Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Wales 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 22 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)
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 59 81 106
Rank change year-on-year +22 +25 -54
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 16 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 1.69% 0.53% 0.078%
As % of the Systems Management category 14.41% 7.50% 1.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 1
South Wales median daily rate £325 £418 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.16% +28.46% -
10th Percentile £304 £353 £313
90th Percentile £376 £436 £338
Wales median daily rate £325 £418 £375
% change year-on-year -22.16% +11.33% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South Wales median hourly rate - - -
Wales median hourly rate - - -

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 South Wales with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
South Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 111 80 66
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 11.71% 7.07% 5.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 63 55
South Wales median daily rate £368 £423 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.02% +20.71% +2.94%
10th Percentile £165 £223 £179
90th Percentile £525 £558 £453
Wales median daily rate £400 £453 £363
% change year-on-year -11.60% +24.83% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 3
South Wales median hourly rate £17.50 - £10.00
10th Percentile £14.90 - £9.20
90th Percentile £31.94 - £10.80
Wales median hourly rate £17.50 - £9.50

HP Quality Center
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for HP Quality Center in South Wales

HP Quality Center
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for HP Quality Center in South Wales

HP Quality Center
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for HP Quality Center in South Wales

HP Quality Center
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

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 South Wales region over the 6 months to 22 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
Newport +24 7 £368 +6.52%
Cardiff -3 3 £306 -27.51% 1
HP Quality Center
Wales

For the 6 months to 22 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 South Wales region with a requirement for HP Quality Center.

1 15 (93.75%) HP
2 14 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 14 (87.50%) Test Scripting
2 14 (87.50%) Test Automation
3 13 (81.25%) Test Management
3 13 (81.25%) VLAN
3 13 (81.25%) Configuration Management
3 13 (81.25%) Microsoft Project
3 13 (81.25%) PRINCE2
3 13 (81.25%) Performance Monitoring
3 13 (81.25%) Defect Management
4 11 (68.75%) ISEB
4 11 (68.75%) RUP
4 11 (68.75%) Project Management
4 11 (68.75%) Unified Process
4 11 (68.75%) Software Engineering
4 11 (68.75%) Software Testing
5 10 (62.50%) SQL
6 9 (56.25%) Oracle
6 9 (56.25%) SC Cleared
6 9 (56.25%) Security Cleared
7 8 (50.00%) BMC
8 7 (43.75%) Windows
8 7 (43.75%) SCCM
8 7 (43.75%) Romanian Language
9 6 (37.50%) C
9 6 (37.50%) WhatsUp Gold
10 5 (31.25%) vSphere
10 5 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
10 5 (31.25%) SCOM

HP Quality Center
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales 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 5 (31.25%) IIS
1 5 (31.25%) MS Exchange
1 5 (31.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (81.25%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 13 (81.25%) VLAN
2 5 (31.25%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (31.25%) SQL Server
1 5 (31.25%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) HP UFT
1 2 (12.50%) LoadRunner
2 1 (6.25%) Selenium
General
1 7 (43.75%) Romanian Language
Job Titles
1 13 (81.25%) Test Engineer
2 5 (31.25%) Network Engineer
3 4 (25.00%) Systems Test Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Active Directory Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) Deployment Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Information Systems Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) Network Systems Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) Release Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Automation Test Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) QC Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Software Test Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (12.50%) CMDB
3 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (43.75%) Windows
2 5 (31.25%) Windows Server
2 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (87.50%) Test Automation
1 14 (87.50%) Test Scripting
2 13 (81.25%) Configuration Management
2 13 (81.25%) Defect Management
2 13 (81.25%) Performance Monitoring
2 13 (81.25%) PRINCE2
2 13 (81.25%) Test Management
3 11 (68.75%) Project Management
3 11 (68.75%) RUP
3 11 (68.75%) Software Engineering
3 11 (68.75%) Software Testing
3 11 (68.75%) Unified Process
4 5 (31.25%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (25.00%) Network Management
6 2 (12.50%) Change Management
6 2 (12.50%) ITIL
6 2 (12.50%) ITSM
6 2 (12.50%) Release Management
6 2 (12.50%) Service Delivery
6 2 (12.50%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (62.50%) SQL
2 6 (37.50%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (68.75%) ISEB
2 9 (56.25%) SC Cleared
2 9 (56.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) QA
System Software
1 5 (31.25%) Active Directory
1 5 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (31.25%) VMware Workstation
1 5 (31.25%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (43.75%) SCCM
2 6 (37.50%) WhatsUp Gold
3 5 (31.25%) SCOM
4 2 (12.50%) BMC Marimba
4 2 (12.50%) WSUS
Vendors
1 15 (93.75%) HP
2 14 (87.50%) Microsoft
3 9 (56.25%) Oracle
4 8 (50.00%) BMC
5 5 (31.25%) VMware
6 2 (12.50%) IBM
6 2 (12.50%) Remedy
6 2 (12.50%) ServiceNow