Period
to 17 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Data Consultant was £430 per day in advertised job vacancies in Oxford during the 6 months to 17 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.

Data Consultant
Oxfordshire > Oxford
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 83 81 74
Rank change year-on-year -2 -7 -26
Contract jobs requiring a Data Consultant 3 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 0.41% 0.14% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 0.14% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Oxford median daily rate £430 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.47% +5.56% -
Oxfordshire median daily rate £490 £325 £450
% change year-on-year +50.77% -27.78% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Oxford median hourly rate - - -
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - - -

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 714 706 665
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.62% 98.47% 97.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 598 537 524
Oxford median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% - +7.02%
10th Percentile £259 £187 £213
90th Percentile £588 £538 £520
Oxfordshire median daily rate £450 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +7.14% +5.00% +9.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 21 39
Oxford median hourly rate £17.89 £14.88 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.24% -15.00% +25.00%
10th Percentile £11.87 £10.50 £8.50
90th Percentile £77.50 £37.25 £55.00
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £17.77 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year +4.53% +3.03% +7.32%

Data Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxford

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Consultant in Oxford

Data Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Consultant in Oxford

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

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, Data 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 Data Consultant in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (66.67%) Data Lake
2 2 (66.67%) Azure Data Factory
2 2 (66.67%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Internet
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) PL/SQL
3 1 (33.33%) U-SQL
3 1 (33.33%) Data Quality
3 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) SDLC
3 1 (33.33%) Blog
3 1 (33.33%) Data Migration
3 1 (33.33%) Data Cleansing
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
3 1 (33.33%) ETL
3 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) Data Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Change Management
3 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (33.33%) Migration

Data 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Azure Data Factory
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
1 2 (66.67%) Data Lake
1 2 (66.67%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (33.33%) Blog
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Change Management
1 1 (33.33%) Data Analysis
1 1 (33.33%) Data Cleansing
1 1 (33.33%) Data Migration
1 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
1 1 (33.33%) ETL
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
1 1 (33.33%) Project Management
1 1 (33.33%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) PL/SQL
2 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
2 1 (33.33%) U-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle