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 26 May 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP Systems Insight Manager (HP SIM)
Rank 616 607 588
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -19
Contract jobs citing HP SIM 32 20 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.060% 0.037% 0.051%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.57% 0.45% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 12 19
Median daily rate £550 £400 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.50% +26.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £278 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £475 £406
UK excluding London median daily rate £200 £288 £262
% change year-on-year
-30.43% +9.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 0
Median hourly rate £19.00 £15.91 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.40% -
UK excluding London median 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
5639 4399 4138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 10.49% 8.11% 7.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 3591 2739 2442
Median daily rate £450 £400 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +3.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £550 £512
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 118 179 143
Median hourly rate £26.50 £20.19 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.28% -15.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.95 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.55 £35.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £20.19 £24.50
% change year-on-year
+73.39% -17.61%

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 26 May 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HP SIM within the UK over the 3 months to 26 May 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 +3 31 £550 +37.50% 5
London -4 15 £550 +15.78% 3
South East -2 10 - -
East Sussex - 7 - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 6 £200 -
Tyne and Wear - 6 £200 -
North East - 6 £200 - 1
City of London +37 4 - - 1
Surrey - 2 - -
Guildford - 2 - -
Ilford - 1 - -
Milton Keynes - 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
Renfrewshire - 1 - -
Erskine - 1 - -
Scotland - 1 - -

HP SIM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 49 (100.00%) HP
2 48 (97.96%) Windows
3 36 (73.47%) Microsoft
4 35 (71.43%) Active Directory
5 31 (63.27%) VMware
6 28 (57.14%) Citrix
7 25 (51.02%) VMware Infrastructure
8 24 (48.98%) Finance
9 21 (42.86%) Windows Server
10 20 (40.82%) DHCP
10 20 (40.82%) DNS
11 19 (38.78%) Application Packaging
11 19 (38.78%) Windows Server 2012
12 18 (36.73%) PowerShell
12 18 (36.73%) MS Exchange
13 16 (32.65%) TCP/IP
13 16 (32.65%) Symantec
14 15 (30.61%) SQL Server
14 15 (30.61%) vSphere
15 14 (28.57%) Backup Exec
16 13 (26.53%) MS Office
16 13 (26.53%) ITIL
16 13 (26.53%) Mentoring
17 12 (24.49%) SCOM
17 12 (24.49%) Terminal Services
17 12 (24.49%) Project Management
17 12 (24.49%) Clustering
17 12 (24.49%) Banking
18 11 (22.45%) Agile Software Development
18 11 (22.45%) Blackberry

