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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
Rank 125 124 114
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -10
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 158 137 137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.60% 1.49% 1.57%
As % of the Systems Management category 15.94% 15.84% 15.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 81 87
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£375 £300 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -8.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £230 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £439
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -7.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 - £32.50
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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 South East region.

Systems Management Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
991 865 912
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 10.01% 9.39% 10.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 556 433 457
Average daily rate £375 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £250 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 28 49
Average hourly rate £22.75 £19.91 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.26% +2.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.43 £14.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £47.50 £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.07 £20.06 £22.13
% change year-on-year
+5.04% -9.33%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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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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
Surrey +36 56 £400 +33.33% 4
Berkshire +21 48 £375 +47.05% 3
Buckinghamshire -1 25 £350 +27.27% 3
Hampshire -37 23 £338 -6.89% 2
Middlesex +7 3 £375 -
Kent +3 3 £263 +22.09%
East Sussex +1 2 £316 +32.32% 1
Oxfordshire -20 1 £165 -50.00% 1
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England

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

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

1 161 (58.76%) HP
2 109 (39.78%) Test Management
3 106 (38.69%) Security Cleared
4 105 (38.32%) SQL
5 94 (34.31%) SC Cleared
6 85 (31.02%) XML
7 83 (30.29%) Test Scripting
8 63 (22.99%) Telecoms
9 61 (22.26%) ISTQB
10 54 (19.71%) SOAP
11 52 (18.98%) SoapUI
12 50 (18.25%) Test Planning
12 50 (18.25%) Finance
13 49 (17.88%) Use Case
14 48 (17.52%) Validation
15 47 (17.15%) UNIX
16 46 (16.79%) XML Messaging
16 46 (16.79%) Agile Software Development
17 43 (15.69%) User Acceptance Testing
18 38 (13.87%) ISEB
18 38 (13.87%) PL/SQL
19 37 (13.50%) Oracle
20 35 (12.77%) Test Automation
21 33 (12.04%) Software Testing
22 31 (11.31%) Migration
22 31 (11.31%) System Testing
23 30 (10.95%) Selenium
23 30 (10.95%) Java
24 29 (10.58%) Perl
25 28 (10.22%) Microsoft

