The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England 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 25 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
HP Systems Insight Manager (HP SIM)
UK / England
Rank 584 592 572
Rank change year-on-year +8 -20  
Contract jobs citing HP SIM 1 23 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.002% 0.047% 0.052%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.024% 0.50% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 13 17
Median daily rate £402 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.47% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate - - £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 4
Median hourly rate - £19.00 £14.33
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +32.63%  
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 England with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 4160 4580 4083
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 9.95% 9.34% 8.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 2789 2927 2430
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £310 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 123 165
Median hourly rate £24.50 £22.50 £20.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.88% +11.46%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.86 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £55.00 £37.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year -15.55% +4.65%  

HP SIM
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England 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 England

HP SIM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for HP SIM in England

HP SIM
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for HP SIM in England

HP SIM
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HP SIM within the England region over the 3 months to 25 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +17 1 £402 -15.47% 1
HP SIM
UK

HP SIM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 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 England region with a requirement for HP SIM.

1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (100.00%) HP
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (75.00%) ITIL
3 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (50.00%) Huawei
3 2 (50.00%) Firewall
3 2 (50.00%) HSRP
3 2 (50.00%) DFS Replication
3 2 (50.00%) BGP
3 2 (50.00%) VRRP
3 2 (50.00%) Juniper
3 2 (50.00%) NetApp
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (50.00%) OSPF
3 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (25.00%) VBScript
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (25.00%) SMTP
4 1 (25.00%) DNS
4 1 (25.00%) Intel Security
4 1 (25.00%) SAN
4 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery

HP SIM
Top Related IT Skills in England 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) BGP
1 2 (50.00%) Firewall
1 2 (50.00%) HSRP
1 2 (50.00%) OSPF
1 2 (50.00%) VRRP
2 1 (25.00%) DNS
2 1 (25.00%) NAS
2 1 (25.00%) SAN
2 1 (25.00%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Senior Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Senior Systems Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Systems Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Support
2 1 (25.00%) Network Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Infrastructure Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Network Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Network Support
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Network Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Wintel Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Wintel Support
2 1 (25.00%) Wintel Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (25.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) Information Security
2 1 (25.00%) IT Strategy
2 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (25.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
2 1 (25.00%) People Management
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Metrics
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (25.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (50.00%) DFS Replication
4 1 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (25.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) PowerCLI
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) HP
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) Huawei
2 2 (50.00%) Juniper
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) NetApp
3 1 (25.00%) Clearswift
3 1 (25.00%) F5
3 1 (25.00%) Intel Security