The table below looks at the statistics for the Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford 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 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 32 19 22
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 11 8 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 3.09% 4.62% 5.02%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.45% 4.88% 5.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 7 10
Average daily rate
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£420 £370 £419
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.51% -11.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £394 £368 £372
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £392 £508
UK excluding London average daily rate £430 £425 £413
% change year-on-year
+1.17% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-30.00% -6.66%
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
319 164 239
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 89.61% 94.80% 92.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 196 90 135
Average daily rate £438 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £235 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £479 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 15 23
Average hourly rate £15.75 £14.50 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.62% +31.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.66 £12.09 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £37.50 £17.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.21 £16.50 £17.56
% change year-on-year
-1.78% -6.03%

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

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

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 28 January 2015.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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 11 (39.29%) Oracle
2 10 (35.71%) ETL
3 9 (32.14%) SQL
4 8 (28.57%) Data Management
5 7 (25.00%) DataFlux
5 7 (25.00%) Web Services
6 6 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (17.86%) Oracle Database
7 5 (17.86%) SAS
8 4 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (14.29%) Middleware
8 4 (14.29%) CSS
8 4 (14.29%) Siebel
8 4 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (14.29%) HTML
8 4 (14.29%) Java
8 4 (14.29%) JavaScript
8 4 (14.29%) Oracle ADF
8 4 (14.29%) Analytics
8 4 (14.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 4 (14.29%) Business Analytics
8 4 (14.29%) Data Integration
8 4 (14.29%) SOA
8 4 (14.29%) Oracle Fusion
8 4 (14.29%) Pentaho
9 3 (10.71%) Finance
9 3 (10.71%) MS Excel
9 3 (10.71%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (7.14%) Publishing

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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 5 (17.86%) SAS
2 4 (14.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (7.14%) MS Exchange
3 2 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (10.71%) MS Excel
2 2 (7.14%) MS Project
3 1 (3.57%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (3.57%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle iProcurement
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.14%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.14%) SAN
1 2 (7.14%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.86%) Oracle Database
2 4 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (14.29%) Pentaho
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (3.57%) Selenium
General
1 3 (10.71%) Finance
2 2 (7.14%) Publishing
3 1 (3.57%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (3.57%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (25.00%) Web Services
2 4 (14.29%) Middleware
2 4 (14.29%) CSS
2 4 (14.29%) HTML
2 4 (14.29%) Oracle ADF
2 4 (14.29%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (3.57%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) Data Integration
2 2 (7.14%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.57%) Digital Media
3 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (7.14%) Windows
1 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (35.71%) ETL
2 8 (28.57%) Data Management
3 6 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (14.29%) Analytics
4 4 (14.29%) Business Analytics
4 4 (14.29%) SOA
5 2 (7.14%) EAI
5 2 (7.14%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (3.57%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (3.57%) Metadata Management
6 1 (3.57%) Build Automation
6 1 (3.57%) Kimball Methodology
6 1 (3.57%) CAFM
6 1 (3.57%) Information Management
6 1 (3.57%) Systems Analysis
6 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Data Management
6 1 (3.57%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (3.57%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (3.57%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 9 (32.14%) SQL
2 4 (14.29%) Java
2 4 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.57%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) QA
System Software
1 2 (7.14%) Active Directory
1 2 (7.14%) Terminal Server
1 2 (7.14%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) Backup Exec
1 2 (7.14%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (7.14%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 11 (39.29%) Oracle
2 7 (25.00%) DataFlux
3 4 (14.29%) Siebel
4 3 (10.71%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (7.14%) VMware
5 2 (7.14%) Symantec
5 2 (7.14%) Sophos
5 2 (7.14%) Microsoft
5 2 (7.14%) Citrix
5 2 (7.14%) Atlassian
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £425 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago