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 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP Systems Insight Manager (HP SIM)
Rank 381 395 344
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -51
Contract jobs citing HP SIM 19 10 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.088% 0.044% 0.14%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.11% 0.63% 2.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 9 15
Average daily rate
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£475 £400 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% +28.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £315 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £420 £409
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £338
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £15.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.65 £10.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+36.50% -45.94%
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
1718 1600 1310
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 7.96% 7.06% 6.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1195 1055 899
Average daily rate £450 £425 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £288 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 29 29
Average hourly rate £18.60 £17.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.41% -15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.83 £14.50 £13.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.25 £37.50 £30.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £22.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-4.44% +12.50%

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 30 March 2015.

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 30 March 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 +24 9 £475 +22.58%
HP SIM
England

HP SIM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 39 (100.00%) HP
2 32 (82.05%) Windows
2 32 (82.05%) VMware
3 27 (69.23%) ITIL
4 26 (66.67%) Microsoft
5 25 (64.10%) Citrix
5 25 (64.10%) SAN
5 25 (64.10%) VMware Infrastructure
6 24 (61.54%) XenApp
7 23 (58.97%) IBM
8 22 (56.41%) PowerShell
8 22 (56.41%) SCOM
8 22 (56.41%) Replication
8 22 (56.41%) Incident Management
9 21 (53.85%) SCCM
9 21 (53.85%) TCP/IP
10 19 (48.72%) Veritas
10 19 (48.72%) NetScaler
11 18 (46.15%) VBScript
11 18 (46.15%) NAS
12 17 (43.59%) Hyper-V
12 17 (43.59%) Dell
12 17 (43.59%) ServiceNow
13 16 (41.03%) Low Latency
13 16 (41.03%) EdgeSight
13 16 (41.03%) Nimsoft
13 16 (41.03%) CA
13 16 (41.03%) Middleware
13 16 (41.03%) ITSM
13 16 (41.03%) SCVMM

HP SIM
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 15 (38.46%) SharePoint
1 15 (38.46%) OpenStack
2 3 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (7.69%) MS Exchange
2 3 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (7.69%) Lync
2 3 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 7 (17.95%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.13%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 25 (64.10%) SAN
2 21 (53.85%) TCP/IP
3 19 (48.72%) NetScaler
4 18 (46.15%) NAS
5 6 (15.38%) DNS
5 6 (15.38%) DHCP
6 4 (10.26%) Ethernet
6 4 (10.26%) LAN
6 4 (10.26%) WAN
7 1 (2.56%) iSCSI
7 1 (2.56%) Fibre Channel
General
1 10 (25.64%) Finance
2 3 (7.69%) Financial Institution
3 2 (5.13%) Law
4 1 (2.56%) Legal
4 1 (2.56%) Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (35.90%) Analyst
2 13 (33.33%) Wintel Analyst
3 9 (23.08%) Administrator
4 8 (20.51%) Windows Administrator
5 6 (15.38%) Server Administrator
5 6 (15.38%) Windows Systems Administrator
5 6 (15.38%) Systems Administrator
5 6 (15.38%) Wintel Engineer
6 5 (12.82%) Citrix Engineer
6 5 (12.82%) Hardware Engineer
7 4 (10.26%) Desktop Engineer
7 4 (10.26%) SAN Administrator
8 3 (7.69%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 2 (5.13%) Architect
9 2 (5.13%) Citrix Support
9 2 (5.13%) Wintel Support
9 2 (5.13%) Storage Engineer
9 2 (5.13%) Wintel Architect
9 2 (5.13%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (41.03%) Middleware
2 1 (2.56%) OLE
2 1 (2.56%) OLE DB
2 1 (2.56%) Application Packaging
2 1 (2.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 22 (56.41%) Replication
2 7 (17.95%) Thin Client
2 7 (17.95%) Fat Client
3 4 (10.26%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (10.26%) Clustering
4 2 (5.13%) EqualLogic
5 1 (2.56%) HP StorageWorks
5 1 (2.56%) Private Cloud
5 1 (2.56%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 32 (82.05%) Windows
2 14 (35.90%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (30.77%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (69.23%) ITIL
2 22 (56.41%) Incident Management
3 16 (41.03%) ITSM
3 16 (41.03%) Low Latency
4 15 (38.46%) Project Management
5 8 (20.51%) Change Control
6 6 (15.38%) Asset Management
7 5 (12.82%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (5.13%) Server Monitoring
8 2 (5.13%) Capacity Planning
9 1 (2.56%) Service Management
9 1 (2.56%) Service Delivery
9 1 (2.56%) Change Management
9 1 (2.56%) Software Deployment
9 1 (2.56%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 22 (56.41%) PowerShell
2 18 (46.15%) VBScript
3 15 (38.46%) C#
Qualifications
1 9 (23.08%) MCSE
1 9 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (10.26%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (10.26%) CCA
2 4 (10.26%) Citrix Certification
2 4 (10.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 4 (10.26%) MCITP
3 3 (7.69%) Degree
3 3 (7.69%) VCP5
3 3 (7.69%) CCEA
3 3 (7.69%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (2.56%) CCNA
4 1 (2.56%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (2.56%) CCAA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 25 (64.10%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (61.54%) XenApp
3 17 (43.59%) Hyper-V
4 16 (41.03%) XenDesktop
4 16 (41.03%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 15 (38.46%) VMware ESXi
6 13 (33.33%) Active Directory
7 8 (20.51%) vSphere
8 4 (10.26%) VMware ESX
8 4 (10.26%) Microsoft App-V
8 4 (10.26%) VMware Server
9 3 (7.69%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 22 (56.41%) SCOM
2 21 (53.85%) SCCM
3 16 (41.03%) EdgeSight
3 16 (41.03%) SCVMM
4 4 (10.26%) Tivoli
4 4 (10.26%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (5.13%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (5.13%) NetBackup
5 2 (5.13%) OpenView
5 2 (5.13%) BladeLogic
6 1 (2.56%) WSUS
6 1 (2.56%) Legato
6 1 (2.56%) Backup Exec
6 1 (2.56%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (2.56%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (2.56%) PureDisk
6 1 (2.56%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 39 (100.00%) HP
2 32 (82.05%) VMware
3 26 (66.67%) Microsoft
4 25 (64.10%) Citrix
5 23 (58.97%) IBM
6 19 (48.72%) Veritas
7 17 (43.59%) Dell
7 17 (43.59%) ServiceNow
8 16 (41.03%) Nimsoft
8 16 (41.03%) Veeam
8 16 (41.03%) CA
9 5 (12.82%) Siemens
9 5 (12.82%) Compaq
9 5 (12.82%) Fujitsu Siemens
9 5 (12.82%) 3PAR
10 4 (10.26%) Altiris
10 4 (10.26%) Cisco
10 4 (10.26%) Symantec
11 3 (7.69%) AppSense
11 3 (7.69%) Sophos