4 5 (8.93%) Microsoft
4 5 (8.93%) VMware
5 4 (7.14%) CA
5 4 (7.14%) hybris
5 4 (7.14%) Endeca
6 3 (5.36%) Opsware
6 3 (5.36%) EMC
6 3 (5.36%) Sun
6 3 (5.36%) NetApp
6 3 (5.36%) BMC
7 2 (3.57%) Remedy
7 2 (3.57%) 3PAR
7 2 (3.57%) Nimsoft
7 2 (3.57%) New Relic
London
Focus Select Ltd
Rate: £25 - £35 Per Hour
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £450.00 - £540.00 per day
Posted: 12 days ago