The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Mercator products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mercator over the 3 months to 8 December 2016 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within Mercator Software, Inc.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mercator
Rank - - 95
Contract jobs citing Mercator 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey - - 0.065%
As % of the Vendors category - - 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate - - £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Mercator
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Surrey region.

Vendors Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
500 691 733
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 47.66% 50.77% 47.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 260 428 356
Median daily rate £400 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £220 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 19 60
Median hourly rate £18.50 £19.03 £19.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.78% -1.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.75 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £23.25 £48.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +5.88%

Mercator
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Surrey region citing Mercator as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

Mercator Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

Mercator
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Mercator across the Surrey region.

Mercator Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

Mercator
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Mercator 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 Surrey region with a requirement for Mercator.

1 4 (100.00%) C
1 4 (100.00%) BPSS Clearance
1 4 (100.00%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) VB
2 2 (50.00%) IIS
2 2 (50.00%) Tuxedo
2 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Middleware
2 2 (50.00%) TPMS
2 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared

Mercator
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey 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 2 (50.00%) IIS
1 2 (50.00%) TPMS
1 2 (50.00%) Tuxedo
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst Programmer
1 2 (50.00%) C Programmer
1 2 (50.00%) C# Programmer
1 2 (50.00%) Consultant
1 2 (50.00%) Integration Consultant
1 2 (50.00%) IP Network Consultant
1 2 (50.00%) Network Consultant
1 2 (50.00%) Programmer
1 2 (50.00%) VB Analyst Programmer
1 2 (50.00%) VB Programmer
1 2 (50.00%) Web Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Web Analyst Programmer
1 2 (50.00%) Web Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) Middleware
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C
2 2 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (100.00%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft