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 24 February 2017 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
AWK
UK
Rank 600 581 590
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +9
Contract jobs citing AWK 8 47 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.018% 0.090% 0.040%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.043% 0.24% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 21 10
Median daily rate £450 £370 £484
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.62% -23.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £285 £336
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £442 £555
UK excluding London median daily rate - £360 £375
% change year-on-year
- -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £36.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £36.50

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
18473 19878 19824
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 40.68% 38.22% 37.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 12733 13507 13054
Median daily rate £430 £418 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.99% +4.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £297 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 424 487 421
Median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.65 £18.30 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.85 £50.51 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +12.67%

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 24 February 2017.

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 5 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 24 February 2017. 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 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 -3 8 £450 +25.00% 6
London +19 5 £450 +1.80% 3
Leeds - 3 - - 1
West Yorkshire - 3 - - 1
Yorkshire - 3 - - 2

AWK
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 17 (65.38%) Windows
1 17 (65.38%) Linux
2 15 (57.69%) Puppet
3 14 (53.85%) Apache
3 14 (53.85%) Tomcat
3 14 (53.85%) Perl
4 13 (50.00%) VMware
5 12 (46.15%) VMware Infrastructure
5 12 (46.15%) Red Hat
6 11 (42.31%) Unix
6 11 (42.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 11 (42.31%) Bash Shell
6 11 (42.31%) sed
7 10 (38.46%) SQL
8 9 (34.62%) Active Directory
8 9 (34.62%) Nagios
8 9 (34.62%) Configuration Management
8 9 (34.62%) Load Balancing
8 9 (34.62%) Performance Tuning
8 9 (34.62%) DevOps
9 8 (30.77%) Linux Command Line
9 8 (30.77%) SSH
9 8 (30.77%) PowerShell
9 8 (30.77%) PHP
10 7 (26.92%) Java
10 7 (26.92%) DNS
10 7 (26.92%) Amazon AWS
11 6 (23.08%) Git (software)
11 6 (23.08%) Oracle
12 5 (19.23%) DB2

