The table below looks at the statistics for the Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire 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 29 May 2015 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 45 17 14
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 21 35 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 2.86% 7.17% 9.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.03% 7.53% 9.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 23 38
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£450 £500 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +47.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £329 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £520 £563
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £46.57 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-14.10% +43.29%
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
694 465 452
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 94.42% 95.29% 93.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 435 260 255
Average daily rate £400 £325 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £165 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 39 38
Average hourly rate £14.00 £15.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% +3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.28 £10.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £22.50 £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Consultant in the job title across the Oxfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 29 May 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Consultant within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Banbury +2 8 £450 - 1
Oxford -24 8 £450 - 3
Abingdon - 1 £350 - 1
Consultant
South East

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 (25.00%) Windows
2 10 (22.73%) Migration
3 9 (20.45%) SQL
3 9 (20.45%) Microsoft
4 8 (18.18%) ITIL
4 8 (18.18%) Service Delivery
5 7 (15.91%) Active Directory
6 6 (13.64%) Oracle
6 6 (13.64%) SQL Server
7 5 (11.36%) Java
7 5 (11.36%) SAP
7 5 (11.36%) Linux
7 5 (11.36%) LAN
7 5 (11.36%) WAN
7 5 (11.36%) Data Architecture
7 5 (11.36%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (9.09%) Matrix Management
8 4 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (9.09%) ETL
9 3 (6.82%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (6.82%) Finance
9 3 (6.82%) Oracle ADF
9 3 (6.82%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (6.82%) Service Management
9 3 (6.82%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (6.82%) Spring
9 3 (6.82%) SharePoint
9 3 (6.82%) MS Excel

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Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 (6.82%) SharePoint
1 3 (6.82%) WebLogic
1 3 (6.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (2.27%) JBoss
2 1 (2.27%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.27%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (2.27%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.27%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (2.27%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.27%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 3 (6.82%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.27%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Oracle BPM
1 2 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.27%) SAP CRM
2 1 (2.27%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.82%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.55%) Boomi
3 1 (2.27%) Amazon S3
3 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.27%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (2.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.36%) LAN
1 5 (11.36%) WAN
2 2 (4.55%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 2 (4.55%) FirePass
2 2 (4.55%) DHCP
2 2 (4.55%) DNS
3 1 (2.27%) SAN
3 1 (2.27%) Internet
3 1 (2.27%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.64%) SQL Server
2 5 (11.36%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (6.82%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (6.82%) Oracle BI EE
5 2 (4.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (2.27%) OLAP
6 1 (2.27%) SAP BW
6 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (2.27%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (4.55%) Visual Studio
1 2 (4.55%) Ant
1 2 (4.55%) Maven
2 1 (2.27%) JUnit
2 1 (2.27%) Axure RP
2 1 (2.27%) Cucumber
General
1 3 (6.82%) Finance
2 2 (4.55%) Banking
3 1 (2.27%) Publishing
3 1 (2.27%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.82%) Oracle ADF
1 3 (6.82%) Spring
1 3 (6.82%) XML
1 3 (6.82%) Middleware
1 3 (6.82%) Oracle Fusion
2 2 (4.55%) JMS
2 2 (4.55%) HTML
2 2 (4.55%) JSP
2 2 (4.55%) XSLT
2 2 (4.55%) J2EE
2 2 (4.55%) JSF
2 2 (4.55%) Ajax
3 1 (2.27%) EDIFACT
3 1 (2.27%) EDI
3 1 (2.27%) Web Services
3 1 (2.27%) EJB
3 1 (2.27%) CSS
3 1 (2.27%) JSON
3 1 (2.27%) MDX
3 1 (2.27%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.82%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.27%) Replication
3 1 (2.27%) CLARiiON
3 1 (2.27%) Symmetrix
3 1 (2.27%) EMC Centera
3 1 (2.27%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.27%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.27%) Symmetrix DMX
3 1 (2.27%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.27%) User Experience
3 1 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.27%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 11 (25.00%) Windows
2 5 (11.36%) Linux
3 3 (6.82%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.27%) Windows NT
5 1 (2.27%) UNIX
5 1 (2.27%) Windows 2000
5 1 (2.27%) HPUX
5 1 (2.27%) Android
5 1 (2.27%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.27%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (22.73%) Migration
2 8 (18.18%) ITIL
2 8 (18.18%) Service Delivery
3 5 (11.36%) Data Architecture
4 4 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (9.09%) Matrix Management
4 4 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (9.09%) ETL
5 3 (6.82%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (6.82%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (6.82%) Service Management
5 3 (6.82%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (6.82%) CRM
5 3 (6.82%) SOA
5 3 (6.82%) Project Management
5 3 (6.82%) Data Migration
5 3 (6.82%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (6.82%) Business Analysis
5 3 (6.82%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (4.55%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 9 (20.45%) SQL
2 5 (11.36%) Java
3 3 (6.82%) JavaScript
3 3 (6.82%) T-SQL
4 2 (4.55%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
4 2 (4.55%) XPath
4 2 (4.55%) XQuery
5 1 (2.27%) C#
5 1 (2.27%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 3 (6.82%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (2.27%) CCNA
2 1 (2.27%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.27%) Degree
2 1 (2.27%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.27%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (15.91%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.82%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.27%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (2.27%) XenApp
3 1 (2.27%) XenDesktop
3 1 (2.27%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (6.82%) SCCM
2 2 (4.55%) Oracle Identity Management
2 2 (4.55%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (2.27%) OpenView
3 1 (2.27%) SCOM
3 1 (2.27%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (2.27%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (2.27%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 9 (20.45%) Microsoft
2 6 (13.64%) Oracle
3 5 (11.36%) SAP
4 3 (6.82%) HP
5 2 (4.55%) F5
5 2 (4.55%) Dell
6 1 (2.27%) VMware
6 1 (2.27%) Adobe
6 1 (2.27%) Cisco
6 1 (2.27%) IBM
6 1 (2.27%) EMC
6 1 (2.27%) Citrix
6 1 (2.27%) Informatica
6 1 (2.27%) NetApp
6 1 (2.27%) McAfee
6 1 (2.27%) 3PAR
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