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 31 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
Rank 87 59 78
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +19
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 35 60 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.64% 2.94% 1.71%
As % of the Systems Management category 15.77% 22.14% 15.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 24 15
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£315 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £292
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £468 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £324 £338
% change year-on-year
+8.10% -4.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.75 £38.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-42.76% +16.92%
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
222 271 189
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 10.43% 13.26% 10.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 153 100
Average daily rate £399 £330 £351
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.85% -6.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £275 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £463 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £345
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -2.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 4
Average hourly rate £19.50 £189.00 £30.69
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-89.68% +515.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.36 £189.00 £15.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.05 £189.00 £44.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £20.06 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+7.17% -10.84%

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 31 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 31 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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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
Hook +5 9 £475 +2.70%
Southampton -3 6 £288 -31.95%
Basingstoke - 3 £293 -
Andover +2 1 £325 +14.03%
Gosport -4 1 £450 +28.57%
Aldershot -4 1 £338 -28.94% 1
Farnborough - 1 £475 -
HP Quality Center
South East

HP Quality Center
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 31 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 32 (49.23%) Security Cleared
2 30 (46.15%) HP
3 27 (41.54%) SQL
4 24 (36.92%) SC Cleared
5 21 (32.31%) Test Scripting
6 17 (26.15%) Migration
6 17 (26.15%) Microsoft
7 16 (24.62%) Test Management
8 12 (18.46%) ISTQB
8 12 (18.46%) XML
8 12 (18.46%) Waterfall
9 11 (16.92%) BusinessObjects
9 11 (16.92%) BizTalk Server
10 10 (15.38%) Business Continuity
10 10 (15.38%) System Testing
10 10 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
11 9 (13.85%) Test Automation
11 9 (13.85%) Stakeholder Management
11 9 (13.85%) Software Testing
11 9 (13.85%) ISEB
11 9 (13.85%) Windows
11 9 (13.85%) SharePoint
11 9 (13.85%) Test Strategy
12 8 (12.31%) Office 365
12 8 (12.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 8 (12.31%) Validation
12 8 (12.31%) VMware
13 7 (10.77%) DV Cleared
13 7 (10.77%) Knowledge Management
13 7 (10.77%) System Integration Testing

HP Quality Center
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 11 (16.92%) BizTalk Server
2 9 (13.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (9.23%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.08%) MS Visio
2 2 (3.08%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (9.23%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (3.08%) Exstream
3 1 (1.54%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 8 (12.31%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.15%) SAN
2 1 (1.54%) Wireshark
2 1 (1.54%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.54%) HTTPS
2 1 (1.54%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (16.92%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (3.08%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.54%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (7.69%) StarTeam
2 4 (6.15%) MSI
2 4 (6.15%) Selenium
3 3 (4.62%) WebDriver
3 3 (4.62%) TestDirector
3 3 (4.62%) HP UFT
4 2 (3.08%) WinRunner
4 2 (3.08%) Cucumber
4 2 (3.08%) Appium
5 1 (1.54%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.54%) JIRA
General
1 4 (6.15%) Finance
2 3 (4.62%) Marketing
3 2 (3.08%) Automotive
3 2 (3.08%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.54%) German Language
Job Titles
1 24 (36.92%) Test Analyst
1 24 (36.92%) Analyst
2 8 (12.31%) Test Engineer
3 7 (10.77%) Tester
4 6 (9.23%) Test Leader
5 5 (7.69%) Test Manager
6 3 (4.62%) Project Manager
6 3 (4.62%) Applications Engineer
7 2 (3.08%) AWS Engineer
7 2 (3.08%) UAT Tester
7 2 (3.08%) Automation Analyst
7 2 (3.08%) Mobile Tester
7 2 (3.08%) Coordinator
7 2 (3.08%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 2 (3.08%) Test Coordinator
8 1 (1.54%) Software Tester
8 1 (1.54%) IT Project Manager
8 1 (1.54%) QA Tester
8 1 (1.54%) Infrastructure Manager
8 1 (1.54%) Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (18.46%) XML
2 3 (4.62%) CGI
2 3 (4.62%) HTML
2 3 (4.62%) .NET
2 3 (4.62%) ASP.NET
2 3 (4.62%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.77%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.69%) Client/Server
3 2 (3.08%) GIS
3 2 (3.08%) Clustering
3 2 (3.08%) PDA
3 2 (3.08%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.54%) User Experience
4 1 (1.54%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 9 (13.85%) Windows
2 3 (4.62%) AIX
2 3 (4.62%) Windows XP
2 3 (4.62%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (4.62%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (4.62%) UNIX
3 2 (3.08%) Windows 7
3 2 (3.08%) Apple iOS
3 2 (3.08%) Android
4 1 (1.54%) Solaris
4 1 (1.54%) Linux
4 1 (1.54%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (32.31%) Test Scripting
2 17 (26.15%) Migration
3 16 (24.62%) Test Management
4 12 (18.46%) Waterfall
5 10 (15.38%) System Testing
5 10 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
5 10 (15.38%) Business Continuity
6 9 (13.85%) Stakeholder Management
6 9 (13.85%) Software Testing
6 9 (13.85%) Test Strategy
6 9 (13.85%) Test Automation
7 8 (12.31%) Validation
8 7 (10.77%) Knowledge Management
8 7 (10.77%) System Integration Testing
9 6 (9.23%) Project Management
10 5 (7.69%) ETL
10 5 (7.69%) Configuration Management
10 5 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (7.69%) Data Migration
11 4 (6.15%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 27 (41.54%) SQL
2 4 (6.15%) VBA
3 3 (4.62%) Java
3 3 (4.62%) JavaScript
4 2 (3.08%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.54%) C#
Qualifications
1 32 (49.23%) Security Cleared
2 24 (36.92%) SC Cleared
3 12 (18.46%) ISTQB
4 9 (13.85%) ISEB
5 8 (12.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 7 (10.77%) DV Cleared
7 3 (4.62%) MCITP
7 3 (4.62%) MCSE
7 3 (4.62%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (3.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (3.08%) MCTS
8 2 (3.08%) MCSA
9 1 (1.54%) CCNA
9 1 (1.54%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (1.54%) Degree
9 1 (1.54%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.15%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.62%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.08%) VMware ESX
2 2 (3.08%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.54%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (6.15%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 2 (3.08%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (1.54%) Netcool
3 1 (1.54%) Nessus
3 1 (1.54%) Nmap
Vendors
1 30 (46.15%) HP
2 17 (26.15%) Microsoft
3 8 (12.31%) VMware
4 6 (9.23%) Oracle
4 6 (9.23%) Citrix
5 2 (3.08%) Veritas
5 2 (3.08%) McAfee
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