Period
to 16 October 2017

The median contractor rate for a Consultant was £519 per day in advertised job vacancies in Croydon during the 6 months to 16 October 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
South London > Croydon
6 months to
16 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 72 42 43
Rank change year-on-year -30 +1 -18
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 15 30 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Croydon 2.21% 5.38% 3.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.30% 5.71% 3.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 6
Croydon median daily rate £519 £504 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.98% +3.33% -4.88%
10th Percentile £445 £388 £456
90th Percentile £626 £588 £588
South London median daily rate £525 £500 £438
% change year-on-year +5.00% +14.29% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Croydon median hourly rate - - -
South London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Croydon. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Croydon
Contract vacancies in Croydon with a recognized job title 651 525 304
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.02% 94.09% 96.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 410 343 203
Croydon median daily rate £480 £400 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -4.19% -1.76%
10th Percentile £209 £275 £300
90th Percentile £650 £548 £525
South London median daily rate £475 £423 £375
% change year-on-year +12.43% +12.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 6
Croydon median hourly rate £14.00 £27.00 £27.78
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -48.15% -2.81% +67.55%
10th Percentile £12.85 £14.40 £12.00
90th Percentile £114.90 £95.00 £36.88
South London median hourly rate £43.25 £19.50 £27.78
% change year-on-year +121.79% -29.81% +63.41%

Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Croydon

Job postings that featured Consultant in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Croydon.

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Croydon

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Consultant in Croydon over the 6 months to 16 October 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 16 October 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 7 (46.67%) SC Cleared
1 7 (46.67%) Security Cleared
1 7 (46.67%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (46.67%) Puppet
1 7 (46.67%) DevOps
2 6 (40.00%) Linux
3 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 5 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (26.67%) Big Data
4 4 (26.67%) SharePoint 2013
4 4 (26.67%) Ansible
4 4 (26.67%) Docker
4 4 (26.67%) EDRMS
4 4 (26.67%) Migration
4 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Excel
4 4 (26.67%) SharePoint
4 4 (26.67%) SQL
4 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Office
4 4 (26.67%) Supplier Management
5 3 (20.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (20.00%) NoSQL
5 3 (20.00%) Bash Shell
5 3 (20.00%) vCloud
5 3 (20.00%) Hadoop
5 3 (20.00%) Git (software)
5 3 (20.00%) nginx
5 3 (20.00%) Unix

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 4 (26.67%) SharePoint
1 4 (26.67%) SharePoint 2013
2 3 (20.00%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (20.00%) nginx
3 1 (6.67%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (20.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (20.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 7 (46.67%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (20.00%) GitHub
2 3 (20.00%) Quay.io
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) Big Data
1 4 (26.67%) EDRMS
2 3 (20.00%) Hadoop
2 3 (20.00%) NoSQL
3 1 (6.67%) Data Mining
3 1 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (6.67%) Neo4j
3 1 (6.67%) Power BI
3 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Artifactory
1 3 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (20.00%) GitLab
General
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
1 2 (13.33%) Marketing
2 1 (6.67%) Electronics
2 1 (6.67%) Legal
2 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
2 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) Elastic Stack
1 3 (20.00%) Sensu
2 2 (13.33%) Web Services
3 1 (6.67%) Kafka
3 1 (6.67%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (40.00%) Linux
2 3 (20.00%) CoreOS
2 3 (20.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) DevOps
2 4 (26.67%) Migration
2 4 (26.67%) Supplier Management
3 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (20.00%) Build Automation
3 3 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 3 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 3 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (20.00%) Project Management
3 3 (20.00%) Scrum
3 3 (20.00%) Security Hardening
3 3 (20.00%) User Stories
4 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (13.33%) Open Source
5 1 (6.67%) Dimensional Modelling
5 1 (6.67%) Machine Learning
5 1 (6.67%) Performance Management
5 1 (6.67%) Product Management
5 1 (6.67%) Trend Analysis
5 1 (6.67%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) SQL
2 3 (20.00%) Bash Shell
2 3 (20.00%) Go
2 3 (20.00%) Ruby
3 1 (6.67%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
3 1 (6.67%) Python
3 1 (6.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (46.67%) SC Cleared
1 7 (46.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (26.67%) Docker
2 3 (20.00%) Ceph
2 3 (20.00%) etcd
2 3 (20.00%) flannel
2 3 (20.00%) GlusterFS
2 3 (20.00%) HDFS
2 3 (20.00%) SkyDNS
2 3 (20.00%) vCloud
2 3 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (46.67%) Puppet
2 4 (26.67%) Ansible
3 3 (20.00%) confd
3 3 (20.00%) Graphite
3 3 (20.00%) HAProxy
3 3 (20.00%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 3 (20.00%) Kibana
3 3 (20.00%) Kubernetes
3 3 (20.00%) logstash
3 3 (20.00%) Nagios
3 3 (20.00%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 3 (20.00%) Prometheus
3 3 (20.00%) rkt
3 3 (20.00%) Sysdig
4 1 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (20.00%) Hortonworks
2 3 (20.00%) VMware
3 2 (13.33%) Oracle
4 1 (6.67%) IBM
4 1 (6.67%) SaltStack
4 1 (6.67%) SAP