The table below looks at the statistics for HP Quality Center skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire 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 26 May 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
Rank 77 66 41
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -25
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 4 3 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.41% 0.38% 2.87%
As % of the Systems Management category 4.26% 3.26% 25.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 6
Average daily rate
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£330 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £450 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £357 £450 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £339
% change year-on-year
- -4.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £110.00 £37.25
% change year-on-year
-75.00% +195.30%
HP Quality Center
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Systems Management Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
94 92 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 9.57% 11.50% 11.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 34 27
Average daily rate £525 £323 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+62.79% -0.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £430 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 5
Average hourly rate £20.19 £32.50 £44.90
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.89% -27.61%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £23.25 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-13.18% +16.25%

HP Quality Center
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

HP Quality Center Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

HP Quality Center
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

HP Quality Center Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

HP Quality Center
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

HP Quality Center Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

HP Quality Center
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

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 Cheshire region over the 3 months to 26 May 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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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
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Job
Vacancies
Chester +4 3 £300 -
HP Quality Center
North West

HP Quality Center
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 3 (60.00%) Finance
1 3 (60.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 3 (60.00%) Banking
2 2 (40.00%) ISEB
3 1 (20.00%) TestDirector
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Test Management
3 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (20.00%) Time Management
3 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) System Integration Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Investment Banking
3 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (20.00%) HP

HP Quality Center
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) TestDirector
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
1 3 (60.00%) Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Test Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Test Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Business Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Banking Business Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Business Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) OAT Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Test Management
2 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (20.00%) Time Management
2 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 1 (20.00%) System Integration Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) ISEB
2 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) HP
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