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 15 September 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
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP Systems Insight Manager (HP SIM)
Rank 560 560 547
Rank change year-on-year
0 -13
Contract jobs citing HP SIM 62 24 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.045% 0.078%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.43% 0.63% 1.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 10 27
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£313 £349 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.39% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £195 £161
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £505 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £311 £363 £175
% change year-on-year
-14.13% +107.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 2
Average hourly rate £25.25 £27.80 £29.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.17% -5.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.63 £27.80 £29.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.75 £27.80 £29.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £27.80 -
% change year-on-year
-9.17% -

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
4329 3802 3815
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.55% 7.19% 6.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 2578 2238 1997
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £313
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +10.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 151 146 167
Average hourly rate £21.50 £22.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.27% +12.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £21.75 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+1.14% +14.47%

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 15 September 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 15 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 15 September 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +42 60 £313 -10.39% 7
South East -8 19 £310 -26.84%
London +16 18 £420 +140.00% 6
Hampshire -2 15 £305 -11.15%
East of England -23 4 - -
City of London +29 3 £500 -
North West -4 1 - -
Surrey - - - -
Andover - - - -
Knutsford - - - -
Luton - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Staines - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - -
Cheshire - - - -

HP SIM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 99 (98.02%) HP
2 86 (85.15%) Windows
3 76 (75.25%) Active Directory
4 69 (68.32%) VMware
5 59 (58.42%) Microsoft
6 58 (57.43%) Windows Server 2008
7 50 (49.50%) Windows Server 2003
8 48 (47.52%) DNS
9 41 (40.59%) ITIL
10 40 (39.60%) Security Cleared
11 37 (36.63%) DHCP
12 34 (33.66%) vSphere
13 33 (32.67%) SLA
14 32 (31.68%) MS Excel
14 32 (31.68%) VMware Infrastructure
15 29 (28.71%) SCOM
15 29 (28.71%) NetBackup
16 28 (27.72%) SCCM
17 25 (24.75%) PowerShell
17 25 (24.75%) MS Exchange
18 24 (23.76%) Symantec
18 24 (23.76%) DV Cleared
19 23 (22.77%) Clustering
20 21 (20.79%) Finance
20 21 (20.79%) Citrix
21 20 (19.80%) SQL
21 20 (19.80%) VMware ESX
22 19 (18.81%) Linux
22 19 (18.81%) Capacity Management
22 19 (18.81%) Symantec Endpoint Protection

