Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Sussex with a requirement for SEO skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SEO over the 6 months to 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
South East > West Sussex
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 83 75 83
Rank change year-on-year -8 +8 -19
Contract jobs citing SEO 9 16 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 0.86% 1.25% 0.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.97% 1.43% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 1
West Sussex median daily rate £145 £295 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -50.85% -30.59% +54.55%
10th Percentile £113 £278 £413
90th Percentile £500 £411 £438
South East median daily rate £300 £290 £264
% change year-on-year +3.45% +9.95% -14.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Sussex median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £29.00 £22.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +31.82% -38.89% +125.00%

SEO is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in West Sussex with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Sussex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 927 1121 1065
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 88.71% 87.51% 87.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 554 637 705
West Sussex median daily rate £418 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.38% +3.23% +10.71%
10th Percentile £253 £263 £272
90th Percentile £573 £550 £550
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £391
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.43% +4.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 45 30
West Sussex median hourly rate £46.25 £35.00 £29.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.14% +17.65% +85.94%
10th Percentile £24.02 £19.58 £11.22
90th Percentile £50.25 £52.25 £50.00
South East median hourly rate £23.07 £26.50 £26.09
% change year-on-year -12.94% +1.57% +49.09%

SEO
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

Job postings citing SEO as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in West Sussex.

Job vacancy trend for SEO in West Sussex

SEO
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SEO in West Sussex.

Contractor daily rate trend for SEO in West Sussex

SEO
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SEO in West Sussex over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SEO in West Sussex

SEO
Contract Job Locations in West Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SEO within the West Sussex region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Crawley +7 8 £144 -61.67%
SEO
South East

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, 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 West Sussex region with a requirement for SEO.

1 6 (66.67%) MS Exchange
1 6 (66.67%) DHCP
1 6 (66.67%) DNS
1 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 6 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 6 (66.67%) Citrix
1 6 (66.67%) ITIL
1 6 (66.67%) Windows
1 6 (66.67%) Service Management
1 6 (66.67%) IP Telephony
1 6 (66.67%) Incident Management
1 6 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 6 (66.67%) Office 365
1 6 (66.67%) Remote Desktop
1 6 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 3 (33.33%) Social Media
3 2 (22.22%) Mobile Development
3 2 (22.22%) Tag Management
3 2 (22.22%) Analytics
3 2 (22.22%) Marketing
3 2 (22.22%) Digital Marketing
3 2 (22.22%) TOGAF
3 2 (22.22%) Web Analytics
3 2 (22.22%) Retail
3 2 (22.22%) E-Commerce
3 2 (22.22%) ERP
4 1 (11.11%) Legal
4 1 (11.11%) Publishing
4 1 (11.11%) User Experience
4 1 (11.11%) Web Application Development

SEO
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Sussex 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 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 6 (66.67%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 6 (66.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (66.67%) DHCP
1 6 (66.67%) DNS
1 6 (66.67%) IP Telephony
1 6 (66.67%) Remote Desktop
General
1 2 (22.22%) Marketing
1 2 (22.22%) Retail
2 1 (11.11%) Legal
2 1 (11.11%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) 1st Line Support
2 2 (22.22%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Service Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Service Desk Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (22.22%) TOGAF Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Content Designer
3 1 (11.11%) Designer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Social Media
2 1 (11.11%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (66.67%) Windows
1 6 (66.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Incident Management
1 6 (66.67%) ITIL
1 6 (66.67%) Service Management
2 2 (22.22%) Analytics
2 2 (22.22%) Digital Marketing
2 2 (22.22%) E-Commerce
2 2 (22.22%) ERP
2 2 (22.22%) Mobile Development
2 2 (22.22%) Tag Management
2 2 (22.22%) TOGAF
2 2 (22.22%) Web Analytics
3 1 (11.11%) Web Application Development
System Software
1 6 (66.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Citrix
1 6 (66.67%) Microsoft