The median contractor rate for a Business Consultant was £578 per day in advertised job vacancies in Surrey during the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Business Consultant
South East / Surrey
Rank 86 100 92
Rank change year-on-year +14 -8  
Contract jobs requiring a Business Consultant 3 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.26% 0.078% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.081% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Median daily rate £578 £775 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.48% +55.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £425 £438
% change year-on-year -17.64% -2.85%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Surrey. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Surrey
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1100 1237 1352
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey 94.10% 96.26% 95.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 712 803 733
Median daily rate £425 £415 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.40% +10.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £540 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 99 61
Median hourly rate £14.75 £30.00 £25.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.83% +16.73%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £52.50 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.38
% change year-on-year -12.50% +15.10%  

Business Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Surrey that featured Business Consultant in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Business Consultant in Surrey

Business Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Consultant in Surrey

Business Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Business Consultant in Surrey over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Business Consultant in Surrey

Business Consultant
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Business Consultant in Surrey

Business Consultant
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Consultant within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 24 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Staines - 1 £680 -
Business Consultant
South East

Business Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, Business Consultant contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Surrey region featuring Business Consultant in the job title.

1 2 (33.33%) PBX
1 2 (33.33%) Skype
1 2 (33.33%) Skype for Business
1 2 (33.33%) Unified Communications
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
1 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (33.33%) SAP
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco
1 2 (33.33%) Office 365
2 1 (16.67%) Customer Insight
2 1 (16.67%) Business Transformation
2 1 (16.67%) Analytics
2 1 (16.67%) Marketing Analytics
2 1 (16.67%) Campaign Management
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (16.67%) SAP PS
2 1 (16.67%) CRM
2 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (16.67%) ISDN
2 1 (16.67%) Banking
2 1 (16.67%) Asset Management
2 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Marketing
2 1 (16.67%) QA
2 1 (16.67%) Pega
2 1 (16.67%) High Availability
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) AirWatch

Business Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (33.33%) Skype for Business
2 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) SAP PS
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) PBX
1 2 (33.33%) Skype
1 2 (33.33%) Unified Communications
2 1 (16.67%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Banking
2 1 (16.67%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (16.67%) Analytics
2 1 (16.67%) Asset Management
2 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Business Transformation
2 1 (16.67%) Campaign Management
2 1 (16.67%) Change Management
2 1 (16.67%) CRM
2 1 (16.67%) Customer Insight
2 1 (16.67%) High Availability
2 1 (16.67%) Marketing Analytics
2 1 (16.67%) Personalization
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco
1 2 (33.33%) SAP
2 1 (16.67%) Pega