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 18 (36.73%) MS Exchange
2 8 (16.33%) IIS
2 8 (16.33%) SharePoint
3 7 (14.29%) Apache
3 7 (14.29%) IBM Notes
4 4 (8.16%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (2.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (2.04%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 13 (26.53%) MS Office
2 11 (22.45%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (18.37%) Mimecast
2 4 (8.16%) SaaS
3 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.04%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (40.82%) DHCP
1 20 (40.82%) DNS
2 16 (32.65%) TCP/IP
3 11 (22.45%) LAN
3 11 (22.45%) NetScaler
3 11 (22.45%) SAN
4 10 (20.41%) WAN
5 9 (18.37%) Firewall
5 9 (18.37%) Wireless
6 4 (8.16%) Internet
7 3 (6.12%) NAS
8 1 (2.04%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (2.04%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (2.04%) NX-OS
8 1 (2.04%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (30.61%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.12%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (4.08%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 7 (14.29%) MSI
General
1 24 (48.98%) Finance
2 12 (24.49%) Banking
3 9 (18.37%) Financial Institution
3 9 (18.37%) Legal
4 1 (2.04%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.04%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 13 (26.53%) Analyst
2 12 (24.49%) Wintel Engineer
3 11 (22.45%) Service Analyst
4 9 (18.37%) Citrix Engineer
4 9 (18.37%) PowerShell Engineer
4 9 (18.37%) Service Desk Analyst
5 8 (16.33%) VMware Engineer
6 5 (10.20%) Administrator
6 5 (10.20%) Senior Citrix Engineer
6 5 (10.20%) Senior Wintel Engineer
6 5 (10.20%) Systems Administrator
7 4 (8.16%) Automation Engineer
7 4 (8.16%) Senior VMware Engineer
7 4 (8.16%) Windows Engineer
8 3 (6.12%) Architect
8 3 (6.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (6.12%) Support Engineer
8 3 (6.12%) Wintel Administrator
8 3 (6.12%) Wintel Support
8 3 (6.12%) Wintel Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (18.37%) .NET
1 9 (18.37%) HTML
2 7 (14.29%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 12 (24.49%) Clustering
2 11 (22.45%) Blackberry
3 9 (18.37%) AS400
3 9 (18.37%) Mathematics
4 6 (12.24%) Data Centre
5 4 (8.16%) Device Driver
5 4 (8.16%) Fat Client
5 4 (8.16%) Thin Client
6 3 (6.12%) HP Storage
7 2 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (4.08%) Client/Server
7 2 (4.08%) EMC VNX
7 2 (4.08%) Mainframe
7 2 (4.08%) Management Information System
7 2 (4.08%) NHS
8 1 (2.04%) CMDB
8 1 (2.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (2.04%) HP StoreVirtual
8 1 (2.04%) Mobile App
8 1 (2.04%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 48 (97.96%) Windows
2 21 (42.86%) Windows Server
3 19 (38.78%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (22.45%) Windows 7
5 10 (20.41%) Windows XP
6 9 (18.37%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (18.37%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (6.12%) Linux
8 1 (2.04%) Unix
8 1 (2.04%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (38.78%) Application Packaging
2 13 (26.53%) ITIL
2 13 (26.53%) Mentoring
3 12 (24.49%) Project Management
4 11 (22.45%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (20.41%) Change Management
5 10 (20.41%) Configuration Management
5 10 (20.41%) Incident Management
6 9 (18.37%) Coaching
6 9 (18.37%) Open Source
6 9 (18.37%) Server Building
7 8 (16.33%) High Availability
8 6 (12.24%) ITIL V3
9 5 (10.20%) Disaster Recovery
9 5 (10.20%) Problem Management
9 5 (10.20%) Root Cause Analysis
10 4 (8.16%) Asset Management
10 4 (8.16%) Data Management
10 4 (8.16%) Workflow
11 3 (6.12%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 18 (36.73%) PowerShell
2 9 (18.37%) C
2 9 (18.37%) C#
2 9 (18.37%) SQL
3 3 (6.12%) VB
4 2 (4.08%) VBScript
5 1 (2.04%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (18.37%) MCP
2 8 (16.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (16.33%) Security Cleared
3 4 (8.16%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.04%) Degree
4 1 (2.04%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.04%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.08%) SLA
System Software
1 35 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 25 (51.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (30.61%) vSphere
4 12 (24.49%) Terminal Services
5 11 (22.45%) Hyper-V
5 11 (22.45%) XenApp
6 10 (20.41%) XenDesktop
7 7 (14.29%) Microsoft App-V
8 4 (8.16%) Firmware
8 4 (8.16%) VMware ESX
9 1 (2.04%) DFS Replication
9 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 14 (28.57%) Backup Exec
2 12 (24.49%) SCOM
3 10 (20.41%) EdgeSight
3 10 (20.41%) SCCM
4 9 (18.37%) HP Operations Orchestration
4 9 (18.37%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 8 (16.33%) OpenView
6 7 (14.29%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 7 (14.29%) Perfmon
7 4 (8.16%) SCOrch
8 3 (6.12%) BMC PATROL
8 3 (6.12%) Control-M
8 3 (6.12%) IBM BigFix
9 2 (4.08%) HP NNM
9 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 2 (4.08%) Norton AntiVirus
10 1 (2.04%) EMC NetWorker
10 1 (2.04%) HP Data Protector
10 1 (2.04%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 1 (2.04%) WSUS
Vendors
1 49 (100.00%) HP
2 36 (73.47%) Microsoft
3 31 (63.27%) VMware
4 28 (57.14%) Citrix
5 16 (32.65%) Symantec
6 11 (22.45%) IBM
7 10 (20.41%) AppSense
7 10 (20.41%) CA
8 9 (18.37%) Avaya
8 9 (18.37%) Becrypt
9 7 (14.29%) Lotus
9 7 (14.29%) Oracle
10 4 (8.16%) Dell
10 4 (8.16%) Red Hat
11 3 (6.12%) BMC
11 3 (6.12%) Brocade
11 3 (6.12%) Cisco
11 3 (6.12%) SolarWinds
12 2 (4.08%) 3PAR
13 1 (2.04%) Splunk