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 21 January 2017 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
sed
UK
Rank 575 578 595
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +17
Contract jobs citing sed 7 49 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.016% 0.096% 0.024%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.039% 0.25% 0.062%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 28 5
Median daily rate £375 £360 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -10.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate - £360 £300
% change year-on-year
- +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £20.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
17867 19589 19342
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 40.58% 38.55% 38.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 12186 13269 12961
Median daily rate £438 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 410 511 416
Median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £35.18
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +13.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £18.27 £17.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £46.23
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +12.67%

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 21 January 2017.

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 6 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 21 January 2017. 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 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 -18 7 £375 +7.14%
London 0 5 £375 -3.22%
City of London -8 2 £375 -11.76%
West Midlands - 1 - -
Staffordshire - 1 - -
Burton-upon-Trent - 1 - -

sed
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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 14 (77.78%) Linux
1 14 (77.78%) AWK
2 13 (72.22%) Bash Shell
3 12 (66.67%) VMware
3 12 (66.67%) Puppet
3 12 (66.67%) Apache
3 12 (66.67%) Tomcat
4 11 (61.11%) Perl
4 11 (61.11%) Red Hat
4 11 (61.11%) Nagios
5 10 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
5 10 (55.56%) PowerShell
5 10 (55.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (55.56%) SSH
5 10 (55.56%) PHP
6 7 (38.89%) Windows
7 6 (33.33%) Load Balancing
7 6 (33.33%) Data Centre
8 5 (27.78%) Active Directory
9 4 (22.22%) GIS
9 4 (22.22%) Firewall
9 4 (22.22%) Telecoms
9 4 (22.22%) DNS
9 4 (22.22%) CAD
9 4 (22.22%) Configuration Management
9 4 (22.22%) Virtual Environments
9 4 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
10 3 (16.67%) GPON
10 3 (16.67%) X.509
10 3 (16.67%) Java

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 12 (66.67%) Apache
1 12 (66.67%) 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 10 (55.56%) SSH
2 4 (22.22%) DNS
2 4 (22.22%) Firewall
3 3 (16.67%) GPON
3 3 (16.67%) X.509
4 2 (11.11%) TCP/IP
5 1 (5.56%) HTTP
5 1 (5.56%) Kerberos
5 1 (5.56%) LDAP
5 1 (5.56%) Network Security
5 1 (5.56%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) GIS
2 1 (5.56%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (5.56%) Hadoop
2 1 (5.56%) HBase
2 1 (5.56%) OpenTSDB
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Jenkins
2 1 (5.56%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.56%) Subversion
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 4 (22.22%) Linux Scripter
4 3 (16.67%) VMWare Administrator
5 2 (11.11%) Applications Support
5 2 (11.11%) Unix Support
6 1 (5.56%) Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Applications Support Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Architect
6 1 (5.56%) Linux Support
6 1 (5.56%) Support Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Systems Support
6 1 (5.56%) Unix Administrator
6 1 (5.56%) Unix Support Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) Middleware
1 1 (5.56%) POSIX
1 1 (5.56%) REST
1 1 (5.56%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 14 (77.78%) Linux
2 10 (55.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (38.89%) Windows
4 3 (16.67%) CentOS
5 2 (11.11%) Unix
6 1 (5.56%) Debian
6 1 (5.56%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) Load Balancing
2 4 (22.22%) CAD
2 4 (22.22%) Configuration Management
2 4 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (22.22%) Virtual Environments
3 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (5.56%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (5.56%) High Availability
3 1 (5.56%) ITIL
3 1 (5.56%) Performance Analysis
3 1 (5.56%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 14 (77.78%) AWK
2 13 (72.22%) Bash Shell
3 11 (61.11%) Perl
4 10 (55.56%) PHP
4 10 (55.56%) PowerShell
5 3 (16.67%) Java
6 2 (11.11%) Python
7 1 (5.56%) Go
7 1 (5.56%) MATLAB
7 1 (5.56%) PL/SQL
7 1 (5.56%) Ruby
7 1 (5.56%) Shell Script
7 1 (5.56%) SQL
7 1 (5.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (27.78%) Active Directory
3 1 (5.56%) iptables
Systems Management
1 12 (66.67%) Puppet
2 11 (61.11%) Nagios
3 2 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (5.56%) Ansible
4 1 (5.56%) HAProxy
4 1 (5.56%) Opsview
4 1 (5.56%) SELinux
Vendors
1 12 (66.67%) VMware
2 11 (61.11%) Red Hat
3 2 (11.11%) Oracle