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 18 September 2014 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 11 11 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 4 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Banbury 8.70% 3.57% -
As % of the Job Titles category 9.30% 3.57% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
Average daily rate
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£475 £360 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.94% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £30.00 £36.75
% change year-on-year
-8.33% -18.36%
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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
43 28 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Banbury 93.48% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 26 3
Average daily rate £375 £360 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -18.18%
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 19 Related IT Skills in Banbury

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Migration
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) F5
2 2 (40.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (20.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (20.00%) UNIX
3 1 (20.00%) AIX
3 1 (20.00%) WAN
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) Citrix
3 1 (20.00%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (20.00%) Middleware
3 1 (20.00%) WebSphere
3 1 (20.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (20.00%) XenApp
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 7

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Top Related IT Skills in Banbury by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 (20.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (20.00%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (20.00%) WAN
General
1 4 (80.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) WebSphere MQ
1 1 (20.00%) Middleware
1 1 (20.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) AIX
2 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (20.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (20.00%) XenApp
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) F5
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Citrix