The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Essex 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 27 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
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
Rank - 47 49
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 0 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex - 1.31% 0.87%
As % of the Systems Management category - 26.09% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 1
Median daily rate - £206 £277
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -25.54%  
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 Essex with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
Essex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 48 23 24
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 11.79% 5.03% 5.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 12 12
Median daily rate £531 £275 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +93.09% -15.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £177 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £428 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Median hourly rate - £44.00 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +87.23%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year -15.55% +9.75%  

HP Quality Center
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Essex 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 Essex

HP Quality Center
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for HP Quality Center in Essex

HP Quality Center
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for HP Quality Center in Essex