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 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP Systems Insight Manager (HP SIM)
Rank 227 231 234
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +3
Contract jobs citing HP SIM 19 9 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.20% 0.10% 0.18%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.29% 1.01% 2.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 4 9
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£310 £424 £175
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.84% +142.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £342 £152
10% offered a daily rate of more than £444 £535 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £311 £363 £175
% change year-on-year
-14.13% +107.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £27.80 -
% change year-on-year
-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
829 893 727
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 8.94% 10.21% 7.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 443 472 313
Average daily rate £361 £348 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.95% +6.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £343 £313
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +9.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 42 41
Average hourly rate £22.50 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.55 £13.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £37.50 £31.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £21.75 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+1.14% +17.56%

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 16 September 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 16 September 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 +12 15 £305 -11.15%
Surrey - - - -
HP SIM
England

HP SIM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 26 (100.00%) HP
2 25 (96.15%) Windows
3 18 (69.23%) Microsoft
4 16 (61.54%) Active Directory
4 16 (61.54%) VMware
5 15 (57.69%) Analytical Skills
6 14 (53.85%) Security Cleared
7 13 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 13 (50.00%) MS Exchange
8 12 (46.15%) MS Excel
8 12 (46.15%) IIS
9 11 (42.31%) SQL
9 11 (42.31%) Windows Server 2003
9 11 (42.31%) SC Cleared
10 10 (38.46%) SCOM
10 10 (38.46%) ARCserve
10 10 (38.46%) CA
11 9 (34.62%) SCCM
12 8 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2007
12 8 (30.77%) vSphere
12 8 (30.77%) TCP/IP
13 7 (26.92%) Citrix
13 7 (26.92%) MOM
13 7 (26.92%) Sophos
13 7 (26.92%) Clustering
13 7 (26.92%) Altiris
13 7 (26.92%) Qualys
13 7 (26.92%) Network Load Balancing
13 7 (26.92%) SAP Afaria
13 7 (26.92%) Mentoring

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

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 13 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 12 (46.15%) IIS
3 8 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2007
4 6 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2003
4 6 (23.08%) SharePoint
5 1 (3.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (3.85%) WorkSite
5 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 12 (46.15%) MS Excel
2 5 (19.23%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 8 (30.77%) TCP/IP
2 6 (23.08%) DNS
2 6 (23.08%) SMTP
3 5 (19.23%) DHCP
4 4 (15.38%) SAN
5 3 (11.54%) Firewall
6 2 (7.69%) VLAN
7 1 (3.85%) OpenLDAP
Development Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 1 (3.85%) Finance
1 1 (3.85%) Legal
Job Titles
1 16 (61.54%) Administrator
2 15 (57.69%) Systems Administrator
3 5 (19.23%) Windows Administrator
3 5 (19.23%) Windows Systems Administrator
4 4 (15.38%) Senior Systems Administrator
5 2 (7.69%) Storage Administrator
5 2 (7.69%) Virtualisation Specialist
5 2 (7.69%) Storage Systems Administrator
5 2 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Technical Specialist
6 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (3.85%) UNIX Administrator
6 1 (3.85%) Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Support Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Support Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Exchange Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.54%) Application Packaging
1 3 (11.54%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 15 (57.69%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (26.92%) Clustering
3 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.85%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.85%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 25 (96.15%) Windows
2 13 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (42.31%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (15.38%) Windows 2000
4 4 (15.38%) Windows XP
5 3 (11.54%) UNIX
5 3 (11.54%) Linux
6 2 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (3.85%) Windows 7
7 1 (3.85%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (3.85%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (26.92%) Network Load Balancing
1 7 (26.92%) Mentoring
2 5 (19.23%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (11.54%) Capacity Management
3 3 (11.54%) ITIL
4 2 (7.69%) Server Monitoring
4 2 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (3.85%) People Management
5 1 (3.85%) Problem Management
5 1 (3.85%) Change Management
5 1 (3.85%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (3.85%) Validation
5 1 (3.85%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (42.31%) SQL
2 3 (11.54%) VB
2 3 (11.54%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 14 (53.85%) Security Cleared
2 11 (42.31%) SC Cleared
3 3 (11.54%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (23.08%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (61.54%) Active Directory
2 8 (30.77%) vSphere
3 6 (23.08%) XenApp
4 5 (19.23%) VMware ESX
5 4 (15.38%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 3 (11.54%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (7.69%) XenDesktop
7 2 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (3.85%) Xen
Systems Management
1 10 (38.46%) ARCserve
1 10 (38.46%) SCOM
2 9 (34.62%) SCCM
3 7 (26.92%) MOM
3 7 (26.92%) SAP Afaria
4 4 (15.38%) HP Data Protector
5 3 (11.54%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 3 (11.54%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 3 (11.54%) Unicenter
5 3 (11.54%) NetBackup
6 1 (3.85%) Backup Exec
6 1 (3.85%) WSUS
6 1 (3.85%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 26 (100.00%) HP
2 18 (69.23%) Microsoft
3 16 (61.54%) VMware
4 10 (38.46%) CA
5 7 (26.92%) Citrix
5 7 (26.92%) Altiris
5 7 (26.92%) Qualys
5 7 (26.92%) Sophos
6 4 (15.38%) Symantec
7 3 (11.54%) Lumension
8 2 (7.69%) Veeam
8 2 (7.69%) 3PAR
8 2 (7.69%) Brocade
9 1 (3.85%) NetApp
9 1 (3.85%) NetIQ
9 1 (3.85%) Oracle
9 1 (3.85%) EMC
9 1 (3.85%) Intel