Period
to 13 December 2017

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 13 December 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
England > South East
6 months to
13 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 368 364 386
Rank change year-on-year -4 +22 -31
Contract jobs citing AWK 8 1 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.048% 0.006% 0.047%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.13% 0.018% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 7
South East median daily rate £400 £500 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +42.86% -6.67%
10th Percentile £386 £500 £273
90th Percentile £440 £500 £425
England median daily rate £475 £375 £373
% change year-on-year +26.67% +0.67% -11.31%
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 5966 5707 6577
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 35.53% 34.95% 34.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 3682 3476 4119
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 £556 £538 £510
England median daily rate £463 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 162 212 257
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.76% +9.33% +15.38%
10th Percentile £16.66 £14.44 £14.00
90th Percentile £51.00 £55.50 £50.00
England median hourly rate £40.00 £38.63 £37.50
% change year-on-year +3.56% +3.00% +17.24%

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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 13 December 2017. 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 -20 5 £413 -17.50%
Berkshire - 4 £425 -
Surrey - 2 - -
Oxfordshire +7 1 £400 -20.00%
West Sussex - 1 £383 -
AWK
England

For the 6 months to 13 December 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 South East region with a requirement for AWK.

1 7 (87.50%) Unix
1 7 (87.50%) Shell Script
2 5 (62.50%) Python
2 5 (62.50%) sed
3 4 (50.00%) Linux
3 4 (50.00%) Oracle
3 4 (50.00%) SQL
3 4 (50.00%) CentOS
3 4 (50.00%) Smart Meter
4 3 (37.50%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 3 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (37.50%) Brocade
4 3 (37.50%) Korn
4 3 (37.50%) Degree
4 3 (37.50%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 3 (37.50%) Mathematics
4 3 (37.50%) Computer Science
4 3 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (37.50%) VMware
4 3 (37.50%) NetBackup
4 3 (37.50%) StorageTek
4 3 (37.50%) Veritas
4 3 (37.50%) Red Hat
4 3 (37.50%) Sun
4 3 (37.50%) HP
4 3 (37.50%) EMC
4 3 (37.50%) OCP
4 3 (37.50%) OCA
4 3 (37.50%) Oracle Certification
4 3 (37.50%) RHCE

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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 (12.50%) Apache
1 1 (12.50%) JBoss
1 1 (12.50%) nginx
1 1 (12.50%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon CloudWatch
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon Glacier
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon S3
1 1 (12.50%) AWS CloudFormation
1 1 (12.50%) Route 53
1 1 (12.50%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (12.50%) Kerberos
2 1 (12.50%) LDAP
2 1 (12.50%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (12.50%) MySQL
1 1 (12.50%) VoltDB
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Administrator
1 4 (50.00%) Architect
1 4 (50.00%) Smart Metering Architect
2 3 (37.50%) Systems Administrator
2 3 (37.50%) Unix Administrator
3 2 (25.00%) Linux Administrator
3 2 (25.00%) Technical Architect
3 2 (25.00%) Unix Systems Administrator
4 1 (12.50%) AWS Administrator
4 1 (12.50%) Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (12.50%) Smart Metering Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Solaris Administrator
4 1 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) CGI
1 1 (12.50%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Smart Meter
2 3 (37.50%) Computer Science
3 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (12.50%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
3 1 (12.50%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Unix
2 4 (50.00%) CentOS
2 4 (50.00%) Linux
3 3 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (37.50%) Solaris
4 1 (12.50%) Debian
4 1 (12.50%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Mathematics
1 3 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (12.50%) Benchmarking
2 1 (12.50%) Business Continuity
2 1 (12.50%) Change Management
2 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (12.50%) Cryptography
2 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (12.50%) Information Security
2 1 (12.50%) Integration Testing
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) QMS
2 1 (12.50%) Quality Management
2 1 (12.50%) Server Hardening
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) Shell Script
2 5 (62.50%) Python
2 5 (62.50%) sed
3 4 (50.00%) SQL
4 3 (37.50%) Bourne shell
4 3 (37.50%) Korn
4 3 (37.50%) Perl
5 1 (12.50%) Bash Shell
5 1 (12.50%) Java
5 1 (12.50%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Degree
1 3 (37.50%) OCA
1 3 (37.50%) OCP
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle Certification
1 3 (37.50%) RHCE
1 3 (37.50%) RHCSA
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) GlusterFS
1 3 (37.50%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (12.50%) iptables
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) NetBackup
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle ZFS
1 3 (37.50%) Red Hat Satellite
1 3 (37.50%) Red Hat Spacewalk
1 3 (37.50%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 1 (12.50%) Ansible
2 1 (12.50%) HAProxy
2 1 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (12.50%) Puppet
2 1 (12.50%) SELinux
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Oracle
2 3 (37.50%) Brocade
2 3 (37.50%) EMC
2 3 (37.50%) HP
2 3 (37.50%) Red Hat
2 3 (37.50%) StorageTek
2 3 (37.50%) Sun
2 3 (37.50%) Veritas
2 3 (37.50%) VMware