The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 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 26 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)
South East / Hampshire
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 81 107 83
Rank change year-on-year +26 -24  
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 24 6 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 1.33% 0.31% 1.77%
As % of the Systems Management category 9.80% 1.79% 13.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 31
Median daily rate £312 £425 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -26.58% +34.92%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £405 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £425 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £338 £350
% change year-on-year -3.70% -3.57%  
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 Hampshire with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
Hampshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 245 336 284
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 13.63% 17.11% 13.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 189 173
Median daily rate £450 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £308 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £563 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £447 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +11.62% +5.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 17 9
Median hourly rate £11.25 £35.50 £12.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -68.30% +178.48%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £34.85 £20.19
% change year-on-year -49.78% +72.65%  

HP Quality Center
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hampshire 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 Hampshire

HP Quality Center
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for HP Quality Center in Hampshire

HP Quality Center
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing HP Quality Center in Hampshire over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for HP Quality Center in Hampshire

HP Quality Center
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for HP Quality Center in Hampshire

HP Quality Center
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HP Quality Center within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 26 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Basingstoke +10 23 £310 - 1
HP Quality Center
South East

For the 6 months to 26 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for HP Quality Center.

1 32 (94.12%) HP
2 24 (70.59%) Telecoms
2 24 (70.59%) ISTQB
3 23 (67.65%) Test Management
3 23 (67.65%) Test Automation
4 22 (64.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 20 (58.82%) Regression Testing
6 18 (52.94%) LTE
7 15 (44.12%) Security Cleared
7 15 (44.12%) 4G
8 13 (38.24%) Motorola
9 11 (32.35%) Analytics
10 10 (29.41%) BPSS Clearance
10 10 (29.41%) Wireless
10 10 (29.41%) Test Scripting
11 9 (26.47%) Degree
11 9 (26.47%) Validation
12 8 (23.53%) Test Planning
13 6 (17.65%) QA
13 6 (17.65%) Workflow
14 5 (14.71%) SQL
14 5 (14.71%) VBScript
14 5 (14.71%) VB
14 5 (14.71%) ITIL
14 5 (14.71%) ITIL V3
15 4 (11.76%) PMO
15 4 (11.76%) Incident Management
15 4 (11.76%) Publishing
16 3 (8.82%) Remedy
16 3 (8.82%) Microsoft

HP Quality Center
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (5.88%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (5.88%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (2.94%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 18 (52.94%) LTE
2 15 (44.12%) 4G
3 10 (29.41%) Wireless
4 2 (5.88%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
General
1 24 (70.59%) Telecoms
2 4 (11.76%) Publishing
3 3 (8.82%) Billing
4 2 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 24 (70.59%) Analyst
1 24 (70.59%) Test Analyst
2 10 (29.41%) Test Engineer
3 8 (23.53%) BSS Engineer
4 6 (17.65%) Administrator
4 6 (17.65%) OSS Engineer
5 5 (14.71%) Performance Analyst
5 5 (14.71%) Performance Test Analyst
6 4 (11.76%) Report Analyst
7 3 (8.82%) Telecoms Analyst
7 3 (8.82%) Telecoms Engineer
7 3 (8.82%) Telecoms Test Analyst
7 3 (8.82%) Telecoms Test Engineer
8 2 (5.88%) CRM Analyst
8 2 (5.88%) Manual Test Analyst
8 2 (5.88%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
9 1 (2.94%) ERP Consultant
9 1 (2.94%) IT Administrator
9 1 (2.94%) Oracle Functional Consultant
9 1 (2.94%) QA Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.94%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.88%) Windows
1 2 (5.88%) Windows Server
2 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (2.94%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (67.65%) Test Automation
1 23 (67.65%) Test Management
2 20 (58.82%) Regression Testing
3 11 (32.35%) Analytics
4 10 (29.41%) Test Scripting
5 9 (26.47%) Validation
6 8 (23.53%) Test Planning
7 6 (17.65%) Workflow
8 5 (14.71%) ITIL
8 5 (14.71%) ITIL V3
9 4 (11.76%) Incident Management
10 3 (8.82%) Programme Management
10 3 (8.82%) Statistical Analysis
11 2 (5.88%) CRM
11 2 (5.88%) Data Reconciliation
11 2 (5.88%) E-business
11 2 (5.88%) Integration Testing
11 2 (5.88%) Logistics
11 2 (5.88%) Non-Functional Testing
11 2 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (14.71%) SQL
1 5 (14.71%) VB
1 5 (14.71%) VBScript
2 1 (2.94%) C
Qualifications
1 24 (70.59%) ISTQB
2 22 (64.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 15 (44.12%) Security Cleared
4 10 (29.41%) BPSS Clearance
5 9 (26.47%) Degree
6 3 (8.82%) SC Cleared
7 2 (5.88%) DV Cleared
8 1 (2.94%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (17.65%) QA
2 4 (11.76%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (2.94%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 1 (2.94%) Virtual Servers
1 1 (2.94%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (2.94%) Netcool
Vendors
1 32 (94.12%) HP
2 13 (38.24%) Motorola
3 3 (8.82%) Microsoft
3 3 (8.82%) Remedy
4 2 (5.88%) Dell
4 2 (5.88%) Oracle
5 1 (2.94%) ServiceNow