The first table below looks at the demand for HP Quality Center skills in IT contracts advertised for the Solihull 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 Solihull 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 - 16 11
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull - 1.03% 1.61%
As % of the Systems Management category - 50.00% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £380 -
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
Solihull
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
3 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 3.90% 2.06% 8.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Average daily rate £200 £380 £286
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-47.36% +33.09%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.73% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £17.50
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 Solihull

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

HP Quality Center Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

HP Quality Center
Daily Rate Trend in Solihull

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

HP Quality Center Daily Rate Trend in Solihull

HP Quality Center
Hourly Rate Trend in Solihull

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

HP Quality Center Hourly Rate Trend in Solihull

HP Quality Center
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Solihull 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%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Change Management
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (50.00%) Project Planning
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (50.00%) Business Transformation

HP Quality Center
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

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

Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Test Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Implementation Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Testing Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Data Modelling
1 1 (50.00%) Change Management
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (50.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Project Planning
1 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
1 1 (50.00%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) ISEB
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) HP