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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Consultant
Rank 35 27 25
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 13 10 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 4.76% 5.18% 2.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.26% 5.21% 2.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 2
Median daily rate £575 £488 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.94% +11.42%
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 £45.00 £42.00 £27.25
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +54.12%
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
247 192 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 90.48% 99.48% 94.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 134 119
Median daily rate £375 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 3
Median hourly rate £27.00 £42.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.47% +183.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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
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 30 September 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 15 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 14 (70.00%) Jenkins
2 14 (70.00%) DevOps
3 13 (65.00%) SC Cleared
4 12 (60.00%) Puppet
4 12 (60.00%) Ansible
4 12 (60.00%) Docker
5 11 (55.00%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (55.00%) Git (software)
5 11 (55.00%) Linux
5 11 (55.00%) Apache
5 11 (55.00%) PostgreSQL
6 10 (50.00%) Scrum
6 10 (50.00%) VMware
6 10 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (50.00%) Oracle
6 10 (50.00%) ZABBIX
6 10 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
6 10 (50.00%) logstash
6 10 (50.00%) vCloud
6 10 (50.00%) Kibana
6 10 (50.00%) SonarQube
6 10 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
6 10 (50.00%) Sonatype
6 10 (50.00%) Sonatype Nexus
7 9 (45.00%) OpenLDAP
7 9 (45.00%) Maven
8 8 (40.00%) Squid
8 8 (40.00%) JIRA
8 8 (40.00%) Software Packaging

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 11 (55.00%) Apache
2 8 (40.00%) Confluence
2 8 (40.00%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (20.00%) Tomcat
4 3 (15.00%) JBoss
5 2 (10.00%) Mule ESB
5 2 (10.00%) nginx
5 2 (10.00%) Oracle Workflow
5 2 (10.00%) SAS
Applications
1 8 (40.00%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 10 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (10.00%) GitHub
2 2 (10.00%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 9 (45.00%) OpenLDAP
2 8 (40.00%) DNS
2 8 (40.00%) OpenVPN
2 8 (40.00%) SSH
3 5 (25.00%) Reverse Proxy
3 5 (25.00%) VPN
4 3 (15.00%) IPsec
5 2 (10.00%) DMZ
5 2 (10.00%) Firewall
6 1 (5.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (55.00%) PostgreSQL
2 8 (40.00%) Hadoop
3 3 (15.00%) MySQL
3 3 (15.00%) Oracle Database
3 3 (15.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (10.00%) Base SAS
4 2 (10.00%) MongoDB
4 2 (10.00%) NoSQL
4 2 (10.00%) Redis
Development Applications
1 14 (70.00%) Jenkins
2 11 (55.00%) Git (software)
3 10 (50.00%) SonarQube
3 10 (50.00%) Sonatype Nexus
4 9 (45.00%) Maven
5 8 (40.00%) Ant
5 8 (40.00%) JIRA
5 8 (40.00%) JIRA Agile
5 8 (40.00%) JUnit
5 8 (40.00%) Liquibase
6 5 (25.00%) Bitbucket
7 2 (10.00%) Artifactory
7 2 (10.00%) Gerrit
7 2 (10.00%) Mercurial
8 1 (5.00%) Subversion
General
1 3 (15.00%) Finance
1 3 (15.00%) Retail
2 2 (10.00%) Law
3 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (40.00%) ELK Stack
1 8 (40.00%) MCollective
1 8 (40.00%) Software Packaging
2 3 (15.00%) Web Services
3 2 (10.00%) J2EE
3 2 (10.00%) LAMP
3 2 (10.00%) LAPP Stack
3 2 (10.00%) LEMP Stack
3 2 (10.00%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (5.00%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Data Integration
1 2 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 11 (55.00%) Linux
2 8 (40.00%) CentOS
3 3 (15.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (10.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (70.00%) DevOps
2 11 (55.00%) Continuous Integration
3 10 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 10 (50.00%) Scrum
4 8 (40.00%) Case Management
4 8 (40.00%) Configuration Management
4 8 (40.00%) Identity Management
4 8 (40.00%) Service Management
4 8 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (40.00%) Workflow
5 5 (25.00%) Coaching
5 5 (25.00%) Software Engineering
6 4 (20.00%) ETL
7 2 (10.00%) Change Control
7 2 (10.00%) Data Cleansing
7 2 (10.00%) Data Migration
7 2 (10.00%) Data Modelling
7 2 (10.00%) Migration
7 2 (10.00%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 8 (40.00%) Shell Script
2 7 (35.00%) Ruby
3 4 (20.00%) SQL
4 3 (15.00%) Bash Shell
5 2 (10.00%) Perl
5 2 (10.00%) PHP
5 2 (10.00%) PL/SQL
5 2 (10.00%) Python
5 2 (10.00%) SAS Macro
5 2 (10.00%) T-SQL
6 1 (5.00%) Apex Code
6 1 (5.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 15 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 13 (65.00%) SC Cleared
3 5 (25.00%) CTC Cleared
4 3 (15.00%) BC Cleared
5 2 (10.00%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (10.00%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) COBIT
1 1 (5.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 12 (60.00%) Docker
2 10 (50.00%) vCloud
3 8 (40.00%) Postfix
3 8 (40.00%) Squid
4 2 (10.00%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 12 (60.00%) Ansible
1 12 (60.00%) Puppet
2 10 (50.00%) Kibana
2 10 (50.00%) logstash
2 10 (50.00%) ZABBIX
3 8 (40.00%) Kubernetes
3 8 (40.00%) Rancher
3 8 (40.00%) Terraform
4 3 (15.00%) Consul
4 3 (15.00%) Packer
5 2 (10.00%) HAProxy
5 2 (10.00%) Rundeck
5 2 (10.00%) Salt
Vendors
1 10 (50.00%) Oracle
1 10 (50.00%) Sonatype
1 10 (50.00%) VMware
2 5 (25.00%) Atlassian
3 3 (15.00%) AppDynamics
4 2 (10.00%) Black Duck
4 2 (10.00%) Google
4 2 (10.00%) Red Hat
4 2 (10.00%) Veracode
5 1 (5.00%) Salesforce.com
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