The median contractor rate for a Consultant was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Croydon during the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Consultant
London / Croydon
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 39 33 24
Rank change year-on-year -6 -9  
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 4 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Croydon 2.04% 2.51% 3.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.14% 2.67% 3.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 2
Median daily rate - £420 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +20.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £435
% change year-on-year +5.55% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £53.00 £49.95 £50.75
% change year-on-year +6.10% -1.57%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Croydon. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Croydon
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 187 225 126
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Croydon 95.41% 94.14% 91.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 160 87
Median daily rate £450 £413 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% +17.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £300 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £535 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £373
% change year-on-year - +7.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 3
Median hourly rate £165.00 £15.00 £27.78
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1000.00% -46.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Croydon

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Croydon that featured Consultant in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Consultant in Croydon

Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Consultant in Croydon.

Contractor daily rate trend for Consultant in Croydon

Consultant
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Croydon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Consultant in Croydon.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Consultant in Croydon

Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 11 (84.62%) DevOps
2 10 (76.92%) Docker
2 10 (76.92%) SC Cleared
2 10 (76.92%) Security Cleared
3 8 (61.54%) Ansible
4 5 (38.46%) Kubernetes
4 5 (38.46%) Terraform
4 5 (38.46%) yum
4 5 (38.46%) C
5 4 (30.77%) Configuration Management
5 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (23.08%) Sensu
6 3 (23.08%) logstash
6 3 (23.08%) Security Hardening
6 3 (23.08%) rkt
6 3 (23.08%) Sysdig
6 3 (23.08%) SkyDNS
6 3 (23.08%) Quay.io
6 3 (23.08%) confd
6 3 (23.08%) Prometheus
6 3 (23.08%) etcd
6 3 (23.08%) flannel
6 3 (23.08%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 3 (23.08%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 3 (23.08%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (23.08%) Go
6 3 (23.08%) HAProxy
6 3 (23.08%) Puppet
6 3 (23.08%) NoSQL
6 3 (23.08%) GitHub

Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 (23.08%) Elasticsearch
1 3 (23.08%) nginx
2 2 (15.38%) Confluence
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 3 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (23.08%) GitHub
1 3 (23.08%) Quay.io
2 1 (7.69%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Artifactory
1 3 (23.08%) Git (software)
1 3 (23.08%) GitLab
2 2 (15.38%) JIRA
General
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
1 1 (7.69%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) Elastic Stack
1 3 (23.08%) Sensu
2 2 (15.38%) Spring
2 2 (15.38%) Spring Security
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (7.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) CoreOS
1 3 (23.08%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (84.62%) DevOps
2 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (30.77%) Configuration Management
3 3 (23.08%) Security Hardening
4 2 (15.38%) Identity Access Management
4 2 (15.38%) Microservices
4 2 (15.38%) Scrum
5 1 (7.69%) Open Source
5 1 (7.69%) Performance Management
5 1 (7.69%) Project Management
5 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
5 1 (7.69%) SOA
5 1 (7.69%) System Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Test Scripting
5 1 (7.69%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) C
2 3 (23.08%) Bash Shell
2 3 (23.08%) Go
2 3 (23.08%) Ruby
2 3 (23.08%) SQL
3 2 (15.38%) Java
Qualifications
1 10 (76.92%) SC Cleared
1 10 (76.92%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 10 (76.92%) Docker
2 3 (23.08%) Ceph
2 3 (23.08%) etcd
2 3 (23.08%) flannel
2 3 (23.08%) GlusterFS
2 3 (23.08%) SkyDNS
Systems Management
1 8 (61.54%) Ansible
2 5 (38.46%) Kubernetes
2 5 (38.46%) Terraform
2 5 (38.46%) yum
3 3 (23.08%) confd
3 3 (23.08%) Graphite
3 3 (23.08%) HAProxy
3 3 (23.08%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 3 (23.08%) Kibana
3 3 (23.08%) logstash
3 3 (23.08%) Nagios
3 3 (23.08%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 3 (23.08%) Prometheus
3 3 (23.08%) Puppet
3 3 (23.08%) rkt
3 3 (23.08%) Sysdig
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Red Hat
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle
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