The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical 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 Technical Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 19 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Consultant
Rank 86 78 86
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +8
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Consultant 8 12 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.52% 0.92% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.56% 1.01% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 9 1
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£435 £420 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +40.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £413
% change year-on-year
- +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 - -
Technical 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
1422 1185 1190
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 92.58% 91.22% 90.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 760 691 650
Average daily rate £360 £363 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.68% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 72 71 108
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -26.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.25 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £48.92
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

Technical Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

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

Technical Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

Technical Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Technical Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

Technical Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Technical Consultant across the Surrey region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Technical Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

Technical Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Technical Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

Technical 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 Technical Consultant within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 19 December 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
Woking +8 1 £435 -
Staines -12 1 - -
Camberley - - - -
Reigate - - - -
Technical Consultant
South East

Technical Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey region that cited Technical 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 Technical Consultant in their job title.

1 7 (46.67%) Finance
2 5 (33.33%) SQL
3 3 (20.00%) PL/SQL
3 3 (20.00%) Oracle
3 3 (20.00%) Oracle Forms
3 3 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (20.00%) CA
3 3 (20.00%) Oracle Financials
3 3 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (20.00%) WF
3 3 (20.00%) Oracle General Ledger
3 3 (20.00%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (20.00%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 3 (20.00%) Oracle Payables
3 3 (20.00%) Oracle Receivables
3 3 (20.00%) Oracle Assets
4 2 (13.33%) Portfolio Management
4 2 (13.33%) Change Control
4 2 (13.33%) Demand Management
4 2 (13.33%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (13.33%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (13.33%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (13.33%) Apache
4 2 (13.33%) Release Management
4 2 (13.33%) Drupal
4 2 (13.33%) Project Management
4 2 (13.33%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (13.33%) Manufacturing

Technical Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey region that cited Technical 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 Technical Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (13.33%) Apache
1 2 (13.33%) Drupal
1 2 (13.33%) CMS
2 1 (6.67%) IIS
2 1 (6.67%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (6.67%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Office
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Oracle Financials
1 3 (20.00%) Oracle General Ledger
1 3 (20.00%) Oracle EBS R12
1 3 (20.00%) Oracle Payables
1 3 (20.00%) Oracle Receivables
1 3 (20.00%) Oracle Assets
2 2 (13.33%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (6.67%) SAP MII
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) Intranet
1 1 (6.67%) Internet
1 1 (6.67%) SSL
1 1 (6.67%) LAN
1 1 (6.67%) WAN
1 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
1 1 (6.67%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
1 3 (20.00%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (46.67%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (6.67%) Advertising
3 1 (6.67%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) WF
2 2 (13.33%) Web Services
3 1 (6.67%) ODBC
3 1 (6.67%) .NET
3 1 (6.67%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) AS400
1 1 (6.67%) Client/Server
1 1 (6.67%) Clustering
1 1 (6.67%) Video Conferencing
1 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (13.33%) Windows
1 2 (13.33%) Linux
2 1 (6.67%) UNIX
2 1 (6.67%) Android
2 1 (6.67%) Windows 7
2 1 (6.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (13.33%) Portfolio Management
2 2 (13.33%) Change Control
2 2 (13.33%) Demand Management
2 2 (13.33%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (13.33%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (13.33%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (13.33%) Release Management
2 2 (13.33%) Project Management
3 1 (6.67%) ITIL
3 1 (6.67%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) SQL
2 3 (20.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (6.67%) C#
3 1 (6.67%) X++
3 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) MCSE
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (6.67%) MCDST
1 1 (6.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Control-M
1 1 (6.67%) SCCM
1 1 (6.67%) SCOM
1 1 (6.67%) SCOrch
1 1 (6.67%) SCSM
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Oracle
1 3 (20.00%) CA
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (13.33%) Red Hat
3 1 (6.67%) Sybase
3 1 (6.67%) SAP