Period
to 24 May 2018

The median contractor rate for a Consultant was £498 per day in advertised job vacancies in Surrey during the 6 months to 24 May 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
24 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 32 35 43
Rank change year-on-year +3 +8 -27
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 199 129 116
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 6.56% 5.68% 4.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.93% 6.03% 4.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 84 74
Surrey median daily rate £498 £443 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.37% -6.68% +11.76%
10th Percentile £385 £327 £363
90th Percentile £640 £593 £618
South East median daily rate £468 £475 £450
% change year-on-year -1.58% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Surrey median hourly rate £21.50 - £60.00
South East median hourly rate £21.50 £53.44 £52.50
% change year-on-year -59.76% +1.78% +204.88%

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 2,871 2,140 2,429
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.69% 94.19% 96.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,003 1,415 1,594
Surrey median daily rate £475 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% - +11.84%
10th Percentile £300 £242 £238
90th Percentile £588 £575 £575
South East median daily rate £425 £405 £400
% change year-on-year +4.94% +1.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 78 184
Surrey median hourly rate £22.00 £18.50 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.92% -19.57% +24.32%
10th Percentile £11.17 £12.68 £11.08
90th Percentile £51.38 £47.50 £53.38
South East median hourly rate £17.75 £17.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year +1.43% -6.67% +7.45%

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 24 May 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 24 May 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 24 May 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 -10 42 £458 +7.65% 2
Staines -7 19 £538 -12.60% 1
Guildford +3 15 £550 +41.94% 6
Woking +11 6 £500 -4.76% 1
Chertsey +1 6 £650 +138.30% 1
Egham - 6 £525 -
Reigate - 4 £455 -
Cobham 0 3 - -
Weybridge -14 3 £500 +32.45% 2
Leatherhead -2 2 £463 -
Redhill - 1 £450 - 1
Consultant
South East

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

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 35 (17.59%) Finance
3 22 (11.06%) Migration
3 22 (11.06%) Workday
4 21 (10.55%) Marketing
5 20 (10.05%) ERP
6 19 (9.55%) SQL
7 18 (9.05%) Windows
8 17 (8.54%) Python
9 16 (8.04%) Microsoft Excel
9 16 (8.04%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 16 (8.04%) Stakeholder Management
9 16 (8.04%) Agile Software Development
9 16 (8.04%) Analytical Skills
9 16 (8.04%) Security Cleared
10 15 (7.54%) SC Cleared
10 15 (7.54%) Microsoft Azure
10 15 (7.54%) Analytics
11 14 (7.04%) Degree
11 14 (7.04%) Linux
11 14 (7.04%) JavaScript
12 13 (6.53%) Change Management
13 12 (6.03%) CSS
13 12 (6.03%) PCI DSS
14 11 (5.53%) Big Data
14 11 (5.53%) SMS
14 11 (5.53%) Project Management
14 11 (5.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
15 10 (5.03%) Kronos
15 10 (5.03%) Salesforce.com

