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 February 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Consultant
London / Croydon
Rank 19 29 21
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 18 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 8.37% 2.34% 1.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.96% 2.36% 1.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 2
Median daily rate £494 £464 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.46% -2.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £482 £436 £395
10% offered a daily rate of more than £526 £490 £555
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £433 £430
% change year-on-year
+4.04% +0.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.50 £60.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-22.50% +140.00%

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
201 254 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 93.49% 99.22% 95.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 199 79
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 £202 £300 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 7
Median hourly rate £19.50 £21.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -16.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.74
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.55%

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 February 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 33 (82.50%) Docker
2 32 (80.00%) DevOps
3 29 (72.50%) Security Cleared
3 29 (72.50%) SC Cleared
4 26 (65.00%) Terraform
5 24 (60.00%) Ansible
5 24 (60.00%) Kubernetes
6 21 (52.50%) Puppet
7 20 (50.00%) Jenkins
8 18 (45.00%) Linux
9 15 (37.50%) Maven
9 15 (37.50%) Git (software)
9 15 (37.50%) nginx
10 14 (35.00%) DV Cleared
10 14 (35.00%) Oracle
11 13 (32.50%) Continuous Integration
11 13 (32.50%) Amazon AWS
12 12 (30.00%) Oracle Database
12 12 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
12 12 (30.00%) Rancher
13 11 (27.50%) VPN
14 10 (25.00%) C
14 10 (25.00%) Bash Shell
14 10 (25.00%) Hadoop
14 10 (25.00%) CentOS
15 9 (22.50%) Java
15 9 (22.50%) JIRA
15 9 (22.50%) PostgreSQL
15 9 (22.50%) Scrum
15 9 (22.50%) VMware

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 (37.50%) nginx
2 8 (20.00%) Apache
2 8 (20.00%) Confluence
3 7 (17.50%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (2.50%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 7 (17.50%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 13 (32.50%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (17.50%) AWS CloudFormation
3 3 (7.50%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 3 (7.50%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (7.50%) Amazon S3
3 3 (7.50%) AWS CloudTrail
3 3 (7.50%) Route 53
3 3 (7.50%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 11 (27.50%) VPN
2 8 (20.00%) DNS
2 8 (20.00%) Firewall
2 8 (20.00%) LDAP
3 7 (17.50%) IPsec
3 7 (17.50%) OpenLDAP
3 7 (17.50%) OpenVPN
3 7 (17.50%) Reverse Proxy
3 7 (17.50%) SSH
4 1 (2.50%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (30.00%) Oracle Database
2 10 (25.00%) Hadoop
3 9 (22.50%) PostgreSQL
4 8 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
5 5 (12.50%) Big Data
6 3 (7.50%) Amazon RDS
6 3 (7.50%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (2.50%) Amazon Redshift
7 1 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (2.50%) Oracle ODI
7 1 (2.50%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 20 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 15 (37.50%) Git (software)
2 15 (37.50%) Maven
3 9 (22.50%) JIRA
4 7 (17.50%) Ant
4 7 (17.50%) JIRA Agile
4 7 (17.50%) JUnit
4 7 (17.50%) Liquibase
4 7 (17.50%) SonarQube
4 7 (17.50%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (2.50%) Bitbucket
5 1 (2.50%) MSI
5 1 (2.50%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 1 (2.50%) Finance
1 1 (2.50%) Law
1 1 (2.50%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (20.00%) Elastic Stack
2 7 (17.50%) MCollective
2 7 (17.50%) Software Packaging
3 5 (12.50%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 3 (7.50%) Oracle Streams
5 1 (2.50%) Kafka
5 1 (2.50%) Spring
5 1 (2.50%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.50%) Public Cloud
1 3 (7.50%) Replication
2 1 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.50%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 18 (45.00%) Linux
2 10 (25.00%) CentOS
3 7 (17.50%) CoreOS
3 7 (17.50%) RancherOS
3 7 (17.50%) VyOS
4 3 (7.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.50%) Unix
5 1 (2.50%) Windows
5 1 (2.50%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (80.00%) DevOps
2 13 (32.50%) Continuous Integration
3 12 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (22.50%) Scrum
5 8 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
6 7 (17.50%) Configuration Management
6 7 (17.50%) Identity Management
6 7 (17.50%) Security Operations
6 7 (17.50%) Service Management
6 7 (17.50%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (17.50%) Workflow
7 5 (12.50%) Data Modelling
7 5 (12.50%) ETL
8 3 (7.50%) Data Transformation
8 3 (7.50%) Data Visualisation
8 3 (7.50%) Load Balancing
8 3 (7.50%) Mentoring
8 3 (7.50%) Visualisation
9 2 (5.00%) Data Migration
9 2 (5.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 10 (25.00%) Bash Shell
1 10 (25.00%) C
2 9 (22.50%) Java
3 7 (17.50%) Go
3 7 (17.50%) Python
3 7 (17.50%) Shell Script
4 3 (7.50%) Ruby
4 3 (7.50%) SQL
5 1 (2.50%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.50%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.50%) Scala
5 1 (2.50%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.50%) VB
5 1 (2.50%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 29 (72.50%) SC Cleared
1 29 (72.50%) Security Cleared
2 14 (35.00%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.50%) CLAS
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.00%) Data Quality
System Software
1 33 (82.50%) Docker
2 8 (20.00%) Squid
2 8 (20.00%) vCloud
3 7 (17.50%) Postfix
4 2 (5.00%) HDFS
5 1 (2.50%) Corosync
5 1 (2.50%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 26 (65.00%) Terraform
2 24 (60.00%) Ansible
2 24 (60.00%) Kubernetes
3 21 (52.50%) Puppet
4 12 (30.00%) Rancher
5 8 (20.00%) Consul
5 8 (20.00%) Packer
5 8 (20.00%) ZABBIX
6 7 (17.50%) Docker Swarm
6 7 (17.50%) HAProxy
6 7 (17.50%) Kibana
6 7 (17.50%) logstash
6 7 (17.50%) rkt
6 7 (17.50%) Sysdig
7 6 (15.00%) yum
8 3 (7.50%) Data Guard
9 1 (2.50%) Hadoop YARN
9 1 (2.50%) Pacemaker
9 1 (2.50%) Rsyslog
9 1 (2.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 14 (35.00%) Oracle
2 9 (22.50%) VMware
3 8 (20.00%) AppDynamics
4 7 (17.50%) Sonatype
4 7 (17.50%) Vyatta
5 3 (7.50%) Sybase
6 1 (2.50%) Atlassian
6 1 (2.50%) CA
6 1 (2.50%) Hortonworks
6 1 (2.50%) Informatica
6 1 (2.50%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.50%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.50%) Talend
6 1 (2.50%) Teradata