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 27 August 2014 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
Rank 113 99 125
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +26
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 136 146 135
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.49% 1.65% 1.35%
As % of the Systems Management category 16.92% 16.03% 18.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 94 74
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£300 £340 £311
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +9.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £270 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £450 £404
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £301
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +16.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Average hourly rate - - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £32.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- +62.50%
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
804 911 719
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 8.79% 10.30% 7.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 413 461 303
Average daily rate £350 £335 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% +4.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £190 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 52 45
Average hourly rate £19.50 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £34.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.91 £20.25 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-1.67% +6.57%

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 27 August 2014.

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 27 August 2014. 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 +21 62 £375 +14.05% 3
Berkshire -1 25 £303 -3.66% 7
Buckinghamshire -15 14 £275 -8.33% 3
Surrey -9 12 £300 -26.82% 6
West Sussex -2 7 £250 -45.94%
Oxfordshire +2 5 £330 +7.31%
East Sussex -16 5 £239 -34.52% 3
Kent - 3 £215 - 1
Middlesex - 1 - -
HP Quality Center
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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.

1 162 (63.53%) HP
2 95 (37.25%) ISTQB
3 94 (36.86%) Security Cleared
4 80 (31.37%) SC Cleared
5 79 (30.98%) Software Testing
6 75 (29.41%) Windows
7 74 (29.02%) ISEB
8 72 (28.24%) Test Scripting
9 70 (27.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 63 (24.71%) Finance
11 62 (24.31%) Oracle
12 60 (23.53%) SQL
13 55 (21.57%) QuickTest Pro
14 50 (19.61%) JavaScript
15 47 (18.43%) Windows XP
16 46 (18.04%) HTML
16 46 (18.04%) .NET
17 44 (17.25%) JSP
17 44 (17.25%) Windows Server 2003
18 43 (16.86%) ASP.NET
18 43 (16.86%) Oracle EBS
19 42 (16.47%) QA
20 41 (16.08%) TCP/IP
21 40 (15.69%) UNIX
21 40 (15.69%) Windows Server 2008
22 34 (13.33%) DV Cleared
22 34 (13.33%) Windows 2000
22 34 (13.33%) HTTPS
23 33 (12.94%) LoadRunner
24 30 (11.76%) Test Automation

