Period
to 16 January 2019

The median contractor rate for a Consultant was £525 per day in advertised job vacancies in Surrey during the 6 months to 16 January 2019.

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.

Consultant
South East > Surrey
6 months to
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 44 26 23
Rank change year-on-year -18 -3 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 145 170 138
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 4.70% 6.15% 6.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.98% 6.51% 7.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 115 65
Surrey median daily rate £525 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.53% +11.76% -5.56%
10th Percentile £400 £400 £318
90th Percentile £630 £593 £524
South East median daily rate £490 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +3.16% +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Surrey median hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.00% - -
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £46.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year -3.23% +3.33% -13.03%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Surrey
Contract vacancies in Surrey with a recognized job title 2,912 2,611 1,925
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.39% 94.40% 95.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,058 1,836 1,214
Surrey median daily rate £475 £450 £419
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +7.53% +0.84%
10th Percentile £300 £276 £167
90th Percentile £606 £580 £575
South East median daily rate £433 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +1.97% +6.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 80 111
Surrey median hourly rate £21.60 £16.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.91% -21.43% -
10th Percentile £12.65 £11.34 £11.55
90th Percentile £51.00 £47.92 £42.00
South East median hourly rate £20.50 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +13.89% +2.86% -7.89%

Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

Job postings that featured Consultant in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Surrey.

Job vacancy trend for Consultant in Surrey

Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Consultant in Surrey

Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Consultant in Surrey over the 6 months to 16 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Consultant in Surrey

Consultant
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Consultant in Surrey

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 Consultant within the Surrey region over the 6 months to 16 January 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sunbury-on-Thames -12 25 £511 +18.90%
Staines -2 20 £550 +10.00% 2
Reigate -7 12 £525 +10.53%
Woking +1 9 - - 1
Guildford -8 9 £563 - 12
Leatherhead +2 3 £100 - 4
Epsom +2 2 £525 +16.67%
Weybridge -3 1 - - 2
Egham -6 1 - -
Camberley - 1 - - 4
Redhill - 1 £625 -
Consultant
South East

Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 16 January 2019, Consultant contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Surrey region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 31 (21.38%) Finance
2 25 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (13.79%) SAP
4 19 (13.10%) SQL
4 19 (13.10%) Migration
4 19 (13.10%) Stakeholder Management
4 19 (13.10%) Workday
5 18 (12.41%) Amazon AWS
6 17 (11.72%) JavaScript
7 16 (11.03%) Microsoft Excel
7 16 (11.03%) Microsoft
7 16 (11.03%) Microsoft Azure
8 14 (9.66%) DNS
9 13 (8.97%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 12 (8.28%) Node.js
10 12 (8.28%) DevOps
10 12 (8.28%) Analytical Skills
11 11 (7.59%) Office 365
11 11 (7.59%) Capacity Planning
11 11 (7.59%) Continuous Improvement
11 11 (7.59%) ERP
11 11 (7.59%) Linux
12 10 (6.90%) Java
12 10 (6.90%) Business Intelligence
12 10 (6.90%) Dell
12 10 (6.90%) EMC
12 10 (6.90%) Project Management
12 10 (6.90%) Analytics
13 9 (6.21%) Process Improvement
13 9 (6.21%) Problem-Solving

Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 6 (4.14%) Drupal
2 4 (2.76%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.07%) EPiServer
4 1 (0.69%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (0.69%) Apache Solr
4 1 (0.69%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.69%) CMS
4 1 (0.69%) FileNet
4 1 (0.69%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.69%) WordPress
Applications
1 16 (11.03%) Microsoft Excel
2 13 (8.97%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 6 (4.14%) Microsoft Project
3 6 (4.14%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.38%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (0.69%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 8 (5.52%) Workday HCM
2 4 (2.76%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (2.07%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (2.07%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (2.07%) SAP HR
3 3 (2.07%) SAP IS-U
4 2 (1.38%) SAP CO
4 2 (1.38%) SAP FI
4 2 (1.38%) SAP FI/CO
4 2 (1.38%) SAP SD
5 1 (0.69%) Hyperion Planning
5 1 (0.69%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.69%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.69%) Oracle HRMS
5 1 (0.69%) SAP MM
5 1 (0.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.69%) SAP PM
5 1 (0.69%) SAP PP
5 1 (0.69%) SAP PP-PI
5 1 (0.69%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 18 (12.41%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (11.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (7.59%) Office 365
4 8 (5.52%) IaaS
5 6 (4.14%) Heroku
6 4 (2.76%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.69%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (0.69%) Azure Data Factory
7 1 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.69%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (0.69%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.69%) PaaS
7 1 (0.69%) Serverless
7 1 (0.69%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 14 (9.66%) DNS
2 8 (5.52%) iSCSI
3 7 (4.83%) Fibre Channel
3 7 (4.83%) VLAN
3 7 (4.83%) VSAN
4 5 (3.45%) Network Security
5 4 (2.76%) Firewall
5 4 (2.76%) SAN
6 3 (2.07%) NAS
7 2 (1.38%) DHCP
7 2 (1.38%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (0.69%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (0.69%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (0.69%) FTP
8 1 (0.69%) HTTP
8 1 (0.69%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.69%) Internet
8 1 (0.69%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.69%) VoIP
8 1 (0.69%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.83%) Power BI
2 6 (4.14%) Impala
2 6 (4.14%) MySQL
2 6 (4.14%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (3.45%) SQL Server
4 3 (2.07%) Big Data
5 2 (1.38%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.38%) DTS
5 2 (1.38%) Hadoop
5 2 (1.38%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.38%) SAP HANA
5 2 (1.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.69%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.69%) MS Access
6 1 (0.69%) OLAP
6 1 (0.69%) OLTP
6 1 (0.69%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (0.69%) SAP BW
6 1 (0.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (4.14%) JIRA
2 5 (3.45%) Appium
2 5 (3.45%) Cucumber
3 2 (1.38%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.69%) LSMW
4 1 (0.69%) Subversion
4 1 (0.69%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.69%) Toad
4 1 (0.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 31 (21.38%) Finance
2 4 (2.76%) Billing
3 3 (2.07%) Marketing
4 2 (1.38%) Advertising
4 2 (1.38%) Banking
4 2 (1.38%) Front Office
4 2 (1.38%) Retail
5 1 (0.69%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.69%) Law
5 1 (0.69%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.69%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (8.28%) Node.js
2 6 (4.14%) .NET
2 6 (4.14%) Drush
3 5 (3.45%) HTML
4 4 (2.76%) CSS
4 4 (2.76%) HTML5
4 4 (2.76%) Regular Expression
5 3 (2.07%) Ajax
5 3 (2.07%) ASP.NET
5 3 (2.07%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (2.07%) CSS3
5 3 (2.07%) jQuery
