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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
Rank 36 23 32
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +9
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 8 4 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 3.35% 2.14% 3.64%
As % of the Systems Management category 19.51% 50.00% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 7
Average daily rate
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£368 £350 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £350 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £350 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £32.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £32.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+16.92% +62.50%
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
41 8 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 17.15% 4.28% 10.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 2 18
Average daily rate £384 £263 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.19% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £197 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £333 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £315
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +6.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 4
Average hourly rate £12.50 £32.50 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.53% +41.30%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £20.75 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-6.02% +6.41%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Suffolk

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HP Quality Center across the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

HP Quality Center Daily Rate Histogram 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
Contract Job Locations in Suffolk

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 Suffolk region over the 3 months to 22 August 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
Bury St Edmunds - - - -
HP Quality Center
East of England

HP Quality Center
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 21 (95.45%) HP
2 17 (77.27%) Finance
3 16 (72.73%) SQL
3 16 (72.73%) User Acceptance Testing
4 13 (59.09%) QA
5 12 (54.55%) ETL
6 10 (45.45%) Integration Testing
7 8 (36.36%) MDX
7 8 (36.36%) SoapUI
7 8 (36.36%) XML
8 7 (31.82%) System Testing
9 5 (22.73%) Splunk
9 5 (22.73%) Test Strategy
9 5 (22.73%) VMware Infrastructure
9 5 (22.73%) Network Management
9 5 (22.73%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 5 (22.73%) PKI
9 5 (22.73%) VLAN
9 5 (22.73%) IPsec
9 5 (22.73%) VMware
9 5 (22.73%) UNIX
9 5 (22.73%) Solaris
9 5 (22.73%) MS Excel
9 5 (22.73%) Oracle
9 5 (22.73%) SQL Server
9 5 (22.73%) LAN
9 5 (22.73%) TCP/IP
9 5 (22.73%) VPN
9 5 (22.73%) Cisco
9 5 (22.73%) Microsoft

HP Quality Center
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 5 (22.73%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (22.73%) VLAN
1 5 (22.73%) IPsec
1 5 (22.73%) LAN
1 5 (22.73%) TCP/IP
1 5 (22.73%) VPN
2 3 (13.64%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (22.73%) SQL Server
2 4 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (36.36%) SoapUI
2 4 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 17 (77.27%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (63.64%) Analyst
2 8 (36.36%) Test Analyst
3 5 (22.73%) QA Analyst
3 5 (22.73%) Tester
3 5 (22.73%) Test Coordinator
3 5 (22.73%) Systems Tester
3 5 (22.73%) Coordinator
4 4 (18.18%) QA Tester
4 4 (18.18%) QA Leader
5 3 (13.64%) Security Engineer
5 3 (13.64%) Test Engineer
5 3 (13.64%) Data Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) Network Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) Network Security Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) Business Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) Security Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) Business Test Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) Network Security Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (36.36%) MDX
1 8 (36.36%) XML
2 4 (18.18%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 5 (22.73%) UNIX
1 5 (22.73%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (72.73%) User Acceptance Testing
2 12 (54.55%) ETL
3 10 (45.45%) Integration Testing
4 7 (31.82%) System Testing
5 5 (22.73%) Test Strategy
5 5 (22.73%) Network Management
5 5 (22.73%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 4 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (18.18%) Test Scripting
7 3 (13.64%) Software Testing
8 1 (4.55%) Business Analysis
8 1 (4.55%) Migration
8 1 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (72.73%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (22.73%) ISEB
2 4 (18.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 4 (18.18%) SC Cleared
2 4 (18.18%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.55%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (59.09%) QA
System Software
1 5 (22.73%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (22.73%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 21 (95.45%) HP
2 5 (22.73%) Splunk
2 5 (22.73%) VMware
2 5 (22.73%) Oracle
2 5 (22.73%) Cisco
2 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
3 2 (9.09%) PeopleSoft