The table below looks at the statistics for sed skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited sed over the 3 months to 7 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
sed
Rank 618 603 611
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +8
Contract jobs citing sed 12 41 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.024% 0.074% 0.035%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.059% 0.19% 0.094%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 26 9
Median daily rate £375 £370 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% -7.50%
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+49.25% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £28.75 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £37.00 -

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

Programming Languages Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
20346 21414 21224
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 40.81% 38.63% 37.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 13988 14585 14432
Median daily rate £425 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 414 552 412
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.70 £17.00 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

sed
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing sed as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

sed Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

sed
Daily Rate Trend

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

sed Daily Rate Trend in the UK

sed
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing sed within the UK over the 3 months to 7 December 2016.

sed Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

sed
Hourly Rate Trend

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

sed Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

sed
Top 9 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing sed within the UK over the 3 months to 7 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
England -2 12 £375 +1.35%
London -10 6 £375 -18.47%
City of London -3 3 £375 -16.85%
South East +26 1 £500 +48.14%
West Midlands - 1 - -
Oxford - 1 £500 -
Burton-upon-Trent - 1 - -
Oxfordshire - 1 £500 -
Staffordshire - 1 - -

sed
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing sed also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for sed.

1 13 (72.22%) Linux
1 13 (72.22%) AWK
2 12 (66.67%) VMware
2 12 (66.67%) Bash Shell
3 11 (61.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 11 (61.11%) Apache
3 11 (61.11%) Tomcat
3 11 (61.11%) Red Hat
4 10 (55.56%) Nagios
4 10 (55.56%) Perl
4 10 (55.56%) Puppet
5 9 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 9 (50.00%) PowerShell
5 9 (50.00%) SSH
5 9 (50.00%) PHP
6 7 (38.89%) Windows
7 6 (33.33%) Load Balancing
7 6 (33.33%) Data Centre
8 5 (27.78%) Active Directory
8 5 (27.78%) Firewall
9 4 (22.22%) Telecoms
9 4 (22.22%) GIS
9 4 (22.22%) CAD
10 3 (16.67%) Configuration Management
10 3 (16.67%) X.509
10 3 (16.67%) DNS
10 3 (16.67%) Unix
10 3 (16.67%) GPON
10 3 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
10 3 (16.67%) Virtual Environments

sed
Top Related IT Skills 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:

Application Platforms
1 11 (61.11%) Apache
1 11 (61.11%) Tomcat
2 1 (5.56%) JBoss
2 1 (5.56%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.56%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 1 (5.56%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (5.56%) Amazon Glacier
2 1 (5.56%) Amazon S3
2 1 (5.56%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (5.56%) Route 53
2 1 (5.56%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 9 (50.00%) SSH
2 5 (27.78%) Firewall
3 3 (16.67%) DNS
3 3 (16.67%) GPON
3 3 (16.67%) X.509
4 2 (11.11%) Network Security
5 1 (5.56%) Kerberos
5 1 (5.56%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) GIS
2 1 (5.56%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database
General
1 4 (22.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (61.11%) Administrator
1 11 (61.11%) Linux Administrator
1 11 (61.11%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 11 (61.11%) Systems Administrator
2 6 (33.33%) Senior Linux Administrator
2 6 (33.33%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
2 6 (33.33%) Senior Systems Administrator
3 3 (16.67%) Applications Support
3 3 (16.67%) Linux Scripter
3 3 (16.67%) Unix Support
3 3 (16.67%) VMWare Administrator
4 2 (11.11%) Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Linux Support
4 2 (11.11%) Systems Support
4 2 (11.11%) Unix Administrator
4 2 (11.11%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
4 2 (11.11%) Unix Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.56%) Data Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Systems Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Unix Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) Middleware
2 1 (5.56%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.56%) Statistics
2 1 (5.56%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 13 (72.22%) Linux
2 11 (61.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (38.89%) Windows
4 3 (16.67%) Unix
5 2 (11.11%) CentOS
6 1 (5.56%) Debian
6 1 (5.56%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) Load Balancing
2 4 (22.22%) CAD
3 3 (16.67%) Configuration Management
3 3 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (16.67%) Virtual Environments
4 1 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (5.56%) Data Visualisation
4 1 (5.56%) High Availability
4 1 (5.56%) ITIL
4 1 (5.56%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 13 (72.22%) AWK
2 12 (66.67%) Bash Shell
3 10 (55.56%) Perl
4 9 (50.00%) PHP
4 9 (50.00%) PowerShell
5 2 (11.11%) Java
5 2 (11.11%) MATLAB
5 2 (11.11%) Shell Script
6 1 (5.56%) PL/SQL
6 1 (5.56%) Python
6 1 (5.56%) Ruby
6 1 (5.56%) SQL
6 1 (5.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) Degree
1 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (27.78%) Active Directory
3 1 (5.56%) iptables
Systems Management
1 10 (55.56%) Nagios
1 10 (55.56%) Puppet
2 1 (5.56%) Ansible
2 1 (5.56%) HAProxy
2 1 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (5.56%) SELinux
Vendors
1 12 (66.67%) VMware
2 11 (61.11%) Red Hat
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle