The table below looks at the statistics for HP Quality Center skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire 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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
Rank 63 60 51
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -9
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 3 9 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.38% 1.14% 0.40%
As % of the Systems Management category 3.13% 19.57% 4.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 2
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£300 £303 £220
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.82% +37.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -7.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 - £32.50
HP Quality Center
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised in the Hertfordshire region.

Systems Management Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
96 46 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 12.18% 5.84% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 25 21
Average daily rate £425 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £206 £233 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £497 £413 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 3
Average hourly rate £37.50 £10.50 £24.03
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+257.14% -56.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £10.50 £11.64
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £10.50 £35.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.07 £20.06 £22.13
% change year-on-year
+5.04% -9.33%

HP Quality Center
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing HP Quality Center across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

HP Quality Center Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

HP Quality Center
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing HP Quality Center across the Hertfordshire region.

HP Quality Center Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

HP Quality Center
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

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 Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 4 September 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
Watford - 3 £300 - 2
HP Quality Center
East of England

HP Quality Center
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 5 (71.43%) HP
2 4 (57.14%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (42.86%) SQL
3 3 (42.86%) Cognos
4 2 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (28.57%) ERP
4 2 (28.57%) ETL
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle
4 2 (28.57%) SAP
4 2 (28.57%) UNIX
4 2 (28.57%) Solaris
4 2 (28.57%) NetWeaver
4 2 (28.57%) SAP Basis
4 2 (28.57%) Retail
4 2 (28.57%) SAP BPC
4 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (28.57%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 2 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
4 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
4 2 (28.57%) Test Strategy
5 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
5 1 (14.29%) Automation Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
5 1 (14.29%) MaxDB
5 1 (14.29%) Android
5 1 (14.29%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (14.29%) Sitecore
5 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
5 1 (14.29%) Compatibility Testing

HP Quality Center
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 2 (28.57%) NetWeaver
2 1 (14.29%) Sitecore CMS
Business Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SAP BPC
2 1 (14.29%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (14.29%) SAP BW
2 1 (14.29%) SAP BI
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
2 1 (14.29%) MaxDB
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (14.29%) HP UFT
General
1 2 (28.57%) Retail
2 1 (14.29%) Local Government
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Test Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Test Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) SAP Basis Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) SAP Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Test Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) SAP Business Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) NetWeaver Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) SAP Basis Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) UAT Test Manager
2 1 (14.29%) SAP Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) UAT Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Automation Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Solaris
1 2 (28.57%) UNIX
2 1 (14.29%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (14.29%) Android
2 1 (14.29%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (28.57%) ERP
2 2 (28.57%) ETL
2 2 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
2 2 (28.57%) Test Strategy
3 1 (14.29%) Automation Testing
3 1 (14.29%) SDLC
3 1 (14.29%) Compatibility Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Integration Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Change Management
3 1 (14.29%) Regression Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (14.29%) Content Management
3 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) HP
2 3 (42.86%) Cognos
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle
3 2 (28.57%) SAP
4 1 (14.29%) ReadSoft
4 1 (14.29%) Sitecore