Period
to 22 October 2018

The median contractor rate for a Consultant was £488 per day in advertised job vacancies in Surrey during the 6 months to 22 October 2018.

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
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 30 31 20
Rank change year-on-year +1 -11 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 196 167 171
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 6.01% 6.22% 7.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.37% 6.54% 7.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 119 85
Surrey median daily rate £488 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% +2.86% +2.94%
10th Percentile £325 £373 £346
90th Percentile £625 £593 £600
South East median daily rate £470 £475 £450
% change year-on-year -1.05% +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Surrey median hourly rate - £37.50 -
South East median hourly rate £21.50 £46.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year -53.76% +3.33% -26.21%

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 3,077 2,552 2,207
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.33% 95.01% 95.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,156 1,800 1,462
Surrey median daily rate £469 £425 £414
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.29% +2.72% +3.44%
10th Percentile £303 £275 £210
90th Percentile £600 £575 £575
South East median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +3.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 83 83 109
Surrey median hourly rate £25.00 £17.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.86% -22.22% +18.23%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.79 £12.06
90th Percentile £51.00 £47.50 £45.20
South East median hourly rate £20.04 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year +11.32% -5.26% +5.56%

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 22 October 2018.

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 22 October 2018. 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 -14 28 £450 +5.88%
Staines -3 25 £513 +2.50% 2
Guildford -1 21 £550 +23.94% 6
Reigate -12 14 £475 - 1
Leatherhead +8 5 £425 - 1
Epsom +7 5 £525 +31.25%
Woking +6 5 - - 4
Egham - 4 - -
Chertsey +6 2 £540 - 2
Weybridge -16 1 £475 +58.33% 1
Redhill - 1 £450 -
Camberley - 1 - - 1
Consultant
South East

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

For the 6 months to 22 October 2018, 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 41 (20.92%) Finance
2 40 (20.41%) SAP
3 34 (17.35%) Stakeholder Management
4 33 (16.84%) Agile Software Development
5 24 (12.24%) JavaScript
6 22 (11.22%) Migration
7 20 (10.20%) Windows
7 20 (10.20%) Microsoft
8 18 (9.18%) Business Intelligence
8 18 (9.18%) Analytical Skills
9 15 (7.65%) Analytics
9 15 (7.65%) Linux
10 14 (7.14%) Java
10 14 (7.14%) .NET
10 14 (7.14%) Project Management
10 14 (7.14%) Security Cleared
10 14 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
11 13 (6.63%) BDD
11 13 (6.63%) Continuous Improvement
11 13 (6.63%) SC Cleared
11 13 (6.63%) Office 365
11 13 (6.63%) Change Management
11 13 (6.63%) SQL
11 13 (6.63%) ITIL
11 13 (6.63%) Microsoft Excel
11 13 (6.63%) Problem-Solving
12 12 (6.12%) Python
12 12 (6.12%) Active Directory
12 12 (6.12%) DNS
12 12 (6.12%) ISO/IEC 27001

