The table below looks at the statistics for HP Quality Center skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire 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 67 75 61
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -14
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 56 30 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 2.75% 1.76% 2.31%
As % of the Systems Management category 18.79% 16.76% 21.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 8 10
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£390 £308 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.82% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £210 £334
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £466 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £322 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
-2.34% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.25 £108.08 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-72.01% +200.20%
HP Quality Center
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised in the Hampshire region.

Systems Management Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
298 179 147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 14.65% 10.51% 10.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 80 74
Average daily rate £355 £363 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.06% -2.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £258 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £422
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £334 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.41% -4.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 15
Average hourly rate £16.72 £31.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.92% +70.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.63 £17.65 £14.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.36 £155.00 £35.10
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 Hampshire

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

HP Quality Center Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

HP Quality Center
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

HP Quality Center Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

HP Quality Center
Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HP Quality Center across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015.

HP Quality Center Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

HP Quality Center
Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing HP Quality Center across the Hampshire region.

HP Quality Center Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

HP Quality Center
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HP Quality Center within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hook - 12 £450 - 1
Southampton - 7 £300 -
Basingstoke +2 5 £278 +7.24%
Havant -5 2 £275 -40.54% 1
Winchester - - - - 2
Andover - - - -
HP Quality Center
South East

HP Quality Center
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 83 (78.30%) HP
2 61 (57.55%) Security Cleared
3 48 (45.28%) ISTQB
4 46 (43.40%) SC Cleared
5 35 (33.02%) DV Cleared
6 33 (31.13%) SQL
6 33 (31.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 32 (30.19%) Software Testing
8 31 (29.25%) Oracle
8 31 (29.25%) Microsoft
9 30 (28.30%) Knowledge Management
9 30 (28.30%) Oracle EBS
10 28 (26.42%) Migration
11 26 (24.53%) HTML
11 26 (24.53%) JavaScript
12 25 (23.58%) MS Excel
13 24 (22.64%) Windows
14 21 (19.81%) JSP
15 20 (18.87%) VBA
15 20 (18.87%) SAN
16 19 (17.92%) Citrix
16 19 (17.92%) .NET
16 19 (17.92%) ASP.NET
17 17 (16.04%) Project Management
17 17 (16.04%) Test Scripting
18 16 (15.09%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
19 13 (12.26%) Data Migration
19 13 (12.26%) VMware
19 13 (12.26%) StarTeam
19 13 (12.26%) Configuration Management

HP Quality Center
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 7 (6.60%) SharePoint
2 6 (5.66%) CMS
3 5 (4.72%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 25 (23.58%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.77%) MS Project
3 1 (0.94%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 30 (28.30%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.94%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.94%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.77%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (18.87%) SAN
2 8 (7.55%) TCP/IP
3 7 (6.60%) HTTPS
4 6 (5.66%) SSL
4 6 (5.66%) HTTP
4 6 (5.66%) Wireshark
5 2 (1.89%) LAN
5 2 (1.89%) WAN
6 1 (0.94%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.94%) IP Telephony
6 1 (0.94%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.94%) DNS
6 1 (0.94%) H.323
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.55%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 13 (12.26%) StarTeam
2 10 (9.43%) MSI
3 8 (7.55%) QuickTest Pro
4 5 (4.72%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.94%) TestDirector
5 1 (0.94%) LoadRunner
General
1 11 (10.38%) Finance
2 3 (2.83%) Automotive
3 1 (0.94%) Military
3 1 (0.94%) Financial Institution
3 1 (0.94%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 34 (32.08%) Analyst
2 33 (31.13%) Test Analyst
3 16 (15.09%) Tester
4 14 (13.21%) Test Leader
5 10 (9.43%) Test Manager
6 9 (8.49%) Migration Engineer
7 5 (4.72%) Security Engineer
8 4 (3.77%) Defect Manager
8 4 (3.77%) Release Manager
9 3 (2.83%) Integration Analyst
9 3 (2.83%) Integration Tester
9 3 (2.83%) Integration Engineer
9 3 (2.83%) UAT Tester
9 3 (2.83%) Integration Test Analyst
9 3 (2.83%) Security Tester
10 2 (1.89%) Manual Test Analyst
10 2 (1.89%) Lead Test Analyst
10 2 (1.89%) Oracle Analyst
10 2 (1.89%) QA Analyst
10 2 (1.89%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (24.53%) HTML
2 21 (19.81%) JSP
3 19 (17.92%) .NET
3 19 (17.92%) ASP.NET
4 5 (4.72%) CSS
4 5 (4.72%) Web Services
5 1 (0.94%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 12 (11.32%) Client/Server
2 9 (8.49%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.77%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (2.83%) AS400
4 3 (2.83%) iSeries
5 1 (0.94%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.94%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 24 (22.64%) Windows
2 8 (7.55%) Windows XP
3 7 (6.60%) UNIX
3 7 (6.60%) Windows 2000
3 7 (6.60%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (6.60%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (5.66%) Linux
5 3 (2.83%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (30.19%) Software Testing
2 30 (28.30%) Knowledge Management
3 28 (26.42%) Migration
4 17 (16.04%) Project Management
4 17 (16.04%) Test Scripting
5 13 (12.26%) Data Migration
5 13 (12.26%) Configuration Management
6 10 (9.43%) Validation
7 8 (7.55%) User Acceptance Testing
7 8 (7.55%) Test Strategy
7 8 (7.55%) ETL
8 6 (5.66%) Integration Testing
8 6 (5.66%) Workflow
8 6 (5.66%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (4.72%) DSDM
10 4 (3.77%) Security Testing
10 4 (3.77%) SOA
10 4 (3.77%) ERP
10 4 (3.77%) Project Planning
11 3 (2.83%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (31.13%) SQL
2 26 (24.53%) JavaScript
3 20 (18.87%) VBA
4 2 (1.89%) VB
4 2 (1.89%) C#
5 1 (0.94%) C
5 1 (0.94%) Java
Qualifications
1 61 (57.55%) Security Cleared
2 48 (45.28%) ISTQB
3 46 (43.40%) SC Cleared
4 35 (33.02%) DV Cleared
5 33 (31.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 16 (15.09%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 12 (11.32%) ISEB
8 7 (6.60%) Cisco Certification
8 7 (6.60%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (3.77%) MCITP
10 3 (2.83%) MCSE
10 3 (2.83%) CCNP
10 3 (2.83%) CCNA
11 1 (0.94%) Degree
11 1 (0.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.72%) QA
System Software
1 6 (5.66%) Nmap
2 2 (1.89%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (9.43%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 6 (5.66%) Nessus
3 1 (0.94%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 83 (78.30%) HP
2 31 (29.25%) Oracle
2 31 (29.25%) Microsoft
3 19 (17.92%) Citrix
4 13 (12.26%) VMware
5 5 (4.72%) Cisco
5 5 (4.72%) Ektron
6 4 (3.77%) PeopleSoft
6 4 (3.77%) SAP
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