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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP Systems Insight Manager (HP SIM)
Rank 394 424 387
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -37
Contract jobs citing HP SIM 20 7 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.082% 0.028% 0.077%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.03% 0.42% 1.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 13
Average daily rate
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£420 £175 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+139.71% -48.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £189 £155 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £195 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £301 £375 £388
% change year-on-year
-19.78% -3.22%
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 £27.80 -
% change year-on-year
-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
1939 1652 1705
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 7.97% 6.60% 6.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 1252 1110 1039
Average daily rate £425 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 37 44
Average hourly rate £18.46 £22.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.95% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.90 £15.77 £13.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £69.00 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.06 £20.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+0.30% +11.11%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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.

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HP SIM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 31 (83.78%) Active Directory
3 29 (78.38%) Windows
4 24 (64.86%) VMware
5 23 (62.16%) Windows Server 2008
6 20 (54.05%) PowerShell
7 18 (48.65%) VMware Infrastructure
7 18 (48.65%) Finance
8 17 (45.95%) Windows Server 2003
9 16 (43.24%) IBM
10 15 (40.54%) DNS
10 15 (40.54%) ITIL
10 15 (40.54%) BMC PATROL
11 14 (37.84%) Microsoft
11 14 (37.84%) vSphere
12 13 (35.14%) Control-M
13 11 (29.73%) Clustering
13 11 (29.73%) SCCM
13 11 (29.73%) SCOM
14 9 (24.32%) Change Management
14 9 (24.32%) SharePoint
14 9 (24.32%) VBScript
15 8 (21.62%) Solaris
15 8 (21.62%) UNIX
15 8 (21.62%) VMS
15 8 (21.62%) SLA
15 8 (21.62%) OpenView
15 8 (21.62%) Tivoli
15 8 (21.62%) Tivoli NetView
15 8 (21.62%) Netcool

HP SIM
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 9 (24.32%) SharePoint
2 3 (8.11%) MS Exchange
2 3 (8.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (8.11%) SharePoint 2010
2 3 (8.11%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (8.11%) MS Office
1 3 (8.11%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 15 (40.54%) DNS
2 7 (18.92%) DHCP
3 6 (16.22%) SAN
4 3 (8.11%) TCP/IP
4 3 (8.11%) LAN
4 3 (8.11%) WAN
General
1 18 (48.65%) Finance
2 8 (21.62%) Financial Institution
3 6 (16.22%) Banking
4 5 (13.51%) Retail
5 2 (5.41%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (35.14%) Administrator
2 9 (24.32%) Analyst
3 8 (21.62%) Operations Analyst
3 8 (21.62%) Server Administrator
3 8 (21.62%) Windows Administrator
4 6 (16.22%) Wintel Engineer
5 5 (13.51%) 2nd Line Support
5 5 (13.51%) Senior Systems Administrator
5 5 (13.51%) Systems Administrator
5 5 (13.51%) Wintel Administrator
5 5 (13.51%) Wintel Systems Administrator
6 4 (10.81%) Support Engineer
6 4 (10.81%) VMware Engineer
6 4 (10.81%) Senior Wintel Engineer
7 3 (8.11%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 1 (2.70%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 1 (2.70%) Server Analyst
8 1 (2.70%) 3rd Line Support
8 1 (2.70%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 1 (2.70%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.51%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 11 (29.73%) Clustering
2 8 (21.62%) SecurID
2 8 (21.62%) VAX
2 8 (21.62%) AS400
2 8 (21.62%) Hedge funds
3 3 (8.11%) Blackberry
3 3 (8.11%) iPhone
3 3 (8.11%) iPad
4 1 (2.70%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 29 (78.38%) Windows
2 23 (62.16%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (45.95%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (21.62%) Solaris
4 8 (21.62%) UNIX
4 8 (21.62%) VMS
5 6 (16.22%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (8.11%) Windows 7
6 3 (8.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (40.54%) ITIL
2 9 (24.32%) Change Management
3 6 (16.22%) Capacity Management
4 5 (13.51%) Incident Management
5 3 (8.11%) Service Delivery
5 3 (8.11%) Asset Management
6 1 (2.70%) Risk Management
6 1 (2.70%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (2.70%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (54.05%) PowerShell
2 9 (24.32%) VBScript
3 6 (16.22%) C
4 5 (13.51%) VB
5 4 (10.81%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (8.11%) DV Cleared
1 3 (8.11%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (21.62%) SLA
System Software
1 31 (83.78%) Active Directory
2 18 (48.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (37.84%) vSphere
4 7 (18.92%) XenApp
5 6 (16.22%) XenDesktop
5 6 (16.22%) VMware ESX
5 6 (16.22%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 15 (40.54%) BMC PATROL
2 13 (35.14%) Control-M
3 11 (29.73%) SCCM
3 11 (29.73%) SCOM
4 8 (21.62%) NetBackup
4 8 (21.62%) Backup Exec
4 8 (21.62%) OpenView
4 8 (21.62%) Legato
4 8 (21.62%) Tivoli
4 8 (21.62%) Tivoli NetView
4 8 (21.62%) Netcool
5 6 (16.22%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
6 3 (8.11%) Norton AntiVirus
6 3 (8.11%) MIMEsweeper
6 3 (8.11%) HP NNM
7 1 (2.70%) WSUS
7 1 (2.70%) SCVMM
7 1 (2.70%) SolarWinds Orion
7 1 (2.70%) CA SiteMinder
7 1 (2.70%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 37 (100.00%) HP
2 24 (64.86%) VMware
3 16 (43.24%) IBM
4 14 (37.84%) Microsoft
5 8 (21.62%) Veritas
5 8 (21.62%) Wall Street Systems
5 8 (21.62%) Remedy
6 7 (18.92%) Cisco
6 7 (18.92%) Citrix
6 7 (18.92%) BMC
7 5 (13.51%) ServiceNow
8 4 (10.81%) EMC
9 3 (8.11%) Symantec
9 3 (8.11%) Sophos
10 2 (5.41%) Apple
11 1 (2.70%) SolarWinds