The table below looks at the statistics for HP SIM skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HP SIM over the 3 months to 4 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP Systems Insight Manager (HP SIM)
Rank 569 519 534
Rank change year-on-year
-50 +15
Contract jobs citing HP SIM 18 49 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.035% 0.099% 0.047%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.42% 1.25% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 18 8
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£400 £301 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.96% -15.26%
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £301 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.37% -17.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £24.13 £27.90
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -13.53%
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 England region.

Systems Management Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
4285 3928 3593
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 8.30% 7.96% 7.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 2657 2320 2038
Average daily rate £408 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.16% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £345 £345
% change year-on-year
+8.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 127 126 161
Average hourly rate £23.00 £19.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.05% -15.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.43 £31.50 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.32 £18.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+13.72% -16.66%

HP SIM
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

HP SIM Jobs Demand Trend in England

HP SIM
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

HP SIM Daily Rate Trend in England

HP SIM
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HP SIM across the England region over the 3 months to 4 August 2015.

HP SIM Daily Rate Histogram in England

HP SIM
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

HP SIM Hourly Rate Trend in England

HP SIM
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HP SIM within the England region over the 3 months to 4 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -6 9 £400 +17.73% 2
South East -34 5 £320 +6.52% 2
North East - 3 £275 -
Yorkshire -26 1 £400 -
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HP SIM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 37 (97.37%) HP
2 32 (84.21%) Windows
3 30 (78.95%) VMware
4 26 (68.42%) Active Directory
5 24 (63.16%) Citrix
5 24 (63.16%) Windows Server 2008
6 22 (57.89%) Windows Server 2003
7 21 (55.26%) Microsoft
8 19 (50.00%) PowerShell
8 19 (50.00%) XenApp
9 18 (47.37%) VMware Infrastructure
9 18 (47.37%) vSphere
10 14 (36.84%) SCCM
10 14 (36.84%) DNS
11 13 (34.21%) Finance
12 12 (31.58%) SAN
12 12 (31.58%) MS Excel
13 11 (28.95%) Microsoft Certification
13 11 (28.95%) VMware ESX
14 10 (26.32%) Clustering
14 10 (26.32%) SharePoint
14 10 (26.32%) ITIL
15 9 (23.68%) SQL
15 9 (23.68%) VBScript
15 9 (23.68%) Analytical Skills
16 8 (21.05%) MCSE
16 8 (21.05%) IBM
16 8 (21.05%) BMC
16 8 (21.05%) BMC PATROL
16 8 (21.05%) Disaster Recovery

