The table below looks at the statistics for Quality Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Quality Management over the 3 months to 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Management
Rank 48 - 34
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Quality Management 1 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 0.23% - 0.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.28% - 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£300 - £570
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £418 £410
% change year-on-year
-8.98% +1.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.00 £33.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+36.29% -3.57%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Oxford region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
351 125 182
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 82.01% 73.10% 71.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 244 75 112
Average daily rate £475 £370 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.37% -7.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £527
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 8 8
Average hourly rate £14.50 £37.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.33% +114.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.50 £14.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.60 £39.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

Quality Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Quality Management across the Oxford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Quality Management Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

Quality Management
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Quality Management across the Oxford region.

Quality Management Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

Quality Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford region citing Quality Management also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Quality Management.

1 3 (75.00%) Project Management
1 3 (75.00%) Change Management
1 3 (75.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (50.00%) Budget Control
2 2 (50.00%) Supplier Management
2 2 (50.00%) Project Planning
2 2 (50.00%) Demand Management
3 1 (25.00%) Service Management
3 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity
3 1 (25.00%) Firewall
3 1 (25.00%) ITSM
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (25.00%) LAN
3 1 (25.00%) VoIP
3 1 (25.00%) WAN
3 1 (25.00%) NetWare
3 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix
3 1 (25.00%) SAN
3 1 (25.00%) Novell
3 1 (25.00%) GroupWise
3 1 (25.00%) People Management
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) Time Management
3 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Kaspersky
3 1 (25.00%) NAS

Quality Management
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford region citing Quality Management also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Quality Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) GroupWise
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
1 1 (25.00%) LAN
1 1 (25.00%) VoIP
1 1 (25.00%) WAN
1 1 (25.00%) SAN
1 1 (25.00%) NAS
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Project Manager
1 3 (75.00%) Infrastructure Manager
2 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Project Management
1 3 (75.00%) Change Management
1 3 (75.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (50.00%) Budget Control
2 2 (50.00%) Supplier Management
2 2 (50.00%) Project Planning
2 2 (50.00%) Demand Management
3 1 (25.00%) Service Management
3 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity
3 1 (25.00%) ITSM
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (25.00%) People Management
3 1 (25.00%) Time Management
3 1 (25.00%) Network Management
3 1 (25.00%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Citrix
1 1 (25.00%) Novell
1 1 (25.00%) Kaspersky
1 1 (25.00%) Kaseya