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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
Rank 67 89 76
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -13
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 65 39 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.55% 1.44% 1.58%
As % of the Systems Management category 28.63% 20.31% 17.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 20 22
Average daily rate £305 £325 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.15% -0.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £228 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £375 £487
UK excluding London average daily rate £318 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-2.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £36.00 £155.00
% change year-on-year
+38.88% -76.77%
HP Quality Center
UK

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
227 192 213
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 8.91% 7.07% 9.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 100 83
Average daily rate £300 £331 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.43% -5.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £146 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £365 £343
% change year-on-year
+7.53% +6.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £12.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £21.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+62.79% -

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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Glasgow +18 18 £300 -14.28% 3
Renfrewshire +6 18 £305 -14.82%
Edinburgh -11 17 £296 -1.25% 2
West Lothian +2 3 £280 -13.84%
Stirling - 3 £435 -
North Lanarkshire - 2 £285 -
Aberdeen - 1 - -
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HP Quality Center
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 67 (52.76%) SQL
2 62 (48.82%) Test Scripting
3 57 (44.88%) HP UFT
4 53 (41.73%) Test Automation
5 52 (40.94%) Software Testing
6 49 (38.58%) Microsoft
6 49 (38.58%) Change Management
7 46 (36.22%) WinRunner
7 46 (36.22%) TestDirector
7 46 (36.22%) Windows
8 45 (35.43%) MCSE
8 45 (35.43%) MCSA
8 45 (35.43%) Microsoft Certification
8 45 (35.43%) Windows Server 2003
8 45 (35.43%) MCTS
8 45 (35.43%) MCITP
8 45 (35.43%) ISTQB
8 45 (35.43%) Windows 7
8 45 (35.43%) Windows Server 2008
9 44 (34.65%) VMware
9 44 (34.65%) Active Directory
9 44 (34.65%) Windows XP
10 43 (33.86%) Finance
11 40 (31.50%) VMware ESX
11 40 (31.50%) Clustering
11 40 (31.50%) Netcool
11 40 (31.50%) Intel Security
11 40 (31.50%) Citrix
11 40 (31.50%) Veritas
11 40 (31.50%) AIX

