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 23 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
Rank 76 74 78
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +4
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 19 11 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 1.28% 0.85% 1.86%
As % of the Systems Management category 14.18% 11.22% 21.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 10 19
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 £289 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £392 £382 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
-5.79% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £132.50 £36.00 £28.32
% change year-on-year
+268.05% +27.14%
Systems Management Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
134 98 145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 9.04% 7.61% 8.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 56 79
Average daily rate £365 £313 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.80% -21.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £133 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £491 £415 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 10 7
Average hourly rate £26.50 £22.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.77% +45.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £38.25 £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.75 £20.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+23.75% +8.10%
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 23 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 23 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
Reigate - 4 £245 -
Leatherhead - 1 £325 -
Chertsey - - - -
Haslemere - - - -
Woking - - - -
HP Quality Center
South East

HP Quality Center
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 23 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 17 (62.96%) HP
2 11 (40.74%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (40.74%) Test Scripting
3 7 (25.93%) ISEB
4 6 (22.22%) E-Commerce
4 6 (22.22%) Telecoms
4 6 (22.22%) Selenium
5 5 (18.52%) WebDriver
5 5 (18.52%) Project Planning
5 5 (18.52%) Planview
5 5 (18.52%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (18.52%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (18.52%) C#
5 5 (18.52%) MS Project
6 4 (14.81%) Finance
6 4 (14.81%) Manual Testing
7 3 (11.11%) QA
7 3 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
7 3 (11.11%) ISTQB
7 3 (11.11%) Quality Management
7 3 (11.11%) SOA
7 3 (11.11%) MS Office
7 3 (11.11%) MS Excel
7 3 (11.11%) TestDirector
8 2 (7.41%) QuickTest Pro
8 2 (7.41%) SQL
8 2 (7.41%) User Acceptance Testing
9 1 (3.70%) Base SAS
9 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
9 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared

HP Quality Center
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 23 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 (3.70%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (18.52%) MS Project
2 3 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (11.11%) MS Office
2 3 (11.11%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) Base SAS
1 1 (3.70%) DB2
Development Applications
1 6 (22.22%) Selenium
2 5 (18.52%) WebDriver
3 3 (11.11%) TestDirector
4 2 (7.41%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (3.70%) Bugzilla
General
1 6 (22.22%) Telecoms
2 4 (14.81%) Finance
3 1 (3.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (37.04%) Analyst
1 10 (37.04%) Test Analyst
2 7 (25.93%) Tester
3 5 (18.52%) Selenium Tester
3 5 (18.52%) Project Manager
4 2 (7.41%) Coordinator
4 2 (7.41%) Automation Test Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Senior Test Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Test Coordinator
4 2 (7.41%) Manual Tester
4 2 (7.41%) Automation Tester
4 2 (7.41%) Automation Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Selenium Test Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) QA Leader
5 1 (3.70%) Business Intelligence Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Senior Project Manager
5 1 (3.70%) SAS Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Developer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.70%) IBM Mainframe
1 1 (3.70%) AS400
1 1 (3.70%) Chip and PIN
1 1 (3.70%) Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (40.74%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (40.74%) Test Scripting
2 6 (22.22%) E-Commerce
3 5 (18.52%) Project Planning
3 5 (18.52%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (18.52%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (14.81%) Manual Testing
5 3 (11.11%) Quality Management
5 3 (11.11%) SOA
6 2 (7.41%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (3.70%) Test Automation
7 1 (3.70%) Usability Testing
7 1 (3.70%) Performance Testing
7 1 (3.70%) Web Testing
7 1 (3.70%) Migration
7 1 (3.70%) Scrum
7 1 (3.70%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (18.52%) C#
2 2 (7.41%) SQL
3 1 (3.70%) SAS Macro
3 1 (3.70%) VBScript
3 1 (3.70%) VB
3 1 (3.70%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (25.93%) ISEB
2 3 (11.11%) ISTQB
3 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 17 (62.96%) HP
2 5 (18.52%) Planview
3 1 (3.70%) IBM
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