Period
to 19 February 2018

The median contractor rate for a Consultant was £498 per day in advertised job vacancies in Surrey during the 6 months to 19 February 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
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 36 21 31
Rank change year-on-year -15 +10 -14
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 165 128 158
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 5.62% 6.36% 6.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.93% 6.73% 6.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 69 95
Surrey median daily rate £498 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.18% -5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £411 £325 £294
90th Percentile £600 £525 £600
South East median daily rate £460 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +2.22% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Surrey median hourly rate - - £60.98
South East median hourly rate £60.00 £47.50 £56.25
% change year-on-year +26.32% -15.56% +50.00%

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 2,781 1,901 2,478
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.69% 94.53% 95.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,965 1,184 1,601
Surrey median daily rate £463 £414 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.90% -1.49% +8.39%
10th Percentile £273 £190 £250
90th Percentile £588 £552 £550
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 82 116 139
Surrey median hourly rate £19.00 £19.75 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.80% -17.71% +35.21%
10th Percentile £11.87 £11.44 £11.20
90th Percentile £48.75 £41.75 £53.94
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £17.43 £19.50
% change year-on-year +3.27% -10.60% +20.65%

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 19 February 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 19 February 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 -6 35 £450 +5.88%
Staines 0 19 £513 +35.76% 3
Reigate - 14 £475 - 2
Woking +17 10 £500 - 3
Chertsey -3 5 £750 +71.87%
Epsom - 3 £450 - 2
Egham 0 2 £525 -
Leatherhead -2 2 - - 2
Guildford -5 2 - - 3
Walton-on-Thames - 1 - -
Consultant
South East

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

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 37 (22.42%) Finance
2 32 (19.39%) SAP
3 26 (15.76%) SQL
4 25 (15.15%) Workday
5 23 (13.94%) Analytical Skills
6 19 (11.52%) Migration
6 19 (11.52%) Marketing
7 18 (10.91%) ERP
8 16 (9.70%) Python
8 16 (9.70%) Unix
9 13 (7.88%) Project Management
10 12 (7.27%) Analytics
10 12 (7.27%) Microsoft Azure
11 11 (6.67%) Test Automation
11 11 (6.67%) Oracle
11 11 (6.67%) Microsoft Excel
11 11 (6.67%) Microsoft
11 11 (6.67%) Kronos
11 11 (6.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
12 10 (6.06%) Data Migration
12 10 (6.06%) SMS
12 10 (6.06%) Windows
12 10 (6.06%) OO
12 10 (6.06%) Salesforce.com
12 10 (6.06%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
12 10 (6.06%) Salesforce Service Cloud
13 9 (5.45%) Java
13 9 (5.45%) Stakeholder Management
13 9 (5.45%) User Acceptance Testing
13 9 (5.45%) Degree

