The table below looks at the statistics for the Consultant role in IT jobs advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Consultant
Rank 20 57 22
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -35
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 69 19 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 9.09% 2.52% 8.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.58% 2.63% 9.18%
Number of salaries quoted 54 17 73
Average salary £45,000 £32,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.46% -27.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,650 £31,500 £35,200
10% offered a salary of more than £56,450 £50,000 £69,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
Consultant
Oxfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Oxford 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 permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Oxford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
720 722 926
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 94.86% 95.88% 97.06%
Number of salaries quoted 591 663 803
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -10.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Consultant in the job title across the Oxford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

Consultant
Salary Trend in Oxford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Consultant across the Oxford region.

Consultant Salary Trend in Oxford

Consultant
Salary Histogram in Oxford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Consultant across the Oxford region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Consultant Salary Histogram in Oxford

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Oxford 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 IT job ads sampled with Consultant in their job title.

1 41 (35.96%) Microsoft
2 38 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 31 (27.19%) Degree
4 30 (26.32%) SQL
5 27 (23.68%) Project Management
6 19 (16.67%) SAP
6 19 (16.67%) SC Cleared
6 19 (16.67%) Security Cleared
7 16 (14.04%) Cisco
7 16 (14.04%) Office 365
8 15 (13.16%) Business Intelligence
8 15 (13.16%) SharePoint
9 13 (11.40%) Marketing
10 12 (10.53%) QA
10 12 (10.53%) PRINCE2
10 12 (10.53%) CRM
10 12 (10.53%) VMware
10 12 (10.53%) Data Centre
11 11 (9.65%) IPsec
11 11 (9.65%) BusinessObjects
11 11 (9.65%) Agile Software Development
11 11 (9.65%) Hyper-V
12 10 (8.77%) Unit Testing
12 10 (8.77%) WAN
12 10 (8.77%) SAN
12 10 (8.77%) Oracle
12 10 (8.77%) Linux
12 10 (8.77%) MS Excel
12 10 (8.77%) HTML
13 9 (7.89%) Finance

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Oxford 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 IT job ads sampled with Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 15 (13.16%) SharePoint
2 5 (4.39%) Lync
3 4 (3.51%) SharePoint 2013
3 4 (3.51%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (1.75%) CMS
5 1 (0.88%) SAS
Applications
1 10 (8.77%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.51%) OmniGraffle
2 4 (3.51%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (6.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (5.26%) Dynamics NAV
3 5 (4.39%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.88%) PeopleSoft HRMS
Cloud Services
1 16 (14.04%) Office 365
2 5 (4.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (3.51%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (1.75%) Boomi
4 2 (1.75%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.88%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 11 (9.65%) IPsec
2 10 (8.77%) WAN
2 10 (8.77%) SAN
3 9 (7.89%) Firewall
4 8 (7.02%) Cisco ASA
4 8 (7.02%) Cisco IOS
4 8 (7.02%) Cisco PIX
4 8 (7.02%) OSPF
4 8 (7.02%) BGP
4 8 (7.02%) Fibre Channel
5 7 (6.14%) VPN
6 6 (5.26%) iSCSI
6 6 (5.26%) FCoE
7 4 (3.51%) Skype
7 4 (3.51%) DNS
8 3 (2.63%) Intranet
8 3 (2.63%) LAN
8 3 (2.63%) Extranet
8 3 (2.63%) Cisco Nexus
9 2 (1.75%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 11 (9.65%) BusinessObjects
3 8 (7.02%) DB2
3 8 (7.02%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (5.26%) SAP HANA
5 3 (2.63%) SAP Data Services
5 3 (2.63%) SAP BW
5 3 (2.63%) SAP BI
6 1 (0.88%) Base SAS
Development Applications
1 2 (1.75%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.88%) HP UFT
2 1 (0.88%) JIRA
2 1 (0.88%) Selenium
General
1 13 (11.40%) Marketing
2 9 (7.89%) Finance
3 5 (4.39%) Retail
4 4 (3.51%) Local Government
4 4 (3.51%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.51%) Banking
5 2 (1.75%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.75%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (8.77%) HTML
2 6 (5.26%) CSS
3 4 (3.51%) HTML5
3 4 (3.51%) AngularJS
4 3 (2.63%) .NET
4 3 (2.63%) ASP.NET
5 2 (1.75%) SAP PI
5 2 (1.75%) Ajax
5 2 (1.75%) CSS3
6 1 (0.88%) SAP ALE
6 1 (0.88%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.88%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.53%) Data Centre
2 8 (7.02%) User Experience
3 4 (3.51%) Private Cloud
4 3 (2.63%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.63%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.63%) Visualisation
4 3 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.75%) FMCG
5 2 (1.75%) Web 2.0
6 1 (0.88%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.88%) iSeries
6 1 (0.88%) Internet of Things
6 1 (0.88%) Enterprise Cloud
6 1 (0.88%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 10 (8.77%) Linux
2 5 (4.39%) Windows
3 2 (1.75%) Android
3 2 (1.75%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.88%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.88%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (23.68%) Project Management
2 15 (13.16%) Business Intelligence
3 12 (10.53%) PRINCE2
3 12 (10.53%) CRM
4 11 (9.65%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (8.77%) Unit Testing
6 9 (7.89%) Technical Architecture
6 9 (7.89%) Business Development
7 7 (6.14%) Information Management
7 7 (6.14%) Mentoring
8 6 (5.26%) Performance Tuning
8 6 (5.26%) Performance Analysis
8 6 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing
8 6 (5.26%) Migration
9 5 (4.39%) MVC
9 5 (4.39%) E-Commerce
9 5 (4.39%) Data Migration
9 5 (4.39%) Analytics
10 4 (3.51%) UX Design
10 4 (3.51%) Rapid Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 30 (26.32%) SQL
2 8 (7.02%) JavaScript
3 7 (6.14%) Perl
3 7 (6.14%) C
3 7 (6.14%) Python
3 7 (6.14%) Ruby
4 5 (4.39%) Java
4 5 (4.39%) ABAP
5 4 (3.51%) C#
5 4 (3.51%) Bash Shell
5 4 (3.51%) Tcl
6 3 (2.63%) PHP
6 3 (2.63%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 31 (27.19%) Degree
2 19 (16.67%) SC Cleared
2 19 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 7 (6.14%) MCSE
3 7 (6.14%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (5.26%) MCSA
5 4 (3.51%) CCNP
5 4 (3.51%) MCP
5 4 (3.51%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (2.63%) CCIE
7 2 (1.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.88%) MCITP
8 1 (0.88%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.88%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (10.53%) QA
2 2 (1.75%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.88%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (9.65%) Hyper-V
2 9 (7.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (3.51%) BitLocker
4 1 (0.88%) vSphere
4 1 (0.88%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.88%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 6 (5.26%) SELinux
2 4 (3.51%) SCCM
2 4 (3.51%) SCOM
2 4 (3.51%) SCVMM
2 4 (3.51%) Windows Intune
2 4 (3.51%) SCDPM
2 4 (3.51%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 4 (3.51%) SCSM
3 1 (0.88%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.88%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.88%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 41 (35.96%) Microsoft
2 19 (16.67%) SAP
3 16 (14.04%) Cisco
4 12 (10.53%) VMware
5 10 (8.77%) Oracle
6 4 (3.51%) Citrix
6 4 (3.51%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (2.63%) hybris
8 2 (1.75%) Google
8 2 (1.75%) Veeam
8 2 (1.75%) Siebel
8 2 (1.75%) Dell
9 1 (0.88%) Intel
9 1 (0.88%) IBM
9 1 (0.88%) PeopleSoft
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