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 27 February 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP Systems Insight Manager (HP SIM)
Rank 547 525 487
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -38
Contract jobs citing HP SIM 29 41 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.055% 0.082% 0.11%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.70% 1.12% 1.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 25 28
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£463 £380 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.71% +16.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £189 £132
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £418 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Average hourly rate £13.65 £10.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.50% -45.94%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.65 £10.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+36.50% -45.94%

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
4142 3676 2863
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.89% 7.31% 6.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 2467 2033 1607
Average daily rate £417 £380 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.73% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £513 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £343 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.02% -2.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 149 158 183
Average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £22.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.50 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £40.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%

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 27 February 2015.

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 28 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 27 February 2015. 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
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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 -28 28 £500 +28.20% 9
London -16 17 £500 +28.20% 3
South East -32 9 £340 +15.25% 4
Hampshire -12 6 £340 -10.52% 2
Berkshire 0 3 - - 2
City of London +14 2 £388 +12.31% 2
East of England - 2 £350 -
East Midlands - - - -
Nottingham - - - -
Reading - - - - 1
South West - - - - 1
Scotland - - - -
Devon - - - -
Essex - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - -
Kent - - - -
Nottinghamshire - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Wiltshire - - - - 1
Yorkshire - - - - 1
Andover - - - -
Basildon - - - -
Basingstoke - - - -
Bradford - - - -
Cheltenham - - - -
Chippenham - - - -
Edinburgh - - - -
Exeter - - - -

HP SIM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 92 (98.92%) HP
2 83 (89.25%) Windows
3 73 (78.49%) VMware
4 62 (66.67%) Microsoft
5 47 (50.54%) Windows Server 2008
6 44 (47.31%) Active Directory
6 44 (47.31%) Citrix
7 39 (41.94%) ITIL
8 38 (40.86%) VMware Infrastructure
9 37 (39.78%) Windows Server 2003
10 36 (38.71%) XenApp
11 32 (34.41%) CA
11 32 (34.41%) DNS
11 32 (34.41%) MS Excel
12 31 (33.33%) SharePoint
12 31 (33.33%) TCP/IP
12 31 (33.33%) PowerShell
13 29 (31.18%) SCOM
13 29 (31.18%) SQL
13 29 (31.18%) SAN
14 28 (30.11%) SCCM
15 27 (29.03%) MS Exchange
16 25 (26.88%) DHCP
16 25 (26.88%) Incident Management
17 24 (25.81%) IBM
18 23 (24.73%) vSphere
18 23 (24.73%) VMware ESXi
19 22 (23.66%) Middleware
20 21 (22.58%) Dell
20 21 (22.58%) Replication

