The table below looks at the statistics 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 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 22 25 29
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +4
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 11 10 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 3.81% 3.89% 2.55%
As % of the Systems Management category 30.56% 55.56% 35.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 2
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£323 £250 £366
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.00% -31.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £202 £359
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £254 £373
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 Slough region.

Systems Management Category
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
36 18 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 12.46% 7.00% 7.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 5 6
Average daily rate £300 £250 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -37.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £198 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £462 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £345
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -2.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £48.75 £21.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+132.14% -
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 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Slough

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

HP Quality Center Daily Rate Histogram 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 2015, 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 8 (72.73%) HP
2 5 (45.45%) LDAP
2 5 (45.45%) Active Directory
2 5 (45.45%) Software Testing
3 4 (36.36%) QA
3 4 (36.36%) Test Management
3 4 (36.36%) Test Scripting
4 3 (27.27%) Software Engineering
4 3 (27.27%) Scrum
4 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (27.27%) Test Planning
4 3 (27.27%) Test Automation
4 3 (27.27%) Product Management
5 2 (18.18%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (18.18%) Service Management
5 2 (18.18%) ITIL
6 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
6 1 (9.09%) Java
6 1 (9.09%) JUnit
6 1 (9.09%) ISEB
6 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (9.09%) ITSM
6 1 (9.09%) JMeter
6 1 (9.09%) BMC
6 1 (9.09%) Remedy
6 1 (9.09%) Asset Management
6 1 (9.09%) Maven
6 1 (9.09%) Supplier Management
6 1 (9.09%) ISTQB
6 1 (9.09%) Android

HP Quality Center
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (9.09%) Remedy AR System
Communications & Networking
1 5 (45.45%) LDAP
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) JUnit
1 1 (9.09%) JMeter
1 1 (9.09%) Maven
1 1 (9.09%) Selenium
1 1 (9.09%) TestNG
1 1 (9.09%) WebDriver
1 1 (9.09%) Cucumber
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Defect Manager
2 3 (27.27%) Software Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Test Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Test Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Test Leader
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Smart Meter
1 1 (9.09%) Digital Media
1 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Android
1 1 (9.09%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Software Testing
2 4 (36.36%) Test Management
2 4 (36.36%) Test Scripting
3 3 (27.27%) Test Automation
3 3 (27.27%) Product Management
3 3 (27.27%) Scrum
3 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (27.27%) Software Engineering
3 3 (27.27%) Test Planning
4 2 (18.18%) ITIL
4 2 (18.18%) Service Management
5 1 (9.09%) ITSM
5 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
5 1 (9.09%) Supplier Management
5 1 (9.09%) Asset Management
5 1 (9.09%) Test Strategy
5 1 (9.09%) Non-Functional Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Automation Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Dependency Management
5 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (9.09%) ISTQB
2 1 (9.09%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 1 (9.09%) ISEB
2 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (36.36%) QA
System Software
1 5 (45.45%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) HP
2 1 (9.09%) BMC
2 1 (9.09%) Remedy