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 18 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP Systems Insight Manager (HP SIM)
Rank 528 539 527
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -12
Contract jobs citing HP SIM 60 19 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.040% 0.089%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.50% 0.55% 1.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 9 30
Average daily rate
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£338 £340 £344
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.73% -1.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £201 £170 £164
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £510 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £324 £386 £190
% change year-on-year
-16.18% +103.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 2
Average hourly rate £25.25 £27.80 £29.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.17% -5.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.63 £27.80 £29.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.75 £27.80 £29.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £27.80 -
% change year-on-year
-9.17% -
HP SIM
UK

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
4013 3446 3434
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 7.69% 7.25% 6.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 2396 2072 1830
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £313
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +8.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 148 152 161
Average hourly rate £21.73 £22.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.42% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.58 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.50 £18.25
% change year-on-year
-4.25% +28.76%

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 18 September 2014.

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 18 September 2014. 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 +9 20 £420 +139.85% 6
South East +3 16 £305 -27.92% 3
East of England -25 4 - - 1
North West -6 1 - -
West Midlands - - - -
HP SIM
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HP SIM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 98 (98.00%) HP
2 85 (85.00%) Windows
3 76 (76.00%) Active Directory
4 70 (70.00%) VMware
5 59 (59.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 58 (58.00%) Microsoft
7 51 (51.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 48 (48.00%) DNS
9 42 (42.00%) ITIL
10 39 (39.00%) Security Cleared
11 36 (36.00%) DHCP
12 35 (35.00%) vSphere
13 33 (33.00%) SLA
14 32 (32.00%) MS Excel
15 31 (31.00%) VMware Infrastructure
16 29 (29.00%) SCOM
16 29 (29.00%) NetBackup
17 28 (28.00%) SCCM
18 26 (26.00%) PowerShell
19 25 (25.00%) MS Exchange
20 24 (24.00%) Clustering
21 23 (23.00%) Finance
21 23 (23.00%) Symantec
21 23 (23.00%) DV Cleared
22 22 (22.00%) Citrix
23 20 (20.00%) SQL
23 20 (20.00%) VMware ESX
24 19 (19.00%) Capacity Management
24 19 (19.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
25 18 (18.00%) Analytical Skills

