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 28 April 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
Rank 54 95 64
Rank change year-on-year
+41 -31
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 83 28 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.79% 1.05% 2.20%
As % of the Systems Management category 34.16% 13.53% 28.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 17 35
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£350 £350 £334
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £277 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £378 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £345
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -5.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £30.50 £110.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-72.27% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £110.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-72.27% +205.55%
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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
243 207 180
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 8.15% 7.78% 7.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 100 104
Average daily rate £325 £378 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.02% +3.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 1
Average hourly rate £31.00 £27.25 £31.65
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.76% -13.90%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £24.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-18.44% +23.75%

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 28 April 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 28 April 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 +22 38 £350 +1.44% 4
Glasgow +2 15 £300 -17.24% 1
Perth and Kinross +6 6 £360 -
Renfrewshire -2 5 £325 -11.86%
Stirling -4 3 £400 +53.84%
Dundee - 3 £350 - 1
West Lothian -3 2 £325 +8.15%
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HP Quality Center
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 59 (49.58%) Test Scripting
2 46 (38.66%) Finance
3 39 (32.77%) Microsoft
4 34 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
5 32 (26.89%) ISTQB
6 31 (26.05%) SQL
7 30 (25.21%) HP
7 30 (25.21%) ISEB
7 30 (25.21%) QuickTest Pro
7 30 (25.21%) Banking
8 29 (24.37%) Software Testing
9 26 (21.85%) Test Automation
10 24 (20.17%) Windows
11 23 (19.33%) MS Excel
12 22 (18.49%) QA
13 21 (17.65%) Test Management
13 21 (17.65%) TestDirector
14 19 (15.97%) Security Cleared
14 19 (15.97%) Analytical Skills
15 18 (15.13%) Windows Server 2008
15 18 (15.13%) Windows Server 2003
15 18 (15.13%) Microsoft Certification
15 18 (15.13%) Windows XP
15 18 (15.13%) MCSE
16 17 (14.29%) Citrix
16 17 (14.29%) WinRunner
16 17 (14.29%) SC Cleared
17 16 (13.45%) Windows 7
17 16 (13.45%) McAfee ePO
17 16 (13.45%) Hyper-V

HP Quality Center
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 3 (2.52%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.68%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.84%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (0.84%) SAS
Applications
1 23 (19.33%) MS Excel
2 8 (6.72%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (6.72%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (3.36%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (2.52%) Markit EDM
4 2 (1.68%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.84%) PeopleSoft HRMS
5 1 (0.84%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.84%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.36%) ATM
2 2 (1.68%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.68%) HTTPS
2 2 (1.68%) SSL
2 2 (1.68%) Wireshark
3 1 (0.84%) SAN
3 1 (0.84%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (10.08%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (1.68%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.68%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (0.84%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 30 (25.21%) QuickTest Pro
