The first table below looks at the demand for HP Quality Center skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bracknell 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 17 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 Bracknell 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
Rank 33 21 21
Rank change year-on-year
-12 0
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 4 13 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 1.23% 6.31% 0.79%
As % of the Systems Management category 9.30% 48.15% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
Average daily rate £265 £250 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.00% -12.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
-5.79% +6.15%
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
Bracknell
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
43 27 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 13.27% 13.11% 10.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 12 2
Average daily rate £300 £340 £268
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +27.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £250 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £282
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Average hourly rate £16.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+21.95% +10.81%
HP Quality Center
Berkshire

HP Quality Center
Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

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

HP Quality Center Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

HP Quality Center
Daily Rate Trend in Bracknell

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

HP Quality Center Daily Rate Trend in Bracknell

HP Quality Center
Hourly Rate Trend in Bracknell

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

HP Quality Center Hourly Rate Trend in Bracknell

HP Quality Center
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bracknell 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 6 (66.67%) Test Scripting
1 6 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 6 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 5 (55.56%) Migration
3 3 (33.33%) VMware
3 3 (33.33%) Windows
3 3 (33.33%) HP
3 3 (33.33%) Data Migration
4 2 (22.22%) Verint
4 2 (22.22%) Unified Communications
4 2 (22.22%) Test Strategy
4 2 (22.22%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (22.22%) Test Automation
4 2 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (22.22%) Benchmarking
4 2 (22.22%) MGCP
4 2 (22.22%) Q.931
4 2 (22.22%) QSIG
4 2 (22.22%) H.323
4 2 (22.22%) LAN
4 2 (22.22%) PBX
4 2 (22.22%) WAN
4 2 (22.22%) Cisco
4 2 (22.22%) CCIE
4 2 (22.22%) XMPP
4 2 (22.22%) Marketing
4 2 (22.22%) Cisco IPT
4 2 (22.22%) Use Case
4 2 (22.22%) CCVP

HP Quality Center
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bracknell 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) LAN
1 2 (22.22%) PBX
1 2 (22.22%) WAN
1 2 (22.22%) MGCP
1 2 (22.22%) Q.931
1 2 (22.22%) QSIG
1 2 (22.22%) H.323
1 2 (22.22%) Cisco IPT
1 2 (22.22%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) LoadRunner
General
1 2 (22.22%) Marketing
2 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Analyst
1 6 (66.67%) Test Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Data Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Data Migration Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Cisco Expert
4 1 (11.11%) Testing Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Network Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) XMPP
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
3 1 (11.11%) Windows 8
3 1 (11.11%) Windows XP
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 5 (55.56%) Migration
3 3 (33.33%) Data Migration
4 2 (22.22%) Test Automation
4 2 (22.22%) Test Strategy
4 2 (22.22%) Benchmarking
4 2 (22.22%) Regression Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Use Case
5 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Performance Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Test Management
5 1 (11.11%) Business Continuity
5 1 (11.11%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (11.11%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 6 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (22.22%) CCIE
2 2 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (22.22%) CCVP
3 1 (11.11%) ISEB
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
1 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (11.11%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) HP
1 3 (33.33%) VMware
2 2 (22.22%) Verint
2 2 (22.22%) Cisco
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle