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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP Systems Insight Manager (HP SIM)
Rank 593 540 523
Rank change year-on-year
-53 -17
Contract jobs citing HP SIM 20 52 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.036% 0.098% 0.069%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.44% 1.25% 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 26 15
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£358 £310 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.32% -11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £222 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £409 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £310 £350
% change year-on-year
-11.29% -11.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £26.50 £20.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +30.86%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £26.50 £12.50
% change year-on-year
- +112.00%

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
4546 4148 3787
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.14% 7.84% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 2802 2401 2115
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £514 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £338
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 149 127 170
Average hourly rate £20.75 £19.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.21% -15.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.95 £10.50 £12.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.60 £34.10 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £18.75 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -10.71%

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 3 July 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 17 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 3 July 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 -63 18 £390 +25.80% 4
London -29 9 £400 - 3
South East -18 4 £298 -4.03%
Tyne and Wear - 3 £275 -
North East - 3 £275 -
Maidenhead - 3 £298 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 3 £275 -
Berkshire - 3 £298 -
City of London -8 2 - -
Scotland +4 1 £325 -
East Midlands -6 1 £390 -
Hampshire -6 1 - -
North West -15 1 £188 -
Livingston - 1 £325 -
West Lothian - 1 £325 -
Derbyshire - 1 £390 -
Manchester - 1 £188 -

HP SIM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 46 (97.87%) HP
2 39 (82.98%) Windows
3 38 (80.85%) VMware
4 29 (61.70%) Active Directory
4 29 (61.70%) Windows Server 2008
5 28 (59.57%) Microsoft
6 27 (57.45%) Citrix
6 27 (57.45%) VMware Infrastructure
7 25 (53.19%) Windows Server 2003
8 22 (46.81%) XenApp
9 21 (44.68%) PowerShell
9 21 (44.68%) SAN
10 19 (40.43%) DNS
11 18 (38.30%) vSphere
12 17 (36.17%) IBM
13 15 (31.91%) ITIL
13 15 (31.91%) SCCM
14 14 (29.79%) TCP/IP
14 14 (29.79%) SharePoint
15 13 (27.66%) Finance
16 12 (25.53%) VMware ESX
16 12 (25.53%) VBScript
17 11 (23.40%) MS Excel
17 11 (23.40%) Microsoft Certification
18 10 (21.28%) BMC
18 10 (21.28%) CA
18 10 (21.28%) Symantec
18 10 (21.28%) Clustering
18 10 (21.28%) Replication
18 10 (21.28%) Incident Management

