The table below looks at the statistics for sed skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited sed over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
sed
Rank 236 253 237
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -16
Contract jobs citing sed 17 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.20% 0.022% 0.024%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.59% 0.064% 0.073%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 2 0
Average daily rate £338 £320 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.46% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £320 £750
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -57.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £36.00
sed
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

Programming Languages Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
2893 3119 2734
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 33.82% 33.55% 32.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 1872 1754 1436
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £262 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 116 109 126
Average hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% +12.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.11 £15.90 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.55 £45.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +4.41%

sed
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

sed Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

sed Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing sed across the South East region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

sed Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

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Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

sed Hourly Rate Trend 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing sed within the South East region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +11 9 £300 -
Buckinghamshire - 4 £338 -
Surrey - 4 £400 -
sed
England

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 17 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 17 (100.00%) AWK
2 12 (70.59%) Unix
3 10 (58.82%) IBM
3 10 (58.82%) Bash Shell
4 9 (52.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (52.94%) Red Hat
4 9 (52.94%) Linux
4 9 (52.94%) Perl
5 8 (47.06%) Python
5 8 (47.06%) SLA
6 7 (41.18%) Oracle
7 6 (35.29%) VMware
7 6 (35.29%) ITIL
7 6 (35.29%) Korn
7 6 (35.29%) VMware Infrastructure
8 5 (29.41%) High Availability
8 5 (29.41%) EMC
8 5 (29.41%) SAN
8 5 (29.41%) Migration
8 5 (29.41%) Ab Initio
9 4 (23.53%) Change Management
9 4 (23.53%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (23.53%) WebSphere MQ
9 4 (23.53%) HACMP
9 4 (23.53%) VMware ESX
9 4 (23.53%) IBM HTTP Server
9 4 (23.53%) Clustering
9 4 (23.53%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 4 (23.53%) Veritas

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Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (23.53%) IBM HTTP Server
1 4 (23.53%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 4 (23.53%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 5 (29.41%) SAN
2 4 (23.53%) HTTP
3 3 (17.65%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) DB2
2 3 (17.65%) MySQL
2 3 (17.65%) VoltDB
General
1 2 (11.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Applications Support
2 5 (29.41%) Linux Administrator
3 4 (23.53%) Applications Engineer
3 4 (23.53%) Applications Support Engineer
3 4 (23.53%) Linux Engineer
3 4 (23.53%) Linux Support
3 4 (23.53%) Linux Support Engineer
3 4 (23.53%) Support Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) Administrator
4 3 (17.65%) Consultant
4 3 (17.65%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (11.76%) AIX Administrator
5 2 (11.76%) Integration Consultant
5 2 (11.76%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 2 (11.76%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Unix Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Unix Systems Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Integration Tester
6 1 (5.88%) Systems Integrator
6 1 (5.88%) Unix Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) WebSphere MQ
2 3 (17.65%) J2EE
3 1 (5.88%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Clustering
1 4 (23.53%) Data Centre
1 4 (23.53%) HACMP
2 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (17.65%) Cryptography
2 3 (17.65%) LPAR
2 3 (17.65%) Management Information System
2 3 (17.65%) PKI
2 3 (17.65%) Smart Meter
3 2 (11.76%) Fat Client
3 2 (11.76%) Thin Client
4 1 (5.88%) EMC VMAX
Operating Systems
1 12 (70.59%) Unix
2 9 (52.94%) Linux
2 9 (52.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (23.53%) AIX
3 4 (23.53%) Windows
3 4 (23.53%) Windows Server
4 3 (17.65%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) ITIL
2 5 (29.41%) High Availability
2 5 (29.41%) Migration
3 4 (23.53%) Change Management
3 4 (23.53%) Data Migration
3 4 (23.53%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (23.53%) Incident Management
3 4 (23.53%) Performance Analysis
4 3 (17.65%) System Integration Testing
5 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (11.76%) Configuration Management
5 2 (11.76%) RUP
5 2 (11.76%) SDLC
5 2 (11.76%) Time Management
5 2 (11.76%) Waterfall
6 1 (5.88%) Defect Management
6 1 (5.88%) Performance Management
6 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2
6 1 (5.88%) Process Improvement
6 1 (5.88%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (100.00%) AWK
1 17 (100.00%) Shell Script
2 10 (58.82%) Bash Shell
3 9 (52.94%) Perl
4 8 (47.06%) Python
5 6 (35.29%) Korn
6 3 (17.65%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) SC Cleared
1 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
2 2 (11.76%) CCNA
2 2 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (11.76%) HNC
2 2 (11.76%) MCSE
2 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (11.76%) RHCSA
3 1 (5.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (47.06%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (35.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (23.53%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 4 (23.53%) Veritas File System
2 4 (23.53%) VMware ESX
3 2 (11.76%) Active Directory
3 2 (11.76%) VMware Workstation
3 2 (11.76%) XenServer
4 1 (5.88%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) Puppet
2 1 (5.88%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 10 (58.82%) IBM
2 9 (52.94%) Red Hat
3 7 (41.18%) Oracle
4 6 (35.29%) VMware
5 5 (29.41%) Ab Initio
5 5 (29.41%) EMC
6 4 (23.53%) 3PAR
6 4 (23.53%) Remedy
6 4 (23.53%) Symantec
6 4 (23.53%) Veritas
7 1 (5.88%) NetApp