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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP Systems Insight Manager (HP SIM)
Rank 520 489 466
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -23
Contract jobs citing HP SIM 35 45 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.076% 0.10% 0.10%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.92% 1.38% 1.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 19 21
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£500 £378 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.45% +7.85%
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.94% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £13.65 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.65 £10.00 -
% change year-on-year
+36.50% -
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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
3815 3253 2737
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 8.25% 7.31% 6.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 2341 1926 1508
Average daily rate £425 £395 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.59% +5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £222 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £334 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.41% -4.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 123 137 202
Average hourly rate £20.53 £21.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.23% -16.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.75 £13.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £33.88 £41.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £21.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -17.64%

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 27 January 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 27 January 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -3 23 £500 +33.33% 2
South East -28 6 £380 -2.56% 5
East Midlands +11 2 - - 2
East of England -1 2 £350 +34.61% 2
South West -22 2 - - 5
Yorkshire - - - -
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HP SIM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 95 (98.96%) HP
2 87 (90.63%) Windows
3 78 (81.25%) VMware
4 65 (67.71%) Microsoft
5 54 (56.25%) Windows Server 2008
6 50 (52.08%) Active Directory
7 44 (45.83%) Citrix
8 41 (42.71%) Windows Server 2003
9 40 (41.67%) DNS
10 39 (40.63%) ITIL
11 36 (37.50%) MS Excel
11 36 (37.50%) XenApp
12 35 (36.46%) VMware Infrastructure
12 35 (36.46%) SharePoint
13 31 (32.29%) CA
13 31 (32.29%) SCOM
14 30 (31.25%) PowerShell
15 29 (30.21%) MS Exchange
15 29 (30.21%) SQL
16 28 (29.17%) DHCP
16 28 (29.17%) TCP/IP
16 28 (29.17%) vSphere
16 28 (29.17%) SCCM
17 26 (27.08%) Security Cleared
17 26 (27.08%) SAN
18 23 (23.96%) XenDesktop
18 23 (23.96%) Incident Management
19 21 (21.88%) VMware ESXi
20 20 (20.83%) IBM
20 20 (20.83%) Middleware

HP SIM
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 35 (36.46%) SharePoint
2 29 (30.21%) MS Exchange
3 16 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
4 13 (13.54%) IIS
4 13 (13.54%) OpenStack
5 10 (10.42%) Exchange Server 2003
6 8 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
7 6 (6.25%) Apache
7 6 (6.25%) IBM Notes
8 5 (5.21%) Exchange Server 2013
9 4 (4.17%) Lync
10 2 (2.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 1 (1.04%) WorkSite
Applications
1 36 (37.50%) MS Excel
2 7 (7.29%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.04%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.04%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 40 (41.67%) DNS
2 28 (29.17%) DHCP
2 28 (29.17%) TCP/IP
3 26 (27.08%) SAN
4 18 (18.75%) NetScaler
5 16 (16.67%) NAS
6 13 (13.54%) Firewall
6 13 (13.54%) SMTP
7 4 (4.17%) SNMP
8 3 (3.13%) LAN
8 3 (3.13%) WAN
9 2 (2.08%) FTP
9 2 (2.08%) SSH
9 2 (2.08%) X.25
9 2 (2.08%) Fibre Channel
9 2 (2.08%) Cisco Nexus
9 2 (2.08%) VLAN
9 2 (2.08%) OpenLDAP
10 1 (1.04%) iSCSI
10 1 (1.04%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (11.46%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.08%) NonStop SQL
2 2 (2.08%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (2.08%) MSI
1 2 (2.08%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 20 (20.83%) Finance
2 10 (10.42%) Banking
2 10 (10.42%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.13%) Financial Institution
3 3 (3.13%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.08%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.04%) Law
5 1 (1.04%) Legal
Job Titles
1 34 (35.42%) Administrator
