The table below looks at the statistics for HP Quality Center skills in IT contracts advertised for the Halifax 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 19 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
Rank 23 13 12
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -1
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 4 12 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 2.78% 7.27% 9.09%
As % of the Systems Management category 50.00% 92.31% 70.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 11 10
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£300 £315 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% -16.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £275 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £375 £391
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 £99.33 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-63.75% +175.90%
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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 Halifax region.

Systems Management Category
Halifax
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
8 13 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 5.56% 7.88% 12.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 11 13
Average daily rate £363 £315 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.07% -16.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £275 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £375 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £335 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.20% -4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.28 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-3.42% -6.66%

HP Quality Center
Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

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

HP Quality Center Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

HP Quality Center
Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

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

HP Quality Center Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

HP Quality Center
Daily Rate Histogram in Halifax

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HP Quality Center across the Halifax region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

HP Quality Center Daily Rate Histogram in Halifax

HP Quality Center
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Halifax 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 4 (80.00%) Finance
1 4 (80.00%) Banking
1 4 (80.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (60.00%) HP
2 3 (60.00%) Retail
3 2 (40.00%) Retail Banking
3 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (20.00%) SQL
4 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Quantitative Risk Management
4 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing
4 1 (20.00%) General Ledger
4 1 (20.00%) Data Mart
4 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management

HP Quality Center
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Halifax 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Data Mart
General
1 4 (80.00%) Finance
1 4 (80.00%) Banking
2 3 (60.00%) Retail
3 2 (40.00%) Retail Banking
4 1 (20.00%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Analyst
2 4 (80.00%) Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) UAT Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Banking Business Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Business Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Financial Services Business Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Business Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) UAT Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Financial Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Quantitative Risk Management
3 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) HP