The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Systems Management category.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP Systems Insight Manager (HP SIM)
Rank 537 544 545
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +1
Contract jobs citing HP SIM 53 26 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.097% 0.051% 0.067%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.28% 0.69% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 9 19
Average daily rate
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£310 £360 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.88% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £240 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £404 £510 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £375 £333
% change year-on-year
-18.66% +12.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 1
Average hourly rate £24.13 £27.80 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.21% -7.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.13 £20.15 -
% change year-on-year
+19.72% -
Systems Management Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
4128 3766 3813
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.55% 7.39% 6.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 2427 2115 1941
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £341 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.02% +4.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 129 167 177
Average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.55% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £13.44 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £41.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +28.57%

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 24 July 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 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 24 July 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 +11 51 £310 -13.88% 5
London +20 20 £400 +42.85% 3
South West -15 13 £388 +38.39%
Wiltshire +7 11 £388 +38.39%
Hampshire -3 11 £305 -27.38% 1
South East -11 11 £305 -39.00% 1
East of England -16 6 £300 - 1
Bedfordshire - 3 £313 - 1
Luton - 3 £313 - 1
City of London +23 1 - - 1
North West - 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 - -
Surrey - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Cheshire - - - -
Essex - - - -
Reading - - - -
Runcorn - - - -
Staines - - - -
Andover - - - -
Basildon - - - -
Bradford - - - -
Chester - - - -
Chippenham - - - -
Leeds - - - -
Liverpool - - - -
Merseyside - - - -

HP SIM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 77 (98.72%) HP
2 63 (80.77%) Windows
3 59 (75.64%) Active Directory
4 48 (61.54%) VMware
5 37 (47.44%) Microsoft
6 36 (46.15%) Windows Server 2008
7 34 (43.59%) ITIL
8 33 (42.31%) DNS
9 31 (39.74%) DHCP
10 29 (37.18%) Windows Server 2003
11 28 (35.90%) VMware Infrastructure
12 27 (34.62%) SCCM
13 26 (33.33%) SCOM
14 25 (32.05%) Security Cleared
15 23 (29.49%) PowerShell
15 23 (29.49%) SLA
16 22 (28.21%) NetBackup
17 20 (25.64%) DV Cleared
18 18 (23.08%) Clustering
19 17 (21.79%) Symantec
19 17 (21.79%) vSphere
19 17 (21.79%) Windows Server 2012
20 16 (20.51%) Capacity Management
21 15 (19.23%) Cisco
21 15 (19.23%) IBM
21 15 (19.23%) MS Excel
22 14 (17.95%) Linux
22 14 (17.95%) MS Exchange
22 14 (17.95%) TCP/IP
22 14 (17.95%) SAN

