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 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
Rank 106 93 95
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +2
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 19 36 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.78% 1.42% 1.66%
As % of the Systems Management category 10.38% 13.38% 18.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 22 27
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£255 £315 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.04% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £98 £300 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £398 £326
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £304
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +15.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Average hourly rate - - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £24.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+35.41% +20.00%
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
183 269 282
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 7.48% 10.64% 9.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 101 109
Average daily rate £380 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.92% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £165 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £401 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £313
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +8.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 13 9
Average hourly rate £17.25 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.42% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.75 £37.50 £20.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.50 £18.25
% change year-on-year
-4.25% +28.76%

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 September 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 September 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 -4 5 £113 -64.84% 3
Slough -5 4 £253 -36.87%
Newbury - 4 £220 -
Bracknell -4 2 - - 1
Maidenhead - - - - 1
HP Quality Center
South East

HP Quality Center
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 37 (67.27%) HP
2 26 (47.27%) ISEB
3 25 (45.45%) Telecoms
4 21 (38.18%) Test Scripting
5 19 (34.55%) Software Testing
6 18 (32.73%) Windows
7 17 (30.91%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 15 (27.27%) Finance
9 11 (20.00%) TestDirector
9 11 (20.00%) Test Planning
10 10 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
10 10 (18.18%) QA
10 10 (18.18%) Security Cleared
10 10 (18.18%) SQL
10 10 (18.18%) SAP
10 10 (18.18%) DNS
11 9 (16.36%) QuickTest Pro
11 9 (16.36%) Manufacturing
11 9 (16.36%) Electronics
11 9 (16.36%) Programme Management
11 9 (16.36%) Test Automation
11 9 (16.36%) Billing
12 8 (14.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
12 8 (14.55%) Marketing
12 8 (14.55%) Digital Marketing
12 8 (14.55%) DTV
12 8 (14.55%) Business Intelligence
13 7 (12.73%) MS Office
13 7 (12.73%) Java
13 7 (12.73%) Windows XP

