The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Oxford region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 10 15 13
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 22 18 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 10.43% 8.96% 8.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 11.00% 9.23% 8.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 17 20
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£388 £365 £451
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.16% -19.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £340 £334
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £452 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £424 £425
% change year-on-year
+0.29% -0.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £28.50 £32.75
% change year-on-year
-10.52% -12.97%
Job Titles Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
200 195 281
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 94.79% 97.01% 97.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 114 158
Average daily rate £350 £340 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £170 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £529
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 12 39
Average hourly rate £17.00 £15.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £13.41 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £15.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% -5.55%
Consultant
Oxfordshire

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 22 July 2014.

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 22 July 2014, 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 (31.43%) MS Excel
2 9 (25.71%) Migration
3 8 (22.86%) Microsoft
4 7 (20.00%) CRM
5 6 (17.14%) Dynamics CRM
6 5 (14.29%) SAP
7 4 (11.43%) JavaScript
7 4 (11.43%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (11.43%) Asset Management
8 3 (8.57%) .NET
8 3 (8.57%) Windows
8 3 (8.57%) MS Exchange
8 3 (8.57%) Lotus
8 3 (8.57%) Service Delivery
8 3 (8.57%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (8.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (8.57%) Big Data
8 3 (8.57%) Data Analytics
8 3 (8.57%) Analytics
9 2 (5.71%) Cognos
9 2 (5.71%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (5.71%) MVC
9 2 (5.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (5.71%) WebSphere
9 2 (5.71%) SAP SRM
9 2 (5.71%) Data Migration
9 2 (5.71%) Axure RP
10 1 (2.86%) PL/SQL
10 1 (2.86%) SQL
10 1 (2.86%) Oracle

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 3 (8.57%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.71%) WebSphere
Applications
1 11 (31.43%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (17.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (5.71%) SAP SRM
3 1 (2.86%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (2.86%) SAP MRS
3 1 (2.86%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (2.86%) SAP PS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 3 (8.57%) Big Data
2 2 (5.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.86%) SAP HANA
3 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.86%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (2.86%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Axure RP
2 1 (2.86%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (2.86%) Finance
1 1 (2.86%) Retail
1 1 (2.86%) Billing
1 1 (2.86%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.57%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.86%) NHS
1 1 (2.86%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (25.71%) Migration
2 7 (20.00%) CRM
3 4 (11.43%) Asset Management
4 3 (8.57%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (8.57%) Data Analytics
4 3 (8.57%) Analytics
4 3 (8.57%) Service Delivery
5 2 (5.71%) MVC
5 2 (5.71%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (5.71%) Data Migration
6 1 (2.86%) Business Process Mapping
6 1 (2.86%) Logistics
6 1 (2.86%) Supply Chain Management
6 1 (2.86%) Workflow
6 1 (2.86%) Contact Management
6 1 (2.86%) Validation
6 1 (2.86%) Regression Testing
6 1 (2.86%) GAP Analysis
6 1 (2.86%) ERP
6 1 (2.86%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.43%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.86%) PL/SQL
2 1 (2.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.86%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) SLA
Vendors
1 8 (22.86%) Microsoft
2 5 (14.29%) SAP
3 4 (11.43%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (8.57%) Lotus
5 2 (5.71%) Cognos
6 1 (2.86%) Siebel
6 1 (2.86%) Oracle
6 1 (2.86%) Business Objects
6 1 (2.86%) Cerner
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