The first table below looks at the demand for HP Quality Center skills in IT contracts advertised for the Brighton 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 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 Brighton 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
Rank - 24 34
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 0 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton - 1.55% 0.85%
As % of the Systems Management category - 33.33% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 2
Average daily rate - £345 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -13.75%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +4.61%
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
Brighton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
7 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 3.66% 4.65% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 2
Average daily rate £295 £345 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.49% -13.75%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +8.10%
HP Quality Center
East Sussex

HP Quality Center
Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

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

HP Quality Center Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

HP Quality Center
Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

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

HP Quality Center Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

HP Quality Center
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Brighton 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 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) HP
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
4 1 (20.00%) System Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
4 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
4 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Scrum
4 1 (20.00%) C#
4 1 (20.00%) ISEB
4 1 (20.00%) TestDirector
4 1 (20.00%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (20.00%) .NET
4 1 (20.00%) MS Project
4 1 (20.00%) SAP
4 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (20.00%) ETL
4 1 (20.00%) Progress
4 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (20.00%) B2C

HP Quality Center
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Brighton 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 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Project
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (20.00%) TestDirector
1 1 (20.00%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 4 (80.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Automation Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Automation Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Test Automation Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) MI Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Test Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Test Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (20.00%) System Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Scrum
2 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (20.00%) ETL
2 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (20.00%) B2C
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (20.00%) ISEB
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) HP
2 1 (20.00%) SAP
2 1 (20.00%) Progress