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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mercator over the 3 months to 16 September 2014 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.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mercator
Rank 87 88 89
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +1
Contract jobs citing Mercator 1 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.076% 0.15% 0.075%
As % of the Vendors category 0.15% 0.29% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Average daily rate
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- £349 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -0.42%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £445 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.12% +27.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
663 689 691
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 50.08% 52.40% 52.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 350 413 320
Average daily rate £368 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 34 52
Average hourly rate £21.00 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £16.50 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £25.13 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £18.75
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +1.33%

Mercator
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Mercator across the Surrey region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey region citing Mercator also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Mercator.

1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Kanban
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (50.00%) Coaching

Mercator
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey region citing Mercator also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Mercator. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) WebLogic
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Forms
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) WebLogic Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) ScrumMaster
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Kanban
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (50.00%) Coaching
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
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