The median contractor rate for a Consultant was £488 per day in advertised job vacancies in Oxford during the 3 months to 24 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 / Oxford
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 41 40 38
Rank change year-on-year -1 -2  
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 5 4 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 1.54% 1.35% 2.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.59% 1.39% 2.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 8
Median daily rate £488 £438 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.42% -2.77%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £408 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £468 £665
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 £49.95 £47.50
% change year-on-year +6.10% +5.15%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Oxford. 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
Oxford
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 314 288 332
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxford 96.62% 97.30% 98.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 240 211 256
Median daily rate £425 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £135 £187
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 14 12
Median hourly rate £20.00 £11.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +81.81% -45.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.92 £8.80 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £145.00 £22.50 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.48 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.14% +9.21%  

Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxford

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

Job vacancy trend for Consultant in Oxford

Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Consultant in Oxford

Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Consultant in Oxford over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Consultant in Oxford

Consultant
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Consultant in Oxford.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Consultant in Oxford

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

For the 6 months to 24 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 Oxford region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 4 (23.53%) Finance
1 4 (23.53%) Migration
1 4 (23.53%) SQL
1 4 (23.53%) Oracle
2 3 (17.65%) SAP
2 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
2 3 (17.65%) Salesforce.com
2 3 (17.65%) Degree
2 3 (17.65%) Data Migration
2 3 (17.65%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (17.65%) Apex Code
2 3 (17.65%) Order to Cash
3 2 (11.76%) Oracle Receivables
3 2 (11.76%) AngularJS
3 2 (11.76%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (11.76%) Oracle TCA
3 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (11.76%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (11.76%) Data Analysis
3 2 (11.76%) Project Management
3 2 (11.76%) Change Management
3 2 (11.76%) Java
3 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (11.76%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (11.76%) ERP
3 2 (11.76%) Data Modelling
4 1 (5.88%) ETL
4 1 (5.88%) VoIP
4 1 (5.88%) WAN

Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxford 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 1 (5.88%) Apache
1 1 (5.88%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (11.76%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle Receivables
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle TCA
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle FAH
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (5.88%) SAP EWM
3 1 (5.88%) SAP Hybris
3 1 (5.88%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) BGP
1 1 (5.88%) DNS
1 1 (5.88%) Ethernet
1 1 (5.88%) Firewall
1 1 (5.88%) Internet
1 1 (5.88%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (5.88%) Network Security
1 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
1 1 (5.88%) VoIP
1 1 (5.88%) VPN
1 1 (5.88%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (5.88%) MySQL
2 1 (5.88%) NoSQL
2 1 (5.88%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Babel
1 1 (5.88%) Bitbucket
1 1 (5.88%) Git (software)
1 1 (5.88%) Gradle
1 1 (5.88%) Jenkins
1 1 (5.88%) JIRA
1 1 (5.88%) Maven
1 1 (5.88%) Travis CI
1 1 (5.88%) webpack
General
1 4 (23.53%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Marketing
2 1 (5.88%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) AngularJS
2 1 (5.88%) BAPI
2 1 (5.88%) CSS
2 1 (5.88%) HTML
2 1 (5.88%) HTML5
2 1 (5.88%) Node.js
2 1 (5.88%) REST
2 1 (5.88%) SAP ALE
2 1 (5.88%) SAP Smart Forms
2 1 (5.88%) Spring
2 1 (5.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.88%) Robotics
2 1 (5.88%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Linux
1 1 (5.88%) Unix
1 1 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) Migration
2 3 (17.65%) Data Migration
2 3 (17.65%) Order to Cash
3 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (11.76%) Change Management
3 2 (11.76%) Data Analysis
3 2 (11.76%) Data Modelling
3 2 (11.76%) ERP
3 2 (11.76%) Project Management
4 1 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (5.88%) CRM
4 1 (5.88%) Data Security
4 1 (5.88%) ETL
4 1 (5.88%) ITIL
4 1 (5.88%) Logistics
4 1 (5.88%) OO
4 1 (5.88%) Problem Management
4 1 (5.88%) Prototyping
4 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (5.88%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 4 (23.53%) SQL
2 3 (17.65%) Apex Code
3 2 (11.76%) Java
4 1 (5.88%) ABAP
4 1 (5.88%) C
4 1 (5.88%) C++
4 1 (5.88%) ES6
4 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.88%) Perl
4 1 (5.88%) PL/SQL
4 1 (5.88%) Python
4 1 (5.88%) Ruby
4 1 (5.88%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) Data Quality
1 1 (5.88%) PMO
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Nagios
1 1 (5.88%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Oracle
2 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
2 3 (17.65%) Salesforce.com
2 3 (17.65%) SAP
3 1 (5.88%) hybris
3 1 (5.88%) Juniper
3 1 (5.88%) Palo Alto
3 1 (5.88%) SolarWinds
3 1 (5.88%) Workday
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