The table below looks at the statistics for the Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 27 14 36
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +22
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 74 104 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 5.68% 8.05% 4.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.16% 8.75% 4.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 68 33
Average daily rate
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£391 £360 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.68% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £288 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £536 £491 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £420 £425
% change year-on-year
+1.19% -1.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £26.25 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £26.88 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-16.27% -17.30%
Consultant
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Surrey region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1202 1188 1271
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 92.25% 91.95% 92.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 721 672 598
Average daily rate £350 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £215 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 68 112
Average hourly rate £17.00 £20.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% -35.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Consultant in the job title across the Surrey region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Consultant across the Surrey region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

Consultant
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Consultant within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 22 August 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
Staines -7 10 £450 +28.57% 1
Epsom +3 7 £335 -13.54%
Woking -2 5 £335 -25.55% 3
Guildford -10 4 £469 +45.34% 7
Leatherhead - 3 £450 - 1
Dorking - 2 - - 1
Weybridge -6 1 £360 - 1
Reigate - 1 £390 - 1
Chertsey - 1 £300 -
Caterham - - - -
Egham - - - - 1
Oxted - - - -
Redhill - - - - 1
Farnham - - - -
Godalming - - - -
Consultant
South East

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey region that cited Consultant in their job title 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 with Consultant in their job title.

1 38 (20.00%) SAP
2 37 (19.47%) Finance
3 26 (13.68%) Windows
4 21 (11.05%) Microsoft
4 21 (11.05%) Firewall
5 20 (10.53%) Cisco
6 17 (8.95%) SharePoint
7 16 (8.42%) SQL
7 16 (8.42%) ABAP
8 15 (7.89%) Linux
9 13 (6.84%) .NET
9 13 (6.84%) Oracle
9 13 (6.84%) Active Directory
10 12 (6.32%) Cisco Certification
10 12 (6.32%) CheckPoint
10 12 (6.32%) UNIX
10 12 (6.32%) Stakeholder Management
10 12 (6.32%) Agile Software Development
11 11 (5.79%) VMware
11 11 (5.79%) Change Management
11 11 (5.79%) Project Management
11 11 (5.79%) ITIL
11 11 (5.79%) SQL Server
11 11 (5.79%) CRM
11 11 (5.79%) Marketing
11 11 (5.79%) SAP IS-U
12 10 (5.26%) Security Cleared
12 10 (5.26%) SAP MRS
12 10 (5.26%) F5
12 10 (5.26%) LAN

