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 16 April 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
Rank 31 34 27
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -7
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 2 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 0.76% 1.81% 1.28%
As % of the Systems Management category 14.29% 27.78% 17.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 3
Average daily rate £226 £357 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.62% +2.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £357 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £227 £357 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £132.50 £36.00 £27.32
% change year-on-year
+268.05% +31.79%
Systems Management Category
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
14 18 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 5.32% 6.50% 7.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 6
Average daily rate £228 £463 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-50.81% +54.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £392 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £510 £383
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £20.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £22.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+13.63% +18.91%
HP Quality Center
Berkshire

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 25 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 2 (100.00%) ISEB
1 2 (100.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Comptel
2 1 (50.00%) JSON
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Rational Performance Tester
2 1 (50.00%) Learning Management System
2 1 (50.00%) REST
2 1 (50.00%) Change Control
2 1 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (50.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (50.00%) LoadRunner
2 1 (50.00%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (50.00%) NetCracker
2 1 (50.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) UNIX
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) ERP
2 1 (50.00%) SNMP
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) SSL
2 1 (50.00%) HP

HP Quality Center
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) SNMP
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) SSL
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Rational Performance Tester
1 1 (50.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (50.00%) LoadRunner
General
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Solutions Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Integration Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Non-Functional Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) JSON
1 1 (50.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) UNIX
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Change Control
2 1 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (50.00%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) ISEB
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Comptel
1 1 (50.00%) Salesforce.com
1 1 (50.00%) NetCracker
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) HP
Slough, Berkshire
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