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 3 May 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Consultant
Rank 34 36 17
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -19
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 4 13 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 1.48% 3.45% 6.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.54% 3.58% 6.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 12 11
Median daily rate £500 £438 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -7.89%
UK excluding London median daily rate £443 £450 £415
% change year-on-year
-1.66% +8.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £36.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+24.13% -9.37%
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
260 363 236
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 96.30% 96.29% 95.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 193 275 130
Median daily rate £375 £398 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.66% +30.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £230 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £530 £412
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 15 19
Median hourly rate £14.00 £30.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.33% +76.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.80 £12.49 £12.09
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £30.00 £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.28 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -

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 3 May 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 3 May 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 8 (57.14%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (42.86%) SQL
2 6 (42.86%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (42.86%) Oracle
3 5 (35.71%) ETL
3 5 (35.71%) Oracle Database 11g
3 5 (35.71%) Oracle BI EE
3 5 (35.71%) Oracle Database
4 4 (28.57%) Performance Monitoring
4 4 (28.57%) Kimball Methodology
4 4 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (28.57%) Data Architecture
4 4 (28.57%) Data Analysis
4 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (28.57%) Business Analysis
4 4 (28.57%) Oracle OWB
4 4 (28.57%) PL/SQL
4 4 (28.57%) Oracle Database 10g
4 4 (28.57%) Project Management
5 3 (21.43%) Release Management
5 3 (21.43%) Tableau
6 2 (14.29%) Node.js
6 2 (14.29%) Adobe Analytics
6 2 (14.29%) Digital Marketing
6 2 (14.29%) Open Source
6 2 (14.29%) Sass
6 2 (14.29%) LESS
6 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (14.29%) Marketing
6 2 (14.29%) Web Development

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 (14.29%) Node.js
2 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
2 1 (7.14%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Adobe Analytics
2 1 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (7.14%) Boomi
2 1 (7.14%) IaaS
2 1 (7.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (7.14%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (7.14%) DMVPN
1 1 (7.14%) EIGRP
1 1 (7.14%) Firewall
1 1 (7.14%) NX-OS
1 1 (7.14%) OSPF
1 1 (7.14%) VPN
1 1 (7.14%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (42.86%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (35.71%) Oracle BI EE
2 5 (35.71%) Oracle Database
2 5 (35.71%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (28.57%) Oracle Database 10g
3 4 (28.57%) Oracle OWB
4 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
5 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 1 (7.14%) OLAP
5 1 (7.14%) Power BI
5 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (14.29%) Marketing
1 2 (14.29%) Publishing
2 1 (7.14%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) LESS
1 2 (14.29%) Sass
2 1 (7.14%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.14%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (35.71%) ETL
3 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (28.57%) Business Analysis
3 4 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (28.57%) Data Analysis
3 4 (28.57%) Data Architecture
3 4 (28.57%) Kimball Methodology
3 4 (28.57%) Performance Monitoring
3 4 (28.57%) Project Management
4 3 (21.43%) Release Management
5 2 (14.29%) Digital Marketing
5 2 (14.29%) E-Commerce
5 2 (14.29%) Migration
5 2 (14.29%) Open Source
5 2 (14.29%) Pay per click
5 2 (14.29%) SEO
5 2 (14.29%) Web Development
6 1 (7.14%) CRM
6 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) SQL
2 4 (28.57%) PL/SQL
3 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 2 (14.29%) PHP
4 1 (7.14%) Java
4 1 (7.14%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Oracle
2 3 (21.43%) Tableau
3 2 (14.29%) Adobe
3 2 (14.29%) Google
3 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 1 (7.14%) Alteryx
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco
4 1 (7.14%) Dell
4 1 (7.14%) Informatica
4 1 (7.14%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (7.14%) Siebel