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 3 December 2016 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
AWK
Rank 592 576 588
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +12
Contract jobs citing AWK 18 42 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.039% 0.083% 0.057%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.097% 0.21% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 25 14
Median daily rate £375 £370 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% -12.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £383
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £489 £487
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £343 £415
% change year-on-year
+2.18% -17.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £28.75 £36.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -21.23%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £37.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
- +1.36%
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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
18651 19794 19686
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 40.79% 39.08% 37.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 12928 13590 13528
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 373 511 401
Median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £17.50 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

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

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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 3 December 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing AWK within the England region over the 3 months to 3 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -24 10 £375 -19.09%
South West +6 4 £350 -0.70%
Yorkshire - 2 - - 2
South East +22 1 £500 +53.84% 1
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AWK
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 December 2016, 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 28 (84.85%) Linux
2 23 (69.70%) Red Hat
2 23 (69.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 19 (57.58%) Unix
4 16 (48.48%) SQL
4 16 (48.48%) VMware
5 15 (45.45%) Apache
5 15 (45.45%) Tomcat
6 14 (42.42%) Oracle
6 14 (42.42%) Puppet
7 13 (39.39%) Bash Shell
7 13 (39.39%) sed
7 13 (39.39%) Perl
7 13 (39.39%) Windows
7 13 (39.39%) Configuration Management
7 13 (39.39%) VMware Infrastructure
8 11 (33.33%) PL/SQL
9 10 (30.30%) Load Balancing
9 10 (30.30%) Java
9 10 (30.30%) Nagios
10 9 (27.27%) Active Directory
10 9 (27.27%) PHP
10 9 (27.27%) PowerShell
10 9 (27.27%) SSH
10 9 (27.27%) Finance
11 8 (24.24%) Subversion
11 8 (24.24%) Endeca
11 8 (24.24%) E-Commerce
12 7 (21.21%) DNS
12 7 (21.21%) DevOps

