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 November 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 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
Rank 147 138 128
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -10
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 116 102 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.18% 1.22% 1.28%
As % of the Systems Management category 11.53% 15.32% 16.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 52 65
Average daily rate
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£295 £355 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.90% +1.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £211 £167 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £460 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £33.75 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +60.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.25 £99.33 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-65.51% +351.47%
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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
1006 666 662
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 10.24% 7.98% 7.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 536 351 298
Average daily rate £380 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £348 £340
% change year-on-year
+4.31% +2.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 32 60
Average hourly rate £30.00 £21.92 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.89% +15.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 £14.00 £13.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £37.50 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £23.20 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+1.29% +5.45%

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 November 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 November 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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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 -23 43 £390 +4.00% 2
Buckinghamshire +4 28 £280 -20.00% 1
Berkshire -1 20 £300 -7.69% 3
West Sussex +2 10 £290 -20.54%
Surrey -10 7 £305 -4.31% 5
Oxfordshire -21 2 £306 -
Kent -3 1 £375 +7.14%
East Sussex -4 1 £350 -6.66% 1
Middlesex - - - -
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England

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

For the 6 months to 27 November 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.

1 147 (58.33%) HP
2 81 (32.14%) ISTQB
3 75 (29.76%) Security Cleared
4 70 (27.78%) Software Testing
5 69 (27.38%) ISEB
6 66 (26.19%) Finance
7 65 (25.79%) SQL
8 62 (24.60%) Test Scripting
9 59 (23.41%) SC Cleared
9 59 (23.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 55 (21.83%) QA
11 52 (20.63%) Oracle
12 47 (18.65%) User Acceptance Testing
13 38 (15.08%) Test Management
13 38 (15.08%) SAP
14 36 (14.29%) DV Cleared
15 34 (13.49%) Windows
15 34 (13.49%) QuickTest Pro
16 32 (12.70%) Oracle EBS
17 30 (11.90%) Manual Testing
18 28 (11.11%) Telecoms
18 28 (11.11%) Migration
18 28 (11.11%) UNIX
18 28 (11.11%) JavaScript
19 27 (10.71%) JSP
20 26 (10.32%) .NET
20 26 (10.32%) HTML
20 26 (10.32%) Microsoft
21 25 (9.92%) Test Strategy
22 24 (9.52%) ASP.NET

