The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for AWK skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited AWK over the 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

AWK
UK / England
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 566 610 612
Rank change year-on-year +44 +2  
Contract jobs citing AWK 16 22 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.038% 0.045% 0.025%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.090% 0.11% 0.066%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 10 8
Median daily rate £383 £450 £493
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.00% -8.72%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £400 £410
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £503 £660
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £425 £375
% change year-on-year -10.00% +13.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

AWK is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 17797 19305 19561
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 41.91% 39.10% 38.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 12243 13462 13266
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 359 413 395
Median hourly rate £41.75 £37.50 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.33% +1.35%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.85 £15.95 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.30 £51.10 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year +13.33% +2.73%  

AWK
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing AWK as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for AWK in England

AWK
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for AWK in England

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for AWK in England

AWK
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing AWK within the England region over the 3 months to 24 June 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
South East - 7 £383 - 1
London +4 6 £435 -3.33% 1
North West - 2 - -
East of England -4 1 £450 +12.50%
AWK
UK

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 across the England region with a requirement for AWK.

1 19 (82.61%) Linux
2 13 (56.52%) Unix
3 11 (47.83%) Perl
4 10 (43.48%) SQL
4 10 (43.48%) Korn
4 10 (43.48%) CentOS
4 10 (43.48%) sed
5 9 (39.13%) VMware
5 9 (39.13%) Windows
5 9 (39.13%) Red Hat
6 8 (34.78%) HP
6 8 (34.78%) Shell Script
6 8 (34.78%) EMC
6 8 (34.78%) Solaris
6 8 (34.78%) Oracle
7 7 (30.43%) XML
7 7 (30.43%) ETL
7 7 (30.43%) OCP
7 7 (30.43%) OCA
7 7 (30.43%) Oracle Certification
7 7 (30.43%) RHCE
7 7 (30.43%) Sun
7 7 (30.43%) StorageTek
7 7 (30.43%) Veritas
7 7 (30.43%) NetBackup
7 7 (30.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (30.43%) Degree
7 7 (30.43%) Brocade
7 7 (30.43%) Veritas Storage Foundation
7 7 (30.43%) Mathematics

