The table below looks at the statistics for HP SIM skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HP SIM over the 3 months to 3 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP Systems Insight Manager (HP SIM)
Rank - 133 -
Contract jobs citing HP SIM 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West - 0.033% -
As % of the Systems Management category - 0.47% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -17.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £24.13 £20.15
% change year-on-year
- +19.72%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

Systems Management Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
297 215 244
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 7.67% 7.11% 9.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 108 104
Average daily rate £363 £300 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.08% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £175 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £345
% change year-on-year
+10.29% -1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 20 23
Average hourly rate £14.00 £22.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.36% -32.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.90 £12.61 £21.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.00 £35.78 £44.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £19.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+10.25% -13.33%

HP SIM
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing HP SIM across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

HP SIM Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

HP SIM
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing HP SIM across the North West region.

HP SIM Daily Rate Trend in the North West

HP SIM
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing HP SIM across the North West region.

HP SIM Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

HP SIM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 3 (100.00%) HP
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) Data Centre
3 1 (33.33%) ProCurve
3 1 (33.33%) HP ASE
3 1 (33.33%) SolarWinds
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (33.33%) Server Patching
3 1 (33.33%) VMware ESX
3 1 (33.33%) Business Continuity
3 1 (33.33%) Information Security
3 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (33.33%) SonicWALL
3 1 (33.33%) BS25999
3 1 (33.33%) Compaq
3 1 (33.33%) Intel
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Juniper
3 1 (33.33%) SAN
3 1 (33.33%) McAfee
3 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) LAN
3 1 (33.33%) WAN
3 1 (33.33%) DNS

HP SIM
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) LAN
2 1 (33.33%) WAN
2 1 (33.33%) DNS
2 1 (33.33%) SAN
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Desktop Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Server Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Specialist
1 1 (33.33%) Network Specialist
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Desktop Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Network Infrastructure Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (33.33%) Business Continuity
1 1 (33.33%) Information Security
1 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
1 1 (33.33%) Server Patching
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CCNA
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (33.33%) HP ASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (33.33%) BS25999
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) HP
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) SonicWALL
3 1 (33.33%) ProCurve
3 1 (33.33%) SolarWinds
3 1 (33.33%) Compaq
3 1 (33.33%) Intel
3 1 (33.33%) Juniper
3 1 (33.33%) McAfee
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft