Period
to 21 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Consultant was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in Surrey during the 6 months to 21 November 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.

Consultant
South East > Surrey
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 30 19 24
Rank change year-on-year -11 +5 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 167 165 191
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 6.02% 7.13% 7.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.34% 7.48% 7.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 88 104
Surrey median daily rate £475 £425 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% -2.86% +2.94%
10th Percentile £393 £325 £268
90th Percentile £593 £600 £550
South East median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Surrey median hourly rate £37.50 - £60.98
South East median hourly rate £54.00 £45.00 £60.50
% change year-on-year +20.00% -25.62% +168.89%

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 2633 2205 2587
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.88% 95.29% 94.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 1845 1448 1573
Surrey median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £209 £263
90th Percentile £575 £575 £538
South East median daily rate £415 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.23% +6.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 103 86
Surrey median hourly rate £17.00 £22.50 £18.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.44% +19.90% +10.38%
10th Percentile £11.79 £11.69 £11.50
90th Percentile £47.76 £45.07 £48.75
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £19.61 £18.50
% change year-on-year -8.21% +6.00% +15.63%

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 21 November 2017.

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 21 November 2017.

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 21 November 2017. 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 50 £425 -
Reigate - 14 £475 - 1
Staines 0 13 £500 +34.23% 1
Woking +8 7 £450 +28.57% 1
Weybridge +5 5 £300 -33.33% 1
Guildford -8 5 £444 +36.54% 4
Cobham +3 4 £497 +7.35%
Epsom - 3 £450 -
Chertsey -7 2 - - 1
Leatherhead -5 1 - - 1
Farnham - 1 £550 -
Walton-on-Thames - 1 - -
Consultant
South East

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, 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 Consultant in the job title.

1 41 (24.55%) Workday
2 35 (20.96%) Finance
3 27 (16.17%) SAP
3 27 (16.17%) Unix
4 25 (14.97%) Analytical Skills
5 22 (13.17%) Windows
5 22 (13.17%) Java
5 22 (13.17%) Migration
6 19 (11.38%) Apache Camel
7 18 (10.78%) Team Foundation Server
7 18 (10.78%) Middleware
7 18 (10.78%) .NET
8 17 (10.18%) SQL
8 17 (10.18%) Linux
8 17 (10.18%) Python
8 17 (10.18%) OpenShift
9 16 (9.58%) Microsoft Azure
9 16 (9.58%) Maven
10 15 (8.98%) Agile Software Development
10 15 (8.98%) Red Hat
11 14 (8.38%) Project Management
11 14 (8.38%) ERP
11 14 (8.38%) Artifactory
12 13 (7.78%) Solaris
13 11 (6.59%) Microsoft
13 11 (6.59%) ITIL
13 11 (6.59%) Test Automation
14 10 (5.99%) DevOps
14 10 (5.99%) OO
14 10 (5.99%) Firewall

