The table below looks at the statistics for HP Quality Center skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England 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 23 September 2014 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
Rank 117 109 104
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -5
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 30 12 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.98% 0.51% 1.19%
As % of the Systems Management category 12.71% 8.70% 16.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 8 25
Average daily rate
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£278 £357 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.15% +42.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £350 £177
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £400 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £303
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +15.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £37.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £37.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-12.16% +85.00%
HP Quality Center
England

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

Systems Management Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
236 138 218
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 7.68% 5.83% 7.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 70 108
Average daily rate £363 £285 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.19% +3.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £110 £99
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £313
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +10.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 14 16
Average hourly rate £19.00 £16.00 £10.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% +52.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.50 £35.50 £21.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.25% +34.28%

HP Quality Center
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

HP Quality Center Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

HP Quality Center
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

HP Quality Center Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

HP Quality Center
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HP Quality Center across the East of England region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014.

HP Quality Center Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

HP Quality Center
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

HP Quality Center Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

HP Quality Center
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 East of England region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014. 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
Hertfordshire -12 13 £275 -24.13% 5
Bedfordshire - 3 - -
Cambridgeshire +7 2 £313 -21.87% 1
Essex -12 1 £400 +14.28% 1
HP Quality Center
England

HP Quality Center
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 44 (67.69%) SQL
2 40 (61.54%) HP
3 30 (46.15%) Finance
4 24 (36.92%) ETL
5 22 (33.85%) User Acceptance Testing
6 20 (30.77%) Oracle
7 19 (29.23%) Integration Testing
8 17 (26.15%) Data Warehouse
9 16 (24.62%) Test Scripting
10 15 (23.08%) MS Excel
11 14 (21.54%) Agile Software Development
12 13 (20.00%) Test Management
12 13 (20.00%) Oracle Database
13 12 (18.46%) Manual Testing
13 12 (18.46%) QA
13 12 (18.46%) SQL Server
14 11 (16.92%) UNIX
14 11 (16.92%) ISEB
14 11 (16.92%) Migration
15 10 (15.38%) Test Strategy
16 9 (13.85%) ISTQB
17 8 (12.31%) Stakeholder Management
17 8 (12.31%) Informatica
18 7 (10.77%) Microsoft
18 7 (10.77%) PKI
19 6 (9.23%) Banking
19 6 (9.23%) Pharmaceutical
19 6 (9.23%) QuickTest Pro
19 6 (9.23%) Solaris
19 6 (9.23%) Java

