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 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP Systems Insight Manager (HP SIM)
Rank 640 650 581
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -69
Contract jobs citing HP SIM 17 11 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.032% 0.019% 0.11%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.30% 0.23% 1.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 6 23
Median daily rate £341 £368 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +2.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £316 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £402 £425 £498
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £335 £326
% change year-on-year
-10.44% +2.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 5
Median hourly rate - £24.63 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +2.60%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £25.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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
5719 4756 4857
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 10.69% 8.31% 8.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 3619 2925 2882
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £255 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 125 178 186
Median hourly rate £22.50 £18.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.62% -17.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.40 £11.67 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.06 £43.00 £47.13
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.50 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+17.50% -11.11%

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 27 September 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 20 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 27 September 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 +34 17 £341 -7.14% 4
South East +18 4 £355 +10.78% 1
London -7 4 £402 -5.52% 2
North East -20 4 £260 -
City of London +13 3 £402 -
Tyne and Wear -24 3 £260 -
Newcastle upon Tyne -28 3 £260 -
North West - 3 £291 - 1
Hampshire +16 2 £402 -
Manchester - 2 £283 - 1
East of England - 2 £390 -
Watford - 2 £390 -
Hertfordshire - 2 £390 -
Milton Keynes +18 1 - -
Buckinghamshire +18 1 - -
Berkshire +9 1 £308 -3.90% 1
Farnborough - 1 - -
Newbury - 1 £308 -
Northumberland - 1 £375 -
Lancashire - 1 £300 -

HP SIM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 40 (81.63%) Windows
3 38 (77.55%) Active Directory
4 29 (59.18%) Microsoft
4 29 (59.18%) VMware
5 28 (57.14%) DNS
6 25 (51.02%) VMware Infrastructure
7 23 (46.94%) DHCP
7 23 (46.94%) SQL Server
7 23 (46.94%) Citrix
8 21 (42.86%) ITIL
9 19 (38.78%) MS Excel
10 18 (36.73%) SQL
10 18 (36.73%) Clustering
11 17 (34.69%) Firewall
11 17 (34.69%) IIS
11 17 (34.69%) Terminal Services
12 16 (32.65%) Microsoft Certification
12 16 (32.65%) OpenView
12 16 (32.65%) Application Packaging
13 15 (30.61%) Microsoft App-V
13 15 (30.61%) Oracle
13 15 (30.61%) Apache
13 15 (30.61%) IBM Notes
13 15 (30.61%) Lotus
13 15 (30.61%) OpenView Configuration Management
13 15 (30.61%) Middleware
13 15 (30.61%) MSI
13 15 (30.61%) High Availability
13 15 (30.61%) Perfmon

