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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP Systems Insight Manager (HP SIM)
Rank 251 249 226
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -23
Contract jobs citing HP SIM 2 6 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.023% 0.065% 0.16%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.24% 0.60% 1.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 6
Average daily rate - £380 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.56%
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £365 £400
% change year-on-year
-14.38% -8.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Average hourly rate £63.00 £13.65 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+361.53% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £63.00 £13.65 £10.00
% change year-on-year
+361.53% +36.50%
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
821 1002 710
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 9.60% 10.78% 8.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 501 487 360
Average daily rate £375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £491
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £366 £340
% change year-on-year
+6.48% +7.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 32 50
Average hourly rate £45.00 £16.72 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+169.13% -20.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £13.50 £15.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.00 £55.65 £31.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.25 £21.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+31.39% +2.38%

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 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Berkshire +1 1 - -
East Sussex - 1 - -
HP SIM
England

HP SIM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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%) HP
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 5 (83.33%) MS Office
3 4 (66.67%) Windows XP
3 4 (66.67%) MS Exchange
3 4 (66.67%) SCCM
4 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 3 (50.00%) VMware
4 3 (50.00%) Lumension
4 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
4 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
4 3 (50.00%) Citrix
5 2 (33.33%) Avaya
5 2 (33.33%) SAN
5 2 (33.33%) CA
5 2 (33.33%) Unicenter
5 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (33.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (33.33%) arcserve
5 2 (33.33%) Symantec
5 2 (33.33%) Blackberry
5 2 (33.33%) SLA
5 2 (33.33%) IBM
5 2 (33.33%) Wireless
5 2 (33.33%) AS400
5 2 (33.33%) LAN
5 2 (33.33%) WAN

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 4 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (33.33%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (83.33%) MS Office
2 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (33.33%) LAN
2 2 (33.33%) SAN
2 2 (33.33%) WAN
2 2 (33.33%) Wireless
3 1 (16.67%) DHCP
3 1 (16.67%) DNS
3 1 (16.67%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Service Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Applications Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Applications Support
2 1 (16.67%) Applications Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (33.33%) AS400
2 2 (33.33%) Blackberry
3 1 (16.67%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Windows XP
3 2 (33.33%) Windows 2000
3 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Application Packaging
1 2 (33.33%) Coaching
1 2 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 1 (16.67%) High Availability
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
1 2 (33.33%) VB
2 1 (16.67%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) DV Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (33.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 2 (33.33%) VMware ESX
2 2 (33.33%) vSphere
2 2 (33.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (66.67%) SCCM
2 2 (33.33%) Backup Exec
2 2 (33.33%) HP Data Protector
2 2 (33.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 2 (33.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (33.33%) Unicenter
3 1 (16.67%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (16.67%) SCOM
3 1 (16.67%) WSUS
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) HP
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) Citrix
2 3 (50.00%) Lumension
2 3 (50.00%) VMware
3 2 (33.33%) arcserve
3 2 (33.33%) Avaya
3 2 (33.33%) Becrypt
3 2 (33.33%) Brocade
3 2 (33.33%) CA
3 2 (33.33%) IBM
3 2 (33.33%) Symantec
4 1 (16.67%) ArcSight
4 1 (16.67%) SolarWinds