The table below looks at the statistics for HP Quality Center skills in IT contracts advertised for the Stirling 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 31 March 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
Rank 22 17 12
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -5
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 3 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 2.65% 1.82% 7.14%
As % of the Systems Management category 37.50% 25.00% 36.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Average daily rate
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£400 £260 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+53.84% -42.22%
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £155.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-83.87% +244.44%
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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 Stirling region.

Systems Management Category
Stirling
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
8 4 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 7.08% 7.27% 19.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 6
Average daily rate £444 £318 £462
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.84% -31.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £272 £397
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £364 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £9.62 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £23.25 £20.25
% change year-on-year
-9.67% +14.81%

HP Quality Center
Jobs Demand Trend in Stirling

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

HP Quality Center Jobs Demand Trend in Stirling

HP Quality Center
Daily Rate Trend in Stirling

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

HP Quality Center Daily Rate Trend in Stirling

HP Quality Center
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Stirling

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Stirling 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 3 (60.00%) HP
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
1 3 (60.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Business Analysis
2 2 (40.00%) V-Model
2 2 (40.00%) Banking
2 2 (40.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (20.00%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (20.00%) LoadRunner
3 1 (20.00%) Asset Management
3 1 (20.00%) Investment Banking
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (20.00%) MS Office
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) Project Governance
3 1 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Test Planning
3 1 (20.00%) Line Management
3 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (20.00%) JIRA
3 1 (20.00%) Release Management
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Test Management

HP Quality Center
Top Related IT Skills in Stirling by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Stirling 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.

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (20.00%) LoadRunner
1 1 (20.00%) JIRA
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Banking
3 1 (20.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Deployment Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Test Leader
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Release Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Business Analysis
2 2 (40.00%) Project Management
2 2 (40.00%) V-Model
3 1 (20.00%) Project Governance
3 1 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Test Planning
3 1 (20.00%) Line Management
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (20.00%) Asset Management
3 1 (20.00%) Release Management
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Test Management
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) HP
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft