The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Oxfordshire region that had Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Consultant
Rank 33 46 19
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -27
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 28 20 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 4.85% 2.73% 7.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.03% 2.81% 7.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 19 23
Median daily rate £344 £450 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.61% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £290 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £600 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £36.00 £41.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -13.25%
Consultant
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Oxfordshire 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
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
557 712 483
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 96.53% 97.14% 96.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 413 449 265
Median daily rate £350 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £200 £127
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 46 41
Median hourly rate £18.50 £16.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.62% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.35 £10.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £35.00 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -3.03%

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Oxfordshire region that featured Consultant in the job title.

Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Consultant across the Oxfordshire region.

Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Consultant across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 May 2016.

Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Consultant across the Oxfordshire region.

Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Consultant
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Consultant within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Witney - 9 £325 -
Banbury +2 6 £364 -19.11%
Oxford -1 2 £500 +11.11% 2
Consultant
South East

Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 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 Oxfordshire region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 18 (37.50%) Oracle
2 17 (35.42%) SQL
3 15 (31.25%) Migration
3 15 (31.25%) Oracle Database
4 14 (29.17%) Oracle Database 11g
5 11 (22.92%) Data Migration
5 11 (22.92%) Finance
6 10 (20.83%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (14.58%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (12.50%) ETL
8 6 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (12.50%) Oracle BI EE
8 6 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
9 5 (10.42%) Business Analysis
9 5 (10.42%) Microsoft
10 4 (8.33%) CISA
10 4 (8.33%) Oracle OWB
10 4 (8.33%) Scrum
10 4 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (8.33%) CISSP
10 4 (8.33%) Project Management
10 4 (8.33%) Oracle Database 10g
10 4 (8.33%) SQL Server
10 4 (8.33%) PL/SQL
10 4 (8.33%) Data Analysis
10 4 (8.33%) Banking
10 4 (8.33%) Information Security
10 4 (8.33%) PCI DSS
10 4 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 4 (8.33%) Data Architecture

Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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 3 (6.25%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.17%) CMS
2 2 (4.17%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (4.17%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (2.08%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (4.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.17%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (4.17%) Infor SunSystems
2 1 (2.08%) Oracle ASCP
2 1 (2.08%) Oracle Assets
2 1 (2.08%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (2.08%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (2.08%) Oracle iProcurement
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.17%) IaaS
2 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.08%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (2.08%) Amazon S3
3 1 (2.08%) Boomi
3 1 (2.08%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (2.08%) PaaS
3 1 (2.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.25%) Firewall
1 3 (6.25%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (4.17%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (31.25%) Oracle Database
2 14 (29.17%) Oracle Database 11g
3 7 (14.58%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (12.50%) Oracle BI EE
5 4 (8.33%) Oracle Database 10g
5 4 (8.33%) Oracle OWB
5 4 (8.33%) SQL Server
6 2 (4.17%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (4.17%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (4.17%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (2.08%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 1 (2.08%) OLAP
7 1 (2.08%) Power BI
7 1 (2.08%) Relational Database
7 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.08%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.08%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 11 (22.92%) Finance
2 4 (8.33%) Banking
3 2 (4.17%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.17%) Multimedia
3 2 (4.17%) Publishing
4 1 (2.08%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.25%) .NET
2 2 (4.17%) ActiveX
2 2 (4.17%) HTML
2 2 (4.17%) Web Services
3 1 (2.08%) MDX
3 1 (2.08%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (6.25%) Mainframe
2 2 (4.17%) BBC
2 2 (4.17%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.08%) Algorithms
3 1 (2.08%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.08%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.17%) Windows
1 2 (4.17%) Windows Server
1 2 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (31.25%) Migration
2 11 (22.92%) Data Migration
3 10 (20.83%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (12.50%) ETL
4 6 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
5 5 (10.42%) Business Analysis
6 4 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (8.33%) Data Analysis
6 4 (8.33%) Data Architecture
6 4 (8.33%) Information Security
6 4 (8.33%) Kimball Methodology
6 4 (8.33%) Project Management
6 4 (8.33%) Scrum
6 4 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (6.25%) Network Design
7 3 (6.25%) Release Management
7 3 (6.25%) Storage Virtualisation
7 3 (6.25%) Workflow
8 2 (4.17%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 17 (35.42%) SQL
2 4 (8.33%) PL/SQL
3 3 (6.25%) Java
4 2 (4.17%) C#
4 2 (4.17%) MATLAB
4 2 (4.17%) T-SQL
4 2 (4.17%) VB
4 2 (4.17%) VBScript
5 1 (2.08%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.08%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (8.33%) CISA
1 4 (8.33%) CISSP
2 3 (6.25%) Security Cleared
3 2 (4.17%) CCNA
3 2 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (4.17%) MCSE
3 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.08%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (2.08%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (8.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (4.17%) Active Directory
1 2 (4.17%) Hyper-V
1 2 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.08%) vSphere
2 1 (2.08%) XenApp
2 1 (2.08%) XenDesktop
2 1 (2.08%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (4.17%) Puppet
1 2 (4.17%) SCCM
1 2 (4.17%) Terraform
2 1 (2.08%) vRealize
Vendors
1 18 (37.50%) Oracle
2 5 (10.42%) Microsoft
3 3 (6.25%) Tableau
4 2 (4.17%) CheckPoint
4 2 (4.17%) Cisco
4 2 (4.17%) Citrix
4 2 (4.17%) Infor
4 2 (4.17%) Sun
4 2 (4.17%) VMware
5 1 (2.08%) Alteryx
5 1 (2.08%) Dell
5 1 (2.08%) Informatica
5 1 (2.08%) PeopleSoft
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