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 2 September 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 10 - 14
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 3 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Banbury 6.98% - 2.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.50% - 2.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Average daily rate
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£400 - £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £445 £425 £420
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.75 £25.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+35.00% -9.09%
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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
40 44 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Banbury 93.02% 95.65% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 29 39
Average daily rate £414 £375 £406
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £312 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £465 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £12.00 £12.30 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.43% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.24 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.41% -

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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

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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

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Banbury

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 (41.67%) Windows
1 5 (41.67%) Visual Studio
1 5 (41.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (33.33%) SQL
2 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (33.33%) Finance
3 3 (25.00%) Migration
3 3 (25.00%) T-SQL
3 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (16.67%) SCCM
5 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
5 1 (8.33%) UNIX
5 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (8.33%) WebSphere
5 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (8.33%) FirePass
5 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
5 1 (8.33%) Metadata Management
5 1 (8.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (8.33%) XenApp
5 1 (8.33%) XenDesktop
5 1 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (8.33%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (8.33%) F5
5 1 (8.33%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (8.33%) Microsoft App-V

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Top Related IT Skills in Banbury by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 (8.33%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (8.33%) WebSphere
1 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) FirePass
1 1 (8.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 4 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (41.67%) Visual Studio
1 5 (41.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (33.33%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Windows
2 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (8.33%) UNIX
3 1 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Migration
1 3 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (8.33%) Patch Management
2 1 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (8.33%) Metadata Management
2 1 (8.33%) Data Modelling
2 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
2 1 (8.33%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) SQL
2 3 (25.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
1 1 (8.33%) XenApp
1 1 (8.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) SCCM
2 1 (8.33%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (8.33%) Citrix
1 1 (8.33%) McAfee
1 1 (8.33%) F5