The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Basingstoke with a requirement for HP Quality Center skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited HP Quality Center over the 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

HP Quality Center (HP QC)
Hampshire / Basingstoke
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 27 37 28
Rank change year-on-year +10 -9  
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 17 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke 4.46% 0.31% 1.40%
As % of the Systems Management category 24.64% 1.72% 8.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 2
Median daily rate £318 - £293
90% offered a daily rate of more than £231 - £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £333 - £315
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £338 £340
% change year-on-year -3.70% -0.73%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £30.00

HP Quality Center is in the systems management skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Basingstoke with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
Basingstoke
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 69 58 37
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Basingstoke 18.11% 18.24% 17.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 14 19
Median daily rate £400 £600 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -33.33% +45.45%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £425 £322
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £750 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £377
% change year-on-year +12.50% +5.99%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 0
Median hourly rate £11.25 £21.23 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -46.99% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £35.00 £20.19
% change year-on-year -50.00% +73.39%  

HP Quality Center
Job Vacancy Trend in Basingstoke

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Basingstoke citing HP Quality Center as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Systems Management category.

Job vacancy trend for HP Quality Center in Basingstoke

HP Quality Center
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

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

Contractor daily rate trend for HP Quality Center in Basingstoke

HP Quality Center
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Basingstoke

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing HP Quality Center in Basingstoke over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for HP Quality Center in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing HP Quality Center also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Basingstoke region with a requirement for HP Quality Center.

1 18 (100.00%) HP
2 14 (77.78%) Telecoms
3 12 (66.67%) ISTQB
3 12 (66.67%) Test Management
4 11 (61.11%) Test Automation
4 11 (61.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 10 (55.56%) LTE
6 9 (50.00%) Security Cleared
6 9 (50.00%) Regression Testing
7 7 (38.89%) Motorola
7 7 (38.89%) Analytics
8 6 (33.33%) 4G
8 6 (33.33%) BPSS Clearance
8 6 (33.33%) Wireless
9 5 (27.78%) Degree
9 5 (27.78%) QA
9 5 (27.78%) Validation
9 5 (27.78%) Test Scripting
10 4 (22.22%) ITIL V3
10 4 (22.22%) Test Planning
10 4 (22.22%) SQL
10 4 (22.22%) ITIL
11 3 (16.67%) Workflow
11 3 (16.67%) Publishing
11 3 (16.67%) VBScript
11 3 (16.67%) VB
11 3 (16.67%) Remedy
11 3 (16.67%) Billing
11 3 (16.67%) Incident Management
11 3 (16.67%) PMO

HP Quality Center
Co-occurring IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 10 (55.56%) LTE
2 6 (33.33%) 4G
2 6 (33.33%) Wireless
General
1 14 (77.78%) Telecoms
2 3 (16.67%) Billing
2 3 (16.67%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 13 (72.22%) Analyst
1 13 (72.22%) Test Analyst
2 8 (44.44%) Test Engineer
3 7 (38.89%) BSS Engineer
4 5 (27.78%) OSS Engineer
5 4 (22.22%) Administrator
6 3 (16.67%) Performance Analyst
6 3 (16.67%) Performance Test Analyst
6 3 (16.67%) Report Analyst
6 3 (16.67%) Telecoms Analyst
6 3 (16.67%) Telecoms Engineer
6 3 (16.67%) Telecoms Test Analyst
6 3 (16.67%) Telecoms Test Engineer
7 2 (11.11%) CRM Analyst
7 2 (11.11%) Manual Test Analyst
8 1 (5.56%) IT Analyst
8 1 (5.56%) IT Engineer
8 1 (5.56%) QA Analyst
8 1 (5.56%) QA Test Engineer
8 1 (5.56%) Telecoms Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Embedded Systems
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (66.67%) Test Management
2 11 (61.11%) Test Automation
3 9 (50.00%) Regression Testing
4 7 (38.89%) Analytics
5 5 (27.78%) Test Scripting
5 5 (27.78%) Validation
6 4 (22.22%) ITIL
6 4 (22.22%) ITIL V3
6 4 (22.22%) Test Planning
7 3 (16.67%) Incident Management
7 3 (16.67%) Workflow
8 2 (11.11%) CRM
8 2 (11.11%) Programme Management
8 2 (11.11%) Statistical Analysis
9 1 (5.56%) ITSM
9 1 (5.56%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (22.22%) SQL
2 3 (16.67%) VB
2 3 (16.67%) VBScript
3 1 (5.56%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (66.67%) ISTQB
2 11 (61.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 9 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 6 (33.33%) BPSS Clearance
5 5 (27.78%) Degree
6 3 (16.67%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (27.78%) QA
2 3 (16.67%) PMO
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Netcool
Vendors
1 18 (100.00%) HP
2 7 (38.89%) Motorola
3 3 (16.67%) Remedy
4 1 (5.56%) ServiceNow