AWK
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 5 (21.74%) SAS
2 1 (4.35%) Apache
2 1 (4.35%) MQSeries
2 1 (4.35%) OpenStack
2 1 (4.35%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (21.74%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (8.70%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (8.70%) Amazon S3
1 2 (8.70%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
1 2 (8.70%) GitHub
1 2 (8.70%) Loggly
1 2 (8.70%) OpenShift
1 2 (8.70%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 1 (4.35%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 7 (30.43%) Fibre Channel
2 3 (13.04%) SAN
3 2 (8.70%) SNMP
3 2 (8.70%) TCP/IP
4 1 (4.35%) DNS
4 1 (4.35%) HTTP
4 1 (4.35%) iSCSI
4 1 (4.35%) LDAP
4 1 (4.35%) OpenLDAP
4 1 (4.35%) SSH
4 1 (4.35%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (21.74%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (21.74%) PostgreSQL
1 5 (21.74%) SAS Enterprise Guide
1 5 (21.74%) Star Schema
2 4 (17.39%) DB2
3 2 (8.70%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (8.70%) DB2 UDB
3 2 (8.70%) Informix
3 2 (8.70%) MongoDB
3 2 (8.70%) MySQL
3 2 (8.70%) OLTP
3 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
4 1 (4.35%) Hadoop
4 1 (4.35%) HBase
4 1 (4.35%) OpenTSDB
4 1 (4.35%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 6 (26.09%) Jenkins
2 5 (21.74%) Git (software)
3 4 (17.39%) JIRA
4 3 (13.04%) Maven
4 3 (13.04%) Subversion
4 3 (13.04%) TeamCity
5 2 (8.70%) Ant
5 2 (8.70%) Artifactory
5 2 (8.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (8.70%) Bitbucket
5 2 (8.70%) Cucumber
5 2 (8.70%) Eclipse
5 2 (8.70%) Gradle
5 2 (8.70%) HP UFT
5 2 (8.70%) IntelliJ
5 2 (8.70%) LoadRunner
5 2 (8.70%) Selenium
5 2 (8.70%) Sonatype Nexus
5 2 (8.70%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (8.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (13.04%) Banking
2 2 (8.70%) Retail
2 2 (8.70%) Retail Banking
3 1 (4.35%) Finance
3 1 (4.35%) Investment Banking
3 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (52.17%) Administrator
2 7 (30.43%) Systems Administrator
2 7 (30.43%) Unix Administrator
3 6 (26.09%) Linux Administrator
4 5 (21.74%) Data Engineer
5 4 (17.39%) Unix Systems Administrator
6 3 (13.04%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 3 (13.04%) Senior Data Engineer
6 3 (13.04%) Solaris Administrator
7 2 (8.70%) Architect
7 2 (8.70%) AWS DevOps
7 2 (8.70%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 2 (8.70%) AWS Engineer
7 2 (8.70%) Data Architect
7 2 (8.70%) DB2 Administrator
7 2 (8.70%) DB2 DBA
7 2 (8.70%) DBA
7 2 (8.70%) DevOps Engineer
8 1 (4.35%) Developer
8 1 (4.35%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (30.43%) XML
2 6 (26.09%) REST
3 2 (8.70%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (4.35%) JSON
4 1 (4.35%) Middleware
4 1 (4.35%) Rendezvous
4 1 (4.35%) SOAP
4 1 (4.35%) XSL
4 1 (4.35%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (30.43%) Computer Science
2 3 (13.04%) Management Information System
3 2 (8.70%) HACMP
3 2 (8.70%) Replication
4 1 (4.35%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 19 (82.61%) Linux
2 13 (56.52%) Unix
3 10 (43.48%) CentOS
4 9 (39.13%) Windows
5 8 (34.78%) Solaris
6 7 (30.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (4.35%) Debian
7 1 (4.35%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (30.43%) ETL
1 7 (30.43%) Mathematics
2 6 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (21.74%) Change Management
3 5 (21.74%) Configuration Management
3 5 (21.74%) Data Analysis
3 5 (21.74%) Data Integration
3 5 (21.74%) DevOps
3 5 (21.74%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (21.74%) Scrum
3 5 (21.74%) SQL Optimisation
3 5 (21.74%) Validation
4 4 (17.39%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (17.39%) Migration
4 4 (17.39%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (13.04%) Benchmarking
5 3 (13.04%) Business Continuity
5 3 (13.04%) Information Security
5 3 (13.04%) QMS
5 3 (13.04%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (47.83%) Perl
2 10 (43.48%) Korn
2 10 (43.48%) sed
2 10 (43.48%) SQL
3 8 (34.78%) Shell Script
4 7 (30.43%) Bourne shell
5 6 (26.09%) PowerShell
6 5 (21.74%) SAS Macro
6 5 (21.74%) VBScript
7 4 (17.39%) Bash Shell
7 4 (17.39%) Python
8 2 (8.70%) Java
9 1 (4.35%) C-shell
9 1 (4.35%) Go
9 1 (4.35%) PHP
9 1 (4.35%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (30.43%) Degree
1 7 (30.43%) OCA
1 7 (30.43%) OCP
1 7 (30.43%) Oracle Certification
1 7 (30.43%) RHCE
1 7 (30.43%) RHCSA
2 5 (21.74%) SC Cleared
2 5 (21.74%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (21.74%) Data Quality
System Software
1 7 (30.43%) GlusterFS
1 7 (30.43%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 2 (8.70%) Docker
2 2 (8.70%) LXC
2 2 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (30.43%) NetBackup
1 7 (30.43%) Oracle ZFS
1 7 (30.43%) Red Hat Satellite
1 7 (30.43%) Red Hat Spacewalk
1 7 (30.43%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 4 (17.39%) Puppet
3 3 (13.04%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (8.70%) Ansible
4 2 (8.70%) Nagios
4 2 (8.70%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Opsview
5 1 (4.35%) vCenter Server
5 1 (4.35%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 9 (39.13%) Red Hat
1 9 (39.13%) VMware
2 8 (34.78%) EMC
2 8 (34.78%) HP
2 8 (34.78%) Oracle
3 7 (30.43%) Brocade
3 7 (30.43%) StorageTek
3 7 (30.43%) Sun
3 7 (30.43%) Veritas
4 5 (21.74%) Greenplum
5 2 (8.70%) NetApp
5 2 (8.70%) Splunk
6 1 (4.35%) Dell
6 1 (4.35%) Google
6 1 (4.35%) IBM
6 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
6 1 (4.35%) TIBCO
Redhill, Surrey
The Bridge Ltd
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