Period
to 17 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for AWK skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited AWK over the 6 months to 17 January 2018 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
England > South East
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 363 349 355
Rank change year-on-year -14 +6 0
Contract jobs citing AWK 5 1 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.030% 0.006% 0.089%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.085% 0.019% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 11
South East median daily rate £413 £500 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.50% +42.86% -15.66%
10th Percentile £400 £500 £288
90th Percentile £445 £500 £425
England median daily rate £478 £375 £370
% change year-on-year +27.33% +1.35% -12.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £44.62 - £37.00

AWK is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 5,905 5,320 6,134
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 35.68% 34.32% 34.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,640 3,231 3,842
South East median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £263
90th Percentile £568 £538 £515
England median daily rate £475 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +11.76% +2.41% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 150 187 254
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £38.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.76% +7.19% +12.50%
10th Percentile £19.31 £15.00 £14.04
90th Percentile £52.50 £50.00 £52.50
England median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +15.38%

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Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing AWK as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for AWK in the South East

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for AWK in the South East

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for AWK 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing AWK within the South East region over the 6 months to 17 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Thames Valley -10 5 £413 -17.50%
Berkshire - 4 £425 -
Oxfordshire -2 1 £400 -20.00%
AWK
England

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 South East region with a requirement for AWK.

1 5 (100.00%) Python
1 5 (100.00%) sed
2 4 (80.00%) Unix
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) Shell Script
2 4 (80.00%) Smart Meter
3 3 (60.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (20.00%) MySQL
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle
4 1 (20.00%) Linux
4 1 (20.00%) JBoss
4 1 (20.00%) Apache
4 1 (20.00%) Tomcat
4 1 (20.00%) LDAP
4 1 (20.00%) POSIX
4 1 (20.00%) Kerberos
4 1 (20.00%) CGI
4 1 (20.00%) Debian
4 1 (20.00%) Cryptography
4 1 (20.00%) Ruby
4 1 (20.00%) Ubuntu
4 1 (20.00%) PKI
4 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing
4 1 (20.00%) CentOS
4 1 (20.00%) nginx
4 1 (20.00%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (20.00%) Amazon S3
4 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (20.00%) Bash Shell
4 1 (20.00%) Puppet

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Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 1 (20.00%) Apache
1 1 (20.00%) JBoss
1 1 (20.00%) nginx
1 1 (20.00%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon Glacier
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon S3
1 1 (20.00%) AWS CloudFormation
1 1 (20.00%) Route 53
1 1 (20.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Kerberos
1 1 (20.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (20.00%) MySQL
1 1 (20.00%) VoltDB
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Architect
1 4 (80.00%) Smart Metering Architect
2 2 (40.00%) Technical Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Administrator
3 1 (20.00%) AWS Administrator
3 1 (20.00%) Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (20.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (20.00%) Smart Metering Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Support Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) CGI
1 1 (20.00%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Smart Meter
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (20.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Unix
2 1 (20.00%) CentOS
2 1 (20.00%) Debian
2 1 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (20.00%) Cryptography
2 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Python
1 5 (100.00%) sed
2 4 (80.00%) Shell Script
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) Ruby
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) iptables
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Ansible
1 1 (20.00%) HAProxy
1 1 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (20.00%) Puppet
1 1 (20.00%) SELinux
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle