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 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
HP Systems Insight Manager (HP SIM)
UK
Rank 596 606 571
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -35
Contract jobs citing HP SIM 1 16 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.002% 0.032% 0.065%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.021% 0.36% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 10 24
Median daily rate - £354 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -29.25%
UK excluding London median daily rate - £325 £350
% change year-on-year
- -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 4
Median hourly rate - £26.00 £15.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +64.29%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £63.00 £13.65
% change year-on-year
- +361.53%

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
4662 4452 4479
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 10.42% 8.76% 8.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 3067 2756 2687
Median daily rate £475 £435 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.19% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 116 142 144
Median hourly rate £34.81 £24.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.04% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £13.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £53.58 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.75 £21.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+9.19% -3.33%

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
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 3 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 20 January 2017. 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 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 +17 1 - - 2
South East +10 1 - - 1
Surrey - 1 - -

HP SIM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 12 (100.00%) HP
2 8 (66.67%) Windows
2 8 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 8 (66.67%) VMware
2 8 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 7 (58.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (41.67%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (41.67%) ITIL
6 4 (33.33%) DNS
7 3 (25.00%) Information Security
7 3 (25.00%) Retail
7 3 (25.00%) PowerShell
7 3 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
7 3 (25.00%) Service Delivery
7 3 (25.00%) Performance Metrics
8 2 (16.67%) Data Centre
8 2 (16.67%) HSRP
8 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (16.67%) DFS Replication
8 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Monitoring
8 2 (16.67%) Firewall
8 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
8 2 (16.67%) BGP
8 2 (16.67%) VRRP
8 2 (16.67%) Cisco
8 2 (16.67%) MS Exchange
8 2 (16.67%) VBScript
8 2 (16.67%) Dell
8 2 (16.67%) Juniper

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 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) DNS
2 2 (16.67%) BGP
2 2 (16.67%) Firewall
2 2 (16.67%) HSRP
2 2 (16.67%) OSPF
2 2 (16.67%) VRRP
3 1 (8.33%) NAS
3 1 (8.33%) SAN
3 1 (8.33%) SMTP
3 1 (8.33%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 3 (25.00%) Retail
2 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) VMware Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Support
3 2 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Senior Systems Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Systems Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Wintel Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Wintel Support
4 1 (8.33%) VMware Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Wintel Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Wintel Server Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Wintel Support Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Wintel Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Performance Metrics
2 2 (16.67%) Data Centre
3 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (8.33%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 8 (66.67%) Windows
1 8 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 6 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) ITIL
2 3 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 3 (25.00%) Information Security
2 3 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Monitoring
4 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (8.33%) Dashboard Development
4 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
4 1 (8.33%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 1 (8.33%) People Management
4 1 (8.33%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) Server Monitoring
4 1 (8.33%) Two-Factor Authentication
4 1 (8.33%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (16.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
1 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (8.33%) PCI DSS
1 1 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 7 (58.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (41.67%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (16.67%) DFS Replication
5 1 (8.33%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (8.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) SCOM
1 2 (16.67%) WhatsUp Gold
2 1 (8.33%) PowerCLI
2 1 (8.33%) vRealize
2 1 (8.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) HP
2 8 (66.67%) VMware
3 2 (16.67%) Cisco
3 2 (16.67%) Dell
3 2 (16.67%) Huawei
3 2 (16.67%) Juniper
3 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 2 (16.67%) NetApp
4 1 (8.33%) Clearswift
4 1 (8.33%) F5
4 1 (8.33%) IBM
4 1 (8.33%) Intel Security
4 1 (8.33%) SolarWinds
4 1 (8.33%) Sophos