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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
Rank 122 129 132
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +3
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 124 126 123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.34% 1.44% 1.24%
As % of the Systems Management category 14.64% 14.09% 17.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 84 68
Average daily rate
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£300 £355 £303
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.49% +17.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £241 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £458 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £304
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +15.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 7
Average hourly rate - - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £24.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+35.41% +20.00%
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
847 894 722
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 9.13% 10.23% 7.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 451 469 308
Average daily rate £370 £343 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.02% +6.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £200 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £313
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +8.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 45 45
Average hourly rate £27.00 £19.50 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% +4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.80 £13.63 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £37.50 £31.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.50 £18.25
% change year-on-year
-4.25% +28.76%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +6 51 £375 +7.14% 6
Berkshire -9 19 £255 -19.04% 11
Buckinghamshire -4 17 £278 - 6
Surrey -9 13 £300 -29.41% 6
West Sussex +9 10 £270 -28.00% 1
Oxfordshire -1 6 £320 +4.06% 1
Kent -2 3 £215 -38.57% 1
East Sussex -19 3 £358 -2.05%
Middlesex - 1 - -
HP Quality Center
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 165 (63.22%) HP
2 89 (34.10%) ISTQB
3 84 (32.18%) Security Cleared
4 76 (29.12%) Software Testing
5 70 (26.82%) SC Cleared
6 68 (26.05%) ISEB
6 68 (26.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 66 (25.29%) Test Scripting
8 65 (24.90%) SQL
8 65 (24.90%) Windows
9 64 (24.52%) Oracle
9 64 (24.52%) Finance
10 52 (19.92%) QuickTest Pro
11 47 (18.01%) QA
12 43 (16.48%) .NET
12 43 (16.48%) JavaScript
13 42 (16.09%) UNIX
14 40 (15.33%) JSP
15 39 (14.94%) ASP.NET
15 39 (14.94%) HTML
15 39 (14.94%) Windows XP
15 39 (14.94%) TCP/IP
15 39 (14.94%) Oracle EBS
16 38 (14.56%) Windows Server 2003
17 35 (13.41%) Windows Server 2008
18 33 (12.64%) LoadRunner
19 32 (12.26%) HTTPS
19 32 (12.26%) DV Cleared
19 32 (12.26%) Manual Testing
20 31 (11.88%) Windows 2000

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 13 (4.98%) SharePoint
2 6 (2.30%) SharePoint Server
3 3 (1.15%) Lync
3 3 (1.15%) MS Exchange
3 3 (1.15%) IIS
4 2 (0.77%) Documentum
4 2 (0.77%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.38%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.38%) CMS
Applications
1 21 (8.05%) MS Office
2 14 (5.36%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.15%) MS Project
4 2 (0.77%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.77%) Mingle
4 2 (0.77%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.38%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 39 (14.94%) Oracle EBS
2 9 (3.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 6 (2.30%) Oracle Applications
4 4 (1.53%) JDE OneWorld
5 3 (1.15%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (1.15%) SAP FI
5 3 (1.15%) SAP CO
5 3 (1.15%) SAP FI/CO
6 2 (0.77%) Magento
7 1 (0.38%) SAP BPC
7 1 (0.38%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.38%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.15%) SaaS
1 3 (1.15%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 39 (14.94%) TCP/IP
2 32 (12.26%) HTTPS
3 27 (10.34%) DNS
4 18 (6.90%) HTTP
5 17 (6.51%) SSL
6 16 (6.13%) Wireshark
7 11 (4.21%) SAN
8 7 (2.68%) LTE
9 6 (2.30%) Firewall
9 6 (2.30%) Wireless
10 5 (1.92%) 4G
10 5 (1.92%) IPv6
10 5 (1.92%) 3G
10 5 (1.92%) LAN
10 5 (1.92%) Wi-Fi
11 4 (1.53%) IPsec
11 4 (1.53%) 2G
11 4 (1.53%) INAP
11 4 (1.53%) IP Telephony
11 4 (1.53%) GPRS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (3.07%) Oracle Reports
2 6 (2.30%) SQL Server
3 5 (1.92%) Relational Database
3 5 (1.92%) PowerCenter
4 4 (1.53%) DB2
5 3 (1.15%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.77%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (0.77%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (0.77%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (0.38%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.38%) SAP BI
7 1 (0.38%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 52 (19.92%) QuickTest Pro
2 33 (12.64%) LoadRunner
3 22 (8.43%) Selenium
4 20 (7.66%) TestDirector
5 12 (4.60%) WebDriver
6 6 (2.30%) WinRunner
7 5 (1.92%) JIRA
7 5 (1.92%) TestNG
7 5 (1.92%) JUnit
8 4 (1.53%) Bugzilla
8 4 (1.53%) JMeter
8 4 (1.53%) Toad
9 3 (1.15%) QARun
