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 19 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
Rank 31 29 23
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -6
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 2 6 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 0.83% 3.39% 3.81%
As % of the Systems Management category 6.45% 50.00% 57.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 7
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£235 £353 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +41.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £227 £207 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £443 £311
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £99.33 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-63.75% +175.90%
HP Quality Center
East of 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 Suffolk region.

Systems Management Category
Suffolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
31 12 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 12.86% 6.78% 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 5 10
Average daily rate £413 £228 £311
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+81.31% -26.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £150 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £438 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £335 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.20% -4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 1
Average hourly rate - £19.50 £10.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +85.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.28 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-3.42% -6.66%

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 19 December 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 8 (100.00%) HP
2 7 (87.50%) SQL
3 5 (62.50%) IPsec
3 5 (62.50%) VMware
3 5 (62.50%) UNIX
3 5 (62.50%) Oracle
3 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
3 5 (62.50%) LAN
3 5 (62.50%) TCP/IP
3 5 (62.50%) VPN
3 5 (62.50%) Cisco
3 5 (62.50%) Solaris
3 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
3 5 (62.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 5 (62.50%) PKI
3 5 (62.50%) VLAN
3 5 (62.50%) Splunk
3 5 (62.50%) Test Strategy
3 5 (62.50%) Network Management
4 4 (50.00%) Test Scripting
4 4 (50.00%) SC Cleared
4 4 (50.00%) Security Cleared
5 3 (37.50%) Finance
5 3 (37.50%) ETL
5 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (37.50%) QA
5 3 (37.50%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (25.00%) Integration Testing
6 2 (25.00%) System Testing
6 2 (25.00%) Network Security

HP Quality Center
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) IPsec
1 5 (62.50%) LAN
1 5 (62.50%) TCP/IP
1 5 (62.50%) VPN
1 5 (62.50%) VLAN
2 2 (25.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Analyst
2 4 (50.00%) Test Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) QA Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Tester
3 2 (25.00%) Network Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Network Security Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Security Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Systems Tester
3 2 (25.00%) QA Tester
3 2 (25.00%) Security Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Test Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Test Coordinator
4 1 (12.50%) Network Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Coordinator
4 1 (12.50%) Network Security Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) QA Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) MDX
1 2 (25.00%) XML
2 1 (12.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) UNIX
1 5 (62.50%) Solaris
2 2 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 5 (62.50%) Test Strategy
1 5 (62.50%) Network Management
2 4 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 3 (37.50%) ETL
3 3 (37.50%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Integration Testing
4 2 (25.00%) System Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (12.50%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (25.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) QA
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (12.50%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Nessus
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) HP
2 5 (62.50%) VMware
2 5 (62.50%) Oracle
2 5 (62.50%) Cisco
2 5 (62.50%) Splunk
3 2 (25.00%) PeopleSoft
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft