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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP Systems Insight Manager (HP SIM)
Rank 146 195 200
Rank change year-on-year
+49 +5
Contract jobs citing HP SIM 4 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.13% 0.078% 0.12%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.41% 0.98% 1.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 3
Average daily rate £400 £431 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.24% +36.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £366 £396 £309
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £466 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £380 £400
% change year-on-year
-17.76% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £19.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £63.00 £13.65 £10.00
% change year-on-year
+361.53% +36.50%
HP SIM
London

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
284 409 419
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 9.02% 7.96% 7.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 192 299 275
Average daily rate £450 £450 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £575 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £365 £341
% change year-on-year
+8.21% +6.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 5
Average hourly rate £24.00 £18.35 £14.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.79% +24.40%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.75 £21.25 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+35.29% +1.19%

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 8 February 2016, 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 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 5 (100.00%) HP
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) Citrix
2 3 (60.00%) SAN
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (40.00%) Patch Management
3 2 (40.00%) XenApp
3 2 (40.00%) XenDesktop
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (40.00%) SCOM
3 2 (40.00%) Symantec
3 2 (40.00%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (40.00%) vSphere
3 2 (40.00%) IBM
3 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (40.00%) DHCP
3 2 (40.00%) DNS
3 2 (40.00%) VMware ESX
4 1 (20.00%) Banking
4 1 (20.00%) Altiris
4 1 (20.00%) Investment Banking
4 1 (20.00%) Brocade

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

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) SAN
2 2 (40.00%) DHCP
2 2 (40.00%) DNS
3 1 (20.00%) NAS
3 1 (20.00%) NetScaler
3 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Administrator
1 2 (40.00%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Citrix Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Server Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Systems Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Wintel Systems Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Server Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Systems Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Wintel Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Wintel Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Wintel Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (20.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (20.00%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (20.00%) Windows 10
4 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Patch Management
2 1 (20.00%) Application Packaging
2 1 (20.00%) Change Management
2 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (20.00%) VB
2 1 (20.00%) VBScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (40.00%) VMware ESX
3 2 (40.00%) vSphere
3 2 (40.00%) XenApp
3 2 (40.00%) XenDesktop
4 1 (20.00%) DFS Replication
4 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (40.00%) SCOM
2 1 (20.00%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (20.00%) Control-M
2 1 (20.00%) HP Data Protector
2 1 (20.00%) SCCM
2 1 (20.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (20.00%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) HP
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) Citrix
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) IBM
3 2 (40.00%) Symantec
4 1 (20.00%) 3PAR
4 1 (20.00%) Altiris
4 1 (20.00%) BMC
4 1 (20.00%) Brocade
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco
4 1 (20.00%) ServiceNow