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 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Consultant
Oxfordshire / Oxford
Rank 31 31 28
Rank change year-on-year
0 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 9 13 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 2.79% 4.53% 4.01%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.85% 4.81% 4.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 10 12
Median daily rate £450 £433 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.04% +0.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £400 £396
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £450 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £438 £435
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.57%
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 £45.00 £46.00 £24.75
% change year-on-year
-2.17% +85.85%

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
316 270 345
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 97.83% 94.08% 92.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 236 227 203
Median daily rate £450 £400 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -15.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £145 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.28% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 11 25
Median hourly rate £17.43 £16.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.93% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £8.80 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.24 £75.50 £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.08
% change year-on-year
- +8.83%

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 19 January 2017.

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 19 January 2017, 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 7 (28.00%) Migration
2 6 (24.00%) Oracle
3 5 (20.00%) SQL
3 5 (20.00%) MS Excel
3 5 (20.00%) ERP
3 5 (20.00%) Finance
3 5 (20.00%) Data Analysis
3 5 (20.00%) Degree
3 5 (20.00%) Oracle EBS R12
4 4 (16.00%) NoSQL
4 4 (16.00%) MS Office
4 4 (16.00%) Windows
4 4 (16.00%) Windows Server
4 4 (16.00%) Order to Cash
4 4 (16.00%) Oracle TCA
5 3 (12.00%) Oracle Receivables
5 3 (12.00%) SAP
5 3 (12.00%) Java
5 3 (12.00%) JavaScript
5 3 (12.00%) Data Modelling
5 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (12.00%) Data Migration
6 2 (8.00%) Publishing
6 2 (8.00%) Logistics
6 2 (8.00%) CMS
6 2 (8.00%) Scrum
6 2 (8.00%) VMware
6 2 (8.00%) Service Delivery

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 (8.00%) CMS
2 1 (4.00%) Apache
2 1 (4.00%) Apache ServiceMix
2 1 (4.00%) Drupal
2 1 (4.00%) Joomla!
2 1 (4.00%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (4.00%) Umbraco
2 1 (4.00%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (16.00%) MS Office
3 1 (4.00%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (4.00%) MS Visio
3 1 (4.00%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (20.00%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (16.00%) Oracle TCA
3 3 (12.00%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (4.00%) SAP CS
4 1 (4.00%) SAP EWM
4 1 (4.00%) SAP MM
4 1 (4.00%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (8.00%) Office 365
3 1 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (4.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (4.00%) DHCP
2 1 (4.00%) DNS
2 1 (4.00%) Kerberos
2 1 (4.00%) LAN
2 1 (4.00%) LDAP
2 1 (4.00%) SSL
2 1 (4.00%) VLAN
2 1 (4.00%) VPN
2 1 (4.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (4.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 1 (4.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (4.00%) Couchbase
2 1 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (4.00%) MySQL
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 5 (20.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Publishing
3 1 (4.00%) French Language
3 1 (4.00%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.00%) .NET
1 2 (8.00%) CSS
2 1 (4.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (4.00%) Apache Camel
2 1 (4.00%) Node.js
2 1 (4.00%) OAuth
2 1 (4.00%) React Native
2 1 (4.00%) REST
2 1 (4.00%) RESTful
2 1 (4.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (4.00%) SAP ALE
2 1 (4.00%) SAP Smart Forms
2 1 (4.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) User Experience
2 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.00%) BYOD
2 1 (4.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.00%) Data Integration
2 1 (4.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.00%) PKI
2 1 (4.00%) Social Network
2 1 (4.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.00%) Windows
1 4 (16.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (4.00%) Mac OS X
2 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (28.00%) Migration
2 5 (20.00%) Data Analysis
2 5 (20.00%) ERP
3 4 (16.00%) Order to Cash
4 3 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (12.00%) Data Migration
4 3 (12.00%) Data Modelling
5 2 (8.00%) ETL
5 2 (8.00%) Logistics
5 2 (8.00%) Scrum
5 2 (8.00%) SDLC
5 2 (8.00%) Service Delivery
6 1 (4.00%) Business Analysis
6 1 (4.00%) Change Management
6 1 (4.00%) Data Security
6 1 (4.00%) Incident Management
6 1 (4.00%) ITIL
6 1 (4.00%) OO
6 1 (4.00%) Software Engineering
6 1 (4.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.00%) SQL
2 3 (12.00%) Java
2 3 (12.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (8.00%) C#
4 1 (4.00%) ABAP
4 1 (4.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (4.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (4.00%) ISEB
2 1 (4.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (4.00%) MCSE
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.00%) BitLocker
1 1 (4.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (4.00%) Virtual Desktop
1 1 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) SCCM
1 1 (4.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (24.00%) Oracle
2 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (12.00%) SAP
3 2 (8.00%) Cisco
3 2 (8.00%) VMware
4 1 (4.00%) Citrix
4 1 (4.00%) F5
4 1 (4.00%) Sitecore
4 1 (4.00%) Talend
4 1 (4.00%) Workday
4 1 (4.00%) Xamarin