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 11 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 10 8 14
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 21 25 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 9.95% 11.68% 9.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.40% 12.08% 9.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 24 23
Average daily rate
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£400 £380 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -13.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £340 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £613 £548
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
-2.35% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.00 £26.25 £32.75
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -19.84%
Job Titles Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
202 207 296
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 95.73% 96.73% 98.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 125 166
Average daily rate £350 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £190 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 13 40
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 £13.50 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £15.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.47 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -2.94%
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 11 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 11 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 (32.35%) MS Excel
2 9 (26.47%) Migration
3 8 (23.53%) Microsoft
4 7 (20.59%) CRM
5 6 (17.65%) Dynamics CRM
6 5 (14.71%) SAP
7 4 (11.76%) JavaScript
7 4 (11.76%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (11.76%) Asset Management
8 3 (8.82%) Big Data
8 3 (8.82%) Data Analytics
8 3 (8.82%) Analytics
8 3 (8.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (8.82%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (8.82%) Lotus
8 3 (8.82%) Service Delivery
8 3 (8.82%) Windows
8 3 (8.82%) .NET
8 3 (8.82%) MS Exchange
9 2 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (5.88%) Cognos
9 2 (5.88%) MVC
9 2 (5.88%) WebSphere
9 2 (5.88%) Data Migration
9 2 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (5.88%) SAP SRM
10 1 (2.94%) Oracle EBS R12
10 1 (2.94%) SAP MRS
10 1 (2.94%) SAP HANA
10 1 (2.94%) FMCG

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 11 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 (8.82%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.88%) WebSphere
Applications
1 11 (32.35%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (17.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (5.88%) SAP SRM
3 1 (2.94%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (2.94%) SAP MRS
3 1 (2.94%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (2.94%) SAP PS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 3 (8.82%) Big Data
2 2 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.94%) SAP HANA
3 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.94%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (2.94%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Visual Studio
1 1 (2.94%) Axure RP
General
1 1 (2.94%) Finance
1 1 (2.94%) Retail
1 1 (2.94%) Billing
1 1 (2.94%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.82%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.94%) NHS
1 1 (2.94%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.82%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (26.47%) Migration
2 7 (20.59%) CRM
3 4 (11.76%) Asset Management
4 3 (8.82%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (8.82%) Data Analytics
4 3 (8.82%) Analytics
4 3 (8.82%) Service Delivery
5 2 (5.88%) MVC
5 2 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (5.88%) Data Migration
6 1 (2.94%) Business Process Mapping
6 1 (2.94%) Logistics
6 1 (2.94%) Supply Chain Management
6 1 (2.94%) Workflow
6 1 (2.94%) Contact Management
6 1 (2.94%) Validation
6 1 (2.94%) Regression Testing
6 1 (2.94%) GAP Analysis
6 1 (2.94%) ERP
6 1 (2.94%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.76%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.94%) PL/SQL
2 1 (2.94%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.94%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) SLA
Vendors
1 8 (23.53%) Microsoft
2 5 (14.71%) SAP
3 4 (11.76%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (8.82%) Lotus
5 2 (5.88%) Cognos
6 1 (2.94%) Siebel
6 1 (2.94%) Oracle
6 1 (2.94%) Business Objects
6 1 (2.94%) Cerner
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