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%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (2.51%) Tomcat
3 4 (2.01%) EPiServer
4 2 (1.01%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.50%) Apache Pig
5 1 (0.50%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.50%) CMS
5 1 (0.50%) JBoss
5 1 (0.50%) NetWeaver
5 1 (0.50%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 16 (8.04%) Microsoft Excel
1 16 (8.04%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (1.51%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.01%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (1.01%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 10 (5.03%) SAP FI
2 6 (3.02%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (3.02%) SAP CO
2 6 (3.02%) SAP FI/CO
2 6 (3.02%) SAP S/4HANA
3 5 (2.51%) Adobe Campaign
3 5 (2.51%) SAP HR
4 4 (2.01%) Oracle EBS R12
4 4 (2.01%) Oracle Receivables
4 4 (2.01%) SAP BPC
4 4 (2.01%) SAP SD
5 3 (1.51%) Oracle Payables
5 3 (1.51%) RMDS
5 3 (1.51%) SAP MM
5 3 (1.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (1.01%) Oracle Assets
6 2 (1.01%) Oracle General Ledger
6 2 (1.01%) SAP ERP
6 2 (1.01%) SAP HCM
6 2 (1.01%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 15 (7.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (5.03%) Salesforce Service Cloud
3 8 (4.02%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (4.02%) Office 365
4 6 (3.02%) Dynamics 365
5 3 (1.51%) SuccessFactors
6 2 (1.01%) IaaS
6 2 (1.01%) OneDrive
6 2 (1.01%) PaaS
6 2 (1.01%) SaaS
6 2 (1.01%) Serverless
6 2 (1.01%) Veeva
7 1 (0.50%) Azure Data Factory
7 1 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.50%) Data Lake Analytics
7 1 (0.50%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 11 (5.53%) SMS
2 9 (4.52%) Firewall
3 8 (4.02%) DNS
4 5 (2.51%) Network Security
4 5 (2.51%) TCP/IP
5 4 (2.01%) DHCP
5 4 (2.01%) WAN
6 3 (1.51%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (1.51%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 3 (1.51%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 3 (1.51%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (1.51%) Multicast
7 2 (1.01%) MPLS
7 2 (1.01%) NGN
7 2 (1.01%) Software-Defined Networking
7 2 (1.01%) VPN
7 2 (1.01%) Wireless
8 1 (0.50%) BGP
8 1 (0.50%) OSPF
8 1 (0.50%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (5.53%) Big Data
2 7 (3.52%) Hadoop
3 5 (2.51%) Power BI
4 4 (2.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (1.51%) SAP BW
6 2 (1.01%) Apache Hive
6 2 (1.01%) Azure SQL Database
6 2 (1.01%) Data Lake
6 2 (1.01%) Data Mining
6 2 (1.01%) SAP HANA
6 2 (1.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.50%) HBase
7 1 (0.50%) HDInsight
7 1 (0.50%) Impala
7 1 (0.50%) SAP Data Services
7 1 (0.50%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.50%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (0.50%) SQL Server 2016
7 1 (0.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.50%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 3 (1.51%) LSMW
2 2 (1.01%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.50%) Cucumber
3 1 (0.50%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.50%) JUnit
3 1 (0.50%) SpecFlow
3 1 (0.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 35 (17.59%) Finance
2 21 (10.55%) Marketing
3 8 (4.02%) Advertising
4 4 (2.01%) Billing
4 4 (2.01%) Electronics
4 4 (2.01%) Law
5 3 (1.51%) Legal
5 3 (1.51%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.51%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (1.51%) Retail
6 1 (0.50%) General Ledger
6 1 (0.50%) Publishing
6 1 (0.50%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (6.03%) CSS
2 10 (5.03%) HTML
3 8 (4.02%) .NET
4 7 (3.52%) IDoc
4 7 (3.52%) Web Services
5 6 (3.02%) REST
6 5 (2.51%) ASP.NET
6 5 (2.51%) EDI
6 5 (2.51%) Regular Expression
6 5 (2.51%) XML
7 4 (2.01%) Ajax
7 4 (2.01%) Apache Camel
7 4 (2.01%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (2.01%) CSS3
7 4 (2.01%) HTML5
7 4 (2.01%) jQuery
7 4 (2.01%) KnockoutJS
7 4 (2.01%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 4 (2.01%) XHTML