2 21 (17.65%) TestDirector
3 17 (14.29%) WinRunner
4 8 (6.72%) JIRA
5 4 (3.36%) Selenium
5 4 (3.36%) LoadRunner
6 3 (2.52%) Bugzilla
6 3 (2.52%) Toad
7 2 (1.68%) StarTeam
7 2 (1.68%) FitNesse
7 2 (1.68%) WinDbg
8 1 (0.84%) Cucumber
General
1 46 (38.66%) Finance
2 30 (25.21%) Banking
3 13 (10.92%) Retail
4 10 (8.40%) Retail Banking
5 4 (3.36%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.84%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.84%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 63 (52.94%) Analyst
2 60 (50.42%) Test Analyst
3 18 (15.13%) Test Manager
4 13 (10.92%) Test Engineer
5 11 (9.24%) Senior Test Analyst
5 11 (9.24%) Senior Analyst
6 8 (6.72%) Test Leader
7 7 (5.88%) Tester
8 6 (5.04%) Coordinator
9 5 (4.20%) Test Coordinator
10 4 (3.36%) Defect Manager
11 3 (2.52%) Test Architect
11 3 (2.52%) CRM Analyst
11 3 (2.52%) Architect
12 2 (1.68%) Junior
12 2 (1.68%) Software Engineer
12 2 (1.68%) Senior Manager
12 2 (1.68%) Software Test Engineer
12 2 (1.68%) Deployment Manager
12 2 (1.68%) Implementation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.68%) HTML
1 2 (1.68%) .NET
1 2 (1.68%) ASP.NET
1 2 (1.68%) JSP
1 2 (1.68%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (0.84%) Spring
2 1 (0.84%) Apache Camel
2 1 (0.84%) SOAP
2 1 (0.84%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 19 (15.97%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (13.45%) PDA
2 16 (13.45%) Clustering
3 2 (1.68%) Online Banking
3 2 (1.68%) Computer Science
3 2 (1.68%) Credit Risk
3 2 (1.68%) Device Driver
4 1 (0.84%) Statistics
4 1 (0.84%) Visualisation
4 1 (0.84%) Equities
4 1 (0.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (0.84%) NHS
4 1 (0.84%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 24 (20.17%) Windows
2 18 (15.13%) Windows XP
2 18 (15.13%) Windows Server 2003
2 18 (15.13%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (13.45%) Windows 7
3 16 (13.45%) AIX
4 7 (5.88%) UNIX
5 2 (1.68%) Linux
5 2 (1.68%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (49.58%) Test Scripting
2 34 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
3 29 (24.37%) Software Testing
4 26 (21.85%) Test Automation
5 21 (17.65%) Test Management
6 16 (13.45%) Change Management
7 12 (10.08%) Test Strategy
8 11 (9.24%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (7.56%) Stakeholder Management
10 8 (6.72%) CRM
11 7 (5.88%) Migration
11 7 (5.88%) Integration Testing
11 7 (5.88%) System Testing
11 7 (5.88%) Business Analysis
11 7 (5.88%) Test Planning
12 6 (5.04%) Fund Accounting
12 6 (5.04%) ITIL
12 6 (5.04%) Regression Testing
13 5 (4.20%) Non-Functional Testing
14 4 (3.36%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 31 (26.05%) SQL
2 4 (3.36%) C
3 2 (1.68%) C++
3 2 (1.68%) Java
3 2 (1.68%) JavaScript
3 2 (1.68%) VBA
4 1 (0.84%) VBScript
4 1 (0.84%) VB
Qualifications
1 32 (26.89%) ISTQB
2 30 (25.21%) ISEB
3 19 (15.97%) Security Cleared
4 18 (15.13%) Microsoft Certification
4 18 (15.13%) MCSE
5 17 (14.29%) SC Cleared
6 16 (13.45%) MCTS
6 16 (13.45%) MCITP
6 16 (13.45%) MCSA
7 9 (7.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 7 (5.88%) Degree
9 3 (2.52%) DV Cleared
9 3 (2.52%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (1.68%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (1.68%) CCNP
10 2 (1.68%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (18.49%) QA
2 2 (1.68%) FATCA
System Software
1 16 (13.45%) VMware ESX
1 16 (13.45%) Hyper-V
2 6 (5.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.84%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 16 (13.45%) McAfee ePO
2 15 (12.61%) Netcool
3 2 (1.68%) Control-M
3 2 (1.68%) Nessus
3 2 (1.68%) Nmap
Vendors
1 39 (32.77%) Microsoft
2 30 (25.21%) HP
3 17 (14.29%) Citrix
4 16 (13.45%) McAfee
4 16 (13.45%) VMware
4 16 (13.45%) Veritas
5 7 (5.88%) Oracle
6 4 (3.36%) SAP
7 3 (2.52%) Teradata
7 3 (2.52%) Netezza
8 2 (1.68%) Borland
8 2 (1.68%) IBM
9 1 (0.84%) Business Objects
9 1 (0.84%) PeopleSoft
9 1 (0.84%) Informatica
9 1 (0.84%) Adobe
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