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

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 15 (5.95%) SharePoint
2 6 (2.38%) CMS
3 5 (1.98%) Lync
4 2 (0.79%) IIS
4 2 (0.79%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.40%) Documentum
Applications
1 19 (7.54%) MS Excel
2 16 (6.35%) MS Office
3 5 (1.98%) MS Project
4 2 (0.79%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.79%) Mingle
5 1 (0.40%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 32 (12.70%) Oracle EBS
2 8 (3.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (1.59%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (1.59%) SAP APO
4 2 (0.79%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (0.79%) SAP CRM
4 2 (0.79%) JDE OneWorld
4 2 (0.79%) SAP FI
4 2 (0.79%) Magento
5 1 (0.40%) SAP SD
5 1 (0.40%) SAP WM
5 1 (0.40%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.40%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.98%) SaaS
2 1 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 19 (7.54%) TCP/IP
2 16 (6.35%) DNS
3 15 (5.95%) HTTPS
4 12 (4.76%) SAN
4 12 (4.76%) Wireshark
5 10 (3.97%) SSL
6 7 (2.78%) HTTP
7 5 (1.98%) Wireless
8 4 (1.59%) GPRS
8 4 (1.59%) 3GPP
8 4 (1.59%) DHCP
8 4 (1.59%) INAP
8 4 (1.59%) SIGTRAN
8 4 (1.59%) LTE
9 3 (1.19%) 4G
9 3 (1.19%) HSPA
9 3 (1.19%) ZigBee
9 3 (1.19%) SS7
9 3 (1.19%) 3G
9 3 (1.19%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (3.57%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.17%) SAP BW
2 8 (3.17%) Relational Database
3 6 (2.38%) PowerCenter
4 5 (1.98%) Oracle Reports
5 4 (1.59%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (1.19%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (1.19%) Oracle Database
6 3 (1.19%) DB2
7 1 (0.40%) QlikView
7 1 (0.40%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.40%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.40%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 34 (13.49%) QuickTest Pro
2 18 (7.14%) LoadRunner
3 17 (6.75%) Selenium
4 11 (4.37%) TestDirector
5 8 (3.17%) StarTeam
5 8 (3.17%) WebDriver
6 7 (2.78%) MSI
6 7 (2.78%) Bugzilla
7 6 (2.38%) JIRA
8 5 (1.98%) TestNG
8 5 (1.98%) TestLink
8 5 (1.98%) JUnit
9 3 (1.19%) QARun
9 3 (1.19%) Toad
10 2 (0.79%) JMeter
10 2 (0.79%) Subversion
10 2 (0.79%) Visual Studio
10 2 (0.79%) Oracle Forms
10 2 (0.79%) Cucumber
11 1 (0.40%) Rational DOORS
General
1 66 (26.19%) Finance
2 28 (11.11%) Telecoms
3 13 (5.16%) Electronics
4 11 (4.37%) Billing
5 10 (3.97%) Retail
6 9 (3.57%) Banking
6 9 (3.57%) Manufacturing
7 8 (3.17%) Marketing
8 7 (2.78%) Automotive
9 4 (1.59%) Military
10 2 (0.79%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.40%) German Language
11 1 (0.40%) Legal
11 1 (0.40%) Advertising
11 1 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.40%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 96 (38.10%) Analyst
2 93 (36.90%) Test Analyst
3 48 (19.05%) Tester
4 30 (11.90%) Test Manager
5 23 (9.13%) Test Leader
6 11 (4.37%) Test Engineer
6 11 (4.37%) Consultant
7 8 (3.17%) Senior Analyst
8 7 (2.78%) Integration Analyst
8 7 (2.78%) Lead Test Analyst
8 7 (2.78%) Systems Tester
8 7 (2.78%) Senior Test Analyst
8 7 (2.78%) Test Consultant
9 6 (2.38%) Migration Engineer
9 6 (2.38%) Manual Tester
10 5 (1.98%) Integration Test Analyst
10 5 (1.98%) QA Analyst
10 5 (1.98%) QA Engineer
10 5 (1.98%) Project Manager
11 4 (1.59%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (10.71%) JSP
2 26 (10.32%) .NET
2 26 (10.32%) HTML
3 24 (9.52%) ASP.NET
4 16 (6.35%) XML
5 2 (0.79%) JSON
5 2 (0.79%) REST
5 2 (0.79%) Gherkin
6 1 (0.40%) JPA
6 1 (0.40%) Application Packaging
6 1 (0.40%) Middleware
6 1 (0.40%) EDI
6 1 (0.40%) SOAP
6 1 (0.40%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 19 (7.54%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (4.37%) Client/Server
3 8 (3.17%) DTV
4 5 (1.98%) User Experience
5 4 (1.59%) IVR
5 4 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.19%) iSeries
6 3 (1.19%) Smart Meter
6 3 (1.19%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.19%) Mobile App
6 3 (1.19%) Data Structures
6 3 (1.19%) AS400
6 3 (1.19%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.79%) EPoS
7 2 (0.79%) IPTV
7 2 (0.79%) Mathematics
7 2 (0.79%) Learning Management System
7 2 (0.79%) iPad
8 1 (0.40%) SWIFT
8 1 (0.40%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 34 (13.49%) Windows
2 28 (11.11%) UNIX
3 16 (6.35%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (6.35%) Windows 2000
3 16 (6.35%) Windows XP
4 15 (5.95%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (3.97%) Linux
6 6 (2.38%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.40%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.40%) Android
7 1 (0.40%) Windows Vista
7 1 (0.40%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (27.78%) Software Testing
2 62 (24.60%) Test Scripting
3 47 (18.65%) User Acceptance Testing
4 38 (15.08%) Test Management
5 30 (11.90%) Manual Testing
6 28 (11.11%) Migration
7 25 (9.92%) Test Strategy
8 22 (8.73%) Business Intelligence
8 22 (8.73%) Validation
8 22 (8.73%) Knowledge Management
9 21 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
10 20 (7.94%) Test Automation
10 20 (7.94%) Waterfall
10 20 (7.94%) System Testing
11 19 (7.54%) Performance Testing
12 18 (7.14%) Regression Testing
13 17 (6.75%) ITIL
14 15 (5.95%) Project Management
14 15 (5.95%) PRINCE2
14 15 (5.95%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 65 (25.79%) SQL
2 28 (11.11%) JavaScript
3 18 (7.14%) Java
4 14 (5.56%) VBA
4 14 (5.56%) C#
5 9 (3.57%) VB
6 7 (2.78%) Perl
6 7 (2.78%) Python
7 5 (1.98%) C
7 5 (1.98%) Ruby
8 4 (1.59%) PL/SQL
9 3 (1.19%) Shell Script
10 2 (0.79%) VBScript
10 2 (0.79%) C++
10 2 (0.79%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.40%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.40%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 81 (32.14%) ISTQB
2 75 (29.76%) Security Cleared
3 69 (27.38%) ISEB
4 59 (23.41%) SC Cleared
4 59 (23.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 36 (14.29%) DV Cleared
6 21 (8.33%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 10 (3.97%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 10 (3.97%) Degree
8 8 (3.17%) PMP
8 8 (3.17%) PMI Certification
9 6 (2.38%) ISEB Practitioner
10 5 (1.98%) Cisco Certification
10 5 (1.98%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (1.59%) MCSE
11 4 (1.59%) CCNP
11 4 (1.59%) CCNA
12 3 (1.19%) MOS
13 1 (0.40%) OSCP
13 1 (0.40%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (21.83%) QA
2 1 (0.40%) Solvency II
System Software
1 9 (3.57%) Nmap
2 4 (1.59%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.19%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 9 (3.57%) Nessus
2 8 (3.17%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 7 (2.78%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 2 (0.79%) Control-M
5 1 (0.40%) CORE IMPACT
5 1 (0.40%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (0.40%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.40%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 147 (58.33%) HP
2 52 (20.63%) Oracle
3 38 (15.08%) SAP
4 26 (10.32%) Microsoft
5 10 (3.97%) Citrix
6 8 (3.17%) VMware
7 6 (2.38%) Cisco
8 5 (1.98%) Informatica
8 5 (1.98%) Business Objects
9 4 (1.59%) PeopleSoft
10 3 (1.19%) IBM
11 2 (0.79%) ATG
11 2 (0.79%) Serena
11 2 (0.79%) NetCracker
11 2 (0.79%) Comptel
11 2 (0.79%) F5
11 2 (0.79%) Demandware
11 2 (0.79%) hybris
11 2 (0.79%) Red Gate
12 1 (0.40%) Lumension
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