HP Quality Center
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 (1.54%) CMS
1 1 (1.54%) WebSphere
1 1 (1.54%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 15 (23.08%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.54%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.54%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.54%) SAP FI
1 1 (1.54%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (1.54%) SAP CO
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.69%) LAN
1 5 (7.69%) TCP/IP
1 5 (7.69%) VPN
1 5 (7.69%) IPsec
1 5 (7.69%) VLAN
2 4 (6.15%) LTE
2 4 (6.15%) UMTS
3 3 (4.62%) 3GPP
3 3 (4.62%) GGSN
3 3 (4.62%) SGSN
3 3 (4.62%) Network Security
4 2 (3.08%) 3G
5 1 (1.54%) UTRAN
5 1 (1.54%) GSM
5 1 (1.54%) Radio Access Network
5 1 (1.54%) Wireshark
5 1 (1.54%) 2G
5 1 (1.54%) RNC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (26.15%) Data Warehouse
2 13 (20.00%) Oracle Database
3 12 (18.46%) SQL Server
4 5 (7.69%) PowerCenter
4 5 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (3.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (3.08%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 2 (3.08%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.54%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (1.54%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (9.23%) QuickTest Pro
2 5 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (4.62%) JIRA
3 3 (4.62%) Eclipse
4 2 (3.08%) JUnit
4 2 (3.08%) ClearQuest
4 2 (3.08%) Bugzilla
4 2 (3.08%) SoapUI
5 1 (1.54%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.54%) Selenium
5 1 (1.54%) Ant
5 1 (1.54%) TestDirector
General
1 30 (46.15%) Finance
2 6 (9.23%) Pharmaceutical
2 6 (9.23%) Banking
3 3 (4.62%) Billing
4 2 (3.08%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.54%) Legal
5 1 (1.54%) Marketing
5 1 (1.54%) Retail
Job Titles
1 30 (46.15%) Analyst
2 26 (40.00%) Test Analyst
3 18 (27.69%) Tester
4 11 (16.92%) Coordinator
4 11 (16.92%) Test Coordinator
5 4 (6.15%) Test Manager
5 4 (6.15%) Systems Tester
5 4 (6.15%) QA Leader
6 3 (4.62%) Test Engineer
6 3 (4.62%) QA Tester
6 3 (4.62%) Security Engineer
6 3 (4.62%) Business Analyst
7 2 (3.08%) Manual Tester
7 2 (3.08%) Software Tester
7 2 (3.08%) Network Engineer
7 2 (3.08%) Network Security Engineer
7 2 (3.08%) Integration Manager
7 2 (3.08%) Security Analyst
7 2 (3.08%) Functional Analyst
7 2 (3.08%) QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.69%) .NET
2 3 (4.62%) Web Services
2 3 (4.62%) XML
3 2 (3.08%) Hibernate
3 2 (3.08%) Spring
3 2 (3.08%) MDX
4 1 (1.54%) WebCenter
4 1 (1.54%) HTML5
4 1 (1.54%) HTML
4 1 (1.54%) Ajax
4 1 (1.54%) XHTML
4 1 (1.54%) J2EE
4 1 (1.54%) CSS
4 1 (1.54%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.77%) PKI
2 4 (6.15%) Mobile App
3 3 (4.62%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.62%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.54%) Firmware
4 1 (1.54%) AS400
4 1 (1.54%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (16.92%) UNIX
2 6 (9.23%) Solaris
3 1 (1.54%) Linux
3 1 (1.54%) Android
3 1 (1.54%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.54%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (36.92%) ETL
2 22 (33.85%) User Acceptance Testing
3 19 (29.23%) Integration Testing
4 16 (24.62%) Test Scripting
5 14 (21.54%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (20.00%) Test Management
7 12 (18.46%) Manual Testing
8 11 (16.92%) Migration
9 10 (15.38%) Test Strategy
10 8 (12.31%) Stakeholder Management
11 5 (7.69%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 5 (7.69%) V-Model
11 5 (7.69%) Network Management
11 5 (7.69%) Coaching
12 4 (6.15%) Network Architecture
12 4 (6.15%) System Testing
12 4 (6.15%) Business Intelligence
13 3 (4.62%) Validation
13 3 (4.62%) Continuous Improvement
13 3 (4.62%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 44 (67.69%) SQL
2 6 (9.23%) Java
3 5 (7.69%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.54%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.54%) C
4 1 (1.54%) C#
4 1 (1.54%) Embedded C
4 1 (1.54%) Assembly Language
4 1 (1.54%) FQL
Qualifications
1 11 (16.92%) ISEB
2 9 (13.85%) ISTQB
3 6 (9.23%) SC Cleared
3 6 (9.23%) Security Cleared
4 2 (3.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.54%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (18.46%) QA
System Software
1 5 (7.69%) Active Directory
1 5 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 40 (61.54%) HP
2 20 (30.77%) Oracle
3 8 (12.31%) Informatica
4 7 (10.77%) Microsoft
5 5 (7.69%) Cisco
5 5 (7.69%) VMware
5 5 (7.69%) Splunk
6 4 (6.15%) PeopleSoft
7 2 (3.08%) SAP
7 2 (3.08%) Huawei
8 1 (1.54%) Agilent
8 1 (1.54%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
8 1 (1.54%) Nokia
8 1 (1.54%) Anite
8 1 (1.54%) FatWire
8 1 (1.54%) Business Objects
8 1 (1.54%) Vignette
8 1 (1.54%) IBM
8 1 (1.54%) Adobe
8 1 (1.54%) Facebook
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