The table below looks at the statistics for HP SIM skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HP SIM over the 3 months to 30 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP Systems Insight Manager (HP SIM)
Rank 397 386 410
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +24
Contract jobs citing HP SIM 9 20 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.038% 0.085% 0.025%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.49% 1.04% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 2
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +42.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £231 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £420 £344
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £28.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £24.13 £20.15
% change year-on-year
- +19.72%
HP SIM
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Systems Management Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
1833 1930 1597
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 7.79% 8.18% 6.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 1249 1249 1034
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £274 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £345
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -2.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 24 45
Average hourly rate £17.35 £19.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.68% -15.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.92 £11.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.40 £34.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.76 £20.06 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+8.48% -10.84%

HP SIM
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

HP SIM Jobs Demand Trend in London

HP SIM
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

HP SIM Daily Rate Trend in London

HP SIM
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

HP SIM Hourly Rate Trend in London

HP SIM
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 30 July 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
City of London -6 2 - -
HP SIM
England

HP SIM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 23 (100.00%) HP
2 19 (82.61%) Windows
3 18 (78.26%) VMware
4 16 (69.57%) Citrix
4 16 (69.57%) XenApp
5 15 (65.22%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (60.87%) Active Directory
6 14 (60.87%) Windows Server 2003
7 12 (52.17%) Finance
7 12 (52.17%) PowerShell
8 11 (47.83%) ITIL
9 10 (43.48%) Microsoft
9 10 (43.48%) Clustering
9 10 (43.48%) VMware Infrastructure
10 9 (39.13%) IBM
10 9 (39.13%) SharePoint
11 8 (34.78%) vSphere
12 7 (30.43%) Windows Server 2012
12 7 (30.43%) SCCM
12 7 (30.43%) SCOM
12 7 (30.43%) Incident Management
12 7 (30.43%) Replication
12 7 (30.43%) SAN
12 7 (30.43%) BMC
12 7 (30.43%) BMC PATROL
13 6 (26.09%) VBScript
13 6 (26.09%) DNS
13 6 (26.09%) Banking
14 5 (21.74%) XenDesktop
14 5 (21.74%) ServiceNow

HP SIM
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 9 (39.13%) SharePoint
2 3 (13.04%) OpenStack
3 1 (4.35%) MS Exchange
3 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (4.35%) Lync
3 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (17.39%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (30.43%) SAN
2 6 (26.09%) DNS
3 4 (17.39%) LAN
3 4 (17.39%) WAN
3 4 (17.39%) Ethernet
4 3 (13.04%) TCP/IP
4 3 (13.04%) NAS
4 3 (13.04%) NetScaler
5 1 (4.35%) SNMP
5 1 (4.35%) SMTP
General
1 12 (52.17%) Finance
2 6 (26.09%) Banking
3 1 (4.35%) Investment Banking
3 1 (4.35%) Law
3 1 (4.35%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (34.78%) Administrator
2 7 (30.43%) Wintel Engineer
3 6 (26.09%) Server Administrator
3 6 (26.09%) Windows Administrator
3 6 (26.09%) Systems Administrator
4 4 (17.39%) SAN Administrator
4 4 (17.39%) Windows Systems Administrator
5 3 (13.04%) Hardware Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) Architect
6 2 (8.70%) Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) Citrix Support
6 2 (8.70%) Desktop Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) Senior Systems Administrator
6 2 (8.70%) Citrix Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) Wintel Support
6 2 (8.70%) VMware Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) Wintel Administrator
6 2 (8.70%) VMware Architect
6 2 (8.70%) Citrix Architect
6 2 (8.70%) Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.04%) Middleware
2 2 (8.70%) Application Packaging
3 1 (4.35%) XML
3 1 (4.35%) OLE
3 1 (4.35%) OLE DB
Miscellaneous
1 10 (43.48%) Clustering
2 7 (30.43%) Replication
3 4 (17.39%) Thin Client
3 4 (17.39%) Fat Client
3 4 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.35%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 19 (82.61%) Windows
2 15 (65.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (60.87%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (30.43%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (4.35%) UNIX
5 1 (4.35%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (47.83%) ITIL
2 7 (30.43%) Incident Management
3 4 (17.39%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (17.39%) Asset Management
3 4 (17.39%) Server Building
4 3 (13.04%) Low Latency
4 3 (13.04%) ITSM
4 3 (13.04%) Change Control
4 3 (13.04%) Project Management
5 1 (4.35%) Service Management
5 1 (4.35%) Service Delivery
5 1 (4.35%) Change Management
5 1 (4.35%) Software Deployment
5 1 (4.35%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (4.35%) Server Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 12 (52.17%) PowerShell
2 6 (26.09%) VBScript
3 3 (13.04%) C#
4 1 (4.35%) SQL
4 1 (4.35%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (21.74%) MCSE
1 5 (21.74%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (17.39%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (4.35%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (4.35%) CCNA
3 1 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (17.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 16 (69.57%) XenApp
2 14 (60.87%) Active Directory
3 10 (43.48%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (34.78%) vSphere
5 5 (21.74%) XenDesktop
6 4 (17.39%) Hyper-V
6 4 (17.39%) VMware Server
7 3 (13.04%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (13.04%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 2 (8.70%) VMware ESX
9 1 (4.35%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (4.35%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 7 (30.43%) BMC PATROL
1 7 (30.43%) SCCM
1 7 (30.43%) SCOM
2 5 (21.74%) CA Single Sign-On
3 4 (17.39%) Tivoli
3 4 (17.39%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 4 (17.39%) SCVMM
4 3 (13.04%) EdgeSight
5 2 (8.70%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (4.35%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (4.35%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
6 1 (4.35%) SCOrch
6 1 (4.35%) OpenView
6 1 (4.35%) Legato
6 1 (4.35%) Backup Exec
6 1 (4.35%) Control-M
Vendors
1 23 (100.00%) HP
2 18 (78.26%) VMware
3 16 (69.57%) Citrix
4 10 (43.48%) Microsoft
5 9 (39.13%) IBM
6 7 (30.43%) BMC
7 5 (21.74%) ServiceNow
8 4 (17.39%) Cisco
8 4 (17.39%) 3PAR
9 3 (13.04%) Nimsoft
9 3 (13.04%) Fujitsu Siemens
9 3 (13.04%) Veeam
9 3 (13.04%) SolarWinds
9 3 (13.04%) CA
9 3 (13.04%) Siemens
9 3 (13.04%) Veritas
9 3 (13.04%) Compaq
9 3 (13.04%) Dell
10 1 (4.35%) EMC
10 1 (4.35%) Symantec