The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for HP SIM skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited HP SIM over the 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

HP Systems Insight Manager (HP SIM)
London / City of London
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 154 154 185
Rank change year-on-year 0 +31  
Contract jobs citing HP SIM 1 4 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.033% 0.12% 0.17%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.31% 1.16% 2.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 5
Median daily rate £402 £358 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.30% -24.73%  
UK excluding London median daily rate - - £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Median hourly rate - £19.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +26.66%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £63.00 £13.65
% change year-on-year - +361.53%  

HP SIM is in the systems management skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 320 346 434
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 10.61% 10.40% 8.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 262 249 331
Median daily rate £500 £473 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.82% +5.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £340 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £604 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 7
Median hourly rate £22.34 £19.00 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.55% +1.60%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year -15.55% +9.75%  

HP SIM
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing HP SIM as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Systems Management category.

Job vacancy trend for HP SIM in the City of London

HP SIM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing HP SIM in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for HP SIM in the City of London

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing HP SIM in the City of London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for HP SIM in the City of London

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Top 14 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing HP SIM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for HP SIM.

1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) vSphere
1 1 (100.00%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Metrics
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server

HP SIM
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Metrics
1 1 (100.00%) Service Delivery
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) VMware