Period
to 15 August 2018

The median contractor rate for a Consultant was £464 per day in advertised job vacancies in Surrey during the 6 months to 15 August 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
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 36 26 35
Rank change year-on-year -10 +9 -16
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 199 163 149
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 6.11% 6.49% 5.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.47% 6.85% 6.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 115 84
Surrey median daily rate £464 £445 £451
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.21% -1.22% +6.00%
10th Percentile £325 £363 £362
90th Percentile £611 £593 £600
South East median daily rate £465 £475 £450
% change year-on-year -2.11% +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
Surrey median hourly rate £21.50 £37.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -42.67% - -
South East median hourly rate £21.50 £46.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year -53.26% +26.90% -6.72%

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 3,076 2,378 2,470
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.47% 94.70% 95.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,126 1,634 1,671
Surrey median daily rate £469 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.29% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £300 £263 £238
90th Percentile £600 £575 £575
South East median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +3.72% +2.44% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 76 115
Surrey median hourly rate £22.00 £19.63 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.10% -12.78% +21.62%
10th Percentile £11.17 £13.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.75 £47.50 £47.50
South East median hourly rate £18.95 £17.77 £19.61
% change year-on-year +6.61% -9.38% +12.06%

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 15 August 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Surrey

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Consultant in Surrey over the 6 months to 15 August 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 15 August 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 -12 41 £450 +5.88%
Guildford -1 19 £550 +23.94% 10
Staines -12 17 £513 +2.50%
Reigate - 7 £455 - 1
Leatherhead +7 6 £425 -
Egham - 6 £450 -
Woking +5 4 £510 +31.61% 4
Cobham +3 3 - -
Weybridge -15 3 £500 +66.67%
Chertsey - 3 £500 - 1
Epsom - 3 £375 -
Redhill - 1 £450 -
Consultant
South East

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

For the 6 months to 15 August 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 57 (28.64%) SAP
2 39 (19.60%) Finance
3 27 (13.57%) Stakeholder Management
4 26 (13.07%) Migration
5 23 (11.56%) Windows
6 22 (11.06%) Agile Software Development
7 18 (9.05%) Analytical Skills
7 18 (9.05%) Workday
8 17 (8.54%) ITIL
8 17 (8.54%) Change Management
9 15 (7.54%) JavaScript
9 15 (7.54%) Python
10 14 (7.04%) ERP
10 14 (7.04%) Business Intelligence
10 14 (7.04%) Microsoft
10 14 (7.04%) Security Cleared
11 13 (6.53%) SC Cleared
11 13 (6.53%) Microsoft Azure
11 13 (6.53%) Office 365
12 12 (6.03%) Analytics
12 12 (6.03%) DNS
12 12 (6.03%) .NET
12 12 (6.03%) SAP FI
13 11 (5.53%) C#
13 11 (5.53%) Linux
13 11 (5.53%) Information Security
13 11 (5.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 11 (5.53%) Degree
13 11 (5.53%) PowerShell
14 10 (5.03%) Big Data

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 (3.02%) Confluence
1 6 (3.02%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (2.51%) EPiServer
2 5 (2.51%) SAS
2 5 (2.51%) Tomcat
3 3 (1.51%) Skype for Business
4 2 (1.01%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.50%) CMS
5 1 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.50%) IIS
5 1 (0.50%) JBoss
5 1 (0.50%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 9 (4.52%) Microsoft Excel
1 9 (4.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (1.51%) Microsoft Project
2 3 (1.51%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 12 (6.03%) SAP FI
2 8 (4.02%) SAP CO
2 8 (4.02%) SAP FI/CO
2 8 (4.02%) SAP S/4HANA
3 6 (3.02%) SAP BPC
3 6 (3.02%) SAP IS-U
4 4 (2.01%) SAP HR
5 3 (1.51%) SAP MM
5 3 (1.51%) SAP PS
5 3 (1.51%) SAP SD
6 2 (1.01%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (1.01%) RMDS
6 2 (1.01%) SAP Business One
6 2 (1.01%) SAP ERP
6 2 (1.01%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (1.01%) Workday HCM
7 1 (0.50%) Adobe Campaign
7 1 (0.50%) Oracle Assets
7 1 (0.50%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (0.50%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 13 (6.53%) Microsoft Azure
1 13 (6.53%) Office 365
2 8 (4.02%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (2.51%) Salesforce Service Cloud
4 2 (1.01%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (1.01%) Azure Data Factory
4 2 (1.01%) Azure Functions
4 2 (1.01%) Dynamics 365
4 2 (1.01%) Serverless
5 1 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.50%) Data Lake Analytics
5 1 (0.50%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.50%) OneDrive
5 1 (0.50%) OpenShift
5 1 (0.50%) SaaS
5 1 (0.50%) SuccessFactors
5 1 (0.50%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 12 (6.03%) DNS
2 9 (4.52%) Firewall
3 6 (3.02%) Network Security
4 5 (2.51%) DHCP
4 5 (2.51%) WAN
5 3 (1.51%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (1.51%) LAN
5 3 (1.51%) Skype
5 3 (1.51%) SMS
5 3 (1.51%) TCP/IP
6 2 (1.01%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (1.01%) Multicast
6 2 (1.01%) NetScaler
6 2 (1.01%) SAN
6 2 (1.01%) Software-Defined Networking
6 2 (1.01%) VPN
6 2 (1.01%) Wireless
7 1 (0.50%) BGP
7 1 (0.50%) MPLS
7 1 (0.50%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (5.03%) Big Data
2 5 (2.51%) Hadoop
2 5 (2.51%) Qlik Sense
3 3 (1.51%) Data Lake
3 3 (1.51%) SAP BW
3 3 (1.51%) SAP HANA
3 3 (1.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.01%) Azure SQL Database
4 2 (1.01%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.01%) Power BI
4 2 (1.01%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.50%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 1 (0.50%) HDInsight
5 1 (0.50%) Lumira
5 1 (0.50%) Spotfire
5 1 (0.50%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.50%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (0.50%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (0.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 9 (4.52%) Bitbucket
2 6 (3.02%) Jenkins
2 6 (3.02%) JIRA
3 4 (2.01%) Selenium
4 3 (1.51%) LSMW
5 1 (0.50%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.50%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.50%) JUnit
5 1 (0.50%) SpecFlow
5 1 (0.50%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 39 (19.60%) Finance
2 10 (5.03%) Marketing
3 7 (3.52%) Billing
4 5 (2.51%) Advertising
5 4 (2.01%) Law
6 3 (1.51%) Legal
6 3 (1.51%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.51%) Retail
7 1 (0.50%) Electronics
7 1 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.50%) Publishing
7 1 (0.50%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (6.03%) .NET
2 8 (4.02%) HTML
3 7 (3.52%) CSS
3 7 (3.52%) IDoc
3 7 (3.52%) REST
4 6 (3.02%) ASP.NET
4 6 (3.02%) HTML5
4 6 (3.02%) Regular Expression
5 5 (2.51%) Ajax
5 5 (2.51%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (2.51%) CSS3
5 5 (2.51%) EDI
5 5 (2.51%) jQuery
5 5 (2.51%) KnockoutJS
5 5 (2.51%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 5 (2.51%) Web Services
5 5 (2.51%) XHTML
6 4 (2.01%) Apache Camel
