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 3 months to 24 April 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
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 252 270 271
Rank change year-on-year +18 +1  
Contract jobs citing AWK 1 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.012% 0.051% 0.029%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.036% 0.15% 0.090%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 0
Median daily rate - £350 -
UK excluding London median daily rate - £350 £600
% change year-on-year - -41.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London 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 2788 3319 3320
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 34.41% 34.09% 32.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 1627 2182 1977
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 116 117
Median hourly rate £43.50 £38.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.47% +1.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £11.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £38.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year +11.84% +7.04%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East citing AWK as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 3 months to 24 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire +12 1 - -
AWK
England

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 1 (100.00%) Solaris
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (100.00%) Nagios
1 1 (100.00%) CentOS
1 1 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps

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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:

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) Linux Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Linux Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Systems Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Administrator
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) CentOS
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Bash Shell
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat