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 28 July 2015 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
Rank 71 93 87
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -6
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 47 29 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.83% 1.15% 1.57%
As % of the Systems Management category 17.60% 16.11% 12.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 13 20
Average daily rate
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£375 £300 £354
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -15.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £170 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -7.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.75 £38.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-42.76% +16.92%
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
267 180 295
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 10.39% 7.16% 12.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 84 109
Average daily rate £377 £363 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £203 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £439
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £345
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -2.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 6 11
Average hourly rate £20.00 £15.93 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.54% -47.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £11.75 £26.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.09 £21.00 £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £19.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+10.25% -13.33%

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 28 July 2015.

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 28 July 2015. 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
Newbury +7 11 - - 1
Slough +3 11 £323 +29.00%
Reading +2 11 £400 +33.33% 2
Maidenhead 0 3 £379 -
HP Quality Center
South East

HP Quality Center
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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 48 (52.75%) HP
2 31 (34.07%) Test Scripting
3 30 (32.97%) GSM
4 26 (28.57%) Telecoms
5 25 (27.47%) Test Management
6 22 (24.18%) Validation
7 21 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
8 19 (20.88%) User Acceptance Testing
8 19 (20.88%) Wireshark
9 18 (19.78%) 3G
9 18 (19.78%) UMTS
9 18 (19.78%) SQL
10 17 (18.68%) GPRS
10 17 (18.68%) 4G
10 17 (18.68%) Test Planning
11 15 (16.48%) ISEB
11 15 (16.48%) Diameter Protocol
11 15 (16.48%) Software Testing
12 14 (15.38%) LTE
12 14 (15.38%) VoLTE
12 14 (15.38%) Test Automation
12 14 (15.38%) 2G
13 13 (14.29%) Security Cleared
14 12 (13.19%) Requirements Analysis
14 12 (13.19%) SIGTRAN
14 12 (13.19%) Migration
14 12 (13.19%) SS7
15 11 (12.09%) Scrum
15 11 (12.09%) Wireless
15 11 (12.09%) HP UFT