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 3 (1.82%) JBoss
2 2 (1.21%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (1.21%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.61%) Apache Pig
3 1 (0.61%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.61%) NetWeaver
3 1 (0.61%) Tomcat
Applications
1 11 (6.67%) Microsoft Excel
1 11 (6.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (1.21%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.21%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 6 (3.64%) Dynamics CRM
1 6 (3.64%) Oracle EBS R12
2 5 (3.03%) Adobe Campaign
3 3 (1.82%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (1.82%) Oracle Applications
3 3 (1.82%) Oracle Financials
3 3 (1.82%) Oracle Receivables
3 3 (1.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (1.82%) SAP Payroll
4 2 (1.21%) JDE EnterpriseOne
4 2 (1.21%) Oracle General Ledger
4 2 (1.21%) Oracle Payables
4 2 (1.21%) SAP HR
4 2 (1.21%) SAP Hybris
4 2 (1.21%) SAP PP
4 2 (1.21%) SAP SD
4 2 (1.21%) SAP WM
4 2 (1.21%) Workday HCM
5 1 (0.61%) SAP BPC
5 1 (0.61%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 12 (7.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (6.06%) Salesforce Service Cloud
3 7 (4.24%) Dynamics 365
4 6 (3.64%) Office 365
5 5 (3.03%) OpenShift
6 4 (2.42%) Amazon AWS
6 4 (2.42%) SuccessFactors
7 3 (1.82%) IaaS
7 3 (1.82%) PaaS
7 3 (1.82%) SaaS
8 2 (1.21%) OneDrive
9 1 (0.61%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.61%) GitHub
9 1 (0.61%) Sauce Labs
9 1 (0.61%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 10 (6.06%) SMS
2 7 (4.24%) Firewall
3 5 (3.03%) DNS
4 4 (2.42%) TCP/IP
4 4 (2.42%) WAN
5 2 (1.21%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 2 (1.21%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 2 (1.21%) Network Security
6 1 (0.61%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (0.61%) DHCP
6 1 (0.61%) HTTP
6 1 (0.61%) Internet
6 1 (0.61%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (0.61%) IPv4
6 1 (0.61%) IPv6
6 1 (0.61%) MPLS
6 1 (0.61%) Multicast
6 1 (0.61%) NGN
6 1 (0.61%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.03%) Data Mining
1 5 (3.03%) Power BI
2 3 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (1.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (1.21%) Apache Hive
3 2 (1.21%) Big Data
3 2 (1.21%) Hadoop
3 2 (1.21%) Informix
3 2 (1.21%) SAP BW
3 2 (1.21%) SAP HANA
4 1 (0.61%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (0.61%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 1 (0.61%) HBase
4 1 (0.61%) IBM InfoSphere
4 1 (0.61%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.61%) SAP Data Services
4 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (0.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.61%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 3 (1.82%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (1.21%) Artifactory
2 2 (1.21%) Maven
3 1 (0.61%) Appium
3 1 (0.61%) Burp Suite
3 1 (0.61%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.61%) HP UFT
3 1 (0.61%) JUnit
3 1 (0.61%) LoadRunner
3 1 (0.61%) Mocha
3 1 (0.61%) Mockito
3 1 (0.61%) Subversion
3 1 (0.61%) Toad
3 1 (0.61%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.61%) WebDriver
General
1 37 (22.42%) Finance
2 19 (11.52%) Marketing
3 8 (4.85%) Pharmaceutical
4 7 (4.24%) Advertising
5 4 (2.42%) Retail
6 3 (1.82%) Billing
6 3 (1.82%) Electronics
6 3 (1.82%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.21%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.61%) Banking
8 1 (0.61%) German Language
8 1 (0.61%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.24%) CSS
2 5 (3.03%) Apache Camel
2 5 (3.03%) HTML
2 5 (3.03%) XML
3 3 (1.82%) .NET
3 3 (1.82%) Middleware
3 3 (1.82%) SAP PI
4 2 (1.21%) JSON
4 2 (1.21%) SAP XI
4 2 (1.21%) SOAP
4 2 (1.21%) WCF
4 2 (1.21%) Web Services
5 1 (0.61%) Hibernate
5 1 (0.61%) J2EE
5 1 (0.61%) JSP
5 1 (0.61%) MDX
5 1 (0.61%) Spring
5 1 (0.61%) Web Dynpro
5 1 (0.61%) XSD
5 1 (0.61%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 23 (13.94%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (2.42%) PKI
3 3 (1.82%) FMCG
3 3 (1.82%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (1.21%) Data Centre
4 2 (1.21%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.61%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (0.61%) EMV
5 1 (0.61%) Fintech
5 1 (0.61%) Life Science
5 1 (0.61%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (0.61%) Public Cloud
5 1 (0.61%) Taxonomies
5 1 (0.61%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 16 (9.70%) Unix
2 10 (6.06%) Windows
3 8 (4.85%) Linux
4 3 (1.82%) Solaris
5 2 (1.21%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.61%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (11.52%) Migration
2 18 (10.91%) ERP
3 13 (7.88%) Project Management
4 12 (7.27%) Analytics
5 11 (6.67%) Test Automation
6 10 (6.06%) Data Migration
6 10 (6.06%) OO
7 9 (5.45%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (5.45%) User Acceptance Testing
8 8 (4.85%) Scenario Testing
9 7 (4.24%) CRM
10 6 (3.64%) Marketing Automation
10 6 (3.64%) Outbound Marketing
11 5 (3.03%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (3.03%) Business Intelligence
11 5 (3.03%) Continuous Improvement
11 5 (3.03%) ITIL
11 5 (3.03%) Process Management
11 5 (3.03%) Test Strategy
12 4 (2.42%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 26 (15.76%) SQL
2 16 (9.70%) Python
3 9 (5.45%) Java
4 4 (2.42%) ABAP
4 4 (2.42%) JavaScript
4 4 (2.42%) Perl
5 3 (1.82%) R
6 2 (1.21%) C#
6 2 (1.21%) PL/SQL
6 2 (1.21%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.61%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.61%) C
7 1 (0.61%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (5.45%) Degree
2 5 (3.03%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.82%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.21%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.61%) ACCA
5 1 (0.61%) Avaya Certification
5 1 (0.61%) CCSA
5 1 (0.61%) CCSE
5 1 (0.61%) CIMA
5 1 (0.61%) CISM
5 1 (0.61%) CISSP
5 1 (0.61%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.61%) ISEB
5 1 (0.61%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.61%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.24%) GDPR
1 7 (4.24%) PMO
2 5 (3.03%) QA
3 4 (2.42%) PCI DSS
4 2 (1.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.61%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.61%) GxP
5 1 (0.61%) IFRS
5 1 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (0.61%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (2.42%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.82%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.61%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.61%) HDFS
3 1 (0.61%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.61%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.61%) VMware NSX
3 1 (0.61%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (1.21%) DatAdvantage
2 1 (0.61%) ArcSight ESM
2 1 (0.61%) FortiGate
2 1 (0.61%) Hadoop YARN
2 1 (0.61%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.61%) logstash
2 1 (0.61%) Nessus
2 1 (0.61%) Puppet
2 1 (0.61%) SCCM
Vendors
1 32 (19.39%) SAP
2 25 (15.15%) Workday
3 11 (6.67%) Kronos
3 11 (6.67%) Microsoft
3 11 (6.67%) Oracle
4 10 (6.06%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
4 10 (6.06%) Salesforce.com
5 5 (3.03%) Adobe
6 4 (2.42%) OpenText
7 3 (1.82%) JD Edwards
7 3 (1.82%) Red Hat
7 3 (1.82%) VMware
8 2 (1.21%) CheckPoint
8 2 (1.21%) Cisco
8 2 (1.21%) HP
8 2 (1.21%) IBM
8 2 (1.21%) Juniper
8 2 (1.21%) Palo Alto
8 2 (1.21%) Remedy
8 2 (1.21%) Varonis