Period
to 18 January 2019

The median contractor rate for a Consultant was £525 per day in advertised job vacancies in South London during the 6 months to 18 January 2019.

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 > South London
6 months to
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 40 49 33
Rank change year-on-year +9 -16 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 116 87 66
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South London 6.92% 4.95% 6.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.17% 5.19% 7.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 62 28
South London median daily rate £525 £550 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.55% +12.82% +14.71%
10th Percentile £453 £401 £425
90th Percentile £588 £643 £579
London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South London median hourly rate - - -
London median hourly rate £38.25 £55.00 £75.00
% change year-on-year -30.45% -26.67% -7.69%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South London. 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
South London
Contract vacancies in South London with a recognized job title 1,618 1,677 892
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.48% 95.34% 93.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,251 1,181 579
South London median daily rate £500 £485 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.09% +17.58% +3.13%
10th Percentile £338 £300 £213
90th Percentile £600 £655 £575
London median daily rate £500 £500 £465
% change year-on-year - +7.53% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 53 49
South London median hourly rate £43.01 £41.42 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.85% +27.43% +62.50%
10th Percentile £18.50 £13.10 £12.25
90th Percentile £52.11 £47.83 £50.00
London median hourly rate £20.50 £19.92 £20.39
% change year-on-year +2.92% -2.31% +7.30%

Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in South London

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

Job vacancy trend for Consultant in South London

Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Consultant in South London

Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in South London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Consultant in South London over the 6 months to 18 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Consultant in South London

Consultant
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Consultant in South London

Consultant
Contract Job Locations in South London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Consultant within the South London region over the 6 months to 18 January 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Croydon +21 97 £525 -4.55% 10
Bromley -3 10 £563 +25.00% 3
Merton +8 3 £550 -
Kingston Upon Thames +14 2 - - 2
Sutton - 1 £650 -
Consultant
London

Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in South London

For the 6 months to 18 January 2019, Consultant contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the South London region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 80 (68.97%) Security Cleared
2 57 (49.14%) Docker
2 57 (49.14%) DevOps
3 56 (48.28%) Ansible
4 55 (47.41%) Kubernetes
4 55 (47.41%) Terraform
5 54 (46.55%) Opscode Chef
5 54 (46.55%) Groovy
5 54 (46.55%) Hadoop
5 54 (46.55%) Puppet
6 47 (40.52%) Agile Software Development
7 35 (30.17%) Oracle
8 23 (19.83%) SC Cleared
9 14 (12.07%) Finance
10 13 (11.21%) Oracle Fusion
11 11 (9.48%) PaaS
11 11 (9.48%) ERP
12 9 (7.76%) IaaS
12 9 (7.76%) SaaS
13 8 (6.90%) Mentoring
13 8 (6.90%) Migration
14 7 (6.03%) Microsoft
15 6 (5.17%) Java
15 6 (5.17%) SQL
15 6 (5.17%) Taleo
16 5 (4.31%) Test Management
16 5 (4.31%) Business Intelligence
16 5 (4.31%) Amazon AWS
17 4 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
17 4 (3.45%) Data Conversion

Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in South London 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 (2.59%) JBoss
2 2 (1.72%) Anypoint
2 2 (1.72%) Mule
2 2 (1.72%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (0.86%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (0.86%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.86%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (0.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (3.45%) Oracle Financials
1 4 (3.45%) Oracle Payroll
2 3 (2.59%) NetSuite
2 3 (2.59%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (2.59%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (2.59%) Oracle FAH
2 3 (2.59%) Oracle Payables
2 3 (2.59%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.86%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.86%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.86%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 11 (9.48%) PaaS
2 9 (7.76%) IaaS
2 9 (7.76%) SaaS
3 6 (5.17%) Taleo
4 5 (4.31%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (1.72%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.86%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.86%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.72%) BGP
1 2 (1.72%) Firewall
1 2 (1.72%) LAN
1 2 (1.72%) Network Security
1 2 (1.72%) OSPF
1 2 (1.72%) WAN
2 1 (0.86%) DHCP
2 1 (0.86%) DNS
2 1 (0.86%) EIGRP
2 1 (0.86%) Ethernet
2 1 (0.86%) H.323
2 1 (0.86%) IPsec
2 1 (0.86%) MGCP
2 1 (0.86%) MPLS
2 1 (0.86%) RTP
2 1 (0.86%) SCCP
2 1 (0.86%) VLAN
2 1 (0.86%) VPLS
2 1 (0.86%) VPN
2 1 (0.86%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (46.55%) Hadoop
2 4 (3.45%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (2.59%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 1 (0.86%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (0.86%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.86%) Oracle Smart View
4 1 (0.86%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (2.59%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.72%) Cucumber
2 2 (1.72%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.72%) Hudson
2 2 (1.72%) JMeter
2 2 (1.72%) Selenium
3 1 (0.86%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 14 (12.07%) Finance
2 3 (2.59%) Retail
3 2 (1.72%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.86%) Advertising
4 1 (0.86%) Billing
4 1 (0.86%) Electronics
4 1 (0.86%) Law
4 1 (0.86%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.86%) Marketing
4 1 (0.86%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (11.21%) Oracle Fusion
2 3 (2.59%) Middleware
2 3 (2.59%) REST
3 2 (1.72%) Kafka
3 2 (1.72%) Web Services
4 1 (0.86%) .NET
4 1 (0.86%) 802.1X
4 1 (0.86%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (2.59%) CMDB
2 1 (0.86%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (0.86%) Data Centre
2 1 (0.86%) Graphic Design
2 1 (0.86%) Learning Management System
2 1 (0.86%) Management Information System
2 1 (0.86%) SCORM
2 1 (0.86%) User Experience
2 1 (0.86%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.86%) Linux
1 1 (0.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (0.86%) Windows
1 1 (0.86%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (49.14%) DevOps
2 47 (40.52%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (9.48%) ERP
4 8 (6.90%) Mentoring
4 8 (6.90%) Migration
5 5 (4.31%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (4.31%) Test Management
6 4 (3.45%) Data Conversion
6 4 (3.45%) Thought Leadership
7 3 (2.59%) Decision-Making
7 3 (2.59%) Deployment Automation
7 3 (2.59%) Open Source
7 3 (2.59%) Release Management
7 3 (2.59%) SOA
7 3 (2.59%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 3 (2.59%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (1.72%) Asset Management
8 2 (1.72%) E-Commerce
8 2 (1.72%) Logistics
8 2 (1.72%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 54 (46.55%) Groovy
2 6 (5.17%) Java
2 6 (5.17%) SQL
3 3 (2.59%) JavaScript
4 2 (1.72%) Ruby
5 1 (0.86%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.86%) Python
Qualifications
1 80 (68.97%) Security Cleared
2 23 (19.83%) SC Cleared
3 4 (3.45%) DV Cleared
4 3 (2.59%) CCNP
4 3 (2.59%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.86%) AWS Certification
5 1 (0.86%) CCNP Voice
5 1 (0.86%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.86%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.59%) GDPR
1 3 (2.59%) QA
2 1 (0.86%) PMO
System Software
1 57 (49.14%) Docker
2 2 (1.72%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.86%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.86%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.86%) XenApp
3 1 (0.86%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 56 (48.28%) Ansible
2 55 (47.41%) Kubernetes
2 55 (47.41%) Terraform
3 54 (46.55%) Opscode Chef
3 54 (46.55%) Puppet
4 1 (0.86%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (0.86%) Packer
Vendors
1 35 (30.17%) Oracle
2 7 (6.03%) Microsoft
3 3 (2.59%) Cisco
4 2 (1.72%) Adobe
4 2 (1.72%) IBM
4 2 (1.72%) MuleSoft
4 2 (1.72%) SaltStack
4 2 (1.72%) SAP
4 2 (1.72%) ServiceNow
4 2 (1.72%) VMware
5 1 (0.86%) Aruba
5 1 (0.86%) Citrix
5 1 (0.86%) Dell
5 1 (0.86%) EqualLogic
5 1 (0.86%) HP
5 1 (0.86%) Meraki
5 1 (0.86%) Palo Alto
5 1 (0.86%) ProCurve
5 1 (0.86%) Red Box
5 1 (0.86%) Ruckus Wireless