The table below looks at the statistics for HP Quality Center skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire 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 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
Rank 45 40 48
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +8
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 12 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 2.34% 0.68% 0.49%
As % of the Systems Management category 29.27% 5.26% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 2
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£375 £400 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +33.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £326 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.97% +0.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £36.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £47.45 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-24.13% +31.80%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised in the Gloucestershire region.

Systems Management Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
41 38 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 8.01% 12.84% 4.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 20 9
Average daily rate £394 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.25% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £260 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £602 £400 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £26.00 £14.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+79.31% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £21.33 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-6.23% -14.68%

HP Quality Center
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

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

HP Quality Center Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

HP Quality Center
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

HP Quality Center Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

HP Quality Center
Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HP Quality Center across the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

HP Quality Center Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

HP Quality Center
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 17 (89.47%) Security Cleared
2 14 (73.68%) DV Cleared
3 13 (68.42%) Test Scripting
3 13 (68.42%) LoadRunner
4 11 (57.89%) ISTQB
4 11 (57.89%) Telecoms
4 11 (57.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 6 (31.58%) Windows
5 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
6 4 (21.05%) HP
6 4 (21.05%) MS Excel
6 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (15.79%) Primavera
7 3 (15.79%) Project Management
7 3 (15.79%) MS Project
7 3 (15.79%) Windows XP
7 3 (15.79%) QuickTest Pro
7 3 (15.79%) Validation
7 3 (15.79%) Project Planning
7 3 (15.79%) MS Project Server
7 3 (15.79%) SC Cleared
8 2 (10.53%) SCCM
8 2 (10.53%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (10.53%) Performance Testing
8 2 (10.53%) Software Testing
8 2 (10.53%) MS PowerPoint
8 2 (10.53%) MS Visio
8 2 (10.53%) WAN
8 2 (10.53%) Active Directory
8 2 (10.53%) MS Office

HP Quality Center
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 3 (15.79%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 4 (21.05%) MS Excel
2 3 (15.79%) MS Project
3 2 (10.53%) MS Office
3 2 (10.53%) MS Visio
3 2 (10.53%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (5.26%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Agresso
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) WAN
Development Applications
1 13 (68.42%) LoadRunner
2 3 (15.79%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (5.26%) WinRunner
3 1 (5.26%) TestDirector
General
1 11 (57.89%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (57.89%) Test Manager
2 3 (15.79%) Project Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Test Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Test Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Software Test Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Technical Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Technical Tester
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Test Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Test Leader
4 1 (5.26%) Technology Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Tester
4 1 (5.26%) Junior
4 1 (5.26%) Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Clustering
1 1 (5.26%) PDA
1 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (31.58%) Windows
2 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (15.79%) Windows XP
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (5.26%) Windows 7
4 1 (5.26%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (68.42%) Test Scripting
2 3 (15.79%) Validation
2 3 (15.79%) Project Management
2 3 (15.79%) Project Planning
3 2 (10.53%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (10.53%) Performance Testing
3 2 (10.53%) PRINCE2
3 2 (10.53%) Software Testing
4 1 (5.26%) PLM
4 1 (5.26%) System Testing
4 1 (5.26%) Test Automation
4 1 (5.26%) ERP
4 1 (5.26%) Change Management
4 1 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (5.26%) Security Testing
4 1 (5.26%) Unit Testing
4 1 (5.26%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (89.47%) Security Cleared
2 14 (73.68%) DV Cleared
3 11 (57.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 11 (57.89%) ISTQB
4 3 (15.79%) SC Cleared
5 1 (5.26%) MCSE
5 1 (5.26%) MCSA
5 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (5.26%) MCTS
5 1 (5.26%) MCITP
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.26%) VMware ESX
2 1 (5.26%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 2 (10.53%) SCCM
2 1 (5.26%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (5.26%) Netcool
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
2 4 (21.05%) HP
3 3 (15.79%) Primavera
4 2 (10.53%) NetApp
5 1 (5.26%) Veritas
5 1 (5.26%) McAfee
5 1 (5.26%) Citrix
5 1 (5.26%) VMware