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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
AWK
Rank 236 236 236
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs citing AWK 17 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.17% 0.012% 0.057%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.53% 0.033% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 5
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£415 - £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £209 £425
% change year-on-year
+98.80% -50.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £10.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £20.00 -
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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
3209 3002 2865
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 32.70% 35.29% 32.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 1859 1655 1420
Average daily rate £350 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 109 115 161
Average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -1.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.38 £15.00 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

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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 21 November 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
Hampshire - 9 £415 -
Berkshire - 4 - -
Buckinghamshire - 4 - -
Surrey - - - -
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England

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 22 (88.00%) UNIX
1 22 (88.00%) Shell Script
2 21 (84.00%) Oracle
3 20 (80.00%) Linux
4 17 (68.00%) Korn
4 17 (68.00%) sed
5 16 (64.00%) NAS
5 16 (64.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 16 (64.00%) FTP
5 16 (64.00%) HTTPS
5 16 (64.00%) Red Hat
5 16 (64.00%) Migration
6 14 (56.00%) DMZ
6 14 (56.00%) Windows
7 9 (36.00%) Sun
7 9 (36.00%) Firewall
8 8 (32.00%) Java
9 7 (28.00%) Perl
9 7 (28.00%) WebSphere
10 6 (24.00%) Spreadsheet
10 6 (24.00%) HTML
11 5 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
12 4 (16.00%) Finance
12 4 (16.00%) IBM
12 4 (16.00%) DNS
12 4 (16.00%) LDAP
12 4 (16.00%) Java EE
13 3 (12.00%) PKI
13 3 (12.00%) Eclipse
13 3 (12.00%) TCP/IP

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Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 7 (28.00%) WebSphere
2 3 (12.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (8.00%) Apache
3 2 (8.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (24.00%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (4.00%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 16 (64.00%) FTP
1 16 (64.00%) HTTPS
1 16 (64.00%) NAS
2 14 (56.00%) DMZ
3 9 (36.00%) Firewall
4 4 (16.00%) DNS
4 4 (16.00%) LDAP
5 3 (12.00%) TCP/IP
6 1 (4.00%) SSL
6 1 (4.00%) SMTP
6 1 (4.00%) HTTP
6 1 (4.00%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.00%) DB2
2 1 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Eclipse
2 1 (4.00%) Subversion
2 1 (4.00%) Maven
2 1 (4.00%) TeamCity
2 1 (4.00%) Trac
2 1 (4.00%) Ant
General
1 4 (16.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (32.00%) Systems Administrator
1 8 (32.00%) Administrator
2 7 (28.00%) UNIX Systems Administrator
2 7 (28.00%) UNIX Administrator
3 6 (24.00%) Consultant
4 5 (20.00%) Applications Support
5 3 (12.00%) UNIX Consultant
5 3 (12.00%) Systems Support
5 3 (12.00%) Migration Consultant
5 3 (12.00%) Security Specialist
6 2 (8.00%) Support Specialist
6 2 (8.00%) Applications Specialist
6 2 (8.00%) Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) UNIX Support
6 2 (8.00%) Applications Support Specialist
7 1 (4.00%) Systems Support Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) UNIX Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Systems Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (24.00%) HTML
2 4 (16.00%) Java EE
3 3 (12.00%) CSS
3 3 (12.00%) XML
4 1 (4.00%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 22 (88.00%) UNIX
2 20 (80.00%) Linux
3 16 (64.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 14 (56.00%) Windows
5 3 (12.00%) AIX
5 3 (12.00%) Solaris
6 1 (4.00%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (64.00%) Migration
2 5 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (4.00%) SSADM
3 1 (4.00%) RUP
3 1 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (4.00%) Time Management
3 1 (4.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 22 (88.00%) Shell Script
2 17 (68.00%) Korn
2 17 (68.00%) sed
3 8 (32.00%) Java
4 7 (28.00%) Perl
5 3 (12.00%) JavaScript
6 2 (8.00%) Bash Shell
7 1 (4.00%) PL/SQL
7 1 (4.00%) SQL
7 1 (4.00%) Python
7 1 (4.00%) C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 3 (12.00%) Tivoli Identity Manager
2 1 (4.00%) Nagios
2 1 (4.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 21 (84.00%) Oracle
2 16 (64.00%) Red Hat
3 9 (36.00%) Sun
4 4 (16.00%) IBM
5 3 (12.00%) Alias
6 1 (4.00%) Ab Initio
6 1 (4.00%) Remedy