The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 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 East of England 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
Rank 102 109 118
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +9
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 40 12 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.37% 0.50% 0.80%
As % of the Systems Management category 15.63% 6.90% 10.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 8 13
Average daily rate
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£359 £230 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+56.08% -23.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £186 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £350 £310
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £32.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £32.50 -
% change year-on-year
+16.92% -
Systems Management Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
256 174 225
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 8.75% 7.29% 7.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 79 114
Average daily rate £315 £300 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £90 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £413 £461
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.73% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 21 19
Average hourly rate £15.50 £19.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.42% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £15.31 £10.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.50 £35.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £20.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-7.31% +17.14%
HP Quality Center
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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 22 July 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 22 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Suffolk -12 10 £368 -
Hertfordshire +7 8 £220 -
Essex +2 4 £294 +11.90% 1
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Norfolk - - - -
HP Quality Center
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 59 (71.08%) HP
2 43 (51.81%) SQL
3 40 (48.19%) Finance
4 30 (36.14%) User Acceptance Testing
5 29 (34.94%) ETL
6 27 (32.53%) Integration Testing
7 20 (24.10%) QA
8 19 (22.89%) ISEB
9 18 (21.69%) Test Scripting
10 16 (19.28%) MS Excel
10 16 (19.28%) ISTQB
11 14 (16.87%) Oracle
11 14 (16.87%) Data Warehouse
11 14 (16.87%) Test Management
12 13 (15.66%) SQL Server
13 12 (14.46%) Migration
14 10 (12.05%) XML
14 10 (12.05%) Microsoft
14 10 (12.05%) Stakeholder Management
14 10 (12.05%) SC Cleared
14 10 (12.05%) Security Cleared
14 10 (12.05%) Test Strategy
15 9 (10.84%) MDX
15 9 (10.84%) SoapUI
16 8 (9.64%) VMware
16 8 (9.64%) System Testing
17 7 (8.43%) SAP
17 7 (8.43%) Banking
17 7 (8.43%) Software Testing
18 6 (7.23%) UNIX

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

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 2 (2.41%) SharePoint
1 2 (2.41%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.20%) Adobe CQ
2 1 (1.20%) CMS
2 1 (1.20%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 16 (19.28%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.41%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.41%) MS Office
3 1 (1.20%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (4.82%) VisionPLUS
2 3 (3.61%) SAP FI
3 1 (1.20%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (1.20%) SAP CO
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.23%) TCP/IP
2 5 (6.02%) VPN
2 5 (6.02%) LAN
2 5 (6.02%) IPsec
2 5 (6.02%) VLAN
3 4 (4.82%) UMTS
3 4 (4.82%) LTE
4 3 (3.61%) 3GPP
4 3 (3.61%) GGSN
4 3 (3.61%) SGSN
4 3 (3.61%) Network Security
5 2 (2.41%) 3G
6 1 (1.20%) UTRAN
6 1 (1.20%) 2G
6 1 (1.20%) RNC
6 1 (1.20%) Wireshark
6 1 (1.20%) GSM
6 1 (1.20%) SAN
6 1 (1.20%) Internet
6 1 (1.20%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (16.87%) Data Warehouse
2 13 (15.66%) SQL Server
3 5 (6.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (6.02%) Oracle Database
