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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Consultant
Rank 41 40 10
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -30
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 6 8 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 2.01% 2.27% 9.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.06% 2.31% 9.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 12
Median daily rate £413 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £288 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £670 £658
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £433 £423
% change year-on-year
+4.04% +2.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £52.16 £42.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+24.17% +40.00%
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
291 347 234
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 97.65% 98.58% 97.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 212 268 116
Median daily rate £375 £403 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.83% +18.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £200 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.75% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 16 27
Median hourly rate £11.50 £17.16 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.99% +0.95%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

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
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 1 July 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 4 (36.36%) Migration
2 3 (27.27%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (18.18%) HTML
3 2 (18.18%) SQL
3 2 (18.18%) Oracle
3 2 (18.18%) CSS
3 2 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (18.18%) ETL
3 2 (18.18%) W3C
3 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (18.18%) Oracle BI EE
3 2 (18.18%) SaaS
3 2 (18.18%) OmniGraffle
3 2 (18.18%) Axure RP
3 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database
3 2 (18.18%) User Experience
3 2 (18.18%) Web Accessibility
3 2 (18.18%) Wireframes
4 1 (9.09%) vRealize
4 1 (9.09%) Boomi
4 1 (9.09%) Dashboard Development
4 1 (9.09%) Tableau
4 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (9.09%) Process Improvement
4 1 (9.09%) Office 365
4 1 (9.09%) IaaS
4 1 (9.09%) Kimball Methodology
4 1 (9.09%) Alteryx
4 1 (9.09%) Data Transformation

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:

Applications
1 2 (18.18%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 3 (27.27%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (18.18%) SaaS
3 1 (9.09%) Boomi
3 1 (9.09%) IaaS
3 1 (9.09%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle BI EE
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle OWB
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Axure RP
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) CSS
1 2 (18.18%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) User Experience
1 2 (18.18%) W3C
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Migration
2 3 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (18.18%) ETL
3 2 (18.18%) Web Accessibility
3 2 (18.18%) Wireframes
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (9.09%) Asset Management
4 1 (9.09%) Business Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (9.09%) Dashboard Development
4 1 (9.09%) Data Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) Data Architecture
4 1 (9.09%) Data Management
4 1 (9.09%) Data Transformation
4 1 (9.09%) Kimball Methodology
4 1 (9.09%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (9.09%) Process Improvement
4 1 (9.09%) Project Management
4 1 (9.09%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) Java
2 1 (9.09%) PL/SQL
2 1 (9.09%) T-SQL
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) vRealize
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle
2 1 (9.09%) Alteryx
2 1 (9.09%) Dell
2 1 (9.09%) Informatica
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) Tableau