The first table below looks at the demand for HP Quality Center skills in IT contracts advertised for the Slough 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 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Systems Management category for the Slough region.

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 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
Rank 23 31 -
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 10 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 3.85% 2.51% -
As % of the Systems Management category 58.82% 35.29% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 0
Average daily rate
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£250 £366 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.69% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £348 £305
% change year-on-year
-7.19% +13.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £32.50 -
% change year-on-year
+16.92% -
Systems Management Category
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
17 17 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 6.54% 7.11% 2.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 2
Average daily rate £250 £400 £283
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% +41.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £228 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £462 £433 £290
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.73% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £21.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £22.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-11.36% +25.71%
HP Quality Center
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HP Quality Center
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

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

HP Quality Center Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

HP Quality Center
Daily Rate Trend in Slough

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

HP Quality Center Daily Rate Trend in Slough

HP Quality Center
Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

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

HP Quality Center Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

HP Quality Center
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Slough 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 12 (92.31%) HP
2 11 (84.62%) Telecoms
3 9 (69.23%) ISEB
3 9 (69.23%) DNS
3 9 (69.23%) Software Testing
4 8 (61.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 7 (53.85%) Programme Management
5 7 (53.85%) Electronics
6 6 (46.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 6 (46.15%) Marketing
6 6 (46.15%) Digital Marketing
6 6 (46.15%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (46.15%) SAP
6 6 (46.15%) DTV
6 6 (46.15%) Finance
6 6 (46.15%) Manufacturing
7 4 (30.77%) IPv6
7 4 (30.77%) Firewall
8 3 (23.08%) Process Management
8 3 (23.08%) Management Information System
8 3 (23.08%) Wireless
8 3 (23.08%) IPsec
8 3 (23.08%) 2G
8 3 (23.08%) 3G
8 3 (23.08%) ERP
8 3 (23.08%) 3GPP
8 3 (23.08%) DHCP
8 3 (23.08%) SNMP
8 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
8 3 (23.08%) SSL

HP Quality Center
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Slough 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.

Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (46.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 9 (69.23%) DNS
2 4 (30.77%) IPv6
2 4 (30.77%) Firewall
3 3 (23.08%) Wireless
3 3 (23.08%) IPsec
3 3 (23.08%) 2G
3 3 (23.08%) SIGTRAN
3 3 (23.08%) 3G
3 3 (23.08%) SSL
3 3 (23.08%) SNMP
3 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
3 3 (23.08%) 3GPP
3 3 (23.08%) DHCP
3 3 (23.08%) Network Security
4 2 (15.38%) HSPA
4 2 (15.38%) LTE
4 2 (15.38%) VoLTE
4 2 (15.38%) GPRS
4 2 (15.38%) UMTS
4 2 (15.38%) IPv4
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (7.69%) LoadRunner
1 1 (7.69%) LabVIEW
1 1 (7.69%) Rational Performance Tester
General
1 11 (84.62%) Telecoms
2 7 (53.85%) Electronics
3 6 (46.15%) Finance
3 6 (46.15%) Manufacturing
3 6 (46.15%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Analyst
2 6 (46.15%) Test Analyst
3 4 (30.77%) Network Analyst
4 3 (23.08%) Solutions Analyst
4 3 (23.08%) Integration Analyst
5 2 (15.38%) Tester
6 1 (7.69%) Non-Functional Tester
6 1 (7.69%) Test Leader
6 1 (7.69%) Performance Tester
6 1 (7.69%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) JSON
1 3 (23.08%) REST
2 1 (7.69%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (46.15%) DTV
2 3 (23.08%) Management Information System
2 3 (23.08%) Smart Meter
2 3 (23.08%) Learning Management System
3 2 (15.38%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) UNIX
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) Software Testing
2 7 (53.85%) Programme Management
3 6 (46.15%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (46.15%) Digital Marketing
4 3 (23.08%) ERP
4 3 (23.08%) Process Management
4 3 (23.08%) Network Architecture
4 3 (23.08%) Change Control
4 3 (23.08%) Test Strategy
5 2 (15.38%) Waterfall
5 2 (15.38%) Service Management
5 2 (15.38%) Test Scripting
5 2 (15.38%) V-Model
6 1 (7.69%) Use Case
6 1 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (7.69%) Performance Testing
6 1 (7.69%) Compatibility Testing
6 1 (7.69%) Security Testing
6 1 (7.69%) Integration Testing
6 1 (7.69%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) C
1 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (69.23%) ISEB
2 8 (61.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (7.69%) PMP
3 1 (7.69%) PMI Certification
3 1 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (92.31%) HP
2 6 (46.15%) SAP
3 3 (23.08%) NetCracker
3 3 (23.08%) Comptel
3 3 (23.08%) F5
3 3 (23.08%) Oracle
4 1 (7.69%) Agilent
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco
4 1 (7.69%) Juniper
4 1 (7.69%) Salesforce.com