Period
to 20 November 2018

The median contractor rate for a Consultant was £525 per day in advertised job vacancies in South London during the 6 months to 20 November 2018.

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
20 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 47 58 36
Rank change year-on-year +11 -22 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 118 67 59
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South London 6.30% 4.47% 5.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.56% 4.65% 6.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 44 28
South London median daily rate £525 £550 £498
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.55% +10.55% +13.71%
10th Percentile £405 £425 £425
90th Percentile £645 £650 £588
London median daily rate £524 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +4.75% +5.26% +2.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South London median hourly rate - - -
London median hourly rate £40.00 £44.68 £57.00
% change year-on-year -10.47% -21.61% -5.00%

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 1,799 1,440 965
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.00% 96.00% 94.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,409 998 651
South London median daily rate £500 £488 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +14.71% +13.33%
10th Percentile £325 £299 £238
90th Percentile £625 £650 £575
London median daily rate £500 £493 £460
% change year-on-year +1.52% +7.07% +2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 60 41
South London median hourly rate £40.00 £41.42 £21.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.42% +95.35% +7.38%
10th Percentile £18.50 £13.00 £12.25
90th Percentile £88.88 £50.00 £50.00
London median hourly rate £19.50 £20.50 £19.62
% change year-on-year -4.88% +4.51% +3.24%

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 20 November 2018.

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 20 November 2018. 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 84 £525 -4.55% 2
Bromley -3 15 £480 -4.00% 5
Merton - 3 £550 -
Kingston Upon Thames +20 2 - -
Sutton - 1 £650 - 1
Consultant
London

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

For the 6 months to 20 November 2018, 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 79 (66.95%) Security Cleared
2 62 (52.54%) DevOps
3 61 (51.69%) Docker
4 59 (50.00%) Kubernetes
4 59 (50.00%) Ansible
5 58 (49.15%) Terraform
6 57 (48.31%) Puppet
7 56 (47.46%) Hadoop
7 56 (47.46%) Agile Software Development
8 55 (46.61%) Groovy
8 55 (46.61%) Opscode Chef
9 21 (17.80%) SC Cleared
10 19 (16.10%) Oracle
11 13 (11.02%) Oracle Fusion
12 10 (8.47%) Amazon AWS
13 9 (7.63%) Java
13 9 (7.63%) Microsoft
13 9 (7.63%) Finance
14 8 (6.78%) GDPR
15 7 (5.93%) ERP
15 7 (5.93%) Migration
15 7 (5.93%) Jenkins
15 7 (5.93%) Microsoft Azure
15 7 (5.93%) ServiceNow
15 7 (5.93%) Mentoring
16 6 (5.08%) Git (software)
16 6 (5.08%) Taleo
16 6 (5.08%) Acceptance Criteria
17 5 (4.24%) E-Commerce
17 5 (4.24%) DNS

