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 25 May 2016 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Consultant
Rank 32 25 18
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 8 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 3.19% 3.50% 3.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.39% 3.82% 3.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 4
Median daily rate £500 £350 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -15.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £210 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £490 £478
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.50 £36.50 £41.50
% change year-on-year
+24.65% -12.04%
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
236 131 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 94.02% 91.61% 98.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 181 103 75
Median daily rate £415 £350 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.57% -5.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £243 £157
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £485 £493
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 7
Median hourly rate £22.00 - £19.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 - £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 - £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

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
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 25 May 2016.

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 25 May 2016, 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 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (35.71%) Security Cleared
3 4 (28.57%) Data Integration
3 4 (28.57%) SC Cleared
3 4 (28.57%) Bash Shell
3 4 (28.57%) Jenkins
3 4 (28.57%) DevOps
3 4 (28.57%) Ansible
3 4 (28.57%) Docker
3 4 (28.57%) Linux
3 4 (28.57%) ETL
4 3 (21.43%) Red Hat
4 3 (21.43%) Web Services
4 3 (21.43%) Tomcat
4 3 (21.43%) Firewall
4 3 (21.43%) Scrum
4 3 (21.43%) VMware
4 3 (21.43%) Ruby
4 3 (21.43%) Ubuntu
4 3 (21.43%) User Experience
4 3 (21.43%) Front End Development
4 3 (21.43%) Qualitative Research
4 3 (21.43%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (21.43%) Puppet
4 3 (21.43%) Git (software)
4 3 (21.43%) ZABBIX
4 3 (21.43%) CentOS
4 3 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (14.29%) Base SAS
5 2 (14.29%) Data Migration

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 3 (21.43%) Tomcat
2 2 (14.29%) Apache
2 2 (14.29%) JBoss
2 2 (14.29%) Mule ESB
2 2 (14.29%) nginx
2 2 (14.29%) SAS
3 1 (7.14%) WebSphere
3 1 (7.14%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (14.29%) GitHub
1 2 (14.29%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) Firewall
2 2 (14.29%) DMZ
2 2 (14.29%) Reverse Proxy
2 2 (14.29%) VPN
3 1 (7.14%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) Base SAS
1 2 (14.29%) MongoDB
1 2 (14.29%) MySQL
1 2 (14.29%) NoSQL
1 2 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (14.29%) Redis
1 2 (14.29%) SAP Data Services
1 2 (14.29%) SAP HANA
2 1 (7.14%) Data Mining
2 1 (7.14%) DataStage
2 1 (7.14%) DB2
2 1 (7.14%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Jenkins
2 3 (21.43%) Git (software)
3 2 (14.29%) Artifactory
3 2 (14.29%) Gerrit
3 2 (14.29%) Mercurial
3 2 (14.29%) SonarQube
3 2 (14.29%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (7.14%) Maven
4 1 (7.14%) MSI
General
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
1 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
1 1 (7.14%) Retail
1 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) Web Services
2 2 (14.29%) J2EE
2 2 (14.29%) LAMP
2 2 (14.29%) LAPP Stack
2 2 (14.29%) LEMP Stack
2 2 (14.29%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (7.14%) MCollective
3 1 (7.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Data Integration
2 3 (21.43%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (21.43%) User Experience
3 2 (14.29%) Data Extraction
4 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) Linux
2 3 (21.43%) CentOS
2 3 (21.43%) Ubuntu
3 1 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (7.14%) Unix
3 1 (7.14%) Windows
3 1 (7.14%) Windows 8
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Server
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (7.14%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (28.57%) DevOps
2 4 (28.57%) ETL
3 3 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (21.43%) Front End Development
3 3 (21.43%) Qualitative Research
3 3 (21.43%) Scrum
4 2 (14.29%) Change Control
4 2 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
4 2 (14.29%) Data Analysis
4 2 (14.29%) Data Cleansing
4 2 (14.29%) Data Migration
4 2 (14.29%) Data Transformation
4 2 (14.29%) Migration
4 2 (14.29%) OWASP
5 1 (7.14%) Application Discovery
5 1 (7.14%) Business Continuity Planning
5 1 (7.14%) Capacity Management
5 1 (7.14%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (7.14%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) Bash Shell
2 3 (21.43%) Ruby
3 2 (14.29%) Java
3 2 (14.29%) Perl
3 2 (14.29%) PHP
3 2 (14.29%) Python
3 2 (14.29%) SAS Macro
3 2 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) Security Cleared
2 4 (28.57%) SC Cleared
3 1 (7.14%) BC Cleared
3 1 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) Data Quality
2 1 (7.14%) QA
2 1 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (28.57%) Docker
2 2 (14.29%) vCloud
3 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (28.57%) Ansible
2 3 (21.43%) Puppet
2 3 (21.43%) ZABBIX
3 2 (14.29%) HAProxy
3 2 (14.29%) Kibana
3 2 (14.29%) logstash
3 2 (14.29%) Rundeck
3 2 (14.29%) Salt
4 1 (7.14%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Red Hat
1 3 (21.43%) VMware
2 2 (14.29%) Black Duck
2 2 (14.29%) Google
2 2 (14.29%) SAP
2 2 (14.29%) Sonatype
2 2 (14.29%) Veracode
3 1 (7.14%) F5
3 1 (7.14%) IBM
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.14%) Netezza