HP SIM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 14 (29.79%) SharePoint
2 6 (12.77%) OpenStack
3 5 (10.64%) MS Exchange
4 4 (8.51%) IIS
5 3 (6.38%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (6.38%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (4.26%) Apache
7 1 (2.13%) Tomcat
7 1 (2.13%) JBoss
7 1 (2.13%) Lync
7 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 11 (23.40%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.26%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 21 (44.68%) SAN
2 19 (40.43%) DNS
3 14 (29.79%) TCP/IP
4 9 (19.15%) NAS
5 8 (17.02%) DHCP
6 7 (14.89%) LAN
6 7 (14.89%) WAN
7 6 (12.77%) NetScaler
8 5 (10.64%) Firewall
9 4 (8.51%) Ethernet
10 3 (6.38%) SMTP
10 3 (6.38%) VLAN
11 2 (4.26%) SNMP
12 1 (2.13%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.13%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (4.26%) Subversion
1 2 (4.26%) Wise Package Studio
2 1 (2.13%) Git (software)
General
1 13 (27.66%) Finance
2 8 (17.02%) Banking
3 2 (4.26%) Investment Banking
3 2 (4.26%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.13%) Games
4 1 (2.13%) Law
4 1 (2.13%) Legal
4 1 (2.13%) Dutch Language
4 1 (2.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (29.79%) Administrator
2 12 (25.53%) Systems Administrator
3 8 (17.02%) Windows Administrator
3 8 (17.02%) Wintel Engineer
4 6 (12.77%) Windows Systems Administrator
4 6 (12.77%) Server Administrator
5 5 (10.64%) Analyst
6 4 (8.51%) SAN Administrator
6 4 (8.51%) Wintel Analyst
7 3 (6.38%) Citrix Support
7 3 (6.38%) Wintel Support
7 3 (6.38%) Senior Systems Administrator
7 3 (6.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (6.38%) Desktop Engineer
7 3 (6.38%) Hardware Engineer
8 2 (4.26%) Server Engineer
8 2 (4.26%) Citrix Engineer
8 2 (4.26%) Architect
8 2 (4.26%) Data Centre Engineer
8 2 (4.26%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (14.89%) Middleware
2 5 (10.64%) Application Packaging
3 2 (4.26%) Software Packaging
4 1 (2.13%) X-Windows
4 1 (2.13%) HTML
4 1 (2.13%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 10 (21.28%) Replication
1 10 (21.28%) Clustering
2 8 (17.02%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (12.77%) Data Centre
3 6 (12.77%) Thin Client
3 6 (12.77%) Fat Client
4 3 (6.38%) PKI
5 2 (4.26%) EMC VNX
6 1 (2.13%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 39 (82.98%) Windows
2 29 (61.70%) Windows Server 2008
3 25 (53.19%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (19.15%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (10.64%) Windows XP
6 4 (8.51%) Windows 7
7 2 (4.26%) UNIX
7 2 (4.26%) Linux
7 2 (4.26%) Windows 2000
8 1 (2.13%) Solaris
8 1 (2.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (31.91%) ITIL
2 10 (21.28%) Incident Management
3 8 (17.02%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (12.77%) ITSM
4 6 (12.77%) Project Management
4 6 (12.77%) Low Latency
5 5 (10.64%) Change Control
5 5 (10.64%) Patch Management
5 5 (10.64%) Server Building
6 4 (8.51%) Software Deployment
6 4 (8.51%) Asset Management
6 4 (8.51%) Migration
6 4 (8.51%) Business Continuity
7 3 (6.38%) Malware Detection\Protection
7 3 (6.38%) Network Monitoring
8 2 (4.26%) Kalman Filter
8 2 (4.26%) Line Management
8 2 (4.26%) Mentoring
8 2 (4.26%) Change Management
8 2 (4.26%) Operations Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (44.68%) PowerShell
2 12 (25.53%) VBScript
3 8 (17.02%) SQL
4 6 (12.77%) C#
5 3 (6.38%) VB
6 2 (4.26%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.13%) AWK
7 1 (2.13%) Perl
7 1 (2.13%) PHP
7 1 (2.13%) C
7 1 (2.13%) sed
Qualifications
1 11 (23.40%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (17.02%) MCSE
3 7 (14.89%) Security Cleared
4 6 (12.77%) SC Cleared
5 4 (8.51%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (6.38%) MCITP
6 3 (6.38%) Degree
7 2 (4.26%) CCNA
7 2 (4.26%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (2.13%) HP ASE
8 1 (2.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (2.13%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.64%) SLA
1 5 (10.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (2.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.13%) BS25999
System Software
1 29 (61.70%) Active Directory
2 27 (57.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (46.81%) XenApp
4 18 (38.30%) vSphere
5 12 (25.53%) VMware ESX
6 10 (21.28%) VMware ESXi
7 8 (17.02%) XenDesktop
8 7 (14.89%) Hyper-V
9 6 (12.77%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 5 (10.64%) Microsoft App-V
11 4 (8.51%) Xen
11 4 (8.51%) VMware Server
12 2 (4.26%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 2 (4.26%) Terminal Services
12 2 (4.26%) ISA Server
13 1 (2.13%) MetaFrame
13 1 (2.13%) KVM
13 1 (2.13%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 15 (31.91%) SCCM
2 9 (19.15%) SCOM
3 7 (14.89%) BMC PATROL
3 7 (14.89%) EdgeSight
4 6 (12.77%) Norton AntiVirus
4 6 (12.77%) SCVMM
4 6 (12.77%) HP Data Protector
5 5 (10.64%) CA Single Sign-On
5 5 (10.64%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 4 (8.51%) ARCserve
6 4 (8.51%) Tivoli
7 3 (6.38%) NetBackup
7 3 (6.38%) BladeLogic
7 3 (6.38%) McAfee ePO
8 2 (4.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 2 (4.26%) OpenView
8 2 (4.26%) Unicenter
8 2 (4.26%) WSUS
8 2 (4.26%) vMotion
9 1 (2.13%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 46 (97.87%) HP
2 38 (80.85%) VMware
3 28 (59.57%) Microsoft
4 27 (57.45%) Citrix
5 17 (36.17%) IBM
6 10 (21.28%) BMC
6 10 (21.28%) CA
6 10 (21.28%) Symantec
7 8 (17.02%) Dell
7 8 (17.02%) ServiceNow
8 7 (14.89%) SolarWinds
8 7 (14.89%) McAfee
8 7 (14.89%) Veritas
9 6 (12.77%) Veeam
9 6 (12.77%) Nimsoft
10 5 (10.64%) Cisco
11 4 (8.51%) EMC
11 4 (8.51%) Compaq
11 4 (8.51%) 3PAR
12 3 (6.38%) Fujitsu Siemens
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