The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 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)
UK / Wales
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 58 55 76
Rank change year-on-year -3 +21  
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 2 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.32% 0.71% 0.68%
As % of the Systems Management category 3.08% 7.14% 9.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 3
Median daily rate £300 £335 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.44% +11.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £308 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £366 £404
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 Wales with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 65 56 64
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 10.53% 9.93% 7.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 38 40
Median daily rate £345 £450 £384
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.33% +17.26%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £301 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £520 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +12.50% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.85% -  
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 Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wales 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 Wales

HP Quality Center
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for HP Quality Center in Wales

HP Quality Center
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing HP Quality Center in Wales over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for HP Quality Center in Wales

HP Quality Center
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for HP Quality Center in Wales

HP Quality Center
Contract Job Locations in 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 Wales region over the 3 months to 23 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales -4 1 £125 -62.68%
West Wales - 1 £475 -
HP Quality Center
UK

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 Wales region with a requirement for HP Quality Center.

1 6 (66.67%) HP
2 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (44.44%) XML
3 4 (44.44%) PRINCE2
4 3 (33.33%) UML
4 3 (33.33%) SOA
4 3 (33.33%) Java
4 3 (33.33%) Perl
4 3 (33.33%) Oracle
4 3 (33.33%) ISEB
4 3 (33.33%) Business Analysis
4 3 (33.33%) Thunderhead
4 3 (33.33%) ISTQB
4 3 (33.33%) JIRA
4 3 (33.33%) Use Case
4 3 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (33.33%) Test Scripting
4 3 (33.33%) Waterfall
4 3 (33.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 3 (33.33%) User Stories
4 3 (33.33%) Defect Management
5 2 (22.22%) ServiceNow
5 2 (22.22%) Integration Testing
5 2 (22.22%) Test Management
5 2 (22.22%) System Integration Testing
5 2 (22.22%) SCCM
5 2 (22.22%) Performance Testing
5 2 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (22.22%) CBAP
5 2 (22.22%) WSUS

HP Quality Center
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 3 (33.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (11.11%) Amazon CloudWatch
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) DHCP
1 1 (11.11%) DNS
1 1 (11.11%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) GIS
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) JIRA
2 2 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (11.11%) HP UFT
3 1 (11.11%) Jenkins
3 1 (11.11%) LoadRunner
3 1 (11.11%) TestDirector
3 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Business Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Business Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Test Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Coordinator
4 1 (11.11%) Deployment Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Lead Test Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Release Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Infrastructure Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Test Coordinator
4 1 (11.11%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) XML
2 1 (11.11%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
1 2 (22.22%) NHS
2 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) AIX
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
1 1 (11.11%) Mac OS X
1 1 (11.11%) Unix
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
1 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
1 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
1 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) PRINCE2
3 3 (33.33%) Business Analysis
3 3 (33.33%) Defect Management
3 3 (33.33%) SOA
3 3 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 3 (33.33%) UML
3 3 (33.33%) Use Case
3 3 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (33.33%) User Stories
3 3 (33.33%) Waterfall
4 2 (22.22%) Integration Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Performance Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Regression Testing
4 2 (22.22%) System Integration Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Test Management
5 1 (11.11%) ITSM
5 1 (11.11%) Service Management
5 1 (11.11%) Software Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) Java
1 3 (33.33%) Perl
2 2 (22.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) ISEB
1 3 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 2 (22.22%) CBAP
3 1 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (11.11%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) SCCM
1 2 (22.22%) WSUS
2 1 (11.11%) Ansible
2 1 (11.11%) BMC Marimba
2 1 (11.11%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (11.11%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (11.11%) Puppet
2 1 (11.11%) Tivoli
2 1 (11.11%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) HP
2 3 (33.33%) Oracle
2 3 (33.33%) Thunderhead
3 2 (22.22%) BMC
3 2 (22.22%) IBM
3 2 (22.22%) ServiceNow
4 1 (11.11%) Apple
4 1 (11.11%) McAfee
4 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
4 1 (11.11%) Remedy
4 1 (11.11%) Veritas
4 1 (11.11%) VMware