Period
to 24 February 2018

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 6 months to 24 February 2018 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
6 months to
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 68 101 101
Rank change year-on-year +33 0 -28
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 35 7 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 2.45% 0.47% 0.92%
As % of the Systems Management category 16.43% 3.98% 11.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 7 9
Wales median daily rate £350 £413 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.15% +17.86% +21.74%
10th Percentile £311 £313 £268
90th Percentile £450 £435 £410
UK median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wales median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £45.00 £35.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year +28.57% -30.00% +45.99%

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 Wales with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 213 176 114
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 14.88% 11.80% 8.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 141 85
Wales median daily rate £420 £475 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.58% +35.71% -
10th Percentile £293 £290 £131
90th Percentile £579 £600 £475
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 4
Wales median hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £10.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.26% +95.00% -29.82%
10th Percentile £14.90 £16.10 £9.08
90th Percentile £36.29 £21.95 £17.30
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% - +0.23%

HP Quality Center
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

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 6 months to 24 February 2018.

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 6 months to 24 February 2018. 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
South Wales +31 33 £368 -10.91% 2
HP Quality Center
UK

For the 6 months to 24 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing HP Quality Center also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Wales region with a requirement for HP Quality Center.

1 33 (94.29%) HP
2 32 (91.43%) Test Management
3 31 (88.57%) Defect Management
3 31 (88.57%) HP ALM
4 25 (71.43%) SC Cleared
4 25 (71.43%) Security Cleared
5 17 (48.57%) Test Scripting
6 16 (45.71%) Microsoft
6 16 (45.71%) Requirements Management
6 16 (45.71%) Test Automation
7 15 (42.86%) Performance Monitoring
7 15 (42.86%) VLAN
7 15 (42.86%) PRINCE2
7 15 (42.86%) Microsoft Project
7 15 (42.86%) Configuration Management
8 13 (37.14%) Project Management
8 13 (37.14%) RUP
8 13 (37.14%) Software Engineering
8 13 (37.14%) Unified Process
9 11 (31.43%) Software Testing
9 11 (31.43%) ISEB
10 10 (28.57%) Windows
10 10 (28.57%) SQL
11 9 (25.71%) Oracle
11 9 (25.71%) C
11 9 (25.71%) Romanian Language
11 9 (25.71%) SCCM
12 8 (22.86%) BMC
12 8 (22.86%) Test Strategy
13 7 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012

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 7 (20.00%) IIS
1 7 (20.00%) MS Exchange
1 7 (20.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 15 (42.86%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 15 (42.86%) VLAN
2 7 (20.00%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 7 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (5.71%) HP UFT
1 2 (5.71%) LoadRunner
2 1 (2.86%) Selenium
General
1 9 (25.71%) Romanian Language
Job Titles
1 17 (48.57%) Test Manager
2 15 (42.86%) Test Engineer
3 5 (14.29%) Network Engineer
4 4 (11.43%) Systems Test Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Active Directory Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Deployment Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Information Systems Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Network Systems Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Release Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Test Validation Manager
7 1 (2.86%) QC Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) SAP Manager
7 1 (2.86%) SAP Test Manager
7 1 (2.86%) Software Manager
7 1 (2.86%) Software Test Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Software Test Manager
7 1 (2.86%) Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.43%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.71%) CMDB
3 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (28.57%) Windows
2 7 (20.00%) Windows Server
2 7 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.86%) Windows 10
3 1 (2.86%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (91.43%) Test Management
2 31 (88.57%) Defect Management
3 17 (48.57%) Test Scripting
4 16 (45.71%) Requirements Management
4 16 (45.71%) Test Automation
5 15 (42.86%) Configuration Management
5 15 (42.86%) Performance Monitoring
5 15 (42.86%) PRINCE2
6 13 (37.14%) Project Management
6 13 (37.14%) RUP
6 13 (37.14%) Software Engineering
6 13 (37.14%) Unified Process
7 11 (31.43%) Software Testing
8 8 (22.86%) Test Strategy
9 7 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
10 4 (11.43%) Network Management
11 2 (5.71%) ITSM
11 2 (5.71%) Release Management
11 2 (5.71%) User Acceptance Testing
11 2 (5.71%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 10 (28.57%) SQL
2 9 (25.71%) C
Qualifications
1 25 (71.43%) SC Cleared
1 25 (71.43%) Security Cleared
2 11 (31.43%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.57%) QA
2 1 (2.86%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 7 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 7 (20.00%) VMware Workstation
1 7 (20.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 31 (88.57%) HP ALM
2 9 (25.71%) SCCM
3 7 (20.00%) SCOM
4 6 (17.14%) WhatsUp Gold
5 2 (5.71%) BMC Marimba
5 2 (5.71%) WSUS
Vendors
1 33 (94.29%) HP
2 16 (45.71%) Microsoft
3 9 (25.71%) Oracle
4 8 (22.86%) BMC
5 7 (20.00%) VMware
6 2 (5.71%) IBM
6 2 (5.71%) Remedy
6 2 (5.71%) ServiceNow
7 1 (2.86%) SAP