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 30 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.

HP Quality Center (HP QC)
South East / Hampshire
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 102 98 76
Rank change year-on-year -4 -22  
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 11 28 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.58% 1.26% 1.89%
As % of the Systems Management category 4.68% 10.04% 14.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 16 28
Median daily rate £350 £388 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.67% -1.27%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £339 £278 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £369 £425 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £346 £325 £328
% change year-on-year +6.53% -0.76%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £50.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -40.00% +100.00%  

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 235 279 275
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 12.41% 12.53% 12.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 182 150
Median daily rate £425 £400 £349
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +14.61%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 8 5
Median hourly rate £17.50 £21.75 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.54% +27.94%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.40 £16.57 £13.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £51.50 £37.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £20.19
% change year-on-year -15.55% +11.46%  

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 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 30 March 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 1 - -
Havant - 1 - -
HP Quality Center
South East

For the 6 months to 30 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for HP Quality Center.

1 24 (92.31%) HP
2 20 (76.92%) Regression Testing
3 19 (73.08%) Test Management
4 18 (69.23%) ISTQB
5 17 (65.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 16 (61.54%) 4G
6 16 (61.54%) Telecoms
7 15 (57.69%) LTE
8 11 (42.31%) Wireless
9 5 (19.23%) Finance
10 3 (11.54%) Microsoft
10 3 (11.54%) Test Strategy
10 3 (11.54%) Integration Testing
10 3 (11.54%) System Integration Testing
11 2 (7.69%) Data Reconciliation
11 2 (7.69%) Smoke Testing
11 2 (7.69%) Personalization
11 2 (7.69%) Windows Server
11 2 (7.69%) MS Excel
11 2 (7.69%) Oracle EBS
11 2 (7.69%) E-business
11 2 (7.69%) Dell
11 2 (7.69%) Oracle
11 2 (7.69%) Windows
11 2 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
11 2 (7.69%) Workflow
11 2 (7.69%) Oracle EBS R12
11 2 (7.69%) Test Scripting
11 2 (7.69%) DV Cleared
11 2 (7.69%) Security Cleared

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 (7.69%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.85%) MS Office
2 1 (3.85%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (7.69%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle ERP
Communications & Networking
1 16 (61.54%) 4G
2 15 (57.69%) LTE
3 11 (42.31%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Robot Framework
1 1 (3.85%) Selenium
General
1 16 (61.54%) Telecoms
2 5 (19.23%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (69.23%) Analyst
1 18 (69.23%) Test Analyst
2 3 (11.54%) Test Engineer
3 1 (3.85%) Administrator
3 1 (3.85%) BSS Engineer
3 1 (3.85%) Consultant
3 1 (3.85%) ERP Consultant
3 1 (3.85%) Functional Consultant
3 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle Consultant
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle Functional Consultant
3 1 (3.85%) OSS Engineer
3 1 (3.85%) Programme Manager
3 1 (3.85%) Programme Test Manager
3 1 (3.85%) Project Manager
3 1 (3.85%) Technical Manager
3 1 (3.85%) Technical Project Manager
3 1 (3.85%) Test Leader
3 1 (3.85%) Test Manager
3 1 (3.85%) Test Programme Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.85%) Embedded Systems
1 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.69%) Windows
1 2 (7.69%) Windows Server
2 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (3.85%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (76.92%) Regression Testing
2 19 (73.08%) Test Management
3 3 (11.54%) Integration Testing
3 3 (11.54%) System Integration Testing
3 3 (11.54%) Test Strategy
4 2 (7.69%) Data Reconciliation
4 2 (7.69%) E-business
4 2 (7.69%) Logistics
4 2 (7.69%) Personalization
4 2 (7.69%) Smoke Testing
4 2 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (7.69%) Test Scripting
4 2 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (7.69%) Workflow
5 1 (3.85%) Automated Testing
5 1 (3.85%) Configuration Management
5 1 (3.85%) ERP
5 1 (3.85%) PRINCE2
5 1 (3.85%) Programme Management
5 1 (3.85%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.85%) Python
1 1 (3.85%) VB
1 1 (3.85%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 18 (69.23%) ISTQB
2 17 (65.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (7.69%) DV Cleared
3 2 (7.69%) Security Cleared
4 1 (3.85%) ISEB
4 1 (3.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 1 (3.85%) Virtual Servers
1 1 (3.85%) vSphere
Vendors
1 24 (92.31%) HP
2 3 (11.54%) Microsoft
3 2 (7.69%) Dell
3 2 (7.69%) Oracle
4 1 (3.85%) Capita
4 1 (3.85%) Hyperion