Period
to 20 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Consultant was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in Oxford during the 6 months to 20 November 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
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 57 59 26
Rank change year-on-year +2 -33 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 27 26 53
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 3.69% 3.67% 7.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.82% 3.72% 8.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 17 49
Oxford median daily rate £475 £438 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.57% -2.78% -
10th Percentile £360 £330 £327
90th Percentile £530 £576 £600
Oxfordshire median daily rate £450 £444 £450
% change year-on-year +1.41% -1.39% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Oxford median hourly rate - £27.50 £27.50
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - £27.50 £27.50

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxford. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Oxford
Contract vacancies in Oxford with a recognized job title 707 698 658
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.58% 98.59% 97.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 592 531 519
Oxford median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £257 £185 £213
90th Percentile £580 £538 £520
Oxfordshire median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +7.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 20 38
Oxford median hourly rate £17.89 £14.44 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.88% -23.00% +33.93%
10th Percentile £11.87 £10.45 £8.50
90th Percentile £77.50 £38.40 £55.00
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £17.77 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year +4.53% +6.25% +4.92%

Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxford

Job postings that featured Consultant in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Oxford.

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 6 months to 20 November 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 20 November 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 8 (29.63%) Salesforce.com
1 8 (29.63%) Billing
2 7 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (25.93%) Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
3 6 (22.22%) SDLC
3 6 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (22.22%) Migration
3 6 (22.22%) VMware
3 6 (22.22%) SQL
3 6 (22.22%) Microsoft
4 5 (18.52%) Oracle
4 5 (18.52%) ERP
4 5 (18.52%) Hyper-V
4 5 (18.52%) Apex Code
4 5 (18.52%) QA
4 5 (18.52%) Data Analysis
4 5 (18.52%) Quote-to-Cash
5 4 (14.81%) Data Migration
5 4 (14.81%) Order to Cash
5 4 (14.81%) Oracle Receivables
5 4 (14.81%) Oracle TCA
5 4 (14.81%) Oracle EBS R12
5 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (14.81%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (14.81%) Windows
5 4 (14.81%) Active Directory
5 4 (14.81%) DNS
5 4 (14.81%) Finance
6 3 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (11.11%) Replication

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:

Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (14.81%) Oracle EBS R12
1 4 (14.81%) Oracle Receivables
1 4 (14.81%) Oracle TCA
2 2 (7.41%) Oracle FAH
3 1 (3.70%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (3.70%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (3.70%) SAP MM
3 1 (3.70%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.81%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (7.41%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (7.41%) Azure Data Factory
2 2 (7.41%) IaaS
2 2 (7.41%) Office 365
2 2 (7.41%) PaaS
2 2 (7.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.81%) DNS
2 3 (11.11%) Remote Desktop
2 3 (11.11%) VPN
3 2 (7.41%) DHCP
3 2 (7.41%) Kerberos
3 2 (7.41%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.11%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (7.41%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
2 2 (7.41%) Data Lake
2 2 (7.41%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (3.70%) MySQL
3 1 (3.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Jenkins
General
1 8 (29.63%) Billing
2 4 (14.81%) Finance
3 2 (7.41%) Legal
4 1 (3.70%) Law
4 1 (3.70%) Marketing
4 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.41%) JSON
1 2 (7.41%) Node.js
2 1 (3.70%) AngularJS
2 1 (3.70%) Hibernate
2 1 (3.70%) HTML
2 1 (3.70%) Spring
2 1 (3.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (11.11%) Replication
2 2 (7.41%) Data Centre
2 2 (7.41%) Management Information System
2 2 (7.41%) User Experience
3 1 (3.70%) Blog
3 1 (3.70%) Clustering
3 1 (3.70%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (3.70%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.81%) Windows
2 3 (11.11%) Windows Server
3 1 (3.70%) Windows 8
3 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.70%) Windows Vista
3 1 (3.70%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (25.93%) Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
2 6 (22.22%) Migration
2 6 (22.22%) SDLC
3 5 (18.52%) Data Analysis
3 5 (18.52%) ERP
3 5 (18.52%) Quote-to-Cash
4 4 (14.81%) Data Migration
4 4 (14.81%) Order to Cash
5 3 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (7.41%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (7.41%) Dashboard Development
6 2 (7.41%) DevOps
6 2 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (3.70%) Coaching
7 1 (3.70%) Kanban
7 1 (3.70%) Risk Analysis
7 1 (3.70%) Scrum
7 1 (3.70%) Test Automation
7 1 (3.70%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (22.22%) SQL
2 5 (18.52%) Apex Code
3 2 (7.41%) PowerShell
4 1 (3.70%) ABAP
4 1 (3.70%) Java
4 1 (3.70%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.70%) T-SQL
4 1 (3.70%) U-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) Degree
2 1 (3.70%) CIPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (18.52%) QA
System Software
1 6 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (18.52%) Hyper-V
3 4 (14.81%) Active Directory
4 2 (7.41%) Docker
4 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 2 (7.41%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 3 (11.11%) SCCM
1 3 (11.11%) SCOM
2 1 (3.70%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 8 (29.63%) Salesforce.com
2 6 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 6 (22.22%) VMware
3 5 (18.52%) Oracle
4 1 (3.70%) Cisco
4 1 (3.70%) McAfee
4 1 (3.70%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
4 1 (3.70%) SAP
4 1 (3.70%) TIBCO