The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Croydon region that had Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Consultant
London / Croydon
Rank 15 24 -
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 24 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 10.71% 3.13% -
As % of the Job Titles category 11.82% 3.17% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 0
Median daily rate £494 £465 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.18% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £438 £438
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £52.50 £46.00 £24.75
% change year-on-year
+14.13% +85.85%

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
203 221 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 90.63% 98.66% 94.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 162 63
Median daily rate £450 £418 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.78% +4.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £300 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £600 £663
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 7
Median hourly rate £43.50 £13.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+222.22% -46.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Croydon region that featured Consultant in the job title.

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
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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 20 January 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 Croydon region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 35 (81.40%) Docker
1 35 (81.40%) DevOps
2 32 (74.42%) SC Cleared
2 32 (74.42%) Security Cleared
3 29 (67.44%) Terraform
4 27 (62.79%) Ansible
4 27 (62.79%) Kubernetes
5 26 (60.47%) Puppet
6 25 (58.14%) Jenkins
7 22 (51.16%) Linux
8 19 (44.19%) Maven
8 19 (44.19%) Git (software)
9 18 (41.86%) Oracle
10 17 (39.53%) Continuous Integration
10 17 (39.53%) Amazon AWS
11 16 (37.21%) DV Cleared
11 16 (37.21%) Rancher
12 15 (34.88%) nginx
12 15 (34.88%) Oracle Database
12 15 (34.88%) Agile Software Development
13 14 (32.56%) VPN
13 14 (32.56%) Hadoop
14 13 (30.23%) Apache
14 13 (30.23%) PostgreSQL
14 13 (30.23%) VMware
15 12 (27.91%) Scrum
15 12 (27.91%) Squid
15 12 (27.91%) DNS
15 12 (27.91%) ZABBIX
15 12 (27.91%) JIRA

Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon 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 15 (34.88%) nginx
2 13 (30.23%) Apache
3 11 (25.58%) Confluence
3 11 (25.58%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (4.65%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (2.33%) Apache Spark
5 1 (2.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 11 (25.58%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 17 (39.53%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (16.28%) AWS CloudFormation
3 3 (6.98%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 3 (6.98%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (6.98%) Amazon S3
3 3 (6.98%) AWS CloudTrail
3 3 (6.98%) Route 53
3 3 (6.98%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 14 (32.56%) VPN
2 12 (27.91%) DNS
3 11 (25.58%) OpenLDAP
3 11 (25.58%) OpenVPN
3 11 (25.58%) SSH
4 10 (23.26%) IPsec
4 10 (23.26%) Reverse Proxy
5 8 (18.60%) Firewall
5 8 (18.60%) LDAP
6 1 (2.33%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (34.88%) Oracle Database
2 14 (32.56%) Hadoop
3 13 (30.23%) PostgreSQL
4 11 (25.58%) Oracle Database 11g
5 5 (11.63%) Big Data
6 3 (6.98%) Amazon RDS
6 3 (6.98%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (2.33%) Amazon Redshift
7 1 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (2.33%) MySQL
7 1 (2.33%) Oracle ODI
7 1 (2.33%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 25 (58.14%) Jenkins
2 19 (44.19%) Git (software)
2 19 (44.19%) Maven
3 12 (27.91%) JIRA
4 11 (25.58%) Ant
4 11 (25.58%) JIRA Agile
4 11 (25.58%) JUnit
4 11 (25.58%) Liquibase
4 11 (25.58%) SonarQube
4 11 (25.58%) Sonatype Nexus
5 2 (4.65%) Bitbucket
6 1 (2.33%) MSI
6 1 (2.33%) Subversion
6 1 (2.33%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 1 (2.33%) Finance
1 1 (2.33%) Law
1 1 (2.33%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (27.91%) ELK Stack
2 11 (25.58%) MCollective
2 11 (25.58%) Software Packaging
3 5 (11.63%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 3 (6.98%) Oracle Streams
5 1 (2.33%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.98%) Public Cloud
1 3 (6.98%) Replication
1 3 (6.98%) Visualisation
2 1 (2.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.33%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 22 (51.16%) Linux
2 11 (25.58%) CentOS
3 7 (16.28%) CoreOS
3 7 (16.28%) RancherOS
3 7 (16.28%) VyOS
4 6 (13.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.33%) Unix
5 1 (2.33%) Windows
5 1 (2.33%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (81.40%) DevOps
2 17 (39.53%) Continuous Integration
3 15 (34.88%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (27.91%) Continuous Delivery
4 12 (27.91%) Scrum
5 11 (25.58%) Configuration Management
5 11 (25.58%) Identity Management
5 11 (25.58%) Service Management
5 11 (25.58%) Workflow
6 10 (23.26%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (16.28%) Security Operations
8 5 (11.63%) Data Modelling
8 5 (11.63%) ETL
9 4 (9.30%) Case Management
10 3 (6.98%) Data Transformation
10 3 (6.98%) Data Visualisation
10 3 (6.98%) Load Balancing
10 3 (6.98%) Mentoring
11 2 (4.65%) Data Migration
11 2 (4.65%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 11 (25.58%) Shell Script
2 10 (23.26%) Bash Shell
3 9 (20.93%) C
4 8 (18.60%) Java
5 7 (16.28%) Go
5 7 (16.28%) Python
6 4 (9.30%) Ruby
7 3 (6.98%) SQL
8 1 (2.33%) PL/SQL
8 1 (2.33%) PowerShell
8 1 (2.33%) Scala
8 1 (2.33%) T-SQL
8 1 (2.33%) VB
8 1 (2.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 32 (74.42%) SC Cleared
1 32 (74.42%) Security Cleared
2 16 (37.21%) DV Cleared
3 2 (4.65%) BC Cleared
3 2 (4.65%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (2.33%) CLAS
4 1 (2.33%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (2.33%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.30%) Data Quality
System Software
1 35 (81.40%) Docker
2 12 (27.91%) Squid
2 12 (27.91%) vCloud
3 11 (25.58%) Postfix
4 2 (4.65%) HDFS
5 1 (2.33%) Corosync
5 1 (2.33%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 29 (67.44%) Terraform
2 27 (62.79%) Ansible
2 27 (62.79%) Kubernetes
3 26 (60.47%) Puppet
4 16 (37.21%) Rancher
5 12 (27.91%) ZABBIX
6 11 (25.58%) Consul
6 11 (25.58%) Kibana
6 11 (25.58%) logstash
6 11 (25.58%) Packer
7 7 (16.28%) HAProxy
7 7 (16.28%) rkt
7 7 (16.28%) Sysdig
8 5 (11.63%) yum
9 3 (6.98%) Data Guard
10 1 (2.33%) Hadoop YARN
10 1 (2.33%) Pacemaker
10 1 (2.33%) Rsyslog
10 1 (2.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 18 (41.86%) Oracle
2 13 (30.23%) VMware
3 11 (25.58%) AppDynamics
3 11 (25.58%) Sonatype
4 7 (16.28%) Vyatta
5 3 (6.98%) Sybase
6 2 (4.65%) Atlassian
7 1 (2.33%) CA
7 1 (2.33%) Hortonworks
7 1 (2.33%) Informatica
7 1 (2.33%) Microsoft
7 1 (2.33%) Talend
7 1 (2.33%) Teradata