10 2 (0.77%) Oracle Forms
10 2 (0.77%) Cucumber
10 2 (0.77%) Rational Performance Tester
10 2 (0.77%) StarTeam
11 1 (0.38%) CppUnit
11 1 (0.38%) JBehave
11 1 (0.38%) JProfiler
General
1 64 (24.52%) Finance
2 31 (11.88%) Telecoms
3 15 (5.75%) Electronics
4 13 (4.98%) Retail
5 11 (4.21%) Billing
6 10 (3.83%) Banking
6 10 (3.83%) Manufacturing
7 9 (3.45%) Marketing
8 7 (2.68%) Military
9 6 (2.30%) Automotive
10 4 (1.53%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.38%) German Language
11 1 (0.38%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 107 (41.00%) Analyst
2 103 (39.46%) Test Analyst
3 69 (26.44%) Tester
4 24 (9.20%) Test Manager
5 19 (7.28%) Test Leader
6 15 (5.75%) Performance Tester
6 15 (5.75%) Test Engineer
7 12 (4.60%) Consultant
8 10 (3.83%) Systems Tester
8 10 (3.83%) Test Consultant
9 9 (3.45%) Test Specialist
10 8 (3.07%) Integration Analyst
11 7 (2.68%) Manual Tester
12 6 (2.30%) Performance Engineer
12 6 (2.30%) Performance Analyst
12 6 (2.30%) Performance Test Analyst
12 6 (2.30%) Manual Test Analyst
13 5 (1.92%) Integration Test Analyst
13 5 (1.92%) Automation Analyst
13 5 (1.92%) Technical Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (16.48%) .NET
2 40 (15.33%) JSP
3 39 (14.94%) ASP.NET
3 39 (14.94%) HTML
4 11 (4.21%) XML
5 3 (1.15%) JSON
5 3 (1.15%) JPA
5 3 (1.15%) REST
6 2 (0.77%) SOAP
6 2 (0.77%) Gherkin
7 1 (0.38%) FFmpeg
7 1 (0.38%) Middleware
7 1 (0.38%) Web Services
7 1 (0.38%) JDBC
7 1 (0.38%) DOM
7 1 (0.38%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 20 (7.66%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (3.83%) DTV
3 7 (2.68%) User Experience
4 5 (1.92%) Smart Meter
4 5 (1.92%) Client/Server
4 5 (1.92%) Clustering
5 4 (1.53%) IVR
6 3 (1.15%) IPTV
6 3 (1.15%) iSeries
6 3 (1.15%) Learning Management System
6 3 (1.15%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.15%) Mobile App
6 3 (1.15%) Firmware
6 3 (1.15%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.15%) AS400
7 2 (0.77%) iPad
8 1 (0.38%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.38%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.38%) Statistics
8 1 (0.38%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 65 (24.90%) Windows
2 42 (16.09%) UNIX
3 39 (14.94%) Windows XP
4 38 (14.56%) Windows Server 2003
5 35 (13.41%) Windows Server 2008
6 31 (11.88%) Windows 2000
7 18 (6.90%) Linux
8 7 (2.68%) Windows 7
9 5 (1.92%) AIX
10 3 (1.15%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.38%) Android
11 1 (0.38%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.38%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.38%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (29.12%) Software Testing
2 66 (25.29%) Test Scripting
3 32 (12.26%) Manual Testing
4 29 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
4 29 (11.11%) Test Automation
5 28 (10.73%) Performance Testing
6 26 (9.96%) Test Strategy
7 24 (9.20%) Agile Software Development
8 22 (8.43%) Test Management
9 20 (7.66%) Knowledge Management
10 19 (7.28%) Test Planning
10 19 (7.28%) Workflow
11 18 (6.90%) Validation
12 17 (6.51%) Regression Testing
12 17 (6.51%) System Testing
13 15 (5.75%) Waterfall
14 14 (5.36%) Automated Testing
14 14 (5.36%) SOA
15 12 (4.60%) Migration
15 12 (4.60%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 65 (24.90%) SQL
2 43 (16.48%) JavaScript
3 26 (9.96%) Java
4 25 (9.58%) C#
5 18 (6.90%) VB
6 9 (3.45%) VBA
7 7 (2.68%) Python
8 6 (2.30%) VBScript
8 6 (2.30%) Perl
9 5 (1.92%) Ruby
10 4 (1.53%) PL/SQL
10 4 (1.53%) PowerShell
11 3 (1.15%) Shell Script
11 3 (1.15%) C
12 2 (0.77%) VB.NET
12 2 (0.77%) C++
13 1 (0.38%) XPath
13 1 (0.38%) Groovy
13 1 (0.38%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 89 (34.10%) ISTQB
2 84 (32.18%) Security Cleared
3 70 (26.82%) SC Cleared
4 68 (26.05%) ISEB
4 68 (26.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 32 (12.26%) DV Cleared
6 25 (9.58%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 6 (2.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 6 (2.30%) Degree
8 5 (1.92%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (1.92%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (1.92%) MOS
8 5 (1.92%) ISEB Practitioner
9 4 (1.53%) CCNA
9 4 (1.53%) PMP
9 4 (1.53%) PMI Certification
10 3 (1.15%) CCNP
10 3 (1.15%) MCSE
11 2 (0.77%) MCITP
12 1 (0.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (18.01%) QA
System Software
1 11 (4.21%) Nmap
2 8 (3.07%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 17 (6.51%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 11 (4.21%) Nessus
3 7 (2.68%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 5 (1.92%) McAfee ePO
4 5 (1.92%) Netcool
5 3 (1.15%) SCCM
6 2 (0.77%) Control-M
6 2 (0.77%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (0.77%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (0.38%) nmon
Vendors
1 165 (63.22%) HP
2 64 (24.52%) Oracle
3 26 (9.96%) SAP
4 21 (8.05%) Microsoft
5 8 (3.07%) Citrix
6 7 (2.68%) Cisco
7 5 (1.92%) Veritas
7 5 (1.92%) McAfee
8 4 (1.53%) F5
9 3 (1.15%) Comptel
9 3 (1.15%) PeopleSoft
9 3 (1.15%) NetCracker
9 3 (1.15%) VMware
10 2 (0.77%) ATG
10 2 (0.77%) Altiris
10 2 (0.77%) Siebel
10 2 (0.77%) Borland
10 2 (0.77%) CA
10 2 (0.77%) IBM
10 2 (0.77%) Lumension
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