The table below looks at the statistics for HP Quality Center skills in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow 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 29 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
Rank 59 56 60
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +4
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 6 7 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.70% 0.99% 1.71%
As % of the Systems Management category 11.32% 20.00% 28.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 13
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£308 £369 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.61% +13.46%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
- -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £74.00 £37.25
% change year-on-year
-62.83% +98.65%
HP Quality Center
Scotland

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

Systems Management Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
53 35 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 6.21% 4.94% 6.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 24 34
Average daily rate £313 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £128 £161 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £413 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-3.88% +5.00%

HP Quality Center
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

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

HP Quality Center Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

HP Quality Center
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

HP Quality Center Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

HP Quality Center
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 10 (41.67%) Test Scripting
2 9 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 9 (37.50%) ISTQB
2 9 (37.50%) HP
3 8 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 8 (33.33%) SC Cleared
4 7 (29.17%) Test Automation
4 7 (29.17%) Test Strategy
4 7 (29.17%) ISEB
4 7 (29.17%) Microsoft
4 7 (29.17%) QuickTest Pro
5 6 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (25.00%) MCSE
5 6 (25.00%) Windows XP
5 6 (25.00%) SQL
5 6 (25.00%) Windows
5 6 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (20.83%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (20.83%) Citrix
6 5 (20.83%) TestDirector
6 5 (20.83%) Finance
6 5 (20.83%) Scrum
7 4 (16.67%) VMware
7 4 (16.67%) VMware ESX
7 4 (16.67%) Clustering
7 4 (16.67%) Change Management
7 4 (16.67%) Regression Testing
7 4 (16.67%) WinRunner

HP Quality Center
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 4 (16.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 2 (8.33%) CMS
2 2 (8.33%) Drupal
2 2 (8.33%) Umbraco
3 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (12.50%) MS Office
1 3 (12.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.33%) TCP/IP
1 2 (8.33%) HTTPS
1 2 (8.33%) SSL
1 2 (8.33%) Wireshark
2 1 (4.17%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 7 (29.17%) QuickTest Pro
2 5 (20.83%) TestDirector
3 4 (16.67%) WinRunner
4 3 (12.50%) Selenium
4 3 (12.50%) LoadRunner
5 2 (8.33%) JIRA
General
1 5 (20.83%) Finance
2 4 (16.67%) Banking
3 2 (8.33%) Investment Banking
4 1 (4.17%) Retail
4 1 (4.17%) Retail Banking
4 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (50.00%) Analyst
2 11 (45.83%) Test Analyst
3 3 (12.50%) Test Leader
3 3 (12.50%) Tester
3 3 (12.50%) Test Manager
4 2 (8.33%) Web Test Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Web Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Test Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Defect Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Test Architect
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Test Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Implementation Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Banking Business Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Architect
5 1 (4.17%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.67%) Web Services
2 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET
2 2 (8.33%) JSP
2 2 (8.33%) HTML
2 2 (8.33%) .NET
3 1 (4.17%) Apache Camel
3 1 (4.17%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Clustering
1 4 (16.67%) W3C
1 4 (16.67%) PDA
2 2 (8.33%) User Experience
3 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.17%) Equities
3 1 (4.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (4.17%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 6 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 6 (25.00%) Windows XP
1 6 (25.00%) Windows
1 6 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (16.67%) AIX
2 4 (16.67%) Windows 7
3 2 (8.33%) UNIX
3 2 (8.33%) Linux
3 2 (8.33%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (41.67%) Test Scripting
2 8 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 7 (29.17%) Test Automation
3 7 (29.17%) Test Strategy
4 5 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (20.83%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (20.83%) Scrum
5 4 (16.67%) Change Management
5 4 (16.67%) Regression Testing
5 4 (16.67%) SOA
5 4 (16.67%) Content Management
5 4 (16.67%) Enterprise Content Management
6 3 (12.50%) Test Management
6 3 (12.50%) Business Analysis
6 3 (12.50%) Knowledge Management
7 2 (8.33%) Validation
7 2 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (8.33%) ITIL
7 2 (8.33%) Integration Testing
7 2 (8.33%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (25.00%) SQL
2 2 (8.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.17%) Java
3 1 (4.17%) VBA
Qualifications
1 9 (37.50%) Security Cleared
1 9 (37.50%) ISTQB
2 8 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 7 (29.17%) ISEB
4 6 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (25.00%) MCSE
5 4 (16.67%) MCSA
5 4 (16.67%) MCTS
5 4 (16.67%) MCITP
5 4 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (12.50%) DV Cleared
6 3 (12.50%) Degree
7 2 (8.33%) CCNP
7 2 (8.33%) CCNA
7 2 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (8.33%) ISEB Practitioner
8 1 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) QA
System Software
1 4 (16.67%) VMware ESX
1 4 (16.67%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (16.67%) Netcool
1 4 (16.67%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (8.33%) Nessus
2 2 (8.33%) Nmap
Vendors
1 9 (37.50%) HP
2 7 (29.17%) Microsoft
3 5 (20.83%) Citrix
4 4 (16.67%) VMware
4 4 (16.67%) McAfee
4 4 (16.67%) Veritas
4 4 (16.67%) Adobe
5 3 (12.50%) Oracle
5 3 (12.50%) SAP
6 1 (4.17%) Informatica