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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
Rank 67 59 44
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -15
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 8 7 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.81% 0.89% 3.07%
As % of the Systems Management category 8.79% 9.72% 27.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 7
Average daily rate
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£300 £243 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.45% -42.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £216 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £364 £308 £429
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £315 £335
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -5.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £74.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-59.45% +127.69%
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
91 72 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 9.20% 9.17% 11.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 32 27
Average daily rate £438 £245 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+78.57% -24.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £135 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £388 £467
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £335
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 4
Average hourly rate £12.50 £31.50 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.31% -25.88%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £19.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+10.52% -15.55%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HP Quality Center across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 30 June 2015.

HP Quality Center Daily Rate Histogram 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 30 June 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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington - 3 £275 - 2
Chester -7 1 £330 +43.32% 1
Crewe - 1 £200 -
Runcorn - 1 - -
HP Quality Center
North West

HP Quality Center
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 7 (58.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 5 (41.67%) HP
3 4 (33.33%) SQL
4 3 (25.00%) CRM
4 3 (25.00%) ERP
4 3 (25.00%) Finance
4 3 (25.00%) Banking
4 3 (25.00%) Test Scripting
4 3 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 3 (25.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 2 (16.67%) ISTQB
5 2 (16.67%) ISEB
6 1 (8.33%) TestDirector
6 1 (8.33%) Oracle
6 1 (8.33%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (8.33%) Investment Banking
6 1 (8.33%) Migration
6 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (8.33%) Regression Testing
6 1 (8.33%) JIRA
6 1 (8.33%) Software Testing
6 1 (8.33%) Incident Management
6 1 (8.33%) Integration Testing
6 1 (8.33%) Test Management
6 1 (8.33%) System Integration Testing
6 1 (8.33%) Time Management
6 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
6 1 (8.33%) Test Strategy

HP Quality Center
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 (8.33%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (8.33%) TestDirector
1 1 (8.33%) JIRA
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
1 3 (25.00%) Banking
2 1 (8.33%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Analyst
1 5 (41.67%) Test Analyst
2 4 (33.33%) Test Manager
3 3 (25.00%) OAT Manager
4 2 (16.67%) Tester
4 2 (16.67%) UAT Tester
5 1 (8.33%) Banking Business Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Business Test Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Test Leader
5 1 (8.33%) Business Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (25.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (25.00%) CRM
2 3 (25.00%) ERP
2 3 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 3 (25.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 1 (8.33%) System Integration Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Regression Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Migration
3 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (8.33%) Software Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Incident Management
3 1 (8.33%) Time Management
3 1 (8.33%) Test Strategy
3 1 (8.33%) Integration Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) ISEB
1 2 (16.67%) ISTQB
2 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) HP
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle
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