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 2 October 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 30 18 14
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 29 32 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 4.84% 7.10% 7.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.07% 7.29% 8.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 17 22
Average daily rate
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£450 £425 £461
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -7.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £280 £357
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £540 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £429 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+0.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £22.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £25.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -33.33%
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
572 439 400
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 95.49% 97.34% 95.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 365 242 194
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £190 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 37 43
Average hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +16.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £10.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £35.00 £20.00
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 2 October 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 2 October 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 -8 16 £450 +1.12% 3
Banbury -1 4 £475 +26.66%
Abingdon - - - - 1
Consultant
South East

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 16 (25.40%) Windows
3 14 (22.22%) MS Excel
4 11 (17.46%) Migration
5 9 (14.29%) SQL
5 9 (14.29%) .NET
6 8 (12.70%) JavaScript
6 8 (12.70%) CRM
6 8 (12.70%) Business Intelligence
6 8 (12.70%) Finance
7 7 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
7 7 (11.11%) Salesforce.com
8 6 (9.52%) OAuth
8 6 (9.52%) C#
8 6 (9.52%) SAP
9 5 (7.94%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (7.94%) MS Exchange
9 5 (7.94%) Analytics
10 4 (6.35%) Business Analytics
10 4 (6.35%) User Experience
10 4 (6.35%) Data Integration
10 4 (6.35%) Pentaho
10 4 (6.35%) ETL
10 4 (6.35%) CSS
10 4 (6.35%) HTML
10 4 (6.35%) VMware
11 3 (4.76%) Advertising
11 3 (4.76%) Data Management
11 3 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
11 3 (4.76%) WebSphere

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 (7.94%) MS Exchange
2 3 (4.76%) WebSphere
3 2 (3.17%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (3.17%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.59%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (1.59%) SharePoint
Applications
1 14 (22.22%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.17%) MS Project
3 1 (1.59%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.59%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (3.17%) SAP MRS
3 1 (1.59%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.59%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.59%) Oracle iProcurement
3 1 (1.59%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (1.59%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.17%) GitHub
2 1 (1.59%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.17%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 2 (3.17%) NAS
1 2 (3.17%) SAN
2 1 (1.59%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.94%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (6.35%) Pentaho
3 2 (3.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (3.17%) SAP BW
3 2 (3.17%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (3.17%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.59%) Data Mining
4 1 (1.59%) SAP BI
4 1 (1.59%) SAP HANA
4 1 (1.59%) Big Data
4 1 (1.59%) Apache Hive
4 1 (1.59%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.59%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 2 (3.17%) Axure RP
1 2 (3.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (1.59%) Selenium
2 1 (1.59%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (12.70%) Finance
2 3 (4.76%) Advertising
3 1 (1.59%) Automotive
3 1 (1.59%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.59%) Publishing
3 1 (1.59%) Banking
3 1 (1.59%) Retail
3 1 (1.59%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (14.29%) .NET
2 6 (9.52%) OAuth
3 4 (6.35%) CSS
3 4 (6.35%) HTML
4 2 (3.17%) EDI
4 2 (3.17%) EDIFACT
5 1 (1.59%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 1 (1.59%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (1.59%) Middleware
5 1 (1.59%) Mason
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.35%) User Experience
1 4 (6.35%) Data Integration
2 3 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.17%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.59%) Economics
4 1 (1.59%) Informatics
4 1 (1.59%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.59%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.59%) NHS
4 1 (1.59%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 16 (25.40%) Windows
2 2 (3.17%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (3.17%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.59%) UNIX
3 1 (1.59%) AIX
3 1 (1.59%) Linux
3 1 (1.59%) Mac OS X
3 1 (1.59%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (17.46%) Migration
2 8 (12.70%) CRM
2 8 (12.70%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (7.94%) Analytics
4 4 (6.35%) Business Analytics
4 4 (6.35%) ETL
5 3 (4.76%) Data Management
5 3 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (4.76%) Enterprise Data Management
6 2 (3.17%) Metadata Management
6 2 (3.17%) Data Architecture
6 2 (3.17%) Service Delivery
6 2 (3.17%) Regression Testing
6 2 (3.17%) MVC
6 2 (3.17%) Project Management
6 2 (3.17%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (3.17%) Information Management
7 1 (1.59%) Workflow
7 1 (1.59%) Contact Management
7 1 (1.59%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 9 (14.29%) SQL
2 8 (12.70%) JavaScript
3 6 (9.52%) C#
4 1 (1.59%) Java
4 1 (1.59%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (3.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.59%) QA
1 1 (1.59%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (4.76%) Hyper-V
2 2 (3.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.17%) Terminal Server
2 2 (3.17%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.59%) VMware ESX
3 1 (1.59%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (1.59%) Backup Exec
1 1 (1.59%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (1.59%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 18 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 7 (11.11%) Salesforce.com
3 6 (9.52%) SAP
4 4 (6.35%) VMware
5 3 (4.76%) Oracle
5 3 (4.76%) Citrix
5 3 (4.76%) Lotus
6 2 (3.17%) F5
6 2 (3.17%) Symantec
6 2 (3.17%) Cognos
6 2 (3.17%) Business Objects
6 2 (3.17%) Atlassian
7 1 (1.59%) Google
7 1 (1.59%) NetApp
7 1 (1.59%) Cisco
7 1 (1.59%) JD Edwards
7 1 (1.59%) Sophos
7 1 (1.59%) Veeam
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