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 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
Rank 85 59 75
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +16
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 35 65 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.66% 3.19% 2.08%
As % of the Systems Management category 14.71% 26.86% 19.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 21 23
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£315 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.07% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £240 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £463 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £314 £338
% change year-on-year
+11.46% -6.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £110.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-72.72% +238.46%
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
238 242 187
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 11.30% 11.89% 10.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 125 101
Average daily rate £388 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £463 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £338
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 10
Average hourly rate £12.75 £52.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-75.71% +75.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £23.50 £14.53
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.12 £189.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £18.75 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -10.71%

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 July 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 July 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 +2 9 £310 -34.04%
Hook +6 8 £495 +7.02%
Basingstoke +7 3 £293 -
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 3 July 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 41 (53.95%) HP
2 39 (51.32%) Security Cleared
3 31 (40.79%) SC Cleared
4 29 (38.16%) SQL
5 24 (31.58%) Microsoft
6 22 (28.95%) Test Scripting
7 20 (26.32%) Migration
8 19 (25.00%) ISTQB
9 15 (19.74%) Test Management
10 14 (18.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 14 (18.42%) Software Testing
11 13 (17.11%) Knowledge Management
12 12 (15.79%) MS Excel
13 11 (14.47%) Oracle
13 11 (14.47%) ISEB
13 11 (14.47%) Citrix
13 11 (14.47%) User Acceptance Testing
14 10 (13.16%) DV Cleared
14 10 (13.16%) Oracle EBS
14 10 (13.16%) SAN
14 10 (13.16%) XML
14 10 (13.16%) Windows
14 10 (13.16%) Waterfall
15 9 (11.84%) Test Automation
15 9 (11.84%) Test Strategy
15 9 (11.84%) Analytical Skills
15 9 (11.84%) SharePoint
15 9 (11.84%) Business Objects
15 9 (11.84%) VBA
15 9 (11.84%) BizTalk Server

HP Quality Center
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 9 (11.84%) SharePoint
1 9 (11.84%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 12 (15.79%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.63%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.63%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (13.16%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (3.95%) Exstream
3 1 (1.32%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.32%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 8 (10.53%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (13.16%) SAN
2 1 (1.32%) Wireshark
2 1 (1.32%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.32%) HTTPS
2 1 (1.32%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.95%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (1.32%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (7.89%) StarTeam
2 4 (5.26%) MSI
2 4 (5.26%) Selenium
3 3 (3.95%) WebDriver
3 3 (3.95%) TestDirector
3 3 (3.95%) HP UFT
4 2 (2.63%) WinRunner
4 2 (2.63%) Cucumber
4 2 (2.63%) Appium
5 1 (1.32%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.32%) JIRA
General
1 5 (6.58%) Finance
2 3 (3.95%) Automotive
2 3 (3.95%) Marketing
3 1 (1.32%) German Language
3 1 (1.32%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (36.84%) Analyst
2 27 (35.53%) Test Analyst
3 8 (10.53%) Tester
4 7 (9.21%) Test Engineer
4 7 (9.21%) Test Leader
5 6 (7.89%) Test Manager
6 3 (3.95%) Applications Engineer
6 3 (3.95%) UAT Tester
7 2 (2.63%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 2 (2.63%) Integration Engineer
7 2 (2.63%) Automation Analyst
7 2 (2.63%) Mobile Tester
7 2 (2.63%) AWS Engineer
7 2 (2.63%) Project Manager
7 2 (2.63%) Design Engineer
8 1 (1.32%) Security Analyst
8 1 (1.32%) Test Coordinator
8 1 (1.32%) Software Tester
8 1 (1.32%) IT Project Manager
8 1 (1.32%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (13.16%) XML
2 4 (5.26%) HTML
2 4 (5.26%) .NET
2 4 (5.26%) ASP.NET
2 4 (5.26%) JSP
3 3 (3.95%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.84%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (7.89%) Client/Server
3 2 (2.63%) GIS
3 2 (2.63%) Clustering
3 2 (2.63%) PDA
3 2 (2.63%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.32%) User Experience
4 1 (1.32%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 10 (13.16%) Windows
2 3 (3.95%) AIX
2 3 (3.95%) Windows XP
2 3 (3.95%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (3.95%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (3.95%) UNIX
3 2 (2.63%) Windows 7
3 2 (2.63%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.63%) Android
4 1 (1.32%) Solaris
4 1 (1.32%) Linux
4 1 (1.32%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (28.95%) Test Scripting
2 20 (26.32%) Migration
3 15 (19.74%) Test Management
4 14 (18.42%) Software Testing
5 13 (17.11%) Knowledge Management
6 11 (14.47%) User Acceptance Testing
7 10 (13.16%) Waterfall
8 9 (11.84%) Stakeholder Management
8 9 (11.84%) Test Strategy
8 9 (11.84%) Test Automation
9 8 (10.53%) Validation
9 8 (10.53%) Business Continuity
9 8 (10.53%) Project Management
9 8 (10.53%) System Testing
10 7 (9.21%) Data Migration
10 7 (9.21%) ETL
10 7 (9.21%) System Integration Testing
11 6 (7.89%) Configuration Management
12 5 (6.58%) Agile Software Development
13 4 (5.26%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 29 (38.16%) SQL
2 9 (11.84%) VBA
3 4 (5.26%) Java
3 4 (5.26%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.63%) PowerShell
4 2 (2.63%) C#
5 1 (1.32%) VB
Qualifications
1 39 (51.32%) Security Cleared
2 31 (40.79%) SC Cleared
3 19 (25.00%) ISTQB
4 14 (18.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 11 (14.47%) ISEB
6 10 (13.16%) DV Cleared
7 4 (5.26%) MCITP
7 4 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (3.95%) MCSE
8 3 (3.95%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 2 (2.63%) MCSA
9 2 (2.63%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (2.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (2.63%) MCTS
9 2 (2.63%) Degree
10 1 (1.32%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.95%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.95%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.63%) VMware ESX
2 2 (2.63%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.32%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (5.26%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 2 (2.63%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (1.32%) Netcool
3 1 (1.32%) Nessus
3 1 (1.32%) Nmap
Vendors
1 41 (53.95%) HP
2 24 (31.58%) Microsoft
3 11 (14.47%) Oracle
3 11 (14.47%) Citrix
4 9 (11.84%) Business Objects
4 9 (11.84%) VMware
5 2 (2.63%) Veritas
5 2 (2.63%) McAfee
6 1 (1.32%) Cisco