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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 2 8 15
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +7
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 11 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Banbury 26.83% 3.03% 1.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 30.56% 3.13% 1.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 0 1
Average daily rate
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£450 - £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £445 £425 £423
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +0.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £52.00 £29.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+79.31% +5.45%
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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
36 32 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Banbury 87.80% 96.97% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 19 54
Average daily rate £450 £375 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -9.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £330 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £470 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £12.50 £12.30 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.62% -62.15%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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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 31 July 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 6 (42.86%) SQL
1 6 (42.86%) SQL Server
1 6 (42.86%) Windows
2 5 (35.71%) Visual Studio
2 5 (35.71%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (35.71%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (28.57%) Finance
3 4 (28.57%) Migration
3 4 (28.57%) SCCM
4 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (21.43%) T-SQL
4 3 (21.43%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (14.29%) Data Security
5 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
5 2 (14.29%) Banking
6 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (7.14%) UNIX
6 1 (7.14%) VMware
6 1 (7.14%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (7.14%) WebSphere
6 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (7.14%) FirePass
6 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (7.14%) SCOM
6 1 (7.14%) Performance Management
6 1 (7.14%) PowerShell

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Banbury by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (7.14%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (7.14%) MS Exchange
1 1 (7.14%) WebSphere
1 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2007
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) FirePass
1 1 (7.14%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 5 (35.71%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (35.71%) Visual Studio
1 5 (35.71%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (28.57%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 6 (42.86%) Windows
2 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (7.14%) Data ONTAP
3 1 (7.14%) Linux
3 1 (7.14%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Migration
2 3 (21.43%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (14.29%) Data Security
4 1 (7.14%) Metadata Management
4 1 (7.14%) Patch Management
4 1 (7.14%) Performance Management
4 1 (7.14%) Data Modelling
4 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) SQL
2 3 (21.43%) T-SQL
3 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V
2 1 (7.14%) XenApp
2 1 (7.14%) XenDesktop
2 1 (7.14%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (28.57%) SCCM
2 1 (7.14%) SCOM
2 1 (7.14%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) HP
2 1 (7.14%) Citrix
2 1 (7.14%) NetApp
2 1 (7.14%) McAfee
2 1 (7.14%) VMware
2 1 (7.14%) F5