The table below looks at the statistics for HP Quality Center skills in IT contracts advertised for the Ipswich 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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
Rank 15 18 18
Rank change year-on-year
+3 0
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 5 4 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 4.85% 4.44% 7.73%
As % of the Systems Management category 50.00% 100.00% 69.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 14
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.84% +39.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £350 £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £368 £383
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £310
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £46.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-29.34% +130.00%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised in the Ipswich region.

Systems Management Category
Ipswich
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
10 4 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 9.71% 4.44% 11.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 21
Average daily rate £250 £350 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.62% +12.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £178 £350 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £368 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £312
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +8.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £12.50 - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.75 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +31.94%

HP Quality Center
Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

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

HP Quality Center Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

HP Quality Center
Daily Rate Trend in Ipswich

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

HP Quality Center Daily Rate Trend in Ipswich

HP Quality Center
Daily Rate Histogram in Ipswich

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HP Quality Center across the Ipswich region over the 3 months to 30 September 2014.

HP Quality Center Daily Rate Histogram in Ipswich

HP Quality Center
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Ipswich 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 11 (100.00%) HP
2 8 (72.73%) Finance
3 7 (63.64%) SQL
3 7 (63.64%) User Acceptance Testing
4 6 (54.55%) QA
5 5 (45.45%) ETL
6 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
6 4 (36.36%) .NET
6 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
6 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (36.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (36.36%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (36.36%) Coaching
7 3 (27.27%) Splunk
7 3 (27.27%) Test Strategy
7 3 (27.27%) Network Management
7 3 (27.27%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 3 (27.27%) PKI
7 3 (27.27%) VLAN
7 3 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (27.27%) Integration Testing
7 3 (27.27%) System Testing
7 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
7 3 (27.27%) UNIX
7 3 (27.27%) Solaris
7 3 (27.27%) Oracle
7 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
7 3 (27.27%) LAN
7 3 (27.27%) TCP/IP
7 3 (27.27%) VPN

HP Quality Center
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Ipswich 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.

Applications
1 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) LAN
1 3 (27.27%) TCP/IP
1 3 (27.27%) VPN
1 3 (27.27%) IPsec
1 3 (27.27%) VLAN
2 2 (18.18%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (18.18%) SoapUI
General
1 8 (72.73%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) Coordinator
2 4 (36.36%) Test Coordinator
2 4 (36.36%) QA Leader
3 3 (27.27%) Systems Tester
3 3 (27.27%) Tester
3 3 (27.27%) Test Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Network Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Network Security Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Security Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) QA Tester
4 2 (18.18%) Security Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) QA Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Business Test Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Network Security Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Test Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Business Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) .NET
2 2 (18.18%) XML
2 2 (18.18%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) UNIX
1 3 (27.27%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) User Acceptance Testing
2 5 (45.45%) ETL
3 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (36.36%) Coaching
4 3 (27.27%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 3 (27.27%) Integration Testing
4 3 (27.27%) System Testing
4 3 (27.27%) Network Management
4 3 (27.27%) Test Strategy
5 2 (18.18%) Test Scripting
6 1 (9.09%) Business Analysis
6 1 (9.09%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) ISEB
1 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
1 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
1 2 (18.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (54.55%) QA
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
1 3 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) HP
2 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
3 3 (27.27%) Cisco
3 3 (27.27%) Oracle
3 3 (27.27%) VMware
3 3 (27.27%) Splunk
4 2 (18.18%) PeopleSoft