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 14 (53.85%) Apache
1 14 (53.85%) Tomcat
2 4 (15.38%) DataSynapse
2 4 (15.38%) WebSphere
3 1 (3.85%) JBoss
3 1 (3.85%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 7 (26.92%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (7.69%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (7.69%) Amazon S3
2 2 (7.69%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 1 (3.85%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (3.85%) Amazon Glacier
3 1 (3.85%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (3.85%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 1 (3.85%) GitHub
3 1 (3.85%) Loggly
3 1 (3.85%) OpenShift
3 1 (3.85%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 8 (30.77%) SSH
2 7 (26.92%) DNS
3 4 (15.38%) HTTP
3 4 (15.38%) SAN
3 4 (15.38%) SMTP
3 4 (15.38%) SSL
4 2 (7.69%) Firewall
4 2 (7.69%) TCP/IP
4 2 (7.69%) X.509
5 1 (3.85%) Kerberos
5 1 (3.85%) LDAP
5 1 (3.85%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (19.23%) DB2
1 5 (19.23%) DB2 UDB
1 5 (19.23%) OLTP
1 5 (19.23%) Oracle Database
2 4 (15.38%) Big Data
2 4 (15.38%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (3.85%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (3.85%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (3.85%) Hadoop
3 1 (3.85%) HBase
3 1 (3.85%) Informix
3 1 (3.85%) KDB
3 1 (3.85%) Kdb+
3 1 (3.85%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.85%) MySQL
3 1 (3.85%) OpenTSDB
3 1 (3.85%) RDBMS
3 1 (3.85%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (23.08%) Git (software)
2 5 (19.23%) JIRA
3 3 (11.54%) Jenkins
4 2 (7.69%) Subversion
5 1 (3.85%) Ant
5 1 (3.85%) Artifactory
5 1 (3.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (3.85%) Bitbucket
5 1 (3.85%) Cucumber
5 1 (3.85%) Eclipse
5 1 (3.85%) Gradle
5 1 (3.85%) HP UFT
5 1 (3.85%) IntelliJ
5 1 (3.85%) LoadRunner
5 1 (3.85%) Maven
5 1 (3.85%) Selenium
5 1 (3.85%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (3.85%) TeamCity
5 1 (3.85%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (19.23%) Finance
2 4 (15.38%) Banking
2 4 (15.38%) Games
Job Titles
1 12 (46.15%) Administrator
2 8 (30.77%) Linux Administrator
2 8 (30.77%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 8 (30.77%) Systems Administrator
3 5 (19.23%) DB2 DBA
3 5 (19.23%) DBA
3 5 (19.23%) Developer
3 5 (19.23%) Senior Linux Administrator
3 5 (19.23%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
3 5 (19.23%) Senior Systems Administrator
4 4 (15.38%) DB2 Administrator
5 3 (11.54%) Java Developer
5 3 (11.54%) Linux Scripter
6 2 (7.69%) Architect
6 2 (7.69%) VMWare Administrator
7 1 (3.85%) Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Applications Support
7 1 (3.85%) AWS Architect
7 1 (3.85%) AWS Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (15.38%) SOAP
1 4 (15.38%) XML
2 3 (11.54%) Web Services
3 1 (3.85%) .NET
3 1 (3.85%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (3.85%) POSIX
3 1 (3.85%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 8 (30.77%) Linux Command Line
2 5 (19.23%) Data Centre
2 5 (19.23%) HACMP
2 5 (19.23%) Replication
3 4 (15.38%) Clustering
3 4 (15.38%) EMC VNX
3 4 (15.38%) Grid Computing
4 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 17 (65.38%) Linux
1 17 (65.38%) Windows
2 11 (42.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 11 (42.31%) Unix
3 4 (15.38%) Windows Server
4 3 (11.54%) CentOS
5 1 (3.85%) Debian
5 1 (3.85%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (34.62%) Configuration Management
1 9 (34.62%) DevOps
1 9 (34.62%) Load Balancing
1 9 (34.62%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (19.23%) Change Management
2 5 (19.23%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (19.23%) ETL
2 5 (19.23%) ITIL
3 4 (15.38%) Business Analysis
3 4 (15.38%) Defect Management
3 4 (15.38%) Risk Management
3 4 (15.38%) SDLC
3 4 (15.38%) Software Delivery
3 4 (15.38%) Technical Architecture
3 4 (15.38%) Test Management
3 4 (15.38%) Time Management
3 4 (15.38%) Validation
4 3 (11.54%) Analytics
4 3 (11.54%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 14 (53.85%) Perl
2 11 (42.31%) Bash Shell
2 11 (42.31%) sed
3 10 (38.46%) SQL
4 8 (30.77%) PHP
4 8 (30.77%) PowerShell
5 7 (26.92%) Java
6 4 (15.38%) JavaScript
6 4 (15.38%) Python
6 4 (15.38%) Scala
7 2 (7.69%) PL/SQL
8 1 (3.85%) C++
8 1 (3.85%) Go
8 1 (3.85%) Korn
8 1 (3.85%) Ruby
8 1 (3.85%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (15.38%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (46.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (34.62%) Active Directory
3 4 (15.38%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 4 (15.38%) VMware ESX
3 4 (15.38%) vSphere
4 1 (3.85%) Docker
4 1 (3.85%) iptables
4 1 (3.85%) LXC
Systems Management
1 15 (57.69%) Puppet
2 9 (34.62%) Nagios
3 5 (19.23%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 4 (15.38%) NetBackup
4 4 (15.38%) vRealize
4 4 (15.38%) Zenoss
5 3 (11.54%) Control-M
5 3 (11.54%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (7.69%) Ansible
7 1 (3.85%) HAProxy
7 1 (3.85%) Opsview
7 1 (3.85%) SELinux
Vendors
1 13 (50.00%) VMware
2 12 (46.15%) Red Hat
3 6 (23.08%) Oracle
4 5 (19.23%) NetApp
5 4 (15.38%) Brocade
5 4 (15.38%) Cisco
5 4 (15.38%) Dell
5 4 (15.38%) EMC
5 4 (15.38%) HP
5 4 (15.38%) Symantec
5 4 (15.38%) Veritas
6 3 (11.54%) Bloomberg
6 3 (11.54%) Reuters
7 1 (3.85%) Splunk
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