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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP Systems Insight Manager (HP SIM)
Rank 406 413 422
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +9
Contract jobs citing HP SIM 9 20 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.038% 0.084% 0.028%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.47% 1.00% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 2
Average daily rate
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£400 £420 £175
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.64% +139.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £356 £189 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £455 £195
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £301 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.37% -19.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £28.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £24.13 £27.80
% change year-on-year
+5.69% -13.21%
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
1927 2003 1732
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 8.13% 8.37% 6.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 1306 1300 1162
Average daily rate £438 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 37 42
Average hourly rate £16.00 £18.48 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.41% -16.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.78 £11.50 £15.77
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £27.50 £54.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £19.91 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+7.98% -0.45%

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 28 August 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 +2 2 - -
HP SIM
England

HP SIM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 20 (100.00%) HP
2 16 (80.00%) Windows
3 14 (70.00%) VMware
4 13 (65.00%) Citrix
4 13 (65.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (65.00%) XenApp
5 12 (60.00%) Active Directory
5 12 (60.00%) Finance
5 12 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (50.00%) Clustering
7 9 (45.00%) PowerShell
7 9 (45.00%) Microsoft
8 7 (35.00%) SharePoint
8 7 (35.00%) BMC
8 7 (35.00%) BMC PATROL
8 7 (35.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (30.00%) Banking
9 6 (30.00%) vSphere
9 6 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 6 (30.00%) ITIL
9 6 (30.00%) DNS
10 5 (25.00%) IBM
10 5 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
10 5 (25.00%) MCSE
10 5 (25.00%) SAN
10 5 (25.00%) Replication
10 5 (25.00%) CA Single Sign-On
10 5 (25.00%) SCCM
10 5 (25.00%) SCOM
11 4 (20.00%) SolarWinds

HP SIM
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 7 (35.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (5.00%) Lync
2 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (5.00%) OpenStack
Applications
1 4 (20.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (30.00%) DNS
2 5 (25.00%) SAN
3 4 (20.00%) LAN
3 4 (20.00%) WAN
3 4 (20.00%) Ethernet
4 2 (10.00%) SNMP
5 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
5 1 (5.00%) SMTP
5 1 (5.00%) NAS
5 1 (5.00%) NetScaler
General
1 12 (60.00%) Finance
2 6 (30.00%) Banking
3 1 (5.00%) Investment Banking
3 1 (5.00%) Law
3 1 (5.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) Systems Administrator
1 6 (30.00%) Administrator
2 5 (25.00%) Wintel Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) Server Administrator
3 4 (20.00%) Windows Administrator
3 4 (20.00%) SAN Administrator
3 4 (20.00%) Windows Systems Administrator
4 3 (15.00%) Hardware Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Desktop Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Wintel Administrator
5 2 (10.00%) Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Senior Systems Administrator
5 2 (10.00%) Wintel Systems Administrator
5 2 (10.00%) Monitoring Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Monitoring Specialist
6 1 (5.00%) Wintel Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Data Centre Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Server Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) XML
1 2 (10.00%) OLE
1 2 (10.00%) OLE DB
2 1 (5.00%) Application Packaging
2 1 (5.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (50.00%) Clustering
2 5 (25.00%) Replication
3 4 (20.00%) Thin Client
3 4 (20.00%) Fat Client
3 4 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (10.00%) Private Cloud
5 1 (5.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 16 (80.00%) Windows
2 13 (65.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (35.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (10.00%) UNIX
5 2 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) ITIL
2 4 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (20.00%) Incident Management
2 4 (20.00%) Server Building
3 3 (15.00%) Asset Management
3 3 (15.00%) Change Control
4 2 (10.00%) Service Delivery
5 1 (5.00%) Low Latency
5 1 (5.00%) Server Monitoring
5 1 (5.00%) ITSM
5 1 (5.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (45.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (15.00%) VBScript
3 2 (10.00%) SQL
4 1 (5.00%) C#
4 1 (5.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (25.00%) MCSE
1 5 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (5.00%) CCNA
3 1 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (20.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 13 (65.00%) XenApp
2 12 (60.00%) Active Directory
3 6 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (30.00%) vSphere
4 4 (20.00%) VMware Server
5 3 (15.00%) XenDesktop
6 2 (10.00%) Hyper-V
6 2 (10.00%) VMware ESX
7 1 (5.00%) MetaFrame
7 1 (5.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (5.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (35.00%) BMC PATROL
2 5 (25.00%) CA Single Sign-On
2 5 (25.00%) SCCM
2 5 (25.00%) SCOM
3 4 (20.00%) Tivoli
3 4 (20.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 3 (15.00%) SCVMM
5 2 (10.00%) HP Data Protector
5 2 (10.00%) SolarWinds Orion
5 2 (10.00%) SCOrch
6 1 (5.00%) EdgeSight
6 1 (5.00%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
6 1 (5.00%) OpenView
6 1 (5.00%) Legato
6 1 (5.00%) Backup Exec
6 1 (5.00%) Control-M
Vendors
1 20 (100.00%) HP
2 14 (70.00%) VMware
3 13 (65.00%) Citrix
4 9 (45.00%) Microsoft
5 7 (35.00%) BMC
6 5 (25.00%) IBM
7 4 (20.00%) Cisco
7 4 (20.00%) SolarWinds
7 4 (20.00%) 3PAR
8 3 (15.00%) Fujitsu Siemens
8 3 (15.00%) Siemens
8 3 (15.00%) Compaq
9 1 (5.00%) Dell
9 1 (5.00%) EMC
9 1 (5.00%) CA
9 1 (5.00%) Veritas
9 1 (5.00%) Symantec
9 1 (5.00%) Veeam
9 1 (5.00%) Nimsoft
9 1 (5.00%) ServiceNow