HP Quality Center
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 8 (6.30%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
2 7 (5.51%) MQSeries
3 1 (0.79%) OpenEdge
3 1 (0.79%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (0.79%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.79%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (5.51%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.36%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (1.57%) MS Office
3 2 (1.57%) PTC Creo
3 2 (1.57%) Siemens NX
4 1 (0.79%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.79%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.79%) Pro/ENGINEER
4 1 (0.79%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 6 (4.72%) Hi Portfolio
2 4 (3.15%) Teamcenter
3 2 (1.57%) BigMachines
3 2 (1.57%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (1.57%) Primavera
4 1 (0.79%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.79%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.79%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (0.79%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.79%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.79%) Oracle Internet Expenses
4 1 (0.79%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.79%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.79%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.79%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.30%) FTP
1 8 (6.30%) HTTPS
1 8 (6.30%) WinSCP
2 7 (5.51%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (7.87%) Oracle Database
2 9 (7.09%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (4.72%) Oracle Reports
4 5 (3.94%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.79%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.79%) Data Mart
5 1 (0.79%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.79%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.79%) QlikView
5 1 (0.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 57 (44.88%) HP UFT
2 46 (36.22%) TestDirector
2 46 (36.22%) WinRunner
3 9 (7.09%) ClearCase
4 8 (6.30%) XMLSpy
5 5 (3.94%) Selenium
6 4 (3.15%) JIRA
7 3 (2.36%) LoadRunner
7 3 (2.36%) Subversion
7 3 (2.36%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (1.57%) Toad
9 1 (0.79%) ERwin
9 1 (0.79%) FitNesse
9 1 (0.79%) JMeter
General
1 43 (33.86%) Finance
2 20 (15.75%) Banking
3 7 (5.51%) Retail
3 7 (5.51%) Retail Banking
4 3 (2.36%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.57%) Billing
5 2 (1.57%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.79%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 68 (53.54%) Analyst
2 64 (50.39%) Test Analyst
3 24 (18.90%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 24 (18.90%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
4 18 (14.17%) Test Manager
5 14 (11.02%) Senior Analyst
5 14 (11.02%) Tester
6 13 (10.24%) Senior Test Analyst
7 11 (8.66%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
8 8 (6.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 6 (4.72%) Test Engineer
10 4 (3.15%) Architect
10 4 (3.15%) Financial Analyst
10 4 (3.15%) Microsoft Engineer
10 4 (3.15%) Programme Manager
10 4 (3.15%) Programme Test Manager
10 4 (3.15%) Senior Manager
10 4 (3.15%) Senior Test Manager
10 4 (3.15%) Systems Tester
10 4 (3.15%) Test Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (7.87%) XML
2 9 (7.09%) XSL
2 9 (7.09%) XSLT
3 8 (6.30%) JSON
3 8 (6.30%) SOAP
3 8 (6.30%) Web Services
4 7 (5.51%) EDI
4 7 (5.51%) JMS
4 7 (5.51%) Middleware
4 7 (5.51%) REST
4 7 (5.51%) WSDL
4 7 (5.51%) XSD
5 3 (2.36%) HTML
5 3 (2.36%) Itk
6 2 (1.57%) FIX Protocol
6 2 (1.57%) Java EE
6 2 (1.57%) Swing
7 1 (0.79%) DHTML
7 1 (0.79%) DOM
7 1 (0.79%) IBM Integration Bus
Miscellaneous
1 40 (31.50%) Clustering
1 40 (31.50%) PDA
2 30 (23.62%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (6.30%) DataPower
3 8 (6.30%) SWIFT
4 4 (3.15%) Credit Risk
5 2 (1.57%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.79%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.79%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.79%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.79%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 46 (36.22%) Windows
2 45 (35.43%) Windows 7
2 45 (35.43%) Windows Server 2003
2 45 (35.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 44 (34.65%) Windows XP
4 40 (31.50%) AIX
5 9 (7.09%) Unix
6 5 (3.94%) Windows Server
7 2 (1.57%) Linux
8 1 (0.79%) Android
8 1 (0.79%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (48.82%) Test Scripting
2 53 (41.73%) Test Automation
3 52 (40.94%) Software Testing
4 49 (38.58%) Change Management
5 20 (15.75%) User Acceptance Testing
6 19 (14.96%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (14.96%) Defect Management
6 19 (14.96%) Functional Testing
6 19 (14.96%) Test Strategy
7 17 (13.39%) Test Management
8 15 (11.81%) SDLC
9 12 (9.45%) Defect Tracking
10 11 (8.66%) Fund Accounting
10 11 (8.66%) Migration
11 10 (7.87%) Project Management
11 10 (7.87%) SOA
12 8 (6.30%) Stakeholder Management
13 7 (5.51%) EAI
13 7 (5.51%) ETL
14 5 (3.94%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 67 (52.76%) SQL
2 12 (9.45%) Java
3 3 (2.36%) C
3 3 (2.36%) VBA
4 2 (1.57%) C++
4 2 (1.57%) Perl
4 2 (1.57%) PL/SQL
4 2 (1.57%) VB
4 2 (1.57%) VBScript
5 1 (0.79%) Ada
5 1 (0.79%) C#
5 1 (0.79%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.79%) OpenEdge ABL
5 1 (0.79%) Progress 4GL
Qualifications
1 45 (35.43%) ISTQB
1 45 (35.43%) MCITP
1 45 (35.43%) MCSA
1 45 (35.43%) MCSE
1 45 (35.43%) MCTS
1 45 (35.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 35 (27.56%) Security Cleared
3 24 (18.90%) SC Cleared
4 17 (13.39%) ISEB
5 4 (3.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (2.36%) Degree
7 2 (1.57%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.79%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.79%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.79%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.30%) SEPA
2 7 (5.51%) HL7
3 5 (3.94%) QA
4 2 (1.57%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.79%) FATCA
5 1 (0.79%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 44 (34.65%) Active Directory
2 40 (31.50%) Hyper-V
2 40 (31.50%) VMware ESX
3 11 (8.66%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.79%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 40 (31.50%) McAfee ePO
1 40 (31.50%) Netcool
2 1 (0.79%) Control-M
Vendors
1 49 (38.58%) Microsoft
2 44 (34.65%) VMware
3 40 (31.50%) Citrix
3 40 (31.50%) Intel Security
3 40 (31.50%) Veritas
4 28 (22.05%) HP
5 18 (14.17%) Oracle
6 8 (6.30%) IBM
6 8 (6.30%) Remedy
7 4 (3.15%) Ab Initio
8 3 (2.36%) SAP
8 3 (2.36%) Tableau
9 2 (1.57%) Informatica
9 2 (1.57%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (1.57%) Siemens
10 1 (0.79%) Cognos
10 1 (0.79%) Netezza
10 1 (0.79%) Perforce
10 1 (0.79%) Teradata
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