The table below looks at the statistics for AWK skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited AWK over the 3 months to 2 December 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
AWK
Rank 610 596 606
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +10
Contract jobs citing AWK 18 49 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.036% 0.088% 0.055%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.088% 0.23% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 31 16
Median daily rate £375 £370 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% -12.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £300 £388
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £473 £487
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £343 £415
% change year-on-year
+2.18% -17.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £28.75 £36.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -21.23%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £37.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
- +1.36%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Programming Languages Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
20516 21494 21612
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 40.89% 38.69% 37.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 14091 14625 14619
Median daily rate £425 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £298 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £590 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 421 558 425
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £17.50 £15.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

AWK
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing AWK as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

AWK Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

AWK
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing AWK within the UK.

AWK Daily Rate Trend in the UK

AWK
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing AWK within the UK over the 3 months to 2 December 2016.

AWK Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

AWK
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing AWK within the UK.

AWK Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

AWK
Top 11 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing AWK within the UK over the 3 months to 2 December 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
England -14 18 £375 +1.35% 3
London -17 10 £375 -19.70%
South West +5 4 £350 -0.70%
Cornwall - 4 £350 -
City of London -10 3 £375 -16.85%
Leeds - 2 - - 1
West Yorkshire - 2 - - 1
Yorkshire - 2 - - 2
South East +24 1 £500 +53.84% 1
Oxfordshire - 1 £500 -
Oxford - 1 £500 -

AWK
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 December 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 with a requirement for AWK.

1 29 (80.56%) Linux
2 23 (63.89%) Red Hat
2 23 (63.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 21 (58.33%) Unix
4 17 (47.22%) SQL
5 16 (44.44%) Apache
5 16 (44.44%) VMware
6 15 (41.67%) Tomcat
6 15 (41.67%) Oracle
7 14 (38.89%) Perl
7 14 (38.89%) Puppet
7 14 (38.89%) sed
8 13 (36.11%) Bash Shell
8 13 (36.11%) VMware Infrastructure
8 13 (36.11%) Java
8 13 (36.11%) Windows
8 13 (36.11%) Configuration Management
9 12 (33.33%) PL/SQL
10 10 (27.78%) Load Balancing
10 10 (27.78%) Nagios
10 10 (27.78%) PHP
11 9 (25.00%) Active Directory
11 9 (25.00%) SSH
11 9 (25.00%) Finance
11 9 (25.00%) PowerShell
12 8 (22.22%) Subversion
12 8 (22.22%) DevOps
12 8 (22.22%) Endeca
12 8 (22.22%) E-Commerce
13 7 (19.44%) DNS

