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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited AWK over the 3 months to 4 May 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
AWK
Rank 269 265 246
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -19
Contract jobs citing AWK 4 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.041% 0.020% 0.075%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.12% 0.061% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 1
Median daily rate £388 - £508
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £613 £360
% change year-on-year
-36.32% +70.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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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
3276 3268 3011
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 33.97% 32.83% 32.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2123 1966 1706
Median daily rate £400 £350 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +4.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £263 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £495 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 119 118 105
Median hourly rate £38.00 £39.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £20.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.40
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.09%

AWK
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing AWK as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing AWK within the South East region over the 3 months to 4 May 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
Hampshire - 2 £350 -
Surrey - 2 £425 -
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England

AWK
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 South East region with a requirement for AWK.

1 20 (80.00%) Unix
2 19 (76.00%) Shell Script
2 19 (76.00%) sed
3 16 (64.00%) Linux
4 12 (48.00%) IBM
4 12 (48.00%) Perl
5 11 (44.00%) Red Hat
6 10 (40.00%) SQL
6 10 (40.00%) Bash Shell
7 9 (36.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 9 (36.00%) Korn
8 8 (32.00%) Oracle
8 8 (32.00%) SLA
8 8 (32.00%) Python
9 6 (24.00%) VMware
9 6 (24.00%) SAN
9 6 (24.00%) ITIL
9 6 (24.00%) WebSphere
9 6 (24.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 6 (24.00%) High Availability
10 5 (20.00%) Veritas File System
10 5 (20.00%) Retail
10 5 (20.00%) Clustering
10 5 (20.00%) SCADA
10 5 (20.00%) Logistics
10 5 (20.00%) J2EE
10 5 (20.00%) MySQL
10 5 (20.00%) EMC
10 5 (20.00%) Veritas
10 5 (20.00%) Ab Initio

AWK
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 6 (24.00%) WebSphere
2 4 (16.00%) IBM HTTP Server
2 4 (16.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 2 (8.00%) Apache
3 2 (8.00%) JBoss
3 2 (8.00%) Tomcat
3 2 (8.00%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 6 (24.00%) SAN
2 4 (16.00%) HTTP
3 3 (12.00%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.00%) MySQL
2 4 (16.00%) DB2
3 3 (12.00%) VoltDB
4 2 (8.00%) MarkLogic
5 1 (4.00%) OLTP
5 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
5 1 (4.00%) VLDB
Development Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Ant
1 2 (8.00%) Burp Suite
1 2 (8.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (8.00%) GitLab
1 2 (8.00%) Jasmine
1 2 (8.00%) JUnit
1 2 (8.00%) Sinon.JS
1 2 (8.00%) Sonatype Nexus
1 2 (8.00%) Subversion
1 2 (8.00%) TeamCity
General
1 5 (20.00%) Retail
2 2 (8.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (36.00%) Applications Support
2 7 (28.00%) Administrator
3 6 (24.00%) Analyst
3 6 (24.00%) Applications Engineer
3 6 (24.00%) Applications Support Engineer
3 6 (24.00%) Support Engineer
4 5 (20.00%) Linux Administrator
4 5 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
4 5 (20.00%) Senior Test Analyst
4 5 (20.00%) SQL Analyst
4 5 (20.00%) Test Analyst
5 4 (16.00%) Linux Engineer
5 4 (16.00%) Linux Support
5 4 (16.00%) Linux Support Engineer
5 4 (16.00%) Systems Administrator
5 4 (16.00%) Unix Analyst
6 3 (12.00%) Consultant
7 2 (8.00%) Senior Applications Engineer
7 2 (8.00%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (8.00%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.00%) J2EE
2 4 (16.00%) WebSphere MQ
3 3 (12.00%) IBM Integration Bus
4 2 (8.00%) JDBC
4 2 (8.00%) LAMP
4 2 (8.00%) XML
5 1 (4.00%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Clustering
1 5 (20.00%) SCADA
2 4 (16.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (16.00%) HACMP
3 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (12.00%) Cryptography
3 3 (12.00%) LPAR
3 3 (12.00%) Management Information System
3 3 (12.00%) PKI
3 3 (12.00%) Smart Meter
4 2 (8.00%) Fat Client
4 2 (8.00%) Thin Client
5 1 (4.00%) EMC VMAX
Operating Systems
1 20 (80.00%) Unix
2 16 (64.00%) Linux
3 9 (36.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (16.00%) AIX
4 4 (16.00%) Windows
4 4 (16.00%) Windows Server
5 3 (12.00%) Solaris
5 3 (12.00%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (24.00%) High Availability
1 6 (24.00%) ITIL
2 5 (20.00%) Data Acquisition
2 5 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (20.00%) Logistics
2 5 (20.00%) Migration
3 4 (16.00%) Change Management
3 4 (16.00%) Data Migration
3 4 (16.00%) Incident Management
3 4 (16.00%) Performance Analysis
4 3 (12.00%) Storage Virtualisation
4 3 (12.00%) System Integration Testing
5 2 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (8.00%) Configuration Management
5 2 (8.00%) DevOps
5 2 (8.00%) Scrum
5 2 (8.00%) SDLC
5 2 (8.00%) Time Management
5 2 (8.00%) Waterfall
5 2 (8.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 19 (76.00%) sed
1 19 (76.00%) Shell Script
2 12 (48.00%) Perl
3 10 (40.00%) Bash Shell
3 10 (40.00%) SQL
4 9 (36.00%) Korn
5 8 (32.00%) Python
6 2 (8.00%) Java
6 2 (8.00%) PHP
7 1 (4.00%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 3 (12.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (12.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.00%) CCNA
2 2 (8.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (8.00%) HNC
2 2 (8.00%) MCSE
2 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (8.00%) RHCSA
3 1 (4.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (32.00%) SLA
2 2 (8.00%) QA
System Software
1 6 (24.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (20.00%) Veritas File System
3 4 (16.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 4 (16.00%) VMware ESX
4 2 (8.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (8.00%) Docker
4 2 (8.00%) VMware Workstation
4 2 (8.00%) XenServer
5 1 (4.00%) Tivoli Directory Server
5 1 (4.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 4 (16.00%) Puppet
2 2 (8.00%) Ansible
2 2 (8.00%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (4.00%) NetBackup
3 1 (4.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 12 (48.00%) IBM
2 11 (44.00%) Red Hat
3 8 (32.00%) Oracle
4 6 (24.00%) VMware
5 5 (20.00%) Ab Initio
5 5 (20.00%) EMC
5 5 (20.00%) Veritas
6 4 (16.00%) 3PAR
6 4 (16.00%) Remedy
6 4 (16.00%) Symantec
7 2 (8.00%) Rackspace
8 1 (4.00%) NetApp
8 1 (4.00%) Sun