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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
Rank 91 66 85
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +19
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 32 48 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.43% 2.37% 1.65%
As % of the Systems Management category 12.40% 20.51% 17.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 22 15
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£375 £325 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -12.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £281 £322
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £467 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £345
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -5.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £132.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-76.98% +268.05%
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
258 234 163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 11.50% 11.54% 9.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 122 91
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £185 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £452 £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 10 18
Average hourly rate £12.50 £41.25 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-69.70% +96.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-19.26% +25.00%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 - 17 £350 -
Aldershot +12 2 £425 +30.76%
Hook - 2 £475 -
Gosport -3 1 - -
Havant -4 1 £375 -21.05%
Farnborough - 1 £475 -
HP Quality Center
South East

HP Quality Center
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 73 (83.91%) HP
2 49 (56.32%) Security Cleared
3 39 (44.83%) ISTQB
4 35 (40.23%) SC Cleared
5 34 (39.08%) SQL
6 33 (37.93%) Microsoft
7 29 (33.33%) Software Testing
8 28 (32.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 27 (31.03%) DV Cleared
9 27 (31.03%) Knowledge Management
10 26 (29.89%) Migration
11 23 (26.44%) Oracle
11 23 (26.44%) MS Excel
12 22 (25.29%) Oracle EBS
13 21 (24.14%) Citrix
14 20 (22.99%) SAN
15 19 (21.84%) Windows
15 19 (21.84%) VBA
16 16 (18.39%) HTML
16 16 (18.39%) JavaScript
17 15 (17.24%) VMware
18 14 (16.09%) ISEB
18 14 (16.09%) Test Scripting
19 13 (14.94%) StarTeam
19 13 (14.94%) Configuration Management
19 13 (14.94%) Client/Server
19 13 (14.94%) User Acceptance Testing
20 12 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
21 11 (12.64%) Data Migration
21 11 (12.64%) Project Management

HP Quality Center
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 7 (8.05%) SharePoint
2 5 (5.75%) CMS
2 5 (5.75%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 23 (26.44%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.15%) MS Project
2 1 (1.15%) MS Office
2 1 (1.15%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 22 (25.29%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (4.60%) Exstream
3 1 (1.15%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.15%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.15%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (22.99%) SAN
2 5 (5.75%) HTTP
3 3 (3.45%) Wireshark
3 3 (3.45%) TCP/IP
3 3 (3.45%) HTTPS
3 3 (3.45%) SSL
4 1 (1.15%) LAN
4 1 (1.15%) WAN
4 1 (1.15%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.05%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 13 (14.94%) StarTeam
2 9 (10.34%) MSI
3 5 (5.75%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (3.45%) TestDirector
5 2 (2.30%) QuickTest Pro
5 2 (2.30%) WinRunner
5 2 (2.30%) Selenium
6 1 (1.15%) WebDriver
General
1 7 (8.05%) Finance
2 2 (2.30%) Automotive
3 1 (1.15%) Marketing
3 1 (1.15%) German Language
3 1 (1.15%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.15%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (25.29%) Analyst
2 21 (24.14%) Test Analyst
3 13 (14.94%) Tester
4 12 (13.79%) Test Manager
5 8 (9.20%) Migration Engineer
5 8 (9.20%) Test Leader
6 5 (5.75%) Security Engineer
6 5 (5.75%) UAT Tester
7 4 (4.60%) Integration Engineer
8 3 (3.45%) Design Engineer
9 2 (2.30%) Defect Manager
9 2 (2.30%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 1 (1.15%) Integration Test Analyst
10 1 (1.15%) Automation Test Analyst
10 1 (1.15%) Security Manager
10 1 (1.15%) Web Tester
10 1 (1.15%) Integration Analyst
10 1 (1.15%) Integration Tester
10 1 (1.15%) Functional Tester
10 1 (1.15%) Integration Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (18.39%) HTML
2 11 (12.64%) .NET
2 11 (12.64%) JSP
2 11 (12.64%) ASP.NET
3 5 (5.75%) CSS
3 5 (5.75%) Web Services
4 1 (1.15%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (14.94%) Client/Server
2 12 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.30%) Clustering
3 2 (2.30%) PDA
4 1 (1.15%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.15%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 19 (21.84%) Windows
2 5 (5.75%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (5.75%) Windows XP
2 5 (5.75%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (3.45%) Linux
3 3 (3.45%) Windows 2000
3 3 (3.45%) UNIX
4 2 (2.30%) Windows 7
4 2 (2.30%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 27 (31.03%) Knowledge Management
3 26 (29.89%) Migration
4 14 (16.09%) Test Scripting
5 13 (14.94%) Configuration Management
5 13 (14.94%) User Acceptance Testing
6 11 (12.64%) Data Migration
6 11 (12.64%) Project Management
7 10 (11.49%) ETL
7 10 (11.49%) Test Management
8 7 (8.05%) Test Strategy
9 6 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (5.75%) Security Testing
10 5 (5.75%) DSDM
11 4 (4.60%) Test Automation
11 4 (4.60%) Validation
12 3 (3.45%) Workflow
12 3 (3.45%) Functional Testing
13 2 (2.30%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (39.08%) SQL
2 19 (21.84%) VBA
3 16 (18.39%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.30%) C#
5 1 (1.15%) Java
5 1 (1.15%) VB
5 1 (1.15%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 49 (56.32%) Security Cleared
2 39 (44.83%) ISTQB
3 35 (40.23%) SC Cleared
4 28 (32.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 27 (31.03%) DV Cleared
6 14 (16.09%) ISEB
7 8 (9.20%) Microsoft Certification
7 8 (9.20%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 7 (8.05%) MCITP
9 6 (6.90%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (4.60%) MCSE
11 2 (2.30%) MCSA
11 2 (2.30%) CCNA
11 2 (2.30%) MCTS
12 1 (1.15%) Degree
12 1 (1.15%) CCNP
12 1 (1.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.30%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.30%) Hyper-V
1 2 (2.30%) VMware ESX
2 1 (1.15%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.15%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (10.34%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 3 (3.45%) Nessus
2 3 (3.45%) Nmap
3 2 (2.30%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (1.15%) Netcool
Vendors
1 73 (83.91%) HP
2 33 (37.93%) Microsoft
3 23 (26.44%) Oracle
4 21 (24.14%) Citrix
5 15 (17.24%) VMware
6 5 (5.75%) Ektron
7 4 (4.60%) Cisco
8 2 (2.30%) Veritas
8 2 (2.30%) McAfee
9 1 (1.15%) PeopleSoft
9 1 (1.15%) SAP