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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
AWK
Rank 236 263 243
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -20
Contract jobs citing AWK 20 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.23% 0.053% 0.024%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.69% 0.16% 0.073%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 2 0
Average daily rate £350 £320 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £725
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -48.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £36.50 £42.00
% change year-on-year
- -13.09%
AWK
England

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
2909 3154 2744
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 33.89% 33.49% 32.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1888 1772 1437
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £260 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 118 112 131
Average hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.38 £17.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.28 £45.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

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

AWK
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

AWK
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing AWK across the South East region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016.

AWK Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

AWK
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

AWK
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 14 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +11 7 £305 +1.66% 1
Surrey - 5 £400 - 1
Buckinghamshire +13 4 £338 -
Hampshire - 4 £350 -
AWK
England

AWK
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 17 (77.27%) Unix
1 17 (77.27%) Shell Script
1 17 (77.27%) sed
2 13 (59.09%) Linux
3 10 (45.45%) Perl
3 10 (45.45%) IBM
3 10 (45.45%) Bash Shell
4 9 (40.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (40.91%) Red Hat
5 8 (36.36%) SLA
5 8 (36.36%) Oracle
5 8 (36.36%) Python
6 7 (31.82%) SQL
6 7 (31.82%) Korn
7 6 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
7 6 (27.27%) High Availability
7 6 (27.27%) VMware
7 6 (27.27%) ITIL
7 6 (27.27%) SAN
8 5 (22.73%) EMC
8 5 (22.73%) Migration
8 5 (22.73%) Ab Initio
8 5 (22.73%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (22.73%) Clustering
8 5 (22.73%) Veritas
8 5 (22.73%) Veritas File System
9 4 (18.18%) Logistics
9 4 (18.18%) Retail
9 4 (18.18%) Data Migration
9 4 (18.18%) Incident Management

AWK
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 4 (18.18%) IBM HTTP Server
1 4 (18.18%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 4 (18.18%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 6 (27.27%) SAN
2 4 (18.18%) HTTP
3 3 (13.64%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (18.18%) DB2
2 3 (13.64%) MySQL
2 3 (13.64%) VoltDB
3 1 (4.55%) OLTP
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.55%) VLDB
General
1 4 (18.18%) Retail
2 2 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) Applications Support
2 5 (22.73%) Analyst
2 5 (22.73%) Linux Administrator
3 4 (18.18%) Administrator
3 4 (18.18%) Applications Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) Applications Support Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) Linux Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) Linux Support
3 4 (18.18%) Linux Support Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) Senior Analyst
3 4 (18.18%) Senior Test Analyst
3 4 (18.18%) SQL Analyst
3 4 (18.18%) Support Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) Systems Administrator
3 4 (18.18%) Test Analyst
3 4 (18.18%) Unix Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) Consultant
5 2 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Unix Administrator
5 2 (9.09%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (18.18%) WebSphere MQ
2 3 (13.64%) IBM Integration Bus
2 3 (13.64%) J2EE
3 1 (4.55%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) Clustering
2 4 (18.18%) Data Centre
2 4 (18.18%) HACMP
2 4 (18.18%) SCADA
3 3 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (13.64%) Cryptography
3 3 (13.64%) LPAR
3 3 (13.64%) Management Information System
3 3 (13.64%) PKI
3 3 (13.64%) Smart Meter
4 2 (9.09%) Fat Client
4 2 (9.09%) Thin Client
5 1 (4.55%) EMC VMAX
Operating Systems
1 17 (77.27%) Unix
2 13 (59.09%) Linux
3 9 (40.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (18.18%) AIX
4 4 (18.18%) Windows
4 4 (18.18%) Windows Server
5 3 (13.64%) VMS
6 1 (4.55%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (27.27%) High Availability
1 6 (27.27%) ITIL
2 5 (22.73%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (22.73%) Migration
3 4 (18.18%) Change Management
3 4 (18.18%) Data Migration
3 4 (18.18%) Incident Management
3 4 (18.18%) Logistics
3 4 (18.18%) Performance Analysis
4 3 (13.64%) System Integration Testing
5 2 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (9.09%) Configuration Management
5 2 (9.09%) RUP
5 2 (9.09%) SDLC
5 2 (9.09%) Time Management
5 2 (9.09%) Waterfall
6 1 (4.55%) Benchmarking
6 1 (4.55%) Business Continuity
6 1 (4.55%) CRM
6 1 (4.55%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (77.27%) sed
1 17 (77.27%) Shell Script
2 10 (45.45%) Bash Shell
2 10 (45.45%) Perl
3 8 (36.36%) Python
4 7 (31.82%) Korn
4 7 (31.82%) SQL
5 1 (4.55%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) SC Cleared
1 3 (13.64%) Security Cleared
2 2 (9.09%) CCNA
2 2 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (9.09%) HNC
2 2 (9.09%) MCSE
2 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (9.09%) RHCSA
3 1 (4.55%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (36.36%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (22.73%) Veritas File System
3 4 (18.18%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 4 (18.18%) VMware ESX
4 2 (9.09%) Active Directory
4 2 (9.09%) VMware Workstation
4 2 (9.09%) XenServer
5 1 (4.55%) Tivoli Directory Server
5 1 (4.55%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) Puppet
2 1 (4.55%) NetBackup
2 1 (4.55%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 10 (45.45%) IBM
2 9 (40.91%) Red Hat
3 8 (36.36%) Oracle
4 6 (27.27%) VMware
5 5 (22.73%) Ab Initio
5 5 (22.73%) EMC
5 5 (22.73%) Veritas
6 4 (18.18%) 3PAR
6 4 (18.18%) Remedy
6 4 (18.18%) Symantec
7 1 (4.55%) NetApp
7 1 (4.55%) Sun