Period
to 24 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Consultant was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in Oxfordshire during the 6 months to 24 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
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 56 54 33
Rank change year-on-year -2 -21 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 51 60 88
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 4.17% 4.75% 6.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.35% 4.88% 6.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 41 76
Oxfordshire median daily rate £450 £450 £450
10th Percentile £363 £319 £326
90th Percentile £525 £538 £600
South East median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - £25.35 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -7.84% +22.22%
South East median hourly rate £54.00 £36.25 £60.50
% change year-on-year +48.97% -40.08% +168.89%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire. 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
Oxfordshire
Contract vacancies in Oxfordshire with a recognized job title 1173 1230 1283
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.83% 97.46% 97.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 916 862 907
Oxfordshire median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £250 £210 £213
90th Percentile £588 £538 £520
South East median daily rate £415 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.23% +6.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 47 77
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £17.77 £17.43 £16.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.95% +3.60% +8.55%
10th Percentile £10.00 £10.65 £9.99
90th Percentile £62.50 £40.00 £55.00
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -7.69% +5.41% +15.63%

Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Consultant in Oxfordshire

Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Consultant in Oxfordshire

Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Consultant in Oxfordshire over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Consultant in Oxfordshire

Consultant
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Consultant in Oxfordshire

Consultant
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Consultant within the Oxfordshire region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford -5 27 £475 +8.57% 5
Banbury -1 4 £413 +10.00%
Kidlington - 4 £475 -
Thame - 1 £400 -
Abingdon - 1 £550 - 2
Consultant
South East

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

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

1 12 (23.53%) Finance
2 11 (21.57%) Migration
2 11 (21.57%) Salesforce.com
3 10 (19.61%) Microsoft
3 10 (19.61%) SQL
3 10 (19.61%) Oracle
3 10 (19.61%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (17.65%) Billing
4 9 (17.65%) ERP
5 8 (15.69%) VMware
5 8 (15.69%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (15.69%) Amazon AWS
5 8 (15.69%) Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
6 7 (13.73%) Oracle Receivables
6 7 (13.73%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (13.73%) Data Analysis
6 7 (13.73%) Windows
6 7 (13.73%) Active Directory
7 6 (11.76%) Microsoft Excel
7 6 (11.76%) SAP
7 6 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
7 6 (11.76%) Oracle TCA
7 6 (11.76%) SDLC
7 6 (11.76%) Order to Cash
7 6 (11.76%) Data Migration
7 6 (11.76%) Oracle EBS R12
7 6 (11.76%) Hyper-V
8 5 (9.80%) QA
8 5 (9.80%) Apex Code
8 5 (9.80%) Windows Server

Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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 (3.92%) NetWeaver
1 2 (3.92%) SharePoint
1 2 (3.92%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (1.96%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (1.96%) Sitefinity
2 1 (1.96%) Skype for Business
2 1 (1.96%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (11.76%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (7.84%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 7 (13.73%) Oracle Receivables
2 6 (11.76%) Oracle EBS R12
2 6 (11.76%) Oracle TCA
3 3 (5.88%) Oracle FAH
3 3 (5.88%) SAP SD
4 2 (3.92%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (3.92%) SAP MM
5 1 (1.96%) BusinessWorks
5 1 (1.96%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (1.96%) Oracle Assets
5 1 (1.96%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (1.96%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (1.96%) ResourceLink
5 1 (1.96%) Sage 200
5 1 (1.96%) SAP CO
5 1 (1.96%) SAP CRM
5 1 (1.96%) SAP FI
5 1 (1.96%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (1.96%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 8 (15.69%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (7.84%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (5.88%) AWS Lambda
4 3 (5.88%) Office 365
4 3 (5.88%) Serverless
5 2 (3.92%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 2 (3.92%) Amazon S3
5 2 (3.92%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (3.92%) Azure Data Factory
5 2 (3.92%) FinancialForce
5 2 (3.92%) IaaS
5 2 (3.92%) PaaS
5 2 (3.92%) SaaS
6 1 (1.96%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
6 1 (1.96%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.84%) DNS
2 3 (5.88%) Remote Desktop
2 3 (5.88%) VPN
3 2 (3.92%) DHCP
3 2 (3.92%) Kerberos
3 2 (3.92%) LDAP
4 1 (1.96%) SAN
4 1 (1.96%) Skype
4 1 (1.96%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.80%) Oracle Reports
2 4 (7.84%) SQL Server
3 3 (5.88%) SAP HANA
3 3 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (3.92%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
4 2 (3.92%) Data Lake
4 2 (3.92%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (3.92%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (3.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.96%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (1.96%) Big Data
5 1 (1.96%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.96%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.96%) MySQL
5 1 (1.96%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (5.88%) Maven
2 2 (3.92%) Artifactory
2 2 (3.92%) Cucumber
2 2 (3.92%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.92%) Jenkins
2 2 (3.92%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (1.96%) Ant
3 1 (1.96%) Bitbucket
3 1 (1.96%) JMeter
3 1 (1.96%) JUnit
3 1 (1.96%) NetBeans
3 1 (1.96%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.96%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 12 (23.53%) Finance
2 9 (17.65%) Billing
3 3 (5.88%) Banking
3 3 (5.88%) Legal
4 2 (3.92%) Marketing
4 2 (3.92%) Publishing
5 1 (1.96%) Advertising
5 1 (1.96%) Law
5 1 (1.96%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.96%) Portuguese Language
5 1 (1.96%) Retail
5 1 (1.96%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.88%) HTML
1 3 (5.88%) Node.js
1 3 (5.88%) Web Services
2 2 (3.92%) IDoc
2 2 (3.92%) JSON
2 2 (3.92%) SAP PI
2 2 (3.92%) SAP XI
3 1 (1.96%) .NET
3 1 (1.96%) Ajax
3 1 (1.96%) AngularJS
3 1 (1.96%) Hibernate
3 1 (1.96%) JSF
3 1 (1.96%) JSP
3 1 (1.96%) JSR 168
3 1 (1.96%) Mason
3 1 (1.96%) Oracle ADF
3 1 (1.96%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (1.96%) SPML
3 1 (1.96%) Spring
3 1 (1.96%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.84%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (7.84%) User Experience
2 3 (5.88%) Management Information System
2 3 (5.88%) Replication
3 2 (3.92%) Clustering
3 2 (3.92%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.96%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.96%) Blog
4 1 (1.96%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.96%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 7 (13.73%) Windows
2 5 (9.80%) Windows Server
3 2 (3.92%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.96%) Windows 8
4 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.96%) Windows Vista
4 1 (1.96%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (21.57%) Migration
2 10 (19.61%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (17.65%) ERP
4 8 (15.69%) Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
5 7 (13.73%) Data Analysis
5 7 (13.73%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (11.76%) Data Migration
6 6 (11.76%) Order to Cash
6 6 (11.76%) SDLC
7 5 (9.80%) DevOps
7 5 (9.80%) Quote-to-Cash
8 3 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (5.88%) Configuration Management
8 3 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (5.88%) CRM
8 3 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
9 2 (3.92%) Process Improvement
9 2 (3.92%) Scrum
9 2 (3.92%) Software Engineering
9 2 (3.92%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 10 (19.61%) SQL
2 5 (9.80%) Apex Code
2 5 (9.80%) Java
3 3 (5.88%) ABAP
3 3 (5.88%) JavaScript
4 2 (3.92%) PowerShell
4 2 (3.92%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.96%) C#
5 1 (1.96%) Python
5 1 (1.96%) U-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (7.84%) Degree
2 1 (1.96%) CIPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.80%) QA
System Software
1 8 (15.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (13.73%) Active Directory
3 6 (11.76%) Hyper-V
4 5 (9.80%) Docker
5 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 2 (3.92%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (1.96%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (5.88%) SCCM
1 3 (5.88%) SCOM
1 3 (5.88%) Terraform
2 2 (3.92%) Puppet
3 1 (1.96%) Ansible
3 1 (1.96%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 11 (21.57%) Salesforce.com
2 10 (19.61%) Microsoft
2 10 (19.61%) Oracle
3 8 (15.69%) VMware
4 6 (11.76%) SAP
5 1 (1.96%) Cisco
5 1 (1.96%) HP
5 1 (1.96%) IBM
5 1 (1.96%) JDA
5 1 (1.96%) McAfee
5 1 (1.96%) NetApp
5 1 (1.96%) NGA Human Resources
5 1 (1.96%) Northgate
5 1 (1.96%) Sage
5 1 (1.96%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
5 1 (1.96%) TIBCO