The table below looks at the statistics for HP Quality Center skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading 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 23 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
Rank 63 61 74
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +13
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 5 18 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.59% 1.76% 1.73%
As % of the Systems Management category 7.35% 13.24% 16.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 15 6
Average daily rate
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£231 £320 £296
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.73% +8.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £104 £307 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £380 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £303
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +15.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Average hourly rate - - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £37.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-12.16% +85.00%
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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 Reading region.

Systems Management Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
68 136 146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 7.99% 13.31% 10.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 57 55
Average daily rate £400 £315 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.18% -1.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £155 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £313
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +10.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 9
Average hourly rate - - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.25% +34.28%

HP Quality Center
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

HP Quality Center Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

HP Quality Center
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

HP Quality Center Daily Rate Trend in Reading

HP Quality Center
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HP Quality Center across the Reading region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014.

HP Quality Center Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

HP Quality Center
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

HP Quality Center Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

HP Quality Center
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 10 (58.82%) Windows
1 10 (58.82%) Test Scripting
2 8 (47.06%) Security Cleared
3 7 (41.18%) SQL
3 7 (41.18%) HP
4 6 (35.29%) TestDirector
4 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (35.29%) Windows XP
4 6 (35.29%) Test Planning
5 5 (29.41%) ISEB
5 5 (29.41%) Citrix
5 5 (29.41%) WinRunner
5 5 (29.41%) AIX
5 5 (29.41%) Netcool
5 5 (29.41%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 5 (29.41%) McAfee
5 5 (29.41%) QuickTest Pro
5 5 (29.41%) Veritas
5 5 (29.41%) Active Directory
5 5 (29.41%) SharePoint Server
5 5 (29.41%) SC Cleared
5 5 (29.41%) Test Automation
5 5 (29.41%) McAfee ePO
5 5 (29.41%) Clustering
6 3 (17.65%) DMZ
6 3 (17.65%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (17.65%) Regression Testing
6 3 (17.65%) CRM
6 3 (17.65%) MS Office
6 3 (17.65%) MS Exchange

HP Quality Center
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 5 (29.41%) SharePoint Server
2 3 (17.65%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (17.65%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (17.65%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) LAN
1 3 (17.65%) VPN
1 3 (17.65%) DMZ
1 3 (17.65%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (11.76%) PuTTY
2 2 (11.76%) WinSCP
3 1 (5.88%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (35.29%) TestDirector
2 5 (29.41%) QuickTest Pro
2 5 (29.41%) WinRunner
3 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (11.76%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Analyst
1 7 (41.18%) Test Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) Tester
2 4 (23.53%) Test Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Infrastructure Tester
4 2 (11.76%) Technical Tester
5 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Test Leader
5 1 (5.88%) Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Clustering
2 2 (11.76%) IPTV
2 2 (11.76%) iPad
2 2 (11.76%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 10 (58.82%) Windows
2 6 (35.29%) Windows XP
2 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (29.41%) AIX
4 3 (17.65%) Windows 8
5 2 (11.76%) UNIX
6 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (58.82%) Test Scripting
2 6 (35.29%) Test Planning
3 5 (29.41%) Test Automation
4 3 (17.65%) CRM
4 3 (17.65%) Regression Testing
4 3 (17.65%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (11.76%) Incident Management
5 2 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (11.76%) Test Management
5 2 (11.76%) Manual Testing
5 2 (11.76%) System Testing
6 1 (5.88%) High Availability
6 1 (5.88%) Software Distribution
6 1 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 7 (41.18%) SQL
2 2 (11.76%) Java
2 2 (11.76%) JavaScript
2 2 (11.76%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (47.06%) Security Cleared
2 5 (29.41%) ISEB
2 5 (29.41%) SC Cleared
3 2 (11.76%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 5 (29.41%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (29.41%) Netcool
1 5 (29.41%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 5 (29.41%) McAfee ePO
2 3 (17.65%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (41.18%) HP
2 5 (29.41%) Citrix
2 5 (29.41%) Veritas
2 5 (29.41%) McAfee
3 1 (5.88%) VMware
3 1 (5.88%) Serena
3 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
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