Period
to 23 July 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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 352 389 391
Rank change year-on-year +37 +2 -37
Contract jobs citing AWK 8 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.050% 0.027% 0.031%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.14% 0.077% 0.091%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 0
South East median daily rate £383 £350 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.29% - -
England median daily rate £435 £425 £500
% change year-on-year +2.35% -15.00% +1.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South East median hourly rate - - -
England 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 the South East with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 5536 6476 6618
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 34.49% 34.76% 33.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 3372 4134 4053
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.34% +3.57%
10th Percentile £290 £272 £256
90th Percentile £538 £538 £500
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 170 238 204
South East median hourly rate £43.50 £40.00 £37.81
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.75% +5.79% +0.83%
10th Percentile £16.25 £12.25 £17.33
90th Percentile £61.77 £51.25 £50.00
England median hourly rate £41.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year +10.67% +7.14% +1.45%

AWK
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

AWK
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

AWK
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

AWK
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 23 July 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
Surrey +5 4 - -
West Sussex - 3 £383 -
Hampshire +22 1 - -
AWK
England

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 8 (100.00%) Solaris
1 8 (100.00%) Linux
1 8 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 8 (100.00%) CentOS
2 7 (87.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 7 (87.50%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 7 (87.50%) Bourne shell
2 7 (87.50%) Brocade
2 7 (87.50%) Korn
2 7 (87.50%) Degree
2 7 (87.50%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 7 (87.50%) Mathematics
2 7 (87.50%) Computer Science
2 7 (87.50%) Fibre Channel
2 7 (87.50%) Red Hat Satellite
2 7 (87.50%) Red Hat Spacewalk
2 7 (87.50%) RHCSA
2 7 (87.50%) GlusterFS
2 7 (87.50%) Oracle ZFS
2 7 (87.50%) VMware
2 7 (87.50%) NetBackup
2 7 (87.50%) Shell Script
2 7 (87.50%) Unix
2 7 (87.50%) Perl
2 7 (87.50%) Oracle
2 7 (87.50%) StorageTek
2 7 (87.50%) Veritas
2 7 (87.50%) Sun
2 7 (87.50%) HP
2 7 (87.50%) EMC

AWK
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:

Communications & Networking
1 7 (87.50%) Fibre Channel
2 3 (37.50%) SAN
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Administrator
2 7 (87.50%) Unix Administrator
3 5 (62.50%) Systems Administrator
4 4 (50.00%) Linux Administrator
4 4 (50.00%) Unix Systems Administrator
5 3 (37.50%) Solaris Administrator
6 1 (12.50%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 1 (12.50%) Senior Linux Administrator
6 1 (12.50%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
6 1 (12.50%) Senior Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 7 (87.50%) Computer Science
2 3 (37.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) CentOS
1 8 (100.00%) Linux
1 8 (100.00%) Solaris
2 7 (87.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 7 (87.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Mathematics
2 3 (37.50%) Benchmarking
2 3 (37.50%) Business Continuity
2 3 (37.50%) Change Management
2 3 (37.50%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (37.50%) Information Security
2 3 (37.50%) ITIL
2 3 (37.50%) QMS
2 3 (37.50%) Quality Management
2 3 (37.50%) Server Hardening
3 1 (12.50%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) Bourne shell
1 7 (87.50%) Korn
1 7 (87.50%) Perl
1 7 (87.50%) Shell Script
2 1 (12.50%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 7 (87.50%) Degree
1 7 (87.50%) OCA
1 7 (87.50%) OCP
1 7 (87.50%) Oracle Certification
1 7 (87.50%) RHCE
1 7 (87.50%) RHCSA
System Software
1 7 (87.50%) GlusterFS
1 7 (87.50%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 7 (87.50%) NetBackup
1 7 (87.50%) Oracle ZFS
1 7 (87.50%) Red Hat Satellite
1 7 (87.50%) Red Hat Spacewalk
1 7 (87.50%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 1 (12.50%) Nagios
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 7 (87.50%) Brocade
2 7 (87.50%) EMC
2 7 (87.50%) HP
2 7 (87.50%) Oracle
2 7 (87.50%) StorageTek
2 7 (87.50%) Sun
2 7 (87.50%) Veritas
2 7 (87.50%) VMware