The first table below looks at the demand for HP Quality Center skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wiltshire 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 Wiltshire 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 58 42 39
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -3
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 11 9 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 1.54% 1.94% 2.84%
As % of the Systems Management category 22.45% 27.27% 37.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 9 14
Average daily rate £463 £345 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.20% -1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £303 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £431 £528
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
Wiltshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
49 33 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 6.88% 7.11% 7.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 24 29
Average daily rate £400 £425 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £484 £482
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Average hourly rate £13.00 £16.25 £41.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -60.84%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +8.10%
HP Quality Center
South West

HP Quality Center
Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

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

HP Quality Center Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

HP Quality Center
Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

HP Quality Center Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

HP Quality Center
Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HP Quality Center across the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

HP Quality Center Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

HP Quality Center
Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

HP Quality Center Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

HP Quality Center
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire 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 (80.00%) HP
2 10 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 9 (60.00%) Performance Testing
4 7 (46.67%) Test Automation
4 7 (46.67%) Waterfall
5 6 (40.00%) Finance
6 5 (33.33%) IVR
6 5 (33.33%) IP Telephony
6 5 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
6 5 (33.33%) Windows 7
6 5 (33.33%) System Testing
6 5 (33.33%) Matrix Management
6 5 (33.33%) WFM
6 5 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (33.33%) Cisco IPCC
6 5 (33.33%) Siemens
6 5 (33.33%) Genesys
6 5 (33.33%) Empirix
6 5 (33.33%) Windows
6 5 (33.33%) MS Visio
6 5 (33.33%) Verint
7 4 (26.67%) ISEB
8 3 (20.00%) LoadRunner
8 3 (20.00%) SQL
8 3 (20.00%) Test Management
8 3 (20.00%) Banking
9 2 (13.33%) Retail
9 2 (13.33%) Retail Banking
9 2 (13.33%) Capita

HP Quality Center
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire 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 (6.67%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 5 (33.33%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 5 (33.33%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) MySQL
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) LoadRunner
2 2 (13.33%) JIRA
2 2 (13.33%) SoapUI
2 2 (13.33%) JMeter
3 1 (6.67%) WinRunner
General
1 6 (40.00%) Finance
2 3 (20.00%) Banking
3 2 (13.33%) Retail
3 2 (13.33%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) Test Manager
2 4 (26.67%) Tester
3 3 (20.00%) Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Test Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Performance Tester
5 1 (6.67%) Defect Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Junior
5 1 (6.67%) Junior Software Tester
5 1 (6.67%) UAT Test Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) UAT Manager
5 1 (6.67%) UAT Test Manager
5 1 (6.67%) UAT Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) UAT Tester
5 1 (6.67%) Software Tester
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Test Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Delivery Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Junior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) WCF
1 2 (13.33%) .NET
1 2 (13.33%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) IVR
2 2 (13.33%) Open Source
3 1 (6.67%) APACS
3 1 (6.67%) SWIFT
3 1 (6.67%) Mathematics
3 1 (6.67%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 5 (33.33%) Windows 7
1 5 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 9 (60.00%) Performance Testing
3 7 (46.67%) Test Automation
3 7 (46.67%) Waterfall
4 5 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
4 5 (33.33%) System Testing
4 5 (33.33%) Matrix Management
4 5 (33.33%) WFM
4 5 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (20.00%) Test Management
6 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2
7 1 (6.67%) Project Management
7 1 (6.67%) Test Strategy
7 1 (6.67%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) SQL
2 2 (13.33%) C#
2 2 (13.33%) C++
2 2 (13.33%) Java
2 2 (13.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) ISEB
2 1 (6.67%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) ISO 9002
Systems Management
1 5 (33.33%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 12 (80.00%) HP
2 5 (33.33%) Siemens
2 5 (33.33%) Genesys
2 5 (33.33%) Empirix
2 5 (33.33%) Verint
3 2 (13.33%) Capita
3 2 (13.33%) Oracle
3 2 (13.33%) Citrix
4 1 (6.67%) Remedy
4 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (6.67%) SAP