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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Consultant
Rank 19 21 26
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 30 9 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 11.45% 5.26% 1.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 12.93% 5.42% 1.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 1
Median daily rate £488 £465 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.83% -15.45%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £438
% change year-on-year
- +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £42.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-66.66% +52.72%
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
232 166 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 88.55% 97.08% 96.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 113 119
Median daily rate £400 £375 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -20.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £114 £279 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £485 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 3
Median hourly rate £43.50 £13.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+222.22% -10.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 8 December 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 8 December 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 34 (75.56%) DevOps
2 33 (73.33%) Docker
2 33 (73.33%) Security Cleared
3 32 (71.11%) SC Cleared
4 30 (66.67%) Puppet
5 29 (64.44%) Jenkins
6 28 (62.22%) Kubernetes
7 26 (57.78%) Ansible
7 26 (57.78%) Terraform
7 26 (57.78%) Linux
8 23 (51.11%) Oracle
9 22 (48.89%) Git (software)
9 22 (48.89%) Continuous Integration
9 22 (48.89%) Maven
10 21 (46.67%) Amazon AWS
11 19 (42.22%) Agile Software Development
12 18 (40.00%) PostgreSQL
12 18 (40.00%) Hadoop
12 18 (40.00%) Rancher
13 17 (37.78%) VMware
13 17 (37.78%) Apache
14 16 (35.56%) DNS
14 16 (35.56%) Scrum
14 16 (35.56%) ZABBIX
14 16 (35.56%) OpenLDAP
14 16 (35.56%) vCloud
14 16 (35.56%) Squid
14 16 (35.56%) JIRA
14 16 (35.56%) CentOS
14 16 (35.56%) ELK Stack

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 17 (37.78%) Apache
2 15 (33.33%) Confluence
2 15 (33.33%) Elasticsearch
3 13 (28.89%) nginx
4 2 (4.44%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (2.22%) Apache Spark
5 1 (2.22%) JBoss
5 1 (2.22%) Tomcat
Applications
1 15 (33.33%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 2 (4.44%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 21 (46.67%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (13.33%) AWS CloudFormation
3 3 (6.67%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 3 (6.67%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (6.67%) Amazon S3
3 3 (6.67%) AWS CloudTrail
3 3 (6.67%) Route 53
3 3 (6.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 16 (35.56%) DNS
1 16 (35.56%) OpenLDAP
2 15 (33.33%) OpenVPN
2 15 (33.33%) SSH
3 14 (31.11%) VPN
4 10 (22.22%) IPsec
4 10 (22.22%) Reverse Proxy
5 6 (13.33%) Firewall
5 6 (13.33%) LDAP
6 1 (2.22%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (40.00%) Hadoop
1 18 (40.00%) PostgreSQL
2 15 (33.33%) Oracle Database
3 11 (24.44%) Oracle Database 11g
4 5 (11.11%) Big Data
5 3 (6.67%) Amazon RDS
5 3 (6.67%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (2.22%) Amazon Redshift
6 1 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.22%) MySQL
6 1 (2.22%) Oracle ODI
6 1 (2.22%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 29 (64.44%) Jenkins
2 22 (48.89%) Git (software)
2 22 (48.89%) Maven
3 16 (35.56%) JIRA
4 15 (33.33%) Ant
4 15 (33.33%) JIRA Agile
4 15 (33.33%) JUnit
4 15 (33.33%) Liquibase
4 15 (33.33%) SonarQube
4 15 (33.33%) Sonatype Nexus
5 6 (13.33%) Bitbucket
6 1 (2.22%) MSI
6 1 (2.22%) Subversion
6 1 (2.22%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 2 (4.44%) Finance
1 2 (4.44%) Law
1 2 (4.44%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (35.56%) ELK Stack
2 15 (33.33%) MCollective
2 15 (33.33%) Software Packaging
3 5 (11.11%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 3 (6.67%) Oracle Streams
5 1 (2.22%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (2.22%) Kafka
5 1 (2.22%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.67%) Public Cloud
1 3 (6.67%) Replication
1 3 (6.67%) Visualisation
2 1 (2.22%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.22%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 26 (57.78%) Linux
2 16 (35.56%) CentOS
3 7 (15.56%) RancherOS
3 7 (15.56%) VyOS
4 6 (13.33%) CoreOS
4 6 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.22%) Unix
5 1 (2.22%) Windows
5 1 (2.22%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (75.56%) DevOps
2 22 (48.89%) Continuous Integration
3 19 (42.22%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (35.56%) Continuous Delivery
4 16 (35.56%) Scrum
5 15 (33.33%) Configuration Management
5 15 (33.33%) Identity Management
5 15 (33.33%) Service Management
5 15 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 15 (33.33%) Workflow
6 8 (17.78%) Case Management
7 6 (13.33%) Data Modelling
7 6 (13.33%) ETL
8 5 (11.11%) Coaching
8 5 (11.11%) Security Operations
8 5 (11.11%) Software Engineering
9 3 (6.67%) Data Migration
9 3 (6.67%) Data Transformation
9 3 (6.67%) Data Visualisation
9 3 (6.67%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 15 (33.33%) Shell Script
2 8 (17.78%) Bash Shell
2 8 (17.78%) Ruby
3 6 (13.33%) Go
3 6 (13.33%) Java
4 5 (11.11%) C
4 5 (11.11%) Python
5 4 (8.89%) SQL
6 2 (4.44%) PL/SQL
6 2 (4.44%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.22%) Apex Code
7 1 (2.22%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.22%) Scala
7 1 (2.22%) VB
7 1 (2.22%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 33 (73.33%) Security Cleared
2 32 (71.11%) SC Cleared
3 15 (33.33%) DV Cleared
4 5 (11.11%) CTC Cleared
5 2 (4.44%) BC Cleared
5 2 (4.44%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (2.22%) CLAS
6 1 (2.22%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.89%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.22%) COBIT
2 1 (2.22%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 33 (73.33%) Docker
2 16 (35.56%) Squid
2 16 (35.56%) vCloud
3 15 (33.33%) Postfix
4 2 (4.44%) HDFS
5 1 (2.22%) Corosync
5 1 (2.22%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 30 (66.67%) Puppet
2 28 (62.22%) Kubernetes
3 26 (57.78%) Ansible
3 26 (57.78%) Terraform
4 18 (40.00%) Rancher
5 16 (35.56%) ZABBIX
6 15 (33.33%) Kibana
6 15 (33.33%) logstash
7 11 (24.44%) Consul
7 11 (24.44%) Packer
8 7 (15.56%) HAProxy
9 6 (13.33%) rkt
9 6 (13.33%) Sysdig
10 3 (6.67%) Data Guard
11 1 (2.22%) Hadoop YARN
11 1 (2.22%) Pacemaker
11 1 (2.22%) Rsyslog
11 1 (2.22%) SCCM
11 1 (2.22%) yum
Vendors
1 23 (51.11%) Oracle
2 17 (37.78%) VMware
3 15 (33.33%) Sonatype
4 11 (24.44%) AppDynamics
5 7 (15.56%) Vyatta
6 6 (13.33%) Atlassian
7 3 (6.67%) Sybase
8 1 (2.22%) CA
8 1 (2.22%) Hortonworks
8 1 (2.22%) Informatica
8 1 (2.22%) Microsoft
8 1 (2.22%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (2.22%) Talend
8 1 (2.22%) Teradata