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 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP Systems Insight Manager (HP SIM)
Rank 541 556 562
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +6
Contract jobs citing HP SIM 54 22 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.096% 0.041% 0.060%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.26% 0.56% 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 9 17
Average daily rate
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£310 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.88% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £190 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £510 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £398 £388
% change year-on-year
-23.16% +2.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Average hourly rate £24.13 £27.90 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.53% -7.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.13 £27.80 -
% change year-on-year
-13.21% -

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
4290 3919 3854
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.61% 7.35% 6.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 2508 2244 2003
Average daily rate £390 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £210 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £315
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +6.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 149 149 180
Average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.55% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.20 £40.57 £35.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £20.75 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-6.02% +6.41%

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 22 August 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HP SIM within the UK over the 3 months to 22 August 2014. 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 +7 53 £310 -13.88% 7
London +28 19 £420 +109.75% 5
Hampshire +4 13 £301 -28.37% 2
South East +4 13 £301 -39.83% 2
City of London +33 4 £500 -
East of England -29 2 - -
North West - 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 - -
Surrey - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Andover - - - -
Basildon - - - -
Knutsford - - - -
Luton - - - -
Reading - - - -
Staines - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Cheshire - - - -
Essex - - - -

HP SIM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 80 (98.77%) HP
2 68 (83.95%) Windows
3 62 (76.54%) Active Directory
4 54 (66.67%) VMware
5 45 (55.56%) Microsoft
6 44 (54.32%) Windows Server 2008
7 37 (45.68%) DNS
7 37 (45.68%) Windows Server 2003
8 34 (41.98%) ITIL
9 32 (39.51%) Security Cleared
10 31 (38.27%) DHCP
11 27 (33.33%) SLA
11 27 (33.33%) SCCM
12 26 (32.10%) SCOM
12 26 (32.10%) VMware Infrastructure
12 26 (32.10%) vSphere
12 26 (32.10%) NetBackup
13 22 (27.16%) MS Excel
13 22 (27.16%) DV Cleared
14 21 (25.93%) PowerShell
14 21 (25.93%) Symantec
15 18 (22.22%) Clustering
15 18 (22.22%) MS Exchange
16 17 (20.99%) Linux
16 17 (20.99%) VMware ESX
16 17 (20.99%) Finance
16 17 (20.99%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
17 16 (19.75%) Capacity Management
18 15 (18.52%) IBM
19 14 (17.28%) BMC PATROL

