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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 33 32 22
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 40 22 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 5.67% 4.08% 6.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.93% 4.24% 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 12 18
Average daily rate
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£450 £400 £423
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £345 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £495 £512
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £22.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.75 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+22.72% -
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
675 519 480
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 95.74% 96.29% 97.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 506 306 275
Average daily rate £400 £340 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -6.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £220 £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 36 38 35
Average hourly rate £16.83 £17.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.02% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.46 £13.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £25.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -

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 3 September 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 3 September 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
Oxford -11 21 £450 +5.88% 8
Banbury - 3 £400 - 3
Abingdon +8 1 £500 -
Henley-on-Thames - 1 £550 -
Consultant
South East

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 22 (34.38%) Oracle
2 14 (21.88%) Salesforce.com
3 13 (20.31%) Siebel
4 12 (18.75%) Windows
4 12 (18.75%) SQL
5 10 (15.63%) WAN
5 10 (15.63%) Network Security
6 9 (14.06%) CRM
7 8 (12.50%) F5
8 7 (10.94%) McAfee
9 6 (9.38%) CheckPoint
9 6 (9.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 6 (9.38%) Nokia
9 6 (9.38%) VPN
9 6 (9.38%) SSL
9 6 (9.38%) Cisco
9 6 (9.38%) CCSP
9 6 (9.38%) CCNP
9 6 (9.38%) CCNA
9 6 (9.38%) CCDP
9 6 (9.38%) CISSP
9 6 (9.38%) Cisco Certification
9 6 (9.38%) Juniper
9 6 (9.38%) ITIL
9 6 (9.38%) SOA
9 6 (9.38%) SQL Server
9 6 (9.38%) Blue Coat
9 6 (9.38%) ProxySG
9 6 (9.38%) CCSE
9 6 (9.38%) Firewall

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Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 4 (6.25%) IIS
1 4 (6.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (3.13%) Oracle Service Bus
2 2 (3.13%) JBoss
2 2 (3.13%) WebLogic
2 2 (3.13%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (1.56%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.56%) Apache Solr
3 1 (1.56%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (1.56%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (4.69%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.56%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 2 (3.13%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (3.13%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.56%) SAP WM
2 1 (1.56%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (6.25%) Office 365
1 4 (6.25%) Boomi
2 2 (3.13%) IaaS
2 2 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.13%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (15.63%) WAN
1 10 (15.63%) Network Security
2 6 (9.38%) Cisco Nexus
2 6 (9.38%) NX-OS
2 6 (9.38%) VPN
2 6 (9.38%) SSL
2 6 (9.38%) Firewall
2 6 (9.38%) Cisco IOS
3 4 (6.25%) DNS
3 4 (6.25%) DHCP
3 4 (6.25%) LAN
4 2 (3.13%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 2 (3.13%) FirePass
5 1 (1.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.38%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (4.69%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (3.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (3.13%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (3.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (3.13%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (1.56%) Big Data
5 1 (1.56%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.56%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (1.56%) SAP BW
5 1 (1.56%) Oracle OWB
5 1 (1.56%) Essbase
5 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.56%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.56%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 5 (7.81%) Visual Studio
1 5 (7.81%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (3.13%) Maven
2 2 (3.13%) Ant
3 1 (1.56%) Axure RP
General
1 6 (9.38%) Telecoms
2 5 (7.81%) Finance
3 1 (1.56%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.56%) Publishing
3 1 (1.56%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.25%) Spring
2 3 (4.69%) Oracle Fusion
2 3 (4.69%) Middleware
2 3 (4.69%) Oracle ADF
3 2 (3.13%) J2EE
3 2 (3.13%) JSP
3 2 (3.13%) XML
3 2 (3.13%) XSLT
3 2 (3.13%) JMS
3 2 (3.13%) Apache Camel
3 2 (3.13%) JSF
3 2 (3.13%) Ajax
4 1 (1.56%) MDX
4 1 (1.56%) HTML
4 1 (1.56%) WebCenter
4 1 (1.56%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.38%) Data Centre
2 4 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (3.13%) User Experience
4 1 (1.56%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.56%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.56%) E-Learning
4 1 (1.56%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.56%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 12 (18.75%) Windows
2 3 (4.69%) Linux
2 3 (4.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.56%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.56%) Windows 8
3 1 (1.56%) Android
3 1 (1.56%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (14.06%) CRM
2 6 (9.38%) ITIL
2 6 (9.38%) SOA
2 6 (9.38%) Strategic Planning
2 6 (9.38%) Load Balancing
2 6 (9.38%) Kalman Filter
3 4 (6.25%) Business Analysis
3 4 (6.25%) Performance Management
3 4 (6.25%) ETL
3 4 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (6.25%) Workflow
3 4 (6.25%) Migration
3 4 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (4.69%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (4.69%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (3.13%) Project Management
5 2 (3.13%) UML
5 2 (3.13%) E-Commerce
5 2 (3.13%) Data Modelling
5 2 (3.13%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (18.75%) SQL
2 5 (7.81%) Java
3 3 (4.69%) T-SQL
4 2 (3.13%) JavaScript
4 2 (3.13%) XQuery
4 2 (3.13%) XPath
4 2 (3.13%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
5 1 (1.56%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.56%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.56%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 6 (9.38%) CCSP
1 6 (9.38%) CCNP
1 6 (9.38%) CCNA
1 6 (9.38%) CCDP
1 6 (9.38%) CISSP
1 6 (9.38%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (9.38%) CCSA
1 6 (9.38%) CCSE
2 2 (3.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 6 (9.38%) HIPAA
System Software
1 6 (9.38%) ProxySG
2 5 (7.81%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.56%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (1.56%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.56%) XenApp
3 1 (1.56%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (3.13%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 2 (3.13%) SCCM
1 2 (3.13%) Oracle Identity Management
2 1 (1.56%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 22 (34.38%) Oracle
2 14 (21.88%) Salesforce.com
3 13 (20.31%) Siebel
4 8 (12.50%) F5
5 7 (10.94%) McAfee
6 6 (9.38%) Blue Coat
6 6 (9.38%) Fortinet
6 6 (9.38%) TippingPoint
6 6 (9.38%) Tufin
6 6 (9.38%) Juniper
6 6 (9.38%) Nokia
6 6 (9.38%) CheckPoint
6 6 (9.38%) Cisco
7 5 (7.81%) Microsoft
8 4 (6.25%) Dell
9 3 (4.69%) SAP
10 2 (3.13%) Remedy
11 1 (1.56%) Citrix
11 1 (1.56%) Adobe
11 1 (1.56%) Hyperion
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