Period
to 17 November 2017

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 6 months to 17 November 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
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 127 140 148
Rank change year-on-year +13 +8 -70
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 29 25 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.81% 0.64% 0.92%
As % of the Systems Management category 6.74% 4.98% 9.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 19 29
Hampshire median daily rate £325 £300 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% -7.69% -13.33%
10th Percentile £253 £248 £258
90th Percentile £373 £355 £438
South East median daily rate £350 £346 £380
% change year-on-year +1.30% -8.96% +26.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Hampshire median hourly rate - - £42.50
South East median hourly rate - - £29.00

HP Quality Center is in the Systems Management category. The following 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.

All Systems Management Skills
Hampshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 430 502 418
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 12.05% 12.89% 9.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 273 331 249
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +3.45%
10th Percentile £250 £260 £258
90th Percentile £538 £538 £475
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 9 11
Hampshire median hourly rate £20.00 £35.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -43.66% +102.86% -47.76%
10th Percentile £10.40 £24.95 £11.81
90th Percentile £28.38 £58.75 £21.75
South East median hourly rate £14.25 £26.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -45.19% +30.00% +1.50%

HP Quality Center
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

Job postings citing HP Quality Center as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Hampshire.

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 6 months to 17 November 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 6 months to 17 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Basingstoke +3 25 £325 +22.64%
Fareham - 1 £350 -
HP Quality Center
South East

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 28 (96.55%) HP
2 21 (72.41%) Telecoms
3 20 (68.97%) ISTQB
3 20 (68.97%) Test Management
3 20 (68.97%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 19 (65.52%) Test Automation
5 16 (55.17%) Motorola
5 16 (55.17%) Security Cleared
5 16 (55.17%) LTE
6 14 (48.28%) Collaborative Working
7 13 (44.83%) Analytics
7 13 (44.83%) Test Scripting
7 13 (44.83%) Degree
7 13 (44.83%) Regression Testing
8 12 (41.38%) BPSS Clearance
9 11 (37.93%) Wireless
9 11 (37.93%) Validation
9 11 (37.93%) 4G
10 8 (27.59%) Test Planning
10 8 (27.59%) ITIL
11 7 (24.14%) SQL
11 7 (24.14%) ITIL V3
11 7 (24.14%) QA
12 5 (17.24%) Workflow
12 5 (17.24%) Publishing
12 5 (17.24%) VBScript
12 5 (17.24%) VB
12 5 (17.24%) Incident Management
12 5 (17.24%) SC Cleared
12 5 (17.24%) PMO

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:

Business Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 16 (55.17%) LTE
2 11 (37.93%) 4G
2 11 (37.93%) Wireless
3 3 (10.34%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 2 (6.90%) JIRA
2 1 (3.45%) JMeter
2 1 (3.45%) LoadRunner
2 1 (3.45%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (3.45%) Selenium
General
1 21 (72.41%) Telecoms
2 5 (17.24%) Publishing
3 2 (6.90%) Billing
Job Titles
1 19 (65.52%) Analyst
1 19 (65.52%) Test Analyst
2 7 (24.14%) Administrator
2 7 (24.14%) BSS Engineer
2 7 (24.14%) OSS Engineer
2 7 (24.14%) Test Engineer
3 6 (20.69%) Performance Analyst
3 6 (20.69%) Performance Test Analyst
4 5 (17.24%) Report Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) Tester
6 2 (6.90%) Functional Tester
6 2 (6.90%) IT Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) IT Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) QA Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) QA Test Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Telecoms Administrator
6 2 (6.90%) Telecoms Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Telecoms Test Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Telecoms Test Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (3.45%) STB
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (68.97%) Test Management
2 19 (65.52%) Test Automation
3 14 (48.28%) Collaborative Working
4 13 (44.83%) Analytics
4 13 (44.83%) Regression Testing
4 13 (44.83%) Test Scripting
5 11 (37.93%) Validation
6 8 (27.59%) ITIL
6 8 (27.59%) Test Planning
7 7 (24.14%) ITIL V3
8 5 (17.24%) Incident Management
8 5 (17.24%) Workflow
9 4 (13.79%) Customer-Centricity
9 4 (13.79%) Programme Management
9 4 (13.79%) Statistical Analysis
10 3 (10.34%) Non-Functional Testing
10 3 (10.34%) Service Management
10 3 (10.34%) Test Strategy
11 2 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
11 2 (6.90%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 7 (24.14%) SQL
2 5 (17.24%) VB
2 5 (17.24%) VBScript
3 1 (3.45%) C
Qualifications
1 20 (68.97%) ISTQB
1 20 (68.97%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 16 (55.17%) Security Cleared
3 13 (44.83%) Degree
4 12 (41.38%) BPSS Clearance
5 5 (17.24%) SC Cleared
6 2 (6.90%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (24.14%) QA
2 5 (17.24%) PMO
Systems Management
1 2 (6.90%) Netcool
Vendors
1 28 (96.55%) HP
2 16 (55.17%) Motorola
3 3 (10.34%) ServiceNow
4 2 (6.90%) Remedy
5 1 (3.45%) comScore
5 1 (3.45%) IBM