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 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
Rank 52 76 90
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +14
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 67 30 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 3.20% 1.64% 1.25%
As % of the Systems Management category 23.93% 15.15% 20.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 14 17
Average daily rate
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£375 £329 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.05% -5.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £289 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £393 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £32.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+16.92% +62.50%
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
280 198 119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 13.39% 10.84% 6.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 114 54
Average daily rate £338 £335 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.74% -4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £284 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £450 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £315
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +6.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 5
Average hourly rate £189.00 £32.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+481.53% +80.55%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £20.75 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-6.02% +6.41%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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
Gosport -6 19 £425 - 1
Winchester - - - - 1
Basingstoke - - - -
HP Quality Center
South East

HP Quality Center
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 93 (78.15%) HP
2 75 (63.03%) Security Cleared
3 72 (60.50%) ISTQB
4 64 (53.78%) SC Cleared
5 51 (42.86%) Oracle
6 49 (41.18%) Windows
7 46 (38.66%) Software Testing
8 45 (37.82%) HTML
8 45 (37.82%) JavaScript
9 44 (36.97%) .NET
9 44 (36.97%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 43 (36.13%) JSP
11 42 (35.29%) ASP.NET
11 42 (35.29%) Oracle EBS
12 37 (31.09%) TCP/IP
13 35 (29.41%) Windows XP
13 35 (29.41%) Windows Server 2008
14 34 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
14 34 (28.57%) UNIX
15 33 (27.73%) Windows 2000
16 32 (26.89%) HTTPS
17 30 (25.21%) QuickTest Pro
17 30 (25.21%) DV Cleared
18 27 (22.69%) LoadRunner
19 26 (21.85%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
20 25 (21.01%) Test Scripting
21 24 (20.17%) SQL
22 23 (19.33%) Performance Testing
22 23 (19.33%) Knowledge Management
23 20 (16.81%) HTTP

HP Quality Center
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 5 (4.20%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.36%) CMS
3 3 (2.52%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (1.68%) IIS
4 2 (1.68%) Documentum
5 1 (0.84%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 8 (6.72%) MS Office
2 6 (5.04%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.68%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 42 (35.29%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (5.04%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.84%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.68%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 37 (31.09%) TCP/IP
2 32 (26.89%) HTTPS
3 20 (16.81%) HTTP
4 17 (14.29%) DNS
5 14 (11.76%) SSL
6 11 (9.24%) Wireshark
7 10 (8.40%) SAN
8 4 (3.36%) IP Telephony
9 1 (0.84%) H.323
9 1 (0.84%) TETRA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (8.40%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (1.68%) Oracle BI EE
2 2 (1.68%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (1.68%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 30 (25.21%) QuickTest Pro
2 27 (22.69%) LoadRunner
3 7 (5.88%) Selenium
4 4 (3.36%) TestDirector
5 3 (2.52%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (1.68%) StarTeam
6 2 (1.68%) WebDriver
7 1 (0.84%) WinRunner
7 1 (0.84%) MSI
7 1 (0.84%) JMeter
General
1 14 (11.76%) Finance
2 6 (5.04%) Military
3 4 (3.36%) Electronics
4 1 (0.84%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 45 (37.82%) Analyst
1 45 (37.82%) Test Analyst
2 32 (26.89%) Tester
3 14 (11.76%) Performance Tester
4 13 (10.92%) Test Leader
5 12 (10.08%) Test Manager
6 9 (7.56%) Test Engineer
6 9 (7.56%) Test Specialist
7 7 (5.88%) Performance Analyst
7 7 (5.88%) Performance Test Analyst
8 6 (5.04%) Performance Engineer
9 4 (3.36%) Performance Test Specialist
9 4 (3.36%) Systems Tester
9 4 (3.36%) QA Tester
9 4 (3.36%) QA Engineer
9 4 (3.36%) Quality Engineer
10 3 (2.52%) Systems Analyst
10 3 (2.52%) Project Manager
10 3 (2.52%) Systems Test Analyst
10 3 (2.52%) Automation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (37.82%) HTML
2 44 (36.97%) .NET
3 43 (36.13%) JSP
4 42 (35.29%) ASP.NET
5 3 (2.52%) CSS
5 3 (2.52%) Web Services
5 3 (2.52%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 3 (2.52%) AS400
1 3 (2.52%) iSeries
2 2 (1.68%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (0.84%) Clustering
3 1 (0.84%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 49 (41.18%) Windows
2 35 (29.41%) Windows XP
2 35 (29.41%) Windows Server 2008
3 34 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
3 34 (28.57%) UNIX
4 33 (27.73%) Windows 2000
5 15 (12.61%) Linux
6 7 (5.88%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.84%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (38.66%) Software Testing
2 25 (21.01%) Test Scripting
3 23 (19.33%) Performance Testing
3 23 (19.33%) Knowledge Management
4 18 (15.13%) Test Automation
5 17 (14.29%) Test Strategy
6 15 (12.61%) Validation
7 14 (11.76%) Workflow
8 9 (7.56%) Load Testing
9 7 (5.88%) CRM
10 6 (5.04%) Project Management
10 6 (5.04%) Regression Testing
11 5 (4.20%) Migration
11 5 (4.20%) Quality Management
11 5 (4.20%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (4.20%) Automated Testing
11 5 (4.20%) Test Management
11 5 (4.20%) Data Migration
12 4 (3.36%) Manual Testing
12 4 (3.36%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 45 (37.82%) JavaScript
2 24 (20.17%) SQL
3 16 (13.45%) C#
4 15 (12.61%) Java
5 12 (10.08%) VB
6 7 (5.88%) VBA
7 4 (3.36%) PowerShell
8 3 (2.52%) VBScript
9 2 (1.68%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.84%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 75 (63.03%) Security Cleared
2 72 (60.50%) ISTQB
3 64 (53.78%) SC Cleared
4 44 (36.97%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 30 (25.21%) DV Cleared
6 26 (21.85%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 10 (8.40%) ISEB
8 5 (4.20%) MOS
9 4 (3.36%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (3.36%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (2.52%) CCNA
11 2 (1.68%) MCITP
11 2 (1.68%) MCSE
11 2 (1.68%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (12.61%) QA
System Software
1 11 (9.24%) Nmap
2 2 (1.68%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 18 (15.13%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 11 (9.24%) Nessus
3 3 (2.52%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 2 (1.68%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 2 (1.68%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.84%) Netcool
5 1 (0.84%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 93 (78.15%) HP
2 51 (42.86%) Oracle
3 18 (15.13%) Microsoft
4 5 (4.20%) Cisco
5 3 (2.52%) Citrix
5 3 (2.52%) Ektron
6 2 (1.68%) Lumension
6 2 (1.68%) Altiris
6 2 (1.68%) Borland
6 2 (1.68%) VMware
6 2 (1.68%) PeopleSoft
6 2 (1.68%) SAP
6 2 (1.68%) Siebel
6 2 (1.68%) CA
7 1 (0.84%) Veritas
7 1 (0.84%) McAfee