Period
to 22 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 22 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
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 69 100 120
Rank change year-on-year +31 +20 -54
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 18 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 1.50% 0.42% 0.12%
As % of the Systems Management category 12.24% 4.11% 1.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 6 2
Wales median daily rate £325 £418 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.16% +11.33% +15.38%
10th Percentile £306 £353 £324
90th Percentile £376 £436 £416
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 147 146 114
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 12.28% 10.25% 6.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 108 83
Wales median daily rate £400 £453 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.60% +24.83% +3.57%
10th Percentile £168 £317 £203
90th Percentile £541 £618 £509
UK median daily rate £475 £445 £400
% change year-on-year +6.74% +11.25% +4.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 10
Wales median hourly rate £17.50 - £9.50
10th Percentile £12.40 - £9.00
90th Percentile £29.17 - £10.10
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £20.73 £19.03
% change year-on-year -15.58% +8.93% -4.42%

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 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 22 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 +22 16 £325 -22.16% 1
HP Quality Center
UK

For the 6 months to 22 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 17 (94.44%) HP
2 16 (88.89%) Microsoft
2 16 (88.89%) Test Scripting
2 16 (88.89%) Test Automation
3 15 (83.33%) Test Management
3 15 (83.33%) VLAN
3 15 (83.33%) Configuration Management
3 15 (83.33%) Microsoft Project
3 15 (83.33%) PRINCE2
3 15 (83.33%) Performance Monitoring
3 15 (83.33%) Defect Management
4 13 (72.22%) RUP
4 13 (72.22%) Project Management
4 13 (72.22%) Unified Process
4 13 (72.22%) Software Engineering
5 11 (61.11%) Software Testing
5 11 (61.11%) ISEB
6 10 (55.56%) SQL
7 9 (50.00%) Oracle
7 9 (50.00%) Windows
7 9 (50.00%) Romanian Language
7 9 (50.00%) SCCM
7 9 (50.00%) SC Cleared
7 9 (50.00%) Security Cleared
8 8 (44.44%) BMC
9 7 (38.89%) SharePoint
9 7 (38.89%) MS Exchange
9 7 (38.89%) SQL Server
9 7 (38.89%) IIS
9 7 (38.89%) VMware

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 (38.89%) IIS
1 7 (38.89%) MS Exchange
1 7 (38.89%) SharePoint
Applications
1 15 (83.33%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 15 (83.33%) VLAN
2 7 (38.89%) VSAN
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%) Selenium
General
1 9 (50.00%) Romanian Language
Job Titles
1 15 (83.33%) Test Engineer
2 5 (27.78%) Network Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) Systems Test Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Active Directory Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Deployment Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Information Systems Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Network Systems Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Release Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Automation Test Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) QC Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Software Test Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Management Information System
2 2 (11.11%) CMDB
3 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (50.00%) Windows
2 7 (38.89%) Windows Server
2 7 (38.89%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (88.89%) Test Automation
1 16 (88.89%) Test Scripting
2 15 (83.33%) Configuration Management
2 15 (83.33%) Defect Management
2 15 (83.33%) Performance Monitoring
2 15 (83.33%) PRINCE2
2 15 (83.33%) Test Management
3 13 (72.22%) Project Management
3 13 (72.22%) RUP
3 13 (72.22%) Software Engineering
3 13 (72.22%) Unified Process
4 11 (61.11%) Software Testing
5 7 (38.89%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (22.22%) 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 10 (55.56%) SQL
2 6 (33.33%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (61.11%) ISEB
2 9 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 9 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 7 (38.89%) Active Directory
1 7 (38.89%) VMware Infrastructure
1 7 (38.89%) VMware Workstation
1 7 (38.89%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (50.00%) SCCM
2 7 (38.89%) SCOM
3 6 (33.33%) WhatsUp Gold
4 2 (11.11%) BMC Marimba
4 2 (11.11%) WSUS
Vendors
1 17 (94.44%) HP
2 16 (88.89%) Microsoft
3 9 (50.00%) Oracle
4 8 (44.44%) BMC
5 7 (38.89%) VMware
6 2 (11.11%) IBM
6 2 (11.11%) Remedy
6 2 (11.11%) ServiceNow