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 22 October 2014 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
sed
Rank 243 - 250
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing sed 7 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.073% - 0.011%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.22% - 0.032%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £390 £390
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
3140 3042 3086
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 32.92% 35.42% 32.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1792 1691 1451
Average daily rate £350 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 115 118 178
Average hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.33 £17.50 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

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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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 22 October 2014. 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
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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 - 4 - -
Hampshire - 3 - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
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England

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, 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 14 (93.33%) Oracle
1 14 (93.33%) UNIX
1 14 (93.33%) Shell Script
1 14 (93.33%) AWK
1 14 (93.33%) Korn
2 13 (86.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 13 (86.67%) NAS
2 13 (86.67%) Migration
2 13 (86.67%) Red Hat
2 13 (86.67%) FTP
2 13 (86.67%) HTTPS
2 13 (86.67%) Linux
3 11 (73.33%) Windows
3 11 (73.33%) DMZ
4 8 (53.33%) Sun
4 8 (53.33%) Firewall
5 5 (33.33%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (13.33%) DNS
7 2 (13.33%) Solaris
7 2 (13.33%) Finance
7 2 (13.33%) Alias
8 1 (6.67%) Ab Initio
8 1 (6.67%) WebSphere
8 1 (6.67%) Time Management
8 1 (6.67%) Bash Shell
8 1 (6.67%) Tivoli Directory Server
8 1 (6.67%) Waterfall
8 1 (6.67%) DB2
8 1 (6.67%) Apache

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Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, 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 1 (6.67%) WebSphere
1 1 (6.67%) Apache
1 1 (6.67%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (33.33%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 13 (86.67%) NAS
1 13 (86.67%) FTP
1 13 (86.67%) HTTPS
2 11 (73.33%) DMZ
3 8 (53.33%) Firewall
4 2 (13.33%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) DB2
General
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Administrator
1 5 (33.33%) Consultant
1 5 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
1 5 (33.33%) UNIX Systems Administrator
1 5 (33.33%) UNIX Administrator
2 4 (26.67%) Applications Support
3 3 (20.00%) Migration Consultant
3 3 (20.00%) UNIX Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) Support Specialist
4 2 (13.33%) Applications Specialist
4 2 (13.33%) Systems Support
4 2 (13.33%) Applications Support Specialist
5 1 (6.67%) UNIX Support
5 1 (6.67%) Commissioning Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Systems Support Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) UNIX Specialist
5 1 (6.67%) UNIX Support Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Support Analyst
Operating Systems
1 14 (93.33%) UNIX
2 13 (86.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 13 (86.67%) Linux
3 11 (73.33%) Windows
4 2 (13.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (86.67%) Migration
2 3 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (6.67%) Time Management
3 1 (6.67%) Waterfall
3 1 (6.67%) RUP
3 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (93.33%) Shell Script
1 14 (93.33%) AWK
1 14 (93.33%) Korn
2 1 (6.67%) Bash Shell
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 14 (93.33%) Oracle
2 13 (86.67%) Red Hat
3 8 (53.33%) Sun
4 2 (13.33%) Alias
5 1 (6.67%) Ab Initio
5 1 (6.67%) IBM