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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP Systems Insight Manager (HP SIM)
Rank 272 241 237
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -4
Contract jobs citing HP SIM 3 14 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.030% 0.15% 0.090%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.30% 1.60% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 12 2
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£320 £301 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.37% -42.70%
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £301 £375
% change year-on-year
+11.36% -19.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £25.25 £27.80
% change year-on-year
+0.99% -9.17%
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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
1010 875 930
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 10.07% 9.41% 10.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 569 437 466
Average daily rate £375 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £250 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 27 51
Average hourly rate £22.75 £19.91 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.26% +2.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.43 £14.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £47.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.07 £20.06 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+5.04% +0.30%

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 2 September 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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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 -6 1 - -
Berkshire - 1 £320 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
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England

HP SIM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
1 6 (100.00%) VMware ESX
1 6 (100.00%) SCCM
1 6 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 6 (100.00%) vSphere
2 5 (83.33%) HP
2 5 (83.33%) Citrix
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (83.33%) MS Excel
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
3 4 (66.67%) DNS
3 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (66.67%) SAN
3 4 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (50.00%) Malware Detection\Protection
4 3 (50.00%) Software Deployment
4 3 (50.00%) SolarWinds
4 3 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (50.00%) Firewall
4 3 (50.00%) NetBackup
4 3 (50.00%) Business Continuity
4 3 (50.00%) MCITP
4 3 (50.00%) XenApp
4 3 (50.00%) VLAN
4 3 (50.00%) Degree
4 3 (50.00%) Application Packaging
4 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
4 3 (50.00%) MCSE

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

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 2 (33.33%) IIS
1 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (83.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (33.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) DNS
1 4 (66.67%) SAN
2 3 (50.00%) Firewall
2 3 (50.00%) VLAN
2 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Subversion
1 2 (33.33%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Games
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Systems Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Wintel Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Wintel Systems Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) Application Packaging
2 2 (33.33%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Thin Client
1 2 (33.33%) Fat Client
1 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (33.33%) EMC VNX
2 1 (16.67%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (33.33%) Windows 2000
4 2 (33.33%) Windows XP
5 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (50.00%) Business Continuity
1 3 (50.00%) Software Deployment
1 3 (50.00%) Malware Detection\Protection
2 2 (33.33%) Patch Management
2 2 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (33.33%) Line Management
2 2 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (33.33%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (50.00%) VBScript
2 3 (50.00%) VB
3 2 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) MCSE
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (50.00%) MCITP
1 3 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 6 (100.00%) VMware ESX
1 6 (100.00%) vSphere
2 4 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (50.00%) XenApp
4 2 (33.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 2 (33.33%) Terminal Services
4 2 (33.33%) ISA Server
5 1 (16.67%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (100.00%) SCCM
2 3 (50.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (50.00%) NetBackup
3 2 (33.33%) WSUS
3 2 (33.33%) Unicenter
3 2 (33.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (33.33%) HP Data Protector
3 2 (33.33%) ARCserve
4 1 (16.67%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
4 1 (16.67%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (16.67%) Control-M
4 1 (16.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (83.33%) HP
2 5 (83.33%) Citrix
3 3 (50.00%) EMC
3 3 (50.00%) Symantec
3 3 (50.00%) McAfee
3 3 (50.00%) SolarWinds
4 2 (33.33%) Lumension
4 2 (33.33%) CA
4 2 (33.33%) Websense
4 2 (33.33%) Brocade
5 1 (16.67%) BMC