The first table below looks at the demand for the Support 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 Support Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Surrey region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Consultant
Rank 81 77 93
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +16
Contract jobs requiring a Support Consultant 3 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.24% 0.49% 0.068%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.52% 0.073%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 1
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£306 £305 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.40% -1.61%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £315 £375
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -16.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £27.50 £27.50
Job Titles Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1143 1151 1365
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 92.33% 93.65% 92.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 681 620 685
Average daily rate £360 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £213 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 88 110
Average hourly rate £17.00 £20.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.40 £10.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.48 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.32% -6.89%
Support Consultant
South East

Support Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

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

Support Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

Support Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Support Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

Support Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Support Consultant across the Surrey region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014.

Support Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

Support Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Support Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

Support 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 Support Consultant within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 23 July 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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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
Reigate - - - -
Woking - - - - 1
Support Consultant
South East

Support Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey region that cited Support 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 Support Consultant in their job title.

1 7 (63.64%) UNIX
1 7 (63.64%) Linux
2 6 (54.55%) Windows
3 5 (45.45%) LAN
3 5 (45.45%) WAN
3 5 (45.45%) Cisco
3 5 (45.45%) CCIE
3 5 (45.45%) CCNP
3 5 (45.45%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (45.45%) Firewall
3 5 (45.45%) Telecoms
4 4 (36.36%) BIG-IP
4 4 (36.36%) CheckPoint
4 4 (36.36%) Juniper
4 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
4 4 (36.36%) F5
5 3 (27.27%) Management Information System
6 2 (18.18%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (18.18%) Shell Script
6 2 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (18.18%) Oracle General Ledger
6 2 (18.18%) Oracle EBS R12
6 2 (18.18%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 2 (18.18%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 2 (18.18%) Finance
6 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
6 2 (18.18%) Veritas
6 2 (18.18%) Oracle Financials
6 2 (18.18%) AIX
6 2 (18.18%) Solaris

Support Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey region that cited Support 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 Support Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (9.09%) IIS
1 1 (9.09%) Documentum
Business Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle Financials
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle General Ledger
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle EBS R12
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle Payables
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle Receivables
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle E-Business Tax
Communications & Networking
1 5 (45.45%) LAN
1 5 (45.45%) WAN
1 5 (45.45%) Firewall
2 4 (36.36%) BIG-IP
3 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
1 1 (9.09%) DTS
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (45.45%) Telecoms
2 2 (18.18%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) HTML
1 1 (9.09%) .NET
1 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
1 1 (9.09%) COM+
1 1 (9.09%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (63.64%) UNIX
1 7 (63.64%) Linux
2 6 (54.55%) Windows
3 2 (18.18%) AIX
3 2 (18.18%) Solaris
3 2 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (9.09%) VMS
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (9.09%) ITIL
1 1 (9.09%) CRM
1 1 (9.09%) MOF
1 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
1 1 (9.09%) Change Management
1 1 (9.09%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) Perl
1 2 (18.18%) Shell Script
2 1 (9.09%) VB6
2 1 (9.09%) C#
2 1 (9.09%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) VBScript
2 1 (9.09%) VB
2 1 (9.09%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) CCIE
1 5 (45.45%) CCNP
1 5 (45.45%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 2 (18.18%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) Puppet
1 2 (18.18%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Cisco
2 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 4 (36.36%) Juniper
2 4 (36.36%) CheckPoint
2 4 (36.36%) F5
3 2 (18.18%) Oracle
3 2 (18.18%) Veritas
4 1 (9.09%) Red Hat
4 1 (9.09%) Salesforce.com