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

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 16 (6.27%) SharePoint
2 11 (4.31%) SharePoint Server
3 4 (1.57%) MS Exchange
3 4 (1.57%) CMS
4 3 (1.18%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (1.18%) IIS
5 2 (0.78%) Lync
5 2 (0.78%) Documentum
6 1 (0.39%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.39%) WebLogic
Applications
1 20 (7.84%) MS Office
2 13 (5.10%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.78%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (0.78%) Mingle
3 2 (0.78%) MS Project
4 1 (0.39%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.39%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 43 (16.86%) Oracle EBS
2 8 (3.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 6 (2.35%) Oracle Applications
4 4 (1.57%) JDE OneWorld
5 3 (1.18%) SAP FI
5 3 (1.18%) SAP FI/CO
5 3 (1.18%) SAP CO
6 2 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.78%) Magento
7 1 (0.39%) SAP BPC
7 1 (0.39%) SAP Retail
7 1 (0.39%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.18%) Office 365
2 2 (0.78%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 41 (16.08%) TCP/IP
2 34 (13.33%) HTTPS
3 27 (10.59%) DNS
4 22 (8.63%) HTTP
5 18 (7.06%) SSL
6 16 (6.27%) Wireshark
7 10 (3.92%) SAN
8 7 (2.75%) LTE
9 6 (2.35%) Wireless
10 5 (1.96%) 4G
10 5 (1.96%) IPv6
10 5 (1.96%) Firewall
11 4 (1.57%) Wi-Fi
11 4 (1.57%) 3G
11 4 (1.57%) GPRS
11 4 (1.57%) LAN
11 4 (1.57%) 3GPP
11 4 (1.57%) IP Telephony
11 4 (1.57%) ZigBee
11 4 (1.57%) SIGTRAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (4.31%) Oracle Reports
2 6 (2.35%) SQL Server
3 5 (1.96%) Relational Database
4 3 (1.18%) DB2
4 3 (1.18%) PowerCenter
5 2 (0.78%) Oracle BI EE
5 2 (0.78%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (0.78%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.39%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.39%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 55 (21.57%) QuickTest Pro
2 33 (12.94%) LoadRunner
3 23 (9.02%) TestDirector
4 22 (8.63%) Selenium
5 12 (4.71%) WebDriver
6 10 (3.92%) WinRunner
7 6 (2.35%) JIRA
8 5 (1.96%) Bugzilla
8 5 (1.96%) JUnit
8 5 (1.96%) TestNG
9 4 (1.57%) JMeter
10 3 (1.18%) Toad
10 3 (1.18%) Team Foundation Server
11 2 (0.78%) Cucumber
11 2 (0.78%) StarTeam
11 2 (0.78%) QARun
11 2 (0.78%) Rational Performance Tester
12 1 (0.39%) LabVIEW
12 1 (0.39%) Oracle Forms
12 1 (0.39%) MSI
General
1 63 (24.71%) Finance
2 27 (10.59%) Telecoms
3 14 (5.49%) Electronics
4 11 (4.31%) Retail
5 10 (3.92%) Billing
5 10 (3.92%) Banking
6 8 (3.14%) Manufacturing
6 8 (3.14%) Marketing
7 7 (2.75%) Military
8 6 (2.35%) Automotive
9 4 (1.57%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.39%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 112 (43.92%) Analyst
2 108 (42.35%) Test Analyst
3 69 (27.06%) Tester
4 20 (7.84%) Test Manager
5 17 (6.67%) Test Leader
6 15 (5.88%) Performance Tester
7 13 (5.10%) Test Engineer
7 13 (5.10%) Consultant
8 11 (4.31%) Test Consultant
9 9 (3.53%) Test Specialist
10 8 (3.14%) Integration Analyst
11 7 (2.75%) Performance Test Analyst
11 7 (2.75%) Performance Analyst
11 7 (2.75%) Systems Tester
11 7 (2.75%) Infrastructure Tester
11 7 (2.75%) Manual Tester
12 6 (2.35%) Manual Test Analyst
12 6 (2.35%) Performance Engineer
13 5 (1.96%) Applications Tester
13 5 (1.96%) Integration Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (18.04%) HTML
1 46 (18.04%) .NET
2 44 (17.25%) JSP
3 43 (16.86%) ASP.NET
4 9 (3.53%) XML
5 4 (1.57%) Web Services
6 3 (1.18%) JSON
6 3 (1.18%) JPA
6 3 (1.18%) REST
6 3 (1.18%) CSS
7 2 (0.78%) SOAP
7 2 (0.78%) Middleware
7 2 (0.78%) Gherkin
8 1 (0.39%) FFmpeg
8 1 (0.39%) DOM
8 1 (0.39%) ODBC
8 1 (0.39%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 9 (3.53%) DTV
2 6 (2.35%) Clustering
3 5 (1.96%) Smart Meter
4 4 (1.57%) Client/Server
4 4 (1.57%) IVR
5 3 (1.18%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.18%) AS400
5 3 (1.18%) Firmware
5 3 (1.18%) iSeries
5 3 (1.18%) Learning Management System
5 3 (1.18%) Mobile App
6 2 (0.78%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (0.78%) iPad
7 1 (0.39%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.39%) Video on Demand
7 1 (0.39%) MPEG
7 1 (0.39%) EPoS
7 1 (0.39%) Streaming Video
7 1 (0.39%) STB
7 1 (0.39%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 75 (29.41%) Windows
2 47 (18.43%) Windows XP
3 44 (17.25%) Windows Server 2003
4 40 (15.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 40 (15.69%) UNIX
5 34 (13.33%) Windows 2000
6 19 (7.45%) Linux
7 8 (3.14%) Windows 7
8 6 (2.35%) AIX
9 3 (1.18%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.39%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.39%) Solaris
10 1 (0.39%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.39%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (30.98%) Software Testing
2 72 (28.24%) Test Scripting
3 30 (11.76%) Test Automation
4 29 (11.37%) Test Strategy
4 29 (11.37%) User Acceptance Testing
5 28 (10.98%) Performance Testing
6 24 (9.41%) Knowledge Management
7 21 (8.24%) Manual Testing
8 19 (7.45%) Workflow
9 18 (7.06%) Validation
9 18 (7.06%) Regression Testing
9 18 (7.06%) Test Management
10 17 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
11 16 (6.27%) Automated Testing
12 15 (5.88%) System Testing
13 14 (5.49%) Waterfall
14 12 (4.71%) Automation Testing
14 12 (4.71%) Load Testing
14 12 (4.71%) E-Commerce
14 12 (4.71%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 60 (23.53%) SQL
2 50 (19.61%) JavaScript
3 26 (10.20%) C#
4 23 (9.02%) Java
5 18 (7.06%) VB
6 8 (3.14%) VBA
6 8 (3.14%) VBScript
7 7 (2.75%) Python
8 6 (2.35%) Perl
9 5 (1.96%) Ruby
10 4 (1.57%) PowerShell
11 2 (0.78%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.78%) VB.NET
11 2 (0.78%) PL/SQL
11 2 (0.78%) C
11 2 (0.78%) C++
12 1 (0.39%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.39%) XPath
12 1 (0.39%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 95 (37.25%) ISTQB
2 94 (36.86%) Security Cleared
3 80 (31.37%) SC Cleared
4 74 (29.02%) ISEB
5 70 (27.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 34 (13.33%) DV Cleared
7 27 (10.59%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 6 (2.35%) Degree
9 5 (1.96%) MOS
9 5 (1.96%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (1.96%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (1.57%) ISEB Practitioner
10 4 (1.57%) CCNA
11 3 (1.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 3 (1.18%) MCSE
11 3 (1.18%) CCNP
12 2 (0.78%) PMP
12 2 (0.78%) PMI Certification
12 2 (0.78%) MCITP
13 1 (0.39%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (16.47%) QA
2 1 (0.39%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (4.71%) Nmap
2 8 (3.14%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (0.39%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 18 (7.06%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 12 (4.71%) Nessus
3 9 (3.53%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 6 (2.35%) McAfee ePO
4 6 (2.35%) Netcool
5 3 (1.18%) SCCM
6 2 (0.78%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (0.78%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (0.39%) Control-M
7 1 (0.39%) nmon
Vendors
1 162 (63.53%) HP
2 62 (24.31%) Oracle
3 24 (9.41%) Microsoft
4 23 (9.02%) SAP
5 8 (3.14%) Citrix
6 7 (2.75%) Cisco
7 6 (2.35%) McAfee
7 6 (2.35%) Veritas
8 3 (1.18%) VMware
8 3 (1.18%) NetCracker
8 3 (1.18%) Comptel
8 3 (1.18%) Ektron
8 3 (1.18%) F5
9 2 (0.78%) Demandware
9 2 (0.78%) Lumension
9 2 (0.78%) Altiris
9 2 (0.78%) hybris
9 2 (0.78%) Red Gate
9 2 (0.78%) Borland
9 2 (0.78%) ATG
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