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 (2.54%) JBoss
2 2 (1.69%) Anypoint
2 2 (1.69%) Mule
3 1 (0.85%) nginx
3 1 (0.85%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (0.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (0.85%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.85%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (1.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (3.39%) Oracle Financials
1 4 (3.39%) Oracle Payroll
2 1 (0.85%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.85%) Oracle Assets
2 1 (0.85%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.85%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (0.85%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (0.85%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 10 (8.47%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (5.93%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (5.08%) Taleo
4 2 (1.69%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.69%) IaaS
4 2 (1.69%) PaaS
5 1 (0.85%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (0.85%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.85%) Apigee
5 1 (0.85%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.85%) CloudFront
5 1 (0.85%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (0.85%) Logentries
5 1 (0.85%) Office 365
5 1 (0.85%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.24%) DNS
1 5 (4.24%) Unified Communications
2 4 (3.39%) Firewall
3 2 (1.69%) BGP
3 2 (1.69%) DHCP
3 2 (1.69%) Ethernet
3 2 (1.69%) H.323
3 2 (1.69%) MGCP
3 2 (1.69%) OSPF
3 2 (1.69%) RTP
3 2 (1.69%) SCCP
4 1 (0.85%) LAN
4 1 (0.85%) Network Security
4 1 (0.85%) Software-Defined Networking
4 1 (0.85%) SSL
4 1 (0.85%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.85%) VSAN
4 1 (0.85%) WAN
4 1 (0.85%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (47.46%) Hadoop
2 4 (3.39%) SQL Server
3 3 (2.54%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (1.69%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (1.69%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.69%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.85%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (0.85%) MySQL
5 1 (0.85%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 7 (5.93%) Jenkins
2 6 (5.08%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.69%) Bitbucket
3 2 (1.69%) Cucumber
3 2 (1.69%) Hudson
3 2 (1.69%) JMeter
3 2 (1.69%) Selenium
3 2 (1.69%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.69%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.69%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (0.85%) Artifactory
4 1 (0.85%) Gradle
4 1 (0.85%) gulp
4 1 (0.85%) JIRA
4 1 (0.85%) Karma Test Runner
4 1 (0.85%) Liquibase
4 1 (0.85%) Mocha
4 1 (0.85%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (0.85%) WebLogic Workshop
4 1 (0.85%) webpack
General
1 9 (7.63%) Finance
2 4 (3.39%) Retail
3 3 (2.54%) Marketing
4 1 (0.85%) Advertising
4 1 (0.85%) Electronics
4 1 (0.85%) Law
4 1 (0.85%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.85%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (11.02%) Oracle Fusion
2 4 (3.39%) REST
3 3 (2.54%) Kafka
3 3 (2.54%) Middleware
3 3 (2.54%) Web Services
4 2 (1.69%) JSON
4 2 (1.69%) SOAP
5 1 (0.85%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (0.85%) AngularJS
5 1 (0.85%) Chai
5 1 (0.85%) CSS3
5 1 (0.85%) Elastic Stack
5 1 (0.85%) Express
5 1 (0.85%) HTML5
5 1 (0.85%) LEMP Stack
5 1 (0.85%) Node.js
5 1 (0.85%) React
5 1 (0.85%) Sass
5 1 (0.85%) Spring
5 1 (0.85%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 4 (3.39%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (2.54%) CMDB
3 2 (1.69%) Data Centre
3 2 (1.69%) Learning Management System
3 2 (1.69%) Social Media
3 2 (1.69%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (0.85%) e-Learning
4 1 (0.85%) Graphic Design
4 1 (0.85%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.85%) Private Cloud
4 1 (0.85%) SCORM
4 1 (0.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.54%) Windows
2 2 (1.69%) Linux
2 2 (1.69%) Unix
2 2 (1.69%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (52.54%) DevOps
2 56 (47.46%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (5.93%) ERP
3 7 (5.93%) Mentoring
3 7 (5.93%) Migration
4 6 (5.08%) Acceptance Criteria
5 5 (4.24%) E-Commerce
5 5 (4.24%) Test Management
6 4 (3.39%) Data Conversion
6 4 (3.39%) Service Design
6 4 (3.39%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (2.54%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (2.54%) Decision-Making
7 3 (2.54%) Deployment Automation
7 3 (2.54%) Logistics
7 3 (2.54%) Open Source
7 3 (2.54%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 2 (1.69%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (1.69%) Test Automation
8 2 (1.69%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 55 (46.61%) Groovy
2 9 (7.63%) Java
3 5 (4.24%) JavaScript
4 3 (2.54%) PowerShell
4 3 (2.54%) Python
4 3 (2.54%) Ruby
4 3 (2.54%) SQL
5 1 (0.85%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.85%) ES6
Qualifications
1 79 (66.95%) Security Cleared
2 21 (17.80%) SC Cleared
3 4 (3.39%) DV Cleared
4 3 (2.54%) CCNP
4 3 (2.54%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.69%) CCNP Voice
6 1 (0.85%) AWS Certification
6 1 (0.85%) CESG Certified Professional
6 1 (0.85%) CISMP
6 1 (0.85%) CISSP
6 1 (0.85%) Degree
6 1 (0.85%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.78%) GDPR
2 2 (1.69%) QA
3 1 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.85%) PMO
System Software
1 61 (51.69%) Docker
2 3 (2.54%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.69%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.85%) VMware NSX
4 1 (0.85%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 59 (50.00%) Ansible
1 59 (50.00%) Kubernetes
2 58 (49.15%) Terraform
3 57 (48.31%) Puppet
4 55 (46.61%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (1.69%) Cisco UCCX
5 2 (1.69%) Packer
5 2 (1.69%) SCCM
5 2 (1.69%) SCOM
5 2 (1.69%) WSUS
6 1 (0.85%) Ambari
6 1 (0.85%) Grafana
6 1 (0.85%) HAProxy
6 1 (0.85%) Kibana
6 1 (0.85%) logstash
6 1 (0.85%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 19 (16.10%) Oracle
2 9 (7.63%) Microsoft
3 7 (5.93%) ServiceNow
4 3 (2.54%) Cisco
4 3 (2.54%) VMware
5 2 (1.69%) Adobe
5 2 (1.69%) IBM
5 2 (1.69%) MuleSoft
5 2 (1.69%) Red Box
5 2 (1.69%) SaltStack
5 2 (1.69%) SAP
6 1 (0.85%) Progress
6 1 (0.85%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.85%) Sun