The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Systems Management category for the London region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP Systems Insight Manager (HP SIM)
Rank 396 353 404
Rank change year-on-year
-43 +51
Contract jobs citing HP SIM 16 25 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.066% 0.12% 0.089%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.99% 1.84% 1.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 15 21
Average daily rate £388 £313 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.00% -28.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £255 £338 £258
% change year-on-year
-24.44% +30.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £22.75 -
Systems Management Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
1622 1356 1606
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 6.70% 6.27% 5.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 1100 943 970
Average daily rate £425 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £545
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 28 46
Average hourly rate £19.50 £20.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.05 £14.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.75 £32.50 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+21.95% +10.81%
HP SIM
England

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
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HP SIM across the London region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

HP SIM Daily Rate Histogram 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
City of London -11 7 £375 -3.22% 1
Enfield - - - -
Harrow - - - -
HP SIM
England

HP SIM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 33 (100.00%) HP
2 26 (78.79%) Windows
3 20 (60.61%) VMware
4 16 (48.48%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
5 15 (45.45%) Active Directory
6 14 (42.42%) ITIL
7 12 (36.36%) Microsoft
7 12 (36.36%) PowerShell
8 11 (33.33%) SQL
9 10 (30.30%) SAN
9 10 (30.30%) Windows Server 2003
10 9 (27.27%) DNS
10 9 (27.27%) DHCP
10 9 (27.27%) Change Management
11 8 (24.24%) HP NNM
11 8 (24.24%) IBM
11 8 (24.24%) EMC
12 7 (21.21%) Cisco
12 7 (21.21%) Linux
12 7 (21.21%) SCCM
12 7 (21.21%) SCOM
12 7 (21.21%) vSphere
13 6 (18.18%) DV Cleared
13 6 (18.18%) Security Cleared
13 6 (18.18%) MS Exchange
13 6 (18.18%) TCP/IP
13 6 (18.18%) VMware ESXi
14 5 (15.15%) Capacity Management
14 5 (15.15%) Windows Server 2012

HP SIM
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 6 (18.18%) MS Exchange
2 3 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (6.06%) Apache
3 2 (6.06%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.03%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (3.03%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (3.03%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) MS Office
1 1 (3.03%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 10 (30.30%) SAN
2 9 (27.27%) DNS
2 9 (27.27%) DHCP
3 6 (18.18%) TCP/IP
4 4 (12.12%) NAS
4 4 (12.12%) Fibre Channel
5 2 (6.06%) Firewall
5 2 (6.06%) SSH
5 2 (6.06%) iSCSI
5 2 (6.06%) FTP
5 2 (6.06%) SNMP
5 2 (6.06%) LDAP
6 1 (3.03%) LAN
6 1 (3.03%) WAN
6 1 (3.03%) Internet
6 1 (3.03%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.06%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 2 (6.06%) MSI
General
1 5 (15.15%) Finance
2 3 (9.09%) Banking
2 3 (9.09%) Retail
2 3 (9.09%) Investment Banking
3 2 (6.06%) Law
3 2 (6.06%) Legal
3 2 (6.06%) Back Office
4 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.03%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 6 (18.18%) Administrator
1 6 (18.18%) Windows Administrator
1 6 (18.18%) Wintel Engineer
2 5 (15.15%) VMware Engineer
3 4 (12.12%) Senior Wintel Engineer
3 4 (12.12%) Server Administrator
3 4 (12.12%) Support Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Windows Systems Administrator
4 3 (9.09%) Systems Manager
5 2 (6.06%) Server Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Consultant
5 2 (6.06%) Monitoring Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Systems Monitoring Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.15%) Clustering
2 2 (6.06%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.03%) Firmware
3 1 (3.03%) iPhone
3 1 (3.03%) EqualLogic
3 1 (3.03%) iPad
3 1 (3.03%) Google Search Appliance
Operating Systems
1 26 (78.79%) Windows
2 16 (48.48%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (30.30%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (21.21%) Linux
5 5 (15.15%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (12.12%) UNIX
6 4 (12.12%) Solaris
7 3 (9.09%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (3.03%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (42.42%) ITIL
2 9 (27.27%) Change Management
3 5 (15.15%) Capacity Management
4 3 (9.09%) Incident Management
5 2 (6.06%) Asset Management
5 2 (6.06%) Server Monitoring
6 1 (3.03%) Infrastructure Management
6 1 (3.03%) Migration
6 1 (3.03%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 12 (36.36%) PowerShell
2 11 (33.33%) SQL
3 5 (15.15%) C
3 5 (15.15%) Perl
4 4 (12.12%) VBScript
5 3 (9.09%) VB
5 3 (9.09%) Python
5 3 (9.09%) Java
5 3 (9.09%) sed
6 2 (6.06%) Shell Script
6 2 (6.06%) AWK
Qualifications
1 6 (18.18%) DV Cleared
1 6 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 4 (12.12%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (9.09%) MCSE
4 2 (6.06%) CCNA
4 2 (6.06%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (6.06%) HP APS
5 1 (3.03%) MCP
5 1 (3.03%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
1 15 (45.45%) Active Directory
2 7 (21.21%) vSphere
3 6 (18.18%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (12.12%) VMware ESX
5 3 (9.09%) NFS
6 1 (3.03%) Hyper-V
6 1 (3.03%) XenApp
6 1 (3.03%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (24.24%) HP NNM
2 7 (21.21%) SCCM
2 7 (21.21%) SCOM
3 4 (12.12%) OpenView
4 3 (9.09%) NetBackup
4 3 (9.09%) BladeLogic
5 2 (6.06%) OVPA
5 2 (6.06%) OVPI
5 2 (6.06%) HP Data Protector
5 2 (6.06%) Backup Exec
5 2 (6.06%) OVSD
5 2 (6.06%) OVIS
5 2 (6.06%) Legato
6 1 (3.03%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (3.03%) MIMEsweeper
6 1 (3.03%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (3.03%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 33 (100.00%) HP
2 20 (60.61%) VMware
3 12 (36.36%) Microsoft
4 8 (24.24%) IBM
4 8 (24.24%) EMC
5 7 (21.21%) Cisco
6 5 (15.15%) Dell
6 5 (15.15%) ServiceNow
7 4 (12.12%) Oracle
7 4 (12.12%) Symantec
8 3 (9.09%) BMC
8 3 (9.09%) CA
8 3 (9.09%) Nimsoft
8 3 (9.09%) SolarWinds
8 3 (9.09%) Opsware
9 2 (6.06%) Altiris
9 2 (6.06%) Veritas
9 2 (6.06%) Apple
9 2 (6.06%) Remedy
9 2 (6.06%) Citrix