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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
Rank 50 55 37
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -18
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 11 1 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 1.62% 0.18% 2.82%
As % of the Systems Management category 12.79% 4.00% 37.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 1 16
Average daily rate
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£210 £303 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.57% -13.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £303 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £303 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £345 £310
% change year-on-year
-5.79% +11.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £32.50 -
% change year-on-year
+16.92% -
Systems Management Category
Wiltshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
86 25 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 12.70% 4.38% 7.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 17 30
Average daily rate £350 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £270 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £525 £461
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.73% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 6
Average hourly rate £20.06 £30.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.13% +33.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.06 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-6.69% +22.85%
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 29 July 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
Contract Job Locations in Wiltshire

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 Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 29 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Swindon +7 10 £215 -28.92%
HP Quality Center
South West

HP Quality Center
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 18 (90.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 15 (75.00%) HP
3 12 (60.00%) Performance Testing
4 11 (55.00%) Test Automation
4 11 (55.00%) Waterfall
5 9 (45.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 9 (45.00%) Cisco IPCC
5 9 (45.00%) Genesys
5 9 (45.00%) Empirix
5 9 (45.00%) Siemens
5 9 (45.00%) MS Visio
5 9 (45.00%) Windows
5 9 (45.00%) Verint
5 9 (45.00%) Windows 7
5 9 (45.00%) System Testing
5 9 (45.00%) IVR
5 9 (45.00%) IP Telephony
5 9 (45.00%) Penetration Testing
5 9 (45.00%) WFM
5 9 (45.00%) Matrix Management
6 8 (40.00%) ISEB
7 7 (35.00%) Finance
8 5 (25.00%) Functional Testing
9 4 (20.00%) ISTQB
10 2 (10.00%) TestDirector
10 2 (10.00%) LoadRunner
10 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
10 2 (10.00%) JMeter
10 2 (10.00%) Citrix
10 2 (10.00%) ISO 9002

HP Quality Center
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 (5.00%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 9 (45.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 9 (45.00%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) MySQL
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) TestDirector
1 2 (10.00%) LoadRunner
1 2 (10.00%) JMeter
1 2 (10.00%) JIRA
1 2 (10.00%) SoapUI
General
1 7 (35.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Banking
2 2 (10.00%) Retail
2 2 (10.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (50.00%) Test Manager
2 8 (40.00%) Test Analyst
2 8 (40.00%) Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Tester
4 2 (10.00%) Performance Tester
5 1 (5.00%) Delivery Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Functional Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) UAT Tester
5 1 (5.00%) UAT Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Functional Test Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) UAT Test Manager
5 1 (5.00%) UAT Test Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) UAT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) .NET
1 2 (10.00%) SOAP
1 2 (10.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (45.00%) IVR
2 2 (10.00%) Open Source
3 1 (5.00%) SWIFT
3 1 (5.00%) APACS
Operating Systems
1 9 (45.00%) Windows
1 9 (45.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (90.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 12 (60.00%) Performance Testing
3 11 (55.00%) Test Automation
3 11 (55.00%) Waterfall
4 9 (45.00%) System Testing
4 9 (45.00%) WFM
4 9 (45.00%) Matrix Management
4 9 (45.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 9 (45.00%) Penetration Testing
5 5 (25.00%) Functional Testing
6 2 (10.00%) Test Strategy
6 2 (10.00%) Test Management
6 2 (10.00%) Test Scripting
6 2 (10.00%) Software Testing
6 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (5.00%) Integration Testing
7 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.00%) C#
1 2 (10.00%) C++
1 2 (10.00%) Java
1 2 (10.00%) SQL
1 2 (10.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (40.00%) ISEB
2 4 (20.00%) ISTQB
3 2 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) ISO 9002
Systems Management
1 9 (45.00%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 15 (75.00%) HP
2 9 (45.00%) Genesys
2 9 (45.00%) Empirix
2 9 (45.00%) Siemens
2 9 (45.00%) Verint
3 2 (10.00%) Capita
3 2 (10.00%) Citrix
3 2 (10.00%) Oracle
4 1 (5.00%) SAP