The table below looks at the statistics for sed skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited sed over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
sed
Rank 417 414 423
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +9
Contract jobs citing sed 2 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.008% 0.033% 0.012%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.019% 0.080% 0.027%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 1
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£500 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -12.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £361 £390
% change year-on-year
+3.80% -7.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year
-7.50% -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Programming Languages Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
10328 9978 11006
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 42.91% 41.61% 44.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 7629 7037 7845
Average daily rate £450 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 72 61 84
Average hourly rate £29.00 £36.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.44% -4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £15.25 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.13 £53.50 £59.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.94%

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Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing sed across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

sed Jobs Demand Trend in London

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Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing sed across the London region.

sed Daily Rate Trend in London

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Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing sed across the London region.

sed Hourly Rate Trend in London

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing sed also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited sed.

1 6 (100.00%) UNIX
2 5 (83.33%) Finance
3 4 (66.67%) AWK
3 4 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (66.67%) SSH
3 4 (66.67%) Korn
3 4 (66.67%) AIX
3 4 (66.67%) Solaris
3 4 (66.67%) MS Office
3 4 (66.67%) Shell Script
4 2 (33.33%) Perl
5 1 (16.67%) Oracle
5 1 (16.67%) Java
5 1 (16.67%) CA Single Sign-On
5 1 (16.67%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (16.67%) Identity Management
5 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
5 1 (16.67%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (16.67%) Linux
5 1 (16.67%) Python
5 1 (16.67%) LDAP
5 1 (16.67%) Kerberos
5 1 (16.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (16.67%) SAN
5 1 (16.67%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (16.67%) Risk Analysis
5 1 (16.67%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (16.67%) Data Guard
5 1 (16.67%) Open Source
5 1 (16.67%) Bourne shell

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Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing sed also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited sed. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 4 (66.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Utilities
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) SSH
2 1 (16.67%) LDAP
2 1 (16.67%) Kerberos
2 1 (16.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
General
1 5 (83.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Analyst
1 4 (66.67%) Support Analyst
2 3 (50.00%) UNIX Support Analyst
2 3 (50.00%) UNIX Support
3 1 (16.67%) Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle DBA
3 1 (16.67%) Systems Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) DBA
3 1 (16.67%) Systems Support
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) UNIX
2 4 (66.67%) AIX
2 4 (66.67%) Solaris
3 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) GAP Analysis
1 1 (16.67%) Identity Management
1 1 (16.67%) Information Security
1 1 (16.67%) Risk Analysis
1 1 (16.67%) Open Source
1 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) Shell Script
1 4 (66.67%) AWK
1 4 (66.67%) Korn
2 2 (33.33%) Perl
3 1 (16.67%) Python
3 1 (16.67%) Java
3 1 (16.67%) Bourne shell
3 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (16.67%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (16.67%) CA Single Sign-On
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (16.67%) Data Guard
1 1 (16.67%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £480 - £520 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £480.00 - £520.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £450.00 - £495.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago