Period
to 23 October 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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 380 364 382
Rank change year-on-year -16 +18 +13
Contract jobs citing AWK 8 12 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.049% 0.073% 0.006%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.12% 0.21% 0.017%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 1
South East median daily rate £431 £383 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.75% -23.50% -
England median daily rate £469 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +4.17% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £44.62 -

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 6,691 5,762 6,001
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 40.57% 35.22% 35.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,263 3,577 3,696
South East median daily rate £425 £401 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.12% +0.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £311 £290 £275
90th Percentile £575 £550 £538
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 192 174 217
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +12.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £21.83 £17.45 £12.25
90th Percentile £53.63 £52.50 £56.00
England median hourly rate £42.27 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +5.66% +6.67% +1.35%

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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 23 October 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 23 October 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
West Sussex -3 3 £383 -
Thames Valley +7 2 £525 +27.27%
Berkshire -4 2 £525 +23.53%
Surrey -27 1 £400 -
Hampshire - 1 £475 -
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England

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 7 (87.50%) Perl
2 6 (75.00%) Linux
3 5 (62.50%) Oracle
4 4 (50.00%) ITIL
4 4 (50.00%) Unix
4 4 (50.00%) Solaris
4 4 (50.00%) Sun
4 4 (50.00%) HP
4 4 (50.00%) EMC
4 4 (50.00%) StorageTek
4 4 (50.00%) Veritas
4 4 (50.00%) Red Hat
4 4 (50.00%) Shell Script
4 4 (50.00%) Benchmarking
4 4 (50.00%) Change Management
4 4 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (50.00%) VMware
4 4 (50.00%) NetBackup
4 4 (50.00%) Business Continuity
4 4 (50.00%) Brocade
4 4 (50.00%) Korn
4 4 (50.00%) Degree
4 4 (50.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 4 (50.00%) Computer Science
4 4 (50.00%) CentOS
4 4 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (50.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 4 (50.00%) Bourne shell
4 4 (50.00%) Fibre Channel
4 4 (50.00%) 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 3 (37.50%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (25.00%) Apache
3 1 (12.50%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (12.50%) Amazon Kinesis
2 1 (12.50%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) Fibre Channel
2 3 (37.50%) SAN
3 1 (12.50%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (25.00%) Big Data
2 2 (25.00%) MongoDB
2 2 (25.00%) NoSQL
2 2 (25.00%) Redis
3 1 (12.50%) Data Lake
3 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
General
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Administrator
1 4 (50.00%) Unix Administrator
2 3 (37.50%) Linux Administrator
2 3 (37.50%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 3 (37.50%) Solaris Administrator
2 3 (37.50%) Solaris Systems Administrator
2 3 (37.50%) Systems Administrator
2 3 (37.50%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
2 3 (37.50%) Unix Systems Administrator
3 2 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Integration Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) IP Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) IP Network Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Network Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Network Programmer
4 1 (12.50%) Programmer
4 1 (12.50%) Talend Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) Elastic Stack
1 2 (25.00%) Kafka
1 2 (25.00%) RabbitMQ
1 2 (25.00%) Sensu
2 1 (12.50%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (37.50%) Data Centre
2 3 (37.50%) Management Information System
3 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (25.00%) Public Cloud
3 2 (25.00%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Linux
2 4 (50.00%) CentOS
2 4 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (50.00%) Solaris
2 4 (50.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Benchmarking
1 4 (50.00%) Business Continuity
1 4 (50.00%) Change Management
1 4 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 4 (50.00%) ITIL
2 3 (37.50%) DevOps
2 3 (37.50%) Information Security
2 3 (37.50%) Mathematics
2 3 (37.50%) QMS
2 3 (37.50%) Quality Management
2 3 (37.50%) Server Hardening
2 3 (37.50%) Storage Management
3 2 (25.00%) Analytics
3 2 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 2 (25.00%) Data Analytics
3 2 (25.00%) Deployment Automation
3 2 (25.00%) Open Source
3 2 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (25.00%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) Perl
2 4 (50.00%) Bourne shell
2 4 (50.00%) Korn
2 4 (50.00%) Shell Script
3 3 (37.50%) Bash Shell
3 3 (37.50%) Java
3 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
3 3 (37.50%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) Degree
2 3 (37.50%) OCA
2 3 (37.50%) OCP
2 3 (37.50%) Oracle Certification
2 3 (37.50%) RHCE
2 3 (37.50%) RHCSA
3 1 (12.50%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) GlusterFS
1 4 (50.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 2 (25.00%) Apache Flume
2 2 (25.00%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 4 (50.00%) NetBackup
1 4 (50.00%) Oracle ZFS
1 4 (50.00%) Red Hat Satellite
1 4 (50.00%) Red Hat Spacewalk
1 4 (50.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 3 (37.50%) Grafana
2 3 (37.50%) Kibana
3 2 (25.00%) Ansible
3 2 (25.00%) Graphite
3 2 (25.00%) Mesos
3 2 (25.00%) Nagios
3 2 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (25.00%) Puppet
3 2 (25.00%) Salt
3 2 (25.00%) StatsD
3 2 (25.00%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Oracle
2 4 (50.00%) Brocade
2 4 (50.00%) Centrify
2 4 (50.00%) EMC
2 4 (50.00%) HP
2 4 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 4 (50.00%) StorageTek
2 4 (50.00%) Sun
2 4 (50.00%) Veritas
2 4 (50.00%) VMware
3 2 (25.00%) New Relic
3 2 (25.00%) Splunk
4 1 (12.50%) Dynatrace
4 1 (12.50%) Talend