The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol 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 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
South West / Bristol
Rank 66 63 58
Rank change year-on-year -3 -5  
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 4 11 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.49% 1.22% 1.19%
As % of the Systems Management category 6.67% 10.58% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 9 9
Median daily rate £345 £297 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.16% -10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £260 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £469 £429 £405
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £325 £330
% change year-on-year +6.15% -1.51%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £50.00 £24.75
% change year-on-year -40.00% +102.02%  

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 Bristol with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
Bristol
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 60 104 60
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 7.29% 11.52% 7.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 83 49
Median daily rate £335 £374 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.36% -6.56%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £289 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £493 £545
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £30.00 - £31.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year -15.55% +4.65%  

HP Quality Center
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bristol 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 Bristol

HP Quality Center
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor daily rate trend for HP Quality Center in Bristol

HP Quality Center
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for HP Quality Center in Bristol

HP Quality Center
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for HP Quality Center in Bristol

HP Quality Center
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 Bristol region with a requirement for HP Quality Center.

1 4 (57.14%) HP
1 4 (57.14%) Test Management
2 3 (42.86%) ISTQB
2 3 (42.86%) Software Testing
2 3 (42.86%) XML
2 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
2 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
3 2 (28.57%) Test Strategy
3 2 (28.57%) HSRP
3 2 (28.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (28.57%) Resilience Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Defect Management
3 2 (28.57%) PPP
3 2 (28.57%) MPLS
3 2 (28.57%) OSPF
3 2 (28.57%) BGP
3 2 (28.57%) Automated Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Migration
3 2 (28.57%) Degree
3 2 (28.57%) JIRA
3 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
3 2 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Stress Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Data Migration
4 1 (14.29%) Resource Management
4 1 (14.29%) PDM
4 1 (14.29%) Teradata
4 1 (14.29%) Multimedia

HP Quality Center
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) BGP
1 2 (28.57%) HSRP
1 2 (28.57%) MPLS
1 2 (28.57%) OSPF
1 2 (28.57%) PPP
2 1 (14.29%) 2G
2 1 (14.29%) 3G
2 1 (14.29%) 4G
2 1 (14.29%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (14.29%) Unified Communications
2 1 (14.29%) VoLTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) JIRA
2 1 (14.29%) SoapUI
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Aerospace
2 1 (14.29%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Analyst
1 3 (42.86%) Test Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Lead Test Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Test Leader
2 2 (28.57%) XML Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Financial Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Migration Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Project Leader
3 1 (14.29%) RAN Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Service Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Telephony Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Test Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Test Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Test Project Leader
3 1 (14.29%) Unified Communications Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) XML
2 1 (14.29%) Middleware
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Test Management
2 3 (42.86%) Software Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Automated Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Defect Management
3 2 (28.57%) Migration
3 2 (28.57%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Resilience Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Stress Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
3 2 (28.57%) Test Strategy
3 2 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Data Migration
4 1 (14.29%) PDM
4 1 (14.29%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) ISTQB
1 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
1 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 2 (28.57%) Degree
2 2 (28.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) HP
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) Teradata