The first table below looks at the demand for HP Quality Center skills in IT contracts advertised for the Basingstoke region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HP Quality Center over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Systems Management category for the Basingstoke region.

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 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
Rank 28 53 30
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -23
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 8 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 3.67% 0.41% 1.92%
As % of the Systems Management category 24.24% 5.88% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate £320 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £132.50 £36.00 £27.32
% change year-on-year
+268.05% +31.79%
Systems Management Category
Basingstoke
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
33 17 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 15.14% 7.05% 11.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 7 8
Average daily rate £185 £420 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-55.95% -6.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 0
Average hourly rate £28.00 £21.69 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.10% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +8.10%
HP Quality Center
Hampshire

HP Quality Center
Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing HP Quality Center across the Basingstoke region as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

HP Quality Center Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

HP Quality Center
Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

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

HP Quality Center Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

HP Quality Center
Hourly Rate Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing HP Quality Center across the Basingstoke region.

HP Quality Center Hourly Rate Trend in Basingstoke

HP Quality Center
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Basingstoke region citing HP Quality Center 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 HP Quality Center.

1 12 (85.71%) ISEB
2 10 (71.43%) HP
2 10 (71.43%) SQL
3 9 (64.29%) SharePoint
4 8 (57.14%) Automated Testing
4 8 (57.14%) Software Testing
4 8 (57.14%) Microsoft
4 8 (57.14%) HTTP
4 8 (57.14%) Web Services
4 8 (57.14%) ISTQB
4 8 (57.14%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (57.14%) SharePoint 2010
5 7 (50.00%) DSDM
5 7 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (50.00%) Finance
6 6 (42.86%) CMS
6 6 (42.86%) HTML
6 6 (42.86%) JavaScript
6 6 (42.86%) CSS
6 6 (42.86%) Ektron
6 6 (42.86%) Web Development
7 4 (28.57%) SC Cleared
7 4 (28.57%) Security Cleared
7 4 (28.57%) Windows
7 4 (28.57%) AIX
8 3 (21.43%) Clustering
9 2 (14.29%) WebSphere
9 2 (14.29%) DataPower
9 2 (14.29%) XPath
9 2 (14.29%) McAfee ePO

HP Quality Center
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Basingstoke region citing HP Quality Center 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 HP Quality Center. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (64.29%) SharePoint
2 8 (57.14%) SharePoint 2010
3 6 (42.86%) CMS
4 2 (14.29%) WebSphere
4 2 (14.29%) SharePoint Server
4 2 (14.29%) IBM HTTP Server
4 2 (14.29%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 8 (57.14%) HTTP
2 2 (14.29%) LDAP
2 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 2 (14.29%) HTTPS
2 2 (14.29%) SSL
2 2 (14.29%) FTP
Development Applications
1 8 (57.14%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (14.29%) WinRunner
2 2 (14.29%) TestDirector
2 2 (14.29%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 7 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Financial Institution
2 1 (7.14%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) Analyst
1 9 (64.29%) Test Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Web Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Web Test Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) WebSphere Server Specialist
3 2 (14.29%) Server Specialist
3 2 (14.29%) WebSphere Specialist
3 2 (14.29%) Test Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Applications Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) Tester
4 1 (7.14%) Applications Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Test Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) WebSphere Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) WebSphere Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Server Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) WebSphere Server Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (57.14%) Web Services
2 6 (42.86%) HTML
2 6 (42.86%) CSS
3 2 (14.29%) Middleware
3 2 (14.29%) XML
3 2 (14.29%) XSD
3 2 (14.29%) XSLT
3 2 (14.29%) SOAP
3 2 (14.29%) J2EE
3 2 (14.29%) XML Schema
4 1 (7.14%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Clustering
2 2 (14.29%) DataPower
2 2 (14.29%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) Windows
1 4 (28.57%) AIX
2 2 (14.29%) Solaris
2 2 (14.29%) UNIX
2 2 (14.29%) Windows XP
2 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Automated Testing
1 8 (57.14%) Software Testing
2 7 (50.00%) DSDM
2 7 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (42.86%) Web Development
4 2 (14.29%) Test Automation
4 2 (14.29%) Change Control
4 2 (14.29%) ITIL
5 1 (7.14%) Workflow
5 1 (7.14%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 10 (71.43%) SQL
2 6 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 2 (14.29%) XPath
3 2 (14.29%) Jython
Qualifications
1 12 (85.71%) ISEB
2 8 (57.14%) ISTQB
3 4 (28.57%) SC Cleared
3 4 (28.57%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) McAfee ePO
1 2 (14.29%) Tivoli
1 2 (14.29%) Tivoli Monitoring
1 2 (14.29%) Netcool
1 2 (14.29%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 2 (14.29%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 10 (71.43%) HP
2 8 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 6 (42.86%) Ektron
4 2 (14.29%) Remedy
4 2 (14.29%) McAfee
4 2 (14.29%) IBM
4 2 (14.29%) Citrix
4 2 (14.29%) Veritas