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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Consultant
Rank 94 91 80
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Consultant 3 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.25% 0.28% 0.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.30% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 5
Average daily rate £425 £450 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +7.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £443 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
-1.66% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
1159 1336 1164
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 95.47% 94.15% 92.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 765 733 631
Average daily rate £413 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £240 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 44 57
Average hourly rate £35.00 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.40 £13.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.62 £47.50 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 (43.75%) Project Management
2 5 (31.25%) Finance
2 5 (31.25%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (31.25%) CGI
2 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
3 4 (25.00%) Presales
3 4 (25.00%) SQL
3 4 (25.00%) Business Development
3 4 (25.00%) Network Management
4 3 (18.75%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (18.75%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (18.75%) Oracle BI EE
4 3 (18.75%) C#
4 3 (18.75%) Windows
4 3 (18.75%) CRM
4 3 (18.75%) Essbase
4 3 (18.75%) Hyperion
5 2 (12.50%) Information Security
5 2 (12.50%) Migration
5 2 (12.50%) Risk Management
5 2 (12.50%) MS Office
5 2 (12.50%) Data Migration
5 2 (12.50%) Android
5 2 (12.50%) Project Governance
5 2 (12.50%) Network Security
5 2 (12.50%) Apple iOS
5 2 (12.50%) Database Security
6 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (6.25%) Data Centre
6 1 (6.25%) Data Centre Operations

Technical Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
1 1 (6.25%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (6.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) Network Security
2 1 (6.25%) BGP
2 1 (6.25%) MPLS
2 1 (6.25%) OSPF
2 1 (6.25%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) Essbase
1 3 (18.75%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 5 (31.25%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (31.25%) CGI
2 1 (6.25%) .NET
2 1 (6.25%) CSS
2 1 (6.25%) HTML
2 1 (6.25%) jQuery
2 1 (6.25%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (6.25%) Data Centre
1 1 (6.25%) Mathematics
1 1 (6.25%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) Windows
2 2 (12.50%) Android
2 2 (12.50%) Apple iOS
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (6.25%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Project Management
2 5 (31.25%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (25.00%) Business Development
3 4 (25.00%) Network Management
3 4 (25.00%) Presales
4 3 (18.75%) CRM
4 3 (18.75%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (12.50%) Data Migration
5 2 (12.50%) Database Security
5 2 (12.50%) Information Security
5 2 (12.50%) Migration
5 2 (12.50%) Project Governance
5 2 (12.50%) Risk Management
6 1 (6.25%) Data Centre Operations
6 1 (6.25%) Incident Management
6 1 (6.25%) ITIL V3
6 1 (6.25%) Load Balancing
6 1 (6.25%) Mobile Application Development
6 1 (6.25%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (6.25%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) SQL
2 3 (18.75%) C#
3 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
3 1 (6.25%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) CCNP
1 1 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
2 3 (18.75%) Hyperion
3 1 (6.25%) Apple
3 1 (6.25%) Cisco
3 1 (6.25%) Riverbed