The table below looks at the statistics for SEO skills in IT contracts advertised for the Worcestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SEO over the 3 months to 24 October 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.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Rank 17 8 -
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -
Contract jobs citing SEO 2 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worcestershire 2.44% 8.16% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.45% 13.33% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Average daily rate
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£456 £342 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.40% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £323
% change year-on-year
- +0.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.75 £32.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-33.07% +96.96%
SEO
West Midlands

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Worcestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
58 30 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worcestershire 70.73% 61.22% 58.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 20 18
Average daily rate £325 £357 £431
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.83% -17.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £311 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 6
Average hourly rate £25.00 £22.25 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.35% -31.53%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.38 £29.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +7.80%

SEO
Jobs Demand Trend in Worcestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SEO across the Worcestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

SEO Jobs Demand Trend in Worcestershire

SEO
Daily Rate Trend in Worcestershire

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

SEO Daily Rate Trend in Worcestershire

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Contract Job Locations in Worcestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SEO within the Worcestershire region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Redditch - - - -
SEO
West Midlands

SEO
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Worcestershire region citing SEO 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 SEO.

1 2 (100.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 2 (100.00%) QA
1 2 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) High Availability
1 2 (100.00%) SIEM
1 2 (100.00%) Analytics
1 2 (100.00%) Cyber Security
1 2 (100.00%) Protective Monitoring
1 2 (100.00%) LogRhythm
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Linux

SEO
Top Related IT Skills in Worcestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Worcestershire region citing SEO 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 SEO. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Intrusion Detection
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Systems Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Security Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Architect
2 1 (50.00%) Systems Architect
2 1 (50.00%) Security Architect
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) High Availability
1 2 (100.00%) SIEM
1 2 (100.00%) Analytics
1 2 (100.00%) Cyber Security
1 2 (100.00%) Protective Monitoring
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) LogRhythm