The table below looks at the statistics for HP SIM skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HP SIM over the 3 months to 30 April 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP Systems Insight Manager (HP SIM)
Rank 620 610 594
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -16
Contract jobs citing HP SIM 38 21 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.068% 0.038% 0.044%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.69% 0.46% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 12 20
Average daily rate £475 £475 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +29.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £500 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £300 £255
% change year-on-year
-4.16% +17.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 0
Average hourly rate £19.00 £15.91 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.40% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £16.83 -
% change year-on-year
+36.70% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Systems Management Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
5512 4583 4293
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.86% 8.21% 7.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 3476 2780 2476
Average daily rate £450 £410 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.75% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 127 202 160
Average hourly rate £21.50 £20.19 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.51% -3.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £37.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.19 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+11.46% -19.26%

HP SIM
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing HP SIM within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

HP SIM Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

HP SIM
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing HP SIM within the UK.

HP SIM Daily Rate Trend in the UK

HP SIM
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HP SIM within the UK over the 3 months to 30 April 2016.

HP SIM Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

HP SIM
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing HP SIM within the UK.

HP SIM Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

HP SIM
Top 16 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 30 April 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
England -14 35 £550 +15.78% 4
London +2 21 £550 +15.78% 1
South East -13 11 - - 3
East Sussex - 9 - -
City of London +39 5 - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 3 - -
North East - 3 - -
Tyne and Wear - 3 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
Surrey - 1 - - 1
Milton Keynes - 1 - -
Erskine - 1 - -
Guildford - 1 - - 1
Ilford - 1 - -
Renfrewshire - 1 - -
Scotland - 1 - -

HP SIM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 48 (100.00%) HP
2 46 (95.83%) Windows
3 36 (75.00%) Microsoft
4 32 (66.67%) Active Directory
5 30 (62.50%) VMware
6 26 (54.17%) Citrix
7 24 (50.00%) Finance
7 24 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 21 (43.75%) Windows Server
9 19 (39.58%) Windows Server 2012
9 19 (39.58%) MS Exchange
10 17 (35.42%) DHCP
10 17 (35.42%) DNS
10 17 (35.42%) Symantec
10 17 (35.42%) PowerShell
11 16 (33.33%) TCP/IP
11 16 (33.33%) Application Packaging
12 15 (31.25%) Backup Exec
12 15 (31.25%) vSphere
13 14 (29.17%) Mentoring
13 14 (29.17%) MS Office
14 12 (25.00%) SQL Server
14 12 (25.00%) Blackberry
14 12 (25.00%) Project Management
14 12 (25.00%) Windows 7
14 12 (25.00%) SCOM
15 11 (22.92%) Hyper-V
15 11 (22.92%) SAN
15 11 (22.92%) CA
15 11 (22.92%) IBM