HP SIM
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 25 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 18 (18.00%) SharePoint
3 16 (16.00%) IIS
4 15 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 12 (12.00%) Exchange Server 2003
6 11 (11.00%) Exchange Server 2010
7 7 (7.00%) Exchange Server 2013
8 4 (4.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 4 (4.00%) Apache
9 3 (3.00%) IBM Notes
9 3 (3.00%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (1.00%) WorkSite
Applications
1 32 (32.00%) MS Excel
2 8 (8.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.00%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 48 (48.00%) DNS
2 36 (36.00%) DHCP
3 16 (16.00%) TCP/IP
3 16 (16.00%) Firewall
4 12 (12.00%) SAN
5 6 (6.00%) SMTP
6 3 (3.00%) SNMP
6 3 (3.00%) LAN
6 3 (3.00%) WAN
6 3 (3.00%) iSCSI
6 3 (3.00%) OpenLDAP
7 2 (2.00%) VLAN
8 1 (1.00%) Fibre Channel
8 1 (1.00%) SSH
8 1 (1.00%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (3.00%) Wise Package Studio
2 2 (2.00%) MSI
General
1 23 (23.00%) Finance
2 17 (17.00%) Telecoms
3 9 (9.00%) Banking
4 8 (8.00%) Financial Institution
5 5 (5.00%) Retail
6 2 (2.00%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 47 (47.00%) Administrator
2 37 (37.00%) Systems Administrator
3 16 (16.00%) Senior Systems Administrator
4 14 (14.00%) Windows Administrator
5 11 (11.00%) Storage Systems Administrator
5 11 (11.00%) Storage Administrator
5 11 (11.00%) Analyst
6 10 (10.00%) Support Engineer
7 9 (9.00%) Server Administrator
7 9 (9.00%) Wintel Engineer
8 8 (8.00%) Operations Analyst
9 7 (7.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 6 (6.00%) VMware Engineer
10 6 (6.00%) Wintel Administrator
10 6 (6.00%) Wintel Systems Administrator
11 5 (5.00%) Windows Systems Administrator
11 5 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support
12 4 (4.00%) 2nd Line Support
12 4 (4.00%) Senior Wintel Engineer
13 3 (3.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (11.00%) Application Packaging
2 3 (3.00%) Software Packaging
2 3 (3.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 24 (24.00%) Clustering
2 18 (18.00%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (12.00%) AS400
4 8 (8.00%) SecurID
4 8 (8.00%) VAX
4 8 (8.00%) Hedge funds
5 5 (5.00%) Management Information System
6 4 (4.00%) Replication
6 4 (4.00%) Blackberry
6 4 (4.00%) Mainframe
7 3 (3.00%) iPhone
7 3 (3.00%) iPad
8 2 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (2.00%) Computer Science
8 2 (2.00%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 85 (85.00%) Windows
2 59 (59.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 51 (51.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 17 (17.00%) Linux
5 16 (16.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (12.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 11 (11.00%) UNIX
8 9 (9.00%) Solaris
9 8 (8.00%) VMS
10 4 (4.00%) MVS
10 4 (4.00%) Windows 2000
10 4 (4.00%) Windows XP
10 4 (4.00%) Windows 7
11 1 (1.00%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (1.00%) SUSE
11 1 (1.00%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (42.00%) ITIL
2 19 (19.00%) Capacity Management
3 14 (14.00%) Change Management
4 11 (11.00%) Incident Management
5 8 (8.00%) Mentoring
6 7 (7.00%) Network Load Balancing
7 6 (6.00%) Service Delivery
8 5 (5.00%) Knowledge Management
8 5 (5.00%) Problem Management
8 5 (5.00%) E-Commerce
8 5 (5.00%) Root Cause Analysis
9 4 (4.00%) Configuration Management
9 4 (4.00%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (4.00%) Capacity Planning
10 3 (3.00%) ITIL V3
10 3 (3.00%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (3.00%) Asset Management
10 3 (3.00%) CRM
11 2 (2.00%) Coaching
11 2 (2.00%) Server Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 26 (26.00%) PowerShell
2 20 (20.00%) SQL
3 10 (10.00%) VBScript
4 9 (9.00%) VB
5 6 (6.00%) C
Qualifications
1 39 (39.00%) Security Cleared
2 23 (23.00%) DV Cleared
3 16 (16.00%) SC Cleared
4 3 (3.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (2.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (2.00%) Degree
6 1 (1.00%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (33.00%) SLA
System Software
1 76 (76.00%) Active Directory
2 35 (35.00%) vSphere
3 31 (31.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 20 (20.00%) VMware ESX
5 18 (18.00%) XenApp
6 9 (9.00%) XenDesktop
7 8 (8.00%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (4.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 3 (3.00%) Terminal Services
10 2 (2.00%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (2.00%) VMware Server
10 2 (2.00%) vCloud
11 1 (1.00%) VMFS
11 1 (1.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 29 (29.00%) NetBackup
1 29 (29.00%) SCOM
2 28 (28.00%) SCCM
3 19 (19.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 18 (18.00%) BMC PATROL
5 15 (15.00%) OpenView
6 14 (14.00%) Control-M
7 11 (11.00%) Backup Exec
8 10 (10.00%) ARCserve
9 9 (9.00%) Tivoli
10 8 (8.00%) Tivoli NetView
10 8 (8.00%) Netcool
10 8 (8.00%) Legato
11 7 (7.00%) MOM
11 7 (7.00%) SAP Afaria
11 7 (7.00%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
12 4 (4.00%) HP Data Protector
12 4 (4.00%) EMC NetWorker
12 4 (4.00%) Norton AntiVirus
13 3 (3.00%) MIMEsweeper
Vendors
1 98 (98.00%) HP
2 70 (70.00%) VMware
3 58 (58.00%) Microsoft
4 23 (23.00%) Symantec
5 22 (22.00%) Citrix
6 17 (17.00%) IBM
7 11 (11.00%) Cisco
7 11 (11.00%) 3PAR
8 10 (10.00%) Remedy
8 10 (10.00%) Sophos
8 10 (10.00%) BMC
8 10 (10.00%) CA
9 9 (9.00%) EMC
10 8 (8.00%) Veritas
10 8 (8.00%) Wall Street Systems
11 7 (7.00%) Altiris
11 7 (7.00%) Qualys
12 6 (6.00%) ServiceNow
12 6 (6.00%) NetApp
13 5 (5.00%) Oracle
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