AWK
Top Related IT Skills 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 16 (44.44%) Apache
2 15 (41.67%) Tomcat
3 3 (8.33%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.78%) Apache Solr
4 1 (2.78%) CMS
4 1 (2.78%) JBoss
4 1 (2.78%) nginx
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 6 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.78%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 1 (2.78%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (2.78%) Amazon Glacier
2 1 (2.78%) Amazon S3
2 1 (2.78%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (2.78%) Route 53
2 1 (2.78%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 9 (25.00%) SSH
2 7 (19.44%) DNS
3 5 (13.89%) Firewall
4 4 (11.11%) SAN
4 4 (11.11%) SMTP
4 4 (11.11%) SSL
4 4 (11.11%) X.509
5 3 (8.33%) HTTP
5 3 (8.33%) Network Security
6 1 (2.78%) Kerberos
6 1 (2.78%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (19.44%) Oracle Database
2 6 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (8.33%) Big Data
4 2 (5.56%) DB2
4 2 (5.56%) DB2 UDB
4 2 (5.56%) OLTP
5 1 (2.78%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (2.78%) KDB
5 1 (2.78%) Kdb+
Development Applications
1 8 (22.22%) Subversion
2 4 (11.11%) Git (software)
3 3 (8.33%) JIRA
4 1 (2.78%) Build Forge
General
1 9 (25.00%) Finance
2 6 (16.67%) Banking
2 6 (16.67%) Marketing
3 4 (11.11%) Games
4 3 (8.33%) Back Office
4 3 (8.33%) Front Office
4 3 (8.33%) Investment Banking
4 3 (8.33%) Publishing
4 3 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (33.33%) Administrator
1 12 (33.33%) Developer
2 11 (30.56%) Linux Administrator
2 11 (30.56%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 11 (30.56%) Systems Administrator
3 6 (16.67%) Senior Linux Administrator
3 6 (16.67%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
3 6 (16.67%) Senior Systems Administrator
4 5 (13.89%) Analyst
5 4 (11.11%) Technical Analyst
6 3 (8.33%) Applications Support
6 3 (8.33%) Java Developer
6 3 (8.33%) Linux Scripter
6 3 (8.33%) Unix Support
6 3 (8.33%) VMWare Administrator
7 2 (5.56%) DB2 DBA
7 2 (5.56%) Linux Support
7 2 (5.56%) Oracle Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Unix Administrator
7 2 (5.56%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (16.67%) XML
2 3 (8.33%) MDX
2 3 (8.33%) SOAP
2 3 (8.33%) Web Services
2 3 (8.33%) XSLT
3 2 (5.56%) Middleware
4 1 (2.78%) Apache Commons
4 1 (2.78%) Guava
4 1 (2.78%) Hibernate
4 1 (2.78%) Java EE
4 1 (2.78%) JPA
4 1 (2.78%) POSIX
4 1 (2.78%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 4 (11.11%) Clustering
2 4 (11.11%) EMC VNX
3 3 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (8.33%) Equities
3 3 (8.33%) Grid Computing
3 3 (8.33%) Reference Data
4 2 (5.56%) HACMP
4 2 (5.56%) Pricing Data
4 2 (5.56%) Replication
4 2 (5.56%) Statistics
4 2 (5.56%) Visualisation
5 1 (2.78%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 29 (80.56%) Linux
2 23 (63.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 21 (58.33%) Unix
4 13 (36.11%) Windows
5 4 (11.11%) Windows Server
6 2 (5.56%) CentOS
7 1 (2.78%) Debian
7 1 (2.78%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (36.11%) Configuration Management
2 10 (27.78%) Load Balancing
3 8 (22.22%) DevOps
3 8 (22.22%) E-Commerce
4 6 (16.67%) Translating Business Requirements
5 5 (13.89%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (13.89%) ITIL
5 5 (13.89%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (8.33%) B2B
6 3 (8.33%) B2C
6 3 (8.33%) Business Analysis
6 3 (8.33%) Data Modelling
6 3 (8.33%) Defect Management
6 3 (8.33%) Risk Management
6 3 (8.33%) SDLC
6 3 (8.33%) Software Delivery
6 3 (8.33%) Technical Architecture
6 3 (8.33%) Test Management
6 3 (8.33%) Time Management
6 3 (8.33%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 17 (47.22%) SQL
2 14 (38.89%) Perl
2 14 (38.89%) sed
3 13 (36.11%) Bash Shell
3 13 (36.11%) Java
4 12 (33.33%) PL/SQL
5 10 (27.78%) PHP
6 9 (25.00%) PowerShell
7 5 (13.89%) Shell Script
8 4 (11.11%) C++
8 4 (11.11%) JavaScript
9 3 (8.33%) C#
9 3 (8.33%) Python
9 3 (8.33%) Scala
10 2 (5.56%) Korn
10 2 (5.56%) MATLAB
11 1 (2.78%) Ruby
11 1 (2.78%) VB
11 1 (2.78%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (2.78%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.78%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (36.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 4 (11.11%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 4 (11.11%) VMware ESX
3 4 (11.11%) vSphere
4 1 (2.78%) iptables
Systems Management
1 14 (38.89%) Puppet
2 10 (27.78%) Nagios
3 4 (11.11%) NetBackup
3 4 (11.11%) vRealize
3 4 (11.11%) Zenoss
4 3 (8.33%) Control-M
5 2 (5.56%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (2.78%) Ansible
6 1 (2.78%) HAProxy
6 1 (2.78%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (2.78%) SELinux
Vendors
1 23 (63.89%) Red Hat
2 16 (44.44%) VMware
3 15 (41.67%) Oracle
4 8 (22.22%) Endeca
5 6 (16.67%) Bloomberg
5 6 (16.67%) Reuters
6 4 (11.11%) Brocade
6 4 (11.11%) Cisco
6 4 (11.11%) Dell
6 4 (11.11%) EMC
6 4 (11.11%) HP
6 4 (11.11%) Symantec
6 4 (11.11%) Veritas
7 3 (8.33%) DataSynapse
7 3 (8.33%) GoldenSource
8 2 (5.56%) hybris
8 2 (5.56%) NetApp