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 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 29 20 13
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 26 34 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 4.52% 7.20% 9.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.72% 7.39% 9.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 20 33
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£450 £423 £473
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.50% -10.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £295 £327
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £540 £545
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 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
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
551 460 445
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 95.83% 97.46% 95.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 340 257 227
Average daily rate £340 £355 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.22% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £195 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 37 53
Average hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £10.52
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.63 £35.00 £25.00
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 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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014. 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
Oxford -10 12 £450 +3.44% 2
Banbury 0 4 £475 +31.94% 1
Abingdon - - - -
Consultant
South East

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 19 (29.23%) Microsoft
2 16 (24.62%) Windows
3 14 (21.54%) MS Excel
4 12 (18.46%) Migration
5 10 (15.38%) Salesforce.com
6 9 (13.85%) CRM
6 9 (13.85%) .NET
7 7 (10.77%) Finance
7 7 (10.77%) Dynamics CRM
8 6 (9.23%) C#
8 6 (9.23%) SAP
8 6 (9.23%) SQL
8 6 (9.23%) OAuth
8 6 (9.23%) User Experience
9 5 (7.69%) MS Exchange
10 4 (6.15%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (6.15%) JavaScript
10 4 (6.15%) Service Delivery
10 4 (6.15%) VMware
10 4 (6.15%) Analytics
10 4 (6.15%) Big Data
11 3 (4.62%) Data Analytics
11 3 (4.62%) Hyper-V
11 3 (4.62%) Analytical Skills
11 3 (4.62%) Data Management
11 3 (4.62%) Enterprise Data Management
11 3 (4.62%) Asset Management
11 3 (4.62%) WebSphere
11 3 (4.62%) Degree
11 3 (4.62%) Advertising

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 5 (7.69%) MS Exchange
2 3 (4.62%) WebSphere
3 2 (3.08%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (3.08%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.54%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.54%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 14 (21.54%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.54%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.54%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (10.77%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (3.08%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (3.08%) SAP MRS
3 1 (1.54%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (1.54%) Oracle iProcurement
3 1 (1.54%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (1.54%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.08%) GitHub
2 1 (1.54%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.08%) SAN
1 2 (3.08%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 2 (3.08%) NAS
2 1 (1.54%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.15%) Big Data
2 2 (3.08%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (3.08%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.08%) SAP BW
2 2 (3.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (3.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.54%) SAP HANA
3 1 (1.54%) Apache Hive
3 1 (1.54%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.54%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.54%) SAP BI
3 1 (1.54%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.54%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 2 (3.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (3.08%) Axure RP
2 1 (1.54%) Selenium
2 1 (1.54%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (10.77%) Finance
2 3 (4.62%) Advertising
3 1 (1.54%) Publishing
3 1 (1.54%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.54%) Banking
3 1 (1.54%) Retail
3 1 (1.54%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (13.85%) .NET
2 6 (9.23%) OAuth
3 2 (3.08%) EDI
3 2 (3.08%) EDIFACT
3 2 (3.08%) Mason
4 1 (1.54%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 1 (1.54%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (1.54%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.23%) User Experience
2 3 (4.62%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.08%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.54%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.54%) Informatics
4 1 (1.54%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.54%) Economics
4 1 (1.54%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.54%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 16 (24.62%) Windows
2 2 (3.08%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (3.08%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.54%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.54%) UNIX
3 1 (1.54%) AIX
3 1 (1.54%) Linux
3 1 (1.54%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (18.46%) Migration
2 9 (13.85%) CRM
3 4 (6.15%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (6.15%) Service Delivery
3 4 (6.15%) Analytics
4 3 (4.62%) Data Analytics
4 3 (4.62%) Data Management
4 3 (4.62%) Enterprise Data Management
4 3 (4.62%) Asset Management
4 3 (4.62%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (4.62%) Project Management
5 2 (3.08%) MVC
5 2 (3.08%) Information Management
5 2 (3.08%) Data Analysis
5 2 (3.08%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (3.08%) Validation
5 2 (3.08%) Data Architecture
5 2 (3.08%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (3.08%) Metadata Management
6 1 (1.54%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 6 (9.23%) C#
1 6 (9.23%) SQL
2 4 (6.15%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.54%) PL/SQL
3 1 (1.54%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (4.62%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.54%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (4.62%) Hyper-V
2 2 (3.08%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.08%) Terminal Server
2 2 (3.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.54%) XenApp
3 1 (1.54%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (1.54%) SCDPM
1 1 (1.54%) Backup Exec
1 1 (1.54%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 19 (29.23%) Microsoft
2 10 (15.38%) Salesforce.com
3 6 (9.23%) SAP
4 4 (6.15%) VMware
5 3 (4.62%) Oracle
5 3 (4.62%) Citrix
5 3 (4.62%) Lotus
6 2 (3.08%) Business Objects
6 2 (3.08%) Cognos
6 2 (3.08%) Symantec
6 2 (3.08%) Atlassian
6 2 (3.08%) F5
7 1 (1.54%) Veeam
7 1 (1.54%) Google
7 1 (1.54%) Sophos
7 1 (1.54%) Cisco
7 1 (1.54%) NetApp
7 1 (1.54%) JD Edwards
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