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 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
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
Rank 109 109 95
Rank change year-on-year
0 -14
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 18 21 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.67% 0.81% 1.06%
As % of the Systems Management category 7.29% 9.91% 14.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 11 18
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£300 £280 £286
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £115 £144
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £326 £325
% change year-on-year
-6.44% +0.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £99.33 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-63.75% +175.90%
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
247 212 185
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 9.25% 8.16% 7.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 102 69
Average daily rate £400 £338 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £210 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £430 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £335 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.20% -4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 14 15
Average hourly rate £22.17 £27.00 £21.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.90% +26.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £16.15 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £37.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%

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 18 December 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 18 December 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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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 +9 6 £375 +10.29% 2
Slough - - - - 2
Bracknell - - - - 1
Maidenhead - - - -
HP Quality Center
South East

HP Quality Center
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 27 (72.97%) HP
2 12 (32.43%) Telecoms
2 12 (32.43%) Test Scripting
3 9 (24.32%) ISEB
3 9 (24.32%) Security Cleared
4 8 (21.62%) System Testing
4 8 (21.62%) User Acceptance Testing
4 8 (21.62%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 8 (21.62%) SharePoint
5 7 (18.92%) MS Office
5 7 (18.92%) Test Management
6 6 (16.22%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (16.22%) Billing
6 6 (16.22%) Software Testing
6 6 (16.22%) Incident Management
6 6 (16.22%) ITIL
7 5 (13.51%) SAP
7 5 (13.51%) SQL Server
7 5 (13.51%) SQL
7 5 (13.51%) UNIX
7 5 (13.51%) CRM
7 5 (13.51%) Microsoft
7 5 (13.51%) 3G
7 5 (13.51%) ISTQB
7 5 (13.51%) eTOM
7 5 (13.51%) Finance
7 5 (13.51%) Use Case
7 5 (13.51%) QA
7 5 (13.51%) Lync
7 5 (13.51%) Analytics

HP Quality Center
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 8 (21.62%) SharePoint
2 5 (13.51%) Lync
Applications
1 7 (18.92%) MS Office
2 1 (2.70%) MS Project
2 1 (2.70%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.70%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.70%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (8.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (5.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (2.70%) SAP WM
3 1 (2.70%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.51%) 3G
2 4 (10.81%) SS7
2 4 (10.81%) GSM
3 3 (8.11%) DNS
3 3 (8.11%) 2G
3 3 (8.11%) Wireshark
3 3 (8.11%) SIGTRAN
3 3 (8.11%) 4G
4 2 (5.41%) PuTTY
4 2 (5.41%) WinSCP
4 2 (5.41%) INAP
4 2 (5.41%) 3GPP
4 2 (5.41%) UMTS
4 2 (5.41%) TCP/IP
4 2 (5.41%) GPRS
5 1 (2.70%) DHCP
5 1 (2.70%) SNMP
5 1 (2.70%) IPv6
5 1 (2.70%) ISUP
5 1 (2.70%) 802.15
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.51%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (5.41%) PowerCenter
3 1 (2.70%) SAP BW
3 1 (2.70%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 2 (5.41%) TestLink
1 2 (5.41%) Selenium
1 2 (5.41%) TestNG
1 2 (5.41%) WebDriver
1 2 (5.41%) JUnit
1 2 (5.41%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.70%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (2.70%) LoadRunner
2 1 (2.70%) JIRA
General
1 12 (32.43%) Telecoms
2 6 (16.22%) Billing
3 5 (13.51%) Finance
4 3 (8.11%) Manufacturing
4 3 (8.11%) Retail
5 2 (5.41%) Marketing
5 2 (5.41%) Electronics
6 1 (2.70%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (2.70%) Legal
6 1 (2.70%) Back Office
6 1 (2.70%) German Language
Job Titles
1 12 (32.43%) Analyst
2 10 (27.03%) Test Analyst
3 7 (18.92%) Test Engineer
4 4 (10.81%) Developer
5 3 (8.11%) Project Manager
5 3 (8.11%) Tester
6 2 (5.41%) QA Leader
6 2 (5.41%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Informatica Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Test Manager
7 1 (2.70%) Software Developer
7 1 (2.70%) Network Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) QA Tester
7 1 (2.70%) Telecoms Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) Network Analyst
7 1 (2.70%) SAP Project Manager
7 1 (2.70%) Senior Test Analyst
7 1 (2.70%) Senior Tester
7 1 (2.70%) IT Project Manager
7 1 (2.70%) Senior QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.41%) XML
2 1 (2.70%) EDI
2 1 (2.70%) JSON
2 1 (2.70%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.41%) Data Structures
2 2 (5.41%) IPTV
2 2 (5.41%) DTV
3 1 (2.70%) EPoS
3 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.70%) Replication
3 1 (2.70%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.70%) iPad
3 1 (2.70%) Learning Management System
3 1 (2.70%) Smart Meter
3 1 (2.70%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.51%) UNIX
2 3 (8.11%) Windows
3 1 (2.70%) Windows 2000
3 1 (2.70%) Windows Vista
3 1 (2.70%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (32.43%) Test Scripting
2 8 (21.62%) System Testing
2 8 (21.62%) User Acceptance Testing
3 7 (18.92%) Test Management
4 6 (16.22%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (16.22%) Software Testing
4 6 (16.22%) Incident Management
4 6 (16.22%) ITIL
5 5 (13.51%) CRM
5 5 (13.51%) eTOM
5 5 (13.51%) Use Case
5 5 (13.51%) Analytics
6 3 (8.11%) Project Management
6 3 (8.11%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (8.11%) Regression Testing
6 3 (8.11%) Scrum
6 3 (8.11%) Manual Testing
6 3 (8.11%) Time Management
6 3 (8.11%) Waterfall
6 3 (8.11%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 5 (13.51%) SQL
2 4 (10.81%) Java
3 2 (5.41%) Ruby
3 2 (5.41%) Shell Script
3 2 (5.41%) Python
3 2 (5.41%) C#
3 2 (5.41%) VB
3 2 (5.41%) JavaScript
3 2 (5.41%) Perl
3 2 (5.41%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (24.32%) ISEB
1 9 (24.32%) Security Cleared
2 8 (21.62%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 5 (13.51%) ISTQB
3 5 (13.51%) DV Cleared
4 4 (10.81%) SC Cleared
5 2 (5.41%) Degree
6 1 (2.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (2.70%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (2.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.51%) QA
2 1 (2.70%) Solvency II
System Software
1 1 (2.70%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.70%) Firmware
Vendors
1 27 (72.97%) HP
2 5 (13.51%) SAP
2 5 (13.51%) Microsoft
3 3 (8.11%) Oracle
3 3 (8.11%) Informatica
4 2 (5.41%) Serena
5 1 (2.70%) Remedy
5 1 (2.70%) Pegasus
5 1 (2.70%) Cisco
5 1 (2.70%) NetCracker
5 1 (2.70%) Huawei
5 1 (2.70%) Comptel
5 1 (2.70%) F5
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