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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP Systems Insight Manager (HP SIM)
Rank 391 408 390
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -18
Contract jobs citing HP SIM 17 6 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.072% 0.025% 0.076%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.93% 0.39% 1.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 12
Average daily rate
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£340 £280 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.33% -10.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £209 £216 £197
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £344 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £301 £363 £325
% change year-on-year
-17.01% +11.53%
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
1821 1546 1735
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 7.76% 6.37% 6.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 1163 1003 1027
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 £265 £288 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
- +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 39 47
Average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.55% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.40 £15.20 £15.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.75 £81.77 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +28.57%
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 1 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 1 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.

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 +27 1 - -
HP SIM
England

HP SIM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 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 35 (100.00%) HP
2 29 (82.86%) Active Directory
3 27 (77.14%) Windows
4 23 (65.71%) VMware
5 21 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 20 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
6 20 (57.14%) PowerShell
7 18 (51.43%) ITIL
8 15 (42.86%) IBM
9 14 (40.00%) DNS
10 13 (37.14%) Microsoft
10 13 (37.14%) Finance
11 12 (34.29%) Change Management
12 11 (31.43%) Windows Server 2003
12 11 (31.43%) DHCP
12 11 (31.43%) Cisco
12 11 (31.43%) SCCM
12 11 (31.43%) SCOM
13 10 (28.57%) VMware ESXi
13 10 (28.57%) Capacity Management
13 10 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
13 10 (28.57%) SAN
13 10 (28.57%) C
13 10 (28.57%) BMC PATROL
13 10 (28.57%) Control-M
13 10 (28.57%) Clustering
14 9 (25.71%) vSphere
15 8 (22.86%) Hedge funds
15 8 (22.86%) Wall Street Systems
15 8 (22.86%) SecurID

HP SIM
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 5 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 3 (8.57%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (8.57%) SharePoint 2010
2 3 (8.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (8.57%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (8.57%) MS Office
1 3 (8.57%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 14 (40.00%) DNS
2 11 (31.43%) DHCP
3 10 (28.57%) SAN
4 3 (8.57%) LAN
4 3 (8.57%) WAN
4 3 (8.57%) TCP/IP
General
1 13 (37.14%) Finance
2 8 (22.86%) Financial Institution
3 5 (14.29%) Retail
4 2 (5.71%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (25.71%) Analyst
1 9 (25.71%) Administrator
2 8 (22.86%) VMware Engineer
2 8 (22.86%) Wintel Engineer
2 8 (22.86%) Operations Analyst
3 7 (20.00%) Server Administrator
3 7 (20.00%) Windows Administrator
4 6 (17.14%) Senior Wintel Engineer
5 5 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
6 4 (11.43%) Support Engineer
7 3 (8.57%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 2 (5.71%) Systems Administrator
8 2 (5.71%) Senior Systems Administrator
8 2 (5.71%) Wintel Administrator
8 2 (5.71%) Wintel Systems Administrator
9 1 (2.86%) Server Analyst
9 1 (2.86%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 1 (2.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 1 (2.86%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 1 (2.86%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.71%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 10 (28.57%) Clustering
2 8 (22.86%) Hedge funds
2 8 (22.86%) SecurID
2 8 (22.86%) VAX
2 8 (22.86%) AS400
3 3 (8.57%) iPad
3 3 (8.57%) iPhone
3 3 (8.57%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.86%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 27 (77.14%) Windows
2 21 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (31.43%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (22.86%) Solaris
5 8 (22.86%) UNIX
5 8 (22.86%) VMS
6 3 (8.57%) Windows 7
6 3 (8.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (51.43%) ITIL
2 12 (34.29%) Change Management
3 10 (28.57%) Capacity Management
4 4 (11.43%) Incident Management
5 3 (8.57%) Asset Management
5 3 (8.57%) Service Delivery
6 1 (2.86%) Infrastructure Management
6 1 (2.86%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (2.86%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (57.14%) PowerShell
2 10 (28.57%) C
3 8 (22.86%) SQL
3 8 (22.86%) VBScript
4 2 (5.71%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (8.57%) DV Cleared
1 3 (8.57%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.86%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (22.86%) SLA
System Software
1 29 (82.86%) Active Directory
2 20 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (28.57%) VMware ESXi
4 9 (25.71%) vSphere
5 2 (5.71%) VMware ESX
5 2 (5.71%) XenApp
5 2 (5.71%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 11 (31.43%) SCCM
1 11 (31.43%) SCOM
2 10 (28.57%) BMC PATROL
2 10 (28.57%) Control-M
3 8 (22.86%) Tivoli
3 8 (22.86%) Tivoli NetView
3 8 (22.86%) Netcool
3 8 (22.86%) NetBackup
3 8 (22.86%) Backup Exec
3 8 (22.86%) Legato
3 8 (22.86%) OpenView
4 3 (8.57%) HP NNM
4 3 (8.57%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (8.57%) MIMEsweeper
5 2 (5.71%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
6 1 (2.86%) SCOrch
6 1 (2.86%) WSUS
6 1 (2.86%) SCVMM
6 1 (2.86%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 35 (100.00%) HP
2 23 (65.71%) VMware
3 15 (42.86%) IBM
4 13 (37.14%) Microsoft
5 11 (31.43%) Cisco
6 8 (22.86%) Wall Street Systems
6 8 (22.86%) Remedy
6 8 (22.86%) EMC
6 8 (22.86%) Veritas
7 4 (11.43%) ServiceNow
8 3 (8.57%) Symantec
8 3 (8.57%) Sophos
9 2 (5.71%) Apple
9 2 (5.71%) Citrix
9 2 (5.71%) BMC
10 1 (2.86%) SolarWinds