The table below looks at the statistics for AWK skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited AWK over the 3 months to 11 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
AWK
Rank 131 148 128
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -20
Contract jobs citing AWK 13 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.44% 0.031% 0.077%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.11% 0.083% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 0 1
Average daily rate £370 - £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £725
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -48.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £36.50 -
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 West region.

Programming Languages Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1173 1208 904
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 39.38% 37.47% 34.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 759 777 544
Average daily rate £370 £386 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.20% +18.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 75 45
Average hourly rate £42.50 £36.40 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.75% +12.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £22.80 £14.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £44.50 £40.00
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 West

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

AWK Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

AWK
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

AWK Daily Rate Trend in the South West

AWK
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

AWK Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

AWK
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 11 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
Wiltshire - 12 £370 -
AWK
England

AWK
Top 27 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 13 (100.00%) Oracle
1 13 (100.00%) Linux
1 13 (100.00%) Python
1 13 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 13 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 13 (100.00%) sed
1 13 (100.00%) Oracle Linux
2 12 (92.31%) Load Balancing
2 12 (92.31%) Samba
2 12 (92.31%) NetApp
3 11 (84.62%) Perl
3 11 (84.62%) NFS
3 11 (84.62%) ITIL
3 11 (84.62%) Finance
3 11 (84.62%) Puppet
3 11 (84.62%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (84.62%) ITIL V3
3 11 (84.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (69.23%) Configuration Management
5 8 (61.54%) SC Cleared
5 8 (61.54%) Security Cleared
6 1 (7.69%) Incident Management
6 1 (7.69%) Project Management
6 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
6 1 (7.69%) Unix
6 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
6 1 (7.69%) Disclosure Scotland

AWK
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
General
1 11 (84.62%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Project Manager
2 4 (30.77%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Linux Specialist
3 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared Project Manager
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Linux
1 13 (100.00%) Oracle Linux
2 11 (84.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (7.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (92.31%) Load Balancing
2 11 (84.62%) ITIL
2 11 (84.62%) ITIL V3
3 9 (69.23%) Configuration Management
4 1 (7.69%) Incident Management
4 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
4 1 (7.69%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 13 (100.00%) Python
1 13 (100.00%) sed
2 11 (84.62%) Perl
Qualifications
1 8 (61.54%) SC Cleared
1 8 (61.54%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 12 (92.31%) Samba
2 11 (84.62%) NFS
Systems Management
1 11 (84.62%) Opscode Chef
1 11 (84.62%) Puppet
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) Oracle
1 13 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 12 (92.31%) NetApp