The table below looks at the statistics for HP Quality Center skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland 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 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
Rank 69 88 78
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -10
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 61 33 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.04% 1.32% 1.60%
As % of the Systems Management category 27.23% 16.58% 24.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 19 25
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£350 £315 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £272 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £456 £378 £453
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £155.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-83.87% +244.44%
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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 Scotland region.

Systems Management Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
224 199 140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 7.47% 7.94% 6.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 89 77
Average daily rate £325 £360 £362
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.72% -0.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £114 £264 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Average hourly rate £9.62 £10.00 £31.65
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.85% -68.40%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £23.25 £20.25
% change year-on-year
-9.67% +14.81%

HP Quality Center
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

HP Quality Center Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

HP Quality Center
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

HP Quality Center Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

HP Quality Center
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HP Quality Center across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 31 March 2015.

HP Quality Center Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

HP Quality Center
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

HP Quality Center Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

HP Quality Center
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

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 Scotland region over the 3 months to 31 March 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Edinburgh -1 23 £350 +13.82% 3
Glasgow +3 16 £300 -8.39%
Stirling -5 3 £400 +53.84%
Dundee - 2 £280 - 1
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HP Quality Center
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 48 (48.48%) Test Scripting
2 45 (45.45%) Finance
3 34 (34.34%) SQL
4 33 (33.33%) HP
5 29 (29.29%) ISTQB
6 28 (28.28%) Microsoft
6 28 (28.28%) QuickTest Pro
7 27 (27.27%) Software Testing
7 27 (27.27%) User Acceptance Testing
8 24 (24.24%) Banking
8 24 (24.24%) ISEB
9 23 (23.23%) Test Automation
10 22 (22.22%) Windows
11 18 (18.18%) MCSE
11 18 (18.18%) Windows XP
11 18 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
11 18 (18.18%) WinRunner
11 18 (18.18%) TestDirector
11 18 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
11 18 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
12 17 (17.17%) Citrix
12 17 (17.17%) MS Excel
13 16 (16.16%) MCSA
13 16 (16.16%) AIX
13 16 (16.16%) McAfee
13 16 (16.16%) Veritas
13 16 (16.16%) MCTS
13 16 (16.16%) MCITP
13 16 (16.16%) PDA
13 16 (16.16%) Change Management

HP Quality Center
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 2 (2.02%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.01%) SAS
Applications
1 17 (17.17%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.05%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (5.05%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (3.03%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (3.03%) Markit EDM
3 2 (2.02%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (1.01%) PeopleSoft HRMS
4 1 (1.01%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.01%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.02%) ATM
1 2 (2.02%) TCP/IP
1 2 (2.02%) HTTPS
1 2 (2.02%) SSL
1 2 (2.02%) Wireshark
2 1 (1.01%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (10.10%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (2.02%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.02%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.01%) SQLPlus
3 1 (1.01%) BODI
3 1 (1.01%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 28 (28.28%) QuickTest Pro
2 18 (18.18%) WinRunner
2 18 (18.18%) TestDirector
3 7 (7.07%) JIRA
4 6 (6.06%) LoadRunner
5 5 (5.05%) Selenium
6 3 (3.03%) Toad
6 3 (3.03%) Bugzilla
7 2 (2.02%) FitNesse
7 2 (2.02%) Cucumber
8 1 (1.01%) ClearCase
General
1 45 (45.45%) Finance
2 24 (24.24%) Banking
3 11 (11.11%) Retail
4 9 (9.09%) Retail Banking
5 4 (4.04%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.01%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 53 (53.54%) Analyst
2 50 (50.51%) Test Analyst
3 12 (12.12%) Test Manager
4 11 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
4 11 (11.11%) Test Engineer
4 11 (11.11%) Senior Test Analyst
5 8 (8.08%) Tester
6 7 (7.07%) Test Leader
7 5 (5.05%) Coordinator
8 3 (3.03%) Test Coordinator
9 2 (2.02%) Deployment Manager
9 2 (2.02%) Defect Manager
9 2 (2.02%) UAT Manager
9 2 (2.02%) CRM Analyst
9 2 (2.02%) Implementation Manager
9 2 (2.02%) Senior Test Manager
9 2 (2.02%) Junior Test Analyst
9 2 (2.02%) Junior Analyst
9 2 (2.02%) Junior
9 2 (2.02%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.02%) HTML
1 2 (2.02%) .NET
1 2 (2.02%) ASP.NET
1 2 (2.02%) JSP
1 2 (2.02%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (1.01%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 16 (16.16%) Clustering
1 16 (16.16%) PDA
1 16 (16.16%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.02%) Online Banking
2 2 (2.02%) Credit Risk
3 1 (1.01%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.01%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.01%) Equities
3 1 (1.01%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (1.01%) NHS
3 1 (1.01%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 22 (22.22%) Windows
2 18 (18.18%) Windows XP
2 18 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
2 18 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (16.16%) Windows 7
3 16 (16.16%) AIX
4 7 (7.07%) UNIX
5 2 (2.02%) Linux
5 2 (2.02%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (48.48%) Test Scripting
2 27 (27.27%) User Acceptance Testing
2 27 (27.27%) Software Testing
3 23 (23.23%) Test Automation
4 16 (16.16%) Test Management
4 16 (16.16%) Change Management
5 14 (14.14%) Test Strategy
6 11 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (8.08%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (7.07%) Business Analysis
9 6 (6.06%) Integration Testing
9 6 (6.06%) Migration
9 6 (6.06%) CRM
10 5 (5.05%) Regression Testing
10 5 (5.05%) Project Management
10 5 (5.05%) System Testing
11 4 (4.04%) Automated Testing
11 4 (4.04%) Validation
11 4 (4.04%) Scrum
11 4 (4.04%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 34 (34.34%) SQL
2 3 (3.03%) C
3 2 (2.02%) VBA
3 2 (2.02%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.01%) JCL
4 1 (1.01%) Java
4 1 (1.01%) VBScript
4 1 (1.01%) VB
Qualifications
1 29 (29.29%) ISTQB
2 24 (24.24%) ISEB
3 18 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
3 18 (18.18%) MCSE
4 16 (16.16%) MCSA
4 16 (16.16%) MCTS
4 16 (16.16%) MCITP
4 16 (16.16%) Security Cleared
5 15 (15.15%) SC Cleared
6 7 (7.07%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 4 (4.04%) Degree
8 3 (3.03%) DV Cleared
8 3 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (2.02%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (2.02%) CCNP
9 2 (2.02%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (10.10%) QA
System Software
1 16 (16.16%) VMware ESX
1 16 (16.16%) Hyper-V
2 6 (6.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.01%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 16 (16.16%) McAfee ePO
2 15 (15.15%) Netcool
3 2 (2.02%) Control-M
3 2 (2.02%) Nessus
3 2 (2.02%) Nmap
Vendors
1 33 (33.33%) HP
2 28 (28.28%) Microsoft
3 17 (17.17%) Citrix
4 16 (16.16%) McAfee
4 16 (16.16%) VMware
4 16 (16.16%) Veritas
5 9 (9.09%) Oracle
6 4 (4.04%) SAP
6 4 (4.04%) Informatica
7 3 (3.03%) Teradata
7 3 (3.03%) Netezza
8 2 (2.02%) IBM
9 1 (1.01%) Siebel
9 1 (1.01%) Business Objects
9 1 (1.01%) PeopleSoft
9 1 (1.01%) Remedy
Edinburgh
Orgtel
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
Dundee
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Rate: £30.00 - £32.00 per hour
Posted: 11 hours ago
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Rate: £325 per day
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