The table below looks at the statistics for AWK skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited AWK over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
AWK
Rank 244 - 248
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing AWK 3 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.032% - 0.020%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.099% - 0.063%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£360 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £390 £450
% change year-on-year
-8.97% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 -
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -
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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 South East region.

Programming Languages Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
3036 3080 3176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 32.71% 35.71% 31.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 1699 1656 1510
Average daily rate £350 £350 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £233 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 108 130 168
Average hourly rate £35.00 £36.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £17.18 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

AWK
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

AWK Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

AWK Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

AWK Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing AWK within the South East region over the 3 months to 18 September 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
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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
Berkshire - 1 - - 3
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
Hampshire - 1 £360 -
Surrey - - - -
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England

AWK
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 16 (100.00%) UNIX
2 15 (93.75%) Oracle
2 15 (93.75%) Shell Script
3 14 (87.50%) Linux
4 13 (81.25%) Red Hat
4 13 (81.25%) Korn
4 13 (81.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (68.75%) Windows
6 9 (56.25%) Solaris
6 9 (56.25%) Sun
7 8 (50.00%) NAS
7 8 (50.00%) Bash Shell
7 8 (50.00%) sed
8 7 (43.75%) HTTPS
8 7 (43.75%) FTP
8 7 (43.75%) SQL
8 7 (43.75%) Perl
8 7 (43.75%) Migration
9 6 (37.50%) SQLPlus
9 6 (37.50%) Xen
9 6 (37.50%) Tivoli
9 6 (37.50%) IBM
9 6 (37.50%) Puppet
9 6 (37.50%) Oracle Linux
9 6 (37.50%) Cobbler
10 5 (31.25%) DMZ
11 3 (18.75%) Firewall
11 3 (18.75%) Spreadsheet
12 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database
12 2 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery

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Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 1 (6.25%) Apache
1 1 (6.25%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (6.25%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 8 (50.00%) NAS
2 7 (43.75%) FTP
2 7 (43.75%) HTTPS
3 5 (31.25%) DMZ
4 3 (18.75%) Firewall
5 1 (6.25%) iSCSI
5 1 (6.25%) SSL
5 1 (6.25%) SAN
5 1 (6.25%) LDAP
5 1 (6.25%) SMTP
5 1 (6.25%) HTTP
5 1 (6.25%) SNMP
5 1 (6.25%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (37.50%) SQLPlus
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database
3 1 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Ant
1 1 (6.25%) Subversion
1 1 (6.25%) Maven
1 1 (6.25%) TeamCity
1 1 (6.25%) Trac
General
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Systems Administrator
1 5 (31.25%) Administrator
2 4 (25.00%) UNIX Systems Administrator
2 4 (25.00%) UNIX Administrator
3 2 (12.50%) Applications Support Specialist
3 2 (12.50%) Applications Specialist
3 2 (12.50%) Support Specialist
3 2 (12.50%) Applications Support
4 1 (6.25%) Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Architect
4 1 (6.25%) UNIX Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) Analyst Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) HTML
1 1 (6.25%) Java SE
1 1 (6.25%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Open Source
1 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 16 (100.00%) UNIX
2 14 (87.50%) Linux
3 13 (81.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 11 (68.75%) Windows
5 9 (56.25%) Solaris
6 6 (37.50%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (6.25%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Migration
2 2 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (6.25%) SSADM
3 1 (6.25%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 15 (93.75%) Shell Script
2 13 (81.25%) Korn
3 8 (50.00%) Bash Shell
3 8 (50.00%) sed
4 7 (43.75%) Perl
4 7 (43.75%) SQL
5 2 (12.50%) Java
6 1 (6.25%) VB
6 1 (6.25%) Python
6 1 (6.25%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
1 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
1 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 6 (37.50%) Xen
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (6.25%) NFS
2 1 (6.25%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 6 (37.50%) Tivoli
1 6 (37.50%) Puppet
1 6 (37.50%) Cobbler
2 1 (6.25%) Nagios
2 1 (6.25%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 15 (93.75%) Oracle
2 13 (81.25%) Red Hat
3 9 (56.25%) Sun
4 6 (37.50%) IBM
5 1 (6.25%) EMC
5 1 (6.25%) Veritas
5 1 (6.25%) Remedy
5 1 (6.25%) Fujitsu
5 1 (6.25%) Egenera