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 (3.59%) BizTalk Server
2 5 (2.99%) IIS
3 4 (2.40%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.80%) JBoss
5 2 (1.20%) SAS
6 1 (0.60%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.60%) NetWeaver
6 1 (0.60%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (3.59%) Microsoft Excel
1 6 (3.59%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (1.20%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.60%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (3.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (1.80%) JDE EnterpriseOne
2 3 (1.80%) Maximo
2 3 (1.80%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (1.80%) SAP HR
2 3 (1.80%) SAP PM
3 2 (1.20%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (1.20%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (1.20%) Oracle Manufacturing
3 2 (1.20%) SAP CO
3 2 (1.20%) SAP FI
3 2 (1.20%) SAP Hybris
3 2 (1.20%) SAP S/4HANA
3 2 (1.20%) SAP SCM
3 2 (1.20%) Workday HCM
4 1 (0.60%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.60%) HFM
4 1 (0.60%) Hyperion Enterprise
4 1 (0.60%) Oracle ASCP
4 1 (0.60%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 17 (10.18%) OpenShift
2 16 (9.58%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (5.39%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (4.79%) IaaS
5 7 (4.19%) PaaS
6 5 (2.99%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 5 (2.99%) Office 365
7 3 (1.80%) Dynamics 365
8 2 (1.20%) Amazon Kinesis
8 2 (1.20%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (1.20%) AWS Lambda
8 2 (1.20%) SaaS
8 2 (1.20%) Serverless
9 1 (0.60%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.60%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.60%) Azure Machine Learning
9 1 (0.60%) GitHub
9 1 (0.60%) Salesforce Service Cloud
9 1 (0.60%) Sauce Labs
9 1 (0.60%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.99%) Firewall
2 8 (4.79%) Network Security
3 6 (3.59%) TCP/IP
4 5 (2.99%) HTTP
5 3 (1.80%) WAN
6 2 (1.20%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (1.20%) Internet
6 2 (1.20%) VoIP
7 1 (0.60%) DNS
7 1 (0.60%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.19%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.99%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (2.40%) Data Mining
4 3 (1.80%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (1.80%) Power BI
5 2 (1.20%) Amazon Redshift
5 2 (1.20%) Big Data
5 2 (1.20%) Informix
5 2 (1.20%) OLAP
5 2 (1.20%) OLTP
5 2 (1.20%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.20%) SAP BW
5 2 (1.20%) SAP Data Services
5 2 (1.20%) SAP HANA
5 2 (1.20%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.20%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (1.20%) SQL Server 2016
5 2 (1.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (1.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 18 (10.78%) Team Foundation Server
2 16 (9.58%) Maven
3 14 (8.38%) Artifactory
4 5 (2.99%) Git (software)
5 4 (2.40%) Visual Studio
5 4 (2.40%) Visual Studio Team System
6 3 (1.80%) Ant
6 3 (1.80%) Gradle
7 2 (1.20%) Jenkins
7 2 (1.20%) MSBuild
8 1 (0.60%) Appium
8 1 (0.60%) Burp Suite
8 1 (0.60%) HP UFT
8 1 (0.60%) JUnit
8 1 (0.60%) LoadRunner
8 1 (0.60%) Mocha
8 1 (0.60%) Mockito
8 1 (0.60%) Subversion
8 1 (0.60%) Toad
8 1 (0.60%) WebDriver
General
1 35 (20.96%) Finance
2 7 (4.19%) Manufacturing
3 5 (2.99%) Marketing
4 4 (2.40%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (1.80%) German Language
5 3 (1.80%) Retail
6 2 (1.20%) Advertising
6 2 (1.20%) Banking
6 2 (1.20%) Billing
6 2 (1.20%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.60%) Automotive
7 1 (0.60%) Legal
7 1 (0.60%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (11.38%) Apache Camel
2 18 (10.78%) .NET
2 18 (10.78%) Middleware
3 3 (1.80%) JSON
3 3 (1.80%) XML
4 2 (1.20%) .NET Framework
4 2 (1.20%) CSS
4 2 (1.20%) HTML
4 2 (1.20%) MDX
4 2 (1.20%) REST
4 2 (1.20%) SAP Basis
4 2 (1.20%) SAP PI
4 2 (1.20%) SAP XI
4 2 (1.20%) SOAP
4 2 (1.20%) Web Services
4 2 (1.20%) XHTML
4 2 (1.20%) XSL
5 1 (0.60%) JPA
5 1 (0.60%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (0.60%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 25 (14.97%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (2.40%) AS400
3 3 (1.80%) Data Centre
4 2 (1.20%) FMCG
4 2 (1.20%) Public Cloud
5 1 (0.60%) CMDB
5 1 (0.60%) Driving Licence
5 1 (0.60%) EMV
5 1 (0.60%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (0.60%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (0.60%) Life Science
5 1 (0.60%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.60%) PKI
5 1 (0.60%) Smart Energy
5 1 (0.60%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 27 (16.17%) Unix
2 22 (13.17%) Windows
3 17 (10.18%) Linux
4 13 (7.78%) Solaris
5 6 (3.59%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.60%) CentOS
6 1 (0.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.60%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.60%) Windows Embedded Compact
6 1 (0.60%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.60%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (13.17%) Migration
2 15 (8.98%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (8.38%) ERP
3 14 (8.38%) Project Management
4 11 (6.59%) ITIL
4 11 (6.59%) Test Automation
5 10 (5.99%) Data Migration
5 10 (5.99%) DevOps
5 10 (5.99%) OO
6 8 (4.79%) Service Management
7 6 (3.59%) E-Commerce
7 6 (3.59%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (2.99%) Analytics
8 5 (2.99%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (2.99%) Performance Management
8 5 (2.99%) Process Management
9 4 (2.40%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (2.40%) High Availability
9 4 (2.40%) Microservices
9 4 (2.40%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 22 (13.17%) Java
2 17 (10.18%) Python
2 17 (10.18%) SQL
3 8 (4.79%) PowerShell
4 5 (2.99%) C#
4 5 (2.99%) VB.NET
5 4 (2.40%) Shell Script
6 3 (1.80%) JavaScript
6 3 (1.80%) Ruby
7 2 (1.20%) Perl
7 2 (1.20%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.60%) C++
8 1 (0.60%) R
Qualifications
1 8 (4.79%) Degree
2 4 (2.40%) CCSA
2 4 (2.40%) CCSE
3 3 (1.80%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.20%) CCNP
4 2 (1.20%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (1.20%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.60%) Avaya Certification
5 1 (0.60%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.60%) CISM
5 1 (0.60%) CISSP
5 1 (0.60%) CRISC
5 1 (0.60%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.40%) GDPR
2 3 (1.80%) Data Quality
2 3 (1.80%) PMO
2 3 (1.80%) QA
3 1 (0.60%) GxP
3 1 (0.60%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (1.80%) Docker
2 2 (1.20%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.60%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.60%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 6 (3.59%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (3.59%) Puppet
2 5 (2.99%) FortiGate
3 4 (2.40%) Ansible
3 4 (2.40%) Terraform
4 1 (0.60%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.60%) logstash
4 1 (0.60%) Nessus
4 1 (0.60%) SCCM
Vendors
1 41 (24.55%) Workday
2 27 (16.17%) SAP
3 15 (8.98%) Red Hat
4 11 (6.59%) Microsoft
5 10 (5.99%) Kronos
6 9 (5.39%) JD Edwards
6 9 (5.39%) Oracle
7 7 (4.19%) CheckPoint
8 6 (3.59%) ServiceNow
9 5 (2.99%) AppDynamics
9 5 (2.99%) Barracuda Networks
9 5 (2.99%) Juniper
9 5 (2.99%) Palo Alto
10 4 (2.40%) Cisco
10 4 (2.40%) F5
11 3 (1.80%) OpenText
12 2 (1.20%) hybris
12 2 (1.20%) IBM
12 2 (1.20%) SolarWinds
12 2 (1.20%) VMware