HP Quality Center
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 (10.91%) SharePoint
1 6 (10.91%) SharePoint Server
2 3 (5.45%) Lync
2 3 (5.45%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.82%) WebLogic
Applications
1 7 (12.73%) MS Office
2 2 (3.64%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (1.82%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (14.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (7.27%) JDE OneWorld
3 1 (1.82%) SAP FI
3 1 (1.82%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (1.82%) SAP CO
3 1 (1.82%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (18.18%) DNS
2 7 (12.73%) LTE
3 6 (10.91%) Firewall
4 5 (9.09%) 3G
4 5 (9.09%) 4G
4 5 (9.09%) Wireless
5 4 (7.27%) IPsec
5 4 (7.27%) 2G
5 4 (7.27%) Wireshark
5 4 (7.27%) SIGTRAN
5 4 (7.27%) Network Security
5 4 (7.27%) IPv6
5 4 (7.27%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (7.27%) INAP
5 4 (7.27%) DHCP
5 4 (7.27%) LAN
6 3 (5.45%) GPRS
6 3 (5.45%) 3GPP
6 3 (5.45%) SNMP
6 3 (5.45%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.45%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.82%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 11 (20.00%) TestDirector
2 9 (16.36%) QuickTest Pro
3 6 (10.91%) WinRunner
4 4 (7.27%) Selenium
5 3 (5.45%) JUnit
5 3 (5.45%) TestNG
5 3 (5.45%) WebDriver
6 2 (3.64%) Rational Performance Tester
6 2 (3.64%) LoadRunner
7 1 (1.82%) Introscope
7 1 (1.82%) JMeter
7 1 (1.82%) LabVIEW
7 1 (1.82%) Toad
7 1 (1.82%) JProfiler
7 1 (1.82%) SoapUI
7 1 (1.82%) Robotium
7 1 (1.82%) JBehave
General
1 25 (45.45%) Telecoms
2 15 (27.27%) Finance
3 9 (16.36%) Manufacturing
3 9 (16.36%) Billing
3 9 (16.36%) Electronics
4 8 (14.55%) Marketing
5 6 (10.91%) Retail
6 1 (1.82%) German Language
Job Titles
1 22 (40.00%) Analyst
2 19 (34.55%) Test Analyst
3 8 (14.55%) Tester
4 6 (10.91%) Consultant
5 5 (9.09%) Test Engineer
6 4 (7.27%) Infrastructure Tester
6 4 (7.27%) Network Analyst
6 4 (7.27%) Test Consultant
7 3 (5.45%) Solutions Analyst
7 3 (5.45%) Integration Analyst
7 3 (5.45%) QA Leader
8 2 (3.64%) Test Leader
8 2 (3.64%) Test Manager
8 2 (3.64%) Project Manager
8 2 (3.64%) Technical Tester
9 1 (1.82%) Performance Tester
9 1 (1.82%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
9 1 (1.82%) SAP Consultant
9 1 (1.82%) IT Project Manager
9 1 (1.82%) Informatica Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.45%) JSON
1 3 (5.45%) REST
2 2 (3.64%) SOAP
2 2 (3.64%) XML
3 1 (1.82%) DOM
3 1 (1.82%) ODBC
3 1 (1.82%) Middleware
3 1 (1.82%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 10 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (14.55%) DTV
3 5 (9.09%) Clustering
4 4 (7.27%) Smart Meter
5 3 (5.45%) Learning Management System
5 3 (5.45%) Management Information System
6 2 (3.64%) Firmware
6 2 (3.64%) iPad
6 2 (3.64%) Mobile App
6 2 (3.64%) IPTV
7 1 (1.82%) Statistics
7 1 (1.82%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 18 (32.73%) Windows
2 7 (12.73%) Windows XP
3 6 (10.91%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (9.09%) AIX
4 5 (9.09%) UNIX
5 3 (5.45%) Windows 8
6 2 (3.64%) Linux
7 1 (1.82%) Solaris
7 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (38.18%) Test Scripting
2 19 (34.55%) Software Testing
3 11 (20.00%) Test Planning
4 9 (16.36%) Test Automation
4 9 (16.36%) Programme Management
5 8 (14.55%) Digital Marketing
5 8 (14.55%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (12.73%) Test Management
7 6 (10.91%) User Acceptance Testing
7 6 (10.91%) Manual Testing
7 6 (10.91%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (9.09%) Automated Testing
9 4 (7.27%) Incident Management
9 4 (7.27%) Use Case
9 4 (7.27%) Process Management
9 4 (7.27%) ITIL
9 4 (7.27%) Regression Testing
9 4 (7.27%) Scrum
10 3 (5.45%) Service Management
10 3 (5.45%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 10 (18.18%) SQL
2 7 (12.73%) Java
3 5 (9.09%) VB
3 5 (9.09%) Python
4 4 (7.27%) Perl
5 3 (5.45%) JavaScript
5 3 (5.45%) C#
5 3 (5.45%) Shell Script
5 3 (5.45%) Ruby
6 2 (3.64%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.82%) VBScript
7 1 (1.82%) C++
7 1 (1.82%) XPath
7 1 (1.82%) Groovy
7 1 (1.82%) C
Qualifications
1 26 (47.27%) ISEB
2 17 (30.91%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 10 (18.18%) Security Cleared
4 7 (12.73%) SC Cleared
5 4 (7.27%) ISTQB
6 3 (5.45%) DV Cleared
7 2 (3.64%) Degree
7 2 (3.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (1.82%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.82%) PMP
8 1 (1.82%) PMI Certification
8 1 (1.82%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (18.18%) QA
System Software
1 5 (9.09%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.82%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (9.09%) Netcool
1 5 (9.09%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 5 (9.09%) McAfee ePO
2 3 (5.45%) SCCM
3 1 (1.82%) nmon
Vendors
1 37 (67.27%) HP
2 10 (18.18%) SAP
3 5 (9.09%) Veritas
3 5 (9.09%) Citrix
3 5 (9.09%) McAfee
4 4 (7.27%) Oracle
4 4 (7.27%) F5
5 3 (5.45%) Comptel
5 3 (5.45%) NetCracker
6 2 (3.64%) Cisco
7 1 (1.82%) Microsoft
7 1 (1.82%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.82%) Remedy
7 1 (1.82%) Juniper
7 1 (1.82%) Informatica
7 1 (1.82%) NetHawk
7 1 (1.82%) Agilent
7 1 (1.82%) VMware
7 1 (1.82%) Amdocs
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