HP SIM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 25 (24.75%) MS Exchange
2 18 (17.82%) SharePoint
3 16 (15.84%) IIS
4 15 (14.85%) Exchange Server 2007
5 12 (11.88%) Exchange Server 2010
5 12 (11.88%) Exchange Server 2003
6 7 (6.93%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (4.95%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 4 (3.96%) Apache
8 4 (3.96%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (2.97%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.99%) Lotus Domino
10 1 (0.99%) WorkSite
Applications
1 32 (31.68%) MS Excel
2 9 (8.91%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.99%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.97%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 48 (47.52%) DNS
2 37 (36.63%) DHCP
3 16 (15.84%) TCP/IP
3 16 (15.84%) Firewall
4 11 (10.89%) SAN
5 6 (5.94%) SMTP
6 4 (3.96%) LAN
6 4 (3.96%) WAN
7 3 (2.97%) VLAN
7 3 (2.97%) iSCSI
7 3 (2.97%) OpenLDAP
8 2 (1.98%) SNMP
9 1 (0.99%) DMZ
9 1 (0.99%) Fibre Channel
9 1 (0.99%) IP Telephony
9 1 (0.99%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.97%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.99%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (2.97%) Wise Package Studio
2 2 (1.98%) MSI
General
1 21 (20.79%) Finance
2 16 (15.84%) Telecoms
3 9 (8.91%) Banking
4 8 (7.92%) Financial Institution
5 5 (4.95%) Retail
6 2 (1.98%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.99%) Legal
Job Titles
1 46 (45.54%) Administrator
2 37 (36.63%) Systems Administrator
3 16 (15.84%) Senior Systems Administrator
4 13 (12.87%) Windows Administrator
5 12 (11.88%) Support Engineer
6 11 (10.89%) Analyst
6 11 (10.89%) Storage Administrator
6 11 (10.89%) Storage Systems Administrator
7 8 (7.92%) Wintel Engineer
7 8 (7.92%) Server Administrator
7 8 (7.92%) Operations Analyst
8 6 (5.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 6 (5.94%) VMware Engineer
8 6 (5.94%) Wintel Systems Administrator
8 6 (5.94%) Wintel Administrator
9 5 (4.95%) Windows Systems Administrator
9 5 (4.95%) 2nd Line Support
9 5 (4.95%) 3rd Line Support
10 4 (3.96%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 4 (3.96%) Senior Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (10.89%) Application Packaging
2 3 (2.97%) Software Packaging
2 3 (2.97%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 23 (22.77%) Clustering
2 18 (17.82%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (11.88%) AS400
4 8 (7.92%) SecurID
4 8 (7.92%) VAX
4 8 (7.92%) Hedge funds
5 5 (4.95%) Management Information System
5 5 (4.95%) Blackberry
5 5 (4.95%) Replication
6 4 (3.96%) Mainframe
6 4 (3.96%) iPhone
6 4 (3.96%) iPad
7 2 (1.98%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.98%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.98%) CMDB
8 1 (0.99%) CLARiiON
8 1 (0.99%) Symmetrix
8 1 (0.99%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 86 (85.15%) Windows
2 58 (57.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 50 (49.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 19 (18.81%) Linux
5 16 (15.84%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (11.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 11 (10.89%) UNIX
8 9 (8.91%) Solaris
9 8 (7.92%) VMS
10 5 (4.95%) Windows 7
11 4 (3.96%) MVS
11 4 (3.96%) Windows 2000
11 4 (3.96%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.99%) HPUX
12 1 (0.99%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (0.99%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (40.59%) ITIL
2 19 (18.81%) Capacity Management
3 13 (12.87%) Change Management
4 10 (9.90%) Incident Management
5 8 (7.92%) Mentoring
6 7 (6.93%) Network Load Balancing
7 6 (5.94%) Service Delivery
7 6 (5.94%) Root Cause Analysis
8 5 (4.95%) Knowledge Management
8 5 (4.95%) E-Commerce
9 4 (3.96%) Configuration Management
9 4 (3.96%) CRM
9 4 (3.96%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (3.96%) Asset Management
9 4 (3.96%) Problem Management
9 4 (3.96%) Capacity Planning
10 3 (2.97%) ITIL V3
10 3 (2.97%) Agile Software Development
11 2 (1.98%) Coaching
11 2 (1.98%) Server Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 25 (24.75%) PowerShell
2 20 (19.80%) SQL
3 9 (8.91%) VBScript
3 9 (8.91%) VB
4 6 (5.94%) C
Qualifications
1 40 (39.60%) Security Cleared
2 24 (23.76%) DV Cleared
3 16 (15.84%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.97%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (1.98%) Degree
6 1 (0.99%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (32.67%) SLA
System Software
1 76 (75.25%) Active Directory
2 34 (33.66%) vSphere
3 32 (31.68%) VMware Infrastructure
4 20 (19.80%) VMware ESX
5 16 (15.84%) XenApp
6 9 (8.91%) XenDesktop
7 8 (7.92%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (3.96%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 3 (2.97%) Terminal Services
10 2 (1.98%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (1.98%) VMware Server
10 2 (1.98%) vCloud
11 1 (0.99%) VMFS
11 1 (0.99%) Xen
Systems Management
1 29 (28.71%) NetBackup
1 29 (28.71%) SCOM
2 28 (27.72%) SCCM
3 19 (18.81%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 17 (16.83%) BMC PATROL
5 15 (14.85%) OpenView
6 14 (13.86%) Control-M
7 11 (10.89%) Backup Exec
8 10 (9.90%) ARCserve
9 9 (8.91%) Tivoli
10 8 (7.92%) Tivoli NetView
10 8 (7.92%) Netcool
10 8 (7.92%) Legato
11 7 (6.93%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
11 7 (6.93%) SAP Afaria
11 7 (6.93%) MOM
12 5 (4.95%) Norton AntiVirus
13 4 (3.96%) MIMEsweeper
13 4 (3.96%) HP Data Protector
13 4 (3.96%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 99 (98.02%) HP
2 69 (68.32%) VMware
3 59 (58.42%) Microsoft
4 24 (23.76%) Symantec
5 21 (20.79%) Citrix
6 16 (15.84%) IBM
7 11 (10.89%) Cisco
7 11 (10.89%) Sophos
7 11 (10.89%) 3PAR
8 10 (9.90%) Remedy
8 10 (9.90%) EMC
8 10 (9.90%) CA
9 9 (8.91%) BMC
10 8 (7.92%) Veritas
10 8 (7.92%) Wall Street Systems
11 7 (6.93%) Qualys
11 7 (6.93%) Altiris
12 6 (5.94%) NetApp
13 5 (4.95%) Oracle
13 5 (4.95%) ServiceNow
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