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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 28 21 10
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 23 29 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 4.32% 6.11% 9.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.50% 6.25% 10.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 17 38
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£400 £388 £474
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -18.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £304 £332
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £470 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £420 £425
% change year-on-year
+1.31% -1.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £22.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £27.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-18.18% -23.61%
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
511 464 485
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 96.05% 97.68% 95.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 298 268 247
Average daily rate £350 £365 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% +1.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £200 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 34 59
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 £11.50 £13.35 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £35.00 £23.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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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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 -2 16 £400 -4.76% 3
Abingdon - 1 - - 1
Banbury - - - -
Consultant
South East

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 20 (35.09%) Microsoft
2 15 (26.32%) Windows
3 14 (24.56%) MS Excel
4 9 (15.79%) .NET
4 9 (15.79%) Salesforce.com
5 8 (14.04%) CRM
5 8 (14.04%) Migration
6 7 (12.28%) Dynamics CRM
6 7 (12.28%) C#
7 6 (10.53%) SAP
7 6 (10.53%) OAuth
8 5 (8.77%) SQL
8 5 (8.77%) MS Exchange
9 4 (7.02%) JavaScript
9 4 (7.02%) Service Delivery
9 4 (7.02%) Big Data
9 4 (7.02%) Analytics
10 3 (5.26%) Data Analytics
10 3 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (5.26%) VMware
10 3 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (5.26%) Asset Management
10 3 (5.26%) Finance
10 3 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (5.26%) Blackberry
10 3 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (5.26%) Active Directory
10 3 (5.26%) Lotus
11 2 (3.51%) SAN
11 2 (3.51%) BusinessObjects

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Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (8.77%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.51%) WebSphere
2 2 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.75%) SharePoint
Applications
1 14 (24.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (12.28%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (3.51%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (3.51%) SAP MRS
3 1 (1.75%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.75%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (1.75%) Oracle iProcurement
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.51%) GitHub
2 1 (1.75%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.51%) SAN
1 2 (3.51%) NAS
2 1 (1.75%) WAN
2 1 (1.75%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.02%) Big Data
2 2 (3.51%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (3.51%) SAP BW
2 2 (3.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (3.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.75%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.75%) Apache Hive
3 1 (1.75%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.75%) SAP HANA
3 1 (1.75%) SAP BI
3 1 (1.75%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.75%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.75%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 2 (3.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (3.51%) Axure RP
2 1 (1.75%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.75%) JIRA
2 1 (1.75%) Selenium
General
1 3 (5.26%) Finance
2 2 (3.51%) Advertising
3 1 (1.75%) Banking
3 1 (1.75%) Retail
3 1 (1.75%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (15.79%) .NET
2 6 (10.53%) OAuth
3 2 (3.51%) EDI
3 2 (3.51%) EDIFACT
3 2 (3.51%) Mason
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.26%) Blackberry
2 1 (1.75%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.75%) Replication
2 1 (1.75%) Economics
2 1 (1.75%) Informatics
2 1 (1.75%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.75%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 15 (26.32%) Windows
2 3 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.75%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.75%) Linux
3 1 (1.75%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (14.04%) CRM
1 8 (14.04%) Migration
2 4 (7.02%) Service Delivery
2 4 (7.02%) Analytics
3 3 (5.26%) Data Analytics
3 3 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (5.26%) Asset Management
4 2 (3.51%) Data Analysis
4 2 (3.51%) Project Management
4 2 (3.51%) MVC
4 2 (3.51%) Validation
4 2 (3.51%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (1.75%) Enterprise Data Management
5 1 (1.75%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (1.75%) Data Migration
5 1 (1.75%) Test Automation
5 1 (1.75%) Change Control
5 1 (1.75%) Test Strategy
5 1 (1.75%) Build Automation
Programming Languages
1 7 (12.28%) C#
2 5 (8.77%) SQL
3 4 (7.02%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.75%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.75%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (3.51%) Degree
2 1 (1.75%) OCA
2 1 (1.75%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.75%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (5.26%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.51%) Terminal Server
2 2 (3.51%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.75%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.75%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (1.75%) MIIS
1 1 (1.75%) Backup Exec
1 1 (1.75%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 20 (35.09%) Microsoft
2 9 (15.79%) Salesforce.com
3 6 (10.53%) SAP
4 3 (5.26%) VMware
4 3 (5.26%) Lotus
5 2 (3.51%) Atlassian
5 2 (3.51%) Cognos
5 2 (3.51%) Oracle
5 2 (3.51%) Business Objects
5 2 (3.51%) Symantec
5 2 (3.51%) Citrix
6 1 (1.75%) NetApp
6 1 (1.75%) Sophos
6 1 (1.75%) Cisco
Oxfordshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £350 - £351450 per day
Posted: 24 days ago
Oxfordshire
Bridge Noble
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 25 days ago
Oxfordshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £20.00 - £25.00 per hour
Posted: 26 days ago