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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 21 11 14
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 12 21 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 4.74% 10.29% 7.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.02% 10.61% 7.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 14 16
Average daily rate
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£450 £435 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +5.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £277 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £589 £540 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £22.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £30.00 £36.75
% change year-on-year
-8.33% -18.36%
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
239 198 225
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 94.47% 97.06% 95.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 103 128
Average daily rate £350 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £200 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £464 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 22 29
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 12 (32.43%) MS Excel
2 9 (24.32%) Microsoft
3 8 (21.62%) Migration
4 7 (18.92%) Salesforce.com
4 7 (18.92%) CRM
5 6 (16.22%) User Experience
5 6 (16.22%) Dynamics CRM
6 4 (10.81%) Analytics
6 4 (10.81%) Big Data
6 4 (10.81%) Windows
6 4 (10.81%) MS Exchange
6 4 (10.81%) JavaScript
6 4 (10.81%) Service Delivery
7 3 (8.11%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (8.11%) .NET
7 3 (8.11%) SAP
7 3 (8.11%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (8.11%) Lotus
7 3 (8.11%) Data Analytics
7 3 (8.11%) Asset Management
8 2 (5.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (5.41%) WebSphere
8 2 (5.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (5.41%) Degree
8 2 (5.41%) GitHub
8 2 (5.41%) Axure RP
8 2 (5.41%) Atlassian
8 2 (5.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (5.41%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (5.41%) Cognos

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 4 (10.81%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.41%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 12 (32.43%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.70%) MS Project
2 1 (2.70%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (16.22%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle iProcurement
2 1 (2.70%) SAP MRS
2 1 (2.70%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.41%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.70%) SAN
1 1 (2.70%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.81%) Big Data
2 2 (5.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (5.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (5.41%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (5.41%) SAP BW
3 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.70%) Data Mining
3 1 (2.70%) SAP BI
3 1 (2.70%) SAP HANA
3 1 (2.70%) Apache Hive
3 1 (2.70%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.70%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Axure RP
1 2 (5.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (2.70%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.70%) Selenium
General
1 2 (5.41%) Finance
2 1 (2.70%) Publishing
2 1 (2.70%) Banking
2 1 (2.70%) Retail
2 1 (2.70%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.11%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.22%) User Experience
2 1 (2.70%) Blackberry
2 1 (2.70%) Visualisation
2 1 (2.70%) Informatics
2 1 (2.70%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.70%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.81%) Windows
2 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (21.62%) Migration
2 7 (18.92%) CRM
3 4 (10.81%) Analytics
3 4 (10.81%) Service Delivery
4 3 (8.11%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (8.11%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (8.11%) Data Analytics
4 3 (8.11%) Asset Management
5 2 (5.41%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (5.41%) MVC
6 1 (2.70%) Workflow
6 1 (2.70%) Contact Management
6 1 (2.70%) Regression Testing
6 1 (2.70%) Validation
6 1 (2.70%) ERP
6 1 (2.70%) Project Management
6 1 (2.70%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (2.70%) Data Migration
6 1 (2.70%) Build Automation
6 1 (2.70%) Kimball Methodology
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.81%) JavaScript
2 2 (5.41%) SQL
3 1 (2.70%) Java
3 1 (2.70%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (5.41%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.70%) Terminal Server
1 1 (2.70%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.70%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (2.70%) Backup Exec
1 1 (2.70%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (2.70%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 9 (24.32%) Microsoft
2 7 (18.92%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (8.11%) SAP
3 3 (8.11%) Lotus
4 2 (5.41%) Atlassian
4 2 (5.41%) Cognos
4 2 (5.41%) Oracle
4 2 (5.41%) Business Objects
5 1 (2.70%) VMware
5 1 (2.70%) Citrix
5 1 (2.70%) Symantec
5 1 (2.70%) Sophos
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