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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
Rank 53 60 57
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -3
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 16 6 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.80% 0.87% 1.71%
As % of the Systems Management category 23.53% 14.29% 34.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 13
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£304 £363 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.20% +16.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £333 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £337 £453 £361
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £345
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -5.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £132.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-76.98% +268.05%
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
68 42 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 7.67% 6.06% 4.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 25 30
Average daily rate £210 £400 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-47.50% +19.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £318 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £465 £423
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 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-19.26% +25.00%

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 24 April 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%) ISTQB
2 9 (37.50%) Software Testing
2 9 (37.50%) Test Scripting
2 9 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 9 (37.50%) HP
3 8 (33.33%) SC Cleared
4 7 (29.17%) Test Automation
4 7 (29.17%) Test Strategy
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%) Finance
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
5 6 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 6 (25.00%) Banking
6 5 (20.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 5 (20.83%) ISEB
6 5 (20.83%) Citrix
6 5 (20.83%) TestDirector
7 4 (16.67%) Change Management
7 4 (16.67%) Netcool
7 4 (16.67%) McAfee
7 4 (16.67%) Veritas
7 4 (16.67%) WinRunner
7 4 (16.67%) MCSA

HP Quality Center
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 1 (4.17%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 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%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (8.33%) Oracle Reports
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 6 (25.00%) Finance
1 6 (25.00%) Banking
2 2 (8.33%) Retail
2 2 (8.33%) Investment Banking
2 2 (8.33%) Retail Banking
3 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (45.83%) Analyst
2 10 (41.67%) Test Analyst
3 4 (16.67%) Test Leader
4 3 (12.50%) Test Manager
5 2 (8.33%) Coordinator
5 2 (8.33%) Defect Manager
5 2 (8.33%) Test Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Banking Business Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Web Test Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Test Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Implementation Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Test Coordinator
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Web Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Test Architect
6 1 (4.17%) Architect
6 1 (4.17%) Business Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET
1 2 (8.33%) JSP
1 2 (8.33%) HTML
1 2 (8.33%) .NET
2 1 (4.17%) Apache Camel
2 1 (4.17%) SOAP
2 1 (4.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Clustering
1 4 (16.67%) PDA
2 1 (4.17%) Equities
2 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (4.17%) NHS
2 1 (4.17%) W3C
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%) Linux
3 2 (8.33%) Windows 2000
3 2 (8.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (37.50%) Software Testing
1 9 (37.50%) Test Scripting
2 7 (29.17%) Test Automation
2 7 (29.17%) Test Strategy
3 6 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (16.67%) Change Management
4 4 (16.67%) Test Management
5 3 (12.50%) Business Analysis
5 3 (12.50%) Knowledge Management
5 3 (12.50%) Regression Testing
5 3 (12.50%) Validation
5 3 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (8.33%) Scrum
6 2 (8.33%) Workflow
6 2 (8.33%) ITIL
6 2 (8.33%) System Testing
6 2 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (8.33%) Test Planning
6 2 (8.33%) Non-Functional Testing
6 2 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (25.00%) SQL
2 2 (8.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.17%) Java
3 1 (4.17%) VBA
Qualifications
1 10 (41.67%) ISTQB
2 9 (37.50%) Security Cleared
3 8 (33.33%) SC Cleared
4 6 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (25.00%) MCSE
5 5 (20.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (20.83%) ISEB
6 4 (16.67%) MCSA
6 4 (16.67%) MCTS
6 4 (16.67%) MCITP
7 3 (12.50%) DV Cleared
8 2 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (8.33%) CCNP
8 2 (8.33%) CCNA
8 2 (8.33%) Degree
9 1 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) QA
System Software
1 4 (16.67%) Hyper-V
1 4 (16.67%) VMware ESX
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%) McAfee
4 4 (16.67%) Veritas
4 4 (16.67%) VMware
5 3 (12.50%) Oracle
5 3 (12.50%) SAP
6 1 (4.17%) Adobe
6 1 (4.17%) Informatica