HP SIM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 31 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 27 (29.03%) MS Exchange
3 15 (16.13%) OpenStack
4 14 (15.05%) IIS
5 13 (13.98%) Exchange Server 2007
6 10 (10.75%) Exchange Server 2003
7 8 (8.60%) Exchange Server 2010
8 6 (6.45%) IBM Notes
8 6 (6.45%) Apache
9 4 (4.30%) Lync
9 4 (4.30%) Exchange Server 2013
10 2 (2.15%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 1 (1.08%) WorkSite
Applications
1 32 (34.41%) MS Excel
2 8 (8.60%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.08%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.08%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 32 (34.41%) DNS
2 31 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 29 (31.18%) SAN
4 25 (26.88%) DHCP
5 20 (21.51%) NetScaler
6 19 (20.43%) NAS
7 11 (11.83%) SMTP
8 10 (10.75%) Firewall
9 4 (4.30%) SNMP
10 3 (3.23%) LAN
10 3 (3.23%) WAN
11 2 (2.15%) FTP
11 2 (2.15%) X.25
11 2 (2.15%) SSH
11 2 (2.15%) VLAN
11 2 (2.15%) Fibre Channel
11 2 (2.15%) OpenLDAP
11 2 (2.15%) Cisco Nexus
12 1 (1.08%) Network Security
12 1 (1.08%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (11.83%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.15%) NonStop SQL
2 2 (2.15%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (3.23%) Wise Package Studio
2 2 (2.15%) MSI
General
1 15 (16.13%) Finance
2 7 (7.53%) Telecoms
3 6 (6.45%) Banking
4 3 (3.23%) Manufacturing
4 3 (3.23%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.08%) Law
5 1 (1.08%) Legal
Job Titles
1 26 (27.96%) Administrator
2 21 (22.58%) Systems Administrator
3 14 (15.05%) Analyst
4 13 (13.98%) Wintel Analyst
4 13 (13.98%) Wintel Engineer
5 10 (10.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 9 (9.68%) Senior Systems Administrator
7 7 (7.53%) Wintel Support
8 6 (6.45%) 3rd Line Support
9 5 (5.38%) Windows Administrator
9 5 (5.38%) Storage Administrator
9 5 (5.38%) Citrix Engineer
9 5 (5.38%) Storage Systems Administrator
10 4 (4.30%) Support Engineer
10 4 (4.30%) Consultant
11 3 (3.23%) Architect
11 3 (3.23%) Server Administrator
11 3 (3.23%) Windows Systems Administrator
11 3 (3.23%) Citrix Support
11 3 (3.23%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (23.66%) Middleware
2 9 (9.68%) Application Packaging
3 4 (4.30%) XML
4 3 (3.23%) Software Packaging
5 2 (2.15%) OLE
5 2 (2.15%) OLE DB
6 1 (1.08%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 21 (22.58%) Replication
2 15 (16.13%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (11.83%) Clustering
4 5 (5.38%) Management Information System
5 4 (4.30%) Thin Client
5 4 (4.30%) Fat Client
6 3 (3.23%) CMDB
7 2 (2.15%) EqualLogic
7 2 (2.15%) Tandem
7 2 (2.15%) Blackberry
7 2 (2.15%) Mainframe
7 2 (2.15%) AS400
8 1 (1.08%) Open Source
8 1 (1.08%) HP StorageWorks
8 1 (1.08%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 83 (89.25%) Windows
2 47 (50.54%) Windows Server 2008
3 37 (39.78%) Windows Server 2003
4 12 (12.90%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (6.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (6.45%) Linux
6 4 (4.30%) Windows 2000
6 4 (4.30%) Windows XP
7 3 (3.23%) Windows 7
8 2 (2.15%) UNIX
8 2 (2.15%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (41.94%) ITIL
2 25 (26.88%) Incident Management
3 16 (17.20%) Low Latency
3 16 (17.20%) ITSM
4 15 (16.13%) Project Management
5 12 (12.90%) Mentoring
6 7 (7.53%) Change Management
7 6 (6.45%) Capacity Management
7 6 (6.45%) Problem Management
7 6 (6.45%) Change Control
8 5 (5.38%) E-Commerce
8 5 (5.38%) Migration
8 5 (5.38%) Knowledge Management
9 4 (4.30%) Service Delivery
9 4 (4.30%) Capacity Planning
10 3 (3.23%) ITIL V3
10 3 (3.23%) Operations Management
10 3 (3.23%) Network Monitoring
10 3 (3.23%) Server Monitoring
10 3 (3.23%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 29 (31.18%) SQL
3 19 (20.43%) VBScript
4 15 (16.13%) C#
5 6 (6.45%) VB
6 4 (4.30%) C
7 2 (2.15%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 21 (22.58%) Security Cleared
2 17 (18.28%) SC Cleared
3 11 (11.83%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (8.60%) DV Cleared
5 5 (5.38%) MCSE
6 4 (4.30%) CCA
6 4 (4.30%) Citrix Certification
6 4 (4.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (4.30%) MCITP
7 3 (3.23%) Degree
7 3 (3.23%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (3.23%) CCEA
7 3 (3.23%) VCP5
8 2 (2.15%) VCP4
9 1 (1.08%) CCAA
9 1 (1.08%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (15.05%) SLA
System Software
1 44 (47.31%) Active Directory
2 38 (40.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 36 (38.71%) XenApp
4 23 (24.73%) vSphere
4 23 (24.73%) VMware ESXi
5 21 (22.58%) XenDesktop
6 18 (19.35%) Hyper-V
7 16 (17.20%) VMware ESX
7 16 (17.20%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 8 (8.60%) Microsoft App-V
9 6 (6.45%) Terminal Services
10 4 (4.30%) XenServer
10 4 (4.30%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 1 (1.08%) Xen
Systems Management
1 29 (31.18%) SCOM
2 28 (30.11%) SCCM
3 17 (18.28%) EdgeSight
4 16 (17.20%) SCVMM
5 15 (16.13%) ARCserve
6 9 (9.68%) OpenView
7 8 (8.60%) NetBackup
8 7 (7.53%) HP Data Protector
9 5 (5.38%) Backup Exec
9 5 (5.38%) BMC PATROL
9 5 (5.38%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 4 (4.30%) Unicenter
10 4 (4.30%) Norton AntiVirus
10 4 (4.30%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 4 (4.30%) SolarWinds Orion
11 3 (3.23%) BladeLogic
11 3 (3.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 3 (3.23%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
12 2 (2.15%) SCOrch
12 2 (2.15%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 92 (98.92%) HP
2 73 (78.49%) VMware
3 62 (66.67%) Microsoft
4 44 (47.31%) Citrix
5 32 (34.41%) CA
6 24 (25.81%) IBM
7 21 (22.58%) Dell
8 20 (21.51%) Veritas
9 18 (19.35%) Veeam
9 18 (19.35%) ServiceNow
10 16 (17.20%) Nimsoft
11 13 (13.98%) Symantec
12 8 (8.60%) BMC
12 8 (8.60%) SolarWinds
12 8 (8.60%) Altiris
13 7 (7.53%) 3PAR
13 7 (7.53%) Oracle
13 7 (7.53%) Cisco
14 6 (6.45%) Lotus
15 5 (5.38%) NetApp
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