The table below looks at the statistics for HP SIM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HP SIM over the 3 months to 31 October 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP Systems Insight Manager (HP SIM)
Rank 112 99 104
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +5
Contract jobs citing HP SIM 12 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.55% 0.12% 0.45%
As % of the Systems Management category 3.92% 1.24% 7.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 2 3
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£338 £344 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.81% -14.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £341 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £347 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £425 £325
% change year-on-year
-15.29% +30.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £14.00 -
% change year-on-year
+96.42% -
HP SIM
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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 Hampshire region.

Systems Management Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
306 161 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 14.03% 9.93% 6.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 94 50
Average daily rate £368 £348 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.75% -7.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £276 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 12 7
Average hourly rate £40.00 £18.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+116.21% +2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.75 £14.65 £13.92
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.00 £35.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.69 £23.20 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-6.51% +18.97%

HP SIM
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

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

HP SIM Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

HP SIM
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

HP SIM Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

HP SIM
Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HP SIM across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 31 October 2014.

HP SIM Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

HP SIM
Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

HP SIM Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

HP SIM
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

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 Hampshire region over the 3 months to 31 October 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
Andover - - - -
HP SIM
South East

HP SIM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 26 (100.00%) HP
2 25 (96.15%) Windows
3 21 (80.77%) Analytical Skills
4 20 (76.92%) VMware
5 19 (73.08%) Microsoft
6 17 (65.38%) CA
6 17 (65.38%) MS Exchange
7 16 (61.54%) ARCserve
8 15 (57.69%) MS Excel
8 15 (57.69%) SQL
9 14 (53.85%) Active Directory
9 14 (53.85%) Windows Server 2008
9 14 (53.85%) Security Cleared
10 12 (46.15%) Exchange Server 2007
11 11 (42.31%) SC Cleared
11 11 (42.31%) SMTP
11 11 (42.31%) SharePoint
11 11 (42.31%) Mentoring
12 9 (34.62%) IIS
13 8 (30.77%) Windows Server 2003
13 8 (30.77%) SCCM
14 7 (26.92%) SCOM
14 7 (26.92%) SLA
14 7 (26.92%) vSphere
15 6 (23.08%) SAP Afaria
15 6 (23.08%) TCP/IP
15 6 (23.08%) MOM
15 6 (23.08%) Sophos
15 6 (23.08%) Qualys
15 6 (23.08%) VMware ESX

HP SIM
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 17 (65.38%) MS Exchange
2 12 (46.15%) Exchange Server 2007
3 11 (42.31%) SharePoint
4 9 (34.62%) IIS
5 6 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 15 (57.69%) MS Excel
2 5 (19.23%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 11 (42.31%) SMTP
2 6 (23.08%) TCP/IP
3 4 (15.38%) SAN
4 3 (11.54%) DNS
4 3 (11.54%) DHCP
5 2 (7.69%) Firewall
6 1 (3.85%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (3.85%) Cisco Nexus
Development Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Wise Package Studio
Job Titles
1 19 (73.08%) Administrator
2 18 (69.23%) Systems Administrator
3 8 (30.77%) Senior Systems Administrator
4 4 (15.38%) Windows Administrator
4 4 (15.38%) Windows Systems Administrator
5 2 (7.69%) Storage Systems Administrator
5 2 (7.69%) Storage Administrator
5 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Support Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (3.85%) Technical Consultant
6 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 1 (3.85%) Consultant
6 1 (3.85%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.54%) Application Packaging
1 3 (11.54%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 21 (80.77%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (23.08%) Clustering
3 1 (3.85%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 25 (96.15%) Windows
2 14 (53.85%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (30.77%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (19.23%) Windows 2000
4 5 (19.23%) Windows XP
5 2 (7.69%) Linux
5 2 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (42.31%) Mentoring
2 6 (23.08%) Network Load Balancing
3 5 (19.23%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (11.54%) ITIL
5 2 (7.69%) Capacity Management
6 1 (3.85%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (57.69%) SQL
2 4 (15.38%) VB
2 4 (15.38%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 14 (53.85%) Security Cleared
2 11 (42.31%) SC Cleared
3 3 (11.54%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (26.92%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (53.85%) Active Directory
2 7 (26.92%) vSphere
3 6 (23.08%) VMware ESX
4 5 (19.23%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 5 (19.23%) XenApp
5 1 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (3.85%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 16 (61.54%) ARCserve
2 8 (30.77%) SCCM
3 7 (26.92%) SCOM
4 6 (23.08%) MOM
4 6 (23.08%) SAP Afaria
5 5 (19.23%) HP Data Protector
6 4 (15.38%) Unicenter
7 3 (11.54%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 3 (11.54%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 3 (11.54%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 26 (100.00%) HP
2 20 (76.92%) VMware
3 19 (73.08%) Microsoft
4 17 (65.38%) CA
5 6 (23.08%) Altiris
5 6 (23.08%) Qualys
5 6 (23.08%) Sophos
6 5 (19.23%) Citrix
7 4 (15.38%) Lumension
8 3 (11.54%) 3PAR
8 3 (11.54%) Brocade
8 3 (11.54%) Symantec
9 1 (3.85%) Cisco