4 4 (4.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (2.41%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (2.41%) PowerCenter
5 2 (2.41%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.20%) TKPROF
6 1 (1.20%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.20%) MySQL
6 1 (1.20%) DTS
6 1 (1.20%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 9 (10.84%) SoapUI
2 4 (4.82%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (3.61%) QuickTest Pro
4 2 (2.41%) LoadRunner
4 2 (2.41%) Bugzilla
4 2 (2.41%) JIRA
4 2 (2.41%) TestDirector
5 1 (1.20%) Ant
5 1 (1.20%) Eclipse
General
1 40 (48.19%) Finance
2 7 (8.43%) Banking
3 3 (3.61%) Billing
3 3 (3.61%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (3.61%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.20%) Legal
4 1 (1.20%) Military
4 1 (1.20%) Marketing
4 1 (1.20%) Retail
Job Titles
1 39 (46.99%) Analyst
2 32 (38.55%) Test Analyst
3 13 (15.66%) Coordinator
3 13 (15.66%) Test Coordinator
4 12 (14.46%) Tester
5 8 (9.64%) Test Engineer
6 6 (7.23%) QA Analyst
7 5 (6.02%) Systems Tester
7 5 (6.02%) Test Manager
7 5 (6.02%) Defect Manager
8 4 (4.82%) QA Leader
8 4 (4.82%) QA Tester
9 3 (3.61%) Business Analyst
9 3 (3.61%) Data Analyst
9 3 (3.61%) Security Engineer
9 3 (3.61%) Test Leader
10 2 (2.41%) Functional Tester
10 2 (2.41%) Integration Manager
10 2 (2.41%) Security Analyst
10 2 (2.41%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (12.05%) XML
2 9 (10.84%) MDX
3 4 (4.82%) .NET
4 2 (2.41%) J2EE
5 1 (1.20%) CSS
5 1 (1.20%) JSP
5 1 (1.20%) Web Services
5 1 (1.20%) Flash
5 1 (1.20%) XHTML
5 1 (1.20%) Ajax
5 1 (1.20%) WebCenter
5 1 (1.20%) HTML5
5 1 (1.20%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.02%) PKI
2 2 (2.41%) Computer Science
2 2 (2.41%) Mobile App
2 2 (2.41%) EPoS
2 2 (2.41%) EFT
2 2 (2.41%) Management Information System
2 2 (2.41%) AS400
3 1 (1.20%) Clustering
3 1 (1.20%) STB
3 1 (1.20%) Firmware
3 1 (1.20%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.20%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 6 (7.23%) Solaris
1 6 (7.23%) UNIX
2 3 (3.61%) Windows
3 2 (2.41%) Linux
4 1 (1.20%) Android
4 1 (1.20%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (36.14%) User Acceptance Testing
2 29 (34.94%) ETL
3 27 (32.53%) Integration Testing
4 18 (21.69%) Test Scripting
5 14 (16.87%) Test Management
6 12 (14.46%) Migration
7 10 (12.05%) Stakeholder Management
7 10 (12.05%) Test Strategy
8 8 (9.64%) System Testing
9 7 (8.43%) Software Testing
10 6 (7.23%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (6.02%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 5 (6.02%) Network Management
12 4 (4.82%) Network Architecture
12 4 (4.82%) Business Intelligence
12 4 (4.82%) Manual Testing
12 4 (4.82%) Performance Testing
13 3 (3.61%) Regression Testing
13 3 (3.61%) Validation
14 2 (2.41%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 43 (51.81%) SQL
2 2 (2.41%) Java
3 1 (1.20%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.20%) C
3 1 (1.20%) Embedded C
3 1 (1.20%) Assembly Language
3 1 (1.20%) FQL
Qualifications
1 19 (22.89%) ISEB
2 16 (19.28%) ISTQB
3 10 (12.05%) SC Cleared
3 10 (12.05%) Security Cleared
4 5 (6.02%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (3.61%) Degree
6 1 (1.20%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (24.10%) QA
System Software
1 6 (7.23%) Active Directory
1 6 (7.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (3.61%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 2 (2.41%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.20%) Oracle Statspack
3 1 (1.20%) OpenView
3 1 (1.20%) Tivoli
3 1 (1.20%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 59 (71.08%) HP
2 14 (16.87%) Oracle
3 10 (12.05%) Microsoft
4 8 (9.64%) VMware
5 7 (8.43%) SAP
6 6 (7.23%) Cisco
7 5 (6.02%) Splunk
8 4 (4.82%) Citrix
8 4 (4.82%) Informatica
8 4 (4.82%) PeopleSoft
9 2 (2.41%) IBM
9 2 (2.41%) Business Objects
9 2 (2.41%) Huawei
10 1 (1.20%) Agilent
10 1 (1.20%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
10 1 (1.20%) Facebook
10 1 (1.20%) Twitter
10 1 (1.20%) Adobe
10 1 (1.20%) Compuware
10 1 (1.20%) Vignette
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