The table below looks at the statistics for HP SIM skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HP SIM over the 3 months to 3 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP Systems Insight Manager (HP SIM)
Rank 209 196 222
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +26
Contract jobs citing HP SIM 2 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.034% 0.017% 0.028%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.45% 0.19% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -17.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £28.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £24.13 £20.15
% change year-on-year
- +19.72%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Systems Management Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
449 527 407
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 7.73% 9.14% 5.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 337 376 287
Average daily rate £425 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £250 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £345
% change year-on-year
+10.29% -1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 21
Average hourly rate £14.50 £18.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.62% -17.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.08 £17.54 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.43 £116.09 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £19.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+10.25% -13.33%

HP SIM
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing HP SIM across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

HP SIM Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

HP SIM
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing HP SIM across the City of London region.

HP SIM Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

HP SIM
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing HP SIM across the City of London region.

HP SIM Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

HP SIM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing HP SIM also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited HP SIM.

1 9 (100.00%) HP
2 6 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 6 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (66.67%) VMware
2 6 (66.67%) Windows
2 6 (66.67%) Citrix
2 6 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (66.67%) XenApp
2 6 (66.67%) vSphere
3 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (55.56%) Clustering
3 5 (55.56%) Finance
4 4 (44.44%) Replication
4 4 (44.44%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (44.44%) Thin Client
4 4 (44.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (44.44%) Tivoli
4 4 (44.44%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (44.44%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (44.44%) SAN
4 4 (44.44%) ITIL
4 4 (44.44%) Cisco
4 4 (44.44%) IBM
4 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
4 4 (44.44%) MCSE
4 4 (44.44%) MS Excel
4 4 (44.44%) LAN
4 4 (44.44%) WAN
4 4 (44.44%) Ethernet

HP SIM
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing HP SIM also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited HP SIM. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (44.44%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) LAN
1 4 (44.44%) WAN
1 4 (44.44%) Ethernet
1 4 (44.44%) SAN
2 1 (11.11%) DNS
General
1 5 (55.56%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Banking
2 1 (11.11%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Systems Administrator
1 6 (66.67%) Administrator
2 4 (44.44%) Server Administrator
2 4 (44.44%) Windows Administrator
2 4 (44.44%) SAN Administrator
2 4 (44.44%) Windows Systems Administrator
3 3 (33.33%) Hardware Engineer
4 2 (22.22%) Senior Systems Administrator
4 2 (22.22%) Desktop Engineer
4 2 (22.22%) Wintel Administrator
4 2 (22.22%) Wintel Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Clustering
2 4 (44.44%) Fat Client
2 4 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (44.44%) Thin Client
2 4 (44.44%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 6 (66.67%) Windows
1 6 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
1 6 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) ITIL
1 4 (44.44%) Disaster Recovery
1 4 (44.44%) Server Building
2 3 (33.33%) Asset Management
2 3 (33.33%) Incident Management
2 3 (33.33%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) VB
1 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) MCSE
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (44.44%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (44.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 6 (66.67%) XenApp
1 6 (66.67%) vSphere
2 4 (44.44%) VMware Server
2 4 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (22.22%) VMware ESX
3 2 (22.22%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (44.44%) Tivoli
1 4 (44.44%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (22.22%) BMC PATROL
2 2 (22.22%) SCCM
2 2 (22.22%) SCOM
3 1 (11.11%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Control-M
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) HP
2 6 (66.67%) Citrix
2 6 (66.67%) VMware
3 4 (44.44%) Cisco
3 4 (44.44%) IBM
3 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
3 4 (44.44%) 3PAR
4 3 (33.33%) Siemens
4 3 (33.33%) Compaq
4 3 (33.33%) Fujitsu Siemens
5 2 (22.22%) BMC