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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Consultant
Rank 31 21 21
Rank change year-on-year
-10 0
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 7 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 2.72% 4.35% 3.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.86% 4.65% 3.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 4
Average daily rate £463 £375 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.33% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £215 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £495 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £440 £425
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £36.25 £41.50
% change year-on-year
+24.13% -12.65%
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
245 129 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 95.33% 93.48% 98.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 198 111 75
Average daily rate £413 £350 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £165 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 4
Average hourly rate £43.00 £15.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+186.66% -21.05%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

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 29 April 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (30.77%) Linux
2 4 (30.77%) ETL
2 4 (30.77%) Data Integration
2 4 (30.77%) SC Cleared
2 4 (30.77%) Security Cleared
3 3 (23.08%) Qualitative Research
3 3 (23.08%) User Experience
3 3 (23.08%) Front End Development
3 3 (23.08%) Red Hat
3 3 (23.08%) Firewall
4 2 (15.38%) Scrum
4 2 (15.38%) VMware
4 2 (15.38%) Migration
4 2 (15.38%) Data Analysis
4 2 (15.38%) SAS
4 2 (15.38%) ITIL
4 2 (15.38%) SOA
4 2 (15.38%) SQL
4 2 (15.38%) SAP
4 2 (15.38%) Web Services
4 2 (15.38%) DevOps
4 2 (15.38%) Jenkins
4 2 (15.38%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (15.38%) Data Transformation
4 2 (15.38%) Change Control
4 2 (15.38%) Data Quality
4 2 (15.38%) SAP HANA
4 2 (15.38%) Puppet
4 2 (15.38%) Bash Shell

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (15.38%) SAS
2 1 (7.69%) Apache
2 1 (7.69%) JBoss
2 1 (7.69%) Mule ESB
2 1 (7.69%) nginx
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Service Bus
2 1 (7.69%) Tomcat
2 1 (7.69%) Tuxedo
2 1 (7.69%) WebLogic
2 1 (7.69%) WebSphere
2 1 (7.69%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (7.69%) GitHub
1 1 (7.69%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) Firewall
2 1 (7.69%) DMZ
2 1 (7.69%) Reverse Proxy
2 1 (7.69%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) Base SAS
1 2 (15.38%) SAP Data Services
1 2 (15.38%) SAP HANA
2 1 (7.69%) Data Mining
2 1 (7.69%) DataStage
2 1 (7.69%) DB2
2 1 (7.69%) IBM InfoSphere
2 1 (7.69%) MongoDB
2 1 (7.69%) MySQL
2 1 (7.69%) NoSQL
2 1 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (7.69%) Redis
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Git (software)
1 2 (15.38%) Jenkins
2 1 (7.69%) Artifactory
2 1 (7.69%) Gerrit
2 1 (7.69%) Maven
2 1 (7.69%) Mercurial
2 1 (7.69%) MSI
2 1 (7.69%) SonarQube
2 1 (7.69%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
1 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
1 1 (7.69%) Retail
1 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) Web Services
2 1 (7.69%) J2EE
2 1 (7.69%) LAMP
2 1 (7.69%) LAPP Stack
2 1 (7.69%) LEMP Stack
2 1 (7.69%) MCollective
2 1 (7.69%) Middleware
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (7.69%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (7.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Data Integration
2 3 (23.08%) User Experience
3 2 (15.38%) Data Extraction
3 2 (15.38%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (7.69%) Clustering
4 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Linux
2 2 (15.38%) CentOS
2 2 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (15.38%) Ubuntu
3 1 (7.69%) Unix
3 1 (7.69%) Windows
3 1 (7.69%) Windows 8
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (7.69%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (30.77%) ETL
3 3 (23.08%) Front End Development
3 3 (23.08%) Qualitative Research
4 2 (15.38%) Change Control
4 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (15.38%) Data Analysis
4 2 (15.38%) Data Cleansing
4 2 (15.38%) Data Migration
4 2 (15.38%) Data Transformation
4 2 (15.38%) DevOps
4 2 (15.38%) ITIL
4 2 (15.38%) Migration
4 2 (15.38%) Scrum
4 2 (15.38%) SOA
5 1 (7.69%) BCP
5 1 (7.69%) Business Continuity
5 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
5 1 (7.69%) Process Management
5 1 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) Bash Shell
1 2 (15.38%) Ruby
1 2 (15.38%) SAS Macro
1 2 (15.38%) SQL
2 1 (7.69%) Java
2 1 (7.69%) Perl
2 1 (7.69%) PHP
2 1 (7.69%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) SC Cleared
1 4 (30.77%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) Data Quality
2 1 (7.69%) QA
2 1 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) Docker
2 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (7.69%) vCloud
2 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) Ansible
1 2 (15.38%) Puppet
1 2 (15.38%) ZABBIX
2 1 (7.69%) HAProxy
2 1 (7.69%) Kibana
2 1 (7.69%) logstash
2 1 (7.69%) Rundeck
2 1 (7.69%) Salt
2 1 (7.69%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Red Hat
2 2 (15.38%) SAP
2 2 (15.38%) VMware
3 1 (7.69%) Black Duck
3 1 (7.69%) F5
3 1 (7.69%) Google
3 1 (7.69%) IBM
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.69%) Netezza
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle
3 1 (7.69%) Sonatype
3 1 (7.69%) Veracode
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