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 22 December 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP Systems Insight Manager (HP SIM)
Rank 374 396 368
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -28
Contract jobs citing HP SIM 25 19 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.11% 0.079% 0.076%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.35% 1.11% 1.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 10 7
Average daily rate
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£450 £363 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.13% +13.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £252 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £413 £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-11.25% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £18.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.75 £14.00 -
% change year-on-year
+105.35% -
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
1846 1705 1310
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 8.08% 7.10% 6.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1314 1187 805
Average daily rate £450 £418 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.78% +4.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £297 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £530 £516
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 28 55
Average hourly rate £21.50 £16.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.30% -25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.55 £12.50 £13.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £36.11 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.03 £21.00 £22.75
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -7.69%

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 December 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 December 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 -2 3 £475 +54.47%
HP SIM
England

HP SIM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 45 (100.00%) HP
2 41 (91.11%) Windows
3 35 (77.78%) VMware
4 28 (62.22%) Active Directory
4 28 (62.22%) Citrix
5 27 (60.00%) SCOM
5 27 (60.00%) XenApp
6 25 (55.56%) SCCM
6 25 (55.56%) PowerShell
7 24 (53.33%) Windows Server 2008
8 22 (48.89%) Finance
9 21 (46.67%) DNS
10 20 (44.44%) Microsoft
11 19 (42.22%) Windows Server 2003
12 18 (40.00%) ITIL
12 18 (40.00%) SharePoint
12 18 (40.00%) XenDesktop
13 17 (37.78%) SAN
13 17 (37.78%) VMware Infrastructure
14 14 (31.11%) Veritas
14 14 (31.11%) Clustering
15 13 (28.89%) TCP/IP
15 13 (28.89%) BMC PATROL
15 13 (28.89%) Incident Management
15 13 (28.89%) vSphere
15 13 (28.89%) NetScaler
16 12 (26.67%) BMC
17 11 (24.44%) VBScript
17 11 (24.44%) IBM
17 11 (24.44%) Replication

HP SIM
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 18 (40.00%) SharePoint
2 9 (20.00%) MS Exchange
3 8 (17.78%) OpenStack
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%) DNS
2 17 (37.78%) SAN
3 13 (28.89%) TCP/IP
3 13 (28.89%) NetScaler
4 9 (20.00%) NAS
4 9 (20.00%) DHCP
5 1 (2.22%) SNMP
5 1 (2.22%) iSCSI
5 1 (2.22%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.44%) SQL Server
General
1 22 (48.89%) Finance
2 11 (24.44%) Banking
3 4 (8.89%) Financial Institution
4 2 (4.44%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.22%) Law
Job Titles
1 12 (26.67%) Wintel Engineer
2 10 (22.22%) Analyst
2 10 (22.22%) Administrator
3 8 (17.78%) Wintel Analyst
4 7 (15.56%) Wintel Systems Administrator
4 7 (15.56%) Wintel Administrator
4 7 (15.56%) Senior Systems Administrator
4 7 (15.56%) Systems Administrator
5 4 (8.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (8.89%) Senior Wintel Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) Citrix Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support
7 2 (4.44%) Support Technician
7 2 (4.44%) Server Administrator
7 2 (4.44%) Windows Administrator
7 2 (4.44%) Desktop Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) Hardware Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) VMware Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) Backup Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (20.00%) Middleware
2 7 (15.56%) Application Packaging
3 2 (4.44%) XML
3 2 (4.44%) OLE
3 2 (4.44%) OLE DB
Miscellaneous
1 14 (31.11%) Clustering
2 11 (24.44%) Replication
3 4 (8.89%) Thin Client
3 4 (8.89%) Fat Client
4 2 (4.44%) EqualLogic
5 1 (2.22%) HP StorageWorks
5 1 (2.22%) Hedge funds
5 1 (2.22%) SecurID
5 1 (2.22%) VAX
5 1 (2.22%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.22%) Blackberry
5 1 (2.22%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 41 (91.11%) Windows
2 24 (53.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 19 (42.22%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (6.67%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.22%) UNIX
6 1 (2.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.22%) Solaris
6 1 (2.22%) Linux
6 1 (2.22%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (40.00%) ITIL
2 13 (28.89%) Incident Management
3 9 (20.00%) Low Latency
3 9 (20.00%) ITSM
4 8 (17.78%) Project Management
5 6 (13.33%) Change Control
6 4 (8.89%) Change Management
7 3 (6.67%) Capacity Management
8 2 (4.44%) Problem Management
8 2 (4.44%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (4.44%) Service Delivery
8 2 (4.44%) Contact Management
8 2 (4.44%) Asset Management
9 1 (2.22%) Risk Management
9 1 (2.22%) Disaster Recovery
9 1 (2.22%) Continuous Improvement
9 1 (2.22%) Server Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 25 (55.56%) PowerShell
2 11 (24.44%) VBScript
3 8 (17.78%) C#
4 7 (15.56%) VB
5 4 (8.89%) SQL
6 3 (6.67%) C
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
2 4 (8.89%) 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 3 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (62.22%) Active Directory
2 27 (60.00%) XenApp
3 18 (40.00%) XenDesktop
4 17 (37.78%) VMware Infrastructure
5 13 (28.89%) vSphere
6 11 (24.44%) VMware ESXi
6 11 (24.44%) VMware ESX
7 10 (22.22%) Hyper-V
8 9 (20.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 4 (8.89%) XenServer
9 4 (8.89%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 27 (60.00%) SCOM
2 25 (55.56%) SCCM
3 13 (28.89%) BMC PATROL
4 9 (20.00%) SCVMM
4 9 (20.00%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
4 9 (20.00%) EdgeSight
5 8 (17.78%) Control-M
6 4 (8.89%) Backup Exec
7 3 (6.67%) CA SiteMinder
7 3 (6.67%) NetBackup
8 2 (4.44%) OpenView
8 2 (4.44%) WSUS
8 2 (4.44%) Cisco UCCX
8 2 (4.44%) SolarWinds Orion
8 2 (4.44%) SCOrch
9 1 (2.22%) PureDisk
9 1 (2.22%) Legato
9 1 (2.22%) Tivoli
9 1 (2.22%) Tivoli NetView
9 1 (2.22%) Netcool
Vendors
1 45 (100.00%) HP
2 35 (77.78%) VMware
3 28 (62.22%) Citrix
4 20 (44.44%) Microsoft
5 14 (31.11%) Veritas
6 12 (26.67%) BMC
7 11 (24.44%) IBM
8 10 (22.22%) Dell
8 10 (22.22%) ServiceNow
9 9 (20.00%) Nimsoft
9 9 (20.00%) Veeam
9 9 (20.00%) CA
10 8 (17.78%) Altiris
11 4 (8.89%) AppSense
11 4 (8.89%) SolarWinds
11 4 (8.89%) Cisco
11 4 (8.89%) Symantec
11 4 (8.89%) Sophos
12 3 (6.67%) Clearswift
12 3 (6.67%) EMC