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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP Systems Insight Manager (HP SIM)
Rank 371 379 348
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -31
Contract jobs citing HP SIM 23 18 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.11% 0.082% 0.13%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.36% 1.13% 2.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 9 9
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£500 £375 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +11.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.94% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £19.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.65 £10.00 -
% change year-on-year
+36.50% -
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
1695 1599 1195
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 8.07% 7.31% 6.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 1178 1078 750
Average daily rate £450 £420 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £334 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.61% -4.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 24 44
Average hourly rate £17.38 £16.50 £23.14
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.30% -28.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £11.90 £13.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £32.15 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £21.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -18.44%

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 26 January 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 26 January 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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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
City of London +8 3 £431 +40.24%
HP SIM
England

HP SIM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 45 (100.00%) HP
2 42 (93.33%) Windows
3 36 (80.00%) VMware
4 31 (68.89%) Citrix
5 30 (66.67%) XenApp
6 28 (62.22%) SCOM
7 26 (57.78%) PowerShell
7 26 (57.78%) SCCM
8 25 (55.56%) Microsoft
9 23 (51.11%) Active Directory
10 21 (46.67%) ITIL
10 21 (46.67%) SAN
10 21 (46.67%) SharePoint
10 21 (46.67%) Windows Server 2008
10 21 (46.67%) XenDesktop
11 20 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
11 20 (44.44%) TCP/IP
12 19 (42.22%) Windows Server 2003
12 19 (42.22%) Finance
13 18 (40.00%) Incident Management
13 18 (40.00%) Veritas
13 18 (40.00%) NetScaler
14 17 (37.78%) DNS
14 17 (37.78%) IBM
15 16 (35.56%) VBScript
15 16 (35.56%) Replication
15 16 (35.56%) NAS
16 15 (33.33%) ServiceNow
16 15 (33.33%) Hyper-V
16 15 (33.33%) Dell

HP SIM
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 21 (46.67%) SharePoint
2 13 (28.89%) OpenStack
3 9 (20.00%) MS Exchange
4 7 (15.56%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (8.89%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (8.89%) Exchange Server 2003
5 4 (8.89%) Lync
6 1 (2.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 3 (6.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.44%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 21 (46.67%) SAN
2 20 (44.44%) TCP/IP
3 18 (40.00%) NetScaler
4 17 (37.78%) DNS
5 16 (35.56%) NAS
6 7 (15.56%) DHCP
7 1 (2.22%) SNMP
7 1 (2.22%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (2.22%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.44%) SQL Server
General
1 19 (42.22%) Finance
2 10 (22.22%) Banking
3 3 (6.67%) Financial Institution
4 2 (4.44%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.22%) Law
Job Titles
1 13 (28.89%) Analyst
1 13 (28.89%) Wintel Analyst
2 10 (22.22%) Wintel Engineer
2 10 (22.22%) Administrator
3 7 (15.56%) Systems Administrator
4 5 (11.11%) Senior Systems Administrator
4 5 (11.11%) Wintel Systems Administrator
4 5 (11.11%) Wintel Administrator
5 4 (8.89%) Windows Administrator
6 3 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (6.67%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) Citrix Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) Backup Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) Server Administrator
7 2 (4.44%) Senior Wintel Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) Support Technician
7 2 (4.44%) Desktop Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) Hardware Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) Storage Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (31.11%) Middleware
2 5 (11.11%) Application Packaging
3 2 (4.44%) XML
3 2 (4.44%) OLE
3 2 (4.44%) OLE DB
Miscellaneous
1 16 (35.56%) Replication
2 10 (22.22%) Clustering
3 4 (8.89%) Fat Client
3 4 (8.89%) Thin Client
4 2 (4.44%) EqualLogic
5 1 (2.22%) HP StorageWorks
5 1 (2.22%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 42 (93.33%) Windows
2 21 (46.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 19 (42.22%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (6.67%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.22%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (46.67%) ITIL
2 18 (40.00%) Incident Management
3 14 (31.11%) ITSM
3 14 (31.11%) Low Latency
4 13 (28.89%) Project Management
5 6 (13.33%) Change Control
6 2 (4.44%) Change Management
6 2 (4.44%) Contact Management
6 2 (4.44%) Asset Management
6 2 (4.44%) Problem Management
6 2 (4.44%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (2.22%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (2.22%) Service Delivery
7 1 (2.22%) Server Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 26 (57.78%) PowerShell
2 16 (35.56%) VBScript
3 13 (28.89%) C#
4 5 (11.11%) VB
5 2 (4.44%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (11.11%) MCSE
1 5 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (8.89%) CCA
2 4 (8.89%) Citrix Certification
2 4 (8.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 4 (8.89%) MCITP
3 3 (6.67%) Degree
3 3 (6.67%) CCEA
3 3 (6.67%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (6.67%) VCP5
4 1 (2.22%) CCAA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.44%) SLA
System Software
1 30 (66.67%) XenApp
2 23 (51.11%) Active Directory
3 21 (46.67%) XenDesktop
4 20 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
5 15 (33.33%) Hyper-V
6 14 (31.11%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 13 (28.89%) VMware ESXi
8 11 (24.44%) vSphere
8 11 (24.44%) VMware ESX
9 4 (8.89%) Microsoft App-V
9 4 (8.89%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 28 (62.22%) SCOM
2 26 (57.78%) SCCM
3 14 (31.11%) SCVMM
3 14 (31.11%) EdgeSight
4 10 (22.22%) BMC PATROL
5 7 (15.56%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
6 5 (11.11%) Control-M
7 3 (6.67%) CA SiteMinder
7 3 (6.67%) Backup Exec
8 2 (4.44%) BladeLogic
8 2 (4.44%) Norton AntiVirus
8 2 (4.44%) NetBackup
8 2 (4.44%) SCOrch
8 2 (4.44%) Cisco UCCX
8 2 (4.44%) SolarWinds Orion
9 1 (2.22%) PureDisk
9 1 (2.22%) WSUS
9 1 (2.22%) OpenView
Vendors
1 45 (100.00%) HP
2 36 (80.00%) VMware
3 31 (68.89%) Citrix
4 25 (55.56%) Microsoft
5 18 (40.00%) Veritas
6 17 (37.78%) IBM
7 15 (33.33%) Dell
7 15 (33.33%) ServiceNow
8 14 (31.11%) Nimsoft
8 14 (31.11%) Veeam
8 14 (31.11%) CA
9 12 (26.67%) BMC
10 8 (17.78%) Altiris
11 6 (13.33%) Symantec
12 4 (8.89%) Sophos
12 4 (8.89%) AppSense
12 4 (8.89%) SolarWinds
13 3 (6.67%) Clearswift
14 2 (4.44%) NetApp
14 2 (4.44%) Siemens