HP SIM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 (39.58%) MS Exchange
2 9 (18.75%) SharePoint
3 6 (12.50%) IIS
4 5 (10.42%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (8.33%) Apache
5 4 (8.33%) IBM Notes
6 2 (4.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (4.17%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 14 (29.17%) MS Office
2 9 (18.75%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (18.75%) Mimecast
2 4 (8.33%) SaaS
3 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.08%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (35.42%) DHCP
1 17 (35.42%) DNS
2 16 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 11 (22.92%) LAN
3 11 (22.92%) SAN
4 10 (20.83%) NetScaler
4 10 (20.83%) WAN
5 9 (18.75%) Wireless
6 5 (10.42%) Firewall
7 4 (8.33%) Internet
8 3 (6.25%) NAS
9 1 (2.08%) Cisco IOS
9 1 (2.08%) Cisco Nexus
9 1 (2.08%) Fibre Channel
9 1 (2.08%) NX-OS
9 1 (2.08%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 4 (8.33%) MSI
General
1 24 (50.00%) Finance
2 11 (22.92%) Banking
3 9 (18.75%) Financial Institution
3 9 (18.75%) Legal
4 1 (2.08%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.08%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 12 (25.00%) Analyst
2 11 (22.92%) Service Analyst
2 11 (22.92%) Wintel Engineer
3 9 (18.75%) Citrix Engineer
3 9 (18.75%) PowerShell Engineer
3 9 (18.75%) Service Desk Analyst
4 8 (16.67%) VMware Engineer
5 5 (10.42%) Administrator
5 5 (10.42%) Senior Citrix Engineer
5 5 (10.42%) Senior Wintel Engineer
5 5 (10.42%) Systems Administrator
5 5 (10.42%) Windows Engineer
6 4 (8.33%) Automation Engineer
6 4 (8.33%) Senior VMware Engineer
7 3 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
7 3 (6.25%) Architect
7 3 (6.25%) Break Fix Engineer
7 3 (6.25%) Wintel Administrator
7 3 (6.25%) Wintel Systems Administrator
8 2 (4.17%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (18.75%) .NET
1 9 (18.75%) HTML
2 4 (8.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 12 (25.00%) Blackberry
2 9 (18.75%) AS400
2 9 (18.75%) Clustering
2 9 (18.75%) Mathematics
3 7 (14.58%) Data Centre
4 4 (8.33%) Device Driver
4 4 (8.33%) Fat Client
4 4 (8.33%) Thin Client
5 3 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (6.25%) HP Storage
6 2 (4.17%) Mainframe
7 1 (2.08%) Client/Server
7 1 (2.08%) EMC VNX
7 1 (2.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (2.08%) Informatics
7 1 (2.08%) Management Information System
7 1 (2.08%) Mobile App
7 1 (2.08%) NHS
7 1 (2.08%) Replication
7 1 (2.08%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 46 (95.83%) Windows
2 21 (43.75%) Windows Server
3 19 (39.58%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (25.00%) Windows 7
5 10 (20.83%) Windows XP
6 9 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (8.33%) Linux
9 1 (2.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (2.08%) Unix
9 1 (2.08%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (33.33%) Application Packaging
2 14 (29.17%) Mentoring
3 12 (25.00%) Project Management
4 11 (22.92%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (20.83%) ITIL
6 9 (18.75%) Change Management
6 9 (18.75%) Coaching
6 9 (18.75%) Configuration Management
6 9 (18.75%) Incident Management
6 9 (18.75%) Open Source
6 9 (18.75%) Server Building
7 6 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
8 5 (10.42%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (10.42%) High Availability
8 5 (10.42%) Problem Management
9 4 (8.33%) Asset Management
9 4 (8.33%) Data Management
9 4 (8.33%) Workflow
10 3 (6.25%) ITIL V3
10 3 (6.25%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 17 (35.42%) PowerShell
2 9 (18.75%) C
2 9 (18.75%) C#
3 6 (12.50%) SQL
4 3 (6.25%) VB
5 1 (2.08%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.08%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (18.75%) MCP
2 7 (14.58%) Security Cleared
3 5 (10.42%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (8.33%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.08%) Degree
5 1 (2.08%) DV Cleared
5 1 (2.08%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.08%) SLA
System Software
1 32 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 24 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (31.25%) vSphere
4 11 (22.92%) Hyper-V
5 10 (20.83%) XenDesktop
6 9 (18.75%) Terminal Services
6 9 (18.75%) XenApp
7 6 (12.50%) Firmware
8 4 (8.33%) Microsoft App-V
8 4 (8.33%) VMware ESX
9 1 (2.08%) DFS Replication
9 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (2.08%) NFS
9 1 (2.08%) vCloud
9 1 (2.08%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 15 (31.25%) Backup Exec
2 12 (25.00%) SCOM
3 10 (20.83%) SCCM
4 9 (18.75%) EdgeSight
4 9 (18.75%) HP Operations Orchestration
4 9 (18.75%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 5 (10.42%) OpenView
6 4 (8.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 4 (8.33%) Perfmon
6 4 (8.33%) SCOrch
7 3 (6.25%) BMC PATROL
7 3 (6.25%) Control-M
7 3 (6.25%) IBM BigFix
8 2 (4.17%) HP NNM
8 2 (4.17%) Norton AntiVirus
9 1 (2.08%) DameWare
9 1 (2.08%) EMC NetWorker
9 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 1 (2.08%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 1 (2.08%) WSUS
Vendors
1 48 (100.00%) HP
2 36 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 30 (62.50%) VMware
4 26 (54.17%) Citrix
5 17 (35.42%) Symantec
6 11 (22.92%) CA
6 11 (22.92%) IBM
7 9 (18.75%) AppSense
7 9 (18.75%) Avaya
7 9 (18.75%) Becrypt
8 5 (10.42%) Red Hat
8 5 (10.42%) SolarWinds
9 4 (8.33%) Lotus
9 4 (8.33%) Oracle
10 3 (6.25%) BMC
10 3 (6.25%) Brocade
10 3 (6.25%) Dell
11 2 (4.17%) arcserve
11 2 (4.17%) Cisco
11 2 (4.17%) Clearswift
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