The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Oxfordshire region that had Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 29 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Consultant
Rank 56 22 29
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +7
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 25 53 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 3.62% 7.65% 4.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.78% 7.86% 4.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 47 18
Median daily rate £450 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £342 £339
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £600 £524
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £27.50 - £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £42.00 £27.25
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +54.12%
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
662 674 572
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 95.94% 97.26% 97.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 467 496 359
Median daily rate £438 £400 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +15.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 35 38
Median hourly rate £16.25 £17.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.80 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £39.75 £24.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +6.06%

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Oxfordshire region that featured Consultant in the job title.

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 September 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Consultant within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 29 September 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford -33 11 £413 -8.33% 5
Wallingford - 2 £450 -
Consultant
South East

Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 September 2016, Consultant contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Oxfordshire region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 23 (37.70%) Migration
2 19 (31.15%) SQL
3 15 (24.59%) Finance
3 15 (24.59%) Data Migration
4 13 (21.31%) Oracle
5 11 (18.03%) Oracle Database 11g
5 11 (18.03%) Oracle Database
6 9 (14.75%) Windows
7 8 (13.11%) SAP
7 8 (13.11%) Windows Server
8 7 (11.48%) Amazon AWS
9 6 (9.84%) CRM
9 6 (9.84%) Microsoft
9 6 (9.84%) VMware
10 5 (8.20%) Workflow
10 5 (8.20%) Banking
10 5 (8.20%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (8.20%) Active Directory
10 5 (8.20%) Citrix
10 5 (8.20%) Mainframe
10 5 (8.20%) CSS
10 5 (8.20%) Java
10 5 (8.20%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (8.20%) Hyper-V
10 5 (8.20%) Microsoft Azure
10 5 (8.20%) VMware Infrastructure
11 4 (6.56%) SCCM
11 4 (6.56%) Degree
11 4 (6.56%) Windows Server 2008
11 4 (6.56%) Cisco Nexus

Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (3.28%) CMS
1 2 (3.28%) MS Exchange
1 2 (3.28%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.64%) Apache
2 1 (1.64%) Apache ServiceMix
2 1 (1.64%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (1.64%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (1.64%) Umbraco
2 1 (1.64%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (3.28%) OmniGraffle
2 1 (1.64%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (4.92%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (1.64%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.64%) Infor SunSystems
2 1 (1.64%) JDE EnterpriseOne
2 1 (1.64%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (1.64%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.64%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.64%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (1.64%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (1.64%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (1.64%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (1.64%) PeopleSoft Financials
2 1 (1.64%) SAP ERP
2 1 (1.64%) SAP MDM
2 1 (1.64%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 7 (11.48%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (8.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (4.92%) Office 365
4 1 (1.64%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.64%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.64%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.64%) IaaS
4 1 (1.64%) PaaS
4 1 (1.64%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.56%) Cisco Nexus
1 4 (6.56%) Firewall
1 4 (6.56%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (1.64%) DHCP
2 1 (1.64%) DNS
2 1 (1.64%) Kerberos
2 1 (1.64%) LAN
2 1 (1.64%) LDAP
2 1 (1.64%) SSL
2 1 (1.64%) VLAN
2 1 (1.64%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (18.03%) Oracle Database
1 11 (18.03%) Oracle Database 11g
2 4 (6.56%) SQL Server
3 3 (4.92%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (4.92%) NoSQL
4 2 (3.28%) OLAP
4 2 (3.28%) SAP HANA
5 1 (1.64%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (1.64%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.64%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (1.64%) Couchbase
5 1 (1.64%) CouchDB
5 1 (1.64%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.64%) Power BI
5 1 (1.64%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.64%) SAP Data Services
5 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (3.28%) Axure RP
2 1 (1.64%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.64%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 15 (24.59%) Finance
2 5 (8.20%) Banking
3 3 (4.92%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.28%) Publishing
5 1 (1.64%) Advertising
5 1 (1.64%) General Ledger
5 1 (1.64%) Multimedia
5 1 (1.64%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.20%) CSS
2 4 (6.56%) HTML
3 3 (4.92%) SAP ALE
3 3 (4.92%) SAP Smart Forms
4 2 (3.28%) .NET
5 1 (1.64%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.64%) Apache Camel
5 1 (1.64%) CSS3
5 1 (1.64%) JSON
5 1 (1.64%) Mason
5 1 (1.64%) Node.js
5 1 (1.64%) OAuth
5 1 (1.64%) React Native
5 1 (1.64%) REST
5 1 (1.64%) RESTful
5 1 (1.64%) SOAP
5 1 (1.64%) Web Services
5 1 (1.64%) WSDL
5 1 (1.64%) XML
5 1 (1.64%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.20%) Mainframe
2 2 (3.28%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.28%) Data Centre
2 2 (3.28%) User Experience
2 2 (3.28%) W3C
3 1 (1.64%) Algorithms
3 1 (1.64%) BBC
3 1 (1.64%) BYOD
3 1 (1.64%) Data Structures
3 1 (1.64%) e-Learning
3 1 (1.64%) Learning Management System
3 1 (1.64%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.64%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.64%) PKI
3 1 (1.64%) Social Network
3 1 (1.64%) Virtual Team
3 1 (1.64%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 9 (14.75%) Windows
2 8 (13.11%) Windows Server
3 5 (8.20%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (6.56%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (6.56%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.64%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (37.70%) Migration
2 15 (24.59%) Data Migration
3 6 (9.84%) CRM
4 5 (8.20%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (8.20%) Workflow
5 4 (6.56%) Data Modelling
5 4 (6.56%) Network Design
5 4 (6.56%) Storage Virtualisation
6 3 (4.92%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (4.92%) Business Analysis
6 3 (4.92%) Data Analysis
6 3 (4.92%) Data Governance
6 3 (4.92%) OO
6 3 (4.92%) Scrum
6 3 (4.92%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (4.92%) Wireframes
7 2 (3.28%) Analytics
7 2 (3.28%) Change Management
7 2 (3.28%) ETL
7 2 (3.28%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (31.15%) SQL
2 5 (8.20%) Java
3 3 (4.92%) ABAP
3 3 (4.92%) PowerShell
4 2 (3.28%) Apex Code
4 2 (3.28%) C#
4 2 (3.28%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.64%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.64%) C
5 1 (1.64%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.64%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (6.56%) Degree
2 3 (4.92%) MCSE
2 3 (4.92%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (3.28%) CCNA
3 2 (3.28%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.64%) ISEB
4 1 (1.64%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (1.64%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.64%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.92%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (8.20%) Active Directory
1 5 (8.20%) Hyper-V
1 5 (8.20%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.28%) vSphere
2 2 (3.28%) XenApp
2 2 (3.28%) XenDesktop
2 2 (3.28%) XenServer
3 1 (1.64%) BitLocker
3 1 (1.64%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (1.64%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 4 (6.56%) SCCM
2 3 (4.92%) Puppet
2 3 (4.92%) Terraform
3 1 (1.64%) Ansible
3 1 (1.64%) SCOM
3 1 (1.64%) vRealize
Vendors
1 13 (21.31%) Oracle
2 8 (13.11%) SAP
3 6 (9.84%) Microsoft
3 6 (9.84%) VMware
4 5 (8.20%) Citrix
5 4 (6.56%) Cisco
5 4 (6.56%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (3.28%) CheckPoint
6 2 (3.28%) PeopleSoft
7 1 (1.64%) CA
7 1 (1.64%) F5
7 1 (1.64%) Infor
7 1 (1.64%) JD Edwards
7 1 (1.64%) Siebel
7 1 (1.64%) Sitecore
7 1 (1.64%) Sun
7 1 (1.64%) Xamarin
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