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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 26 14 33
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +19
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 87 109 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 6.53% 8.21% 4.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.08% 8.88% 5.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 78 29
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£410 £369 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.18% -7.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £300 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £537 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £57.50 £26.25 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+119.04% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £30.00 £36.75
% change year-on-year
-8.33% -18.36%
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
1229 1227 1189
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 92.20% 92.46% 91.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 724 743 575
Average daily rate £363 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £225 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 59 103
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £23.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -26.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £10.75 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +2 13 £463 +29.82% 6
Epsom +6 4 £335 -33.00%
Woking -4 4 £393 -10.28% 2
Weybridge -5 4 £488 +35.41% 1
Guildford -16 4 £375 +16.27% 2
Camberley - 3 £425 - 1
Leatherhead - 2 - - 2
Chertsey - 1 £300 -
Reigate - 1 £390 -
Farnham - - - -
Godalming - - - -
Dorking - - - -
Egham - - - - 1
Oxted - - - -
Redhill - - - - 1
Consultant
South East

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 32 (17.78%) SAP
2 30 (16.67%) Finance
3 27 (15.00%) Windows
4 21 (11.67%) Microsoft
5 18 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (9.44%) Cisco
7 16 (8.89%) Active Directory
7 16 (8.89%) SharePoint
7 16 (8.89%) SQL
7 16 (8.89%) Firewall
8 13 (7.22%) Oracle
8 13 (7.22%) Cisco Certification
9 12 (6.67%) SQL Server
9 12 (6.67%) ABAP
9 12 (6.67%) HTML
9 12 (6.67%) Linux
9 12 (6.67%) VMware
10 11 (6.11%) JavaScript
10 11 (6.11%) Security Cleared
11 10 (5.56%) Marketing
11 10 (5.56%) .NET
11 10 (5.56%) C#
11 10 (5.56%) CSS
11 10 (5.56%) ITIL
12 9 (5.00%) Change Management
12 9 (5.00%) Telecoms
12 9 (5.00%) LAN
12 9 (5.00%) CRM
12 9 (5.00%) CheckPoint
12 9 (5.00%) CCIE

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 16 (8.89%) SharePoint
2 5 (2.78%) Apache
2 5 (2.78%) SAS
2 5 (2.78%) Lync
3 3 (1.67%) IBM HTTP Server
3 3 (1.67%) CMS
3 3 (1.67%) Tomcat
3 3 (1.67%) MS Exchange
3 3 (1.67%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (1.67%) IIS
3 3 (1.67%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (1.67%) Node.js
3 3 (1.67%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.11%) Drupal
4 2 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (1.11%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (1.11%) NetWeaver
4 2 (1.11%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (1.11%) WebLogic
Applications
1 6 (3.33%) MS Office
1 6 (3.33%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.78%) MS Project
3 4 (2.22%) Photoshop
4 3 (1.67%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.67%) Fireworks
5 2 (1.11%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 6 (3.33%) SAP IS-U
1 6 (3.33%) SAP MRS
2 3 (1.67%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (1.67%) SAP FI
2 3 (1.67%) SAP MM
2 3 (1.67%) Oracle Financials
2 3 (1.67%) Agresso
2 3 (1.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.67%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (1.67%) SAP PLM
3 2 (1.11%) Dynamics GP
3 2 (1.11%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (1.11%) SAP EWM
3 2 (1.11%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (1.11%) Oracle Receivables
3 2 (1.11%) Oracle E-Business Tax
3 2 (1.11%) Oracle General Ledger
3 2 (1.11%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (1.11%) SAP BPC
3 2 (1.11%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.56%) Force.com
1 1 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.56%) Office 365
1 1 (0.56%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 16 (8.89%) Firewall
2 9 (5.00%) LAN
3 8 (4.44%) WAN
4 6 (3.33%) SAN
5 5 (2.78%) MPLS
5 5 (2.78%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (2.22%) BIG-IP
6 4 (2.22%) SNMP
7 3 (1.67%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (1.67%) OSPF
7 3 (1.67%) LDAP
7 3 (1.67%) Intranet
7 3 (1.67%) FTP
7 3 (1.67%) Network Security
8 2 (1.11%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (1.11%) DNS
8 2 (1.11%) SSL
8 2 (1.11%) VPN
8 2 (1.11%) DMZ
8 2 (1.11%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 8 (4.44%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (2.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (2.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (1.67%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (1.67%) SAP BW
4 3 (1.67%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (1.11%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (1.11%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.11%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.11%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.56%) SAP BI
6 1 (0.56%) DTS
6 1 (0.56%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.56%) OLAP
6 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.56%) MOLAP
6 1 (0.56%) ROLAP
6 1 (0.56%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (4.44%) Visual Studio
