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 22 December 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
Rank 49 43 61
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +18
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 14 19 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.92% 3.10% 0.73%
As % of the Systems Management category 29.79% 32.76% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 14 4
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£330 £367 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.08% +41.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £326 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £605 £269
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £61.15 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-41.12% +69.86%
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
47 58 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 6.45% 9.48% 4.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 30 17
Average daily rate £325 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £105 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £500 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £17.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.03 £21.00 £22.75
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -7.69%

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 22 December 2014, 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 21 (44.68%) HP
1 21 (44.68%) Finance
1 21 (44.68%) ISTQB
2 17 (36.17%) Oracle
3 16 (34.04%) Security Cleared
4 14 (29.79%) ISEB
4 14 (29.79%) User Acceptance Testing
5 13 (27.66%) SC Cleared
6 12 (25.53%) Test Management
7 11 (23.40%) SQL
8 10 (21.28%) QuickTest Pro
8 10 (21.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 10 (21.28%) Test Planning
9 9 (19.15%) Oracle EBS
9 9 (19.15%) DV Cleared
9 9 (19.15%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 8 (17.02%) HTML
10 8 (17.02%) .NET
10 8 (17.02%) JSP
10 8 (17.02%) Software Testing
11 7 (14.89%) JavaScript
11 7 (14.89%) ASP.NET
11 7 (14.89%) Performance Testing
11 7 (14.89%) Test Scripting
11 7 (14.89%) Test Strategy
12 6 (12.77%) UNIX
13 5 (10.64%) Microsoft
13 5 (10.64%) Project Management
13 5 (10.64%) Banking
14 4 (8.51%) CRM

HP Quality Center
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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.

Applications
1 2 (4.26%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (19.15%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (4.26%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (4.26%) Oracle 11i
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.51%) SAN
2 2 (4.26%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.13%) HTTPS
3 1 (2.13%) SSL
3 1 (2.13%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.51%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (4.26%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (2.13%) Oracle9i Database
3 1 (2.13%) DB2
3 1 (2.13%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (2.13%) BODI
3 1 (2.13%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.13%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (21.28%) QuickTest Pro
2 4 (8.51%) Selenium
2 4 (8.51%) Cucumber
2 4 (8.51%) WinRunner
3 3 (6.38%) LoadRunner
4 2 (4.26%) TestDirector
4 2 (4.26%) Toad
5 1 (2.13%) ClearCase
General
1 21 (44.68%) Finance
2 5 (10.64%) Banking
3 2 (4.26%) Retail
3 2 (4.26%) Retail Banking
3 2 (4.26%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (38.30%) Test Manager
2 13 (27.66%) Test Analyst
2 13 (27.66%) Analyst
3 7 (14.89%) Tester
4 5 (10.64%) Test Leader
5 3 (6.38%) Defect Manager
5 3 (6.38%) Performance Analyst
5 3 (6.38%) Performance Test Analyst
5 3 (6.38%) Coordinator
6 2 (4.26%) Project Manager
6 2 (4.26%) Performance Tester
6 2 (4.26%) Automation Tester
7 1 (2.13%) Automation Analyst
7 1 (2.13%) Automation Test Analyst
7 1 (2.13%) Consultant
7 1 (2.13%) Test Coordinator
7 1 (2.13%) Implementation Manager
7 1 (2.13%) Test Consultant
7 1 (2.13%) Junior Tester
7 1 (2.13%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (17.02%) HTML
1 8 (17.02%) .NET
1 8 (17.02%) JSP
2 7 (14.89%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.13%) XML
3 1 (2.13%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.38%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.13%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.13%) Clustering
3 1 (2.13%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.77%) UNIX
2 2 (4.26%) Windows
2 2 (4.26%) Windows XP
2 2 (4.26%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (4.26%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.13%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.13%) AIX
3 1 (2.13%) Linux
3 1 (2.13%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (29.79%) User Acceptance Testing
2 12 (25.53%) Test Management
3 10 (21.28%) Test Planning
4 8 (17.02%) Software Testing
5 7 (14.89%) Test Strategy
5 7 (14.89%) Test Scripting
5 7 (14.89%) Performance Testing
6 5 (10.64%) Project Management
7 4 (8.51%) CRM
7 4 (8.51%) Migration
7 4 (8.51%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (8.51%) Data Management
7 4 (8.51%) Non-Functional Testing
8 3 (6.38%) Data Migration
8 3 (6.38%) Load Testing
8 3 (6.38%) Software Engineering
8 3 (6.38%) Knowledge Management
8 3 (6.38%) ETL
8 3 (6.38%) Test Automation
9 2 (4.26%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 11 (23.40%) SQL
2 7 (14.89%) JavaScript
3 3 (6.38%) C
3 3 (6.38%) C#
4 2 (4.26%) Java
4 2 (4.26%) VB
4 2 (4.26%) VBA
5 1 (2.13%) JCL
5 1 (2.13%) VB.NET
5 1 (2.13%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (44.68%) ISTQB
2 16 (34.04%) Security Cleared
3 14 (29.79%) ISEB
4 13 (27.66%) SC Cleared
5 10 (21.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 9 (19.15%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 9 (19.15%) DV Cleared
7 3 (6.38%) Degree
7 3 (6.38%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (4.26%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (4.26%) MCSE
8 2 (4.26%) MCITP
9 1 (2.13%) MCSA
9 1 (2.13%) CCNP
9 1 (2.13%) CCNA
9 1 (2.13%) MCTS
System Software
1 1 (2.13%) VMware ESX
1 1 (2.13%) Nmap
1 1 (2.13%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (2.13%) Netcool
1 1 (2.13%) Nessus
1 1 (2.13%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 21 (44.68%) HP
2 17 (36.17%) Oracle
3 5 (10.64%) Microsoft
4 3 (6.38%) Siebel
4 3 (6.38%) Citrix
4 3 (6.38%) Informatica
5 1 (2.13%) Veritas
5 1 (2.13%) Remedy
5 1 (2.13%) McAfee
5 1 (2.13%) VMware
5 1 (2.13%) Twitter
5 1 (2.13%) Cisco
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