The table below looks at the statistics for HP Quality Center skills in IT contracts advertised for the Suffolk 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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
Rank - 34 26
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 0 5 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk - 2.35% 5.80%
As % of the Systems Management category - 50.00% 62.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 14
Average daily rate
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- £350 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +39.86%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £344 £310
% change year-on-year
-5.45% +10.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £137.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-76.36% +587.50%
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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 Suffolk region.

Systems Management Category
Suffolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
8 10 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 4.26% 4.69% 9.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 21
Average daily rate £175 £350 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £263 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £405 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £320
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Average hourly rate £12.50 £19.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.89% -7.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £21.75 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+1.14% +14.47%

HP Quality Center
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

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

HP Quality Center Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

HP Quality Center
Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

HP Quality Center Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

HP Quality Center
Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing HP Quality Center across the Suffolk region.

HP Quality Center Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

HP Quality Center
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Suffolk 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 10 (100.00%) HP
2 7 (70.00%) Finance
2 7 (70.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 6 (60.00%) QA
3 6 (60.00%) SQL
4 5 (50.00%) ETL
5 4 (40.00%) .NET
5 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
5 4 (40.00%) MS Excel
5 4 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (40.00%) Coaching
6 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (30.00%) Network Management
6 3 (30.00%) Integration Testing
6 3 (30.00%) Splunk
6 3 (30.00%) Test Strategy
6 3 (30.00%) System Testing
6 3 (30.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 3 (30.00%) PKI
6 3 (30.00%) VLAN
6 3 (30.00%) IPsec
6 3 (30.00%) VMware
6 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
6 3 (30.00%) UNIX
6 3 (30.00%) Solaris
6 3 (30.00%) Oracle
6 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
6 3 (30.00%) LAN

HP Quality Center
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Suffolk 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 4 (40.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) LAN
1 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (30.00%) VPN
1 3 (30.00%) IPsec
1 3 (30.00%) VLAN
2 2 (20.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (20.00%) SoapUI
General
1 7 (70.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Analyst
1 4 (40.00%) Coordinator
1 4 (40.00%) Test Coordinator
1 4 (40.00%) QA Leader
2 3 (30.00%) Systems Tester
2 3 (30.00%) Tester
3 2 (20.00%) Test Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Network Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Network Security Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Security Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) QA Tester
3 2 (20.00%) Security Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) QA Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Network Security Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Network Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) .NET
2 2 (20.00%) XML
2 2 (20.00%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) UNIX
1 3 (30.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 5 (50.00%) ETL
3 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (40.00%) Coaching
4 3 (30.00%) System Testing
4 3 (30.00%) Network Management
4 3 (30.00%) Test Strategy
4 3 (30.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 3 (30.00%) Integration Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) ISEB
1 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (60.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) HP
2 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (30.00%) Cisco
3 3 (30.00%) Oracle
3 3 (30.00%) VMware
3 3 (30.00%) Splunk
4 2 (20.00%) PeopleSoft