The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Systems Management category for the Suffolk region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
Rank 25 23 23
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 12 8 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 4.72% 4.19% 4.87%
As % of the Systems Management category 30.77% 53.33% 40.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 11
Average daily rate £360 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £335 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £381 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £32.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £132.50 £36.00 £27.32
% change year-on-year
+268.05% +31.79%
Systems Management Category
Suffolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
39 15 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 15.35% 7.85% 11.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 7 20
Average daily rate £350 £288 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.73% -4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £216 £236 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £376 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 7
Average hourly rate £19.50 £11.50 £22.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+69.56% -49.72%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +8.10%
HP Quality Center
East of England

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 18 April 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 13 (76.47%) HP
1 13 (76.47%) Finance
2 12 (70.59%) SQL
3 11 (64.71%) QA
3 11 (64.71%) User Acceptance Testing
4 7 (41.18%) ETL
4 7 (41.18%) Integration Testing
5 6 (35.29%) MDX
5 6 (35.29%) System Testing
5 6 (35.29%) SoapUI
5 6 (35.29%) Test Strategy
5 6 (35.29%) XML
5 6 (35.29%) ISEB
6 4 (23.53%) Test Scripting
7 3 (17.65%) Software Testing
7 3 (17.65%) Migration
8 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (11.76%) VMware
8 2 (11.76%) IPsec
8 2 (11.76%) Oracle
8 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
8 2 (11.76%) UNIX
8 2 (11.76%) Solaris
8 2 (11.76%) LAN
8 2 (11.76%) TCP/IP
8 2 (11.76%) VPN
8 2 (11.76%) Cisco
8 2 (11.76%) Active Directory
8 2 (11.76%) Test Management
8 2 (11.76%) PKI

HP Quality Center
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (5.88%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) IPsec
1 2 (11.76%) LAN
1 2 (11.76%) TCP/IP
1 2 (11.76%) VPN
1 2 (11.76%) VLAN
2 1 (5.88%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (35.29%) SoapUI
General
1 13 (76.47%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (76.47%) Analyst
2 8 (47.06%) Test Analyst
3 5 (29.41%) QA Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) Test Manager
4 3 (17.65%) Data Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Systems Tester
5 2 (11.76%) Test Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Senior Test Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) QA Tester
5 2 (11.76%) Business Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Tester
5 2 (11.76%) Senior QA Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Business Test Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Test Coordinator
6 1 (5.88%) Coordinator
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Manager
6 1 (5.88%) Security Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (35.29%) MDX
1 6 (35.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) UNIX
1 2 (11.76%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (64.71%) User Acceptance Testing
2 7 (41.18%) ETL
2 7 (41.18%) Integration Testing
3 6 (35.29%) System Testing
3 6 (35.29%) Test Strategy
4 4 (23.53%) Test Scripting
5 3 (17.65%) Software Testing
5 3 (17.65%) Migration
6 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (11.76%) Test Management
6 2 (11.76%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 2 (11.76%) Data Migration
6 2 (11.76%) Network Management
7 1 (5.88%) Business Analysis
7 1 (5.88%) CRM
7 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (70.59%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (35.29%) ISEB
2 2 (11.76%) ISTQB
2 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared
2 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (64.71%) QA
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) Active Directory
1 2 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 13 (76.47%) HP
2 2 (11.76%) VMware
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle
2 2 (11.76%) Cisco
2 2 (11.76%) Splunk
3 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
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