The first table below looks at the demand for HP Quality Center skills in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey 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 16 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 Surrey 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
Rank 80 74 76
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +2
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 20 12 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 1.30% 0.92% 1.64%
As % of the Systems Management category 14.49% 11.76% 18.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 11 17
Average daily rate £325 £363 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.34% +20.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £275 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £310
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £132.50 £36.00 £27.32
% change year-on-year
+268.05% +31.79%
Systems Management Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
138 102 149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 8.97% 7.81% 8.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 58 80
Average daily rate £365 £335 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.95% -20.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £133 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £415 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 10 8
Average hourly rate £26.50 £22.50 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.77% +42.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.15 £13.00 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £22.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+13.63% +18.91%
HP Quality Center
South East

HP Quality Center
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

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

HP Quality Center Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

HP Quality Center
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

HP Quality Center Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

HP Quality Center
Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HP Quality Center across the Surrey region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

HP Quality Center Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

HP Quality Center
Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

HP Quality Center Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

HP Quality Center
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

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 Surrey region over the 3 months to 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Guildford -2 5 £370 +2.06% 1
Leatherhead - 1 £325 -
Woking - - - -
Haslemere - - - -
Chertsey - - - -
HP Quality Center
South East

HP Quality Center
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 19 (63.33%) HP
2 14 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (36.67%) Test Scripting
4 7 (23.33%) Telecoms
4 7 (23.33%) ISEB
5 6 (20.00%) E-Commerce
5 6 (20.00%) SOA
5 6 (20.00%) Selenium
6 5 (16.67%) WebDriver
6 5 (16.67%) Manual Testing
6 5 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (16.67%) C#
6 5 (16.67%) MS Project
6 5 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (16.67%) Project Planning
6 5 (16.67%) Planview
7 4 (13.33%) QA
7 4 (13.33%) Finance
7 4 (13.33%) TestDirector
7 4 (13.33%) QuickTest Pro
8 3 (10.00%) MS Excel
8 3 (10.00%) MS Office
8 3 (10.00%) Java
8 3 (10.00%) Quality Management
8 3 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
8 3 (10.00%) ISTQB
8 3 (10.00%) Scrum
9 2 (6.67%) Subversion
9 2 (6.67%) Spring
9 2 (6.67%) Ajax

HP Quality Center
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.33%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (16.67%) MS Project
2 3 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (10.00%) MS Office
2 3 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.67%) Oracle8/8i Database
1 2 (6.67%) Oracle9i Database
1 2 (6.67%) Oracle Database 10g
1 2 (6.67%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.33%) Base SAS
2 1 (3.33%) DB2
Development Applications
1 6 (20.00%) Selenium
2 5 (16.67%) WebDriver
3 4 (13.33%) TestDirector
3 4 (13.33%) QuickTest Pro
4 2 (6.67%) Subversion
4 2 (6.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (6.67%) SoapUI
5 1 (3.33%) Bugzilla
General
1 7 (23.33%) Telecoms
2 4 (13.33%) Finance
3 2 (6.67%) Publishing
4 1 (3.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (36.67%) Analyst
1 11 (36.67%) Test Analyst
2 8 (26.67%) Tester
3 5 (16.67%) Selenium Tester
3 5 (16.67%) Project Manager
4 2 (6.67%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (6.67%) Test Coordinator
4 2 (6.67%) Manual Tester
4 2 (6.67%) Senior Test Analyst
4 2 (6.67%) Coordinator
4 2 (6.67%) Automation Tester
4 2 (6.67%) Automation Analyst
4 2 (6.67%) Automation Test Analyst
5 1 (3.33%) Business Intelligence Manager
5 1 (3.33%) QA Leader
5 1 (3.33%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
5 1 (3.33%) Selenium Test Analyst
5 1 (3.33%) QA Manager
5 1 (3.33%) Senior Manager
5 1 (3.33%) Quality Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.67%) Spring
1 2 (6.67%) Ajax
1 2 (6.67%) Java EE
1 2 (6.67%) Hibernate
1 2 (6.67%) HTML
1 2 (6.67%) JSP
1 2 (6.67%) SOAP
1 2 (6.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.67%) Open Source
2 1 (3.33%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (3.33%) Mainframe
2 1 (3.33%) Chip and PIN
2 1 (3.33%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.67%) Windows
1 2 (6.67%) Linux
1 2 (6.67%) Windows NT
1 2 (6.67%) Windows XP
1 2 (6.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (36.67%) Test Scripting
3 6 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 6 (20.00%) SOA
4 5 (16.67%) Manual Testing
4 5 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (16.67%) Project Planning
5 3 (10.00%) Quality Management
5 3 (10.00%) Scrum
6 2 (6.67%) Configuration Management
6 2 (6.67%) Automation Testing
6 2 (6.67%) Test Strategy
6 2 (6.67%) Test Management
6 2 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (3.33%) Usability Testing
7 1 (3.33%) Performance Testing
7 1 (3.33%) Web Testing
7 1 (3.33%) Test Automation
7 1 (3.33%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (16.67%) C#
2 3 (10.00%) Java
3 2 (6.67%) JavaScript
3 2 (6.67%) SQL
4 1 (3.33%) SAS Macro
4 1 (3.33%) VBScript
4 1 (3.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (23.33%) ISEB
2 3 (10.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 19 (63.33%) HP
2 5 (16.67%) Planview
3 2 (6.67%) Oracle
4 1 (3.33%) IBM
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