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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 88 92 85
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -7
Contract jobs citing SEO 10 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.79% 0.23% 0.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.95% 0.29% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 1
Median daily rate £200 £300 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.22% -23.20%
UK excluding London median daily rate £317 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
-0.85% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.61 £32.00 £40.50
% change year-on-year
-38.71% -20.98%
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
1053 1047 977
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 82.85% 79.08% 76.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 732 608 595
Median daily rate £438 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £519 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 30 31
Median hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £46.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -8.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.21 £13.50 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.90 £60.50 £59.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £26.98
% change year-on-year
- +11.21%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SEO across the Surrey region over the 3 months to 28 July 2016.

SEO Daily Rate Histogram 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 28 July 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
Chertsey - 2 - -
Epsom - 2 £200 -
Guildford +3 1 £145 -49.52%
SEO
South East

SEO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 8 (72.73%) Marketing
2 7 (63.64%) Social Media
3 6 (54.55%) CMS
4 5 (45.45%) Content Management
4 5 (45.45%) Google
4 5 (45.45%) Pay per click
5 4 (36.36%) Digital Marketing
5 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
5 4 (36.36%) ERP
5 4 (36.36%) CRM
5 4 (36.36%) Sage
5 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
5 4 (36.36%) Analytics
5 4 (36.36%) Sage X3
6 3 (27.27%) Skype
6 3 (27.27%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 3 (27.27%) Kalman Filter
6 3 (27.27%) Link Building
6 3 (27.27%) Apple
6 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
6 3 (27.27%) Adobe
6 3 (27.27%) Wireless
6 3 (27.27%) Intranet
6 3 (27.27%) arcserve
6 3 (27.27%) SharePoint
6 3 (27.27%) TCP/IP
6 3 (27.27%) MS Exchange
6 3 (27.27%) Photoshop
6 3 (27.27%) MS Office
6 3 (27.27%) Windows

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 (54.55%) CMS
2 3 (27.27%) MS Exchange
2 3 (27.27%) SharePoint
2 3 (27.27%) Umbraco
2 3 (27.27%) WordPress
3 2 (18.18%) Apache
3 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (18.18%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Adobe Illustrator
1 3 (27.27%) InDesign
1 3 (27.27%) MS Office
1 3 (27.27%) Photoshop
2 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 3 (27.27%) Adobe Creative Cloud
1 3 (27.27%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) Intranet
1 3 (27.27%) Skype
1 3 (27.27%) TCP/IP
1 3 (27.27%) Wireless
2 2 (18.18%) LAN
2 2 (18.18%) WAN
3 1 (9.09%) Ethernet
3 1 (9.09%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 8 (72.73%) Marketing
2 3 (27.27%) Advertising
3 2 (18.18%) Electronics
4 1 (9.09%) Finance
4 1 (9.09%) Law
4 1 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) IT Support
2 2 (18.18%) Head of SEO
3 1 (9.09%) Desktop Support
3 1 (9.09%) ERP Support
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) IT Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Project Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) SEO Director
3 1 (9.09%) SEO Executive
3 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Web Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Web Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) CSS
1 2 (18.18%) HTML
1 2 (18.18%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 7 (63.64%) Social Media
2 2 (18.18%) Algorithms
2 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (18.18%) Blog
2 2 (18.18%) Taxonomies
2 2 (18.18%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (9.09%) Copywriting
3 1 (9.09%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Android
1 3 (27.27%) Windows
2 2 (18.18%) Windows 10
2 2 (18.18%) Windows 7
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Content Management
1 5 (45.45%) Pay per click
2 4 (36.36%) Analytics
2 4 (36.36%) CRM
2 4 (36.36%) Digital Marketing
2 4 (36.36%) ERP
3 3 (27.27%) Kalman Filter
3 3 (27.27%) Link Building
4 2 (18.18%) B2C
4 2 (18.18%) Business Continuity
4 2 (18.18%) Deep Learning
4 2 (18.18%) Document Management
4 2 (18.18%) Software Audit
4 2 (18.18%) Website Architecture
5 1 (9.09%) Change Control
5 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
5 1 (9.09%) Online Marketing
5 1 (9.09%) Project Governance
5 1 (9.09%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
System Software
1 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
2 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (9.09%) vSphere
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Google
2 4 (36.36%) Sage
3 3 (27.27%) Adobe
3 3 (27.27%) Apple
3 3 (27.27%) arcserve
3 3 (27.27%) Barracuda Networks
3 3 (27.27%) FrontRange
3 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
4 1 (9.09%) Facebook
4 1 (9.09%) Kaspersky
4 1 (9.09%) VMware