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 29 December 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
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP Systems Insight Manager (HP SIM)
Rank 251 227 225
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -2
Contract jobs citing HP SIM 8 9 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.082% 0.11% 0.13%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.77% 1.35% 1.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 9
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£360 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £400 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £414 £400 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £13.65 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.75 £14.00 -
% change year-on-year
+105.35% -
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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
1044 667 631
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 10.66% 7.82% 7.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 545 347 292
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £450 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 32 63
Average hourly rate £19.38 £21.33 £20.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.14% +5.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.00 £16.64
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.75 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £21.33 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-6.23% -14.68%

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 29 December 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 29 December 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 -18 7 £360 - 1
Berkshire -2 1 - -
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England

HP SIM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 25 (100.00%) HP
2 24 (96.00%) Microsoft
2 24 (96.00%) Windows
3 23 (92.00%) VMware
4 21 (84.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 19 (76.00%) MS Exchange
6 18 (72.00%) SQL
7 17 (68.00%) MS Excel
7 17 (68.00%) CA
8 16 (64.00%) ARCserve
8 16 (64.00%) Analytical Skills
9 15 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2007
10 14 (56.00%) Security Cleared
10 14 (56.00%) Mentoring
11 13 (52.00%) SMTP
11 13 (52.00%) SharePoint
12 12 (48.00%) Windows Server 2003
13 11 (44.00%) SC Cleared
14 8 (32.00%) Active Directory
14 8 (32.00%) vSphere
15 7 (28.00%) DNS
16 6 (24.00%) SLA
16 6 (24.00%) Citrix
16 6 (24.00%) Exchange Server 2003
17 5 (20.00%) VMware ESX
17 5 (20.00%) DHCP
17 5 (20.00%) IIS
17 5 (20.00%) XenApp
18 4 (16.00%) VMware Infrastructure
18 4 (16.00%) HP Data Protector

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

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 (76.00%) MS Exchange
2 15 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 13 (52.00%) SharePoint
4 6 (24.00%) Exchange Server 2003
5 5 (20.00%) IIS
6 1 (4.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (4.00%) WorkSite
6 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 17 (68.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (16.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 13 (52.00%) SMTP
2 7 (28.00%) DNS
3 5 (20.00%) DHCP
4 3 (12.00%) SAN
5 2 (8.00%) Firewall
5 2 (8.00%) VLAN
5 2 (8.00%) TCP/IP
6 1 (4.00%) LAN
6 1 (4.00%) WAN
6 1 (4.00%) OpenLDAP
6 1 (4.00%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (4.00%) Cisco Nexus
Development Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 1 (4.00%) Finance
1 1 (4.00%) Legal
1 1 (4.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 15 (60.00%) Administrator
2 14 (56.00%) Systems Administrator
3 9 (36.00%) Senior Systems Administrator
4 2 (8.00%) Storage Administrator
4 2 (8.00%) Technical Specialist
4 2 (8.00%) Virtualisation Specialist
4 2 (8.00%) Storage Systems Administrator
4 2 (8.00%) Support Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (4.00%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Support Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Consultant
5 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 1 (4.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Exchange Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.00%) Application Packaging
1 2 (8.00%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 16 (64.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.00%) Replication
3 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 24 (96.00%) Windows
2 21 (84.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (48.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (12.00%) Windows 2000
4 3 (12.00%) Windows XP
4 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (8.00%) Linux
5 2 (8.00%) UNIX
5 2 (8.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (56.00%) Mentoring
2 3 (12.00%) Capacity Management
2 3 (12.00%) ITIL
3 2 (8.00%) Server Monitoring
3 2 (8.00%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (4.00%) Line Management
4 1 (4.00%) Change Management
4 1 (4.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (4.00%) Migration
4 1 (4.00%) Document Management
4 1 (4.00%) Operations Management
4 1 (4.00%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (72.00%) SQL
2 3 (12.00%) VB
2 3 (12.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 14 (56.00%) Security Cleared
2 11 (44.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (12.00%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (24.00%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (32.00%) Active Directory
1 8 (32.00%) vSphere
2 5 (20.00%) XenApp
2 5 (20.00%) VMware ESX
3 4 (16.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (12.00%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (12.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 2 (8.00%) XenDesktop
6 1 (4.00%) Hyper-V
6 1 (4.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 16 (64.00%) ARCserve
2 4 (16.00%) HP Data Protector
3 3 (12.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 3 (12.00%) NetBackup
3 3 (12.00%) Unicenter
3 3 (12.00%) SCOM
4 2 (8.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (4.00%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (4.00%) Backup Exec
5 1 (4.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 25 (100.00%) HP
2 24 (96.00%) Microsoft
3 23 (92.00%) VMware
4 17 (68.00%) CA
5 6 (24.00%) Citrix
6 4 (16.00%) Symantec
7 3 (12.00%) 3PAR
7 3 (12.00%) Lumension
8 2 (8.00%) Veeam
9 1 (4.00%) NetApp
9 1 (4.00%) NetIQ
9 1 (4.00%) Brocade
9 1 (4.00%) Cisco
9 1 (4.00%) IBM
9 1 (4.00%) Dell
9 1 (4.00%) EMC
9 1 (4.00%) Intel