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey region that cited Consultant in their job title 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 with Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 17 (8.95%) SharePoint
2 5 (2.63%) Apache
2 5 (2.63%) SAS
3 4 (2.11%) Tomcat
3 4 (2.11%) IIS
3 4 (2.11%) CMS
4 3 (1.58%) IBM HTTP Server
4 3 (1.58%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (1.58%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (1.58%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (1.58%) Lync
4 3 (1.58%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.05%) Drupal
5 2 (1.05%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (1.05%) NetWeaver
5 2 (1.05%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.53%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.53%) Documentum
6 1 (0.53%) CloudStack
6 1 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 6 (3.16%) MS Office
2 5 (2.63%) MS Project
2 5 (2.63%) MS Excel
3 4 (2.11%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.05%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.53%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.53%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (5.79%) SAP IS-U
2 10 (5.26%) SAP MRS
3 5 (2.63%) SAP MM
4 4 (2.11%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (2.11%) SAP SD
4 4 (2.11%) Oracle Financials
4 4 (2.11%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (1.58%) SAP CRM
5 3 (1.58%) SAP FI
5 3 (1.58%) Agresso
5 3 (1.58%) Oracle Payables
5 3 (1.58%) Oracle General Ledger
5 3 (1.58%) Oracle EBS R12
5 3 (1.58%) SAP PLM
5 3 (1.58%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (1.05%) Dynamics GP
6 2 (1.05%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (1.05%) SAP BPC
6 2 (1.05%) SAP EWM
6 2 (1.05%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 21 (11.05%) Firewall
2 10 (5.26%) LAN
3 8 (4.21%) WAN
4 7 (3.68%) MPLS
4 7 (3.68%) Cisco Nexus
4 7 (3.68%) Cisco ASA
5 6 (3.16%) Internet
5 6 (3.16%) OSPF
6 5 (2.63%) NetScreen
6 5 (2.63%) Network Security
7 4 (2.11%) SAN
7 4 (2.11%) FTP
7 4 (2.11%) Intranet
7 4 (2.11%) BGP
7 4 (2.11%) BIG-IP
8 3 (1.58%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (1.58%) Wireless
8 3 (1.58%) LDAP
8 3 (1.58%) SNMP
8 3 (1.58%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (5.79%) SQL Server
2 8 (4.21%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (2.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (2.11%) SAP BW
3 4 (2.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (1.58%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (1.58%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (1.05%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (1.05%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.05%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.05%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.53%) OLAP
6 1 (0.53%) DTS
6 1 (0.53%) SAP BI
6 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.53%) MOLAP
6 1 (0.53%) ROLAP
6 1 (0.53%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.53%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 1 (0.53%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (4.21%) Visual Studio
2 2 (1.05%) Selenium
2 2 (1.05%) WebDriver
2 2 (1.05%) SpecFlow
2 2 (1.05%) JMeter
3 1 (0.53%) Subversion
3 1 (0.53%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (0.53%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 37 (19.47%) Finance
2 11 (5.79%) Marketing
3 10 (5.26%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.11%) Retail
5 3 (1.58%) Banking
6 2 (1.05%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.05%) Legal
6 2 (1.05%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.05%) Advertising
6 2 (1.05%) Publishing
6 2 (1.05%) Billing
7 1 (0.53%) Military
7 1 (0.53%) Front Office
7 1 (0.53%) Back Office
7 1 (0.53%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (6.84%) .NET
2 9 (4.74%) HTML
3 8 (4.21%) ASP.NET
4 7 (3.68%) CSS
5 5 (2.63%) XML
6 4 (2.11%) jQuery
6 4 (2.11%) Middleware
6 4 (2.11%) Web Services
7 3 (1.58%) BAPI
7 3 (1.58%) SAP ALE
8 2 (1.05%) Silverlight
8 2 (1.05%) WCF
8 2 (1.05%) REST
8 2 (1.05%) WSDL
8 2 (1.05%) XSLT
9 1 (0.53%) SAP Basis
9 1 (0.53%) J2EE
9 1 (0.53%) ODBC
9 1 (0.53%) SOAP
9 1 (0.53%) COM+
Miscellaneous
1 8 (4.21%) Management Information System
2 4 (2.11%) CMDB
2 4 (2.11%) Social Media
3 3 (1.58%) Mainframe
3 3 (1.58%) Thin Client
3 3 (1.58%) Fat Client
4 2 (1.05%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (1.05%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.05%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (1.05%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.05%) NHS
4 2 (1.05%) Clustering
5 1 (0.53%) Replication
5 1 (0.53%) AS400
5 1 (0.53%) GIS
5 1 (0.53%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.53%) EMV
5 1 (0.53%) PMI
5 1 (0.53%) Data Integration
5 1 (0.53%) RMADS
Operating Systems
1 26 (13.68%) Windows
2 15 (7.89%) Linux
3 12 (6.32%) UNIX
4 6 (3.16%) Windows 7
5 4 (2.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (2.11%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (1.58%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.05%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (1.05%) Windows XP
7 2 (1.05%) AIX
7 2 (1.05%) Solaris
8 1 (0.53%) Windows 2000
8 1 (0.53%) VMS
8 1 (0.53%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.53%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (6.32%) Stakeholder Management
1 12 (6.32%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (5.79%) Change Management
2 11 (5.79%) Project Management
2 11 (5.79%) ITIL
2 11 (5.79%) CRM
3 9 (4.74%) User Acceptance Testing
3 9 (4.74%) Use Case
4 8 (4.21%) Test Scripting
4 8 (4.21%) Root Cause Analysis
4 8 (4.21%) OO
4 8 (4.21%) Migration
5 7 (3.68%) Content Management
5 7 (3.68%) User Stories
5 7 (3.68%) Digital Marketing
5 7 (3.68%) Incident Management
5 7 (3.68%) Logistics
6 6 (3.16%) Performance Management
6 6 (3.16%) Network Architecture
6 6 (3.16%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 16 (8.42%) SQL
1 16 (8.42%) ABAP
2 10 (5.26%) C#
3 6 (3.16%) PowerShell
3 6 (3.16%) JavaScript
4 4 (2.11%) VB.NET
5 2 (1.05%) Shell Script
5 2 (1.05%) C
5 2 (1.05%) Perl
5 2 (1.05%) Java
5 2 (1.05%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.53%) VB6
6 1 (0.53%) VBScript
6 1 (0.53%) VB
6 1 (0.53%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (6.32%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (5.26%) Security Cleared
3 9 (4.74%) CCIE
3 9 (4.74%) CCNP
3 9 (4.74%) SC Cleared
4 6 (3.16%) Degree
5 3 (1.58%) CISSP
5 3 (1.58%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.05%) CTC Cleared
6 2 (1.05%) CRISC
6 2 (1.05%) CCA
6 2 (1.05%) Citrix Certification
6 2 (1.05%) CCNA
6 2 (1.05%) CISM
7 1 (0.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.53%) MBA
7 1 (0.53%) MCSE
7 1 (0.53%) CCEA
7 1 (0.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.53%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.74%) QA
2 3 (1.58%) SLA
2 3 (1.58%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.05%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.53%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.53%) JSP 440
4 1 (0.53%) BS7666
System Software
1 13 (6.84%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.11%) XenApp
3 2 (1.05%) vSphere
3 2 (1.05%) XenDesktop
3 2 (1.05%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 2 (1.05%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 2 (1.05%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (1.05%) VMware ESX
3 2 (1.05%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.53%) ProxySG
4 1 (0.53%) vCloud
4 1 (0.53%) XenServer
4 1 (0.53%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.53%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (2.63%) SCCM
2 4 (2.11%) SCSM
3 3 (1.58%) Nessus
3 3 (1.58%) CA SiteMinder
3 3 (1.58%) SCOrch
3 3 (1.58%) SCOM
4 2 (1.05%) Puppet
4 2 (1.05%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.53%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.53%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.53%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (0.53%) Control-M
5 1 (0.53%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (0.53%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (0.53%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.53%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (0.53%) WSUS
Vendors
1 38 (20.00%) SAP
2 21 (11.05%) Microsoft
3 20 (10.53%) Cisco
4 13 (6.84%) Oracle
5 12 (6.32%) CheckPoint
6 11 (5.79%) VMware
7 10 (5.26%) F5
8 8 (4.21%) Citrix
9 7 (3.68%) Juniper
10 6 (3.16%) Blue Coat
11 5 (2.63%) CA
11 5 (2.63%) HP
12 4 (2.11%) IBM
12 4 (2.11%) Salesforce.com
13 3 (1.58%) Teradata
13 3 (1.58%) Tripwire
13 3 (1.58%) JBoss
13 3 (1.58%) Red Hat
13 3 (1.58%) DataFlux
14 2 (1.05%) Polycom
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