HP Quality Center
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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 5 (5.49%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.10%) CMS
2 1 (1.10%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.10%) Confluence
2 1 (1.10%) Apache
Applications
1 7 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.20%) MS Project
3 1 (1.10%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.10%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (1.10%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (1.10%) Remedy AR System
Communications & Networking
1 30 (32.97%) GSM
2 19 (20.88%) Wireshark
3 18 (19.78%) 3G
3 18 (19.78%) UMTS
4 17 (18.68%) GPRS
4 17 (18.68%) 4G
5 15 (16.48%) Diameter Protocol
6 14 (15.38%) VoLTE
6 14 (15.38%) 2G
6 14 (15.38%) LTE
7 12 (13.19%) SS7
7 12 (13.19%) SIGTRAN
8 11 (12.09%) Wireless
9 9 (9.89%) HSDPA
9 9 (9.89%) RNC
10 6 (6.59%) NAS
10 6 (6.59%) TCP/IP
10 6 (6.59%) MVNO
11 5 (5.49%) CDMA
11 5 (5.49%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.59%) SQL Server
1 6 (6.59%) DB2
2 5 (5.49%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 11 (12.09%) HP UFT
1 11 (12.09%) JIRA
2 8 (8.79%) Selenium
3 5 (5.49%) Fiddler
3 5 (5.49%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (5.49%) SoapUI
4 3 (3.30%) LoadRunner
4 3 (3.30%) JMeter
5 2 (2.20%) InstallShield
5 2 (2.20%) WebDriver
5 2 (2.20%) Talend Open Studio
6 1 (1.10%) TestNG
6 1 (1.10%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.10%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.10%) Ranorex
6 1 (1.10%) Bugzilla
6 1 (1.10%) Maven
6 1 (1.10%) JUnit
6 1 (1.10%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.10%) WinRunner
General
1 26 (28.57%) Telecoms
2 7 (7.69%) Finance
2 7 (7.69%) Billing
3 3 (3.30%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.10%) Electronics
4 1 (1.10%) Marketing
4 1 (1.10%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.10%) Games
4 1 (1.10%) Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (27.47%) Analyst
2 20 (21.98%) Tester
2 20 (21.98%) Test Analyst
3 16 (17.58%) Test Engineer
4 11 (12.09%) Technical Tester
5 10 (10.99%) Test Manager
6 6 (6.59%) Automation Test Analyst
6 6 (6.59%) Automation Analyst
6 6 (6.59%) Wireless Engineer
7 5 (5.49%) Defect Manager
7 5 (5.49%) Test Leader
8 4 (4.40%) Telecoms Engineer
9 3 (3.30%) Senior Test Analyst
9 3 (3.30%) Software Engineer
9 3 (3.30%) Senior Analyst
9 3 (3.30%) Mobile Tester
10 2 (2.20%) UAT Test Analyst
10 2 (2.20%) Build Engineer
10 2 (2.20%) UAT Analyst
10 2 (2.20%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (12.09%) XML
2 8 (8.79%) SOAP
3 6 (6.59%) JSON
4 5 (5.49%) WCF
4 5 (5.49%) XSD
5 2 (2.20%) .NET
6 1 (1.10%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.20%) Smart Meter
3 1 (1.10%) Digital Media
3 1 (1.10%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.10%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.10%) DTV
3 1 (1.10%) Handset
3 1 (1.10%) Clustering
3 1 (1.10%) STB
3 1 (1.10%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 8 (8.79%) UNIX
2 7 (7.69%) AIX
3 3 (3.30%) Windows
3 3 (3.30%) Windows 7
4 2 (2.20%) Android
5 1 (1.10%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.10%) Solaris
5 1 (1.10%) Linux
5 1 (1.10%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.10%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.10%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (34.07%) Test Scripting
2 25 (27.47%) Test Management
3 22 (24.18%) Validation
4 21 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (20.88%) User Acceptance Testing
6 17 (18.68%) Test Planning
7 15 (16.48%) Software Testing
8 14 (15.38%) Test Automation
9 12 (13.19%) Requirements Analysis
9 12 (13.19%) Migration
10 11 (12.09%) Scrum
11 10 (10.99%) Integration Testing
12 8 (8.79%) Automated Testing
12 8 (8.79%) ETL
12 8 (8.79%) System Testing
13 7 (7.69%) Data Migration
13 7 (7.69%) Network Architecture
14 6 (6.59%) Test Strategy
14 6 (6.59%) Agile Testing
14 6 (6.59%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 18 (19.78%) SQL
2 6 (6.59%) Python
3 5 (5.49%) Java
4 3 (3.30%) C#
5 2 (2.20%) C
6 1 (1.10%) C++
6 1 (1.10%) VB
Qualifications
1 15 (16.48%) ISEB
2 13 (14.29%) Security Cleared
3 9 (9.89%) ISTQB
4 6 (6.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (4.40%) SC Cleared
5 4 (4.40%) DV Cleared
6 2 (2.20%) Degree
6 2 (2.20%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.10%) MCTS
7 1 (1.10%) MCITP
7 1 (1.10%) MCSE
7 1 (1.10%) MCSA
7 1 (1.10%) CCNP
7 1 (1.10%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.10%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (1.10%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.59%) QA
2 5 (5.49%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 5 (5.49%) GAMP
2 5 (5.49%) GxP
3 1 (1.10%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (5.49%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.20%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (1.10%) Squid
3 1 (1.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.10%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.10%) FreeRADIUS
3 1 (1.10%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (2.20%) SCCM
2 1 (1.10%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (1.10%) Iperf
2 1 (1.10%) Netcool
Vendors
1 48 (52.75%) HP
2 9 (9.89%) Microsoft
3 6 (6.59%) Ab Initio
4 3 (3.30%) Oracle
5 2 (2.20%) SAP
5 2 (2.20%) Ericsson
5 2 (2.20%) JDA
5 2 (2.20%) RedPrairie
5 2 (2.20%) Talend
6 1 (1.10%) VMware
6 1 (1.10%) hybris
6 1 (1.10%) Veritas
6 1 (1.10%) Remedy
6 1 (1.10%) McAfee
6 1 (1.10%) IBM
6 1 (1.10%) Citrix
6 1 (1.10%) BMC
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