HP SIM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 14 (17.95%) MS Exchange
2 11 (14.10%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (12.82%) IIS
4 8 (10.26%) Exchange Server 2003
5 6 (7.69%) SharePoint
5 6 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2013
5 6 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (5.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 4 (5.13%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (3.85%) Apache
8 1 (1.28%) IBM Notes
8 1 (1.28%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 15 (19.23%) MS Excel
2 6 (7.69%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (42.31%) DNS
2 31 (39.74%) DHCP
3 14 (17.95%) TCP/IP
3 14 (17.95%) SAN
4 9 (11.54%) Firewall
5 4 (5.13%) LAN
5 4 (5.13%) WAN
6 3 (3.85%) iSCSI
6 3 (3.85%) SNMP
7 1 (1.28%) OpenLDAP
7 1 (1.28%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (1.28%) DMZ
7 1 (1.28%) VLAN
7 1 (1.28%) IP Telephony
7 1 (1.28%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.56%) MySQL
2 1 (1.28%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.28%) Wise Package Studio
1 1 (1.28%) MSI
General
1 13 (16.67%) Finance
2 11 (14.10%) Telecoms
3 8 (10.26%) Financial Institution
4 5 (6.41%) Retail
5 3 (3.85%) Banking
6 1 (1.28%) Legal
Job Titles
1 30 (38.46%) Administrator
2 22 (28.21%) Systems Administrator
3 12 (15.38%) Windows Administrator
4 10 (12.82%) VMware Engineer
4 10 (12.82%) Analyst
5 9 (11.54%) Support Engineer
5 9 (11.54%) Senior Systems Administrator
6 8 (10.26%) Operations Analyst
6 8 (10.26%) Wintel Engineer
7 7 (8.97%) Server Administrator
8 6 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 6 (7.69%) Senior Wintel Engineer
9 5 (6.41%) Storage Systems Administrator
9 5 (6.41%) Storage Administrator
9 5 (6.41%) Windows Systems Administrator
9 5 (6.41%) 2nd Line Support
10 3 (3.85%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 2 (2.56%) 3rd Line Support
11 2 (2.56%) Wintel Administrator
11 2 (2.56%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.13%) Application Packaging
2 1 (1.28%) Software Packaging
2 1 (1.28%) HTML
2 1 (1.28%) CSS
2 1 (1.28%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 18 (23.08%) Clustering
2 10 (12.82%) AS400
3 8 (10.26%) SecurID
3 8 (10.26%) VAX
3 8 (10.26%) Hedge funds
4 4 (5.13%) Blackberry
4 4 (5.13%) iPhone
4 4 (5.13%) iPad
5 3 (3.85%) Replication
6 2 (2.56%) Mainframe
6 2 (2.56%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.56%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.28%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (1.28%) Open Source
7 1 (1.28%) CLARiiON
7 1 (1.28%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 63 (80.77%) Windows
2 36 (46.15%) Windows Server 2008
3 29 (37.18%) Windows Server 2003
4 17 (21.79%) Windows Server 2012
5 14 (17.95%) Linux
6 10 (12.82%) UNIX
7 9 (11.54%) Solaris
8 8 (10.26%) VMS
9 6 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (6.41%) Windows 7
11 2 (2.56%) Windows 2000
11 2 (2.56%) Windows XP
11 2 (2.56%) MVS
12 1 (1.28%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (1.28%) HPUX
12 1 (1.28%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (43.59%) ITIL
2 16 (20.51%) Capacity Management
3 13 (16.67%) Change Management
4 7 (8.97%) Network Load Balancing
5 6 (7.69%) Incident Management
5 6 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (5.13%) Service Delivery
6 4 (5.13%) Asset Management
7 2 (2.56%) Knowledge Management
7 2 (2.56%) Configuration Management
7 2 (2.56%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (2.56%) CRM
7 2 (2.56%) E-Commerce
8 1 (1.28%) Problem Management
8 1 (1.28%) Load Balancing
8 1 (1.28%) Infrastructure Management
8 1 (1.28%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (1.28%) Change Control
8 1 (1.28%) Capacity Planning
8 1 (1.28%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 23 (29.49%) PowerShell
2 11 (14.10%) SQL
3 10 (12.82%) VBScript
3 10 (12.82%) C
4 5 (6.41%) VB
5 1 (1.28%) sed
5 1 (1.28%) Perl
5 1 (1.28%) PHP
5 1 (1.28%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.28%) AWK
Qualifications
1 25 (32.05%) Security Cleared
2 20 (25.64%) DV Cleared
3 4 (5.13%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (2.56%) Degree
5 1 (1.28%) VCP5
5 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (29.49%) SLA
System Software
1 59 (75.64%) Active Directory
2 28 (35.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (21.79%) vSphere
4 13 (16.67%) VMware ESX
5 10 (12.82%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (7.69%) XenApp
7 2 (2.56%) NFS
7 2 (2.56%) vCloud
7 2 (2.56%) XenDesktop
7 2 (2.56%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 2 (2.56%) VMware Server
8 1 (1.28%) VMFS
8 1 (1.28%) Terminal Services
8 1 (1.28%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 27 (34.62%) SCCM
2 26 (33.33%) SCOM
3 22 (28.21%) NetBackup
4 13 (16.67%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 12 (15.38%) OpenView
6 10 (12.82%) BMC PATROL
6 10 (12.82%) Control-M
7 9 (11.54%) Tivoli
7 9 (11.54%) Backup Exec
8 8 (10.26%) Tivoli NetView
8 8 (10.26%) Legato
8 8 (10.26%) Netcool
9 7 (8.97%) SAP Afaria
9 7 (8.97%) MOM
10 5 (6.41%) HP NNM
11 4 (5.13%) Norton AntiVirus
11 4 (5.13%) MIMEsweeper
11 4 (5.13%) WSUS
12 3 (3.85%) HP Data Protector
13 2 (2.56%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 77 (98.72%) HP
2 48 (61.54%) VMware
3 37 (47.44%) Microsoft
4 17 (21.79%) Symantec
5 15 (19.23%) Cisco
5 15 (19.23%) IBM
6 11 (14.10%) EMC
6 11 (14.10%) Sophos
7 9 (11.54%) Remedy
8 8 (10.26%) Veritas
8 8 (10.26%) Citrix
8 8 (10.26%) Wall Street Systems
9 7 (8.97%) Qualys
9 7 (8.97%) Altiris
10 5 (6.41%) 3PAR
11 4 (5.13%) NetApp
11 4 (5.13%) ServiceNow
12 3 (3.85%) Brocade
12 3 (3.85%) Oracle
13 2 (2.56%) BMC
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