The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Southampton 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 April 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)
Hampshire / Southampton
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 34 35
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 0 2 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton - 0.70% 3.55%
As % of the Systems Management category - 4.88% 24.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 13
Median daily rate - £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £330
% change year-on-year +7.69% -1.51%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £50.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year - +63.93%  

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 Southampton with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
Southampton
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 11 41 61
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Southampton 4.30% 14.29% 14.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 24 39
Median daily rate £525 £375 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +40.00% -2.59%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £213 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £583 £425 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Median hourly rate £19.50 £21.00 £17.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.14% +20.86%  
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 Southampton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Southampton 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 Southampton

HP Quality Center
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for HP Quality Center in Southampton

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

1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Hyperion
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) Test Management
1 1 (100.00%) Test Strategy

HP Quality Center
Co-occurring IT Skills in Southampton 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:

General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Test Leader
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) Test Management
1 1 (100.00%) Test Strategy
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Hyperion