The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Systems Management category for the Hampshire region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
Rank 57 78 84
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +6
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 60 28 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 2.93% 1.60% 1.24%
As % of the Systems Management category 23.90% 15.30% 19.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 13 13
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£350 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -3.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £286 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £324 £345 £310
% change year-on-year
-6.15% +11.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £42.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £32.50 -
% change year-on-year
+16.92% -
Systems Management Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
251 183 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 12.27% 10.46% 6.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 98 46
Average daily rate £330 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £290 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.73% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 7
Average hourly rate £189.00 £30.69 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+515.88% +53.43%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.06 £22.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-8.81% +25.71%
HP Quality Center
South East

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 30 July 2014.

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 30 July 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Southampton -4 5 £423 +39.66%
Winchester - - - - 1
Basingstoke - - - -
HP Quality Center
South East

HP Quality Center
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 96 (85.71%) HP
2 79 (70.54%) Security Cleared
3 76 (67.86%) ISTQB
4 68 (60.71%) SC Cleared
5 54 (48.21%) Oracle
6 52 (46.43%) Software Testing
7 50 (44.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 50 (44.64%) Windows
8 49 (43.75%) HTML
8 49 (43.75%) JavaScript
9 47 (41.96%) .NET
10 46 (41.07%) JSP
11 45 (40.18%) ASP.NET
12 43 (38.39%) Oracle EBS
13 41 (36.61%) TCP/IP
14 40 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
15 39 (34.82%) Windows XP
15 39 (34.82%) Windows Server 2003
15 39 (34.82%) UNIX
16 38 (33.93%) Windows 2000
17 37 (33.04%) HTTPS
18 32 (28.57%) DV Cleared
19 29 (25.89%) LoadRunner
20 28 (25.00%) QuickTest Pro
21 27 (24.11%) Test Scripting
22 24 (21.43%) Knowledge Management
22 24 (21.43%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
23 23 (20.54%) Performance Testing
23 23 (20.54%) SQL
24 21 (18.75%) HTTP

HP Quality Center
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 4 (3.57%) SharePoint
1 4 (3.57%) CMS
1 4 (3.57%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (1.79%) Documentum
2 2 (1.79%) IIS
2 2 (1.79%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (0.89%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (0.89%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 7 (6.25%) MS Office
2 6 (5.36%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.89%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 43 (38.39%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (5.36%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.89%) Oracle SCM
3 1 (0.89%) Maximo
3 1 (0.89%) Oracle Financials
Communications & Networking
1 41 (36.61%) TCP/IP
2 37 (33.04%) HTTPS
3 21 (18.75%) HTTP
4 19 (16.96%) SSL
5 17 (15.18%) DNS
6 16 (14.29%) Wireshark
7 10 (8.93%) SAN
8 3 (2.68%) IP Telephony
9 1 (0.89%) TETRA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (11.61%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (1.79%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.79%) Oracle BI EE
2 2 (1.79%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 29 (25.89%) LoadRunner
2 28 (25.00%) QuickTest Pro
3 7 (6.25%) Selenium
4 4 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (2.68%) TestDirector
6 2 (1.79%) StarTeam
6 2 (1.79%) WebDriver
7 1 (0.89%) MSI
7 1 (0.89%) JMeter
7 1 (0.89%) WinRunner
General
1 13 (11.61%) Finance
2 6 (5.36%) Military
3 3 (2.68%) Electronics
4 2 (1.79%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 37 (33.04%) Analyst
1 37 (33.04%) Test Analyst
2 33 (29.46%) Tester
3 14 (12.50%) Performance Tester
3 14 (12.50%) Test Manager
4 11 (9.82%) Test Engineer
5 10 (8.93%) Test Leader
6 9 (8.04%) Test Specialist
7 7 (6.25%) Performance Engineer
8 6 (5.36%) Performance Test Analyst
8 6 (5.36%) Performance Analyst
9 5 (4.46%) QA Tester
10 4 (3.57%) QA Engineer
10 4 (3.57%) Consultant
10 4 (3.57%) Performance Test Specialist
11 3 (2.68%) Automation Analyst
11 3 (2.68%) Performance Test Engineer
11 3 (2.68%) Performance Manager
11 3 (2.68%) Web Analyst
11 3 (2.68%) Web Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (43.75%) HTML
2 47 (41.96%) .NET
3 46 (41.07%) JSP
4 45 (40.18%) ASP.NET
5 4 (3.57%) CSS
5 4 (3.57%) Web Services
6 3 (2.68%) JPA
7 2 (1.79%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (0.89%) iSeries
1 1 (0.89%) AS400
1 1 (0.89%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 50 (44.64%) Windows
2 40 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 39 (34.82%) Windows XP
3 39 (34.82%) Windows Server 2003
3 39 (34.82%) UNIX
4 38 (33.93%) Windows 2000
5 20 (17.86%) Linux
6 4 (3.57%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.89%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (46.43%) Software Testing
2 27 (24.11%) Test Scripting
3 24 (21.43%) Knowledge Management
4 23 (20.54%) Performance Testing
5 20 (17.86%) Workflow
6 19 (16.96%) Validation
6 19 (16.96%) Test Strategy
7 16 (14.29%) Test Automation
8 8 (7.14%) Load Testing
9 7 (6.25%) CRM
10 6 (5.36%) Automated Testing
10 6 (5.36%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (4.46%) Quality Management
11 5 (4.46%) Regression Testing
11 5 (4.46%) SOA
12 4 (3.57%) DSDM
12 4 (3.57%) Web Development
12 4 (3.57%) User Acceptance Testing
12 4 (3.57%) Test Management
12 4 (3.57%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 49 (43.75%) JavaScript
2 23 (20.54%) SQL
3 17 (15.18%) Java
4 16 (14.29%) C#
5 14 (12.50%) VB
6 7 (6.25%) VBA
7 4 (3.57%) PowerShell
8 3 (2.68%) VBScript
9 2 (1.79%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.89%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 79 (70.54%) Security Cleared
2 76 (67.86%) ISTQB
3 68 (60.71%) SC Cleared
4 50 (44.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 32 (28.57%) DV Cleared
6 24 (21.43%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 10 (8.93%) ISEB
8 5 (4.46%) MOS
9 3 (2.68%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (2.68%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (1.79%) CCNA
10 2 (1.79%) MCITP
11 1 (0.89%) MCSE
11 1 (0.89%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (13.39%) QA
System Software
1 16 (14.29%) Nmap
2 2 (1.79%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 18 (16.07%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 16 (14.29%) Nessus
3 3 (2.68%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 2 (1.79%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (1.79%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (0.89%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.89%) Netcool
Vendors
1 96 (85.71%) HP
2 54 (48.21%) Oracle
3 18 (16.07%) Microsoft
4 4 (3.57%) Cisco
4 4 (3.57%) Ektron
5 3 (2.68%) Citrix
6 2 (1.79%) Borland
6 2 (1.79%) CA
6 2 (1.79%) Siebel
6 2 (1.79%) Altiris
6 2 (1.79%) VMware
6 2 (1.79%) Lumension
7 1 (0.89%) SAP
7 1 (0.89%) Veritas
7 1 (0.89%) webMethods
7 1 (0.89%) McAfee
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