The table below looks at the statistics for HP Quality Center skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East 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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
Rank 142 137 126
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -11
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 115 108 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.23% 1.21% 1.45%
As % of the Systems Management category 13.40% 13.47% 16.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 60 70
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£320 £325 £344
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% -5.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £237 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £387 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £343
% change year-on-year
- -5.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £13.50 - £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £110.00 £37.25
% change year-on-year
-75.00% +195.30%
HP Quality Center
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

Systems Management Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
858 802 732
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 9.20% 8.96% 8.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 511 412 390
Average daily rate £385 £346 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.19% +1.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £185 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 40 48
Average hourly rate £23.00 £26.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.20% +17.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £13.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £43.25 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-19.26% +25.00%

HP Quality Center
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

HP Quality Center Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

HP Quality Center
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

HP Quality Center Daily Rate Trend in the South East

HP Quality Center
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HP Quality Center across the South East region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

HP Quality Center Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

HP Quality Center
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

HP Quality Center Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

HP Quality Center
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. 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
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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
Hampshire -18 37 £325 - 4
Berkshire +1 32 £175 -33.96% 5
Surrey +16 24 £500 +53.84% 3
Buckinghamshire +6 18 £320 +15.83% 2
East Sussex - 1 £425 - 3
Middlesex - 1 £175 -
West Sussex - 1 £225 -
HP Quality Center
England

HP Quality Center
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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.

1 150 (55.35%) HP
2 91 (33.58%) Security Cleared
3 82 (30.26%) Test Scripting
3 82 (30.26%) SQL
4 70 (25.83%) Test Management
5 67 (24.72%) ISTQB
6 65 (23.99%) SC Cleared
7 62 (22.88%) Finance
8 57 (21.03%) Software Testing
8 57 (21.03%) ISEB
9 56 (20.66%) User Acceptance Testing
10 52 (19.19%) Microsoft
11 44 (16.24%) XML
12 36 (13.28%) Telecoms
13 35 (12.92%) Migration
13 35 (12.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 34 (12.55%) QuickTest Pro
15 31 (11.44%) Oracle
16 30 (11.07%) DV Cleared
16 30 (11.07%) MS Excel
16 30 (11.07%) Agile Software Development
17 29 (10.70%) GSM
17 29 (10.70%) QA
18 27 (9.96%) Selenium
19 25 (9.23%) System Testing
20 24 (8.86%) Validation
20 24 (8.86%) Integration Testing
21 23 (8.49%) Performance Testing
21 23 (8.49%) Knowledge Management
22 22 (8.12%) 3G

