The table below looks at the statistics for SEO skills in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SEO over the 3 months to 24 September 2016 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
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 76 93 84
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -9
Contract jobs citing SEO 6 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.52% 0.14% 0.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.64% 0.18% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 3
Median daily rate £188 £445 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-57.86% +27.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £445 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £445 £370
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £375 £275
% change year-on-year
-8.00% +36.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.61 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-50.97% +45.45%
SEO
South East

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
942 1128 1023
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 82.34% 79.77% 76.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 665 660 603
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £308 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 34 39
Median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £21.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.90 £51.52 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +26.94%

SEO
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Surrey region citing SEO as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

SEO Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

SEO
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

SEO Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

SEO
Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SEO across the Surrey region.

SEO Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

SEO
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SEO within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 24 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Epsom - 2 £200 -
SEO
South East

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 24 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SEO 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 SEO.

1 10 (83.33%) Marketing
2 7 (58.33%) Google
2 7 (58.33%) Social Media
3 6 (50.00%) Digital Marketing
3 6 (50.00%) CMS
3 6 (50.00%) Analytics
4 5 (41.67%) Content Management
4 5 (41.67%) Google Analytics
4 5 (41.67%) Pay per click
5 4 (33.33%) CRM
5 4 (33.33%) ERP
5 4 (33.33%) B2C
5 4 (33.33%) Sage
5 4 (33.33%) Sage X3
5 4 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (25.00%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 3 (25.00%) Skype
6 3 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
6 3 (25.00%) Link Building
6 3 (25.00%) Intranet
6 3 (25.00%) arcserve
6 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 3 (25.00%) Adobe
6 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
6 3 (25.00%) Apple
6 3 (25.00%) MS Exchange
6 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
6 3 (25.00%) Photoshop
6 3 (25.00%) MS Office
6 3 (25.00%) SharePoint

SEO
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 6 (50.00%) CMS
2 3 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (25.00%) Umbraco
2 3 (25.00%) WordPress
3 2 (16.67%) Apache
3 2 (16.67%) Drupal
3 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (16.67%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 3 (25.00%) InDesign
1 3 (25.00%) MS Office
1 3 (25.00%) Photoshop
2 2 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 5 (41.67%) Google Analytics
2 3 (25.00%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) Intranet
1 3 (25.00%) Skype
1 3 (25.00%) Wireless
2 2 (16.67%) LAN
2 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (16.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 10 (83.33%) Marketing
2 3 (25.00%) Advertising
2 3 (25.00%) Finance
2 3 (25.00%) Retail
3 2 (16.67%) Brand Awareness
3 2 (16.67%) Electronics
4 1 (8.33%) Law
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) IT Support
2 2 (16.67%) Analytics Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Campaign Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Digital Analytics Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Google Analytics Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Head of SEO
2 2 (16.67%) Marketing Campaign Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Marketing Manager
2 2 (16.67%) SEO Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Desktop Support
3 1 (8.33%) ERP Support
3 1 (8.33%) IT Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Project Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) SEO Director
3 1 (8.33%) SEO Executive
3 1 (8.33%) Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Web Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Web Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) CSS
1 2 (16.67%) HTML
1 2 (16.67%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 7 (58.33%) Social Media
2 4 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (16.67%) Algorithms
3 2 (16.67%) Blog
3 2 (16.67%) Digital Media
3 2 (16.67%) Taxonomies
3 2 (16.67%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (8.33%) Copywriting
4 1 (8.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Android
2 2 (16.67%) Windows
2 2 (16.67%) Windows 10
2 2 (16.67%) Windows 7
2 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Analytics
1 6 (50.00%) Digital Marketing
2 5 (41.67%) Content Management
2 5 (41.67%) Pay per click
3 4 (33.33%) B2C
3 4 (33.33%) CRM
3 4 (33.33%) ERP
4 3 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
4 3 (25.00%) Link Building
5 2 (16.67%) Business Continuity
5 2 (16.67%) Campaign Management
5 2 (16.67%) Deep Learning
5 2 (16.67%) Document Management
5 2 (16.67%) Marketing Strategy
5 2 (16.67%) Software Audit
5 2 (16.67%) Website Architecture
6 1 (8.33%) Online Marketing
6 1 (8.33%) Web Design
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Google
2 4 (33.33%) Sage
3 3 (25.00%) Adobe
3 3 (25.00%) Apple
3 3 (25.00%) arcserve
3 3 (25.00%) Barracuda Networks
3 3 (25.00%) FrontRange
3 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (16.67%) DoubleClick
5 1 (8.33%) Facebook
5 1 (8.33%) Kaspersky