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 22 July 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP Systems Insight Manager (HP SIM)
Rank 381 410 410
Rank change year-on-year
+29 0
Contract jobs citing HP SIM 19 6 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.083% 0.025% 0.072%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.08% 0.39% 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 11
Average daily rate
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£400 £280 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £231 £216 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £344 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £365 £325
% change year-on-year
-16.43% +12.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £28.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.13 £20.15 -
% change year-on-year
+19.72% -
Systems Management Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
1754 1521 1701
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 7.66% 6.28% 6.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 1134 994 973
Average daily rate £420 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.29% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £298 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.73% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 40 42
Average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.55% +4.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £16.00 £15.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.25 £41.50 £30.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £20.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-7.31% +17.14%
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 22 July 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 22 July 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
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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 +22 1 - -
HP SIM
England

HP SIM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 37 (100.00%) HP
2 28 (75.68%) Active Directory
3 26 (70.27%) Windows
4 22 (59.46%) VMware
5 20 (54.05%) VMware Infrastructure
5 20 (54.05%) Windows Server 2008
6 19 (51.35%) PowerShell
7 18 (48.65%) ITIL
8 15 (40.54%) IBM
9 14 (37.84%) Microsoft
10 13 (35.14%) DNS
11 12 (32.43%) Finance
11 12 (32.43%) Change Management
12 11 (29.73%) Cisco
12 11 (29.73%) DHCP
13 10 (27.03%) C
13 10 (27.03%) SAN
13 10 (27.03%) Windows Server 2003
13 10 (27.03%) SCCM
13 10 (27.03%) SCOM
13 10 (27.03%) VMware ESXi
13 10 (27.03%) Capacity Management
13 10 (27.03%) Windows Server 2012
14 9 (24.32%) Clustering
14 9 (24.32%) BMC PATROL
14 9 (24.32%) Control-M
15 8 (21.62%) Legato
15 8 (21.62%) Veritas
15 8 (21.62%) Remedy
15 8 (21.62%) NetBackup

HP SIM
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 5 (13.51%) MS Exchange
2 4 (10.81%) SharePoint
3 3 (8.11%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (8.11%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (8.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 3 (8.11%) MS Office
1 3 (8.11%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 13 (35.14%) DNS
2 11 (29.73%) DHCP
3 10 (27.03%) SAN
4 3 (8.11%) LAN
4 3 (8.11%) WAN
4 3 (8.11%) TCP/IP
General
1 12 (32.43%) Finance
2 8 (21.62%) Financial Institution
3 5 (13.51%) Retail
4 1 (2.70%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (24.32%) Analyst
2 8 (21.62%) Administrator
2 8 (21.62%) Operations Analyst
2 8 (21.62%) VMware Engineer
2 8 (21.62%) Wintel Engineer
3 7 (18.92%) Windows Administrator
3 7 (18.92%) Server Administrator
4 6 (16.22%) Senior Wintel Engineer
5 5 (13.51%) 2nd Line Support
6 4 (10.81%) Support Engineer
7 3 (8.11%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 2 (5.41%) Systems Engineer
8 2 (5.41%) Monitoring Engineer
8 2 (5.41%) Systems Monitoring Engineer
9 1 (2.70%) Wintel Systems Administrator
9 1 (2.70%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 1 (2.70%) Wintel Administrator
9 1 (2.70%) Server Analyst
9 1 (2.70%) Systems Administrator
9 1 (2.70%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.70%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 9 (24.32%) Clustering
2 8 (21.62%) AS400
2 8 (21.62%) Hedge funds
2 8 (21.62%) SecurID
2 8 (21.62%) VAX
3 3 (8.11%) iPhone
3 3 (8.11%) iPad
3 3 (8.11%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.70%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 26 (70.27%) Windows
2 20 (54.05%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (27.03%) Windows Server 2003
3 10 (27.03%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (21.62%) VMS
4 8 (21.62%) Solaris
4 8 (21.62%) UNIX
5 3 (8.11%) Windows 7
5 3 (8.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (48.65%) ITIL
2 12 (32.43%) Change Management
3 10 (27.03%) Capacity Management
4 4 (10.81%) Incident Management
5 3 (8.11%) Asset Management
5 3 (8.11%) Service Delivery
6 1 (2.70%) Infrastructure Management
6 1 (2.70%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (2.70%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (51.35%) PowerShell
2 10 (27.03%) C
3 8 (21.62%) SQL
3 8 (21.62%) VBScript
4 1 (2.70%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (16.22%) DV Cleared
1 6 (16.22%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (21.62%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (75.68%) Active Directory
2 20 (54.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (27.03%) VMware ESXi
4 8 (21.62%) vSphere
5 1 (2.70%) XenApp
5 1 (2.70%) XenDesktop
5 1 (2.70%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 10 (27.03%) SCCM
1 10 (27.03%) SCOM
2 9 (24.32%) BMC PATROL
2 9 (24.32%) Control-M
3 8 (21.62%) Legato
3 8 (21.62%) NetBackup
3 8 (21.62%) Backup Exec
3 8 (21.62%) Tivoli
3 8 (21.62%) Tivoli NetView
3 8 (21.62%) Netcool
3 8 (21.62%) OpenView
4 6 (16.22%) HP NNM
5 3 (8.11%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (8.11%) MIMEsweeper
6 1 (2.70%) SCOrch
6 1 (2.70%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
6 1 (2.70%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (2.70%) SCVMM
6 1 (2.70%) WSUS
Vendors
1 37 (100.00%) HP
2 22 (59.46%) VMware
3 15 (40.54%) IBM
4 14 (37.84%) Microsoft
5 11 (29.73%) Cisco
6 8 (21.62%) Veritas
6 8 (21.62%) Remedy
6 8 (21.62%) EMC
6 8 (21.62%) Wall Street Systems
7 4 (10.81%) ServiceNow
8 3 (8.11%) Sophos
8 3 (8.11%) Symantec
9 2 (5.41%) Apple
10 1 (2.70%) SolarWinds
10 1 (2.70%) Citrix
10 1 (2.70%) BMC