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 8 (4.08%) EPiServer
2 6 (3.06%) Confluence
2 6 (3.06%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (2.55%) SAS
3 5 (2.55%) Tomcat
4 3 (1.53%) MS Exchange
5 2 (1.02%) Drupal
5 2 (1.02%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.51%) CMS
6 1 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.51%) FileNet
6 1 (0.51%) IIS
6 1 (0.51%) NetWeaver
6 1 (0.51%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (6.63%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (5.10%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 8 (4.08%) Microsoft Project
3 8 (4.08%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.51%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 7 (3.57%) SAP FI
1 7 (3.57%) SAP IS-U
2 5 (2.55%) SAP BPC
3 3 (1.53%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (1.53%) SAP CO
3 3 (1.53%) SAP FI/CO
3 3 (1.53%) SAP PS
4 2 (1.02%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (1.02%) SAP S/4HANA
4 2 (1.02%) Workday HCM
5 1 (0.51%) Adobe Campaign
5 1 (0.51%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.51%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.51%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.51%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.51%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.51%) PeopleSoft HCM
5 1 (0.51%) RMDS
5 1 (0.51%) SAP Business One
5 1 (0.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 14 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (6.63%) Office 365
3 10 (5.10%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (2.04%) Azure Active Directory
4 4 (2.04%) Salesforce Service Cloud
5 2 (1.02%) Dynamics 365
5 2 (1.02%) Heroku
6 1 (0.51%) Azure Data Factory
6 1 (0.51%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.51%) IaaS
6 1 (0.51%) PaaS
6 1 (0.51%) SaaS
6 1 (0.51%) SuccessFactors
6 1 (0.51%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 12 (6.12%) DNS
2 9 (4.59%) Firewall
3 6 (3.06%) Network Security
3 6 (3.06%) SAN
4 5 (2.55%) DHCP
5 4 (2.04%) NAS
5 4 (2.04%) WAN
6 3 (1.53%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (1.53%) LAN
7 2 (1.02%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (1.02%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (1.02%) NetScaler
7 2 (1.02%) Skype
7 2 (1.02%) TCP/IP
7 2 (1.02%) VPN
8 1 (0.51%) Cisco ICM
8 1 (0.51%) iSCSI
8 1 (0.51%) Multicast
8 1 (0.51%) Software-Defined Networking
8 1 (0.51%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (4.08%) Big Data
2 6 (3.06%) Power BI
3 5 (2.55%) Impala
3 5 (2.55%) Qlik Sense
4 4 (2.04%) SQL Server
5 3 (1.53%) Hadoop
5 3 (1.53%) SAP BW
5 3 (1.53%) SAP HANA
5 3 (1.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.02%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.02%) DTS
6 2 (1.02%) MySQL
6 2 (1.02%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.51%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.51%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.51%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.51%) OLAP
7 1 (0.51%) OLTP
7 1 (0.51%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 9 (4.59%) Bitbucket
2 8 (4.08%) JIRA
3 6 (3.06%) Jenkins
4 5 (2.55%) Appium
4 5 (2.55%) Cucumber
5 4 (2.04%) Selenium
6 1 (0.51%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.51%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.51%) Visual Studio
General
1 41 (20.92%) Finance
2 6 (3.06%) Billing
3 4 (2.04%) Advertising
3 4 (2.04%) Law
3 4 (2.04%) Marketing
3 4 (2.04%) Retail
4 2 (1.02%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.02%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.51%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.51%) Electronics
5 1 (0.51%) Legal
5 1 (0.51%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (7.14%) .NET
2 10 (5.10%) HTML
3 9 (4.59%) CSS
3 9 (4.59%) HTML5
4 8 (4.08%) Ajax
4 8 (4.08%) ASP.NET
4 8 (4.08%) ASP.NET MVC
4 8 (4.08%) CSS3
4 8 (4.08%) jQuery
4 8 (4.08%) KnockoutJS
4 8 (4.08%) REST
4 8 (4.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 8 (4.08%) XHTML
5 7 (3.57%) Node.js
6 5 (2.55%) Regular Expression
6 5 (2.55%) Web Services
7 4 (2.04%) Apache Camel
