The table below looks at the statistics for HP SIM skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HP SIM over the 3 months to 29 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP Systems Insight Manager (HP SIM)
Rank 613 617 577
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -40
Contract jobs citing HP SIM 30 19 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.056% 0.034% 0.083%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.50% 0.40% 1.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 12 24
Median daily rate £328 £395 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.08% +27.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £275 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £400 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £260 £275 £310
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -11.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 1
Median hourly rate £23.00 £16.83 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.70% -36.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £16.83 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+48.58% -36.50%

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
6052 4753 4290
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 11.27% 8.48% 8.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 3902 2929 2494
Median daily rate £450 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £340
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +13.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 143 160 127
Median hourly rate £30.75 £21.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.42% +10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.45 £13.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £39.78 £34.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £21.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+66.66% +10.52%

HP SIM
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing HP SIM as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 29 June 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 17 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HP SIM within the UK over the 3 months to 29 June 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +6 29 £328 -18.12% 4
North East -45 11 £260 -5.45%
Newcastle upon Tyne -51 11 £260 -5.45%
Tyne and Wear -55 11 £260 -5.45%
London +5 10 £500 +25.00%
South East +3 8 £325 +18.18% 1
City of London +49 4 £323 -
East Sussex - 4 - -
Guildford - 2 - -
Surrey - 2 - -
Scotland -13 1 - -
Renfrewshire - 1 - -
Middlesex - 1 £325 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
Milton Keynes - 1 - -
Ilford - 1 - -
Erskine - 1 - -

HP SIM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing HP SIM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for HP SIM.

1 54 (100.00%) HP
2 51 (94.44%) Windows
3 40 (74.07%) Microsoft
4 38 (70.37%) Active Directory
5 35 (64.81%) VMware
6 34 (62.96%) Citrix
7 28 (51.85%) VMware Infrastructure
8 24 (44.44%) DNS
8 24 (44.44%) DHCP
8 24 (44.44%) Finance
8 24 (44.44%) Application Packaging
9 21 (38.89%) SQL Server
9 21 (38.89%) Windows Server
10 19 (35.19%) Windows Server 2012
11 18 (33.33%) PowerShell
11 18 (33.33%) ITIL
12 17 (31.48%) MS Excel
12 17 (31.48%) Terminal Services
12 17 (31.48%) Clustering
13 16 (29.63%) MS Exchange
14 15 (27.78%) vSphere
15 14 (25.93%) TCP/IP
15 14 (25.93%) SQL
15 14 (25.93%) Symantec
15 14 (25.93%) Backup Exec
15 14 (25.93%) Firewall
15 14 (25.93%) Banking
16 13 (24.07%) Incident Management
16 13 (24.07%) Change Management
16 13 (24.07%) Configuration Management

