The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 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 Oxfordshire 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 19 20 16
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 31 32 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 6.50% 6.44% 8.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.80% 6.74% 8.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 22 34
Average daily rate
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£450 £378 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.20% -20.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £340 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £422 £425
% change year-on-year
+0.71% -0.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £27.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+5.45% -15.38%
Job Titles Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
456 475 519
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 95.60% 95.57% 96.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 237 287 268
Average daily rate £348 £351 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.06% -6.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £175 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 29 58
Average hourly rate £17.00 £15.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £13.35 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £22.50 £23.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Consultant
South East

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 -1 22 £400 +7.38% 1
Banbury +7 1 - -
Abingdon -2 1 - -
Henley-on-Thames - - - -
Consultant
South East

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 18 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 14 (23.33%) Windows
3 11 (18.33%) MS Excel
4 9 (15.00%) .NET
4 9 (15.00%) SAP
4 9 (15.00%) Migration
5 8 (13.33%) CRM
5 8 (13.33%) Salesforce.com
6 7 (11.67%) C#
7 6 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
7 6 (10.00%) OAuth
8 5 (8.33%) JavaScript
9 4 (6.67%) Service Delivery
9 4 (6.67%) Asset Management
9 4 (6.67%) Finance
9 4 (6.67%) Big Data
9 4 (6.67%) Analytics
10 3 (5.00%) Data Analytics
10 3 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (5.00%) Data Analysis
10 3 (5.00%) Degree
10 3 (5.00%) Mason
10 3 (5.00%) Project Management
10 3 (5.00%) Lotus
10 3 (5.00%) SQL
10 3 (5.00%) MS Exchange
10 3 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
11 2 (3.33%) Active Directory
11 2 (3.33%) BusinessObjects

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 3 (5.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.33%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.67%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 11 (18.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (3.33%) SAP SRM
2 2 (3.33%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (3.33%) SAP MRS
3 1 (1.67%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (1.67%) SAP PS
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.33%) DNS
2 1 (1.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.67%) Big Data
2 3 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (3.33%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (3.33%) SAP BW
3 2 (3.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.67%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.67%) Apache Hive
4 1 (1.67%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.67%) SAP HANA
4 1 (1.67%) SAP BI
4 1 (1.67%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.67%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.67%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 2 (3.33%) Axure RP
2 1 (1.67%) JIRA
2 1 (1.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (6.67%) Finance
2 1 (1.67%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.67%) Advertising
2 1 (1.67%) Banking
2 1 (1.67%) Retail
2 1 (1.67%) General Ledger
2 1 (1.67%) Billing
2 1 (1.67%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (15.00%) .NET
2 6 (10.00%) OAuth
3 3 (5.00%) Mason
4 1 (1.67%) OSGi
4 1 (1.67%) JSON
4 1 (1.67%) Ajax
4 1 (1.67%) jQuery
4 1 (1.67%) SAP PI
4 1 (1.67%) EDIFACT
4 1 (1.67%) CSS
4 1 (1.67%) JSP
4 1 (1.67%) J2EE
4 1 (1.67%) HTML
4 1 (1.67%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.33%) Blackberry
1 2 (3.33%) Replication
2 1 (1.67%) Visualisation
2 1 (1.67%) Economics
2 1 (1.67%) Informatics
2 1 (1.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.67%) FMCG
2 1 (1.67%) NHS
2 1 (1.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 14 (23.33%) Windows
2 2 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.67%) Mac OS X
3 1 (1.67%) UNIX
3 1 (1.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (15.00%) Migration
2 8 (13.33%) CRM
3 4 (6.67%) Service Delivery
3 4 (6.67%) Asset Management
3 4 (6.67%) Analytics
4 3 (5.00%) Data Analytics
4 3 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (5.00%) Data Analysis
4 3 (5.00%) Project Management
4 3 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (3.33%) MVC
5 2 (3.33%) Validation
5 2 (3.33%) Contact Management
5 2 (3.33%) Data Migration
6 1 (1.67%) Change Control
6 1 (1.67%) Test Strategy
6 1 (1.67%) Business Process Mapping
6 1 (1.67%) Logistics
6 1 (1.67%) Supply Chain Management
6 1 (1.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (11.67%) C#
2 5 (8.33%) JavaScript
3 3 (5.00%) SQL
4 2 (3.33%) Java
5 1 (1.67%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (5.00%) Degree
2 2 (3.33%) OCA
2 2 (3.33%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.67%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (3.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (3.33%) MIIS
Vendors
1 18 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (15.00%) SAP
3 8 (13.33%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (5.00%) Lotus
5 2 (3.33%) Cognos
5 2 (3.33%) Oracle
5 2 (3.33%) Business Objects
6 1 (1.67%) VMware
6 1 (1.67%) Adobe
6 1 (1.67%) Siebel
6 1 (1.67%) Cerner
6 1 (1.67%) NetApp
6 1 (1.67%) Cisco
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Austin Fraser Limited
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Posted: 16 days ago