The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Swindon 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)
Wiltshire / Swindon
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 38 43
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 0 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon - 0.92% 0.26%
As % of the Systems Management category - 11.54% 5.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Median daily rate - £360 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +9.09%  
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 Swindon with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
Swindon
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 17 26 17
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Swindon 4.91% 7.98% 4.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 16 8
Median daily rate £475 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.58% +3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £338 £194
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £450 £437
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 4
Median hourly rate - £19.00 £16.28
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +16.72%  
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 Swindon

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Swindon 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 Swindon

HP Quality Center
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for HP Quality Center in Swindon

HP Quality Center
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for HP Quality Center in Swindon

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 Swindon region with a requirement for HP Quality Center.

1 6 (85.71%) .NET
1 6 (85.71%) SQL Server
1 6 (85.71%) IIS
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
1 6 (85.71%) Active Directory
1 6 (85.71%) ASP.NET
1 6 (85.71%) Firewall
1 6 (85.71%) Finance
1 6 (85.71%) Sourcefire
1 6 (85.71%) Snort
1 6 (85.71%) Intrusion Detection
1 6 (85.71%) Software Testing
1 6 (85.71%) ISTQB
1 6 (85.71%) WCF
1 6 (85.71%) Data Protection
1 6 (85.71%) PCI DSS
1 6 (85.71%) AppFabric
1 6 (85.71%) Test Planning
1 6 (85.71%) Defect Management
1 6 (85.71%) Threat Modelling
2 5 (71.43%) Network Security
2 5 (71.43%) Web Services
2 5 (71.43%) ETL
2 5 (71.43%) ISEB
3 4 (57.14%) CISM
3 4 (57.14%) PRINCE2
3 4 (57.14%) Management Information System
3 4 (57.14%) Banking
3 4 (57.14%) CHECK Team Member
3 4 (57.14%) CREST Certified

HP Quality Center
Co-occurring IT Skills in Swindon 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 6 (85.71%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (42.86%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 6 (85.71%) Firewall
1 6 (85.71%) Intrusion Detection
2 5 (71.43%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (85.71%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (85.71%) Finance
2 4 (57.14%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Tester
2 3 (42.86%) Security Tester
3 2 (28.57%) Test Specialist
4 1 (14.29%) Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Security Specialist
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Test Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (85.71%) .NET
1 6 (85.71%) AppFabric
1 6 (85.71%) ASP.NET
1 6 (85.71%) WCF
2 5 (71.43%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Data Protection
1 6 (85.71%) Defect Management
1 6 (85.71%) Software Testing
1 6 (85.71%) Test Planning
1 6 (85.71%) Threat Modelling
2 5 (71.43%) ETL
3 4 (57.14%) Information Security
3 4 (57.14%) PRINCE2
4 3 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (14.29%) Security Testing
Qualifications
1 6 (85.71%) ISTQB
2 5 (71.43%) ISEB
3 4 (57.14%) CHECK Team Member
3 4 (57.14%) CISM
3 4 (57.14%) CREST Certified
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (85.71%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (85.71%) Active Directory
1 6 (85.71%) Snort
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
1 6 (85.71%) Sourcefire