The median contractor rate for a Consultant was £438 per day in advertised job vacancies in Banbury during the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Consultant
Oxfordshire / Banbury
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 6 5 3
Rank change year-on-year -1 -2  
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 2 7 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Banbury 10.53% 28.00% 30.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 11.11% 29.17% 32.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 11
Median daily rate £438 £364 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.19% -19.11%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £435
% change year-on-year +5.55% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £53.00 £50.00 £42.00
% change year-on-year +6.00% +19.04%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Banbury. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Banbury
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 18 24 34
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Banbury 94.74% 96.00% 94.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 21 30
Median daily rate £400 £364 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.89% -19.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £245 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £435 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £12.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Banbury

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Banbury that featured Consultant in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Consultant in Banbury

Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Banbury

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Consultant in Banbury.

Contractor daily rate trend for Consultant in Banbury

Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Banbury

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, 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 Banbury region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (50.00%) Unix
3 2 (50.00%) Windows
3 2 (50.00%) Linux
3 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (50.00%) HP
3 2 (50.00%) SAN
3 2 (50.00%) NetApp
3 2 (50.00%) Banking
3 2 (50.00%) Network Design
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (50.00%) Firewall
3 2 (50.00%) Migration
3 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 2 (50.00%) Business Continuity
3 2 (50.00%) vSphere
3 2 (50.00%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (50.00%) Storage Virtualisation
4 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (25.00%) High Availability
4 1 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management

Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Banbury 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 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (50.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Firewall
1 2 (50.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2014
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 2 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
1 2 (50.00%) Unix
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Business Continuity
1 2 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (50.00%) Migration
1 2 (50.00%) Network Design
1 2 (50.00%) Storage Virtualisation
2 1 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (25.00%) High Availability
2 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) MCSE
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (50.00%) vSphere
2 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (25.00%) XenApp
2 1 (25.00%) XenDesktop
2 1 (25.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) HP
2 2 (50.00%) NetApp
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix