The table below looks at the statistics for the Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the Banbury region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Consultant
Rank 3 6 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 6 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Banbury 28.57% 15.00% -
As % of the Job Titles category 28.57% 15.79% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 0
Average daily rate £364 £450 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.11% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £440 £425
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £36.25 £41.50
% change year-on-year
+24.13% -12.65%
Consultant
Oxfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Banbury region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Banbury
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
21 19 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Banbury 100.00% 95.00% 95.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 14 8
Average daily rate £365 £450 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.88% +28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £238 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £11.22
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Banbury

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Consultant in the job title across the Banbury region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Banbury

Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Banbury

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Consultant across the Banbury region.

Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Banbury

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Banbury

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Banbury region that cited Consultant in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Consultant in their job title.

1 5 (83.33%) Finance
2 4 (66.67%) Banking
3 3 (50.00%) Network Design
3 3 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (50.00%) Mainframe
3 3 (50.00%) Firewall
3 3 (50.00%) Workflow
3 3 (50.00%) Storage Virtualisation
4 2 (33.33%) VMware
4 2 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
4 2 (33.33%) SCCM
4 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (33.33%) Windows
4 2 (33.33%) MCSE
4 2 (33.33%) Cisco
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (33.33%) CCNA
4 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 2 (33.33%) Citrix
4 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (33.33%) CheckPoint
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
5 1 (16.67%) CRM
5 1 (16.67%) SharePoint

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Banbury by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Banbury region that cited Consultant in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
1 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
1 1 (16.67%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) Firewall
1 3 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2014
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 5 (83.33%) Finance
2 4 (66.67%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
1 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
1 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Network Design
1 3 (50.00%) Storage Virtualisation
1 3 (50.00%) Workflow
2 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (16.67%) CRM
2 1 (16.67%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) C#
1 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
1 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) CCNA
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (33.33%) MCSE
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V
1 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (16.67%) vSphere
2 1 (16.67%) XenApp
2 1 (16.67%) XenDesktop
2 1 (16.67%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) CheckPoint
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco
1 2 (33.33%) Citrix
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 2 (33.33%) VMware