HP SIM
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 10 (26.32%) SharePoint
2 5 (13.16%) MS Exchange
3 4 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (7.89%) IIS
5 2 (5.26%) OpenStack
5 2 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (2.63%) Lync
6 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 12 (31.58%) MS Excel
2 3 (7.89%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (36.84%) DNS
2 12 (31.58%) SAN
3 5 (13.16%) Firewall
3 5 (13.16%) LAN
3 5 (13.16%) WAN
3 5 (13.16%) TCP/IP
4 4 (10.53%) Ethernet
5 3 (7.89%) VLAN
5 3 (7.89%) DHCP
6 2 (5.26%) NAS
6 2 (5.26%) NetScaler
6 2 (5.26%) SNMP
6 2 (5.26%) SMTP
Development Applications
1 3 (7.89%) Wise Package Studio
2 2 (5.26%) Subversion
General
1 13 (34.21%) Finance
2 6 (15.79%) Banking
3 1 (2.63%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.63%) Law
3 1 (2.63%) Legal
3 1 (2.63%) Games
Job Titles
1 9 (23.68%) Administrator
2 7 (18.42%) Systems Administrator
2 7 (18.42%) Wintel Engineer
3 6 (15.79%) Windows Administrator
3 6 (15.79%) Server Administrator
4 4 (10.53%) SAN Administrator
4 4 (10.53%) Windows Systems Administrator
4 4 (10.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) Desktop Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) Hardware Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) Senior Systems Administrator
5 3 (7.89%) Wintel Administrator
5 3 (7.89%) Wintel Systems Administrator
6 2 (5.26%) Data Centre Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Citrix Support
6 2 (5.26%) Wintel Support
6 2 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (5.26%) Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) Server Engineer
7 1 (2.63%) Infrastructure Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (15.79%) Application Packaging
2 3 (7.89%) Software Packaging
3 2 (5.26%) XML
3 2 (5.26%) Middleware
3 2 (5.26%) OLE
3 2 (5.26%) OLE DB
4 1 (2.63%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 10 (26.32%) Clustering
2 9 (23.68%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (15.79%) Fat Client
3 6 (15.79%) Thin Client
3 6 (15.79%) Replication
4 4 (10.53%) Data Centre
5 3 (7.89%) PKI
6 2 (5.26%) Private Cloud
6 2 (5.26%) EMC VNX
7 1 (2.63%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 32 (84.21%) Windows
2 24 (63.16%) Windows Server 2008
3 22 (57.89%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (21.05%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (15.79%) Windows XP
6 4 (10.53%) Windows 7
7 3 (7.89%) Windows 2000
8 2 (5.26%) UNIX
8 2 (5.26%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (26.32%) ITIL
2 8 (21.05%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (15.79%) Incident Management
4 5 (13.16%) Change Control
4 5 (13.16%) Server Building
5 4 (10.53%) Business Continuity
6 3 (7.89%) Software Deployment
6 3 (7.89%) Asset Management
6 3 (7.89%) Malware Detection\Protection
7 2 (5.26%) Patch Management
7 2 (5.26%) Kalman Filter
7 2 (5.26%) Line Management
7 2 (5.26%) Low Latency
7 2 (5.26%) Network Monitoring
7 2 (5.26%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (5.26%) ITSM
7 2 (5.26%) Project Management
7 2 (5.26%) Service Delivery
7 2 (5.26%) Change Management
8 1 (2.63%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 19 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 9 (23.68%) SQL
2 9 (23.68%) VBScript
3 5 (13.16%) VB
4 2 (5.26%) C#
5 1 (2.63%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (28.95%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (21.05%) MCSE
3 7 (18.42%) Security Cleared
4 5 (13.16%) SC Cleared
5 4 (10.53%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (7.89%) MCITP
6 3 (7.89%) Degree
7 2 (5.26%) CCNA
7 2 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (2.63%) HP ASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.79%) SLA
2 4 (10.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.63%) BS25999
System Software
1 26 (68.42%) Active Directory
2 19 (50.00%) XenApp
3 18 (47.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (47.37%) vSphere
4 11 (28.95%) VMware ESX
5 5 (13.16%) XenDesktop
6 4 (10.53%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (10.53%) VMware Server
6 4 (10.53%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (7.89%) Xen
7 3 (7.89%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 3 (7.89%) Hyper-V
8 2 (5.26%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 2 (5.26%) Terminal Services
8 2 (5.26%) ISA Server
9 1 (2.63%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 14 (36.84%) SCCM
2 8 (21.05%) BMC PATROL
3 7 (18.42%) SCOM
4 5 (13.16%) HP Data Protector
4 5 (13.16%) CA Single Sign-On
5 4 (10.53%) ARCserve
5 4 (10.53%) Tivoli
5 4 (10.53%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 4 (10.53%) SCVMM
6 3 (7.89%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 3 (7.89%) Unicenter
6 3 (7.89%) Norton AntiVirus
6 3 (7.89%) NetBackup
6 3 (7.89%) McAfee ePO
6 3 (7.89%) EdgeSight
7 2 (5.26%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
7 2 (5.26%) SCOrch
7 2 (5.26%) Control-M
7 2 (5.26%) WSUS
8 1 (2.63%) OpenView
Vendors
1 37 (97.37%) HP
2 30 (78.95%) VMware
3 24 (63.16%) Citrix
4 21 (55.26%) Microsoft
5 8 (21.05%) SolarWinds
5 8 (21.05%) IBM
5 8 (21.05%) BMC
6 7 (18.42%) Symantec
6 7 (18.42%) McAfee
7 6 (15.79%) CA
8 5 (13.16%) Cisco
9 4 (10.53%) Compaq
9 4 (10.53%) EMC
9 4 (10.53%) 3PAR
10 3 (7.89%) Fujitsu Siemens
10 3 (7.89%) Lumension
10 3 (7.89%) ServiceNow
10 3 (7.89%) Siemens
11 2 (5.26%) Veritas
11 2 (5.26%) Websense