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 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP Systems Insight Manager (HP SIM)
Rank 256 228 198
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -30
Contract jobs citing HP SIM 8 12 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.082% 0.13% 0.25%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.81% 1.62% 3.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 13
Average daily rate
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£300 £295 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.69% -15.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £115 £171
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £400 £394
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £13.65 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.65 £10.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+36.50% -45.94%
HP SIM
England

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
986 742 557
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 10.05% 8.32% 7.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 498 372 292
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 £270 £215 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.86% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 58 53
Average hourly rate £18.00 £25.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.00% +19.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £16.50 £13.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £45.00 £43.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%

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 4 March 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 -14 5 £300 -21.05% 2
Berkshire +3 3 - - 2
Kent - - - -
HP SIM
England

HP SIM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 24 (100.00%) HP
2 23 (95.83%) Windows
3 22 (91.67%) Microsoft
4 21 (87.50%) VMware
5 19 (79.17%) Windows Server 2008
6 17 (70.83%) SQL
6 17 (70.83%) MS Exchange
7 16 (66.67%) MS Excel
7 16 (66.67%) CA
8 15 (62.50%) ARCserve
8 15 (62.50%) Analytical Skills
9 14 (58.33%) Windows Server 2003
10 12 (50.00%) Mentoring
10 12 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
11 11 (45.83%) SharePoint
11 11 (45.83%) SMTP
12 10 (41.67%) SC Cleared
12 10 (41.67%) Security Cleared
13 9 (37.50%) vSphere
14 8 (33.33%) IIS
14 8 (33.33%) Active Directory
14 8 (33.33%) Citrix
15 7 (29.17%) XenApp
15 7 (29.17%) HP Data Protector
16 6 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
16 6 (25.00%) VMware ESX
16 6 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
16 6 (25.00%) DNS
17 5 (20.83%) MS Office
17 5 (20.83%) SAN

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

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 17 (70.83%) MS Exchange
2 12 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 11 (45.83%) SharePoint
4 8 (33.33%) IIS
5 6 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (4.17%) WorkSite
6 1 (4.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 16 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 5 (20.83%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 11 (45.83%) SMTP
2 6 (25.00%) DNS
3 5 (20.83%) SAN
4 4 (16.67%) DHCP
4 4 (16.67%) TCP/IP
5 3 (12.50%) LAN
5 3 (12.50%) WAN
6 2 (8.33%) VLAN
7 1 (4.17%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (4.17%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (4.17%) OpenLDAP
Development Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 3 (12.50%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.17%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Legal
Job Titles
1 12 (50.00%) Administrator
2 11 (45.83%) Systems Administrator
3 7 (29.17%) Senior Systems Administrator
4 3 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Virtualisation Specialist
5 2 (8.33%) Technical Specialist
5 2 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (4.17%) Technical Consultant
6 1 (4.17%) Support Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Support Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Exchange Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Citrix Support
6 1 (4.17%) Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.67%) Application Packaging
2 3 (12.50%) Software Packaging
3 1 (4.17%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 15 (62.50%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.33%) Replication
3 1 (4.17%) Blackberry
3 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 23 (95.83%) Windows
2 19 (79.17%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (58.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (16.67%) Windows XP
4 4 (16.67%) Windows 2000
5 2 (8.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 4 (16.67%) Migration
3 3 (12.50%) Operations Management
4 2 (8.33%) Server Monitoring
4 2 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (8.33%) Change Management
5 1 (4.17%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (4.17%) Problem Management
5 1 (4.17%) Document Management
5 1 (4.17%) Vulnerability Management
5 1 (4.17%) Capacity Management
5 1 (4.17%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (70.83%) SQL
2 4 (16.67%) PowerShell
2 4 (16.67%) VB
3 1 (4.17%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (41.67%) SC Cleared
1 10 (41.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.33%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (37.50%) vSphere
2 8 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 7 (29.17%) XenApp
4 6 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (25.00%) VMware ESX
5 5 (20.83%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (16.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 2 (8.33%) XenDesktop
8 1 (4.17%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (4.17%) Hyper-V
8 1 (4.17%) Xen
Systems Management
1 15 (62.50%) ARCserve
2 7 (29.17%) HP Data Protector
3 4 (16.67%) Unicenter
4 3 (12.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (8.33%) SCCM
5 2 (8.33%) SCOM
6 1 (4.17%) Backup Exec
6 1 (4.17%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (4.17%) EdgeSight
Vendors
1 24 (100.00%) HP
2 22 (91.67%) Microsoft
3 21 (87.50%) VMware
4 16 (66.67%) CA
5 8 (33.33%) Citrix
6 4 (16.67%) Lumension
7 3 (12.50%) IBM
7 3 (12.50%) Dell
8 2 (8.33%) Veeam
9 1 (4.17%) NetApp
9 1 (4.17%) Brocade
9 1 (4.17%) Cisco
9 1 (4.17%) EMC
9 1 (4.17%) Intel
9 1 (4.17%) NetIQ
9 1 (4.17%) Symantec
9 1 (4.17%) 3PAR
9 1 (4.17%) Qualys
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