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 17 (34.69%) IIS
2 15 (30.61%) Apache
2 15 (30.61%) IBM Notes
3 10 (20.41%) MS Exchange
4 3 (6.12%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (2.04%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 19 (38.78%) MS Excel
2 7 (14.29%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.20%) Mimecast
2 2 (4.08%) SaaS
3 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 28 (57.14%) DNS
2 23 (46.94%) DHCP
3 17 (34.69%) Firewall
4 8 (16.33%) SAN
5 7 (14.29%) TCP/IP
6 6 (12.24%) LAN
6 6 (12.24%) WAN
7 5 (10.20%) Wireless
8 4 (8.16%) NetScaler
9 2 (4.08%) Internet
9 2 (4.08%) VLAN
10 1 (2.04%) SNMP
10 1 (2.04%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (46.94%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.12%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (4.08%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 15 (30.61%) MSI
General
1 10 (20.41%) Finance
2 5 (10.20%) Banking
2 5 (10.20%) Legal
3 2 (4.08%) Retail
4 1 (2.04%) Back Office
4 1 (2.04%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 10 (20.41%) Support Engineer
2 9 (18.37%) Wintel Engineer
3 8 (16.33%) Analyst
3 8 (16.33%) Windows Engineer
4 7 (14.29%) Wintel Support
5 6 (12.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (12.24%) VMware Engineer
5 6 (12.24%) Windows Support Engineer
6 5 (10.20%) Service Analyst
6 5 (10.20%) Service Desk Analyst
7 4 (8.16%) Wintel Support Engineer
8 3 (6.12%) Banking Analyst
8 3 (6.12%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 3 (6.12%) Senior Analyst
8 3 (6.12%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
8 3 (6.12%) Server Engineer
9 2 (4.08%) 2nd Line Support
9 2 (4.08%) Citrix Support
9 2 (4.08%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
9 2 (4.08%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (30.61%) Middleware
2 1 (2.04%) .NET
2 1 (2.04%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (36.73%) Clustering
2 8 (16.33%) Data Centre
3 7 (14.29%) CMDB
3 7 (14.29%) Management Information System
4 6 (12.24%) Blackberry
5 5 (10.20%) AS400
5 5 (10.20%) Mathematics
6 3 (6.12%) Fat Client
6 3 (6.12%) Performance Metrics
6 3 (6.12%) Thin Client
7 2 (4.08%) Client/Server
7 2 (4.08%) Device Driver
7 2 (4.08%) EMC VNX
7 2 (4.08%) Mainframe
7 2 (4.08%) NHS
8 1 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (2.04%) Informatics
8 1 (2.04%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 40 (81.63%) Windows
2 15 (30.61%) Windows Server
3 13 (26.53%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (20.41%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (12.24%) Windows 7
6 5 (10.20%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (10.20%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (42.86%) ITIL
2 16 (32.65%) Application Packaging
3 15 (30.61%) High Availability
4 13 (26.53%) Service Delivery
5 12 (24.49%) ITIL V3
6 10 (20.41%) Problem Management
7 8 (16.33%) Change Management
7 8 (16.33%) Configuration Management
7 8 (16.33%) Incident Management
8 7 (14.29%) CRM
8 7 (14.29%) E-Commerce
8 7 (14.29%) Escalation Management
8 7 (14.29%) Knowledge Management
8 7 (14.29%) Mentoring
9 5 (10.20%) Coaching
10 4 (8.16%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (8.16%) Root Cause Analysis
11 3 (6.12%) Enterprise Architecture
11 3 (6.12%) Information Security
11 3 (6.12%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (36.73%) SQL
2 7 (14.29%) PowerShell
3 5 (10.20%) C
4 3 (6.12%) VBScript
5 1 (2.04%) C#
5 1 (2.04%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (32.65%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (18.37%) Security Cleared
3 8 (16.33%) SC Cleared
4 5 (10.20%) MCP
5 1 (2.04%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (2.04%) CCNA
5 1 (2.04%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.04%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (16.33%) SLA
2 1 (2.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.04%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 38 (77.55%) Active Directory
2 25 (51.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (34.69%) Terminal Services
4 15 (30.61%) Microsoft App-V
5 9 (18.37%) XenApp
6 6 (12.24%) XenDesktop
7 5 (10.20%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (8.16%) vSphere
9 3 (6.12%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (2.04%) Firmware
10 1 (2.04%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 16 (32.65%) OpenView
2 15 (30.61%) Microsoft Clustering
2 15 (30.61%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 15 (30.61%) Perfmon
3 9 (18.37%) SCOM
4 8 (16.33%) Backup Exec
5 5 (10.20%) SCCM
5 5 (10.20%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 5 (10.20%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 4 (8.16%) EdgeSight
7 3 (6.12%) SCOrch
8 2 (4.08%) HP NNM
8 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 2 (4.08%) MOM
8 2 (4.08%) Tivoli
8 2 (4.08%) WhatsUp Gold
9 1 (2.04%) BMC PATROL
9 1 (2.04%) HP Operations Orchestration
9 1 (2.04%) vRealize
9 1 (2.04%) WSUS
Vendors
1 49 (100.00%) HP
2 29 (59.18%) Microsoft
2 29 (59.18%) VMware
3 23 (46.94%) Citrix
4 15 (30.61%) Lotus
4 15 (30.61%) Oracle
5 8 (16.33%) IBM
5 8 (16.33%) Symantec
6 5 (10.20%) Avaya
6 5 (10.20%) Becrypt
6 5 (10.20%) Cisco
6 5 (10.20%) Dell
6 5 (10.20%) Sophos
7 4 (8.16%) AppSense
7 4 (8.16%) Red Hat
7 4 (8.16%) SolarWinds
8 3 (6.12%) NetApp
9 2 (4.08%) arcserve
9 2 (4.08%) CA
10 1 (2.04%) BMC
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