The first table below looks at the demand for HP Quality Center skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucester 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 April 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 Gloucester 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
Rank 25 - 40
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 1 0 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucester 0.72% - 3.05%
As % of the Systems Management category 12.50% - 29.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
Average daily rate £375 - £393
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
-5.79% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £132.50 £36.00 £28.32
% change year-on-year
+268.05% +27.14%
Systems Management Category
Gloucester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
8 3 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucester 5.80% 4.69% 10.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 18
Average daily rate £360 - £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 - £383
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 - £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.75 £20.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+23.75% +8.10%
HP Quality Center
Gloucestershire

HP Quality Center
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucester

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

HP Quality Center Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucester

HP Quality Center
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucester

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

HP Quality Center Daily Rate Trend in Gloucester

HP Quality Center
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Gloucester

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucester 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 3 (100.00%) ISEB
1 3 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 2 (66.67%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Business Objects
2 2 (66.67%) Toad
2 2 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) MS Office
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (33.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (33.33%) SCCM
3 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003

HP Quality Center
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucester by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucester 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 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Toad
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Test Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Business Intelligence Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Lead Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Test Leader
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 2 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) ISEB
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Business Objects
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft