Period
to 17 November 2017

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 17 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)
UK > Wales
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 77 97 107
Rank change year-on-year +20 +10 -42
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 18 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 1.47% 0.42% 0.18%
As % of the Systems Management category 12.16% 3.85% 2.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 6 3
Wales median daily rate £325 £418 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.16% +28.46% -
10th Percentile £306 £353 £193
90th Percentile £376 £436 £408
UK median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wales median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year - +16.67% -14.89%

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 148 156 119
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 12.06% 10.91% 7.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 113 89
Wales median daily rate £400 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +20.00% +7.14%
10th Percentile £168 £325 £197
90th Percentile £532 £617 £507
UK median daily rate £475 £440 £400
% change year-on-year +7.95% +10.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 9
Wales median hourly rate £17.50 - £9.50
10th Percentile £12.40 - £9.00
90th Percentile £29.17 - £10.00
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £21.50 £19.03
% change year-on-year -18.60% +12.98% -2.41%

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 17 November 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 6 months to 17 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
South Wales +16 15 £325 -22.16% 1
West Wales - 1 £475 -
HP Quality Center
UK

For the 6 months to 17 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 Wales region with a requirement for HP Quality Center.

1 16 (88.89%) HP
1 16 (88.89%) Microsoft
2 15 (83.33%) Test Scripting
2 15 (83.33%) Test Automation
2 15 (83.33%) Defect Management
3 14 (77.78%) Test Management
3 14 (77.78%) Performance Monitoring
3 14 (77.78%) Microsoft Project
3 14 (77.78%) PRINCE2
3 14 (77.78%) Configuration Management
3 14 (77.78%) VLAN
4 12 (66.67%) Software Engineering
4 12 (66.67%) Project Management
4 12 (66.67%) Unified Process
4 12 (66.67%) RUP
5 10 (55.56%) Windows
5 10 (55.56%) ISEB
5 10 (55.56%) Software Testing
5 10 (55.56%) SCCM
6 9 (50.00%) SQL
7 8 (44.44%) Oracle
7 8 (44.44%) MS Exchange
7 8 (44.44%) BMC
7 8 (44.44%) Active Directory
7 8 (44.44%) Romanian Language
7 8 (44.44%) VMware
7 8 (44.44%) SC Cleared
7 8 (44.44%) Security Cleared
7 8 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
7 8 (44.44%) Windows 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 8 (44.44%) MS Exchange
2 7 (38.89%) IIS
2 7 (38.89%) SharePoint
3 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 14 (77.78%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.56%) Amazon CloudWatch
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (5.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (77.78%) VLAN
2 7 (38.89%) VSAN
3 1 (5.56%) DHCP
3 1 (5.56%) DNS
3 1 (5.56%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (38.89%) SQL Server
1 7 (38.89%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) HP UFT
1 2 (11.11%) LoadRunner
2 1 (5.56%) Jenkins
2 1 (5.56%) Selenium
2 1 (5.56%) TestDirector
General
1 8 (44.44%) Romanian Language
Job Titles
1 14 (77.78%) Test Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) Network Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) Systems Test Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Active Directory Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Deployment Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Information Systems Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Network Systems Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Release Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Automation Test Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) QC Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Software Test Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Infrastructure Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Management Information System
2 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.11%) CMDB
3 1 (5.56%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 10 (55.56%) Windows
2 8 (44.44%) Windows Server
2 8 (44.44%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (5.56%) AIX
3 1 (5.56%) Linux
3 1 (5.56%) Mac OS X
3 1 (5.56%) Unix
3 1 (5.56%) Windows 7
3 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (83.33%) Defect Management
1 15 (83.33%) Test Automation
1 15 (83.33%) Test Scripting
2 14 (77.78%) Configuration Management
2 14 (77.78%) Performance Monitoring
2 14 (77.78%) PRINCE2
2 14 (77.78%) Test Management
3 12 (66.67%) Project Management
3 12 (66.67%) RUP
3 12 (66.67%) Software Engineering
3 12 (66.67%) Unified Process
4 10 (55.56%) Software Testing
5 7 (38.89%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (16.67%) Network Management
7 2 (11.11%) Change Management
7 2 (11.11%) ITIL
7 2 (11.11%) ITSM
7 2 (11.11%) Release Management
7 2 (11.11%) Service Delivery
7 2 (11.11%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (50.00%) SQL
2 5 (27.78%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (55.56%) ISEB
2 8 (44.44%) SC Cleared
2 8 (44.44%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 8 (44.44%) Active Directory
1 8 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (38.89%) VMware Workstation
2 7 (38.89%) vSphere
3 1 (5.56%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (5.56%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 10 (55.56%) SCCM
2 7 (38.89%) SCOM
3 5 (27.78%) WhatsUp Gold
4 3 (16.67%) WSUS
5 2 (11.11%) BMC Marimba
6 1 (5.56%) Ansible
6 1 (5.56%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (5.56%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (5.56%) Puppet
6 1 (5.56%) Tivoli
6 1 (5.56%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 16 (88.89%) HP
1 16 (88.89%) Microsoft
2 8 (44.44%) BMC
2 8 (44.44%) Oracle
2 8 (44.44%) VMware
3 3 (16.67%) IBM
3 3 (16.67%) ServiceNow
4 2 (11.11%) Remedy
5 1 (5.56%) Apple
5 1 (5.56%) McAfee
5 1 (5.56%) Veritas