8 2 (1.02%) Drush
9 1 (0.51%) SAPUI5
9 1 (0.51%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (9.18%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (5.10%) Data Centre
3 7 (3.57%) PKI
4 6 (3.06%) Virtual Team
5 5 (2.55%) Public Cloud
5 5 (2.55%) Replication
6 4 (2.04%) Smart Meter
7 3 (1.53%) EMC VMAX
7 3 (1.53%) EMC VNX
7 3 (1.53%) Enterprise Storage
7 3 (1.53%) Linux Command Line
7 3 (1.53%) Self-Motivation
8 2 (1.02%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.02%) Fat Client
8 2 (1.02%) Fintech
8 2 (1.02%) Security Operations Centre
8 2 (1.02%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.51%) Freedom of Information
9 1 (0.51%) IVR
9 1 (0.51%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 20 (10.20%) Windows
2 15 (7.65%) Linux
3 7 (3.57%) Windows Server
4 5 (2.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (2.04%) AIX
5 4 (2.04%) Solaris
5 4 (2.04%) Unix
5 4 (2.04%) Windows 10
5 4 (2.04%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (1.53%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (1.02%) CentOS
8 1 (0.51%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (0.51%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (17.35%) Stakeholder Management
2 33 (16.84%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (11.22%) Migration
4 18 (9.18%) Business Intelligence
5 15 (7.65%) Analytics
6 14 (7.14%) Project Management
7 13 (6.63%) BDD
7 13 (6.63%) Change Management
7 13 (6.63%) Continuous Improvement
7 13 (6.63%) ITIL
7 13 (6.63%) Problem-Solving
8 11 (5.61%) Information Security
9 10 (5.10%) Cybersecurity
9 10 (5.10%) DevOps
10 9 (4.59%) Integration Testing
10 9 (4.59%) Presales
10 9 (4.59%) Project Governance
10 9 (4.59%) Risk Management
11 8 (4.08%) Fund Management
11 8 (4.08%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (12.24%) JavaScript
2 14 (7.14%) Java
3 13 (6.63%) SQL
4 12 (6.12%) PowerShell
4 12 (6.12%) Python
5 11 (5.61%) C#
6 10 (5.10%) Perl
7 7 (3.57%) Bash Shell
8 6 (3.06%) Ruby
9 4 (2.04%) Apex Code
9 4 (2.04%) C
10 3 (1.53%) Shell Script
11 2 (1.02%) ABAP
12 1 (0.51%) Java 8
12 1 (0.51%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (7.14%) Security Cleared
2 13 (6.63%) SC Cleared
3 8 (4.08%) Degree
3 8 (4.08%) Six Sigma Black Belt
4 7 (3.57%) CISSP
5 6 (3.06%) CISM
6 3 (1.53%) Master's Degree
7 2 (1.02%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (1.02%) IISP
7 2 (1.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.51%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.51%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.51%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (5.10%) PCI DSS
3 9 (4.59%) QA
4 7 (3.57%) PMO
5 4 (2.04%) IFRS
6 3 (1.53%) Data Quality
6 3 (1.53%) GDPR
7 2 (1.02%) Cyber Essentials
7 2 (1.02%) GxP
7 2 (1.02%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.51%) COBIT
8 1 (0.51%) Def Stans
8 1 (0.51%) GAMP
8 1 (0.51%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 12 (6.12%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.02%) Docker
2 2 (1.02%) XenApp
2 2 (1.02%) XenDesktop
3 1 (0.51%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.51%) VMware NSX
3 1 (0.51%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (4.08%) SCCM
2 6 (3.06%) ArcSight ESM
2 6 (3.06%) Mesos
3 4 (2.04%) CASB
3 4 (2.04%) Nagios
4 3 (1.53%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 3 (1.53%) NetBackup
4 3 (1.53%) WSUS
5 2 (1.02%) Ansible
5 2 (1.02%) Terraform
6 1 (0.51%) Cisco UCCE
6 1 (0.51%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (0.51%) Oracle ZFS
6 1 (0.51%) SCOM
6 1 (0.51%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.51%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (0.51%) vCenter Server
6 1 (0.51%) WMI
Vendors
1 40 (20.41%) SAP
2 20 (10.20%) Microsoft
3 11 (5.61%) Workday
4 8 (4.08%) Cloudera
5 7 (3.57%) ArcSight
6 6 (3.06%) Intel
6 6 (3.06%) Oracle
6 6 (3.06%) Salesforce.com
6 6 (3.06%) VMware
7 5 (2.55%) Cisco
8 4 (2.04%) Brocade
8 4 (2.04%) Symantec
9 3 (1.53%) Dell
9 3 (1.53%) EMC
9 3 (1.53%) HP
9 3 (1.53%) Isilon
9 3 (1.53%) Zscaler
10 2 (1.02%) Anaplan
10 2 (1.02%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
10 2 (1.02%) ServiceNow