The table below looks at the statistics for HP SIM skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East 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 April 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP Systems Insight Manager (HP SIM)
Rank 257 234 203
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -31
Contract jobs citing HP SIM 6 9 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.059% 0.095% 0.33%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.62% 1.15% 4.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 14
Average daily rate
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£300 £255 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -24.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £115 £133
10% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £400 £412
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £338
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 4
Average hourly rate £13.65 - £27.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.65 £10.00 £22.75
% change year-on-year
+36.50% -56.04%
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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 South East region.

Systems Management Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
964 781 598
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 9.48% 8.24% 7.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 518 396 317
Average daily rate £375 £350 £339
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £190 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £475 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £337
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 62 51
Average hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £16.50 £13.11
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £45.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £24.00 £20.13
% change year-on-year
-10.41% +19.25%

HP SIM
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

HP SIM Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

HP SIM
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

HP SIM Daily Rate Trend in the South East

HP SIM
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

HP SIM Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

HP SIM
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 1 April 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Hampshire -5 4 £300 -11.76% 1
Berkshire -9 2 - - 1
Kent - - - - 1
HP SIM
England

HP SIM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 12 (100.00%) Windows
1 12 (100.00%) HP
2 11 (91.67%) Microsoft
2 11 (91.67%) VMware
3 10 (83.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (66.67%) CA
4 8 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (66.67%) ARCserve
4 8 (66.67%) MS Exchange
5 7 (58.33%) MS Excel
5 7 (58.33%) SQL
6 6 (50.00%) SharePoint
6 6 (50.00%) SMTP
6 6 (50.00%) Mentoring
6 6 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
6 6 (50.00%) SC Cleared
6 6 (50.00%) Security Cleared
7 5 (41.67%) HP Data Protector
7 5 (41.67%) vSphere
7 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
8 4 (33.33%) SAN
8 4 (33.33%) IIS
8 4 (33.33%) Migration
8 4 (33.33%) VMware ESX
9 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
9 3 (25.00%) Operations Management
9 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 3 (25.00%) XenApp
9 3 (25.00%) VMware ESXi

HP SIM
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 8 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 6 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 6 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (33.33%) IIS
4 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 7 (58.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (16.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (50.00%) SMTP
2 4 (33.33%) SAN
3 3 (25.00%) DHCP
3 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (25.00%) DNS
3 3 (25.00%) LAN
3 3 (25.00%) WAN
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 3 (25.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Systems Administrator
1 7 (58.33%) Administrator
2 4 (33.33%) Senior Systems Administrator
3 3 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Citrix Support
4 1 (8.33%) Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) Application Packaging
2 1 (8.33%) Software Packaging
2 1 (8.33%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 8 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (83.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (16.67%) Windows XP
5 2 (16.67%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 4 (33.33%) Migration
3 3 (25.00%) Operations Management
4 1 (8.33%) Vulnerability Management
4 1 (8.33%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) SQL
2 2 (16.67%) VB
2 2 (16.67%) PowerShell
3 1 (8.33%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (41.67%) vSphere
1 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (33.33%) VMware ESX
3 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (25.00%) XenApp
3 3 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (16.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (8.33%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 8 (66.67%) ARCserve
2 5 (41.67%) HP Data Protector
3 3 (25.00%) vMotion
4 2 (16.67%) Unicenter
4 2 (16.67%) SCCM
5 1 (8.33%) EdgeSight
5 1 (8.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) HP
2 11 (91.67%) Microsoft
2 11 (91.67%) VMware
3 8 (66.67%) CA
4 3 (25.00%) IBM
4 3 (25.00%) Dell
4 3 (25.00%) Citrix
5 2 (16.67%) Lumension
6 1 (8.33%) Qualys