HP Quality Center
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 14 (5.17%) SharePoint
2 12 (4.43%) BizTalk Server
3 6 (2.21%) CMS
4 5 (1.85%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (0.74%) Confluence
6 1 (0.37%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.37%) SAS
6 1 (0.37%) Apache
6 1 (0.37%) IIS
6 1 (0.37%) Lync
6 1 (0.37%) WebSphere
Applications
1 30 (11.07%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.48%) MS Office
2 4 (1.48%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.11%) MS Project
4 2 (0.74%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 17 (6.27%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (1.48%) Exstream
3 3 (1.11%) SAP BCA
4 2 (0.74%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.37%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.37%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.37%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.21%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 29 (10.70%) GSM
2 22 (8.12%) 3G
3 21 (7.75%) 4G
4 18 (6.64%) SIGTRAN
4 18 (6.64%) SS7
4 18 (6.64%) 2G
5 17 (6.27%) TCP/IP
6 16 (5.90%) SAN
7 11 (4.06%) Wireless
8 9 (3.32%) Wireshark
9 8 (2.95%) CDMA
9 8 (2.95%) UMTS
10 7 (2.58%) MVNO
11 6 (2.21%) Diameter Protocol
11 6 (2.21%) GPRS
11 6 (2.21%) HTTP
12 5 (1.85%) SMPP
12 5 (1.85%) RTCP
12 5 (1.85%) RTP
12 5 (1.85%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (4.43%) Relational Database
2 11 (4.06%) SQL Server
3 9 (3.32%) SAP BW
4 6 (2.21%) Oracle Database
4 6 (2.21%) Oracle Reports
5 5 (1.85%) Data Mining
6 4 (1.48%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.74%) VoltDB
7 2 (0.74%) SAP BI
7 2 (0.74%) PowerCenter
7 2 (0.74%) Essbase
8 1 (0.37%) Data Mart
8 1 (0.37%) MS Access
8 1 (0.37%) MySQL
8 1 (0.37%) SAS Data Integration Studio
8 1 (0.37%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 1 (0.37%) BusinessObjects XI
8 1 (0.37%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 1 (0.37%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 34 (12.55%) QuickTest Pro
2 27 (9.96%) Selenium
3 18 (6.64%) JIRA
4 16 (5.90%) SoapUI
5 12 (4.43%) Team Foundation Server
5 12 (4.43%) StarTeam
6 10 (3.69%) LoadRunner
7 8 (2.95%) TestDirector
7 8 (2.95%) MSI
7 8 (2.95%) JMeter
8 6 (2.21%) Fiddler
9 4 (1.48%) eggPlant
9 4 (1.48%) WebDriver
9 4 (1.48%) Jenkins
10 3 (1.11%) WinRunner
10 3 (1.11%) Visual Studio
11 2 (0.74%) TestNG
11 2 (0.74%) InstallShield
11 2 (0.74%) Eclipse
11 2 (0.74%) Bugzilla
General
1 62 (22.88%) Finance
2 36 (13.28%) Telecoms
3 13 (4.80%) Billing
4 9 (3.32%) Banking
5 5 (1.85%) Automotive
6 4 (1.48%) Retail
7 3 (1.11%) Spanish Language
7 3 (1.11%) Marketing
8 2 (0.74%) German Language
8 2 (0.74%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.74%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.37%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.37%) Electronics
9 1 (0.37%) Games
9 1 (0.37%) Legal
9 1 (0.37%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 103 (38.01%) Analyst
2 92 (33.95%) Test Analyst
3 53 (19.56%) Test Manager
4 40 (14.76%) Tester
5 31 (11.44%) Test Leader
6 25 (9.23%) Test Engineer
7 8 (2.95%) Automation Analyst
8 7 (2.58%) Senior Analyst
9 6 (2.21%) Wireless Engineer
9 6 (2.21%) Automation Test Analyst
9 6 (2.21%) Software Tester
9 6 (2.21%) Senior Test Analyst
9 6 (2.21%) Systems Analyst
10 5 (1.85%) Business Analyst
10 5 (1.85%) Migration Engineer
10 5 (1.85%) UAT Test Analyst
10 5 (1.85%) UAT Analyst
11 4 (1.48%) Consultant
11 4 (1.48%) Telecoms Engineer
11 4 (1.48%) Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (16.24%) XML
2 16 (5.90%) HTML
3 15 (5.54%) .NET
3 15 (5.54%) SOAP
4 10 (3.69%) XML Messaging
5 9 (3.32%) ASP.NET
6 8 (2.95%) JSP
6 8 (2.95%) Web Services
7 6 (2.21%) WCF
7 6 (2.21%) CSS
