The first table below looks at the demand 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 14 July 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 South East 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
14 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP Systems Insight Manager (HP SIM)
Rank 228 220 241
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +21
Contract jobs citing HP SIM 10 14 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.11% 0.17% 0.030%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.32% 1.58% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 7 1
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£310 £420 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.19% +23.52%
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £358 £325
% change year-on-year
-13.28% +10.00%
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% -
Systems Management Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
759 885 710
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 8.47% 10.59% 7.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 388 449 308
Average daily rate £345 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.42% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £200 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £437
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 57 53
Average hourly rate £15.50 £20.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.50% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.50 £14.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.40 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.36 £20.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-10.43% +13.88%
HP SIM
England

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 14 July 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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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 +2 10 £310 -26.19% 1
Surrey - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
HP SIM
England

HP SIM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 14 July 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 15 (100.00%) HP
2 13 (86.67%) Windows
3 12 (80.00%) Active Directory
4 9 (60.00%) SCCM
5 8 (53.33%) SCOM
5 8 (53.33%) IIS
6 7 (46.67%) TCP/IP
6 7 (46.67%) Sophos
6 7 (46.67%) MOM
6 7 (46.67%) Network Load Balancing
6 7 (46.67%) Altiris
6 7 (46.67%) Clustering
6 7 (46.67%) Qualys
6 7 (46.67%) SAP Afaria
7 6 (40.00%) VMware
8 5 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
9 4 (26.67%) Security Cleared
9 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
10 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (20.00%) SAN
10 3 (20.00%) VB
10 3 (20.00%) vSphere
10 3 (20.00%) WSUS
10 3 (20.00%) SC Cleared
11 2 (13.33%) Brocade
11 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2003
11 2 (13.33%) VMware ESX
11 2 (13.33%) Firewall
11 2 (13.33%) XenApp
11 2 (13.33%) HP Data Protector

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

For the 6 months to 14 July 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 8 (53.33%) IIS
2 2 (13.33%) MS Exchange
2 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Office
1 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (46.67%) TCP/IP
2 3 (20.00%) SAN
3 2 (13.33%) Firewall
3 2 (13.33%) DHCP
4 1 (6.67%) DNS
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 1 (6.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) Administrator
2 8 (53.33%) Systems Administrator
3 5 (33.33%) Windows Administrator
3 5 (33.33%) Windows Systems Administrator
4 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) UNIX Administrator
5 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Storage Administrator
5 1 (6.67%) Implementation Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Windows Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Storage Systems Administrator
5 1 (6.67%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) Application Packaging
1 1 (6.67%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 7 (46.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 13 (86.67%) Windows
2 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (13.33%) Linux
3 2 (13.33%) Windows 2000
3 2 (13.33%) Windows XP
4 1 (6.67%) HPUX
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (6.67%) Windows 7
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle Linux
4 1 (6.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Network Load Balancing
2 5 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (13.33%) ITIL
4 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
4 1 (6.67%) Validation
4 1 (6.67%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) VB
2 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
2 1 (6.67%) SQL
2 1 (6.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) Security Cleared
2 3 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (6.67%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (20.00%) vSphere
3 2 (13.33%) NFS
3 2 (13.33%) XenApp
3 2 (13.33%) VMware ESX
3 2 (13.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (60.00%) SCCM
2 8 (53.33%) SCOM
3 7 (46.67%) MOM
3 7 (46.67%) SAP Afaria
4 3 (20.00%) WSUS
5 2 (13.33%) ARCserve
5 2 (13.33%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (6.67%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (6.67%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (6.67%) NetBackup
6 1 (6.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (6.67%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) HP
2 7 (46.67%) Sophos
2 7 (46.67%) Qualys
2 7 (46.67%) Altiris
3 6 (40.00%) VMware
4 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
5 2 (13.33%) Citrix
5 2 (13.33%) CA
5 2 (13.33%) Brocade
6 1 (6.67%) NetScout
6 1 (6.67%) SolarWinds
6 1 (6.67%) 3PAR
6 1 (6.67%) Lumension
6 1 (6.67%) Symantec
6 1 (6.67%) Oracle