The table below looks at the statistics for HP Quality Center skills in IT contracts advertised for the Swindon 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 17 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
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
Rank 45 33 19
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -14
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 3 3 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 0.66% 0.91% 6.30%
As % of the Systems Management category 8.82% 13.04% 55.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 23
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£313 £356 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.28% +3.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £301 £292
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £411 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £326 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.90% +0.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.25 £99.33 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-65.51% +175.90%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised in the Swindon region.

Systems Management Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
34 23 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 7.52% 6.99% 11.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 18 38
Average daily rate £438 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £346 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £335 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.20% -4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £22.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%

HP Quality Center
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

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

HP Quality Center Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

HP Quality Center
Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

HP Quality Center Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

HP Quality Center
Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HP Quality Center across the Swindon region over the 3 months to 17 December 2014.

HP Quality Center Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

HP Quality Center
Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

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

HP Quality Center Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

HP Quality Center
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 12 (85.71%) User Acceptance Testing
2 9 (64.29%) ISEB
3 8 (57.14%) Finance
4 7 (50.00%) HP
5 4 (28.57%) Functional Testing
5 4 (28.57%) Penetration Testing
6 3 (21.43%) IP Telephony
6 3 (21.43%) ISTQB
6 3 (21.43%) Performance Testing
6 3 (21.43%) Test Scripting
6 3 (21.43%) System Testing
6 3 (21.43%) Windows
6 3 (21.43%) MS Visio
6 3 (21.43%) Genesys
6 3 (21.43%) Empirix
6 3 (21.43%) TestDirector
6 3 (21.43%) Siemens
6 3 (21.43%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (21.43%) Cisco IPCC
6 3 (21.43%) IVR
6 3 (21.43%) Banking
6 3 (21.43%) Verint
6 3 (21.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (21.43%) WFM
6 3 (21.43%) Matrix Management
6 3 (21.43%) Test Automation
6 3 (21.43%) Windows 7
6 3 (21.43%) Waterfall
7 2 (14.29%) Test Strategy
7 2 (14.29%) Retail

HP Quality Center
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 2 (14.29%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (21.43%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) IP Telephony
2 1 (7.14%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) TestDirector
General
1 8 (57.14%) Finance
2 3 (21.43%) Banking
3 2 (14.29%) Retail
3 2 (14.29%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (71.43%) Analyst
1 10 (71.43%) Test Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Tester
2 3 (21.43%) Test Manager
3 2 (14.29%) UAT Test Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) UAT Tester
3 2 (14.29%) UAT Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) IVR
2 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Windows
1 3 (21.43%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (85.71%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (28.57%) Functional Testing
2 4 (28.57%) Penetration Testing
3 3 (21.43%) Performance Testing
3 3 (21.43%) Test Scripting
3 3 (21.43%) System Testing
3 3 (21.43%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (21.43%) WFM
3 3 (21.43%) Matrix Management
3 3 (21.43%) Test Automation
3 3 (21.43%) Waterfall
4 2 (14.29%) Test Strategy
4 2 (14.29%) Content Management
4 2 (14.29%) Software Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Ethical Hacking
5 1 (7.14%) Data Security
Qualifications
1 9 (64.29%) ISEB
2 3 (21.43%) ISTQB
2 3 (21.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (7.14%) CEH
3 1 (7.14%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 3 (21.43%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) HP
2 3 (21.43%) Genesys
2 3 (21.43%) Empirix
2 3 (21.43%) Siemens
2 3 (21.43%) Verint