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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
Rank 100 63 78
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +15
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 23 59 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.05% 2.81% 1.69%
As % of the Systems Management category 12.57% 18.79% 15.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 22 13
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£338 £363 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.89% +10.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £275 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £467 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 - £32.50
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
183 314 196
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 8.34% 14.97% 10.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 172 113
Average daily rate £388 £338 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.81% +0.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £286 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 10
Average hourly rate £16.68 £189.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-91.17% +530.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.02 £189.00 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.34 £189.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.07 £20.06 £21.75
% change year-on-year
+5.04% -7.77%

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 3 September 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 3 September 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
Gosport -6 6 £423 -0.58%
Southampton +1 3 £275 -24.13%
Aldershot -2 2 £338 -28.94%
Hook - 2 £363 -
Farnborough - 1 £325 -
HP Quality Center
South East

HP Quality Center
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 33 (53.23%) Security Cleared
2 30 (48.39%) HP
3 26 (41.94%) SC Cleared
4 25 (40.32%) SQL
5 19 (30.65%) Test Scripting
6 17 (27.42%) Migration
6 17 (27.42%) Microsoft
7 14 (22.58%) Waterfall
8 12 (19.35%) Test Management
8 12 (19.35%) XML
9 11 (17.74%) BusinessObjects
9 11 (17.74%) BizTalk Server
9 11 (17.74%) ISTQB
9 11 (17.74%) DV Cleared
10 10 (16.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 10 (16.13%) System Testing
10 10 (16.13%) Business Continuity
11 8 (12.90%) Stakeholder Management
11 8 (12.90%) ISEB
11 8 (12.90%) Software Testing
11 8 (12.90%) Test Strategy
11 8 (12.90%) Office 365
12 7 (11.29%) Agile Software Development
12 7 (11.29%) User Acceptance Testing
12 7 (11.29%) Citrix
12 7 (11.29%) SharePoint
12 7 (11.29%) Validation
12 7 (11.29%) SAN
13 6 (9.68%) VMware
13 6 (9.68%) System Integration Testing

HP Quality Center
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 11 (17.74%) BizTalk Server
2 7 (11.29%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (8.06%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.61%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.61%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.23%) SAP FI
1 2 (3.23%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (3.23%) SAP FI/CO
1 2 (3.23%) SAP CO
1 2 (3.23%) SAP BPC
2 1 (1.61%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 8 (12.90%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (11.29%) SAN
2 1 (1.61%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (17.74%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (3.23%) SAP BW
2 2 (3.23%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.61%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (8.06%) StarTeam
1 5 (8.06%) Selenium
2 4 (6.45%) MSI
3 3 (4.84%) Cucumber
3 3 (4.84%) Jenkins
4 2 (3.23%) Appium
4 2 (3.23%) WebDriver
4 2 (3.23%) JIRA
4 2 (3.23%) HP UFT
5 1 (1.61%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (4.84%) Telecoms
1 3 (4.84%) Finance
2 2 (3.23%) Marketing
3 1 (1.61%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 21 (33.87%) Test Analyst
1 21 (33.87%) Analyst
2 9 (14.52%) Test Engineer
3 7 (11.29%) Tester
4 5 (8.06%) Test Manager
4 5 (8.06%) Test Leader
5 3 (4.84%) Applications Engineer
5 3 (4.84%) Test Coordinator
5 3 (4.84%) Coordinator
6 2 (3.23%) Project Manager
6 2 (3.23%) Mobile Tester
6 2 (3.23%) AWS Engineer
6 2 (3.23%) SAP Manager
6 2 (3.23%) SAP Test Manager
6 2 (3.23%) Automation Engineer
6 2 (3.23%) Test Automation Engineer
7 1 (1.61%) Defect Manager
7 1 (1.61%) Functional Tester
7 1 (1.61%) Agile Tester
7 1 (1.61%) Test Automation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (19.35%) XML
2 5 (8.06%) HTML
3 3 (4.84%) .NET
3 3 (4.84%) ASP.NET
3 3 (4.84%) JSP
3 3 (4.84%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.06%) Client/Server
1 5 (8.06%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.23%) GIS
2 2 (3.23%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.61%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.06%) Windows
2 3 (4.84%) UNIX
3 2 (3.23%) Android
3 2 (3.23%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.61%) AIX
4 1 (1.61%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (30.65%) Test Scripting
2 17 (27.42%) Migration
3 14 (22.58%) Waterfall
4 12 (19.35%) Test Management
5 10 (16.13%) System Testing
5 10 (16.13%) Business Continuity
6 8 (12.90%) Software Testing
6 8 (12.90%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (12.90%) Test Strategy
7 7 (11.29%) User Acceptance Testing
7 7 (11.29%) Validation
7 7 (11.29%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (9.68%) System Integration Testing
9 5 (8.06%) ETL
9 5 (8.06%) Configuration Management
9 5 (8.06%) Project Management
9 5 (8.06%) Data Migration
9 5 (8.06%) Test Automation
10 4 (6.45%) Functional Testing
10 4 (6.45%) Knowledge Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (40.32%) SQL
2 5 (8.06%) Java
3 4 (6.45%) VBA
4 3 (4.84%) JavaScript
5 2 (3.23%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.61%) F#
6 1 (1.61%) C#
Qualifications
1 33 (53.23%) Security Cleared
2 26 (41.94%) SC Cleared
3 11 (17.74%) DV Cleared
3 11 (17.74%) ISTQB
4 10 (16.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 8 (12.90%) ISEB
6 1 (1.61%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.61%) MCITP
6 1 (1.61%) Degree
6 1 (1.61%) MCSE
6 1 (1.61%) CCNA
6 1 (1.61%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.45%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.23%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (6.45%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 30 (48.39%) HP
2 17 (27.42%) Microsoft
3 7 (11.29%) Citrix
4 6 (9.68%) VMware
5 4 (6.45%) Oracle
6 2 (3.23%) SAP