The table below looks at the statistics for HP Quality Center skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire 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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
Rank 102 102 92
Rank change year-on-year
0 -10
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 21 31 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.85% 1.18% 1.71%
As % of the Systems Management category 9.81% 12.25% 18.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 23 28
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£350 £320 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £98 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £396 £322
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £344 £310
% change year-on-year
-5.45% +10.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Average hourly rate - - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £137.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-76.36% +587.50%
HP Quality Center
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Systems Management Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
214 253 269
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 8.67% 9.67% 9.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 105 97
Average daily rate £400 £338 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £210 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £320
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 19 9
Average hourly rate £25.67 £23.25 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.38% +16.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.93 £12.10 £19.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.40 £37.50 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £21.75 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+1.14% +14.47%

HP Quality Center
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

HP Quality Center Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

HP Quality Center
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

HP Quality Center Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

HP Quality Center
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HP Quality Center across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014.

HP Quality Center Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

HP Quality Center
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

HP Quality Center Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

HP Quality Center
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HP Quality Center within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +1 6 £350 +7.69% 3
Newbury - 5 £220 -
Slough -1 3 £250 -37.50%
Bracknell +1 2 - -
Maidenhead - - - - 1
HP Quality Center
South East

HP Quality Center
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire 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 38 (80.85%) HP
2 22 (46.81%) Telecoms
3 18 (38.30%) ISEB
4 16 (34.04%) Software Testing
4 16 (34.04%) Test Scripting
5 15 (31.91%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 15 (31.91%) Finance
6 11 (23.40%) Test Planning
7 10 (21.28%) QA
7 10 (21.28%) Billing
7 10 (21.28%) SAP
7 10 (21.28%) Windows
8 9 (19.15%) Programme Management
8 9 (19.15%) Manufacturing
8 9 (19.15%) Electronics
8 9 (19.15%) Test Management
9 8 (17.02%) Security Cleared
9 8 (17.02%) Digital Marketing
9 8 (17.02%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 8 (17.02%) Marketing
9 8 (17.02%) Analytical Skills
9 8 (17.02%) DTV
9 8 (17.02%) MS Office
9 8 (17.02%) DNS
9 8 (17.02%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (14.89%) Java
11 6 (12.77%) SQL
11 6 (12.77%) SharePoint
11 6 (12.77%) TestDirector
11 6 (12.77%) Agile Software Development

