Period
to 16 October 2019

The median contractor rate for a Consultant was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in South London during the 6 months to 16 October 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
16 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 63 48 68
Rank change year-on-year -15 +20 -17
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 36 104 44
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South London 3.16% 5.48% 3.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.31% 5.71% 3.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 83 22
South London median daily rate £475 £525 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.52% - +5.00%
10th Percentile £356 £405 £419
90th Percentile £550 £588 £598
London median daily rate £500 £513 £488
% change year-on-year -2.44% +5.02% +2.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South London median hourly rate - - -
London median hourly rate £44.57 £39.50 £44.68
% change year-on-year +12.82% -11.59% -17.26%

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 1,089 1,822 1,226
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.53% 95.95% 96.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 832 1,391 835
South London median daily rate £475 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26% +12.09%
10th Percentile £313 £315 £288
90th Percentile £638 £625 £650
London median daily rate £500 £500 £488
% change year-on-year - +2.56% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 35 52
South London median hourly rate £38.56 £35.00 £43.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.16% -19.08% +121.79%
10th Percentile £16.18 £18.31 £13.05
90th Percentile £52.70 £47.83 £52.25
London median hourly rate £21.00 £19.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year +10.53% -7.32% +7.72%

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 16 October 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 16 October 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
Bromley +16 16 £525 -4.55% 1
Croydon -15 10 £450 -14.29% 2
Merton +1 3 £460 -16.36%
Sutton - 3 £425 -
Kingston Upon Thames +5 2 £425 +13.33% 1
Consultant
London

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

For the 6 months to 16 October 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 11 (30.56%) Azure
2 10 (27.78%) AWS
3 9 (25.00%) Greenfield Project
4 8 (22.22%) Microsoft
5 7 (19.44%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (19.44%) Security Cleared
6 6 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (16.67%) Migration
6 6 (16.67%) VMware
6 6 (16.67%) GDPR
7 5 (13.89%) Data Loss Prevention
7 5 (13.89%) Data Strategy
7 5 (13.89%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (13.89%) Windows
7 5 (13.89%) Linux
7 5 (13.89%) Informatica
7 5 (13.89%) Data Protection
7 5 (13.89%) Security Testing
7 5 (13.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 5 (13.89%) Data Governance
7 5 (13.89%) Metadata Management
8 4 (11.11%) Cybersecurity
8 4 (11.11%) OWASP
8 4 (11.11%) DevOps
8 4 (11.11%) Kalman Filter
8 4 (11.11%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (11.11%) Identity Management
8 4 (11.11%) Finance
8 4 (11.11%) Risk Assessment
8 4 (11.11%) Information Security

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 (8.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.78%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (2.78%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 11 (30.56%) Azure
2 10 (27.78%) AWS
3 4 (11.11%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Flow
4 3 (8.33%) Office 365
4 3 (8.33%) Power Platform
4 3 (8.33%) ShareGate
5 2 (5.56%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (5.56%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (2.78%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (2.78%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (2.78%) Amazon S3
6 1 (2.78%) GitHub
6 1 (2.78%) OpenShift
6 1 (2.78%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.33%) Firewall
2 1 (2.78%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.56%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.78%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.78%) MSI
General
1 4 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (2.78%) Banking
2 1 (2.78%) Public Sector
2 1 (2.78%) Retail
2 1 (2.78%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.78%) JSON
1 1 (2.78%) Middleware
1 1 (2.78%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 9 (25.00%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (11.11%) Cloud Native
3 1 (2.78%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.78%) iSeries
3 1 (2.78%) Replication
3 1 (2.78%) Robotics
3 1 (2.78%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.89%) Linux
1 5 (13.89%) Windows
2 1 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (2.78%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (19.44%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (16.67%) Migration
3 5 (13.89%) Data Governance
3 5 (13.89%) Data Loss Prevention
3 5 (13.89%) Data Protection
3 5 (13.89%) Data Strategy
3 5 (13.89%) Metadata Management
3 5 (13.89%) Security Testing
3 5 (13.89%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (11.11%) Cybersecurity
4 4 (11.11%) DevOps
4 4 (11.11%) Identity Access Management
4 4 (11.11%) Identity Management
4 4 (11.11%) Information Security
4 4 (11.11%) Kalman Filter
4 4 (11.11%) OWASP
4 4 (11.11%) Risk Assessment
5 3 (8.33%) Information Management
5 3 (8.33%) Time Management
5 3 (8.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.78%) Go
1 1 (2.78%) JavaScript
1 1 (2.78%) Python
1 1 (2.78%) SQL
1 1 (2.78%) VB
1 1 (2.78%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (19.44%) Security Cleared
2 3 (8.33%) CCNA
2 3 (8.33%) CISA
2 3 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (8.33%) CISM
2 3 (8.33%) CISSP
2 3 (8.33%) CRISC
2 3 (8.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.78%) AWS Certification
3 1 (2.78%) DBS Check
3 1 (2.78%) MCSA
3 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (16.67%) GDPR
2 5 (13.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.78%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (8.33%) Docker
3 1 (2.78%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.78%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.78%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (8.33%) Kubernetes
1 3 (8.33%) Puppet
1 3 (8.33%) Terraform
2 2 (5.56%) Ansible
3 1 (2.78%) HP Fortify
3 1 (2.78%) Nessus
3 1 (2.78%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 8 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 6 (16.67%) VMware
3 5 (13.89%) Informatica
4 3 (8.33%) Cisco
4 3 (8.33%) Citrix
4 3 (8.33%) Nintex
5 1 (2.78%) Dell
5 1 (2.78%) IBM
5 1 (2.78%) Micro Focus
5 1 (2.78%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (2.78%) UiPath
5 1 (2.78%) Veeam