2 30 (31.25%) Systems Administrator
3 14 (14.58%) Senior Systems Administrator
3 14 (14.58%) Analyst
4 13 (13.54%) Wintel Engineer
4 13 (13.54%) Wintel Analyst
5 8 (8.33%) Storage Administrator
5 8 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 8 (8.33%) Storage Systems Administrator
6 6 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
7 5 (5.21%) Wintel Systems Administrator
7 5 (5.21%) Wintel Administrator
7 5 (5.21%) Support Engineer
7 5 (5.21%) Wintel Support
8 4 (4.17%) Windows Administrator
8 4 (4.17%) Consultant
9 3 (3.13%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (3.13%) Windows Systems Administrator
9 3 (3.13%) Citrix Engineer
10 2 (2.08%) Server Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (20.83%) Middleware
2 9 (9.38%) Application Packaging
3 4 (4.17%) XML
4 2 (2.08%) OLE
4 2 (2.08%) OLE DB
4 2 (2.08%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 19 (19.79%) Replication
2 16 (16.67%) Clustering
2 16 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (5.21%) Management Information System
4 4 (4.17%) Thin Client
4 4 (4.17%) Fat Client
5 3 (3.13%) CMDB
6 2 (2.08%) Tandem
6 2 (2.08%) AS400
6 2 (2.08%) Mainframe
6 2 (2.08%) Blackberry
6 2 (2.08%) EqualLogic
7 1 (1.04%) HP StorageWorks
7 1 (1.04%) Open Source
7 1 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 87 (90.63%) Windows
2 54 (56.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 41 (42.71%) Windows Server 2003
4 13 (13.54%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (9.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (9.38%) Linux
6 3 (3.13%) Windows 7
6 3 (3.13%) Windows 2000
6 3 (3.13%) Windows XP
7 2 (2.08%) UNIX
7 2 (2.08%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (40.63%) ITIL
2 23 (23.96%) Incident Management
3 14 (14.58%) Low Latency
3 14 (14.58%) Mentoring
3 14 (14.58%) ITSM
4 13 (13.54%) Project Management
5 9 (9.38%) Capacity Management
6 6 (6.25%) Change Management
6 6 (6.25%) Problem Management
6 6 (6.25%) Change Control
7 5 (5.21%) Knowledge Management
7 5 (5.21%) E-Commerce
8 4 (4.17%) Migration
8 4 (4.17%) Service Delivery
8 4 (4.17%) Capacity Planning
9 3 (3.13%) Operations Management
9 3 (3.13%) Server Monitoring
9 3 (3.13%) ITIL V3
9 3 (3.13%) Configuration Management
9 3 (3.13%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 30 (31.25%) PowerShell
2 29 (30.21%) SQL
3 16 (16.67%) VBScript
4 13 (13.54%) C#
5 8 (8.33%) VB
6 3 (3.13%) C
7 2 (2.08%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 26 (27.08%) Security Cleared
2 18 (18.75%) SC Cleared
3 12 (12.50%) DV Cleared
4 11 (11.46%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (5.21%) MCSE
6 4 (4.17%) CCA
6 4 (4.17%) Citrix Certification
6 4 (4.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (4.17%) MCITP
7 3 (3.13%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (3.13%) Degree
7 3 (3.13%) VCP5
7 3 (3.13%) CCEA
8 1 (1.04%) CCAA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (17.71%) SLA
System Software
1 50 (52.08%) Active Directory
2 36 (37.50%) XenApp
3 35 (36.46%) VMware Infrastructure
4 28 (29.17%) vSphere
5 23 (23.96%) XenDesktop
6 21 (21.88%) VMware ESXi
7 18 (18.75%) VMware ESX
8 16 (16.67%) Hyper-V
9 14 (14.58%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 6 (6.25%) Terminal Services
10 6 (6.25%) Microsoft App-V
11 4 (4.17%) XenServer
12 3 (3.13%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 1 (1.04%) Xen
Systems Management
1 31 (32.29%) SCOM
2 28 (29.17%) SCCM
3 16 (16.67%) ARCserve
4 14 (14.58%) EdgeSight
4 14 (14.58%) SCVMM
5 12 (12.50%) NetBackup
6 10 (10.42%) BMC PATROL
7 9 (9.38%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 9 (9.38%) OpenView
8 7 (7.29%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
9 6 (6.25%) HP Data Protector
10 5 (5.21%) Backup Exec
10 5 (5.21%) Control-M
11 4 (4.17%) OpenView Configuration Management
11 4 (4.17%) SolarWinds Orion
12 3 (3.13%) Norton AntiVirus
12 3 (3.13%) Unicenter
12 3 (3.13%) CA SiteMinder
13 2 (2.08%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 2 (2.08%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 95 (98.96%) HP
2 78 (81.25%) VMware
3 65 (67.71%) Microsoft
4 44 (45.83%) Citrix
5 31 (32.29%) CA
6 20 (20.83%) IBM
7 19 (19.79%) Dell
8 18 (18.75%) Veritas
9 16 (16.67%) Symantec
9 16 (16.67%) Veeam
10 15 (15.63%) ServiceNow
11 14 (14.58%) Nimsoft
12 12 (12.50%) BMC
13 10 (10.42%) 3PAR
14 8 (8.33%) Altiris
15 7 (7.29%) SolarWinds
15 7 (7.29%) Oracle
15 7 (7.29%) Cisco
16 6 (6.25%) Lotus
17 5 (5.21%) NetApp
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