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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Consultant
Rank 31 29 17
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -12
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 10 13 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 3.52% 3.55% 5.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.79% 3.81% 5.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 12 8
Average daily rate £450 £425 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +14.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £392 £396 £362
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £545 £387
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £56.25 £24.75 £24.75
% change year-on-year
+127.27% -
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
264 341 169
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 92.96% 93.17% 95.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 215 212 94
Average daily rate £400 £430 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.97% +32.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £295 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 30 17
Average hourly rate £14.50 £16.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% +10.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.80 £8.83 £12.09
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.50 £19.10 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 10 February 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 33 (63.46%) Oracle
2 28 (53.85%) Siebel
3 27 (51.92%) Salesforce.com
4 19 (36.54%) CRM
5 8 (15.38%) SQL
5 8 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (13.46%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (11.54%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (9.62%) E-Commerce
8 5 (9.62%) ETL
8 5 (9.62%) Adobe
8 5 (9.62%) JavaScript
8 5 (9.62%) PHP
8 5 (9.62%) Web Development
8 5 (9.62%) Google
8 5 (9.62%) Pay per click
8 5 (9.62%) Marketing
8 5 (9.62%) SEO
8 5 (9.62%) Publishing
8 5 (9.62%) Open Source
8 5 (9.62%) Oracle Database 11g
8 5 (9.62%) Digital Marketing
8 5 (9.62%) Oracle BI EE
8 5 (9.62%) Oracle Database
8 5 (9.62%) Sass
8 5 (9.62%) LESS
8 5 (9.62%) Node.js
8 5 (9.62%) Adobe Analytics
9 4 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (7.69%) Kimball Methodology

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 (9.62%) Node.js
2 2 (3.85%) IIS
3 1 (1.92%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.92%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (1.92%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.92%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.62%) Adobe Analytics
2 2 (3.85%) IaaS
2 2 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.85%) Office 365
2 2 (3.85%) PaaS
3 1 (1.92%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.77%) Network Security
1 3 (5.77%) WAN
2 2 (3.85%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (3.85%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (3.85%) DHCP
2 2 (3.85%) DNS
2 2 (3.85%) Firewall
2 2 (3.85%) LAN
2 2 (3.85%) NX-OS
2 2 (3.85%) VPN
3 1 (1.92%) DMVPN
3 1 (1.92%) EIGRP
3 1 (1.92%) OSPF
3 1 (1.92%) SSL
3 1 (1.92%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.54%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (9.62%) Oracle BI EE
2 5 (9.62%) Oracle Database
2 5 (9.62%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (7.69%) Oracle Database 10g
3 4 (7.69%) Oracle OWB
4 2 (3.85%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.92%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.92%) OLAP
5 1 (1.92%) Power BI
5 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (9.62%) Marketing
1 5 (9.62%) Publishing
2 1 (1.92%) Finance
2 1 (1.92%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.62%) LESS
1 5 (9.62%) Sass
2 1 (1.92%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (3.85%) Data Centre
1 2 (3.85%) Visualisation
2 1 (1.92%) CESG
2 1 (1.92%) Fat Client
2 1 (1.92%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.92%) Thin Client
2 1 (1.92%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.77%) Windows
1 3 (5.77%) Windows Server
2 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (36.54%) CRM
2 8 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (13.46%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (9.62%) Digital Marketing
4 5 (9.62%) E-Commerce
4 5 (9.62%) ETL
4 5 (9.62%) Open Source
4 5 (9.62%) Pay per click
4 5 (9.62%) SEO
4 5 (9.62%) Web Development
5 4 (7.69%) Business Analysis
5 4 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (7.69%) Data Analysis
5 4 (7.69%) Data Architecture
5 4 (7.69%) Kimball Methodology
5 4 (7.69%) Performance Monitoring
5 4 (7.69%) Project Management
6 3 (5.77%) Release Management
7 2 (3.85%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (3.85%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 8 (15.38%) SQL
2 5 (9.62%) JavaScript
2 5 (9.62%) PHP
3 4 (7.69%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.92%) Java
4 1 (1.92%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (3.85%) CISSP
1 2 (3.85%) SC Cleared
1 2 (3.85%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.92%) CCDP
2 1 (1.92%) CCNA
2 1 (1.92%) CCNP
2 1 (1.92%) CCSA
2 1 (1.92%) CCSE
2 1 (1.92%) CCSP
2 1 (1.92%) CESG Certified Professional
2 1 (1.92%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.92%) HIPAA
1 1 (1.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (5.77%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.92%) ProxySG
2 1 (1.92%) XenApp
2 1 (1.92%) XenServer
Vendors
1 33 (63.46%) Oracle
2 28 (53.85%) Siebel
3 27 (51.92%) Salesforce.com
4 5 (9.62%) Adobe
4 5 (9.62%) Google
5 3 (5.77%) Tableau
6 2 (3.85%) Cisco
6 2 (3.85%) Microsoft
7 1 (1.92%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.92%) Citrix
7 1 (1.92%) Dell
7 1 (1.92%) F5
7 1 (1.92%) Fortinet
7 1 (1.92%) Informatica
7 1 (1.92%) Intel Security
7 1 (1.92%) Juniper
7 1 (1.92%) Nokia
7 1 (1.92%) SAP
7 1 (1.92%) TippingPoint
7 1 (1.92%) Tufin