The table below looks at the statistics for the Consultant role in IT jobs advertised for the Oxfordshire 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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Consultant
Rank 55 23 29
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Consultant 63 153 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 4.17% 8.91% 6.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.33% 9.17% 6.64%
Number of salaries quoted 55 138 94
Average salary £43,000 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.44% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,750 £55,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
Consultant
South East

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

Job Titles Category
Oxfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1455 1669 1537
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 96.29% 97.20% 96.42%
Number of salaries quoted 1249 1476 1402
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT 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
Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Consultant Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

Consultant
Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Consultant across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014.

Consultant Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

Consultant
Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Consultant within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 27 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford -34 22 £45,000 - 2
Banbury +7 12 £37,500 -11.76%
Abingdon - 10 £31,000 -
Consultant
South East

Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT 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 IT job ads sampled with Consultant in their job title.

1 52 (31.90%) Degree
2 51 (31.29%) SQL
3 41 (25.15%) SQL Server
4 37 (22.70%) .NET
5 29 (17.79%) ITIL
6 27 (16.56%) Microsoft
6 27 (16.56%) Project Management
7 26 (15.95%) Java
8 22 (13.50%) C#
9 21 (12.88%) PHP
9 21 (12.88%) OO
9 21 (12.88%) Drupal
10 20 (12.27%) ERP
11 19 (11.66%) B2B
11 19 (11.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 19 (11.66%) Finance
12 18 (11.04%) SharePoint
12 18 (11.04%) SAP
13 17 (10.43%) Product Management
14 16 (9.82%) ACCA
14 16 (9.82%) PRINCE
15 15 (9.20%) MVC
15 15 (9.20%) ASP.NET
15 15 (9.20%) MS Access
15 15 (9.20%) C++
15 15 (9.20%) T-SQL
15 15 (9.20%) VB.NET
15 15 (9.20%) Migration
15 15 (9.20%) Data Migration
16 14 (8.59%) jQuery

Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT 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 IT job ads sampled with Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 21 (12.88%) Drupal
2 18 (11.04%) SharePoint
3 4 (2.45%) SAS
4 3 (1.84%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.61%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.61%) CMS
5 1 (0.61%) Moodle
5 1 (0.61%) Kentico
5 1 (0.61%) Lync
5 1 (0.61%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 10 (6.13%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.07%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (4.91%) SAP HR
2 6 (3.68%) SAP SD
3 5 (3.07%) SAP PP
4 4 (2.45%) SAP Payroll
4 4 (2.45%) SAP FI/CO
4 4 (2.45%) SAP CO
4 4 (2.45%) SAP FI
4 4 (2.45%) SAP SCM
4 4 (2.45%) SAP LE
4 4 (2.45%) SAP Business ByDesign
5 3 (1.84%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (1.84%) SAP APO
5 3 (1.84%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (1.23%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (1.23%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.61%) SaaS
1 1 (0.61%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (6.75%) SAN
2 8 (4.91%) Firewall
3 7 (4.29%) TCP/IP
4 6 (3.68%) Network Security
5 4 (2.45%) iSCSI
5 4 (2.45%) LAN
5 4 (2.45%) WAN
5 4 (2.45%) NAS
6 3 (1.84%) SMTP
6 3 (1.84%) FTP
6 3 (1.84%) HTTP
6 3 (1.84%) SNMP
6 3 (1.84%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (1.23%) VPN
7 2 (1.23%) IPsec
7 2 (1.23%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (1.23%) Cisco PIX
8 1 (0.61%) Wireless
8 1 (0.61%) Unified Communications
8 1 (0.61%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (25.15%) SQL Server
2 19 (11.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 15 (9.20%) MS Access
4 9 (5.52%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (5.52%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (3.07%) Relational Database
6 4 (2.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (2.45%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (2.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (1.84%) Base SAS
7 3 (1.84%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 1 (0.61%) Oracle OWB
8 1 (0.61%) MySQL
8 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.61%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 6 (3.68%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (0.61%) WinRunner
2 1 (0.61%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (0.61%) LoadRunner
2 1 (0.61%) JMeter
2 1 (0.61%) SilkPerformer
2 1 (0.61%) MorphX
2 1 (0.61%) Facilita Forecast
General
1 19 (11.66%) Finance
2 13 (7.98%) Retail
3 6 (3.68%) Manufacturing
4 5 (3.07%) Marketing
4 5 (3.07%) Banking
5 3 (1.84%) German Language
5 3 (1.84%) Local Government
6 1 (0.61%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.61%) Games
6 1 (0.61%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (22.70%) .NET
2 15 (9.20%) ASP.NET
3 14 (8.59%) jQuery
4 10 (6.13%) XML
4 10 (6.13%) XSLT
4 10 (6.13%) XBRL
5 3 (1.84%) MDX
6 1 (0.61%) HTML
6 1 (0.61%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (0.61%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (0.61%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (0.61%) Middleware
6 1 (0.61%) SAP Basis
6 1 (0.61%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 7 (4.29%) Mobile App
2 5 (3.07%) EqualLogic
3 3 (1.84%) Replication
3 3 (1.84%) FlexPod
4 2 (1.23%) EPoS
5 1 (0.61%) GIS
5 1 (0.61%) PMI
5 1 (0.61%) CLARiiON
5 1 (0.61%) Symmetrix
5 1 (0.61%) EMC Centera
5 1 (0.61%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.61%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 13 (7.98%) Windows
2 3 (1.84%) Linux
3 2 (1.23%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (1.23%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.61%) CentOS
4 1 (0.61%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.61%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.61%) Debian
4 1 (0.61%) Ubuntu
4 1 (0.61%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (17.79%) ITIL
2 27 (16.56%) Project Management
3 21 (12.88%) OO
4 20 (12.27%) ERP
5 19 (11.66%) B2B
6 17 (10.43%) Product Management
7 16 (9.82%) PRINCE
8 15 (9.20%) MVC
8 15 (9.20%) Migration
8 15 (9.20%) Data Migration
9 12 (7.36%) CRM
10 9 (5.52%) Stakeholder Management
11 8 (4.91%) E-Commerce
12 7 (4.29%) Mobile Application Development
13 6 (3.68%) OOP
13 6 (3.68%) Service Delivery
13 6 (3.68%) Software Engineering
14 5 (3.07%) Service Management
14 5 (3.07%) Business Intelligence
14 5 (3.07%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 51 (31.29%) SQL
2 26 (15.95%) Java
3 22 (13.50%) C#
4 21 (12.88%) PHP
5 15 (9.20%) C++
5 15 (9.20%) T-SQL
5 15 (9.20%) VB.NET
6 14 (8.59%) JavaScript
7 11 (6.75%) C
8 3 (1.84%) SAS Macro
8 3 (1.84%) ABAP
9 1 (0.61%) VBA
9 1 (0.61%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.61%) X++
9 1 (0.61%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 52 (31.90%) Degree
2 16 (9.82%) ACCA
3 10 (6.13%) NCDA
3 10 (6.13%) NCIE
4 7 (4.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 6 (3.68%) Security Cleared
6 5 (3.07%) VCAP
6 5 (3.07%) MCTS
6 5 (3.07%) MCITP
6 5 (3.07%) MCSE
6 5 (3.07%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (2.45%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (1.84%) CCNA
9 2 (1.23%) SC Cleared
10 1 (0.61%) CISM
10 1 (0.61%) CCVP
10 1 (0.61%) CEH
10 1 (0.61%) CCA
10 1 (0.61%) Citrix Certification
10 1 (0.61%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.61%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (6.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (4.29%) Hyper-V
2 7 (4.29%) vSphere
3 6 (3.68%) XenApp
3 6 (3.68%) XenServer
3 6 (3.68%) XenDesktop
4 5 (3.07%) VMware ESX
4 5 (3.07%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (1.84%) NFS
6 2 (1.23%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (4.29%) NetBackup
2 5 (3.07%) Backup Exec
3 3 (1.84%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (1.23%) ARCserve
5 1 (0.61%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.61%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (0.61%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 27 (16.56%) Microsoft
2 18 (11.04%) SAP
3 14 (8.59%) NetApp
4 13 (7.98%) Cisco
4 13 (7.98%) EMC
5 12 (7.36%) VMware
6 9 (5.52%) Citrix
6 9 (5.52%) HP
6 9 (5.52%) Dell
7 8 (4.91%) Veeam
8 5 (3.07%) PlateSpin
8 5 (3.07%) Symantec
9 4 (2.45%) CheckPoint
9 4 (2.45%) F5
10 3 (1.84%) IBM
11 2 (1.23%) Oracle
11 2 (1.23%) Juniper
11 2 (1.23%) Brocade
12 1 (0.61%) Isilon
12 1 (0.61%) ProCurve
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