HP SIM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 16 (29.63%) MS Exchange
2 13 (24.07%) IIS
3 12 (22.22%) Apache
3 12 (22.22%) IBM Notes
4 8 (14.81%) SharePoint
5 2 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.85%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 17 (31.48%) MS Excel
2 13 (24.07%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (16.67%) Mimecast
2 4 (7.41%) SaaS
3 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 24 (44.44%) DHCP
1 24 (44.44%) DNS
2 14 (25.93%) Firewall
2 14 (25.93%) TCP/IP
3 12 (22.22%) NetScaler
4 11 (20.37%) SAN
5 10 (18.52%) LAN
5 10 (18.52%) WAN
6 9 (16.67%) Wireless
7 4 (7.41%) Internet
8 1 (1.85%) NAS
8 1 (1.85%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (38.89%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.70%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 12 (22.22%) MSI
General
1 24 (44.44%) Finance
2 14 (25.93%) Banking
3 9 (16.67%) Financial Institution
3 9 (16.67%) Legal
4 1 (1.85%) Back Office
4 1 (1.85%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 14 (25.93%) Analyst
2 13 (24.07%) Wintel Engineer
3 11 (20.37%) Service Analyst
4 9 (16.67%) Citrix Engineer
4 9 (16.67%) PowerShell Engineer
4 9 (16.67%) Service Desk Analyst
5 8 (14.81%) VMware Engineer
6 7 (12.96%) Support Engineer
6 7 (12.96%) Windows Engineer
7 5 (9.26%) Senior Citrix Engineer
7 5 (9.26%) Senior Wintel Engineer
7 5 (9.26%) Wintel Support
8 4 (7.41%) Administrator
8 4 (7.41%) Automation Engineer
8 4 (7.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (7.41%) Senior VMware Engineer
8 4 (7.41%) Systems Administrator
9 3 (5.56%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 3 (5.56%) Senior Analyst
9 3 (5.56%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (22.22%) Middleware
2 9 (16.67%) .NET
2 9 (16.67%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (31.48%) Clustering
2 10 (18.52%) Blackberry
3 9 (16.67%) AS400
3 9 (16.67%) Mathematics
4 7 (12.96%) Data Centre
5 5 (9.26%) Management Information System
6 4 (7.41%) CMDB
6 4 (7.41%) Device Driver
6 4 (7.41%) Fat Client
6 4 (7.41%) Thin Client
7 3 (5.56%) HP Storage
8 2 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (3.70%) Client/Server
8 2 (3.70%) EMC VNX
8 2 (3.70%) Mainframe
8 2 (3.70%) NHS
9 1 (1.85%) HP StoreVirtual
9 1 (1.85%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 51 (94.44%) Windows
2 21 (38.89%) Windows Server
3 19 (35.19%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (18.52%) Windows 7
4 10 (18.52%) Windows XP
5 9 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (12.96%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (5.56%) Linux
8 1 (1.85%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (44.44%) Application Packaging
2 18 (33.33%) ITIL
3 13 (24.07%) Change Management
3 13 (24.07%) Configuration Management
3 13 (24.07%) High Availability
3 13 (24.07%) Incident Management
3 13 (24.07%) Mentoring
4 12 (22.22%) Project Management
5 11 (20.37%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (16.67%) Coaching
6 9 (16.67%) ITIL V3
6 9 (16.67%) Open Source
6 9 (16.67%) Problem Management
6 9 (16.67%) Server Building
7 7 (12.96%) Service Delivery
8 5 (9.26%) Root Cause Analysis
9 4 (7.41%) Asset Management
9 4 (7.41%) Data Management
9 4 (7.41%) Escalation Management
9 4 (7.41%) Knowledge Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 14 (25.93%) SQL
3 9 (16.67%) C
3 9 (16.67%) C#
4 3 (5.56%) VB
5 2 (3.70%) VBScript
6 1 (1.85%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (16.67%) MCP
2 9 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 5 (9.26%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.85%) Degree
4 1 (1.85%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.41%) SLA
System Software
1 38 (70.37%) Active Directory
2 28 (51.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (31.48%) Terminal Services
4 15 (27.78%) vSphere
5 13 (24.07%) XenApp
6 12 (22.22%) Microsoft App-V
7 11 (20.37%) XenDesktop
8 10 (18.52%) Hyper-V
9 4 (7.41%) Firmware
9 4 (7.41%) Virtual Machines
10 3 (5.56%) VMware ESX
11 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (1.85%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 14 (25.93%) Backup Exec
2 13 (24.07%) OpenView
3 12 (22.22%) EdgeSight
3 12 (22.22%) Microsoft Clustering
3 12 (22.22%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 12 (22.22%) Perfmon
3 12 (22.22%) SCOM
4 11 (20.37%) SCCM
5 9 (16.67%) HP Operations Orchestration
5 9 (16.67%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 5 (9.26%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 4 (7.41%) SCOrch
8 3 (5.56%) BMC PATROL
8 3 (5.56%) Control-M
8 3 (5.56%) IBM BigFix
9 2 (3.70%) HP NNM
9 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 2 (3.70%) MOM
9 2 (3.70%) Tivoli
10 1 (1.85%) WSUS
Vendors
1 54 (100.00%) HP
2 40 (74.07%) Microsoft
3 35 (64.81%) VMware
4 34 (62.96%) Citrix
5 14 (25.93%) Symantec
6 12 (22.22%) AppSense
6 12 (22.22%) Lotus
6 12 (22.22%) Oracle
7 10 (18.52%) CA
7 10 (18.52%) IBM
8 9 (16.67%) Avaya
8 9 (16.67%) Becrypt
9 4 (7.41%) Cisco
9 4 (7.41%) Dell
9 4 (7.41%) Red Hat
10 3 (5.56%) BMC
10 3 (5.56%) NetApp
10 3 (5.56%) SolarWinds
10 3 (5.56%) Sophos
11 2 (3.70%) Brocade
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