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 22 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP Systems Insight Manager (HP SIM)
Rank 230 234 227
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -7
Contract jobs citing HP SIM 20 4 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.21% 0.047% 0.25%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.07% 0.51% 3.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 3 12
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£315 £348 £264
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.35% +31.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £342 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £510 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £425 £325
% change year-on-year
-20.58% +30.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £14.00 -
% change year-on-year
+96.42% -
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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
965 784 691
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 10.12% 9.13% 7.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 507 418 280
Average daily rate £365 £345 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £210 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 41 61
Average hourly rate £25.00 £21.92 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.07% +21.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.93 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £37.50 £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.94 £23.20 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-5.44% +22.10%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HP SIM across the South East region over the 3 months to 22 October 2014.

HP SIM Daily Rate Histogram 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 22 October 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
Hampshire -8 16 £315 -8.36%
Berkshire - - - -
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England

HP SIM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, 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 31 (100.00%) HP
2 29 (93.55%) Windows
3 23 (74.19%) Microsoft
4 22 (70.97%) VMware
5 21 (67.74%) Analytical Skills
6 19 (61.29%) MS Exchange
7 18 (58.06%) Windows Server 2008
8 17 (54.84%) MS Excel
8 17 (54.84%) SQL
8 17 (54.84%) CA
9 16 (51.61%) ARCserve
10 15 (48.39%) Active Directory
10 15 (48.39%) Security Cleared
11 13 (41.94%) Exchange Server 2007
12 12 (38.71%) SC Cleared
12 12 (38.71%) Mentoring
12 12 (38.71%) Windows Server 2003
13 11 (35.48%) IIS
13 11 (35.48%) SharePoint
13 11 (35.48%) SMTP
14 9 (29.03%) SCOM
14 9 (29.03%) vSphere
15 8 (25.81%) SCCM
15 8 (25.81%) Citrix
16 7 (22.58%) Exchange Server 2003
16 7 (22.58%) SLA
16 7 (22.58%) TCP/IP
16 7 (22.58%) XenApp
17 6 (19.35%) Qualys
17 6 (19.35%) Network Load Balancing

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

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, 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 19 (61.29%) MS Exchange
2 13 (41.94%) Exchange Server 2007
3 11 (35.48%) IIS
3 11 (35.48%) SharePoint
4 7 (22.58%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (3.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (3.23%) WorkSite
5 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 17 (54.84%) MS Excel
2 6 (19.35%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 11 (35.48%) SMTP
2 7 (22.58%) TCP/IP
3 6 (19.35%) DNS
4 5 (16.13%) SAN
5 4 (12.90%) DHCP
6 2 (6.45%) VLAN
6 2 (6.45%) Firewall
7 1 (3.23%) OpenLDAP
7 1 (3.23%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (3.23%) Cisco Nexus
Development Applications
1 3 (9.68%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 1 (3.23%) Finance
1 1 (3.23%) Legal
Job Titles
1 20 (64.52%) Administrator
2 18 (58.06%) Systems Administrator
3 8 (25.81%) Senior Systems Administrator
4 4 (12.90%) Windows Administrator
4 4 (12.90%) Windows Systems Administrator
5 2 (6.45%) Storage Systems Administrator
5 2 (6.45%) Virtualisation Specialist
5 2 (6.45%) Storage Administrator
5 2 (6.45%) Technical Specialist
5 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Support Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (3.23%) Technical Consultant
6 1 (3.23%) Support Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Consultant
6 1 (3.23%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 1 (3.23%) UNIX Administrator
6 1 (3.23%) Exchange Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.68%) Application Packaging
1 3 (9.68%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 21 (67.74%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (19.35%) Clustering
3 2 (6.45%) Replication
4 1 (3.23%) Blackberry
4 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 29 (93.55%) Windows
2 18 (58.06%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (38.71%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (16.13%) Windows XP
4 5 (16.13%) Windows 2000
5 3 (9.68%) UNIX
5 3 (9.68%) Linux
6 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (6.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (3.23%) HPUX
7 1 (3.23%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (38.71%) Mentoring
2 6 (19.35%) Network Load Balancing
3 5 (16.13%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (9.68%) ITIL
4 3 (9.68%) Capacity Management
5 2 (6.45%) Server Monitoring
5 2 (6.45%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (3.23%) Change Management
6 1 (3.23%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (3.23%) Document Management
6 1 (3.23%) Problem Management
6 1 (3.23%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (54.84%) SQL
2 4 (12.90%) PowerShell
2 4 (12.90%) VB
Qualifications
1 15 (48.39%) Security Cleared
2 12 (38.71%) SC Cleared
3 3 (9.68%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (22.58%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (48.39%) Active Directory
2 9 (29.03%) vSphere
3 7 (22.58%) XenApp
4 6 (19.35%) VMware ESX
5 5 (16.13%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 3 (9.68%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (6.45%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (6.45%) XenDesktop
8 1 (3.23%) Xen
8 1 (3.23%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 16 (51.61%) ARCserve
2 9 (29.03%) SCOM
3 8 (25.81%) SCCM
4 6 (19.35%) SAP Afaria
4 6 (19.35%) MOM
5 5 (16.13%) HP Data Protector
6 4 (12.90%) Unicenter
7 3 (9.68%) NetBackup
7 3 (9.68%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 3 (9.68%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 1 (3.23%) Backup Exec
8 1 (3.23%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 31 (100.00%) HP
2 23 (74.19%) Microsoft
3 22 (70.97%) VMware
4 17 (54.84%) CA
5 8 (25.81%) Citrix
6 6 (19.35%) Qualys
6 6 (19.35%) Altiris
6 6 (19.35%) Sophos
7 4 (12.90%) Lumension
7 4 (12.90%) Symantec
8 3 (9.68%) Brocade
8 3 (9.68%) 3PAR
9 2 (6.45%) Veeam
10 1 (3.23%) Oracle
10 1 (3.23%) NetApp
10 1 (3.23%) NetIQ
10 1 (3.23%) EMC
10 1 (3.23%) Intel
10 1 (3.23%) Cisco