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

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 16 (5.84%) BizTalk Server
2 8 (2.92%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.73%) Confluence
4 1 (0.36%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.36%) IIS
4 1 (0.36%) JBoss
4 1 (0.36%) Apache
Applications
1 18 (6.57%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.46%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.09%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (1.09%) MS Project
3 3 (1.09%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (1.46%) SAP FI
2 3 (1.09%) SAP FI/CO
2 3 (1.09%) SAP CO
2 3 (1.09%) ResourceLink
2 3 (1.09%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.73%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.73%) SAP BPC
3 2 (0.73%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.36%) Exstream
4 1 (0.36%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.92%) Office 365
2 5 (1.82%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (8.39%) GSM
2 20 (7.30%) TCP/IP
3 18 (6.57%) Wireshark
4 17 (6.20%) UMTS
5 15 (5.47%) GPRS
6 13 (4.74%) LTE
6 13 (4.74%) VoLTE
6 13 (4.74%) Diameter Protocol
7 12 (4.38%) 4G
7 12 (4.38%) 3G
8 9 (3.28%) HSDPA
8 9 (3.28%) 2G
8 9 (3.28%) RNC
9 8 (2.92%) Wireless
10 7 (2.55%) SAN
11 6 (2.19%) NAS
11 6 (2.19%) SS7
11 6 (2.19%) SIGTRAN
12 5 (1.82%) LDAP
13 4 (1.46%) CDMA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (7.30%) Oracle Database
2 12 (4.38%) BusinessObjects
3 10 (3.65%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (2.55%) SQL Server
5 6 (2.19%) DB2
6 5 (1.82%) Relational Database
7 4 (1.46%) PowerCenter
7 4 (1.46%) SAP BW
8 3 (1.09%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (0.73%) Data Mining
9 2 (0.73%) Essbase
10 1 (0.36%) Data Mart
10 1 (0.36%) QlikView
10 1 (0.36%) BusinessObjects XI
10 1 (0.36%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
10 1 (0.36%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.36%) VoltDB
10 1 (0.36%) MySQL
10 1 (0.36%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (0.36%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 52 (18.98%) SoapUI
2 30 (10.95%) Selenium
3 25 (9.12%) HP UFT
4 18 (6.57%) LoadRunner
4 18 (6.57%) JIRA
5 12 (4.38%) Subversion
6 9 (3.28%) JMeter
6 9 (3.28%) TestNG
6 9 (3.28%) Team Foundation Server
7 8 (2.92%) WebDriver
7 8 (2.92%) Eclipse
8 7 (2.55%) Cucumber
8 7 (2.55%) Jenkins
9 6 (2.19%) Fiddler
10 5 (1.82%) StarTeam
10 5 (1.82%) TestDirector
11 4 (1.46%) MSI
12 3 (1.09%) Visual Studio
13 2 (0.73%) Talend Open Studio
13 2 (0.73%) WebLOAD
General
1 63 (22.99%) Telecoms
2 50 (18.25%) Finance
3 15 (5.47%) Banking
4 10 (3.65%) Retail
5 4 (1.46%) Automotive
5 4 (1.46%) Marketing
5 4 (1.46%) Spanish Language
6 3 (1.09%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.09%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (0.73%) Electronics
7 2 (0.73%) Billing
7 2 (0.73%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.36%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (0.36%) Games
8 1 (0.36%) German Language
8 1 (0.36%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.36%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 110 (40.15%) Analyst
2 100 (36.50%) Test Analyst
3 45 (16.42%) Test Manager
4 41 (14.96%) Tester
5 27 (9.85%) Test Engineer
6 17 (6.20%) Senior Test Analyst
6 17 (6.20%) Senior Analyst
7 12 (4.38%) Architect
7 12 (4.38%) Test Leader
7 12 (4.38%) Test Architect
8 11 (4.01%) Technical Tester
9 7 (2.55%) Defect Manager
10 6 (2.19%) Automation Analyst
10 6 (2.19%) Automation Engineer
10 6 (2.19%) Test Automation Engineer
11 5 (1.82%) Agile Test Analyst
11 5 (1.82%) Software Engineer
12 4 (1.46%) Developer
12 4 (1.46%) Coordinator
12 4 (1.46%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (31.02%) XML
2 54 (19.71%) SOAP
3 46 (16.79%) XML Messaging
4 13 (4.74%) HTML
5 7 (2.55%) Web Services
5 7 (2.55%) WCF
6 6 (2.19%) .NET
6 6 (2.19%) JSON
7 5 (1.82%) ASP.NET
7 5 (1.82%) XSD
8 3 (1.09%) CGI
8 3 (1.09%) JSP
9 2 (0.73%) Middleware
9 2 (0.73%) CSS
10 1 (0.36%) jQuery
10 1 (0.36%) ASP.NET MVC
10 1 (0.36%) HTML5
10 1 (0.36%) CSS3
10 1 (0.36%) AngularJS
10 1 (0.36%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 19 (6.93%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (2.92%) Smart Meter
3 6 (2.19%) Client/Server
4 4 (1.46%) Mobile App
4 4 (1.46%) Data Integration
5 2 (0.73%) STB
5 2 (0.73%) CMDB
5 2 (0.73%) W3C
5 2 (0.73%) DTV
5 2 (0.73%) GIS
5 2 (0.73%) Management Information System
5 2 (0.73%) Replication
6 1 (0.36%) IVR
6 1 (0.36%) Handset
6 1 (0.36%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.36%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.36%) User Experience
6 1 (0.36%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 47 (17.15%) UNIX
2 7 (2.55%) Windows
2 7 (2.55%) AIX
3 5 (1.82%) Linux
4 4 (1.46%) Android
5 3 (1.09%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.73%) Solaris
7 1 (0.36%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (39.78%) Test Management
2 83 (30.29%) Test Scripting
3 50 (18.25%) Test Planning
4 49 (17.88%) Use Case
5 48 (17.52%) Validation
6 46 (16.79%) Agile Software Development
7 43 (15.69%) User Acceptance Testing
8 35 (12.77%) Test Automation
9 33 (12.04%) Software Testing
10 31 (11.31%) System Testing
10 31 (11.31%) Migration
11 28 (10.22%) Test Strategy
12 27 (9.85%) Waterfall
13 21 (7.66%) Performance Testing
13 21 (7.66%) System Integration Testing
14 20 (7.30%) Integration Testing
15 19 (6.93%) Security Testing
16 16 (5.84%) Incident Management
16 16 (5.84%) Non-Functional Testing
17 15 (5.47%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 105 (38.32%) SQL
2 38 (13.87%) PL/SQL
3 30 (10.95%) Java
4 29 (10.58%) Perl
5 22 (8.03%) Shell Script
6 11 (4.01%) PowerShell
6 11 (4.01%) VBA
6 11 (4.01%) Python
7 6 (2.19%) C#
8 5 (1.82%) JavaScript
8 5 (1.82%) VBScript
9 3 (1.09%) C
10 2 (0.73%) VB
11 1 (0.36%) C++
11 1 (0.36%) F#
Qualifications
1 106 (38.69%) Security Cleared
2 94 (34.31%) SC Cleared
3 61 (22.26%) ISTQB
4 38 (13.87%) ISEB
5 23 (8.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 13 (4.74%) DV Cleared
7 6 (2.19%) Degree
8 3 (1.09%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.73%) ACCA
9 2 (0.73%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.73%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 2 (0.73%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.36%) MCSE
10 1 (0.36%) CCNP
10 1 (0.36%) CCNA
10 1 (0.36%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (9.49%) QA
2 5 (1.82%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 5 (1.82%) GAMP
2 5 (1.82%) GxP
3 1 (0.36%) SLA
3 1 (0.36%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 7 (2.55%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.36%) ISA Server
2 1 (0.36%) Squid
2 1 (0.36%) FreeRADIUS
Systems Management
1 4 (1.46%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (0.36%) WebInspect
2 1 (0.36%) Iperf
Vendors
1 161 (58.76%) HP
2 37 (13.50%) Oracle
3 28 (10.22%) Microsoft
4 11 (4.01%) SAP
5 8 (2.92%) Citrix
6 6 (2.19%) Ab Initio
6 6 (2.19%) VMware
7 5 (1.82%) PeopleSoft
8 4 (1.46%) Remedy
9 3 (1.09%) Northgate
9 3 (1.09%) NorthgateArinso
9 3 (1.09%) BMC
10 2 (0.73%) Ericsson
10 2 (0.73%) Talend
11 1 (0.36%) Red Gate
11 1 (0.36%) IBM
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