The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for sed skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited sed over the 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
sed
UK / England
Rank 570 597 587
Rank change year-on-year +27 -10  
Contract jobs citing sed 4 16 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.010% 0.033% 0.014%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.024% 0.085% 0.039%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 11 3
Median daily rate £500 £350 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +42.85% +2.94%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £255 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £425 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate - £338 £320
% change year-on-year - +5.46%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £33.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £33.00

sed is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 16978 18833 18179
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 41.15% 38.39% 37.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 11719 12986 11923
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 395 448 385
Median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £35.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +13.47%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.92 £15.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing sed as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for sed in England

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for sed in England

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing sed in England over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for sed in England

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for sed in England

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Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing sed within the England region over the 3 months to 26 March 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
London +30 4 £500 +29.03% 2
sed
UK

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 across the England region with a requirement for sed.

1 10 (71.43%) Linux
2 8 (57.14%) Perl
2 8 (57.14%) AWK
2 8 (57.14%) Bash Shell
3 7 (50.00%) Puppet
3 7 (50.00%) Apache
3 7 (50.00%) Tomcat
4 6 (42.86%) PHP
4 6 (42.86%) Red Hat
4 6 (42.86%) Nagios
4 6 (42.86%) VMware
5 5 (35.71%) Windows
5 5 (35.71%) SSH
5 5 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (35.71%) PowerShell
5 5 (35.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (35.71%) Linux Command Line
6 4 (28.57%) Data Centre
6 4 (28.57%) CAD
6 4 (28.57%) GIS
6 4 (28.57%) Telecoms
7 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
7 3 (21.43%) Load Balancing
7 3 (21.43%) Java
7 3 (21.43%) Unix
7 3 (21.43%) CentOS
7 3 (21.43%) GPON
8 2 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (14.29%) Git (software)

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Top Related IT Skills in England 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 7 (50.00%) Apache
1 7 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (7.14%) JBoss
2 1 (7.14%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (7.14%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 1 (7.14%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (7.14%) Amazon Glacier
2 1 (7.14%) Amazon S3
2 1 (7.14%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (7.14%) Route 53
2 1 (7.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (35.71%) SSH
2 3 (21.43%) GPON
3 2 (14.29%) DNS
3 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
4 1 (7.14%) Firewall
4 1 (7.14%) HTTP
4 1 (7.14%) Kerberos
4 1 (7.14%) LDAP
4 1 (7.14%) SNMP
4 1 (7.14%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) GIS
2 1 (7.14%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (7.14%) Hadoop
2 1 (7.14%) HBase
2 1 (7.14%) OpenTSDB
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Git (software)
1 2 (14.29%) Jenkins
2 1 (7.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (7.14%) Subversion
General
1 4 (28.57%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.14%) Banking
2 1 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Administrator
1 5 (35.71%) Linux Administrator
1 5 (35.71%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 5 (35.71%) Systems Administrator
2 3 (21.43%) Senior Linux Administrator
2 3 (21.43%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
2 3 (21.43%) Senior Systems Administrator
3 2 (14.29%) Linux Scripter
4 1 (7.14%) Applications Support Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Automation Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) AWS Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Configuration Management Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Automation Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Unix Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Unix Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Unix Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Unix Scripter
4 1 (7.14%) Unix Scripting Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Unix Support Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) VMWare Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) POSIX
1 1 (7.14%) Regular Expression
1 1 (7.14%) REST
1 1 (7.14%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Linux Command Line
2 4 (28.57%) Data Centre
3 1 (7.14%) Derivative
3 1 (7.14%) Equities
3 1 (7.14%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 10 (71.43%) Linux
2 5 (35.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (35.71%) Windows
3 3 (21.43%) CentOS
3 3 (21.43%) Unix
4 1 (7.14%) Debian
4 1 (7.14%) Ubuntu
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) CAD
2 3 (21.43%) Load Balancing
3 2 (14.29%) Configuration Management
3 2 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (14.29%) Virtual Environments
4 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (7.14%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (7.14%) High Availability
4 1 (7.14%) ITIL
4 1 (7.14%) Memory Management
4 1 (7.14%) Migration
4 1 (7.14%) Multithreading
4 1 (7.14%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (7.14%) Software Architecture
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 8 (57.14%) AWK
1 8 (57.14%) Bash Shell
1 8 (57.14%) Perl
2 6 (42.86%) PHP
3 5 (35.71%) PowerShell
4 3 (21.43%) Java
5 2 (14.29%) Python
5 2 (14.29%) SQL
6 1 (7.14%) Go
6 1 (7.14%) PL/SQL
6 1 (7.14%) Ruby
6 1 (7.14%) Shell Script
6 1 (7.14%) VB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
3 1 (7.14%) iptables
Systems Management
1 7 (50.00%) Puppet
2 6 (42.86%) Nagios
3 2 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (7.14%) Ansible
4 1 (7.14%) BladeLogic
4 1 (7.14%) Control-M
4 1 (7.14%) HAProxy
4 1 (7.14%) Opsview
4 1 (7.14%) SELinux
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Red Hat
1 6 (42.86%) VMware
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle
3 1 (7.14%) BMC