The table below looks at the statistics for HP SIM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland 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 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP Systems Insight Manager (HP SIM)
Rank 122 117 111
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -6
Contract jobs citing HP SIM 1 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.037% 0.040% 0.078%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.51% 0.64% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£375 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £349 £348 £338
% change year-on-year
+0.35% +2.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £27.80 -
% change year-on-year
-7.37% -
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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 Scotland region.

Systems Management Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
197 156 158
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 7.22% 6.18% 6.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 79 69
Average daily rate £333 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £207 £225 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £517 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £313
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +10.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 11
Average hourly rate £32.50 £160.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-79.68% +814.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.75 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +31.94%

HP SIM
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

HP SIM Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

HP SIM
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

HP SIM Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

HP SIM
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

HP SIM Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

HP SIM
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Lotus Domino
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) EMC
2 1 (50.00%) Lotus
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Replication
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) CLARiiON
2 1 (50.00%) Symmetrix
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Test Management
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Storage

HP SIM
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 1 (50.00%) Lotus Domino
General
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Server Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Replication
1 1 (50.00%) CLARiiON
1 1 (50.00%) Symmetrix
1 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) EMC
2 1 (50.00%) Lotus
2 1 (50.00%) VMware