2 3 (1.67%) Dreamweaver
3 2 (1.11%) Selenium
3 2 (1.11%) SpecFlow
3 2 (1.11%) WebDriver
3 2 (1.11%) JMeter
4 1 (0.56%) Subversion
4 1 (0.56%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.56%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (0.56%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 30 (16.67%) Finance
2 10 (5.56%) Marketing
3 9 (5.00%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.22%) Banking
5 2 (1.11%) Retail
5 2 (1.11%) Legal
5 2 (1.11%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.11%) Advertising
6 1 (0.56%) Military
6 1 (0.56%) Front Office
6 1 (0.56%) Back Office
6 1 (0.56%) Billing
6 1 (0.56%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (6.67%) HTML
2 10 (5.56%) .NET
2 10 (5.56%) CSS
3 8 (4.44%) XML
4 7 (3.89%) jQuery
5 6 (3.33%) ASP.NET
6 4 (2.22%) CSS3
6 4 (2.22%) AngularJS
6 4 (2.22%) HTML5
6 4 (2.22%) Web Services
6 4 (2.22%) Middleware
7 3 (1.67%) BAPI
7 3 (1.67%) SVG
7 3 (1.67%) KnockoutJS
7 3 (1.67%) SAP ALE
7 3 (1.67%) MooTools
8 2 (1.11%) WCF
8 2 (1.11%) REST
8 2 (1.11%) WSDL
8 2 (1.11%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (3.33%) User Experience
2 5 (2.78%) Management Information System
3 4 (2.22%) Social Media
3 4 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (1.67%) W3C
4 3 (1.67%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (1.11%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (1.11%) Fat Client
5 2 (1.11%) PKI
5 2 (1.11%) Thin Client
5 2 (1.11%) Clustering
5 2 (1.11%) Mainframe
5 2 (1.11%) Replication
6 1 (0.56%) AS400
6 1 (0.56%) GIS
6 1 (0.56%) Cryptography
6 1 (0.56%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.56%) PMI
6 1 (0.56%) Smart Meter
6 1 (0.56%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 27 (15.00%) Windows
2 12 (6.67%) Linux
3 8 (4.44%) UNIX
4 5 (2.78%) Windows 7
5 4 (2.22%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (1.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (1.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (1.67%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.56%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.56%) VMS
7 1 (0.56%) Windows 2000
7 1 (0.56%) Android
7 1 (0.56%) CentOS
7 1 (0.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (5.56%) ITIL
3 9 (5.00%) Change Management
3 9 (5.00%) CRM
3 9 (5.00%) Incident Management
4 8 (4.44%) Root Cause Analysis
4 8 (4.44%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (3.89%) Project Management
5 7 (3.89%) Migration
5 7 (3.89%) User Stories
5 7 (3.89%) Performance Tuning
5 7 (3.89%) Use Case
5 7 (3.89%) Digital Marketing
5 7 (3.89%) Logistics
6 6 (3.33%) Content Management
6 6 (3.33%) Performance Management
6 6 (3.33%) Validation
7 5 (2.78%) Service Delivery
7 5 (2.78%) Information Security
7 5 (2.78%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 16 (8.89%) SQL
2 12 (6.67%) ABAP
3 11 (6.11%) JavaScript
4 10 (5.56%) C#
5 6 (3.33%) PowerShell
6 2 (1.11%) C
6 2 (1.11%) T-SQL
6 2 (1.11%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.56%) VB6
7 1 (0.56%) VBScript
7 1 (0.56%) VB
7 1 (0.56%) Java
7 1 (0.56%) Apex Code
7 1 (0.56%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 13 (7.22%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (6.11%) Security Cleared
3 9 (5.00%) CCIE
3 9 (5.00%) CCNP
3 9 (5.00%) SC Cleared
4 5 (2.78%) Degree
5 4 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (1.67%) CCNA
7 2 (1.11%) CTC Cleared
7 2 (1.11%) CCA
7 2 (1.11%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (1.11%) CISSP
7 2 (1.11%) MCSE
8 1 (0.56%) MBA
8 1 (0.56%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.56%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.56%) CCEA
8 1 (0.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.56%) CCEE
8 1 (0.56%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.89%) QA
2 3 (1.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.11%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.11%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.11%) SLA
3 2 (1.11%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.56%) BS7666
System Software
1 16 (8.89%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.67%) XenApp
2 3 (1.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.11%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.11%) vSphere
3 2 (1.11%) Forefront TMG
3 2 (1.11%) UAG
3 2 (1.11%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (1.11%) ISA Server
3 2 (1.11%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.56%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.56%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.56%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 6 (3.33%) SCCM
2 5 (2.78%) SCOM
3 4 (2.22%) SCSM
4 3 (1.67%) CA SiteMinder
4 3 (1.67%) SCOrch
4 3 (1.67%) Nessus
4 3 (1.67%) EMC NetWorker
5 2 (1.11%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.56%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.56%) BMC PATROL
6 1 (0.56%) Control-M
6 1 (0.56%) Legato
6 1 (0.56%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.56%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (0.56%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.56%) Cisco Prime
6 1 (0.56%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 32 (17.78%) SAP
2 21 (11.67%) Microsoft
3 17 (9.44%) Cisco
4 13 (7.22%) Oracle
5 12 (6.67%) VMware
6 9 (5.00%) CheckPoint
6 9 (5.00%) F5
7 8 (4.44%) Juniper
8 7 (3.89%) Citrix
9 5 (2.78%) CA
10 4 (2.22%) Adobe
11 3 (1.67%) Teradata
11 3 (1.67%) JBoss
11 3 (1.67%) Salesforce.com
11 3 (1.67%) IBM
11 3 (1.67%) EMC
11 3 (1.67%) SolarWinds
11 3 (1.67%) Tripwire
11 3 (1.67%) DataFlux
12 2 (1.11%) Polycom
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