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 27 February 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 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
Rank 24 17 22
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +5
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 2 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 1.28% 6.02% 2.80%
As % of the Systems Management category 33.33% 100.00% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 3
Average daily rate
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£470 £300 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+56.66% -25.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.25 £155.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-80.48% +244.44%
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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
6 8 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 3.85% 6.02% 5.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 6
Average daily rate £425 £300 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.66% -22.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £293 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £452 £332 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £343 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.02% -2.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +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

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Top 18 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 (66.67%) Banking
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
2 3 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Retail
2 3 (50.00%) HP
3 2 (33.33%) Retail Banking
3 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (16.67%) Integration Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Test Management
4 1 (16.67%) QA
4 1 (16.67%) General Ledger
4 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
4 1 (16.67%) ISEB
4 1 (16.67%) SQL
4 1 (16.67%) MS Office
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (16.67%) Regression Testing

HP Quality Center
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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.

Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
General
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
1 4 (66.67%) Banking
2 3 (50.00%) Retail
3 2 (33.33%) Retail Banking
4 1 (16.67%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Test Analyst
1 5 (83.33%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Test Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Business Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Financial Business Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Business Manager
2 1 (16.67%) UAT Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Banking Business Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Business Test Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Financial Services Business Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) UAT Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 1 (16.67%) Integration Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Test Management
3 1 (16.67%) Regression Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
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