7 3 (1.51%) Middleware
8 2 (1.01%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 18 (9.05%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (3.52%) Self-Motivation
3 6 (3.02%) PKI
4 5 (2.51%) Data Centre
4 5 (2.51%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.01%) Virtual Team
6 3 (1.51%) Mobile App
6 3 (1.51%) Public Cloud
6 3 (1.51%) Security Operations Centre
6 3 (1.51%) Smart Meter
7 2 (1.01%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.01%) Fat Client
7 2 (1.01%) Fintech
7 2 (1.01%) NHS
7 2 (1.01%) Replication
7 2 (1.01%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.50%) Cyberattack
8 1 (0.50%) Freedom of Information
8 1 (0.50%) IVR
8 1 (0.50%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 23 (11.56%) Windows
2 11 (5.53%) Linux
3 7 (3.52%) Windows 10
4 6 (3.02%) Windows Server
5 4 (2.01%) Android
5 4 (2.01%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (1.51%) Apple iOS
7 2 (1.01%) CentOS
7 2 (1.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.01%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.50%) AIX
8 1 (0.50%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (0.50%) Solaris
8 1 (0.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (13.57%) Stakeholder Management
2 26 (13.07%) Migration
3 22 (11.06%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (8.54%) Change Management
4 17 (8.54%) ITIL
5 14 (7.04%) Business Intelligence
5 14 (7.04%) ERP
6 12 (6.03%) Analytics
7 11 (5.53%) Information Security
8 9 (4.52%) Asset Management
8 9 (4.52%) Cybersecurity
8 9 (4.52%) Data Analytics
8 9 (4.52%) Data Migration
8 9 (4.52%) DevOps
9 8 (4.02%) ETL
9 8 (4.02%) Integration Testing
9 8 (4.02%) Problem-Solving
9 8 (4.02%) Project Management
9 8 (4.02%) SIEM
9 8 (4.02%) Threat Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 15 (7.54%) JavaScript
1 15 (7.54%) Python
2 11 (5.53%) C#
2 11 (5.53%) PowerShell
3 10 (5.03%) SQL
4 9 (4.52%) Java
5 7 (3.52%) Bash Shell
5 7 (3.52%) Perl
6 6 (3.02%) Ruby
7 4 (2.01%) ABAP
7 4 (2.01%) Apex Code
8 2 (1.01%) C
8 2 (1.01%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.50%) Java 8
9 1 (0.50%) R
9 1 (0.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (7.04%) Security Cleared
2 13 (6.53%) SC Cleared
3 11 (5.53%) Degree
4 7 (3.52%) CISSP
5 6 (3.02%) CISM
6 4 (2.01%) Master's Degree
7 3 (1.51%) Six Sigma Black Belt
8 2 (1.01%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (1.01%) IISP
8 2 (1.01%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.50%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.50%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.50%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (4.52%) PCI DSS
3 7 (3.52%) GDPR
4 6 (3.02%) PMO
5 4 (2.01%) IFRS
6 3 (1.51%) QA
6 3 (1.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (1.01%) Data Quality
7 2 (1.01%) GxP
8 1 (0.50%) Actionable Recommendations
8 1 (0.50%) COBIT
8 1 (0.50%) Def Stans
8 1 (0.50%) GAMP
8 1 (0.50%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 1 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 1 (0.50%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (5.03%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.01%) VMware NSX
3 2 (1.01%) XenApp
3 2 (1.01%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (3.52%) ArcSight ESM
1 7 (3.52%) SCCM
2 6 (3.02%) Mesos
3 4 (2.01%) Microsoft Intune
3 4 (2.01%) Nagios
4 3 (1.51%) WSUS
5 2 (1.01%) Ansible
5 2 (1.01%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 2 (1.01%) Terraform
6 1 (0.50%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.50%) Cisco UCCE
6 1 (0.50%) DatAdvantage
6 1 (0.50%) Oracle ZFS
6 1 (0.50%) vCenter Server
6 1 (0.50%) WMI
Vendors
1 57 (28.64%) SAP
2 18 (9.05%) Workday
3 14 (7.04%) Microsoft
4 9 (4.52%) VMware
5 8 (4.02%) Cloudera
5 8 (4.02%) Intel
6 7 (3.52%) ArcSight
6 7 (3.52%) Salesforce.com
7 6 (3.02%) Kronos
8 5 (2.51%) Cisco
9 4 (2.01%) HP
9 4 (2.01%) Oracle
10 3 (1.51%) Ariba
10 3 (1.51%) F5
10 3 (1.51%) Palo Alto
10 3 (1.51%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
11 2 (1.01%) Anaplan
11 2 (1.01%) Avaya
11 2 (1.01%) ServiceNow
11 2 (1.01%) Tradeweb