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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 15 (45.45%) Apache
1 15 (45.45%) Tomcat
2 3 (9.09%) WebSphere
3 1 (3.03%) Apache Solr
3 1 (3.03%) CMS
3 1 (3.03%) JBoss
3 1 (3.03%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 6 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.03%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 1 (3.03%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (3.03%) Amazon Glacier
2 1 (3.03%) Amazon S3
2 1 (3.03%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (3.03%) Route 53
2 1 (3.03%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 9 (27.27%) SSH
2 7 (21.21%) DNS
3 5 (15.15%) Firewall
4 4 (12.12%) SAN
4 4 (12.12%) SMTP
4 4 (12.12%) SSL
5 3 (9.09%) HTTP
5 3 (9.09%) X.509
6 2 (6.06%) Network Security
7 1 (3.03%) Kerberos
7 1 (3.03%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.18%) Oracle Database
2 5 (15.15%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (9.09%) Big Data
4 2 (6.06%) DB2
4 2 (6.06%) DB2 UDB
4 2 (6.06%) OLTP
5 1 (3.03%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (3.03%) KDB
5 1 (3.03%) Kdb+
Development Applications
1 8 (24.24%) Subversion
2 3 (9.09%) Git (software)
2 3 (9.09%) JIRA
General
1 9 (27.27%) Finance
2 6 (18.18%) Marketing
3 5 (15.15%) Banking
4 4 (12.12%) Games
5 3 (9.09%) Retail
6 2 (6.06%) Back Office
6 2 (6.06%) Front Office
6 2 (6.06%) Investment Banking
6 2 (6.06%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 12 (36.36%) Administrator
2 11 (33.33%) Linux Administrator
2 11 (33.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 11 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
3 10 (30.30%) Developer
4 6 (18.18%) Senior Linux Administrator
4 6 (18.18%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
4 6 (18.18%) Senior Systems Administrator
5 5 (15.15%) Analyst
6 4 (12.12%) Technical Analyst
7 3 (9.09%) Applications Support
7 3 (9.09%) Java Developer
7 3 (9.09%) Linux Scripter
7 3 (9.09%) Unix Support
7 3 (9.09%) VMWare Administrator
8 2 (6.06%) Architect
8 2 (6.06%) DBA
8 2 (6.06%) Oracle Developer
8 2 (6.06%) Systems Support
8 2 (6.06%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (15.15%) XML
2 3 (9.09%) SOAP
2 3 (9.09%) Web Services
3 2 (6.06%) MDX
3 2 (6.06%) Middleware
3 2 (6.06%) XSLT
4 1 (3.03%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.18%) Data Centre
2 4 (12.12%) Clustering
2 4 (12.12%) EMC VNX
3 3 (9.09%) Grid Computing
4 2 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (6.06%) Equities
4 2 (6.06%) HACMP
4 2 (6.06%) Reference Data
4 2 (6.06%) Replication
4 2 (6.06%) Statistics
4 2 (6.06%) Visualisation
5 1 (3.03%) Computer Science
5 1 (3.03%) Pricing Data
Operating Systems
1 28 (84.85%) Linux
2 23 (69.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 19 (57.58%) Unix
4 13 (39.39%) Windows
5 4 (12.12%) Windows Server
6 2 (6.06%) CentOS
7 1 (3.03%) Debian
7 1 (3.03%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (39.39%) Configuration Management
2 10 (30.30%) Load Balancing
3 8 (24.24%) E-Commerce
4 7 (21.21%) DevOps
5 6 (18.18%) Translating Business Requirements
6 5 (15.15%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (15.15%) ITIL
6 5 (15.15%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (9.09%) B2B
7 3 (9.09%) B2C
7 3 (9.09%) Business Analysis
7 3 (9.09%) Defect Management
7 3 (9.09%) Risk Management
7 3 (9.09%) SDLC
7 3 (9.09%) Software Delivery
7 3 (9.09%) Technical Architecture
7 3 (9.09%) Test Management
7 3 (9.09%) Time Management
7 3 (9.09%) Validation
7 3 (9.09%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 16 (48.48%) SQL
2 13 (39.39%) Bash Shell
2 13 (39.39%) Perl
2 13 (39.39%) sed
3 11 (33.33%) PL/SQL
4 10 (30.30%) Java
5 9 (27.27%) PHP
5 9 (27.27%) PowerShell
6 4 (12.12%) Shell Script
7 3 (9.09%) JavaScript
7 3 (9.09%) Scala
8 2 (6.06%) C#
8 2 (6.06%) C++
8 2 (6.06%) MATLAB
8 2 (6.06%) Python
9 1 (3.03%) Korn
9 1 (3.03%) Ruby
9 1 (3.03%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (12.12%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (39.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (27.27%) Active Directory
3 4 (12.12%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 4 (12.12%) VMware ESX
3 4 (12.12%) vSphere
4 1 (3.03%) iptables
Systems Management
1 14 (42.42%) Puppet
2 10 (30.30%) Nagios
3 4 (12.12%) NetBackup
3 4 (12.12%) vRealize
3 4 (12.12%) Zenoss
4 3 (9.09%) Control-M
5 2 (6.06%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (3.03%) Ansible
6 1 (3.03%) HAProxy
6 1 (3.03%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (3.03%) SELinux
Vendors
1 23 (69.70%) Red Hat
2 16 (48.48%) VMware
3 14 (42.42%) Oracle
4 8 (24.24%) Endeca
5 5 (15.15%) Bloomberg
5 5 (15.15%) Reuters
6 4 (12.12%) Brocade
6 4 (12.12%) Cisco
6 4 (12.12%) Dell
6 4 (12.12%) EMC
6 4 (12.12%) HP
6 4 (12.12%) Symantec
6 4 (12.12%) Veritas
7 3 (9.09%) DataSynapse
8 2 (6.06%) GoldenSource
8 2 (6.06%) hybris
8 2 (6.06%) NetApp