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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
sed
Rank 235 234 211
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -23
Contract jobs citing sed 3 1 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.032% 0.012% 0.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.096% 0.036% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 7
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£320 - £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 - £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £336 - £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £750 £425
% change year-on-year
-57.33% +76.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £36.00 -
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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 South East region.

Programming Languages Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
3137 2759 2366
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 33.60% 33.15% 31.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1751 1443 1231
Average daily rate £350 £340 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £225 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 112 133 172
Average hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.75 £12.46 £18.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.80 £42.50 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.53 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.89% -4.21%

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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 30 January 2015. 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
Surrey - - - - 1
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England

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 12 (100.00%) UNIX
1 12 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 12 (100.00%) AWK
2 11 (91.67%) Oracle
2 11 (91.67%) Linux
3 10 (83.33%) Korn
4 9 (75.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (75.00%) Migration
4 9 (75.00%) FTP
4 9 (75.00%) HTTPS
4 9 (75.00%) Windows
4 9 (75.00%) Red Hat
4 9 (75.00%) DMZ
4 9 (75.00%) NAS
5 6 (50.00%) Sun
5 6 (50.00%) Firewall
6 3 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (25.00%) DNS
6 3 (25.00%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (25.00%) Alias
7 2 (16.67%) Finance
7 2 (16.67%) Bash Shell
7 2 (16.67%) Apache
7 2 (16.67%) Tomcat
8 1 (8.33%) Python
8 1 (8.33%) POSIX
8 1 (8.33%) RUP
8 1 (8.33%) IBM
8 1 (8.33%) C
8 1 (8.33%) C++

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Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 2 (16.67%) Apache
1 2 (16.67%) Tomcat
2 1 (8.33%) WebLogic
2 1 (8.33%) IIS
2 1 (8.33%) WebLogic Portal
2 1 (8.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 9 (75.00%) FTP
1 9 (75.00%) HTTPS
1 9 (75.00%) DMZ
1 9 (75.00%) NAS
2 6 (50.00%) Firewall
3 3 (25.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) DB2
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) GNU Toolchain
1 1 (8.33%) BitKeeper
1 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Consultant
2 4 (33.33%) Administrator
3 3 (25.00%) Applications Support
3 3 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
3 3 (25.00%) Systems Support
3 3 (25.00%) Migration Consultant
3 3 (25.00%) UNIX Consultant
3 3 (25.00%) UNIX Systems Administrator
3 3 (25.00%) UNIX Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Support Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Systems Support Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) UNIX Support Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) WebLogic Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) UNIX Support
4 1 (8.33%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Linux Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) POSIX
1 1 (8.33%) Middleware
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) UNIX
2 11 (91.67%) Linux
3 9 (75.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (75.00%) Windows
4 1 (8.33%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) Migration
2 3 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (8.33%) RUP
3 1 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (8.33%) Waterfall
3 1 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (8.33%) Performance Analysis
3 1 (8.33%) Time Management
3 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (8.33%) Data Management
3 1 (8.33%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 12 (100.00%) AWK
2 10 (83.33%) Korn
3 2 (16.67%) Bash Shell
4 1 (8.33%) Python
4 1 (8.33%) C
4 1 (8.33%) C++
4 1 (8.33%) Perl
4 1 (8.33%) Ruby
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 11 (91.67%) Oracle
2 9 (75.00%) Red Hat
3 6 (50.00%) Sun
4 3 (25.00%) Alias
5 1 (8.33%) IBM
5 1 (8.33%) Ab Initio
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