The table below looks at the statistics for HP Quality Center skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford 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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
Rank 29 27 33
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +6
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 1 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 0.46% 0.92% 0.37%
As % of the Systems Management category 9.09% 13.33% 5.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate
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£300 £308 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.43% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £32.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+16.92% +62.50%
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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 Oxford region.

Systems Management Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
11 15 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 5.09% 6.88% 7.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 14 13
Average daily rate £325 £340 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.41% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £291 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £380 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £315
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +6.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £22.50 £14.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.71% -34.88%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £20.75 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-6.02% +6.41%

HP Quality Center
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

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

HP Quality Center Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

HP Quality Center
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

HP Quality Center Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

HP Quality Center
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) IIS
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) CRM
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (100.00%) System Testing
1 1 (100.00%) User Stories

HP Quality Center
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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 1 (100.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Test Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Test Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) CRM
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (100.00%) System Testing
1 1 (100.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft