Period
to 19 July 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 19 July 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
19 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 364 366 393
Rank change year-on-year +2 +27 +3
Contract jobs citing AWK 15 8 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.088% 0.050% 0.043%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.22% 0.14% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 7
South East median daily rate £431 £383 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.75% +9.29% +2.94%
10th Percentile £383 £383 £243
90th Percentile £518 £383 £425
England median daily rate £475 £435 £425
% change year-on-year +9.20% +2.35% -15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
South East median hourly rate £49.50 - -
England median hourly rate £49.50 - -

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 6,712 5,518 6,479
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 39.39% 34.40% 34.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,114 3,365 4,151
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +10.34%
10th Percentile £308 £290 £275
90th Percentile £563 £538 £538
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 208 174 238
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £43.25 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.73% +8.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £18.75 £16.25 £12.25
90th Percentile £53.75 £60.58 £53.05
England median hourly rate £41.50 £41.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year - +10.67% +7.14%

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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 Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing AWK in the South East over the 6 months to 19 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 19 July 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
Surrey -15 7 £400 -
West Sussex +2 4 £383 -
Thames Valley - 2 £525 -
Berkshire - 2 £525 -
Hampshire -10 1 £475 -
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England

For the 6 months to 19 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing AWK also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the South East region with a requirement for AWK.

1 13 (86.67%) Linux
2 12 (80.00%) Oracle
3 11 (73.33%) Unix
3 11 (73.33%) Sun
3 11 (73.33%) Red Hat
3 11 (73.33%) Brocade
3 11 (73.33%) Solaris
3 11 (73.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 11 (73.33%) Fibre Channel
4 10 (66.67%) SAN
4 10 (66.67%) Perl
5 7 (46.67%) ITIL
5 7 (46.67%) HP
5 7 (46.67%) EMC
5 7 (46.67%) Shell Script
5 7 (46.67%) StorageTek
5 7 (46.67%) Veritas
5 7 (46.67%) Benchmarking
5 7 (46.67%) Korn
5 7 (46.67%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 7 (46.67%) Change Management
5 7 (46.67%) Disaster Recovery
5 7 (46.67%) VMware
5 7 (46.67%) NetBackup
5 7 (46.67%) Business Continuity
5 7 (46.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 7 (46.67%) CentOS
5 7 (46.67%) Bourne shell
5 7 (46.67%) Bash Shell
5 7 (46.67%) Red Hat Satellite

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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 5 (33.33%) SAS
2 3 (20.00%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (13.33%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (6.67%) Amazon Kinesis
2 1 (6.67%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 11 (73.33%) Fibre Channel
2 10 (66.67%) SAN
3 4 (26.67%) NAS
4 1 (6.67%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (13.33%) Big Data
2 2 (13.33%) MongoDB
2 2 (13.33%) NoSQL
2 2 (13.33%) Redis
3 1 (6.67%) Data Lake
3 1 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
General
1 4 (26.67%) Finance
1 4 (26.67%) Legal
2 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Administrator
1 7 (46.67%) Unix Administrator
2 6 (40.00%) Systems Administrator
2 6 (40.00%) Unix Systems Administrator
3 4 (26.67%) Linux Administrator
3 4 (26.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 4 (26.67%) Solaris Administrator
3 4 (26.67%) Solaris Systems Administrator
3 4 (26.67%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
4 2 (13.33%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Integration Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) IP Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) IP Network Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Network Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Network Programmer
5 1 (6.67%) Programmer
5 1 (6.67%) Talend Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) Elastic Stack
1 2 (13.33%) Kafka
1 2 (13.33%) RabbitMQ
1 2 (13.33%) Sensu
2 1 (6.67%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 6 (40.00%) Management Information System
2 5 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 4 (26.67%) Enterprise Storage
4 3 (20.00%) Data Centre
5 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (13.33%) Public Cloud
5 2 (13.33%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 13 (86.67%) Linux
2 11 (73.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 11 (73.33%) Solaris
2 11 (73.33%) Unix
3 7 (46.67%) CentOS
4 4 (26.67%) Ubuntu
4 4 (26.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Benchmarking
1 7 (46.67%) Business Continuity
1 7 (46.67%) Change Management
1 7 (46.67%) Disaster Recovery
1 7 (46.67%) ITIL
2 6 (40.00%) Information Security
2 6 (40.00%) Server Hardening
3 4 (26.67%) Mathematics
3 4 (26.67%) Performance Monitoring
3 4 (26.67%) Project Management
3 4 (26.67%) QMS
3 4 (26.67%) Quality Management
3 4 (26.67%) Service Delivery
4 3 (20.00%) DevOps
5 2 (13.33%) Configuration Management
5 2 (13.33%) Continuous Delivery
5 2 (13.33%) Deployment Automation
5 2 (13.33%) Problem-Solving
5 2 (13.33%) Test Automation
5 2 (13.33%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 10 (66.67%) Perl
2 7 (46.67%) Bash Shell
2 7 (46.67%) Bourne shell
2 7 (46.67%) Korn
2 7 (46.67%) Shell Script
3 4 (26.67%) sed
3 4 (26.67%) SQL
4 3 (20.00%) Java
4 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (20.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) Degree
2 4 (26.67%) OCA
2 4 (26.67%) OCP
2 4 (26.67%) Oracle Certification
2 4 (26.67%) RHCE
2 4 (26.67%) RHCSA
3 1 (6.67%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) QA
System Software
1 7 (46.67%) GlusterFS
1 7 (46.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 4 (26.67%) Virtual Machines
2 4 (26.67%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (13.33%) Apache Flume
3 2 (13.33%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 7 (46.67%) NetBackup
1 7 (46.67%) Oracle ZFS
1 7 (46.67%) Red Hat Satellite
1 7 (46.67%) Red Hat Spacewalk
1 7 (46.67%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 6 (40.00%) Ansible
3 4 (26.67%) SnapMirror
3 4 (26.67%) SnapVault
4 3 (20.00%) Grafana
4 3 (20.00%) Kibana
5 2 (13.33%) Graphite
5 2 (13.33%) Mesos
5 2 (13.33%) Nagios
5 2 (13.33%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (13.33%) Puppet
5 2 (13.33%) Salt
5 2 (13.33%) StatsD
5 2 (13.33%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 12 (80.00%) Oracle
2 11 (73.33%) Brocade
2 11 (73.33%) Red Hat
2 11 (73.33%) Sun
3 7 (46.67%) Centrify
3 7 (46.67%) EMC
3 7 (46.67%) HP
3 7 (46.67%) StorageTek
3 7 (46.67%) Veritas
3 7 (46.67%) VMware
4 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
4 4 (26.67%) NetApp
5 2 (13.33%) New Relic
5 2 (13.33%) Splunk
6 1 (6.67%) Dynatrace
6 1 (6.67%) Talend