HP SIM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 18 (22.22%) MS Exchange
2 13 (16.05%) SharePoint
3 12 (14.81%) Exchange Server 2010
4 11 (13.58%) Exchange Server 2007
5 10 (12.35%) IIS
6 9 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2003
7 7 (8.64%) Exchange Server 2013
8 4 (4.94%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 4 (4.94%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (2.47%) Apache
10 1 (1.23%) IBM Notes
10 1 (1.23%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 22 (27.16%) MS Excel
2 6 (7.41%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 37 (45.68%) DNS
2 31 (38.27%) DHCP
3 14 (17.28%) TCP/IP
4 12 (14.81%) Firewall
5 11 (13.58%) SAN
6 4 (4.94%) SMTP
6 4 (4.94%) LAN
6 4 (4.94%) WAN
7 3 (3.70%) iSCSI
8 2 (2.47%) SNMP
9 1 (1.23%) Fibre Channel
9 1 (1.23%) OpenLDAP
9 1 (1.23%) DMZ
9 1 (1.23%) SSH
9 1 (1.23%) VLAN
9 1 (1.23%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.23%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.23%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.23%) Wise Package Studio
1 1 (1.23%) MSI
General
1 17 (20.99%) Finance
2 14 (17.28%) Telecoms
3 8 (9.88%) Financial Institution
4 6 (7.41%) Banking
5 5 (6.17%) Retail
6 2 (2.47%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 40 (49.38%) Administrator
2 32 (39.51%) Systems Administrator
3 14 (17.28%) Senior Systems Administrator
4 12 (14.81%) Windows Administrator
5 10 (12.35%) Support Engineer
5 10 (12.35%) Analyst
6 9 (11.11%) Storage Systems Administrator
6 9 (11.11%) Storage Administrator
7 8 (9.88%) Operations Analyst
8 7 (8.64%) Server Administrator
9 6 (7.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 6 (7.41%) VMware Engineer
10 5 (6.17%) Wintel Systems Administrator
10 5 (6.17%) Wintel Administrator
10 5 (6.17%) Wintel Engineer
10 5 (6.17%) Windows Systems Administrator
10 5 (6.17%) 2nd Line Support
11 4 (4.94%) Senior Wintel Engineer
12 3 (3.70%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
12 3 (3.70%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.64%) Application Packaging
2 1 (1.23%) Software Packaging
2 1 (1.23%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 18 (22.22%) Clustering
2 10 (12.35%) AS400
3 8 (9.88%) SecurID
3 8 (9.88%) VAX
3 8 (9.88%) Hedge funds
4 4 (4.94%) Blackberry
4 4 (4.94%) iPad
4 4 (4.94%) iPhone
5 3 (3.70%) Replication
6 2 (2.47%) Mainframe
6 2 (2.47%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.47%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.23%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (1.23%) CLARiiON
7 1 (1.23%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 68 (83.95%) Windows
2 44 (54.32%) Windows Server 2008
3 37 (45.68%) Windows Server 2003
4 17 (20.99%) Linux
5 14 (17.28%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (12.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 9 (11.11%) UNIX
7 9 (11.11%) Solaris
8 8 (9.88%) VMS
9 5 (6.17%) Windows 7
10 2 (2.47%) Windows 2000
10 2 (2.47%) Windows XP
10 2 (2.47%) MVS
11 1 (1.23%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (1.23%) HPUX
11 1 (1.23%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (41.98%) ITIL
2 16 (19.75%) Capacity Management
3 9 (11.11%) Change Management
4 7 (8.64%) Network Load Balancing
5 6 (7.41%) Incident Management
5 6 (7.41%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (4.94%) Service Delivery
6 4 (4.94%) Asset Management
7 2 (2.47%) Configuration Management
7 2 (2.47%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (2.47%) Knowledge Management
7 2 (2.47%) CRM
7 2 (2.47%) E-Commerce
7 2 (2.47%) Capacity Planning
8 1 (1.23%) Infrastructure Management
8 1 (1.23%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (1.23%) Change Control
8 1 (1.23%) ITIL V3
8 1 (1.23%) Load Balancing
8 1 (1.23%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (25.93%) PowerShell
2 11 (13.58%) SQL
3 8 (9.88%) VBScript
4 6 (7.41%) VB
4 6 (7.41%) C
Qualifications
1 32 (39.51%) Security Cleared
2 22 (27.16%) DV Cleared
3 9 (11.11%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.47%) Degree
4 2 (2.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.23%) VCP5
5 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 62 (76.54%) Active Directory
2 26 (32.10%) VMware Infrastructure
2 26 (32.10%) vSphere
3 17 (20.99%) VMware ESX
4 9 (11.11%) XenApp
5 6 (7.41%) XenDesktop
5 6 (7.41%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (2.47%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 2 (2.47%) VMware Server
6 2 (2.47%) vCloud
7 1 (1.23%) VMFS
7 1 (1.23%) Terminal Services
7 1 (1.23%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 27 (33.33%) SCCM
2 26 (32.10%) SCOM
2 26 (32.10%) NetBackup
3 17 (20.99%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 14 (17.28%) BMC PATROL
5 13 (16.05%) Control-M
6 11 (13.58%) OpenView
7 9 (11.11%) Backup Exec
7 9 (11.11%) Tivoli
8 8 (9.88%) Tivoli NetView
8 8 (9.88%) Legato
8 8 (9.88%) Netcool
9 7 (8.64%) SAP Afaria
9 7 (8.64%) MOM
10 6 (7.41%) ARCserve
10 6 (7.41%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
11 4 (4.94%) MIMEsweeper
11 4 (4.94%) Norton AntiVirus
12 3 (3.70%) HP NNM
13 2 (2.47%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 80 (98.77%) HP
2 54 (66.67%) VMware
3 45 (55.56%) Microsoft
4 21 (25.93%) Symantec
5 15 (18.52%) IBM
6 11 (13.58%) Sophos
6 11 (13.58%) Citrix
6 11 (13.58%) Cisco
7 9 (11.11%) 3PAR
7 9 (11.11%) Remedy
8 8 (9.88%) Veritas
8 8 (9.88%) Wall Street Systems
9 7 (8.64%) Qualys
9 7 (8.64%) Altiris
9 7 (8.64%) EMC
10 6 (7.41%) BMC
10 6 (7.41%) CA
11 4 (4.94%) NetApp
11 4 (4.94%) ServiceNow
12 3 (3.70%) Oracle
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