8 3 (1.51%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (8.04%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (3.02%) Management Information System
2 6 (3.02%) Self-Motivation
3 5 (2.51%) PKI
4 4 (2.01%) Data Centre
4 4 (2.01%) Public Cloud
5 3 (1.51%) Mobile App
5 3 (1.51%) Security Operations Centre
6 2 (1.01%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (1.01%) NHS
7 1 (0.50%) Cyberthreat
7 1 (0.50%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.50%) Fintech
7 1 (0.50%) FMCG
7 1 (0.50%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.50%) IVR
7 1 (0.50%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (0.50%) Minimum Viable Product
7 1 (0.50%) Replication
7 1 (0.50%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 18 (9.05%) Windows
2 14 (7.04%) Linux
3 4 (2.01%) Android
3 4 (2.01%) Windows 10
4 3 (1.51%) Apple iOS
4 3 (1.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.01%) CentOS
5 2 (1.01%) Solaris
5 2 (1.01%) Unix
5 2 (1.01%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.50%) AIX
6 1 (0.50%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (11.06%) Migration
2 20 (10.05%) ERP
3 16 (8.04%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (8.04%) Stakeholder Management
4 15 (7.54%) Analytics
5 13 (6.53%) Change Management
6 11 (5.53%) Project Management
7 10 (5.03%) ITIL
7 10 (5.03%) Scenario Testing
7 10 (5.03%) User Acceptance Testing
8 9 (4.52%) Data Migration
8 9 (4.52%) DevOps
9 8 (4.02%) Business Intelligence
9 8 (4.02%) CRM
9 8 (4.02%) Cybersecurity
9 8 (4.02%) Data Analytics
9 8 (4.02%) ETL
10 7 (3.52%) Data Analysis
10 7 (3.52%) Information Security
10 7 (3.52%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 19 (9.55%) SQL
2 17 (8.54%) Python
3 14 (7.04%) JavaScript
4 10 (5.03%) C#
4 10 (5.03%) Java
5 9 (4.52%) Perl
6 8 (4.02%) Bash Shell
6 8 (4.02%) PowerShell
7 7 (3.52%) ABAP
8 6 (3.02%) Ruby
9 3 (1.51%) R
10 2 (1.01%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 16 (8.04%) Security Cleared
2 15 (7.54%) SC Cleared
3 14 (7.04%) Degree
4 6 (3.02%) CISM
4 6 (3.02%) CISSP
4 6 (3.02%) Master's Degree
5 2 (1.01%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (1.01%) Six Sigma Black Belt
6 1 (0.50%) ACCA
6 1 (0.50%) CIMA
6 1 (0.50%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.50%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.50%) ISEB
6 1 (0.50%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.50%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.50%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.03%) PCI DSS
2 11 (5.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (4.52%) GDPR
4 4 (2.01%) IFRS
4 4 (2.01%) PMO
5 2 (1.01%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 2 (1.01%) QA
5 2 (1.01%) SLA
6 1 (0.50%) Actionable Recommendations
6 1 (0.50%) COBIT
6 1 (0.50%) Def Stans
6 1 (0.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 7 (3.52%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.51%) VMware NSX
3 2 (1.01%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (1.01%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.50%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.50%) HDFS
4 1 (0.50%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.50%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.50%) vSphere
4 1 (0.50%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (3.02%) ArcSight ESM
1 6 (3.02%) Mesos
2 4 (2.01%) Nagios
3 3 (1.51%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (1.01%) Ansible
4 2 (1.01%) DatAdvantage
4 2 (1.01%) Terraform
5 1 (0.50%) AirWatch
5 1 (0.50%) Cisco UCCE
5 1 (0.50%) Hadoop YARN
5 1 (0.50%) Oracle ZFS
5 1 (0.50%) Puppet
5 1 (0.50%) SCCM
5 1 (0.50%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 57 (28.64%) SAP
2 22 (11.06%) Workday
3 10 (5.03%) Kronos
3 10 (5.03%) Microsoft
3 10 (5.03%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
3 10 (5.03%) Salesforce.com
4 9 (4.52%) Cloudera
5 7 (3.52%) Oracle
6 6 (3.02%) ArcSight
6 6 (3.02%) VMware
7 5 (2.51%) Adobe
7 5 (2.51%) Cisco
7 5 (2.51%) F5
7 5 (2.51%) Intel
8 4 (2.01%) Ariba
8 4 (2.01%) HP
8 4 (2.01%) Palo Alto
9 3 (1.51%) CheckPoint
9 3 (1.51%) Juniper
9 3 (1.51%) Tradeweb