The table below looks at the statistics for HP Quality Center skills in IT contracts advertised for the Renfrewshire 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 2015 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
Rank - 29 12
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 0 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire - 2.04% 4.35%
As % of the Systems Management category - 7.50% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 1
Average daily rate
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- £375 £408
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -7.97%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £324 £338
% change year-on-year
+8.10% -4.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.75 £38.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-42.76% +16.92%
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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 Renfrewshire region.

Systems Management Category
Renfrewshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
11 40 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 10.28% 27.21% 43.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 38 9
Average daily rate £345 £340 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.47% -15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £258 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £382 £403 £493
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £345
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -2.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £18.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £20.06 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+7.17% -10.84%

HP Quality Center
Jobs Demand Trend in Renfrewshire

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

HP Quality Center Jobs Demand Trend in Renfrewshire

HP Quality Center
Daily Rate Trend in Renfrewshire

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

HP Quality Center Daily Rate Trend in Renfrewshire

HP Quality Center
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Renfrewshire 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 6 (100.00%) Software Testing
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (83.33%) TestDirector
3 4 (66.67%) HP UFT
3 4 (66.67%) Veritas
3 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (66.67%) Netcool
3 4 (66.67%) McAfee
3 4 (66.67%) Citrix
3 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (66.67%) WinRunner
3 4 (66.67%) Windows
3 4 (66.67%) AIX
3 4 (66.67%) MCSE
3 4 (66.67%) MCSA
3 4 (66.67%) MCTS
3 4 (66.67%) MCITP
3 4 (66.67%) PDA
3 4 (66.67%) Windows XP
3 4 (66.67%) ISTQB
3 4 (66.67%) SQL
3 4 (66.67%) Change Management
3 4 (66.67%) VMware
3 4 (66.67%) VMware ESX
3 4 (66.67%) Clustering
3 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (66.67%) Hyper-V
3 4 (66.67%) Test Automation
3 4 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 4 (66.67%) Test Scripting

HP Quality Center
Top Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Renfrewshire 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%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Development Applications
1 5 (83.33%) TestDirector
2 4 (66.67%) HP UFT
2 4 (66.67%) WinRunner
3 1 (16.67%) StarTeam
General
1 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Test Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Test Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Tester
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Test Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Software Tester
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Clustering
1 4 (66.67%) PDA
2 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
1 4 (66.67%) AIX
1 4 (66.67%) Windows XP
1 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
1 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (66.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Software Testing
2 4 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 4 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 4 (66.67%) Change Management
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) MCSE
1 4 (66.67%) MCSA
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (66.67%) MCTS
1 4 (66.67%) MCITP
1 4 (66.67%) ISTQB
2 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) VMware ESX
1 4 (66.67%) Hyper-V
2 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (66.67%) Netcool
1 4 (66.67%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) Citrix
2 4 (66.67%) Veritas
2 4 (66.67%) McAfee
2 4 (66.67%) VMware
3 1 (16.67%) Borland