The table below looks at the statistics for the Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the Croydon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 25 18 11
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 5 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 3.50% 3.92% 7.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.91% 4.08% 7.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 4
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£350 £413 £491
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.15% -16.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £365 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £478 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £41.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-12.04% +27.69%
Consultant
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Croydon region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Croydon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
128 98 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 89.51% 96.08% 94.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 72 36
Average daily rate £350 £370 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% +13.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £171 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £505 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 0
Average hourly rate - £19.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -2.85%

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Consultant in the job title across the Croydon region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Consultant across the Croydon region.

Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram in Croydon

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Consultant across the Croydon region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in Croydon

Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in Croydon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Consultant across the Croydon region.

Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in Croydon

Consultant
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Croydon region that cited Consultant in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Consultant in their job title.

1 6 (85.71%) Finance
2 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
3 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
3 3 (42.86%) C#
3 3 (42.86%) CRM
3 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 3 (42.86%) XML
3 3 (42.86%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (42.86%) Workflow
4 1 (14.29%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (14.29%) Resource Management
4 1 (14.29%) Change Control
4 1 (14.29%) Procure-to-pay
4 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
4 1 (14.29%) Service Management
4 1 (14.29%) ITSM
4 1 (14.29%) ITIL
4 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
4 1 (14.29%) Content Management
4 1 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (14.29%) Ariba
4 1 (14.29%) Internet
4 1 (14.29%) Project Management
4 1 (14.29%) HTML
4 1 (14.29%) SAP

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Croydon region that cited Consultant in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 6 (85.71%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) XML
2 1 (14.29%) HTML
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) CRM
1 3 (42.86%) Workflow
2 1 (14.29%) Resource Management
2 1 (14.29%) Change Control
2 1 (14.29%) Procure-to-pay
2 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
2 1 (14.29%) Service Management
2 1 (14.29%) ITSM
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
2 1 (14.29%) Content Management
2 1 (14.29%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
2 3 (42.86%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Ariba
2 1 (14.29%) SAP