8 5 (1.85%) XSD
9 4 (1.48%) CGI
10 1 (0.37%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 21 (7.75%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (4.43%) Client/Server
3 10 (3.69%) Smart Meter
4 4 (1.48%) Mobile App
4 4 (1.48%) IVR
5 3 (1.11%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.11%) Clustering
5 3 (1.11%) iPad
5 3 (1.11%) iPhone
6 2 (0.74%) CMDB
6 2 (0.74%) User Experience
6 2 (0.74%) STB
6 2 (0.74%) PKI
6 2 (0.74%) PDA
7 1 (0.37%) Replication
7 1 (0.37%) Handset
7 1 (0.37%) PMI
7 1 (0.37%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.37%) DTV
7 1 (0.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 21 (7.75%) Windows
2 16 (5.90%) UNIX
3 6 (2.21%) Apple iOS
4 5 (1.85%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (1.85%) Windows 7
5 4 (1.48%) Android
5 4 (1.48%) AIX
5 4 (1.48%) Windows XP
6 3 (1.11%) Linux
6 3 (1.11%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.37%) Windows NT
7 1 (0.37%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (30.26%) Test Scripting
2 70 (25.83%) Test Management
3 57 (21.03%) Software Testing
4 56 (20.66%) User Acceptance Testing
5 35 (12.92%) Migration
6 30 (11.07%) Agile Software Development
7 25 (9.23%) System Testing
8 24 (8.86%) Validation
8 24 (8.86%) Integration Testing
9 23 (8.49%) Performance Testing
9 23 (8.49%) Knowledge Management
10 22 (8.12%) Waterfall
11 19 (7.01%) Test Strategy
11 19 (7.01%) Use Case
12 17 (6.27%) Regression Testing
12 17 (6.27%) Test Automation
13 16 (5.90%) Configuration Management
13 16 (5.90%) Scrum
14 15 (5.54%) Data Migration
15 14 (5.17%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 82 (30.26%) SQL
2 17 (6.27%) VBA
3 14 (5.17%) JavaScript
4 13 (4.80%) Java
5 7 (2.58%) PL/SQL
6 6 (2.21%) C#
6 6 (2.21%) VB
6 6 (2.21%) Shell Script
7 5 (1.85%) Perl
8 4 (1.48%) PowerShell
8 4 (1.48%) VBScript
9 3 (1.11%) C
10 1 (0.37%) Python
10 1 (0.37%) C++
10 1 (0.37%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.37%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 91 (33.58%) Security Cleared
2 67 (24.72%) ISTQB
3 65 (23.99%) SC Cleared
4 57 (21.03%) ISEB
5 35 (12.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 30 (11.07%) DV Cleared
7 9 (3.32%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 7 (2.58%) MCITP
8 7 (2.58%) Microsoft Certification
8 7 (2.58%) Degree
9 6 (2.21%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (1.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 3 (1.11%) PMI Certification
11 3 (1.11%) MCSE
12 2 (0.74%) MCSA
12 2 (0.74%) ACCA
12 2 (0.74%) PMP
12 2 (0.74%) MCTS
13 1 (0.37%) CCNP
13 1 (0.37%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (10.70%) QA
2 2 (0.74%) Solvency II
System Software
1 7 (2.58%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.74%) Hyper-V
2 2 (0.74%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (0.74%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.37%) Squid
3 1 (0.37%) Terminal Server
3 1 (0.37%) FreeRADIUS
3 1 (0.37%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (3.32%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 3 (1.11%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (0.74%) SCCM
3 2 (0.74%) Netcool
3 2 (0.74%) Nessus
3 2 (0.74%) Nmap
4 1 (0.37%) WebInspect
4 1 (0.37%) Iperf
4 1 (0.37%) CORE IMPACT
Vendors
1 150 (55.35%) HP
2 52 (19.19%) Microsoft
3 31 (11.44%) Oracle
4 19 (7.01%) Citrix
5 18 (6.64%) SAP
6 14 (5.17%) VMware
7 9 (3.32%) Cisco
8 7 (2.58%) Business Objects
9 5 (1.85%) Ektron
10 4 (1.48%) Verint
10 4 (1.48%) Avaya
10 4 (1.48%) Mitel
11 3 (1.11%) IBM
11 3 (1.11%) Informatica
11 3 (1.11%) Apple
11 3 (1.11%) Veritas
11 3 (1.11%) Remedy
11 3 (1.11%) McAfee
12 2 (0.74%) RedPrairie
12 2 (0.74%) BMC
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