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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
Rank 48 36 53
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +17
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 11 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 2.18% 0.69% 0.46%
As % of the Systems Management category 29.73% 5.88% 6.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 2
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£375 £400 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +28.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £380 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £617 £420 £323
UK excluding London average daily rate £322 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
-2.34% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £36.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.25 £108.08 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-72.01% +200.20%
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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
37 34 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 7.34% 11.68% 6.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 18 16
Average daily rate £375 £300 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £268 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £655 £400 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £334 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.41% -4.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £36.00 £14.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+148.27% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £21.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -17.64%

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 27 January 2015.

HP Quality Center Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

HP Quality Center
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 12 (85.71%) Security Cleared
2 9 (64.29%) LoadRunner
2 9 (64.29%) Test Scripting
2 9 (64.29%) DV Cleared
3 7 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 7 (50.00%) ISTQB
3 7 (50.00%) Telecoms
4 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
4 5 (35.71%) Windows
5 4 (28.57%) MS Excel
6 3 (21.43%) Windows XP
6 3 (21.43%) HP
6 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (21.43%) QuickTest Pro
6 3 (21.43%) SC Cleared
7 2 (14.29%) SCCM
7 2 (14.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 2 (14.29%) NetApp
7 2 (14.29%) Primavera
7 2 (14.29%) Project Management
7 2 (14.29%) WAN
7 2 (14.29%) MS Project
7 2 (14.29%) MS Office
7 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
7 2 (14.29%) Software Testing
7 2 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (14.29%) Validation
7 2 (14.29%) Project Planning
7 2 (14.29%) MS Project Server
7 2 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing

HP Quality Center
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 2 (14.29%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 4 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 2 (14.29%) MS Project
2 2 (14.29%) MS Office
2 2 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (7.14%) Windchill
3 1 (7.14%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Agresso
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) WAN
Development Applications
1 9 (64.29%) LoadRunner
2 3 (21.43%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (7.14%) WinRunner
3 1 (7.14%) TestDirector
General
1 7 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) Test Manager
2 2 (14.29%) Project Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Test Leader
3 1 (7.14%) Technology Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Test Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Software Test Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Technical Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Technical Tester
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Test Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Tester
3 1 (7.14%) Junior
3 1 (7.14%) Software Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Clustering
1 1 (7.14%) PDA
1 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (35.71%) Windows
2 3 (21.43%) Windows XP
2 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
3 1 (7.14%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) Test Scripting
2 2 (14.29%) Project Management
2 2 (14.29%) Software Testing
2 2 (14.29%) Validation
2 2 (14.29%) Project Planning
2 2 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (14.29%) Performance Testing
3 1 (7.14%) Security Testing
3 1 (7.14%) Unit Testing
3 1 (7.14%) Test Management
3 1 (7.14%) Test Automation
3 1 (7.14%) PLM
3 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
3 1 (7.14%) ERP
3 1 (7.14%) Change Management
3 1 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (7.14%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (85.71%) Security Cleared
2 9 (64.29%) DV Cleared
3 7 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 7 (50.00%) ISTQB
4 3 (21.43%) SC Cleared
5 1 (7.14%) MCTS
5 1 (7.14%) MCITP
5 1 (7.14%) MCSE
5 1 (7.14%) MCSA
5 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V
2 1 (7.14%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) SCCM
1 2 (14.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (7.14%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (7.14%) Netcool
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
2 3 (21.43%) HP
3 2 (14.29%) NetApp
3 2 (14.29%) Primavera
4 1 (7.14%) VMware
4 1 (7.14%) Citrix
4 1 (7.14%) Veritas
4 1 (7.14%) McAfee