The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Oxford region that had Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 4 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Consultant
Rank 35 13 26
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +13
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 14 31 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 3.98% 10.62% 5.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.07% 11.19% 5.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 29 19
Median daily rate £450 £450 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £390 £393
10% offered a daily rate of more than £571 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £438
% change year-on-year
- +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £23.19 £27.50 £19.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.67% +41.89%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £42.00 £27.25
% change year-on-year
-66.66% +54.12%
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 Oxford 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
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
344 277 412
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 97.73% 94.86% 94.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 263 215 284
Median daily rate £440 £425 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.52% -10.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £170 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.76% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 17 32
Median hourly rate £20.00 £27.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.27% +96.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £8.40 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.19 £55.00 £19.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.71
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +8.21%

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Oxford region that featured Consultant in the job title.

Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Consultant across the Oxford region over the 3 months to 4 December 2016.

Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Consultant across the Oxford region.

Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 4 December 2016, Consultant contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Oxford region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 10 (35.71%) Migration
2 6 (21.43%) Oracle
2 6 (21.43%) Degree
3 5 (17.86%) Data Analysis
3 5 (17.86%) Oracle EBS R12
3 5 (17.86%) SQL
3 5 (17.86%) CSS
3 5 (17.86%) Windows
3 5 (17.86%) ERP
4 4 (14.29%) MS Excel
4 4 (14.29%) MS Office
4 4 (14.29%) Java
4 4 (14.29%) Finance
4 4 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (14.29%) Oracle TCA
4 4 (14.29%) Windows Server
4 4 (14.29%) Order to Cash
4 4 (14.29%) User Experience
5 3 (10.71%) Wireframes
5 3 (10.71%) Office 365
5 3 (10.71%) Oracle Receivables
5 3 (10.71%) NoSQL
5 3 (10.71%) Data Migration
5 3 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (10.71%) JavaScript
5 3 (10.71%) HTML
5 3 (10.71%) Microsoft
5 3 (10.71%) Data Modelling
6 2 (7.14%) W3C
6 2 (7.14%) ETL

Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford 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 2 (7.14%) CMS
2 1 (3.57%) Apache
2 1 (3.57%) Apache ServiceMix
2 1 (3.57%) Drupal
2 1 (3.57%) Joomla!
2 1 (3.57%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (3.57%) Umbraco
2 1 (3.57%) WebLogic
2 1 (3.57%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (14.29%) MS Excel
1 4 (14.29%) MS Office
2 2 (7.14%) OmniGraffle
3 1 (3.57%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (3.57%) MS Visio
3 1 (3.57%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (17.86%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (14.29%) Oracle TCA
3 3 (10.71%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (3.57%) SAP CS
4 1 (3.57%) SAP MM
4 1 (3.57%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (10.71%) Office 365
3 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (3.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.14%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (3.57%) DHCP
2 1 (3.57%) DNS
2 1 (3.57%) Kerberos
2 1 (3.57%) LAN
2 1 (3.57%) LDAP
2 1 (3.57%) SSL
2 1 (3.57%) VLAN
2 1 (3.57%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.71%) NoSQL
2 1 (3.57%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 1 (3.57%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (3.57%) Couchbase
2 1 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.57%) MongoDB
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Axure RP
2 1 (3.57%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 4 (14.29%) Finance
2 2 (7.14%) Publishing
3 1 (3.57%) French Language
3 1 (3.57%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.86%) CSS
2 3 (10.71%) HTML
3 2 (7.14%) .NET
4 1 (3.57%) .NET Framework
4 1 (3.57%) Apache Camel
4 1 (3.57%) CSS3
4 1 (3.57%) Node.js
4 1 (3.57%) OAuth
4 1 (3.57%) React Native
4 1 (3.57%) REST
4 1 (3.57%) RESTful
4 1 (3.57%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (3.57%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) User Experience
2 2 (7.14%) W3C
3 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.57%) BYOD
3 1 (3.57%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.57%) Data Integration
3 1 (3.57%) e-Learning
3 1 (3.57%) Learning Management System
3 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.57%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.57%) PKI
3 1 (3.57%) Social Network
3 1 (3.57%) Virtual Team
3 1 (3.57%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.86%) Windows
2 4 (14.29%) Windows Server
3 1 (3.57%) Mac OS X
3 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (35.71%) Migration
2 5 (17.86%) Data Analysis
2 5 (17.86%) ERP
3 4 (14.29%) Order to Cash
4 3 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (10.71%) Data Migration
4 3 (10.71%) Data Modelling
4 3 (10.71%) Wireframes
5 2 (7.14%) ETL
5 2 (7.14%) Scrum
5 2 (7.14%) SDLC
5 2 (7.14%) Web Accessibility
6 1 (3.57%) API Design
6 1 (3.57%) Critical Success Factor
6 1 (3.57%) DevOps
6 1 (3.57%) Email Filtering
6 1 (3.57%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (3.57%) Patch Management
6 1 (3.57%) Service Design
6 1 (3.57%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 5 (17.86%) SQL
2 4 (14.29%) Java
3 3 (10.71%) JavaScript
4 2 (7.14%) C#
5 1 (3.57%) PowerShell
5 1 (3.57%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (21.43%) Degree
2 1 (3.57%) ISEB
2 1 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (3.57%) MCSE
2 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.57%) BitLocker
1 1 (3.57%) Hyper-V
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (3.57%) Virtual Desktop
1 1 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) SCCM
1 1 (3.57%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (21.43%) Oracle
2 3 (10.71%) Microsoft
3 2 (7.14%) Cisco
3 2 (7.14%) SAP
3 2 (7.14%) VMware
4 1 (3.57%) Citrix
4 1 (3.57%) F5
4 1 (3.57%) Sitecore
4 1 (3.57%) Talend
4 1 (3.57%) Xamarin