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 16 September 2014 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP Systems Insight Manager (HP SIM)
Rank 200 223 227
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +4
Contract jobs citing HP SIM 3 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.051% 0.028% 0.050%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.59% 0.49% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 4
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£500 - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £311 £363 £175
% change year-on-year
-14.13% +107.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £27.80 -
% change year-on-year
-9.17% -
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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
509 406 507
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 8.62% 5.67% 6.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 350 285 334
Average daily rate £425 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £343 £313
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +9.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 19 12
Average hourly rate £15.75 £24.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.37% +29.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.60 £19.50 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.45 £34.25 £37.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £21.75 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+1.14% +17.56%

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 16 September 2014, 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 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) HP
2 6 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (62.50%) PowerShell
3 5 (62.50%) vSphere
3 5 (62.50%) VMware
3 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (50.00%) Clustering
4 4 (50.00%) DNS
4 4 (50.00%) SCCM
4 4 (50.00%) SCOM
4 4 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (37.50%) VMware ESX
5 3 (37.50%) Finance
5 3 (37.50%) XenApp
5 3 (37.50%) XenDesktop
5 3 (37.50%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
5 3 (37.50%) ITIL
5 3 (37.50%) Citrix
5 3 (37.50%) BMC
5 3 (37.50%) BMC PATROL
6 2 (25.00%) Control-M
6 2 (25.00%) Banking
6 2 (25.00%) Retail
6 2 (25.00%) HP NNM
6 2 (25.00%) Investment Banking
6 2 (25.00%) Application Packaging
6 2 (25.00%) IBM
6 2 (25.00%) Linux

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

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (12.50%) SAN
2 1 (12.50%) DHCP
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Banking
2 2 (25.00%) Retail
2 2 (25.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Administrator
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Systems Administrator
2 2 (25.00%) Server Administrator
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Administrator
2 2 (25.00%) Wintel Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Wintel Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Wintel Administrator
2 2 (25.00%) Wintel Systems Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (25.00%) Linux
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
2 1 (12.50%) Change Management
2 1 (12.50%) Capacity Management
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) PowerShell
2 2 (25.00%) VBScript
2 2 (25.00%) VB
3 1 (12.50%) C
3 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) DV Cleared
1 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 6 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (62.50%) vSphere
3 4 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (37.50%) XenApp
4 3 (37.50%) XenDesktop
4 3 (37.50%) VMware ESX
5 1 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (50.00%) SCCM
1 4 (50.00%) SCOM
2 3 (37.50%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
2 3 (37.50%) BMC PATROL
3 2 (25.00%) Control-M
3 2 (25.00%) HP NNM
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) HP
2 5 (62.50%) VMware
3 3 (37.50%) Citrix
3 3 (37.50%) BMC
4 2 (25.00%) IBM
5 1 (12.50%) Cisco
5 1 (12.50%) EMC
5 1 (12.50%) Apple