The median contractor rate for a Consultant was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in Oxford during the 3 months to 28 March 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
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 30 32 38
Rank change year-on-year +2 +6  
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 11 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 3.94% 2.12% 2.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.94% 2.22% 2.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 8
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £401 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £438 £438
% change year-on-year +2.85% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.00 £50.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year -6.00% +38.88%  

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 279 225 358
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxford 100.00% 95.34% 96.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 202 171 244
Median daily rate £375 £325 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% -21.21%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £150 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 12 26
Median hourly rate £14.53 £14.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.17% -9.37%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.80 £10.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £35.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.63 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.82% +15.44%  

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 28 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 28 March 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 6 (24.00%) Oracle
1 6 (24.00%) Migration
2 5 (20.00%) Finance
2 5 (20.00%) SQL
2 5 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (20.00%) ERP
2 5 (20.00%) Degree
2 5 (20.00%) Oracle EBS R12
3 4 (16.00%) Data Analysis
3 4 (16.00%) MS Office
3 4 (16.00%) SAP
3 4 (16.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (16.00%) Java
3 4 (16.00%) Oracle TCA
3 4 (16.00%) Order to Cash
4 3 (12.00%) Oracle Receivables
4 3 (12.00%) User Experience
4 3 (12.00%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (12.00%) Data Migration
4 3 (12.00%) Apex Code
5 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (8.00%) AngularJS
5 2 (8.00%) Logistics
5 2 (8.00%) Ruby
5 2 (8.00%) VPN
5 2 (8.00%) Service Delivery
5 2 (8.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (8.00%) ITIL
5 2 (8.00%) Data Modelling

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 (4.00%) Apache
1 1 (4.00%) CMS
1 1 (4.00%) Drupal
1 1 (4.00%) Joomla!
1 1 (4.00%) nginx
1 1 (4.00%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (16.00%) MS Office
3 1 (4.00%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (4.00%) MS Visio
3 1 (4.00%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (20.00%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (16.00%) Oracle TCA
3 3 (12.00%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (4.00%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (4.00%) SAP CS
4 1 (4.00%) SAP EWM
4 1 (4.00%) SAP Hybris
4 1 (4.00%) SAP MM
4 1 (4.00%) SAP SD
4 1 (4.00%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) VPN
2 1 (4.00%) BGP
2 1 (4.00%) DNS
2 1 (4.00%) Ethernet
2 1 (4.00%) Firewall
2 1 (4.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (4.00%) Network Security
2 1 (4.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.00%) VoIP
2 1 (4.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (4.00%) MySQL
1 1 (4.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (4.00%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Babel
1 1 (4.00%) Bitbucket
1 1 (4.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (4.00%) Gradle
1 1 (4.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (4.00%) JIRA
1 1 (4.00%) Maven
1 1 (4.00%) Talend Open Studio
1 1 (4.00%) Travis CI
1 1 (4.00%) webpack
General
1 5 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) French Language
2 1 (4.00%) Marketing
2 1 (4.00%) Publishing
2 1 (4.00%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (4.00%) BAPI
2 1 (4.00%) CSS
2 1 (4.00%) HTML
2 1 (4.00%) HTML5
2 1 (4.00%) Node.js
2 1 (4.00%) REST
2 1 (4.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (4.00%) SAP ALE
2 1 (4.00%) SAP Smart Forms
2 1 (4.00%) Spring
2 1 (4.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) User Experience
2 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.00%) Linux
1 1 (4.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (24.00%) Migration
2 5 (20.00%) ERP
3 4 (16.00%) Data Analysis
3 4 (16.00%) Order to Cash
4 3 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (12.00%) Data Migration
5 2 (8.00%) Data Modelling
5 2 (8.00%) ETL
5 2 (8.00%) ITIL
5 2 (8.00%) Logistics
5 2 (8.00%) Service Delivery
6 1 (4.00%) Change Management
6 1 (4.00%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (4.00%) CRM
6 1 (4.00%) Data Management
6 1 (4.00%) Data Security
6 1 (4.00%) Integration Testing
6 1 (4.00%) OO
6 1 (4.00%) TDD
6 1 (4.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.00%) SQL
2 4 (16.00%) Java
3 3 (12.00%) Apex Code
4 2 (8.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (8.00%) Ruby
5 1 (4.00%) ABAP
5 1 (4.00%) C
5 1 (4.00%) C++
5 1 (4.00%) ES6
5 1 (4.00%) Perl
5 1 (4.00%) Python
5 1 (4.00%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 5 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (4.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (4.00%) MCSE
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) PMO
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) Nagios
1 1 (4.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (24.00%) Oracle
2 4 (16.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (16.00%) SAP
3 3 (12.00%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (4.00%) hybris
4 1 (4.00%) Juniper
4 1 (4.00%) Palo Alto
4 1 (4.00%) SolarWinds
4 1 (4.00%) Talend
4 1 (4.00%) Workday