The first table below looks at the demand for HP Quality Center skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire 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 31 July 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 Oxfordshire 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
Rank 43 47 51
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +4
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 4 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.84% 0.61% 0.37%
As % of the Systems Management category 11.43% 6.67% 5.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 0
Average daily rate
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£330 £308 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.31% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £348 £305
% change year-on-year
-7.19% +13.93%
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
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
35 45 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 7.34% 9.11% 6.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 33 17
Average daily rate £330 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £297 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £388 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.73% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 5
Average hourly rate £16.25 £14.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.07% -15.15%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £22.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-11.36% +25.71%
HP Quality Center
South East

HP Quality Center
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

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

HP Quality Center Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

HP Quality Center
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

HP Quality Center Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

HP Quality Center
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing HP Quality Center across the Oxfordshire region.

HP Quality Center Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

HP Quality Center
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

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 Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014. 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
Banbury - 3 £330 -
Oxford -1 1 £300 -2.43%
HP Quality Center
South East

HP Quality Center
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 (83.33%) Test Scripting
2 4 (66.67%) Finance
3 3 (50.00%) Banking
3 3 (50.00%) ISEB
3 3 (50.00%) Integration Testing
4 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Manual Testing
4 2 (33.33%) System Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (33.33%) ISTQB
4 2 (33.33%) Retail Banking
4 2 (33.33%) CRM
4 2 (33.33%) SQL
4 2 (33.33%) Retail
4 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Advertising
5 1 (16.67%) Regression Testing
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
5 1 (16.67%) IIS
5 1 (16.67%) Web Services
5 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
5 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 1 (16.67%) QA
5 1 (16.67%) Risk Analysis
5 1 (16.67%) Process Improvement
5 1 (16.67%) User Stories

HP Quality Center
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 (16.67%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
2 3 (50.00%) Banking
3 2 (33.33%) Retail
3 2 (33.33%) Retail Banking
4 1 (16.67%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Analyst
1 4 (66.67%) Test Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Integration Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Integration Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Integration Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Test Scripting
2 3 (50.00%) Integration Testing
3 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Manual Testing
3 2 (33.33%) System Testing
3 2 (33.33%) CRM
3 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Regression Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Process Improvement
4 1 (16.67%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) ISEB
2 2 (33.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft