The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 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 23 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)
North West / Lancashire
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 40 35
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 0 7 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire - 1.57% 2.99%
As % of the Systems Management category - 14.89% 29.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 7
Median daily rate - £263 £270
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -2.77%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £338 £340
% change year-on-year -3.70% -0.73%  
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 Lancashire with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
Lancashire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 53 47 41
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 15.73% 10.54% 10.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 30 30
Median daily rate £473 £383 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.52% +9.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £280 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £547 £473 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +12.50% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 1
Median hourly rate £44.00 £14.00 £31.30
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +214.28% -55.27%  
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 Lancashire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Lancashire 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 Lancashire

HP Quality Center
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for HP Quality Center in Lancashire