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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP Systems Insight Manager (HP SIM)
Rank 118 113 106
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -7
Contract jobs citing HP SIM 2 4 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.096% 0.20% 0.73%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.81% 1.85% 7.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 8
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£300 £223 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.35% -33.84%
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £262 £338
% change year-on-year
+9.88% -22.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.83 - £22.50
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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 Hampshire region.

Systems Management Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
246 216 184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 11.85% 11.06% 10.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 111 108
Average daily rate £375 £325 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £185 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £481 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 10 10
Average hourly rate £12.75 £41.25 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-69.09% +37.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £25.90 £14.53
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.25 £52.50 £44.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-19.26% +25.00%

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
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) HP
2 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 6 (85.71%) MS Exchange
2 6 (85.71%) MS Excel
2 6 (85.71%) SQL
2 6 (85.71%) CA
2 6 (85.71%) ARCserve
2 6 (85.71%) VMware
2 6 (85.71%) Security Cleared
2 6 (85.71%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (85.71%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (71.43%) SC Cleared
3 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (57.14%) VMware ESX
4 4 (57.14%) SharePoint
4 4 (57.14%) SMTP
4 4 (57.14%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (57.14%) Mentoring
5 3 (42.86%) XenApp
5 3 (42.86%) SCCM
5 3 (42.86%) Application Packaging
5 3 (42.86%) Citrix
6 2 (28.57%) SAN
6 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
6 2 (28.57%) SLA
6 2 (28.57%) Windows XP
6 2 (28.57%) Windows 2000
6 2 (28.57%) VB
6 2 (28.57%) IIS

HP SIM
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 6 (85.71%) MS Exchange
2 4 (57.14%) SharePoint
2 4 (57.14%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (28.57%) IIS
3 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 6 (85.71%) MS Excel
2 2 (28.57%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) SMTP
2 2 (28.57%) SAN
3 1 (14.29%) DNS
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Wise Package Studio
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Systems Administrator
2 2 (28.57%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (28.57%) Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (14.29%) Citrix Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) Application Packaging
2 2 (28.57%) Software Packaging
3 1 (14.29%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 6 (85.71%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (85.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (28.57%) Windows XP
4 2 (28.57%) Windows 2000
5 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Mentoring
2 1 (14.29%) Vulnerability Management
2 1 (14.29%) Change Management
2 1 (14.29%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) VB
2 2 (28.57%) PowerShell
3 1 (14.29%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (85.71%) Security Cleared
2 5 (71.43%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) VMware ESX
2 3 (42.86%) XenApp
3 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
3 2 (28.57%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 2 (28.57%) vSphere
4 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 6 (85.71%) ARCserve
2 3 (42.86%) SCCM
3 2 (28.57%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (28.57%) Unicenter
3 2 (28.57%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (14.29%) EdgeSight
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) HP
2 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 6 (85.71%) CA
2 6 (85.71%) VMware
3 3 (42.86%) Citrix
4 2 (28.57%) Lumension
5 1 (14.29%) Qualys
5 1 (14.29%) Brocade