The first table below looks at the demand for HP Quality Center skills in IT contracts advertised for the Derbyshire 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 July 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 Derbyshire 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
Rank 19 25 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 10 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 4.72% 2.61% -
As % of the Systems Management category 38.46% 24.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 0
Average daily rate
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£299 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.54% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £324 £345 £310
% change year-on-year
-6.15% +11.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £32.50 -
% change year-on-year
+16.92% -
Systems Management Category
Derbyshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
26 25 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 12.26% 10.87% 7.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 19 6
Average daily rate £325 £225 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.44% -28.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.73% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.06 £22.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-8.81% +25.71%
HP Quality Center
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HP Quality Center
Jobs Demand Trend in Derbyshire

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

HP Quality Center Jobs Demand Trend in Derbyshire

HP Quality Center
Daily Rate Trend in Derbyshire

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

HP Quality Center Daily Rate Trend in Derbyshire

HP Quality Center
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derbyshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Derbyshire 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 9 (75.00%) QA
1 9 (75.00%) Test Scripting
2 7 (58.33%) HP
3 6 (50.00%) SAP
3 6 (50.00%) LoadRunner
4 5 (41.67%) Mainframe
4 5 (41.67%) UNIX
4 5 (41.67%) SQL
4 5 (41.67%) QuickTest Pro
4 5 (41.67%) SharePoint
4 5 (41.67%) IBM
4 5 (41.67%) Test Management
5 4 (33.33%) Software Testing
5 4 (33.33%) ISTQB
5 4 (33.33%) Automation Testing
5 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 4 (33.33%) MS Office
5 4 (33.33%) VB
5 4 (33.33%) Automated Testing
6 3 (25.00%) Configuration Management
6 3 (25.00%) Regression Testing
6 3 (25.00%) Keyword-Driven Testing
6 3 (25.00%) Problem Management
6 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
6 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
7 2 (16.67%) Oracle EBS R12
7 2 (16.67%) Integration Testing
7 2 (16.67%) Performance Testing
7 2 (16.67%) Release Management
7 2 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

HP Quality Center
Top Related IT Skills in Derbyshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Derbyshire 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 5 (41.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (8.33%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (33.33%) MS Office
2 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle EBS R12
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle 11i
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (50.00%) LoadRunner
2 5 (41.67%) QuickTest Pro
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Test Analyst
1 6 (50.00%) Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Tester
2 3 (25.00%) Automation Tester
3 1 (8.33%) Test Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) QA Test Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Functional Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) QA Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Performance Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Performance Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Test Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Automation Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) Performance Test Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Performance Test Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Functional Test Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Test Leader
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) UNIX
2 1 (8.33%) Windows
2 1 (8.33%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) Test Scripting
2 5 (41.67%) Test Management
3 4 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 4 (33.33%) Automation Testing
3 4 (33.33%) Automated Testing
4 3 (25.00%) Configuration Management
4 3 (25.00%) Regression Testing
4 3 (25.00%) Keyword-Driven Testing
4 3 (25.00%) Problem Management
5 2 (16.67%) Integration Testing
5 2 (16.67%) Performance Testing
5 2 (16.67%) Release Management
6 1 (8.33%) Migration
6 1 (8.33%) Project Management
6 1 (8.33%) Test Strategy
6 1 (8.33%) Data Migration
6 1 (8.33%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) SQL
2 4 (33.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (75.00%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) HP
2 6 (50.00%) SAP
3 5 (41.67%) IBM
4 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 2 (16.67%) Oracle
6 1 (8.33%) Citrix