5 3 (2.07%) KnockoutJS
5 3 (2.07%) REST
5 3 (2.07%) SAML
5 3 (2.07%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 3 (2.07%) XHTML
6 2 (1.38%) Kafka
7 1 (0.69%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (0.69%) SAP TM
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.28%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (5.52%) Data Centre
3 5 (3.45%) PKI
4 3 (2.07%) Data Structures
4 3 (2.07%) EMC VMAX
4 3 (2.07%) EMC VNX
4 3 (2.07%) Enterprise Storage
4 3 (2.07%) Linux Command Line
4 3 (2.07%) Replication
4 3 (2.07%) Security Operations Centre
4 3 (2.07%) Virtual Team
5 2 (1.38%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.38%) Fintech
5 2 (1.38%) Public Cloud
5 2 (1.38%) Smart Meter
6 1 (0.69%) CAN bus
6 1 (0.69%) CMDB
6 1 (0.69%) FMCG
6 1 (0.69%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 11 (7.59%) Linux
2 6 (4.14%) Windows
3 3 (2.07%) AIX
3 3 (2.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (2.07%) Solaris
3 3 (2.07%) Unix
3 3 (2.07%) Windows Server
3 3 (2.07%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.69%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (0.69%) Windows 10
4 1 (0.69%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (13.10%) Migration
2 19 (13.10%) Stakeholder Management
3 12 (8.28%) DevOps
4 11 (7.59%) Capacity Planning
4 11 (7.59%) Continuous Improvement
4 11 (7.59%) ERP
5 10 (6.90%) Analytics
5 10 (6.90%) Business Intelligence
5 10 (6.90%) Project Management
6 9 (6.21%) Problem-Solving
6 9 (6.21%) Process Improvement
6 9 (6.21%) Six Sigma
7 8 (5.52%) BDD
7 8 (5.52%) Coaching
7 8 (5.52%) Kaizen
7 8 (5.52%) Lean Six Sigma
7 8 (5.52%) Lean Thinking
8 7 (4.83%) Cybersecurity
8 7 (4.83%) Project Governance
Programming Languages
1 19 (13.10%) SQL
2 17 (11.72%) JavaScript
3 10 (6.90%) Java
4 6 (4.14%) PowerShell
4 6 (4.14%) Python
5 5 (3.45%) C#
6 3 (2.07%) C
6 3 (2.07%) Perl
7 2 (1.38%) ABAP
7 2 (1.38%) Shell Script
7 2 (1.38%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.69%) C++
8 1 (0.69%) Embedded C
8 1 (0.69%) Embedded C++
8 1 (0.69%) Go
8 1 (0.69%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.69%) Scala
Qualifications
1 8 (5.52%) Security Cleared
2 7 (4.83%) Degree
2 7 (4.83%) SC Cleared
2 7 (4.83%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 4 (2.76%) CISM
3 4 (2.76%) CISSP
4 2 (1.38%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.69%) CCNA
5 1 (0.69%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.69%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.69%) MCSE
5 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 6 (4.14%) PCI DSS
1 6 (4.14%) QA
2 3 (2.07%) GDPR
3 2 (1.38%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (0.69%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.69%) PMO
4 1 (0.69%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (5.52%) Active Directory
2 7 (4.83%) NFS
2 7 (4.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (4.83%) VMware NSX
2 7 (4.83%) vSphere
2 7 (4.83%) XenApp
2 7 (4.83%) XenDesktop
3 6 (4.14%) Docker
4 4 (2.76%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (2.07%) OpenAM
6 1 (0.69%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.69%) HDFS
6 1 (0.69%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (5.52%) Failover Clustering
2 7 (4.83%) vCenter Server
2 7 (4.83%) vRealize
2 7 (4.83%) vRealize Orchestrator
3 5 (3.45%) ArcSight ESM
4 4 (2.76%) CASB
5 3 (2.07%) NetBackup
5 3 (2.07%) Single Sign-On
6 2 (1.38%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 2 (1.38%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.69%) Hadoop YARN
7 1 (0.69%) SCCM
7 1 (0.69%) SCOM
7 1 (0.69%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.69%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 20 (13.79%) SAP
2 19 (13.10%) Workday
3 16 (11.03%) Microsoft
4 10 (6.90%) Dell
4 10 (6.90%) EMC
5 8 (5.52%) Citrix
5 8 (5.52%) Oracle
6 7 (4.83%) VMware
7 6 (4.14%) ArcSight
8 5 (3.45%) Kronos
8 5 (3.45%) Symantec
9 4 (2.76%) Google
9 4 (2.76%) HP
10 3 (2.07%) Brocade
10 3 (2.07%) Cisco
10 3 (2.07%) ForgeRock
10 3 (2.07%) Informatica
10 3 (2.07%) Intel
10 3 (2.07%) Isilon
10 3 (2.07%) Zscaler