HP Quality Center
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire 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 6 (12.77%) SharePoint
2 4 (8.51%) Lync
3 3 (6.38%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.13%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (2.13%) WebLogic
Applications
1 8 (17.02%) MS Office
2 2 (4.26%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (2.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (17.02%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (8.51%) JDE OneWorld
3 3 (6.38%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (17.02%) DNS
2 6 (12.77%) LTE
3 5 (10.64%) 4G
4 4 (8.51%) SIGTRAN
4 4 (8.51%) LAN
4 4 (8.51%) 3G
4 4 (8.51%) INAP
4 4 (8.51%) Firewall
4 4 (8.51%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (8.51%) Wireless
5 3 (6.38%) IPsec
5 3 (6.38%) 2G
5 3 (6.38%) Wireshark
5 3 (6.38%) SS7
5 3 (6.38%) 3GPP
5 3 (6.38%) DHCP
5 3 (6.38%) GPRS
5 3 (6.38%) IPv6
5 3 (6.38%) DMZ
5 3 (6.38%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.64%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.26%) PowerCenter
2 2 (4.26%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (12.77%) TestDirector
2 4 (8.51%) Selenium
3 3 (6.38%) TestNG
3 3 (6.38%) WebDriver
3 3 (6.38%) QuickTest Pro
3 3 (6.38%) JUnit
3 3 (6.38%) TestLink
4 2 (4.26%) Visual Studio
5 1 (2.13%) Toad
5 1 (2.13%) WinRunner
5 1 (2.13%) LoadRunner
5 1 (2.13%) Introscope
5 1 (2.13%) JMeter
5 1 (2.13%) LabVIEW
5 1 (2.13%) JProfiler
5 1 (2.13%) SoapUI
5 1 (2.13%) Robotium
5 1 (2.13%) JBehave
5 1 (2.13%) Rational Performance Tester
General
1 22 (46.81%) Telecoms
2 15 (31.91%) Finance
3 10 (21.28%) Billing
4 9 (19.15%) Electronics
4 9 (19.15%) Manufacturing
5 8 (17.02%) Marketing
6 6 (12.77%) Retail
7 1 (2.13%) German Language
Job Titles
1 16 (34.04%) Analyst
2 14 (29.79%) Test Analyst
3 6 (12.77%) Tester
4 5 (10.64%) Consultant
4 5 (10.64%) Test Engineer
5 4 (8.51%) Test Consultant
5 4 (8.51%) Developer
6 3 (6.38%) Network Analyst
6 3 (6.38%) Infrastructure Tester
6 3 (6.38%) QA Leader
7 2 (4.26%) Solutions Analyst
7 2 (4.26%) Integration Analyst
7 2 (4.26%) Test Leader
7 2 (4.26%) Project Manager
7 2 (4.26%) Informatica Developer
7 2 (4.26%) Technical Tester
8 1 (2.13%) Telecoms Engineer
8 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Developer
8 1 (2.13%) IT Project Manager
8 1 (2.13%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.38%) XML
2 2 (4.26%) SOAP
2 2 (4.26%) JSON
2 2 (4.26%) REST
3 1 (2.13%) JDBC
3 1 (2.13%) DOM
3 1 (2.13%) ODBC
3 1 (2.13%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.02%) DTV
1 8 (17.02%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.38%) Management Information System
2 3 (6.38%) Smart Meter
3 2 (4.26%) Learning Management System
3 2 (4.26%) iPad
3 2 (4.26%) Mobile App
3 2 (4.26%) IPTV
3 2 (4.26%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.13%) Statistics
4 1 (2.13%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.13%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 10 (21.28%) Windows
2 5 (10.64%) UNIX
3 3 (6.38%) Windows XP
3 3 (6.38%) Windows 8
4 2 (4.26%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (4.26%) Linux
5 1 (2.13%) AIX
5 1 (2.13%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (34.04%) Software Testing
1 16 (34.04%) Test Scripting
2 11 (23.40%) Test Planning
3 9 (19.15%) Test Management
3 9 (19.15%) Programme Management
4 8 (17.02%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (17.02%) Digital Marketing
5 6 (12.77%) Manual Testing
5 6 (12.77%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (10.64%) ITIL
6 5 (10.64%) CRM
6 5 (10.64%) Incident Management
6 5 (10.64%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (10.64%) Automated Testing
6 5 (10.64%) Use Case
6 5 (10.64%) Test Automation
7 4 (8.51%) Analytics
7 4 (8.51%) eTOM
7 4 (8.51%) System Testing
7 4 (8.51%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 7 (14.89%) Java
2 6 (12.77%) SQL
3 5 (10.64%) VB
4 4 (8.51%) Python
4 4 (8.51%) Shell Script
5 3 (6.38%) Ruby
5 3 (6.38%) C#
5 3 (6.38%) JavaScript
5 3 (6.38%) Perl
6 2 (4.26%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.13%) C++
7 1 (2.13%) VBScript
7 1 (2.13%) XPath
7 1 (2.13%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 18 (38.30%) ISEB
2 15 (31.91%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 8 (17.02%) Security Cleared
4 5 (10.64%) SC Cleared
5 4 (8.51%) DV Cleared
5 4 (8.51%) ISTQB
6 2 (4.26%) Degree
6 2 (4.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (2.13%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (2.13%) PMP
7 1 (2.13%) PMI Certification
7 1 (2.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (21.28%) QA
System Software
1 4 (8.51%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.26%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (6.38%) SCCM
2 1 (2.13%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (2.13%) nmon
2 1 (2.13%) Netcool
2 1 (2.13%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 38 (80.85%) HP
2 10 (21.28%) SAP
3 4 (8.51%) Oracle
4 3 (6.38%) Microsoft
4 3 (6.38%) F5
5 2 (4.26%) Comptel
5 2 (4.26%) Serena
5 2 (4.26%) NetCracker
5 2 (4.26%) Cisco
5 2 (4.26%) Informatica
6 1 (2.13%) Veritas
6 1 (2.13%) Remedy
6 1 (2.13%) McAfee
6 1 (2.13%) Amdocs
6 1 (2.13%) Agilent
6 1 (2.13%) Citrix
6 1 (2.13%) Juniper
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