The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Systems Management category for the Ipswich region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
Rank 20 16 22
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +6
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 10 1 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 5.85% 1.37% 5.32%
As % of the Systems Management category 29.41% 100.00% 43.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 7
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£368 - £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 - £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 - £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £341 £305
% change year-on-year
-5.49% +11.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £32.50 -
% change year-on-year
+16.92% -
Systems Management Category
Ipswich
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
34 1 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 19.88% 1.37% 12.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 0 11
Average daily rate £368 - £313
90% offered a daily rate of more than £189 - £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 - £393
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
- +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 5
Average hourly rate £16.00 - £18.75
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.20 - £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.80 - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +28.57%
HP Quality Center
Suffolk

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 1 August 2014.

HP Quality Center Daily Rate Histogram in Ipswich

HP Quality Center
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 16 (94.12%) HP
2 13 (76.47%) SQL
3 12 (70.59%) Finance
4 11 (64.71%) User Acceptance Testing
5 9 (52.94%) ETL
5 9 (52.94%) QA
6 6 (35.29%) Integration Testing
6 6 (35.29%) System Testing
7 5 (29.41%) MDX
7 5 (29.41%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 5 (29.41%) PKI
7 5 (29.41%) VLAN
7 5 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (29.41%) Network Management
7 5 (29.41%) SoapUI
7 5 (29.41%) Splunk
7 5 (29.41%) Test Strategy
7 5 (29.41%) LAN
7 5 (29.41%) TCP/IP
7 5 (29.41%) VPN
7 5 (29.41%) Cisco
7 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
7 5 (29.41%) Active Directory
7 5 (29.41%) ISEB
7 5 (29.41%) Oracle
7 5 (29.41%) SQL Server
7 5 (29.41%) XML
7 5 (29.41%) UNIX
7 5 (29.41%) Solaris
7 5 (29.41%) MS Excel

HP Quality Center
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 5 (29.41%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (29.41%) VLAN
1 5 (29.41%) LAN
1 5 (29.41%) TCP/IP
1 5 (29.41%) VPN
1 5 (29.41%) IPsec
2 3 (17.65%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (29.41%) SQL Server
2 4 (23.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (29.41%) SoapUI
2 4 (23.53%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (70.59%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (58.82%) Analyst
2 5 (29.41%) QA Analyst
2 5 (29.41%) Test Analyst
2 5 (29.41%) Tester
2 5 (29.41%) Systems Tester
3 4 (23.53%) QA Tester
3 4 (23.53%) Test Coordinator
3 4 (23.53%) Coordinator
3 4 (23.53%) QA Leader
4 3 (17.65%) Security Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) Test Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Security Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Network Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Network Security Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Business Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Network Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Network Security Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Business Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (29.41%) MDX
1 5 (29.41%) XML
2 4 (23.53%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 5 (29.41%) UNIX
1 5 (29.41%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (64.71%) User Acceptance Testing
2 9 (52.94%) ETL
3 6 (35.29%) Integration Testing
3 6 (35.29%) System Testing
4 5 (29.41%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 5 (29.41%) Network Management
4 5 (29.41%) Test Strategy
5 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (23.53%) Test Scripting
6 1 (5.88%) Migration
6 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (5.88%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 13 (76.47%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (29.41%) ISEB
2 4 (23.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 4 (23.53%) SC Cleared
2 4 (23.53%) Security Cleared
3 1 (5.88%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (52.94%) QA
System Software
1 5 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (29.41%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 16 (94.12%) HP
2 5 (29.41%) Splunk
2 5 (29.41%) Cisco
2 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
2 5 (29.41%) Oracle
2 5 (29.41%) VMware
3 2 (11.76%) PeopleSoft