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 1 June 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
1 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
Rank 79 66 75
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +9
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 37 56 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.84% 2.90% 2.28%
As % of the Systems Management category 15.61% 26.67% 20.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 24 29
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£317 £325 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £268 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £461 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
- -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £74.00 £37.25
% change year-on-year
-62.83% +98.65%
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
237 210 192
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 11.77% 10.87% 10.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 106 113
Average daily rate £375 £343 £356
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.48% -3.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £185 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £463 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 9 10
Average hourly rate £12.75 £47.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-73.16% +58.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £24.50 £14.53
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.12 £52.50 £44.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-3.88% +5.00%

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 1 June 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 1 June 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
Southampton +10 11 £300 -36.17%
Hook - 8 £475 -
Aldershot +7 2 £425 +30.76%
Basingstoke -4 2 £293 -7.14%
Andover - 1 £325 -
Farnborough - 1 £475 -
HP Quality Center
South East

HP Quality Center
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 1 June 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 62 (67.39%) HP
2 49 (53.26%) Security Cleared
3 39 (42.39%) SQL
4 36 (39.13%) Microsoft
4 36 (39.13%) SC Cleared
5 31 (33.70%) ISTQB
6 26 (28.26%) Migration
7 23 (25.00%) Software Testing
8 22 (23.91%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 21 (22.83%) Knowledge Management
10 20 (21.74%) DV Cleared
11 18 (19.57%) Test Scripting
11 18 (19.57%) MS Excel
12 17 (18.48%) Oracle
13 16 (17.39%) Citrix
13 16 (17.39%) Oracle EBS
14 15 (16.30%) SAN
14 15 (16.30%) Windows
15 14 (15.22%) VBA
15 14 (15.22%) ISEB
15 14 (15.22%) User Acceptance Testing
16 13 (14.13%) Test Management
16 13 (14.13%) VMware
16 13 (14.13%) HTML
16 13 (14.13%) JavaScript
16 13 (14.13%) SharePoint
17 11 (11.96%) Configuration Management
17 11 (11.96%) Project Management
17 11 (11.96%) Client/Server
17 11 (11.96%) StarTeam

HP Quality Center
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 June 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 13 (14.13%) SharePoint
2 7 (7.61%) BizTalk Server
3 5 (5.43%) CMS
3 5 (5.43%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 18 (19.57%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.17%) MS Office
2 2 (2.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 16 (17.39%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (4.35%) Exstream
3 1 (1.09%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.09%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.61%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (16.30%) SAN
2 5 (5.43%) HTTP
3 1 (1.09%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.09%) HTTPS
3 1 (1.09%) SSL
3 1 (1.09%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.52%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (1.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (11.96%) StarTeam
2 7 (7.61%) MSI
3 5 (5.43%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (3.26%) TestDirector
4 3 (3.26%) QuickTest Pro
5 2 (2.17%) Selenium
5 2 (2.17%) WinRunner
6 1 (1.09%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.09%) WebDriver
General
1 10 (10.87%) Finance
2 3 (3.26%) Automotive
3 2 (2.17%) Marketing
4 1 (1.09%) German Language
4 1 (1.09%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (30.43%) Analyst
2 27 (29.35%) Test Analyst
3 12 (13.04%) Tester
4 10 (10.87%) Test Manager
5 8 (8.70%) Test Leader
6 6 (6.52%) Test Engineer
7 4 (4.35%) Migration Engineer
7 4 (4.35%) Integration Engineer
7 4 (4.35%) UAT Tester
8 3 (3.26%) Design Engineer
8 3 (3.26%) Applications Engineer
9 2 (2.17%) AWS Engineer
9 2 (2.17%) Defect Manager
9 2 (2.17%) Automation Analyst
9 2 (2.17%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 2 (2.17%) Project Manager
10 1 (1.09%) Software Engineer
10 1 (1.09%) Coordinator
10 1 (1.09%) Web Tester
10 1 (1.09%) Automation Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (14.13%) HTML
2 8 (8.70%) XML
2 8 (8.70%) .NET
2 8 (8.70%) ASP.NET
2 8 (8.70%) JSP
3 5 (5.43%) Web Services
3 5 (5.43%) CSS
4 3 (3.26%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.96%) Client/Server
1 11 (11.96%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.17%) Clustering
2 2 (2.17%) PDA
3 1 (1.09%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.09%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 15 (16.30%) Windows
2 3 (3.26%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (3.26%) Windows XP
2 3 (3.26%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (2.17%) Windows 7
3 2 (2.17%) UNIX
3 2 (2.17%) AIX
4 1 (1.09%) Linux
4 1 (1.09%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (28.26%) Migration
2 23 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 21 (22.83%) Knowledge Management
4 18 (19.57%) Test Scripting
5 14 (15.22%) User Acceptance Testing
6 13 (14.13%) Test Management
7 11 (11.96%) Configuration Management
7 11 (11.96%) Project Management
8 9 (9.78%) Stakeholder Management
8 9 (9.78%) ETL
8 9 (9.78%) Test Strategy
8 9 (9.78%) Data Migration
9 7 (7.61%) Validation
9 7 (7.61%) System Integration Testing
10 6 (6.52%) Waterfall
10 6 (6.52%) Test Automation
10 6 (6.52%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (6.52%) System Testing
10 6 (6.52%) Security Testing
10 6 (6.52%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 39 (42.39%) SQL
2 14 (15.22%) VBA
3 13 (14.13%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.17%) PowerShell
4 2 (2.17%) C#
5 1 (1.09%) Java
5 1 (1.09%) VB
Qualifications
1 49 (53.26%) Security Cleared
2 36 (39.13%) SC Cleared
3 31 (33.70%) ISTQB
4 22 (23.91%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 20 (21.74%) DV Cleared
6 14 (15.22%) ISEB
7 7 (7.61%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (7.61%) MCITP
7 7 (7.61%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 5 (5.43%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (3.26%) MCSE
10 2 (2.17%) MCTS
10 2 (2.17%) Degree
10 2 (2.17%) MCSA
10 2 (2.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (1.09%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.17%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.26%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.17%) Hyper-V
2 2 (2.17%) VMware ESX
3 1 (1.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (7.61%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 2 (2.17%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (1.09%) Netcool
3 1 (1.09%) Nessus
3 1 (1.09%) Nmap
Vendors
1 62 (67.39%) HP
2 36 (39.13%) Microsoft
3 17 (18.48%) Oracle
4 16 (17.39%) Citrix
5 13 (14.13%) VMware
6 7 (7.61%) Business Objects
7 5 (5.43%) Ektron
8 4 (4.35%) Cisco
9 2 (2.17%) Veritas
9 2 (2.17%) McAfee