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 16 April 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 23 17 21
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 28 36 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 5.14% 7.83% 6.03%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.33% 8.33% 6.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 29 24
Average daily rate £425 £296 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+43.66% -26.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £265 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £540 £504
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £420 £413
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +1.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £23.75 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £34.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year
+10.29% -28.42%
Job Titles Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
525 432 575
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 96.33% 93.91% 93.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 288 230 277
Average daily rate £325 £333 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.25% +2.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £238 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £464 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 50 79
Average hourly rate £15.50 £14.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.85 £10.33 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.75 £20.00 £29.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
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 16 April 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Oxford -6 13 £475 +61.01% 3
Witney - - - -
Abingdon - - - - 3
Banbury - - - -
Henley-on-Thames - - - -
Consultant
South East

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 9 (16.98%) Oracle
1 9 (16.98%) Microsoft
1 9 (16.98%) Salesforce.com
2 7 (13.21%) Project Management
2 7 (13.21%) ETL
2 7 (13.21%) Data Management
2 7 (13.21%) DataFlux
2 7 (13.21%) Mason
3 6 (11.32%) Data Analysis
3 6 (11.32%) ITIL
4 5 (9.43%) SAP
4 5 (9.43%) Java
4 5 (9.43%) Windows
4 5 (9.43%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (7.55%) Web Development
5 4 (7.55%) Migration
5 4 (7.55%) jQuery
5 4 (7.55%) JSON
5 4 (7.55%) Asset Management
5 4 (7.55%) Ajax
5 4 (7.55%) MS Excel
5 4 (7.55%) Adobe
5 4 (7.55%) Active Directory
5 4 (7.55%) JavaScript
5 4 (7.55%) HTML
5 4 (7.55%) SQL
5 4 (7.55%) CSS
5 4 (7.55%) JSP
5 4 (7.55%) J2EE
5 4 (7.55%) OSGi

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 4 (7.55%) Adobe CQ
2 2 (3.77%) SharePoint Server
2 2 (3.77%) SAS
2 2 (3.77%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.77%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.89%) Lotus Domino
3 1 (1.89%) NetWeaver
3 1 (1.89%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 4 (7.55%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.77%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.77%) SAP SRM
1 2 (3.77%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.89%) SAP BPC
2 1 (1.89%) SAP PS
2 1 (1.89%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.89%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.89%) SaaS
1 1 (1.89%) Force.com
1 1 (1.89%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.66%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.55%) Oracle Database
2 3 (5.66%) Big Data
3 2 (3.77%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.89%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.89%) Cognos Impromptu
4 1 (1.89%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.89%) SAP BW
4 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.89%) JIRA
General
1 3 (5.66%) Finance
2 1 (1.89%) Local Government
2 1 (1.89%) General Ledger
2 1 (1.89%) Billing
2 1 (1.89%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.89%) Advertising
2 1 (1.89%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (13.21%) Mason
2 4 (7.55%) jQuery
2 4 (7.55%) JSON
2 4 (7.55%) Ajax
2 4 (7.55%) HTML
2 4 (7.55%) CSS
2 4 (7.55%) JSP
2 4 (7.55%) J2EE
2 4 (7.55%) OSGi
3 1 (1.89%) .NET
3 1 (1.89%) XML
3 1 (1.89%) Visualforce
3 1 (1.89%) OAuth
3 1 (1.89%) SAP PI
3 1 (1.89%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.66%) Blackberry
1 3 (5.66%) Replication
2 2 (3.77%) FMCG
2 2 (3.77%) FlexPod
3 1 (1.89%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.89%) NHS
3 1 (1.89%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.43%) Windows
2 4 (7.55%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (5.66%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (5.66%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.89%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (13.21%) Project Management
1 7 (13.21%) ETL
1 7 (13.21%) Data Management
2 6 (11.32%) Data Analysis
2 6 (11.32%) ITIL
3 5 (9.43%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (7.55%) Web Development
4 4 (7.55%) Migration
4 4 (7.55%) Asset Management
5 3 (5.66%) Analytics
5 3 (5.66%) Data Analytics
5 3 (5.66%) Service Delivery
5 3 (5.66%) Data Migration
6 2 (3.77%) ERP
6 2 (3.77%) Data Modelling
6 2 (3.77%) CRM
7 1 (1.89%) Business Process Mapping
7 1 (1.89%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (1.89%) Change Control
7 1 (1.89%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (9.43%) Java
2 4 (7.55%) JavaScript
2 4 (7.55%) SQL
3 2 (3.77%) C#
4 1 (1.89%) Apex Code
4 1 (1.89%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (5.66%) OCA
1 3 (5.66%) Oracle Certification
1 3 (5.66%) Degree
2 2 (3.77%) SC Cleared
2 2 (3.77%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (3.77%) Citrix Certification
2 2 (3.77%) NCDA
2 2 (3.77%) NCIE
2 2 (3.77%) CCEE
2 2 (3.77%) CCIA
3 1 (1.89%) VCAP
3 1 (1.89%) SAP Certification
3 1 (1.89%) CIPD
System Software
1 4 (7.55%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.89%) vSphere
3 1 (1.89%) XenApp
3 1 (1.89%) XenServer
3 1 (1.89%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (5.66%) MIIS
Vendors
1 9 (16.98%) Oracle
1 9 (16.98%) Microsoft
1 9 (16.98%) Salesforce.com
2 7 (13.21%) DataFlux
3 5 (9.43%) SAP
4 4 (7.55%) Adobe
5 2 (3.77%) VMware
5 2 (3.77%) Citrix
5 2 (3.77%) NetApp
6 1 (1.89%) Cognos
6 1 (1.89%) Siebel
6 1 (1.89%) Business Objects
6 1 (1.89%) Cisco
6 1 (1.89%) Cerner
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £500 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Enterprise Partners
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Oxfordshire
Mason Frank
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 18 days ago