The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
sed
England / London
Rank 396 424 407
Rank change year-on-year +28 -17  
Contract jobs citing sed 4 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.021% 0.018% 0.010%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.045% 0.043% 0.023%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 1
Median daily rate £500 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +29.03% -3.12%  
UK excluding London median daily rate - £338 £320
% change year-on-year - +5.46%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 London with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 8970 9363 8776
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 46.08% 42.46% 41.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 6663 7022 6359
Median daily rate £485 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.10% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 72 55 45
Median hourly rate £45.00 £34.00 £27.37
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.35% +24.22%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.86 £17.52 £19.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.50 £54.00
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 London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London 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 London

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for sed in London

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing sed in London over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for sed in London

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for sed in London

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Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing sed within the London region over the 3 months to 24 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
Canary Wharf - 1 £500 -
sed
England

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 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 London region with a requirement for sed.

1 8 (100.00%) Linux
2 7 (87.50%) Perl
2 7 (87.50%) Bash Shell
3 6 (75.00%) PHP
3 6 (75.00%) Red Hat
3 6 (75.00%) AWK
3 6 (75.00%) Puppet
4 5 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (62.50%) PowerShell
4 5 (62.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (62.50%) SSH
4 5 (62.50%) VMware
4 5 (62.50%) Nagios
4 5 (62.50%) Apache
4 5 (62.50%) Tomcat
5 4 (50.00%) Windows
5 4 (50.00%) Data Centre
5 4 (50.00%) Linux Command Line
6 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
6 3 (37.50%) Load Balancing
7 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
7 2 (25.00%) CentOS
7 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
7 2 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
7 2 (25.00%) Unix
7 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
7 2 (25.00%) DNS
7 2 (25.00%) Virtual Environments
8 1 (12.50%) Software Architecture

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Top Related IT Skills in London 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 5 (62.50%) Apache
1 5 (62.50%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) SSH
2 2 (25.00%) DNS
2 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (12.50%) Firewall
3 1 (12.50%) HTTP
3 1 (12.50%) SNMP
3 1 (12.50%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Hadoop
1 1 (12.50%) HBase
1 1 (12.50%) OpenTSDB
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (12.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (12.50%) Subversion
General
1 1 (12.50%) Banking
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Administrator
1 5 (62.50%) Linux Administrator
1 5 (62.50%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 5 (62.50%) Systems Administrator
2 3 (37.50%) Senior Linux Administrator
2 3 (37.50%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
2 3 (37.50%) Senior Systems Administrator
3 2 (25.00%) Linux Scripter
4 1 (12.50%) Automation Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management Administrator
4 1 (12.50%) Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Release Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Automation Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Unix Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Unix Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Unix Scripter
4 1 (12.50%) Unix Scripting Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) VMWare Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) Regular Expression
1 1 (12.50%) REST
1 1 (12.50%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Data Centre
1 4 (50.00%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (12.50%) Derivative
2 1 (12.50%) Equities
2 1 (12.50%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Linux
2 5 (62.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (50.00%) Windows
4 2 (25.00%) CentOS
4 2 (25.00%) Unix
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Load Balancing
2 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (25.00%) Virtual Environments
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (12.50%) Memory Management
3 1 (12.50%) Migration
3 1 (12.50%) Multithreading
3 1 (12.50%) Software Architecture
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) Bash Shell
1 7 (87.50%) Perl
2 6 (75.00%) AWK
2 6 (75.00%) PHP
3 5 (62.50%) PowerShell
4 1 (12.50%) Go
4 1 (12.50%) Java
4 1 (12.50%) Python
4 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
4 1 (12.50%) SQL
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (75.00%) Puppet
2 5 (62.50%) Nagios
3 1 (12.50%) BladeLogic
3 1 (12.50%) Control-M
3 1 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (12.50%) Opsview
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Red Hat
2 5 (62.50%) VMware
3 1 (12.50%) BMC
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle